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0 TRoKRILT I Operator's Manu Storm Snow Thrower Models 7524 & 8526 IMPORTANT : Read safety rules and instructions carefully before operating equipment . 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 Iand unless the engine's 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 availabIe through your nearest engine authorized service dealer or contact the service department , P . O . Box 361131 Cleveland , Ohio 44136 - 0019 . TROY - BILT LLC . P . O . BOX 361131 CLEVELAND , OHIO 44136 - 0019 PRINTED IN U . S . A . FORM NO . 769 - 00394B ( 6 / 2003 )
TABLEOFCONTENTS Content Page Important Safe Operation Practices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Assembling Your Snow Thrower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Know Your Snow Thrower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Operating Your Snow Thrower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Making Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Maintaining Your Snow Thrower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Servicing Your Snow Thrower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Off - Season Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Parts List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 FINDINGMODELNUMBER This Operator's Manual is an important part of your new snow thrower . It will help you to assemble , prepare and maintain the unit for best performance . Please read and understand what it says . Before you start assembling your new snow thrower , 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 . You can locate the model number by standing behind the unit in the operating position and looking down at the dash panel . 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 : O _ l _ B _ lr . TROY _ BILT LLC Copy the serial number here : P . O . BOX 361131 www . troybilt . com CLEVELAND , OH 44136 330 _ 558 _ 7220 866 _ 840 _ 6483 ENGINEINFORMATION 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 manufacturer's Owner's / Operator's Manual packed separately with your unit for more information . CALLINGCUSTOMERSUPPORT Please doNOTreturntheun # to the retailer fromwhereit waspurchased , withoutfirstcontactingCustomerSupport . If you have difficulty assembling this product or have any questions regarding the controls , operation or maintenance of this unit , please call 1 - 866 - 840 - 6483 or 1 - 330 - 558 - 7220 to reach a Customer Support representative . Please have your unit's 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 .
SECTION1 : IMPORTANTSAFEOPERATIONPRACTICES 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 . or emit chemicals known to State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other , _ WARNING : Engine Exhaust , some of its constituents , and certain vehicle components contain reproductive harm . DANGER : This machine was built to be operated according to the rules for safe operation in this 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 . Never attempt to make any adjustments while engine is Training 7 . running , except where specifically recommended in the 1 . Read , understand , and follow all instructions on the operator's manual . machine and in the manual ( s ) before attempting to Let engine and machine adjust to outdoor temperature assemble and operate . Keep this manual in a safe place 8 . before starting to clear snow . for future and regular reference and for ordering To avoid personal injury or property damage use extreme replacement parts . 9 . care in handling gasoline . Gasoline is extremely 2 . Be familiar with all controls and their proper operation . flammable and the vapors are explosive . Serious Know how to stop the machine and disengage them personal injury can occur when gasoline is spilled on quickly . yourself or your clothes , which can ignite . Wash your skin 3 . Never allow children under 14 years old to operate this and change clothes immediately . machine . Children 14 years old and over should read and a . Use only an approved gasoline container . understand the operation instructions and safety rules in b . Extinguish all cigarettes , cigars , pipes and other this manual and should be trained and supervised by a sources of ignition . parent . c . Never fuel machine indoors . 4 . Never allow adults to operate this machine without d . Never remove gas cap or add fuel while the proper instruction . engine is hot or running . 5 . Thrown objects can cause serious personal injury . Plan e . Allow engine to cool at least two minutes before your snow - throwing pattern to avoid discharge of material refueling . toward roads , bystanders and the like . f . Never over fill fuel tank . Fill tank to no more than 6 . Keep bystanders , helpers , pets and children at least 75 Â½ inch below bottom of filler neck to provide space feet from the machine while it is in operation . Stop for fuel expansion . machine if anyone enters the area . g . Replace gasoline cap and tighten securely . 7 . Exercise caution to avoid slipping or falling , especially h . If gasoline is spilled , wipe it off the engine and when operating in reverse . equipment . Move machine to another area . Wait 5 Preparation minutes before starting the engine . 1 . Thoroughly inspect the area where the equipment is to i . Never store the machine or fuel container inside be used . Remove all doormats , newspapers , sleds , where there is an open flame , spark or pilot light boards , wires and other foreign objects , which could be ( e . g . furnace , water heater , space heater , clothes tripped over or thrown by the auger / impeller . dryer etc . ) . Allow machine to cool at least 5 minutes before 2 . Always wear safety glasses or eye shields during j . operation and while performing an adjustment or repair to storing . protect your eyes . Thrown objects which ricochet can cause serious injury to the eyes . Operation Do not put hands or feet near rotating parts , in the auger / 3 . Do not operate without wearing adequate winter outer 1 . impeller housing or discharge chute . Contact with the garments . Do not wear jewelry , long scarves or other rotating parts can amputate hands and feet . loose clothing , which could become entangled in moving The auger / impeller clutch lever is a safety device . Never parts . Wear footwear which will improve footing on 2 . bypass its operation . Doing so makes the machine slippery surfaces . unsafe and may cause personal injury . 4 . Use a grounded three - wire extension cord and The clutch levers must operate easily in both directions receptacle for all units with electric start engines . 3 . and automatically return to the disengaged position when 5 . Adjust collector housing height to clear gravel or crushed released . rock surfaces . Never operate with a missing or damaged discharge 6 . Disengage all clutch levers before starting the engine . 4 . chute . Keep all safety devices in place and working .
5 . Neverrunanengineindoorosrinapoorlvyentilated telephone 1 - 866 - 840 - 6483 for assistance and the name areaE . ngineexhausctontaincsarbomn onoxidaen , of your nearest servicing dealer . odorlesasnddeadlgyas . Maintenance & Storage 6 . Donotoperatme achinwehileundetrheinfluencoef 1 . Never tamper with safety devices . Check their proper alcohoolrdrugs . operation regularly . Refer to the maintenance and 7 . Mufflearndenginbeecomheotand can cause a burn . Do adjustment sections of this manual . not touch . 2 . Before cleaning , repairing , or inspecting machine 8 . Exercise extreme caution when operating on or crossing disengage all clutch levers and stop engine . Wait until the gravel surfaces . Stay alert for hidden hazards or traffic . auger / impeller come to a complete stop . Disconnect the 9 . Exercise caution when changing direction and while spark plug wire and ground against the engine to prevent operating on slopes . unintended starting . 10 . Plan your snow4hrowing pattern to avoid discharge 3 . Check bolts and screws for proper tightness at frequent towards windows , walls , cars etc . Thus , avoiding intervals to keep the machine in safe working condition . possible property damage or personal injury caused by a Also , visually inspect machine for any damage . ricochet . 4 . Do not change the engine governor setting or over - speed 11 . Never direct discharge at children , bystanders and pets the engine . The governor controls the maximum safe or allow anyone in front of the machine . operating speed of the engine . 12 . Do not overload machine capacity by attempting to clear 5 . Snow thrower shave plates and skid shoes are subject to snow at too fast of a rate . wear and damage . For your safety protection , frequently 13 . Never operate this machine without good visibility or check all components and replace with original light . Always be sure of your footing and keep a firm hold equipment manufacturer's ( HEM ) parts only . " Use of on the handles . Walk , never run . parts which do not meet the original equipment 14 . Disengage power to the auger / impeller when specifications may lead to improper performance and transporting or not in use . , i . compromise safety . 15 . Never operate machine at high transport speeds on 6 . Check clutch controls periodically to verify they engage slippery surfaces . Look down and behind and use care and disengage properly and adjust , if necessary . Refer to when in reverse . the adjustment section in this operator's manual for 16 . If the machine should start to vibrate abnormally , stop the instructions . engine , disconnect the spark plug wire and ground it 7 . Maintain / replacesafety / instruction labels , as necessary . against the engine . Inspect thoroughly for damage . 8 . Observe proper disposal laws and regulations for gas , Repair any damage before starting and operating . oil , etc . to protect the environment . 17 . Disengage all clutch levers and stop engine before you 9 . Prior to storing , run machine a few minutes to clear snow leave the operating position ( behind the handles ) . Wait from machine and prevent freeze up of auger / impeller . until the auger / impeller comes to a complete stop before 10 . Never store the machine or fuel container inside where unclogging the discharge chute , making any there is an open flame , spark or pilot light such as a water adjustments , or inspections . heater , furnace , clothes dryer etc . 18 . Never put your hand in the discharge or collector 11 . Always refer to the operator's manual for proper openings . Always use the clean4ool provided to unclog instructions on off - season storage . the discharge opening . Do not unclog discharge chute YourResponsibility while engine is running . Before unclogging , shut off engine and remain behind handles until all moving parts Restrict the use of this power machine to persons who have stopped completely . read , understand and follow the warnings and 19 . Use only attachments and accessories approved by the instructions in this manual and on the machine . The manufacturer ( e . g . wheel weights , tire chains , cabs etc . ) . safety labels are shown below for your reference . 20 . If situations occur which are not covered in this manual , use care and good judgment . Contact your dealer or
SECTION2 : ASSEMBLINGYOURSNOWTHROWER roller guides . Make sure the spring ( found at the Unpacking end of each cable ) is attached to its actuator Remove staples from the top , sides , and ends of bracket . the shipping crate . Secure the upper handle and lower handle with the Set panels aside to avoid tire punctures or personal two plastic wing nuts , saddle washers and carriage injury . bolts previously removed . Attach these hardware Remove and discard plastic bag that covers unit . on the lower hole in the handles . See Figure 2 . Roll the unit out of the crate . Tighten the two wing nuts already in place on the Check the crate for loose parts before discarding . upper holes and secure the handles firmly . Slide the shift rod connector down over the end of the LooseParts lower shift rod . Tap the connector until it locks over the lower shift rod . See Figure 2 . The augers are secured to the auger shaft with two shear bolts and hex lock nuts . If you hit a foreign NOTE : If the connector is not properly assembled , the object or ice jam , the snow thrower is designed so shift rod will pivot and you will not be able to change that the bolts may shear . Two replacement shear speed or direction of movement of the equipment . bolts and nuts are provided for your convenience . See Figure 1 . Store these safely until needed . [ _ _ Hex Lock Carriage Bolt _ _ Shear Bolts Saddle iv / Nuts Figure 1 IMPORTANT : NEVER replace the auger shear bolts with standard hex bolts . Any damage to the auger gearbox or other components from using standard bolts will not be covered by your snow thrower's warranty . Upper Chute ItemsRequiredForAssembly Crank 1 . Pair of pliers " pin Clip 2 . Engine oil 3 . Fresh gasoline ge Bolt Lower Chute Crank BeforeAssembly Disconnect spark plug wire and ground it against the engine to prevent unintended starting . NOTE : All references in this manual to the left or right Figure 2 side of the snow thrower is from the operating position only . Exceptions , if any , will be specified . AttachingChuteCrank AssemblingHandle Remove the hairpin clip from the upper chute crank and slide the upper chute crank into the lower chute For shipping purposes , the upper handle is secured loosely to the lower handle with four wing nuts . crank . A pair of pliers may help in this job . Align the two holes on both chute cranks and insert Remove the lower plastic wing nut , saddle washer the hairpin clip removed earlier , through these and carriage bolt from each side of the lower holes . See Figure 2 . handle . See Figure 2 . If not already attached , slip the chute cables Raise the upper handle assembly until it locks over ( running from the handle panel to the discharge the lower handle . chute ) into the cable guide located on top of the Look at the lower rear of the snow thrower frame to engine . See Figure 3 . be sure all the cables are aligned with the cable
NOTE : If the tire pressure is not equal in all tires , the Cable Guide unit may pull to one side or the other . _ WARNING : Maximum tire pressure uunderre any circumstance is 30 psi . Equal tire press should be maintained at all times . Excessive pressure ( over 30 psi ) when seating beads may cause tire / rim assembly to burst with force sufficient to cause serious injury . Traction Control & Shift Lever Move the shift lever into sixth ( 6 ) position . Perform the following test to check for proper adjustment : 1 . With the traction control released , push the snow Figure 3 thrower forward , then pull it back . The machine should move freely . ConnectingAlternatorLead 2 . Engage the traction control and attempt to move the machine both forward and back . Resistance ( Model 8526 Only ) should be felt . Unwrap the headlight wire which is attached to the 3 . Move the shift lever into the fast reverse ( R2 ) headlight , beneath the handle panel . Wind the position and repeat the previous two steps . headlight wire around the lower right handle until If you experienced resistance in the first or the third excess slack is removed . See Figure 4 . case , or no resistance in the second case , adjust Plug the wire from the headlight into the alternator traction control . To adjust , proceed as follows : lead coming from the right side of the engine underneath the fuel tank . Loosen the jam nut on the traction control cable and unthread the cable one full turn . III I Recheck adjustment . - Alternator Lead Retighten the jam nut to secure the cable when correct adjustment is reached . NOTE : For more details , refer to Traction Control Adjustment on page 10 . AugerControl Check the adjustment of the auger control as follows : Lamp Wire Right Handle When the auger control is released and in the disengaged " up " position , the cable should have Figure 4 very little slack , but should not be tight . ChuteClean - OuTt ool _ WARNING : Do not over - tighten the cable . Over - tightening may prevent the auger from This tool , along with the electric cord , may be disengaging and compromise the safety of the fastened with a cable tie to the rear ofthe auger snow thrower . housing for shipping purposes . In that case , cut the In a well - ventilated area , start the snow thrower cable tie and remove the electric cord now . engine as instructed on page 8 . Make sure the throttle is set in the fast position . FinalAdjustments While standing in the operator's position ( behind Make these final adjustments before operating your the snow thrower ) engage the auger . snow thrower for the first time . Failure to follow these Allow the auger to remain engaged for instructions may cause damage to the snow thrower . approximately ten ( 18 ) seconds before releasing the auger control . Repeat this several times . NOTE : If you have a question about the terms used in With the engine running in the fast position and the these instructions , refer to the descriptions and auger control lever in the disengaged " up " position , illustration starting on page 7 . walk to the front of the machine . Tire Pressure ( Pneumatic Tires ) Confirm that the auger has completely stopped The tires are overinflated for shipping purposes . rotating and shows no signs of motion . Check tire pressure . Maintain pressure as recommended on the sidewall of the tire .
IMPORTANtTh : eIfaugershowsanysignsofrotating , Auger rimmediaterlyeturntotheoperator'spositionandshute offtheengineW . aitforallmovingpartstostopbefo readjustintgheaugercontrocl able . Toreadjustthecontrocl able , loosenthehexjam nutontheaugercontrocl able " Z " fitting . sRotatethecouplingendofthecablelack . Fcounterclockwitsoeprovidemoreigure5 . Retightetnhehexjamnut . Seeverifyadjustment . RepeaAt ugerControTl estto Auger Figure 5 SECTION3 : KNOWYOURSNOWTHROWER _ WARNING : Be familiar with all the controls on the snow thrower and their proper operation . Know how to stop the machine and disengage them quickly . Compare the figure below and description of controls in this section with your equipment before starting unit . Shift Lever Traction Control / Chute Tilt Control Auger Control Lock Auger Control Headlight * Chute Directional Control Fuel Tank Fuel Cap Chute Clean - Out Tool P Iugil Fill 1 Electric _ Starter Handle Au / r _ Skid Shoe * Model 8526 only Figure 6 throwing process . If the auger control is engaged Traction Control / Auger ControlLock simultaneously with the traction control , you can The traction control is located on the right handle . release the auger control ( on the left handle ) and the Squeeze the traction control to engage the wheel drive ; augers will remain engaged . Release the traction release to stop . control to stop the augers and wheel drive ( the auger This same lever also locks the auger control so you can control must also be released ) . operate the chute crank without interrupting snow
IMPORTANATlw : aysreleasethetractioncontrobl efore ChuteTilt Control changingspeeds . The distance snow is thrown can be AugerControl changed by adjusting the angle of the The auger control is located on the left chute assembly . Move chute tilt control handle . Squeeze the auger control to forward to decrease distance , and toward the rear to increase distance . engage the augers ; release to disengage . Traction control must also be released in order to stop the auger . ChuteClean - 0utT001 Shift Lever The chute clean - out tool is designed to clear a clogged The shift lever is located in the center 6m discharge chute . Refer to page 10 for details . of the handle panel and is used to 5 = determine ground speed and direction 4 = _ WARNING : Never use your hand to clear da clogged discharge chute . Shut off engine an of travel . It can be moved into any of 3 = remain behind handles until all moving parts eight positions . 2 = have stopped before unclogging . IMPORTANT : Always release traction 1 = the control before changing speeds . SkidShoe Forward : The snow thrower has six The skid shoe position has to be determined by the Rt - - condition of the ground from where snow will be forward ( F ) speeds . Position one ( 1 ) is removed . Higher the snow level , lower will be the skid the slowest and position six ( 6 ) is the R2 - - fastest . shoe . Adjust it accordingly . Reverse : The snow thrower has two Headlight reverse ( R ) speeds - - R1 is the slower ( Model 8526 only ) of the two . The headlight is on whenever the engine is running . DischargeChute Throttle Control The angle of the upper discharge chute controls the The throttle control is located on the engine , it regulates distance that snow is thrown . Tilt the discharge chute the speed of the engine . up for greater distance ; tilt it down for less distance . ChuteCrank SafetyIgnition Key The chute crank is located on the left The safety ignition key must be fully inserted in the side of the snow thrower . Use it to switch before the unit will start . Remove key when snow change direction in which snow is thrower is not in use . Do not turn the key . CLOCKWISE TO thrown . Avoid targetting persons , DISCHARGELEFT COUNTERCLOCKWISE animals or cars and buildings . TO DISCHARGERIGHT SECTION4 : OPERATINGYOURSNOWTHROWER IMPORTANT : Your snow thrower is Read and understand all instructionsand warnings on the machine and in this manual before operating the equipped with a plastic fuel tank insert for snow thrower . shipping purposes . Please discard it before filling up gasoline for the first time . Gas & OilFill - Up ToStartEngine Service the engine with gasoline and oil as instructed in the engine manual shipped with the NOTE : If unff shows any sign of motion ( drive or snow thrower . augers ) with the clutch grips disengaged , shut engine WARNING : Use extreme care when off immediately . Readjust as instructed in the Final Adjustments in the Assembly Section . handling gasoline . Gasoline is extremely flammable and the vapors are explosive . Never Attach spark plug wire to spark plug . Make certain fuel machine indoors or while the engine is hot the metal loop on end of the spark plug wire ( inside or running . Extinguish cigarettes , cigars , pipes the boot ) is fastened securely over the metal tip on an other sources of ignition . the spark plug .
Makecertaintheaugeranddriveclutchleversare ToStopEngine inthedisengage ( dreleasedp ) osition . Run engine for a few minutes before stopping to Movethrottlecontroul pto FASTposition . help dry off any moisture on the engine . Insertignitionkeyintoslot . Becertainitsnapsinto To prevent possible freeze - up of starter : place . Donotturn key . Electric Starter : Connect power cord to switch box NOTE : Engine will not start unless ignition key is on engine , then to 120 volt AC receptacle . With the inserted into ignition slot in carburetor cover . engine running , push starter button and spin the starter for several seconds . The unusual sound ElectricStarter made by spinning the starter will not harm engine Determine that your house wiring is a three - wire or starter . Disconnect the power cord from recepta - grounded system . Ask a licensed electrician if you cle first , and then from switch box . are not certain . Recoil Starter : With engine running , pull starter rope with a rapid , continuous full arm stroke three WARNING : The electric starter is equipped or four times . Pulling the starter rope will produce a with a grounded three - wire power cord and loud clattering sound , which is normal . plug and is designed to operate on 120 volt AC Move throttle control to " stop " or " off " position . household current . It must be used with a Remove ignition key . Do not turn key . Disconnect properly grounded three - prong receptacle at all the spark plug wire from the spark plug to prevent times to avoid the possibility of electric shock . accidental starting while equipment is unattended . Follow all instructions carefully for preparing to operate the electric starter . NOTE : Keep it in a safe place . Engine will not start without ignition key . If your home wiring system is not a three - wire grounded system , do not use this electric starter Wipe all snow and moisture from the carburetor under any conditions . cover in the area of the control levers . Also , move If your home electrical system is grounded , but control levers back and forth several times . a three - hole receptacle is not available , one should be installed by a licensed electrician before ToEngageWheelDrive using the electric starter . With the engine running near top speed , move the If your home is equipped with a grounded three - shift lever into one of the six FORWARD positions prong receptacle , proceed as follows : or two REVERSE positions . Select a speed Rotate choke knob to OFF position . appropriate for the snow conditions that exist . Push the primer three times , fully covering the vent . Connect power cord to switch box on engine . Plug NOTE : Use slower speeds in higher snow , and until the other end of power cord into a three - hole , you are familiar with the operation of the snow thrower . grounded 120 volt AC receptacle . Squeeze the traction control against the right Push starter button on top of the engine to crank handle and the snow thrower will move . Release it engine . As you crank the engine , move choke knob and the drive motion will stop . to FULL choke position . When engine starts , release starter button , and IMPORTANT : Never move the shift lever without first move choke gradually to OFF . If engine falters , releasing the traction control . Doing so will cause move choke immediately to FULL and then premature wear on the drive system's friction wheel . gradually to OFF . When disconnecting the power cord , always unplug ToEngageAugers from the three - prong receptacle first and then from To engage augers and start snow throwing , the snow thrower . squeeze the auger control against the left handle . RecoilStarter To disengage power to the augers , release both the Rotate choke knob to FULL choke position ( cold auger control and the traction control , if engaged . engine start ) . If engine is warm , place choke in OFF The auger control can be locked so you can turn the position instead of FULL . electric chute directional control without interruptingthe Push primer button two or three times . If engine is snow throwing process . warm , push primer button once only . Grasp starter handle and pull rope out slowly , until OperatingTips it pulls slightly harder . Let rope rewind slowly . Pull starter handle rapidly . Do not allow handle to NOTE : Allow the engine to warm up for a few minutes . snap back . Allow it to rewind slowly while holding The engine will not develop full power until it reaches firmly . Repeat until engine starts . operating temperature .
Use the shovel - shaped end of the clean - out tool to remove any snow and ice in the discharge chute . d _ lb WARNING : The temperature of the muffler and the surrounding areas may exceed 150 Â° F . Re - fasten the clean - out tool to the mounting clip on Avoid these areas . the rear of the auger housing and restart engine . While standing in the operator's position ( behind For efficiency in job , remove snow immediately the snow thrower ) , engage the auger clutch lever after it falls . for a few seconds to clear any remaining snow or Discharge snow downwind whenever possible . ice from the discharge chute before continuing to Slightly overlap each previous path . clear snow . Set the skid shoes 1 / 4 " below the shave plate for normal usage . Adjust it upward for hard - packed / / , Chute Clean - Out Tool snow and downward when using on gravel or crushed rock . ChuteClean - OuTt ool The chute clean - out tool is conveniently fastened to the rear of the auger housing with a mounting clip . Never use your hand to clean a clogged chute or chute opening ; use this clean - out tool instead . Release both the auger control lever and the traction / auger control lock lever . Stop the engine by removing the ignition key . Remove the clean - out tool from the clip which secures it to the rear of the auger housing . See Figure 7 . Figure 7 SECTION5 : MAKINGADJUSTMENTS Remove the hairpin clip and flat washer from the shift handle under the handle panel . See Figure 8 . _ WARNING : NEVER attempt to clean chute or make any adjustments while engine is Place shift lever in sixth ( 6 ) position or fastest running . forward speed . Push shift arm assembly down as far as it will go . ShiftRod Rotate the ferrule up or down on the shift rod as necessary until the ferrule lines up with the upper hole in the shift lever . See Figure 8 . Shift Lever Insert ferrule from the left side of the snow thrower / into the upper hole . See Figure 8 inset . Reinstall the hairpin clip and the flat washer . IMPORTANT : Before operating the snow thrower , make sure the shift rod is adjusted according to instructions Hairpin Clip & on page 6 . Fiat Washer NOTE : For adjustment of auger control , skid shoe and chute assembly , refer to Final Adjustments in Section 1 . TractionControl ShiftArm Ferrule \ If you are uncertain about correct adjustment , proceed as follows : Clutch Rod Connector Drain the gasoline out of your snow thrower's engine , and place a piece of plastic film under the gas cap to avoid spillage . Figure 8 10
Tip the snow thrower forward , allowing it to rest on Skid Shoe the auger housing . See Figure g . The space between the shave plate and the ground can Frame Cover be adjusted by raising or lowering the skid shoes . For close snow removal , as when using on a smooth concrete or asphalt driveway , place the skid shoes in the low position . Use the middle or high position for the skid shoes when the area to be cleared is uneven . When operating on gravel , always put skid shoes in the high position . See Figure 11 . Adjust skid shoes as follows : Loosen , but do not remove , the three hex nuts which fasten the skid shoe to the auger housing . Raise or lower the skid shoe to desired position . Retighten the hex nuts loosened earlier . Repeat on the other side of the snow thrower . Auger Housing Figure 9 Remove the frame cover underneath the snow thrower by removing six self - tapping screws . With the traction control released , check if there is clearance between friction wheel and drive plate in all positions of the shift lever . See Figure 10 . With the traction control lever engaged , check if the friction wheel fully contacts the drive plate . See Figure 10 . If not , adjust as follows . Hex Nuts Loosen the jam nut on the traction drive cable and Skid thread the cable in or out as necessary . Shoes Retighten the jam nut to secure the cable when correct adjustment is reached . Figure 11 Reassemble the frame cover . NOTE : Make certain the bottom surface of skid shoe is If you placed plastic film under the gas cap earlier , flat against the ground to avoid uneven wear . remove it now . AugerControl Refer to AugerControTl est on page 6 to adjust the auger control . Make certain to check for correct adjustment as instructed before operating the snow thrower . ChuteAssembly The distance snow is thrown can be adjusted by Gear Shaft _ adjusting the angle of the chute assembly . Refer to page 8 for instrcutions . The remote chute control cables have been pre - adjusted at the factory . Move the remote chute lever on the control panel back and forward to adjust angle of the chute assembly . Wheel Figure 10 11
SECTION6 : MAINTAININGYOURSNOWTHROWER Vent WARNING : Before lubricating , repairing , or inspecting , disengage all clutch levers and stop engine . Wait until all moving parts have come to a complete stop . Disconnect the spark plug wire and ground it against the engine to prevent unintended starting . GeneraRl ecommendations Always observe safety rules when performing any maintenance . The warranty on this snow thrower does not cover items that have been subjected to operator abuse or negligence . To receive full value from the Figure 12 warranty , operator must maintain the snow thrower AugerBearingsandShaft as instructed in this manual . Every season lubricate the auger bearings and the Periodically check all fasteners and hardware to bearings on the side of the flame with lightoil . See make sure these are tight . to Figure 12 . Lubrication Engine Refer to the engine manual for instructions . DriveandShifting Mechanism DischargeChute At least once a season or after every 25 hours of The base of the discharge chute and the spirals on the operation , remove rear cover . Lubricate any chains , chute crank should be lubricated at least every 25 sprockets , gears , bearings , shafts , and the shifting hours of use . Apply the lubricant under the base of the mechanism at least once a season . Use engine oil chute and where the spirals contact the discharge or a spray lubricant . Refer to Figure 10 . chute . See Figure 13 . IMPORTANT : Avoid spillage of oil on rubber friction ff wheel and aluminum drive plate . Gear Shaft Lubricate the gear shaft with 6 - in - 1 grease ( part number 737 - 0170 ) at least once a season , or after every 25 hours of operation . Refer to Figure 10 . IMPORTANT : Keep all grease and oil off the rubber friction wheel and drive plate . Chute Crank ) irals Gear Case The gear case is lubricated with grease at the factory and it does not require checking . If disassembled for any reason , lubricate gear case with 2 ounces of Shell Alvania grease EPR00 , part number 737 - 0168 . Before reassembling , remove old sealant and apply new sealant . chute base IMPORTANT : Do not overfill the gear case , since Figure 13 damage to the seals could result . Be sure the vent plug is free of grease in order to relieve pressure . Traction Control / Auger ControlLock The cams on the ends of the control rods which AugerShaft interlock the traction drive and auger drive clutches At least once a season , remove the shear bolts must be lubricated at least once a season or every 25 from the auger shaft and spray lubricant inside the hours of operation using a multi - purpose automotive shaft . See Figure 12 . grease . The cams can be accessed beneath the handle panel . See Figure 14 . 12
excessive wear , cracks , or loose fit on the friction wheel drive hub . Also engage the traction control and check if the friction wheel is making contact with friction plate . Refer to Figure 10 . If it does not make contact , adjust the traction drive cable and recheck the e Panel friction wheel . Replace friction wheel rubber if necessary . Refer to instructions on page 15 . DriveBelts Check the condition of the drive belts every 50 hours of operation . Contr Â£ 1Rods _ _ _ _ _ Lube Cams Here Remove the plastic belt cover on the front of the engine by removing the three self - tapping screws . Figure 14 Visually inspect for frayed , cracked , or excessively worn out belts . FrictionWheelRubber Replace belts as necessary as outlined in Service Follow the instructions below to check the condition of Section on page 14 . the friction wheel rubber every 25 hours of operation . Remove the six self - tapping screws from the frame cover underneath the snow thrower . Visually inspect the friction wheel rubber for SECTION7 : SERVICINGYOURSNOWTHROWER NOTE : The skid shoes on this machine have two wear edges . When one side wears out , they can be rotated _ 1 insApRecNtiInNgG , : diseBngeafogree saellrcvliucitncgh , lereveprasirianngd , ostrop 180 Â° to use the other edge . engine . Wait until all moving parts have come Shear Bolts to a complete stop . Disconnect spark plug wire and ground it against the engine to prevent unintended starting . Augers The augers are secured to the spiral shaft with two shear bolts and hex lock nuts . If you hit a foreign object or ice jam , the snow thrower is designed so that the bolts may shear . Refer to Figure 12 . If the augers do not turn , check if the bolts have sheared . Two replacement shear bolts and hex lock nuts have been provided with the snow thrower . Refer to Loose Parts in the Assembly Section . Carriage Bolt Skhave IMPORTANT : NEVER replace the auger shear bolts with Plate standard hex bolts . Any damage to the auger gearbox Figure 15 or other components , as a result of doing so , will NOT be covered by your snow thrower's warranty . Remove the six carriage bolts , belleville washers and hex nuts which attach two skid shoes tothe ShavePlateandSkidShoes snow thrower on two sides . See Figure 11 . Reassemble new skid shoes with the hardware The shave plate and skid shoes on the bottom of the removed earlier ( concave side of belleville washer snow thrower are subject to wear . These should be against the skid shoes ) . Make certain the skid checked periodically and replaced when necessary . shoes are adjusted to be level . 13
To remove the shave plate , remove the carriage bolts , belleville washers and hex nuts which attach Friction Wheel the shave plate to the snow thrower housing . See Figure 15 . Reassemble the new shave plate , with heads of carriage bolts to the inside of the housing . Tighten securely . Suppo _ BeltReplacement AugerBelts Belt NOTE : It is necessary to remove both auger belts in order to change either one . If changing just one belt , be certain to check the condition of the other belt . Remove the plastic belt cover on the front of the engine by removing the two self - tapping screws . See Figure 16 . Pulley Auger Spring Spring Pulley ig _ elt ' _ , over Figure 18 Back out the stop bolt to allow the belts to slip between the bolt and auger pulley . See Figure 19 . Screws NOTE : It may be necessary to loosen the six hex nuts that fasten the frame to the auger housing . Lift the rear auger belt from the auger pulley , and slip belt between the support bracket and the auger Figure 16 pulley . See Figure 18 . Repeat this step for front auger belt . Drain the gasoline from the snow thrower , or place Replace both auger drive belts by following a piece of plastic under the gas cap . instructions in reverse order . Tip the snow thrower up and forward so that it rests Drive Belt on the housing . Follow steps 1 through 4 of previous instructions . Remove six self - tapping screws from the frame cover underneath the snow thrower . Pull idler pulley up , and lift belt off engine pulley and Roll the front and rear auger belts offthe engine friction wheel disc . See Figure 17 . Back out the stop bolt until the support bracket pulley . See Figure 17 . rests on the auger pulley . See Figure 19 . Rear Auger f _ _ , _ _ _ - - Drive Friction Friction Wheel Belt \ , _ " _ , rf = = = _ . _ Belt Engine \ / Pu , , ey _ f ' ( ' _ _ " _ , _ : _ FrontAuger Idler _ l _ J _ r _ _ / / Belt Bolt Pulley \ ' _ ff _ . _ ' J Jf Support Bracket / Pulley \ " _ L _ _ Figure 19 Figure 17 Slip belt between friction wheel and friction wheel disc . Remove and replace belt . Reassemble Unhook the idler spring from the hex bolt on the following the instructions in reverse order . auger housing . See Figure 18 . NOTE : The support bracket must rest on the stop bolt after the new belt has been assembled . See Figure 19 . 14
Lightly tap the hex nut to dislodge the ball bearing ChangingFrictionWheelRubber from the right side of frame . Remove the hex nut and The rubber on the friction wheel is subject to wear and bell washer from left end of shaft . should be checked after 25 hours of operation , and Slide the gear shaft to the right and slide the friction periodically thereafter . Replace the friction wheel rubber wheel assembly from the shaft . if any signs of wear or cracking are found . Remove the four screws from the friction wheel Drain the gasoline from the snow thrower , or place a assembly . Remove the friction wheel rubber from piece of plastic under the gas cap . between the plates . See Figure 21 . Tip the snow thrower up and forward , so that it rests Plates on the housing . See Figure 20 . Bearing Screws Hub Rubber . _ Hex Nut and Bell Washer Figure 21 Reassemble new friction wheel rubber to the friction Note : The unit is _ shownresting on wheel assembly , tightening the four screws in its auger housing rotation and with equal force . Auger Y / - Position the friction wheel assembly up onto the pin Figure 20 of the shift rod assembly , and slide the shaft through the assembly . Reassemble the wheels and the Remove the klick pins which secure the wheels , and frame cover . remove the wheels from the axle . Remove the six self - tapping screws from the frame cover underneath the snow thrower . Engine Using a wrench to hold the shaft , loosen , but do not Refer to separate engine manual for all engine completely remove , the hex nut and bell washer on maintenance procedures . left end of gear shaft . See Figure 20 . SECTION8 : OFF - SEASOSNTORAGE Wipe equipment with an oiled rag to prevent rust . If unit is to be stored over 30 days , prepare for storage Remove spark plug and pour one ounce of engine as follows : oil through spark plug hole into cylinder . Cover spark Remove gasoline from carburetor and fuel tank to plug hole with rag . Crank engine several times to prevent gum deposits from forming on these parts distribute oil . Replace spark plug . and causing possible malfunction of engine . Remove all debris from the exterior of equipment . Follow lubrication recommendations on page 12 . WARNING : Drain fuel into an approved Using a light oil or silicone , rust - proof the equipment , container outdoors , away from an open flame . especially any chains , springs , bearings and cables . Allow engine to cool . Extinguish cigarettes , Always store the snow thrower in a clean , dry area . cigars , pipes , and other sources of ignition prior to draining fuel . Run engine until fuel tank is empty and engine stops due to lack of fuel . Drain carburetor by pressing upward on bowl drain , located below the carburetor cover . NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable alternative in minimizing the formation of fuel gum deposits during storage . Do not drain carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . 15
SECTION9 : TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Cause Remedy Engine fails to start . 1 . Fuel tank empty , or stale fuel . 1 . Fill tank with fresh gasoline . 2 . Blocked fuel line . 2 . Clean the fuel line . 3 . Choke not in ON position 3 . Move switch to ON position 4 . Faulty spark plug . 4 . Clean , adjust gap or replace . 5 . Safety key not in ignition switch on engine . 5 . Insert the key fully into the switch . 6 . Spark plug wire disconnected . 6 . Connect spark plug wire . 7 . Primer button not being used properly . 7 . Refer to the engine manual . Engine runs erratic . 1 . Unit running on CHOKE . 1 . Move choke lever to OFF position . 2 . Blocked fuel line or stale fuel . 2 . Clean fuel line and fill tank with clean , fresh gasoline . 3 . Water or dirt in fuel system . 3 . Drain fuel tank and carburetor . Refill with fresh fuel . 4 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 4 . Refer to the engine manual . Loss of power . 1 . Spark plug wire loose . 1 . Connect and tighten spark plug wire . 2 . Gas cap vent hole plugged . 2 . Remove ice and snow from gas cap . Be certain vent hole is clear . 3 . Exhaust port plugged . 3 . Refer to the engine manual . Engine overheats . 1 . Carburetor not adjusted properly . 1 . Refer to the engine manual or have the carburetor adjusted by an authorized engine service dealer . Excessive vibration . 1 . Loose parts or damaged auger . 1 . Stop engine immediately and disconnect spark plug wire . Tighten all bolts and nuts . If vibration continues , have unit serviced by an authorized service dealer . Unit fails 1 . Traction control cable in need of adjustment . 1 . Adjust traction control cable . Refer to to propel itself . Adjustments . 2 . Drive belt loose or damaged . 2 . Replace drive belt . Unit fails 1 . Discharge chute clogged . 1 . Stop engine immediately and disconnect spark plug wire . Clean discharge chute and to discharge snow . inside of auger housing . 2 . Foreign object lodged in auger . 2 . Stop engine immediately and disconnect spark plug wire , Remove object from auger . 3 . Auger control cable in need of adjustment . 3 . Refer to Final Adjustments in Assembly Section . 4 . Auger belt loose or damaged . 4 . Refer to Adjustments , 5 . Shear bolt ( s ) sheared . 5 . Replace shear bolt ( s ) . NOTE : Far repairs beyond minor adjustments listed above , contact the local dealer . 16
SECTION10 : PARTSLISTFORMODELSSTORM7524 & STORM8526 2O 2 4O 3 12 13 39 Ref . No . Part No . Part Description Ref . No Part No . Part Description 1 . 731 - 2635 Hex Nut 3 / 8 - 16 Mount , Chute Clean - out Tool 22 . 712 - 0798 2 . 731 - 2643 Chute Clean - out Tool 23 . 712 - 3068 Hex Nut 5 / 16 - 18 3 . 684 - 04002 Pin 26 " Housing Assembly 24 . 715 - 0114 684 - 04001 24 " Housing Assembly 25 . 731 - 1379C Chute Adapter 4 , 736 - 0188 Flat Washer . 76 x 1.49 26 . 732 - 0611 Extension Spring 5 . 605 - 5193A Lock Washer 5 / 16 26 " Spiral Assembly LH 27 . 736 - 0119 605 - 5189A Flat Washer . 565 x 1.25 x . 02 24 " Spiral Assembly LH 28 . 736 - 0167 6 , 741 - 0493A Shoulder Screw Flange Bushing 30 . 738 - 0281 7 . 741 - 0245 Hex Flange Bearing 31 . 741 - 0309 Ball Bearing 8 . 784 - 0399 Flat Idler Bearing Housing 32 . 756 - 0178 9 . 712 - 0429 Lock Nut 5 / 16 - 18 Thd . 33 . 784 - 5632B Auger Idler Brkt . 10 . 712 - 3010 Hex Nut 5 / 16 - 18 Thd . 34 . 736 - 0320 Flat Washer . 38 x 1.38 11 . 736 - 0242 Bell Washer 35 . 784 - 5038B Skid Shoe 12 . 05931A Housing 36 . 710 - 0276 Carriage Screw 5 / 16 - 18 13 . 684 - 0065 Chute Crank Brkt . Impeller Assembly 37 . 784 - 5647 14 . 795 - 5226 Reinforcement Chute 38 . 605 - 5192A 26 " Spiral Assembly RH 15 . 710 - 0451 Carriage Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x . 75 605 - 5188A 24 " Spiral Assembly RH 16 . 710 - 0459A 26 " Shave Plate Hex Cap Screw 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.59 39 . 784 - 5579A 17 . 710 - 0726 AB Screw 5 / 16 - 12 x 9.75 784 - 5581A 24 " Shave Plate 18 . 710 - 0703 Carriage Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x . 75 40 . 746 - 0897 Auger Clutch Cable 19 . 710 - 0890A Shear Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1.5 41 . 736 - 0169 Lock Washer 3 / 8 20 . 712 - 0116 Lock Jam 3 / 8 - 24 42 . 741 - 0475 Plastic Bushing 21 . 712 - 3027 Hex Flange Nut 1 / 4 - 20 17
ModelsStorm7524 & Storm8526 20 39 38 Drive Clutch Cable 5 Auger Clutch Cable 4 37 13 7 6 3 J 3O 14 26 25 9 10 28 I 8 4 1 11 5 Auger Clutch Cable 35 I I I 1 1 18
ModelsStorm7524 & Storm8526 Ref . No PaN No . Ref . No . PaN No . Part Description Part Description 1 710 - 1652 25 715 - 0249 Roll Pin TT Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x . 625 26 714 - 0143 Klik Pin 2 784 - 5688 Drive Cable Guide Bracket 3 784 - 5687A 27 684 - 0042C Auger Clutch Cable Bracket Friction Wheel Assembly 4 756 - 0625 Cable Roller 28 656 - 0012A Friction Disc Wheel 5 738 - 0924 29 684 - 0013B Hex Screw 1 / 4 - 28 Wheel Shift Rod Assembly 6 784 - 5630B 30 710 - 0599 rT Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x . 5 Frame Assembly 7 741 - 0563 31 748 - 0190 Ball Bearing Spacer 8 736 - 0105 Bell Washer 32 684 - 0021 Friction Wheel Bracket Assy . 9 712 - 0116 33 732 - 0264 Lock Jam Nut Extension Spring 10 741 - 0598 34 712 - 0711 Jam Nut 3 / 8 - 24 Hex Flange Bearing 11 736 - 0188 35 746 - 0898B Drive Cable Flat Washerl - 12 784 - 5689A 36 738 - 0869 Axle 13 " Wheels Front Support Guide Bracket 13 710 - 0538A Lock Hex Screw 738 - 0830 Axle 16 " Wheels 14 736 - 0242 Bell Washer . 340 ID x . 872 OD 37 790 - 00010 Friction Plate 15 714 - 0474 Cotter Pin 790 - 00011 Friction Plate w / Extrusion 16 736 - 0160 Flat Washer . 536 ID x . 930 OD 38 735 - 0243B Friction Wheel Rubber 17 710 - 0809 39 718 - 0301A TT Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x 1.25 Friction Wheel Hub 18 784 - 5590 Frame Shift Bracket 4O 618 - 0063A Friction Wheel Bearing 19 784 - 5638 Frame Cover 41 711 - 1364 Clevis Pin , 1 / 4 x 1.3725 20 710 - 1652 42 736 - 0142 Hex Washer TT Screw 1 / 4 - 20 Flat Washer , . 281 x . 5 x . 063 Flat Washer . 760 ID x . 50 OD 43 714 - 0507 21 736 - 0351 Cotter Pin , . 75 22 717 - 1445 44 712 - 0703A Gear Insert Nut , 5 / 16 - 18 23 714 - 0126 45 716 - 0102 Key Snap Ring 24 717 - 04094 7 - Tooth Shaft t Use more than one washer on either side , only if necessary to reduce axle - play . 3 WHEEL CHART 1 Model No , Wheel Size IRef . 1 ( Spacer ) Ref , 2 ( Wheel Comp , ) J Ref . 3 ( Wheel Comp , ) 7524 13x5 / 731 - 04044 634 - 04012 / 634 - 04011 / 8526 16 x 4.8 | 731 _ 04043 634 _ 04014 | 634 - 04013 | NOTE : A wheel assembly includes one tire , one air valve , one painted rim and two sleeve bearings . 19
ModelsStorm7524 & Storm8526 7 6 45 20 43 13 13 2O
ModelsStorm7524 & Storm8526 Ref . Ref . Part No . Part No . Part Description Part Description No . No . 24 . 1 . 731 - 04067 736 - 0451 Saddle Washer Handle Panel ( 8526 ) 25 . 2 . 731 - 04059 720 - 0284 Knob Handle Panel ( 7524 ) 26 . 3 . 710 - 1003 710 - 0449 Special B Screw ( 8526 ) Carriage Screw 5 / 16 - 18 , Gr . 5 27 . 4 . 725 - 1672 750 - 0963 Shift Rod Connector Lens Assembly ( 8526 ) 28 . 5 . 747 - 1136 711 - 0677 Ferrule Lamp Retainer ( 8526 ) 6 . 725 - 1658 29 . 710 - 0458 Halogen Lamp ( 8526 ) Carriage Bolt 30 . 736 - 0242 7 . 629 - 0059 Bell Washer Lamp Wire Harness ( 8526 ) 31 . 712 - 3068 8 . 726 - 0100 Hex L - Nut 5 / 16 - 18 Thd . Push Cap 32 . 720 - 0232 Shift Knob 9 . 720 - 0201A Chute Crank Knob 33 . 10 . 747 - 0737 710 - 3015 Upper Chute Crank Hex Hd . Cap Screw 1 / 4 - 20 34 . 11 . 684 - 0053B 714 - 0145 Click Pin Chute Crank Assembly , Lower 35 . 12 . 736 - 0185 FI - Wash . . 375 I . D . x . 738 O . D . 712 - 0116 Jam L - Nut 3 / 8 - 24 Thd . 36 . 13 . 714 - 0104 732 - 0193 Hairpin Clip Compression Spring 37 . 14 . 741 - 0475 736 - 0105 Plastic Bushing Spring Washer 15 . 705 - 5266 38 . 710 - 0459A 2 pc . Chute Crank Brkt . Hex Cap Screw 3 / 8 - 24 Thd . 39 . 749 - 0951 Lower Handle 16 . 736 - 0270 Bell Washer 40 . 749 - 0953A 17 . 712 - 0287 Hex Nut 1 / 4 - 20 Thd . Upper Handle , LH 41 . 749 - 0952A 18 . 736 - 0275 FI - Wash . . 344 I . D . x . 688 O . D . Upper Handle , RH 42 . 19 . 736 - 0119 L - Wash . 5 / 16 712 - 0271 Hex Sems Nut 43 . 20 . 710 - 0643 710 - 1880 Hex Patch Screw 5 / 16 - 18 Thd . Hex Hd . Cap Scr . 5 / 16 - 18 Thd . 44 . 21 . 710 - 0788 747 - 0620A TT - Tap Screw 1 / 4 - 20 Thd . Upper Shift Rod 45 . 22 . 684 - 0008A 720 - 0274 Shift Arm Assembly Foam Grip 23 . 747 - 0621 Lower Shift Rod 21
ModelsStorm7524 & Storm8526 31 14 22 28 / 15 6 18 26 23 Ref . Part No . Description Refi PaN No , Description No , No . 1 . 05896A Idler Brkt . 18 . 748 - 0360 Pulley Adapter 2 . 710 - 1245B Hex Hd . Cap Screw 5116 - 24 Thd . 19 . 754 - 0346 WBelt 3 / 8 3 . 710 - 0230 Hex Hd . Cap Screw 114 - 28 Thd . 20 . 754 _ 0430B Belt 4 . 710 - 0627 21 . 756 _ 0313 Hex Hd . Cap Screw 5116 - 24 Thd . Flat Idler Pulley 5 . 710 - 0654A TT _ TapScrew 3 / 8 - 16 Thd . 22 . 756 _ 0569 Half Pulley 6 . 710 - 0696 Hex Hd . Screw 3 / 8 _ 24 23 . 756 _ 0967 Auger Pulley 7 . 710 - 1652 24 . 756 _ 0986 TT _ TapScrew 1 / 4 - 20 Thd . Half Pulley 8 . 710 - 3005 Hex Hd . Cap Screw 318 - 16 Thd . 25 . 756 _ 0987 Half Pulley 9 . 712 - 0181 Jam Nut 26 . OEM _ 390 _ 987 Electric Start Kit 10 . 731 - 1324 Belt Cover 27 . 684 _ 04011 Spark Plug Cap 11 . 732 - 0710 Extension Spring 28 . 629 _ 0071 Extension Cord 12 . 736 - 0242 Bell Washer 29 . Part of Engine 13 . 736 - 0247 Fl _ Washer . 406 I . D . x 1.25 O . D . 30 . 732 _ 0705 Cable Control Wire 14 . 736 - 0270 Bell Washer 31 . 712 _ 3004A Flange Lock Nut , 5116 _ 18 Thd . 15 . 736 - 0331 Bell Washer 32 . 710 _ 04082 Screw , # 10 - 16 x . 75 16 . 736 - 0505 Fl _ Washer . 34 I . D . x . 50 O . D . 33 . 684 _ 04014A Engine Shroud ( Incl . Ref . 27 ) 17 . 748 * 0234 Shoulder Spacer 22
ModelsStorm7524 & Storm8526 i , , . . . . . . . . . I39 Ref . 33 Part No , Description 22 No . 1 . 710 - 04071 Carriage Screw 2 . 710 - 0262 Carriage Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1.75 " 3 , 710 - 0805 Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1.5 " 4 . 710 - 0895 HiLo Screw 1 / 4 - 15 x . 75 " 6 5 . 710 - 3015 Hex Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x . 75 " 6 . 712 - 0429 Hex Lock Nut 7 . 712 - 3027 Hex Flange Lock Nut 8 . 731 - 04427 Upper Chute 9 . 731 - 0851A Chute Flange Keeper 10 . 731 - 1313C Cable Guide : Chute Tilt 11 . 731 - 1300B Lower Chute 12 . 784 - 5680 Handle Suppt . Bracket 5 / 8 RH 13 . 736 - 0159 5 / 16 Washer 15 . 736 - 0506 Special Washer 16 . 746 - 0896 Chute Control Cable 17 . 746 - 0901 Chute Cable w ! Clip 18 . 784 - 5594 Cable Bracket 19 . 784 - 5604 Chute Tilt Handle 10 20 . 684 - 0102 Handle Panel Assembly w / Tilt 21 . 710 - 0459A Hex Bolt 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.5 " 16 22 . 710 - 0599 TT Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 0.5 " 23 , 711 - 0653 Clevis Pin 24 . 712 - 0116 Jam Nut 25 . 784 - 5682 Handle Suppt . Bracket 3 / 8 RH 26 . 714 - 0104 Cotter Pin 27 . 732 - 0145 Spring 28 , 732 - 0193 Spring 29 . 732 - 0746 Torsion Spring 30 . 735 - 0199A Rubber Bumper 31 . 736 - 0105 Bell Washer 32 . 784 - 5681 Handle Suppt . Bracket 3 / 8 LH 33 , 736 - 0509 Special Washer 34 . 747 - 0877 Cam Rod 35 . 748 - 0362 Cam : Handle Lock 36 . 748 - 0363 Pawl : Handle Lock 37 . 784 - 5619A Shift Handle 38 . 784 - 5679 Handle Suppt . Bracket 5 / 8 LH 39 . 714 - 0507 Cotter Pin 40 . 746 - 0778 Z Fitting Cable 41 . 710 - 0116 Hex Jam L - Nut 3 / 8 - 24 Thd . 42 . 684 - 0037B Handle Ass'y LH 43 . 684 - 0036A Handle Ass'y RH 23
ModelStorm7524 12 17 \ 10 5 13 9 1,1 \ 8 13 18 R _ . Part No , Description No . 1 . 618 - 0414A Auger Gearbox Ass'y Comp . 2 . 618 - 0123 Housing Assembly , RH 3 . 618 - 0418 Housing Assembly , LH 4 . 710 - 0642 Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x . 75 5 . 711 - 0908A 24 " Auger Axle 6 . 714 - 0161 Hi - Pro Key 7 . 715 - 0143 Spirol Pin 8 . 717 - 0526 Worm Shaft . 75 O . D . 9 . 717 - 0528 Worm Gear 20T 10 . 718 - 0186 Thrust . 75 I . D . x . 415 O . D . 11 . 721 - 0325 Plug 1 / 4 x . 437 12 . 721 - 0327 Oil Seal . 75 I . D . x 1.73 O . D . 13 . 736 - 0351 FI - Wash . . 760 I . D . x 1.50 . D . 14 . 736 - 0369 FI - Wash . . 508 I . D . x 1.00 . D . 15 . 736 - 0445 FI - Wash . . 76 I . D . x 1.50 O . D . 16 . 737 - 3000 Lube Fitting 3 / 16 Drive 17 . 741 - 0662 Flange Bearing 18 . 741 - 0663 Flange Bearing 24
ModelStorm8526 12 17 15 \ 10 5 \ 13 9 t 14 X 18 8 13 Ref . Part No , Description No . 1 . 618 - 0415A Auger Gearbox Ass'y Comp . 2 . 618 - 0123 Housing Assembly , RH 3 . 618 - 0418 Housing Assembly , LH 4 . 710 - 0642 Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x . 75 5 . 711 - 0909A 26 " Auger Axle 6 . 714 - 0161 Hi - Pro Key 7 . 715 - 0143 Spirol Pin 8 . 717 - 0526 Worm Shaft . 75 9 . 717 - 0528A Worm Gear 20T 10 . 718 - 0186 Thrust . 75 x . 415 11 . 721 - 0325 Plug 1 / 4 x . 437 12 . 721 - 0327 Oil Seal . 75 x 1.73 13 . 736 - 0351 FI - Wash . . 760 x 1.5 14 . 736 - 0369 FI - Wash . . 508 x 1.0 15 . 736 - 0445 FI - Wash . . 76 x 1.50 16 . 737 - 3000 Lube Fitting 3 / 16 Drive 17 . 741 - 0662 Flange Bearing 18 . 741 - 0663 Flange Bearing 25
MANUFACTURER'S LIMITED WARRANTY FOR : 0 TPD R _ ILT ' _ _ The limited warranty set forth below is given by Troy - Bilt LLC d . Troy - Bilt does not extend any warranty for products sold with respect to new merchandise purchased and used in the or exported outside of the United States , its possessions United States , its possessions and territories . and territories , except those sold through Troy - Bilt's authorized channels of export distribution . " Troy - Bilt " warrants this product against defects in material e . Replacement parts that are not genuine Troy - Bilt parts . and workmanship for a period of two ( 2 ) years commencing f . Service completed by someone other than an authorized on the date of original purchase and will , at its option , repair or service dealer . replace , free of charge , any part found to be defective in g . Transportation charges and service calls . materials or workmanship . This limited warranty shall only apply if this product has been operated and maintained in No implied warranty , including any implied warranty of accordance with the Operator's Manual furnished with the merchantability of fitness for a particular purpose , product , and has not been subject to misuse , abuse , applies after the applicable period of express written commercial use , neglect , accident , improper maintenance , warranty above as to the parts as identified . No other alteration , vandalism , theft , fire , water , or damage because of express warranty , whether written or oral , except as other peril or natural disaster . Damage resulting from the mentioned above , given by any person or entity , installation or use of any part , accessory or attachment not including a dealer or retailer , with respect to any product , approved by Troy - Bilt for use with the product ( s ) covered by shall bind Troy - Bilt . During the period of the warranty , the this manual will void your warranty as to any resulting exclusive remedy is repair or replacement of the product damage . as set forth above . Normal wear parts or components thereof are subject to The provisions as set forth in this warranty provide the separate terms as follows : All normal wear parts or sole and exclusive remedy arising from the sale . Troy - Bilt component failures will be covered on the product for a period shall not be liable for incidental or consequential loss or of 90 days regardless of cause . After 90 days , but within the damage including , without limitation , expenses incurred two year period , normal wear part failures will be covered for substitute or replacement lawn care services or for ONLY IF caused by defects in materials or workmanship of rental expenses to temporarily replace a warranted OTHER component parts . Normal wear parts and product . components include , but are not limited to : batteries , belts , Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of blades , blade adapters , grass bags , rider deck wheels , seats , incidental or consequential damages , or limitations on how snow thrower skid shoes , shave plates , auger spiral rubber , long an implied warranty lasts , so the above exclusions or and tires . limitations may not apply to you . HOW TO OBTAIN SERVICE : Warranty service is available , In no event shall recovery of any kind be greater than the WITH PROOF OF PURCHASE , through your local authorized amount of the purchase price of the product sold . Alteration service dealer . To locate the dealer in your area , check your of safety features of the product shall void this warranty . Yellow Pages , or contact Troy - Bilt LLC at P . O . Box 361131 , You assume the risk and liability for loss , damage , or injury to Cleveland , Ohio 44136 - 0019 , or call 1 - 866 - 840 - 6483 or 1 - you and your property and / or to others and their property 330 - 558 - 7220 , or log on to our Web site at www . troybilt . com . arising out of the misuse or inability to use the product . This limited warranty does not provide coverage in the This limited warranty shall not extend to anyone other than following cases : the original purchaser or to the person for whom it was a . Engine or components thereof . These items may carry a purchased as a gift . separate manufacturer's warranty . Refer to applicable HOW STATE LAW RELATES TO THIS WARRANTY : This manufacturer's warranty for terms and conditions . limited warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may b . Log splitter pumps , valves , and cylinders have a separate also have other rights which vary from state to state . one year warranty . c . Routine maintenance items such as lubricants , filters , IMPORTANT : Owner must present Original Proof of blade sharpening , tune - ups , brake adjustments , clutch Purchase to obtain warranty coverage . adjustments , deck adjustments , and normal deterioration of the exterior finish due to use or exposure . Troy - Bilt LLC , P . O . BOX361131CLEVELAND , OHIO44136 - 0019 ; Phone : 1 - 866 - 840 - 6483,1 - 330 - 558 - 7220