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Stihl 048 Chain Saw

Posted by caseyj Mi. (My Page) on
Fri, Aug 6, 10 at 18:25

Prior to rebuilding the carb and replacing the fuel line and filter my saw would start up, run full force (no idle) and than stop. As long as I choked it it would this again. I thought that the rebuild would correct this. After the rebuild, it does exactly the same. Where do I go next? Thank you in advance.

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RE: Stihl 048 Chain Saw

Sound like a air leak, it could be seals, torn intake boot . You might want to get it pressure tested. Steve

RE: Stihl 048 Chain Saw

Casey: If your sure you have the Carb circuits clean then a air leak as advised would be a secondary issue that would produce your symptoms. A leak down test will validate this .

Note: A Rebuild Kit will not remove Residual Debris from within a carb . Only diligence , concentrated carb cleaner and compressed air will resolve this fundamental hurdle .

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