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I have already paid for the help. Send the solutions to my e-mail. The problem is on an Echo Chain Saw. The chain keeps running when it is in idle mode. It even starts moving when I crank the saw to start it and the engine doesn't fire. The help I have gotten so far from your experts said to adjust the idle screw and check the dogs on the clutch to see if they are dirty or hanging up. Both of those things are fine. I keep getting e-mails from Fixya asking for more money for a higher level of expert help. Probable 5 or six of those messages in a week. How about sending me 5 or six solutions instead. My fingers are getting tired of typing in the make and model etc. but here it is again. Echo saw with a 14 inch chain. CS 3000 IE SN. 023613.

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It sounds to me like maybe the springs in the clutch are bad or there is some debris in there. I would check that out. Remove the bar and chain. At that point the clutch will be exposed. The outer round surface should turn freely around on the inside part. If this is not the case replace the clutch.

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