Guide Bar Maintenance
ATTENTION: DEALERS, CHAINSAW USERS, AND ANYONE WHO SERVICES SAW CHAIN. IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
WARNING : Always turn off your chainsaw’s engine before handling the guide bar. Failure to do so can result in severe injury. For proper mounting of your guide bar, refer to the chainsaw operator’s manual. Note: • Never use guide bar as a lever to lift, twist, or pry. • A guide bar requires constant supply of oil during operation.
Basic Guide Bar Maintenance Tasks s Before each use
n Often (Hourly, or at refueling)
u Weekly, periodically
1. s n Saw chain tensioning See "How to Tension your Saw Chain" on page 22
2. l Inspect for damage and component wear; ("Problem: Guide Bar Rail Conditions" on page 94) replace as needed. Check bar groove depth after dressing by using our Multi‑Purpose tool. 3. u Clean guide bar grooves and oil holes.
Safety & Maintenance Manual
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