How to check that the chain lubrication works on your chainsaw

Chain lubrication is important when using a chainsaw to prevent your chainsaw chain from overheating when cutting and to ensure that it moves around the bar friction free. This prolongs lifetime of bar and chain.

Follow the instruction in the video to learn how to check if your chainsaw chain lubrication system works correctly.

How to check lubrication

  1. Check the oil level. Top up with fresh oil if needed.
  2. Start the chainsaw.
  3. Rev the chainsaw with the chain close to the trunk.
  4. Oil on the trunk indicates that the lubrication is working.

See also:

Intermittent chainsaw maintenance

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