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No Spark

Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:57 pm

1949 super a i replaced cap,coil and plugs,points im not getting and spark from the coil,this tractor has been in the family since the day it came out they bought it new in 1949 i got it from a my fiance, passed away grandpa im learning about it but i need some help please

Re: No Spark

Thu Mar 28, 2013 10:12 pm

G'day to you and congrats :applause: on becoming the keeper of your fiance's granddad's Super A.

I don't have a lot of information on the Super A but I do have some:


There are lots of resources for our members, Most of them are Cub related but many of our members have A's, Super A's and others of the Letter and Number series Farmall's. I am sure one of them will be along to help you diagnose your A. Suggest you search the Farmall A, Super A, AV sub forum for possible fixes.

Again, enjoy the journey


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Re: No Spark

Fri Mar 29, 2013 9:09 am

Welcome to the forum. first thing, is this a distributor ignition or a magneto? If a distributor, use a test light or voltmeter to make sure you are getting voltage to the coil. If getting it to the coil, go to the distributor side of the coil and see if you have voltage there when points are open, and no voltage when they close.
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