Question about Poulan Pro Chain Saw. 18 in. 42 cc Gas Chain Saw PP4218AVX
Starts up with choke out but then it dies. Then it floods it self
Posted by Anonymous on
Carburetor needs to be overhauled and replace all fuel lines and fuel filter.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
It is running in a lean condition. Continued operation like that can cause piston and cylinder failure.
I'd take it in for repair estimate ($10) at the local chainsaw seller/mechanic. Explain the problem you are having, Probably a leaking fuel line. I'd expect a repair and tune up about $40-60. Your saw will perform better and your arm will thank you. If tuned ask what fuel/oil ratio they used (should be 50:1) and affix a label to your fuel tank. HTH
Posted on Nov 09, 2009
its been standing all summer ,,,yes? you have a carb fault strip the carb and fit a new repair kit in it,
also clean out all the carb jets,,plus the tank filter
Posted on Dec 02, 2010
SOURCE: poulan pro 42cc starts when
Check the fuel filter, air cleaner, and muffler for plugging. Inspect the fuel lines for decay or other damage. If no help, remove the carburetor, disassemble and clean the interior with spray carburetor cleaner. Check the condition of the diaphragm in the lower chamber--it should be flexible with no holes or cracks. Also check the small needle valve that the diaphragm controls. Check the crankcase impulse passage behind the carburetor for gasket failure or other damage. This passage pulse-pumps additional fuel into the carburetor as it runs. Hope this helps!
Posted on Jan 15, 2011
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