Chain saw won't start hot

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#16
When cold....DO NOT START...Use your heat gun and warm the mag real good......Does it start?....No....There you go..
 

billr

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#18
But, but... the mag is probably inside the flywheel. By the time the OP gets the flywheel and its cover (recoil starter stuff) back on, the mag may already be cool again. I would rather try testing the spark itself.