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Old 04-24-2001, 10:08 AM
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This is a follow up from a previous thread concerning the location of the condenser on a 1975 280 C distributor. Does this ingnition actually have one or is this some type of Multiple Spark Discharge ignition system where the points only act as a trigger. And if so if anyone has any diagnostic information on checking out the ignition control box this would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 04-24-2001, 08:24 PM
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You don't have an "ignition" condensor.

ALL of the benzes past something like 1972 came with a transistorized system. While there was still a condensor present, it's only purpose in life is to suppress noise on the radio.

If you send me an email (, I can reply with the section off the service CD that you need for checking the ignition with a volt meter.

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