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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: same problem as olliee69
Bar oil is delivered to the chain threw a port, usually at the top side of the bar. I recommend removing the bar, apply air pressure to the tank that holds the bar oil. It may flush out debris in this port.
Posted on Jan 19, 2009
SOURCE: Ryobi Chainsaw - PCN 4545
Ryobi boasts a two year warranty. Have you contacted anyone about a warrantied repair?
An IPL (expanded parts list) for your saw with any oil system detail can be found here:
https://www.gardnerinc.com/recons/disclaimer-lg.php - Agree; Choose “Product Line”; “Select OEM” & “Select Catalog” both to “Homelite Consumer Products”. A drop down list appears; self explanatory from here.
The numbers Homelite & Ryobi use don't match the numbers everyone posts. A careful inspection of your saw should find something that matches.
Oil System Plugged.
Remove the clutch cover, bar and chain. Clean the oiler hole and channel. Start the saw and see if it oils when revved up. If yes reassemble your saw.
If no a blunted, hooked piece of wire can be used to pull the hose in the oil tank out. I recommend the filter be replaced. Work your way through the linkage cleaning and replacing any defective parts as you go. Carefully check the hoses for cracks especially at bends and connections. If equipped with an oil pump it is usually behind the clutch (clutch is probably left handed thread). Please make extensive notes & some digital pictures will help during reassembly. GL
Posted on Oct 08, 2009
Hi, it won't affect the carby which I'm afraid is the only good news. It will need a new piston and probably a cylinder. Depending on the price of these parts to suit your model it may not be worth repairing. Sorry Phil.
Posted on Jun 20, 2011
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