Stihl filters are available from authorized Stihl dealers and service centers.
- Find the spark plug and lead on your Stihl gas lawn mower.
- Turn the fuel cap counterclockwise and remove it from the fuel tank.
- In the fuel tank, locate the fuel line at the bottom of the tank.
Gently brush the air filter with a soft brush or wash it with warm soapy water and then dry it. Remove the cap and see if it is dirty, you may be using the wrong fuel mixture, have a dirty air filter or carburetor that needs adjustment.
Remove the air filter with your fingers. Avoid prying with a tool that could damage it. Clean the air filter with compressed air or warm soapy water. If you wash it in soapy water, rinse it with clean water and let it dry before putting it back in.
Push the line into the tank so that it can be grabbed through the tank opening with a pair of pliers. Draw the small line from the tank opening. Cut off the end plate and install the fuel filter. Pull the string so that the filter rests on the bottom of the tank.
As long as the lack of this fuel filter doesn’t cause a leak in the intake manifold, that’s okay … but only as long as the filter gets stuck and doesn’t clog the nozzles and passages. .
The chainsaw may malfunction if there is debris in the fuel tank.
A decompression valve releases some of the compression from the combustion chamber during the starting process, making it easier to start the engine when the pull rope is pulled.
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Remove the air filter and clean it with warm soapy water. Rinse it off with clean water. Allow the filter to dry completely before replacing it. If the filter is foam rubber, lightly coat it with guide rail and chain oil and squeeze out the excess.
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A severely clogged or clogged fuel filter can cause various engine problems: Malfunction or hesitation: At higher loads, the clogged fuel filter can cause the engine to ignite or ignite erratically. This happens when particles clog the filter and drain the fuel supply to the engine.
You can also use compressed air to clean the engine, but we don’t recommend a pressure washer as this can damage the air filter and electronics if you’re not careful. After using the soapy water, rinse the filter with some clean water and allow it to dry completely before reinserting it.
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