Author Topic: Poulan Pro 445 Headache  (Read 69 times)

0 Members and 0 Guests are viewing this topic.

Offline Ole_boy_red

  • pruner
  • *
  • Posts: 2
  • Karma: 0
Poulan Pro 445 Headache
« on: November 29, 2020, 03:22:55 pm »
New guy here!  Hoping I might can get some help with my favorite saw.  So I have an old 445 that I have been using to clear trees from the storms this year.  It has always been a little cold natured, but the last time I was using it i started having issues with it to the point where it shut down and has not started since.  We cleaned the carb, changed the plug (has spark), ran new fuel line, etc to no avail.  I just ordered a new carb kit for it, but I can't find the factory carb settings anywhere and Walbro has yet to get back with me so I'm just having to guess at this point.  Is there anything else I need to look for on this saw to get it back running?  I'm not very familiar with this style set up and need it back going ASAP so any help is greatly appreciated.

TIA for any help!
Derek

***I am also looking for a few parts if anyone knows where to look.  Need a grab handle, the side inserts for the throttle handle, and possibly the brake parts (not sure mine even has any in it currently)*** 

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter


Offline Cut4fun .

  • Administrator
  • Nitro Hotsaw
  • *******
  • Posts: 22191
  • Karma: 560
  • OHIO REDNECK Saw Repair Getter Done
    • Redneck Chainsaw Repair
Re: Poulan Pro 445 Headache
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2020, 08:15:28 am »
We are talking the 70.7cc PP445 right?   That is a great saw. 

There is a long thread here on the Poulan 445. 

Plus threads on each of the others. 415 425 475 505

Depends on which parts you are wanting. I have been selling off this series now.  Sold 2 running PP445 recently

New carb kit. But the carb would be from lightly seated L H both in and then back out somwhere from 1 out to 1.5 out for a starting point and then fine tune.

Pull muffler look at front of piston for scoring. 

Check you impulse line from bottom back of crankcase  seen between tank and cc to carb.


Just a few other ideas.




REDNECK Saw Repair Getter Done

Offline Ole_boy_red

  • pruner
  • *
  • Posts: 2
  • Karma: 0
Re: Poulan Pro 445 Headache
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2020, 12:11:00 am »
Thanks for the response cut4fun.  I've been reading a good bit through your posts.  I'm currently waiting on a carb kit to come in so I can go from there.  We did replace the impulse line while we had it apart just in case and I also noticed that the high adjustment was on 1/4 out.  Planning to pull the muffler when I get a chance and check it out. Not really expecting to find any issues given how strong it runs and the fact that the compression update soon.

Offline Cut4fun .

  • Administrator
  • Nitro Hotsaw
  • *******
  • Posts: 22191
  • Karma: 560
  • OHIO REDNECK Saw Repair Getter Done
    • Redneck Chainsaw Repair
Re: Poulan Pro 445 Headache
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2020, 08:14:17 am »
@3000 FPS Roger  have you paid attention where your tune setting ends up on these?   He is saying he was 1/4 out on H. 

I dont think I ever saved anything besides my starting points 1 1.25 1.5.  Nothing after fine tuning on this series that I can recall.
REDNECK Saw Repair Getter Done

Online 3000 FPS

  • Moderator
  • Nitro Hotsaw
  • *******
  • Posts: 4495
  • Karma: 278
  • Location: Carpenter, Wyoming
Re: Poulan Pro 445 Headache
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2020, 09:16:48 pm »
I have not tuned that saw in long time but I could step out to the garage and see where it is sitting at right now on the carb adjustments.   Tomorrow.   
PP 505, 475, 445.
Useful Useful x 1 View List

Online 3000 FPS

  • Moderator
  • Nitro Hotsaw
  • *******
  • Posts: 4495
  • Karma: 278
  • Location: Carpenter, Wyoming
Re: Poulan Pro 445 Headache
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2020, 03:20:09 pm »
Ok I got the Poulan Pro 445 out and the low setting is at 1 1/4 turns out.
The high setting on the carb is out 7/8 turn out .  The last time I used the saw it was running very good.

KEEP in mind that these setting will get you into the ball park and then you have to tune your saw according to where you live the gas you use and other variables.   
PP 505, 475, 445.
Agree Agree x 1 View List

Offline Cut4fun .

  • Administrator
  • Nitro Hotsaw
  • *******
  • Posts: 22191
  • Karma: 560
  • OHIO REDNECK Saw Repair Getter Done
    • Redneck Chainsaw Repair
Re: Poulan Pro 445 Headache
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2020, 07:20:01 am »
Ok I got the Poulan Pro 445 out and the low setting is at 1 1/4 turns out.
The high setting on the carb is out 7/8 turn out .  The last time I used the saw it was running very good.

KEEP in mind that these setting will get you into the ball park and then you have to tune your saw according to where you live the gas you use and other variables.   

Thanks for checking yours. 

Been busy with plumbing fix here.
REDNECK Saw Repair Getter Done

 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
223 Replies
7286 Views
Last post December 12, 2020, 07:44:04 am
by Cut4fun
Poulan Pro 295

Started by rms61moparman « 1 2 ... 9 10 » Poulan

94 Replies
3223 Views
Last post October 22, 2017, 10:54:42 pm
by Cut4fun .
Poulan 325

Started by Cut4fun . « 1 2 ... 8 9 » Poulan

87 Replies
3100 Views
Last post January 19, 2021, 10:10:37 am
by Cut4fun .
Poulan 425

Started by Cut4fun « 1 2 » Poulan

15 Replies
1105 Views
Last post March 18, 2014, 02:19:35 pm
by Cut4fun .
4 Replies
589 Views
Last post November 23, 2012, 12:28:15 am
by Andyshine77
23 Replies
1314 Views
Last post November 02, 2015, 04:36:50 pm
by Cut4fun .
5 Replies
296 Views
Last post October 01, 2020, 09:08:49 am
by Cut4fun .
2 Replies
259 Views
Last post May 21, 2017, 08:59:45 pm
by Cut4fun .
8 Replies
243 Views
Last post December 31, 2018, 09:04:53 am
by Cut4fun .
2 Replies
66 Views
Last post June 12, 2020, 10:13:07 am
by Cut4fun .