My Stihl Chainsaw Stalls After Cutting?

Answer When the sawyer depresses the throttle trigger, a small cable opens up a vent on the carburetor, allowing more fuel into the chainsaw's carburetor. After the throttle is let go, the vent closes and... Read More »

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Husqvarna vs. Stihl Chainsaw?

The debate between Husqvarna and Stihl--which is best?--has raged since these two companies first began producing power tools. These two brands are among the most widely used chainsaws for homeowne... 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 »

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 »

STIHL 041 chainsaw piston scoring?

If its still running, keep it going. They no long produce the piston and jug for the 041 saw. I would thicken the mixture a tad. Scoring is mostly heat related, and the oil in the mixture does h... Read More »