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Maintenance; Using The Snowblade; Customer Responsibilities; Lubrication Points - Craftsman 486.24443 Owner's Manual

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Wheel weights
and tire chains must be used with
your snow blade for traction.
These accessorlea
are available
at your nearest Sears rata, store.
Using the Snowblads
Prepare the lawn tractor engine for cold weather
using instructions furnished with the lawn tractor.
Always begin with the transmission in first (low)
gear and gradually increase speed as required.
Do not repeatedly push snow in the same direction,
causing excessive build up with each successive
pass.
To reduce icing on the blade, allow the lawn tractor
and blade to adjust to outdoor temperature before
operating.
For improved snow removal performance, coat the
blade with automotive type paste wax.
A
A
&
CAUTION:
Inspect carefully the area
to be worked before operating the
snow blade. Avoid pipes, roots, curbs
or other heavy obstructions.
CAUTION:
Know the terrain, Avoid
exceptionally steep slopes or drop
offs which may be. hidden by the
snow. Never run the snow blade into
heavy material at high speed,
CAUTION:
Always lower the blade
to the ground before leaving the
tractor.
CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES
Read and follow the maintenance schedule and the
procedures listed in the maintenance section.
Fill in datesas you
Checkfor loosefasteners
X
Check for wornor damagedparts
X
CleanBlade
X
X
Lubricate Blade
X
Service Dates
Dudng the operating season, check all bolts, nuts and
hairpin cotters to be sure they are secure.
Lubrication Points
Lubricate all pivot points to help maintain proper
operation of blade. Use grease packet furnished
with the snow blade for lubrication of the upper
portion of the lift handle rod. See figure 21.
GREASE
LUBRICATE
FIGURE 21
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