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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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My Toro lawnmower won't start. It has been working mows. All

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My Toro lawnmower won't start. It has been working for 4 mows. All of sudden it just cut off when I was mowing about 3 weeks ago. I replaced the spark plug, fuel filter and air filter. I narrowed it down to the wiring harness that attaches to spark plug. I ordered a new wiring harness and it still won't start. Motor turns but won't ignite and start up. It's a 2003 Toro Timecutter
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Customer: Not at moment. As I mentioned it was working fine and suddenly cut off during my last mow a few weeks ago.
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

The coil to the spark plug has a kill wire on it, Have you removed the kill wire to see if you have spark? You call it harness, but the small wire has to be grounded to kill engine, if the kill switch is grounding out the spark, the engine will not start!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

Did you see my response?