Re: continued...dead cj...name this part
The "Condenser" is actually a Capacitor, and it's purpose is to buffer the high and low voltage swings in the electrical system when the ignition fires.
A failed capacitor is usually burned up internally, and just doesn't work anymore.
If you have a catastrophic failure, it will actually blow apart, but that is VERY rare.
Using a capacitor will help keep the noise out of the radio and other electronic equipment like computers.
There is one on most TFI coil arrangements from the factory, and the junk yard is the best place to find the coil bracket, coil, connector, and condenser for your application. You can usually get them for cheap....
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