Ryobi Chainsaw

Reply

  #1  
Old 04-15-07, 09:11 AM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 1
Ryobi Chainsaw

I have a Ryobi chainsaw that I used just yesterday to cut down 90% of a tree in front of my house. I have put in more fuel, I have checked the air filter and it is free of debris and white, almost appearing new, have turned the idle screw clockwise and my chainsaw will start, but will only run for 3 - 5 seconds and then cut off. It is not flooded. Does anyone have any suggestions? The chainsaw is only 1 year old. I have read about spark plug gap and carburetor adjustment, any ideas.
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 04-15-07, 08:08 PM
cheese's Avatar
Forum Topic Moderator
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: USA
Posts: 16,821
There are several things that could be wrong, but most likely it's a fuel related problem...something in the carburetor. Inspect the fuel lines from the carb to the tank and the primer if equipped. Make sure there are no cracks in the lines or the primer. If not, you'll probably have to remove the carb and disassemble/clean it out.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes