can a faulty spark plug wire cause an engine fire

Asked by May 13, 2018 at 01:40 PM about the 2005 Hyundai Elantra

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Possibly. Electrical arcs are very hot.

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If can if there is a flammable mixture close to the stray spark. like a vapor of fuel, heated oil mist, etc. usually you smell these kind of things way before a fire can happen.

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