What type of spark plug does a lawn 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.
Secondly, can I 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.
Similarly one may ask, how much does a lawnmower spark plug cost?
Spark plugs can cost anywhere from $2-$10, depending on where you get them and the brand or type you prefer.
What happens if you put the wrong spark plug in your 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.A dirty or fouled spark plug can cause your lawn mower to not start. It can also work itself loose, causing issues. If the spark plug appears to be seated correctly but the engine doesn't start, a new one may be in order.
- Reduced gas mileage.
- Lack of acceleration.
- Hard starts.
- Engine misfires.
- Rough idling.
|Replacement Part Type
|Briggs & Stratton Spark Plug Part Number
|Spark Plug Gap
|Extended Life Series® OHV Spark Plug Platinum (Replaces Champion RC12YC)
|696202 5066 (5066D, 5066H)
|Resistor Spark plug - hotter spark (Replaces Champion RC14YC)
|BRIGGS & STRATTON GAS ENGINES -- All models except twin cylinder, Vanguard Intek, 19A400-19G400 series