GENERAL TILLER SAFETY
Operation of the Rotary Tiller requires special
efforts on your part to ensure your safety and the
safety of others. Know these requirements before
you operate the Rotary Tiller.
To avoid injury or tiller damage, do not allow
anyone to stand on or ride on the tiller.
To avoid injury from rotating parts or thrown
objects, do not stand or allow others to stand
near the tiller while it is operating.
Clear the area of all debris before beginning
Operating the tiller in the fully raised position
may exceed the maximum angle of the
To avoid tiller damage and possible loss of
control, do not add weight to the top of the
To avoid injury to yourself and others; do not
leave the tiller in the raised position when
KEEP CHILDREN AND PETS AT A SAFE
DISTANCE WHEN OPERATING THE
Never wear loose clothing when operating the
rotary tiller. Loose clothing may become
entangled in rotating parts or become hooked
on controls leading to injury or damage to
Never leave the tractor operator's seat when
the tractor is in motion; or while the Power
Take Off (PTO) is engaged.
Before getting off the tractor, always:
shut the engine off
remove the ignition key
wait for the PTO to stop turning
then lower the tiller to the ground
To avoid personal injury or equipment
damage, never attempt to clean or adjust the
tiller with the tractor engine running.
Operation of the TL 5040 Rotary Tiller requires
the optional rear hydraulic lift and three point
hitch be installed on the tractor.
Proper operation of the Rotary Tiller requires the
installation of an optional front counterweight
bracket and four 26 pound (1 1,8 Kg.) weights.
The addition of the front
counter weight may not always maintain
satisfactory stability. Reduce tractor speed and
exercise caution under these conditions to
prevent severe personal injury or property
Do not exceed weight
limitations stated in the tractor owner's
manual or equipment damage may result.
Proper tractor tire pressure with tiller and front