Never make adjustments with the engine
Disengage the drive units, shut off the engine
and wait until all moving parts come to a
complete stop before making adjustments,
performing maintenance or cleaning the
Disconnect the spark plug cable before
beginning repair work.
Keep all components in serviceable condition
and make sure all nuts, bolts, etc. are tight.
Replace worn or damaged decals.
Be careful when checking work tools. Use
gloves when performing maintenance work.
Never allow persons not trained in the use of
the machine to perform service on it.
Always park the machine on even ground before
Do not disassemble the engine. This can
invalidate your engine warranty. Contact your
dealer if you have any questions regarding
service or guarantee matters. Follow all
Do not change the setting of governors and
avoid running the engine with overly high RPM.
If you run the engine too fast, you risk damaging
the machine components.
Do not modify safety equipment. Check
regularly to be sure it works properly. The
machine must not be run with defective or
disassembled safety equipment.
The muffler is designed to maintain sound levels
at an approved level and keep direct exhaust
away from the user. Exhaust gases from the
engine are extremely hot and may contain
sparks that can cause fires or burn the user.
Never use a machine with a defective muffler.
Reduce the risk of fire by removing grass,
leaves and other debris that may have caught
in the machine.
Remove the spark plug cable.
Wait until all moving parts are completely
still before performing maintenance on
Turn off the engine and remove the
spark plug cable.
Keep the machine clean.