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Is there a way to unstick the piston?

This chainsaw is practically new. It ran fine a few weeks ago. Now recoil assembly is fine. Flywheel won't turn. With spark plug removed, it seems the piston is stuck. Is there a way to unstick the piston?

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Use cutting oil (ATF Fluid works well) and let it soak overnight, if that doesn't free it you need to remove and rebuild the engine. You can (after waiting for the oil to work) try a wooden dowel that will fit in the spark plug hole and then hit the dowel to try and free the sticking piston, use finis, tap with only moderate force repeated times.

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