DIY chainsaw repair
If your gas chainsaw doesn't roar to life when you try to start it, Sears PartsDirect can help. From a leaking fuel line to a gummed-up carburetor, we have the troubleshooting tips, repair help and chainsaw parts you need to make the repair yourself.
Learn how to replace chainsaw fuel lines and replace or rebuild the carburetor with our step-by-step repair guides. You can also find out how to cut tree limbs and branches, how to prevent chainsaw injuries and learn tips for a hard-to-start chainsaw on our articles and videos page. To find the owner’s manual or a complete list of replacement parts for your gas chainsaw, search for your model number.
The fuel line on a chainsaw becomes brittle over time and can crack. Replacing it doesn't require a lot of DYI experience. These instructions show you how.
If your chainsaw isn't running well, a dirty carburetor could be the problem. You can take it apart, clean it and rebuild it, using a carburetor rebuild kit. This repair guide takes you through the process.
If the engine won't start even though there's fuel in the chainsaw, the carburetor could be the problem. Sometimes, it's easier to replace the carburetor than to clean it and rebuild it. Follow these steps to do the job yourself in about half an hour.
Learn the basics of taking care of your chainsaw and solving common problems.
Don't be one of the 30,000 people a year who end up in emergency rooms with chainsaw injuries. Find out how to protect yourself and others.
Learn tips for using a chainsaw to cut down trees, cut up fallen tree limbs and prune small branches.
These tips may help you get your hard-to-start chainsaw running.
Oil leaking from your chainsaw often means the oil pump has failed. This video shows how to install a new chainsaw oil pump.
Put away your chainsaw the right way so it's ready the next time you need firewood.