Published on April 30th, 2015 | by Kimberly Myers1
How to Change the Spark Plugs on a Simplicity Broadmoor Lawn Tractor
Changing Spark Plugs — one of the cheapest and easiest fixes to solve engine problems.
Spark plug maintenance is very important, if you don’t know how to check your spark plugs or just need a little refresher, here are some steps that will help you out!
What you will need:
- Simplicity Broadmoor Lawn Tractor
- New Spark Plugs
- Deep Socket Wrench
- Torque Wrench
- Spark Plug Feeler Gap Gauge
Stop the engine and allow it to cool completely.
Clean the area around the spark plug.
Remove the spark plug wire.
Remove the spark plug with a deep socket wrench.
Check the gap of the new spark plug using a spark plug feeler gauge for this mower, it should be .030” (.76mm).
*see your owner’s manual to find out what your mower’s spark plug gap should be.
Install the spark plug by finger tightening and then tightening completely with a wrench.
Torque the spark plug to 180 in-lbs (20 N∙m).
Or you can do it by hand by tightening it ½ turn when re-installing the original spark plug and ¼ turn when installing a new spark plug.
*see your owner’s manual to see how much you should tighten your spark plug for your specific mower.
Replace Spark Plug Wire.
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