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The coil could be bad or the wires are not properly hooked up.

Posted on Jan 03, 2011

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This will have a direct coil over ignition with a coil over each spark plug. The coil is the electrical part over the spark plug. The coil also has a rubber part that is called the boot or spark plug boot. The boots can be purchased separately but the coils will come with new boots.

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