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Additional safety warnings
It is recommended that the first time user should have
practical instruction in the use of the chainsaw and the pro-
tective equipment from an experienced operator. The ini-
tial practice should be cutting logs on a saw horse or cra-
This tool is not intended for use by persons (including chil-
dren) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabili-
ties, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they
have been given supervision or instruction concerning use
of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not
play with the appliance.
Children and juveniles, with the exception of appren-
tices older than 16 years and under supervision, may
not operate the chain saw. The same applies for per-
sons who do not or do not sufficiently know how to han-
dle the chain saw. The operating instructions should al-
ways be ready to hand. Persons unfit or tired must not
operate the chain saw.
When working with the machine, always hold it firmly
with both hands and provide for a secure stance. The
power tool is guided more secure with both hands.
Always ensure all handles and guards are fitted when
using the machine. Never attempt to use an incomplete
machine or one fitted with an unauthorized modification.
Always wait until the machine has come to a complete
stop before placing it down. The tool insert can jam and
lead to loss of control over the power tool.
Product Description and
Read all safety warnings and all instruc-
tions. Failure to follow the warnings and in-
structions may result in electric shock, fire
and/or serious injury.
The power tool is intended for sawing wood such as wooden
beams, planks, branches, tree trunks, etc., and for sawing of
trees. Cuts can be sawed with or across the grain.
This power tool is not suitable for sawing mineral materials.
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Carefully remove the machine from its packaging and check if
the following parts are complete:
– Chain saw
– Chain bar
– Chain guard
– Operating instructions
When parts are missing or damaged, please contact your
The numbering of the product features refers to the illustra-
tion of the machine on the graphics page.
1 Rear handle (insulated gripping surface)
2 On/Off switch
3 Lock-off button for On/Off switch
4 Oil filler cap
5 Activation lever for kickback brake (hand guard)
6 Deactivation mark "for kickback brake"
7 Front handle (insulated gripping surface)
8 Serial number
9 Nose sprocket (AKE 35-19 S/40-19 S)
10 Chain guard
11 Saw chain
12 Chain bar
13 Gripping teeth
14 Chain-tensioning ring (red)
15 Locking knob
17 Symbol for rotation and cutting direction
18 Drive sprocket
19 Oil outlet
20 Guide fin for chain bar
21 Fastening bolt
22 Chain catch bolt
23 Chain tensioning catch
24 Power plug**
25 Extension cable*
26 Oil level gauge
27 Ventilation slots
28 Red dot
29 Protective lid of chain-tensioning mechanism
** country specific
*Accessories shown or described are not part of the standard de-
livery scope of the product. A complete overview of accessories
can be found in our accessories program.
Bosch Power Tools