Whenever you need service, genuine Toro parts, or additional information, contact an Authorized Service Dealer or Toro Customer Service and have the model and serial numbers of your product ready. Check their proper operation regularly. Note: Tighten the knob firmly by hand. Do not operate the machine when there is the risk of lighting. Please contact your if you have any questions. Do not use the numbers off the engine or the name appearing on the product's decal.
This bolt is very difficult to overtighten. You may need to make more than a single pass over the leaves. If you do not have a torque wrench or are uncomfortable performing this procedure, contact an Authorized Service Dealer. Do not store fuel without fuel stabilizer more than 30 days, and do not store stabilized fuel more than 90 days. Note: Old fuel in the fuel tank is the leading cause of hard starting. Engine Oil Specifications Engine oil capacity 0.
This helps disperse the clippings over the lawn for even fertilization. Note: Run the engine a few minutes before changing the oil to warm it. To reduce the potential for injury, comply with these safety instructions and always pay attention to the safety-alert symbol, which means Caution, Warning, or Danger—personal safety instruction. It is a violation of California Public Resource Code Section 4442 or 4443 to use or operate the engine on any forest-covered, brush-covered, or grass-covered land unless the engine is equipped with a spark arrester, as defined in Section 4442, maintained in effective working order or the engine is constructed, equipped, and maintained for the prevention of fire. You are responsible for operating the product properly and safely. Wipe up any fuel that spills.
Important: If the oil level in the engine is too low or too high and you run the engine, you may damage the engine. Keep away from the hot muffler. Run the engine dry or remove the fuel with a hand pump; never siphon the fuel. If they do not stop properly, stop using your machine immediately and contact an Authorized Service Dealer. . You will never be dissapointed with the quality and content of this workshop manual this is not a scanned copy. Figure 26 Important: Position the curved ends of the blade to point toward the machine housing.
As configured to meet safety, emission, and operating requirements, the actual engine torque on this class of mower will be significantly lower. Uneven terrain could cause the machine to overturn or cause you to lose your balance or footing. This manual has been written in a format that is designed to meet the needs of Kohler technicians worldwide. This rotary-blade, walk-behind lawn mower is intended to be used by residential homeowners. For best results, clean the machine soon after you have completed mowing. Cutting Scrub Oak, Cedar, Mesquite, etc The problem is what to do with the cut-scrub.
This is a engine workshop service manual for Kohler 20hp Single Cylinder. Differences from one machine to the next may not be apparent and using an incorrect manual may be confusing. Allow only people who are responsible, trained, familiar with the instructions, and physically capable to operate the machine. Note: The machine comes with freewheeling clutches that make it easier to pull the machine rearward. When you can no longer start the engine, it is sufficiently dry. Wear gloves when servicing the blade. These manuals are guaranteed excellent quality, followed with great customer service! This manual has been written in a format that is designed to meet the needs of Kohler technicians worldwide.
It is designed primarily for cutting grass on well-maintained lawns on residential properties. Important: When you release the blade-control bar, both the engine and blade should stop within 3 seconds. Recycle it according to local codes or use it in your automobile. You may contact Toro directly at www. If the grass is too long, the machine may plug and cause the engine to stall. This product is capable of amputating hands and feet and of throwing objects. Never deliberately mow over any object.
Avoid the possibility of ordering the wrong parts by assuring that you have the correct model and serial number for your product. Always tip the machine onto its side, with the dipstick down. You can find additional safety information where needed throughout this manual. To shut off the engine, release the blade-control bar. You will be able to use the search function to browse the manual and print out your needed pages.
Warm oil flows better and carries more contaminants. It is not designed for cutting brush or for agricultural uses. Replacement parts and accessories made by other manufacturers could be dangerous, and such use could void the product warranty. Shut off the engine, remove the ignition key electric-start model only , and wait for all moving parts to stop before leaving the operating position. Burning is an option in some areas, or hauling the brush to a dump, but can be expensive and time consuming. A serial number is required to access most manuals.
Stop the machine if anyone enters the area. Folding or unfolding the handle improperly can damage the cables, causing an unsafe operating condition. If not, stop using your machine immediately and contact an Authorized Service Dealer. Do not cut below 51 mm 2 inches unless the grass is sparse or it is late fall when grass growth begins to slow down. Note: Wash out the area with the bag-on-demand if equipped in both the fully forward and fully rearward positions. Important: Route the cables to the outside of the handle knobs as you fold the handle.