Ryobi Outdoor 410R Cultivator user manual

2-Cycle Garden Cultivator

OPERATORS MANUAL

1-800-668-1238 in CANADA

IMPORTANT MANUAL

DO NOT THROW AWAY

INTRODUCTION

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Thank you for buying this quality product. This modern outdoor power tool will provide many hours of useful service. You will find it to be a great labor-saving device.

This operators manual provides you with easy-tounderstand operating instructions. Read the whole manual and follow all the instructions to keep your new outdoor power tool in top operating condition.

II. Rules for Safe Operation ... ... ... ... . . .

A. Important Safety Information ... ... ... . . .

B. Safety and International Symbols ... ... ...

C. Know Your Unit ... ... ... ... ... ... .

PRODUCT REFERENCES, ILLUSTRATIONS

AND SPECIFICATIONS

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.

Copyright 2003 MTD SOUTHWEST INC

All Rights Reserved.

SERVICE INFORMATION

Service on this unit both within and after the warranty period should be performed only by an authorized and approved service dealer.

Call 1-800-345-8746 in the United States, or

1-800-668-1238 in Canada, to obtain a list of authorized service dealers near you

California PropositionWarning ... ... ... .

III. Assembly Instructions ... ... ... ... ... . . .

A. Assembling the Unit ... ... ... ... ... . .

B. Positioning the Handlebars ... ... ... ...

C. Installing the Wheel Bracket Assembly ... ...

IV. Oil and Fuel Information ... ... ... ... ... .

V. Starting/Stopping Instructions ... ... ... . . .

VI. Operating Instructions ... ... ... ... ... .

A. Operating Tips ... ... ... ... ... ... .

B. Adjusting Tine Depth ... ... ... ... ...

VII. Maintenance and Repair Instructions ... . . .

A. Maintenance Schedule ... ... ... ... . .

B. Tine Removal and Replacement ... ... . . .

C. Air Filter Maintenance ... ... ... ... . . .

D. Spark Arrestor Maintenance ... ... ... . . .

E. Carburetor Adjustments ... ... ... ... .

F. Replacing the Spark Plug ... ... ... ...

G. Cleaning the Unit ... ... ... ... ... ...

H. Storage ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . . .

I. Long Term Storage ... ... ... ... ... . .

J. Transporting ... ... ... ... ... ... . . .

K. Moving the Unit ... ... ... ... ... ... .

L. Accessories/Replacement parts ... ... . . .

IX. Specifications ... ... ... ... ... ... ...

Web for a list of authorized service dealers

X. Warranty ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...

DO NOT RETURN THE UNIT TO THE RETAILER.

NOTE: PROOF OF PURCHASE WILL BE REQUIRED

FOR WARRANTY SERVICE.

Make sure you carefully read and understand this manual before starting or operating this equipment.

THIS PRODUCT IS COVERED BY ONE OR MORE

US PATENTS, OTHER PATENTS PENDING.

CONTENTS OF CARTON

Model 410r Garden Cultivator with Handlebars and

Wheel Bracket Assembly

Bottle of 2-Cycle Oil

Operator's Manual

Product Registration Card

CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65 WARNING

THE ENGINE EXHAUST FROM THIS

PRODUCT CONTAINS CHEMICALS

KNOWN TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA

TO CAUSE CANCER, BIRTH DEFECTS

OR OTHER REPRODUCTIVE HARM.

SPARK ARRESTOR

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 #182747 Spark Arrestor Kit.

Read the Operators Manual(s) and follow all warnings and safety instructions. Failure to do so