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How to set carb. needle for 2500 poulan - Poulan 18" Wild Thing Chainsaw

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SOURCE: carb. settings for poulan 3400

set both of them at 1 1/2 turns out and then fine tune it from there if necessary. This setting is usually right on. Hope this helps you, Jeepfxr

Posted on Jan 28, 2010

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SOURCE: high & low carb needle settings

I would start with both the "H" and "L" needle valves at 1.5 turns CCW from lightly seated then adjust for performance as follows:
Carburetor Adjustment by Madsens.com
http://www.madsens1.com/saw%20carb%20tune.htm

  • CW is leaner; to lean will destroy the saw. If over tightened closed (CW) the adjustment screw faces are easily marred; marred adjustments are difficult to impossible to set properly.
  • Clean the air filter; adjusting with a dirty filter can cause a run lean condition once cleaned and the saw run.
  • Clean the spark arrestor and muffler; if the saw cannot exhale it cannot inhale.
  • There are 2 wav (sound - idle & full - may not be highlighted) files that I find most helpful, I think you will too.
If you have more questions or need additional help please reply below and I will get back to you. Thank you for using FixYa and Good Luck. HTH
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