Craftsman won't start

Discussion in 'Tractors' started by jbrsmith, May 9, 2005.

  1. jbrsmith

    jbrsmith LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    I have a Craftsman with a Kohler 16.5 HP "engine model CV16S" that will not start. The only time I am getting a spark is when the key is in the run position while the fly wheel is still spinning from trying to crank the mower. Thanks for the help.
  2. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Messages: 2,206

    Did you take out the plug and be sure it was firing or did you just put a tester on it? Also be sure to make sure its gapped to 0.30.
  3. jbrsmith

    jbrsmith LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Yes, the plug was taken out. I will check the gap.
    Thanks for the input.

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