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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 W ARNING : Alway s use a metal s hield and dust cup in the or der show n when us ing blades . Alway s use a handlebar and shoulder s trap. Ens ure handlebar remains installed at all times. WAR N I NG : This unit c an be dangerous! C areles s or improper use c an c ause s erious injury. WA R N I N G : The bla[...]

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    3 ID ENTIF ICA TION O F SAFETY S YMBOL S As sis t handle to be pos itioned only below the ar row . When ser vic ing unit, use only identical replac ement parts. Nev er allow c hildren to operate this unit. Alway s stop unit and dis c onnect spark plug before c lean- ing or s erv icing. Store unit i ndoors in a high, dry place out of the reach of ch[...]

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    4 the unit. R ead the entire i nst ruc tion manual be - fore as s embling and us ing the unit! R est ric t the use of th is u nit to persons w ho read, under - sta nd, and follow the w arnings and instr ucti ons in this manual a nd on the unit. Nev er allow chil - dren to o perate this unit. SA FE TY INF ORM A TION ON T HE UNIT INSTRUCTION MANUAL W[...]

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    5 S Alway s k eep engine on the right - - hand s ide of your body. S Hold the unit f irmly wit h both hands . S Keep firm footing and balanc e. D o not ov er- reach. S Keep blade or trimmer head below waist le v el . D o not rai se engine abo ve y our w aist . S K eep all parts of your body aw ay f rom blade, trimmer he ad, and muffler when engine [...]

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    6 4. Posit ion lock ing/releas e button of attach- ment into guide reces s of c oupler . 5. Push the attac hment into the c oupler until the lock ing/releas e button s naps into the primary hole. 6. Befo re us ing the un it, tig hten the knob s e- curely by turning clock wise. Coupler Primar y Hole Upper Shaft Lock ing/ Releas e Butto n Attac hment[...]

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    7 30 inches (76 cm) CONFIGUR ING YOUR UNI T Y ou can c onfigur e you r unit usi ng a cutt ing head for gr ass and light w eeds , or a weed blade for cut ting gras s , w eeds, and br ush u p to 1/2 i nch (1 c m) in diameter. T o ass emble y our unit , go to the s ect ion for the des ir ed conf iguration and fol - low the ins tr ucti ons. ASSEMBL Y I[...]

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    8 holes . This w ill k eep the s haft fr om t urning w hile loose ning the tr immer head. R emov e the trim- mer head by t urning c loc kw is e. Remove the scre wd ri ver . T o re mo ve the p last ic shi el d, l oo s - en and remov e wing nut. P ivot s hield to r eleas e brac ket f rom slo t. S ee I N S T A L L ATI O N O F THE CUT TING HEA D and A [...]

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    9 OPER A TION KNOW YOUR UNIT 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. Line Limiter Blade Prime r Bulb Handlebar Throttle Trigger Start [...]

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    10 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 T approv ed for us e in 2- - s trok e gas oline engi nes. Us e of altern ative fuels w ill cau se pro blems s uc h as: i mproper clut ch enga gements , ov erheati[...]

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    11 WAR N I NG : Always s top unit and dis- connec t s park plug before removing or instal- ling attachments . REMOVING TRIMMER A T T A CH- MENT (OR OTHER OPTIONAL A TT ACHMENTS) CAUTION: When remov ing or ins talling at- tachment s, plac e the unit on a flat s urfac e for stability. 1. Loosen the coupler by turning the k nob counter cloc k wis e. A[...]

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    12 Alway s releas e the t hrottle trigger and allow the engine to return to idle s peed when not cutt ing. T o s top engine: S Releas e the thrott le trigger . S Push and r elease the engine O N/S TOP swi tch. CUTTING METHODS WAR N I NG : Use minimum s peed and do not cr owd the line when cutting around hard objects (r ock , grav el, fenc e posts ,[...]

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    13 more likely to occ ur in areas where it is difficult to see t he material being c ut. By using the unit proper ly, the oc cur renc e of blade thrus t will be reduc ed and the operator w ill be les s lik ely to los e c ontrol. S Cut only grass , weeds , and woody brush up to 1/2 inch ( 1 cm) in diameter with the weed blade. Do not let the blade c[...]

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    14 S Alway s pus h the unit slow ly ov er the ground. Stay aler t for uneven s idewalk s , holes in the terr ain, large roots , etc. BLOWER/V ACUUM SAFETY WAR N I NG : Inspec t area before star ting unit. R emove all debris and hard ob- je cts such as r ocks, glass , wire, et c. t hat can ric ochet, be thr own, or ot herwis e c ause injur y or dama[...]

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    15 WAR N I NG : A c oas ting blade/rotat- ing chain c an c aus e injury while it continues to move after the engine is stopped. Maintain proper control of the unit until the blade/chain has c ompletely s topped mov ing. Keep hands, f ace and f eet at a dis tance f rom all moving parts. Do not attempt to touch or stop the blade or c hain w hen it is[...]

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    16 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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    17 SERVIC E AND ADJUSTMENTS REPLACING THE LINE For unit to operate proper ly, the c utting line shoul d be replac ed when line bec omes worn to less than 3 inches (7.5 cm) in length from the edge of the line ex it tunnel s on each side of the cut ting head. 1. Remove and disc ard w orn line before installing new line. 2. Us e only 0.1 15 inc h (3 m[...]

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    18 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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    19 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 “Start ing a Flooded Engine” in Operation Sec tion. 2. Fill tank w ith c orrec t fuel mix ture. 3. Install new s park plug. 4. Check f or dirty fuel filte[...]

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    20 LIMI TED WA RRANTY Poulan PRO , a div ision of Hus qv arna C onsum - er Outdoor P roduc ts N.A ., Inc. , w arrant s to the original co nsumer purc has er that each new Poulan PRO bra nd gas oline tool o r attac hment is fr ee from defe cts in material and work man - ship and agr ees t o repair or replac e under t his warr anty any defec tiv e ga[...]

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    21 abuse, neglec t, improper maintenanc e, un- approv ed modific ations , or the us e of par ts not made or approved by the or iginal equ ip- ment manufacturer. Y ou a re re s ponsibl e for pres enting y our s mall off - - road engi ne t o an Poulan PR O authoriz ed r epair center as s oon as a pr oblem ex is ts. Warranty r epairs s hould be comple[...]