User Manual

© 2017 by Snow Joe
All rights reserved. Original instructions.
A Division of Snow Joe
Model MJ401C
Form No. SJ-MJ401C-880E-M
28 V D.C. | 4.0 Ah | 14-INCH
Safety Instructions
All Operators Must Read These
Instructions Before Use
Always follow these safety guidelines. Failure to do so may
result in serious bodily injury or death.
General Safety WARNINGS!
When using this cordless lawn mower, basic safety
precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of
re, electric shock and personal injury. These precautions
mWARNING! Do not operate without the entire grass
catcher, discharge guard, rear guard or other safety protective
devices in place and in proper working order.
mWARNING! The use of any other accessory or
attachment might increase the risk of injury.
mWARNING! To reduce the risk of injury, inspect the
catcher assembly frequently and replace with recommended
replacement if there are signs of wear or deterioration.
Before using the mower, take the time to familiarize yourself
with the controls, especially how to stop the mower in
an emergency. The only individuals who should use the
mower are those who have a thorough understanding of the
instructions and who know how to operate the machine.
Children should never be allowed access to the mower.
Retain this manual for future reference and reread it at the start
of each mowing season.
mWARNING! Contact with moving parts may cause
entanglement, dismemberment or other serious bodily
injury. Always keep body parts (i.e. hands, feet) a safe
distance away from moving parts. Ensure all covers and
guards are securely in place before use.
Hot surfaces (i.e. the motor) may ignite ammable or
combustible items and cause a re or explosion, which
can result in serious bodily injury. Keep the mower a safe
distance away from ammable or combustible items until
surfaces that are hot have completely cooled. Do not store
the mower near ammable or combustible items.
A damaged blade or worn blade nut may break o the
mower assembly and cause serious injury. Replace the
damaged blade or blade nut before using the mower.
1. Avoid dangerous conditions – Do not use the mower in
the rain or when the grass is damp or wet.
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.
3. Dress properly – Always wear personal safety gear (i.e.
glasses, rubber gloves, protective footwear and dust
masks) and proper clothing when using the mower. Loose
clothing, long hair or jewelry may get caught in the moving
4. Use the right appliance – Do not use the lawn mower
for any applications other than those for which it was
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 was designed.
6. Do not overreach – Keep proper footing and balance at
all times.
7. Stay alert – Always be 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.
8. Disconnect the lawn mower – Turn OFF and remove
safety key when the mower is not in use, before servicing
it, when changing accessories and when performing any
other maintenance task.
9. 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.
10. Maintain the lawn mower with care – Keep cutting
edges sharp and clean for best and safest performance.
11. Use personal protective equipment. Always wear eye
protection – Protective equipment such as safety glasses,
a dusk mask, non-skid safety shoes, a hard hat, and
hearing protection, when used for appropriate conditions,
will reduce the possibility of personal injuries.
12. Avoid unintentional starting – Ensure the switch is in
the OFF position before insert the safety key, or before
picking up or carrying the tool. Carrying power tools with
your nger on the switch or charging power tools with the
switch ON can lead to accidents.
13. Remove any adjusting key or wrench before starting
the power tool – A wrench or a key left attached to a
rotating part of the power tool may result in personal

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