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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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I have a Craftsman rear time tiller, purchased spring 2009.

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I have a Craftsman rear time tiller, purchased spring 2009. Did not start it in 2015. Will not start today, fresh gasoline, new sparklug, no fire from plug. any ideas or more info. Mel
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 7 months ago.
No spark? Briggs engine(###) ###-####B1
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 7 months ago.
Locate the engine coil ans the kill wire going to it, remove the wire, so it is not grounded. Then check for spark, plug has to be grounded to spark. Of no spark with the kill wire off, the coil is bad. If it has spark, the kill switch is grounding the spark.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 7 months ago.
http://outdoorpowerinfo.com/repairs/briggs_125k02_ignition.asp
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 7 months ago.
Here is link showing how the Briggs ignition works.