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Instruction Manual I CRAFTSMAN ° I 25cc / 1.5 cu . in . 2 - Cycle 200 MPH / 400 CFM GASOLINE POWERED BLOWER / VAC Model No . 358.794940 • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Parts List • Espar _ ol WARNING : Read and follow all Safety Rules and Operating Instructions before first use of this product . For answers to your questions about this product : Call 7 am - 7 pm , Mon . - Sat . , or 10 am - 7 pm , Sun . 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 ( Hours listed are Central Time ) Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 U . S . A . 530165839 - 01 1 / 19 / 05
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Warranty Statement 2 Troubleshooting Table 11 Safety Rules 2 Emissions Statement 12 Assembly 4 Parts List 14 Operation 6 Spanish 17 Maintenance 9 Parts and Ordering Back Storage 11 FULL TWO YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN ® GAS BLOWER For two ( 2 ) years from date of purchase , when this Gas Blower is maintained , lubricated , and tuned up according to the instructions in the instruction manual , Sears will repair , free of charge , any defects in material or workmanship . This warranty excludes blower tubes , spark plug , and air cleaner , which are ex - pendable parts and become worn during normal use . If this blower is used for commercial purposes , this warranty applies for 90 days from the date of purchase . If this Blower is used for rental purposes , this warranty applies for 30 days from the date of purchase . This warranty applies only while this product is in use in the United States . WARRANTY SERVICE IS AVAILABLE BY RETURNING THE BLOWER TO THE NEAREST SEARS STORE OR SERVICE CENTER IN THE 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 , IL 60179 z _ • For best results during vacuum use , dt _ WARNING : Failure to follow all operate your unit at high speed . Safety Rules and Precautions can re - • Move slowly back and forth over the sult in serious injury . material as you vacuum . Avoid forc - KNOW YOUR UNIT ing the unit into a pile of debris as • Read your instruction manual care - this can clog the unit . fully until you completely understand • Keep the vacuum tube about an inch and can follow all warnings and above the ground for best results . safety rules before operating the unit . PLAN AHEAD • Restrict unit to users who under - • Always wear eye protection when op - stand and will follow all warnings and safety rules in this manual . erating , servicing , or performing main - tenance on unit . Wearing eye protec - _ I _ WARNING : Inspect area before tion will help to prevent rocks or debris starting unit . Remove all debris and from being blown or ricocheting into hard objects such as rocks , glass , eyes and face which can result in wire , etc . that can ricochet , be thrown , blindness and / or serious injury . Eye or otherwise cause injury or damage protection should be marked Z87 . during operation . • Always wear foot protection . Do not Use your unit as a blower for : go barefoot or wear sandals . • Sweeping debris or grass clippings • Always wear respirator or face mask from driveways , sidewalks , patios , etc . when working with unit in dusty envi - • Blowing grass clippings , straw , or ronments . leaves into piles , around joints , or be - tween bricks . • Secure hair above shoulder length . Secure or remove jewelry , loose Use your unit as a vacuum for : clothing , or clothing with loosely • Picking up dry material such as hanging straps , ties , tassels , etc . leaves , grass , small twigs , and bits of They can be caught in moving parts . paper . - 2 -
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• Do not operate unit when you are picked up by the air intake and tired , ill , upset , or if you are under the thrown out through discharge open - influence of alcohol , drugs , or medi - ing , damaging unit , property , or caus - cation . ing serious injury to bystanders or • Keep children , bystanders , and ani - operator . mals away from work area a mini - • Avoid dangerous environments . Do not use in unventilated areas or mum of 30 feet ( 10 meters ) when starting or operating unit . Do not where explosive vapors or carbon point blower nozzle in the direction of monoxide build up could be present . • Do not overreach or use from unsta - people or pets . ble surfaces such as ladders , trees , HANDLE FUEL WITH CAUTION , IT IS steep slopes , rooftops , etc . Keep firm HIGHLY FLAMMABLE footing and balance at all times . • Eliminate all sources of sparks or • Never place objects inside the flame ( including smoking , open blower tubes ; always direct the blow - flames , or work that can cause ing debris away from people , ani - sparks ) in the areas where fuel is mals , glass , and solid objects such mixed , poured , or stored . as trees , automobiles , walls , etc . The • Mix and pour fuel in an outdoor area ; force of air can cause rocks , dirt , or store fuel in a cool , dry , well ventilated sticks to be thrown or to ricochet place ; use an approved , marked con - which can hurt people or animals , tainer for all fuel purposes . break glass , or cause other damage . • Do not smoke while handling fuel or • Never run unit without the proper while operating the unit . equipment attached . When using • Make sure the unit is properly as - your unit as a blower , always install sembled and in good operating con - dition . blower tubes . When using the op - tional vacuum kit , always install vac - • Do not fill fuel tank while engine is uum tubes and vacuum bag assem - running . bly . Make sure vacuum bag assem - • Avoid spilling fuel or oil . Wipe up fuel bly is completely zipped . spills before starting engine . • Check air intake opening , blower • Move at least 10 feet ( 3 meters ) tubes , and vacuum tubes frequently , away from fuel and fueling site be - always with engine stopped and fore starting engine . spark plug disconnected . Keep vents • Always store gasoline in a container and discharge tubes free of debrisct approved for flammable liquids . which can accumulate and restri OPERATE YOUR UNIT SAFELY proper air flow . • Never place any object in air intake ' _ WARNING : Stop tile engine be - opening as this could restrict proper air fore opening the vacuum inlet door . flow and cause damage to the unit . The engine must be stopped and the • Never use for spreading chemicals , impeller blades no longer turning to fertilizers , or other substances which avoid serious injury from the rotating may contain toxic materials . blades . • To avoid spreading fire , do not use • Inspect unit before each use for near leaf or brush fires , fireplaces , worn , loose , missing , or damaged barbecue pits , ashtrays , etc . parts . Do not use until unit is in • Use only for jobs explained in this proper working order . manual . • Keep outside surfaces free from oil and fuel . MAINTAIN YOUR UNIT PROPERLY • Have all maintenance other than the • Never start or run engine inside a closed room , building or other un - recommended procedures described ventilated area . Breathing exhaust in the instruction manual performed fumes can kill . by a Sears Service Center . • To avoid static electricity shock , do • Disconnect spark plug before per - not wear rubber gloves or any other forming maintenance except for car - insulated gloves while operating unit . buretor adjustments . • Do not set unit on any surface ex - • Use only recommended Craftsman _ cept a clean , hard area while engine replacement parts ; use of any other is running . Debris such as gravel , parts may void your warranty and sand , dust , grass , etc . could be cause damage to your unit . - 3 -
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• Empty fuel tank before storing the Users who operate power tools on a unit . Use up fuel left in carburetor by continual and regular basis must moni - starting engine and letting it run until tor closely their physical condition and the condition of this tool . it stops . • Do not use any accessory or attach - SPECIAL NOTICE : For users on U . S . ment other than those recommended Forest Land and in some states , includ - by manufacturer for use with your unit . ing California ( Public Resources Codes • Do not store the unit or fuel in a closed 4442 and 4443 ) , Idaho , Maine , Minne - area where fuel vapors can reach sota , New Jersey , Oregon , and Wash - sparks or an open flame from hot ington : Certain internal combustion en - water heaters , electric motors or gines operated on forest , brush , and / or switches , furnaces , etc . grass covered land in the above areas • Store in a dry area out of reach of are required to be equipped with a spark children . arresting screen , maintained in effective SAFETY NOTICE : Exposure to vibra - working order , or the engine must be tions through prolonged use of gaso - constructed , equipped , and maintained line powered hand tools could cause for the prevention of fire . Check with blood vessel or nerve damage in the your state or local authorities for regula - fingers , hands , and joints of people tions pertaining to these requirements . prone to circulation disorders or abnor - Failure to follow these requirements is a mal swelling . Prolonged use in cold violation of the law . This unit is not facto - weather has been linked to blood ves - ry equipped with a spark arresting sel damage in otherwise healthy screen ; however , a spark arresting people . If symptoms occur such as screen is available as an optional part . If numbness , pain , loss of strength , a spark arresting screen is required in change in skin color or texture , or loss your area , contact Sears Service for the of feeling in the fingers , hands , or correct kit . The spark arresting screen , joints , discontinue the use of this tool and seek medical attention . An blower tubes , and nozzles must be as - sembled to unit to be in full compliance antivibration system does not guaran - tee the avoidance of these problems . with regulations . CARTON CONTENTS sure your unit is properly assembled and all fasteners are secure . Check carton contents against the fol - • A standard screwdriver is required lowing list . Model 358.794940 for assembly . • Blower BLOWER ASSEMBLY • Blower tube BLOWER TUBE ASSEMBLY • Elbow tube If you have already assembled your • Vacuum bag unit for use as a vacuum , remove the • Upper vacuum tube vacuum tubes and collection bag . • Lower vacuum tube 1 . Align the rib on the blower tube • 2 - Cycle engine oil with the groove in the blower outlet ; NOTE : It is normal for the fuel filter to slide the tube into place . rattle in the empty fuel tank . NOTE : Knob must be loose enough toow - allow blower tube to be inserted in bl ASSEMBLY er outlet . Loosen knob by turning coun - terclockwise . _ . WARNING : Stop engine and be sure the impeller blades have stopped 17 ' _ _ Blower turning before opening the vacuum in - Ootlet Blower let door or attempting to insert or re - £ , _ ' _ - _ , , _ , q ' _ _ . / Tube move the vacuum tubes . The rotating blades can cause serious injury . , _ WARNING : If you receive your _ Groove _ _ Rib . . . . . . . . . . unit assembled , repeat all steps to en - - 4 -
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2 . Secure the tube by turning the _ , _ lower knob clockwise . Outlet 3 . To remove the tube , turn the knob counterclockwise to loosen the tctu ea tube ; remove the tube . inlet Cover VACUUM ASSEMBLY VACUUM BAG ASSEMBLY 1 . Open tile zipper on the vacuum 3 . Gently tilt the handle of the screw - bag and insert the elbow tube . driver toward the back of the unit to 2 . Push the small end of the elbow release the latch while pulling up tube through the small opening in on the vacuum inlet cover with your the bag . other hand . Elbow 4 . Hold the vacuum inlet cover open Tube Small until upper vacuum tube is installed . Opening i , Vacuum inlet Zipper Opening Rib Retaining Post X _ . . _ / ' _ ) i : . , _ NOTE : Make sure edge of the small opening is flush against the flared area of the elbow tube , and the rib on the elbow tube is on the bottom . 3 . Close the zipper on the bag . Make sure the zipper is closed completely . 5 . Place the hooks of the upper vacu - 4 . Remove blower tube from engine . um tube on the retaining posts of the unit . 6 . Pivot the tube until it is secured to the blower unit by the vacuum inlet latch . PIVOT Inlet Cover Latch ve 5 . Insert the elbow tube into the blow - er outlet . Make sure elbow tube is aligned with the blower outlet groove . 6 . Turn knob clockwise to secure el - bow tube . VACUUM TUBE ASSEMBLY Hook Post 1 . Align tile lower vacuum tube asbe shown . Push lower vacuum tu into upper vacuum tube . HOW TO CONVERT UNIT FROM VACUUM USE TO BLOWER USE Upper 1 . Remove the vacuum tubes by in - serting the tip of a screwdriver into Vacuum Tube _ - _ _ the latch area of the vacuum inlet . 2 . Gently tilt handle of screwdriver to - L ° vaTWuebem ward the back of the unit to release the latch while pulling up on the up - 2 . Insert the tip of a screwdriver into per vacuum tube with your other the latch area of the vacuum inlet . hand . - 5 -
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3 . Extend your left arm toward the rear of the vacuum bag . 4 . Adjust shoulder strap until the vac - uum bag / shoulder strap seam lies between your thumb and index finger . 5 . Make sure air flows freely from the elbow tube into bag . If bag is kinked , the unit will not operate properly . 3 . Remove the vacuum bag . 4 = Close the vacuum inlet cover and make sure it is latched closed . 5 = Reinstallthe blowertube ( see BLOWER TUBE ASSEMBLY ) . SHOULDER STRAP ADJUSTMENT ( for vacuum use only ) 1 . Hold the unit as shown with the muffler side facing away from your body and clothes . 2 = Pass the shoulder strap over your head and onto your right shoulder . KNOW YOUR BLOWER READ THIS iNSTRUCTiON MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR UNIT . Compare the illustrations with your unit to familiarize yourself with the location of the various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . Upper Vacuum Tube Lower Vacuum T _ Primer Button Choke Lever Fuel Mix Throttle Fill Cap Lever Starter Rope Elbow Tube Blower Tube Rear Handle THROTTLE LEVER PRIMER BUTTON The THROTI - LE LEVER is used to select The PRIMER BUqq - ONremoves air from the carburetor and fuel lines and fills the desired engine speed and to stop the engine . Move the throttle lever to the them with fuel . This allows you to start the engine with fewer pulls on the starter ' { _ position for full speed operation . rope . Activate primer button by pressing Move the throttle lever to the _ posi - it and allowing it to return to its original tion for idle speed . To stop the engine , position . move the throttle lever to the STOP posi - tion . - 6 -
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CHOKE LEVER attempts to start , move the choke lever The CHOKE helps to supply fuel to the to the HALF CHOKE position . Once en - engine to aid in cold starting . Activate gine starts , move choke lever to the the choke by moving the choke lever to RUN position . the FULL CHOKE position . After engine OPERATING TIPS OPERATING POSITION • While vacuuming or blowing debris , Eye hold the unit with the muffler side fac - Protection ing away from your body and clothes ( see OPERATING POSITION below ) . • To reduce the risk of hearing loss associated with sound level ( s ) , hear - ing protection is required . • To reduce the risk of injury associated with contacting rotating parts , stop the engine before installing or removing attachments . Do not operate without Blower Vacuum guard ( s ) in place . BEFORE STARTING ENGINE • Operate power equipment only at rea - sonable hours - not early in the morn - _ b WARNING : Be sure to read tile ing or late at night when people might fuel information in the safety rules be disturbed . Comply with times listed - before you begin . If you do not in local ordinances . Usual recommen understand the safety rules , do not dations are 9 : 00 a . m . to 5 : 00 p . m . , attempt to fuel your unit . Call Monday though Saturday . 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . • To reduce noise levels , limit the num - FUELING ENGINE ber of pieces of equipment used at any one time . _ bWARNING : Remove fuel cap • To reduce noise levels , operate pow - slowly when refueling . er blowers at the lowest possible This engine is certified to operate on un - throttle speed to do the job . leaded gasoline . Before operation , gaso - • Use rakes and brooms to loosen line must be mixed with a good quality debris before blowing . synthetic 2 - cycle air - cooled engine oil . • In dusty conditions , slightly dampen We recommend Craftsman brand syn - surfaces or use a mister attachment thetic oil . Mix gasoline and oil at a ratio when water is available . of 40 : 1 . A 40 : 1 ratio is obtained by mix - • Conserve water by using power blow - ing 3.2 ounces of oil with 1 gallon of un - ers instead of hoses for many lawn leaded gasoline . Included with this blow - and garden applications , including er is a 3.2 ounce container of oil . Pour areas such as gutters , screens , patios , the entire contents of this container into grills , porches , and gardens . 1 gallon of gasoline to achieve the prop - • Watch out for children , pets , open er fuel mixture . DO NOT USE automotive windows , or freshly washed cars . oil or boat oil . These oils will cause en - Blow debris away safely . gine damage . When mixing fuel , follow • Use the full blower nozzle extension instructions printed on container . Once so the air stream can work close to oil is added to gasoline , shake container the ground . momentarily to assure that the fuel is • After using blowers and other equip - thoroughly mixed . Always read and fol - ment , CLEAN UP ! Dispose of debris low the safety rules relating to fuel be - in trash receptacles . fore fueling your unit . IMPORTANT Experience indicates that alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can attract mois - ture which leads to separation and formation of acids during storage . Acidic gas can damage the fuel sys - tem of an engine while in storage . - 7 -
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To avoid engine problems , empty the A WARNING : When starting engine , fuel system before storage for 30 days hold the unit as illustrated . Do not set or longer . Drain the gas tank , start the unit on any surface except a clean , hard engine and let it run until the fuel lines area when starting engine or while en - and carburetor are empty . Use fresh gine is running . Debris such as gravel , fuel next season . Never use engine or sand , dust , grass , etc . could be picked carburetor cleaner products in the fuel up by the air intake and thrown out tank or permanent damage may occur . Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable alter - through the discharge opening , damag - ing the unit or property , or causing seri - native in minimizing the formation of fuel gum deposits during storage . ous injury to bystanders or the operator . Craftsman brand oil is already blended STARTING A COLD ENGINE with fuel stabilizer . See the STORAGE 1 . Move the throttle lever to the , t _ section for additional information . position . NOTE : Unit must be placed on its side 2 . Move the choke lever to the FULL when adding fuel ( see illustration below ) . CHOKE position . 3 . Slowly press the primer button 8 times . Throttle Lever Primer Button Choke Lever 4 . Pull starter handle sharply until the engine attempts to run , but no STOPPING YOUR ENGINE more than 5 pulls ( below 30 ° F , 8 • To stop the engine , move the throttle pulls ) . lever to the STOP position . NOTE : If the engine attempts to start STARTING THE ENGINE before the 5th pull , go to the next step immediately . _ WARNING : You MUST make sure 5 . Move choke lever to HALF CHOKE . the tubes are secure before using the 6 . Pull the starter handle sharply until unit . the engine runs , but no more than • Fuel engine . Move at least 10 feet ( 3 5 pulls ( below 30 ° F , 10 pulls ) . meters ) away from the fueling site . 7 . After a 5 second warm - up , move the • Hold the unit in the starting positionend choke lever to the RUN position . as shown . Make sure the blower 8 . Allow the unit to run for 30 more is directed away from people , ani - seconds at RUN before moving the mals , glass , and solid objects . throttle lever to the _ position . STARTING POSITION If the engine has not started after 5 pulls ( at HALF CHOKE ) , repeat the STARTING A COLD ENGINE procedure . If the engine still does not start , pro - ceed to STARTING A FLOODED ENGINE . 9 . To stop the engine , move the throttle lever to the STOP position . Blower STARTING A WARM ENGINE ' \ NOTE : If fuel tank is empty , add fuel ; then , follow STARTING A COLD ENGINE Vacuum procedure . Do not fill fuel tank while engine is hot . - 8 -
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STARTING A FLOODED ENGINE 1 . Move the throttle lever to the Flooded engines can be started by plac - position . ing the choke lever in the RUN position . 2 . Pull the starter handle sharply until Move throttle lever to the fast position the engine starts , but no more than 4r _ ; then , pull rope until engine starts . 5 pulis . After engine starts , move the throttle le - NOTE " If the engine has not started , ver to the slow position - _ to allow en - pull starter handle sharply for 5 more gine to idle . pulls . If engine still does not run , it is Starting could require pulling the starter probably flooded . Proceed to START - ING A FLOODED ENGINE . rope many times depending on how badly the unit is flooded . If the unit still 3 . To stop the engine , move the doesn't start , refer to the throttle lever to the STOP position . TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE or call 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES _ , WARNING : Disconnect the spark plug before performing maintenance , service , or adjustments . CARE & MAINTENANCE TASK WHEN TO PERFORM Before each use Check for loose fasteners and parts Before each use Check for damaged or worn parts After each use Inspect and clean unit and labels Clean air filter Every 5 hours of operation Replace spark plug Yearly Replace fuel filter Yearly Check muffler mounting screws Yearly CHECK FOR LOOSE _ WARNING : Avoid touching muf - FASTENERS AND PARTS fler unless engine and muffler are cold . • Spark Plug Boot A hot muffler can cause serious burns . • Air Filter • Housing Screws _ WARNING : Stop engine and be CHECK FOR DAMAGED OR sure the impeller blades have stopped WORN PARTS turning before opening the vacuum in - Contact Sears Service Center for re - let door or attempting to insert or re - placement of damaged or worn parts . move the vacuum or blower tubes . • Throttle Lever - Ensure throttle lever The rotating blades can cause serious functions properly by moving the injury . Always disconnect the spark throttle lever to the STOP position . plug before performing maintenance or Make sure engine stops ; then restart accessing movable parts . engine and continue . GENERAL RECOMMEN DATIONS • Fuel Tank - Do not use unit if fuel tank The warranty on this unit does not cov - shows signs of damage or leaks . er items that have been subjected to • Vacuum Bag - Do not use vacuum operator abuse or negligence . To re - bag if it is torn or damaged . ceive full value from the warranty , the INSPECT AND CLEAN UNIT operator must maintain unit as instruct - AND LABELS ed in this manual . Various adjustments • After each use , inspect complete unit will need to be made periodically to for loose or damaged parts . Clean properly maintain your unit . the unit using a damp cloth with a mild detergent . • Wipe off unit with a clean dry cloth . - 9 -
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CLEAN AIR FILTER REPLACE FUEL FILTER To replace fuel filter , drain unit by run - ning it dry of fuel , then remove fuel cap / retainer assembly from tank . Pulle filter from tank and remove it from th fuel line . Install new fuel filter on fuel _ Air Filter line ; reinstall parts . Cover Screws Fuel Filter _ " / Air Filter CHECK MUFFLER MOUNTING SCREWS A dirty air filter decreases engine per - Once each year , ensure muffler formance and increases fuel consump - mounting screws are secure and tight - tion and harmful emissions . Always ened properly to prevent damage . clean after every 5 hours of operation . Mounting Cleaning the air filter : 1 . Clean the cover and the area around it to keep debris from falling into the carburetor chamber when the cover is removed . 2 . Remove parts as illustrated . NOTE : Do not clean filter in gasoline or other flammable solvent . Doing so can create a fire hazard or produce harmful evaporative emissions . 1 . Loosen and remove the 2 screws 3 . Wash the filter in soap and water . from the muffler cover . 4 . Allow filter to dry . 2 . Remove the muffler cover . 5 . Apply a few drops of oil to the filter ; 3 . Tighten the 2 muffler mounting squeeze filter to distribute oil . screws securely . 4 . Reinstall muffler cover and 2 6 . Replace parts . screws . Tighten securely . REPLACE SPARK PLUG CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT Replace spark plug each year to ensure There is no screw for idle adjustment the engine starts easier and runs better . on your blower . The throttle lever is Set spark plug gap at 0.025 inch . Igni - used to control engine speed . The tion timing is fixed , nonadjustable . throttle lever can be placed in one of 1 . Twist , then pull off spark plug boot . four positions : STOP , IDLE or - Jl _ , 2 . Remove spark plug from cylinder FULLTHROTTLE or ' 1 _ , and one inter - and discard . mittent position . If your engine will 3 . Replace with Champion CJ - 6Y not run properly or you require further spark plug and tighten securely assistance , contact your Sears eService with a 3 / 4 inch socket wrench . Center or call our customer assistanc 4 . Reinstall the spark plug boot . help line at 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . - 10 -
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A Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable alterna - dBi WARNING : Perform the following tive in minimizing the formation of fuel steps after each use : gum deposits during storage . Add stabi - • Allow engine to cool , and secure the lizer to gasoline in fuel tank or fuel stor - unit before storing or transporting . age container . Follow the mix instruc - • Store unit and fuel in a well venti - tions found on stabilizer container . Run lated area where fuel vapors cannot engine at least 5 minutes after adding stabilizer . reach sparks or open flames from water heaters , electric motors or Craftsman 40 : 1,2 - cycle engine oil ( air cooled ) is already blended with fuel switches , furnaces , etc . stabilizer . If you do not use this Sears • Store unit with all guards in place . oil , you can add a fuel stabilizer to your Position unit so that any sharp object fuel tank . cannot accidentally cause injury . ENGINE • Store unit and fuel well out of the reach of children . • Remove spark plug and pour 1 tea - spoon of 40 : 1,2 - cycle engine oil ( air SEASONAL STORAGE cooled ) through the spark plug open - Prepare unit for storage at end of sea - ing . Slowly pull the starter rope 8 to son or if it will not be used for 30 days 10 times to distribute oil . or more . • Replace spark plug with new one of If your unit is to be stored for a period recommended type and heat range . of time : • Clean air filter . • Clean the entire unit before lengthy • Check entire unit for loose screws , storage . nuts , and bolts . Replace any dam - • Store in a clean dry area . aged , broken , or worn parts . • Lightly oil external metal surfaces . • At the beginning of the next season , FUEL SYSTEM Under FUELING ENGINE in the OPERA - use only fresh fuel having the proper gasoline to oil ratio . TION section of this manual , see mes - OTHER sage labeled IMPORTANT regarding • Do not store gasoline from one sea - the use of gasohol in your engine . son to another . • Replace your gasoline can if it starts to rust . TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE _ i WARNING : Always stop unit and disconnect spark plug before perform - ing any of the recommended remedies below other than remedies that re - quire operation of the unit . TROUBLE CAUSE REMEDY Engine will not 1 . See " Starting a Flooded Engine " 1 . Engh _ eflooded . start . in Operation section . 2 . Fill tank with correct fuel mixture . 2 . Fuel tank empty . 3 . Install new spark plug . 3 . Spark plug not firing . 4 . Check for dirty fuel filter ; replace . 4 . Fuel not reaching carburetor . Check for kinked or split fuet line ; repair or replace . 5 . Compression low . 5 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . 1 . Fuel not reaching 1 . Check for dirty fuel filter ; replace . Engine will not carburetor . Check for kinked or split fuel line ; idle properly . repair or replace . 2 . Carburetor requires 2 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . adjustment . 3 . Crankshaft seals worn . 3 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . 4 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . 4 . Compression tow . - 11 -
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TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE ( continued ) TROUBLE CAUSE REMEDY Engh _ e will not 1 . Air filter dirty . 1 . Clean or replace air filter . 2 . Check for dirty fueI filter ; replace . accelerate , 2 . Fuel not reaching carburetor . Check for kinked or split fuel line ; lacks power , or dies under a repair or replace . load . 3 . Clean or replace spark plug 3 . Spark plug fouted . and re - gap . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . 4 . Carburetor requires 4 . adjustment . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . 5 . Carbon build up . 5 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . 6 . Compression low . 6 . 1 . Choke partially on . 1 . Adjust choke . Engine smokes 2 . Fuel mixture incorrect . 2 . Empty fuel tank and refill with excessively . correct fuel mixture . 3 . Air filter dirty . 3 . Clean or replace air filter . 4 . Carburetor requires 4 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . adjustment . 1 . Fuel mixture incorrect . 1 . See " Fueling Engine " in Operation Engine runs hot . section . 2 . Spark plug incorrect . 2 . Replace with correct spark plug . 3 . Carburetor requires 3 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . adjustment . 4 . Carbon build up . 4 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND OB - OWNER'S WARRANTY RESPONSIBI - LIGATIONS : The U . S . Environmental LITIES : As the small off - road engine Protection Agency / California Air Re - engine owner , you are responsible for sources Board and Sears , Roebuck and the performance of the required mainte - Co . , U . S . A . , are pleased to explain the nance listed in your instruction manual . emissions control system warranty on Sears recommends that you retain all your year 2005 and later small off - road receipts covering maintenance on your engine . In California , all small off - road small off - road engine , but Sears cannot engines must be designed , built , and deny warranty solely for the lack of re - equipped to meet the State's stringent ceipts or for your failure to ensure the anti - smog standards . Sears must war - performance of all scheduled mainte - rant the emission control system on your nance . As the small off - road engine en - small off - road engine for the periods of gine owner , you should be aware that time listed below provided there has Sears may deny you warranty coverage been no abuse , neglect , or improper if your small off - road engine engine or a maintenance of your small off - road en - part of it has failed due to abuse , ne - gine . Your emission control system in - glect , improper maintenance , unap - cludes parts such as the carburetor and proved modifications , or the use of parts the ignition system . Where a warrant - not made or approved by the original able condition exists , Sears will repair equipment manufacturer . You are re - your small off - road engine engine at no sponsible for presenting your small off - cost to you . Expenses covered under road engine to a Sears authorized repair warranty include diagnosis , parts and center as soon as a problem exists . labor . MANUFACTURER'S WARRAN - Warranty repairs should be completed in TY COVERAGE : If any emissions re - a reasonable amount of time , not to ex - lated part on your engine ( as listed un - ceed 30 days . If you have any ques - der Emissions Control Warranty Parts tions regarding your warranty rights and List ) is defective or a defect in the mate - responsibilities , you should contact yourall nearest authorized service center or c rials or workmanship of the engineission causes the failure of such an em Sears at 1 - 800 - 469 - 4663 . WARRANTY COMMENCEMENT DATE : The warran - related part , the part will be repaired or replaced by Sears . ty period begins on the date the small - 12 -
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WHAT IS NOT COVERED : All failures off - road engine is purchased . LENGTH OF COVERAGE : This warranty shall be caused by abuse , neglect , or improperN maintenance are not covered . ADD - O for a period of two years from the initial OR MODIFIED PARTS : The use of date of purchase . WHAT IS COV - ERED : REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT add - on or modified parts can be grounds for disallowing a warranty claim . OF PARTS . Repair or replacement of Sears is not liable to cover failures of any warranted part will be performed at warranted parts caused by the use of no charge to the owner at an approved add - on or modified parts . HOW TO Sears Service Center . If you have any FILE A CLAIM : If you have any ques - questions regarding your warranty rights tions regarding your warranty rights and and responsibilities , you should contact responsibilities , you should contact yourall your nearest authorized service centerR - nearest authorized service center or c or call Sears at 1 - 800 - 469 - 4663 . WA Sears at 1 - 800 - 469 - 4663 . WHERE TO RANTY PERIOD : Any warranted part GET WARRANTY SERVICE : Warranty which is not scheduled for replacement services or repairs shall be provided at as required maintenance , or which is all Sears Service Centers . Call scheduled only for regular inspection to 1 - 800 - 469 - 4663 . the effect of " repair or replace as neces - MAINTENANCE , REPLACEMENT sary " shall be warranted for 2 years . Any AND REPAIR OF EMISSION RE - warranted part which is scheduled for LATED PARTS : Any Sears approved replacement as required maintenance replacement part used in the perfor - shall be warranted for the period of time mance of any warranty maintenance or up to the first scheduled replacement repair on emission related parts will be point for that part . DIAGNOSIS : The provided without charge to the owner if owner shall not be charged for diagnos - the part is under warranty . LEMISSIONIST : tic labor which leads to the determina - CONTROL WARRANTY PARTS tion that a warranted part is defective if Carburetor , Ignition System : Spark Plug the diagnostic work is performed at an ( covered up to maintenance schedule ) , approved Sears Service Center . CON - Ignition Module , Muffler including cata - SEQUENTIAL DAMAGES : Sears may lyst . MAINTENANCE STATEMENT : be liable for damages to other engine The owner is responsible for the perfor - components caused by the failure of a mance of all required maintenance as defined in the instruction manual . warranted part still under warranty . The information on the product label indicates to which standard your engine is certified , Example : ( Year ) EPA Phase I or Phase II and / or CALIFORNIA . This engine is certified to be emissions compliant for the following use : [ ] Moderate ( 50 hours ) [ ] Intermediate ( 125 hours ) [ ] Extended ( 300 hours ) - 13 -
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0530165839-01 Manual
0530071726 Throttle
0530071725 Choke
0530071716 Choke lever
0530071715 Throttle
0530057414 Warning decal
1530071459 Kit foam seal
10530056581 Cover - air filter
11530016349 Screw
12530056641 Guard muffler
13530058757 Handle
14530071459 Kit foam seal
15530015886 Screw
16530049323 Isolator
17530015197 Nut
18530016322 Blower knob
19530071458 Gasket
2530071458 Gasket
20545018201 Shroud
21530402044 Spring lever
22530049617 Guide - starter rope
23545018101 Housing-left
24530036792 Isolator-crankcase
25530049491 Fuel tank
26530049527 Gasket tank
27530049386 Fuel cap
28530023877 Fitting
29530049656 Grommet - shroud
3530035561 Adapter - carburetor
30530069247 Kit line
31530069216 Kit line
32530095646 Fuel tank
33530071459 Kit foam seal
4530016309 Screw-carb. adptr.
5530071458 Gasket
6530071775 Carburetor
6A530071775 Kit carburetor
7530056629 Air box
8530015849 Screw
9530049383 Air filter
0530165839-01 Manual
0530071726 Throttle
0530071725 Choke
0530071716 Choke lever
0530071715 Throttle
0530057414 Warning decal
171-85920 Spark plug (rcj-6y)
10530071457 Cylinder
11530019182 Grommet
12530016357 Screw
13530035505 Module igniter
14530071833 Piston
15530071785 Piston / rod kit assembly - includes: key 10 an...
16530055120 Piston ring
17530015162 Retainer ring
18530069945 Assembly con kit
19530019264 Seal crankcase
2530015953 Screw
20530055728 Bearing - outer
21530015941 Ring
22530016190 Flywheel
23530015149 Washer
24530039209 Flywheel
25530071456 Crankcase/crankshaft assemblies (includes 22, 2...
26530012492 Crankcase
27530032125 Bearing
28530012452 Crankshaft
29530071458 Gasket
3530055191 Insulator - heat
30530012443 Cover crankcase
31530015810 Screw
32530071459 Kit foam seal
33530029182 Eyelet
34530071467 Kit rope
35530049488 Starter handle
36530016391 Sems t screw
37530016279 Flat washer
38530626605 Nut
39530402043 Return spring
4530016387 Screw
40530049313 Door -inlet
41530016402 Belleville washer
42530069817 Impeller
43530056625 Seal oring
44530016349 Screw
45530055101 Pulley
46530042086 Start spring
47530071466 Kit-starter pulley
48530055102 Fan housing
49530015810 Screw
5530015241 Screw-#6-19 x 5/16"-pan head.-reed valve
50530071459 Kit foam seal
51530071458 Gasket
52530071459 Kit foam seal
6530071593 Kit, sprak screen (includes #5)
7530071599 Kit-muffler (incl 4,5,6,8)
8530071458 Gasket
9530071458 Gasket
0530165839-01 Manual
0530071726 Throttle
0530071725 Choke
0530071716 Choke lever
0530071715 Throttle
0530057414 Warning decal
1530095564 Vacuum bag
2530095470 Vacuum tube
3530095589 Vacuum tube
4530056901 Vacuum tube
5530095593 Blower tube