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Replaced keyway but lawnmower still will not start.

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The last one I worked on needed a new coil, was not getting spark. Check to see that yours is getting a spark, also check to see that the coil is close enough to flywheel, since you changed the key way. I assume that you removed the flywheel.

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Hi momnpop2...

Either you can rent or if you have a puller the size to fit your flywheel then that is what you will use to pully the flywheel off after you remove the flywheel nut...
There is another way...but be really careful with this method...you can cause damage it if your overley aggressive...
Loosen the flywheel nut about 3 turns...then get two screwdrivers and put pressure on the flywheel from underneath with both screwdrivers at opposite sides of the flywheel.
Then with a brass/bronze hammer or rod strike the top of the flywheel nut as you are prying up on the flywheel with the screwdrivers...you will need some help to do it this way...
Someone to operate the screwdrivers while you hammer on the nut...the flywheel should pop up and then remove the nut and lift the flywheel.
Note: DO NOT USE A STEEL HAMMER...IT WILL DAMAGE THE NUT AND THREADS BEYOND REPAIR.
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