It is important to note that oil tanks cannot simply vent into the atmosphere, as this could lead to the oil leaking onto the operator. If you want to prevent your chainsaw from leaking oil in storage, you should drain the chainsaw and store it empty.
Why do my chainsaw leak bar oil?
When the saw is turned on, an over filled reservoir can leak oil. If it looks too high, check it out. There is a chance that the tank vent is plugged up if the oil runs out through the delivery line. The chain might be running dry if that is the case.
How do you stop an oil leak?
Adding Blue Devil Oil Leak Sealer to your engine oil is an easy and sure-fire oil leak repair. BlueDevil Oil Leak Stop can be added to your car to stop the oil leaks. Any leaking leak will be sealed within two days.
Is it normal for chainsaw to leak chain oil?
In most cases, there is nothing wrong with the chainsaw and what appears to be an oil leak is just oil that has sprayed from the chain as it rotates at high speed.
Why does my Stihl chainsaw leak oil?
This condition is not unusual for a chainsaw with a bar and chain lubricating system. The vacuum relief valve located in the side of the engine housing between the oil output hole and the bar stud may be the cause of the oil leaking from the unit.