husqvarna chainsaw keeps flooding
The first factor to evaluate when your chainsaw shows no signs of life is the petrol-oil ratio in the fuel mixture. No joke. If the saw is still within the warranty period, I would recommend taking it to Husqvarna repair center. If the spark arrestor is clogged, the chainsaw may run stall or run rough. Step 3 : Engage the Smart Start Decompression. I know what the dealer is going to say, warranty doesn't cover this. 8 Replies 1776 Views November 04, 2013, 08:55:02 PM by lone wolf : husqvarna 266 flooding Started by krazeykev on Chainsaws Moreover, if you are making up the fuel mixture yourself at home, it’s generally always better to choose specific oils that help reduce polluting emissions and prevent encrustations from forming on the cylinder, spark plug or piston. A chainsaw carburetor needs to be adjusted so that the chain does not move when the saw is idling. A chainsaw has two filters to regulate air circulation and one to keep debris out of the fuel, and all of them need regular servicing. I must admit that I'm dismayed about Husqvarna so far. Dried out again, started then stopped. A good site to review is the "Walbro,com" site which has lots of carburator information that may help you, Also before you go ordering a carb repair kit, make sure you know which carburator is actually inside your chainsaw. 2 Stroke 38.2cc 1.4 kW 4.85 kg 14" bar . The number one cause for flooding the two-cycle engine of a chain saw is improper cranking. Also after making an adjustment press down on the opposing end and insure the lever still lifts the needle valve. So, if your chainsaw doesn’t work, try lowering the power output slightly by adjusting the engine screws. However, If the needle valve is stuck or a piece of debris is stuck on the end of the needle or in the valve seat then the valve can't close and the engine floods. The spark arrestor is a small screen that prevents the engine from emitting sparks. 2 Replies 1258 Views June 06, 2007, 06:06:24 AM by SawTroll : Husqvarna 288 flooding Started by Roundhead on Chainsaws. Flooding 372 XP Started by D._Frederick on Chainsaws. The 562XP is a nice saw but close to my old 272XP and not sure if I want another autotune chainsaw . New BV 250 blower Lightweight, comfortable, performing, To receive many offers, advice and news on the green world, © 1996-2020 Emak S.p.A. 460 Rancher chainsaw is a robust all-round saw for jobs that need a longer Bar; 60. Chainsaw manufacturers sometimes substitute different carburators. The more you use a chainsaw, the quality of the fuel gets worse with time. One tell-tale sign that a chainsaw has flooded is the smell of fresh petrol near the muffler. Compression is generated by the engine via the crankcase and the combustion chamber. Wood debris shouldn’t cause a problem since this chainsaw has a centrifugal air system to catch large pieces of debris and keep them away from the filter. It's possible the engine is flooded with fuel. I did find a little black debris in a hole on the diaphram side where the gas comes in. The engine uses the latest technology to reduce fuel consumption by 20%. Got saw back out late Dec 2012, used it for 10 minutes and then let it sit overnight, next day it won't start. Oh, I also wouldn't bother buying a gauge, I have a gauge but always set it by trial and error and experience. I'm going to buy a gauge to check the fuel lever setting also. name (Walbro or Zama) and the numbers on the carburator castings which will identify the type and model number. Cleaned it out good. In this video I show why a Stihl 026 chainsaw kept flooding itself and how to repair it. So my question is to all you out there in Buzz Saw Land what type of Husqvarna saw can I replace that is even close to the 550XP in weight and power . To ascertain whether this is indeed the problem, simply disassemble the part, pull the starter cord as if you were switching on the engine, then dry it, reassemble it and try switching it on again.