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2017/07/04 12:39:15 (permalink)
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How do these motors make spark

I have a Ryobi ryi2200 inverter generator.
It does not have spark.
I thought I was a pretty good with engines but this thing has stumped me.
I don't know how it generates spark.
Does anyone know if the inverter system is needed for the engine to create a spark and run.
I have replaced the coil, the spark plug, the ignition module and the ignition pulse generator.  I have traced wires with a tester and nothing.
I should get a spark at the plug when I pull the cord with the plug grounded  but nothing.
What am I not understanding about this system?
Thanks

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    Re: How do these motors make spark 2017/07/14 17:46:58 (permalink)
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    Is there a low oil shutoff on this engine? Ask me how I would think of this!!! Old B&S generator I bought for cheap because of no spark. After I tore everything apart, I finally checked the oil and found it low.
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