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02-07-2019 01:23 PM
DThomp I ended up using it again ran fine not sure why it was acting up last night. It was covered with snow last night so possibly it caused something to act up. Or the previous owners fuel was crap and it took awhile for mine to work?????
02-07-2019 10:48 AM
Grunt
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Originally Posted by DThomp View Post
I pulled the plug and have no spark. Where do I start the coil?

Welcome to SBF. Since this is a new to you machine, the throttle may have been set to low and grounded the coil or you may have a fussy ignition switch that grounds under vibration on moisture?
02-07-2019 09:55 AM
JLawrence08648 He did say no spark but then fuel related? Fuel of course has nothing to do with spark but since he asked fuel related to show him how to eliminate that, drain the gas in to clear soda bottles.
02-07-2019 09:30 AM
strtch5881 The OP said he had no spark. Going through the fuel system isn't going to help.
02-07-2019 09:04 AM
JLawrence08648 Drain the tank and carb in to separate clear soda bottles. Check for clarity, color, and water. Water will initially cloud the fuel then it will start separating and sink to the bottom. Check your "Fresh" gas by the same method. Try a different gas station.
02-07-2019 08:54 AM
DThomp Went out to try it and it started...... fuel related? It did come with a new carb but he said it didn’t need it since he fixed the current one
02-07-2019 08:12 AM
JLawrence08648 No, check the grounds. It may be grounding itself like that pull out key. Disconnect it, disconnect the wire going to the throttle too, then check for spark first through the spark plug then with a screwdriver or your hand, slowly. If you remove the flywheel housing, sandpaper the magnets.
02-07-2019 08:02 AM
DThomp
Toro 521

Hello I picked this up last night got it home and it ran great finished the driveway however at the end it died and won’t restart. I pulled the plug and have no spark. Where do I start the coil?

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