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May 04, 2019 The Ignition SystemThe 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 enough to ignite the air/fuel mixture for combustion; second to control the timing so that the spark occurs at the May 04, 2019 Understanding Your CarIn this section, we will help you understand how your car works. We assume that you know nothing about how a car works and provide clear, understandable explanations of the various systems that make up the modern automobile.
May 04, 2019 A Short Course on Ignition SystemsThe 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 right instant and do it at the rate of up to several thousand times per minute for each cylinder in March 06, 2020 P0300 Code: Random or Multiple Cylinder Misfire DetectedIf you’ve got a P0300 on your hands, buckle up—you might be in for a complicated diagnostic and repair process. In terms of severity, this OBD-II code is critical and will likely require the assistance of an automotive professional.
Code P0300 means your car’s computer has detected an engine misfire December 29, 2019 What is a Distributor?Thankfully, today’s cars no longer have distributors. Modern engines use individual coil packs, which are far less complicated, instead. But there are still countless vehicles on the road with a distributor lurking under the hood. And sometimes those distributors require replacement.
What is a Distributor in a Car?