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Instruction Manual
Manual de Instrucciones
Manuel d’Instructions
1950 / 1975 / 2055 / 2050 / 2075 / 2150
2155 / 2175 / 2350 / 2375 / 2150PR
LE Series

ESPAÑOL
For Occasional Use Only
WARNING:
Read and follow all Safety Rules and Operating Instructions before
using this product. Failure to do so can result in serious injury.

ADVERTENCIA :
Lea el manual de instrucciones y siga todas las advertencias e en-
strucciones de seguridad. El no hacerlo puede resultar en lesiones
graves.

AVERTISSEMENT:
Lire le manuel d’instructions et bien respecter tous les avertisse-
ments et toutes les instructions de sécurité. Tout défaut de le faire
pourrait entraîner des blessures graves.
Electrolux Home Products, Inc.
FRANÇAIS

250 Bobby Jones Expressway


Augusta, GA 30907

Copyright E2002 Electrolux Home Products, Inc. 530163676 11/22/02

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IDENTIFICATION OF SYMBOLS
WARNING! This chain Read and understand the
saw can be dangerous! Care- instruction manual before
less or improper use can cause using the chain saw.
serious or even fatal injury.

Always wear appropriate ear protection, eye protection and head protection.

Always use two hands when operating the chain saw.

WARNING! 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.

XX_
Measured maximum kickback value without chain brake for the bar
and chain combination on the label.

SAFETY RULES
Hearing Safety Hat
WARNING: Always disconnect Protection
spark plug wire and place wire where it can- Eye
not contact spark plug to prevent accidental Protection
starting when setting up, transporting, ad- Snug
justing or making repairs except carburetor Fitting Heavy Duty
adjustments. Clothing Gloves
Because a chain saw is a high-speed wood-
cutting tool, special safety precautions must
be observed to reduce the risk of accidents.
Careless or improper use of this tool can Safety
cause serious injury. Safety Chaps
Shoes
PLAN AHEAD
S 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.
S Restrict the use of your saw to adult users
who understand and can follow safety S 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. S Keep children, bystanders, and animals a
S Wear protective gear. Always use steel- minimum of 30 feet (10 meters) away from
toed safety footwear with non-slip soles; the work area. Do not allow other people
snug-fitting clothing; heavy-duty, non-slip or animals to be near the chain saw when
gloves; eye protection such as non-fog- starting or operating the chain saw.
ging, vented goggles or face screen; an S Do not handle or operate a chain saw when
approved safety hard hat; and sound barri- 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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S Carefully plan your sawing operation in ad- marked container for all fuel purposes.
vance. Do not start cutting until you have a Wipe up all fuel spills before starting saw.
clear work area, secure footing, and, if you S Move at least 10 feet (3 meters) from fuel-
are felling trees, a planned retreat path. ing site before starting engine.
OPERATE YOUR SAW SAFELY S Turn the engine off and let saw cool in a
S Do not operate a chain saw with one hand. non-combustible area, not on dry leaves,
straw, paper, etc. Slowly remove fuel cap
Serious injury to the operator, helpers, by-
standers or any combination of these per- and refuel unit.
sons may result from one-handed opera- S Store the unit and fuel in an area where fuel
tion. A chain saw is intended for vapors cannot reach sparks or open
two-handed use. flames from water heaters, electric motors
or switches, furnaces, etc.
S Operate the chain saw only in a well-venti-
lated outdoor area. KICKBACK
S Do not operate saw from a ladder or in a
tree. WARNING: Avoid kickback which
S 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-
S 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-
pleted. ject in the wood can also result in loss of
S Stop the engine before setting the saw chain saw control.
down. S Rotational Kickback can occur when the
S 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-
S With the engine stopped, hand carry the ward the operator.
chain saw with the muffler away from your S 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
MAINTAIN YOUR SAW IN GOOD guide bar and the saw chain is suddenly
WORKING ORDER stopped. This sudden stopping of the
chain results in a reversal of the chain
S Have all chain saw service performed by a force used to cut wood and causes the
qualified service dealer with the exception saw to move in the opposite direction of the
of the items listed in the maintenance sec- chain rotation. The saw is driven straight
tion of this manual. For example, if improp- back toward the operator.
er tools are used to remove or hold the fly-
wheel when servicing the clutch, structural S Pull-In can occur when the moving chain
damage to the flywheel can occur and contacts a foreign object in the wood in the
cause the flywheel to burst. cut along the bottom of the guide bar and the
S Make certain the saw chain stops moving saw chain is suddenly stopped. This sudden
when the throttle trigger is released. For stopping pulls the saw forward and away
correction, refer to CARBURETOR AD- from the operator and could easily cause the
JUSTMENTS. operator to lose control of the saw.
S Never modify your saw in any way. Avoid Pinch--Kickback:
S Keep the handles dry, clean, and free of oil S Be extremely aware of situations or ob-
or fuel mixture. structions that can cause material to pinch
S Keep fuel and oil caps, screws, and fas- the top of or otherwise stop the chain.
teners securely tightened. S Do not cut more than one log at a time.
S Use only PoulanR accessories and re- S Do not twist the saw as the bar is with-
placement parts as recommended. drawn from an undercut when bucking.
Avoid Pull--In:
HANDLE FUEL WITH CAUTION S Always begin cutting with the engine at full
S Do not smoke while handling fuel or while speed and the saw housing against wood.
operating the saw. S Use wedges made of plastic or wood.
S 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 work that could cause sparks. Allow en-
gine to cool before refueling.
S 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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Avoid Obstructions

Clear The Working Area Elbow locked

REDUCE THE CHANCE OF


KICKBACK
S Recognize that kickback can happen. Thumb on underside of
With a basic understanding of kickback, handlebar
you can reduce the element of surprise
which contributes to accidents. S Keep a good, firm grip on the saw with both
S Never let the moving chain contact any ob- hands when the engine is running and
ject at the tip of the guide bar. don’t let go. A firm grip will help you reduce
S Keep the working area free from obstruc- kickback and maintain control of the saw.
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 front
any obstruction that your saw chain could handlebar. Keep your right hand com-
hit while you are cutting. When cutting a pletely around the rear handle whether
branch, do not let the guide bar contact your are right handed or left handed. Keep
branch or other objects around it. your left arm straight with the elbow
S Keep your saw chain sharp and properly locked.
tensioned. A loose or dull chain can in- S Position your left hand on the front handle-
crease the chance of kickback occurring. bar so it is in a straight line with your right
Follow manufacturer ’s chain sharpening hand on the rear handle when making
and maintenance instructions. Check ten- bucking cuts. Never reverse right and left
sion at regular intervals with the engine hand positions for any type of cutting.
stopped, never with the engine running. S Stand with your weight evenly balanced on
Make sure the chain brake nuts are se- both feet.
curely tightened after tensioning the chain. S Stand slightly to the left side of the saw to
S Begin and continue cutting at full speed. If keep your body from being in a direct line
the chain is moving at a slower speed, with the cutting chain.
there is greater chance of kickback occur- S Do not overreach. You could be drawn or
ring. thrown off balance and lose control of the
S Cut one log at a time. saw.
S Use extreme caution when re-entering a S Do not cut above shoulder height. It is diffi-
previous cut. cult to maintain control of saw above
S Do not attempt cuts starting with the tip of shoulder height.
the bar (plunge cuts).
S Watch for shifting logs or other forces that KICKBACK SAFETY FEATURES
could close a cut and pinch or fall into
chain. WARNING: The following features
S Use the Reduced--Kickback Guide Bar are included on your saw to help reduce the
and Low--Kickback Chain specified for hazard of kickback; however, such features
your saw. will not totally eliminate this danger. As a
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
Stand to the manual to help avoid kickback and other
left of the saw forces which can result in serious injury.
S Reduced--Kickback Guide Bar, designed
with a small radius tip which reduces the
size of the kickback danger zone on the
Thumb on bar tip. A Reduced--Kickback Guide Bar
underside of has been demonstrated to significantly re-
handlebar duce the number and seriousness of kick-
backs when tested in accordance with
Never reverse safety requirements for gasoline powered
hand positions chain saws as set by ANSI B175.1.

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Reduced Kickback Symmetrical 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-
Small Radius Tip erator. Either of these events may cause you
to lose control of the saw which could result in
serious injury or even death. DO NOT RELY
Symmetrical Guide Bar UPON ANY OF THE DEVICES BUILT INTO
YOUR SAW. YOU SHOULD USE THE SAW
PROPERLY AND CAREFULLY TO AVOID
KICKBACK. Reduced--kickback guide bars
and low--kickback saw chains reduce the
Large Radius Tip chance and magnitude of kickback and are
S Low--Kickback Chain, designed with a recommended. Your saw has a low kickback
contoured depth gauge and guard link chain and bar as original equipment. Repairs
which deflect kickback force and allow on a chain brake should be made by an autho-
wood to gradually ride into the cutter. Low-- rized servicing dealer. Take your unit to the
Kickback Chain has met kickback per- place of purchase if purchased from a servic-
formance requirements when tested on a ing dealer, or to the nearest authorized master
representative sample of chain saws be- service dealer.
low 3.8 cubic inch displacement specified S Tip contact in some cases may cause a light-
in ANSI B175.1. ning fast reverse REACTION, kicking guide
Contoured Depth Gauge bar up and back toward operator.
S Pinching the saw chain along the top of the
Elongated Guard Link guide bar may push the guide bar rapidly
back toward the operator.
Deflects S Either of these reactions may cause you to
kickback force
Low---Kickback and allows wood lose control of the saw which could result in
Chain to gradually ride serious injury. Do not rely exclusively upon
into cutter devices built into your saw.

WARNING: Computed kickback


angle (CKA) listed on your saw and listed in the
Can Obstruct Material CKA table below represents angle of kickback
Not a Low---Kickback Chain
your bar and chain combinations will have
when tested in accordance with CSA (Cana-
S 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
S 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 energies.
“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-
S 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 B175.1
SUME THAT THE CHAIN BRAKE WILL when used on saws listed in this manual.
PROTECT YOU IN THE EVENT OF A KICK- Use of bar and chain combinations other
BACK. Kickback is a lightning fast action than those listed is not recommended and
which throws the bar and rotating chain back may not meet the CKA requirements per
and up toward the operator. Kickback can be standard.
Computed kickback angle (CKA) Table
LE SERIES BAR
MODEL P/N Length CHAIN P/N CKA without chain brake
1950/1975/2050 952044368 14! 952051209 24_
2055/2075/
2150/2150PR 952044370 16! 952051211 19_
2155/2175/
2350/2375 952044418 18! 952051338 14_

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NOTE: If this saw is to be used for com- The chain is sharp and can cut you even when
mercial logging, a chain brake is required it is not moving!
and shall not be removed or otherwise dis- 1. Loosen and remove the chain brake
abled to comply with Federal OSHA Regula- nuts and the chain brake from the saw.
tions for Commercial Logging. 2. Remove the plastic shipping spacer (if
SAFETY NOTICE: Exposure to vibrations present).
through prolonged use of gasoline powered Location of shipping spacer
hand tools could cause blood vessel or nerve
damage in the fingers, hands, and joints of
people prone to circulation disorders or
abnormal swellings. Prolonged use in cold
weather has been linked to blood vessel
damage in otherwise healthy people. If
symptoms occur such as numbness, pain,
loss of strength, change in skin color or texture,
or loss of feeling in the fingers, hands, or joints, Chain Brake
discontinue the use of this tool and seek Nuts
medical attention. An anti-vibration system Chain Brake
does not guarantee the avoidance of these
problems. Users who operate power tools on
a continual and regular basis must monitor
closely their physical condition and the Bar Tool
condition of this tool. 3. An adjusting pin and screw is used to ad-
SPECIAL NOTICE: Your saw is equipped just the tension of the chain. It is very im-
with a temperature limiting muffler and spark portant when assembling the bar, that the
arresting screen which meets the pin located on the adjusting screw aligns
requirements of California Codes 4442 and into a hole in the bar. Turning the screw will
4443. All U.S. forest land and the states of move the adjustment pin up and down the
California, Idaho, Maine, Minnesota, New screw. Locate this adjustment before you
Jersey, Oregon, and Washington require by begin mounting the bar onto the saw. See
law that many internal combustion engines illustration below.
to be equipped with a spark arresting screen.
If you operate a chain saw in a state or locale Inside view of
where such regulations exist, you are legally Chain Brake
responsible for maintaining the operating
condition of these parts. Failure to do so is
a violation of the law. Refer to the SERVICE
section for maintenance of the spark
arresting screen. Adjustment located on Chain Brake
Failure to follow all Safety Rules and Precau- 4. Turn the adjusting screw by hand coun-
tions can result in serious injury. If situations terclockwise until the adjusting pin just
occur which are not covered in this manual, touches the stop. This should allow the
use care and good judgement. If you need pin to be near the correct position.
assistance, contact your authorized service 5. Slide guide bar behind clutch drum until
dealer or call 1-800--554--6723. guide bar stops against clutch drum
STANDARDS: This saw is listed by Under- sprocket.
writer’s Laboratories, 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- Mount the Bar
cupational Health and Safety 6. Carefully remove the chain from the pack-
age. Hold chain with the drive links as
ASSEMBLY shown.

Tip of
Protective gloves (not provided) should be Bar
worn during assembly.
ATTACHING THE BAR & CHAIN (If not
already attached)

WARNING: If received assembled,


repeat all steps to ensure your saw is properly CUTTERS MUST FACE IN
assembled and all fasteners are secure. Al-
ways wear gloves when handling the chain. DIIRECTION OF ROTATION

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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 Links

Chain Adjustment
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 S If chain is too tight, turn adjusting screw 1/4
links are in the bar groove. turn counterclockwise.
NOTE: CHAIN BRAKE MUST BE S If chain is too loose, turn adjusting screw
DISENGAGED BEFORE INSTALLA- 1/4 turn clockwise.
TION ON THE SAW. TO DISENGAGE Adjusting
CHAIN BRAKE, PULL THE FRONT Screw
HAND GUARD BACK TOWARD THE
REAR OF THE CHAIN BRAKE AS
FAR AS POSSIBLE (SEE ILLUSTRA-
TION).
DISENGAGED Chain Brake Nuts Guide Bar
Adjusting Screw -- 1/4 Turn
Front Hand Guard

S Lift up the tip of the bar and tighten the


chain brake nuts with the bar tool.
ENGAGED S Recheck chain tension.

Chain Brake
Chain Brake Nuts

11. Now, install chain brake making sure the


adjusting pin is positioned in the lower
hole in the guide bar. Remember this pin
moves the bar forward and backward as WARNING: If the saw is operated
the screw is turned. with a loose chain, the chain could jump off
12. Install chain brake nuts and finger tight- the guide bar and result in serious injury.
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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OPERATION
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.
Chain Front Hand Guard Front Handle
Adjustment Tool
Starter Rope
(Bar Tool)
ON/STOP
Switch
Chain Muffler
Primer
Bulb

Starter
Bar Oil Fill Cap Housing Fuel Mix Fill Cap
Cylinder Cover
Fast Idle
Throttle Lock Chain
Lockout Direction
Rear Adjusting of Travel
Handle Screw

Guide Bar
Throttle Chain Brake Bar
Choke
Trigger Knob Chain Chain Nuts Sprocket
Brake Catcher Hole

ON/STOP SWITCH PRIMER BULB


The ON/STOP SWITCH is used to stop the The PRIMER BULB circulates fuel to the car-
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 chain
THROTTLE LOCK--OUT brake activates automatically in the event of
The THROTTLE LOCK--OUT must be kickback. The chain brake activates manually
pressed before you can squeeze the throttle if the front hand guard is pushed forward. The
trigger. This feature prevents you from acci- chain brake is disengaged by pulling the front
dentally squeezing the trigger. hand guard back toward the front handle as far
as possible.
FAST IDLE LOCK
The FAST IDLE LOCK holds the throttle trigger CHAIN TENSION
in the starting position. Activate the fast idle It is normal for a new chain to stretch during first
lock by pressing the throttle lockout and 15 minutes of operation. You should check
squeezing the throttle trigger. With the throttle your chain tension frequently. See CHAIN
trigger squeezed, press the fast idle lock. Re- TENSION under the ASSEMBLY section.
lease the throttle lockout and trigger while hold-
ing the fast idle lock button. WARNING: Muffler is very hot dur-
CHOKE KNOB ing and after use. Do not touch the muffler or
The CHOKE KNOB activates the choke to allow combustible material such as dry
provide additional fuel to the engine during cold grass or fuel to do so.
starting.

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FUELING & LUBRICATION STARTING

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-
FUELING ENGINE BURETOR ADJUSTMENT within this
This engine is certified to operate on un- manual. Avoid contact with the muffler. A hot
leaded gasoline. Before operation, gasoline muffler can cause serious burns.
must be mixed with a good quality synthetic To stop the engine move the ON/STOP
2-cycle air-cooled engine oil designed to be switch to the STOP position.
mixed at a ratio of 40:1. Poulan/Weed Eater To start the engine hold the saw firmly on
brand synthetic oil is recommended. A 40:1 the ground as illustrated. Make sure the
ratio is obtained by mixing 3.2 ounces (95 ml) chain is free to turn without contacting any
of oil with 1 gallon (4 liters) of unleaded gaso- object.
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. Left hand
DO NOT USE automotive or boat oil. These on front
oils will cause engine damage. When mixing handle
fuel follow the instructions printed on the
container. Always read and follow the safety
rules listed under HANDLE FUEL WITH
CAUTION.
BAR AND CHAIN LUBRICATION Right foot through rear handle
The bar and chain require continuous lubri- IMPORTANT POINTS TO REMEMBER
cation. Lubrication is provided by the auto- When pulling the starter rope, do not use the
matic oiler system when the oil tank is kept full extent of the rope as this can cause the
filled. Lack of oil 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
small amount (5 to 10%) of #1 Diesel Fuel or STARTING A COLD ENGINE (or
kerosene. Bar and chain oil must be free warm engine after running out of
flowing for the oil system to pump enough oil fuel)
for adequate lubrication. ON/STOP SWITCH
Genuine PoulanR bar and chain oil is recom- (SIDE VIEW)
mended to protect your unit against exces-
sive wear from heat and friction. PoulanR ON
oil resists high temperature thinning. If Pou-
lanR bar and chain oil is not available, use a STOP
good grade SAE 30 oil.
S Never use waste oil for bar and chain lubri-
cation. 1. Move ON/STOP switch to the ON posi-
S Always stop the engine before removing tion.
the oil cap. 2. Pull choke knob out to the full extent.
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 Throttle
system of an engine while in storage. To lock--out
avoid engine problems, the fuel system
should be emptied before storage for 30 Choke knob
days or longer. Drain the gas tank, start the Throttle
engine and let it run until the fuel lines and trigger
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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NOTE: If the engine sounds as if it is try- back toward the front handle as far as
ing to start before the 5th pull, stop pulling possible.
and immediately proceed to the next step. S When cutting with the saw, the chain brake
6. Push the choke knob in completely (to must be disengaged.
the OFF position); pull the starter rope Disengaged
until the engine starts.
CHOKE Engaged
(SIDE VIEW)

Braking function control


Choke knob OFF FULL CAUTION: The chain brake must be
7. Allow the engine to run for approximate- checked several times daily. The engine
ly 5 seconds. Then, squeeze and re- must be running when performing this proce-
lease throttle trigger to allow engine to dure. This is the only instance when the saw
return to idle speed. should be placed on the ground with the en-
STARTING A WARM ENGINE: gine running.
1. Move ON/STOP switch to the ON posi- Place the saw on firm ground. Grip the rear
tion. handle with your right hand and the front han-
2. Push the choke knob in completely (to dle with your left hand. Apply full throttle by
the OFF position). fully depressing the throttle trigger. Activate
3. Slowly press primer bulb 6 times. the chain brake by turning your left wrist
4. Squeeze and hold throttle trigger. With against the hand guard without releasing
thumb press fast idle lock down; then re- your grip around the front handle. The chain
lease throttle trigger. should stop immediately.
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 engine may be flooded with too much the front handle with your left hand. Hold the
fuel if it has not started after 10 pulls. chain saw approximately 14! (35 cm) above
Flooded engines can be cleared of excess a stump or other wooden surface. Release
fuel by following the warm engine starting your grip on the front handle and use the
procedure listed above. Insure the ON/ weight of the saw to let the top of the guide
STOP switch is in the ON position. bar fall forward and contact the stump.
Starting could require pulling the starter rope When the tip of the bar hits the stump, the
handle many times depending on how badly brake should activate.
the unit is flooded. If engine fails to start, refer
to the TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE or call
1-800-554-6723.
CUTTING METHODS
CHAIN BRAKE IMPORTANT POINTS
S 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, S 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- S 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- S Keep the chain out 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 S Practice cutting a few small logs using the
master service dealer. following techniques to get the “feel” of us-
S 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. S Squeeze the throttle trigger and allow
S 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 S Begin cutting with the saw frame
automatically (by sudden movement). against the log.
S If the brake is already activated, it is S Keep the engine at full speed the entire
disengaged by pulling the front hand guard time you are cutting.
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S Allow the chain to cut for you. Exert only Plan a clear retreat path
light downward pressure. If you force
the cut, damage to the bar, chain, or en-
gine can result.
S 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- 45_
sary wear can occur to the chain, bar,
and engine. It is recommended that
the engine not be operated for lon-
ger than 30 seconds at full throttle. FELLING LARGE TREES
S To avoid losing control when cut is com- (6 inches in diameter or larger)
plete, do not put pressure on saw at end The notch method is used to fell large trees.
of cut. A notch is cut on the side of the tree in the de-
S Stop the engine before setting the saw sired direction of fall. After a felling cut is
down after cutting. made on the opposite side of tree, the tree
will tend to fall into the notch.
TREE FELLING TECHNIQUES
NOTE: If the tree has large buttress
WARNING: Check for broken or roots, remove them before making the
dead branches which can fall while cutting notch. If using saw to remove buttress
causing serious injury. Do not cut near build- roots, keep saw chain from contacting
ings or electrical wires if you do not know the ground to prevent dulling of the chain.
direction of tree fall, nor cut at night since you NOTCH CUT AND FELLING THE
will not be ale to see well, nor during bad TREE
weather such as rain, snow, or strong winds, S Make notch cut by cutting the top of the
etc. If the tree makes contact with any utility notch first. Cut through 1/3 of 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-
S Carefully plan your sawing operation in ad- tion. Once the notch is cut remove the
vance. notch of wood from the tree.
S 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.
S The chain saw operator should keep on First cut
the uphill side of the terrain as the tree is
likely to roll or slide downhill after it is felled.
S Study the natural conditions that can cause
the tree to fall in a particular direction. Notch
Natural conditions that can cause a tree to
fall in a particular direction include:
S The wind direction and speed. Hinge
S The lean of the tree. The lean of a tree Second cut
might not be apparent due to uneven or
sloping terrain. Use a plumb or level to de-
termine the direction of tree lean.
S Weight and branches on one side. S After removing the wood from the notch,
S Surrounding trees and obstacles. make the felling cut on the opposite side of
Look for decay and rot. If the trunk is rotted, the notch. This is done by making a cut about
it can snap and fall toward the operator. two inches higher than the center of the
Check for broken or dead branches which notch. This will leave enough uncut wood
can fall on you while cutting. between the felling cut and the notch to form
Make sure there is enough room for the tree a hinge. This hinge will help prevent the tree
to fall. Maintain a distance of 2-1/2 tree from falling in the wrong direction.
lengths from the nearest person or other ob- Hinge holds tree on stump and helps
jects. Engine noise can drown out a warning control fall
call. Opening
Remove dirt, stones, loose bark, nails, sta- of felling
ples, and wire from the tree where cuts are to cut
be made.
Plan a clear retreat path to the rear and diag-
onal to the line of fall.

Closing of
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NOTE: Before felling cut is complete, use Overcutting
wedges to open the cut if necessary to
control the direction of fall. To avoid kickback
and chain damage, use wood or plastic
wedges, but never steel or iron wedges. Undercutting
S 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.
S 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.
S DO NOT cut down a partially fallen tree
with your saw. Be extremely cautious with
partially fallen trees that may be poorly WARNING: Never turn saw upside
supported. When a tree doesn’t fall com- down to undercut. The saw cannot be con-
pletely, set the saw aside and pull down the trolled in this position.
tree with a cable winch, block and tackle, Always make your first cut on the compres-
or tractor. sion side of the log. The compression side of
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 First cut on compression side of log
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
of the log being cut. Second cut
IMPORTANT POINTS Second cut
S Cut only one log at a time.
S Cut shattered wood very carefully; sharp
pieces of wood could be flung toward opera-
tor.
S 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.
S Do not cut in an area where logs, limbs, BUCKING WITHOUT A SUPPORT
and roots are tangled such as in a blown S 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 S Roll the log over and finish with a second
cleared logs first. overcut.
S 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
out. You can lose control of the saw resulting SUPPORT STAND
in injury and/or damage to the saw. Stop the S Remember your first cut is always on the
saw, drive a wedge of plastic or wood into the compression side of the log.
cut until the saw can be removed easily. Re- (Refer to the illustrations below for your
start the saw and carefully reenter the cut. To first and second cut)
avoid kickback and chain damage, do not S Your first cut should extend 1/3 of the
use a metal wedge. Do not attempt to restart diameter of the log.
your saw when it is pinched or hung in a log. S Finish with your second cut.

Use a wedge to remove pinched saw Using a log for support


2nd Cut

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 overcutting use light downward pres- 1st Cut
sure.
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1st Cut S Keep the tree between you and the chain.
Cut from the side of the tree opposite the
branch you are cutting.
S Remove larger, supporting branches with
the cutting techniques described in BUCK-
ING WITHOUT A SUPPORT.
S Always use an overcut to cut small and free-
2nd Cut ly hanging limbs. Undercutting could cause
limbs to fall and pinch the saw.
Using a support stand PRUNING
2nd Cut
WARNING: Limit pruning to limbs
shoulder height or below. Do not cut if
branches are higher than your shoulder. Get a
professional to do the job.
S Make your first cut 1/3 of the way through the
bottom of the limb.
1st Cut S Next make a 2nd cut all the way through
the limb. Then cut a third overcut leaving a
1 to 2 inch collar from the truck of the tree.
1st Cut

Second cut
2nd Cut
Third cut

LIMBING AND PRUNING Collar


First cut
WARNING: Be alert for and guard
against kickback. Do not allow the moving Pruning technique
chain to contact any other branches or objects
at the nose of the guide bar when limbing or
pruning. Allowing such contact can result in
serious injury. SERVICE
WARNING: Never climb into a tree to
limb or prune. Do not stand on ladders, plat-
forms, a log, or in any position which can cause WARNING: Disconnect the spark
you to lose your balance or control of the saw. plug before performing maintenance except
for carburetor adjustments.
IMPORTANT POINTS We recommend all service and adjustments
S 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.
S Watch out for springpoles. Springpoles are
small size limbs which can catch the saw MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
chain and whip toward you or pull you off bal- Check:
ance. Use extreme caution when cutting Fuel mixture level . . . . Before each use
small size limbs or slender material. Bar lubrication . . . . . . . Before each use
S Be alert for springback. Watch out for Chain tension . . . . . . . Before each use
branches that are bent or under pressure. Chain sharpness . . . . Before each use
Avoid being struck by the branch or the For damaged parts . . Before each use
saw when the tension in the wood fibers is For loose caps . . . . . . Before each use
released. For loose fasteners. . . Before each use
S 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
Complete saw . . . . . . . After each use
LIMBING Air filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . Every 5 hours*
S 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*
S Leave the larger limbs underneath the felled Replace spark plug . Yearly
tree to support the tree as you work. Replace fuel filter . . . Yearly
S Start at the base of the felled tree and work * Hours of Operation
toward the top, cutting branches and limbs.
Remove small limbs with one cut.
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AIR FILTER 2. Remove the bolt cover.
CAUTION: Do not clean filter in gasoline 3. Loosen and remove the 2 muffler bolts.
or other flammable solvent to avoid creating Remove the muffler, muffler gasket, out-
a fire hazard or producing harmful evapora- let guide and backplate. Notice the ori-
tive emissions. entation of these parts for reassembling.
4. Locate the 2 outlet cover screws on the
Cleaning the air filter: muffler. Loosen and remove both
A dirty air filter decreases engine perform- screws.
ance and increases fuel consumption and 5. Remove the outlet cover.
harmful emissions. Always clean after every
5 hours of operation. Outlet Cover BACK VIEW OF
1. Loosen 3 screws on cylinder cover. MUFFLER
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 Arresting
5. Lightly oil air filter before installing to im-
prove the efficiency of air filter. Use Screen
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 a
6. Reinstall air filter. wire brush. Replace screen if any wires
7. Reinstall cylinder cover and 3 screws. are broken or screen is blocked after clea-
TIghten securely. ning.
Cylinder Cover 8. Reinstall spark arresting screen.
Air Filter Screws 9. Reinstall outlet cover and 2 screws. En-
sure outlet cover and both screws are
reinstalled correctly (see illustrations) to
prevent damage to the saw. The ex-
Cylinder haust outlet must face the chain brake
Cover (bar side) of the saw.
Outlet Cover
Exhaust
Outlet

INSPECT MUFFLER AND SPARK


ARRESTING SCREEN
Exhaust Outlet must face chain
WARNING: The muffler on this brake (bar side) of chain saw
product contains chemicals known to the
State of California to cause cancer. 10. Inspect the muffler gasket and replace if
As the unit is used, carbon deposits build up damaged.
on the muffler and spark arresting screen, 11. Reinstall backplate, outlet guide, muffler
and must be removed to avoid creating a fire gasket, and muffler using muffler bolts.
hazard or affecting engine performance. Tighten until secure.
Replace the spark arresting screen if breaks 12. Reinstall bolt cover and locknut. Tighten
occur. securely.
CLEANING THE SPARK ARREST- CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT
ING SCREEN WARNING: The chain will be mov-
Cleaning is required every 25 hours of op-
eration or annually, whichever comes first. ing during most of this procedure. Wear your
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 S Chain moves at idle. See IDLE SPEED--T
adjusting procedure.
S Saw will not idle. See IDLE SPEED--T ad-
Muffler justing procedure.
Backplate Bolts Idle Speed--T
Muffler Allow engine to idle. If the chain moves, idle
Gasket is too fast. If the engine stalls, idle is too slow.
Bolt Cover Adjust speed until engine runs without chain
Locknut movement (idle too fast) or stalling (idle too
1. Loosen and remove the locknut from the slow). The idle speed screw is located in the
bolt cover. area above the primer bulb and is labeled T.
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S Turn idle speed screw (T) clockwise to in- 1. Loosen 3 screws on cylinder cover.
crease engine speed. 2. Remove the cylinder cover.
S Turn idle speed screw (T) counterclock- 3. Pull off the spark plug boot.
wise to decrease engine speed. 4. Remove spark plug from cylinder and
If you require further assistance or are unsure discard.
about performing this procedure, contact your 5. Replace with Champion RCJ--7Y spark
authorized service dealer or call plug and tighten securely with a 3/4 inch
1--800--554--6723. socket wrench. Spark plug gap should
BAR MAINTENANCE be 0.025 inches.
If your saw cuts to one side, has to be forced 6. Reinstall the spark plug boot.
through the cut, or been run with an improper 7. Reinstall the cylinder cover and 3
amount of bar lubrication it may be neces- screws. Tighten securely.
sary to service your bar. A worn bar will dam- Screws Cylinder
age your chain and make cutting difficult. Cover
Spark
After each use, ensure ON/STOP switch is Plug Boot
in the STOP position, then clean all sawdust
from the guide bar and sprocket hole.
To maintain guide bar:
S Move ON/STOP switch to the STOP posi- Spark
tion. Plug
S Loosen and remove chain brake nuts and
chain brake. Remove bar and chain from STORAGE
saw.
S Clean the oil holes and bar groove after WARNING: Stop engine and allow
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 in an area where fuel vapors cannot reach
Guide Bar Groove sparks or open flames from water heaters,
electric motors or switches, furnaces, etc.
Store unit with all guards in place. Position so
that any sharp object cannot accidentally
Oil Holes cause injury to passersby. Store the unit out
of reach of children.
S Burring of guide bar rails is a normal S Before storing, drain all fuel from the unit.
process of rail wear. Remove these burrs Start engine and allow to run until it stops.
with a flat file. S Clean the unit before storing. Pay particu-
S When rail top is uneven, use a flat file to re- lar attention to the air intake area, keeping
store square edges and sides. it free of debris. Use a mild detergent and
sponge to clean the plastic surfaces.
File Rail Edges S Do not store the unit or fuel in a closed area
and Sides where fuel vapors can reach sparks or an
Square open flame from hot water heaters, electric
motors or switches, furnaces, etc.
Worn Groove Correct Groove S Store in a dry area out of the reach of chil-
Replace guide bar when the groove is worn, dren.
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 (called gasohol or using ethanol
CHAIN SHARPENING or methanol) can attract moisture which leads
Chain sharpening is a complicated task that to fuel mixture separation and formation of
requires special tools. We recommended acids during storage. Acidic gas can damage
you refer chain sharpening to a professional the engine.
chain sharpener.
IGNITION TIMING NEED ASSISTANCE?
Ignition timing is fixed and nonadjustable.
SPARK PLUG NEED ASSISTANCE?
The spark plug should be replaced each Call 1--800--554--6723.
year to ensure the engine starts easier and NEED SERVICE PART?
runs better. Contact your dealer or place of purchase.

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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. Install new spark plug.
5. Fuel not reaching 5. Check for dirty fuel filter; replace.
carburetor. Check for kinked or split fuel line;
repair or replace.
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.

LIMITED WARRANTY
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC., ty does not cover predelivery set--up, instal-
warrants to the original purchaser that each lation of guide bar and chain, and normal ad-
new Poulan 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 and 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 EXPRESS
30 DAYS -- Parts and Labor, if used for rental WARRANTIES EXCEPT THOSE EX-
purposes. PRESSLY STIPULATED HEREIN.
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 ELECTROLUX HOME PRO-
dling, improper maintenance, or if the saw is DUCTS, INC., is to continuously improve its
altered in any way which in our judgement af- products. Therefore, ELECTROLUX HOME
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 all
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 period. This warran-
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U.S. EPA/CALIFORNIA/ENVIRONMENT CANADA
EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY STATEMENT
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-
Agency, California Air Resources Board, Envi- ERED: REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF
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--road 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 ranty rights 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 period of time up to the first scheduled re-
road engine engine at no cost to you. Ex- placement point for that part. DIAGNOSIS:
penses covered under warranty include diag- The owner shall not be charged for diagnostic
nosis, parts and labor. MANUFACTURER’S labor which leads to the determination that a
WARRANTY COVERAGE: If any emissions warranted part 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., servicing
fective or a defect in the materials or workman- center. CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES:
ship of the engine causes the failure of such an ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC.,
emission related part, the part will be repaired may be liable for damages to other engine
or replaced by ELECTROLUX HOME PROD- components caused by the failure of a war-
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-
performance of the required maintenance ered. ADD--ON OR MODIFIED PARTS: The
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.
that you retain all receipts covering mainte- ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC., is
nance on your small off--road engine, but not liable to cover failures of warranted parts
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC., caused by the use of add--on or modified parts.
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-
small off--road engine engine owner, you est authorized service center or call ELEC-
should be aware that ELECTROLUX HOME TROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC., at
PRODUCTS, INC., may deny you warranty 1--800--554--6723. WHERE TO GET WAR-
coverage if your small off--road 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 ELECTROLUX
improper maintenance, unapproved modifica- HOME PRODUCTS, INC., service centers.
tions, or the use of parts not made or approved Call: 1--800--554--6723 MAINTENANCE, RE-
by the original equipment manufacturer. You PLACEMENT AND REPAIR OF EMISSION
are responsible for presenting your small off-- RELATED PARTS: Any ELECTROLUX
road engine to an ELECTROLUX HOME HOME PRODUCTS, INC., approved replace-
PRODUCTS, INC., authorized 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-
questions regarding your warranty rights and SION CONTROL WARRANTY PARTS LIST:
responsibilities, you should contact your near- Carburetor, Ignition System: Spark Plug (cov-
est authorized service center or call ELEC- ered up to maintenance schedule), Ignition
TROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC., at Module, Muffler including catalyst. MAINTE-
1--800--554--6723. WARRANTY COM- NANCE STATEMENT: The owner is responsi-
MENCEMENT DATE: The warranty period ble for the performance of all required mainte-
begins on the date the small off--road engine is nance as defined in the instruction manual.
purchased. LENGTH OF COVERAGE: This

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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)

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