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Check For Loose Fasteners - Craftsman 486.248471 Operator's Manual

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CUSTOMER
RESPONSIBILmES
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Read and follow the maintenance schedule and the maintenance procedures listed in this section.
MAINTENANCE
SCHEDULE
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Fill in dates as you
complete regular service.
Service Dates
Check for loose fasteners
X
Cleaning
X
Lubrication
X
CHECK
FOR LOOSE
FASTENERS
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Before each use make a thorough visual check of
the front end scoop for any bolts and nuts which may
have loosened. Retighten any loose bolts and nuts.
CLEANING
After each use, clean off any dirt and debris from the
scoop bucket lift frame.
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Before storing at the end of each season, rinse off
the scoop bucket and scoop lift frame. Ai!ow to dry
thoroughly. Paint any exposed metal surfaces to
protect from rust.
Store in a clean, dry area.
LUBRICATION
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Lightly oil all pivot points on the scoop lift mechanism.
Lightly oil the surface on the scoop bucket where the
attachment lift frame pivots.
Apply a good grade of spray lubricant to the trigger
assemblies on the lift handle and dump handle.
Scoop won't lock into
raised/transport
position.
Scoop bucket won't lock into level
position
Lift handle trigger won't release
scoop from the transport position,
Dump handle trigger won't
release bucket to dump
Bucket is becoming more difficult
to tilt up or down.
CAUSE
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2.
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2.
Index rod is jamming.
Frame is hitting tilt stop
brackets.
Dump control pin is not aligned
with the tilt bracket
Index rod is jamming.
Lift cable is not adjusted properly
1. Dump control cable is not adjusted
properly
2. Latch mechanism is not adjusted
properly.
CORRECTION
1. Apply grease to the bottom slot in the
lift bracket, where the index rod slides
2. Adjust the tilt stop brackets as
instructed on page 16.
.
Adjust the tilt bracket and lift straps as
instructed on page 16.
1. Apply grease to the bottom slot in the
lift bracket, where the index rod slides.
2. Adjust cable nuts as instructed on page
10.
1. Adjustparts
asinstructed
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on page 11.
2. Adjustparts
asinstructed
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16
on page 12.
1. Debris is lodged between bucket
1. Remove all debris from between the
assembly and lift frame,
bucket assembly and the lift frame.
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