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Chainsaw makita dcs 340 was running fine until i adjusted spring on pullcord tensioner to stop cord slipping and failing to retract.it has a spark and fuel to carb. any advice welcome?

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The pull cord shouldn't have anything to do with your problem.

Check the fuel lines for cracks/breaks. If they are o.k., then:

Youwill need to disassemble the carburetor and spraywith carb.cleaner. Make sure the small screen is free of debris.(Should be able to see daylight through it.) Use a Den Tek Brush, (http://www.drugstore.com/products/prod.asp?pid=165357&catid=1152),to clean the small portals in carb. These portals canbecome blocked. Reassemble and start.

If the carb. parts are more than 4 years old, you may have to replace them.

If you need further assistance, just let me know.

Jim

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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