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how to replace an ignition coil on a 1992 corsica

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especially how do I get...
how to replace an ignition coil on a 1992 corsica especially how do I get to it. I can not see anything and hardly get my hands down there
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Chevy Mechanic: Dave Nova, Chevrolet Technician replied 7 years ago
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The ignition coils are mounted to the ignition module on the front of the engine, near the radiator fans.

 

Remove the spark plug wires from the coil, marking their location.

Remove the two bolts from each coil an remove the coil

 

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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
Thanks for this info but the hard part is getting to it the space is so confined I do not see the bolts I can hardly get my hands down near the ignition coils and module
Chevy Mechanic: Dave Nova, Chevrolet Technician replied 7 years ago
Removing the air intake duct and the radiator cooling fan will give you additional room to work.
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
Again thanks,. I was studying the diagram and I am not quite sure if the face plate "1" has one or two bolts that secure it in place? Is the easiest access to this unit from the top or the bottom?
Chevy Mechanic: Dave Nova, Chevrolet Technician replied 7 years ago
The base plate (1) has three mounting bolts. One on the left side and two on the right. Bottom may actually give you easier access.
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX question. I went to a junk yard yesterday and found an oldsmobile with a 6 cylinder 3.1l engine but with the ignition coils much easier excessable (almost on top of the engine) are these coils the same as mine 1992 Chevy Corsica?
Chevy Mechanic: Dave Nova, Chevrolet Technician replied 7 years ago
The coils should be the same. GM just changed the location (for obvious reasons).
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
Thanks for your help
Chevy Mechanic: Dave Nova, Chevrolet Technician replied 7 years ago

You are welcome.

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