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My husqvarna 50 chain saw is drastically hard to start but…

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My husqvarna 50 chain...

My husqvarna 50 chain saw is drastically hard to start but works very well once started.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

Fuel is there..

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

And , once started the saw will start readily until left for an extended time.

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago

New spark plug? Is the choke fully closing for the first start? Compression above 140 psi?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
no shut off and fuel is clean.
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago

New spark plug? Is the choke fully closing for the first start? Compression above 140 psi?

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