Rugged folding handles and a proprietary water tank make the AE400H compact, light and easy to transport. Optimum weight placement makes lifting the tine assembly out of the ground extremely easy and yields the greatest tine penetration. The low center of gravity makes this machine very stable during operation.
Rent our aerator:
$79 / 4 hours
Rental Price does not include fuel.
Aerate once or twice annually in spring and/or fall to improve root depth as well as air, water, fertilizer and nutrient flow for thick, healthy, drought resistant turf. Watering the lawn the night before is recommended to soften the soil and allow for core depths up to 3″.
Like all mechanical tools, reasonable care must be used when operating machine.
Inspect machine work area and machine before operating. Make sure that all operators of this equipment are trained in general machine use and safety.
PUT OIL IN ENGINE BEFORE STARTING STARTING
ENGINE: See engine manufacturer’s instructions for type and amount of oil and gasoline used. Engine must be level when checking and filling oil and gasoline.
GEAR REDUCTION: See engine manufacturer’s instructions for type and amount of oil used. Engine must be level when checking and filling the gear reduction case. The engine is shipped from the factory with oil in the gear case. It should be checked before first use.
ENGINE SPEED: Controlled by lever on the engine. Under normal conditions, operate at the minimum throttle speed to accomplish your task.
NOTE: The unit ground speed varies with the engine speed.
FUEL VALVE: Move fuel valve to “ON” position Honda: Located below the air cleaner on the engine.
CHOKE: Engage the choke when starting a cold engine. Honda: Located below the air cleaner on the engine.
THROTTLE: Move the throttle control lever on the engine to fast position. Pull starting rope to start engine.
IF YOUR UNIT FAILS TO START:
See Troubleshooting on page 14.
NOTE: Honda engines are equipped with a low oil sensor to prevent engine damage. When it senses a low oil condition (i.e. unit is operating or sitting on a steep slope) the engine shuts down. The low oil condition must be corrected before the engine can be restarted. See the engine owner’s manual for more information.
DO NOT operate if excessive vibration occurs. If excessive vibration occurs, shut engine off immediately and check for damaged or worn tine reel, loose pulley bolts or set screws, loose engine or lodged foreign objects. (See trouble shooting section on page 14).