using a dvom put your leads on the condenser on the 200 ohm scale and watch if the number rises. once you reach overload, switch the meter leads and it should climb back down. If this does not occur, you have a bad condenser.
Yes, a bad ignition condenser will keep a motorcycle from firing. A bad ignition condenser might also have caused the points to stick together and burn up.
inside the distributor
The ignition condenser is located inside the distributor. In order to repair the issue, the distributor will need removed and replaced.
Ignition condensers went out with the ignition points in the early 1970's.
It is HIGH ENERGY IGNITION. There isn't any points or condenser as they are replaced with an ignition module.
No it does not have points or condenser.
Nope- electronic ignition.
The function of the condenser in a breaker points ignition system is to keep the points from sticking together. If the points stick together during ignition it could cause the points to burn up. The condenser sends a signal to the points and then takes the signal away to make the points separate.
Yes there is a condenser on HEI systems with large cap with coil-in-cap. It may seem counterintuitive but yes there is. Follow along. A "condenser" is simply a capacitor. HEI do have a capacitor/condenser within harness and it's adjacent to plug that attaches to ignition control module (beneath rotor). The HEI condenser/capacitor is employed to suppress "radio noise". OE GM HEI have a round condenser while many aftermarket HEI have a squarish-flat condenser. A replacement for OE round HEI condenser is supplied by Standard Motor Products (aka Standard Ignition) as part number RC-3.
If you have a bad condenser your car won't run. Always carry a spare set of points and condenser (you change them together) in the glovebox.
The ignition failure sensor in an 01 Stratus RT is located above the condenser. It is near the ignition coil. ?æ
ignition module on what?
The 327 cubic inch Chevrolet's distributor had points and condenser and not an ignition module. If you have an ignition module then you have a HEI distributor that was changed out.
air conditioner condenser is in front of radiator ignition condensor should be in side the distributer cap or on side of distributer
Testing the condenser. (capacitor) Open the points and set the meter on ohms.
There is no condenser on a Northstar engine - they're all a completely electronic and computer controlled ignition system. However, if you're referring to an air conditioning condenser, there will be one - it will be mounted in front of the radiator.
A bad condenser will cause the ignition points to spark more heavily, and burn out sooner. Also misfiring, bucking, and even stalling can occur as the spark may not be sufficient at the plug. The condenser helps reduce sparking at the contact points, and it also stores and provides extra energy for the next spark event, so a bad condener will reduce the strength of your overall ignition spark.
1999 Alero how do i test ignition coil pack
You can test the ignition coil on a car by using a multimeter. A bad ignition coil can be the cause of a car not starting.
The points are in parallel with the condenser. Both are connected to ground on one side (screwed to something metal). The other side connects to the coil.
The condenser serves to enhance the spark by greatly increasing the voltage to the input of the ignition coil. It does this through a sudden electrical surge and a high frequency ringing effect, bringing the voltage as high as 300 volts for input to the coil immediately after the ignition points break.
The condenser on an ignition system is responsible for storing large amounts of energy. It is then released each time the spark plug is ignited to burn the fuel.
No, it will not run.