I just changed the spark plug wires on my '91 TEG. Well, most of them --- I
changed the 4 obvious ones that go from the plugs to the distributor cap.
But the new set came with a 5th wire that I assume is to connect the
distributor to the ignition coil, but I can't find the old wire I need to
replace. Can anyone describe where this is? I looked and my neighbor looked,
and neither of us can see where it is.
It does not have a coil wire. The coil is located inside the distributor cap
therefore eliminating the need for a wire. The kit you got was probably a
universal kit that included the wire in case you had a model that had a coil
Actually, to correct my previous post, the coil already got killed by use of
aftermarket wires that lasted approx 2 years and killed the coil, as you
say. The mechanic has now replaced the coil with a non-OEM part, in fact the
coil, distributor, cap, and wires are all non-OEM at this point in time.
OEM plug wires are not too expensive. The catalog does not list sets for
some years but a good dealer such as mine knows that the sets are listed for
certain years and will fit other years perfectly.
As strange as it may sound, sometimes you have you look in the paper
catalogue to find the sets. There is some stuff in there that isn't in the
computer, like clutch disc and pressure plate sets (which are usually a few
dollars cheaper than buying separately.)
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