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STIHL FSE 60 Instruction Manual Manual de instrucciones Warning! For safe operation follow all safety precautions in Instruction Manual – improper use can cause serious injury. Advertencia! Para su seguridad durante el manejo de este producto, siga siempre las precauciones de seguridad dadas en el manual de instrucciones – el uso indebido puede causar lesiones graves. English / USA Contents Allow only persons who understand this manual to operate your trimmer. To receive maximum performance and satisfaction from your STIHL trimmer, it is important that you read and understand the maintenance and safety precautions, starting on page 3, before using your trimmer.
Contact your STIHL dealer or the STIHL distributor for your area if you do not understand any of the instructions in this manual. Printed on chlorine-free paper. Printing inks contain vegetable oils; paper can be recycled. Guide to Using this Manual 2 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS . 3 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS . 6 Mounting the Drive Tube 15 Mounting the Loop Handle . 16 Mounting the Deflector . 16 Mounting Cutting Tools . 17 Fitting the Harness . 19 Starting . 19 Storing the Machine 20 Main Parts and Control . 21 Specifications . 23 Maintenance and Repairs . 23 Addresses 24 BA_SE_038_001_01_10.fm !Warning! Because a trimmer is a high-speed cutting tool some special safety precautions must be observed to reduce the risk of personal injury. Careless or improper use may cause serious or even fatal injury. Make sure your unit is equipped with the proper deflector, handle and harness for the type of cutting attachment being used. Always wear proper eye protection. STIHL’s philosophy is to continually improve all of its products. As a result, engineering changes and improvements are made from time to time. If the operating characteristics or the appearance of your trimmer differs from those described in this manual, please contact your STIHL dealer for information and assistance. ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG, 2007 0458 238 8621. M0.16. K7. PM. Printed in USA STIHl FSE 60 1 English / USA Guide to Using this Manual Pictograms All the pictograms attached to the machine are shown and explained in this manual. The operating and handling instructions are supported by illustrations. In addition to the operating instructions, this manual may contain paragraphs that require your special attention. Such paragraphs are marked with the symbols described below: Warning where there is a risk of an accident or personal injury or serious damage to property. Caution where there is a risk of damaging the machine or its individual components. Note or hint which is not essential for using the machine, but may improve the operator’s understanding of the situation and result in better use of the machine. Note or hint on correct procedure in order to avoid damage to the environment. Equipment and features This instruction manual may refer to several models with different features. Components that are not installed on all models and related applications are marked with an asterisk (*). Such components may be available as special accessories from your STIHL dealer. Symbols in text The individual steps or procedures described in the manual may be marked in different ways: : A bullet marks a step or procedure without direct reference to an illustration. Engineering improvements STIHL’s philosophy is to continually improve all of its products. As a result, engineering changes and improvements are made from time to time. If the operating characteristics or the appearance of your machine differ from those described in this manual, please contact your STIHL dealer for assistance. Therefore some changes, modifications and improvements may not be covered in this manual. A description of a step or procedure that refers directly to an illustration may contain item numbers that appear in the illustration. Example: Loosen the screw (1) Lever (2). 2 FSE 60 English / USA IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS !Warning! To reduce the risk of serious or fatal injury from electrocution, follow basic precautions, including the following: 1 = Avoid Dangerous Environment Don’t use appliance in damp or wet locations. 2 = Don’t Use In Rain. 3 = Keep Children Away -All visitors should be kept at a distance from work area. 4 = Dress Properly – Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. They can be caught in moving parts. Use of rubber gloves and substantial footwear is recommended when working outdoors. 5 = Use Safety Glasses – Always use face or dust mask if operation is dusty. 6 = Use Right Appliance – Do not use appliance for any job except that for which it is intended. 7 = Ground Fault Circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection should be provided on the circuit(s) or outlet(s) to be used for the gardening appliance. Receptacles are available having built-in GFCI protection and may be used for this measure of safety. 8 = Warning: To reduce the risk of electric shock, use only with an extension cord intended for outdoor use, such as an extension cord of cord type SW-A, SOW-A, STW-A, STOW-A, SJW-A, SJOW-A, SJTW-A, or SJTOW-A. 9 = Cord Sets