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What is the fuel line routing for a Craftsman chainsaw model 358.351142?

I would like to know how to route the fuel lines on my chain saw.

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Mark Thomas
You have one large fuel line and one smaller. This eliminates some chance for error. If you have 2 small fuel lines to the carburetor connect them and start the engine. Reversing the fuel lines will not prevent the engine from starting. If you have them connected backwards, the engine will start and die. Reverse them and you will be correct.

The routing of the fuel lines vary from model to model. Keep in mind that the primer bulb circulates fuel from the tank, through the carburetor, and back into the fuel tank. One line goes from the fuel tank to the carburetor. One line goes from the fuel tank to the primer bulb, from the primer bulb to the carburetor, and back to the fuel tank.

Normally the fuel intake goes on a small line in the fuel tank. I am sending you an image of the most common routing for chainsaws.
by Mark Thomas Earned 5,600 community points in Craftsman
January 16th, 2010
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Manage My Life
My 358 382180 craftsman has the same fuel line routing. One of the things that came out of the fuel tank when I took all the parts off is a small "duck bill" check valve. I cannot see how this is connected into the system. Do you know? It looks like the one from the oil tank, so was it just in the wrong spot?
by Manage My Life
September 4th, 2010
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