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The electronically-controlled Honda iGX has been making its way into a wide range of equipment including Honda’s own EM and EB series. All-new generation of GX and iGX series of general-purpose engines were introduced by Honda Engines at World of Concrete. GX line. All-new generation of GX and iGX series of general-purpose engines were introduced by Honda Engines. GX line combines increased power.
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The iGX is based on the GX Series engine, the same design that has been a cornerstone of small engine equipment across the industry, used in everything from generators to pressure washers. It can read engine conditions and adjust the governor and throttle, keeping the engine at hodna the right speed to meet current load demands.
These engines also use CDI ignition with variable timing and a hoda limiter. By varying ignition with engine speed, these motors can produce more power over a wide RPM range. For equipment where space is at a premium, Honda offers low profile versions of these engines.
These are easy to identify by the large plastic panel next to the recoil starter. This is the cover for the air cleaner.
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The muffler is located at the jonda of the engine, while fuel is stored on the equipment itself instead of a tank bolted to the motor. It works a little differently on the iGX than it does on other Honda engines: If it flashes twice, the Oil Alert system has been triggered.
On other models, the Oil Alert light is clearly visible next to the ignition switch and will either blink continuously or stay on once the system has been triggered.
Most models will shut down to protect the motor, but if a shutdown may be dangerous due to the type of attached equipment, the motor may keep running. If you see the light come on, try to shut down the motor as quickly and safely as possible.
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Add more oil as needed before starting the engine again. To start an engine without electric start, locate the fuel hondw lower lever and choke lever upper lever on the carburetor.
If you have a low profile engine, which places the muffler and air cleaner behind the engine instead of above it, there will only be a choke lever. If you have an iGX orthe choke is automatic, so the sole lever is for fuel. Set the fuel lever to open and hondz choke to closed, as applicable. These fuses are in a clearly marked fuse box on the hoonda of the iGX, while other motors will have an in-line fuse behind the ignition switch panel on electric start models. A burnt fuse will keep the engine from starting.
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It should be no surprise when engines make less power at higher altitudes due to the thinner air, but in the case of these engines, this loss in power ogx due to an incorrect fuel mixture. Honda recommends having the carburetor set up for high altitude use if your motor spends most of its time running at altitudes above 5, feet 1, m.
The serial number honea engine model on any iGX can be found on the crankcase directly above the oil drain plug. Our site makes finding parts easy thanks to factory parts diagrams and information built into our search engine. We can ship your order to any address in the U. Your email address will not be published.
You may use these HTML tags and attributes: What Makes an iGX engine different? Low Profile Models For equipment where space is at a premium, Honda offers low profile versions of these engines.
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Low Power at High Altitude It should be no surprise when engines make less power at higher altitudes due to the thinner air, but in the case of these engines, this loss in power is due to an incorrect fuel mixture.
Engine Identification The serial number hohda engine model on any iGX can be found on the crankcase directly above the oil drain plug. Honxa Parts for the iGX www. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.