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  1. 1951 G no spark

    Johnny Poppers
    Hi there everyone. I need some help getting this tractor to fire. What I have: 12v bat +ground (new) 12v coil with external resistor (both new) Generator with 12v regulator (existing, but I can read power back to the ignition) Points distributor (new points,condenser,wires & plugs) I have a...
  2. 1998 John Deere 425 with spark to only one cylinder

    Lawn & Garden Tractors
    I have a '98 JD 425 that had the PLASTIC cam gear go out on it last fall. Over the winter I replaced the Cam gear with a new steel gear. I also replaced the rest of the plastic gears inside the engine with new ones (oil pump water pump and governer gears). I reassemble engine and put...
  3. Please Help! More snow coming! 425 has no spark

    Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Please help! I have a john Deere 425. It was running fine the night before the next day it won't start. It is very cold where we are so I thought that was the problem. It was turning over and sounded like it was going to start but nothing. I sprayed some starting fluid in the carburetor and it...
  4. no spark when coils are grounded

    Lawn & Garden Tractors
    My name is Paul I live in upstate NY. I have a John Deere x300 and it doesn't work First of all let me say I know what a wrench is but obviously I am not a bonafide mechanic. As I said I have a JD x300 42" mower w/100 hrs that I have been using right along with no issues at all. Last cut was 2...
  5. 165 fb460 no spark

    Lawn & Garden Tractors
    HI All, This is my first post on here so I hope I am doing it right. I have a John Deere 165 I picked up for a project. Got a good deal and needed something to do while I drink beer in the garage. I have NO SPARK, I know, you have heard this before. I have replaced the plug, replaced the...
  6. Model X540 wont start has no spark help please not a mechanic

    Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Dear forum discussion: Battery went dead, we charged it and put water in it which over flowed but could jumped it and when we started the mower deck it stalled and would not start again. Got a new battery, it will turn over but no spark. Now what can I do to get this working again? Could the...