Poulan PP4218AVX TYPE 2 chain saw repair and replacement parts

Poulan PP4218AVX TYPE 2 chain saw

Here are the repair parts and diagrams for your Poulan PP4218AVX-TYPE-2 chain saw. The diagram(s) below can help you find the right part. If you’d like help, we invite you to call our customer service number at the top of the page, or click chat.
On this page, you can also find any manuals, installation guides and error code tables associated with this model.
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Symptoms for gas chainsaws

Main causes: bad gas, engine needs tune up, cracked fuel lines, dirty carburetor
Main causes: cracked fuel lines, leaky carburetor seals, damaged fuel tank cap, cracked fuel tank
Main causes: stale gasoline, cracked fuel lines, dirty carburetor, damaged spark plug, worn piston rings

Repair guides for gas chainsaws

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your chainsaw.

February 1, 2014
By Lyle Weischwill
How to rebuild a chainsaw carburetor

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.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
February 1, 2014
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a chainsaw carburetor

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.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
February 1, 2014
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace chainsaw fuel lines

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.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less

Articles and videos for gas chainsaws

Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your chainsaw.

June 1, 2016

Chainsaw care and troubleshooting tips

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Learn the basics of taking care of your chainsaw and solving common problems.

January 1, 2016

How to prevent chainsaw injuries

By Jeff Day

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.

August 1, 2015

How to cut trees, limbs and branches with a chainsaw

By Jeff Day

Learn tips for using a chainsaw to cut down trees, cut up fallen tree limbs and prune small branches.