(Section 4442 of the California Public Resources Code). Other states may have similar laws. Federal laws apply on federal lands. A spark arrester for the muffler is available through your nearest engine authorized service dealer or contact the service department, P.O. Box 361131 Cleveland, Ohio 44136-0019. CUB CADET LLC, P.O. BOX 361131 CLEVELAND, OHIO 44136-0019 FORM NO. 769-01791A PRINTED IN U.S.A.
A chute clean-out tool is fastened to the top of the auger housing with a mounting clip. The tool is designed to clear a chute assembly of ice and snow. This item is fastened with a cable tie at the factory. Cut the cable tie before operating the snow thrower.
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 Safe 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.
Operation 1. Do not put hands or feet near rotating parts, in the auger/impeller housing or chute assembly. Contact with the rotating parts can amputate hands and feet. 2. The auger/impeller control lever is a safety device. Never bypass its operation. Doing so makes the machine unsafe and may cause personal injury.
Setting Up Your Snow Thrower All references in this manual to the left or right side of the snow thrower is from the operating position only. Exceptions, if any, will be specified. IMPORTANT: This unit is shipped with the engine full of oil.
CAUTION: Prior to operating your snow thrower, refer to Auger Control Test in Operation section. Read and follow all instructions carefully, and perform all adjustments to verify your snow thrower is operating safely and properly. Shear Pin Storage Holes are located in the plastic dash panel for convenient shear pin storage.
Operating Your Snow Thrower WARNING Read, understand, and follow all instructions and warnings on the machine and in this manual before operating. Use extreme care when handling gasoline. Now that you have setup your snow thrower, it’s Gasoline is extremely important to become acquainted with its controls and flammable and the vapors features.
Auger Control The auger control is located on the left handle. Squeeze the control grip against the handle to engage the augers and start snow throwing action. Release to stop. Drive Control/ Auger Control Lock The drive control is located on the right handle. Squeeze the control grip against the handle to engage the wheel drive.
Gas & Oil Fill-Up Service the engine with gasoline and oil as instructed in the Tecumseh Engine manual packed separately with your snow thrower. Read instructions carefully. Starting The Engine 1. Attach spark plug wire to spark plug. Make certain Operating the metal loop on the end of the spark plug wire (inside the rubber boot) is fastened securely over the...
To Engage Drive 1. With the engine running near top speed, move shift lever to one of six FORWARD positions or two REVERSE positions. Select a speed appropriate for the snow conditions that exist. 2. Squeeze drive control against the right handle and the snow thrower will move.
Making Adjustments WARNING Read, understand, and follow all instructions and warnings on the machine and in this manual before operating. Never attempt to make any adjustments while the engine is running, except where specified in operator’s manual. This Operator’s Manual may cover a range of product specifications for various models.
You can also check the adjustment as follows: 1. With the snow thrower tipped forward (be certain to drain gasoline or place plastic film under the gas cap if the snow thrower has already been operated), remove the frame cover underneath the snow thrower by removing the self-tapping screws.
Maintaining Your Snow Thrower WARNING Always stop engine, disconnect spark plug, and ground against engine before performing any type of maintenance on your machine. IMPORTANT: Avoid oil spillage on rubber friction wheel and aluminum drive plate. Do not overfill the gear case. Damage to the seals could result.
Shave Plate and Skid Shoes The shave plate and skid shoes on the bottom of the snow thrower are subject to wear. Check these periodi- cally and replace as necessary. Replacing Skid Shoe 1. Remove four carriage bolts, hex nuts, and washers which attach the two skid shoes to the snow thrower on each side of the housing.
Maintaining Your Snow Thrower WARNING Always stop engine, disconnect spark plug, and ground against engine before performing any type of maintenance on your machine. 1. Roll auger belt off the pulley as shown in Figure 23. 2. a. Turn the shoulder screw a half a turn and slide it out b.
Cadet Service Dealer if your friction wheel rubber needs to be replaced or phone Customer Support as instructed on page 2 for information on ordering a Cub Cadet Service Manual. Also, refer to the Drive Control adjustment in the “Mak- ing Adjustments”...
If the snow thrower will not be used for 30 days or longer, or if it is the end of the snow season when the last pos- sibility of snow is gone, the equipment needs to be stored properly. Follow storage instructions below to ensure top performance from the snow thrower for many more years.
1. Stop engine immediately and discon- nect spark plug wire. Tighten all bolts and nuts. If vibration continues, have unit serviced by a Cub Cadet Service Dealer. 1. Connect and tighten spark plug wire. 2. Remove ice and snow from gas cap.
MANUFACTURER’S LIMITED COMMERCIAL WARRANTY FOR: The limited warranty set forth below is given by Cub Cadet LLC with re- spect to new merchandise used for commercial purposes and purchased and used in the United States and/or its territories and possessions, and...
MANUFACTURER’S LIMITED WARRANTY FOR The limited warranty set forth below is given by Cub Cadet LLC with respect to new merchandise purchased and used in the United States, its possessions and territories, and by MTD Products Limited with respect to new merchandise purchased and used in Canada and/or its territories and possessions.