Grass Trimmer/Brush Cutter Operator's Manual MODELS, MODELS, Read rules for safe operation and instructions carefully. ECHO provides an Operator's Manual and a Safety Manual. Both must be read and understood for proper and safe operation. X7702270500 SRM - 2100, 2110 Serial Number 001001 &...
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 and the SAFETY MANUAL you found in the same package. You will find both easy to use and full of helpful operating tips and SAFETY messages.
ANUAL AFETY YMBOLS AND Throughout this manual and on the product itself, you will find safety alerts and helpful, information messages preceded by symbols or key words. The following is an explanation of those symbols and key words and what they mean to you. This symbol accompanied by the words WARNING and DANGER calls attention to an act or condition that can lead to serious personal injury to operator and bystanders.
Make sure the decals are legible and that you understand and follow the instructions on them. If a decal cannot be read, a new one can be ordered from your ECHO dealer. See PARTS ORDERING instruc- tions for specific information.
EQUIPMENT Before operation a complete check of the unit must be performed; • Check unit for loose/missing nuts, bolts and screws. Tighten and/or replace as needed. • Inspect fuel lines, tank and area around carburetor for fuel leaks. DO NOT operate unit if leaks are found. •...
PERSONAL CONDITION AND SAFETY EQUIPMENT Trimmer/Brush Cutter users risk injury to themselves and others if the trimmer/brush cutter is used improperly and or safety precautions are not followed. Proper clothing and safety gear must be worn when operating a trimmer.
SAFE OPERATION Determine Operation Area - Provide all operators of this equipment with the operator's manual and instructions for safe operation. - Review the area to be trimmed. Look for hazards that could contribute to unsafe conditions. - Spectators and fellow workers must be warned, and children and animals prevented from coming nearer than 15M (50 ft.) while the trimmer is in use.
EXTENDED OPERATION Vibration and Cold -- It is believed that a condition called Raynaud’s Phenomenon, which affects the fingers of certain individuals may be brought about by exposure to vibration and cold. Exposure to vibration and cold may cause tingling and burning sensations followed by loss of color and numbness in the fingers.
The ECHO product you purchased has been factory pre-assembled for your convenience. Due to packaging restrictions, shield installation and other assembly may be necessary. After opening the carton, check for damage. Immediately notify your retailer or ECHO Dealer of damaged or missing parts. Use the contents list to check for missing parts.
EMISSION CONTROL The emission control system for this engine is EM (Engine Modification). Emission Control Label located on Engine (EXAMPLE ONLY, information on label varies by FAMILY). SAFETY VIDEO IMPORTANT ENGINE INFORMATION ENGINE FAMILY : TEH021UB24RA DISPLACEMENT : 21.2cc THIS ENGINE MEETS U.S. EPA PHI AND 1995 - 1999 CALIFORNIA EMISSION REGULATIONS FOR ULGE ENGINES.
26.SAFETY VIDEO (Not included with unit) - 99922202540 English version only) is available at a cost of $5.00 from ECHO, INC. or any authorized ECHO dealer. The video overviews safety precautions and proper operating techniques and is supplemental to the Safety Manual. Read and understand the Safety Manual for complete infor- mation on safe operation.
SSEMBLY WARNING Use only ECHO approved attachments for these models. Serious injury may result from the use of non approved attachment combinations. Read and comply with all safety instructions listed in this manual and attachment manual. ECHO, INC. will not be responsible for the failure of cutting devices, attachments or accessories which have not been tested and approved by ECHO for use with these units.
BLADE INSTALLATION All Models. IMPORTANT If non-standard monofilament head, METAL/PLASTIC blade or cultivator etc. is used, THE CARBURETOR MUST BE RE-SET or serious engine damage may occur. See "Carburetor Adjustment" pages 29 - 30 and "Specifications" page 12 of this manual. You must install a U-Handle Kit and Blade Conversion kit before operating this unit using metal blades, otherwise serious injury may result.
Install Harness Clamp NOTE Some models require installation of Harness Clamp. If your unit does not have a clamp, follow these directions. Tools Required: Screwdriver, 8mm x 10mm Open End Wrench. Parts Required: Clamp, 4mm x 18mm Hexagon Head, Bolt, Link. 6.
THROTTLE LINKAGE AND IGNITION LEADS Tools Required: 8mm x 10mm open end wrench (all models), 3mm Allen Wrench. 1. Close choke and remove air filter cover. 2. Loosen nut (A) and place threaded end of throttle linkage in bracket slot. Finger tighten nut (A). 3.
HANDLE INSTALLATION Tools Required: 8mm x 10mm Open End Wrench, Slotted Screw- driver, (3mm Hex Wrench SRM-2100 only.) Parts Required: U-Handle Kit. (SRM-2100) P/N 35130454130 NOTE On model SRM-2110 use Steps 1, 10, 11 and 13 - 17 only. 1. Close choke and remove air filter cover. 2.
14.Attach inner throttle cable to swivel (B). Check throttle for freedom of movement and that wide open throttle / low idle extremes are adjusted properly. If adjustment cannot be achieved by adjusting nuts (A), consult with your Echo Dealer for correct adjustment procedure. 15.Attach ignition leads (C).
OPERATION WITH BLADES Preparing the Trimmer/Brush Cutter for Blade Use WARNING Blade use DEMANDS specific Brush Cutter configuration. Operation without specified shield and harness can result in serious personal injury. Plastic and Nylon Blades Require "Blade Conversion Kit," P/N 99922200410 (metal shield and shoulder harness).
76 mm (3" in.) diameter. Use Shoulder/Waist Harness P/N 99944200200 Use of the Shoulder/ Waist Harness is recommended for ALL Trimmer/Brush Cutter use, not just Blade operation. The Shoulder/Waist Harness when used in a trimming operation with nylon line head suspends the trimmer from the operator's shoulder and reduces operator fatigue.
Standard (ISO/CD 13738), must be used. Echo brand Premium 50:1 oil meets this standard. Engine problems due to inadequate lubrication caused by failure to use an ISO-L-EGD approved oil, such as Echo Premium 50:1 Two-stroke Oil, will void the two-stroke engine warranty.
IMPORTANT Stored fuel ages. Do not mix more fuel than you expect to use in thirty (30) days, ninety (90) days when a fuel stabilizer is added. IMPORTANT Stored two-stroke fuel may separate. ALWAYS shake fuel container thoroughly before each use. EQUIPMENT CHECK Before operation a complete check of the unit must be performed;...
WARNING The cutting attachment should not rotate at idle. If attachment rotates, readjust carburetor according to "Carburetor Adjustment" instructions in this manual or see your ECHO Dealer, otherwise serious personal injury may result. 1. Stop Switch - Start/Run. Move stop switch button (A) forward away from the STOP posi- tion.
The cutting attachment should not rotate at idle. If attachment rotates, readjust carburetor according to "Carburetor Adjustment" instructions in this manual or see your ECHO Dealer, otherwise serious personal injury may result. 1. Stop Switch - Start/Run. Move Stop Switch button (A) forward away from the STOP position.
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 task is not listed, see your ECHO Dealer for repairs.
AIR FILTER Level 1. Tools required: Cleaning Brush Parts required: 90008 REPOWER AIR & FUEL FILTER KIT. 1. Close choke (Cold Start Position). This prevents dirt from entering the carburetor throat when the air filter is removed. Brush accumulated dirt from the air cleaner area. 2.
SPARK PLUG Level 2. Tools required: Scrench (combination socket wrench and screw driver supplied with unit), Feeler gauge (preferably a wire gauge), Soft metal brush Parts Required: Spark Plug NGK BPMR-7A 1. Remove spark plug and check for fouling, worn and rounded center electrode.
NOTE The throttle linkage remains assembled to the cover and the spark plug lead and grommet remain installed. 3. Use the wooden stick or brush to remove dirt form cylinder fins. 4. Remove grass and leaves from the grid between the recoil starter and fuel tank.
CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT Type 1E Emission Models Level 2. Tools required: Slotted Screwdriver w/2 mm blade width, Tachom- eter (ECHO P/N 99051130017) Parts required: None. NOTE Every unit is run at the factory and the carburetor is set in compliance with EPA Phase 1 and California Emission Regula- tions.
2. Turn LO needle (B) out, CCW 1-1/4 turns. Turn HI needle (A) out CCW 2-3/4 turns. Fine Tuning (Requires Accurate Tachometer ECHO P/N 99051130017) 1. Start engine and allow to warm to operating temperature (min. 2 - 3 minutes) varying engine speed from idle to full throttle.
4. Install the gear housing and shield assembly. NYLON LINE REPLACEMENT Level 1. Tools required: Head locking tool (if head is to be removed) Parts Required: ECHO 0.095" Nylon Trimmer Line 12m (40 ft.) long. RASS RIMMER RUSH...
1. Hold drum (A) and turn spool (B) CW (clockwise) until it stops. Pull spool from drum. DO NOT push in on spool when turning. 2. Use one piece of new nylon line (C) 40 ft. (12m) long and thread through the molded loop (D) on the spool.
SHARPENING METAL BLADES Three styles of metal blades are approved for use on the ECHO Brush Cutter. The 8-tooth blade can be sharpened during normal mainte- nance. The clearing blade and 80 tooth blade require professional service. Before sharpening, CLOSELY inspect blade for cracks (look at the bottom of each tooth and the center mounting hole closely), missing teeth and bending.
Spark plug Carburetor Cooling system plugged Exhaust port/spark arrestor screen plugged Remedy Clean Clean See your Echo dealer See your Echo dealer Open choke Clean/replace air filter Adjust carburetor See your Echo dealer Turn switch on See your Echo dealer See your Echo dealer Adjust.
TORAGE Long term storage (over 30 days) Do not store your unit for a prolonged period of time (30 days or longer) without performing protective storage maintenance which includes the following: 1. Store unit in a dry, dust free place, out of the reach of children. Do not store in enclosure where fuel fumes may accumulate or reach an open flame or spark.
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