Tip & How-To about All-Pro Forced Air Kerosene Space Heater SPC-K75

Forced Air Kerosene Space Heater Spark plug

I have an older COOP 50,000 BTU forced air kerosene heater. I tried burning #2 in it. Result was rapid fouling of the spark plug. I removed the ground electrode from the plug allowing the spark to jump to the shell. It has never fouled the plug again, runs perfect.

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