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Section 4: Operating Instructions
Choke Switch: Used to increase fuel mixture to help start the engine when it is cold. Pull choke knob out and hold to start a cold engine. Release knob after engine has started. Do not choke an engine that is hot from operating. Engine flooding may result. To avoid running the battery down, allow a flooded engine to set 15 to 30 minutes before attempting to restart it. Hold the accelerator pedal all the way down without applying the choke while starting a flooded engine.
Hour Meter: Indicates number of hours vehicle has run to the nearest 1/10 of an hour.
the dipstick and oil light stays on after the engine is running.
NOTE: It is normal for the oil light to come on when the ignition switch is turned on and stay on until the engine is running.
Power Plug Outlet: 12 volt accessories such as a cell phone or light can be connected to this outlet.
Foot Operated Controls Refer to Figure 4-2
Accelerator Pedal: Changes engine rpm and vehicle ground speed. Press down on the accelerator pedal with your foot to increase speed and let up on the pedal to decrease speed.
IMPORTANT: Vehicle should not move on level ground while engine is idling and brakes are not applied. See your nearest Land Pride dealer if vehicle moves.
Always release clutch pedal slowly when starting and changing gears. Sudden release of the pedal can damage the power train and jerk the vehicle injuring the operator and/or passenger.
Volt Meter: Indicates battery is charging. Check battery if volt meter registers a charge that is lower than normal. See your authorized Land Pride dealer if battery is good and volt meter still register low charge.
Ignition Switch: Starts and shuts off the engine. The engine is off when the switch key is in its vertical position. See "Starting the Engine" on page 14 for correct starting procedures.
#10 Clutch Pedal: Stops transfer of engine power to the transmission without stopping the engine from running. Always change gears while holding the clutch pedal down. The clutch and brake must always be applied when bringing the vehicle to a complete stop. See #11, Brake Pedal for stopping the vehicle.
Oil Light: Indicates low oil pressure if illuminated while engine is running. Stop engine immediately if light is on. Check oil level and add if low. See your authorized Land Pride dealer if oil level shows full on
IMPORTANT: Always press clutch pedal fully down. Resting your foot on clutch pedal can cause clutch plates to slip and shorten their life.
4400EX Heavy Duty Off Road Utility Vehicle 720-051M