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Seasonal Storage; Idle Speed; Low/High Speed Mixture Adjustment; Acceleration Check - Craftsman BRUSHWACKER 358.795180 Instruction Manual

32cc/1.9 cu. in. 2-cycle gasoline brushwacker
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does not start, refer to TROUBLE-
SHOOTING TABLE. If still unable to
remedy situation, call
1-800-235-5878.
Idle Speed
Allow engine to idle. If the trimmer head
moves, idle speed is too fast. If the en-
gine stalls, idle speed is too slow.
Turn idle speed screw clockwise to
increase engine speed.
Turn idle speed screw counterclock-
wise to decrease engine speed.
Low Speed Mixture Adjustment
- L
1. Allow the engine to idle.
2. Turn low speed mixture screw (L)
slowly clockwise until the speed be-
gins to drop.
3. Turn the low speed mixture screw
(L) counterclockwise
until the speed
increases and then starts to drop
again.
4.
Set the low speed mixture screw (L)
at the midpoint between the two
positions.
Readjust the idle speed (See IDLE
SPEED).
High Speed Mixture Adjustment
- H
CAUTION:
Do not operate engine at
full throttle for prolonged
periods while
making adjustments
as damage to the
engine can occur. Adjust the mixture
screw 1/16 of a turn at a time.
A 1/16
turn is about the width of the slot in the
top of the screw.
1. Allow the engine to idle.
2.
Squeeze the throttle trigger fully.
Turn the high speed mixture screw
(H) counterclockwise
until it stops.
3.
Turn the high speed mixture screw
(H) 1/16 of a turn clockwise at a
time until the engine runs smoothly.
After completing
adjustments,
check
for acceleration
and trimmer head
movement
at idle. Reset if necessary.
Acceleration
Check
If engine dies or hesitates
instead of
accelerating,
turn the low speed mix-
ture screw (L) counterclockwise
until
you have smooth acceleration.
_WARNING:
Perform the follow-
ing steps after each use:
• Allow engine to cool before storing
or transporting.
• Store unit and fuel in a well venti-
lated area where fuel vapors cannot
reach sparks or open flames from
water heaters, electric motors or
switches, furnaces,
etc.
• Store unit with all guards in place.
Position unit so that any sharp ob-
ject cannot accidentally
cause injury.
• Store unit and fuel well out of the
reach of children.
SEASONAL
STORAGE
Prepare unit for storage at end of sea-
son or if it will not be used for 30 days
or more.
If your unit is to be stored for a period
of time:
• Clean the entire unit before lengthy
storage.
• Store in a clean dry area.
• Lightly oil external metal surfaces.
FUEL SYSTEM
Under FUELING ENGINE in the OPERA-
TION section of this manual, see mes-
sage labeled IMPORTANT
regarding
the use of gasohol
in your engine.
Fuel stabilizer
is an acceptable
alter-
native in minimizing
the formation
of
fuel gum deposits during storage.
Add
stabilizer
to the gasoline
in the fuel
tank or fuel storage container.
Follow
the mix instructions
found on stabilizer
container.
Run engine at least 5 min-
utes after adding stabilizer.
Craftsman
40:1,2-cycle
engine oil (air
cooled) is already blended with fuel
stabilizer.
If you do not use this Sears
oil, you can add a fuel stabilizer to
your fuel tank.
ENGINE
• Remove
spark plug and pour 1 tea-
spoon of 40:1,2-cycle
engine oil (air
cooled) through the spark plug
opening.
Slowly pull the starter rope
8 to 10 times to distribute
oil.
• Replace spark plug with new one of
recommended
type and heat range.
• Clean air filter.
• Check entire unit for loose screws,
nuts, and bolts. Replace any dam-
aged, broken, or worn parts.
• At the beginning
of the next season,
use only fresh fuel having the proper
gasoline to oil ratio.
OTHER
• Do not store gasoline
from one sea-
son to another.
• Replace your gasoline can if it starts
to rust.
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