Question about McCulloch 3200 Bar & Clutch Cover
Topping oil up
This a 2 cycle engine where fuel oil is mixed with the gasoline. The mix is 40:1. If you attempt to run straight gas in this engine you will destroy it as would using regular oil.
The oil tank on this saw is for the lubing the chain and needs topping off every so often as you use the saw so that the chain stays oiled.
With the original McCulloch manufacture being out business parts are very hard to come if you can even find them.
Posted on Dec 04, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Posted on Nov 07, 2009
Operator Manuals for McCulloch are difficult to find and will not help with this problem unless you want a repair facility. You can try here:
Operators Manuals: are much more difficult. I have dialed this number many times (Contact Us - All McCulloch Products 1 (800) 521-8559) and have yet to get a satisfactory response. Please try this! If enough of us try they will fix it!
You provided no model number; this one was given in a 3200 fuel problem I answered earlier. An IPL for the model you provided follows (this is actually a 3214, I have never found a 3200):
It is the only 600032-32 here:
McCulloch IPLs (all)
The IPL (exploded parts list) for your saw is the only detail for the oil system is sketchy at best. Oiler components and part numbers are listed but may be on different illustrations. They are also beneficial with disassembly/reassembly:
There is a less detailed print here:
On this block of saws the oil pump is under the flywheel and there are many hoses. Please use the IPL to identify and locate oiler parts. I hope you find a burst hose. There are oil pump repair kits listed. Unless the pump has an obvious crack or hole I would not attempt to change it until I had exhausted all other possibilities.
This works for older MCs but MTD (this one) saws often deviate from the explanation. It will give you a little guidance if you try to locate a different IPL.
I know it is not plugged but this may also be helpful.
Oil System Plugged:
These are very difficult to work on, most saw shops will not attempt a repair. I hope the chainsaw Gods smile on your undertaking. Good Luck. If you have more questions or need additional help please reply below and I will get back to you. Thank you for using FixYa HTH
Posted on Mar 27, 2010
Good on you for what attempted already. I looked at the print and it appears there is a worm gear (item 50) and a driven pump (item 61) behind the clutch. I suspect one of the 2 has failed. I know you have done most of this already But does it ooze with the bar off?
Oil System Plugged:
A link to the only IPL for a McCulloch EB428 follows:
If you have more questions or need additional help please reply below and I will get back to you. HTH & Good Luck.
Thank You for using FixYa.
Posted on Apr 30, 2010
Posted on Feb 08, 2011
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