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Cleaning
the air filter:
A dirty air filter decreases
engine
perform-
ance and increases
fuel
consumption
and
harmful
emissions.
Always
clean
after 15
tanks of fuel or 5 hours of operation,
which-
ever comes
first.
Clean more frequently
in
dusty conditions.
A used aire filter can never
be completely
cleaned.
It is advisable
to re-
place your air filter with a new one after every
50 hours of operation,
or annually, whichever
comes
first.
1.
Loosen 3 screws
on cylinder
cover.
2.
Remove
cylinder
cover.
3.
Remove air filter.
4.
Clean the air filter using hot soapy water.
Rinse with clean cool water. Air dry com-
pletely before reinstalling.
5.
Lightly oil air filter before installing
to im-
prove the efficiency
of air filter.
Use
2-cycle
engine oil or motor oil (SAE 30).
Squeeze
excess
oil from filter.
6.
Reinstall air filter.
7.
Reinstall
cylinder
cover and 3 screws.
Tighten
securely.
Cylinder
Air Filter
Cover
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Cylinder
Cover
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INSPECT
MUFFLER
AND
SPARK
ARRESTING
SCREEN
As the unit is used, carbon deposits
build up
on the muffler
and spark
arresting
screen.
and must be removed to avoid creating a fire
hazard
or affecting
engine performance.
Replace the spark arresting
screen if breaks
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Cover
Cleaning
is required every 25 hours of opera-
tion or annualIy, whichever comes first.
1.
Loosen and remove the 2 muffler cover
screws.
2.
Remove the muffler cover (cover snaps off
muffler body).
3.
Remove muffler diffuser and spark arrest-
ing screen assembly. Notice the orientation
of these parts for reassembling.
4.
Clean the spark arrestor screen with a wire
brush. Replace screen if breaks are found.
5.
Replace any
broken or cracked
muffler
parts.
6.
Reinstall diffuser and spark arrestor screen
assembly
with round holes facing up.
7.
Reinstall
muffler
cover
and
2 screws.
Tighten securely.
CARBURETOR
ADJUSTMENTS
Your carburetor
is equipped with limiter caps.
Carburetor
adjustment
is a complicated
task.
We recommend
that you take your unit to an
authorized service dealer. Damage will occur if
you turn the needles beyond the limiter stops.
BAR
MAINTENANCE
If your saw cuts to one side, has to be forced
through the cut, or been run with an improper
amount of bar lubrication it may be necessary
to service your bar. A worn bar will darnage
your chain and make cutting difficult.
After each use. ensure ON/STOP
switch is in
the STOP position, then clean all sawdust from
the guide bar and sprocket hole.
To maintain guide bar:
• Move ON/STOP
switch to the STOP posi-
tion.
• Loosen and remove chain brake nuts and
chain brake.
Remove
bar and chain from
saw.
• Clean the eli holes and bar groove affer each
5 hours of operation,
Remove
Sawdust
From
Guide Bar Groove
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• Burring of guide bar raits is a normal process
of rail wear. Remove these burrs with a flat
file.
• When rail top is uneven, use a flat file to re-
store square edges and sides.
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File Rail Edges_
F1 FI
and Sides
I u I
Square
I
I
Worn Groove
Correct
Groove
Replace guide bar when the groove is worn,
the guide bar is bent or cracked, or when exce-
ss heating or burring of the rails occurs, If re-
placement is necessary, use only the guide bar
specified for your saw in the repair parts list or
on the decal located on the chain saw,
CHAIN
SHARPENING
Chain sharpening
is a complicated
task that
requires
special
tools.
We recommended
you refer chain sharpening
to a professional
chain sharpener.
IGNITION
TIMING
Ignition timing is fixed and nonadjustable.
SPARK
PLUG
The spark
plug should be
replaced
each
year to ensure the engine starts
easier and
runs better.
1. Loosen
3 screws
on cylinder
cover.
2.
Remove
the cylinder
cover.
3.
Pull off the spark plug boot.
4.
Remove spark plug from cylinder and dis-
card.
5.
Replace
with Champion
RCJ-7Y
spark
plug and tighten securely
with a 3/4 inch
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