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JohnF2015, Small Engine Technician
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I'm not getting spark on a 10 hp briggs and Stratton engine

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I'm not getting spark on a 10 hp briggs and Stratton engine OHV and little compression
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 9 months ago.

Hi, my name is***** will be assisting you.

Have you tried to check spark with the small wire left unplugged from the bottom of the ignition coil? What are you setting the valve clearances at?

Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 9 months ago.

Valves on the OHV should both be set at .004" when engine cold.

Make certain that the coil is not mounted upside down, the small terminal that the wire plugs onto should be toward the bottom or cylinder.

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