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Hi, I have a Super 10-10 chain saw, it all of a sudden, quit running. I checked there was no spark. The wiring seemed okay. I took off the capacity, and measured with meter. It seems open circuit. Is that mean th capacity is bad? How can I get a new one? Many thanks! Thomas 651-714-9788, tomxue2@yahoo.com

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If you are speaking of a capacitor, it should should appear open on ohms, but if you reverse the leads, the meter will show resistance for a short time as the capacitor charges. Reverse them again and repeat the previous. There should be a set of points that should open about 0.020 inch or 0.5 mm, and the point contact surfaces should look dull gray. Check ohms from the open, moving contact to engine metal--should read fairly low. Check the stop switch to make sure it reads open when in run position. Check for spark with a fresh plug as the old one may have shorted out.

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