Ignition Coil Types?

Answer An ignition coil is actually two coils of wire wrapped around an iron core. The primary coil is made of heavy wire and is connected to two terminals on the top of the coil. The secondary coil is ma... Read More »

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Ignition Coil Types for a '93 Nissan Altima?

The 1993 Nissan Altima has a 4 cylinder, 2.4 Liter, 150 horsepower engine that gives the Altima a decent amount of power, with the convenience of gas mileage over 20 MPG. The ignition coils for the... Read More »

Ignition Coil Types for a 1993 Nissan Altima?

Ignition coils for the 1993 Nissan Altima vary little by manufacturer as the engine types are built to fit a "direct fit" style of coil, meaning the part should plug right into the ignition system ... Read More »

The Difference in a Lighting Coil & an Ignition Coil?

Induction coils play a significant part in a car's function by firing the car's spark plugs, which are essential for engine performance. The lighting coils is a self-powered generator system that e... Read More »

Problems With Getting No Spark From the Ignition Coil & Ignition Issues?

Certain requirements must be met for an ignition coil to produce the high-voltage spark that fires an engine. Problems associated with meeting these requirements can be as simple as a corroded wire... Read More »