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Have Kohler 15hp in Cub Cadet Mower. Runs great for 15-20 minutes then no spark. Let completely cool off, then runs for another 15-20 minutes. Coil failing when it warms up?

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make and model of the mower? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

Cub Cadet Series 2000, HDS2155. Not sure of age.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes.

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Yes, that is a classic sign that the coil is going bad. It will hold continuity until iit warms up. Then the wires inside expand, and break continuity. Once it has cooled down, the wires contract again, making contact.

This will only get worse as time progresses.

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