Volvo 240/740/760/780/940/960 1990-1998

Ignition Coil

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TESTING



See Figure 1

With the ignition OFF , disconnect the harness from the ignition coil, then place the leads of an ohmmeter across terminals 1 and 2 of the ignition coil. Resistance should be approximately 1 ohm; if out of range, replace the ignition coil.



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Fig. Fig. 1: Connect an ohmmeter across the two terminals of the ignition coil to test the coil

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 2

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the harness from the ignition coil.
  4.  
  5. Remove the retaining bolt from the ignition coil-to-upper cylinder head.
  6.  
  7. Lift the coil off of the spark plug and from the cylinder.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Place the ignition coil into the correct cylinder and onto the spark plug. Push gently downward until a click is either felt or heard; the coil is now attached to the spark plug.
  2.  
  3. Install and tighten the retaining bolt on the ignition coil-to-upper cylinder head.
  4.  
  5. Connect the harness to the ignition coil.
  6.  
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
  8.  



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Fig. Fig. 2: Cutaway view of ignition coil-to-spark plug mounting

 
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