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My mower will not start. I've put new plugs with the correct gap. It is getting gas to the carb. I've replaced the fule in the tank. and it is getting clean air. I've tryed starting fluid and still nothing. It worked fine a week ago. it has 109.3 hrs, series 100, LA145

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Hello, It sounds like you are not getting any energy to coil to make a spark. Follow wiring from selinoid to coil area on engine. Make sure there are no wires that have melted or rubbed on the engine metal to wear through and ground out. I think you'll find that either the positivly charged wire going to your coils has fallen off or is grounding out. You may want to try to start the mower in the garage when it is dark out, you should be able to see a spark where the positive wire is grounding out and focus on that point. First you must rule out grounding issue before replacing coil on the engine.

Hope this helps.

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