How to Troubleshoot Ignition Systems?

Answer Troubleshooting an ignition system on late-model vehicles includes not only the primary and secondary ignition systems, but also the crankshaft sensor responsible for determining top dead center on... Read More »

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Top Fuel Ignition Systems?

Ignition is the process of setting something on fire. It takes place when two objects are rubbed together which creates friction. When friction undergoes repetition, temperature rises and produces ... Read More »

Types of Ignition Systems?

The three main types of automotive ignition systems are the mechanical ignition system, the electronic ignition system and the distributorless ignition system. The ignition system has two primary f... Read More »

Factory Vs. Aftermarket Ignition Systems?

An engine is only as good as the fuel it burns, and fuel is only good if it burns. Aftermarket ignition systems hit the big time in America in the early 1970s, when an engineer at Per-Lux -- now Pe... Read More »

How Do Automotive Ignition Systems Work?

A triangle is a closed two-dimensional shape with three sides and three angles. There are a wide variety of triangles, including acute ones, with all the angles less than 90 degrees; obtuse triangl... Read More »