ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION
Read these instructions and this manual
in its entirety before you attempt to as-
semble or operate your new lawn mower.
IMPORTANT: This lawn mower is shipped
WITHOUT OIL OR GASOLINE in the
Your new lawn mower has been as sem bled
at the factory with the exception of those
parts left unassembled for shipping pur-
pos es. To ensure safe and proper op er a tion
of your lawn mower, all parts and hard ware
you assemble must be tight ened securely.
Use the correct tools as nec es sary to en-
sure proper tightness. All parts such as
nuts, wash ers, bolts, etc., nec es sary to
complete the as sem bly have been placed
in the parts bag.
TO REMOVE MOWER FROM
1. Remove loose parts included with
2. Cut down two end corners of carton
and lay end panel down flat.
3. Remove all packing materials except
padding be tween upper and lower
handle and padding holding operator
presence control bar to upper handle.
4. Roll lawn mower out of carton and
check carton thor ough ly for additional
HOW TO SET UP YOUR MOW ER
TO UNFOLD HANDLE
IMPORTANT: Unfold handle carefully so
as not to pinch or damage con trol cables.
1. Raise handles until lower handle sec-
tion locks into place in mowing posi-
2. Remove protective padding, raise up-
per handle sec tion into place on lower
handle and tighten both handle knobs.
3. Remove handle padding holding
operator pres ence control bar to upper
Your lawn mower handle can be adjusted
for your mowing comfort. Refer to "AD-
JUST HANDLE" in the Service and Adjust-
ments section of this manual.
BRIGGS & STRATTON 4-CYCLE ENGINE
MODEL NUMBER 93J02-0051-F1