Tag: ignition coil

OBD-II Trouble Codes

P0303 Code: Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected

A misfire occurs when there is an insufficient amount of fuel burning in a cylinder. Since the way the engine runs relies heavily on the proper functioning of its cylinders,...Read more


What Causes Ignition Coils to Keep Going Bad?

Ignition coil problems will prevent your car from starting and running smoothly. Knowing the symptoms and causes of a bad ignition coil is necessary in order to detect the issue...Read more


The Ignition System

The purpose of the ignition system is twofold: first to create a voltage high enough (20,000+) to arc cross the gap of a spark plug, thus creating a spark strong...Read more


How Do You Test a Coil Pack?

A coil pack is a group of ignition coils that plays a vital role in starting your vehicle. Ignition coils are heavy duty but excessive heat, vibration, and bad installation...Read more


A Short Course on Ignition Systems

The purpose of the ignition system is to create a spark that will ignite the fuel-air mixture in the cylinder of an engine. It must do this at exactly the...Read more