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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Customer: I have a Kohler K301 that has no spark. I cleaned all the connections, installed a coil, condenser, plug and plug wire from a running K341 and still have no spark.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
You mention everything but the points, did you replace the points. The points have to open for condenser to charge, and then when they close, the points discharge the condenser, which is the primary chrage fo the coil. The coil intensifies the voltage for the spark plug. Use a volt.ohmmeter and check the points, they should have no continuity to ground, until they close.