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low spark

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by olfrt, Dec 24, 2002.

  1. olfrt

    olfrt LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    John Deere use to have a resistor in the plastic cap on the end of the plug wire. When it went bad it would ruin plugs in short order.

    I use to remove the wire end that goes to the spark plug and install a briggs and stratton wire end and the problem would go away.

    The Kawasaki used on the 160 did this on a regular basis

    SCAPEASAURUSREX LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 835

    I replace the cheezy spark plug boots and terminals with automotive ones.. make s for a much more secure fit.... and wont come off by itself... add a dab of dielectric grease and your good to go....

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