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Any husky chainsaw people here ? #4717184
04/05/18 12:12 PM
04/05/18 12:12 PM
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Washington for now
WhyMe Offline OP
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a few years ago i bought a husky 40 chainsaw at a garage sail for $20. took it home and it ran and died quickly. i figured out that it was the coil. got tired of messing with it so it sat.

i decided to try to fix and get a new coil. i don't want to throw $60-80 for a new husky coil. i can get a cheap chinese replacement for about $10.

the issue i am having is figuring out which coil to get. the ebay ones seem to list a coil for a husky 50 will work. but looking at the pix my coil has a extra wire .

So do i need the extra wire? it seems to be some kind of ground.

here is a ebay one . looks real close to mine

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Ignition-Module-Coil-For-Husqvarna-50-51-55-61-254-257-261-262-266-268-272/173019587578?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20131017132637%26meid%3D086e01e8912e4d0eba600e2677bffb8e%26pid%3D100033%26rk%3D6%26rkt%3D8%26sd%3D382396208035%26itm%3D173019587578&_trksid=p2045573.c100033.m2042

here is mine. will the ebay one work?




Re: Any husky chainsaw people here ? [Re: WhyMe] #4717188
04/05/18 12:18 PM
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I see a wire in the eBay listing, is that not the same? Different connector, but probably the same?

Also, how did you determine the coil was bad? Did you confirm that the spark plug isn't sparking and that it isn't the spark plug that needs replacing?

Re: Any husky chainsaw people here ? [Re: WhyMe] #4717201
04/05/18 12:32 PM
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WhyMe Offline OP
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the wire in the ebay goes on to the top tab. the yellow wire that goes into the winding is not there. not sure if the yellow wire is needed. it will start and run when dead cold. after a minute or so it dies and won't restart till its cold again. i checked for spark while warm and it has not.

i don't want to throw too much money at it as its just gonna sit

Re: Any husky chainsaw people here ? [Re: WhyMe] #4717219
04/05/18 12:52 PM
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Hm, I see that you have a separate tab where the eBay model has the wire. Maybe like you said, it isn't needed as in, it will ground through the mounts?

Maybe grab this one: https://www.ebay.com/itm/husqvarna-50-coil/162721260767?hash=item25e2f164df:g:H34AAOSwj99Z6-F5

Last edited by EdwardC; 04/05/18 12:52 PM.
Re: Any husky chainsaw people here ? [Re: WhyMe] #4717373
04/05/18 04:20 PM
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Some of the Husky coils are rev-limiter coils. These are the ones that the saw modification groups discard. If I remember correctly, the black coils were non rev limited.


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Re: Any husky chainsaw people here ? [Re: WhyMe] #4717434
04/05/18 05:40 PM
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Just a friendly reminder when posting links that are a mile long.......

Delete the " ? " and everything after the ? before you submit.

NONE of this:

?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D201310
17132637%26meid%3D086e01e8912e4d0eba600e2677bffb8e%26pid%3D100033
%26rk%3D6%26rkt%3D8%26sd%3D382396208035%26itm%3D173019587578&_trk
sid=p2045573.c100033.m2042

Needs to be included!


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