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Military Standard 4A032 ignition woes

AlaskaStar

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Re: 4A032 ignition woes

Breaker less ignition.

If I switch it off before it is warmed up, it shuts down like it is supposed to.

Thus, the switch is not defective.
 

AlaskaStar

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Re: 4A032 ignition woes

Turns out I have a weak magnets in the coil box up front, and weak spark gives the same symptoms as too much fuel, and it would rapidly foul the cylinders, making it run on compression ignition (firing on the glowing carbon deposit).

Where can I get a new magnet?

My thoughts are to make a new one from neodymium (I have a machine shop so I can make something to put two barrel magnets in that will fit exactly in the same shape and housing) but time dictate that I buy one for now...
 
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