Craftsman chainsaw won't start.
I have a Sears Craftsman 18" chainsaw that is almost impossible to get started. Fresh gas at 40:1. New plug gapped at .025. New air filter. New fuel lines and filter. I pulled the carb(ZAMA C1Q type) last night and took off the top and bottom and cleaned with carb cleaner. It looked very clean inside.
I did not touch the L or H setting on the carb. I use the primer and try it with the choke full or off. Today I managed to get it started and it ran OK for about 5 minutes. I was able to make a few cuts then it died and I could not get it started. I needed a pair of pliers to open the fuel cap because the pressure in their was so high I could not turn the cap. Is that normal? What could be going on?
Model Number 358.360171
Thanks in advance,