Where do you grease a chainsaw?
Fill your saw
- Open the gas cap on your chainsaw. It will be the one nearest the back of the saw.
- Open the fuel side of your divided gas can. Carefully fill the saw’s gas tank, then replace the cap and close that side of the can.
- Open the chain oil cap on your saw.
- Keep the oil and gas tanks of your saw topped off.
Should you grease chainsaw sprocket?
Although the clutch shoes of a Stihl chainsaw should never be greased, the needle bearing that fits inside the chain sprocket, which is part of the clutch mechanism, may need occasional lubrication.
Can you refill an Oregon grease gun?
OVERVIEW. Oregon’s Grease Gun is pre-loaded with all purpose lubricant – it’s filled, easy to use and ready to go. The steel nose nozzle features a spring loaded pump action for sprocket nose guide bars. It’s easy to refill, and is effective in preventing premature wear and tear, especially on guide bar noses.
Do STIHL chainsaw bars need grease?
A lubricating tool for select STIHL. Current STIHL guide bars offer maintenance free sprocket noses, some competitor’s guide bars still require additional grease. This tool only works on select STIHL chainsaws, so visit your local STIHL Dealer to determine if the Guide Bar Grease Gun is right for your saw.
What weight is chainsaw bar oil?
What viscosity is chainsaw bar oil? The viscosity of chainsaw bar oil can vary depending on the formula but 30W is standard. In cold weather, a thin 10W chainsaw oil may be advantageous, while very hot temperatures may require a much thicker 40W or 50W formula.
Why is my chainsaw squealing?
Make sure you remove the clutch as running the saw with just the drum removed will take out the brake band. It is most likely the needle bearing if it squeals at idle but if it does it when revving then the clutch will be meshed to the clutch so must be the crank bearings!
What is a grease syringe?
Plastic grease syringes greatly ease the task of applying small measured amounts of lubrication grease to bearings, linear guides, spindles and more. The syringes come with a tip to help in applying the grease to the proper points needed in your application.
How to use a grease gun?
Press on the handle of the piston rod and squeeze the trigger of the grease gun until delivery of grease is seen at the end of the grease gun applicator tube. Wipe excess grease from the dispensing tip and the body of the grease gun. Use a cloth or rag to wipe the gun down and clean it to prepare for use. Unscrew the cartridge cap.
How do you fix a stuck grease gun plunger?
Push the plunger into the canister to get rid of any excess air. Use 1 hand to hold the grease gun in place, and another to reinsert the plunger into the canister. Apply a slow, steady pressure to the plunger as you stick it back in the grease gun so the grease won’t have any air bubbles.
How do you fill a grease barrel with grease?
Insert the open end of the barrel into a container of grease. Fill the barrel by holding the open end of the barrel down into the container of grease and slowly drawing back on the plunger rod to fill the reservoir, pulling grease back into the barrel.