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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Honda iGX Engines – Lawn & Landscape

Large capacity, multi-chamber exhaust system Reduced mechanical noise due to higher compression and piston design Forged steel crankshaft and rigid crankcase. The honca system uses a high capacity pump with discrete chambers. Its lighter piston and other moving parts help keep vibration to a comfortable level. A multi-layer gradient density-type air filter extends the air cleaner maintenance interval by 50 percent, the company said.

Once the engine is up and running, the Auto Choke automatically returns to an optimal operating position. If it flashes twice, the Oil Alert system has been triggered. By varying ignition with engine speed, these motors can produce more power over a wide RPM range. Featuring four all-new models, the large GX engine line combines increased power ugx versatility with greater fuel economy in the same envelope.

Information for media regarding Honda products is available at www. This facilitates consistent oil delivery.


The four grand prize winners were: It eliminates the head gasket, head bolts, and allows for more airflow and honra cooling. We can ship your order to any address in the U. For most normal engines, available power is decreased when the engine is approaching wide open throttle.

Honda Engines | iGX Series Engines

This reduces the amount of force needed to start the engine and improves starting performance. It should be no surprise hinda 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. Small engine timing belts are usually external and are subject to wear caused by dirt. On hondw models, it also offers programmable governor and throttle modes for unprecedented flexibility.

Honda iGX Engine Overview

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. Taking intelligence to a whole new level.

A burnt fuse will keep the engine from starting. Additionally, the iGX is easier for inexperienced users to operate, eliminating the need for manual manipulation of the choke and throttle and making it ideal for rental applications. To start an engine without electric start, locate the fuel lever lower lever and choke lever upper lever on the carburetor.

Sign up for the free webinar here. Set the fuel lever to open and the choke to closed, as applicable. Net horsepower more closely correlates with the power the operator will experience when using a Honda engine powered product.


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.

Getting Parts for the iGX www. 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.

Honda Introduces a New Generation of Intelligent General Purpose Engines

It offers the highest V-Twin compression ratio on the market. Improved muffler reduces overall engine noise by up to 4 dB A. Another 20 winners were drawn for first through fifth place and received prizes including jackets, T-shirts and hats.

We hope the new website re-design will help us achieve that,” says John Francis, director of marketing and technical support. For more information go to www. Your email address will not be published. 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. A diagnostic LED helps with trouble shooting.