OR OTHER PARTS OF THE BLADE
SYSTEM MAY CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY.
HANDLE TO TURN MOWER OFF,
WAIT FOR THE BLADE TO STOP,
AND UNPLUG MOWER.
2. Cut a piece of 2x4 wood (27) (about
2 feet long) (610 mm) to keep blade
from turning while removing nut (28).
3. Wear gloves and proper eye protection.
Turn the mower on its side. Be careful
of sharp edges of blade. Position wood
and unscrew bolt with 9/16” wrench
(29) as shown in Figure S.
4. Note the orientation of each part as
you remove it. Remove nut (30). Pull
off washer (31), the blade insulator
(32), and the blade (33) as shown
in Figure T. Examine all pieces for
damage and replace if necessary.
NOTE: The fan should not be able to be
5. To reassemble, slide the blade (33)
on. It can only be attached to the fan
in one direction and location. Line up
the D-shaped hole of the blade with
the D-shaped post of the fan, ensuring
the writing on the blade faces out away
from the mower. Place the insulator (32)
on the blade so that the two outer ribs
extend past the blade. Place the square
washer (31) on top of the insulator so
that it sits inside of the two outer ribs on
the insulator. Replace the nut (30) with
the wide side against the washer.
STICKS, WIRE, BONES, AND OTHER
DEBRIS WHICH MIGHT BE THROWN
BY THE ROTATING BLADE.
1. WARNING: Mow across the face
of slopes, never up-and-down.
Exercise extreme caution when
changing direction on slopes. Do not
mow excessively steep slopes. Always
maintain good footing.
2. Release bail handle to turn mower
“OFF” when crossing any gravel area
(stones can be thrown by the blade).
3. Set mower at highest cutting height
when mowing in rough ground or in
tall weeds. Removing too much grass
at one time can cause the motor to
be overloaded and to stop. Refer to
4. If the grass collection bag (8) is used
during the fast growing season, the
grass may tend to clog up at the
discharge opening. Release bail handle
to turn mower off and unplug mower.
Remove the catcher and shake the
grass down to the back end of the bag.
Also clean out any grass or debris which
may be packed around the discharge
opening. Replace the grass catcher.
5. If mower should start to vibrate
abnormally, release bail handle to turn
mower off and unplug mower. Check
immediately for cause. Vibration is a
warning of trouble. Do not operate mower
until a service check has been made.
Refer to troubleshooting guide in manual.
6. ALWAYS RELEASE BAIL HANDLE
TO TURN MOWER OFF AND
UNPLUG MOWER WHEN LEAVING
IT UNATTENDED, EVEN FOR A
SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.
REMOVING AND INSTALLING
DANGER: RISK OF INJURY. WHEN
REASSEMBLING THE BLADE SYSTEM,
ENSURE EACH PART IS REINSTALLED
CORRECTLY, AS DESCRIBED BELOW.
IMPROPER ASSEMBLY OF THE BLADE