Articles by tag "ignition coil"

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Direct Ignition Coil
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 30, 2014

The engines of many of today’s automobiles are now being manufactured without a distributor.  Instead, the spark plugs are relying on a direct ignition coil to give them the bolt of voltage they need to light the air and fuel mixture. What is an Ignition Coil An ignition coil is a de...

Ignition Coil
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 30, 2014

The twelve volts your battery contains is not enough to get your car started.  The thousands of volts it needs are produced by the ignition coil and then passed along to the spark plugs. It takes a large electric spark to ignite the fuel and gas mixture inside of the combustion chamber.&nbs...

Distributor Cap
Zaki Moulvi Monday, July 7, 2014

The distributor cap is the last stop in the ignition system before the electric spark is transferred to the spark plugs to ignite the air and fuel mixture. Once the ignition coil has generated a high enough voltage to ignite the fuel and gas, it is passed over to the distributor.  The distr...

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