Stihl 038 Operator Manual
Stihl 038 operator manual for the 038 chainsaw. PDF download operator instructions on how to use and maintain the Stihl 038 (38 series) chainsaw. Clear and concise with easy to understand diagrams detailing the safety, operating, maintaining and storing of the chainsaw.
Stihl 038 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 038 User Guide, owner manual.
More information for the service and repair of the Stihl 038 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 038 chainsaw.
Adjusting Stihl 038 Carburetor
Stihl 038 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. Detailed carburetor PDF manuals are available from this website.
Stihl 038 Chainsaw Specifications
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER: 1119
YEAR INTRODUCED: 1980
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT: 61ccm (3.72 cu. in.)
CYLINDER BORE: 48mm (1.89 in.)
PISTON STROKE: 34mm (1.34 in.)
CYLINDER TYPE: Aluminum with a chrome-plated bore
INTAKE METHOD: Piston ported
WEIGHT: 15 lbs. powerhead only
CHAIN BRAKE: Inertia activated
DRIVE TYPE: Direct
CONSTRUCTION: Die-cast magnesium
MAGNETO TYPE: Bosch
CARBURETOR: Tillotson HK-29A, 42A, 42B Bing diaphragm type
MAJOR REPAIR KIT: RK-32HK for HK-29A, RK-33HK for HK-42A, B
MINOR REPAIR KIT: DG-1HK
AIR FILTER SYSTEM: Nylon mesh element
STARTER TYPE: Stihl automatic rewind
OIL PUMP: Automatic
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM: 12,000
IDLE RPM: 2,800
IGNITION TIMING: 2.3 to 2.7mm (0.090 to 0.106 in.) before TDC
BREAKER POINT SETTING: 0.35 to 0.40mm ( 0.014 to 0.016 in.)
SPARK PLUG TYPE: Bosch WSR6F, Champion RDJ7Y
SPARK PLUG GAP: 0.51mm (0.020 in.)
FUEL OIL RATIO: 40:1
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE: Regular
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION: Stihl two-cycle chain saw mix oil
CHAIN PITCH: 3/8 in.
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED: 40cm (16 in.)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED: 81cm (32 in.)
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