Grass Trimmer/Brush Cutter Operator's Manual MODELS, Type 1E 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. X7702270600 SRM - 2100SB 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.
INTERNATIONAL SYMBOLS Symbol Symbol form/shape Symbol form/shape description/application Read and understand Operator's Manual. Wear eyes, ears and head protection Surface Safety/Alert 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.
PERSONAL CONDITION & 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.
Brush Cutter handles. Gloves also reduce the transmission of machine vibration to your hands. Hearing Protection -- ECHO recommends wearing hearing protection whenever unit is used. Proper Clothing -- Wear snug fitting, durable clothing; - Pants should have long legs, shirts with long sleeves.
- 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. Operation Use Proper Clothing & Equipment - Before starting the unit, equip yourself and any other personworking within the 15M (50 ft.) Safety Zone with the required Protective...
• Limit the hours of operation. Try to fill each day with jobs where operating the trimmer or other hand-held power equipment is not required. • If you experience discomfort, redness and swelling of the fingers followed by whitening and loss of feeling, consult your physician before further exposing yourself to cold and vibration.
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 Type 1E Models 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). RASS RIMMER PERATOR IMPORTANT ENGINE INFORMATION ENGINE FAMILY: YEHXS.0254CB DISPLACEMENT: 25.4 THIS ENGINE MEETS U.S.
Move lever to the "RUN" position to open choke. 23. SAFETY VIDEO - (Not included with unit) P/N 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...
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.
POWER HEAD SHAFT LOWER SHAFT ASSEMBLY Tools Required: None Parts Required: Power Head Shaft, Lower Shaft Assembly 1. Set Power Head/Shaft Assembly on a level surface. 2. Loosen clamping knob (A). 3. Pull locator pin (B) and rotate counter clockwise 1/4 turn to lock out position.
NYLON LINE HEAD INSTALLATION Tools Required: Head Locking Tool Parts Required: Nylon Line Head. 1. Align locking hole in upper plate (B) with notch in edge of gear housing and insert head locking tool (A). 2. Remove plastic sleeve from P.T.O. shaft (C). 3.
PERATION OPERATION WITH BLADES Preparing the Trimmer/Brush Cutter for Blade Use Blade use DEMANDS specific Brush Cutter configuration. Operation without specified shield and harness can result in serious personal injury. Follow installation instructions included in optional kits. Plastic and Nylon Blades Require "Blade Conversion Kit," P/N 99922200410 (metal shield [A] and shoulder harness [B]).
3" in. (76 mm) diameter. Use Shoulder/Waist Harness P/N 99944200200 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. During blade operation, the same fatigue reduction is achieved. Safety to the operator is also enhanced by preventing blade contact with the operator's hands and feet by restricting trimmer movement.
NOT approved. Two Stroke Oil - A two-stroke engine oil meeting ISO-L-EGD 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.
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. All Models 1. Stop Switch - Start/Run.
The cutting attachment should not rotate at idle. If cutting attach- ment moves, readjust carburetor according to "Carburetor Adjust- ment" 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, 1" or 2" medium bristle paint brush. Parts required: SRM-2100SB 90008 REPOWER AIR & FUEL FILTER KIT. SRM-2400SB 90030 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.
SPARK PLUG Level 2. Tools required: Scrench (combination socket wrench and screwdriver), Feeler gauge (preferably a wire gauge) , Brush. Parts Required: Spark Plug, NGK BPMR-7A 1. Remove spark plug and check for fouling, worn and rounded center electrode. 2. Clean the plug or replace with a new one. DO NOT sand blast to clean.
3. Use the wooden stick or brush to remove dirt form cylinder fins. IMPORTANT Do not use a metal scraper to remove dirt from the cylinder fins. 4. Remove grass and leaves from the grid between the recoil starter and fuel tank.
CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT SRM-2100SB 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 and LO needle adjust- ment limiters that prevent settings outside acceptable limits.
CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT SRM-2400SB 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. This carburetor does not have acceleration and high speed adjustment needles.
Level 1. Tools required: Head locking tool (if head is to be removed) Parts Required: ECHO 0.095" Nylon Trimmer Line 12 m (40 ft.) long. 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.
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 maintenance. 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.
WARNING DANGER RUSH UTTER PERATOR ANUAL 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 0.65mm (0.026in.)
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: 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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