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Points plunger on 10hp briggs

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B112_son

I've got a B210 with the 10 hp Briggs I'm trying to get running. I've had the machine about a year but has never ran since I've had it. The PO said he went through the engine got it all back together and it wouldn't run. I'm just getting to this project but the first thing I noticed is there is no spark. I looked at the points and the plunger doesn't apear to be moving at all. So my question is is there anything I can do to fix without pulling the engine or should I just get a magnetron and give that a try?

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B112_son

Thanks Ray. Is the mega fire the stens unit? Either way doesn't sound like there is anything to do to continue to use the points without tearing apart the engine. After further inspection it appears the plunger was installed wrong. Maybe even just as an after thought after the engine was assembled. I can pull the plunger out of the block.

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theniteowl

I just replaced a points plunger on on my Landlord 101s.

You have to remove the front grill and then you can take off the plate around the front output shaft to get inside for the points plunger. You do not have to remove the whole engine.

If that plunger is not moving at all it seems they might have put in the wrong part or it broke off inside as it should get pushed by the cam every rotation. You should check to make certain there is no broken or loose part inside the engine.

If you pull the plunger you will have to plug it with something or oil will be blowing out the hole.

I just installed a megafire on my B112. It was an easy install.

I put it under the points cover but wonder if anyone has had issues with them getting too warm and if it should be mounted external somewhere.

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Allisgrandson

I have the Nova II installed on all of my running tractors and I have had only 1 go bad. Not sure why, but I did have it hanging out while running through some brush. I have 2 of the three Nova IIs under the cover with no heat issues thus far, and it keeps them protected and out of the way.

Great for trouleshooting also, as they are quite reliable.

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