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    Cool 318 JOHN DEERE

    WHAT WILL CAUSE A P218G ONAN ENGINE TO LOSE FIRE AT PLUGS AFTER IT RUNS 20 MIN. AND LET COOL DOWN 20 OR 30 MIN. AND WILL CRANK AND RUN

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeneB64
    WHAT WILL CAUSE A P218G ONAN ENGINE TO LOSE FIRE AT PLUGS AFTER IT RUNS 20 MIN. AND LET COOL DOWN 20 OR 30 MIN. AND WILL CRANK AND RUN
    BAD COIL?

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    Default Re: 318 JOHN DEERE

    Quote Originally Posted by rsewill View Post
    BAD COIL?

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    Default Re: 318 JOHN DEERE

    Welcome to TBN

    I moved your thread to the John Deere Lawn & Garden Forum.

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    Default Re: 318 JOHN DEERE

    Your coil is breaking down when hot and needs to be replaced.


    What happens is that the windings heat up and expand and you lose the connection inside.

    When it cools down the coils shrink and the connection is made allowing it to work for a few minutes.

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