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Right coil keeps burning out

My coil on the right side smokes shortly after replacing this is the second one ive replaced at first I thought the coil was bad but the same thing happened after replacing it

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    miles dean Feb 15, 2014

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For coils to burn it indicates either the incorrect voltage coil in use or a dead short through the primary windings or failed resistor in the circuit.
Coils come in either straight 12 volts or 12 volts start but run on 7 volts through a resistor or resistor wire . If that resistor is shorted out the 12 v on the 7 volt windings will burn out the coil . Coils are connected in parallel and never in series as that increases the amp loading on the coil windings . Check the ignition module for the second coil as it may be shorting out internally.

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SOURCE: 1999 ford crown vic with ignition coils going bad a lot.

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