Comprobación del ángulo de cierre

Durante el montaje de nuevos platinos en el distribuidor, la forma habitual de comprobar la dista...

Comprobación y sustitución del motor de arranque

Si la prueba del circuito de arranque (Vea Comprobación del circuito de arranque) indica un fallo...

Chequeo y sustitución de las escobillas del motor de arranque

Tanto los arranques de inercia como los pre-acoplados pueden tener uno de los dos tipos de conmu...

Inspecting the ignition system

Inspect the ignition system whenever you make a general under-bonnet check. It takes only a coup...

Fitting and adjusting contact-breaker points

The contact-breaker setting is often neglected, but it is vital to good running. Ideally, check ...

Fitting a new coil

If your car is misfiring or running badly, or has suddenly stopped completely, the most likely s...

Limpieza y colocación de bujías

Chequee y limpie las bujías cada 8.000 km (5.000 millas). Cámbielas después de 16.000 km (10.000...

Checking the high-tension circuit

The high-tension (HT) or secondary circuit carries high-voltage electricity. It runs from the se...

Stripping the starter motor

Remove the starter motor from the car (See Checking and replacing starter-motor brushes). The bo...

Overhauling a Bosch distributor

Bosch distributors are found on many different cars and are generally very reliable. But after a...

Fitting new high-tension leads

The high-tension leads from the coil to the distributor and from there to the plugs may start to...

Fitting a condenser

The condenser is a small electrical device connected across the contact-breaker points in the di...

Checking the low-tension circuit

The low-tension (LT), or primary-ignition, circuit consists of the battery, ignition switch, con...

Removing and refitting the distributor

On some cars, because of limited space, the only way of replacing the contact-breaker points or ...

Ajuste de la sincronización estática

El mecanismo de sincronización en el sistema de encendido, provoca que la bujía se prenda en cad...

Stroboscopic timing

A static timing check with the engine stationary is never fully accurate. It does not allow for ...

Chequeo de un circuito de arranque

Si el arranque no enciende el motor, aunque la batería esté en buenas condiciones, puede deberse...

Sustitución del engranaje Bendix

El nombre engranaje Bendix se aplica estrictamente al mecanismo de accionamiento espiral de un mo...

Replacing starter or dynamo bearings

Starter-motor bearings are usually bushes made of graphite-bronze. A few starters - especially h...

Resolución de problemas en la luz de advertencia de encendido

La luz de advertencia de encendido es una de las luces más importantes en el tablero del vehículo...

Curing running on

Running-on is when the engine continues to turn after you've switched off the ignition because th...