Pickup Coil Adjustment
When the pick-up coil is bolted to the pickup plate, such as on chrysler distributors, the pickup air gap may be measured with a nonmagnetic copper feeler gauge positioned between the reluctor high points and the pickup coil.
Pickup coil gap adjustment.
- If a pickup gap adjustment is required, loosen the pickup mounting bolts and move the pickup coil until the manufacturer's specified air gap is obtained.
- Re-tighten the pickup coil retaining bolts to the specified torque.
- Some pickup coils are riveted to the pickup plate, and a pickup gap adjustment is not required.