Operators Manual HYDRAULIC BOTTLE JACK Model 50284 - 12 Ton Capacity Model 50285 - 20 Ton Capacity • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Parts U.S. Patent: 5,946,912 BEFORE using this product, read this manual and follow all its Safety and Operating instructions.
Service CRAFTSMAN ONE YEAR FULL If this Craftsman product fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, return it to any Sears store or other Craftsman outlet in the United States for free replacement.
• Study, understand, and follow all instructions provided with and on this device before use. • Do not exceed rated capacity. • This is a lifting device only. • After lifting, immediately transfer the load to appropriately rated vehicle stands. •...
CARTON CONTENTS Inside the box, you will find (see Fig. 1): 1. A jack 2. A rubber handle holder 3. A 2-piece handle Jack Rubber handle holder 2-piece handle A. Handle B. Handle Socket C. Oil Filler Plug D. Saddle E.
KNOW YOUR JACK (refer to Fig. 3, page 4) • Compare these illustrations with your jack BEFORE operation and/or oil level maintenance to become familiar with the location of various jack components. BEFORE USE Occasionally during shipment and/or handling, air gets trapped in the hydraulic s y s t e m , w h i c h i n t e r f e r e s w i t h j a c k performance.
3. After removing jack from under the load, push saddle down to reduce ram exposure to rust and contamination. MAINTENANCE 50284 12 Tons 20 Tons 5-1/8 in. X 5-1/4 in. 5-15/16 in. X 6-1/4 in. 18-5/8 in. (473mm) 18-11/16 in. (475mm) 9-7/16 in.
MAINTAINING OIL LEVEL Important: When adding or replacing oil, ALWAYS use a good grade Hydraulic Jack oil. DO NOT use Hydraulic Brake Fluid, Alcohol. Glycerine, Detergent, Motor Oil or dirty oil. Use of an improper fluid can cause serious internal damage to your jack. ADDING OIL •...
The Model Number and Serial Number are found on the jack label and handle socket. Always mention the Model Number and Serial Number when requesting service or repair parts for your jack. 12 TON : 50284 20 TON : 50285 AVAILABLE REPLACEMENT PARTS Model No.
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