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The chain will not turn

The coil does not seem to line up which is creating friction and keeping the chain from turning

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Hi Justin;
Remove the chain from the bar install it on the clutch drive sprocket first (fairly tight against the drum) then install it on the bar top , nose, bottom. I think it is to far inboard. The OM is not clear on this. If it still is giving your trouble post back below and I will try to find an illustration.

If you have more questions or need additional help please reply below and I will get back to you. HTH & Good Luck.
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Posted on May 01, 2010

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    dontbother10 May 01, 2010

    Brake band? Like this.

    A crescent wrench or pliers are often helpful. Lock the cover iv a vise or to a work surface. It requires to much force to try and hold the cover.



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