How to start a Husqvarna top handle chainsaw
Remember to always follow all safety precautions when starting your Husqvarna chainsaw. The chain brake must be engaged to reduce the risk of injury. Never start a chainsaw unless the bar, chain and all covers are fitted correctly. Otherwise the clutch can come loose and cause serious injuries. Place the machine on firm ground. Ensure you have a secure footing and that the chain is not in contact with anything. Keep people and animals well away from the working area.
How to start a Husqvarna chainsaw
When starting a chainsaw you should always ensure to heed all safety precautions. Never start the saw engine without the bar, chain and clutch cover (chain brake) assembled - or else the clutch can come loose and cause serious injuries. Always move the saw away from the fuelling area before starting. Place the saw on clear ground and ensure that the chain is not in contact with anything. Also, ensure that you have a secure footing. Keep people and animals well away from the working area.
Tensioning the chain on your Husqvarna chainsaw
The more you use a chain the longer it becomes. A slack chain can jump off and cause serious or even fatal injury. It is therefore important to adjust the chain regularly to take up the slack. Check the chain tension every time you refuel. NOTE! A new saw chain has a running-in period during which you should check the tension more frequently.
How to get your chainsaw started
Believe it or not, but “how do I start a chainsaw?” is a common question (or at least a frequent Google search) amongst chainsaw users. In this guide we’ve put together some tips on how to get your saw ready to perform.