35 HT 70, HT 75english
Fitting the Starter Cover:Push the upper mounting boss
under the shroud –
line up the tank and push the lower
part of cover onto the tank.
:Insert and tighten down the housing
Secure cable lug (arrow) in position
(if fitted on your machine).For periods of about 3 months or longer:
:Drain and clean the fuel tank in a
well ventilated area.
:Run engine until carburetor is dry,
this helps prevent the carburetor
diaphragms sticking together.
:Remove the saw chain and guide
bar, clean them and spray with
corrosion inhibiting oil.
:Thoroughly clean the machine,
pay special attention to the cylinder
fins and air filter.
:If you use a biological chain and bar
lubricant, e.g. STIHL BioPlus,
completely fill the chain oil tank.
:Store the machine in a dry and high
or locked location, out of the reach
of children and other unauthorized
Replace the chain sprocket after using
Replace sooner if the wear marks
on the sprocket are deeper than
about 0,02 (0.5 mm)(dimension a)
since this would otherwise shorten
the life of the chain.
Use gauge – see Special
Accessories – to check the depth of the
It is best to use two chains in
rotation with one sprocket.
Use only original STIHL chain sprockets!
Storing the Machine Checking the Chain