Use and Care Manual

© 2014 by Snow Joe
All rights reserved. Original instructions.
A Division of Snow Joe
Model iON16LM-CT
Form No. SJ-iON16LM-CT-880E-M
Safety Instructions
All Operators Must Read These
Instructions Before Use
Read all the instructions contained in this manual. Keep this
manual in a safe place, so that the information is available at
all times. If you give the equipment to another person, make
sure to provide these operating instructions. Basic safety
precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of
re, electric shock, and personal injury.
General Safety Rules
Notice the personal safety alert symbol m used in this
manual to draw your attention to a WARNING given along
with the particular operating instruction. This means that
the operation requires special ATTENTION, CAUTION, and
1. Keep the work area clean and well-lit – Cluttered, dark
areas invite accidents.
2. Keep children, bystanders, and pets away – Always
keep children and spectators a safe distance away from
the mower during operation and as the machine cools.
Children must always be supervised to ensure that they
do not play with the equipment.
3. Dress properly – Always wear personal safety gear
(i.e. safety glasses, rubber gloves, protective non-slip
footwear, and dust masks) and proper clothing when using
the mower. Loose clothing, long hair, or jewelry may get
caught in the moving parts.
4. Use the right appliance – Do not use the lawn mower for
any puposes other than those for which it is intended.
5. Do not force the lawn mower – It will perform better with
less likelihood of personal or mechanical injury if it is used
at the rate for which it is designed.
6. mCAUTION: Sharp blades! – Remove the battery before
carrying out any repair work. The blades will continue to
rotate after the motor is switched o.
7. Stay alert – Always stay alert and watch what you are
doing. Use common sense. Do not operate the lawn
mower when you are tired or under the inuence of
alcohol or drugs. This lawn mower is not designed to be
used by people (including children) with limited physical,
sensory, or mental capacities. It should also not be used
by those lacking the proper experience and/or knowledge
unless they are supervised by a person who is responsible
for their safety or they have received instructions from
such a person on how to safely use the mower.
8. Store idle lawn mower indoors – When not in use, the
lawn mower should be stored indoors in a dry, locked
place out of the reach of children.
9. Maintain the lawn mower with care – Keep cutting
edges sharp and clean to maximize your mower's
performance and ensure operator safety. Keep handles
dry, clean, and free from oil and grease.
mWARNING! Turn o the power switch and disconnect
the battery before adjusting, inspecting, servicing, or cleaning
the lawn mower, when changing accessories, or when
any other dangerous conditions present themselves. All
maintenace tasks should be performed after revolving parts
inside the lawn mower stop completely. Such preventive
safety measures reduce the risk of starting the power tool
mWARNING! If you notice that the lawn mower is
not running properly or unusual vibrations occur from the
engine when it is in use, immediately stop the machine and
disconnect the battery. Check the cutters and clear them if
necessary. If the machine continues to vibrate, contact an
authorized Snow Joe
+ Sun Joe
dealer or call the Snow Joe
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customer service center at 1-866-SNOWJOE
10. Moving parts present risks – Keep your face, hair,
clothing, hands, and feet away from all moving parts. All
guards and safety attachments must be installed properly
before using the unit. Shut o and disconnect the battery
before touching any parts other than the handles and the
11. Cutting/dismemberment hazard of hand – Do not touch
the cutters until the battery has been disconnected from
the mower and the cutters have reached a complete
12. Avoid unintentional starting – Make sure the safety
switch and the switch bar lever are in the OFF position
before inserting the battery into the unit. Do not carry the
lawn mower with the safety switch and the switch bar
lever engaged.
13. Do not overreach – Maintain proper footing and balance
at all times. Place heels rmly on the ground and tightly
grasp the handle bar. Watch for uneven surfaces and do
not overreach. In case you fall or collide with the lawn
mower, inspect the unit for any damages or cracks.
When stepping backwards, be careful to avoid obstacles
beneath your feet or behind you to avoid falling.

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