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.
For standard lawn mower and small engine maintenance, you should check and/or replace spark plugs: Annually and in accordance with the Operator's Manual. If your lawn mower or outdoor power equipment won't start.
Yes there are different plugs for different engines. Usually you need the engine model on your mower, and take in the old spark plug to the hardware store. Ask for someone to help you find the right spark plug and tell them your engine model and mower model.
You'll typically use approximately 15 to 18 ounces of oil in a Husqvarna walk or push mower, but check your owner's manual to verify your model's capacity. Position the funnel in the filler spout. Slowly pour the oil into the funnel, stopping every few ounces to check the oil level with the dip stick.
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.Share to:FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail