Stihl MS 271 Operator Manual


Stihl MS 271 operator manual and user instructions. PDF view online or download and print the MS271 chainsaw instructions. Clear, concise and easy to understand.

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Stihl MS 271 Operator Manual

Stihl MS 271 operator manual for the MS 271 chainsaw. PDF download operator instructions on how to use and maintain the Stihl MS 271 (MS271) chainsaw. Clear and concise with easy to understand diagrams detailing the safety, operating, maintaining and storing of the chainsaw.

Stihl MS 271 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 271 User Guide, owner manual, instructions.

More information for the service and repair of the Stihl MS 271 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 271 chainsaw.

Adjusting Stihl MS 271 Carburetor

Stihl MS 271 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 271 Chainsaw Specifications


Single cylinder two-stroke engine

Displacement: 50.2 cc (3.06 cu. in.)
Engine Power: 2.6 kW (3.49 bhp)
Powerhead Weight: 5.6 kg (12.3 lbs.)
Guide bar length: 40 to 50cm (16″ to 20″)
Fuel Capacity: 500cc (16.9 oz)
Chain oil capacity: 240 cc (8.12 oz)
Oilomatic Chain: 26RM3
Minimum Chain Bar Length
This model is compatible with bars as short as 16 inches long.

Maximum Chain Bar Length
This model is compatible with bars as long as 20 inches long.

Stihl MS 271 Operator Manual PDF

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