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I have a 7KW standby generator with the extended life series

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I have a 7KW  Briggs and Stratton standby generator with the extended life series engine that has no spark whats the probable cause? Engine cranks, and the gas supply and valve are both good.

Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.

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What is the model number of the genset?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Briggs and Stratton Model number 40301

Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.

The most common cause of no spark on this unit is a bad coil.

It is also possible that the shutdown wire is grounding out somewhere, disabling the coil.

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