Where is the ignition coil?

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Asked by Sep 05, 2012 at 01:08 PM about the 1989 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

People tell me I need a new coil for my 89 F150. It starts and runs but when I turn it off after 10 or 15
minutes of running, it won't restart. Where is the coil located?

4 Answers

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Your probably looking for the TFI ignition module, it's located on the side of your distributor. A sign of a failing TFI is the car will cut out when warm, and only start when the engine cools down.

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I changed the ignition coil. But I still have the problem. It seems to be better now, but not by much. When I try to start the second time, it keeps turning over until I push the accelerator to the floor and hold it and it starts but sputtering. I guess I need to look into the distributor next. But I'm not sure what I'll be looking for. Any ideas?

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i agree with Tom,those fords are knowed ford the ignition module on the distidutor.its not the same sa the ignition coil.

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I agree with the others. had a mustang do it as well. 2- 5.5mm screws and a plug. $55 at parts shop.

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