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Maintenance Schedule; General Recommendations; Check For Loose Fasteners And Parts; Check For Damaged Or Worn Parts - Craftsman BRUSHWACKER 358.795180 Instruction Manual

32cc/1.9 cu. in. 2-cycle gasoline brushwacker
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MAINTENANCE
SCHEDULE
,_
WARNING:
Disconnect
the spark plug
except for carburetor
adjustments.
CARE & MAINTENANCE
TASK
Check for loose fasteners and parts
Check for damaged
or worn parts
Inspect and clean unit and decals
Clean air filter
Inspect muffler and spark arresting
screen
Replace spark plug
GENERAL
RECOMMENDATIONS
The warranty on this unit does not
cover items that have been subjected
to operator
abuse or negligence.
To
receive full value from the warranty,
the operator
must maintain
unit as
instructed
in this manual. Various ad-
justments
will need to be made peri-
odically to properly maintain your unit.
CHECK
FOR LOOSE
FASTENERS
AND PARTS
• Spark Plug Boot
• Air Filter
• Housing Screws
• Assist Handle Screw
• Debris Shield
before performing
maintenance
WHEN TO PERFORM
Before each use
Before each use
After each use
Every 5 hours of operation
Every 50 hours of operation
Yearly
CLEAN
AIR FILTER
A dirty air filter decreases
engine per-
formance
and increases
fuel con-
sumption
and harmful emissions.
Al-
ways clean after every 5 hours of
operation.
1. Clean the cover and the area
around it to keep dirt from falling
into the carburetor
chamber
when
the cover is removed.
2.
Remove
parts by pressing
button
to release air filter cover.
NOTE:
To avoid creating a fire hazard
or producing
harmful evaporative
emissions,
do not clean filter in gaso-
line or other flammable
solvent.
CHECK
FOR DAMAGED
OR
WORN PARTS
Contact Sears Service Center for re-
placement
of damaged
or worn parts.
• ON/STOP Switch - Ensure ON/STOP
switch functions
properly
by pushing
and releasing
the switch. Make sure
engine stops.
Wait 5 seconds
be-
fore attempting
to restart unit to al-
low switch to reset. Restart engine
and continue
• Fuel Tank - Discontinue
use of unit
if fuel tank shows signs of damage
3,
4.
5.
6,
Wash the filter in soap and water.
Allow filter to dry.
Add a few drops of oil to the filter;
squeeze
the filter to distribute
oil.
Replace parts.
B
8,
Air Filter
utton
_-_
Cover
or leaks.
• Debris Shield - Discontinue
use of
unit if debris shield is damaged.
INSPECTAND
CLEAN UNITAND
DE-
CALS
• After each use, inspect complete
unit for loose or damaged
parts.
Clean the unit and decals using a
damp cloth with a mild detergent.
• Wipe off unit with a clean dry cloth.
REPLACE
SPARK PLUG
Replace the spark plug each year to
ensure the engine starts easier and
runs better. Set spark plug gap at
0.025 in. Ignition timing is fixed and
nonadjustable.
1. Twist, then pull off spark plug boot.
2.
Remove spark plug from cylinder
and discard.
3.
Replace with Champion
RCJ-6Y
spark plug and tighten securely
with a 3/4 inch socket wrench.
4.
Reinstall the spark plug boot.
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