Coil burnout

Asked by Feb 28, 2017 at 06:45 PM about the 1973 Chevrolet El Camino Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car continuously fries the ignition coil.

2 Answers


There is probably a ignition condenser that needs replacing. Sometimes they are right at the coil, if this is not an HEI ignition.


If your coil was supposed to have a resistor and does not then that might be the issue.

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