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Does not idle

My son gave me a McCulloch MS1635 without a users manual. Can you help me with the idle adjustment? Thanks.

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A link to a MCC 1635 OM follows:
From page 11
In some cases due to operating conditions (altitude, temperature
etc.) your chain saw may need a slight adjustment
to the idle speed.
After warm up - See the User's Manual section 5-2, step 7
- If unit does not Idle after restarting 2 times, follow these
steps to adjust idle.
1. Idle adjustment access (G). (Figure 5-2H)
2. Using a Phillips or slotted screwdriver - turn screw 1/4
to 1/2 turn clockwise (to the right). Unit should then
idle properly. (Figure 5-2H)
NOTE: If chain turns while idling - turn screw back to the
left until chain stops and unit continues to idle.

Anything beyond this the OM recommends to a authorized dealer. Not bad advice, I suggest a local Stihl dealer.

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 Jul 30, 2010


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