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3/4 turn on the idle and 1 to 1-1/2 on hi speed , but this is only a starting point. further adjustment will possibly be needed

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If necessary, you can modify the idle screw (the one marked with a `T`) until your chain stops rotating. Remember, if you set the idle screw too high, the saw chain moves continuously. But if you set the idle speed screw too low, your Poulan chainsaw wouldn`t idle and will eventually die.
A: The spark plug gap on all products is . 025-inch.
Locating the Adjustment Screws

You should see three screws, although two may be protected with plastic guards. The screw on top — marked “T” — is for adjusting the fuel mixture while the engine is idling.

The letters on the screws represent High (H), Low (L) and Idle (T). The H screw regulates the Air/Fuel mix during high RPMs, while the L Screw does the same during low RPMs. The T screw regulates how much fuel is sent to the carburettor while idling until the throttle is pressed.
Generally speaking, the chain should be a little loose on the chain saw guide bar, but not loose enough that the drive links come out of the bar nose. The bar links should feel like they are raising up, but not actually come out of the guide bar.
5/32″ File & Guide.
What does it do? A pilot air screw will be made of brass, gold in color, and will have a blunt tip compared to a pilot fuel screw. The pilot air screw meters air, so turning it clockwise/in will richen the fuel/air mix, while counter-clockwise/out will lean the fuel/air mix.
The chain may not have the proper amount of tension. If the adjustment screw is too loose, the chain may not make good contact with the wood. If the chain is too tight, the chain may not rotate at the proper speed, causing the chain not to cut properly. To adjust the chain, tighten or loosen the adjustment screw.
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.

Good Tension-

A properly-tensioned chainsaw chain should still be just a little loose on the chainsaw guide bar, but the chain needs to be tight enough that you can`t pull the drive links out of the bar nose.

(1) Check the air filter and clean it if necessary. Adjusting the carburettor with the air filter partially clogged is like adjusting the carburettor with the choke partially on. If you adjust your saw with a dirty air filter, the saw will run too lean when the filter is cleaned.
Move the saw`s throttle level to high and then adjust the high speed screw by turning it in 1/8-turn increments to the right if the engine begins to sputter out. If the engine sounds like it is running too fast, turn the screw in 1/8-turn increments to the left until the engine runs smoothly.
The throttle and lock safety feature prevents accidental throttle engagement. Both the throttle and and lock must be pressed in order for the chain to move.

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Change the chain instructions – Poulan Pro Chain Saw 46cc 20"
ANSWER : General instructions are, if the machine has a chainbrake make sure this is off, loosen the side cover nut/nuts, wind the bar adjuster screw back to slacken the chain, remove the side cover, push the bar back to the sprocket, the chain should now be lose enough to lift it off the tip of the bar and un loop off the sprocket, now loop the new chain over the sprocket and around the tip of the bar, make sure the cutters on the top of the bar are facing away from the saw ( a pushing chain )now re fit the side/chainbrake cover, if the bar adjuster pawl is in the brake/side cover, make sure this aligns with the adjuster hole in the bar, re fit the bar nut/nuts finger tight, wind the adjuster screw in so as the chain sits snuggly all around the bar, with a gloved hand pull the chain around the bar manualy, it should pull smoothly, lift the tip of the bar up and fully tighten the nut/nuts, run the saw, there will be an amount of initial stretch, slacken the bar nut/nuts and re tention.

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Why my poulan saw excelerates on its own and stalls when I squeeze the trigger
ANSWER : Needs low speed needle on carb turned counter clockwise half turn.

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I would like to go down A bar size our two on my poulan wildthing
ANSWER : I have a Poulan Pro 295 20″.  When I bought it I also bought a 16″bar and chain and have been using those since.  They make the saw much easier to handle and are a better match to the available power.
The key dimension is from the bar’s mounting hole to its end.  At the store look at the normal replacement bar for your 18″ saw, and pick out a 16″ or even 14″ bar with the same dimensions there.  This can be easily seen by laying one bar over the other.

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Need a chain for 14in electric poulan chain saw the normal 14 in chain does not list the electric saw as one it will fit
ANSWER : Hello Jennifer;
The number of drive links, pitch and gauge of the chain need to be determined to answer your question. If you take your saw or just the chain to a local chain saw outlet a new chain can be fabricated in a very few minutes. This will save shipping and handling fees as well. While there get the numbers mentioned above. Once you have these you can likely find a low kickback chain in a local home center the next time the chain needs replacement.
The FAQs here can likely answer all your questions.

If you have more questions or need additional help please reply below and I will get back to you. HTH & Good Luck.
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ANSWER : Take or call the saw shop and give them your serial # they should be able to tell you the model or take your saw down to the saw shop that sells your brand of saw and ask them. Good luck .

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Chain won’t stay tight on my poulan 222 pro. I have the correct chain size. Does the bar need to be replaced?
ANSWER : No, the bar fasteners are not tight enough. If the saw is under warranty, take it to a servicing dealer for repair or instructions to correct what you are doing wrong. Good luck!

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Poulan pro chain wont stay running – Poulan Pro Chain Saw 46cc 20"
ANSWER : Keep “poulan” ha ha

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Can I replace my s62 low profile chain with standard chain?
ANSWER : Hi, physically it can be done as far as pitch goes but there would most likely be insufficient side clearance on the guide plates etc. Also the saw would not have enough power to drive it as it cuts a wider kerf. Basically you need a bigger saw. Hope this answers your question, regards Phil.

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