Tiller/Cultivator Operator's Manual MODEL Read rules for safe operation and instructions carefully. ECHO provides an Operator's Manual, which must be read and understood for proper and safe operation. X7504082102 TC-2100 Serial Number 011441 & Up TC-2100 Serial Number 001001 & Up...
You will find it easy to use and full of helpful operations tips and SAFETY messages. Read rules for safe operation and instructions carefully. ECHO provides an Operator's Manual, which must be read and understood for proper and safe operation.
AFETY YMBOLS AND MPORTANT 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...
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 instructions for specific information.
IMPORTANT Spilled fuel is a leading cause of hydrocarbon emissions. Some states may require the use of automatic fuel shut-off containers to reduce fuel spillage. Contact your ECHO dealer for ordering information. After Refueling; • Wipe any spilled fuel from the unit.
PERSONAL CONDITION AND SAFETY EQUIPMENT Tiller/Cultivator users risk injury to themselves and others if the tiller/cultivator is used improperly and or safety precautions are not followed. Proper clothing and safety gear must be worn when operating a tiller/cultivator. Failure to do so can result in serious injury.
- Spectators and fellow workers must be warned, and children and animals prevented from coming nearer than 15M (50 ft.) while the tiller/cultivator is in use. - Do not operate this product indoors or in inadequately ventilated areas.
The ECHO product you purchased has been factory pre-assembled for your convenience. Due to packaging restrictions some assembly is required. 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.
1. STOP SWITCH - "Toggle Switch" mounted on top of Throttle Trigger Housing. Move switch Forward to Run, Back to Stop. 2. THROTTLE TRIGGER - Spring loaded to return to idle when released. When accelerating, pull trigger gradually for best operating technique. DO NOT hold trigger when starting. 3.
SSEMBLY Tools Required: (2) 11mm (7/16in.) Wrenches 1. Support powerhead assembly upright on tines. Place top handle assembly to rear. 2. Loosley assemble lower handles using 6.35 x 76mm (1/4in. x 3in.) hex head shoulder bolt (A), lockwasher (B), and locknut (C) in front handle end mounting hole as shown.
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 war- ranty.
After Refueling; - Wipe any spilled fuel from the unit. - Move at least 3 M (10 ft.) from refueling location before starting the engine. After use; - DO NOT store a unit with fuel in its tank. Leaks can occur. Return unused fuel to an approved fuel storage container.
WARNING The tines should not move at idle. If tines move, readjust carbure- tor according to "Carburetor Adjustment" instructions in this manual or see your ECHO Dealer, otherwise serious personal injury may result. 1. STOP SWITCH - START. Move Stop Switch (A) to START position.
Move stop switch to STOP position (A). 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 tiller/ cultivator again. DANGER DANGER...
ECHO Service Dealer for maintenance. To help you decide whether you want to DO-IT-YOUR- SELF or have the ECHO Dealer do it, each maintenance task has been graded. If the task is not listed, see your ECHO dealer for repairs.
AIR FILTER Level 1. Tools required: 25mm-50mm (1in.-2in.) medium bristle paint 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 accumu- lated dirt from the air cleaner area.
2. Remove the four screws that retain the cover. Two at the top of the recoil starter, two on either side of the front. Lift the cover from the engine and lay to the front of the tiller/cultivator. NOTE The throttle linkage remains assembled to the cover and the spark plug lead and grommet remain installed.
IMPORTANT DO NOT use a metal scraper to remove dirt from the cylinder fins. 3. Use the wooden stick or brush to remove dirt from the cylinder fins. 4. Remove grass and leaves from the grid between the recoil starter and fuel tank.
CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT Emission Models Level 2. Tools required: Screwdriver, Tachometer (ECHO P/N 99051130017). Parts required: None. NOTE Every unit is run at the factory and the carburetor is set in compli- ance with EPA Phase 1 and California Emission Regulations. In addition, the carburetor is equipped with HI (A) and LO (B) needle adjustment limiters that prevent settings outside acceptable limits.
2. Clean dirt from area around gear cover (A) and remove four (4) crosshead screw (B). Be careful not to tear sealing gasket (C). 3. Support tiller with exposed gear case (D) upward. Add #0 lithium grease until nearly level with top of gear case (D).
ROUBLESHOOTING Fuel vapors are extremely flammable and may cause fire and/or explosion. Never test for ignition spark by grounding spark plug against cylinder, otherwise serious personal injury may result. l f f t n I t l i f t l i f WARNING DANGER ILLER...
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 mainte- nance 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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