Stihl 017 Operator Manual


Stihl 017 operator guide and user instructions. PDF view online or download and print the 017 chainsaw instructions. Clear, concise and easy to understand.

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Stihl 017 Operator Manual

Stihl 017 operator manual for the 017 chainsaw. PDF download operator instructions on how to use and maintain the Stihl 017 (17 series) chainsaw. Clear and concise with easy to understand diagrams detailing the safety, operating, maintaining and storing of the chainsaw.

Stihl 017 Chainsaw Operator Manual Contents

Safety, cutting attachment, bar and chain, fuel, oil, chain brake, stopping/starting engine, adjusting carburetor, air filter, engine management, spark plug, chain sprocket, sharpening the chain, maintenance and care, specifications.


This is The Stihl 017 User Guide, owner manual.

More information for the service and repair of the Stihl 017 chainsaw can be found in the service workshop manual, parts list and any technical notes available for PDF download or online viewing on this website. Also check out any questions and answers, articles or the full specifications pages for the 017 chainsaw.

Adjusting Stihl 017 Carburetor

Stihl 017 chainsaw carburetor guide- The carburetor has been factory adjusted to provide the optimal engine air/fuel flow. Instructions for standard settings to adjust the idling screw, turning either clockwise or counter clockwise. Learn how to set the idling screw correctly if the engine is cutting out or idling incorrectly. Learn how to check the spark plug for a good electrical spark, cleaning or replacing if required. Air filter cleaning and replacement is described in the operator manual. A carburetor PDF manual is available from this website.

Stihl 017 Chainsaw Specifications

Displacement: 30.1 cm3 (1.89 cu. in)
Bore: 37 mm (1.46 in)
Stroke: 28 mm (1.10 in)

Fuel/Oil System
All position diaphragm carburetor with an integral fuel pump
Fuel tank capacity: 0.25 l (0.53 US pt)
Fuel mix: See chapter “Fuel Mix”
Chain lubrication: Fully automatic speed-controlled
Oil tank capacity: 0.15 l (0.32 US pt)

Ignition System
Electronic magneto ignition
Spark plug (suppressed): BOSCH WSR 6 F, NGK BPMR 7 A or Champion RCJ 6 Y
Heat range 200
Electrode gap 0.5 mm (0.02 in)
Spark plug thread M 14×1.25, 9.5 mm (0.37 in) long

without bar and chain 017: 3.9 kg (8.60 lbs)

Stihl 017 Operator Manual PDF

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