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I bought an older montgomery ward chain saw at a yard sale, model TMY 24064A, runs good with the gas that's in it, i cannot find any info on who made this saw or the gas/oil mixture, can anybody help? it is orange in color with a 14'' bar

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Here's some basics.. a typical gas oil mix is 40:1 to 50:1... in that range you'll be fine. Also clean the air filter, check the fuel filter and clean and/or replace the spark plug. If the gas has been in it for a while... clean it out...It may run fine for a bit,but it will most likely be harder to start, and eventually gum up the carb and lines and foul the spark plug.
so if you got those things cleaned and serviced.. you should be pretty good to go..

Starting helps:
1. close the choke and prime with the prime bulb if it's got one, then pull it thru a couple of times until you hear it try to unsuccessfully start.
2. Set the choke 1/2 way and pull it again, it should start and once it builds up a bit of pressure in the gas tank, you can set the choke to off and you're up and runnin'.

I couldn't find any model info for you, but a local saw/lawnmower shop should be able to dial in parts for you.

Posted on Apr 22, 2010

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