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4.5 Horse Power
Model No. 247.770110
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Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179, U.S.A.
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FORM NO. 770-10233G
(8/01 )



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  • Page 1 Safety Rules and Operating Instructions, Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179, U.S.A. Visit our Sears website: Printed in U.S.A. Safety Assembly Operation Maintenance Parts Espa_ol FORM NO. 770-10233G...
  • Page 2 Maintenance Limited Warranty For one (1) year from the date of purchase, ifthis Craftsman Equipment is maintained, lubricated, and tuned up according to the instructionsto the operator's manual, Sears will repair or replace free of charge any parts found to be defective in material or workmanship. Warranty service is available free of charge by returning Craftsman equipment to your nearest Sears Service Center.
  • Page 3 WARNING: This symbol points out important safety instructions which, if not followed, could endanger the personal safety and/or property of yourself and others. Read and follow all instructions in this manual before attempting to operate this machine. Failure to comply with these instructions may result in personal injury.
  • Page 4 i. Never s tore themachine orfuelcontainer inside where thereisanopen flame, s park, orpilotlight(e.g.furnace, water h eater, space heater, c lothes d ryer, e tc.) j. Toreduce afirehazard, keep machine f ree ofgrass, l eaves, or other d ebris build-up. Clean upoilfuelspillage andremove a nyfuel soaked debris.
  • Page 5 Yard Vacuum position. See Figure 1. This Yard Vacuum has been completely assembled at the factory, except for the handle, bag, and blower chute. These parts are shipped loose in the carton. A pair of safety glasses and a 20-oz. bottle of engine oil are also included in the carton.
  • Page 6 • Secure thetwohandles b ytightening theupper wingnuts(carriage b oltsmust b eseated properly intothehandle). • Remove t hehairpin clipsfromthehandle brackets a ndremove t hecarriage bolts andwing nuts fromthelower handle. S eeFigure 3. • Place thebottom holes inlower h andle overthe pinsonhandle brackets a ndsecure withhairpin clips.
  • Page 7 Bag Handle Used to grasp bag in order to assist in attaching, removing, and emptying bag. Craftsman Yard Vacuums conform to the safety standard of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Handle Figure 6 Nozzle Height Adjustment Lever...
  • Page 8 • Remove oil fill dipstick. • With the Yard Vacuum on level ground, use a funnel to fill engine with oil to FULL mark on dipstick. Capacity is approximately 20 oz. Be careful not to overfill. Overfilling will cause the engine to smoke profusely and will result in poor engine performance.
  • Page 9 If engine falters, move control lever to CHOKE position, then back to START/RUN position. 10. ALWAYS keep the throttle control in the START/ RUN position when operating the Yard Vacuum. TO EMPTYBAG • Unhook bag straps from the lower handle and unsnap bag clip from top of the lower handle.
  • Page 10 • Always observe safety rules when performing any maintenance. • The warranty on this Yard Vacuum does not cover items that have been subjected to operator abuse or negligence. To receive full value from the warranty, operator must maintain the equipment as instructed in this manual.
  • Page 11 TO DRAINOIL Drain oil while engine is warm. Followthe instructions given below. • Drain the gas tank, start the engine and let it run until the fuel line and carburetor are empty. • Remove oil fill dipstick. • Tip unit on its side to drain through the oil fill tube. •...
  • Page 12 Do not attempt to increase the engine RPM. If you think that the engine is running too fast or too slow, take your Yard Vacuum to the nearest Sears Service Center for repair and adjust- ment.
  • Page 13 SHARPENING ORREPLACING CHIPPER BLADE Because the engine on this unit has a tapered crankshaft, a special impeller removal tool (part number 753-0900) is required to remove the impeller assembly. For further assistance, contact your Sears Service Center. NOTE: When tipping the unit, empty the fuel tank and keep engine spark plug side up.
  • Page 14 Prepare your Craftsman Yard Vacuum for storage at the end of the season or if the unit will not be used for 30 days or longer. A yearly check-up by your local Sears Service Center is a good way to ensure that the unit runs properly next season.
  • Page 15 Problem Possible Cause(s) Engine fails to start Fuel tank empty or stale fuel. Spark plug wire disconnected. Cannot pull recoil cord. Choke not in ON position. Faulty spark plug. Safety switch not depressed. Safety switch wire is not connected to engine or not properly grounded.
  • Page 16 Sears Craftsman 4.5 H.P. Yard Vacuum To En(" Model 247.770110 Ground To _Mountlng Bracket 4--32...
  • Page 17 For instance, if a part, numbered 700-xxxx, is painted polo green, the part num- ber to order would be 700-xxxx-0689. Polo Green: 0689 Oyster Grey: 0662 Powder Black: 0637 Model 247.770110 Ref. Part No. 710-1054 781-0490 736-0119 712-0411 681-0152...
  • Page 18 Sears Craftsman 4.5 H.P. Yard Vacuum Model 247.770110...
  • Page 19 For instance, if a part, numbered 700-xxxx, is painted polo green, the part num- ber to order would be 700-xxxx-0689. Polo Green: 0689 Oyster Grey: 0662 Powder Black: 0637 Model 247.770110 Ref. Part No. Wheel 9 x 2 734-1992 Shoulder Screw 3/8-16 738-1015 731-0981A...
  • Page 20 Sears Craftsman 4.5 H.P. Engine Model No. 143.004500 For Yard Vacuum Model 247.770110 151A ] 74 _305...
  • Page 21 Sears Craftsman 4.5 H.P. Engine Model No. 143.004500 For Yard Vacuum Model 247.770110 Ref. Part No. Part Description 37266 Cylinder 26727 Dowel Pin 33734 Breather Element 37247 Breather Ass'y 12A. 36558 Breather Cover & Tube 28277 Washer 30589 Governor Rod...
  • Page 22 Sears Craftsman 4.5 H.P. Engine Model No. 143.004500 For Yard Vacuum Model 247.770110 ® _:)=...
  • Page 23 Sears Craftsman 4.5 H.P. Engine Model No. 143.004500 For Yard Vacuum Model 247.770110 Ref. Part No. Part Description 631615 Throttle Shaft & Lever Assembly 631767 Throttle Return Spring 640278 Carburetor 631184 Dust Seal Washer Dust Seal 631183 640070 Throttle Shutter...
  • Page 24 Sears Craftsman 4.5 H.P. Engine Model No. 143.004500 For Yard Vacuum Model 247.770110 7_...__._.1.. _1_._,______ Ref. Part No. Part Description 590737 Rewind Starter 590740 Retainer 590616 Starter Dog 590617 Dog Spring 590618A Pulley & Rewind Spring Ass'y 590687A Starter Housing Ass'y...
  • Page 25 Por un periodo de un a_o a partir de la fecha de compra, Sears reparara gratis cualquier defecto en el material o fabricaci6n de esta aspiradora para jardines Craftsman, siempre y cuando haya sido mantenida, lubricada y afinada de acuerdo alas instrucciones de manejo y mantenimiento dadas en el manual del operador.
  • Page 26 ADVERTENCIA: Este simbolo indica instrucciones de seguridad muy importantes las que, si no se siguen, podrian poner en peligro la seguridad intentar manejar esta aspiradora para jardines, se debe leer y seguir todas las instrucciones aparecen en este manual. Si no se cumplen estas instrucciones se corre el riesgo de sufrir lesiones. Cuando en el manual aparece este simbolo, respetar su advertencia.
  • Page 27 piedras, pedazos devidrio o demetal) ysean lanzados porlaboca dedescarga. AIelevar la boquillaa la posici6n m_s alta tambi_n incrementa la admisi6n d e aireparaIograr mejor funcionamiento del s oplador. • No intentar n unca retirar o vaciar e l recolector mientras e l motor est_funcionando. Apagar e l motor y esperar hasta queel rotor est6detenido antesde retirarel recolector (bolsa).
  • Page 28 Tubo de Guia de Tuerca de mariposa Botella de 20 oz. aceite para motor Tuercas mariposa Manillar inferior Tuercas de mariposa carruaje Figura 1 IMPORTANT:Esta maquina sail6 de fabrica sin gasolina y sin aceite en el motor. Despues de armada, ver la secci6n OPERAClON en este manual para informarse sobre el Ilenado de aceite del motor y el tipo de combustible.
  • Page 29 • Retirar las chavetas de las escuadras del manillar y los tornillos de carruaje (cabeza de hongo y cuello cuadrado) y tuercas de mariposa del manillar inferior. Ver la figura 3. • Colocar el manillar inferior sobre los pasadores en las escuadras y fijarlos con las chavetas, tornillos de carruaje y tuercas de mariposa.
  • Page 30 Se usa para agarrar el recolector y poderlo instalar, retirar y vaciar. NOTE: De conformidad NOTE: Las m_quinas aspiradoras para jardines Craftsman cumplen con las normas de seguridad del Instituto de NormalizaciOn Nacional de EE. UU. (ANSI). Palanca de estrangulador/...
  • Page 31 LLENADO DEGASOLINA Y ACEITE Aceite (una botella de 20 onzas enviada con la mbquina) Usar Qnicamente aceite detergente de buena calidad clasificado con la clasificaci6n de servicio SF, SG o SH de la API. Escoger el grado de viscosidad SAE del aceite de acuerdo con la temperatura de trabajo anticipada.
  • Page 32 3. Cerci6rese dequealambre delinterruptor de bag/chute e steconectado conelmotor y que puesto a tierra alcorchete d emontaje. 4. Eldep6sito d egasolina s edebeIlenar 3 /4por completo a ntesaempezar. Cuando la temperatura es sobre 32°F (O°C): • Mover la palanca de estrangulador/control acelerador a la posici6n RAPIDO.
  • Page 33 astillado Boquilla. Figura 9 PROGRAMA MANTENIMIENTO Lubricaci6n Limpiar el equipo Revisar nivel aceite Campiar aceite motor Limpiarfiltro de aire Limpiar la bujia Limpiar el silenciador Limpiar el motor RECOMENDACIONES GENERALES • Siempre respetar las reglas de seguridad durante los trabajos de mantenimiento. •...
  • Page 34 LUBRICACION • Ruedas - Una vez en la temporada, colocar unas pocas gotas de aceite SAE 30 en cada tornillo de reborde. Ver la figura 13. • Palancas de ajuste de altura de la boquilla - Lubricar estas palancas con aceite ligero. Ver la figura 6.
  • Page 35 SERVICIO DELSILENCIADOR • Inspeccionar el silenciador peri6dicamente y reemplazarlo cuando sea necesario. • Si el motor tiene un chispero, retirarlo cada 50 horas de uso para limpieza e inspecci6n. Reemplazarlo siesta daSado. WARNING: manejar para jardines sin que tenga silenciador. No estorbar escape.
  • Page 36 Apagar el motor. Asegurarse que la maquina esta totalmente detenida. Desconectar el cable de la bujia y conectarlo a tierra antes de desatascar el tubo de descarga. Ver tener acceso a la rejilla de trituraci6n, retirar el recolector o el tubo de soplado de la maquina como se indica en la secci6n OPERACION.
  • Page 37 Cuchilla astilladora VISTA DE ABAJO ARRIBA Figura 16 • Aplicar lubricante alas roscas del extractor del rotor y luego enroscar el extractor en el cig0eSal. Parar cuando el rotor se pueda mover en el cig0eSal. • Retirar el rotor del cig0eSal. Desenroscar el extractor del rotor.
  • Page 38 Preparar la aspiradora para jardines Crafstman para su almacenamiento al final de la temporada o si la maquina va a estar sin usar durante 30 dias o mas. Una revisi6n anual por el centro de servicio Sears local es una buena manera de asegurar que la maquina funcione perfectamente la temporada siguiente.
  • Page 39 Problema Causas posibles El motor no arranca El tanque de combustible esta vacio o combustible esta viejo. El cable de la bujia esta desconectado. No se puede tirar de la cuerda de arranque. El estrangulador esta en la posici6n ON (conectado). La bujia esta mala.
  • Page 40 In U.S.A. or Canada for in-home major brand repair service: Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 1-800-4-MY-HOME SM (1-800-469-4683) Para pedir servicio de reparacibn a domicilio- 1-800-676-5811 Au Canada pour tout le service ou les pi_ces - 1-800-469-4663 For the repair or replacement parts you need: Call 6 a.m.