B&S engine trouble

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Old 05-20-08, 07:47 PM
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I have an 8HP B&S engine on a BCS tiller that quits on me after it runs for awhile. Once it cools down it will refire and run for a short time and then die again. Any suggestions? The model # is 185432, Type 053BA1, Code 96031449.
 
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Old 05-20-08, 09:47 PM
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Check for spark when it dies. If none is present, change the coil. If there is spark present, loosen the gas cap and see if it will start.
 
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Thanks Cheese, I will give it a try tomorrow.
 
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Old 05-22-08, 06:45 PM
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Sounds like a bad coil (armature).
They cost about 40 to 50 dollars.
 
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