Originally Posted by LKicklight
My little craftsman just blew a head gasket, never replaced one of those on a chain saw before. After she cranks, runs at one constant speed, must be getting air in around the gasket. Should be able to find some parts for it at Sears. kickster
Actually it most likely doesn't have a head gasket.
The cylinder and head is all one piece.
I'd look at......
Cylinder base gasket
Carb to cylinder boot. "Ripped" "rotted" "cracked"
Impulse line from carb to cylinder. "Off" "cracked" "rotted"