Stihl MS 460 Operator Manual


Stihl MS 460 operator manual and user instructions. PDF view online or download and print the MS460 chainsaw instructions. Clear, concise and easy to understand.

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Stihl MS 460 Operator Manual

Stihl MS 460 operator manual for the MS 460 chainsaw. PDF download operator instructions on how to use and maintain the Stihl MS 460 (MS460) chainsaw. Clear and concise with easy to understand diagrams detailing the safety, operating, maintaining and storing of the chainsaw.

Stihl MS 460 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 460 User Guide, owner manual, instructions.

More information for the service and repair of the Stihl MS 460 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 Stihl MS 460 chainsaw.

Adjusting Stihl MS 460 Carburetor

Stihl MS 460 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 460 Chainsaw Specifications


Single cylinder two-stroke engine

Displacement: 76.5 cc (4.7 cu. in.)
Fuel mix: 50:1 with Stihl 2 cycle oil
Standard Cylinder Diameter: 52 mm
Cylinder construction: chrome-plated aluminum
Crankcase construction: cast magnesium
Standard chain pitch: 3/8″ RSC3
Oil tank capacity: 12.2 fl.oz (0.36 l)
Power output: 6.0 hp (4.5 kW)

Ignition system

Electronic magneto ignition
Spark plug (suppressed): Bosch WSR 6 F, NGK BPMR 7 A, Champion RCJ6Y.
Electrode gap: 0.02 in. (0.5 mm)

Fuel system

All position diaphragm carburetor with an integral fuel pump
Fuel tank capacity: 27.1 fl.oz (0.8 l)

Chain lubrication

Fully automatic, speed-controlled oil pump with reciprocating piston, additional manual oil flow control
Oil tank capacity: 11.0 fl.oz (0.325 l)


dry, without bar and chain
MS 460: 14.6 lbs. (6.6 kg)
MS 460 with handle and carburetor heating: 15.0 lbs. (6.8 kg)
MS 460 with loop handle: 15.2 lbs. (6.9 kg)

Stihl MS 460 Operator Manual PDF

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