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General Safety Precautions; Starting Safety; Fuel Safety - Husqvarna 125C Operator's Manual

Husqvarna gas hedge trimmer operator's manual
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General safety precautions

IMPORTANT!
S The machine is only designed for trimming
grass.
S The only accessories you can operate
with this engine unit are the cutting at-
tachments we recommend in the "Tech-
nical data" section.
S Never use wire, rope, string, etc.
S Never use the machine if you are tired, if
you have drunk alcohol, or if you are tak-
ing medication that could affect your vi-
sion, your judgment or your coordination.
S Never use the machine in extreme weath-
er conditions such as severe cold, very hot
and/or humid climates.
S Never use a machine that has been modi-
fied in any way from its original specifica-
tion.
S Wear personal protective equipment. See
instructions in the "Personal protective
equipment" section.
S Never use a machine that is faulty. Carry
out the checks, maintenance and service
instructions described in this manual.
Some maintenance and service measures
must be carried out by trained and quali-
fied specialists. See instructions in the
"Maintenance" section.
S All covers and guards must be fitted before
starting. Make sure the spark plug cap and
HT lead are not damaged. Otherwise you
could get an electric shock.
S The machine operator must ensure that no
people or animals come closer than 15
meters while working.
S Stay clear of spinning line.
S Secure or remove loose clothing or cloth-
ing with loosely hanging ties, straps, tas-
sels, etc. They can be caught in moving
parts.
S Being fully covered also helps protect you
from debris and pieces of toxic plants
thrown by spinning line.
S Keep handles free of oil and fuel.
S Always keep the engine on the right hand
side of your body.
S Hold the unit firmly with both hands.
S Keep trimmer head below waist level and
away from all parts of your body. Do not
raise engine above your waist.
S Keep all parts of your body away from
muffler and spinning line. Keep engine be-
low waist level. A hot muffler can cause
serious burns.
S Keep firm footing and balance. Do not
overreach or use from unstable surfaces
such as ladders, trees, steep slopes, roof-
tops, etc.
S Use only in daylight or good artificial light.
S Use only for jobs explained in this manual.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
8
WARNING!
tachment may increase the risk of
accidents.
Starting
WARNING!
started with the choke in either the
choke or start throttle positions the
cutting attachment will start to
rotate immediately.
S Ensure that all of the engine covers and
housings are properly fitted before the
trimmer is started.
S Never start or attempt to run the unit with
the clutch, clutch drum, clutch cover, or
driveshaft removed.
S Never start the machine indoors. Exhaust
fumes can be dangerous if inhaled.
S Observe your surroundings and make sure
that there is no risk of people or animals
coming into contact with the cutting equip-
ment.
S See the "Starting and Stopping" section for
complete instructions.

Fuel safety

S Always use a fuel container with an anti- -
spill valve.
S Never refuel the machine while the engine
is running.
S Always stop the engine and let it cool for a
few minutes before refueling.
S Make sure there is plenty of ventilation
when refueling or mixing fuel (gasoline and
2- -stroke oil).
S Move the machine at least 10 feet (3 me-
ters) from the refueling point before start-
ing it.
Min. 10 ft.
(3 m)
S Never start the machine:
S If you have spilled fuel on it. Wipe off
the spillage and allow remaining fuel to
evaporate.
S If you have spilled fuel on yourself or
your clothes, change your clothes. Wash
any part of your body that has come in
contact with fuel. Use soap and water.
A faulty cutting at-
When the engine is

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