27. SEE TO IT THAT FUEL IS SUPPLIED APPROPRIATELY.
Follow all fueling instructions in operator's manual.
Gasoline is extremely ﬂ ammable, and gasoline vapor
can explode. Do not refuel tank while this compressor
is running or hot. Never smoke near gasoline, and keep
other ﬂ ames and sparks away. Do not refuel indoors or
in a poorly ventilated area. Do not ﬁ ll fuel tank to point of
overﬂ owing. Always refuel slowly to avoid the possibility
of spilled fuel which may cause a ﬁ re. Do not operate this
compressor if gasoline is spilled. Wipe this compressor
clean and move it away from the spill. Avoid creating
any ignition until the gasoline has evaporated. Allow
approximately 1/4" of tank space for fuel expansion.
Always store fuel away from this compressor while it is
running or hot. Always store gasoline in an approved
When servicing use only identical replacement parts.
Repairs should be conducted only by a Hitachi authorized service center.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
MAKE THEM AVAILABLE TO
OTHER USERS OF THIS TOOL!
28. BE CAREFUL NOT TO TRIP OVER OR DROP THE
COMPRESSOR DURING TRANSPORT.
compressor. If you trip over something and drop it, there
is a fear that unexpected injury may result. If you drop
this compressor or bump it against any objects, air tank
or any component parts can cause serious deformation,
damage, severe scratches and breakdown on this
compressor. If operated under such conditions, it can
result in any accidents or bodily injuries by explosion of
the air tank or explosion of those damaged component
parts. Furthermore, gasoline which spilled out by those
damages, may have a great risk of a ﬁ re. When there
is any deformation and damage on the handle, it may
drop during transport, resulting in an accident of injury.
Before carrying this compressor, switch oﬀ the engine
and discharge the drain inside the air tank. Be cautious
enough to make sure that there are no obstacles,
inﬂ ammable articles, and unauthorized people around
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