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No oil to chain from auto oiler, manual oiler OK. Oil port to bar clear. Oil pipe from oil tank OK (get bubbles in oil tank when air blown in through pipe). No strainer at tank end of pipe. Oil knob on max flow. How to remove assembly below knob to check if OK? (Hex nut under knob unscrews to end of thread then just turns and won't lift out). What actually provides motion to pump oil? Regards Len

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Sounds like you have a blocked oil pump. With the flow regulator fully open and no cage filter on the end of the oil intake hose its probably pulled through dirt and blocked the pump.

Posted on Jul 27, 2013

Testimonial: "I don't think this the problem, as I removed the oil filter to see if it passed oil, and it did. I left it off just to see if it made any difference, but no good."


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SOURCE: Excessive chain oil coming from oil tank onto the chain.

change the oil cap put a new one on the problem should go away.

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SOURCE: echo 302 not oiling chain

Your IPL can be found here (there are 6, 4 of them 302Ses):
More choices can be found by typing CS in the model: window then clicking “Search”.
The IPL is not to detailed (page 8 item 9). Please post back (below) with any difficulties you encounter. I am just nosy. LOL TIA and Good luck. HTH

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Hello sq. Add one tablespoon of kerosene to the oil reservoir. this will thin out the oil a wee bit and then it should flow properly.

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