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Echo CS-3000 TYPE 1E Operator's Manual

Echo chain saw operator's manual.

 
CHAIN SAW
Operator's Manual
MODELS :
Read rules for safe operation and instructions carefully. ECHO provides an Operator's Manual and an Engine
Operator's Manual. Both must be read and understood for proper and safe operation.
X7503202002
CS-3000 TYPE 1E
Serial Number 1001 - 2993
CS-3400 TYPE 1E
Serial Number 1001 - 3416
CS-3450 TYPE 1E
Serial Number 1001 - 4320
WARNING
DANGER
89865037331
06/02

Summary of Contents

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    CHAIN SAW Operator’s Manual MODELS : Read rules for safe operation and instructions carefully. ECHO provides an Operator’s Manual and an Engine Operator’s Manual. Both must be read and understood for proper and safe operation. X7503202002 CS-3000 TYPE 1E Serial Number 1001 - 2993...

  • Page 2: Rules For Safe Operation

    RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION A. Kickback Safety Precaution for Chain Saw Users WARNING! KICKBACK may occur when the nose or tip of the guide bar touches an object, or when the wood closes in and pinches the saw chain in the cut. Tip contact in some cases may cause a lightning fast reverse REACTION, Kicking the guide bar up and back towards the operator, pinching the...

  • Page 3

    18. When transporting your chain saw, use the appropriate gude bar scabbard. 19.Spark arrester mufflers approved to SAE Stan- dard J335b are Standard on ECHO Chain saws to reduce the possibility of forest fires. Do not operate the chain saw with a loose or defective muffler.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Rules for Safe Operation ... 2 Technical Data ... 4 Nomenclature of Parts ... 5 Preparation for Use ... 6* Operation ... 7 Cutting Instructions ... 9 Maintenance and Care ... 13 Chain and Guide Bar Combinations... 14* Setting the Saw Chain ... 15 Troubleshooting ...

  • Page 5: Nomenclature Of Parts

    CS-3000, CS-3400 1. Hand guard (Chain brake actuating lever) 2. Throttle control lockout 3. Throttle control trigger 4. Sprocket guard 5. Chain catcher CS-3450 IMPORTANT This spark ignition system complies with Canadian ICES-002. NOMENCLATURE OF PARTS 6. Air cleaner cover 7.

  • Page 6: Preparation For Use

    PREPARATION FOR USE Guide bar Saw chain Holes Guide Chain tensioner Direction to tension the chain Tensioner adjusting screw Sprocket guard The machine is delivered with guide bar and saw chain separated. Install guide bar and chain as follows. GUIDE BAR AND SAW CHAIN •...

  • Page 7: Operation

    Gasohol may contain maximum 10% ethyl (grain) alcohol or 15% MTBE (methyl tertiary-butyl ether). Gasohol containing methy (wood) alcohol is not approved. OIL - ECHO brand premium two-stroke 50:1 oil is preferred. Mix oil and gasoline/gasohol according to instructions on the oil container label.

  • Page 8

    WHEN THE ENGINE IS HARD TO START • Press throttle control lockout down while holding throttle trigger and push in latch. • Pull starter handle. • When engine starts, immediately push throttle trigger up, to release the latch. CAUTION Clutch engages and chain will rotate when engine is started with throttle latch engaged.

  • Page 9: Cutting Instructions

    GENERAL Kickback CUTTING INSTRUCTIONS [NOTE] Read the ECHO “CHAIN SAW SAFETY MANUAL” included with your chain saw for additional cutting and safety instruc- tions. In all circumstances the operation of the chain saw is a one-man job. It is difficult at times to take care for your own safety, so don’t assume the responsibility for a helper...

  • Page 10

    FELLING A TREE DIRECTION OF FALL 45° Direction of fall 2” First cut Notch Second cut One-third tree diameter LIMBING A falling tree can seriously damage anything it may hit - a car, a house, a fence, a powerline, or another tree. There are ways to make a tree fall where you want it, so first de- cide where that is! Before cutting, clear the area around the tree.

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    Don’t cut with the saw overhead or the bar in a verticle position. If the saw should kick back you may no have good enough control to prevent possible injury. BUCKING Bucking is the sawing of a log or fallen tree into smaller pieces.

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    INFORMATION Kickback Safety Features The following features are recommended for this model as Kickback Safety Features. • Double Guard Low Kick Type Guide Bar or Asymmetrical Low Kick Type Guide Bar Note: You saw chain can be equipped with either of these bars. Guide à...

  • Page 13: Maintenance And Care

    Air filter Air cleaner cover Oil discharge adjusting screw Oil port Fuel strainer Oil holes Sprocket MAINTENANCE AND CARE AIR FILTER • Check before every use. • Pull choke all the way out (Close position). • Loosen bolt, and remove air cleaner cover and filter. •...

  • Page 14: Chain And Guide Bar Combinations

    Use of replacement saw chain and/or guide bar other than that specified, or operation without the “tip guard” in place may cause severe kickback resulting in serious injury. Only use saw chain designated as, “LOW-KICKBACK”, that meets the ANSI B175.1-2000 standard and the ECHO guide bar specified.

  • Page 15: Setting The Saw Chain

    For setting saw chains, round file (4 mmø: 5/32”) and flat file are used. • To keep correct position and correct angle, use the file holder (Sure Sharp). - Round file (P-No. 897510-03930) and flat file (P-No. 897511-00230) are optional. - Please inquire about the file holder, if desired.

  • Page 16: Troubleshooting

    Poor performance of the engine and/or cutting mechanism can normally be prevented by carefully following the above instruc- tions. Poor performance can easily be corrected even by a beginner. When the engine does not function properly check the following three (3) points first. •...

  • Page 17: Storage

    Table 2 • Inspect and adjust every part of the chain saw. - Completely clean every part, and repair, if necessary. - Apply thin coating of oil on metal parts to prevent rust. - Remove chain and guide bar, apply sufficient oil coating and wrap them up in plastic. •...

  • Page 18: Correct Use Of Chain Brake

    You should enquire through local government offices, your employer or your local dealer to ensure that your chain saw conforms to the required safety standard. Echo chain brakes have been designed and tested to comply with international safety standards as follows.

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    NOTES...

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    Operator's Manual made payable to ECHO, INCORPORATED. State on a sheet of paper model number and serial number of the ECHO unit you have, part number of the manual (if known), your name and address and mail to address above.

  • Page 21

    This Supplement contains important information. Please keep with your Instruction Manual. Please use this information when installing or adjusting guide bar/saw chain. ADJUSTMENT, CHAIN TENSION IMPORTANT! Tighten guide bar nuts to 90 – 110 kgf/cm (80 – 95 in. lbs.) DO NOT over-tighten nuts.

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