Question about 1979 Pontiac Firebird
Most GM cars have TWO coils, one is located INSIDE the dist.
It is almost worth it to buy a new one as opposed to rebuilding you old one. Try a different dist. see if problem follows it.
Posted on Nov 16, 2009
Check voltage from your wiring or OHM. it out for continuity with a voltmeter
Posted on Sep 24, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
simply take any kind of extra spark plug. detach the coil wire from the distributor cap. place the spare spark plug in the end of the coil wire. touch the spark plug to a grounded metal. in the mean time get someone to turn the engine over. if you see spark. then your coil is firing if not you know what your problem is.
Posted on Feb 17, 2009
I guess you have checked the sparkplug and power wires and they are ok. In that case the only thing left is the electronics module of the engine - go to a repair shop and connect it to a tester, it's most likely fried . You can't fix that, replace it
Posted on Oct 31, 2009
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