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Mowe with Briggs and Stratton 20 HP twin engine turns over but no spark at spark plug points. Mower simply stopped and would not restart. Have checked all microswitches with multimeter. Battery good,

Mowe with Briggs and Stratton 20 HP twin engine turns over but no spark at spark plug points. Mower simply stopped and would not restart. Have checked all microswitches with multimeter. Battery good, just charged. Mower has been used only 40 hours or so. Thanks, Bruce, Central Victoria, Australia

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Sorry, Bruce, but if you're not getting any spark I would replace the ignition coil (actually a magneto). It's usually a little pricey. Newer models have an electronic firing circuit instead of mechanical points so it's nearly impossible to test accurately.

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