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how do i test the ignition coil on tecumseh engine model h

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how do i test the ignition coil on tecumseh engine model hs50-67175
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Rex L. replied 5 years ago.
With coil not hooked up take an ohm meter and put one probe on the end where connects to spark plug. Then put other probe on coil metal base. The reading should be between 2500 to 5000 ohms. If you are getting any other reading coil is shorted out and will need to be replaced. Even though points look good they can still be bad. Try filing the points or emery cloth on them. Don't forget to reset the point gap after you clean the points. Set at .020 . If you need further help just reply back.