STEP 1: Check engine oil level. Oil level should be
level with the bottom of the oil filler neck. Be sure the
machine is level when checking the oil level. (Refer to
the engine's operating manual included with machine.)
We recommend that the oil be changed after the first 5
hours of use, then once every 50 hours. Note: Improper
oil levels will cause low oil sensor to shut off engine.
IMPORTANT! Do not run engine with high or low oil
levels as this will cause engine damage.
STEP 3: Fill gas tank with unleaded gasoline. Do not
use leaded gasoline.
STEP 5: Rotate the fuel shut-off valve to the "On"
position. Slide the fuel valve lever to the "ON" position.
When the engine is not in use, leave the fuel valve in
the "OFF" position.
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STEP 2: Remove shipping cap and install oil dipstick.
Check pump oil level by using dipstick or observe oil
level in oil window (if equipped). Use 30 wt. (non
STEP 4: Trigger the spray gun to eliminate trapped air
then wait for a steady flow of water to emerge from
the spray nozzle.
STEP 6: Move the choke lever to the "Choke" posi-
tion (on a warm engine, leave the choke lever in the
run position). Move the choke lever to the "Closed"
position. To restart a warm engine, leave the choke
lever in the "Open" position.