Craftsman 358.360170 Parts List
Craftsman 358.360170 Parts List

Craftsman 358.360170 Parts List

2.6 18 in. bar 2-cycle gasoline chainsaw


Model No.
- 18 in. Bar
• Assembly
Parts List
For Occasional
Use Only
Read and follow all Safety
Rules and Operating
before first use of this product.
For answers
to your questions
about this product:
Call 7 am-7
pm, Mon-Sat;
Sun, 10 am-7
_Hoo,o,isted areCentraITime)
Sears, Roebuck
and Co., Hoffman
IL 60179 U.S.A.


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Summary of Contents for Craftsman 358.360170

  • Page 1 Instruction Manual 2.6 2-Cycle GASOLINE CHAIN Model No. 358.360170 - 18 in. Bar • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Parts List • Espar_ol For Occasional Use Only WARNING: & Read and follow all Safety Rules and Operating Instructions before first use of this product.
  • Page 2 Parts & Ordering Back Cover FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN _ GAS CHAIN SAW For one year from the date of purchase, when this Craftsman Gas Chain Saw is maintained, lubricated and tuned up according to the instruction manual, Sears witl repair, free of charge, any defect in material or workmanship.
  • Page 3: Carburetor Adjustments

    Use only Craftsman acces- sories and replacement parts as rec- ommended. Never modify your saw. • Maintain chain saw with care, •...
  • Page 4: Maintain Control

    • Keep saw chain sharp and properly dlBIWAHNING: Avoid kickback which tensioned. A loose or dutI chain can can result in serious injury. Kickback increase the chance of kickback. Fol- is the backward, upward or sudden for- tow manufacturer's chain sharpening and maintenance instructions.
  • Page 5 your right hand o nthe rear h andle Low-Kickback Chain when m aking bucking cuts. Stand Contoured Depth Gauge stightty tothe left s ide ofthe saw to keep y our body f rom being i nadirect deflects kickback _ine with the cutting chain. force And allows •...
  • Page 6: Safety Notice

    SPARK SAFETY NOTICE: Exposure tovibra- ARRESTING SCREEN: Your tions t hrough prolonged use ofgasoline saw is equipped with a temperature lim- powered hand t ools c outd c ause btood iting muffler and spark arresting screen vessel ornerve damage inthe fingers, which meets the requirements of Califor- hands, and joints o fpeople prone t o nia Codes 4442 and 4443, AII U.S.
  • Page 7 KNOW YOUR S AW 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 controts and adjustments. Save this manua_ for future reference. Chain Front Hand Guard "_'_ Front Handle...
  • Page 8 Craftsman ward the front handle as far as pos- chain saw bar oil. If Craftsman bar oit sible. The chain brake must be disen- is not available, you may use a good gaged before cutting with the saw.
  • Page 9 IMPORTANT POINTS TO REMEMBER DIFFICULT STARTING (or 8tatting When p ulling the starter rope, donot flooded engine) use the futt The engine may be flooded if it has not e xtent of the rope as this started after 10 pulls. can cause the rope to break.
  • Page 10: Tree Felling Techniques

    without releasing your grip around the TREE FELLING TECHNIQUES front handle. The chain s hould stop im- mediately. did, WARNING: Check for broken or Inertia a ctivating function dead branches which can fail while c ontrol cutting causing serious injury. Do not ,I_ WARNING: When performing cut near buildings...
  • Page 11: Felling Large Trees

    FELLING LARGE TREES • Be alert to signs that the tree is (6inches indiameter orlarger) ready to fall: cracking sounds, widen- The notch m ethod isused t ofelt l arge ing of the feIling cut, or movement trees. Anotch i scut o nthe side o fthe the upper branches.
  • Page 12 Overoutting begins onthetop side of Using a log for eupport the log with thebottom o fthe saw against thelog. W hen o vercutting light d ownward pressure. Undercutting Undercutting involves cutting on the underside of the log with top of saw against the tog.
  • Page 13 LIMBING • Make your first cut 1/3 of the way • Limb a tree only after it is cut down. through the bottom of the limb. This • Leave the larger limbs underneath the cut will make the limb sag so that it fetted tree to support the tree as you falls easily on the second cut.
  • Page 14 GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS 1. Use the screwdriver end of the The warranty onthis unit d oes n ot c ov- chain adjustment tool (bar too0 to eritems t hat h ave been s ubjected move chain around guide bar to operator abuse o rnegligence. Tore- ensure kinks do not exist.
  • Page 15 CHECK CHAIN S HARPNESS LUBRICATION Asharp c hain m akes wood c hips. A Bar OiI duIt chain m akes asawdust powder and cuts s towiy. See CHAIN SHARP- ENING inthe SERVICE AND A DJUST- MENTS section. __Fi_l CHECK GUIDE BAR Conditions which require guide bar •...
  • Page 16 INSPECT MUFFLER AND SPARK AR- 6. Reinstall diffuser and spark arrest- RESTING SCREEN ing screen assembiy with round As the unit is used, carbon deposits holes facing up. 7. ReinstaII muffler cover and 2 buitd up on the muffler and spark ar- screws.
  • Page 17 TO REPLACE CHAIN: 11. Putt guide bar forward until chain is 1. Move ON/STOP switch to the STOP snug in guide bar groove. Ensure all drive tinks are in the bar groove. position. 12. install chain brake. Remove chain brake nuts, Remove chain brake, 13.
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting Table

    Initial Setting8 1/16-turn increments until performance 1. Turn both mixture screws (L and H) is satisfactory. Repeat this procedure counterclockwise until they stop, as necessary for proper adjustment. 2. Turn the idle speed screw (T) After completing adjustments, check clockwise until it stops.
  • Page 19: Fuel System

    Run engine at least 5 min- ventilated area where fuel vapors utes after adding stabilizer. cannot reach sparks or open flames Craftsman 40:1,2-cycle engine oil (air from water heaters, electric motors or cooled) is blended with fuel stabilizer, switches, furnaces, etc.
  • Page 20 TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE WARNING: Aiways stop unit and disconnect spark plug before perform- ing all of the recommended remedies below except remedies that require operation of the unit. TROUBLE CAUSE REMEDY 1. ON/STOP switch in 1. Move ON/STOP switch to ON. Engine will not start or will run STOP posifion.
  • Page 21 TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE - Continued TROUBLE CAUSE REMEDY O[I inadequate t. Oil tank empty 1. Fill oil tank for bar and 2. Oil pump or oil filter 2 Contact Sears Service. chain clogged. lubrication. 3. Guide bar oil hole 3. Remove bar and clean.
  • Page 22: Warranty

    the part wi_I berepaired orreplaced to the effect of "repair or replace as nec- Sears. OWNER'S WARRANTY essary" shatl be warranted for 2 years. SPONSIBILITIES: Asthe smalt off-road Any warranted part which is scheduled engine owner, you are responsible for replacement as required mainte- the performance ofthe required...

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