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My chain saw stalls when I put the chain brake on.

Also the chain will not move freely when the saw is stopped and the brake in on. i can hear the piston moving inside the engine. it appears the clutch is stuck.

it works fine with the brake off, however the chain is moving all the time.

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  • Jim London
    Jim London May 11, 2010

    Hi, The purpose of the brake is to stop the chain. Is the saw idling too fast? Have you been pulling the trigger with the brake on?



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You may have a broken clutch spring.

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