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Why doesn't my two cylinder BriggsStraton overhead valve engine have any spark?


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September 14, 2011 12:02AM

key switch could be bad, points stuck not set right, key way sheared,

Clean contact breaker points,after a while contact points get a build up of a carbon deposit,clean with fine emery cloth or fine grade sandpaper.If points are badly pitted renew,lastly check sparkplug for carbon deposits,clean with a plug sandblaster.or wire brush and a pin,if that fails try a new spark plug. If that doesn't solve it it's a problem with the magneto. Good luck.