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OPERATORâS MANUAL Rear Tine Tiller Model Series 410 Thru 420 Model Series 410 Shown IMPORTANT : READ SAFETY RULES AND INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY Warning : This unit is equipped with an internal combustion engine and should not be used on or near any unimproved forest - covered , brush - covered or grass - covered land unless the engineâs exhaust system is equipped with a spark arrester meeting applicable local or state laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it should be maintained in effective working order by the operator . In the State of California the above is required by law ( Section 4442 of the California Public Resources Code ) . Other states may have similar laws . Federal laws apply on federal lands . A spark arrester for the muffler is available through your nearest engine authorized service dealer or contact the service department , P.O . Box 361131 Cleveland , Ohio 44136 - 0019 . MTD LLC , P.O . BOX 361131 CLEVELAND , OHIO 44136 - 0019 PRINTED IN U.S.A . 770 - 10136B.fm FORM NO . ( 11 / 01 )
TABLE OF CONTENTS Content Page Important Safe Operation Practices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Assembling Your Tiller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Know Your Tiller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Operating Your Tiller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Making Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Maintaining Your Tiller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Parts List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 FINDING MODEL NUMBER This Operatorâs Manual is an important part of your new Tiller . It will help you assemble , prepare and maintain the unit for best performance . Please read and understand what it says . Before you start assembling your new equipment , please locate the model plate on the equipment and copy the information from it in the space provided below . The information on the model plate is very important if you need help from our Customer Support Department or an authorized dealer . â¢ You can locate the model number by standing in the operating position behind the unit and looking down at the center of the rear tine cover . A sample model plate is explained below . For future reference , please copy the model number and the serial number of the equipment in the space below . Copy the model number here : Copy the serial number here : ENGINE INFORMATION The engine manufacturer is responsible for all engine - related issues with regards to performance , power - rating , specifications , warranty and service . Please refer to the engine manufacturerâs Ownerâs / Operatorâs Manual packed separately with your unit for more information . CONTACTING CUSTOMER SUPPORT If you have difficulty assembling this product or have any questions regarding the controls , operation or maintenance of this unit , please call Customer Support Department . Call 1 - ( 330 ) 220 - 4MTD ( 4683 ) or 1 - ( 800 ) - 800 - 7310 to reach a Customer Support representative . Please have your unitâs model number and serial number ready when you call . See previous section to locate this information . You will be asked to enter the serial number in order to process your call . For more details about your unit , visit our website at www.mtdproducts.com 2
SECTION 1 : IMPORTANT SAFE OPERATION PRACTICES WARNING : This symbol points out important safety instructions which , if not followed , could endanger the personal safety and / or property of yourself and others . Read and follow all instructions in this manual before attempting to operate this machine . Failure to comply with these instructions may result in personal injury . When you see this symbol - heed its warning . WARNING : Engine Exhaust , some of its constituents , and certain vehicle components contain or emit chemicals known to State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm . : This machine was built to be operated according to the rules for safe operation in this DANGER manual . As with any type of power equipment , carelessness or error on the part of the operator can result in serious injury . This machine is capable of amputating hands and feet and throwing objects . Failure to observe the following safety instructions could result in serious injury or death . spilled on yourself or your clothes which can ignite . Training Wash your skin and change clothes immediately . 1 . Read , understand , and follow all instructions on the 7 . Use only an approved gasoline container . machine and in the manual ( s ) before attempting to 8 . Extinguish all cigarettes , cigars , pipes and other assemble and operate . Keep this manual in a safe sources of ignition . place for future and regular reference and for 9 . Never fuel machine indoors . ordering replacement parts . 10 . Never remove gas cap or add fuel while the engine 2 . Be familiar with all controls and their proper is hot or running . operation . Know how to stop the machine and 11 . Allow engine to cool at least two minutes before disengage them quickly . refueling . 3 . Never allow children under 14 years old to operate 12 . Never over fill fuel tank . Fill tank to no more than Â½ this machine . Children 14 years old and over should inch below bottom of filler neck to provide space for read and understand the operation instructions and fuel expansion . safety rules in this manual and should be trained 13 . Replace gasoline cap and tighten securely . and supervised by a parent . 14 . If gasoline is spilled , wipe it off the engine and 4 . Never allow adults to operate this machine without equipment . Move machine to another area . Wait 5 proper instruction . minutes before starting the engine . 5 . Keep bystanders , helpers , pets and children at least 15 . Never store the machine or fuel container inside 75 feet from the machine while it is in operation . near an open flame , spark or pilot light ( e.g . Stop machine if anyone enters the area . furnace , water or space heater , clothes dryer etc . ) . 16 . Allow machine to cool 5 minutes before storing . Preparation 1 . Thoroughly inspect the area where the equipment is Operation to be used . Remove all stones , sticks , wire , and 1 . Do not put hands or feet near rotating parts . Contact other foreign objects which could be tripped over with the rotating parts can amputate hands and feet . and cause personal injury . 2 . Do not operate machine while under the influence 2 . Wear sturdy , rough - soled work shoes and close of alcohol or drugs . fitting slacks and shirt . Loose fitting clothes or 3 . Never operate this machine without good visibility jewelry can be caught in movable parts . Never or light . Always be sure of your footing and keep a operate this machine in bare feet or sandals . firm hold on the handles . 3 . Disengage clutch levers and shift ( if provided ) into 4 . Keep bystanders , helpers , pets , and children at neutral ( â N â ) before starting the engine . least 75 feet from the machine while it is in 4 . Never leave this machine unattended with the operation . Stop the machine if anyone enters the engine running . area . 5 . Never attempt to make any adjustments while 5 . Be careful when tilling in hard ground . The tines engine is running , except where specifically may catch in the ground and propel the tiller recommended in the operatorâs manual . forward . If this occurs , let go of the handle bars and 6 . To avoid personal injury or property damage use do not restrain the machine . extreme care in handling gasoline . Gasoline is 6 . Exercise extreme caution when operating on or extremely flammable and the vapors are explosive . crossing gravel surfaces . Stay alert for hidden Serious personal injury can occur when gasoline is hazards or traffic . Do not carry passengers . 3
7 . Never operate the machine at high transport 4 . Do not change the engine governor settings or speeds on hard or slippery surfaces . over - speed the engine . The governor controls the 8 . Exercise caution to avoid slipping or falling . maximum safe operating speed of the engine . 9 . Look down and behind and use care when in 5 . Maintain or replace safety and instruction labels , as reverse or pulling machine towards you . necessary . 10 . Start the engine according to the instructions found 6 . Follow this manual for safe loading , unloading , in this manual and keep feet well away from the transporting , and storage of this machine . tines at all times . 7 . Never store the machine or fuel container inside 11 . After striking a foreign object , stop the engine , where there is an open flame , spark or pilot light disconnect the spark plug wire and ground against such as a water heater , furnace , clothes dryer etc . the engine . Thoroughly inspect the machine for any 8 . Always refer to the operatorâs manual for proper damage . Repair the damage before starting and instructions on off - season storage . operating . 9 . If the fuel tank has to be drained , do this outdoors . 12 . Disengage all clutch levers and stop engine before 10 . Observe proper disposal laws and regulations for you leave the operating position ( behind the gas , oil , etc . to protect the environment . handles ) . Wait until the tines come to a complete stop before unclogging the tines , making any Your Responsibility adjustments , or inspections . 1 . Restrict the use of this power machine to persons 13 . Never run an engine indoors or in a poorly who read , understand and follow the warnings and ventilated area . Engine exhaust contains carbon instructions in this manual and on the machine . monoxide , an odorless and deadly gas . 2 . The safety label on the tiller is reproduced below for 14 . Muffler and engine become hot and can cause a your review . To ensure safe operation of the tiller , burn . Do not touch . follow the instructions on all labels closely . 15 . Use caution when tilling near fences , buildings and underground utilities . Rotating tines can cause property damage or personal injury . 16 . Do not overload machine capacity by attempting to till soil to deep at to fast of a rate . 17 . If the machine should start making an unusual noise or vibration , stop the engine , disconnect the spark plug wire and ground it against the engine . Inspect thoroughly for damage . Repair any damage before starting and operating . 18 . Keep all shields , guards and safety devices in place and operating properly . 19 . Never pick up or carry machine while the engine is running . 20 . Use only attachments and accessories approved by the manufacturer . Failure to do so , can result in personal injury . 21 . If situations occur which are not covered in this manual , use care and good judgment . Contact your dealer or telephone 1 - 800 - 800 - 7310 for assistance and the name of your nearest servicing dealer . Maintenance & Storage 1 . Never tamper with safety devices . Check their proper operation regularly . 2 . Check bolts and screws for proper tightness at frequent intervals to keep the machine in safe working condition . Also , visually inspect machine for any damage . 3 . Before cleaning , repairing , or inspecting , stop the engine and make certain the tines and all moving parts have stopped . Disconnect the spark plug wire and ground it against the engine to prevent unintended starting . 4
SECTION 2 : ASSEMBLING YOUR TILLER NOTE : This operatorâs manual covers various models â¢ Insert hex bolt into the top hole of the depth stake of tillers . The units illustrated may vary slightly from assembly . Place flat washer on the hex bolt and your unit . Follow only those instructions which pertain thread â T â knob onto the hex bolt . Tighten securely . to your model number . See Figure 1 . â¢ Tip the tiller back down so it rests on the tines . NOTE : References to right or left side of the tiller are Hex Bolt determined from behind the unit in the operating Flat Washer position . T - Knob Hairpin Clip Clevis Pin To Remove Unit From Carton â¢ Remove staples , break glue on top flaps , or cut tape at carton end and peel along top flap to open carton . â¢ Remove loose parts included with unit ( i.e . , operatorâs manual , etc . ) . â¢ Cut corners and lay carton down flat . â¢ Remove packing material . Depth Stake â¢ Roll or slide unit out of carton . Check carton thoroughly for loose parts . â¢ Extend control cable and lay on the floor . Be careful not to bend or kink control cable . IMPORTANT : This unit is shipped without gasoline or oil Figure 1 in the engine . Be certain to service engine with gasoline and oil as instructed in the separate engine manual Attaching Handle Assembly before operating your machine . â¢ Remove the handle adjustment lock , flange nut retainer bracket , shoulder bolt and lock nut from the Loose Parts In Carton pivot bracket . Depth Stake â¢ Place the handle assembly in position in the handle Handle Assembly pivot bracket lining the upper holes in the handle with the slots in the pivot bracket . See Figure 2 . Shift Rod Retainer Bracket , Handle Adjustment Rod ( Model series 420 only ) Shoulder Bolt , & Lock Nut NOTE : All hardware needed for assembly is attached Handle Adjustment Lock and Flange Nut to the loose parts or the tiller . Before Assembly WARNING : Disconnect the spark plug wire and ground it against the engine to prevent unintended starting . Attaching Depth Stake â¢ Tip the tiller forward so it rests on front Pivot Bracket counterweight . Figure 2 â¢ Unthread the â T â knob from the top of the depth â¢ Lift up the handle assembly and align the bottom stake and remove the flat washer and hex bolt . holes in the handle assembly with the holes in the Remove the hairpin clip from the clevis pin . pivot bracket . Insert shoulder bolt from the left side See Figure 1 . of unit through the pivot bracket and the retainer â¢ Raise the tine shield hinge flap assembly and insert bracket on the right hand side of the unit . the depth stake assembly in the slot ( under the tine See Figure 3 . shield ) and up through the tine shield assembly . â¢ Insert clevis pin through the tine shield and depth stake assemblies . Secure with hairpin clip . 5
Retainer Bracket Shoulder Bolt & Lock Nut T - Handles Bracket Handle Gear Shift Rod Adjustment Rod ( Model Series 420 ) Figure 3 â¢ Place the hex opening of the flange nut retainer Gear Shift Rod Opening bracket over the flange nut securing the handle adjustment lock and install the lock nut on the lower shoulder bolt . See Figure 4 . Shift Cover Rubber Washer â¢ Pivot handle assembly into position desired . Flat Washer Tighten the bottom bolt , lock nut , and the handle Hairpin Clip adjustment lock securely . Handle Adjustment Lock Retainer Bracket Figure 5 Attaching Handle Adjustment Rod ( Model 420 series only ) â¢ Remove the T - handle , flange nut , hairpin clip , and rubber washer from the ends of the handle adjustment rod . Slide the rod up through the left Figure 4 side of bracket on the front of the handle assembly . Refer to Figure 5 . Attaching Gear Shift Rod Handle NOTE : Model series 420 tiller has two control rods . The Adjustment Rod gear shift rod is the longer rod and must be assembled on the right side on handle . . Positioner â¢ Remove the T - handle , hairpin clip , flat washer and Bracket rubber washer from the end of the gear shift rod . Slide the rod up through the right side of bracket on the front of the handle assembly . See Figure 5 . Hairpin â¢ Insert the end of the gear shift rod through the Clip opening in the top of the shift cover and into the shift bracket . Secure with rubber washer first , flat washer , and then hairpin clip . See Figure 5 . â¢ Install the nut and T - handle on the gear shift rod . Rubber Washer Figure 6 6
â¢ Slide the rubber washer on the unthreaded end of â¢ Pull the cable upwards to obtain slack and hook the the handle adjustment rod and insert the end of the Z end of the cable from right to left into the bracket handle adjustment rod into the positioner bracket on the clutch control ( beneath the handle panel ) . beneath the handle and on top of the tine shield . Tighten the nut against the cable bracket . Secure with hairpin clip . See Figure 6 . See Figure 8 . â¢ Reinstall the nut and T - handle . NOTE : Do not overtighten clutch cable , since too much tension may cause it to break . Attaching Clutch Cable â¢ Route the clutch cable underneath the handle and Final Clutch Adjustment through the cable clip . Be careful not to bend or IMPORTANT : Service the engine with oil and gasoline kink the cable . See Figure 7 . before checking this adjustment . Refer to the separate Handle Adjustment Lock engine manual packed with your tiller . â¢ Position the tiller so the front counterweight is against a solid object , such as a wall . With the gear Clutch Cable selection lever in NEUTRAL , start the engine . Refer Cable Clip to Operation section . NOTE : Keep hands out of belt area while unit is operating . â¢ Standing on the right side of the tiller , visually examine the belt ( inside the belt cover ) . It should not be turning . â¢ If the belt turns with the unit in neutral , adjust by moving the hex nut below the cable bracket down a few turns.Tighten the upper hex nut against the bracket . See Figure 8 . â¢ Now move the shift lever to FORWARD ( Wheels Forward ) position . Carefully engage the clutch by squeezing the clutch handle against the handle . The wheels should spin . Figure 7 â¢ If the wheels do not spin with the unit in â¢ Remove one hex nut from the threaded casing on forward , adjust by moving the hex nut which is the end of the cable . Slip the wire up through the above the cable bracket up a few turns . Tighten the slot on the cable bracket underneath the handle . bottom hex nut against the bracket . â¢ Push the end of the casing up through the cable Recheck both adjustments , and readjust as necessary . bracket . Rethread the hex nut on the end of the Make certain hex nuts at cable bracket are tight ( do not cable . Do not tighten at this time . overtighten clutch cable ) . NOTE : If additional adjustment is required , it may be Hex Nut necessary to remove the belt cover and move the hex nuts at the other end of the clutch cable to increase belt tension . Lock Washer Tire Pressure Hex Nut The tires on your unit may be over - inflated for shipping purposes . Reduce the tire pressure before operating the unit . Recommended operating tire pressure is Z End approximately 14 p.s.i . on 14 inch tires and 20 p.s.i . on 16 inch tires . ( Check sidewall of tire for tire Slot in manufacturerâs recommended pressure ) . Cable Bracket WARNING : Maximum tire pressure under any circumstances is 30 p.s.i . Equal tire ( Viewed From Under Handle ) pressure should be maintained on both tires . Figure 8 7
SECTION 3 : KNOW YOUR TILLER Clutch Handle Gear Selection Handle Gear Shift Rod Handle Height Adjustment Lock Handle Adjustment Rod Depth Stake Model 420 Series Model 410 Series Figure 9 WARNING : Read , understand , and follow Reverse all instructions and warnings on the Reverse wheel drive only . machine and in this manual before Neutral operating . Transmission is in neutral . Wheels Forward Gear Selection Handle Forward wheel drive only . The gear selection handle is located on the front of the Tines Reverse handle assembly ( right handle on Model 420 Series ) . It Forward wheel drive and reverse tine drive . is used to select NEUTRAL , REVERSE , or one of the FORWARD modes . WARNING : Make certain unit is in This tiller is designed for the gear selection handle to be NEUTRAL when starting the engine . moved while the engine is running . ( It will be difficult to obtain all four positions with the engine off . ) Pull or push the handle so that the indicator on top of shift cover Clutch Handle points to the area of the operating mode desired . See Figure 9 . The clutch handle is located beneath the handle . Squeezing the clutch handle against the handle NOTE : If difficulty is encountered in moving the gear engages the wheel and tine drive mechanisms . selection handle , refer to following helpful hints . To shift See Figure 9 into forward or reverse wheel drive , move tiller forward slightly then backward to allow the gears to Throttle Control synchronize . The throttle control lever is located on the engine . It To shift into forward wheels and tine drive , push controls the engine speed and stops the engine . forward slightly on the gear selection handle and slowly engage the clutch handle allowing the gears to Choke Lever ( If Equipped ) synchronize . To stop forward movement and tine drive , release the clutch handle . Do not shift gears with the The choke lever is located by the throttle . It is used to clutch handle engaged except when engaging the enrich the fuel mixture in the carburetor when starting a tines . cold engine . 8
to be in line with the tiller or swung to the left or right so Primer Button ( If Equipped ) the operator is not walking in the freshly tilled soil . To The primer button is located behind the air cleaner . It is adjust the handle position from side to side , pull the used to enrich the fuel mixture in the carburetor when handle adjustment handle back , pivot the tiller handle to starting a cold engine . desired position and release the handle . Depth Stake Fuel Shut - Off Valve ( If Equipped ) The depth stake controls the tilling depth . Refer to Make sure the valve is in the On ( horizontal ) position â â Setting the Depth â â in the Operating Section . when starting the unit . Any time the tiller is not in operation ( i.e . , storing , performing maintenance or Handle Adjustment Lock adjustment ) , make sure the valve is in the OFF ( vertical ) position . The handle may be adjusted to the height desired . Loosen the handle height adjustment lock a few turns . Pivot handle up or down to desired position . Tighten Engine Controls lock . See Figure 9 . See the separate engine manual for additional On Model 420 series , the handle may also be adjusted information and functions of the engine controls . SECTION 4 : OPERATING YOUR TILLER WARNING : Read , understand , and follow NOTE : A warm engine may not require choking or to be all instructions and warnings on the primed . machine and in this manual before â¢ Stand at side of tiller . Grasp the starter handle and operating . pull out slowly , until it pulls slightly harder . Let rope rewind slowly . Before Starting â¢ Pull starter handle rapidly . Do not allow handle to snap back . Allow it to rewind slowly while keeping a firm hold on the starter handle . Gas And Oil Fill - Up â¢ Repeat previous steps until engine starts . Service the engine with gasoline and oil as instructed in â¢ As engine warms up and begins to operate evenly , the separate engine manual packed with your tiller . move choke lever gradually to RUN position . If Read instructions carefully . engine falters , return to choke position , then slowly WARNING : Use extreme care when move to RUN position . handling gasoline . Gasoline is extremely â¢ Refer to engine manual for additional engine flammable and the vapors are explosive . information . Never fuel machine indoors or while the NOTE : After starting and prior to using the tiller for the engine is hot or running . first time , be certain to check the clutch adjustment as described in â Checking the Clutch Adjustment â section Starting Engine of the Assembly Instructions . NOTE : When pushing the unit with the engine off , you To Stop Engine will hear a ratcheting sound ( gear noise ) which is â¢ Move throttle control to STOP or OFF position . normal . â¢ Disconnect spark plug wire and ground to prevent WARNING : Be sure no one is standing in accidentally starting while equipment is front of the tiller while the engine is unattended . running or being started . NOTE : After the first ten hours of operation , recheck â¢ Place gear selection lever in NEUTRAL . the clutch adjustment . Refer to final clutch adjustment â¢ Place the throttle control lever in FAST position or if in Assembly Instructions . equipped , place the engine speed control in the START position . Setting The Depth â¢ Move choke lever to CHOKE position or if Tilling depth is controlled by the depth stake which can equipped , push primer two ( 2 ) or three ( 3 ) times . be adjusted to five different settings . Adjust the side Wait about two ( 2 ) seconds between each push . shields as you adjust the depth stake . 9
WARNING : Be certain spark plug wire is â¢ For further depth , raise the depth stake and side disconnected and grounded against the shields and also make one or two more passes engine when performing any adjustments . over the area . â¢ When tilling loose soil , the depth stake may be â¢ When using the tiller for the first time , use the raised to its highest position ( use bottom second adjustment hole from the top ( 1 " of tilling adjustment hole ) to give the deepest tilling depth . depth ) . See Figure 10 . Raise the side shields to their highest position . â¢ To transport tiller , lower the depth stake ( use top Use This Position adjustment hole ) . Transport Position First Time To adjust the depth stake , remove the clevis pin and 1 â hairpin clip . Move the depth stake to the desired setting 3 â and secure with the clevis pin and hairpin clip . Clevis Pin See Figure 10 . 5 â To adjust the side shields , remove the wing nuts . Move the side shield to the desired position and replace the wing nuts . Tighten securely . 7 â Operating the Tiller â¢ Select the depth stake setting . â¢ Start engine as instructed on the previous page . â¢ Move gear selection handle to one of the forward modes or reverse . WARNING : Do not move the gear selection handle with the wheels or tines engaged . Use This Hole For Make certain the unit is stopped Lowest ( Shallowest ) completely before changing the gear Position selection . A partial engagement may be Side Shields necessary when engaging tines . â¢ Squeeze the clutch handle against the handle to engage the wheels and tines . NOTE : Make certain the gear selection indicator is correctly positioned before engaging the clutch handle . If it is between gears , the engine will stall . To transport tiller , do not engage the tines . Select the Use This Hole For Highest ( Deepest ) wheel drive only . Position WARNING : Do not push down on the Figure 10 handles so that the wheels are lifted off the â¢ When breaking up sod and for shallow cultivation , ground while using the tine drive , or the use the setting which gives 1 " of tilling depth tiller could move backward and cause ( second hole from the top ) . Place the side shields in personal injury . their lowest position . For best results , it is recommended the garden be tilled twice ( lengthwise , then widthwise ) to pulverize the soil . SECTION 5 : MAKING ADJUSTMENTS WARNING : Never attempt to make any to be in line with the tiller or swung to the left or right . adjustments while the engine is running , Refer to the handle adjustment in the Know Your Tiller except where specified in operatorâs section for details . manual . Belt Tension Adjustment Handle Adjustment Periodic adjustment of the belt tension may be required The handle may be adjusted to the height desired and due to normal stretch and wear on the belt . Adjustment on Model 420 series , the handle may also be adjusted is needed if the tines or wheels seem to hesitate while 10
turning , but the engine maintains the same speed . Engine Adjustment To adjust the tension on the belt , refer to Final Clutch Refer to the separate engine manual for engine Adjustment in Assembly Instructions . adjustment instructions . SECTION 6 : MAINTAINING YOUR TILLER WARNING : Disconnect the spark plug wire Tine Shafts and ground it against the engine before Remove tine assemblies and lubricate the tine shafts at performing any repairs or maintenance . least once a season . Wheel Shafts Engine Remove wheel assemblies and lubricate the axle shafts Refer to the separate engine manual for engine at least once a season . maintenance instructions . Maintain engine oil as instructed in the separate Cleaning Tine Area engine manual packed with your unit . Read and follow Clean the underside of the tine shield after each use . instructions carefully . The dirt washes off the tines easier if rinsed off Service air cleaner every ten hours under normal immediately instead of after it dries . Always towel dry conditions . Clean every hour under extremely dusty the tiller afterwards and apply a light coat of oil or conditions . Poor engine performance and flooding silicone to prevent rusting or water damage . usually indicates that the air cleaner should be IMPORTANT : Never use a " pressure washer â to clean serviced . To service the air cleaner , refer to the your tiller . Water can penetrate tight areas of the tiller separate engine manual packed with your unit . and its chaincase and cause serious damage to the IMPORTANT : Never run your engine without air cleaner unit . completely assembled . Tires The spark plug should be cleaned and the gap reset every 25 hours of engine operation . Spark plug Recommended operating tire pressure is replacement is recommended at the start of each tiller approximately 14 p.s.i . on 14 inch tires and 20 p.s.i . on season ; check engine manual for correct plug type and 16 inch tires . ( Check sidewall of tire for tire gap specification . manufacturerâs recommended pressure ) . Maximum tire pressure under any circumstances is 30 p.s.i . Equal tire Clean the engine regularly with a cloth or brush . Keep pressure should be maintained on both tires . the cooling system ( blower housing area ) clean to permit proper air circulation which is essential to engine When installing a tire to the rim , be certain rim is clean performance and life . Be certain to remove all dirt and and free of rust . Lubricate both the tire and rim combustible debris from muffler area . generously . WARNING : Excessive pressure ( over 30 Lubrication p.s.i . ) when seating beads may cause tire / rim assembly to burst with force sufficient Transmission to cause serious injury . The transmission is pre - lubricated and sealed at the factory . It requires no checking unless the transmission Belt Replacement is disassembled . To fill with grease , lay the right half of the transmission on its side , add 22 ounces of Your tiller has been engineered with a belt made of Benalene 920 grease , and assemble the left half to it . special material ( Kevlar Tensile ) for longer life and This grease can be obtained at your nearest authorized better performance . It should not be replaced with an dealer by ordering part number 737 - 0300 . off - the - shelf belt . Order all belts through you authorized service dealer . Clutch Handle Lubricate the pivot point on the clutch handle and the â¢ Disconnect and ground the spark plug wire against cable at least once a season with light oil . The control the engine . must operate freely in both directions . â¢ Remove the belt cover from the left side of the tiller by removing two torx head screws from the top of Pivot Points belt cover . Lubricate all pivot points and linkages at least once a season with light oil . 11
â¢ Remove two hex cap nuts and flat washers from Off - Season Storage front side of the belt cover . Remove the hex nut and If the tiller will not be used for a period longer than 30 flat washer at the back of the cover . days , the following steps should be taken to prepare the â¢ Remove the belt keeper assembly located behind tiller for storage . the engine pulley by removing two hex bolts and â¢ Clean the exterior of engine and the entire tiller lock washers . See Figure 11 . thoroughly . Lubricate the tiller as described in the â¢ Remove belt and reassemble the new belt . Follow lubrication instructions . instructions in reverse order . â¢ We do not recommend the use of pressure NOTE : Upon reassembly , make certain the belt is washers to clean your unit . They may cause routed over the idler pulley and inside of belt keepers by damage to electric components , spindles , pulleys , engine pulley . See Figure 11 . bearings or the engine . The use of pressure washers will result in shortened life and reduce Engine Pulley serviceability . Belt Keeper â¢ Refer to the engine manual for correct engine storage instructions . â¢ Wipe tines with oiled rag to prevent rust . Hex Bolt â¢ Store tiller in a clean , dry area . Do not store next to corrosive materials , such as fertilizer . Idler Pulley NOTE : When storing any type of power equipment in an unventilated or metal storage shed , care should be taken to rustproof the equipment . Using a light oil or silicone , coat the equipment and especially any springs , bearings , and cables . Figure 11 12
SECTION 7 : TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE Trouble Possible Cause ( s ) Corrective Action Engine fails to Fuel tank empty , or stale fuel . Fill tank with clean , fresh gasoline . Fuel will not last over thirty start days unless a fuel stabilizer is used . Throttle control lever not in correct starting Move throttle lever to start position . position ( if so equipped ) . Blocked fuel line . Clean fuel line . Dirty aircleaner . Refer to the engine manual packed with your unit . Choke not in ON position . Move choke to ON position . Spark plug wire disconnected . Connect wire to spark plug . Faulty spark plug . Clean , adjust gap or replace . Engine flooded . Refer to the engine manual packed with your unit . Engine runs Unit running on CHOKE . Move choke lever to OFF position . erratic Spark plug wire loose . Connect and tighten spark plug wire . Blocked fuel line or stale fuel . Clean fuel line ; fill tank with clean , fresh gasoline . Fuel will not last over thirty days unless a fuel stabilizer is used . Vent in gas cap plugged . Clear vent . Water or dirt in fuel system . Drain fuel tank . Refill with fresh fuel . Dirty air cleaner . Refer to the engine manual packed with your unit . Carburetor out of adjustment . Refer to the engine manual packed with your unit . Fill crankcase with proper oil . Engine overheats Engine oil level low . Refer to the engine manual packed with your unit . Dirty air cleaner . Refer to the engine manual packed with your unit . Air flow restricted . Adjust carburetor as instructed in separate engine manual . Carburetor not adjusted properly . Dislodge foreign object . Tines do not Foreign object lodged in tines . engage Replace tine clevis pin ( s ) . Tine clevis pin ( s ) missing . Take unit to authorized service dealer . Pulley and idler not in correct adjustment . Refer to controls section of operatorâs manual for proper Not shifting properly . shifting procedures . Adjust control cable ( see assembly instructions ) . Control cable not adjusted properly . Replace belt . Belt worn and / or stretched . Wheels do not Clevis pin missing . Replace clevis pin . engage Tiller is not being shifted properly . Refer to controls section of operatorâs manual for proper shifting procedures . Adjust control cable ( see assembly instructions ) . Control cable not adjusted properly . Replace belt . Belt worn and / or stretched . NOTE : For repairs beyond the minor adjustments above , contact your local authorized service dealer . 13
Model Series 410 4 1 1 5 3 6 2 8 10 7 11 9 13 47 9 18 19 23 12 20 25 21 14 22 17 26 16 10 24 29 15 30 45 27 35 28 17 31 32 35 33 36 30 34 46 17 33 37 38 44 39 17 17 40 42 41 43 14
Model Series 410 Ref . Ref . Part No . Part Description Part No . Part Description No . No . 1 . 710 - 1017 Tap Screw 1 / 4 - 14 x . 625 25 . 726 - 0106 Cap Nut 2 . 786 - 0131 Handle Cover w / o Throttle 26 . 747 - 0432 Rod 3 . 710 - 0896 Hex Washer Screw 1 / 4 - 14 x . 625 27 . 786 - 0113 Rear Tine Shield Flap 4 . 720 - 0278A Foam Grip 28 . 710 - 3005 Hex Cap Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.25 5 . 735 - 0246 End Plug 29 . 736 - 0117 Flat Washer . 375 ID x . 620 OD 6 . 647 - 0014 Clutch Control Assembly 30 . 710 - 3008 Hex Cap Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x . 75 7 . 786 - 0118 Return Bracket - LH 31 . 738 - 0849 Hex Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x . 75 8 . 786 - 0098 Return Bracket - RH 32 . 786 - 0085 Tine Shield 9 . 649 - 0017 Handle Assembly 33 . 712 - 0421 Wing Nut 10 . 720 - 0210A Knob 34 . 686 - 0044A End Cover Assembly 11 . 712 - 3008 Jam Nut 3 / 8 - 16 35 . 786 - 0090 Side Shield 12 . 726 - 0330 Cable Clip 36 . 786 - 0076 Shield Bracket RH 13 . 747 - 0902 Shift Control 37 . 710 - 0376 Hex Cap Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 1.0 14 . 735 - 0127 Rubber Washer . 33 ID x . 87 OD 38 . 736 - 0169 Lock Washer 3 / 8 15 . 714 - 0104 Cotter Pin 39 . 711 - 0415 Clevis Pin 16 . 736 - 0204 Flat Washer . 344 ID x . 62 OD 40 . 712 - 0798 Hex Nut 3 / 8 - 16 17 . 712 - 3004A Hex Flange Lock Nut 5 / 16 - 18 41 . 710 - 3038 Hex Cap Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x . 875 18 . 784 - 0191 Retainer Bracket 42 . 686 - 0043A Shield Tine Bracket Assembly 19 . 712 - 0379 Flange Lock Nut 3 / 8 - 24 43 . 786 - 0120 Depth Stake 20 . 750 - 0885A Spacer . 322 ID x . 625 OD 44 . 786 - 0077 Shield Bracket - LH 21 . 784 - 0190 Adjustable Crank Handle 45 . 710 - 3097 Carriage Bolt 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.0 22 . 710 - 0189 Hex Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3.0 46 . 714 - 0147 Cotter Pin 23 . 786 - 0109 Handle Mounting Bracket - LH 47 . 746 - 0916 Clutch Cable 24 . 786 - 0108 Handle Mounting Bracket - RH NOTE : For painted parts , please refer to the list of color codes below . Please add the applicable color code , wherever needed , to the part number to order a replacement part . For instance , if a part numbered 700 - xxxx is painted Oyster Gray , the part number to order would be 700 - xxxx - 0662 . Black â 0691 ; Black , Powder â 0637 ; Blue , Midnight â 0667 ; Charcoal â 0483 ; Grey â 0648 ; Grey , Oyster â 0662 ; Orange â 0606 ; Red â 0650 ; Red , MTD â 0638 ; Silver â 0629 ; Yellow â 0674 . 15
Model Series 410 thru 420 1 2 4 3 6 43 4 8 7 9 5 10 42 20 29 11 31 21 30 1 23 12 22 32 24 33 28 27 13 21 20 16 38 21 25 37 14 26 34 36 35 39 41 15 40 17 18 19 16
Model Series 410 thru 420 Ref . Ref . Part No . Part Description Part No . Part Description No . No . 1 . 710 - 1017 Hex Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x . 625 20 . 712 - 3004A Flange Lock Nut 5 / 16 - 18 2 . 786 - 0101B Shift Cover 21 . 710 - 1090 Flange Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 1.25 3 . 686 - 0095 Crank Shift Assembly 22 . 686 - 0031A Belt Keeper Bracket Assây 4 . 712 - 3004A Hex Lock Nut 5 / 16 - 18 23 . 736 - 0119 Lock Washer 5 / 16 5 . 715 - 0120 Spiral Pin 24 . 710 - 0237 Hex Cap Screw 5 / 16 - 24 x . 625 6 . 786 - 0117 Shift Cover Mounting Bracket 25 . 756 - 0971 Inner Pulley Half 7 . 710 - 3008 Hex Cap Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x . 75 26 . 756 - 0972 Outer Pulley Half 8 . 712 - 3010 Hex Nut 5 / 16 - 18 27 . 754 - 0438 V - Belt 9 . 736 - 0242 Bell Washer . 340 ID x . 872 OD 28 . 756 - 0405 Flat Idler 10 . 710 - 3180 Hex Cap Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 1.75 29 . 738 - 0899 Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 4 - 28 x 2.35 11 . 710 - 1007 Hex Washer Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.5 30 . 736 - 0256 Flat Washer . 635 ID x . 930 OD 12 . 619 - 0009 Frame Counterweight 31 . 756 - 0634 Flat Pulley 13 . 642 - 0015 Tine Assembly - LH 32 . 736 - 0105 Spring Washer . 401 ID x . 870 OD 642 - 0016 Tine Assembly - RH 33 . 712 - 0379 Flange Lock Nut 3 / 8 - 24 14 . 711 - 0415 Clevis Pin 34 . 736 - 0452 Bell Washer . 396 ID x 1.140 OD 15 . 714 - 0149B Cotter Pin 35 . 710 - 0152 Hex Cap Screw 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.0 16 . 634 - 0110 Complete Wheel Assây - RH ( 14 â ) 36 . 786 - 0080 Idler Bracket 634 - 0111 Complete Wheel Assây - LH ( 14 â ) 37 . 710 - 0723 Hex Cap Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.25 634 - 0106 Complete Wheel Assây - RH ( 16 â ) 38 . 738 - 0876 Shoulder Nut 7 / 16 - 20 634 - 0107 Complete Wheel Assây - LH ( 16 â ) 39 . 736 - 3020 Flat Washer . 271 ID x . 630 OD 17 . 711 - 1017 Clevis Pin 40 . 786 - 0100 Belt Cover 18 . 714 - 0104 Cotter Pin 41 . 712 - 0392 Hex Lock Nut 1 / 4 19 . 734 - 1796 Tine Only ( 14 â ) 42 . 786 - 0107 Cable Bracket 734 - 0808 Tine Only ( 16 â ) 43 . 686 - 0094 Gear Case Assembly IMPORTANT : For a proper working machine , use Factory Approved Parts . V - BELTS are specially designed to engage and disengage safely . A substitute ( non OEM ) V - Belt can be dangerous by not disengaging completely . 17
Model Series 420 1 4 5 1 6 2 7 10 3 11 8 12 9 14 15 13 16 22 17 28 18 23 20 24 21 32 25 26 19 27 30 29 31 33 11 41 34 36 37 40 39 44 39 35 42 45 43 46 24 48 49 47 35 50 31 51 24 54 24 52 53 55 18
Model Series 420 Ref . Ref . Part No . Part Description Part No . Part Description No . No . 1 . 710 - 1017 Tap Screw 1 / 4 - 14 x . 625 28 . 686 - 0048 Handle Pivot Bracket Assembly 2 . 786 - 0131 Handle Cover w / o Throttle 29 . 710 - 3097 Carriage Bolt 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.0 3 . 746 - 0916 Clutch Cable 30 . 686 - 0071 Handle Bracket Assembly 4 . 720 - 0278A Foam Grip 31 . 712 - 0421 Wing Nut 5 . 647 - 0014 Clutch Control Assembly 32 . 735 - 0127 Rubber Washer . 33 ID x . 87 OD 6 . 735 - 0246 End Plug 33 . 736 - 0204 Flat Washer . 344 ID x . 62 OD 7 . 710 - 0896 Hex Washer Screw 1 / 4 - 14 x . 625 34 . 714 - 0104 Cotter Pin 8 . 649 - 0016 Handle Assembly 35 . 786 - 0090 Side Shield 9 . 786 - 0118 Return Bracket - LH 36 . 710 - 3005 Hex Cap Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.25 10 . 786 - 0098 Return Bracket - RH 37 . 736 - 0117 Flat Washer . 375 ID x . 620 OD 11 . 720 - 0210A Knob 39 . 710 - 3008 Hex Cap Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x . 75 12 . 712 - 3008 Jam Nut 3 / 8 - 16 40 . 738 - 0849 Hex Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x . 75 13 . 747 - 0902 Shift Control 41 . 786 - 0113 Rear Tine Shield Flap 14 . 747 - 0901 Handle Adjustment Rod 42 . 786 - 0085 Tine Shield 15 . 714 - 3021 Cotter Pin 43 . 686 - 0044A End Cover Assembly 16 . 712 - 0386A Slotted Hex Nut 5 / 8 44 . 747 - 0432 Rod 17 . 736 - 0317 Bell Washer . 64 ID x 1.25 OD 45 . 726 - 0106 Cap Nut 18 . 712 - 0375 Hex Lock Nut 3 / 8 - 16 46 . 786 - 0076 Shield Bracket RH 19 . 726 - 0330 Cable Clip 47 . 786 - 0077 Shield Bracket - LH 20 . 732 - 0493 Torsion Spring 48 . 710 - 0376 Hex Cap Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 1.0 21 . 748 - 0375 Handle Swing Link 49 . 714 - 0147 Cotter Pin 22 . 712 - 0379 Flange Lock Nut 3 / 8 - 24 50 . 711 - 0415 Clevis Pin 23 . 784 - 0191 Retainer Bracket 51 . 686 - 0043A Shield Tine Bracket Assembly 24 . 712 - 3004A Hex Flange Lock Nut 5 / 16 - 18 52 . 710 - 3038 Hex Cap Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x . 875 25 . 784 - 0190 Adjustable Crank Handle 53 . 712 - 0798 Hex Nut 3 / 8 - 16 26 . 710 - 0521 Hex Cap Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3.0 54 . 736 - 0169 Lock Washer 3 / 8 27 . 710 - 0189 Hex Cap Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3.0 55 . 786 - 0120 Depth Stake NOTE : For painted parts , please refer to the list of color codes below . Please add the applicable color code , wherever needed , to the part number to order a replacement part . For instance , if a part numbered 700 - xxxx is painted Oyster Gray , the part number to order would be 700 - xxxx - 0662 . Black â 0691 ; Black , Powder â 0637 ; Blue , Midnight â 0667 ; Charcoal â 0483 ; Grey â 0648 ; Grey , Oyster â 0662 ; Orange â 0606 ; Red â 0650 ; Red , MTD â 0638 ; Silver â 0629 ; Yellow â 0674 . 19
Model Series 410 thru 420 32 33 1 36 5 35 6 38 39 40 2 41 31 42 34 45 9 7 11 37 46 3 10 40 43 49 19 44 47 4 48 20 12 11 13 24 14 50 25 51 52 26 15 21 51 25 22 16 53 48 13 27 17 1 28 23 2 15 4 3 30 29 20
Model Series 410 thru 420 Ref . Ref . Part No . Part Description Part No . Part Description No . No . 1 . 721 - 0378 Shaft Seal 1.0 Dia 29 . 786 - 0086 Reinforcement Bracket 2 . 712 - 0378 Hex Nut 7 / 16 - 20 30 . 721 - 0295 Chain Case Gasket 3 . 736 - 0407 Bell Washer . 45 ID x 1.0 OD 31 . 710 - 0258 Hex Cap Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x . 625 4 . 721 - 0379 Shaft Seal . 75 Dia 32 . 736 - 0329 Lock Washer 1 / 4 5 . 716 - 0865 Snap Ring . 50 Dia 33 . 736 - 0512 Flat Washer . 281 ID x . 875 OD 6 . 686 - 0038 Gear Case Assembly - RH Half 34 . 741 - 0124 Ball Bearing 7 . 618 - 0245B Shift Assembly 35 . 736 - 0541 Flat Washer 9 . 713 - 0233 Chain - # 41 1 / 2 â Pitch x 30 Links 36 . 717 - 1451A Spur Gear 16T 10 . 750 - 0570 Space 1.0 ID x 2.0 OD 37 . 713 - 0435 Spocket 11T # 41 Chain 11 . 736 - 0163 Thrust Washer 1.03 ID x 1.62 OD 38 . 736 - 0265 Flat Washer . 88 ID x 1.50 OD 12 . 750 - 0936 Spacer . 635 ID x 1.0 OD 39 . 716 - 0235 Retainer Ring 13 . 736 - 0518 Thrust Washer . 445 ID x 1.92 OD 40 . 718 - 0237 Clutch Key 14 . 617 - 0004 Idler Gear Assembly 41 . 711 - 1087 Drive Shaft 15 . 736 - 0351 Flat Washer . 760 ID x 1.50 OD 42 . 732 - 0863 Compression Spring 16 . 750 - 0938 Spacer . 735 ID x . 886 OD 43 . 741 - 0862 Detent Ball 17 . 717 - 1458 Spur Gear 46T 44 . 718 - 0234 Clutch Collar 19 . 611 - 0021 Tine Shaft Assembly 18T 45 . 717 - 1409 Spur Gear 17T 20 . 713 - 0226 Chain - # 50 5 / 8 â Pitch x 52 Links 46 . 736 - 0442 Flat Washer . 69 ID x 1.06 OD 21 . 738 - 0885 Jack Shaft 5 / 8 Dia . x 2.06 Lg 47 . 732 - 0614 Wire Ring 22 . 750 - 0935 Spacer . 635 ID x 1.0 OD 48 . 736 - 0518 Thrust Washer . 445 ID x 1.9 OD 23 . 611 - 0058 Wheel Shift Assembly 49 . 611 - 0016 Intermediate Gear Assembly 24 . 686 - 0039 Gear Case Assembly - LH Half 50 . 738 - 0884 Jack Shaft 25 . 710 - 0896 Hex Washer Screw 1 / 4 - 14 x . 625 51 . 736 - 0336 Flat Washer . 625 ID x 1.0 OD 26 . 726 - 0331 Plug 52 . 750 - 0931 Spacer . 635 ID x . 86 OD 27 . 741 - 0563 Ball Bearing w / Snap Ring 53 . 617 - 0003 Tine Drive Assembly 28 . 712 - 3067 Hex Patch L - Nut 7 / 16 - 20 21
MANUFACTURERâS LIMITED WARRANTY FOR : d . MTD LLC does not extend any warranty for products The limited warranty set forth below is given by MTD LLC with sold or exported outside of the United States , its posses - respect to new merchandise purchased and used in the sions and territories , except those sold through MTD United States , its possessions and territories . LLCâs authorized channels of export distribution . MTD LLC warrants this product against defects for a period of e . Parts that are not genuine MTD parts are not covered by two ( 2 ) years commencing on the date of original purchase this warranty . and will , at its option , repair or replace , free of charge , any f . Service completed by someone other than an authorized part found to be defective in materials or workmanship . This service dealer is not covered by this warranty . limited warranty shall only apply if this product has been oper - g . Transportation charges and service calls are not ated and maintained in accordance with the Operatorâs Man - covered . ual furnished with the product , and has not been subject to misuse , abuse , commercial use , neglect , accident , improper No implied warranty , including any implied warranty of maintenance , alteration , vandalism , theft , fire , water , or dam - merchantability of fitness for a particular purpose , age because of other peril or natural disaster . Damage applies after the applicable period of express written resulting from the installation or use of any accessory or warranty above as to the parts as identified . No other attachment not approved by MTD LLC for use with the prod - express warranty , whether written or oral , except as men - uct ( s ) covered by this manual will void your warranty as to tioned above , given by any person or entity , including a any resulting damage . dealer or retailer , with respect to any product , shall bind MTD LLC . During the period of the warranty , the exclu - Normal wear parts or components thereof are subject to sep - sive remedy is repair or replacement of the product as arate terms as follows : All normal wear parts or component set forth above . failures will be covered on the product for a period of 90 days regardless of cause . After 90 days , but within the two year The provisions as set forth in this warranty provide the period , normal wear part failures will be covered ONLY IF sole and exclusive remedy arising from the sale . MTD caused by defects in materials or workmanship of OTHER LLC shall not be liable for incidental or consequential component parts . Normal wear parts and components loss or damage including , without limitation , expenses include , but are not limited to : batteries , belts , blades , blade incurred for substitute or replacement lawn care services adapters , grass bags , rider deck wheels , seats , snow thrower or for rental expenses to temporarily replace a warranted skid shoes , shave plates , auger spiral rubber , tires . product . HOW TO OBTAIN SERVICE : Warranty service is available , Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of inci - WITH PROOF OF PURCHASE , through your local autho - dental or consequential damages , or limitations on how long rized service dealer . To locate the dealer in your area , check an implied warranty lasts , so the above exclusions or limita - your Yellow Pages , or contact MTD LLC at P.O . Box 361131 , tions may not apply to you . Cleveland , Ohio 44136 - 0019 , 1 - 800 - 800 - 7310 , 1 - 330 - 220 - 4683 or log on to our Web site at www.mtdproducts.com . In no event shall recovery of any kind be greater than the amount of the purchase price of the product sold . Alteration This limited warranty does not provide coverage in the follow - of safety features of the product shall void this warranty . ing cases : You assume the risk and liability for loss , damage , or injury to a . The engine or component parts thereof . These items you and your property and / or to others and their property carry a separate manufacturerâs warranty . Refer to the arising out of the misuse or inability to use the product . applicable manufacturerâs warranty for terms and condi - tions . This limited warranty shall not extend to anyone other than b . Log splitter pumps , valves , and cylinders have a sepa - the original purchaser or to the person for whom it was pur - rate one year warranty . chased as a gift . c . Routine maintenance items such as lubricants , filters , HOW STATE LAW RELATES TO THIS WARRANTY : This blade sharpening , tune - ups , brake adjustments , clutch limited warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you adjustments , deck adjustments , and normal deterioration may also have other rights which vary from state to state . of the exterior finish due to use or exposure . MTD LLC , P.O . BOX 361131 CLEVELAND , OHIO 44136 - 0019 1 - 800 - 800 - 7310