Stihl 018 Operator Manual


Stihl 018 operator guide and user instructions. PDF view online or download and print the 018 chainsaw instructions. Clear, concise and easy to understand.

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Stihl 018 Operator Manual

Stihl 018 operator manual for the 018 chainsaw. PDF download operator instructions on how to use and maintain the Stihl 018 (18 series) chainsaw. Clear and concise with easy to understand diagrams detailing the safety, operating, maintaining and storing of the chainsaw.

Stihl 018 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 018 User Guide, owner manual.

More information for the service and repair of the Stihl 018 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 018 chainsaw.

Adjusting Stihl 018 Carburetor

Stihl 018 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 018 Chainsaw Specifications

Displacement: 31.8 cm3

Bore: 38 mm

Stroke: 28 mm (1.10 in)

Compression ratio: 9.5 :1

Engine power: 1.4 kW (1.9 bhp)

Max. torque: 1.5 Nm (1.1 lb.ft) at n = 5500 rpm

Mean idle speed: 2,800 rpm

Main bearings: Two deep-groove ball bearings

Big end bearing: Needle sleeve

Piston pin diameter: Ø 8 mm (0.3 in)

Connecting rod length: 51 mm (2 in)

Rewind starter: Pawl system

Clutch: Centrifugal clutch without linings

Stihl 018 Operator Manual PDF

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