Secondary coil will not fire

Discussion in 'Electrical' started by Vern, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. Vern

    Vern New Member

    Is there anyone who can help me figure-out why my secondary coil on my '96 2.3 liter won't create spark? I've installed a new camshaft sensor and the coil itself. While running the 2 probe wires show a constant current. Checking the primary coil,the probe wires show a pulsing current. The book says that the camshaft sensor signals the secondary coil to fire. Also, there is power to the coil through the hot(center) wire,just the same as the primary, so I know it's getting it's juice. I'd sure appreciate someone who can help me solve my dilemma. I can't afford a real mechanic. Thanks, Vern
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  3. Brinker88

    Brinker88 Black sheep o' the family

    That wire actually runs back to the transmisson somehow...there's a ground wire that's hooked up and tends to melt off sometimes...I believe it's orange.

    Last edited: Jun 20, 2011

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