Take the coil wire off the distributor cap, hold close to engine ground/metal part. Have helper crank it while you watch for spark to jump from coil wire to ground. If you have spark, I believe the coil is ok. If no spark, check for primary voltage to positive side of coil, I believe it goes hot/voltage with the key on. You may also have to check the coil wire.
Did you visually check for spark at the plugs with engine cranking?
With wires disconnected from coil, you can do an ohms test between positive and negative side of coil, 1--2 ohms.
Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 AT 12:30 PM