COIL CHECK... ALL that I am asking is there a different way to test a coil other than the two nuts on the coil inside the distributor. DO I NEED TO TURN THE CAR OVER ETC ???

Asked by Nov 13, 2013 at 06:53 PM about the 1995 Toyota Paseo 2 Dr STD Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

battery is at 11.88( because I've been
cranking the car checking for fuel
pressure spark arc etc) coil reads
11.67 on both wires inside the

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your going at it from the wrong angle ^_^ to test a coil you need to check for resistance not electronic current "TAKE OFF YOUR COIL AND CHECK THE RESISTANCE THEN MATCH YOUR READINGS BASED ON YOUR MANUFACTURES SPECS" ALLDATA* is your best freind ^_^ #rule number one is to never test any electrical unless battery is equal to or greater than 75% charged (which is 11.75V) Your battery was probably able to show 11.88 but with a load and depending on temperuture it may drop drastically personaly i would hook up my battery to a float charger unless it really needs more juice, then i would use a more extreme and effective charging equipment

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