Craftsman 580.323601 Owner's Manual
Craftsman 580.323601 Owner's Manual

Craftsman 580.323601 Owner's Manual

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AC Generator
3600 Watt
Model No.
C usGemn:/at°lplin e_
Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT)
Before using this product,
read this
and follow all its Safety Rules
and Operating
Sears, Roebuck
and Co., Hoffman
IL 60179
Visit our Craftsman website: www.sears.comlcraftsman
Past No. 192788GS
Drai'_ 0 (03/07/2003)


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  • Page 1 Before using this product, read this • Maintenance manual and follow all its Safety Rules • Parts and Operating Instructions. • Espafiol 01!!!U!! Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 Visit our Craftsman website: www.sears.comlcraftsman Past No. 192788GS Drai'_ 0 (03/07/2003)
  • Page 2: Troubleshooting

    STORAGE ......LIMITED WARRANTY FOR CRAFTSMAN GENERATORS SEARS warrants to the original purchaser that the alternator and engine for its portable generator will be free from defects in materials or workmanship for the items and period set forth below from the date of original purchase.
  • Page 3 This is the safety alert symbol. It is used to alert you to potential personal injury hazards. Obey all safety messages that follow this symbol to avoid possible injury or death. DANGER _Read this manual carefully and become familiar with your pressure washer.
  • Page 4 WARNING CAUTION DO NOT tamper with governed speed. Generator supplies correct rated frequency and voltage when WHEN ADDING FUEL running at governed speed. Turn generator OFF and let it cool at least 2 minutes DO NOT modify generator in any way. before removing fuel cap.
  • Page 5: Know Your Generator

    KNOW YOUR GENERATOR Read the owner's manual and safety rules before operating your generator. Compare the illustrations with your generator to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and adjustments. Save this manual for future reference. Rocker Switch FuetTank Recoil Starter Oil Fill Cap/Dipstick Choke Lever...
  • Page 6: To Remove Generator From Carton

    TO REMOVE GENERATOR FROM You will need a socket wrench with 1/2" or 13mm sockets, a 5/16" wrench and a needle-nose pliers to CARTON install this kit. Open top flaps of shipping carton. Install the Wheel Kit as Follows: Slice two corners at end of carton from top to Place bottom of generator cradle on a flat surface.
  • Page 7 BEFORE STARTING Add Fuel GENERATOR WARNINGI NEVER fill fuel tank indoors. NEVER fill fuel tank when engine is running or Engine hot. Allow unit to cool for two minutes before IMPORTANT: Any attempt to crank or start the engine refueling. DO NOT light a cigarette or smoke before it has been properly serviced with the when filling the fuel tank.
  • Page 8: Do Not Overload The Generator

    HOW TO USE YOUR GENERATOR If you have any problems operating your generator after reading the manual, please call the generator hetpline at 1-800-222-3136. Grounding The Generator The National Electrical Code requires that the frame Set rocker switch to "On" position. and external electrically conductive parts of this generator be properly connected to an approved earth ground.
  • Page 9: Cold Weather Operation

    DO NOT enclose generator any more than shown. 40°F [4°C] combined with high humidity), your Remove shelter when temperatures are above Craftsman generator may experience icing of the 40°F [4°C]. carburetor and/or the crankcase breather system. To reduce this problem, you need to perform the...
  • Page 10 DON'T OVERLOAD GENERATOR Plug in and turn on the next load. Again, permit the generator to stabilize. Capacity Repeat steps 4 and 5 for each additional load. You must make sure your generator can supply NEVER add more loads than the generator capacity. enough rated (running) and surge (starting) watts for Take special care to consider surge loads in generator the items you will power at the same time.
  • Page 11: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Follow the hourly or calendar intervals, whichever occurs first. More frequent service is required when operating in adverse conditions noted below. MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE HOURLY OPERATING FILL IN DATES AS YOU COMPLETE SERVICE DATES INTERVAL REGULAR SERVICE Before MAINTENANCE TASK Each Use ENGINE...
  • Page 12: Engine Maintenance

    NOTE: D ONOTusea garden hosetoclean Clean/Replace Spark Plug generator. Watercanentertheengine fuelsystem and Change the spark plug every 100 hours of operation causeproblems. Inaddition, i f waterentersthe or once each year, whichever comes first. This wilt generator through cooling air slots,someof thewater help your engine to start easier and run better.
  • Page 13 Carburetor If you think your carburetor needs adjusting, see your Spark Arrester nearest Sears service center. Engine performance Screen may be affected at attitudes above 3000-5000 feet. For operation at higher elevations, contact your nearest Sears service center. Spark Clean Arrester Screen Muffler...
  • Page 14 Problem Cause Correction One of the circuit breakers is Reset circuit breaker. open. Fault in generator. Contact Sears service facility. Engine is running, but no AC output is available. Poor connection or defective Check and repair. cord set. Connected device is bad. Connect another device that is in good condition.
  • Page 16 POKER P3-4 i[:le I C_B! I_ur/ IEO¢ J.IA...
  • Page 17 CRAFTSMAN 3600 Watt AC Generator 580.323601 Alternator -- Exploded View & Parts List ",\ × Item Part # Qty. Description 186059GS ADAPTER, Mounting, Alternator 191685GS ROTOR 191686AGS STATOR 186060GS RBC, with O-Ring (p/n 189197GS) 86308GS SCREW 91825GS ASSY, Holder, Rectifier/Brush...
  • Page 18 CRAFTSMAN 3600 Watt AC Generator 580.323601 Main Unit-- Exploded View DETAIL "Y" 20 /...
  • Page 19 CRAFTSMAN 3600 Watt AC Generator 580.323601 Main Unit -- Parts List Item Part# Qty. Description E192765GS CRADLE 70642GS MOUNT, Vibration 76222GS SCREW 186058AGS HOUSING, Engine Adapter 191745GS ASSY, Alternator (see page 17) 43107GS SCREW 22129GS WASHER, Lock 96796GS WASHER 186347GS...
  • Page 20 CRAFTSMAN 3600 Watt AC Generator 580.323601 Control Panel -- Exploded View and Parts List Item Part # Qty. Description 188914GS COVER, Lid, Control Panel 188889AGS CONTROL PANEL, Compact 189167GS CLIP, Hinge Pin Retainer 189182GS SPRING, Hinge, Pin 189166GS PIN, Hinge, Cover, Compact...
  • Page 21 CRAFTSMAN 3600 Watt AC Generator 580.323601 Wheel Kit -- Exploded View and Parts List Item Part# Qty. Description 189715GS ASSY, Handle 94034GPGS LEG, Mounting 52858GS NUT, Lock 39287GS SCREW 93728GPGS AXLE 87280GS WHEEL 87005AGS 49808GS WASHER 94222QGS 39253GS SCREW...
  • Page 22 ENGINE, 7.0 HP, Briggs and Stratton, 120412 - Exploded View 1022 13 _ 619_ 3s® 23°O 1034 zz_J_ 45 _ 914A_ 914_...
  • Page 23 ENGINE, 7.0 HP, Briggs and Stratton, 120412 - Exploded View 633 O 633AO 137_ 276_ CARBURETOR GASKET 276 _ 425_ 633A@ 633 @ 121 CARBURETOR OVERHAUL 971_ 633A@ 633_ 276Q ENGINE GASKET 993 3 1022_...
  • Page 24 ENGINE, 7.0 HP, Briggs and Stratton, 120412 - Exploded View 562_ 334_ 615_ 286 _ 364_ 1305 347_ 1052_ _564_ 799_ 564A 1211 592_ 1005 1070_ 1095 VALVE GASKET...
  • Page 25 ENGINE, 7.0 HP, Briggs and Stratton, 120412 - Parts List item Part # Description item Part # Description Washer-Sealing 694470 Cylinder Assembly 271716 Module-Oil Sensor 399269 Kit-Bushing/Seal (Magneto Side) 698317 299819 Oil Seal (Magneto Side) 697909 Housing-Blower 693643 Head-Cylinder 690960 Screw (Blower Housing) 698210 Gasket-Cylinder...
  • Page 27 Sears, Roebuck and Co., U.S.A. (Sears), the California Air Resources Board (CARB) the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S.EPA) Emission Control System Warranty Statement (Owner's Defect Warranty Rights and Obligations) EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY COVERAGE IS a, Fuel Metering System APPLICABLE TO CERTIFIED ENGINES PURCHASED Cold start enrichment system CALIFORNIA IN 1995 AND THEREAFTER...
  • Page 28 37-39 GARANTIA LIMITADA GENERADORES CRAFTSMAN SEARS le garantiza al comprador original que el alternador y el motor de su generador port_til estar_ libre de defectos en materiales y mano de obra en los componentes y por el periodo de tiempo establecido a continuaci6n a partir de la fecha de compra original.
  • Page 29 Este es el simbolo de alerta de seguridad. Es usado para indicarle situaciones con peligros potenciales de lesion para el personal. Siga las instrucciones de todos los mensajes de seguridad que aparecen despues de este simbolo para evitar posibles lesiones o muerte.
  • Page 30 ADVERTENCIA , PRECAUCION NO cambie ninguna velocidad determinada. El generador CUANDO AI_IADA COMBUSTIBLE suministra una frecuencia y un voltaje califlcado cuando Apague el generador (posici6n OFF) y d6jelo enfriar al menos funciona a una velocidad determinada. per 2 minutos antes de remover la tapa de la gasolina. Afloje la NO modMque al generador en ninguna forma.
  • Page 31 CONOZCA SU GENERADOR Lea este manual del propietario y las reglas de seguridad antes de operar su generador. Compare las ilustraciones con su generador para familiarizarse con la ubicaci6n de los diferentes controles y ajustes. Conserve este manual para referencias futuras. Interruptor de Arranque de Tanque de Combustible...
  • Page 32: Instale El Juego De Ruedas

    PARA RETIRAR EL GENERADOR Necesitar_ una llave de cubos con cubos de ½" o 13mm y unas pinsas de punta para instalar el juego de ruedas, DE LA CAJA Instale el Juego de Ruedas Como Sigue: Abra con cuidado las tapas superiores de la caja de envio, Coloque el fondo de la camilla del generador en una superficie plan&...
  • Page 33 ANTES DE DARLE ARRANQUE Agregue Gasolina GENERADOR combustible en recintos cerrados. NUNCA Ilene el ADVERTENCIAt NUNCA Ilene el tanque de Agregue Aceite de Motor tanque de combustible cuando el motor est6 funcionando o est6 caliente. NO fume cuando est6 tMPORTANTE: Cualquier intento de hacer girar o arrancar Ilenando el tanque de combustible.
  • Page 34 CONEXION A TIERRA DEL GENERADOR El C6digo EI6ctrico Nacional exige que el bastidor y las pares externas conductoras de electricidad del generador se encuentren conectadas adecuadamente a una tierra Coloque el interruptor balancin a la posici6n "On". fisica aprobada. Los c6digos el6ctricos locales tambi6n podrian exigir la conexi6n a tierra de la unidad.
  • Page 35 4° C [40 ° F] combinadas con un alto nivel de humedad), su generador Craftsman puede experimentar formacidn de hielo El generador no debe quedar m_s encerrado de Io que en el carburador o el sistema de ventilaci6n del c_rter. Para se muestra.
  • Page 36 NO SOBRECARGUE GENERADOR Conecte y encienda la pr6xima carga, De nuevo, permita que el generador se estabilice. Capacidad Repita los pasos 4 y 5 para cada carga adicional que Usted debe asegurarse que su generador puede proveer el usted tenga. suficiente vataje calificado (cuando est6 funcionando) y de NUNCA ahada m_s cargas sobre la capacidad del...
  • Page 37: Mantenimiento Del Generador

    PROGRAMA DE MANTENIMIENTO Siga los intervalos horarios o de calendario, Io que ocurra primero. Se requiere de servicio con mayor frecuencia cuando opere la unidad en las condiciones adversas descritas a continuaci6n. CALENDARIO DE MANTENIMIENTO INTERVALO ANOTE LAS FECHAS CONFORME OPERACION FECHAS DE SERVICIO CUMPLA CON EL...
  • Page 38: Mantenimiento Del Motor

    Reemplace la bujia si los electrodos est_n picados, Para Limpiar el Generador quemados o si la porcelana est_ rota. Para su Utilice un trapo ht_medo para limpiar las superficies reemplazo, _nicamente utilice Champion RC12YC o exteriores. una de tipo equivalente. Puede usar un cepillo de cerdas suaves para retirar la Revise la separaci6n del electrodo con un calibrador de suciedad endurecida, aceite, etc.
  • Page 39 Carburador Si usted cree que su carburador necesita ajuste, visite su MALL& DE centro de servicio Sears m_s cercano. El funcionamiento APAGACHISPAS motor podria resultar afectado a altitudes por encima de 3000-5000 pies. Para operaciones a elevaciones mayores, p6ngase en contacto con el centro de servicio Sears m_s cercano, Limpie la Pantalla...
  • Page 40 GENERALIDADES Cambio de Aceite Con el motor todavia caliente, drene el aceite de la caja del El generador deber_ ser encendido al menos una vez cada cig0efiaL Vuelva a Ilenarla con el grado de aceite siete dias y deber_ dejado funcionar al menos durante recomendado.
  • Page 41 Problema Solucibn Causa Uno de los cotacircuitos estb Reajuste el cortacircuito. abierto, Falla en el generador, P6ngase en contacto con la El motor estb funcionando pero no Planta de Servicio de Sears. existe salida de AC disponible. Mala conexidn o juego de Revise y repare, cordones defectuoso.
  • Page 43 Sears, Roebuck and Co., U.S.A. (Sears), California Air Resources Board (Consejo de Recursos sobre el Aire de California, CARB, por sus siglas en inglds) y United States Environmental Protection Agency (Agencia de Proteccibn Ambiental de EE.UU., EPA, por sus siglas en inglds). Declaracibn de garantia del sistema de control de emisiones (derechos y obligaciones del propietario para la garantia contra defectos)
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