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P2310 OBD-II Trouble Code: Ignition Coil D Pri Ctrl Circ High
P2310 P2310 code definition The P2310 code indicates a problem with one or more ignition coils on the engine. What the P2310 code means The P2310 code indicates that one or more ignition coils on your engine has experienced...
P2325 OBD-II Trouble Code: Ignition Coil I Pri Ctrl Circ High
P2325 P2325 code definition The P2325 code being stored means that an ignition coil (or more than one) experienced problems with its primary or secondary circuit. What the P2325 code means The vast majority of modern vehicles rely on...
How Long Does an Ignition Coil Last?
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Your spark plugs work with the ignition coil to receive signals from your vehicle’s computer. A bad coil can cause driveability issues like stalling.
What Does Ignition Timing Mean?
Timing Timing – it has a couple of different meanings when applied to your car’s engine. One of the most critical is ignition timing (not to be confused with engine timing). Ignition timing refers to when spark is created during...
What Does Ignition Timing Mean?
Timing Timing – it has a couple of different meanings when applied to your car’s engine. One of the most critical is ignition timing (not to be confused with engine timing). Ignition timing refers to when spark is created during...
What Does Ignition Timing Mean?
Timing Timing – it has a couple of different meanings when applied to your car’s engine. One of the most critical is ignition timing (not to be confused with engine timing). Ignition timing refers to when spark is created during...
What Does Ignition Timing Mean?
Timing Timing – it has a couple of different meanings when applied to your car’s engine. One of the most critical is ignition timing (not to be confused with engine timing). Ignition timing refers to when spark is created during...
How to Buy a Good Quality Ignition Coil
Ignition Ignition coils operate in a very similar fashion to a transformer; with a 12-volt power source that produces output current simultaneously to an input current that’s being applied. By creating an efficient magnetic field, the force of the electricity...
How to Buy a Good Quality Ignition Coil
Ignition Ignition coils operate in a very similar fashion to a transformer; with a 12-volt power source that produces output current simultaneously to an input current that’s being applied. By creating an efficient magnetic field, the force of the electricity...
How Are High-Performance Ignition Systems Different from Standard Ones?
Once Once upon a time, there was only one type of ignition system. It used a distributor, points, a coil, and was subject to significant wear and tear. Then came the electronic ignition, which replaced the points with an electronic...
How Are High-Performance Ignition Systems Different from Standard Ones?
Once Once upon a time, there was only one type of ignition system. It used a distributor, points, a coil, and was subject to significant wear and tear. Then came the electronic ignition, which replaced the points with an electronic...
How Are High-Performance Ignition Systems Different from Standard Ones?
Once Once upon a time, there was only one type of ignition system. It used a distributor, points, a coil, and was subject to significant wear and tear. Then came the electronic ignition, which replaced the points with an electronic...
How Are High-Performance Ignition Systems Different from Standard Ones?
Once Once upon a time, there was only one type of ignition system. It used a distributor, points, a coil, and was subject to significant wear and tear. Then came the electronic ignition, which replaced the points with an electronic...
How Are High-Performance Ignition Systems Different from Standard Ones?
Once Once upon a time, there was only one type of ignition system. It used a distributor, points, a coil, and was subject to significant wear and tear. Then came the electronic ignition, which replaced the points with an electronic...
How Are High-Performance Ignition Systems Different from Standard Ones?
Once Once upon a time, there was only one type of ignition system. It used a distributor, points, a coil, and was subject to significant wear and tear. Then came the electronic ignition, which replaced the points with an electronic...

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No spark from ignition coil
Hey there, thank you for asking about your 1988 Ford Thunderbird. You need to check the ignition coil for power at the red wire with the key in the ignition in the on position. Use a test light and probe...
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my car is misfiring
The DME is a possible failure for the misfire for your 2002 BMW M3. A complete pinpoint test for the codes would need to be done to rule out anything like coils or plugs. Your shop replaced the plugs and...
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Jeep shut off while driving.
This may be a sign of a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly The insulation develops small fractures that open when heated and close...
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Ignition coil problem
Hello! I suggest having the vehicle inspected by another technician to get a second opinion. Usually when a Check Engine Light is on, the vehicle will have some type of issue. Rarely will a Check Engine Light illuminate when nothing...
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Ignition coil
Hi, thanks for writing in. Your engine has six coils, one per cylinder. The connector should be squeezed then pull off the coil. Hope this helps and best of luck.
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Ignition Coil
Hello, when one ignition coil fails it is generally recommended to replace all coils at the same time. When one coil starts to fail or fails it increases resistance in the whole ignition system. It is not uncommon for multiple...
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How to replace all of my ignition coils?
I can only assume, since you did not note the vehicle, year, make, or model. Every vehicle I have done did not have a different coil for each cylinder and it doesn't matter since all of them are the same...
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Engine not getting any spark
Hey there. This is a common issue. I would need to know what repairs were performed originally to fully answer this question. There are quite a few things that would cause a no spark condition. If the car is in...
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Engine misfiring.
Although this is a common issue on this generation of the Lincoln LS model, engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination...
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Cylinder 2 misfire
You need to pull out the coil and check to see if there is oil in the spark plug hole, or on the plug wire boot. If there is, then replace the valve cover and spark plug boots after cleaning...
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Check engine light keeps coming back on
Hello. I would need to know the exact codes to be able to give good information about this. If you have a reoccurring misfire code, then a compression test needs to be done to see if there is an internal...
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Car is misfiring
It sounds to me like you have a wire connector issue with the ignition coil pins. The male and female sides fit too loose and only make partial contact. After driving a while a small amount of corrosion forms in...
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Car idles rough
A code scan from a diagnostic tool will aid you in further diagnosing your issue. Coil packs are common issue, and typically replaced all at once. Although these particular coil packs are costly, if one goes bad, then the others...
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Car cranks but won't start
Hello. A no start condition can be caused by many things. A few common causes are issues with the fuel, ignition, or engine management systems. It may be possible that one of the components to these systems, such as the...
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Blinking Check Engine Light
As you may know, the Check Engine Light can come on for many different reasons, including for the ignition coils being faulty. Many times, when there are no visible signs or obvious symptoms of the car running poorly, it requires...
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Why aren't my sparkplugs sparking?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first two components to look at are the distributor and the coil. If you have a spark tester, test light, or voltmeter, you can measure the power supply along the circuit and find...
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I am having a issue with my car. I have replaced timing, camshaft, spark plugs, valve cover gasket and I keep getting random miss
You may have ignition coils that are giving out a weak spark and or failing intermittently causing the misfire. Also a system that is running lean may cause random misfires. have the coils checked for spark output after engine is...
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My car doesn't have a check Engine light on but when I took it the mechanic they found two codes
You will need to have the ignition system tested to look at the misfire data to find the exact cylinder coil that is causing the code. Misfire data in the computer memory will show the cylinder that is misfiring and...
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My acura tl melted 2 coil pack and they cannot be removed should I replace the heads or replace the motor 2006 Acura TL
Hello. I would first determine why the coils melted whether it was from an overheat or something else. In some cases the cylinder head will need to be replaced. I would get some help from an engine specialist to be...
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Joshua how much will it cost to replace all coils and plugs
Hello, thank you for writing in. The technician's do not have the ability to create proper quotes due to the pricing of labor and parts being dependent on your location. With that being said, I can share some of the...

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