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Craftsman 104.79211 Operator's Manual

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Operator's
Manual
®
4-Cycle
PROPANE POWERED TRIMMER
Models:
104.79212
104.79211
16.4
oz. / 465
g propane
bottle
not included
For assistance
with assembly
or operation
call:
1-800-235-5878
• SAFETY
• ASSEMBLY
• OPERATION
• MAINTENANCE
• TROUBLESHOOTING
• WARRANTY
CAUTION"
Before
using
this
product,
read this
manual
and follow
all
safety
rules
and operating
instructions.
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman
Estates, IL 60179, U.S.A.
Visit our web site: www.sears.com/craftsman
769-03546

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  • Page 1

    Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman ® Estates, IL 60179, U.S.A. Visit our web site: www.sears.com/craftsman 769-03546 • SAFETY • ASSEMBLY • OPERATION • MAINTENANCE • TROUBLESHOOTING • WARRANTY...

  • Page 2

    Bystanders should engines operated be encouraged approached, equipped • Use only Craftsman red medium thickness (85908) or black wide thickness (85909) replacement pertaining Never use metal reinforced These can break off and become dangerous projectiles.

  • Page 3: Starting / Stopping

    • Use only identical replacement designed for this line trimmer. parts or accessories could lead to serious injury to the user, or damage to the unit, and void your...

  • Page 4

    SAFETY & INTERNATIONAL SYMBOLS This operator's manual describes safety and international Read the operator's manual for complete WARNING: Indicates danger, warning May be used in conjunction pictographs. WARNINGi READ OPERATOR'S MANuALI Read the operator's manual(s) and safety instructions. Failure to do S° can result in Serious injury to the operator WEAR EYE AND HEARING PROTECTION WARNING: ©...

  • Page 5

    THE UPPER HANDLE AND SAFETY BAR in the tool kit. Attaching Screws "_'_I (_jk.1U p per Handle bber_Sleeve SafetyBar _ I _"_._-_ Fig. 4 WARNING: To prevent serious injury, never operate trimmer without the cutting in place. Shield position (Fig. attachment...

  • Page 6

    RECOMENDED OIL TYPE Using the proper type and weight ofoil in the crankcase isextremely important. Check the oil before each use and change the oil regularly. Failure to use the correct oil, or using dirty oil, can cause premature engine wear and failure.

  • Page 7

    Contains enough gas to cause serious fire, explosion, and burns. To reduce chance of leak, fire, or explosion: BEFORE USE 1. Check propane cylinder and trimmer with damaged or missing seals. Discard cylinder if dirt or rust particles are in valve area.

  • Page 8

    3-7/8 inch in diameter are the cor - rect canisters (Fig.8). Do not use the smaller diameter canisters as they will not latch securely to the unit and vibration may cause damage to the trimmer tially result in a dangerous leak. Fig. 8...

  • Page 9

    (propane tank on bottom) when unit is oper- ated. A secondary receiving hole is provided for use of a trimmer being used for edging only. No other acces- sory should be used in this secondary hole (90° edging hole) ( Fig.11 ).

  • Page 10

    NOTE: If your unit is equipped with a spring loaded type ON/OFF switch, it will always remain in the ON position. 3. Place trimmer firmly on the ground or a very sturdy work surface. Make sure cutting head is clear of all objects.

  • Page 11

    • Forcing the line into objects such as walls or fence posts NOTE: This unit is equipped This bar helps protect you from "kick-back" which may occur during operation. side of your leg when the trimmer jumps back, prevent- ing the cutting Allow the tip line...

  • Page 12

    Perform these required maintenance the frequency stated in the table. These procedures should also be a part of any seasonal tune-up. NOTE: Failure to maintain your trimmer mended schedule may result in poor performance and/or cause permanent damage to your trimmer...

  • Page 13

    CHANGING THE OIL For a new engine, change the oil after the first 10 hours of operation. Change the oil while the engine is still warm but not hot. The oil will flow freely and carry away more impurities. 1. Unplug spark plug wire to prevent accidental starting. 2.

  • Page 14

    CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT The idle speed of the engine is adjustable. An idle adjust- ment screw is on the rear side of the carburetor (Fig. 21). NOTE: Careless adjustments can seriously damage your unit. Only a Sears or other qualified dealer should make carburetor adjustments.

  • Page 15

    LINE REPLACEMENT For Hassle-Free Cutting Head Always use Craftsman Hassle Free XTRA QUIET Spiral Line. Choose the line size best suited for the job at hand. Red colored line is designed for cutting grass and small weeds. Black colored line is designed for cutting larger weeds and light brush.

  • Page 16

    ROCKER ARM CLEARANCE ADJUSTMENT 1. Remove the four screws on the engine cover with a phillips head screw driver (Fig. 26). 2. Remove the engine cover. 3. Disconnect the spark plug wire. 4. Clean dirt from around the spark plug. Remove the spark plug by using tool provided, turn counterclock- wise.

  • Page 17: Troubleshooting

    Sears or other qualified service dealer for an adjustment ACTION stop the engine &clean the cutting attachment Clean or replace the air filter ACTION the oil. Rein - to start the trimmer SERVICE DEALER.

  • Page 18: Specifications

    ENGINE _ ENGINETYPE DISPLACEMENT CLUTCH TYPE OPERATING R.P.M. IDLE SPEED IGNITION TYPE IGNITION SWITCH VALVE CLEARANCE SPARK PLUG GAP LUBRICATION FUEL CARBURETOR STARTER MUFFLER THROTTLE DRIVE SHAFT AND HOUSING DRIVE SHAFT HOUSING THROTTLE CONTROL APPROXIMATE UNIT WEIGHT C UTTING MEcHANISM CUTTING HEAD DIAMETER TRIMMING LINE CUTTING PATH DIAMETER...

  • Page 19: Warranty

    If this Craftsman product fails due to a defect in material or workmanship Parts and Repair Service Center, or other Craftsman outlet in the United States for free repair (or replacement This warranty applies for only 90 days if this product This warranty covers ONLY defects in materal and workmanship.

  • Page 20

    For expert troubleshooting For repair - in your home - of all major brand appliances, lawn and garden equipment, no matter who made it, no matter who sold it! For the replacement owner's manuals that you need to do-it-yourself. For Sears professional and items like garage door openers and water heaters.

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