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Flooding; Carburetor Adjustments; Propeller Shear Pin - Craftsman Gamefisher 298.585070 Owner's Manual

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OPERATION
WARNING
In case of an Emergency,
the engine can
be stopped
by moving
the Choke
Lever to
Fult Choke
Position..
if the
motor
will
not
be operated
for
a
period
of time,
if it is to be removed
from
the
boat,
or
if it is to be tilted
up, we
r_0rnm_nd
the foll0wing practice to
prevent
spillage
from
the
carburetor;
throat
and
bowl
and
to
prevent
gum.
formations
in
the
carburetor
during
storage:
1.
Close
fuel
shut-off
valve
and
air
vent screw at fuel filler cap.
2.
Allow
motor
to run
at idling
speed
until
it
stops
of
its
own
accord,
• indicating
the
carburetor
has
run
dry..
'
SLOW
/--
Idle Adjusting
Screw
Figure 9
t0,
FLOODING
To clear engine of excess fuel, move choke
lever
tO "Off"
position
and
throttle
lever
to
half
throttle
position.,
Pull
recoil
starter
handle
until engine starts and continues
to run.
11,
CARBURETOR
ADJUSTMENTS
a.
Your
motor
has =a idle adjusting
screw and
the idle speed has been preset at the facYory,
However,
you
may
need to adjust
the
idle
speed using [die Adjusting
Screw.
Turn
the
Screw
clockwise
to
increase
motor
speed
and counter
clockwise
to decrease
it.
The
idle
speed
adjustment
must
be
done
with
throttle
lever at full
closed position
and the_
idle speed
should be as low as possible while
the engine runs steady.
(See Figure 9}
b.
Periodically
check filter for dirt
by unscrew-
ing Sediment
B0wl.
Figure 10
Figure 11
Figure 12
12.
PROPELLER
SHEAR
PIN
&
CHAIN
HOLDER
a,
The
Shear
Pin
is used for
the purpose
of
protecting
the
Drive
Train
and
Gears.
The
Shear
Pin
will
not
prevent
the
proPefler
from
becoming
damaged"
when striking
an
under
water
object.
When
shear
pin
is
broken,
the
engine
will
continue
to
run,
however,
the propeller
will
not be rotating,
CAUTION
]
.Stop
engine
immediately
after
shearing
pin to avoid possible damage to the engine.
b.
To
replace
shear
pin,
shut.
off
motor,
remove
cotter
pin
with
pliers
and
slip off
propeller.
(See Figures
10 & 11 ).
c.
Replace
with
new shear pin located
in shear
pin and cotter
pin holder.
(See Figure
12),
CONTACT
POINT_
CONTACT-BREAKER
AND
TIMING
LOCKING
SCREWS
. CONTACT*BREAKER
eASE
PLATE
Figure 13
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