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    1000+ Posts schlitzaugen's Avatar
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    I have two coilpacks, one Ford, one Bosch (off a 205Si). The Ford has three terminals, the Bosch has four. Why is that? Both are four cylinder.

    Found this:

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    http://i1035.photobucket.com/albums/...e_Coilpack.jpg

    Is this info correct? And if it is does that mean I don't need the 25uF external capacitor in this picture:

    http://jtccc.co.uk/index18.gif
    Last edited by schlitzaugen; 9th August 2013 at 03:08 PM.
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    Probably the three terminal coil pack has one connection as "common" to both coils.

    Saves a millicent in manufacture

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    the one with the extra wire has the power module inside (+, -, trigger 1, trigger 2) and only receives the order from ECU, but the current, the dwell, everything is controller by its internal module... and the other, the ECU commands it directly (+ common, -coil1, -coil2)


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