Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.
Hello Robert. My name is***** will be happy to assist you. Let's try something. There is a small black wire attached to your ignition coil. This is your kill wire. Remove the kill wire, then try starting your engine again with both spark plug wires attached.
This is just a troubleshooting procedure I would like for you to try. If our problem still exist, after you remove your kill wire, we will go to the next step.
You can also remove your ignition coil, and check for rust or corrosion, on the two legs that it mounts to. Use a wire brush or sandpaper to clean both legs, and the mounting surfaces on your ignition coil. This will ensure that your coil is properly grounded to your engine block.