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Craftsman electrical

Posted by gerry_ga 8/South Georgia (My Page) on
Sat, Apr 10, 10 at 9:14

Model number 917.270821, 2 cylinder BS, looked up IPL has 3 safety interlocks. Clutch and PTO have same part number. For trouble shooting I have bypassed the seat switch. I'm really weak in electrical.

I have 2 problems,when 1st starting the engine spins good but I can only see a weak spark and unit wont start. I hook up a briggs spark tester touch the uncovered leg of the tester and the unit starts up and runs fine.

After unit is running if I let the clutch out it dies, engage the PTO it dies. Neighbor has same unit we removed 1 of his switches and metered mine and he said they work.

Any ideas?


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RE: Craftsman electrical

If you were to unhook the kill wire that runs to the coil or r&r the coil clean the mounts and rust off what happens?

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