How ignition systems turn spark into burn


Fuel, air, and spark. If your gasoline combustion engine has those three things, it should run. But if you are anything like us, you’ve spent more than a few late nights pondering why all three are present but the engine still refuses to come to life. In the effort to understand the mechanics of an engine, Donut Media’s latest Science Garage video explains (and shows) how ignition systems work.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/11/08/how-ignition-systems-turn-spark-into-burn