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Author Topic: Stihl 028 WB  (Read 166 times)

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Offline samhunter1

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Stihl 028 WB
« on: January 03, 2018, 09:02:38 PM »
My dad gave me his Stihl 028 WB and I was using it to clear small trees and brush up at my place in the country. It had been working great for around 3 or so hours. All of a sudden it would not start and run. When I got it home and looked at it I noticed that the tank vent tube was cracked and had leaked gas all in the filter etc. I cleaned everything up, but I cannot get the saw to start. It will hit some times, but will die quickly. I noticed gas all over, even coming out of the muffler. This is with the saw vertical. All other gas lines are new. I don't know anything about saws, I know Jeeps, but was thinking maybe the diaphragm in the carb messed up and is just dumping fuel.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Mark

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Re: Stihl 028 WB
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2018, 12:59:06 PM »
Welcome to the forum samhunter1

I'm sure you found the problem. replace that vent tube.

Jon
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