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If your electric or gas saw`s chain won`t turn around the bar, chances are that the chain brake is stuck. On some saws, resetting the chain brake is as simple as pushing in on the side cover of the saw`s body with one hand, and pushing the chain brake forward while grabbing the top handle with the other.
If your chainsaw still starts and then stops working, check the air filter. Clean or replace the air filter if it is dirty or damaged. Another reason that your chainsaw starts and then stops working could be that the spark arrestor is dirty or clogged. If this is the case, clean it with a wire brush.
When you want to turn the engine off, the ignition switch is set to off, or a kill switch is depressed. This creates a circuit from the ignition coil straight to engine ground. Now, the circuit is grounded, and the spark plug no longer fires. This will cause your chainsaw to shut off.
Be aware of the effects of gravity on the wood you are cutting. Gravity will cause a log to bend when it`s cut, resulting in compression and tension. Compression can lead to binding of the saw and tension can cause the wood to spring out when released.
If it is difficult to start the ride-on mower, the most common reasons include: Old fuel; make sure to use fresh fuel, especially after winter storage. Spark plugs might be dirty or damaged. How to examine and replace a spark plug on your ride-on mower.

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Proper oil for old electric on a electric cord
ANSWER : Use regular bar/chain oil available from home centers, hardware stores, and saw dealers. Good luck!

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Motor runs, but chain does not move – Remington Electric Chain Saw
ANSWER : Check to see if the chain is on the sprocket to do this you will probably have to remove the side cover on the saw if chain is on sprocket and still will not move then you may have a sheared key in the key way if this saw has one, if it does you should be able to see the key way on the end of the shaft coming out of the motor. there should be a nut that holds the sprocket in place if that nut is loose and the shaft is splined instead of having a key way the the sprocket could slip while the motor is turning.

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Need a chain for 14in electric poulan chain saw the normal 14 in chain does not list the electric saw as one it will fit
ANSWER : Hello Jennifer;
The number of drive links, pitch and gauge of the chain need to be determined to answer your question. If you take your saw or just the chain to a local chain saw outlet a new chain can be fabricated in a very few minutes. This will save shipping and handling fees as well. While there get the numbers mentioned above. Once you have these you can likely find a low kickback chain in a local home center the next time the chain needs replacement.
The FAQs here can likely answer all your questions.
http://www.oregonchain.com/pro/service/faq.htm

If you have more questions or need additional help please reply below and I will get back to you. HTH & Good Luck.
Lou
Thank You for using FixYa.

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Saw will not run – Remington Electric Chain Saw
ANSWER : Could be a bad power cord, bad switch or bad brushes/springs in the motor. An AC voltmeter is helpful for tracking down these types of problems. Good luck!

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Saw just stop working doesn’t come on check switch looks good. have move then one saw and 2 have just stop running after a while of cutting. Neither where over heated. I have 3 saws 16″ 14″ and pole is the switch the same in all three brfore I take the working one apart. Help.
ANSWER : Did you try them directly in the outlet or with a different extension cord? Have you checked the outlet for the correct power? Did you try a different outlet? Provide model numbers for the bad saws and I will provide an IPL with switch part numbers. Reply below.
Lou
Are you aware RemingtonPower is no longer in production?

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16″ Electric Chain Saw: what kind of oil is used for electric chain saw…
ANSWER : I assume you are asking about the oil for the chain. Any good quality “Bar and Chain Oil” will do fine. Do not use motor oil you use in your car engine as it will not properly lube the chain and will result in quicker dulling and early demise of the chain.

You can get the “Bar and Chain Oil” at most hardware stores or Farm Supply stores.

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14 inch electric chain saw throws chain off
ANSWER : If a new chain ::
make and model is important here, as are guide bar length
a particular chainsaw, may be available with 12,14,16,18,20,22,24,26 inch guide bar,
likewise different saws (even from different makers) use the same size of chain
a chain for this saw may be sold in a variety of lengths or
may be sold in the longest length only and require links removed to suit smaller bars.
back to the store, with the saw, for confirmation

If an old chain::
stretched way beyond safety, replace

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I was using the saw as a chain saw last weekend to cut up an old tree stump when the chain came off. I don’t know how to access it to put it back on and don’t have a user manual. The saw belonged to my late father and I don’t know if he even kept the manual.
ANSWER : You will have to remove the cover on the side the chain bar goes into. There should be one or two nuts holding the cover on the side. The is also a chain tension adjuster you may have to loosen to put it back on. Make note of the direction of the teeth on the chain. It is an directional chain. The tension adjuster is usually a flat head screw on the front side right beside the chain bar.Unless it is a really old saw, manuals are available from most manufacturers for free download. See if you can locate a brand name and model number.

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