Spark plug wire not connected to spark plug? Spark plug wire connected to Wrong spark plug? Vacuum line disconnected? Bad spark plug or wire?
Pull the wire off the spark plug, pull the spark plug out, plug the spark plug back into the wire, then have someone turn the engine over. You should see a blue spark jumping around the very bottom of the spark plug.
Bad spark plug?Bad spark plug wire?Bad engine internals? (do a compression test)
you need a new distributor That can be one cause for this, could also be bad ignition coil, coil wire, or even spark plug wires. Test for spark at the coil, then coil wire, then the plug wire.
If you mean that the wire came out of the boot, then pull the boot off of the spark plug and use a spark plug socket to remove the spark plug.
bad spark plug wire.
remove spark plug from engine leave the wire connected and try to start it id the spark plug sparks your good
Bad spark plug? Bad plug wire? Do a compression test
On a carburetors motor pull the coil wire from the distributor cap (the plug wire in the center of the distributor). This is usually found between the air cleaner and the firewall. Remove the desired spark plug from the engine block, plug it into the coil wire and touch the spark plug body (the metal portion) to the engine block while cranking the engine. You will see spark if the plug is good.
take a test light. ground the test light to the battery then take the test light and move it around the suspect spark plug if the plug wire or spark plug are cracked or defect the spark will go to the test light and you will see the spark. if you don't see any spark its not broken.You can also use CheckSpark to quickly evaluate all your plugs and identify bad plugs and wires in seconds.
The rubber end on the spark plug wire.
Spark Plug Wires? Remove them 1 at a time from the spark plug to the distributor or the ION pack, remove and replace the spark plug, add the new spark plug wire from the newly added spark plug to the distributor or ION pack.
no it can not start with a broken spark plug wire unless you fix it
Remove the spark plug wire from the spark plug. Use some heavy gloves or a set of insulated pliers to hold the spark plug wire about 1/4-inch from the engine block (ground) and crank the engine - you should see a spark jump from the wire to the engine ground. For a better check, use another spark plug and put it on the spark plug wire and use it as a "jumper" from the wire to the engine ground.
take the number one plug out of the engine. plug the wire back on. place somewhere the plug will be grounded. have someone turn the engine over and see if there is spark.
Hold both the wire of capcitor and plug in on plug and charge capacitor then short both wire if it can spark it means its working OK
Bad spark plug Bad spark plug wire Do compresssion test Bad valve Bad piston
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Defective spark plug? Defective plug wire?
You can check for spark by removing the plug wire from the spark plug and holding it about 1/4 inch from ground. Have some one crank the engine or pull the starter rope and look for a spark to jump from the spark plug wire to ground. DO NOT hold the wire with your bare hands since you will get shocked. If you have spark there, remove the spark plug and insert it into the end of the spark plug wire and do the same procedure. If there is no spark, the plug is bad. If you have spark, the problem lies elsewhwere.
Used proper sized spark plug socket with long extention and ratchet. Disconnect spark plug wire by using wire puller or tugging at boot of wire. Place spark plug socket over spark plug securely and removed.
Remove the spark plug wire. Using a 5/8" spark plug socket with appropriate extension and driver unscrew the spark plug and remove it. The spark plug gap should be set to .045". Replace spark plug and reattach wire.
Bad spark plug? Bad plug wire? Bad valve or piston - do a compression test
Check the plug and the wire.
If you have access to a spark tester, use it. Otherwise, remove the spark plug, reconnect it to the spark plug wire, and rest the tip or threads on a good engine ground, AWAY from the spark plug hole. Attempt to start it, and watch for spark. If none, replace the spark plug and try again. If still no spark, the magneto coil may be faulty.