Suzuki Esteem, Swift 1994-02

Ignition Coil

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Removal & Installation



  1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal.
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  3. Twist and pull the secondary wire from the coil.
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  5. Remove the electrical connector from the coil.
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  7. Unbolt the ignition coil from the firewall.
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  9. Unscrew the coil from the mounting bracket, if necessary.
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  11. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
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Testing



  1. Pull out high-tension cord (spark plug wire) by gripping its cap.
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  3. Disconnect ignition coil connector.

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    Fig. Measuring primary [A] and secondary [B] coil resistance using an ohmmeter (1)

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  5. Measure primary and secondary coil resistances [at 68°F (20°C)].
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  7. Check for the following results for the 1.3L engine:

    Primary-1.08-1.32 ohms
     
    Secondary-22.1-29.9 kilohms
     

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  9. Check for the following results for the 1.6L engine:

    Primary-0.86-1.06 ohms
     
    Secondary-11.2-15.2 kilohms
     

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  11. If resistance is out of specification, replace coil with new one.
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