Measuring a chainsaw bar length is a simple process that can be accomplished in minutes with just a measuring tape. The chainsaw bar length identifies the size of the cutting area of the chainsaw. More »

To troubleshoot a chainsaw, tighten the loose chain, clean a clogged oil hole, and replace the bar, spark plug and air cleaner. The procedure varies depending on the problem. More »

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ECHO Incorporated, a leading manufacturer of handheld outdoor power equipment, makes ECHO chainsaws. Other ECHO products include chippers, shredders, pumps, hedge trimmers and engine drills. More »

To troubleshoot a chainsaw, tighten the loose chain, clean a clogged oil hole, and replace the bar, spark plug and air cleaner. The procedure varies depending on the problem. More »

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Turn on the chain brake and clamp the bar in a bench vice. Using a round file and a file guide, file each cutter using two to three steady strokes. Expose new metal, leaving the cutter faces shiny. When a metal burr exis... More »

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To sharpen a chainsaw chain, adjust the tension, secure a file guide to the chain bar, and file each cutter with a round file for five to seven strokes. Check the height of the depth guides, and file them with a flat fil... More »

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To sharpen a chainsaw, switch on the chain brake, place the bar in a vice, and secure a guide between the rivets. Make sure that the arrows on it are facing the nose of the bar. When sharpening the saw, do it at the angl... More »

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