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Tightening The Saw Chain - Makita DCS6400 Instruction Manual

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Pull the chain (6) around the sprocket nose (8) of the guide
bar in the direction of the arrow.
Guide the chain over the chain catch (9).
Pull the guide bar as shown by the arrow to take the slack
out of the chain, so that it comes up to the bottom edge of the
guide bar (10).
Line up the holes in the sprocket guard (3) with the bolts (11).
Turn the chain tensioning screw (H/13) until the chain
tensioning bolt (12) is aligned with the hole in the guide bar.
Replace the sprocket guard.
Manually tighten the retaining nuts (H/2).

Tightening the saw chain

Slightly lift the end of the guide bar and turn the chain adjusting
screw (13) to the right (clockwise) until the chain rests against
the bottom side of the guide bar.
While still holding up the tip of the guide bar, tighten the retaining
nuts (2) with the universal wrench.
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8
9
10
11
3
2
13
E
F
12
G
H
11

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