How Does an Ignition Key Switch & Solenoid Work?

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How does the ignition switch work?

An ignition switch is responsible for supplying power to all the electrical components of the engine. Your ignition switch has from two to four settings, depending on the make and model of vehicle.... Read More »

What does a Dodge ignition solenoid do?

An ignition, or starter, solenoid on a Dodge vehicle — and all vehicles that have a starter solenoid installed — is part of the equipment responsible for starting the vehicle. The solenoid is o... Read More »

How Does a Starter Solenoid Work?

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How Does a 12-Volt Solenoid Starter Work?

In early automotive history, engines were started by hand. A crank was inserted into the front of the engine and turned by hand to spin the engine. An engine backfire could cause the crank to rever... Read More »