2-14. OPERATION OF THE INVERTER (Continued).
The vehicle is equipped with an automatic throttle control which provides automatic in-
crease in engine speed to 1,500 rpm when the inverter is energized. Do not energize the
inverter while the vehicle is moving or damage to the engine or inverter could occur.
To activate the inverter, depress the inverter START switch (2, figure 2-6) or remote START switch (20, fig-
To cease inverter operation, depress the inverter STOP switch (13, figure 2-6) or remote STOP switch (20,
2-15. OPERATION OF RESCUE SAW.
Improper use of any power tool may cause serious
or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow care-
fully the operating and safety instructions.
Operator safety precautions.
Never operate the machine when you
Use safety footwear, snug-fitting cloth-
ing, safety goggles, and hearing and
head protection devices and gloves.
Always use caution when handling fuel.
Move the cutting machine at least 10
feet (3.05 m) from the fueling point be-
fore staring engine.
Do not allow other persons to be near the
machine when starting or cutting. Keep
by-standers and animals out of the work
Never start cutting until you have a clear
work area and secure footing.
Always hold the unit firmly with both
hands when the engine is running. Use a
firm grip with thumbs and fingers encir-
cling the handles.
Keep all parts of your body away from
the cutter disc when the engine is run-
Never operate without the disc guard.
Do not cock, wedge or jam the disc in the
Before starting the engine, make sure
that the disc is not contacting anything.
(11) Always carry the machine with the en-
gine stopped and the muffler away from
(12) Never operate a cutting machine that is
damaged, improperly adjusted, or not
completely and securely assembled. Be
sure that the disc stops moving when the
throttle-control trigger is released.
(13) Always shut off the engine before setting
the machine down.