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Read and understand the WARNINGt This chain instruction manual before saw can be dangerous ! Care - using the chain saw . less or improperuse can cause & sedous or even fatal injury . Always wear appropriate ear protection , eye protection and head protection . Always use two hands when operating the chain saw . WARNINGt Contacting the guide bar tip with any object should be avoided ; tip contact may cause the guide bar to move suddenly upward and backward , which may cause se - rious injury . Measured maximum kickback value without chain brake for the bar and chain combination on the label . Hearing Safety Hat _ WARNING : Always disconnect Protection _ ' SEy e spark plug wire and place wire where it can - " _ 1 qMip _ " _ " Protection not contact spark plug to prevent accidental Snug starting when setting up , transporting , ad - justing or making repairs except carburetor Heavy Duty adjustments . Clothing Gloves Because a chain saw is a high - speed wood - catting tool , special safety precautions must be observed to reduce the risk of accidents . Careless or improper use of this tool can Safety Safety Chaps cause serious injury . Shoes PLAN AHEAD • Read this manual carefully until you com - pletely understand and can follow all safety rules , precautions , and operating instruc - tions before attempting to use the unit . • Restrict the use of your saw to adult users who understand and can follow safety • Keep all parts of your body away from the rules , precautions , and operating instruc - chain when the engine is running . tions found in this manual . • Keep children , bystanders , and animals a • Wear protective gear . Always use steel - minimum of 30 feet ( 1g meters ) away from toed safety footwear with non - slip soles ; the work area . Do not allow other epeoplen or animals to be near the chain saw wh snug - fitting clothing ; heavy - duty , non - slip gloves ; eye protection such as non - fog - starting or operating the chain saw . ging , vented goggles or face screen ; an • Do not handle or operate a chain saw when approved safety hard hat ; and sound bard - you are fatigued , ill , or upset , or if you have ers ( ear plugs or mufflers ) to protect your taken alcohol , drugs , or medication . You hearing . Regular users should have hear - must be in good physical condition and men - ing checked regularly as chain saw noise tally alert . Chain saw work is strenuous . If can damage hearing . Secure hair above you have any condition that might be aggra - shoulder length . vated by strenuous work , check with your doctor before operating a chain saw .
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• Carefuplllyanyoursawingopienraadti - on marked container for all fuel purposes . vanceD . onost tarctuttinugntyilouhavae Wipe up all fuel spills before starting saw . cleawrorakreas , ecurfoeotinagn , dif , you • Move at least 10 feet ( 3 meters ) from fuel - arefellintgreesa , planneredtreaptath . ing site before starting engine . • Turn the engine off and let saw cool in a OPERATE YOUR SAW SAFELY non - combustible area , not on dry leaves , • Do not operate a chain saw with one hand . straw , paper , etc . Slowly remove fuel cap Serious injury to the operator , helpers , by - and refuel unit . standers or any combination of these per - • Store the unit and fuel in an area where fuel sons may result from one - handed opera - vapors cannot reach sparks or openrs tion . A chain saw is intended for flames from water heaters , electric moto two - handed use . or switches , furnaces , etc . • Operate the chain saw only in a well - venti - KICKBACK lated outdoor area . • Do not operate saw from a ladder or in a _ WARNING : Avoidkickbacwk hich tree . • Make sure the chain will not make contact can result in serious injury . Kickback is the with any object while starting the engine . backward , upward or sudden forward motion Never try to start the saw when the guide of the guide bar occurring when the saw bar is in a cut . chain near the upper tip of the guide bar con - • Do not put pressure on the saw at the end tacts any object such as a log or branch , or of the cut . Applying pressure can cause when the wood closes in and pinches the you to lose control when the cut is com - saw chain in the cut . Contacting a foreign ob - ject in the wood can also result in loss of pleted . chain saw control . • Stop the engine before setting the saw down . • Rotational Kickback can occur when the • Do not operate a chain saw that is dam - moving chain contacts an object at the up - aged , improperly adjusted , or not com - per tip of the guide bar . This contact can pletely and securely assembled . Always cause the chain to dig into the object , replace bar , chain , hand guard , or chain which stops the chain for an instant . The brake immediately if it becomes damaged , result is a lightning fast , reverse reaction broken or is otherwise removed . which kicks the guide bar up and back to - • With the engine stopped , hand carry the ward the operator . chain saw with the muffler away from your • Pinch - Kickback can occur when the the body , and the guide bar and chain to the wood closes in and pinches the moving rear , preferably covered with a scabbard . saw chain in the cut along the top of the guide bar and the saw chain is suddenly MAINTAIN YOUR SAW IN GOOD stopped . This sudden stopping of thein WORKING ORDER chain results in a reversal of the cha • Have all chain saw service performed by a force used to cut wood and causes the qualified service dealer with the exceptionec - saw to move in the opposite direction of the of the items listed in the maintenance s chain rotation . The saw is driven straight tion of this manual . Forexample , if improp - back toward the operator . er tools are used to remove or hold the fly - • Pull - In can occur when the moving chain wheel when servicing the clutch , structural contacts a foreign object in the wood in the damage to the flywheel can occur and cut along the bottom of the guide bar and the cause the flywheel to burst . saw chain is suddenly stopped . This sudden • Make certain the saw chain stops moving stopping pulls the saw forward and away when the throttle trigger is released . For from the operator and could easily cause the correction , refer to CARBURETOR AD - operator to lose control of the saw . JUSTMENTS . Avoid Pinch - Kickback : • Never modify your saw in any way . • Be extremely aware of situations or ob - • Keep the handles dry , clean , and free ofoil structions that can cause material to pinch or fuel mixture . the top of or otherwise stop the chain . • Keep fuel and oil caps , screws , and fas - • Do not cut more than one log at a time . teners securely tightened . • Do not twist the saw as the bar is with - • Use only Poulan ® accessories and re - drawn from an undercut when bucking . placement parts as recommended . Avoid Pull - In : HANDLE FUEL WITH CAUTION • Always begin cutting with the engine at full • Do not smoke while handling fuel or while speed and the saw housing against wood . operating the saw . • Use wedges made of plastic or wood . • Eliminate all sources of sparks or flame in Never use metal to hold the cut open . the areas where fuel is mixed or poured . There should be no smoking , open flames , Kickback Path or workthat could cause sparks . Allow en - gine to cool before refueling . • Mix and pour fuel in an outdoor area on bare ground ; store fuel in a cool , dry , well ventilated place ; and use an approved ,
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AvoiOd bstructions Elbow locked OCleaTrheWorkinAgreaEF REDUCTEHECHANC KICKBACK Thumb on underside of • Recognitzheatkickbacckanhappen . handlebar Withabasicunderstandoifnkgickback , youcanreducteheelemenotfsurprise whicchontributtoeasccidents . • Keep a good , firm grip on the saw with both • Nevelertthemovincghaicnontaacnt yob - hands when the engine is running and jectatthetipoftheguidbear . don't let go . A firm grip will help you reducew . • Keetpheworkinagreafreefromobstruc - kickback and maintain control of the sa tionssucahsothetrreesb , rancherosc , ks , Keep the fingers of your left hand encir - fencess , tumpse , tc . Eliminaoteravoid cling and your left thumb under the front anyobstructtihoanyt ousrawchaicnould handlebar . Keep your right hand com - hitwhileyouarecuttingW . hecnuttinag pletely around the rear handle whether brancdho , notlettheguidebarcontact your are right handed or left handed . Keep brancohrotheorbjectasrounitd . your left arm straight with the elbow • Keepyousrawchaisnharpandproperly looked . tensioneAd . loosoerdulcl haincanin - • Position your left hand on the front handle - creastheechancoefkickbaocckcurring . bar so it is in a straight line with your right Followmanufacturcehra'sinsharpening hand on the rear handle when making andmaintenainncsetructioCnsh . ectekn - bucking cuts . Never reverse right and left sionatregulainrtervawlsiththeengine hand positions for any type of cutting . stoppende , vewr iththeenginreunning . • Stand with yoor weight evenly balanced on Makesurethechainbrakneutsarese - both feet . curetlyightenaefdtetrensionitnhgechain . • Stand slightly to the left side of the saw to • Begianndcontinuceuttinagtfulsl peedIf . keep your body from being in a direct line thechainismovinagtaslowesrpeed , with the cutting chain . thereisgreatechr ancoefkickbaocckcur - • Do not overreach . You could be drawn or ring . thrown off balance and lose control of the • Cuot nelogatatime . saw . • Useextreme caution when re - entering a • Do not cut above shoulder height . It is diffi - previous cut . cult to maintain control of saw above • Do not attempt cuts starting with the tip of shoulder height . the bar ( plunge cuts ) . KICKBACK SAFETY FEATURES • Watch for shifting logs or other forces that could close a cut and pinch or fall into _ WARNING : Thefollowingfeatures chain . are included on your saw to help reduce the • Use the Reduced - Kickback Guide Bar hazard of kickback ; however , such features and Low - Kickback Chain specified for will not totally eliminate this danger . As a your saw . chain saw user , do not rely only on safety de - MAINTAIN CONTROL vices . You must follow all safety precau - tions , instructions , and maintenance in this manual to help avoid kickback and other Stand to the forces which can result in serious injury . • Reduced - Kickback Guide Bar , designed with e small radius tip which reduces the [ size of the kickback danger zone on the bar tip . A Reduced - Kickback Guide Bar has been demonstrated to significantly re - duce the number and seriousness of kick - k handlebar backs when tested in accordance with safety requirements for gasoline powered hand positions chain saws as set by ANSI B175 . 1 .
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Reduced Kickback Symmelrtcal Guide Bar caused by allowing contact of the bar tip in the danger zone with any hard object , Kickback can also be caused by pinching the saw chain along the top of the guide bar . This action may push the guide bar rapidly back toward the op - erator . Either of these events may cause youin all Radius Tip to lose control of the saw which could result sedous injury or even death . DO NOT RELYO UPON ANY OF THE DEVICES BUILT INT Symmetrical Guide Ba _ I _ % . YOUR SAW . YOU SHOULD USE THE SAW PROPERLY AND CAREFULLY TO AVOID KICKBACK . Reduced - kickback guide hbarse and low - kickback saw chains reduce t Large Radius Tip chance and magnitude of kickback and arek recommended , Your saw has a low kickbac • Low - Kickback Chain , designed with a chain and bar as edginal equipment . Repairs contoured depth gauge and guard linkw which deflect kickback force and allo on a chain brake should be made by an aL _ ho - rized servicing dealer . Take your unit to thec - wood to gradually ride into the cutter . Low - place of purchase if purchased from a servi Kickback Chain has met kickback per - ing dealer , or to the nearest authorized master formance requirements when tested on a service dealer . representative sample of chain saws be - low 3.8 cubic inch displacement specified • Tip contact in some cases may cause a light - in ANSI B175 . 1 . ning fast reverse REACTION , kicking guide Contoured Depth GaLtge bar up and back toward operator , • Pinching the saw chain along the top of the guide bar may push the guide bar rapidly back toward the operator , _ [ k DeEflleocntgsated Guard Link • Either of these reactions may cause you to ickback force lose control of the saw which could result in Low - KJckback wood and allows sedous injury . Do not rely exclusively upon Chain to gradually ride into cutter devices built into your saw , _ WARNING : Computed kickback angle ( CKA ) listed on your saw and listed in the CKA table below represents angle of kickback " \ _ " CanObstructMaterial your bar and chain combinations will have Not a Low - KJckbaek Chain when tested in accordance with CSA ( Cana - • Front Hand Guard , designed to reduce the dian Standards Association ) and ANSI stan - chance of your left hand contacting the chain dards . When purchasing replacement bar and if your hand slips off the front handlebar . chain , considerations should be given to the • Position of front and rear handlebars , de - lower CKA values , Lower CKA values repre - signed with distance between handles and sent safer angles to the user , higher values in - " in - line " with each other . The spread and dicate more angle and higher kick eneq _ ies , " in - line " position of the hands provided by Computed angles represented indicate total this design work together to give balance energy and angle associated without activation and resistance in controlling the pivot of of the chain brake during kickback . Activated the saw back toward the operator if kick - angle represents chain stopping time relative to back occurs . activation angle of chain break and resulting CHAIN BRAKE AND CKA ANGLE kick angle of saw . In all cases lower CKA val - • Chain Brake , designed to stop the chain in ues represent a safer operating environment the event of kickback , for the user . The following guide bar and chain combina - _ WARNING : WE DO NOT REP - tions meet kickback requirements of CSA RESENT AND YOU SHOULD NOT AS - Standards Z62 , 1 , Z62 . 3 , & ANSI B175 , a1l SUME THAT THE CHAIN BRAKE WILL when used on saws listed in this manu PROTECT YOU iN THE EVENT OF A KICK - Use of bar and chain combinations other than those listed is not recommended and BACK . Kickback is a lightning fast action which throws the bar end rotating chain back may not meet the CKA requirements per standard . and up toward the operator , Kickback can be Computed kickback angle ( CKA ) Table BAR LE SERIES MODEL CKA without chain brake P / N Length CHAIN P / N 24 ° 952044368 14 " 952051209 1950 / 1975 / 2080 2055 / 2078 / 952044370 16 " 952051211 19 ° 2150 / 2150PR 2155 / 2178 / 14 ° 952044418 18 " 952051338 2350 / 2375
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NOTE : Ifthissawistobeusedforcom - The chain is sharp and can cot you even when it is not moving ! mercialolgginag , chainbrakeisrequired 1 . Loosen and remove the chain brake andshalnl otberemovoerdotherwidsies - nuts and the chain brake from the saw . abletdocompwlyithFederOalSHRAegula - 2 . Remove the plastic shipping spacer ( if tionfsorCommercLioagl ging . present ) . SAFETNYOTICEE : xposutorveibrations Location of shipping spacer througphrolonguesdeofgasolinpeowered hantdoolcsoulcdausbeloovdesseolrnerve damaginethefingerhs , andsa , ndjointsof peopleproneto circulatiodnisordeorsr abnormsawlellingPsr . olonguesdeincold weathehrasbeenlinkedto bloodvessel damagien otherwisheealthpyeopleI . f symptomocscusruchasnumbnepsasi , n , J lososfstrengcthh , angineskincoloorrtexture , orlososffeeliningthefingerhsa , ndosr , joints , discontinthueeuseofthistoolandseek Ch Nuts medicaatltentioAnn . anti - vibrastiyosntem doesnotguarantteheeavoidanocfethese problemUss . erwshooperapteowetorolosn a _ Chain Brake acontinuaanldregulabrasims usmt onitor Bar Tool closeltyheirphysicaclonditioanndthe conditioofnthistool . 3 . An adjusting pin and screw is used to ad - SPECIANLOTICEY : ousrawisequipped just the tension of the chain . It is very im - withatemperatluimreitinmgufflearndspark portant when assembling the bar , that the arrestingscreenwhichmeetsthe pin located on the adjusting screw aligns requiremeonfCtsalifornCiaode4s442and into a hole inthe bar . Turning the screw will 4443A . llU . Sf . oreslat ndandthestateosf move the adjustment pin up and down theu CalifornIiad , ahoM , aineM , innesoNtae , w screw . Locate this adjustment before yo JerseOy , regoann , dWashingrteoqnuirbey begin mounting the bar onto the saw . See illustration below . tawthatmaniynterncaol mbusteionngines tobeequippwedithasparakrrestisncgreen . Ifyouoperaatechaisnawinastatoerlocale wherseuchregulatioenxsisyt , ouarelegally responsibfolermaintainitnhgeoperating conditioonfthesepartsF . ailurteodosois aviolatioonfthelaw . RefetortheSERVICE sectionfor maintenanocfethe spark arrestinscgreen . Adjustment located on Chain Brake FailutroefollowallSafetRyuleasndPrecau - 4 . Turn the adjusting screw by hand coun - tioncsanresuilntseriouinsjuryIf . situations terclockwise until the adjusting pin just occuwrhicahrenoct overeindthismanual , touches the stop . This should allow the usecareandgoodjudgemeInfyt . ouneed pin to be near the correct position . assistanccoen , taycot uaruthorizseedrvice 5 . Slide guide bar behind dutch drum until dealeorrcal1l - 800 - 554 - 6723 . guide bar stops against clutch drum sprocket . STANDARDTShi : ssawislistebdyUnder - writerL'saborato ] nnecs . i , n , accordawnciteh : ANSI B175 . 1 - 2000 American National Standards for Gasoline - Powered Chain Saws - Safety Requirements CSA Z62 . 1 - 1995 Chain Saws - Occupa - tional Health and Safetyin CSA Z62 . 3 - 1996 Cha Saw Kickback Oc - cupational Health and Safety 6 . Carefully remove the chain from the pack - age . Hold chain with the drive links as shown . Protective gloves ( not provided ) should be worn during assembly . ATTACHING THE BAR & CHAIN ( If not already attached ) WARNING : If received assembled , repeat all steps to ensure your saw is properlyAl - assembled and all fasteners are secure . DIIRECTION OF ROTATION ways wear gloves when handling the chain .
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Cutters Depth Gauge Checking the tension : Use the screwdriver end of the chain adjust - ment tool ( bar tool ) to move the chain around the bar . If the chain does not rotate , it is too tight . If too loose , the chain will sag below the bar . Drive kinks Chain Brake Nuts Tool ( Bar Tool ) Adjusting the tension : Place chain onto the sprocket Chain tension is very important . Chain 7 . Place chain over and behind clutch , fit - stretches during use . This is especially true ting the drive links in the clutch drum during the first few times you use your saw . sprocket . Always check chain tension each time you 8 . Fit bottom of drive links between the use and refuel your saw . teeth in the sprocket in the nose of the You can adjust the chain tension by loosen - guide bar . ing the chain brake nuts and turning the ad - 9 . Fit chain drive links into bar groove . justing screw 1 / 4 of a turn while lifting up on 10 . Pull guide bar forward until chain is snug the bar . in guide bar groove . Ensure all drive • Ifchain istootight , turn adjusting screw 1 / 4 links are in the bar groove . turn counterclockwise . • If chain is too loose , turn adjusting screw NOTE : CHAIN BRAKE MUST BE 1 / 4 turn clockwise . DISENGAGED BEFORE INSTALLA - TION ON THE SAW . TO DISENGAGE , - - Z : : fAh ' . / IAd / just , ng CHAIN BRAKE , PULL THE FRONT Screw / HAND GUARD BACK TOWARD THE REAR OF THE CHAIN BRAKE AS FARAS POSSIBLE ( SEE ILLUSTRA - TION ) . Chain Brake Nuts Guide Bar DISENGAGED Adjusting Screw - 1 / 4 Turn Ph Front Hand Guard • Lift up the tip of the bar and tighten the chain brake nuts with the bar tool . • Recheck chain tension . ENGAGED Chain Brake Chain Brake 11 . Now , install chain brake making surethe adjusting pin is positioned in the lower hole in the guide bar . Remember this pins WARNING : If the saw is operated moves the bar forward and backward a the screw is turned . with a loose chain , the chain could jump off the guide bar and result in serious injury . 12 . Install chain brake nuts and finger tight - en only . Once the chain is tensioned , you will need to tighten chain brake nuts . CHAIN TENSION ( Including units with chain already installed ) NOTE : When adjusting chain tension , make sure the chain brake nuts are finger tight only . Attempting to tension the chain when the chain brake nuts are tight can cause damage .
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KNOW YOUR CHAIN SAW READ THIS INSTRUCTION MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR CHAIN SAW , Compare the illustrations with your unit to familiarize yourself with the location of the various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . Front Handle Chain Front Hand Guard " _ Adjustment Tool Starter Rope ( Bar Tool ) ON / STOP Switch Chain Muffler Primer Bulb Z Bar Oil Fill Cap Housing Fuel Mix Fill Cap Fast Idle _ , f _ ! ! Cylinder Cover _ _ Throttle _ . z _ Lock Chain Lockout o , , Direction L _ T _ ° _ hcr _ t ° tl _ Adjust , ng " _ - - of Travel HRea _ j Screw _ - Throttle Chokeb Trigger Kno Chain Chain Nuts Sprocket Brake Catcher Hole ON / STOP SWITCH PRIMER BULB The PRIMER BULB circulates fuel to the car - The ON / STOP SWITCH is used to stop the engine . buretor to provide quicker starting . THROTTLE TRIGGER CHAIN BRAKE The THROTTLE TRIGGER controls engine The CHAIN BRAKE is a device designed to speed . stop the chain if kickback occurs . The chainof THROTTLE LOCK - OUT brake activates automatically in the event kickback . The chain brake activates manually The THROTTLE LOCK - OUT must be if the front hand guard is pushed forward . The pressed before you can squeeze the throttle chain brake is disengaged by pulling the front trigger . This feature prevents you from acci - hand guard back toward the front handle as far dentally squeezing the tdgger . as possible . FAST IDLE LOCK CHAIN TENSION The FAST IDLE LOCK holds the throttle trigger It is normal for a new chain to stretch during first in the starting position . Activate the fast idle 15 minL _ es of operation . YOU should check lock by pressing the throttle Iockoot and your chain tension frequently . See CHAIN squeezing the throttle trigger . With the throttle TENSION under the ASSEMBLY section . tdgger squeezed , press the fast idle lock . Re - lease the throttle lockout and tdgger while hold - WARNING : Muffler is very hot dur - ing the fast idle lock button . CHOKE KNOB ing and after use . Do not touch the muffler or allow combustible material such as dry The CHOKE KNOB activates the choke to grass or fuel to do so . provide additional fuel to the engine dudng cold starting .
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_ WARNING : The chain must not WARNING : Remove fuel cap slow - move when the engine runs at idle speed . If ly when refueling . the chain moves at idle speed refer to CAR - BURETOR ADJUSTMENT within this FUELING ENGINE manual . Avoid contact with the muffler . Ahot This engine is certified to operate on un - muffler can cause serious burns . leaded gasoline . Before operation , gasoline To stop the engine move the ON / STOP must be mixed with a good quality synthetic switch to the STOP position . 2 - cycle air - cooled engine oil designed to beer mixed at a ratio of 40 : 1 . Poclan / Weed Eat To start the engine hold the saw firmly on the ground as illustrated . Make sure the brand synthetic oil is recommended . A40 : 1 chain is free to turn without contacting any ratio is obtained by mixing 3.2 ounces 95 ml ) object . of oil with 1 gallon ( 4 liters ) of unleaded gaso - line . Included with this saw is a 3.2 ounce con - Use only 15 " - 18 " of rope per pull , tainer of Poulan / Weed Eater brand synthetic Hold saw firmly while pulling starter rope oil . Pour the entire contents of this container into 1 gallon of gasoline to achieve the proper Starter rope handle fuel mixture . DO NOT USE automotive or boat oil . These _ . _ _ . , l _ - Loeftfrhoantd oils will cause engine damage . When mixing fuel follow the instructions printed on the container . Always read and follow the safetyH rules listed under HANDLE FUEL WIT CAUTION . BAR AND CHAIN LUBRICATION Rigl cot through rear handle The bar and chain require continuous lubri - IMPI ) RTANT POINTS TO REMEMBER cation . Lubrication is provided by the auto - When pullin £ _ the starter rope , do not use thee matic oiler system when the oil tank is kept full extent of the rope as this can cause th filled . Lack ofoil will quickly ruin the bar and rope to break . Do not let starter rope snap chain . Too little oil will cause overheating back . Hold the handle and let the rope re - shown by smoke coming from the chain and / wind slowly . or discoloration of the bar . NOTE : Do not attempt to cut material with In freezing weather oil will thicken , making it the fast idle lock button in the locked position . necessary to thin bar and chain oil with a STARTING A COLD ENGINE ( or small amount ( 5 to 10 % ) of # 1 Diesel Fuel ore kerosene . Bar and chain oil must be fre warm engine after running out of flowing for the oil system to pump enough oil fuel ) for adequate lubrication . ON / STOP SWITCH ( SIDE VIEW ) Genuine Poulan ® bar and chain oil is recom - mended to protect your unit against exces - sive wear from heat and friction . Poclan ® ON oil resists high temperature thinning . If Poc - Inn ® bar aod chain oil is not available , usea STOP good grade SAE 30 oil . • Never use waste oil for bar and chain lubri - cation . 1 . Move ON / STOP switch to the ON posi - tion . • Always stop the engine before removing 2 . Pull choke knob out to the full extent . the oil cap . 3 . Slowly press primer bulb 6 times . IMPORTANT 4 . Squeeze and hold throttle trigger . With Experience indicates that alcohol - blended thumb press fast idle lock down ; then re - fuels ( called gasohol or using ethanol or lease throttle trigger . methanol ) can attract moisture which leads Fast idle lock button _ _ to separation and formation of acids during storage . Acidic gas can damage the fuel system of an engine while in storage . To Iock - ou Throttle - - - _ t - _ _ avoid engine problems , the fuel system should be emptied before storage for 30 Throttlei _ " - L _ , _ _ _ _ Choke knob days or longer . Drain the gas tank , start the trigger engine and let it run until the fuel lines and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel next 5 , Sharply pull the starter rope handle 5 season . See STORAGE section for addi - times with your right hand . Then , pro - tional information . ceed to the next step ,
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back toward the front handle as far as NOTEI : ftheenginseoundassifitistry - possible . ingtostarbt eforthee5thpulls , toppulling • When cutting with the saw , the chain brake andimmediatperloyceetodthenexsttep . must be disengaged . 6 . Pushthechokkenobincomplet ( etloy theOFFpositionp ) u ; ltlhestarteror pe Disengaged untitlheenginsetarts . CHOKE WEW ) k Braking function control Choke knob OFF FULL CAUTION : The chain brake must be checked several times daily . The engine 7 . Mow the engine to run for approximate - must be running when performing this proce - ly 5 seconds . Then , squeeze and re - dure . This isthe only instance when the saw lease throttle trigger to allow engine to should be placed on the ground with the en - return to idle speed . gine running . STARTING A WARM ENGINE : Place the saw on firm ground . Grip the rear 1 . Move ON / STOP switch to the ON posi - handle with your right hand and the front han - tion . dle with your left hand . Apply full throttle by 2 . Push the choke knob in completely ( to fully depressing the throttle trigger . Activate the OFF position ) . the chain brake by turning your left wrist 3 . Slowly press primer bulb 6 times . against the hand guard without releasing 4 . Squeeze and hold throttle trigger . With your grip around the front handle . The chain thumb press fast idle lock down ; then re - should stop immediately . lease throttle trigger . 5 . Sharply pull the starter rope with your Inertia activating function control right hand until the engine starts . 6 . Squeeze and release throttle trigger to _ WARNING : When performing the allow engine to return to idle speed . following procedure , the engine must be DIFFICULT STARTING ( or starting a turned off . flooded engine ) : Grip the rear handle with your right hand and the front handle with your left hand . Hold the The engine may be flooded with too much chain saw approximately 14 " ( 35 cm ) sabovee fuel if it has not started after 10 pulls . a stump or other wooden surface . Relea Flooded engines can be cleared of excess your grip on the front handle and use the fuel by following the warm engine starting weight of the saw to let the top of the guide procedure listed above . Insure the ON / bar fall forward and contact the stump . STOP switch is in the ON position . When the tip of the bar hits the stump , the Starting could require pulling the starter rope brake should activate . handle many times depending on how badly the unit isflooded . If engine fails to start , refer to the TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE or call 1 - 800 - 554 - 6723 . CHAIN BRAKE IMPORTANT POINTS • Check chain tension before first use and _ WARNING : If the brake band is after 1 minute of operation . See CHAIN worn too thin it may break when the chain TENSION in the ASSEMBLY section . brake is triggered . With a broken brake band , • Cut wood only . Do not cut metal , plastics , the chain brake will not stop the chain . The masonry , non - wood building materials , etc . chain brake should be replaced by an autho - • Stop the saw if the chain strikes a foreign rized service dealer if any part is worn to less object . Inspect the saw and repair or re - than 0.020 " ( 0.5 mm ) thick . Repairs on a place parts as necessary . chain brake should be made by an autho - • Keep the chain OL _ of dirt and sand . Even a rized service dealer . Take your unit to the small amount of dirt will quickly dull a chain place of purchase if purchased from a ser - and thus increase the possibility of kickback . vicing dealer , or to the nearest authorized • Practice cutting a few small logs using the master service dealer . following techniques to get the " feel " of us - • This saw is equipped with a chain brake . ing your saw before you begin a major The brake is designed to stop the chain if sawing operation . kickback occurs . • Squeeze the throttle trigger and allow • The inertia - activated chain brake is the engine to reach full speed before activated if the front hand guard is pushed cutting . forward , either manually ( by hand ) or • Begin cutting with the saw frame automatically ( by sudden movement ) . against the log . • If the brake is already activated , it is • Keep the engine at full speed the entire disengaged by pulling the front hand guard time you are cutting . 10
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• AllotwhechaitnocuftoryouE . xeortnly _ , , _ , Plan a clear retreat path light downward pressure , if you force the cut , damage to the bar , chain , oren - % gine can result . • Release the throttle trigger as soon as the cut is completed , allowing the en - £ . _ ' " " " _ - Direction of Fall gine to idle . if you run the saw at full throttle without a cutting load , unneces - sary wear can occur to the chain , bar , and engine . It is recommended that the engine not be operated for lon - FELLING LARGE TREES ger than 30 seconds at full throttle . ( 6 inches in diameter or larger ) • To avoid losing control when cut iscom - The notch method is used to fell large trees . plete , do not put pressure on saw at end A notch is cut on the side of the tree in the de - of cut . sired direction of fall . After a felling cut ise • Stop the engine before setting the saw made on the opposite side of tree , the tre down after cutting . will tend to fall into the notch . TREE FELLING TECHNIQUES NOTE : If the tree has large buttress roots , remove them before making the _ WARNING : Check for broken or notch . If using saw to remove buttress dead branches which can fall while cutting roots , keep saw chain from contacting causing serious injury . Do not cut near build - ground to prevent dulling of the chain . ings or electrical wires if you do not know the NOTCH CUT AND FELLING THE direction of tree fall , nor cut at night since you TREE will not be ale to see well , nor during bad weather such as rein , snow , or strong winds , • Make notch cut by cutting the top of the etc . If the tree makes contact with any utility notch first . Cut through 1 / 3of the diameter line , the utility company should be notified of the tree . Next complete the notch by cut - immediately . ting the bottom of the notch . See illustra - tion . Once the notch is cut remove the • Carefully planyoursawingoperation inad - vance , notch of wood from the tree . • Clear the work area . You need a clear area Final ( felling ) cut here . 2 in - all around the tree so you can have secure ches above center of notch . footing . First cut z " • The chain saw operator should keep onis the uphill side of the terrain as the tree " N _ " , < - I , likely to roll or slide downhill after it is felled . • Study the natural conditions that can cause the tree to fall in a particular direction . Natural conditions that can cause a tree to Notch - . . ' _ fall in a particular direction include : • The wind direction and speed . ' _ inge • The lean of the tree . The lean of a tree might not be apparent due to uneven or sloping terrain . Use a plumb or level to de - termine the direction of tree lean . • After removin the wood from the notch , • Weight and branches on one side . make the felling CL _ on the opposite side of • Surrounding trees and obstacles . the notch . This is done by making a CL _ aboL _ Look for decay and rot If the trunk is rotted , two inches higher than the canter of the it can snap and fall toward the operator . notch . This will leave enough uncut wood Check for broken or dead branches which between the felling CL _ and the notch to form can fall on you while cutting . a hinge . This hinge wUl help prevent the tree Make sure there is enough room for the treeee from falling in the wrong direction . to fall . Maintain a distance of 2 - 1 / 2 tr Hinge holds tree on stump and helps lengths from the nearest person or other ob - control fall jects . Engine noise can drown out a warning Opening ca [ [ . of felling Remove dirt , stones , loose bark , nails , sta - ples , and wire from the tree where cuts are to be made . Plan a clear retreat path to the rear and diag - onal to the line of fall . Closing of notch 11
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NOTE : Before felling cut is complete , use Overcutting wedges to open the cut if necessary ctok control the direction of fall . To avoid kickba \ and chain damage , use wood or plastic wedges , but never steel or iron wedges . • Be alert to signs that the tree is ready to fall : cracking sounds , widening of the fell - ing cut , or movement in the upper Undercutting involves cutting on the under - branches . side of the log with top of saw against the log . • As tree starts to fall , stop saw , put it down , When undercutting use light upward pres - and get away quickly on your planned re - sure . Hold saw firmly and maintain control . treat path . The saw will tend to push back toward you . • DO NOT cut down a partially fallen tree with your saw . Be extremely cautious with _ WARNING : Never turn saw upside partially fallen trees that may be mpoorly - down to undercut . The saw cannot be con - supported . When a tree doesn't fall co trolled in this position . pletely , set the saw aside and pull down ethe , Always make your first cut on the compres - tree with a cable winch , block and tackl sion side of the log . The compression side of or tractor . the log is where the pressure of the log's CUTTING A FALLEN TREE weight is concentrated . ( BUCKING ) Bucking is the term used for cutting a fallen tree to the desired log size . WARNING : Do not stand on the log being cut . Any portion can roll causing loss of footing and control . Do not stand downhill Second cut of the log being cut . IMPORTANT POINTS Second cut • Cut only one log at a time . • CL _ shattered wood very carefully ; sharp pieces of wood could be flung toward opera - to _ • Use a sawhorse to cut small logs . Never allow another person to hold the log while cutting and never hold the log with your leg First cut on compression side of log or foot . BUCKING WITHOUT A SUPPORT • Do not cut in an area where logs , limbs , and roots are tangled such as in a blown • Overcut through 1 / 3 of the diameter of the down area . Drag the logs into a clear area log . before cutting by pulling out exposed and • Roll the log over and finish with a second cleared logs first . overcut . • Watch for logs with a compression side to TYPES OF CUTTING USED FOR prevent the saw from pinching . See il - BUCKING lustrations for cutting logs with a compres - sion side . _ WARNING : If saw becomes BUCKING USING A LOG OR pinched or hung in a log , don't try to force it SUPPORT STAND out . You can lose control of the saw resulfing • Remember your first cut is always on the in injury and / or damage tothe saw . Stop the compression side of the log . saw , drive a wedge of plastic or wood into the _ Refer to the illustrations below for your cut until the saw can be removed easily . Re - rst and second cut ) start the saw and carefully reenter the cut . To • Your first cut should extend 1 / 3 of the avoid kickback and chain damage , do not diameter of the log . use a metal wedge . Do not attempt to restart • Finish with your second cut . your saw when it is pinched or hung in a log . Use a wedge to remove pinched saw Using a log for support Turn saw OFF and use a plastic or wooden wedge to force cut open . Overcutting begins on the top side of the log with the bottom of the saw against the log . When overcu _ ting use light downward pres - sure . 12
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• Keep the tree between you and the chain . Cut from the side of the tree opposite the branch you are cutting . • Remove larger , supporting branches with the cutting techniques described in BUCK - ING WITHOUT A SUPPORT . • Always use an overcut to CL _ small end free - ly hanging limbs . Undercutting could cause limbs to fall and pinch the saw , PRUNING Using a support stand 2 nd Cut _ WARNING : Limit pruning to limbs / shoulder height or below . Do not CL _ if branches are higher than your shoulder . Get a professional to do the job . • Make your first cut 1 / 3of the way through the bottom of the limb . 1st Cut • Next make a 2rid cut all the way through the limb . Then cut a third overcut leaving ae . 1 to 2 inch collar from the truck of the tre 1st Cut _ Thi _ r _ dic Secondcut ' # r _ ' / t Collar titS / LIMBING AND PRUNING ' _ & ! l ' 4 " - - - First cut WARNING : Be alert for end guard against kickback . De not allow the moving Pruning technique chain to contact any other branches or objectsor at the nose of the guide bar when limbing pruning . Allowing such contact can result in serious injury . _ WARNING : Never dimb into a treeto limb or prune . Do not stand on ladders , plat - _ WARNING : Disconnect the spark forms , a log , or in any position which can cause fPolUgbefore performing maintenance except you to lose your balance or control of the saw . r carburetor adjustments . IMPORTANT POINTS We recommend all service and adjustments • Work slowly , keeping both hands firmly not listed in this manual be performed by an gripped on the saw , Maintain secure footing authorized or Master Service Dealer . and balance , • Watch OL _ for springpoles , Springpoles arew MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE small size limbs which can catch the sa Check : chain and whip toward you or pull you off bal - Fuel mixture level . . . . Before each use ance . Use extreme caution when cutting Bar lubrication . . . . . Before each use small size limbs or slender material . Chain tension . . . . . Before each use • Be alert for springback . Watch out for Before each usese Chain sharpness . . branches that are bent or under pressure , Before each u For damaged parts . Avoid being struck by the branch or theis Before each use For loose caps . . . saw when the tension in the wood fibers For loose fasteners . Before each use released . Before each use For loose parts . . . . • Keep a clear work area . Frequently clear Inspect and Clean : branches out of the way to avoid tripping Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Before each use over them . After each use Complete saw . . . . . LIMBING Air filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . Every 5 hours * • Always limb a tree after it is cut down . Only Chain brake . . . . . . . . Every 5 hours * then can limbing be done safely and prop - Spark arresting screen erly . and muffler . . . . . . . . . Every 25 hours * • Leave the larger limbs underneath the felled Replace spark plug , Yearly tree to support the tree as you work . Replace fuel filter . . , Yearly • Start at the base of the felled tree and work * Hours of Operation toward the top , cutting branches end limbs . Remove small limbs with one cut . 13
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AIR FILTER 2 . Remove the bolt cover . 3 . Loosen and remove the 2 muffler bolts . CAUTION : Do not clean filter in gasoline Remove the muffler , muffler gasket , out - or other flammable solvent to avoid creating let guide and backplate . Notice the ori - a fire hazard or producing harmful evapora - entation of these parts for reassembling . tive emissions . 4 . Locate the 2 outlet cover screws on the Cleaning the air filter : muffler . Loosen and remove both screws . A dirty air filter decreases engine perform - Remove the outlet cover . ance and increases fuel consumption and 5 . harmful emissions . Always clean after every Outlet Cover BACK VIEW OF 5 hours of operation . _ " MUFFLER 1 . Loosen 3 screws on cylinder cover . 2 . Remove cylinder cover . Muffler 3 . Remove air filter . 4 . Clean the air filter using hot soapy water . Screws Rinse with clean cool water . Air dry completely before reinstalling . Spark Arrestir 5 . Lightly oil air filter before installing to im - Screen prove the efficiency of air filter . Use 2 - cycle engine oil or motor oil ( SAE 30 ) . 6 . . Remove spark arresting screen . Squeeze excess oil from filter . 7 Clean the spark arresting screen with asa - 6 . Reinstall air filter . wire brush . Replace screen if any wiree 7 . Reinstall cylinder cover and 3 screws . are broken or screen is blocked after cl Tighten securely . ning . linder Cover 8 . . Reinstall spark arresting screen . Air Filter Screws 9 Reinstall outlet cover and 2screws . En - sure outlet cover and both screws are reinstalled correctly ( see illustrations ) to prevent damage to the saw . The ex - haust outlet must face the chain brake Cylinder ( bar side ) of the saw . Cover - _ . Outlet Cover Exhaust _ - _ . / o te , INSPECT MUFFLER AND SPARK ARRESTING SCREEN Exhaust Outlet must face chain _ WARNING : The muffler on this brake ( bar aide ) of chain saw product contains chemicals known to the 10 . Inspect the muffler gasket and replace if State of California to cause cancer . damaged . As the unit is used , carbon deposits build up 11 . Reinstall backplate , outlet guide , muffler on the muffler and spark arresting screen , gasket , and muffler using muffler bolts . and must be removed to avoid creating a fire Tighten until secure . hazard or affecting engine performance . 12 . Reinstall bolt cover and Iocknut . Tighten Replace the spark arresting screen if breaks securely . Occur . CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT CLEANING THE SPARK ARREST - ING SCREEN _ WARNING : The chain will be mov - Cleaning is required every 25 hours of op - ing during most of this procedure . Wear your eration or annually , whichever comes first . protective equipment and observe all safety precautions . The chain must not move at idle speed . _ Outlet The carburetor has been carefully set at the Guide factory . Adjustments may be necessary if you notice any of the following conditions : Muffler • Chain moves at idle . See IDLE SPEED - T adjusting procedure . • Saw will not idle . See IDLE SPEED - T ad - justing procedure . Backplate T " ( _ > . p / Bolts Idle Speed - T Muffler \ - . _ . Allow engine to idle . If the chain moves , idle is too fast . If the engine stalls , idle is too slow . Gasket BO , _ Co . _ e ' _ Adjust speed until engine runs without chain Locknut movement ( idle too fast ) or stalling ( idle too 1 . Loosen and remove the Iocknut from the slow ) . The idle speed screw is located in the bolt cover area above the primer bulb and is labeled T . 14
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1 . • Turn idle speed screw ( T ) clockwise to in - Loosen 3 screws on cylinder cover . 2 . crease engine speed . Remove the cylinder cover . 3 . • Turn idle speed screw ( T ) counterclock - Pull off the spark plug boot . 4 . wise to decrease engine speed . Remove spark plug from cylinder and discard . If you require further assistance or are unsure about performing this procedure , contact your Replace with Champion RCJ - 7Y spark authorized service dealer or cell plug and tighten securely with a 3 / 4 inch 1 - 800 - 554 - 6723 . socket wrench . Spark plug gap should be 0.025 inches . BAR MAINTENANCE Reinstall the spark plug boot . If your saw cuts to one side , has to be forced Reinstall the cylinder cover and 3 through the cut , or been run with an improper screws . Tighten securely . amount of bar lubrication it may be neces - _ / _ o Cylieder sary to service your bar . A worn bar will dam - Screw s _ . _ y , age your chain and make cutting difficult . ver Spark _ " _ _ After each use , ensure ON / STOP switch is Plug in the STOP position , then clean all sawdust from the guide bar and sprocket hole . To maintain guide bar : • Move ON / STOP switch to the STOP posi - Spark _ tion . Plug • Loosen and remove chain brake nuts and chain brake . Remove bar and chain from STORAGE saw , • Clean the oil holes and bar groove after _ WARNING : Stopengineaedallow each 5 hours of operation . to cool , and secure the unit before storing or transporting in a vehicle . Store unit and fuel Remove Sawdust From _ _ 1 _ in an area where fuel vapors cannot reach sparks or open flames from water heaters , electric motors or switches , furnaces , etc . Guide Bar Greo _ Store unit with all guards in place . Position so that any sharp object cannot accidentally _ - Oil Holes o o cause injury to passersby . Store the unit out of reach of children . • Before storing , drain all fuel from the unit . • Burring of guide bar rails is a normals Start engine and allow to run until it stops . process of rail wear . Remove these burr • Clean the unit before storing . Pay particu - with a fiat file . lar attention to the air intake area , keeping • When rail top is uneven , use a flat file to re - it free of debris . Use a mild detergent and store square edges and sides . sponge to clean the plastic surfaces . _ h _ File Rail Edges ' _ N N • Do not store the unit or fuel in a closed area and Sides I U I where fuel vapors can reach sparks or an open flame from hot water heaters , electric Square I motors or switches , furnaces , etc . Worn Groove Correct Groove • Store in a dry area out of the reach of chil - dren . Replace guide bar when the groove is worn , the guide bar is bent or cracked , or when exce - CAUTION : It is important to prevent gum ss heating or burring of the rails occurs . If re - deposits from forming in essential fuel system placement is necessary , use only the guide bar parts such as the carburetor , fuel filter , fuel specified for your saw in the repair parts list or hose , or fuel tank during storage . Alcohol on the decal located on the chain saw . blended fuels ( celled gasohol or using ethanols CHAIN SHARPENING or methanol ) can attract moisture which lead to fuel mixture separation and formation of Chain sharpening is a complicated task that acids during storage . Acidic gas can damage requires special tools . We recommended the engine . you refer chain sharpening to a professional chain sharpener . IGNITION TIMING Ignition timing is fixed and nonadjustable . NEED ASSISTANCE ? SPARK PLUG Call 1 - 800 - 554 - 6723 . The spark plug should be replaced each NEED SERVICE PART ? year to ensure the engine starts easier and runs better . Contact yourdealer or place of purchase . 15
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TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE WARNING : Always stop unit and disconnect spark plug before performing all of the recommended remedies below except remedies that require operation of the unit . TROUBLE CAUSE REMEDY Engine will not 1 . Ignition switch off . 1 . Move ignition switch to ON . start or will run 2 . Engine flooded . 2 . See " Difficult Starting " in only a few Operation Section . seconds after 3 . Fuel tank empty . 3 . Fill tank with correct fuel mixture . starting . 4 . Spark plug not firing . 4 . InstaU 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 . Engine will 1 . Idle speed requires 1 . See " Carburetor Adjustment " in the not idle adjustment . Service and Adjustments Section . properly . 2 . Carburetor requires 2 . Contact an authorized service dealer . adjustment . Engine will not 1 . Air filter dirty . 1 . Clean or replace air filter . accelerate , 2 . Spark plug fouled . 2 . Clean or replace plug and regap . lacks power , 3 . Chain brake engaged . 3 . Disengage chain brake . or dies under 4 . Carburetor requires 4 . Contact an authorized service dealer . a load . adjustment . Engine 1 . Too much oil mixed with 1 . Empty fuel tank and refill with smokes gasoline , correct fuel mixture . excessively . Chain moves 1 . Idle speed requires 1 . See " Carburetor Adjustment " in the at idle speed , adjustment . Service and Adjustments Section . 2 . Clutch requires repair . 2 . Contact an authorized service dealer . ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS , INC . , ty does not cover predelivery set - up , instal - warrants to the original purchaser that each lation of guide bar end chain , and normal ad - new Poulen brand gasoline chain saw is justments explained in the instruction free from defects in material and workman - manual such as carburetor adjustments and ship and agrees to repair or replace under chain tension adjustments . This warranty this warranty any defective gasoline chain does not cover transportation costs . saw as follows from the original date of pur - THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC chase . LEGAL RIGHTS , AND YOU MAY HAVE 1 YEAR - Parts end Labor , when used for OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM Household purposes . STATE TO STATE . 60 DAYS - Parts and Labor , when used for NO CLAIMS FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR Commercial , Professional , or Income Pro - OTHER DAMAGES WILL BE ALLOWED , ducing purposes . AND THERE ARE NO OTHER EXPRESSEX - 30 DAYS - Parts and Labor , if used for rental WARRANTIES EXCEPT THOSE PRESSLY STIPULATED HEREIN . purposes . This warranty is not transferable and does SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITA - not cover damage or liability caused by im - TIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WAR - proper handling , improper maintenance , or RANTY LASTS OR THE EXCLUSION OR the use of accessories and / or attachments LIMITATIONS OF INCIDENTAL OR CON - not specifically recommended by ELEC - SEQUENTIAL DAMAGES , SO THE TROLUX HOME PRODUCTS , INC . , for this ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION chain saw . Additionally , this warranty does MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU . not cover damage caused by improper han - The policy of ELEOTROLUX HOME PRO - dling , improper maintenance , or if the sew is DUCTS , INC . , is to continuously improve Eits altered in any way which in our judgement af - products . Therefore , ELECTROLUX HOM fects its condition or operation . This warranty PRODUCTS , INC . , reserves the right to does not cover tune - up , spark plugs , filters , change , modify , or discontinue models , de - starter ropes , starter springs , chain sharpen - signs , specifications , and accessories of ell ing , bars , chains , and other parts which wear products at any time without notice or obliga - and require replacement with reasonable tion to any purchaser . use during the warranty pedod . This warran - 16
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YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND OBLIGA - warranty shall be for a period of two years from TIONS : The U . S . Environmental Protection the initial date of purchase . WHAT IS COV - ERED : REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF Agency , California Air Resources Board , Envi - ronment Canada and ELECTROLUX HOME PARTS . Repair or replacement of any war - PRODUCTS , INC . , are pleased to explain the ranted part will be performed at no charge to emissions control system warranty on your the owner at an approved ELECTROLUX year 2002 - 2004 small off - roed engine . In Cali - HOME PRODUCTS , INC . , servicing center . If fornia , all new small off - road engines must be you have any questions regarding your war - designed , built , and equipped to meet the rarity dghts and responsibilities , you should State's stringent anti - smog standards . ELEC - contact your nearest authorized service center TROLUX HOME PRODUCTS , INC . , must or call ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS , warrant the emission control system on your INC . , at 1 - 800 - 554 - 6723 . WARRANTY PE - small off - road engine for the periods of time RIOD : Any warranted part which is not sched - listed below provided there has been no abuse , uled for replacement as required maintenance , neglect , or improper maintenance of your small or which is scheduled only for regular inspec - off - road engine engine . Your emission control tion to the effect of " repair or replace as neces - system includes parts such as the carburetor sary " shall be warranted for 2 years . Any war - and the ignition system . Where a warrantable ranted part which is scheduled for replacement condition exists , ELECTROLUX HOME as required maintenance shall be warranted for PRODUCTS , INC . , will repair your small off - the pedod of time up to the first scheduled re - road engine engine at no cost to you . Ex - placement point for that part . DIAGNOSIS : The owner shall not be charged for tdiagnostic penses covered under warranty include diag - labor which leads to the determination tha a nosis , parts and labor . MANUFACTURER S WARRANTY COVERAGE : If any emissions warrantedpart is defective if the diagnostic related part on your engine ( as listed under work is performed at an approved ELECTRO - Emissions Control Warranty Parts List ) is de - LUX HOME PRODUCTS , INC . , Sservicing : fective or a defect in the materials or workman - center . CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS , INC . , ship of the engine causes the failure of such an emission related part , the part will be repaired may be liable for damages to other aenginer - or replaced by ELECTROLUX HOME PROD - components caused by the failure of a w UCTS , INC . OWNER'S WARRANTY RE - ranted part still under warranty . WHAT IS NOT SPONSIBILITIES : AS the small off - road en - COVERED : All failures caused by abuse , ne - gine engine owner , you are responsible for the glect , or improper maintenance are not cov - ered . ADD - ON OR MODIFIED PARTS : The performance of the required maintenance listed in your instruction manual . ELECTRO - use of add - on or modified parts can be LUX HOME PRODUCTS , INC . , recommends grounds for disallowing a warranty claim . ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS , INC . , is that you retain all receipts covering mainte - nance on your small off - roed engine , but not liable to cover failures of warranted partss . ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS , INC . , caused by the use of edd - on or modified part cannot deny warranty solely for the lack of re - HOW TO FILE A CLAIM : If you have any ceipts or for your failure to ensure the perfor - questions regarding your warranty rights and mance of all scheduled maintenance . As the responsibilities , you should contact your near - est authorized service center or cell ELEC - small off - road engine engine owner , youE should be aware that ELECTROLUX HOM TROLUX HOME PRODUCTS , INC . , at 1 - 800 - 554 - 6723 . WHERE TO GET WAR - PRODUCTS , INC . , may deny you warranty coverage if your small off - toed engine engine RANTY SERVICE : Warranty services or re - or a part of it has failed due to abuse , neglect , pairs shall be provided at all ELECTROLUXrs . HOME PRODUCTS , INC . , service cente improper maintenance , uoapproved modifica - tions , or the use of parts not made or approved Call : 1 - 800 - 554 - 6723 MAINTENANCE , RE - PLACEMENT AND REPAIR OF EMISSION by the original equipment manufacturer . You are responsible for presenting your small off - RELATED PARTS : Any ELECTROLUX road engine to an ELECTROLUX HOME HOME PRODUCTS , INC . , approved replace - PRODUCTS , INC . , aL _ hedzed repair center as ment part used in the performance of any war - soon as a problem exists . Warranty repairs ranty maintenance or repair on emission re - should be completed in a reasonable amount lated parts will be provided without charge to of time , not to exceed 30 days . If you have any the owner if the part is under warranty . EMIS - SION CONTROL WARRANTY PARTS LIST : questions regarding your warranty dghts and responsibilities , you should contact your near - Carburetor , Ignition System : Spark Plug cow est a _ hedzed service center or call ELEC - ersd up to maintenance schedule ) , EIgnition - TROLUX HOME PRODUCTS , INC . , at Module , Muffler includieg catalyst . MAINT 1 - 800 - 554 - 6723 . WARRANTY COM - NANCE STATEMENT : The owner is responsi - MENCEMENT DATE : The warranty peded ble for the performance of all required mainte - nance as defined in the instruction manual . begins on the date the small off - road engine is purchased . LENGTH OF COVERAGE : This 17
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The information on the product label indicates which standard your engine is certified . Example : ( Year ) EPA Phase 1 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 ) 18
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