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Ryobi RY52014 Operator's Manual

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Your pruner has been engineered and manufactured to our high standard for dependability, ease of operation, and operator
safety. When properly cared for, it will give you years of rugged, trouble-free performance.
To reduce the risk of injury, the user must read and understand the operator's manual before using
this product.
Thank you for your purchase.


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  • Page 1 When properly cared for, it will give you years of rugged, trouble-free performance. WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury, the user must read and understand the operator’s manual before using this product. Thank you for your purchase. SAVE THIS MANUAL FOR FUTURE REFERENCE OPERATOR’S MANUAL TP30 GAS PRUNER RY52014...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

     Introduction ... 2  General Safety Rules ... 3  Specific Safety Rules ... 4  Symbols ... 5-6  Features ... 7  Assembly ... 8-10  Operation ... 10-12  Maintenance ... 13-17  Troubleshooting ... 18 ...
  • Page 3: General Safety Rules

    WARNING! Read and understand all instructions. Failure to follow all instructions listed below, may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious personal injury. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS  For safe operation, read and understand all instruc- tions before using this product. Follow all safety instruc- tions.
  • Page 4: Specific Safety Rules

     Kickback is a dangerous reaction that can lead to serious injury. Kickback may occur when the moving chain con- tacts an object at the upper portion of the tip of the guide bar or when the wood closes in and pinches the chain in the cut.
  • Page 5: Symbols

    Some of the following symbols may be used on this tool. Please study them and learn their meaning. Proper interpretation of these symbols will allow you to operate the tool better and safer. SYMBOL NAME Safety Alert Read The Operator’s Manual Eye, Hearing, and Head Protection Safety Footwear Gloves...
  • Page 6: Symbols

    The following signal words and meanings are intended to explain the levels of risk associated with this product. SYMBOL SIGNAL DANGER: WARNING: CAUTION: CAUTION: SERVICE Servicing requires extreme care and knowledge and should be performed only by a qualified service technician. For service we suggest you return the product to your nearest AUTHORIZED SERVICE CENTER for repair.
  • Page 7: Features

    PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Engine Displacement ...30cc Bar length ... 10 in. Weight ...16 lb. PRUNER ATTACHMENT CHAIN KNOW YOUR PRUNER See Figure 1. Before attempting to use this product, familiarize yourself with all operating features and safety rules. ENGINE SWITCH The engine switch controls the ignition system. The switch must be in the ON (I) position for the engine to start and run.
  • Page 8: Assembly

    UNPACKING This product requires assembly.  Carefully remove the tool and any accessories from the box. Make sure that all items listed in the packing list are included.  Inspect the tool carefully to make sure no breakage or damage occurred during shipping. ...
  • Page 9: Chain Oiler

     Reinstall the bolt, lock washer, and hex nut to secure.  Connect the latch on the shoulder harness to the strap hanger. SHOULDER STRAP “J” BARRIER HANDLE LOCK NUT BOLT BOLT FIG. A CONNECTING THE POWER HEAD TO THE EXTENSION SHAFT AND PRUNER ATTACHMENT See Figure 4.
  • Page 10 FILLING TANK  Clean surface around fuel cap to prevent contamina- tion.  Loosen fuel cap slowly. Rest the cap on a clean surface.  Carefully pour fuel into the tank. Avoid spillage.  Prior to replacing the fuel cap, clean and inspect the gasket.
  • Page 11: Operation

    NOTE: For second and final cuts (from top of limb or branch), hold front cutting guide against the limb being cut. This will help steady the limb and make it easier to cut. Allow chain to cut for you; exert only light downward pressure. If you force the cut, damage to the bar, chain, or engine can result.
  • Page 12 OPERATION POSITION FOR STARTING PRIMER BULB See Figure 9. Lay the pruner on the ground and ensure that no objects or obstructions are in the immediate vicinity. Make sure nothing STARTER GRIP can come in contact with the bar and chain. ENGINE SWITCH STARTING...
  • Page 13: Maintenance

    WARNING: When servicing, use only identical replacement parts. Use of any other parts may create a hazard or cause product damage. WARNING: Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields during power tool operation or when blowing dust. If operation is dusty, also wear a dust mask. WARNING: Before inspecting, cleaning or servicing the unit (except for carburetor adjustments), shut off engine, wait for all...
  • Page 14 REPLACING THE BAR See Figures 15 - 20. WARNING: To avoid possible serious injury, stop engine before re- placing the bar, chain, or performing any maintenance operation.  Remove the bar nut and drivecase cover.  The bar contains a bar stud slot that fits over the bar stud. The bar also contains a chain tensioning pin hole which fits over the chain tensioning pin.
  • Page 15 IDLE SPEED ADJUSTMENT See Figure 21. If the chain turns at idle, the idle speed screw needs adjusting on the engine. Turn the idle speed screw counterclockwise to reduce the idle RPM and stop the chain movement. If the saw chain still moves at idle speed, contact a service dealer for adjustment and discontinue use until the repair is made.
  • Page 16 HOW TO SHARPEN THE CUTTERS See Figures 24 - 27. Be careful to file all cutters to the specified angles and to the same length, as fast cutting can be obtained only when all cutters are uniform. PARTS OF A CUTTER CUTTING CORNER TOP PLATE RIVET HOLE...
  • Page 17: Maintenance

    REPLACING AND CLEANING AIR FILTER See Figure 28. For proper performance and long life, keep air filter clean.  Remove the air filter cover by pushing down on the latch with your thumb while gently pulling on the cover.  Remove the filter, clean it in warm soapy water. Rinse and let dry completely.
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    PROBLEM CAUSE Engine will not start. No spark. No fuel. Engine is flooded. Starter rope pulls harder now than when new. Engine starts but will Engine requires approxi- not accelerate. mately three minutes to warm up. Engine starts but will Carburetor requires only run at high speed adjustment.
  • Page 19: Warranty

    Blower Fans, Blower and Vacuum Tubes, Vacuum Bag and Straps, Guide Bars, Saw Chains Techtronic Industries North America, Inc., reserves the right to change or improve the design of any RYOBI outdoor product without assuming any obligation to modify any product previously manufactured.
  • Page 20 Where a warrantable condition exists, Techtronic Industries North America, Inc., will repair your non-road or small off-road engine at no cost to you, including diagnosis (if the diagnostic work is performed at an authorized service center for RYOBI parts, and labor.
  • Page 21 5 Hours Every 25 Hours or Yearly CALL US FIRST For any questions about operating or maintaining your product, call the Ryobi Your product has been fully tested prior to shipment to ensure your complete satisfaction. Clean Every Replace Every...
  • Page 22: Parts Ordering / Service

    • HOW TO ORDER REPAIR PARTS When ordering repair parts, always give the following information: • MODEL NUMBER • SERIAL NUMBER Ryobi is a registered trademark of Ryobi Limited used under license. ® TECHTRONIC INDUSTRIES NORTH AMERICA, INC. 983000-882 11-29-05 (REV:00) OPERATOR’S MANUAL...

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