2-15. OPERATION OF RESCUE SAW (Continued).
Clean prefilter every time you refuel.
Check that cooling passages and
cylinder fins are clean.
Check power head and cutter arm for
wear or damage. Check that all compo-
nents and fasteners are tight.
Never drop start; you may lose con-
trol of saw.
Never start saw with wheel in cut.
This could cause kickback and seri-
On cold starts, wheel will turn as
soon as engine is started.
Heavier blades may make saws slightly
An aircraft rescue tool kit is supplied
for additional aid in aircraft and vehicle
Hold saw so that wheel does not touch
anything including the ground
Do not wrap starter rope around
hand or let starter rope snap back,
which could cause injury to yourself
or damage to the starter.
Use starter grip (2, figure 2-7) and after
pulling, let starter rewind fully.