Husqvarna 298 chainsaw

dani7788November 4, 2010

Hi everybody,

I have an old 298. I just got it and it start but once it runing the r.p.m stays very high. I checked the link from the handle to the carburator and it's going all the way back and forward easily.

Does anyone have an idea?

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ladylake(minnesota)

Clogged carb or air leak or bad fuel lines. Steve

    Bookmark   November 5, 2010 at 7:22AM
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ewalk

Yeah like Steve says normally sucking air or a Bad Diaphragm . Check the fuel lines 1st then check out the carb for stretched or sagging (wrinkled) diaphram . You may need a thorough cleaning or perhaps a rebuild kit on a older saw.

    Bookmark   November 5, 2010 at 7:57AM
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