- 1 How do you change the carburetor on a Poulan p3314 chainsaw?
- 2 Can you clean a chainsaw carburetor without taking it apart?
- 3 Can you use carb cleaner on a chainsaw?
- 4 How do you adjust the carburetor on a Poulan chainsaw?
- 5 What is the gas to oil ratio for a Poulan chainsaw?
- 6 Why does my Stihl chainsaw keep dying?
- 7 How do you reset the carburetor on a chainsaw?
- 8 Why does my chainsaw not stay running?
- 9 Why does my chainsaw bog out when I give it gas?
- 10 Why does my chainsaw dies when I give it gas?
- 11 Why does my Poulan chainsaw stall when I give it gas?
How do you change the carburetor on a Poulan p3314 chainsaw?
This article provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the carburetor on a Poulan chainsaw.
- Let’s get started.
- Remove the top cover.
- Remove the air filter housing.
- Remove the carburetor.
- Remove the starter assembly.
- Disconnect the fuel lines.
- Remove the purge bulb.
- Remove the choke lever.
Can you clean a chainsaw carburetor without taking it apart?
Run it and it should clean it as well as you can get it without taking it apart. I used it a while back on two saws that had set for two years and it worked on both. The small saw started after about ten pulls and would idle but rough so I shut it off and let it sit overnight.
Can you use carb cleaner on a chainsaw?
Spray a one-second blast of carburetor cleaner into the vacant space where the air filter was. The carburetor cleaner will get sucked through all of the carburetor jets and past needle valves, dissolving all the gunk.
How do you adjust the carburetor on a Poulan chainsaw?
Insert a small flat-head screwdriver into the idle speed screw and turn it clockwise to increase the engine speed if it idles too slowly. As soon as the chain starts to move, turn the screw counterclockwise until the engine idles without dying and the chain stops moving for the correct idle speed.
What is the gas to oil ratio for a Poulan chainsaw?
A: Mix 3.2 ounces of Poulan 2-cycle air cooled engine oil to one gallon of fresh unleaded gasoline to obtain the recommended 40:1 fuel to oil ratio.
Why does my Stihl chainsaw keep dying?
An engine stalls when it’s getting too much or not enough fuel from the carburetor. Stihl chainsaw carburetors usually have three adjustment screws: one each for idle, low speed and high speed. If the saw is stalling when you pull the throttle trigger or it doesn’t reach its full power, adjust the high-speed (H) screw.
How do you reset the carburetor on a chainsaw?
How to Tune a Chainsaw Carburetor
- Start your saw and run it for a few minutes to warm it up.
- Set your saw down, let it idle for 30 seconds, and then pick it up and tip it forward (handle up and bar down).
- If it keeps running, go to Step 4.
- Rev (accelerate) the idling saw.
- If it accelerates fine, go to Step 6.
Why does my chainsaw not stay running?
The most common problems why a chainsaw does not stay running are: Spark Switch/Plugs. Bad Fuel. Blocked Carburetor.
Why does my chainsaw bog out when I give it gas?
If your chainsaw is bogging down when you give it throttle, this is often a sign of improper gas-to-oil ratio. If there is too much gasoline in relation to the amount of oil used, this is known as a “rich mixture” and can cause the chainsaw to run poorly.
Why does my chainsaw dies when I give it gas?
Because your chainsaw will idle, but dies when it is revved up to full power, it means that the filter is only partially clogged; it will allow enough fuel to the engine to run on idle, but not enough to sustain full throttle. If the filter becomes clogged, not enough fuel will reach the engine for it to run properly.
Why does my Poulan chainsaw stall when I give it gas?
The most common solution when your Poulan chainsaw stalls when it gets some gas is that the spark arrestor is clogged. The spark arrestor in a chainsaw is a small screen that keeps the engine from producing sparks. As is the case with just about anything, it can wear over time.