Will a coil from a 97 subaru legacy work in a 95?

#1

I need a new coil for my 1995 subaru legacy L wagon and was able to find one from a 97 at a local wrecking yard but haven’t been able to find out if they are compatible. Any information would be very much appreciated. Thanks!

#2

A quick look at the interchange shows it will not, even if similar in appearance.
Odds are there is a slight wiring difference due to the '97 being an OBD II vehicle.

#3

Thanks for the info, I was unsure as I had seen coils for sale that said they would work for 90-97 but most of the said they were either 93-95 or 96-98 so I had a sneaking suspicion that they would be incompatible.

#4

OBD 2 has zero to do with it.

coils are the same as WAY BACK.inductance,RING A BELL?remember primary secondary,RING A BELL?

12v.
GRD -
trigger.

NOT SCIENCE!

it may work ever check the schematic.

connector means nothing.

BANDIT !

jumpin!

#5

Ask the parts department if they have the same part number.

#6

A '95 model coil.

http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/ProductDetail.aspx?MfrCode=BOR&MfrPartNumber=E647&PartType=190&PTSet=A

A '97 model coil.

http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/ProductDetail.aspx?MfrCode=BOR&MfrPartNumber=E744&PartType=190&PTSet=A

Close, but no cigar. I assume the original poster here is referring to a straight swap; not one that requires a bit of wire tracing and adapting.
The '97 coil would probably work IF they have the wire connector off of the wire harness from the '97 or IF they’re willing to solder a pigtail onto the coil and IF they’re willing to do a bit of wire tracing whichever method they use.
A direct bolt-on it’s not.