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    Plea se do not re turn pr oduct to re tail er . Por fa vor , no dev uelv a el produc to al lugar de co mpra . V euille z ne pas re tour ner le pr oduit au déta illant . 1 - - 800 - - 554 - - 6723 www.poulanpro.com Re gist er y our produc t online at: Re gist re su prod ucto en línea e n: Enr egis tre z votr e produit e n ligne à l’a dre ss e :[...]

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    2 ID ENTIF ICA TION O F SAFETY S YMBOL S WAR N I NG : This unit c an be dangerous ! C areles s or improper use c an caus e ser ious injury. Trimmer line can throw objec ts v iolently. Y ou c an be blinded or injured. Wear protec tive gear . A lway s us e st eel-toed saf ety footw ear with non- slip s oles ; snug-fit ting clothing; heavy, long pants[...]

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    3 ID ENTIF ICA TION O F SAFETY S YMBOL S When ser vic ing unit, use only identical replac ement parts. Nev er allow c hildren to operate this unit. Store unit i ndoors in a high, dry place out of the reach of childr en. As sis t handle to be pos itioned only below the arro w . Haz ard z one. Keep childr en, bys tanders , and animals a minimum of 50[...]

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    4 ID ENTIF ICA TION O F SAFETY S YMBOL S WA R N I N G : Fir e hazard. Never mix, pour, or store gas oline or use t he unit near a flame or spark s (including s mok ing, open flames , or work that c an c ause s park s ). Us e unleaded gas oline and two - - s trok e oil mix ed at a rat io of 40:1 (2.5%) . Alway s stop unit and disconnec t s park plug[...]

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    5 MAINT AIN YOUR PRUNER IN GOOD WORKING ORDER S Hav e all serv ic e performed by a qualified ser vic e dealer with t he ex ception of the items lis ted in the maintenanc e s ec tion of this manual. S Make c er tain the c hain s tops mov ing when the throt tle trigg er is r eleas ed. For cor rec tion, refer to CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENTS. S Nev er modify[...]

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    6 fingers of y our left hand enc irc ling and your left thumb under the ass is t handle. Keep your r ight hand c ompletely around the throttle handle whether your are right handed or left handed. S Stand with y our w eight evenly balanc ed on both feet. S Stand slight ly t o the left s ide of the pr uner to keep y our body from being in a direct li[...]

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    7 WAR N I NG : T rimmer line throws o b- ject s v iolently. Y ou and others c an be blinded/in- jured. Wear ey e and leg p rotec tion. Keep b ody parts c lear of r otating l ine. WAR N I NG : Keep c hildr en, by stan d- ers , and animal s 50 f eet (15 meter s ) awa y . By - sta nders s hould be enc our aged to wea r s a f e t y gl a s s e s . St op[...]

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    8 jects or ser iously cut y ou if acc identally touched. Stop the blade by contac ting the right hand s ide of the c oasting blade w ith ma- terial already c ut. WAR N I NG : Inspec t the area to be cut befor e each us e. R emove objec ts ( rock s , brok en glass , nails , wir e, etc .) whic h c an be thrown or become entangled in the blade or trim[...]

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    9 WAR N I NG : Never lean ov er dis- char ge chute. Rock s or debris could be thrown into the eyes and face and caus e seri- ous injury or blindnes s . WAR N I NG : Inspec t the area w here the unit is t o be us ed. Remov e objec ts that could be thr own or damage the unit. S ome objects may be hidden by fallen s now - - be alert for the pos sibili[...]

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    10 Lock ing/Releas e Butto n in Primary Hole For as sembly of optional attac hments ( see list on page 13) , refer t o the ASSEMBL Y s ec- tion of the applic able attac hment ins truc tion manual. SHOULDER STRAP ASSEMBL Y WAR N I NG : Proper shoulder s trap adjustments must be made with the engine completely st opped before using unit. 1. T ry on s[...]

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    11 OPER A TION KNOW YOUR PRUNER READ THIS INSTRUCTIO N MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERA TING YO UR UNIT . Compare t he illus trations w ith y our unit to familiarize y ours elf with the loca tion of the vari ous contr ols and adjus tments . Sav e this manual for fu ture r eferenc e. Prime r Bulb Ass is t Handle Throttle Trigger Start Lev er Spa[...]

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    12 IMPO RT ANT Us e of alc ohol blended fuels ( cal led gas ohol or using et hanol or methanol) c an c ause major en - gine perf ormanc e and durabi lity pro blems. WAR N I NG : Alt ernativ e fuels (not gas - oline) s uc h as E - - 15 (15% al cohol) , E - - 20 (20 % alcoh ol), E - - 85 (85% alc ohol) a re N O T clas s ified as gas oline and are NO [...]

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    13 OPERA TING THE COUPLER This model is equipped with a c oupler whic h enables optional attac hments to be installed. The optional attachments are: MO DEL: Edger PP 1000E ................. ...... Cultiv ator PP2000T .................. .. Blower P P3000B .................... .. Brus hcut ter PP4000C .................. Pruner P P5500P ..............[...]

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    14 S Extend y our lef t a rm and hold ass ist handle with y our left hand. S Hold throttle grip with y our r ight hand with finger on throttle tr igger . S Keep engine end below wais t level. S Keep shoulder s trap pad c entered on your left shoulder and danger sign c entered on your bac k . S Maintain full w eight of tool on y our left shoulder. A[...]

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    15 MAINTE NANCE WAR N I NG : Disc onnec t the s park plug before perfor ming maintenance except for car buretor adjustments . HE LPFUL TIP IMPO R T AN T : Hav e all repairs other than the rec - ommended maintenance desc ribed in the instruc tion manual performed by an authoriz ed serv ic e dealer. If any dealer other than an author ized ser vic e d[...]

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    16 CLEAN AIR FIL TER A dirty air filt er decr eases engine perform- ance and inc reas es fuel c ons umption and harmful emis sions . Alw ays clean after ev ery 5 hours of oper ation. 1. Clean the cov er and the area ar ound it to keep dir t from falling into the car buretor chamber w hen the cov er is r emoved. 2. Remove parts by press ing button t[...]

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    17 S Saw c uts to one s ide or at an angle. S Saw has to be forc ed thr ough the c ut. T ools requi red: S 3/16 inch ( 4,5 mm) diameter round file and file holder S Flat file S Depth gauge tool TO SHARPEN CHAI N: 1. Disc onnect s park plug. 2. Check chain for pr oper tension. Adjust chain tens ion if neces sar y. See CHE CK CH AIN TEN SION s ec tio[...]

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    18 7. Carefully remove new chain from pac k - age. Hold c hain with the drive link s as show n. CUTTE RS MUS T F ACE I N DIRE CTIO N OF RO T A TI ON Tip o f Bar Cutter Drivelin k Cutte rs Depth G auge Drive Links 8. Place c hain ov er s proc ket, fitting the driv e links in the s proc ket. 9. Fit bottom of drive link s between the teeth in the spr [...]

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    19 STORAGE WAR N I NG : Perform the follow ing steps after eac h us e: S Allow engine to c ool befor e stor ing or tr ans- porting. S Store unit and fuel in a well v entilated area where fuel v apors c annot r each spark s or open f lames from w ater heaters , elec tric motors or s wit ches , furnac es , etc. S Store unit w ith all guards in place.[...]

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    20 TROUBLE CAUSE REMEDY Engine will not sta rt. 1. Engine flooded. 2. Fuel tank empty. 3. Spark plug not firing. 4. Fuel not reac hing carbur etor . 5. Carbur etor requires adjustment. 1. See “Starting a F looded Engine” in Operat ion Sect ion. 2. Fill tank w ith c orrec t fuel mix ture. 3. Install new s park plug. 4. Check for dirty fuel filte[...]

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    21 in the ins tr uct ion manual. T his w arr anty does not c over tr ans portat ion co sts . In the ev ent y ou hav e a claim under this w arran - ty, you mus t retur n the produc t to an author ized ser v ice dealer. Should y ou hav e any unans wer ed ques tions conc er ning this w arra nty, please c ontac t: Poulan PRO , a divi sio n of Hu sqva r[...]

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    22 the determination that a warranted part is de- fect ive if the diagnostic work is performed at an approv ed Poulan PR O s erv icing c enter. CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES: Poulan PRO may be liable for damages to other en- gine components caus ed by the failure of a warr anted part s till under warranty. WHA T IS NOT COVERED : All failures ca use d by ab[...]