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    ENGLISH ESP AÑOL FRANÇAIS W ARNING: Read and follow all Safety Rules and Oper ating Inst ruc tions bef ore using th is product . F ailure t o do so ca n result in serious inj ury . ADVERTENCIA: Lea el manual de instrucc iones y s iga t odas las ad vert encias e instr ucciones de s eguridad. El no hac erlo puede resultar en le - siones grav es. A [...]

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    2 TAB L E OF C O N T E N T S Identificat ion of Safety Symbols 2 Safety Rules 4 Asse mb ly 6 Operat ion 10 Maintenance 17 Serv ice & A djustments 18 Storage 19 Troubleshooting T able 20 Limited Warranty S tatement 21 Emiss ions St atement 21 ID ENTIF ICA TIO N OF SA FETY SYMB OLS W ARNING: A lway s us e a metal s hield and dus t c up in the ord[...]

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    3 ID ENTIF ICA TIO N OF SA FETY SYMB OLS As sis t handle to be pos itioned only below the arr ow . 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 s park plug before c lean- ing or s erv icing. Store unit i ndoors in a high, dry plac e out of the reach of [...]

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    4 OPTIONAL ATTACHME NTS Cutting attachme nt / guard, Pow erhead m odel Att achments T ype part. no. Trimmer head WE fix ed line 545053902 / 530071919 Gras s blade /gras s c utter 4-point blad e, 530055892 / 530071383 8 ″ (20 cm) diameter Brus hcutt er attac hment PP4000C 95271 1610 Attachment s T ype Part. no . Edger attac hment PP1000E 95271 160[...]

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    5 drugs , or medic ation. Watc h what y ou are doing; use common sense. S Wear hearing protection. S Nev er s tart or run the engine ins ide a clos ed room or building. Breat hing exhaus t fumes c an kill. S Keep handles f ree of oil and fuel. S Alway s us e the handlebar and a properly adjusted s houlder s trap with a blade (see ASSEMBL Y). UNIT/ [...]

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    6 SPECIAL NOTICE: T his unit is equipped with a temperat ure limiting muffler and spar k arres ting sc reen which meets the require- ments of Cali fornia Codes 4442 and 4443. All U.S. fores t land and the s tates of California, Idaho, Maine, Minnesota, New J ers ey, Ore- gon, and Washington require by law that many internal c ombustion engines be e[...]

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    7 For as sembly of optional attac hments ( see list on page 1 1), refer to the ASSEMBL Y sec- tion of the applicable at tachment instr uction manual. A TT ACHING THE HANDL EBAR DANGER: T o av oid s erious inj ury, the barrier por tion of the handlebar must be ins talled as s how n to prov ide a barr ier betw een operat or and the s pinning bl ade. [...]

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    8 ASSEMBL Y INFORMA T ION - - TRI MMER HEA D TR IMME R HEAD NOTE: R emove the blade and metal shield be - fore at tachi ng the plas tic s hield and trimmer he ad . T o re m ove b lad e, align hole in the dus t cup w ith the hole in the s ide of the gearbox by rotating the blade. Inser t a small sc rew driv er into aligned holes. Th is wi ll ke ep t[...]

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    9 in the s ide of the gearbox b y rotating the dust cup. Ins ert a s mall sc r ewdri ver into aligned holes . This will keep t he s haft fr om t urning w hile loose ning the tr immer head. R emove t he trim- mer head by tur ning c loc kw ise. Remove t he scre wd rive r . T o re mo ve th e pl asti c shie ld , lo os- en and remov e wing nut. P ivot s[...]

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    10 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 futur e refer enc e. Line Limiter Blade Handlebar ON/ST OP Swit ch Shield Tri mm e r [...]

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    11 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 gaso line and are N O T a pprov ed for use in 2- - s trok e gas oline engi nes. U s e of altern ative fuels w ill cau se pro blems s uc h as: i mproper clut ch enga gements , ov erhea[...]

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    12 3. W hile sec urely holding the engine and upper s haft, pull the attac hment s traight out of the coupler. INST ALLING OPTI ONAL A TT ACH - MENTS 1. R emove the s haft cap fr om the attach- men t (if present). 2. P osition loc k ing/releas e button of attach- ment into guide reces s of c oupler . 3. P ush the attachment into the c oupler until [...]

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    13 S For tr imming or sc alping, use les s than full throttle to inc reas e line life and dec reas e head wear, especially : S During light duty c utting. S Near objects around whic h the line c an wrap s uc h as s mall posts , trees or fenc e wir e. S For mowing or sw eeping, use full throttle for a good clean job. TRIMMING - - Hold the bottom o f[...]

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    14 adjust ed sho ulder st rap w ill s upport the weight of the unit , freeing your arms and hands to c ontr ol and guide th e c utting moti on. S Keep feet c omfortab ly s pread apart and brac ed for a poss ibl e s udden, rapi d thr ust of unit. Do not o ver reac h. Keep firm footing and balance . S Keep blade below w aist lev el; it w ill be easie[...]

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    15 S Nev er plac e objec ts ins ide the blowe r tubes , vac uum tu bes or bl ower outlet . A lway s dir ect the blowin g debris a way from people, animals, gl ass , and s olid objec ts suc h as trees , automobiles , wall s, etc . The forc e of air can cause rocks, dir t, or sti cks t o be thro wn or to ric oc het w hich c an hurt p eople or animals[...]

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    16 WAR N I NG : Falling objects c an caus e s ever e head injury. Wear head pr otec- tion when operat ing this unit w ith a pole prun- er attac hment. WAR N I NG : T o prevent serious injury , do not us e mor e than one boo m ex tens ion wi th a pole prun er attac hment. WAR N I NG : Keep the pruner away from pow er lines or elec tric al w ires . S[...]

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    17 MAINTE NANCE WAR N I NG : Disc onnec t the s park plug before perfor ming maintenance except for car buretor adjustments . HE LPFUL T IP 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 authoriz ed ser vic e [...]

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    18 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 wor n to less than 3 inches (7.5 c m) in length from the edge of the line ex it tunnel s on each side of the cut ting head. 1. R emove and dis c ard w orn line before installing new line. 2. U se only 0.1 15 inc h [...]

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    19 STORAGE WAR N I NG : Perform the follow ing steps af ter eac h use: S Allow engine to c ool befor e stor ing or tr ans- porting. S Store unit and fuel in a w ell v entilated area where fuel vapor s c annot reac h s park 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 plac[...]

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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 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 for dirt y fuel filter[...]

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    21 LIMI TED WA RRANTY Poulan PRO , a div ision of Hus qvar na Cons um - er Outdoor P roduc ts N.A ., Inc. , war rants t o the original c onsu mer pur c haser that eac h new Poulan PRO bra nd gas oline tool or attac hment is fr ee from defe cts in mat erial and w ork man - ship and agr ees t o repair or repl ace u nder this warr anty any defec tive [...]

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    22 abuse, neglec t, improper maintenanc e, un- approv ed modific ations , or t he use of parts not made or approv ed by the original equip- ment manufacturer. Y ou a re re s ponsibl e for pres enting y our s mall off- - r oad engine to 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 complet ed[...]