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Poulan 220 LE, 260 LE Instruction Manual

Poulan chain saw instruction manual.

 
Manual de Instrucciones
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.
250 Bobby Jones Expressway
Augusta, GA 30907
Copyright E2002 Electrolux Home Products, Inc.
Instruction Manual
Manuel d'Instructions
220 LE / 260 LE
Electrolux Canada Corporation
6150 McLaughlin Road
Mississauga, Ontario L5R 4C2
R
530163637
11/22/02

Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    Instruction Manual Manual de Instrucciones Manuel d’Instructions 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.

  • Page 2

    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;...

  • Page 3

    S Keep the handles dry, clean, and free of oil or fuel mixture. S Keep fuel and oil caps, screws, and fas- teners securely tightened. S Use only Poulan PROR accessories and replacement parts as recommended. HANDLE FUEL WITH CAUTION S Do not smoke while handling fuel or while operating the saw.

  • Page 4

    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.

  • Page 5

    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.

  • Page 6

    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. SAFETY NOTICE: Exposure to vibrations through prolonged use of gasoline powered hand tools could cause blood vessel or nerve damage in the fingers, hands, and joints of...

  • Page 7

    Depth Gauge Cutters Drive Links 6. Place the chain over and behind the clutch, fitting the drive links in the clutch drum sprocket. Place chain onto the sprocket 7. Fit bottom of drive links between the teeth in the sprocket in the nose of the guide bar.

  • Page 8

    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...

  • Page 9

    A 40:1 ratio is obtained by mixing 3.2 ounces of oil with 1 gallon of unleaded gasoline. Included with this saw is a 3.2 ounce container of Poulan/Weed Eater brand synthetic oil. Pour the entire contents of this container into 1 gallon of gasoline to achieve the proper fuel mixture.

  • Page 10

    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).

  • Page 11

    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 Release the throttle trigger as soon as the cut is completed, allowing the en- gine to idle.

  • Page 12

    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.

  • Page 13

    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.

  • Page 14

    1. Loosen 3 screws on cylinder cover. 2. Remove cylinder cover. 3. Remove air filter. 4. Clean the air filter using hot soapy water. Rinse with clean cool water. Air dry com- pletely before reinstalling. 5. Lightly oil air filter before installing to im- prove the efficiency of air filter.

  • Page 15

    BAR MAINTENANCE If your saw cuts to one side, has to be forced through the cut, or been run with an improper amount of bar lubrication it may be necessary to service your bar. A worn bar will damage your chain and make cutting difficult. After each use, ensure ON/STOP switch is in the STOP position, then clean all sawdust from the guide bar and sprocket hole.

  • Page 16

    LIMITED WARRANTY ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC., warrants to the original purchaser that each new Poulan PROR brand gasoline chain saw is free from defects in material and workmanship and agrees to repair or replace under this warranty any defective gasoline chain saw as follows from the original date of purchase.

  • Page 17

    U.S. EPA/CALIFORNIA/ENVIRONMENT CANADA EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY STATEMENT YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND OBLIGA- TIONS: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, California Air Resources Board, Envi- ronment Canada and ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC., are pleased to explain the emissions control system warranty on your year 2002--2004 small off--road engine.

  • Page 18

    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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