Echo PB-265L Operator's Manual

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Read rules for safe operation and instructions carefully. ECHO provides this Operator's
Manual, which must be read and understood for proper and safe operation.

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    Power Blower Operator's Manual MODEL Read rules for safe operation and instructions carefully. ECHO provides this Operator's Manual, which must be read and understood for proper and safe operation. X7531180400 PB-265L WARNING X753002580 10/06...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    NTRODUCTION Welcome to the ECHO family. This ECHO product was designed and manufactured to provide long life and on-the-job- dependability. Read and understand this manual. You will find it easy to use and full of helpful operating tips and SAFETY messages.

  • Page 3: Safety, Personal Condition And Safety Equipment

    PERSONAL CONDITION AND SAFETY EQUIPMENT Power Blower users risk injury to themselves and others if the power blower is used improperly or safety precautions are not followed. Proper clothing and safety gear must be worn when operating a blower.

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    Wear eye protection that meets ANSI Z87.1 or CE requirements whenever you operate the unit. Hand Protection Wear no-slip, heavy-duty work gloves to improve your grip on the blower handle. Gloves also reduce the transmission of machine vibration to your hands.

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    • Take wind conditions into account: avoid open doors and windows. • Do not point blower at people or animals. Keep a Firm Grip • Hold the stick handle with thumb and fingers encircling the handle.

  • Page 6: Equipment, Emission Control

    Use only ECHO approved attachments. Serious injury may result from the use of a non-approved attachment combination. ECHO, INC. will not be responsible for the failure of cutting devices, attachments or accessories which have not been tested and approved by ECHO. Read and comply with all safety instructions listed in this manual and safety manual.

  • Page 7: Description

    Locate the safety decals on your unit. Make sure the decals are legible and that you understand and follow the instruc- tions on them. If a decal cannot be read, a new one can be ordered from your ECHO dealer. See PARTS ORDERING instructions for specific information.

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    When the lever is moved all the way forward the blower is at Wide Open Throttle (W.O.T.). When the lever is moved rearward to detent, the blower is at idle. When the lever is moved rearward past the idle detent the blower will stop.

  • Page 9: Contents

    __ 1 - Straight Pipe __ 1 - Straight Pipe w/decal __ 1 - Operator's Manual __ 1 - Warranty Registration Card __ 1 - ECHO Emissions and Warranty Statement __ 1 - Plastic Bag 2 - Clamps w/screws 1 - Stick Handle Assembly...

  • Page 10: Assembly, Install Blower Pipes

    1. Assemble clamps (A) onto both ends of flexible pipe (B). 2. Assemble swivel pipe (C) into flexible pipe (B) and tighten clamp (A). 3. Assemble flexible pipe (B) to elbow (D) on blower and tighten clamp (A). NOTE A light lubricant may be used to ease assembly of flexible pipe to blower elbow.

  • Page 11: Operation, Fuel

    Emission Defect Warranty Explanation.) IMPORTANT Echo premium Power Blend Universal 2-Stroke Oil may be mixed at 50:1 ratio for application in all Echo engines sold in the past regardless of ratio specified in those manuals. Handling Fuel DANGER Fuel is VERY flammable.

  • Page 12: Starting Cold Engine

    STARTING COLD ENGINE • Recoil starter: Use short pulls - only 1/2-2/3 of rope length for starting. Do not allow the rope to snap back in. Always hold the unit firmly. • Rotate throttle handle downward to a comfortable operating position. 1.

  • Page 13: Starting Warm Engine, Stopping Engine

    " (Stop) position. WARNING If engine does not stop when throttle lever is moved to STOP position, close choke - COLD START position - to stall engine. Have your ECHO dealer repair stop switch before using blower again. OWER LOWER...

  • Page 14: Operating Blower

    OPERATING BLOWER Always wear safety glasses, hearing protection, face filter mask and take all safety precautions or serious personal injury may result. Do not point the blower pipe in the direction of people or pets. Read the Safety Section carefully. IMPORTANT To avoid engine damage due to over revving, do not block blower pipe opening.

  • Page 15: Maintenance, Skill Levels, Maintenance Intervals

    ECHO Service Dealer for maintenance. To help you decide whether you want to DO-IT-YOURSELF or have the ECHO Dealer do it, each maintenance task has been graded. If task is not listed, see your ECHO Dealer for repairs.

  • Page 16: Air Filter, Fuel Filter

    AIR FILTER Level 1. Tools required: 25-50 mm (1-2 in.) Cleaning brush Parts required: Air filter 1. Close choke (Cold Start Position [ entering the carburetor throat when the air filter is removed. Brush accumulated dirt from air cleaner area. 2.

  • Page 17: Spark Plug, Cooling System

    “Normal Maintenance.” Any failure attributed to lack of maintenance is not warranted. Cleaning Grill and Cylinder Fins 1. Remove accumulated debris from intake grill between backpack frame and blower housing. 2. Disconnect spark plug lead from spark plug. OWER LOWER...

  • Page 18: Exhaust System

    3. Remove spark plug 4. Remove engine cover - 7 screws. 5. Loosely install spark plug to keep dirt out of cylinder. 6. Clean cylinder fins to allow cooling air to pass freely. 7. Reassemble parts in reverse order. IMPORTANT Do not over-tighten screws, otherwise mounting holes may become stripped.

  • Page 19: Carburetor Adjustment

    The cylinder exhaust port must be inspected and cleaned of excess carbon every 3 months or 90 hours of operation in order to maintain this engine within the emissions durability period. ECHO strongly recommends that you return your unit to your ECHO dealer for this important maintenance service. CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT Level 2.

  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    ROUBLESHOOTING i l y s t r t ' n t l i f t l i f y l r i l o t ' n Fuel vapors are extremely flammable and may cause fire and/or explosion. Never test for ignition spark by grounding spark plug near cylinder plug hole, otherwise serious personal injury may result.

  • Page 21: Storage

    WARNING WARNING 7. Remove the spark plug and pour 7cc (1/4 oz.) of fresh, clean ECHO 2-stroke engine oil into the cylinder through the spark plug hole. A. Place a clean cloth over the spark plug hole. B. Pull the recoil starter handle 2-3 times to distribute the oil inside the engine.

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    PECIFICATIONS MODEL ----------------------------------------------------- PB-265L Length ------------------------------------------------------- 305 mm (12.0 in.) Width -------------------------------------------------------- 410 mm (16.1 in.) Height ------------------------------------------------------- 435 mm (17.1 in.) Weight with pipes ----------------------------------------- 5.2 kg (11.5 lb.) Engine Type ------------------------------------------------ Air cooled, two-stroke, single cylinder gasoline engine Displacement ----------------------------------------------- 25.4 cc (1.55 cu.

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  • Page 24: Parts/serial Number, Service, Echo Consumer Product Support, Additional Or Replacement Manuals

    • Purchasing from your Echo Dealer. • Manuals are available by sending a written request stating the model number and serial number of your Echo unit, part number of the manual, your name and address, and mail to the address below.

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