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When you turn off the key, you expect the car to stop! It can be very frustrating when it doesn't.

The purpose of your vehicle’s spark plugs is to ignite the fuel and air available in the combustion chamber.

Ignition timing refers to the ignition system that allows the spark plug to fire, or ignite, a few degrees before the piston reaches top dead center (TDC) on its compression stroke.

The electronic ignition pickup is located in your ignition distributor.

When a driver wishes to start their car, typically it's as simple as inserting a key and turning it forward.

When you turn the key and nothing happens, most people assume that it's due to a faulty starter or ignition lock assembly.

Modern cars have multiple security measures in place to ensure that the correct key is being used to start the engine.

Unless you own a pre-1970’s vehicle or have been around cars for a long time, “ballast resistor” is an unfamiliar term.

Ignition distributors are used in gasoline engines to provide a properly timed, high voltage to the spark plugs.

Starting a diesel engine is a lot different than starting a gas-powered engine.

An ignition coil is a vital component of today’s modern engine management system.

When your steering wheel locks it is usually at the worst time.

When your ignition switch fails, it can cause a number of different issues.

The Toyota Prius was a game changer when it was first introduced back in 2000.

In order to crank a car, there are elements of the electrical and the fuel system that have to work together.

Most car owners fail to realize just how much work getting a car started is.

When trying to crank a car, you will need a few vital components to be working in order for the process to be successful.

In order for a car to start properly, it will need to have a functional ignition lock assembly.

The ignition system of a car is responsible for kicking off the combustion process.

The ignition of a car is an essential part of a good running engine.