not getting fire from coil


Asked by Feb 22, 2016 at 10:08 PM about the 1998 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Not getting fire from coil and I replaced the
distributor cap rotor and plugs and plug wires and
need ideas that would tell me why I am not getting
fire from the coil

3 Answers


you may use your multi-meter, but there must be limited ground potential at the coil...scrub your battery terminals clean with a wirebrush to bring back the 12.5 volts that is needed~


What do I need a multi-meter for

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you will be measuring voltage..11 volts = brown out power~ you would like 12-12.5 volts...probably better then using your tongue~

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