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I have a Poulan chain saw that stopped working in the middle

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I have a Poulan chain saw that stopped working in the middle of cutting up a tree. I am not getting any fuel into the priming bulb. What are the most likely problems?


Jim Fay
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Jon K. replied 5 years ago.

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The most common issue would be a clogged fuel filter or more likely a broken fuel line. You have 2 fuel lines going onto the tank. One stops right inside the tank (this is your return line) the other is the pickup line and it should extent all the way to the bottom of the tank and terminate with a filter

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Where do I get these parts?
Expert:  Jon K. replied 5 years ago.
The lines and filters can be bought at any small engine shop, Bring in a piece of the old line so they can match up the diameter
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