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Default Briggs Model Y No Spark

Looking for some expertise on a Briggs model Y. Going through the engine yesterday and unfortunately no spark. I puller the flywheel and sanded the contacts and cleaned up the magnets. The magneto looks good visually. Is there anything else I can do to trouble shoot this? Is there a simple way to test the magneto coil and condenser?
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Default Re: Briggs Model Y No Spark

Recheck the points. There could be a grane of sand between them.
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Take a business card and slide it in between the points, but donít pull the card out without first lifting the points open, otherwise paper fibers will be caught between them.
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I'd try replacing the condenser.
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Default Re: Briggs Model Y No Spark

Take a look here. you will find a manual for the Model Y engine https://www.briggsandstratton.com/na...fications.html
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Here is a link to our page with Briggs Manuals.

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