Blade is difficult to raise.
Blade is difficult to pivot.
Blade will not unlock to pivot.
Lift mechanism is binding
Handle tube is binding on lift rod.
Lock mechanism is out of adjustment
and is not disengaging.
Lubricate pivot points as shown in
figure 21 on page 11.
Lubricatelifthandle rod as instructed
on page 11.
Refer to the Service and Adjustments
section on page 12.