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Craftsman 143.994024 Operator's Manual page 5

4.0 reserve power 10 inch cubic (163 cc) displacement solid state ignition
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ADJUSTMENTS
DO NOT MAKE UNNECESSARY ADJUSTMENTS. FACTORY SET-
TINGS ARE SATISFACTORY FOR MOST APPLICATIONS AND
CONDITIONS.
IF ADJUSTMENTS ARE NEEDED, PROCEED AS
FOLLOWS:
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CARBURETOR
If you think your carburetor needs adjusting, see your nearest
SEARS ROEBUCK AND CO. (OR SEARS CANADA, INC.)
SERVICE CENTER. Engineperforrda_ceshouldnotbe affected
at altitudes up to 7,000 feet. For operation at higher elevations,
contactyour nearest SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO. (OR SEARS
CANADA, INC.) SERVICE CENTER.
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ENGINE
SPEED
Z_. NEVER TAMPER WITH ENGINE GOVERNOR WHICH IS FAC-
TORY SET FOR PROPER ENGINE SPEED. OVERSPEEDING
ENGINE ABOVE FACTORY HIGH SPEED SETTING CAN BE
DANGEROUS.
CHANGING OF ENGINE-GOVERNED SPEED WILL VOID EN-
GINE WARRANTY.
STORAGE
_L NEVE R STORE ENGINE WITH FUEL IN TAN KINDOORS OR IN
ENCLOSED, POORLY VENTILATED AREAS, WHERE FUEL
FUMES MAY REACH AN OPEN FLAME, SPARK OR PILOT
LIGHT AS ON A FURNACE, WATER HEATER, CLOTHES
DRYER OR OTHER GAS APPLIANCE.
IF ENGINE IS TO BE UNUSED FOR 30 DAYS OR MORE, PREPARE
AS FOLLOWS:
C) DRAIN FUEL SYSTEM:
A. Removeall gasoline fromcarburetor a ndfueltankto prevent
gumdepositsfrom formingonthesepalls and causing possi-
ble malfunctionof engine.
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DRAIN FUEL INTO APPROVED CONTAINER OUTDOORS,
O E. FLAME
BB S URE
E.GI.B.S
COOL
B. Run engine until fuel tank is empty and engine stopsdue to
lack of fuel.
NOTE:
Fuel stabilizer (such as STA-BIL) is an acceptable
alternative in minimizing the formation of fuel gt_m
deposits during storage. Add stabilizer to gasoline
in fuel tank or storage container.Alwaysfollow mix
ratio found on stabilizer container. Run engine at
least 10 minutesafteradding stabilizerto allow it to
reach carburetor.
STORAGE
(Continued)
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CHANGE
OIL:
Change oilifithasnotbeenchanged in thelastthree(3) months,
See "CHANGEOIL"instructions _ n"MAINTENANCE" s ection.
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OIL
CYLINDER
BORE:
A. Remove spark plug. Squid one (1) oz. (30 ml) of clean engine
oil into spark piog hole,
B. Cover spark plug hole with a rag.
C. Crank engine over, slowly, several times.
AVOID SPRAY FROM SPARK PLUG HOLE WHEN CRANK-
_k
ING ENGINE OVER SLOWLY.
D. Install s parkplug.Do not connect s parkplug wire.
(_) CLEAN
ENGINE:
Removeanyclippings, d ill, or chaff from exteriorof engine.
GENERAL
Just as your automobile needs professional mechanical mainte-
nance from time to time, so does your Craftsman engine. Replace-
ment of the sparkplugand air cleaner is made necessary by NORMAL
use. Professional Air-Cooled Engine Service is as close as your
nearest Sears Roebuck and Co. (or Sears Canada, Inc.) Service
Center.
A yeady check-up or tune-up by Sears is a good idea to avoid
breakdownsor delay.., do itat the end ofthe season, then you'reready
for the next. We even prepare it for storage for you.
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