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Old 12-22-2011, 07:16 PM
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Okay I will clean it up..Everything looks fine so I donno what to do. Should I try and start it without the ground on?
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the coil ground must be grounded. The kill wire must NOT.
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Old 12-22-2011, 07:26 PM
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Well the only thing on it is the wire that goes on the spark plug and the green wire. I saw this one guy fix his mower by unplugging the green wire and testing it cuz he had bad spark and it started right up.
And the kill wire is the little green one right? It is attached to a piece of metal on the engine. There is also two black wires attached to the metal on the engine and those are the two kill switch wires. Sorry I know nothing about anything electrical so I get dumbfounded by 2 wires.
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Old 12-22-2011, 07:55 PM
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Post a pics showing wires.
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kill wires, (2 black) cannot touch any metal or touch, and i beleive the green cord is grounded to the engine, idk unplug it and try
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Yank the green wire outa' there! That green wire will kill the spark when grounded.
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So does this look right?
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unplug that green wire
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Old 12-23-2011, 05:33 PM
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Still no spark. Could it be the magnet on the flywheel? I thought they were suppose to be only about a business card width apart but this one is like a centimeter.
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those wires are correct, re gap magneto
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Still nothing. Bad ignition coil?
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Have you taken the flywheel off to see if the key is sheared or buggered up? That could be your problem, or it could be the air gap between the flywheel and coil. A business card is about right.
A coil can go bad, but it is not as likely as the other possible problems mentioned. If you take the coil to a lawn mower repair shop, they should be able to test it with their machine.
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