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Old 05-02-2004, 01:55 PM
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Weird - coil leak !!

I was doing some general maintenance today and pulled off the center lead on my MSD blaster 2 coil and I noticed the neck was full of oil !! There's no way it's engine oil and I know these things are oil filled - but my question is two-fold: -

Is it now scrap ?

Could it be responsible for a slight misfire I have ?

Anyone hear of this happening before and how it could spring a leak ?



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Yes, it's scrap....................

Yes, it's probably the sourse of your miss........................
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Because the coil is oil filled, it needs to be mounted upright. Your misfire could be caused by that, the oil alone in the coil wire socket could cause enough resistance to do it. I'd wipe the oil from the socket, mount it upright if not already and see if the misfire goes away.
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