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Electrolux Gladiator 550 Instruction Manual

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The Electrolux Group is the world's largest producer of powered appliances for kitchen, cleaning and outdoor use. More than 55 million
Electrolux Group products (such as refrigerators, cookers, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, chain saws and lawn mowers) are
sold each year to a value of approx. USD 14 billion in more than 150 countries around the world.
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  Summary of Contents for Electrolux Gladiator 550

  • Page 1 The Electrolux Group. The world’s No.1 choice. The Electrolux Group is the world’s largest producer of powered appliances for kitchen, cleaning and outdoor use. More than 55 million Electrolux Group products (such as refrigerators, cookers, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, chain saws and lawn mowers) are sold each year to a value of approx.
  • Page 4: General Description

    A. General description CYLINDER LID 14. GUIDE BAR FRONT HANDLE 15. SPIKED BUMPER FRONT HAND GUARD 16. CHAIN CATCHER RECOIL STARTER 17. CLUTCH COVER CHAIN OIL TANK 18. TRIGGER STARTER HANDLE 19. THROTTLE TRIGGER LOCKOUT REGULATION SCREWS, CARBURETTOR 20. CHAIN TENSIONER SCREW ENRICHER/CHOKE 21.
  • Page 5: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions CAUTION! Use this unit properly in order to avoid injuries. Follow the instructions and precautions for reasonably safe, efficient use of the product. It is the responsibility of the user to follow the instructions and precautions provided in the manual supplied with the product. Note the illustrations at the beginning of the manual.
  • Page 6: General Safety Rules

    B. General safety rules WARNING! The saw is intended only for the cutting of wood The engine group is intended only for use with the recommended cutting equip- ment. WARNING! The saw can be dangerous. Improper use can cause injuries or even fatalities to the user or others.
  • Page 7: Safety Devices

    C. Safety devices WARNING! Never use the saw if the safety devices are defective or damaged. Follow the instructions for checks, maintenance and service. Your saw is equipped with the following security devices: The KICKBACK can be produced if the end part of the bar makes solid contact with the wood or other object.
  • Page 8: Bar And Chain Assembly

    Chain”) Always execute correct maintenance for the bar and C5. LESSENING VIBRATIONS chain (see chapter “Maintenance”). The saw is equipped with a vibration damping system that develops during the use of the saw. ATTENTION! Never use the saw without the The antiquiver system reduces vibration propagation chain catcher.
  • Page 9: Starting And Stopping

    without the specifications expressedly shown Always check that there are no fuel losses. in this manual, can cause serious damage to the engine! CONSERVATION OF FUEL The petrol is highly flammable. Keep it in a cool, well-aired 2. Prepare the mixture in a clean can, homologated for the environment stored in a container homologated for this petrol.
  • Page 10 COLD ENGINE STARTING 4. When the motor has started, press and release the accelerator immediately so as to unlock it from the starting ATTENTION! During starting, give maximum position. attention to the movement of the chain. Let the engine heat up for not less than 10 seconds, warming the machine up allows for better cutting performance.
  • Page 11 USE OF THE SAW G7. Disbranching before cutting and withdrawal path The following list is a theoretical disquisition regarding the For disbranching operations the same principles apply as most common situations one using the saw must face. they do for normal cutting. 1.
  • Page 12 For the pulling down of a tree we recommend using a bar G10. DISBRANCHING longer than the diameter of the trunk, so as to be able execute ATTENTION! Most accidents caused by saw the DIRECTIONAL and FALLING cuts with a SIMPLE CUT KICKBACK happen during the disbranching (see “technical characteristics”...
  • Page 13: Periodic Maintenance

    I1. Brake chain with antiKICKBACK protection 2. Press the throttle trigger lockout device and check that it goes back to rest position as soon as it’s released. ATTENTION! Do not dismantle or tamper with 3. Check that the accelerator and the accelerator block move the chain brake mechanism under any freely and that the recall springs work correctly.
  • Page 14 The exact height must be 0,025”/0,65 mm beneath the upper Fuel Filter To replace remove the tank cap and extract the filter using a cutting edge. metal hook. Replace the filter, preferably at least once a year. Check the height using the file and file down the jutting part. Round the front part of the delimiter (D).
  • Page 15: Technical Data

    Technical data Engine Cubic capacity cm Bore (mm) Stroke(mm) Revolutions per minute (min-1) 2500 2500 2500 2500 Recommended maximum revolutions (min-1) 12500 12500 12500 12500 Power (kW@rpm) (ISO7293) 2,0/9000 2,2/9000 2,3/9000 2,5/9000 Ignition Make/type of the ignition Walbro / Phelon - Electronic Plug Champion RCJ7Y / NGK BPMR7A Plug gap (mm)