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Makita XCU02 Instruction Manual

Makita XCU02 Instruction Manual

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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION MANUAL Cordless Chain Saw XCU02 014677...
  • Page 2: Specifications

    ENGLISH (Original instructions) SPECIFICATIONS Model XCU02 Chain speed 8.3 m/s (500 m/min) (1,650 ft/min) Length of guide bar 300 mm (12") Guide bar part No 165245-8 Guide bar type Sprocket nose bar Type 90PX Saw chain Pitch 3/8" No. of drive links...
  • Page 3 to power source and/or battery pack, picking power tool for operations different from those up or carrying the tool. Carrying power tools intended could result in a hazardous situation. Battery tool use and care with your finger on the switch or energising power tools that have the switch on invites accidents.
  • Page 4 Wear safety glasses and hearing protection. user, you should take several steps to keep your Further protective equipment for head, hands, cutting jobs free from accident or injury. legs feet recommended. Adequate Kickback is the result of tool misuse and/or protective clothing will reduce personal injury by incorrect operating procedures or conditions and flying debris or accidental contact with the saw chain.
  • Page 5 Do not incinerate the battery cartridge even if WARNING: it is severely damaged or is completely worn out. The battery cartridge can explode in a fire. DO NOT let comfort or familiarity with product Be careful not to drop or strike battery. (gained from repeated use) replace strict adherence Do not use a damaged battery.
  • Page 6: Parts Description

    PARTS DESCRIPTION Lever Front hand guard Top handle Carabinar Battery cartridge Guide bar (rope attachment point) Saw chain Sprocket cover Adjusting dial Chain catcher Guide bar cover Lock-off button Switch trigger Front handle Spike bumper Adjusting screw for oil pump (at the bottom) 014649...
  • Page 7: Functional Description

    Overload protection FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION When the tool is operated in a manner that causes it to draw an abnormally high current, the tool automatically stops without any indication. In this situation, turn the CAUTION: tool off and stop the application that caused the tool to Always be sure that the tool is switched off and the •...
  • Page 8: Adjusting The Chain Lubrication

    CAUTION: Should the saw chain not come to a stop within • one second when this test is performed, the saw must not be used. Consult a MAKITA specialist repair shop. 014674...
  • Page 9: Adjusting Saw Chain Tension

    Turn the adjusting dial to "-" direction to release 1. Hole the saw chain tension. 2. Guide bar 1. Adjusting dial 014661 Turn the lever clockwise fully and a quarter turn back to keep looseness for adjusting chain tension. 014653 Turn the lever counterclockwise to loosen the 12.
  • Page 10: Operation

    The oil delivery may otherwise be 1. Sprocket cover impaired. 2. Lever As a saw chain oil, use oil exclusively for Makita • chain saws or oil available in market. Never use oil including dust and particles or •...
  • Page 11 Pruning trees 1. Spike bumper 014714 If you cannot cut the timber right through with a single 014668 stroke: CAUTION: Apply light pressure to the handle and continue sawing Keep all parts of the body away from the saw • and draw the chain saw back a little;...
  • Page 12 1. Felling area 006915 006917 − Cut wood under tension on the pressure side (A) first. Before starting felling work, ensure that: Then make the final cut on the tension side (B). This Only persons involved in the felling operation prevents the bar from becoming trapped.
  • Page 13: Maintenance

    Carrying tool routine resharpening. When the saw chain has been resharpened several times, have it sharpened in a 1. Guide bar cover MAKITA specialist repair shop. 2. Battery cover Sharpening criteria: − All cutter length must be equal. Cutters of differing length prevent the chain from running smoothly, and may cause the chain to break.
  • Page 14 − The best cutting results are obtained with following distance between cutting edge and depth gauge. Chain blade 90PX: 0.5 mm (0.016") 1. Cutting length 2. Distance between cutting edge and depth gauge 3. Minimum 3 mm 006927 − Guide the file as shown in the figure. −...
  • Page 15: Replacing Carbon Brushes

    Have the sprocket replaced in this case. The any other maintenance or adjustment should be sprocket needs to be installed so that it always performed by Makita Authorized or Factory Service faces as shown in the figure. Centers, always using Makita replacement parts.
  • Page 16: Instructions For Periodic Maintenance

    Instructions for periodic maintenance To ensure long life, prevent damage and ensure the full functioning of the safety features the following maintenance must be performed regularly. Warranty claims can be recognized only if this work is performed regularly and properly. Failure to perform the prescribed maintenance work can lead to accidents! The user of the chain saw must not perform maintenance work which is not described in the...
  • Page 17: Troubleshooting

    These accessories or attachments are recommended • for use with your Makita tool specified in this manual. The use of any other accessories or attachments might present a risk of injury to persons. Only use accessory or attachment for its stated purpose.

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