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Old 07-12-2018, 08:40 AM   #13
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Default Re: Coil has constant power

Originally Posted by Dave1929 View Post
So this is what I found. The point gap is .020. The ignition side of the coil does go to ground when the points close. When the points open with the key on there is a very pronounced spark. Ideas?
Now you're getting somewhere. With points closed, the coil should have 6 v on one side, zero on the other kids (relatively close anyway) if still no spark out of coil, then yes, bad coil. However, I would do as Tom suggested, short across open points, watch for spark.
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