IV. MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE
Keep all nuts, bolts and screws tight to be sure the equip-
ment is in safe working condition.
Never store the equipment with petrol in the tank inside
a building where fumes may reach an open flame or
Allow the engine to cool before storing in any enclo-
To reduce the fire hazard, keep the engine, silencer, bat-
tery compartment and petrol storage area free of grass,
leaves, or excessive grease.
Check the grass catcher frequently for wear or de te ri o ra-
Replace worn or damaged parts for safety.
If the fuel tank has to be drained, this should be done
On multi-bladed machines, take care as rotating one
blade can cause other blades to rotate.
When machine is to be parked, stored or left unattended,
lower the cutting means unless a positive mechanical lock
WARNING: Always disconnect spark plug wire and
place wire where it cannot contact spark plug in
order to prevent ac ci den tal start ing when setting
up, trans port ing, ad just ing or making re pairs.