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Toro Snowblower Won't Start? Replace Ignition Coil #119-1960

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Snowblower won't start? This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the ignition coil on Toro snowblowers. The most common reason for replacing the ignition coil is if the snowblower won’t start and the ignition coil is not producing a spark.

All of the information in this ignition coil replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Toro

Tools used: screwdriver, nutdriver, socket wrench

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you begin this repair, make sure the engine has cooled and remove the snowblower’s start key from the ignition.
2
To replace the ignition coil, your first step is to remove the gas tank cap.
3
Next, remove the screws at the front of the main cover and at the rear and pull the main cover off.
4
Now remove the screw to detach the starter button housing.
5
Remove the nuts securing the carburetor and cover and pull the cover free.
6
Note the location of the governor spring then use needle-nose pliers to help detach it.
7
Your next step is to remove all the screws securing the blower housing.
8
Pull the blower housing away from the engine remove the screw securing the fuel line retaining bracket and pull the bracket free.
9
Now set the blower housing aside.
10
Remove the mounting screws securing the ignition coil.
11
Remove the wire and boot from the spark plug and detach the wires from the ignition switch.
12
You can now pull out the old ignition coil assembly.
13
Install the new ignition coil by first routing the wires into position.
14
Connect the wires to the ignition switch and attach the wire and boot to the spark plug.
15
Now position the new ignition coil and insert the mounting screws.
16
Make sure to secure the grounding wire under the appropriate screw.
17
Make sure the magnets are rotated out of the way, then pull the coil back and tighten the screws.
18
Now, rotate the flywheel so the magnets align with the coil.
19
Insert a business card and loosen the screws to align the coil the correct distance from the flywheel.
20
Re-tighten the screws and remove the business card.
21
Align the fuel line and the bracket on the blower housing and reinstall the screw to secure.
22
Fully position the blower housing and secure all of the screws.
23
Reconnect the governor spring to the appropriate position.
24
Reposition the carburetor cover and secure the nuts.
25
Replace the starter button housing and secure the screw.
26
Reposition the main cover and secure it with the screws at the front and at the rear.
27
Replace the gas tank cap.
28
With the new ignition coil installed you can now return the start key to the ignition.
Description
Snowblower won't start? This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the ignition coil on Toro snowblowers. The most common reason for replacing the ignition coil is if the snowblower won’t start and the ignition coil is not producing a spark.

All of the information in this ignition coil replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Toro

Tools used: screwdriver, nutdriver, socket wrench
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you begin this repair, make sure the engine has cooled and remove the snowblower’s start key from the ignition.
2
To replace the ignition coil, your first step is to remove the gas tank cap.
3
Next, remove the screws at the front of the main cover and at the rear and pull the main cover off.
4
Now remove the screw to detach the starter button housing.
5
Remove the nuts securing the carburetor and cover and pull the cover free.
6
Note the location of the governor spring then use needle-nose pliers to help detach it.
7
Your next step is to remove all the screws securing the blower housing.
8
Pull the blower housing away from the engine remove the screw securing the fuel line retaining bracket and pull the bracket free.
9
Now set the blower housing aside.
10
Remove the mounting screws securing the ignition coil.
11
Remove the wire and boot from the spark plug and detach the wires from the ignition switch.
12
You can now pull out the old ignition coil assembly.
13
Install the new ignition coil by first routing the wires into position.
14
Connect the wires to the ignition switch and attach the wire and boot to the spark plug.
15
Now position the new ignition coil and insert the mounting screws.
16
Make sure to secure the grounding wire under the appropriate screw.
17
Make sure the magnets are rotated out of the way, then pull the coil back and tighten the screws.
18
Now, rotate the flywheel so the magnets align with the coil.
19
Insert a business card and loosen the screws to align the coil the correct distance from the flywheel.
20
Re-tighten the screws and remove the business card.
21
Align the fuel line and the bracket on the blower housing and reinstall the screw to secure.
22
Fully position the blower housing and secure all of the screws.
23
Reconnect the governor spring to the appropriate position.
24
Reposition the carburetor cover and secure the nuts.
25
Replace the starter button housing and secure the screw.
26
Reposition the main cover and secure it with the screws at the front and at the rear.
27
Replace the gas tank cap.
28
With the new ignition coil installed you can now return the start key to the ignition.

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