Question about Garden

Open Question

Have a 18 inch 40cc craftsman chain saw that is hard starting and when starts, will quit ahortly afterwards. If you try increasing speed, quits. was told by a repairman the piston and ring had tiny grooves, not enough compression. He checked first to see if fuel line was ok. To me sounds like it just runs out of gas. What do you think? Noah nojuant@windstream.net

Posted by on

Ad

2 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
New users get 2 Free calls (no credit card required) and instant help on almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, appliances, handyman, and even pets).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
H2_Brad
  • 425 Answers

SOURCE: My Husky Chain 18 in saw wont start after replacing fuel line

I have seen the current gas eat away and melt fuel lines. I would bet there is some gunk in the carb which is why you are not seeing fuel on the plug. You will need to remove, disassemble, and clean the carb. If you haven't done it already make sure you replace the fuel filter too.

Posted on May 19, 2012

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why is the starter handle hard to pull?


Sounds like it could be seized. Have you been running it on the correct fuel and oil mix? Clutches are centrifugal, so only work when the saw is running, so it wouldn't effect the starting. You would have to have the chain brake on and for the clutch springs to have gone in order for that to effect the saw starting.

Mar 12, 2016 | Craftsman 18" 2.4 C.i. 40cc Chainsaw...

1 Answer

Saw starts runs good then when i start cutting it


Hi Jason:
Make and model might help but here's two ideas:
1) Remove muffler and clean it. They can get plugged up with carbon and the saw will run at low RPM but will quit because of excess back pressure when you try to rev it up.
2) Set the high and low speed carb settings. Start the saw then gradually increase engine speed until full throttle. Screw the hi-speed needle in slowly. If RPM immediately drops, back it out until Rpm increases, then starts to drop. Screw back in until peak rpm reached, then starts to drop. Back out to peak, then 1/3 turn more.
Set low speed so engine runs smoothly but chain does not turn.
Hope this helps.

Feb 01, 2016 | Garden

1 Answer

Oiler mechanism to bar of ryobi 40cc 10532 18 inch


I get asked this question a lot , im gonna have to make a video on this subject someday .
but here:
1st ck your oil viscosity/SAE it should be 30 and say bar/chain oil
next dump out entire oil tank and wash out with kerosene (you'd be surprised what I seen come out)
then remove bar and chain , locate oil outlet it's in body of saw near adjustment screw , use a small can of air to blow in this port softly , use a touch more of kero to clean this all out , refill tank with proper oil !!!! and run saw (no need to put bar/chain back on yet ) might take several minutes but oil should start to flow out hole !! stop saw and reinstall bar/chain then run again .. fixed !! if no oil comes out ever your oil pump is gonna need some fixing

for a low cost oil I use filtered used motor oil cut down with a dab of kerosene

Jul 07, 2014 | Ryobi Factory Reconditioned 18" 40cc...

1 Answer

CHAIN SAW QUITS RUNING AFTER WARM UP


remove the muffler and run it if it runs good without it open the muffler and clean of the screen inside

Jun 06, 2012 | Craftsman 18 Inch 2.6 Ci Chainsaw Tank...

1 Answer

Chain keeps slipping off when in use.


Make sure the chain has not been damaged from past slipping by removing it from the machine and laying the chain out in a large circle on a flat surface. No part of the chain should be standing free of the surface--replace the chain if it does. The chain should be adjusted so that the chain just comes up to the lower bar edge, but not so tight that the chain cannot be turned by hand. Make sure the teeth are quite sharp for maximum cutting effect and minimum heat. Check the chain lubrication by running the bar tip at speed for a moment or two near some cardboard--it should throw off a thin line of oil. Don't continue to run the saw if the chain starts to droop from the bar. If it is quite hot, allow it to cool which should re-tighten the chain. Hope this helps!

Jan 14, 2011 | Craftsman sears 18" Chain Saw Chain (...

1 Answer

Husqvarna 345e


I have a model 435 Husky that had the same hard-to-start problem--warranty service replaced the carburetor and it seems to work ok now. The chain that continues to turn can be fixed by turning the idle-speed screw (not the H or L jet screws) CCW a small amount until it can be accelerated then dropped back to idle to quit driving the chain. Hope this helps!

Apr 05, 2010 | Husqvarna 450 e-series 18" Chain Saw

2 Answers

No problem i want to know how big the motor is in cc's


40 CC's or 2.5 Cubic inches

Poulan, Wild Thing, 2375, 18" Gas Chain Saw, 2.5 CUIN, 40CC, 2 Cycle Engine, Vertical Cylinder Design, Dual Counterweight Crankshaft, Primer Bulb, Inertia Chain Brake, SuperClean Air Filtration System, Gear-Driven Automatic Chain Oiler, Full-Wrap Handle

Mar 10, 2010 | Poulan Wild Thing 2375 18" Gas Chain Saw...

1 Answer

Poulan Pro 18 inch saw. Once the unit is warm it


start saw when cold and work it hard. if it stalls or quits remove spark plug and hook the plug wire to the plug and ground to the cyl head have switch on and pull the start rop briskly a few times or use a test plug. if there is no spark disconnect ign switch from from the ign wires and pull rope a few more times.spark?= replace ign switch,no spark until engine is cool,replace coil.

Sep 23, 2009 | Poulan Pro Chain Saw 46cc 20"

1 Answer

4 y/o oulan chain saw hard to start and quit running, no spark.


TRY RUNNING AT HALF OR FULL WHEN IT DOES POSSLBY BAD GAS/MIX IF YOU CHANGED THAT ALREADY CARB PROBALY NEED TO BE CLEAN

May 02, 2009 | Poulan Pro 42CC 2 Cycle Chainsaw, 18"

Not finding what you are looking for?
Garden Logo

Related Topics:

34 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Garden Experts

Dennis Key
Dennis Key

Level 3 Expert

2478 Answers

roeb

Level 3 Expert

551 Answers

john h

Level 3 Expert

12650 Answers

Are you a Garden Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...