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NEED TO LUBRICATE PORTER CABLE 548 SAW

HOW DO I LUBRICATE THIS SAW? WHAT LUBRICANT? OIL OR GREASE?

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dontbother10

dontbother10

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SOURCE: husvarna chainsaw hole in oil lubrication tank

J-B Weld is probably your best option. Cleaning it so it adheres properly is the hard part. Did you ask your local Husky dealer? They may have some options the average owner does not. Phone calls are inexpensive.

Probably cast aluminum, maybe magnesium. HTH and Good Luck.
Lou

Posted on Feb 16, 2010

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dontbother10

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SOURCE: My chain saw is not lubricated properly. I have

I concede you have already performed all but the last sentence of part 1.
Oil System Plugged:

  1. Remove the clutch cover, bar, and chain, clean the bar groove, any holes and passages on the rear of the bar (both sides, consider rotating the bar), if equipped with a sprocket nose ensure it rotates easily at least one complete revolution. Clean the saw oiler hole and channel. Insert a blunted, hooked piece of wire through the oil filler hole and pull the hose in the oil tank out. Pay attention to the screen or filter on the free end (clean or replace, difficult to determine serviceability). Start the saw and see if it oils when revved up (oozes down side of saw). If yes reassemble your saw. If no, continue with 2.
  2. Work your way through the linkage (use IPL to identify components and locations) cleaning and replacing any defective parts as you go. Carefully check the hoses for cracks especially at bends and connections. If equipped with an oil pump it is usually behind the clutch (clutch is a left handed thread). Please make extensive notes & some digital pictures will help during reassembly.
I further concede when you do there is no oil ooze. If it does not oil on completion of 1 it is most likely a bad oiler or worm gear (see IPL). An example of a Poulan "PP4218AVHD Gas Saw Type 2" follows (may not be your saw):
http://www.ordertree.com/modelinfo/PWE/PP4218AVHD-Gas-Saw-Type-2/75.PP4218AVHD-Gas-Saw-Type-2.1.59.1.html
See the "Handle, Chassis and Bar Assembly" print, item 61 is the pump and item 62 the gear. Both parts are located behind the inboard clutch. Start clutch removal like this:
R² Drive Link Inboard Clutch by Drivelink.blogspot.com
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUbSIHMSSP8
The C-clips tend to fly when being removed. Please wear eye protection and exercise care.

The remaining pieces are using this as a guide:
R² Drive Link Outboard Clutch by Drivelink.blogspot.com
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdqkIuVNUQc
  1. Check the IPL for your saw to see if any special tools are needed. Poulan (Craftsman, Jonsered, Husky) clutch removal tool part number 530031112 if needed, is under $5 from many sources (look at the visible area between the weights if 2 small round sockets are visible you need the tool).
  2. There are metal piston stops available, when square (almost never) with the piston top these work well, if not square they have been known to punch through the piston. I suggest a length of nylon rope (nothing left behind) be used instead of the piston stop (retain 6" ± so you can remove it). Make sure the piston is near the top of the cylinder before feeding the cord or it can fall through the exhaust port and damage the piston as it rises.
  3. Everyone I have ever removed had a left handed thread (tighten it to loosen it).
If the example is not your you can find yours here:
The IPL (exploded parts list) for your saw is the only detail for oil
line routing and it is sketchy at best; components are listed but may be on different illustrations.
Poulan.com
http://www.ordertree.com/modelinfo/POULAN-WEED-EATER/75.59.html
The dash number of your serial number is the type.

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
Lou

Posted on Mar 04, 2010

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Anonymous

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SOURCE: Gas/oil ratio mixture; chain oil lubricant

Call their customer service at 1-800-242-4672 there are options to choose for gas/oil ratio mixtures info.

Posted on May 26, 2010

Anonymous

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SOURCE: What lubricant oil is used on the blade of a Wen

I have a Wen 2000 10" electric chainsaw and just ordered a new chain, , but does it need oil poured inside? I have no manual. what kind and how much? can it be over filled, there is a black screw off knob that appears to be for oil?????thanks Kim

Posted on Jun 21, 2010

Joe Hogan

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SOURCE: what kind of oil or lubricant is required on a

Hi. Use any brand name bar and chain oil for your pole saw. Usually this oil is only sold by the gallon....so you may have quite a supply on hand. J.

Posted on Aug 01, 2010

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