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I have only had my chainsaw for 1 month and all of a sudden it will not start. what do I look for.

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Pull the spark plug out and while it is still connected, put the plug against the head of the motor and pull the starter. You should be out of bright light while you do this so you can see if it gets spark. And if you are holding on to the plug wire when you pull, you may get a little shock; BUT THAT'S GOOD! That means that the coil is good. If you don't get spark, then the coil is bad. Remember: You must have the ON/OFF Switch ON, (if it has one), when you do this.

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