What Causes Spark Plugs to Get Wet & Foul Out?

Answer When a vehicle engine is reluctant to start, it often means that the spark plugs need changing. Like many automotive components, spark plugs don't last forever. A common malfunction is a wet spark ... Read More »

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Why Do Spark Plugs Foul on a Honda Lawnmower Engine?

Operating your Honda lawnmower only works if your spark plug is in working order. Spark plugs fire over 1,000 times a minute to ignite fuel vapors in the combustion chamber. But if something inside... Read More »

What Causes Gas Filled Spark Plugs?

A spark plug is an electrical device that provides, as the name suggests, the sparks needed to ignite the gasoline in an engine, which in turn powers the vehicle. However, while the spark plugs typ... Read More »

What Causes Rusty Electrodes on Spark Plugs?

Rusty spark plugs in your personal watercraft are less the product of wild maneuvers than they are simple condensation inside your craft's hull. When you see rust on the spark plugs, it means the w... Read More »

What Are the Causes of Fouled Spark Plugs on a Honda 400EX?

Spark plugs foul when something interferes with or blocks the firing process. This normally occurs when a foreign substance saturates or clogs the firing end of the spark plug, causing a short or m... Read More »