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NO FEELER GAGE REQUIRED! Read through these steps first and get the concept in your mind before you proceed.

  • Remove coil wire from sparkplug if attached. ( always the first rule!) Verify there are no metal shavings or rust stuck to the flywheel magnet. ANY SUCH will prevent operation!
  • Loosen the screws of the coil so that it is snug but moveable and place the coil and flywheel magnet in direct alignment,
  • Secure a sheet of notebook writing paper.
  • Cut the paper so you have 3 layers of paper the width of the edge of the flywheel.
  • Move the loosened coil away from the flywheel and place the 3 layers of paper in the gap with no metal touching.
  • Allow the coil to fit up to the magnetic field.
  • Gently pull the flywheel toward the coil to allow for any clearance or wear in the flywheel bearing.
  • Verify the coil is still snug to the paper and tighten screws of the coil.
  • Turn flywheel with your hand and verify there is a gap.
  • Apply small sideways pressure again toward the coil as you turn the flywheel. Again, there must be NO contact.
Once you have success with the above, you may test the output of the coil by placing the removed sparkplug on the plug wire. With the threaded end touching or clipped to the engine metal, whirl the flywheel quickly with the magnet passing the coil. You should see or hear a spark at the thread end of the plug. Easy!

Oct 27, 2016 | Troy-Bilt Garden

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Old troy bilt tiller has no spark

If the tiller has been sitting for some time, it is possible that rust has built up on the magnets on the flywheel. If you remove the flywheel shroud you can use some sandpaper to shine up the magnets and the area of the coil just above the magnets. If this is not the problem, you may need a new coil.

Oct 13, 2014 | Garden

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New coil and still no spark on my GC 160 Honda tiller

Did you check the gap between the magnet on the flywheel an mag? Unplug the stop wire an see how that works. Sometimes the switch is bad. Are the magnets on the flywheel, did you set the gap on the flywheel to mag correctly? Did you do the simple thing an change the plug they go bad more than anything else.

Mar 25, 2014 | Garden

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My 900 craftsman front tin tiller will not start - no spark. Ran great all last season, but after getting it ready for thisd spring - changed oil, cleaned plug, changes fule -- it will not start.

Sounds like you have a bad coil. You can try cleaning the rust and stuff off the magnet on your flywheel and see if it will start then and if not then your gonna have to buy another coil they shouldn't be to much.

Feb 09, 2011 | Craftsman Rear Mount Tiller

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Magnet location on flywheel of a tecumseh 4 hp on a Ariens snow b

what is going on with the magnets on flywheel or are you talking about the magneto ( coil)

Jan 13, 2010 | Troy Bilt, Tuffy, Rear - Tine Tiller, 4.0...

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What is the gap between the ignition module and the flywheel magnets on the Kohler M8 ST motor,used on the Horse tiller.

The gap is between .015" - .020" when you tighten it down it gets closer so if possible use a .023" shim between the pick up and the magnet to hold it in place.

Jul 22, 2009 | Troy Bilt Pony 6.5 Hp Rear Tine Tiller

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Flywheel key breaks. Relaced 3 times

when you replace the flywheel key
the flywheel should be re torqued to 30 ft lbs
be sure all attatching areas are clean-no oil
check keyways to be sure they are in good shape flywheel and crankshaft

just a couple items to check and may help out

Jun 02, 2009 | Mtd Products Yard Machines 158CC Tiller

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How do you get to the fly wheel to check magnet. I removed the pully but their is a screen over the fly wheel, how do you remove the screen?

there should be about 3 screws that hold the screen over the flywheel. If you have a compact wrench it is the easiest way to remove the flywheel. Remove the nut and using a fly wheel puller, which can be made with a few screws and a piece of 2" x 4 " metal with drilled holes the exact distance of the flywheel puller holes in your tiller (much cheaper than purcasing one), work the flywheel loose and ta da there is the magnet.

Apr 17, 2009 | Troy-Bilt Garden

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Flywheel magnet came loose

Hello, my name is Mark
Sorry to say but the only way to fix it is to replace the flywheel. After you put the new flywheel on you will have to double check the gap between the flywheel and the coil if you take a business card it should just fit between and should be a little snug. If the coil is off a little you will have problems starting. You can adjust the gap by loosening the 2 bolts on top of the coil lust enough that you can tap the coil towards the flywheel, just before you loosen the bolts turn the flywheel so the magnets on the flywheel are not where the coil sits but just to one side or the other of the coil, then set the gap, tighten the bolts and turn the magnets are where the coil is with the business card in between. It should be fairly snug to where you can just get the card out and not tear it in any way. Put your cover on and check for spark and you should be ok. Any questions please feel free to ask. Good luck and have a nice day.

Mar 25, 2009 | Troy Bilt, Tuffy, Rear - Tine Tiller, 4.0...

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