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Will a bad ignition coil in a 2000 town car cause the car not to start?

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2011-02-08 15:32:26
2011-02-08 15:32:26

Yes, a bad coil will prevent the ignition from firing and the engine will not start.

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No. It will cause it to not start but it will still turn over.

A bad ignition coil will cause your engine not to have any spark. Without any spark the engine cannot start or run.

The ignition coil is built inside the distributor on a 2000 Chrysler Sebring 2.5L.

You can test the ignition coil on a car by using a multimeter. A bad ignition coil can be the cause of a car not starting.

You bet. A bad coil and you have no spark to the plugs. No spark and the fuel cannot be ignited.

Temperature can cause damage to the ignition coil. Temperature which is above 150 degrees Celsius can cause a great damage to it.

When an ignition coil goes bad the car will not run right, or not at all. An intermittent coil will cause shudder, or a jerking motion. When the coil has no output then the cylinder that the coil feeds cant burn the fuel and cause power.

The engine will either not start, or run poorly if the coil is bad.

The coil on a 2.5L is built inside the distributor.

The ignition coil is located just to the right of your car's engine. An easy way to locate it is to follow the wires from your spark plugs. The other end of the cable is connected to the ignition coil.

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A bad coil can damage a converter. If the engine is misfiring, it will cause raw fuel to get into the converter and that can cause failure.

Disconnect all electrical connections along with nuts and bolts necessary to remove bracket containing ignition coil from engine. Separate coil from coil bracket by removing appropriate screws. Replace coil in reverse order.

A broken coil spring will cause the effected corner of the vehicle to drop. A broken ignition coil will cause the engine to misfire (coil on plug application) or cease to run.

The ignition coil is inside the ignition distributor.

Disconnect the negative battery cable.Remove the wiring harness from the coil.Remove the ignition coil wire.Remove the ignition coil by removing the mounting bolts.Remove the ignition coil.Install is the reverse of the removal procedure.The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) idle memory must be reset after reconnecting the battery. Start the engine and hold it at 3000 rpm until the cooling fan comes on. Then allow the engine to idle for about five minutes with all accessories OFF and with the transmission in Park or Neutral.

Does it turn over? Check for fuel and spark--could be bad fuel pump or bad ignition coil


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