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345 husqvarna chain saw will not run

After many 10-15 pulls it may start. But after I get it to idle I increase the rpms and it will die. Sounds like it floods out. I have drained the gas checked the diaphram. Please help!!!!!!!

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    will not start at all has spark everything as far as i can tell is working just wont start

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If it idles it is not flooding out as it it most vulnerable to flooding at idle if the stalling is happening as you try to throttle it up it is likely starved for fuel. Start by changing the in tank fuel filter, and the spark plug. good chance that will solve your problem. If it does not Turn the high idle screw out in 1/8 turn increments try running the saw after each adjustment. Keep track of the amount that you turn the screw. you might have to put it back to its original position. Some times adjustment screws will vi berate out of adjustment and other times crud will cause fuel restriction opening the screw allows for a larger port for any restrictions to pass through. After you use the saw for a short time turn screw back in if it starts to stall at idle or you notice increased smoke.

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