Do Not Throw Away Operator's Manual Model No. 358.797922-32cc 358.797950-22cc 358.797982-32cc 358.797961-22cc 358.797990-32cc Always Wear Eye Protection . CRAFTSMAN ® 22cc132cc 2-CYCLE ENGINE 155/170 Air Velocity Hours (CST) GASOLINE BLOWER Mon + Sat 7 a.m+- 7 p.m. Sun !0 a.m. - 7 p.m.
SAFETY RULES CAUTION: ALWAYS DISCONNECT SPARK PLUG WIRE AND PLACE WIRE WHERE tT CANNOT I CONTACT SPARK PLUG TO PREVENT ACCIDENTAL STARTING WHEN SETTING UP.t TRANSPORTING, ADJUSTING OR MAKING REPAIRS. OPERATOR SAFETY no longer turning to avoid serious injury from the rotat- ing blades.
SAFETY RULES WARNING THIS POWER UNIT CAN BE DANGEROUS! THIS UNIT CAN CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY OR BLINDNESS TO THE OPERATOR OTHERS. WARNINGS SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IN THIS MANUAL MUST BE FOLLOWED TO PROVIDE REASONABLE SAFETY AND EFFICIENCY IN USING THIS UNIT. THE OPERATOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOLLOWING THE WARNINGS...
CONGRATULATIONS on yourpurchase of a Sears PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Craftsman Gasoline B lower. It hasbeen designed, engi- AIR VELOCITY neered andmanufactured to giveyouthebestpossible 358.797950/358.797961 ...155mph dependability andperformance. 358.797922/358.797982 358.797990 ....... 170mph Should you experience any problems you cannot easily AIR VOLUME...
HARDWARE CONTENTS I..i ill iiiiii ii i i iiii iiii ..IIIIII III III I II I Illll IIIIIIIIIIllLl IIJlll IIIII iiii ii N Parts packed separately in carton VACUUM BAG 358.797982, 358.797950 & 358.797990 OPERATOR'S MANUAL UPPER VACUUM TUBE 358.797982, 358.797950 &...
,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,, ,, ,,,,,, ,,, ..........HOW TO ASSEMBLE YOUR BLOWER VACUUM BAG ASSEMBLY (Fig 2 & 3) • Open the zipper on the large end of the vacuum bag. WARNING • Insert the elbow tube, grooved end first, through the zip- STOP THE ENGINE BEFORE OPENING per opening in the vacuum bag.
ASSEMBLY VACUUM TUBE ASSEMBLY LOCKING TABS (Fig 4, 5, 6, & 7) • Remove the blower tube from the engine.Page 6. • Set the unit, bloweroutletup, on a flat surface.Open the vacuum inlet cover as follows: ELBOW TUBE - Insert a screwdriverintolatch area. TO THE - Gently twist the tip of the screwdriverand open the RIGHT...
OPERATION KNOW YOUR BLOWER (Fig 8) READ THIS OPERATOR'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR BLOWER. Compare the illustrations with your unit to familiarize yourself with the location of the various controls and adjustments. Save this man- ual for future reference. LOCK :FLER &...
IIIIIIIIIIII IIII ..............111111 llll iiii I.._ OPERATION ..................,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ....BLOWER SAFETY WARNING: THE BLOWER CAUSES OBJECTS TO BE THROWN VIOLENTLY. THE OPERATOR MUST WEAR A SAFETY FACE SHIELD OR GOGGLES. ALWAYS WEAR HEAVY, LONG PANTS AND BOOTS. KEEPOTHERSAT LEAST 30 FEET (10 METERS)AWAY.
........,llllll, ii i i i ii ii ii i illlll i OPERATION • iii ,lllll,llL i OPERATING / USE TIPS ASSISTHANDLE OPERATING TIPS -- BLOWER • Always work going away from solid objects such as walls, trees, automobiles, and fences. 1,op •...
SECTION ON PAGE 2 OF THIS MANUAL life up to 5 times longer) and reduced smoke. BEFORE YOU BEGIN. If CRAFTSMAN 40:1 2-cycle AIR-COOLED engine oil is IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND THE FUEL not available, use a good quality 2-cycle AIR-COOLED SAFETY SECTION DO NOT ATTEMPT TO engine oil that has a recommended fuel mix of 40:1.
OPERATION ,,,,,,,, ,, ,, ............STOPPING YOUR ENGINE The engine may sound as if it is trying to start before the 5th pufi. If • Move the stop switch to the "Off" position. so, go to the next step i_iately. •...
..i] i ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ......... CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ....MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Fill in dates as you complete regular service Before After Every Every Every service Dates 5 Hrs. 10 Hrs. Season ,,,,,,, , ,,i ..i ,,, ,, ,, Check for damage or worn parts Check for loose fasteners and parts .............
CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES REPLACE SPARK PLUG (Fig 14) HAZARD AND PRODUCING HARMFUL The spark plug should be replaced each year to ensure the CAUTION: TO AVOID CREATING FIRE EMISSIONS, DO NOT CLEAN FILTER IN engine starts easier and runs better. GASOLINE OTHER FLAMMABLE Spark Plug gap should be .025".
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS =ll,llJ ill,, ii ....i llllll i,ll PREPARATION CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENTS Tools Required: Small standard screwdriver Carburetor adjustment is critical and if done improp- • Stop the engine. Make sure your unit is fully assem- erly can permanently damage the engine as well as bled with the tubes and nozzle in place.
Jl|,,uJJJ1J .... iiiiiiiiii ii SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS i ii i ,,,,,,,,/ ....i1,11 iiii1,1,11 ADJUSTING PROCEDURE CAUTION; A carburetor setting that is too lean (clockwise adjusfment IDLE SPEED ADJUSTMENT mixture speed screw maxi- speed) engine wilt cause dam- • Allow warm engine tO idfe. If engine wil[not idle, turn age=to any 2-cycle engine...
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS STARTER ROPE (Fig 16-22) - Remove the 5 screws from the pulley housing, then Replace the starter rope if the rope breaks or is badly remove the pulley housing and pulley from the engine. worn. NOTE= When replacing an unbroken rope, cut the rope REMOVE and allow the rope to rewind onto the pulley.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS ,="U,HL,_, CLEAN/REPLACE FUEL FILTER (Fig 23 & 24) • Guide rope inside the pulley, then through pulley hole. • Run fuel tank dry of fuel before proceedingwith this step. Figure 16. • Wrap rope counterclockwise around the pulley ratchet •...
Remove any dirt,leaves, oil, buretor. grease, etc. Store in a clean dry area. "CRAFTSMAN 40:1" 2_cycle AIR-COOLED engine oil is • Clean the entire unit. specially blended with fuel stabilizers. If you do not use • Clean air filter Refer to "Customer Responsibilities."...
.... L..J iiu ,,,,, ,,,,,,,,, ,, ..... TROUBLE SHOOTING CHART , ..,, ,,, ........... ,,,, , ..... TROUBLE SHOOTING CHART SYMPTOM CAUSE REMEDY 1. Fill tank with correct fuel mixture. Engine willnot 1. Fuel tank empty. start or will run only 2.
TABLE OF CONTENTS Safety Rules ............Operation ............Product Specifications ........Service and Adjustments ........Customer Responsibilities ......... Storage ............Warranty ............Trouble Shooting ..........Accessories ............. Assembly ............Repair Parts Ordering/Service ..... Back Cover _:L: Llil II LLLIIIIIIIIIIII_III Jllll INDEX ....
CRAFTSMAN ® 22cc/32cc ENGINE Operator's Manual GASOLINE BLOWER Model No. 358.797922-32cc 358.797961-22cc Each Gasoline Blower has its own model number. The model num- 358.797990-32cc ber for your unit wilt be found on a decal attached to the unit. IF YOU NEED REPAIR...