[ROVERNET - UK] 3500S ignition coil
holmwood at tpgi.com.au
Tue Jan 4 11:31:24 GMT 2005
Try replacing the capacitor ("condensor") in the distributor.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Geoff Kirkpatrick" <britcarnut at yahoo.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2005 7:36 AM
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] 3500S ignition coil
> Hi Rovernetters,
> Ever since the engine in one of my p6 3500S's was replaced (at far
> expense than should have been the case; different story) it has
> maddening problem which I now think is the ignition coil. The car
> starts quickly and easily, but after it warms up the ignition will
> suddenly cut out and the car will not restart for half an hour or
> have driven the car very little since replacing the engine for this
> reason. I've come to understand that this problem can be caused by
> failing ignition coil. Is there a particular type of coil I need to
> for this car, or are these more or less universal?
> I have also suspected the ignition lockout switch on the gear lever,
> at one point I bypassed this altogether hoping that would cure the
> problem. It didn't.
> Any other suggestions where I might look?
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