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Saw starts but blade wont turn

I have an 18" Mcculloch that starts but the chain wont move. It appears that the gear that drives the chain is not turning. Any suggestions?

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The chain must be free to move by hand--adjust as necessary. It could be that it is not being oiled properly. The chain sprocket (gear) is part of the clutch assembly and probably needs to be replaced if the chain is moving freely. The internal component of the clutch must be firmly attached to the engine crankshaft.

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