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a shop manual will tell the factors using a digital ohm meter check resistance between the perscribed connections ie. two connections at the wire harness, coil tower to one wire connetion, coil tower to case, and wire connections to case.

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Q: How do you check the ignition coil on a 1986 Ford Thunderbird EFI 5.0?
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