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Hi,I have been given a WW2 Briggs and Stratton engine with a battery charger Fitted. The engine will start to run but when the switch is placed in the charging position the engine will stop. We have looked inside the swithch and find that some parts ha been welded,,,,The switch is a four position with start to left and 2 charging positions to the right.What we need is a new switch,can you help please

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 10 months ago

Not much to go on! Do you have numbers off the engine? Or can you attach picture of the switch?

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