Check that the chain catcher is not damaged and is ﬁrmly
attached to the body of the chain saw.
Right hand guard
Check that the right hand guard is not damaged and that
there are no visible defects, such as cracks.
Vibration damping system
Regularly check the vibration damping units for cracks or
Make sure the vibration damping units are securely
attached to the engine unit and handle unit.
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Start the engine and make sure the engine stops when
you move the stop switch to the stop setting.
CAUTION! The start/stop switch automatically returns to
run position. In order to prevent unintentional starting, the
spark plug cap must be removed from the spark plug
when assembling, checking and/or performing
Never use a machine that has a faulty mufﬂer.
Regularly check that the mufﬂer is securely attached to
Some mufﬂers are equipped with a special spark arrestor
mesh. If your machine has this type of mufﬂer, you should
clean the mesh at least once a week. This is best done
with a wire brush. A blocked mesh will cause the engine
to overheat and may lead to serious damage.
Note! The mesh must be replaced if it is damaged. If the
mesh is blocked the machine will overheat and this will
cause damage to the cylinder and piston. Never use a
machine with a mufﬂer that is in poor condition. Never