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Operator's Manuam 2oCycme MULCHmNG BLOWER / VACUUM Model No , 316,794970 with MA [ X . • SAFETY • ASSEMBLY o OPERATION o MAINTENANCE o PARTS LIST CAUTION : Before using this product , read this manual and foJmow a _ safety fumes and operating instructions . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , [ L ( } 0179 , U . S . A . Visit our website : www . sears . com / craftsman 769 - 01695
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Warranty Page 2 Specifications Page 20 Parts List Pages 21 - 22 Safety RuNes Pages 3 - 7 Notes ( Intentionally Blank ) Pages 23 - 29 Assembly Pages 8 - 10 CARB / EPA Warranty Information Page 30 Oil and Fuel Information Page 11 Repair Protection Agreement Page 31 Starting / Stopping Instructions Page 12 Service Numbers Page Back Cover Operation Pages 13 - 14 Maintenance and Repair Pages 15 - 18 Troubleshooting Page 19 TWO YEAR LiMiTED WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN GAS BLOWER / VACUUM For two years from the date of purchase , when this BUower is used and maintained according to the operator's manual Sears wHUrepair any defect in matedaU or workmanship free of charge . This warranty excUudes the spark pUug , air fluter , and vacuum bag , which are expendabUe parts that can wear out from normaU use in Uessthan two years . If this BUower is used for commerdaU or rentaU purposes , this warranty applies for only 30 days from the date of purchase . WARRANTY SERVICE iS AVAILABLE BY RETURNING THiS BLOWER TO THE NEAREST SEARS STORE OR SEARS PARTS & REPAIR CENTER iN THE UNTIED 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 . , Dept . 817WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 CALiFORNiA PROPOSiTiON 65 WARNING SPARK ARRESTOR NOTE NOTE : For users on U . S . Forest Land and in the states of California , Maine , Oregon and Washington , All U . S . Forest Land and the state of California ( Public Resources Codes 4442 and 4443 ) , Oregon and Washington require , by law that certain internal THE ENGINE EXHAUST FROM THiS combustion engines operated on forest brush and / or PRODUCT CONTAINS CHEMICALS grass - covered areas be equipped with a spark arrestor , maintained in effective working order , or the engine be KNOWN TO THE STATE OF CALiFORNiA constructed , equipped and maintained for the prevention TO CAUSE CANCER , BIRTH DEFECTS of fire . Check with your state or local authorities for OR OTHER REPRODUCTIVE HARM . regulations pertaining to these requirements . Failure to follow these requirements could subject you to liability or a fine . This unit is factory equipped with a spark arrestor . If it requires replacement , ask a Sears or other qualified service dealer to install the Accessory Part # 753 - 04689 Spark Arrestor Kit .
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Thepurposeof safetysymboHisstoattractyour attentionto possiMedangersT . hesafetysymboHs , andtheirexpHanationdse , serveyourcarefua [ ttention andunderstandingT . hesafetywarningsdonotby themseHveeHs iminaatenydangerT . heinstructionosr warningstheygivearenotsubstitutefsor proper persona [ injury , accidentpreventionmeasures . SAFETY ALERT : [ ndicates WARNmNG : FailuretO obey a danger , safety warning can warning or caution . Attention is required in result in injury to yourself and others . order to avoid serious persona [ injury . May Always follow the safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire , electric shock and be used in conjunction with other symboUs or pictographs . personal injury . NOTE : Advises you of information or instructions vita [ to . Failure to obey a the operation or maintenance of the equipment . • safety warning may result in property damage or personal injury Read the Operator's Manual ( s } and follow all ! ourself or to others . Always follow the warnings and safety instructions . precautions to reduce the risk of fire , Failure to do so can result in serious injury to the electric shock and personal injury . operator and / or bystanders . , IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS , , READ ALL iNSTRUCTiONS • Clear the area of children , bystanders , and pets . At a minimum , keep all children , bystanders , and petsbe BEFORE OPERATING outside a 50 feet ( 15 m . ) radius ; there still may a risk to bystanders from thrown objects . Bystanders should be encouraged to wear eye protection . If you WARNING : When using the unit , are approached , stop the unit immediately . you must follow the safety rules . Please read these instructions FUEL SAFETY WARNINGS before operating the unit in order to ensure the safety of the operator and any bystanders . Gasoline is highly Please keep these instructions for later use . flammable , and its vapors can explode if ignited . Take the Read the instructions carefully . Be familiar with the following precautions : controls and proper use of the unit . • Store fuel only in containers specifically designed and • Do not operate this unit when tired , [ [ [ , or under the approved for the storage of such materials . influence of alcohol , drugs , or medication . • Avoid creating a source of ignition for spilled fuel . Do Children must not operate the unit . Teens must be not start the engine until fuel vapors dissipate . accompanied and guided by an adult . • Always stop the engine and allow it to cool before filling • A [ [ guards and safety attachments must be installed the fuel tank . Never remove the cap of the fuel tank , or properly before operating the unit . add fuel , when the engine is hot . Never operate the unit without the fuel cap securely in place . Loosen the fuel • Inspect the unit before use . Replace damaged parts . Check for fuel leaks . Make sure all fasteners are in tank cap slowly to relieve any pressure in the tank . place and secure . Replace parts that are cracked , • Mix and add fuel in a clean , well - ventilated outdoor area chipped , or damaged in any way . Do not operate the where there are no sparks or flames . Slowly remove the unit with loose or damaged parts . fuel cap only after stopping engine . Do not smoke while fueling or mixing fuel . Wipe up any spilled fuel from the • Carefully inspect the area before starting the unit . unit immediately . Always wipe unit dry before using . Remove all debris and hard or sharp objects such as glass , wire , etc . • Move the unit at least 30 feet ( 9.1 m ) from the fueling source and site before starting the engine . Do not smoke . Keep sparks and open flames away from the area while adding fuel or operating the unit .
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WHmLE OPERATmNG Do not put any object into openings . Do not use with any opening blocked ; keep free of dirt , debris , and • Never start or run the unit inside a dosed room or anything that may reduce the air flow . building . Breathing exhaust fumes can HI . Operate this unit only in a weIFventilated outdoor area . Do not touch the engine or muffler . These parts get extremely hot from operation , even after the unit is • Wear safety glasses or goggles that are marked as turned off . meeting ANSI Z87 . 1 standards and are marked as such . Do not operate the engine faster than the speed Wear ear / hearing protection when operating this unit . needed to do thejob . Do not run the engine at high Never run the unit without the the proper equipment speed when not in use . attached . When using this unit , always install the Always stop the engine when operation is delayed or blower / vacuum tubes and vacuum bag depending on blower or vacuuming application . when walking from one location to another . Stop the engine for maintenance , repair , to install orThe • To reduce the risk of hearing loss associated with remove the blower tubes or vacuum attachments . sound level ( s ) , always wear ear / hearing protection unit must be stopped and the impeller no longer when operating this unit . turning to avoid contact with the rotating blades . • Wear heavy long pants , boots , gloves , and a long sleeve shirt . Do not wear loose clothing , ] ewelery , short If you strike or come into contact with a foreign object , stop the engine immeadiately and check for damage . pants , sandals or go barefoot . Secure hair above shoulder level . Do not operate before repairing damage . Do not operate the unit with loose or damaged parts . • To avoid static electricity shock , do not wear rubber gloves or any other insulated gloves while operating Use only replacement parts or accessories this unit . recommended for this tool that are sold by Sears or a Craftsman outlet . Use of any replacement parts or • Use the unit only in daylight or good artificial light . accessories purchased elsewhere may be hazardous , and will also void your warranty . • Keep outside surfaces free from oil and fuel . Never use this unit for spreading chemicals , fertilizers or • Avoid accidental starting . Be in the starting position other substances which may contain toxic materials . whenever pulling the starter rope . The operator and unit must be in a stable position while starting . Refer to To reduce fire hazard , replace fauky muffler and spark Starting / Stopping Instructions . arrestor . Keep the engine and muffler free from grass , leaves , excessive grease or carbon build up . Do not set unit on any surface except a dean , hard area while engine is running . Debris such as gravel , Turn the engine off and disconnect the spark plug for sand , dust , grass , etc . could be picked up by the air maintenance or repair . intake and thrown out by the discharge opening , damaging unit , property , or causing serious injury to bystanders or operator . • Use the right tool . Only use this tool for its intended purpose . • Do not force unit . It will do thejob better and with less likelihood of injury at a rate for which it was designed . • Do not overreach or use from unstable surfaces such as ladders , trees , steep slopes , rooftops , etc . Always keep proper footing and balance . Always hold the unit with a firm grip when operating . Keep hands , face , and feet away from all moving parts . Do not touch or try to stop the impeller when it is rotating . Do not operate without guards in place .
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WHmLE OPERATmNG UNmT AS A BLOWER • Store the unit in a dry pHace , secured , or at a height to prevent unauthorized use or damage . Keep out of the Never point the Mower or Mowing debris in the reach of children . direction of peopHe , animals , or in the direction of windows . AHways direct the Mowing debris away from Never douse or squirt the unit with water or any other peopHe , animaHs , and windows . Use extra caution liquid . Keep handles dry , clean , and free from debris . when Mowing debris near soHidobjects such as trees , Clean after each use , see Cleaning and Storage automobiHes , walls , etc . instructions . WHmLE OPERATmNG UNmT AS A VACUUM • Keep these instructions . Refer to them often and use them to instruct other users , If you loan this unit to • Avoid situations that couHd catch the vacuum bag on others , also loan these instructions to them . fire . Do not operate near an open flame . Do not SPECIAL NOTE : Exposure to vibrations through vacuum warm ash from firepHaces , barbecue pits , prolonged use of gasoline powered hand tools could brush piHes , etc . Do not vacuum discarded cigars or cause blood vessel or nerve damage in the fingers , cigarettes unHessthe cinders are compHeteHycool hands , andjoints of people prone to circulation disorders • The unit is designed to pickup dry material such as or abnormal swelling , Prolonged use in cold weather has leaves , grass , small twigs , and bits of paper . Do not been linked to blood vessel damage in otherwise healthy attempt to vacuum wet debris and / or standing water people . If symptoms occur such as numbness , pain , loss as this may result in damage to the blower / vacuum . of strength , change in skin color or texture , or loss of To avoid severe damage to the impeller , do not feeling in the fingers , hands or joints , discontinue use of vacuum metal , broken glass , etc , this tool and seek medical attention , A reduced vibration system does not guarantee avoidance of these OTHER SAFETY WARNmNGS problems . Users who operate power tools on a regular basis must closely monitor their physical condition and • Always disconnect the spark plug before performing the condition of this tool . maintenance or accessing movable parts . • Never store the unit , with fuel in the tank , inside a SAVE THESE mNSTRUCTmONS building where fumes may reach an open flame ( pilot lights , etc . ) or sparks ( switches , electrical motors , etc . ) , • Allow the engine to cool before storing or transporting . Be sure to secure the unit while transporting .
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SAFETY AND _ NTERNAT _ ONAL SYMBOLS This operator's manual describes safety and international symboHs and pictographs that may appear on this product . Read the operator's manual for compHete safety , assemMy , operating and maintenance and repair information , SYMBOL MEANING SYMBOL MEANING , ON / OFF STOP CONTROL SAFETY ALERT SYMBOL ON / START / RUN _ , Indicates danger , warning , or | caution , May be used in conjunction with other symboHs or pictographs , ON / OFF STOP CONTROL OFF OR STOP 0 READ OPERATOR'S MANUAL WARNJNG : Readthe Operator's ManuaH ( s ) and follow aH warnings and safety instructions , HOT SURFACE WARNING FaiHureto do so can resuHt in serious Do not touch a hot muffler or injury to the operator and / or cylinder , You may get burned , These bystanders , parts get extremely hot from operation , even after the unit is WEAR EYE AND HEARING turned off , PROTECTION WARNmNG : Thrown objects and Houd noise can cause BLOWERS - ROTATING severe eye injury and hearing loss . IMPELLER CAN CAUSE Wear eye protection meeting ANSI SEVERE _ NJURY Z87 , 1 - 1989 standards and ear WARNING : Turtnhe protection when engine off and allow the impeller to operating this unit . Use a full face stop before opening the vacuum shieJdwhen needed , door , installing , changing tubes or bag , or before cleaning or KEEP BYSTANDERS AWAY performing any maintenance . WARNmNG : Keeap , , bystanders , especially children and • THROTTLE CONTROL pets , at least 50 feet ( 15 m , ) from the operating area , Indicates " HIGH " or " FASTEST " speed . UNLEADED FUEL oTHROTTLE CONTROL Alwaysuseclean , freshunleadedfuel . Indicate " sIDLE , " " LOW " or " SLOWEST " speed . OIL Refer to operator's manual for the proper type of oil , THROWN OBJECTS CAN CAUSE SEVERE INJURY WARNmNG : Keecp , eaorf blower outlet . Never point the blower at yourself or others . Objects can be thrown from blower . Do not operate unit without proper attachments and guards in place , 6
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Throttle Control APPUCAT [ ONS Starter Rope As a Mower : Grip • Cleaning yards , garages , driveways , porches , Front Handle patios , around walls , fences and more On / Off Stop As a vacuum : \ • Picking up [ eaves and other light debris Fuel Cap Slower Tube Slower Rear Handle Outlet Assembled as a Blower Spark Plug \ Shoulder Strap Red EZ : Fire TM Lever Attachment Points Rear Handle Assembled as a Vacuum Front Handle Vacuum Primer Bulb Sag Hook \ Muffler Vacuum Sag Zipper Air filter / muffler cover \ Vacuum Bag \ \ Adapter \ Vacuum Inlet Vacuum Sag
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ASSEMBUNG UNff AS A BLOWER ASSEMBLING UNIT AS A VACUUM Blower Tube Assembly To assemble the unit as a vacuum , begin by removing the blower tube , Refer to the previous section . WARNING : ToprevseenrtiousVacuum Tube Assembly personaUinjurys , top theengineand allowtheimpellertostop WARNmNG : Toprevent serious beforeattachingorremovingtubes , personal injury , stop the engine and allow the impelbr to stop before attaching or removing tubes . WARNING : Toprevesnetrious personal injury or damage to the unit , the blower tube must To prevent serious be installed while operating this unit as a personal injury mor blower . install vacuu NOTE : If the unit was assembled as a vacuum unit , remove all vacuum parts and store away in a secure place for later use . NOTE : If the unit was assembled as a blower unit , remove the blower tube and store away in a • Install the blower tube over the blower outlet and push secure place for later use . it on until both tabs snap into place ( Fig . 1 ) . installation Removing 1 . Align the small arrow on the bwer vacuum tube with • Remove the blower tube by pressing both tabs at the the arrow on the upper vacuum tube ( Fig . 2 ) . same time and pulling off the blower ( Fig . 1 ) . 2 . Grasp the lower and upper vacuum tubes firmly with both hands , and push the lower vacuum tube into the upper vacuum tube . Turn the lower vacuum tube clockwise until it snaps into place and locks . When properly assembled , the dot on the lower tube aligns with the dot on the upper tube . Upper Vac Tube Bbwer Outbt Lower Vac Tube Rg . 1 3 . ASSEMBLING THE GUTTER CLEAN - OUT ADAPTER Flip the biower / vac so it is standing straight up on the muffler cover , The front of the unit and the h order to use the gutter clean - out attachment kit , you vacuum door should face you ( Fig , 3 ) , must install the gutter clean - out adapter ( not included ) . Push the adapter onto the blower outlet until both tabs snap into place ( Fig . 1 ) . Refer to the Gutter Attachment Kit manual for more information 8
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4 . Insert a fiat head screwdriver under Hocking chip , Hilt Installing the Vacuum Bag upward and open vacuum door ( Fig . 4 ) . 7 . Install the vacuum bag adapter over the blower outlet and push on it until both tabs snap into place ( Fig . 5 ) . Locking Position the bag so it hangs below the unit . Vacuum Door Smot 8 . Attach the vacuum bag to the vacuum bag hook located at the underside of the unit . 9 . Keep the bag zipped and shuL Embow F _ g . 3 5 . WhiHehoHding the vacuum door open , insert the assemMed vacuum tube ( put together in Step 2 ) . Vacuum Bag Hook Arrange the tube so the fiat area faces the vacuum door . The grooves on the side of the tube will [ ine up with the small tabs in the impeller intake ( Fig . 4 ) . F _ g . 5 From the exterior , aHignthe small arrow on the vacuum tube with the arrow on the impeller intake . Removing the Vacuum Bag 6 . Push the vacuum tube in firmHyand grip it with both 1 . Unhook the bag . hands . Turn the tube clockwise as far as possible 2 . Remove the vacuum bag by pressing both tabs on until it snaps into place and locks . When properly the vacuum bag elbow at the same time and pulling assembled , the dot on the vacuum tube will align the bag off the blower ( Fig . 5 ) . with the dot on the impeller intake . 3 . Install the blower tube in order to assemble the unit as a blower . 4 . Make sure the vacuum door is securely latched shut . Fiat Vacuum Tube Groove \ WARNmNG : Never operate the unit in the blower configuration without the vacuum door Tabs secured and latched shut . Emptying the Vacuum Bag 1 . Refer to Emptying the Vacuum Bag in Operating Instructions . AHgnws Arro [ mpelmer Intake F _ g . 4
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INSTALUNG THE SHOULDER STRAP Attach Here for Blowing WARNING : Toavoisderious personal injury , Attach Here for never attempt to start the unit when Jg standing with the unit clipped to the shoulder strap . Always follow the starting procedures as described in the Starting / Stopping Instructions section . 1 . Push the strap through the center of the buckle . 2 . Pull the strap over the cross bar and down through the slot in the buckle ( Fig . 6 ) . F _ g . 7 4 . While standing in the operating ) osition , adjust the length to fit the operator's size . Pull the tab to lengthen , puii the strap to shorten ( Fig 8 ) . Fig . 6 i / / / 3 _ Snap the clip on to the support fittings on the front or back of the handle . Clip to the front portion of the handle when using the unit as a blower , and clip to F _ g . 8 the back portion of the handle when using the unit as a vacuum ( Fig . 7 ) . 10
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To Obtain Correct Fuem Mix : OIL AND FUEL [ VilXlNGINSTRUCTIONS ON and / or improperly mixed fuel are the main reasons ThorougHy mix the proper ratio of 2 - cycb engine oil for the unit not running properly . Be sure to use fresh with unleaded gasoline in a separate fuel can . Use a 40 : 1 ( bss than 60 days old ) , cban unleaded fuel . Follow the fueVoil ratio . Do not mix them directly in the engine fuel instructions carefully for the proper fuel / oil mixture . tank . See the Fuel Mixture Table for specific gas and oil mixing ratios . Definition of Bmended Fuels NOTE : One gallon ( 3.8 liters ) of unbaded gasoline mixed Today's fueis are often a bbnd of gasoiine and with one 3.2 oz . ( 95 ml . ) bottle of oxygenates such as ethanol , methanol , or MTBE ( ether ) . 2 - cycb oil makes a 40 : 1 fuel / oil ratio . AIcohol - bbnded fuel absorbs water . As little as 1 % water in the fuel can make fuel and oil separate and leads to formation of acids during storage . When using FUEL MIXTURE TABLE aicohoi - bbnded fuel use fresh fuel Using Bmended Fuems + if you choose to use a bbnded fuel , or its use is unavoNabb , follow recommended precautions : , Always use the fresh fuel mix explained in your operator's manual • Always shake the fuel mix before fueling the unit UNLEADED GAS 2 CYCLE OIL , Drain the tank and run the engine dry before storing the unit 1GALLON US 3.2FL OZ . ( 3.8 LITERS ) ( 95ram ) Using FuemAdditives 1 LITER 25 mm The bottle of 2 - cycb oil that came with your unit contains a fuel additive which will help inhibit corrosion MIXING RATIO - 40 : 1 and minimize the formation of gum deposits . It is recommended that you always use Craftsman 2 - cycb oil with this unit . if Craftsman 2 - cycb oil is unavaiBbb , use a good 2 - WARNING : Gaso , iisne extremely cycle oil designed for air - coobd engines along with a flammable , ignited vapors may explode , fuel additive , such as STA - B [ L " Gas Stabilizer or an stop the engine and allow it to cool equivalent . Add 0.8 oz . ( 23 ml . ) of fuel additive per gallon the fuel tank , Do not smoke of fuel according to the instructions on the container . NEVER add fuel additives directly to the unit's fuel tank . , For proper engine Remove fuel cap • operation and slowly to avoid injury maximum reliability , pay strict attention to from fuel spray , Never operate the unit the oil and fuel mixing instructions on the without the fuel cap securely in place 2 - cycb oil container , Using improperly mixed fuel can severely damage the engine , WARNING : Add fuel in a cban , well ventilated outdoor area , Wipe up any spilled fuel immediately , Avoid creating a source of NOTE : Dispose of the old fuel / oil mix in accordance to Federal , State and Local regulations . 11
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STOPPING INSTRUCTIONS WARNING : Opertahitsuneitonlyina 1 . Move the throttle control to the idle ipositiondling well - ventilaotuetddoorarea . ( - , 111 _ ) A . llow the engine to cool down by Carbonmonoxideexhaustfumescanbe lethailna ( Fig . 10 ) . confinedarea . 2 . Put the On / Off Stop Control in the OFF ( O ) position ( Fig . 10 ) . Throttme Contro _ Idle Fast STARTING iNSTRUCTiONS On / Off Sto _ Control 1 . Mix gas with oil Fill fuei tank with fueFoii mixture . See Oil and Fuel Mixing Instructions . Rg . 9 • personal injury , WARNING . Toavoisderious a 2 _ The On / Off Stop Control is in the ON ( I ) position at aii times ( Fig . 10 ) . 3 . Fully press and release the primer bulb 10 times , slowly . Some amount of fuel should be visible in the primer bulb and fuel lines ( Fig . 10 ) . If you can't see fuel m the bulb , press and release the bulb as many times \ as it takes before you can see fuel in it . Red EZ - Fire TM 4 . Mace the unit in the starting position ( Fig . 11 ) as a Lever blower , Fig . 12 as a vacuum ) . Move the hthrottleis control to the idle position ( - 4111 _ ( F ) ig . 9 ) . T is Fig . 10 especially important during cold starting . Blower TM 5 . Push the red EZ - Fire Lever towards the primer Starting Startere : : bulb until it clicks and locks into place ( Fig , 10 ) , Position Rop TM NOTE : The unit uses the lncredi - Pull starting system TM with MAX FIRE IGNITION , which significantly , reduces the effort required to start the engine You must puii the starter rope out far enough to hear the engine attempt to start , There is no need to npuiily : : the rope briskly - - there is no harsh resistance swhet pulling . Be aware that this starting method is va different from ( and much easier than ) what you may : : be used to . : : 6 . Pull the starter rope out with a controlled and steadynhl : : motion until the engine attempts to start . Repeat u the engine starts . Fig . 11 : 7 . When the enaine starts , move the throttle control to ttheo fast position " ( ' 4 " _ ) and let the engine warm up for 15 Vacuum TM 30 seconds . The red EZ - Fire Lever will click off Startingon automatically when you move the throttle control to Positi the fast position . mFo . . The engine does not start , go back to step 3 . Starter inF . . . The engine stops while moving the throttle , go back Rope to step 5 . mr . . . The engine stops before you move the throttle , move the throttle to the fast position and pull the starter until the blower starts . NOTE : Jfyou are having trouble starting the unit or are , operating in extreme temperatures ( below 40 ° F above 90 ° F ) , refer to the Troubleshooting section . Fig . 12 12
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HOLDING THE BLOWER ! VACUUM , Watch out for children , pets , open windows or freshly washed cars , and blow debris safely away . WARNING : Toavoisde . ous Clean up after using blowers and other equipment , personaU injury , Dispose of debris appropriately . wear goggUes or safety gUasses at aUUtimes when operating this unit , Wear a face mask OPERATING AS A BLOWER or dust mask in dusty locations , 1 Use the blower for trees , shrubs , flower beds and Before operating the unit , stand in the operating position . hard - to - clean areas ( Fig , 13 ) . Check for the following : • Operator is wearing proper cHotMng , such as boots , 2 . Use the unit around buildings and for other normal cleaning procedures ( Fig , 13 ) , safety gHassesor goggHes , ear / hearing protection , gHoves , Hongpants and HongsHeeve shirt 3 . Use the blower around walls , overhangs , fences and screens ( Fig , 14 ) . If the conditions are dusty , the operator is wearing a dust mask or face mask , The unit is in good working condition , The tubes and guards are in place and secure WARNmNG : To prevent serious personaU injury or damage to the unit , make sure Mower tubes or vacuum tubes and the vacuum bag are in pbce before you operate the unit . OPERATING TIPS • Be sure the vacuum bag is zipped closed before operating the unit , Ensure the unit is not directed at anybody or any loose debris before starting the unit , • Verify that the unit is in good working condition , Make sure the tubes and guards are in place and secure . Fig . 13 Always hold the unit securely when operating . Keep a firm grip on both the front and rear handles . To reduce the risk of hearing loss associated with sound level ( s ) , hearing protection is required . • To reduce noise levels , limit the number of pieces of equipment used at any one time . To reduce noise levels , operate power blowers at the lowest possible speed to do the job . Check your equipment before operation , especially the muffler , air intakes and air filters . ° Use rakes and brooms to loosen debris before blowing . • In dusty conditions , slightly dampen surfaces when water is available . • Conserve water by using power blowers instead of hoses for many lawn and garden applications , including areas such as screens , patios , grills , porches , and gardens . Fig . 14 13
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OPERATmNG AS A VACUUM WARNING : When the upper and iower vacuum tubes are removed , make sure the vacuum door is WARNmNG : Toprevseenrtious personaiinjuryor snapped dosed and secured before using damage totheunit , alwaysinstalvlacuum the unit , to avoid injury , from the impeHHer , tubes , vacuum bag and make surethe vacuum bag iscompletelyzippedclosed when operatingthisunitasavacuum , Emptying the Vacuum Bag 1 . Remove the bag from the vacuum bag hook . Check for the following before operating the unit : 2 . Whiie wearing eye protection and a dust mask , unzip • Operator is wearing proper ciothing , such as boots , the vacuum bag and empty the contents into a safety giasses or goggies , ear / hearing protection , garbage bag or container . gioves , iong pants and iong sieeve shirt If the conditions are dusty , operator is equipped with a WARNING : Toavosiedrious dust mask or face mask persona ] iF ! jurtyu , rn offtheunitand allowthe impellertostop • The unit is in good worMng condition - - the vacuum beforeopeningvacuum door orinstallinogr tubes and vacuum bag are in piace and secure . removing vacuum bag , • The vacuum shouider strap in piace and correctiy 3 . Turn the bag inside out after initial emptying and adjusted vigorousiy shake out dust and debris . Operation Procedure 4 . Zip chose and reinstaii the vacuum bag . Use the unit for vacuuming up Hightdebris HikeHeaves and paper , Hoid the vacuum , tiiting the suction tube siightiy ( 2 - 4 in or 50 - 100 mm above the ground ) , and use a sweeping action to coiiect Hightdebris ( Fig , 15 ) , The debris wiii flow into the vacuum bag , Items such as smaii Heavesand smaii twigs wiii be muiched as they pass through the fan housing , aiiowing the vacuum bag to hoid more debris , When the bag is fuii , suction wiii noticeabiy decrease , Turn off the unit and aiiow the impeiier to stop before you unzip the bag , Unzip the bag and empty the contents before continuing , Refer to Emptying the Vacuum Bag , WARNING : Toavoisderious personalinjury , neverunzipthevacuum bag without stoppingthe unitfirst WARNING : As a vacuum , the unit is designed to pick up dry material such as Heaves , grass , small ] twigs and bits of paper , To avoid serious persona ] ir _ ury , do not attempt to vacuum wet debris and / or standing water as this may Fig . 15 resuit in damage to the Mower / vacuum , To avoid severe damage to the impeller , do not vacuum metal broken giass or similar items . WARNING : Avosidituatiothnast couid catch the vacuum bag on fire , Do not operate near an not vacuum discarded cigars or cigarettes unless the cinders are completely cool , 14
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MAmNTENANCE SCHEDULE NOTE : Maintenance , repHacement , or repair of the emission controH devices and system may be Perform these required maintenance procedures at the performed by a Sears or other quaHified service frequency stated in the tame . These procedures shouHd deaHer . Call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME < _ for more also be a part of any seasonaHtune - up . information . NOTE : Some maintenance procedures may require In order to ensure peak performance of yourort special tooUs or sMHs . If you are unsure about engine , inspection of the engine exhaust p these procedures take your unit to a Sears or may be necessary after 50 hours of operation . If other quaHified service deaHer . Call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME < _ . you notice lost RPM , poor performance ormay general lack of acceleration , this service be required . If you feel your engine is in need of this inspection , refer service to a Sears or other , To prevent serious qualified service dealer . Call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - , inJury , never perform HOME < mfor more information . DO NOT attempt maintenance or repairs with unit running . to perform this process yourself as engine AHways service and repair a cooHunit . damage may result from contaminants involved in Disconnect the spark pHugwire to ensure that the cleaning process for the port . the unit cannot start . FREQUENCY MAINTENANCE REQUIRED REFER TO Before starting engine Fi [ [ fuel tank with fresh fuel Page 11 Every 10 hours Clean and re - oil air filter Page 15 Check and clean spark arrestor Page 16 Every 25 hours Check spark plug condition and gap Page 17 Inspect exhaust port and spark arrestor screen for clogging or Page 16 Every 50 hours obstruction to assure maximum performance levels AiR FILTER MAmNTENANCE Cleaning the Air Filter Clean and re - oil the air filter every 10 hours of operation . Removing the Air Filter / Muffler Cover It is an important item to maintain . Failure to maintain your air filter properly can result in poor performance or WARNING " Tovoidserious can cause permanent damage to your engine . • personal injury , always turn your unit off and allow it to cool 1 . Remove air filter / muffler cover . Refer to Removing before you clean or service it . the Air Filter / Muffler Cover . 2 . Turn cover over and look inside to locate the air filter . 1 . Remove the four ( 4 ) screws securing the air Remove the air filter from inside the air filter / muffler filter / muffler cover ( Fig . 16 ) . Use a flat blade or cover ( Fig . 17 ) . T20 Torx bit screwdriver . 3 . Wash the filter in detergent and water ( Fig . 18 ) . Rinse the filter thoroughly . Squeeze out excess water . Allow 2 . Pull the cover from the engine . Do not force . it to dry completely . Red EZ - Fire TM Lever Screws Screws Air FHter Mumer _ _ _ I . _ Inside Cover Fig . 17 Fig , 18 Fig . 16 15
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4 . Clean the spark arrestor screen with a wire brush . Replace it if it is damaged , or if you are unable to clean it thoroughly . 5 . Reinstall the spark arrestor screen by putting the " raised " portion of the screen inside the recessed hole of the muffler . Make sure that the spark arrestor screen fits flat against the muffler . 6 . Place the spark arrestor plate on top of the spark arrestor screen with the " raised " side up and the opening facing towards the engine ( Fig . 21 ) . 7 . Place the spark arrestor hood on top of the spark Fig . 19 Fig . 20 arrestor plate with the " raised " side up and the opening facing AWAY from the engine ( Fig . 21 ) . Verify 4 . Apply enough dean SAE 30 oil to lightly coat the that the exhaust will be directed AWAY from the filter ( Fig . lg ) . engine . 5 . Squeeze the filter to spread and remove excess oil 8 . Replace the two screws you removed in Step 2 and ( Fig . 20 ) . tighten them securely . 6 . Rephce the air filter inside the air filter / muffler cover 9 . Reinstall the air filter / muffler cover ( Fig + 16 ) . ( Fig . 17 ) . NOTE : Operating the unit without the air filter and air filter / muffler cover assemMy will VOiD the WARNING : Iftheexhaust warranty . deflector assembly is not tightened securely , it could fall offcausing Reinstalling the Air Filter / Muffler Cover damage to the unit and possible serious 1 . Phce the air filter / muffler cover over the back of the personal injury . carburetor and muffler . Align the screw holes . 2 . insert the four ( 4 ) screws into the holes in the air filter / muffler cover ( Fig . 16 ) and tighten . Do not over tighten . NOTE : Make sure that the Red EZ - Fire TM lever is Spark Arrestor positioned away from the primer bulb . Screen SPARK ARRESTOR MAINTENANCE Pmate / Spark Arrestor NOTE : Please let engine cool . The exhaust can only flow in one direction : AWAY from the engine . Pay " \ / Opening close attention when disassembling the muffler so you can put it back together correctly . Failure Engine to do so will damage the unit and may cause Recessed Hole serious personal injury . " \ 1 . Remove air filter / muffler cover . Refer to Removing the Air Filter / Muffler Cover . Spark Arrestor Hood Assembly includes : 2 . Locate the muffler , but do not remove it . Find the two Spark Arrestor Screen Spark Arrestor ( 2 ) screws on the bottom of the muffler ( Fig . 21 ) . Spark Arrestor Plate Hood These two screws hold the Spark Arrestor Hood Spark Arrestor Hood and Screws Assembly and the spark arrestor screen to the Screws bottom of the muffler . Remove the two ( 2 ) screws Fig . 21 using either a Torx T20 or flat blade screwdriver . 3 . Using a small flat blade screwdriver , carefully pry up the spark arrestor screen from the recessed hole , taking care to notice that the " raised " part of the spark arrestor screen is inside the recessed hole . Remove the spark arrestor screen from the muffler . 16
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CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT The idie speed of the engine is adjustabb through the air fiiter / muffbr cover ( Fig . 22 ) . NOTE : Carebss adjustments can seriousiy damage your unit . Contact a Sears or other qualified service dealer to make carburetor adjustments . Call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME @ for more information Check Fuel Mixture tdme Speed Screw Oid and / or improperly mixed rue ] is usually the reason for improper unit performance . Drain and refill the tank with fresh , property - mixed rue ] prior to making any adJustments . Refer to Of and Fuel Information . Clean Air Filter The condition of the air filter is important to the operation of the unit . A dirty air filter will restrict air flow and change the air / fuel mixture . This is often mistaken for an out of adjustment carburetor . Check the condition of the air filter before adjusting the idle speed screw . Refer to Air Filter Maintenance . Fig . 22 Adjust Idle Speed Screw REPLACING THE SPARK PLUG Use a Champion RDJ7Y spark plug , or equivalent . The correct air gap is 0.020 inch ( 0.5 ram } . Remove the plugn . after every 25 hours of operation and check its conditio 1 . Stop the engine and allow it to cool . Grasp the plug to prevent serious personal injury . wire firmly and pull it from the spark plug . 2 . Clean around the spark plug . Remove the spark plug from the cylinder head by turning a 5 / 8 - inch socket counterclockwise . 3 . Replace a cracked , fouled or dirty spark plug . Set the air gap at 0.020 in . ( 0.5 ram } using a feeler gauge ( Fig + 23 ) + If after checking the fuel mixture and cleaning the air filter the engine still will not idle , adjust the idle speed screw as follows . the cylinder . 1 . Start the engine and let it run at the fast position for a minute to warm up . Refer to Starting / Stopping 4 . Install a correctly - gapped spark plug in the cylinder instructions + head . Tighten by turning the 5 / 8 - inch socket 2 . Move the throttle control to the idle position and let clockwise until snug . the engine idle . If the engine stops , insert a small If using a torque wrench torque to : phillips or flat blade screwdriver into the hole in the 110 - 120 + n . olb . ( 12.3 - 13.5 N + m ) air filter / muffler cover ( Fig . 22 ) . Turn the idle speed screw in , clockwise , 1 / 8 of a turn at a time ( as Do not over tighten . needed ) until the engine idles smoothly . 3 . If the engine appears to be idling too fast , turn the idle speed screw counter - clockwise 1 / 8 of a turn at a time ( as needed ) , to reduce idle speed . Spark Checking the fuel mixture , cleaning the air filter , and - - Pmug adjusting the idle speed should solve most engine problems . If not and all of the following are true : • the engine will not idle the engine hesitates or stalls on acceleration t there is a loss of engine power Fig . 23 Have the carburetor adjusted by a Sears or other qualified service dealer . Call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME @ for more information . 17
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TRANSPORTING STORAGE Never store a fueled unit where fumes may reach an Allow the engine to cool before transporting , open flame or spark . • Drain fuel from unit , • Allow the engine to cool before storing . • Tighten fuel cap before transporting , Store the unit locked up to prevent unauthorized use • Secure the unit while transporting , or damage . CLEANING THE UNiT • Store the unit in a dry , well - ventilated area . Store the unit out of the reach of children . LONG TERM STORAGE If you plan on storing the unit for an extended time , use before you clean or service it . the following storage procedure : Use a small brush to clean off the outside of the unit . 1 . Carefully drain the fuel tank by running the unit dry or Do not use strong detergents . Household cleaners that remove fuel cap and tip the motor housing over and contain aromatic oils such as pine and lemon , and solvents such as kerosene , can damage plastic housing drain oil / gas fuel into a container with the same 2 - or handle . Wipe off any moisture with a soft cloth . cycle fuel mixture . Do not use fuel that has been stored for more than 60 days . CLEANING THE VACUUM BAG 1 . Empty the bag after each use to avoid deterioration CAUTION " Dispose of the old • fuel / oil mixture in and obstructing air flow , which will reduce the accordance with all Federal , State , and Local performance of the vacuum . regulations . 2 . Wearing eye protection and a dust mask , clean the bag as needed . Turn the bag inside out after initial 2 _ Start the engine and allow it to run until it stalls . This emptying and vigorously shake out dust and debris . ensures that all fuel has been drained from the 3 . Wash the bag once a year or more often if needed : carburetor . a . Remove the vacuum bag . 3 _ Allow the engine to cool . Remove the spark plug and b . Turn bag inside out . put 1 oz . ( 30 mi ) of any high quaiity motor oii or c . Hang it up . 2 - cycle oil into the cylinder , Puii the starter rope slowly to distribute the oil , Reinstall the spark plug , d . Hose it down thoroughly . e . Hang to dry . f . Turn bag right - side out and reinstall . CAUTION " Dispose of the old • fuel / oil mixture in CLEARING A BLOCKED TUBE 1 iMPELLER accordance with aii Federal , State , and Local uiations . WARNING : Toavoisderious personal injury , be NOTE : Remove the spark plug and drain aii of the oil sure the unit is off before cleaning or from the cylinder before attempting to start the ) erforming any maintenance on it . unit after storage . 4 . Thoroughly clean the unit and inspect it for any loose or damaged parts , Repair or replace damaged parts WARNING : Toavoisderious personal injury , and tighten loose screws , nuts or bolts . The unit is always wear gloves to protect yourself from ready for storage . the impeller blades or other sharp objects . Press the On / Off Stop control down in the STOP ( O ) [ 4osition until the engine comes to a complete stop Fig . 10 ) . 2 _ Disconnect the spark plug wire to prevent the unit from starting . 3 . Remove the blower / vacuum tube and the vacuum bag . 4 . Carefully remove material blocking the tube or impeller . Inspect the blades to assure no damage has occurred . Rotate the impeller blades by hand to assure the blockage is completely cleared . 5 , Reinstall the vacuum bag and blower / vacuum tube . 6 . Reconnect the spark plug wire . 18
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CAUSE ACTION 1 . Empty fueHtank 1 . Fill fuel tank with properly mixed fuel 2 . Primer buHbwasn't pressed enough 2 . Press primer bulb fully and slowly 10 times 3 . Engine flooded 3 . Flip throttle lever to FAST and pull starter rope 4 . OHdor improperly mixed fueH 4 . Drain gas tank / Add fresh fuel mixture 5 . FouHedspark pHug 5 . Replace or clean the spark plug 6 . Hugged spark arrestor 6 . Clean or replace spark arrestor 7 . Red EZ - Fire TM Lever wasn't flipped / set 7 . Move lever to the starting position 8 . The outside temperature is bellow 40 ° F 8 . Pull the starter rope up to 10 - 15 times 9 . The outside temperature is above 90 ° F 9 . Move the throttle control to the fast position and pull the starter rope with out moving the red EZ - Fire TM lever 10 . ThrottHe Heveris in the incorrect position 10 . Refer to the Starting / Stopping instructions CAUSE ACTION 1 . Air fiHteris pHugged 1 . Replace or clean the air filter 2 . OM or improperly mixed fueH 2 . Drain gas tank / Add fresh fuel mixture 3 . Improper carburetor adjustment 3 . Adjust according to the Carburetor Adjustments CAUSE ACTION 1 . OHdor improperly mixed fueH 1 . Drain gas tank / Add fresh fuel mixture 2 . Improper carburetor adjustment 2 . Take to a Sears or other qualified service dealer for carburetor adjustment 3 . Dirty air fiHter 3 . Clean or replace the air filter 4 . Mugged spark arrestor 4 . Clean or replace spark arrestor CAUSE ACTION 1 . OHdor improperly mixed fueH 1 . Drain gas tank / Add fresh fuel mixture 2 . Improper carburetor adjustment 2 . Take to a Sears or other qualified service dealer 3 . FouHedspark pHug 3 . Replace or clean the spark plug 4 . Hugged spark arrestor 4 . Clean or replace spark arrestor 5 . Air fiHteris plugged 5 . Replace or clean the air filter CAUSE ACTION 1 . Bag full 1 . Empty bag , as described in Empty the Vacuum Bag 2 . Blocked tube 2 . Clear the blockage as described in Clearing a Blocked Tube / Impefler 3 . Blocked impeller 3 . Clear the blockage as described in Clearing a Blocked Tube / Impeller 4 . Damaged impeller 4 . Take the unit to a Sears or other qualified service dealer NOTE : For repairs beyond the minor adjustments listed above , contact your nearest Sears Parts & ® Repair center ( 1 800 4 M % HOME } or other qualified service dealer for an adjustment . 19
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EngineType . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A . i . r . - . C . o . o . H . e . d . , 2 . - . C . y . c . l . e . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DispHacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31.5 cc ( 1.95 cu . in ) IdHeSpeed RPM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,200 - 4,400 rpm Vacuum Operating RPM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6,800 + rpm BHower Operating RPM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7,200 + rpm Ignition Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EHectronic - MAX HRE IGNITION TM On / Off Stop Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rocker Switch Spark Hug Gap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.020 inch ( 0.5 mm ) Lubrication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FueFOiHMixture FueFOiHRatio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 : 1 Carburetor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Diaphragm , AH - Position Starter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Incredi - PuH TM Starting Auto Rewind Muffler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BaffHedwith Guard FueHTank Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 ounces ( 384 mH ) ThrottHe ControH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Finger - Tip Lever BHower VeHodty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . up to 205 mph ( 330 kmh ) BHower Air Output . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . up to 425 cfm ( 12.1 cmm ) Mulching Ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . up to 10 : 1 Vacuum Bag Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5 bushels ( 52.8 Liters ) Shoulder Strap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SingHe Quick - Snap Approximate Unit Weight ( no fuel with blower tube ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11.3 lb . ( 5.2 kg ) Hearing protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gutter Clean Out Adapter _ AIIspecifications are based on the latest product information available at the time of printing . We reserve the right to make changes at any time without notice . 2O
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ENGINE PARTS - MODEL 794970 2 - CYCLE GAS MULCHING BLOWER VACUUM mtem PaR No . Item Part No . Description Description 1 753 - 04810 27 753 - 05011 Pull Handle Muffler Cover Assembly ( includes 2 & 30 ) 2 791 - 180350B Air Cleaner Filter 28 791 - 613103 Rope 3 791 - 180351 29 791 - 181862 Carburetor Mounting Screw Housing Screw 4 753 - 04227 Choke Knob 30 791 - 181345 Cover Screw 5 753 - 1194 Choke Plate 31 753 - 05010 Starter Housing Assembly ( includes 23 - 30 & 44 ) 6 753 - 04807 32 791 - 182402 Wire Lead Carburetor Assembly ( includes 7 & 18 ) 7 791 - 610675 Carburetor Gasket 33 753 - 05012 Module Assembly 8 791 - 181860 Carb Mount Screw 34 791 - 610311B Spark Plug 9 791 - 683974B 35 753 - 04618 Primer & Hose Assembly Muffler Assembly ( includes 36 & 37 ) 10 753 - 1196 36 753 - 04619 Exhaust Gasket Carb Mount Assembly ( includes 8 , 11 & 12 ) 11 791 - 684451 37 753 - 04620 Reed Assembly Muffler Mounting Bolt Set 12 753 - 1208 Carburetor Mount Gasket 38 753 - 04814 Cylinder Assembly ( includes 40 & 41 ) 13 753 - 04747 39 753 - 04367 Crankcase Service Assembly ( includes 8 ) Piston and Rod Assembly 14 791 - 612134 40 753 - 04182 Rear Mounting Pad Cylinder Gasket 15 753 - 04310 41 791 - 182723 Fuel Tank Assembly ( includes 16 - 18 ) Cylinder Bolt 16 791 - 181803 42 791 - 182396 Washer Fuel Cap 17 791 - 181086 Fuel Return Line 43 791 - 181524 Crankshaft Extension 18 791 - 682039 44 753 - 04288 Palnut Fuel Line Assembly 19 791 - 145308 753 - 04689 Front Mounting Pad Spark Arrestor 20 753 - 04409 753 - 1209 Shroud Extension ( includes 30 ) Piston Ring Set 21 791 - 182736 753 - 04924 Flywheel Assembly Short Block Assembly 22 753 - 04748 ( includes 8 , 13 , 34 & 38 - 41 ) Spacer 23 753 - 04705 Pulley Retainer 24 753 - 04459 Recoil Pulley Assembly ( includes 28 & 44 ) Items Not Shown 25 753 - 04286 Recoil Spring 26 791 - 611061 Rope Guide 21
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HOUSING PARTS - MODEL 794970 2 - CYCLE GAS MULCHING BLOWER VACUUM / \ \ \ \ Item Part No . Description 1 753 - 05046 Engine Cover Assm ( includes 2 ) 2 791 - 181345 Screw Item Part No , Description 3 753 - 05047 Handle Assm ( includes 2 ) 19 753 - 04456 4 753 - 05013 Vacuum Door Spring Throtde control Assm ( includes 5 - 9 ) 20 753 - 04455 Vacuum Door Lock 5 791 - 182420 Upper Throttle Control Plate 21 753 - 05015 WacuurN Door 6 753 - 05014 Throttle Control Lever 22 791 - 182424 7 791 - 182423 Screw Mounting Plate Hardware 23 753 - 05016 Blower Tube 8 791 - 182405 Rocker Switch Assm 24 791 - 182477 9 791 - 182422 Lower Throttle Control Plate Vacuum Bag Adaptor 25 753 - 05017 10 791 - 00049 Throttle Cable Upper Vacuum Tube 26 791 - 180467 Lower Vacuum Tube 11 753 - 04809 Engine Mount Plate ( includes 12 & 13 ) 791 - 612930 Cable Tie 12 791 - 182409 Washer 753 - 04458 13 753 - 04755 Screw Vacuum Bag Assm 14 753 - 04596 ( includes Bag & Cable Tie ) Impeller Blade 791 - 682075B 15 753 - 04482 Shoulder Strap Impeller Hardware ( includes 16 - 18 ) 16 753 - 04833 Washer Items Not Shown 17 753 - 04834 Lock Washer 18 791 - 182414 Bolt 22
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California / EPA Emission Control Warranty Statement Your Warranty Rights and Obligations The California Air Resources Board , The Environmental Protection Agency and Sears are pleased to explain the emission control system warranty on your 2000 and later small off - road engine . New small off - road engines must be designed , built and equipped to meet stringent anti - smog standards . Sears , Roebuck and Co . must warrant the emission control system on your small off - road engine for the periods of time listed below provided there has been no abuse , neglect or improper maintenance of your small off - road engine . Your Emission control system may include parts such as the carburetor or fueNnjection system , the ignition system , and catalytic converter . Also included may be hoses , belts , connectors and other emission - related assemblies . Where a warrantable condition exists , Sears will repair your small off - road engine at no cost to you including diagnosis , parts and labor . The 2000 and later small off - road engines are warranted for two years , if any emission - related part on your engine is defective , the part w + mmbe repaired or replaced by Sears . Owner's Warranty Responsibilities ° As the small off - road engine owner , you are responsible for the performance of the required maintenance listed in your operator's manual . Sears recommends that you retain all receipts covering maintenance on your small off - road engine , but Sears cannot deny warranty solely for the lack of receipts or for your failure to ensure the performance of all scheduled maintenance . , As the small off - road engine owner , you should however be aware that Sears may deny you warranty coverage if your small off - road engine or a part has failed due to abuse , neglect , improper maintenance or unapproved modifications . You are responsible for presenting your small off - road engine to a Sears authorized service center as soon as problem exists . The warranty repairs should be completed in a reasonable amount of time , not to exceed 30 days . if you have any questions regarding your warranty rights and responsibilities , you should call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ( _ . Manufacturer's Warranty Coverage ° The warranty period begins on the date the engine or equipment is delivered to the retail purchaser . ° The manufacturer warrants to the initial owner and each subsequent purchaser , that the engine is free from defects in material and workmanship which cause the failure of a warranted part for a period of two years . Repair and replacement of warranted part will be performed at no charge to the owner at an authorized Sears service center . For the nearest location please contact Sears at : 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ( _ . , Any warranted part which is not scheduled for replacement , as required maintenance or which is scheduled only for regular inspection to the effect of " Repair or Replace as Necessary " is warranted for the period . Any warranted part which is scheduled for replacement as required maintenance will be warranted for the period of time up to the first scheduled replacement point for that part . The owner will not be charged for diagnostic labor which leads to the determination that a warranted part is defective , [ f the diagnostic work is performed at an authorized Sears Service Center . • The manufacturer is liable for damages to other engine components caused by the failure of a warranted part still under warranty . Failures caused by abuse , neglect or improper maintenance are not covered under warranty . , The use of add - on or modified parts can be grounds for disallowing a warranty claim . The manufacturer is not liable to cover failures of warranted parts caused by the use of add - on or modified parts . + In order to file a claim , go to your nearest authorized Sears Service Center . Warranty service or repairs will be provided at all authorized Sears Service Centers . • Any manufacturer approved replacement part may be used in the performance of any warranty maintenance or repair of emission related parts and will be provided without charge to the owner . Any replacement part that is equivalent in performance or durability may be used in non - warranty maintenance or repair and will not reduce the warranty obligations of the manufacturer . • The following components are included in the emission related warranty : engine , air filter , carburetor , primer , fuel lines , fuel pick up / fuel filter , ignition module , spark plug and muffler . 3O
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Repair Protection Agreements Congratulations on making a smart purchase . Your new Craftsman e _ product is designed and manufactured for years of dependable opera - tion . But like all products , it may require repair from time to time . That's when having a Repair Protection Agreement can save you money and aggravation . Purchase a Repair Protection Agreement now and protect yourself from unexpected hassle and expense . Here's what's included in the Agreement : [ ] Expert service by our 12,000 professional repair specialists [ ] Unlimited service and no charge for parts and labor on all covered repairs [ ] Product replacement if your covered prod - uct can't be fixed [ ] Discount of 10 % from regular price of service and service - related parts not cov - ered by the agreement ; also , 10 % off regular price of preventive maintenance check [ ] Fast help by phone - phone support from a Sears technician on products requiring in - home repair , plus convenient repair scheduling Once you purchase the Agreement , a simple phone call is all that it takes for you to schedule service . You can call anytime day or night , or schedule a service appointment online . Sears has over 12,000 professional repair spe - cialists , who have access to over 4.5 million quality parts and accessories . That's the kind of professionalism you can count on to help pro - long the life of your new purchase for years to come . Purchase your Repair Protection Agree - ment today ! Some limitations and exclusions apply . For prices and additional information call 1 - 800 - 827 - 6655 . Sears Installation Service For Sears professional installation of home appliances , garage door openers , water heaters , and other major home items , in the U . S . A . call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ® 31
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0791-682075B Strap
0791-612930 Clamp
0753-1209 Piston
0753-04458 Vacuum bag
0753-04924 Short block
0753-04689 Spark arrestor
1753-04810 Muffler cover assembly (includes 2 and 30)
10753-1196 Carburetor
11791-684451 Reed assembly
12753-1208 Gasket
13753-04747 Crankcase
14791-612134 Mount pad
15753-04310 Fuel tank
16791-181803 Fuel cap
17791-181086 Fuel line
18791-682039 Fuel line
19791-145308 Pad
2791-180350B Filter
20753-04409 Shroud extension (includes 30)
21791-182736 Flywheel
22753-04748 Spacer
23753-04705 Retainer
24753-04459 Pulley
25753-04286 Recoil spring
26791-611061 Rope guide
27753-05011 Pull handle
28791-613103 Pulley
29791-181862 Screw
3791-180351 Screw
30791-181345 Screw
31753-05010 Housing
32791-182402 Wire lead assembly
33753-05012 Module assembly (includes 42)
34791-610311B Spark plug
35753-04618 Muffler assembly (includes 36 and 37)
36753-04619 Gasket
37710-04188a Muffler mounting bolt set
38753-04814 Cylinder assembly (includes items 48 and 49)
39753-04367 Piston and rod assembly w/rings
4753-04227 Choke lever
40753-04182 Cylinder gasket
41791-182723 Bolt
42791-182396 Washer
43791-181524 Crankshaft extension
44753-04288 Pal nut
5753-1194 Choke plate
6753-04807 Carburetor
7791-610675 Gasket carburetor
8791-181860 Screw
9791-683974B Primer and hose
0791-682075B Strap
0791-612930 Clamp
0753-1209 Piston
0753-04458 Vacuum bag
0753-04924 Short block
0753-04689 Spark arrestor
1753-05046 Engine cover assembly (includes 2)
10791-00049 Throttle cable
11753-04809 Mounting plate assembly (includes 47 and 48)
12791-182409 Washer
13753-04755 Screw
14753-04596 Impeller blade
15753-04482 Impeller hardware
16753-04833 Washer
17753-04834 Lock washer
18791-182414 Hex head bolt
19753-04456 Vacuum door spring
2791-181345 Screw
20753-04455 Vacuum door lock
21753-05015 Vacuum door
22791-182424 Mounting plate hardware
23753-05016 Blower tube
24791-182477 Adapter
25753-05017 Upper vacuum tube
26791-180467 Lower Tube
3753-05047 Handle
4753-05013 Throttle lever
5791-182420 Throttle control plate
6753-05014 Throttle control lever
7791-182423 Screw
8791-182405 Switch
9791-182422 Mulch plate