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craftsman 917271024 no spark


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06-27-12, 06:53 AM   #1  
craftsman 917271024 no spark

15.5 kohler replaced seat switch and interlock switch ,gets gas, no spark ,plug good. died while mowing turns over fine, new battery.

 
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06-27-12, 09:47 AM   #2  
Unplug the kill wire from the coil and if there is still no spark, replace the coil.


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06-28-12, 03:26 AM   #3  
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Bingo, Unpluged kill wire to coil fired right up. Now to replace the 2nd interlock switch on the brake. Thanks Cheese you made my day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 
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06-28-12, 01:44 PM   #4  
Replacing that switch won't fix it. It doesn't kill the engine. There are relays under the dash area on many kohler equipped craftsmans, and I suspect one of these is bad.


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