GM Cadillac 1967-1989 Repair Guide

Ignition Module

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Remove the distributor cap and rotor as previously described.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the harness connector and pick-up coil spade connectors from the module (note their positions).
  4.  
  5. Remove the two screws and module from the distributor housing.
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  7. Coat the bottom of the new module with silicone dielectric compound.
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If a five terminal or seven terminal module is replaced, the ignition timing must be checked and reset as necessary.

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedures.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the V8 points-type distributor



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Fig. Fig. 2: Exploded view of the HEI distributor (1981 and later models have no vacuum advance unit)

 
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