What affect if any if silicone IS NOT used beneath the ignition coil pack?

Alvin1966
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Asked by Alvin1966 Aug 23, 2013 at 09:33 PM about the 1995 Buick Riviera

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I own a 95 Supercharger Riviera and is wondering what effects if any if silicone is not placed beneath the ignition coil pack? And if silicone is necessary what type is recommended?

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judge_roy
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silicone is a good electrical insulator...the coil pack needs to be immobilized with some kind of cradle...normally a single bolt up the middle is on a "cradle" and should not need any silicone unless you're in a vibration filled environment~

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Alvin1966
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Thanks for your reply. What type of silicone is recommended? I am experiencing an engine vibration more severe at times than others and read that silicone beneath the coil would help eliminate the vibration.

Alvin1966
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THANKS >>>The answer I was seeking is a substance called dielectric grease>>>>after its application the overall performance of the vehicle has improved.

judge_roy
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RTV----room temperature vulcanizing silicone rubber works and is OEM on many parts of your car~

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