Bef ore using a new chain saw
Please read this manual carefully.
Check that the cutting equipment is correctly ﬁtted and
adjusted. See instructions under the heading
Refuel and start the chain saw. See the instructions
under the headings Fuel Handling and Starting and
Do not use the chain saw until sufﬁcient chain oil has
reached the chain. See instructions under the heading
Long-term exposure to noise can result in permanent
hearing impairment. So always use approved hearing
W ARNING! Under no circumstances may
the design of the machine be modiﬁed
without the permission of the
manufacturer. Always use genuine
modiﬁcations and/or accessories can
result in serious personal injury or the
death of the operator or others.
W ARNING! A chain saw is a dangerous
tool if used carelessly or incorrectly and
can cause serious, even fatal injuries. It
is very important that you read and
understand the contents of this
W ARNING! The inside of the mufﬂer
contain chemicals that may be
carcinogenic. Avoid contact with these
elements in the event of a damaged
W ARNING! Long term inhalation of the
engine's exhaust fumes, chain oil mist
and dust from sawdust can represent a
W ARNING! The ignition system of this
machine produces an electromagnetic
ﬁeld during operation. This ﬁeld may
under some circumstances interfere with
pacemakers. To reduce the risk of
serious or fatal injury, we recommend
persons with pacemakers to consult
their physician and the pacemaker
manufacturer before operating this
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GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS
W ARNING! Never allow children to use or
be in the vicinity of the machine. As the
machine is equipped with a spring-
loaded stop switch and can be started by
low speed and force on the starter
handle, even small children under some
circumstances can produce the force
necessary to start the machine. This can
mean a risk of serious personal injury.
Therefore remove the spark plug cap
when the machine is not under close
The machine is only designed for cutting wood.
You should only use the saw with the bar and chain
combinations we recommend in the chapter Technical
Never use the machine if you are fatigued, while under
the inﬂuence of alcohol or drugs, medication or anything
that could affect your vision, alertness, coordination or
Wear personal protective equipment. See instructions
under the heading Personal protective equipment.
Do not modify this product or use it if it appears to have
been modiﬁed by others.
Never use a machine that is faulty. Carry out the checks,
maintenance and service instructions described in this
manual. Some maintenance and service measures
must be carried out by trained and qualiﬁed specialists.
See instructions under the heading Maintenance.
Never use any accessories other than those
recommended in this manual. See instructions under
the headings Cutting equipment and Technical data.
CAUTION! Always wear protective glasses or a face
visor to reduce the risk of injury from thrown objects. A
chain saw is capable of throwing objects, such as wood
chips, small pieces of wood, etc, at great force. This can
result in serious injury, especially to the eyes.
W ARNING! Running an engine in a
conﬁned or badly ventilated area can
result in death due to asphyxiation or
carbon monoxide poisoning.
W ARNING! Faulty cutting equipment or
the wrong combination of bar and saw
chain increases the risk of kickback!
Only use the bar/saw chain combinations
we recommend, and follow the ﬁling
instructions. See instructions under the
heading Technical data.
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