Sears/Craftsman gas chainsaw 18 inch

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Old 08-19-06, 08:56 PM
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Sears/Craftsman gas chainsaw 18 inch

Model # 358.356240
Put regular gas in by mistake, took apart to clean out line and moved idle screw by mistake.
I can't get it adjusted right. Can any one help?
 
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Old 08-20-06, 12:12 AM
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Idle air mixture screw, or idle speed screw? If it's the mixture screw, turn it in until lightly seated, then back it out about 1 1/2 turns and fine tune from there. Did you run it with the straight gas?
 
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Old 08-20-06, 07:11 AM
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Smile craftsman chainsaw

Thanks cheese
I think this is what I needed.
I ran the saw on reg. gas for about 10 seconds.
Cleaned it out and got it started, but it only ran for about 1/2 minute. It idled real fast.
I'll set the screw like you suggested and see if it does the trick.
 
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Old 08-20-06, 09:52 AM
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Ten seconds on straight, unmixed fuel is all it takes to score the piston and cylinder on a two-stroke. Pull the muffler and have a look. I believe you'll have a badly damaged engine.
 
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