How do you change a spark plug on a Poulan lawn mower?
Subsequently, where is the spark plug located on a lawn mower?
Locate the spark plug(s).
On a walk-behind or riding lawn mower, they're usually near the front of the engine. On zero-turns, look near the back of the engine on the sides. Disconnect the spark plug lead and clean around the spark plug to remove any debris.
|Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H)||1.00 x 1.00 x 2.00 Inches|
Keeping this in view, how do I know if my lawn mower spark plug is bad?
Here's How to Know if a Lawn Mower Spark Plug is Bad
- You can't get the engine to fire up at all.
- You have to tug extra hard for longer than usual on the rewind.
- Your lawn mower loses power while moving.
- The gas runs out quicker than it used to.
What size socket do I need to remove a spark plug?
Most spark plugs require a 5/8" (16mm) size spark plug socket. This refers to the size of the flats on the spark plug that are in contact with the socket.For most racing applications, you usually want the plug gap to be between 0.020 and 0.040 of an inch. Most engine builders seem to settle around 0.035 of an inch. Factors such as the type of ignition you run, cylinder heads, fuel and even timing can affect how much gap will work best for you.