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How do you eliminate the waste spark in a single cylinder engine?

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2017-02-09 23:22:55

You mean like in a lawn mower type single cylinder engine. You

can try to increase the gap. Increase it just maybe two thousandths

or so at a time. Make sure the plug is good. A faulty plug will not

deliver the desired spark and will cause excess fuel issues also.

If you are having a backfire issue then too muck fuel is probably

present. Usually when this happens the little o-ring is bad in the

carb or the float is stuck open for some reason.

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