Poulan chainsaw repair

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Old 12-03-08, 07:40 PM
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Angry Poulan chainsaw repair

My poulan chainsaw runs but the chain doesn't move.
 
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Old 12-03-08, 08:02 PM
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Depending on the saw, the chain brake could be on or the bar could be dry of oil. Either can stop the chain.

Another possibility would be the centrifugal clutch is burned out. That would be the least likely.
 
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Old 12-04-08, 03:23 AM
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pinched bar, brake, broken clutch shoes, broken rim type sprocket. remove the side cover and inspect. see if the chain will move on the unmounted bar.
 
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