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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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The chain on my chainsaw popped off.... Put it back on and

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The chain on my chainsaw popped off.... Put it back on and now won't turn
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: About 20 minutes
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I pulled the clutch cover off and the chain does spin on the sprocket. I don't see anything blocking the chain or in the bar groove
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 1 month ago.

Check that he drive links are not damaged. this is the usual cause of a chain not turning after jumping off. Let me know and we can troubleshoot from there.

Lay the chain in the bar and see how it travels.

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