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Trimmer not getting spark

Its a Stihl fs 45 trimmer and when I hook up a spark tester to it it shows I have spark but when I take the plug out and ground it to the engine i don’t see a spark. My guess is that the coil is weak ...
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If I use synthetic oil in my lawn tractor, can I go more than a year between oil changes?

I have a riding lawn tractor with a 460 cc Kohler engine. The manual says to change the oil every year. This year, I noticed the price of conventional and synthetic oil was about the same, so I ...
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Toro lawnmower won't start

I have a Toro push lawnmower with a "Ready Start" engine (similar to this one); I just pull the cord and it starts. I was halfway through mowing the lawn when suddenly a ton of white smoke came ...
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Two-stroke engine not starting

I recently had trouble with the throttle on a two-stroke engine. It ran fine once I fixed that, but I didn't have time to till right then, so I turned the thing off. It rained the other day, so I put ...
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Two stroke engine throttle not working

This may not be the correct place to ask this question, but I'm not sure a more appropriate place exists. I have a Craftsman 32.8cc 10in tiller with a two-stroke Tecumseh engine. It ran fine the ...