Powercraft pc40-38cc chain oil not getting to chain manual is lost is there a simple fix?
Take the bar and chain off. Clean the engine area where the bar fits to and start the engine--oil should ooze out of the small port where you cleaned. If ok, clean the small drive-end oil passages that lead from the larger holes out to the chain groove on each side of the bar. They commonly fill with sawdust and dirt which plugs them. Clean the entire chain groove and check/oil the end sprocket if it has one. Reinstall the bar and chain, then start the engine and run the tip near some cardboard for a few moments--it should throw off a thin line of oil. Hope this helps!
Oct 17, 2010 |