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SERIES 60 COIL OVER PLUG IGNITION SYSTEM

Series 60G genset engines use the coil over plug ignition system. This system consists of six coils, six ignition boots, mounting screws and seals, an igniter module, an igniter module bracket, an ignition coil harness, a ground strap, and six spark plugs. The coils mount in the rocker cover directly above the spark plugs. A coil cover mounts in the rocker cover which protects the coils and shields electromagnetic radiation (EMR) from the environment. See Figure 27860 . ‪

1. Bolt ‪

5. O-ring ‪

2. Igniter Module Bracket ‪

6. Igniter Coil Harness ‪

3. Igniter Module ‪

7. Coil and Igniter Boot Assembly ‪

4. Spark Plug ‪

8. Ground Strap ‪

Coil Over Plug Ignition System

The ignition coil assembly consists of the ignition coil and integral seal. This is serviced as an assembly, or the seal can be serviced separately. Before the coil can be installed into the engine, it is necessary to attach the boot, mounting screws, and O-rings onto the ignition coil assembly. See Figure 27339 . ‪

1. Bolt, M6 x 1.0 in. (2) ‪

4. Ignition Coil Assembly ‪

2. O-ring (2) ‪

5. Boot and Spring Assembly ‪

3. Ignition Coil Seal ‪

Ignition Coil Assembly

Removal of Ignition Coil

Remove the ignition coil as follows: ‪

  1. Remove the two Phillips screws holding the coil cover in the rocker cover.
  2. Remove the low voltage wire harness connectors at each coil to be removed.
  3. Unscrew the two M6 x 1.0 bolts that attach the coil to the rocker cover. Pull the coil assembly with the boot, mounting screws, and O-rings out of the spark plug well.
  4. Inspect the ignition coil. Refer to section .
Inspection of Ignition Coil

Inspect the ignition coil as follows: ‪

EYE INJURY

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  1. Visually check the ignition coil for dirt and debris.
    1. If dirt and debris are present, clean as necessary and apply a light coat of dielectric grease on the inside of the ignition boot. Reuse ignition coil. Refer to section .
    2. If no dirt and debris are present, reuse ignition coil. Apply a light coat of dielectric grease on the inside of the ignition boot. Refer to section .
  2. Visually check the interface between the boot and spark plug for oil.
    1. If oil is present, clean as necessary. Apply a light coat of dielectric grease on the inside of the ignition boot. Refer to section .
    2. If no oil is present, reuse ignition coil. Apply a light coat of dielectric grease on the inside of the ignition boot. Refer to section .

Installation of Ignition Coil

Install the ignition coil as follows: ‪

  1. Install the ignition coil assembly with the boot, mounting screws, and O-rings into the spark plug well.
  2. Guide the mounting bolts through the holes in the rocker cover and screw them into the extension tube. Torque the bolts to 13-16 Nm (10-12 lbft).
  3. Push the connectors of the low voltage wire harness onto the ignition coils.
  4. Put antisieze compound on the two coil cover mounting screws to aid removal in the future.
  5. Install the coil cover on the rocker cover with two Phillips mounting screws.