NEVER RUN ENGINE INDOORS OR IN ENCLOSED, POORLY
AND DEADLY GAS
EXHAUST FROM LIQUID PETROLEUM (LPG) AND NATURAL
GAS FUEL SYSTEMS).
KEEP HANDS, FEET, HAIR AND LOOSE CLOTHING AWAY
ANY MOVING PARTS ON ENGINE AND EQUIPMENT.
AREAS MAY EXCEED 150°F (65°C). AVOID THESE AREAS.
Move engine control (see Figure 1) to HI Position.
The carburetor onyourenginehasbeen completely al:ljusted
at thefactory. When startinga cold engine,pushred primer
bulbfirmly with your thumb 5 times, allowingprimerbulb
to return completely to originalpositionbetween pushes.
Repeat the above for each starteroperationas necessary.
NOTE: DO NOT USE PRIMER TO RESTART A WARM
ENGINE AFTER A SHORT SHUTDOWN,
B. Operate mowercontrolto release engine brake.
C. Graspstarterhandle(see Figure4) and pullropeout,slowly,
ropewith a rapidfull arm stroke.Let rope rewindSLOWLY.
Do not let starterhandlesnap backagainstrope guide(see
D+ Repeat instructions Band C ifnecessary,untilenginestarts.
NOTE: if engine does not start,repeat instructions A, B, C
and D untilit starts.
ENGINE SPEED: Enginespeed is controlledby the engine control
(see Figure 1). Enginecontrolshouldbe in HI position for highgrass
conditionsand for mostefficientbagging in heavy grass conditions,
and in LOW positionfor lightgrass,trimmingand for fuel economy.
(_) See mower manufacturer's
SPARK PLUG WIRE FROM SPARK PLUG
IT TO RETAINING POST (see Figure 6).
NEVER STORE ENGINE WITH FUEL IN TANK INDOORS
OR IN ENCLOSED,
WHERE FUEL FUMES MAY REACH AN OPEN FLAME,
SPARK OR PILOT LIGHT AS ON A FURNACE, WATER
AREAS MAY EXCEED 15(]PF (65°C). AVOID THESE AREAS.
Checkoillevel everyfive (5) operatinghoursor eachtimeengine
isused.See "3CHECK OIL LEVEL"in=BEFORESTARTING"on
Change oil after first two (2) operating hours and every 25
operating hours thereafter, more often if operated in extremely
dusty or dirtyconditions. Change oilwhile engine is still warm from
DISCONNECT SPARK PLUG WIRE FROM SPARK PLUG
IT TO RETAINING
POST (see Figure 6).
Position equipment so engine oil drain plug is lowest point
Remove oil drain plug and oil fill plug to drain oil (see Figure
Replace oil drain plug and tighten securely.
Fill oil sump with recommended oil. See "OIL & FUEL
and "CHECK OIL LEVEL" on Page
Replace oil fill plug and tighten securely.
Connect spark plug wire to spark plug.
Wipe up any spilled oil and/or gasoline.
If it is difficult to reach the oil drain plug, drain fuel.
Remove oil fill plug and tip mower on its side. Drain oil
into a suitable container.
_) AIR CLEANER
NEVER RUN ENGINE WITHOUT COMPLETE
INSTALLED ON ENGINE.
Replace filter once a year or more often if used in extremely dusty
or dirty conditions.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CLEAN OR OIL FILTER,
Replacement filters are available at any Sears Roebuck and Co.
(or Sears Canada, Inc.) Service Center. To install new filter,
proceed as follows:
Turn cover to the left (counterclockwise) and remove it and
filter from flange. Discard filter.
Clean cover and flange thoroughly.
Insert new filter into cover.
Position cover and filter against flange with tab on cover
inserted into lower left comer of slot in flange.
Push cover firmly against flange and turn it to the right
(clockwise) as far as it will go. Be sure retainers are locked
TO THE RIGHT
TURN COVER TOTHE