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Old 05-11-03, 05:34 AM
red harris
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how is a stihl weedeater wired? i get continuity with the run ,stop switch in either position.
 
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Old 05-11-03, 06:23 AM
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how does a single wire,self grounding switch work as a run/stop switch on a weedeater?
 
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Old 05-11-03, 07:43 AM
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Magneto type ignitions produce a spark with every revolution
of the flywheel, and will run until the fuel runs out, or the
ignition is grounded out, so the kill switch does that.
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Old 05-11-03, 08:27 PM
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Hello red!

With the wire disconnected from the coil, at the coil end, you should have continuity to ground when the switch is "off". You should show no continuity when the switch is "on".
 
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