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My Remington electric chainsaw won't work at all. Plugged it in to two different three prong GFI outlets and got nothing. Last fall, I mounted the handle to the lower platform using bolts. Had to drill holes in the lower platform of saw handle because there was no other way to mount it on the pole. Are there any wires in the bottom platform that I may have drilled through?

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While Bar Chain oil will probably work, the owners manual (sitting in front of me) on page 9 says to "use SAE #30 motor oil". This is the owners manual for Models: M12510US, M15012US, M15014US, M15014AS, M30016US, M30016AS, M30016AW, M35016UW, M35016AW. Remington Electric Chain Saw

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Check in the handle, the wire connection to the electrical switch could have came loose or disconnected. The switch may need to be replaced. Maybe part of the cord went bad, but I would think that would be less likely, but possible if you had a electrical surge.

If the wire connection is okay, then I suggest you try to purchase a new switch part # 077525S, that may do the trick. You can by one by calling Master Distributors at 800-446-1446 or you can find them online at www.masterparts.net. I hope this helps!

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check the bottom of the chain guard, look for a loose bolt just inside the housing.


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SOURCE: Remington electric Pole Chain saw - what type of oil do I use?

You need “Bar and Chain Oil”, available at hardware stores and home centers. It is SAE 30 with additives to make it adhere to your bar and chain.
An excerpt from a Remington manual follows (edited).
FILLING OIL TANK

1. Remove oil cap.
2. Fill oil tank with SAE 30 motor oil if the temperature is between 30 & 75°F.
• Colder use SAE 10 oil.
• Warmer use SAE 40 oil.
3. Replace oil cap at once. Tighten oil cap firmly for a good seal. This will avoid oil seepage from tank.
4. Wipe off excess oil.
• It is normal for oil to seep when saw is not in use.
• Empty oil tank after each use to prevent seepage.

Some manuals go from page 6 to page 14. This one is very good.
http://shoppingcart.msservicecompany.com/msservice_net/product_files/113005-01D/113005-01D_OM.pdf

If you have more questions or need additional help please reply below and I will get back to you. Good Luck. HTH
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