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Important Safety Information - Kärcher HD 2.0/1000 Ed Service Manual

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INTRODUCTION & IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Thank you for purchasing this Pressure Washer.
We reserve the right to make changes at any time
without incurring any obligation.
Owner/User Responsibility:
The owner and/or user must have an understanding of
the manufacturer's operating instructions and warnings
before using this pressure washer. Warning information
should be emphasized and understood. If the operator
is not fluent in English, the manufacturer's instructions
and warnings shall be read to and discussed with
the operator in the operator's native language by the
purchaser/owner, making sure that the operator com-
prehends its contents.
Owner and/or user must study and maintain for future
reference the manufacturers' instructions.
The operator must know how to stop the machine
quickly and understand the operation of all controls.
Never permit anyone to operate the engine without
proper instructions.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
This manual should be considered a permanent
part of the machine and should remain with it if
machine is resold.
When ordering parts, please specify model and
serial number. Use only identical replacement parts.
This machine is to be used only by trained operators.
IMPORTANT SAFETY
INFORMATION
WARNING: To reduce the risk of
injury, read operating instruc-
tions carefully before using.
READ OPERATOR'S
MANUAL THOROUGHLY
PRIOR TO USE.
chine and bleed pressure quickly. Be thoroughly
familiar with the controls.
3. Stay alert — watch what you are doing.
4. All installations must comply with local codes.
Contact your electrician, plumber, utility company
or the selling distributor for specific details. If your
machine is rated 250 volts or less, single phase will
be provided with a ground fault circuit interrupter
(GFCI). If rated more than 250 volts, or more than
single phase this product should only be connected
to a power supply receptacle protected by a GFCI.
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1. Read the owner's manual
thoroughly. Failure to follow
instructions could cause mal-
function of the machine and
result in death, serious bodily
injury and/or property damage.
2. Know how to stop the ma-
9.801-811.0 • Rev. 06/17
DANGER: Improper connection of the equipment-
grounding conductor can result in a risk of elec-
trocution. Check with a qualified electrician or
service personnel if you are in doubt as to whether
the outlet is properly grounded. Do not modify the
plug provided with the product - if it will not fit the
outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified
electrician. Do not use any type of adaptor with
this product
WARNING: Keep wand, hose, and
WARNING
water spray away from electric
wiring or fatal electric shock may
result.
5. To protect the operator from
electrical shock, the machine
must be electrically grounded.
KEEP WATER
SPRAY AWAY FROM
It is the responsibility of the
ELECTRICAL WIRING.
owner to connect this machine
to a UL grounded receptacle of proper voltage and
amperage ratings. Do not spray water on or near
electrical components. Do not touch machine with
wet hands or while standing in water. Always dis-
connect power before servicing.
WARNING: Flammable liquids
WARNING
can create fumes which can ig-
nite, causing property damage
or severe injury.
WARNING: Risk of explosion —
Do not spray flammable liquids.
RISK OF EXPLOSION:
DO NOT SPRAY
FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS.
6. Do not allow acids, caustic
or abrasive fluids to pass through the pump.
7. Never run pump dry or leave spray gun closed
longer than 1-2 minutes.
8. Keep operating area clear of all persons.
WARNING: High pressure spray
WARNING
can cause paint chips or other
particles to become airborne
and fly at high speeds. To avoid
personal injury, eye, hand and
foot safety devices must be
worn.
USE PROTECTIVE
EYE WEAR
9. Eye, hand, and foot pro-
AND CLOTHING
WHEN OPERATING
tection must be worn when
THIS EQUIPMENT.
u s i n g t h i s e q u i p m e n t .

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