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• SAFETY & INTERNATIONAL SYMBOLS •
This operator's manual describes safety and international symbols and pictographs that may appear on this product. Read the operator's
manual for complete safety, assembly, operating and maintenance and repair information.
• SAFETY ALERT SYMBOL
Indicates danger, warning or caution. May be used in
conjunction with other symbols or pictographs.
• READ OPERATOR'S MANUAL
Read the operator’s manual(s)
and follow all warnings and safety instructions. Failure
to do so can result in serious injury to the operator
• WEAR HEAD, EYE AND HEARING PROTECTION
Thrown objects and loud noise
can cause severe eye injury and hearing loss. Wear
eye protection meeting current ANSI Z87.1 standards
and ear protection when operating this unit. Wear
head protection when operating this unit; falling
objects can cause severe head injury. Use a full face
shield when needed.
• UNLEADED FUEL
Always use clean, fresh unleaded fuel.
Refer to operator’s manual for the proper type of oil.
• DO NOT USE E85 FUEL IN THIS UNIT
It has been proven that fuel
containing greater than 10% ethanol will likely
damage this engine and void the warranty.
• ON/OFF STOP CONTROL
ON / START / RUN
• ON/OFF STOP CONTROL
OFF or STOP
• PRIMER BULB
Push primer bulb, fully and slowly, 10 times.
• CHOKE CONTROL
• Pulled Out - FULL choke position
• Pushed In - RUN position
• KEEP BYSTANDERS AWAY
Keep all bystanders, especially
children and pets, at least 50 feet (15 m) from the
• USE BOTH HANDS
Always use both hands while
operating the unit. Never use only one hand to
operate the unit.
Contact of the guide bar tip
with any object should be avoided. Tip contact may
cause the guide bar to move suddenly upward and
backward, which may cause serious injury.
• CHAIN OIL ADJUSTMENT INDICATOR
The chain must be continously coated with oil to
function properly. Make sure to set the oil adjustment
screw to allow a sufficient amount of oil to flow
continuously onto the chain.
• CHAIN BRAKE
The chain brake immediately stops the moving saw
chain in emergency situations. To manually engage
the chain brake, push the chain brake lever forward
completely. To disengage the chain brake, pull the
chain brake lever back completely.
• CHAIN DIRECTION
Make sure the saw chain faces the direction shown
when installed on the guide bar. Refer to
Guide Bar and Saw Chain
• CHAIN TENSIONING
Always keep the saw chain properly tensioned. Turn
the chain-tensioning screw clockwise to tighten the
saw chain. Turn the chain-tensioning screw
counterclockwise to loosen the saw chain.