WARNING! Make sure the blade disc
assembly has stopped before cleaning,
carrying out repairs or an inspection.
Disconnect the ignition lead from the spark
The ignition lead should always be removed from the spark
plug before repair, cleaning or maintenance work.
Refer to the separate engine manual for all engine
The air ﬁlter must be regularly cleaned to remove dust and dirt
in order to avoid:
Loss of engine power
Unnecessary wear to engine parts.
Excessive fuel consumption.
An air ﬁlter that has been in use for a long time cannot be
cleaned completely. The ﬁlter must therefore be replaced with
a new one at regular intervals. A damaged air ﬁlter must
always be replaced.
Cleaning the air ﬁlter
Remove the air ﬁlter cover.
Remove the air ﬁlter and check that it is undamaged. Replace
with a new air ﬁlter if you believe it to be defective.
Clean the ﬁlter by knocking the ﬁlter against a ﬂat surface.
Never use solvents, for example petrol or kerosine, or
compressed air to clean the ﬁlter.
When reassembling, make sure that the ﬁlter completely
seals against the ﬁlter holder.
If the machine is low on power, difﬁcult to start or runs poorly
at idle speed: always check the spark plug ﬁrst before taking
any further action. If the spark plug is dirty, clean it and check
that the electrode gap is 0.5 mm. The spark plug should be
CAUTION! Always use the recommended spark plug type,
refer to Technical Data. Use of the wrong spark plug can
damage the piston/cylinder.
The mufﬂer is designed to reduce the noise level and to direct
the exhaust gases away from the operator. The exhaust
gases are hot and can contain sparks, which may cause ﬁre
if directed against dry and combustible material.
Regularly check that the mufﬂer is securely attached to the
Never use a machine that has a faulty mufﬂer.
Blade disc assembly
Damaged blades should be replaced immediately.
Replacing or sharpening the blades should be conducted by
an authorised service workshop.
WARNING! The mufﬂer gets very hot in use
and remains so for a short time afterwards.
Do not touch the mufﬂer if it is hot!
WARNING! Always wear heavy-duty gloves
when repairing the blade disc assembly. The
blades are very sharp and can easily cause