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I HAVE A HUSQVARNA LAWNMOWER MODEL HU775H  WITH A BRIGGS AND STRATTON ENGINE NUMBER 111P02-0116-F1  12042662. I WAS CUTTING GRASS AND HIT A BRICK AND BROKE THE SHEAR TIMMING KEY. I REPLACED THE KEY AND FOUND I HAD NO SPARK, SO A WEEK LATER I REPLACED THE IGNITION COIL, BUT FOUND OUT I STILL HAVE NO SPARK, SPARK PLUG IS NEW. WHAT ELSE CAN I CHECK. IT ALL SEEMS SO STRANGE. I WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE YOUR EXPERT ADVICE ON THIS MACHINE, THANK YOU.

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Dis-connect the small wire connected to the ignition coil.  Check for spark.

Did the new coil have any markings on it such as "up"?  Is the air gap set between .010-.012 of an inch?
Did you replace the spark plug?
Let me know if you have spark with the small wire dis-connected.

Eric

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Eric A. Jones

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Lawnmower Repair . Certified Master Service Technician from B&S. Have 23 years experience on B&S, Lawn Chief, Weed Eater, Echo, Peerless, Wheel Horse, Snapper, Atlas, MTD, McCulloch, Homelite and many other numerous brands. Specialize in electrical repair.

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Born and raised in the midwest. Started tinkering with engines when I was about 14 on my Suzuki RM-80. I began lawn mower repair at a small hardware store. I knew absolutely nothing. I read lots of repair manuals and met an older fellow who taught me many lessons. I continued working on small engines through high school and paid my way through college working on mowers at the same hardware store. Decided to get away from the midwest and mower repair so I joined the Air Force. I repaired air traffic control electronic equipment and ended up in Hawaii where I got a part time job at Small Engine Clinic. I gained a lot of experience from the Small Engine Clinic and had a blast repairing small engines. I then took the Briggs and Stratton Master Service Technician test and earned my MST. I then traveled to Wisconsin where I attended the factory update training seminar and received formal training. Continued working on mowers part time as I completed 20 years of military. Retired from the military on a Friday and continued in the lawn and garden industry the next Monday.

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MAS Aerospace Operations BA Mathematics AAS Electronic Communications AAS Electronic Technology

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