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stihl weedeater on switch malfunction

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by natureandcompany, May 30, 2005.

  1. natureandcompany

    natureandcompany LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    I need a little help, please. I own to stihl weedeaters model FS 55 and the on/off switch will not turn them off. I have to lower the choke to turn them off. Does anyone know how to solve this problem? I'd really appreciate the advice.
     
  2. vipermanz

    vipermanz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,773

    switch shorting out, try a new one. if the new one doesn't work then follow the wires back to the coil and make sure there are no strips or breaks in it.
     

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