NOTE: Used oil should be disposed of at an approved
disposal site. See your local oil retailer for more information.
CLEANING FUEL SEDIMENT CUP
The sediment cup prevents dirt and water that may have gotten
into the fuel tank from entering the carburetor. If the engine
has not been run for a long time, the sediment cup should be
cleaned before use.
Turn the fuel valve to the OFF position.
Remove the sediment cup using a 10 mm wrench (not
Remove the O-ring and filter.
Clean each of the parts in carburetor cleaner or any
comparable cleaning product.
Reinstall the filter, O-ring, and sediment cup. Tighten
with wrench to secure.
Return the fuel valve to ON position and check for leaks.
CLEANING THE EXHAUST PORT AND MUFFLER
Depending on the type of fuel used, the type and amount of
oil used, and/or your operating conditions, the exhaust port
and muffler may become blocked with carbon deposits. If
you notice a power loss with your petrol-powered tool, you
may need to remove these deposits to restore performance.
We highly recommend that only qualified service technicians
perform this service.
DRAINING FUEL TANK
When not using a fuel stabiliser, draining the fuel from the
tank before storage may help prevent gum deposits in the
Turn the engine switch OFF ( O ).
Close fuel valve.
Remove the fuel line from the petcock by squeezing the
ends of the retaining clip and sliding the fuel line off.
Install one end of a drain line over the petcock, and
place the other end in a fuel container large enough to
catch the fuel being drained from the tank.
Open fuel valve.
When the fuel has drained from the tank, close the fuel
valve and reinstall fuel line on petcock.
Turn engine switch OFF ( O ).
Close the fuel valve.
Make sure engine and exhaust of unit is cool.
Keep unit level to prevent fuel spillage.
Do not drop or strike unit or place under heavy objects.