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Gasoline and its vapors are extremely
flammable and explosive.
Fire or explosion can cause severe burns
WHEN ADDING FUEL
• Turn engine OFF and let engine cool at least 2
minutes before removing gas cap.
• Fill fuel tank outdoors or in well-ventilated area.
• Do not overfill fuel tank. Fill tank to approximately
1-1/2 inches below top of neck to allow for fuel
• Keep gasoline away from sparks, open flames,
pilot lights, heat, and other ignition sources.
• Check fuel lines, tank, cap, and fittings frequently
for cracks or leaks. Replace if necessary.
WHEN STARTING ENGINE
• Make sure spark plug, muffler, fuel cap and air
cleaner are in place.
• Do not crank engine with spark plug removed.
• If fuel spills, wait until it evaporates before starting
• If engine floods, set choke to OPEN/RUN position,
place throttle in FAST and crank until engine starts.
WHEN OPERATING EQUIPMENT
• Do not tip engine or equipment at angle which
causes gasoline to spill.
• Do not choke carburetor to stop engine.
WHEN TRANSPORTING EQUIPMENT
• Transport with fuel tank EMPTY or with fuel shut-off
WHEN STORING GASOLINE OR EQUIPMENT
WITH FUEL IN TANK
• Store away from furnaces, stoves, water heaters or
other appliances that have pilot light or other
ignition source because they can ignite gasoline
Starting engine creates sparking.
Sparking can ignite nearby flammable
Explosion and fire could result.
• If there is natural or LP gas leakage in area, do not
• Do not use pressurized starting fluids because
vapors are flammable.
Rapid retraction of starter cord (kickback) will
pull hand and arm toward engine faster than
you can let go.
Broken bones, fractures, bruises or sprains
• When starting engine, pull cord slowly until
resistance is felt, then pull rapidly.
• Remove all external equipment/engine loads
before starting engine.
• Direct coupled equipment components such as,
but not limited to, blades, impellors, pulleys,
sprockets, etc., must be securely attached.
Rotating parts can contact or entangle
hands, feet, hair, clothing, or accessories.
Traumatic amputation or severe laceration
• Operate equipment with guards in place.
• Keep hands and feet away from rotating parts.
• Tie up long hair and remove jewelry.
• Do not wear loose-fitting clothing, dangling
drawstrings or items that could become caught.