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... would write 'turn the thing up-side down', or place it upside-down on the bench', or something similar. Repeat no confusion possible to native English speakers - especially when it talks about resetting a clutch.
Although 'turn the machine over' is apparently ambiguous (as confirmed by the answers below), an English-speaker would always understand this as 'make the shaft revolve'. If the writer/speaker wanted the user to put the thing up-side down he ...
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para darle la vuelta / para voltear la máquina/el aparato
Explanation: creo que cualquiera de ellas te sirve, aunque tal vez tengas alguna gráfica que te enseñe lo que están intentando decir.
Maria Local time: 08:44 Native speaker of: Spanish PRO pts in category: 15