1.2 SAFETY DECALS
Your machine must be used with care. Therefore, decals have been
placed on the machine, to remind you pictorially of the main pre-
cautions to take during use. These decals are to be considered an
integral part of the machine.
If a decal should fall off or become illegible, contact your Dealer to
replace it. Their meaning is explained below.
1 = Warning: Read the instructions before operating this machine.
2 = Warning: Disconnect the ignition key and read the instructions before carrying out
any repair or maintenance work.
3 = Danger! Ejected objects: Do not operate without either the stone-guard or
grass-catcher in place.
4 = Danger! Ejected objects: Keep bystanders away.
5 = Danger! Machine rollover: Do not use this machine on slopes greater then 10°.
6 = Danger! Dismemberment: Make sure that children stay clear of the machine all
the time when engine is running.
7 = Danger of cutting yourself. Blades in movement. Do
not put hands or feet near or under the opening of the cut-
8 = Warning: Do not manipulate the mi croswitch.
9 = Avoid injury from getting caught in belt: Do not oper-
ate the machine without shields in place. Stay clear of
13 = Warning: the muffler becomes very hot during opera-
tion and remains hot for a while after stopping the en-
14 = This is a recyclable product. It contains lead. Do not
discard it in the environment and dispose of in compli-
ance with the laws in force.
1.3 REGULATIONS FOR TOWING
A kit for towing a small trailer is available on request. This accessory
is to be fitted as per the instructions pro-
When using, do not exceed the recom-
mended drawbar loads stated on the de-
cal and follow the safety instructions,
10 = Warning: Read the instruc-
tions before operating this
11 = Warning: The engine emits
toxic carbon monoxide. Do
not run in an enclosed area.
12 = Warning! Petrol is highly
flam mable. Stop the engine
2. IDENTIFICATION OF THE MACHINE
2.1 IDENTIFICATION OF THE MACHINE
The plate located on the
left side of the main frame
has the essential data of
The serial number (5)
must be quoted when you
require technical assis-
tance or spare parts.
Acoustic power level according to directives 2000/14/EC,
Conformity mark according to directives 98/37/EC
(2006/42/EC, 2005/88/EC, 2004/108/EC
2a. Russian Comformity Mark
Year of manufacture
Type of machine
Weight in kg
Name and address of Manufacturer
Engine nominal power (at 2800 rpm).
HOW TO RECOGNIZE YOUR MACHINE
Preparation, use and maintenance of a range of machines with many
differing features are described in this manual. It is therefore im-
portant to clearly identify your machineʼs model in order to following
all of the information regarding it.
Your machineʼs model is indicated on the "identification label" in point
4 and is composed of a series of letters and numbers.
In the following pages of this manual, the model or models to which
operations refer are indicated beforehand. The absence of any in-
dication means it is valid for all models.
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