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No spark on a 1981 john deere 317 w/kohler 2 cly

I have no spark on my engine. I have 12 volts going to the coil My spec# 8252203(is this the presserized good engine?). I am thinking my points(do I have them or electronic?) or?? It has been sitting outside for about 1 year prior to me buying it. Where can I get schamatic for this unit on line(free?)? Serial # 1601315461 Thanks for any help you can give me Jim

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Hey try taking the recoil off and make sure the flywheel isnt all rusted up. This is common when it sits outside. emory is clean and try turning the engine back over. Also make sure there isnt a corrosion break inside the plug wire housing at the head where the plug connects to coil wire. -Jeff Anchorage Small Engine repair.

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