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Olds OLDS Bravada: how do you replace a coil module in an EDI

Customer Question

how do you replace a coil module in an EDI distributor system for a 1999 Olds Bravada 4..3 L V6
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Oldsmobile
Expert:  Gary replied 2 years ago.
you need to replace the ignition control module or the ignition coil ?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

We need to replace the ignition coil.

Expert:  Gary replied 2 years ago.
did you buy the new coil yet ?and the new coil does not have the bracket on it ?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
1. No we did not buy the new coil yet because I have to find out how exactly to remove the ignition coil to the distributor.
Expert:  Gary replied 2 years ago.
the ignition COIL is mounted outside of the distributor as seen hereand this is how to change itRemove the air cleaner assembly (2) and nut (1).Disconnect the electrical connectors.Remove the ignition coil wire to the distributorRemove the accelerator cable bracket.Remove the studs holding the bracket and the ignition coil to the intake manifold.Remove the bracket and the ignition coil.Drill and punch out the two rivets holding the ignition coil to the bracket.Remove the ignition coil from the bracket.IMPORTANT: A replacement ignition coil kit comes with 2 screws in order to attach the ignition coil to the bracket