Chrysler Full-Size Vans 1967-1988 Repair Guide

Electronic Ignition Control Unit



Carbureted Engines

See Figure 1

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Fig. Fig. 1: View of the electronic ignition control unit

Simply unplug the control unit connector and remove the mounting screws.

Fuel Injected Engines

See Figure 2

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Fig. Fig. 2: View of the Single Module Engine Controller (SMEC) used on feedback carbureted and fuel injected engines

This unit is called a, Single Module Engine Controller (SMEC).

Don't remove the grease from the 14-way connector or the connector cavity in the computer. The grease is used to prevent corrosion of the terminals. There should be at least a1/8" coating of grease on the bottom of the connector cavities. If not, apply a liberal coating of Mopar Multi-purpose grease, part number 2932524, or equivalent over the entire end of the connector plug.

  1. Remove the air cleaner duct from the SMEC.
  3. Remove the 3 module retaining screws.
  5. Remove the 14-way and 60-way connectors from the SMEC.
  7. Installation is the reverse of removal.