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IMPORTANT MANUAL Do Not Throw Away Operator's Manual @ Model No . 358.351040 - 14 " Always Wear Eye Protection CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 R # ° 2.1 cu . in . / 34cc 2 - CYCLE GASOLINE CHAIN SAW • Assembly • Table of Contents - • Operation Inside Back Cover • Customer Responsibilities WARNING : READ THE OPERATOR'S • Service and Adjustments MANUAL AND FOLLOW • Repair Parts ALL WARNINGS AND SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS . FAILURE TO DO SO CANS RESULT iN SERIOU iNJURY . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 U . S . A . 530 - 083667 - 1 - 02 / 14 / 95
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SAFETY RULES WARNING : ALWAYS DISCONNECT SPARK PLUG WIRE AND PLACE WIRE WHERE IT CANNOT CONTACT SPARK PLUG TO PREVENT ACCIDENTAL STARTING WHEN SE'n'ING UP , TRANSPORTING , ADJUSTING OR MAKING REPAIRS EXCEPT CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENTS . BECAUSE A CHAIN SAW IS A HIGH - SPEED WOOD - CUt " rING TOOL , SPECIAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS MUST BE OBSERVED TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ACCIDENTS . CARELESS OR IMPROPER USE OF THIS TOOL CAN CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY . Do not handle or operate a chain saw when you am Headng Safety Hat fatigued , III , or upset , or If you have taken alcohol , Protection _ | _ 1 drugs , or medication . You must be in goodphysical • ous . Ifyouhave anyconditionthat might beaggravated by strenuouswork , check withyour doctorbeforeoper - ating a chain saw . S _ t _ ! ? ng . . _ _ ii _ mi _ _ conditionand mentallyalert . Chain saw workisstrenu - Do not attempt to use your chain saw during bad ores weather conditionssuchas strongwind , rain , snow , ice , Carefully plan your sawing operatlon In advance . Do notstartcuttinguntilyou have a clear workarea , se - cure footing , and , if you are fellingtrees , a plannedre - Do not operate a chain saw that Is damaged , Impropedy adjusted , or not completely andhe Safety _ . . U , . . . . ' ! i } ; afetyChaps treat path . securely assembled . Always replace t " _ N handgusrd Immediately If It becomes damaged , broken , or Is other wise removed . • Keep the handles dry , clean , and free of oll or fuel mixture . Figure I • With the engine stopped , hand carry the chain saw KNOW YOUR SAW with the muffler away from your body , andthe guide • Read your operator's manual carefully until you bar and chain to the rear , preferably covered with e completelyunderstand and can followall safety rules , scabbard . precautions , and operatinginstructionsbefore attempt - FUEL HANDLING ing to operate the unit . • EIImlneta all sources of sparks or flames in the ar - Reetrlct the use of your saw to adult users who un - eas where fuel Is mixed , poured , or stored . There derstandand can follow safetymiss , precautions , and shouldbe no smoking , open flames , or workthatcould operatingInstructionsfoundinthis manual . cause sparks . Altow engine to cool before refueling . PLAN AHEAD • Mix and pour fuel In an outdoor area on bareground ; • Wear protective gear . Figure 1 . Always use steel - storefuelina cool , dry , wellventilatedplace ; andusean toed safety footwear with non - slip soles ; snug - fittingon approved , marked containerforall fuel purposes . clothing ; heavy - duty , non - slip gloves ; eye protecti • Wipe up ell fuel spills before starting saw . suchas non - fogging , ventedgogglesorfaca screen ; anar • Move at least 10feet ( 3 meters ) from the fueling site approved safety hard hat ; and sound barriers - - - e before starting the engine . plugsormufflars to protectyourheadng . Regular usersw • Do not smoke while handling fuel or while operat - should have hearing checked regularly as chain sa ing the saw . noise can damage hearing . • Turn the engine off end let your saw cool in a non - combustible area , noton dryleaves , straw , paper , etc . when the engine Is running . i eep all parts of your body away from the chain Keep children , bystanders , end anlmal # • minimum Slowlyremove fuel cap and refuel unit • • Storethe unitandfuelinan area where fuelvaporscan - of 30 feet ( 10 Meters ) away from the work ares . aDoin not allow other people or animals to be near the ch not reach sparks or open flames from water heaters , sew when starting or operatingthe chain saw . eleotdcmotors or switches , fumacas , etc . I SAFETY NOTICE I Exposure to vibrations through prolonged use of gasoline powered hand tools could cause blood vessel or nerve damage in the I f ! ngers , hands , and joints of people prone to circulation disorders or abnormal swellings . Prolonged use in cold weather has been I linked to blood vessel damage in otherwise healthy people . If symptoms occur such as numbness pain loss of strength change I in skin color or texture , or loss of feeling in the fingers , hands or joints discontinue the use of this tool and seek medical attention . | An anti - vibration system does not guarantee the avoidance . of these problems . Users who operate power tools on a continual and J regular basis must monitor closely their physical condition and the condition of this unit . J LOOK FOR THIS SYMBOL TO POINT OUT IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS . IT MEANS - ATI'ENTIONIll BECOME ALERTlll YOUR SAFETY IS INVOLVED . - 2 -
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SAFETY RULES MAINTAIN YOUR SAW IN GOOD WORKING OPERATE YOUR SAW SAFELY ORDER Have all chain saw service performed by your Sears Injury to the operator , helpers , byst . _ ders or any co . m - binationof these persona may resultfrom one - nanoea Service Center withthe exceptionof the items listedin , i o not operate a chain saw with one hand , Serious the maintenancesectionof thismanual . For example if operation . A chain saw is intendedfortwo - handed use . impropertools are used to removeor holdthe flywheel Operate the chain saw only in well - ventilated out . door areas . when servicing the clutch , structuraldamage to the fly - wheel can occur and cause the flywheel to burst . • Make certain the chain stops moving when theto specifica | lytrained to do so . throttle trigger is released . For correction , refer Position ell parta of your body to the left of cut aria Do not operate saw from • ladder or In a tree , unless " CarburetorAdjustments . " away from the chain when the engine Is running . Cut wood only . Do not use your saw ro pry or ShOVe • Stop the saw If the chain strikes a foreign object . away limbs , roots , or otherobjects , Inspect unitand repairor replace parts as necessary . • Make sure the chain will not make contact with any • Dleoonnect the spark plugbefore penonnmg any maintenance except for carburetoradjustments . object while starting the engine . Nevertry to startthe Never modifyyour saw In any way . Use only attach - saw when the guide bar Is In a cut or ken . ments supplied or specifically recommended by the / _ . manufacturer . and saplings . Slender matedal can catch the chainh " TRANSPORTING AND STORAGE i ansdebeextwrehmipepecdautotiwoanrdwyhoeun ocrupttuinllgyosumoaflflbsailzaencberu , s Be alert for springbeek when cuttinga limbthat is un - Stop the unitbefore transporting . der tension so you will not be struckbythe limb or saw Allowenginetocool , coverthe guide barand chain , and when the tension in the wood fibers is released . secure the unit before storingor transporting in a ve - hicle . • Do not put pressure on the saw etthe and of • cut . • Empty fuel tank before storingor transportingthe unit . Applying pressurecan cause you to lose controlwhen the cut , is completed . Use upany fuel left in the carburetorby startingthe en - gine and leffingthe engine run until it stops . • Stop the engine before setting the saw down . • Store unitandfuel inan area where fuel vapors cannot • Keep fuel end oll caps , screws , end fasteners ee - roach sparksor open flames from water heaters , elec - curely tightened . tric motorsor switches , furnaces , etc . • Store unitso the chainsannot ascidentally cause injury . • Store the unitout of the reach of children . i i GUARD AGAINST KICKBACK - Kickback is a dangerous reaction that can lead to serious injury . KICKBACK WARNING Kickback \ Path KICKBACK CAN OCCUR WHEN THE MOVING CHAIN CONTACTS ANOFN OBJECT AT THE UPPER PORTIONWHE THE TIP OF THE GUIDE EAR OR THE WOOD CLOSES IN AND OPINCHESATF THE CHAIN IN THE CUT . CONTACTP THE UPPER PORTION OF THE TI THE GUIDE BAR CAN CAUSE CTHET , CHAIN TO DIG INTO THE OBJE WHICH STOPS THE CHAIN FOR AN Figure 2 INSTANT . THE RESULT IS A LIGHTNING FAST , REVERSE REACTION WHICH KICKS THE GUIDE BAR UP AND BACKHE TOWARD THE OPERATOR . IF T CHAIN IS PINCHED ALONG THE TOP Avoid OF THE GUIDE BAR , THE GUIDE BARCK Obstructions CAN BE DRIVEN RAPIDLY BA TOWARD THE OPERATOR . EITHER ASOFSN THESE REACTIONS CAN CAUSE LOC OF SAW CONTROL WHICH RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY . DO ENOTS RELY ONLY ON THE SAFETY DEVIC Clear The PROVIDED WITH YOUR SAW . AS A WorkingArea CHAIN SAW USER , YOU MUST TAKE SPECIAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS TO Figure 3 HELP KEEP YOUR cUTrlNG JOBS FREE FROM ACCIDENT OR INJURY . - 3 -
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i SAFETY RULES MAINTAIN CONTROL Stand To Never Reverse t The Left • Keep a good , firm grip on the saw with both h _ a _ jd _ m Hand Positions 1 q _ m Of The Saw when the engine Is running and don't let go . r'U _ n 4 . A firmgripcan neutralizekickbackandhelp yoUm _ . _ Bbow laincontrolot thesaw . Keepthe tingersofyourlen - _ ' _ " encirclingendyour leftthumbunderthe fronthandle _ " _ ' Keepyour righthandcompletelyaroundthe rearha _ ur On whetheryouare righthandedorleft handed . Keepyo loftarm straightwith the elbow locked . Under Side Of / 1 Position your left hand on the front handlebar so - : \ Handlohar Is in a straight line with your right hand on fha . r ! . . ra , Figure 4 handlewhen making bucking cuts . Figure4 . Nev _ REDUCE THE CHANCE OF KICKBACK reversedgnt and left hand positionsfor anytype otcue - • Recognize that kickback can happen . With a basic • _ nd with your weight evenly balanced on both understandingof Idckback , youcan reducethe element feel of surprisewhich contributesto accidents . • Stand slightly to the left aide of the nw to keep your • Never lot the moving chain oontect any obJecdat the tip of the guide bar . Figure 2 . body from being in a direct line with the cuu , - u • Keep the worklnS area free from obstructions such chain , Figure 4 . Do not overreaoh . Youcould be drawn or thrownolt as other trees , branches , rocks , fences , stumps , etc . balance and lose controlof the saw . Rgura 3 . Eliminate or avoid a . . nyobstructionthat your chain couldhitwhile you are cumngthrougha particular • Do not cut above shoulder height . It is difficultto log orbranch . maintaincontrolof saw above shoulder height . • Keep your chain sharp and properly tensioned . aAck loose ordullchain can increasethe chance of kickb UNDERSTANDING REACTIVE FORCES b to occur . Followmanufacturer's chain sharpening and Pinch - Kickback and Pull - in occur when the chain . maintenanceinstructions . Checktensionat regular in - suddenly stopped by being pinched caught , orin _ tervals with the engine stopped , never withthe eenginely centering a foreign object In the wood . This stOPP _ _ running . Make sure the bar clamp nuts are secur of me onain resultsin a reversal of the chaintome useu tightenedafter tensioningthe chain . cutwood andcauses the sawtomove inthe oppositedirecs • Begin and continue cutting at full throttle . If the tionof the chain rotation . Either reactioncan result m los chain is moving at a slower speed , there is greater of controland possible seriousinjury . chancefor Idckbackto occur . • Pinch - Kickback Cut one log at s time . Use extreme caution when re - enlarlng a previous - occurs when chain ontop of guide bar is sudden _ J cut . stopped . - rapidlydt _ vessaw straightback towardoperator . • Do not attempt plunge cut = . • PulHn • Watch for shlfUng logs orotherforcesthat couldclose - occurswhen the chainonthe bottomofthe guidet _ ar a cut and pinchor fall into chain . • Use the Reduced - Kickback Guide Bar end Low is suddenly stopped , Kickback Chain specifiedforyour saw . ~ pullsthe saw rapidlyfonvaro . sampleofchainsaWsbelow3 . 8 _ ' ubic'inchdisplace _ antspa " KICKBACK SAFETY FEATURES siftedinANSI B175 . 1 - 1991 . • Handguerd , designedtoreducethechanceofyourle _ , h _ rd ' : contactingthechainifyourhandslipsoffthefronthsno _ e _ _ ' THE FOLLOWING FEATURES ARE IN - • Posttlonof front and'rear handlebars , designedwith . _ . he - & WCLAUDRENDINONGYOUR BAWTO HELP REDUCE tance betweenhandlesend " in - line " witheachother ' , deS _ THE HAZARD OF KICKBACK ; HOWEVER , spreadend * in - line " positionofthe handsprovidedbYthtn _ O ' SUCH FEATURES WILL NOT TOTALLY signworktogetherto givebaanceandresistancei _ p ° n , . " _ , . k lingthe pivotofthe sawbacktowardthe operatoirf leeru , s - - ELIMINATE THIS DANGEROUS REACTION . AS A CHAIN SAW USER , DO NOT SRELYT occurs , chain ONLY ON SAFETY DEVICES , YOU MU * ANSIBI75 . 1 - 1991 - SsfetyrequtrernentsforgssolinepoWnS - rce . d . . . Sta saws as setby the American Nation _ dStandards In . lute , In - . FOLLOW ALL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS , der , d 5175.1 - 1991 . INSTRUCTIONS , AND MAINTENANCE INKLT Contoured THIS MANUAL TO HELP AVOID KICKBACU AND OTHER FORCES WHICH CAN RES IN SERIOUS INJURY . Def _ lc _ Reduced - Kickback Guide Bar , designedwitha small radiuse Redu ¢ _ l KIckbiCk Sm • ll And AJtoWl • tip whichreduces thesize o | the kickbac _ danger zone on th Symm _ t _ d Guide B4 _ R • allul T _ into C , _ guidebartip . Figure5 . A Reduced - KiekbackGuide Baris mone - which hasbeen demonstratedtosignificantlyreducethe hu ber and seriousnessof kickbackswhen tested inaccordance withANSI B175 . 1 . 1991 • Low - Kickback Chain , designed with a contoured depth gauge and guard linkwhich deflect kickbackforce and allow SY I11 * 11etti _ _ Chim WI _ High woodto graduallydde into thecutter . Figure5 . Low - Kicld _ ickre - Chain is chainwhich has met kickbackbedormenoa requtative ments of ANSI B175 . 1 - 1991 when tasted on a represen Figure 5 - 4 -
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CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a Sears PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Craftsman Gasoline Chain Saw . It has been designed , en - gineered and manufactured to give you the best possible dependabilityand performance . GUIDE BAR : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 " ( 36cm ) Should you experience any problems you cannot easily CHAIN : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Low Profile 3 / 8 " Pitch remedy , please contact your nearest Sears Service Can - Chrome Cutters ter / Department . Sears has competent , well trainedtechni - DISPLACEMENT : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.1 Cubic Inches ( 34cc ) cians and the proper tools to service or repair this unit . ENGINE : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 - cysts Air Cooled FUEL MIX : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 : 1 ( 3.2oz oil per gallon gas ) Please read and retain this manual . The instructionswill OILER : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Automatic , 6.0 ozTank enable you to assemble and maintain your unit properly . IGNITION : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Solid State Always observe the = SAFETY RULES . " ( Air gap . 010 ' - . Ot4 " ) IGNITION TIMING : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Non - Adjustable , Fixed SPARK PLUG TYPE : . . . . . . . . . . . . Champ = on CJ - 7Y MODEL NUMBER : 358.351040 - 14 " SPARK PLUG GAP : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 025 " ( . 65ram ) MUFFLER : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spark Arresting Screen DATE CODF _ JSERIAL NO . ENGINE RPM : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12,600 RPM Maximum , . DATE OF PURCHASE : THE MODEL AND SERIAL NUMBER WILL BE FOUND ON THE PRODUCT . YOU SHOULD RECORD BOTH SERIAL NUMBER SPECIAL NOTICE AND DATE OF PURCHASE AND KEEP IN A SAFE PLACE FOR FUTURE REFERENCE . Your sewls equipped with etemperature limiting muffler and spark arresting screen which meets the requirements of California Codes 4442 and 4443 . All U . S . forest land and the states of California , idaho , Maine , Minnesota , New Jersey , Washington , and Oregon require MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT many intemal combustion engines to be equipped with a A Sears Maintenance Agreement is available onthis prod - spark arrestor screen by law . uct . Contact your nearest Sears Store for details . If you operate 8 chain sew In • state or locale where such CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES regulations exist , you ere legally responsible for • Read and observe the safety rules . malntalnlng the operatlng condition of these parts . Failure to do so Is • violation of the law . Refer to the • Follow a regular schedule in maintaining , caring for , Spark Arrestor section under = Customer and usingyour unit . Responslbnlifes " for maintenance . • Follow the instructions under " Customer Responsibili - ties and Storage sectionsofthlsOperatorsManual . MANUFACTURED UNDER ONE OR 14K ) Re OF THE FOLLOWING PATENTS : 4,940.0 _ 8 . OTHER U . S . AND FOREIGN PATENTS PENDING . FULL ONEYEAR WARRANTY ON GAS CHAIN SAW For one year from the date of purchase , when this Craftsman Gas - Powered Chain Saw is maintained , lubricated , and tuned up according to the owner's manual , Sears will repair , free st 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 nor - mal use . If this Gas Chain Saw is used for commercial or rental purposes , this warranty applies for 30 days from the date of pur - chase . WARRANTY SERVICE IS AVAILABLE BY RETURNING THIS CHAIN SAW TO THE NEAREST SEARS SERVICE CEN - TER IN THE UNITED STATES . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rightswhich vaq / from state to state . SEARS , ROEBUCK AND CO . , D / 817WA , HOFFMAN ESTATES , IL 60179 NOTICE . " Refer to the Code of Federal Regulations , Section 1910.266 , ANSI B175 . 1 - 1991 ; ANSI Z133 . 1 ; and state safety codes when using a chain saw for producing income . - 5 -
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HARDWARE CONTENTS 1 Chain Saw FueVOil Mix ' m ¸ ( Bar Oil not included ) Purchase Craftsman Bar _ j . _ - = - - - - - and Chain Oil Separately OperatoFsManual TOOLS REQUIRED FOR OPERATION TO REMOVE CHAIN SAW FROM CARTON • Torque Wrench ( optional ) - Reference torque values • Remove loose parts bag included with Chain Saw . are provided throughout this manual for tightening • Remove your saw lrom the packing material . hardware . • You may use the opened packing matedai as a work • Bar Tool surface . NOTE : It is normal to hear the fuel filter rattle in an empty NOTE : This model comes fully assembled . Chain is fuel tank . sharp ; unpack with caution . NOTE : Check chain tension using instructions in the • After removing the contents from the carton , check Service and Adjustment Section : parts against the Carton Contents list . • Before first use . • Examine the parts for damage . Do not use damaged • After 1 minute of operation . parts . • Notify your SEARS store immediately ff a part is miss - ing or damaged . - 6 -
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OPERATION KNOWYOUR CHAIN SAW ( See Fig . 6 ) READ THIS OPERATOR'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR CHAIN SAW . Compare the illustrationswithyour unitto familiarizeyourselfwiththe locationof the variouscontrolsand adjustments . Save thismanual forfuture reference . FRONT HANDLE STARTER ROPE HANDLE ON / STOP SWITCH CHAIN PRIMER BAR OIL FUEL MIX FILL CAP STARTER FILL CAP HOUSING CYLINDERCOVER FAST IDLE LOCK THRO'I - rLE LOCKOUT ADJUSTING SCREW REAR CHAIN TRAVEL HANDLE DIRECTION THRO'I - I'LE CHOKE _ ' GUIDE BAR TRIGGER KNOB BAR CLAMP CHAIN NUTS CATCHER Figure 6 The ON / STOP SWITCH is usedto stopthe engine . The THROI - rLE TRIGGERcontrols enginespeed . The STARTERROPE HANDLEisusedforstartingtheengine ; . The GUIDE BARisdesigned to carrythe chain . The CHOKE KNOB activatesthe choketo provideadditional The CUTTERS are designed to cutthewood . fuel Iothe enginewhenstartinga coldengine , The BAR CLAMPNUTS are designedto holdthe guide bar The THROI - rLE LOCKOUT preventsthe THROTTLETRIG - after adjustmentshavebeencompleted . GER frombeing squeezedaccidentally , The ADJUSTINGSCREWis designedto tensionthe chainon The FAST IDLE LOCK allowsforfasterenginespeedsduring the guidebar . starting . The PRIMERBULBcirculatesfueltothe carburetor . - 7 -
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OPERATION FAST IDLE LOCK HOW TO USE YOUR CHAIN SAW • The fast idle lockallows for faster engine speeds dur - ing starting . STOPPING YOUR ENGINE • The fast idle lockis engaged by the followingsteps : • Move on / stop switchto the " STOP " position . - Grasp the rear handleand depress the throttlelock - • If engine does not stop , pullblue choke knob out fully . out . - Squeeze the throttletrigger fully and hold . CHAIN OILER ( Fig . 7 ) - Depress the fast idlelockwith your thumb and hold , • The chain oiler providescontinuous lubrk _ . atiotno the - Release your gripon the throttletdgger and throttle chain and guide bar . Be sure to fill the bar oil tank lock while continuingto holdthe fast idle lock . when you fill the fuel tank ( Capacity = 6.8 fl . oz . ) . NOTE : Verifythe throttletrigger stays inthe advanced • Yourchain saw will consume approximatelyone tank position . of bar oil for each tank of fuel used . • Your chain oiler is automatic and requires no adjust - merit . _ L t . _ . FrontHandle ^ B , ar u , , - , , , j _ _ Fue Mix Cap ut uilFill _ _ / • Cap ottle Trigger Figure 8 Figure 7 CHOKE ( Fig . 9 ) • The choke provides additional fuel when starting a THRO'I'FLE CONTROL GROUP ( Fig . 8 ) cold engine . THROTTLE LOCKOUT • The choke isactuatedby pullingthe bluechoke knob . • The throttle lockoutdisablesthe throttletrigger . • The choke has two positions : partial and full . • The throttlelockoutpreventsunintentionalactuationof the throttletrigger . THROTrLE TRIGGER • The throttle trigger allows for variable control of engine speed . • The throttle trigger is actuated by the index fingeron your right hand , Figure 9 - 8 -
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OPERATION FUEL STABILIZER BEFORE STARTING ENGINE : Fuel stabilizeris an acceptable alternative in minimizing the formationoffuelgum depositsduringstorage . Addstabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or storagecontainer . Alwaysfollowun WARNING : the fuel mix ratio found on the stabilizer container . R BE SURE TO READ THE FUEL HANDLING engine at least5 minutesafter addingstabilizerto allow thein INFORMATION IN THE SAFETY RULESAL stabilizerto reachthe carburetor . You do not have to dra SECTION ON PAGE 2 OF THIS MANU the fuel tank forstorage if youare usingfuel stabilizer . BEFORE YOU BEGIN . CRAFTSMAN 40 : 1 2 - cycle engine oil ( AIR - COOLED ) Is speciallyblended withfuel stabilizers . If youdo notuse this IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND THE FUEL Sears oil , you san add a fuel stabilizer ( suchas Craftsman HANDLING SECTION DO NOT ATTEMPT No . 33500 ) to your fuel tank . TO FUEL YOUR UNIT ; SEEK HELP FROMHE 2 - CYCLE OIL : SOMEONE THAT DOES UNDERSTAND T FUEL HANDLING SECTION OR CALL THE CRAFTSMAN 40 : 1 2 - cycle engine oil ( AIR - COOLED ) sise CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE HOTLINE AT specially blended with fuel stabilizers . If you do not u 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . this Sears oil , you can add a fuel stabilizer ( such as Craftsman No . 33500 ) to your fuel mix . See Gasoline and oil mixture " instructionsbelow . If CRAFTSMAN 40 : 1 2 - cycle engine oil ( AIR - COOLED ) is not available , use a goodquality40 : 1 2 - cycle engine oil GUIDE BAR AND CHAIN OIL ( AIR - COOLED ) that has a recommendedfuel mix ratio For maximum guide bar and chain life , we recommend 40 : 1 . you use CPaftsmanchain saw bar oil . If Craftsman bar oil IMPORTANTI Do not usa : is not available , you may use a good grade SAE30 oil untilyou are able to obtain Craftsman brand . The oil out - • AUTOMOTIVE OIL put is automaticallymetered during operation . Your saw • BOAT OILS ( NMMA , BIA . etc . ) will use approximatelyone tank of bar oil for every tank These oils do not have properadditivesfor 2 . - cycle ( AIR - of fuel mix . Always fill the bar oil tank when you fill the fuel tank . COOPED ) enginesand can cause engine damage . GASOUNE GASOUNE AND OIL MIXTURE The two - cycleengine on thisproductrequiresa fuel mixture of regularunleadedgasoline and a highquality40 : 1 2 - cycle MIX GASOLINE AND OIL AS FOLLOWS : engineoil ( AIR - COOLED ) for lubricationofthe beadngs and • Consult chartfor correctquantities . other moving parts . The correct fuel / oilmixture is40 : 1 ( see • Do notmix gasoline andoildirectlyin the fuel tank . Fuel MixtureChart ) . Too little oil orthe incorrectoil type will FOR ONE GALLON : cause poorperformanceand may cause the engineto over - Pour 3.2 ounces of highquality , 2 - cycle engine oil heat and seize . ( AIR - COOLED ) into an empty , approved one gallon gasoline container . Gasoline andoil must be pmmixed ina clean approved fuel • Add onegallonofregulaurnleededgasolinetothe container . Always use fresh regular unleaded gasoline . galloncontainert , hensecurelyreplacethe cap . Shakethecontainemromentarily . This engineis certified to operate on unleaded gasoline . • The mixtureisnow readyforuse . Fuelstabilizcearn beaddedatthistimeifdesiredf ; ollowmixinginstruc - tionsonthelabel . IMPORTANT : Experience indicates that alcohol FUEL MIXTURE CHART blended fuelscalled gasohol ( orusingethanolor metha - nol ) can attract moisture , which leads to oil / gas separa - 40 : 1 Fuel : Oil Mix Ratio tion and formation of acids during storage . Acidic gas can damage the fuel system of an engine while instor - age . Toavoid engine problems , the fuel system should 1 gallon 3.2 be emptiedbefore storage for 30 days or longer . Drain the gas tank , then run the fuel outof the carburetorand . 2.5 gallons 8.0 fuel lines by startingthe engine and lettingit run until it stops . Use fresh fuel next season . See STORAGE instructionsforadditional information . Never use engine NOTE : Measure fuel correctly . Fuel containers can hold orcarburetorcleaner products in the fueltank orperma - more than the manufacturer's specified amount . If too nent damage may occur . much gasoline is in the container , the resulting gas - to - oil ratio will not be correct for proper engine operation . - 9 -
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OPERATION STOPPING YOUR ENGINE • Move on / stop switchto the " STOP " position . • If engine does not stop , pull blue chokeknob outfully . WARNING : STOP y / ll / 1ona _ u _ _ Primer ' _ _ . " t / _ _ _ . _ A Choke Po = ltl A ALWAYSWEAR GLOVES ; SAFETY FOOT - - - _ , _ . : - - , WEAR , SNUG - FR'nNG CLOTHING ; AND EYE , HEARING , AND HEAD PROTECTION I % ' ' - ' I - - - OJ DEVICES WHEN OPERATING A CHAIN SAW . Figure 10 THE CHAIN MUST NOT MOVEWHEN THE STARINAGWARE . NGI " E ENGINE RUNS AT IDLE SPEED , REFER TOTHE " CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENTS " • Move on / stop switch to the " ON " position . SECTION FOR CORRECTION . • Be surechoke is in the " OFF " position . • Activatefast idle lock . • With saw on ground , grip front handle with left hand instructionsin the NOTE : Check chain tension using and place right foot throughopeningin rear handle . Service and Adjustment Section : • Pull starter rope handleuntilengine starts . • Before firstuse . • Squeeze and release throttletrigger to return engine • After 1 minute of operation . to idle speed . BASIC STARTING PROCEDURE RightHand [ " STARTING POSITION ] ( Fig . 10 & 11 ) on Starter Rope Handle / COLD ENGINE / WARM ENGINE AFTER RUNNING OUT OF FUEL • Fuel engine with 40 : 1 fuel mix . _ " . , Left Hand • Pillbar oil tank with bar oil . Your sawwill use approxi * mately one tank of bar oil foreach tank of fuel mix . • Prime engine by pressing primerbulbsix times . • Turnon ignitionby movingon / stop switch to the " ON " position . • Actuate choke by pulling blue choke knob fully out . Then set the saw on the ground . Gripthe front handle with your left hand and place your rightfoot through the openingin the rear handle . • Set fast idle by depressing the throttle lock with your right hand . Then squeeze throttle trigger and hold . Right Foot throughOpeningin Handle With your thumb , press the fast idle lock down and Figure 11 hold . Next , release the throttletrigger . • IFTHROTTLE TRIGGER IS SQUEEZED ACCIDEN - DIFFICULT STARTING / FLOODED ENGINE TALLY DURING STARTING IT WILL BE NECES - SARY TO RESETTHE FAST IDLE LOCK . The engine may be flooded withtoo much fuel if it has not started after 20 pulls . NOTE : When pullingthe starter rope , do not use the full extent of the rope as this can cause the rope to break . Flooded engines can be cleared of excess fuel with the Do not let the starter snap back holdthe handle and let followingprocedure : the rope rewindslowly . • Activatethe fast idle lock . - = Pull starter rope handle with your right hand until the • Push the choke knob to the " OFF " position engine attempts to start . Then push the blue choke • Verifythat on / stop switchis inthe " ON " position . knob in to the partial position . Resume pulling handle untilengine starts . • With saw on ground , grip front handle with left hand • Above 40 degrees , allow engine to run for approxi - and place rightfoot throughopening in rear handle . • Pull starter rope handle untilengine starts . mately 5 seconds , push the chokeknob in to the OFF position , then squeeze and release throttletrigger to allow engine to idle . Starting could require pulling starter rope handle many times depending on how badly unit is flooded . • Below 40 degrees , allow engine to warm up 30 sec - If engine still fails to start , refer to " TROUBLE SHOOT - onds - 1 minute with choke at partial position : Push ING " chart or call the 1 - 800 number listed on the front choke knobin to the OFF position , thensqueeze and page of this manual . release thmttte trigger to allow engineto idle . • To stop engine , move on / stop switchto the " STOP " position . - 10 -
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OPERATION - GENERAL TREE FELLING F = ellingDirection WARNING IF THE TRUNK OR MMBS ARE ROTTING , Toptch THEY CAN FALL UNEXPECTEDLY AND No CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY . CUt AS YOU MAKE YOUR FELUNG CUT , IF THE SAW APPEARS TO BE BINDING , THE TREE IS STARTING TO FALL IN THE Bottom WRONG DIRECTION . IMMEDIATELY STOP Notch _ / 3 I Buttress THE SAW AND USE A FELLING WEDGE Cut ree I Root AND MAUL ( HAMMER ) TO FORCE THEILL dthl / FELUNG CUT OPEN . THE WEDGE W HOLD THE FELLING CUT OPEN ALLOWING YOU TO REMOVE THE SAW . KEEP EVERYONE AWAY FROM THE TREE IN ALL DIRECTIONS . Figure 12 DETERMINE THE NATURAL FALL DIRECTION If your chain saw binds in the fellingcut , you have three options : • Wind - A tree evenly balancedwill fallinthe samedirec - tion the wind is blowing . • If the wrong directionof fall is acceptable , carefully re - move the fellingwedge . CUtdeeper inthe notch sideof • Lean - Use a carpenter's iovel or plumb bob to deter - the tree untiltree starts to fall . mine iftree has a naturallean . A leaning tree willtendto fall indirectionof lean . • If the wrengdirectionof fall isnot acceptable , attempttohe use one or more felling wedges to forcethe tree in t • Shape - A tree willtend to fall towards sidethat is more original directionof fall . Do so by driving the wedges heavily branched . deeper intothe felling cut . • Other Factors - Contactingornearby trees , buildings , or wires can influencethe directionthe tree will fall . • Keep everyone away from the tree in all directionsand then seek professional helpl CUTI'ING PROCEDURE ( Fig . 12 ) OPERATION USE / TIPS After determiningthe Natural Fall Direction , the tree should be cut as follows : • Clear the work area of debris whereyou can have se - cure footing . IMPORTANT : BEFORE FELLING ATREE , MAKE SUREUL • MakesurethereisenoughroomforthstreetofalL Main - YOU HAVEAT LEAST 3 FELLING WEDGES AND A MA tain a distanceof 21 / 2 tree lengthsfromthe nearest per - ( HAMMER ) AVAILABLE FOR USE IF NEEDED . son or other objects . Engine noise can drown out a warning call . • Use some means to visually mark the Natural Fall Direction . Remove dirt , stones , loose bark , nails , staples , andwire from the tree where cuts are to be made . • Markyour notchcut on the Natural Fall Directionsideof • Plan to standon the uphill sidewhencuffingon a slope . the tree approximately18 - 24 inches abovethe ground . • Plan a clear retreatpath to the rearand diagonalto the • Cut top of the notch first at a 45 degree angle . Saw line of fall . through 1 / 3 of the width of the tree . • Large buttressroots should be removedprior to notch • Cut bottom of the notch at a 45 degree angle untilyou cut . meet the top notch cut . Remove notch of wood . • Use a wedge if there is any chancethatthe tree will not • On the sideof the tree opposite the notchcut , hmakethee fall inthe desired direction . fellingcut . The fellingcut should be 2 inches abovet center point of the notch cut . Before the felling cut is • We recommendyoucutbranchesbelowshoulderheight complete , use wedges to open the cut when necessary before fellingtree , ( See LImbingand Pruning ) . to controlthe directionof the fall . Use wood or plasticd Be alert to signsthat the tree is ready tofall : wedges , but never steel or iron , to avoid kickbackan • Crackingsounds . chain damage . • Widening of the telling cut . • Cracking sounds , wideningof the fellingcut , movement • Movement In the upper branches . inthe upper branchesare aUsignsthat the tree is ready to fall . • As tree begins to fall , turn off saw , and move quickly away from directionof fall . - 11 -
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OPERATION - GENERAL • Begin cuffingwith the saw chassisagainst the log . OPERATION USE / TIPS • Keep engineat full throttledudngcuttingprocedure . • Cutwood only . Donotcut metal ; plastics ; masonry ; non - • Allowthe chain to cut for you ; exert only lightdown - wood buildingmaterials ; etc . ward pressure . If you force the cut , damage to the • Stopthe saw ifthe chainstdkes a foreignobject . Inspect bar , chain , or enginecan result . the saw and mpetr or replace parts as necessary . • Release the throttletdggeras soonasthe cut iscom - • Keep the chain out of dirt and sand . Even a small pleted , anowin _ the engine to idle . I1you runthe unitn amountof dirtwillquicklydulla chain and thusincrease atfull throttlewithoutcutting , unnecessarywear ca the possibilityof kickback . occur to the chain , bar , andengine . Toget the " feel " of usingyoursaw before youbegina major • Toavoid losingcontrol when completingthe cut , dout . notputpressureon the saw dudngthe endof thec sawingoperation , practicecutting a fewsmalllogsusingthe followingtechnique : • Stopengine beforesetting unitdownafter operation . • Accelerate engineto full throttle before enteringcut by squeezingthe throttletdgger . • Never cut withengine at partial speeds . OPERATION SAFETY - GENERAL GENERALSAFETY AVOID REACTIVE PINCH FORCES Pinch - Kickbackand Pull - In occurwhenthe chain issud - denly stoppedby being pinched , caught , or by contact - inga foreignobjectinthe wood . This suddenstoppingof WARNING IF SAW BECOMES PINCHED OR HUNG INA the chain resultsina reversal of the chainforce usedto LOG , DO NOT TRY TO FORCE IT OUT . YOU cut wood and causes the saw to move inthe eopposites CAN LOSE CONTROL OF THE SAW direction of the chain rotation . Pinch - Kickbackdriv RESULTING IN INJURY AND / OR DAMAGE the saw straightback toward the operator . Pult - lnpulls TO THE SAW . STOP THE SAW , DRIVE HAE the saw away fromthe operator . Eitherreactioncan re - WEDGE OF PLASTIC OR WOOD INTO T suitin lossof controland possiblyseriousinjury . CUT UNTIL THE SAW CAN BE REMOVEDNDTO EASILY . RESTART THE SAW A . TO AVOID PINCH - KICKBACK : CAREFULLY REENTER THE CUT • Be extremelyaware of situationsor obstructionsthate AVOID KICKBACK AND CHAIN DAMAGE , can cause matedai to pinchthe top of or otherwis DO NOT USE A METAL WEDGE . DO NOT stop the chain . ATTEMPT TO RESTART YOUR SAW WHEN • Do not cut more than one log at a time . IT IS PINCHED OR HUNG IN A LOG . • Do not twistthe saw as the bar iswithdrawnfroman under - cutwhen bucking . KICKBACK CAN OCCUR WHEN THECT MOVING CHAIN CONTACTS AN OBJE TO AVOID PULL - IN : AT THE UPPER PORTION OF THE TIP OFD • Always begin cutting with the engine at full throttle THE GUIDE BAR OR WHEN THE WOO and the saw housingagainst wood . CLOSES IN AND PINCHES THE SAW CHAINERAR • Use wedges made of plastic or wood , ( never of IN THE CUT . CONTACT AT THE UPPB metal ) to hold the cut open . PORTION OF THE TIP OF THE GUIDE CAN CAUSE THE CHAIN TO DIG INTO ATHENNG OBJECT AND STOP THE CHAIN FORTNI INSTANT . THE RESULT IS A LIGH FAST , REVERSE REACTION WHICH KICKS THE GUIDE BAR UP AND BACK TOWARD i THE OPERATOR . IF THE SAW CHAIN IS ! PINCHED ALONG THE TOP OF THE GUIDE BAR , THE GUIDE BAR CAN BE DRIVENR . RAPIDLY BACK TOWARD THE COPERATOCANH EITHER OF THESE LREACTIONS CAUSE LOSS OF SAW CONTRO WHI CAN RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY . - 12 _
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OPERATION SAFETY - GENERAL FELLING SAFETY DON'T PUT YOURSELF IN THESE PosmoNs 4 - - . . . - Check the lean - - - Check the wind - - - Check the balance - - Don't cut down wind Don't cut on lean side Don't cut on weighted side WARNING can snap and falltowan : lthe operator . i Look for decay and rot . If the trunk is rotted , it Check for broken or dead branches which can fall on youwhile cutting . • Be extremelycautiouswith partially fallen etreese that may be poorly supported . When a tr doesn't fallcompletely , setthe sew aside and pull down the tree with a cable winch , block and taclde , or tractor . To avoidinjuw , donotcut down a partiallyfallen tree withyour saw . - 13 -
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OI ERATION i ii BUCKING BUCKING USING A SUPPORT ( Fig . 15 & 16 ) Anotherlogora stand , suchas a sawhorse , maybe useOas Bucldngis cutting a fallen tree to the desired log size . supportswhen bucking . • Area A - Undercut I / 3 of the way throughthe log . TYPES OF CUTTING ( Fig . 13 ) - Finishwithan overcut . • Overcutting - begin on the top side of the log with • Area B - Overcut 1 / 3 of the way throughthe log . the bottom of the saw chassis against the log ; exert - Finishwithan undemut . light pressure downward . • Undemutting - begin on the under side of the log withthe top of the saw chassisagainst the log ; exertw lightpressure upward . Dudng undercutUng , the sa will tend topush back at you . Be prepared for thisol . reactionand holdthe saw firmly to maintain contr Undercut Figure t5 Saw Chassis Figure 13 BUCKING ONTHE GROUND ( Fig . 14 ) • Overcutwith a 1 / 3 diameter cut . • Roll logover and finishwith an overcut . Figure 16 OPERATING USErrlPS r'll II , 1 • Cut only one log at a time . • Cutshetteredwoedvet7 carefully . Sharppiecesof woed , F _ . , , , . - . , I ei couldbe flungtoward the operator . • Use a sawhorse to cut smalllogs . Never allowanother person to hold the log while cuttingand never holdthe log withyour leg or foot . • Do not cut in an area where logs , limbs , and rootsare tangledsuchas ina blowndownarea . Drag the logsintod a clear area before cuttingby pulling out exposed an cleared logs first . • Give spoc = alattention to logs understrainto preventthere Figure 14 saw from pinching . Make the first cut on the pressu side to relieve the stress on the log . OPERATION - SAFETY i i I BUCKING SAFETY Stay on uphillside of tree when cutting . rf - , WARNING DO NOT STAND ON THE LOG BEING CUT . ANY PORTION CAN ROLL CAUS - ING LOSS OF FOOTING AND CONTROL . NEVER TURN THE SAW UPSIDE DOWN TO UNDERCUT . THE SAW CANNOT BE CONTROLLED IN THIS POSITION , Use Common Sense Maintain Secure Footing - 14 -
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OPERATION PRUNING AND LIMBING Pruning Proeeclure Rret - Undercut1 / 3 ofthe waythrough the limbnear Pruning is removingbranchesfrom a standing tree . the trunk of the tree . Umblng is removingbranchesfrom a felled tree . Second - Finishwithan overcut farther outfromthe trunk untilthe limb fails . Third - Cutthe remainingstump flush near trunkof LIMBING ( Fig . 17 ) the tree . • Start at base of the felled tree and work toward the top . Second • Leave the larger nmbsunderneaththe felled tree to sup - Pruning CUt / port the tree as youwork . i " il ql First Figure 18 OPERATING USE / TIPS Work slowly , keeping both hands firmly grippedon the Figure 17 saw . Maintain secure footingand balance . • Keepa clear workarea . Frequentlyclearbranchesoutof the way to avoid trippingover them . • Leave the largerlimbsunderneaththe felledtree tosup - PRUNING ( Fig . 18 ) port the tree as you work . Small branches - smaller thenwidth of guidebar . • Start at the base of the felled tree and work towardthe Large branches - largerthanwidth of guidebar . top . • Remove small limbswithone cut . • Keep the tree between youand the chain . Cutfrom the • Remove larger , supportingbranches with the 1 / 3 - 2 / 3 side of the tree oppositethe branch you are cutting . cuttingtechniquesdescribedin the bucking section . • Umit pruningto limbsshoulderheightor below . • Keep out of the way of the falling limb . OPERATION - SAFETY PRUNING AND LIMBING SAFETY • Watch out for sprlngpoles . Use extreme caution when cutting small size limbs . Slender material mayull WARNING catch the saw chain and be whipped towardyou orp NEVER CLIMB INTO A TREE TO LIMB OR you off balance . PRUNE UNLESS SPECIFICALLY TRAINED TO DO SO . DO NOT STAND ON LADDERS , • Be alert for sprlngback . Watch outfor branchesthat PLATFORMS , A LOG , OR IN ANY POSITION are bent or under pressure as you ere cuffingto avoid WHICH CAN CAUSE YOU TO LOSE YOUR being struckby the branchor the sawwhen the tension inthe wood fibers is released . BALANCE OR CONTROL OF THE SAW . 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 . ALLOWING SUCH CONTACT CAN RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY . DO NOT CUT IF BRANCHES ARE HIGHER THAN YOUR SHOULDER . GET A PROFES - SIONAL TO DO THE JOB . THIS MAY RE - SULT IN SERIOUS INJURY . - 15 -
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Fill in dates as you complete regular service Before Alter Every Every Yearly Service Dal Use Use 5 hrs . 25 hrs . i Clean Unit and Labels P " Check for Damaged or Worn Parts _ ' Check for Loose Fasteners and Parts _ " _ " Check Chain Sharpness P , 1 ! Guid _ B _ rMaintenanc _ P ' _ " Check VibrationMounts ( if so equipped ) _ " Check Clutch DrumSprocket P " Clean Air Filter P " Replace Spark Plug v " e " Clean / Inspect SparkArrestor Screen and InspectMuffler v " v - Check Guide Bar Lube e " Filter in Fuel Tank P " GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS BEFORE EACH USE The warranty onthis unit does not cover items that have CHECK FOR DAMAGED / WORN PARTS been subjectedto operator abuse or negligence . To re - The followingdamaged / worn parts shouldbe referrec ceive full valuefrom the warranty , the operatormust main - yourSears Service Center . tain unitas instructedinthis manual . NOTE : it is normal for a smallamount ofoilto appear Some adjustmentswill need to be made periodicallyto der the saw after engine stops . Do notconfusethiswi properlymaintain your unit . leakingoil tank . • On / Stop Switch - ensureon / stop switchfunctionspn ( All adjustmentsinthe " Service and Adjustments " sectiona - erty by moving the switchto the = Stop " positiona of thismanualshouldbe checked at least once each se son . surethat engine stops , thenrestartyourengineand ; tinue . • Fuel Tank - discontinue use of chain saw if fuel • Once a year , replace the spark plug , replaceair filterele - showssigns of damage or le _ # , s . ment and check guide bar and chain for wear . A new • OilTank - discontinueuse of chain saw ifoil tank spark plug and a clean / new air filter element assures signsof damage or leaks . properair - fuelmixtureand helpsyour engine run better • Chain Catcher - replace chain catcherif bent , and last longer . damaged in any way . • Followthe maintenanceschedule inthis manual . LUBRICATION CHART ( Fig . 19 ) WARNING DISCONNECT THE SPARK PLUG BEFOREPT PERFORMING MAINTENANCE EXCE FOR CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENTS , INSPECT THE ENTIRE UN _ REPLACEEL DAMAGED PARTS . CHECK FOR FU LEAKS AND MAKE SURE ALL FASTENERS AREINPLACEANDSECURELYFASTENED . CLEAN UNIT AND LABELS Figure 19 • Clean the unitusinga damp clothwitha milddetergent . ( _ ) Craftsrnanchain saw bar oil . • Wipe offthe unitwith a clean drycloth . - 16 -
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES CHECK FOR LOOSE OR WORN PARTS Move on / stop switchto the " STOP " position . Adjustchain for proper tension . ( See Chain Tension ) . • Bar Clamp Nuts • " Positionthe file holderlevel ( 90 ° ) so that it restsonthe • Chainfler • Muf top edgesof the cutter and depth gauge . • Cylinder Shield • Air Filter • Clutch Drum / Sprocket File Holder _ . J " _ - - _ ' _ t • Throttle TdggeriLockout • Handle Screws i Is , oE I IFRO VIEWI GUIDE BAR LUBRICATION ( Fig . 20 ) For maximum guidebar and chain life , we recommendyou use Craftsman chain saw bar oil . If Craftsman chain saw Cutteerr D " _ e - * p £ th _ G ' ' a - eug " _ Guide Bar bar oil is notavailable , youmay use a goodgradeSAE30 oil & Chairt untilyou are ableto obtainCraltsmanbrand . The oil output Figure 22 is automaticallymeteredduringoperation . Yoursawwill usex . Alignthe 30 ° file holder marks parallelwiththe bar . approximatelyonetank of bar oil for every tank of fuel mi Always fill the bar oll tank when you fill the fuel tank . 30 " File ITop , nEwI File Cutter Bar Oil FillCap . utter Figure 23 File frominsidetoward outsideofcutter , straightacross on forward stroke in one directiononly . Use 2 or 3 strokesper cuttingedge . Figure 20 SHARPENING CHAIN ( Fig . 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25,26 , 27 & 28 ) Marks _ WARNING Figure 24 IMPROPER CHAIN SHARPENING Keep allcuttersthe same lengthwhen filing . TECHNIQUES ANDIOR DEPTH GAUGE File enough to remove an _ d , amage to cuttingedges MAINTENANCE WILL INCREASE THE Cutters Same CHANCE OF KICKBACK WHICH CAN Len _ RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY . ALWAYS WEAR GLOVES WHEN HANDLING THE CHAIN . THE CHAIN CAN Side Plate TopPlate BE SHARP ENOUGH TO CUT YOU EVEN Figure 25 THOUGH IT IS TOO DULL TO CUT WOOD . File chain to meet specificationsshown below . 85 ° I FULL VIEWI Figure 21 Figure 26 - 17 -
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES i i • Place depth gauge tool over each cutterdepth gauge . • Moveon / stop switch to the = STOP " position . • Rle depth gaugewithaflat fileunUlItis levelwlththe top • Remove bar and chain from saw . • Clean all saw dust and any otherdebrisfromthe guide of the depth _ auge tool . i bar grooveand guide bar oil lubrication hole . • Lubricateguide bar nose sprocketafter each use . • Burringof barroils is a normal processof guidebar rail wear . Remove these burrs by filing guide bar rail side edges square with a flat file . " ° . • Figure 27 • Maintain roundedfrontcomer ofdepth gaugewitha flath file . The very topofthe depth gauge shouldbe flat wit the front halfroundedoffwith a flat file . . 0 _ 5 " Roundedl Squared / Off Corned Figure 30 CLEAN AIR FILTER ( Fig . 31 ) A dirty air filterdecreases the lifeand performanceof ithes - engineand increasesfuel consumptionandharmfulem sions , Always clean your air filter after 25 tanks of fuel or 5e.e Figure 28 hours of operation , whichever is less • Clean more rIr quentlyin dustyconditions . A used air filter can neve b completelycleaned . It is advisable to replace your air til - ter witha new one after every 50 hours of operation , or CHECK GUIDE BAR ( Fig . 29 & 30 ) annually , whicheveris less • A worn guide bar will damage the chain and make hcuttinge • Loosen 3 screws on cylinder cover . difficult . Check the oondltion of the guidebar e _ chtime t • Remove cylindercover . chain is sharpened . Conditionsinc | ude : • Remove air filter . • Chain sew cutsto one side or at an angle . • Clean the air filter using hot soapy water . Rinse with • Chain sew has to be forced throughthe cut . clean cool water , and air dry completelyprior to rein - • Inadequate supplyof oil to the bar and chain . stalling . If replacement is necessary , use only the replacementre - • Lightlyoil air filter prior to installing . Use 2 - cycle engine duced kickbackguidebar specifiedfor your saw . Replace oilor motor oil ( SAE 30 ) . Squeeze excessoil fromfilter . the guide bar when : This will improve the efficiency of the air filter . • Reinstallair filter . • the inside grooveof the guide bar roilsis worn . • Reinstallcylindercover and 3 screws ( 15 - 20 in - lbs ) . • the guide bar is bent or cracked . • excess heatin , of the railsis noted . Cylinder Cover Air Filter I Correct Worn Grooves File Edges G roove Square Cylinder Figure 29 Cover Figure 31 - 18 -
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES REPLACE SPARK PLUG ( Fig . 32 ) REPLACE FUEL FILTER ( Fig . 34 , 35 & 36 ) The sparkplug shouldbe replacedeach year to ensurethe The fuelfilterahouldbe replacedaftereachssason . Nevero engine startseasier and runsbetter , operate your saw without a fuel tilter . Be careful not t Spark Plug gap should be . 025 " damage fuel linewhile removing the fuel filter . • Loosen 3 screws on cylindercover . • Remove cylinder cover . Run fuel tank dry of fuel before replacingfuelfilter . • Twist , then pulloff the sparkplugboot . Move on / stopswitch to the " STOP " position . • Remove spark plug fromcylinderand discard . Remove the fuel cap . • Replace with correct sparkplug and tighten with 3 / 4 " Pull out fuel cap retainer usinga smallpair of pliers . socket wrench ( 10 - 12 Ib - ff ) . Bend a piece of wire . • Reinstall spark plug booL Insert the bent wire intothe fueltank andhookthe fuel • Reinstall cylinder cover and3 screws ( 15 - 20 in - lb ) . line . Carefully pull out the fuel line and grab eitherthe fuel filter orthe fuel line withyour fingers . Remove fuel tilter from the tank . Remove fuel filter from the fuel line . Spark Either clean the fuel filteror replace it witha new one . Plug To clean , submerge in warm soapy water for 10 min - utes . A very lightdish washing liquidis recommended . Agitate fuel filter untilit is clean . Rinse thoroughlyin warm water and air dry . Reverse process for installation . Figure 32 INSPECT MUFFLER AND SPARK ARRESTOR SCREEN ( IF INSTALLED ) ( Fig . 33 ) Asthe unitis used , carbon depositsbuildupon the muffler - and spark arrestor screen ( if installed ) , and must be ra moved to avoid creating a fire hazardor affecting engine performance . Required cleaning is even / 25 hoursof operationor annu - ally , whichever is less . Figure 34 Replace the spark arrestorscreenif breaks occur . CLEANING THE SPARK ARRESTOR SCREEN • Loosen and remove the 2 mufflercover screws . • Remove the muffler cover ( cover snaps into muffler Bent Wire - _ body ) . FUel Line _ ' _ F - _ - - ' _ - - - - _ ' _ / _ • Remove mufflerdiffuserand sparkarrestorscreen as - sembly . Notice the orientationof these parts tot reas - sembly . • Clean the sparkarrestorscreenwitha wire brushor re - place it breaks are found inthe screen . • Replace any broken orcrackedparts . • Reinstall diffuserand sparkarrestorscreen assembly with round holes facing upand towards mufflercover . Figure 35 • Reinstall mufflercover and 2 screws ( 7 - 8 ft - lbs ) . MUffierDiffuser / park Arrestor I Screen , . , o . , or Cover _ " f Fuel Fi _ ilter Fuel Filter Fuel Line Barrel Filter Neck ' Body Figure 36 Figure33 - 19 -
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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS CHAIN REPLACEMENT ( Fig . 37 , 38 , 39 & 40 ) handling chain . The chain is sharp end CAUTION : Wear protective gloves when J I can cut you even when it is not moving . • Move on / stop switchto the " STOP " position . • Replace the old chainwhen it becomes worn or dam - aged . • Use only the Low - Kickbackreplacement chain speci - • fled in the " Product Specifications . " • See your Sears Service Center to replace and sharp - Figure 40 en individualcutters for matchingyour chain . • Loosen and remove the 2 bar clamp nuts . CHAIN ADJUSTMENT ( Fig . 41,42 , 43 & 44 ) • Remove bar clamp . • Roll chain around guide bar to ensure kinks do not • Remove the old chain . exist ( rotatesfreely ) . • Turn adjusting screw by hand counterclockwiseuntil • Loosen barclamp nuts . adjustingpin just touchesthe stop . • Turn adjustingscrew clockwise until chain just barely • Carefully remove new chain from package . Holdchain touches the bottomof guide bar . with the drive links as shown in Fig 38 . h . • Place chain over and behind the clutc • Fit bottom of drive links between teeth in sprooket / nose . • Fit chain drive links intotop of guide bar . Fig 39 . Bar C , _ _ _ Y Bar Clamp Nuts Guide Bar Figure 41 • Lift up tipof guide bar to check forsag , releasetip of guide bar , then turn adjusting screw 1 / 4 turn clook - wise . Repeat this step untila sag does not exist . • While littini ] tip of guide bar , tighten bar clamp nuts Figure 37 with the bar tool ( provided ) . Torque 10 - 15 ft - lbs . Cutters Dept _ Gauge Figure 38 • Pull guide bar forwarduntilchain is snug in guide bar grooves . Figure 42 • Now , installbar clampmaking surethe adjusting pin is To check chain tension : positioned in the lower hole inthe guide bar . • Use the screwdriverend of the bar tool to move chain BarClamp around the guide bar ( Fig 44 ) . • If chain does not rotate , it is too tight - slightlyloosen bar clamp nuts and turn adjusting screw 1 / 4 turn counterclockwiseR . etighten bar clamp nuts • • If chain is too loose , it will sag below the guide bar ( Fig . 43 ) . Adjusting \ Pin 1.1 " - - _ _ _ " Guide Bar / / Sag Figure 39 • Install bar clamp nuts and finger tighten only . Do not tightenany further at this point , • Now proceed to the = ChainAdjustment " section . Figure 43 - 20 -
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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS • If chain is too loose , refer to " Chain Adjustment . " , Tab Loosen bar clamp nuts ; then , turn adjustingscrew 114 Pulley turn clockwise . Liftup tip of guide barto check forsag , Starter Retighten bar clamp nuts . Ropedle Han Pulley Pulley Ratchet Figure 46screw • Remove the rope retainer and remove any remaining rope . Figure 44 • Move away from the fuel tank and melt the end of the new rope to be installed . Allowthe melted end to edropd STARTER ROPE REPLACEMENT once . Then , while the rope is still hot , pull the melt ( Fig . 45 , 46 , 47 , 48 & 49 ) end through a rag to obtain a smooth pointed end . • Feed rope through starter rope hole in starter hous - ALWAYS WEAR EYE PROTECTION ing . i _ WARNING : WHEN SERVICING THE STARTER ROPE . • Guide the rope inside the pulley , then up pthroughthee THE RECOIL SPRING BENEATH THE pulley hole . It may be necessary to push the ro " PULLEY IS UNDER TENSION . IF THE through witha small Phillipsscrewdriver inserted into the small hole on the undersideof the pulley . SPRING POPS OUT , SERIOUS INJURY CAN RESULT . • Wrap rope counterclockwise around the pulley iratchetl and tuck loose end back under rope , leaving a 1 " ta Replace a broken starter rope or one that is badl between the retainer rib and screw post . frayed . • Pull rope to tighten . • install the rope retainer screw and tighten untilsnug . NOTE : A recoil spring lies beneath the pulley and is Do not over - tighten . • Rewind all the rope onto the pulley in a clockwise under tension . If the recoil spring is disturbed , con - direction . sldereble time and effort will be required to reinstall . For this reason you may want to let your Sears Service Center handlethis repair . If you try to repair the starter rope and the recoilspdng popsout , take the unit to your Sears Service Center . • Remove the four fan housingscrews and loosen the Starter two screws on the cylinder cover . lRopee Remove fan housingfrom the unit . Ho I \ Fan Housin _ , linder Cover wScrews Fan _ \ Scre Screw € _ Figure 47 • Twist and push pulley intostarter housing . Replace and tighten the pulleyscrew . Housing _ _ Rope j Retainer ( Inside Fan Housing ) Screw Figure 45 • To take out rope tension , pullout 10 " of rope . While holdingdown pulley ratchet with thumb , push several inchesof ropeback intolan housingandcatchin notch . Either hold pulley ratchet with thumb or hold starter rope handle . Retain rope in the notch and slowlyallow pulleyto turn counterclockwiseuntiltensionis gone . • Remove the pulleyscrew inthe centerof the pulley . Screw • Gently twistand lift pulleywhile rotatingcounterclock - Io Tab o wise . Figure 48 - 21 -
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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS • Pullout 10 " of rope and catch rope in tab in the pulley . • Reinstallfan housing by aligning the fan housingto • Carefully turn the pulleytwo completeturnsclockwise , the chassis . Then while holding the fan housing keepingthe rope against the tab to wind the spring . against the chassis , pull the rope handte out untilyou • While holding the pulley ratchet , pullthe excess rope feel the fan housingdropinto place against the chas - throughthe starter rope hole . While holdingtensionon sis . Slowly , let the rope rewindinto starter housing . the rope , let rope slowly rewind intothe housing . • Reinstallthe 4 fan housingscrews and tighten the 2 cylindercoverscrews . Fig 45 . - - L _ Wind Up Spring fo _ R4 _ erwind Tension Figure 49 - 22 -
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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENTS Carburetor adjustment Is critical and If done Improperly can permanently damage the engine as well as the carburetor . Please read all Instructions and consult the Troubleshooting section of this manual before beginning this process . If the engine does not operate according to these Instructions after repeating the adjusting steps , do not use the unit . For further 8ssistsnca , please call our customer aselstsnca hotllne at 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . If engine does not start , it may be flooded . If in doubt , CARBURETOR PRESETS ( Fig . 50 ) read the section on flooded engine in the starting sec - tion of this manual prior to beginningany adjustments . If your engine will not start due to suspected improper carburetoradjustment , the following presets may be re - quirad . If used , it is recommended that all steps within The carburetor has been adjusted at the factory for sea the adjustment procedure be completed in order to level conditions . Adjustments may become necessary if assure a properlyset carburetor . If presets are notneed - the saw is used at significantlyhigher altitudesor if you ed , proceed to section " Idle Speed Adjustment . " notice any of the following conditions : When making adjustments , be careful not to force the • Chain moves when the engine runs at idle speed . See plastic limiter caps beyond the stops or damage will " Idle Speed Adjustment . " OCCUr . • Saw will not idle . See = Idle Speed Adjustment " and = Low SpeedMixture Adjustment ; Very small adjustmentscan affect engine performance . • Engine dies or hesitates when it should accelerate . It is important to make slightadjustments and test per - See " Acceleration Adjustment . " formance before proceeding . Each adjustment should • Loss of cuttingpower which is notcorrectedby air til - be no more than 1 / 16 of a rum . ter cleaning . See " High Speed MixtureAdjustment . " • Turn bothof the mixture adjustments countemlock - NOTE : There are three adjustmentson the carburetor . wise untilthey stop . • The Idle Speed Adjustment is marked withthe letter • Turn the idle speed adjustment clockwise until it stops . Now turn countemlockwise 4 - 1 / 2 turns . • The two remaining adjustments on the carburetor • If engine fails to start after performing carburetor pre - are the mixture adjustments . One is marked = L " for sets , the unit may be flooded . Review the " Difficult low speed , and the other " H " for highspeed . Starting " section of the manual . If problems continueis call the 1 - 800 number listed on the front cover of th WARNING : manual forfurther assistance . THE CHAIN WILL BE MOVING DURING A MOST OF THIS PROCEDURE . WEAR • Start the engine and operate for three ( 3 ) minutes to YOUR PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND warm up . Go to " AdjustingProcedure . " OBSERVE ALL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS . IN " LOW SPEED MIXTURE ADJUST - MENT ; ' RECHECK IDLE SPEED AFTER EACH ADJUSTMENT . THE CHAIN MUST NOT MOVE AT IDLE SPEED , Figure 50 " 23 -
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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS ADJUSTING PROCEDURE HIGH SPEED MIXTURE ADJUSTMENT " H " IMPORTANT : DO NOT OPERATE ENGINE AT FULL IDLE SPEED ADJUSTMENT - ' r " THROTTLE FOR PROLONGED PERIODS WHILE • Allowthe warm engine to idle . MAKING HIGH SPEED ADJUSTMENTS AS DAMAGE • Adjustthe Idle Speed untilthe engine continuesto run TO THE ENGINE CAN OCCUR . withoutstalling and without the chain moving . - Turn clockwise to increase engine speed if engine • Make a testcut . stalls or dies . • Basedon pedormance ofthe saw whilecutting , adjust - Turn counterclockwise to slow engine down and / or the high speed mixture in1 / 16 turn increments as fol - to keep the chain from turning . lows : No further adjustments are necessary if chain does - Clockwiseif saw smokes or losespower in the cut . not move at idle speed and if performance is satisfac - Do notadjust forbest power by soundor speed , but tory . judge by how well the saw performs in the cut . - Counterclockwiseif the saw has speed while out of LOW SPEED MIXTURE ADJUSTMENT " L " the cut , but dies in the cut or lacks power while cut - • Allow engine to idle . ting . • Turn the Low Speed Mixture Adjustmentslowlyclock - • Repeat the test cut . wise untilthe RPM starts to drop . Note the position . • Continuewith 1 / 16 turn adjustmentsuntilthe saw per - • Turn the Low Speed Mixture Adjustmentslowlycoun - formanceis acceptable while cutting . temlockwise until the RPM speeds up and starts to • Aftercompletingadjustments , check foracceleration . drop again . Note the position . • Set the Low Speed Mixture at the midpoint between ACCELERATION CHECK the two positions . • If the enginedies or hesitatesinstead of accelerating , turn the LowSpeed MixtureAdjustment1 / 16 of a turn at a time Counterclockwiseuntil you have smooth acceleration . • Check the idle speed for stabilityand no chain move - ment . Adjustas necessary . • Recheck for smooth acceleration and stable idle . Repeat process as necessary for acceptable perfor - rnance . - 24 -
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STORAGE ENGINE Immediatelyprepare yourunitforstorage at the endofthe season or if it will not be used for30 days or more . Never use engineorcarburetorcleaner productsinthe fuel tank orpermanentdamage may occurto fuelsystemCom - ponents . Follow these instructions : WARNING 1 . Drain the fuel fromthe unit intoan approved fuel container . ALLOW THE ENGINE TO COOL , ANn 2 . Drain the fuel linesand carburetorby starting SECURE THE UNIT BEFORE STORING the engineand letting it run untilit stops . OR TRANSPORTING IT IN A VEHICLE . 3 . Allowthe engineto cool before storage . STORE UNIT AND FUEL IN AN OCAREAHM WHERE FUEL VAPORS CANNOT FREAR IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent gum deposits SPARKS OR OPEN FLAMES fromforminginessentialfuelsystempartssuchas the car - WATER HEATERS , ELECTRIC MOTORS buretor , fuel filter , fuel line , or tank duringstorage . Also , OR SWITCHES , FURNACES , ETC . experience indicates that alcohol blended fuels called gasohol ( or using ethanol or methanol ) can attract mois - STORE UNIT WITH ALL GUARDS IN ture , which leads to oiVgas separation and formation of PLACE . POSITION SO THAT ANY OSHARPTO acids during storage which will damage your engine . To OBJECT SUCH AS THE CHAIN CANN avoid engine problems , the fuelsystemshouldbe emptied ACCIDENTLY CAUSE INJURY T PASSERS BY . before storage of 30 days or longer . STORE THE UNIT OUT OF THE REACH Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable alternative in minimizing OF CHILDREN . the formation of fuel gum deposits during storage . Add stabilizer to the gasoline in the fuel tank or fuel storage container . Alwaysfoilewthe mix instructionsfoundonsta - bilizer container . Run engine at least 5 minutes after ad - GAS CHAIN SAW STORAGE ding stabilizer to allow stabilizerto reachthe carburetor . INSTRUCTIONS Craftsman 40 : 1 2 - cycle engineoil isspeciallyblended with Ifyourchain saw is tobe storedfora period oftime , cleanit fuel stabilizers . If you do not use this SEARS oil , you canur thoroughlyprior to storage . Remove any dirt , sawdust , add a fuel stabilizer ( such as Craftsman # 33500 ) to yo fuel tank . leaves , oil , grease , etc . Store ina clean dryarea . • Remove sparkplugand pour 1teaspoonof40 : 1 oil mix throughthe sparkplugopening . Slowlypullthe starter • Clean the entire unit . rope 8 to 10 times to distributeoll to inner engine sur - faces . • Clean air filter , Refer to " CustomerResponsibilities " . • Replace spark plug with a new one of the recom - mended type and heat range . Referto " ProductSpeci - fications " . Inspectthe bar clamparea and clean anydirt , sawdust , • Cleaneirfilter . Refer to " Customer Responsibilities * . grass , or debris that has collected . Inspect the guide • Reinstallall coversand hardware removedforaccess ; barand chain ; replace a guidebarthat is bent , warped , tighten all screws and fasteners . cracked , broken , or damaged in any other way . Re - • Checkentireunitforleosescrews , nuts , andboits . Re - placea damaged or worn chain . place any damaged , broken , or worn parts . • Use freshfuel havingthe proper gasolineto oil ratio at • Lightlyoil extamal metal surfacesto prevent rustfrom the beginning of the next season . forming . OTHER • Do not store gasolinefrom one season to another . • Replace your gasoline can if your can starts to rust . handling chain . The chain Is sharp end & CAUTION : Wear protective gloves when ] Rust and / or dirt in your fuel system will cause prob - can cut you even when It Is not moving . lems . Store your unit in a well ventilated area and covered , if possible , toprevent dustand dirtaccumulation . Do not • Applya coatingof oilto the entire surfaceof the guide cover with plastic . Plastic cannot breathe and will in - bar and chain ; wrap it in heavy paper , cloth , orplastic . duce condensationand eventual rustor corrosion . IMPORTANT : Never cover unitwhile engine and exhaust • Besure all handlesand guardsare in placeandare se - areas are stillwarm . curelyfastened . Replace any damaged parts . - 25 -
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TROUBLE SHOOTING POINTS TROUBLE SHOOTING CHART SYMPTOM CAUSE REMEDY 1 . Filltank withcorrect fuel mixture Enginewill notstart 1 . Fuel tank empty . 2 . See " StartingInstructions . " orwill run only for 2 . Engine flooded . a few seconds af - 3 . Spark plugnot fidng . 3 . Installnew p ] ug / sheckignitionsystem . 4 . Clean fuelfilter ; , inspectfuel line . ter starting . 4 . Fuel not reaching carburetor . 5 . See " CarburetorAdjustments . " 5 . Carburetor requiresadjustment . 6 . Move switchto the " START " position . 6 . Stop Switch off . 7 . None of the above . 7 . ContactyourSears Service Center / Dept . 1 . Sea " CarburetorAd ustments . " . " 1 . Idle speed set too fastortoo slow . Enginewill not idle 2 . See " Carburetor Ad ustments properly . 2 . Low speed mixture requiresadjustment . 3 . Crankshaftseals worn . 3 . Contactyour Sears ServiceCenter / Dept . 4 . Compressionlow . 4 . Contactyour Sears Service Center / Dept . 5 . None of the above . 5 . Contactyour Sears Service Center / Dept . 1 . Clean or replace air filter . 1 . Air filterdirty . Enginewill not accelerate , lacks 2 . Clean or replace spark plugand re - gap . 2 . Spark plugfouled . 3 . See " Carburetor Adjustments . " power , ordies 3 . Carburetorrequires adjustment . undera load . 4 . Contact yourSears Sewice Center / Dept . : 4 . Exhaustportsor muffler outlets plugged . 5 . Compressionlow . 5 . Contact yourSears ServiceCenter / Dept . i 6 . None of the above . 6 . Contact your Sears ServiceCentar / Dept . 1 . Clean or replace air filter . 1 . Air filter dirty . Engine smokes 2 . Fuel mixture incorrect . 2 . Refuel withcorrect fuel mixture . 3 . See " CarburetorAdjustments . " eXcessively . 3 . High speed mixturerequires adjustment . 4 . PushChoke knob in . 4 . Choke partially on . 5 . Crankcase leak . 5 . Contact yourSears ServiceCenter / Dept . 1 . Fuel mixtureincorrect . 1 . See " FuelingYour Unit . " Engineruns hot . 2 . See " Carburetor Adjustments . " 2 . High speed mixtureset too low ( Lean ) . 3 . Replace withcorrect plug . 3 . Spark plugincorrect . 4 . Contact yourSeers ServiceCentsr / Dspt . 4 . Exhaustports or muffleroutletsplugged . 5 . Clean sparkarrestorscreen . 5 . Carbon build - up on muffleroutletscreen . 6 . Clean area . 6 . Fan housing / cylinderfinsdirty . 7 . None of the above . 7 . Contactyour Sears Service Center / Dept . 1 . Fill oiltank . Oilinadequate for 1 . Oil tank empty . barand chain 2 . Oil pump oroil filter clogged . 2 . Contactyour Sears ServiceCenter / Dept . 3 . Removebar and clean . lubdcaUon . 3 . Guide bar oil hole blocked . Chainmoves at Idle 1 . See " CarburetorAdjustments . " 1 . Idle speed requires adjustment . 2 . Clutch requiresrepair . 2 . Contact your Sears Service Center / Dept . Speed . 1 . See " ChainTension . " Chaindoes not move 1 . Chain tension tootight . 2 . See = CarburetorAdjustments . " 2 . Carburetor requires adjustment . whenengine is accelerated . 3 . Repairor replace . 3 . Guide bar rails pinched . 4 . Contactyour Sears Service Center / Dept . 4 . Clutchslipping . 1 . See " ChainTension . " Chain clatters 1 . Chain tensionincorrect . 2 . Contactyour Sears Service Center / Dept . 2 . Cutters damaged , orcuts roughly . 3 . Chain worn . 3 . Resharpen or replace chain . 4 . Seethe chain Sharpenin _ ] insti'uctions : 4 : Cuttersdul ! , improperlysharpened , Or depth gauges too high . 5 . Contactyour Sears ServiceCenter / Dept . 5 . Sprocketwom . 6 . Chain installedbackwards . 6 . Installchain in rightdirection . 1 . See the chain sharpeninginstructions . Chain stopswithin 1 . Chain cuttertopsnot filedflat . the cut . 2 . Guide bar burredor bent ; rails uneven . 2 . Repairor replace guide bar . 3 . Contact your Sears Service Center / Dept . 3 . Clutchslipping . Chain cuts at an 1 . Cutters damaged on one side . 1 . Resharpenuntilall cuttershave equal angle . angles and lengths . 2 . Chain dullon one side . 2 . Resharpen untilaltcuttershave equal angles and lengths . 3 . Guide bar bentor worn . 3 . Replace guide bar . If situationsoccur'which ire not covered in this manual , use care and goodjudgernenL Ifyou need assistance , contactyour SEARS Service Center / Departmentor the CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE HOTLINE at 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . - 26 -
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REPAIR PARTS 61 29 Ref . Part No . l _ No . Descdption Ref . ReL Part No . Description Description I . 53O - O47439 i 530 - 038238 Trigger - Throttle 23 . 46 . 530 - 037820 Worm Gear Hate - Bar Mounting 2 . 530 - 015701 Pin 24 . 530 - 069698 47 . 530 - 037799 Handle - Front Kit Oil Pump 3 . 530 - 037809 Wire - Throttle ( incl . 25 - 30 & 451 48 . 530 - 038224 Hand Guard 4 . 530 - 037803 Cover - Clutch 25 . 530.038546 49 . 530 - 015940 Screw Plug - Dust * 5 . 530 - 015917 530 - 038543 Nut - Bar Mounting 26 . 50 . 530 - 037485 Handle - Starter Hunger - Gear Assy 6 . 530.037805 Lever - Choke 27 . 530 - 019216 O - Ring * 51 . 530 - 069232 Kit - Rope 7 . 530 - 083406 Grommet - Choke Knob 28 . 530 - 037818 52 . 530 - 015892 Screw Body - Oil Pump 8 . 530.037794 Assy - Chassis 29 . 530 - 016097 53 . 530 - 037816 Screw - Oil Pump Hsg - Fan ( incl . 36.37 . 38 , 40 . 41 . 30 . 530 - 019206 Block - Seal 54 , 530 - 027531 Spring - Recoil 62.63 , 64 . [ 29 & 31 31 . 530 - 038241 Fitting - Elbow 55 . 530 - 037817 Pulley - Starter from page 281 ) 32 . 530 - 038373 56 . 530 - 047534 i Pick - Up Tube Assy - Flywheel 9 . 530 - 015701 Pin 33 . 530 - 037821 i Filter - Oil 57 , 53O - 4OO897 Washer - Flywheel 10 . 530.047061 530 - 030189 Lock Washer - Assy - Clutch Drum 34 . 58 . 530 - 092322 Plug - Oil Filter w / Brg 35 , 530 - 015775 Screw Flywheel II . 530.01561 I Washer - Thrust 36 . 530 - 069216 Kit - Fuel Line 59 . 530 - 016134 Nut - Flywheel 12 . 530 - 014949 Assy - Clutch 60 . 530 - 015920 ( Large Dia . ) Screw - Pulley 13 . 530 - 038227 Lever - Kill Switch 37 . 530 - 023877 61 . 530 - 016080 Screw - Rope Anchor Pitting - Fuel Line 14 . 530 - 016095 Check Valve Spring - Switch 38 . 530 - 047192 62 . 530 - 026119 Assy - Fuel Cap 15 . 530 - 047440 Lock - out 63 . 530 - 038264 , Plug - Oil Vent w / Retainer ( incl . 39 ) 16 . 530 - 015922 64 . 530 - 010846 ' 530 - 0i9212 Assy - Oil Cap Clip - Cyl Shield Scow 39 . O - Ring * 17 . ( incl . 65 } 530.029850 i Chain Catcher 40 . 530 - 016133 I Bolt - Bar 18 . 530.015905 Screw 41 65 . 530 - 019143 530 - 038278 Insert - Chassis O - Ring Oil Cap * Chain - 14 " 19 . i 530 - 01590 " / 66 . 71 - 3617 Washer - Clutch 42 . 530 - 016020 Screw Chain - 16 " 20 . 530 - 015826 : 71 - 3629 Pin - Bar Adjusting 43 . 530 - 016132 Bolt 21 . Bar - 14 " 530 - 038593 67 . : 71 - 36365 530 - 015905 Screw Retainer - Bar Adjustin 44 . 71 - 36366 Bar - 16 " 22 . 530 - 0161 I ( 530 - 016138 Pin - Cam Screw - Bar Adjusting 45 , * Included in Gasket Set 530 - 069608 - 27 -
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REPAIR PARTS 14 30 33 l \ 25 _ 7 35 Ref . Part No . Ref . Part No . Ref . Part No . Description Description Description 16 . 530 - 069247 Fuel Line Kit 29 . 530 - 069247 Fuel Line Kit I . 530 - 083667 Operator's Manual 2 , 530 - 037793 Air Filter - Foam ( Small Dia ) ( Small Dia ) 3 . 530 - 016101 Nut - Carb Screw 17 . Seal - Air Box * 30 . 530 - 047502 530 - 019210 Assy - Wire Hamess 530 - 030154 4 . 530 - 037804 Hsg - Air Filter 18 . Fuel Filter Assyat Spark Plug 31 . 530 - 014362 Insulator - He 5 . 530 - 035343 Carburetor 19 . 530 - 0192081 Gasket - Carb Adapter * 32 . 530 - 037652 Gasket - Muffler * 6 . 530 - 019217 Gasket - Carb * 20 . 53O - 069606 Cylinder - Machined 33 . 530 - 019221 7 . 530 - 015810 Screw 21 . 530 - 069604 Back Plate - Muffler Piston Kit ( incl . 22 , 23 , 34 . 530 - 038237 Piston & Wrist Pin ) 35 . 530 - 047207 8 . 530 - 037806 Adapter - Carb Assy - Muffler ( incl . 9 . 530 - 016094 Screw 22 . 530 - 029805 36 , 37 & 38 ) Ring - Piston I0 . 530 - 016102 Screw 23 . Retainer - Piston Pin 36 . 530 - 037245 Diffuser - Muffler 530 - 015697 530 - 038507 Screen - Spark Arrest _ I I . 530 - 037798 Shield - Cyl 24 . Assy - Crankshaft 37 . I 530 - 036103 Screw 530 - 047179 12 . 530 - 038318 Limiter Cap - High 25 . Assy - Seal & Bearing 38 . 530 - 016132 530 - 037935 Ignition Module 13 . 530 - 038317 Limiter Cap - Low 26 . Cap - Crankcase 39 . 530 - 039167 530 - 016136 Screw 14 . 530 - 038340 Grommet - CarbAdjust 27 . Clip - High Tension Lea _ 40 . 530 - 015905 530 - 016090 Screw 4 t . 530 - 047442 15 . 530 - 047213 Assy Air Purge 28 . Strap - Ground * Included in Gaskel Set 530 - 069608 - 28 -
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REPAIR PARTS SEARS MODEL 358.351040 Carburetor Kit # 530 - 069703 l _ f . Part No . DeRrlpao . 1 . 530 - 035296 l Idle Adv . Screw Kit 2 . 530 - 035303 ' Metering Lever 3 . 530 - 035164 Fuel Pump Gasket 4 . 530 - 035166 Fuel Pump Diaphragm 5 . 530 - 035300 Fuel Inlet Screen 6 . 530 - 035293 Needle Spring ( Low Speed ) 7 . 530 - O35383 LowSpeed Needle - WT 324 8 . 53O - O35384 High Speed Needle - WT 324 9 . 530 - 035295 Needle Spring ( High Speed ) 10 . 530 - 035162 Welch Plug ( 5 / 16 ) 11 . 530 - 035299 Cup Plug 12 . 530 - 035165 Metering Diaphragm Gasket 13 . 530 - 035014 Metering Diaphragm 14 . 53O - O35O28 Metering Lever Pin 15 . 530 - - 035016 Metering Lever Pin Screw 16 . 530 - 035301 Inlet Needle Valve 17 . 530 - 038318 LitfflterCap - High 18 . 530 - 038317 Limiter Cap - Low 19 . 530 - 035399 Carburetor RepairKit ( Incl . 1 - 20 ) 20 . 53O - O35302I Metedng Lever Spring 21 . 530 - O69703 Carburetor Kit ( Incl . Carb . , 17 & 18 ) Not Shown 530 - 031157 UmiterCapRemoval Tool 530 - 031161 UmiterCapInsertion Tool - 29 -
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TABLE OF CONTENTS Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Product Specification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 TroubleShooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2267 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Customer Responsibilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Repair Parts Ordering / Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 INDEX A K Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 KnowYour Chain Saw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Air Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 L B Limbing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Bar and Chain Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 M Bucking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165 C Model Number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Carburetor Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 238 Muffler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Chain Oiler . . . . . . _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . O Chain Sharpening . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2170 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Chain Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ordering Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Customer Responsibilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 P Spark Plug . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Pruning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 E R Engineuel / Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 F Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 S Spark Plug . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1910 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spark ArrestorScreen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 521 F Starter Rope . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fuel Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Fueling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 G T Guide Bar and Chain Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Tree Felling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2116 Guide Bar Lubrication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 TroubleShooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . H Throttle ControlGroup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Hardware Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 W How To Use YourChain Saw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 ACCESSORIES These accessoriesand attachments were available when the unit was originallypurchased . They are alsoavailable at most Sears retailoutletsandsenricecenters . MostSears storescan orderthese itemsfor you whenyouprovidethe model number of your unit . PERFORMANCE Air Filter Spark Plug Engine Bar OII on 3.2oz . lqt . 8oz . _ 2 - cycle I 16oz . 1gal . MAINTAINENCE Chain Carrying Gloves Guide Bar Safety Chain Hearingion Protect Case Goggles Sharpener f - 3t -
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CRRFTSMRN 2.1 cu . in . / 34cc 2 - CYCLE Operator's GASOLINE CHAIN SAW Manual Model No . 358.351040 - 14 " Each Gasoline Chain Saw has its own model number . The model number for your unit will be found on a decal attached to the unit . IF YOU NEED REPAIR All parts listedherein may be ordered throughSears , Roebuckand SERVICE OR PARTS : Co . Service Centers and most Retail Stores . WHEN ORDERING REPAIR PARTS , ALWAYS GIVE THE FOL - REPAIR SERVICE LOWING INFORMATION 1 - 800 - 4 - REPAIR • PRODUCT - " GASOLINE CHAIN SAW " ( 1 - 800 - 473 - 7247 ) • MODEL NUMBER - 358.351040 - 14 " ORDERING PARTS 1 - 800 - FON - PART ( 1 - 800 - 366 - 7278 ) • PART NUMBER • PART DESCRIPTION Your Sears merchandise has added value when you hconsiderthat - Sears has service units nationwide staffed with Seam trainedtec CUSTOMER nicians . . , professional technicians specifically trained on Sears ASSISTANCE products , having the parts , tools and the equipment to insurethat we meet our pledge to you , we service what we sell . 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 USA
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0530031157 Limiter cap removal tool
0530-031161 Limiter cap insertion tool
1530071305 Trigger-throttle
10530047061 Assembly-clutch drum with brg
11530015611 Washer-thrust
12530014949 Assembly-clutch
13530038227 Lever-kill switch
14530016095 Spring-switch
15530071305 Lock-out
16530015922 Clip-cyl shield screw
17530029850 Chain catcher
18530015814 Screw
19530015907 Washer-clutch
2530015701 Pin
20530015826 Pin-bar adjusting
21530038593 Retainer-bar adjusting
22530016110 Screw-bar adjusting
23530038238 Plate-bar mounting
24530071259 Kit oil pump (incl. 25-30 and 45)
25530071259 Plug-dust (included in gasket set 530-069608)
26530071259 Plunger-gear assembly
27530071259 O-ring (included in gasket set 530-069608)
28530071259 Body-oil pump
29530-016097 Screw-oil pump
3530037809 Wire-throttle
30530019206 Block-seal
31530049477 Fitting-elbow
32530038373 Pick-up tube
33530056533 Filter-oil
34530056533 Plug-oil filter
35530015775 Screw
36530069216 Kit-fuel line (large dia.)
37530023877 Fitting-fuel line
38530047192 Assembly-fuel cap with retainer (incl. 39)
39530019212 O-ring (included in gasket set 530-069608)
4530037803 Cover-clutch
40530016133 Bolt-bar
41530038278 Insert-chassis
42530016020 Screw
43530016132 Bolt
44530015814 Screw
45530071259 Pin-cam
46530037820 Worm gear
47530059173 Handle-front
48530038224 Hand guard
49530015940 Screw
5530015917 Nut-bar mounting
50530056402 Handle-starter
51530069232 Kit-rope
52530015892 Screw
53530049336 Hsg.-fan
54530027531 Spring-recoil
55545034301 Pulley-starter
56530039209 Assembly-flywheel
57530400897 Washer-flywheel
58530001717 Lock washer-flywheel
59530016134 Nut-flywheel
6530047989 Lever-choke
60530015920 Screw-pulley
61530016080 Screw-rope anchor
62530026119 Check valve
63530038264 Plug-oil vent
64530057236 Assembly-oil cap (incl. 65)
65530019143 O-ring oil cap (included in gasket set 530-069608)
6691VG052G Chain-14"
66A91VG056G Chain-16"
67140SDEA041 Bar-14"
67A160SDEA041 Bar-16"
7530-083406 Grommet-choke knob
8530069803 Assembly-chassis (incl. 36, 37, 38, 40, 41, 62,...
9530015701 Pin
0530031157 Limiter cap removal tool
0530-031161 Limiter cap insertion tool
1530083667 Operator's manual
10530016153 Screw
11530071310 Shield-cyl
12530038318 Limiter cap-high
13530038317 Limiter cap-low
14530049244 Grommet-carb adjust
15530071835 Assembly air purge
16530069247 Fuel line kit (small dia)
17530071310 Seal-air box (included in gasket set 530-069608)
18CJ7Y Spark plug
19530019249 Gasket-carb adapter (included in gasket set 530...
2530037793 Air filter-foam
20530047127 Cylinder-machined
21530069604 Piston kit (incl. 22, 23 piston and wrist pin)
22530029805 Ring-piston
23530015697 Retainer-piston pin
24530047062 Assembly-crankshaft
25530056363 Assembly-seal and bearing
26530037935 Cap-crankcase
27530016136 Clip-high tension lead
28530015780 Screw
29530069247 Fuel line kit (small dia)
3530016101 Nut-carb screw
30530047502 Assembly-wire harness
31530095646 Fuel filter assembly
32530037652 Insulator-heat
33530019221 Gasket-muffler (included in gasket set 530-069608)
34530049870 Back plate-muffler
35530047207 Assembly-muffler (incl. 36, 37, and 38)
36530037813 Diffuser-muffler
37530036103 Screen-spark arrest
38530016132 Screw
39530052277 Ignition module
4530057480 Hsg-air filter
40530015814 Screw
41530047442 Strap-ground
5545081885 Carburetor
6530019239 Gasket-carb (included in gasket set 530-069608)
7530015810 Screw
8530071310 Adapter-carb
9530016187 Screw