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Remove the bar and chain from the engine. Clean the entire area where the bar fits to the case. Start the engine--oil should ooze out of the side port only. If ok, clean the bar drive-end small oil-channels that bring oil to the chain groove on each side of the bar. Also, clean the entire chain groove. Refit the bar, chain, and cover leaving the fasteners finger tight. Turn the chain adjuster CW until the chain comes up to the bar, but not so tight that the chain can't be turned by hand. Tighten the cover fasteners and recheck the chain tension. Start the engine and run the bar tip at speed near some cardboard--it should throw off a thin line of oil after several moments. Hope this helps!

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