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My lawn tractor won't start no spark an I have aready replaced the electrical control circuit board. It is a LX277 lawn tractor year 2000 I think. After I replaced the circuit board It still did't start I check wiring from coils to curcit board tested ok. I checked conection again and while probing with test light at curcit board white wire from coils while cranking it started and then it started everytime then on about a month later it started not starting again and has no spark again at either coil.

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  • lwilson27 Sep 11, 2009

    john deere lawn tractor LX277 I checked for spark with a inline spark tester and has a very very faint spark then I checked for spark
    with a spark plug type tester and has no spark
    The coil only has 1 wire going to them and I don't think it has any points to check I think it is electronic ign. As I said before I replaced the electronic module part and ign. switch and it still didn't start for a long time then it just started and run thereafter until about a month later when this happen no start again.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    I went to start my tractor and when I turned the key on the radio worked and everything seem normal but when you turn the key to start it everything quite working. I have checked the conections on the battery and cleaned them but it still does it . You can let it sit for a few minutes and it will kick back on until you turn the key. It acts like it's loosing ground. What could cause this.



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May be the coil is bad. have you checked the spark plug? If there is gas and spark then it will have to start.check the circuit breaker points. is there current in the cb points?

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