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I have a 4hp briggs horizontal I have replaced magneto and…

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i have a 4hp briggs horizontal I have replaced magneto and still no spark is there anything under flywheel that might cause this
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago

Did you set the gap between your magneto, and your flywheel magnets? What is your engine mounted on?

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago

Remove the small black wire from your magneto, then check for spark again. The small black wire is your kill wire. You and I can continue from here. Thanks!

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I disconnected it earlier still no spark yes magneto is set with business card do u think they sold me wrong magneto
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
It is on a root tiller
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Root tiller
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago

Thanks for your reply ...

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago

If you still did not get a spark, even after disconnecting your kill wire, then you very likely either purchased the wrong magneto, or you have a faulty new magneto.

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago

Did you clean the rust from your flywheel magnets, if any was there?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I sanded the magnets down they are Shiney I have ordered a mag on line bought the one I have from auto parts store think they sold me wrong one
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago

I believe you are possibly correct ...

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago

Some auto parts stores sell aftermarket parts, that may or may not work properly for your engine.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Well I ordered one on line so will try it when I get it can I contact u back after I receive it if it doesn't work
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago

Yes you can. I will be happy to continue working with you.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thank you very will wait till I get new one I will let u know one way or the other thanks
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 2 years ago

You are very welcome! I do hope all goes well for you.

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