Starting and stopping
WARNING! Note the following before
Do not start a lawn mower unless the cutter
and all covers are ﬁtted correctly. Otherwise
the cutter could come loose and cause
Always move the machine away from the
refuelling area before starting.
Place the machine on a ﬂat surface. Ensure
the cutting attachment cannot come into
contact with any object.
Keep people and animals well away from the
Ensure the ignition lead sits correctly on the spark plug.
Pull the engine brake handle against the upper handlebar
with your left hand.
Grip the starter handle, slowly pull out the cord with your
right hand until you feel some resistance (the starter pawls
grip), now quickly and powerfully pull the cord. Never
twist the starter cord around your hand.
CAUTION! Do not pull the starter cord all the way out and do
not let go of the starter handle when the cord is fully extended.
This can damage the machine.
LC 48VE and LC 148VE are equipped with electronic start
which is used in the following way.
Before using the electronic start for the ﬁrst time you need
to charge the battery. See instructions under the heading
Fold in the engine brake handle towards the handlebar.
Insert the ignition key and push the key.
STARTING AND STOPPING
Drive LC 48VE, LC 148VE
The machines are self-propelling with backwheel drive.
To use the drive on the wheel pull the clutch lever towards
The drive can be gradually controlled.
Stop the engine by releasing the engine brake handle.
Machines with electric start remove the key.