See Figure 1
Fig. Fig. 1: Early 2002 ignition coil. Notice the ballast resistor above the coil
Ignition coils for breaker type systems are not interchangeable with coils for transistorized models. Doing so could seriously damage the vehicle's ignition and electrical systems.
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
See Figures 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Access the ignition coil in the engine compartment and remove the high tension wire. If it is difficult to remove, use a twisting motion, then attempt to remove.
Do not remove the high tension wire by pulling on the wire. Remove by grasping only at the boot.
Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the high tension wire, and coil cover, if equipped
Fig. Fig. 3: Tag each wire for identification, then remove. Some wires are secured with nuts, while others have push-type connectors
Fig. Fig. 4: Notice that on some coils, the connector ends are of different sizes to help ensure their correct installation
Fig. Fig. 5: Loosen the hardware securing the bracket to the coil
Fig. Fig. 6: When the bracket is loosened enough, slide the coil out
Tag the remaining wires connected to the coil. When properly tagged, remove and tuck out of the way.
Remove the retaining bolts securing the coil bracket to the vehicle body and remove the coil.
To install, reverse the procedures. Make sure the wire connections are correct and secure.