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Problem starting need spec's on 12 year old saw for tune up and spark plug gap.

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Spark plug gap is: 0.020". Insulator should be a light to medium tan color. If black, then too much fuel going into the engine. Remove the flywheel side cover to expose the flywheel and ignition module. Check and set the gap between the flywheel magnets and the ignition module poles by using a thin business card for a gauge. Check the muffler, air cleaner, and fuel filter for plugging. Check the condition of the fuel lines and the primer bulb. Check the carburetor fasteners for tightness. The carburetor may need to be dis-assembled, cleaned and re-kitted. The diaphragm in the lower chamber needs to be flexible with no cracks or holes. With luck, this will get it running well again.

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