Machine ' ' ' ' s safety equipment
This section describes the machine ' s safety equipment, its
purpose, and how checks and maintenance should be carried
out to ensure that it operates correctly. See the "What is
what?" section to locate where this equipment is positioned
on your machine.
The life span of the machine can be reduced and the risk of
accidents can increase if machine maintenance is not carried
out correctly and if service and/or repairs are not carried out
professionally. If you need further information please contact
your nearest servicing dealer.
IMPORTANT! All servicing and repair work on the machine
requires special training. This is especially true of the
machine ' s safety equipment. If your machine fails any of the
checks described below you must contact your service
agent. When you buy any of our products we guarantee the
availability of professional repairs and service. If the retailer
who sells your machine is not a servicing dealer, ask him for
the address of your nearest service agent.
WARNING! Never use a machine with faulty
safety equipment. The machine's safety
equipment must be checked and maintained
as described in this section. If your machine
fails any of these checks contact your
service agent to get it repaired.
The throttle lock is designed to prevent accidental operation
of the throttle control. When you press the lock (A) (i.e. when
you grasp the handle) it releases the throttle control (B).
When you release the handle the throttle control and the
throttle lock both move back to their original positions. This
movement is controlled by two independent return springs.
This arrangement means that the throttle control is
automatically locked at the idle setting.
Make sure the throttle control is locked at the idle setting
when the throttle lock is released.
Press the throttle lock and make sure it returns to its original
position when you release it.
Check that the throttle control and throttle lock move freely
and that the return springs work properly.
See instructions under the heading Start. Start the machine
and apply full throttle. Release the throttle and check that the
sweeper rollers stops and remains at a standstill. If the
sweeper rollers rotates with the throttle in the idle position
then the carburettor idle setting must be checked. See
instructions under the heading Maintenance.
Use the stop switch to switch off the engine.
Start the engine and make sure the engine stops when you
move the stop switch to the stop setting.
Vibration damping system
Your machine is equipped with a vibration damping system
that is designed to reduce vibration and make operation