Why is my lawn mower not getting any spark?

Why is my lawn mower not getting any spark?

If you don’t see a spark on the tester, there may be a problem with the ignition coil of the flywheel to which it’s attached. The ignition coil doesn’t frequently develop problems, but the connection between the flywheel and coil or between the starting pulley and flywheel can wear out, and the coil may not be turning.

Why am I not getting spark from my coil?

If the ignition coil does not have spark, it’s time to check its wires. Use a test light to check the continuity on the signal wire and power wire on the ignition coil. If both wires are functional but the coil fails to produce spark, the ignition coil or the ignition control module is bad.

How do you know if your ignition coil is bad?

Start the mower when it is cold, and look through the window of the tester. Observe that there is a normal spark that allows the mower to run. One of the symptoms of a bad lawn mower ignition coil appears when you are mowing the lawn and the mower gets hot and literally shuts off.

What should I do if my lawn mower wont start?

You must use an insulated pliers, (plastic/rubber handled pliers) to hold the plug as the voltages produced are enough to give you a jolt, which isn’t pleasant. Plug spanner, insulated pliers and a spark spark plug will be needed. Remove the spark plug wire by twisting and pulling, then using the plug tool, remove the spark plug.

Why is my lawn mower not producing a spark?

The coil and plug won’t produce a spark so long as the control wire is connected to ground (Metal of engine). A common fault is chafing of the control wire on the engine (shorting to ground), this effectively is the same as releasing the bail lever – turns engine off.

What is the ignition coil number on a Qualcast lawn mower?

Just be aware the with that wire disconnected it will have to be stopped with the choke or pulling the plug lead off. EDIT I believe that the ignition coil that you may need is part number 14160034 – but check !

Where is the spark plug on a riding lawn mower?

Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. A healthy spark plug is essential for reliability, power and smooth running. Plugs have a tough job, they carry high voltages and live at the heart of the engine where it’s hottest. Making matters worse for the plug, is its location – right out front of the engine.

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