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ignition system

the system in an internal-combustion engine that produces the spark to ignite the mixture of fuel and air: includes the battery, ignition coil, distributor, spark plugs, and associated switches and wiring.
Origin of ignition system
1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • ignition system-Have a mechanic verify that your ignition system is working properly.
  • The ignition system consisted of a pair of retractable energized coils.
  • It is located inside the vehicle, near the driver's seat, and is connected to the engine's ignition system.
  • The ignition system was modified to allow the operator to change ignition timing.
  • Previous activities have demonstrated a novel, laser-based ignition system for hydrogen spark ignition engines.
  • These devices are attached to the ignition system or are used to replace original equipment or parts.
  • Includes the combination of an internal-combustion engine and magneto unless the ignition system is claimed.
  • The ignition system and fuel system were consumed by fire.
  • Honda will also provide free oil changes and free ignition system tune-ups to owners of the vehicles.
  • If you need to purchase a natural gas oven or range, look for one with an automatic, electric ignition system.

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