Resistors Used in Spark Plugs & Spark Plug Wires?

Answer In early model vehicles before fuel injection and engine management computers, copper or stainless steel core spark plug wires were used. This type of wire was encased in rubber, and this type of c... Read More »

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How do I Replace Spark Plugs & Plug Wires on a 98 Chevrolet 350?

When you replace the spark plugs and wires on an 1998 Chevrolet 350, the job becomes easier doing one wire at a time, so you do not have to figure out the firing order later. The firing order goes ... 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 Tell If Spark Plug Wires Are Bad?

The spark plug wires on your vehicle send an electrical impulse, called "spark," from the vehicle's power distributor to the vehicle's engine. The spark plug wires are connected to the spark plugs,... Read More »