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Lawn Mower 22, Recycler) Form No. 3352-565 Rev A Model No. 20017–Serial No. 250000001 and Up Operator’s Manual Introduction Read this manual carefully to learn how to operate and maintain your product properly and to avoid injury and product damage. You are responsible for operating the product properly and safely. You may contact Toro directly at www.Toro.com for product and accessory information, help finding a dealer, or to register your product. Whenever you need service, genuine Toro parts, or additional information, contact an Authorized Service Dealer or Toro Customer Service and have the model and serial numbers of your product ready.
The illustration below identifies the location of the model and serial numbers on the product. Write the numbers in the space provided below: Model #: Serial #: m-5607 Important: This engine is not equipped with a spark arrester muffler. It is a violation of California Public Resource Code Section 4442 to use or operate this engine on any forest-covered, brush-covered or grass-covered land. Other states or federal areas may have similar laws. This spark ignition system complies with Canadian ICES-002. The enclosed Engine Owner’s Manual is supplied for information regarding The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Emission Control Regulation of emission systems, maintenance and warranty. Replacements may be ordered through the engine manufacturer. The engine manufacturer has specified the rated engine gross horsepower based on SAE standards/procedures (J1940 and J1995). As configured to meet safety, emission, and operating requirements, the actual engine horsepower on this class of lawn mower will be significantly lower. Do not tamper with the engine controls or alter the governor speed; doing so may create an unsafe condition resulting in personal injury. This manual identifies potential hazards and has safety messages identified by the following words: · Danger signals an extreme hazard that will cause serious injury or death if you do not follow the recommended precautions. Warning signals a hazard that may cause serious injury or death if you do not follow the recommended precautions. Caution signals a hazard that may cause minor or moderate injury if you do not follow the recommended precautions. Safety This lawn mower meets or exceeds the CPSC blade safety requirements for walk-behind rotary lawn mowers and the B71.1 specifications of the American National Standards Institute in effect at the time of production. Read and understand the contents of this manual before the engine is ever started. This is the safety alert symbol. It is used to alert you to potential personal injury hazards. Obey all safety messages that follow this symbol to avoid possible injury or death. Improperly using or maintaining this mower could result in injury or death. To reduce this potential, comply with the following safety instructions. The following instructions have been adapted from the ANSI/OPEI standard B71.1–2003. This cutting machine is capable of amputating hands and feet and throwing objects. Failure to observe the following safety instructions could result in serious injury or death. Original Instructions (EN) Register your product at www.Toro.com · · This manual uses two other words to highlight information. Important: calls attention to special mechanical information and Note: emphasizes general information worthy of special attention. Warning The engine exhaust from this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. E 2005–The Toro Company 8111 Lyndale Ave., Bloomington, MN 55420, USA Printed in the USA 2 General Operation · · Read, understand, and follow all instructions on the machine and in the manual(s) before starting. Do not put hands or feet near or under the machine. Keep clear of the discharge opening at all times. Only allow responsible adults, who are familiar with the instructions, to operate this machine. Clear the area of objects such as rocks, wire, toys, etc., which could be thrown by the blade. Stay behind the handle when the engine is running. Be sure the area is clear of bystanders before operating. Stop machine if anyone enters the area. Do not operate machine barefooted or while wearing sandals. Always wear substantial footwear. Do not pull machine backward unless absolutely necessary. Always look down and behind before and while moving backward. Never direct discharged material toward anyone. Avoid discharging material against a wall or obstruction. Material may ricochet back toward the operator. Stop the blade when crossing gravel surfaces. Do not operate machine without the entire grass catcher, discharge guard, rear guard, or other safety protective devices in place and working.
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