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Oil in container but not on chain

Oil in container but doesn't get onto blade.i pressed the little bulb lid but no oil pumps out????

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Tube is clogged that lets oil get to chain. Find the hole exit to the chain and clean with pick of some sort. I have a set of picks various sizes kind of like a allen wrench set that I use. A long needle or tooth pick will work. The hole is cloged with wood chips either from the outside or accidently dropping in the oiling resivior when adding oil.

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