Inspection Procedure

K16tr11 Gap


(a) Disconnect the high-tension cord or ignition coil.

(b) Remove the spark plug. CHECK:

Check plug type.

Check for carbon deposits on electrode. Check electrode gap.

(1) Twin ground electrodes type. Recommended spark plug:


(2) No large carbon deposit present. Not wet with gasoline or oil.

(3) Electrode gap: 1.0 - 1.1 mm (0.039 - 0.043 in.) PREPARATION:

(a) Install the spark plug to the high-tension cord or ignition coil.

(b) Disconnect the injector connector.

(c) Ground the spark plug. CHECK:

Check if spark occurs while engine is being cracked. NOTICE:

To prevent excess fuel being injected from the injectors during this test, do not crank the engine for more than 5 -10 seconds at a time. OK:

Spark jumps across electrode gap.

Replace or check ignition system (See page IG-1 ).


(a) Remove the lower finish panel.

(b) Turn the ignition switch ON. CHECK:

Measure the voltage between applicable terminals of the ECM

connector and the body ground.

Check for open and short in harness and connector between injector and ECM (See page IN-26).

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