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1993 Chevrolet Truck Astro Van Pickup Coil Testing, Removal & Installation

1993 Chevrolet Truck Astro Van 2WD 4.3L CPI 6cyl

GM Astro/Safari 1985-1996 Repair Guide

Pickup Coil




1. With the ignition key OFF , remove the console cover, distributor cap, rotor and disconnect the pickup coil-to-module wire harness.

2. Connect an ohmmeter from the distributor housing to one pickup lead. The reading should be infinite at all times.

3. Connect an ohmmeter to both pickup coil wire terminals. The reading should be steady at one value within 500-1500 ohms. If not replace the pickup coil.


1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

2. Remove the distributor cap and rotor. Do NOT remove the spark plug wires from the cap.

3. Mark the distributor housing, position of rotor and relationship from the distributor housing-to-engine block for installation purposes.

4. Remove the distributor clamp and remove the distributor from the engine. Download File PDF

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