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Brand new Husqvarna 340e chain saw dies after 10 to 20 minutes.

Saw never worked right. Found that by opening the gas cap for a second when it sounded like stalling the saw would run for another 10 to 20 minutes. I can keep it running in this fashion for the entire tank of gas.

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  • orni Dec 06, 2008

    The fuel tank vent was new and working fine. I removed the vent completely and tried to tip the saw but no gas came out of the hole. I blew air into the vent hole, but no air movement in the tank. It looks like the gas tank has a problem.

    Thanks for your help!



  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    Saw only runs when tank is at least 90% full and won't run at all when on side

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Hi

Find out where is its airating sistem.It equalises the presure between the interior and exterior of the gas tank.Disassembly and clean it.

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