Never operate the machine without proper
guards, covers, safety switches and devices in
place and properly functioning. Inspect these
items regularly. If their condition or operation is
questionable they must be replaced before
THE MOWER SHALL NOT BE OPERATED WITHOUT
using the machine. FIG - 2
EITHER THE ENTIRE GRASS CATCHER OR THE CHUTE
DEFLECTOR COVERING THE GRASS DISCHARGE
Keep machine free of grass, leaves and other
OPENING. DO NOT REMOVE THE GRASS CATCHER OR
CHUTE DEFLECTOR FROM THE GRASS DISCHARGE
debris. Clean up oil, grease and fuel spills.
OPENING UNTIL BLADE OR BLADES HAVE STOPPED.
Stop and inspect the machine if you strike an
FIG - 2
foreign object. Repair any damage before
restarting the machine.
Be extra careful when handling battery acid.
Acid can cause severe burns.
Never smoke when performing maintenance on
the battery. The battery can explode.
Do not alter the setting of the governor and do
not race the engine.
Never make adjustments with the engine
Grass catcher components are subject to wear,
damage and deterioration, which could expose
moving parts or allow objects to be thrown.
Frequently check components and replace with
genuine parts, when necessary. FIG - 2
Mower blades are sharp and can cut. Wrap the
blades or use leather gloves. Always use
caution when handling them.
The machine is tested for safety and approved
only for equipment supplied or recommended
Check the functioning of the brakes regularly.
Adjust and maintain them as needed.
Use a heavy duty trailer to haul the machine.
Set parking brake, turn off fuel valve and strap
machine to trailer. NOTE: Parking brake will not
hold machine when transporting. Be sure to tie
down the machine to trailer. Back on the trailer
to prevent possible tip over.