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Homelite Chainsaw Oil Pump Outlet Tube Replacement #570096001

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the oil pump outlet tube on Homelite chainsaws. The most common reasons for replacing the oil pump outlet tube are when it is broken, misplaced, or damaged, causing the chainsaw to leak oil.

All of the information in this oil pump outlet tube replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Homelite

Tools used: multi-screwdriver, flat-head bit, T25 Torx screwdriver, spark plug wrench, cord, clutch removal tool, adjustable wrench, Phillips head bit, needle-nose pliers, T20 Torx screwdriver

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you replace the oil pump outlet tube on your chainsaw first make sure the engine has cooled the on-off switch is in the “off” position and the chain brake is disengaged.
2
We recommend performing this procedure with little or no oil in the tank.
3
Now push the bar tensioner knob in and rotate it counter-clockwise to remove the chain cover.
4
Push the bar back to loosen and remove the cutting chain.
5
Pull off the chain bar.
6
Use a t-25 torx bit screwdriver to unthread the screws securing the top cover.
7
Pull the cover off.
8
Remove the wire and boot from the spark plug.
9
Use a socket or a spark plug wrench to help unthread the spark plug.
10
Confirm that the piston is in the “down” position then insert a cord into the cylinder to prevent the piston from moving.
11
Next, use a small flathead screwdriver to remove the e-clip securing the clutch sprocket.
12
Pull the clutch washer and the sprocket off.
13
Using a clutch removal tool, rotate the clutch clockwise to loosen then unthread the clutch.
14
Remove the large washer.
15
Now use a phillips-head screwdriver to remove the screw securing the chain guard and pull the guard off.
16
Use a t-20 torx bit screwdriver to remove the mounting screws to release the oil pump.
17
Detach the old outlet oil tube from the pump.
18
Use pliers to pull the old tube free of the housing.
19
Install the new oil pump outlet tube by inserting it through the hole in the housing.
20
Then secure it in the notch in the housing.
21
Attach the new tube to the outlet port on the pump.
22
Fully position the pump and replace the screws to secure.
23
Confirm that the outlet tube is properly seated in the slot in the housing – be careful not to puncture the new tube.
24
Reposition the chain guard and secure it with the screw.
25
Replace the large clutch washer.
26
Now rethread the clutch counter-clockwise onto the engine shaft and use the clutch removal tool to tighten.
27
Remove the cord from the cylinder and rethread the spark plug.
28
Be careful not to over tighten.
29
Reattach the wire and boot.
30
Realign the top cover and rethread the screws to secure.
31
Slide the clutch sprocket back onto the engine shaft.
32
Reposition the washer with the beveled edge facing outward and secure the assembly with the e-clip.
33
Realign the cutting chain on the chain bar.
34
Make sure the teeth on the chain are facing towards the front end of the chain bar on the top and away from the front end on the bottom.
35
Loop the chain onto the clutch sprocket as you align the chain bar on the mounting bolts.
36
Reposition the chain cover by inserting the chain tensioner pin into the bar – be aware you may need to adjust the position of the pin to fully align the cover.
37
Secure the cover loosely by rotating the bar tensioner knob clockwise.
38
Now lift the bar and rotate the chain adjustment dial clockwise until there is no slack in the chain.
39
Once the chain is taut, tighten the tension on the bar.
40
With the repair completed turn the on-off switch to the “on” position fill the oil tank with oil and your chainsaw should be ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the oil pump outlet tube on Homelite chainsaws. The most common reasons for replacing the oil pump outlet tube are when it is broken, misplaced, or damaged, causing the chainsaw to leak oil.

All of the information in this oil pump outlet tube replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Homelite

Tools used: multi-screwdriver, flat-head bit, T25 Torx screwdriver, spark plug wrench, cord, clutch removal tool, adjustable wrench, Phillips head bit, needle-nose pliers, T20 Torx screwdriver
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you replace the oil pump outlet tube on your chainsaw first make sure the engine has cooled the on-off switch is in the “off” position and the chain brake is disengaged.
2
We recommend performing this procedure with little or no oil in the tank.
3
Now push the bar tensioner knob in and rotate it counter-clockwise to remove the chain cover.
4
Push the bar back to loosen and remove the cutting chain.
5
Pull off the chain bar.
6
Use a t-25 torx bit screwdriver to unthread the screws securing the top cover.
7
Pull the cover off.
8
Remove the wire and boot from the spark plug.
9
Use a socket or a spark plug wrench to help unthread the spark plug.
10
Confirm that the piston is in the “down” position then insert a cord into the cylinder to prevent the piston from moving.
11
Next, use a small flathead screwdriver to remove the e-clip securing the clutch sprocket.
12
Pull the clutch washer and the sprocket off.
13
Using a clutch removal tool, rotate the clutch clockwise to loosen then unthread the clutch.
14
Remove the large washer.
15
Now use a phillips-head screwdriver to remove the screw securing the chain guard and pull the guard off.
16
Use a t-20 torx bit screwdriver to remove the mounting screws to release the oil pump.
17
Detach the old outlet oil tube from the pump.
18
Use pliers to pull the old tube free of the housing.
19
Install the new oil pump outlet tube by inserting it through the hole in the housing.
20
Then secure it in the notch in the housing.
21
Attach the new tube to the outlet port on the pump.
22
Fully position the pump and replace the screws to secure.
23
Confirm that the outlet tube is properly seated in the slot in the housing – be careful not to puncture the new tube.
24
Reposition the chain guard and secure it with the screw.
25
Replace the large clutch washer.
26
Now rethread the clutch counter-clockwise onto the engine shaft and use the clutch removal tool to tighten.
27
Remove the cord from the cylinder and rethread the spark plug.
28
Be careful not to over tighten.
29
Reattach the wire and boot.
30
Realign the top cover and rethread the screws to secure.
31
Slide the clutch sprocket back onto the engine shaft.
32
Reposition the washer with the beveled edge facing outward and secure the assembly with the e-clip.
33
Realign the cutting chain on the chain bar.
34
Make sure the teeth on the chain are facing towards the front end of the chain bar on the top and away from the front end on the bottom.
35
Loop the chain onto the clutch sprocket as you align the chain bar on the mounting bolts.
36
Reposition the chain cover by inserting the chain tensioner pin into the bar – be aware you may need to adjust the position of the pin to fully align the cover.
37
Secure the cover loosely by rotating the bar tensioner knob clockwise.
38
Now lift the bar and rotate the chain adjustment dial clockwise until there is no slack in the chain.
39
Once the chain is taut, tighten the tension on the bar.
40
With the repair completed turn the on-off switch to the “on” position fill the oil tank with oil and your chainsaw should be ready for use.

Applicable Product Model

Parts Needed
Hose
Hose
$2.96
Total$0.00

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