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Instruction Manual I CRRFTSMRN ° I 2.6 cu . in . / 42cc 2 - Cycle GASOLINE CHAIN SAW Model No . 358.350380 - 18 in . Bar Q Safety Q Assembly Q Operation Q Maintenance Q Parts List Q Espa _ ol _ _ For Occasional Use Only WARNING : Read and follow all Safety Rules and Operating Instructions before first use of this product . For answers to your questions about this product : Call 7 am - 7 pm , Mon - Sat ; Sun , 10 am - 7 pm 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 _ Hours listed are Central Time ) Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 U . S . A . 530086518 7 / 19 / 01
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Warranty 2 Storage 18 Safety Rules 2 Troubleshooting Table 19 Assembly 6 Emissions Statement 20 Operation 7 Parts List 22 Maintenance 13 Spanish 25 Service and Adjustments 16 Parts & Ordering Back Cover FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN _ GAS CHAIN SAW For one year from the date of purchase , when this Craftsman Gas Chain Saw is maintained , lubricated and tuned up according to the instruction manual , Sears will repair , free of charge , any defect in material or workmanship . This warranty excludes the bar , chain , spark plug and air filter , which are expendable parts , and become worn during normal use . If this Gas Chain Saw is used for commercial or rental purposes , this warranty applies for 30 days from the date of purchase . WARRANTY SERVICE IS AVAILABLE BY RETURNING THIS CHAIN SAW TO THE NEAREST SEARS STORE OR SERVICE CENTER IN THE UNITED STATES . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , D / 817 WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 tection such as non - fogging , vented WARNING : Always disconnect goggles or face screen ; an approved spark plug wire when making repairs safety hard hat ; and sound barriers except for carburetor adjustments . Be - ( ear plugs or mufflers ) to protect your cause a chain saw is a high - speed hearing . Regular users should have woodcutting tool , special precautions hearing checked regularly as chain must be observed to reduce risk of ac - saw noise can damage hearing . cidents . Careless or improper use of • Secure hair above shoulder length . this tool can cause serious injury . Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry ; PLAN AHEAD they can get caught in moving parts . • Restrict the use of your saw to adult • Keep all parts of your body away users who understand and can fol - from the chain when the engine is low the safety rules , precautions , running . and operating instructions found in • Keep children , bystanders , and ani - this manual . mals at least 30 feet ( 10 meters ) Hearing . . . . . Safety Hat away from the work area when start - ing and using the saw . Protection ' _ - I ' _ ' _ ; rEyeotection Snug P • Do not handle or operate a chain Fitting . . . . . _ Heavy Duty saw when you are fatigued , ill , or up - Clothing Gloves set , or if you have taken alcohol , drugs , or medication . You must be in good physical condition and mentally Safetys alert . If you have any condition that Shoe f Safety Chaps \ might be aggravated by strenuous \ 4 work , check with doctor before oper - i . IIi ating . • Wear protective gear . Always use • Do not start cutting until you have a steel - toed safety footwear with non - clear work area , secure footing , and slip soles ; snug - fitting clothing ; especially if you are felling a tree , a heavy - duty , non - slip gloves ; eye pro - retreat path .
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OPERAYTOEURSAWSAFELY • Check for damaged parts . Before fur - • DonotoperawteithonehandS . eri - ther use of the chain saw , a guard or ousinjurtyotheoperatohre , lperosr , other part that is damaged should be bystandemrsayresuflrtomone - carefully checked to determine that it handeodperatioAnc . hainsawisin - will operate properly and perform its tendefdortwo - handuesde . intended function . Check for alignment • Operattheechaisnawonlyinawell - of moving parts , binding of moving ventilatoeudtdoaorrea . parts , breakage of parts , mounting and • Donotoperasteawfromaladdeorr any other conditions that may affect its inatree . operation . A guard or other part that is • Makesurethechaiwn illnotmake damaged should be properly repaired contawctithanyobjecwthilestarting or replaced by a Sears Service Center unless otherwise indicated elsewhere theengine . Never try to start the saw when the guide bar is in a cut . in the instruction manual . • Do not put pressure on the saw , es - • When not in use , chain saws should pecially at the end of the cut . Doing be stored in a dry , high or locked - up so can cause you to lose control place out of the reach of children . when the cut is completed . • When storing saw , use a scabbard or • Stop engine before setting saw carrying case . down . HANDLE FUEL WITH CAUTION • Hand carry saw only when engine is • Do not smoke while handling fuel or stopped . Carry with muffler away while operating the saw . from body ; guide bar & chain project - • Eliminate all sources of sparks or ing behind you ; guide bar preferably flame in areas where fuel is mixed or covered with a scabbard . poured . • Do not operate a chain saw that is • Mix and pour fuel in an outdoor area damaged , improperly adjusted , or not and use an approved , marked con - completely and securely assembled . tainer for all fuel purposes . Wipe up Always replace bar , chain , hand all fuel spills before starting saw . guard , chain brake , or other parts im - • Move at least 10 feet ( 3 meters ) from mediately if they become damaged , fueling site before starting . broken , or are otherwise removed . • Turn the engine off and let saw cool MAINTAIN YOUR SAW IN GOOD in a non - combustible area , not on WORKING ORDER dry leaves , straw , paper , etc . Slowly • Have all chain saw service per - remove fuel cap and refuel unit . formed by a qualified service dealer • Store the unit and fuel in a cool , dry except the items listed in the MAINTE - well ventilated space where fuel va - NANCE section of this manual . pors cannot reach sparks or open • Make certain the saw chain stops flames from water heaters , electric moving when the throttle trigger is motors or switches , furnaces , etc . released . For correction , refer to GUARD AGAINST KICKBACK CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENTS . Follow all safety rules to help avoidcan • Keep the handles dry , clean , and kickback and other forces which free from oil or fuel mixture . result in serious injury . • Keep caps and fasteners securely tightened . • Nonconforming replacement compo - _ ' _ . _ , : f . ¢ ' Kickback Path nents or the removal of safety devices may cause damage to the unit and possible injury to the operator or by - standers . Use only Craftsman acces - sories and replacement parts as rec - _ t . . _ < _ 2 _ Avoid Obstructions ommended . Never modify your saw . f _ ; _ • Maintain chain saw with care . • Keep unit sharp and clean for better and safer performance . • Follow instructions for lubricating and Clear The Working Area changing accessories .
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increase the chance of kickback . Fol - Z _ LI _ WARNING : Avoid kickback which low manufacturer's chain sharpening can result in serious injury . Kickback and maintenance instructions . Check is the backward , upward or sudden for - tension at regular intervals , but never with engine running . Make sure chain ward motion of the guide bar occurring brake nuts are securely tightened . when the saw chain near the upper tip • Begin and continue cutting at full of the guide bar contacts any object speed . If the chain is moving at a such as a log or branch , or when the slower speed , there is greater chance wood closes in and pinches the saw of kickback occurring . chain in the cut . Contacting a foreign • Use extreme caution when reentering object in the wood can also result in a cut . loss of chain saw control . • Do not attempt cuts starting with the • Rotational Kickback can occur tip of the bar ( plunge cuts ) . when the moving chain contacts an • Watch for shifting logs or other forces object at the upper tip of the guide that could close a cut and pinch or fall bar . This contact can cause the into chain . chain to dig into the object , which • Use the specified Reduced - aKickbackin . stops the chain for an instant . The Guide Bar and Low - Kickback Ch result is a lightning fast , reverse Avoid Pinch - Kickback : reaction which kicks the guide bar • Be extremely aware of situations aorl up and back toward the operator . obstructions that can cause materi • Pinch - Kickback can occur when to pinch the top of or otherwise stop the the wood closes in and pinches the chain . the moving saw chain in the cut • Do not cut more than one log at a along the top of the guide bar and time . the saw chain is suddenly stopped . • Do not twist saw as bar is withdrawn This sudden stopping of the chain from an undercut when bucking . results in a reversal of the chain Avoid Pull - In : force used to cut wood and causes • Always begin cutting with the engine the saw to move in the opposite di - rection of the chain rotation . The at full speed and the saw housing against wood . saw is driven straight back toward • Use wedges made of plastic or wood . the operator . Never use metal to hold the cut open . • Pull - In can occur when the moving MAINTAIN CONTROL chain contacts a foreign object in the wood in the cut along the bot - Stand to the left of the saw tom of the guide bar and the saw chain is suddenly stopped . This underside t Thumb on \ [ sudden stopping pulls the saw for - ward and away from the operator and could easily cause the opera - tor to lose control of the saw . • \ \ REDUCE THE CHANCE OF KICKBACK Elbow • Recognize that kickback can happen . locked With a basic understanding of kick - Never reverse hand positions back , you can reduce the element of surprise which contributes to acci - • A good , firm grip on the saw with both dents . hands will help you maintain control . • Never let the moving chain contact Don't let go . Grip the rear handle with any object at the tip of the guide bar . your right hand whether you are right • Keep working area free from obstruc - or left handed . Wrap the fingers of tions such as other trees , branches , your left hand over and around the rocks , fences , stumps , etc . Eliminate front handlebar , and your left thumb or avoid any obstruction that your saw under the front handlebar . Keep your chain could hit while cutting . left arm straight with the elbow locked . • When cutting a branch , do not let the • Position your left hand on the front guide bar contact another branch or handlebar so it is in a straight line with other objects around it . your right hand on the rear handle • Keep saw chain sharp and properly when making bucking cuts . Stand tensioned . A loose or dull chain can slightly to the left side of the saw to
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CHAIN BRAKE keepyoubrodfyrombeinignadirect linewiththecuttincghain . • Chain Brake : designed to stop the chain in the event of kickback . • Stanwdithyouwr eighetvenblyal - anceodnbothfeet . • Donoot verreaYcho . ucoulbdedrawn m _ WARNINu : WE DO NOT REP - orthrowonffbalancaendlosecontrol . RESENT AND YOU SHOULD NOT AS - • Donoct utabovsehouldheerighItt . is SUME THAT THE CHAIN BRAKE WILL difficutoltmaintacionntrooflsaw PROTECT YOU IN THE EVENT OF A abovsehouldheeright . KICKBACK . Kickback is a lightning fast KICKBASCAKFETFYEATURES action which throws the bar and rotat - ing chain back and up toward the op - , _ WARNING : The following features erator . Kickback can be caused by al - are included on your saw to help reduce lowing contact of the bar tip in the hazard of kickback ; however , such fea - danger zone with any hard object . tures will not totally eliminate this danger . Kickback can also be caused by Do not rely only on safety devices . Fol - pinching the saw chain along the top low all safety rules to help avoid kick - of the guide bar . This action may push back and other forces which can result the guide bar rapidly back toward the in serious injury , operator . Either of these events may cause you to lose control of the saw • Front Hand Guard : designed to reduce which could result in serious injury or the chance of your left hand contact - even death . DO NOT RELY UPON ANY ing the chain if your hand slips off the front handlebar . OF THE DEVICES BUILT INTO YOUR • Position of front and rear handlebars : SAW . YOU SHOULD USE THE SAW designed with distance between han - PROPERLY AND CAREFULLY TO AVOID dles and " in - line " with each other . The KICKBACK . Reduced - kickback guide spread and " in - line " position of the bars and low - kickback saw chains re - hands provided by this design work duce the chance and magnitude of together to give balance and resis - kickback and are recommended . Your tance in controlling the pivot of the saw has a low kickback chain and bar saw back toward the operator if kick - as original equipment . Repairs on a back occurs . chain brake should be made by an au - • Reduced - Kickback Guide Bar : de - thorized Sears Service Center . Take signed with a small radius tip whichdan - your unit to the place of purchase or to reduces the size of the kickback your nearest Sears Service Center . ger zone on the bar tip . This type bar • Tip contact in some cases may cause has been demonstrated to significantly reduce the number and seriousness of a lightning fast reverse REACTION , kickbacks when tested in accordance kicking guide bar up and back toward with ANSI B175 . 1 . operator . • Pinching the saw chain along the top of the guide bar may push the guide Tip Guide Bar bar rapidly back toward the operator . _ , _ . _ , Small Radius • Either of these reactions may cause you to lose control of the saw which could result in serious injury . Do not Large Radius [ " / _ ' rely exclusively upon safety devices Tip Guide Bar built into your saw . • Low - Kickback Chain : has met kick - SAFETY NOTICE : Exposure to vibra - back performance requirements when tions through prolonged use of gasoline tested on a representative sample of powered hand tools could cause blood chain saws below 3.8 cubic inch dis - vessel or nerve damage in the fingers , placement specified in ANSI B175 . 1 . hands , and joints of people prone to Low - Kickback Chain circulation disorders or abnormal swell - Contoured Depth Gauge ing . Prolonged use in cold weather has . . . . . . . . . Elongated Guard Link been linked to blood vessel damage in otherwise healthy people . If symptoms force and allows occur such as numbness , pain , loss of wood to gradually deflects kickback strength , change in skin color or texture , ride into Cutter or loss of feeling in the fingers , hands , or
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KNOWYOUR SAW READ THIS INSTRUCTION MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR CHAIN SAW . Compare the illustrations with your unit to familiarize yourself with the location of the various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . Chain Front Hand Guard ' ' _ r _ _ / , _ Handle , Front Adjustment Tool ILl , Starter Rope ( Bar Tool ) I _ ON / STOP Switch Muffler [ _ _ Pr _ ber Bar Oil Fill Cap Housing Fuel Mix Fill Cap Fast Idle _ , . Cylinder Cover _ Throttle Lock t _ / / q Chain . Lock / ou , . t - - L - Adjusting r Screw _ . , u22v / ulrec _ ton Rea _ lle _ @ _ / - _ i ' _ _ _ i , Travel Throttle Choke Chain Brake Guide Bar Trigger Knob Chain Chain Nuts Brake Catcher ON / STOP SWITCH CHOKE KNOB The CHOKE KNOB activates the choke to The ON / STOP SWITCH is used to stop the engine . provide additional fuel to the engine dur - THROTTLE TRIGGER ing cold starting . PRIMER BULB The THROTTLE TRIGGER controls engine The PRIMER BULB circulates fuel to the speed . THROTTLE LOCKOUT carburetor to provide quicker starting . CHAIN BRAKE The THROTTLE LOCKOUT must be The CHAIN BRAKE is a device designed pressed before you can squeeze the to stop the chain if kickback occurs . throttle trigger . This feature prevents you from accidentally squeezing the trigger . The chain brake activates automatically in the event of kickback . The chain FAST IDLE LOCK The FAST IDLE LOCK holds the throttle brake activates manually if the front hand guard is pushed forward . The trigger in the starting position . Activate chain brake is disengaged by pulling the the fast idle lock by pressing the throttle front hand guard back toward the front lockout and squeezing the throttle trig - handle as far as possible . ger . With the throttle trigger squeezed , CHAIN TENSION press the fast idle lock . Release the It is normal for a new chain to stretch throttle lockout and trigger while holding during first 30 minutes of operation . You the fast idle lock button . should check your chain tension fre - quently . See CHAIN TENSION under the SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS section . 7
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IMPORTANT POINTS TO REMEMBER DIFFICULT STARTING ( or starting a flooded engine ) When pulling the starter rope , do not The engine may be flooded if it has not use the full extent of the rope as this started after 10 pulls . can cause the rope to break . Do not Flooded engines can be cleared of ex - let starter rope snap back . Hold the cess fuel by following the warm engine handle and let the rope rewind slowly . starting procedure listed above . Insure NOTE : DO NOT attempt to cut material the ON / STOP switch is in the ON position . with the fast idle lock button in the Starting could require many pulls de - locked position . pending on how badly unit is flooded . STARTING A COLD ENGINE ( or a If engine still fails to start , refer to the warm engine after running out of TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE or call fuel ) 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . 1 . Move ON / STOP switch to ON posi - CHAIN BRAKE tion . 2 . Pull choke knob out to the full extent . A _ 1 _ WARNING : If the brake band is 3 . Slowly press the primer bulb 6 times . worn too thin it may break when the chain brake is triggered . With a broken Primer Bulb brake band , the chain brake will not stop the chain . The chain brake must be re - placed if any part is worn to less than Switch 1 / 32 " thick . Repairs on a chain brake should be made by your Sears Service Center . Take your unit to the place of purchase or to the nearest Sears Ser - vice Center . CHOi KPOSmONS Cho ei , : i • This saw is equipped with a chain Knob L _ . l - _ ' , brake . The brake is designed to stop Off Full the chain if kickback occurs . • The inertia - activated chain brake is 4 . Squeeze and hold throttle trigger . With thumb press fast idle lock activated if the front hand guard is down ; then release throttle trigger . pushed forward , either manually ( by 5 . Sharply pull the starter rope handle hand ) or automatically ( by sudden 5 times with your right hand . Then , movement ) . proceed to the next step . • If the brake is already activated , it is NOTE : If the engine sounds as if it is disengaged by pulling the front hand trying to start before the 5th pull , stop guard back toward the front handle pulling and immediately proceed to the as far as possible . next step . • When cutting with the saw , the chain 6 . Fully push in choke knob ( to the brake must be disengaged . OFF position ) ; pull the starter rope Disengaged _ until the engine starts . 7 . Allow the engine to run for approxi - mately 5 seconds . Then , squeeze and release the throttle trigger to al - low engine to return to idle speed . STARTING A WARM ENGINE Braking function controlake 1 . Fully push in choke knob ( to the CAUTION : The chain br must be OFF position ) . checked several times daily . The engine 2 . Move ON / STOP switch to ON posi - must be running when performing this tion . procedure . This is the only instance 3 . Slowly press primer bulb 6 times . when the saw should be placed on the 4 . Squeeze and hold throttle trigger . ground with the engine running . With thumb press fast idle lock Place the saw on firm ground . Grip the down ; then release throttle trigger . rear handle with your right hand and 5 . Sharply pull starter rope with your the front handle with your left hand . right hand until the engine starts . Apply full throttle by fully depressing 6 . Squeeze and release the throttle the throttle trigger . Activate the chain trigger to return engine to idle speed . brake by turning your left wrist against
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TREE FELLING TECHNIQUES thehangduarwdithoruetleasiynogur griparounthdefronhtandlTeh . echain , _ WARNING : Check for broken or shousldtopimmediately . dead branches which can fall while cut - Inertia activating function control ting causing serious injury . Do not cut near buildings or electrical wires if you _ WARNING : When performing the do not know the direction of tree fall , nor following procedure , the engine must cut at night since you will not be able to be turned off . see well , nor during bad weather such Grip the rear handle with your right hand as rain , snow , or strong winds , etc . and the front handle with your left hand . • Carefully plan your sawing operation Hold the chain saw approximately 14 " in advance . ( 35 cm ) above a stump or other wooden • Clear the work area . You need a surface . Release your grip on the front clear area all around the tree so you handle and let the tip of the guide bar can have secure footing . fall forward and contact the stump . • The chain saw operator should keep When the tip of the bar hits the stump , on the uphill side of the terrain as the the brake should activate . tree is likely to roll or slide downhill OPERATING TIPS after it is felled . • Check chain tension before first use • Study the natural conditions that can and after 1 minute of operation . See cause the tree to fall in a particularde : CHAIN TENSION in the MAINTENANCE direction . These conditions inclu section . • The wind direction and speed . • Cut wood only . Do not cut metal , • The lean ofthe tree . The lean of a plastics , masonry , non - wood building tree might not be apparent due to materials , etc . uneven or sloping terrain . Use a • Stop the saw if the chain strikes a plumb or level to determine the di - foreign object . Inspect the saw and rection of tree lean . repair parts as necessary . • Weight and branches on one side . • Keep the chain out of dirt and sand . • Surrounding trees and obstacles . Even a small amount of dirt will • Look for decay and rot . If the trunk is quickly dull a chain and increase the rotted , it can snap and fall toward the possibility of kickback . operator . • Practice cutting a few small logs us - • Make sure there is enough room for ing the following steps . This will help the tree to fall . Maintain a distance of you get the " feel " of using your saw 2 - 1 / 2 tree lengths from the nearest before you begin a major sawing op - person or other objects . Engine eration . noise can drown out a warning call . • Squeeze the throttle trigger and al - • Remove dirt , stones , loose bark , low the engine to reach full speed nails , staples , and wire from the tree before cutting . where cuts are to be made . • Begin cutting with the saw frame against the log . • Keep the engine at full speed the _ l _ q _ z ' Plan a clear retreat path entire time you are cutting . • Allow the chain to cut for you . Exert I ' _ _ , _ - - _ - Direction of fall only light downward pressure . • Release the throttle trigger as soon 45 " / _ as the cut is completed , allowing the engine to idle . If you run the FELLING LARGE TREES saw at full throttle without a cutting load , unnecessary wear can occur . ( 6 inches in diameter or larger ) • To avoid losing control when cut is The notch method is used to fell large complete , do not put pressure on trees . A notch is cut on the side of the saw at end of cut . tree in the desired direction of fall . After • Stop engine before setting saw down . a felling cut is made on the opposite side of tree , the tree will tend to fall in the direction of the notch . 10
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NOTEIf : treehaslargbeuttresrosots , saw aside and pull down the tree removtheembeforme akintghenotch . with a cable winch , block and tackle , Ifusinsgawtoremovbeuttresrosots , or tractor . keepsawchaifnromcontacting CUTTING A FALLEN TREE grountdoprevednut llinogfthechain . ( BUCKING ) NOTCCHUTANDFELLINTGREE Bucking is the term used for cutting a • Makenotcchutbycuttintghetopof fallen tree to the desired log size . thenotcfhirstC . utthroug1h / 3ofthe diametoefrthetreeN . exctomplete , _ k WARNING : Do not stand on the thenotchbycuttintghebottomS . ee log being cut . Any portion can roll illustratioOnn . ctehenotchiscutr , e - causing loss of footing and control . Do movtehewedgoefwoodfromtree . not stand downhill of the log being cut . Fellincught ere IMPORTANT POINTS Firsctut I 2 - / • Cut only one log at a time . • Cut shattered wood very carefully ; sharp pieces of wood could be flung toward operator . Notch , , . " - A - " - z • Use a sawhorse to cut small logs . tj _ ! f Never allow another person to hold the log while cutting and never hold Second cutSf / \ _ ge the log with your leg or foot . • Do not cut in an area where logs , • After removing the wood from the limbs , and roots are tangled . Drag notch , make the felling cut on the op - logs into a clear area before cutting posite side of the notch . This is done them by pulling out exposed and by making a cut about two inches cleared logs first . higher than the center of the notch . BUCKING TECHNIQUES This will leave enough uncut wood be - A tween the felling cut and the notch to m _ , WAR NI NG : If saw becomes form a hinge . This hinge will help pre - pinched or hung in a log , don't try to vent the tree from falling in the wrong force it out . You can lose control of the direction . saw resulting in injury and / or damage to Hinge holds tree on the saw . Stop the saw , drive a wedge of stump and helps plastic or wood into the cut until the saw control fall can be removed easily . Restart saw and carefully reenter the cut . Do not use a Opening of metal wedge . Do not attempt to restart felling cut your saw when it is pinched or hung in a Closing log . of notch Use a wedge to remove pinched saw NOTE : Before felling cut is complete , use wedges to open the cut when necessary to control the direction of fall . To avoid kickback and chain Turn saw OFF and use a plastic or damage , use wood or plastic wedges , wooden wedge to force cut open . but never steel or iron wedges . Overcutting begins on the top side of • Be alert to signs that the tree is ready the log with the bottom of the saw to fall : cracking sounds , widening of against the log . When overcutting use the felling cut , or movement in the up - light downward pressure . per branches . • As tree starts to fall , stop saw , put it x _ Overcutting . 4 & _ ( down , and get away quickly on your planned retreat path . Undercutting % • DO NOT use your saw to cut down a partially fallen tree . Be extremely cautious with partially fallen trees Undercutting involves cutting on the that may be poorly supported . When underside of the log with top of saw a tree doesn't fall completely , set the against the log . When undercutting 11
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uselighut pwarpdressurHeo . ldsaw Using a support stand firmlayndmaintacinontroTl . hesaw willtendtopushbacktowarydou . / _ nd Cut _ WARNING : Nevetur rnsawup - sidedowtnoundercTuht . esawcan - nobt econtrolliendthisposition . _ - - d4 _ _ - - - - - - ' zylst Cut Alwaymsakyeoufrirsctutonthecom - pressisoindeofthelogT . hecompres - sionsideofthelogiswhertehepres - 1st Cut . . sureofthelog'ws eighistconcentrated . Firsctuot ncompresssiidoeonflog L 2 nd Cut ZZ LIMBING AND PRUNING Secocnudt _ WARNING : Be alert for and guard against kickback . Do not allow the moving chain to contact any other branches or objects at the nose of the guide bar when limbing or pruning . Al - Firsctutoncompresssiidooenflog lowing such contact can result in seri - ous injury . BUCKING WITHOUT A SUPPORT • Overcut through 1 / 3 of the diameter , _ WARNING : Never climb into a of the log . tree to limb or prune . Do not stand on • Roll the log over and finish with a ladders , platforms , a log , or in any po - second overcut . sition which can cause you to lose • Watch for logs with a compression your balance or control of the saw . side to prevent the saw from pinch - IMPORTANT POINTS ing . See illustrations above for cut - • Watch out for springpoles . ting logs with a compression side . Springpoles are small size limbs BUCKING USING A LOG OR which can whip toward you , or pull SUPPORT STAND you off balance . Use extreme cau - • Remember your first cut is always on tion when cutting small size limbs . the compression side of the log . ( Re - • Be alert for springback from eanyr fer to the illustrations below for your branches that are bent or und first and second cut ) . pressure . Avoid being struck by the • Your first cut should extend 1 / 3 of the branch or the saw when the tension diameter of the log . in the wood fibers is released . • Finish with your second cut . • Frequently clear branches out of the Using a log for support way to avoid tripping over them . 2nd Cut LIMBING • Limb a tree only after it is cut down . • Leave the larger limbs underneath the felled tree to support the tree as you work . % . " \ 1 st Cut • Start at the base of the felled tree and work toward the top , cutting branches and limbs . Remove small . _ 1 st Cut _ - - - J - _ _ _ limbs with one cut . • Keep the tree between you and the chain . • Remove larger branches with the cutting techniques described in 2nd Cut - : " : ' : - ' _ _ _ BUCKING WITHOUT A SUPPORT . 12
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• Alwayusseanovercutotcutsmall • Finisthhepruninogperatiobnyusing andfreelhyanginligmbsU . ndercut - anovercusotthatthestumopfthe limb ) rotrude1sto2inchefrsomthe tingcouldcausleimbtsofalland trunkofthetree . pincthhesaw . PRUNING Sectlnd . cut _ WARNIN _ IL : impitrunintoglimbs shouldheer ighotrbelowD . onotcutif branchaersehighethranyousrhoul - derG . eat professiotnoadlothejob . Sto & y • Makyeoufrirstcut1 / 3oftheway througthhebottomofthelimb . This cutwillmakethelimbsagsothaitt / _ Third cut lto2 fallseasiloyntheseconcdut . • Nexmt akteheseconcdutanover - I \ inches from trunk of tree cutallthewaythrougthhelimb . WARNING : Disconnect the spark plug before performing maintenance except for carburetor adjustments . CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES Fill in dates as you complete Before After Every i 2E5v _ y ilYearly ii Service regular service Use Use 5 hrs . i Dates Check for damaged / worn parts Check for loose fasteners / parts Check chain tension Check chain sharpness Check guide bar Check fuel mixture level Check guide bar and chain oil _ Lubricate bar sprocket hole Inspect and clean unit & decals i Check chain brake Clean guide bar groove Clean air filter Clean / inspect muffler and spark arresting screen iii Replace spark plug and fuel filter GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS and chain for wear . A new spark plug The warranty on this unit does not cov - and air filter element assures proper er items that have been subjected to air - fuel mixture and helps your engine operator abuse or negligence . To re - run better and last longer . ceive full value from the warranty , the CHECK FOR DAMAGED OR operator must maintain unit as instruct - WORN PARTS ed in this manual . Various adjustments Contact Sears Service Center for re - will need to be made periodically to placement of damaged or worn parts . properly maintain your unit . NOTE : It is normal for a small amount • Once a year , replace the spark plug , air filter element , and check guide bar of oil to appear under the saw after en - 13
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ginestopsD . onotconfustheiswitha leakinogiltank . • ON / STSOwPitc - hEnsurOeN / STOP switcfhunctionpsroperblyymoving theswitcthotheSTOpPosition . _ w Makseureenginsetopsth ; enrestart enginaendcontinue . • FueTlank - Donotusesawiffuel 4 , Using bar tool , roll chain around tankshowssignosfdamagoerleaks . guide bar to ensure all links are in • OilTank - Donotusesawifoiltank bar groove . showssignosfdamagoerleaks . 5 . Lift up tip of guide bar to check for CHECFKORLOOSE sag . Release tip of guide bar , then FASTENEARNSDPARTS turn adjusting screw until sag does • ChainBrakNeuts not exist . • Chain 6 , While lifting tip of guide bar , tighten • Muffler chain brake nuts securely with the bar tool . • CylindSerhield • AirFilter yZ _ / 2 Chain Brake _ b4 _ • HandSlecrews I _ ' _ ° t " Nuts _ _ " • VibratioMnounts • StarteHrousing • FronHtanGd uard CHECCKHAITNENSION 7 . Use the screwdriver end of the bar , i _ WARNING : Wear protective tool to move chain around guide bar . gloves when handling chain . The 8 . If chain does not rotate , it is too chain is sharp and can cut you even tight . Slightly loosen chain brake when it is not moving . nuts and loosen chain by turning Chain tension is very important . the adjusting screw counterclock - Chains stretch during use . wise . Retighten chain brake nuts . This is especially true during the first 9 . If chain is too loose , it will sag be - few times you use your saw . Always low the guide bar . DO NOT operate the saw if the chain is loose . check chain tension each time you use and refuel your saw . WARNING : If the saw is operated 1 . Use the screwdriver end of the with a loose chain , the chain could chain adjustment tool ( bar tool ) to jump offthe guide bar and result in se - move chain around guide bar to ensure kinks do not exist . The rious injury . CHECK CHAIN SHARPNESS chain should rotate freely . Guide A sharp chain makes wood chips . A Bar dull chain makes a sawdust powder and cuts slowly . See CHAIN SHARP - ENING in the SERVICE AND ADJUST - MENTS section . ustment CHECK GUIDE BAR Chain Brake Adjusting Tool Conditions which require guide bar Nuts Screw ( Bar Tool ) maintenance : 2 . Loosen chain brake nuts until they • Saw cuts to one side or at an angle . are finger tight against the chain • Saw has to be forced through the cut . brake . • Inadequate supply of oil to bar / chain . 3 . Turn adjusting screw clockwise un - Check the condition of guide bar each til chain solidly contacts bottom of time chain is sharpened . A worn guide guide bar rail . bar will damage the chain and make cutting difficult . After each use , ensure ON / STOP switch is in the STOP position , then clean all sawdust from the guide bar and sprocket hole . 14
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CLEAN AIR FILTER Tomaintaginuidebar : • MoveON / STsOwPitcthoSTOR A dirty air filter decreases the life and • Looseanndremovcehainbrake performance of the engine and in - nutsandchainbrakeR . emovbear creases fuel consumption and harmful andchaifnromsaw . emissions . Always clean your air filter • Cleatnheoilholeasndbargroove after 15 tanks of fuel or 5 hours of op - eration , whichever comes first . Clean afteerach5hourosfoperation . more frequently in dusty conditions . A RemoSvaewduFsrot m , _ _ used air filter can never be completely cleaned . It is advisable to replace your Guide Bar Groovl _ - ' J _ _ air filter with a new one after every 50 _ , _ _ Sprocket Hole hours of operation , or annually , which - ever comes first . To clean filter : Oil Holes o " - ' _ . _ 1 . Loosen 3 screws on cylinder cover . • Add lubricant to sprocket hole after 2 . Remove cylinder cover . each use . 3 . Remove air filter . • Burring of guide bar rails is a normal 4 . Clean the air filter using hot soapyer . process of rail wear . Remove these water . Rinse with clean cool wat burrs with a flat file . Air dry completely before reinstal - • When rail top is uneven , use a flat ling . file to restore square edges and 5 . Lightly oil air filter before installing to sides . improve the efficiency of air filter . _ - _ File Rail Edges _ r ] FI Use 2 - cycle engine oil or motor oil and Sides I U I ( SAE 30 ) . Squeeze excess oil from filter . Square I I I " 1 6 . Reinstall air filter . Worn Groove Correct Groove 7 . Reinstall cylinder cover and 3 Replace guide bar when the groove is screws . Tighten securely . worn , the guide bar is bent or cracked , , , - - - - , , _ _ . . _ J - Cylinder Cover Air Filter , _ " / ' , ' _ ' / / / Screws or when excess heating or burring of the rails occurs . If replacement is necessary , use only the guide bar specified for your saw in the repair parts list or on the de - cal located on the chain saw . CHECK FUEL MIXTURE LEVEL • See FUELING ENGINE under the OP - ERATION section . LUBRICATION INSPECT MUFFLER AND SPARKAR - Bar Oil _ , _ RESTING SCREEN BaleSpr ° cket Fill Cap / _ As the unit is used , carbon deposits build up on the muffler and spark ar - resting screen , and must be removed to avoid creating a fire hazard or af - fecting engine performance . • See GUIDE BAR AND CHAIN OIL un - Replace the spark arresting screen if der the OPERATION section . breaks occur . • Lubricate bar sprocket hole after Muffler Diffuser each use . nSparksting INSPECT AND CLEAN UNIT AND Arrecree S DECALS • After each use , inspect complete unit rMuffler for loose or damaged parts . Clean Cove Screws the unit and decals using a damp cloth with a mild detergent . • Wipe off unit with a clean dry cloth . CHECK CHAIN BRAKE Muffle • See CHAIN BRAKE in the OPERATION Body rMuffler Cove section . 15
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CLEANINTGHESPARK 1 . Loose3nscrewosncylinder ARRESTISNCGREEN cover . Cleaninisgrequireedver2y5hourosf 2 . Removtheecylindecor ver . 3 . Pulol ffthesparpklugboot . operatioonrannualwlyh , ichever comefsirst . 4 . Removseparpklugfromcylinder anddiscard . 1 . Looseanndremovtehe2muffler 5 . ReplacweithChampiConJ - 7Y covesrcrews . sparpklugandtightesnecurely 2 . Removtheemufflecrove ( rcover witha3 / 4inchsockewtrench . snaposffmufflebrody ) . Sparpkluggapshoulbde0 . 02i5n . 3 . Removmeuffledriffusearndspark 6 . Reinsttahllesparpklugboot . arrestinscgreeanssembNlyo . tice 7 . Reinsttahllecylindecor vearnd3 theorientatioofnthesepartfsor screwTs . ightesnecurely . reassembling . 4 . Cleatnhesparakrrestinsgcreen withawirebrushR . eplacsecreen Screws \ Cover ifbreakasrefound . Spark 5 . Replacaenybrokeonrcracked PluBgoot muffleprarts . 6 . Reinstdailflfusearndsparakrrest - ingscreeanssembwlyithround Spark holefsacinugp . Plug 7 . Reinstmallufflecrovearnd2 screwsT . ightesnecurely . REPLACFEUELFILTER REPLACSEPARPKLUG Toreplacfueeflilterd , rainyouur nibt y Thesparpklugshoulbdereplaced runninitgdryoffuel . Removfueecl ap anditsconnectreedtainferor mtank . eachyeatroensurteheenginsetarts Pulfliltefrromtankandremovfreom easiearndrunsbetteIrg . nitiotinming isfixedandnonadjustable . lineR . eplacaendreassemble . correcret placembeanrat ndchainis WARNINGD : isconntehcetspark alsospecifieodnadecalol cateodn plugbeforpeerformmingaintenance , thechainsaw . servicoer , adjustmeenxtscepfotrcar - SeeyouSr earSservicCeentetorre - buretoardjustments . placaendsharpeinndividucaultters CHAISNHARPENING onyoucrhain . Chaisnharpenirnegquiresspecial TOREPLACCEHAIN : toolsY . oucanpurchasseharpening 1 . MoveON / STsOwPitcthotheSTOP toolsatSearosrgotoaprofessional position . chaisnharpener . 2 . Removcehainbrakneuts . CHAIRNEPLACEMENT 3 . Removcehainbrake . WARNINGW : eaprrotective glovewshehnandlincghainT . he chainissharapndcancutyoueven whenitisnotmoving . Chain Itisnormfaolranewchaitnostretch Brake durintghefirs1t 5minuteosfoperation . Youshourldechecykoucrhaitnension Clutch Drum frequenatnlydadjusthtechaitnension asrequireSde . eCHATINENSIsOeNc - tion . Replactheeoldchainwheintbe - 4 , Turn adjusting screw on bar coun - comewsornordamageUd . seonly terclockwise to move the tension - theLow - Kickbraecpklacemcehnatin ing rack as far as it will go toward the front of the bar . specifieindtherepapirartlsist . The 16
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Old fuel , a dirty air filter , dirty fuel filter , or flooding may give the impression of an improperly adjusted carburetor . Check these conditions before adjust - L o _ ing the carburetor . The carburetor has been carefully set Tensioning Rack at the factory . Adjustments may be necessary if you notice any of the fol - 5 . Slide guide bar behind clutch drum lowing conditions : until guide bar stops against clutch • Chain moves at idle . See IDLE drum sprocket . SPEED - T under adjusting procedure . 6 . Remove the old chain . • Saw will not idle . See IDLE SPEED - T 7 . Carefully remove new chain from and LOW SPEED MIXTURE - L under package . Hold chain with the drive links as shown . adjusting procedure . • Engine dies or hesitates when it Cutters Depth Gauge should accelerate . See ACCELERA - TION CHECK under adjusting procedure . • Loss of cutting power . See HIGH SPEED MIXTURE - H under adjusting procedure . Drive Links There are three adjustment screws on 8 . Place chain over and behind the carburetor . They are labeled H , L , clutch , fitting the drive links in the and T . They are located in the area just clutch drum sprocket . above the primer bulb . 9 . Fit bottom of drive links between ADJUSTING PROCEDURE the teeth in the sprocket in the CAUTION : Do not force plastic limiter nose of the guide bar . 10 . Fit chain drive links into bar caps on screws beyond the built - in stops or damage will occur . groove . 11 . Pull guide bar forward until chain is Initial Settings snug in guide bar groove . Ensure 1 . Turn both mixture screws ( L and H ) all drive links are in the bar groove . counterclockwise until they stop . 12 . Install chain brake . 2 . Turn the idle speed screw ( T ) 13 . Install chain brake nuts and finger clockwise until it stops . Then turn it tighten only . Do not tighten any fur - counterclockwise 4 and 1 / 2 turns . ther at this point . Proceed to 3 . Start engine and let it run for 3 min - CHAIN ADJUSTMENT . utes , then proceed to adjust CHAIN ADJUSTMENT screws according to the instruc - See CHAIN TENSION in MAINTENANCE tions below . If engine performance section . at initial settings is acceptable , no further adjustments are necessary . CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT If engine does not start , refer to thel TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE . If stil , _ ik WARNING : The chain will be unable to remedy situation , call moving during most of this procedure . 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . Wear your protective equipment and Idle Speed - T observe all safety precautions . During Allow engine to idle . If the chain the low speed mixture adjustment re - moves , idle is too fast . If the engine check idle speed after each turn of thedle screw . The chain must not move at i stalls , idle is too slow . Adjust speed until engine runs without chain move - speed . ment ( idle too fast ) or stalling ( idle too Carburetor adjustment is critical and if slow ) . done improperly can permanently • Turn idle screw ( T ) clockwise to in - damage the engine as well as the car - crease engine speed . buretor . If you require further assis - • Turn idle screw ( T ) counterclockwise tance or are unsure about performing to decrease engine speed . this procedure , call our customer as - sistance help line at 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . 17
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LowSpeeMd ixture - L • Turnthehighspeemd ixtusrecrew ( H ) AllowenginteoidleT . henaccelerate clockwiusnetsilawhasgoodpoweinr thecutwithnohesitatiDonon . oat d - theenginaendnoteperformanIfce . enginheesitatebso , gdsowno , r jusbt ysounodrspeedb , ujtudgbey smokedsurinagcceleratitounrn , low howwetllhesawperformintshecut . speemd ixtursecrew ( L ) clockwisine • Turnthehighspeemd ixtusrecrew ( H ) counterclockiwftihseesawhas 1 / 16 - tuirnncremenutnstiplerformance issatisfactoRrey . petahtisprocedure speedb , utdiesinthecutorlacks asnecessaforyrpropeardjustment . poweinrthecut . Aftecrompletiandgjustmenchtse , ck Aftecrompletiandgjustmenchtse , ck foraccelerataionndchaimn ovement foraccelerataionndchaimn ovement atidleR . eseiftnecessary . atidleR . eseiftnecessary . Acceleration Check HighSpeeMd ixture - H DONOoTperateenginaetfullthrottle If the engine dies or hesitates instead of forprolongpeedriodwshilemakinagd - accelerating , turn the low speed mixture justmenDtsa . magtoetheengincean screw ( L ) counterclockwise until you occuMr . akeatesct utB . aseodnper - have smooth acceleration with no chain formanocefthesawwhilecuttinga , d - movement at idle . justthehighspeemd ixturseettinign 1 / 16 - tuirnncremenatssfollows : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable alter - , _ WARNING : Perform the following native in minimizing the formation of steps after each use : fuel gum deposits during storage . Add • Allow the engine to cool , and secure stabilizer to the gasoline in the fuel the unit before storing or transport - tank or fuel storage container . Follow ing . the mix instructions found on stabilizer • Store chain saw and fuel in a well containers . Run engine at least 5 min - ventilated area where fuel vapors utes after adding stabilizer . cannot reach sparks or open flames Craftsman 40 : 1,2 - cycle engine oil ( air from water heaters , electric motors or cooled ) is especially blended with fuel switches , furnaces , etc . stabilizer . If you do not use this Sears • Store chain saw with all guards in oil , you can add a fuel stabilizer to your place and position chain saw so that fuel tank . any sharp object cannot accidentally ENGINE cause injury . • Store chain saw well out of the reach • Remove spark plug and pour 1 tea - of children . spoon of 40 : 1,2 - cycle engine oil ( air cooled ) through the spark plug open - SEASONAL STORAGE ing . Slowly pull the starter rope 8 to Prepare your unit for storage at the 10 times to distribute oil . end of the season or if it will not be • Replace spark plug with new one of used for 30 days or more . If your chain recommended type and heat range . saw is to be stored for a period of time : • Clean air filter . • Clean saw thoroughly before stor - • Check entire unit for loose screws , age . nuts , and bolts . Replace any dam - • Store in a clean dry area . aged , broken , or worn parts . • Lightly oil external metal surfaces • At the beginning of the next season , and guide bar . use only fresh fuel having the proper • Oil the chain and wrap it in heavy pa - gasoline to oil ratio . per or cloth . FUEL SYSTEM OTHER Under FUELING ENGINE in the OPERA - • Do not store gasoline from one sea - son to another . TION section of this manual , see mes - sage labeled IMPORTANT regarding • Replace your gasoline can if it starts to rust . the use of gasohol in your chain saw . 18
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TROUBLESHOOTTAIBNLGEopuniat WARNINGA : lwaysst nddisconnespctarpklugbeforpeerform - ingalloftherecommenrdeemdediebselowexcepret mediethsartequire operation of the unit . TROUBLE CAUSE REMEDY 1 . Move ON / STOP switch to ON . Engine will not 1 . ON / STOP switch in start or will run STOP position . See " Difficult Starting " in the only a few 2 . Engine flooded . seconds after Operation Section . 3 . Fill tank with correct fuel mixture . starting . 3 . Fuel tank empty . 4 . Install new spark plug . 4 . Spark plug not firing . 5 . Check for dirty fuel filter ; replace . 5 . Fuel not reaching carburetor . Check for kinked or split fuel line ; repair or replace . 6 . See " Carburetor Adjustment " in the 6 . Carburetor requires Service and Adjustments Section . adjustment . 7 . None of the above . 7 . Contact Sears Service . 1 . See " Carburetor Adjustment " in the Engine will 1 . Idle speed set too high not idle or too low . Service and Adjustments Section . 2 . See " Carburetor Adjustment " in the properly . 2 . Low Speed Mixture requires adjustment . Service and Adjustments Section . 3 . Crankshaft seals worn . 3 . Contact Sears Service . 4 . Compression low . 4 . Contact Sears Service . 5 . None of the above . 5 . Contact Sears Service . 1 . Clean or replace air filter . Engine will not 1 . Air filter dirty . 2 . accelerate , 2 . Spark plug fouled . Clean or replace plug and regap . lacks power , 3 . or dies under 3 . Carburetor requires See " Carburetor Adjustment " in the a load . adjustment . Service and Adjustments Section . 4 . Contact Sears Service . 4 . Exhaust ports or muf - fler outlets plugged . 5 . Contact Sears Service . 5 . Compression low . 6 . Chain brake engaged . 6 . Disengage chain brake . 7 . None of the above . 7 . Contact Sears Service . 1 . Adjust choke . Engine 1 . Choke partially on . smokes 2 . Fuel mixture incorrect . 2 . Empty fuel tank and refill with correct fuel mixture . excessively . 3 . Air filter dirty . 3 . Clean or replace air filter . 4 . High Speed Mixture 4 . See " Carburetor Adjustment " in the requires adjustment . Service and Adjustments Section . 5 . Crankcase leak . 5 . Contact Sears Service . 1 . Fuel mixture incorrect . Engine runs 1 . See " Fueling Engine " in the Operation hot . section . 2 . 2 . Spark plug incorrect . Replace with correct plug . 3 . 3 . High Speed Mixture See " Carburetor Adjustment " in the set too lean . Service and Adjustments Section . 4 . Contact Sears Service . 4 . Exhaust ports or muf - fler outlets plugged . 5 . 5 . Carbon build - up on Clean spark arresting screen . spark arresting screen . 6 . 6 . Starter housing dirty Clean starter housing area . 7 . None of the above . 7 . Contact Sears Service . 19
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TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE - Continued TROUBLE CAUSE REMEDY Oil inadequate 1 . Oil tank empty . 1 . Fill oil tank . for bar and 2 . Oil pump or oil filter 2 . Contact Sears Service . chain clogged . lubrication . 3 . Guide bar oil hole 3 . Remove bar and clean . blocked . Chain moves at 1 . Idle speed requires 1 . See " Carburetor Adjustment " in the idle speed . adjustment . Service and Adjustments Section . 2 . Contact Sears Service . 2 . Clutch requires repair . 1 . Chain tension too Chain does not 1 . See " Check Chain Tension " in the move when en - tight . Maintenance Section . 2 . Carburetor requires gine is acceler - 2 . See " Carburetor Adjustment " in the ated . adjustment . Service and Adjustments Section . 3 . Guide bar rails 3 . Repair or replace . pinched . 4 . Clutch slipping . 4 . Contact Sears Service . 5 . Chain brake engaged . 5 . Disengage chain brake . Chain clatters 1 . Chain tension incorrect . 1 . See " Check Chain Tension " in the Maintenance Section . or cuts roughly . 2 . Contact Sears Service . 2 . Cutters damaged . 3 . Chain worn . 3 . Resharpen or replace chain . 4 . Cutters dull , improperly 4 . See " Chain Sharpening " in the sharpened , or depth Service and Adjustments Section . gauges too high . 5 . Contact Sears Service . 5 . Sprocket worn . 6 . Chain installed 6 . Install chain in right direction . backwards . Chain stops 1 . Chain cutter tops not 1 . See " Chain Sharpening " in the within the cut . filed flat . Service and Adjustments Section . 2 . Guide bar burred or 2 . Repair or replace guide bar . bent ; rails uneven . 3 . Clutch slipping . 3 . Contact Sears Service . Chain cuts at 1 . Cutters damaged on 1 . See " Chain Sharpening " in the one side . an angle . Service and Adjustments Section . 2 . Chain dull on one side . 2 . See " Chain Sharpening " in the Service and Adjustments Section . 3 . Guide bar bent or worn . 3 . Replace guide bar . If situations occur which are not covered in this manual , use care and good judgement . If you need assistance , contact Sears Service or the CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE HELPLINE at 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND garden equipment engine for the peri - OBLIGATIONS : The U . S . Environ - ods of time listed below provided there mental Protection Agency and Sears , has been no abuse , neglect , or im - Roebuck and Co . , U . S . A . , are pleased proper maintenance of your lawn and to explain the emissions control sys - garden equipment engine . Your emis - tem warranty on your lawn and garden sion control system includes parts equipment engine . All new utility and such as the carburetor and the ignition lawn and garden equipment engines system . Where a warrantable condition must be designed , built , and equipped exits , Sears will repair your lawn and to meet the stringent anti - smog stan - garden equipment engine at no cost to dards . Sears must warrant the emis - you . Expenses covered under warran - sion control system on your lawn and ty include diagnosis , parts and labor . 2O
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MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY vice center or call Sears at 1 - 800 - 469 - 4663 . WARRANTY PE - COVERAGE : If any emissions related part on your engine ( as listed under RIOD : Any warranted part which is not Emissions Control Warranty Parts List ) scheduled for replacement as required is defective or a defect in the materials maintenance , or which is scheduled or workmanship of the engine causes only for regular inspection to the effect the failure of such an emission related of " repair or replace as necessary " part , the part will be repaired or re - shall be warranted for 2 years . Any placed by Sears . OWNER'S WAR - warranted part which is scheduled for RANTY RESPONSIBILITIES : As the replacement as required maintenance lawn and garden equipment engine shall be warranted for the period of owner , you are responsible for the per - time up to the first scheduled replace - formance of the required maintenance ment point for that part . DIAGNOSIS : listed in your instruction manual . Sears The owner shall not be charged for recommends that you retain all re - diagnostic labor which leads to the de - termination that a warranted part is de - ceipts covering maintenance on your lawn and garden equipment engine , fective if the diagnostic work is per - but Sears cannot deny warranty solely formed at an approved Sears servicing center . CONSEQUENTIAL DAM - for the lack of receipts or for your fail - ure to ensure the performance of all AGES : Sears may be liable for dam - scheduled maintenance . As the lawn ages to other engine components and garden equipment engine owner , caused by the failure of a warranted you should be aware that Sears may part still under warranty . WHAT uISsed NOT COVERED : All failures ca deny you warranty coverage if your lawn and garden equipment engine or by abuse , neglect , or improper mainte - nance are not covered . ADD - ON OR a part of it has failed due to abuse , ne - MODIFIED PARTS : The use of add - on glect , improper maintenance , unap - proved modifications , or the use of or modified parts can be grounds for dis - parts not made or approved by the allowing a warranty claim . Sears is not liable to cover failures of warranted original equipment manufacturer . You are responsible for presenting your parts caused by the use of add - on or lawn and garden equipment engine to modified parts . HOW TO FILE A a Sears authorized repair center as CLAIM : If you have any questions re - soon as a problem exists . Warranty garding your warranty rights and re - repairs should be completed in a rea - sponsibilities , you should contact your nearest authorized service center or sonable amount of time , not to exceed call Sears at 1 - 800 - 469 - 4663 . WHERE 30 days . If you have any questions TO GET WARRANTY SERVICE : War - regarding your warranty rights and re - sponsibilities , you should contact your ranty services or repairs shall be pro - nearest authorized service center or vided at all Sears service centers , call : call Sears at 1 - 800 - 469 - 4663 . WAR - 1 - 800 - 469 - 4663 . MAINTENANCE , RE - RANTY COMMENCEMENT DATE : PLACEMENT AND REPAIR OF EMIS - The warranty period begins on the SION RELATED PARTS : Any Sears date the lawn and garden equipment approved replacement part used in the engine is purchased . LENGTH OF performance of any warranty mainte - COVERAGE : This warranty shall be nance or repair on emission related for a period of two years from the initial parts will be provided without charge to date of purchase . WHAT IS COV - the owner if the part is under warranty . ERED : REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY OF PARTS . Repair or replacement of PARTS LIST : Carburetor , Ignition Sys - any warranted part will be performed at tem : Spark Plug ( covered up to main - no charge to the owner at an approved tenance schedule ) , Ignition Module . MAINTENANCE STATEMENT : The Sears servicing center . If you have any questions regarding your warranty owner is responsible for the perfor - rights and responsibilities , you should mance of all required maintenance as defined in the instruction manual . contact your nearest authorized ser - 21
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0530086518 Owner manual
0530054722 Decal-fan hsg.
0530059301 Decal-starting instruction
0530038486 Decal stop
0530054728 Decal-bar clamp
1530071305 Trigger and lockout kit (includes pin)
10530047061 Assembly - clutch drum with bearing
11530015611 Washer
12530014949 Assembly - clutch (incl. 64)
13530038227 Lever
14530016149 Spring - switch
15530038264 Plug
16530015922 Speed nut
17530029850 Catcher
18530015814 Screw
19530015907 Washer
2530026119 Check valve
20530016134 Flywheel nut
22530015920 Screw
23530038238 Plate bar
24530071259 Oil pump
26530057236 Oil cap assembly
28530016080 Screw
29530016064 Screw
3530037809 Throttle link
30530019206 Seal block
31530049477 Elbow - oil pickup
32530038373 Oil pick - up
33530056533 Oil filter
34530056533 Plug-oil filter
35530015775 Screw
36530069247 Kit line
38530047192 Fuel cap
4530054725 Brake
40530016133 Bolt
41530047663 Oil - pickup
42530059173 Front handle
43530016132 Screw
44530015814 Screw
45530037820 Worm gear spacer
46530015127 Washer
4791VG062G Chain-18"
48180SDET041 Bar-18"
49530015940 Screw
5530015917 Nut
50530056402 Starter handle
51530069232 Kit rope
52530015892 Screw
53530054717 Fan housing
54530027531 Spring recoil
55545034301 Starter pulley
56530039209 Flywheel
6530047989 Choke lever
7530038406 Grommet
8530056607 Chassis assembly
9530094188 Clutch spring
0530086518 Owner manual
0530054722 Decal-fan hsg.
0530059301 Decal-starting instruction
0530038486 Decal stop
0530054728 Decal-bar clamp
1530031163 Bar wrench
10530016153 Screw
11530071310 Cylinder shield
12530038318 Limiter cap - high (red)
13530038317 Limiter cap - low (blue)
14530049244 Grommet - carburetor adjust
15530071835 Air purge assembly
16530069216 Kit line
17530015780 Screw
18CJ7Y Spark plug (cj-7y)
19530019249 Gasket carburetor
2530037793 Air filter
20530012550 Cylinder kit
21530071408 Piston kit (incl. 22 and 23)
22530038729 Piston ring
23530015697 Retainer
24530047062 Crankshaft
25530056363 Seal and bearing assembly
26530037935 Crankcase cap
27530016136 Clip
28530047442 Ground strap
29530069608 Gasket
3530016101 Carburetor
30530052296 Wiring harness
31530095646 Fuel tank
32530037652 Insulator - heat
33530019221 Gasket
34530049870 Mulching backplate
35530047207 Muffler
36530037813 Diffuser - muffler
37530036103 Screen
38530016132 Screw
39530052277 Ignition module
4530057480 Air filter housing
40530015814 Screw
41530049714 Seal, carburetor adapter - lower
42530049715 Upper Seal
5545081885 Carburetor kit (incl. 12 and 13)
6530019239 Gasket - carburetor
7530015810 Screw
8530049700 Adapter-carb., 2075c, 2075oc
9530016187 Rear Link