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Old 12-14-2008, 01:31 PM
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Default Re: Newb Troubleshoot help

1. The chain sits on top of the tensioner. The tensioner causes issues for some people. Search around on here, there is a way to eliminate the tensioner completely.

2. Choke on is up, choke off is down.

3. You should have about 3/4" of play (up/down) on the top run of the chain. Also check the chain alignment, as that can cause issues.

4. You mean the plastic air cleaner? Does it constantly leak gas? Could be a float problem allowing the carb to fill up with gas. There is a post by Norman on here how to completely disassemble the carb and check everything.
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