How Much Energy Does It Take To Fire A Coil

When analyzing the performance of an ignition coil, you might be wondering how much energy it takes to fire a coil, which is dependent on a few factors. In this video, Babcox Media's Joe Keene explains how fuel mixture and in-cylinder pressure come together to create a strong combustion event, and what might cause a weak-looking pattern when looking at the condition of a spark plug as part of a diagnostic procedure.