Stihl Saws - Answered Questions & Fixed Issues


Take loose the nut that holds on the flywheel. Then hold the flywheel with a pair of pliers and lift it off of the workbench, make sure the flywheel nut is even with the top of the crankshaft. As not to damage the crankshaft of the threads. Then lightly strike the nut/crankshaft until the flywheel comes loose. It should only take a couple of taps.

Stihl Chainsaw... | Answered on Mar 04, 2020 | 396 views


handles have to be removed first

Stihl Saws | Answered on Nov 20, 2019 | 134 views


Hi Harold-

Here is a youtube video STIHL TS 350 Super Cut Off Saw (Pulling The Engine Apart) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIlfGvFvIb4

Hope this helps.

Stihl Saws | Answered on Oct 27, 2019 | 198 views


obviously it's not getting gas. remove the carb and recheck it. some have a plastic piece over the intake and output to keep the interior clean during transit. Forgetting to remove it will cause it not to get gas. Either that or the float is stuck closed, something like that. If the carb is new out of the box, they sometimes have a piece of plastic or something inside the float bowl to keep the float from banging around during shipping ect. Check that too.

Stihl Saws | Answered on Oct 09, 2019 | 118 views


Check the fuel line in the tank to see if it's plugged. Also there could be crack or air leak in the full line not allowing gas to get sucked in. Just some thoughts if you haven't looked at this yet.

Stihl Saws | Answered on Jun 26, 2019 | 436 views


wear and tear or improper usage

Stihl Saws | Answered on Jun 03, 2019 | 140 views


Primer bulb to in tank filter - return line from carb to top of fuel tank.

Stihl Saws | Answered on May 19, 2019 | 305 views


Check shutoff switch, wires for grounding, magnet strength on flywheel. If OK replace ignition module .

Stihl Saws | Answered on May 08, 2019 | 137 views


Turn the screw gently clockwise until it won't go in any more. Then turn it anti (counter) clockwise 1 complete turn. That should enable it to start but you will probably need to adjust it when the engine is warm. Failure to start can be because of a range of causes so I suggest you check the basics first like ensuring the fuel is fresh, that there is spark at the plug and that the choke is turned on if the engine is cold.

Stihl Saws | Answered on Apr 06, 2019 | 385 views


50 parts fuel to 1 part oil.

Stihl Ts 510 760... | Answered on Apr 06, 2019 | 199 views


All good answers here. If you have spark and it just quit running sounds more like water in system. The carb cleaners should help but you may need to run quite a bit through it. Remember to use care adding gasoline to avoid getting water into the tank. Also keep your tank full in storage to avoid condensation. In storing tong term add some sea foam and dump it out when you restart. Old gas turns yellow.

Stihl Saws | Answered on Apr 04, 2019 | 256 views


Most Stihl machines use 0.5mm spark gap

Stihl Saws | Answered on Mar 13, 2019 | 249 views


According to Machinery's Handbook (24th ed pg 1650), there are four standard SAE spark plug threads, all metric: M18 x 1.5; M14 x 1.25; M12 x 1.25; and M10 x 1.0

Stihl OEM plug
NGK BPMR7A
Threaddiameter: 14mm
Threadreach: 9.5mm

Stihl Saws | Answered on Feb 14, 2019 | 284 views


Carb float stuck most likely.

Stihl Saws | Answered on Aug 10, 2018 | 254 views


The idle speed is set too low. Check your manual and make the adjustment.

Stihl Saws | Answered on Apr 13, 2018 | 66 views


sounds like your getting air leak around a gasket

Stihl Ts400 Cut... | Answered on Sep 07, 2019 | 1,964 views


Order from Stihl or almost any plant hire workshop.

In case of difficulty or you need to save money India and China produce cheap replacement carbs for almost everything.

Stihl Saws | Answered on Jan 06, 2018 | 67 views

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