How tight should the chain be on a chainsaw?
You can’t pull the drive links out of the chainsaw guide bar if the chain is too loose.
Why is my chainsaw not cutting with a new chain?
A dull cutting chain is one of the most common causes of a chainsaw not cutting properly. Try to replace the chain with a new one. The chain might have too much tension. If the chain is too tight, the chain may not be able to cut correctly.
Why is my chainsaw blade smoking?
The dull chain exerts a lot of pressure on the bar and chain in order to cut it. A lack of bar and chain oil, or an inferior type of oil that is being slung off the chain, could be the reason for this.
Why does my chainsaw chain dull so quickly?
It could be a couple of things if your chain is dulling quickly. You should check your user’s manual to make sure you are using the right size file. If you apply too much pressure when you file, it could be a problem. It will cause cutting edges to be too thin and dull.