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Old 25 Oct 2013, 11:48 am
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Question Tune-up. Should I replace Coil Pack?

I have a 2004 PT turbo lite and I am replacing the plugs and wires. Should I replace the coil too? I am at just under 94,000 miles
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Old 25 Oct 2013, 11:53 am
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If it was working and there are no visual sign of damage, then no.
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I would also say no. If it ain't broke don't fix it.
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I would also say no. If it ain't broke don't fix it.
Well we could say preventative maintenance on many things!
You don't need to wear the brake pads down to the metal to replace them.
Or why change an old battery when it still has voltage?
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Well we could say preventative maintenance on many things!
You don't need to wear the brake pads down to the metal to replace them.
Or why change an old battery when it still has voltage?
Was only referring to the specific question asked. No way to predict reliability of a replacement coil. So can't really say that replacing this spicific item is better than the one already there. New one could die in 6 months. Though not likely. So preventive maintenance could be a loose term regarding the question asked by the op. As to the other items mentioned above. Didn't see any reference to them by the op.
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Was only referring to the specific question asked. No way to predict reliability of a replacement coil. So can't really say that replacing this spicific item is better than the one already there. New one could die in 6 months. Though not likely. So preventive maintenance could be a loose term regarding the question asked by the op. As to the other items mentioned above. Didn't see any reference to them by the op.
nor was your comment " I would also say no. If it ain't broke don't fix it".

At least I suggest inspecting it?

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nor was your comment " I would also say no. If it ain't broke don't fix it".

At least I suggest inspecting it?

Don't recall calling any of your original post into question. So therefore found no reason to say it again as I had also showed agreement with the statement in my first post. But if you feel you need to go in depth on whether you answer is better than mine or other's. Then you should do the op the courtesy of starting your own thread on the subject. So not to continue to highjack his threab. But if it would help. I could contact Busa for a recommended professional to help with you apparent difficulties. Least I could do for a friend.
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Let me add to it - DON'T. 99% of the after-market coils will not last as long as the OEM one. They just cannot stand up to the heat. If it's a turbo engine, then definitely do not replace it! I did, and melted the POS version I had, and thank gosh I saved the original as when I put it back on, it idled purrfectly...
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