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My chain came off. how do I replace

I have borrowed my neighbors chainsaw...the chain came off, how do I replace?

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What is the chain for chainsaw McCulloch EM250? I bought a chain from Eby but the chain teeth too long won't fit in the saw 's gear. need help

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On the side of the saw is a cover usually with one hex nut, take that off and remove the cover. clean out any foreign material you find BUT be careful that the chain might be sharp and make sure the saw is unplugged. then what you want to do is loosen up the adjusting screw located on the front of the saw in the area of the cover a little, roll the chain back onto the bar and sprocket, replace cover and hold up on the tip of the bar with a rag to avoid getting cut snug bar adjustment while lifting the center of chain on top until you can just start to see bottom of teeth, then tighten cover nut, roll chain by hand should roll freely

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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I hope you find this Very Helpful and best regards!

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