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Craftsman 486.24320 Owner's Manual

Utility 10 poly convertible cart


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Modem No. 486.24320
Before using this product, read
this manuaU and follow aH Safety
RuUes and Operating
• Safety
• Assembly
• Operation
• Maintenance
• Parts
For Missing Parts or
AssembUy Questions
Call 1-866-576-8388
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates,
IL 60179 U.S.A.
www, sears,com/c raftsman
FORM NO, 49992 (12/05)



Summary of Contents for Craftsman 486.24320

  • Page 1 Owner's Manua_ ® UTiLiTY 10 POLY Modem No. 486.24320 CAUTION: • Safety Before using this product, read • Assembly this manuaU and follow aH Safety • Operation RuUes and Operating Instructions. • Maintenance • Parts mMPORTANT: For Missing Parts or AssembUy Questions Call 1-866-576-8388 Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates,...
  • Page 2: One Year Full Warranty

    Anypower e quipment cancause injury ifoperated i mproperly orifthe userdoesnotunderstand how tooperate t heequipment. Exercise caution atalltimes,whenusing power equipment. Vehicle braking andstability maybeaffected withthe Read thisowners manuai before attempting t o attachment ofthiscart.Donotfillcarttomaximum assemble o r operate thecart. Read thevehicle owners manual andknowhowto weight c apacity w ithout c hecking thecapability o fthe towing vehicle tosafelypullandstopwiththecart operate yourtractor b efore usingthecartattachment.
  • Page 3 HARDWARE SHOWN FULL SIZE Not Shown Full Size Description Ref. Quento Description IR_-I Quanto Hex Bolt, 3/8" x 4" Nylock Nut, 1/4" Hex Bolt, 3/8" x 1" Nylock Nut, 5/16" Hex Bolt, 5/16" x 1" Nylock Nut, 3/8" Hex Bolt, 1/4" x 1o3/4" Hairpin Cotter, 1/8"...
  • Page 4: Tools Required

    CARTONCONTENTS (Loose Partsin Carton) 1, PolyTray 6, LatchStandBracket 11. W heel S upport 2, Handle Tube 7, HitchBracket 12. A xle 13. W heels (2) 3, Front T ongue 8, LegStandBracket 4. RearTongue 9. LatchLock 14.Handle Grip 5, LatchStandPlate 10.LatchMount B rackets (2) j Ji CARTON CONTENTS TOOLS REQUIRED...
  • Page 5 STEP 2: (SEE FIGURE 2) STEP 4: (SEE FIGURE Assemble the latch lock subassembly to the rear Assemble the hitch bracket to the front tongue using tongue using two 1/4" x 1" hex bolts (E) and 1/4" two 3/8" x 1" hex bolts (B) and 3/8" hex nylock nuts nylock nuts (J).
  • Page 6 STEP 6: (SEE FIGURE 6) (F) 5/16" × 3/4" Assemble a wheel with the valve stem facing out TRUSS HEAD onto the axle. Assemble a hub cap (P) by pressing or BOLT tapping it onto the axle. Repeat on other end of axle. WHEEL AXLE (K) 5/16"...
  • Page 7 CART WiTH TONGUE ARRANGED FOR TOWING STEP 9: (SEE FIGURE 9) Align the holes in the handle with the holes in the bottom of the poly tray, the latch stand plate and the latch stand bracket. Fasten together using four 1/4" x 1o3/4"...
  • Page 8 KNOW YOUR CART HANDLETUBE LATCH LOCK LEG STAND BRACKET HITCH PmN LATCH LOCK CLEVUS PiN HANDLE TUBE Used to transport and dump the cart when it is converted into a push cart. LATCH LOCK Secures the cart bed to the tongue. FRONT TONGUE Extends forward or folds under the cart for towing with a tractor or pushing by hand.
  • Page 9: Maintenance

    USING ASA PUSHCART IMPORTANT: Leave thelatchlockclevispininplaceat Forbesthandling, andtohelpprevent accidental alitimeswhileusing thecartasa pushcart.Theclevis tipping, d istribute t heweight o ftheloadevenly inthe cart. pinis shown infigure1onpage4. Toconvert t hecartforpushoperation, remove the4" Donotloadmoreweight i ntothepushcartthanyou canhandle andcontro! c omfortably. longclevispinandhairpin cotterwhichsecure the tongue inthetowing position. (Seedrawing onpage Todumpmaterial fromthepushcart,liftuponthe 8.)Pivot t hefronttongue intothestorage position handle andtiltthecartforward.
  • Page 10 ..10 ..25 iREF PART DESCRIPTION PART DESCRIPTION 48791 47189 Poly Tray Nylock Nut 1/4-20 Th read * 24908 Axle HA21362 Nylock Nut, 3/8-16 Thread * 48497 43088 Wheel Assembly Washer, Flat 1/4" Std. Wrought 24392 43001 Tongue, Front Hex Bolt, 3/8-16 x 1"...
  • Page 11 SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SiGHTiNG SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION OF TRACTOR WiTH ATTACHMENT ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL, NOT ACROSS HMLL 10 DEGREES MAX. WARNING: To avoid serious injury, operate your tractor up and down the face of slopes, never across the face. Do not operate on slopes greater than 10 degrees.
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