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I have a Cub Cadet w/ Kohler Courage 23...seems to have no

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I have a Cub Cadet w/ Kohler Courage 23...seems to have no spark, replaced one of the ignition coils, engine turns but won't fire. Ran ok when put away couple months back.
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Customer: Fuel, oil & plugs are good...engine cranks all day til battery dies - fairly sure there's no spark. Guy @ dealer gave me 1 coil, I'm wondering if I need to replace both, AND is there a way to troubleshoot using multimeter? (coils are $60 ea, a little steep to just start swapping parts)
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.
On twin engine , not likely both coils would be bad. The kill circuit may be killing the spark.Is there OIL GUARD system on the engine? Oil pressure switch can kill spark. Unplug the oil switch, located under the carburetor plate, on top. on a CH, or is this CV?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.
did you get my response?

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