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You adequately described the problem. The vent hole in the fuel tank (Poulan 2800 chain saw) no longer has a one-way valve. Thus, fuel leaks when trying to use the saw. Your solution was to replace with a new valve. Problem: None is listed in the Operator's Manual. (1) Where do I get a part number, and (2) who do I order it from? Is there temproary fix I can install to use the saw until I get the new valve? Thanks, Ted

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    Logan Islas Oct 05, 2015

    My solution is to take 1/8 inch fuel like. This will fit perfectly in the hole if the rubber stopper is there. Next find a wood screw that is just oversized to the inside diameter of the fuel line. Attempt to screw this in the line, if it doesn't go easy find a smaller screw. Do not screw all the way in so that air can still pass through the screw threads. If done correctly fuel is guaranteed to not pass.



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This is the part number for the fuel cap... if it says obsolete, you can find it, just Google this part number, there are tons of vendors. This will get ya going.

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Cut a small piece of rubber the size of the inside of the cap. buy some fuel proof glue and glue one side down inside the cap (clean the cap very well first and make sure it is dry). this is not a perfect solution, but will allow the tank to breath withouth spilling much gas.

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