The operation of any snow thrower can result
in foreign objects thrown into the eyes, which
can result in severe eye damage. Always wear
safety glasses or eye shields while operating
your snow thrower or performing any ad just -
ments or repairs. We recommend standard safe ty glasses
or a wide vision safety mask worn over spectacles.
HOW TO USE YOUR SNOW THROWER
Know how to operate all controls before adding fuel or
attempting to start the engine.
Release traction drive control lever to stop the forward
or reverse movement of the snow thrower.
Release the auger control lever to stop throwing snow.
1. Move ON / OFF switch to "OFF" position.
2. Remove (do not turn) safety ignition key to prevent
NOTE: Never use choke to stop engine.
TO USE FUEL SHUT-OFF VALVE (See Fig. 9)
The fuel shut-off valve is located beneath the fuel tank on
the engine. Always op er ate the snow thrower with the fuel
shut-off valve in the OPEN position.
TO USE CHOKE CON TROL (See Fig. 10)
The choke con trol is located on the en gine. Use the choke
control when ev er you are starting a cold en gine. Do not
use to start a warm en gine.
To engage choke, rotate lever to "FULL " position.
TO CONTROL SNOW DISCHARGE (See Figs. 11 & 12)
WARNING: Snow throwers have ex-
posed rotating parts, which can cause
severe injury from contact, or from ma-
terial thrown from the discharge chute.
Keep the area of operation clear of all
persons, small children and pets at all
times including startup.
WARNING: If the discharge chute or
au ger become clogged, shut-off en gine
and wait for all moving parts to stop. Use
the clean-out tool, NOT YOUR HANDS,
to un clog the chute and/or auger.
The DIRECTION in which snow is to be thrown is controlled
by the discharge chute control lever.
To change the discharge chute position, press down ward
on discharge chute control lever and move lever left
or right until chute is in desired position. Be sure lever
springs back and locks into desired position.
The DISTANCE that snow is thrown is controlled by the
position of the chute deflector. Set the deflector low to
throw snow a short distance; set the deflector higher to
throw snow farther.
To change the deflector position, loosen knob, move de-
flector to desired position and tighten knob securely.