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Owner's Manual CRAFTSMAN 8.5 Horse Power CHIPPER - SHREDDER Model No . 247.77588O CAUTION : Before using this product , read this manual and follow all Safety Rules and Operating Instructions . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 , U . S . A . 770 - 1228A Printed in U . S . A . ( 3 / 98 )
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Content Page Content Page Warranty Information 2 Service & Adjustment 14 Safe Operation Practices 3 Off - Season Storage 16 Assembly 5 Trouble - Shooting 17 Operation 8 Repair Parts 18 Maintenance 11 One - Year Warranty on Craftsman Chipper - Shredder For one year from the date of purchase , whenthis Craftsmanchipper - shredderis maintained , lubricated , and tuned upaccordingto the operatingand maintenance instructionsinthe owner's manual , Sears willrepair , free of charge , any defect in material orworkmanship . This warrantyexcludes blades , chipperblades , flails , air cleaners , spark plugs , catcherbags and tires whichare expendable parts and become worn dudng normal use . If this chipper - shredderis used for commercialor rental purposes , thiswarranty appliesfor only 30 days from the date of purchase . WARRANTY SERVICE IS AVAILABLE BY CONTACTING THE NEAREST SEARS SERVICE CENTER INTHE UNITED STATES . THIS WARRANTY APPLIES ONLY WHILE THIS PRODUCT IS IN USE INTHE UNITED STATES . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , D / 817WA , Hoffman Estates , II 60179 These accessories were available when the chipper - shredder was purchased . They are also available at most Sears retail outlets , and service centers . Most Sears Spark Air Engine Gas Stabilizer Tow HitchKit stores can order repair parts Plug Filter Oil Can for you when you provide the model number of your Craftsman chipper - shredder . PRODUCT SPECIFICATION Model Number . . . . . . . . . . . . 247.775880 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HORSEPOWER : 8,5 H . R CRANKCASE CAPACITY : 26oz . SAE 30 ENGINE OIL Serial Number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FUEL TANK CAPACITY : 4 Quart ( UNLEADED ) Date of Purchase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SPARK PLUG : Champion ( N4C ) GAP . 030 Record both serial number and date of purchase and TIRE PRESSURE 24 PSI keep in a safe place for future reference . 2
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This symbol points out important safety instructions which , if not followed , could endanger the per - sonal safety and / or property of yourself and others . Read and follow all instructions in this manual before attempting to operate your chipper shredder . Failure to comply with these instructions may result in per - sonal injury . When you see this symbol - heed its warning . ] Your chipper - shredder was built to be operated according to the rules for safe operation in / RAN P _ I = R - this manual . As with any type of power equipment , carelessness or error on the pert of the oper - / . . . . . . . . . . ator can result in serious injury . If you violate any of these rules , you may cause serious / injury to yourself or others . / J to cause cancer , birthdefects orother reproductiveharm . , _ WARNING : The Engine Exhaustfrom this product containschemicalsknownto the State of California Never placeyour hands , feet , orany partof your body GENERAL OPERATION intothe shredder hopper , chipperchute , discharge opening , or near any moving partwhilethe engine is Read thisowner's guidecarefullyin itsentiretybefore running . Keep clear of the discharge openingat all attemptingto assemble thismachine . Read , times . If it becomes necassaryto push matedal into understand , and follow allinstructionson the machine the chipperchute orshredder hopper , use a small and inthe manual ( s ) beforeoperation . Be completely diameter stick , NOT YOUR HANDS . familiar withthe controlsand the proper use of the If it is necessaryfor any reasonto unclogthefeed machine before operating it . Keep thismanual in a intakeordischarge openingsorto inspectorrepair any safe place for future and regular referenceand for partof the machine where a movingpart can come in orderingreplacement parts . contact withyour bodyorclothing , stop the machine , Your chipper - shredderis a powerful tool , not a allowit to cool , disconnectthe spark plug wirefrom the plaything . Therefore , exerciseextreme cautionat all spark plug and move it away from the spark plug times . Your unit has been designedto performtwo before attemptingto unclog , inspector repair . jobs ; to chipand shred vegetationfound ina normal Do not operate unitwhileunderthe influence of alcohol yard . Do not use itfor any other purpose . or drugs . Never allowchildrenunder age 16 to operate the unit . The machine shouldonly be operated on a level Children 16 years and older shouldonlyoperate the surface . Never operate your uniton a slippery , wet , unit underclose parentalsupervision . Only muddyor icysurface . Keep yourwork area clean and responsibleindividualswho are familiar withthese clear of branches orobstacleswhich could cause you rulesof safe operationshouldbe allowedto use your unit , to stumbleand fall . Do notoverreach . Maintaining properfooting and balance is essentialto preventing Keep the area of operation clear of all persons , accidents . particularlysmall childrenand pets . Stop the engine Do notallow an accumulationof processedmaterial to when they are inthe vicinityof the unit . Keep work area clean and clear of branches or obstacleswhich buildup inthe discharge area as thiswillprevent properdischarge and can resultin kick - backfrom the could cause you to stumbleor fall . chipperchute . When feeding material intothisequipment , be Keep your face and bodybackfrom chipperchute to extremely carefulthat piecesof metal , rocks , bottles , avoidaccidentalbounce back of any material . cans or otherforeign objectsare not included . Do nottransportmachine whileengine is running . Personal injuryordamage to the machine could result . If the cutting mechanismstdkesa foreign objector if Always wear safetyglasses or safetygoggles , during your machineshouldstart makingan unusual noiseor operationand while performingan adjustmentor vibration , immediately stop the engine and allowthe repair , to protecteyes from foreign objectsthat may be thrownfrom the machine . machine to come to a complete stop . Disconnectthe spark plugwire and move it away from the spark plug . Wear sturdy , reugh - soled work shoes and closefitting Take thefollowing steps . slacks and shirt . Shirt and slacksthat coverthe arms a . Inspectfor damage . and legs and steel - tood shoesare recommended . Do b . Repair or replaceany damaged parts . notwear loosefitting clothesorjewelryand secure hair o . Check for any loosepartsand tighten to assure so it is above shoulder length . They can be caughtin continuedsafe operation . moving parts . Never operate a unit in barefeet , Never attempt to attach or remove catcher bagwhen sandals or sneakers . Wear glovss when feeding engine is running . Shut the engine off and wait for the matedal in the chipperchute orshredder hopper .
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impellteorcomteoacomplestteopT . heimpeller least two minutes before refueling . continuteosrotatfeor a few seconds after the engine b . Replacogasoline cap securely and wipe offany is shutoff . Never place any partof the body inthe spilledgasolinebefore startingthe engine as it impeller area untilyou are sure the impeller has may cause a fire orexplosion . stoppedrotating . c . Extinguishall cigarettes , cigars , pipesand other Muffler and engine become hotand can cause a bum . sourcesof ignition . Do not touch . d . Never refuel unit indoorsbecauseflammable Do not allow leaves or otherdebristo build - upon vaporswillaccumulate inthe area . engine's muffler . The debriscouldignite and cause a e . Never storethe machineor fuel container inside fire . where there isan openflame or spark suchas a Do not attemptto shred orchip material larger than gas hotwater heater , space heater , clothesdryer specified inthis manual . Personal injuryordamage to orfurnace . the machine could result . Never run your machine inan enclosed area asthe Do not operate engine ifair cleaner or cover over exhaustfrom the engine contains carbon monoxide , carburetor air - intake is removed , exceptfor which is an odorless , tastelessand deadly poisonous adjustment . Removal of such parts could create a fire gas . hazard . To reducefire hazard , keep engine and mufflerfree of Only use accessories approvedfor thismachine by the leaves , grass , and otherdebrisbuild - up . Clean up fuel manufacturer . Read , understand , and follow all andoil spillage . Allowunit to cool at least 5 minutes instructionsprovidedwiththe approvedaccessory . beforestoring . Ifsituationsoccur which are not covered by this Before cleaning , repairing , orinspecting , make certain manual , use care and goodjudgment . Contact your the impellerand all movingparts have stopped . dealer for assistance . Disconnectthe spark plug wire and keepwire away Keep discharge chute deflector , chipperchute door , from spark plug to prevent accidentalstarting . Do not and all otherguards and safetydevices in place and use flammable solutionsto clean air filter . operating propady . Checkthe bladeand engine mountingscrews at Only operate unit ingooddaylight . Do notoperate unit frequent intervalsfor propertightness . Also visually at nightor indark areas where yourvisionmay be inspect bladesfor wear and / or damage ( e . g . , bent , impaired , cracked ) . Replace withblades which meet original equipmentspecifications . CHILDREN Keep allnuts , bolts , and screws fight to be sure the equipmentis in safe workingcondition . Tragic accidentscan occur ifthe operator is not alertto the Never tampar withsafety devices . Checktheir proper presence of small children . Children are often attracted to operationregularly . the chippar - shredderand the chippingand shredding After strikinga foreign object , immediatelystop the activity . Never assume that childrenwillremainwhere you engine , disconnectthespark plug wire from the spark last saw them . plug , and thoroughlyinspectthe unit for any damage . Keep childrenout of the work area and underthe Repair damage before startingand operatingunit . watchful eye of a responsibleadultotherthan the Do notalter ortamper withthe engine's governor operator . setting . The governor controlsthe maximum safe Be alert and turnthe unitoff ifa child entersthe area . operatingspeed ofthe engine . Over - speedingthe Never allowchildrenunderthe age of 16 to operatethe engine is dangerousand will cause damage to the chipper - shredder , engine and to other movingpartsof the machine . SERVICE YOUR RESPONSIBILITY Use extreme care in handlinggasolineand otherfuels . Restrictthe use of thispower machine to They are extremely flammable andthe vapors are persons who read , understandand follow the explosive . warningsand instructionsinthis manualand on a . Store fuel and oil inapprovedcontainers , away the machine . from heat andopen flame , and outof the reach of children . Check and add fuel before startingthe SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR engine . Never remove gas cap or add fuel while FUTURE REFERENCE the engine is running . Allow engine to coolat This unit is equipped with an internalcombustion egine and should not be used on or near any unimproved forest - covered , brush - coveredor grass - covered land unlessthe engine's exhaust system is equipped with a spark arrester meeting applicablelocal orstate laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it shouldbe maintained ineffective working order by the operator . In the State of Californiathe above is required by law ( Section 4442 of the CaliforniaPublic ResourcesCode ) . Other states may have similar laws . Federal laws applyon federal lands . A sparkarrester for the muffleris available through your nearest Sears Authorized Service Center ( See the REPAIR PARTS sectionof thismanual . )
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Remove all loose parts includingowner's manual . See figure 1 . Rollchipper - shredderoutof the canon . Make certainall partsand literaturehave been removedbefore the cartonis discarded . LOOSE PARTS ( Refer to figure 1 . ) Discharge Chute a , Hopper Assembly Hopper * b . DischargeChute c . Chipper Chute d . Catcher Bag e . Bottle of Oil f . Safety Glasses g . Owner's Manual ( not shown in figure 1 ) TOOLS REQUIRED Bottle 1 . 1 / 2 " or AdjustableWrenches of Oil 2 . 7 / 16 " orAdjustableWrenches ChipperChute 3 . 9 / 16 " or AdjustableWrenches 4 . Funnel DISCONNECTING SPARK PLUG Disconnect the sparkplug wire and move it awayfrom the spark plug before assemblingthe Safetyses chipper - shredder . See figure 2 . Glas Catcher Bag SparkPlugWire * The hopper is packed in the top insert inyour chipper - shredder carton . Figure 1 IMPORTANT : This unitis shippedwithout gasoline or oil inthe engine , Al _ erassembly , see OPERATION sectionof thismanual forproper fuel and engine oilfill - up . NOTE : To determine rightand left hand sidesof your Figure 2 chipper - shredder , standbehind the unit with the engine farthest away from you . ATTACHING DISCHARGE CHUTE Yourchipper - shredderhasbeencompletelyassembled atthe factory , exceptforthe hopperassembly , chipper Remove the wing knobs from each sideof the chute , discharge chuteandthe catcherbag . discharge openingon the chipper - shredder . See These parts are shippedlooseinthe carton . A pairof figure3 . safetyglasses and a bottle ofoil are also includedin Usingtwo 7 / 16 " wrenches , removehex locknut , the canon . two spacers , and the bex bolt fromtop of the housingassembly . For easy assembly , do not UNPACKING FROM CARTON remove the second spacerfromthe hex bolt . Cut the cornersof the canon . Place the discharge chute in positionon the Remove all packing inserts . dischargeopening . Inserthex boltand spacer
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through hingeon dischargechute and housing Inlet Guide Opening ( spacer fits inside of hinge ) . See figure 3 inset . Hex Nut Hopper Pivot Door - - Hex Bolt He _ Spac _ er _ - J - _ Hinge Hopper Nut \ Wing Dischargl Inlet 1 . Guide Figure 3 Hopper Place second spacerover hex boltinsidethe other part ofthe hinge . Secure with hex lock Figure 4 nut . Tighten securely . To raisethe hopper , holdthe hopperby the Secure both sidesof dischargechute to housing hand - holdand liftit uptill it clicksintoposition . usingwing knobs that you earlier removed . To Iowerthe hopper , holdthe hopperby the Tighten wing knobs . hand - holdand pullthe releasebar . The hopper shoulddropdown . See figure 5 . ATTACHING HOPPER ASSEMBLY Remove the 8 - 3 / 8 " longhex boltand the hex nut fromthe bottomof the inlet guideopening . See figure4 inset . Place the hopperassemblyon the groundand holdit inthe positionshown instep 1 infigure4 . Holdingthe hopper , pushhopper pivotdoor down insidethe hopper . See figure 4 . Release Bar Slide the hopperassemblytowards the chipper - shredder housingso that the upperguideonthe hopper assemblyslides under the stopwasher Figure 5 on each side of the inletguide , See figure 4 . Align the two holes ( one on each side ) of the The flap controlrod is already attachedto the hopper lower hopperwiththe two holes ( one on each atthe top . The other endof the rod has to be attached side ) ofthe inletguide . See figure4 inset . to the stopwasher onthe inletguide . See figure6 . insert the hex bolt ( that youearlier removed ) Raise the hopper tillit clicksinto position . from the leftthroughthe holeon the hopper and Unscrewthe shoulderboltfrom the stopwasher the inletguide . Insertthe hex nutonto the bolt on the inlet guide . See figure6 . from the otherside . See figure4 inset . Align the loose end of the flapcontrolrodwith Tighten the bolttillthe locknutis engaged . the stopwasheron the inletguide . Make sure to removesideplayfromthe bolt , but Slidethe shoulderboltthroughthe openingin the hoppershouldbe able to pivot . the flap controlrod . Secure tightly . See figure 6 .
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WARNING ; This flapcontrolrod is a safety Insertone each of the hex bolts , lock nuts , and device to hold the flap in place insidethe flat washers ( that you earlierremoved ) through & hopper while shreddingbranches . Do not each hole inthe chuteand the brace . Tighten operate the chipper - shredderwithout these boltsto secure brace to the chute . properlyattachingthisflapcontrolrodto the Tightenboltssecuringthe bracetothe lower unit . frame . Theseboltshadbeen removedeadier . Tighten the three nutsonthe weldstuds . Stop Hex Washer * eWasherd Cupp Chipper Nut * / / Chute = ettI / Weld Stud \ Weld Stud \ io _ Washer Attachflap controlrod here Chu _ Bmce Figure 7 Flap Control Rod ATTACHING THE CATCHER BAG * Do not remove these hardware from the inlet guide assembly while attaching the flap controlrod . Your chipper - shredderisequippedwitha catcherbag to catch the shreddedmaterial . Figure 6 To attach the bag , placethe openingof the bag overthe chute deflectorand the chute flange . ATTACHING THE CHIPPER CHUTE Make sure itcompletelycoversthe chute deflector . Your unitis shippedwith one end of the brace Depress the plunger on the drawstring , and pull already securedto the lower frame . Loosenthe on the drawstring until the bag is tight around the boltssecuringthe braceto the frame . chute opening . Release plunger to lock it into Remove the three cuppedwashersand hex position . See figure 8 . nutsfrom the weld studsbeside the openingon the left sideof the housing . See figure7 . Remove the two sets of hex bolt , locknut , and fiat washer fromthe two holes onthe upperend of the brace as shown infigure7 . Place the chipperchuteoverthe weldstudsso the slotonthe chute istowardsthe bottom . Align the three holesat the bottomof the chutewith the three weld studs . Securewith the three pairsof cuppedwashers and hex nutsthat you earlier removed . Do not tightenthe nutsat thistime . Make sureto place the cuppedsideof the washer againstthe Plunger chipperchute . Catcher Bag Align the holes towardsthe front openingof the Figure8 chutewiththe holes onthe brace . See figure7 .
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Read thisowner's manual and safety rules before operatingyour chipper - shredder . Compare the illustration infigure9 withyour chipper - shredderto familiarize yourselfwiththe locationof variouscontrolsand adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . eyes , which can result insevere eye damage . Always wear safety glasses provided withthe chipper - shredderbefore chippingor shredding , orwhile performinganyn _ he operation of any chipper - shredder can result in foraign objects being throw intothe adjustmentsor repairs . Release Bar Rear Wheel Lock Lever Figure 9 Throttle Control OPERATING CONTROLS ( Refer to Figure 9 , ) Regulatesspeed of the engine . Release Bar Chipper Chute Used to release the hopper when raisingor lowering . Allows bulkyvegetationlikestalksor heavy branches upto 3 " diameter to be fed intothe impellerfor Choke Lever chippingand shredding . Used to enrichthe fuel mixtureinthe carburetor Catcher Bag ( not shown ) when startinga cold engine . Used to collectthe shredded material . Starter Handle Rear Wheel Lock Lever Used to manuallystart the engine . Used to lockthe rearwheels frommoving . Hopper Assembly Allowsleaves and smallbranchesupto 1 " diameterto Stopping Engine be fed intothe impellerforchippingand shredding , Move throttlecontrolleverto STOP position . Lowerthe hopper to collectraked material for Disconnectspark plugwireand move awayfrom shredding . spark plugto preventaccidentalstarting . MEETS ANSI SAFETY STANDARDS Sears chipper - shredders conform tothe safetystandardB 71.6 - 1990 ofthe American National Standards Institute . 8
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Add oil if necessary . Replace dipstick and tighten . shredder , again refer to the safety rules on WARNING : Before usingyourchipper - pages 3 and 4 of thismanual . Always be NOTE : Do not overfill . Oil bottle packed with unit careful . contains 26 oz . of oil . Gasoline GAS AND OIL FILL - UP WARNING : Experienceindicatesthat alcohol Oil ( Packed with unit ) blended fuels ( called gasohol or using ethanolor methanol ) can attract moisturewhich leadsto Only use high quality detergent oil ratedwith separationand formationof acidsduringstorage . API serviceclassification SF , SG orSH . Select Acidicgas can damage the fuelsystemof an engine the oil's viscositygrade accordingto your whileinstorage . To avoid engineproblems , the fuel expectedoperatingtemperature . Followthe chartbelow . systemshould be emptied before storage for 30 daysor longer . Drain the gas tank , start the engine and letit run untilthe fuel linesand carburetor are 32 ° F Warmer empty . Use fresh fuel nextseason . See STORAGE Colder _ I instructionsfor additionalinformation . Never use 5W30 I SAE 30 engine or carburetor cleanerproducts in the fuel tank orpermanent damage may occur . NOTE : Although multi - viscosity oils ( 5W30 , 10W30 , Fillgas tank with gas asfollows . etc . ) improve starting in cold weather , these Remove fuel cap . See figure 10 . multiviscosity oils willresult in increasedoil Make sure the container ( from which you will consumptionwhen usedabove 32 ° F . Check the oil pour the gasoline ) is clean and free from rust or level morefrequently to avoid possible engine foreign particles . Never use gasoline that may damage from runninglow onoil . be stale from long periods of storage in the container . Fill engine with oil as follows . Fill fuel tank with clean , fresh , lead - free Remove oilfill dipstick . See figure 10 . automotive gasoline . DO NOT use Ethyl or high octane gasoline . See figure 10 . Remove cap Replace fuel cap . and fill gas Remove dipstick WofAtoRpNoINf fGue : l taDnokntootpfirlel vcelonstsepr itlhlsaann1d / 2toinch allowfor fuel expansion . If gasolineis accidentlyspilled , move chipper - shredder away from area of spill . Avoid creatingany \ sourceof ignitionuntilgasolinevaporshave disappeared . Check the fuel levelperiodically to avoid running out of gasoline while operating the chipper - shredder . If the unit runs out of gas as it is shredding or chipping , it may be necessaryto unclogthe unit before itcan be restarted . Refer to " RemovingND the FlailScreen " instructionsin SERVICE A ADJUSTMENT section . STARTING ENGINE Figure 10 WARNING : Be sure no one other than With chipper - shredder on levelground , use a the operator is standingnear the chipper - & shredderwhilestartingoroperatingthe unit . funnel to fillengine with oil to FULL mark on dipstick . Capacity is approximately 26 ounces . Do not operate thischipper - shredder Be careful notto overfill . unlessthe chutedeflectorhas beenproperly Check oil level . installedand securedwithhand knobs .
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NOTET : Oprevent the unit fromsliding , place your flails and fingers which are part of the shredding footfirmlyagainst the tire . mechanism falling intoplace , and shouldbe expected . / n addition , the flails and fingers will be noisyafter the engine is started , untilthe impeller 1 . Attach - spark reaches furl speed . plug wire - STOPPING ENGINE Movestarterswitch to OFF position . Disconnect spark plugwire andmove awayfrom sparkplugto preventaccidentalstarting . \ USING YOUR CHIPPER - SHREDDER WARNING : Do not attempt to shred or chip any matedal otherthanvegetation A foundina normalyard ( i . e . , branches , leaves , twigs , etc . ) . The chipper - shredderis designed for two different methodsof operation . a . Leaves and small branchesupto 1 / 2 " 2 . Place throttle diameter ( maximum ) can be fed intothe in Fast Position 3 . Move choke hopperassemblywhen it is in the raisedor to " on " position loweredposition . See figure12 . 4 . Pull rope b . Bulky material , such as stalksor heavy Figure 1t branches , up to 3 " in diameter shouldbe fed intothe chipperchute . See figure 12 . Attach sparkplug wire and rubber boot to spark WARNING : Do not put material larger plug . See figure 11 . than is specifiedinto the hopper , and / or into A Place throttle in FAST position . See figure 11 . the chipperchute . Personalinjuryor Move choke lever to CHOKE position ( in the damage to the machinecould result . direction of the arrow ) as shown . If restarting a warm engineafter a short If it becomesnecessaryto pushmaterialintothe shutdown , move choke leverto = NoChoke " chipper - shmdder , use a smalldiameter stick - NOT YOUR HANDS . The stickshouldbe small position . Grasp starterhandle and pullropeout slowly enoughthat itwill be groundup if it gets intothe untilengine reaches startof compressioncycle impellerassembly . ( rope willpullslightlyharderat thispoint ) . Let LOWER THE HOPPER ASSEMBLY the rope rewindslowly . Pull ropewitha rapidfull arm stroke . Let rope returnto starterslowly . See figure 11 . To lowerthe hopper assembly , use one handto When enginestarts , move chokeleverto half grasp the hand - hold at the top of the hopper chokepositionuntilengineruns smoothlyand assemblyand liftslightly . See figure 5 . then to No Choke position . Pullup onthe release bar , and lower the hopper If engine fails to start after three pulls , move assemblyto the ground . Release the bar . See chokeleverto No Choke positionand pullstarter figure 5 . rope again . WARNING : Never remove chute deflector Ifengine rims , butdoes not continue to run , tillthe unit has completely stopped . Never A move chokeleverto FullChoke positionand pull shut offthe engine until all chipping is rope again . completed . Move choke leverto OFF positionas engine warms up . For best performance , it is important to keep the shreddingblade and the chipper blades sharp . If the NOTE : A noise will be heard when finding the start of composition of the material being discharged the compression cycle . This noise is caused by the 10
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change ( sbecomesstdngye , tc . ) or if the rate atwhich WARNING : The chipper - shredder the material is discharged slows down considerably , it discharges materialswithconsiderable A is likely that the shredding blade and / or chipper velocity . Keep away from the area aroundthe blades are dull and need to be sharpened or dischargechute . Always stopthe engine and replaced . Refer to Service and Adjustments section . disconnecst parkplugwirewhen removingor IMPORTANT : There is a flail screen located inside attachingthe bag , changing containers , or the housing in the discharge area . If the flail screen removingtheshreddedmatarial . Wear safety becomes clogged , remove and clean as instructed in glassesandgloveswheneverusingyour the Service and Adjustments section . chipper - shredder . Shred materialupto 1 / 2 inch indiameter Chip material upto 3 inches / in diameter Catch shredded material in catcher bag Lower the hopper to collect raked material for shredding Figure 12 GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS WARNING : Alwaysstopthe engineand disconnect the spark plugwire before A performingany maintenanceoradjustments . Alwaysobserve safetyruleswhen performing any maintenance . Never remove discharge chute tillthe engine has completelystopped . The warranty onthischipper shredderdoes not coveritems that have been subjectedto operator CLEANING abuse or negligence . To receivefull value from the warranty , operator must maintainthe chipper - Clean the chipper - shredderby runningwater shredder as instructedinthismanual . froma hosethrough the hopper assemblyand Some adjustmentswillneed to be made chipperchutewiththe engine running . Allowthe periodicallyto maintainyour unitproperly . chipper - shredderto drythoroughly . All adjustmentsinthe Serviceand Adjustments Wash the bag pedodicallywithwater . Allow todry sectionof thismanual shouldbe checkedat least thoroughlyinthe shade . Do notuse heat . once each season . Followthe maintenanceschedulegiven below . ENGINE MAINTENANCE Periodicallycheck allfasteners and make sure Engine Oil these are tight . Onlyuse highqualitydetergent oilratedwith API service classification SF , SG or SH . Select the oil's viscosity grade according to your expected 11
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES o MAINTENANCE _ _ . . , P e , _ P _ 3 = _ sc . oo , o , O { o , v . C o , TEs Oil pivot points 0 Clean shredder _ a . Check engine oil , , , Change engine oil < _ Service air cleaner ILl Clean engine _ Reset spark plug _ Clean muffler operatingtemperature . Refer to page 9 ofthis To Service Air Cleaner : manualfor viscositychart . 1 . Service pre - cleaner after every 25 hours of use , The four - cycle engineof your chipper - shredder or at least once a season . willnormallyconsumesome oil . Therefore , 2 . Servicefilterevery 100 hoursof use , orat least check engineoil levelregularlyapproximately once a season . avery five hoursof operationand before each 3 . Service pre - cleanerand filtermore oftenunder usage . dustyconditions . Stop engineandwait several minutesbefore Remove wing nutandcover . checkingoil level . With engineon level ground , Slide pre - cleaner offfilter . Clean the insideof the oil mustbe to FULL mark ondipstick . base and coverthoroughly . Change engine oilafter the firstfive hoursof Clean pre - cleanaras follows : ( See figure13 . ) operation , and every twenty - fivehours a . Wash inwater and detergentsolution , and thereafter . squeeze ( donottwist ) untilalldirtisramoved . To Drain Oil b . Rinse thoroughlyinclear water . c . Wrap ina cleanclothandsqueeze ( donot Drainoilwhile engine is warm . Followthe twist ) untilcompletelydry , orallowtoairdry . instructionsgiven below . d . Saturatewithengineoilandsqueeze ( don't Remove oil drainplug . Catchoil in a suitable twist ) to distributeoilandremoveexcessoil . container . When engine isdrained of all oil , replace drain Foam Filter - - plugsecurely . Wing Nut - - Refillwithfreshoil . Refer to GAS AND OIL FILL - UP section . Replace dipstick . Air Cleaner The air cleaner prevents damaging dirt , dust , etc . , from enteringthe carburetorand beingforced into L Base PaperFilter the engineand is importantto engine lifeand Figure 13 performance . The aircleaner consistsof a pre - cleaner orfoam filter , and a paper filter . NOTE : If the pre - cleaner is torn ordamaged in any Never run the enginewithoutair cleaner completely way , replace it . assembled . 12
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Ifnecessarrye , placepaper filter ( do notattempt to clean ) . Installnew filter on base . ' Feeler ( Slide pre - cleaner overfilter . Installcoverand wing nut . Tightenwing nutsecurely . Clean Engine Plug Clean engine periodically . Remove dirt and debris with a clothor brush . Figure 15 Frequently remove grass clippings , dirt and debris from cooling fins , air intake screen and NOTE : Do not sandblast spark plug . Spark plug levers and linkage . See figure 14 . This will help should be cleaned by scrapingor wire brushing and ensure adequate cooling and correct engine washingwitha commercialsolvent . speed . Muffler WARNING : Do not operate the chipper - shredder without a muffler , or tamperwith A the exhaustsystem . Damaged mufflersor spark arresterscouldcreate a fire hazard . Inspect periodically , and replace if necessary . If your engine is equipped with a spark arrester screen assembly , remove every 50 hours for Clean cooling cleaning and inspection . Replace if damaged . WARNING : Always stop engine , disconnect spark plug wire , and move it & away fromspark plugbefore performingany adjustmentsor repairs . Figure 14 LUBRICATION Yearly orevery 25 hours , whicheveroccursfirst , removethe blower housing and clean the areas Lubricate the pivot points on the release bar , hopper shownin figure14 to avoidoverspeeding , assembly , chute deflector and chipper chute once a overheatingand engine damage . Clean more season using a light oil . See figure 16 oftenif necessary . NOTE : Cleaning witha forceful spray of water is not recommended as water couldcontaminatethe fuel system . WneAaRrbNyINarGe : as Tmeamypeexracteuerde 1o5f 0m ° uFff ( l6e5r ° aCn ) d . Avoidthese areas , Spark Plug Clean the spark plug and reset the gap to . 030 " at least once a season or every 50 hours of operation . See figure 15 . Spark plug replacement is recommended at the start of each season . Refer to engine parts list for correct spark plug type . Figure 16 : Lubrication Chart 13
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Removethe flail screenas instructedin previous REMOVING THE FLAIL SCREEN section . Usinga 1 / 2 " wrench , removethe chipperchute If the discharge area becomes clogged , remove the by removingthree hex nutsand washers . See flailscreenand clean area as follows . figure 17 , Stop engine , make certain the chipper - Usinga 7 / 16 " wrench , removethe brace shredder has come to a complete stop and ( holdingthe chuteto the frame ) by removingthe disconnect spark plug wire from the spark plug hex bolts . before unclogging the chute . Remove the two hand knobs on each sideof NOTE : When re - assembling , the cuppedwasher the dischargechute ( alsocalled the chute goes on the slottowardthe bottom of the chipper deflector ) . chute withthe cuppedsideagainst the chute . Liftthe dischargechute up , and keep it outof Rotate the impeller assemblyby hand untilyou the way . locate one of the two chipperblades in the Remove two hairpinclips fromthe clevispins chipper chute opening . Remove the blade , usinge whichextend throughthe housing . Removethe a 3 / 16 " allen wrench on the outside of the blad clevispins , See figure 17 . and 1 / 2 " wrench on the impeller assembly Pullthe flail screen from insidethe housing . ( inside the housing ) . See figure 18 . See figure 17 . Clean the screen by scrapingorwashingwith water . Slot Blade Reinstallthe screen . Put the discharge chuteback to its original positionand tightenthe hand knobs . NOTE : Be certain to reassemble the flail screen with the curved side down . Chute Deflector Chipper Chute Figure 18 Remove the other blade inthe same manner . Replace or sharpenblades . Hex Nut , If sharpening , makecertain to remove an equal Washer amount from each blade . Hand Knobs Reassemble in reverseorder . Make certain bladesare reassembledwiththe sharpedge Figure 17 facing the directionshownin figure18 ( sharp edge isassembled toward the slottedopeningat SHARPENING OR REPLACING the bottom ) . THE BLADES Torque boltsand nutsto 250 - 350 inch - pounds . Shredding Blade Chipper Blades The shredding blade may be removed for sharpening Disconnectspark plug wire and move it away or replacement as follows . from spark plug . 15
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Disconnescpt arkplug wire and move it away causedamage to theunit . The bladecan be tasted from spark plug . for balance by balancing itona roundshaft Lower the hopper assembly . Block upthe screwddverornail . Removemetalfrom the heavy housing . See figure19 . side untilitis balancedevenly . See figure20 . When reassemblingthe blade , tightencenter Weld Bolt boltto between 550 and 650 inch - poundsand the two outer boltsto between250and 350 inch - Allen pounds , or lackingtorquewrench , tighten Screw securely . 1 . insertscrewdriverthroughhole Pipe d / 2 . Bladeshouldbe parallelto ground Screv _ Driver \ Blade i I - - Ground Torque Wrench Figure 20 ADJUSTING CARBURETOR Figure 19 Remove the six hex locknutsand lockwashers WARNING : Ifany adjustmentsare made to from the housingweld boltsusinga 1 / 2 " wrench . the engine whiletheengineisrunning ( e . g . A Separate the chipper - shredderintotwo halves . carburetor ) , keep clear of all moving parts . Remove the back - up plate . Be careful of heated surfaces andmuffler . NOTE : When reassembling , make certain the The carburetor has been pre - set at the factory and embossed tab faces inward towards the impeller , and shouldnot requireadjustment . However , if your opening on the back - up plate is toward the bottom of enginedoes notoperate properlydue to suspected the unit . carburetor problems , take yourchipper - shredderto Remove the two hand knobs and cupped your nearestSEARS servicecenter . washerswhichsecurethe chutedeflector . Raise the chute deflector . ENGINE SPEED Inserta 1 / 2 " or 3 / 4 " diameter pipethroughthe flail screenintothe impellerto keep itfrom The engine speed onyour chipper - shredderhas been turning , or removethe flail screenand insert a set at the factory . Do not attempt to increase engine piece of wood ( 2 x4 ) intothe chuteopening . speed or it may result in personal injury . If you believe Removethe two outsidescrewson the blade , the engine is running too fast or too slow , take your usinga 3 / 16 " allenwrench and a 1 / 2 " wrench . chipper - shredder to the nearest SEARS service Remove the blade by removing the center bolt , center for repair and adjustment . lockwasher and fiat washer . TIRES the blade to avoid contacting the weld bolts , _ WARNING : Use cautionwhen removing Recommendedoperating tire pressure is 24 p . s . i . on the housing . ( sidewallof tire maygive tire manufacturers When sharpening the blade , follow the original recommendedpressure ) . Equal tire pressureshould angle of grind as a guide . It is extremely be maintained on both tires . important that each cutting edge receives an equat amount of grinding to prevent an unbalanced blade . beadsmay causetire / nrimassemblytoburstwithg WARN ING : Excessivepressurewhenseati An unbalanced blade will cause excessive forcesufficienttocauseseriousinjury . vibration when rotating at high speeds and may 16
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Prepare your chipper - shredderfor storageat the end products in the fuel tank or permanentdamage of the season or if the unitwillnot be usedfor 30 days may occur . or more . Use fresh fuel next season . WARNING : Never store machinewithfuel NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable alternativein minimizing the formation of fuel gum deposits during inthe fueltank insideof building where A storage . fumes may reach an open flame or spark , or where ignitionsourcesare present such Add stabilizerto gasoline infueltank orstorage as hotwater end space heaters , furnaces , container . clothes dryers , stoves , electricmotors , etc . Always follow the mix ratiofoundon stabilizer container . A yearly check - up by your local Sears servicecenter Run engineat least 10 minutesafter adding is a good way to make certain your chipper - shredder stabilizerto allow the stabilizerto reachthe will provide maximum performance for the next carburetor . season . Donotdrain the gas tank and carburetorif using fuel stabilizer . Drainallthe oilfrom the CHIPPER - SHREDDER crankcase ( thisshouldbe done after the engine has been operatedand is stillwarm ) and refill Clean the chipper - shredderthoroughly . the crankcasewithfresh oil . Wipe unitwithan oiledragto prevent rust ( use a If youhave drainedthe fuel tank , protectthe light oil orsilicone ) . insideof the engine as follows . ENGINE Removespark plug , pourapproximately1 / 2 ounce ( approximatelyonetablespoon ) of engine oil intocylinderand crankslowlyto distributeoil . IMPORTANT ; It is importantto prevent gum deposits Replace sparkplug . from forming inessentialfuel systempartssuchas carburetor , fuel filter , fuel hose , ortank during OTHER storage . Also , experience indicatesthat alcohol blendedfuels ( called gasohol or usingethanolor Do not storegasolinefromone season to methanol ) can attractmoisturewhich leadsto another . separationand formationof acidsduringstorage . Replace yourgasoline can if your can startsto Acidicgas can damage the fuelsystemof an engine rust . Rustand / or dirtin your gasolinewill cause while instorage . problems . Storeunit in a clean , dryarea . Do not Drainthe fuel tank . storenext to corrosivematerials , suchas Start the engine and let it run untilthe fuel lines fertilizer . and carburetorare empty . NOTE ; ff storing inan unventilated or metal storage Draincarburetor by pressingupwardon bowl drainwhich is located belowthe carburetor . shed , be certain torustproofthe equipment by coating witha lightoil orsilicone . Never use engineor carburetorcleaner 17
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PROBLEM POSSIBLECAUSE CORRECTIVEACTION Enginefailstostart 1 . Fuetlankemptyo , rstalefuel 1 . Filltank withclean , fresh fuel 2 . Spark plugwiredisconnected 2 . Connectwire to sparkplug . 3 . Faulty sparkplug 3 . Clean , adjustgap or replace . 4 . Throttlecontrolnotincorrect 4 . Movethrottlecontrolto FAST position position Lossof power ; operationerratic 1 . Spark plugwire loose 1 . Connect and tightensparkplug wire 2 . Movechoke leverto OFF 2 . Unit runningon Choke position 3 . Blockedfuelline orstale fuel 3 . Clean fuel line ; filltank with clean , fresh gasoline . 4 . Disconnect fuel lineat 4 . Water ordirt in fuelsystem carburetorto drainfuel tank . Refillwithfresh fuel . 5 . Carburetor out of adjustment 5 . ContactyourSEARS service center . 6 . Serviceaircleaner . 6 . Dirty aircleaner Engine overheats 1 . 1 . Carburetornotadjustedproperly Contact your SEARS service center 2 . 2 . Engineoil levellow Fillcrankcasewithproperoil Too much vibration 1 . 1 . Loose partsordamaged Stop engineimmediatelyand impeller disconnectsparkplug wire . Tighten all bolts and nuts . Make all necessary repairs . If vibration continues , have unit serviced by e SEARS service center . Unit does not discharge 1 . Dischargechute clogged 1 . Stop engineimmediatelyand disconnectsparkplug wire . clean flailscreen and insideof blower housing . 2 . Foreignobject lodgedin 2 . Stopengine immediatelyand impeller disconnectspark plugwire . Remove lodgedobject . Rate of discharge slows 1 . Shreddingblade and / orchipping 1 . Sharpen or replace blade ( s ) considerablyorcompositionof blade dull dischargedmaterial changes For repairsbeyond the minor adjustments listed above , pleasecontact your nearest SEARS servicecenter . 18
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SEARS CRAFTSMAN 8.5 H . P . CHIPPER - SHREDDER MODEL 247.775880 5 21 13 14 18 33 6 29 12 97 52 74 56 63 65 85 88 80 79 91 19
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Key Part No Key PartNo Description Description No No - - 770 - 1228A Owner's Manual 49 726 - 0214 Push Cap 5 / 8 " dia , 1 11480 Stop Washer 50 734 - 0255 AirVaIve 2 681 - 0118 51 750 - 0793 Inlet Guide Assembly Chute Hinge Spacer 3 681 - 0144 52 712 - 3027 Arm Bracket Assembly Hex Ctr . Lock Nut 1 / 4 - 20 Thd . 4 710 - 0542 53 714 - 0149B Internal Cotter Pin Hex Flange Bolt : 5 / 16 - 18 x 8.375 " ( Gr . 5 ) 55 720 - 0170 Hand Knob 710 - 0607 Hex Washer Head Self - Tap - 56 710 - 0805 Hex Bolt 5 / 18 - 18 x 1.5 " ping Screw : 5 / 16 - 18 x 0.5 " 57 781 - 0510B Shredder Frame 710 - 3256 Button - Head Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 58 736 - 0366 Flat Washer 1,12 x , 64 x . 120 0.5 " 59 734 - 1845 Wheel Assembly 7 712 - 0429 Lock Nut : 5 / 16 - 18 61 736 - 0170 Special LockWasher 8 712 - 3027 Hex Flange Lock Nut : 1 / 4 - 20 63 681 - 0117 - 0689 Flail HousingAss'y , - - Inner 9 714 - 0104 Internal Cotter Pin 65 710 - 0157 Hex Bolt5 / 16 - 24 x , 75 " Lg , 10 715 - 0129 Spiral Pin 67 Engine , Tecumseh 143.988503 11 726 - 0106 Cap Nut 68 781 - 0490 Chipper Blade 12 726 - 0135 Speed Cap Nut 69 712 - 0411 Hex Top LockNut 5 / 18 - 24 13 728 - 0175 Pop Rivet ( Gr . 5 ) 14 732 - 0546 Torsion Spring 70 736 - 0119 Lock Washer 5 / 16 " I . d . 15 732 - 0629 Hopper Door Spring 71 681 - 0030 impeller assembly 16 735 - 0127 Rubber Washer 72 742 - 0571 Shredder Blade 17 735 - 0651 Hopper Flap 73 781 - 0457 - 0637 Shredder Screen 18 736 - 0119 Lock Washer 74 681 - 0094 Discharge Chute Assembly 19 738 - 0137A Shdr . Scr : . 340 x . 285 x 1 / 4 - 20 75 781 - 0735 Retaining Clip 20 738 - 0946 Shdr . Scr : . 56 x . 165 x 5 / 16 - 18 76 715 - 0166 Spring Roll Pin 21 747 - 0531A Rel . Rod : 5 / 16 " dia . 78 710 - 1054 Flat Head Scr . 5 / 16 - 24 x . 75 " 22 747 - 0747 Hopper Door Rod 79 710 - 3008 Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x . 75 " ( Gr . 5 ) 23 747 - 1124 Flap Retaining Rod 80 681 - 0004A - 0689 Flail Housing Ass'y . - - Outer 124 747 - 1125 Flap Retaining Bail 82 710 - 0825 Hex Bolt 1 / 4 - 20 x 3.75 " , 25 781 - 0492A Hopper Pivot Door 83 726 - 0211 U Nut 5 / 16 - 18 126 781 - 0633 Chute Flap Strip 85 711 - 0835 Clevis Pin 27 781 - 0698 Hopper Lock Bracket 87 719 - 0329 Flail Blade 28 781 - 0715 Shredder Plate 88 711 - 0833B Clevis Pin 29 781 - 0752 Flap Mounting Bracket 89 710 - 1254 Hex PatchBolt 3 / 8 - 24 x 2.25 " 30 781 - 0754 - 0689 Upper Hopper ( Gr . 8 ) 31 781 - 0755 - 0689 Lower Hopper 90 736 - 0217 Lock Washer 3 / 8 " 32 738 - 0813 Shredder Axle 91 736 - 0247 Flat Washer . 406 " I . d . x 1.25 " 33 731 - 1899 Chipper Chute 92 732 - 0306 Compression Spring 37 710 - 0751 Hex Bolt 1 / 4 - 20 x . 625 93 7360117 Flat Washer 38 736 - 0173 Flat Washer . 28 I . d . x . 74 O . d . 94 714 - 0104 Internal Cotter Pin 39 712 - 3027 Flanged Lock Nut 95 711 - 1304 Axle Shaft 40 749 - 1004 Chipper Chute Support 96 736 - 0160 Flat Washer 41 710 - 0106 Hex Scr . 1 / 4 - 20 x . 625 ( Gr . 2 ) 97 734 , - 1797 Complete Wheel : Grey 43 712 - 3010 Hex Nut 5 / 16 - 18 Thd . ( Gr . 5 ) 98 726 - 0299 Push Cap 44 736 - 0242 Bell Washer . 345 " I . d . x . 88 " 99 747 - - 0982 Lock Rod 45 735 - 0249 Shredder Chute Flap 100 764 - 0501 Shredder Bag 48 681 - 0068 - 0689 Chipper Chute Assembly 2O
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SEARS CRAFTSMAN 8.5 H . P . ENGINE MODEL 143.988503 FOR CHIPPER - SHREDDER MODEL 247.775880 4OO 310 3O5 35 2g0 757 87 7O 69 1t0 101 182 251 21
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SEARS CRAFTSMAN 8.5 H . P . ENGINE MODEL 143.988503 FOR CHIPPER - SHREDDER MODEL 247,775880 Key Part No . Key Part No . Description Description No . No . RPM Low 1700 80 31845 Governor Shaft - - m Washer RPM High 3450 to 3750 81 30590A 1 35385 Cylinder ( Incl . 2 & 20 ) 82 35378 Governor Gear Ass'y . 2 27652 Dowel Pin 83 30588A Governor Spool 4 Oil Drain Extension 84 29193 Retaining Ring 5 30969 ExtensionCap 86 650833 Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 3 / 16 " 15 30699C Governor Rod ( Incl . 15A & 87 650832 Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 11 / 16 " 15B ) 89 32589 Flywheel Key 15A 30700 GovernorYoke 90 611090 Flywheel 650494 Screw , 6 - 40 x 5 / 16 " 92 650880 Lock Washer 33454 GovernorLever 93 650881 Flywheel Nut 17 29916 GovernorLever Clamp 100 35135 Solid State Ignition 18 651028 Screw , TorxT - 15 , 8 - 32 x 3 / 8 " 101 610118 Spark Plug Cover 19 34663 Speed Control Spring 102 651024 Solid State Mounting Stud 20 35319 Oil Seal 103 651007 Screw , Torx " 1 " - 151,0 - 24 x 25 36460 15116 " B _ owerHousingBaffle 26 650561 Ground Wire Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 " 110 35187 28 30322 Lock Nut , 8 - 32 119 36448 Cylinder Head Gasket 30 36283A Crankshaft 120 36449 Cylinder Head 35 29826 Screw , 10 - 32 x 3 / 4 " 125 27878A Exhaust Valve ( std . ) 38 29918 LockWasher 125 27880A Exhaust Valve ( 1 / 32 " os ) 37 29216 Lock Nut , 10 - 32 126 34035 Intake Valve ( std . ) 38 29642 Retaining Ring 126 34036 Intake Valve ( 1 / 32 " os ) 40 40011 Washer Piston , Pin & Ring Set ( std , ) 127 650691 40 40012 Belleville Washer Piston , Pin & Ring Set ( , 010 " 128 650690 os ) 130 650694A Screw , 5 / 16 - 18 x 2 " 41 40009 Piston & Pin Assembly ( std , ) 130A 650273 Screw , 5 / 16 - 18 x 518 " 41 40010 Piston & Pin Assembly ( . 010 " 130B 651031 Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x 9 / 16 " os ) 135 33636 Resistor Spark Plug 42 40013 Ring Set ( std , ) 139 33369 Governor Gear Bracket 42 40014 Ring Set ( , 010 " os ) 140 650836 Screw , 10 - 24 x 1 / 2 " 43 27888 Piston Pin Retaining Ring 149 27882 Valve Spring Cap 45 36897 Connecting Rod Ass'y ( incl . 149A 35862 Valve Spring Cap 47 & 49 ) 150 27881 Valve Spring 47 651033 Connecting Rod Bolt 151 32581 Valve Spring Keeper 48 34034 Valve Lifter 169 27896A Breather Gasket 49 36896 Oil Dipper 170 28423 Breather Body 5O 35375 Camshaft ( MCR ) 171 28424 Breather Element 60 33273A Blower Housing Extension 172 28425 Valve Cover 65 650128 Screw , 10 - 24 x 112 " 173 36675A Breather Tube 69 35262A CylinderCover Gasket 173A 32446 Breather Tube Grommet 70 35376 CylinderCover ( Incl . 71 , 75 & Screw , 10 - 24 x 1 / 2 " ' 80 ) 174 650128 178 29752 Nut & Lock Washer 71 35377 Crankshaft Bushing Screw , 1 / 4 - 28 x 1 " 72 28582 Oil Drain Plug 182 30088A Carburetor to Intake Pipe 75 35319 Oil Seal 184 33263 Gasket 22
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SEARS CRAFTSMAN 8.5 H . P . ENGINE MODEL 143.988503 FOR CHIPPER - SHREDDER MODEL 247,775880 Key Part No . Description Key Part No . Description No . No . 185 34707 Intake Pipe 278 36908 Heat Shield Spacer 186 34667 Governor Link 280 36799A Heat Shield 200 34677 Starter BubbleCover Control Bracket ( Incl . 19,203 281 33013 & 204 ) 282 650760 Screw , 8 - 32 x 3 / 8 " 203 31342 Compression Spring 285 35985B Starter Cup 204 651029 Screw , Torx3 " - 10,5 - 40 x 7 / 16 " 287 29752 Nut & Lock Washer 206 610973 Terminal 290 30962 Fuel Line 207 33878 Throttle Link 292 26460 Fuel Line Clamp 209 650821 Screw , 10 - 32 x 1 / 2 " 298 650666 Screw , 1 / 4 - 15 x 3 / 4 " 215 35882 Control Knob 300 34186A Fuel Tank 223 650378 Screw , Torx " 1 " - 305 , / 16 - 18 x 1 - 301 36246 Fuel Cap 1 / 8 305 35554 Oil Fill Tube 224 27915A Intake Pipe Gasket 307 35499 O Ring 238 28820 Screw , 10 - 32 x 1 / 2 " 308 35540 FillTube Clip 239 27272A Air Cleaner Gasket 310 36205 Dipstick 240 37104 Air Cleaner Bracket 325 29443 Wire Clip 242 33267 Air Cleaner Bracket 327 35392 Starter Plug 245 33268 Air Cleaner Filter 339 35880 Spacer 245A 35881 Air Cleaner Filter 340 34259 Fuel Tank Bracket 250 33269A Air Cleaner Cover 341 34258A Fuel Tank Bracket 251 650513 Wing Nut , 1 / 4 - 20 342 30063 Screw , Torx T - 30 , 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 " 260 36250 Blower Housing 370G 35274 Oil instruction Decal 261 650788 Screw , 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 " 370J 35703 Throttle Decal 262 29747B Screw , TorxT - 40 , 5 / 16 - 24 x 380 640112 Carburetor ( Incl . 184 ) 21132 " 390 590746 Rewind Starter 264A 650802 Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 " 400 36450B Gasket Set 265 33272B Cylinder Head cover 416 34479A Spark arrester Kit 275 34185B Muffler 900 Replacement Engine none 276 31588 Locking Plate 900 Replacement SB 756321 , 277 650729 Screw , 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 - 3 / 16 " Order 71 - 999 277A 651036 Screw , 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 - 31132 " 23
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SEARS CRAFTSMAN 8.5 H . P . ENGINE MODEL 143.988503 FOR CHIPPER - SHREDDER MODEL 247.775880 Carburetor Key Part Description No . No . 640112 Carburetor ( Incl . 184 of Engine Parts List ) ThrottleShaft & LeverAssembly 2 6319706A Throttle Return Spring 1 6317784 4 6311 Dust Seal Washer Dust Seal ( Throttle ) Throttle Shutter 11 6 364O109 , . _ 5 63118 ShutterScrew Choke Shaft & Lever Assembly i _ 12 710 6653025704603 " 15 13 11 63204 Choke Return Spring / / 12 631184 Dust Seal Washer 13 631183 Dust Seal ( Choke ) 14 631753 Choke Shutter 15 630735 Choke PositioningSpring 16 632164 Fuel Fitting 17 651025 Throttle Crack Screw / Idle Speed Screw 18 630766 Tension Spring 20 640027 Idle Mixture Screw 20A 64O053 Idle Restrictor Screw 25 631867 Float Bowl 27 631024 Float Shaft 28 632019 Float 29 631028 Float Bowl " O " - Ring 30 631021 Inlet Needle , Seat & Clip ( Incl . 31 ) 31 631022 Spring Clip 36 640113 Main Nozzle Tube 37 632547 O Ring , Main Nozzle Tube 40 640114 High Speed Bowl Nut 44 27110 Bowl Nut Washer 47 630748 Welch Plug , Idle Mixture Well 48 631027 Welch Plug , Atmospheric Vent 24
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SEARS CRAFTSMAN 8.5 H . P . ENGINE MODEL 143.988503 FOR CHIPPER - SHREDDER MODEL 247.775880 Recoil Starter 590746 Key Part Description No . No . 590746 Recoil Starter 12 1 590599A Spring Pin ( Incl . 4 ) 13 2 590600 Washer 3 590679 Retainer 4 590601 Washer 5 590678 Brake Spring 6 590680 Starter Dog 7 590412 Dog Spring " 8 8 590681 Pulley & Rewind Spring Ass'y 11 590747 Starter HousingAss'y 12 590535 Starter Rope ( 98 " x 9 / 64 " Dia , ) 13 590701 Starter Handle 6 _ ' _ 6 ¢ p - . 4 25
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0770-1228A Manual
111480 Washer
10715-0129 S pin - spring
100764-0501 Shredder bag
11726-0106 Cap nut
12726-0135 Speed nut
13728-0175 Rivet
14732-0546 Torsion spring
15732-0629 Hopper door spring
16735-0127 Rubber washer
17735-0651 Rubber flap
18736-0119 Lock washer
19738-0137A Shdr. scr: .340 x .285 x 1/4-20
2681-0118 Inlet guide assembly
20738-0946 Shoulder screw: .56 x .165 x 5/16-18
21747-0531A Rel. rod: 5/16" dia.
22747-0747 Rod
23747-1124 Flap ctr rod
24747-1125 Flap retaining bail
25781-0492A Hopper pivot door
26781-0633 Strip - flap
27781-0698 Hopper lock bracket
28781-0715 Shredder plate
29781-0752 Flap mounting bracket
3681-0144 Arm bracket
30781-0754-0689 Upper hopper
31781-0755-1689 Lower hopper
32738-0813 Axle
33731-1899 Chipper chute
37710-0751 Hex bolt
38736-0173 Flat washer .28 i.d. x .74 o.d.
39712-3027 Flanged lock nut
4710-0542 Bolt
40749-1004 Chipper chute support
41710-0106 Hex scr. 1/4-20 x .625 (gr. 2)
43712-3010 Hex nut 5/16-18 thd. (gr.5)
44736-0242 Washer
45735-0249 Shredder chute flap
48681-0068-0689 Chipper chute assembly
49726-0214 Push cap
5710-0607 Screw
50734-0255 Air valve
51750-0793 Chute hinge spacer
52712-3027 Hex ctr. lock nut 1/4-20 thd.
53714-0149B Internal cotter pin
55720-0170 Knob
56710-0805 Hex screw
57781-0510B Shredder frame
58736-0366 Flat washer
59734-1845 Wheel
6710-3256 Screw - button
61736-0170 Special lock washer
63681-0117-0689 Housing flail
65710-0157 Hex bolt 5/16-24 x .75" lg.
67N/P Engine, tecumseh 143.988503
68781-0490 Chipper blade
69712-0411 Hex top lock nut 5/16-24 (gr.5)
7712-0429 Lock nut: 5/16-18
70736-0119 Lock washer 5/16" i.d.
71681-0030 Impeller assembly
72742-0571 Shredder blade
73781-0457-0637 Shredder screen
74681-0094 Discharge chute assembly
75781-0735 Retainer clip
76715-0166 Spiral pin
78710-1054 Flat head screw
79710-3008 Hex bolt 5/16-18 x .75" (gr.5)
8712-3027 Hex flange lock nut: 1/4-20
80681-0004A-0689 Housing
82710-0825 Hex bolt
83726-0211 U nut 5/16-18
85711-0835 Clevis pin
87719-0329 Flail blade
88711-0833B Clevis pin
89710-1254 Hex patch bolt 3/8-24 x 2.25" (gr.8)
9714-0104 Internal cotter pin
90736-0217 Lock washer 3/8"
91736-0247 Flat washer .406" i.d. x 1.25"
92732-0306 Compression spring
93736-0117 Flat washer
94714-0104 Internal cotter pin
95711-1304 Axle shaft
96736-0160 Flat washer
97734-1797 Wheel
98726-0299 Push cap
99747-0982 Lock rod