Igniter, coil and dizzy arcing loudly help

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raytrueno
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Igniter, coil and dizzy arcing loudly help

Postby raytrueno » Tue May 26, 2015 8:16 pm

In my Trueno i have a JDM big port 4age, I recently did and overhaul of all the gaskets in my engine and some cleaning up. But when i put my key in accessory, before cranking it, the igniter,coil and dizzy sound like it arcing pretty loudly, but when i try to crank it just dies.

another thing is when is cranking the rpm in my cluster go all over the place

Anyone had this problem before?
Panda RHD 1984 Toyota Sprinter Trueno GT Apex
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Re: Igniter, coil and dizzy arcing loudly help

Postby jondee86 » Wed May 27, 2015 3:54 pm

Did you use a pressure washer under the hood ? If you did,
maybe you have some water in the coil or igniter connections ?

Try getting someone to turn the key at night, or in a dark garage,
while you watch the engine electrics. If there is any arcing going
on it is much easier to see sparks when it is dark.

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