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Sounds interesting. I’ve owned a bunch of chain saws and never had to replace the chain adjuster. That said, it should be quite straightforward.
Start by removing the bar and chain.
It NEVER hurts to clean things at this point.
Depending on the saw, there are a few different devices, but the principal is the same….. turn screw, holder provides “anchor” point, adjuster moves along screw….pointy bit fits in slot in bar to make bar move.
Once you can see it, you should be able to slide it out, or unscrew it until it is free.
Take your time, be patient, and have fun.
Keep track of the various plates that sandwich the bar so you know how to put it back together.
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It is common to replace not only the tensioners, but also the timing chain and even the sprockets on which the chain rides. If your engine has a water pump that is driven by the timing chain, that too will be recommended for replacement. The procedure is similar if your engine has a timing belt rather than a chain.
You may find the need to replace your timing chain at some point; however with the right tools, a service manual and some mechanical know-how, you can do it yourself. Just be aware that this is a major job and can have serious consequences for your engine if done incorrectly.
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My 290 isn’t oiling chain. I tried adjusting oil flow and still no oil?
You have to remove the bar and clean it out
Lost tension screw on Husqavarna 51. What is size of screw for replacement?
I think its 6.0×1.0 metric
MS310 CHAIN ADJUSTER REPLACMENT
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How to adjust bar oil flow as bar heating up too much even though chain is sharp
Not all Husqvarna models have an adjustable pump, if it is adjustable there will be a slot head screw either at the side of the sprocket, or just under neath the sprocket, there will be a small symbal of a drop of oil and a + and – sign.
Chain will not move with engine running. Brake is off
Try loosening the chain adjustment (bar) screw or locate and clear as needed any material found to be caught between the drive sprocket and chain.
How do I adjust the oiler – Husqvarna Forest & Garden No.967012396 345 16" Gas Chain Saw
As standard the 345 did not have an adjustable pump, there was an option of an adjustable pump, if it has the on, then the adjuster is a three position screw comimg up from under the crankcase below the sprocket, you will see a + and – on the edge of the tank at this point.
How do i replace the chain saw blade on my homelite 3514c chain saw show pictures
Just unbolt the blade cover adjust screw to loosen chain and remove simple as that p.s that is the side that the bar is on hope this helps if not get back to me
Chain keeps coming off – Remington Electric Chain Saw
Normally, a loose chain will enhance it’s ability to jump off when trimming small branches.When installing and/or adjusting a chain;1) install the chain, bar, and cover, and install the cover nut loosely2) support the ‘nose’ end of the bar with a block3) tighten the chain until it touches the bottom of the bar, and then tighen the adjuster 1/8 of a turn more. *this will make the chain just a LITTLE snug4) tighten the cover nut, and then by hand CAREFULLY rotate the chain. If you cannot rotate by hand, it is too tight. re-adjsut
** This proceedure must be used on ANY brand chain saw. Here is why. If the bar nose is not lifted upon adjustment, when cutting, the nose will move upward, the chain will have a ‘droop’ away from the bar and appear to have loosened while cutting. Any contact with a small branch will flip the chain off of the bar. If you re-adjust it improperly, the same senerio will occur the next cut.