Toro Groundsmaster 345 no spark

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by equipment_lister, May 6, 2007.

  1. equipment_lister

    equipment_lister LawnSite Member
    Messages: 31

    I have a Toro groundsmaster 345, that will not start. I pulled a plug out and I am not getting any spark. I swapped the coil into my escort and it started fine, the escort that is, so the coil is good.

    What I am looking for is where to start?
    What are common issues?
    Safety switches?
    Crank trigger?
    Engine control module?

    My local toro dealer wont touch it, they tell me I need to take it to the Toro Golf Course Management sales company located 60 miles away in Lansing Mi.
    I am near Ann Arbor Mi, and if anyone would know of a reputable dealer that might be able to diagnose this, the mower has a 45hp Ford industrial engine, So I was thinking that a Ford/Newholland dealership might be the next best place to have it serviced.

    Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks..
  2. khouse

    khouse LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,465

    No doubt it has electronic ignition. But you need to post the engine numbers for anyone to help you very well.

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