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Operator’s Manual 4-Cycle Gasoline Trimmer-Blower TB26TB SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS For service call 1-800-828-5500 in the United States, or 1-800-668-1238 in Canada to obtain a list of authorized service dealers near you. For more details about your unit, visit our website at www.troybilt.com. DO NOT RETURN THE UNIT TO THE RETAILER. PROOF OF PURCHASE WILL BE REQUIRED FOR WARRANTY SERVICE. THIS PRODUCT IS COVERED BY ONE OR MORE U.S. PATENTS. OTHER PATENTS PENDING. Service on this unit both within and after the warranty period should be performed only by an authorized and approved service dealer.
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SPARK ARRESTOR NOTE NOTE: For users on U.S. Forest Land and in the states of California, Maine, Oregon and Washington. All U.S. Forest Land and the state of California (Public Resources Codes 4442 and 4443), Oregon and Washington require, by law that certain internal combustion engines operated on forest brush and/or grass-covered areas be equipped with a spark arrestor, maintained in effective working order, or the engine be constructed, equipped and maintained for the prevention of fire. Check with your state or local authorities for regulations pertaining to these requirements. Failure to follow these requirements could subject you to liability or a fine. This unit is factory equipped with a spark arrestor. If it requires replacement, ask your LOCAL SERVICE DEALER to install the Accessory Part #791-180890 Spark Arrestor Kit. CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65 WARNING TABLE OF CONTENTS Service Information . .1 Rules for Safe Operation . .2 Assembly Instructions . .4 Know Your Unit .4 Oil and Fuel Information .5 Starting/Stopping Instructions . .6 Operating Instructions . .7 Maintenance and Repair Instructions . .9 Cleaning and Storage .12 Troubleshooting Chart .13 Specifications .14 Warranty Information . .16 Parts List . .E17 WARNING THE ENGINE EXHAUST FROM THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS CHEMICALS KNOWN TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO CAUSE CANCER, BIRTH DEFECTS OR OTHER REPRODUCTIVE HARM. WARNING: When using the unit, you must follow the safety rules. Please read these instructions before operating the unit in order to ensure the safety of the operator and any bystanders. Please keep these instructions for later use. P/N 769-02995 All information, illustrations, and specifications in this manual are based on the latest product information available at the time of printing. We reserve the right to make changes at any time without notice. 2007 MTD SOUTHWEST INC, (01/07) RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION · IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS · READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE OPERATING · Read the instructions carefully. Be familiar with the controls and proper use of the unit. · Do not operate this unit when tired, ill, or under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or medication. · Children and teens under the age of 15 must not use the unit, except for teens guided by an adult. · All guards and safety attachments must be installed properly before operating the unit. · Inspect the unit before use. Replace damaged parts. Check for fuel leaks. Make sure all fasteners are in place and secure. Replace parts that are cracked, chipped, or damaged in any way. Do not operate the unit with loose or damaged parts. · Carefully inspect the area before starting the unit. Remove all debris and hard or sharp objects such as glass, wire, etc. · Be aware of the risk of injury to the head, hands and feet. · Clear the area of children, bystanders, and pets. At a minimum, keep all children, bystanders, and pets outside a 50 feet (15 m.) radius; there still may be a risk to bystanders from thrown objects. Bystanders should be encouraged to wear eye protection. If you are approached, stop the unit immediately. · Use only 0.105 inch, 2.67 mm diameter original equipment manufacturer replace-ment line. Never use metal-reinforced line, wire or rope. These can break off and become dangerous projectiles. · Squeeze the throttle control and check that it returns automatically to the idle position. Make all adjustments or repairs before using unit.
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