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Vantage Super B petrol lawnmower won't start. Can't detect any spark at the spark plug. I have cleaned the contact points on the electrical motor, and spark plug itself but still no spark!!

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Hi, first you'll have to change the air filter and the spark plug. now, go buy some hi octane gas. drain the old gas and put the fresh gas in. if this don't solve your problem please write again.

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Have you checked with the company that makes the mower for the manual? Hae you tried searching the internet to see if you find the manual there?

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Test for spark by placing a screwdriver into the spark plug wire and holding it close to a bolt on the engine. should see a spark (blue). If not, problem is likely the armature (coil). The coil is located under the engine shroud and held in place by two bolts. If you replace this part, (normally $30 to $40) you must ensure a proper air gap. Auto parts stores have inexpensive repair manuals to help.

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Are you getting spark first of all. If you are getting spark do you have good gas? If you have good gas most likely your carb needs some attention maybe you had some old gas sitting in there and something inside is gummed up it might need cleaning.

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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