Why won’t the chain move when the chainsaw is running?

While using your chainsaw, you may experience the chain not moving.

The most common causes for this issue are:

  • The chainsaw chain brake is activated.
  • The chain has been lubricated incorrectly, e.g. too much oil, wrong type of oil.
  • The chainsaw chain might be jammed.

Our Product Assistant can help you find the solution for your specific case.

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