Question about Swisher 44-Inch 12.5 HP Trailcutter #RTB12544

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I have an 11.5 hp Briggs It will start 2-3 times and then nothing NO spark. plug is new, I suspect the coil, what do you think?

It's a 44 trail cutter but it's an 11.5 hp motor Model #217802. Could you tell me what the gap between the coil and flywheel should be. I'm sure it's not grounding out.

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Use 2 thicknesses of a match book,or .012,,pull the black wire off the coil and start it,if it runs then a safety switch is bad

Posted on Apr 10, 2015

  • Victor roberts Jun 21, 2015

    Had same problem safety switch buy the belt .i wired mine direct . Had trouble with it every time I mowed

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