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Operator's Manual 32cc / 1.9 cu . in . 2 - Cycle 17 Inch Cutting Path / 0.095 Inch Line GASOLINE BRUSHWAOKER ® Model No . 358.795820 • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Parts List • Espar _ ol , p . 26 DANGER : 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 _ Holi ° st _ ed sare Central Time ) Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 U . S . A . 545140961 Rev . 2 1 / 11 / 07 BRW
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WarranStytatement 2 Storage 2012 IdentificatoiofSnymbols 2 TroubleshooTtainbgle 22 SafetRyules 3 EmissioSntsatement Assembly 5 Operation 10 PartLsist 246 Maintenance 18 Spanish 2 Servic & eAdjustments 19 PartasndOrdering BacCk over TWO YEAR FULL WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN ® GAS BRUSHWACKER ® When used and maintained according to the operator's manual , if this product fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within two years from the date of pur - chase , return it to any Sears store , Sears Service Center , or other Craftsman outlet in the United States for free repair ( or replacement if repair proves impossible ) . This warranty excludes cutting line , blade , spark plug and air filter , which are ex - pendable parts that can wear out from normal use in less than one year . This warranty applies for only 30 days from purchase date if this product is used for commercial or rental purposes . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 Read and understand the WARNING ! This trimmer operator's manual before can be dangerous ! Careless or using the trimmer . improper use can cause serious or even fatal injury . Always wear appropriate hearing protection , eye protection and head protection ,
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, mtllWARNING : ' | _ ' WARNING : Hazard zone for When using garden - ing appliances , basic safety precautions thrown objects . Blade / trimmer line can must always be followed to reduce the throw objects violently . Others can be risk of fire and serious injury . blinded or injured . Keep people and animals 50 feet ( 15 meters ) away . , _ DANGER : This power tool can be dangerous ! This unit can cause se - rious injury including amputation or blindness to the operator and others . The warnings and safety instructions in this manual must be followed to pro - vide reasonable safety and efficiency in using the unit . The operator is re - d Zone sponsible for following the warnings and instructions in this manual and on the unit . Read the entire operator's manual before assembling and using ' _ 0 & WARNING : Do not use trimmer the unit ! Restrict the use of this unit to head as a fastening device for the persons who read , understand , and blade . follow the warnings and instructions inl - this manual and on the unit . Never a low children to operate this unit . OPERATOR'S SAFETY INFORMATION _ , WARNING : The blade continues MANUAL ON THE UNIT to spin after the throttle is released or , engine is turned off . The coasting blade DANGER : Blade can thrust vio - can throw objects or seriously cut if ac - lently away from material it does not cidentally touched . Stop the blade by cut . Blade thrust can cause amputa - contacting the right hand side of the tion of arms or legs . Keep people and coasting blade with material already cut . animals 50 feet ( 15 meters ) away . S _ ° PeC _ yS'otngract _ . with cut mater _ OPERATOR SAFETY _ kWARNING : Blade / trimmer line • Dress properly . Always wear safety can throw objects violently . You and glasses or similar eye protection when others can be blinded or injured . Wear operating , or performing maintenance safety glasses and leg protection . on your unit . ( Safety glasses are available . ) Eye protection should be ALWAYS WEAR : marked Z87 . • Always wear face or dust mask if op - Eye @ eration is dusty . Protection • Always wear heavy , long pants , long | 1 • • Leg Guards sleeves , boots , and gloves . Wearing safety leg guards is recommended . Boots _ • Always wear foot protection . Do not go barefoot or wear sandals . 3
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• Securheaiarbovsehouldleerngth . • Keep others away when making car - Securoerremovloeoscelothinagnd buretor adjustments . jeweloryrclothinwgithloosehlyang - • Use only recommended Craftsman ingtiess , traptsa , sselest , cT . heycan accessories and replacement parts . • Have all maintenance and service not becaughintmovinpgarts . • Beinfgullycovereadlsohelppsrotect explained in this manual performed by youfromdebraisndpieceosftoxic your Sears Service Center . planttshrowbnyspinninlinge / blade . FUEL SAFETY • StaAy lerDt . onotoperauteniwt hen • Mix and pour fuel outdoors . youaretiredil , l , upseotrundeirnflu - • Keep away from sparks or flames . enceofalcohodlr , ugos , rmedication . • Do not smoke or allow smoking near Watcwhhaytouaredoingu ; secom - fuel or the unit or while using the unit . monsense . • Avoid spilling fuel or oil . Wipe up all • Weahrearinpgrotection . fuel spills before starting engine . • Nevesrtarotrruntheenginienside • Move at least 10 feet ( 3 meters ) acloserdoomorbuildinBg . reathing away from fueling site before start - exhaufsutmecsankill . ing engine . • Keephandlefrseeofoilandfuel . • Stop engine and allow it to cool be - • Alwayussethehandlebaanrda fore removing fuel cap . properalydjustesdhouldsetrrap • Empty the fuel tank before storing or withablade ( seeASSEMBLY ) . transporting the unit . Use up fuel left UNIT / MAINTENANCE SAFETY in the carburetor by starting the en - gine and letting it run until it stops . _ WARNING : Stop unit and dis - • Store unit and fuel in area where fuel connect the spark plug before per - vapors cannot reach sparks or open forming maintenance ( except carbure - flames from water heaters , electric tor adjustments ) . motors or switches , furnaces , etc . • Look for and replace damaged or • Always store gasoline in a container loose parts before each use . Look for approved for flammable liquids . and repair fuel leaks before use . Keep CUTTING SAFETY unit in good working condition . • Throw away blades that are bent , WARNING : Inspect the area to warped , cracked , broken , or damaged be cut before each use . Remove ob - in any other way . Replace trimmer jects ( rocks , broken glass , nails , wire , head parts that are cracked , chipped , string , etc . ) which can be thrown or be - broken , or damaged in any other way come entangled in the blade or trimmer before using the unit . head . • Maintain unit according to recom - • Keep others including children , ani - mended procedures . Keep blade mals , bystanders , and helpers at least sharp . Keep cutting line at the proper 50 feet ( 15 meters ) away . Stop engine length . immediately if you are approached . • Use only Craftsman brand replace - • Always keep engine on the right - ment line . Never use wire , rope , hand side of your body . string , etc . • Hold the unit firmly with both hands . • Install required shield properly before • Keep firm footing and balance . Do using the unit . Use the metal shield not overreach . for all metal blade use . Use the plastic • Keep blade or trimmer head below shield for all line trimmer use . waist level . Do not raise engine • Use only specified blade or trimmer above your waist . head ; make sure it is properly in - • Keep all parts of your body away stalled and securely fastened . from blade , trimmer head , and muf - • Never start engine with clutch shroud fler when engine is running . A hot removed . The clutch can fly off and muffler can cause serious burns . cause serious injury . • Cut from your left to your right . • Be sure blade or trimmer head stops Cutting on right side of the shield will turning when engine idles . throw debris away from the operator . • Make carburetor adjustments with the • Use only in daylight or good artificial lower end supported to prevent blade light . or trimmer line from contacting any • Use only for jobs explained in this object . Hold unit by hand ; do not use manual . the shoulder strap for support .
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TRANSPORTING AND STORAGE or loss of feeling in the fingers , hands , • Stop the unit before carrying . or joints , discontinue the use of this tool and seek medical attention . An anti - • Keep muffler away from your body . vibration system does not guarantee the • Allow the engine to cool and secure avoidance of these problems . Users the unit before storing or transport - who operate power tools on a continual ing it in a vehicle . and regular basis must monitor closely • Empty the fuel tank before storing or their physical condition and the condi - transporting the unit . Use up fuel left tion of this tool . in the carburetor by starting the en - SPECIAL NOTICE : This unit is equip - gine and letting it run until it stops . ped with a temperature limiting muffler • Store unit so the blade or line limiter and spark arresting screen which meets blade cannot accidentally cause in - the requirements of California Codes jury . The unit can be hung by the 4442 and 4443 . All U . S . forest land and shaft . the states of California , Idaho , Maine , • Store unit out of reach of children . Minnesota , New Jersey , Oregon , and This unit is not equipped with an anti - Washington require by law that many vibration system and is intended for internal combustion engines be occasional use only . equipped with a spark arresting screen . SAFETY NOTICE : Exposure to vibra - If you operate in a locale where such tions through prolonged use of gasoline regulations exist , you are legally re - powered hand tools could cause blood sponsible for maintaining the operating vessel or nerve damage in the fingers , condition of these parts . Failure to do so hands , and joints of people prone to cir - is a violation of the law . For normal culation disorders or abnormal swell - homeowner use , the muffler and spark ings . Prolonged use in cold weather has arresting screen will not require any ser - been linked to blood vessel damage in vice . After 50 hours of use , we recom - otherwise healthy people . If symptoms mend that your muffler be serviced or occur such as numbness , pain , loss of replaced by your Sears Service Center . strength , change in skin color or texture , CARTON CONTENTS ASSEMBLY Check carton contents against the fol - _ , WARNING : Always stop unit lowing list . Model 358.795820 and disconnect spark plug before per - • Brushcutter attachment forming any assembly procedures . • Trimmer attachment _ ; _ , WARNING : If received as - • Hex wrench sembled , repeat all steps to ensure • Handlebar your unit is properly assembled and all • Bracket cover fasteners are secure . • Bracket cover screws ( 2 ) TOOLS REQUIRED • Plastic shield • Hex Wrench ( provided ) • Wing nut ( screwed onto shield ) • Adjustable Wrench • Shoulder strap with warning • Phillips Screwdriver • Container of oil • Container of line INSTALLING ATTACHMENT CAUTION : When installing attach - Examine parts for damage = Do not ment , place the unit on a flat surface use damaged parts . for stability . NOTE : If you need assistance or find 1 . Loosen the coupler by turning the parts missing or damaged , call knob counterclockwise = 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . It is normal for the fuel filter to rattle in the empty fuel tank . Finding fuel or oil residue on muffler is normal due to carburetor adjustments and testing done by the manufacturer =
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ATTACHING THE HANDLEBAR Coupler DANGER : To avoid serious injury , the barrier portion of the handle - Shipping bar must be installed as shown to protector provide a barrier between operator and the spinning blade . 1 . Locate the decal on the handlebar . This decal includes an arrow . Posi - Knob tion the handlebar with the mount - TIGNTFN ing bracket at the end of the arrow . 2 . Remove shipping protector from 2 . Position the bracket cover over the coupler . handlebar . Again make sure thearrow . 3 . Remove the shaft cap from the handlebar is at the end of the attachment ( if present ) . 3 . Insert screws and hand tighten 4 . Position locking / release button of only . Be sure the handlebar is attachment into guide recess of installed correctly ; then , tighten coupler . each screw securely with the hex 5 . Push the attachment into the cou - wrench . pler until the locking / release button Handlebar i _ Screw snaps into the primary hole . 6 . Before using the unit , tighten the knob securely by turning clockwise . Coupler Primary Hole Bracket Cover tMounting _ e _ _ _ - - - _ i / l _ uide Recess Bracke ASSEMBLY OF SHOULDER STRAP Shaft Button _ bWARNING : Proper shoulder dt _ WARNING : Make sure the lock - strap and handlebar adjustments must be made with the engine completely ing / release button is locked in the pri - stopped before using unit . mary hole and the knob is securely tightened before operating the unit . All 1 . Insert your right arm and head through the shoulder strap and al - attachments are designed to be used in low it to rest on your left shoulder . the primary hole unless otherwise stated in the applicable attachment op - Make sure the danger sign is on your back and the hook is to the erator's manual . Using the wrong hole right side of your waist . could lead to serious injury or damage NOTE : A one - half twist is built into the to the unit . shoulder strap to allow the strap to rest flat on the shoulder . Secondary Hole 2 . Adjust the strap , allowing the hook to be about 6 inches ( 15 cm ) below the waist . 3 . Fasten the strap hook to the clamp located between the trigger handle and the handlebar clamp base and lift the tool to the operating position . Locking / Release 4 . Try on shoulder strap and adjust Button in Primary Hole for fit and balance before starting the engine or beginning a cutting For optional attachments , see the AS - operation . SEMBLY section of the applicable at - tachment operator's manual . NOTE : It may be necessary to relo - cate the shoulder strap clamp on the shaft for proper balancing of unit . TO RELOCATE SHOULDER STRAP CLAMP : 1 . Loosen and remove both clamp screws .
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ASSEMBLY INFORMATION - 2 . Placteheuppesrhouldsetrrap TRIMMER HEAD clamopvetrheshaft . 3 . Positiothnelowesrhouldsetrrap TRIMMER clamupndethreshafatndaligtnhees . HEAD uppearndlowecrlamspcrewhol Upper Shoulder ! J Strap Clamp INSTALLATION OF THE TRIMMER HEAD Strap Clamp Lower Shoulder ! l Screws NOTE : Before installing the trimmer head , make sure the dust cup and re - taining washer are positioned on the 4 . Insert two screws into the screw shaft of the gearbox . The retaining holes . washer must be positioned with the 5 . Secure shoulder strap clamp by raised section toward the gearbox . tightening screws with a hex 1 . Align hole in the dust cup with the wrench . hole in the side of the gearbox by rotating the dust cup . 2 . Insert a small screwdriver into aligned holes . This will keep the HARNESS shaft from turning while tightening ADJUSTMENT trimmer head . FOR BALANCE Screwdriver _ ( 15 cm ) 4 - 12 inches below - - . _ - _ ( 10 - 30cm ) waist 30 inches above ( 76 c _ ) es _ . und NOTE : Make sure all parts are prop - erly installed as shown in the illustra - tion before installing the trimmer head . 3 . While holding the screwdriver in position , thread trimmer head onto the shaft by turning counterclock - wise . Tighten until secure . 30inches , L _ Gearbox ( 76 cm ) I _ j - Dust Cup i _ , G . _ Retaining Washer Cutting Head I 4 . Remove the screwdriver . g
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ATTACHING THE PLASTIC SHIELD _ WARNING : The shield must be properly installed . The shield provides partial protection from the risk of , Gearbox thrown objects to the operator and , _ " others and is equipped with a line lim - Shield iter blade which cuts excess line to the proper length . The line limiter blade ( on underside of shield ) is sharp and can cut you . 1 . Remove wing nut from shield . 2 . Insert bracket into slot on shield . 2 . Insert and thread the 4 mounting 3 . Pivot shield until bolt passes screws through the holes of the through hole in bracket . gearbox and the metal shield . 4 . Tighten the wing nut securely . Tighten evenly and securely with Bracket _ _ ' _ the hex wrench provided . INSTALLATION OF THE METAL BLADE WARNING : Wear protective gloves when handling or performing maintenance on the blade to avoid inju - ry . The blade is sharp and can cut you ASSEMBLY INFORMATION - even when it is not moving . BRUSH BLADE _ , WARNING : Do not use any blades , or fastening hardware other than the washers and nuts shown in the BLADE O RUSH following illustrations . Replacement parts must be purchased at Sears anduse installed as shown below . Failure to proper parts can cause the blade to fly off and seriously hurt you or others . NOTE : The dust cup and retaining washer are located on the gearbox shaft and not in the parts bag . All other fasteners mentioned in the following as - sembly steps are in the parts bag . ATTACHING THE METAL SHIELD 1 . Remove the retaining washer from the threaded shaft of the gearbox . _ WARNING : The metal shield Leave the dust cup on the shaft . must be properly installed on the tool 2 . Install the blade and the tretaining . washer over the threaded shaf anytime the tool is used with a blade . The forward tip of the metal shield 3 . Make sure the raised part of the re - helps to reduce the occurrence of taining washer is facing the ogearboxle blade thrust which can cause serious and the raised area fits into the h in the center of the blade . injury such as amputation to the oper - ator or bystanders . Failure to install 4 . Slide the blade and retaining wash - the shield in the position shown can er onto the shaft of the gearbox . result in serious injury to the operator . NOTE : When installing brush The length of the shield must be blade , ensure side of blade with de - aligned with the length of the shaft . cal is facing gearbox and points of 1 . Place the metal shield under the blade will rotate counterclockwise gearbox , and align the screw holes . ( see illustration ) .
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NOTE : Make sure all parts are in place 8 - POINT BLADE as illustrated , and the blade is sand - wiched between the dust cup and the DECAL SIDE OF retaining washer . There should be no BLADE MUST space between the blade and the dust FACE GEARBOX cup or the retaining washer . 7 . Align hole in dust cup with hole in 5 . Place the cupped washer onto the side of gearbox by rotating the shaft . Make sure the cupped side blade . of the washer is toward the blade . 8 . Insert a small screwdriver into 6 . Install the blade nut by threading aligned holes . This will keep the onto the shaft counterclockwise . shaft from turning while tightening the blade nut . Gearbox Shield Screwdriver Dust Cup 9 . Tighten blade nut firmly with a wrench while holding screwdriver in position . 10 . Remove the screwdriver . 11 . Turn blade by hand . If the blade binds against the shield , or appears de to be uneven , the blade is not cen - Retainh _ g _ tered , and you must reinstall . Waster _ _ NOTE : To remove blade , insert screw - driver into aligned holes . Unthread the C _ pped _ _ nut and remove parts . Be sure to store Washer _ : _ _ Nut parts and instructions for future use .
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KNOWYOURBRUSHWACKER READ THiS OPERATOR'S 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 . Handlebar J Trimmer Coupler Head X & ON / OFF Switch Line Limiter Starter Handle Blade , _ / Primer Bulb / Blade Muffler ON / OFF SWITCH START LEVER The ON / OFF SWITCH is used to stop the The START LEVER helps to supply fuel engine . Move the switch to the OFF to the engine to aid in starting . Acti - position to stop the engine . vate the starting system by moving the PRIMER BULB start lever to the START position . DO The PRIMER BULB removes air from NOT squeeze the throttle trigger until the carburetor and fuel lines and fills the engine has started and runs . After the engine starts , allow the engine to them with fuel . This allows you to start warm - up 5 seconds , then fully the engine with fewer pulls on the squeeze the throttle trigger to deacti - starter rope . Activate the primer bulb vate the starting system ( start lever by pressing it and allowing it to return returns to RUN position ) . to its original form . COUPLER The COUPLER enables optional at - tachments to be installed on the unit . BEFORE STARTING ENGINE cluded with this brushcutter is a 3.2 ounce container of oil . Pour the entire _ WARNING : Be sure to read contents of this container into 1 gallon the fuel information in the safety rules of gasoline to achieve the proper fuel before you begin . If you do not under - mixture . DO NOT USE automotive oil or stand the safety rules , do not attempt marine oil . These oils will cause en - to fuel your unit . Call 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . gine damage . When mixing fuel , fol - low instructions printed on container . FUELING ENGINE Once oil is added to gasoline , shake _ WARNING : Remove fuel cap container momentarily to assure that the fuel is thoroughly mixed . Always read slowly when refueling . and follow the safety rules relating to This engine is certified to operate on fuel before fueling your unit . unleaded gasoline . Before operation , IMPORTANT gasoline must be mixed with a good quality synthetic 2 - cycle air - cooled en - Alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or gine oil . We recommend Craftsman using ethanol or methanol ) can attract brand synthetic oil . Mix gasoline and moisture which leads to separation and oil at a ratio of 40 : 1 . A 40 : 1 ratio is ob - formation of acids during storage . Acidic tained by mixing 3.2 ounces of oil with gas can damage the fuel system of an 1 gallon of unleaded gasoline . In - engine while in storage . 10
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Toavoiednginperoblemesm , pttyhe controlled and steady motion until fueslystebmeforsetoragfoer30days engine starts and runs . 6 . Allow unit to run for 5 seconds , then orlongeDr . raitnhegastanks , tartthe enginaendletitrununttihl efuellines fully squeeze the throttle trigger to andcarbureatoreremptUy . sefresh disengage the starting system ( start fuenl exsteason . lever returns to RUN position ) . Neveurseenginoercarburectoleran - STARTING A WARM ENGINE erproducitnsthefuetlankorperma - 1 . Move ON / OFF switch to the ON nendt amagmeayoccur . position . SeetheSTORAsGecEtiofnoraddition - 2 . Squeeze and hold the throttle trig - alinformation . ger . Keep throttle trigger fully HOWTO STOP YOUR UNIT squeezed until engine runs • Release the throttle trigger . smoothly . • Move the ON / OFF switch to the OFF 3 . Pull starter rope handle with a con - position . trolled and steady motion while squeezing throttle trigger until en - gine starts and runs . NOTE : Normally , the warm starting procedure can be used within 5 - 10 minutes after the unit is turned off . If the unit sits for more than 10 minutes ON / OFF Switch without being used , it will be neces - HOW TO START YOUR UNIT sary to start the unit by following the steps under STARTING A COLD EN - WARNING : Avoid any contact GINE or following the starting instruc - with the muffler . A hot muffler can cause tion steps shown on the unit . serious burns . STARTING A FLOODED ENGINE Flooded engines can be started by placing the ON / OFF switch in the ON position . Move the start lever to the " , 3 - ¢ _ * Starting Position RUN position and fully squeeze throttle trigger . Pull the starter handle repeat - L : % , . _ , edly while squeezing throttle trigger STARTING A COLD ENGINE until engine starts and runs . This could require pulling the starter handle NOTE : DO NOT squeeze the throttle many times , depending on how badly trigger until the engine has started and the unit is flooded . runs . 1 . Set unit on a flat surface . If the unit still doesn't start , refer toll TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE or ca 2 . Move ON / OFF switch to the ON 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . position . CRAFTSMAN ® 3 . Slowly press the primer bulb 6 times . CONVERTIBLE TM FEATURE 4 . Move the start lever to the START This model is equipped with a coupler position . which enables optional attachments to be installed . The optional attachments _ , / Starter Handle are : Edger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358.7924041 Cultivator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358.792 Start Blower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358.79242 Brushcutter . . . . . . . . . . . . 358.79244 Primer Bulb Pruner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358.79245 AO & WARNING : Always stop unit and disconnect spark plug before re - Muffler moving or installing attachments . REMOVING ATTACHMENTS 5 . This unit has the Sim - puF ' starting system . You do not have to pull the CAUTION : When removing or instal - starter rope handle sharply or brisk - ling attachments , place the unit on a ly . Pull starter rope handle with a flat surface for stability . 11
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1 . Loosen the coupler by turning the knob counterclockwise . Secondary Hole Upper Shaft Coupler LOOSEN Attachment Locking / Release Button in Primary Hole OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS TIGHTEN Knob To maximize operating efficiency , do not run the engine for longer than 1 minute at a time at full throttle . 2 . Press and hold the locking / release button . OPERATING POSITION ALWAYS WEAR : Locking / Release Button Hearing Protection Eye Protection Attachment 3 . While securely holding the engine Long Pants and upper shaft , pull the attach - ment straight out of the coupler . INSTALLING OPTIONAl _ ATTACH - MENTS Book 1 = Remove the shaft cap from the at - tachment ( if present ) . 2 . Position locking / release button of Cut only from your left to your right . attachment into guide recess of coupler . When operating unit , clip shoulder 3 . Push the attachment into the cou - strap onto clamp , stand as shown and pler until the locking / release button check for the following : snaps into the primary hole . • Wear eye protection , hearing protec - 4 . Before using the unit , tighten the tion and heavy clothing . knob securely by turning clock - • Extend your left arm and hold han - wise . dlebar grip with your left hand . • Hold throttle grip with your right hand Coupler Primary Hole with finger on throttle trigger . Guide Recess • Hold unit so that engine is below waist level . • Keep shoulder strap pad centered on your left shoulder and danger sign centered on your back . Upper Locking / Attachment • Maintain full weight of tool on your Shaft Release left shoulder . Button • Cut only from your left to your right to ensure debris is thrown away from _ WARNING : Make sure the lock - you . Without bending over , keep the blade or trimmer head near and par - ing / release button is locked in the pri - mary hole and the knob is securely allel to the ground and not crowded tightened before operating the unit . All into material being cut . attachments are designed to be used in OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS FOR the primary hole unless otherwise USE WITH TRIMMER HEAD stated in the applicable attachment op - ' I0 _ WARNING : Always wear eye erator's manual . Using the wrong hole could lead to serious injury or damage protection . Never lean over the rtrimmer to the unit . head . Rocks or debris can ricochet o 12
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TRIMMING - Hold the bottom of the be thrown into eyes and face and cause blindness or other serious injury . trimmer head about 3 inches ( 8 cm ) above the ground and at an angle . Al - Before trimming , bring engine to a low only the tip of the line to make speed sufficient to cut material to be trimmed . contact with vegetation . Do not force trimmer line into work area . Do not run the engine at a higher speed than necessary . The cutting line will cut Trimming efficiently when the engine is run at less than full throttle . At lower speeds , there is less engine noise and vibration . The cutting line will last longer and will be less likely to " weld " onto the spool . Always release the throttle trigger and allow the engine to return to idle speed when not cutting . 3 inches ( 8 crr HOW TO STOP YOUR UNIT above ground • Release the throttle trigger . • Move ON / OFF switch to the OFF position . SCALPING - The scalping technique removes unwanted vegetation down to CUTTING METHODS the ground . Hold the bottom of the trim - , I _ WARNING : Use minimum mer head about 3 inches ( 8 cm ) above the ground and at an angle . Allow the speed and do not crowd the line when tip of the line to strike the ground cutting around hard objects ( rock , around trees , posts , monuments , etc . gravel , fence posts , etc . ) , which can This technique increases line wear . damage the trimmer head , become entangled in the line , or be thrown Scalping causing a serious hazard . • The tip of the line does the cutting . You will achieve the best perform - ance and minimum line wear by not crowding the line into the cutting area . The right and wrong ways are shown below . Tip of line does the Line crowded into MOWING - Your trimmer is ideal for mowing in places conventional lawn mowers cannot reach . In the mowing wor _ _ position , keep the line parallel to the ground . Avoid pressing the head into the ground as this can scalp the ground and damage the tool . Mowing Right Wrong • The line will easily remove grass and weeds from around walls , fences , trees and flower beds , but its also can cut the tender bark of tree or shrubs and scar fences . • For trimming or scalping , use lesslife than full throttle to increase line and decrease head wear , especially : SWEEPING - The fanning action of the • During light duty cutting . rotating line can be used to blow away • Near objects around which the line loose debris from an area . Keep the line can wrap such as small posts , parallel to and above the area surface trees or fence wire . and swing the tool from side to side . 13
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sharp . Replacement blades are _ Sweeping available at Sears . • Cut only at full throttle . The blade will have maximum cutting power and is less likely to bind or stall . • " Feed " the blade deliberately and not too rapidly . The blade can thrust away if it is fed too rapidly . • Cut only from your left to your right . Cutting on right side of the shield will throw debris away from the operator = • Use the shoulder strap and keep a OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS FOR firm grip on the unit with both hands = USE WITH BRUSH BLADE A properly adjusted shoulder strap • Blade Thrust is a reaction that only will support the weight of the unit , occurs when using a bladed unit . This freeing your arms and hands to con - reaction can cause serious injury trol and guide the cutting motion . such as amputation . Carefully study • Keep feet comfortably spread apart this section . It is important that you and braced for a possible sudden , understand what causes blade thrust , rapid thrust of unit . Do not overreach . how you can reduce the chance of its Keep firm footing and balance . occurring , and how you can remain in • Keep blade below waist level ; it will control of unit if blade thrust occurs . be easier to maintain control of unit . • WHAT CAUSES BLADE THRUST - • Do not raise the engine above your Blade Thrust can occur when tile waist as the blade can come dan - spinning blade contacts an object that gerously close to your body . it does not cut . This contact causes • Do not swing unit with such force the blade to stop for an instant and that you are in danger of losing your then suddenly move or " thrust " away balance . from the object that was hit . The Bring the engine to cutting speed be - " thrusting " reaction can be violent fore entering the material to be cut . enough to cause the operator to be Always release the throttle trigger and propelled in any direction and loseed allow engine to return to idle speed control of the unit . The uncontroll when not cutting . The blade should unit can cause serious injury if the not turn while the engine is running at blade contacts the operator or others . idle . If the blade turns at idle , do not • WHEN BLADE THRUST OCCURS use your unit . Refer to the CARBURE - - Blade Thrust can occur without TOR ADJUSTMENT section or contact warning if the blade snags , stalls , or your Sears Sewice Center . binds . This is more likely to occur in • Maintain good firm footing while using areas where it is difficult to see the the unit . Do this by planting feet firmly material being cut . By using the unit in a comfortable apart position . properly , the occurrence of blade • Cut while swinging the upper part of thrust will be reduced and the opera - your body from left to right . tor will be less likely to lose control . • As you move forward to the next area to cut , be sure to maintain your balance and footing . RECOMMENDED CUTTING POSITION o'clock Cut using the 2 _ ' _ ( , 4 _ " ' _ _ ' " } 2 o'clock to 4 o'clock V'r'f V , ' position of the / _ _ _ " £ 4 o'clock • Cut only grass , weeds , and woody blade brush up to 1 / 2 inch ( 1 cm ) in diame - ' lr " ter with the brush blade . Do not let the blade contact material it cannot cut _ , WARNING : The operator or oth - such as stumps , rocks , fences , metal , etc . , or clusters of hard , woody brush ers must not try to clear away cut mate - having a diameter greater than 1 / 2 rial with the engine running or the blade inch ( 1 cm ) . turning to avoid serious injury . Stop en - • A dull blade is likely to snag and gine and blade before removing materi - thrust . Ensure that the blade is als wrapped around blade or shaft . 14
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BLOWER / VACUUM SAFETY . 0 % _ _ _ _ _ _ dt _ WARNING : For each optional _ bWARNING : Inspect area before attachment used , read entire instruc - tion manual before use and follow all starting unit . Remove all debris and warnings and instructions in manual hard objects such as rocks , glass , and on attachment . wire , etc . that can ricochet , be thrown , or otherwise cause injury or damage _ WARNING : Ensure handlebar during operation . remains installed on upper shaft ( en - • Do not set unit on any surface except gine end of unit ) at all times . a clean , hard area while engine is running . Debris such as gravel , sand , dust , grass , etc . , could be picked up by the air intake and thrown out through discharge opening , damaging unit , property , or causing serious injury to bystanders or operator . • Never place objects inside the blow - er tubes , vacuum tubes or blower EDGER SAFETY outlet . Always direct the blowing de - bris away from people , animals , WARNING : Inspect the area to glass , and solid objects such as trees , automobiles , walls , etc . The be edged before each use . Remove objects ( rocks , broken glass , nails , force of air can cause rocks , dirt , or sticks to be thrown or to ricochet wire , etc . ) which can be thrown by the blade or can wrap around the shaft . which can hurt people or animals , break glass , or cause other damage . • Blade rotates momentarily after the • Never run unit without the proper trigger is released . The blade can seriously cut you or others . equipment attached . When using your unit as a blower , always install • Allow blade to stop before removing it from the cut . blower tubes . Blade rotates • Check air intake opening , blower tubes or vacuum tubes frequently , after the always with engine stopped and spark plug disconnected . Keep vents and discharge tubes free dof debris which can accumulate an restrict proper air flow . • Never place any object in air intake • Throw away blades that are bent , opening as this could restrict proper warped , cracked , broken or dam - air flow and cause damage to the unit . aged in any other way . Replace • Never use for spreading chemicals , parts that are cracked , chipped , or fertilizers , or other substances which damaged before using the unit . may contain toxic materials . • Do not attempt to remove cut material • To avoid spreading fire , do not use nor hold material to be cut when the near leaf or brush fires , fireplaces , engine is running or when cutting barbecue pits , ashtrays , etc . blade is moving . CULTIVATOR SAFETY • Always keep the wheel and depth _ , WARNING : Rotating tines can adjusting skid in contact with the ground . cause serious injury . Keep away from • Always push the unit slowly over the rotating tines . Stop the engine and dis - ground . Stay alert for uneven side - connect the spark plug before unclog - walks , holes in the terrain , large ging tines or making repairs = roots , etc . • Always use the handlebar when us - ing edger attachment . 15
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thrown , or otherwise cause injury or damage during operation . • Do not use a cutting blade that is bent , warped , cracked , broken or damaged in any other way . Have worn or damaged parts replaced by an authorized service dealer . • Always keep unit in front of your body . Keep all parts of your body A away from the cutting blade . WARNING : Inspect the area to • Keep the cutting blade and air vents be cultivated before starting the unit . clear of debris . Remove all debris and hard and sharp POLE PRUNER SAFETY objects such as rocks , vines , branches , rope , string , etc . , _ WARNING : The reciprocating • Avoid heavy contact with solid objects blade / rotating chain can cause se - that might stop the tines . If heavy con - vere injury . Inspect the unit before tact occurs , stop the engine and in - use . Do not operate unit with a bent , spect the unit for damage . cracked or dull blade or dull chain . • Never operate the cultivator without Keep away from the blade / chain . the tine cover in place and properly secured . A _ & WARNING : The reciprocating • Keep the tines and guard clear of blade / rotating chain is sharp . Do not debris . touch . To prevent serious injury , al - • After striking a foreign object , stop ways stop engine and ensure blade / the engine , disconnect the spark chain has stopped moving , disconnect plug and inspect the cultivator for spark plug , and wear gloves when damage . Repair before restarting . changing or handling the blade or • Disconnect attachment from the drive chain . engine before cleaning the tines with _ & WARNING : A coasting blade / ro - a hose and water to remove any build - up . Oil the tines to prevent rust . tating chain can cause injury while it • Always wear gloves when servicing or continues to move after the engine is cleaning the tines . The tines become stopped . Maintain proper control ofom - very sharp from use . the unit until the blade / chain has c • Do not run unit at high speed unless pletely stopped moving . Keep hands , face and feet at a distance from all cultivating . HEDGE TRIMMER SAFETY moving parts . Do not attempt to touch or stop the blade or chain when it is DANGER : RISK OF CUT : KEEP moving . HANDS AWAY FROM BLADE - Blade moves momentarily after the trigger is released . Do not attempt to clear away cut material when the blade is in mo - tion . Make sure the switch is in the OFF position , the spark plug wire is discon - nected , and the blade has stopped moving before removing jammed mate - rial from the cutting blade . Do not grab or hold the unit by the cutting blade . Blades move ' _ WARNING : Falling objects can Allow blades to stop momentarily before removing cause severe head injury . Wear head after the them from the cut . protection when operating this unit triggerisd with a pole pruner attachment . _ WARNING : Inspect the area be - fore starting the unit . Remove all de - bris and hard objects such as rocks , glass , wire , etc . that can ricochet , be 16
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£ , , , 4 _ I = WARNING : Never lean over dis - 4 _ WARNING : To prevent serious injury , do not use more than one boom charge chute . Rocks or debris could extension with a pole pruner attach - be thrown into the eyes and face and ment . cause serious injury or blindness . _ WARNING : Keep the pruner _ ; _ , WARNING : Inspect the area where the unit is to be used . Remove away from power lines or electrical wires . objects that could be thrown or dam - • Only use for pruning limbs or age the unit . Some objects may be branches up to 4 inches ( 10 cm ) in hidden by fallen snow - be alert for diameter . the possibility . • Do not operate the unit faster than • Direct material discharge away from the speed needed to prune . Do not glass enclosures , automobiles , etc . run the unit at high speed when not • Do not run engine at high speed pruning . while not removing snow . • Always stop the unit when work is • Be attentive when using the snow - delayed or when walking from one thrower , and stay alert for holes in the terrain and other hidden hazards . cutting location to another . • If you strike or become entangled • Make sure the rotor will spin freely be - with a foreign object , stop the engine fore attaching the snowthrower to the immediately and check for damage . powerhead . Have any damage repaired by an • If the rotor will not rotate freely due authorized service dealer before at - to frozen ice , thaw the unit before tempting further operations . Discard thoroughly before attempting to op - blades that are bent , warped , erate under power . cracked or broken . • Keep the rotor clear of debris . • Do not throw snow near other • Stop the unit immediately if you feel excessive vibration . Vibration is a sign people . The snow thrower could pro - of trouble . Inspect thoroughly for loose pel small objects at high speed nuts , bolts or damage before continu - causing injury . ing . Contact an authorized service • After striking a foreign object , stop dealer for repair or replacement of af - the engine , disconnect spark plug fected parts as necessary . and inspect the snowthrower for SNOW THROWER SAFETY damage and repair if necessary be - fore restarting unit . _ , WARNING : Keep hands and • Never operate the snowthrower near feet away from the rotor when starting glass enclosures , automobiles and trucks . or running the engine . Never attempt to clear the rotor with the engine / motor • Never attempt to use the snow - thrower on a roof . running . Stop engine and disconnect spark plug before unclogging snow or • Never operate the snowthrower near debris from discharge chute or when window wells , dropoffs , etc . • Never discharge snow onto public adjusting vanes . roads or near moving traffic . • Clear snow from slopes by going up and down ; never across . Use cau - tion when changing directions . Nev - er clear snow from steep slopes . • Let snowthrower run for a few min - utes after clearing snow so moving parts do not freeze . • Look behind and use care when backing up . Exercise caution to avoid slipping or falling , especially when op - erating in reverse . • Know how to stop quickly . 17
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MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE _ 1 _ 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 decals Clean air filter Every 5 hours of operation Inspect muffler and spark arresting screen Every 50 hours of operation Replace spark plug Yearly GENERAL RECOMMEN DATIONS CLEAN AIR FILTER The warranty on this unit does not A dirty air filter decreases engine per - formance and increases fuel con - cover items that have been subjected to operator abuse or negligence . To sumption and harmful emissions . Al - receive full value from the warranty , ways clean after every 5 hours of the operator must maintain unit as operation . instructed in this manual . Various ad - 1 . Clean the cover and the area justments will need to be made peri - around it to keep dirt from fallinghen into the carburetor chamber w odically to properly maintain your unit . the cover is removed . CHECK FOR LOOSE FASTENERS AND PARTS 2 . Remove parts by pressing button to release air filter cover . • Spark Plug Boot • Air Filter NOTE : To avoid creating a fire hazard or producing harmful evaporative • Housing Screws • Assist Handle Screw emissions , do not clean filter in gaso - line or other flammable solvent . • Debris Shield • Blade Nut 3 . Wash the filter in soap and water . 4 . Allow filter to dry . CHECK FOR DAMAGED OR 5 . Replace parts . WORN PARTS Button Contact Sears Service Center for re - Air Filter placement of damaged or worn parts . • ON / OFF Switch - Ensure ON / OFF switch functions properly by moving the switch to the OFF position . Make sure engine stops ; then restart en - gine and continue . & ir Filter Cover • Fuel Tank - Discontinue use of unit INSPECT MUFFLER AND SPARK if fuel tank shows signs of damage ARRESTING SCREEN or leaks . • Debris Shield - Discontinue use of _ , WARNING : The muffler on this unit if debris shield is damaged . • Blade - Discontinue use of unit if product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer . blade becomes damaged or worn . As your unit is used , carbon deposits INSPECT AND CLEAN UNIT AND build up on the muffler and spark ar - DECALS resting screen . • After each use , inspect complete For normal homeowner use , however , unit for loose or damaged parts . the muffler and spark arresting screen Clean the unit and decals using a will not require any service . After 50 damp cloth with a mild detergent . hours of use , we recommend that your • Wipe off unit with a clean dry cloth . muffler be serviced or replaced by your Sears Service Center . 18
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REPLACE SPARK PLUG 1 . Twist , then pull off spark plug boot . Replace the spark plug each year to 2 . Remove spark plug from cylinder and discard . ensure the engine starts easier and runs better . Set spark plug gap at 3 . Replace with Champion RCJ - 6Y 0.025 inch ( 0.6 mm ) . Ignition timing is spark plug and tighten securely fixed and nonadjustable . with a 3 / 4 inch ( 19 mm ) socket wrench . 4 . Reinstall the spark plug boot . LINE REPLACEMENT • Always use Craftsman replacement ! line . Choose the line size best suited for Positioning the job at hand . Red line is designed Tunnel for cutting grass and small weeds . The black colored line is designed for cutting larger weeds and light brush . NOTE : Before inserting new line into the holes in the cutting head , identify the proper holes . Follow directions as shown on the line glide plate . 1 . Remove the old line and line glide plate from the cutting head . 5 . Pull the line and make sure the 2 . Clean entire surface of cutting head . line is against the hub and ex - 3 . Reinstall line glide plate ( see il - tended full through the positioning lustration ) . Align arrowwith : tunnels . when using medium ( red ) or Line against ' , z . . v large ( black ) line when using lines with diameter Positioning ( _ smaller than medium ( red ) line Tunnel \ ( optional ) Line glide Arrow 6 . Correctly installed line will be the same length on both ends BLADE REPLACEMENT Refer to tile ASSEMBLY section for blade replacement instructions and illustrations . CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT Cutting head _ , WARNING : Keep others away when making idle speed adjustments . NOTE : Line glide plate must be rein - The trimmer head or blade will be stalled in cutting head before inserting spinning during most of this proce - new line . dure . Wear your protective equipment 4 . Insert both ends of your line and observe all safety precautions . through the proper holes in the After making adjustments , the trimmer side of the cutting head . head or blade must not move / spin at idle speed . The carburetor has been carefully set at the factory . Adjustments may be necessary if you notice any of the fol - lowing conditions : • Engine will not idle when the throttle is released . • The trimmer head or blade moves / spins at idle . 19
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Makaedjustmewntitshtheunist up - dIIWARNING : Recheck the idle portesdothecuttinagttachmeisnotff speed after each adjustment . Themove thegrounadndwilnl otmakecontact trimmer head or blade must not withanyobjectH . oldtheunibt yhand or spin at idle speed to avoid serious whilerunninagndmakinagdjust - injury to the operator or others . mentsK . eepallpartsofyoubr ody awafyromthecuttinagttachmeanntd muffler . IdleSpeed Adjustment Allow engine to idle . Adjust speed until Cover engine runs without trimmer head or blade moving or spinning ( idle too fast ) or engine stalling ( idle speed too slow ) . Air Filter _ _ • Turn idle speed screw clockwise to Idle Speed increase engine speed if engine Screw stalls or dies . If you require further assistance or are • Turn idle speed screw counterclock - unsure about performing this proce - wise to decrease engine speed if dure , contact your Sears Service Cen - trimmer head or blade moves or ter or call our customer assistance spins at idle . help line at 1 - 800 - 235 - 5878 . Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable alter - dt _ WARNING : Perform the follow - native in minimizing the formation of ing steps after each use : fuel gum deposits during storage . Add • Allow engine to cool before storing stabilizer to the gasoline in the fuel or transporting . tank or fuel storage container . lFollowizer • Store unit and fuel in a well venti - the mix instructions found on stabi lated area where fuel vapors cannot container . Run engine at least 3 min - reach sparks or open flames from utes after adding stabilizer . water heaters , electric motors or Craftsman 40 : 1,2 - cycle engine oil ( air switches , furnaces , etc . cooled ) is already blended with fuel • Store unit with all guards in place . stabilizer . If you do not use this Sears Position unit so that any sharp ob - oil , you can add a fuel stabilizer to ject cannot accidentally cause injury . your fuel tank . • Store unit and fuel well out of the ENGINE reach of children . • Remove spark plug and pour 1 tea - SEASONAL STORAGE spoon of 40 : 1,2 - cycle engine oil ( air Prepare unit for storage at end of sea - cooled ) through the spark plug son or if it will not be used for 30 days opening . Slowly pull the starter rope or more . 8 to 10 times to distribute oil . If your unit is to be stored for a period • Replace spark plug with new one of of time : recommended type and heat range . • Clean the entire unit before lengthy • Clean air filter . storage . • Check entire unit for loose screws , • Store in a clean dry area . nuts , and bolts . Replace any dam - • Lightly oil external metal surfaces . aged , broken , or worn parts . FUEL SYSTEM • At the beginning of the next season , Empty the fuel system before storage use only fresh fuel having the proper for 30 days or longer . Drain the gas gasoline to oil ratio . tank , start the engine and let it run un - OTHER til the fuel lines and carburetor are • Do not store gasoline from one sea - empty . Use fresh fuel next season . son to another . Under FUELING ENGINE in the OPERA - • Replace your gasoline can if it starts TION section of this manual , see mes - to rust . sage labeled IMPORTANT regarding the use of gasohol in your engine . 20
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TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE _ , WARNING : Always stop unit and disconnect spark plug before perform - ing all of the recommended remedies below except remedies that require unit to be operating . TROUBLE CAUSE REMEDY 1 . ON / OFF switch in 1 . Move ON / OFF switch to the ON Engine will not start . OFF position . position . 2 . Engh _ e flooded . 2 . See " Starting a FIooded 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 . Carburetor requires 6 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . adjustment . Engine will 1 . Carburetor requires 1 . See " Carburetor Adjustment " in not idle adjustment . Service and Adjustments Section . 2 . Crankshaft seals worn . 2 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . properly . 3 . Compression low . 3 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . Engine will not 1 . Air filter dirty . 1 . Clean or replace air filter . accelerate , 2 . Spark plug fouled . 2 . Clean or replace plug and regap . lacks power . 3 . Carburetor requires 3 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . or dies under adjustment . a load . 4 . Carbon build - up on 4 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . muffler outlet screen . 5 . Compression low . 5 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . Engine 1 . Choke partially on . 1 . Adjust choke . 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 . Carburetor requires 4 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . adjustment . 1 . Fuel mixture incorrect . 1 . See " Fueling Engine " in Operation Engine runs section . hot . 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 on 4 . Contact Sears Service ( see back cover ) . muffler outlet screen . 21
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YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND time , not to exceed 30 days . If you OBLIGATIONS : The U . S . Environ - have any questions regarding your mental Protection Agency / California warranty rights and responsibilities , Air Resources Board and Sears , Roe - you should contact your nearest au - thorized service center or call Sears at buck and Co . , U . S . A . , are pleased to 1 - 800 - 469 - 4663 . WARRANTY COM - explain the emissions control system warranty on your year 2007 and later MENCEMENT DATE : The warranty small off - road engine . In California , all period begins on the date the small small off - road engines must be de - off - road engine is purchased . LENGTH OF COVERAGE : This war - signed , built , and equipped to meet the State's stringent anti - smog stan - ranty shall be for a period of two years dards . Sears must warrant the emis - from the initial date of purchase . WHAT IS COVERED : REPAIR OR sion control system on your small off - road engine for the periods of time REPLACEMENT OF PARTS . Repair listed below provided there has been or replacement of any warranted part no abuse , neglect , or improper main - will be performed at no charge to the tenance of your small off - road engine . owner at an approved Sears Service Your emission control system includes Center . If you have any questions re - parts such as the carburetor , the ignition garding your warranty rights and re - system and the fuel tank ( California sponsibilities , you should contact your nearest authorized service center or only ) . Where a warrantable condition call Sears at 1 - 800 - 469 - 4663 . WAR - exists , Sears will repair your small off - road engine at no cost to you . Ex - RANTY PERIOD : Any warranted part penses covered under warranty in - which is not scheduled for replace - clude diagnosis , parts and labor . ment as required maintenance , or MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY which is scheduled only for regular in - COVERAGE : If any emissions related spection to the effect of " repair or re - part on your engine ( as listed under place as necessary " shall be war - Emissions Control Warranty Parts ranted for 2 years . Any warranted part List ) is defective or a defect in the ma - which is scheduled for replacement as terials or workmanship of the engine required maintenance shall be war - causes the failure of such an emission ranted for the period of time up to the related part , the part will be repaired or first scheduled replacement point for replaced by Sears . OWNER'S WAR - that part . DIAGNOSIS : The owner RANTY RESPONSIBILITIES : As the shall not be charged for diagnostic la - bor which leads to the determination small off - road engine owner , you are responsible for the performance of the that a warranted part is defective if the required maintenance listed in your diagnostic work is performed at an ap - operator's manual . Sears recom - proved Sears Service Center . CON - SEQUENTIAL DAMAGES : Sears mends that you retain all receipts cov - ering maintenance on your small off - may be liable for damages to other road engine , but Sears cannot deny engine components caused by the warranty solely for the lack of receipts failure of a warranted part still under or for your failure to ensure the perfor - warranty . WHAT IS NOT COVERED : mance of all scheduled maintenance . All failures caused by abuse , neglect , As the small off - road engine owner , or improper maintenance are not cov - ered . ADD - ON OR MODIFIED you should be aware that Sears may PARTS : The use of add - on or modi - deny you warranty coverage if your small off - road engine or a part of it fied parts can be grounds for disallow - has failed due to abuse , neglect , im - ing a warranty claim . Sears is not li - able to cover failures of warranted proper maintenance , unapproved modifications , or the use of parts not parts caused by the use of add - on or made or approved by the original modified parts . HOW TO FILE A equipment manufacturer . You are re - CLAIM : If you have any questions re - sponsible for presenting your small garding your warranty rights and re - off - road engine to a Sears authorized sponsibilities , you should contact your nearest authorized service center or repair center as soon as a problem call Sears at 1 - 800 - 469 - 4663 . exists . Warranty repairs should be completed in a reasonable amount of 22
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WHERE TO GET WARRANTY SER - EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY VICE : Warranty services or repairs PARTS LIST : Carburetor , Ignition Sys - shall be provided at all Sears Service tem : Spark Plug ( covered up to main - Centers . Call 1 - 800 - 469 - 4663 . tenance schedule ) , Ignition Module , MAINTENANCE , REPLACEMENT Muffler including catalyst , Fuel Tank AND REPAIR OF EMISSION RE - ( California only ) . MAINTENANCE LATED PARTS : Any Sears approved STATEMENT : The owner is responsi - replacement part used in the perfor - ble for the performance of all required mance of any warranty maintenance maintenance as defined in the opera - tor's manual . or repair on emission related parts will be provided without charge to the owner if the part is under warranty . The information on the product label indicates which standard your engine is certified . Example : ( Year ) EPA Phase 1 or Phase 2 and / or CALIFORNIA . 41 I 61 I 81 I This engine is certified to be emissions compliant for the following use : [ ] Moderate ( 50 hours ) [ ] Intermediate ( 125 hours ) [ ] Extended ( 300 hours ) 23
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