Poulan Pro PR4218 Operator Manual
Poulan Pro PR4218 Operator Manual covers chainsaw maintenance and explains all aspects of the chainsaw and helps you to troubleshoot the Poulan Pro PR4218 Chainsaw.
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The Poulan Pro PR4218 is a powerful and reliable chainsaw with a 42cc 2-cycle gas engine and an 18-inch bar. Whether you’re a professional arborist or just need to tackle some heavy-duty yard work, this chainsaw is up to the task.
The operator manual provides detailed instructions and safety guidelines for using the chainsaw, as well as maintenance tips to ensure optimal performance. Learn how to safely start and stop the chainsaw, adjust the chain tension, and perform routine maintenance tasks like cleaning the air filter and replacing the spark plug.
With the Poulan Pro PR4218 operator manual, you’ll have all the information you need to use and maintain your chainsaw safely and effectively. So why wait? Download or view it online now and get to work!
Poulan Pro PR4218 Operator Manual
Contents of the PDF operator manual instructions include (depending on the model:
Fuel pump, Twist lock, Chain brake, Oilomatic saw chain, Guide bar, Front chain tensioner, Side chain tensioner, Adjusting tensioner, Chain sprocket, Chain sprocket cover, Bumper spike, Chain catcher, Decompression valve, Muffler, Starter grip, Spark plug terminal, Oil filler cap, Fuel filler cap, Master control lever, Throttle trigger interlock, Throttle trigger, Front handle, Front hand guard, Rear handle, technical data, (models may vary).
This is the Poulan Pro PR4218 Chainsaw User Guide, owner manual, and instructions in PDF.
Adjusting Poulan Pro PR4218 Chainsaw Carburetor (manual carburetor only)
Carburetor Guide for Poulan Pro PR4218 Chainsaw
The Poulan Pro PR4218 Chainsaw comes with a factory-adjusted carburetor that ensures optimal engine air/fuel flow. However, if the engine is cutting out or idling incorrectly, it may be necessary to adjust the carburetor using the instructions provided in the operator manual.
The manual includes standard settings for adjusting the idling screw, which can be turned clockwise or counterclockwise to set the correct idling speed.
In addition to carburetor adjustment, the operator manual also provides instructions on checking the spark plug for a good electrical spark and cleaning or replacing it as needed. The manual also covers air filter cleaning and replacement.
For those who want more detailed information on carburetor adjustment, PDF manuals are available from the Poulan Pro website.
Carburetor – General Chainsaw Adjustment
Adjusting the carburetor involves matching the fuel flow to the airflow allowed by the throttle valve opening, based on local conditions such as climate, altitude, fuel, and type of two-stroke oil. The carburetor on the PR4218 Chainsaw is equipped with three adjustment options:
- L = Low-speed jet
- H = High-speed jet
- T = Idling adjustment screw
Turning the L and H jets clockwise makes the fuel/air mixture weaker, meaning less fuel in relation to the amount of air. Turning them counterclockwise makes the mixture richer, meaning more fuel in relation to the amount of air. A weak mixture increases engine speed, while a rich mixture decreases it.
The T screw controls the throttle position when idling. Turning it clockwise increases the idling speed while turning it counterclockwise lowers the idling speed. For a complete guide to adjusting the carburetor, refer to the operator manual.
Poulan Pro PR4218 Specifications
See manuals for more Poulan Pro chainsaw specifications and information.
Poulan Pro PR4218 Chainsaw — 18in. Bar, 42cc, 3/8in. Pitch.
More information for the service and repair of the Poulan Pro PR4218 Chainsaw can be found if available in any service workshop manual, parts list, carburetor manual, and any technical notes. Available for PDF download or online on this website.
Features of Poulan Pro PR4218 Chainsaw
- OxyPower 42cc, 9.2 HP engine delivers exceptional power with minimal fuel consumption and low emissions
- 18in. bar with 0.058in. chain gauge and 3/8in. chain pitch
- An effortless pull-start system (EPS) reduces pull force for easy starts and reduced wear
- Advanced anti-vibration system provides superior comfort and minimizes handle vibration to lessen user fatigue
- 9,000 max. RPM (3,000 max. RPM in idle)
- User-friendly combined choke and stop control reduces the risk of engine flooding, allowing for faster starting and greater reliability
- Side-adjust chain tension for easy adjustments
- Purge bulb provides the carburetor with fuel for easier starts with fewer pulls
- Gear-driven automatic oiler keeps bar and chain lubricated to help reduce wear and minimize maintenance
- Super Clean air filter system provides superior filtering to increase air filter life and help reduce fuel consumption
- A handy onboard tool holder keeps the scrench (screwdriver/wrench combo) close at hand
Read more in the Poulan Pro PR4218 Operator Manual.
The PR4218 is a 42cc 2-cycle chainsaw that is ideal for medium-duty storm clean-up, tree felling, and firewood cutting. The OxyPower engine provides more power, lower emission levels, and lower fuel consumption. Fully featured with Super Clean Air Filter System, Automatic Oiler, and Reduced Vibration Handles. (manufacturers description)
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