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Putting Into Operation; Mounting The Guide Bar And Saw Chain - Makita DCS6400 Instruction Manual

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PUTTING INTO OPERATION

CAUTION:
Before doing any work on the guide bar or chain, always
switch off the engine and pull the plug cap off the spark
plug (see „Replacing the spark plug"). Always wear protec-
tive gloves!
CAUTION:
Start the chain saw only after having assembled it com-
pletely and inspected.

Mounting the guide bar and saw chain

Use the universal wrench delivered with the chain saw for the
following work.
Put the chain saw on a stable surface and carry out the following
steps for mounting the guide bar and saw chain:
Release the chain brake by pulling the hand guard (1) in direc-
tion of arrow.
Unscrew retaining nuts (2).
Pull off the sprocket guard (3).
Position the guide bar (4) and push against the sprocket (5)
as shown by the arrow.
Lift the chain (6) over the sprocket (5). Using your right hand, guide
the chain into the top guide groove on the guide bar (7).
CAUTION:
Note that the cutting edges along the top of the chain must
point in the direction of the arrow!

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