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Category: Classic Car
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Experience:  I have 30 years experience repairing, restoring, and customizing cars, and pickup trucks.
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I chaned the points and now I have no spark .Looking way to

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I chaned the points and now I have no spark .Looking for a way to test the coil and the wiring to make sure I have juice where I am supposed to have it ?
JA: Have you checked all the fuses? Do you have a wiring diagram?
Customer: Checked fuses all good no wiring diagram though
JA: What is the model/year of your classic?
Customer: 1961 Jaguar Mark IX
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Tested I have juice to the coil Forgot how to test for juice at the points .You guys answered my first question about wiring the points
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: it was running before I did the points change just would not start without starting fluid
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Classic Car
Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 1 year ago.

, so you did set the points gap correct?

Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 1 year ago.

with the cap off & someone in the car turning the engine you should see it spark over & over

Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 1 year ago.

Of course right at the Points Contact