Check the fuel level periodically to avoid running out
the unit runs out of gas as it is shredding or chipping,
it may be necessary to unclog the unit before it can be
Refer to "Removing
the Flail Screen"
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENT
INDICATES THAT ALCO-
USING ETHANOL OR METHANOL)
WHICH LEADS TO SEPARATION
ACIDIC GAS CAN DAMAGE THE FUEL SYSTEM
OF AN ENGINE WHILE IN STORAGE.
SHOULD BE EMPTIED OR TREATED
FOR 30 DAYS
OR LONGER. USE FRESH FUEL NEXT SEASON.
NEVER USE ENGINE OR CARBURETOR
IN THE FUEL TANK OR PERMA-
NENT DAMAGE MAY OCCUR.
Wire and Boot
® Attach spark plug wire and rubber boot to spark
plug if necessary. See figure 13.
e Open fuel shut-oft valve by turning in direction of
arrow several turns. See figure 14
® Move choke lever down to CHOKE position
e Place the engine shut*off
switch in ON position
See figure 14
® Grasp starter handle (see figure 13) and pull rope
out slowly until engine reaches start of compres-
sion cycle (rope will pull slightly
point) Let the rope rewind slowly
NOTE: A noise will be heard when finding the start of
cycle. This noise is caused by the
flails and fingers which are part of the shredding mech-
anism falling into place, and should be expected
addition, the flails and finger's will be noisy after the
engine is started, until the impeller reaches full speed
e Pull rope with a rapid, continuous, full arm stroke
Keep a firm grip on start handle
Let rope rewind
slowly. Do not let starter handle snap back against
fires. When engine starts,
move choke lever on
engine halfway between CHOKE and RUN.
If engine does not fire after three attempts,
move choke lever halfway between CHOKE and RUN
position and try again. See figure 14.
BE SURE NO ONE OTHER
NEAR THE CHIPPER-SHREDDER
THE CHUTE DEFLECTOR
SECURED WITH THE HAND KNOBS.
e Move engine shut-oft switch to OFF position See
spark plug wire and move away from
spark plug to prevent
equipment is unattended
® Close fuel shut-off valve when equipment is not in
use to prevent fuel leakage.