What to do if the chainsaw is pulling to one side while cutting

While you are using your chainsaw, it can start pulling to one side, making it difficult to cut straight. This may be caused by one of the following issues:

  • The chain is dull or damaged; make sure that the chain is correctly sharpened. If you need to replace the chainsaw chain, use the correct one.
    How to sharpen a chainsaw chain
  • The filing is incorrect; make sure that you use the right file when sharpening the chainsaw chain.
    How to choose the correct file size for the chainsaw chain
  • The guide bar is worn out or damaged; in these cases, replace the guide bar with a new one.
    How to replace the guide bar
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