Sorry, I posted in the Ask the Experts forum instead of here about an issue I have with a chainsaw brake dragging. If admins can't reassign the forum of the thread, then could you please click this link to check out my questions?
I have a used Craftsman 358351702 chainsaw. I opened up the clutch assembly and can see what looks like dark discoloration on the drum and clutch, plus some melted plastic on the chassis ("~12-1 o'clock" as viewed from the saw's right side) and on the chainsaw brake.
I removed the excess...