Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.)/john deere 55v

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have john deere 55v saw with bad coil, told none available, Are there any replacements out there? Is there an electronic part that will work?  Thank you for your help.   Doug.

Answer
The saw is very similar to an Echo CS-500VL or Echo 650.

http://forums.yesterdaystractors.com/viewtopic.php?t=606583

Google "chainsaw colectors corner.com" or try this link:

http://www.acresinternet.com/cscc.nsf

Nothing on Ebay.  You might try contacting the company at the URL below to see if they have a used one:

http://store.chainsawr.com/collections/echo/ignition-coil

Is there a small engine repair shop near your location?

Eric  

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Eric A. Jones

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Lawnmower Repair . Certified Master Service Technician from B&S. Have 23 years experience on B&S, Lawn Chief, Weed Eater, Echo, Peerless, Wheel Horse, Snapper, Atlas, MTD, McCulloch, Homelite and many other numerous brands. Specialize in electrical repair.

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Born and raised in the midwest. Started tinkering with engines when I was about 14 on my Suzuki RM-80. I began lawn mower repair at a small hardware store. I knew absolutely nothing. I read lots of repair manuals and met an older fellow who taught me many lessons. I continued working on small engines through high school and paid my way through college working on mowers at the same hardware store. Decided to get away from the midwest and mower repair so I joined the Air Force. I repaired air traffic control electronic equipment and ended up in Hawaii where I got a part time job at Small Engine Clinic. I gained a lot of experience from the Small Engine Clinic and had a blast repairing small engines. I then took the Briggs and Stratton Master Service Technician test and earned my MST. I then traveled to Wisconsin where I attended the factory update training seminar and received formal training. Continued working on mowers part time as I completed 20 years of military. Retired from the military on a Friday and continued in the lawn and garden industry the next Monday.

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MAS Aerospace Operations BA Mathematics AAS Electronic Communications AAS Electronic Technology

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