How much should a spark plug be gapped?

Answer A spark plug gap is almost always less than a tenth of an inch. Every car has a different requirement for spark plug gaps and the slightest difference can affect how or if the car runs. Your owner'... Read More »

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Do New Spark Plugs Have to Be Gapped?

Today's internal combustion engines are continuously becoming more advanced and producing better horsepower-per-liter ratios. All of this advancement is occurring thanks to the use of a component t... Read More »

What Are the Symptoms of Incorrectly Gapped Spark Plugs?

Engine spark plugs are responsible for igniting an engine's air-fuel mixture, a process that creates engine power. Incorrectly gapped spark plugs can negatively impact engine performance. A list of... Read More »

What Is the Order to Plug the Spark Plug Wires Into a Distributor Cap on a 1994 Dodge RAM Van?

The 1994 Dodge RAM 1500 van came equipped with a 3.9-liter V-6, or a 5.2-liter V-8 engine. The distributor sends spark to the spark plugs in a specific firing order via the spark plug wires. The sp... Read More »

The Order of Spark Plug Wires From the Ignition Coil to the Plug in a 1998 Hyundai Accent?

The 1998 front-wheel-drive Hyundai Accent was equipped with a transverse-mounted 1.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine. The Accent used a distributorless ignition system with a crankshaft position ... Read More »