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Installed new chain blade on Husqvaran 51 and forgot to release chain brake. Can't put back cover because the brake tension won't allow it to fit over brake

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  • seqer Oct 28, 2008

    pulled the brake apart and cannot find a way to release brake

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Simplest solution can be found at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3__b2IYulgc

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You'll have to release the brake with the cover off the saw. You just need to find a way to brace it well enough.
If you really can't do this, then it suggests your chainbrake is faulty, of ath the very least not adjusted right.

Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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    Geoffrey Stoner Jan 09, 2011

    remove the blade and bar first, then put the cover back on then align up the 3 prongs on the saw with the chain brake, hold down the cover firmly, with your knee if necessary, reset the chain brake,

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