How to Test Plug Wires With an Ohmmeter?

Answer Ohmmeters or multimeters on the "ohm" setting are used to test spark plug wires for deficiencies. When set to ohms, the device measures the resistance present in the wires. Foreign and domestic car... Read More »

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How to Test Spark Plug Wires?

The spark plug wires on your vehicle are responsible for delivering an electric charge from the distributor to the engine's spark plugs. These spark plug wires should be checked every 30,000 miles.... 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 »

How to Test the Coil With an Ohmmeter?

Testing a coil with an ohmmeter provides a definitive answer, but the specifications for the ohm readings vary. Each manufacturer has specifications that fit the profile of their ignition system ne... Read More »