How to change an ignition coil [AUTODOC TUTORIAL]

How to change ignition coil on a car – replacement tutorial
Things you may need:
a new ignition coil
a set of suitable tools
torque wrench
crow bar
electrical contact cleaner spray
The need for replacement is indicated by the following signs:
  • difficulty starting the engine
  • the engine running rough
  • engine power loss
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    How to change Ignition Coil - free PDF and video manuals
    Shut down the engine, switch off the ignition and wait until the engine has cooled down completely
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    If necessary, remove the engine cover
    The main types of ignition coils:
    Coil pack or single coil. This supplies high voltage current to the spark plugs of all cylinders or to the distributorPencil coils. Each of these is responsible for the operation of a particular cylinder's spark plug
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    The coil pack is located on top of the engine
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    Changing Ignition coils by yourself
    The high voltage wires run from it to the spark plugs
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    The component is usually located near the spark plugs
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    Pry up and unclip the caps of the high voltage cables
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    Draw the wires to different sides to prevent mixing them up when reinstalling
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    To indicate the installation order of the high voltage wires, make marks on their caps
    Be careful!
    Incorrect connection of the wires causes the engine to malfunction or not start at all
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    Changing of Coil pack won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    On some ignition coils, the terminals are factory-numbered to make installation easy
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    Carefully examine the ignition coil connection specifics, design, and fasteners
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    Replacing Ignition coils on your car by yourself
    If there is a lock on the electrical connector, unclip it
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    Unscrew the fasteners and remove the part
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    Check the high voltage wires for damage and corrosion of the connectors
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    Install a new ignition coil in the mounting seat
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    Tighten the fasteners with a torque wrench to the manufacturer's recommended torque
    AUTODOC recommends:
    If necessary, clean and treat the ignition coil connector
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    How to change Ignition Coil - free PDF and video manuals
    Attach the electrical connector of the ignition coil
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    Connect the high voltage wires in the correct order
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    Check that the installation is correct and then carry out a test engine start
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    Changing Ignition coils by yourself
    Remember to check that the spark plugs are in good condition and replace them if necessary
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Pencil coils are installed directly into the spark plug wellsThere is no need to change all the components; only the defective one needs to be replaced
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