How to Remove a Pick-Up Coil?

Answer A pick-up coil is part of a vehicle's ignition system. Its main function is to pick up the pulses of the distributor and transmit it to the ignition module, telling it when to fire the spark plugs.... Read More »

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How to Take Off a Pick Up Coil on a 5.7L Engine?

Many Chevrolet vehicles feature a 5.7L engine, commonly known as a 350 because of its 350 cubic inch displacement. These vehicles use coils to control the ignition system, which is mounted on the i... Read More »

How to Tell If a Pickup Coil in a 1975 Dodge Pick Up Is Bad?

Your 1975 Dodge pickup truck uses a magnetic pickup coil inside the distributor and communicates with the ignition control module to synchronize voltage delivered to each of the spark plugs. Engine... Read More »

How to Install a Distributor Pick Up Coil on a 1986 Ford F150?

The ignition coil on a 1986 Ford F-150 delivers spark to the distributor on the engine. This coil is critical to the proper operation of the engine, because without it functioning properly, the spa... Read More »

How to Remove a Coil Pack?

The ignition coil delivers high voltage to the spark plugs so the cylinders can fire. A lot of resistance and heat can build up inside the coil, causing it to short. Many of the older single unit c... Read More »