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Craftsman 580.327060 Owner's Manual

120-240 volt/4000 watt a-c portable a-c generator with automatic idle control

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OWNER'S
MANUAL
MODEL NO.
580.327060
CAUTION:
Read and Follow
all Safety Rules
and Instructions
Before Operating
This Equipment
CRRFTSMRNo
120-240 VOLT/4000
WATT A-C
PORTABLE A-C GENERATOR
with Automatic Idle Control
Assembly
Operation
Maintenance
Service and Adjustment
Repair Parts
SEARS
ROEBUCK
AND
Co.,
Chicago,
IL
60684
U.S.A.
o
36
6
PartNo. 80059GS_v3-1./11/90

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  • Page 1 OWNER'S MANUAL MODEL NO. 580.327060 CRRFTSMRNo 120-240 VOLT/4000 WATT A-C PORTABLE A-C GENERATOR CAUTION: with Automatic Idle Control Read and Follow all Safety Rules and Instructions Assembly Before Operating Operation Maintenance This Equipment Service and Adjustment Repair Parts SEARS ROEBUCK Co., Chicago, 60684...
  • Page 2: Safety Rules

    SAFETY RULES & CAUTION: CONTACT ALWAYS SPARK DISCONNECT PLUG, TO PREVENT SPARK PLUG WIRE AND PLACE ACCIDENTAL STARTING WtRE WHERE WHEN SETTING IT CANNOT TRANSPORTING, ADJUSTING OR MAKING REPAIRS TO YOUR GENERATOR. IMPORTANT THIS GENERATOR IS DESIGNED FOR OUTDOOR USE ONLY. USING THIS GENERATOR INSIDE ANY BUILDING OR ENCLOSURE, INCLUDING THE GENERATOR COMPARTMENT OF A RECREATIONAL...
  • Page 3: Maintenance Agreement

    PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a Sears Craftsman Generator. tt has been designed, engineered Generator Specifications and manufactured to give you the best possible depend- ability and performance. RATED MAXIMUM Shoul_you experience any problem you cannot easily POWER 4000 Watts (2.4 kW)
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY RULES ......INSIDE COVER MAINTENANCE MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT ....... General Recommendations ......... 8 CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES ......1 Generator Maintenance ........PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS ........ Engine Maintenance ..........WARRANTY ............. SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS ASSEMBLY Engine Speed ............To Remove Generator from Carton ...... 3 Carburetor ............
  • Page 5: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY 120/240 VOLTS RECEPTACLE: Your a-c generator was completely assembled at the fac- tory. It is ready for use after it has been properly serviced A 240 volts, 20 amp, twistlock type mating connector plug with the recommended lubricating oil and fuel. (Fig.
  • Page 6: Operation

    OPERATION KNOW YOUR GENERATOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR GENERATOR. Compare the illustrationswith your generator, to familiarize yourseff with the locations of various controls and adjustments. Save this manual for future reference. 120/240 VO LTS FUEL TANK SPARK PLUG RECEPTACLE...
  • Page 7: Before Starting Engine

    OPERATION BEFORE STARTING ENGINE ADD OIL: • Place generator on a level surface and remove oil fill plug (Fig. 4). Fill with Sears SAE 30 detergent oil to point indicated on oil dipstick. SAE 10W-30 oil may also beused. DO NOTUSESAE 10W-40OIL.
  • Page 8: Connecting Electrical Loads

    OPERATION CONNECTING ELECTRICAL LOADS • Use this generator to operate 120_240 volts, single phase, 60 Hz, a-c lighting, appliance, tool and motor loads. DO NOT connect 240 volts to the 120 volts duplex receptacles. DO NOT connect any 3-phase loads to panel recep- tacles.
  • Page 9: Don't Overload The Generator

    OPERATION DON'T OVERLOAD THE GENERATOR Some electric motors,such as induction types, require about two and a halt times more watts of power for This generator is equipped with 20-amp circuit breakers, starting than for running. This surge of power lasts only which protect the unit against electrical overload.
  • Page 10: Air Filter

    MAINTENANCE GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS ENGINE MAINTENANCE CHECKING OIL LEVEL The Owner/Operator is responsible for making sure that all periodic maintenance tasks are completed on a timely Oil level should be checked prior to each use or at least basis; that all discrepancies are corrected; and that the unit every five hours of operation.
  • Page 11: Spark Arrestor

    REPLACE SPARK PLUG Change the spark plug every 100 hours of operation or COW:- once each year, whichever comes first. This will help your engine to start easier and run better. Set spark plug gap (Fig. 12) to 0.030 inch (0.76mm). Remove spark plug access cover to gain access to the spark plug.
  • Page 12 SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS Periodic Maintenance Chart P ERIODI(_"MAINTENANCE INTERVAL After First EverY Every Every Once Maintenance Task 2 Hours 5 Hours 20 Hours 25 Hours Annually Other 1, Check engine oil level 2. Change engine oil* 3. Replace paper filter type air cleaner** 4.
  • Page 13: Speed

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS ENGINE SPEED Rotate the THROTTLE counterclockwise and hold it Engine speed was properly adjusted at the factory and should require no additional adjustment. Do not attempt to against the THRO-I-FLE STOP. While holding it in this change engine speed. If you believe the engine is running position, turn IDLE VALVE in slowly and then out too fast or too slow, take your generator to.
  • Page 14: Check Ignition

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS if plug is dry, look for the following: CHECK CARBURETION • Leaking carburetor gaskets Make sure gas tank is filled with clean, fresh gasoline. Make sure fuel shutoff valve is open. Make sure fuel flows • Gummy or dirty carburetor freely through fuel line between tank and carburetor.
  • Page 15 TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION 1. Reset circuit breaker. 1.20 amp circuit breaker open. No a-c output. 2. Fault in generator. 2, Contact Sears Service Dept, 3. Poor connection or defective cord set. 3. Check and repair, 4. Connected device is bad. 4.
  • Page 16 }> "n ,--t SCH[MAnC > 120/24,0 2oA 11 .J-J../ eE_<EN Orr_; [..) J,", 2 o ,u_, _'_c..e. t_t-;ilr _'" €0 I/1 IOL_" t_O'--'l SENSING [_1---°= 11 _1 I_A.sFo..<. ",.4 HOUSING • IDL£ N.-Y..-. CON'TROL _ Zo/24,o AkqP...
  • Page 17 CRAFTSMAN 4000 WATT A-C GENERATOR 580.327060 REPAIR PARTS "_ SUPPLIED WiTH ENGINE ITEM PART NO. QTY. DESCRIPTION ENGtNE-TECUMSEH 8HR 76236 75933 CRADLE,, SEARS 4000 44624 MOUNT, RUBBER 22129 LOCK WASHER-5/16" 36223 CAPSCREW, HEX HEAD-5i16"_18 x 3/4" 33212 CAPSCREW, HEX HEAD-5/16"-18 x 1-1/4" LONG...
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  • Page 19 CRAFTSMAN 4000 WATT A-C GENERATOR 580.327060 REPAIR PARTS ITEM PART NO. DESCRIPTION 24489 SCREW (TAPTITE) - No. 10-32 x 3/8" (14 REQ.) 24944 PLUG, BUTTON -- 1.25" DIAMETER (1 REQ.) 76249 PANEL, END (1 REQ.) 76460 BACK, PANEL SHROUD (1 REQ.)
  • Page 20 '2_. 27._ SUPPLIED WITH ENGINE /'11 ".4...
  • Page 21 CRAFTSMAN 4000 WATT A-C GENERATOR 580.327060 REPAIR PARTS DESCRIPTION ITEM PART NO. HOUSING ADAPTER (1 REQ.) 60220-F LOCKWASHER - 1/4" (4 REQ.) 22O97 LOCKWASHER - 5/16" (9 REQ.) 22129 CAPSCREW, HEX HEAD M8-1.25 x 25ram LONG (2 REQ.) 43107 STATOR ASSEMBLY (1 REQ.) 76256 BAR, STATOR BOLT (2 REQ.)
  • Page 22 CRAFTSMAN 4-CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER" 143.796202 '_178 MODEL end SERIAL NUMBERS HERE i" .i"...
  • Page 23 CRAFTSMAN 4 -CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER: 143.79620; Ref. Part Ref. Part Part Name Part Name 35385 Cylinder (Incl. Nos. 3, 4 Et 5) 34O36 Valve, Intake (Incl. No. 70) (1/32" 27642 Plug, Pipe oversize) 35319 Seal, Oil 27882 Cap, Upper valve spring...
  • Page 24 CRAFTSMAN 4"CYCLE E NGINE MODEL NUMBER" 143.796202 Ref. Part Ref. Part Part Name Part Name 34156A 632351 Tank, Fuel (IncL Nos. 176 8 178) Carburetor {Incl. No. 115) 35355 590633 Cap, Fuel tank Starter, Rewind 30705 Line, Fuel 33279G Gasket Set (Incl. items marked "1...
  • Page 25 l_f. Part Part Name 59O633 StaRer, Rewind Pin, Spring (Inct. No. 7) 58O60O We=her 590861 Spring A_y., Brake _t Dog 59O627 Retainer 59O641 Dog, Starter 59O6O1 Washer 59O632 Pulley 5_451A Rope, Starter 59O629 Spring _ Keeper A_y. 59O387 Handle Auy., Starter 59O634 Housing...
  • Page 26 £RRFTSMRN ° SEA/R@ OWNER'S 120 VOLTS / 4000 WATT A-C MANUAL PORTABLE A-C GENERATOR Each Generator has its own model number. Each engine has its own MODEL NO. model number. 580.327060 The model number for your generator will be found on a decal attached to the control panel shroud.

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