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- -pro.com Manual de Instrucciones Manuel d’Instructions PP3516AVX / PP4218AVX WARNING: Read and follow all Safety Rules and Operating Instructions before using this product.
IDENTIFICATION OF SYMBOLS WARNING! This chain saw can be dangerous! Careless or improper use can cause serious or even fatal injury. Always wear appropriate ear protection, eye protec- tion and head protection. Always use two hands when operating the chain saw. WARNING! Contacting the guide bar tip with any ob- ject should be avoided;...
S Keep fuel and oil caps, screws, and fas- teners securely tightened. S Use only Poulan PRO accessories and re- placement parts as recommended. HANDLE FUEL WITH CAUTION S Do not smoke while handling fuel or while operating the saw.
and refuel unit. S Store the unit and fuel in an area where fuel vapors cannot reach sparks or open flames from water heaters, electric motors or switches, furnaces, etc. KICKBACK WARNING: Avoid kickback which can result in serious injury. Kickback is the backward, upward or sudden forward motion of the guide bar occurring when the saw chain near the upper tip of the guide bar con-...
pletely around the rear handle whether your are right handed or left handed. Keep your left arm straight with the elbow locked. S Position your left hand on the front handle- bar so it is in a straight line with your right hand on the rear handle when making bucking cuts.
WARNING: Computed kickback angle (CKA) listed on your saw and listed in the CKA table below represents angle of kickback your bar and chain combinations will have when tested in accordance with CSA (Cana- dian Standards Association) and ANSI stan- dards.
ASSEMBLY Protective gloves (not provided) should be worn during assembly. ATTACHING THE BAR & CHAIN not already attached) WARNING: If received assembled, repeat all steps to ensure your saw is properly assembled and all fasteners are secure. Al- ways wear gloves when handling the chain. The chain is sharp and can cut you even when it is not moving! 1.
Use a screwdriver to move chain around guide bar. If the chain does not rotate, it is too tight. If the chain is too loose, it will sag below the bar. Guide Screwdriver Adjusting Wheel Knob Adjusting the tension: Chain tension is very important. Chains stretch during use.
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. Front Hand Guard Chain Muffler...
Poulan or Poulan PRO oil resists high temperature thinning. If Poulan or Poulan PRO bar and chain oil is not available, use a good grade SAE 30 oil. S Never use waste oil for bar and chain lubri- cation.
IGNITION SWITCH STOP Choke Lever 1. Move ON/STOP switch to the ON posi- tion. 2. Slowly press primer bulb 6 times. 3. Pull choke/fast idle lever out to the full extent (to the FULL CHOKE position). 4. Pull the starter rope sharply 5 times with your right hand.
S Check chain tension before first use and after 1 minute of operation. See CHAIN TENSION in the ASSEMBLY section. S Cut wood only. Do not cut metal, plastics, masonry, non-wood building materials, etc. S Stop the saw if the chain strikes a foreign object.
control fall Opening of felling Closing of notch NOTE: Before felling cut is complete, use 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. 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...
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 objects at the nose of the guide bar when limbing or pruning. Allowing such contact can result in serious injury.
If any dealer other than an authorized service dealer performs work on the product, Poulan PRO may not pay for repairs under warranty. It is your re- sponsibility to maintain and perform general maintenance.
the guide bar is bent or cracked, or when ex- cess heating or burring of the rails occurs. If re- placement is necessary, use only the guide bar specified for your saw in the repair parts list or on the decal located on the chain saw. CHECK FUEL MIXTURE LEVEL S See FUELING ENGINE under the OP- ERATION section.
Follow the mix instructions found on stabiliz- er containers. Run engine at least 5 minutes after adding stabilizer. Poulan/WEED EATER 40:1, 2-cycle engine oil (air cooled) is blended with fuel stabilizer. If you do not use this oil, you can add a fuel...
HELPFUL TIP During storage of your gas/ oil mixture, the oil will sepa- rate from the gas. We recommend that you shake the gas can weekly to insure proper blending of the gas and oil. ENGINE S Remove spark plug and pour 1 teaspoon of 40:1, 2-cycle engine oil (air cooled) through the spark plug opening.
(California only). Where a warrantable condi- tion exists, Poulan PRO will repair your small off- -road engine engine at no cost to you. Ex- penses covered under warranty include diagnosis, parts and labor.
Moderate (50 hours) Intermediate (125 hours) Extended (300 hours) claim. Poulan PRO is not liable to cover fail- ures of warranted parts caused by the use of add- -on or modified parts. HOW TO FILE A CLAIM: If you have any questions regarding...