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OPERATOR’S MANUAL Rear Tine Tiller Model RB - 530 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 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 available through your nearest engine authorized service dealer or contact the service department , P.O . Box 361131 Cleveland , Ohio 44136 - 9722 . WHITE OUTDOOR PRODUCTS COMPANY P.O . BOX 361131 CLEVELAND , OHIO 44136 - 9722 770 - 10183B.fm FORM NO . PRINTED IN U.S.A . ( 9 / 00 )
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TABLE OF CONTENTS Content Page Important Safe Operation Practices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Assembling Your Tiller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Know Your Tiller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Operating Your Tiller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Adjusting Your Tiller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Maintaining Your Tiller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Parts List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 FINDING MODEL NUMBER This Operator’s 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 . • You can locate the model number by standing in the operating position behind the unit and looking down at the frame on the right side . 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 . ( Model Number ) ( Serial Number ) Copy the model number here : WHITE OUTDOOR Copy the serial number here : PRODUCTS COMPANY P.O . BOX 361131 CLEVELAND , OHIO 44136 CALLING CUSTOMER SUPPORT If you have difficulty assembling this product or have any questions regarding the controls , operation or maintenance of this unit , please call the Customer Dealer Referral Line . Call 1 - ( 800 ) - 949 - 4483 to reach the Customer Dealer Referral Line . Please have your unit’s model number and serial number ready when you call . See previous section to locate this information . For more details about your unit , visit our website at www.whiteoutdoor.com 2
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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 . Serious personal injury can occur when gasoline is TRAINING spilled on yourself or your clothes which can ignite . 1 . Read , understand , and follow all instructions on the Wash your skin and change clothes immediately . machine and in the manual ( s ) before attempting to a . Use only an approved gasoline container . assemble and operate . Keep this manual in a safe b . Extinguish all cigarettes , cigars , pipes , and place for future and regular reference and for other sources of ignition . ordering replacement parts . c . Never fuel machine indoors . 2 . Be familiar with all controls and their proper d . Never remove gas cap or add while the operation . Know how to stop the machine and engine is hot or running . disengage them quickly . e . Allow engine to cool at least two minutes 3 . Never allow children under 14 years old to operate before refueling . this machine . Children 14 years old and over f . Never over fill fuel tank . Fill tank to no more should read and understand the operation than 1 / 2 inch below bottom of filler neck to instructions and safety rules in this manual and provide space for fuel expansion . should be trained and supervised by a parent . g . Replace gasoline cap and tighten securely . 4 . Never allow adults to operate this machine without h . If gasoline is spilled , wipe it off the engine proper instruction . and equipment . Move machine to another 5 . Keep bystanders , helpers , pets , and children at area . Wait 5 minutes before starting the least 75 feet from the machine while it is in engine . operation . Stop machine if anyone enters the area . i . Never store the machine or fuel container inside where there is an open flame , spark , PREPARATION or pilot light ( e.g . furnace , water heater , space heater , clothes dryer , etc . ) 1 . Thoroughly inspect the area where the equipment j . To reduce a fire hazard , keep machine free is to be used . Remove all stones , sticks , wire , and of grass , leaves , or other debris build - up . other foreign objects which could be tripped over Clean up oil fuel spillage and remove any fuel and cause personal injury . soaked debris . 2 . Wear sturdy , rough - soled work shoes and close - k . Allow machine to cool at least 5 minutes fitting slacks and shirts . Loose fitting clothes or before storing . jewelry can be caught in movable parts . Never operate this machine in bare feet or sandals . 3 . Disengage clutch levers and shift ( if provided ) into OPERATION neutral ( N ) before starting the engine . 1 . Do not put hands and feet near rotating parts . 4 . Never leave this machine unattended with the Contact with the rotating parts can amputate engine running . fingers , hands , and feet . 5 . Never attempt to make any adjustments while 2 . Do not operate machine while under the influence engine is running , except where specifically of alcohol or drugs . recommended in the operator’s manual . 3 . Never operate this machine without good visibility 6 . To avoid personal injury or property damage use or light . Always be sure of your footing and keep a extreme care in handling gasoline . Gasoline is firm hold on the handles . extremely flammable and the vapors are explosive . 3
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4 . Keep bystanders , helpers , pets , and children at Inspect thoroughly for damage . Repair any damage least 75 feet from the machine while it is in before starting and operating . operation . Stop the machine if anyone enters the 18 . Keep all shields , guards and safety devices in place area . and operating properly . 5 . Be careful when tilling in hard ground . The tines 19 . Never pick up or carry machine while the engine is may catch in the ground and propel the tiller running . forward . If this occurs , let go of the handlebars and 20 . Use only attachments and accessories approved do not restrain the machine . by the manufacturer . Failure to do so , can result in 6 . Exercise extreme caution when operating on or personal injury . crossing gravel surfaces . Stay alert for hidden 21 . If situations occur which are not covered in this hazards or traffic . Do not carry passengers . manual , use care and good judgment . Contact your 7 . Never operate the machine at high transport dealer or telephone 1 - 800 - 949 - 4483 for assistance speeds on hard or slippery surfaces . and the name of your nearest servicing dealer . 8 . Exercise caution to avoid slipping or falling . 9 . Look down , behind , and use care when in reverse Maintenance And Storage or pulling machine towards you . 1 . Never tamper with safety devices . Check their 10 . Start the engine according to the instructions found proper operation regularly . in this manual and keep feet well away from the 2 . Check bolts and screws for proper tightness at tines at all times . frequent intervals to keep the machine in safe 11 . After striking a foreign object , stop the engine , working condition . Also , visually inspect machine disconnect the spark plug wire and ground against for any damage . the engine . Thoroughly inspect the machine for any 3 . Before cleaning , repairing , or inspecting , stop the damage . Repair the damage before starting and engine and make certain the tines and all moving operating . parts have stopped . Disconnect the spark plug wire 12 . Disengage all clutch levers and stop engine before and ground it against the engine to prevent you leave the operating position ( behind the unintended starting . handles ) . Wait until the tines come to a complete 4 . Do not change the engine governor settings or stop before unclogging the tines , making any over - speed the engine . The governor controls the adjustments , or inspections . maximum safe operating speed of the engine . 13 . Never run an engine indoors or in a poorly 5 . Maintain or replace safety and instruction labels , as ventilated area . Engine exhaust contains carbon necessary . monoxide , an odorless and deadly gas . 6 . Follow this manual for safe loading , unloading , 14 . Muffler and engine become hot and can cause a transporting , and storage of this machine . burn . Do not touch . 7 . Never store the machine or fuel container inside 15 . Use caution when tilling near fences , buildings and where there is an open flame , spark or pilot light underground utilities . Rotating tines can cause such as a water heater , furnace , clothes dryer etc . property damage or personal injury . 8 . Always refer to the operator’s manual for proper 16 . Do not overload machine capacity by attempting to instructions on off - season storage . till soil to deep at to fast of a rate . 9 . If the fuel tank has to be drained , do this outdoors . 17 . If the machine should start making an unusual 10 . Observe proper disposal laws and regulations for noise or vibration , stop the engine , disconnect the gas , oil , etc . to protect the environment . spark plug wire and ground it against the engine . WARNING - YOUR RESPONSIBILITY : Restrict the use of this power machine to persons who read , understand and follow the warnings and instructions in this manual and on the machine . NOTE : Not all safety labels shown may apply to your tillers . 4
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SECTION 2 : ASSEMBLING YOUR TILLER IMPORTANT : This unit is shipped without gasoline or oil in the engine . Be certain to service engine with gasoline T - Knob , Flat Washer , Hex Bolt and oil as instructed in the separate engine manual before operating your machine . Tine Shield NOTE : Reference to right or left hand side of the tiller is Hinge Flap observed from the operating position . Removing Unit From Carton • Remove staples , break glue on top flaps , or cut tape at carton end and peel along top flap to open carton . • Remove loose parts if included with unit ( i.e . , Clevis Pin operator’s manual , etc . ) Hairpin Clip • Cut along corners , lay carton down flat , and remove packing material . • Roll or slide unit out of carton and check carton thoroughly for loose parts . • Extend control cable and lay on the floor . Be careful not to bend or kink control cable . Depth Stake Figure 1 Loose Parts In Carton • DepthStake Attaching the Handle Assembly • Handle Assembly • Shift Rod • Remove the handle adjustment lock , flange nut retainer bracket , shoulder bolt and lock nut from the NOTE : All hardware needed for assembly is attached pivot bracket . to the loose parts or the tiller . • Place the handle assembly in position in the handle pivot bracket lining the upper holes in the handle Disconnecting Spark Plug Wire with the slots in the pivot bracket . See Figure 2 . Before setting up your tiller , disconnect the spark plug Flange Nut Retainer Bracket wire from the spark plug and ground to a stud on the Shoulder Bolt engine . Lock Nut Handle Adjustment Lock Attaching The Depth Stake Assembly Flange Nut • Tip the tiller forward so it rests on front counterweight . • Unthread the “ T ” knob from the top of the depth stake , and remove the flat washer and hex bolt . Remove the hairpin clip from the clevis pin . See Figure 1 • Raise the tine shield hinge flap assembly . Insert the depth stake assembly in the slot ( under the tine Pivot Bracket shield ) and up through the tine shield assembly . • Insert clevis pin through the tine shield and depth Figure 2 stake assemblies . Secure with hairpin clip . • Lift up the handle assembly and align the bottom • Insert hex bolt into the top hole of the depth stake holes in the handle assembly with the holes in the assembly . Place flat washer on the hex bolt and pivot bracket . Insert hex bolt ( with hex nut retainer thread “ T ” knob onto the hex bolt . Tighten securely . attached through the round hole ) . The head of hex See Figure 1 . bolt and retainer bracket should be to the right hand • Tip the tiller back down so it rests on the tines . side of the unit . See Figure 3 . 5
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• Insert the end of the gear shift rod through the opening in the top of the shift cover , and into the Flange Nut Retainer Bracket shift bracket . Secure with rubber washer first , then Shoulder Bolt flat washer and hairpin clip . See Figure 6 . Lock Nut • Install the nut and T - handle on the gear shift rod . Lift up Gear Shift Rod Handle Opening Shift Cover Rubber Washer Flat Washer Figure 3 Hairpin Clip • Place the hex opening of the hex nut retainer bracket over the flange nut securing the handle adjustment lock and install the lock nut on the lower shoulder bolt . See Figure 4 . • Pivot handle assembly into the highest position Figure 6 possible . Tighten the bottom bolt and nut securely . Tighten the handle adjustment lock . Attaching The Clutch Cable • Route the clutch cable underneath the handle and Handle Adjustment Hex Hole in through the cable clip . Be careful not to bend or Lock Retainer Bracket kink the cable . See Figure 7 . over Flange Nut Handle Adjustment Lock Cable Clip Figure 4 Attaching The Gear Shift Rod • Remove the T - handle , nut , hairpin clip , flat washer and rubber washer from the end of the gear shift Flange Lock Nut rod . Slide the rod up through the bracket on the front of the handle assembly . See Figure 5 . Figure 7 T - Handle • Remove one hex nut from the threaded casing on the end of the cable and slip the wire up through the slot on the cable bracket underneath the handle . See Figure 8 . • Push the end of the casing up through the cable Gear Shift bracket . Rethread the hex nut on the end of the Rod cable . Do not tighten at this time . • Pull the cable upwards to obtain slack and from right to left hook the “ Z ” end of the cable into the bracket on the clutch control ( beneath the handle panel ) . Tighten the nut against the cable bracket . See Figure 8 . Figure 5 6
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few turns . Tighten the upper hex nut against the bracket . See Figure 8 . • Now move the shift lever to FORWARD ( Wheels Forward ) position . Carefully engage the clutch by Hex squeezing the clutch handle against the handle . Nuts The wheels should spin . • If the wheels do not spin with the unit in forward , adjust by moving the hex nut which is Lock above the cable bracket up a few turns . Tighten the Washer bottom hex nut against the bracket . Recheck both adjustments and readjust as necessary . Make certain hex nuts at cable bracket are tight ( do not overtighten control cable ) . “ Z ” End Slot in NOTE : If additional adjustment is required , it may be of Cable Cable necessary to remove the belt cover and move the hex Bracket nuts at the other end of the clutch cable to increase belt Figure 8 tension . NOTE : Do not overtighten control wire . Too much TIRE PRESSURE tension may cause it to break . The tires on your unit may be over - inflated for shipping purposes . Reduce the tire pressure before operating Final Clutch Adjustment the unit . Recommended operating tire pressure is • Position the tiller so the front counterweight is approximately 14 p.s.i . on 14 inch tires and 20 p.s.i . on against a solid object , such as a wall . With the gear 16 inch tires . ( Check sidewall of tire for tire manufac - selection lever in NEUTRAL , start the engine . turer’s recommended pressure ) . NOTE : Keep hands out of belt area while unit is WARNING : Maximum tire pressure under operating . any circumstances is 30 p.s.i . Equal tire • Standing on the right side of the tiller , visually pressure should be maintained on both examine the belt ( inside the belt cover ) . It should tires . not be turning . If the belt turns with the unit in neutral , adjust by moving the hex nut below the cable bracket down a SECTION 3 : KNOW YOUR TILLER Gear Selection Handle Handle Height Adjustment Lock Clutch Handle Depth Stake Figure 9 7
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Read this operator’s manual and guidelines before Wheels Forward - Forward wheel drive only . operating your tiller . Compare the illustrations in this Tines Reverse - Forward wheel drive and reverse tine manual with your unit to familiarize yourself with the drive . location of various controls and adjustments . Save this WARNING : Make certain unit is in manual for future reference . NEUTRAL when starting the engine . Gear Selection Handle The gear selection handle is located on the front of the Clutch Handle handle assembly . It is used to select NEUTRAL , REVERSE , or one of the FORWARD modes . The clutch handle is located beneath the handle . Squeezing the clutch handle against the handle This tiller is designed for the gear selection handle to be engages the wheel and tine drive mechanisms . See moved while the engine is running . ( It will be difficult to Figure 9 . obtain all four positions with the engine off . ) Pull or push the handle so that the indicator on top of the shift cover points to the area of the operating mode desired . See Throttle Control Figure 9 . The throttle control lever is located on the engine . It controls the engine speed and stops the engine . NOTE : If difficulty is encountered in moving the gear selection handle , refer to following helpful hints . Choke Lever To shift into forward or reverse wheel drive , move tiller The choke lever is located on the engine . It is used to forward slightly , then backward , to allow the gears to enrich the fuel mixture in the carburetor when starting a synchronize . cold engine . To shift into forward and tine drive , push forward slightly on the gear selection handle and slowly engage the Depth Stake clutch handle allowing the gears to synchronize . To stop forward movement and tine drive , release the The depth stake controls the tilling depth . Refer to clutch handle . Do not shift gears with the clutch handle Setting The Depth in the Operating Section . engaged except when engaging the tines . Handle Adjustment Reverse - Reverse wheel drive only . The handle may be adjusted to the height desired by Neutral - Transmission is in neutral . loosening the handle height adjustment lock a few turns . Pivot handle up or down to desired position . Forward Modes : Tighten lock . See Figure 9 . SECTION 4 : OPERATING YOUR TILLER • Attach spark plug wire to spark plug . Make certain Gas And Oil Fill - Up the metal cap on the end of the spark plug is Service the engine with gasoline and oil as instructed in fastened securely over the metal tip on the spark the separate engine manual packed with your tiller . plug . Read instructions carefully . • Place gear selection lever in NEUTRAL . • Place the throttle control lever in FAST ( Rabbit ) WARNING : Never fill fuel tank indoors with position and move choke lever to CHOKE position . engine running or until the engine has been allowed to cool for at least two NOTE : A warm engine may not require choking . minutes after running . • Stand at side of tiller , grasp the starter handle , and pull out slowly until it pulls slightly harder . Let rope Starting Engine rewind slowly . • Pull starter handle rapidly and do not allow handle NOTE : When pushing the unit with the engine off , you to snap back . Allow it to rewind slowly while will hear a ratcheting sound ( gear noise ) which is keeping a firm hold on the starter handle . normal . • Repeat these steps until engine starts . WARNING : Be sure no one is standing in • As engine warms up and begins to operate evenly , front of the tiller while the engine is move choke lever gradually to RUN position . If running or being started . 8
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engine falters , return to choke position and then to give the deepest tilling depth . Raise the side slowly move to RUN position . shields to their highest position . • Refer to engine manual for additional engine • To transport tiller , lower the depth stake ( use top information . adjustment hole ) . To adjust the depth stake , remove the clevis pin and hairpin clip . Move the depth stake to the desired setting . Stopping Engine Secure with the clevis pin and hairpin clip . • Move throttle control to STOP or OFF position . See Figure 10 . • Disconnect spark plug wire and ground to prevent To adjust the side shields , remove the wing nuts . Move accidentally starting while equipment is the side shield to the desired position . Replace the wing unattended . nuts . Tighten securely . See Figure 11 . NOTE : After the first ten hours of operation , recheck the clutch adjustment . Refer to final clutch adjustment in Assembly Instructions . Use This Side IMPORTANT : When operating the tiller for the first time , Hole for Shields use the depth stake setting that gives 1 inch of tilling Lowest ( Shallowest ) depth ( second hole from the top ) . See Figure 10 . Position Setting The Depth Tilling depth is controlled by the depth stake which can be adjusted to five different settings . Adjust the side shields as the depth stake is being adjusted . Use This Hole for Highest ( Deepest ) WARNING : Do not at any time make any Position adjustments without first stopping engine and disconnecting spark plug wire . Figure 11 • When using the tiller for the first time , use the Operating the Tiller second adjustment hole from the top ( 1 " of tilling depth ) . See Figure 10 . • Select the depth stake setting . • Start engine as instructed in the previous section Starting Engine . Use This • Move gear selection handle to one of the forward Position modes or reverse . A partial engagement may be First Time Transport necessary when engaging tines . Position WARNING : Do not move the gear selection 1 " handle with the wheels or tines engaged . Hairpin Make certain the unit is stopped 3 " Clip Clevis completely before changing the gear 5 " Pin selection . 7 " • Squeeze the clutch handle against the upper 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 Figure 10 wheel drive only . • When breaking up sod and for shallow cultivation , WARNING : Do not push down on the use the setting which gives 1 " of tilling depth handles so that the wheels are lifted off the ( second hole from the top ) . Place the side shields in ground while using the tine drive or the their lowest position . For further depth , raise the tiller could move backward and cause depth stake and side shields and make one or two personal injury . more passes over the area . For best results , it is recommended the garden be tilled • When tilling loose soil , depth stake may be raised twice ( lengthwise , then widthwise ) to pulverize the soil . to its highest position ( use bottom adjustment hole ) 9
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SECTION 5 : ADJUSTING YOUR TILLER Handle Adjustment Carburetor Adjustment The handle height may be adjusted . Refer to the Know WARNING : If any adjustments are made to Your Tiller Section . the engine while the engine is running , ( e.g . carburetor ) , disengage all clutches Belt Tension Adjustment and tines . Keep clear of all moving parts . Periodic adjustment of the belt tension may be required Be careful of heated surfaces and muffler . due to normal stretching and wearing of the belt . Never make unnecessary adjustments . The factory Adjustment is needed if the tines or wheels seem to settings are correct for most applications . If hesitate while turning , but the engine maintains the adjustments are needed , refer to the separate engine same speed . manual packed with your tiller . To adjust the tension on the belt , refer to Final Clutch Adjustment in the Assembly Section . SECTION 6 : MAINTAINING YOUR TILLER WARNING : Always stop engine and plug replacement is recommended at the start of disconnect spark plug wire before each tiller season ; check engine manual for correct cleaning , lubricating or doing any kind of plug type and gap specification . maintenance on your machine . • Clean the engine regularly with a cloth or brush . Keep the cooling system ( blower housing area ) clean to permit proper air circulation which is Lubrication essential to engine performance and life . Be certain Transmission : The transmission is pre - lubricated and to remove all dirt and combustible debris from sealed at the factory . See an authorized serviced muffler area . dealer if service is required . Clutch Handle : Lubricate the pivot point on the clutch Cleaning The Tine Area handle and the cable at least once a season with light Clean the underside of the tine shield after each use . oil . The control must operate freely in both directions . The dirt washes off the tines easier if rinsed off Pivot Points : Lubricate all pivot points and linkages at immediately instead of after it dries . Always towel dry least once a season with light oil . the tiller afterwards and apply a light coat of oil or Tine Shafts : Remove tine assemblies and lubricate the silicone to prevent rusting or water damage . tine shafts at least once a season . IMPORTANT : Never use a pressure washer to clean Wheel Shafts : Remove wheel assemblies and lubri - your tiller . Water can penetrate tight areas of the tiller cate the axle shafts at least once a season . and its chaincase and cause serious damage to the unit . Maintenance Tires ENGINE Refer to the separate engine manual for engine Recommended operating tire pressure is approxi - maintenance instructions . mately 14 p.s.i . on 14 inch tires and 20 p.s.i . on 16 inch tires . ( Check sidewall of tire for tire manufacturer’s rec - • Maintain engine oil as instructed in the separate ommended pressure ) . Maximum tire pressure under engine manual packed with your unit . Read and any circumstances is 30 p.s.i . Equal tire pressure follow instructions carefully . should be maintained on both tires . • Service air cleaner every ten hours under normal conditions . Clean every hour under extremely dusty When installing a tire to the rim be certain rim is clean conditions . Poor engine performance and flooding and free of rust . Lubricate both the tire and rim gener - usually indicates that the air cleaner should be ously . Never inflate to over 30 p.s.i . to seat beads . serviced . To service the air cleaner , refer to the WARNING : Never exceed the maximum separate engine manual packed with your unit . inflation pressure shown on the sidewall • The spark plug should be cleaned and the gap of the tire . reset every 25 hours of engine operation . Spark 10
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• Remove belt and reassemble new belt , following Belt Replacement instructions in reverse order . • Disconnect and ground the spark plug wire against NOTE : Upon reassembly , make certain the belt is the engine . routed over the idler pulley and inside of belt keepers by • Remove two torx head screws from the top of belt engine pulley . cover . • Remove two hex cap nuts and flat washers from front side of the belt cover . Remove the hex nut and Off - season Storage flat washer at the back of the cover . • Clean the exterior of engine and the entire tiller • Remove the belt keeper assembly located behind thoroughly . Lubricate the tiller as described in the the engine pulley by removing two hex bolts and Lubrication Section . lock washers . See Figure 12 . • Refer to the engine manual for correct engine storage instructions . Engine • Wipe tines with oiled rag to prevent rust . Belt Keeper Pulley • Store tiller in a clean , dry area . Do not store next to corrosive materials , such as fertilizer . Hex Bolts Idler Belt Pulley Keeper Figure 12 11
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SECTION 7 : TROUBLESHOOTING Trouble Possible Cause ( s ) Corrective Action Engine fails to start 1 . Fuel tank empty or stale fuel . 1 . Fill tank with clean , fresh gasoline . Fuel will not last over thirty days unless a fuel stabilizer is used . 2 . Throttle control lever not in 2 . Move throttle lever to start position . correct starting position . 3 . Blocked fuel line . 3 . Clean fuel line . 4 . Dirty air cleaner . 4 . Refer to the separate engine manual . 5 . Choke not in ON position . 5 . Move switch to ON position . 6 . Spark plug wire disconnected . 6 . Connect wire to spark plug . 7 . Faulty spark plug . 7 . Clean , adjust gap or replace . 8 . Engine flooded . 8 . Refer to the separate engine manual . Engine runs erratic 1 . Unit running on CHOKE . 1 . Move choke lever to OFF position . 2 . Spark plug wire loose . 2 . Connect and tighten spark plug wire . 3 . Blocked fuel line or stale fuel . 3 . Clean fuel line ; fill tank with clean , fresh gasoline . Fuel will not last over thirty days unless a fuel stabilizer is used . 4 . Vent in gas cap plugged . 4 . Clear vent . 5 . Water or dirt in fuel system . 5 . Drain fuel tank . Refill with fresh fuel . 6 . Dirty air cleaner . 6 . Refer to the separate engine manual . 7 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 7 . Refer to the separate engine manual . Engine overheats 1 . Engine oil level low . 1 . Fill crankcase with proper oil . 2 . Dirty air cleaner . 2 . Refer to the separate engine manual . 3 . Air flow restricted . 3 . Refer to the separate engine manual . 4 . Carburetor not adjusted 4 . Adjust carburetor as instructed in separate properly . engine manual . Tines do not 1 . Foreign object lodged in tines . 1 . Dislodge foreign object . engage 2 . Tine clevis pin ( s ) missing . 2 . Replace tine clevis pin ( s ) . 3 . Pulley and idler not in correct 3 . Take unit to authorized service dealer . adjustment . 4 . Not shifting properly . 4 . Refer to controls section of operator’s manual for proper shifting procedures . 5 . Control cable not adjusted 5 . Adjust control cable . properly . 6 . Belt worn and / or stretched . 6 . Replace belt . Wheels do not 1 . Clevis pin missing . 1 . Replace clevis pin . engage 2 . Tiller is not being shifted 2 . Refer to controls section of operator’s manual properly . for proper shifting procedures . 3 . Control cable not adjusted 3 . Adjust control cable . properly . 4 . Belt worn and / or stretched . 4 . Replace belt . NOTE : For repairs beyond the minor adjustment listed above , contact your nearest authorized service dealer . 12
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Model RB - 530 Ref . Ref . Part No . Part Description Part No . Part Description No . No . 1 . 735 - 0246 Vinyl End Plug 39 . 710 - 3097 Carriage Bolt 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 " Lg . 2 . 647 - 0014 Clutch Control Ass’y . 40 . 712 - 0798 Hex Ins . L - Nut 3 / 8 - 16 Thd . 3 . 710 - 1017 Torx Mach Screw 1 / 4 x . 62 " 43 . 712 - 3004A Hex Flange Top L - Nut 5 / 16 - 18 4 . 786 - 0131 Handle Cover 44 . 786 - 0076 Tine Shield Brkt . R.H . 5 . 786 - 0098 Retaining Brkt . R.H . 45 . 786 - 0077 Tine Shield Brkt . L.H . 6 . 786 - 0118 Retaining Brkt . L.H . 46 . 711 - 0415 Clevis Pin . 375 " Dia . 7 . 720 - 0278 Grip 47 . 786 - 0085 Tine Shield 48 . 747 - 0432 Tiller Flap Rod 8 . 720 - 0210A Knob 9 . 712 - 3008 Hex Jam Nut 3 / 8 - 16 Thd . 49 . 726 - 0106 Cap Speed Nut 11 . 735 - 0127 Rubber Washer 50 . 710 - 0189 Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 " Lg . 12 . 736 - 0204 Fl - Wash . . 344 " I.D . x . 6 " O.D . 51 . 786 - 0101B Shift Cover 13 . 747 - 0902 Gear Shift Rod 52 . 710 - 1017 Torx Mach . AB - Tap Scr . 1 / 4 x . 6 " 54 . 786 - 0109 Handle Brkt . L.H . 14 . 714 - 0104 Hairpin Clip 15 . 649 - 0017 Handle Ass’y . 55 . 786 - 0108 Handle Brkt . R.H . 16 . 710 - 0896 Tap Scr . 1 / 4 - 14 x 5 / 8 " Lg . 56 . 784 - 0191 Hex Nut Retainer Brkt . 17 . 726 - 0330 Cable Clip 57 . 712 - 0379 Hex Flange Nut 3 / 8 - 24 Thd . 21 . 746 - 0916 Clutch Cable 58 . 750 - 0885 Spacer . 322 Dia . 59 . 784 - 0190 Handle Adjustment Crank 22 . 786 - 0120 Depth Bar 23 . 736 - 0117 Fl - Wash . 3 / 8 " I.D . x 5 / 8 " O.D . 60 . 712 - 0421 Knob 5 / 16 - 18 Thd . 24 . 710 - 0253 Hex Bolt 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 " Lg . * 61 . 736 - 0169 L - Washer 3 / 8 " I.D . 28 . 715 - 0120 Spiral Pin 3 / 16 " x 1 " 777D03392 Label : WOP Handle Panel 29 . 686 - 0095 Shift Crank Ass’y . 777D03395 Label : WOP Belt Guard 30 . 711 - 0415 Clevis Pin 777D04012 Label : WOP Engine 31 . 714 - 0149B Hairpin Clip 777S30038 Label : Rear Tine Warning 32 . 642 - 0015 Tine Assembly L.H . 777I20765 Label : R N F T 642 - 0016 Tine Assembly R.H . 777I20358 Label : Place Hand Here 33 . 786 - 0090 Side Shield 777I20780 Label : Operating Instructions 34 . 786 - 0113 Rear Tine Shield 777I20779 Label : Shift Cover 35 . 686 - 0044A End Cover Ass’y . 777I20781 Label : FNR Front Handle 36 . 738 - 0849 Hex Cap Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1.25 " Lg . 38 . 710 - 0376 Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x . 75 " Lg . 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 . Oyster Gray : 0662 Powder Black : 0637 Red Metallic : 0650 15
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Model RB - 530 Ref . Ref . Part No . Part Description Part No . Part Description No . No . 1 . 710 - 3008 Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x . 75 " Lg . 24 . 756 - 0971 Inner Engine Pulley Half 2 . 712 - 3004A Hex Top L - Nut 5 / 16 - 18 Thd . 25 . 786 - 0080 Idler Bracket 3 . 786 - 0107 Cable Mtg . Bracket 26 . 710 - 0723 Hex Bolt 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.25 " Lg . 4 . 710 - 1017 Torx Mach . Screw 1 / 4 x . 6 " Lg 27 . 746 - 0916 Clutch Cable 5 . 738 - 0899 Belt Cover Bolt 28 . 734 - 0255 Air Valve 6 . 786 - 0117 Shift Cover Bracket 29 . 714 - 0104 Hairpin Clip 7 . 786 - 0100 Belt Cover 30 . 711 - 1017 Clevis Pin 8 . 736 - 0142 Fl - Wash . . 281 " I.D . x . 5 " O.D . 31 . 634 - 0112 Rim Only ( 14 " ) 9 . 712 - 0392 Hex Cap Nut 1 / 4 - 28 Thd . 634 - 0108 Rim Only ( 16 " ) 10 . 756 - 0634 Flat Pulley 8 " O.D . 32 . 634 - 0110 Wheel Ass’y . Comp . R.H . ( 14 " ) 11 . 736 - 0105 Bell - Wash . . 38 " I.D . x . 88 " O.D . 634 - 0111 Wheel Ass’y . Comp . L.H . ( 14 " ) 12 . 712 - 0379 Hex Flange Nut . 634 - 0106 Wheel Ass’y . Comp . R.H . ( 16 " ) 13 . 754 - 0438 “ V ” - Belt 634 - 0107 Wheel Ass’y . Comp . L.H . ( 16 " ) 14 . 686 - 0031A Belt Keeper Brkt . 734 - 1796 Tire Only ( 14 " ) 15 . 736 - 0119 L - Wash . 5 / 16 " I.D . 734 - 0808 Tire Only ( 16 " ) 16 . 710 - 0237 Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 24 x . 62 " Lg . 34 . 619 - 0009 Frame Counterweight 17 . 738 - 0876 Shld . Nut 35 . 710 - 1007 Hex TT - Tap Scr . 3 / 8 - 16 Thd . 18 . 712 - 0266 Hex Jam L - Nut 3 / 8 - 16 Thd . 36 . 710 - 0376 Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 " Lg . 19 . 756 - 0405 Fl - Idler w / Flanges 37 . 712 - 3004A Hex Flange L - Nut 5 / 16 - 18 Thd . 20 . 710 - 0152 Hex Bolt 3 / 8 - 24 x 1 " Lg . 41 . 686 - 0043A Tine Shield Brkt . Ass’y . 21 . 736 - 0217 L - Wash . 3 / 8 " I.D . 42 . 710 - 3038 Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 7 / 8 " Lg . 22 . 736 - 0258 Fl - Wash . 3 / 8 " I.D . x 1 " O.D . 43 . 736 - 0256 Flat Washer . 635 I.D . x . 930 O.D 23 . 756 - 0972 Outer Engine Pulley Half 16
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Model RB - 530 Ref . Ref . Part No . Part Description Part No . Part Description No . No . 1 . 721 - 0295 Chain Case Gasket 31 . 617 - 0002 Gear and Sprocket Ass’y . 2 . 786 - 0086 Reinforcement Plate 32 . 738 - 0884 Jack Shaft 5 " Lg . 3 . 716 - 0865 Snap Ring 33 . 750 - 0931 Spacer . 636 " I.D . x . 86 " O.D . 4 . 750 - 0938 Spacer . 735 " I.D . x . 886 " O.D . 35 . 717 - 1411 Spur Gear 10T 36 . 750 - 0930 Spacer 1.5 " I.D . x 1.76 " O.D . 5 . 611 - 0058 Wheel Shaft 6 . 717 - 1458 Spur Gear 46T 37 . 713 - 0436 Sprocket — # 41 Chain 8 . 736 - 0351 Fl - Wash . . 76 " I.D . x 1.5 " O.D . 38 . 717 - 1405 Reverse Gear 46T 9 . 721 - 0379 Shaft Seal 39 . 736 - 0518 Thrust Wash . . 445 " I.D . x 1.92 " 10 . 736 - 0518 Thr.Wash . . 445 I.D.x1.92 O.D.x 40 . 618 - 0245B Shifter Ass’y . 41 . 717 - 1409 Spur Gear 17T 11 . 686 - 0039 Gear Case Ass’y . Half L.H . 12 . 750 - 0935 Spacer . 635 " I.D . x 1 " O.D . x . 78 42 . 736 - 0442 Fl - Wash . . 69 " I.D . x 1.06 " O.D . 13 . 738 - 0885 Jack Shaft 2.06 " Lg . 43 . 732 - 0614 Wire Ring 14 . 750 - 0936 Spacer . 635 " I.D . x 1 " O.D . x . 37 " 44 . 718 - 0234 Clutch Collar 45 . 716 - 0235 Retaining Ring . 875 " Shaft 15 . 617 - 0004 Gear Idler Ass’y . 46 . 711 - 1087 Drive Shaft 16 . 712 - 3067 Hex Patch L - Nut 7 / 16 - 20 Thd . 47 . 713 - 0435 Sprocket 11T 17 . 736 - 0407 Bell - Wash . . 45 " I.D . x 1 " O.D . 49 . 717 - 1451A Spur Gear 16T 18 . 712 - 0378 Hex Nut 7 / 16 - 20 Thd . 50 . 736 - 0336 Fl - Wash . 5 / 8 " I.D . x 1 " O.D . 19 . 710 - 0896 Hex Washer Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x . 5 " 51 . 741 - 0124 Ball Bearing . 669 " I.D . 20 . 732 - 0863 Spring Detent 52 . 736 - 0329 L - Wash . 1 / 4 " I.D . 21 . 741 - 0862 Ball Detent 53 . 710 - 0258 Hex Bolt 1 / 4 - 20 x . 62 " Lg . 22 . 721 - 0378 Shaft Seal 55 . 741 - 0563 Ball Bearing 23 . 736 - 0163 Thrust Wash . 1.03 " I.D . x 1.62 " 56 . 736 - 0512 Fl - Wash . . 281 " I.D . x . 875 " O.D . 24 . 750 - 0570 Spacer 1 " I.D . x 2 " O.D . x . 5 " Thk . 57 . 686 - 0094 Gear Case Ass’y . Comp . 26 . 611 - 0021 Tine Shaft Ass’y . 58 . 718 - 0237 Key Drive Shaft 27 . 713 - 0226 Chain # 50 5 / 8 " Pitch x 52 Links 59 . 736 - 0265 Fl - Wash . . 88 " I.D . x 1.5 " O.D . 28 . 713 - 0233 Chain # 41 1 / 2 " Pitch x 30 Links 60 . 726 - 0331 Button Plug 29 . 686 - 0038 Gear Case Ass’y . Half R.H . 61 . 750 - 0987 Spacer 1.52 " I.D . 30 . 736 - 0541 Fl - Wash . 7 / 16 " I.D . x 1 - 3 / 8 " O.D . 17
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MANUFACTURER’S LIMITED WARRANTY FOR : c . Log splitter pumps , valves and cylinders have a sepa - The limited warranty set forth below is given by White Out - rate one year warranty . door Products Co . with respect to new merchandise pur - d . White Outdoor Co . does not extend any warranty for chased and used in the United States , its possessions and products sold or exported outside of the United States territories . of America , its possessions and territories , except those sold through White Outdoor Co . authorized White Outdoor Products Co . warrants this product against channels of export distribution . defects in material and workmanship for a period of two ( 2 ) years commencing on the date of original purchase and No implied warranty , including any implied warranty of will , at its option , repair or replace , free of charge , any part merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose , found to be defective in material or workmanship . This lim - applies after the applicable period of express written ited warranty shall only apply if this product has been oper - warranty above as to the parts as identified . No other ated and maintained in accordance with the Operator’s express warranty or guaranty , whether written or oral , Manual furnished with the product , and has not been sub - except as mentioned above , given by any person or ject to misuse , abuse , commercial use , neglect , accident , entity , including a dealer or retailer , with respect to any improper maintenance , alteration , vandalism , theft , fire , product shall bind White Outdoor Co . During the water or damage because of other peril or natural disaster . period of the Warranty , the exclusive remedy is repair Damage resulting from the installation or use of any acces - or replacement of the product as set forth above . sory or attachment not approved by White Outdoor Prod - ( Some states do not allow limitations on how long an ucts Co . for use with the product ( s ) covered by this manual implied warranty lasts , so the above limitation may not will void your warranty as to any resulting damages . apply to you . ) 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 part or compo - sole and exclusive remedy arising from the sales . nent failures will be covered on the product for a period of White Outdoor Co . shall not be liable for incidental or 90 days regardless of cause . After 90 days , but within the consequential loss or damages including , without limi - two year period , normal wear part failures will be covered tation , expenses incurred for substitute or replace - ONLY IF caused by defects in material or workmanship of ment lawn care services , for transportation or for OTHER component parts . Normal wear parts and compo - related expenses , or for rental expenses to temporarily nents include , but are not limited to , belts , blades , blade replace a warranted product . ( Some states do not allow adapters , grass bags , rider deck wheels , seats , snow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential thrower skid shoes , shave plates and tires . Batteries are damages , so the above exclusion or limitation may not covered by a 90 - day limited replacement warranty . 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 amount of the purchase price of the product sold . Alteration WHITE OUTDOOR DEALER . To locate the dealer in your of the safety features of the product shall void this War - area , please check for a listing in the Yellow Pages or con - ranty . You assume the risk and liability for loss , damage , or tact the Customer Dealer Referral Line of White Outdoor injury to you and your property and / or to others and their Co . by calling 1 - 330 - 225 - 8883 or writing to P.O . Box property arising out of the use or misuse or inability to use 361131 , Cleveland , Ohio 44136 - 0019 . the product . This limited warranty does not provide coverage in the following cases : This limited warranty shall not extend to anyone other than a . The engine or component parts thereof . These items the original purchaser , original lessee or the person for carry a separate manufacturer’s warranty . Please refer whom it was purchased as a gift . to the applicable manufacturer’s warranty on these items . How State Law Relates to this Warranty : This limited b . Routine maintenance items such as lubricants , filters , warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also blade sharpening and tune - ups , or adjustments such have other rights which vary from state to state . as brake adjustments , clutch adjustments or deck adjustments ; and normal deterioration of the exterior finish due to use or exposure .
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