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2020/05/04 17:50:42 (permalink)
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no spark

I have a honda gx 270 QA2 9.0 hp. I have replaced the spark plug the starter coil and the on/off safety switch and am still not getting a spark at all im stumped even when I crank it with my drill I have no spark at the plug at all
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    AVB
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    Re: no spark 2020/05/04 19:40:01 (permalink)
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    Disconnect the kill from the coil and test.
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    Re: no spark 2020/05/05 17:35:08 (permalink)
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    yes I have disconnected the kill from the coil and still no spark at all. its a brand new coil and the manufacture recommends  0.4 ± 0.2 mm gap and that's where its at front and back and its gapped off the flywheel not the magnet.
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    Re: no spark 2020/09/07 21:48:21 (permalink)
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    Did you ever figure out the issue? I'm having the same issue with my GCV160 engine. Coil replaced with new one and still no spark. Kill switch disconnected and nothing. Now, I've set air gap off the magnet and not the flywheel. I wonder if a couple of thousandths will keep it from producing spark.
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    Re: no spark 2020/09/11 08:40:24 (permalink)
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    May I ask this. How are you checking for spark?
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    Re: no spark 2020/09/11 08:59:14 (permalink)
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    Sorry, I figured out my issue. It wasn’t the coil but a bad spark plug. There was a crack in the ceramic insulator that I didn’t see. Changed it out and sparked like a champ. I should’ve replied as soon as I figured it out.
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