Stihl MS 201 T Operator Manual


Stihl MS 201 T operator manual and user instructions. PDF view online or download and print the MS201T chainsaw instructions. Clear, concise and easy to understand.

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Stihl MS 201 T Operator Manual

Stihl MS 201 T operator manual for the MS 201 T chainsaw. PDF download operator instructions on how to use and maintain the Stihl MS 201 T (MS201T chainsaw) chainsaw. Clear and concise with easy to understand diagrams detailing the safety, operating, maintaining and storing of the chainsaw.

Stihl MS 201 T 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 MS 201 T User Guide, owner manual.

More information for the service and repair of the Stihl MS 201 T chainsaw can be found in any service workshop manual, parts list, carburetor manual 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 MS 201 T chainsaw.

Adjusting Stihl MS 201 T Carburetor

Stihl MS 201 T 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 MS 201 T Chainsaw Specifications


Single cylinder two-stroke engine

Displacement: 2.15 (35.2 cc)
Bore: 1.60 in (40 mm)
Stroke: 1.10 in (28 mm)
Engine power to ISO 7293: 2.4 bhp (1.8 kW) at 9,500 rpm
Idle speed: 3,000 rpm
Max. permissible speed (with cutting attachment): 14,000 rpm

Ignition System

Electronic magneto ignition

Spark plug (resistor type): NGK CMR 6 H
Electrode gap: 0.02 in (0.5 mm)

Fuel System

All position diaphragm carburetor with integral fuel pump

Fuel tank capacity: 10.5 fl.oz (0.31 l)

Chain lubrication

Fully automatic, speed-controlled oil pump. Additional manual oil flow control

Oil tank capacity: 7.4 fl.oz (0.22 l)


Dry, without bar and chain: 8.2 lbs (3.7 kg)

Cutting Attachments

Recommended cutting attachments conforming with applicable standards when used on this model chain saw.

Rollomatic E guide bars:

Reduced kickback STIHL guide bars (with green label)
Bar lengths: 30, 35, 40 cm (12, 14, 16 in.)
Pitch: 3/8″ P (9.32 mm)
Groove width: 1.3 mm (0.050 in)
Sprocket nose: 9-tooth

Saw chain 3/8″ P:

Low kickback STIHL saw chain (with green label)
Picco Micro 3 (63 PM3) Type 3636
Picco Super 3 (63 PS3) Type 3616
Picco Duro 3 (63 PD3) Type 3612
Pitch: 3/8″ P (9.32 mm)
Drive link gauge: 1.3 mm (0.050 in)

Chain sprocket

8-tooth for 3/8″ P (spur sprocket)

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