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3120xp oil tank vent is leaking

Oil tank vent is leaking chain oil. Is it just a case of replacing the vent tube? If so how do you get the old one out?

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SOURCE: stihl 180 chainsaw,lack of oil to chain and bar

hi there i had this problem check bar studs make sure there tight bar must be flush on chainsaw body not on stud flange if bar is on stud flange there is a gap so oil leaks out near sprocket and not in bar oil channel

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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SOURCE: bar chain oil leaking into case when not in use

if you store it somewhere other than a climate controlled building , the changes in temperature can cause the oil to expand out of the saw a little each time the temp. goes up.

try some absorbent cloth

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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SOURCE: chainsaw oiler leaks oil out case and no oil on chain

Take the bar and chain off--run the engine--the oiler port from the case should discharge some oil. If none, you have trouble with the oil pump or the tubes to and from it. The oil tank may be leaking at the tank opening for the pickup tube. If oil appears at the oiler port, then there may be dirt/blockage within the oil passages in the bar end. Clean with compressed air.

Posted on Jul 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Husqvarna 359 leaking chain oil

Remove the sprocket cover, bar, and chain. Find area where oil is discharged from case--is any part of the rubber seal damaged? Next, use compressed air to clean sawdust and dirt from oiler ports in rear of bar as well as the chain slot. Are you using motor oil instead of bar oil? Make sure there is nothing to prevent bar from making close contact with oiler port in case. Reassemble all parts and adjust chain tension.

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Poulan-Pro 295 leaks excessive bar-chain oil

It's a seal somewhere either on the reservoir, or the 'feed' to the bar.
But in the short term, if you must use it, the simplest way of stopping the leak, is to not store it with any oil in it, until you locate the source of the leak.
That should help, but I'll wish you good luck never the less ;)
& plz don't forget to rate, thankyou :)

Posted on Aug 01, 2009

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