Echo Chainsaw CS 330T User Manual

Chain Saw  
Instruction Manual  
MODELS : CS-330T  
CS-360T  
WARNING  
Users of this equipment risk injury to themselves and others if the unit is used improperly  
and/or safety precautions are not followed. ECHO provides an operator’s manual and a  
safety manual. Both must be read and understood for proper and safe operation. Failure to  
do so could result in serious injury.  
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Rules foR safe opeRation  
A. Kickback Safety Precautions for Chain Saw Users  
1. With a basic understanding of kickback, you can reduce  
WARNING!  
or eliminate the element of surprise. Sudden surprise  
contributes to accidents.  
KICKBACK may occur when the nose or tip of the guide  
bar touches an object, or when the wood closes in and  
pinches the saw chain in the cut.  
2. Keep a good firm grip on the saw with both hands, the  
right hand on the rear handle, and the left hand on the  
front handle, when the engine is running. Use a firm  
grip with thumbs and fingers encircling the chain saw  
handles. A firm grip will help you reduce kickback and  
maintain control of the saw. Don’t’ let go.  
Tip contact in some cases may cause a lightning fast  
reverse REACTION, Kicking the guide bar up and back  
towards the operator. Pinching the saw chain along the  
top of the guide bar may push the guide bar rapidly back  
towards the operator. Either of these reactions may cause  
you to lose control of the saw which could result in serious  
personal injury.  
3. Make sure that the area in which you are cutting is free  
from obstructions. Do not let the nose of the guide bar  
contact a log, branch, or any other obstruction which  
could be hit while you are operating the saw.  
The Kick Guard ® device is not installed on the guide bar  
whenyoupurchaseyourECHOchainsaw.TheKickGuard  
® can be used in a majority of cutting operations, and is  
especially recommended for beginners, homeowners, or  
chain saw novices. Most cutting operations can be ac-  
complished with the Kick Guard® in place.  
4. Cut at high engine speeds.  
5. Do not overreach or cut above shoulder height.  
6. Follow manufacturer’s sharpening and maintenance  
instructions for the saw chain.  
Do not rely exclusively upon the safety devices built into  
your saw. As a chain saw user, you should take several  
steps to keep your cutting jobs free from accident or in-  
jury.  
7. Only use replacement bars and chains, or the equiva-  
lent, specified by the manufacturer.  
B. Other Safety Precautions  
1. Do not operate a chain saw with one hand! Serious  
injury to the operator, helpers, bystanders, or any com-  
bination of these persons may result from one-handed  
operation. A chain saw is intended for two-handed  
use.  
7. Keep all parts of your body away from the saw chain  
when the engine is running.  
8. Before you start the engine, make sure that the saw  
chain is not contacting anything.  
2. Do not operate a chain saw when you are fatigued.  
9. Carry the chain saw with the engine stopped, the guide  
bar and saw chain to the rear, and the muffler away  
from your body.  
3. Use safety footwear; snug-fitting clothing; protective  
gloves; and eye, hearing and head protection devices.  
Keep long hair away from engine and air intake. Retain  
hair with cap or net.  
10. Do not operate a chain saw that is damaged, improperly  
adjusted, or not completely and securely assembled.  
Be sure that the saw chain stops moving when the  
throttle control trigger is released.  
4. Use caution when handling fuel. Move the chain saw at  
least 3 m (10 feet) from the fueling point before starting  
the engine.  
11. Shut off the engine before setting the chain saw  
down.  
5. Do not allow other persons to be near the chain saw  
when starting or cutting with the chain saw. Keep by-  
standers and animals out of the work area.  
12. Use extreme caution when cutting small size brush  
and saplings because slender material may catch the  
saw chain and be whipped toward you or pull you off  
6. Do not start cutting until you have a clear work area,  
secure footing, and a planned retreat path from the  
balance.  
falling tree.  
13. When cutting a limb that is under tension, be alert for  
spring back so that you will not be struck when the  
tension in the wood fibers is released.  
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14. Keep the handles dry, clean, and free of oil or fuel  
mixture.  
18. When transporting your chain saw, use the appropri-  
ate guide bar scabbard.  
15. Operate the chain saw only in well-ventilated areas.  
19. Spark arrestor mufflers approved to SAE Standard  
J335b are Standard on ECHO Chain saws to reduce  
the possibility of forest fires. Do not operate the chain  
saw with a loose or defective muffler. Do not remove  
16. Do not operate a chain saw in a tree unless you have  
been specifically trained to do so.  
the spark arrestor screen.  
17. All chain saw service, other than the items listed in  
the Instruction Manual maintenance instructions,  
should be performed by competent chain saw service  
personnel. (For example, if improper tools are used  
to remove the flywheel or if an improper tool is used  
to hold the flywheel in order to remove the clutch,  
structural damage to the flywheel could occur and  
could subsequently cause the flywheel to burst.)  
WARNING  
During operation, the muffler or catalytic muffler and surrounding cover become hot.  
Never suspend the saw on a lanyard with the engine running.  
Always use the saw from the right-hand side of your body – NEVER from the left side.  
Always wear proper safety clothing to protect your lower body from sharp saw chain and  
hot muffler.  
Always keep exhaust area clear of flammable debris during transportation or when storing,  
otherwise serious property damage or personal injury may result.  
WARNING  
Moving parts can amputate fingers or cause severe injuries. Keep hands, clothing and loose objects away from  
all openings.  
ALWAYS stop engine, disconnect spark plug, and make sure all moving parts have come to a complete stop  
before removing obstructions, clearing debris, or servicing unit.  
DO NOT start or operate unit unless all guards and protective covers are properly assembled to unit.  
NEVER reach into any opening while the engine is running. Moving parts may not be visible through openings.  
WARNING  
Using improper replacement components or removing safety devices may result in serious or fatal injury.  
WARNING  
Check fuel system for leaks due to fuel tank damage, especially if the unit is dropped. If damage or leaks are  
found, do not use unit, otherwise serious personal injury or property damage may occur. Have unit repaired by an  
authorized servicing dealer before using.  
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Contents  
Page  
Rules for Safe Operation..................................................................................................2  
International Symbols.......................................................................................................5  
Emission Data ..................................................................................................................6  
Packing List......................................................................................................................6  
Description........................................................................................................................6  
Nomenclature of Parts......................................................................................................7  
Preparation for Use ..........................................................................................................8  
Fuel and Lubricant..........................................................................................................10  
Operation........................................................................................................................ 11  
- Starting Cold Engine ....................................................................................................12  
- Starting Warm Engine ..................................................................................................13  
- Stopping.......................................................................................................................13  
Cutting Instructions.........................................................................................................14  
Maintenance and Care...................................................................................................17  
- Carburetor Adjustment .................................................................................................23  
- High Altitude Operation ..............................................................................................23  
Chain and Guide Bar Combinations...............................................................................24  
Troubleshooting..............................................................................................................28  
Correct Use of Chain Brake............................................................................................28  
Storage...........................................................................................................................29  
Technical Data................................................................................................................30  
Warranty Statements......................................................................................................31  
Servicing Information......................................................................................................36  
sYMBols anD siGns  
CIRCLE AND SLASH SYMBOL  
This symbol means the specific action  
shown is prohibited. Ignoring these  
prohibitions can result in serious or  
fatal injury.  
DANGER  
The safety alert symbol accompanied by  
the word “DANGER” calls attention to an  
act or condition which WILL lead to serious  
personal injury or death if not avoided.  
NOTE  
WARNING  
This enclosed message provides tips for use,  
care and maintenance of the unit.  
The safety alert symbol accompanied by  
the word “WARNING” calls attention to an  
act or condition which CAN lead to serious  
personal injury or death if not avoided.  
IMPORTANT  
The enclosed message provides information  
necessary for the protection of the unit.  
CAUTION  
The safety alert symbol accompanied by  
the word “CAUTION” calls attention to an  
act or condition which may lead to minor or  
moderate personal injury if not avoided.  
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SYMBOL FORM  
Symbol form/shape Symbol description/application Symbol form/shape Symbol description/application  
Carefully read the Instruction  
manual  
Chain oil fill  
Wear eyes, ears and head  
protection  
Chain oil pump  
Chain oiler adjustment  
Chain brake operation  
Emergency stop  
Carburetor adjustment  
- Low speed mixture  
STOP  
Choke control “Cold Start”  
position (choke closed)  
Carburetor adjustment  
- High speed mixture  
Oil and gasoline mixture  
Carburetor adjustment  
- Idle speed  
DECALS  
Chain brake must be unlocked before removing or  
installing clutch cover. Improper cover installation can  
result in serious injury and cause severe damage to  
saw.  
El freno de la cadena debe ser desbloqueado antes  
de remover o de instalar la cubierta del embrague. La  
instalación incorrecta de la cubierta puede dar lugar a  
lesión seria y causar daño severo a la sierra.  
REPLACEMENT BAR AND  
CHAIN  
GUIDE BAR*  
PART NO.  
CHAIN*  
TYPE  
LINKS  
12” 12AOED3745 OREGON 91VG  
14” 14AOED3752 OREGON 91VG  
16” 16AOED3757 OREGON 91VG  
45  
52  
57  
Note:There may be other replace-  
ment components for achieving  
kickback protection. For details,  
please refer to the chain and  
bar combination sheetshownin  
the instruction manual.  
Locate these safety decals on your unit. Make sure  
the decals are legible and that you understand and  
follow the instructions on them. If a decal can-  
not be read, a new one can be ordered from your  
ECHO dealer.  
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eMission ContRol (exhaust & evapoRative)  
EPA 2010 and Later and/or C.A.R.B. TIER III  
The emission control system for the engine is EM (en-  
gine modification) and, if the second to last character  
of the Engine Family on the Emission Control Informa-  
tion label (sample below) is “C”, “K”, or “T”, the emis-  
sion control system is EM and TWC (3-way catalyst).  
The fuel tank/fuel line emission control system is EVAP  
(evaporative emissions). Evaporative emissions for  
California models may only be applicable to fuel tanks.  
An Emission Control Label is located on the en-  
gine. (This is an EXAMPLE ONLY, information on  
label varies by engine FAMILY).  
PRODUCT EMISSION DURABILITY (EMISSION COMPLIANCE PERIOD)  
The 300 hour emission compliance period is the time span selected by the manufacturer certifying the  
engine emissions output meets applicable emissions regulations, provided that approved maintenance  
procedures are followed as listed in the Maintenance Section of this manual.  
DesCRiption  
The ECHO product you purchased has been factory pre-assembled for your convenience. Due to packaging restric-