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Which cables are going to/from the ignition coil

\015 It's a Citroen DS21ie of Feb.19971. The cables going from/to the ignition coil are mixed up. Cranking, but no spark. Is there any wiring diagram?\015 Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 15-01-2018

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