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ignition coil

[ig′nish·ən ‚kȯil]
(electromagnetism)
A coil in an ignition system which stores energy in a magnetic field relatively slowly and releases it suddenly to ignite a fuel mixture.
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On the contrary, the growth of the market can be hampered by the rising sale of fully electric cars which do not require ignition coils.
With this system, DC voltage from a DC-DC converter was introduced directly on the secondary side of the ignition coil [16].
Headquartered in Ludwigsburg, Germany, Beru AG is a global automotive supplier and manufacturer of diesel cold-start technology (glow plugs and instant starting systems); gasoline ignition technology (spark plugs and ignition coils); and electronic and sensor technology (tire pressure sensors, diesel cabin heaters and selected sensors).
Also check to see if the TT has had any problems with one of its four ignition coils although this is rare.
This is "quite a feat," the company comments, considering that "MSD ignition coils for high-powered racing cars can generate up to 50,000 volts of electrical potential in repeated bursts, producing intense electrical noise."
As for what's under the bonnet, the 1.8 litre "lean burn" petrol engine uses two ignition coils rather than the normal one, and this makes the car very economical.
The cam cover, which seals off the oil-bearing section at the top of the engine and carries the additional mass of the ignition coils, was molded of nylon 66 reinforced with 25 percent glass and 15 percent mineral.
The automaker is recalling the vehicles to replace the ignition coils with updated parts, free of charge.
The MPI product line includes ignition controllers, ignition coils, output harnesses, brushless alternators and more.
In other high-temperature resins, DuPont has developed a new PCT poly ester compound for small, hotter-running automotive ignition coils. Thermx TE4001 contains glass fiber and flake and boasts good high-temperature electrical properties.
Specific products and system kits include microprocessor-based ignition control units; ignition monitoring systems; ignition coils; harnesses, wiring rails and adaptors; leads and adaptors; trigger drives, discs and accessories; spark plug boots and extensions; transformer extensions; a range of spark plugs and accessories; voltage monitoring systems; throttles for naturally aspirated and turbocharged engines; thermocouples; engine controllers; crankcase ventilation filters; oil level controls; and all related kits, test and installation tools.
About 850,000 vehicles will be checked for faulty ignition coils which could cause misfiring or reduced power.