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Fuel Line – Part Number: 530069247
Fuel Line
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PartSelect #: PS9472280
Manufacturer #: 530069247
This is the replacement fuel line 25 Inch for several OPE products that use small engines. The fuel line carries fuel from the tank to the carburetor. Over time, the fuel line can become badly clogged...
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Engine Fuel Filter – Part Number: 530095646
Engine Fuel Filter
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PartSelect #: PS9285148
Manufacturer #: 530095646
This fuel filter is for lawn and garden equipment engines. Fuel filter cleans the fuel before it reaches the carburetor. Work in a well-ventilated area when installing this part. Drain the fuel...
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Tank Purge Line – Part Number: 530069216
Tank Purge Line
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PartSelect #: PS9472264
Manufacturer #: 530069216
This part is the replacement tank/purge line for your outdoor power equipment. It is made of clear plastic and is sold individually. The tank/purge line returns excess fuel from the carburetor to the ...
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Bulb-Purge "snap-in" – Part Number: 530047721
Bulb-Purge "snap-in"
PartSelect #: PS9471212
Manufacturer #: 530047721
This primer bulb, also known as a purge bulb, is used to push more fuel from the fuel tank into the carburetor of your small engine equipment, to help the engine start easier. Over time and through ex...
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Spark Plug (Rcj-8Y) – Part Number: 952030150
Spark Plug (Rcj-8Y)
PartSelect #: PS9484192
Manufacturer #: 952030150
This genuine Spark Plug, RCJ8Y, is sold individually, comprised of steel and ceramic, and is white and silver in color. The function of the spark plug is to ignite a mixture of air and fuel in the com...
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Fuel Line Fitting – Part Number: 530023877
Fuel Line Fitting
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PartSelect #: PS9469715
Manufacturer #: 530023877
The Fuel Line Fitting is a plastic part which attaches two pieces of fuel line together. If broken due to damage/fatigue, there may be a leak and the part must be replaced. Installation is rated as "E...
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Fuel Cap Assembly – Part Number: 580940901
Fuel Cap Assembly
PartSelect #: PS9982262
Manufacturer #: 580940901
This part is the replacement fuel cap assembly for your chainsaw. It is made of black plastic and is sold individually. The fuel cap prevents fuel from spilling out of the chainsaw and prevents debris...
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Assembly-Clutch Drum 3/8" – Part Number: 530057905
Assembly-Clutch Drum 3/8"
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PartSelect #: PS9471808
Manufacturer #: 530057905
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Spring-Starter – Part Number: 545008013
Spring-Starter
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PartSelect #: PS9482322
Manufacturer #: 545008013
Also referred to as a Recoil Spring, this OEM replacement part is used to rewind the pull rope back into the starter housing. This Spring is sold individually, not as part of a kit or assembly, and is...
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Carburetor – Part Number: 545070601
Carburetor
PartSelect #: PS9482465
Manufacturer #: 545070601
This is an authentic replacement carburetor which is supplied by the original equipment manufacturer for use with Craftsman chainsaws. The purpose of this part is to mix the air and the gas before the...
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Filter-Air – Part Number: 530057869
Filter-Air
PartSelect #: PS9471798
Manufacturer #: 530057869
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Kit-Clutch Washer – Part Number: 530071945
Kit-Clutch Washer
PartSelect #: PS9472730
Manufacturer #: 530071945
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Robert
December 8, 2019
When replacing the fuel lines, how much of the return line should protrude into the gas tank ?. long or short?
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Hello Robert, Thank you for the question. The Larger line only goes into the tank 1 1/2 or so inches. Hope this helps!

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Erik
February 6, 2020
Do you have a fuel line routing diagram for this chainsaw? My lines have deteriorated and would like to this rite the first time.Thanks for your time.
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Hello, Thank you for your question. We do not have that diagram unfortunately. However we have a few customers installation instruction on our site that might give some more information to you. We hope this helps.

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James
December 27, 2021
Where should the filter sit in tank? Or how long should the filter line in tank be?
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Hello James, Thank you for the question. The filter should be just touching the bottom of the tank. We hope this helps!

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Both the Fuel line and the Engine fuel line, where dry rotted.
1) While still attached to the fuel tank, I first sized up the old fuel lines with the newer fuel lines.
2) With a pair of needle nose players, I then removed the old dry rotted fuel ?? lines, from the fuel tank.
3) I cleaned the fuel tank and around the carburetor area, to insure that there was no debris, that could possibly fall into the path of the new fuel lines installation.
4) I then installed the smaller one of the fuel lines, so that it would be out of the way, of the larger fuel line. I Pulled the fuel line through the smaller hole in the fuel tank, with needle nose players. I pulled the smaller fuel line out through the fuel tank filler hole, attached the fuel filter to the smaller fuel line. I Made sure that the fuel filter was extended to the furthest end of the fuel tank bottom. Six inches in all. I then attached the smaller fuel line to the carburetor.
5) I Installed the larger fuel line, followed the same procedures as the smaller fuel line.
6) Both fuel lines where cut on an angle for easy installation. No lubricant was necessary.
7) I filled up the fuel tank with fresh fuel and oil, new air filter and spark plug. It started on the first pull. Amazing.
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Fuel Line Tank Purge Line Engine Fuel Filter
  • Victor from SCOTTSVILLE, KY
  • Difficulty Level:
    Very Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Pliers, Socket set
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Fuel and Purge lines had disintegrated
Disassembled it and cleaned fuel tank. Cut and ran new fuel lines, installed filter and reassembled. Parts fit perfectly and got running after not running for over 20 years.
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Fuel Line Tank Purge Line Engine Fuel Filter
  • Casper from ERATH, LA
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
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Replace the fuel lines
Replaced all fuel lines. Followed instructions found on Partselect.com, which said to insert cut fuel line in tank and use forceps to reach back in the tank and pull the fuel line through. The problem was that I did not have forceps, or needle nosed pliers that could reach the end of the hose.

Instead of running the line into the tank, I found another suggestion online to run the line from inside the tank outward, allowing me to grab the line with any pliers and thread it. The way I did this was used about a foot length of 14 gauge copper wire. Put an inch or two into the hose (that has been cut on an angle), and use a little black tape to secure the hose on the wire. Now you should be able to route the stiff wire from inside the tank to the fuel hole in the tank. Fish the wire through, and it should be enough to get the tapered end through the tank. Pull the copper wire, mine came out, but there was enough of the hose exposed on the outside of the tank for me to grab with pliers and pull it through.
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Fuel Cap Assembly Fuel Line Tank Purge Line Filter-Air Bulb-Purge "snap-in" Fuel Line Fitting Engine Fuel Filter
  • Robert from MANVILLE, NJ
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
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