Electrolux SB2000M LE User's Manual

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Instruction Manual
Manual de Instrucciones
Manuel d’Instructions
SB2000M LE
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WARNING:
Read and follow all Safety Rules and Operating Instructions before
using this product. Failure to do so can result in serious injury.
ADVERTENCIA:
Lea el manual de instrucciones y siga todas las advertencias e
instrucciones de seguridad. El no hacerlo puede resultar en lesiones
graves.
AVERTISSEMENT:
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avertissements et toutes les instructions de sécurité. Tout défaut
de le faire pourrait entraîner des blessures graves.
Copyright E2002 Electrolux Home Products, Inc.
FRANÇAIS
Electrolux Home Products
250 Bobby Jones Expressway
Augusta, GA 30907
530163188
6/4/02
SAFETY RULES
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WARNING: Failure to follow all
Safety Rules and Precautions can result in
serious injury.
D
KNOW YOUR UNIT
S Read your instruction manual carefully until
you completely understand and can follow
all warnings and safety rules before operating the unit.
D Restrict unit to users who understand and
will follow all warnings and safety rules in
this manual.
WARNING: Inspect area before starting unit. Remove all debris and hard objects
such as rocks, glass, wire, etc. that can ricochet, be thrown, or otherwise cause injury or
damage during operation.
Use your unit as a blower for:
D Sweeping debris or grass clippings from
driveways, sidewalks, patios, etc.
D Blowing grass clippings, straw, or leaves into
piles, around joints, or between bricks.
Use your unit as a vacuum for:
D Picking up dry material such as leaves,
grass, small twigs, and bits of paper.
D For best results during vacuum use, operate
your unit at high speed.
D Move slowly back and forth over the material as you vacuum. Avoid forcing the unit
into a pile of debris as this can clog the unit.
D Keep the vacuum tube about an inch above
the ground for best results.
PLAN AHEAD
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Always wear eye protection when operating, servicing, or performing maintenance
on unit. Wearing eye protection will help to
prevent rocks or debris from being blown or
ricocheting into eyes and face which can
result in blindness and/or serious injury.
Eye protection should be marked Z87.
Always wear foot protection. Do not go
barefoot or wear sandals.
Always wear respirator or face mask when
working with unit in dusty environments.
Secure hair above shoulder length. Secure
or remove jewelry, loose clothing, or clothing with loosely hanging straps, ties, tassels, etc. They can be caught in moving
parts.
Do not operate unit when you are tired, ill, upset, or if you are under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or medication.
Keep children, bystanders, and animals
away from work area a minimum of 30 feet
(10 meters) when starting or operating unit.
Do not point the blower nozzle in the direction of people or pets.
HANDLE FUEL WITH CAUTION, IT IS
HIGHLY FLAMMABLE
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Eliminate all sources of sparks or flame (including smoking, open flames, or work that
can cause sparks) in the areas where fuel is
mixed, poured, or stored.
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Mix and pour fuel in an outdoor area; store
fuel in a cool, dry, well ventilated place; use
an approved, marked container for all fuel
purposes.
Do not smoke while handling fuel or while
operating the unit.
Make sure the unit is properly assembled
and in good operating condition.
Do not fill fuel tank while engine is hot or
running.
Avoid spilling fuel or oil. Wipe up fuel spills
before starting engine.
Move at least 10 feet (3 meters) away from
fuel and fueling site before starting engine.
Always store gasoline in a container approved for flammable liquids.
OPERATE YOUR UNIT SAFELY
WARNING: Stop the engine before
opening the vacuum inlet door. The engine
must be stopped and the impeller blades no
longer turning to avoid serious injury from the
rotating blades.
D Inspect unit before each use for worn,
loose, missing, or damaged parts. Do not
use until unit is in proper working order.
D Keep outside surfaces free of oil and fuel.
D Never start or run engine inside a closed
room, building or other unventilated area.
Breathing exhaust fumes can kill.
D To avoid static electricity shock, do not
wear rubber gloves or any other insulated
gloves while operating unit.
D Do not set unit on any surface except a
clean, hard area while engine is running.
Debris such as gravel, sand, dust, grass,
etc. could be picked up by the air intake and
thrown out through discharge opening,
damaging unit, property, or causing serious
injury to bystanders or operator.
D Avoid dangerous environments. Do not use
in unventilated areas or where explosive
vapors or carbon monoxide build up could
be present.
D Do not overreach or use from unstable surfaces such as ladders, trees, steep slopes,
rooftops, etc. Keep firm footing and balance
at all times.
D Never place objects inside the blower
tubes; always direct the blowing debris
away from people, animals, glass, and solid
objects such as trees, automobiles, walls,
etc. The force of air can cause rocks, dirt, or
sticks to be thrown or to ricochet which can
hurt people or animals, break glass, or
cause other damage.
D Never run unit without the proper equipment attached. When using your unit as a
blower, always install blower tubes. When
using your unit as a vacuum, always install
vacuum tubes and vacuum bag assembly.
Make sure vacuum bag assembly is completely zipped.
D Check air intake opening, blower tubes,
vacuum tubes, and elbow tube frequently,
always with engine stopped and spark
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plug disconnected. Keep vents and discharge tubes free of debris which can accumulate and restrict proper air flow.
Never place any object in the air intake
opening as this could restrict proper air flow
and cause damage to the unit.
Never use for spreading chemicals, fertilizers, or other substances which may contain toxic materials.
To avoid spreading fire, do not use near
leaf or brush fires, fireplaces, barbecue
pits, ashtrays, etc.
Use only for jobs explained in this manual.
MAINTAIN YOUR UNIT PROPERLY
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Have all maintenance other than the recommended procedures described in the instruction manual performed by an authorized service dealer.
Disconnect spark plug before performing
maintenance except for carburetor adjustments.
Use only recommended Snappert/Weed
Eater! replacement parts; use of any other
parts may void your warranty and cause
damage to your unit.
Empty fuel tank before storing the unit. Use
up fuel left in carburetor by starting engine and
letting it run until it stops.
Do not use any accessory or attachment
other than those recommended by manufacturer for use with your unit.
Do not store the unit or fuel in a closed area
where fuel vapors can reach sparks or an
open flame from hot water heaters, electric
motors or switches, furnaces, etc.
Store in a dry area out of reach of children.
SPECIAL NOTICE: Exposure to vibrations through prolonged use of gasoline powered hand tools could cause blood vessel or
nerve damage in the fingers, hands, and
joints of people prone to circulation disorders
or abnormal swelling. Prolonged use in cold
weather has been linked to blood vessel damage in otherwise healthy people. If symptoms
occur such as numbness, pain, loss of
strength, change in skin color or texture, or
loss of feeling in the fingers, hands, or joints,
discontinue the use of this tool and seek
medical attention. An antivibration system
does not guarantee the avoidance of these
problems. Users who operate power tools on
a continual and regular basis must monitor
closely their physical condition and the condition of this tool.
SPECIAL NOTICE: This unit is equipped
with a temperature limiting muffler and spark
arresting screen which meets the requirements of California Codes 4442 and 4443. All
U.S. forest land and the states of California,
Idaho, Maine, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oregon, and Washington require by law that
many internal combustion engines be
equipped with a spark arresting screen. If you
operate in a locale where such regulations exist, you are legally responsible for maintaining
the operating condition of these parts. Failure
to do so is a violation of the law. Refer to the
MAINTENANCE section for information on
maintenance of the muffler and spark arresting screen.
ASSEMBLY
Blower
Outlet
WARNING: Stop engine and be sure
the impeller blades have stopped turning before opening the vacuum inlet door or attempting to insert or remove the vacuum or
blower tubes. The rotating blades can cause
serious injury. Always disconnect the spark
plug before performing maintenance or accessing movable parts.
WARNING: If you receive your unit
assembled, check each step to insure your
unit is properly assembled and all fasteners
are secure. Follow all safety information in
the manual and on the unit.
D A standard screwdriver is required for assembly.
BLOWER TUBE ASSEMBLY
1. Align the rib on the blower tube with the
groove in the blower outlet; slide the tube
into place.
NOTE: Knob must be loose enough to allow
blower tube to be inserted in blower outlet.
Loosen knob by turning counterclockwise.
Blower
Tube
Groove
Rib
2. Secure the tube by turning the knob clockwise.
3. To remove the tube, turn the knob counterclockwise to loosen the tube; remove the
tube.
VACUUM BAG ASSEMBLY
1. Open the zipper on the vacuum bag and
insert the elbow tube.
2. Push the small end of the elbow tube
through the small opening in the bag.
Elbow
Tube
Small
Opening
Zipper
Opening
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Rib
NOTE: Make sure edge of the small opening
is flush against the flared area of the elbow
tube, and the rib on the elbow tube is on the
bottom.
3. Close the zipper on the bag. Make sure the
zipper is closed completely.
4. Remove blower tube from engine.
Vacuum Inlet
Retaining Post
Vacuum
Inlet
Cover
5. Place the hooks on the vacuum tube on
the retaining posts; pivot tube into position.
Secure vacuum tube by turning the knob
clockwise until tight.
Rib
Groove
Knob
PIVOT
5. Insert the elbow tube into the blower outlet.
Make sure elbow tube rib is aligned with
the blower outlet groove.
6. Turn knob clockwise to secure elbow tube.
Hooks
VACUUM TUBE ASSEMBLY
WARNING: Stop engine and be sure
the impeller blades have stopped turning before opening the vacuum inlet door or attempting to insert or remove the vacuum or
blower tubes. The rotating blades can cause
serious injury.
1. Align the lower vacuum tube as shown.
Push lower vacuum tube into upper vacuum tube.
Upper Vacuum
Tube
Lower Vacuum Tube
2. Insert a screwdriver into the latch area on
the vacuum inlet cover.
Blower
Latch
Outlet
Area
Latch Area
Vacuum
Inlet Cover
6. When converting back to the blower feature, make sure latch on the vacuum inlet
cover is securely fastened.
SHOULDER STRAP ADJUSTMENT
1. Hold the unit as shown with the muffler side
facing away from your body and clothes.
2. Pass the shoulder strap over your head
and onto your right shoulder.
3. Extend your left arm toward the rear of the
vacuum bag.
4. Adjust shoulder strap until the vacuum
bag/shoulder strap seam lies between
your thumb and index finger.
5. Make sure air flows freely from the elbow
tube into bag. If bag is kinked, the unit will
not operate properly.
3. Gently tilt the handle of the screwdriver toward the back of the unit while pulling up
on the vacuum inlet cover with your other
hand.
4. Hold the vacuum inlet cover open until upper vacuum tube is installed.
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OPERATION
KNOW YOUR BLOWER
READ THIS INSTRUCTION MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR UNIT.
Compare the illustrations with your unit to familiarize yourself with the location of the various controls
and adjustments. Save this manual for future reference.
Upper
Vacuum Tube
Lower
Vacuum Tube
Primer Button
Choke Lever
Vacuum Bag
Throttle
Lever
Spark Plug
Elbow Tube
Fuel Mix
Fill Cap
Starter
Rope
Blower
Tube
Rear
Handle
THROTTLE LEVER
The THROTTLE LEVER is used to select the
desired engine speed and to stop the engine.
Move the throttle lever to the
position for
full speed operation. Move the throttle lever
position for idle speed. To stop the
to the
engine, move the throttle lever to the STOP
position.
PRIMER BUTTON
The PRIMER BUTTON removes air from the
carburetor and fuel lines and fills them with fuel.
OPERATING POSITION
Eye
Protection
Blower
Vacuum
OPERATING TIPS
S While vacuuming or blowing debris, hold
the unit with the muffler side facing away
from your body and clothes (see OPERATING POSITION illustration above).
S To reduce the risk of hearing loss
associated with sound level(s), hearing
protection is required.
This allows you to start the engine with fewer
pulls on the starter rope. Activate primer button
by pressing it and allowing it to return to its original position.
CHOKE LEVER
The CHOKE helps to supply fuel to the engine
to aid in cold starting. Activate the choke by
moving the choke lever to the FULL CHOKE
position. After engine attempts to start, move the
choke lever to the HALF CHOKE position.
Once engine starts, move choke lever to the
RUN position.
S To reduce the risk of injury associated with
contacting rotating parts, stop the engine before installing or removing attachments. Do
not operate without guard(s) in place.
S Operate power equipment only at reasonable
hours--not early in the morning or late at night
when people might be disturbed. Comply with
times listed in local ordinances. Usual recommendations are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,
Monday though Saturday.
S To reduce noise levels, limit the number of
pieces of equipment used at any one time.
S To reduce noise levels, operate power
blowers at the lowest possible throttle
speed to do the job.
S Use rakes and brooms to loosen debris before blowing.
S In dusty conditions, slightly dampen surfaces or use a mister attachment when water is available.
S Conserve water by using power blowers
instead of hoses for many lawn and garden
applications, including areas such as gutters,
screens, patios, grills, porches, and gardens.
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S Watch out for children, pets, open windows,
or freshly washed cars. Blow debris away
safely.
S Use the full blower nozzle extension so the
air stream can work close to the ground.
S After using blowers and other equipment,
CLEAN UP! Dispose of debris in trash receptacles.
STARTING POSITION
BEFORE STARTING ENGINE
Blower
WARNING: Be sure to read the fuel
information in the safety rules before you begin. If you do not understand the safety rules,
do not attempt to fuel your unit. Call
1-800-554-6723.
FUELING ENGINE
Remove fuel cap slowly when refueling. This
engine is certified to operate on unleaded
gasoline. Before operation, gasoline must be
mixed with a good quality synthetic 2-cycle
air-cooled engine oil designed to be mixed at a
ratio of 40:1. Snappert/Weed Eater! brand
synthetic oil is recommended. Mix gasoline and
oil at a ratio of 40:1. A 40:1 ratio is obtained by
mixing 3.2 ounces of oil with 1 gallon of
unleaded gasoline. DO NOT USE automotive
oil or boat oil. These oils will cause engine
damage. When mixing fuel, follow instructions
printed on container. Once oil is added to
gasoline, shake container momentarily to
assure that the fuel is thoroughly mixed. Always
read and follow the safety rules relating to fuel
before fueling your unit.
Vacuum
WARNING: When starting engine,
hold the unit as illustrated. Do not set unit on any
surface except a clean, hard area when starting
engine or while engine is running. Debris such
as gravel, sand, dust, grass, etc. could be
picked up by the air intake and thrown out
through the discharge opening, damaging the
unit or property, or causing serious injury to bystanders or the operator.
STARTING A COLD ENGINE (or a
warm engine after running out of
fuel)
1. Move throttle lever to the
position.
2. Move choke lever to the FULL CHOKE
position.
3. Slowly press the primer button 8 times.
Throttle Lever
Primer Button
IMPORTANT
Experience indicates that alcohol blended
fuels (called gasohol or using ethanol or
methanol) can attract moisture which leads to
separation and formation of acids during
storage. Acidic gas can damage the fuel
system of an engine while in storage. To avoid
engine problems, empty the fuel system
before storage for 30 days or longer. Drain the
gas tank, start the engine and let it run until the
fuel lines and carburetor are empty. Use fresh
fuel next season. Never use engine or
carburetor cleaner products in the fuel tank or
permanent damage may occur.
TO STOP THE ENGINE
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To stop the engine, move the throttle lever
to the STOP position.
BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE
WARNING: You MUST make sure
the tubes are secure before using the unit.
D Fuel engine. Move at least 10 feet (3 meters) away from the fueling site.
D Hold the unit in the starting position as
shown. Make sure the blower end is directed away from people, animals, glass,
and solid objects.
Choke Lever
4. Pull starter rope sharply until engine attempts to run, but no more than 5 pulls (below 30_ F, 8 pulls).
NOTE: If engine attempts to start before the
5th pull, go to next step immediately.
5. Move the choke lever to the HALF
CHOKE position.
6. Pull the starter rope sharply until the engine runs, but no more than 5 pulls (below
30_ F, 10 pulls).
7. After a 5 second warm--up, move the
choke lever to the RUN position.
8. Allow the unit to run for 30 more seconds
at the RUN position before moving the
position.
throttle lever to
If engine has not started after 5 pulls (at HALF
CHOKE), repeat STARTING A COLD ENGINE
procedure. If engine still does not start, proceed
to STARTING A FLOODED ENGINE.
9. To stop the engine, move the throttle lever to
the STOP position.
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STARTING A WARM ENGINE
STARTING A FLOODED ENGINE
1. Move throttle lever to the
position.
2. Pull starter rope sharply until engine runs,
but no more than 5 pulls.
NOTE: If engine has not started, pull starter
rope 5 more pulls. If engine still does not run,
it is probably flooded.
3. To stop the engine, move the throttle lever to
the STOP position.
Flooded engines can be started by placing the
choke lever in the RUN position. Move throttle
lever to the fast position
; then, pull rope
until engine starts. After engine starts, move the
throttle lever to the slow position
to allow
engine to idle.
Starting could require pulling the starter rope
many times depending on how badly the unit is
flooded.
If unit still doesn’t start refer to the TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE or call 1-800-554-6723.
MAINTENANCE
WARNING: Avoid touching muffler
CLEAN AIR FILTER
unless engine and muffler are cold. A hot
muffler can cause serious burns.
Air Filter
Cover
WARNING: Stop engine and be sure
the impeller blades have stopped turning before opening the vacuum inlet door or attempting to insert or remove the vacuum or
blower tubes. The rotating blades can cause
serious injury. Always disconnect the spark
plug before performing maintenance or accessing movable parts.
GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS
The warranty on this unit does not cover items
that have been subjected to operator abuse
or negligence. To receive full value from the
warranty, the operator must maintain unit as
instruct-ed in this manual. Various adjustments will need to be made periodically to
properly maintain your unit.
CHECK FOR LOOSE
FASTENERS AND PARTS
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Spark Plug Boot
Air Filter
Housing Screws
Muffler
CHECK FOR DAMAGED OR WORN
PARTS
Contact an authorized service dealer for replacement of damaged or worn parts.
S Fuel Tank -- Do not use unit if fuel tank shows
signs of damage or leaks.
S Vacuum Bag -- Do not use vacuum bag if it
is torn or damaged.
INSPECT AND CLEAN UNIT AND
DECALS
S After each use, inspect complete unit for
loose or damaged parts. Clean the unit and
decals using a damp cloth with a mild detergent.
S Wipe off unit with a clean dry cloth.
Screws
Air Filter
Cleaning the air filter:
A dirty air filter decreases engine performance and increases fuel consumption and
harmful emissions. Always clean or replace
air filter after every 5 hours of operation or
yearly, whichever comes first.
1. Clean the cover and the area around it to
keep debris from falling into the carburetor
chamber when the cover is removed.
2. Remove parts as illustrated.
NOTE: Do not clean filter in gasoline or other
flammable solvent. Doing so can create a fire
hazard or produce harmful evaporative emissions.
3. Wash the filter in soap and water.
4. Allow filter to dry.
5. Apply a few drops of oil to the filter;
squeeze filter to distribute oil.
6. Replace parts.
REPLACE SPARK PLUG
Replace spark plug each year to ensure the
engine starts easier and runs better. Set
spark plug gap at 0.025 inch. Ignition timing is
fixed, nonadjustable.
1. Twist, then pull off spark plug boot.
2. Remove spark plug from cylinder and discard.
3. Replace with Champion RCJ-6Y spark
plug and tighten securely with a 3/4 inch
socket wrench.
4. Reinstall the spark plug boot.
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REPLACE FUEL FILTER
To replace fuel filter, drain unit by running it dry
of fuel, then remove fuel cap/retainer assembly from tank. Pull filter from tank and remove
it from the fuel line. Install new fuel filter on fuel
line; reinstall parts.
INSPECT MUFFLER AND SPARK
ARRESTING SCREEN
WARNING: The muffler on this product contains chemicals known to the State of
California to cause cancer.
As the unit is used, carbon deposits build up
on the muffler and spark arresting screen,
and must be removed to avoid creating a fire
hazard or affecting engine performance.
VIEW OF MUFFLER
Fuel Line
Spark arresting
screen
Exhaust
Diverter
Fuel Filter
Screws
CHECK
MUFFLER
SCREWS
MOUNTING
Once each year, ensure muffler mounting
screws are secure and tightened properly to
prevent damage.
Muffler Cover
Mounting
Screw
Holes
Screws
1. Loosen and remove the 2 screws from the
muffler cover.
2. Remove the muffler cover.
3. Tighten the 2 muffler mounting screws securely.
4. Reinstall muffler cover and 2 screws.
Tighten securely.
Replace the spark arresting screen every 50
hours of operation or if any damage or breaks
in the screen are noted.
NOTE: Do not attempt to clean the spark arresting screen.
1. Loosen and remove the 2 screws from the
muffler cover. Remove the muffler cover.
2. Loosen and remove both screws from the
exhaust diverter.
3. Remove the exhaust diverter and spark
arresting screen.
4 Install new spark arresting screen.
5. Reinstall exhaust diverter and both
screws. Tighten screws securely.
6. Reinstall muffler cover and 2 screws.
Tighten securely.
NOTE: If any part of the muffler is cracked,
broken or damaged, we recommend that the
muffler be replaced.
CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENTS
Your carburetor is equipped with limiter caps.
Adjusting the carburetor is a complicated
task. We recommend that you take your unit
to an an authorized service dealer. Damage
will occur if you turn the needles beyond the
limiter stops.
STORAGE
WARNING: Perform the following
steps after each use:
S Allow engine to cool, and secure the unit
before storing or transporting.
S Store unit and fuel in a well ventilated area
where fuel vapors cannot reach sparks or
open flames from water heaters, electric
motors or switches, furnaces, etc.
S Store unit with all guards in place. Position
unit so that any sharp object cannot accidentally cause injury.
S Store unit and fuel well out of the reach of
children.
SEASONAL STORAGE
Prepare unit for storage at end of season or if
it will not be used for 30 days or more.
If your unit is to be stored for a period of time:
S Clean the entire unit before lengthy storage.
S Store in a clean dry area.
S Lightly oil external metal surfaces.
FUEL SYSTEM
Under FUELING ENGINE in the OPERATION section of this manual, see message labeled IMPORTANT regarding the use of gasohol in your engine.
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Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable alternative in
minimizing the formation of fuel gum deposits
during storage. Add stabilizer to gasoline in fuel
tank or fuel storage container. Follow the mix
instructions found on stabilizer container. Run
engine at least 5 minutes after adding stabilizer.
ENGINE
S Remove spark plug and pour 1 teaspoon of
40:1, 2-cycle engine oil (air cooled) through
the spark plug opening. Slowly pull the
starter rope 8 to 10 times to distribute oil.
S Replace spark plug with new one of recommended type and heat range.
S Clean air filter.
S Check entire unit for loose screws, nuts,
and bolts. Replace any damaged, broken,
or worn parts.
S At the beginning of the next season, use
only fresh fuel having the proper gasoline to
oil ratio.
OTHER
S Do not store gasoline from one season to
another.
S Replace your gasoline can if it starts to rust.
TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE
WARNING: Always stop unit and disconnect spark plug before performing any of the
recommended remedies below other than remedies that require operation of the unit.
TROUBLE
Engine will not
start.
CAUSE
REMEDY
1. Engine flooded.
2. Fuel tank empty.
3. Spark plug not firing.
4. Fuel not reaching
carburetor.
5. Compression low.
Engine will not
idle properly.
Engine will not
accelerate,
lacks power, or
dies under a
load.
1. Fuel not reaching
carburetor.
2. Carburetor requires
adjustment.
3. Crankshaft seals worn.
4. Compression low.
1. Air filter dirty.
2. Fuel not reaching
carburetor.
3. Spark plug fouled.
4. Spark arresting screen
clogged.
5. Carburetor requires
adjustment.
6. Carbon build up.
7. Compression low.
Engine smokes 1. Choke partially on.
excessively.
2. Fuel mixture incorrect.
3. Air filter dirty.
4. Carburetor requires
adjustment.
Engine runs hot. 1. Fuel mixture incorrect.
2. Spark plug incorrect.
3. Carburetor requires
adjustment.
4. Carbon build up.
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1. See “Starting a Flooded Engine”
in Operation section.
2. Fill tank with correct fuel mixture.
3. Install new spark plug.
4. Check for dirty fuel filter; replace.
Check for kinked or split fuel line;
repair or replace.
5. Contact an authorized service dealer.
1. Check for dirty fuel filter; replace.
Check for kinked or split fuel line;
repair or replace.
2. See “Carburetor Adjustment” in
Service and Adjustments section.
3. Contact an authorized service dealer
4. Contact an authorized service dealer.
1. Clean or replace air filter.
2. Check for dirty fuel filter; replace.
Check for kinked or split fuel line;
repair or replace.
3. Clean or replace spark plug
and re-gap.
4. Replace screen.
5. See “Carburetor Adjustment” in
Service and Adjustments section.
6. Contact an authorized service dealer.
7. Contact an authorized service dealer.
1. Adjust choke.
2. Empty fuel tank and refill with
correct fuel mixture.
3. Clean or replace air filter.
4. See “Carburetor Adjustment” in
Service and Adjustments section.
1. See “Fueling Engine” in Operation
section.
2. Replace with correct spark plug.
3. See “Carburetor Adjustment” in
Service and Adjustments section.
4. Contact an authorized service dealer.
LIMITED WARRANTY
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC.,
warrants to the original purchaser that each new
Snapper t brand gasoline tool or attachment is
free from defects in material and workmanship
and agrees to repair or replace under this warranty any defective gasoline product or attachment as follows from the original date of purchase
2 YEARS-- Parts and Labor, when used for
household purposes.
90 DAYS -- Parts and Labor, when used for
commercial, professional, or income producing
purposes.
30 DAYS -- Parts and Labor, if used for rental
purposes.
This warranty is not transferable and does not
cover damage or liability caused by improper
handling, improper maintenance, or the use of
accessories and/or attachments not specifically
recommended by ELECTROLUX HOME
PRODUCTS, INC., for this tool. Additionally,
this warranty does not cover tune-ups, spark
plugs, filters, starter ropes, starter springs, cutting line, or rotating head parts that will wear and
require replacement with reasonable use during
the warranty period. This warranty does not
cover predelivery setup or normal adjustments
explained in the instruction manual.
THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC
LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY HAVE
OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM
STATE TO STATE.
NO CLAIMS FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR
OTHER DAMAGES WILL BE ALLOWED,
AND THERE ARE NO OTHER EXPRESS
WARRANTIES EXCEPT THOSE EXPRESSLY STIPULATED HEREIN.
SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS OR THE EXCLUSION OR
LIMITATIONS OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE
LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT
APPLY TO YOU.
The policy of ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC., is to continuously improve its
products. Therefore, ELECTROLUX HOME
PRODUCTS, INC., reserves the right to
change, modify, or discontinue models, designs, specifications, and accessories of all
products at any time without notice or obligation to any purchaser.
U.S. EPA/CALIFORNIA
EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY STATEMENT
YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS: The U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency/California Air Resources Board and
POULAN/WEED EATER, DIVISION OF WCI
OUTDOOR PRODUCTS are pleased to explain the emissions control system warranty on
your year 2000--2003 small off--road engine. In
California, all new small off--road engines must
be designed, built, and equipped to meet the
State’s stringent anti--smog standards. POULAN/WEED EATER must warrant the emission
control system on your small off--road engine for
the periods of time listed below provided there
has been no abuse, neglect, or improper maintenance of your small off--road engine engine.
Your emission control system includes parts
such as the carburetor and the ignition system.
Where a warrantable condition exists, POULAN/WEED EATER will repair your small off-road engine engine at no cost to you. Expenses
covered under warranty include diagnosis,
parts and labor. MANUFACTURER’S WARRANTY COVERAGE: If any emissions related
part on your engine (as listed under Emissions
Control Warranty Parts List) is defective or a defect in the materials or workmanship of the engine causes the failure of such an emission related part, the part will be repaired or replaced
OWNER’S
by POULAN/WEED EATER.
WARRANTY RESPONSIBILITIES: As the
small off--road engine engine owner, you are responsible for the performance of the required
maintenance listed in your instruction manual.
POULAN/WEED EATER recommends that
you retain all receipts covering maintenance on
your small off--road engine, but POULAN/
WEED EATER cannot deny warranty solely for
the lack of receipts or for your failure to ensure
the performance of all scheduled maintenance.
As the small off--road engine engine owner, you
should be aware that POULAN/WEED EATER
may deny you warranty coverage if your small
off--road engine engine or a part of it has failed
due to abuse, neglect, improper maintenance,
unapproved modifications, or the use of parts
not made or approved by the original equipment
manufacturer. You are responsible for presenting your small off--road engine to a POULAN/
WEED EATER authorized repair center as
soon as a problem exists. Warranty repairs
should be completed in a reasonable amount of
time, not to exceed 30 days. If you have any
questions regarding your warranty rights and responsibilities, you should contact your nearest
authorized service center or call POULAN/
WEED EATER at 1--800--554--6723. WARRANTY COMMENCEMENT DATE: The warranty period begins on the date the small off-road engine is purchased. LENGTH OF COVERAGE: This warranty shall be for a period of
two years from the initial date of purchase.
WHAT IS COVERED: REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF PARTS. Repair or replacement of any warranted part will be performed at
no charge to the owner at an approved POULAN/WEED EATER servicing center. If you
have any questions regarding your warranty
rights and responsibilities, you should contact
your nearest authorized service center or call
POULAN/WEED EATER at 1--800--554--6723
WARRANTY PERIOD: Any warranted part
which is not scheduled for replacement as re-
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quired maintenance, or which is scheduled only
for regular inspection to the effect of “repair or
replace as necessary” shall be warranted for 2
years. Any warranted part which is scheduled
for replacement as required maintenance shall
be warranted for the period of time up to the first
scheduled replacement point for that part.
DIAGNOSIS: The owner shall not be charged
for diagnostic labor which leads to the determination that a warranted part is defective if the
diagnostic work is performed at an approved
POULAN/WEED EATER servicing center.
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES: POULAN/
WEED EATER may be liable for damages to
other engine components caused by the failure
of a warranted part still under warranty. WHAT
IS NOT COVERED: All failures caused by
abuse, neglect, or improper maintenance are
not covered. ADD--ON OR MODIFIED
PARTS: The use of add--on or modified parts
can be grounds for disallowing a warranty claim.
POULAN/WEED EATER is not liable to cover
failures of warranted parts caused by the use of
add--on or modified parts. HOW TO FILE A
CLAIM: If you have any questions regarding
your warranty rights and responsibilities, you
should contact your nearest authorized service
center or call POULAN/WEED EATER at
1--800--554--6723. WHERE TO GET WARRANTY SERVICE: Warranty services or repairs shall be provided at all POULAN/WEED
EATER service centers. call: 1--800--554--6723
MAINTENANCE, REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR OF EMISSION RELATED PARTS: Any
POULAN/WEED EATER approved replacement part used in the performance of any warranty maintenance or repair on emission related
parts will be provided without charge to the owner if the part is under warranty. EMISSION
CONTROL WARRANTY PARTS LIST: Carburetor, Ignition System: Spark Plug (covered
up to maintenance schedule), Ignition Module,
Muffler including catalyst. MAINTENANCE
STATEMENT: The owner is responsible for the
performance of all required maintenance as defined in the instruction manual.
This engine is certified to be emissions compliant for the following use:
Moderate (50 hours)
Intermediate (125 hours)
Extended (300 hours)
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