Billy Goat Lawn Mower MV650H User Manual

BILLY GOAT ® MV650H PUSH Vacuum  
Owner’s Manual  
Accessories  
Caster Kit  
Use on hard surface  
for maneuverability.  
Hose Kit  
For vacuuming hard  
to reach areas.  
Bag Liner Kit  
To collect leaves,  
thatch, and grass.  
Felt Bag Kit  
Use on all dusty  
conditions.  
P/N 840129  
P/N 840116  
P/N 840134  
P/N 840194  
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MV650H PUSH Vacuum Owner’s Manual  
SERIAL PLATE DATA  
Record the model number, serial number, date of  
purchase, and where purchased.  
Purchase Date:  
Purchased From:  
MV 650 SERIES SPECIFICATIONS  
MV650  
Honda GSV190AA1A  
Engine Type  
Horsepower  
6.5 (4.85 kW)  
Fuel Capacity  
1.6 qt (1.5 L)  
Oil Capacity  
0.69 qt (0.65L)  
28 lbs (12.7 kg)  
157 lbs (71.2 kg)  
180 lbs (81.7 kg)  
28” Wide x 62.5” Long x 45.5” High  
20°  
Engine Weight  
Unit Weight  
Shipping Weight  
Overall Dimensions  
Maximum Operating Slope  
COMMON REPLACEMENT PARTS  
Bag. P/N 840189. Original equipment replacement bag.  
Skid. P/N 840041. Nozzle wear guard skid.  
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GENERAL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS and SYMBOLS  
The safety symbols shown below are used throughout this manual. You should become familiar with them  
before assembling, operating or servicing this equipment.  
This symbol indicates important information that will prevent injury to yourself or others.  
This symbol indicates ear protection is recommended when operating this equipment.  
This symbol indicates eye protection is recommended when operating this equipment.  
This symbol indicates gloves should be worn when servicing this equipment.  
This symbol indicates that this manual and the engine manufacturer’s manual should be read  
carefully before assembling, operation, or servicing this equipment.  
This symbol indicates important information that will prevent damage to your BILLY GOAT ®  
MV Vacuum.  
This symbol indicates the engine oil level should be checked before operating this  
equipment.  
Read and make sure you thoroughly understand the following safety precautions before assembling, operating  
or servicing this equipment:  
READ this manual and the engine manufacturer’s manual carefully before assembling,  
operating, or servicing this equipment.  
EAR PROTECTION is recommended when operating this equipment.  
EYE PROTECTION is recommended when operating this equipment.  
EXHAUST from this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause  
cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.  
DO NOT operate this equipment on any unimproved forested, brushy, or grass covered land  
unless a spark arrester is installed on the muffler as required by Section 4442 of the  
California Public Resources Code. The arrester must be maintained in good working order.  
Other states may have similar laws. Federal laws apply on federal lands.  
DO NOT run engine in an enclosed area. Exhaust gases contain carbon monoxide, an  
odorless and possibly fatal poison.  
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DO NOT run this equipment indoors or in any poorly ventilated area. Refueling outdoors  
is recommended.  
DO NOT refuel this equipment while the engine is running. Allow engine to cool for at  
least two minutes before refueling.  
DO NOT store gasoline near an open flame.  
DO NOT remove gas cap while engine is running.  
DO NOT start or operate engine if strong odor of gasoline is present.  
DO NOT start or operate engine if gasoline is spilled. Move equipment away from spill  
until gasoline has completely evaporated.  
DO NOT smoke while filling the fuel tank.  
DO NOT check for spark with spark plug or spark plug wire removed. Use an approved  
spark tester.  
DO NOT operate engine without a muffler. Inspect muffler periodically and replace if  
necessary. If equipped with muffler deflector, inspect deflector periodically and replace if  
necessary.  
DO NOT operate engine with grass, leaves or other combustible material near the  
muffler.  
DO NOT touch muffler, cylinder, or cooling fins when hot. Contact with hot surfaces may  
cause severe burns.  
DO NOT leave equipment unattended while in operation.  
DO NOT park equipment on a steep grade or slope.  
DO NOT operate equipment with bystanders in or near the work area.  
DO NOT allow children to operate this equipment.  
DO NOT operate equipment with guards removed.  
DO NOT operate equipment near hot or burning debris or any toxic or explosive  
materials.  
DO NOT operate equipment on slopes greater than specified in Specifications section of  
this manual.  
ALWAYS remove spark plug wire when servicing equipment to prevent accidental  
starting.  
ALWAYS check fuel lines and fittings frequently for cracks or leaks. Replace if  
necessary.  
ALWAYS keep hands and feet away from moving or rotating parts.  
ALWAYS store fuel in approved safety containers.  
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SOUND DATA  
SOUND LEVEL 105 Dba at Operator Position  
Sound tests were conducted in accordance with 2000/14/EEC and were performed on 12-12-2005 under the  
conditions listed below.  
Sound power level listed is the highest value for any model covered in this manual. Please refer to  
serial plate on the unit for the sound power level for your model.  
General Conditions:  
Temperature:  
Sunny  
41oF (5oC)  
Wind Speed:  
Wind Direction:  
Humidity:  
9.2 mph (14.8kph)  
Northwest  
59%  
Barometric Pressure:  
30.13” Hg (765mm Hg)  
VIBRATION DATA  
VIBRATION LEVEL 2.3g  
Vibration levels at the operator’s handles were measured in the vertical, lateral and longitudinal directions using  
calibrated vibration test equipment. Tests were performed on 12-12-2005 under the conditions listed below.  
General Conditions:  
Temperature:  
Sunny  
41oF (5oC)  
Wind Speed:  
Wind Direction:  
Humidity:  
9.2 mph (14.8kph)  
Northwest  
59%  
Barometric Pressure:  
30.13” Hg (765mm Hg)  
INTENDED USE  
Your BILLY GOAT ® MV Vacuum is designed for vacuuming leaves, grass clippings, and other types of organic  
litter, as well as, debris mixed with cans, bottles and small amounts of sand; however, vacuuming cans, bottles  
and sand will affect the longevity of your machine.  
Like all mechanical tools, reasonable care must be used when operating the machine.  
Do not operate if excessive vibration occurs. If excessive vibration occurs, shut engine off immediately and  
check for damaged or worn impeller, loose impeller bolt, loose impeller key, loose engine or lodged foreign  
objects. Note: See parts list for proper impeller bolt torque specifications. (See trouble shooting section on page  
25).  
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