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Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman
IL 60179, U.S.A.
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  • Page 1 Operator's Manual I:RRFTSMRN ° 6.5 Horse Power LOG SPLITTER Model No. 247.77466.1 • SAFETY ASSEMBLY OPERATION MAINTENANCE PARTS LIST CAUTION: Before using this product, read this manual and follow safety rules and operating instructions. Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179, U.S.A.
  • Page 2: Limited Warranty

    Engine(fuelsystem)cleaningor repairscausedbyfuel determineto be contaminated or oxidized(stale).In general,fuelshouldbe used within30 daysof its purchasedate. Equipmentusedforcommercialor rentalpurposes. WARRANTYSERVICEIS AVAILABLE BY RETURNING THE CRAFTSMAN SNOWTHROWERTOTHE NEAREST SEARSPARTS& REPAIR CENTERIN THE UNITEDSTATES. This warrantyappliesonly whilethis productis in use in the United States. TO LOCATE THE NEARESTSEARSPARTS & REPAIRCENTERORTO SCHEDULE SERVICE, SIMPLY CONTACTSEARSAT1-800-4-MY-HOME®.
  • Page 3 Congratulations on makinga smartpurchase.YournewCraftsman® Purchase a RepairProtectionAgreementnowand protectyourself productis designedand manufactured for yearsof dependableopera- from unexpectedhassleand expense. tion. But likeall products,it mayrequirerepairfrom time to time.That's Onceyou purchasethe Agreement,a simplephonecall is all that it whenhavinga RepairProtectionAgreementcansave you moneyand takesfor you toscheduleservice.Youcan call anytimeday or night, or aggravation.
  • Page 4: General Practices

    personal safety and/or property of yourself and others. Read and follow all instructions i n this manual before l_lk ARNING: This symbol points out important s afety instructions w hich, ifnot followed, could endanger the attempting to operate this machine. Failureto comply with these instructions m ay result in personal injury. When you see this symbol- heed itswarning.
  • Page 5: Operation

    f. Never o verfill t hefueltank.Filltankto nomorethan1/2inchbelow 15.Thismachineshouldnotbe towed on anystreet, highwayor public bottom offillernecktoprovide space forfuelexpansion. roadwithoutcheckingthe existingfederal,state, or localvehicle g. Replace gasoline capandtighten securely. requirements. A ny licensingor modificationssuchas taillights,etc., h. If gasoline is spilled, w ipeit offtheengine andequipment, move neededto comply,is the sole responsibility of the purchaser.If a machine toanother a rea.Wait5 minutes before starting theengine.
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT: Y ourlog splitteris shippedwith motoroil in the engine. However, y ouMUSTcheckthe oil levelbeforeoperating.Be careful notto overfill. NOTE:All referencesin this manualto the left or rightside of the log splitteris fromthe operatingpositiononly. Removing Unit From Carton 1. Pry the top, sides,and endsoff crate. 2.
  • Page 7: Preparing The Log Splitter

    --,, 2. Disconnectthe dislodgerfrom the beamweldbracketby removing the six hexscrews.See Figure3-4. 3. Disconnectthe log cradlefrom the beamon the side of thecontrol valve.SeeFigure3-5. 4. Lift and slide the cylinderup to the top of beamand intothe weld brackets. 5. Attachthe dislodgeroverthewedgeassemblyand securewith hardware,previouslyremoved,to the weld brackets.
  • Page 8 linder 3ontrol Handle BeamAssembly Tongue Jack Stand Vertical Log Cradle Beam Lock Tail Light (If Equipped) if ..Horizontal Beam Lock Vertical Beam Lock Figure 4-1 WARNING:Readthis operator's manual and safety rulesbeforeoperatingyour log splitter.Compare properoperation.Know how to stop the machine WARNING: Be familiar with all controlsand their the illustrations below with your equipmentto and disengage them quickly.
  • Page 9: Gas And Oil Fill-Up

    --,, Engine Controls Stop Switch Pushbuttonto ON prior to chokingfor enginestart; pushto OFF to shut enginedown. Choke Control The choke controlis usedto choke off the carburetorand assist in startingthe engine. Starter Handle The starterhandle is locatedon the engine.Pull the starterhandleto startengine.
  • Page 10 fler and surrounding areas are hot and cancausea WARNING:When startinga warm engine,the muf- burn.Do not touch. Using the Log Splitter 1. Placethe log splitteron level,dry ground. 2. Placethe beamin eitherthe horizontal o r verticalpositionand lock in placewith the appropriatelocking rod. 3.
  • Page 11 Horizontal Position 1. Pull theverticalbeamlock out and rotate it down.See Figure4-1. Pivotbeamto the horizontalposition.The beamwill lockautomati- cally in horizontal p osition. 2. Standbehindthe reservoirtank to operatecontrol handleand to stabilizethe log. Operating Tips Always: 1. Use cleanfluidand cheekfluid levelregularly. 2. Use an approvedhydraulicfluid. Approvedfluids includeDexron® III/Mercon®...
  • Page 12 Gib Adjustment Periodically removeand replacethe "gibs"(spacers)betweenthe wedgeassemblyand the back plate. NOTE:The gibs maybe rotatedand/or turnedoverfor evenwear. Adjustment 1. Loosenthe lock nuts undereachback plateand slidethe gibs out. Bolt See Figure5-1. 2. Turnor replacethe gibs. 3. Reassembletheback plateand securewith the lock nuts. 4.
  • Page 13 1. Removethreenuts that securethe pumpto thecouplingshield. Twonuts are at the bottomcornersand one is in the top center. See Figure5-2. 2. Removethepump. 3. Rotatethe engineby slowlypullingstarterhandleuntil engine couplinghalf set screwis visible.Loosenset screwusingallen wrenchand slidecouplinghalfoff engineshaft. 4. Loosenset screwon pumpcouplinghalfand removecouplinghalf. 5. Slide newenginecouplinghalf ontothe engineshaft untiltheend of Screw the shaftis flush with the inner portionof the couplinghalf.
  • Page 14: Maintenance

    Maintenance Schedule SERVICEDATES TASKS Figure 5-1 General Recommendations ments without first stopping engine,disconnecting Alwaysobservesafety ruleswhenperforminganymaintenance. ARNING:Do not at any time make any adjust- spark plug wire,and grounding it against the The warrantyon this log splitterdoesnot coveritemsthat have engine.Always wearsafety glasses during opera- been subjectedto operatorabuseor negligence.
  • Page 15 Hydraulic Fluid and Inlet Filter • Cheekthe hydraulic fluid levelin thelogsplitterreservoirtank beforeeach use. Maintainfluid level w ithin therangespecifiedon thedipstickat all times. ,, Changethe hydraulicfluid in the reservoirevery 100hoursof , ..operation.Followthe stepsbelow: 1. Disconnectthe suctionhosefrom thebottomof the reservoirtank. 2. Carefullyunthreadthe inlet filterand clean it with penetratingoil. See Figure5-2.
  • Page 16 Servicecartridgeevery 25 operatinghoursor everyseason.Service cartridge moreoften underdusty conditions. To Service Air Filter 1. Loosenair cleanercover screw,butdo not removescrewfrom cover.Swingcoverdownto removefrom hinge. 2. Inspectfilter for discolorationor dirt accumulation. I f eitheris present,proceedas follows: a. Cleaninsideof bodyand coverthoroughlyand removecartridge. b. Reassemble newcartridgein the body. Swingcoverdown and tightenthe screwloosenedearlier.
  • Page 17 Prepareyour log splitterforstorageat the end of the seasonor if the 2. Start the engineand let it run untilthe fuel linesand carburetorare log splitterwill notbe usedfor 30 days or more. empty. IMPORTANT: N everuseengineor carburetorcleanerproductsin the fuel tank or permanent d amagemayoccur.Usefresh fuel nextseason. fuel tank insideof buildingwherefumes may reach ARNING:Neverstore machine withfuel in the an open flame or sparkor where ignitionsources...
  • Page 18 Problem Cause Hemedy Engine fails to start 1. Sparkplug wire disconnected• 1. Connectwireto sparkplug. 2 Fueltank erupt or stale fuel 2 F tank wth c ean,fresh gaso ne • 3. Chokelevernotin CHOKEposition• 3. Movechoketo CHOKEposition• 4 Fault sparkplug 4 Servicesparkplug following •...
  • Page 19 Problem Cause Remedy -Slow Cy!inder Shaft Gear sectionsdamaged; Return unittOSearsserviceCenter• Speed whileextending 2, Excessive pump inlet v acuum. 2. MakeCertain pump inlethosesare retracting. unblOCked. Usesh0rt, Charand large diameterin!ethoses. 3 Return unttoSears Servce Center & Sowengnespeed. 4 Return untto _ears servce center 4.
  • Page 21 Craftsman 6.5 H.P. Log Splitter Model 247.77466.1 Ref. Part No. Description Ref. PartNo. Description 718-0769A HydraulicCylinder 710-0650 TT Screw,5/16-18x.875 727-04166 HydraulicTube 712-04065 FlangeLockNut, 3/8-16 710-1018 HexCap Screw1/2-20x 2.75 781-04129 Log Tray 737-0192 90 DegreeSolidAdapter 681-04040 FrameAssembly 718-0481A ControlValve 710-0521 Hex Bolt3/8-16x 3"...
  • Page 22 i 1019 LABEL KITJ 383_ i 1330 REPAIR MANUAL 11058 OWNER'S MANUA_ 5O5 °...
  • Page 23 Sears Craftsman 6.5 H.P. Engine Model No. 123K02 For Log Splitter Model 247.77466.1 443_ 615 @ 843_ 616_ 692 ! A®I 977 CARBURETOR GASKET SET 163_137 633G 633A@ 276_-_ 121 CARBURETOR OVERHAUL 276 Q...
  • Page 24 358 ENGINE GASKET 3© 20@_ 842_ s24 _ 668 O 163 "_'°l _329 REPLACEMENT ENGINEj 1036 EMiSSiONS LABEL...
  • Page 25 Sears Craftsman 6.5 H.P. Engine Model No. 123K02 For Loc Splitter Model 247.77466.1 Ref. No. PartNo. Description Ref. No. PartNo. Description 697322 i CylinderAssembly 697316 Rope-Starter(Cut to Required Length) 399269 Kit-Bushing/Seal 281434 Grip-StarterRope 299819t i Seal-Oil(MagnetoSide) 690837 Screw(RewindStarter) 493279 i Sump-Engine...
  • Page 26 Ref. No. PartNo. Description Ref. No. Part No. Description 347. 691396 Switch-Rocker 684. 690345 Screw(BreatherPassageCover) 356. 693010 Wire-Stop 689. 691855 Spring-Friction 358. 497316 EngineGasketSet 692. 690579 Spring-Detent 363. 19069 FlywheelPuller 718. 690959 Pin-Locating 365. 692524 Screw(Carburetor) 741. 691830 Gear-Timing 832. 499034 Guard-Muffler 383.
  • Page 27 777S32S97 777D09484 MOVING LOG SPL|TTER BY HAND hitch with 2" balh Lalch securely, • if coupler adjustment is needed, refer to ° Lock beam in hoTizonta| position, owner's manual, Lock jack stand in down position. _ Raise jack stand _nd latch securely in tul| •...
  • Page 28 (This pageapplicablein the U.S.A.and Canadaonly.) Sears, Roebuck and Co., U.S.A. (Sears), the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) Emission Control System Warranty Statement (Owner's Defect Warranty Rights and Obligations) EMISSIONCONTROL WARRANTYCOVERAGE ISAPPLICABLE TO CERTI- YEAR 1997AND LATERENGINES WHICHARE PURCHASED AND USED FlED ENGINESPURCHASEDIN CALIFORNIA IN 1995ANDTHEREAF- ELSEWHERE INTHE UNITEDSTATES (ANDAFTERJANUARY1,2001 IN...
  • Page 29 Garantia iimitada de la cortadora de troncos Craftsman Searsreparar_, o reemplazar_ gratis todapiezaque se determinedefectuosaen materialo manode obra,a partir de un (1) aho de la fecha de compra,si este equipoCraftsmanse mantiene,lubricay afinade acuerdocon las instrucciones en el manualdel operador.El serviciode garanfiaest,.
  • Page 30 ADVERTENCIA: Este sirnboloindica irnportantes instrucdones de seguridad la cuales, si no se observan, pueden poner en peligro la seguridad personal y/o la propiedad suya y de terceros, Lea y siga todas las instrucdones en este manual antes de intentar operar esta rn_.quina.El no curnplir con estas instrucdones puede resultaren lesiones personales, Cuandovea este sirnbolo obedezca a su advertenda, ADVERTENClA: El escape del motor,algunos de sus integrantes,y dertos cornponentesdel vehiculo contienen o erniten substancias quirnicasconocidas al Estado de Californiacorno causantes de c_.ncery...
  • Page 31 9. Paraevitar lesionespersonales o dahosa la propiedadse debe menoscuadradoy la porci6nmas largadel troncodebencolocarse ser muyprecavidoal manejarla gasolina.La gasolinaes extrema- haciala vigay cuba, y el extremocuadradodebecolocarsehacia damenteinflamabley losvaporesson explosivos.. P uedenocurrir la placadel extremo. lesionespersonales gravescuandose derramagasolinasobreel 11.AI cortar en la posici6nvertical,estabilizarel troncoantes de mover operadoro sus ropasya que puedeencenderse.Lavarsela piel y el control.Cortar como sigue: cambiarsede ropasinmediatamente.
  • Page 32 IMPORTANTE: E sta unidadse enviasin gasolinao aceiteen el motor. Antes de operarla maquina,asegurarsede cargargasolinay aceite segOnindicadoen el manualseparadodel motor. NOTA:La referencia a la derechao izquierdade la cortadorade troncosse observadesdela posici6nde operaci6n. Extracci6n de la unidad de ia caja 1. Separarel tope, ladosy extremosdel caj6n. 2.
  • Page 33 --,, 4. Levantary correrel cilindrohastael topede la viga y dentrode los soportessoldados.Ver la Figura3-5. 5. Fijarel impulsorsobreel conjuntode la cubay fijar a lossoportes soldadoscon la ferreteriapreviamenteextraida. NOTA:Unavez que los seis tornillosde maleficiosonse aprietan, puedehaber un huecoleveentreel dislodgery losanaqueles soldar_ts. E ste huecoes aceptable. 6.
  • Page 34 anija de control Cubade Corte BIoqueo _ la viga horizontal BIoqueode la viga vertical Bloqueo de la viga horizontal Bloqueo de la viga vertical Figura 4-1 ADVERTENCIA: Leaeste manual del operador y las reglasde seguridadantes de poneren funciona- troles y su operaci6n apropiada. Sepac6mo detener DVERTENCIA: F amiliaricese contodos los con- miento la m_quina cortadorade madera.
  • Page 35 Controles del motor Interruptor de detenci6n Oprimael bot6npara ponerloen ON (encendido)antesdel cebado parael arranquedel motor,pongael bot6nen OFF (apagado)para apagarel motor. Retroceso Paravolver Control de obturaci6n la curia a su El control de obturaci6nse utilizapara cebarel carburadory ayudara lugar que el motorarranque. Manija del arrancador Para detener...
  • Page 36 7. Si fallael motor,coloquela palancade controlen la posici6n CHOKE(obturaci6n),luego lentamentede nuevohasta la posici6n RUN (funcionamiento). 8. Si el climaes fifo, muevala cubahaciaarriba o haciaabajo entre6 y 8 veces parahacercircularel fluidohidr_tulico. silenciador y las _reas circundantes est_ncalientes ADVERTENClA: A I arrancar un motor caliente,el y pueden causar quemaduras.
  • Page 37 Posici6n vertical 1. Colocarla traba horizontalde la vigapara soltar la viga y pivotear la viga a la posici6nvertical. 2. Paratrabar la viga en la posici6nvertical,tirar haciaafuerade la trabaverticalde la vigay pivotearpara asegurarla viga.Ver la Figura4-1. 3. Pararsefrentea la vigaverticalpara operarla manijade control y estabilizarel tronco.Ver la Figura4-3.
  • Page 38 Ajuste de la plata de chavetas Extraery reemplazarperi6dicamente laschavetas(separadores) entre la placade la cuba y la placa posterior. NOTA:Las chavetaspuedengirarsey/o darsevuelta para un desgasteuniforme. Perno de aju: 1. Aflojarlas contratuercas debajode cadaplacaposteriory deslizar haciaafueralas chavetas.Ver la Figura5-1. 2. Girar o reemplazarlaschavetas. 3.
  • Page 39 IMPORTANTE:Nogolpearnuncade ningunamanerael eje del motor, ya que un golpe causaun daho permanente al motor. AI reemplazar el acopleflexiblede la bomba,procedercomosigue: 1. Extraerlas tres tuercasy que aseguranla bombaal protectordel acople.Dos tuercasest_.nen las esquinasdel fondoy una ester en el centro del tope. Verla Figura5-2. 2.
  • Page 40 PROGRAMA DE iVIANTENllVllENTO TAREAS FECHASDESERVIClO Figura 5-1 Recomendaciones Generales tar y conectara tierra el cable de la bujia antesde 1. AI efeotuarmantenimiento observarsiemprelas reglasde proteo- DVERTENClA: S iemprepararel motor y desconec- efectuarmantenimiento o ajustes. ci6n. 2. La garantiade la cortadorade troncosno cubrearticulosque han estado sujetosa abusoo negligenciapor partedel operador.Para recibir un valorcompletode la garanfia,el operadordebe mantener el equiposegOnindicadoen este manual.
  • Page 41 Liquido hidr_ulico • Compruebe el nivel hidraulieo fluido en el tanquede dep6sitode hendedorde troneo antesde cadaempleo.Mantengael nivel fluido dentrode la gamaespeeifieada sobre lavarillade aceite en cualquiermomento...... ,, Cambiarel liquido hidr_tulico en el reservoriocada100 horasde j" operaci6n: 1. Desconectarla manguerade succi6ndel rondodel tanque reservorioy drenar el liquido dentrode un recipienteapropiado.Ver la Figura5-2.
  • Page 42 H_.gale un servicioal cartuchocada25 horasde funcionamiento o todas lastemporadas.Realiceel serviciodel cartuchocon m_ts frecuenciasi ester expuestoa muchopolvo. Servicio del filtro de aire 1. Aflojeel tornillode la cubiertadel filtro de aire pero no saquedicho tornillade la cubierta.Gire la cubiertahaciaabajo para sacarlade la bisagra. 2.
  • Page 43 AIfinal de la temporadao si la cortadorade troncosno se vaa usar 2. Arrancarel motory dejarlofuncionarhasta que las tuberiasde por 30 dias o m_ts,prepararla para almacenamiento, combustibley el carburadoresten vacios. IMPORTANTE: N uncausarproductoslimpiadoresde motoro carburadoren el tanquede combustible ya que puedeocurrirun daho combustible en el tanque de combustible dentrode ADVERTENCIA: Nunca almacenar la m_quina con un edificiodondelos humospuedenalcanzar una...
  • Page 44 Problema Causa posible Accion correctiva motor no arranca 1, Filtrode aire sucio. 1. Limpiarel filtro de aire siguiendo las instruccionesen la seccidnde mantenimiento. 2 Tanquede combustb e vac o o combustb e ranco 2. Llenarel tanqueconcombustible • fresco• 3. El reguladorno est#.en a posici6n ..
  • Page 45 Probl -----Causa )o ible -----Action corre tiv ESlenta la ve!oCidad SeccionesdaSadasdel engranaje del eje del Cilindro 2. Vacioexcesivode entradaa I_ bomb& AsegUrarse qUeias mangUeras de entradade _ientras se extiende y a bombaesten rnpas y desbOqueadas. U sar retrae ..rnanguerasde entradascortasy de gran di#.rnetro _.
  • Page 46 (Esta pagina se aplica s61oen EE.UU. y Canada). Sears, Roebuck and Co., U.S.A. (Sears), el Consejo de Recursos Ambientales de California (CARB) y la Agencia de Protecci6n Ambiental de los Estados Unidos (EPA) Declaration de garantia del sistema de control de emisiones (derechos y obligaciones de la garantia de defectos del propi- etario) LA COBERTURA DE LA GARANTfA DE CONTROLDE EMISIONESES...
  • Page 47 Felicitaciones por haberrealizadouna adquisici6ninteligente.El tecnicode Searspara los productosque requierenreparaci6n productoCraftsman@ que ha adquiridoest,. disehadoy fabricado a domicilio,adem_ts de una programaci6n convenientepara la parabrindar muchosahosde funcionamiento confiable.Perocomo reparaci6n todos losproductosa vecespuederequerirde reparaciones. E sen Unavez adquiridoel Acuerdo,puede programarel serviciocon ese momentocuandoel disponerde un Acuerdode protecci6npara tan s61orealizaruna Ilamadatelef6nica.Puede Ilamaren cualquier reparaciones le puedeahorrardineroy problemas.
  • Page 48: Installation

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