What is electronic?

Electronic Ignition System

[box style=”0″]Glossary “Electronic Ignition System” Definition:
1). Ignition system that is controlled electronically rather than by mechanical methods. 2). An ignition system controlled by the use of sensors and or signals. 3). J-1930 acronym that indicates that all ignition systems that do not use a distributor are called electronic ignition (EI) systems, while those with distributers will be called distributor ignition (DI) systems whether they have electronic components or points.[/box]

electronic control unit (ECU)

[box style=”0″]Glossary “electronic control unit (ECU)” Definition:
Digital computer that controls engine and transmission functions based on data that it receives from sensors, relative to engine rpm and temperature, air temperature, intake manifold vacuum, exhaust oxygen content and throttle position.[/box]