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 gaso-
STEP 6: Rotate the fuel shut-off valve to the "On" posi-
tion (fully counterclockwise on Briggs engines). Slide the
fuel valve lever to the "ON" position (Honda engines).
When the engine is not in use, leave the fuel valve in
the "OFF" position.
STEP 4: Connect garden hose
to the cold water source and turn
water on completely. Never use hot
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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 detergent oil.
STEP 5: Trigger the spray gun to
eliminate trapped air then wait for
a steady flow of water to emerge
from the spray wand. Then install
STEP 7: Move the choke lever to the "Choke" position
(on a warm engine, leave the choke lever in the run
position). On Honda engines, move the choke lever to
the "Closed" position. To restart a warm engine, leave
the choke lever in the "Open" position.