How to Replace an Engine Coil?

Answer The engine coil, sometimes referred to as the ignition coil, operates to direct a strong electrical current to the distributor, which then sends the current to each of the spark plugs through the s... Read More »

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How to Replace a Coil Pack on a 2.5 Pontiac Engine?

Pontiac used the 2.5 liter engine in many different cars starting as early as 1977. The engine, known as the "iron duke" was a stout little four cylinder that became fuel injected and started using... Read More »

How to Replace an Ignition Coil Pack on a 5.4L Engine?

The Ford 5.4-liter V-8 uses a coil on plug (COP) ignition. This system was designed to eliminate failing spark plug wires and provide more engine efficiency by placing an individual coil on each sp... Read More »

How to Replace the Engine Coil on a 1996 Grand Am?

Before you replace the engine coil on the 1996 Grand Am, check it with an ohmmeter to ensure that it is not improperly grounded (shorted out) or has an "open." An open is a wire that is broken, int... Read More »

How to Replace an Ignition Coil Pack on a Ford 5.4L Engine?

The 5.4L engine in your Ford vehicle uses a direct ignition system equipped with an ignition coil over each spark plug. This eliminates the need for wires between the coil and spark plugs. Although... Read More »