How to Test ATV Ignition Pickup Coils?

Answer Troubleshoot a possible ATV starting problem by testing its ignition pickup coils. Inside the ignition coils cylindrical casing exists two coils of wire, or pickups, called the primary coil and the... Read More »

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How to Test Ignition Coils on a BMW 328?

On recent models like the 328 3 Series, BMW switched from the use of spark plug wires to individual coil packs that install on each cylinder’s spark plug. This is an efficient and reliable way of... Read More »

How to Test Ignition Coils?

From coils and coil packs to electronic ignitions and computers, the ignition system can be a mystery. How do you know whether a coil is causing the problems that you are experiencing in your car? ... Read More »

How to Test Maxima Ignition Coils?

The ignition coils in your Nissan Maxima help ignite the spark plugs by generating a magnetic field. When excessive heat diminishes the magnetic field over time, the spark plugs eventually fail to ... Read More »

How to Test 12 Volt Ignition Coils?

An automobile ignition coil acts as a transformer, having a primary and secondary bundle of wires that create and send an electrical charge to the spark plugs, causing them to fire. While ignition ... Read More »