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GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
16 – English
1153136-26 Rev.1 2009-12-29
We recommend you compare the existing chain with a
new chain to decide how badly the existing chain is worn.
File all the teeth to the same length. When the length of
the cutting teeth is reduced to 4 mm (5/32") the chain is
worn out and should be replaced.
• Whether there are burrs on the edges of the bar.
Remove these with a ﬁle if necessary.
• Whether the groove in the bar has become badly
worn. Replace the bar if necessary.
• Whether the tip of the bar is uneven or badly worn. If
a hollow forms on the underside of the bar tip this is
due to running with a slack chain.
• To prolong the life of the bar you should turn it over
WARNING! Most chain saw accidents
happen when the chain touches the
Wear personal protective equipment. See
instructions under the heading
”Personal protective equipment”.
Do not tackle any job that you feel you
are not adequately trained for. See
instructions under the headings
Personal protective equipment, How to
avoid kickback, Cutting equipment and
General working instructions.
Avoid situations where there is a risk of
kickback. See instructions under the
′s safety equipment.
Use the recommended protective
equipment and check its condition. See
instructions under the heading General
Check that all the chain saw safety
features are working. See instructions
under the headings General working
instructions and General safety