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13
STOPPING INSTRUCTIONS
1.
Release the throttle control and allow the engine to idle.
2.
Move the On/Off switch to the
Off
position (Fig. 3). Wait for the
saw chain to come to a complete stop.
Emergency Stopping
1.
Push the chain brake lever forward to engage the chain brake.
Refer to
Testing the Chain Brake
in the
Assembly
section.
2.
Move the On/Off switch to the
Off
position.
OPERATION
WARNING:
Always wear appropriate eye, hearing, hand,
foot and body protection to reduce the risk of injury when
operating this unit. Wear head protection. Use a full face
shield when needed. Refer to the
Safety
section for
appropriate safety equipment information.
WARNING:
Make sure the chain oil reservoir is full
before operation. Check the oil level constantly so that it
does not drop below half full. Make sure the chain oil
adjustment screw is set appropriately. Refer to
Setting the
Chain Oil Adjustment Screw
in the
Maintenance
section.
The saw chain must be continuously coated with oil to
function properly.
WARNING:
Always check the chain tension and adjust as
necessary before beginning operation. Refer to
Adjusting the
Chain Tension
in the
Maintenance
section.
TIPS FOR BEST RESULTS
Follow all safety instructions. Refer to the
Safety
section.
Only cut wood and materials made of wood. Do not attempt to
cut sheet metal, plastics, masonry or any other non-wood
materials.
Practice cutting a few small logs before beginning a major
cutting operation.
Do not attempt to cut trees or logs with diameters larger than 12
in. (30.5 cm).
IF...
the engine fails to start after a few attempts, move the choke
knob to
Position 2
, press the throttle lockout and squeeze the
throttle control. Pull the starter rope with a controlled and steady
motion
3 to 8 times
. The engine should start. If it does not,
repeat this instruction.
IF...
the engine is already warm, make sure the On/Off switch is in
the
On
position, crouch in the starting position, pull the choke
knob out to
Position 1
and then push the choke knob back in to
Position 2
. Begin the starting procedure with step 12.
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