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0.3mm is a pretty standar air gap for most machines

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SOURCE: have a 16" Homelite super

Air gap 0.3mm and plug gap 0.5mm

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SOURCE: magneto to flywheel gap for Husqvarna 455 Chain Saw

Ignition module gap
Place a business or index card between the fly wheel and coil, rotate until the magnetic attraction pulls everything tight together. Tighten the coil screws, rotate the flywheel until the attraction eases and remove the card. Ensure nothing contacts when flywheel is rotated.


If you have more questions or need additional help please reply below and I will get back to you. Thank you for using FixYa and Good Luck. HTH
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How do I get spark


Make sure the magneto is not grounded and make sure the air gap between the flywheel magnet and magneto is set to specs. If air gap is too wide, it will be difficult for the magneto to produce an efficient spark.

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The magneto is probably where the problem is. You'll need to pull the cover off of the motor and check the gap between the magneto and the flywheel. If the bolts holding the magneto have vibrated loose, the gap between the magneto and the flywheel will be incorrect. While you have the motor cover off, check the wiring to make sure you don't have a short in your ignition wiring and clean the air filter. I don't remember what the gap is between the flywheel and magneto, but .010 In. sounds familiar. Both legs of the magneto should be the same distance from the flywheel and they must not touch the flywheel at any point. I have used a matchbook cover between the flywheel and magneto while I tightened the magneto retention screws and it worked.

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Have a 16" Homelite super


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My Stihl ms361c won't start. Want to check air gap on the magneto.Re-set the timing.How? do I do this?


Pull off the side cover where the cord is.Make sure the keyway in the flywheel is not broke and flywheel has not turned.If flywheel did not turn the timing is fine.Too set the air gap you have to loosen the screws on the magneto .Slip a piece of paper or metal that is .010 thick between magneto and flywheel and turn flywheel until magnet pulls magneto down.tighten screws and reinstall cover.

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What is the air gap for my magneto on my 25cc homelite weeater?


Should be around .013 to .014. turn flywheel until magnets face magneto insert your feeler gauge and loosen magneto screws...let the magneto stick to the feeler gauge and the magnets... re-tighten the screws, remove feeler gauge, and you should be set...hope this helps. ;-D

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Magneto to flywheel gap for Husqvarna 455 Chain Saw


Ignition module gap
Place a business or index card between the fly wheel and coil, rotate until the magnetic attraction pulls everything tight together. Tighten the coil screws, rotate the flywheel until the attraction eases and remove the card. Ensure nothing contacts when flywheel is rotated.


If you have more questions or need additional help please reply below and I will get back to you. Thank you for using FixYa and Good Luck. HTH
Lou

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I NEED TO KNOW THE SPARK PLUG GAP AND MAGNITO GAP FOR A POLAN CHAINSAW MODEL # 2375


Spark plug gap is .025

As for the air gap in-between the flywheel, and magneto, I generally start with a piece of notebook paper in-between them.

After the bolts are snugged down, turn the flywheel by hand to spin the paper out.

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