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Dumb Newbie Question - Ignition Control Unit

Hi all,

I've got an 83 380SL with electronic ignition. The ICU box (mounted on the front driver side fender) has two large wires. One has a large plug (grey) and routes back from the unit towards the firewall and the other is a single plug green wire that heads to the base of the distributor. Can someone tell me what the green wire does and how does someone go about replacing it? Thanks!
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