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INNOVA® Inductive Timing Light (DIS)Part#3551a

INNOVA® Inductive Timing Light (DIS)
  • This best seller is a must have for every tune-up kit. Works with most ignition systems: DIS, conventional, electronic and computer controlled systems - domestic and imports
  • Check timing, diagnose a no-spark condition, check for electronic advance/retard and more
  • Slim, rotating barrel for better aim at timing mark
  • Detachable leads, metal inductive pickup
  • Protective hand guard
  • Patented Skip Circuitry Test up to 9,990 RPM
  • One-hand Operation

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INNOVA® Inductive Timing Light (DIS) Part#3551a

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Where do I connect the red and black clamps on my vehicle?

Place the RED lead onto the positive (+) side of the battery. Place the BLACK lead onto the negative (-) side of the battery, or the chassis of the vehicle.

Does the timing light work on diesel engines?

Diesel vehicles do not have spark plugs or distributor. Therefore, our timing lights will not work on diesel engines.

Does my timing light work on positive ground systems?

No. Our timing light will only work on 12V negative ground system. Some pre-1960’s vehicles used positive ground systems. Check service manuals for the correct ground systems.

I lost my Owner’s Manual, where can I get another one

You can download a copy of the Product User Manual from our website: innova.com 

Does my timing light work on 6V systems?

Your timing light may be used on vehicles with 6-volt electrical systems by using the following connection procedure: 12-volt automotive battery required.
1. Connect the RED battery clip to the positive (+) terminal of a 12-volt battery.
2. Connect the BLACK battery clip to the negative (-) terminal of a 12-volt battery.
3. Using a length of 18AWG jumper wire, ground the negative (-) terminal of the 12-volt battery to a known-good ground on the vehicle under test.

Does my 3551 Timing light work on 2 cycle/stroke engines?

No. The 3551 Timing light does not support 2 cycle/stroke engines. Our 5568 timing light will work on 2 cycle/stroke engines.

Does my timing light support Multi Spark Ignitions system?

Our timing lights will only work on conventional breaker point, electronic ignition systems, or with DIS (distributorless ignition systems). Some DIS systems are not adjustable. Consult the vehicle's service manual for procedures and specifications before attempting to time vehicles with DIS systems.

Where can I find the timing specification for my vehicle?

Consult the vehicle's service manual for procedures and specifications.

What do I do if my timing light does not flash?

Make sure the upper and lower ferrite cores of the inductive pickup clip are clean. Also, make sure the inductive pickup clamp is properly connected to the No. 1 spark plug cable.

What do I do if my timing light does not turn on?

Make sure the battery clips are firmly connected to the battery terminals. Make sure the battery clip polarity is correct (red battery clip is connected to the positive (+) battery terminal, black battery clip is connected to the negative (–) battery terminal).

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