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If selled some capacitor or new ignition parts order it always with statement of the serial motornumber and the year of build , because of modifications on marketing technical dicisions can be made for your engine, that can prevent a next disappointment. may be for the problem a new sparkplug the supression capacitor can also be bad a bad sparkplug connection cable .are some small sugestions.

Briggs &... | Answered on Mar 01, 2018


sparkplug or a defect ignition coil, if the last option happens it is a very important that you should always note the serial number and year of age and the brand of the used engine because of marketing technical modifications can happen over time.
it happened in practice too often that some people just give up the model and then come to decide that there is no spark coming from the spark plug.

Briggs &... | Answered on Feb 25, 2017


it should be right below the link to the choke rod
if not what is the engine number

Briggs &... | Answered on Aug 02, 2016


pull the bulb and retaing ring any way you can. don't try ti save them. you get a new retaing ring with the bulb. put the new bulb in then work the retaing ring in with a screw driver,clean everything behind the bulb before you put the new on in.

Briggs &... | Answered on Nov 27, 2014


check gap on coil the gap on the points and also make sure the magnets are free of rust, the capacitor could be weak also.

Briggs &... | Answered on Jun 12, 2014


Lead is basically a lubricant with additional octane boosting properties for gasoline powered internal combustion engines. Engines intended to run with leaded gasoline that are provided with with unleaded gasoline instead are subject to overheating and failure. Read more about lead here:

Why Lead Used to Be Added To Gasoline

Your best bet would be to use leaded gasoline - or in the absence of a leaded gasoline source, a lead additive or substitute. Most autoparts stores sell this - and if you're not near one that does - Amazon has it:

Amazon com lead additive for gas

Good luck!

Briggs &... | Answered on May 13, 2014


Maybe your converter is stopped up this is just one thing could be a fuel filter

Briggs &... | Answered on Feb 09, 2014

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