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MG MGB Technical - Blue Capacitor
|I have a small blue capacitor bolted to the coil, the wire from it isnt connected to anything.|
What is this for and what side of the coil should it be connected to?
|Hey WhiskyFrank, purley speculitive but..........this could be an attempt to reduce or eliminate spark noise in the radio. One side hot and one side earth.|
|Tom in springy upstate NY|
|As Tom suggests, it is a RFI suppressor (Radio Frequency Interference suppressor). Cheers - Dave|
|It's normally connected to the coil SW or +ve i.e. the white or white/light-green wires, to suppress noise from the ignition that might otherwise affect a radio as has been said. There can be others on the instrument voltage regulator and fuel pump.|
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