multi-spark ignition coil


multi-spark ignition coil
A type of ignition coil used in static high-voltage distribution, designed as a double-spark or four-spark coil

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  • distributorless ignition system — (DIS or DLS) An electronic ignition system that does not have a conventional rotating distributor. Instead, it uses multi spark ignition coils or one ignition coil for each spark plug …   Dictionary of automotive terms