2001—The Toro Company
All Rights Reserved.
Printed in USA
When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions
should always be followed, including the following:
—To reduce the risk of fire,
electric shock, or injury, follow these safety
To ensure maximum safety, best performance, and to
gain knowledge of the appliance
it is essential that
you or any other operator of the appliance
and understand the contents of this manual before
operating the appliance. Pay particular attention to
the safety alert symbol
which means CAUTION,
WARNING or DANGER—personal safety instruction.
Read and understand the instruction because it has
to do with safety.
Failure to comply with these
instructions may result in personal injury, risk or
fire, or electrical shock.
Do not leave the appliance when plugged in. Unplug
from outlet when not in use and before servicing.
—To reduce the risk of electric shock,
use the appliance on wet surfaces.
expose it to rain.
Store it indoors.
Do not allow appliance to be used as a toy. Do not
use near children. Do not let children use the
Use only as described in this manual. Use only
manufacturer’s recommended attachments.
Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers,
and all parts of the body away from openings and
moving parts. Be aware of the position of the blower
and the air inlets during operation. Loose clothing,
jewelry and hair can be drawn into the inlets (refer to
the following figure) and may result in personal injury.
Always wear substantial footwear, long pants, and
Do not use with damaged cord or plug. If appliance is
not working as it should, has been dropped,
damaged, left outdoors, or dropped into water, return
it to a service dealer.
Do not pull or carry by cord, use cord as a handle,
close a door on cord, or pull cord around sharp edges
Keep cord away from heated surfaces.
Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp
the plug, not the cord.
Do not handle plug or appliance with wet hands.
Do not put any object into openings. Do not use with
any opening blocked; keep free of dust, lint, hair, and
anything that may reduce air flow.
Turn off all controls before unplugging.