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Throttle; Customer Responsibilities; Trouble Shooting - Craftsman 79585 Owner's Manual

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TROUBLE SHOOTING
PROBLEM
CORRECTIVE
ACTION
Engine fails to start
Fill tank with clean, fresh fuel.
• Connect wire to spark plug.
• Follow priming instructions in operation section.
• Move throttle control to FAST position.
Loss of power;
operation erratic
POSSIBLE CAUSE(S)
• Fuel tank empty, or stale fuel.
• Spark plug wire disconnected.
• Engine not primed correctly.
• Throttle control not in correct
starting position.
• Faulty spark plug.
• Spark plug wire Joose.
• Blocked fuel line or stale fue!.
• Water or dirt in fuel system.
• Carburetor out of adjustment.
• Dirty air cleaner.
Engine overheats
• Carburetor not adjusted
• Contact your SEARS Service Center.
propedy.
Engine oil level low.
• Fill crankcase with proper oil.
Too much vibration
• Loose parts or damaged
• Stop engine immediately and disconnect
impeller,
spark plug wire. Tighten all bolts and nuts.
Make all necessary repairs. If vibration continues,
have unit serviced by a SEARS Service Center.
Unit does not
Discharge chute clogged.
• Stop engine immediately and disconnect
discharge
spark plug wire. Clean flail screen and inside
of blower housing. See Service/Adjustments
section of this manual.
Foreign object lodged in impeller.
• Stop engine immediately and disconnect
spark plug wire. Remove lodged object.
Rate of discharge
• Shredding blade and/or chipper
• Sharpen or replace shredding and chipper
slows considerably or
blades dull.
blades.
composition of
discharged material
changes
NOTE:
For repairs beyond
the minor adjustments
listed above, please
contact your nearest
SEARS
Service
Center.
HOW TO ORDER REPLACEMENT
PARTS
• Clean, adjust gap or replace.
• Connect and tighten spark plug wire.
• Clean fuel line; fill tank with clean fresh gasoline.
• Disconnect fuel line at carburetor to drain fuel
tank. Refill with fresh fuel.
• Adjust carburetor or contact your SEARS
Service Center.
Service air cleaner. See Customer Responsibilities
section of this manual.
Each chipper-shredder
has its own model number.
Each engine has its own model number.
The model number for your chipper-shredder
will be
found on a label attached to the frame.
The model number for the engine will be found on the
blower housing of the engine.
All parts listed herein may be ordered through Sears,
Roebuck
and Co. Service Centers
and most Retail
Stores.
WHEN ORDERING
REPAIR PARTS, ALWAYS GIVE
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
*PRODUCT - "5 H.P. Chipper-Shredder"
*MODEL NUMBER - 247.795850
*ENGINE MODEL NO. - 143.955003
*PART NUMBER
*PART DESCRIPTION
Your Sears merchandise
has added value when you
consider
that Sears
has service
units nationwide
staffed with Sears trained technicians...professional
technicians
specifically
trained
on Sears products,
having the parts, tools and the equipment
to insure
that we meet our pledge to you..."we service what we
sell."
IF YOU NEED REPAIR
SERVICE
OR PARTS:
REPAIR
SERVICE
1-800-4-REPAIR
(1-800-473-7247)
ORDERING
PARTS
1-800-FON-PART
(1-800-366-7278)
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