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Author Topic: more 056 av problems  (Read 337 times)

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Offline snakeknuckles

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more 056 av problems
« on: June 24, 2014, 11:48:48 am »
So I ran my 056 AV pretty hard the other day, ripping a 36"x 12' red oak  (On logs bigger than 30 couple inches I usually rip in halfs before running through the headsaw - frick 00 56"). It ran pretty good through a tank of gas. I hung it up and finished with my 051.  Now I pulled it off the wall to do a little cross cutting and I started up and it imediately died like it was starving for gas. When I opened up air filter cover, it was packed with sawdust. I had noticed this  problem before and thought I fixed the problem by covering up the 2 slots at the bottom of the cover. I have the thing apart and there are no apparent gaps where sawdust can leak through from the chain area. There is also a lot of saw dust in the area between the engine and the fuel tank/carb mount. I don't know if the sawdust is my main problem right now but it certainly had completely clogged my air filter. Anybody else experienced this issue?