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I have a sx-135 bandit. it was working fine then it stopped? i try to pull on rope to start but it froze. i used two cycle generic oil mixed with regular-un. gas does it need oil? or is the engine broken. just remember that i pull and pull and the little teeth inside the casing lock up.

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Think about joining the Army and tell your dad. This will take your dad mind off the saw while he is trying to change your mind to stay in school.

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Is the gas fresh? Is the mix actually correct? It very hard to see a spark from a two cycle engine. You also need to pull the starting rope very fast for it to operate.

My guess the plug is fouled out it needs to be clean again or replace.

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To start the generic chainsaw, follow these steps:
1. Pull the choke all the way out
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4. Now, pull the starter rope until the saw sounds like it tried to start.
5. Press the choke in to the 1/2 way position.
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