× Auto Repair Pros Member Benefits TechHelp Knowledge Base Forums Resources My iATN Marketplace Chat Pricing About Us Join Industry Sponsors Video Members Only Repair Shops Auto Pro Careers Auto Pro Reviews
Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Re: Static compression versus dynamic
Posted to Technical Tips Forum on 1/16/2024 2 Replies

Hi Lewis,

What I have always understood is that diesels just lack spark plugs. The higher compression (heat) is what fires the fuel mixture. Early diesels had basic mechanical injection and later ones mostly have electronic injector solenoids.

Of course, t... Login to read more.

2 Replies Received (View Replies)