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C105 with K241AS 10 hp - intermittent ignition failure

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New to WH world and this forum. Got a 1980-83? C105 with K241AS 10 hp with intermittent ignition failure. Sometimes the key simply won't get anything. No click or burp. This happens with no consistency. Hot, cold, warm... Usually, I jiggle key or wires and it's enough to get it going but I am concerned it will just get worse.  

Thoughts or or suggestions welcome!!!


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Sounds like you found the problem. The connector at the ignition switch needs to be cleaned as do the prongs on the switch. Shiny clean. A dab of dialectic grease applied after cleaning will help keep moisture out and the oxidation/rust from moving in.

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Thanks much for the quick reply! Will give that a try!

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