Asked in Honda Accord EX
What do you replace if all cylinders are misfiring?
If you have a misfire on all 4 cylinders you have your choice of replacing them all and hoping that is the problem OR finding a local s2k owner willing to swap coil packs for a day to see if the misfire clears up. If you can't find someone to trade coil packs with, then you have an expensive gamble...either the coil packs or the injectors are bad and there really isn't a good way to tell unless you replace one...
Where is the distributor module on a 1988 Chevy Cavalier?
The 1988 cavalier and or jbody cars use a coil pack.You do not have a distributor and if a ignition issue is present replacing one or all coil packs are the answer.I originally stated it could have had a distributor but,was incorrect on my first response.As said if you replace the coil packs unhook your negative battery cable prior to any electrical work to prevent and problems and safety. ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
Should you change all ignition coil packs?
The newer style coil packs are no longer a maintenance item and don't really wear out. If one coil pack fails I usually just replace the faulty one. Unless there is visible damage or performance issues with the other coil/coils there is no reason to change them all. ...
Asked in Ford F-150, Ford F-250
How do you diagnose a bad coil pack on a 5.4 liter ford?
This is how I diagnosed my 5.4 liter coil packs, I isolated the cylinder that was misfiring and then took a know coil from a good cylinder and swapped with the suspected bad coil. When the misfire went to the specific cylinder I swapped, I replaced that coil. Note- It is advised to replace all coil packs if you can afford too! Summit and Stylin has Hi performance coils for the fraction of cost as a single cost of the dealer's...
Asked in Spark Plugs and Wires, Nissan 300ZX
Replace spark plugs on a 1990 Nissan 300zx twin turbo?
remove the balance tube in the back romove the 6 coil packs held on by 2 bols per coil pack obtain a spark plug extractor socket add an extension to your socket unscrew all six spark plugs replace with factory or upgraded plus return all six coil packs bolt them down return the balance tube and bolt and done ...
Does a 1997 Chrysler sebring have a distributor or coil packs?
The 1997 Chrysler Sebring 2.5L has a distributer with an intergrated coil. All other models have a distributerless ignition ("coil packs" as you say). The 2.5L V6 has a distributor with a buikt in coil, that is true regardless of year. The 2.4L inline 4 has a coil pack. ...
Asked in BMW 3-Series, iPod, YouTube, iPod Touch
What would case a 1998 323 to skip on and off then just shut off?
check the coil packs I had to replace all 6 in mine it is not hard to do you can get the coil packs at bavauto.com a new set will cost you $449.95 these are the high performance coil packs and if you dont know how to put them on you can see how to install them at www.wonderhowto.com you need to change the spark plugs too the best ones are the bosch platinum plus. good luck this took care of mine. email@example.com ...
Asked in Mobile Phones, Chevy Lumina, SMS and Texting
Why does your Lumina Euro die while you are driving and when you stop?
I have a 1990 Lumina Euro 3.1 that done this and it about drove me crazy. I had replaced all 3 coil packs and thought it fixed it but then it happened again. Come to find out it was the ECM that sits directly under the coil packs. It's fairly easy to replace but the starter wire is in the way of the center coil pack, so you may have to remove it. Hope this helps. ...
Misfire on 3.8 liter 1997 camaro?
Could be spark Plugs , Spark Plug Wires, Or could even be the Coil Packs. Not uncommon to replace coil packs every couple of years. There is 3 coil packs . That is one pack for 2 firing cylinders. they are easy to change. 2 small screws hold in each coil pack. you can buy just one coil pack and then just trade it around in your carand see which pack is bad. YOu can buy them at parts places such...
Asked in Spark Plugs and Wires, How To
How to replace the spark plugs on a 2000 vitara?
If it has the 2.0 litre 4 cylinder with direct ignition remove the igniter coil packs by removing the retaining bolts and pulling the igniter upwards to remove it from the plug. Do this for all plugs. Remove the plugs as you would normally (need a long plug tool or an extension). The number three can be tricky because of the strut tower brace, depending on the tools you use. Replace the plugs. It's recommended that you grease the plug boot...
Asked in Asian Cars, Isuzu Rodeo
2001 Isuzu Rodeo why is it backfiring while turning ignition on?
Have you checked that the coil packs are all plugged in? Replace your spark plugs? Heck I would replace the plugs just to rule them out as the fault. I would need a little more information to answer this fully. ...
How do you replace the ignition module on a 93 3.1L Grand Prix?
Module is located under coil packs at front of engine above starter motor.Label all plug wires, you may have to remove starter to get to it... ...
WHAT WOULD CAUSE Number one and six cylinder miss firing CHANGED ALL PLUGS AND COIL PACKS?
Depending on the manufacturer, many coil packs mount on a large transistor plate that actually fires the coil pack. It's not uncommon for those transistor plate to fail. ...
How do you get to and remove the coil packs on a 1999 S-10 with a 22 liter engine?
They are located on the passenger side of the engine. How you get to them is a matter of the degree of contortionist you are. Basically, remove all spark plug wires (number them as you go, according to the coil pack numbers). Each coil pack has 2 nuts, I believe they are 7/32 or 7mm nuts. Pull off the coil packs, install the new ones, replace the wires according the numbers you recorded. Have a nice day. I have found that if you...
How do I Replace a engine control module on a 1991 olds 98?
1. Disconnect the battery 2. Label all spark plug wires so that they can be reattached in the exact positions on the Coil packs. 3. Unhook the spark plug wires from the coil packs. 4. There are usually 2 bolts holding each coil pack to the Ignition Control Module. undo all bolts and the coil packs should come off. 5. The wafer the coil packs are attached to is the Ignition Control Module. Where the wiring harness attaches to the ICM, there is 1...
Does the plenium on a 2003 Suzuki XL 7 needs to be removed in order to replaced the spark plugs?
no all you have to do is remove the block covers that cover the coil packs and remove the 8mm bolts and remove the coil packs to gain access to the spark plugs ...
Asked in Chevy Camaro RS
How do you replace the ignition coil in a V6 3.8 camaro?
ok .. if you open hood and look to ur right in the back where your spark plug wires connect that's where you ignition coil is .. mark all 6 wires whit the number coil it is hooked up to then remove all 6 sparg plug wires from the coils .... now the easiest way is to take the whole icm and coilss out to replace then other wise have small tools to fit ... any way ... theres 2 bolts...
Asked in Ford Explorer, Ford Explorer XLT
What happens when a coil pack is bad?
usually nothing. no warning except maybe a miss in the engine. if you have 2 spark plugs per coil pack, then one or both plugs do not fire and you will have a very noticeable miss and poor acceleration. engine may not run at all. it would be my suggestion to replace ALL coil packs, spark plugs, and plug wires if 100,000 miles or over. ...
Asked in Chevy Trailblazer
Where is coil in trailblazer?
The fully electronic ignition of the 4200 vortec LL8 Inline 6 cylinder engine does not use a coil. It in fact uses coil packs located over each individual spark plug. The wires can be seen on the top of the engine where they attach to the coil packs. The coil packs are held in place by long thin bolts that reach down to the cylinder head. Once removed they can be pulled off and the spark plugs can be accessed. www.trailvoy.com All...
Asked in Ford Escape XLT, Verbs, Pancreas, Nouns
How do you replace the no.4 coil on a 2002 Escape with a 3.0 v6?
start by removing the top engine cover that is stamped with 3.0 v-6 , the only tool needed is a 8 mm socket and ratchet, now you have access to the front valve cover with the coil packs exposed. The left coil pack is the #4 coil pack, loosen the 8 mm bolt and disconnect the wire harness , remove the coil pack . Fiy cylinder order for this engine are as follows back cylinders from left to right 1-2-3 ,...