Jump to content

Recommended Posts

My uncle needs to use a rotovator for a few days so in my wisdom I’ve offered to help and got hold of a machine to use but need to get it running first . Story of my life another machine with no spark 😡🤔 I’ll dig a bit more tomorrow but does anyone know if there is a cut of switch I’m not seeing ? 

E5A36BF0-AF7A-41E9-97CB-BA260C937FFA.jpeg

CC060C39-D935-44A8-84CF-F051F0F5EAA2.jpeg

C4FEB620-DB9C-4CD9-A009-BF8A835747F0.jpeg

F2994C10-3153-4E7E-BA9F-83188D29B229.jpeg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Looks like a B and S off a merry Tiller, the only cut out is the little flap next to the spark plug. 

Firstly try the obvious, clean up the plug and check the plug gap or try a different one, then take off the cowling and clean up the coil where it meets the flywheel,  and check the gap between coil and flywheel. 

They are fairly bombproof engines, so if you still have no spark, it is probably the coil. 

Joe. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
39 minutes ago, Fix'em all said:

In my experience 90% of the time cleaning the points will get the spark back. Hope the carb is ok as that type can be a bit of a  pain to work on and tend to leak fuel when the engine is not running.

Cleaned the flywheel and coil and couldn’t see a spark but got a Jult of the plug when I held it and pulled it over . Cleaned the tank out and got a load of crap out . Now not sure if I’m getting fuel in the carb that’s my next step .

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×