Your new trimmer has been engineered and manufactured to our high standard for dependability, ease of operation, and operator safety. Properly cared f
10INSTALLING THE POWER HEAD TO THE ATTACHMENTSee Figure 2.WARNING:Never install, remove, or adjust any attachment while power head is runni
11ATTACHING THE FRONT HANDLE - CS30 AND SS30See Figure 4. Remove 2 wing nuts, 2 bolts, and clamp from the front handle. Install the front handle o
12ATTACHING THE GRASS DEFLECTOR WARNING:The line cutting blade on the grass deflector is sharp. Avoid contact with the blade. Failure to avoid conta
13ATTACHING THE SHOULDER HARNESS - BC30See Figure 9. Connect the latch on the shoulder harness to the strap hanger. Adjust the strap to a comf
14ASSEMBLYREMOVING THE STRAIGHT SHAFT GRASS DEFLECTOR AND STRING HEADSee Figures 10 - 13. Align the slot in the flanged washer with the slot in
15FUELING AND REFUELING THE TRIMMERFUEL MIXTUREThis product is powered by a 2-cycle engine and requires pre-mixing gasoline and 2-cycle oil. Pre-mix u
16WARNING:Always hold the string trimmer away from the body keep-ing clearance between the body and the product. Any contact with the housing
17 Inspect and clear the area of any hidden objects such as glass, rocks, concrete, fencing, wire, wood, metal, etc. Never use blades near sidew
18OPERATIONSTARTING AND STOPPINGSee Figures 21 - 23.TO START A COLD ENGINE:DO NOT squeeze the throttle trigger until the engine starts and runs. Lay
19MAINTENANCE Remove the empty spool from the string head. Keep the spring attached to the spool.� Make sure the two strings are captured in the slo
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20SPOOLSLOTSPULL STRINGS TO SECURESLOTSHOOKSTRING REPLACEMENTSee Figures 26 - 28. Stop the engine and disconnect the spark plug wire. Hold the string
21MAINTENANCEREPLACING AND CLEANING AIR FILTERSee Figures 29 - 30.For proper performance and long life, keep air filter clean. Remove the air filter
22PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTIONIF THESE SOLUTIONS DO NOT SOLVE THE PROBLEM CONTACT YOUR AUTHORIZED SERVICE DEALER.TROUBLESHOOTING1. Check spark.
23PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTIONIF THESE SOLUTIONS DO NOT SOLVE THE PROBLEM CONTACT YOUR AUTHORIZED SERVICE DEALER.TROUBLESHOOTING1. Clean threads
24WARRANTYLIMITED WARRANTY STATEMENTTechtronic Industries North America, Inc., warrants to the original retail purchaser that this RYOBI® brand outdoo
25WARRANTYTHE FOLLOWING CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD (CARB) STATEMENT ONLY APPLIES TO MODEL NUMBERS REQUIRED TO MEET THE CARB REQUIREMENTS.The U.S.
TECHTRONIC INDUSTRIES NORTH AMERICA, INC.1428 Pearman Dairy Road, Anderson, SC 29625Phone 1-800-860-4050www.ryobitools.comOPERATOR’S MANUAL30cc String
3GENERAL SAFETY RULESWARNING:Read and understand all instructions. Failure to follow all instructions listed below may result in electric shock, fire
4SPECIFIC SAFETY RULESSPECIFIC SAFETY RULES FOR TRIMMER USE Replace string head if cracked, chipped, or damaged in any way. Be sure the stri
5SYMBOLSSome of the following symbols may be used on this product. Please study them and learn their meaning for safe operation of this product.SYMBOL
6SYMBOLSSERVICEServicing requires extreme care and knowledge and should be performed only by a qualified service technician. For service we sugges
7FEATURESPRODUCT SPECIFICATIONSWeight - (without fuel) CS30 ...
8FEATURESFig. 1bFig. 1cTHROTTLE TRIGGER FRONT HANDLECOUPLERDRIVE SHAFT HOUSINGSTRING HEADSTRAIGHT SHAFT GRASS DEFLECTORTHROTTLE TRIGGER“J” HANDLECOUPL
9ASSEMBLYFEATURESKNOW YOUR STRING TRIMMERSee Figures 1a - 1c.The safe use of this product requires an understanding of the information on the tool and