Power Cutters Maintenance

Daily routines

  • Check that throttle components work correctly from a safety view point (throttle and starter throttle catch).
  • Clean the pre-filter
  • Check the tension of the drive belt.
  • Check the condition of the cutting blade.
  • Check the condition of the blade guard.
  • Check the starter and the starter cord; clean the outside of the starter’s air intake.
  • Check that all nuts and bolts are tightened correctly.
  • Check that the short-circuiting contact functions.

Weekly routines

  • Check the main filter.
  • Check that the handles and anti-vibration elements are not damaged.
  • Clean the spark plug. Check that the electrode gap is 0.5 mm
  • Clean the cooling fins on the flywheel. Check the starter and recoil spring.
  • Clean the cooling fins on the cylinder.
  • Clean the carburettor.

Monthly routines

  • Check the clutch drum, drive-pulley, and clutch springs with regard to wear
  • Clean the outside of the carburettor.
  • Check the fuel filter, fuel hose, change if necessary.
  • Clean the inside of the fuel tank.
  • Check all cables and connections.