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My car does start an somebody told me to replace the coil

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Do you mean: my car does NOT start ?
If you can have someone stand by the engine intake with a can of carb cleaner, and spray it in while you are turning the ignition, does it start now ?
If not, pull a spark plug , replace wire, hold plug against metal part of engine, and have someone turn the ignition over, is there spark at the plug ?
If no then check the ignition cap and rotor, and wires and coil wire.
Make sure there are no cracks in the ign. cap, or moisture.
If that does not help it could be coil or module.
Please let me know what you find

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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