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JCRRFTSMRN 1 Operator's Manual Snow Thrower 9 Horsepower Electric Start Dual Stage Model 536.887992 CAUTION : Before using this product , read this manual and follow all of its Safety Rules and Operating Instructions . Manual del usario Quitanieves 9 caballos de fuerza ( hp ) Biet & pico Arranque el _ ctrico Modelo 536.887992 PRECAUCI6N : Antes de usar este producto , lea este manual y siga todas las reglas de seguridad e instrucciones de operaci6n . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 U . S . A . F - 031000L www . sears . com / craftsman
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WARRANTY STATEMENT . . . . . . 2 STORAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 SAFETY RULES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 TROUBLESHOOTING TABLE . . . 30 INTERNATIONAL SYMBOLS . . . . 4 REPAIR PARTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 ENGINE REPAIR PARTS . . . . . . . 52 OPERATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 SPANISH ( ESPA _ IOL ) . . . . . . . . . . 61 MAINTENANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 PARTS ORDERING / SERVICE . . SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENT . . 19 BACK COVER LIMITED TWO - YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN SNOW THROWER For two years from the date of purchase , when this Craftsman Snow thrower is maintained , lubricated , and tuned up according to the operating and maintenance instructions in the owner's manual , Sears will repair , free of charge , any defect in material or workmanship . If this Craftsman Snow thrower is used for commercial or rental purposes , this warranty ap - plies for only 90 days from the date of purchase . This warranty does not cover the following : Items which become wom during normal use , such as spark plugs , drive belts and shear pins . Repair necessary because of operator abuse or negligence , including bent crankshafts and the failure to maintain the equipment according to the instructions contained in the owner's manual . WARRANTY SERVICE IS AVAILABLE BY RETURNING THE CRAFTSMAN SNOW THROWER TO THE NEAREST SEARS SERVICE CENTER IN THE UNITED STATES . THIS WARRANTY APPLIES ONLY WHILE THIS PRODUCT IS IN USE IN THE UNITED STATES . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights which may vary from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , D817WA , Hoffman Estates . IL 60179 IT MEANS - - ATTENTION ! ! ! BECOME ALERT ! ! ! YOUR SAFETY IS INVOLVED . _ lb OOK FOR THIS SYMBOL TO POINT OUT IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS . nect the spark plug wire WARNING : Always discon - and place it where it cannot make contact with spark plug to Engine Exhaust , some of its constituents , and prevent accidental starting during : certain vehicle components contain or emit Preparation , Maintenance , or Stor - chemicals known to the State of California to age of your snow thrower . cause cancer and birth defects or other repro - ductive harm . IMPORTANT : Safety standards re - Battery posts , terminals and related accessories quire operator presence controls to contain lead and lead compounds , chemicals minimize the risk of injury . Your snow known to the State of California to cause cancer thrower is equipped with such controls . Do not attempt to defeat the function of and birth defects or other reproductive harm . WASH HANDS AFTER HANDLING . the operator presence control under any circumstances . F - 031000L 2
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8 _ Always wear safety glasses or eye shields TRAINING during operation or while performing an ad - 1 . Read this operating and service instruction justment or repair to protect eyes from manual carefully . Be thoroughly familiar foreign objects that may be thrown from the with the controls and the proper use of the snow thrower . snow thrower . Know how to stop the snow OPERATION thrower and disengage the controls quick - ly . 1 . Do not operate this snow thrower if you are 2 . Never allow children to operate the snow taking drugs or other medication which can thrower . Never allow adults to operate the cause drowsiness or affect your ability to snow thrower without proper instruction . operate this snow thrower . 3 . Keep the area of operation clear of all per - 2 . Do not use the snow thrower # you are sons , particularly small children end pets . mentally or physicallyunable to operate the snow thrower safely . 4 . Exercise caution to avoid slipping or falling 3 . Do not put hands or feet near or under ro - especially when operating in reverse . tating parts . Keep clear of the discharge opening at all times . PREPARATION 4 . Exercise extreme caution when operating 1 . Thoroughly inspect the area where the on or crossing gravel drives , walks or snow thrower is to be used and remove all roads . Stay alert for hidden hazards or doormats , sleds , boards , wires , and other traffic . foreign objects . 5 . After striking a foreign object , stop the en - 2 . Disengage all clutches before starting the gine ( motor ) , remove the wire from the engine ( motor ) . spark plug , thoroughly inspect snow thrower for any damage , and repair the 3 . Do not operate the snow thrower without damage before restarting and operating wearing adequate winter outer garments . the snow thrower . Wear footwear that will improve footing on 6 . If the snow thrower should start to vibrate slippery surfaces . abnormally , stop the engine ( motor ) and 4 . Handle fuel with care ; it is highly flam - check immediately for the cause . Vibration mable . is generally a warning of trouble . a . Use an approved fuel container . 7 . Stop the engine ( motor ) whenever you b . Never remove fuel tank cap or add fuel leave the operating position , before un - to a running engine ( motor ) or hot en - clogging the auger / impaller housing or dis - gine ( motor ) . charge chute and when making any c . Fill fuel tank outdoors with extreme repairs , adjustments , or inspections . care . Never fill fuel tank indoors . 8 . When cleaning , repairing , or inspecting , make certain the auger / impeller and all d . Replace fuel cap securely and wipe up moving parts have stopped and all controls spilled fuel . are disengaged . Disconnect the spark plug e . Never store fuel or snow thrower with wire and keep the wire away from the spark fuel in the tank inside of a building plug to prevent accidental starting . where fumes may reach an open flame 9 . Take all possible precautions when leaving or spark . the snow thrower unattended . Disengage f . Check fuel supply before each use , al - the auger / impeller , stop engine ( motor ) , lowing space for expansion as the heat and remove key . of the engine ( motor ) and / or sun can 10 . Do not run the engine ( motor ) indoors , ex - cause fuel to expand . cept when starting the engine ( motor ) and 5 . For all snow throwers with electric starting for transporting the snow thrower in or out motors use electric starting extension of the building . Open the outside doors ; ex - cords certified CSA / UL . Use only with a re - haust fumes are dangerous ( containing ceptecle that has been installed in accord - CARBON MONOXIDE , an ODORLESS ance with local inspection authorities . and DEADLY GAS ) . 6 . Never attempt to make any adjustments 11 . Do not clear snow across the face of while the engine ( motor ) is running ( except slopes . Exercise extreme caution when when specifically recommended by manu - changing direction on slopes . Do not at - facturer ) . tempt to clear steep slopes . 7 . Let engine ( motor ) and snow thrower ad - 12 . Never operate the snow thrower without just to outdoor temperatures before starting proper guards , plates or other safety pro - to clear snow . tective devices in place . 3 F - 031000L
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13 . Neveorperattheesnowthrowneer aern - MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE closureasu , tomobwileinsd , owwellsd , rop - 1 . Check shear bolts and other bolts at fre - offsa , ndMelike without proper adjustment quent intervals for proper tightness to be of Me snow discharge angle . Keep children sure the snow thrower is in safe working and pets away . condition . 14 . Do not overload the snow thrower capacity 2 . Never store the snow thrower with fuel in by attempting to clear snow at too fast a the tank inside a building where ignition rate . sources are present such as hot water end 15 . Never operate the snow thrower at high space heaters , clothas dryers , and the like . transport speeds on slippery surfaces . Allow the engine ( motor ) to cool before Look behind and use care when backing storing in any enclosure . up . 3 . Always refer to operator's guide instruc - 16 . Never direct discharge at bystanders or tions for important details if the snowed thrower is to be stored for an extend allow anyone in front of the snow thrower . period . 17 . Disengage powar to the collector / impeller 4 . Maintain or replace safety and instruction when snow thrower is transported or not in labels , as necessary . use . 5 . Run the snow thrower a few minutes after 18 . Use anly attachments and ascassorias ap - throwing snow to prevent freeze - up of the proved by the manufacturer of the snow augedimpeller . thrower ( such as tire chains , electric start kits , ect . ) . 19 . Never operate the snow thrower without _ IL WfoAr RuNsIeNGo : n sTidheiswaslnkos , w tdhrrivoewwearysis good visibility or light . Always be sure of and other ground level surfaces . your footing and keep a firm hold on the Caution should be exercised while using on handles . Walk ; never run . steep sloping surfaces . DO NOT USE 20 . Do not over - reach . Keep proper footing SNOW THROWER ON SURFACES ABOVE and balance at all times . GROUND LEVEL such as roofs of resi - 21 . Do not attempt to use snow thrower on a dences , garages , porches or other such roof . structures or buildings . IMPORTANT : Many of the following symbols are located on your snow thrower or on litera - ture supplied with the product . Before you operate the snow thrower , learn and understand the purpose for each symbol . CONTROL AND OPERATING SYMBOLS Slow Fast Electric Start Engine Start Engine Run H N Engine Off Engine Stop On Choke Off Choke On Neutral Throttle Primer Button Ignition Key Ignition Off Ignition On 4 F - 031000L
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Drive Clutch Forward Reverse Auger Clutch Auger Collector Engage Push To Engage Fuel Oil Fuel Oil Mixture Electric Starter Discharge DOWN Discharge UP Discharge LEFT Discharge RIGHT Weight Transfer Weight Transfer Transmission Ignition Key Lift Handle To Depress Pedal Insert To Run , Engage To Disengage Pull Out To Stop . Safety Warning Symbols O DANGER DANGER WARNING Thrown Objects . Thrown Objects . Keep Bystanders Away . Keep Bystanders Away . IMPORTANT DANGER DANGER Read Owner's Manual Avoid Injury From Stop The Engine Before Operating Rotating Auger . Keep Before Unclogging This Machine . Hands , Feet And Discharge Chute ! Clothing Away . WARNING STOP Hot Surface F - O31000L 5
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_ [ . , . " ] - , = . " 1 ] _ vI . _ _ ) li'd CONTENTS OF PARTS BAG ( ACTUAL SIZE ) 1 - Owner's Manuat ( not shown ) 1 - Packet of Fuel Stabilizer ( not shown ) 1 - Warranty Card ( not shown ) * Non - Assembly Parts , found in toolbox located on belt cover PARTS PACKED SEPARATELY IN CARTON ( NOT SHOWN FULL SIZE ) 2 - Ignition Keysngine ( Attached to e in plastic bag ) F - 031000L 6
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Figure 2 shows the snow thrower com - _ lb saAfeRtNy INgGla : ssAeslwaoyrseyweesahrields pletely assembled . while assembling snow References to the right or left hand side thrower . of the snow thrower are from the view - point of the operator's position behind TOOLS REQUIRED FOR the unit . ASSEMBLY 1 - Knife to cut carton Auger Drive Lever 2 - 1 / 2 inch wrenches Traction ( or adjustable wrenches ) Drive Lever 2 - 9 / 16 inch wrenches ( or adjustable wrenches ) Shifter 2 - 3 / 4 inch wrenches ( or adjustable wrenches ) 1 - Pliers ( to spread cotter pin ) 1 - Screwdriver Chute 1 - Measuring tape or ruler D _ le _ or Height Adjust ' Skid Figure 1 Figure 1 shows the snow thrower in the Figure 2 shipping position . TO REMOVE SNOW THROWER cures each height adjust skid to FROM CARTON the pallet . See Figure 2 . 1 . Locate all parts packed separately 5 . Roll snow thrower off the pallet by and remove from the carton . pulling on the lower handle . CAU - NOTE : Place fuel stabilizer in a TION : DO NOT back over control safe place until needed for storage . cables . 2 . Remove and discard the packing 6 . Remove all packing material from material from around the snow the unit . thrower . 7 . Cut ties securing the clutch control 3 . Cut down all four corners of the car - cable to the lower handle and lay ton and lay the panels flat . cable back away from the motor 4 . For shipping purposes , the height frame . adjust skids are attached to the pallet . Remove the screw that se - F - 031000L
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TO ASSEMBLE THE HANDLE AND 6 . Install the fasteners that were re - CRANK ASSEMBLY moved in step 4 . DO NOT tighten 1 . Cut tie holding shift rod to lower until all bolts are in place . handle and move shifter to the first forward gear . 2 . Cut and discard the plastic tie that secures the crank assembly . Left Side Of _ \ Upper Handle 3 . Loosen , but do not remove , the screws , flatwashers , Iockwashers , and hex nuts in the upper holes of the lower handle . See Figure 3 . 4 . Remove the fasteners and the eye - bolt from the lower holes of the low - 3 / 8 " Nylon er handle See Figure 5 . / Loosen , Flatwasher but do not Eye Bolt remove Figure 5 , , _ 11 / 32 " Flatwasher 5 / 7 . Attach the crank rod to the universal / joint assembly with the hair pin . See 5 / 16 " / Screw Figure 6 . 8 . Tighten nut on eye bolt . Make sure 5 / 16 " Split j eye bolt is properly aligned and the Lockwasher crank can freely rotate . Figure 3 9 . Tighten all handle bolts . NOTE : Make sure the cables are not caught between the upper and lower handle . 5 . Raise the upper handle into operat - ing position . NOTE : If the cables have become dis - connected form the drive levers , rein - stall the cables as shown in Figure 4 . Lever " Z " Fitting Figure 6 Control Cable Figure 4 F - 031000L 8
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NOTE : If the cables have become dis - connected , connect cables as shown in Figure 7 . Traction Drive Cable Auger Drive Cable Figure 7 HOW TO SET THE SKID HEIGHT Your snow thrower is equipped with height for different conditions , see To height adjust skids on the outside of the Adjust Skid Height paragraph in the auger housing . To adjust the skid Service And Adjustment section . HOW TO SET THE LENGTH OF THE CABLES The cables were adjusted at the factory be too tight or too loose . If an adjust - and no adjustments should be neces - ment is necessary , see " How To Check sary . However , after the handles are put And Adjust The Cables " in the Service in the operating position , the cables can And Adjustment section . _ " CHECKLIST Before you operate your new snow While learning how to use your snow thrower , to ensure that you receive the thrower , pay extra attention to the fol - best performance and satisfaction from lowing important items : this quality product , please review the following checklist : _ " Engine oil is at proper level . _ " All assembly instructions have been _ " Make sure gas tank is filled properly completed . with clean , fresh , unleaded gasoline . _ " The discharge chute rotates freely . _ " Become familiar with all controls - _ " No remaining loose parts in carton . their location and function . Operate _ " Check the fasteners . Make sure all controls before starting engine . fasteners are tight . _ " On electric start models , the unit was shipped with the starter cord plugged into the engine . Before operating , un - plug the starter cord from the engine . F - 031000L 9
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KNOW YOUR SNOW THROWER READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR SNOW THROWER . Compare the illustrations with your SNOW THROWER to familiarize yourself with the location of various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . Electric Auger _ - _ ( left hand ) Start Drive Lever Button ( right hand ) Primer Ignition Switch Crank 3ox Gas Assembly Cap Chute Deflector Dische _ e Ch _ e Gas Tank Choke Control Recoilr Throttle Starte Control Handle Height Adjust Shear Pin Skid Scraper Bar Figure 8 Recoil Starter Handle - Starts the en - Auger Drive Lever - Starts and stops the auger and impeller ( snow gathering gine manually . and throwing ) Choke Control - Used to start a cold Traction Drive Lever - Propels rthese . engine . snow thrower forward and in reve Primer Button - Injects fuel directly into Speed Shifter Lever - Selects t _ e the carburetor manifold for fast starts in speed of t _ e snow thrower ( 6 speeds for - cold weather . ward and 2 speeds reverse ) . Throttle Control - Controls the engine Crank Assembly - Changes the direc - speed . tion of snow throwing through the dis - charge chute . Electric Start Button - ( if so equipped ) Used to start the engine using the 120 V Chute Deflector - Changes the distance electric starter . the snow is thrown . Discharge Chute - Changes the height Shear Pin - Shear pins are designed to and direction t _ e snow is thrown . break ( to protectthe machine ) if an ob - iect becomes lodged in the auger hous - Height Adjust Skid - Adjusts the ground ing . clearance of the auger housing . Toolbox - Spare shear pins and spacers Ignition Key - Must be inserted to start are located in toolbox . the engine . 10 F - 031000L
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Theoperatioonfanysnowthrowecran the speed you desire by moving the resulitnforeigonbjectbseingthrown speed shifter lever left into the ap - intotheeyesw , hichcanresulitnse - propriate notches on the shift lever vereeyedamageA . lwaywsearsafety plate : glasseosreyeshieldwshileoperating Speeds 1,2 - Wet , Heavy thesnowthrower . Speed 3 - Light Werecommesntdandarsdafety glasseosrawidevisionsafetymaskfor Speed 4 - Very Light overyourglasses . Speed 5,6 - Transport only 2 . Engage the traction drive lever ( left Manual before operating _ lb ARNING : Read Owner's hand ) . As the snow thrower starts machine . Never direct dis - to move , maintain a firm hold on the charge toward bystanders . Stop the handles , and guide the snow throw - engine before unclogging discharge er along the clearing path . Do not chute or auger housing and before attempt to push the snow thrower . leaving the machine , 3 . To move the snow thrower back - TO STOP YOUR ward , move the speed shifter lever SNOW THROWER right into first or second reverse and 1 . To stop throwing snow , release the engage the traction drive lever ( left auger drive lever . hand ) . 2 . To stop the wheels , release the IMPORTANT : Do not move the speed traction drive lever . shifter lever while the traction lever 3 . To stop the engine , push the is down . throttle control lever to off and pull out the ignition key . TO THROW SNOW TO CONTROL SNOW DISCHARGE 1 . Turn the chute control rod to set the 1 . Push down the auger driver lever direction of the snow throwing . ( right hand ) . 2 . Loosen the wing knob on the chuteo 2 . Release to stop throwing snow . deflector and move the deflector t set the distance . Move the deflector TO USE WHEEL LOCKOUT PIN ( Up ) for more distance , ( Down ) for less distance . Then tighten the 1 . The right hand wheel is secured to wing knob ( See Figure 9 ) . the axle with a klick pin . This unit was shipped with this klick pin in the locked position ( through wheel hole ) . See Figure 10 . K ] ick Pin Figure 9 HOW TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD 1 . To shift , release the traction drive - Wheel Drive lever ( left hand ) and move the Locked speed shifter lever to the speed you Position Figure 10 desire . Ground speed is deter - mined by snow conditions . Select Fu031000L 11
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2 . Remove the oil fill cap / dipstick . 2 . For ease of maneuverability in light Check the oil . snow conditions , disconnect the klick pin from the wheel locked 3 . If necessary , add oil until the oil position and push into the single reaches the FULL mark on the oil fill wheel drive position ( unlocked axle cap / dipstick ( see Figure 12 ) . Do not hole only ) . See Figure 11 . add too much oil . 011Fill C _ p / Dipstick _ - _ ' _ g NOTE : Oil level _ ) y must . be between Full and Add Figure 11 mark Figure 12 NOTE : Make sure that the klick pin is 4 . Tighten the fill cap / dipstick securely in the single wheel drive position of the each time you check the oil level . axle only and not through the locked position . NOTE : S . A . E . 5W30 motor oil may be used to make starting easier in areas BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE where temperature is consistently 20 ° E 1 . Before you service or start the en - or lower . gine , familiarize yourself with the FILL GAS : snow thrower . Be sure you under - stand the function and location of all The engine is certified to comply with controls . California and US EPA emission regula - 2 . Check the tension of clutch cable tions for ULGE ( Utility or Lawn and Gar - before starting the engine . See To den Equipment ) engines . ULGE Adjust The Control Cable para - engines are certified to operate on reg - graph in the Service & Adjust - ular unleaded gasoline . ments section of this manual . 3 . Be sure that all fasteners are tight . fuels ( called gasohol or , _ WARNING : Alcohol blended 4 . Make sure the height adjust skids those using ethanol or are properly adjusted . See To Ad - methanol ) can attract moisture just Skid Height paragraph in the which leads to separation and Service & Adjustments section of formation of acids during storage . this manual . Acidic gas can damage the fuel sys - tem of an engine while in storage . 5 . Check tire pressure ( 14 - 17 pounds ) . Do not exceed maximum NOTE : To avoid engine problems , the amount of pressure . fuel system must be emptied before CHECK THE OIL : storage for 30 days or longer . Start the NOTE : The engine was shipped from engine and let it run until the fuel lines the factory filled with oil . Check the lev - and carburetor are empty . Use fresh el of the oil . Add oil as needed . fuel next season . See the Storage section in this manual for additional in - TO Add Oil formation . 1 . Make sure the unit is level . Never use engine or carburetor cleaner NOTE : Do not check the level of the products in the fuel tank or permanent oil while the engine runs . damage may occur . 12 F - 031000L
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Fillthefueltankonlywithafresh , cleanu , nleaderdegulaur , nleadepdre - equipped with a three - wire 4 _ lk WARNING : The starter nisd miumo , rreformulataeudtomotivgeas - power cord and plug a is oline . DONOTuseleadegdasoline . designed to operate on 120 volt AC Makesurethatthecontaineyor upour household current . It must be prop - thegasolinferomiscleanandfreefrom erly grounded at all times to avoid rustorothefroreignparticlesN . ever the possibility of electrical shock usegasolintehatmaybestalefrom which may be injurious to operator . longperiodosfstoragienthecontainer . Follow all instructions carefully as set forth in the " To Start En - _ b ARNING : Gasoline is flam - gine " section . mable . Always use caution Determine that your house wiring when handling or storing is a three - wire grounded system . gasoline . Ask a licensed electrician if you • Do not fill fuel tank while snow are not sure . If your house wire thrower is running , when it is hot , system is not a three - wire system , or when snow thrower is in an en - do not use this electric starter un - closed area . der any conditions . • Keep away from open flame or an If your system is grounded and a electrical spark and do not smoke three - hole receptacle is not avail - while filling the fuel tank . able at the point your starter will • Never fill the tank completely . Fill normally be used , one should be the tank to within 1 / 4 " - 1 / 2 " from installed by a licensed electrician . the top to provide space for ex - When connecting 120 volt AC pansion of fuel . " Power Cord " , always connect the • Always fill fuel tank outdoors and cord to the Switch Box on the en - use a funnel or spout to prevent gine first , then plug the other end spilling . into the three - hole grounded re - • Make sure to wipe up any spilled ceptacle . When disconnecting fuel before stating the engine . " Power Cord " , always unplug the • Store gasoline in a clean , ap - end in the three - hole grounded re - proved container and keep the ceptacle first . cap in place on the container . How TO Start A Cold Engine TO STOP ENGINE 1 . Be sure auger drive and traction drive levers are in the disengaged To stop engine , move the throttle con - ( RELEASED ) position . trol lever to " STOP " position and re - 2 . Move throttle control to " FAST ' move key . Keep the key in a safe place . The engine will not start without position . the key . 3 . Insert the ignition key into the igni - tion slot . Make sure it snaps into TO START ENGINE place . Do not turn key . 4 . Rotate choke knob clockwise to the Be sure that the engine has sufficient choke ON position . oil . The snow thrower engine is equipped with a 120 volt A . C . electric 5 . ( Electric Start ) Plug the power cord starter and recoil starter . Before start - into the switch box on the engine . ing the engine , be certain that you have Plug the other end of power cord read the following information . into a three - hole , grounded 120 VOLT , AC receptacle . 13 F - 031000L
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[ e ] d _ : T _ , _ | [ e _ ] 6 . Push the primer button as speci - How To Start A Warm Engine fied below . Remove finger from If restarting a warm engine after a short primer button between pushes . shutdown , leave the choke lever in the off position and do not push the primer Do not push if temperature button . If the engine fails to start , follow above 50 ° F ( 10 ° C ) . the Cold Start instructions . Push two times iftemperature is FROZEN STARTER 50 ° F ( 10 ° C ) to 15 ° F ( - 10 ° C ) . If the starter is frozen and will not turn Push four times if temperature is engine : below 15 ° F ( - 10 ° C ) . 1 . Pull as much rope out of the starter as possible . Push five times if temperature is 2 . Release the starter handle and let it below 0 ° F ( - 18 ° C ) . snap back against the starter . Re - 7 . ( Electric Start ) Push down on the peat until the engine starts . starter button until the eengine To help prevent possible freeze - up of starts . Do not crank for mor than recoil starter and engine controls , pro - 10 seconds at a time . This electric ceed as follows after each snow remov - starter is thermally protected . If aJjob . overheated it will stop automatically 1 . With the engine running , pull the and can be restarted only when it starter rope hard with a continuous has cooled to a safe temperature ( a full arm stroke three or four times . wait of about 5 to 10 minutes is re - Pulling of starter rope will produce a quired ) . loud clattering sound . This is not 8 . ( Recoil Start ) Rapidly pull the re - harmful to the engine or starter . coil starter handle . Do not allow 2 . With the engine not running , wipe all the recoil starter handle to snap snow and moisture from the carbu - back . Slowly return the recoil start - retor cover in area of control levers . er handle . Also move throttle control , choke control , and starter handle several 9 . If the engine does not start in 5 or 6 times . tries , See Difficult Starting in the " Troubleshooting Table " . gine indoors or in enclosed , 10 . When the engine starts , move the _ lb ARNING : Never run en - poorly ventilated areas . En - choke control to " 1 / 2 choke " posi - gine exhaust contains CARBON tion . When engine runs smoothly , MONOXIDE , AN ODORLESS AND move choke control to the off Position . DEADLY GAS . Keep hands , feet , hair and loose clothing away from 11 . ( Electric Start ) First disconnect any moving parts on engine and power cord from receptacle . Then , snow thrower . disconnect the power cord from the switch box . The temperature of muffler and nearby areas may exceed 150 ° 1 = . 12 . Run engine at full throttle " FAST " Avoid these areas . when throwing snow . • DO NOT allow children or young Allow the engine to warm up for several teenagers to operate or be near minutes before blowing snow in temper - atures below 0 ° R snow thrower while it is operat - ing . Fu031000L 14
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TO REMOVE SNOW FROM AUGER stick to remove snow from the auger housing . _ lb WARNING : Do not attempt Release auger drive lever . Move throttle lever to stop position . to remove snow or debris that may become lodged in Remove ( do not turn ) ignition key . auger without taking the following Disconnect spark plug wire . precautions : Do not place your hands in the au - A cleaning stick is attached to the top of ger or discharge chute . Use the the auger housing . Use the cleaning cleaning stick to remove snow . SNOW THROWING TIPS skids upward so that the scraper bar touches the ground . 1 . For maximum snow thrower efficien - 6 . On gravel or crushed rock surfaces , cy in removing snow , adjust ground set the skids at 1 - 1 / 4 " below the speed , NEVER the throttle . Go scraper bar . See To Adjust Skid slower in deep , freezing or wet Height paragraph in the Service & snow . Ifthe wheels slips , reduce Adjustments section of this manu - forward speed . The engine is de - al . Rocks and gravel must not be signed to deliver maximum perfor - picked up and thrown by the ma - mance at full throttle and should be chine . run at this power setting at all times . 7 . After the snow throwing job has 2 . Most efficient snow throwing is ac - been completed , allow the engine to complished when the snow is re - idle for a few minutes , which will moved immediately after if fails . melt snow and accumulated ice off 3 . For complete snow removal , slightly the engine . overlap each path previously taken . 8 . Clean the snow thrower thoroughly 4 . The snow should be discharged after each use . down wind whenever possible . 9 . Remove ice and snow accumulation and all debris from the entire snow 5 . For normal usage , set the skids so that the scraper bar is 1 / 8 " above thrower , and flush with water ( if pos - the skids . For extremely hard - sible ) to remove all salt or other packed snow surfaces , adjust the chemicals . Wipe snow thrower dry . Fu031000L 15
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hV ! _ ' _ , I ! _ IIi : 1 _ r _ , ! _ [ o ] _ SERVICERECORDS Fillindatesasyou Before Every Every Every completreegular Each 5 10 25 Each Before SERVICE service . Use Often Hours Hours Hours Season Stcrage DATES Chain Lubrication _ / Change Engine Oit _ / _ / Remove Fuel * Adjust after 2 to 4 hours of use . GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS AFTER EACH USE Run the machine to clear the auger The warranty on this snow thrower of snow . does not cover items that have been To prevent freezing of the auger or subjected to operator abuse or negli - controls , remove all snow and slush gence . To receive full value from the from the snow thrower . warranty , the operator must maintain the snow thrower as instructed in this Check for any loose or damaged manual . parts . qRghten any loose fasteners . Some adjustments will need to be made periodically to properly maintain Check and maintain the auger . your snow thrower . Check controls to make sure they are functioning properly . If any parts are worn or damaged , replace immediately . F - O31OOOL 16
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hV ! _ ' _ , I ! _ IIi : 1 _ r _ , ! _ [ o ] _ PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Chain HORSEPOWER 9 HP DISPLACEMENT 19,34cuJn . GASOLINE 4 quads CAPACITY ( unleaded ) OIL CAPACITY 5W30 ( 20 oz capacity ) Figure 13 SPARK PLUG : Champion RJt9LM ( Gap . 030 in , ) or AUGER GEAR BOX equivalent The auger gear box is lubricated at the VALVE CLEARANCE : Intake : . 010 In , factory and should not require addition - al lubrication . If for some reason the Exhaust : . 010 In , lubricant should leak out , have auger gear case checked by a competent re - SNOW THROWER pairman . AUGER DRIVE BELT ENGINE Adjust the auger drive belt after the first LUBRICATION 2 to 4 hours of use , again about mid - Check the crankcase oil level before season and twice each season thereaf - starting the engine and after each five ter ( See to " Belt Adjustment " in the ( 5 ) hours of continuous use . See Service and Adjustment section ) . Figure 14 . Add S . A . E 5W30 motor oil as needed . Tighten fill cap / dipstick se - CHAIN LUBRICATION EVERY 25 HOURS curely each time you check the oil lev - el . 1 . Position speed selector lever in first ( 1 ) forward gear . Oil Fill Cap / Di _ 2 . Stand the snow blower up on the auger housing end . I 2 NOTE : When the crank case if filled with oil , do not leave the snow blower standing up on the auger housing for an extended period of time . 3 . Remove the bottom panel . Figure 14 4 . Lubricate the chains with a chain Change the oil every twenty - five ( 25 ) type lubricant . hours or at least once a year if the 5 . For storage , wipe the hexshaft and snow thrower is not used for twenty - sprockets with 5W30 motor oil . five ( 25 ) hours . NOTE : Clean all excess grease or TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL oil found on the rubber friction 1 . Position the snow thrower so that wheel or the disc drive plate . the oil drain plug is at the lowest CAUTION : Do not allow grease or point on the engine . oil to contact the rubber friction 2 . Remove the oil drain plug and the wheel or the disc drive plate . oil fill cap / dipstick . Drain the oil into a suitable container . 6 . Install the bottom panel . 17 F - 031000L
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hVJ ' _ I , 1 ! IIi : 11r _ , ! 1 [ o ] _ NOTE : The oil will drain more freely S . A . E . 5W30 motor oil , pouring when the engine is warm . slowly . DO NOT OVERFILL . See 3 . After draining all the oil , reinstall the " To Add Oil " in the Operation Sec - tion . oil drain plug securely . 4 . Fill the engine crankcase with SPARK PLUG 3 . Before installing the spark plug , coat the threads lightly with oil for Check the spark plug every twenty - easy removal . Tighten the spark five ( 25 ) hours . Replace the spark plug plug to a torque of 15 foot - pounds . if the electrodes are pitted or burned or Feeler Gauge O . 03O " if the porcelain is cracked . 1 . Make sure the spark plug is clean . Clean the spark plug by carefully scraping the electrodes ( do not sand blast or use a wire brush ) . 2 . Check the spark plug gap with a Spark Plug feeler gauge and reset gap to 0.30 " Figure 15 if necessary . See Figure 15 . Fu031000L 18
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raise the adjustable skids . Tighten nect the spark plug wire and the mounting nuts . See Figure 16 . _ lb ARNING : Always discon - place it where it cannot NOTE : For rocky or uneven surfaces , make contact with spark plug to pre - raise the front of the snow thrower by vent accidental starting when mak - moving the skids down . ing any adjustments or repairs . maintain proper ground _ ARNING : Be certain ttoicular TO ADJUST SKID HEIGHT clearance for your par This snow thrower is equipped with two area to be cleared . Objects such as height adjustment skids , located on gravel , rocks or other debris , if the outside of the auger housing . See struck by the impeller , may be Figure 16 . thrown with sufficient force to cause These skids elevate the front of the personal injury , property damage or snow thrower . damage to the snow thrower . TO ADJUST SCRAPER BAR Nuts After considerable use , the metal scrap - er bar will have a definite wear pattern . The scraper bar in conjunction with the skids should always be adjusted to al - 0 low 1 / 8 " between the scraper bar and the sidewalk or area to be cleaned . 1 . Position the snow thrower on a level g Height Adjust Skid surface . Figure 16 2 , Make sure both tires are equally in - flated . Proper tire pressure is 14to For normal hard surfaces , such as a 17 PSI . See side of tire for maxi - paved driveway or walk , adjust the mum inflation . Do not exceed maxi - skids as follows . mum sidewall pressure on tire . 1 . Position the snow thrower on a level 3 , Loosen the carriage bolts and nuts surface . securing the scraper bar to the au - 2 . Make sure both tires are equally in - ger housing . flated . Proper tire pressure is 14 to 4 . Adjust the scraper bar to the proper 17 PSI . See side of tire for maxi - position . mum inflation . Do not exceed maxi - mum sidewall pressure on tire . 5 . Tighten the carriage bolts and nuts , making sure that the scraper bar is 3 . Place the extra shear bolts supplied parallel with the working surface . ( found in parts bag ) under each end of the scraper bar next to the 6 . For extended operation , the scraper adjustable skids . bar may be reversed . If the scraper bar must be replaced due to wear , 4 . Loosen the mounting nuts that hold the adjustable skids . To bring the remove the carriage bolts and nuts front of the snow thrower down , and install a new scraper bar . F - O31000L 19
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BELT ADJUSTMENT 5 . Have someone engage auger drive clutch . Check tension on belt ( op - Traction Drive Belt posite idler pulley ) . Belt should de - flect about 1 / 2 inch ( 12.5 mm ) with The traction drive belt has constant moderate pressure ( Figure 18 ) . You spring pressure and does not require may have to move idler pulley more an adjustment . If the traction drive belt than once to obtain the correct ten - is slipping , replace the belt . See " How sion . To Replace The Belts " in the Service And Adjustment section . Auger ( _ _ _ EDgiVnee Auger Drive Belt - - _ , _ Pulley If your snow blower will not discharge J _ , _ 0 1 / 2 inch snow , check the control cable adjust - . - - " , _ ( 12.5ram ) ment . If it is correct , then check the idler _ s _ C / tc . _ ' _ \ _ ' _ Deflection condition of the auger drive belt . If it is Pu , , ey " : , \ damaged or loose , replace it ( see " How Engaged _ uJ ' , To Replace The Belts " in this section of the manual ) . 1 . Disconnect spark plug wire . 2 . Remove screw from belt coven Remove belt cover ( see Figure 17 ) . Figure 18 6 . Reinstall belt cover . 7 . Whenever belts are adjusted or re - placed , the cables will need to be adjusted . ( See Cable Adjustment in this section of the manual ) . 8 . Attach the spark plug wire . HOW TO REPLACE THE BELTS The drive belts are of special construc - tion and must be replaced with original equipment replacement belts available Belt Cover from your nearest Sears service center . Some steps require the assistance of a second person . How To Remove the Auger Drive Belt 3 . Loosen nut on auger idler pulley and move auger idler pulley towards If the auger drive belt is damaged , the belt about 1 / 8 inch ( 3 mm ) ( see snow thrower will not discharge snow . Figure 20 ) . Replace the damaged belt as follows . 1 . Disconnect the spark plug wire . 2 . Loosen the bolts on each side of 4 . Tighten nut . the bottom panel ( see Figure 19 ) . 2O F - O31000L
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3 . Remove the bottom panel . from the engine pulley . Replace the auger drive belt with an original Bolt Bottomel Pan equipment replacement belt avail - able from a Sears service center . 8 . Install the new auger drive belt onto the auger drive pulley and onto pulley . Augersing Hou 9 . Adjust the auger drive belt . See " How To Adjust The Auger Drive Belt " in the Service And Adjustment section . 10 . Adjust the belt guide . See " How To Adjust The Belt Guide " in the Ser - vice And Adjustment section . Figure 19 11 . Install the belt cover . Tighten 4 . Remove screw from belt cover . screw ( See Figure 17 ) . Remove the belt cover ( see 12 . Check the adjustment of the cables . Figure 17 ) . See " How To Check And Adjust The Cables " in the Service And Adjust - 5 . Loosen the belt guide . Pull the belt ment section . guide away from the auger drive pulley ( see Figure 20 ) . 13 . Install the bottom panel ( see 6 . Pull the idler pulley away from the Figure 19 ) . auger drive belt . 14 . Tighten the bolts on each side of the bottom panel . 7 . Remove the old auger drive belt from the auger drive pulley and 15 . Connect the spark plug wire . _ Traction Drive Belt Engine Pulley Belt Guide Auger Drive Pulley ' \ _ 11 _ Auger Idler Pulley Auger Drive Belt Traction Drive Spring Traction Drive Belt E - Ring Traction Drive Pulley Swing Plate Engine Axle Rod Pulley Figure 20 F - 031000L 21
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How To Remove plate is properly secured ( see The Traction Drive Belt Figure 21 ) . If the snow thrower will not move for - ward , check the traction drive belt for wear or damage . If the traction drive belt is worn or damaged , replace the belt as follows . 1 . Disconnect the spark plug wire . 2 . Remove the auger drive belt . See " How To Remove The Auger Drive Belt " in the Service And Adjustment section . 3 . Remove the e - ring from one end of Alignment Tubs Figure 21 the swing plate axle rod . Remove the swing plate axle rod to allow NOTE : If the drive will not engage after the traction drive belt has the swing plate to pivot forward ( see Figure 20 ) . been replaced , then check to make sure that the swing plate is positioned between the align - 4 . Remove the traction drive spring . ment tabs . 5 . Remove the old traction drive belt from the traction drive pulley and 11 . Install and adjust the auger drive belt . See " How To Remove The Au - from the engine pulley . Replace the traction drive belt with an origi - ger Drive Belt " in the Service And nal equipment replacement belt Adjustment section . available from a Sears service cen - ter . 12 . Adjust the belt guide . See " How To Adjust The Belt Guide " in the Ser - 6 . Install the new traction drive belt vice And Adjustment section . onto the traction drive pulley and onto engine pulley . 13 . Install the bottom panel ( see Figure 19 ) . 7 . Make sure the traction drive idler pulley is properly aligned with the 14 . Tighten the bolts on each side of traction drive belt . the bottom panel . 8 . Attach the traction drive spring . 15 . Install the belt cover . Tighten screw ( see Figure 17 ) . 9 . Install the swing plate axle rod and secure with the e - ring removed 16 . Check the adjustment of the cables . earlier . See " How To Check And Adjust The Cables " in the Service And Adjust - ment section . 10 . The bottom of the swing plate must be positioned between the align - 17 . Connect the spark plug wire . ment tabs . Make sure the swing 22 Fu031000L
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BELT GUIDE ADJUSTMENT " Z " Fitting 1 . Remove spark plug wire . 2 . Have someone engage auger drive . 3 . Measure the distance between the belt guide and belt . The distance should be 1 / 8 inch ( 3.175 mm ) for guide . See Figure 22 . Figure 23 _ . O _ z Belt Guide \ 1 / 8 Inch _ _ \ ' _ ' _ ( 3,175 ram ) 2 . The center of the " Z " fitting should be between the center and top of Auger Id _ " i _ D _ - \ \ the hole in the clutch lever . Adjust either the auger drive cable or the traction drive cable as as necessary according to the following instruc - tions . EPUllgeJed ) _ _ Auger Drive Cable Adjustment 1 . Run the engine until the fuel tank is Figure 22 empty and the engine stops . 2 . Stand the snow thrower up on the 4 . If adjustment is necessary , loosen front end of the auger housing . belt guide mounting bolt . Move belt guide to the correct position . Tight - 3 . Push cable through spring to ex - en mounting bolt . pose the threaded portion of the 5 . Reinstall belt cover . cable ( see Figure 24 ) . 6 . Reconnect spark plug wire . HOW TO CHECK AND ADJUST THE CABLES Square The cables are adjusted at the factory and no adjustment should be neces - End sary . If the cables have become Cable Spring stretched or are sagging adjustment will be necessary . Whenever belts are adjusted or re - placed , the cables will need to be ad - justed . To check for correct adjustment , un - Locknut hook " Z " fitting at clutch lever ( see Figure 24 Figure 23 ) . 1 . Move clutch lever to the full forward 4 . Hold square end of threaded portion position ( just contacting plastic with pliers and adjust Iocknut in or bumper ) . Holding cable tight , note out until correct adjustment is position of fitting to hole in clutch le - reached . Pull cable back through ver . spring and connect cable . 23 F - 031000L
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TRACTION DRIVE CABLE ADJUSTMENT 1 . Run the engine until the fuel tank is 7 . Push the bottom of the traction empty and the engine stops . drive cable through the cable ad - 2 . Stand the snow thrower up on the justment bracket until the " Z " hook can be removed . front end of the auger housing . 3 . Loosen the bolts on each side of 8 . Remove the " Z " hook from the the bottom panel ( see Figure 25 ) . cable adjustment bracket . Move the " Z " hook down to the next ad - justment hole . Bolt Bottom Panel 9 . Pull the traction drive cable up through the cable adjustment bracket . 10 . Put the cable boot over the cable adjustment bracket . Auger 11 . Install the " Z " hook to the traction Housing drive lever ( see Figure 23 ) . 12 . To check the adjustment , depress the drive lever and check the length of one of the drive springs . In cor - rect adjustment , the length of the drive spring is : minimum 3 " ( 76 mm . ) Figure 25 maximum 3 - 3 / 8 " ( 85 mm . ) ( see Figure 27 ) . 4 . Remove the bottom panel . 5 . Disconnect the " Z " fitting from the drive lever ( see Figure 23 ) . 6 . Slide the cable boot off the cable adjustment bracket ( see 3 " min . , Figure 26 ) . 3 - 3 / 8 " max . Traction _ / / ' _ Figure 27 Cable Boot 2 y3 " J N U \ Hook Cable Adjustment / 7 Bracket Figure 26 F - O31000L 24
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HOW TO ADJUST OR REPLACE 5 . Install the bottom panel ( see THE FRICTION WHEEL Figure 28 ) . 6 . Tighten the bolts on each side of the bottom panel . How To Check The Friction Wheel Holt Bottom Panel If the snow thrower will not move for - ward , check the traction drive belt , the traction drive cable or the friction wheel . If the friction wheel is worn or damaged , Auger it must be replaced . See " How To Re - Housing place the Friction Wheel " in this section . If the friction wheel is not worn or dam - aged , check as follows . 1 . Run the engine until the fuel tank is empty and the engine stops . Bolt 2 . Stand the snow thrower up on the \ \ front end of the auger housing Figure 28 ( see Figure 28 ) . 3 . Disconnect the spark plug wire . 4 . Loosen the bolts on each side of the bottom panel ( see Figure 28 ) . 5 . Remove the bottom panel . 6 . Position the shift speed lever in the lowest forward speed . 7 . Note the position of the friction wheel ( see Figure 29 ) . The correct distance " A " from the right side of the friction wheel to the outside of the motorbox is as fallows : Figure 29 Tire Size Distance " A " 12 and 13 inch 4 - 1 / 8 " Speed Control Rod 16 inch 4 - 5 / 16 " If the friction wheel is not in the correct position , adjust according to the following instructions . How To Adjust The Friction Wheel 1 . Position the shift speed lever in the lowest forward speed . Lo ' - - _ sen Holt _ _ 2 . Loosen the bolts on the speed control rod ( see Figure 30 ) . 3 . Move the friction wheel to the cor - rect position ( see Figure 29 ) . 4 . Tighten the bolts on the speed Figure 30 control rod ( see Figure 30 ) . 25 F - 031000L
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How To Replace The Friction Wheel If the friction wheel is worn or damaged , the snow thrower will not move forward . The friction wheel must be replaced as follows . 1 . Run the engine until the fuel tank is Wheel Bottom Panel empty and the engine stops . Figure 31 2 . Stand the snow thrower up on the front end of the auger housing ( 4 ) . ( see Figure 28 ) . 3 . Disconnect the spark plug wire . 4 . Remove the fasteners that secure the right wheel . Remove the right wheel from the axle ( see Figure 31 ) 5 . Loosen the bolts on each side of the bottom panel . 6 . Remove the bottom panel . Chain Figure 32 7 . Remove the fasteners that secure the drive sprocket to the axle ( see Figure 32 ) . 8 . Remove the left wheel , axle , and drive sprocket . 9 . Remove the four bolts that hold the Bolts bearings on each side of the hax shaft ( see Figure 33 ) . 10 . Remove the hex shaft and bear - ings . Figure 33 NOTE : Take special note of the posi - tion of the washers on the hex shaft . F - O31000L 26
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11 . Remove the three fasteners that 17 . Check the adjustment of the friction hold the friction wheel to the hub wheel . See " How To Adjust The Friction Wheel " in this section . ( see Figure 34 ) . 18 . Make sure the friction wheel and the 12 . Remove the friction wheel from the disc drive plate are free from grease hub . Slip the friction wheel off the or oil . hex shaft . 19 . Install the bottom panel ( see 13 . Assemble the new friction wheel Figure 31 ) . onto hub with the fasteners re - 20 . Tighten the bolts on each side of moved earlier . the bottom panel . 14 . Install the hex shaft and bearings 21 . Install the right wheel to the axle with the four bolts removed earlier with the fasteners removed earlier . ( see Figure 35 ) . 22 . Connect the spark plug wire . Make sure the washers are prop - Friction Fasteners Hub Wheel erly installed in the original posi - tion . Also , make sure the two washers are properly aligned with the actuator arms . Hex Shaft 15 . Make sure the hex shaft turns free - 16 . Install the left wheel , axle , and drive sprocket with the fasteners removed earlier . Install the chain Fasteners onto the drive sprocket ( see Figure 34 Figure 32 ) . Bearings Actuator Arms Bearings / Washer Washer \ Washer Figure 35 F - O31000L 27
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HOW TO REPLACE 2 . Disconnect the spark plug wire . Make sure all moving parts have THE AUGER SHEAR BOLT stopped . The augers are secured to the auger 3 . Align the hole in the auger with the shaff with special shear bolts . These hole in the auger shaft . Install the shear bolts are designed to break and new shear pin and spacer . See protect the machine if an object be - Figure 36 . comes lodged in the auger housing . Do 4 . Connect the spark plug wire . not use a harder bolt as the protection provided by the shear bolt will be lost . protect the machine , use , _ WARNING : For safety and to only original equipment shear bolts . To replace a broken shear bolt , proceed as follows . Extra shear bolts were pro - vided in the assembly parts bag . _ _ _ cer 1 . Move the throttle control to the stop _ Figure 36 position . Disengage all controls . TO ADJUST THE CARBURETOR If you think your carburetor needs ad - the engine above the factory high justing , contact your nearest Sears Ser - speed setting can be dangerous . If you vice Center . Engine performance think the engine - governed high speed should not be affected at altitudes up to needs adjusting , contact your nearest Sears Service Center , which has the 7,000 feet . For operation at higher elevations , contact your nearest Sears proper equipment and experience to Service Center make any necessary adjustments . For the location of the nearest Sears Ser - IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the vice Center , call Sears Service at engine governor , which is factory set for 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ® . proper engine speed . Over - speeding F - O31000L 28
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f , Run the engine until the fuel tank is snow thrower indoors or in empty and the engine stops . _ lb ARNING : Never store your an enclosed , poorly venti - 2 . If you do not remove the gasoline , lated area . If gasoline remains in the use fuel stabilizer supplied with unit tank , fumes may reach an open or purchase Craftsman Fuel Stabi - flame , spark or pilot light from a fur - lizer No . 3550 . Add fuel stabilizer to nace , water heater , clothes dryer , any gasoline left in the tank to mini - cigarette , etc . mize gum deposits and acids . If the fuel tank is almost empty , mix stabi - To prevent damage ( if snow thrower is lizer with fresh gasoline in a sepa - not used for more than 30 days ) follow rate container and add some to the the steps below . fuel tank . SNOW THROWER 3 , Always follow the instructions on the 1 . Thoroughly clean the snow thrower . stabilizer container . After the stabi - 2 . Lubricateall lubrication points . See lizer is added to the fuel tank , run the Maintenance section . the engine at least ten minutes to allow the mixture to reach the car - 3 . Be sure that all nuts , bolts and buretor . screws are securely fastened , in - spect all visible moving parts for 4 , Change the engine oil . damage , breakage and wear . Re - 5 . Lubricate the piston / cylinder area . place if necessary . First , remove the spark plug and 4 . Touch up all rusted or chipped paint squirt a few drops of clean engine surfaces ; sand lightly before paint - oil into the spark plug hole . Next , ing . cover the spark plug hole with a rag to absorb oil spray . Then , pull two or 5 . Cover the bare metal parts of the three times on the recoil starter rope blower housing auger and the im - peller with rust preventative , such to rotate the engine . Finally , install the spark plug and attach the spark as a spray lubricant . plug wire . NOTE : A yearly checkup or tune - up by a Sears service center is a good way of OTHER ensuring that your snow thrower will provide maximum performance for the 1 . If possible , store your snow thrower next season . indoors and cover it to give protec - tion from dust and dirt . ENGINE 2 . If the snow thrower must be stored Gasoline must be removed or treated to outdoors , put the snow thrower on prevent gum deposits from forming in blocks to raise it off of the ground . the fuel tank , filter , hose , and carburetor 3 . Cover the snow thrower with a suit - during storage . Also , during storage al - cohol blended gasoline that uses etha - able protective cover that does not nol or methanol ( sometimes called retain moisture . Do not use plastic . gasohol ) attracts water , it acts on the IMPORTANT : Never cover snow gasoline to form acids which damage thrower while engine and exhaust areas are still warm . the engine . F - 031000L 29
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| | TROUBLE CAUSE CORRECTION Difficult starting Defective spark plug , Replace spark plug . Remove fuel from fuel tank . Water or dirt in fuel system . Add fresh fuel . Engine runs erratically Blocked fuel line , empty gas Clean fuel line ; check fuel tank , or stale gasoline supply ; add fresh gasoline Engine stalls Unit running on CHOKE . Set choke lever to OFF _ osition . Engine runs erratic ; Water or dirt in fuel system . Remove fuel from fuel tank . Loss of power Add fresh fuel . Excessive vibration Loose parts : damaged Immediately stop engine , impeller Remove ignition key , Tighten all fasteners and make all necessary repairs . If vibration continues , take the unit to a Sears service center . Unit fails to propel itself Traction drive belt loose or Replace traction drive belt . damaged . Incorrect adjustment of Adjust traction drive cable , traction drive cable Worn or damaged friction Replace friction wheel . wheel . Unit fails to discharge Auger ddve belt loose or Adjust auger drive belt ; SnOW damaged . replace if damaged . Auger control cable not Adjust auger control cable . adjusted correctly . Shear bolt broken Replace shear bolt Discharge chute clogged . Stop engine immediately and disconnect spark plug wire . Clean discharge chute and inside of auger housing . Foreign object lodged in Stop engine immediately and auger disconnect spark plug wire . Remove object from auger . F - 031000L 30
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SEARS , ROEBUCK AND CO . Federal and California Emission Control Systems Limited Warranty Small Off - Road Engines CALIFORNIA & US EPA EMISSION quired maintenance listed in your Owner's Manual , but Sears , Roebuck and Co . will not CONTROL WARRANTY STATEMENT deny warranty solely due to the lack of receipts The U . S . Environmental Protection Agency or for your failure to provide written evidence ( " EPA " ) , the California Air Resources Board of the performance of all scheduled mainte - ( " CARB ' _ and Sears , Roebuck and Co . are nance . pleased to explain the Federal and California As the small off - road engine owner , you Emission Control Systems Warranty on your should , however , be aware that Sears , Roe - new small off - road engine . In California , new buck and Co . may deny you warranty cover - 1995 and later small off - road engines must be age if your small off - road engine or a pert designed , built and equipped to meet the thereof has failed due to abuse , neglect , im - State's stringent anti - smog standards . In oth - proper maintenance or unappraved modifica - er states , new 1997 and later model year en - tions . gines must be designed , built and equipped , at the time of sale , to meet the U . S . EPA regula - You are responsible for presenting your small tions for small non - rand engines . Sears , Roe - off - road engine to a Sears , Roebuck and Co . buck and Co . will warrant the emission control Authorized Service Outlet as soon as a prob - system on your small off - road engine for the lem exists . The warranty repairs should be periods of time listed below , provided there completed in a reasonable amount of time , not has been no abuse , neglect , unapproved mod - to exceed 30 days . ification , or improper maintenance of your Warranty service can be arranged by contact - small off - road engine . ing either a Sears , Roebuck end Co . Autho - Your emission control system may include rized Service Outlet , or by contacting Sears , parts such as the carburetor , ignition system Roebuck and Co . at 1 - 900 - 473 - 7247 . and exhaust system . Also included may be the compression release system and other emis - IMPORTANT NOTE sion - related assemblies . This warranty statement explains your rights Where a warrantable condition exists , Sears , and obligations under the Emission Control Roebuck and Co . will repair your small off - System Warranty " ( ECS Warranty " ) which is road engine at no cost to you for diagnosis , provided to you by Sears , Roebuck and Co . parts end labor . pursuant to California law . See also the Sears , Roebuck and Co . Limited Warranties for MANUFACTURER'S EMISSION Sears , Roebuck and Co . which is enclosed CONTROL SYSTEM WARRANTY therewith on a separate sheet and also is pro - COVERAGE vided to you by Sears , Roebuck and Co . The ECS Warranty applies only to the emission Emission control systems on 1995 and later control system of your new engine . To the ex - model year California small off - road engines tent that there is any conflict in terms between are warranted for two years as hereinafter the ECS Warranty end the Sears , Roebuck noted . In other states , 1997 and later model and Co . Warranty , the ECS Warranty shall ap - year engines are also warranted for two years . ply except in any circumstances in which the If , dudng such warranty period , any emission - Sears , Roebuck and Co . Warranty may pro - related part on your engine is defective in ma - vide a longer warranty period . Both the ECS terials or workmanship , the part will be Warranty and the Sears , Roebuck end Co . repaired or replaced by Sears , Roebuck and Warranty describe important rights and obliga - Co . tions with respect to your new engine . Warranty service can only be performed by a OWNER'S WARRANTY Sears , Roebuck and Co . Authorized Service RESPONSIBILITIES Outlet . At the time of requesting warranty ser - As the small off - road engine owner , you are vice , evidence must be presented of the date responsible for the performance of the ra - of sale to the original purchaser . The purchas - 31 F - 031000L
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ershapllayanychargefosrmakinsgervice Sears , Roebuck and Co . according to Subsec - callsand / ofor rtransporttihnegproducttos tion 4 below . Any such part repaired or re - andfromtheplacweherteheinspectaionnd / placed under the ECS Warranty shall be orwarranwtyoriksperformTehde . purchaserwarranted for any remainder of the ECS War - shabllerasponsfiobralenydamaogrelossin - ranty Period . curreidnconnectwioitnhthetransportaotfion 2 . Any warranted , emissions - relatod part anyenginoeranypart ( tsh ) eresoufbmittfeodr which is scheduled only for regular inspection inspectaionnd / owrarranwtyork . as spacified in the Owner's Manual shall be warranted for the ECS Warranty Period . A Ifyouhavaenyquestiornesgardiynoguwr ar - statement in such wdtten instructions to the ef - rantyrightasndresponsibiliytioeuss , hould fect of " repair or replace as necessary " , shall contacSt ears , Roebucaknd Co . at 1 - 800 - 473 - 7247 . not reduce the ECS Warranty Period . Any such part repaired or replaced under the ECS Warranty shall be warranted for the remainder EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM of the ECS Warranty Period . WARRANTY 3 . Any warranted , emissions - relatod part Emisalon Control System Warranty ( " ECS which is scheduled for replacement as re - Warranty " ) for 1995 and later model year Cali - quired maintenance in the Owner's Manual , fornia small off - road engines ( for other states , shall be warranted for the period of time prior 1997 and later model year engines ) : to the first scheduled replacement point for that part . If the part fails prior to the first sched - A , APPLICABILITY : This warranty shall apply uled replacement , the part shall be repaired or to 1995 and later model year California small replaced by Sears , Roebuck and Co . accord - off - road engines ( for other states , 1997 and ing to Subsection 4 below . Any such emis - later model year engines ) . The ECS Warranty sions - related part repaired or replaced under Period shall begin on the date the new engine the ECS Warranty , shall be warranted for the or equipment is delivered to its original , end - remainder of the ECS Warranty Pedod prior to use purchaser , and shall continue for 24 con - the first scheduled replacement point for such secutive months thereafter . emissions - related part . B . GENERAL EMISSIONS WARRANTY 4 . Repair or replacement of any warranted , COVERAGE : Sears , Roebuck and Co . war - emissions - related part under this ECS War - rants to the original , end - use purchaser of the ranty shall be performed at no charge to the new engine or equipment and to each subse - owner at a Sears , Roebuck and Co . Autho - quent purchaser that each of its small off - road rized Service Outlet . engines is : 5 . The owner shall not be charged for diagnos - 1 . Designed , built and eqalppod so as to con - tic labor which leads to the determinatiee that form with all applicable regulations adopted by a part covered by the ECS Warranty is in fact the Air Resources Board pursuant to its au - defective , provided that such diagnostic work thority in Chapters 1 and 2 , Part 5 , Division 26 is performed at a Sears , Roebuck and Co . Au - of the Health and Safety Code , and thorized Service Outlet . 2 . Free from defects in materials and work - 6 . Sears , Roebuck and Co . shall be liable for manship which , at any time during the ECS damages to other original engine components Warranty Period , will cause a warranted emis - or approved modifications proximately caused sions - related part to fail to be identical in all by a failure under warranty of an emission - re - material respects to the part as described in lated part covered by the ECS Warranty . the engine manufacturer's application for certi - 7 . Throughout the ECS Warranty Period , fication . Sears , Roebuck and Co . shall maintain a sup - C . The ECS Warranty only pertains to emis - ply of warranted emission - related parts suffi - sions - related parts on your engine , as follows : cient to meet the expected demand for such emission - relatod parts . 1 . Any warranted , emissions - related parts which are net scheduled for replacement as 8 . Any Sears , Roebuck and Co . anthorized required maintenance in the Owner's Manual and approved emissiee - relatod replacement shall be warranted for the ECS Warranty Peri - part may be used in the performance of any od . If any such part fails during the ECS War - ECS Warranty maintenance or repair and will ranty Period , it shall be rebeired or replaced by be provided without charge to the owner . Such 32 F - 031000L
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useshanllotreducSeearRs . oebuecnkdCo . EMISSION - RELATED PARTS ECSWarranotbyligations . INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING : 9 , Unapproavdedd - oonrmodifiepdartms ay 1 . Carburetor Assembly and its Internal Com - nobt eusetdomodiofyrrepaairSearsR , oe - ponents bucakndCoe . nginSeu , cuhsevoidtshisECS a ) Fuel filter Warranatyndshalbl esufficiegnrtoundfosr b ) Carburetor gaskets disallowainngECSWarranctlyaimS . ears , c ) Intake pipe RoebuecnkdCos . hanllobt eliablheereunder forfailureosfanywarrantpeadrtosfaSears , 2 , Air Cleaner Assembly RoebuacnkdCoe . ngine caused by the use of a ) Air filter element such an unappraved add - on or modified part . 3 , Ignition System , including : a ) Spark plug b ) Ignition module c ) Flywheel assembly 4 , Catalytic Muffler ( if so equipped ) a ) Muffler gasket ( if so equipped ) b ) Exhaust manifold ( if so equipped ) 5 , Crankcase Breather Assembly end its Components a ) Breather connection tube 10 / 22 / 99 EPA ! CARB Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 U . S . A . F - 031000L 33
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 ENGINE 16 2 17 / 2O 22 24 / , / 18 10 15 6 11 25 - 3 \ / 9 Ref . Drive Page 3 Ref . Auger Housing Page Fu031000L 34
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 ENGINE Key No . Part No . Description 2 143.049001 ENGINE ( 761811 ) 3 002x97 BOLT , CARRIAGE 4 028x76 RETAINER , PUSH 5 710026 NUT 6 1501109 PULLEY , ENGINE 7 710247 WASHER 8 71063 WASHER . 381D 9 71015 SCREW , 3 / 8 - 24X1.00 10 579932 BELT , V 3L 33.13LG 11 585416 BELT , V 4L 38.1MF16 " 5 - 10 12 1501112 YZ BRACKET ASS EM BLY , IDLER 13 1501065 BUSHING , IDLER BRACKET 14 71060 WASHER , SPLIT 15 910828 SCREW 5 / 16 - 24 X 1.00 16 165x164 SPRING , IDLER TRACTION DRIVE 17 50793 PULLEY , IDLER 18 590 NUT , JAM 3 / 8 - 16 20 1501201 GUIDE , BELT 22 71060 WASHER , SPTLK . 31X . 58X . 08 23 1501482 PLATE , ANTI VIBRATION 24 910828 SCREW , 5 / 16 - 24 ) ( 1.00 25 FRAME ASSEMBLY 25 - 1 1501062E549 PLATE , ENGINE MOUNT 25 - 2 310169 SCREW , TAP 1 / 4 - 20 X . 63 25 - 3 25x020 SCREW , TAP 5 / 16 - 18 X . 50 25 - 4 1501049E549 FRAME , MOTOR BOX 25 - 5 26x263 SCREW - - F - 031000L OWNER'S MANUAL F - 031000L 35
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 ELECTRIC STARTER 9 7 \ Key No . Part No . Description 6 6218 MOTOR , STARTER 7 6216 SCREW 8 6217 SCREW 9 6219 CORD , STARTER F - 031000L 36
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 FRAME 106 105 108 / 111 Ref . Engine " _ _ Page _ _ b 167 - 162 - " Ref . Drive Page 91 122 / 90 168 103 149 107 Key Key No . Part No . Description No . Part No . Description 90 1501055E701 COVER , BOTTOM 122 780055 SCREW , TAP 91 310169 SCREW 148 50793 PULLE _ IDLER 103 1501226 YZ IDLER , AUGER 149 590 NU % JAM 3 / 8 - 16 105 711682 PIN , HAIR 160 1501052 COVER , BELT 106 761761 PIN , CLEVIS 162 26x306 SCREW , TAP 107 165x159 SPRING , TENSION 166 71067 WASHER , FLAT 108 761675YZ SPRING ATTACH 168 1501200 SPACER 110 585781 BOLT , CARR . 169 760539 LID , TOOL BOX 111 711617 WASHER , FLAT 170 761187 PAD , FOAM 37 F - 031000L
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 DRIVE Ref . Shift Yoke 229 Page Ref . Frame jr - _ f 2OO 225 _ 223 \ Ref , Wheel Page 206 227 \ / 201 / f 236 / / 204 203 • 230 220 218 207 215 Ref . \ Wheel 210 238 Page \ 208 212 217 213 218 F - 031000L 38
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 DRIVE Key No . Pad No . Description 200 1501092 YZ LF AXLE , SWING PLATE YZ 201 579851 CHAIN , ROLLER # 42x19.00 203 334163 BEARING AND RETAINER , ASSY 204 579858 WASHER 206 780055 SCREW , TAP 5 / 16 - 18x0.5 207 1501100 ASSY , HEX SHAFT 208 579868 CHAIN , ROLLER # 36x18.00 LG 210 337029 BEARING , TRUNION CLUTCH R 212 1501435 WHEEL , FRICTION DISC 213 001x38 SCREW , 1 / 4 - 20 x 0.63 215 303008 NUT , KEPS HEX 1 / 4 - 20 217 579859 RING , RETEXT 218 579858 WASHER 220 334163 BEARING AND RETAINER , ASSY 221 780055 SCREW , TAP 5 / 16 - 18 x . 5 223 1501115 ASSY , FRICTION PULLEY 225 1501057 YZ LF PLATE , SWINGING YZ 226 1501158 SPACER , FRICTION PULLEY 227 15X114 NUT , FLANGE LOCK 3 / 8 - 24 229 11X30 RETAINER , RING 230 1501107 YZ LF ASSY , SPRING LINK YZ 232 11X30 RETAINER , RING 234 165X112 SPRING , EXTENSION 236 1501090 WLD , INTERMED SPROCKET 33T / 7 238 71074 WASHER , FLAT F - 031000L 39
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 AUGER HOUSING 522 523 526 525 - \ 520 Ref , Gear 524 Case Page 521 524 510 \ 527 541 _ " " 514 542 540 F _ O31000L 40
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 AUGER HOUSING Key No . Part No . Description 480 1501211 PULLEY , V4L 8.4X . 67 481 577400 SCREW , 5 / 16 - 18X . 63 482 2001022 KEY , SQUARE 3 / 16 X 3 / 4 485 1501158 SPACER , FRICTION PULLEY 490 582957 YZ RETAINER , BALL BRNG 491 43846 BEARING , BALL 493 001X92 BOLT , HEX 5 / 16 - 18 X 1 / 2 499 710026 NUT , 5 / 16 - 18 HEXWDFLLK 500 1501185E549 HOUSING , ASSY 510 760660E701 BLADE , SCRAPER 511 340720 BOLT , 5 / 16 - 18 X 3 / 4 514 710026 NUT , 5 / 16 - 18 520 1501197E701 AUGER , ASSY , LH 521 1501196E701 AUGER , ASSY , RH 522 9524 SCREW 523 3943 SPACER , SLEEVE 524 73826 NUT , 1 / 4 - 20 525 9517 BEARING , FLANGE 526 711862 NUT , 5 / 16 - 18 527 9357 SCREW , 5 / 16 - 18 X 3 / 4 540 309016E701 SKID , HEIGHT ADJUST 541 340720 BOLT , 5 / 16 - 18 X . 75 544 710026 NUT , 5 / 16 - 18 550 1501576 BRUSH , CLEANOUT 551 1501672 CLIP , RETAINER 552 06x115 SCREW 553 15x146 NUT 554 578063 BLOCK - - 1501227 KIT , SHEAR BOLT F - 031000L 41
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 DISCHARGE CHUTE 596 ' , 6OO 600 _ - _ 597 583 584 599 582 6OO 6O2 603 610 601 609 6O6 607 F _ O31000L 42
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 DISCHARGE CHUTE Key No . Part No . Description 582 2X100 BOLT , 5 / 16 - 18 X 1.00 CARG . 583 71071 WASHER , FLAT 584 15x144 NUT , 5 / 16 - 18 NYLOCK 596 71071 WASHER 597 1501260 KNOB , WING 3.00 599 002x97 BOLT , 5 / 16 - 18X1.125 600 762222 CHUTE ASSEMBLY 601 2X100 BOLT 602 71071 WASHER , FLAT 603 71038 NUT , 5 / 16 - 18 HEXNYL 606 585214 YZ CHUTE COLLAR 607 02X101 SCREW , 1 / 4 - 20 X . 75 609 15x145 NUT , 1 / 4 - 20 HEX NYLOCK 610 337227 RETAINER RING INNER 611 1501282 RETAINER RING OUTER F - 031000L 43
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 GEAR CASE 340 341 304 326 324 323 \ 325 / 306 322 \ _ J _ 324 304 301 303 310 \ 320 313 315 314 311 3O3 Key Key NO . Part NO . Description No . Part No . Description 300 10577 CASE , GEAR , RH 320 50221 BRNG , FL 301 10576 CASE , GEAR , LH 321 1501191 SHAFT , INPUT 303 710025 SCREW 322 580295 COLLAR , THRUST 304 15X143 NUT 323 454565 PIN , SPRING 306 9344 SCREW 324 48275 WASHER , FLAT 310 9566 SEAL , OIL 325 50684 BRNG , ROLL 311 50304 HEARING , FL 326 50304 BRNG , FL 312 48275 WASHER , FLAT 327 9566 SEAL , OIL 313 1501190 IMPELLER SHAFT , OUTPUT 340 1501188E701 314 51279 GASKET 341 454565 PIN , SPRING 315 51405 10oz LUHRIPLATE GEAR , WORM 333431 316 431787 KEY , WOODRUFF * ( NOT ILLUSTRATED ) 44 F - 031000L
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 SHIFT YOKE 796 790 792 801 791 800 814 813 802 / 812 Part No . Key No . Description 790 336702E701 ROD , SHIFT 791 302628 SCREW , 1 / 4 - 20X , 75 792 73826 NUT , 1 / 4 - 20 796 331624 KNOB , SLIP 8oo 760564 LEVER , SPRING 801 302628 SCREW , 1 / 4 - 20X , 75 802 73826 NUT , 1 / 4 - 20 812 1501085 YZ ROD ASSY . , SPEED SELECT 813 11X30 RETAINER , RING 814 579944 BEARING , FLANGED 45 F - O31000L
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 HANDLE 731 766 729 734 730 / 734 729 740 / 741 746 757 758 / 762 759 745 760 HDL105A Fu031000L 46
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 HANDLE Key No . Pad No . Description 720 1501205E701 HANDLE , UPPER LH 721 1501206E701 HANDLE , UPPER RH 724 11234 SCREW , 5 / 16 - 18X2.75 725 71071 WASHER , FLAT 726 71060 WASHER , SPTLK . 31X . 58X . 98 727 15x144 NUT , 5 / 16 - 18 REGHEX YZ 728 11261 STOP , RED PLASTIC 729 337399 GRIP - HANDLE FINGER 730 337816E701 LEVER , ASSY CLUTCH DRIVE RH 731 337815E701 LEVER , ASSY CLUTCH DRIVE LH 733 337381 ROD , PIVOT CLUTCH 734 761105 NUT , PUSH ON CAP 735 337373 SPACER - HANDLE 739 4049 BUMPER , RECTANGLE 740 1501123 CABLE , CLUTCH 741 761872 CABLE , AUGER CLUTCH 743 313441 BRACKET , CABLE ADJUSTER 744 1673 SPRING , AUGER CLUTCH 745 15x145 NUT , 1 / 4 - 20 NYLOCK YZ 746 308146 BOOT , CABLE SPRING 750 339541E701 HANDLE , LOWER 751 25x021 SCREW , TAP 5 / 16 - 18 X 0,75 755 337407E701 BRKT , GEAR SELECTOR 756 6751 SCREW , 5 / 16 - 18X2,00 757 310169 SCREW , 1 / 4 - 20 x 0,63 758 001798 BOLT , HEX 1 / 4 - 20 X 1,50 759 579860 SPOOL - CABLE , AUGRT CLUTCH 760 1501059 YZ BRACKET , CABLE SPOOL YZ 762 1501122 CABLE , LOWER DRIVE 12 " 766 337380 GRIP , CLUTCH HANDLE F - 031000L 47
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 CHUTE ROD _ , 856 _ j 855 854 ' _ = j 855 Ref , Handle Assy 860 _ \ 80 , 070 852 - 9 852 - 5 852 - 8 852 - 13 Ref , Auger Housing Assy 852 - 11 _ _ 852 - 10 868 \ ( _ " ! _ _ _ 85825 - 12 - 2 \ \ \ \ 869 \ / \ \ \ \ / / 852 - 7 852 - 3 F - O31000L 48
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 CHUTE ROD Key No . Part No . Description 852 - 1 1501309 YZ ASSEMBLY , YOKE & ROD 852 - 2 313431 WASHER , CURVED SPR _ NG 852 - 3 1501067 GEAR , CHUTE ROTATION 9T 852 - 5 579493 PIN , COTTER 852 - 6 1501306E701 BRACKET . GEAR MOUNT 852 - 7 1501293 PIN , HAIR 852 - 8 1501075 YZ ASSEMBLY . YOKE ADAPTER YZ 852 - 9 711682 PIN , HAIR 852 - 10 578060 PIN , UNIVERSAL JOINT 852 - 1 1 578309 PIN , CLEVIS 852 - 13 578063 HOUSING , UNIVERSAL 854 51443 KNOB , CRANK 855 309312 FLATWASHER 856 73664 NUT , PUSH 860 581618 EYE BOLT 3 / 8 - 16X6.00 861 148 GROMMET . EYE BOLT 863 71045 NUT , 3 / 8 - 16 HEXJAM 864 71072 FLATWASH ER . 406X . 81X , 066 867 71046 NUT , 3 / 8 - 16 HEXNYL 868 002X98 BOLT , CARRIAGE 1 / 4 - 20 X 1.00 869 15X145 NUT , 1 / 4 - 20 NYLOCK YZ 870 1501074 YZ CRANK , ASSY CHUTE F - 031000L 49
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 WHEELS 679 678 / 675 671 / 654 650 . F _ 655 / 652 676 Ref . Drive Page 855 / 671 653 - _ 673 680 677 Key No . Part No . Description 650 1501563 SHAFT , AXLE 652 1501089 SPRKT & HUB 653 01x193 SCREW , 1 / 4 - 20 x 1.75 654 15X145 NUT , 1 / 4 - 20 HEX NYLOCK YZ 655 1501114 BEARING , AXLE 671 712120 WASHER , FLAT 673 1501138 BUSHING , WHEEL 675 1501022 TIRE & RIM - RIGHT 676 577015 SCREW , 1 / 4 - 20X1.75 HH 677 15X145 NUT , 1 / 4 - 20 HEX NYLOCK YZ 678 239 RING , RET 679 73842 PiN , KLIK . 25 X 138 DIA 680 1501021 TIRE & RIM - LEFT F - 031000L 50
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CRAFTSMAN 9HP SNOW THROWER 536.887992 PANEL 770 771 772 772 Key No . Part No . Description 770 1501203E549 PANEL 771 002x99 BOLT , CARRIAGE 772 71067 WASHER 773 15X145 NUT , 1 / 4 - 20 NYLOCK YZ DECALS Part No . Description 48x2034 DECAl _ DANGER CHUTE - HAND * 48x2036 DECAl _ DANGER & FOOT * 761078 DECAl _ DANGER STRIPE * 48x2038 DECAl _ TRACTON / AUGER DRIVE - ENGAGE * 48x349 DECAl _ SPEED SELECT * 760983 DECAl _ TOOL BOX - BELT COVER * 48x358 NAMEPLATE , CRAFTSMAN * 48x389 DECAL , 9 / 29 CRAFTSMAN * * Not Illustrated F - O31000L 51
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CRAFTSMAN 4 - CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 143.049001 9 370C F - O31000L 52
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CRAFTSMAN 4 - CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 143.049001 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION RPM High 3550 to 3750 60 33273A Blower Hsg Extension RPM Low 2000 65 650128 Screw , 10 - 24x 1 / 2 " 1 35385 Cylinder ( Incl . 2 , 20 & 72 ) 69 37342 Cylinder Cover Gasket 2 27652 Dowel Pin 70 35376A Cylinder Cover 3 650820 Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 " ( Incl . 71,75 & 80 ) 4 31857 Oil Drain Extension 71 35377 Crankshaft bushing 5 30969 Extension Cap 72 27642 Oil Drain Plug 14 28277 Washer 75 35319 Oil Seal 15 30699C Governor Rod 80 37587 Governor Shaft ( Inc . 1 5A & 1 5B ) 81 651080 Washer 15A 30700 Governor Yoke 82 37588 Governor Gear Ass'y . 15B 650494 Screw , 6 - 40 x 5 / 16 " ( Incl . 81 ) 16 33454A Governor Lever 83 30588A Governor Spool 17 29916 Governor Lever Clamp 84 29193 Retaining Ring 18 651028 Screw , Torx T - 15 86 650833 Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 3 / 16 " 19 34663 Speed Control Spring 87 650832 Screw , 1 / 4 - 20x 1 - 11 / 16 " 20 35319 Oil Seal 89 32589 Flywheel Key 25 37707A Blower Housing Baffle 90 611093 Flywheel ( W / Ring Gear ) 26 650561 Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 " 92 650880 Lock Washer 28 30322 Lock Nut , 8 - 32 93 650881 Flywheel Nut 30 37231 Crankshaft 100 35135A Solid State Ignition 35 29826 Screw , 10 - 32 x 3 / 4 " 101 610118 Spark Plug Cover 36 29918 Lock Washer 102 651024 Solid State Mounting Stud 37 29216 LockNut , 10 - 32 103 651007 Screw , Torx T - 15 38 29642 Retaining Ring 110 35187 Ground Wire 40 40011 Piston , Pin & Ring Set ( Std . ) 110A 37047 Ground Wire 40 40012 Piston , Pin & Ring Set 119 36448 Cylinder Head Gasket ( . 010 " OS ) 120 36449 Cylinder Head 41 40009 Piston , Pin Ass'y . ( Std . ) 125 27878A Exhaust Valve ( Std . ) ( IncL 43 ) ( Incl . 151 ) 41 40010 Piston , Pin Ass'y . 125 27880A Exhaust Valve ( . 010 " OS ) ( Incl . 43 ) ( 1 / 32 " OS ) ( Incl . 151 ) 42 40013 Ring Set ( Std . ) 126 34035 Intake Valve 42 40014 Ring Set ( . 010 " OS ) ( Std . ) ( Incl . 151 ) 43 27888 Piston Pin Retaining Ring 127 650691 Washer 45 36897 Connecting Rod Assy 130 6021A Screw , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 2 " ( Incl . 47 & 49 ) 130A 650727 Screw , 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 3 / 4 " 47 651033 Connecting Rod Bolt 130B 651055 Screw , 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 " 48 34034 Valve Lifter 135 35395 Resistor Spark Plug 49 36896 Oil Dipper ( RJ1 9LM ) 50 35375 Camshaft ( MCR ) 139 33369 Governor Gear Bracket F - 031000L 53
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CRAFTSMAN 4 - CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 143.049001 140 650836 Screw , 10 - 24 x 1 / 2 " 291 30962 Fuel Line 149 27882 Valve Spring Cap 292 26460 Fuel Line Clamp 149A 35862 Valve Spring Cap 298 650665 Screw , 1 / 4 - 15 x 3 / 4 " 300 34186A Fuel Tank 150 27881 Valve Spring ( Incl . 292 & 301 ) 151 32581 Valve Spring Keeper 301 35355 Fuel Cap 169 27896A Valve Cover Gasket 305 35554 Oil Fill Tube 170 28423 Breather Body 307 35499 O " Ring 171 28424 Breather Element 308 35540 Fill Tube Clip 172 28425 Valve Cover 310 36205 Dipstick 173 35350 Breather Tube 314 650873 Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 " 174 650128 Screw , 10 - 24 x 1 / 2 " 315 611111 Alternator Coil ( 18 Watt ) 178 29752 Nut & Lock Washer ( Incl . 323 ) 182 30088A Screw , 1 / 4 - 28 x 1 " 323 611118 Terminal 183 34587A Choke Bracket 325 29443 Wire Clip 184 33263 Gasket 327 35392 Starter Plug 185 33877 Intake Pipe 328 35593 Ignition Key 186 34667 Governor Link 329 610973 Terminal 186B 36652 Choke Spring 335 36547 Carburetor Cover 200 34677 Control Bracket 336 650765 Screw , 10 - 32 x 1 / 2 " ( Incl . 19,203,204 & 206 ) 338 28942 Screw , 10 - 32 x 3 / 8 " 203 31342 Compression Spring 340 34154 Fuel Tank Bracket 204 651029 Screw , 5 - 40 x 7 / 16 " 341 34155 Fuel Tank Bracket 206 610973 Terminal 342 650561 Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 " 207 33878 Throttle Link 343 35079A Bracket , key switch 209 650821 Screw , 10 - 32 x 1 / 2 " 343A 651060 Screw , 10 - 23 x 23 / 64 " 215 35440 Control Knob 350 570682A Primer Ass'y 219 34586 Choke Rod 351 32180C Primer Line 220 35438 Choke Knob 355 590574 Starter Handle 222 28820 Screw , 10 - 32 x 1 / 2 " 364 37659 Carburetor Cover Bracket 223 650378 Screw , Torx T - 30 365 650767 Screw , 8 - 32 x 27 / 64 " 224 27915A Intake Pipe Gasket 370C 36501 Primer Decal 260 35447A Blower Housing 370G 35077 Control Decal 261 650788 Screw , 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 " 3701 37580 Warning Decal 262 651084 Screw , 5 / 16 24 x 9 / 16 " 380 640052 Carburetor ( Incl . 184 ) 264A 650802 Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 " 390 590749 Rewind Starter 265 33272D Cylinder Head Cover 396 33329E Electric Starter ( Optional ) 275 35056 Muffler 400 36450C Gasket Set ( Inck items 276 31588 Locking Plate marked * ) Incl . part # ' s 277 651002 Screw , 5 / 16 - 18x4 - 3 / 16 " 27272A , 27896A , 281 33013 Starter Bubble Cover 27915A , 29673 , 33263 , 33629 , 34689A , 35262A , 282 650760 Screw , 8 - 32 x 3 / 8 " 36448 285 35985B Starter Cup 900 756337C Replacement Short 287 29752 Nut & Lock Washer Block , order from 71 - 999 F - 031000L 54
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CRAFTSMAN 4 - CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 143.049001 12 13 KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 0 590749 Rewind Starter 1 590599A Spring Pin ( IncL 4 ) 2 590600 Washer 3 590679 Retainer 4 590601 Washer 5 590678 Brake Spring 6 590680 Starter Dog 7 590412 Dog Spring 8 590682 Pulley & Rewind Spring Assembly 11 590750A Starter Housing Assembly 12 590535 Starter Rope ( Length 98 " x 9 / 64 " dia . ) 13 590574 Mitten Grip Handle ( Not included with starter ) 55 F - 031000L
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CRAFTSMAN 4 - CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 143.049001 , r - . . , I 2 " 15 j I / " _ " 20A 29 " 0 31AN 28 . . . . _ ; ' _ 27 0 " , - . 37 - ' _ " ' - 37 II 25 60 56 F - O31000L
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CRAFTSMAN 4 - CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 143.049001 KEY PART N0 . NO . DESCRIPTION 640052 Carburetor ( IncL 184 of Engine Parts List ) 1 631776A Throttle Shaft & Lever Assembly 2 631970 Throttle Return Spring 6 631778 Throttle Shutter 7 650506 Shutter Screw 10 632112 Choke Shaft & Lever Assembly 14 632174 Choke Shutter 15 630735 Choke Positioning Spring 16 632164 Fuel Fitting 17 650417 Throttle Crack Screw / Idle Speed Screw 18 630766 Tension Spring 20 640016 Idle Mixture Screw 20A 640053 Idle Restrictor Screw Cap 25 631951 Float Bowl Ass'y . ( Incl . 32 & 33 ) 27 631024 Float Shaft 28 632019 Float 29 631028 Float Bowl O Ring 30 631021 Inlet Needle , Seat & Clip ( Incl . 31 ) 31 631022 Spring Clip 32 27136A Bowl Drain Assembly 33 27554 Drain Plunger Gasket 36 640005 Main Nozzle Tube 37 632547 " O " Ring 40 640055 High Speed Bowl Nut 44 27110 Bowl Net Washer 47 630748 Welch Plug , Idle Mixture Well 48 631027 Welch Plug , Atmospheric Vent 60 632760 Repair Kit F - 031000L 57
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CRAFTSMAN 4 - CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 143.049001 29 \ 23 22 16 26 \ 7 6 5A F - 031000L 58
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CRAFTSMAN 4 - CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 143.049001 KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION O 33329E Electric Starter ( 110 Volt ) 1 33451 Dust Cover 2 33842 Retainer Ring 3 33430 Spring Retainer 4 33431 Anti - drift Spring 5A 37050 Gear & Nut ( lncL 2 ) 6 35449 Drive End Cap Ass'y . ( Incl . 7 ) 7 35450 " 0 " Ring 8 35915 Armature 9 35451B Housing Ass'y . 10 35452A Brush Card Ass'y . 11 35911 Thrust Washer 13 590500 Thrust Washer 14 33441 Ground Screw 15 35453 Commutator End Cap Ass'y . ( Incl . 7 ) 16 35454 Switch Bex Ass'y . 22 35455 Case Bolt 23 35456 Ground Screw 26 650819 Screw , 6 - 32 X 2 - 1 / 2 " 29 32450B Extension Cord ( I0 ' 6 " ) 30 30063 Screw , Torx T - 30 , 1 / 4 - 20 X 1 / 2 " 31 650820 Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 X 1 / 2 " F - 031000L 59
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24910828 Screw
25N/P Frame assy
2511501062E549 Plate, engine
252310169 Screw
25325X020 Screw
2541501049E549 Motor box
25526X263 Screw
3002X97 Bolt
4028X76 Push retainer
5710026 Nut
61501109 Pulley
7710247 Washer
871063 Washer
971015 Screw
66218 Motor
76216 Screw
86217 Screw
96219 Cord
1031501226YZ Idler, auger
105711682 Hair pin
106761761 Klik pin
107165X159 Tension spring
108761675YZ Spring attach
110585781 Bolt
111711617 Flatwasher
122780055 Screw
14850793 Idler pulley
149590 Nut
1601501052 Belt cover
16226X306 Screw
16671067 Flatwasher
1681501200 Spacer
169760539 Tool box lid
170761187 Foam pad
901501055E701 Cover, bottom
91310169 Screw
2001501092YZ Lf axle, swing plate yz
201579851 Chain, roller
203334163 Bearing and retainer
204579858 Washer
2071501100 Assy, hex shaft
208579868 Chain, roller
210337029 Bearing, trunnion clutch r
2121501435 Wheel, friction disc
213001X38 Screw
215303008 Nut
217579859 Ring, retext
218579858 Washer
220334163 Bearing and retainer
221780055 Screw
2231501115 Assy, friction pulley
2251501057YZ Lf plate, swinging yz
2261501158 Spacer
22715X114 Nut
22911X30 Ring retainer
2301501107YZ Lf assy, spring link yz
23211X30 Ring retainer
234165X112 Spring, extension
2361501090 Wld, intermed sprocket 33t/7
23871074 Washer, flat
01501227 Kit, shear bolt
4801501211 Pulley
481577400 Screw
4822001022 Key
490582957YZ Retainer
49143846 Ball bearing
493001X92 Bolt
499710026 Nut
5001501185E549 Housing assy
510760660E701 Scraper blade
511340720 Bolt
514710026 Nut
5201501197E701 Lh auger assy
5211501196E701 Rh auger assy
5229524 Screw
5233943 Spacer, sleeve
52473826 Nut
5259517 Flange bearing
526711862 Nut
5279357 Screw
5281501158 Spacer as of 3/06/08 key 485 was removed and is...
540309016E701 Skid, height adjust
541340720 Bolt
542710026 Nut
5501501576 Brush, cleanout
5511501672 Clip, retainer
55206X115 Screw
55315X146 Nut
554578063 Universal pivot block
5822X100 Screw
58371071 Washer
58415X144 Nut
59671071 Washer
5971501260 Wingknob
599002X97 Bolt
600762222 Chute assy
6012X100 Screw
60271071 Washer
60371038 Nut
606585214YZ Chute collar
60702X101 Screw
60915X145 Nut
610337227 Retainer ring inner
6111501282 Retainer ring outer
0333431 10 oz lubriplate
30010577 Rh gear case
30110576 Lh gear case
303710025 Screw
30415X143 Nut
3069344 Screw
3109566 Oil seal
31150304 Fl bearing
31248275 Flatwasher
3131501190 Output shaft
31451279 Gasket
31551405 Gear, worm
316431787 Woodruff key
32050221 Fl bearing
3211501191 Impeller shaft
322580295 Thrust collar
323454565 Spring pin
32448275 Flatwasher
32550684 Roll bearing
32650304 Fl bearing
3279566 Oil seal
3401501188E701 Impeller
341454565 Spring pin
790336702E701 Rod
791302628 Screw
79273826 Nut
796331624 Slip knob
800760564 Spring lever
801302628 Screw
80273826 Nut
8121501085YZ Speed select rod assy
81311X30 Ring retainer
814579944 Flanged bearing
7201501205E701 Lh upper handle
7211501206E701 Rh upper handle
72411234 Screw
72571071 Washer
72671060 Washer
72715X144 Nut
72811261 Red plastic stop
729337399 Grip
730337816E701 Rh clutch drive lever assy
731337815E701 Lh clutch drive lever assy
733337381 Pivot clutch rod
734761105 Nut
735337373 Spacer
7394049 Bumper
7401501123 Clutch cable
741761872 Auger clutch cable
743313441 Cable adjuster brkt
7441673 Spring
74515X145 Nut
746308146 Boot, cable spring
750339541E701 Lower handle
75125X021 Screw
755337407E701 Gear selector brkt
7566751 Screw
757310169 Screw
758001798 Bolt
759579860 Spool
7601501059YZ Cable spool brkt
7621501122 Lower drive cable
766337380 Grip
766711682 Hair pin
766579493 Cotter pin
766578309 Clevis pin
766578063 Universal pivot block
766578060 Pin
766313431 Washer
7661501309YZ Yoke & rod assy
7661501306E701 Gear mount brkt
7661501293 Hair pin
7661501075YZ Yoke adapter assy
7661501067 Chute rotation gear
85451443 Crank knob
855309312 Flatwasher
85673664 Nut
860581618 Eye bolt
861148 Eye bolt grommet
86371045 Nut
86471072 Washer
86771046 Nut
868002X98 Bolt
86915X145 Nut
8701501074YZ Chute crank assy
6501501563YZ Shaft, axle
6521501089 Sprocket & hub
65301X193 Screw
65415X145 Nut
6551501114 Axle bearing
671712120 Flatwasher
6731501138 Bushing
6751501022 Rt tire & rim
676577015 Screw
67715X145 Nut
678239 Retainer ring
67973842 Pin
6801501021 Lh tire & rim
7701501203E549 Panel
771002X99 Bolt
77271067 Flatwasher
77315X145 Nut
0761078 Danger stripe decal
0760983 Tool box-belt cover decal
048X389 Decal
048X358 Nameplate decal
048X349 Speed select decal
048X2038 Auger drive-engage decal
048X2036 Danger & foot decal
048X2034 Danger chute-hand decal