There should be an adjusting screw usually at the front of the saw, on most saws. usually located on the lower front. the screw puts tension, or less tension controlling the flow of oil. also if that did not help then you might have a broken oil line or it might be diconnected all together.
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wow this seems to be a more frequent complaint with folks bringing me there saws to look at lately , what I almost always find wrong is debris in the oil tank hence it's in the oil pump too , this requires a total take apart and clean it out service , also folks seem to not know what oil goes in there and add just any kind they have (even 2cyc oil) me I like to say u use Bar chain oil , this most times is 30w or less if it gets any heavier or lighter the oil pump M/T's the oil tank out first before the fuel tank goes M/T , oiler is not adjusted correct if your not needing to add oil with every gas tank fill
I would drain the oil and gas or whatever is in it. I would also drain the 2 cycle mix from the gas tank and start with a fresh gas and oil mix and fresh bar oil. The mix for the Poulan Wildthing is a 40:1 mix.
You are definitely going to smell gas when using any chain saw.
on your stihl ms170 your bar and chain oil goes on the left side nearest to the bar and gas-oil mixture in the right side nearest to the throttle handle. if you put the wrong things in the wrong tank just flush them out with the right stuff.
The fuel tank takes a 25-1 fuel oil mix, the oil tank takes a non fling chain oil to lubricate the chain, if you you a light oil it will spray off the end of the bar and not lubricate the under side of the bar where most cutting is done, if you cannot get non fling oil use as thick an oil as you can get hold of.
There really is no exact type of oil that goes into the chain and bar oiler. Each manufacturer usually makes their own, but any chain and bar oil will work. It is a thicker type of oil unlike a motor oil. Just ensure that the bottle says "bar and chain" oil
Check the cap on the fuel tank normally for chainsaw 40:1 or 50:1 this additional oil is the only lubricant these engines get as they are 2-stroke & do not have a sump of oil for the engine.the other oil is only to lubricate the chain & bar & uses a tacky oil . only mix small amounts of gas for use as it goes stale.
If it is an electric chainsaw (not gas powered) then the only oil you need is chainsaw bar oil, which lubricates the chain and bar during use (self feeding system). This goes into the chamber at the top of the saw. You can buy chain/bar oil for chainsaws at any good hardware store or outdoor power equipment store. You can use any brand of chain bar oil, most are pretty good.
If it is a gas/petrol operated model, I will need to know the model number to advise on that.