Not necessarily so! If the magnets in the collar come unglued, they can
move around, fall over, and otherwise become disoriented. The car may still
start, but it won't run very well. Put a set of points in and see if the
problem goes away.
BTDT, have a new collar to prove it (still waiting for the T-shirt),
> I called Pertronix and while helpful they seem
> convinced that it's not the unit itself since it
> didn't completely die (as it would in a failure).
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