Read these instructions
and this manual in
its entirety before you attempt to assemble
or operate your new lawn mower.
This lawn mower is shipped
OIL OR GASOLINE
Your new lawn mower
at the factory with the exception of
those parts left unassembled
To ensure safe and proper
operation of your lawn mower, all parts
and hardware you assemble must be tight-
Use the correct tools as
necessary to ensure proper tightness.
parts such as nuts, washers,
necessary to complete the assembly
been placed in the parts bag.
TO REMOVE MOWER
1. Remove loose parts included with
2. Cut down two end corners of carton
and lay end panel down flat.
3. Remove all packing materials except
padding between upper and lower
handle and padding holding operator
presence control bar to upper handle.
Roll lawn mower out of carton and
check carton thoroughly
HOW TO SET UP YOUR LAWN
TO UNFOLD HANDLE
Unfold handle carefully so
as not to pinch or damage control cables.
1. Raise lower handle section to operat-
ing position and align holes in lower
handle with holes in handle brackets.
Insert handle bolts through lower
handles and handle brackets; secure
with lower ("standard")
Remove protective padding, raise up-
per handle section into place on lower
handle and tighten both upper ("star")
Remove any packing material from
around control bar.
Your lawn mower handle can be adjusted
for your mowing comfort. Refer to "AD-
JUST HANDLE" in the Service and Adjust-
ments section of this manual.
Lower handle knob