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How do I test spark on my Honda eu2000i ?
I can't touch the spark plug to the valve cover because it is aluminum.
So what do I touch the spark plug to to see spark ????????
 

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How do I test spark on my Honda eu2000i ?
I can't touch the spark plug to the valve cover because it is aluminum.
So what do I touch the spark plug to to see spark ????????
Actually, aluminum conducts electricity very well; that's why much of the wiring infrastructure is aluminum rather than copper, since it's cheaper. Any metal part of the engine that is not painted and is not isolated/insulated should suffice.
 

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Spend $10 on a spark tester. Much easier than trying to pull starting rope and holding against a good ground. There's tons of them out there.

 

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i have a full list of tools over at the below address that are good for repair of gens.
click here for the test tools including spark testers
i like the good lisle inline spark tester...
it is based on neon flash tube.
it makes it easy to see when pulling the rope.
there is also a tester for the voltage too...
that is nice to make sure you have enough high voltage...
make sure the ngk spark plugs you purchase are the real ones..
there are some china knock off spark plugs now that do not work the same as the real ngk.
 
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