Checking the inertia brake release
Place the chain saw, with the engine switched off, on a
stump or other stable surface. Release the front handle
and let the saw fall by its own weight, rotating around the
rear handle towards the stump.
When the bar hits the stump the brake should be
Checking the brake trigger
Place the chain saw on ﬁrm ground and start it. Make sure
the chain does not touch the ground or any other object.
See the instructions under the heading Start and stop.
Grasp the chain saw ﬁrmly, wrapping your ﬁngers and
thumbs around the handles.
32 – English
Apply full throttle and activate the chain brake by tilting
your left wrist forward onto the front hand guard. Do not let
go of the front handle. The chain should stop
Make sure the throttle control is locked at the idle
setting when the throttle lockout is released.
Press the throttle lockout and make sure it returns to
its original position when you release it.
Check that the throttle control and throttle lockout
move freely and that the return springs work properly.
Start the chain saw and apply full throttle. Release the
throttle control and check that the chain stops and
remains stationary. If the chain rotates when the
throttle control is in the idle position you should check
the carburettor idle adjustment.
115 13 81-26 Rev.3 2009-01-14