chainsaw runs for a few seconds then dies

If it dies again after this it must be a bad coil. Stock 350 and it will start and run for a few seconds then die.. Do not mess with the adjustment screws, as they are pre-set. Scanned it and came back with a code for the o2 sensor. Thread starter rocky739; Start date Sep 29, 2014; R. rocky739 Recruit. Now on to day 2. Will start, idle for a few seconds then it dies. It seems to start easier if the throttle is locked wide open and the choke is on full but still dies if you take it off choke or release throttle. Once the temp outside got below 80 or so, it would run fine. But, if you have already messed with it, then turn both screws fully in and then 1-1/2 turns out and leave them like that until the engine has started. I SWEAR it's a fuel delivery problem but I'll be darned if I know what to look at next. When your chainsaw quits after it gets hot, you either have a problem with gas flow being restricted into the engine or with the spark. I can choke it and it will start and runs for just a few seconds and then die. It's doesn't draw fuel on it's own. I've noticed that the longer it sits, the longer it will run before it dies. Then it dies. Tried the H/L set screws at numerous settings starting at 1 1/8 turns out. Help! It will start and run perfect. A mass air flow (MAF) sensor is responsible for measuring the amount of air entering the engine on most vehicles. (No FI … I'll rev it up and after a few seconds it will run and idle perfectly. Running a lean mixture for too long will cause irreversible damage to the internals of the engine. If it’s slow to return to idle or idles erratically, adjust the idle speed adjustment screw, no more than the width of the adjuster screw’s slot at a time, until you get a smooth deceleration. Air Filter and Spark Plug Guy said it was sitting for 2 years without being ran. After having it about 3 days got in the truck at a gas station start it up and it runs for about 2-3 seconds and bam dies. Most importantly, the mixing should be the right proportion, usually in the ratio of 12:1. A problematic carburetor directly affects the engine, in which case, a pressure washer starts then dies after a few minutes. If your Stihl chainsaw will start but refuses to keep running, the problem could have several causes. it will then turn it over and eventually start up. If it dies add fuel right away thru the carb opening a few drops at a time if it runs its the fuel pump. That being said, if i let it sit overnight and try to start it, it will start up for 2 seconds then sputter out and dies. It runs for a couple seconds, then dies after the fuel is burned. Just bought a 2008 benxhou scooter. I am baffled on why it runs like no tomorrow for 5-10 seconds then goes down to idle..then dies? The scooter Sometimes will start after a few cranks runs great top speed 33mph for about 20 to 30 seconds then dies. Stihl MS170 Chainsaw starts then dies. Then you have to crank it for a bit before it fires again then it runs fine. We installed the unit and the key does remote start the car now, however it only runs for about 5 seconds, then shuts down. Joined Sep 29, 2014 Messages 3. A MAF… It starts and fires right up runs for 30 seconds then dies. A bad fuel line will cause the chainsaw to run lean (too little fuel or too much air in the mixture), and this means it will only run at idle for 5 to 10 seconds before it shuts off completely. Even if I quickly open the choke after the motor starts, the motor dies after a few seconds. A chainsaw that dies after it gets hot is a frequent problem in older model chainsaws. Then fall and winter arrived and it problem went away. It does the same thing. It starts up runs for 5 seconds and dies. Over the … I've had the same starts run for a few seconds and dies,replaced fuel pump,pump relay,fuel filter,ignition module.still did the same thing.final put the air box back on and it runs.so the mas airflow sensor has to have air going over it. The problem is Most likely that you have a dirty carburetor and it needs to be cleqaned and rebuilt. I can then drive it all day without the problem occurring again. Unhooked Fass … Fortunately, resolving any of them will only require using some simple tools and a bit of "elbow grease." This is a new problem, and the vehicle has 240,000 miles on it. I'm ASSuming that fuel is bleeding back to the tank from the fuel filter. Timing is at 8 degrees initial. This is a common occurrence on older-model chainsaws. Appears it is running out of gas? Carburetor basics and troubleshooting Technically, a carburetor is where air and fuel mix. Alternator is good. It once too me 3 hours to make a 30 minute drive home from work. Does this about 10-15 times then runs fine. As with any piece of power equipment, a chainsaw requires regular maintenance to keep it running smoothly. It was running slightly longer when I took it out on job sight last week..but not good enough to use. The engine turned over, and would run for about three seconds, presumably just burning the starter fluid as the fuel. Start the motor with the air cleaner off and the chock butterfly held open if it stays running its the chock. I have replaced the fuel filter and the lines and installed a new Carb. 2018 Larmie I’ve had it about a month and a half. Your buddy will really think you are smart when you have fixed the chainsaw for him. Installed a Fass 150 lift pump. Sep 29, 2014 #1 Hello all, I have a 2003 Yamaha 50TLRB outboard that has never run correctly from the day we got it last year. I repeat the process with the same result. The red light comes on, it starts for 5 seconds, then the yellow light flashes and it cuts off. outboard starts, runs for a few seconds, then dies. Replaced that and no change. Then adjust for best running and idle. So I have narrowed it down to the bleeder screw or a … Checked fuel pressure, injectors, replaced distributor, and coil. However, a damaged air filter should be replaced. Report; ExpertDiag answered 3 weeks ago Ok so truck was running fine. My Husqvarna 128LD is not very old but when I start it I can’t keep it running… It really seems like a fuel problem! Every time it died, if I let it sit for about 30 minutes it would fire back up and run for another 30 minutes or so. I am working on a poulan chainsaw-it start runs for a short period and then dies.has new carb,new fuel,new air and fuel - Answered by a verified Technician. All battery connections good, battery charged and in good condition. Reply ... Last few times I used it the saw needed revving up before cutting or it would bog. Having this issue recently. I live where it's pretty rural, and I leave my keys in the car overnight. The Queen's loyal companion Vulcan (circled bottom), a dachshund-corgi cross, died a few weeks ago at Windsor, according to sources. I could get it started for about 2 seconds and then it'd die again. The bike will fire up no problem and run ok for around 7-10 seconds then shut down. The engine speed should return to a smooth idle in two seconds or so. Start the truck, turns over just fine, then dies after about two seconds. Seems that the only way the motor gets fuel is when fuel is supplied by the primer bulb. I have replaced fuel, spark plug, checked fuel lines, tried spraying cleaner in air intake and still nothing. The diaphrams/gaskets in carb look new. If you leave it for a few seconds it starts, but then dies again. It died last week cutting some wood. It does this every time, starts then dies, starts then dies. Jacked with it all night. Then the red light comes on again and the engines starts, then it dies again after 5 seconds. … New or not i have send dead item right off the shelf. I then can continue to try and start it. Once it starts, it doesn't matter if you leave it idling or whether you rev it, it still cuts out after about 3 seconds. At first i thought Humm that’s weird tried starting it again and it fired right up. Regular checks of the air filter for buildup should be part of your regular chainsaw maintenance routine. In the case that your chainsaw runs for a while, then dies, it may be possible to simply clean the air filter to correct this symptom. The following summer... same problem. Bleed all lines, all clean, primed pump, pumped the primer pump on the filter housing (under hood) truck starts and runs for about 3 seconds. A fouled spark plug can cause your chainsaw to start but immediately die. I have a poulan 1950 le chainsaw that will only run for a few seconds. Once it's up to opperating temp. Had it towed home and it fired right up, ran for 10 seconds perfectly, then died. Mark helpful. If you have a ballastresistor in a "bypass circuit" and the engine repeatedly starts when you crank the starter but dies when you release the starter switch or key, then that ballast resisitor has an open circuit and needs replacement. A spark plug is considered fouled when the insulator nose at the firing tip becomes coated with a … I bought a 2011 250 XCF last night for my son but am having an issue with getting the bike to run (got the bike cheap because of this fault). It is not known how old the Dorgi was, or what he died of. This is because there is dirt or gum and varnish that has formed in the carburetor..... usually because there was gas left in the carburetor while the unit … Battery is good per my multimeter. It's about halfway through a new tank of gas. 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