AMC Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1975-1988 Repair Information

Ignition Coil

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION - Except 4-151 Engines



  1. Disconnect the battery ground.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the two small and one large wire from the coil.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the condenser connector from the coil, if equipped.
  6.  
  7. Unbolt and remove the coil.
  8.  
  9. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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4-151 Engines

1980-81 MODELS

See Figure 1

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Fig. Fig. 1: Common ignition coil used on the 4-151 engine1980-81

  1. Remove the distributor cap.
  2.  
  3. Remove the three coil cover attaching screws and lift off the cover.
  4.  
  5. Remove the four coil attaching screws and lift off the coil.
  6.  
  7. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  8.  

1982-83 MODELS

See Figure 2

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Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the harness from the ignition coilexcept 4-151 engine

  1. Disconnect the harness at the coil.
  2.  
  3. Pulling on the boot, only, pull the coil-to-distributor cap wire from the coil.
  4.  
  5. Remove the three coil mounting screws and lift off the coil.
  6.  
  7. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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