Hi I have a polan 2050 chain saw, and I replaced the rope fofr the rewind. So I put it back together and I pulled on it to start. and when the rope comes to the end it does not rewind back into the rewind. I got the same size rope but it calls for 39 inch and I think I put in about a 28 inch rope. but here is the thing I don't get is when I take the rewind pack apart it works It's just when it's on the saw it don.t work?
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Re: rewind don't work
As you put the side with the recoil starter back on the saw, ensure the rewind pack isn't binding. before tightening the screws, pull the rope out a few inches and let it rewind. if it won't, something is binding. keep moving the side panel till it will rewind. I have done this before myself. get it all put back together and it won't work.....
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If you place the chain saw on a work bench with the bar and chain pointing at you. We will call the side with the chain and bar the left and the side where you gas and oil the saw the right side. Now on the right side just behind the oil filler cap is the starter rope and assembly . There are four screws that holds this assembly to the saw. Remove these 4 screws while carefully watching and lifting this assembly from the saw. turn the assembly over and if you can see and grab the old starter rope . Grasp it and pull out on the rope a few times so you can see how it works, play with it a bit, so that when you replace the old rope with a new you will be familiar with the action.You can find starter rope at local chain saw or hardware stores, estimate the length you will need. Re-thread the new rope in opposite direction that you saw the old rope function being careful to duplicate the knot at the end of the rope which will be inside the assembly, threaded in as you saw the old one come out. So look carefully. Play with it a bit. Familiarize yourself with how the two holes line up and thread through the spool and the knot is tied. Now make sure the end of the rope coming out of the assembly has the recoil action. Tie on the handle being sure to take only enough re-coil that there is no slack in the rope and handle end. Replace the assembly and check the action. Have fun! Alvin
I have a Homelite XL and was having problems with rope pulling from difficult to unable to pull rope while trying to start saw. I removed the muffler, squirted some WD40 through the exhaust port ABOVE and BELOW the piston compression ring. Then pulled the rope about 20 times without spark plug to fully lubricate the piston and cylinder. Left it till the next day, pulled it through about 20 more times, put the spark plug back in,and it works well now. Guess it was just gummed-up a little and the lubrication freed it.
Hello, you will need to pull the front cooling cover on the chain saw.. There
will be some screws but normal they will tor-ex screw/Allen head screws. Now
look at the front cover and where the pull rope goes through it---they might be
some holding a cover over the pull rope mechanism. If there are then your are in
luck. You wouldn't have to take the front air shroud off.
But, if you have to take the front air shroud off, remove the screws, the
handle bar, empty the fuel and oil reservoirs and leave the caps.
DON'T REMOVE the kick back handle. This connected to a braking system, so
just leave it alone.
I don't know what type of chain saw you have and this a general type of
instruction for remove the front cover on you chain saw. I wish you lots of
luck. Just take your time and you will get done. GB...stewbison
When I have had this happen it means that you need to manually rewind the cord and put some additional tension on the take up pulley. To do this you'll have to open the saw up and untie the handle. Turn the pulley like one turn, put the rope back through the hole and tie the handle back on. All this is done while maintaining tension on the rope.
Remove the housing-fan. Remove the screw and detach the pulley- starter and the spring -starter.Put the new spring-starter(it usualy comes with a support).The spring-starter"spires are counterclockwise oriented.Put the puley starter back and the screw.Wrap up the rope clockwise on the pulley-starter until the starter works propperly.Hope this helps you. best regards savumihai71