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Maintenance - Craftsman 143.991200 Operator's Manual

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BEFORE STARTING
(Continued)
(_
FILL
FUEL
TAN
K wifh gasoline as specitled in the preceding'oiL
& FUEL RECOMMENDATIONS,"
item 2.
NEVER MIX OIL WITH GASOUNE
Never use "stale" gasoline left over from last season or stored for long
pedods,
_NEVER
FILL FUEL TANK
INDOORS.
NEVER
FILL FUEL TANK I
WHEN
ENG NE S RUNN NG OR HOT
DO NOT SMOKE WHEN
I
FILLING FUEL TANK.
I
_NEVER
FILL FUEL TANK
COMPLETELY.
FILL TANK TO 1/2"
BELOW BO'I-FOM OF FILLER
NECK TO PROVIDE
SPACE FOR
FUEL EXPANSION.
WIPE ANY FUEL SPILLAGE
FROM ENGINE
AND EQUIPMENT
BEFORE STARTING
ENGINE.
_kANY
LIQUEFIED
pETROLEUM
(LPG) OR NATURAL
GAS FUEL
SYSTEM MUST BE LEAKPROOF
AND MEET ALL APPLICABLE
I
CODES AND REGULATIONS.
(_)
CHECK THE FOLLOWING:
_IA.
BE SURE EQUIPMENT
IS IN NEUTRAL GEAR WITH CLUTCHES,
BELTS, CHAINS
AND SAFETY
SWITCHES
DISENGAGED.
(FOLLOW EQUIPMENT
MANUFACTURER'S
INSTRUCTIONS).
THIS SHOULD
PLACE
ANY SAFETY
SWITCHES
IN SAFE
STARTING
PosmoN.
B. Be sure spark plug wire Is attached to spark plug (see Rgure 1).
C. Be sure any ignition switch on engine or equipment is in ON, RUN
or START position.
STARTING
_kNEVER
RUN ENGINE
INDOORS
OR IN ENCLOSED,
POORLY
VENTILATED
AREAS.
ENGINE
EXHAUST
CONTAINS
CARBON
MONOXIDE,
AN ODORLESS
AND
DEADLY
GAS
(CARBON
MONOXIDE IS ALSO PRESENT IN ENGINE EXHAUST FROM LIQUID
PETROLEUM
(LPG) AND NATURAL
GAS FUEL SYSTEMS).
_b= KEEP HANDS, FEET, HAIR AND LOOSE CLOTHING AWAY FROM
ANY MOVING PARTS ON ENGINE AND EQUIPMENT.
_BE
SURE AIR INTAKE SCREEN (see Fig. 1) IS SECURELY IN PLACE
TO AVOID CONTACT
WITH MOVING
PARTS.
_ILWARNING
TEMPERATURE
OF MUFFLER
AND NEARBY
AREAS
MAY EXCEED 150°F (65=C). AVOID THESE AREAS.
NOTE:
If engine is remotely controlled, see equipment
manufacturer's
instructions for remote control positions which correspond to engine
control positions In Figure 2.
ELECTRIC
STARTER
12 VOLT D.C.:
A.
Move engine control lever (see Ftgure 2) or equipment control to
CHOKE or START.
NOTE:
IF RESTARTING
A WARM ENGINE, AFTER A SHORT
SHUTDOWN,
MOVE
CONTROL
TO "FAST"
INSTEAD
OF
"CHOKE."
B. Press starter button or turn ignition switch key par equipment
manufacturer's instructions to crank engine until it fires.
C. When engine starts move control to FAST and then to RUN RANGE.
D. If engine falters, move control to CHOKE, than to FAST and then to RUN
RANGE.
NOTE: If engine fires, but does not continue to run, move control to
FAST and crank engine until it starts.
E.
If engine still does not start, move control to CHOKE and repeat
instructions B and C again.
)TOPPING
Move equipment control or any ignition stop switch on engine to STOP
or OFF (see equipment manufacturer's instructions).
(,_ AFTER
ENGINE
IS STOPPED:
DISCONNECT
SPARK PLUG WIRE FROM SPARK PLUG AND
KEEP rr AWAY FROM SPARK PLUG.
,_
TURN IGNITION SWITCH KEY (IF SO EQUIPPED) TO "OFF"
POSITION
AND REMOVE
KEY FROM SWITCH. THIS WILL
I
REDUCE THE POSSIBILITY
OF UNAUTHORIZED
STARTING
OF ENGINE WHILE EQUIPMENT IS NOT IN USE.
_k
NEVER STORE ENGINE WITH FUEL IN TANK INDOORS OR IN
ENCLOSED,
POORLY
VENTILATED
AREAS, WHERE
FUEL
FUMES MAY REACH AN OPEN FLAME, SPARK OR PILOT
LIGHT AS ON A FURNACE,
WATER HEATER,
CLOTHES
DRYER OR OTHt=R GAS APPLIANCE.
MAINTENANCE
,_WARNING
TEMPERATURE
OF MUFFLER
AND
NEARBY
l
AREAS
MAY EXCEED
150=F (65°C).
AVOID
THESE
AREAS.
I
1_ CHECK
OIL LEVEL:
Check oil level every rive (5) operating hours or each rime engine is used.
See "2 CHECK OIL LEVEL" in "BEFORE STARTING" on Page 1.
(_) CHANGE
OIL:
Change oil afterrirst two (2) operating hours and eveP/25 operating hours
thereafter, more often if operated In extremely dusty or dirty conditions.
Change oil while engine Is still warm from recent running.
_.
DISCONNECT
SPARK PLUG WIRE FROM SPARK PLUG AND
KEEP IT AWAY FROM SPARK PLUG.
B. Posirion equipment so engine oil drain plug is lowest point on angine.
C. Remove oil drain plug and oll rillplug to droin oil.
D. Replace oil drain plug and _ghten securely.
E. Fill oil sump with recommended oil. See "OIL & FUEL
RECOMMENDATIONS"
and "CHECK OIL LEVEL" on Page 1.
F. Replace oil fill plug and tighten securely.
G. Connect spark plug wire to spark plug.
CONTROL
BRACKET
CONTROL LEVER - IN
FAST POSITION (HOLE IN
LEVER IN LINE WITH
NOTCH IN BRAC_NoT
E
CONTROt
"RUN" RANGE
Figure 2
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