Craftsman 247.797855 Owner's Manual page 12

5 horsepower 3 cutting stage mulching and bagging
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AIR CLEANER
The air cleaner
prevents
damaging
dirt, dust, etc.
from entering the carburetor and being forced into the
engine
and is important
to engine
life and per-
formanceo
Never run your engine without air cleaner
com-
pletely assembled.
To Service Air Cleaner:
Service pre_cleaner after every 25 hours of use, or at
least once a season° Service
cartridge
every
100
hours of use, or at least once a season_ Service pre-
cleaner and cartridge more often under dusty condi-
tions.
e Loosen screw and remove cover,.
e To service
pre-cleaner,
wash in liquid detergent
and water° Squeeze dry in a clean cloth. Saturate
in engine oil Squeeze in a clean, absorbent cloth
to remove all excess oilo If pre-cleaner is very dirty,
replace it.
e To service cartridge, clean by tapping gently on a
f!at surface. If very dirty, replace _ Do net 0!l car-
tridgeo
NOTE: Do not use petroleum solvents (eg
kerosene)
or pressurized air to clean cartridge_ They will cause
cartridge to deteriorate
• Reinstall cartridge and pre-cleaner_
e Replace cover, and tighten screws securely.
Scre__
Screw
__-_',--Cover
_. :--.._--..-_
=J Pre-Cleaner
_j
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FIGURE 15.
CLEAN ENGINE
Clean engine periodically_
Remove
dirt and debris
with a cloth or brush. Cleaning with a forceful spray of
water is not recommended
as water could contami-
nate the fuel system
Yearly
or every 25 hours, whichever
occurs
first,
remove
the blower
housing
and clean
the areas
shown in figure 16 to avoid overspeeding,
overheating
and engine damage.. Clean more often if necessary.
WARNING:
PERIODICALLY
CLEAN MUF-
FLER AREA TO REMOVE
ALL GRASS,
DIRT AND COMBUSTIBLE
DEBRIS.
CLEANING
e The chipper-shredder
may be cleaned by running
water from a hose through
the hopper assembly
and chipper chute with the engine running. Allow
the chipper-shredder
to dry thoroughly.
e Wash the bag periodically with water. Al!ow to dry
thoroughly in the shade,. Do not use heat,.
FIGURE 16.
SPARK PLUG
The spark plug should be cleaned and the gap reset
to B30" at least once a season or every 50 hours of
operation° See figure 17.. Spark plug replacement
is
recommended
at the start of each season, Refer to
engine parts list for correct spark plug type_
NOTE:
Do not sandblast
spark
plug. Spark
plug
should be cleaned by scraping or wire brushing and
washing with a commercial solvent,
.030" Feeler Gauge
\
FIGURE 17.
Spark Plug
MUFFLER
Do not operate the chipper-shredder
without a muffler
or tamper with the exhaust system. Damaged mufflers
or spark arresters could create a fire hazard_ Inspect
periodically,
and replace if necessary,. If your engine
is equipped with a spark arrester screen assembly,
remove every 50 hours for cleaning and inspection..
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