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STIHL MS 170, 180 Instruction Manual Manual de instrucciones Warning! To reduce the risk of kickback injury use STIHL reduced kickback bar and STIHL PM 1 (3/8 ” Picco), PMC3 (3/8 ” Picco) or PMN (3/8 ” Picco) chain depending on sprocket or other available low kickback components. Advertencia! Para reducir el riesgo de lesionarse como resultado de un culatazo, utilice la barra de contragolpe reducido y la cadena PM 1 (Picco de 3/8 pulg), PMC3 (Picco de 3/8 pulg) o PMN (Picco de 3/8 pulg) de STIHL, dependiendo de la rueda dentada usada y de otros componentes reductores de contragolpe.
Read and follow all safety precautions in Instruction Manual improper use can cause serious or fatal injury. Lea y siga todas las precauciones de seguridad dadas en el manual de instrucciones el uso incorrecto puede causar lesiones graves o mortales. English / USA Contents Allow only persons who understand this Manual to operate your chainsaw. To receive maximum performance and satisfaction from your STIHL chainsaw, it is important that you read and understand the maintenance and safety precautions, starting on page 3, before using your chainsaw. Contact your STIHL dealer or the STIHL distributor for your area if you do not understand any of the instructions in this Manual. ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG, 2007 0458 207 8621 A. M3. K7. CP. Printed in USA Guide to Using this Manual 2 Easy2Start 3 Safety Precautions and Working Techniques . 3 Mounting the Bar and Chain (Front chain tensioner) . 26 Mounting the Bar and Chain (Quick Chain Tensioner) . 28 Tensioning the Saw Chain (Front chain tensioner) . 31 Tensioning the Saw Chain (Quick chain tensioner) 31 Checking Chain Tension . 31 Fuel 32 Fueling 33 Chain Lubricant 33 Filling Chain Oil Tank 34 Checking Chain Lubrication . 34 Chain Brake 35 Information Before You Start 36 Starting / Stopping the Engine 36 Operating Instructions 40 Taking Care of Guide Bar . 41 Cleaning the Air Filter . 42 Motor Management 42 Adjusting the Carburetor 43 Spark Arresting Screen in Muffler . 43 Catalytic Converter . 44 Checking the Spark Plug 44 Starter Rope . 45 Storing the Machine 46 Checking and Replacing Chain Sprocket . 46 Maintaining and Sharpening Saw Chain 47 Maintenance Chart . 51 Main Parts of the Saw 53 Printed on chlorine-free paper. Printing inks contain vegetable oils; paper can be recycled. Specifications . Special Accessories . Ordering Spare Parts . Maintenance and Repairs STIHL Incorporated Federal Emission Control Warranty Statement . STIHL Incorporated California Exhaust and Evaporative Emissions Control Warranty Statement . Trademarks BA_SE_094_003_01_18.fm 55 56 56 57 58 60 62 !Warning! Because a chainsaw is a high-speed wood-cutting tool, some special safety precautions must be observed as with any other power saw to reduce the risk of personal injury. Careless or improper use may cause serious or even fatal injury. STIHL’s philosophy is to continually improve all of its products. As a result, engineering changes and improvements are made from time-to-time. If the operating characteristics or the appearance of your chainsaw differs from those described in this Manual, please contact your STIHL dealer for information and assistance. STIHl MS 170, MS 180, MS 180 C 1 English / USA Guide to Using this Manual Pictograms All the pictograms attached to the machine are shown and explained in this manual. The operating and handling instructions are supported by illustrations. In addition to the operating instructions, this manual may contain paragraphs that require your special attention. Such paragraphs are marked with the symbols described below: Warning where there is a risk of an accident or personal injury or serious damage to property. Caution where there is a risk of damaging the machine or its individual components. Note or hint which is not essential for using the machine, but may improve the operator’s understanding of the situation and result in better use of the machine. Note or hint on correct procedure in order to avoid damage to the environment. Equipment and features This instruction manual may refer to several models with different features.