Brand new coil 89 Dodge ram 250 3.9 van, test light lights on positive doesn't light on negative, no spark through coil wire

Asked by GuruHK91F Jul 28, 2019 at 11:20 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Replaced coil and brain box, new
wires, new cap an rotor,both
terminals on coil with test light
lights up, no spark from coil, can't
determine where shut down relay
is

1 Answer

15,500

With engine cranking, if you have voltage to ignition coil, the problem isn't the asd relay. The ignition module, if you want to word it that way, is in the computer. The computer switches the negative side of coil, ground on and off, to induce secondary ignition voltage. With engine cranking, test light at coil terminal, does it pulse? If not, there is a problem on that circuit somewhere. Just my opinion.

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