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Driving On Slopes; Children Safety; Service Safety - Husqvarna 968999204 / iZ4218KAA Operator's Manual

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Never operate the mower without the entire
grass catcher or discharge chute in place.
Slow down before turning.
Never leave the machine unattended when the
engine is running. Always turn off the blades,
set the parking brake, stop the engine and take
out the keys before leaving the machine.
Stop the blades when crossing surfaces other
than grass; or when traveling to and from the
area to be mowed.
Mow only in daylight or good artificial light.
Never use the machine when under the influ-
ence of alcohol or drugs.
Watch out for traffic when operating near or
crossing roadways.
Use extra care when loading and unloading the
machine onto a trailer or truck.
Never pull anything with the machine unless it
is an authorized attachment from Husqvarna. A
pull type trailer will not allow zero turn capabili-
ties and could cause serious injury or damage
to machine.

Driving on slopes

Slopes are a major factor related to loss-of-
control and tip over accidents, which can result
in serious injury or death. All slopes require
extra caution. If you cannot reverse up the
slope or you feel uncertain avoid mowing it.
Mow up and down slopes, not across.
Watch for holes, ruts or bumps. Uneven terrain
could cause the machine to overturn.
Keep all movement on slopes slow and
gradual. Do not make sudden changes in
speed or direction.
When turning on slopes always turn to the
downhill side.
Do not mow excessively steep slopes.
Use extra care when using a grass catcher on
Avoid stopping and starting on slopes.
Do not cut wet grass. The tires will loose grip
and the machine can slide.

Children safety

Tragic accidents can occur if the driver does
not pay close attention to children in the area.
Children are often attracted to the machine and
the work of mowing. Never assume that chil-
dren stay where you saw them last.
Keep children away from the mowing area and
under adult supervision.
Be alert and turn off the machine if children
enter the mowing area.
Never allow children to ride on the machine.
Never allow children to operate the machine.

Service safety

Use extra care in handling gasoline and other
fuels. They are flammable and vapors are
Store fuel in approved containers.
Never fill up the machine with fuel when it is
running. Allow engine to cool before refueling.
Do not smoke.
Never fill up with fuel indoors.
Never store machine or fuel containers inside
where there is an open flame.
Never run the machine inside a closed area.
Keep all nuts and bolts tight to keep machine in
safe operating condition.
Never tamper with safety devices. Check thier
proper operation regularly.



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