Craftsman 358.351340 Operator's Manual

Craftsman 358.351340 Operator's Manual

2.0 2-cycle gasoline chain saw


Operator's Manual
2.0 2-Cycle
Model No.
358.351340 - 14 in. Bar
Read and
follow all
Instructionsbefore first use of this product.
For answers to your questionsabout this product:
Call 7 am-7 pm, Mon-Sat; Sun, 10 am-7 pm
and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA


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Summary of Contents for Craftsman 358.351340

  • Page 1 Operator's Manual CRAFTSMRN 2.0 2-Cycle GASOLINE CHAIN SAW Model No. 358.351340 - 14 in. Bar WARNING: follow all Read and Safety Operating Instructionsbefore first use of this product. For answers to your questionsabout this product: Call 7 am-7 pm, Mon-Sat; Sun, 10 am-7 pm •...
  • Page 2: Plan Ahead

    SenncjLand Adjl]stments_ FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN ® GAS CHAII_,' S AW I For one y_ear from_thede, of purchase, when this Craftsman Gas Chain Saw is mamteined, I,ul_.dcatedlanditur_dup accoro_, ng to the owner's manual, Sears will of c hame, inmatan-' or wor ansh p.
  • Page 3 In the op- • Use only Craftsman accessories and posite direction of the chain rotation. replacej_ant parts as recommended. Pinch-Kickback drives the saw stndght Never modify your saw.
  • Page 4: Maintain Control

    incmaeethe chanceof kickback.Fol- keep your body.from in a direct low man.utactumr's chain sharpening line with.the cutting chron. and maintenance instructions.Check • Stand with your weight evenly bai- tension at regular intervals, but never anced on both feet. with engine mnnlng. Make sure bar •...
  • Page 5 muffler and spark8rrastingscreen prone to dmulation di,_.rders.or whichmeetsthe requirements of abnormal swelling. Prol.o.ngea use in . CalifomlaCodes4442 and 4443. All cold weather has been linked to blcoa U.S. forest land and the states of vessel damege in otherwise h .salthy California, Idaho, Maine, Minnesota, people.
  • Page 6 KNOW YOUR SAW READTHIS OPERATOR'SMANUALAND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERAT- ING YOUR CHAIN SAW. Compare the illustrationswith your unit to familiarize yourseffwith tb_ location of the various controls and adjustments. Save this manual for futu_ reference. BarTool FrontHandle _=_===_ StsrterRope ON/STOP Chain Muffler Primer...
  • Page 7: Before Starting Engine

    For maximum guide bar and chain life, • R]I ber oil tenk with ber oil. we .recommend.y .ou. u se Craftsman chain saw bar o,L If Craftsman bar oil is • Move On/Stop switchto ON. Primer Bulb not available, you may use a good grade SAE 30 oil untilyou are able to obtain Craftsman brand.
  • Page 8: Starting A Warm Engine

    NOTE:Whenpullingthe starterrope, OPERATING TIPS do notusethe fullextentof the rope. • Check Chain tension before first use Do notlet starterropesnapback.Hold and after,1 minute of opereticn. See handle.Let roperewindslowly. Chain Tensionin the Maintenance section. • Pull starter rope handle firmlyand • Cut wood only. Donot cut metal, plas- quickly with your dght hand untilthe tics, masonry, non--woodbuildingma,_,- engine attempts to start, but no more...
  • Page 9 plumbor levelto determinethe di- Dwill help prevent the tree rectionof tree lean. in the wrong direction. : Weightand brancheson oneside. Hingeholds_ee on Surrounding trees andobstacles. • Lookfor decay and roL If the trunk is rotted, it can snap and fail toward the operator.
  • Page 10: Limbing And Pruning

    or wcodintothe cutunt_the sew cen be U@ngs log for support 2_ Cut I'ly. REtitlt lnd carefully manterthem_. Do not_ a met_ w_e. Do n_ at_.__ mmrt your sew whan it b pinchedor hung in a log. Use a wedgeto removepinched saw 1stCut Turn ssw OFF and usa a piastlc or wooden wedge to force cut open.
  • Page 11: Customer Responsibilities

    LIMBING branchesarehigherthanyourshoul- • Limb a tree only after it is cut down. der. Get a professionalto do the job. • Leave the larger limbs underneath the • Make your first cut 1/3 of the way felled tree to support the tree as you through the bottom of the limb.
  • Page 12 CHECK FOR DAMAGED OR Udngbarrod,roll c hain around guide • WORN PARTS bar to ensure all linksare in bar groove. Replacement of damaged/wom pads • Lift up tip of guide bar to check for shouldbe referredto your SearsSer- sag. Release tip of guide bar, then vice Center.
  • Page 13: Clean Air Filter

    INSPECT MUFFLER AND SPARK • Add lubdcant to sprocket hole after each use. ARRESTOR SCREEN • Burringof guide bar rails is a normal As the unit is used, carbon deposits process Ofrail wear. Remove these build up on the muffler end sped( burrs with a flat file.
  • Page 14: Chain Replacement

    • Replacewith ChampionRCJ7Yspark Cyllncler Cover plug andtighten a 3/4 inch socket wrench (10-12 ft Ibe). Spark plug gap should be .025 in. : Re!nstall t he sped(plug boot. Reinstallthe cylindercoverand 3 Spark screws (15-20 irPIbs). Plug • Slide the guide bar rearward until it CHAIN REPLACEMENT stops against the sprocket.
  • Page 15 CLEAN FUEL FILTER Start motor, let it run for 3 minutes, and Tocleanfuelfilter,drainyourunit by proceed tothe adjustment esc_on. If runningdry of fuel, removefuel cap/re- engine does not start, refer to tmuble- shooUngcha.,tor call 1-800-235-5878. tainerassembly from tank.Pullfilter fromtank andremovefromline.Clean If engine performance is acceptable at with milddetergent the preset positionsand there is no and rinse.
  • Page 16: External Surfaces

    • Store chain saw and fuel in a well CRAFTSMAN 40:1, 2-cycle engine oil ventilated area where fuel vapors cannot reach sparks or open flames (air cool.eel.. ) is especially blended with fuel stabilizer.
  • Page 17: Troubleshooting Chart

    TROUBLE SHOOTING CHART TROUBLE CAUSE REMEDY Engine will not • Ignition switch off. • Move Ign_on switch .toON. start or will run • See "Starling Instructions." • Engine flooded. • Ril tank with correct fuel mixture. • Fuel tank empty. only a few seconds after •...
  • Page 18: Emission Control

    TROUBLE SHOOTING CHART- Continued CAUSE REMEDY TROUBLE Chain moves • Idle speed requires • See "Carburetor Adjustments.• at idle speed. adjustment. • Contact Sears Service. • Clutch requires repair. • See "Chain Tension." Chain does _. Chain tQnslontoo not move tighL •...
  • Page 19: Warranty Period

    gine owner,you are responsiblefor the shallbe warrantedforthe period performance of the requirea mainte_ oftime up to the first scheduled replace- nance listed in your Owner's Manual. ment point for that part. SEARS recommends that you retain all DIAGNOSIS receipts covering maintenance on your lawn and garden equipment engine, but The owner shall not be charged for diag- SEARS cannot deny waoanty solely for nostic labor which leads to the deter- the lack of receipts or for'your failiJre to mination:th_...
  • Page 20: Repair Parts

    REPAIR PARTS 5352 143536 2642 2 15 19 23 18 17 4845 2o" II 323334 Ref. Pml No. Ref. Pml No. Ref, Part N_ De_dpUo. Dm_ptJon 49. 530015940 Screw iOI Pump_ 530069724 rdgger&LodmutKit 24. 530071259 (Ind.2O,31 & 45) 50. 530037485 Starter Handle (Ind.d_ Pin) _neck Vah_...
  • Page 21 REPAIR PARTS 14 12 13 22 -------;- _ Pan No. Dw.rlpUo. neea_lon Fief. Part No, ,sso047_, 53OO31163 BarWrench Cap-Crank=_ Rlter 5300379_5 53OO37793 530016101 530016136 _ F,terHousV,g Gro_ Su_o 53OO378O4 530047442 Carburetor I_t ,53006NW En_ Guket_ (IncL 12&13) Wire 14_mms Ass_ 630052296 530019239 Carb.
  • Page 22 REPAIR PARTS Ammmblv KItNumb_ J_OOMrtl_ K]T*_ KIT* Ref. PurrN_ De_dptlon ummw CapH_h 530038318 530038317 Um_ Cap-Low Catoure_ Rop__ 53¢069626 53O069844 _r_m (,.comm) Nee_-LowS_ed 5300_383 5300_84 N_I*-H_h Speed & 5300_g3 Neodb S_npLowSpe_ Need_ S_-H_h 5300_295...
  • Page 23 REPAIR PARTS...
  • Page 24 or the repair or replacement parts you need elivered directly to your home ;all 7 am - 7 pm, 7 days a week L-800-366-PART 1-800-366-7278) 'ara ordenar piezas con entrega a omicilio- 1-800-659-7084 or in-house major brand repair service all 24 hours a day, '7 days a week -800-4-REPAIR RSBN_ 1-800-473-7247)

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