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Craftsman 24222 - 42 in. High Speed Sweeper Owner's Manual

42" high performance lawnsweeper


Model No's, 486.24222
Before using this product, read this
manuaU and follow aH Safety RuUes
and Operating
• Safety
• Assembly
• Operation
• Maintenance
• Parts
For Missing Parts or
AssembUy Questions
Call 1-866-576-8388
Sears, Roebuck
and Co., Hoffman Estates,
IL 60179 U.S.A.
www, sea rs,com/craftsman
FORM NO. 49997 (12/05)


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  • Page 1 Safety RuUes • Operation and Operating Instructions. • Maintenance • Parts mMPORTANT: For Missing Parts or AssembUy Questions Call 1-866-576-8388 Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. www, sea rs,com/craftsman PRINTED IN U.S.A. FORM NO. 49997 (12/05)
  • Page 2 ON CRAFTSMAN LAWNSWEEPER When assembled, operated and maintained according to the supplied instructions, if this Craftsman Lawnsweeper fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within two years from the date of purchase, call 1-800-4-MY=HOME to arrange for free repair (or replacement if repair proves impossible).
  • Page 3 These accessories were available when the unit was purchased. They are also available at most Sears retait outlets and service centers. Most Seers stores can order repair parts for you when you provide the model numbers of your tractor and sweeper to the lawn sweeper to help loosen and remove dead i The Front Mount DethatcheD Mode! 486.24219 attaches grass and thatch from the lawn while sweeping.
  • Page 4 SHOWN FULL SmZE ..A L_--\ L ..© NOT SHOWN FULL SIZE ..T ..REF. QTY. DESCRmPTION REF. QTY. DESCRmPTION Hex Bolt, 5/16-18 x 3" Lg, Spacer Bushing, Hex Bolt, 5/16-18 x 2-1/4" Lg, Hairpin Cotter, 1/8" Hex Bolt, 5/16-18 x 1-3/4" Lg, Hairpin Cotter, 3/32"...
  • Page 5 10" TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY STEP - ASSEMBLE HEIGHT ADJ. STRAP Place the spacer bushing (I) into the hole in the height adjustment strap. Place the strap and bushing (1) Hammer between the hitch tubes, aligning them with the rear (2) 1/2"...
  • Page 6 STEP 6a - ASSEMBLE HUTCH BRACKETS STEP - ATTACH HANDLE if the tractor hitch is less than 10" above the ground, Assemble the height adjustment handle to the height place the bent hitch bracket underneath the hitch adjustment tube on the front of the sweeper housing, tubes and place the hitch bracket assembly on top of Use the curved head bolts, bowed washers, lock the hitch tubes.
  • Page 7 ASSEMBLY OF HOPPER BAG STEP - ASSEMBLE TUBES TO BAG Unfold the hopper bag, reverse the fold of the mesh wind screen and then lay the bag out flat with the wind STEP 10- ASSEMBLE UPPER TUBES screen on top= insert the ends of the assembled upper hopper tubes Fit the ends of the two upper hopper tubes into the down through the stitched sleeves in the sides of the...
  • Page 8 STEP 13 - ATTACH BOTTOM Fold the bag flaps around the lower hopper tubes and attach to the bag bottom using the snaps, See figure insert the bag frame strap into the stitched sleeve at the front edge of the bag bottom, See figure 11, BAG FRAME STRAP SNAP STITCHED...
  • Page 9 STEP - ASSEMBLE PIVOT Assemble a vinyl cap (S) onto each bag arm tube as shown in figure 17. Slide the end of the pivot rod through the upper Assemble two palnuts (G) onto the ends of the pivot hopper tube and the hopper mount clamps on one rod using a hammer.
  • Page 10 ATTACHING S WEEPER HITCH TO TRACTOR BRUSH HEIGHT ADJUSTED APPROXUMATELYMInD°WAY Place the tractor and sweeper on a fiat level sutlace, Set the sweeper height adjustment handle to about the middle of its adjustment range, Attach the sweeper hitch to the tractor hitch, arranging the 3/4"...
  • Page 11 KNOW YOUR SWEEPER WUNDSCREEN HEUGHT ADJUSTMENT HANDLE HtTCH BRACKETS BOPPER Hopper Bag Collects grass clippings, leaves and debris, Hopper Rope Permits dumping of hopper bag from driver's seat, Windscreen Helps prevent collected material from being blown out of hopper bag, Bag Arm Tubes Connects the hopper bag to the sweeper housing, Pivot Rod...
  • Page 12 CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILmTmES Read and follow the maintenance schedule and the procedures listed in the maintenance section. MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Fi,, in dates as you _,-_,_" Service Dates complete regular service. Check for loose fasteners Check for worn or damaged parts Lubricate brush shaft bearings _ X ....
  • Page 13 BRUSH REPLACEMENT SPROCKET, CHAIN AND PAWL SERVmCE NOTE: Brush replacement should be done one brush at IMPORTANT: Do not remove both wheels at the same a time. time to avoid mixing of parts. (The R.H. and LH. ratchet sprockets are not interchangeable.) Make notes on the Remove the hopper bag from the sweeper.
  • Page 15 REPAUR PARTS LiST FOR MODELS 486.24222 - 42" HUGH PERFORMANCE LAWNSWEEPER REF, PART DESCRIPTION PART QTY, DESCRIPTION 46776 47477 Hitch Tube, R.H. Tube, Rear Hopper Frame 46777 48726 Hitch Tube, LH. Tube, Lower Hopper Frame 63467 24189 Housing Assembly Strap, Bag Frame 46778 25813 Skirt, 42"...
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