Articles by tag "Spark Plugs"

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Spark Plugs
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 16, 2014

Like the name implies, a spark plug is a simple device that is screwed onto the cylinder head, enabling it to deliver the spark needed to ignite the air and fuel mixture inside of the combustion chamber. Spark Plugs History The first internal combustion piston engine was created in 1860 by Etie...

Spark Plug Wire Set
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 23, 2014

A spark plug wire set, also known as ignition wires, is a series of wires and connectors. It runs from the coil inside the ignition system and attaches to the terminal end of the spark plug. It functions as a sort of nervous system for the ignition, carrying electrical current to its intended des...

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...

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