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Model # 358.350990 18 in. 2010 chain saw with about 4 hrs on it...hard to start... runs about seven or 8 seconds and dies off...already changed fuel and filter...

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picatudo
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SOURCE: Chainsaw is extremely hard to start and won't stay running.

adjust the two little screws on the carburator

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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SOURCE: Poulan chain saw after carb rebuild.

Is thereadjustment somewhere on the saw
I think there is 2 .

Posted on Feb 03, 2009

steve_lima
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SOURCE: Husqvarna chain saw starts and runs for 20 minutes then stops.

two things could be happening.......first is vapor lock......make sure you breather tube is clear and working........next is ....it could have a bad ignition coil on it.....after the coil gets hot the spark can become irratic or just not work any more.....

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Homelite model 20 chain saw. It will

on your machine may be on the side of it that led into the carb should have H for high L low L is for the idle H is for all out ball to the wall you will need a small long screw flat head . put in the H ,turn out for more gas in for less good luck

Posted on May 12, 2009

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SOURCE: change all fuel lines in a McCollough Chain Saw,

It should be as illustrated on the link.
Typical Fuel System (Primer Bulb and fuel lines may not apply)
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3706813-2_cycle_fuel_system_repair
The line with the filter needs to be long enough to reach all parts of the tank as the saw is moved. The return line is not a critical length probably mid tank. Do you have the filtered hose feeding the primer and not the carburetor? That will cause what you describe. HTH
Lou

Posted on Dec 28, 2009

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