Chainsaw Stihl 180 is a versatile garden tool that is widely used on the plot. So, it is used for cutting wood, pruning trees and other green spaces.
The Stihl 180 chainsaw is no less popular in construction and on the farm. It is very convenient and easy to operate. It also has a low cost, which makes it more accessible to the public.
Unfortunately, no matter how useful the tool is, sooner or later it breaks down. The reason for this may be the wear or destruction of parts as a result of frequent use.
Some malfunctions can be fixed at home. But, to repair the chainsaw with your own hands, you need to know the structure of the tool, as well as the most frequent breakdowns and how to fix them.
Repair of oil supply.
Often, the oil system is damaged in the Stihl 180 chainsaw. Such a failure can be determined by the dryness of the working circuit or the presence of leakage.
The solution to this problem must begin with a thorough inspection of the hose through which the oil is supplied. Also, an inspection gives a connection hose with fittings.
In the process of inspecting and repairing the oil system, you must also clean the filter. Often, contamination leads to poor oil flow.
If there is a leakage of oil, it means that the tightness of the system is broken. First of all, it concerns the hose and oil channels. Most often, such faults occur as a result of mechanical damage to system components.
If, as a result of the inspection, the integrity of the hose has been identified, it is replaced. If the damage is minor, they can be hidden with a sealant. This radical method will reduce the cost of repairs.
Troubleshooting a carburetor.
If as a result of the pressure on the gas, the chainsaw starts to stall, then the problem lies in the carburetor. Also, a sign of a malfunction of the carburetor can be a protracted start of the chainsaw and the inability to gain momentum.
Most often, such a malfunction occurs as a result of wear of the rubber cuff, which is placed on the piston of the fuel accelerator. As a result of this, during the start-up of the instrument air leaks out. Such a failure occurs after a few years of operation of the chainsaw.
The elimination of this fault is carried out in the following sequence:
- Remove the carburetor. Unscrew the screw that holds the diaphragm cap. Turn the carburetor so that the pin is visible. With it, you need to remove the retaining ring and disconnect the spring damper. After that throttle. To do this, unscrew the screw that holds it. The next step is to remove the valve stem.
- Pull out the accelerator with a spring. It has a cuff. The wear of this particular element leads to air suction and engine stop after a recent launch. The piston with a cuff needs to be replaced.
- Assemble the carburetor in reverse order and install on the chainsaw.
Now it is known how to eliminate frequent malfunction of the carburetor. Observing all the rules, you can easily perform these works with your own hands.
Ignition System Check.
If the tool does not start, the problem may be hidden in the trigger mechanism or the ignition system. If the starter is operating normally, then the candle must be carefully inspected. It must be unscrewed and carefully inspected.
Special attention here should be paid to the electrodes on which plaque can accumulate. If there is a red-brown coating on the electrodes, this indicates a severe malfunction of the entire starting system. So, the cause of the failure may lie in the carburetor.
If the ignition system usually works, but the tool does not work correctly, the problem may be related to an excess of the air-fuel mixture. Here you need to adjust the carburetor and clean the nozzles.
If in the process of inspection, a snuff was found on the candle, it means that the tool works on low-quality gasoline. Also, the cause may be improper functioning of the carburetor.
To solve this problem, you need to perform the following steps:
- remove the carburetor and check it;
- if necessary, clean and adjust it;
- replace the fuel;
- install the carburetor and check the tool in operation.
It is worth noting here that the carburetor is a rather complicated knot. Therefore, if there is a need to repair it, it is better to seek help from specialists.
With such information, you can repair a chainsaw Stihl 180 at home. Of course, it is necessary to take into account that it is better to eliminate more severe faults in the service centers.