How do I know which spark plug for my lawn mower?
Spark plugs are typically located on the back or side of a lawn mower engine. Look for a short wire that's about 1/4-in. -thick leading to the top of a short, cylindrical protrusion from the engine. If you're not sure where the spark plug is, consult your owner's manual.
Thereof, can you use any spark plug for lawn mower?
The spark plugs in both types of engine work on the same basic principle. ... Some automotive and lawn mower spark plugs may be interchangeable, but many others are not because of physical differences.
|Replacement Part Type
|Briggs & Stratton Spark Plug Part Number
|Spark Plug Gap
|Electromagnetic Suppression (EMS) (Replaces Champion QC12YC)
|Extended Life Series® OHV Spark Plug Platinum (Replaces Champion RC12YC)
|696202 5066 (5066D, 5066H)
Likewise, people ask, what happens if you use the wrong spark plug in a lawn mower?
Spark plugs that are gapped incorrectly can cause an engine to miss, or run erratically, especially during idle. The incorrect spark plug gaps can cause uneven firing of individual spark plugs and delay engine combustion; both of which can cause an engine to miss or idle erratically.
Do lawn mower spark plugs come pre gapped?
Check the gap on the new spark plug before installing it. A new plug will often come pre-gapped to match your specific engine, but use a spark plug gauge to verify that it matches the manufacturer's specifications.
|BRIGGS & STRATTON GAS ENGINES -- All models except twin cylinder, Vanguard Intek, 19A400-19G400 series
|Briggs & Stratton
|Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H)
|5.68 x 2.50 x 0.87 Inches