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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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My troy bilt 30r mower will not start. battery is good. ignition

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my troy bilt 30r mower will not start. battery is good. ignition switch does not engage
mower. the starter is fine. jumped the starter solonoid and engine turns over but getting no fire to the spark plug. need advice
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
The Briggs engine has a single coil. The coil has a wire to it, which is the kill wire, remove this wire. Then check for spark.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
If no spark, the coil is bad.