Engine Maintenance

Proper engine care is crucial to good chainsaw performance-carelessness will lead to problems. Establish a practical maintenance routine and stick to it. Constant engine surveillance will soon become second nature. Maintenance should start with a thorough knowledge of your saw. Study your operator's manual and follow

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Never smoke when refueling or checking the fuel tank

Never smoke when refueling or checking the fuel tank. A partially filled tank is like a Molotov cocktail-the smallest spark can ignite it. Occasionally, when a saw is mounted for milling, the fuel filter inside the gas tank will become

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Also on the bar-maintenance checklist should be a periodic check of bar-groove

Also on the bar-maintenance checklist should be a periodic check of bar-groove width, also called bar gauge. With feeler gauges, measure groove width all around the bar (1), and compare this measurement with the known gauge of the bar. To

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