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My stihl ms-180-c chain saw will not keep chain tight. you tighten chain rev. engine chain will just about come okk -tighten chain rev. engine same thing.

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You have to use the tension screw to move the cutter bar to tighten the chain then you do up the bar mounting nut to keep it tight

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