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Old 09-11-2010, 01:20 PM   #1
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Ignition Coils, Spark Plugs and Wires

How good is it to have a forum such as this! I had trouble starting my car over the last month. Well I ended up doing some research and everything pointed toward the Ignition Coils and Spark Plugs!

I changed them out and that is exactly what it was! Pictures below for evidence!!! Car started up very very quickly after all the new parts were installed!

I have 60,000 on the car and as you can see from the pictures, my plugs and coils were long over due!!!

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Old 09-11-2010, 01:23 PM   #2
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Those spots on the coils mean nothing.

And your plugs were running perfect for a stock 8 tune.

They all build up extra fule and get gunky.

Note how your plugs had tan.

That indicated your coils were just fine.
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Old 09-11-2010, 01:25 PM   #3
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So what does it mean, that the car starts without a problem now that these are all switched out?

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Those spots on the coils mean nothing.

And your plugs were running perfect for a stock 8 tune.

They all build up extra fule and get gunky.

Note how your plugs had tan.

That indicated your coils were just fine.
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Old 09-11-2010, 01:33 PM   #4
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The 2nd and 4th plug have too much cake at the electrode.

Spark plugs were your problem.

Nothing wrong with replacing coils at 60k... your good to go for 5 years or more.
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Old 09-11-2010, 01:39 PM   #5
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Ok. Wasnt hard at all, I'm glad I did everything at once! lol

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The 2nd and 4th plug have too much cake at the electrode.

Spark plugs were your problem.

Nothing wrong with replacing coils at 60k... your good to go for 5 years or more.
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Old 09-11-2010, 09:24 PM   #6
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I just changed my plugs at 35k. It was very easy. Ya just need a good u-joint on the bottom one toward the front!
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