chainsaw not starting


Old 10-03-11, 06:35 AM
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Unhappy chainsaw not starting

I have a poulan 2900, type 1 ran great one day not the next, smells of after trying to start , spark plug is also wet with gas ?
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Old 10-03-11, 07:05 AM
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Check to see if you have spark at the spark plug. If not I would confirm that the on/off switch is in the on position and that it is working and not shorting the coil. Try installing a new spark plug (don't forget to set the gap).

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