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BWD Ignition Coil

Part No. E51P 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
 
4.3

(based on 26 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (24)
  • Improves engine efficiency (15)
  • Increases power (10)
  • Durable (6)

Cons

  • No improvement in performance (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday driving (19)
  • Replacement (17)
  • Restoration (3)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Casual driver (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (8), Auto enthusiast (7), Mechanic (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

better then oem

installed as replacement parts for my dailey driver . worked great picked up a little mpg,s and a lot of performance .

installed as replacement parts for my dailey driver . worked great picked up a little mpg,s and a lot of performance .

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Ignition Coil worked good for a day

Easy to install and misfiring plug 3 problem went away. Next day the problem came back and now it is getting increasingly worse. Too bad it did not work as well as it did...Read complete review

Easy to install and misfiring plug 3 problem went away. Next day the problem came back and now it is getting increasingly worse. Too bad it did not work as well as it did the first day!

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1.0

Ignition Coil worked good for a day

By Terry

from Farmington. MI

About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Competitive Driver

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Pros

  • Easy To Install

Cons

  • No Improvement In Performance
  • Worke Well For A Day

Best Uses

    Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

    Easy to install and misfiring plug 3 problem went away. Next day the problem came back and now it is getting increasingly worse. Too bad it did not work as well as it did the first day!

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    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Really improved performance

    By Mac

    from Greenville SC

    About Me Casual Driver

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    3 or more reviews submitted

    Pros

    • Improves Engine Efficiency
    • Increases Power

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Replacement

      Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

      Replaced the inition coils when I replaced plugs and wires...at 214,000 miles the old Chevy Venture is once again running like a top.

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      4.0

      BWD Ignition Coil

      By Jim

      from Smithfield, VA

      About Me Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

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      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Improves Engine Efficiency
      • Increases Power

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving
        • Replacement

        Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

        They were a decent medium weight of plastic. I had hoped for something a bit heavier. Need to be careful screwing them down because cracking at the screws would probebly not be too difficult. They do work very well though as replacements for old or damaged parts.

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        5.0

        ignition coil

        By garfield

        from blakeslee, pa 18610

        Verified Buyer
        Level 1

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving

          Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

          the coil is very good

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          (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          I would buy this product again

          By stick

          from Fall River Ma. 02720

          About Me Mechanic

          Verified Buyer
          Helpful Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Improves Engine Efficiency

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Driving
            • Replacement

            Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

            Picked up at store and the sales rep was very knowledgeable.

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            (5 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Coil Pack for Chevy Venture 1998

            By Mr Fix It

            from Glen Burnie, Maryland

            About Me Mechanic

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            Level 2

            Pros

            • Easy To Install

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Replacement

              Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

              Misfire on bank 1 in chevy venture 1998, replaced spark plugs and ignition wires, cleared code, drove and code came back on = misfire bank one, KNOW B4 Changing is firing order and which coil pack is number for misfire, next part to replace to fix misfire could be coil pack or ignition module, Tool for easier replacement is Thexton 419X sold at advanceautoparts .com AUG 2013 Chock both rear wheels forward and aft, place transmission in neutral, MOTOR NEVER ON, remove one motor mount between engine and top of radiator, place V rocker tool onto where bolts held mount in place, remove 2nd motor mount, use V-tool to rock engine top forward enable better reach to coil packs and even the ignition module, Remove two wires from coil pack you are replacing Remember L and R, deep well socket and 1/4 drive ratchet, remove two small headed bolts. lift up coil pack, remove oval rubber seal, place new seal into setting, place new coil pack on, bolt it down, place L and R wires back on, rock engine back, place 2nd motor mount back on, remove V-engine rocker, Place 1st motor mount back on, transmission back into park, remove wheel chocks, clear code, dive to see if code comes back on, If is does come back on misfire could be bad ignition module, do steps again and remove all coil packs, remove ignition module, replace ignition module, reinstall coil packs, spark wires, motor mounts, engine into park, remove wheel chocks, clear codes, drive to see if code comes back on. Take your time, do it right, be safe, GOODLUCK

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              (8 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I would purchase again

              By Jim

              from Chardon Ohio

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              Pros

              • Easy To Install

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving

                Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

                Solved Problem

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                (8 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                good for the price

                By shadetree

                from pcb fl

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                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Improves Engine Efficiency
                • Increases Power

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday Driving
                  • Replacement
                  • Restoration

                  Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

                  car run's a lot better. mpg inproved

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                  (8 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  ok

                  By louis

                  from delhi new york

                  About Me Casual Driver

                  Verified Buyer
                  Helpful Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install

                  Cons

                  • No Improvement In Performance

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday Driving

                  Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

                  ok did work as a factory replacement!!!

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                  (8 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  BWD ignition coil

                  By weg1218

                  from Keithville, La.

                  About Me Auto Enthusiast, Competitive Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer
                  3 or more reviews submitted

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install
                  • Improves Engine Efficiency
                  • Increases Power

                  Cons

                  • none

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday Driving
                  • Replacement

                  Comments about BWD Ignition Coil:

                  My daughter's '02 Camaro was running rough. Diagnostics showed a cylinder 5 misfire. Checking resistance on that cylinder's coil showed it bad. Simple replacement. Totally fixed the misfire and shake. Power is back!

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                  • Q:

                    how do I install this and where does it go?
                    Asked on 8/2/2014 by Dave from Manassas VA

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Hi Dave! Since you don't mention the specific vehicle, it's hard to say for sure. To give you the correct information I would need the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle.

                      Answered on 8/3/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                  • Q:

                    I have a 2003 buick century 3.1l that has coded out for 2 cylinders not firing. I pulled off the wires at the coil 1 at a time and found one of the coil tips totally rusted out (# 2 & # 5 cylinders). The other coils when I removed the wire changed the way the engine ran except for the one with the rusted tip. Is that sufficient enough to say that is the only bad coil on the car?
                    Asked on 5/21/2014 by joe from phila, pa

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Hi Joe, techy question! Sorry, without the presence of your vehicle I would not be able to assist you in this regard. I would suggest that you to take your vehicle and get
                      it thoroughly checked by a certified mechanic before buying any parts that may/may not solve the problem.

                      Answered on 5/22/2014 by Steve from AAP
                  • Q:

                    How can I check these coils and what should they read?
                    Asked on 8/29/2013 by Chris

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Testing procedures for an ignition coil: 1. Disconnect the output wire of the distributor ignition coil from the distributor cap with the ignition switch in the "off" position. 2. Connect a spark plug to the disconnected output wire of the ignition coil. 3. Attach a wire to the threads on the spark plug to serve as a ground wire. 4. Remove the ground wire of the distributor ignition coil. 5. Connect one end of the wire you removed to the negative terminal of the ignition coil. 6. Turn the ignition switch to the "on" position. 7. Touch the remaining end of ignition coil ground wire to the negative battery terminal or another grounding spot several times, tapping lightly. You should see sparks at the same frequency of the wire contacts. The primary coil should produce readings between 0.7 and 1.7 ohms. 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 8/30/2013 by Steve from AAP
                  • Q:

                    I have a 1998 Lumina. For a number of years it has been at times been unable to crank up. Then after a bit you could crank it right up. Son says ignition. I think coil. Help guys.
                    Asked on 8/9/2013 by Sugarbear from Greenville, Al.

                    2 answers

                    • A:

                      kinda sound like a crankshaft position sensor.its cheap and fairly easy to fix.just do some investigating on the internet and you will find out where its at.hope this worked for you.

                      Answered on 9/17/2013 by db from orlando florida
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                      A:

                      Sorry, without the presence of your vehicle we would not be able to properly diagnose it nor provide you with a 100% answer. We would suggest that you take your vehicle to a certified mechanic for further diagnosis. 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 8/11/2013 by Steve from AAP
                  • Q:

                    i have a 1996 pontac grandam it is flashing the check engine light and runs rough could the it be cam coils or a bad value?
                    Asked on 7/23/2013 by danielle from garden city, ga

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      With reference to your inquiry on the BWD Ignition Coil - Part No. E51P, the bad ignition coil may cause the engine as very noisy and run rough idle on 1996 pontiac Grand Am. 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 7/24/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                  • Q:

                    How does the coil come ,as just one or do you get all three.
                    Asked on 4/13/2013 by Bill from pennsville nj

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      This BWD Ignition Coil -part# E51P is sold individually. 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 4/13/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                  • Q:

                    how do i install this on my 1998 oldsmobile cutlass?
                    Asked on 2/27/2013 by NAE BROWN from Houston, TX

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      With reference to your inquiry on the BWD Ignition Coil -part# E51P, isolate the negative battery cable. You need to disconnect the ground cable from the negative terminal of the battery. You should also set the emergency or parking brake as an additional safety feature. Locate the IDI/ICM pin and disconnect it from the harness connector. Separate the ignition coil and the ignition coil module assembly from the engine. Detach the housing cover retaining screws and remove the cover. Remove the ignition coil, the seal and the contacts from the cover. Replace the old seals with new seals and lubricate the connection with petroleum jelly. Insert the new ignition coil. Reassemble the engine components. Make sure you put the connections back in the proper place of the car. 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 2/28/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                  • Q:

                    what is the acceptable secondary resistance value for these coil packs?
                    Asked on 1/7/2013 by bryne

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      The secondary resistance range for this BWD Ignition Coil - (Part No. E51P) is 6.0 k - 11.0 k. 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 1/8/2013 by Aaron from AAP
                  • Q:

                    What is the difference in the E51 and E51P coil pack and which one would I use for a 98 Pontiac GrandPrix GTP? Both of them say they are a exact fit for my car?
                    Asked on 10/11/2012 by dP from Charlotte, NC

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      This BWD Ignition Coil (Part No. E51P) has HEI/DIS ignition coil terminals of steel or aluminum and it uses high efficiency laminations to optimize magnetic field build-up, to produce high spark energy. The BWD Select Ignition Coil (Part No. E51) use pure copper windings in both bobbins which creates a high temperature rating for improved durability and higher resistance to internal shorts and dielectric breakdown. The coil can run hotter without breaking down. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                      Answered on 10/12/2012 by Rick from AAP
                  • Q:

                    Just wondering but what is the difference in the E51 and the E51P coil pack. Both of them say that they are an exact fit for the car so didn't know which one to purchase.
                    Asked on 10/11/2012 by dP from Charlotte, NC

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      To locate the exact ignition coil, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle. For more information, 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 10/11/2012 by Steve from AAP
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