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Troubleshooting - Craftsman 917.330771 Owner's Manual

Flip lid grass catcher for rotary lawn mowers

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TO INSTALL MUFFLER
DEFLECTOR
If your mower has the spark plug in the
froht, skip ahead to "TO ATTACH GRASS
CATCHER" and discard muffler deflector.
CAUTION:
Muffler and other engine
parts become extremely hot during
operation and remain hot after engine
has stopped. To avoid severe burns on
contact, perform the following steps only
when mower is cool.
1. Position the muffler deflector over
muffler with opening towards rear of
mower as shown.
2. Line up holes in muffler deflector with
holes in muffler and attach with four
(4) screws.
Tighten securely.
TO ATrACH
GRASS CATCHER
1. Lift mower's spring loaded discharge
guard (if equipped).
2. Place frame of grass catcher under
right hand arm of chute mounting
bracket.
The frame will easily slide
into position on the left hand arm of
chute mounting bracket.
NOTE: If your mower is equipped with a "
spring loaded discharge guard, the frame
of the grass catche.r will hold the dis-
charge guard up whenever the grass
catcher is installed.
Left hand arm of
chute mounting bracket
Low Tone
Muffler
Standard
Muffler
deflector
Muffler
Screw
Point opening towards
rear of mower
Righthand arm of
chute mountingbracket
TO EMPTY
GRASS
CATCHER
1. Simply remove grass catcher from
mower, open flip lid and empty
catcher through opening.
2. Close flip lid and reattach grass
catcher to mower as described above.
A CAUTION:
De not operate lawn
mower with flip lid of grass"catcher open.
CLEANING
• The grass catcher may be hosed with
water, but must be dry when used.
• Check your grass catcher often for
damage or deterioration. Through
normal use it will wear. If catcher needs
replacing, replace only with a manufac-
turer approved replacement catcher.
TROUBLESHOOTING
CHART
PROBLEM
CAUSE
CORRECTION
Grass Catcher
1. Cuttingheighttoo low.
1. Raise cuttingheight,
isnotfilling
2. Lift on blade worn off.
2. Replace blade.
3. Catcher not ventingair,
3. Clean grass catcher.
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