Question by Kevin: How complicated are Magnetos on 4 stroke lawn mowers?
I have no idea how complicated they are and only trying to get my 4 stroke lawnmower to start again. I have run down the basic elements for the lawn mower like checking for a spark, fuel in tank, and carburetor sludge/powder removal from deposit cup. There was a spark before I tested the lead for a spark with another plug but now there is no spark on both plugs. I removed the starter housing and top engine housing to access the flywheel, coil and that part where the coil has a contact with. That part that revolves when the starter string is pulled. The surface on the part that revolves is slightly rusted with a powdery surface.
I rotated the flywheel and possibly the magnetic area.
Answer by Jack Downs 0421
You clearly have no idea on what you are doing. Just assemble it back together and bring it to a mechanic…you could not possibly make your self more embarrassed in front of the mechanic.
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