© 2017 by Snow Joe
All rights reserved. Original instructions.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
A Division of Snow Joe
, LLC Model MJ401E Form No. SJ-MJ401E-880E-MR7
ELECTRIC LAWN MOWER
14-INCH | 12-AMP
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 electric lawn mower, basic safety precautions
should always be followed to reduce the risk of re, electric
shock and personal injury. These precautions include:
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.
1. Replacement parts – When servicing this unit, use only
identical replacement parts. Replace or repair damaged
2. Polarized plug – Polarized appliance connections reduce
the risk of electric shock. This mower has a polarized plug
(one blade is wider than the other) and will require the use
of a polarized extension cord. There is only one way the
mower’s plug will t into a polarized extension cord. If the
plug does not t fully into the extension cord, reverse the
plug. If the plug still does not t, obtain a correct polarized
extension cord. A polarized extension cord will require the
use of a polarized wall outlet. There is only one way the plug
will t into a polarized wall outlet. If the plug does not t fully
into the wall outlet, reverse the plug. If the plug still does not
t, contact a qualied electrician to install the proper wall
outlet. Do not change the equipment plug, extension cord
receptacle or extension cord plug in any way.
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.
FOR ALL LAWN MOWERS
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
6. 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.
7. Do not overreach – Keep proper footing and balance at
8. 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 inuence of
alcohol or drugs.