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Posted by JerseySaab [Email] (#666) [Profile/Gallery] (more from JerseySaab) on Wed, 11 Dec 2019 16:58:29 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Don't just throw parts at it, JerseySaab [Profile/Gallery] , Wed, 11 Dec 2019 16:05:18
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I have the Bentley manual for the 16-valve 900, and a Haynes manual that covers 8-valve through 1985.

The wiring diagrams in the Haynes book are small and poorly reproduced, but I was able to compare the diagram for the '85 900 there with the '85 Turbo in the Bentley. They appear to be identical. As I surmised the cabling from the distributor connector goes directly to the ignition module, which is located on the left-side inner fender. There are two signal wires plus ground on the pin numbers indicated. One signal wire is gray, the other brown, though colors may be faded and/or insulation crumbling. Using this you can test continuity between the distributor and ignition module. See diagram below...



The ignition module looks like this:



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