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STARTING AND STOPPING
WARNING:
Operate this unit only in a well-ventilated
outdoor area. Carbon monoxide exhaust fumes can be
lethal in a confined area.
WARNING:
Avoid accidentally starting the unit. To avoid
serious injury, the operator and the unit must be in a stable
position when pulling the starter rope (Fig. 5).
Fig. 5
Starting
Position
Starter
Rope Grip
Fig. 4
Primer Bulb
Position 1
Position 2
Choke Knob
Fig. 3
On ( I ) / Start
Off (O) / Stop
Throttle Control
Throttle Lockout
Boot Loop
WARNING:
Never operate the unit without the guide bar
and saw chain properly installed. Make sure the bar-retaining
nuts are tight and the guide bar cover is securely assembled.
Make sure the saw chain is properly tensioned.
STARTING INSTRUCTIONS
1.
Mix gasoline with oil. Refer to
Oil and Fuel Mixing Instructions
.
2.
Fill the fuel tank. Refer to
Fueling the Unit
.
3.
Fill the chain oil reservoir with bar and chain oil. Refer to
Adding
Bar and Chain Oil
in the
Maintenance
section.
4.
Make sure the chain brake is disengaged. Refer to
Testing the
Chain Brake
in the
Assembly
section.
5.
Move the On/Off switch to the
On
position (Fig. 3).
6.
Slowly press and release the primer bulb
10 times
(Fig. 4). If fuel
cannot be seen in the primer bulb, press and release the primer
bulb until fuel is visible.
7.
Pull the choke knob out to
Position 1
(Fig. 4).
NOTE: DO NOT
touch the throttle control until step 14 (Fig. 3).
8.
DO NOT
touch the throttle control (Fig. 3). Set the unit on a flat,
level surface. Clear the area of any objects that could contact
the saw chain.
9.
DO NOT
touch the throttle control. Crouch in the starting
position (Fig. 5). Hold the front handle with the left hand. Hold
the starter rope grip with the right hand. Insert the right foot into
the boot loop to help hold the unit firmly in place.
10.
DO NOT
touch the throttle control. Pull the starter rope with a
controlled and steady motion
5 times
(Fig. 5).
11.
DO NOT
touch the throttle control. Push the choke knob in to
Position 2
(Fig. 4).
12.
DO NOT
touch the throttle control. Pull the starter rope with a
controlled and steady motion
3 to 5 times
to start the engine.
13.
DO NOT
touch the throttle control. Allow the engine to warm up
for 30 to 60 seconds.
14. Press and hold the throttle lockout. Lightly squeeze and release
the throttle control to idle the engine.
15. To reduce the chance of injury, engage the chain brake until you
are ready to begin operation. When ready, disengage the chain
brake. Then press the throttle lockout and squeeze the throttle
control to accelerate the engine, as needed.
NOTE:
The engine is properly warmed up when it accelerates
without hesitation.
IF...
the engine hesitates, continue the warm-up.
IF...
the engine does not start, begin the starting procedure with
step 4.
WARNING:
The saw chain will spin after the engine
starts. Keep hands and feet clear of the saw chain and do
not allow the saw chain to contact any object(s).
WARNING:
The saw chain should not move when the
engine runs at idle. If it does move, refer to
Adjusting the
Idle Speed
in the
Maintenance
section.
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