Fill fuel tank with good quality, clean, unleaded
Do not use hi-test fuel.
Use a funnel to avoid spilling.
TO CHECK OR ADD FUEL:
- Do it outdoors
- Do not smoke
- Stop engine; allow to cool
- Fill to one inch below bottom
of filler neck
- Do not overfill
- Clean up spilled fuel
Be familiar with all controls, how each functions
and what each operates.
Check the engine oil level and add if necessary.
Using the fuel selector valve, select which tank
will supply fuel
Choke: For cold starts, set the throttle lever to the
half-open position and pull the choke out to the
For warm starts set the throttle to
the half-open position and the choke to the OFF
To start the engine:
The PTO switch must be OFF.
Both traction levers must be in the neutral lock
The parking brake must be ON.
To operate the machine:
1. The operator must be in the seat or engaging the
PTO will kill the engine.
2. The parking brake must be OFF and the opera-
tor must be in the seat, or moving a traction lever
from the neutral lock position will kill the engine.
Turn the key to operate the electric starter to start
Release the key when the engine
2. If the engine does not start immediately, do not
crank for more than 10 seconds at a time. Allow
60 seconds for the starter motor to cool down
between starting attempts to prevent the starter
motor from burning out.
3. If the choke is ON when the engine starts,
gradually back it off until the engine runs with no
choke at all.