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need advice on Poulan 445 pole saw

Posted by garden_fool zone 9 TX (My Page) on
Sun, Oct 19, 08 at 16:20

I had to replace the fuel lines on my pole saw and since then it won't start. I think the jet is plugged where the fuel goes into the carburator because when I press on the primer bulb several times it pressures up and I can't push it anymore. I drained the fuel and took the line back off and tried to vaccuum the connection going into the carburator. After that I could push the primer bulb without it pressureing up. I put it back together and it started and ran for a little while and died. I pushed on the primer bulb and it pressures up just like before so any idea's what I need to try next? Thanks for any information

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RE: need advice on Poulan 445 pole saw

I'd try cleaning the carburetor, maybe even do a rebuild when you have it apart as the kits are cheap. Maybe replace the fuel filter and flush out the fuel line also, maybe something is getting in there to muck up the carburetor.

RE: need advice on Poulan 445 pole saw

Does it matter which fuel line is connected to the pipes (long & short) on the Primer Bulb?

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