Rover 98117, 9848, 9885, 9862, 98117 EN User Manual

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Owners Manual

Chip ‘N’ ShredTM

Model No:

98117 - Petrol

 

9862

- Petrol

 

9848

- Petrol

 

9885

- 240 Volt Electric

TM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Handle

Baffle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Right

 

 

2

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

Hand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Side

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Left Hand

Side

Figure 1. Hopper Assembly

 

 

 

Figure 2. Hopper baffle fitting

Figure 3. Hopper handle to hopper

Figure 4. Hopper assembly to body

 

 

 

 

Spreader tube

Rear wheel supports

 

 

Mulch bag

 

Front leg support

Mulch bag frame

 

 

Figure 5. Chipper tube to body assembly

Figure 6. Mulch bag fitting

i

R-Clip

Screen bar

Figure 7. Clutch Lever - Petrol Models

Figure 8. Screen fitting

A

6mm

A B

C

Figure 9. Drive belt adjustment - Petrol Models Figure 10. Drive beltAdjustment - Electric Models

Figure 11. Chipper blade removal and fitting

Figure 12. Rotor assembly

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Rover Mowers Limited

Chip ‘N’ ShredTM

PREFACE

Congratulations on your purchase of a quality Australian made and owned ROVER product.

This manual covers the operation of the petrol and electric powered Rover Chip ‘N’ ShredTM

Please read and understand this Owners Manual, and the accompanying Engine manufacturers manual for petrol models.

If any point is unclear, contact Rover Mowers Limited or any authorised Rover Mower service dealer.

WARNING

The safety of the user and others involved. Personal injury may result should this information be disregarded

CONTENTS

 

 

Preface.........................................................................

 

iii

Safety instructions.......................................................

 

iv

1.

Specifications......................................................

 

1

2.

Setting up.............................................................

 

1

2.1

Loose parts kit.....................................................

 

1

2.2

Hopper, handle and baffle assembly....................

2

2.3

Hopper assembly to body....................................

2

2.4

Chipper tube to body...........................................

2

2.5

Mulch bag............................................................

 

2

2.6

Engine lubrication - Petrol Models.....................

2

2.7

Fuel - Petrol Models............................................

3

3.

Operation.............................................................

 

3

3.1

To start the engine

- Petrol Models....................

3

3.2

To stop the engine

- Petrol Models.....................

3

3.3

Rotor engagement - Petrol Models.....................

3

3.4

Rotor disengagement - Petrol Models ...............

3

3.5

Operation - Electric Models................................

3

3.6

Shredding Material..............................................

 

3

3.7

Chipper tube feeding...........................................

3

3.8

Screens................................................................

 

4

3.9

Screen removal....................................................

 

4

3.10

Screen fitting.......................................................

 

4

4.

Maintenance........................................................

 

4

4.1

Oil Change - Petrol Models.................................

4

4.2

Lubrication points - Petrol Models......................

4

4.3

Drive belt adjustment - Petrol Models................

4

4.4

Drive belt adjustment - Electric Models.............

4

4.5

Chipper blade removal and fitting.......................

5

4.6

Chipper blade sharpening....................................

5

4.7

Flails....................................................................

 

5

4.8

Flail removal.......................................................

 

5

4.9

Flail fitting...........................................................

 

5

4.10

Routine maintenance...........................................

5

CAUTION

Follow these instructions to avoid machine damage and possible loss of warranty.

5.

Composting.........................................................

6

5.1

Mulch..................................................................

6

5.2

Compost..............................................................

6

5.3

Humus.................................................................

6

5.4

Mulching the garden............................................

6

5.5

Composting.........................................................

6

5.6

Suitable materials for composting.......................

6

5.7

Materials that should never be composted..........

6

ILLUSTRATIONS

 

Figure 1.

Hopper assembly........................................

i

Figure 2.

Hopper baffle fitting..................................

i

Figure 3.

Hopper handle to hopper............................

i

Figure 4.

Hopper assembly to body...........................

i

Figure 5.

Chipper tube to body assembly..................

i

Figure 6.

Mulch bag fitting........................................

i

Figure 7.

Clutch lever - Petrol Models .....................

ii

Figure 8.

Screen fitting..............................................

ii

Figure 9.

Drive belt adjustment - Petrol Models.......

ii

Figure 10.

Drive belt adjustment - Electric Models....

ii

Figure 11.

Chipper blade removal and fitting..............

ii

Figure 12.

Rotor assembly...........................................

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