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Mounting The Fan Housing; Cleaning The Cylinder Area; Replacing/Cleaning The Spark Arrester Screen - Makita DCS6400 Instruction Manual

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Mounting the fan housing

Put the fan housing (13) on.
Press the screws (14) into their holes.
Lift the engine hood (15) slightly and use your thumb to hook
in the tab (16) on the fan housing.
Straighten out the fan housing, push lightly against the saw and
pull the starter grip until the starting mechanism catches.
Tighten screws (14).

Cleaning the cylinder area

Remove the Þ lter hood and air Þ lter.
Remove the spark plug cap and unscrew the spark plug.
Press in the starting valve and activate the chain brake.
Push the cable cutout and ignition cable out sideways.
Unscrew the two rearmost screws on the cover.
Unscrew the screws on the handguard pivot and remove the
bushing.
Lift the cover out of the air intake guide and remove.
IMPORTANT: Put the air Þ lter back on and fasten it. Insert
the spark plug and hand-tighten.
Put the spark plug cap on the plug and pull out the starting
valve.
Remove the fan housing and remove the air guide.
CAUTION: To prevent eye injury, always wear eye protection
when cleaning the Þ lter with compressed air!
The entire area (17) can now be brushed clean or cleaned with
compressed air.
A bottle brush can come in handy for cleaning out the cylinder
ribs.
With the cyinder Þ n cleaner, clean out the area between the
cylinder Þ ns and between the cylinder and the mounting
plate.
Do not use force. Be careful not to damage the short-circuit
wire and the ignition wire.

Replacing/cleaning the spark arrester screen

The spark arrester screen should be checked and cleaned
regulary.
Loosen the screw (18) and remove the spark arrester screen
(19).
Caution: Do not use sharp or pointed objects for screen clean-
ing. Damaged or misformed screen wires may result.
Reassembly the spark arrester screen and tighten the screw.
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16
13
14
B
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C
18
19
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