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Quiz 26 :

Ignition Systems

Quiz 26 :

Ignition Systems

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A late model ignition system can supply 30,000 to 60,000 volts of electricity.
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True

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Which of the following is a component of the secondary ignition circuit?
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D

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The waste-spark ignition system on a four cylinder engine with dual plug [two spark plugs per cylinder] cylinder heads requires four ignition coils.
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True

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Conventional ignition systems are capable of producing higher electrical energy than distributorless ignition systems.
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Reach, heat range, and air gap are all characteristics that affect the performance of which ignition system component?
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A spark plug fires before the piston reaches top dead center (TDC).
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A spark plug's ceramic core or insulator acts as a heat conductor.
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Magnetic pulse generators produce a weak DC voltage when the teeth of the trigger wheel rotate past the pickup coil.
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Many of the inputs used for ignition system control are also used to control other systems, such as fuel injection.
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The distributorless ignition system of a V-6 engine may be designed with three ignition coils.
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Modern ignition cables contain carbon fiber cores that act as a(n) ____ in the secondary circuit to cut down on radio and television interference and reduce spark plug wear.
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The misfire monitor uses a high data rate CKP [crankshaft position] sensor to detect engine misfires, and the CMP [camshaft position] sensor is used to identify which cylinder is misfiring.
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Driving on a rough road can trigger the engine misfire monitor.
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Most distributor-equipped ignition systems use one ignition coil for each cylinder.
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The magnetic field surrounding the pickup coil in a magnetic pulse generator moves when the ______.
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What happens when the low-voltage current flow in the coil primary winding is interrupted by the switching device?
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Very few newer engines are equipped with a distributor.
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On a coil-over-plug type ignition system, a faulty coil will affect two cylinders.
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A camshaft position sensor [CMP] is necessary for a waste spark type ignition system to determine which coil to fire when the engine reaches TDC.
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Until 1994 all ignition systems used some type of distributor.
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