What Does an Electronic Control Module Do?

Answer Cars rely on a number of electrical and mechanical parts to run properly. These parts are controlled via a central processing unit in the car called the electronic control module.

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How to Test an Electronic Ignition Control Module?

An ignition control module takes the signal from the pick-up coil or hall-effect sensor and triggers the coil based on that signal. Some modules also trigger injectors and control timing as well.

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