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Operator's Manual I CRRFTSMRN Â° I 19cc / 1.2 cu . in . 2 - Cycle GASOLINE HEDGE TRIMMER Model No . 358.795700 - 18 " Blade 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 ; 10 am - 7 pm , Sun 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 ( HoulisrsteadreCenTtriaml e ) Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 U . S . A . 530086386 3 / 22 / 01
Warranty Statement 2 Storage 10 Safety Rules 2 Troubleshooting Table 11 Assembly 4 Emissions Statement 11 Operation 5 Parts List 13 Maintenance 7 Spanish 16 Service & Adjustments 8 Parts and Ordering Back Cover FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN Â® GAS POWERED HEDGE TRIMMER For one ( 1 ) year from the date of purchase , when this Craftsman Gas Powered Hedge Trimmer is maintained , lubricated , and tuned up according to the operat - ing and maintenance instructions in the operator's manual , Sears will repair , free of charge , any defects in materials or workmanship . This warranty excludes spark plug , air filter , and the blade which are expendable parts and may become worn during normal use . Ifthis Hedge Trimmer is used for commercial purposes , this warranty applies for only 90 days from the date of purchase . If this Hedge Trimmer is used for rental purposes , this warranty applies for only 30 days from the date of purchase . This warranty ap - plies only while this product is used in the United States . WARRANTY SERVICE IS AVAILABLE BY RETURNING THE HEDGE TRIMMER 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't PLAN AHEAD DANGER : THIS POWER TOOL CAN WARNING : Inspect the area be - BE DANGEROUS ! This unit can cause se - fore starting the unit . Remove all debris rious injury including amputation or blind - ness to the operator and others . The and hard objects such as rocks , glass , wire , etc . that can ricochet , be thrown , warnings and safety instructions in this or otherwise cause injury or damage manual must be followed to provide rea - sonable safety and efficiency in using during operation . â¢ Always wear eye protection when op - this unit . The operator is responsible for erating , servicing , or performing main - following the warnings and instructions in this manual and on the unit . Never allow tenance on unit . Wearing eye protec - children to use this tool . tion will help to prevent brush or debris from being thrown or ricocheting into , _ k WARNING : Failure to follow all eyes and face which can result in Safety Rules and Precautions can re - blindness and / or serious injury . Eye sult in serious injury . protection should be marked Z87 . â¢ Wear hearing protection when using KNOW YOUR UNIT this unit . â¢ Read your Operator's Manual care - â¢ Secure hair above shoulder length . Se - fully until you completely understand cure or remove jewelry , loose clothing , and can follow all warnings and or clothing with loosely hanging straps , safety rules before operating the unit . ties , tassels , etc . They can be caught â¢ Restrict unit to users who understand in moving parts . and will follow all warnings and safety â¢ Stay alert . Do not operate unit when rules in this manual and on the unit . you are tired , ill , upset , or if you are under the influence of alcohol , drugs , or medication .
Bladceasnthroowbjecvtisolently . â¢ Youcanbeblindoerdinjured . â¢ Weasrafegtylasses . GlasseBsoots HAZAZRODN _ E . . . . . . . _ . . . . . . . & WARNING : Hazazrodnfeorthrowonbjects â¢ Bladceasnthrowobjecvtisolently . â¢ Othecrasnbeblindoerdinjured , â¢ Keeppeopalendanima3l0sfeet ( 10m ) away . Blades move Allow blades to stop _ WARNI NG : % _ : d Ot _ entarily before removing _ Blades move momentarily after the after theis them from the cut . trigger is released . trigger â¢ The blades can seriously cut you or others . â¢ Allow blades to stop before removing them from the cut . OPERATE YOUR UNIT SAFELY â¢ Keep children , bystanders , and ani - mals away from work area a mini - DANGER : RISK OF CUT ; KEEP mum of 30 feet ( 10 m ) when starting HANDS AWAY FROM BLADE - Blade or operating unit . moves momentarily after the trigger is If situations occur which are not cov - released . Do not attempt to clear away ered in this manual , use care and good cut material when the blade is in mo - judgment . If you need assistance , con - tion . Make sure the switch is in the OFF tact your Sears Service Center or call position , the spark plug wire is discon - the Customer Assistance Helpline at nected , and the blade has stopped 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . moving before removing jammed mate - HANDLE FUEL WITH CAUTION rial from the cutting blade . Do not grab â¢ Eliminate all sources of sparks or or hold the unit by the cutting blade . flame ( including smoking , open â¢ Inspect unit before each use for worn , loose , missing , or damaged flames , or work that can cause parts . Do not use until unit is in sparks ) in the areas where fuel is proper working order . mixed , poured , or stored . â¢ Keep outside surfaces free from oil â¢ Mix and pour fuel in an outdoor area ; and fuel . store fuel in a cool , dry , well ventilated â¢ Never start or run engine inside a place ; use an approved , marked con - closed room or building . Breathing tainer for all fuel purposes . exhaust fumes can kill . â¢ Do not smoke while handling fuel or â¢ Avoid dangerous environments . Do while operating the unit . not use in unventilated areas or â¢ Do not fill fuel tank while engine is where explosive vapors or carbon running . monoxide build up could be present . â¢ Make sure the unit is properly as - â¢ Do not overreach or use from unsta - sembled and in good operating con - ble surfaces such as ladders , trees , dition . steep slopes , rooftops , etc . Keep firm â¢ Avoid spilling fuel or oil . Wipe up fuel footing and balance at all times . spills before starting the engine . â¢ Do not raise unit above your shoul - â¢ Move at least 10 feet ( 3 meters ) ders ; the cutting blade can come away from fuel and fueling site before dangerously close to your body . starting engine . â¢ Always keep unit in front of your body . â¢ Always store gasoline in a container Keep all parts of your body away from approved for flammable liquids . the cutting blade .
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KNOWYOURHEDGTERIMMER REATDHIOSPERATMORAN'SUAANLDSAFERTYULEBSEFOORPEERATYIONUGR UNITC . ompatrheeillustratiownisthyouur nittofamiliariyzoeursewlfiththeloca - tion of the various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future refer - ence . ON / OFF - - Choke Switch _ . , v . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spark Plug _ _ Primer Bulb T hrottl e ! . _ _ _ " _ - - . _ / _ . _ Trigger . . 7 . . - _ : _ ' , , _ _ . . Starter Rope " . , - - P _ j _ - ' _ . * - 4 _ , , . _ o Muffler " " _ PRIMER BULB ON / OFF SWITCH The PRIMER BULB removes air from the The ON / OFF SWITCH is used to stop the fuel lines and fills them with fuel . This engine . To stop the engine , move the allows you to start the engine with few - switch to the OFF position . er pulls on the starter rope . Activate the CHOKE primer bulb by pressing it and allowing The CHOKE helps to supply fuel to the it to return to its original form . engine to aid in cold starting . Activate the THROTTLE TRIGGER choke by moving choke lever to the de - The THRO - FILE TRIGGER controls engine sired position . See STARTING YOUR EN - speed . Squeeze the trigger for full speed GINE for complete starting information . operation ; release it for idle speed . BEFORE STARTING ENGINE IMPORTANT Experience indicates that alcohol , _ L WARNING : Be sure to read the blended fuels ( called gasohol or using fuel information in the safety rules ethanol or methanol ) can attract mois - before you begin . If you do not ture which leads to separation and understand the safety rules , do not formation of acids during storage . Acid - ic gas can damage the fuel system of attempt to fuel your unit . Call 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . an engine while in storage . To avoid engine problems , empty the FUELING ENGINE fuel system before storage for 30 days This engine is certified to operate on or longer . Drain the gas tank , start the unleaded gasoline . Before operation , engine and let it run until the fuel lines gasoline must be mixed with a good and carburetor are empty . Use fresh quality 2 - cycle air - cooled engine oil . fuel next season . We recommend Craftsman brand oil . Never use engine or carburetor cleaner Mix gasoline and oil at a ratio of 40 : 1 products in the fuel tank or permanent ( A 40 : 1 ratio is obtained by mixing 3.2 damage may occur . ounces of oil with 1 gallon of unleaded See the STORAGE section for additional gasoline ) . DO NOT USE automotive oil information . or boat oil . These oils will cause engine damage . When mixing fuel , follow instructions printed on the oil container . Once oil is added to gasoline , shake container momentarily to assure that the fuel is thoroughly mixed . Always read and follow the safety rules relating to fuel before fueling your unit .
OPERATING POSITION ON OFF . . . . . . Switch _ Eye Protection â¬ t _ LXk . , _ / 3 . Slowly press the primer bulb 6 times . 4 . Move the choke lever to the FULL STOPPING YOUR ENGINE CHOKE position . â¢ To stop the engine , move the ON / OFF Choke switch to the OFF position . BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE â¢ Fuel engine . Move at least 10 feet ( 3 meters ) away from the fueling site . â¢ Hold the unit on the ground in the starting position as shown . Support unit so the blade is off of the ground and away from trees , bushes , on - lookers , etc . Primer Bulb 5 . Pull starter rope handle sharply until engine sounds as if it is trying to start , but do not pull rope more than 6 times . 6 . As soon as engine sounds as if it is trying to start , move the choke lever to HALF CHOKE position . 7 . Pull starter rope sharply until the en - STARTING A COLD ENGINE ( or a gine runs , but no more than 6 pulls . warm engine after running out of NOTE : If the engine doesn't start af - fuel ) ter 6 pulls ( at the HALF CHOKE posi - tion ) , check to make sure the ON / Throttle Lock OFF switch is in the ON position . f Throttle Move the choke lever to the FULL _ Lock - out CHOKE position and press the prim - er bulb 6 times ; pull the starter rope 2 more times . Move the choke lever to the HALF CHOKE position and pull Throttle the starter rope until the engine Trigger runs , but no more than 6 more pulls . If the engine still doesn't start , it is probably flooded . Proceed to STARTING A FLOODED ENGINE . 1 . Move the ON / OFF switch to the ON 8 . Once the engine starts , allow it to position . run 10 seconds , then move the 2 . Engage the throttle lock as follows : choke lever to the OFF CHOKE posi - â¢ press the throttle lock - out ; tion . Allow the unit to run for 30 more â¢ squeeze and hold throttle trigger ; seconds at the OFF CHOKE position â¢ press and hold throttle lock ; before squeezing and releasing the â¢ release the throttle trigger throttle trigger to release the throttle Keep the throttle lock engaged until the lock . NOTE : If engine dies with the engine runs smoothly . choke lever in the OFF CHOKE posi - - 6 -
tion , move the choke lever to the 6 . Release the throttle lock by squeez - HALF CHOKE position and pull the ing and releasing the throttle trigger . rope until engine runs , but no more NOTE : If engine has not started , pull starter rope 5 more pulls . If engine still than 6 pulls . STARTING A WARM ENGINE does not run , it is probably flooded . Proceed to STARTING A FLOODED EN - 1 . Move the ON / OFF switch to the ON GINE . position . STARTING A FLOODED ENGINE 2 . Move the choke lever to the HALF Flooded engines can be started by CHOKE position . placing the switch in the ON positionHOKE 3 . Engage the throttle lock as directed and the choke lever in the OFF C in STARTING A COLD ENGINE . position ; then , pull the rope to clear the Keep the throttle lock engaged until the engine of excess fuel . Starting could engine runs smoothly . require pulling the starter rope many 4 . Pull starter rope sharply until engine times depending on how badly the unit is runs , but no more than 5 pulls . flooded . 5 . Allow the engine to run 10 seconds , If the unit still doesn't start , refer to the then move choke lever to the OFF TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE or call 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . CHOKE position . CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES WARNING : Disconnect the spark plug before performing maintenance except for carburetor 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 Inspect muffler and spark arresting screen Every 50 hours of operation Replace spark plug Yearly Replace fuel filter Yearly GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS sure engine stops ; then restart engine and continue . The warranty on this unit does not cov - â¢ Fuel Tank - Do not use unit if fuel tank er items that have been subjected to shows signs of damage or leaks . operator abuse or negligence . To re - INSPECT AND CLEAN UNIT AND ceive full value from the warranty , the LABELS operator must maintain unit as instruct - â¢ After each use , inspect complete unit ed in this manual . Various adjustments for loose or damaged parts . Clean will need to be made periodically to the unit and labels using a damp properly maintain your unit . cloth with a mild detergent . CHECK FOR LOOSE â¢ Wipe off unit with a clean dry cloth . FASTENERS AND PARTS CLEAN AIR FILTER â¢ Spark Plug Boot â¢ Air Filter â¢ Housing Screws Air CHECK FOR DAMAGED OR Filter WORN PARTS jJ Contact Sears Service Center for re - placement of damaged or worn parts . â¢ ON / OFF Switch - Ensure ON / OFF switch functions properly by moving Screws Air Filter Cover the switch to the OFF position . Make
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Initial Settings High Speed Mixture - H 1 . Turn both mixture screws ( L and H ) CAUTION : Do not operate engine at full counterclockwise until they stop . throttle for prolonged periods while mak - 2 . Turn the idle speed screw clockwise ing high speed adjustments as damage until it stops . Now turn counterclock - to the engine can occur . Adjust the high wise 4 - 1 / 2 turns . speed screw 1 / 16 of a turn at a time . A 3 . Start engine and let it run for 3 min - 1 / 16 turn is about the width of the slot in utes , then proceed to adjust screws the top of the screw . according to the instructions below . 1 . Allow the engine to idle . If engine performance at initial set - 2 . Squeeze the throttle trigger fully . tings is acceptable , no further ad - Turn the high speed mixture screw justments are necessary . If engine ( H ) counterclockwise until it stops . does not start , refer to the TROUBLE - 3 . Turn the high speed mixture screw SHOOTING TABLE . If still unable to ( H ) screw the minimum amount remedy situation , call clockwise until the engine runs 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . smoothly . Idle Speed After completing adjustments , checknt Allow engine to idle . If the blade for acceleration and blade moveme moves , idle speed is too fast . If the en - at idle . Reset if necessary . gine stalls , idle speed is too slow . Acceleration Check â¢ Turn idle speed screw clockwise to If the engine dies or hesitates instead increase engine speed . of accelerating , turn the low speed mix - â¢ Turn idle speed screw counterclock - ture screw ( L ) counterclockwise until wise to decrease engine speed . you have smooth acceleration with no blade movement at idle . _ WARNING : Recheck the idle CAUTION : If the engine does not op - speed after each adjustment . The erate according to these instructions blade must not move at idle speed to after repeating the adjusting steps , do avoid serious injury to the operator and no use the unit . Take it to your Sears others . Service Center . Low Speed Mixture - L 1 . Allow the engine to idle . 2 . Turn low speed mixture screw ( L ) slowly clockwise until the speed starts to drop . 3 . Turn the low speed mixture screw ( L ) counterclockwise until the speed in - creases and then starts to drop again . 4 . Set the low speed mixture screw ( L ) at the midpoint between the two positions . Readjust the idle speed ( see IDLE SPEED ) . - 9 -
FUEL SYSTEM , _ WARNING : Perform the following Under FUELING ENGINE in the OPERA - steps after each use : TION section of this manual , see mes - â¢ Allow engine to cool , and secure the sage labeled IMPORTANT regarding unit before storing or transporting . the use of gasohol in your engine . â¢ Store unit and fuel in a well ventilated Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable alterna - area where fuel vapors cannot reach tive in minimizing the formation of fuel sparks or open flames from water gum deposits during storage . Add stabi - heaters , electric motors or switches , lizer to gasoline in fuel tank or fuel stor - furnaces , etc . age container . Follow the mix instructions â¢ Store unit with all guards in place . found on stabilizer container . Run engine Position unit so that any sharp object at least 5 minutes after adding stabilizer . cannot accidentally cause injury . Craftsman 40 : 1,2 - cycle engine oil ( air â¢ Store unit and fuel well out of the cooled ) is already blended with fuel reach of children . stabilizer . If you do not use this Sears SEASONAL STORAGE oil , you can add a fuel stabilizer to your fuel tank . Prepare unit for storage at end of sea - son or if it will not be used for 30 days ENGINE or more . â¢ Remove spark plug and pour 1 tea - If your unit is to be stored for a period spoon of 40 : 1,2 - cycle engine oil ( air of time : cooled ) through the spark plug open - â¢ Clean the entire unit before lengthy ing . Slowly pull the starter rope 8 to storage . 10 times to distribute oil . â¢ Store in a clean dry area . â¢ Replace spark plug with new one of â¢ Lightly oil external metal surfaces , in - recommended type and heat range . cluding the blade . â¢ Clean air filter . To oil the blade : â¢ Check entire unit for loose screws , â¢ Stop the engine and allow blade to nuts , and bolts . Replace any dam - come to a complete stop . aged , broken , or worn parts . â¢ Disconnect the spark plug wire . â¢ At the beginning of the next season , â¢ Clean all parts and check for damage . use only fresh fuel having the proper Have damaged parts repaired or re - gasoline to oil ratio . placed by your Sears Service Center . OTHER â¢ Apply a light machine oil along the â¢ Do not store gasoline from one sea - edge of the top strap as shown . son to another . â¢ Replace your gasoline can if it starts to rust . - 10 -
TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE WARNING : Always stop unit and disconnect spark plug before perform - ing all of the recommended remedies below except remedies that require operation of the unit . REMEDY CAUSE TROUBLE Engine will not 1 . ON / OFF switch in the OFF 1 . Move ON / OFF switch to the ON start . position , position . 2 . Engine flooded , 2 . See " Starting a Flooded Engine " in Operation Section . 3 . Fill tank with correct fuel mixture . 3 . Fuel tank empty . 4 . Spark plug not firing . 4 . Install new spark plug . 5 . Fuel not reaching 5 . Check for dirty fuel filter ; replace . carburetor . Check for kinked or split fuel line ; repair or replace . 6 . Contact Sears Service Center . 6 . Compression low . 1 . See " Carburetor Adjustment " in Engine will 1 . Carburetor requires not idle Service and Adjustments Section . adjustment . 2 . Contact Sears Service Center . 2 . Crankshaft seals worn . properly . 3 . Contact Sears Service Center . 3 . Compression low . 1 . Clean or replace air filter . Engine will not 1 . Air filter dirty . accelerate , 2 . Spark plug fouled . 2 . Clean or replace plug and regap . lacks power , or dies under 3 . Carburetor requires 3 . See " Carburetor Adjustment " in a load . Service and Adjustments Section . adjustment . 4 . Contact Sears Service Center . 4 . Carbon build - up on muffler outlet screen . 5 . Contact Sears Service Center . 5 . Compression low . Engine 1 . Adjust choke . 1 . Choke partially on . smokes 2 . Fuel mixture incorrect . 2 . Empty fuel tank and refill with correct fuel mixture . excessively . 3 . Air filter dirty . 3 . Clean or replace air filter . 4 . See " Carburetor Adjustment " in 4 . Carburetor requires Service and Adjustments Section . adjustment . Engine runs 1 . Fuel mixture incorrect . 1 . See " Fueling Engine " in Operation hot . section . 2 . Spark plug incorrect . 2 . Replace with correct spark plug . 3 . Carburetor requires 3 . See " Carburetor Adjustment " in adjustment . Service and Adjustments Section . 4 . Carbon build - up on 4 . Contact Sears Service Center . muffler outlet screen . If situations occur which are not covered in this manual , use care and good judgment . If you need assistance , contact your Sears Service Center or call the Customer Assistance Helpline at 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND OB - the periods of time listed below provided LIGATIONS : The U . S . Environmental there has been no abuse , neglect , or im - Protection Agency and Sears , Roebuck proper maintenance of your lawn and and Co . , U . S . A . , are pleased to explain garden equipment engine . Your emission the emissions control system warranty control system includes parts such as on your lawn and garden equipment en - the carburetor and the ignition system . Where a warrantable condition exits , gine . All new utility and lawn and garden equipment engines must be designed , Sears will repair your lawn and garden built , and equipped to meet the stringent equipment engine at no cost to you . Ex - anti - smog standards . Sears must war - penses covered under warranty include rant the emission control system on your diagnosis , parts and labor . MANUFAC - TURER'S WARRANTY COVERAGE : If lawn and garden equipment engine for - 11 -
1 - 800 - 473 - 7247 . WARRANTY PERIOD : any emissions related part on your en - gine ( as listed under Emissions Control Any warranted part which is not sched - Warranty Parts List ) is defective or a de - uled for replacement as required mainte - fect in the materials or workmanship of nance , or which is scheduled only for the engine causes the failure of such an regular inspection to the effect of " repair emission related part , the part will be re - or replace as necessary " shall be war - paired or replaced by Sears . OWNER'S ranted for 2 years . Any warranted part WARRANTY RESPONSIBILITIES : As which is scheduled for replacement as the lawn and garden equipment engine required maintenance shall be warranted owner , you are responsible for the per - for the period of time up to the first formance of the required maintenance scheduled replacement point for that listed in your Owner's Manual . Sears part . DIAGNOSIS : The owner shall not recommends that you retain all receipts be charged for diagnostic labor which leads to the determination that a war - covering maintenance on your lawn and garden equipment engine , but Sears ranted part is defective if the diagnostic cannot deny warranty solely for the lack work is performed at an approved Sears of receipts or for your failure to ensure servicing center . CONSEQUENTIAL the performance of all scheduled mainte - DAMAGES : Sears may be liable for nance . As the lawn and garden equip - damages to other engine components ment engine owner , you should be caused by the failure of a warranted part aware that Sears may deny you warran - still under warranty . WHAT IS NOT COV - ty coverage if your lawn and garden ERED : All failures caused by abuse , ne - equipment engine or a part of it has glect , or improper maintenance are not covered . ADD - ON OR MODIFIED failed due to abuse , neglect , improper PARTS : The use of add - on or modified maintenance , unapproved modifications , or the use of parts not made or ap - parts can be grounds for disallowing a proved by the original equipment warranty claim . Sears is not liable to cov - manufacturer . You are responsible for er failures of warranted parts caused by presenting your lawn and garden equip - the use of add - on or modified parts . ment engine to a Sears authorized repair HOW TO FILE A CLAIM : If you have center as soon as a problem exists . any questions regarding your warranty Warranty repairs should be completed in rights and responsibilities , you should a reasonable amount of time , not to ex - contact your nearest authorized service . center or call Sears at 1 - 800 - 473 - 7247 ceed 30 days . If you have any ques - WHERE TO GET WARRANTY SER - tions regarding your warranty rights and responsibilities , you should contact your VICE : Warranty services or repairs shall nearest authorized service center or call be provided at all Sears service centers . Sears at 1 - 800 - 473 - 7247 WARRANTY call : 1 - 800 - 473 - 7247 . MAINTENANCE , COMMENCEMENT DATE : The warran - REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR OF ty period begins on the date the lawn EMISSION RELATED PARTS : Any and garden equipment engine is pur - Sears approved replacement part used chased . LENGTH OF COVERAGE : in the performance of any warranty This warranty shall be for a period of two maintenance or repair on emission re - years from the initial date of purchase . lated parts will be provided without WHAT IS COVERED : REPAIR OR RE - charge to the owner if the part is under PLACEMENT OF PARTS , Repair or re - warranty . EMISSION CONTROL WAR - placement of any warranted part will be RANTY PARTS LIST : Carburetor , Igni - performed at no charge to the owner at tion System : Spark Plug ( covered up to an approved Sears servicing center . If maintenance schedule ) , Ignition Module . MAINTENANCE STATEMENT : The you have any questions regarding your warranty rights and responsibilities , you owner is responsible for the performance should contact your nearest authorized of all required maintenance as defined in service center or call Sears at the owner's manual . - 12 -
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