Pro 42CC 2 Cycle Chainsaw, 18″

Hi,I have a craftsman/poulan 42cc chainsaw with a WT324 carb. The problem is:when I prime the saw for it to start the bulb will pump the gas from the tank into itself but will not send the fuel to the carb and the bulb collapses. However, when I disconnect the primer gas line from the low inlet on the carb the bulb inflates as normal. I have sprayed this lower inlet with Gunk carb cleaner and let it soak but the gas still isn’t going to the carb. If I put the choke on and let the saw sit for several minutes it will start, then when I go to release the throttly it dies. I can’t figure out if it
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Clean out the two gas hoses with a pipecleaner then check replace the in-tank fuel filter if the carb still does not recieve gas your fuel float in the carbretor is not rising to let in the gas this will require disassembly of the WT324 carbretor

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Q: How do I mix gas and oil? A: Mix 3.2 ounces of Poulan 2-cycle air cooled engine oil to one gallon of fresh unleaded gasoline to obtain the recommended 40:1 fuel to oil ratio.
The carburetor might be clogged. A clogged carburetor is often caused by leaving fuel in the chainsaw for a long period of time. Over time, some of the ingredients in the fuel may evaporate, leaving behind a thicker, stickier substance. This sticky fuel can clog up the carburetor and cause the chainsaw engine to stall.
If the carburetor is new or has been rebuilt, you should set it to “factory” adjustment. You can do so by adjusting the idle mixture screws to 1.5-2 turns out, and the idle speed screw to 1-1.5 turns in. Warm the Engine Up. The engine`s running temperature directly correlates with proper air and fuel mixtures.
The fuel line may be clogged from stale fuel deposits, more reasons to cause your chainsaw to cut out when applying throttle. If a fuel line is cracked, it will leak gasoline and draw air from outside into the fuel line. If the line is leaking fuel, it needs to be replaced.
Dirty Carburetor (air+fuel)

If fuel sits in the system for too long, the carburetor (and the engine and fuel lines) can become sticky and clog. Remove the air filter and spray the carburetor with carb cleaner—an aerosolized acetone spray made to remove the gunk.

Most modern chainsaws, string trimmers, leaf blowers and other small-engine two-stroke equipment recommend a 50:1 oil mix ratio, but some recommend 40:1 and older two-stroke equipment might even call for 32:1.
The fuel line may be clogged from stale fuel deposits, more reasons to cause your chainsaw to cut out when applying throttle. If a fuel line is cracked, it will leak gasoline and draw air from outside into the fuel line. If the line is leaking fuel, it needs to be replaced.
Dirty Carburetor (air+fuel)

If fuel sits in the system for too long, the carburetor (and the engine and fuel lines) can become sticky and clog. Remove the air filter and spray the carburetor with carb cleaner—an aerosolized acetone spray made to remove the gunk.

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Does anyone know the carb. setting for a Homelite 45cc chainsaw. Or set up procedure??
ANSWER : Start 1.5 CCW from lighty seated then do as the link suggests.
Carburetor Adjustment by Madsens.com
http://www.madsens1.com/saw%20carb%20tune.htm
CW is leaner; to lean will destroy the saw. If over tightened closed (CW) the adjustment screw faces are easily marred; marred adjustments are difficult to impossible to set properly.Clean the air filter; adjusting with a dirty filter can cause a run lean condition once cleaned and the saw run.
There are 2 wav (sound – idle & full – may not be highlighted) files that I find most helpful, I think you will too.

Chainsaw is new but chain will not move. Is there a safety feature causing this, or what is the problem?
ANSWER : All machines today will have a chainbrake, this is normally a band that comes around the clutch drum to stop the chain in the event of a kick back, to unlock the brake, pull the hand guard fully back to the top handle until you hear the click of the brake loading, there will be an amount of force required to pull the guard back.

What settings should i start off with on carb. @stihl 025
ANSWER : Screw the screw fully in but not tight then turn it out 3/4 of a turn

Oil pouring out the chain oil tank onto the blade and everywhere else
ANSWER : As oil should be coming out to oil the bar , it should not “Pour Out” and machine should require a oil tank fill with every fuel fill for a measure of what flow is right , most all problems I’ve have seen with auto oilers always turns out to be a “dirt” problem its always some place it should not be , dirt can take many forms -from sawdust to bits of rubber from pump parts coming off

Ts800 have spark and fuel but will not fire
ANSWER : I found a critter made a mud nest in the exhaust and completely blocked it. After stripping the saw I couldn’t find anything wrong mechanically.
As I put the exhaust on nearly kicked myself when I looked up the little pipe and found the problem
Now I just want that day of my life back

What are the settings for the zama carb on a 330 homelite chainsaw
ANSWER : 1 1/4 turns out. Then let it warm up and adjust in up to 1/8

Troubleshooting chainsaw hit some dirt now wont cut and smokes at chain little oil to bar and chain
ANSWER : You need to clean the chainsaw areas where the dirt has gone with a water hose. You may have clogged up the oil thing that puts oil on the chain. Hope this helps! And yes, dirt will make a chain dull. You might have to replace the chain or have it sharpened.

Replace bar and or chain …saw runs but not with the chain
ANSWER : The bar MUST be straight. Soak the chain with penetrating oil. If that doesn’t free it up, replace it. If it is kinked sideways–replace it. Never run a chainsaw with damaged parts.