Ignition System

A system for igniting a fuel-air mixture.

High Tension Leads

High voltage wire from the ignition coil. May also indicate the secondary wire from the ignition coil to the distributor and wires from the distributor to the spark plugs.

Low Tension Leads

The wiring in the ignition system that is distinguished from the high tension wiring. The low tension leads carry only 6 or 12 volts.

See also: Magneto, Spark Plug.

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Subjects: Engines