GM Cavalier/Sunfire 1995-2000 Repair Guide

Ignition Module

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



2.2L Engines

See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. On 1995-97 models, raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the ignition coils from the module.
  6.  
  7. Remove the module from the assembly plate.
  8.  
  9. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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Fig. Fig. 1: The ignition module or (ICM), is located under the coils



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Fig. Fig. 2: The ignition coil/module location-1998-00 2.2L engines

2.3L And 2.4L Engines

See Figure 3



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Fig. Fig. 3: View of the Ignition Control Module location and related components-1995 2.3L engine shown

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Detach the Electronic Ignition Control Module (ICM) electrical connector.
  4.  
  5. Unfasten the coil and module-to-cam housing bolts, then remove the coil and ignition module assembly from the engine.
  6.  
  7. Unfasten the housing-to-cover screws, then pull the housing from the cover.
  8.  
  9. Detach the coil harness connector from the module.
  10.  
  11. Unfasten the module-to-cover screws, then remove the module.
  12.  


WARNING
Do NOT wipe the grease from the module or coil if the same module is to be replaced. If a new module is to be installed, a package of silicone grease will be included with it. Spread the grease on the metal face of the module and on the cover where the module seats. This grease is necessary for module cooling.

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2.  

 
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