The Complete Guide to Chain Prestart-Up Checklist

Before you start running the chain, check the following:

  1. Connecting plates, clips, and cotter pins are installed correctly.
  2. The chain slack has been properly adjusted.
  3. Adequate lubrication is available.
  4. The chain doesn't touch any objects, like chain cases, etc.
  5. There are no objects in the chain area, and all is clean.