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 »

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 »

How to Test a Car Battery With an Ohmmeter?

An ohmmeter, also sometimes referred to as a volt-ohm or a multi-meter, can be used to test the voltage in your car's battery. Perhaps your headlights are flickering. Or maybe you had to jump-start... Read More »

How to Test an Antenna With an Ohmmeter?

Over time your car radio may start having reception problems and you'll need to determine the cause. Radio signals picked up by the antenna mast travel through an antenna cable to the radio. You wi... Read More »