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Trying to find an ignition coil for a Stihl FS38 strimmer, is there an alternative coil that would suffice

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I would go to the dealer locater on the Stihl USA website. http://stihldealer.net/locator/ And see if you can order it from your nearest dealer. If they can no longer order the part in for you, then I would look on Ebay. There are a large number of dis continued parts on there.

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