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Craftsman 486.244050 Owner's Manual

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Owner's Manual
Model No. 486.244050
Before using this product,
read this manual and follow
all Safety Rules and
Operating Instructions.
• Safety
• Assembly
• Operation
• Maintenance
• Parts
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates,
IL 60179 U.S.A.


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  • Page 1 Owner's Manual CRRFTSMRN AG CART Model No. 486.244050 • Safety CAUTION: • Assembly Before using this product, • Operation read this manual and follow • Maintenance all Safety Rules and • Parts Operating Instructions. Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
  • Page 2: One Year Warranty

    SAFETY RULES ............STORAGE ............... FULL SIZE HARDWARE CHART ......REPAIR PARTS ILLUSTRATION ..:....12 CARTON CONTENTS ..........REPAIR PARTS LIST ..........ASSEMBLY ............... SLOPE GUIDE ............OPERATION ............PARTS ORDERING/SERVICE ....Back Cover MAINTENANCE ............LIMITED ONE YEAR WARRANTY For one year from the date of purchase, when this cart is maintained and lubricated according to the operating and maintenance instructions in the owner's manual, Sears will repair any defect in material or workmanship free of charge.
  • Page 3 Any power equipment can cause injury if operated improperly or if the user does not understand how to operate the equipment. Exercise caution at all times, when using power equipment. Exercise caution at all times when using power Vehicle braking and stability may be affected with the equipment.
  • Page 4 HARDWARE SHOWN FULL SIZE REF. IQTY, DESCRIPTION REF. QTY. DESCRIPTION Lock Washer, 5/16" ,=x Bolt, 1/2-13 x 4-1/2" Lg. Lock Washer, 3/8 ,_x Bolt, 3/8-16 x 4" Lg. !x Bolt, 5/16-18 x 2-1/2" l.g. Flat Washer, 1/2" (small) Flat Washer, 1/2" (large) .'x Bolt, 1/4-20 x 1-1/2"...
  • Page 5: Tools Required For Assembly

    CARTON CONTENTS 7. Front Axle Support 14. R.H. Axle Spindle 8. Front Axle Channel 1. Tailgate 15. L.H. Axle Spindle 9. Tie Rod 2. Tailgate Reinforcement Bracket 16. Tongue Reinforcement Angle 3. Cart Bed (2) 10. Tongue, Rear Section 17. Corner Caps (2) 4.
  • Page 6 CAUTION: Do not leave the cart unat- Lower the cart to rest upside down on its top flanges. tended in an upright position. A falling cart See figure 3. & can cause injury. Pay close attention to the stability of the cart while it is in an upright Assemble the wheel support at the rear of the cart position.
  • Page 7 Standthecartonend,frontendfacingup. Assemble the R.H. axle spindle to the front axle channels using two split plastic bearings, two small Assemble the two front axle supports to the cart 3/4" flat washers and a cotter pin as shown in figure using eight 5/16"x 3/4"...
  • Page 8 Assemble the tongue reinforcement angle to the back Assemble the tie rod to both axle spindles using two 1/2" x 1-1/4" hex bolts, four small 1/2" flat washers side of the front axle supports as shown in figure g. Use two 5/16" x 2-1/2" hex bolts, 5/16" lock washers and a two 1/2"...
  • Page 9 Assemble a cotter pin to the inside hole in an axle Assemble the two pivot bars to the front tongue spindle. Next place a 3/4" flat washer, a wheel (valve section using four 3/8" x 1" hex bolts, 3/8" lock stem facing out) and another 3/4"...
  • Page 10: Before Starting

    KNOW YOUR CART Read this owner's manual and safety rules before operating your cart. Compare the illustra_on below with your cart to familiarize yourself with the various controls and their locations. TAILGATE HINGED TONGUE TAILGATE Lifts off the rear of the cart to allow material HINGED TONGUE Hinge allows tongue to be attached to be pulled from cart bed.
  • Page 11: Operating Tips

    OPERATING TIPS IMPORTANT: Do Not Exceed 2,000 lb. capacity of cart. One cubic foot of dirt weighs • 4 wheel steerable carts are difficult to back up. Avoid approximately !50 Ibs. driving into areas from which you would need to back the cart out.
  • Page 12 REPAIR PARTS FOR MODEL 486.244050 ® 27 \_ / 35 30 /...
  • Page 13 REPAIR PARTS FOR MODEL 486.244050 REF. PART QTY. DESCRIPTION Cart Bed 24354 23490 Front Panel 23484 Cap, Front Comer 23548 Tailgate Guide 62457 Tailgate Reinforcement Bracket 23504 Tailgate 24357 Axle, Rear 46971 Wheel 23487 Wheel Support 23014 Hitch Bracket 24358 Tongue, Front Section 24375 Tongue Reinforcement Angle...
  • Page 14 NOTES...
  • Page 15 CAUTION: Do not operate your tractor and cart on a slope in & excess of 10 degrees. Be sure of your tractor's towing and braking capabilities before operating on a slope. Avoid any sudden turns or maneuvers while on a slope.
  • Page 16 For in-home major brand repair service: Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 1-800-4-MY-HOME °"(1-800-469-4663) Para pedir servicio de reparaci6n a domicilio - 1-800-676-5811 In Canada for all your service and parts needs call - 1-800-665-4455 Au Canada pour tout le service ou les pi_ces For the repair or replacement parts you need: Call 7 am - 7 pro, 7 days a week...

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