How to Diagnose Bad Spark Plug Wires?

Answer Spark plug wires send an electrical spark from the vehicle's power distributor to the combustion chambers in the engine. Over time, the spark plug wires wear out. You should change your spark plug ... Read More »

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How to Diagnose Spark Plug Wires?

Spark plug wires connect your vehicle's distributor to the spark plugs. When your spark plug wires begin to fail, you can experience a variety of problems including hard starting or stalling while ... Read More »

What Is the Order to Plug the Spark Plug Wires Into a Distributor Cap on a 1994 Dodge RAM Van?

The 1994 Dodge RAM 1500 van came equipped with a 3.9-liter V-6, or a 5.2-liter V-8 engine. The distributor sends spark to the spark plugs in a specific firing order via the spark plug wires. The sp... Read More »

The Order of Spark Plug Wires From the Ignition Coil to the Plug in a 1998 Hyundai Accent?

The 1998 front-wheel-drive Hyundai Accent was equipped with a transverse-mounted 1.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine. The Accent used a distributorless ignition system with a crankshaft position ... Read More »

Resistors Used in Spark Plugs & Spark Plug Wires?

In early model vehicles before fuel injection and engine management computers, copper or stainless steel core spark plug wires were used. This type of wire was encased in rubber, and this type of c... Read More »