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Bad Clutch?? 455 rancher 20" bar) I have owned it for two years and cut tons of fire wood with it. I recently replaced the oil pump. Yesterday I'm cutting oak like butter. Chain saw is cutting fine.. For no apparent reason it starts struggling to cut. I figure I hit something with the chain. I go to sharpen and notice that the clutch it's red hot. I take it apart clean it up sharpen it up put it back together fire it up and start to cut. It starts to cut on angle and has no power?? runs fine revving it but will not cut?? What do you think?

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Hi

Before other checking change the spring of the clutch(2).

best regards savumihai71

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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