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I have a 14 HP Kawasaki engine on my John Deere lawn mower (LX176). I have no spark.I'm guessing coil but unsure of how to test it. I get readings through the windings with an OHM meter but I don't know what it should read. I wish I had a wiring diagram for the lawn mower to better analize the trouble. Suggestions?

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All the "safety" engine-kill "features" on this mower will ground the ignition system, stopping the engine and causing a no-spark condition. Check the seat switch, the brake switch. Also, the circuit board will cause the problem you have if it gets rained on, (the mower hood does not protect it); point is do not let the mower get rained on (or washed) unless you protect the PC board, which is right behind the ignition switch. Mine dried out and worked again but only after liberal spraying with (plastic-safe) electronic parts cleaner. You are right the manual would help, it's like $76 but it's in depth. Good luck, and PLEASE tell us what the solution was! -Tom

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