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BWD Ignition Coil

Part No. E255P Warranty  

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BWD ignition coils use high-efficiency laminations to optimize magnetic field buildup and produce high spark energy.
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BWDIgnition Coil
 
4.8

(based on 38 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (29)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (35)
  • Improves engine efficiency (21)
  • Increases power (13)
  • Durable (8)
  • Lightweight (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday driving (28)
    • Replacement (24)
    • Performance driving (4)
      • Car & Truck:
      • Casual driver (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual driver (20), Auto enthusiast (12), Mechanic (7), Truck enthusiast (7)

    Reviewed by 38 customers

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    5.0

    great quality, will purchase again

    By chuck

    from chicago, il

    About Me Casual Driver

    Verified Buyer
    3 or more reviews submitted

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Install
    • Increases Power

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving

      Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

      Anyone can install this item. Just unplug and remove one screw and install new one takes less than 5 minutes.

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      5.0

      works great

      By Jeremy

      from Dayton, VA

      About Me Casual Driver

      Verified Buyer
      Level 1

      Pros

      • Easy To Install

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Replacement

        Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

        Product showed up as described and was easy to install

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        5.0

        great part

        By Douglas

        from Midlothian illinois

        About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Install
        • Improves Engine Efficiency
        • Increases Power
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Performance Driving
          • Replacement

          Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

          None

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          5.0

          Worked well. Good OEM replacement

          By MR

          from Fayetteville NC

          About Me Auto Enthusiast

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          Verified Buyer
          Level 3

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Improves Engine Efficiency

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Driving

            Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

            It was far easier to install this ignition coil compared to removing the spark plugs. The back spark plug ceramic element busted when removing and it took me hrs to get the pieces out. Should have gone straight to the ignition coil replacement from the beginning, after I detected the misfire in one of the cylinders. I know the spark plugs are the first and cheapest to replace, but be careful with the one on the last cylinder underneath the windshield, as it is extremely hard to get to

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            5.0

            works better then stock

            By Hot

            from Philadelphia, PA

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            Verified Buyer
            3 or more reviews submitted

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Install
            • Improves Engine Efficiency
            • Increases Power

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Driving
              • Performance Driving
              • Replacement

              Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

              This was very east to do and while your there you should replace the spark plugs I used the stock Professional Iridium Spark Plug by ACDelco and since the best way to replace these is to take the 4 bolts out of the throttle body off you should take the time to clean that too.

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              5.0

              Awesome! Good a Product.

              By Keith

              from Queens, New York

              About Me Casual Driver

              Verified Buyer
              Level 1

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Improves Engine Efficiency
              • Increases Power

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving

                Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

                Big difference!!

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                5.0

                Outstanding customer service

                By AnEdge

                from Brooklyn, New York

                About Me Auto Enthusiast

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Improves Engine Efficiency

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

                    Excellent coils, although one was defective. AAP stood by their warranty and sent a new replacement. Easy to install and just as good as the OEM.

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                    5.0

                    "So far, so good"!

                    By Stick

                    from NH

                    About Me Casual Driver

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 1

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install
                    • Improves Engine Efficiency

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday Driving
                      • Performance Driving

                      Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

                      Great product ,excellent price!

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                      5.0

                      great trailblazer replacement

                      By RAGE

                      from Boston, MA

                      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

                      Verified Buyer
                      Level 2

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Install
                      • Improves Engine Efficiency

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Replacement

                        Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

                        Have an 02 trailblazer with 5 original coils and over 200,000 miles on the clock. Code reader told me I had a faulty 1 and this was a perfect replacement. Nicely priced 2.

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                        4.0

                        bwd coil

                        By no

                        from milwaukee, wi

                        About Me Mechanic

                        Verified Buyer
                        Level 1

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday Driving

                          Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

                          price is decent. Not much better then OEM though.

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                          • Q:

                            can I buy just one of these and not replace all the ignition coils at once? Truck currently has delphi coils in it, but the 200$ price tag on those is steep.
                            Asked on 5/28/2014 by brain from daytona beach

                            2 answers

                            • A:

                              Yes, one coil per cylinder. If one goes bad your vehicle will run with a missfire in one cylinder. You only have to replace that one. You can locate which one with an OBDII scanner. Code P0302 would mean cylinder 2. P0305 would be cylinder 5, etc.. The Advance Auto Parts store I use will scan your vehicle for free. I'm guessing they all will.

                              Answered on 8/13/2014 by Colorado Tom from Golden, CO
                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              Hi Brain, good question! You can replace them as they fail. No need to make a complete change if they are working properly.

                              Answered on 5/29/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                          • Q:

                            is this ignition coil the same as what gmc call it look the same and in the haynes repair manual call it ingition coil but gmc call it a igition cotrol module (icm) they said it could be if so why not add it to let people know it
                            Asked on 8/27/2013 by bill

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              No, the ignition coil is different from ignition control module. I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                              Answered on 8/28/2013 by Steve from AAP
                          • Q:

                            Can the plugs and wires be changed without changing the coils?
                            Asked on 2/14/2013 by af13986 from harrington DE

                            2 answers

                            • A:

                              Plugs can be changed without changing the coils. Since the coil sits on top of each plug, there are no conventional spark plug wires to replace on your vehicle.

                              Answered on 8/13/2014 by Colorado Tom from Golden, CO
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                              A:

                              Yes, with reference to your inquiry on the BWD Ignition Coil - part# E255, you can very well change the spark plugs and wires without changing the ignition coils. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                              Answered on 2/15/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                          • Q:

                            how much is this coil pack for 2002 trail blazer
                            Asked on 9/10/2012 by mike from cola,

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              Price of the items can vary from zone to zone as our prices are zonal based. You can view the cost of the items only after entering your zip code. Once the zip code is entered the zone is assigned and will remain the same for the entire session. The prices are subject to change depending on the area in which you are located. Once you enter your Zip Code into the Advance Auto Part’s website you will see the accurate price for the product in question. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                              Answered on 9/10/2012 by Steve from AAP
                          • Q:

                            Can you safely remove the cylinder coils when the vehicle is running to test if one is worn out?
                            Asked on 2/7/2012 by Anonymous

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              Allow the vehicle for run for about thirty minutes and then gently rap the module with the head of a screwdriver. If the car engine dies, this is a good indicator that the ignition coil is faulty and needs to be replaced.

                              Answered on 2/7/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                          • Q:

                            I had new spark plugs installed,because I was having a cut ting out going between 40 and 50 mph ,it is still doing that. can this be a coil breking down
                            Asked on 8/7/2010 by charlies truck from sev. tn

                            2 answers

                            • A:

                              Your check engine light will come on if you have a faulty coil. I'd go to Advance Auto Parts (if your check engine light is on) and ask them to check your OBDII code with a scanner. They should be able to tell you which coil(s) need replacement from the code displayed. If your check engine light is not on, I'd replace the fuel filter first because they're cheap and there's a high probability that's the problem.

                              Answered on 8/13/2014 by Colorado Tom from Golden, CO
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                              A:

                              Yes it could be a coil malfunctioning.

                              Answered on 8/7/2010 by Kevin from AAP
                          • Q:

                            Is there a procedure to test these for failure?
                            Asked on 1/24/2010 by PFloydNVa from 23112

                            2 answers

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              You can test resistance on ignition coils. To much resistance means it is a bad ignition coil.

                              Answered on 4/14/2010 by kevin from AAP
                            • A:

                              Yes you have to leave your vehicle running and pull out the connector plugs one by on if there is a change in the engine sound when disconneted it is working.If you pull the plug and there is no change then it is not working and thats the one that needs to be replaced.

                              Answered on 5/10/2010 by ladyT from princefrederick,MD
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