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Owner's Manual CRI1FTSMI1N 40 " - 2 STAGE SNOW THROWER TRACTOR ATTACHMENT Model No . 486.248400 • Safety CAUTION : • Assembly Before using this product , • Operation read this manual and follow • Maintenance all Safety Rules and • Parts Operating Instructions . : Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 U . S . A . PRINTED IN U . S . A .
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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 ACCESSORIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 STORAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 SAFETY RULES . . _ . . _ . . . . . . . . L . . i _ L _ . _ . _ : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 TROUBLESHOOTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 FULL SIZE HARDWARE CHART . . . . . . . . . : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 REPAIR PARTS ILLUSTRATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20,22 CARTON CONTENT * S . . . _ . . , _ . . . . . . . . : . : . . . . . . : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 REPAIR PARTS LIST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21,23 ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 " SLOPE GUIDE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 OPERATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 _ PARTS ORDERING / SERVICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BACK COVER MAINTENANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 LIMITED ONEYEAR WARRANTY ON 40 " 2 - STAGE SNOWTHROWER 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 will repair any defect inmatedal orworkmanship free ofcharge . 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 . DRIFT CUTTER BARS WHEi = L WEIGHT TIRE CHAINS KIT NO . 71 - 52050 = = = = = = _ 486.248400 MODEL NUMBER : The model number and serial numbers will be found on a decal attached to the snow thrower . SERIAL NUMBER : You should record both the serial nLimber and the date of DATE OF PURCHASE : purchase and keep in a safe place f ( _ rfuture reference . 2
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Any power equipment can cause injury if operated improperly or if the user does not understand how to operate the equipment . Exercise caution at all times , when using power equipment , • Read this owner's manual carefully and know how • Stop the engine whenever you leave the operating position , before unclogging the snow thrower or to operate your snow thrower and how to stop the unit and disengage the controls quickly . making any adjustments or inspections . • Never allow ( _ hildren to operate the equipment . • Take all possible precautions when leaving the unit • Never allow adults to operate the equipment unattended . Disengage the attachment clutch lever or switch , lower the snow thrower , shift into neutral , without proper instruction . • Keep the area of operation clear of all persons , set the parking brake , stop the engine and remove especially small children , and pets . the key . • Thoroughly inspect the area where the equipment • When cleaning , repairing or inspecting , make is to be used and remove all door mats , sleds , certain all moving parts have stopped . . Disconnect boards , wires and other foreign objects . the spark plug wire and keep it away from the plug • Disengage all clutches and shift into neutral before to prevent accidental starting . starting engine . • Do not run engine indoors except when transport - • Do not operate equipment without wearing ad - ing the snow thrower in or out of the building . Open equate winter outer garments . the outside doors . Exhaust fumes are dangerous . • Wear substantial footwear which will protect feet • Do not clear snow across the face of slopes . and improve footing on slippery surfaces . Exercise extreme caution when changing direction • Check fuel before starting the engine . Do not on slopes . Do not attempt to clear steep slopes . remove the fuel cap or fill the fuel tank while the Refer to the slope guide on page 19 of this manual . engine is running or hot . Do not fill the fuel tank • Never operate the snow thrower without guards , indoors . Gasoline is an extremely flammable fuel . plates or other safety protection devices in place . • Make sure the snow thrower height is adjusted to • Never operate the snow thrower near glass enclo - clear the type surface it will be used on . sures , automobiles , window wells , drop offs etc . • Do not use the snow thrower without the rear without proper adjustment of the snow - thrower weight attached to the tractor . discharge angle . • Never make any adjustments while the engine is • Never direct discharge at bystanders or allow running . anyone in front of the snow thrower . • Always wear safety glasses or eye shield during • Never run the snow thrower into material at high operation or while performing and adjustment or speeds . repair . • Do not overload the machine capacity by attempt - • Do not place hand or feet near rotating parts . Keep ing to ctear snow at too fast a rate . clear of the discharge opening at all times . • Never operate the machine at high trar _ sport speed • Use extreme caution when operating on or crossing on slippery surfaces . Look behind and . use care gravel surfaces . when backing . • Do not carry passengers . • Watch for traffic and stay alert when crossing or • After striking a foreign object , stop the engine , operating near roadways . remove the wire from the spark plug and then • Disengage power to the snow thrower when trans - thoroughly inspect the snow thrower for damage . porting or when not in use . Repair any damage before restarting and operating • Use only attachments and accessories approved by the snow thrower . the manufacturer of the snow thrower ( such as • If the snow thrower starts to vibrate abnormally , wheel weights , counter weights , cabs etc . ) stop the engine immediately and check for the • Never operate the snow thrower without good cause . Vibration is generally a warning of trouble . visibility or light . , _ Look for this symbol to point out important safety precautions . It mean - - Attention ! ! Become alert ! ! Your safety is involved .
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SHOWN ACTUAL SIZE Two shear bolts ( X ) and hex lock nuts ( Y ) are provided as replacement parts for the spiral augers . Store in a safe place until needed . ( See page 17 , ) IW I U I NOT SHOWN ACTUAL SIZE / Z / GG cc REF . QTY . DESCRIPTION REF . QTY . DESCRIPTION A 1 Q 6 Hex Lock Nut , 1 / 4 " Hex Bolt , 1 / 2 " x 1 - 1 / 4 " R 12 Hex Nut , 5 / 16 " B 4 Hex Bolt , 3 / 8 " x 1 " S 9 Hex Lock Nut , 3 / 8 " C 2 Hex Bolt , 5 / 16 " x 1 - 3 / 4 " - D 6 T 1 Hex Nut , 1 / 2 " Hex Bolt , 1 / 4 " x 1 " E 2 U 2 Hairpin Cotter , 5 / 64 " Slotted Truss Head Bolt , 3 / 8 " x 1 " F 4 V 1 Hairpin Cotter , 3 / 32 " Carriage Bolt , 3 / 8 " x 1 " • G 2 W 4 Hairpin Cotter , 1 / 8 " Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 " x 1 - 3 / 4 " X 2 Shear Bolt H 2 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 " x 1 - 1 / 4 " Y 2 Hex Lock Nut , 5 / 16 " I 6 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 " x 1 " J 4 Z 1 Tarp Strap Shoulder Bolt , 3 / 8 " x 5 / 8 " K 12 AA 1 Spring Lock Washer , 5 / 16 " . L 10 BB 3 Chute Keeper Lock Washer , 3 / 8 " M CC 1 Chain , Tensioning 1 Lock Washer , 1 / 2 " DD 1 Trunnion N 6 Washer , 1 / 4 " O 2 EE 1 Plastic Cap Washer , 5 / 16 " FF 2 Lock Pin P 2 Bowed Washer GG 1 Nylon Tie
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CARTON CONTENTS 11 . Left Hand Hanger Bracket ( Stamped " L " ) 1 . Cross Brace ( Weight Tray ) 12 . Right Hand Hanger Bracket ( Stamped " R " ) 2 . Side Brace ( Weight Tray ) 13 . Lift Handle Tube and Cable 3 . Right Hand Side Plate ( Stamped " R ' ; ) 14 . Clutch Idler Assembly 4 . Left Hand Side Plate ( Stamped " L " ) 15 . V Belt , 55 " 5 . Anti - rotation Bracket 16 . V Belt , 112 " ( Attached to Housing Assembly ) 6 . Engagement . Rod 17 . Chute and Control Cable Assembly 7 . Engine Pulley Keeper 18 . Weight Tray 8 . Chute Crank Rod Assembly 19 . Housing Assembly 9 . Support Tube , Crank Rod Hardware Package ( Stored inside Plastic Keg ) 10 . Plastic Keg 11 12 18 14 17 19
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ASSEMBLY OF PARTS TO TRACTOR FRAME TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY Right hand ( R . H . ) and left hand ( L . H . ) are determined fTOmthe operators positionwhile seated on the tractor . ( 2 ) 7 / 16 " Wrenches ( 2 ) 1 / 2 " Wrenches ( 2 ) 9 / 16 " Wrenches • Remove and save two bolts from each side of the ( 2 ) 3 / 4 " Wrenches tractor frame as shown in figure 1 . ( 1 ) Knife ADDITIONAL ITEMS REQUIRED BOLTS REMOVEDFROM THESEHOLES General Purpose Grease REMOVAL OF PARTS FROM CARTON Remove all parts and hardware packages from the carton . Lay out all parts and hardware and identify using the illustrations on pages 4 and 5 . NOTE : Not all of the supplied parts and hardware will be used . If your tractor has a manual attachment clutch , you will not use items S ( 1 ) , V ( 1 ) , AA ( 1 ) and CC ( 1 ) shown on page 4 . If your tractor has an electric attachment clutch , you will not use Items U ( 2 ) and DD ( 1 ) shown on page 4 , and items 6 and 7 shown on FIGURE 1 page 5 . Assemble the R . H , Side Plate ( marked with an " R " ) to CAUTION : Before starting to assemble the now empty holes In the right hand side of the the snow thrower , remove the spark plug tractor frame using two 3 / 8 " x 1 " hex bolts and 3 / 8 " wire ( s ) , set the parking brake and & lock washers as shown In figure 2 . Repeat for the remove the key from the tractor ignition , L , H , side . NOTE : If the side plates are removed from the tractor frame , bolts must be assembled back into TRACTOR PREPARATION the empty holes in the frame . Before proceeding with these instructions , refer to the Service and Adjustments section of your tractor owner's 3 / 8 " LOCK manual for specific safety Instructions . WASHER • Allow engine , muffler and exhaust deflector to cool 3 / 8 " X 1 " before beginning . HEX BOLT • Remove any front or rear attachment which is mounted to your tractor . • - Remove the mower deck . Refer to your tractor owner's manual for removal instructions . Mark all loose parts and save for re - assembly . • Remove the tractor hood and grill assembly . Refer to your tractor owner's manual for removal instructions , FIGURE2 6
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR TRACTORS NOT HAVING • Assemble a shoulder bolt to the bottom hole in FOOT REST BRACKETS UNDER THE FOOT RESTS each side plate , securing each bolt with a 3 / 8 " lock ( Figure 5 . ) washer and a 3 / 8 " hex lock nut . See figure 3 . • Locate the empty hole beneath the foot rest in the left side of the tractor frame as shown in figure 5 . _ 8 " HEX LOCK NUT Attach the L . H . Hanger Bracket ( marked " L ' ) to the inside of the frame using a 3 / 8 " x 1 " carriage bolt , 3 / 8 " lock washer and 3 / 8 " hex lock nut . Make sure the bolt is assembled from the inside of the tractor frame . Repeat for the R . H . side . HINT : If the tractor's suspension - arms are in the way , lower them using the attachment lift lever . 3 / 8 " LOCK WASHER R . H . SIDE PLATE 3 / 8 " SHOULDER BOLT FIGURE3 INSTRUCTIONS FOR TRACTORS WITH FOOT REST I BRACKETS UNDER THE FOOT RESTS ( Figure 4 . ) • Remove and discard the bolt and nut from the LH . 3 / 8 " x 1 " foot rest bracket and the side of the tractor frame CARRIAGE L H . HANGER as shown in figure 4 . Repeat for the R . H . bracket . BRACKET BOLT HINT : If the tractor's suspension arms are in the way , lower them using the attachment lift lever . FIGURE5 LEFT SIDE VIEW Using the now empty hole and the hole beside it , attach the L . H . Hanger Bracket ( marked " L " ) to the inside of the tractor frame . Use two 3 / 8 " x 1 " INSTRUCTIONS FOR ALL TRACTORS carriage bolts , 3 / 8 " lock washers and 3 / 8 " hex lock • Remove and discard the bolt , washer and nut nuts , making sure the bolt heads are on the inside which fasten the sway bar bracket to the L . H . side of the tractor frame . Repeat for the R . H . side . See of the tractor frame . Replace with a shoulder bolt figure 4 . and a 3 / 8 " hex lock nut as shown in figure 6 . / / LOCK - - - - - _ BOLT REMOVED WASHER / / - FROM THIS - _ 3 / 8 " HEX LOCK NUT SHOU ( _ - I BOLT REMOVED I FROM THIS HOLE " HEX ! SUSPENSION ARM 3 / 8 " xl " SW \ AY BAR / LOCK NUT CARRIAGE BRACKET BRACKET BOLT FIGURE 6 FIGURE4 LEFT SIDE VIEW LEFT SIDE VIEW
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• Assemble a shoulder bolt arid 3 / 8 " hex lock nut to the R . H . side of the tractor fi'ame , using the first ENGAGEMENTROD empty hole to the rear of the R . H . hanger bracket . See figure 7 CLUTCH ARM Replace the engine puney keeper on your tractor TRUNNION with the new pulley keeper supplied with the snow blower . Attach the keeper to the frame using the original bolt , washer and nut . See figure 7 . NOTE : Some tractors may already be equipped / with an identical pulley keeper . 5 / 64 " HAIRPIN CO'I - rER \ ORIGINAL BOLT , SUSPENSION ARM NUT AND WASHER FIGURE8 _ RIGHT SIDE VIE . W Be sure that the loose end of the engagement rod is lifted up toward the front of the tractor ( as shown in figure 9 ) when performing the next operation . You can temporarily support the rod using a rubber band tied to the engine pulley keeper . SHOULDER BOLT Attach the snow thrower's clutch / idler assembly to the tractor frame by sliding the notched arms at the R . H . HANGER BRACKET rear of the assembly onto the two shoulder botts assembled to the inside of the tractor frame . Lift - \ \ the front of the assembly , fitting the sides into the R . H . and L . H . hanger brackets . Attach the assem - FIGURE7 RIGHT SIDE VIEW bly to the brackets using two pivot lock pins and 1 / 8 " hairpin cotters . See figure 9 . 1 / 8 " HAIRPIN COTTER INSTALLING THE CLUTCH / IDLER ASSEMBLY ON PIVOT LOCK PIN TRACTORS WITH MANUAL ATTACHMENT CLUTCHES ( Use these instructions if your tractor has an attachment clutch lever on the dash panel ROD for starting and stopping the mower deck . ) • Move the attachment clutch lever on the dash panel to the disengaged ( down ) position . • Screw the trunnion onto the end of the engagement o - red as shown in figure 8 . Locate the clutch arm which is found underneath the right hand side the tractor , just to the inside of the suspension arm . This is the arm that the mower clutch rod was connected to . This arm will move forward and backward if the attachment clutch lever on the dash panel is moved . Position the engagement rod to the inside of the clutch arm and insert the drilled end of the rod through the arm . Secure with + a 5 / 64 " hairpin cotter . See _ igure 8 . RIGHT SIDE VIEW FIGURE9
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INSTALLING THE CLUTCH / IDLER ASSEMBLY : ON Make sure the attachment clutch lever on the dash TRACTORS WITH ELECTRIC ATTACHMENT panel is in the disengaged ( down ) position . CLUTCHES ( Use these instructions if your tractor Position the idler arm so that it points straight forward , as shown in figure 10 . Align the engage - has a push / pull switch on the dash panel for start - ment rod trunnion with the hole in the idler arm by ing and stopping the mower deck . ) screwing the trunnion in or out on the rod . Attach • Turn the clutch / idler assembly upside down and the trunnion to the idler arm using a 5 / 64 " hairpin place the extra tensioning chain through the left cotter . See figure 10 . front hole as shown in figure 12 . _ NION [ ] a , H . / TENSIONING CHAIN 5 / 64 " HAIRPIN co'n'ER FIGURE 12 FIGURE 10 RIGHT SIDE VIEW Hook the extra spring through the end of the When assembling the belt under the tractor , hold this tensioning chain . • See figure 13 . manual above you so that you will be viewing the belt diagram and the tractor from the same direction . Assemble the spring and a 3 / 8 " hex lock nut onto the bottom of the bolt and nut which secures the Assemble the short " V " belt onto the engine pulley idler pulley to the upper idler arm . Hold the bolt so that it passes between the pulley and the engine head and tighten the 3 / 8 " hex lock nut , leaving it pulley keeper . Next assemble the belt onto the loose enough for the spring to pivot freely between large rear pulley on top of the clutch / idler assembly , the two nuts . See figure 13 . passing it between the pulley and the keeper bolt located beside the pulley . Position the idler pulley Attach a 3 / 32 " hairpin cotter to the chain , placing it against the outside of the belt . See figure 11 . in the fifth link from the spring . See figure 13 . IMPORTANT : Make sure that the " V " belt is not assembled around the outside of the engine pulley keeper or the keeper bolt . ENGINE " _ 3i8 ; ' HEX - - [ _ . - - _ - - _ _ " _ i ] PULLEY / LOCK NUT _ _ IN IDLER PULLEY KEEPER - - r . . . . . . . . . . . . Ir / / ' / J SPRING _ I I ! 0 H : 313 ; _ " HAIRPIN , - _ _ _ sTHII LINK © . . . . . . . . . CO _ _ R g ENGINE _ . L ( L . H . SIDE ) PULLEY KEEPER BOLT LEFT SIDE OF CLUTCH / IDLER ASSEMBLY LEFT SIDE OF TRACTOR - ' IGURE 13 VIEWED FROM UNDERNEATH FIGURE 11 VIEWED FROM UNDERNEATH
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Attachthe snow thrower's clutch / idler assembly to ENGINE the tractor frame by sliding the notched arms at the IDLER PULLEY PULLEY rear of the assembly onto the two shoulder bolts , : _ KEEPER assembled to the inside of the tractor frame . Lift the front of the assembly so that the sides fit inside 0 the R . H . and L . H . hanger brackets . Attach the assembly to the brackets using two pivot lock pins and 1 / 8 " hairpin cotters . See figure 14 . _ 1 / 8 " HAIRPIN COTTER P , VLOOTPC , KN KEEPERBOLT \ 1 / 8 " HAIRPIN _ . L C01 - FER LEFT SIDE OF TRACTOR ' \ VIEWED FROM UNDERNEATH FIGURE 15 ASSEMBLY OF SNOW THROWER r _ • Place the lift handle into the lift bracket on the right FIGURE 14 RIGHT SIDE VIEW side of the snow thrower . Fasten the handle to the bracket using two 5 / 16 " x 1 - 3 / 4 " hex bolts , 5 / 16 " lock washers and 5 / 16 " hex nuts . See figure 16 . When assembling the belt under the tractor , hold this manual above you so that you will be viewing the belt diagram and the tractor from the same direction . LIFT HANDLE Assemble the short " V " belt onto the engine pulley _ sothat it passes between the pulley and the engine \ pulley keeper . Next assemble the belt onto the large rear pulley on top of the clutch / idler assembly , passing it between the pulley and the keeper bolt located beside the pulley . Position the idler pulley against the outside of the belt . See figure 15 . • Place tension on the belt , by pulling the left side tensioning chain as far out as the assembled • hairpin cotter will allow . Secure the chain in this 5 / 16 " HEX NUT / \ 5 / 16 " x 1 - 3 / 4 " position with a 1 / 8 " hairpin cotter . See figure 15 . HEX BOLT / 6116 " LOCK \ IMPORTANT : Make sure that the " V " belt is not WASHER LIFT BRACKET assembled around the outside of the engine pulley keeper or the keeper bolt . FIGURE 16 RIGHT SIDE VIEW HINT : For easier assembly of the lift release cable in the next step , tilt the snow thrower forward onto the spiral auger . 10
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Insert the end of the lift release cable into the hole o . Attach the chute tiJtcontrol assembly to the top side in the lift rod . Place the cable into the slot in the top of the crank support tube using two 5 / 16 " x 1 - 3 / 4 " of the lift bracket , with one hex nut above the slot carriage bolts , bowed washers , 5 / 16 " lock washers and one hex nut and lock washer below the slot . and 5 / 16 " hex nuts . See figure 19 . Tighten the nuts , adjusting them to take out excess stack in the cable wire just above the nuts . See figure 17 . CHUTE CRANK ROD " _ ' _ ' _ " " _ X _ CRANK SUPPORT TUBE . - _ , . _ . , _ TILT CONTROL HANDLE - - _ Q . 7 _ / CABLE WIRE , , _ , a _ . _ - WTILT _ _ _ Jj . HEXNU 5 / 16 x1 - 3 / 4 - - - . - - " _ ' _ ' _ J . _ _ _ CC'I'NTROL LOCK BOWWEATDS 5 / 16 " LOCKWASHER _ e 5 / 16 " HEX NUT J " - w ! ! ill FIGURE 19 LEFT SIDE VIEW • Attach the chute crank rod assembly brackets to RIGHT SIDE VIEW FIGURE 17 the plastic bracket on the left side of the thrower housing . Align the chute crank bracket beneath the • Tilt the snow thrower back down to the horizontal rod support bracket and assemble both to the position . plastic bracket using two 5 / 16 " x 1 " carriage bolts , • Remove the nylon tie which fastens the auger drive 5 / 16 " flat washers , 5 / 16 " lock washers and 5 / 16 " belt to the discharge housing , leaving the belt hex nuts . Do not Ughten yet . See figure 20 . 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 CHUTECRANK " _ 16 " x1 " 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 18 . CHUTE CRANK ROD CRANK ROD ROD / > - - 7j SUPPORT BRACKET / / 5 / 16 " F WASHER WASHER ' 16 " LOCK _ 5 / 16 " HEX NUT LEFT SIDE VIEW FIGURE 20 LEFT SIDE VIEW FIGURE 18 11
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A'I - rACHING SNOW THROWER TO TRACTOR Coat the top of the ring around the discharge opening with general purpose grease . See figure 21 . NOTE : An additional person's help may be required to Place the discharge chute ( facing forward ) onto the mount the snow thrower to the front of the tractor . ring . Place the anti - rotation bracket on top of the chute flange , aligning it with the holes on the right • Place the tractor and snow thrower on a flat , level hand side of the flange . Attach the three chute surface so that the tractor can be rolled forward to keepers ( right side up as shown ) to the bottom of attach the snow blower . the flange using six 1 / 4 " x 1 " hex bolts , 1 / 4 " flat • Remove the Attachment Pin from the snow thrower , washers and 1 / 4 " hex lock nuts . Tighten carefully • Extend the belt out behind the snow thrower , so that the nuts are snug but do not dig into the making sure the belt is still looped over the top of plastic chute keepers . See figure 21 . the large drive pulley and underneath the two idler pulleys . The " V " side of the belt must be seated in Place the plastic cap onto the short end of the anti - the grooves of all three pulleys . rotation bracket , See figure 21 . • Roll the tractor up behind the snow thrower , center - ing it between the snow thrower's mounting plates . Pull the crank . rod spiral out away from the dis - • Raise the rear of the snow thrower by lifting up on charge chute to prevent tightness between the the lift handle until the notches in the mounting spiral and the notches in the chute flange . plates align with the shoulder bolts in the tractor's Tighten the n _ ts assembled in figure 20 side plates . Guide the bolts into the notches . • To ease the assembly of the auger drive belt , delay Check if the crank rod rotates the chute freely . If the installation of the attachment pin shown in not , loosen by 1 / 4 turn each of the six hex bolts figure 22 until you have assembled the belt as holding the chute keepers to the chute flange . instructed for figure 23 . A'I - rACHMENT PIN Secure the control cables to the crank rod support tube using a nylon tie . 1 / 8 " HAIRPIN co'n'ER \ I / 1 / 4 " x 1 " ANTI - ROTATION BRACKET HEX BOLT 1 / 4 " FLAT / FLANGE PLASTIC CAP . . . _ • _ l GREASED CHUTE KEEPER 1 / 4 " HEX LOCK NU _ . _ RIGHT SIDE VIEW FIGURE 21 SHOULDER BOLT RIGHT SIDE VIEW FIGURE 22 INSTALLING THE AUGER DRIVE BELT When assembling the belt under the tractor , hold this manual above you so that you will be viewing the belt diagram and the tractor from the same direction . • To attach the auger drive belt , the lift handle should pushed down to increase slack in the belt . 12
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ATTACHING WEIGHT TRAY TO TRACTOR Beneath the tractor , the idler eirm on the bottom of the clutch / idler assembly should be pivoted to the left side of the tractor as shown in figure 23 . Loosen the top hex bolt on each side of the tractor Place the auger belt around the rear pulley and frame at the rear . Assemble the slots in the side between the two idler pulleys with the " V " side of braces down onto the loosened bolts . Do not the belt seated in the grooves of the " V " pulleys . tighten yet . See figure 25 . See figure 23 . NOTE : If there is interference with the hex bolt when using tire chains with extra - wide tires , assemble the side braces to the tractor frame using the alternate instructions with figure 27 on page 14 . 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 nuts . Do not tighten yet . See figure 25 . Fasten the weight tray to the tractor hitch using a 1 / 2 " x 1 - 1 / 4 " hex bolt , a 1 / 2 " lock washer and a 1 / 2 " IDLER hex nut . Do not tighten yet . See figure 25 . ARM . Fasten the cross brace to the side braces using LEFT SIDE OF TRACTOR two 5 / 16 " x 1 " carriage bolts , 5 / 16 " lock washers and 5 / 16 " hex nuts . See figure 25 . Tighten all VIEWED FROM UNDERNEATH FIGURE 23 loose bolts at this time , INSTALLING THE ATTACHMENT PIN ORIGINAL Lift the front of the snow blower to bring the holes HEX BOLT or in the mounting plates and the side plates into CROSS SLO'I - FED alignment . From the left side of the tractor , install the attachment pin through the holes , securing it with the 1 / 8 " hairpin cotter . Refer back to figure 22 . SETTING THE BELT TENSION To obtain the preset belt tension , pull the right side tensioning chain as tight as the pre - assembled hairpin cotter will allow . Secure the chain in this position with a 1 / 8 " hairpin cotter . See figure 24 . RIGHT SIDE OF TRACTOR TENSIONING CHAIN , R . H , 1 / 8 " HAIRPIN CO'I - rER CARRIAGE SlDEBRACE HAIRPIN co'n'ER BOLT ( Preassembled to 5th link ) WEIGHTTRAY FIGURE 25 " V " PULLEY FLAT PULLEY FIGURE 24 VI . EWED FROM UNDERNEATH 13
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• Fill the plastic keg full of dry sand ( approximately CHECKLIS'I _ 75 Ibs . ) and replace the lid . Before you operate your snow thrower , please Place the plastic keg on the weight tray . Secure the review the following checklist to help ensure that keg with the rubber tarp strap hooked into the holes you will obtain the best performance from your in the cross brace . See figure 26 . snow thrower . • All asse _ nbly instructions have been completed with all bolts and nuts properly tightened . • Check the engine belt and the auger belt . Make sure they are routed properly around pulleys and inside all belt keepers . • Check dishcharge chute for proper rotation . • Check operation of tilt control for upper chute . • Verify that the lift handle will lock into and release from the raised transport position . ( Refer to the Service and Adjustments section . ) TARP STRAP • Check skid shoe adjustment . ( Refer to the FIGURE 26 Service and Adjustments section . ) USE THESE INSTRUCTIONS IF HEX BOLT INTERFERES WITH TIRE CHAINS • Block up the rear of the tractor to allow removal of rear wheels . The following additional items are available from • Remove the rear wheels from the axle , retaining Sears to help enhance the performance of your the square key and all other parts for reassembly . snow thrower . • Remove the hex bolt from the top hole in the side of the tractor frame as shown in figure 27 . • Tire chains which can be installed to improve • Assemble the notched end of each side brace to traction . the top hole in the each side of the tractor frame , using the provided 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 " slotted truss head Rear wheel weights which can be installed in bolts . See figure 27 . addition to the rear weight tray to improve traction . • Reassemble the wheels onto the axle , making sure to reassemble the square keys and all other parts Drift cutter bars which can be installed to help slice which were removed . off the edges of tall drifts . • Assemble the weight tray to the side braces as instructed in figure 25 on page 13 . HOLE WITH HEX BOLT REMOVED 3 / 8 " x 1 " SLOTTED TRUSS HEAD BOLT SQUARE KEY I ! SIDE BRACE 1 FIGURE 27 14
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KNOW YOUR SNOW THROWER Read this owner's manual and safety rules before operating your snow thrower . Compare the illustration below 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 . . . . J SKIDSHOE SCRAPER PLATE SPIRALAUGERS , R . H . & L . H , UPPER AND LOWER DISCHARGE CHUTE Controls CHUTE TILT HANDLE Pivots the Upper Chute up or direction and height of snow discharge . down to control the angle and distance of 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 . HOW TO USE YOUR SNOW THROWER STARTING • The tractor should be sitting with the engine running BEFORE STARTING at full throttle . Move the attachment clutch to the • Use the end of assembly checklist to verify that all engaged position , starting the snow thrower before instructions have been properly completed . the tractor clutch is engaged . • Make sure the skid shoes are adjusted to maintain adequate ground clearance between the show CAUTION : Never direct discharge thrower and the type of surface to be cleared . towards bystanders or windows . Do not & ( Refer to the Service and Adjustments section . ) allow anyone in front of unit . o " Make sure the tractor engine has the correct oil for CONTROLLING SNOW DISCHARGE winter operation ( SAE 5W - 30 ) . Refer to tractor • To control the direction snow is thrown , the dis - owner's manual . charge chute has 180 degrees of rotation . Turn the crank rod clockwise to rotate the chute to the i'ight . STOPPING Turn the crank rod counterclockwise to rotate the • To stop the snow thrower , disengage the tractor's chute to the left . attachment clutch lever for manual clutches or the • To control the distance snow is thrown , the upper clutch switch for electric clutches . Refer to your section of the discharge chute pivots up and down . tractor owner's manual . Push forward on the chute tilt handle to pivot the chute down , decreasing the distance snow is thrown _ Pull back on the handle to pivot the chute up , increasing the distance snow is thrown . 15
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RAISING _ AND LOWERING o , ! fthi ) snow thrower becgEili ! _ clogged with snow or • To raise , push down on the lift handle until the jammed with a foreign iobJect , disengage the snow thrower immediately and shut off the tractor engine . snow thrower locks in the raised transport position . Unclog the snow thrower before resuming operation . • To lower , push down slightly on the lift handle and pull the trigger . With the trigger pulled , slowly lower DANGER : Shut off engine and the snow thrower until it reaches the ground . disengage snow thrower before A unclogging discharge chute . Unclog CAUTION : Do not operate the snow using a wooden stick , not your hands . thrower without the rear weight attached to the tractor . The rear wheels will lose OPERATING SPEED A braking traction without the rear weight . • The spiral auger speed is directly related to engine speed . For maximum snow removal and discharge , OPERATING TIPS maintain high engine r . p . m . ( full throttle ) . It is • Discharge snow down wind whenever possible . advisable to operate the lawn tractor at a slow • To help prevent snow from sticking to the snow ground speed ( 1st gear ) for safe and efficient snow thrower , allow the snow thrower to reach outdoor • removal . temperature before using it . A light coat of wax may DEEP OR DRIFTED SNOW also be applied to the inside surface of the snow • In deep , drifted or banked s0ow it will be necessary thrower housing and discharge chute . 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 . tractor's clutch - brake pedal and allow the spiral • Before the first snowfall , remove all stones , sticks auger to clear the snow . Repeat this method until a and other objects which could become hidden by path is cleared . On the second pass , overlap the the snow . Permanent obstacles should be marked first enough to allow the snow thrower to handle for visibility . the snow without repeated stopping and starting of • Overlap each pass slightly to assure complete forward motion . snow removal . • In extremely deep snow , raise the snow thrower USING THE SNOW THROWER from the ground to remove the top layer and drive Snow removal conditions vary greatly from light fluffy forward only until the tractors front tires reach the snowfall to Wet heavy snow . Operating instructions uncleared bottom layer of snow . Depress the must be flexible to fit the conditions encountered . The tractor's clutch - brake pedal and allow the spiral operator must adapt the lawn tractor and snow thrower auger to clear the snow . Reverse the tractor and to depth of snow , wind direction , temperature and lower the snow thrower to the ground . Drive the surface conditions . tractor forward until the snow again becomes too • Before beginning operation , thoroughly inspect the deep . Repeating this process into and out of drifts area of operation and remove all door mats , sleds , will eventually clear even the deepest of snow boards , wires and other foreign objects . piles . CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES • Read and follow the maintenance schedule and the maintenance procedures listed in this section . Fillindates as you Service Dates comp , ete regularserrice . / ' _ , _ ' _ F Check for loose fasteners X Check for worn or dama _ ledparts X X Cleaning X LubricationSection X LUBRICATION SCRAPER PLATE AND SKID SHOES • Oil all pivot points on the snow thrower . ( Refer to figures 28 and 29 on page 17 ) • Oil the pivot points of the two idler arms on the • The scraper plate and skid shoes on the bottom of clutch / idler assembly . • Apply penetrating oil to the control cables of the the snow thrower are subject to wear . To prevent damage to the spiral auger housing , replace plate discharge chute . arid shoes before wear is excessive . • Apply a : good grade of spray lubricant to the trigger • The skid shoes are reversible for longer life . assembly and the chute tilt control assembly . 16
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LIFT RELEASE CABLE ADJUSTMENT CAUTION : Before servicing or adjusting • If the lift rod does not lock the snow thrower the snow thrower , shut off the engine , . securely in the transport position , 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 . See figure 17 on page 11 . the tractor ignition . • If the lift rod falls to unlock completely to lower the snow thrower , loosen the lower hex nut on the lift REPLACING AUGER DRIVE BELT bracket a few turns and tighten the upper hex nut . • Lower the snow thrower to the ground . Refer to figure 17 on page 11 . • Remove the attachment pin . See figure 22 . • Lock the snow thrower's lift handle in the down DISENGAGEMENT ADJUSTMENT position to decrease belt tensidn . ( Only units wlth manual attachment clutches ) • Release the spring tension from the auger belt idler If the spiral auger on the snow thrower do not stop arm on the bottom of the Clutch / idler assembly . when the attachment clutch lever on the tractor is in • Remove the auger drive belt from the clutch / idler the disengaged position , then adjustment is neces - assembly and from the spiral auger housing . sary . Proceed as follows . Refer back to figure 10 . • Install new belt over top of large auger drive pulley • Place the attachment clutch lever in the disen - and under the two side idler pulleys . Twist the belt gaged position . 1 / 4 turn to seat the " V " of the belt in the groove of • Remove the hairpin cotter from the engagement each idler pulley . rod trunnion and lift the trunnion out of the hole in Assemble the belt onto the clutch / idler assembly the idler arm . per the instructions on page 13 . • Screw the trunnion a few turns towards the front end of the rod . SKID SHOE ADJUSTMENT • Replace the trunnion into the hole in the idler arm • The skid shoes are mounted on each side of the and secure it with the hairpin cotter . spiral auger housing . They regulate the distance Check the operation of the snow thrower . If the the scraper plate is raised above the plowing spiral augers still do not stop , repeat the above surface . When removing snow from a gravel steps until the augers stop when the attachment driveway or and uneven surface , it is advisable to clutch lever is placed in the disengaged position . keep the scraper plate as high above the surface as possible to prevent possible damage to the SPIRAL AUGERS spiral auger . On blacktop or concrete surface , keep • The spiral augers are secured to the auger shaft the scraper plate as close to the surface as pos - with two shear bolts and hex lock nuts . If you hit a sible . foreign object or if ice jams the augers , the snow • Raise the snow thrower off the ground and place a thrower is designed so that the bolts will shear . block under each end of the scraper plate . Loosen • If the augers will not . turn , check to see if the shear the six hex nuts securing the skid shoes to the bblts have sheared . See figure 29 . Two replace - housing . Adjust the skid shoes up or down to the ment shear bolts and hex lock nuts have been desired position and tighten the nuts securely . provided with the snow thrower . For future use Adjust both skid shoes to the same height to keep order part number 710 - 0890A shear bolt and the housing and the scraper plate level . See figure number 43064 hex lock nut . 28 . GEAR HOUSING SKID SHEAR BOLT AND SCRAPER SHOE HEXLOCKNUT PLATE FIGURE 29 FIGURE 28 - 17
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PARTS TO REMOVE AT END OF SEASON STORAGE RECOMMENDATIONS • Remove the short " V " belt from the engine pulley • Lower the snow thrower to the ground . and the clutch / idler assembly . See figure 11 or 15 . • Remove the snow thrower from the tractor . • Remove the engine pulley keeper and replace it • Clean the snow thrower thoroughly . Wash off any with the tractor's original engine pulley keeper salt deposit - which may have dried on the thrower ( manual attachment clutches only ) . and housing . • Remove the engagement rod from the tractor's • Any bare metal that has become exposed should clutch arm ( manual attachment clutches only ) . See be painted or coated with a light oil to prevent rust . figure 8 . • Store in a dry place . • Remove the clutch / idler assembly . ( The two hanger brackets and the two shoulder bolts may be left REMOVING THE SPIRAL AUGER HOUSING attached to the tractor frame . ) • Lower'the snow thrower to the ground , • If a rear mounted attachment is to be . used , remove • Remove the attachment pin . See figure 22 . the rear weight tray by removing the bolt from the • Lock the snow thrower's lift handle in the down tractor hitch and loosening the two bo . lts fastening position to decrease belt tension . the tray's side braces to the tractor . 13esure 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 25 . • Remove the auger drive belt from the clutch / idler • If a front mounted attachment is to be used , assembly . See figure 23 . remove the side plates from the tractor . Be sure to • Pull the spiral auger housing assembly off of the assemble bolts back into the empty holes in the tractor . See figure 22 . tractor frame . See figure 2 . PROBLEM CORRECTION CAUSE 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 " 1 . Tractor ground speed too fast 1 . Use lower tractor gear Clogged discharge chute 2 . Tractor throttle set too low 2 . Increase to full throttle 3 . Raise the snow thrower 3 . Snow too deep 4 . Snow thrower warmer too warm 4 . Allow snow thrower to cool to outdoor temperature before using Snow thrower stalls tractor engine 1 . Stop engine , disengage the snow 1 . Object jammed in spiral auger thrower 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 Lower skid shoes , raising scraper plate and reducing resistance Pull down slightly on lift handle to temporarily increase weight on front wheels 1 . Tractor ground speed too fast 1 . Reduce ground speed Snow thrower rides up over snow 2 . Lower the skid shoes so that front 2 . Bottom snow is icy or hard packed of skid shoe is lower than the rear 18
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SLOPE GUIDE ( Keep this sheet in a safe place for future reference . ) Use this guide to determine if a slope is safe for the operation of your tractor and snow thrower , Refer also to the instructions in your vehicle owners manual . . 1 - T . IIIIIHIIIIIIIHHiillmlllitllDlilHIl | ilillilillilUl | llll 19
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REPAIR PARTS FORMODEL 486.248400 40 " SNOWTHROWER 28 11 34 21 / 34 31 37 19 16 33 26 / 8 3O 27 . . 9 27 21 63 92 91 98 27 \ 35 30 \ 21 91 47 65 82 43 82 25 65 ( . ) • J 96 97 4954 _ 95 " 71 68 20
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REPAIR PARTS FOR MODEL 486.248400 40 " SNOW THROWER QTY . DESCRIPTION REF . PART QTY . DESCRIPTION iREF . PART NO . NO . NO . NO . 1 738 - 0680 1 Shaft 1 05931 Housing , Bearing 51 2 63562 1 Housing Assembly 52 750 - 0456 Spacer 618 - 0161A 1 750 - 0660 1 3 Gear Assembly 53 Spacer 4 63579 1 43003 13 Chute Crank Rod Assembly 54 Lock Washer , 3 / 8 " 1 714 - 0161 2 5 63768 Impeller Assembly 55 Key 6 24278 1 741 - 0919 2 Scraper Plate 56 Bearing , Ball 7 703 - 2734 1 15296A 1 Bracket , Housing Brace 57 Housing , Open Bearing 8 703 - 2735A 1 Bracket , Chute Crank 58 08253B 1 ' Housing , Bearing 1 14088B 1 9 703 - 2736 Cover , Belt 59 Spacer , Spindle 1 44377 2 10 705 - 5226 Chute Reinforcement 60 Hex Bolt , 3 / 8 - 24 x 1 " 11 1 736 - 0247 2 705 - 5269 Washer , Spiral Assembly , L . H . 61 1 12 705 - 5270 43063 3 Hex Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 " Spiral Assembly . , R . H . 62 13 43182 2 46989 1 Hex Bolt , 5 / 15 - 18 x 3 / 4 " Lg , 63 Belt , V Type 1 / 2 " x 55 • 14 44950 5 47278 1 Carriage Bolt , 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 " 64 Belt , VTypa 1 / 2 " x 112 " 15 44917 1 47044 3 Palnut , 3 / 8 " 65 Pulley , V Type 4 " 16 44326 4 47026 1 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 " Lg . 66 Pulley , V Type 17 43080 12 47025 1 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 • Lg . 67 Hex Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 - 1 / 2 " 18 ! 46703 6 43432 2 Bolt , Self - Tap 5 / 16 " x 3 / 4 " 68 Hex Bolt , 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 2 " 19 710 - 0890A 2 731 - 0851A 3 Bolt , Shear 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 2 • 69 Chute Keeper 20 43088 5 43661 6 Washer , 1 / 4 " 70 Hex Bolt , 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 • 21 43064 29 43054 3 Hex Lock Nut , 5 / 16 - 18 Thd . 71 Hex Bolt , 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 " 22 11 731 - 1300A 1 43013 Hex Lock Nut , 1 / 4 - 20 72 Chute , Lower 23 43083 4 Hex Nut , 5 / 16 - 18 73 710 - 0896 1 Screw , 1 / 4 - 14 x 5 / 8 • 24 715 - 0114 2 43681 1 Spiral Pin , 1 / 4 " x 1 - 1 / 2 " Lg . 74 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 2 " 25 750 - 0437 2 45133 1 Bushing 75 Spacer 26 731 - 1379 1 731 - 1320 1 Chute Adapter 76 Chute , Upper 27 43086 20 Lock Washer , 5 / 16 " 77 731 - 1313B 1 Guide , Cable 28 6 736 - 0188 Washer , . 76 " x 1.49 " x . 06 " 78 784 - 5594 1 Bracket , Cable 1 29 736 - 0231 Washer , . 344 • I . D . x 1.125 " O . D . 79 24472 1 Spacer , Pivot 30 43081 17 746 - 0929 1 Washer , 5 / 16 " Std . Wrt . 80 Cable , Chute Control With Clip 31 2 741 - 0245 746 - 0928 1 Cable , Chute Control Bearing , Flange 81 32 741 - 0309 1 43070 6 Bearing , Ball 82 Washer , 3 / 8 " 2 33 741 - 0475 46959 2 Bushing , Plasti ( ; 3 / 8 • 83 Spring 34 741 - 0493h 4 " 46963 2 Chain Bearing , Split , 3 / 4 • 84 35 24279 2 Skid Shoe 85 43055 2 Pin , Hair Cotter , 3 / 32 " 36 24294 1 43038 2 Frame Clutch and Pulley 86 Pin , Pivot Lock 37 784 - 5618 2 43088 6 Housing , Bearing 88 Washer , 1 / 4 " 1 / 8 " 1 38 24393 Bracket , Chute Crank . 89 43343 4 Pin , Hair Cotter # 4 ( 1 / 8 " ) 1 39 24281 Bracket , Idler 90 43350 4 Carriage Bolt , 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 • . 40 63565 1 47037 2 Idler Arm Assembly 91 Pin , Hair Cotter 5 / 64 " 24286 1 711 - 0198 1 Trunnion • _ 41 Spacer , Pivot 92 42 63762 1 24394 1 Bracket , Chute Anti - rotation Idler Bracket Assembly 93 43 41576 2 1643 - 60 1 Hex Bolt , 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4 • 94 Plastic Cap 44 710 - 01171 1 Hex Bolt , 5 / 16 - 24 x 1 • 95 63566 1 Hanger Bracket Assembly , R . H . 45 756 - 0405 2 63567 1 Pulley , Flat 3 - 3 / 4 " 96 Hanger Bracket Assembly , L . H . 46 43015 1 47043 1 Hex Nut , 3 / 8 - 16 97 Keeper , Engine Pulley 47 711 - 0242 1 46948 1 Spacer 98 Rod , Engagement 48 46981 1 738 - 0234 2 Pulley , V Type 9 " 99 Bolt , Shoulder 43082 16 24466 2 49 Nut , Hex Lock , 3 / 8 - 16 1 ( ) 0 Bracket , Down Stop 50 46982 1 47034 1 Owner's Manual Pulley , V Type 5 - 1 / 2 " 21
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REPAIR PARTS FOR MODEL 486.248400 40 " SNOW THROWER 41 40 45 _ % 47 51 50 53 18 52 42 43 \ 39 4O 15 63 14 13 56 / 6 6 54 6 78 16 \ _ - - - 3 55 12 23 / 61 28 69 24 6O 11 18 22 63 57 \ 18 65 38 76 " " A 22
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REPAIR PARTS FOR MODEL 486.248400 40 " SNOW THROWER REF . PART QTY . DESCRIPTION REF . PART QTY . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . NO . NO . 1 63764 41 T03 - 2735A 1 1 Uft Shaft Assembly Bracket , Chute Crank 2 710 - 0865 2 Hex Bolt , 1 / 2 - 13 x 1 " 42 720 - 0201A 1 i Knob , Crank 3 710 - 0964 , a 2 Hex Bolt , 5 / 8 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 43 44917 1 Palnut , 3 / 8 " 4 711 - 0332 2 Pin , Bracket Uft 44 43850 1 Pin , Roll 1 / 8 " x 5 / 8 " 5 712 - 0386 , a 2 Nut , Hex Slotted 5 / 8 - 18 45 63579 1 Assembly , Chute Crank Rod 6 43262 6 Nut , Hex Lock 1 / 2 - 13 46 784 - 5604 1 Handle , Chute Tilt 7 43010 47 2 Pin , Cotter 1 / 8 " x 1 " 720 - 0232 1 Knob 8 142 4 Pin , Cotter 1 / 8 " x 3 / 4 " 48 603 - 0302 1 Assembly , Chute Tilt Bracket 9 1 Pin , Cotter 1 / 8 " x 1 - 1 / 2 " 49 731 - 1313B 2 Guide , Cable 43093 | 10 R19171616 6 Washer , 17 / 32 " x 1 " 50 746 - 0928 1 Cable , Chute Control 11 51 " ! 746 - 0929 1 4 Washer , . 64 " x 1.12 " Cable , Chute Control with Clip 736 - 036692 12 741 - 01 2 Bearing , Flange With Flats 52 " 43064 3 Nut , Hex Lock 5 / 16 - 18 13 783 - 0380 2 Link , 15.80 " Long 53 . 43081 2 Washer , 6 / 16 " 14 783 - 0381 2 Link , 11.75 " Long 54 : Plate , Mounting ( L . H . ) 24285 1 15 24476 2 Link , 4.88 " Long 55 24284 1 Plate , Mounting ( R . H . ) 16 24311 56 47093 1 1 Rod , Spacer Keg , Plastic 17 43063 2 Hex Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 " • 23812 2 57 Brace , Side ( Weight Tray ) 18 43086 16 Lock Washer , 5 / 16 " 58 24288 1 Brace , Cross ( Weight Tray ) 19 24298 1 Bracket , Lift 59 24289 1 Tray , Weight 2O 683 - 0130 6O 43001 4 1 Assembly , Handle LiftBracket Hex Bolt , 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 " 21 747 - 3248A 1 Rod , Index Lift 61 43003 6 Lock Washer , 3 / 8 " 22 47277 1 Screw , Hex Slotted # 10 62 43082 4 Nut , Hex Lock 3 / 8 - 16 23 732 - 0306 63 43083 10 1 Spring , Compression Nut , Hex 5 / 16 - 18 24 : H9131311 1 Washer , 13 / 32 " x 13 / 16 " 64 43084 2 Hex Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 3 / 4 " 25 736 - 0400 1 Washer , . 218 " x . 62 ' 65 44326 4 Cardage Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 " 28 43064 66 43351 1 2 Nut , Hex Lock 5 / 16 - 18 Hex Bolt , 1 / 2 - 13 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 27 43182 2 Hex Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 " 87 43353 1 Lock Washer , 1 / 2 " 28 : H911111 _ 2 Washer , 11 / 32 x 11 / 16 x 3 / 64 68 43682 2 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 29 47338 1 Pin , Spring 1 / 4 " x 1 - 1 / 2 " 69 43790 1 Strap , Tarp 25 " Long 3O 46954 1 Pin , Attachment 7O 44215 2 Carriage Bolt , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 3 / 4 " 31 43343 71 44695 2 1 Pin , Haircotter # 4 ( 1 / 8 " ) Washer , Bowed 32 24354 72 712 - 0206 1 1 Plate , Side ( R . H . ) Nut , Hex 1 / 2 - 13 33 24283 73 738 - 0234 4 1 Plate , Side ( L . H , ) Bolt , Shoulder 34 750 - 1028A 1 Tube , Lift Handle 74 726 - 0178 3 Tie , Nylon 35 746 - 3060 1 Cable , Lift 75 63755 1 Assembly , Cable Release Trigger 36 712 - 0127 1 Nut , Flat Weld # 10 - 24 76 47317 1 Plastic Cap 37 710 - 1233 77 1 Screw , Oval # 10 - 24 x 1 " 43601 1 Washer , 1.59 " x 1.032 " x . 060 " 38 46446 1 Grip , Handle 78 47336 1 Pin , Spring 5 / 32 " x 1 - 1 / 2 " 39 47027 1 Tube , Crank Rod Support 79 47361 2 Slotted TruSs Hd . Bolt , 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 " 4O 741 - 0475 2 Bushing , 3 / 8 " Plastic 23
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047034 Owners manual
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
263562 Housing assembly
2043088 Washer 8pk
2143064 Nut 8pk
2243013 Nut 8pk
2343083 Nut 8pk
24715-0114 Pin
25750-0437 Bushing
26731-1379 Chute adapter
2743086 Washer 8pk
28736-0188 Washer
29736-0231 Washer
3618-0161A Gear
3043081 Washer 8pk
31741-0245 Flange bearing
32741-0309 Ball bearing
33741-0475 Plastic bush
34741-0496A Bearing, split, 3/4" (4)
3524279 Rear Skid shoe
3624294 Clutch frame
37784-5618 Bearing housing
3824393 Bracket, chute crank
3924281 Idler bracket
463579 Assembly, chute crank rod
4063565 Idler arm assembly
4124286 Pivot spacer
4263762 Idler bracket
4341576 Screw,hhcs,3
44710-0117 Hex bolt, 5/16-24 x 1"
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
5715296A Bearing housing
5808253B Bearing housing
5914088B Spacer spindle
624278 Scraper plate
6044377 Bolt
61736-0247 Flat washer
6243063 Screw 5pk
6346989 Belt, v type drive (55")
6447278 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
7545133 Spacer
76731-1320 Chute
77731-1313B 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
8843088 Washer 8pk
8943343 Pin 2pk
9703-2736 Cover, belt
9043350 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
9147037 Pin clip
92711-0198 Trunnion
9324394 Bracket, chute anti-rotation
941643-60 Knob
9563566 Bracket
9663567 Hanger bracket assembly, l.h.
9747073 Pulley keeper
9846948 Rod, engagement
99738-0234 Shoulder bolt
047034 Owners manual
163764 Lift shaft assembly
10R19171616 Washer
11736-0366 Washer, .64" x 1.12" (4)
12741-0192 Flange bearing
13783-0380 Link, 15.80" long
14783-0381 Link, 11.75" long
1524476 Link, 4.88" long
1624311 Spacer rod
1743063 Screw 5pk
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
2643064 Nut 8pk
2743182 Screw 5pk
28R19111116 Washer
2947338 Spring pin
3710-0964A Hex bolt, 5/8-18 x 1-1/4" (2)
3046954 Attachment pin
3143343 Pin 2pk
3224354 Plate, side (r.h.)
3324283 Plate
34750-1028A Lift handle
35746-3060 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
4443850 Pin 5pk
4563579 Assembly, chute crank rod
46784-5604 Handle, chute tilt
47720-0232 Knob
48603-0302 Assembly, chute tilt bracket
49731-1313B Guide - cable
5712-0386A Nut, hex slotted 5/8-16 (2)
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
6043001 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
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
743010 Pin 8pk
7044215 Carriage bolt
7144695 Bowed washer
72712-0206 Nut
73738-0234 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
943093 Pin 8pk