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has anyone ever had their Pertronix go out on them? and if so what were the symptoms. my cougar has developed a nasty habit of losin all power(electrical) when i'm coming to a stop after exiting the freeway. any ideas?
 

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So all the lights go out and the horn won't honk etc? Sounds like corroded battery terminals. If the Pertronix conks out the car won't run but all the electrical devices still play.
 

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Royce is correct. If the Pertronix goes out your car won't start. Mine went out last year at an 3 day indoor car show. Was in a little over 3 years. Gave no warning;car just wouldn't start. Went back to points. Suggest carrying an extra pertronix or a set of points and condenser just in case. JMO.

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it was a bad ignition switch. That in conjunction with some bad splices under the dash from the previous owner(s).
 
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