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Stihl 55R bushwacker

Posted by Richie280 none (My Page) on
Thu, May 30, 13 at 21:31

My weed wacker wont start. Is there a way to check the magneto to see if I am getting spark. I pulled the cord with the spark plug removed from engine but connected to wire, but couldn't see any spark. Could the plug be bad?

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RE: Stihl 55R bushwacker

Did you have plug's metal grounded to metal on the wacker? Or purchase a cheap in-line spark tester at Harbor Freight, Auto Stores, Etc (less than 7.00).

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