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So I have came across a used 52" scag hydro with engine troubles. I'd like to work on it because I feel like I'm getting a good deal. $100 bucks! He thinks the magneto is the issue. Anyone have a similar problem and if so how easy/hard was it to fix?
It has the 19hp kawasaki engine.
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F**k it, for a $100 if you can't fix the problem you can always sell it for parts. Shouldn't be a hard fix if your mechanically inclined but be wary that this isn't the only problem with the engine. Gotta be some reason he's getting rid of it for so cheap.
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So I have came across a used 52" scag hydro with engine troubles. I'd like to work on it because I feel like I'm getting a good deal. $100 bucks! He thinks the magneto is the issue. Anyone have a similar problem and if so how easy/hard was it to fix?
It has the 19hp kawasaki engine.
Thanks
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First off I agree that you will likely find more problems then a coil at that price. The magneto take all of maybe 20 min to change out if you do not know what your doing, so any guy with a brain would fix that before selling it if that was the only problem.
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