Question about Poulan Wild Thing 2375 18" Gas Chain Saw 2.5 Cuin
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I think you are saying the centrifugal clutch does not engage. It should not at idle. Did you rev it up a little and it still not engage? There is a clutch face on sprung weights that should expand and turn the clutch drum above idle. Please see the “Handle, Chassis & Bar Assembly” detail for clutch illustrations.
A 2375 has an outboard clutch (the chain is between the engine and clutch drum).
2375 Type 7 (may not be your saw)
Use this as a guide to remove the clutch and inspect the parts:
R² Drive Link Outboard Clutch by Drivelink.blogspot.com
A 4018 has an inboard clutch (only the drive sprocket extends into the clutch cover). Do this first then use the outboard procedure to remove the remaining clutch pieces.
PP4018 Type 2 (may not be your saw)
R² Drive Link Inboard Clutch by Drivelink.blogspot.com
The C-clips tend to fly when being removed. Please wear eye protection and exercise care.
If these are not your saw it can be found here:
The dash number of your serial number is the type.
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Posted on Jan 18, 2010
Ignition module gap
Place a business or index card between the fly wheel and coil, rotate until the magnetic attraction pulls everything tight together. Tighten the coil screws, rotate the flywheel until the attraction eases and remove the card. Ensure nothing contacts when flywheel is rotated.
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Posted on Apr 27, 2010
Spark plug size= 3/4 or 19mm. Champion RCJ--7Y gapped to 0.025.
Fuel mix= synthentic 40:1.
Posted on Oct 24, 2010
SOURCE: Describe your 18" Wild Thing
Check your chain tensioner. It is a little metal tab on a screw inside of the cover. If it is missing the tab that sticks out, you need a new one.
You can't really just put any chain on it with more teeth. You have to make sure you have a matching bar to go with it. The good news is, most of the big box hardware stores have "easy match" bars and chains. This will be sure you don't screw up and get the wrong chain for the wrong bar. Be warned though, running anything longer than the factory chain will likely decrease performance. The saws aren't really meant for heavy logging.
Posted on Aug 28, 2011
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