Please do not return unit to retailer. Por favor, no devuelva el aparato al lugar de compra. Veuillez ne pas retourner l’outil au détaillant. 1- -800- -554- -6723 www.poulan.com Instruction Manual Manual de Instrucciones Manuel d’Instructions For Occasional Use Only...
IDENTIFICATION OF SYMBOLS WARNING! This chain saw can be dangerous! Care- less or improper use can cause 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! should be avoided;...
S Carefully plan your sawing operation in ad- vance. Do not start cutting until you have a clear work area, secure footing, and, if you are felling trees, a planned retreat path. OPERATE YOUR SAW SAFELY S Do not operate a chain saw with one hand. Serious injury to the operator, helpers, by- standers or any combination of these per- sons may result from one-handed opera-...
Avoid Obstructions Clear The Working Area REDUCE THE CHANCE OF KICKBACK S Recognize that kickback can happen. With a basic understanding of kickback, you can reduce the element of surprise which contributes to accidents. S Never let the moving chain contact any ob- ject at the tip of the guide bar.
Symmetrical Guide Bar Large Radius Tip S Low--Kickback Chain, designed with a contoured depth gauge and guard link which deflect kickback force and allow wood to gradually ride into the cutter. Low-- Kickback Chain has met kickback per- formance requirements when tested on a representative sample of chain saws be- low 3.8 cubic inch displacement specified in ANSI B175.1.
Computed kickback angle (CKA) Table Length MODEL 2250 952044368 2250/2450 952044370 952044418 2550 NOTE: If this saw is to be used for commer- cial logging, a chain brake is required and shall not be removed or otherwise disabled to com- ply with Federal OSHA Regulations for Com- mercial Logging.
Mount the Bar 6. Carefully remove the chain from the pack- age. Hold chain with the drive links as shown. Tip of CUTTERS MUST FACE IN DIIRECTION OF ROTATION Depth Gauge Cutters Drive Links Place chain onto the sprocket 7. Place chain over and behind clutch, fitting the drive links in the clutch drum sprocket.
OPERATION KNOW YOUR 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 Adjustment Tool...
2-cycle air-cooled engine oil designed to be mixed at a ratio of 40:1. Poulan/Weed Eater brand synthetic oil is recommended. Mix gasoline and oil at a ratio of 40:1. A 40:1 ratio is obtained by mixing 3.2 ounces of oil with 1 gallon of unleaded gasoline.
ON/STOP Switch Primer Bulb ON/STOP SWITCH STOP CHOKE/FAST IDLE LEVER (SIDE VIEW) Choke/Fast FULL Idle Lever STARTING A WARM ENGINE: 1. Move ON/STOP switch to the ON posi- tion. 2. Pull the choke/fast idle lever out to the full extent, then push the lever back in com- pletely (to the OFF position).
S Begin cutting with the saw frame against the log. S Keep the engine at full speed the entire time you are cutting. S Allow the chain to cut for you. Exert only light downward pressure. If you force the cut, damage to the bar, chain, or en- gine can result.
S DO NOT cut down a partially fallen tree with your saw. Be extremely cautious with partially fallen trees that may be poorly supported. When a tree doesn’t fall com- pletely, set the saw aside and pull down the tree with a cable winch, block and tackle, or tractor.
Using a support stand LIMBING AND PRUNING WARNING: Be alert for and guard against kickback. Do not allow the moving chain to contact any other branches or ob- jects at the nose of the guide bar when limb- ing or pruning. Allowing such contact can re- sult in serious injury.
Cleaning the air filter: A dirty air filter decreases engine perform- ance and increases fuel consumption and harmful emissions. Always clean after 15 tanks of fuel or 5 hours of operation, which- ever comes first. Clean more frequently in dusty conditions. A used aire filter can never be completely cleaned.
socket wrench. Spark plug gap should be 0.025 inches. 6. Reinstall the spark plug boot. 7. Reinstall the cylinder cover and 3 screws. Tighten securely. Cylinder Screws Cover Spark Plug Boot Spark Plug STORAGE WARNING: Stop engine and allow to cool, and secure the unit before storing or transporting in a vehicle.
You are responsible for presenting your small off-- road engine to a POULAN/WEED EATER au- thorized repair center as soon as a problem ex- ists. Warranty repairs should be completed in a reasonable amount of time, not to exceed 30 days.
Intermediate (125 hours) Extended (300 hours) can be grounds for disallowing a warranty claim. POULAN/WEED EATER is not liable to cover failures of warranted parts caused by the use of add--on or modified parts. HOW TO FILE A CLAIM: If you have any questions re-...