Manual Poulan PR5020 Chainsaw

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a WARNING! Read and follow all Safety Rules and
Operating Instructions before using this product.
Failure to do so can result in serious injury.
Instruction Manual
Quick-Start Guide
NOTE: Your product may differ slightly from the item shown.
Mix 2.6 oz. of full synthetic 2-Cycle Oil with 1 gallon of fresh seasonal
gasoline for a 50:1 mixture. Shake well. Pour into fuel tank.
CAUTION: Do not use alternate fuels such as ethanol blends above
10% by volume (E-15, E-85) or any methanol blended fuel.
Add bar and chain oil to oil tank
until full.
Make sure chain brake is locked by
pushing forward on handguard.
Slowly press primer (air purge) bulb
10 times.
Pull blue choke lever out fully.
Place right foot in rear handle as shown.
Using right hand, pull starter rope sharply
until machine attempts to start, or a maximum
of 5 times.
Push blue choke lever to half choke
Pull starter rope until engine starts.
Allow engine to warm for 30 seconds.
Make sure chain brake is unlocked by
pulling back on handguard.
Squeeze throttle trigger to set normal
idle. Your chainsaw is now ready
for use.
Press red switch to STOP position
4 + 5 + 7 + 8
NOTE: If the product does not restart, the problem could be overheated
1. Set the product in a cool area away from direct sunlight.
2. Allow the product to cool for at least 20 minutes.
3. Press primer (air purge) bulb repeatedly for 10-15 seconds.
4. Follow the cold starting procedure.
Repeat this procedure if the problem still exists.
NOTE: Always use fresh seasonal fuel and shorten operation time
during unseasonably warm weather.
Never let your saw chain come in contact with soil/dirt during
operation. This will completely dull your chain and will require
installation of a new chain.
Check your chain tension prior to each time you start the chainsaw.
operation. See the manual for chain tensioning instructions.
LDAV50MC115817295 Rev. D 2019-01-23
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Brand Poulan
Model PR5020
Category Chainsaws
File type PDF
File size 12.38 MB

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When pulling up the chains by hand it should be able to lift up to just above or under the guide bar.

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Yes you should. Although the amount of noise produced by a chainsaw can vary between brands and models, long term exposure to loud noise can cause permanent hearing damage. That is why it is a good idea to wear hearing protection.

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Yes. Small particles can fly up during sawing. When these hit an eye they can cause permanent eye damage. That is why it always necessary to wear eye protection.

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