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 04-03-2006, 14:38 Post: 127105
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I have a 87'318 with a 218g Onan. Recently I serviced my tractor.I left the key on after turning the drive shaft for access to the grease zert. After about 3-4 hrs i smelt electrical and the top of the coil began to melt.I turned it off and let it cool and tried to start it. I get dash lights and it turns over but no go. I bought a new coil but still no go. Can any body tell me what possibbly is wrong! Thanks so much






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 04-04-2006, 17:38 Post: 127197
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Me thinks If you only left the key on and the top of the coil melted you have bigger problems than just a melted coil.

Start tracing all of your wiring. The Ing switch is probably also fried. The points and condenser if equipped are probably burned. If its electronics you already know the answer.

Check a service manual for the sechmatics and start tracing from the battery.






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