fuel cock ON (turn to vertical position).
Do not open fuel tank vent more than two turns to avoid
e. Open fuel tank vent in fuel tank cap (rotate two turns counterclockwise).
f. Prime fuel system if engine is new or seldom used.
(1) Push ignition switch (1) IN.
(2) Close choke.
belt tension idler.
(4) Pull starting rope (2).
Allow starting rope to retract.
(6) Pull starting rope again.
(7) Allow to retract.
g. Pull ignition switch out. Set speed control at mid position.
h. Pull starting rope sharply.
Allow to retract.
When engine starts, gradually open choke and move speed control to m ax position.
k. Repeat steps e. and f., if necessary, until engine starts. (Cold engines are harder to start.)
Slowly engage belt tension idler.
m. If engine does not start after several attempts, see TROUBLESHOOTING procedures in