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Craftsman 247.774500 Operator's Manual

26 ton hydraulic log splitter


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Operator's Manual
26 Ton Hydraulic
Log Splitter
Model No. 247.774500
CAUTION: Before using
this product, read this
manual and follow all
Safety Rules and
Operating Instructions.
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179, U.S.A.
Visit our Sears website:
Printed in U.S.A.
FORM NO. 770-10530A



Summary of Contents for Craftsman 247.774500

  • Page 1 • Operation • Maintenance Safety Rules and • Parts Operating Instructions. • Espa_ol Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179, U.S.A. Visit our Sears website: FORM NO. 770-10530A Printed in U.S.A. (7/01)
  • Page 2 Log Splitter For one (1) year from the date of purchase, if this Craftsman Equipment is maintained, lubricated, and tuned up according to the instructions to the operator's manual, Sears will repair or replace free of charge any parts found to be defective in material or workmanship.
  • Page 3 WARNING: This symbol points out important safety instructions which, if not followed, could endanger the personal safety and/or property of yourself and others. Read and follow all instructions in this manual before attempting to operate this machine. Failure to comply with these instructions may result in personal injury.
  • Page 4 Use your log splitter in daylight or under good 10. For logs which are not cut square, the least square artificial light. end and the longest portion of the log should be To avoid personal injury or property damage use placed toward the beam and wedge, and the extreme care in handling gasoline.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT:This unit is shipped without gasoline or AttachingThe Tongue(See Figure2) oil in the engine. Be certain to service engine with • With the log splitter still standing upright, remove gasoline and oil as instructed in the separate engine two hex bolts, lock washers, and hex nuts from manual before operating your machine.
  • Page 6 • Disconnect the log cradle from the beam on the side of the control valve • Lift and slide the cylinder up to the top of beam and into the weld brackets • Attach the dislodger over the wedge assembly Dipstick and secure with the hardware previously removed to the weld brackets.
  • Page 7 The starter handle is located on the engine. Pull the will return to neutral automatically when the starter handle to start engine. disengage stroke is complete. Meets ANSI safety standards Craftsman Log Splitter conform to the safety standard of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
  • Page 8 GasAndOilFill-up will require special care when engine is left unused for extended period. Replace fuel cap. Only use high quality detergent oil rated with API To avoid engine problems, the fuel system should service classification SF, SG, or SH. Select the oil's be emptied before storage for 30 days or longer.
  • Page 9 • Usea flexible "spider" typecoupling b etween • To lock the beam in the horizontal position, pull engine andpump drive shafts. out on the horizontal beam lock and pivot it to • Keep hoses clearandunblocked. secure the beam. See Figure 8. •...
  • Page 10 MAINTENANCE Lubricate Beam and Wedge <_ Change Hydraulic Fluid Change Hydraulic Filter Check Reservoir Fluid <_ Check Engine Oil Change Engine Oil <_ Service Air Cleaner I&l Service Spark Plug Clean Engine GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS using only Dexron III automatic transmission fluid or 10W AW hydraulic fluid.
  • Page 11 • Inspect filter for discoloration or dirt Engine Maintenance accumulation. If either is present, proceed as follows: Check Engine0il • Remove oil fill dipstick. • Clean inside of body and cover thoroughly. • Remove foam cartridge and wash in liquid •...
  • Page 12 HoseClamps WARNING: Do not at any time make any adjustments without first stopping Check the hose clamps on the suction hose (attached engine, disconnecting spark plug wire, to side of the pump) for proper tightness before each and grounding it against the engine. use.
  • Page 13 Gear Pump Screw_ Nylon "Spider"-___ Insert Clearance / @a_= Engin e Figure 11 Tires See sidewall of tire for recommended pressure. Maximum tire pressure under any circumstances is 30 p.s.i. Equal tire pressure should be maintained on all tires. WARNING: Excessive pressure (over 30 p.s.i.) when seating beads may cause tire/...
  • Page 14 Prepare your log splitter for storage at the end of the • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel tank or permanent damage may season or if the log splitter will not be used for 30 days occur.
  • Page 15 Problem Possible Cause Corrective Action Broken drive shaft. Return unit to Sears service center. Cylinder rod will not move Shipping plugs left in hydraulic 2. Disconnect hydraulic hose, remove hoses. shipping plugs, and reconnect hose. Set screws in coupling not adjusted 3.
  • Page 16 Trouble- Shooting Guide Corrective Action Problem Possible Causes Engine fails to start Dirty air cleaner. Service air cleaner following instructions in the maintenance section. Fuel tank empty, or stale fuel. Fill tank with fresh fuel. Choke not in ON position. Move choke to ON.
  • Page 18 Sears Craftsman 6.5 H.P.Log SplitterModel 247.774500...
  • Page 19 SearsCraftsman 6.5 H.P.Log SplitterModel 247.774500 Ref. Ref. PaN No. Part Description Part Description Part No. 718-0769 Hydraulic Cylinder 726-0214 Push Cap 727-0634 Hex Bolt 3/8-16 x 3" Hydrauhc Tube 710-0521 710-1018 Flat Washer .635 ID x .93 OD Hex Cap Screw 1/2-20 x 2.75 736-0116 737-0192 L-Washer 3/8"...
  • Page 20 SearsCraftsman6.5 H.P,Engine ModelNo.143.016500 ForLogSplitterModel247.774500 Q_92 <-_J_ _o_% _" 1 o3 '_1 O0 ,,_1101 260_ " ,.,. 292 ?(_ 290JJ_-,_ _, 370B _ _'215 245A _ 187A...
  • Page 21 SearsCraftsman6.5 H.P,Engine ModelNo.143.016500 ForLogSplitterModel247.774500 Ref. Ref. Part No. Part Description Part Description Part No. 36177 Cylinder (Incl. 2,10,12,20, &125) 150. 31672 Valve Spring 27652 Dowel Pin 151. 31673 Lower Valve Spring Cap Intake Valve Seal 36059 Breather Element 151A. 40016A 590568 Screw 10-24 x .75 169.
  • Page 22 SearsCraftsman6.5 H.P,Engine ModelNo.143.016500 ForLogSplitterModel247.774500 Ref. Part No. Part Description 640020 Carburetor 632539 Throttle Shaft & Lever Assembly 632593 Dust Seal 632541 Throttle Shutter 650506 Throttle Shutter Screw 14A. 632773 Venturi 632675 Float Bowl 632544 Float Shaft 632543 Float 632548 Float Bowl to Body Gasket 632709 Inlet Needle &...
  • Page 23 Sears Craftsman 6.5 H.P. Engine Model No. 143.016500 For Log Splitter Model 247.774500 Ref. Part No. Part Description Rewind Starter 590737 590740 Retainer 590616 Starter Dog 590617 Dog Spring 590618A Pulley & Rewind Spring Ass'y 590687A Starter Housing Assembly 590535...
  • Page 24: Table Of Contents

    Sears reparar_ o reemplazar_ gratis toda pieza que se determine defectuosa en material o mano de obra, a partir de un (1) aSo de la fecha de compra, si este equipo Craftsman se mantiene, lubrica y afina de acuerdo con las instrucciones en el manual del operador.
  • Page 25 ADVERTENClA: Este simbolo indica importantes instrucciones de seguridad la cuales, si no se observan, pueden poner en peligro la seguridad personal y/o la propiedad suya y de terceros. Lea y siga todas las instrucciones en este manual antes de intentar operar esta m_quina. El no cumplir con estas instrucciones puede resultar en lesiones personales.
  • Page 26 Para evitar lesiones personales o dafios a la propiedad 10. Para los troncos que no se han cortado cuadrados, el se debe ser muy precavido al manejar la gasolina. La extremo menos cuadrado y la porci6n m_s larga del gasolina es extremadamente inflamable y los vapores tronco deben colocarse hacia la viga y curia, y el extremo son explosivos..
  • Page 27 IMPORTANTE: Esta unidad seenvia singasolina oaceite Fijaci0nde la leng(ieta(Ver la Figura2) enelmotor. Antes d eoperar lam_quina, asegurarse • Con la cortadora de troncos todavia en posici6n cargar gasolina yaceite s eg0n i ndicado enelmanual vertical, extraer los dos pernos hexagonales, separado del m otor.
  • Page 28: Garantia

    • Quite la varilla de aceite de dep6sito expresada, que • Levantar y correr el cilindro hasta el tope de la viga y es Iocalizada delante del motor sobre la cima del dentro de los soportes soldados. • Fijar el impulsor sobre el conjunto de la curia y fijar a tanque de dep6sito.
  • Page 29: Protecci6N

    La manija del arranque est_ ubicada en el motor. Tirar de la manija de control retoma autom_ticamente a neutro. manija del arranque para arrancar el motor. Cumple con las normas ANSI de proteccibn La cortadora de troncos Craftsman cumple con la norma de proteccion del Instituto Nacional Americano de Normas (ANSI)
  • Page 30: Almacenamiento

    Volver a colocar la tapa de combustible. Llenadodegasolina y aceite Para evitar problemas con el motor, el sistema de Aceite combustible debe vaciarse antes de almacenar durante 30 dias o m_s. Drenar el tanque de gasolina, Usar aceite detergente de alta calidad solamente arrancar el motor y hacer funcionar hasta que las clasificado con la clasificaci6n API SF, SG, o SH.
  • Page 31 • Usar un acople flexible de tipo "arafia" entre los ejes • Para trabar la viga en la posici6n horizontal, tirar hacia impulsores del motor y de la bomba. afuera de la traba horizontal de la viga y pivotear para •...
  • Page 32 PROGRAMA _*o_ MANTENIMIENTO _÷ Lubricar viga y cuba Cambiar el liquido hidr_ulico Cambiar el filtro hidr_ulico Cambiar el liquido del reservorio <_ Inspeccionar el aceite del motor Cambiar el aceite del motor Limpiar el filtro de aire Limpiar la bujia Limpiar el motor RECOMENDACIONES GENERALES Ilenar usando liquido de transmisi6n autom_tica...
  • Page 33: Notas

    Mantenimiento d elmotor • Inspeccionar el filtro por decoloraci6n o acumulaci6n de suciedad. De estar presentes proceder como sigue: • Limpiar bien adentro del cuerpo y de la cubierta. Inspeccionarel aceitedel motor • Extraer el cartucho de espuma y lavar en detergente •...
  • Page 34 Acople flexible de labomba ADVERTENCIA: Nunca efectuar ningt_n ajuste sin para primero el motor, desconectar El acople flexible de la bomba es una inserci6n de nil6n de el cable de la bujia y conectarlo a tierra tipo "arafia", ubicado entre la bombay el eje del motor. Con contra el motor.
  • Page 35 Bomba de engranajes Tornillo de I_g_ Mitades de Itl I la "arafia"_ -"_o _acero de nilbn acople Separaci6n_ Figura 10 Neumatic0s Leer la pared lateral del neum_tico por la presi6n recomendada. La presi6n m_xima del neum_tico en todas las circunstancias es de 30 p.s.i. Debe mantenerse una presi6n igual en todos los neum_ticos.
  • Page 36 • Nunca usar productos limpiadores de motor o AI final de la temporada o si la cortadora de troncos no se va carburador en el tanque de combustible ya que puede a usar por 30 dias o m_s, prepararla para almacenamiento. ocurrir un daSo permanente.
  • Page 37 Problema Causa posible Accibn correctiva El cilindro no se mueve 1. Devolverla unidad al Centro de Servicio Sears. 1. Eje roto del impulsor. 2. Lostapones de envio se han dejado en las 2. Desconectar la manguerahidraulica, extraer los mangueras hidr_ulicas. tapones de envio y reconectar lamanguera.
  • Page 38 Guiade LocalizaciondeFallas Problema Causas posibles Accibn correctiva El motor no arranca 1. Filtro de aire sucio. Limpiar el filtro de aire siguiendo las instrucciones en la secci0n de mantenimiento. 2. Tanquede combustible vacio, o combustible 2. Llenar eltanque con combustible fresco. rancio.
  • Page 40 In U.S.A. or Canada for in-home major brand repair service: Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 1-800-4-MY-HOME SM (1-800-469-4683) Para pedir servicio de reparacibn a domicilio- 1-800-676-5811 Au Canada pour tout le service ou les pi_ces - 1-800-469-4663 For the repair or replacement parts you need: Call 6 a.m.