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Assembly; Fuelling - Hitachi ML140E Handling Instructions Manual

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„ Be especially careful when turning the lawn mower
around or when pulling the lawn mower towards
you
„ Do not mow over obstacles (e.g. branches, roots
of trees)
„ Only remove cuttings when the motor is at a stand-
still.
„ Switch the motor / cutting blades off when an area
other than the area to be mowed is crossed
„ Never lift or carry the unit while the motor is run-
ning.
„ Do not eat or drink while refuelling or adding mo-
tor oil
„ Do not breathe in fuel vapours
„ Guide the unit at walking speed
„ Before use, make sure the seat of nuts, screws,
and bolts is firm.
„ Close the throttle valve* when running out the mo-
tor. If the motor has a fuel stopcock, it should be
closed after mowing

Assembly

Follow the accompanying assembly instructions.
Caution!
The equipment can be used only after complete
assembly.

Fuelling

Fill the lawnmower with fuel before the initial startup.
Warning - risk of fire!
Petrol and oil are highly inflammable!
Always observe the operating instructions sup-
plied by the motor manufacturer.
470 591_c
Operating fluids
Petrol
Grade
Regular petrol /
unleaded
Filling
Refer to the motor
capacity
manufacturer's
instructions
Safety
Warning!
Never leave a motor running in an enclosed
space. Toxic hazard!
„ Store petrol and oil in suitable containers
„ Only fill or empty petrol and oil outdoors when the
motor is cold
„ Never fill petrol or oil when the motor is running
„ Do not overfill the fuel tank (petrol expands)
„ Do not smoke while refuelling
„ Do not open the fuel tank while the motor is running
or if the motor is hot
„ Replace damaged fuel tank or fuel tank cap
„ Always close the fuel tank tightly
„ If fuel overflows never attempt to start the motor.
Instead, move the machine away from the fuel con-
taminated area. Avoid any attempt to start the igni-
tion until the fuel vapours have evaporated.
„ If motor oil has leaked out:
Do not start the motor
Soak up the leaked motor oil using an oil bind-
ing agent or rag and dispose of it properly
Clean the unit
Used oil should not be:
„ disposed of with domestic rubbish
„ poured into the sewage system, drains, or
onto the ground
We recommend to collect the used oil in a closed
container and to deliver it to a suitable recycling or
service station.
GB
Motor oil
Refer to the motor
manufacturer's
instructions
about 0.6 l
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