The first thing that comes to mind when the motorcycle is not starting, is the spark plug. The spark plug helps the engine to ignite with a spark. So, without a proper functioning spark plug for your motorcycle, the vehicle cannot function. Hence. it is important to know how to take care of the spark plug, so there would be no problem in your journey.
The condition of a spark plug actually represents the condition of the engine and its functioning. As you already know, the engine needs engine oil for a smooth performance and functioning, so when you take out the spark plug, there will be soot or residues of the engine oil on the rings of the spark plug. The oil residue should be light to grayish brown, in a properly working engine. If it is darker, has a carbon like formation, or ash, it is time to get your vehicle checked by a mechanic.
The dark residue may indicate damages to the engine parts like piston rings, valves, carburetor, insulators, electrodes, etc. This may lead to major damages to the engine if not taken care of at the right time.
It is important to clean the spark plug once in a while, for a long run and good health. Here are a few tips and tricks to clean the spark plug;
A motorcycle is a beloved asset of every bike enthusiast. So, it is important to maintain the bike in good condition and also essential to know the basic repair process in case of any mechanical breakdown in the middle of the road.
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