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Poulan PPloerafsaevodro , nnootdreevtuurenlvauneitl taopareratatoilearl . lugar de compra . Veuillez ne pae retourner I'outil au d _ , taillant . • 1 - 800 - 554 - 6723 www . poulan . com Instruction Manual Manual de Instrucciones Manuel d'lnstructions 1950 / 2025 / 2050 / 2075 / 2150 2155 / 2175 / 2350 / 2375 / 2150PR For Occasional Use Only c ( YL ) us ' V " WARNING : & Read and followall Safety Rules and Operating Instructionsbefore usingthis product . Failure to do so can result in seriousinjury . ADVERTENCIA : Lea el manual de instruccionesy siga todas las advertencias e en - strucciones de seguridad , El no hacedo puede resultaren lesiones graves . AVERTIS SEMENT : Ure le manuel d'instructions et bien respecter tous lee avertisse - merits et toutes lee instructionsde s6curit6 . Toutd6faut de le faire pourrait entraTnerdes blessuresgraves . ElectroluxHomeProductsI , nc . ElectroluxCanadaCorporation 250 BobbyJonesExpressway 6150McLaughlinRoad32 Augusta , GA30907 MississaugaO , ntarioL5R4 ( [ _ Fmm _ ne _ C _ p , The woHd's No . l choice , r , m _ Hiw _ _ D of _ Tnoo _ mxNCfS ¢ ov _ o Copyright @ 2002 Electrolux Home PrOduCts , Inc , 530163151 5 / 8 ] 02
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WARNING ! " _ is chain Read and understand the saw can be dangerous ! Care - instruction manual before lessor improperuse cancause using the chain saw . serous or even fetal injury . Always wear appropriate ear protection , eye protectionand head protection . Always use two hands when operating the chain saw . WARNINGI Contacting the guide bar tip with any objectto should be avoided ; tip contact may cause the guide bar I move suddenly upward and backward which may cause se - nous injury . Measured maximum kickback value without chain brake forthe bar and chain combination on the label . Hearing Safety Hat ' _ k WARNING : Always disconnect Protection _ I " _ Eye spark plugwire and place wire where itcan - " ' _ _ l = _ " Protection not contact spark plug to prevent daccidentel - Snug star _ ing when setting up , transporting , a usting or making repairs except carburetor Heavy Duty ad ustments . Clothing Gloves Because a chain saw is a high - speed wood - cutting tool , special safety precautions must . be observed to reduce the riskof accidents Careless or = mproper use of this tool can Safety Safety Chaps cause senous Injury . Shoes PLAN AHEAD • Read this manual carefully until you COm - pletely understandand can fallow all safetyc - rules , precautions , and operating instru tions beforeattemptingto use the unit . • Restrictthe use ofyour saw to adult users who understand and can follow usafetyc - • Keep all parts of your body away from the rules , precautions , and operating instr • 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 ( 10meters ) away fromple toed safety footwear with non - slip soles ; the work area . Do not allow other peo snug - fitting clothing ; heavy - duty , non - slip or animals to be near the chain saw when gloves ; eye protection such as non - fog - stewing or operating the chain saw . ging , vented goggles or face screen ; anri - • Do not handleor operatea chainsawwhen approved safety hardhat ; and sound bar you are fatigued , ill , or upset , or if you haveun - ers ( ear plugs or mufflers to protect your taken alcohol , drugs , or medication . Yoe hearing . Regular users should have hear - must be ingoodphysicalconditionand m ing checked regulatiy as chain saw vnoisee tally alert . Chain saw work is strenuous . ] f can damage hearing . Secure hair abo you have anyconditionthat mightbe aggra - shoulder length . vated by strenuous work , check with your doctor beforeoperating a chain saw . 2
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• Carefully plan yoursawing operation inad - marked container for all fuel purposes . vance . Do not startcutting until you have a Wipe up all fuel spills before starting saw . clear work area , secure foefing , and . ifyou • Move at least t0 feet ( 3 meters ) from fuel - are fe ng trees , a planned retreat path 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 , • Donot operate a chain sawwith one hand . straw , paper , etc . Slowly remove fuel cap Serious injuryto the operator , helpers , by - and refuel unit . standers or any combination of these per - • Store the unitand fuel inan area where fuel sons may result from one - handed opera - vapors cannot reach sparks or openors tion . A chain saw is intended for flames from water heaters , electric mot two - handed use . or switches , furnaces , etc . • Operate the chain saw only in a well - venti - lated outdoor area . KICKBACK • Do not operate saw from a ladder or in a _ ] I = WARNING : Avoid kickback which tree . • Make sure the chain will not make contact can result in sedous injury . Kickback is othen backward , upward or sudden forward moti with any object while starting the engine . 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 barcon - • 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 inthe cut . Contacting a foreign ob - pleted . ject in the wood can also result in loss of chain saw control . • Stop the engine before setting the saw down . • Rotational Kickback can occurwhen the • Do not operate a chain saw that is dam - moving chain contacts an ob ect at the up - aged , impropedy adjusted , or not com - per tip of the gu de bar . Th s contact can pletely and securely assembled . Alwaysind , cause the chain to di _ into the object , reptace bar , chain , hand guard or chae which stops the chain for an instant . The brake mmediately ifit becomes damag result is a _ ightnin _ l fast , reverse reactiono - broken or is otherwise removed . which kicks the guide bar up and back t • With the engine stopped , hand carry the ward the operator . chain saw with the muffler away from youred . • Pinch - Kickback can occur when the the body , and the guide bar and chain to thr wood closes in and pinches the hmovinge rear , preferably covered with a scabba saw chain in the cut along the top of t MAINTAIN YOUR SAW IN GOOD guide bar and the saw chain is hhsuddenlyeine stopped . This sudden stopping of htat WORKING ORDER cbaJn results in a reversal of the cs • Have all chain saw service performed by aonc - force used to cut wood and cause qualified service dealer with the sexceptie sawto movein the oppositedirection ofthe of the items listed inthe maintenance chain rotation . The saw is driven straight tionofthismanual . Forexample ifimprop - back toward the operator . er too s are used to remove or hold the fly - • Pull - In can occur when the moving chainhe wheel when servicing the clutch , structural contactsa foreign object in the wood in t damage to the flywheel can occur and cutalong the bottom ofthe guide bar and the • cause the flywheel to burst . sawchainis suddenlystopped . This suddeny Make certain the saw chain stops moving stopping pulls the saw forward and awa when the throffie td _ leer is released . For correction , refer to - _ ARBURETOR AD - fromthe operatorand couldeasily cause the operatorto lose controlof 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 of oil or fuel mixture . structions that can cause material to pinch 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 tilghtened . • Do not twist the saw as the par 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 cuffing with the engine ef full • DO not smoke while handling fuel or while speed and the saw housingagainst 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 couldcause sparks . Allow en - gilne 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 3
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Avoid Obstructions Elbow locked C _ ar The Workir , _ j Area REDUCE THE CHANCE OF KICKBACK Thumb on underside of • Recognize that kickback can happen , handlebar With a basic understanding of kickback , you can reduce the element of surprise which contributes to accidents . • Keep a good , firmgrip on the saw with nbothd hands when the engine } s running a iect at the tip of the guide bar . don't _ etgo . Afirmgripviii help yo _ reducew . i Never let the moving chain contact anyob - Keep the working area free from obstruc - kickback and maintain control of the sa tions such as other trees , branches , rocks , Keep the fingers of your left hand encir - fences , stumps , etc . Eliminate or avoid cling and your left thumb under the mfront - any obstruction that your saw chain could handlebar . Keep your right hand ecother hit while you are cutting . When cutting a pletely around the rear handle wh branch , do not let the guide bar contact yourate right handed or left handed . Keep branch or other objects around it . your left arm straight with the elbow locked . • Keep your saw chain sharp and properly tensioned . A loose or dult chBm can m - • Position _ / our _ efthand on % hefront handle - crease the chance of kickback occurring . bar so it is in a straight linewith your right Follow manufacturer's chain sharpening hand on the rear handle when makin g and maintenance instructions . Check ten - bucking cuts . Never reverse right and left sion at regular intervals with the engine • hand positionsfor any type of cutting . stopped , never with the engine running . Stand with yourweight evenly balanced on Make sure the chain brake nuts are se - both feet . curelytigl _ ened after tensioning the chain . • Stand slightlyto the left side of the saw to • Begin and continue cuttingat full speed . If keep your body from being in a direct line the chain _ s moving at a s { ower speed , with the cu ' _ og chain . there isgreater chance of kickback occur - • Do not overreach . You could be drawn hore thrown off balance and lose control of t ring . • Cut one log at a time . saw . • Use extreme caution when re - entering a • Do not cut aboveshoulder height , itis diffi - revJous cut . cult to maintain control of saw above • bo not attempt cuts starting with the tip of shoulder height . KICKBACK SAFETY FEATURES • the bar plunge cuts ) . Watch for shifting ogs or other forces that could close a cut and pinch or felt ir _ to / lk WARNING : Thefotlowiofgeatures chain , are included on your saw to help reduce thes • Use the Reduced - Kickback Guide Bar haTard of kickback ; however , such feature and Low - Kickback Chain specified for will not totally eliminate this danger . As ae - your saw . chain saw user , do not rely onhJonsafety dau - MAINTAIN CONTROL vices . You must follow all safety prec tions , instructions , and maintenance in this manual to help avoid kickback and other Stand to the forces which can resultin sedous injury . Reduced - Kickback Guide Bar , designed with a small radius tip which reduces the _ eft of the _ _ Thumb on size of the kickback danger zone on thear bar tip . A Reduced - Kickback Guide B underside of has been demonstrated to significantly re - handlebar duce the number and seriousness of kick - backs when tested in accordance with Never reverse _ 1 _ safety requirements for gasoline powered hand positions chain saws as set by ANSI B175 . 1 . 4
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Reduce _ Kickback Symmetrical Guide Bar can be caused by allowing contact of the bart . tip in the danger zone with any hard objec Kickback canalso be caused by hpinchingtheis sawchain along the top of the guide bar . T _ atl Radius Tip action may push the gluida bar rapidly backts toward the operator . Either of these even may cause you to lose control of the OsawenEU which could result in serious lo'ulurv ( YTorevH death . DO NOT RELY UPON ANY'OF . Symmetrical G = de Bar t _ DEVICES BUILT INTO YOUR SAW SHOULD USE THE SAW PROPERLY RANDe - CAREFULLY TO AVOID KICKBACK . { duced - kickback guide bars and low - kick - Large Radius Tip back saw chains reduce the chance andm - • Low - Kickback Chain , designed with a magnitude of kickback and are reco contoured depth gauge and guard link mended . Your saw has a low kickback chain which deflect kickback force and allow and bar as original equipment . Repairs on a wood to gradually ride into the cutter . Low - chain brake should be made by an autho - Kickback Chain has met kickback per - rized servicleg dealer . Take your unit to ther - formance requirements when tested on a place of purchase if purchased from a zseed representative sample of chain saws be - vicing dealer , or to the nearest authori master service dealer . low 3.8 cubic inch displacement specified inANSI B175 . 1 . • 33pcontact in somecases may cause a light - Comcured Depth Gauge ning fast reverse REACTION , kicking guide bar up and back toward operator . • Pinching the saw chain afon9 the top of thely guide bar may push the guide bar rapid _ _ DeEflloencgtsated Guard Unk back toward the operator . Ckba _ k form Low - _ 3c _ baCk • Either of these reactions may cause you to and allows wood lose controlof the saw which could result in Chain to graduaJly ride into cutter seltous injury . Do not rely exclusivelyupon devices built into your saw , _ ' WARNING : Computed kickback _ Can Ob6tr _ Matari _ d angle ( CKA ) listedonyoursawand listedinthe Not a Low - : _ ¢ kback Chain CKA tablebelow represents angle of kickback your bar and chain combin _ ions will have • Front Hand Guard , das _ Jned to reduce the when tested in accordance with CSA Cana - chanceof yourlefthand contactingthe chain dian Standards Associaton and ANSI stan - • if your hand slipsoff the front handlebar . dards . When purchasingreplacement bar andhe Position of front and rear handlebars , de - chain , consideraltonsshould be given to t signed with distance between handles and lower CKA vaJues . Lower CKA values repre - " in - line " with each other . The spread and sent saferangles to the user , highervalues in - " in - lice " position of the hands provided by dicate more angle and higherkick energies . this design work together to gwe balance Computed angles represented indicate tutal and resistance in controlling the pivot of - energy and angleassociatedwithoutactivationd the saw back toward the operator if kick of the chain brake dudng kickback . Activate back OCcurs . angle representschain stopping time relativeto CHAIN BRAKE AND CKA ANGLE activation angle of chain break and resulting • Chain Brake , designed to stop the chain in kickangle of saw . In all cases lowerCKA val - the event of kickback . ues represent a safer operating environment for the user . _ kWARNING : WE DO NOT REP - The following guide bar and chain combina - RESENT AND YOU SHOULD NOT AS - itonsmeet kickbackreq = uirementosf CSA SUME THAT THE CHAIN BRAKE WILLA StandardsZ62 . 1 , Z62.3 , & ANSI B175 . 1when PROTECT YOU IN THE EVENT OF usedonsaws listeidnthismanual . Use ofbar and chaincombinaltonostherthanthoselisted KICKBACK . Kickback is a lightnir _ fast ac - tion which throws the bar and rotating chain isnotrecommended and may notmeet the back and up toward the operator . Kickback CKA requirements per standard . Computed kickback angle ( CKA ) Table BAR MODEL PIN Length CHAIN P / N CKAwithoutchain brake 1950 / 2050 952044368 14 " 952051209 24 ° 2025 / 2075 / 952044370 16 " 952051211 19 ° 2150 / 2150PR 2155 / 2175 / 952044419 15 " 952051338 14 ° 2350 / 2375 5
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NOTE : If this saw is to be used for com - The chainis sharpand can cut you even when it is not moving ! mercial logging , a chain brake is required and shall not be removed or otherwise dis - 1 . Loosen and remove the chain brake nuts and the chain brake from the saw . abled to complywith Federal OSHA Regula - tions for Commercial Logging . 2 . Remove the plastic shipping spacer ( if present ) . SAFErY NOTICE : Exposure to vibrations Location of shipping spacer through prolonged use of gasoline powered hand tools could cause bloodvessel or nerve damage in the fingers , hands , and oints ofr people prone to circuaton dsorders o abnon'naJswellings . Prolonged use in coldel weather has been linked to blood vess damage in otherwise healthy people . If _ O symptoms occur such as numbness , pain , lossof strength , change inskincolorortexture , or loss of feeling inthe fingers , hands , orjoints , discontinue the use of this tool and seek Ch Nuts medical attention . An anti - vibration systemse does not gtuarantee the avoidance of the problems . Users who operate power tools on j chnB a continual and regular basis must emonitor Bar Tool closely their physical condition and th conditionof thistool . 3 . An adjustingpin and screw is usedto ad - SPEClAL NOTICE : Yoursaw isequipped just the tension of the chain . It is very im - with atemperature limiting muffler and spark psrtant when assembling the bar , that nthes arresting screen which meets thendof pin located on the ad'ustingasl _ crew alig requirements of California Codes 4442 aes intoa hale inthe bar . Turning the screwwille 4443 . All U . S . forest land and the stat move the adjustment pin up and downth California , Idaho , Maine , Minnesota , New screw . Locate this adjustment before woue Jersey , Oregon , and Washington require by begin mounting the bar ontothe saw . _ e illustrationbelow . law that many internal combustion enginesn . to beequipped with a spark arresting screecale Ifyou operate a chain saw ina state or lo Inside view of where such regulations exist , you are legally responsible for maintaining the operatingisE condition of these parts . Failure to do soIC / 4 C _ aln Brake a violation of the law . Refer to the SERV section for maintenance of the spark arresting screen . Adjustment located on Chain Brake Failure tofollow all Safety Rules and Precau - 4 . Turn the ed usting screw by hand coun - tions can resultinserious injury . If situationsl , terclockwise until the adjusting pin juste occur which are not covered in this manua touches the stop . This should allow th use care and good judgement . If you needce pin to be near the correct position . assistance , contact your authorized servi 5 . Slide guide bar behind clutch drum until dealer or call t - 800 - 554 - 6723 . guide bar stops against clutch drum STANDARDS : 1his saw is listedby Under - sprocket . writer'sLaboratohas , Inc . , in accordance with : ANSI B175 . 1 - 2000 American National Standards for Gasoline - Powered Chain Saws - Safety Requirements CSA Z62 . 1 = 1995 Chain Saws - Occupa - tional Health and Safety CSA Z62 . 3 - 1996 Chain Saw Kickback Oc - cupational Health and Safety 6 . Carefully remove the chain fromthe pack - a _ _ _ Hold chain with the drive links as sEown _ _ Tip of Protentive gloves ( not provided ) should be Bar worn during assembly . A'I - FACHING THE BAR & CHAIN ( If not already attached ) _ I'WARNING : If received assembled , repeat all steps to ensure yoursew is properly 3UTrERS MUST FACE IN assembledand all fasteners are secure . Al - DIIRECTION OF ROTATION ways wear gloves when handling the chain .
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Cutters Depth Gauge Checking the tension : Use the screwdriverend of the chain adjust - ment tool bar tool ) to move the ochainaroundo the bar . fthe chain does not rotate , it ist tight . Iftoo loose , the chainwillsag below the bar . Drive Unks Chain Ad ustment Chain Brake Nuts Too Bar Tool ) Place chain onto the sorocket 7 . Place chain over and behind clutch etitlingt . Adjusting the tension : the drive nks n the dutch drum sprockthe 8 . Fit bottom of drive links between Chain tension is very important . Chain teeth in the sprocket in the nose of the stretches during use . This is especially true uide bar . q during the firstfew times you use your saw . 9 . f : d chain ddve links into bar groove . Always check chain tension each time you use and refuel your saw . 10 . Pull guide bar forward until chain is vsnuge in guide bar groove . Ensure all dri You can adjust the chain tension by loosen - links are inthe bar groove . ingthe chain brake nuts and turningthe ad - justing screw 1 / 4 of a turn while lifting up on NOTE : CHAIN BRAKE MUST BE the bar . DISENGAGED BEFORE INSTALLA - • If chain istootight , turn ed usting screw 1 / 4 " lION ON THE SAW . TO DISENGAGE turn counterclockwse . CHAIN BRAKE , PULL THE FRONTHE • If chain is too loose , turn adjusting screw HAND GUARD BACK TOWARD T 1 / 4 turn clockwise . REAR OF THE CHAIN BRAKE AS FAR AS POSSIBLE ( SEE ILLUSTRA - TION ) , / / DISENGAGED Front Hand Guard / / Chain Brake Nuts Guide Bar ENGAGED Adjusting Screw - 1 / 4 Turn Chain Brake • Lift up the tip of the bar and securely tight - en the chain brake nuts with the bar tool , 11 . Now , installchain brake making surethe • Recheck chain tension . adustingj pin is positioned in the lower hole in the guide bar . Remember this pin moves the bar forward and backward as Chain Brake the screw is turned . 12 . Install chainbrake nuts and fingerf _ ghtan only . Once the chain is tensioned you will need to tighten chain brake nuts . Nuts CHAIN TENSION ( Including units with chain already installed ) NOTE : When adjusting chain tension , make sure the chain brake nuts are fingerin tight only . Attempting to tension the cha _ kWARNING : If the saw is operated when the chain brake nuts are tight can with a loose chain , the chain could jump off cause damage . the guide bar and result in serious injury . 7
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KNOWYOURCHAINSAW READ THIS iNSTRUCTION MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR CHAIN SAW . Compare the illustrations with your unit to familiarize yourself with the location of the various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . Chain Front Hand Guard _ - _ ' _ / / Front Handle Adjustment Tool Starter Rope ( Bar Tool ) J / Ow . : oP Chain Muffler Bulb z _ Oil Fill Cap Housing Fuel Mix Fill Cap Cylinder Cover Fast Idle Chain Lockout Directionel Rear of Trav Handle Throttle Choke Sprocket Trigger Knob Chain Chain Nuts Brake Catcher Hole ON / STOP SWITCH PRIMER BULB The ON / STOP SWITCH is used to stop the The PRIMER BULB circulatesfuel to the car - engine . buretorto providequickerstarling . THROTTLE TRIGGER CHAIN BRAKE The THROTFLE TRIGGER controls engine The CHAIN BRAKE is a device designed to speed . stop the chain it kickback occurs . The chain THROTTLE LOCK - OUT brake activates automatically in the eve _ of The THROTTLE LOCK - OUT must he kickback . The chain brake activates manuallye if the front hand guard is pushed forward . Th Wessed before you can squeeze the throttlei - trigger . This feature prevents you from acc chain brake is disengaged by pullingthe frontr hand guard back towardthe front handleas fa dentally squeezingthe thgger . as passible . FAST IDLE LOCK CHAIN TENSION The FAST IDLE LOCK holdsthe thm _ e ltriggered it isnormalfor a newchainto stretchdurinclfirst in the starting position . Activste the fast aidn lock by pressing the throttle lockout 30 minutes of operation . You should c ' _ eckN your chain tension frequently . See CHAI squeezing the throttle thgger . Wifh the throttlee - TENSION underthe ASSEMBLY section . triggersqueezed , pressthe fast idle lock . R lease the throttlelockoutand I _ Jger whilehold - / k WARNING : Muffler is very hot dur - ing the fast idle lock button . CHOKE KNOB ing and after use . Co not touchthe muffler or allow combustible material such as dry The CHOKE KNOB activates the choke to grass or fuel to do so . provideadditional fuelto the engineduringcold staring . 8
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_ kWARNING : The chain must not _ kWARNING : Remove fuel capslowly move when the engine runsat idle speed . If - when refueling , the chain moves at idle s ; beeedrefer to CARhishot FUELING ENGINE BURETOR ADJUSTMENT within tA manual . Avoid contact with the muffler . This engine is certified to operate on un - leaded gasoline , Before operation , gasoline muffler can cause serious burns . must be mixed with a good quality synthetic To stop the en _ the move the ON / STOP 2 - cycle air - cooled engine oil designed to beer switch to the STOP position . mixed at a ratio of 40 : 1 . Poular _ eed Eat To start the engine hold the saw firmly on brand synthetic oil is recommended . Mixtio1 the ground as illustrated . Make sure theny gasoline and oilat a ratioof 40 : 1 . A 40 : 1 irath chain is free to turn without contacting a is obtained by mixing 3,2 ounces ofoil w obiect . gallon of unleaded gasoline . Included with Use only 15 " - 18 " of rope per pull . this saw is a 3.2 ounce container of oil Pour Hold saw firmly while pulling starter rope the entire contents of this container into 1 Starter rope handle gallon of gasoline to achieve the proper fuel mixture . Left hand DO NOT USE automotiveoilor boat oil . These on front oils will cause engine damage . When mixing handle fuel , follow instructionsprinted on container . Once oilis added to gasoline , shake containerh - momentarily to assure thatthe fuel isthoroug ly m ) xed . AIwayo read and fo _ towthe tsafety . rules relatingto fuel before fueling youruni but through rear handle BAR AND CHAIN LUBRICATION IMPORTANT POINTS TO REMEMBER The bar and chain require continuous lubri - When pulling the starter rope , do not usethehe cation . Lubrication is provided by the auto - full extent of the rope as this can cause t metic oiler system when the oil tank is kept rope to break . Do nut let starter rope snapre - filled . Lack of oil willquickly ruin the bar and chain . Too little oil will cause overheatin beck . Hold the handle and let the rope l qd7 wind slowly . shown bysmoke coming from the chain an or discoloration of the bar . NOTE : Do not attempt to cut material with In freezing weather oi _ willthicken , making it the fast idle lock button inthe _ ockedpc , s'Kion . necessary to thin bar and chain oil with aore STARTING A COLD ENGINE ( or small amount ( 5to 10 % ) of # 1 Diesel Fuelre warm engine after running out of kerosene . Bar and chain oil must be f fuel ) flowing for the oil systemto pumpenough oil ON / STOP SWITCH for adequate lubrication . ( SIDE VIEW ) Genuine Poulan ® bar and chainoil is recom - mended to protect your unit against exces - sive wear from heat and friction . Poulan ® oil resists high temperature thinning . If Pou - STOP lan ® barandchainoilisnotavailable , usea good grade SAE 30 oil . • Never usewaste oil forbar and chain lubd - 1 . Move ON / STOP switch to the ON posi - cation . tion . • Always stop the engine before removing 2 , Pull ohoke knob out to the full extent . the oll cap . 3 , Slowly press primer bulb 6 times . IMPORTANT 4 . Squeeze and hold throttle tdgger . Withe - thumb ress fast idle lock down ; then r Expedence indicates that alcohol - blended lease t _ rottle trigger . fuels ( called gasohol or using ethanol ors methanol ) can attract moisture which lead Fast idle lock button _ . _ Z _ to separation and formation of acids dudngel storage . Acidic gas can damage the fu ThT _ tle _ I lock - out system of an engine while in storage . Tom30 avoid engine problems , the fuel syste should be emptied before storage for Throffie _ _ _ _ _ Choke knob days or longer . Drain the gas tank , start the trigger engine and let it run until the fuel lines andxt carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel ne 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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NOTE : Ifthe engine sounds as if it is try - back toward the front handle as far as ing to start before the 5th poll , stop pulling possible . • When cuttingwith the saw , the chain brake and immediately proceed to the next step . must be disengaged . 6 . Push the choke knob in completely ( to the OFF position ) ; pull the starter rope Disengaged ' _ until the engine starts . CHOKE _ ' ; Engaged _ J Braking function control Choke knob OFF FULL CAUTION : The chain brake must be 7 . Aliowtheengline to run for approximately checked several times daily . The engine 5 seconds . Then , squeeze and releasento must be running when performing this proce - throttle trigger to aUow engine to retur dure . This isthe only instance when the sawen - idle speed . should be placed on the ground with the STARTING A WARM ENGINE : gine running . 1 . Move ON / STOP switch to the ON pesi - Place the saw on firm ground . Grip the nrear - ben . haed ] e with your dght hand and the front ha 2 . Push the choke knob in completely ( to dle with your left hand . Apply full throttle bye fully depressing the throttletrigger . Activat the OFF position ) . 3 , Slowly press primer bulb 6times . the chain brake by turning your left wdst 4 . Squeeze and hold throttle trigger . With against the hand guard without releasing your grip around the front handle . The chain thumb ress fast idle lock down ; then re - lease _ rottle trigger . should stop immediately . S . Sharply pull the starter rope with your Inertia activating function control right hand until the engine starts . 6 . Squeeze and release throttle trigger to _ JkWARNING : When performing the allow en ) nginteo 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 righthand andhe The engine may be flooded with too much the front haod } e with your left hand . Holdt fuel if it has not started after 10 pulls . chain saw approximately 14 " 35 cm above a . stump or other wooden surface . _ elease Flooded engines can be cleared of excess your grip on the front handle and use the fuel by following the warm engine Nstarting / procedure listed above . Insure the O weight of the saw to let the top of the guidep . STOP switch is in the ON position . bar fall forward and contact the stum , When the tip of the bar hits the stump the Starting could require pulling the starter rope brake should activate . handle manytimes dependin _ on how badly the unit is flooded . Ifengine falls to start , lrefer to the TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE or cal 1 - 800 - 554 - 672S . CHAIN BRAKE IMPORTANT POINTS • Check chain tension before first use andN _ i = WARNING : If the brake band is after 1 minute of operation . See CHAI worn too thin it may break when the chaind , TENSION inthe ASSEMBLY section . brake is triggered . With a broken brake ban • Cut wood only . Do not cut metal , plastics , the chain brake will not stop the chain . The masonry , non - wood building matedals , etc . chain brake should be replaced byan autho - • Stop the saw if the chain strikes a rforeigne - rized service dealer if any part is worn to less object . Inspect the saw and repair or than 0.020 " 0.5 mm ) thick . Repairs on ao - place parts as necessary . chain brake shoud be made by an auththe • Keespthechainoutofdirtandsand . Evena rized service dealer , Take your unit to small amountof 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 cuttingafew smalr logs using uthes - master service dealer . following techniques to get the " feel " of • 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 aJlow • The inertia - activated chain brake is the engine to reach full speed before activated ff the front hand guard is pushed cutting . forward , effher 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 en - d sengaged by pullingthe front hand guard tire time you are cutting . 10
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Allow the chain to cut for you . Exert FELLING LARGE TREES only light downward pressure . If you ( 6 inches in diameter or larger ) force the cut , damage to the bar , The notch method is used to fell large trees . chain , or engine can result . A notch iscut on the side of the tree in the de - Release the throttle triggEear s soon as sired direction of fall . After a felling cut is the cut is completed , allowing the en - made on the opposite side of tree , the tree gine to idle . If you run the saw at full will tend to fall into the notch . throttle without a cutting load , unnec - NOTE : If the tree has large buttress roots , essary wear can occur to the chain , remove them before making the notch . If us - bar , and engine . ing saw to remove buttress roots , keep sawull - To avoid losing control when cut is chainfrom contacting groundto prevent d complete , do not put pressure on saw ing of the chain . at end of cut . • Stop the engine before setting the saw NOTCH CUT AND FELLING THE down after cutting . TREE TREE FELLING TECHNIQUES • Make notch cut by cutting the to ) pof the notch first . Cut through 1 / 3of the diametert - _ WARNING : Check for broken or ofthe tree . Next complete the notchbycu dead branches which can felt white cutting ting the bottom of the notch . See iltustra - ban . Once the notch is cut remove the causing sedous injury . Do not cut near build - notch of wood from the tree . ingsor electdcal wires ifyou do not know theou direction oftree fall , nor cut at nightsincey Final ( felling ) cut here . 2 in - will not be ale to see well , nor during bads , ches above center of notch . weather such as rain , snow , or strongwind etc . Ifthe tree makes contact with any utilityed line , the utility company should be notifi immediately . • Carefully planyour sawingoperation inad - ! . . . . i vance . Notch " _ . • Clear the workarea . You need a cleararea all around the tree so you can have secure footinlq . . • The c _ ain saw operator should keep onis the uphill side of the terrain as the tree likelyto roll or slide downhill after itisfelled . • Study the natural conditionsthat cancause the tree to fall in a particulardirection . Natural conditions that can cause a tree to • After removing the wood from the notch , make the felling cut on the opposite side of fall in a particular direction include : the notch . This is done by making a cutoft • The wind direction and speed . about two incheshigher than the canterncu The lean of the tree . The lean of a tree the notch . This will leave enough u might not be apparent due to uneven or wood between the fellidg cutand the nofohe - sloping terrain . Use a plumb or level to de - to form a hinge . This hinge will help rprec - termine the direction of tree lean . vent the tree fromfalling inthe wrong di • Weight and branches on one side . tion . • Surrounding trees and obstacles . Look for decay and rot Ifthe trunk is rotted , Hinge holds tree on stump and helps it can snap and fall toward the operator . control fall Check for broken or dead branches which Opening can fall on you while cutting . of felling Make sure there is enoughroom forthe tree tos cut fall . Maintain a distance of 2 - 1 / 2 tree len _ m theeeamstperasnc # atheY _ s . _ ths ginenoisecandrownoutawarningcall Remove dirt , stones , loose bark , naits , sta - _ eeS , and wire from the tree where cuts are to made . Plan a clear retreat path to the rearand diag - Closing of onal to the line of fall . notch _ ' Pe Plan a clear retreat path NOTE : Before felling cut is complete , use wedges to open the cut if eecesse _ / to control the direction offall . To avoid kickback and chain damage , use wood or plastic wedges , but never steel or iron wedges . _ [ - - - - _ - . , _ - Direction of Fall • Be alert to signs that the tree is ready to fall : c _ ackfe9 sounds , widealn9 of the fall - 45 ° o _ . ing cut , or movement in the upper branches . 11
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• AS tree startsto fall , stop saw , put it down , Undercutting involvescutting on the under - and get away quickly on your planned re - side of the logwith top of saw against the log , treat pa _ . When undercutting use light u _ vard pres - • DO NOT cut down a partially fallen tree sure , Hold saw firmly and maintain control . The saw will tend to push back toward you , with yoursaw . Be extremely cautious with partially fallen trees that may be poodym - _ IIWARNING : Neverturnsawupside suppm'ted . When atree doesn't fall co pletely , set the saw aside and pull down the down to undercut . The saw cannot be con - tree with a cable winch , block and tackle , trolled in this position . or tractor . Always make yourfirst cut on the corepres - slonside ofthe log . The compression side of CU'I " FING A FALLEN TREE the log is where the pressure of the log's ( BUCKING ) weight is concentrated . Bucking is the term used for cutting a fallen First cut on compression side of log tree to the desired log size . WARNING : Do not stand on the log - - - _ " 1 being cut . Any portioncan rctl causing lossill of foedog and controt . Do not stand downh of the log bein cut . Second cut IMPORTAN _ POINTS • Cut only one log at a time . Second cut • CUt shattered wood ve _ carefofiy ; sharp pieces of woodcould beflungtoward oper - ator . • Use a sawhorse to cut small logs . Never allow another person to hold the Io9 whileeg cuttingand never hold the logwith your l or foot . First cut on compression side of log • DO not cut in an area where logs , limbs , BUCKING WITHOUT A SUPPORT and rootsaretang _ edsuch asina bfow _ • Overcut through 1 / 3 of the diameter of the down area . Drag the logs into a clear areand log . before cutting by pulling out exposed a • 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 lustratioas forcutting logs with a compres - sion side . _ LWARNING : tf saw becomes BUCKING USING A LOG OR pinched or hung ina log , don't try to force itg SUPPORT STAND out . Youcan lose controlof the saw resultin • Remember your first cut is always on the in injuryand / or damage to the saw . Stop the saw , drive awedge ofptasfic or wood intothe compression side of the tog , , 1 cutuntil the saw can be removed easily . Re - ( . Refer to the illustrations below for your startthe sawand carefully reenter the cut . To first and second cut ) • Your first cut should extend I / 3 of the avoid kickback and chain damage , do not diameter of the log . use a metal wedge . Do not attempt to grestart . • Finish with your second cut . yoursaw when it is pinched or bung in a lo Using a log for support Use a wedge to remove pinched saw 2 noCut Turn saw OFF and use a plasbc or wooden wedge to force cut open . Overcutting begins on the top side of the log _ frth the bottom of the saw against the log . When overcutting use light downward pres - sure . = _ / lSt Cut - - _ g Underc _ l _ ng 12
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PRUNING Using a support stand _ gkWARNING : Limit pruning to timba 2 ndCut , _ shoulder height or below . Be not cut ift branches are higher than yourshoulder . Ge a professional to do the job . Make your ftrst cut t13 ol the way through the bottom of the limb . Next make a 2rid cut all the wayird through the limb . Then cut a th overcut _ avi _ J a 1 to 2 inch coitar from the truck of the tree . 1stCut L ; ' dSioeooun / / t0 " Q - - Gollar _ _ LIMBING AND PRUNING _ I = WARNING : Bealertfor andguard _ ) V _ First cut against kickback . Do not allow the movingb - chain to contact any other branches or o / Pruning technique jects at the nose oftha guide bar when limb - mg or pruning . Allowing suchcontact can re - sult in serious injury . _ 1 _ WARNING : Never climb into a tree to limb or prune . Do not stand on ladders , _ WARNING : Disconnect the spark platforms , a log , or inany positionwhich canof fPolUbgefore performing maintenance except cause you to lose your balance or control r carburetor adjustments . the saw . We recommend all service and ad ustmentsan IMPORTANT POINTS not sted n th s manua be performed by • Work slowly , keeping both hands firmly authorized or Master Service Deafer . 9dpbed on the saw . Maintain secure foot - MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE rag , ainnd balance . Lubricate bar • Watch out for sWingpules . Spfingpo _ esare sprocket hole . . . . . . . After each L _ e small size limbs which can catch the saw chainand whiptoward youor pullyou offbal - Check : ance . Use extreme caution when curing Fuel mixture level . . . . Before each use small size limbsor s _ endermaterial . Bar lubrication . . . . . . . Before each susee • Be alert for spdngpeck . Watch out fore . Chain tension . . . . . . . Before each u branches that are bent or under pressur Chain sharpness . . . . Before each use Avoid being , struck by the branch or theis For damaged parts . . Before each suseese saw when the tension inthe wood ftbars For loose caps . . . . . . Before each uu released . For loose fasteners . . . Before each • Keep a clear work area . Frequently clear For loose parts . . . . . . Before each use branches out of the way to avoid tripping Inspect and Clean : over them . Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Before each use LIMBING Complete saw . . . . . . . After each uses * Air filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . Every 5 uhourrs * • Always limbatree after it iscut down , Onlyp - Chain brake . . . . . . . . Every 5 ho then can limbin9 be done safely and pro Spark arresting screen erly . and muffler . . . . . . . . . Every25 hours * • Leave the larger limbs underneath the Replace spark plug . Yearly felled tree to supportthe tree as you work . • Start at the base of the felled tree and work Replace fuel filter . . . Yearly toward the top , cutting branches _ nd * Hours of Operation limbs . Remove small limbs with one cut . • Keep the tree between you and the chain . AIR FILTER Out from the side of the tree opposite the CAUTION : Do not clean fitter in ngasolineg branch you ave cutting . or other flammable solvent to avoid oreati • Remove larger , supporting branches with e , fire hazard or producing harmful evapora - the cuttingtechniques described in BUCK - tive emissions . ING WITHOUT A SUPPORT . Cleaning the air filter : • A _ w _ ¥ s use an overcut t _ cut small aped A dirty air filter decreases engine perform - freely hanging limbs . Undercutting could cause limbs to fall and pinch the saw . ance and increases fuel consumption and 13
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harmful emissions . Alwatyssclean after 15 5 . Replace any broken or cracked muffler tanks of fuel or 5 hours ofoperation , which - parts . ever comes first . Clean more frequently in 6 , Reinstall diffuser and spark narrestingg dusty conditions . A used aire filter cannever screen e _ ssemblywith round holes faci be completely cleaned . It is advisable to re - up . 7 . Reinstall muffler cover and 2 screws . place your airfilterwith a new one after every 50 hoursof operation , or annually , whichever Tighten securely . comes first . CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENTS 1 . Loosen 3 screws on cylinder cover . Your carburetor is equipped with limiter 2 . Remove cy . linpercover . caps . Carburetor adjustment is a compli - 3 . Remove air fitter . cared task , We recommend that you take 4 . Clean the air filter using hot soapy wster . our unit to an authorized service dealer . Rinse with clean coolwater , Air drycom - YDamagewill occurifyouturn the needles be - pletely before reinstalling . yond the limiter stops , 5 . Lightly oil airfilter before installing to im - BAR MAINTENANCE prove the efficiency of air fiber , Use if your saw cutsto one side , has to be forced 2 - cycle engine oilor motor o11SAE30 . through the cut , or been runwith an improper - Squeeze excess oil from filter . amount of bar lubrication it may be necesm - 6 . Reinstall airfilter , sary toservice yourbar . A worn bar willda 7 . Reinstall cylinder cover and 3 screws . age your chain and make cutting difficult , Tighten securely . h . fter each use , erasureON / STOP switch is r Cover 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 - tion . • Loosen and remove chain brake nuts and chain brake . Remove bar and chain from saw . • Clean the oil holes and bar groove after each 5 hours of operation . Remove Sawdust From INSPECT MUFFLER AND SPARK ARRESTING SCREEN As the unit is used , carbon deposits build up on the muffler and spark arresting screen , Guide Bar GroOVees • Q and must be removed to avoid creafing a fire hazard or affecting engine performance . Replace the spark arresting screen if breaks occur , • Burring of guide bar rails is a normal Muffler Diffuser process of rail wear . Remove these burrs with a flat _ k _ . Spark • When railtop is uneven , use afiet fileto re - Arresting store square edges and sides . ' Screen TL _ - _ - File Rail Edges _ " I I " 1 Muffler and Sides I LJ ] Cover Screws Square _ [ Worn Groove Correct Groove Replace guide bar when the groove is worn , the guide bar is bent or cracked , or whenrs . Body Cover excess heating or burring ofthe rails occu If replacement is necessary , use only theair CLEANING THE SPARK ARREST - guide bar specified for yoursaw inthe rep ING SCREEN parts listor on the decal located on the chain saw , Cleaning is required every 25 hours of op - eration or annually , whichever comes first . CHAIN SHARPENING 1 . Loosen and remove the 2 muffler cover Chain sharpening is a complicated task thatdnal screws , requires special tools . We orecommende 2 . Remove the muffler cover ( cover snaps you refer chain sharpening to a professi off muffler body ) . chain sharpener , 3 . Remove muffler diffuser and spark ar - IGNITION TIMING resting screen assembly . Notice them - Ignition timing is fixed and nonadjustable . orientation of these parts for reasse SPARK PLUG bling . 4 . Clean the spark arresting screen with a The spark plug should be replaced each wire brush . Replace screen if breaks are year to ensure the engine starts easier and found . runs better . 14
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1 . Loosen 3 screws on cylinder cover . sparks or open flames from water heaters , 2 . Remove the cylinder cover . electric motors or switches , furnaces , etc . 3 . Pull off the spark plug boot . Store unit with all guards in place . Position so 4 . Remove spark plug from cylinder and that any sharp ob ect cannot accidentallyout discard . cause injuryto passersby . Store the unit 5 . Replace with Champion RCJ - TY spark of reach of children . plug and tighten securely with a 3 / 4 linchd • Before stedng , drain all fuel from the unit . socket wrench , Spark plug gap shou Start engine and allow to run until it stops . be 0.025 inches . • Clean the unit before stodng . Pay panrticu - 6 . Reinstall the spark plug boot . lar attention to the air intake area , keepingd 7 . Reinstall the cylinder cover and 3 it free of debris . Use a mild detergent an screws . Tighten securely . sponge to clean the plastic surfaces . linder • Do not storethe unlt orfuel ina closedarea Screws C _ ove r where fuel vapors can reach sparks or an open flame from hot water heaters , electric Plug Boot motors or switches , furnaces , etc . • Store in a dry area out of the reach of chil - dren . CAUTION : It is importantto preventgum depositsflom forminginessent _ l fuel systemuel parts such as the carburetor , fuel filter , f STORAGE hose , or fuel tank dudn _ g storage . Alcohol blended fuels ( calledgasohol or usingethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture which leadsof _ I'WARNING : Stop engine and allow to fuel mixture separation and formation to cool , and secure the unit before storina or acids during storage . Acidic gas can damage transporting ina vehicle . Store unit and ' _ uel the engine . in an area where fuel vapors cannot reach TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE _ 1 = 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 I CAUSE REMEDY I Engine will notn I 1 . Ignition switch off . 1 . Move ignition switch to ON . start or wi ] l ru 2 . Engine flooded . 2 . See " DifficultStarting " in only a fews Operation Section . second after 3 . Fill tank with correct fuel mixture . 3 . Fuel tank empty . starting . 3 . Spark plug not firing . 4 . Install new spark plug . 4 . Fuel not reaching 5 . Check for dirtyfuel filter ; replace . carburetor . Check for kinked or split fuel line ; repair or replace . Engine will 1 . Carburetor requires 1 . Contact an authodzed service dealer not idle tadjustment i 2 . Crankshaf seals worn . properly . 2 . Contact an authorized service dealer . Engine will net 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 . 15
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fects itsconditionor operation . This warrantys , does not cover tune - up , spark plugs , filter starter ropes , starter sphegs , chainsharpen - ing , bars , chains , and other partswhich wear NEED ASSISTANCE ? and require replacement with reasonable Catt 1 - 800 - 554 - 6723 . use dudng the warranty period . This warran - NEED SERVICE PART ? ty does not cover predelivery set - up , instal - Contact your dealer or place of purchase , lation of guide bar and chain , and normal ad - justmants explained in the instructiond manual such as carburetor adustmentsluasn chain tension ediustmects , " This warranty does not cover transportation costs . ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS , INC , THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC warrants to the original purchaser that each LEGAL RIGHTS , AND YOU MAY RAVEM new Poulan ® brand gasoline chain saw is OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FRO free from defects in material and workman - STATE TO STATE . ship and agrees to repair or replace under NO CLAIMS FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR this warranty any defective gasoline uchainr - OTHER DAMAGES WILL BE ALLOWED , saw as follows from the original date of p chase . AND THERE ARE NO OTHER EXPRESSEX - WARRANTIES EXCEPT . THOSE 1 YEAR - Parts and Labor , when used for PRESSLY STIPULATED HEREIN Household purposes . 60 DAYS - Parts and Labor , when used for SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITA - TIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WAR - Commercial , Professional , or Income Pro - PANTY LASTS OR THE EXCLUSION OR ducing purposes . • LIMITATIONS OF INCIDENTAL OR CON - 30 DAYS - Parts and Labor , ifused for rental SEQUENTIAL DAMAGES , SO THEN purposes . ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIO This warranty is r _ t transferable and does MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU . not cover damage or liability caused by im - proper handling , improper maintenance , or The policy of ELECTROLUX HOME PRO - the use of accessories and / or attachments DUCTS , INC . , is to continuous , lrylimpreve its not specifically recommended by ELEC - products . Therefore , ELECTROLUX HOME TROLUX HOME PRODUCTS , INC . , for this PRODUCTS , INC . , reserves the rigi ' _ dtoe - chain saw . Additionally , this warranty does change , modify , or discontinue models , not cover damage caused by improper han - signs , specifications , and accessories of all - dlieg , improper maintenance , or ifthe saw is products at any time without notice orobliga altered inany way which in our judgement af - tion to any purchaser , YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND OBUGA - manual . POULAN ! WEED EATER recom - TIONS : The U , S . Environmental Protection mends that you retain all receipts covering , A _ genc ¥ , eEnncv , ironment Canada and POU - maintenance on our small off - mad eenineny but POULAN / wEY _ ° D EATER cannot _ LAi _ EED EATER , DIVISION OF WCl OUTDOOR PRODUCTS , INC . , are pleased warrantysolely for the lack of receipts or forall to explain the emissions controlsystem war - your failure to ensure the performance of scheduled maintenance . As the small off - rarityon youryear 2001 - 2004 small off - readar - engine . POULAN / WEED EATER must w roaden ins owner , u should be aware that PO _ / V _ EED " _ Y _ R may deny you war - rantthe erdlssioncontrotsystemon yoursmal _ off - road engine forthependds oftime listedbe - ranty coverage if your small off - road engine or - a part of it has failed due to abuse , neglect , im low provided there has been no abuse , ne - glect , or imp ( opar maintenance of your small proper maintenance , unapproved modifica - off - reed engine . Your emissioncontrolsystem tions , orthe use of parts not made or approved includespartssuch as the carburetorand the by the original equipment manufacturer . Youf - ignitionsysstemW . here a warrantablecondition are responsible for presentingyour small of exists , POULAN ! WEED EATER will repair roadengine to a POULAN / WEED EATER au - thodzed repair center as soonas a problemex - your small off - road engine at no cost to you . Expenses covered under warranty include ists . Warrarity repairs shouldde completedin 3a0 diasgnnosis , partsand labor . MANUFACTUR - reasonable amount of time , nut to exceed ER'S WARRANTY COVERAGE : ifany emis - days . tfyou have any ql _ stions lregardingyourder sionsrelated pert on yourengine ( aslistedun - warrantyrightsand responsibilitiesy , oushountat - contaLcCt tVour nearast authorizedse _ ce ce der Emissions Conb'ol Warranty parts List ) is defec _ ve or a defect in the materials or work - or call POULANANEED EATER 1 - 800 - 554 - 6723 . WARRANTY COM rnanship of the engine causes the failure eof such an emissionrelated part , the part willd MENCEMENT DATE : The warranty periode beginson the date the small off - reed engin is repairedor replacedby POULANNVEED EAT - ER . OWNER'S WARRANTY RESPONSI - purchased . LENGTH OF COVERAGE : This BILITIES : As the small off - reed engine owner , warrantyshall betot a periodof twoyears OfromV - the initialdate of purchase . WHAT IS C you are responsiblefor the performanceof theion ERED : REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF requiredmaintenance listedinyourinstruct 16
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PARTS : The use of add - on or modified parts PARTRSe . paoirrreplacemoefannyt war - ranted part Willbe performed at no charge to can be grounds for disallowing a warrantyto claim . POULAN / WEED EATER is not liable the owner at an approved ePOULAhWVEEDs - EATER se _ iclng center . Ifyouhave anyqu cover failures of warrantedpartscaused bytheO use of add - on or modified parts . HOW T tions regarding your warranty rights aJndre - sponsit _ ll _ es , you should contactyouur nearest FILE A CLAIM : If you have any questionsre - authorized service center or cail POULAN ! garding your warranty nghtsand responsibili - WEED EATER at 1 - 800 - 554 - 6723 . WAR - ties , you sheuld contact your nearest autho - rized service center or call POULANIWEEDTO RANTY PERIOD : orAnywarrantedpartwhichisedr EATER at 1 - 800 - 554 - 6723 . WHERE not scheduled for replacement as requiyf maintenance , or which is scheduled onl GET WARRANTY SERVICE : Warranty ser - regularinspecffento the effect of " repairor re - vices or repairs shall be provided at all POU - LANNVEED EATER service centers . Call place as necessary " shall be warrantedfor 2 1 - 800 - 554 - 6723 . MAINTENANCE , RE - _ ars . Any warranted partwhich is sscheduledallt PLACEMENT AND REPAIR OF EMISSION r replacementas requiredmaintenance eshfir pe warrantedfor the peded oftime upto th RELATED PARTS : Any POULAN / WEEDthe EATER approved replacement partused m scheduled replacement point for that part . DIAGNO61S : The owner shall not be charged performance of any warranty maintenance oor - repair on emission related pads will be prrt for diagnostic labor which leads to the deter - minationthat a warranted bert isdefsctiveif the viced without charge to the owner if the pa is diagnostic work is performed at an approved under warranty . EMISSION gCONTROLni - POULAN / WEED EATER servicing center . WARRANTY PARTS UST : Carburetor , I CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES : POULAN / tion System : Spark Plug covered up to main - tenance schedule , Ignition Module . MAINTE - WEED EATER may be liable for damages toure NANCE STATEMENT : . The owner s otherengine componentscaused bythe fail respm _ lb _ e for the performanceof aUres _ ire _ of a warm . ted parfsti _ an _ lerwarranty . WHATby maintenance as defined in the instruction IS NOT COVERED : All failures caused manual . abuse , neglect , or impropermaintenance are not covered . ADD - ON OR MODIFIED The i _ ormation on the product tabel indicates which standard your engine is certh3ed . 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 ) 17
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