14 in. 2.0 Peak Horsepower Electric Chain Saw

Can't get chain back on

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There are three main reasons for a chain to come off: Incorrect bar and/or chain for the saw; check to be sure that you are using the proper chain pitch, gauge and number of drive links to match the guide bar. Chain not properly tensioned; It is normal for a new chain to stretch and require frequent adjustment.
It might be that the chain is worn, has a stiff or bent link, or has become clogged up with dirt. A visual inspection while turning the cranks should reveal if there`s a problem here. The chainring, or a chainring tooth, could be bent. Again, a visual check will tell you what you need to know.
If the chain is cutting to the left that means the right teeth on the chain are longer, and vise versa. To correct, sharpen only the side with the longer teeth. If the bar has worn unevenly it will also cause the chain to not cut straight.
The chainsaw chain should feel snug but still pull freely.

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Chain saw chain is loose
ANSWER : Loosen the side cover nuts, then turn the adjuster CW to bring the chain up to the lower edge of the bar, then check to see if the chain will move fairly easily by hand. Tighten the clamp nuts and recheck tension. If chain seems to get loose quickly again, it may not be sharpened correctly causing heat to build in the chain. You should see no reflection of light from the cutting edges if filed correctly and the saw should require very little pressure for it to cut rapidly. Hope this helps!

Chain keeps falling off – Poulan 18" Chain Saw Replbar (small Saws)
ANSWER : Your chain is too loose. If you’re using an old chain, you might need to have a link taken out of it. You can find replacement chains for your saw at Hyperparts.com. Use the application lookup link at the top of the page with your model # to make sure you order the right chain.

Cannot tighten the chain bar
ANSWER : Make sure the bar is positioned on the bar adjusting pin before you tighten cover. Adjust tension with bar adjusting screw, then tighten bar bolts.

Chain keeps coming off – Poulan Wild Thing 2375 18" Gas Chain Saw 2.5 Cuin
ANSWER : Open the chain guard.Once there look for a bolt that hold the chain plate.The chain plate has a large groove and the bolt.djust the chain by plull to the front until the chain is tight,but not too much,just test by hand if is move freely but tight.Reverse the procedure.If you need more help come back.Post / thumbs / testimonial are welcome!

The chain is stuck on chain saw.
I can’t loosen it, it will not rotate when motor is on and the motor will not turn over the blade is stuck
ANSWER : I think the chain brake is tripped… Try pulling the part just ahead of the front handle aft as far as possible. It should click (don’t panic) as it locks into place. Does the chain rotate now? HTH
Lou

I just bought a Poulan 16” chain saw with quick adjust chain tensioning. The chain seems to loosen after a short time of use and the chain comes off. Quite disturbing.
ANSWER : 1. It is common for a new chain to stretch. that is probably what occurred
2. I’d hold the tip of the bar 2-3″ above a stump or even a news paper, rev it up for a few seconds and look for a line of bar oil. If none is visible your bar oil reservoir is empty or saw isn’t oiling. If you added oil and it’s not oiling return it to where you purchased it.
HTH
Lou

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.

My 18 Inch chain saw will not keep oiling the Chain, I had it worked on and He said it was plugged. How do you unplug it with out taking it all apart. Is there a spot to blow air through. the Preacher..
ANSWER : Remove the chain bar and look just below the bolts holding it in place. You’ll see a small hole where the chain bar oil pump pushes out oil. Make sure this hole is clear then run the saw without the bar on.

Be CAREFUL of fingers!

You should see oil coming out of that hole. If not, you may need more serious work done with the saw (chain bar pump replacement).