How To Start A Micro Excavator

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Hello and welcome back to our excavator series

here at WHC Hire, and in today’s video

we’re going to look at the correct

startup sequence for one of our micro

excavators. So if you’re having any

problems please feel free to watch this

video to the end which should help you as

much as possible. But do remember if

you’re still having problems after that

to give your local depot a call. 

First of

all by now you should have done your

pre-operational checks which we will leave

a link above in our playlist for you.

Once you’ve done those let’s get

ourselves into the machine and get the

machine correctly started. First of all

want to make sure before getting into

the machine that the left arm armrest

is up correctly and then we use three

points of contact to jump into the


Get ourselves nicely seated

and as before in our previous checks, pop

on our seat belt.

Now just a note, the machine won’t work unless

the seat belt is engaged.

Now ensuring that the left arm armrest

is up

we’ll go down to our key which is on our

right-hand side move it to position one

just to Prime the engine.

Once the machine is primed

we’re ready to turn it on into position


On the left hand side the machine you

have your revs leaver.

Now the engine is running, once you’re

ready, you can drop your left hand


and commenced to work.

Once you’re finished with the machine

make sure that you put the bucket down


lift at the left-hand armrest

and turn the machine off correctly.

Now that the machine is off you can take

your seat belt off and exit the machine

accordingly using three points of contact.

And there you go guys that is our quick

tutorial on how to correctly start the

micro digger from WHC Hire. Now if you

have any problems or if this sequence

hasn’t worked for you please feel free

to get in contact with your local Depot

so we can get you help and get your

machine running as soon as possible.

Thank you ever so much for watching, if

you’re looking for any more tutorials on

the use of this machine please feel free

to check out the playlist that I’ll link

above. Thank you so much for your time

until next time guys take care bye for


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