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Chainsaw leak bar oil

No oil on chain

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SOURCE: Chainsaw chain won't move on 16" Homelite bar

Sounds like th clutch brake is engaged. Try Pushing firmly foward on the hand guard in front of the handle. It should click to release the clutch brake.
Let me know if this helps.

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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SOURCE: chainsaw wont oil the chain and bar it is a poulan 2000 woodsman

It's probably the oiler check valve located on the crankcase just in front of the clutch. You will probably need to remove the clutch and sprocket to get at it.

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

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SOURCE: stihl 180 chainsaw,lack of oil to chain and bar

hi there i had this problem check bar studs make sure there tight bar must be flush on chainsaw body not on stud flange if bar is on stud flange there is a gap so oil leaks out near sprocket and not in bar oil channel

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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SOURCE: chainsaw leaks chain oil when not in use

The oiler on most chainsaws is designed to be gravity fed. For that reason, if there is oil in the oiler it will drip out. There is no fix to this except for awareness. When possible stop work when you need to refill the oiler. when not possible, expect it to leak and plan for it. for example, store the saw in a tray with some oil-dri absorbant clay in the bottom.

Posted on May 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Chainsaw bar is dry. Chainsaw is full of oil.

I have Poulan 2375 Wild Thing and auto oiler stoped working. After disassembling I found the oil pump plastic driven gear was damaged by the metal drive gear. The gear was damaged because iol pump was locked up do to dirt in pump. The replacment pickup line has a filter the pump and line kit sell for around $12.00 at Home Depot on line a simple repair for any one with some mechanical abillity.

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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What can be done to stop leaking oil?


Gary, not sure what oil you are talking about for sure, if it is chain/bar oil it is suppose to leak/lube chain while it is running.
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My poulan pro chainsaw dies when I give it gas and I think the bar and chain oil is leaking out during storage.


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Leaks bar oil


The chainsaw squirts oil into the oil hole in the bar. The chain picks up the oil and carries it all the way around the bar lubing it and the chain. When you quit running the saw there is still a lot of oil on the chain and all away around the chain guide in the bar. Once you quit running it and it sets a while all the oil will follow gravity and run to the bottom of the bar and drip out into the case. It's just another one of life's little nuisances. Have a nice day! Obwhon

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I have a Poulan 20" chain saw that keeps leaking out the bar oil every time I put it in the container and store it. What causes this and can it be fixed by myself?


Most chainsaws have an adjustment for bar oiling and its quite normal for a chainsaw that is stored for long periods of time (weeks or even days) to leak out the bar oil. This is normal for chainsaws stored for several weeks or more.

Some of it may be reduced by adjusting the rate of flow for the bar oiler, read your manual carefully before attempting to adjust it. Adjust to too slow a flow rate will have adverse effects on performance and can lead to premature chain or bar failure.

Recommend that if you are going to store your chainsaw for more than a couple of weeks, drain the bar oil back out if it into a container (strain it through a paper towel before returning to your bar oil can). Also, you really should drain almost all the fuel and then run it until it shuts off if you are storing it for a month or more.

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Hello there. Regarding the bar oil, many loggers plan their work so that they are out of bar oil at the same time that they quit for the day because bar oil has a tendency to leak. Another method that has some success is to mix your bar oil with a heavier oil but the trade off might be less lube getting to the chain when you need it.

Regarding the chain moving in idle, this is another common problem. You can usually slow the idle down until the chain stops, as you indicated, but I too have had chain saws where I finally just decided to live with it and be extra attentive to what was going on.

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Stihl 180 chainsaw,lack of oil to chain and bar


hi there i had this problem check bar studs make sure there tight bar must be flush on chainsaw body not on stud flange if bar is on stud flange there is a gap so oil leaks out near sprocket and not in bar oil channel

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Husqvarna 359 leaking chain oil


Remove the sprocket cover, bar, and chain. Find area where oil is discharged from case--is any part of the rubber seal damaged? Next, use compressed air to clean sawdust and dirt from oiler ports in rear of bar as well as the chain slot. Are you using motor oil instead of bar oil? Make sure there is nothing to prevent bar from making close contact with oiler port in case. Reassemble all parts and adjust chain tension.

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