Download Table of Contents Print this page

Electrolux ELITE 3325 Instruction Manual page 4

Hide thumbs Also See for ELITE 3325:

Advertisement

Blade thrust
Maximum safety distance
Choke closed (cold start)
1) Make sure all operators study this manual carefully
before using the trimmer; only use this machine for
usage specifically mentioned in this manual.
Never allow children to use the trimmer.
2) When working with the trimmer wear suitable
clothes: a) Close fitting protective clothes ( do not
wear short trousers or loose clothes). b) Safety shoes
(do not wear sandals and do not work barefoot). c)
Heavy-duty gloves. d) Safety face shield or goggles.
Ensure you peel off the protective films, if existing,
from the see - through plastic. e) Ear protection. f)
Head protection when using circular saw blades.
Make sure you know how to stop the engine in an
emergency (see the section STARTING AND STOP-
PING ENGINE). Never use the trimmer when tired,
physically indisposed or under the effect of alcohol,
certain medicines or other drugs. Be careful of the
rotating cutting attachment and hot surfaces on the
unit.
3) Prolonged use of this product or other machines
exposing the operator to vibration may produce
Whitefinger's disease (Raynaud's Phenomenon). This
may reduce the hands' ability to feel and regulate
temperature and may produce general numbness.
Continual or regular users should therefore monitor
closely the condition of their hands or fingers. If any
of the symptoms appear, seek immediate medical
advice. Always hold the trimmer firmly with both
hands. When working maintain a firm foothold. The
trimmer must be used exclusively as recommended
(see section SAFETY USAGE).
4) Do not carry the trimmer while the engine is running
even for short distances; switch off the engine and
carry the unit with the cutting head behind you.
When carrying the trimmer in a vehicle, secure it to
avoid fuel leakage. Always empty the fuel tank before
transporting the unit.
safety the blade must be kept at all times in its prop-
ENGLISH - 2
B. Safety precautions
ATTENTION: For your
Beware of projected objects
Choke fully opened
(hot start / run)
er case during transport and storage. Start the trim-
mer on a flat surface. When starting the unit, ensure
you have a firm footing. Make sure the blade or the
nylon string head does not touch the ground or any
obstacle.
5) PRECAUTIONS AGAINST FIRE: do not operate the
trimmer near fire or spilled petrol. Do not run the
engine in closed or poorly ventilated areas.
EXHAUST GASES ARE POISONOUS WHEN
INHALED, THEY CAN CAUSE SUFFOCATION AND
DEATH.
After refuelling always wipe off any spilled fuel. Do not
smoke during this operation. Start the engine far
away from the refuelling area and from fuel containers
(minimum distance 3 meters). Do not refuel while the
engine is still running.
6) Keep people and animals away from working area
(minimum distance 15 meters). If somebody should
approach you, turn the engine off and stop the blade
or the rotating head (see chapter STARTING AND
STOPPING THE ENGINE) as during operation the
blade or the nylon string head might project grass,
grit, or other debris. The blade is sharp, be careful
even if handling it when the engine is off.
Wear heavy-duty gloves. Turn the engine off and wait
for rotating parts to stop completely before working
on the machine or before touching the blade or the
string head above all to remove possible entangled
material.
DO NOT USE THE MACHINE AT ALL IF THE SPEC-
IFIED SAFETY GUARD IS NOT FIRMLY ATTACHED
(see sections SAFETY USAGE and BLADES AND
NYLON STRING HEAD ASSEMBLY).
Pay careful attention to safety recommendations as
you might put your life or somebody else's in danger
as a result of: a) possible contact with cutting or
rotating parts. b) possibility of projection of various
objects.

Hide quick links:

Advertisement

loading

Table of Contents