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Old 07-15-2003, 05:50 AM   #1
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what did your car do when your coil went out. i think my coil took a dump. last week it started to sputter at around 8k rpms. today it started to do it like at 3-4k rpms. it was like the car was hitting the rev limiter.
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Old 07-24-2003, 07:30 PM   #2
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Old 07-24-2003, 07:35 PM   #3
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if the coil goes out then the car wont start, your ignitor might be going bad though...
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When my coil went, my car just shut off on the highway. No voltage from distributor to spark plugs.
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Old 07-26-2003, 02:24 AM   #5
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When my coil went, my car just shut off on the highway. No voltage from distributor to spark plugs.
Same here. My coil went out constantly and it would usually just stop the car.
I finally took out the MSD 6AL and I've never had a problem since.

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Old 07-26-2003, 08:33 AM   #6
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if the coil is going bad it starts to overheat, check that after a mild drive
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you'll start to have high rpm miss firing.
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probably ignitor, sounds like the same symptoms my car had.
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hey mine just started doing that right now really bad actually died at idle, mine used to sputter randomly usually in the 3 to 4k range kinda like a rev limiter im pretty sure its the ignitor, damn 6al, do they make a ignitor that can handle the extra voltage, MSD should make one so people dont have this freakin problem

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what did your car do when your coil went out. i think my coil took a dump. last week it started to sputter at around 8k rpms. today it started to do it like at 3-4k rpms. it was like the car was hitting the rev limiter.
My coil went bad and my car just shut off, i had power to the distributer but no spark, $40 ignition coil from Napa will make it start right up
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My coil went bad and my car just shut off, i had power to the distributer but no spark, $40 ignition coil from Napa will make it start right up
Who are you talking to? This thread was from '03.
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ouch u beat me with this one i bring the dead threads to life but not that old lol
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Are you having a problem at high rpms while driving up hill on freeways or high rpms in general cause my ef hatch w/ d15b vtec swap is sputtering, bogging, and loses acceleration during an incline only when I turn my car off and back on it clears but shortly after starts all over again. Only codes my ecu is showing even during the issue are codes for my primary o2 sensor and vtec oil pressure switch. I'm stuck at this point any insight/help would be greatly appreciated
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