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Author archives: NGK

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    Mounting Instruction – GM engines

    Mounting Instruction – GM engines

    June
    24
    2022

    Connector change upon sensor installation

    This video explains the installation of a Lambda sensor supplied with an alternative connector design.

    May
    20
    2022

    NGK Lambda Sensor standardisation

    A simple guide of the changes to new additions to certain part numbers in our lambda sensor range

    April
    11
    2022

    NGK: Knocking & Pre-ignition

    This video explains knocking combustion and pre-ignition and the reasons for this irregular combustion.

    December
    10
    2021

    NGK: Lead configuration on 4-cylinder block coils

    This video explains how to correctly assign the ignition leads on 4 cylinder block coils.

    September
    27
    2021

    NGK: Glow Plug Exchange on Saab, Opel, Fiat, Alfa Romeo

    NGK show the best method of removal and replacement of defective glow plugs on a Saab 93 with the engine code Z19DT. The same engine is used by Opel (Vauxhall), Fiat and Alfa Romeo (1,9 JTDM)

    September
    17
    2021

    NGK: Electrode Gap v’s Voltage

    This video explains the relation of the spark plug gap and the ignition voltage. A larger gap than the vehicle / engine manufacturers specification can stress the ignition coil and increase the coil failure rate.

    August
    23
    2021

    NGK: Prevention of Spark Plug Ceramic Insulator Cracks

    This video describes how spark plugs can be damaged during installation by using a poor quality spark plug socket wrench. It explains which features a good spark plug socket wrench should have.

    July
    19
    2021

    NGK: Relation of clogged DPF / EGR valve and defective glow Plugs

    The September 2009 emissions standard EURO 5 covers diesel cars sold from January 2011 on, and the glow system begins to play an even more relevant role, crossing its strategies with several different engine systems

    June
    1
    2021

    Diagnosis of hall sensors for crankshaft and camshaft from NGK

    In recent years, Hall sensors have mostly replaced inductive sensors when fitted to passenger car engines because they deliver a square-wave signal even at low engine speeds, which no longer need to be processed in the control unit. In times of start-stop systems, a faster engine start can be achieved.

    April
    27
    2021