ignition coil


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ignition coil

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(General Engineering) an induction coil that supplies the high voltage to the sparking plugs of an internal-combustion engine
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Noun1.ignition coil - an induction coil that converts current from a battery into the high-voltage current required by spark plugsignition coil - an induction coil that converts current from a battery into the high-voltage current required by spark plugs
ignition system, ignition - the mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine
induction coil - a coil for producing a high voltage from a low-voltage source
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Automotive Ignition Coil Aftermarket is anticipated to reach a valuation of USD 5,973.3 Mn at a CAGR of 4.93% in terms of volume and 5.50% in terms of value over the forecast period of 2019-2025, according to latest depth analysis report on global automotive ignition coil aftermarket by product, vehicle type and region analysis with forecast till 2025, published by Market Research Future.
Burgeoning e-commerce industry stands out as the most significant driver for the sales of commercial vehicles and will add towards the growth of the global Automotive Ignition Coil Connector Market over the assessment period.
A special designed electrode ring serves as the ground electrode of the spark plug which is connected to a conventional ignition coil over an ignition lead.
Then reinstall the ignition coil, hold-down bolt and coil electrical connector.
The CENS exhibition group this year will include many major auto-parts suppliers in Taiwan, including Askey Computer Corp., Shin Chin Industrial, Tectran Corporation, Tricore Corporation, Uniopto Electronics, Everchen Corporation, who will display wide ranging items as automotive-grade four-channel DVR, car switches, interior lamps, high-power LED work lamps, ignition coil, idle speed motor, throttle body, aluminum alloy wheels etc.
Which electrical device in a car is located between the ignition coil and the spark plugs?
When the cam touches the contact breaker, the current is passed to the ignition coil and hence spark is produced in the sparkplug.
God's works then seem to parallel human experience, much like the shift from the vibrating ignition coil powered by dry cells of some early cars, through the breaker point, at first manually controlled and later by means of centrifugal and vacuum advance, to today's electronic controls.
"We used our existing ignition coil as our flywheel position sensor and so we have the same wiring harness that's on the charging coil which goes over the ignition coil and then we have a heat sensor that's on the head that will pick up the engine head temperature."
He immediately had problems with the clutch and the ignition coil.
Three things identify it: the rib at back of radiator top tank, the ignition coil box at rear of engine on right side and the low position and angle of the steering wheel.
THE ignition coil pack, the transformer that provides voltage to fire a car's spark plugs, is the component on a car most likely to break in winter, new research by AA Warranty has found.