Cambiare Decodes Coil Complexities
Cambiare's Coils Ignition Range Caters for a range of Complex Engines
Technical advancements over the years have seen ignition coils evolve from the original oil-filled coils which require a distributor to control the signal to the spark plugs, to the more modern pencil coils and rail coils. Cambiare, the vehicle electronics specialist, understands the dynamics and complexities of the products and is dedicated to providing the aftermarket with OE-quality and BER compliant parts. With an emphasis on quality and with continuous range development, Cambiare offers a comprehensive programme for the aftermarket.
Cambiare’s range of about 450 ignition coils includes dry coils, pencil coils, rail coils, ignition modules and coil packs covering all major vehicle applications.
Developed from OE specifications, Cambiare products can always be trusted to deliver on product specific details and quality. Understanding the complexity of vehicle manufacturers’ catalogues mean that Cambiare ensure that their product range is consistent with manufacturers’ product diversity.
[Box: Example: Peugeot Partner 1.4]
Two different rail coils are used for the PSA TU3JP engine, depending on the vehicle manufacturers’ production dates and series. These rail coils may look identical except for the colour of the plugs but inside it’s a different story.
Cambiare lists 2 different part numbers in sync with Peugeot’s designs and specifications for the Peugeot Partner 1.4 with the engine code TU3JP, depending on the production date:
The operational difference between these parts comes from the inclusion of an inbuilt module for fully electronic ignition for the latter one. If the coil is replaced with an incorrect alternative, the result will be misfires or failure to start.
Cambiare’s detailed cataloguing ensures accurate and detailed listing of parts– simply search the web catalogue at www.cambiare-ve.com by vehicle application, OE numbers, engine codes and/or competitors’ cross-reference.
The website also provides useful technical information and installation tips as well as the latest news.
Ignition Coil Failure
When ignition coils fail the vehicle experiences an array of problems. It can be harder to start the engine, there can be a failure to start, stalling (especially while idling), misfiring leading to loss of power, and/or backfires causing possible damage to the catalyst.
The design of high quality ignition parts should be such that the material used must be resistant to heat and moisture in the engine bay and function reliably, even in changing weather conditions. Oil and petrol vapours should not harm the housing – damage to the housing would impair the function.
All Cambiare coils are thermal, shock and endurance tested to ensure that they perform in the most testing of conditions. Cambiare coils are designed to OE specifications and assure you of a correct fit first time, every time.
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