Wild Thing 2375 18″ Gas Chain Saw 2.5 Cuin

It started about 2 years ago. All the bar oil leaks out when sitting in the case. How do I repair this problem?
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These saws are of the self oiling type there is no tip or bottle it consists of a tank and a channel the oil flows thru and on to the bar by gravity. There is a type of bar oil system on some saws that come with a button you push which In turn pumps oil onto the bar. But the poulan is not one of them. I have a 15 year old farm hand 20″ bar and a two year old poulan wild thing 18″ and both leave there oil in the case when sitting I beleive the fix would be drain it after use and clean up.

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What causes a chainsaw to leak oil? As the oil is pumped from the tank through to the guide bar, air begins to replace the space where the oil was previously stored. If there isn`t proper ventilation of the oil tank, a vacuum can occur and reduce the flow of oil to the guide bar.
Naturally, the chain of your chainsaw will need to be oiled well to function perfectly. To make sure that it functions well, grab some WD-40 Multi-Use-Product. WD-40 works great for both – rust prevention and lubrication.
The fuel tank on your chainsaw is a plastic reservoir that stores fuel. The plastic can occasionally become cracked, and when this happens, fuel can leak out. There are several places on the fuel tank that can cause leaks, such as the grommet, the gasket, or the fuel cap.
There could be various causes: incorrect fuel mixture, carburation not calibrated properly, or a wet spark plug. In spite of their power and robustness, chainsaws are actually rather delicate machines that require careful and precise maintenance at every stage of their life cycle.
Are chainsaws supposed to leak oil? To a certain extent, yes. A few drops are normal, as it`s most likely residual oil from the chain. But if there is a huge puddle or if the oil obviously isn`t coming from the chain, then something is out of order and you should investigate further.
Are chainsaws supposed to leak oil? To a certain extent, yes. A few drops are normal, as it`s most likely residual oil from the chain. But if there is a huge puddle or if the oil obviously isn`t coming from the chain, then something is out of order and you should investigate further.

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Ms 170 leaks bar chain oil out bottom, no oil on chain
ANSWER : Your clutch drum bearing has gone bad, letting the clutch drum to move around and cut into the oiler behind it, so now it just pumps the oil out that hole. You have to get that fixed to use the saw, otherwise you’re going to cause catastrophic damage to the saw very soon.

Poulan 14″ gas leaks bar oil all over, plenty on bar/chain, using thin synthetic oil.
ANSWER : Use actual bar oil sold for that purpose. It’s thicker and won’t run out like water. Synthetic oil is very thin does not have the proper density.

All bar oil leaks from the bottom in a stream while engine is running
ANSWER : Take bar and chain off and clean oiler its not ably to close so to speak

My chainsaw leaks oil out of a small hole or drain just below the base of the bar. is there anyway to way to stop this
ANSWER : Are you sure you aren’t talking about the chain oiler system? There is to be a small amount of oil to lubricate the bar and chain.

Bar and chain oil leaks when not running
ANSWER : This is normal as the pump creates a pressure vacuum to pull the oil through it to the bar. If you are concerned about this, open and then close the oiler cap. This will relieve the pressure much like in a caulking gun or gen. purpose pump sprayer. Hope this helped.

Bar oil leaks out when not in use – Husqvarna , No.455 Rancher, 20" Gas – Powered Chainsaw
ANSWER : There will always be an amount of bar oil leakage when the saw is not in use, this is due to leakage through the tank breather, and oil caught up in areas of the saw which drain when the saw is stood, if there is not enough saw dust to dry the oil up ( this can happen useing long bars, but only cutting small logs ), if the oil leakage is not excessive i would suggest this is normal. The oiling is a constent loss system, so is not sealed as well as a car sump for example.

Bar chain oil leaking into case when not in use
ANSWER : If you store it somewhere other than a climate controlled building , the changes in temperature can cause the oil to expand out of the saw a little each time the temp. goes up.

try some absorbent cloth

Leaks bar oil
ANSWER : The chainsaw squirts oil into the oil hole in the bar. The chain picks up the oil and carries it all the way around the bar lubing it and the chain. When you quit running the saw there is still a lot of oil on the chain and all away around the chain guide in the bar. Once you quit running it and it sets a while all the oil will follow gravity and run to the bottom of the bar and drip out into the case. It’s just another one of life’s little nuisances. Have a nice day! Obwhon