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Chain saw ran for a few minutes became hot with little smoke and now will not start again.

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It could get hot and not start if the saw was quite dirty because it relies on air for cooling and if the fins can't get enough air around them it would heat up and not start. Another thing is if some one did not use the correct gas oil mixture it would get hot and score the cylinder lowering the compression causing it to not start.

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