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Can you tell me what my stihl chainsaw ignition point gap should be when the case says 045AV and the literature I find says that this has an electronic ignition (magneto) and the literature says breaker point setting; none. I set them at .024", but that was too wide as they didn't even close. So I set them with my ohm meter to be open about 1/3rd of the crank revolution. The saw starts and sort of idles but craps out and bucks when trying to throttle up, as if out of time. It is likely that there are carburetor issues as well, but I need to get the ignition house in order first. If you could find me a point gap setting, that would be awesome. Thanks! Chris

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