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WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Spilled gas o line and it's vapors
can be come ignited from sparks
from smoking products, electrical
arcing, exhaust, flame, gas es and
hot engine components such as
Heat will ex pand fuel in the tank
which could result in spillage and
pos si ble fire explosion.
Non-functioning or missing spark-
arresting muffler may cause fire.
Combustible materials which
come into contact with hot
engine parts can become
Improperly stored fuel could lead to
acciden tal ignition. Fuel im prop er ly
secured could get into the hands
of children or oth er un qual i fied
Unattended operation of this
product could result in personal
injury or property damage. To
reduce the risk of fire, do not
allow the engine to operate
DANGER: RISK OF EXPLOSION OR FIRE
HOW TO PREVENT IT
Shut off en gine and allow it to cool
before removing cap and adding fuel
to the tank.
Use care in fill ing tank to avoid spill-
ing fuel. Make sure the cap is secure
and move unit away from fueling
area before starting en gine.
Keep maximum fuel level below the
shoulders on the debris screen to
allow for expansion.
Make sure spark-arresting muffler is
in place and not damaged.
Replace spark-arresting muffler if
damaged or missing.
Add fuel outdoors in a well
ventilated area. Make sure there
are no sources of ignition, such as
smoking products near refueling
Operate engine in a clean, dry, well
ventilated area a minimum of 48"
(1.2 m) from any building, object or
wall. Do not operate unit indoors
or in any confined area.
Operate engine in an open area
away from dry brush, weeds or
other combustible materials.
Store fuel in an OSHA-ap proved
con tain er, in a se cure location away
from work area.
Always remain in attendance with
the engine when it is operating.
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