The electronic control for the ignition system. The module receives a signal from a magnetic pickup or Hall effect sensor in the distributor. The module uses this signal to open and close the ground circuit to the ignition coil to fire the spark plugs.
Distributorless Ignition System
The Ignition System
Here I discuss how the engine produces the spark and how it does it at the proper time.
How to inspect, test and replace the ignition coil in your car.
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