Craftsman 944.511590 manual Haveallmaintenanceandservice, Besurebladestopsturningwhen engineidles

Models: 0944.511590 944.511590 C944.511590

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•Besurebladestopsturningwhen engineidles.

Besurebladestopsturningwhen engineidles.

Makecarburetoradjustmentswith thelowerendsupportedtoprevent thebladefromcontactinganyobject. Holdtheunitbyhand;donotusethe shoulderstrapforsupport.

Keepothersawaywhenmakingcar- buretoradjustments.

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Mix and pour fuel outdoors.

Keep away from sparks or flames.

Use a container approved for fuel.

Do not smoke or allow smoking near fuel or the unit or while using the unit.

Avoid spilling fuel or oil. Wipe up all fuel spills before starting engine.

Move at least 10 feet (3 meters) away from fueling site before starting engine.

Stop engine and allow it to cool be- fore removing fuel cap.

Remove fuel cap slowly.


411.WARNING: Inspect the area to be cut before each use. Remove ob-

ects (rocks, broken glass, nails, wire. str ng, etc.) wh ch can be thrown or be- come entangled in the blade.

Keep others including children, ani- mals, bystanders, and helpers at least 50 feet (15 meters) away. Stop the engine immediately if you are ap- proached.

Always keep engine on the right- hand side of your body.

Hold the unit firmly with both hands.

Keep firm footing and balance. Do not overreach.

Keep blade below waist level.

Do not raise powerhead engine above your waist.

Keep all parts of your body away from blade and muffler.

Cut from your right to your left.

Use only in daylight or good artificial light.

Use only for jobs explained in this manual.


Stop the powerhead engine before carrying unit.

Keep muffler away from your body.

Allow engine to cool and secure unit before storing or transporting it in a vehicle.

Empty the fuel tank before storing or transporting the unit. Use up fuel left in the carburetor by starting the en- gine and letting it run until it stops.

Store unit and fuel in an area where

fuel vapors cannot reach sparks or open flames from water heaters, electric motors or switches, furnaces. etc.

Store unit so the blade cannot acci- dentally cause injury.

Store unit indoors, out of reach of children.

If situations occur which are not cov- ered in this manual, use care and good judgment. If you need assis- tance, call 1-800-235-5878.

SPECIAL NOTICE: Exposure to vibra- tions through prolonged use of gaso- line powered hand tools could cause blood vessel or nerve damage in the fingers, hands, and joints of people prone to circulation disorders or abnor- mal swellings. Prolonged use in cold weather has been linked to blood ves- sel 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 anti-

vibration system does not guarantee the avoidance of these problems. Us- ers who operate power tools on a con- tinual and regular basis must monitor closely their physical condition and the condition of this tool.


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Craftsman C944.511590, 0944.511590 manual Haveallmaintenanceandservice, Besurebladestopsturningwhen engineidles