Assembly. Troy-Bilt 41AD254X966

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ASSEMBLY

INSTALLING THE CUTTING HEAD SHIELD

WARNING: To prevent serious personal injury, never operate the unit without the cutting head shield in place.

1. Remove the wing nut and washer from the cutting head shield.

2. Insert the short tab (the one without a hole) on the mount bracket into the slot on the cutting head shield (Fig. 1).

3. Rotate the cutting head shield until the bolt on the cutting head shield protrudes through the hole on the mount bracket (Fig. 1).

4. Place the washer onto the bolt (Fig. 2).

5. Screw the wing nut onto the bolt until the cutting head shield is firmly in place (Fig. 2).

Bolt

Cutting Head

Shield

Hole

Fig. 1

Mount Bracket

Tab

Slot

Bolt

Wing Nut

Washer

Fig. 2

INSTALLING AND REMOVING THE ATTACHMENT

The coupler enables the use of various optional attachments.

WARNING: Before using any attachment, read and understand the manual that came with the attachment.

Follow all safety information contained within.

WARNING:

To avoid serious personal injury and damage to the unit, shut the unit off before removing or installing an attachment.

Installing the Attachment

1. Remove the hanger cap from the attachment. Keep the hanger cap for use when storing the attachment. If present, remove the gray spacer from the coupler.

2. Set the unit on a flat, level surface.

3. Turn the knob counterclockwise to loosen the coupler (Fig. 3).

4. Align the release button with the guide recess (Fig. 5).

5. Push the attachment straight into the coupler (Fig. 4) until the release button snaps firmly into the primary hole (Fig. 5).

6. Turn the knob clockwise to tighten the coupler (Fig. 3).

WARNING:

Before operating the unit, make sure the release button is fully snapped into the primary hole and the knob is securely tightened.

Tighten

Fig. 3

Loosen

Knob

Coupler

Fig. 4

Attachment

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WARNING:

Unless specified otherwise, the release button should be snapped into the primary hole only. Using the wrong hole could lead to personal injury or damage to the unit.

Removing the Attachment

1. Set the unit on a flat, level surface.

2. Turn the knob counterclockwise to loosen the coupler (Fig. 3).

3. Press and hold the release button (Fig. 5).

4. Pull the attachment straight out of the coupler (Fig. 4).

Primary Hole Release Button

Fig. 5

Guide Recess

INSTALLING AND ADJUSTING THE HANDLE

Installing the Barrier Bar

1. Align the two pegs on the barrier bar with the two holes in the handle (Fig. 6).

2. Press the barrier bar into the handle until the barrier bar snaps into place.

3. Insert the barrier bar screw into the handle (Fig. 6).

4. Use a medium flat-head screwdriver or a T-20 Torx® screwdriver to tighten the barrier bar screw until the barrier bar is secure.

Installing the Handle

1. Use a large flat-head screwdriver or a T-25 Torx screwdriver to remove the four (4) screws and bottom clamp from the handle

(Fig. 8).

2. Place the handle onto the top of the upper shaft housing (Fig. 8).

Make sure the barrier bar is on the left (Fig. 8) when holding the unit in the operating position (Fig. 17).

3. Align the bottom clamp below the upper shaft housing and handle. Hold the handle and bottom clamp together.

4. Insert the four (4) screws through the handle and into the bottom clamp.

5. Use a large flat-head screwdriver or a T-25 Torx screwdriver to tighten the screws until the handle and bottom clamp are held together. Do not tighten the screws completely.

6. Hold the unit in the operating position (Fig. 17). Move the handle up or down the upper shaft housing to a comfortable location. Make sure the handle is positioned between the two arrows (Fig. 7).

7. Tighten the screws until the handle is secure.

Adjusting the Handle

If the handle requires adjustment:

1. Use a large flat-head screwdriver or a T-25 Torx screwdriver to loosen the 4 screws in the handle (Fig. 8).

2. Hold the unit in the operating position (Fig. 17). Move the handle up or down the upper shaft housing to a comfortable location. Make sure the handle is positioned between the two arrows (Fig. 7).

3. Tighten the screws until the handle is secure.

Barrier Bar

Screw

Barrier Bar

Arrows

Handle

Shaft Grip

Fig. 6

Fig. 7

Handle

Screws

Barrier Bar

Upper Shaft

Housing

Fig. 8

Bottom Clamp

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ASSEMBLING AND USING THE SHOULDER STRAP

WARNING: To avoid serious personal injury, always use the shoulder strap when operating the unit as a brushcutter.

Assembling the Shoulder Strap

1. Push the strap up through the center slot in the buckle (Fig. 9).

2. Bend the strap over and push it down through the lower slot in the buckle (Fig. 9).

Using the Shoulder Strap

1. Put the shoulder strap over the operator’s head and onto the left shoulder.

2. Start the unit. Refer to Starting and Stopping.

3. Snap the clip onto the shoulder strap loop (Fig. 10).

4. Adjust the shoulder strap to fit the operator (Fig. 12). Pull the buckle up to loosen the shoulder strap. Pull the strap down to tighten the shoulder strap.

Buckle

Strap

Lower Slot

Fig. 9

Center

Slot

Clip

Clip

Shoulder Strap Loop

Fig. 10

Fig. 11

Buckle

Strap

Fig. 12

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