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Stihl Chainsaw MS 170, 180



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  • Posted by snibor361 on Apr 14th, 2014 at 9:23am

    I have a Stihl MS 181C, please how do I tension
    I have a Stihl MS 181C, please how do I tension the chain?
  • Posted by stevecalthorpe on Apr 5th, 2014 at 1:30pm

    What size file to sharpen stihl ms170
    What size file to sharpen stihl ms170
  • Posted by on Mar 14th, 2014 at 6:47pm

    I have a stihl 180c the oiler is plugged how do I
    I have a stihl 180c the oiler is plugged how do I fix it
  • Posted by on Mar 13th, 2014 at 3:47pm

    I am having difficulty removing the handle on a St
    I am having difficulty removing the handle on a Stihl 180C. I can remove the plastic caps but I don't see any torq screw underneath (inside the bushing).
  • Posted by dilni on Mar 6th, 2014 at 8:34pm

    what size file dowes it take to sharpen chain
    what size file dowes it take to sharpen chain
  • Posted by daveyp1945 on Jan 30th, 2014 at 7:02am

    EXHAUST
    EXHAUST FRONT COVER IS LOOSE HOW CAN I FASTEN
  • Posted by dgpugh on Dec 6th, 2013 at 6:43am

    cannot reconnectchoke correctly to get throttle an
    cannot reconnectchoke correctly to get throttle and choke working correctly
  • Posted by cedpeltier on Nov 25th, 2013 at 3:44pm

    I need manual for this saw, 170, and need to know
    I need manual for this saw, 170, and need to know the sharpening angle?
  • Posted by on Sep 28th, 2013 at 10:01am

    i have a ms 180 that started fine 3 days ago and t
    i have a ms 180 that started fine 3 days ago and today as stopped working. i've checked spark plug and switches,but still wont work
  • Posted by on Sep 28th, 2013 at 10:00am

    i have a ms 180 that started fine 3 days ago and t
    i have a ms 180 that started fine 3 days ago and today as stopped working. i've checked spark plug and switches,but still wont work
  • Posted by schullersshack on Feb 18th, 2013 at 3:48pm

    how do i get the clutch of te drive shaft on ams17
    how do i get the clutch of te drive shaft on ams170
  • Posted by Joshua Renfroe on Feb 8th, 2013 at 8:23pm

    I have a fairly new 180c that starts fine but when
    I have a fairly new 180c that starts fine but when I hold trigger down or put it under a load it wants to die out help please
  • Posted by kk.joy on Dec 12th, 2012 at 8:24am

    neet to take off clutch is left or right thread
    neet to take off clutch is left or right thread
  • Posted by spicymeatball on Mar 8th, 2012 at 2:05pm

    would like to know what size flywheel puller i sho
    would like to know what size flywheel puller i should get for this model. thanks.
  • Posted by sueowenweaver on Jan 2nd, 2012 at 2:12pm

    At what speed does the Stihl MS170 run? Is it Cla
    At what speed does the Stihl MS170 run? Is it Class 0, 1, 2 or 3 as I'm wanting to buy the appropraite rated protective clothing. Thank you.
  • Posted by toadsticker on Sep 11th, 2011 at 3:59pm

    I won a stihl ms170 chainsaw at a raffle and don't
    I won a stihl ms170 chainsaw at a raffle and don't have a manual. I am having problems starting it. what is the procedure ?
  • Posted by toadsticker on Sep 11th, 2011 at 3:47pm

    what is the trick to starting it
    what is the trick to starting it
  • Posted by luckyboy on Aug 25th, 2011 at 2:50pm

    i have a stihl 180c it run ok but when i try to cu
    i have a stihl 180c it run ok but when i try to cut wood the chain stops
  • Posted by webcrzn2 on Aug 20th, 2011 at 2:33pm

    Have a Stihl MS 170 chainsaw. It starts but won't
    Have a Stihl MS 170 chainsaw. It starts but won't let me put the master control section into the warm mode. Thus it will not go into full throttle when pressing the trigger.
  • Posted by lanejodave on Jul 15th, 2011 at 1:25pm

    i have a ms180 rear handle got broken.the rubber m
    i have a ms180 rear handle got broken.the rubber mountsappeared the same to me ,then i foundone has a small white piece of plasticwith a hole in it. Im not sure where it goes.your help would be really appreciated.stihl miniboss dave
  • Posted by bowhunter2001 on Jul 10th, 2011 at 1:19pm

    What is wrong when my MS 170 saw won't turn off? I
    What is wrong when my MS 170 saw won't turn off? I pushed the switch all the down to take the cover off to Chang the plug put the cover back on started it went to turn it off and wouldn't? One more click to go but and the on & off switch kept coming out of it's slot how can I fix ???
  • Posted by corybryant01 on Mar 31st, 2011 at 9:20am

    oiler
    Turn oiler up
  • Posted by sball2450 on Jan 24th, 2011 at 10:22am

    stihl 170 oil pump
    Need to replace oil pump. But where is it located ?!!!!
  • Posted by restorgn on Nov 25th, 2010 at 12:51pm

    180c bar oil adjustment
    Is there a way to adjust the amount of oil going to the bar?
  • Posted by baschneic on Jun 29th, 2010 at 3:18pm

    MS 180 chainsaw
    I just bought this easy start chainsaw and I can't even get it to fire. any suggestions?
  • Posted by perryg40 on Jun 15th, 2010 at 4:29pm

    stihl ms 170
    how do you remove the complete clutch mechanisn from its shaft
  • Posted by mjohan29 on Jun 7th, 2010 at 7:00pm

    Stihl chainsaw, MS180C
    oil leak when not in use
  • Posted by apt30 on May 9th, 2010 at 1:31pm

    homelite chainsaw 33cc
    will run on full choke.When you try to take off it stops.
  • Posted by charles_miller206 on May 4th, 2010 at 8:33am

    chain saw
    wont start after dry storage
  • Posted by apt30 on Apr 10th, 2010 at 5:22am

    ms 170 chainsaw
    starts ok runs about 30sec and dies.
  • Posted by bmoulenbelt on Mar 11th, 2010 at 2:51pm

    carburator adjustment
    stalls under power , runs poorly
  • Posted by on Feb 3rd, 2010 at 4:26pm

    what size of...
    ...file is required
  • Posted by on Feb 3rd, 2010 at 1:52pm

    fit new chain...
    ...oil pump
  • Posted by davescatt on Jan 31st, 2010 at 6:42pm

    how to fit...
    ...a oil pump in a stihl chainsaw
  • Posted by davescatt on Jan 28th, 2010 at 4:03pm

    stihl chainsaw ms170
    no oil is coming through the feeder ? onto the chain,I broke the oil tank cap,then used a piece of plastic and rubber band for a few weeks so wood chips may have blocked it.??
  • Posted by davescatt on Jan 28th, 2010 at 3:54pm

    does a ms170...
    ...have a chain oil pump.
  • Posted by davescatt on Jan 28th, 2010 at 3:54pm

    does a ms170...
    ...have a chain oil pump.
  • Posted by on Jan 28th, 2010 at 3:31pm

    does a ms170...
    ...have a chain oil pump.
  • Posted by on Jan 26th, 2010 at 2:11pm

    sparkplug gap carb...
    ...adjustment
  • Posted by dhensley on Jun 30th, 2009 at 10:41am

    Sthile 180 chansaw pull handle
    Can not get it to rewind
  • Posted by cjedwards2 on Dec 23rd, 2008 at 2:46pm

    owner's manual
    owner's manual
  • Posted by robbythesea on Nov 2nd, 2008 at 12:30pm

    manual needed pls
    it will start as soon as you pull the throtel in it will cut out pls help
  • Posted by sammylinville on Oct 25th, 2008 at 9:52pm

    Throttle Wire came off
    The trottle wire came off and I need to find out how to fix it.
  • Posted by nutting007 on Oct 10th, 2008 at 6:12pm

    oiling
    not get oil to bar
  • Posted by garry.gosling on Sep 23rd, 2008 at 9:54am

    Oiling
    I own an MS170 that is less than a year old that is not oiling properly. It uses only a fifth of a tank of bar oil to a tank of gas and is overheating the bar.



    Help!
  • Posted by luin on Sep 13th, 2008 at 4:33am

    carburator
    The fuel is going out from exhoust, and motor can not start. Noting hapend with adjusting trying.
  • Posted by greg on Jul 7th, 2008 at 4:40pm

    chain is not getting oil
    The chain on my Stihl MS 180C is not getting oil. How can I fix this?
  • Posted by pattiegirl1 on Jun 14th, 2008 at 8:53am

    Carburetor diagram
    Need a diagram of the carburetor, there is a problem with your link, cannot look at manual in adobe acrobat reader.

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