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Years ago I bought a new 18" Poulan, gas powered 40cc

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Years ago I bought...

Years ago I bought a new 18" Poulan, gas powered 40cc chainsaw model P4018 and then promptly stored it without any gas or oil and started using battery powered chainsaws.

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

(I was not done writing) Anyway, recently I mixed up some fuel and put it into the chainsaw along with some oil. I carefully followed the instructions but could not get it to start.

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

What work are you referring to?

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 3 months ago

carb has a clogged fuel jet from sitting. draining all the fuel still leaves fuel in the carb and this will gum up over time from sitting.

clean and rebuild carb or replace the carb and you should be back to operational status

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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 3 months ago

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