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I have a Poulin Pro 46cc he problem I'm having is with the brake. How can I adjust it to stop the chain.

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The likely problem is that the 'toggle' mechanism for the brake is plugged with dirt/sawdust and won't allow full travel of the brake. Try compressed air to clean it out. The brake band could also have excessive oil on it--wipe it clean along with the clutch outer drum surface. Hope this helps!

Posted on Sep 06, 2010

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