Use only recommended fuel mixtures. Just wondering if the 1800 is worth cleaning up and fixing up as a spare or for little jobs. I'd fix it up too, great little top handle limbing or trail saws. Slowly pull your saw over while looking into the cylinder. I changed over to Homelite duckbills when I lost my source for Poulan duckbills.
Depending on what fuel line needs to be replaced? I hope this will help. And even if you do pay to have them fixed. Honestly man if I repaired saws for a living. The check valve is Poulan part no. All need be fuel resistant. A full sharpening should happen after each day of use, and a professional sharpening session is useful after numerous do-it-yourself ones. If it is broken the flywheel will move and not fire at the correct time.
Many of these old saws were tossed when they quit oiling. I saw the screen from the inside when I had the cases split, but never put 2+2 together that the bolt behind the clutch contained the valve. I carefully file or dremel-grind away the crimp to free the screen undamaged. When the oil tank pressure builds up enough to overcome the spring-loaded ball check valve in the filter body, oil is pushed to the bar. I honestly didn't expect much of a response considering the saw involved.
Sold it to a guy wanting a light weight trim saw last spring 11 and traded it back to me a year and half later this month after not needing it anymore. They do not need these really loose - finger tight will do. If chain tension is too tight, loosen it by turning the adjustment screw slightly counterclockwise. I bought it cheap and eventually got it running, but it won't idle. Crank seals may be leaking.
Any suggestions before rebuilding the carb or replacing it? To get it running I soaked the plug hole and carb hole with a great product called Blaster- Lawn mower tuneup. These saws are mostly all old enough for the rubber duckbill valve to be deteriorated. I assume there must be a check ball in there because I can blow one way through it, but not the other. Lubricate the Chain Chains require their own oil separate from that in the fuel tank. Just remove the plate that holds the filter in the oil tank and fish a new length of line through the oil delivery hole with a thin wire. Take good notes and a some digital photos with as much undisturbed detail of hoses and routing as possible.
The check valve is threaded into the crankcase and it delivers crankcase pressure pulses through a duckbill valve into the oil tank to pressurize the oil tank. . Mix gasoline and oil at a ratio of40:1. Preparing Your Saw For Use. Natural conditions that can cause a tree to fall in a particular direction include: S The wind direction and speed. Take lots of notes and a few digital photographs will help with reassembly.
I split the cases, ran a new line, blew out the pickup with carb cleaner, and put it back together. An overly tight chain can break during use; one that is too loose can jump free of the bar. Before operation,gasoline must be mixed with a good quality synthetic 2-cycle air-cooled engine oil designed to be mixed at a ratio of 40:1. Checkfor kinked or split fuel line;. Brief sharpening throughout use keeps the chain working consistently throughout the day. Throw it back together 1+ turns out on the H and L screws and you're ready to start dialing it in.
You can find Poulan Pro products both in-store and online at home improvement retailers, hardware stores, and mass merchants all over North America. At one time an aftermarket version was available from Stens Stens Part no. If you have any more questions or need anymore help just let me know. Made sense at the time, guess maybe I had a problem with mine too. Never use waste oil for bar and chain lubrication.
You are looking for scratches. Initially, it wasn't oiling at all. I still have a dozen or so that I haven't got around to fixing. Some users will loosen the oil cap when shutting down to immediately stop oiling. You will need new fuel that is the right size as the old piece. We are here to help you tackle. The serial number may or may not be recorded in the Sears information system.