Greyhound 97964 Set Up And Operating Instructions Manual

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2.5 HP HORIZONTAL OHV
SET uP, OPERATING, ANd SERVIcING INSTRucTIONS
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Read this material before using this product.
Failure to do so can result in serious injury.
©
Copyright
2008 by Harbor Freight Tools
contained herein may be reproduced in any shape or form without the express written consent of Harbor
Freight Tools. Diagrams within this manual may not be drawn proportionally. Due to continuing improvements,
actual product may differ slightly from the product described herein.
For technical questions or replacement parts, please call 1-800-444-3353.
Manual Revised 09i
GASOLINE ENGINE
Model
®
. All rights reserved. No portion of this manual or any artwork
97964
using an engine indoors cAN KILL YOu IN
MINuTES.
Engine exhaust contains carbon monoxide.
This is a poison you cannot see or smell.
NEVER use inside
a home or garage,
EVEN IF doors and
windows are open.
Only use OuTSIdE
and far away from
windows, doors, and
vents.

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  • Page 1: Save This Manual

    SAVE THIS MANuAL. © Copyright 2008 by Harbor Freight Tools contained herein may be reproduced in any shape or form without the express written consent of Harbor Freight Tools. Diagrams within this manual may not be drawn proportionally. Due to continuing improvements, actual product may differ slightly from the product described herein.

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    cONTENTS IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION ... 3 BASIc SPEcIFIcATIONS ... 6 uNPAcKING ... 6 SET uP INSTRucTIONS ... 6 OPERATING INSTRucTIONS ... 7 ENGINE cONTROLS ... 7 STARTING THE ENGINE ... 7 cHEcKING ANd FILLING ENGINE OIL ... 7 cHEcKING ANd FILLING FuEL .. 8 START PROcEduRE ...

  • Page 3: Information

    SAVE THIS MANuAL Keep this manual for the safety warn- ings and precautions, assembly, operat- ing, inspection, maintenance and cleaning procedures. Write the product’s serial number in the back of the manual near the assembly diagram (or month and year of purchase if product has no number).

  • Page 4

    Caution is neces- sary when near the engine’s magneto or recoil starter. Use only accessories that are recom- mended by Harbor Freight Tools for your model. Accessories that may be suitable for one Engine may become hazardous when used on another piece of Engine.

  • Page 5

    Maintain labels and nameplates on the Engine. These carry important information. If unreadable or miss- ing, contact Harbor Freight Tools for a replacement. Have the Engine serviced by a quali- fied repair person using only iden- tical replacement parts. This will ensure that the safety of the Engine is maintained.

  • Page 6: Basic Specifications, Unpacking, Set Up Instructions

    When unpacking, check to make sure that the item is intact and undamaged. If any parts are missing or broken, please call Harbor Freight Tools at the number shown on the cover of this manual as soon as possible. SET uP INSTRucTIONS...

  • Page 7: Operating Instructions, Engine Controls, Starting The Engine, Engine Oil

    Operation of this equipment may create sparks that can start fires around dry vegetation. A spark arrestor may be required. The operator should contact local fire agencies for laws or regulations relating to fire prevention requirements. Note: For additional information regarding the parts listed in the following pages, refer to the Assembly Diagram near the end of this manual.

  • Page 8: Checking And Filling Fuel

    FIGuRE B dIPSTIcK (48) Remove the Dipstick and wipe it off with a clean rag. (See Figure B.) FIGuRE c dIPSTIcK (48) Reinsert the Dipstick completely and remove it to check the oil level. The oil level should be between the high and low marks on the Dipstick.

  • Page 9: Start Procedure, Break-in Period

    NOTE: Always check the Fuel Tank Filter (96) for excess dirt and debris before each use. If necessary, re- move and clean the Fuel Tank Filter. Then re-install the Filter in the Fuel Tank (96) and replace the Fuel Tank Cap (96).

  • Page 10

    2-9/16” (65mm) Hole distance 2-31/64” (63mm) Hole distance 4-3/32” (104mm) Hole distance REV 08e, 08h SKU 97964 For technical questions, please call 1-800-444-3353. Page 10...

  • Page 11: Technical Specifications, Servicing, Maintenance Procedures, Engine Oil Change

    TEcHNIcAL SPEcIFIcATIONS Engine Type 2.5 HP OHV Single Cylinder Bore x Stroke 52mm x 38mm Displacement 79cc Maximum Engine RPM 3600 Engine Model 152F Engine Family 8YAMS.0791ST Engine Shaft Direction Horizontal Rotation viewed from PTO Counterclockwise Facing the (power takeoff - the output Shaft shaft) Shaft Size/Type...

  • Page 12: Air Filter Element Maintenance, Spark Plug Maintenance

    Replace the Drain Plug Bolt and Drain Plug Washer (69). Replace the washer, if damaged. Tighten the plug. (See Figure F.) Refill the oil to the proper level follow- ing the instructions under the “Start- ing the engine” section. Air Filter Element Maintenance FIGuRE G AIR FILTER HOuSING...

  • Page 13: Inspection, Maintenance And Cleaning Schedule, After Initial, Operation Hour Period, Every 25 Operation Hours Thereafter

    INSPEcTION, MAINTENANcE, ANd cLEANING ScHEduLE Note: This maintenance schedule is in- tended solely as a general guide. If performance decreases or if Engine operates unusually, check systems immediately. The maintenance needs of each part of the Engine will differ depending on factors such as duty cycle, temperature, air quality, fuel quality, and other factors.

  • Page 14

    fuel stabilizer’s recommended time period, or if the Engine does not start properly. PLEASE REAd THE FOLLOwING cAREFuLLY THE MANUFACTURER AND/OR DISTRIBUTOR HAS PROVIDED THE PARTS LIST AND ASSEMBLY DIAGRAM IN THIS MANUAL AS A REFERENCE TOOL ONLY. NEITHER THE MANUFACTURER OR DISTRIBUTOR MAKES ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND TO...

  • Page 15: Troubleshooting

    Problem Engine will not FUEL RELATED: start No fuel in tank or fuel valve closed. Choke not in start position, especially with cold engine. Low quality or deteriorated, old gasoline. Carburetor not primed. Dirty fuel passageways blocking fuel flow. Carburetor needle stuck. Fuel can be smelled in the air.

  • Page 16

    Problem Engine misfires Spark plug wire loose. Incorrect spark plug gap or damaged spark plug. Defective spark plug wire. Old or low quality gasoline. Incorrect compression. Engine stops Low oil shutdown. suddenly Fuel tank empty or full of impure or low quality gasoline. Defective fuel tank cap creating vacuum, preventing proper fuel flow.

  • Page 17: Parts List

    CARBURETOR W/CHOKE CARBURETOR SPACER BOLT MUFFLER ExHAUST VALVE INTAKE VALVE DIPSTICK SKU 97964 For technical questions, please call 1-800-444-3353. PARTS LIST CASE COVER THROTTLE FAN COVER POWER SWITCH Page 17...

  • Page 18: Assembly Diagram

    ASSEMBLY dIAGRAM SKU 97964 For technical questions, please call 1-800-444-3353. Page 18...

  • Page 19: Limited 1 Year / 90 Day Warranty, Emission Control System Warranty

    LIMITEd 1 YEAR / 90 dAY wARRANTY Harbor Freight Tools Co. makes ev- ery effort to assure that its products meet high quality and durability standards, and warrants to the original purchaser that for a period of ninety days from date of...

  • Page 20

    30 days. If you have any questions regarding your warranty rights and responsibilities, you should contact the Harbor Freight Tools Customer Service Department at 1-800-444-3353. Harbor Freight Tools Emission control defects...

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