Posted by Chris Case [18.104.22.168] on Monday, May 31, 2021 at 00:31:55 :
In Reply to: Re: Condensers posted by Greg Coffin [22.214.171.124] on Sunday, May 30, 2021 at 17:56:42 :
They discharge a blast of juice to the coil when the points open. A transfer of tungsten from one 'point' to the other is caused by the condenser not matching the coil. One side or the other is to much or too low micro-farad rating. But don't ask me which side is hi/lo.
The modern junk is from China, they are in all consumer electronics. Car control boards too. They go bad in a couple years, so you buy a new PC,monitor,etc. Or you could replace the $1 capacitor. Google/Wiki <capacitor plague>
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