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Not getting oil to chain....oiler working could bar be bad?

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You can find an IPL (exploded parts list) with your oil system detail here:
HusqvarnaUSA.com
http://www.husqvarna.com/us/homeowner/support/download-manuals/


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
Lou

Probably oil pump.

Posted on Oct 05, 2009

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Remove the bar and verify the oil-hole in the bar is clear using air gun and/or spray-lube.

Verify that the bar's oil hole mates to the saw's oil port. (Is the original bar installed?)

If these things checkout OK and you still have problems, have a reputable shop delve deeper into it. ASK the shop if they will check it and call you BEFORE doing a repair.
My shop will give a diagnosis and estimate for $10.00 on hand-held products.
Hope this helps.

Posted on Oct 05, 2009

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