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How to Replace an Ignition Control Unit

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Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

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Safety Tip:
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.

1
Open the vehicle's hood and locate the ignition control unit.
2
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
3
Disconnect the ignition control unit connectors.
4
Remove ignition control unit.
5
Replace with a new ignition control unit.Be sure to add dielectric gel or paste to the base of the new unit.
6
Clean the connectors using electrical contact cleaner spray. Connect wires to ignition control unit.
7
Reconnect the battery and start the vehicle to verify repairs.


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