T-25 No Spark

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Paradise Yard Service, Oct 20, 2001.

  1. My t-25 just went out on me. No spark. Checked wires/conectors all seem fine. Changed plug/cleaned the toggle switch w. electro cleaner. Still no action. On last use I noticed it had a hard time shutting off. Took a couple tries on the switch to shut down, now it won't start. Help please, as this ol hummer will rip if it only starts.

    Thaanks,

    Kevin
     
  2. vipermanz

    vipermanz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,773

    i would suggest replacing the switch, one of the contacts could have broken off
     
  3. Fish

    Fish LawnSite Member
    Posts: 139

    In front of the carb is an electrical connection covered in plastic
    where 3 wires come together. One to the on/off switch, one to
    the ignition module below the carb, and the other one to the
    coil under the engine cover. Disconnect the one going to the
    on/off switch and leave the other 2 connected and see what
    happens. The wire to the switch could be broken and is now touching the metal of the trimmer thus grounding your coil.
    Fish
     
  4. A big mahalo (thanks) for the input. I will give these a shot and see what happens. Thanks again.

    Aloha,

    Kevin
     
  5. ArboristSite

    ArboristSite LawnSite Member
    Posts: 65

    That particular trimmer has an igniter on it. I used to have lots of problems with those.
     

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