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JohnF2015, Small Engine Technician
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Experience:  Owner/Service Technician at S & J Small Engines
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My chain saw died mid use last week. Now when I start it, it

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My chain saw died mid use last week. Now when I start it, it runs wide open but when the throttle is applied it dies out
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.

Hi, my name is***** will be assisting you.

The first thing that I would look for is an air leak between the carburetor and the cylinder. This would cause the machine to run high rpm when idling but not take fuel or not get enough fuel to run when the throttle is operated. I would also check the fuel lines to make certain that they are in good condition and not broken or cracked.

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