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    LindsayMowerRepair Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Mar 16, 2008, 10:12 AM
    My chainsaw won't idle.
    My Craftsman's chainsaw starts but idles at high RPM's and won't idle down. Could this be caused by excessive varnish in the carburetor? Thank you LindsayMowerRepair
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    MOWERMAN2468 Posts: 3,214, Reputation: 243
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    Mar 16, 2008, 11:24 AM
    Are you a shop or what?
    You need to check for a binding throttle cable, debris, the idle set screw adjustment, the low speed jet adjustment, the air filter, the diaphrams, etc...

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