# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Small Engine Repair Task 213460046

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Set the spark plug electrode gap.

Definition

Setting should include
  • examining the gap
  • measuring the gap
  • adjusting the gap between the center and ground electrodes.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What tool should be used to check the gap on a spark plug?
  • Why is the manufacturer-recommended gap important for an engine's performance?
  • What are the consequences of using a spark plug with the wrong heat range?

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core

AG-PST3

Service and repair AFNR mechanical equipment and power systems.