This product was sold under the Gardenline brand in March 2018 & 2019 with a 5 year warranty, and under the Ferrex brand in March 2020 with a 3 year warranty.
ALDI Ferrex / Gardenline 53cc Chainsaw (Mar 2018, Mar 2019, Mar 2020) has been discontinued. See all ALDI Petrol Chainsaws.
It never started - the chord broke and when I fixed it still wouldn't start.
Chord broke on the first pull. I wasted time fixing it, re-read the instructions twice but I could not get it to work at all. Tried time and again to contact Aldi and got nowhere. What a waste of time and money.
Purchased in May 2020 at ALDI for $99.00.
cheap and does the job
the chain lube is way too much from factory but you can just adjust the screw so less comes out. really powerful and in my experience starts within 3 pulls
Purchased in March 2020 for $149.00.
Gutsy unit .....so far so good
I bought the 2 stroke 53cc Gardenline in March for $150. The unit has started well and coped easily with aged hardwood (yellow gum, red box and red gum) logs of up to 25cm diameter to date.
Found replacement chains at Bunnings for ~$35, though Ebay has the right spec @ 1/5 that price. As noted by other users 20 minutes continuous use will see the saw get quite warm and is probably the point to check your chain bar oil. It's been pretty thirsty on that front.
Re-tensioning the chain has been straightforward.
Don't bother priming 10 x as per s...
Purchased in March 2019 at Aldi Carnegie for $150.00.
Wow - how dodgy
fuel priming problem - The priming pump seems to pressurise the fuel tank no problem but absolutely no fuel to the carby. And the chain lube leaks oil everywhere! Cant get a service shop to even look at it.
Purchased in December 2017 at ALDI.
Useless product, and forget any warranty claim!
Purchased back in April 18 knowing I'd need a new chainsaw for a property I purchased, but wouldn't go into until July 2018
Went to use it first time. Checked chain tension...OK. Ran 5 mins...chain came off.
Became a regular occurrence.
Then had misfortune to strike a nail in a tree. Blunted chain, lost a tooth.
Can't get replacements off shelf. Had to get a mower shop to custom me up a chain. $50.
The chain coming off the bar became worse. In the end, was seriously dangerous.
Checked the gear on the machine body. Had some sort o...
I bought this for my son to help his dad cut firewood, firstly we put a better quality chain on it ($30) and basically away they went. They have cut load after load after load of red gum wood and it has been extremely reliable. It needs to be cleaned thoroughly between uses as the filter is very thin and he did manage to break the chain tensioner, I rang the warranty people (5 year warranty) and insisted we needed to pay for the part due to the amount of work the saw had done in a very short time but the man said "no they stand by their warrant...y" and the replacement part was sent in a week. They are still cutting wood and this saw is still running as well as the day we bought it.....best $149 I have ever spent.....thank you Aldi....A+ for product and service.
Plenty of power starts easy
Gor my 53cc aldi chainsaw for $100... was on the clearance rack to start it i dont listen to the instructions i turn the ignition switch off give it 2 pulls with the choke on then turn ignition switch on with no choke & it starts easy although the bar is 16 inch ive been cutting hardwood logs up 20 inch thick wirh no problems the stated 2.2kw of power isnt to be laughed at anyway so far so good
Chain will not tighten
Started my chainsaw up on Saturday no problem, eventually chain loosened, read the instructions how to tighten, unlocked it but the dial won't turn to tighten or to loosen, cane home very disappointed. Anyone any ideas ??? Struggled for ages trying to tighten it. Will have to buy firewood now. Wife not impress.
A great Chainsaw
Although I have only have had my ALDI Gardenline 53 cc Chainsaw for a few weeks I have found it to be a great piece of equipment, but must admit the spark plug connection is badly designed, while checking the spark plug gap the clip came off with the rubber boot, could be the problem why some don't start, a new clip fixed the problem.
Aldi Gardenline 53cc Chainsaw
I bought this chainsaw for $A149. I tried unsuccessfully to start it for 4 days. I even changed the sparkplug. I also tried Start ya aerosol spray.The Manual contradicts itself on the starting procedure. The Manual does not provide information on options to replace the Chinese sparkplug, After 4 days, I returned it to Aldi and received a full refund. With my refund, I bought a Stihl Mini Boss MS 170 chainsaw which does start.
Questions & Answers
I bought one of these 53cc chainsaws in march 2019. The first time I used it everything went fine. The second time I used it was April 2021. When I opened the carrier, chain lube oil was everywhere, I don't know why. I managed to start it and everything was fine until I turned it off, but It would not not start on the second attempt. Start rope will only move 6 inches and something is stopping it operating freely. Frustrated
The chain oil leaks in most chainsaws, Chinese ones more so. Did you leave the same fuel inside the chainsaw this whole time? Because if so that’s most likely your issue. Best option is to empty out the tank and put some fresh fuel in, could be a build up of carbon or something else causing the starter rope stiffness, once you get it started leave it running for 5 mins or so minimum to get rid of all the stale fuel and you should be sorted
Yes I did replenish with fresh fuel and it did run ok initially but not the second time. I took the spark plug out and the rope pulls out ok. The spark does not appear to be very strong and although I primed the fuel fifty times or more, the plug was still dry and I wonder if the fuel is getting there. My biggest concern is why the rope is not releasing to it's full extent when the plug is in.
Hello I bought a gardenline chain saw 2 years ago and I only used it 2 times. I tried to start it to cut some trees down but it will not start. I have changed petrol and spark plug use start fluid and still it will not start. Where do I take it to get repaired? I took it to mowers galore and they would not even look at it. Please tell me what to do I don’t know what is wrong with it and don’t know who will look at it. I just like it to work. Garry
Google how to tune a chainsaw
I purchased an Aldi chainsaw 2020, I cannot start the machine as I do not have the strength to start the unit. It has kicked back and thrown me on a couple of attempts to start the saw.
How can I fix this saw so I can fix it for me to be able to start instead of waiting for stronger people to start it.
Either return it or buy an “estart” module from eBay
|Use||Pruning and Small tree felling, trimming, and cross-cutting|
|Bar Length||41 cm|
|Features||Anti-Vibration System, Automatic Chain Oiling / Lubrication, Carrying Case Included and Tool-free Chain Tensioning|
|Engine Displacement||53 cc|
|Special Buy Dates|
|Manufacturer Warranty||3 year(s)|
|Release date||Mar 2018|
|Discontinuation date||Mar 2020|
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