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How to replace the electronic ignition on a Stihl 024 AVS chainsaw?

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by genesis215, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. genesis215

    genesis215 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 795

    I just bought a saw that needs this done on it, and the parts to repair are included with it. Just need instruction on how to do it. Thanks alot.

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  2. RonAyersMotorsports

    RonAyersMotorsports LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 854

    Just simply remove old coil and install new one. Position new coil lined up with magnet on flywheel place a small piece of cardboard (like of the parts box) between the two and tighten and position wiring back like the old. Your done.
  3. mowerknower

    mowerknower LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    Yeah, not quite sure what the question is. Just take the starter off, pop the coil off and put the new 1 on with .010 gap. To my memory the 024 only used 1 coil and it was always electronic ignition so you dont have to cut out the points or anything.

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