16 Inch Gas Chain Saw MCC1635AK

New plug, checked kill switch, cleaned magnet
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I think you need to replace the ignition unit as you seem to of checked everything else

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A spark plug might be defective and needs to be replaced.

If your chainsaw has a defective spark plug, it cannot create an electrical current to ignite the system. Remove the spark plug and inspect if it is dirty, cracked, eroded, or damaged. There may also be a heavy carbon buildup or a burned-up electrode.

If no spark appears, check for broken wires, shorts, grounds or a defective stop switch. Once you have confirmed that the stop switch is working, reconnect the spark plug lead.
Check to see if the switch and terminals are free from rust and replace any damaged or broken spark plugs wires as necessary. Alternatively, it could be a bad ignition module. A simple way of testing the ignition module is to leave the car idling for 30 minutes and then tap the ignition module with a screwdriver.
Loss of spark is caused by anything that prevents coil voltage from jumping the electrode gap at the end of the spark plug. This includes worn, fouled or damaged spark plugs, bad plug wires or a cracked distributor cap.
If you have an electric chainsaw that won`t start, first make sure that the power cable is connected to the mains, then check whether the cable and plug are damaged. If they aren`t, the problem could lie in the motor which, for example, may have worn or damaged brushes.
If the ignition coil does not have spark, it`s time to check its wires. Use a test light to check the continuity on the signal wire and power wire on the ignition coil. If both wires are functional but the coil fails to produce spark, the ignition coil or the ignition control module is bad.
With a poor ground the starter ring return path may not allow adequate amps to return to allow a starter to reach the torque and speed to start. Normally, however, with a well tuned car and cranking, the engine will fire right up. Weakness, though, and it may not start.
When couples say they no longer feel a “spark,” it may mean that they`re missing the initial feeling of infatuation or that long-term commitment has become challenging. Meeting your partner and falling in love may have felt exciting, new, and intense. You might have felt that it was the only factor in your life.
Incorrect timing is the most overlooked and misdiagnosed cause of a no-start. Perhaps you automatically think of ignition timing as the position of the crankshaft when the No. 1 plug fires. While this is important, it isn`t the only timing condition that can influence a no-start.
A weak spark on a Husqvarna chainsaw can be caused by one of these misfiring components in the ignition system. Properly maintaining and cleaning the saw on a regular basis will prevent most spark issues. Most problems can be isolated easily and fixed with a few simple tools and parts.

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McCullough chainsaw won't start – McCulloch Quality Mcc1435a 14" Gas 35cc 2 Cycle Chainsaw Full Warranty
ANSWER : If it’s a old saw..The seal goes out on the crank next to the clutch,it’s called a grease seal, it loses the suction needed to pull fuel in to the engine, can be a tricky one to replace, but will spark a old saw back to life. You may want to replace both crankshaft seals ..First try a few drops of gas down the carb, if it pops off you know it’s a fuel issue

I have a mac 3516 with a weak spark.I am looking for the gap spec
for the pickup coil.
ANSWER : The gap should be 0.5mm

Powermac 310 no spark
ANSWER : How do I test the ignition module out off the chainsaw? Or how do I know an ingnition module is working properly prior to instalation?

No spark how to disensemble
ANSWER : Try disconnecting kill switch wire off kill switch.or coil,unscrew screws out of LHS cover, Plus take top cover off,should be able to access wire.if still no spark,coil needs replacing

I can;t get any oil to feed on the bar of my McCulloch MCC4516FK chainsaw
ANSWER : No gasket you need a little bigger gas line to seel the hole.

Starts and runs for 1 min then stops – McCulloch 16 Inch Gas Chain Saw MCC1635AK
ANSWER : DO A COMPLETE TUNEUP 1-NEW SPARK PLUG2-NEW IGNITION COIL3-ENGINE HEAD CLEANING4-CARB CLEANING5-BOWL FUEL CLEANINGAND THE MIX OF FUEL AND OIL AT 4:1 RADION THAT MEANS A SMALL OIL BOTTLE ON A 1 GAL OF GAS.If you need more help post back!
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MY CHAIN SAW DOESNT WANT TO START,IT SOUNDS LIKE IT WANTS TO,BUT IT WONT START, WAHT DO THINK IS THE PROBLEM WITH IT
ANSWER : Do a complete tune up.1-spark plug2-carb filter3-coil inductionAnd if possible try to open the piston cylinder head and clean the piston head and the head for carbon deposit.If you need more help post back!
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I need to know the spark plug gap on my McCulloch 14″ 3200 series
ANSWER : 0.020″ should work well and is common on most saw engines. Good luck!