Poulan Chainsaw Won't Oil Bar And Chain

I have a Poulan 1950 LE Woodshark that is not oiling the bar and chain.
I drained out the oil, checked the screen, (which was clean) took off the side cover that holds the bar and shot WD-40 thru the hose's that run back to the reservoir to make sure they weren't blocked. (WD-40 flowed freely)
I also cleaned the oil holes and the grove in the bar.
Then I reassembled the saw, filled it with oil, ran it, with no signs of oil flowing onto the bar/chain.
Then I ran it with the side cover off and w/o the bar, no oil flowing from the port/tube.
The saw is only a yr old and I've only made about 100 cuts with it, what could be the problem?
It's obvious to me that the oil isn't being pumped, is this a common problem with Poulan or did I just get a lemon?
And, is this an easy fix?
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Ron wrote:

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It's known as a fairly cheaply made saw. Sounds as if you did all the stuff you should have. If you get no help here, try posting at the misc.rural usenet forum, or, alternatively on www.gardenweb.com in the toolshed forum.
I'm not much at small engine mechanics....
If you will be using a saw much, you might try stepping up to an echo, Husky or stihl, you might be able to get a used one from a local dealer for not too many million....
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snipped-for-privacy@mailcity.com wrote:

Thanks, I'll try there.
BTW, no I don't use it much. Like I said, I've only made about 100 cuts with it in a little over a yr. Just enough time for the warranty to run out. I could take it back to Home Depot but they don't carry that saw anymore. I might just try taking it back anyway maybe they'll give me a credit.
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It is an easy fix. Just buy a new oil pump and install it.
You can order from your parts diagram or at any parts place.
Why did it fail? I can't say but a new pump solved my problem after I had done all the things you have done.
Colbyt
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put some windex on it

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Colbyt wrote:

Sorry if this post twice, friggen Google.
I found an oil pump locally, what part of the saw do I need to take apart to replace the oil pump?
Thanks, Ron
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Colbyt wrote:

Do you have the same saw ?
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Colbyt wrote:

OK, I located a new oil pump (locally) what part of the saw do I need to take apart to gain access to the pump?
Thanks, Ron
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