Craftsman 486.24221 Owner's Manual
Craftsman 486.24221 Owner's Manual

Craftsman 486.24221 Owner's Manual

42" lawnsweeper


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ModeJ No°s, 486.24221
Before using this product, read this
manuaU and follow aH Safety RuUes
and Operating
• Safety
• AssembLy
• Operation
• Maintenance
• Parts
For Missing Parts or
AssembUy Questions
Call 1-866-576-8388
Sears, Roebuck
and Co., Hoffman Estates,
IL 60179 U.S.A.
FORM NO. 49994 (12/05)


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  • Page 1 Safety RuUes • Operation and Operating Instructions. • Maintenance • Parts mMPORTANT: For Missing Parts or AssembUy Questions Call 1-866-576-8388 Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. www=sears=com/craftsman PRINTED IN U.S.A. FORM NO. 49994 (12/05)
  • Page 2: One Year Full Warranty

    ONE YEAR FULL WARRANTY When assembled, operated and maintained according to the supplied instructions, if this Craftsman Lawnsweeper fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, cal! 1-800-4-MyoHOME to arrange for free repair (or replacement if repair proves impossible).
  • Page 3 These accessories wereavailable whentheunitwaspurchased, Theyarealsoavailable atmostSearsretail o utlets and service centers, MostSears storescanorderrepair partsforyouwhenyouprovide themodel n umbers o fyourtractor a nd sweeper tothelawnsweeper to helploosen andremove dead TheFront Mount D ethatcheD Mode! 486.24219 attaches grassandthatch fromthelawnwhilesweeping. CARTONCONTENTS (Loose Partsin Carton) 1.
  • Page 4 SHOWN FULL SIZE °1 NOT SHOWN FULL SIZE REF. QTY. DESCRIPTION REF. QTY. DESCRIPTION Hex Bolt, 5/16 x 2ol/2" Lg. Lock Washer (Tooth), 5/16" Hex Bolt, 5/16 x 2" Lg. Hair Cotter Pin, 1/8" Curved Head Bolt, 5/16" x 1o5/8" Hair Cotter Pin, 3/32"...
  • Page 5: Tools Required For Assembly

    TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY (SEE FIGURE 2) STEP Each brush assembly has one brush retainer marked with either red or black ink, Lay out the brush (2) 7/16" Open End or Box End Wrenches assemblies as shown so that the brush retainers (2) 1/2"...
  • Page 6 STEP 4: (SEE FIGURE 4} STEP 6: (SEE FIGURE 6 AND 7) Attach the brush assembly with the black brush Cut off the plastic tie that holds the height adjustment retainer to the left end of the brush shaft using two tube in place.
  • Page 7: Cotter Pin

    STEP 7: (SEE FIGURE 8 AND 9) (SEE STEP FIGURE 10 AND Assemble the height adjustment handle to the height tf your tractor hitch has 10" to 13" ground clearance adjustment tube. Use two curved head bolts (C), refer to figure 8. if your tractor hitch has 8"...
  • Page 8: Step 9: (See Figure

    ASSEMBLY OF HOPPER BAG STEP 9: (SEE FIGURE ® Position the height adjustment handle side to side so that the tooth lock washer (P) can fit between the (SEE STEP FIGURE 13 AND handle and the height adjustment strap, Tighten the Turn a rear hopper tube so that the brace holes in the nuts securing the height adjustment handle, middle of the tube face down, Slide the tube through...
  • Page 9 STEP 11: STEP 12: (SEE FIGURE 17 AND 18) (SEE FmGURE 15 AND Turn the second rear hopper tube so that the brace insert the bag frame strap into the stitched sleeve holes in the middle of the tube face up. Assemble along the front edge of the bag bottom.
  • Page 10 STEP 13: (FIGURE STEP 15: (SEE FIGURE 21 AND 22) Secure the rope to the top center of the hopper bag frame. IMPORTANT: Do not over bend the support rods during the following step. Over bending will cause the steel rods to loose supporting tension. Tip the hopper onto it's back to assemble the two hopper support rods.
  • Page 11 STEP 16: (SEE FIGURE 23, 24 AND 25) Place the tractor and sweeper on a fiat level surface. Set the sweeper height adjustment handle to about the middle of its adjustment range. Attach the sweeper hitch brackets to the tractor hitch, arranging the 3/4"...
  • Page 12 KNOW YOUR SWEEPER WmNDSCREEN HOPPER ROPE Hopper Bag Collects grass clippings, leaves and debris, Hopper Rope Permits dumping of hopper bag from driver's seat, Windscreen Helps prevent collected material from being blown out of hopper bag, Bag Arm Tubes Connects the hopper bag to the sweeper housing, Pivot Rod Allows hopper bag to tilt forward to dump material, Height Adjustment Handle...
  • Page 13: Maintenance

    CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILmTmES Read and follow the maintenance schedule and the procedures listed in the maintenance section. MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Fi,, in dates as you _.7,1S Service Dates complete regular service. Check for loose fasteners Check for worn or damaged parts Lubricate brush shaft bearings _ X ....
  • Page 14: Brush Replacement

    BRUSH REPLACEMENT WHEEL GEAR AND PAWL SERVICE IMPORTANT: Do not remove both wheels at the same NOTE: Brush replacement should be done one brush at a time= time to avoid mixing of parts. (The R.H. and LH. ratchet sprockets are not interchangeable.) Make notes on the Remove the hopper bag from the sweeper.
  • Page 16 REPAUR PARTS FOR MODEL 486.24221 - 42" LAWNSWEEPER...
  • Page 17 REPAIR PARTS FOR MODEL 71-24221,42" LAWNSWEEPER Ref, Part Qty. Description Ref° Part Qty. Description 48306 Hitch Tube, R.H. 43661 Bolt, Hex 1/4-20 x 1" Lg. 48305 Hitch Tube, LH. 64559 Ass'y, Dust Cover 24950 End Plate, R.H. 48587 Tube, Hopper Frame (Rear) 24951 End Plate, LH= 48466...
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