The belts turning or moving out of place means that the pulleys are out of alignment. Check the lower to upper pulley using a spirit level if possible. You can easily move over the engine by loosening the 4 bolts.
In the event that your wood chipper engine is producing smoke, please follow this checklist: Check the oil level and adjust as needed. Check the air filter and clean or replace if needed. You may be using the wrong oil – too light for the temperature. We recommend reading the Engine Owner’s manual for more […]
In the event that your wood chipper won’t start, please follow this checklist: Check that the Throttle Lever is in the ‘RUN’ position Is the air filter clean? If it’s dirty, change it by following the instructions provided in the engine manufacturer’s owner’s manual. Is the spark plug clean? If it’s fouled or cracked, change […]
In the event that your wood chipper won’t start, please follow this checklist: Is the ignition switch in the ‘ON’ position? Is the fuel shut-off valve on? Are you using fresh, clean fuel? If the fuel is old, change it. Use a fuel stabilizer if you keep fuel longer than 30 days. Is the spark […]
The first step to starting up your chipper is to position the wood chipper on flat, dry ground and made sure the machine cannot be moved. Then make sure that the Fuel Shut-Off Valve is in the ‘ON‘ position. Move the Choke Control Lever to the ‘CHOKE‘ position (this is only required if the engine […]
The tension of the belts should be checked before each use. Additionally, when the machine is new or after the belts have been replaced, the tension should be checked after the first 15 minutes of use as the belts will stretch. To adjust the tension loosen the four mounting bolts that secure the engine plate […]
You should perform regular maintenance checks on your wood chipper. This is the best way to ensure optimal performance and long life of your machine. First Time Use Ensure that you check the tension of the belts before first time use. You should then run the chipper for no longer than 10 to 15 minutes […]
There should be two wires from the microswitch/hopper opening switch, a male bullet connector and a “washer connector”. The “washer connector” is an earth and the bullet connector goes to one side of a double female connector. Follow the below images to view where the wires should connect. fm65-wire-diagram-V3Download