Stihl 041 Farm Boss Flywheel Question?

Old 03-19-11, 10:27 PM
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Question Stihl 041 Farm Boss Flywheel Question?

Im not getting any fire so i tryied to get into the coil and ran into the flywheel that i couldnt get off.Is there threads on it or does it just slide off by a key?Also is there anything in there that could be rusted up to make it not get fire if anyone can help i would really appreciate the help?

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the coil isnt behind the flywheel. it should be right above it. try resetting spark gap on both the plug and coil. use a gift card or credit card to space in between the coil and flywheel. do this when the magnets are right under the coil.

your flywheel is on a keyway. a gentle pry with a screwdriver behind it, and a gentle tap on the crankshaft will knock it off the key. be sure to put the flywheel nut back on when doing this so you dont damage the threads, so screw it on just a little. you shouldnt need to remove the flywheel though.

good luck

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