TABLE OF CONTENTS Maintenance ........8-11 Safety Rules ......... 2-3 Service and Adjustments ....11-12 Assembly ..........4 Storage ..........12-13 Operation ..........5-7 Troubleshooting ........14 Maintenance Schedule ......8 SAFETY RULES The operation of any trimmer can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes, which can result in severe eye damage.
III. CHILDREN • Never use blades, wire, or flailing devices. This unit is designed for line trimmer use Tragic accidents can occur if the operator only. Use of other ac ces so ries or attach- is not alert to the presence of children. ments will increase the risk of injury.
ASSEMBLY Read these instructions and this manual in its entirety before you attempt to as- semble or operate your new trimmer. IMPORTANT: This trimmer is shipped Upper handle WITHOUT OIL OR GASOLINE in the engine. Your new trimmer has been as sem bled at the factory with the exception of those LIFT UP parts left unassembled for shipping...
OPERATION KNOW YOUR TRIMMER READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND ALL SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRIMMER. Compare the illustrations with your trimmer to familiarize yourself with the location of various controls and adjustments. Save this manual for future reference. These symbols may appear on your trimmer or in literature supplied with the product. Learn and understand their meaning.
The operation of any trimmer can result in foreign objects being thrown into the eyes, which can result in severe eye damage. Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your trimmer or per form ing any adjustments or repairs. We rec om mend standard safety glasses or a wide vision safety mask worn over spectacles.
Engine Gasoline 2. Hold upper handle firmly and pull oil cap filler cap starter handle quickly. Do not allow starter rope to snap back. TO STOP ENGINE • To stop engine, move engine brake control lever to the right (out of the RUN position).
MAINTENANCE GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS BEFORE EACH USE 1. Check engine oil level. The warranty on this trimmer does not cover 2. Check for loose fasteners. items that have been subjected to operator 3. Clean under engine cover. abuse or negligence. To receive full value from the warranty, operator must maintain LUBRICATION trimmer as instructed in this manual.
After new line is installed on trimmer head, 22" MODELS check all lines so they do not vary more then Chassis cover one (1) inch in length. This is important to make sure the trimmer head is balanced and will not vibrate ab nor mal ly. WARNING: Use only the specified trimmer line.
Replace the air filter every 100 hours of op er a tion or every season, which ev er oc- curs first. Service air cleaner more often under dusty conditions. Do not wash air filter. Refer to engine manual. MUFFLER Inspect and replace corroded muffler as it could create a fire hazard and/or dam age.
SPARK PLUG • Turn trimmer on its side. Make sure air filter and carburetor are up. Clean the Change your spark plug each year to underside of your trimmer by scraping make your engine start easier and run to remove build-up of grass and trash. better.
8. Remove belt from trimmer head pulley. 12. Position belt and idler assembly in 9. Note the position of the control cable trimmer, reconnect idler spring and and idler return spring, then remove assemble idler to chassis. idler assembly from chassis and re- 13.
4. Touch up all rusted or chipped paint • Use fresh fuel next season. NOTE: Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable surfaces; sand lightly before painting. al ter na tive in minimizing the formation HANDLE of fuel gum deposits during stor age. You can fold your trimmer handle for stor- Add stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or age.
TROUBLESHOOTING - See appropriate section in manual unless directed to a qualified service center. PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Does not start 1. Dirty air filter. 1. Clean/replace air filter. 2. Out of fuel. 2. Fill fuel tank. 3. Stale fuel. 3. Empty fuel tank and refill with fresh, clean gasoline.
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