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How to Start a Husqvarna Chainsaw

Starting and stopping the Husqvarna chainsaw is simple. Follow these steps to start and stop a Husqvarna chainsaw to ensure safe usage and a longer life for your chainsaw. Activate the chain brake before starting the chainsaw. When starting your chainsaw with a cold engine, set the choke control in the choke position. Press the air purge 5 or 6 times. Press the decompression valve. Pull the starter handle with your right hand and pull out the starter cord slowly until you feel a resistance. Then, firmly pull the starter handle. Pull rapidly until the engine fires, or tries to start. Listen for a noise that sounds like the engine partially started, or fired for a few revolutions. Push in the choke control and push in the decompression valve again. Repeat pulling the starter handle until the engine starts. Set the engine to idle be depressing the throttle lock and quickly increasing the throttle RPMs with the throttle trigger and releasing immediately. Disengage the chain brake before using your chainsaw. When starting you chainsaw with a warm or previously run engine, pull the choke control out and push it back in again. Press the air purge at least 6 times. Press the decompression valve. Pull the starter handle with your right hand and pull out the starter cord slowly until you feel a resistance. Then, firmly and rapidly pull the starter handle. Pull rapidly until the engine fires, or tries to start. Set the engine to idle as soon as possible. Disengage the chain brake before using your chainsaw. Stop the engine by switching off the ignition. Find Husqvarna Chainsaws at http://www.Lowes.com/Husqvarna Subscribe to Lowe's YouTube for great how to videos and home improvement tips: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=lowes Or head to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/Lowes
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