Safety Notice - Husqvarna 24B Instruction Manual

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WARNING!
The blower can throw
objects violently.
- -You can be blinded
or injured.
- -Always wear eye
protection.
HANDLE FUEL WITH CAUTION
Eliminate all sources of sparks or flame
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(including smoking, open flames, or work that
can cause sparks) in the areas where fuel is
mixed, poured, or stored.
Mix and pour fuel in an outdoor area; store
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fuel in a cool, dry, well ventilated place; use an
approved, marked container for all fuel
purposes.
Do not smoke while handling fuel or while
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operating the unit.
Make sure the unit is properly assembled and
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in good operating condition.
Do not fill fuel tank while engine is hot or
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running.
Avoid spilling fuel or oil. Wipe up fuel spills
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before starting engine.
Move at least 3 metres away from fuel and
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fueling site before starting engine.
Always store petrol in a container approved
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for flammable liquids.
OPERATE YOUR UNIT SAFELY
WARNING:
Stop the engine before
opening the vacuum inlet door. The engine
must be stopped and the impeller blades no
longer turning to avoid serious injury from the
rotating blades.
Inspect unit before each use for worn, loose,
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missing, or damaged parts. Do not use until
unit is in proper working order.
Keep outside surfaces free of oil and fuel.
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Never start or run engine inside a closed
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room or building. Breathing exhaust fumes
can kill.
To avoid static electricity shock, do not wear
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rubber gloves or any other insulated gloves
while operating unit.
Do not set unit on any surface except a clean,
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hard area while engine is running. Debris
such as gravel, sand, dust, grass, etc. could
be picked up by the air intake and thrown out
through discharge opening, damaging unit,
property, or causing serious injury to
bystanders or operator.
Avoid dangerous environments. Do not use in
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unventilated areas or where explosive vapors
or carbon monoxide build up could be
present.
Do not overreach or use from unstable
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surfaces such as ladders, trees, steep
slopes, rooftops, etc. Keep firm footing and
balance at all times.
Never place objects inside the blower tubes;
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always direct the blowing debris away from
people, animals, glass, and solid objects such
as trees, automobiles, walls, etc. The force of
air can cause rocks, dirt, or sticks to be
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thrown or to ricochet which can hurt people or
objects
animals, break glass, or cause other damage.
Never run unit without the proper equipment
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attached. When using your unit as a blower,
always install blower tubes. When using your
unit as a vacuum, always install vacuum
tubes and vacuum bag assembly. Make sure
vacuum bag assembly is completely zipped.
Check air intake opening, blower tubes,
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vacuum tubes, and elbow tube frequently,
always with engine stopped and spark plug
disconnected. Keep vents and discharge
tubes free of debris which can accumulate
and restrict proper air flow.
Never place any object in the air intake
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opening as this could restrict proper air flow
and cause damage to the unit.
Never use for spreading chemicals, fertilizers,
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or other substances which may contain toxic
materials.
To avoid spreading fire, do not use near leaf or
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brush fires,
ashtrays, etc.
Use only for jobs explained in this manual.
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MAINTAIN YOUR UNIT PROPERLY
Have all maintenance other than the
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recommended procedures described in the
instruction
authorized service dealer.
Disconnect spark plug before performing
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maintenance
adjustments.
Use
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replacement parts; use of any other parts
may void your warranty and cause damage to
your unit.
Empty fuel tank before storing the unit. Use
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up fuel left in carburetor by starting engine and
letting it run until it stops.
Do not use any accessory or attachment
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other
manufacturer for use with your unit.
Do not store the unit or fuel in a closed area
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where fuel vapors can reach sparks or an
open flame from hot water heaters, electric
motors or switches, furnaces, etc.
Store in a dry area out of reach of children.
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SAFETY NOTICE:

through prolonged use of petrol powered hand
tools could cause blood vessel or nerve dam-
age in the fingers, hands, and joints of people
prone to circulation disorders or abnormal swell-
ing. Prolonged use in cold weather has been
linked to blood vessel damage in otherwise
healthy people. If symptoms occur such as
numbness, pain, loss of strength, change in skin
color or texture, or loss of feeling in the fingers,
hands, or joints, discontinue the use of this tool
and seek medical attention. An antivibration
system does not guarantee the avoidance of
these problems. Users who operate power tools
on a continual and regular basis must monitor
closely their physical condition and the condition
of this tool.
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fireplaces,
barbecue pits,
manual
performed
except
for
carburetor
only
recommended
Husqvarna®
than
those
recommended
Exposure to vibrations
by
an
by

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