Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the gear in the magneto. A broken gear can cause the magneto not to rotate and therefore, you cannot get the correct timing.

Parts

No parts required.

Use a #2 Flathead screw driver to remove the five screws on the body of the magneto
  • Use a #2 Flathead screw driver to remove the five screws on the body of the magneto

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Locate the spark plug lead.
  • Locate the spark plug lead.

  • Use a Milbar snap ring plier to remove the snap ring.

  • The snap ring can be difficult to remove. Make sure the pliers needles go into the holes of the snap ring.

  • Wear safety goggles when removing the snap ring. The snap ring can shoot out on accident.

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Remove the gear to replace it.
  • Remove the gear to replace it.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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