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How often should you change the spark plug on a Honda lawn mower?

Dennis WaldenSep 13, 2021

For standard lawn mower and small engine maintenance, you should check and/or replace spark plugs: once a season. every 25 hours of use. if your lawn mower our outdoor power equipment won't start.

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Just so, where is the spark plug located on a Honda lawn mower?

Replacing Your Spark Plug

The spark plug is traditionally located on the front of the lawn mower. On this Honda lawn mower, it is located in the upper front hand portion of the mower, directly beneath the red engine shroud/cover. Carefully put your index finger in between the engine and the cap.

Moreover, what kind of spark plug does a Honda lawn mower use?
NGK BPR5ES

Keeping this in consideration, 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

  1. You can't get the engine to fire up at all.
  2. You have to tug extra hard for longer than usual on the rewind.
  3. Your lawn mower loses power while moving.
  4. The gas runs out quicker than it used to.

How often should you change spark plugs on a lawn mower?

Replace spark plugs as often as is recommended by the manufacturer.

  1. Change spark plugs at the beginning of every mowing season (in the spring) and/or every 100 hours of use.
  2. Use the same spark plugs recommended by the manufacturer of your lawn tractor or push mower.

Can you clean spark plugs with wd40?

Using WD-40 to repel water from spark plugs, distributors, alternators, and batteries is a good way to prevent corrosion and keep moisture away. You can also use it to ease the removal of spark plugs, especially if there is any rust or corrosion.

What size socket do I need for 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.

What spark plug does a Honda GCV160 take?

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What spark plug does my mower take?

Ideally, most automobile spark plugs use a thread size of about 14mm thread why those of lawn mower range between 10 to 12 mm. Because of these differences in thread sizes, they just won't fit into the same hole or the unit in which the plug is to be fit in.

Do all Honda mowers use the same spark plug?

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.

What spark plug does a Honda HRX217 use?

Honda HRX217 Lawn Mower Parts HMA/HXA/TDA
Part NumberDescriptionQty
BPR6ESSpark Plug1
72531-VH7-000Blade Rotary (Upper)1
72511-VH7-000Blade Rotary1

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Dennis Walden

Dennis owns a small farm and loves to grill since his early childhood. He’s a professional cook, but hiking and enjoying the great outdoors is his no less favorite part of life.

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