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Old 10-01-2011, 04:18 PM
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Seems like you might be doing some things incorrectly.

For the pickup coils I do not remember for sure but your wire colors mentioned do not sound right. The wires to test are going to be the wires on the 4 pin connector, top 2 are one coil and the bottom are the other. You should get a reading of roughly 720 ohms.

For the ignition coils you should be getting around 15k ohms through the spark plug wires with the spark plug caps off. If you have 5k ohm caps like stock then add 10k if the caps are on for the test. Also on the ignition coils you need to check the small wire going into the coils on the back side. Check resistance there as well. If you have 1.5 ohm coils that is what your reading ahould be on those wires, is you have 3 ohm coils then that is what your reading should be.

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