INSPECT MUFFLER AND SPARK
As the unit is used, carbon deposits build up
on the muffler and spark arresting screen,
and must be removed to avoid creating a fire
hazard or affecting engine performance.
VIEW OF MUFFLER
Replace the spark arresting screen every 25
hours of operation or if any damage or breaks
in the screen are noted.
Prepare unit for storage at
end of season or if it will not be used for 30 days
S Allow engine to cool, and secure the unit be-
fore storing or transporting.
S Store unit and fuel in a well ventilated area
where fuel vapors cannot reach sparks or
open flames from water heaters, electric mo-
tors or switches, furnaces, etc.
S Store unit with all guards in place. Position unit
so that any sharp object cannot accidentally
S Store unit and fuel well out of the reach of chil-
S If your unit is to be stored for a period of time,
clean it thoroughly before storage. Store in a
clean dry area.
S Lightly oil external metal surfaces.
Do not attempt to clean the spark ar-
1. Loosen and remove the 2 screws from the
muffler cover. Remove the muffler cover.
3. Loosen and remove both screws from the
3. Remove the exhaust diverter and spark
4. Install new spark arresting screen.
5. Reinstall exhaust diverter and both
screws. Tighten screws securely.
6. Reinstall muffler cover and 2 screws.
If any part of the muffler is cracked,
broken or damaged, we recommend that the
muffler be replaced.
There is no screw for idle adjustment on your
blower. The throttle lever is used to control
engine speed. The throttle lever can be
placed in one of four positions: STOP, IDLE
, FULL THROTTLE or
intermittent position. If your engine will not run
properly or you require further assistance,
contact an authorized service dealer.
S Remove spark plug and pour 1 teaspoon of
2-cycle engine oil (air cooled) through the
spark plug opening. Slowly pull the starter
rope 8 to 10 times to distribute oil.
S Replace spark plug with new one of recom-
mended type and heat range.
S Clean air filter.
S Check entire unit for loose screws, nuts, and
bolts. Replace any damaged, broken, or worn
S Start each season using only fresh fuel hav-
ing the proper petrol to oil ratio.
S Do not store petrol from one season to anoth-
S Replace your petrol can if it starts to rust.
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