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Craftsman 358.798940 Operator's Manual

26cc 2-cycle gasoline blower

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Operator's
®
RRFT$1VIRN
26cc 2-Cycle
GASOLINE
BLOWER
Manual
Model No.
358.798940
9
ii
WARNING'
I
Read and follow all Safety Rules and Operating
Instructions before first use of this product.
For answers to your questions about this product:
Call 7 am-7 pm, Mon-Sat;
Sun, 10 am-7 pm
1-800-235-5878
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA
530-084330
04/11/96

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  • Page 1 Manual Operator's ® RRFT$1VIRN 26cc 2-Cycle GASOLINE BLOWER Model No. 358.798940 WARNING' Read and follow all Safety Rules and Operating Instructions before first use of this product. For answers to your questions about this product: Call 7 am-7 pm, Mon-Sat; Sun, 10 am-7 pm 1-800-235-5878 Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA...
  • Page 2 Parts List Maintenance Spanish Service & Adjustments Parts Ordering Back Cover FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN® BLOWER For one (!) year from the date of purchase, when this Gas Blower is maintained, lubricated and tuned up according to the operating...
  • Page 3 sparks)in the areaswherefuel is your unit as a blower, always install blower tubes. mixed,poured,or stored. o Mixandpourfuelin an outdoorarea; • Check air intake opening, and blower storefuelin a cool,dry,wellventilated tubes, frequently, always with engine place;usean approved, m arked con- stopped and spark plug discon- tainerfor all fuelpurposes.
  • Page 4 working order, or the engine must be blood vessel or nerve damage in the constructed, equipped, and maintained fingers, hands, and joints of people for the prevention of fire° Check with prone to circulation disorders or abnor- mal swelling. Prolonged use in cold your state or local authorities for regu-...
  • Page 5 Protection quality 2-cycte air-cooled engine oil. We recommend Craftsman brand oil. Mix gasoline and oil at a ratio of 40: I (A 40:1 ratio is obtained by mixing 32 ounces of oil with 1 gallon of unleaded gasoline).
  • Page 6 STARTING A COLD ENGINE OR A STOPPING YOUR ENGINE WARM ENGINE AFTER RUNNING ,, Press and hold the Engine Stop But- OUT OF FUEL ton in the STOP position_ ° Move choke to FULL position_ • If engine does not stop, move the °...
  • Page 7 CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES WHEN TO PERFORM CARE & MAINTENANCE TASK Before each use Check for Loose fasteners and parts Before each use Check for damaged or worn parts After each use Clean unit and labels Clean air filter Every 5 hours of operation Yearly Replace spark plug...
  • Page 8: Replace Spark Plug

    REPLACE SPARK PLUG = Remove spark plug from cylinder and discard. Replace spark plug each year to en- • Replace with Champion RCJ-SY surethe engine starts easier and runs spark plug and tighten with a 3/4 in. better. Set spark plug gap at .025 in. socket wrench (10-12 ff.-Ibs).
  • Page 9 Run engine at least 5 minutes after WARNING: adding stabilizer_ • Allow engine to coot, and secure the CRAFTSMAN 40:1, 2-cycle engine oil unit before storing or transporting. (air cooled) is already blended with fuel • Store unit and fuel in a well ventilated stabilizer.
  • Page 10: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING CHART REMEDY TROUBLE CAUSE • Engine flooded. • See "Starting instructions," Engine will not starL • Fill tank with correct fuel mixture. ° Fuel tank empty. • Spark plug not firing. ° Install new spark plug. • Fuel not reaching •...