Kia Niro: Ignition System / Spark Plug Description and operation

Description

An ignition coil is an induction coil in an engine's ignition system which transforms the battery's low voltage to the high voltage needed to create an electric spark in the spark plugs to ignite the fuel. Coils have an internal resistor while others rely on a resistor wire or an external resistor to limit the current flowing into the coil from the battery 12 V supply.

Spark Plug Specifications
Specification Item Specification Type ELR9ISP8+ Gap 0.7 - 0.8 mm (0.0276 - 0.0314 in.) ...

Spark Plug Repair procedures
Inspection [On vehicle inspection] 1. Accelerate the engine to about 3,000 rpm 3 times or more. 2. Remove the spark plug. ...

Other information:

Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual: Main fuse
If the main fuse is blown, it must be removed as follows: 1. Turn off the engine. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable. 3. Remove the nuts shown in the picture above. 4. Replace the fuse with a new one of the same rating. 5. Reinstall in the reverse order of removal ✽ NOTICE The elect ...

Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual: Brake operation
In an urgent situation, the braking system enters into the ready status for prompt reaction against the driver’s depressing the brake pedal. The AEB provides additional braking power for optimum braking performance, when the driver depresses the brake pedal. The braking control is aut ...

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