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Operator's Manual 2,2 cu . in . / 36cc 2 - Cycle GASOLINE CHAIN SAW Model No . 358.351610 - 16 in . Bar • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Parts List • Espar _ ol , p , 27 CRAFTSMAN ° Read and follow all Safety Rules and Operating WARNING : 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 < Hoo , olisted areCentraITime ) Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 U . S . A . 545186813 Rev , 1 6 / 15 / 08 BRW
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Warranty 2 Storage 20 Safety Rules 2 Troubleshooting Tabie 21 Assembly 6 Emissions Statement 23 Operation 7 Parts Ust 25 Maintenance 14 Spanish 27 Service and Adjustments 17 Parts & Ordering Back Cover ONE YEAR FULL WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN ® GAS CHAIN SAW When used and maintained according to the operator's manual , if this product fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within one year from the date of pur - chase , return it to any Sears store , Sears Service Center , or other Craftsman outlet in the United States for free repair ( or replacement if repair proves impossibIe ) . This warranty excludes the bar , chain , spark plug and air filter , which are expend - abIe parts that can wear out from normal use in less than one year . This warranty applies for only 30 days from purchase date ff this product is used for commercial or rental purposes . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may aIso have other rights which vary from state to state . Scare , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 soles ; snug - fitting clothing ; heavy - duty , _ k WARNING : Always disconnect non - slip gloves ; eye protection such spark plug wire when making repairs ex - as non - fogging , vented goggles or cept for carburetor adjustments . Be - face screen ; an approved safety hard cause a chain saw is a high - speed hat ; and sound barriers ( ear plugs or wood - cutting tooI , special precautions mufflers ) to protect your hearing . Reg - must be observed to reduce the risk of ular users should have hearing accidents . Careless or improper use of checked regularly as chain saw noise can damage hearing . this toot can cause serious injury . • Secure hair above shoulder length . Do PLAN AHEAD not wear loose clothing or jewelry ; they • Restdct the use of your saw to adult can get caught in moving parts . users who understand and can foi - • Keep all parts of your body away from tow safety rules , precautions , and the chain when the engine is running . operating instructions found in this manual . • Keep children , bystanders , and ani - mals a minimum of 30 feet ( 10 me - Hearing Safety Hat ters ) away from the work area when Protection . _ Eye starting and using the saw . " " _ I w'tlA _ ' _ Protection • Do not handle or operate a chain Snug saw when you are fatigued , ill , or up - Fitting _ A _ I , Heavy Duty set , or if you have taken alcohol , drugs , or medication . You must be in good physical condition and mentally Clothing # _ ' _ i _ € / Gloves alert . If you have any condition that might be aggravated by strenuous Safety _ - 41 [ [ i ! S _ afety Chaps work , check with doctor before oper - ating . • Do not start cutting until you have a clear work area , secure footing , and , • Wear protective gear . Always use if you are felling trees , a planned re - steel - toed safety footwear with non - slip treat path . 2
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OPERAYTEOURSAWSAFELY • FoItow instructions for lubricating and • Donotoperaatechainsawwithone changing accessories . handS . eriouinsjurtyotheoperator , • Check for damaged parts . Before fur - heiperbsy , standeorrsanycombina - ther use of the chain saw , a guard or tionofthesepersonmsayresuflrtom other part that is damaged should be one - handoepderatioAnc . haisnaw carefully checked to determine that it isintendefodrtwo - handuesde . will operate properly and perform its • Operattheechainsawonlyinawelt - intended function . Check for alignment ventilatoeudtdooarrea . of moving parts , binding of moving • Donotoperasteawfromaladdeorr parts , breakage of parts , mounting and inatree . any other conditions that may affect its • Makesurethechaiwn illnotmake operation . A guard or other part that is contawctithanyobjecwthilestarting damaged shouM be properly repaired theengineN . evetrrytostartthesaw or replaced by a Sears Service Center unless otherwise indicated elsewhere whetnheguidebarisinacut . • Donotputpressuorenthesawat in the operator's manual . • When not in use , chain saws should theendofthecutA . pplyinpgressure can cause you to _ ose control when be stored in a dry , high or locked - up the cut is completed . place out of the reach of children . • Stop engine before setting saw down . • When storing saw , use a scabbard or • Hand carry saw only when engine is carrying case . stopped . Carry with muffler away HANDLE FUEL WITH CAUTION from body ; guide bar & chain project - • Do not smoke while handling fuel or ing behind you ; guide bar preferably while operating the saw . covered with a scabbard . • Eliminate att sources of sparks or flame in the areas where fuel is • Do not operate a chain saw that is damaged , improperly adjusted , or mixed or poured . not completely and securely as - • Mix and pour fuel in an outdoor area sembled . Atways reptace bar , chain , and use an approved , marked con - hand guard , or chain brake immedi - tainer for all fuet purposes . Wipe up ately if it becomes damaged , broken atl fuel splits before starting saw . or is otherwise removed . • Move at least 10 feet ( 3 meters ) from MAINTAIN YOUR SAW IN GOOD fueling site before starting engine . WORKING ORDER • Turn the engine off and let saw cooI in a non - combustible area , not on , I _ WARNING : Disconnect the dry leaves , straw , paper , etc . Slowly spark plug before performing mainte - remove fuet cap and refuel unit . nance except carburetor adjustments . • Empty the fuel tank before storing or • Have nil chain saw service performed transporting the unit . Use up fueI left in by a qualified service dealer with the the carburetor by starting the engine exception of the items listed in athenual . and letting it run until it stops . MAINTENANCE section of this m • Store the unit and fuel in an area • Make certain the saw chain stops where fuel vapors cannot reach moving when the throttle trigger is sparks or open flames from wateres , released . For correction , refer to heaters , electric motors or switch CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT furnaces , etc . • Keep the handies dry , clean , and GUARD AGAINST KICKBACK free from oil or fuet mixture . Follow alI safety ruIes to help avoidcan • Keep caps and fasteners securely kickback and other forces which tightened . result in serious injury . • Nonconforming replacement compo - nents or the removal of safety devices _ , _ \ _ , _ Kickback Path 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 - Avoid Obstructions ommended . Never modify your saw . • Maintain chain saw with care . • Keep unit sharp and clean for better Clear The and safer performance . Working Area
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• Keep saw chain sharp and properly _ ILWARNING : Avoid kickback tensioned , A loose or dull chain can which can resuIt in serious injury . increase the chance of kickback , Fol - Kickback is the backward , upward or low manufacturer's chain esharpeningck and maintenance instructions . Ch sudden forward motion of the guide bar occurring when the saw chain near tension at regular intervals , but never the upper tip of the guide bar contacts with the engine running . Make sure any object such as a log or branch , or the bar nuts are securely tightened . • Begin and continue cutting at futl when the wood closes in and pinches speed . If the chain is moving at a the saw chain in the cut . Contacting a slower speed , there is greater foreign object in the wood can also re - suit in loss of chain saw control chance of kickback occurring . • Use extreme caution when re - enter - • Rotational Kickback can occur ing a previous cut , when the moving chain contacts an • Do not attempt cuts starting with the object at the upper tip of the guide bar . This contact can cause the tip of the bar ( plunge cuts ) , • Watch for shifting logs or other forces chain to dig into the object , which that could close a cut and pinch or stops the chain for an instant . The fail into chain , result is a lightning fast , reverse • Use the Reduced - Kickback Guide reaction which kicks the guide bar up Bar and Low - Kickback Chain speci - and back toward the operator . • Pinch - Kickback can occur when the fied for your saw , Avoid Pinch - Kickback : the wood ctoses in and pinches the • Be extremely aware of situations oral moving saw chain in the cut along obstructions that can cause materi the top of the guide bar and the saw to pinch the top of or otherwise stop chain is suddenly stopped . This sud - the chain . den stopping of the chain results in a reversal of the chain force used to • Do not cut more than one log at a time . cut wood and causes the saw to • Do not twist the saw as the bar is move in the opposite direction of the withdrawn from an undercut when chain rotation . The saw is driven bucking . straight back toward the operator . Avoid Putl - ln : • Pull - In can occur when the moving • Always begin cutting with the engine chain contacts a foreign object in the at full speed and the saw housing wood in the cut along the bottom of against wood . the guide bar and the saw chain is • Use wedges made of ptastic or wood . suddenly stopped . This sudden stop - Never use metal to ho _ d the cut open . ping puils the saw forward and away MAINTAIN CONTROLe from the operator and could easily Stand to the left of th saw cause the operator to lose control of Thumb on the saw , REDUCE THE CHANCE OF KICKBACK h O , s , de " , { • Recognize that kickback can hap - pen . With a basic understanding of kickback , you can reduce the ele - ment of surprise which contributes to accidents . • Never tet the moving chain contact Never reverse hand positions any object at the tip of the guide bar . • Keep the working area free from ob - • A good , firm grip on the saw with both structions such as other trees , hands will heIp you maintain control . branches , rocks , fences , stumps , Don't let go . Grip the rear handle with etc . Eliminate or avoid any your right hand whether you are right obstruction that your saw chain couId or left handed . Wrap the fingers of hit white you are cutting . your left hand over and around the • When cutting a branch , do not let the front handlebar , and your teft thumb guide bar contact branch or other ob - under the front handlebar . Keep your jects around it . ieff arm straight with the elbow locked ,
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Low - Kickback Chain • Positioynoulrefthanodnthefront Contoured Depth Gauge handtebsaoritisinastraigthint e withyourrighhtandontherear deflects kickback handlwehenmakinbguckincguts . force And allows Neverreversreighatndlefthand _ . _ longated Guard Link wood to gradually positionfosranytypeofcutting . ride into Cutter • Stanwdithyouwr eighetvenlbyal - CHAIN BRAKE anceodnbothfeet . • Chain Brake , designed to stop the • DonotoverreacYho . ucouibde chain in the event of kickback . drawonrthrowonffbalancaendlose controolfthesaw . _ 0 & WARNING : WE DO NOT REP - • Donotcutabovsehouldheer ighttt , RESENT AND YOU SHOULD NOT AS - isdifficutoItmaintacinontroolfsaw SUME THAT THE CHAIN BRAKE WILL abovsehouldheer ight . PROTECT YOU IN THE EVENT OF A KICK - KICKBACSKAFETFYEATURES BACK Kickback is a lightning fast action WARNINGT : hefollowifnega - which throws the bar and rotating chain back and up toward the operator . Kick - tureasreincludeodnyousrawtohelp back can be caused by aIIowing contact reductehehazaordfkickbachko ; wever , of the bar tip in the danger zone with suchfeaturewsitnl ottotaietyliminate any hard object . Kickback can also be thisdangeDr . onortetyonlyonsafety caused by pinching the saw chain along deviceFso . ltoawtsl afetryuletsohetp avoikdickbaacnkdothefor rcewshich the top of the guide bar . This action may push the guide bar rapidly back toward canresuilntseriouinsjury . the operator . Either of these events may • FronHtanGd uardde , signteodreduce cause you to lose control of the saw thechancoefyoulrefht ancdontact - which could result in serious injury or ingthechaiinfyouhransdlipsoftfhe fronhtandlebar . even death . DO NOT RELY UPON ANY OF • Positioofnfronatndreahrandlebars , THE DEVICES BUILT iNTO YOUR SAW . YOU SHOULD USE THE SAW PROPERLY designwedithdistanbceetweehnan - dlesand " in - line " with each other . The AND CAREFULLY TO AVOID KICKBACK . spread and " in - line " position of the Reduced - kickback guide bars and Jow - kickback saw chains reduce the chance hands provided by this design work together to give balance and resis - and magnitude of kickback and are rec - ommended . Your saw has a tow kick - tance in controlling the pivot of the saw back toward the operator if kick - back chain and bar as original equip - back occurs . ment . Repairs on a chain brake should • Reduced - Kickback Guide Bar , de - be made by an authorized Sears Ser - signed with a smatl radius tip which vice Center . Take your unit to the place reduces the size of the kickback of purchase if purchased from a servic - danger zone on the bar tip . This type ing dealer , or to your nearest Sears Ser - of bar has been demonstrated to sig - vice Center nificantly reduce the number and se - • Tip contact in some cases may cause riousness of kickbacks when tested a Iightning fast reverse REACTION , in accordance with ANSI B175 . 1 . kicking guide bar up and back toward operator . • Pinching the saw chain along the top Tip Guide Bar of the guide bar may push the guide _ & SmaII Radius bar rapidly back toward the operator . • Either of these reactions may cause Large Radius _ " _ you to lose control of the saw which Tip Guide Bar could result in serious injury . Do not • Low - Kickback Chain , has met kick - rely exclusively upon devices built into your SaW . back performance requirements when tested on a representative sampie of chain saws below 3.8 cu - bic inch displacement specified in ANSi B175 . 1 .
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SPARK ARRESTING SCREEN : Your This unit is not equipped with an anti - vibration system and is intended for saw is equipped with a temperature occasional use only . limiting muffler and spark arresting SAFETY NOTICE : Exposure to vibra - screen which meets the requirements of California Codes 4442 and 4443 . tions through prolonged use of gasoline All U . S , forest land and the states of powered hand tools could cause blood Catifornia , Idaho , Maine , Minnesota , vessel or nerve damage in the fingers , hands , and joints of people prone to New Jersey , Oregon , and Washington circulation disorders or abnormal swell - require by law that many internal com - ings . Prolonged use in cold weather has bustion engines to be equipped with a been linked to blood vessel damage in spark arresting screen . If you operate a chain saw in a state or locale where otherwise healthy people . If symptoms occur such as numbness , pain , loss of such regulations exist , you are legally strength , change in skin color or texture , responsible for maintaining the operat - or toss of feeling in the fingers , hands , or ing condition of these parts . Failure toto do so is a violation of the law . Refer joints , discontinue tile use of this toot and seek medical attention . An anti - vi - the Customer Responsibilities chart in the MAINTENANCE section . bration system does not guarantee the avoidance of these problems . Users STANDARDS : This chain saw is tisted who operate power tools on a continual by Underwriters Laboratories , Inc . in ac - and regular basis must monitor closely cordance with American National Stan - their physical condition and the condition dards for Gasoline - Powered Chain of this tool . Saws Safety Requirements ( ANSI CHAIN BRAKE : If this saw is to be B175 , 1 - 2000 ) . used for commercial logging , a chain brake is required and shall not be re - moved or otherwise disabled to com - pty with Federal OSHA Regutations for Commercial Logging . £ . . tf you need assistance or find that parts , _ WARNING : Before using chain are missing or damaged , please call saw , ensure a _ t fasteners are secure , 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . CARTON CONTENTS NOTE : It is normal to hear the fueI filter Check carton contents against the fol - rattle in an empty fuel tank . lowing list . Your unit has been factory tested and Model 358.351610 the carburetor precisely adjusted . As a result you may smelt gasoline or find a • Chain saw ( fully assembled ) drop of oil / fuel residue on the mL _ er • 2 - cycle engine oil when you unpack the unit . ASSEMBLY Examine parts for damage . Do not use damaged parts . Your saw is fully assembIed ; no assembly is necessary .
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KNOW YOUR CHAIN SAW READ THIS OPERATOR'S MANUALAND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR CHAIN SAW . Compare the illustrations with your unit to familiarize yourself with the Iocation of the various controts and adjustments . Save this manual for future ref - erence , Front Hand Guard Front Handle Starter Rope ON / STOP Switch Choke ! Chain Muffler Lever CRAFTSMAN ° Bar Bar Oil Fill Cap Sprocket Hole Starter Housing Fuel Mix Fill Cap Primer BuSb Cylinder Cover Chain Chain Throttle Lockout Directionet of Trav Rear Handle CRAFTSMRN ° Guide Bar Catcher Throttle Clutch Cover Bar Trigger Adjusting Wheel Knob CHAIN BRAKE ON / STOP SWITCH The ON / STOP SWITCH is used to stop The CHAIN BRAKE is a device designed the engine . to stop the chain if kickback occurs . The chain brake activates automaticatty in THRO'FrLE TRIGGER the event of kickback . The chain brake The THRO'F [ LE TRIGGER controls en - activates manualty if the front hand gine speed . guard is pushed forward . The chain THRO'FrLE LOCK - OUT brake is disengaged by pu _ ling the front The THROqqLE LOCK - OUT must be hand guard back toward the front handle pressed before you can squeeze the as far as possible . throttle trigger . This feature prevents you CHAIN TENSION from accidentally squeezing the trigger . It is normaI for a new chain to stretch CHOKE / FAST IDLE LEVER during the first 15 minutes of operation . The choke and fast idle are set by putl - You should check your chain tension ing the CHOKE ! FAST iDLE LEVER out to each time before you start the chainhe the full extent for cold starting or after saw . See CHAIN TENSION under t refueling . The choke provides additional MAINTENANCE section . fuel to the engine during cold starting . , _ LWARNING : Ifthe saw is oper - PRIMER BULB The PRIMER BULB circulates flJet to the ated with a toose chain , the chain carburetor to provide quicker starting . coutd jump off the guide bar and result in serious injury to the operator and / or damage the chain making it unusable . 7
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BEFORSETARTINEGNGINE oil is added to the gasoline , shake container momentarily to assure that _ ll , WARNING : Muffter is very hot the fuet is thoroughly mixed . Always during and after use . Do not touch the read and follow the safety rules relat - muffIer or allow combustible material ing to fueI before fueling your unit . such as dry grass or fuel to do so . IMPORTANT Experience indicates that alcohol - _ LWARNING : Be sure to read the blended fueis ( called gasohol or using fuel handling information in the safety ethanot or methanol ) can attract mois - rules section of this manual before you ture which leads to separation and begin , tf you do not understand the formation of acids during storage . Acidic fuel handling information do not at - gas can damage the fuel system of an tempt to fuel your unit . Seek help fromin - engine while in storage . To avoid engine someone that does understand the problems , the fuel system should be formation or can the customer assis - emptied before storage for 30 days or tance help line at 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . longer . Drain the gas tank , start the en - GUIDE BAR AND CHAIN OIL gine and let it run until the fuel lines and The bar and chain require lubrication . carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel The chain oiler provides continuous next season . Never use engine or car - Iubrication to the chain and guide bar . buretor cteaner products in the fuel tank Be sure to fiIt the bar oil tank when you or permanent damage may occur , fill the fueI tank ( Capacity = 6.8 ft . oz . ) . See the STORAGE section for additionai Lack of oil win quickly ruin the bar andt - information chain . Too little oil will cause overhea CHAIN BRAKE ing shown by smoke coming from the Ensure chain brake is disengaged by chain and / or discoloration of the bar . pulling the front hand guard back toward For maximum guide bar and chain life , the front handle as far as possible . The we recommend you use Craftsmanar chain saw bar oil . If Craftsman b oit chain brake must be disengaged before cutting with the saw . is not available , you may use a good grade SAE 30 oiI until you are aMe to _ WARNING : The chain must not obtain Craftsman brand . The oil output move when the engine runs at idle is automatically metered during opera - speed . If the chain moves at idle tion . Your saw will use approximately speed refer to CARBURETOR ADJUST - one tank of bar oil for every tank of fuel MENT within this manual . Avoid contact mix . Atways fill the bar oil tank when with the muffler . A hot muffler can you fill the fuet tank . cause serious burns . FUELING ENGINE STOPPING YOUR ENGINE • Release the throttle trigger . _ WARNING : Remove fuel cap • Move ON / STOP switch to the STOP slowly when refueling . position . This engine is certified to operate on STARTING POSITION unteaded gasoline . Before operation , • To start the engine , hold the saw gasotine must be mixed with a good firmly on the ground as iitustrated . quatity synthetic 2 - cycIe air - cooIed en - Make sure the chain is free to turn gine oil . We recommend Craftsman without contacting any object . brand synthetic oil . Mix gasoline and Starter Rope Handle oit at a ratio of 40 : 1 . A 40 : 1 ratio is ob - tained by mixing 3.2 ounces of oil with Left Hand 1 gailon of unleaded gasoline . Includedof on Front with this saw is a 3.2 ounce container Handle oil Pour the entire contents of this con - tainer into 1 gallon of gasoline to achieve the proper fuel mixture . DO NOT USE automotive or boat oil These oils wiit cause engine damage . When mixing fuel fottow the instruc - Right Foot Through Rear Handle tions printed on the oil container . Once
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CHOKE / FAST IDLE LEVER _ ILWARNING : Do not attempt to throw or drop - start the chain saw , Doing so witt put the operator at risk of oil iF HALF serious injury due to loss of controI of the chain saw . IMPORTANT POINTS TO REMEMBER ITm . / FULL When puIIing the starter rope , do not use the full extent of the rope as this can cause the rope to break . Do not let starter rope snap back . HoM the han - dle and let the rope rewind stowty . 6 . Putt the starter rope sharply with For cold weather starting , start the unit your right hand until the engine at FULL CHOKE ; allow the engine to starts . warm up before squeezing the throttle 7 , Allow the engine to run for approxi - trigger . mately 30 seconds . Then , squeeze NOTE : Do not attempt to cut material and release the throttle trigger to with the choke / fast idle lever in the FULL allow engine to return to idle CHOKE position . speed . STARTING A COLD ENGINE ( or warm STARTING A WARM ENGINE engine after running out of fuel ) 1 . Move ON / STOP switch to the ON NOTE : tn the following steps , when the position . choke / fast idle lever is pulled out to the 2 . Putt the choke / fast idle lever out to fult extent , the correct throttte setting for the FULL CHOKE position to set the starting is set automatically , fast idle , then push the lever in to the HALF CHOKE position . IGNITION 3 . Stowly press primer bulb 6 times . SWITCH 4 . Putt the starter rope sharply with ON your right hand untit the engine starts . 5 . Squeeze and release throttle trigger to allow engine to return to idle speed . DIFFICULT STARTING ( or 8tatting a Lever flooded engine ) The engine may be flooded with too much fuet if it has not started after 10 1 . Move ON / STOP switch to the ON pulls . position . 2 . Pult choke / fast idle lever out to the Flooded engines can be cleared of ex - cess fuel by pushing the choke / fast full extent ( to the FULL CHOKE posi - idle lever in completeIy ( to the OFF tion ) . CHOKE position ) and then following the 3 . Slowly press primer bulb 6 times . warm engine starting procedure listed 4 . Putt the starter rope sharply 5 times above . Ensure the ON / STOP switch is with your right hand . Then , pro - in the ON position , ceed to the next step . Starting could require pulling the start - NOTE : If the engine sounds as if it is try - er rope handle many times depending ing to start before the 5th pull , stop pull - ing and immediately proceed to the next on how badly the unit is flooded , If en - step . gine fails to start , refer to the TROU - BLESHOOTING TABLE or call 5 . Push the choke / fast idle lever in to 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . the HALF CHOKE position .
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CHAINBRAKE Hotd the chain saw approximately 14 inches ( 35 cm ) above a stump or other _ b'WARNING : If the brake band is wooden surface . Reiease your grip on worn too thin it may break when the the front handle and use the weight of chain brake is triggered . With a broken the saw to let the top of the guide bar brake band , the chain brake will not fall forward and contact the stump . stop the chain . The chain brake must When the tip of the bar hits the stump , be replaced if any part is worn to tess the brake should activate . than 0.020 " ( 0.5 ram ) thick . Repairs on OPERATING TIPS a chain brake should be made by your • Check chain tension before first use Sears Service Center . Take your unit and after 1 minute of operation , and to the piace of purchase or to the near - each time before you start the chain est Sears Service Center . saw . See CHAIN TENSION in the • This saw is equipped with a chain MAINTENANCE section . brake . The brake is designed to stop • Cut wood only . Do not cut metaI , plas - the chain if kickback occurs . tics , masonry , non - wood building ma - • The inertia - activated chain brake is terials , etc . activated if the front hand guard is • Stop the saw if the chain strikes a pushed forward , either manually ( by foreign object . Inspect the saw and hand ) or automatically ( by sudden repair or replace parts as necessary . movement ) . If the chain jumps off the guide bar , • If the brake is already activated , it is inspect the chain for damaged drive disengaged by puiting the front hand links before reinstalling . Burrs on guard back toward the front handle drive links , which prevent them from as far as possible . entering the groove of the guide bar , • When cutting with the saw , the chain can be removed with a flat rite . brake must be disengaged . • Keep the chain out of dirt and sand . Even a smaII amount of dirt will dull a chain , increase the possibility of kick - back , and require chain sharpening or replacement . • Practice cutting a few small logs us - ing the following techniques to get the " feeF of using your saw before you begin a major sawing operation . Braking function controlrake • Squeeze the throttIe trigger and allow CAUTION : The chain b must be the engine to reach full speed before checked several times daily . The en - cutting . gine must be running when performing • Begin cutting with the saw frame this procedure . This is the onIy against the log . instance when the saw shouid be • Keep the engine at full speed the placed on the ground with the engine entire time you are cutting . running . • Altow the chain to cut for you . Exert Place the saw on firm ground . Grip the onty light downward pressure , tf you force the cut , damage to the rear handle with your right hand and bar , chain , or engine can result . the front handle with your left hand . • Release the throttle trigger as soon Apply futt throttle by fully depressing as the cut is completed , allowing the throttle trigger . Activate the chain the engine to idle . Ifyou run the saw brake by turning your left wrist against at full throttle without a cutting toad , the hand guard without releasing your unnecessary wear can occur to the grip around the front handle . The chain chain , bar , and engine . To maxi - shoutd stop immediately . mize operating efficiency , do not Inertia activating function control run the engine for longer than 30 _ econd _ at a time at full throttle . _ kWARNING : When performing • To avoid losing control when cut is the foitowing procedure , the engine complete , do not put pressure on must be turned off . saw at end of cut . Grip the rear handte with your right hand • Stop the engine before setting the and the front handle with your teft hand . saw down after cutting . 10
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TREE FELLING TECHNIQUES FELLING LARGE TREES ( 6 inches ( 15 cm ) in diameter or larger ) _ II , WARNING : Check for broken or The notch method is used to fell large dead branches which can fall while cut - trees . A notch is cut on the side of the tree in the desired direction of fall . After ting causing serious injury . Do not cut near buildings or electrical wires if you a felling cut is made on the opposite do not know the direction of tree falt , nor side of tree , the tree wiII tend to fail into cut at night since you will not be aIe to the notch . see well , nor during bad weather such NOTE : If the tree has large buttress as rain , snow , or strong winds , etc . tf roots , remove them before making the the tree makes contact with any utility notch . If using saw to remove buttress Iine , the utility company should be noti - roots , keep saw chain from contacting fied immediately . ground to prevent dulling of the chain . • Carefuily plan your sawing operation NOTCH CUT AND FELLING THE in advance . TREE • Ctear the work area . You need a ciear • Make notch cut by cutting the top of area nil around the tree so you can the notch first . Cut through 1 / 3of the have secure footing . diameter of the tree . Next compiete • The chain saw operator shoutd keep the notch by cutting the bottom of the on the uphill side of the terrain as the notch . See iiiustration . Once the tree is likely to roll or slide downhill notch is cut remove the notch of after it is felled . wood from the tree . • Study the natural conditions that can Final ( felting ) cut here , 2 inches cause the tree to fall in a particular di - ( 5 cm ) above center of notch rection . Natural conditions that can cause a tree to fail in a particular direction include : • The wind direction and speed . • The lean of the tree . The tean of a i ' _ . j . . tree might not be apparent due to un - Notch _ _ t = even or sloping terrain . Use a piumbof or level to determine the direction tree lean . • Weight and branches on one side . • Surrounding trees and obstactes . Look for decay and rot . If the trunk is • After removing the wood from the rotted , it can snap and fall toward the notch , make the felling cut on the op - operator . Check for broken or dead posite side of the notch . This is done branches which can fall on you while by making a cut about two inches ( 5 cutting . Make sure there is enougha room for the tree to fail Maintain dis - cm ) higher than the center of the notch . This witt leave enough uncut tance of 2 _ / 2tree lengths from the near - wood between the felling cut and the est person or other objects . Engine notch to form a hinge . This hinge wili noise can drown out a warning call . help prevent the tree from faliing in the Remove dirt , stones , loose bark , naiis , wrong direction . staples , and wire from the tree where Hinge holds tree on stump and helps cuts are to be made . control fall Opening Plan a ctear retreat path to the rear of felling and diagonal to the line of fail _ Plan a clear retreat path Closing of " _ - - = O " _ - Direction of Fal _ notch NOTE : Before felling cut is complete , use wedges to open the cut if necessary to control the direction of fall . To avoid 11
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kickback and chain damage , use wood Use a wedge to remove pinched saw or p } astic wedges , but never steel or iron wedges . • Be alert to signs that the tree is ready to fail : cracking sounds , widen - Turn saw OFF and use a plastic or ing of the feI } ing cut , or movement in wooden wedge to force cut open . the upper branches . Overcutting begins on the top side of • As tree starts to fall stop saw , put it the log with the bottom of the saw down , and get away quickly on your against the _ og . When overcutting use ptanned retreat path . light downward pressure , • DO NOT cut down a partially fatten tree with your saw . Be extremely cautious with partially fallen trees that may be poody supported . When a tree doesn't 6 % falI comptetely , set the saw aside and Undercutting : pul } down the tree with a cable winch , bIock and tackle , or tractor . Undercutting involves cutting on the CUTTING A FALLEN TREE underside of the log with top of saw ( BUCKING ) against the _ og . When undercutting Bucking is the term used for cutting a use light upward pressure . Hotd saw fallen tree to the desired tog size . firmty and maintain control . The saw wiI _ tend to push back toward you . dab WARNING : Do not stand on the tog being cut . Any portion can rott A _ ILWARNING : Never turn saw up - causing toss of footing and control , Do side down to undercut . The saw can - not stand downhill of the log being cut . not be controlled in this position . IMPORTANT POINTS Always make your first cut on the com - • Cut on } y one tog at a time . pression side ofthe Iog . The compres - • Cut shattered wood very carefully ; sion side of the tog is where the pres - sharp pieces of wood could be f _ ung sure of the log's weight is toward operator . concentrated . • Use a sawhorse to cut small logs . _ rst cut On compression side of log Never allow another person to hold the Iog white cutting and never hold the Iog with your teg or foot . • Do not cut in an area where _ ogs , timbs , and roots are tangled such as Second cut in a blown down area . Drag the togs Second cut into a ctear area before cutting by putHng out exposed and cIeared togs first . TYPES OF CUTTING USED FOR BUCKING First cut on compression side of log _ WARNING : If saw becomes BUCKING WITHOUT A SUPPORT pinched or hung in a log , don't try otof • Overcut through 1 / 3 of the diameter force it out . You can tose control the of the log . saw resulting in injury and / or damage • Roll the Iog over and finish with a to the saw . Stop the saw , drive a second overcut . wedge of plastic or wood into the cut • Watch for togs with a compression until the saw can be removed easily . side to prevent the saw from pinch - Restart the saw and carefully ireentern ing . See ittustrations for cutting togs the cut . To avoid kickback and cha with a compression side . damage , do not use a metal wedge . BUCKING USING A LOG OR Do not attempt to restart your saw SUPPORT STAND when it is pinched or hung in a log . • Remember your first cut is a _ ways on the compression side of the log . ( Refer to the illustrations below for your first and second cut ) 12
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• Your first cut should extend 1 / 3 of the • Watch out for springpotes , SpringpoIes are smalt size limbs which can catch diameter of the log . • Finish with your second cut . the saw chain and whip toward you or pull you off balance . Use extreme cau - tion when cutting small size limbs or Using a log for support slender material , • Be alert for springback . Watch out for branches that are bent or under pressure , Avoid being struck by then branch or the saw when the tensio in the wood fibers is released . • Keep a clear work area . Frequently clear branches out of the way to avoid tripping over them . LIMBING f / 1 stCut • Always timb a tree after it is cut down . OnIy then can limbing be done safely and properly . • Leave the larger limbs underneath the fetted tree to support the tree as you work . • Start at the base of the foiled tree and work toward the top , cutting branches Using a support stand and limbs . Remove smaII limbs with one cut . 2 nd Cut X • Keep the tree between you and the chain . Cut from the side of the tree op - posite the branch you are cutting . • Remove larger , supporting branches with the cutting techniques . described in BUCKING WITHOUT A SUPPORT • Always use an overcut to cut smalI and freety hanging limbs . Undercutting could cause limbs to fail and pinch the SaW . PRUNING L _ I'WARNING : Limit pruning to limbs shoulder height or below . Do not cut if branches are higher than your shoulder , Get a professional to do the job . LIMBING AND PRUNING • Make your first cut 1 / 3of the way through the bottom of the limb . _ IIWARNING : Be alert for and • Next make a 2nd cut all the way guard against kickback . Do not allow the through the limb . Then cut a third moving chain to contact any other overcut leaving a 1 to 2 inch ( 2,5 to 5 branches or objects at the nose of the cm ) collar from the truck of the tree , guide bar when limbing or pruning . Al - lowing such contact can resutt in serious I • , _ r _ _ • injury . , I sooo " n / / dout _ iI _ WARNING : Never climb into a tree to limb or prune . Do not stand on ladders , platforms , a log , or in any posi - tion which can cause you to lose your balance or control of the saw . Third ctt _ / Co , , ar _ V _ , . _ _ First cut IMPORTANT POINTS • Work slowly , keeping both hands firmty / Pruning technique gripped on the saw . Maintain secure footing and balance . 13
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES _ WARNING : Disconnect the spark plug before performing maintenance except for carburetor adjustments . Filt in dates as you complete Before After Ever Every Services regular service Use Use 5 hrs 25 hrs . Yeady Date Check for damaged / worn parts . , I Check for loose fasteners / parts Check chain tension i _ " Check chain sharpness _ ' Check guide bar _ ' Check fuel mixture leveI _ ' Check guide bar and chain oit _ ' _ Inspect and ctean unit & decaIs _ " Check chain brake / I CIean guide bar groove Clean air filter / - " C _ ean / inspect muffler and spark arresting screen _ ' _ Replace spark plug and fueI filter _ - GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS • Fuet Tank - Do not use saw if fuel The warranty on this unit does not cov - tank shows signs of damage or leaks . • Oil Tank - Do not use saw if oil tank er items that have been subjected to shows signs of damage or leaks . operator abuse or negligence . To re - CHECK FOR LOOSE ceive futt vatue from the warranty , the FASTENERS AND PARTS operator must maintain unit as • Bar Knob instructed in this manual , Various ad - • Chain justments wilt need to be made period - • Muffler icaHy to propedy maintain your unit . • Cylinder Shield • Once a year , replace the spark plug , • Air Fitter air filter , and check guide bar and • Handle Screws chain for wear . A new spark plug and • Vibration Mounts air fitter assures proper air - fue _ mixture • Starter Housinguard and helps your engine run better and • Front Hand G last _ onger . CHECK CHAIN TENSION CHECK FOR DAMAGED OR WORN PARTS _ WARNING : Wear protective Contact your Sears Service Center for gloves when handling chain . The chain reptacement of damaged or worn parts . is sharp and can cut you even when it is NOTE : It is norma _ for a smalt amount of not moving . oiI to appear under the saw after engine Chain tension is very important , Chains stops . Do not confuse this with a leaking stretch during use . This is especiatty true oit tank . during the first few times you use your • ON / STOP Sw _ tch - Ensure ON / STOP saw . A } ways check chain tension each switch functions properly by moving time before you start the chain saw . the switch to the STOP position . Make 1 . Use a screwdriver to move chain sure engine stops ; then restart engine and continue . around guide bar to ensure kinksro - do not exist . The chain should tate freeSy . 14
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Guide Ear _ J Screwdriver Adjusting Wheel Knob 2 . Lift lever on bar knob and turn TIGHTEN counterclockwise 1 turn to loosen 6 . Push lever on bar knob down to re - bar clamp . turn lever to closed / locked position . _ WARNING : Failure to push lever on bar knob down to closed / locked position could result in serious person - al injury or damage to your chain saw . 7 . Use a screwdriver to move chain around guide bar . 8 . If chain does not rotate , it is too CRAF tight . Loosen bar knob 1 turn tcounterctockwise ) ; then , loosen LOOSEN chain by turning the ad usting wheel 1 / 4 . turn ( upward direction ) . Retighten bar knob . 3 . Turn adjusting wheel ( downward 9 . If chain is too loose , it will sag be - direction ) to tension chain until low the guide bar . DO NOT operate chain solidly contacts bottom of the saw if the chain is loose . guide bar rail . Lift tip of guide bar NOTE : The chain is tensioned correctly while adjusting tension . when the weight of the chain does not cause it to sag below the guide bar twith the chain saw sitting in an upright Tighten Loosen position ) , but the chain still moves freely chain chain around the guide bar . _ WARNING : If the saw is operated with a loose chain , the chain could jump off the guide bar and result in serious injury to the operator and / or damage the chain making it unusable . If the chain jumps off the guide bar , inspect each drive link for damage . Damaged chain Adjusting Wheel must be repaired or replaced . CHECK CHAIN SHARPNESS 4 . Using a screwdriver , move chain A sharp chain makes wood chips . A dull around guide bar to ensure all links chain makes a sawdust powder and are in bar groove . cuts slowly . See CHAIN SHARPENING . 5 . White lifting tip of guide bar , tighten CHECK GUIDE BAR bar knob securely ( clockwise ) . Conditions which require guide bar Hand tighten onlyt maintenance : • Saw cuts to one side or at an angle . • Saw has to be forced through the cut . • Inadequate supply of oil to bar / chain . Check the condition of guide bar each time chain is sharpened . A worn guide bar will damage the chain and make cutting difficult . 15
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CHECK CHAIN BRAKE Afteerachusee , nsurOeN / STOP See CHAIN BRAKE in the OPERATION switcihsintheSTOpPositiotnh , en section . cleanallsawdusfrtomtheguidebar andsprockheot le . CLEAN AIR FILTER Tomaintaginuidebar : CAUTION : Do not clean filter in gaso - line or other flammable solvent to • MoveON / STsOwPitcthoSTOR • Looseanndremovbearnutsand avoid creating a fire hazard or produc - clutcchoveRr . emovbearandchain ing harmful evaporative emissions . fromsaw . Cleaning the air filter : • Cleatnheoilholeasndbargroove A dirty air filter decreases the life and afteerach5hourosfoperation . performance of the engine and in - creases fuel consumption and harmful emissions . Always clean your air filter after 10 tanks of fuel or 5 hours of op - eration , whichever comes first . Clean more frequently in dusty conditions . A used air filter can never be completely cleaned , tt is advisable to replace your air filter with a new one after every 50 • Burrinogfguidebarrailsisanormat hours of operation , or annually , which - procesosfraiwl earR . emotvheese ever comes first . burrws ithafiatfile . • Whernaitlopisuneveuns , eaflat 1 . Loosen 3 screws on cylinder cover . filetorestorsequareedgeasnd 2 . Remove cylinder cover . sides . 3 . Remove air filter cover and air filter . 4 . Clean the air filter using hot soapyer . water . Rinse with clean cool wat and Sides rT _ File SRqauilaEredges _ _ ] _ _ Air dry completely before reinstal - ling . Worn Groove Correct Groove 5 . ReinstaII air fitter and air fitter cov - Replace guide bar when the groove is er . worn , the guide bar is bent or cracked , 6 . Reinstall cytinder cover and 3 or when excess heating or burring of the screws . Tighten securely . rails occurs , tf replacement is necessary . CyIinder use only the guide bar specified for your Air Filter Cover saw in the repair parts list or on the de - Cover cal located on the chain saw . CHECK FUEL MIXTURE LEVEL • See FUELING ENGINE under the OP - ERATION section . LUBRICATION INSPECT MUFFLER AND SPARK ARRESTING SCREEN • See GUIDE BAR AND CHAIN OIL un - _ WARNING : The muffler on this der the OPERATION section . product contains chemicats known to INSPECT AND CLEAN UNIT AND the State of California to cause cancer . DECALS As the unit is used , carbon deposits • After each use , inspect compIete unit build up on the muffler and spark ar - for loose or damaged parts . Clean the unit and decals using a damp cloth resting screen , and must be removed with a mild detergent . to avoid creating a fire hazard or af - • Wipe off unit with a clean dry cloth . fecting engine performance . 16
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Replace the spark arresting screen if 1 . Loosen 3 screws on cylinder cover . breaks occur . 2 . Remove the cylinder cover . 3 . Pull offthe spark plug boot . Spark Exhaust 4 . Remove spark plug from cylinder Arresting Outletr and discard . Screen Cove 5 . Replace with Champion RCJ - 7Y z spark plug and tighten securely with a 3 / 4 inch ( 19 mm ) socket wrench , Spark plug gap should be Nut 0,025 inch ( 0,6 mm ) , 6 , Reinstall the spark plug boot . Muffler 7 , Reinstall the cylinder cover and 3 screws . Tighten securely , CLEANING THE SPARK ARREST - ING SCREEN Cy } rinder Cleaning is required every 25 hours of Cove operation or annually , whichever comes first . 1 . Loosen and remove the nut from the exhaust outlet cover . 2 . Remove the exhaust oulet cover . Spark Plug Boot 3 . Remove spark arresting screen . Handle screen carefuIty to prevent damage . 4 . Clean the spark arresting screen gently with a wire brush . Replace screen if breaks are found . Spark 5 . Replace any broken or cracked Plug muffler parts , 6 . Reinstall spark arresting screen , ex - haust outlet cover , and nut . Tighten nut securely . REPLACE FUEL FILTER REPLACE SPARK PLUG To replace fuel filter , drain your unit by The spark plug should be replaced running it dry of fuel . Remove fuel cap and its connected retainer from tank . each year to ensure the engine starts Puit filter from tank and remove from easier and runs better . Ignition timing is fixed and nonadjustable . line . Replace and reassemble . • Reduction in size of wood chips , The , _ b , WARNING : Disconnect the size of the wood chip wilt decrease spark plug before performing mainte - as the chain gets duller until it be - nance , service , or adjustments except comes more like a powder than a for carburetor adjustments . chip . Note that dead or rotted wood will not produce a good chip . CHAIN SHARPENING • Saw cuts to one side or at an angle , _ I _ WARNING : Improper chain • Saw has to be forced through the cut . Tool8 required : sharpening techniques and / or depth • 5 / 32 inch ( 4 mm ) diameter round file gauge maintenance will increase the and file holder chance of kickback which can result in • Flat file serious injury . • Depth gauge tool _ WARNING : Wear protective TO SHARPEN CHAIN : 1 . Move ON / STOP switch to the STOP gloves when handling chain . The chain is sharp and can cut you even when it is position . not moving . 2 . Check chain for proper tension . Conditions which indicate the need for Adjust chain tension if necessary . See CHAIN TENSION section . chain sharpening : 17
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Too Much Hook Angle Squared Off 3 . Sharpecnutters . Corner • Tosharpethnecuttersp , osition thefileholdelerve ( l90 ° ) sothaitt restosnthetopedgeosfthecut - teranddeptghauge . NOTET : hechainhasbothleft andrighht ancdutters . Wrong _ k WARNING : Maintain the proper File H ! _ _ File _ hook angle according to the manufac - CLltter _ o _ , , ' _ ! _ / turer's specifications for the chain you are using . Improper hook angle will _ ' _ Depth Gauge [ increase the chance of kickback which • Align the 30 " file holder marks can result in serious injury . 4 . Check and lower depth gauges . parallel with the bar and to the center of the chain . 30 ° • Place gauge tool on cutter . File Holder Lille • If the depth gauge is higher than the depth gauge toot , file it level to • Sharpen cutters on one side of theof the top of the depth gauge toot . chain first . Fite from the inside • Maintain rounded front corner of each cutter to the outside . Then , depth gauge with a flat file . turn the chain saw around and re - NOTE : The very top of the depth peat the process for the other side gauge should be flat with the front of the chain . half rounded off with a fiat file . • File on the forward stroke only . tf you require further assistance or are use 2 or 3 strokes per cutting unsure about performing this procedure , edge . contact your Sears Service Center or • Keep all cutters the same length catt our customer assistance help line at when filing . 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . • File enough to remove any dam - CHAIN REPLACEMENT age to cutting edges ( side plate and top plate of cutter ) . _ . WARNING : Wear protective All Cutters Remove Damage gloves when handIing chain . The chain is sharp and can cut you even SomeLeni when it is not moving . It is normaI for a new chain to stretch during the first 15 minutes of operation . You shouId recheck your chain tension • File chain to meet the specifica - each time before you start the chain saw tions as shown . and adjust the chain tension as required . See CHAIN TENSION section . Reptace b . . 85 ° / " . , 60 ° the old chain when it becomes worn or damaged . Use only the Low - Kickback replacement chain specified in the re - 30 ° ' pair parts list . The correct replacement bar and chain is also specified on a Hook Angle decal located on the chain saw . k _ O025inch See your Sears Service Center to re - - - - - - - _ ( 0.65 ram ) place and sharpen individual cutters on your chain . _ Rounded TO REPLACE CHAIN : 1 , Move ON / STOP switch to the STOP Right Corner position , 18
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2 . Looseanndremovbearknobcom - pleteblyyliftingtevearndturning counterclockwise , Drive Links 7 . Place chain over and behind clutch retainer , fitting the drive links in the clutch drum sprocket . 8 . Fit bottom of drive links between CRRF the teeth in the sprocket in the nose of the guide bar . 9 . Fit chain drive links into bar groove . LOOSEN 10 . Putt guide bar forward until chain is 3 . Loosen chain tension by turning snug in guide bar groove . Ensure adjusting wheel ( upward direction ) , all drive links are in the bar groove . Remove clutch cover . 11 . install clutch coven Be sure adjust - ing pin is in the adjusting pin hole in the guide bar , CAUTION : tt is very important when installing the clutch cover that the adjust - ing pin aligns into the adjusting pin hole \ in the bar . Failure to install the clutch Bar cover correctly may result in permanent Knob damage to your chain saw . view of clutch cove [ B _ ck 4 . Slide guide bar on bar bolts until guide bar stops against clutch Adjusting drum sprocket . 12 . install bar knob and finger tighten only . Do not tighten any further at this point . Proceed to CHAIN AD - JUSTMENT . CHAIN ADJUSTMENT See CHECK CHAIN TENSION in MAINTE - NANCE section . CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT Guide bar , _ . WARNING : The chain wilt be moving during most of this procedure . Wear your protective equipment and Bar bolts observe all safety precautions . The 5 . Remove the old chain . chain must not move at idle speed . 6 . Carefully remove the chain from the The carburetor has been carefully set package . Hold chain with the drive at the factory . Adjustments may be links as shown . necessary if you notice any of the fol - lowing conditions : • Chain moves at idle . See IDLE SPEED - T adjusting procedure . • Saw witt not idle . See iDLE SPEED - T adjusting procedure . DHRECTtONOF ROTATION 19
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IdleSpeed - T • Turn idle screw ( T ) clockwise to in - AllowengintoeidleI . fthechaimn oves , crease engine speed . idleistoofastI . ftheenginsetallsid , leis • Turn idle screw ( T ) counterclockwise tooslowA . djusstpeeudntielnginreuns to decrease engine speed . withocuhtaimn oveme ( indtletoofasto ) r tf you require farther assistance or are stallin ( gidletooslowT ) . heidlespeed unsure about performing this procedure , screwis tocated in the area above the contact your Sears Service Center or primer bulb and is labeled T . call our customer assistance help line at 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . Under FUELING ENGINE in the OPERA - dlllWARNING : Perform the follow - TION section of this manual , see mes - ing steps after each use : sage labeled IMPORTANT regarding • Allow the engine to coot , and secure the use of gasohot in your chain saw . the unit before storing or transporting . Fuel stabilizer is an acceptabIe alter - • Store chain saw and fuel in a well native in minimizing the formation of ventilated area where fuel vapors fuel gum deposits during storage . Add cannot reach sparks or open flames stabilizer to the gasoline in the fueI from water heaters , electric motors or tank or fuel storage container . switches , furnaces , etc . Follow the mix instructions found on • Store chain saw with all guards in stabilizer containers . Run engine at place and position chain saw so that least 3 minutes after adding stabilizer . any sharp object cannot accidentally Craftsman 40 : 1,2 - cycle engine oil ( air cause injury . cooled ) is blended with fuel stabilizer , tf • Store chain saw well out of the reach you do not use this oil , you can add a of children . fuel stabilizer to your fuel tank . SEASONAL STORAGE ENGINE Prepare your unit for storage at the • Remove spark pIug and pour 1 taa - end of the season or ff it wilt not be spoon of 40 : 1,2 - cycte engine oil ( air used for 30 days or more . cooled ) through the spark plug open - If your chain saw is to be stored for a ing . Slowly pull the starter rope 8 to period of time : 10 times to distribute oil . • Clean saw thoroughly before storage . • Replace spark plug with new one of • Store in a clean dry area . recommended type and heat range . • Lightly oil external metal surfaces • Clean air filter . and guide bar . • Check entire unit for loose screws , • Oil the chain and wrap it in heavy pa - nuts , and bolts . Replace any dam - per or cloth . aged , broken , or worn parts . FUEL SYSTEM • At the beginning of the next season , Empty the fuel system before storage use only fresh fuel having the proper for 30 days or longer . Drain the gas gasoline to oil ratio . tank , start the engine and let it run until OTHER the fuel lines and carburetor are empty . • Do not store gasoline from one sea - Use fresh fuel next season . son to another . • Replace your gasoline can if it starts to rust . 20
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TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE _ , WARNING : Always stop unit and disconnect spark plug before perform - ing all of the recommended remedies below except remedies that require operation of the unit . TROUBLE CAUSE REMEDY Engine will not 1 . ON / STOP switch in 1 . Move ON / STOP switch to ON . start or will run STOP position . only a few 2 . Engine flooded . 2 . See " Difficult Starting " in the seconds after Operation Section . starting . 3 . Fill tank with correct fuel mixture . 3 Fuel tank empty . 4 . Spark plug not firing . 4 . Install new spark plug . 5 Fuel not reaching 5 . Check for dirty fuel filter ; replace . carburetor . Check for kinked or split fuel line ; repair or replace . 6 Carburetor requires 6 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . adjustment . 7 None of the above 7 . Contact Sears Service { see back cover ) . Engine will 1 . Idle speed set too high 1 . See ' Carburetor Adjustment " in the not idle or too low . Service and Adjustments Section . properly 2 Low Speed Mixture 2 Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . requires adjustment . 3 . Crankshaft seals worn . 3 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . 4 . Compression low . 4 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . 5 None of the above 5 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . Engine wilI not t . Air filter dirty . 1 . Clean or replace air flIter . accelerate , 2 . Spark plug fouled . 2 . Clean or replace plug and regap . lacks power , 3 . Carburetor requires 3 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . or dies under adjustment . a _ oad . 4 . Exhaust ports or muf - 4 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . fler outlets plugged . 5 . Compression low 5 Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . 6 . Chain brake engaged . 6 Disengage chain brake . 7 . None of the above . 7 Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . Engine 1 . Choke partially on 1 . Adjust choke . smokes 2 . Fuel mixture incorrect 2 . Empty fuel tank and refill w _ th correct fuel mixture . excessively . 3 Air filter dirty . 3 . Clean or replace air filter . 4 High Speed Mixture 4 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) requires adjustment . 5 Crankcase leak 5 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) 1 . Fuel mixture incorrect Engine runs 1 . See " Fueling Engine " in the Operation section hot . 2 . Spark plug incorrect . 2 . Replace with correct plug . 3 High Speed Mixture 3 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) set too lean . 4 Exhaust ports or muf - 4 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) fler outlets plugged 5 Carbon build - up on 5 . Clean spark arresting screen spark arresting screen . 6 Starter housing dirty 6 . Clean starter housing area . 7 None of the above 7 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) Oil inadequate 1 . Oil tank empty . 1 . Fill oil tank . for bar and 20i _ pump or oil filter 2 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . chain clogged . lubricaflon . 3 . Guide bar oi _ hole 3 . Remove bar and clean blocked . Chain moves at 1 . Idle speed requires t See " Carburetor Adjustment " in the idle speed , adjustment . Service and Adjustments Section . 2 . Clutch requires repair . 2 Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . 21
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TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE - Continued TROUBLE CAUSE REMEDY t . Chain tension too 1 . See " Check Chain Tension " in the Chain does not move when en - Maintenance Section tight . 2 . Carburetor requires 2 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) gine is acceler - ated adjustment 3 . Guide bar rails 3 . Repair or replace . pinched . 4 - . C _ utchslipping 4 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) 5 . Chain brake engaged . 5 . Disengage chain brake Chain clatters t . Chain tension incorrect . 1 . See " Check Chain Tension " in the Maintenance Section . or cuts roughty . 2 . Cutters damaged . 2 Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . 3 . Chain worn 3 . Resharpen or replace chain . 4 . Cutters dulI , improperly 4 . See " Chain Sharpening " in the sharpened , or depth Service and Adjustments Section . gauges too high . 5 . Sprocket worn . 5 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . 6 . Chain insta } led 6 Install chain in right direction . backwards . Chain stops 1 . Chain cutter tops not 1 . See " Chain Sharpening " in the filed flat . within the cut . 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 ( see back cover ) . Chain cuts at t Cutters damaged on 1 . See " Chain Sharpening " in the one side . an angle . Service and Adjustments Section 2 Chain duII on one side 2 . See ' Chain Sharpening " in the Service and Adjustments Section 3 Guide bar bent or worn . 3 . Replace guide bar tf situations occur which are not covered in this manual , use care and good judgement , tf you need assistance , contact Sears Service or the CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE HELPUNE at t - 800 - 235 - 5878 , 22
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YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND off - road engine to a Sears authorized OBLIGATIONS : The U . S . Environ - repair center as soon as a problem ex - mental Protection Agency / California ists . Warranty repairs should be com - Air Resources Board and Sears , Roe - pleted in a reasonable amount of time , buck and Co . , U . S . A . , are pieased to not to exceed 30 days . If you have explain the emissions control system any questions regarding your warranty warranty on your year 2007 and later rights and responsibiIities , you should small off - road engine . In California , all contact your nearest authorized ser - vice center or call Sears at small off - road engines must be de - 1 - 800 - 469 - 4663 . WARRANTY COM - signed , built , and equipped to meet the State's stringent anti - smog standards . MENCEMENT DATE : The warranty Sears must warrant the emission con - period begins on the date the small trot system on your small off - road en - off - road engine is purchased . LENGTH OF COVERAGE : This war - gine for the periods of time ] isted below provided there has been no abuse , ne - ranty shaII be for a period of two years glect , or improper maintenance of your from the initial date of purchase . WHAT IS COVERED : REPAIR OR small off - road engine . Your emission controt system inciudes parts such as REPLACEMENT OF PARTS . Repair the carburetor , the ignition system and or replacement of any warranted part the fuel tank ( California only ) . Where a will be performed at no charge to the warrantable condition exists , Sears witt owner at an approved Sears Service repair your small off - road engine en - Center . If you have any questions re - gine at no cost to you . Expenses cov - garding your warranty rights and re - ered under warranty include diagnosis , sponsibilities , you shouM contact your nearest authorized service center or parts and labor . MANUFACTURER'S caIt Sears at t - 800 - 469 - 4663 . WAR - WARRANTY COVERAGE : If any emissions related part on your engine RANTY PERIOD : Any warranted part ( as listed under Emissions Control which is not scheduled for replace - Warranty Parts List ) is defective or a ment as required maintenance , or defect in the materials or workmanship which is scheduled only for regular in - of the engine causes the failure of spection to the effect of " repair or re - such an emission related part , the part place as necessary " shall be war - wiIt be repaired or replaced by Sears . ranted for 2 years . Any warranted part OWNER'S WARRANTY RESPONSI - which is scheduled for replacement as BILITIES : As the small off - road en - required maintenance shall be war - gine engine owner , you are responsi - ranted for the period of time up to the ble for the performance of the required first scheduled repIacement point for maintenance listed in your operator's that part . DIAGNOSIS : The owner manual . Sears recommends that you shaIi not be charged for diagnostic la - bor which leads to the determination retain all receipts covering mainte - nance on your small off - road engine , that a warranted part is defective if the but Sears cannot deny warranty solely diagnostic work is performed at an ap - for the lack of receipts or for your fail - proved Sears Service Center . CONSE - ure to ensure the performance of ait QUENTIAL DAMAGES : Sears may be scheduled maintenance . As the small liable for damages to other engine off - road engine engine owner , you components caused by the failure of a shouid be aware that Sears may deny warranted part still under warranty . WHAT IS NOT COVERED : All failures you warranty coverage if your smaIt off - road engine engine or a part of it caused by abuse , neglect , or improper maintenance are not covered . ADD - has failed due to abuse , neglect , im - ON OR MODIFIED PARTS : The use proper maintenance , unapproved modifications , or the use of parts not of add - on or modified parts can be made or approved by the original grounds for disallowing a warrantyr ctaim . Sears is not liable to cove fait - equipment manufacturer . You are re - sponsible for presenting your small 23
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ures of warranted parts caused by the used in the performance of any war - use of add - on or modified parts . ranty maintenance or repair on emis - HOW TO FILE A CLAIM : If you have sion related parts will be provided with - any questions regarding your warranty out charge to the owner if the part is rights and responsibi $ ities , you should under warranty . EMISSION CON - TROL WARRANTY PARTS LIST : contact your nearest authorized ser - vice center or call Sears at spark plug ( covered up to mainte - 1 - 800 - 469 - 4683 . WHERE TO GET nance schedule ) , ignition module , muf - WARRANTY SERVICE : Warranty ser - fler including catalyst ( if equipped ) , fuet vices or repairs shalt be provided at aIt tank ( California only ) . MAINTENANCE Sears Service Centers . CaIt STATEMENT : The owner is responsi - 1 - 800 - 469 - 4683 . MAINTENANCE , ble for the performance of all required REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR OF maintenance as defined in the opera - tor's manual EMISSION RELATED PARTS : Any Sears approved replacement part The information on the product label indicates which standard your engine is certified . Example : ( Year ) EPA Phase t or Phase 2 and / or CALIFORNIA . This engine is certified to be emissions compliant for the following use : [ ] Moderate ( 50 hours ) [ ] Intermediate ( 125 hours ) [ ] Extended ( 300 hours ) 24
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REPAIR PARTS 28 8EARS CHAINSAW MODEL 358.351610 26 16 / \ 36 514 46 WARNINGju , A " repairs , ad ; trnent6 and I52 45 maintenance not described in 44 LheOperato ; ' s Mar = uai must be performed by qualifieG 9e _ lce personnel Ref Pa _ No . De _ ¢ ri _ ion Ref Pa _ No . Descrip _ on Ret Part No . Deseri _ ion 1 530057893 Knob Choke 22 530021178 Screw Shouldel 41 530016064 Screw 2 530057908 Spring Ign Switch 23 530059677 Sta _ e [ Hub EPS 42 530059999 Cover Gearbox 3 530057891 Level Ign Switch 24 530021180 Spring EPS 43 545039501 WheeE Bara _ ust 4 530016080 Screw 25 530071966 Kit EPS _ a _ er puIle ! 44 545040604 A _ sy EZ'Tknob 5 530071888 Kit Trigger / kockout Cover EZT ( Inc [ 22,23,24,31 ) 45 545027614 6 530069216 Kit Fue ! Line ( Ia _ o _ 26 545039604 Housing Fan 46 530150000 Assy Adiscrew 7 530069247 Kit FueE Line ( small ) 27 530056402 Handle Sta _ er 47 545157401 Pin Bar A _ ust 8 530095649 Assy Fuel Pick Up 28 530069232 Kit Rope 48 71 3629 Chain 16 " 9 530023877 Filing Fuel Line 29 530016432 Screw 49 71 36626 Bar16 " 10 530071945 Kit C _ utch Washer 30 530042095 Spring Sta _ er 50 530016432 Screw 11 530057905 A6sy clutch drum 3 / _ 3 ! 530016080 Screw 51 530057888 Handle Front 12 530071945 Kit Clutch Washer 32 530058786 Kit Olutcil Washel Assy O [ IVent 52 530071945 13 530057907 Assy Clutoh 33 530057 _ 6 Assy Oil Cap wsret ( Incl 10 , ! 2 ) 14 530016419 Washer Large Olutch 34 530057897 Handguard 58 530057924 Assy Oil pick up 15 530047192 Assy Fuel Cap wret 35 530016416 Spring Handguard 54 530071891 Kit Oil pump 16 530016064 Screw 36 545028306 Assy Chassis ( Inc ! ( _ ncl 55,56,57 ) 17 530015922 Nut'U ' _ peBpeed , 5,6,7 , & 9J 5,16,17 , 55 530016064 Screw 18 530059685 Asgy F _ ywheei , 19,32,33,85,39 ) 56 530057931 A _ sy OiIPump 19 530057911 Shield Heal 37 530071893 Kit Ch _ nbrake 57 530037820 Gear Worm 20 Screw 530015127 Washer Flywheel 38 530016432 21 530016134 Nut Nywheel 39 53001613 _ Bok Bar 40 530057910 Plate Bar 25
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REPAIR PARTS SEARS CHAtNSAW MODEL 358351610 9 10 39 2O WARNING All repairs , ad } ustments and maintenance not described in the Operator's Manual must be pelfolmed by quafffie _ sewice pe _ sonneE 24 4O 27 Ref part No Description Ref Part No Description 24 530016338 Bolt Muffler 1 580056837 Shie ! d Cyl ( l _ cl 2,8 ) 25 545015301 Insed Left ( black ) Oyl 2 530016153 Screw 26 580012537 Ashy Crankshaft / Rod 3 530059806 Tape Ref _ ectol 27 530016417 Bolt 4 530059238 Modu ! e Ignition 28 580057941 Cap Ciankcase 5 530016432 Screw 29 530056363 A _ oy Beadng , / Seal 6 560047442 Strap Ground 80 530071883 Kit Pisto _ ( IncL 31,32 ) 7 530057943 A _ sy Wire Harness 31 580015697 Retainer Piston pin 8 530058687 Cover Ai _ Filter 82 530038729 Ring Piston 9 530057925 Filter Ail 33 545015401 I _ se _ Right ( gray ) Cyl 10 530016425 Screw 34 530071694 Seal Adaptor ( kit } 11 530057892 HousJr _ g Air Fiitel 35 580016426 Screw 12 545070601 Carbureto _ 36 530071694 Gasket CarbsAdapter ( kit ) Zama W26B ( Incl 14 ) 37 530057926 Tube _ ntake 13 530069247 Kit Fuel Line ( SmaEI ) 38 530057909 Wire Thro _ le 14 530047721 Bulb Purge " snap i _ " 39 530016101 Nut Carb 15 580071889 Kit Carb Adaptel 40 530071894 Kit Gasket ( _ ncl 16,22,34,36 ) ( IncL 16,34,37 ) 16 530071894 Gasket Cy _ O ring ( kit ) 17 2hampion Accy Spalk Piug ( RCJ 7 ' / ) 18 530071864 Kit Cylinder { Incl 25,38 ) 19 530016186 Clip High _ nsion Lead 20 545006007 Kit Muffler ( _ ncl 21,22,23,24 ) 21 580057942 Backplate Muffler 22 530071894 Gasket Muffler ( kit ) 23 545006056 Kit Spark Arreslor 26
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0545186813 Manual
0530059107 Warning decal
1530057893 Choke knob
10530071945 Washer
11530057905 Assembly - clutch drum 3/8"
12530071945 Washer
13530057907 Clutch
14530016419 Clutch washer
15530047192 Fuel cap
16530016064 Screw
17530015922 Speed nut
18530059635 Flywheel
19530057911 Heat shield
2530057908 Spring - ignition switch
20530015127 Washer
21530016134 Flywheel nut
22530021179 Shoulder screw
23530059677 Hub starter
24530021180 Eps spring
25530071966 Eps starter kit
26545039604 Fan housing
27530056402 Handle start
28530069232 Kit rope
29530016432 Screw
3530057891 Lever ignition
30530042095 Spring - starter
31530016080 Screw
32530058786 Assembly-oil cap w/ret.
33530057236 Oil cap
34530057897 Hand guard
35530016416 Hand guard spring
36545028306 Chassis
37530071893 Kit - chainbrake
38530016432 Screw
39530016133 Bolt
4530016080 Screw
40530057910 Plage - bar
41530016064 Screw
42530059999 Cover - gearbox
43545039501 Adjustment wheel bar
44545040604 Knob
45545027614 Cover - ezt
46530150000 Adjusting
47545157401 Adjustable pin bar
4871-3629 Chain 16"
4971-36626 Bar 16"
5530071888 Trigger
50530016432 Screw
51530057888 Handle
52530071945 Washer
53530057924 Pick up
54530071891 Oil pump
55530016064 Screw
56530057931 Oil pump
57530037820 Worm gear spacer
6530069216 Line
7530069247 Kit line
8530095649 Assembly - fuel pick up
9530023877 Fitting
0545186813 Manual
0530059107 Warning decal
1530058837 Cylinder shield
10530016425 Screw
11530057892 Housing filter
12545070601 Carburetor zama
13530069247 Kit line
14530047721 Purge bulb
15530071889 Carburetor adapter
16530071894 S kit gasket
17CHAMPION (champion) accy - spark plug (rcj-7y)
18530071884 Cylinder
19530016136 Clip
2530016153 Screw
20545006007 Muffler
21530057942 Back m plate
22530071894 S kit gasket
23545006056 Arrestor
24530016338 Bolt muffler
25545015301 Insert trans
26530012537 Crankshaft
27530016417 Bolt
28530057941 Crankcase cap
29530056363 Bearing
3530059006 Reflective tape
30530071883 Kit - piston (includes: 31. 32)
31530015697 Retainer
32530038729 Piston ring
33545015401 Insert trans
34530071894 S kit gasket
35530016426 Screw
36530071894 S kit gasket
37530057926 Intake tube
38530057909 Wire throttle
39530016101 Carburetor
4530039238 Module - ignition
40530071894 S kit gasket
5530016432 Screw
6530047442 Ground strap
7530057943 Assembly - wire harness
8530058687 Air front cover
9530057925 Air filter