I've always had problems starting my MS311. /* //specify random images below. I have changed the air filter and checked the spark plug. MA America's Hometown. imagelinks="https://woodmizer.com/Store/Shop/Portable-Sawmills/LX25-Portable-Sawmill?utm_source=forestryforum.com&utm_medium=banner&utm_campaign=lx25&utm_term=2020-07-07&utm_content=800x160" This unit was purchased in 2009 but has less than 10 hours of actual service hours. var myimages=new Array() Started by quietrangr myimages="../../../images/top-banner/BMS25.jpg" Recently ( in the last few weeks) my saw won't start when it's hot. Stihl MS180C won't start anymore. Stihl MS 290, MS 310, MS 390 Service Repair Manual. //specify random images below. Cat D4 D. Model 6020-20hp Manual Thomas bandsaw,TC40A 4wd 40 hp New Holland tractor, 450 Norse Winch, Heatmor 400 OWB,YCC 1978-79, Quote from: kenskip1 on November 22, 2013, 11:20:30 PM, Quote from: 7sleeper on November 23, 2013, 02:27:42 AM, Quote from: SawTroll on November 23, 2013, 02:43:06 PM, Quote from: kenskip1 on November 23, 2013, 06:25:48 PM, Quote from: 7sleeper on November 23, 2013, 06:37:11 PM, Quote from: 7sleeper on November 23, 2013, 03:37:45 PM, Does Stihl have a different mount size at the studs for bigger and smaller Stihl, Mounting Cannon S2 (big Stihl) 42" bar on MS661 (small Stihl), What's the Dolmar equivalent of Stihl 260, and Stihl 362. I am very picky about cleaning and maintaining my saws. Do you have something to say about Stihl? ... Like others looked after my saw used all the correct oils and fuel - but from the start it was hard to start then after 10hrs use -engine seized - shop said $300-350 I went in today and they want $579- WTF imagelinks2="https://www.forestry-suppliers.com/product_pages/products.php?mi=77122&itemnum=94514" O. oldspark Guest. I have cut less than 1 cord and it won't start, won't run at idle. What happened? imagelinks="https://www.stihlusa.com/products/chain-saws/professional-saws/ms362/" /* myimages="../../../images/top-banner/forestryforum_protective.jpg" Common solutions for: Stihl Chainsaw won't start. May 20, 2018 . Stihl Ms 311 Chainsaw reviews: Problems starting. The ignition system ignites the fuel in the engine for proper combustion. imagelinks2="https://woodlandmills.com/portable-sawmills/?utm_source=forestryforum&utm_medium=banner&utm_campaign=2020sawmills" The Forestry Forum is sponsored in part by: I'm not sure why it won't start. any help would be apreceated thanks. //-->, . The main causes of this type of malfunction are the carburetor and filter, which could simply become clogged. myimages2="../../../images/top-banner/woodland3.png" Updated: 00/04/25 This is my first (and last) Stihl. LUOJIA Chainsaw 3/8 inch -7T Chain Sprocket Clutch Needle Bearing Replacement Parts Fits for Stihl 024 026 MS240 MS260 112 1160 2051, with Clutch Washer E-Clip(5PCS) 1.0 … I has a stihl ms 311 with no spark. Before starting your Stihl chainsaw, make sure that the area surrounding you is free from other people and objects. } These common problems will drop any engine, which is why you should check for these during your scheduled maintenance checks and tune-ups. myimages2="../../../images/top-banner/DGP-800x160-1.jpg" Though all Stihl saws are designed to provide years of trouble-free service, if your saw is running poorly or won’t start, there are three things to check: Is the saw getting fuel? 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.