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    Condenser - Ignition

    Condenser - Ignition Operation:

    A capacative discharge electrical component in the contact point distributors that prevents arching and burning as the points open and close. It stores the charge as the points open and releases the voltage to ground when the points close.

    How To Instructions:

    Inspect - Check for obvious problems.
    Service - Do the jobs that fix your car.
    Replace - Out with the old, in with the new.

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