How to Test an Ignition Coil?

Answer While there are several ways to test your vehicle's ignition coil, by far the easiest is the simple arc test, which can be done with only two tools and a pair of gloves. Another way is through the ... Read More »

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How to Test a GM Ignition Coil?

Testing or checking an ignition coil can tell you a lot about the health of your ignition system. Since the coil is the center of the system, it has to be working right or the car will not run righ... Read More »

How to Test the Ignition Coil on a Chevrolet?

The ignition coil on your Chevy car or light truck provides the spark energy to fire the compressed air and fuel mixture in the engine's combustion chamber. The design of the ignition coil that Che... Read More »

How to Test for a Weak Ignition Coil?

Ignition coils deliver the electrical charge needed to fire a spark plug. Older cars have a single coil that delivers the electricity to a distributor, which then sends the charge to the spark plug... Read More »

How to Test an Ignition Coil Module?

The ignition coil module in your vehicle ignites the spark plugs by accepting a signal from the distributor's magnetic pickup, and using that signal to modulate the ground circuit. It is generally ... Read More »