WARNING! When the engine is started with
the choke in either the choke or start throttle
positions the cutting attachment will start to
Hold the body of the machine on the ground using your left
hand (CAUTION! Not with your foot!). Grip the starter handle,
slowly pull out the cord with your right hand until you feel
some resistance (the starter pawls grip), now quickly and
powerfully pull the cord. Never wrap the starter cord around
Repeat pulling the cord until the engine starts. When the
engine starts. return choke control to run position and apply
full throttle; the throttle will automatically disengage from the
CAUTION! Do not pull the starter cord all the way out and do
not let go of the starter handle when the cord is fully extended.
This can damage the machine.
CAUTION! Do not put any part of your body in marked area.
Contact can result in burns to the skin, or electrical shock if
the spark plug cap has been damaged. Always use gloves.
Do not use a machine with damaged spark plug cap.
The engine is stopped by moving the stop switch to the stop
CAUTION! The stop switch automatically returns to the start
position. In order to prevent unintentional starting, the spark
plug cap must be removed from the spark plug when
assembling, checking and/or performing maintenance.
STARTING AND STOPPING