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Craftsman 138.74899 Operator's Manual

12 amp electric blower/mulcher with metal impeller
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12 AMP
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of injury, the user must read and
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antes de usar este producto.
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3333 Beverly Rd., Hoffman
Estates, IL 60179 USA
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  • Page 1 1-888-266-7096 Sears Brands Management Corporation, 3333 Beverly Rd., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA Visit the Craftsman web page: Visite el sitio web de Craftsman: o@o: D Save this manual for future reference XXXXXX=XXXX Guarde este manual...
  • Page 2 SEARS STORE OR OTHER CRAFTSMAN OUTLET IN THE UNITED STATES FOR FREE REPLACEMENT. If this Craftsman tool is used for commercial or rental purposes, this warranty applies for only 90 days from the date of purchase. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
  • Page 3 When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions [] Wear heavy long pants, boots, and gloves. Avoid should always be followed, including the following: loose garments or jewelry that could get caught in moving parts of the machine or its motor. WARNIN6! Read and understand all instructions Do not force tool.
  • Page 4 [] Donotunplug by pulling oncord.Tounplug, g rasp the [] Toavoidserious personal injury, d onotwearloose plug,notthecord. fittingclothing or articles suchas scarves, strings, [] Useonlyidentical manufacturer's replacement partsand chains, t ies,etc.,thatcouldgetdrawn intotheair accessories. Useofanyotherpartsmaycreatea hazard vents.Tomakesurelonghairdoesnotgetdrawn into orcauseproduct d amage. theairvents, t ie backlonghair. [] Donotusewithdamaged c ordor plug.If appliance is not [] Makesureyourextension cordis in good condition.
  • Page 5: Other Safety Warnings

    WHILE OPERATING U NITASA BLOWER PROPOSITION 65 [] Neverpoint t he blower i nthedirection of people or petsor inthedirection ofwindows. Useextracaution when WARNING! Some dust created by power sand- blowing debris nearsolidobjects suchastrees,automo- ing, sawing, grinding, drilling, and other construction bilesandwalls.
  • Page 6: Symbols

    Someofthefollowing symbols maybeusedontNsproduct. P lease studythemandlearn theirmeaning. Proper interpretation ofthesesymbols w illallowyoutooperate theproduct b etter andsafer. SYMBOL NAME EXPLANAT] O N Safety AlertSymbol Indicates a potential personal injuryhazard. Volts Voltage Current Amperes Hertz Frequency ( cycles persecond) Watt Power Hours Time ClassII Construction Double-insulated...
  • Page 7: Features

    Thefollowing signal w ordsandmeanings a reintended t o explain thelevels ofriskassociated w iththisproduct. SYMBOL SIGNAL MEANING Indicates an imminently hazardous situation, which, if not avoided, will result DANGER: in death or serious injury. Indicates a potentially hazardous situation, which, if not avoided, could result WARNING: in death or serious injury.
  • Page 8: Electrical

    DOUBLE_NSULAT_ON It is possible to tie the extension cord and power cord in a Doubleinsulation is a concept i n safetyin electricpower knot to prevent them from becoming disconnected during tools, which eliminatesthe need for the usual three- use. Make the knot as shown in figure 1, then connect the wiregrounded powercord.All exposedmetalpartsare plug end of the power cord into the receptacle end of the extension cord.
  • Page 9: Operation

    UNPACKING WARNING: Do not connect to power supply until This product requires assembly assembly is complete. Failure to comply could result in accidental starting and possible serious personal [] Carefully remove the product and any accessories from injury. the box. Make sure that all items listed in the packing list are included, ASSEMBLE AS A iViULCHER...
  • Page 10 CONNECTING POWER CORD OPERATING TIPS See Figure 6 See Figure 8 1. Secure the extension cord to the motor housing using The bag is installed and zipped closed (when used the notch at rear of blower. This prevents accidental as a mulcher). removal of the electrical cord.
  • Page 11: Air Vents

    AIR VENTS The debris will flow into the bag. Items such as small Never c overairvents.Keep themfreefromobstructions leaves and twigs will be mulched as they pass through anddebris. T heymustalways remain clearforproper the fan housing. For longer bag life and increased motorcooling.
  • Page 12: Parts List

    4"Metal Impeller - blower/Vac 33203142 blade 3410127-1 impeller nut 34105142-2 Mulch/Vacuum Gate 33401145 torsion spring 34201142 rubber washer 31104142-5 lock button assy 34106142 upper mulcher tube 34107142 lower mulcher tube 31103142-4 Craftsman Mulch Collection Bag Assy. 34115142 concentrator nozzle 12 = English...
  • Page 13 A- Oord B - Extensioncord A- 2-Speedpowerswitch B- AuxiliaryHandle 0 - Lock Button D- BlowerTube E- Ooncentrator Nozzle F- PowerOord G- OordRetainer H - Mulch/Vacuum Gate I- Upper& LowerMulcherTubes J - Oraftsrnan MulchOollectionBagAssy. F g.3 Fig.3.2 • Fig.3.1 FIg 3 4...
  • Page 14 A-Notched Area B-Slot O-Blower Tube D-Ooncentrator Nozzle E-Air o utlet...
  • Page 15 Cuando seusaunelectrodomestico, lasprecauciones basicas [] Use proteccion ocular que cumpla con la norma ANSI siempre sedeben seguir, inclusive Iosiguiente: Z87.1 cuando utilice este producto. [] Tenga sumo cuidado cuando limpie sobre escaleras. _IIL iADVERTENCIA! Lea y comprenda todas las [] No deje el artefacto enchufado. Desenchufe del instrucciones antesde utilizar estefuelle.
  • Page 16 [] Noestadestinado a usoscomerciales. [] Mantenga a lostranseuntes, niflosy mascotas a l menos a 15mdedistancia. [] Paraevitarlesiones p ersonales g raves, a segurese d e [] Nouseestaunidad si estacansado, enfermo, o bajola queel interruptor seencuentre e n laposicion influencia d elalcohol, d rogas o medicamentos. APAGADO, queestedesenchufada y quelosimpul- [] Noutiliceenlugares conpocailuminacion.
  • Page 17 PROPUESTA 65 CUANDO UTILICE LA UNIDAD COMO SOPLADOR [] Nunca apuntecon laboquilla d elsoplador a personaso iADVERTENCIA! Parte del polvo causado por mascotas,o en direccion a lasventanas.Tenga extrerno el lijado electrico, el serruchado, la trituracion, la cuidadocuado sopleresiduos cerca de objetos s61idos perforacion y otras actividades de construccion contiene corno arboles, a utornoviles y paredes.
  • Page 18 Es posible que se empleen en esta producto algunos de los siguientes simbolos. Le suplicamos estudiarlos y aprender su significado para mayor seguridad al manejar este producto. siivIBo LO NOlVIBRE E×PLICACION Simbolo de alerta de seguridad Indica un peligro posible de lesiones personales. Volts Voltaje Corriente...
  • Page 19: Especificaciones

    Lassiguientes p alabras d esenalizacion y sussignificados tienen elobjeto deexplicar l osniveles deriesgo relacionados conesteproducto. SiMBOLO SENAL SIGNIFICADO Indica una situaci0n peligrosa inminente, lacual, s inoseevita, causara l amuerte PELIGRO: o lesiones serias. ADVERTENCIA: Indica una situacion peligrosa posible, la cual, si no se evita, podrfa causar la muerte o lesiones serias.
  • Page 20 Se puede hacer un nudo para atar el cordon de extension DOBLE AISLA]VIIENTO y el cordon electrico para impedir que se desconecten duo El doble aislamiento es una caractedstica de segundad de rante el uso. Ate el nudo como se muestra en la figura 1, las herramientas electricas, la cual elimina la necesidad de Iuego conecte el extremo de la clavUa del cordon electrico usar el t[pico cordon electrico de tres conductores con con o...
  • Page 21 DESEMPAQUETADO ENSAMBLE COMO UNA ACOLCHADOR Embarcamos esteproducto completamente armado. Vea la figura 3, pDgina i and ii. [] Extraiga cuidadosamente de la cajael producto y los 1. Una los tubos frontal y posterior del acolchador hasta accesorios. AsegtJrese dequeestenpresentes todoslos enganchar el boton de sujecion.
  • Page 22: Consejos Para El Funcionamiento

    CONSEJOS PARA EL FUNCIONAMIENTO CONEX(0N CABLE ELECTRICO Vea la figura 6, p_gina i and ii. Vea la figura 8, p_gina i and ii. 1. Asegure el cable de extension al armazon del La bolsa se encuentra colocada y cerrada con cierre motor mediante el area dentada en la parte trasera (cuando se utiliza como acolchador).
  • Page 23: Mantenimiento

    VENTILADORES DE AIRE traves del armazon del ventilador. Para una mayor duracion de la bolsa y un mejor rendimiento, vacie la bolsa periodicamente. Nunca cubra los ventiladores de aire. Mantengalos libres de obstrucciones y residuos. Siempre deben 3ermanecer libres LIMPIEZA DE UN TUBO O IMPULSOR para un correcto enfriamiento del motor.
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