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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 1973 tiller with 8hp mod 190402 engine. 20 years

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I have a 1973 tiller with 8hp mod 190402 engine. 20 years ago it ran fine till it warmed up.Then it would lose spark and stop.When cool would start again and repeat. Replaced points set and coil now, disconnected kill wire at points, no spark. Set gap .020 and coil .010 per directions. What can I do now? Flywheel magnet Seems strong. Not used tiller for 20 years. Also new flywheel key .Genuine B&S parts.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.

Was condenser replaced? Did you consider replacing the coil with unit that does not require the points?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.

Briggs and Stratton 398811

Armature-Mag (Magnetron Ignition)

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.

I see question is still open, did you see my response?