3 – 3.0 HP (Engine Horse Power) Thank you for buying a SNAPPER Product! Before operating your Snow Thrower, read this manual carefully and pay particular attention to the “IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS” on Pages 2 & 3. Remember that all power equipment can be dangerous if used improperly.
If you have any questions pertaining to your snow thrower which your dealer cannot answer to your satisfaction, call or write the Customer Service Department at SNAPPER, McDonough, Georgia 30253. Phone: 800/935-2967.
Spark from the plug could ignite gas exiting engine. 9. Have SNAPPER dealer at least once a year and have the dealer install any new safety devices. 10. Use only genuine SNAPPER replacement parts to assure that original standards are maintained.
DO NOT run engine indoors. 2.1.4. Mix fresh, good quality unleaded gasoline and SNAPPER 2-cycle engine oil or equivalent. Mix fuel and oil to a 32:1 ratio. See Figure 2.2. 2.1.5. Add premix fuel to tank after pushing the machine outside where fumes can safely dissipate.
Replace damaged cord immediately. Contact your SNAPPER service dealer for assistance. To reduce the risk of electric shock, use only with an extension cord intended for outdoor use having a cord type: SW-A, SOW-A, STW-A, STOW-A, SJW-A, SJTW-A or SJTOW-A.
Section 2 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 2.2 STARTING, STOPPING & OPERATION (RECOIL START MODELS) (Go to Page 8 for Electric Start Models) 2.2.1. ENGINE & AUGER 1. Move choke control to the choke “ON” position. See Figure 2.4. NOTE: Stop the auger by releasing the auger control. Stop the engine by turning the key switch to the “OFF”...
Replace damaged cord immediately. Contact your SNAPPER service assistance. To reduce the risk of electric shock, use only with an extension cord intended for outdoor use having a cord type: SW-A, SOW-A, STW-A, STOW-A, SJW-A, SJTW-A or SJTOW-A.
Section 2 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS WARNING Objects can be thrown by the snow thrower while it is in operation. Thrown objects could cause serious injury to the operator or bystanders. Always wear safety goggles or other suitable eye protection. Keep people and pets away from area. 2.2.6.
3.1 INTRODUCTION To retain the quality of the snow thrower, use genuine SNAPPER replacement parts only. Contact a local SNAPPER dealer for parts and service assistance. For the correct part or information for a particular snow thrower, always mention model and serial number.
Section 4 - REPAIR & ADJUSTMENTS WARNING DO NOT attempt any adjustments, maintenance, service, or repairs with engine running. Stop auger. Stop engine. Remove key. Remove spark plug wire and secure wire away from spark plug. 4.1 AUGER BELT ADJUSTMENT/REPLACEMENT When operating machine release the auger clutch control.
Section 4 - REPAIR & ADJUSTMENTS WARNING DO NOT attempt any adjustments, maintenance, service, or repairs with engine running. Stop auger. Stop engine. Remove key. Remove spark plug wire and secure wire away from spark plug. 4.1.3. AUGER BELT REPLACEMENT (Continued From Previous Page) 5.
PROBLEM Engine Will Not Start 1. Fuel tank empty. Using Recoil Starter 2. Engine needs choking & priming. 3. Spark plug fouled or wire disconnected. Engine Will Not Crank 1. Power extension cord not plugged into machine or Using Electric Starter 110 Volt outlet.
For three (3) years from purchase date for the original purchaser's residential, non-commercial use, SNAPPER, through any authorized SNAPPER dealer will replace, free of charge (except for taxes where applicable), any part or parts found upon examination by the factory at McDonough, Georgia, to be defective in material or workmanship or both.
SNOW THROWER SERIES 0 Snapper products are built using engines that meet or exceed all applicable emissions requirements on the date manufactured. The labels on those engines contain very important emissions information and critical safety warnings. Read, Understand, and Follow all warnings and instructions in this manual, the engine manual, and on the machine, engine and attachments.