Tip & How-To about Stihl Saws
The use of a piece of recoil rope will not damage the piston, and if it gets stuck, reverse the rotation, remove rope, and try inserting it again.
1) Using a 12" piece of recoil rope, or similar size rope,
2) Remove the spark plug,
3) Feed about 6-8" of rope into the cylinder,
4) Rotate the flywheel in the direction of rotation that matches the removal of the flywheel nut or clutch
*note: all flywheel nuts are 'right-hand' or clock-wise to tighten threads
all drive clutches are 'left-hand' or counter clock wise to tighten threads
Posted by Roland W... on
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