Testing an External Coil in a 1988 and 1989 Chevy GMC?

Answer The ignition on a 1988 and 1989 Chevy GMC is of the conventional style with an external coil and a distributor. The distributor incorporates a hall-effect sensor with the ability to collapse the fi... Read More »

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How do I Replace a Coil Pack in a 1988 Chevy Cavalier?

The 1988 Chevy Cavalier comes with several engines, including the 2.0-, 2.8- and 3.1-liter engines, all of which use the same process for replacing the coil pack. On the 3.1-liter engine, the "idle... Read More »

1988 Buick Coil Pack Removal Information?

The distributorless ignition system featured in the 1988 Buick V-6 engine used a "Type One" coil pack mounted on top of the ignition module. This design contained three integrated coils, each firin... Read More »

How to Identify a Distributor Cap & Ignition Coil on an OMC Cobra 1989?

The OMC Cobra is a stern drive motor boat. The OMC Cobra was introduced in 1985 following the open market availability of expired Volvo Penta patents which had previously restricted the use of spec... Read More »

How to Replace the Coil Packs on a 1989 Chevrolet Celebrity 2.8L?

Your 1989 Chevrolet Celebrity 2.8L might need the coil packs replaced if it has been idling roughly, the engine is louder than usual, or there is a noticeable lack of power when you accelerate. Oth... Read More »