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QT-16 Safety and Operation Instruction

Page 11

OPERATION (continued)

NORMAL STARTING

1. THE STARTER WILL ONLY OPERATE WHEN ATTACHMENT DRIVE CONTROL SWITCH IF) IS IN "OFF" POSITION AND FOOT BRAKE DEPRESSED OR LOCKED IN PARK. See Figure 10.

2. Move choke lever (G) all the way up (choke on). Experience will indicate need for more or less choking due to variations in temperature, grade of fuel, etc.

3. Move throttle lever (H) up half-way.

4. Insert ignition key (I) and turn to the right to start engine. Release when engine starts.







WARNING

In the event of a "false start'' (engine gets up sufficient speed or disengage starter but falls to continue running), the engine must be completely stopped before another starting attempt is made. Failure to allow engine to come to a complete stop can cause damage to the starting mechanism and engine. Limit cranking (continuous) to a period of 30 seconds to prevent overheating of the starter. If cranked up to 30 seconds starter should not be operated again for 60 seconds to allow time for cooling.

5. Move choke lever (G) down about half way as soon as engine starts. .

 

Gradually push all the way down as the engine warms up. In normal operation, choke lever must be in off (down) position for best engine efficiency and fuel economy

6. MOVE THROTTLE LEVER (H) UP TO FULL SPEED WHEN OPERATING TRACTOR.

7. To stop the engine, bring engine back to idle, lock the brakes, place Attachment Drive switch in "OFF" position and turn ignition switch off. REMOVE THE IGNITION KEY WHEN THE TRACTOR IS NOT IN USE, OR LEFT UNATTENDED. Let engine idle 30 seconds before turning ignition switch off and removing the ignition key.

 

EMERGENCY STARTING

In the event of electrical failure, get in touch with your DEALER for assistance in locating this trouble.

Should the battery be too low on power to start the unit, it is always best to remove it and have it recharged.

However, should jumper cables be used the following must be observed:

 

 

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