Kohler Spark Plug Gap?

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Lodi Lawn, Apr 22, 2003.

  1. Lodi Lawn

    Lodi Lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    I have a Emark Lazer with a Kohler CH26 Fuel injected engine.
    In the Owner's Manual under the checking spark plugs section it says to set the gap to 0.030 in. and to "see figure" well in the figure it shows the gap at 0.040 in. I am using Champion 2071 plugs. When I checked the gap of the plugs I took out of the engine they were at 0.035 in. Does anybody know which is the right gap? Does it make any difference what they are set at? I don't want to hurt the engine with the wrong gap. Thanks
  2. Jman

    Jman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 217

    0.030 in. is correct
  3. ZX12R

    ZX12R LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 795

    Do not worry,if you set the gap at .040,todays motors(that motor has 2 coils) have more than enough to ignite the plug. Most manuals call for .030. I set my plugs at .028.
  4. Arnold

    Arnold LawnSite Member
    from Wyoming
    Messages: 194

    Like ZX12R said it dosen't really matter, if it ran good at .035 than gap them at .035.

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