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Week spark on honda 5.5hp gx160

I change the coil now i have week spark, what is the gap setting for coil between coil & flywheel as the coil is adjustable thanks any help would be great marcbunn@googlemail.com

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  • 1205 Feb 13, 2009

    hi there are no points, yes its a 4 stroke gx160 the coil is adjustable regards

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Hi

I suppose is 4 stroke engine.Before adjusting the breaker points gap at .020 check if the breaker points are burned.Also check the condenser(change it).Change the spark plug with a new one with the same heat range.The plug gap is .030.

best regards savumihai71

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  • Savu Mihai Feb 13, 2009

    Hi

    The ignition coil-to-flyweel gap is 0.016 inch.Also check the spark plug wire from the coil (conductivity).Let me know what things are going on.

    best regards savumihai71


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