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My chainsaw got emerged in water (long story). As a result

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My chainsaw got emerged in water (long story). As a result it won't start. Is there a way to basically dry it out?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.
Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to just answer. First remove the spark plug , gas , and pull it a few times to clear the cylinder etc , then add fuel , prime about 10 times without the plug and pull it o er 5 to 7 times to get fuel back in the carb then clean an reinstall the plug and see if it will start . If it got submerged while hot it could of cracked the head or crankcase
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Good advice,however no luck.What could I try next?
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.
We need to test the coil to make sure it's getting spark , do you have access to a spark tester ?
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.
Can you see if the coil is producing spark ?