GM S-Series Pick-ups and SUV's 1994-1999 Repair Guide

Component Replacement

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Ignition Coil

See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Removing the ignition coil-1996-99 models

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Disengage the wiring connectors from the side of the coil.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the coil wire.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the nuts holding the coil bracket and coil to the engine bracket or manifold.
  8.  
  9. Drill and punch out the two rivets holding the coil to the bracket then remove the coil bracket and the coil.
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A replacement coil kit comes with two screws to attach the coil to the bracket.

To install:
  1. Connect the coil to the bracket with two screws.
  2.  
  3. Connect the coil and bracket to the engine bracket or manifold with studs and nuts.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the coil hold-down nuts to 27 Nm (20 ft. lbs.).
  6.  
  7. Engage the coil wire, then the wiring connectors at the side of the coil.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
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