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Stihl pole saw ht131 will not retract fully.too stiff to close the last 20"

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SOURCE: looking for a manual for a stihl pole power saw

Your local Stihl dealer can order the manual for you. It might be free or there could be a small charge for shipping. Either way, it's worth having the manual and Stihl WANTS you to have the manual. Be sure to have your model number and serial number with you when you go to the dealer.

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SOURCE: I have a Stihl ht101 pole saw that is not oiling

Remove the bar and chain and run the saw. Does oil come out of the side port? If not, check the pump, lines, and in-tank filter. If ok, clean all the holes in the drive end of the bar including the small holes that pass oil to the chain slot. Compressed air helps here. Clean the chain slot. Oil the chain manually after assembly.

Posted on Sep 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Poulan PP446T Pole Saw. Will run only if choke is

It is running lean. There is an air leak somewhere allowing to much air into the cylinder or crankcase. Continuing to operate lean may cause failure. If fuel delivery lines have no pin holes or cracks probably time for some professional help (pressure tests). Remove clean and reinstall the muffler (carbon fouling can also cause this). If the saw cannot exhale, it cannot inhale. HTH
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Posted on Jan 23, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a Stihl .029

I have owned and use Stihl saws for the past 18 years and I have seen both these problems many times. as for the chain 'getting tight' -- when you go to adjust the chain, make sure you are lifting up on the tip of the bar as you set the tightness -- you should be able to only pull the chain away from the bar about 1/8th of a inch. now, while tightening the bar bolts make sure you still are pulling up on the tip of the bar,, and make sure the bar bolts are nice and tight -- not to tight though, the bolts that Stihl uses are a very weak point on their saws and I have broke more than just one. but make sure after one is tight that you tighten the other one and then give the first nut one more 'little' nudge tighter. new chains do have a break in period and they have been known to tighten up and loosen as they are running,, just keep your eye on it for awhile and thighten or loosen as needed.
now I am kinda confused on your next problem -- you say ' winter mix bar oil ' -- using this oil should not have anything to do with it stalling out, ( enless you are mixing bar oil with your gas ?? ),, make sure you are using Stihl 2-stroke oil to mix with your gas at a ratio of 50:1,, ( you can buy small bottles that mix with 1 gallon or a bottle that will mix with 5 gallons -- use 'em ). one thing that I have had troubles with when my saw wants to stall out is the fuel filter inside the fuel tank in the wrong position and is sucking air. also I have had fuel lines that crack and/or split and they **** air.
now the winter bar oil -- please,, I have been running Stihl saws in temperatures ranging from minus -5 to 100 degrees above and I have always used the SAME bar oil year round and had NO problems. on the side of the saw there is a bar oil delivery speed screw and you can adjust it to flow more or less -- your manual should show you the exact location of this screw,, make sure you clean out any debris that might be blocking the weep hole for the oil delivery. you need to make this adjustment with the bar and chain off the saw and you will see the flow of the oil and you can adjust to a good flow.
I am a firm believer in buying and using Sthil chainsaws,, I will never buy anything else,, they are great and out last any other saw I have used or seen,, and your Farm Boss is a great saw and should give you many years of trouble free use.
one suggestion that I would make real quick is to ' change your saw mechanic ' -- find one that has been ' WORKING ' on chainsaws ( not just selling them ) for along time,, someone that has your interest at heart and is there to help you,, not just to take your money.
(((( I am still laughing at the ' Stihl Winter Mix bar oil :-) )))).
good luck with your saw,, and if you have anymore questions about this please feel free to write me back here and I will do my best to walk you through what it is that you need to know and do. again - I have been using and working on chainsaws for most of my life.
have a great night,

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