Troy-Bilt TB516 EC Lawn Edger Owner's Manual

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IMPORTANT: READ OPERATOR’S MANUAL THOROUGHLY AND FOLLOW THE SAFE OPERATION PRACTICES WHILE OPERATING THE UNIT.

Remove Unit From Carton

Start The Unit

Assemble The Unit

Remove the oil plug from the 
crankcase, and pour the 
entire bottle of oil into the fill 
hole.

Place unit on a level surface 
and fill fuel tank. DO NOT 
overfill.

For cold weather conditions 
(below 40°F), push the red 
cold weather start lever 
down to the closed position. 
DO NOT push this lever 
down if the temperature is 
above 40°F.

Press

 primer bulb 10 times

or until fuel is visible

Stand in the starting 
position.

Pull the starter rope in a 
controlled motion until the 
unit starts. 

Wait 60 seconds.

For cold weather conditions 
(below 40°F), pull the red 
cold weather start lever 
back up to the open position 
after the unit starts.

Tip the unit back so the 
blade does not touch the 
ground. Squeeze the throttle 
control and allow the engine 
to warm up for 30 to 60 
seconds. The unit may be 
used during this time.

1

Remove all contents from 
the carton.

5

6

7

1

9

10

DO NOT squeeze the 
throttle.

8

Start The Unit

11

12

13

Align the holes on the upper 
shaft with the holes on the 
middle shaft. Insert bolts 
into the two holes. Install a 
washer and knob onto each 
bolt. Tighten the knobs 
securely. Make sure the “V” 
bend in the handle is 
pointing up.

3

Slide the ends of the middle 
shaft over the ends of both 
lower shafts and align the 
holes. Insert bolts into the 
two holes. Install a washer 
and knob onto each bolt. 
Tighten the knobs securely. 
Keep the cables to the front 
of the unit.

2

4

Primer Bulb

10 X

Red Cold Weather

Start Lever

Assemble The Unit

Pull the starter rope through 
the eye hook. 

Insert the cables into the cable 
restraints on the lower and 
upper shafts.

DIDN’T START?

IF the engine does not start, 

go back to step 9.

IF the engine stops while 

squeezing the throttle, go 

back to step 10.

IF the engine is hot,

go back to step 9.

Starter 

Rope Grip

Fuel Cap

Throttle

Control

On/Off 
Control

Handle

Air Filter 

Cover

Primer

Bulb

Oil Fill

Plug

Spark Plug

Edger Blade

Blade Shield

Depth 

Adjustment Lever

NO TOOLS REQUIRED!

Red

Cold Weather

Start Lever

Red Cold Weather

Start Lever

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TB516 EC

Electric Start Capable

4-Cycle Lawn Edger

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Operator’s Manual

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