Stihl MS 201 Service Manual


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Stihl MS 201 Service Workshop Manual for the Repair and service of the Stihl MS 201 chainsaw. The PDF workshop service manual has diagrams and acurate repair and servicing information to help you to troubleshoot, repair and fix the Stihl MS 201 chainsaw (MS201). View free pages online or download a complete PDF manual that you can easily save, print or view.

Stihl MS 201 Service Workshop Manual Contents

Introduction and Safety Precautions

Introduction, Safety Precautions.


Fuel System, Ignition System, Chain Lubrication, Tightening Torques.


Chain Drive, Chain Brake, Chain Tensioner, Chain Lubrication, Rewind Starter, Ignition System, Carburetor Engine.


Clutch, Clutch Drum.

Chain Brake

Checking Operation, Brake Band, Brake Lever, Flat Spring, Pins, Chain Tensioner, Chain Catcher, Bar Mounting Stud Collar Nut for Sprocket Cover.


Muffler, insulating Plate, Leakage Test, Preparations, Vacuum Test, Pressure Test, Oil Seals, Ignition Side, Clutch Side, Cylinder, Crankshaft/Crankcase, Roller Bearings/Crankcase, Piston, Piston Rings.

Ignition System

Ignition Timing, Ignition Module, Testing the Ignition Module, Spark Plug Boot/Ignition Lead, Flywheel, Short Circuit Wire, Testing, Removing and Installing Ignition System, Ground Wire, Contact Spring, Ignition System Troubleshooting.

Rewind Starter

General, Fan Housing Pawls, Rope Rotor, Rope Rotor with ErgoStar, Starter Rope / Grip Tensioning the Rewind Spring, Replacing the Rewind Spring.

AV Elements

Annular Buffer on Fuel Tank, AV Spring on Oil Tank, Front Handle/AV Spring, Stop Buffer.

Control Levers

Master Control Lever, Switch Shaft, Throttle Trigger/Lockout Lever, Choke and Throttle, Rods, Handle Housing.

Chain Lubrication

Pickup Body, Oil Suction Hose, Connector/Oil Pressure, Oil Pump, Valve.

Repair fuel system

Air Filter, Baffle, Filter Base, Carburetor, Leakage test, Servicing the Carburetor, Metering Diaphragm, Inlet Needle, Pump Diaphragm, Lever on Throttle Shaft, Levers on Choke Shaft, Adjusting Screws, Adjusting the Carburetor, Basic Setting, Standard Setting, Intake Manifold, Impulse Hose, Tank Vent, Testing, Tank Vent, Fuel Intake, Pickup Body, Fuel Suction Hose, Tank Vent Hose, Manual Fuel Pump with Fuel Hoses, Tank Housing Removing and Installing.

Special Servicing Tools

Servicing Aids


General adjusting rules, Presetting idle adjust screw, L mixture needle and H mixture needle, Adjusting carburetor.

Starting with the high speed screw H (1) against its seat, open it 2 full turns counterclockwise – this is the basic setting. Starting with the low speed screw L (2) against its seat, open it 1 1/4 turns counterclockwise – this is the basic setting. Now Warm up the engine.

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Stihl MS 201 Chainsaw Specifications

Stihl MS 201 chainsaw carbureter type: Zama C1Q-S280, C1Q-S251, -S249, -S215 & S189 OEM Part Number: .

Model: Stihl MS 201-Single cylinder two-stroke engine

Displacement: 35,2 cm³
Power output: 1,8/2,4 kW/bhp
Weight: 3,9 kg
Power-to-weight ratio: 2,2 kg/kW
Sound pressure level: 99 dB(A)
Sound power level: 112 dB(A)
Vibration level left/right: 3,3/3,3 m/s²
Saw chain pitch: 3/8″P
STIHL Oilomatic saw chain type: Picco Super (PS)

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