Selection Petrol Chainsaws for Property Maintenance

MS 170

Compact 1.3kW Petrol chainsaw

General

The STIHL MS 170 is a small chainsaw that packs a punch. It is perfect for cutting firewood and for general garden chainsaw tasks. Well suited to domestic users, the MS 170 chainsaw has been fitted with the STIHL anti-vibration system for comfortable use and features a convenient single lever master control.

Versions



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Technical data

MS 170

Technical data

Technical data Value
Displacement cm³ 30,1
Performance kW 1,3
Weight kg 1) 3,9
Power-to-weight ratio kg/kW 3
Sound pressure level dB(A) 2) 98
Sound power level dB(A) 2) 109
Tank volume l 0,25
Chain brake QuickStop
Anti vibration system Standard AV-System
Chain pitch 3/8"P
Carburettor Kompensator / Festdüse / Standardvergaser
Oil tank volume cm3 145

1) Without fuel, without bar and chain
2) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Features

MS 170

Standard features

  • STIHL anti-vibration system Zoom
    STIHL anti-vibration system

    Precisely calculated buffer zones minimise the transfer of engine and saw chain vibrations to the front and rear handles. The chainsaw therefore runs noticeably smoother. This allows the user to save their strength and work longer.

  • Compensator Zoom
    Compensator

    This controller in the carburettor prevents the fuel-air mixture getting richer as the air filter becomes clogged. The correct quantity of fuel is delivered to the carburettor depending on the quantity of air passing through the air filter. This keeps the fuel/air ratio in the combustion mixture constant and hence also the engine power. The filter doesn't need to be cleaned until an appreciable drop in power occurs.

  • STIHL Ematic System Zoom
    STIHL Ematic System

    Compared to conventional bars without Ematic, the STIHL Ematic system reduces the consumption of chain lubricant by up to 50 %, depending on the type of wood and the cutting attachment used. This system comprises a STIHL Ematic or Ematic S guide bar, a STIHL Oilomatic saw chain and a variable-flow or reduced-flow oil pump. As a result, virtually every drop of chain lubricant is delivered to exactly the right spot.

  • QuickStop Chain Brake Zoom
    QuickStop Chain Brake

    The chain brake on your STIHL chainsaw can be triggered automatically or manually. In both cases, the brake band encloses the clutch drum and prevents the chain starting to move even when the throttle trigger is squeezed. The chain brake is applied manually by pressing the front hand guard on your STIHL chainsaw forwards. It is activated automatically whenever a sufficiently strong kickback is encountered.

  • Single-lever master control Zoom
    Single-lever master control

    All important functions such as start, choke, throttle and stop are operated via a single lever.

Additional features

  • STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning (B) Zoom
    STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning (B)

    With STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning, it's easy to adjust the saw chain, without tools and without coming into contact with the sharp saw chain itself. Just release the sprocket cover and turn the adjusting wheel to set the optimum tension.

  • STIHL ElastoStart Zoom
    STIHL ElastoStart

    Due to compression pressure, jerky stresses occur when starting internal combustion engines. The damping element in the ElastoStart special starter grip alternately absorbs and releases force according to the compression pattern. The result is smooth, even starting.

  • Side-mounted chain tensioning Zoom
    Side-mounted chain tensioning

    Side-mounted chain tensioning makes it easy to tension the chain safely.

We present some Product Technology features in product technology .

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Documents

Gebrauchsanleitungen

Languages Date Link
manual icon en 2010-10-07