Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133612315

Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133612315


Chapter 4, Problem 11RQ
Textbook Problem

An engine will not start and no spark is found at the spark plugs when the engine is turned over by the starter. Technician A says that the problem is probably the battery. Technician B says that the ignition system is most likely at fault. Who is correct?

  1. Technician A

  • Technician B
  • Both A and B
  • Neither A nor B
  • Expert Solution
    To determine

    The correct theory amongst the two theories given by Technician A and Technician B.

    Explanation of Solution

    The ignition system is used to generate the spark by igniting the air-fuel mixture in an internal combustion engine. It is mainly used with a gasoline engine to ignite the mixture of petrol and air to generate a spark near the spark plug to generate power in the engine. The ignition system includes the battery, spark plug, ignition coil, distributor and necessary wiring...

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