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Author Topic: Hott coil? No spark?  (Read 1078 times)

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Offline MitchiePinto

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Hott coil? No spark?
« on: November 04, 2012, 01:53:41 PM »
Car got weak turn over from low battery while I was trying to troubleshoot

So I put the charger on full blast and cranked over.......... .............. .wouldn't run

felt the coil and not even been 30 secs with the charger on and the coils burning hott

I dont have points but I quess I blew the coil some how.

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Re: Hott coil? No spark?
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2012, 01:56:08 PM »
If the coil got hot the windings inside are probably fried. I had one that would start and go about a mile and die, coil piping hot, let it cool for an hour, would start and go about a mile and die again. Thankfully coils are cheap.


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