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SEARS OWNER'S MANUAL MODEL NO . 944.524591 ICRIIFT . TMIIN ° [ Caution : 9.5 HP Read and follow all Safety Rules 27 " TWO - STAGE and Instructions POWER - PROPELLED Before Operating This Equipment SNOW THROWER • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Service and Adjustments • Repair Parts Sears Canada , Inc . , Toronto , Ontario M5B 2B8
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IMPORTANT Safe Operation Practices for Walk - Behind Snow Throwers This snow thrower is capable of amputating hands and feet and throwing objects . Failure to observe the following safety instructions could result in serious injury . WARNING : Snow throwers have ex - Look for this symbol to point out im - posed rotating parts , which can cause portant safety precautions . It meansR severe injury from contact , or from ma - CAUTION ! H BECOMEALERT ! H YOU & terial thrown from the discharge chute . SAFETY IS INVOLVED . & Keep the area of operation clear of all persons , small children and pets at all times including startup . WARNING : Always disconnect spark plug wire and place it where it cannot contact plug in order to prevent acci - CAUTION : Muffler and other engine & dental starting when setting up , trans - parts become extremely hot during & porting , adjusting or making repairs . operation and remain hot after engine has stopped . To avoid severe burns on contact , stay away from these areas . WARNING : This snow thrower is for use on sidewalks , driveways and other ground level surfaces . Caution should WARNING : Engine exhaust , some of be exercised while using on slopingon its constituents , and certain vehicle surfaces . Do not use snow thrower components contain or emit chemi - surfaces above ground level such as cals known to the State of California roofs of residences , garages , porches to cause cancer and birth defects or or other such structures or buildings . other reproductive harm . Training ( f ) Keep the nozzle in contact with the rim of the fuel 1 . Read , understand and follow all instructions on the tank or container opening at all times , until refuel - machine and in the manual ( s ) before operating this ing is complete . Do not use a nozzle lock - open unit . Be thoroughly familiar with the controls and the device . proper use of the equipment . Know how to stop the unit and disengage the controls quickly . ( g ) Replace gasoline cap securely and wipe up spilled fuel . 2 . Never allow children to operate the equipment . Never allow adults to operate the equipment without proper ( h ) If fuel is spilled on clothing , change clothing im - instruction . mediately . 3 . Keep the area of operation clear of all persons , par - 5 , Use extension cords and receptacles as specified rbys ticularly small children . the manufacturer for all units with electric drive moto or electric starting motors . 4 . Exercise caution to avoid slipping or falling , especially when operating the snow thrower in reverse . 6 . Adjust the collector housing height to clear gravel or crushed rock surface . Preparation 7 . Never attempt to make any adjustments while the 1 . Thoroughly inspect the area where the equipment is , engine ( motor ) is running ( except when specifically to be used and remove all doormats , sleds , boards recommended by manufacturer ) . wires , and other foreign objects . 8 . Always wear safety glasses or eye shields during op - 2 . Disengage all clutches and shift into neutral before eration or while performing an adjustment or repair to starting the engine ( motor ) . protect eyes from foreign objects that may be thrown from the machine . 3 . Do not operate the equipment without wearing adequate winter garments . Avoid loose fitting clothing that can get caught in moving parts . Wear footwear that will Operation improve footing on slippery surfaces . 1 . Do not put hands or feet near or under rotating pads . Keep clear of the discharge opening at all times . 4 . Handle fuel with care ; it is highly flammable 2 . Exercise extreme caution when operating on orcross - ( a ) Use an approved fuel container . ing gravel drives , walks , orroads . Stay alert for hidden ( b ) Never add fuel to a running engine or hot en - hazards or traffic . gine . 3 . After striking a foreign object , stop the engine ( motor ) , ( c ) Fill fuel tank outdoors with extreme care . Never fill remove the wire from the spark plug , disconnect the fuel tank indoors . cord on electric motors , thoroughly inspect the snow ( d ) Never fill containers inside avehicie or on atruck or thrower for any damage , and repair the damage before trailer bed with a plastic liner . Always place contain - restarting andoperating the snow thrower . ers on the ground , away from your vehicle , before 4 . If the unit should start to vibrate abnormally , stop the filling . engine ( motor ) and check immediately for the cause . ( e ) When practical , remove gas - powered equipment Vibration is generally a warning of trouble . from the truck or trailer and refuel it on the ground . 5 . Stop the engine ( motor ) whenever you leave the oper - If this is not possible , then refuel such equipment ating position , before unclogging the collector / impeller on a trailer with a portable container , rather than housing or discharge chute , and when making any from a gasoline dispenser nozzle . repairs , adjustments or inspections . 2
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6 . Whencleaning , repairingor inspectingthe snow Clearing a Clogged Discharge Chute throwers , toptheengineandmakecertainthecollector / Hand contactwith the rotating impeller insidethe discharge impellearndallmovingpartshavestoppedD . isconnect chute is the most common cause of injury associated with thesparkplugwireandkeepthewireawayfromthee snow throwers . Never use your hand to clean out the dis - plugt . oprevenstomeonefromaccidentalslytartingth charge chute . To clear the chute : engine . 1 . SHUT THE ENGINE OFF ! 7 . Donotruntheengineindoorse , xcepwt henstarting theengineandfortransportintghesnowthroweirnor 2 . Wait 10 seconds to be sure the impetler blades have outofthebuildingO . pentheoutsidedoors ; exhaust stopped rotating . fumesaredangerous . 3 . Always use a clean - out tool , not your hands . 8 . Exerciseextremecautionwhenoperatingonslopes . 9 . Neveor peratethesnowthrowewrithouptropegr uards , Maintenance and Storage andothersafetyprotectivdeevicesinplaceandwork - 1 . Check shear bolts and other bolts at frequent intervals ing . for proper tightness to be sure the equipment is in safe 10 . Neverdirectthedischargetowardpeopleor areas working condition . wherepropertdyamagecanoccur . Keepchildrenand 2 . Never store the machine with fuel in the fuel tank othersaway . inside a building where ignition sources are presents such as hot water heaters , space heaters , or clothe 11 . Donotoverloadthemachinecapacitybyattempting to clearsnowattoofasta rate . dryers . Allow the engine to cool before storing in any enclosure . 12 . Neveroperatethemachineat hightransporstpeeds onslipperysurfacesL . ookbehindandusecarewhen 3 . Always refer to operator's manual for important detailsed if the snow thrower is to be stored for an extend operatinginreverse . period . 13 . Disengagpeowertothecollector / impellwehr ensnow throweristransporteodrnotinuse . 4 . Maintain or replace safety and instruction labels , as necessary . 14 . Useonlyattachmentasndaccessorieaspprovedby themanufactureorfthesnowthrower ( suchaswheel 5 . Run the machine a few minutes after throwing snow weightsc , ounterweightosr , cabs ) . to prevent freeze - up of the collector / impeller . 15 . Neveroperatethesnowthrowewr ithougt oodvisibility or light . Alwaysbesureofyourfooting , andkeepa firmholdonthehandlesW . alk ; neverrun . 16 . Nevertoucha hotengineormuffler . TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY RULES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 - 3 MAINTENANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 - 16 PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 - 19 WARRANTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 STORAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 ASSEMBLY / PRE - OPERATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 - 8 TROUBLESHOOTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 OPERATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 - 15 REPAIR PARTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 - 38 SEARS SERVICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BACK COVER 3
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LIMITED TWO ( 2 ) YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN SNOW THROWER For two ( 2 ) years from date of purchase Sears Canada , Inc . will repair or replace , at Sears option , free of charge parts which are defective as a result of material or workmanship . COMMERCIAL OR RENTAL USE : Warranty on Snow Thrower will be 90 days from date of purchase if used for commercial or rental purposes . This Warranty does NOT cover : 1 . Pre - delivery set - up . 2 . Expendable items which become worn during normal use such as belts , spark plugs air cleaners , and shear pine , as we damage to the engine resu ting from operating snow thrower with insufficient oil . 3 . Repairs necessary because of operator abuse or negligence , including the failure to operate and main - tain the equipment according to the instructions contained in the Owner's Manual . 4 . Tire replacement or repair caused by punctures from outside objecta , such as nails , thorns , stumps or glass . Warranty service is available by returning the Craftsman Snow Throwerto the nearest Sears Service Centre / Department in Canada . This warranty applies only while this product is in use in Canada . This warranty is in addition to any statutory warranty and does NOT exclude or limit legal rights you may have but shalll run concurrently with applicable provincial legislation . Furthermore , some provinces do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty will last , so the above limitations may not apply to you . Sears Canada , Inc . , Toronto , Ontario MSB 2B8 CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a new snow PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS thrower . It has been designed , engineered and manufactured to give best possible dependability and performance . Gasoline Capacity 4,54 Liters and Type : Unleaded Regular only Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy , please contact your nearest Sears service centre / Oil Type SAE 5W - 30 or 10W - 30 department . We have competent , well - trained technicians ( API SG - SL ) : ( 0 ° F to + 40 ° F / - 18 ° C to + 5 ° C ) and the proper tools to service or repair this unit . Synthetic SAE 5W - 30 or 10W - 30 Please read and retain this manual . The instructions will ( below 0 ° F / - 18 ° C ) enable you to assemble and maintain your snow thrower properly . Always observe the " SAFETY RULES " . Oil Capacity : 0,8 Liters SERIAL NUMBER : Spark Plug : Champion RC12YC Gap : 0,072 mm DATE OF PURCHASE : THE MODELAND SERIAL NUMBERSWtLLBE FOUND CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES ON A D ECALA'I - I'ACH ED TO THE REAR OFTH ESNOW THROWER HOUSING . • Read and observe the safety rules . • Follow a regular schedule in maintaining , caring for YOU SHOULD RECORD BOTH SERIAL NUMBERAND ' and using your snow thrower . DATE OF PURCHASE AND KEEP IN A SAFE PLACE • Follow the instructions under " Maintenance " and " Stor - FOR FUTURE REFERENCE . age " sections of this owner's manual . 4
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PARTS PACKED SEPARATELY IN CARTON ( 1 ) MULTI - ( 1 ) POWER WRENCH 0 ( 1 ) TRACTION DRIVE CONTROL ROD ( 1 ) DISCHARGE CHUTE ( 1 ) AUGER CONTROL ROD 7 EXTRA SHEAR BOLTS AND NUTS I L I ( 4 ) SHOULDER BOLTS ( 8 ) LOCKNUTS ( 4 ) CAPSCREWS I 1 / 4 - 20 x 2 ( AUGER SHAFT ) 1 / 4 - 20 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 5 / 8 ( IMPELLER ) I ROTATER HEAD MOUNTING ( 3 ) RETAINER © SPRINGS ( 1 ) WASHER 3 / 8 ( 1 ) LOCKNUT 3 / 8 _ J ] ( 1 ) SPRING CHUTE DEFLECTOR REMOTE CONTROL ( 1 ) LOCKNUT ( 1 ) WASHER ( 1 ) CARRIAGE ( 1 ) LOCKNUT ( 1 ) NYLON ( 1 ) SHOULDER0 5116 - 18 BOLT 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 1 / 4 - 20 WASHER BOLT 1 / 4 - 2 5
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ASSEMBLY / PRE - OPERATION Read these instructions and this manual in its entirety before INSTALL SPEED CONTROL ROD ( See Figs . 1 and 2 ) you attempt to assemble or operate your new snow thrower . 1 . Remove plastic tie securing rod to lower handle . Your new snow thrower has been assembled at the factory 2 . Insert rod into speed control bracket and secure with with the exception of those parts left unassembled for ship - retainer spring . ping purposes . All parts such as nuts , washers , bolts , etc . , necessary to complete the assembly have been placed in SPEED the parts bag . To ensure safe and proper operation of your CONTROL snow thrower , all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely . Use the correct tools as necessary to ensure proper tightness . REMOVE SNOW THROWER FROM CARTON UPPER HANDLE 1 . Remove all accessible loose parts and parts boxes from carton . 2 . Cut down all four corners of carton and lay panels flat . 3 . Remove all packing materials except plastic tie holding HANDLE KNOB speed control rod to lower handle . 4 . Remove snow thrower from carton and check carton thoroughly for additional loose parts . LOWER HOW TO SET UP YOUR SNOW THROWER TOOL BOX ( See Fig . 10 ) A toolbox is provided on your snow thrower . The toolbox is located on top of the belt cover , Store the extra shear bolts , nutsand multi - wrench provided in parts bag inthe toolbox . NOTE : The multi - wrench may be used for assembly of the chute rotator headto snow thrower and making adjustments to the skid plates . UNFOLD UPPER HANDLE 1 . Raise upper handle tothe operating position and tighten handle knobs securely . FIG . 1 SPEED SPEED CONTROL CONTROL BRACKET LEVER FIG . 2 6
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ASSEMBLY / PRE - OPERATION INSTALL TRACTION DRIVE CONTROL ROD INSTALL AUGER CONTROL ROD ( See Figs . 5 and 6 ) ( See Figs . 3 and 4 ) The auger control rod has the short loop on the end of the spring as shown . The traction drive control rod has the long loop on the end of the spring as shown . 1 . Slide rubber sleeve up rod and hook end of spring into control arm with loop opening up as shown . 1 . Slide rubber sleeve up rod and hook end of spring into pivot bracket with loop opening down as shown , 2 . With topend of rod positioned under rightside of control panel , push down on rod and insert end of rod into hole 2 . With top end of rod positioned under left side of control in auger control bracket . Secure with retainer spring . panel , push rod down and insert top end of rod into hole in drive control bracket . Secure with retainer spring . AUGER I TRACTION DRIVE ROD CONTROL ARM PIVOT BRACKET FIG . 5 FIG . 3 AUGER CONTROL RETAINER LEVER TRACTION DRIVE RETAINER SPRING \ CONTROL LEVER CONTROL BRACKET CONTROLET BRACK FIG . 6 FIG , 4 7
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ASSEMBLY / PRE - OPERATION INSTALL DISCHARGE CHUTE / CHUTE ROTATER HEAD INSTALL CHUTE DEFLECTOR REMOTE CONTROL ( See Fig . 7 ) ( See Figs . 8 and 9 ) 1 . Install remote cable bracket to discharge chute with NOTE : The multi - wrench provided in your parts bag may 5 / 16 - 18 carriage bolt , flat washer and 5 / 16 - 18 Iocknut be used to install the chute rotater head . as shown . Tighten securely . 1 . Place discharge chute assembly on top of chute base 2 . Install remote cable eyelet to chute deflector with with discharge opening toward front of snow thrower . 1 / 4 - 20 shoulder bolt , nylonwasher and 1 / 4 - 20 Iocknut 2 . Positionchuterotaterheadoverchutebracket . Ifneces - as shown . Tighten securely . sary , rotate chute assembly to align square and pin on un - 3 . Install spring hooks between hex nuts on chute rotater derside of chute rotater head with holes in chute bracket . head and into hole in chute deflector as shown . 3 . With chute rotater head and chute bracket aligned , position chute rotater head on pin and threaded stud CHUTE SPRING 1 / 4 - 20 of mounting bracket . SHOULDERLT BO 4 . Install 3 / 8 washer and Iocknut on threaded stud and NYLONHER tighten securely . WAS HOOK BETWEEN CABLE HEX NUTS CHUTE EYELET ON CHUTE ROTATER ROTATER HEAD _ 1 _ 18 CARRIAGE BOLT REMOTE CABLE FLAT PIN WASHER 5 / 1 _ 18 LOCKNUT STUD FIG . 8 ROTATER HEAD MOUNTING BRACKET FIG . 7 CHUTE DEFLECTOR CONTROL LEVER FIG . 9 CHECK TIRE PRESSURE The tires on your snow thrower were overinflated at the fac - tory for shipping purposes . Correct and equal tire pressure is important for best snow throwing performance . • Reduce tire pressure to 14 - 17 PSI ( 19 - 24.5 N - m ) . 8
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OPERATION KNOW YOUR SNOW THROWER READ THIS OWNER'S MANUALAND ALL 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 . These symbols may appear on your snow thrower or in literature supplied with the product . Learn and understand their meaning . DANGER ENGINE ENGINE FAST SLOW CHOKE PRIMER OR WARNING ON OFF READ AND FOLLOW ALL SAFETY INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE OF THIS PRODUCT . FUEL OIL FORWARD REVERSE KEEP THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE REFERENCE . IGNITION KEY . INSERT TO START AND RUN , PULL OUT TO STOP . DISENGAGED ENGAGED SNOW TRACTION DISCHARGE DRIVECONTROL 9
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OPERATION GASOLINE ELECTRIC AUGER DISCHARGE CHUTE CONTROL LEVER FILLER I START CONTROL BUTTON LEVER DRIVE SPEED DEFLECTOR REMOTE CONTROL LEVER CONTROL LEVER RECOIL ( AUXILIARY ) STARTER HANDLE CHUTE DRIVE CHOKE " DEFLECTOR CONTROL CON - LEVER TROL PRIMER " LHTURN TRIGGER SAFETY IGNWION GHT CHUTE SWITCH FUEL SHUT - OFF VALVE THROTTLE / ENGINEOL CONTR KNOB TOOLBOX NOTE : ITEMS ABOVE ARE SHOWN IN THEIR ATYPICALTHEL LOCATION ONCTU ENGINE . A LOCATION MAY VARY WITH THE ENGINE , ON YOUR UNIT FIG . 10 MEETS A . N . S . I . SAFETY REQUIREMENTS Our snow throwers conform to the standards of the American National Standards Institute . Drive speed control lever - used to select forward or Toolbox - used to store spare shear bolts , Iocknuts and wrench . reverse motion and speed of snow thrower , Traction drive control lever - used to engage power - pro - Safety ignition switch - must be pushed inforthe . engineto start and run . Pull out when snow thrower is not in use pelled forward or reverse motion of snow thrower . Electric start button - used for starting the engine . Auger control lever - used to engage auger motion ( throw snow ) . Recoil ( auxiliary ) starter handle - usedforstarting engine . Discharge chute control lever - used to change the Primer - pumps additional fuel from the carburetor to the direction the snow is thrown . cylinder for use when starting a cold engine . Deflector remote control lever - used to change the Choke Control - used for starting a cold engine . distance the snow is thrown . Throttle / Engine control - used to select either FAST or Skid plate - used to adjust height of scraper barfrom ground . SLOW engine speed and to STOP the engine . Drift cutter - used to cut through deep snowdrifts . LH and RH turn triggers - used to steer the snow thrower . 10
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OPERATION The operation of any snow thrower can result TO USE CHOKE CONTROL ( See Fig . 13 ) in foreign objects thrown into the eyes , which The choke control is located on the engine . Use the choke can result in severe eye clamage . Always wear control whenever you are starting a cold engine . 0o not safety glasses or eye shields while operating use to start a warm engine . your snow thrower or performing any adjust - • To engage choke , turn knob clockwise . Slowly turn ments or repairs . We recommend standard safety glasses knob counterclockwise to disengage . or a wide vision safety mask worn over spectacles . HOW TO USE YOUR SNOW THROWER / , . ml \ l Know how to operate all controls before adding fuel or attempting to start the engine . STOPPING OFF ( _ FULL TRACTION DRIVE • Release traction drive control lever to stop the forward or reverse movement of the snow thrower . FIG . 13 AUGER TO CONTROL SNOW DISCHARGE ( See Fig . 14 ) • Release the auger control lever to stop throwing snow . WARNING : Snow throwers have ex - ENGINE posed rotating parts , which can cause 1 . Move throttle control to " STOP " position . severe injury from contact , or from ma - terial thrown from the discharge chute . 2 . Pull safety ignition switch out to prevent unauthorized Keep the area of operation clear of all use . persons , small children and pets at all NOTE : Never use choke to stop engine . times including startup . TO USE FUEL SHUT - OFF VALVE ( See Fig . 11 ) WARNING : Ifthe discharge chuta orau - The fuel shut - off valve is located beneath the fuel tank on the engine . Always operate the snow thrower with the fuel and wait for all moving parts to stop . Use ger become clogged , shut - off engine shut - off valve in the OPEN position . the clean - out tool , NOT YOUR HANDS , to unclog the chute and / or auger . The DIRECTION in which snow is to bethtown is controlled by the discharge chute control lever . • To change the discharge chute position , press down - ward on discharge chute control lever and move lever left or right until chute is in desired position . Be sure I i _ OPEN lever springs back and locks into desired position . ! I The DISTANCE that snow is thrown is controlled by the position of the chute deflector . Set the deflector low to I j OFF throw snow a short distance ; set the deflector higher to throw snow farther . FIG . 11 Press downward on chute deflector control lever and TO USE THROTTLE CONTROL ( See Fig . 12 ) move lever forward to lower the deflector and decrease the distance . Move lever back to raise the deflector The throttlecontrolis located onthe engine . Always operate and increase the distance . Be sure lever springs back the snow thrower with the engine at full throttle . Full throttle and locks into desired position . offers the best snow thrower performance . DISCHARGE CHUTER CONTROL LEVE C " = bt ) SLOW _ FAST CHUTE DEFLECTOR REMOTE CONTROL LEVER FIG . 12 11 FIG . 14
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OPERATION TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD ( See Fig . 17 ) TO THROW SNOW ( See Fig . 15 ) SELF - PROPELLING , forward and reverse movement of The auger rotation is controlled by the auger control lever the snow thrower , is controlled by the traction drive control located on the right side handle • lever located on the left side handle . • Squeeze auger control lever to handle to engage the auger and throw snow . • Squeeze tractiondrive control lever to handle to engage the drive system . • Release the auger control lever to stopthrowing snow . • Release traction drive control lever to stop the forward or reverse movement of the snow thrower • AUGER CONTROL SPEED and DIRECTION are controlled by the drive speed LEVER control lever . Press downward on the speed control lever and move lever to desired position BEFORE engaging the trac - tion drive control lever . Be sure lever springs back and locks into desired position . I CAUTION : Do not move speed control lever | when traction drive control lever is engaged . Damage to the snow thrower can result . FIG . 15 I USING THE CLEAN - OUT TOOL ( See Fig . 16 ) • Slower speeds are for heavier snow and faster speeds In certain snow conditions , the discharge chute may be - are for lightsnow and transporting the snowthrower . It come clogged with ice and snow . Use the clean - out tool to is recommended that you use a slower speed untilyou dislodge this blockage . are familiar with the operation of the snow thrower . NOTE : When both traction drive and auger control tevers When cleaning , repairing , or inspecting , make are engaged , the traction drive control lever will lock the certain all controls are disengaged and the auger control lever in the engaged position . This will allow auger / impeller and all moving parts have you to release your right hand from the handle and adjust stopped . Disconnect the spark plug wire and the discharge chute direction without interruptingthe snow keep the wire away from the spark plug to pre - throwing process . vent accidental starting . TRACTION DRIVE F / _ • Release the auger control lever and shut offthe engine . • Remove the clean - out toot from it's mounting clip . Grasp the tool firrnlyby the handle and push and twist the tool into the discharge chute to dislodge the blockage . After the packed snow has been dislodged , return the clean - out tool to it's mounting clip by pushing it into the clip . • Make sure the discharge chute is pointed in a safe di - rection ( no vehicles , buildings , people , or other objects are in the direction of discharge ) before restarting the CONTROL LEVER engine . FIG . 17 • Restart the engine , then squeeze the auger control lever to the handle to clear snow from the auger hous - POWER STEERING OPERATION ( See Fig . 18 ) ing and the discharge chute . Steeringtriggersareusedtoassistinsteeringyoursnowthmw - er . The triggers are located onthe undemide of each handle . When atrigger issqueezed , itdisengages the ddvewheel non . DISCHARGE CHUTE that sideof snowthrowerand allows ittoturn inthatdirectio • To turn left - squeeze left side trigger . • To turn right - squeeze right side trigger • LH TURN RH TURN CLEAN - OUT _ TRIGGER TRIGGER TOOL \ MOUNTING FIG . 16 12 FIG . 18
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OPERATION TO ADJUST SKID PLATES ( See Fig . 19 ) BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE NOTE : The wrench provided inyour parts bag may be used CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL ( See Fig . 21 ) to adjust the skid plates . The engine on your snow thrower has been shipped , from Skid plates are located on each side of the auger housing the factory , already filled with oil . and adjust the clearance between the scraper bar and the 1 . Check engine oil with snow thrower on level ground . ground surface . Adjust skid plates evenly to proper heightn for current surface conditions . For removal of snow i 2 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe clean , reinsert the dipstick and screw tight , wait for a few seconds , normal conditions , such as a paved driveway or sidewalk , remove and read oil level . If necessary , add oil until place skid plates in the highest position ( lowest scraper " FULL " mark on dipstick is reached . Do not overfill . clearance ) to give a 5 mm clearance between the scraper bar and the ground . Use a middle position if the surface • To change engine oil , see " TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL " to be cleared is uneven . in the Maintenance section of this manual . NOTE : It is not recommended to operate the snow thrower ADD GASOLINE ( See Fig . 21 ) over gravel or rocky surfaces . Objects such as gravel , rocks • Fill fuel tank to bottom of tank filler neck . Do not over - or other debris , can easily be picked up and thrown by the fill . Use fresh , clean , regular unleaded gasoline with impeller , which can cause serious personal injury , property a minimum of 87 octane . Do not mix oil with gasoline . damage or damage to the snow thrower . Purchase fuel inquantities that can be used within 30 • If snow thrower must be operated over gravel surface , days to assure fuel freshness . use extra caution and be sure skid plates are adjusted to lowest ( highest scraper clearance ) position . fuel . Do not store , spill or use gasoline 1 . Shut off engine and wait for all moving parts to stop . WARNING : Wipe off any spilled oil or near an open flame . 2 . Adjust skid plates by loosening the rear 1 / 2 " hex nute only , then moving skid plate to desired position . Be sur both plates are adjusted evenly . Tighten securely . CAUTION : Alcohol blended fuels ( called gas - ohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture which leads to separation and for - ( LOW GROUND mation of acids during storage . Acidic gas can CLEARANCE ) damage the fuel system of an engine while in I storage . To avoid engine problems , the fuel t HOUSING system should be emptied before storage of I I 30 days or longer . Empty the gas tank , start I the engine and let it run until the fuel lines and 1 / 2 " HEX NUT carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel next eea - son . See Storage Instructions for additional information . Never use engine or carburetor LOW POSITION ( HIGH GROUND CLEARANCE ) cleaner products in the fuel tank or permanent FIG . 19 damage may occur . SCRAPER BAR The scraper bar is not adjustable , but is reversible . After CHOKE ENGINE OIL GASOLINE considerable use it may become worn . When it has worn CONTROL FILL CAP / DIPSTICK FILLER CAP almost to the edge of the housing , it can be reversed , providing additional service before requiring replacement . FUEL SHUT - Replace a damaged or worn scraper bar . STARTER TO USE DRIFT CUTTERS ( See Fig . 20 ) BU'I - rON Use the drift cuttersto cut through deep snowdrifts that are higher than the front of the snow thrower . • Loosen upper adjustment nut enough to allow drift cutter to be raised to highest position and tighten nut securely . Repeat for opposite side of snow thrower . • When not using drift cutters , loosen adjustment nut , lower to storage position and tighten nut securely . AUGER HOUSING PRIMER RECOIL STARTER SAFETY DRIFT HANDLE IGNITION CuI - rER SWITCH THRO'n'LE ADJUST - NOTE : ALL ITEMS ARE SHOWN IN THEIR TYPICAL LOCATION , MENT NUT ACTUAL LOCATION MAY VARY WITH ENGINE ON YOUR UNIT . FIG . 20 13 FIG . 21
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OPERATION TO START ENGINE WARM START - RECOIL STARTER • Be sure fuel shut - off valve is in the OPEN position . Follow the steps above , keeping the choke in the OFF position . DO NOT push the primer . Your snow thrower engine is equipped with both a 120 Voltr A . C . etectdc starter and a recoil starter . The electric starte BEFORE STOPPING is equipped with a three - wire power cord and plug and is Run the engine for a few minutes to help dry off any mois - designed to operate on 120 Volt A . C . household current . ture on the engine . • Be sure your house is a 120 Volt A . C . three - wire To avoid possible freeze - up of the starter , proceed as follows : grounded system . If you are uncertain , consult a licensed electrician . ELECTRIC STARTER 1 . Connect the power cord to the engine . WARNING : Do not use the electric 2 . Plug the other end of the power cord into a three - hole starter if your house is not a 120 Volt grounded 120 Volt A . C . receptacle . A . C . three - wire grounded system . Se - rious personal injury or damage to your 3 . While the engine is running , push starter button and snow thrower could result . spin the starter for several seconds . NOTE : The unusual sound made while starter is spinning COLD START - ELECTRIC STARTER will not harm the engine or starter . 1 . Push safety ignition switch in , 4 . Disconnect the power cord from the receptacle first , 2 . Place threttle control in FAST position . then from the engine . 3 . Rotate choke control to FULL position . RECOIL STARTER 4 . Connect the power cord to the engine . 1 . While the engine is running , pull the recoil starter handle with rapid , full arm strokes three or four times . 5 . Plug the other end of the power cord into a three - hole grounded 120 Volt A . C . receptacle . NOTE : The unusual sound made while pulling the recoil starter handle will not harm the engine or starter . NOTE : Do not use primer when starting engine with the electric starter . IF RECOIL STARTER HAS FROZEN 6 . Push starter button until engine starts . If the recoil starter has frozen and will not turn the engine , proceed as follows : IMPORTANT : Do not crank engine more than five con - tinuous seconds between each time you try to start . Wait 1 . Grasp the recoil starter handle and slowly pull as much 5 to 10 seconds between each attempt . rope out of the starter as possible . 7 . When the engine starts , release the starter button and 2 . Release the recoil starter handle and let it snap back slowly move the choke control to the OFF position . against the starter . 8 . Disconnect the power cord from the receptacle first , If the engine still fails to start , repeat the above steps or then from the engine . use the electric starter . Allow the engine to warm up for a few minutes . Engine will SNOW THROWING TIPS not develop full power until it has reached normal operating temperature . • Always operate the snow thrower with the engine at full throttle . Full throttle offers the best performance , WARM START - ELECTRIC STARTER • Goslowerindeep , freezingorheavywetsnow . Usethe Follow the steps above , keeping the choke control in the drive speed control , NOT the throttle , to adjust speed . OFF position . • It is easier and more efficient to remove snow imme - COLD START - RECOIL STARTER diately after it falls . 1 . Push safety ignition switch in . • The best time to remove snow is the early morning . At 2 . Place throttle control in FAST position . this time the snow is usually dry and has not been ex - posed to the direct sun and warming temperatures , 3 . Rotate choke control to FULL position . • Slightly overlap each successive path to ensure all 4 . Push the primer four ( 4 ) times if the temperature is snow will be removed . below 15 ° F / - 10 ° C , or two ( 2 ) times if temperature is • Throw snow downwind whenever possible . between 15 ° and 50 ° F / - 10 ° C and 10 ° C , Iftemperature is above 50 ° F / 10 ° C , pnming is not necessary . • Adjust the skid plates to proper height for current snowhis conditions . See " TO ADJUST SKID PLATES " in t NOTE : Overpriming maycause flooding , preventing the en - section of this manual . gine from starting . Ifyou do flood the engine , wait a few min - utes before attempting to start and DO NOT push the primer . • For extremely heavy snow , reduce the width of snow removal byoverlapping previous path and moving slowly . 5 . Pull recoil starter handle quickly . Do not allow starter rope to snap back . • Keep engine clean and clear of snow during use . This will help air flow and extend engine life . 6 . When the engine starts , releasethe recoilstarter handle and slowly move the choke control to the OFF position . • After snow - threwing is completed , allow engine to runfor a few minutes to melt snow and ice off the engine . Allow the engine to warm up for a few minutes . Engine will not develop full power until it has reached normal operating • Clean the entire snow thrower thoroughly after each 14 temperature . use and wipe dry so it is ready for next use .
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during a heavy , windy snowstorm can blind you and be hazardous to the safe operation of the I & WARNING : Do not operate snow thrower if weather conditions impair visibility . Throwing snow I snow thrower . MAINTENANCE MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE AS YOU COMPLETE REGSUERRV , CE Check for Loose Fasteners I _ v ' Clean / Inspect Snow Thrower If v ' Check / Replace V - Belts Lubrication Chart v ' v ' R Check Engine Oil Level Change Engine Oil Inspect Muffler Check / Replace Spark Plug i / Empty Fuel Tank GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS LUBRICATION CHART Thewarranty on this snowthrower does not cover itemsthat ( ! ) SAE 5 ! / t / - 30 Motor Oil have been subjected to operator abuse or negligence . To receive full value from the warranty , operator must maintain ( _ ) See " ENGINE " in snow thrower as instructed in this manual . Some adjust - ments will need to be made periodically to properly maintain Maintenance section your snow thrower . ( _ ) General At least once a season , check to see if you should make Purpose any of the adjustments described in the Service and Ad - Grease justments section of this manual . • At least once a year , you should replace the spark plug _ ) Engine oil and check belts for wear . A new spark plug will help your engine run better and last longer . • Follow the maintenance schedule in this manual . NOTE : Use only Original Equipment Manufacturer ( OEM ) parts to service this unit . Failure to do so can cause the unit to malfunction and pose a risk of injury to the operator . BEFORE EACH USE 1 . Check engine oil level 2 . Check for loose fasteners . 3 . Checkcontrols to be surethey are functioningproperly . Pivot LUBRICATION points Keep your snow thrower well lubricated ( _ Auger ( See " LUBRICATION CHART " ) . grease fittings SNOW THROWER • Keep tires free of gasoline and oil , which can harm Always observe the safety rules when performing any rubber . maintenance . NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent flat tires due to TIRES slow leaks , tire sealant may be purchased from your local parts dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and • Maintain proper air pressure in both tires ( See " PROD - UCT SPECIFICATIONS section in this manual ) , 15 corrosion .
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MAINTENANCE V - BELTS TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL Check V - belts for deterioration and wear after every 50 Determine temperature range anticipated before next oil hours of operation and replace if necessary . The belts change . All oil must meetAPI service classification SG - SL . are not adjustable . Replace belts if they begin to stip from • Be sure snow thrower is on level surface . wear . ( See " TO REMOVE BELT COVER " in the Service • Oil will drain more freely when warm . and Adjustments section of this manual ) . • Catch oil in a suitable container . The V - belts on you rsnow thrower are of special construction and should be replaced by original equipment manufacturer NOTE : The left side wheel may be removed from snow ( OEM ) belts available from your nearest dealer . Using other thrower for easier access to the oil drain plug and place - than OEM belts can cause personal injury or damage to ment of a suitable container . The unit tilted , resting on the the snow thrower . frame with the left wheel removed , will help drain any oil trapped inside the engine . ( See " TO REMOVE WHEELS " AUGER GEAR CASE in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual ) . The gear case was filled with lubricant to the proper 1 . Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place level at the factory . The only time the lubricant needs wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . attention is if service has been performed on the gear case . 2 . Clean area around drain plug . • If lubricant is required , use only Ronex ED # 1 grease . 3 . Remove drain plug and drain oil in a suitable container . TRACTION DRIVE SYSTEM 4 . Install drain plug and tighten securely . DO NOT lubricate the drive components inside the snow 5 . Wipe off any spilled oil from snow thrower and engine . thrower . The sprockets , hex shafts , drive disc and friction 6 . Install left wheel ( if removed for draining oil ) . Be sure to wheel require no lubrication . The bearings and bushings install klick pin into proper hole in wheel axle ( See " TO are lifetime lubricated and require no maintenance . REMOVE WHEELS " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual ) . CAUTION : Any lubricatin _ of the above compo - 7 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful not to allow dirt nents can cause contamination of the friction to enter the engine . wheel and damage to the drive system of your snow thrower . 8 . Refill engine with oil through oil dipstick tube . Pour slowly . Do not overfill . For approximate capacity see " PRODUCTSPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual . ENGINE 9 . Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for checking level . Be sure dipstick cap is tightened securely for accurate LUBRICATION reading . Keep oil at " FULL " line on dipstick . Use only high quality detergent oil rated with API service 10 . Wipe off any spilled oil classification SG - SL . Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade according to your expected operating temperature , MUFFLER Inspect and replace corroded muffler as it could create a SAE VISCOSITY GRADES fire hazard and / or damage . SPARK PLUG Replace spark plug at the beginning of each season or after = | < every 100 hours of operation , whichever occurs first . Spark plug type and gap setting are shown in the " PRODUCT I " F - 20 0 30 32 40 SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual . " c - 3o - 20 - lo 6 lo CLEANING TEMPERATURE RANGE ANTICIPATED BEFORE NEXT OIL CHANGE IMPORTANT : For best performance , keep snow thrower housing free of any dirt or trash . Clean the outside of your NOTE : Although multi - viecosity oils ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) snow thrower after each use . improve starting in cold weather , these multi - viscosityoils will result in increased oil consumption when used above 32 ° F / 0 ° C . Check your engine oil level more frequently to from spark plug and place wire where it avoid possible engine damage from running low on oil . I WARNING : Disconnectsparkplugwire I cannot come in contact with plug . Change the oil after every 25 hours of operation or at least once a year if the snow thrower is not used for 25 hours Keep finished surfacest % vheels free of gasoline , oil , etc . in one year . We do not recommend using a garden hose to clean Checkthe crankcase oil level before startingthe engine and your snowthrower unless the electrical system , muffler after each five ( 5 ) hours of continuous use . Tighten oil fill and carburetor are covered to keep water out . Water cap / dipstick securely each time you check the oil level . in engine can result in shortened engine life . 16
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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS 1 . Disengage all controls and move throttle control to WARNING : To avoid serious injury , before STOP position . Wait for all moving parts to stop , performing any service or adjustments : 2 . Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place 1 . Be sure throttle is in STOP position . wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . 2 . Pull safety ignition switch out . 3 . Align holes in impeller hub with holes in impeller shaft and install two ( 2 ) new 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 5 / 8 " capscrew / shear 3 . Make sure the augers and all moving bolts . Install 1 / 4 - 20 Iocknuts and tighten securely . & parts have completely stopped . 4 . Disconnect spark plug wire from CAUTION : Do not substitute . Use only original spark plug and place wire where it equipment capscrew / shear bolts as supplied cannot come in contact with plug . I with your snow thrower . 4 . SNOW THROWER Connect spark plug wire to spark plug . TO ADJUST SNOW THROWER HEIGHT See " TO ADJUST SKID PLATES " and " SCRAPER BAR " ; 0 % . ° + in the Operation section of this manual . CHUTE DEFLECTOR The chute deflector , attached to the top of the discharge chute , is provided to direct discharging snow away from the operator . If the deflector becomes damaged , it should be replaced . never operate your snow thrower owithnu , I w + + . . oo . + o . , I the deflector removed or damaged . • To change directionand / or distance snow isdischarged , see " TO CONTROL SNOW DISCHARGE " in the Op - eration section of this manual . SHEAR BOLTS ( See Fig . 22 ) AUGER SHEAR BOLTS Both right and left - hand augers are secured to the auger shaft with a shoulder / shear bolt and hex nut , Should a for - FIG . 22 eign object or ice become lodged in the augers , the shear bolts are designed to break , preventing damage to any TO REMOVE BELT COVER ( See Fig . 23 ) other components . If one or both augers do not turn when auger control lever is engaged , check to see if one or both 1 . Remove the two ( 2 ) screws securing belt cover to of the bolts have sheared , To replace the shear bolts : frame . 1 . Disengage all controls and move throttle control to 2 . Remove belt cover . STOP position • Wait for all moving parts to stop . • Replace belt cover by installing cover and screws and 2 . Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place tighten securely . wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . 3 . Align hole in auger hub with hole in auger shaft andall install a new 1 / 4 - 20 x 2 " shoulder / shear bolt . Inst 1 / 4 - 20 lock nut and tighten securely . I | CAUTION : Do not substitute . Use only original equipment shear bolts as supplied with your snow thrower . I I 4 . Connect spark plug wire to spark plug . IMPELLER SHEAR BOLTS The impeller is secured to the impeller shaft with two ( 2 ) capscrew / shear bolts and hex nuts . Should a foreign object or ice become lodged in the impeller , the capscrews are designed to break , preventing damage to any other com - SCREWS ponents . If impeller does not turn when auger control lever is engaged , check to see if the capscrews have sheared . FIG . 23 To replace the capscrew / shear bolts : 17
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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE BELTS ( See Fig . 24 ) The auger and traction drive belts are not adjustable . If the HINT : Insert a 3 / 8 " drive ratchet ( in the " ON " position ) intoe belts are damaged or begin to slip from wear , they should the square hole in idler arm and rotate ratchet clockwis be replaced . It is recommended that the belt ( s ) be replaced to relieve tension . by a Sears service centre / department . 8 . With tension relieved on idler , installnew traction drive NOTE : It is recommended that both the auger and traction belt around pulleys and inside belt keepers . drive belt be replaced at the same time . 9 . Place auger belt around and inside the groove of auger The V - belts onyoursnowthrowerare ofspecial construction pulley only . and should be replaced by originalequipment manufacturer 10 . While your assistant slowly raises handles to rejoin ( OEM ) belts available from your nearest Sears service the auger housing and frame assembly , pull up on the centre / department . Using other than OEM belts can cause auger belt and squeeze sides together above pulley _ ersonal injury or damage to the snow thrower . so belt is fully seated in groove of pulley . 11 . Bring snow thrower completely together and check WARNING : Belt replacement requires carefully for proper routing of belts . If auger belt has separation of the snow thrower . While become dislodged from the pulley ( by catching the idler separating the auger housing from thean arm bracket while bringing snow thrower together ) , frame assembly , it is important that separate the snow thrower and repeat step 10 . Belt assistant stand in the operating positione - must be fully seated in pulley groove when bringing and hold the snow thrower handles . S the snow thrower together . rious personal injury and / or damage tor the unit could occur if the snowthrowe 12 . Install the two ( 2 ) hex bolts and lock washers and tighten securely . should fall during the belt changing process . 13 . INSTALL ENGtNE PULLEY - Place belt in pulleygrooveer , and slide pulley on crankshaft . Install flat wash FRAME AUGER ASSEMBLY HOUSING Iockwasher and bolt and tighten securely ( 41 - 47 N - m torque ) . Make sure belt is inside belt keeper . 14 . INSTALL BELT COVER and two ( 2 ) screws . Tighten securely . 15 . INSTALL DISCHARGE CHUTE - See " INSTALL DIS - CHARGE CHUTE / CHUTE ROTATER HEAD " in the Assembly / Pre - Operation section of this manual . 1 . REMOVE GASOLINE FROM FUELTANK - Draingaso - line from fuel tank into a suitable container , outdoors , away from fire or flame . Wipe up any spilled gasoline . 2 . REMOVE DISCHARGE CHUTE - Loosen Iocknut securing chute rotator head to mounting bracket nonlyd enough to allow chute rotator head to be raised a discharge chute to be removed from snow thrower . HOLE . REMOVE BELT COVER - See " TO REMOVE BELT COVER " in this section of this manual . 4 . REMOVE ENGINE PULLEY - Remove bolt , Iockwasher and flat washer securing pulley to engine crankshaft . Remove outside ( auger ) pulley only from crankshaft . 5 . SEPARATE SNOW THROWER - With your assistant , standing in the operating position holding the handles remove the two ( 2 ) bolts and lock washers holding auger housing and frame together . have your assistant carefully lower the WARNING : As the last bolt is removed , handles down to the ground , . REMOVE AUGER BELT from around pulley . 7 . RELIEVE TENSION ON TRACTION DRIVE BELT IDLER and remove traction drive belt from around pulleys . 18 FIG . 24
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TOREMOVEWHEELS ( SeeFig . 25 ) NOTE : To seal punctures or prevent flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant may be purchased from your local parts • Remove the klik pin and remove wheel from axle . dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . IMPORTANT : When installing wheel , be sure to use the axle hole closest to the end of the shaft - do not use the ENGINE hole in the wheel hub ( if equipped ) . Inner hole in axle and CARBURETOR hole in wheel hubare notused foryour model snow thrower . Your carburetor is not adjustable . Engine performance should not be affected at altitudes up to 2,134 meters . If KLIK PIN ( INSTALL OUTER HOLE IN OUTER HOLE your engine does not operate properly due to suspected OF AXLE ONLY ) carburetor problems , take your snow thrower to a Sears service centre / department . ENGINE SPEED Never tamper withthe engine governor , which is factory set AXLE for proper engine speed . Overspeeding the engine above the factory high speed setting can be dangerous and will void the warranty . If you think the engine - governed high speed needs adjusting , contact a Sears service centre / de - WHEEL HUB partment , which has the proper equipment and experience to make any necessary adjustments . FIG . 25 STORAGE Immediately prepare your snow thrower for storage at the • Empty the fuel tank by starting the engine and letting end of the season or if the unit will not be used for 30 days it run until the fuel lines and carburetor are empty . or more . • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel tank or permanent damage may occur . WARNING : Never store the snow • Use fresh fuel next season . thrower with gasoline inthe tank inside a building where fumes may reach an NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable alternative in min - open flame , spark or pilot light as on a imizing the formation of fuel gum deposits during storage . & furnace , water heater , clothes dryer or Add stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or storage container . gas appliance . Allow the engine to cool Always follow the mix ratio found on stabilizer container . before storing in any enclosure . Run engine at least 10 minutes after adding stabilizer to allow the stabilizer to reach the carburetor . Do not empty the gas tank and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . SNOW THROWER ENGINE OIL When snow thrower is to be stored for a period of time , Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace with clean en - clean it thoroughly , remove all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . gine oil . ( See " ENGINE " in the Maintenance section of Store in a clean , dry area . this manual ) . 1 . Clean entire snow thrower ( See " CLEANING " in the Maintenance section of this manual ) . CYLINDER 2 . 1 . Inspect and replace belts , if necessary ( See TO RE - Remove spark plug . PLACE BELTS " in the Service and Adjustments section 2 . Pour approximately one ounce ( 30 ml ) of oil through of this manual ) . spark plug hole into cylinder . 3 . Lubricate as shown in the Maintenance section of this , Pull recoil starter handle slowly a few times to distribute manual . oil . 4 . Be surethat all nuts , bolts , screws , and pins are securely 4 . Replace with new spark plug . fastened . Inspect moving parts for damage , breakage and wear . Replace if necessary . OTHER 5 . Touch up al ! rusted or chipped paint surfaces ; sand • Do not store gasoline from one season to another . lightly before painting . • Replace your gasoline can if your can starts to rust . ENGINE Rust and / or dirt in your gasoline will cause problems . • if possible , store your snow thrower indoorsand cover FUEL SYSTEM it to protect it from dust and dirt . IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent gum deposits from • Cover your snowthrower witha suitableprotectivecover forming in essential fuel system parts such as carburetor , that does not retain moisture . Do not use plastic . Ptastic fuel hose , or tank duringstorage . Also , alcohol blended fuels cannot breathe , which allows condensation toform and ( called gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can attract will cause your snow thrower to rust . moisture which leads to separation and formation of acids during storage . Acidic gas can damage the fuel system of IMPORTANT : Never cover snow thrower while engine / exhaust area is still warm . an engine while in storage . 19
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TROUBLESHOOTING See appropriate section in manual unless directed to a Sears service centre / department . PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Does not start 1 . Fuel shut - off valve ( if so 1 . Turn fuel shut - off valve to OPEN position . equipped ) in OFF position . 2 . Safety ignition switch OUT . 2 . Push safety ignition switch IN . 3 . Out of fuel . 3 . Fitl fuel tank with fresh , clean gasoline . 4 . Throttle in STOP position . 4 . Move throttle to FAST position . 5 . Choke in OFF position . 5 . Move to FULL position . 6 . Primer not depressed . 6 . Prime as instructed in the Operation section of this manual . 7 . Engine is flooded . 7 . Wait a few minutes before restarting , DO NOT prime . 8 . Spark plug wire is 8 . Connect wire to spark plug . disconnected . 9 . Bad spark plug . 9 . Replace spark plug . 10 . Stale fuel . 10 . Empty fuel tank & carburetor , refill with fresh , clean gasoline . 11 . Water in fuel . 11 . Empty fuel tank & carburetor , refill with fresh , clean gasoline . Loss of power 1 . Spark plug wire loose . 1 . Reconnect spark plug wire . 2 . Throwing too much snow . 2 . Reduce speed and width of swath . 3 . Fuel tank cap is covered 3 . Remove ice and snow on and around fuel tank cap . with ice or snow . 4 . Dirty or clogged muffler . 4 . Clean or replace muffler . Engine idles or 1 . Choke is in FULL position . 1 . Move choke to OFF position . 2 . Clean fuel line . runs roughly 2 . Blockage in fuel line . 3 . Stale fuel . 3 . Empty fuel tank & carburetor , refill with fresh , clean gasoline . 4 . Water in fuel . 4 . Empty fuel tank & carburetor , refill with fresh , clean gasoline . 5 . Carburetor is in need of 5 . Contact a Sears service centre / department . adjustment or overhaul . Excessive 1 . Loose parts or damaged 1 . Tighten all fasteners . Replace damaged parts . If vibration vibration augers or impeller , remains , contact a Sears service centre / department . Recoil starter 1 . Frozen recoil starter . 1 . See " IF RECOIL STARTER HAS FROZEN " is hard to pull in the Operation section of this manual . Loss of traction 1 . Drive belt is worn . 1 . Check / replace drive belt . drive / slowing 2 . Drive belt is off of pulley . 2 . Check / reinstall drive belt . of drive speed 3 . Friction drive wheel is worn . 3 . Contact a Sears service centre / department . Loss of snow 1 . Auger belt is off of pulley . 1 . Check / reinstall auger belt . discharge or 2 . Auger belt is worn , 2 . Check / replace auger belt . slowing of 3 . Clogged discharge chute . 3 . Clean snow chute . snow discharge 4 . Augers / impeller jammed . 4 . Remove debris or foreign object from augers / impeller . 2O
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SERVICE NOTES 21
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REPAIR PARTS SNOW THROWER - - MODEL NUMBER 944.524591 AUGER HOUSING / IMPELLER ASSEMBLY 48 _ . 51 32 34 37 44 27 56 45 5O 41 40 15 52 20 23 55 24 21 10 29 55 23 24 31 27 52 17 21 20 30 21 22
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REPAIR PARTS SNOW THROWER - - MODEL NUMBER 944.524591 AUGER HOUSING I IMPELLER ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 4 191079 Pulley , Impeller 5 188909 Bearing Assembly , Flange 6 155377 Nut , Hex Flange 5 / 16 - 18 7 180355 Bolt , Flat Head , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 8 72250505 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 9 178820 Nut , Cage 3 / 8 - 16 10 178826X615 Housing , Auger 11 178690X479 Bar , Scraper 12 178675X008 Bracket , Corner Discharge 13 175322 Base , Discharge Chute 14 19111507 Washer , Flat 15 10040500 Washer , Lock 5 / 16 16 74950512 Screw , HexHead 5 / 16 - 18x3 / 4 17 155595 Fitting , Grease 18 179582 Screw , Hex Head 5 / 16 x 1 19 73800400 Nut , Hex Lock 1 / 4 - 20 20 73800500 Nut , Hex Lock 5 / 16 - 18 21 155415 Washer , Fiat 5 / 16 22 178777X479 Skid Plate , RH 23 179246 Washer , Nylon , Friction 24 72270506 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 25 185600 Bolt , Shoulder 1 / 4 - 20 26 174658 Bearing , Auger 27 174697 Washer , Thrust , 1 " 28 192090 Bolt , Shear 29 174762X479 Skid Plate , LH 30 198991X479 Auger Assembly , RH 31 198990X479 AugerAssembly , LH 32 174699 O - Ring 33 174700 Bushing , Flange 3 / 4 34 174681 Washer , Thrust 3 / 4 35 174684 Bearing , Thrust 3 / 4 36 174660 Shaft , Impeller 37 174683 Washer , Thrust 5 / 8 38 174686 Bushing , Flange 5 / 8 39 150078 Screw , HexHead 5 / 16 - 18x3 / 4 40 86447 Plug , Case 41 174688 Housing , Gearbox , RH 42 174698 Seal , Oil 43 174701 Bushing , Flange , 1 " 44 189282 Key , Square 1 / 4 x1 / 4 x 7 / 8 45 174659 Gear , Worm 46 174657 Shaft , Auger 47 174687 Housing , Gearbox , LH 48 175321X479 ImpellerAssembly 49 74780426 Screw , Hex Head 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 5 / 8 50 175311 Gasket , Gearbox 51 7836M Pin , Roll 3 / 16 x 1 - 1 / 8 52 181160X479 Bar , Drift Cutter 54 53847 Washer , Flat 1 / 4 55 188243 Kit , Shear ( Contains 6 each of Key Numbers 19 and 28 ) 56 180684 Multi - Wrench NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches . 1 inch = 25.4 mm IMPORTANT : Use only Original Equipment Manufacturer ( O . E . M . ) replacement parts . Failure to do so could be hazardous , damage your unit and void your warranty . 23
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REPAIR PARTS SNOW THROWER - - MODEL NUMBER 944.524591 CONTROL PANEL / DISCHARGE CHUTE 19 2 22 \ \ \ \ \ \ i \ 23 \ \ ' , \ \ 3 \ 4 20 25 6 9 29 10 27 11 7 18 \ \ 30 12 14 31 : 1 3 13 15 8
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REPAIR PARTS SNOW THROWER - - MODEL NUMBER 944.524591 CONTROL PANEL / DISCHARGE CHUTE KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 183334 Knob , Lever 2 17501010 Screw # 10 - 24 x 5 / 8 3 178674 Control Assembly , Deflector 4 73800600 Nut , Lock 3 / 8 - 16 5 19131316 Washer , Flat 3 / 8 6 178659 Control Assembly , Chute Rotater 7 178638X479 Support , Pivot 8 71210616 Screw , Hex Head 9 184505 Spring , Deflector 10 179829 Bolt , Shoulder 11 179246 Washer , Friction , Nylon 12 73800400 Nut , Lock 1 / 4 - 20 13 72250505 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 14 73800500 Nut , Lock 5 / 16 - 18 15 178628X615 Chute Assembly 16 178633X615 Deflector Assembly 17 179145 Seal , Deflector 18 128415 Rivet , Blind 19 183333 Knob , Speed Control Lever 20 72270506 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 21 155415 Washer , Flat 22 74041024 Screw # 10 - 24 x 1 - 1 / 2 23 188303 Control Assembly , Power Steedng 25 155377 Nut , Lock 5 / ! 6 - 18 26 198875 Lever Assembly , Speed Control 27 169675 Retainer , Hairpin 28 180445 Rod , Upper , Speed Control 29 187716 Rod , Lower , Speed Control 30 192710 Clamp , Mounting , Clean - Out Tool 31 192199 Tool , Clean - Out NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches . 1 inch = 25.4 mm IMPORTANT : Use only Original Equipment Manufacturer ( O . E . M . ) replacement parts . Failure to do so could be hazardous , damage your unit and void your warranty . 25
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REPAIR PARTS SNOW THROWER - - MODEL NUMBER 944.524591 HANDLES 5 7 28 4 6 4 36 9 ' \ 34 1 15 15 11 5 17 46 J j _ 22 J / J . 1 , 2o \ I f 24 17 16 / 25 \ I 27 I I I L I J I 27 \ \ \ \ \ 30 39 29 40 41 " - . . / 26
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REPAIR PARTS SNOW THROWER - - MODEL NUMBER 944.524591 HANDLES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 178675X479 Lever , Auger Control , RH 2 178648X479 Lever , Traction Drive Control , LH 3 179439 Nut , Cage 1 / 4 - 20 4 178888 Bushing , Flange 5 169675 Retainer , Hairpin 6 180402 Screw , Hex Head 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 7 178652 Rod , Interlock 8 196333X008 Arm , Impeller Rod 9 196334X008 Arm , Traction Rod 10 196619X479 Panel , Control 11 74780524 Screw , Hex Head 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 2 12 74780528 Screw , Hex Head 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 3 / 4 13 178646X479 Handle Tube , LH 14 178696X479 Handle Tube , RH 15 73800500 Nut , Lock 5 / 16 - 18 16 19131316 Washer , Flat 3 / 8 17 178899 Knob , Handle 18 184594 Rod , Auger Control 19 193081 Rod , Traction Control 20 180428 End , Control Rod 21 73350500 Nut , Hex , Jam 5 / 16 - 18 22 72120618 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 4 23 178643X479 Handle Tube , Lower 24 180447 Sleeve , Spring 25 180926 Spring , Traction Drive 26 178669 Spring , Auger Control 27 71210616 Screw , Hex Head 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 28 175331 Bushing , Pivot Lever 29 193072 Screw , Headlight Ground Wire to Blower Housing 30 182906 Console , Panel 31 175262 Screw , Hex Head , Tapping # 10 - 24 x 1 - 1 / 4 32 184471 Screw , Hex Head , Tapping # 10 - 24 x 1 / 2 33 196335X008 Latch , Interlock 34 183518 Bolt , Shoulder 35 68038 Nut , Lock 1 / 4 - 20 36 178831 Spring , Torsion , Lever 37 193885 Spring , Interlock 38 178666 Headlight , Halogen 39 178668 Bezel , Headlight 40 180964 Harness , Headlight ( Halogen ) 41 178890 Nut , Cage 3 / 8 - 16 42 196336X008 Lever , Interlock 43 196337 Rod , Latch , Interlock 44 196338 Rod , Arm , Interlock 45 700279 Clip 46 179246 Washer , Friction NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches . 1 inch = 25.4 mm IMPORTANT : Use only Original Equipment Manufacturer ( O . E . M . ) replacement parts . Failure to do so could be hazardous , damage your unit and void your warranty . 27
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REPAIR PARTS SNOW THROWER - - MODEL NUMBER 944.524591 DRIVE 2 27 2 18 42 7 17 15 18 6 19 5 43 34 2 _ 28 • 39 40 28 35 33
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SNOW THROWER - - MODEL NUMBER 944.524591 REPAIR PARTS DRIVE KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 146315 Screw , Hex Head 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 2 73800500 Nut , Lock 5 / 16 - 18 3 155415 Washer , Flat 4 17490508 Screw , Hex Head 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 5 180017 Bearing , Flange 6 180134 Shaft , Auxiliary 7 179270 Spacer , Plate 8 192616X479 Plate , Auxiliary 9 180082 Gear , Intermediate ( 12 / 58 ) 10 180065 Gear , Pinion 11 187714 Rod , Clutch 12 180066 Shaft , Long , Hex 13 178807 Pin , Pivot 14 178619X479 Lever , Shifter / Wheel 15 175344 Trunnion Bearing Assembly 16 186951X479 Bracket , Pivot , Shifter 17 179831 Ring , Rubber Wheel 18 198176X479 Plate , Rubber Wheel 19 73930500 Nut , Lock 5 / 16 - 18 20 178613 Hub , Rubber Wheel 21 74760514 Screw , Hex Head 5 / 16 - 18 x 7 / 8 22 85179 Retainer , Hairpin 23 180135 Spring , Bias 24 180081 Gear , Axle ( 58 Teeth ) 25 178695 Pin , Pivot Lever 26 197763 Plate Assembly , Drive 27 178621 Shaft , Axle 28 197764 Shaft , Short Hex 29 175350X479 Lever , Shifter Plate 30 175349X479 Bracket , Shifter Support 31 72270505 Bolt , Cardage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 32 189282 Key , Square 1 / 4 x 1 / 4 x 7 / 8 33 188909 Bearing , Flange 34 175338X479 Plate , Drive Mounting 35 182504 Spacer , Bearing 36 191080 Pulley , Traction Drive 37 155377 Nut , Lock 5 / 16 - 18 38 19111507 Washer , Flat 39 10040500 Washer , Lock 5 / 16 40 74950512 Screw , Hex Head 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 41 12000012 Ring , Retaining 42 11050500 Washer , Lock , External Tooth 5 / 16 43 179095 Spring , Return 44 9465M Pin , Roll NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches . 1 inch = 25.4 mm IMPORTANT : Use only Original Equipment Manufacturer ( O . E . M . ) replacement parts . Failure to do so could be hazardous , damage your unit and void your warranty . 29
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REPAIR PARTS SNOW THROWER - - MODEL NUMBER 944.524591 CHASSIS / ENGINE / PULLEYS 30 \ 19 57 6 22 286 10 _ 24 56 29 26 27 31 37 36 39 34 15 / \ / / 35 J ' / 52 51 11 46 3o
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REPAIR PARTS SNOW THROWER - - MODEL NUMBER 944.524591 CHASSIS / ENGINE / PULLEYS KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 181044 Spring , Traction Idler 28 155452 Guide , Belt 2 180522 Pulley , Idler ( 2 - 1 / 4 ) 29 192213 Belt Cover Assembly _ _ . Engine , Briggs & Stratton , ( includes Toolbox Cover ) Model Number 20B414 - 0369 - E1 30 178830 Cover , Toolbox ( See Breakdown ) 31 17490408 Screw , Hex Head 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 4 74780520 Screw , Hex Head 5 / 16 - 18x 1 - 1 / 4 32 179256 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 5 150078 Bellcrank Shifter Screw , Hex Washer Head 33 187853 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 4 34 180401 Screw , Hex Head 1 / 4 - 28 x 3 / 4 6 59289 Washer , Flat 35 195767 Arm , Auger Control 7 73930500 Nut , Jam , Lock 5 / 16 - 18 36 73800500 Nut , Lock 5 / 16 - 18 8 175330 Pin , Idler Pivot 37 178833X479 Bellcrank 9 179092 V - Belt , Traction Drive 38 187101 Link , Speed Control 10 10040500 Washer , Lock 5 / 16 39 192110 Trunnion , Pivot Bracket 11 17490508 Screw , HexWasher Head 40 178820 Nut , Cage 3 / 8 - 16 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 41 700279 Clip , Retainer 12 179259 Impeller Arm / Pad Assembly 42 179065 Pin , Pivot Bracket 13 85179 Retainer , Hairpin 43 179063X479 Bracket , Bellcrank 14 178828 Spring , Brake 44 71210616 Screw , Hex Head 3 / 8 - 16 15 184496 V - Belt , Impeller Drive 45 175324X479 Bracket , Pivot , Idler 16 192306 Screw , Hex Head 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 46 178624X479 Pan , Frame Bottom 17 179354X008 Arm , Idler 47 71020512 Screw , Hex Head 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 18 74780524 Screw , Hex Head 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 2 48 181156 Nut , Speed 5 / 16 - 18 19 175331 Bushing , Idler Pivot 49 175336X615 Frame Assembly 20 180523 Pulley , Idler ( 2 - 3 / 4 ) 50 187715X615 Plate , Frame End 21 74610516 Screw , Hex Head 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 51 193364X008 Shaft , Auger Control 22 179371 Spacer , Engine Pulley 52 57079 Washer , Hardened 23 180478 Roller Pulley , Engine , Traction Drive 53 192275 24 179157 Pulley , Engine , Impeller Drive 54 192147 Ring , Crescent 25 62735 Washer , Flat 3 / 8 55 12000002 E - Ring 26 850263 Washer , Lock 3 / 8 56 183537X479 Mounting Plate , Engine 27 851084 Screw , Hex Head 3 / 8 - 24 x 1 - 3 / 8 57 11050500 Washer , Lock , External Tooth 5 / 16 58 193070 Power Cord NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches . 1 inch = 25.4 mm IMPORTANT : Use only Original Equipment Manufacturer ( O . E . M . ) replacement parts . Failure to do so could be hazardous , damage your unit and void your warranty . 31
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REPAIR PARTS SNOW THROWER - - MODEL NUMBER 944.524591 WHEELS / DECALS 13 17 19 28 26 29 31 25 34 4 \ 34 24 23 33 21 3 4 34 22 3 29 21 33 2 23 14 28 3O 10 \ 12 27 • 4 ) 32
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REPAIR PARTS SNOW THROWER - - MODEL NUMBER 944.524591 WHEELS / DECALS KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 196752X417 Wheel Assembly , 16 " , Power Steering , LH 2 155443 Pin , Klik 1 / 4 3 192109 Cover , Power Steering 4 184471 Screw , Hex Head # 10 - 24 x 1 / 2 7 71210616 Capscrew , Hex Head , Flanged 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 8 185603X479 Bracket , Steering Cable , RH 9 185602X479 Bracket , Steering Cable , LH 10 17600406 Screw , Hex Head 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 8 11 17490508 Screw , Hex Head 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 12 195749 Link , Steering Lever 13 193506X498 Yoke , Steering 14 182015 Pin , Steering Lever 15 194944X008 Bellcrank 16 194939X008 Bracket , LH Steering 17 194943X008 Bracket , RH Steering 18 181847 Pin , Steering Bellcrank 19 85179 Retainer , Hairpin 20 179148X479 Bracket , Steering 21 192126 Ddver , Wheel 22 182466 Ring , Wire Retainer 23 187622 Lobe , Wheel 24 194941 Slide , Clutch 25 179139 Spring , Clutch Slide 26 194940 Lobe , Axle 27 189282 Key , Square 1 / 4 x . 875 28 174697 Washer , Thrust ( 1 " ) 29 179830 Bearing , Axle 30 193885 Spring , Return , Steering Latch 31 196753X417 Wheel Assembly , 16 " , Power Steering , RH 32 700279 Clip , Retainer 33 12000045 Ring , Retaining 34 146315 Screw , Hex Head , Tapping 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 181037 Decal , Danger 2 192177 Decal , Craftsman , 9.5HP / 27 " 3 181035 Decal , Danger , Deflector 4 181042 Decal , Danger 5 183876 Decal , Craftsman 6 181033 Decal , Instruction 7 155798 Decal , Traction Lever 8 155800 Decal , Auger Lever 9 181039 Decal , Speed Control 10 183730 Decal , Remote Deflector 11 183907 Decal , LH Trigger 12 183905 Decal , RH Trigger - - 199455 Owner's Manual , English - - 199456 Owner's Manual , French NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches . 1 inch = 25.4 mm IMPORTANT : Use only Original Equipment Manufacturer ( O . E . M . ) replacement parts . Failure to do so could be hazardous , damage your unit and void your warranty . 33
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BRIGGS & STRATTON 4 - CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 20B414 - 0369 - E1 11 1019 LABEL KIT ] I 48SHORBTLOCK I 1351 287 _ ' 842 24 15 _ 718A 524 998 15 i _ _ _ / 725 I 746 742 _ - _ 1330 REPAIRMANUAL I ) 32R9 EP _ CEMEEN _ GIN _ I 358 ENGINE GASKET SET _ o @ 21 22 _ 868 ( _ 1095 VALVE GASKET SET _ IA _ - - I _ 12 1 34
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BRIGGS & STRATTON 4 - CYCLE ENGINE MODELNUMBER20B414 - 0369 - E1 1171 13 , _ _ 1278 _ 122 51A _ 383N _ ; 337 535 1352 @ 1298 , s J 362 121 CARBURETOR OVERHAUL KIT 127 O 108 137 I _ lo4 % 105 117 @ 51A _ _ \ 533 117 9 369 ! 977 CARBURETOR GASKET SET 105 122 51A _ 633 975 _ 137 ( _ 137 1127 _ 35
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BRIGGS & STRA'I - rON 4 - CYCLE ENGINE MODELNUMBER20B414 - 0369 - E1 1288A 11996472 ? 1288 _ Im 836 t ! _ 731 613 _ 613A _ 1 ( _ 6 EMISSION LABEL ] 976 1224 O 528 1211 55 592 65 _ 930 455 1119 al _ 332 334 1230 601 1138 271 668 188 621
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BRIGGS & STRATTON 4 - CYCLE ENGINE MODELNUMBER20B414 - 0369 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION NO . NO . 108 696736 Valve - Choke 1 696772 Cylinder Assembly 109 696735 Shaft - Choke 2 698340 Kit - Bushing / Seal ( Magneto Side ) 117 696134 13Jet - Main ( Standard ) 3 391086 • Sea { - Oil ( Magneto Side ) 118 696135 13Jet - Main ( High Altitude ) 5 697233 Head - Cylinder Kit - Carburetor Overhaul 121 696146 7 694872 • + Gasket - Cylinder Head 122 694876 + 13 : 1S : pacer - Carburetor 11 696750 Tube - Breather Carburetor • Gasket - Crankcase 125 696737 12 694953 127 690727 13Plug - Welch 13 690360 Screw ( Cylinder Head ) Valve - Throttle 130 696139 15 695757 Plug - Oil Drain Float - Carburetor 133 694914 15A 691686 Plug - Oil Drain 135 696142 Tube - Fuel Transfer 16 696412 Crankshaft 137 695426 Cover - Crankcase O : 1 : Gasket - Float Bowl 18 696914 146 690979 Key - Timing 19 698340 Kit - Bushing / Seal ( PTO Side ) 187 691050 Line - Fuel ( Cut to Required Length ) 20 391086 • Seal - Oil ( PTO Side ) Line - Fuel 187A695429 21 281658 Cap - Oil Fill 188 690877 Screw ( Contro { Bracket ) 22 695174 Screw ( Crankcase CovedSump ) 190 692127 Screw ( Fuel Tank ) 23 695485 Flywheel 192 690083 Adjuster - Rocker Arm 24 222698 Key - Flywheel 209 694867 Spring - Governor 25 694003 Piston Assembly ( Standard ) 219 693578 Gear - Governor 694007 Piston Assembly ( . 020 " Oversize ) 220 691724 Washer ( Governor Gear ) 26 694004 Ring Set ( Standard ) 222 698034 Bracket - Control 694008 Ring Set ( . 020 " Oversize ) Lever - Governor Control 227 694864 27 690975 Lock - Piston Pin Lever - Control 271 698035 28 690229 Pin - Piston Panel - Control 281 697400 29 694691 Rod - Connecting 287 691693 Screw ( Dipstick Tube ) 30 694692 Dipper - Connecting Rod Muffler 300 699222 82 690976 Screw ( Connecting Rod ) 804 697469 33 499596 Valve - Exhaust Housing - Slower 305 691108 34 697464 Valve - Intake Screw ( Blower Housing ) 306 697240 Shield - Cylinder 35 694865 Spring - Valve ( Intake ) Motor - Starter 309 698112 36 694865 Spring - Valve ( Exhaust ) 332 694685 42 499586 Nut ( Flywheel ) Keeper - Valve 833 715231 Armature - Magneto 45 690977 Tappet - Valve 334 691061 Screw ( Magneto Armature ) 46 790496 Camshaft 337 491055 Plug - Spark 48 - - - Short Block 356 696700 51 694874 Wire - Stop • + O : 1 : Gasket - Intake 356A696748 51A 694875 Wire - Stop • + O : 1 : Gasket - Intake 358 695438 Gasket Set - Engine 53 696753 Stud ( Carburetor ) 362 698041 Shield - Spark Plug 55 696710 Housing - Rewind Starter 369 695422 58 693389 Spring - Float Bowl Rope - Starter ( Cut to Length ) 383 19374 Wrench - Spark Plug 60 695740 Grip - Starter Rope 410 695382 Link - Control 65 690837 Screw ( Rewind Starter ) 455 697226 Cup - Flywheel 95 690718 Screw ( Throttle Valve ) Plate - Paw { Friction 456 692299 Shaft - Throttle 97 696387 459 281505 PawI - Ratchet 98 695408 13Kit - Idle Speed 472 696752 Knob - Choke Shaft 104 694918 13Pin - Float Hinge Alternator 474 694457 13Valve - Float Needle 105 696136 37
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BRIGGS & STRATTON 4 - CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 20B414 - 0369 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 485 695755 Knob - Control 957 695737 Cap - Fuel 504 695383 Washer Set - Friction 958 698180 Valve - Fuel Shut Off 505 691251 972 695728 Tank - Fuel Nut ( Governor Control Lever ) 523 695344 975 696138 Bowl - Float Dipstick 524 691876 976 790221 Primer - Carburetor SeaI - O Ring ( Dipstick Tube ) 525 695343 977 696147 Gasket Set - Carburetor Tube - Dipstick 528 696751 Hose - Primer 990 695756 Key Set 552 694674 998 696683 Bushing - Governor Crank Pipe - Oil 562 691119 1005 694684 Bolt ( Governor Control Lever ) Fan - Flywheel 592 690800 1019 790459 Kit - Label Nut ( Rewind Starter ) 597 691696 1022 690971 • + Gasket - Rocker Cover Screw ( Pawl Friction Plate ) 601 95162 1023 698042 Cover - Rocker Clamp - Hose 604 696758 Cover - Control 1026 695177 Rod - Push 608 699335 Starter - Rewind 1029 690972 Arm - Rocker 613 695312 1036 698179 Label - Emissions Screw ( Muffler ) 613A696705 1070 691058 Screw ( Muffler ) Screw ( Flywheel Fan ) 615 694676 Retainer - Governor Shaft 1095 695440 Gasket Set - Valve 616 694675 Crank - Governor 1100 690973 Pivot - Rocker Arm 621 692310 1119 691183 Switch - Stop Screw ( Alternator ) 629 695307 1127 695407 Spring - Throttle Return Screw ( Float Bowl ) 632 695917 1138 694255 Spring / Link - Mechanical Governor Nut ( Control Bracket ) 633 690998 1171 696754 O : 1 : Seal - Choke / Throttle Shaft Stud ( Rocker Arm Cover ) 635 710901 1196 696692 Boot - Spark Plug Screw ( Snow Hood ) 663 696685 1210 498144 Screw ( Control Panel ) Pulley / Spring Assembly ( Pulley ) 663A696704 1211 498144 Screw ( Control Panel ) Pulley / Spring Assembly ( Spring ) 668 694257 1224 696824 Spacer ( Control Bracket ) Nut ( Carburetor Primer ) 689 691855 1230 696747 Spring - Friction Stud ( Control Bracket ) 697 698113 1251 696762 Shield - Snow Screw ( Starter Motor ) 718 690959 1252 696763 Pin - Locating Screw ( Snow Shield ) 718A695178 1278 696757 Pin - Locating Nut ( Rocker Cover ) 725 696756 Shield - Heat 1288 696757 Nut ( Snow Hood ) 727 697465 Cover - Starter Drive 1288A 698111 Nut ( Snow Hood ) 731 790222 Hood - Snow 1298 698111 Knob - Snow Hood 732 691097 1329 20B414 - 0017 Screw ( Starter Drive Cover ) Replacement Engine 741 691288 1330 272147 Gear - Timing Repair Manual 742 692564 1351 790017 Retainer - E Ring Stud ( Cylinder Shield ) 746 694679 Gear - Idler 1352 790026 Nut ( Spark Plug Shield ) 773 694258 Retainer 798 697890 Screw ( Rocker Cover ) • Included in Engine Gasket Set , Key No . 358 832 699223 Guard - Muffler 836 691003 Screw ( Muffler Guard ) { 3 Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Key No . 121 842 691031 SeaI - O Ring ( Dipstick ) 847 695342 Dipstick / Tube Assembly : 1 : Included in Carburetor Gasket Set , Key No . 977 868 690968 • + Seal - Valve 883 695398 • + Gasket - Exhaust + Included in Valve Gasket Set , Key No . 1095 892 696749 Switch - Key 930 696709 Guard - Rewind NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 38
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SERVICE NOTES 39
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