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Easy Way To Check Spark Plug Points
John Engle, Sunman, Ind.: “Here’s a tip I learned a long time ago for an easy way to check points to see if you’re getting a good spark without turning the engine over with a key. Just pull the distributor cap and rotor, pull the coil wire out of the distributor, take a popsicle stick to break the points, and hold the coil wire 1/4 in. away from the engine block. You should see a good spark. If not, replace points and condenser.”

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2019 - Volume #43, Issue #3