The chain tension may be too tight. Easy fix, just loosen the bar-retaining nuts and rotate the tensioning screw counterclockwise to the correct tension. Then tighten the nuts back up.

Why is my chainsaw chain not moving?

Quote from Youtube video: And then you want to make sure that there's no debris stuck in between the chain and the bar vacuum caused your chain not to move so you set off your chainsaw.

Why is my Stihl chainsaw chain not moving?

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Quote from Youtube video: So what the chambering is it's a safety feature providing the anti-kickback protection when it's engaged type Japan around the clutch stopping the clutch from moving and turn stopping your chain from.

How do you fix a seized chainsaw?

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Quote from Youtube video: Because sometimes the coil on these can get loose and get stuck in the flywheel. It's easier to take off you just simply remove the four screws that hold it. On.

Should a chainsaw chain be moving at idle?

The idle screw usually is near or behind the air filter. Adjust the screw to restrict fuel delivery by turning it clockwise with a screwdriver until the chain stops turning. The saw must be running when you do this. Turn the screw slightly counterclockwise if the engine starts to sputter.

How do you reset a chainsaw chain?

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Quote from Youtube video: So we're just going to take this move the handle forward a little bit. Place that cover back on pull it back. And it is now disengaged. And it's ready to go back onto the chainsaw.

How do you release a chainsaw brake?

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Quote from Youtube video: Break first set the chainsaw on a firm surface. Then push the chain break all the way to the front take the clutch cover and line it over the bridge over the chainsaw. And just push it in.

Where is the chain brake on a chainsaw?

One of the most important chainsaw safety features is the chain brake, which stops movement of the chain in the event of kickback during operation. The chain brake is activated when the front hand guard, located near the saw’s upper handle, moves rapidly toward the chainsaw operator.

How do you unlock a Stihl chainsaw?

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Quote from Youtube video: Just look the toe of his right foot into the opening of the rear. Handle. His left hand is pressing down on the front handle his thumb and figures fully wrapped around the handle.

How do you adjust the air fuel mixture on a chainsaw screw?

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Quote from Youtube video: Right in through to the carburetor there with the screwdriver. And screw out one full turn exactly the same there just like. So. So now we know that both adjustment screws are set identically.

Why does my chainsaw bog down when I give it gas?

There are several factors may make your saw not work properly. First, it could be that the carburetor, spark arrestor or the air filter are dirty. Or, the carburetor adjustment might have simply slipped. This guide will explore some of the reasons why you chainsaw bogs down as well as the different ways to fix it.

Why does my chainsaw dies when I give it gas?

If the filter becomes clogged, not enough fuel will reach the engine for it to run properly. Because your chainsaw will idle, but dies when it is revved up to full power, it means that the filter is only partially clogged; it will allow enough fuel to the engine to run on idle, but not enough to sustain full throttle.

How tight should a chainsaw blade be?

A properly-tensioned chainsaw chain should still be just a little loose on the chainsaw guide bar, but the chain needs to be tight enough that you can’t pull the drive links out of the bar nose.

What does a clutch do on a chainsaw?

The clutch allows the engine to turn freely at low rpm [rpm=revolutions (turns) per minute] without moving the chain. They are separate. Unlike a four wheeler or truck, the chainsaw operator doesn’t have to engage the clutch or put the chainsaw in gear.

How do you reset the chain on a Husqvarna chainsaw?

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Quote from Youtube video: Keep your hands and fingers away from the chain band. While you're resetting. It here's the link shown in a downward position to reset the brake rotate the link clockwise until it stops.

How do you unlock a Husqvarna chainsaw brake?

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Quote from Youtube video: You place your hand as shown and squeeze tightly as you move the handle back and then forward watch at the tip of the arrow as the cover pops back in place that means the brake has been reset.

How do you change a clutch spring on a Husqvarna chainsaw?

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Quote from Youtube video: You need is to have this wide piece here as far forward as possible in this housing. So with the spring is as near as possible. So then for the slot it's going to fit in.

How do you break in a Husqvarna chainsaw?

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Quote from Youtube video: Now steel recommends three tanks of fuel to go through this before they consider it broken.

Should you run a chainsaw at full throttle?

Engine Protection

Generally, two-stroke chainsaw engines are built to conveniently run at full throttle without an engine breakdown. Therefore, running at any throttle speed below the full throttle is not advised.

How long do Husqvarna chainsaws last?

That being said, you can expect a quality chainsaw to last you at least 10 years or more. But if you take care of it, I know people who have saws that have lasted 20-30 years and even longer.