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Craftsman Weedwacker 358.796050 Operator's Manual

1.3 cu.in./21cc 2-cycle 17" cutting path/.065" line gasoline edger
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Operator's Manual
CRRFTSMRN°
1.3 cu. in./21cc 2-Cycle
17 Inch Cutting Path / .065 in. Line
GASOLINE WEEDWACKER ®
Model No.
358.796050
WARNING:
Read and follow all Safety Rules and Operating
Instructions
before first use of this product.
--_-Fe
r answers-to your-q uestionsabout-this=product:
Call 7 am-7 pm, Mon.-Sat.,
or 10 am-7 pm, Sun.
1-800-235"5878
(HourslistedareCe.tralTime)
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA
530-087366
03/02/98
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  • Page 1 CRRFTSMRN° Operator's Manual 1.3 cu. in./21cc 2-Cycle 17 Inch Cutting Path / .065 in. Line GASOLINE WEEDWACKER ® Model No. 358.796050 Read and follow all Safety Rules and Operating WARNING: Instructions before first use of this product. --_-Fe r answers-to your-q uestionsabout-this=product: Call 7 am-7 pm, Mon.-Sat., or 10 am-7 pm, Sun.
  • Page 2 Maintenance Spanish Service & Adjustments Parts and Ordering Back FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN GAS POWERED WEEDWACKER_ LINE TRIMMER Forone yearfrom thedate of purchase,whenthisCraftsmanGas Powered Weedwacker®Line Trimmer is maintained, l ubricated, a nd tunedup according to theoperating and maintenance instructionsin the Operator'sManual,Searswill repair,free ofcharge,any defect in materials or workmanship.
  • Page 3: Operator Safety

    • Keep othersaway when makingcar- away. If approached stop unit immedi- buretor adjustments. ately. • Use only recommendedCraftsman accessories and replacementparts. Eye Protection FUEL SAFETY • Mix and pourfueloutdoors. • Keep away fromsparksor flames ..• Use a container approvedfor fuel. °...
  • Page 4: Carton Contents

    SPECIAL NOTICE: Thisunitis not gasoline powered handtools could causeblood vesselor nervedamage equipped witha temperature limiting muffler andsparkarrestingscreen in the fingers, hands, and joints of whichmeetsthe requirements of Cali- peopleproneto circulation disorders or fornia Cedes4442 and 444-3.All U.S. abnormal s wellings. P rolonged use in coldweatherhasbeen linkedto blood forestlandand tl_estatesof California0 Idaho,Maine,Minnesota,New Jersey,...
  • Page 5: Primer Bulb

    KNOW YOUR TRIMMER READ THIS OPERATOR'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERAT- ING "tOUR UNIT, Compare the illustrationswith your unit to familiarize yourself with the location of the various controls and adjustments, Save this manual for future reference. ._ssistHandle Tube Trimmer Head Shield ._...
  • Page 6: Starting A Warm Engine

    engineand let itrununtilthe fuel lines NOTE: Ifthe enginesoundsas if it is and carburetor are empty. Use fresh tryingto start beforethe 5thpull,go to fuel next season. the nextstep. • Move thechokelever to the Half Never use engine or carburetor clean- Chokeposition. er products in the fuel tank or perma- nent damagemay occur.
  • Page 7 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS as concrete or asphalt can cause ex- OPERATING POSITION cessive wear to the trimmer head. If the line is worn down to 2 in. (5 cm) or less, more than one tap will be re- ALW/_YS WEAR_<_._..._ quired to obtain the most efficient line length.
  • Page 8 MOWING- Your trimmeris idealfor WARNING: Alwaysweareye protec- tion.Never lean overthe trimmerhead, mowingin placesconventional lawn Rocksordebris can ricochet or be mowers cannotreach. In the mowing position, k eepthe line parallelto the thrown intoeyes and face and cause blindness or otherseriousinjury. ground.Avoidpressingthe headinto thegroundas thiscan scalpthe TRIMMING- Hold thebottomofthe ground and damagethe tool.
  • Page 9: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE ..W HENTO pERFORM CARE & MAINTENANCE TASK Check for Loose fastenem and parts Before each use Before each use Check for damaged orwom parts After each use Clean unit and labels Clean air fitter Every 5 hours of operation Replace spark plus Yearly GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS...
  • Page 10: Replacing T Heline

    20 feet of .065" (1.6 retor.Check these conditions before ram) diameter Craftsman ® Pro Trim- adjusting the carburetor. tamer line. Never use wire, rope, The carburetor has been carefully set stdng, etc., which can break off and...
  • Page 11: Adjusting Procedure

    referto troubleshooting chartorcall Based on performance whilecutting, 1-800-235-5878. turnthe mixtureadjustment in t/I 6-turn increments as follows: * Ifengine performance is acceptable at the presetpositions,nofurther • Clockwise untilthe enginehasgood adjustment is necessary. powerwhilecuttingwithno hesita- tion, ADJUSTING PROCEDURE Do notadjust by soundor speed,but Idle Speed judgeby how wellthe engineper- Allow engineto idle,Adjustspeed until...
  • Page 12 TROUBLESHOOTING CHART TROUBLE CAUSE REMEDY Engine w _l not See "Starting Instructions." • Engine flooded. Fill tank with correct fuel mixture. Spark plug not firing. start, i Fuel tank empty. • install new spark plug, Fuel not reaching Check for dirty fuel filter; replace. carburetor.
  • Page 13: Repair Parts

    "H IIII IIIII I I I,I IIIIII REPAIR PARTS ,ll ,,ll iiii Pert No. Ref. Osscr_]on Part No. Description Rex Shaft 530095391 53OO6969O HubAss'y 53001588O Suew_l_roLlle HsgJGearBox 5_401464 Spring 530049107 Tdgger 53O401466 Clip-Relater-Head 53006_888 530401467 Screww/Washer -I-fs_d T_ottle Hag. (Rigl_t) ro_Je Hag.
  • Page 14 , ,,, m,H== ,,,, REPAIR PARTS ..i, ,i 4041 454244_ 51 8 7 35 36 9 I_-- 1723 53 52 Part No. De_;dpuon Ref. Petit No. Dee_lptlon Ref.: Part Description 53OO42O85 Starter Spring 530036577 Muffler Cover 530016131 w,_aher-Fuel Tank 530015775 ;...
  • Page 15 .,,,,ll! i i REPAIR PARTS Carburetor Assembly Kit WA226- #530069754 Ref, Part No, Description LirnlterGap CarburetorRepa_'r Kff 53OO69842 (• Indicates Contents) 530069844 Gasket/Diaphragm Kit (KIT= Indicates Contents) 530035296 Idte Screw& Spring Kit 530035342 Low Speed Spring 530035341 Low Speed Needle...
  • Page 16 ' per s61a 90 dfas a partir de la fecha de com- pra. Si se usa esta Cortandor de Imea Weedwacker de Craftsman pare fines de a[quiler, esta garantfa tendr& validez per s61a30 dfas a partir de la fecha de com- pra.
  • Page 17 Useanteojosde seguddad tra en el manual. sonas s_empre que haga ajustes al carburador. • Use exclusivamente los accesorios y • Mezcle y vierta el combustible al air° !ibre. Sears o liarne al 1-800-554-,6723. SEGURIDAD DEL USUARiO mientras _ste est_ en uso. ' _gll__:_t'_l afdect o drogaso de...
  • Page 18 • Vacfe el tanquede combustible antes equipados c on rejillaantichispa.Si usted deguardar el aparato o de transpor- el aparato dondeexisten talesreglao tarto.Consumatodoel combustible mento,usted tJene ta responsabilided restanteen el caff_umdor p oniendeel jurfdica de instalar y mantener estaspie- motoren marchay dej_ndoloen mar- zas en correcto estadode funCiona- chahastaque le motor se pare solo.
  • Page 19 2 oe seguriaad, no intente abastecer el tiempos enfriados a aim. Recomendamos et aceite de la marca aparato de combustible. Llame at n0mero 1-800-235-5878. Craftsman. Mezcle la gasolina con el eceite en la pmpo_i6n 40:1. (Se obtiene...
  • Page 20 una proporci6n 40:1 mezclando 3.2 podda provocar quemaduras de gra= onzas de acelte con cads galSn de vedad si se toca. gasolina sin plomo). NO USE aceite pars autom6viles ni para barcas. Estos aceBes daSar_.net motor, AI mezdar el combustible,siga las instrucciones impmsas en el recipiente.
  • Page 21 del cebador en la p<_ic[6nOff antes m_s tiempo y tendr& menor probabilidad de soltarel gatilloacelemdor. de "fundirse" en la bobina. AVISO: $i el motorse cala con la pa- Si el cabezal de cotte no gira mientras lanca del cebadoren la posicf6n Off, el motor se encuentra en marcha, mueva la palanca a la posi_i6nHalf y asegt_rese que todas las piezas de la...
  • Page 22 PARA ESCALPAR - La t_cnica del as- puede arrojar violentamente al aire, causando eerie peligro. calpado retira la vegetaoi6n no desea- da. Sostenga el cabezal unos 8 cm (3 • La punta de la Ifnea es la que corta. Se conseguird meier rendimiento y pulgadas) del suelo y en _ngulo.
  • Page 23 CRONOGRAMA DE MANTENIMIENTO TAREA DE CUIDADOY MANTENIM]ENTO CUANDO HACER , Veriiica,rq_e no h'aya' suelto8 ..Antesd._,ca_auso plezas"i f ij_doree Verifiearque no hayapiezas daffada,s, o gastadas Antes de cada uso L.imP_.. r el aparato y susplacas Despu_sde cada uso Limpiarel f!ltrode aim .....
  • Page 24 El combustible vencido, el filtm de aire corte un largo de unoa 6 metros de sue/o, e! fittro combustible sucio o ea Ifnea mama Craftsman con di_,metm motor ahogado pueden darla impre- de 1.6 mrn (0 065 de pulgada). Nun- si6n de carburaci6n desajustada.
  • Page 25 Pdermitido pot el timitador y corte algo • Ponga el motoren marcha y corteel e c_sped.Bas&ndoseen el rendi- c_spedpor3 minutes,luego miento curante e_corte,ajusteet tbmil* porcedacon la secci6nde ajustes. Si e! motorno arranos, veal la Tabla Io de mezcla porincrementos de s6to t/16 de vueita,comose detailsa con- Diagn6stica o Ilame al n_mero tinuaci6n:...
  • Page 26 use exclusivamente combustible • Cambie la bujfa per una nueva del ripe y de la gama de cater recomen. fresco con la prcporc_6ncorrecta de dodos. gasoline a aceite. OTROS Limpie el filtro de airs. Examine todo el aparato para verificar No guarde la f_asolina de una tempo- que no haya tomillos,tuercas ni per- i rada a...
  • Page 28 For the repair or replacement parts you need delivered directly to your home ..Call 7 am - 7 prn, 7 days a week 1-800-366-PART (1-800-366-7278) Para ordenar piezas con entrega a domicilio - 1-800-659-7084 For in-house major brand repair service Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 1-800-4-REPAIR (1-800-473-7247)