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Stihl MS192 Manual

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Instruction Manual  
STIHL MS 192  
Manual de instrucciones  
Warning!  
To reduce the risk of kickback injury use  
STIHL reduced kickback bar and STIHL  
PMMC3 (3/8" Picco) or PMC3 (3/8" Picco)  
chain depending on sprocket pitch or other  
available low kickback components.  
Advertencia!  
Para reducir el riesgo de lesionarse como  
resultado de un culatazo, utilice la barra de  
contragolpe reducido y la cadena PMMC3  
(
Picco de 3/8 pulg) o PMC3 (Picco de 3/8 pulg)  
de STIHL, dependiendo de la rueda dentada  
usada y de otros componentes reductores de  
contragolpe.  
Read and follow all safety precautions in  
Instruction Manual – improper use can cause  
serious or fatal injury.  
Lea y siga todas las precauciones de  
seguridad dadas en el manual de  
instrucciones – el uso incorrecto puede causar  
lesiones graves o mortales.  
Instruction Manual  
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Manual de  
instrucciones  
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English  
Contents  
Allow only persons who fully understand  
this Manual to operate your chain saw.  
Guide to Using this Manual  
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Special Accessories  
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Safety Precautions and Working  
Techniques  
Ordering Spare Parts  
Maintenance and Repairs  
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To receive maximum performance and  
satisfaction from your STIHL chain saw,  
it is important that you read and  
understand and follow the maintenance  
and safety precautions in chapter  
"Safety Precautions and Working  
Techniques" before using your chain  
saw. For further information you can go  
to www.stihlusa.com.  
Cutting Attachment  
STIHL Incorporated Federal  
Emission Control Warranty  
Statement  
Mounting the Bar and Chain  
Tensioning the Chain  
Check Chain Tension  
Fuel  
50  
STIHL Incorporated California  
Exhaust and Evaporative  
Emissions Control Warranty  
Statement  
Fueling  
52  
54  
Chain Lubricant  
Trademarks  
Contact your STIHL dealer or the STIHL  
distributor for your area if you do not  
understand any of the instructions in this  
manual.  
Filling Chain Oil Tank  
Checking Chain Lubrication  
Chain Brake  
Information Before You Start  
Starting / Stopping the Engine  
Operating Instructions  
Taking Care of the Guide Bar  
Air Filter System  
Warning!  
Because a chain saw is a high-speed  
wood-cutting tool, some special safety  
precautions must be observed as with  
any other power saw to reduce the risk  
of personal injury.  
Cleaning the Air Filter  
Engine Management  
Adjusting the Carburetor  
Spark Arresting Screen in Muffler  
Checking the Spark Plug  
Careless or improper use may cause  
serious or even fatal injury.  
STIHL's philosophy is to continually  
improve all of its products. As a result,  
engineering changes and improvements  
may be made from time-to-time. If the  
operating characteristics or the  
appearance of your chain saw differs  
from those described in this manual,  
please contact your STIHL dealer for  
information and assistance.  
Replacing the Starter Rope and  
Rewind Spring  
38  
40  
40  
Storing the Machine  
Checking the Chain Sprocket  
Maintaining and Sharpening the  
Saw Chain  
40  
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46  
48  
Maintenance and Care  
Main Parts  
Specifications  
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MS 192 C  
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English  
Guide to Using this Manual  
Safety Precautions and  
Working Techniques  
Warning!  
indicates a hazardous situation which, if  
not avoided, could result in severe or  
fatal injury.  
Because a chain saw is a  
high-speed, fast-cutting  
power tool, special safety  
precautions must be  
observed to reduce the  
risk of personal injury.  
Pictograms  
All the pictograms attached to the  
machine are shown and explained in this  
manual.  
Caution!  
indicates a risk of property damage,  
including damage to the machine or its  
individual components.  
It is important that you  
read, fully understand  
and observe the following  
safety precautions and  
warnings. Read the  
Symbols in text  
Engineering improvements  
The operating and safety instructions  
are supported by illustrations.  
instruction manual and  
the safety instructions  
periodically. Careless or  
improper use may cause  
serious or fatal injury.  
STIHL’s philosophy is to continually  
improve all of its products. As a result,  
engineering changes and improvements  
are made from time to time. Therefore,  
some changes, modifications and  
improvements may not be covered in  
this manual. If the operating  
characteristics or the appearance of  
your machine differ from those  
described in this manual, please contact  
your STIHL dealer for assistance.  
The individual steps or procedures  
described in the manual may be marked  
in different ways:  
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A bullet marks a step or procedure  
without direct reference to an  
illustration.  
Warning!  
A description of a step or procedure that  
refers directly to an illustration may  
contain item numbers that appear in the  
illustration. Example:  
Reactive forces, including kickback, can  
be dangerous. Pay special attention to  
the section on reactive forces.  
Have your STIHL dealer show you how  
to operate your power tool. All safety  
precautions that are generally observed  
when working with an axe or a hand saw  
also apply to the operation of chain  
saws. Observe all applicable federal,  
state and local safety regulations,  
standards and ordinances. When using  
a chain saw for logging purposes, for  
instance, refer to the OSHA regulations  
for "logging operations" at 29 Code of  
Federal Regulations 1910.266.  
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Loosen the screw (1)  
Lever (2) ...  
In addition to the operating instructions,  
this manual may contain paragraphs  
that require your special attention. Such  
paragraphs are marked with the  
symbols and signal words described  
below:  
Danger!  
indicates an imminent risk of severe or  
fatal injury.  
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MS 192 C  
English  
These conditions reduce the hand's  
ability to feel and regulate temperature,  
produce numbness and burning  
Most of these safety precautions and  
warnings apply to the use of all STIHL  
chain saws. Different models may have  
different parts and controls. See the  
appropriate section of your instruction  
manual for a description of the controls  
and the function of the parts of your  
model.  
Warning!  
Do not lend or rent your power tool with-  
out the instruction manual. Be sure that  
anyone using it understands the infor-  
mation contained in this manual.  
sensations and may cause nerve and  
circulation damage and tissue necrosis.  
All factors which contribute to white-  
finger disease are not known, but cold  
weather, smoking and diseases or  
physical conditions that affect blood  
vessels and blood transport, as well as  
high vibration levels and long periods of  
exposure to vibration are mentioned as  
factors in the development of whitefinger  
disease. In order to reduce the risk of  
whitefinger disease and carpal tunnel  
syndrome, please note the following:  
Warning!  
Safe use of a chain saw involves  
The use of this machine may be hazard-  
ous.The saw chain has many sharp  
cutters. If the cutters contact your flesh,  
they will cut you, even if the chain is not  
moving. At full throttle, the chain speed  
can reach 67 mph (30 m/s).  
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the operator  
the saw  
the use of the saw.  
THE OPERATOR  
Use your chain saw only for cutting  
wooden objects.  
Most STIHL power tools are  
available with an anti-vibration  
Physical Condition  
(
"AV") system designed to reduce  
You must be in good physical condition  
and mental health and not under the  
influence of any substance (drugs,  
alcohol, etc.) which might impair vision,  
dexterity or judgment. Do not operate  
this machine when you are fatigued.  
Warning!  
the transmission of vibrations  
created by the machine to the  
operator's hands. An AV system is  
recommended for those persons  
using power tools on a regular or  
sustained basis.  
Do not use it for other purposes, since  
misuse may result in personal injury or  
property damage, including damage to  
the machine  
Wear gloves and keep your hands  
warm. Heated handles, which are  
available on some STIHL  
powerheads, are recommended for  
cold weather use.  
Warning!  
Warning!  
Minors should never be allowed to use  
this power tool. Bystanders, especially  
children, and animals should not be  
allowed in the area where it is in use.  
Be alert – if you get tired, take a break.  
Tiredness may result in loss of control.  
Working with any power tool can be  
strenuous. If you have any condition  
that might be aggravated by strenuous  
work, check with your doctor before  
operating this machine.  
Keep the AV system well  
maintained. A power tool with loose  
components or with damaged or  
worn AV elements will tend to have  
higher vibration levels. Keep the  
Warning!  
To reduce the risk of injury to bystand-  
ers and damage to property, never let  
your power tool run unattended. When it  
is not in use (e.g. during a work break),