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Craftsman Weedwacker 358.798090 Operator's Manual

3.7/4.0 amp motor semi-automatic head electric weedwacker

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IMPORTANT MANUAL
Do Not Throw Away
SEA/R8
Operator's
Manual
Model No.
358.798010
(10")
358.798090
(13")
CUSTOMER
ASSISTANCE
1-800-235-5878
HOURS (CST)
I
Mon.-
Sat. 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sun. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
I_
ARNING
READ
THE
OPERATOR'S
MANUAL AND FOLLOWALL
WARNINGS
AND SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS.
FAILURE
TO DO SO CAN RESULT IN
SERIOUS
INJURY.
Always Wear Eye Protection
®
RRFTSMRN
4.0 AMP MOTOR
i-Automatic Head
IC WEEDWACKEW
Assembly
Operation
Customer
Responsibilities
Service and Adjustments
Sears_ Roebuck
and Co., Hoffman
Estates, IL 60179 USA
530-083295
02/06/95

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  • Page 1 IMPORTANT MANUAL Do Not Throw Away SEA/R8 Operator's Manual Model No. 358.798010 (10") 358.798090 (13") Always Wear Eye Protection CUSTOMER ® RRFTSMRN ASSISTANCE 1-800-235-5878 4.0 AMP MOTOR i-Automatic Head IC WEEDWACKEW Mon.- Sat. 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. HOURS (CST) Sun.
  • Page 2 SAFE'rY RULES WARNING - WHEN USING ELECTRIC GARDENING APPLIANCES, BASIC SAFETY PRECAUTIONS SHOULD ALWAYS BE FOLLOWED TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK, AND PERSON- AL INJURY. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS. OPERATOR SAFETY • To reduce the risk of electrical shock this equipment has a polarized plug.
  • Page 3: Safety Rules

    SAFETY RULES DANGER THIS POWER UNIT CAN BE DANGEROUS! THIS UNIT CAN CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY OR BLINDNESS TO THE OPERATOR AND OTHERS, WHEN USING AN ELECTRIC TRIMMER, THESE BASIC SAFETY PRECAUTIONS MUST BE FOLLOWED TO REDUCE THE RISK OF INJURY, FIRE, AND ELECTRIC SHOCK. FAILURE TO FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS CAN RESULT IN BLINDNESS OR OTHER SERIOUS INJURY.
  • Page 4: Product Specifications

    CONGRATULATIONS on your purchaseof a Sears Craftsman Electric Weedwacker. It hasbeendesigned, engineeredand manufactured t o give you the best PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS possible dependability andperformance. Shouldyouexperience a nyproblems youcannot e asily remedy,pleasecontactyour nearestSears Service VOLTAGE: ..120 Volts A.C. Center/Department. Searshascompetent, w elltrained technicians a ndthe proper toolstoservice or repair this AMPS ...
  • Page 5 TABLE OF CONTENTS Safety Rules ........Customer Responsibilities ...... Product Specifications ......Service and Adjustments ....... Warranty ........Storage ........: 12 Accessories ........Trouble Shooting ......Assembly ........Operation ........Repair Parts Ordering/Service ..Back Cover INDEX II II Maintenance Schedule ......
  • Page 6: Hardware Contents

    HARDWARE CONTENTS LOOSE PARTS IN CARTON NOT SHOWN ACTUAL SiZE REMOVE WEEDWACKER FROM CARTON. • Remove loose parts included with Weed- wacker. • Remove all packing material. • Check carton thoroughly for additional loose parts. TOOLS REQUIRED • None O3erator's Manual ASSEMBLY NOTE: Do not remove the tape secured to the line limiter.
  • Page 7: Operation

    OPERATION KNOW YOUR WEEDWACKER (Fig. 3) READ THIS OPERATOR'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR WEEDWACKER ®. Compare the illustrations with your unit to familiarize yourself with the location of the various controls and adjustments. Save this manual for future reference. RECESSED j'_'_'_- _t.=_ _ TRIGGER HANDLE...
  • Page 8: Operation Safety

    • ,,=l i i L OPERATION SAFETY & WARNING THE RAPIDLY MOVING LINE CAUSES OB- Thrown JECTS TO BE THROWN VIOLENTLY. SHIELD WILL NOT PROVIDE COMPLETE PROTECTION TO THE OPERATOR OR OTH- ERS. THE OPERATOR MUST WEAR A SAFE- FACE SHIELD GOGGLES.
  • Page 9: Assist Handle Adjustment

    OPERATION STOPPING YOUR UNIT ASSIST HANDLE ADJUSTMENT (Fig. 5) • Release the trigger switch. • Remove finger from trigger switch to turn off trimmer. • Loosen wing nut. • Slide assist handle up & down tube with left hand to a STARTING YOUR UNIT...
  • Page 10 OPERATION • MOWING Your trimmer is ideal for mowing in places OPERATING / USE T!PS (Fi 9. 7, 8, 9, & 10) conventional lawn mowers cannot reach. Keep the WARNING ..line parallel to the ground. DO NOT CROWD LINE WHEN CUTTING MOWING AROUND HARD...
  • Page 11: Maintenance Schedule

    CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Before After Service Dates Fill in dates as you complete regular service. Check for damaged or worn parts. Check for loose fasteners and parts. Clean unit and labets BEFORE EACH USE GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS CHECK FOR DAMAGED/WORN PARTS The warranty on this unit does not cover items that have •...
  • Page 12: Line Replacement

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS LINE REPLACEMENT INSTALLING THE SPOOL Cuting line may be replaced by one of two different methods: rewinding the existing spool or installing a • insert line into hub as shown. prewound spool. • Align the notch with the line exit hole. •...
  • Page 13: Troubleshooting Points

    TROUBLE SHOOTING POINTS TROUBLE SHOOTING CHART SYMPTOM CAUSE REMEDY Semi-automatic 1. Crowding trimmer line against material Back trimmer head away from grass being head stops under a being cut. cut; allow tip of line to do the cutting. load or does not 2.
  • Page 14: Customer Assistance

    S_E S CRRFTSMgN o 3.0/3.3 AMP MOTOR Operator's 10"/13" Semi-Automatic Head Manual ELECTRIC WEEDWACKER _ Model No. Each Electric Weedwacker ® has itsown model number, The model 358.798010 (10") number for your unit will be found on a decal attached to the unit. 358.798090 (13") All parts listed herein may be ordered through Sears, Roebuck and...

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