Low power, rough idle, poor MPG..???

Re: Low power, rough idle, poor MPG..???

Postby Sailing_Faith [OP] » October 20th 2016, 7:59am

Ok, so the mileage was back down... The 'new' coil lasted only a few tanks of gas before it started to act just like the other one...

Now have a proper AC Delco coil, brushed the paint off where it grounds on the bracket, cleaned up the bracket and greased both... Runs much smoother (again).

Keeping fingers crossed.

A couple pics;

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The real McCoy!


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They look almost identical... The AC Delco is a hair thicker, and the potting compound is black.
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Re: Low power, rough idle, poor MPG..???

Postby WoodButcher » October 20th 2016, 12:20pm

I just replaced the coil in my '93 and don't remember if I took off the paint, :banghead:
you know I'll need to have it off the next time I open the doghouse. :crying:
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