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    PP4218 Pou la n P RO 7349 Sta tesville Roa d Charlotte, N C 28269 ENGL IS H ESP AÑOL FRANÇAIS Fo r Occasional U se Only Ins truct ion Manual Manu al de In struccion es Manue l d’Inst ruct ions WAR NIN G: Read and foll ow all Safety Rules and Operating I nstructions before using this product. Fail ure to do so can resu l t in serious injury . AD[...]

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    2 IDENT IFICA T ION OF SYM BOLS W ARNING ! This chain saw c an be dangerous ! C are - less or improper us e can caus e ser ious or ev en fatal injury. Read and unders tand the instr uction manual before using the c hain saw . Alway s us e two hands when operating t he chain saw. WAR N I NG ! Contac ting the guide bar tip w ith any object should be [...]

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    3 duty, non-slip glov es; ey e protec tion suc h as non-fogging, vented goggles or fac e sc reen; an approved s afety hard hat; and sound barr iers (ear plugs or mufflers ) to protec t your hearing. R egular user s should hav e hearing c heck ed regular ly as chain s aw nois e can damage hearing. Se- cur e hair above s houlder length. Snug Fitting [...]

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    4 S Pinch -Kickback can oc cur w hen the the wood c loses in and pinches the moving saw chain in the cut along the top of the guide bar and the s aw chain is suddenly stopped. This sudden s topping of the chain res ults in a r evers al of the c hain forc e used to cut wood and caus es the saw to mov e in the opposite direc tion of the chain r otati[...]

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    5 KICKBACK SAFETY FEA TURE S WAR N I NG : The follow ing features are inc luded on your saw to help r educe the hazar d of k ickbac k; how ever , such f eatures will not totally eliminate this danger . As a chain s aw us er , do not r ely only on saf ety de- vic es. Y ou must foll ow all s afety pr ecau- tions, inst ructions , and maintenance in th[...]

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    6 Com puted kickb ack an gle ( CKA ) T abl e BAR P/N Length C HAI N P/N MODE L CKA wit hout chai n br ake PP4218 33 _ 18 ″ 952051338 952044689 NOTE: I ft h i s s a w i st ob eu s e d f o rc o m - merc ial logging, a c hain brake is requir ed and s hall not be remov ed or other wise dis - abled to c omply with Federal O SHA R egula- tions f or Com[...]

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    7 Adjustment loc ated on c lutch c over Inside view of clutc h cov er 4. Turn the adjusting s crew by hand c oun- terc lockw ise until the adjus ting pin jus t touches t he stop. This s hould allow the pin to be near t he correc t position. 5. Slide guide bar on bar bolts until guide bar s tops against c lutch drum s prock et. Guid e bar Bar bolts [...]

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    8 3. Us ing bar tool, roll c hain around guide bar to ensure all links are in bar groove. 4. Lift up tip of guide bar to c heck for s ag. Releas e tip of guide bar , then turn ad- justing sc rew 1 / 4 turn c lock wise. R epeat until sag does not ex ist. Adjus ting Screw - - 1 / 4 Tu rn 5. While lift ing tip of guide bar , t ighten bar nuts s ecurel[...]

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    9 THROTTLE LOCK- - OUT The THROTTLE LOC K- - OU T must be pres sed befor e you c an squeez e the throttle trigger. This featur e prevents y ou from acc i- dentally s queezin g the trigger. CHOKE/ FA ST IDLE LEVE R The c hoke and fas t idle are set by pulling the CHOKE/F AST IDLE LEVER out to the full ex- tent for c old st arting or af ter r efuelin[...]

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    10 WAR N I NG : The chain mus t not move w hen the engine runs at idle s peed. If the chain mov es at idle s peed refer to CAR - BUR ETOR ADJ USTMEN T within this manual. Avoid cont act with the muffler . A hot muffler can caus e serious burns. T o stop the engine mov e t he ON/S T O P sw itch to the STOP pos ition. To star t the engine hold the sa[...]

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    11 Starting c ould require pulling the s tarter r ope handle many times depending on how badly the unit is flooded. If engine fails to start , refer to the TROUBLESHOOTING T ABLE or call 1-800-554- 6723. CHAIN BRAKE WAR N I NG : If the brak e band is w orn too thin it may br eak when the chain br ake is triggered. W ith a broken brak e band, the ch[...]

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    12 S The wind direc tion and s peed. S The lean of the t ree. The lean of a tr ee might not be apparent due to unev en or sloping terr ain. U se a plumb or lev el to de- termine the direc tion of tree lean. S Weight and br anches on one s ide. S Surrounding tr ees and obs tacles . Look for decay and rot. If the tr unk is rott ed, it can s nap and f[...]

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    13 until the s aw can be r emoved easily. R estart the s aw and car efully r eenter t he cut. T o avoid k ick back and chain damage, do not use a metal w edge. D o not attempt to res tart your s aw when it is pinc hed or hung in a log. Use a wedge t o remove pinched saw Turn saw O FF and us e a plastic or wooden w edge to force c ut open. Overcutti[...]

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    14 S Leave th e larger limbs underneath the felled tree to s upport t he tree as y ou work . S Start at the bas e of the felled tree and work towar d the t op, c utting branc hes and limbs . Remov e small limbs w ith one c ut. S Keep the t ree betwe en you an d the c hain. Cut fr om the sid e of the tree oppos ite the br an ch you a re cu tti ng. S[...]

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    15 CHECK GUIDE BAR Conditi ons which r equire guide bar mainte- nance : S Saw c uts to one side or at an angle. S Saw has to be for ced thro ugh the cut . S Inadequate supply of oil to bar /chain. Chec k the c ondition of guide bar eac h time chain is s harpened. A wor n guide bar will damage the chain and make cutt ing difficult. After eac h use, [...]

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    16 CLEANING THE SP ARK ARREST - ING SCREEN Cleaning is required ev ery 25 hours of op- eration or annually, whichev er comes first. 1. Loos en and remove the nut fr om the ex- haust outlet c over. 2. R emove the exhaus t oulet cover. 3. R emove spark ar resting s creen. H andle sc reen car efully to pr event damage. 4. C lean the spark ar resting s[...]

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    17 S File chain to meet t he spec ifications as show n. 30 ˚ 80 ˚ 60 Rounded Corner 0.025 inch (0.65 m m) Right Hook Angle Wrong Squared O f f Corner T oo Much Hook A ngle WAR N I NG : Mai ntain the proper hook angle acc ording to the manufac turer ’ s s pecif i- cat ions for the chain y ou are us ing. Improper hook angl e will inc reas e the c[...]

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    18 STORAGE WAR N I NG : Perfor m the following steps after eac h use: S Allow the engine to c ool, and sec ure the unit before s toring or tr ansporting. S Store c hain saw and fuel in a w ell venti- lated area wher e fuel v apors c annot reach spar ks or open flames f rom wat er heaters , electr ic motors or swi tches, furnac es, etc. S Store c ha[...]

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    19 TROUBLE CAUSE REMEDY Engine will not star t or will run only a few sec onds after star ting. 1. Ignition s witc h of f . 2. Engine flooded. 3. Fuel tank empty . 4. Spark plug not firing. 5. Fuel not r eaching car buretor . 1. Move ignition s witc h to ON . 2. See “D if fic ult Starting” in Operation S ection. 3. Fill tank w ith corr ect fuel[...]

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    20 LIMI TED WARRAN TY Poulan PRO, a divis ion of Hus qvarna Con- sumer O utdoor Produc ts N.A., Inc ., war rants to the original co nsumer purc has er that eac h new Poulan PRO brand g asoline c hain saw is f ree from defec ts in mater ial and w orkmans hip and agrees to r epair or r eplace under this w arranty any defective gas oli ne chain saw as[...]

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    21 manufact urer . Y ou are r esp on sib le for p res- enting y our small off - - roa d engine to an Poulan PRO autho rized r epair c enter as s oon as a problem e xist s. Warr anty r epairs should be complet ed in a reas onable amount of time, not to e xcee d 30 d ays . If you have any quest ions regarding your war ranty rights and responsi- bilit[...]