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We have a deere gator with fe290 kawasaki engine, we've just

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Hello,
We have a john deere gator with fe290 kawasaki engine, we've just replaced the engine coil and spark plug, but still no spark.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
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Expert:  Bill McCusker replied 4 months ago.

Hello Welcome to just answers. My name is Bill.

Is the gap between your coil and the fly wheel good?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
we've checked that, as well as the spark plug gap.
We're back to square one now, we can't get the gator to start with the new ignition coil, so we've put the old one back on, but now it's back to the old problems as well.
It starts alright (ish) but when we drive it for a bit it suddenly looses power and if we don't do anything it konks out, the only way to keep it running is on the choke.
Also, now when it's idling it sometimes is missing... And konks out after a while.
Expert:  Bill McCusker replied 4 months ago.

Have you check the fuel system.. Like carb is getting fuel, jets arnt block, etc? and you have good compression?