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Husqvarna 445 gas powered chain saw blade cover stuck

The blade cover won't lift off after taking off the cover nut. it looks like the end of the tension band is stuck in and I can't seem to get leverage to "pull the end out of the plastic"...any ideas?

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  • idaholandho Apr 17, 2009

    Same problem tonight...I got the cover off with the tensioner finally but now when replacing the cover I cant get the band to go over the drum(gear). Is the whole gear supposed to come off with the cover?

  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2009

    WHEN I WAS CUTTING DOWN A TREE WITH MY CHAINSAW IT GOT STUCK AND IT JAMED THE GEAR HOW DO I FIX IT.

  • RokDoc May 11, 2010

    Found another way. Put the drum cover in a vise with the end closest to the three-spoke brake hub clamped and the hub facing upward. Turn the largest spoke clockwise and downward into the locked position using a needle nose or suitable pair of pliers. The lock mechanism is hard to turn but will give and snap into place with enough torque. Then replace the cover,

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The only way to get the cover back on that i have found is to take the clutch drum off,after the drum is off you reinstall the cover,pull the brake back to the of possition.take the cover back off,reinstall the drum,put cover back on.it's a real pain to do it this way but i've never figured out any other way.husqvarna doesn't know any other way either.hope this helps,let me know

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Make sure the chain break is disengaged (fully up). When the chain break is down there is a stainless steel band in the cover that grips the clutch and the two parts will not easily come apart.

Posted on Sep 19, 2010

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There is a flat head screw on the side of the cover losing that and it should come write off i had the same problem when i was at a job and when i got it home and looked at it closely i noticed the adjustment screw and loosened it and it came right off hope this helped ;)....

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