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Also make sure your chain brake to reset.
Posted on Apr 10, 2015
Remove bar and chain then see if it will run slide chain along bar to see if it goes freely all the way around . if so reinstall it on saw and proceed
Posted on Apr 10, 2015
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Both the smoke and it's lack of cutting ability are symptoms of the same problem. The Chain is dulled. Instead of cutting, it's just rubbing on the wood and heating up. It's also not a big deal to fix..
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You will see they alternate directions. You may find it easier to do all the teeth in one direction (skipping every other tooth) then do the other direction. Up to you.
When you are done, check the level of your chain oil. Since it did get hot, you might manually oil the chain before trying out your handi-work.
Go cut some wood.
Posted on Dec 21, 2008
the nut like end of the tention bolt should fit into a hole in the bar. Then as you unscrew the bolt later one it ill push the bar farther away from the bolt heal thus tightening the chain
Posted on Jun 03, 2009
RYOBI----- with the motor running at high revs the chain stops indicates that the sprocket behind the centrifugal clutch is worn out or the centrifugal clutch itself ,or the clutch shoes are worn out the way to tell is to remove the bar and chain and have alook where the chain was conected to the saw, i think you will see the sprocket is buggered and as that is attatched to the clutch drum that will have to be replaced along with clutch springs and shoes, i think you have been running the chain a bit too loose or not running it at realy high revs ,which is what they are designed to do ,cme back to me if you feel the need
Posted on Sep 21, 2009
The standard chain file should fit it. It is about 3/16 dia. I found the dremel to work 10 times better, they have a little stone bit just for chains. Eventually, you have to take it in for sharpening, it will set all the teeth the same.
Posted on Feb 25, 2010
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