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Operatorâs Manual Edger Model 592 IMPORTANT : READ SAFETY RULES AND INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY Warning : This unit is equipped with an internal combustion engine and should not be used on or near any unimproved forest - covered , brush - covered or grass - covered land unless the engineâs exhaust system is equipped with a spark arrester meeting applicable local or state laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it should be maintained in effective working order by the operator . In the State of California the above is required by law ( Section 4442 of the California Public Resources Code ) . Other states may have similar laws . Federal laws apply on federal lands . A spark arrester for the muffler is available through your nearest engine authorized service dealer or contact the service department , P.O . Box 361131 Cleveland , Ohio 44136 - 9722 . WHITE OUTDOOR PRODUCTS COMPANY P.O . BOX 361131 CLEVELAND , OHIO 44136 - 9722 770 - 10396A.fm PRINTED IN U.S.A . FORM NO . ( 10 / 00 )
TABLE OF CONTENTS Content Page Important Safe Operation Practices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Assembling The Edger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Know The Edger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Operating The Edger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Making Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Maintaining and Servicing The Edger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Off - season Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Model 592 Parts List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Warranty Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover FINDING MODEL NUMBER This Operatorâs Manual is an important part of your new edger . 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 your White Outdoor dealer . â¢ You can locate the model number by looking on the surface of the base plate in the rear of the edger . 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 : ( Model Number ) ( Serial Number ) Copy the serial number here : WHITE OUTDOOR PRODUCTS CO . P.O . BOX 361131 CLEVELAND , OHIO 44136 CALLING WARRANTY SERVICE If you are having difficulty assembling this product or if you have any question regarding the controls , operation or maintenance of this unit , please call the Customer Dealer Referral Line . You can reach them by calling : 1 - 800 - 949 - 4483 Before calling your local dealer , make sure that you have your model and serial numbers ready . By having the model and serial numbers ready , you help your local White Outdoor dealer give you faster service . 2
SECTION 1 : IMPORTANT SAFE OPERATION PRACTICES WARNING : THIS SYMBOL POINTS OUT IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WHICH , IF NOT FOLLOWED , COULD ENDANGER THE PERSONAL SAFETY AND / OR PROPERTY OF YOURSELF AND OTHERS . READ AND FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS IN THIS MANUAL BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO OPERATE THIS MACHINE . FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE INSTRUCTIONS MAY RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY . WHEN YOU SEE THIS SYMBOL â HEED ITS WARNING . WARNING : The Engine Exhaust from this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer , birth defects or other 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 . If you violate any of these rules , you may cause serious injury to yourself or others . 4 . Never attempt to make any adjustments while the TRAINING engine is running , except where specifically 1 . Read , understand , and follow all instructions on the recommended in the operatorâs manual . machine and in the manual ( s ) before attempting to 5 . To avoid personal injury or property damage use assemble and operate . Keep this manual in a safe extreme care in handling gasoline . Gasoline is place for future and regular reference and for extremely flammable and the vapors are explosive . ordering replacement parts . Serious personal injury can occur when gasoline is 2 . Be familiar with all controls and their proper spilled on yourself or your clothes which can ignite . operation . Know how to stop the machine and Wash your skin and change clothes immediately . disengage them quickly . a . Use only an approved gasoline container . 3 . Never allow children under 14 years old to operate b . Extinguish all cigarettes , cigars , pipes and this machine . Children 14 years old and over other sources of ignition . should read and understand the operation c . Never fuel machine indoors . instructions and safety rules in this manual and d . Never remove gas cap or add fuel while the should be trained and supervised by a parent . engine is hot or running . 4 . Never allow adults to operate this machine without e . Allow engine to cool at least two minutes proper instruction . before refueling . 5 . To help avoid blade contact or a thrown object f . Never over fill fuel tank . Fill tank to no more injury , keep bystanders , helpers , children and pets than Â½ inch below bottom of filler neck to at least 75 feet from the machine while it is in provide space for fuel expansion . operation . Stop machine if anyone enters the area . g . Replace gasoline cap and tighten securely . h . If gasoline is spilled , wipe it off the engine PREPARATION and equipment . Move unit to another area . Wait 5 minutes before starting the engine . 1 . Thoroughly inspect the area where the equipment i . Never store the machine or fuel container is to be used . Remove all stones , sticks , wire , inside where there is an open flame , spark or bones , toys and other foreign objects which could pilot light as on a water heater , space heater , be tripped over or picked up and thrown by the furnace , clothes dryer or other gas blade . Thrown objects can cause serious personal appliances . injury . j . Allow machine to cool at least 5 minutes 2 . Always wear safety glasses or safety goggles before storing . during operation and while performing an adjustment or repair to protect your eyes . Thrown objects which ricochet can cause serious injury to OPERATION the eyes . 1 . Do not put hands or feet near rotating parts . 3 . Wear sturdy , rough - soled work shoes and close - Contact with the rotating blade can amputate hands fitting slacks and shirts . Shirts and pants that cover and feet . the arms and legs and steel - toed shoes are 2 . The blade control handle is a safety device . Never recommended . Never operate this machine in bare bypass its operation . Doing so , makes the machine feet , sandals , slippery or light weight ( e.g . canvas ) unsafe and may cause personal injury . shoes . 3 . Never operate without blade guard , debris shield and blade control handle in place and working . 3
4 . Never operate with damaged safety devices . 18 . Only use parts and accessories made for this Failure to do so , can result in personal injury . machine by the manufacturer . Failure to do so , can 5 . Never run an engine indoors or in a poorly result in personal injury . ventilated area . Engine exhaust contains carbon 19 . If situations occur which are not covered in this monoxide , an odorless and deadly gas . manual , use care and good judgment . Contact your 6 . Do not operate machine while under the influence White Outdoor dealer or telephone 1 - 800 - 949 - 4483 of alcohol or drugs . for the name of your nearest dealer . 7 . Muffler and engine become hot and can cause a burn . Do not touch . MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE 8 . Never operate this machine without good visibility 1 . Never tamper with safety devices . Check their or light . Always be sure of your footing and keep a proper operation regularly . firm hold on the handles . Walk , never run . 2 . Before cleaning , repairing , or inspecting , 9 . Do not operate this machine if it has been dropped disconnect the spark plug wire and ground against or damaged . Return machine to your nearest the engine to prevent unintended starting . authorized servicing dealer for examination and 3 . Check bolts , and screws for proper tightness at repair . frequent intervals to keep the machine in safe 10 . Do not operate this machine with a damaged or working condition . Also , visually inspect machine excessively worn cutting blade . for any damage . 11 . Never attempt to clear material from the blade 4 . Do not change the engine governor setting or over - guard while the engine is running . Shut the engine speed the engine . The governor controls the off , disconnect the spark plug wire and ground maximum safe operating speed of the engine . against the engine to prevent unintended starting . 5 . The blade , blade guard and debris shield are 12 . Do not overload machine capacity by attempting to subject to wear and damage . For your safety edge at too fast of a rate . protection , frequently check all components and 13 . Stay alert for uneven sidewalks , terrain etc . Always replace with original equipment manufacturerâs push slowly over rough surfaces . Do not use this ( O.E.M . ) parts only . â Use of parts which do not machine on gravel surfaces . meet the original equipment specifications may 14 . Do not operate machine in rain or wet soil lead to improper performance and compromise conditions . safety ! â 15 . Always operate machine from behind the handles 6 . Maintain or replace safety and instruction labels , as and position yourself where the direct line of sight necessary . to cutting blade is blocked by guards . 7 . Observe proper disposal laws and regulations for 16 . Always stop engine when edging or trimming is gas , oil , etc . to protect the environment . delayed or when transporting machine from one 8 . Never store the machine or fuel container inside location to another . where there is an open flame , spark or pilot light 17 . Never leave a running machine unattended . Stop such as a water heater , furnace , clothes dryer etc . the engine , disconnect spark plug wire and ground Always refer to the operatorâs manual for proper 9 . against the engine to prevent unintended starting . instructions on off - season storage . 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 . KEEP AWAY â ROTATING BLADE Figure 1 4
SECTION 2 : ASSEMBLING YOUR EDGER IMPORTANT : This unit is shipped WITHOUT GASOLINE or OIL . After setting up the unit , service engine with gasoline and oil as instructed in the Briggs Wing Knobs & Stratton Owner / Operator Manual packed with your Upper Handle edger . NOTE : Reference to right or left hand side of the edger is observed from the operating position . Contents of Carton One Edger Assembly One Plastic Bag Containing : Edger Operatorâs Manual Registration Card Engine Ownerâs Guide Lower Handle One Clutch Rod ( 747 - 1164 ) with One Ferrule ( 711 - 0392 ) Two Flat Washers ( 736 - 0264 ) and Two Hairpin Clips ( 714 - 0104 ) in place Figure 3 Grounding the Engineâs Spark Plug â¢ Remove the flat washer and hairpin clip from the â¢ Disconnect the spark plug wire from the spark plug ferrule found on the upper portion of the clutch rod . and ground it on the top of the engine by placing its Save this hardware as it will be reinserted . rubber boot snugly over a bolt head . See Figure 2 . â¢ Insert the ferrule located on the upper portion of the clutch rod into the hole on the blade clutch / depth Rubber Boot control lever . Secure with the flat washer and Spark Plug Wire hairpin clip removed earlier . See Figure 4 . Blade Clutch / Depth Control Lever Ferrule Bolt Head Flat Washer Figure 2 Hairpin Clip Clutch Rod Positioning the Edger Handles â¢ Remove and discard any packaging cardboard that Figure 4 may be present between the upper handle and the â¢ Remove the flat washer and hairpin clip from the lower handle . lower portion of the clutch rod . Save this hardware â¢ Pivot the upper handle upward until it snaps into as it will be reinserted . place . â¢ Insert the lower end of the clutch rod into the hole in â¢ Tighten the wing knobs which are located on both the pivot arm found on the left side of the edger . the left and right sides of the handle . See Figure 3 . 5
â¢ Secure with the flat washer and hairpin clip Clutch Rod Adjustment removed earlier . See Figure 5 . Before operating the edger , check the adjustment of the clutch rod as follows : Hairpin Clip Clutch Rod â¢ Disconnect the spark plug wire and ground it as instructed earlier in this section . Refer to Figure 2 . Flat Washer â¢ With the blade clutch / depth control lever in the disengaged position ( the top notch in the depth adjustment bracket ) , carefully pull the recoil starter rope . The blade on the edger should not turn . If the blade turns , remove the ferrule from the blade Pivot Arm clutch / depth control lever by first removing the hairpin clip and flat washer . â¢ Rotate the ferrule clockwise one or two turns on the clutch rod , then re - insert the ferrule into the lever and recheck the adjustment . â¢ After adjusting , check to be certain the blade clutch / depth control lever can be moved to the furthest notch forward without bowing the clutch rod . If it canât , recheck the adjustment . IMPORTANT : Be certain that the clutch rod is secured at Figure 5 both ends with a flat washer and hairpin clip before IMPORTANT : Perform the clutch rod adjustment before operating the edger . operating the edger . WARNING : When operating the edger , stop engine immediately and readjust the clutch rod if the blade turns with the blade clutch / depth control lever in the disengaged position . SECTION 3 : KNOW THE EDGER Throttle Control Pull Rope / Recoil Starter The throttle control lever is located on the engine . It can The pull rope / recoil starter is used to start the engine . be adjusted to regulate the engine speed only . NOTE : Refer to the Briggs & Stratton Owner / Operator NOTE : Refer to the Briggs & Stratton Owner / Operator Manual packed with your edger for a detailed Manual packed with your edger for a detailed description of all engine - related controls and description of all engine - related controls and components . components . Blade Angle Adjustment Lever Choke Control The blade angle adjustment lever is located on the The choke control lever is located on the engine . It is front , left portion of the edger , behind the edger blade . It used to aid in starting a cold engine . is used to vary the angle of the edger blade between one of eight positions from trenching to trimming . NOTE : Refer to the Briggs & Stratton Owner / Operator Manual packed with your edger for a detailed Curb Height Adjustment Lever description of all engine - related controls and The curb height adjustment lever is found on the rear , components . right portion of the edger . It aids in stabilizing the edger operating along a curb . Blade Clutch / Depth Control Lever IMPORTANT : Become familiar with all the controls The blade clutch / depth control lever is located on the before operating the edger . right side of the upper handle . It is used to engage and disengage the edger blade . It is also used to control the depth of the cut . The further forward the control lever is moved , the deeper into the soil the edger blade will cut . 6
Blade Clutch / Depth Control Lever Throttle Control & Choke Control Blade Angle Adjustment Lever Curb Height Adjustment Lever Pull Rope / Recoil Starter Figure 6 SECTION 4 : OPERATING THE EDGER The operation of any edger can result To start the edgerâs engine , proceed as follows : WEAR YOUR SAFETY GLASSES in foreign objects being thrown into â¢ Attach the spark plug wire to the spark plug . Make the eyes , which can result in severe certain the metal cap on the end of the spark plug eye damage . Always wear safety wire is fastened securely over the metal tip on the FORESIGHT IS BETTER THAN NO SIGHT glasses or eye shields . We spark plug . recommend wide vision safety mask â¢ Move the blade clutch / depth control lever back to for over spectacles or standard the disengaged position , and place it in the safety glasses adjacent ( top ) notch . â¢ Move the choke control lever on the engine into the WARNING : Do not lower blade if blade is CHOKE or START position . over concrete , asphalt , rocks or the like . The â¢ Move the throttle control lever on the engine into blade can strike the supporting surface , the FAST ( Rabbit ) position . resulting in personal injury or property â¢ Grasp the starter handle and slowly pull the rope damage . outward until engine reaches the start of its compression cycle ( the rope will pull slightly harder Adding Gasoline And Oil at this point ) . Service the engine with gasoline and oil as instructed in â¢ After slowly allowing the rope to recoil , pull the rope the Briggs & Stratton Owner / Operator Manual packed with a rapid , continuous , full arm stroke . Keep a firm with your edger . Read instructions carefully . grip on starter handle throughout the entire stroke . â¢ Allow the starter handle to slowly recoil into the WARNING : Never fill fuel tank indoors , with engine . engine running or until the engine has been â¢ Slowly move the choke control lever on the engine allowed to cool for at least two minutes after into the RUN position after the engine has started . running . Stopping The Engine Starting The Engine To stop the edgerâs engine , proceed as follows : NOTE : Refer to the Briggs & Stratton Owner / Operator â¢ Move the blade clutch / depth control lever back to Manual packed with your edger for a detailed the disengaged position , and place it in the description of all engine - related controls and adjacent ( top ) notch . components . 7
â¢ Move the throttle control lever on the engine into To disengage the blade , proceed as follows : the STOP or OFF position . â¢ Move the blade clutch / depth control lever to the left and place it in the top notch in the depth adjustment IMPORTANT : Make certain that the engineâs spark plug bracket . See Figure 7 . wire is properly grounded as instructed in SECTION 2 : Assembling The Edger before storing the edger for its Blade Clutch / next use . Refer to Figure 2 . Depth Control Lever Engaging the Edger Blade WARNING : The blade clutch / depth control lever is designed to minimize the risk of blade contact injury . Do not under any circumstances attempt to defeat the function Depth Adjustment of the blade clutch / depth control , or use the Bracket edger if the control is not adjusted properly . WARNING : Keep hands and feet away from edger blade whenever the engine is running , whether blade is engaged or disengaged . The blade clutch / depth control lever has two main functions : Figure 7 1 . To engage and disengage the blade . To engage the blade , proceed as follows : 2 . To control the depth of cut . â¢ Move the control lever to the left and place it into any of the five lower notches . The further forward the blade clutch / depth control lever is moved , the deeper or lower the blade will cut into the ground . SECTION 5 : MAKING ADJUSTMENTS Front Wheel Adjustment Hairpin Clips WARNING : Always place the blade clutch / depth control lever in the DISENGAGED position and turn the edgerâs engine off before performing any adjustments . Before operating the edger with the blade in the Holes trimming ( horizontal ) position , it is necessary to alter the position of the front , left wheel . When operating the edger with the curb wheel lowered , it is necessary to alter the position of the front , right wheel . To do either , proceed as follows : â¢ To change position of the front , left wheel , remove the hairpin clip on the left . To change position of the front , right wheel , remove the hairpin clip on the right . See Figure 8 . â¢ Reposition the wheel by sliding it down the front Figure 8 axle toward the opposite wheel . See Figure 8 . â¢ Secure the wheel in its new location by inserting the hairpin clip removed earlier in the hole found immediately adjacent to it . See Figure 8 . 8
Edging Edger Blade Angle Adjustment Placing the blade angle adjustment lever in the second WARNING : Rotating cutting blade may throw notch from the right will put the spindle assembly at a objects causing personal injury . Keep area 90 Â° angle for vertical edging as illustrated in Figure 11 . clear of bystanders and do not operate without guards in place . The cutting blade can be adjusted to eight positions . To adjust the blade angle , proceed as follows : â¢ Place the blade clutch / depth control lever in the disengaged position ( top notch ) . WARNING : Always place the blade clutch / depth control lever in the DISENGAGED position before adjusting the blade angle . â¢ Pull forward on the blade angle adjustment lever before rotating the spindle assembly . â¢ Release the blade angle adjustment lever into one of the notches on the pivot bracket . See Figure 9 . Figure 11 Beveling Placing the blade angle adjustment lever in the third , fourth , fifth , sixth or seventh notch ( from the right ) will put the spindle assembly at various angles for beveling with the edger as illustrated in Figure 12 . IMPORTANT : When the spindle assembly is rotated counter - clockwise ( putting the blade closer to a Blade Angle horizontal position ) , it IS necessary to change the Adjustment Lever position of the front , left wheel to prevent the edger blade from striking the wheel . See Front Wheel Adjustment earlier in this section . Pivot Bracket Spindle Assembly Figure 9 Trenching Placing the blade angle adjustment lever in the notch furthest to the right will put the spindle assembly at a proper angle for trenching with the edger as illustrated in Figure 10 . Figure 12 WARNING : Always place the blade clutch / depth control lever in the DISENGAGED position before adjusting the blade angle . Figure 10 9
To adjust the height of the curb wheel , proceed as Trimming follows : Placing the blade angle adjustment lever in the notch furthest to the left will put the spindle assembly at a â¢ Perform the Front Wheel Adjustment for curb wheel proper angle for trimming with the edger as illustrated in operation as instructed earlier in this section . Figure 13 . â¢ Lower the right , rear wheel by moving the curb height adjustment lever slightly to the left . IMPORTANT : When the spindle assembly is rotated â¢ Place the right , rear wheel into an applicable counter - clockwise ( putting the blade closer to a position in relation to the height of the curb to be horizontal position ) , it IS necessary to change the edged along . position of the front , left wheel to prevent the edger â¢ Release the curb height adjustment lever to lock blade from striking the wheel . See Front Wheel Adjustment the wheel in position . See Figure 14 . earlier in this section . Figure 13 Curb Wheel Adjustment The right , rear wheel of the edger can be lowered into Figure 14 one of five positions to ease the task of edging along a curb . SECTION 6 : MAINTAINING & SERVICING THE EDGER WARNING : Disconnect the spark plug wire Pivot Points and ground against the engine before Lubricate the pivot points on the blade angle performing any adjustment , repairs or adjustment lever , blade clutch / depth control lever and maintenance . Refer to Figure 2 . curb height adjustment lever with light oil at least once a season . Lubrication Cutting Head Bearings The two ball bearings in the blade spindle housing are Engine lubricated and sealed at the factory and require no Refer to the Service , Storage & Specifications section of the lubrication . Briggs & Stratton Owner / Operator Manual packed with Spindle Shaft the edger for all engine - related service specifications . Lubricate the two shoulder spacers and the entire area Wheels & Front Axle surrounding the compression spring on the edgerâs Lubricate the wheels and front axle at least once a spindle shaft with light oil ( NOT WD - 40 ) frequently season with a light oil . Also if the wheels are removed during the season . Do NOT allow rust to form in this for any reason , lubricate the surface of the axle bolt and area . See Figure 15 . the inner surface of the wheel with light oil . 10
â¢ Remove the blade spindle belt guard by removing the hex screws , two lock washers and two hex nuts which secure it to the blade spindle plate . See Figure 17 . Blade Spindle Plate Shoulder Spacer Compression Spring ( Lubricate well ! ) Hex Screws Blade Spindle Belt Guard Figure 15 Figure 17 Replacing the Edger Blade â¢ Remove the belt from around the blade spindle â¢ Use two wrenches ( one wrench to prevent the hex pulley . bolt head from spinning and the other to remove the â¢ Place the blade clutch / depth control lever in the hex lock nut ) to remove the edger blade . See lowest notch ( all the way forward ) . Figure 16 . â¢ Remove the engine pulley belt guard by removing the two hex screws and two lock washers which secure it to the engine block . See Figure 18 . Hex Screws Engine Pulley Belt Guard Bell Washer Hex Bolt Head Hex Lock Nut Figure 16 â¢ Remove and discard the edger blade but retain the bell washer and hex lock nut . Figure 18 â¢ Install the replacement edger blade , the bell washer ( cupped side facing inward ) and the hex â¢ Remove the belt from around the engine pulley . lock nut removed earlier . â¢ Install the replacement drive belt around both the blade spindle pulley and the engine pulley . IMPORTANT : Use a torque wrench to tighten the hex â¢ Reattach the blade spindle belt guard to the blade lock nut to between 37 foot - lbs . and 50 foot - lbs . spindle plate with the hardware removed earlier . â¢ Reattach the engine pulley belt guard to the engine Replacing the Drive Belt block with the hardware removed earlier . The edger drive belt is subject to wear and should be WARNING : Never operate the edger without replaced if any signs of cracking , shredding or rotting both the blade spindle belt guard and the are present . To replace the belt , proceed as follows : engine pulley belt guard in place . â¢ Place the blade angle adjustment lever in the edging position . Refer to Figure 11 . 11
SECTION 7 : OFF - SEASON STORAGE Observe the following when preparing the edger for â¢ Store the edger in a dry , clean area . Do not store long - term storage : next to any corrosive materials , such as lawn fertilizer . â¢ Clean and lubricate unit thoroughly as instructed on â¢ Coat the edger , especially any springs and page 10 of this manual . bearings with a light oil or silicone spray . â¢ Refer to the Service , Storage & Specifications section of the Briggs & Stratton Owner / Operator Manual IMPORTANT : When storing any type of power packed with the edger for engine storage equipment in an poorly ventilated or metal storage instructions . shed , care should be taken to rustproof the equipment . â¢ Coat the edger blade with chassis grease to prevent rusting and corrosion . SECTION 8 : TROUBLESHOOTING Trouble Possible Cause ( s ) Corrective Action Engine fails to start Dirty air cleaner Refer to the Briggs & Stratton Owner / Operator Manual packed with your unit . Engine needs to be primed Push primer bulb two or three times . Fuel tank empty Fill tank with clean , fresh gasoline . Stale fuel in gasoline tank Drain gasoline and refill tank with clean , fresh gasoline . Throttle control lever not in Move throttle lever to FAST position . starting position Spark plug wire disconnected . Connect the spark plug wire to the spark plug . Spark plug fouled Clean , adjust gap or replace spark plug . Engine flooded Refer to the Briggs & Stratton Owner / Operator Manual packed with your unit . Engine runs erratic Spark plug wire loose Connect and tighten spark plug wire . Stale fuel in gasoline tank Drain gasoline and refill tank with clean , fresh gasoline . Vent in gas cap plugged Clear vent of any debris . Water or dirt in fuel system Drain fuel tank . Refill with fresh fuel . Dirty air cleaner Refer to the Briggs & Stratton Owner / Operator Manual packed with your unit . Carburetor out of adjustment Refer to the Briggs & Stratton Owner / Operator Manual packed with your unit . Engine overheats Engine oil level low Fill crankcase with proper oil . Air flow restricted Clean the area around the engineâs cooling fins . Dirty air filter Replace the engineâs air filter Carburetor not adjusted properly Refer to the Briggs & Stratton Owner / Operator Manual packed with your unit . Excessive vibration Edger blade bent or damaged Replace edger blade . Blade spindle bent or damaged Contact your White Outdoor dealer . Drive belt slips Belt worn or stretched Replace drive belt . 12
SECTION 9 : MODEL 592 PARTS LIST Spindle Assembly 17 27 19 20 23 12 16 26 24 18 10 21 22 29 25 15 9 2 11 14 13 12 6 6 5 5 8 3 4 2 7 V - BELTS are specially designed to engage and 2 1 disengage safely . A substitute ( non - OEM ) V - Belt can be dangerous by not disengaging completely . 28 Ref . Ref . Part Number Description Part Number Description No . No . 712 - 0413 Hex Jam Nut , 5 / 8 - 18 781 - 0086 Spindle Belt Guard 16 . 1 . 736 - 0317 Bell Washer , . 64 x 1.25 x . 18 714 - 0122 Square Key , 3 / 16 x . 75 2 . 17 . 781 - 0076 Blade Guard 754 - 0142 V - belt , 3 / 8 3 . 18 . 750 - 0118 Sleeve , . 632 x . 875 x . 90 756 - 0327B Engine Pulley , 3 / 8 x . 75 x 2.38 4 . 19 . 712 - 0287 Hex Nut , 1 / 4 - 20 687 - 0100 Engine Pulley Belt Guard 5 . 20 . 736 - 0329 Lock Washer , 1 / 4 712 - 0267 Hex Nut , 5 / 16 - 18 6 . 21 . 05034A Bearing Housing 736 - 0242 Belleville Washer , . 340 x . 872 7 . 22 . 741 - 0155 Ball Bearing , . 62 x 1.38 x . 44 736 - 0119 Lock Washer , 5 / 16 8 . 23 . 715 - 0121 Spirol Pin , 1 / 4 x 2.0 710 - 0237 Hex Cap Screw , 5 / 16 - 24 x . 625 9 . 24 . 781 - 0093 Adjustment Lever Assembly 710 - 0152 Hex Cap Screw , 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.0 10 . 25 . 781 - 0078 Spindle Plate / Shaft Assembly 736 - 0258 Flat Washer , . 385 x 1.0 x . 135 11 . 26 . 710 - 0751 Hex Cap Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x . 62 748 - 0160 Spacer , . 753 x 1.25 x . 175 12 . 27 . 750 - 0229 Spacer , . 635 x . 88 x 1.03 781 - 0748 Triplex Edger Blade , 9.0 13 . 28 . 756 - 0449 Sheave , . 6255 x . 6295 732 - 0188A Double - torsion Spring 14 . 29 . 710 - 0929 Hex Cap Screw , 5 / 8 - 18 x 4.5 15 . 13
Model 592 64 56 60 3 59 58 4 54 57 37 22 23 21 50 51 53 52 35 45 34 51 61 24 55 49 46 44 62 47 48 40 42 38 43 25 39 46 47 24 63 23 21 22 24 24 38 28 29 19 34 18 36 17 31 41 19 33 26 32 25 27 30 20 14 15 16 13 12 28 29 11 4 9 3 2 10 1 8 7 ( Spindle assembly shown for reference only . 6 See page 13 for parts breakdown ) 4 5 3 14
Frame Assembly Ref . Ref . Part Number Description Part Number Description No . No . 712 - 0267 Hex Nut , 5 / 16 - 18 710 - 0654A Self - tapping Screw , 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.0 33 . 1 . 736 - 0119 Lock Washer , 5 / 16 714 - 0104 Internal Cotter Pin , . 072 x 1.0 2 . 34 . 712 - 0287 Hex Nut , 1 / 4 - 20 736 - 0264 Flat Washer , . 330 x . 630 x . 0635 3 . 35 . 736 - 0329 Lock Washer , 1 / 4 736 - 3050 Flat Washer , . 406 x . 810 x . 051 4 . 36 . 781 - 0095 Debris Deflector 711 - 0392 Adjustment Ferrule 5 . 37 . 731 - 0725 Debris Guard 712 - 0266 Center Lock Nut , 3 / 8 - 24 6 . 38 . 781 - 0087 Flap Bracket , 1.12 x 5.5 732 - 0552 Curb Adjustment Lever Assembly 7 . 39 . 736 - 0342 Flat Washer , . 283 x . 75 x . 030 749 - 0941 Support Strut , 15.91 8 . 40 . 710 - 0252 Hex Screw w / Nose , 1 / 4 - 20 x . 85 781 - 0075 Spindle Extension Arm 9 . 41 . 710 - 0751 Hex Screw , 1 / 4 - 20 x . 62 738 - 0258 Shoulder Screw , . 498 x . 250 10 . 42 . 710 - 0402 Hex Screw , 5 / 16 - 18 x 4.5 736 - 0255 Bell Washer , . 51 x 1.14 x . 040 11 . 43 . 714 - 0115 Cotter Pin , 1 / 8 x 1.0 736 - 0272 Flat Washer , . 51 x 1.0 x . 060 12 . 44 . 712 - 0114 Slotted Hex Nut , 1 / 2 - 20 750 - 0535 Spacer , . 376 x . 625 x . 22 13 . 45 . 736 - 0112 Sphere Washer , . 531 x 1.6 x . 045 736 - 0169 Lock Washer , 3 / 8 14 . 46 . 711 - 0386 Spacer , . 38 x . 50 x 3.75 712 - 0798 Hex Nut , 3 / 8 - 16 15 . 47 . 781 - 0090 Spindle Pivot Bracket Assembly 781 - 0100 Curb Height Adjustment Plate 16 . 48 . 715 - 0143 Spirol Pin , 1 / 4 x 1.25 720 - 0241 Wing Knob Assembly 17 . 49 . 732 - 0187 Compression Spring 736 - 0451 Saddle Washer , . 320 x . 93 18 . 50 . 711 - 0379 Shoulder Spacer , . 635 x . 620 710 - 1174 Curved Head Carriage Bolt , 19 . 51 . 5 / 16 - 18 x . 75 710 - 0607 Self - tapping Screw , 5 / 16 - 18 x . 50 20 . 749 - 0666 Blade Clutch / Depth Control Lever 52 . 736 - 0504 Wave Washer , . 510 x . 75 x . 017 21 . 736 - 0271 Spring Washer , . 317 x . 625 x . 099 53 . 738 - 0108 Shoulder Screw , . 498 x 1.45 22 . 710 - 3103 Hex Cap Screw , 5 / 16 - 18 x 2.0 54 . 734 - 1268 Wheel w / Ball Bearing , 8 x 1.75 23 . 749 - 0937 Lower Handle 55 . 736 - 0105 Spring Washer , . 401 x . 871 x . 063 24 . 749 - 0936A Upper Handle ( Loop Style ) 56 . 712 - 0241 Hex Nut , 3 / 8 - 24 25 . 781 - 0081 Depth Adjustment Bracket 57 . 736 - 0452 Bell Washer , . 396 x 1.14 x . 095 26 . 732 - 0369 Compression Spring , . 55 x 1.37 58 . 710 - 0793 Round Head Ribbed - neck Bolt , 27 . 736 - 0204 Flat Washer , . 344 x . 62 x . 030 59 . 3 / 8 - 24 x . 89 781 - 0580 Front Axle Arm 712 - 0158 Hex Lock Nut , 5 / 16 - 18 28 . 60 . 726 - 0221 Cap Speed Nut , 1 / 2 720 - 0283 Foam Grip ( Blade Clutch Lever ) 29 . 61 . 734 - 1264 Wheel w / Ball Bearing , 7 x 1.75 747 - 1164 Clutch Rod , 3 / 8 x 33.5 30 . 62 . 714 - 0101 Internal Cotter Pin , . 08 x 1.42 681 - 0044 Edger Base 31 . 63 . 738 - 0898 Front Axle , . 50 x 7.98 720 - 0297 Foam Grip ( Upper Handle ) , 20 32 . 64 . 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 Metallic Red : 0650 Powder Black : 0637 15
MANUFACTURERâS 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 Operatorâs 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 manufacturerâs warranty . Please refer whom it was purchased as a gift . to the applicable manufacturerâs 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 .