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Remove the left side cover after trying a fresh spark plug (gapped at 0.020") with no results. This will expose the flywheel and ignition module. Remove the stop switch wire from the module body and retry for spark. If you get spark, check the switch wire and the switch itself for grounding. If still nothing replace the ignition module using a thin business card for a gap gauge. Turn the flywheel magnets under the module poles, insert the card into the pole gaps, loosen the module screws to allow the module to contact the magnets. Tighten the screws and turn the flywheel somewhat to release the card. Turn the flywheel one full turn to make sure the gaps don't close further. Hope this helps!

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