Why are spark plug gaps different?

Answer Spark plugs are part of the ignition system in a gasoline engine. They emit a spark that ignites the fuel/air mixture in the engine's cylinder, forcing the piston down and turning the crankshaft.Sp... Read More »

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How to Set Spark Plug Gaps for a Lawn Mower?

Changing spark plugs is part of any lawn mower tune-up. It is also necessary to change spark plugs if an old one is not providing the spark necessary to start the mower. When changing spark plugs, ... Read More »

Setting the Spark Plug Gaps on a Riding Mower?

When replacing spark plugs, it is critical that the correct gap be set. The gap is the space between the hook and the center electrode on the bottom of the plug. Too much gap, and the riding mower ... Read More »

Factory Specifications for Mustang Spark Plug Gaps?

Spark plugs are the igniter within an engine. The gap on a spark plug is the distance between the electrodes. Electricity running through the plug will arc over the gap igniting the fuel in the eng... 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 »