How To Fix A Chainsaw That Is Not Cutting– Chainsaw Repair

How To Repair A Chainsaw That Will Not Cut Properly

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If your saw is not cutting properly, or is cutting wood into fine saw dust, it could be the result of a dull chain. A sign of this is that you have to use heavier than normal force in order to cut. A dull chain should be addressed immediately, before it causes wear to the engine, clutch, and various other parts. You can sharpen a dull chainsaw blade one tooth at a time with a file. Keep an eye out for gouges or chips in any of the blade teeth, and be sure to file them away. The chain should be replaced if it is worn down past the point of repair, or damaged.

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