Power Blower Operator's Manual MODEL WARNING Read rules for safe operation and all instructions carefully. ECHO provides this Operator's Manual, which must be read and understood for proper and safe operation. X7531122203 PB-620 X753002803 01/09...
NTRODUCTION Welcome to the ECHO family. This ECHO product was designed and manufactured to provide long life and on-the-job dependability. Read and understand this manual. You will find it easy to use and full of helpful operating tips and SAFETY messages.
PERSONAL CONDITION AND SAFETY EQUIPMENT WARNING Power Blower users risk injury to themselves and others if the power blower is used improperly or safety precautions are not followed. Proper clothing and safety gear must be worn when operating a blower.
Wear eye protection that meets ANSI Z87.1 or CE requirements whenever you operate the unit. Hand Protection Wear no-slip, heavy-duty work gloves to improve your grip on the blower handle. Gloves also reduce the transmission of machine vibration to your hands.
• Take wind conditions into account: avoid open doors and windows. • Do not point blower at people or animals. Keep a Firm Grip • Hold the front and rear handles with both hands, with thumbs and fingers encircling the handles.
Use only ECHO approved attachments. Serious injury may result from the use of a non-approved attachment combination. ECHO, INC. will not be responsible for the failure of cutting devices, attachments or accessories which have not been tested and approved by ECHO. Read and comply with all safety instructions listed in this manual and safety manual.
Locate the safety decals on your unit. Make sure the decals are legible and that you understand and follow the instruc- tions on them. If a decal cannot be read, a new one can be ordered from your ECHO dealer. See PARTS ORDERING instructions for specific information.
Throttle Position Stop Switch Button. Always release trigger and allow engine to return to idle before shutting off with Throttle Position Stop Switch Button. Use Throttle Trigger to vary blower speed settings for intermittent operation.
Always stop engine, disconnect spark plug, and make sure all moving parts have come to a complete stop before removing obstructions, clearing debris, or servicing unit. Blower housing may contain shredder blades and other sharp edges that can cause serious injuries if touched, even if engine is off and blades are not moving.
WARNING Alternative fuels, such as E-20 (20% ethanol), E-85 (85% ethanol) or any fuels not meeting ECHO requirements are NOT approved for use in ECHO 2-stroke gasoline engines. Use of alternative fuels may cause performance problems, loss of power, overheating, fuel vapor lock, and unintended machine operation, including, but not limited to, improper clutch engagement.
After use • DO NOT store a unit with fuel in its tank. Leaks can occur. Return unused fuel to an approved fuel storage container. Storage - Fuel storage laws vary by locality. Contact your local government for the laws affecting your area. As a precaution, store fuel in an approved, airtight container.
STOP position. WARNING If engine does not stop when stop switch is moved to STOP position, close choke - COLD START position - to stall engine. Have your ECHO dealer repair stop switch before using blower again. OWER LOWER...
Always wear safety glasses, hearing protection, a face filter mask, and take all safety precautions, or serious personal injury may result. Do not point the blower pipe in the direction of people or pets. Read the Safety Section carefully. IMPORTANT To avoid engine damage due to over-revving, do not block blower pipe opening.
ECHO Service Dealer for maintenance. To help you decide whether you want to DO-IT-YOURSELF or have the ECHO Dealer do it, each maintenance task has been graded. If a task is not listed, see your ECHO Dealer for repairs.
AIR FILTER Level 1. Tools required: 25 - 50 mm (1 - 2 in.) Cleaning brush. Parts required: REPOWER NOTE Clean daily. Close choke (Cold Start Position ( entering the carburetor throat when the air filter is removed. Brush accumulated dirt from air cleaner area. Remove air filter cover.
Removal of cooling passage blockages or cleaning of cooling fins is considered “Normal Maintenance.” Any failure attributed to lack of maintenance is not warranted. Cleaning Grill Remove accumulated debris from intake grill between backpack frame and blower housing. OWER LOWER PERATOR ANUAL 0.65 mm...
Cleaning Cylinder Fins Disconnect spark plug lead (A), and pull lead out of upper cover clamp and lower cover clamp. Remove 5 screws and remove engine cover (B). Clean cylinder fins (C) to allow cooling air to pass freely. EXHAUST SYSTEM Spark Arrestor Screen Level 2.
Exhaust Port Cleaning Level 2. Tools required: 4 & 5 mm Hexagon wrench, Cross head screwdriver, Wood or plastic scraper Parts Required: As needed: Heat Shield Remove spark plug lead from spark plug, and remove engine or muffler cover (5 screws). Place piston at top dead center.
(MSL) (96.0 kPa and below). To maintain proper engine operation and emission compliance above 1,100 feet MSL the carburetor may need to be adjusted by an authorized ECHO service dealer. IMPORTANT If the engine is adjusted for operation above 1,100 feet MSL, the carburetor must be re-adjusted when operating the engine below 1,100 feet MSL, otherwise severe engine damage can result.
Before Adjustment Check that: • Air filter is clean and properly installed. • Spark arrestor screen and muffler are free of carbon. • Blower pipes are installed. Initial Adjustment With engine off, turn HI speed screw (C) counterclockwise to stop.
OWER PERATOR Remove the spark plug and pour 7cc (1/4 oz.) of fresh, clean ECHO 2-stroke engine oil into the cylinder through the spark plug hole. A. Place a clean cloth over the spark plug hole. B. Pull the recoil starter handle 2-3 times to distribute the oil inside the engine.
• Purchasing from your Echo Dealer. • Manuals are available by sending a written request stating the model number and serial number of your Echo unit, part number of the manual, your name and address, and mail to the address below.