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Owner's Manual I CRAFI " , ' SMIAN + 42 " - 2 STAGE SNOW THROWER TRACTO R ATTAC HMENT Model No . 486.248392 • Safety CAUTION : • Assembly Before using this product , read • Operation this manual and follow all • Maintenance Safety Rules and Operating Instructions . • Parts IMPORTANT - READ THIS FIRST ! ! ! For Missing Parts or Assembly Questions Please Call 217 - 728 - 8388 Mon . - Fri . 7 am - 5 pm CST . FAX 217 - 728 - 2032 or e - mail info @ agri - fab . com Missing parts will be sent UPS in 24 hours directly to your home . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 U . S . A . www . sears . com / craftsman PRINTED IN U . S . A . FORM NO . 48936 ( 6 / 03 )
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ACCESSORIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 SAFETY RULES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 STORAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 FULL SIZE HARDWARE CHART . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 TROUBLESHOOTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 CARTON CONTENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 REPAIR PARTS ILLUSTRATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22,24 ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 REPAIR PARTS LIST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23,25 OPERATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 SLOPE GUIDE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 MAINTENANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 PARTS ORDERING / SERVICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BACK COVER LIMITED ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON 42 " 2 - STAGE SNOW THROWER For one year from the date of purchase , when this snow thrower is maintained and lubricated according to the operating and maintenance instructionsinthe owner's manual , Sears willrepair any defect in material or workmanship free of charge . If this snow thrower is used for commercial or rental purposes , this warranty applies for only 90 days from the date of purchase . This warranty does not cover repairs necessary because of operator negligence or abuse , including the failure to maintain the equipment according to instructions contained in the owner's manual . WARRANTY SERVICE IS AVAILABLE BY CONTACTING THE NEAREST SEARS SERVICE CENTER / DEPARTMENT IN THE UNITED STATES . This warranty applies only while this product is 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 / 817 WA . Hoffman Estates , Chicago , IL 60179 These accessories were available when the unit was purchased . They are also available at most Sears retail outlets and service centers . Most Sears stores can order repair parts for you when you provide the model numbers of your tractor and snow thrower . WHEEL WEIGHT TIRE CHAINS DRIFT CUTTER BARS KIT NO . 71 - 88294 The model number and serial numbers will be found on a MODEL NUMBER : 486.248392 decal attached to the snow thrower . SERIAL NUMBER : You should record both the serial number and the date of DATE OF PURCHASE : purchase and keep in a safe place for future reference . 2
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Anypowerequipmentcancauseinjuryif operatedimproperlyor if the userdoesnotunderstandhowto operate the equipment . Exercisecautionat all times , whenusingpowerequipment . • Readthisowner'smanuacl harefullyandknowhowe • Stoptheenginewheneveyr ouleavetheoperating to operateyoursnowthrowerandhowto stopt position , beforeuncloggingthesnowthroweror unitanddisengagethecontrolsquickly . makinganyadjustmentsorinspections . • Neverallowchildrento operatetheequipment . • Takeall possibleprecautionswhenleavingtheunit • Neverallowadultsto operatetheequipment unattendedD . isengagetheattachmenctlutchleveral , withoutproperinstruction . orswitch , lowerthesnowthrower , shiftintoneutr • Keeptheareaof operationclearof allpersons , settheparkingbrake , stoptheengineandremove especiallysmallchildren , andpets . thekey . • Thoroughlyinspecttheareawheretheequipment • Whencleaning , repairingorinspectingm , akeonnect isto beusedandremoveall doormats , sleds , certainallmovingpartshavestopped . Disc boards , wiresandotherforeignobjects . thesparkplugwireandkeepit awayfromtheplug • Disengageall clutchesandshiftintoneutralbefore to preventaccidentasl tarting . startingengine . • Donotrunengineindoorsexceptwhentransport - • Donotoperateequipmenwt ithoutwearingad - ingthesnowthrowerinoroutof thebuilding . Open equatewinteroutergarments . theoutsidedoors . Exhausftumesaredangerous . • Wearsubstantiaflootwearwhichwillprotectfeet • Donotclearsnowacrossthefaceof slopes . andimprovefootingonslipperysurfaces . Exerciseextremecautionwhenchangingdirection • Checkfuelbeforestartingtheengine . neDonotthekuel . onslopes . Donotattemptto clearsteepslopes . removethefuelcaporfill tthefueltankwhilltablefedto Referto theslopeguideonpage27ofthismanual . engineis runningorhot . Donotfill dmthefueajus • Neveroperatethesnowthrowerwithoutguards , indoors . tGasolineisanextremelyflamisaon . platesorothersafetyprotectiondevicesin place . • Makesurethesnowthrowerheighsed • Neveroperatethesnowthrowernearglassenclo - clearthetypesurfaceit willbeu sures , automobilesw , indowwells , dropoffsetc . • Donotusethesnowthrowerwithouttherear withoutproperadjustmenot fthesnowthrower weightattachedto thetractor . dischargeangle . • Nevermakeanyadjustmentswhiletheengineis • Neverdirectdischargeat bystandersorallow running . anyoneinfrontof thesnowthrower . • Alwayswearsafetyglassesor oeyeshieldduringt • Neverrunthesnowthrowerintomateriaal t high operationorwhileperformingandadjustmen r speeds . repair . • Donotoverloadthemachinecapacitybyattempt - • Donotplacehandorfeetnearrotatingparts . Keep ingtoclearsnowattoofasta rate . clearof thedischargeopeningat all times . • Neveroperatethemachineat hightransportspeed • Useextremecautionwhenoperatingonorcrossing onslipperysurfaces . Lookbehindandusecare gravelsurfaces . whenbacking . • Donotcarrypassengers . • Watchfor trafficandstayalertwhencrossingor • Afterstrikinga foreignobject , stoptheengine , operatingnearroadways . mremovethewirefromthesparkplugandthenage . • Disengagepowerto thesnowthrowerwhentrans - thoroughlyinspectthesnowthrowerfordadoperating portingorwhennotinuse . Repairanydamagebeforerestartingan • Useonlyattachmentsandaccessoriesapprovedby thesnowthrower . themanufactureorf thesnowthrower ( suchas • Ifthesnowthrowerstartsto vibrateabnormally , wheelweights , counterweights , cabsetc . ) ostoptheengineimmediatelayndcheckfortheuble . • Neveroperatethesnowthrowerwithoutgood cause . Vibrationis generallya warningoftr visibilityor light . , _ Look for this symbol to point out important safety precautions . It mean - - Attention ! ! Become alert ! ! Your safety is involved . 3
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SHOWN ACTUAL SIZE NOT SHOWN ACTUAL SIZE fDD / MM REF . QTY . DESCRIPTION REF . QTY . DESCRIPTION A 1 Hex Bolt , 1 / 2 " x 1 - 1 / 4 " T 6 Hex Lock Nut , 1 / 4 " B 4 Hex Bolt , 3 / 8 " x 1 " ( Thread Forming ) U 12 Hex Nut , 5 / 16 " C 2 Hex Bolt , 5 / 16 " x 1 - 3 / 4 " V 1 Whizlock Nut , 5 / 16 " D 6 Hex Bolt , 1 / 4 " x 1 " W 4 Hex Lock Nut , 5 / 16 " ( 2 pcs . spare parts ) E 2 Slotted Truss Head Bolt , 3 / 8 " x 1 " X 11 Hex Lock Nut , 3 / 8 " F 4 Carriage Bolt , 3 / 8 " x 1 " Y 1 Hex Nut , 1 / 2 " G 2 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 " x 1 - 3 / 4 " Z 3 Hairpin Cotter , 5 / 64 " H 2 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 " x 1 - 1 / 4 " AA 1 Hairpin Cotter , 3 / 32 " I 6 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 " x 1 " BB 3 Hairpin Cotter , 1 / 8 " J 2 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 " x 3 / 4 " CC 2 Shear Bolt ( spare parts ) K 4 Shoulder Bolt , 3 / 8 " x 5 / 8 " DD 1 Tarp Strap L 1 Lock Washer , 1 / 2 " EE 1 Spring M 10 Lock Washer , 3 / 8 " FF 3 Chute Keeper N 14 Lock Washer , 5 / 16 " GG 1 Trunnion 2 O Bowed Washer HH 1 Spacer P 7 Washer , 1 / 4 " II 2 Lock Pin 2 Q Washer , 1 / 2 " JJ 1 Plastic Cap R 1 Washer , 3 / 8 " KK 2 Tail Reflector S 2 Washer , 5 / 16 " LL 1 Chain , Tensioning MM 2 Nylon Tie 4
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CARTON CONTENTS 11 . Cable Bracket 1 . Cross Brace ( Weight Tray ) 2 . Side Brace ( Weight Tray ) 12 . Plastic Keg 3 . Right Hand Side Plate ( Stamped " R " ) 13 . Left Hand Hanger Bracket ( Stamped " L " ) 4 . Left Hand Side Plate ( Stamped " L " ) 14 . Right Hand Hanger Bracket ( Stamped " R " ) 5 . Anti - rotation Bracket 15 . Clutch Idler Assembly 16 . V Belt , Drive 6 . Engagement Rod ( Not used on some models ) 7 . Engine Pulley Keeper ( Not used on some models ) 17 . V Belt , Auger ( Attached to Housing Assembly ) 8 . Chute Crank Rod Assembly 18 . Chute and Control Cable Assembly 9 . Support Tube , Crank Rod 19 . Housing Assembly 10 . Lift Handle Tube and Cable 20 . Weight Tray Hardware Package ( Stored inside Plastic Keg ) 12 / 13 10 19 11 16 2O / 5
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INSTALLING SIDE PLATES ON TRACTOR TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY ( 2 ) 7 / 16 " Wrenches TRACTORS WITH FRAME MOUNTED FRONT ( 2 ) 1 / 2 " Wrenches SUSPENSION BRACKETS ( See figure 1 . ) ( 2 ) 9 / 16 " Wrenches • Remove any bolts that are present in the two holes ( 2 ) 3 / 4 " Wrenches shown as empty in figure 1 . ( 1 ) Knife • If there is a bolt in the third hole shown in figure 1 , remove the nut and washer but leave the bolt in place . ADDITIONAL ITEMS REQUIRED General Purpose Grease REMOVE NUT & WASHER AND LEAVE BOLT ( IF PRESENT ) REMOVAL OF PARTS FROM CARTON THESE HOLES MUST BE EMPTY • Remove all parts and hardware packages from the carton . Lay out parts and hardware and identify using the illustrations on pages 4 and 5 . NOTE : Not all of the supplied parts and hardware will be needed for your particular tractor . Unneeded items may be discarded after you have completed assembly . FRONT SUSPENSION CAUTION : Before starting to assemble BRACKET the snow thrower , remove the spark plug wire ( s ) , set the parking brake and remove the key from the tractor ignition . FIGURE 1 RIGHT SIDE VIEW TRACTOR PREPARATION • Assemble the R . H . Side Plate ( marked " R " ) to the two now empty holes in the side of the tractor frame . Before performing these instructions , refer to the Service Use two 3 / 8 " x 1 " hex bolts and 3 / 8 " lock washers as and Adjustments section of your tractor owner's manual shown in figure 2 . Repeat for the L . H . side . for specific safety instructions . • If you removed a nut and washer from the bolt in figure 1 , assemble a whizlock nut onto the bolt . • Allow engine , muffler and exhaust deflector to cool NOTE : If you remove the side plates , be sure to before beginning . reassemble all bolts to tractor frame . • Remove any front or rear attachment which is mounted to your tractor . • Remove the mower deck . Refer to your tractor 5 / 16 " WHIZLOCK NUT owner's manual for removal instructions . Mark all IF BOLT IS PRESENT IN TRACTOR ) loose parts and save for reassembly . • Remove the tractor hood and grill assembly . Refer to your tractor owner's manual for removal instructions . ITEMS REMOVED FROM TRACTOR 3 / 8 " x 1 " Store all parts that you remove from the tractor and do HEX BOLT not re - use while assembling the snow thrower . 3 / 8 " LOCK WASHER R . H . SIDE PLATE / Right hand ( R . H . ) and left hand ( L . H . ) side of the tractor are determined from the operators position while seated on the tractor . FIGURE 2 RIGHT SIDE VIEW 6
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• Attach the R . H . Side Plate ( marked " R " ) to the right • Assemble a shoulder bolt , a 3 / 8 " lock washer and a side of the tractor frame as shown in figure 5 . For the 3 / 8 " hex lock nut to the bottom hole in each side front hole use a 3 / 8 " x 1 " hex bolt , a 3 / 8 " lock washer , plate . See figure 3 . and a 1 / 2 " flat washer . Use the flat washer as a shim • Proceed to page 8 . between the frame and the side plate . For the rear hole use a 3 / 8 " x 1 " hex bolt , and a 3 / 8 " lock washer . Repeat for the L . H . side . NOTE : If the bolt inserts freely into the front hole , the 3 / 8 " lock washer along with a 3 / 8 " hex lock nut must be assembled onto the bolt from inside the tractor frame . 3 / 8 " LOCK 1 / 2 " FLAT WASHER WASHER [ ] FIGURE 3 RIGHT SIDE VIEW 3 / 8 " x 1 " HEX BOLT IMPORTANT : If you remove the side plates , be sure to R . H . SIDE reassemble all bolts to tractor frame . PLATE FIGURE 5 RIGHT SIDE VIEW • Assemble a shoulder bolt , a 3 / 8 " lock washer and a 3 / 8 " hex lock nut to the bottom hole in each side TRACTORS WITH AXLE MOUNTED FRONT plate . See figure 6 . SUSPENSION BRACKETS 3 / 8 " HEX LOCK NUT Remove any bolts present in the holes shown in figure 4 on both sides of the tractor frame . THESE HOLES MUST BE EMPTY 3W / _ L / _ OSCK \ \ ER \ \ \ _ \ \ \ _ FRONT 3 _ " SHOULDER BOLT SUSPENSION BRACKET FIGURE 4 RIGHT SIDE VIEW FIGURE 6 RIGHT SIDE VIEW IMPORTANT : If you remove the side plates , be sure to reassemble all bolts to tractor frame . 7
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INSTALLING HANGER BRACKETS INSTALLING SHOULDER BOLTS For better clearance , lower the tractor's suspension ( All Tractors ) arms using the attachment lift lever . Remove the bolt , washer and nut which fasten the sway bar bracket to the L . H . side of the tractor On Tractors With Foot Rest Brackets ( Figure 7 ) frame . Replace with a shoulder bolt and a 3 / 8 " hex • Remove the bolt and nut that fasten the L . H . and lock nut as shown in figure 9 . R . H . foot rest brackets to the frame . See figure 7 . • Attach the L . H . Hanger Bracket ( marked " L " ) to the inside of the tractor frame using two 3 / 8 " x 1 " carriage bolts , 3 / 8 " lock washers and 3 / 8 " hex lock nuts . The bolt heads go on the inside of the tractor frame . Repeat for the R . H . side . See figure 7 . 3 / 8 " LOCK - _ BOLT REMOVED WASHER _ FROM THIS HOLE 3 / 8 " HEX LOCK NUT I \ BOLT REMOVED FROM THIS HOLE 3 / 8 " HEXNUT \ LOCK \ \ SWAY BAR \ \ ' - . BRACKET / FIGURE 9 LEFT SIDE VIEW SUSPENSION ARM \ \ \ L . H . HANGER BRACKET FIGURE 7 LEFT SIDE VIEW On Tractors Without Foot Rest Brackets ( Figure 8 ) Assemble a shoulder bolt and 3 / 8 " hex lock nut to • Find the empty hole beneath the foot rest . Attach the R . H . side of the tractor frame , using the first the L . H . Hanger Bracket ( marked " L " ) to the inside empty hole to the rear of the R . H . hanger bracket . of the frame using a 3 / 8 " x 1 " carriage bolt ( head to See figure 10 . inside ) , a 3 / 8 " lock washer and a 3 / 8 " hex lock nut . See figure 8 . Repeat for the R . H . side . 3 _ " LOCK _ _ WASHER 3 _ " HEX _ LOCKNUT SHOULDER BOLT SUSPENSION ARM R . H . HANGER BRACKET 3 / 8 " x 1 " LH . HANGER \ CARRIAGE BRACKET BOLT FIGURE 10 RIGHT SIDE VIEW FIGURE 8 LEFT SIDE VIEW 8
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INSTALLING CLUTCH / IDLER ASSEMBLY PIVOT LOCK PIN Thissectioncoverstheinstallationof theClutch / Idler ( use second hole ) assembly to tractors with attachment clutches that are ' EMENT either rod operated ( p . 9 ) , cable operated ( p . 10 ) or \ 1 / 8 " HAIRPIN COTTER electric ( p . 12 ) . Use the appropriate instructions for your tractor . MANUAL ROD OPERATED ATTACHMENT CLUTCH • Move the attachment clutch lever on the dash panel to the disengaged ( down ) position . • Screw the trunnion onto the end of the snow thrower engagement rod as shown in figure 11 . • Locate the clutch arm ( where the mower clutch rod was connected ) underneath the right hand side the tractor , just to the inside of the suspension arm . If there is an extension attached to the clutch lever , the extension , bolt and nut must be removed and FIGURE 12 RIGHT SIDE VIEW stored with the mower deck . IMPORTANT : Re - attach the extension to the clutch lever before reinstalling the mower deck . • Position the engagement rod to the inside of the clutch arm and insert the drilled end of the rod • Make sure the attachment clutch lever on the dash through the arm . Secure with a 5 / 64 " hairpin cotter . panel is in the disengaged ( down ) position . See figure 11 . • Pivot the upper idler arm so that it rests against the stop bolt and is pointing toward the front as shown TRACTOR'S CLUTCH ARM in figure 13 . Screw the trunnion along the threads ENGAGEMENT ROD of the engagement rod until it is aligned at the front end of the idler arm slot . Attach the trunnion to the slot using the 3 / 8 " flat washer and a 5 / 64 " hairpin cotter . See figure 13 . • Remove the engine pulley keeper from the side of the tractor frame by removing the washer and nut that secure the keeper . Attach the new pulley keeper supplied with the snow thrower , reusing the SUSPENSION ARM original bolt , washer and nut . See figure 13 . NOTE : Some tractors may already be equipped with an identical pulley keeper . 5 / 64 " HAIRPIN COTTER NEW ENGINE PULLEY KEEPER WITH REMOVE EXTENSION , ORIGINAL BOLT , NUT AND WASHER BOLT AND NUT ( IF PRESENT ) _ ION [ ] FIGURE 11 RIGHT SIDE VIEW f Be sure to lift up the front end of the engagement STOP BOLT rod ( as shown in figure 12 ) when performing the next operation . You can temporarily support the rod using a rubber band tied to the engine pulley keeper . IDLER ARM Attach the clutch / idler assembly to the tractor frame 3 / 8 " FLAT as follows . Hook the assembly's notched arms onto WASHER the two shoulder bolts you assembled to the inside of the tractor frame . Lift the front of the assembly 5 / 64 " HAIRPIN COTTER and attach it to the R . H . and L . H . hanger brackets using two pivot lock pins and 1 / 8 " hairpin cotters . FIGURE 13 RIGHT SIDE VIEW See figure 12 . 9
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e MANUAL CABLE OPERATED ATTACHMENT CLUTCH Assemble the short " V " belt onto the engine pulley and then onto the large pulley on top of the clutch / Assembte the cable bracket to the cIutchiidler idler assembly . The belt must be placed to the assembly using two 5 / 16 " x 3 / 4 " carriage boIts , inside of the engine pulley keeper , the idler pulley 5 / 16 " lock washers and 5 / 16 " hex lecknuts . Use the and the keeper bolt located beside the large pulley . See figure 14 . two front holes in the cabte bracket if your tractor has a 42 " mower deck . Use the two rear holes if IMPORTANT : Do Not assemble the " V " belt your tractor has a 46 " mower deck . See figure 15 . around the outside of the engine pulley keeper or the keeper bolt . _ 16 " x 3 / 4 " CARRIAGE BOLT CABLE BRACKET Hold this drawing above you while viewing the Clutch / Idler Assembly from underneath the tractor . Right and left in the drawing will be the reverse of the viewer's right and left . ENGINE Left Side 5 / 16 " LOCK PULLEY of Tractor WASHER KEEPER ENGINE LOCKNUT PULLEY FIGURE 15 • Move the attachment clutch lever on the dash panel to the disengaged ( down ) position . • Lay the clutch / idler assembly beneath the tractor . • Attach the tractor's clutch cable to the cable bracket . Secure the cable housing guide ( groove down ) to the cable bracket using the original collar and retainer spring removed from the mower deck . IDLER See figure 16 . PULLEY • Place a spacer on the welded pin on the idler arm . = tBOLT Hook the end of the clutch spring over the pin and secure it with a 1 / 4 " washer and a 5 / 64 " hair cotter pin . See figure 16 . 5 / 64 " HAIR COTTER PIN FIGURE 14 VIEWED FROM UNDERNEATH • Proceed to page 13 . SPACER ! TRACTOR'S CLUTCH CABLE FIGURE 16 lO
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• Remove the engine pulley keeper from the side of Assemble the short " V " belt onto the engine pulley the tractor frame by removing the washer and nut and then onto the large pulley on top of the clutch / that secure the keeper . Attach the new pulley idler assembly . The belt must be placed to the keeper supplied with the snow thrower , reusing the inside of the engine pulley keeper , the idler pulley original bolt , washer and nut . See figure 17 . and the keeper bolt located beside the large pulley . NOTE : Some tractors may already be equipped See figure 18 . with an identical pulley keeper . IMPORTANT : Do Not assemble the " V " belt • Attach the clutch / idler assembly to the tractor frame as follows . Hook the assembly's notched arms onto around the outside of the engine pulley keeper or the two shoulder bolts you assembled to the inside the keeper bolt . of the tractor frame . Lift the front of the assembly and attach it to the R . H . and L . H . hanger brackets using two pivot lock pins and 1 / 8 " hairpin cotters . See figure 17 . Hold this drawing above you while viewing the Clutch / Idler Assembly from underneath the tractor . Right and left in the drawing will be the NEW ENGINE PULLEY KEEPER WITH reverse of the viewer's right and left . ORIGINAL BOLT , NUT AND WASHER ENGINE Left Side PULLEY of Tractor KEEPER PIVOT LOCK PIN ( use second hole ) ENGINE PULLEY 1 / 8 " HAIRPIN COTTER IDLER BOLT FIGURE 17 FIGURE 18 VIEWED FROM UNDERNEATH • Proceed te page 13 . 11
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ELECTRIC ATTACHMENT CLUTCHES Attach the clutch / idler assembly to the tractor frame as fellows . Hook the assembly's notched arms onto • Turn the clutch / idler assembly upside down and the two shoulder bolts you assembled to the inside place the extra tensioning chain through the left of the tractor frame . Lift the front of the assembly front hole as shown in figure 19 . and attach it to the R . H . and L . H . hanger brackets using two pivot lock pins and 1 / 8 " hairpin cotters . See figure 21 . 118 " HAIRPIN COTTER PIVOT LOCK PIN ( use second hole ) FIGURE 19 e Hook the loose spring through the end of the tensioning chain . See figure 20 . e Hook the other end of the spring onto the bottom of the bolt and nut which secure the idler pulley to the upper idler arm . Hold the bolt head and assemble a 3 / 8 " hex lock nut onto the bolt , leaving it loose enough for the spring to pivot freely between the two nuts . See figure 20 . FIGURE 21 RIGHT SIDE VIEW e Attach a 3 / 32 " hairpin cotter to the chain , placing it in the fifth link from the spring . See figure 20 . SPRING 5TH LINK Assemble the short " V " belt onto the engine pulley CHAIN and then onto the large pulley on top of the clutch / ( L . H . SIDE ) idler assembly . The belt must be placed to the inside of the engine pulley keeper , the idler pulley _ 8 " HEX and the keeper bolt located beside the large pulley . LOCK NUT See figure 22 on page 13 . Place tension on the belt by pulling the left side tensioning chain out as far as the 5 / 64 " hairpin cotter will allow . Secure the chain in this position by inserting a 1 / 8 " hairpin cotter through the chain . 3 / 32 " HAIR See figure 22 on page 13 . COTTER PIN IMPORTANT : Do Not assemble the " V " belt around RIGHT LEFT the outside ef the engine pulley keeper er the SIDE SIDE keeper bolt . FIGURE 20 VIEW OF BOTTOM 12
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ASSEMBLY OF THE SNOW THROWER Hold this drawing above you while viewing the Clutch / idler Assembly from underneath the Place the lift handle into the lift bracket on the right tractor . Right and left in the drawing will be the side of the snow thrower . Fasten the handle to the reverse of the viewer's right and left . bracket using two 5 / 16 " x 1 - 3 / 4 " hex bolts , 5 / 16 " lock washers and 5 / 16 " hex nuts . See figure 23 . ENGINE Le _ de LIFT HANDLE PULLEY of T _ c _ r KEEPER I _ " HAIRPIN \ COTTER / IDLER 5116 " HEX NU'i " HEX BOLT _ 5 / 16 " x 1 - 3 / 4 " 5 / 16 " LOCK BOLT WASHER LIFT BRACKET FIGURE 23 RIGHT SIDE VIEW NOTE : Be sure the lift release cable's plastic covering FIGURE 22 VIEWED FROM UNDERNEATH remains inserted into the trigger assembly while performing the next step . • Push the lift handle down into the locked position . Insert the end of the cable wire into the hole in the lift rod . Place the threaded fitting into the slot in the lift bracket , with one hex nut above and one hex nut and the lock washer below the slot . Tighten the nuts , adjusting them to eliminate slack in the cable wire . See figure 24 . Refer also to the Service and Adjustments section on page 20 in this manual . HINT : For easier assembly of the lift release cable , tilt the snow thrower forward onto the spiral auger . CABLE _ _ IFT RELEASE HEX NUT ASSEMBLY LOCKSHER _ 1 WA ? ? / . ° , . , , / " \ _ ) " ql . - - _ - _ CABLE h 1 _ WIRE _ " < " " " - - - - - _ _ LIFTOB - R FIGURE 24 RIGHT SIDE VIEW 13
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• Tilt the snow thrower back down to the ground . 5 / 16 " x 1 " \ CHUTE CRANK _ CARRIAGE BOLT \ BRACKET • Remove the nylon tie which fastens the auger drive \ \ belt to the discharge housing , leaving the belt \ assembled around the pulleys . • Remove the nylon tie which fastens the chute crank rod to the crank rod support tube . • Assemble the crank rod support tube to the bracket on the left side of the thrower housing using two 5 / 16 " x 1 - 1 / 4 " carriage bolts , 5 / 16 " lock washers and 5 / 16 " hex nuts . See figure 25 . \ \ LOCK WASHER _ 16 " HEX NUT FIGURE 27 LEFT SIDE VIEW • Coat the top of the ring around the discharge opening with general purpose grease . See figure 28 . • Place the discharge chute ( facing forward ) onto the ring . Place the anti - rotation bracket on top of the chute flange , aligning it with the holes on the right WASHER hand side of the flange . Attach the three chute _ CRANK ROD keepers ( right side up as shown ) to the bottom of 5 / 16 " HEXNUT " - _ UPPORTTUBE the flange using six 1 / 4 " x 1 " hex bolts , 1 / 4 " flat washers and 1 / 4 " hex lock nuts . Tighten carefully FIGURE 25 LEFT SIDE VIEW so that the nuts are snug but do not dig into the plastic chute keepers . See figure 28 . e Attach the chute tilt control assembly to the top • Place the plastic cap onto the short end of the anti - side of the crank support tube using two 5 / 16 " x rotation bracket . See figure 28 . 1 - 3 / 4 " carriage bolts , bowed washers , 5 / 16 " lock • Position the crank rod spiral so that it does not rub washers and 5 / 16 " hex nuts . See figure 26 . against the bottoms of the notches in the chute flange . Tighten the nuts . See figure 27 . CHUTE CRANK ROD • Check if the crank rod rotates the chute freely . If not , loosen by 1 / 4 turn each of the six hex bolts CRANK SUPPORT TUBE holding the chute keepers to the chute flange . TILT CONTROL HANDLE • Secure the control cables to the crank rod support TILT tube using a nylon tie . 5 / 16 " x 1 , . 3 / 4 " CONTROL CARRIAGE BOLT ASSEMBL _ 1 / 4 " x 1 " / / HEX BOLT ANTI - ROTATION BOWED WASHER BRACKET 5 / 16 " LOCKWASHER 1 / 4 " FLAT WASHER 5t16 " HEX NUT FLANGE PLASTIC CAP FIGURE 26 LEFT SIDE VIEW GREASED SURFACE e Attach the chute crank rod assembly brackets to the plastic bracket on the left side of the thrower CHUTE KEEPER housing . Align the chute crank bracket beneath the I _ " HEX rod support bracket and assemble both to the LOCK NUT _ plastic bracket using two 5 / 16 " x 1 " carriage bolts , 5 / 16 " flat washers , 5 / 16 " lock washers and 5 / 16 " FIGURE 28 RIGHT SIDE VIEW hex nuts . Do net tighten yet . See figure 27 . 14
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INSTALLING THE AUGER BELT ATTACHING SNOW THROWER TO TRACTOR • The auger belt comes preassembled to the pulleys on the snow thrower housing . Make sure the belt passes over the top of the auger pulley and then NOTE : An additional person's help may be required to twists 1 / 4 turn to pass underneath each side idler mount the snow thrower to the front of the tractor . pulley . The " V " side of the belt must mate with the grooves of the pulleys . See figure 30 . • Place the tractor and snow thrower on a flat , level surface so that the tractor can be rolled forward to attach the snow blower . AUGER PULLEY TWIST • Remove the Attachment Pin from the snow thrower . TWIST 1 _ TURN 1 / 4 TURN Ii Extend the belt out behind the snow thrower , making sure the belt is still looped over the top of IDLER IDLER the large drive pulley and underneath the two idler PULLEY PULLEY pulleys . The " V " side of the belt must be seated in the grooves of all three pulleys . Ii Roll the tractor up behind the snow thrower , center - ing it between the snow thrower's mounting plates . FIGURE 30 Ii Raise the rear of the snow thrower by lifting up on • Push the lift handle down to increase slack in the the lift handle until the notches in the mounting belt ( attachment pin must first be removed ) . plates align with the shoulder bolts in the tractor's • Remove the 1 / 8 " hairpin cotter that secures the end side plates . Guide the bolts into the notches . of the idler arm spring to the right side of the clutch idler assembly . Swing the idler arm to the left side . Ii To ease the assembly of the auger drive belt , delay See figure 31 . the installation of the attachment pin shown in • Place the auger belt around the rear pulley and figure 29 until you have assembled the belt as between the two pulleys on the idler arm . The " V " instructed for figures 30 and 31 . side of the belt must be seated in the grooves of the " V " pulleys . See figure 31 . Hold this drawing above you while viewing the ATTACHMENT PIN Clutch / idler Assembly from underneath the tractor . Right and left in the drawing will be the 118 " HAIRPIN \ reverse of the viewer's right and left . COTTER 118 " HAIRPIN SHOULDER CO " _ I'ERved BOLT ( Remo fromE ] IDLER end of spring ) ARM • MOUNTING PLATE SIDE 7 PLATE LEFT SIDE OF FIGURE 29 RIGHT SIDE VIEW TRACTOR FIGURE 31 VIEWED FROM UNDERNEATH 15
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INSTALLINGTHEATTACHMENTPIN ATTACHING WEIGHT TRAY TO TRACTOR Liftthefront of the snow blower to align the holes Loosen the top hex bolt on each side of the tractor in the mounting plates and the side plates . From frame at the rear . Assemble the slotted end of the the left side of the tractor install the attachment pin side braces down onto the loosened bolts . Do not through the holes , securing it with the 1 / 8 " hairpin tighten yet . See figure 33 . cotter . Refer back to figure 29 on page 15 . Place the weight tray on top of the tractor hitch and fasten the side braces to it using two 5 / 16 " x 1 " carriage bolts , 5 / 16 " lock washers and 5 / 16 " hex SETTING THE AUGER BELT TENSION nuts . Do not tighten yet . See figure 33 . Pull the tensioning chain until the end of the spring • Fasten the weight tray to the tractor hitch using a is pulled through the hole in the side of the Clutch / 1 / 2 " x 1 - 1 / 4 " hex bolt , a 1 / 2 " lock washer and a 1 / 2 " Idler assembly . Install the 1 / 8 " hairpin cotter hex nut . Do not tighten yet . See figure 33 . through the end of the spring , securing it on the outside of the Clutch / Idler assembly . See figure 32 . Fasten the cross brace to the side braces using two 5 / 16 " x 1 " carriage bolts , 5 / 16 " lock washers IMPORTANT : For correct belt tension , the 1 / 8 " and 5 / 16 " hex nuts . See figure 33 . Tighten all hairpin cotter must attach to the end of the spring , loose bolts at this time . not to the chain . NOTE : Tire chains on extra wide tires may rub the hex bolt . See the alternate instructions on page 17 . Hold this drawing above you while viewing the Clutch / Idler Assembly from underneath the tractor . Right and left in the drawing will be the ORIGINAL reverse of the viewer's right and left . HEX BOLT or CROSS SLOTTED BRACE TRUSS HEAD 5 / 16 " - - BOLT LOCK LEFT SIDE WASHER f OF / / TRACTOR HE ] ( BOLT 5 / 16 " x 1 " FLAT CARRIAGE PULLEY BOLT 1 _ _ 5 / 16 " LOCK HAIRPIN , WASHER COTTER " 5 / 16 " HEX NUT 5 / 16 " x1 " CARRIAGE SIDE BRACE BOLT WEIGHTTRAY END OF SPRING FIGURE 33 FIGURE 32 VIEWED FROM UNDERNEATH 16
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• Place the plastic keg on the weight tray and fill with If your tractor is not equipped with rear reflectors , approximately 75 Ibs . of dry sand . assemble the supplied rear reflectors to the rear fender . Place the reflectors as close to the bottom • Secure the keg with the rubber tarp strap hooked into the holes in the cross brace . See figure 34 . of the fender and as far apart as the shape of the fender will allow . See figure 36 . / TARPSTRAP FIGURE 34 REAR REFLECTORS ALTERNATE INSTRUCTIONS IF TIRE CHAINS FIGURE 36 RUB AGAINST HEX BOLT CHECKLIST • Block up the rear of the tractor to allow removal of rear wheels . Before you operate your snow thrower , please • Remove the rear wheels from the axle , retaining review the following checklist to help ensure that the square key and all other parts for reassembly . you will obtain the best performance from your • Remove the hex bolt from the top hole in the side snow thrower . of the tractor frame as shown in figure 35 . • Assemble the notched end of each side brace to • All assembly instructions have been completed with the top hole in the each side of the tractor frame , all bolts and nuts properly tightened . using the provided 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 " slotted truss head • Check the engine belt and the auger belt . Make bolts . See figure 35 . sure they are routed properly around pulleys and • Reassemble the wheels onto the axle , making sure inside all belt keepers . to reassemble the square keys and all other parts • Check discharge chute for proper rotation . which were removed . • Check operation of tilt control for upper chute . • Assemble the weight tray to the side braces as • Verify that the lift handle will lock into and release instructed in figure 33 on page 16 . from the raised transport position . ( Refer to the Service and Adjustments section . ) HOLE WITH HEX • Check skid shoe adjustment . ( Refer to the Service BOLT REMOVED and Adjustments section . ) _ 8 " xl " SLOTTED _ < _ TRUSS HEAD BOLT The following additional items are available from Sears to help enhance the performance of your snow thrower . See page 2 . • Tire chains which can be installed to improve traction . • Rear wheel weights which can be installed in SIDE BRACE addition to the rear weight tray to improve traction . • Drift cutter bars which can be installed to help slice FIGURE 35 off the edges of tall drifts . 17
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KNOW YOUR SNOW THROWER Read this owner's manual and safety rules before operating your snow thrower . Compare the illustrationbelow with your snow thrower to familiarize yourself with the various controls and their locations . CHUTE TILT HANDLE LIFT HANDLE CRANK ROD UPPER CHUTE LOWER CHUTE SKID SHOE SCRAPER PLATE SPIRAL AUGERS , R . H . & LH . UPPER AND LOWER DISCHARGE CHUTE Controls CHUTE TILT HANDLE Pivots the Upper Chute up or down to control the angle and distance of discharge . direction and height of snow discharge . CRANK ROD Rotates the Lower and Upper Chutes to SCRAPER PLATE Replaceable plate that absorbs control the direction of discharge . wear and impact from contact with ground . LIFT HANDLE Used to lift or lower the snow thrower SKID SHOE Controls amount of clearance between to transport or operating position . the scraper plate and the ground . LIFT RELEASE TRIGGER Releases the lock which SPIRAL AUGER , R . H . & L . H . Feed snow to the holds the snow thrower in the transport position impeller fan at the center of the housing . BEFORE STARTING HOW TO USE YOUR SNOW THROWER J ' Use the end of assembly checklist to verify that all instructions have been properly completed . • Make sure the skid shoes are adjusted to maintain CAUTION : Never direct discharge adequate ground clearance between the snow towards bystanders or windows . De not thrower and the type of surface to be cleared . allow anyone in front of unit . ( Refer to the Service and Adjustments section . ) • Make sure the tractor engine has the correct oil for winter operation ( SAE 5W - 30 ) . Refer to tractor CONTROLLING SNOW DISCHARGE owner's manual . tl To control the direction snow is thrown , the dis - charge chute has 180 degrees of rotation . Turn the HOW TO START YOUR SNOW THROWER crank rod clockwise to rotate the chute to the right . J , The tractor should be sitting with the engine Turn the crank rod counterclockwise to rotate the running at full throttle . Move the attachment clutch chute to the left . to the engaged position , starting the snow thrower before the tractor clutch is engaged . tl To control the distance snow is thrown , the upper section of the discharge chute pivots up and down . HOW TO STOP YOUR SNOW THROWER Push forward on the chute tilt handle to pivot the J , To stop the snow thrower , disengage the tractor's chute down , decreasing the distance snow is attachment clutch lever for manual clutches or the thrown . Pull back on the handle to pivot the chute clutch switch for electric clutches . Refer to your up , increasing the distance snow is thrown . tractor owner's manual . 18
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RAISING AND LOWERING • In extremely deep snow , raise the snow thrower from the ground to remove the top layer and drive • To raise , push down on the lift handle until the forward only until the tractors front tires reach the snow thrower locks in the raised transport position . uncleared bottom layer of snow . Depress the • To lower , push down slightly on the lift handle and tractor's clutch - brake pedal and allow the spiral pull the trigger . With the trigger pulled , slowly lower auger to clear the snow . Reverse the tractor and the snow thrower until it reaches the ground . lower the snow thrower to the ground . Drive the CAUTION : De not operate the snow tractor forward until the snow again becomes tee deep . Repeating this process into and out of drifts thrower without the rear weight attached wilt eventually clear even the deepest of snow to the tractor to provide extra traction and stability . piles . • If the snow thrower becomes clogged with snow or jammed with a foreign object , disengage the snow REMOVING SNOW thrower immediately and shut off the tractor engine . Snow removal conditions vary greatly from light fluffy Unclog the snow thrower before resuming opera - snowfall to wet heavy snow . Operating instructions tion . must be flexible to fit the conditions encountered . The operator must adapt the lawn tractor and snow thrower DANGER : Shut off engine and to depth of snow , wind direction , temperature and disengage snow thrower before surface conditions . unclogging discharge chute . Unclog • Before beginning operation , thoroughly inspect the using a wooden stick , not your hands . area of operation and remove all door mats , sleds , boards , wires and other foreign objects . OPERATING TIPS • The spiral auger speed is directly related to engine • Discharge snow down wind whenever possible . speed . For maximum snow removal and discharge , maintain high engine r . p . m . ( full throttle ) . It is • To help prevent snow from sticking to the snow thrower , allow the snow thrower to reach outdoor advisable to operate the lawn tractor at a slow ground speed ( 1st gear ) for safe and efficient snow temperature before using it . A light coat of wax may removal . also be applied to the inside surface of the snow thrower housing and discharge chute . • In deep , drifted or banked snow it will be necessary to use full throttle and a slow ground speed ( 1st • Use tire chains to improve traction . gear ) . Drive forward into the snow , depress the • Use rear wheel weights to improve traction . • Before the first snowfall , remove all stones , sticks tractor's clutch - brake pedal and allow the spiral and other objects which could become hidden by auger to clear the snow . Repeat this method until a the snow . Permanent obstacles should be marked path is cleared . On the second pass , overlap the for visibility . first enough to allow the snow thrower to handle the snow without repeated stopping and starting of • Overlap each pass slightly to assure complete snow removal . forward motion . CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES • Read and follow the maintenance schedule and the maintenance procedures listed in this section . MA , NTESNCAHNEODEULE Service Dates eo plerteeguslaer ee . Ao y 7 ¢ . 7 Check for loose fasteners X Check scraper and shoes for wear X X Cleaning X LubricationSection X LUBRICATION CHECK SCRAPER AND SHOES FOR WEAR • Oil all pivot points on the snow thrower . ( Refer to figures 37 and 38 on page 20 . ) • Oil the pivot points of the two idler arms on the • The scraper plate and skid shoes on the bottom of clutch / idler assembly . the snow thrower are subject to wear . To prevent • Apply penetrating oil to the control cables of the damage to the spiral auger housing , replace plate discharge chute . and shoes before wear is excessive . • Apply a good grade of spray lubricant to the trigger assembly and the chute tilt control assembly . 19
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LIFT RELEASE CABLE ADJUSTMENT CAUTION : Before servicing or adjusting • If the lift red does not lock the snow thrower the snow thrower , shut off the engine , securely in the transport positien , loosen the upper remove the spark plug wire ( s ) , set the & hex nut on the lift bracket a few turns and tighten parking brake and remove the key from the lower hex nut . Refer to figure 24 on page 13 . the tractor ignition . • If the lift rod fails to unlock completely to lower the snow thrower , loosen the lower hex nut en the lift REPLACING AUGER BELT bracket a few turns and tighten the upper hex nut . • Disengage the tractor's attachment clutch . Refer to figure 24 en page 13 . • Lower the snow thrower to the ground . • Remove the attachment pin . CLUTCH DISENGAGEMENT ADJUSTMENT • Lock the snow thrower's lift handle in the down ( Only tractors with clutch engagement rods . ) positien te decrease belt tension . If the spiral auger on the snow thrower does not stop • Release the spring tension from the auger belt idler when the attachment clutch lever on the tractor is arm on the bottom ef the clutch / idler assembly . disengaged , then adjustment is necessary . Proceed as • Remove the auger drive belt from the clutch / idler follows . Refer back to figure 13 on page 9 . assembly and from the spiral auger housing . • Place the attachment clutch lever in the disen - • Install new belt over top of large auger drive pulley gaged position . and under the two side idler pulleys . Twist the belt • Remove the hairpin cotter from the engagement 1 / 4 turn to seat the " V " of the belt in the groove of rod trunnion and lift the trunnion out of the hole in each idler pulley . Refer to figure 30 on page 15 . the idler arm . Assemble the belt onto the clutch / idler assembly . • Screw the trunnion a few turns towards the front Refer to figures 31 and 32 on pages 15 and 16 . end of the rod . • Replace the trunnion into the hole in the idler arm SKID SHOE ADJUSTMENT and secure it with the hairpin cotter . • The skid shoes are mounted on each side of the Check the operation of the snow thrower . If the spiral auger housing . They regulate the distance spiral augers still do not stop , repeat the above the scraper plate is raised above the plewing steps until the augers stop when the attachment surface . When removing snow from a gravel clutch lever is placed in the disengaged position . driveway or and uneven surface , it is advisable te keep the scraper plate as high above the surface SPIRAL AUGERS as possible te prevent possible damage to the • The spiral augers are secured to the auger shaft spiral auger . On blacktop or concrete surface , keep with two shear bolts and hex lock nuts . If you hit a the scraper plate as close to the surface as pos - foreign object or if ice jams the augers , the snow sible . thrower is designed so that the bolts will shear . • Raise the snow thrower eft the ground and place a • If the augers will net turn , check to see if the shear block under each end of the scraper plate . Loosen bolts have sheared . See figure 38 . Two replace - the six hex nuts securing the skid shoes to the ment shear bolts and hex lock nuts have been housing . Adjust the skid shoes up or down and provided with the snow thrower . For future use retighten the nuts securely . Adjust both skid shoes order part number 710 - 0890A shear belt and to the same height te keep the housing and the number 43064 hex lock nut . scraper plate level . See figure 37 . GEARHOUSING SKID SHOE l ! SHEAR BO _ AND SCRAPER HEXLOCKNUT PLATE SKID SHOE FIGURE 37 FIGURE 38 20
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ADDITIONAL PARTS TO REMOVE AT END STORAGE RECOMMENDATIONS OF SEASON • Lower the snow thrower to the ground . • Remove the snow thrower from the tractor . • Clean the snow thrower thoroughly . Wash off any • Remove the clutch / idler assembly . ( The two hanger salt deposit which may have dried on the thrower brackets and the two shoulder bolts may be left and housing . attached to the tractor frame . ) • Any bare metal that has become exposed should • Remove the drive belt from the engine pulley . be painted or coated with a light oil to prevent rust . • Remove the engine pulley keeper and replace it • Store in a dry place . with the tractor's original engine pulley keeper ( rod or cable operated attachment clutches only ) . REMOVING THE SPIRAL AUGER HOUSING • Remove the engagement rod from the tractor's clutch arm ( rod operated attachment clutches only ) . • Lower the snow thrower to the ground . See figure 11 on page 9 . • Remove the attachment pin . See figure 29 on page 15 . • If a rear mounted attachment is to be used , remove • Lock the snow thrower's lift handle in the down the rear weight tray by removing the bolt from the tractor hitch and loosening the two bolts fastening position to decrease belt tension . the tray's side braces to the tractor . Be sure to • Release the spring tension from the auger belt idler retighten the two bolts in the side of the tractor . arm on the bottom of the clutch / idler assembly . See figure 33 on page 16 . • Remove the auger drive belt from the clutch / idler • If a front mounted attachment is to be used , assembly . See figure 31 on page 15 . remove the side plates from the tractor . Be sure to • Pull the spiral auger housing assembly off of the tractor . assemble bolts back into the empty holes in the tractor frame . See figures 1 and 2 on page 6 . PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION 1 . Increase tension on V belt 1 . Upper or lower V belt too loose Spiral augers don't turn 2 . Upper or lower V belt broken 2 . Replace V belt 3 . Shear bolts are sheared . 3 . Replace shear bolts Clogged discharge chute 1 . Tractor ground speed too fast 1 . Use lower tractor gear 2 . Tractor throttle set too low 2 . Increase to full throttle 3 . Raise the snow thrower 3 . Snow too deep 4 . Allow snow thrower to cool to 4 . Snow melts during contact with the snow thrower outdoor temperature before using Snow thrower stalls tractor engine 1 . Object jammed in spiral auger 1 . Stop engine , disengage the snow thrower clutch and clear the auger 2 . Increase to full throttle and 2 . Hard or heavy snow decrease ground speed Front wheels slide instead of steering Not enough traction at front wheels 1 . Increase scraper plate clearance by lowering skid shoes 2 . Pull down on lift handle to increase weight on front wheels 1 . Tractor ground speed too fast Snow thrower rides up over snow 1 . Reduce ground speed 2 . Lower the skid shoes so that front 2 . Bottom snow is icy or hard packed of skid shoe is lower than the rear 21
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REPAIR PARTS FOR MODEL 486.248392 42 " SNOW THROWER 78 28 29 12 77 21 / 93 7O 16 33 105 33 38 15 112 22 3 30 24 91 98 92 21 _ = = _ 63 9 27 21 27 44 . 87 54 61 106 27 21 47 65 82 4 , 82 65 84 68 22
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REPAIR PARTS FOR MODEL 486.248392 42 " SNOW THROWER REF . PART QTY . DESCRIPTION REF . PART QTY . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . NO . NO . 1 05931 1 Housing , Bearing 57 08253B 1 Housing , Bearing 2 64184 1 Housing Assembly 58 15296A 1 Housing , Open Bearing 3 618 - 0616 1 Gear Assembly 59 14088B 1 Spacer , Spindle 4 63579 1 Chute Crank Rod Assembly 60 44377 2 Hex Bolt , 3 / 8 - 24 x 1 " 5 63768 1 Impeller Assembly 61 736 - 0247 3 Washer , 6 24773 1 Scraper Plate 62 43063 3 Hex Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 " 7 703 - 2734 1 Bracket , Housing Brace 63 46989 1 Belt , V Type Drive 8 703 - 2735A 1 Bracket , Chute Crank 64 47846 1 Belt , V Type Auger 9 24816 1 Cover , Belt 65 47044 3 Pulley , V Type 4 " 10 705 - 5226 1 Chute Reinforcement 66 47026 1 Pulley , V Type 11 705 - 5269 1 Spiral Assembly , L . H . ( not shown ) 67 47025 1 Hex Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 - 1 / 2 " 12 705 - 5270 1 Spiral Assembly , R . H . 68 43432 1 Hex Bolt , 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 2 " 13 43182 2 Hex Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 " Lg . 69 731 - 0851A 3 Chute Keeper 14 44950 5 Carriage Bolt , 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 " 70 43661 6 Hex Bolt , 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 " 15 44917 1 Palnut , 3 / 8 " 71 43054 3 Hex Bolt , 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 " 16 44326 4 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 " Lg . 72 731 - 1300A 1 Chute , Lower 17 43080 12 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 " Lg . 73 710 - 0896 1 Screw , 1 / 4 - 14 x 5 / 8 " 18 46703 6 Bolt , Self - Tap 5 / 16 " x 3 / 4 " 74 43681 1 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 2 " 19 710 - 0890A 2 Bolt , Shear 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 2 " 75 24571 1 Spacer 20 43088 5 Washer , 1 / 4 " 76 731 - 1320 1 Chute , Upper 21 43064 34 Hex Lock Nut , 5 / 16 - 18 Thd . 77 / ' 31 - 1313C 1 Guide , Cable 22 43013 5 Hex Lock Nut , 1 / 4 - 20 78 784 - 5594 1 Bracket , Cable 23 43083 4 Hex Nut , 5 / 16 - 18 79 24472 1 Spacer , Pivot 24 715 - 0114 2 Spiral Pin , 1 / 4 " x 1 - 1 / 2 " Lg . 80 746 - 0929 1 Cable , Chute Control With Clip 25 750 - 0437 2 Bushing 81 746 - 0928 1 Cable , Chute Control 26 731 - 1379A 1 Chute Adapter 82 43070 7 Washer , 3 / 8 " 27 43086 21 Lock Washer , 5 / 16 " 83 46959 1 Spring 28 736 - 0188 6 Washer , . 76 " x 1.49 " x . 06 " 84 46963 2 Chain 29 711 - 0469 4 Spacer , . 75 ID x 1.25 OD x . 5 L 85 43055 1 Pin , Hair Cotter , 3 / 32 " 30 43081 16 Washer , 5 / 16 " Std . Wrt . 86 43038 2 Pin , Pivot Lock 31 47615 2 Bearing , Flange 87 23727 1 Spacer 32 741 - 0309 1 Bearing , Ball 88 43088 7 Washer , 1 / 4 " 33 741 - 0475 2 Bushing , Plastic 3 / 8 " 89 43343 4 Pin , Hair Cotter # 4 ( 1 / 8 " ) 34 741 - 0493A 4 Bearing , Split , 3 / 4 " 90 43350 4 Carriage Bolt , 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 " 35 24279 2 Skid Shoe 91 47134 3 Pin , Hair Cotter 5 / 64 " 36 24294 1 Frame Clutch and Pulley 92 711 - 0198 1 Trunnion 37 784 - 5618 2 Housing , Bearing 93 24394 1 Bracket , Chute Anti - rotation 38 24393 1 Bracket , Chute Crank 94 1643 - 60 1 Plastic Cap 39 24281 1 Bracket , Idler 95 64452 1 Hanger Bracket Assembly , R . H . 40 63904 1 Idler Arm Assembly 96 64451 1 Hanger Bracket Assembly , L . H . 41 24286 1 Spacer , Pivot 97 47043 1 Keeper , Engine Pulley 42 63762 1 Idler Bracket Assembly 98 46948 1 Red , Engagement 43 41576 2 Hex Bolt , 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4 " 99 48106 4 Bolt , Shoulder 44 44377 1 Hex Bolt , 3 / 8 - 24 x 1 " 100 24466 2 Bracket , Down Stop 45 756 - 0405 1 Pulley , Flat 3 - 3 / 4 " 101 47620 1 Spring 46 43015 1 Hex Nut , 3 / 8 - 16 102 47607 1 Spring , Torsion 47 711 - 0242 1 Spacer 103 23625 1 Spacer 48 46981 1 Pulley , V Type 9 " 104 43509 1 Hex Bolt , 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 3 / 4 " Lg . 49 43082 17 Nut , Hex Lock , 3 / 8 - 16 105 47598 6 Hex Lock Nut , 1 / 4 " Wash . Face 50 46982 1 Pulley , V Type 5 - 1 / 2 " 106 47605 1 Washer , Fiat 3 / 8 " 51 738 - 0680 1 Shaft 107 24558 1 Cable Bracket 52 750 - 0456 1 Spacer 108 43796 1 Hex Bolt , 1 / 4 - 20 x 2 - 3 / 4 " 53 750 - 0660 1 Spacer 109 43178 2 Hex Nut , 1 / 4 - 20 54 43003 14 Lock Washer , 3 / 8 " 110 43177 1 Lock Washer , 1 / 4 " 55 714 - 0161 2 Key 111 48883 1 Pulley , Fiat 3 - 5 / 8 " 56 741 - 0919 2 Bearing , Ball 112 48015 5 Washer , Nylon 48936 1 Owner's Manual 23
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REPAIR PARTS FOR MODEL 486.248392 42 " SNOW THROWER 52 47 51 _ f / 50 63 74 14 56 / 12 78 29 23 73 64 6O 16 \ / 28 69 31 24 / 6O 5 18 22 \ \ 73 61 60 \ 79 / 35 57 82 \ 18 65 38 \ 80 36 35 75 76 A 24
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REPAIR PARTS FOR MODEL 486.248392 42 " SNOW THROWER REF PART QTY DESCRIPTION REF . PART QTY . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . NO . NO . 1 63764 1 Lift Shaft Assembly 41 703 - 2735A 1 Bracket , Chute Crank 2 710 - 0865 2 Hex Bolt , 1 / 2 - 13 x 1 " 42 720 - 0201A 1 Knob , Crank 3 710 - 0367 2 Hex Bolt , 5 / 8 - 11 x 1 - 1 / 2 " 43 44917 1 Palnut , 3 / 8 " 4 711 - 0332 2 Pin , Bracket Lift 45 63579 1 AssembIy , Chute Crank Rod 5 712 - 0261 2 Nut , Hex Lock 5 / 8 - 11 Thread 46 784 - 5604 1 Handle , Chute Tilt 6 43262 6 Nut , Hex Lock 1 / 2 - 13 47 720 - 0232 1 Knob 8 142 4 Pin , Cotter 1 / 8 " x 3 / 4 " 48 603 - 0302 1 Assembly , Chute Tilt Bracket 9 43093 1 Pin , Cotter 1 / 8 " x 1 - 1 / 2 " 49 731 - 1313C 1 Guide , Cable 10 : { 19171616 6 Washer , 17 / 32 " x 1 " 50 746 - 0928 1 Cable , Chute Control 12 741 - 0192 2 Bearing , Flange With Flats 51 746 - 0929 1 Cable , Chute Control with Clip 13 783 - 0380 2 Link , 15.80 " Long 52 43064 5 Nut , Hex Lock 5 / 16 - 18 14 783 - 0381 2 Link , 11.75 " Long 53 43081 2 Washer , 5 / 16 " 15 24476 2 Link , 4.88 " Long 54 24285 1 Plate , Mounting ( L . H . ) 16 2431 ! 1 Rod , Spacer 55 24284 1 Plate , Mounting ( R . H . ) 17 47599 2 Hex Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 " ( Locking ) 56 47093 1 Keg , Plastic 18 43086 16 Lock Washer , 5 / 16 " 57 23812 2 Brace , Side ( Weight Tray ) 19 24298 1 Bracket , Lift 58 24288 1 Brace , Cross ( Weight Tray ) 2O 683 - 0130 1 Assembly , Handle Lift Bracket 59 24289 1 Tray , Weight 21 z47 - 3248A 1 Rod , Index Lift 60 47631 4 Hex Bolt , 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 " Self Tap 22 47277 1 Screw , Hex Slotted # 10 61 43003 6 Lock Washer , 3 / 8 " 23 732 - 0306 1 Spring , Compression 62 43082 4 Nut , Hex Lock 3 / 8 - 16 24 : { 19131316 1 Washer , 13 / 32 " x 13 / 16 " 63 43083 10 Nut , Hex 5 / 16 - 18 25 736 - 0400 1 Washer , . 218 " x . 62 " 64 43084 2 Hex Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 3 / 4 " 26 43080 1 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 " 65 44326 4 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 " 27 43182 2 Hex Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 " 66 43351 1 Hex Bolt , 1 / 2 - 13 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 28 : { 19111116 2 Washer , 11 / 32x 11 / 16x3 / 64 67 43353 1 Lock Washer , 1 / 2 " 29 47338 1 Pin , Spring 1 / 4 " x 1 - 1 / 2 " 68 43682 2 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 30 46954 1 Pin , Attachment 69 43790 1 Strap , Tarp 25 " Long 31 43343 1 Pin , Haircotter # 4 ( 1 / 8 " ) 70 44215 2 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 3 / 4 " 32 24654 1 Plate , Side ( R . H . ) 71 44695 2 Washer , Bowed 33 24653 1 Plate , Side ( L . H . ) 72 712 - 0206 1 Nut , Hex 1 / 2 - 13 34 47326 1 Tube , Lift Handle 73 48106 2 Bolt , Shoulder 35 47555 1 Cable , Lift 74 726 - 0178 3 Tie , Nylon 36 712 - 0127 1 Nut , Flat Weld # 10 - 24 75 63755 1 Assembly , Cable Retease Trigger 37 710 - 1233 1 Screw , Oval # 10 - 24 x 1 " 76 47317 1 Plastic Cap 38 46446 1 Grip , Handle 77 43601 1 Washer , 1.59 " x 1.032 " x . 060 " 39 47027 1 Tube , Crank Rod Support 78 47336 1 Pin , Spring 5 / 32 " x 1 - 1 / 2 " 40 741 - 0475 2 Bushing , 3 / 8 " Plastic 79 47361 2 S ! otted Truss Hd . Bolt , 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 " 80 47554 1 Housing , Trigger 81 R19172410 2 Washer , 1 / 2 " 82 46584 1 Nut , Whizlock , 5 / 16 - 18 83 47788 2 Reflector , Rear 25
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NOTES 26
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t - | _ = - . o _ . ¢ 5 . ¢ ! : 3 ¢ I | | 2mg " I | | ! 5 " = = _ r _ m c m _ n mP 0 : 3 CAUTION : DO NOT OPERATE YOUR TRACTOR AND SNOW : 3 THROWER ON A SLOPE IN EXCESS OF 10 DEGREES . BE SURE OF YOUR TRACTOR'S TOWING AND BRAKING CAPABILITIES BEFORE OPERATING ON A SLOPE . AVOID ANY SUDDEN TURNS OR MA - NEUVERS WHILE ON A SLOPE .
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105931 Housing , bearing
10705-5226 Chute reinforcement
10024466 Bracket, down stop
11705-5269 Spiral
12705-5270 Spiral
1343182 Screw 5pk
1444950 Carriage bolt
1544917 Pal nut
1644326 Carriage bolt
1743080 Carr bolt
1846703 Screw
19710-0890A Shear bolt
264184 Housing assembly
2043088 Washer 8pk
2143064 Nut 8pk
2243013 Nut 8pk
2343083 Nut 8pk
24715-0114 Pin
25750-0437 Bushing
26731-1379A Chute adapter
2743086 Washer 8pk
28736-0188 Washer
29711-0469 Spacer
3618-0616 Gear
3043081 Washer 8pk
3147615 Flange bearing
32741-0309 Ball bearing
33741-0475 Plastic bush
34741-0493A Split bearing
3524279 Rear Skid shoe
3624294 Clutch frame
37784-5618 Bearing housing
3824393 Bracket, chute crank
3924281 Idler bracket
463579 Assembly, chute crank rod
4063904 Idler arm
4124286 Pivot spacer
4263762 Idler bracket
4341576 Screw,hhcs,3
4444377 Bolt
45756-0405 Pulley
4643015 Nut 8pk
47711-0242 Spacer
4846981 Pulley, v type 9"
4943082 Lock nut
563768 Impeller
5046982 Nut, hex lock, 3/8-16 (8)
51738-0680 Shaft
52750-0456 Spacer
53750-0660 Spacer
5443003 Washer 8pk
55714-0161 Key
56741-0919 Ball bearing
5708253B Bearing housing
5815296A Bearing housing
5914088B Spacer spindle
624773 Scraper plate
6044377 Bolt
61736-0247 Flat washer
6243063 Screw 5pk
6346989 Belt, v type drive (55")
6447846 Belt
6547044 Pulley, v type 4"
6647026 Pulley, v type
6747025 Hex bolt, 5/16-18 x 3-1/2"
6843432 Bolt, 3/8-16 x 2-1/2" hex head (4) (standard ha...
69731-0851A Chute keeper
7703-2734 Housing brace
7043661 Hex head bolt
7143054 Scw wlkwshr
72731-1300A Chute
73710-0896 Hex screw
7443681 Carriage bolt
7524571 Spacer
76731-1320 Chute
77731-1313C Guide cable
78784-5594 Cable bracket
7924472 Spacer pivot
8703-2735A Chute bracket
80746-0929 Chute control
81746-0928 Chute control
8243070 Washer 8pk
8346959 Spring
8446963 Tension chain
8543055 Pin 2pk
8643038 Lock pin
8723727 Spacer
8843088 Washer 8pk
8943343 Pin 2pk
924816 Cover, belt
9043350 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
9147134 Pin clip
92711-0198 Trunnion
9324394 Bracket, chute anti-rotation
941643-60 Knob
9564452 Hanger bracket
9664451 Hanger bracket
9747043 Pulley keeper
9846948 Rod, engagement
9948106 Shoulder bolt
163764 Lift shaft assembly
10R19171616 Washer
12741-0192 Flange bearing
13783-0380 Link, 15.80" long
14783-0381 Link, 11.75" long
1524476 Link, 4.88" long
1624311 Spacer rod
1747599 Hex bolt
1843086 Washer 8pk
1924298 Lift bracket
2710-0865 Hex bolt, 1/2-13 x 1" (grade 5) (3)
20683-0130 Handle lift
21747-3248A Lift latch rod
2247277 Hex screw
23732-0306 Spring, compression
24R19131316 Flat washer 3/8" std. (6) (common hardware may ...
25736-0400 Flat washer
2643080 Carr bolt
2743182 Screw 5pk
28R19111116 Washer
2947338 Spring pin
3710-0367 Hex bolt
3046954 Attachment pin
3143343 Pin 2pk
3224654 Plate, side (r.h.)
3324653 Plate, side (l.h.)
3447326 Lift handle
3547555 Lift cable
36712-0127 Flat weld nut
37710-1233 Oval screw, #10-24 x 1"
3846446 Handle grip
3947027 Crank rod tube
4711-0332 Lift bracket
40741-0475 Plastic bush
41703-2735A Chute bracket
42720-0201A Crank knob
4344917 Pal nut
4563579 Assembly, chute crank rod
46784-5604 Handle, chute tilt
47720-0232 Knob
48603-0302 Assembly, chute tilt bracket
49731-1313C Guide cable
5712-0261 Nut-lock
50746-0928 Chute control
51746-0929 Chute control
5243064 Nut 8pk
5343081 Washer 8pk
5424285 Mount bracket
5524284 Plate, mounting (r.h.)
5647093 Keg
5723812 Mounting arm bag
5824288 Cross brace
5924289 Tray
643262 Nut 5pk
6047631 Hex bolt, 3/8" x 1" (thd. forming) (6)
6143003 Washer 8pk
6243082 Lock nut
6343083 Nut 8pk
6443084 Screw 2pk
6544326 Carriage bolt
6643351 Seat bolt
6743353 Washer-12in
6843682 Carriage bolt, 5/16-18 x 1-1/4 "(2)
6943790 Tarp strap
7044215 Carriage bolt
7144695 Bowed washer
72712-0206 Nut
7348106 Shoulder bolt
74726-0178 Tie
7563755 Housing trigger
7647317 Cap
7743601 Washer
7847336 Spring pin
7947361 Slotted truss hd. bolt, 3/8-16 x 1" (2)
8142 Pin 8pk
8047554 Housing trigger
81R19172410 Washer
8246584 Nut, whiz lock 5/16-18thd.(45-02241 and 45-0200...
8347786 Reflector, rear (2)
943093 Pin 8pk