All About Car — ignition coil

What Causes a Bad Ignition Coil? How to Longer Ignition Coil Pack Lifetime?

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IGNITION COIL FAILURE REASONS Average lifetime of ignition coil is around 100,000 miles or more. It is not an easy worn out replacement car part but still could fail for variety of reasons. #1. Coil insulation worn out due to aging. #2. Coil's winding damaged with Heat & Vibration. #3. Cheap quality ignition module overloads to cause coil circuitry damage during internal arcing. #4. Moisture Intrusion     Difficult to imagine? Here are the reasons.     Ignition coil & spark plugs are mounted in the tube positioned in the valve cover. The seal between coil tube and valve cover can...

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6 Ignition Coil Problems Symptoms You shall Check Your 2011-2017 Hyundai Elantra

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2017 Hyundai Elantra has Common Ignition Coil Problems. Regular & periodical car maintenance checking definitely the best way to better car performance and longer car life. In which engine oil, filters, and ignition coils are most often parts you shall check them out. But how often do ignition coils need to be replaced? What are bad ignition coil symptoms? Can vehicle still run with a problem ignition coil?     Some car makers recommend to replace ignition coil interval 100,000 miles. Some coils may fail at around 5,000 and some never need to be fixed lifetime. Take 2017 hyundai elantra as example,...

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Nissan Altima Ignition Coil Replacement Cost & 5 Bad Ignition Coil Symptoms

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What's Ignition Coils Function Engine start needs spark plug fire which requires high electricity around 20,000 to 35,000 volts to initiate. Ignition coils are like transformers to convert voltage from 12 volts to this high voltage pulse to fire the spark plugs. The number of spark plug varies on car models and it's a trend that number is increasing in newer models depends on the cylinder number. Coil-on-plug type is getting more and more common which means each spark plug has its partner ignition coil to collaborate to start the engine.   Symptoms of A Bad Ignition Coil & When...

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When to replace ignition coils and how much does it cost?

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Refer to our previous discussion <Bad Ignition Coil 5 common Symptoms>, whenever the bad ignition coil symptoms occur, better have the professional repair shop check for you. Normally mechanics will conduct the tests depends on the CNP or COP coil types.CNP Coil Type (Coil-Near-Plug) This type of coil connects to spark plugs with short wires and provides better reliability as it eliminates the distributor. COP Coil Type (Coil-On-Plug) COP coils connect to spark plug with stainless steel spring connector & rubber insulating protective boots. This type reduces the phantom misfires problems.DENSO then developed Stick Coils in 1996 which is compact, mirco-sized and...

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Bad Ignition Coil pack symptom of Saab 9-3 Bad Coil Packs & Ignition Coil Replacement Tips

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  Saab 9-3 2.8T V6 Turbo YS3F B284 owners can tell you the Symptoms of bad ignition coil easily as many of them experience the malfunction bad ignition coil ever. Ignition coil's role, as discussed before, is like a transformer to convert voltage from 12 volts to high voltage pulse (around 20,000 to 35,000 volts) to initiate the spark plugs. The coils will wait engine computer's signal to fire the spark plugs. With this close ripple-effect, you'll not be surprised that symptoms of bad coils and bad spark plugs are similar. Bad Ignition Coil Symptoms Commonly Occurred:1. Vehicle shuddering &...

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