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Onan 6.5 mcck...exhaust broke while running and i fixed the

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onan 6.5 mcck...exhaust broke while running and i fixed the pipe but now wont start...appears to not be getting spark as i sprayed starting fluid in and it wont pop. i also checked one of the plugs and it was dry so i guess no fuel either..i know it has the safety overheat shutdown but doesnt it reset itself ??? vintage 1984
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.

If it is not getting spark, the most likely causes, in order, are bad points or a bad coil.

The overheat shut down does reset itself once it cools down.