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Donald, Small Engine Technician
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My question is about small engine problem. Can you help me

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My question is about small engine problem. Can you help me with that?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

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.

Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

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.

Expert:  Donald replied 1 year ago.

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.