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Craftsman 486.243201 Owner's Manual

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Owner's Manual
Model No. 486.243201
For Missing Parts or Assembly
Call 1-866-576-8388
Before using this product,
this manual and follow all Safety
Rules and Operating
• Safety
• Assembly
• Operation
,, Maintenance
,, Parts
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates,
IL 60179 U.S.A.
www. sears, co m/c rafts man
FORM NO. 40303 (6/06)


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  • Page 1 Owner's Manual ® UTiLiTY 1 POLY DO NOT RETURN TO STORE CONVERTIBLE CART For Missing Parts or Assembly Questions Call 1-866-576-8388 Model No. 486.243201 CAUTION: • Safety Before using this product, read • Assembly this manual and follow all Safety •...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Maintenance ............. Safety Rules ............. Sto rage ..............Warranty ..............FullSizeHardware C hart ......... Repair P artsIllustration .......... Repair P artsList............. Assembly ..............Slope Gauge ............Operation ..............Parts Ordering/Service ......Back Cover Anypower e quipment cancause injury ifoperated i mproperly orifthe userdoesnotunderstand how tooperate t heequipment.
  • Page 3: Fullsizehardware C Hart

    HARDWARE SHOWN FULL SIZE Not Shown Full Size Ref. Quant. Description Ref. Quant. Description Hex Bolt, 3/8" x 4" Nylock Nut, 5/16" Hex Bolt, 3/8" x 1" Nylock Nut, 3/8" Hex Bolt, 5/16" x 1" Hairpin Cotter, 1/8" Hex Bolt, 1/4" x 1-3/4" Extension Spring Hex Bolt, 1/4"...
  • Page 4: Assembly

    CARTONCONTENTS (Loose Partsin Carton) 1. PolyTray 6. LatchStandBracket 11. W heel S upport 2. Handle Tube 7. HitchBracket 12. A xle 3. Front T ongue 8. LegStandBracket 13. W heels (2) 4. RearTongue 9. LatchLock 14.HandleGrip 5. LatchStandPlate 10.LatchMount B rackets (2) CARTON CONTENTS TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY...
  • Page 5 STEP 2: (SEE FIGURE 2) STEP 4: (SEE FIGURE 4) Assemble the latch lock subassembly to the rear Assemble the hitch bracket to the front tongue using tongue using two 1/4" x 1" hex bolts (E) and 1/4" two 3/8" x 1" hex bolts (B) and 3/8" hex nylock nuts nylock nuts (J).
  • Page 6 STEP 6: (SEE FIGURE 6) (F) 5/16" x 3/4" • Assemble an axle clip (S) and a wheel with the valve TRUSS HEAD stem facing out onto the axle. Assemble a hub cap BOLT (P) by pressing or tapping it onto the axle. Repeat on other end of axle.
  • Page 7 STEP 9: (SEE FIGURE 9) STEP 10: (SEE FIGURE 11) Align the holes in the handle with the holes in the Assemble the hitch pin (Q) through the tongue and bottom of the poly tray, the latch stand plate and the hitch bracket and secure it with the 1/8"...
  • Page 8: Operation

    KNOWYOUR CART HANDLE TUBE LATCH LOCK LEG STAND BRACKET HITCH PIN LATCH LOCK CLEVIS PIN 3/8" × 4" CLEVIS PIN FRONT TONGUE HANDLE TUBE Used to transport and dump the cart when it is converted into a push cart. LATCH LOCK Secures the cart bed to the tongue.
  • Page 9: Maintenance

    USING AS A PUSH CART IMPORTANT: Leave the latch lock clevis pin in place at For best handling, and to help prevent accidental all times while using the cart as a push cart. The clevis tipping, distribute the weight of the load evenly in the cart.
  • Page 10: Repair P Artsillustration

    @--17 2 5J \ _\ 29--- 20... 22 _ PART DESCRIPTION PART Q]'_' DESCRIPTION 48791 Poly Tray 18 HA21362 Nylock Nut, 3/8-16 Thread * 24908 Axle 43088 Washer, Fiat 1/4" Std. Wrought 48497 Wheel Assembly 43001 Hex Bolt, 3/8-16 x 1" Lg. * 24392 Tongue, Front 43814...
  • Page 11: Slope Gauge

    SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SiGHTiNG SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION OF TRACTOR WiTH ATTACHMENT ONLY RiDE UP AND DOWN HILL, NOT ACROSS HiLL 10 DEGREES MAX. WARNING: To avoid serious injury, operate your tractor up and down the face of slopes, never across the face. Do not operate on slopes greater than 10 degrees.
  • Page 12 Your Home For repair-in your home-of all major brand appliances, lawn and garden equipment, or heating and cooling systems, no matter who made it, no matter who sold it! For the replacement parts, accessories owner's manuals that you need to do-it-yourself. For Sears professional installation of home appliances...

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