S Make carburetor adjustments with the lower
end supported to prevent the blade from
contacting any object. Hold the unit by hand;
do not use the shoulder strap for support.
S Keep others away when making carburetor
S Use only recommended Poulan/Weed
Eater! accessories and replacement parts.
S Have all maintenance and service not ex-
plained in this manual performed by an au-
thorized service dealer.
S Mix and pour fuel outdoors.
S Keep away from sparks or flames.
S Use a container approved for fuel.
S Do not smoke or allow smoking near fuel or
the unit or while using the unit.
S Avoid spilling fuel or oil. Wipe up all fuel
spills before starting engine.
S Move at least 10 feet (3 meters) away from fu-
eling site before starting engine.
S Stop engine and allow it to cool before re-
moving fuel cap.
S Remove fuel cap slowly.
Inspect the area to be cut
before each use. Remove objects (rocks, bro-
ken glass, nails, wire, string, etc.) which can
be thrown or become entangled in the blade.
S Keep others including children, animals, by-
standers, and helpers at least 50 feet (15
meters) away. Stop the engine immediately
if you are approached.
S Always keep engine on the right- -hand side
of your body.
S Hold the unit firmly with both hands.
S Keep firm footing and balance. Do not over-
S Keep blade below waist level.
S Do not raise powerhead engine above your
S Keep all parts of your body away from blade
S Cut from your left to your right. Cutting on
the right side of the shield will throw debris
away from the operator.
S Use only in daylight or good artificial light.
S Use only for jobs explained in this manual.
TRANSPORTING AND STORAGE
S Stop the powerhead engine before carrying
S Keep muffler away from your body.
S Allow engine to cool and secure unit before
storing or transporting it in a vehicle.
S Empty the fuel tank before storing or trans-
porting the unit. Use up fuel left in the carbu-
retor by starting the engine and letting it run
until it stops.
S Store unit and fuel in an area where fuel va-
pors cannot reach sparks or open flames
from water heaters, electric motors or
switches, furnaces, etc.
S Store unit so the blade cannot accidentally
S Store unit indoors, out of reach of children.
If situations occur which are not covered in this
manual, use care and good judgment. If you
need assistance, call 1- -800- -554- -6723.