1983 Jeep CJ7 Repair Question
1983 Jeep CJ7 Ignition Coil Failure
1983 Jeep CJ7 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Manual 120K miles
Recently after driving my 1983 Jeep CJ7 for a while the Ignition Coil gets very hot and will quit working. The motor will run rough and bog down then die. It will not start again until the coil has cooled down. If I put a cold replacement coil in it will fire right up. What could be causing the coil to overheat? The engine temp gauge reads normal temp when this happens.
I have checked the + and - wires to the coil and they are hooked up correctly.
Thank You in advance for your help,
What is the battery voltage on the positive side of the coil also does it have a condenser/capacitor on it.
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My cj7 was running fine but when i turned ignition off it kept running so i pulled coil wire now it wont start back up.
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Obviously i know a little i fixed the issue. Ignition switch and coil went out
THINK THE COIL COULDA BEEN THE WRONG TYPE?
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Ehh doubt it was the wrong type it has been on there for the past ten years or so.
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Thank you for your help im back on the road I'll try to upload some pics
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