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Thread: coil problem

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    bill henry is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Automobile(s): 1962 sedan deville
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    coil problem

    wire coming from the ignition when disconnected from the coil reads 12.42 volts. when i connect it to the coil the voltage drops to 6.19 volts. no voltage out of the neg. side of the coil. do not have any spark from the coil.


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    bill henry is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Automobile(s): 1962 sedan deville
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    horseshoe lake,arkansas
    Age
    70
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    Re: coil problem

    found problem. not in coil, problem in the distributor. vacumm plate had a lot of movement in it. to much movement ,not alouing the points to open and close. got new distributor on the way.


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