How to Test a Small Engine for Spark
If your small engine isn't starting, you'll need to diagnose many issues including the spark plug. This video walks you through the steps of how to test for a spark using a spark tester.
Removed all outside covers and brake bar.removed carb and torn intake adapter and reinstalled the new gasket and adapter after thorough cleaning replaced the fuel lines as they are easy to reach at this stage.
Unfortunately I have not been able to locate a suitable substitute for the 17721814331 ratchet. And I have been checking on line for any available, but there are none to be found. If your old one is just worn out or broken, you may try a machine shop in your area to see if they can make you one.