16 In 4.5 Hp Electric Chainsaw With Carrying Case MCC4516FK

The chainsaw starts easily but as soon as the chain is engaged, the saw immediately stops.
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Hi gregory

I think it has a carburation problem.Check the fuel line and the fuel filter:

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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 the filter becomes clogged, not enough fuel will reach the engine for it to run properly. Because your chainsaw will idle, but dies when it is revved up to full power, it means that the filter is only partially clogged; it will allow enough fuel to the engine to run on idle, but not enough to sustain full throttle.
This could be a number of things and is most likely fuel or storage related. Over a short period of time, fuel will become stale. If the unit is stored with stale gasoline, the system will become clogged or restricted. Fuel related failures are not warranty.
If your Stihl chainsaw starts up with a reassuring puttering sound, but dies when you pull the throttle trigger, there likely is an issue with the fuel, but the carburetor could need adjustment. If the saw stalls while it`s idling, it`s almost surely a misadjusted carburetor.
Over time, the spark arrestor can become clogged with soot. If the spark arrestor is clogged, the chainsaw may run stall or run rough. To unclog the spark arrestor, remove it and clean it with a wire brush. You can also replace the spark arrestor.
How long the chainsaw runs before dying depends on how badly clogged the air filter is. In the case that your chainsaw runs for a while, then dies, it may be possible to simply clean the air filter to correct this symptom. However, a damaged air filter should be replaced.
Over time, the spark arrestor can become clogged with soot. If the spark arrestor is clogged, the chainsaw may run stall or run rough. To unclog the spark arrestor, remove it and clean it with a wire brush. You can also replace the spark arrestor.
The most likely culprit is a dirty or clogged air filter. Issues with your fuel pump or fuel filter can also cause your engine to idle then die with any throttle. If you have an older car, it could also be a bad carburetor.
Information we found online suggests that Stihl Pro Chainsaws have a run time of about 2,000 hours. That means the saw would last you for a minimum of 5.5 years before dying. Keep in mind this time is rated for professional chainsaws and not for regular homeowner saws.
It may be due to the fact that the chain cuts at an angle, is badly sharpened, incorrectly tensioned, or not sufficiently lubricated. Uneven wear of the guide bar in turn causes the chain to rotate at an angle rather than aligned with the bar, creating a vicious circle of wear.

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Chainsaw chain sprocket won,t turn – Ryobi Factory Reconditioned 18" 40cc 2-Cycle Gas Powered Chain Saw #ZRRY10532
ANSWER : This seems to be a chain brake that’s applied , try turning off chain brake by pulling back on hand guard till a click is felt

some folks moving up from an older saw to a more modern saw are not so familiar with chain brakes and don’t understand them and how they work

When I disengage my chain brake to stop the chain it shuts the chain saw off rather than let it idle until I need to engage the chain again.
ANSWER : This is probably an issue with either the clutch spring, or the sprocket bearing, if there is any drag from either of the components it will drag the engine down to a stop when the brake is applied, check the clutc spring if you can pull the shoes out by hand the spring has streched and will require replacment, turn the sprocket around manually, if there is any resistense ( drag on the crank ) then grease the sprocket bearing.

It seems that when the chainsaw gets hot, it shuts down and will not start?
ANSWER : Taking a wild guess at this problem,but you are probably using gas that has ethanol in it
gas with ethanol will burn up a small motor
try using non ethanol gas and see if that fixes problem

I have a new Husqvarna chain saw and when it is turn on its side it dies whats wrong.
ANSWER : Its hard to say what is causeing this, there will always be a slight difference in rpm as it moves from side to side, the fuel hose should move in the tank and follow the fuel, if the machine is idling to low it may stop as you turn it, make sure the fuel hose is not trapped in the tank.

Chainsaw comes off what have I done wrong? – McCulloch 16 Inch Gas Chain Saw MCC1635AK
ANSWER : The first thing is check to make sure your chain isn’t twisted and the bar isn’t pinched. Make sure the bar and sprocket line up with each other. And are you tightened down your nuts enough

Chain doesn’t move
ANSWER : Sounds like the clutch is slipping due to oil collected on the inside of the clutch drum. Wash out the entire clutch assembly with spray carburetor cleaner and let dry. Make sure the chain can be turned freely by hand, but the chain doesn’t droop from the lower bar edge. Hope this helps!

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.

The chain jumps off all the time no manual supplied with it
ANSWER : There should be a bar adjustment screw or mechanism somewhere under the guardplate where the non-visible end of the chain is. This pushes the bar outward and tensions the chain so it is not slack and comes off.