Re: Backfires When Starting...Engine Warm
i guess you have looked and yours doesnt have a wire coming off the carb, just trying to start out with the simplest/most obvious before spending a bunch of money. if i remember correctly from reading posts, you purchased used in late spring? get an operators manual with it? have you tried your shut down and restarting proceedures yet? yours may be designed entirely different than mine. just trying to save a fellow member a buck. as far as a coil problem, it is either on or off momentarily, controlled by an electronic device or a set of points, usually if a problem occurs, you would have runnability problems. i wouldnt think timing problems should occur if it normally starts and runs correctly, unless something is triggering a coil at the wrong time, which is pretty unlikely. i dont know everything, but i would start with the simplest, due to my older age, been there, tried that, keep us posted, and try to keep the wife off your butt for purchasing something this old, [to me, not that old]. good luck.
Last edited by tjw in kans; 12-02-2007 at 11:44 PM.