How to Troubleshoot a Stihl 017?

Answer The STIHL 017 Chainsaw is one of the best-selling chainsaws; however, it can malfunction at times. Instead of taking your STIHL 017 to a repairman, take some steps to troubleshoot the problem first... Read More »

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How many ccs is a Stihl MS 290?

The Stihl MS 290 Farm Boss chain saw has a rated displacement of 56.5 cc. The MS 290's fuel capacity is 560 cc, and the chain saw has a chain oil capacity of 330 cc.Source:Stihl: Stihl MS 290 Farm ... Read More »

How to Clean My Stihl Chainsaw?

A Stihl chainsaw has a dirty job. You use it to cut through trees. This coats the chainsaw with tree sap, sawdust and wood chips. In addition, the chainsaw has a bar oiler that places oil on the ch... Read More »

How do I start a Stihl chainsaw?

Fill the SawFill the saw with freshly mixed fuel. Use regular unleaded fuel mixed with two-cycle engine oil. Mix the gas and oil at a 40-1 ratio.Choke the SawSet the chainsaw on the ground. Place y... Read More »

CanI use Husqvarna oil in my Stihl saw?

Yes, you should be able to use any brand of two-stroke oil in the engine if your Husqvarna chainsaw. Make sure that you mix the two-stroke oil with the proper amount of gasoline according to you ch... Read More »