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Chainsaw loses power

Up until yesterday, my Mcullock 332 chainsaw was fine, but now as I go to cut a log, the power goes and it cuts out. There is not a problem restarting, but i have to leave the choke out otherwise it stops.

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Martyn

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Check if it has any type of muffler screen. carbon builds up on the screen and periodically it needs to be cleaned.

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Martyn, It sounds like you have Carby problems. Try squirting some carby cleaner down into carby where ever you can reach with the spray, if this does not fix it, you will need to remove the carby & take it apart, clean it all really well, then put it back together, whilst you have it apart, check that the inlet needle is not grooved, if it is grooved, you'll need to replace it. Good Luck. Stevo.

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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