For complete charging instructions, refer to the
Operator's Manual for your Craftsman battery pack
and charger models.
TO INsTALL / REMOVE BATTERY PAcK
See Figure 5.
WARNING: Always remove battery pack
from your tool when you are assembling
parts, making adjustments, cleaning, carrying,
transporting or when not in use. Removing
battery pack will prevent accidental starting that
could cause serious personal injury.
NOTE: To avoid serious personal injury, always
remove the battery pack and keep hands clear of
the lock-out button when carrying or transporting
Place the battery pack in your chain saw.
Align raised rib on battery pack with groove in
chain saw's battery port.
Make sure the latches on each side of
the battery pack snap in place and that
battery pack is secured in chain saw before
Locate latches on side of battery pack and depress
both sides to release the battery pack from the
cAUTION: When placing battery pack in your
chain saw, be sure raised rib on battery pack
aligns with groove in chain saw's battery port
and latches snap in place properly. Improper
assembly of battery pack can cause damage
to internal components.
cAUTION: Remove battery pack from unit.
Fill oil tank with Craftsman Bar and Chain
Lubricant before starting the chain saw. Failure
to lubricate the chain will cause damage to the
bar and chain.
cHAIN OIL sYsTEM
See Figure 6.
Use Craftsman Bar and Chain Lubricant.
It is formulated to perform over a wide
temperature range with no dilution required.
NOTE: Do not use dirty, used or otherwise
contaminated lubricants. Damage may occur
to the bar or chain.
Carefully pour the bar and chain lubricant into
Check and fill the oil tank when battery is
recharged, or as needed.
Depress the oil tank cap several times to
pump the lubricant to the chain before
starting the saw.
Depress the oil tank cap every 20-30 seconds
while cutting to keep the chain lubricated.
NOTE: It is normal for lubricant to seep from the
saw when not in use. To prevent seepage, empty
the oil tank after each use. When storing the unit
for a long period of time (three months or longer) be
sure the chain is lightly lubricated; this will prevent
rust on the chain and bar sprocket.
sTARTING AND sTOPPING THE cHAIN
See Figure 7.
WARNING: Keep body to the left of the
chain line. Never straddle the saw or chain, or
lean over past the chain line.
starting the chain saw:
Place the chain saw on a flat bare surface
and make sure no objects or obstructions
are in immediate vicinity which could come in
contact with the bar and chain.
Press and hold the trigger lock-out button.
This makes the trigger operational.
Press and hold the trigger, release the trigger
lock-out button and continue to squeeze the
trigger for continued operation.
stopping the chain saw:
Release the trigger to stop the chain saw.
Upon release of the trigger, the trigger lock-
out button will be automatically reset to the
This cordless chain saw is not designed for cutting
trees larger than 5 in. in diameter.
This cordless chain saw is designed for
limbing and pruning type cutting, as well
as cutting trees up to 5 in. in diameter only.
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