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Is RC12YC same as RC12YX?

Dennis WaldenSep 13, 2021

We can find no cross reference for RC12YX to any NGK number, but RC12YC does cross to NGK BCPR5ES .

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Additionally, what does a champion RC12YC spark plug fit?

RC12YC Spark Plugs

Center ElectrodeCopper Core
Thread Size14mm
TipProjected Tip
TypeResistor
FitsBRIGGS & STRATTON GAS ENGINES -- Intek, Vanguard single cylinder OHV KOHLER GAS ENGINES -- Command OHV, K series, 16.0/TH16, 18.0/TH18
Similarly one may ask, what is the difference between RC12YC and rc14yc spark plug? What is the difference between rc12yc and rc14yc spark plug? The higher number is a slightly hotter spark type plug. The RC14YC4 is now the standard plug for the 990/992 Generac engines. The 999 in the new 16-22kW Evolution (7000 series) units and older 20kW units are still using the cooler RC12YC4 plugs.

Also question is, what gap should my lawn mower spark plug be?

between 0.028 and 0.031 inches

Can I use RC14YC instead of RC12YC?

EITHER RC12YC or RC14YC will work. But for best results use NGK BKR5E or BKR6E. They last longer and are less prone to fouling.

What can I use to clean my spark plugs?

To safely clean a spark plug, you should use a wire brush or spray-on plug cleaner specifically designed for this ignition part. You can also use a sturdy knife to scrape off tough deposits. Note: NEVER clean a spark plug with a shot blaster or abrasives.

Can you clean a spark plug with wd40?

WD-40 removes carbon residue and keeps moisture away from spark plugs and spark plug wires. WD stands for Water Displacement, so if your spark plugs are wet or you need to drive moisture away from ignition distributors, for example, WD-40 is a product you should have handy!

What happens if the spark plug gap is wrong?

If the spark plug gap is incorrectly set, it can lead to engine issues. The customer may experience loss of power, misfires, spark plug fouling, increased plug wear, or poor gas mileage.

How can you tell when a spark plug is bad?

Symptoms of bad spark plugs can include:
  1. Reduced gas mileage.
  2. Lack of acceleration.
  3. Hard starts.
  4. Engine misfires.
  5. Rough idling.

What is the gap on a Champion spark plug?

.030"

How do you read Champion spark plug numbers?

CHAMPION SPARK PLUGS DECODED
  1. [V] Shell Design - This refers to the thread size and reach of the spark plug.
  2. [15] Heat Range - The middle number indicates the heat range of the spark plug, the higher the number the hotter the heat range.

What is the NGK equivalent to a champion RC12YC?

The NGK I stock as an equivalent to the RC12YC is the BCP(R)5ES (6130).
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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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