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chain saw cover broken bolt


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03-25-10, 07:15 PM   #1  
chain saw cover broken bolt

Hello
I have a Poulan(green)20" gas chain saw..The last time I used it, 1 of the bolts broke off with the nut attached ..It has 2 bolts that hold the cover on and the chain bar tight(cover also has brake)..My question is...how do I fix this....Doesnt seem like theres a way to remove the broken bolt....If it mattereds..the bolt that broke off is closest to the bar not the handle..Any help or suggestions are appreciated

 
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03-25-10, 08:05 PM   #2  
Depends on what saw you have. A model number would help. I suspect your bar studs probably go through the oil tank and out to the outside. If so, you should be able to use a punch and knock the bolt through into the tank, tie a wire to the new one and feed it into the tank and pull it through.


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03-26-10, 04:55 AM   #3  
what's the Poulan model no., so we know what we're working with ?
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