Craftsman 247.796510 Operator's Manual
Craftsman 247.796510 Operator's Manual

Craftsman 247.796510 Operator's Manual

Hide thumbs Also See for 247.796510:


Available languages

Available languages

Quick Links

Model No. 247.796510
For answers
to your questions
this product,
call 1-800-4MY-HOME.
using this
read this manual
all safety
rules and operating
Sears, Roebuck
and Co., Hoffman
IL 60179, U.S.A.
Visit our website:
(February 9, 2010)


Table of Contents

Subscribe to Our Youtube Channel

Summary of Contents for Craftsman 247.796510

  • Page 1 CRRF rsM N" Edger/Trencher Model No. 247.796510 For answers to your questions about this product, call 1-800-4MY-HOME. ,, SAFETY CAUTION: Before using this ,, ASSEMBLY product, read this manual ,, OPERATION follow all safety rules and operating ,, MAINTENANCE instructions.
  • Page 2 Service and Maintenance ..........Service Numbers ..........Back Cover CRAFTSMAN FULL WARRANTY If this Craftsmanproductfails due to a defectin materialor workmanship withintwo yearsfrom thedateof purchase,returnit to any Searsstore, Parts & RepairServiceCenter,or otherCraftsmanoutlet in the UnitedStatesfor free repair(or replacementif repairprovesimpossible). This warrantyappliesforonly 90 days if this productis everusedfor commercial o r rentalpurposes.
  • Page 3: California Proposition

    This machinewas built to be operatedaccordingto the safe opera- This symbolpointsout importantsafetyinstructionswhich,if not tion practicesin this manual.As with any type of powerequipment, followed,couldendangerthe personalsafetyand/orpropertyof carelessnessor error on the part of the operatorcan resultin yourselfand others. Readand followall instructionsin this manual seriousinjury.This machineis capableof amputatingfingers,hands, beforeattemptingto operatethis machine.Failureto complywith toes and feet and throwingdebris.
  • Page 4: Operation

    • Extinguishall cigarettes,cigars,pipesand other sourcesof • Alwaysoperatemachinefrom behindthe handlesand position ignition. yourselfwherethe direct lineof sight to cuttingbladeis blocked by guards. • Neverfuel machineindoorsbecauseflammablevapors will accumulate in the area. • Alwaysstopenginewhenedging or trimmingis delayedor when transportingmachinefrom one locationto another. • Neverremovegas capor add fuel whileengineis hotor running. Allowengineto coolat leasttwo minutesbeforerefueling.
  • Page 5: Spark Arrestor

    NOTICE REGARDING EMISSIONS • After strikinga foreignobject, stopthe engine,disconnectthe sparkplug wireand groundagainstthe engine.Thoroughly Engineswhich are certifiedtocomplywith Californiaand federal inspectthe lawnedger for anydamage.Repairthe damage EPAemissionregulations for SORE(SmallOff RoadEquipment) are beforestartingand operatingthe lawnedger. certifiedto operateon regularunleadedgasoline,and mayinclude Neverattemptto makea wheeladjustment w hilethe engine is the followingemissioncontrol systems:EngineModification (EM), running.
  • Page 6 SAFETY SYMBOLS This pagedepictsand describessafetysymbolsthat mayappear on this product. Read,understand,and followall instructionson the machine before attempting to assemble and operate. READ THE OPERATOR'S MANUAL(S) Read,understand,andfollow all instructionsin the manual(s)beforeattemptingto assembleand operate WARNING m ROTATING BLADES Keephandsand feet awayfrom rotatingblade. • ®...
  • Page 7 Thispage leftintentionally blank.
  • Page 8 NOTE:This machineis shippedWITHOUTGASOLINE or OIL. After Starter Rope settingup the edger,servicethe enginewith gasolineand oil as Locatethe rope guide foundon the rightside of the upperhandle. instructed. Loosen,but do NOTremove,the wing knobwhichsecuresthe ropeguide to the upperhandle.See Figure2. NOTE:Reference to rightor left hand sideof the edger is observed fromthe operatingposition.
  • Page 9 ADJUSTMENTS SET-UP Bevel Adjustment Gas & Oil Fill=Up Theangle of the edgerblade canbe adjustedby placingthe bevel adjustmentin one of three positionsfor edging.See Figure3. Use extremecautionwhenhandlinggasoline.Gasolineis extremely flammableand thevaporsare explosive.Neverfuel the machine indoorsor whilethe engineis hotor running.Extinguishcigarettes, cigars,pipesand othersourcesof ignition. How To Check/Add Beforeaddingor checkingthe oil •...
  • Page 10: Fuel Recommendations

    FUEL RECOMMENDATIONS HOW TO ADD FUEL Fuelmustmeet these requirements: • Clean,fresh,unleadedgasoline. Gasolineand its vapors are extremelyflammableand explosive. • A minimumof 87 octane/87AKI (91 RON). Highaltitude use,see Fireor explosioncan causesevereburnsor death. below. • Gasolinewith up to 10%ethanol(gasohol)or up to 15%MTBE When Adding Fuel (methyltertiarybutyl ether)is acceptable.
  • Page 11 BladeControl Bail Blade DepthControlLever RecoilStarter BevelAdjl Lever Curb Height AdjustmentLever Figure6 Edgercontrolsand featuresare describedbelowand illustratedin depressedagainstthe upper handlein order to operatethe edger. Figure6. Releasing the blade controlstopsthe engineand theedger blade. BLADE DEPTH CONTROL LEVER The bladedepthcontrol leveris locatedon the rightside of the upper Be familiarwith all the controlsand their properoperation.Knowhow handle.It is usedto controlthe depthof the cut.The furtherforward to stopthe machineand disengageit quickly.
  • Page 12: Starting The Engine

    STARTING THE ENGINE EDGING Tostart theedger'sengine,proceedas follows: Attachthe sparkplug wireto the spark plug.Makecertainthe Rotatingcuttingblade maythrowobjectscausingpersonalinjury. metalcap on the end of the spark plug wireis fastenedsecurely Keeparea clearof bystanders and do notoperatewithoutguardsin overthe metaltip on thespark plug. )lace. Movethe bladedepthcontrol leverbackto the STARTpositionin theadjacent(top) notch.
  • Page 13 Edging Along A Curb Trenching The right, rearwheelof the edgercan be loweredintoone of five You canutilizethe edger'soptionaltrenchingfeaturein orderto create positionsto easethe taskof edgingalonga curb. Toadjustthe height a widercuttingpathfor such thingsas layingwirefor landscape of curbwheel, proceedas follows: lighting. Lowerthe right,rear wheelby movingthe curb heightadjustment leverslightlyto the left.
  • Page 14: Belt Replacement

    BELT REPLACEMENT Removethe spindlesheavesbelt guardby removing the two self-tappingscrewswhich secureitto the blade plateassembly. Drive Belt See Figure12. NOTE:Toaid in reassembly, n otethe orientationof the drivebelton BeltGuard ._ _indleSheave thetwo idlerpulleysand the engine flywheelpulleypriorto performing --,.. thefollowingsteps.Referto Figure9. Theedger drivebelt is subjectto wearand shouldbe replacedif any signsof cracking,shreddingor rottingare present.To replacethebelt, proceedas follows: Workingin front of the edger,loosenthe flangelock nuton topof...
  • Page 15: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE LUBRICATION Wheels Lubricatethewheelsand bearingsat leastoncea seasonwith a light oil. Also if the wheelsare removedfor any reason,lubricatethe surface ustment,re of the axle boltand theinner surfaceof thewheelwith light oil. Edger Blade Pivot Points Lubricatethepivot pointson the bladecontrol bail,bladedepthcontrol lever,and if applicable,the blade adjustmentlever,and curb height Theedger bladeis sharp.Wearleatherworkglovesto protectyour adjustmentleverwith lightoil at least oncea season.
  • Page 16: How To Replace The Spark Plug

    HOW TO CHANGE THE OIL TO REPLACE THE SPARK PLUG Withthe engine off, removethe sparkplug.See Figure15. Gasolineand its vaporsare extremelyflammableand explosive. NOTE: Replacewith a ChampionRJ19LMspark plug. Fireor explosioncan cause severeburnsor death. Fireor explosioncancause severeburnsor death. • If you drainthe oil fromthe top oil fill tube, the fueltank mustbe emptyor fuelcan leakout and resultin a fire or explosion.
  • Page 17: How To Service The Air Filter

    If youdrain the oil from thetop oil fill tube (E), keepthe spark Pourtheoil slowlyintothe engineoil fill (H). Do notoverfill.After plug end of the engine(F) up. See Figure18.Drainthe oil intoan addingoil, wait one minuteand thencheckthe oil level. approvedcontainer. Installand tightenthe dipstick. Removethe dipstickand checkthe oil level.
  • Page 18: Preparing The Engine

    If the edger will not be usedfor 30 days or longer,the equipmentneedsto be storedproperly.Followstorageinstructionsbelowto ensuretop performancefromthe edger for manymoreyears. PREPARING THE ENGINE PREPARING EDGER Enginesstoredover30 days need to be drainedof fuel to prevent if the edgerwill not be usedfor 30 daysor longer,followthe instruc- tions below.
  • Page 19: Need More Help

    Beforeperforming anytypeof maintenance/service, disengage all controlsandstoptheengine.Waituntilall moving partshavecometo a complete stop.Disconnect sparkplugwireandgrounditagainsttheengine to Iprevent u nintended starting. A lways wearsafetyglassesduringoperation orwhileperforming anyadjustments o r [repairs. Thissectionaddresses minorservice issues.To locate the nearest Sears Service Centeror to scheduleservice,simplycontactSears at 1-800-4-MY-HOME®. Referto the ServiceAnd Maintenance Section. Enginefails to start Dirtyair cleaner Engineneedsto be primed...
  • Page 20 EdgedTrencher B Model No. 247.772460 26"...
  • Page 21 Edger/Trencher -- Model No. 247.772460 Ref, Ref, I Description Description Part No, Part 687-02022 734-1268 Wheel 8 x 1.75 T-Tread Curb Height Adjustment Lever 936-0179 Flat Washer 1/2 x 1.25 x .10 687-02125A Curb Height Adjuster Plate 687-02126 936-0232 Wave Washer .531 x .781 x .013 Blade Plate Assembly Screw 3/8-24 736-0234...
  • Page 22 Briggs and Stratton lOL802=O713-F1 842 ,_ ,_ 287 _z 524 <}_? ..718 1 8'70 II869 I I-b_...
  • Page 23 Briggs and Stratton lOL802-O713-F1 358 ENGINE GASKET SET 163 _ =_z_' 524 *_) 842 _ 45_,X 868 _ 4o _, 1095 VALVE GASKET 4o_;_ 868 -_'_...
  • Page 24 Briggs and Stratton lOL802=O713-F1 633 _ _ 13941 . __. ,- __%::-..334 @' ..:__. s_,_ _.._ <',J ?,_ ) 745A L( _22 9 _...
  • Page 25 Briggs and Stratton lOL802=O713=F1 [ 1036 EMISSIONS LABEL /--- ..1211 1210 dr ..= '_' _?) r__ _ _i_{ 'Y'_":_...
  • Page 26 Briggs and Stratton lOL802=O713=F1 692144 Housing-Rewind Starter 699650 CylinderAssembly 697316 Rope-Starter 399269 Kit-Bushing/Seal ( MagnetoSide) 691915 Grip-StarterRope 299819s Seal-Oil(MagnetoSide)• 690837 Screw(RewindStarter) 798264 Sump-Engine 699850 Screen-Rotating 790169 Head-Cylinder 692198 Screw(FlywheelGuard) 698747 Gasket-Cylinder H ead,+ 692348 Plug(Cylinder) 791781 BreatherAssembly 795476 Carburetor 695890 Gasket-Breather 697414 Shaft-Throttle...
  • Page 27 Briggs and Stratton lOL802=O713-F1 EmissionsLabel 691876 Seal-DipstickTube 1058 277038 691320 Tube-Dipstick Operator'sManual 692189 Grommet 1095 498526 GasketSet-Valve 1210 499901 691417 Screw (Air Cleaner) Pulley/Spring Assembly(Pulley) 698369 Filter-Air CleanerFoam 1211 499901 Pulley/Spring Assembly(Spring) 698472 Cleaner-Air 1218 695866 Seal-ORing(Carburetor) 1329 10L802-OO15-F1 691119 Bolt(GovernorControl Lever) Replacement E ngine 1330...
  • Page 28 Congratulations on makinga smartpurchase.YournewCraftsman@ Onceyou purchasethe Agreement,a simplephonecall is all that it productis designedand manufactured for yearsof dependableopera- takesfor youto scheduleservice.Youcan call anytimedayor night,or tion. But likeall products,it may requirerepairfrom time to time.That's schedulea serviceappointmentonline. whenhavinga RepairProtectionAgreementcansave youmoneyand The RepairProtectionAgreementis a risk-freepurchase.If youcancel aggravation.
  • Page 32 Cubierta posterior GARANTiA LLENA CRAFTSMAN Si este Craftsmanproductofalla debidoa un defectoen materialo habilidaddentrode dos aSosde la fecha o compra,vu_lvaloa cualquier Sears,ias Partes& Centrode reparaciones de Reparaci6n,u otra salidade Craftsmanen EstadosUnidoshacerlosarregiospara reparaci6n libre (o el reemplazosi reparaci6n demuestraimposible). Estagaranfias61o tendr_, v alidezdurante90 dias si este productose utilizaen cualquiermomentopara fines comerciales o de alquiler.
  • Page 33 Esta rn_.quina rueconstruidapara seroperadade acuerdocon La presenciade este sirnboloindicaque se tratade instrucciones las reglasde seguridadcontenidasen este manual.AI igualque irnportantes de seguridadque sedeben respetarpara evitar concualquiertipo de equipornotorizado, u n descuidoo error por poneren peligro su seguridadpersonaly/o materialy la de otras partedel operadorpuedeproducirlesionesgraves.Estarn_.quina personas.Leay sigatodas las instrucciones de este manualantes es capazde arnputarrnanosy piesy de arrojarobjetoscon gran...
  • Page 34 • Mantengala boquillade Ilenadoen contactocon el horde del • Nuncaintentesacarmaterialdel protectorde la cuchillasi el dep6sitode combustible o con la aberturadel recipienteen todo motorest,. en funcionarniento. Apagueel motor,desconecteel rnornento, h astaterrninarla carga. No utiliceun dispositivode cable de la bujia y p6ngalode rnaneraque hagarnasacontrael boquillade apertura/cierre.
  • Page 35: Mantenimiento

    MANTENIMIENTO Y ALMACENAMIENTO NO MODIFIQUE EL MOTOR • Nuncaenciendael motoren espacioscerradoso en unazona Paraevitarlesionesgraveso la rnuerte,no rnodifiqueel motorbajo con pocaventilacidn.El escapedel motorcontienernondxidode ningunacircunstancia. S i carnbiala configuraci6n del reguladorel carbono,un gas inodoroy letal. motorpuededescontrolarse y operara velocidadesinseguras.Nunca carnbiela configuracidnde f_.brica del reguladordel motor. •...
  • Page 36 SilVIBOLOS DE SEGURIDAD Esta p_ginarepresenta y describela seguridadlos simbolosque puedenpareceren este producto.Lea,comprenda,y sigatodas instrucciones en ia mfiquina antes procurar para reunir y operar. LEA EL MANUAL(S) DEL OPERADOR Lea, comprenda, y siga todas instrucciones en el manual (manuales) antes procurar para reunir y operar ADVERTENCIA--...
  • Page 37 Estapgtgina s emarch6 intencionadamente enblanco.
  • Page 38: Montaje

    NOTA: Estaunidad se entregaSIN GASOLINAni ACEITE.Despuesde armar Cuerda de Arranque la unidad,realicelacarga de gasolinadel motorsegQnlasinstrucciones. Ubiquela guia de la cuerdadel lado derechode la barra superior. Afioje, pero NOretire,la perillade aletas que asegurala guia de NOTA: L asreferencias al ladoderecho o izquierdo d e la bordeadora se observan desdelaposici6n deloperador.
  • Page 39 CONFIGURACI6N AJUSTE Ajuste Bisel Gasolina y Aceite llene El _.ngulo de la cuchillade la bordeadorase puedeajustarcolocando el ajustedel biseladoen una de tres posicionesde recorte.Veala Nuncacargueel tanquede combustibleen espacioscerradosconel [ Figura3. motoren rnarchao hasta que hayadejadoque el rnisrnose enfrfepor[ --., [ o rnenosdos rn nutosdespu_sde haber estadoen rnarcha. C6mo verificar/Afiadir aceite Antes de aprovisionar con aceiteo de cornprobarel nivelde aceite...
  • Page 40 RECOMENDACIONES PARA EL COMBUSTIBLE C6MO AGREGAR COMBUSTIBLE El combustibledebe curnplirconestos requerirnientos: • Gasolinalirnpia,frescay libre de plorno. La gasolinay sus vaporesson extrernadarnente i nfiarnables y • Un rnfnirnode 87 octanos/87AKI (91 RON). Parausoa alta explosivos. altitudvea acontinuaci6n. Un incendioo unaexplosi6npuedencausargravesquernaduraso la •...
  • Page 41 Palancade controlde las cuchillas Palancade controlde la cuchilla Cuerdade arranque/ Arrancadorde Cebador retroceso Palancade ajuste de alturadel bordillo Figura4 PALANCA DE CONTROL DE LAS CUCHILLAS Edgercontrolay las caracteristicassondescritasabajoe ilustradosen Figura4. El controlde la cuchilla,ubicadoen la barra de controlsuperior,se debe presionarcontrala barrasuperiorparapoder operarla unidad AI soltarel controlde la cuchilla sedetieneel motory la cuchillade la Familiaricese contodos los controlesy con el usoadecuadode los bordeadora.
  • Page 42 ENCENDIDO DEL MOTOR BORDEADO NOTA:Consulteel manualdel motor entregadocon su bordeadora La cuchillade corte giratoriapuede lanzarobjetosy causar lesiones paraobteneruna descripci6ndetalladade todos los controlesy personales. Mantenga el _.realibre de observadoresy no opere sin cornponentes relacionados con el motor.Paraencenderel motorde la tenet todos los protectores. bordeadora,procedade la siguienteforrna: Conecteel cablede la bujfaa la rnisrna.
  • Page 43 RECORTE A LO LARGO DE UN BORDILLO ZANJADO (Sl EST.&. EQUIPADO) La ruedaposteriorderechade la bordeadora se puede bajara una Se puedeutilizarla caracteristica de zanjadoopcionalde la bordea- de cinco posicionesparafacilitarla tarea de recortea Io largo de un dora, paracrear un senderode corte rn_.s anchopara cosastales bordillo.
  • Page 44 REEIVIPLAZODE CORREA Retirela guardade la correade las poleasdel husil[osacandolos Correa de transmisi6n dos tornillosautoroscantes que la sujetanal rnontajede la placa de la cuchilla.Vea la Figura10. NOTA: Paraayudara arrnarnuevarnente, observela orientaci6n de la Defensade la correa Husilloroldana correade transrnisi6nsobrelasdos poleasIocasy la poleavolantedel motorantesde realizarlos siguientespasos.Vea la Fig.7-1.
  • Page 45 Pedestal iVlANTENIIVllENTO Lubriqueel pedestalcada25 horaso por Io rnenosuna vez por ternporada.Sirnplernente apliqueaceiteen arnbosextrernosde la Desconecteel cable de [a bujia de encendidoy hagarnasacontra el placade cubierta.Vea la Figura12. motorantesde realizarcualquierajuste,reparaci6no rnantenirniento. El Borde de la Bordeadora El hordede la bordeadoraesfiloso. P6ngaseguantesde trabajode cueropara protegerselasrnanoscuandotrabajacerca de la cuchilla de la bordeadora.
  • Page 46 C61VlOCAIVIBIAREL C6NIO REEMPLAZAR LA BUJiA- FIGURA ACEITE Conel motorapagadoperoa_n caliente,desconectela bujfa.Yea Figura15. La gasolinay sus vaporesson extremadamente infiamablesy explosivos. NOTA: Reemplazar c on una ChampionRJ19LMbujfa. Un incendioo unaexplosi6npuedencausargravesquemaduraso la muerte. • Si drenael aceitedesdeel tubo superiorde Ilenadode aceite,el tanquede combustibledebe estarvacfoo de Iocontrariopodrfa presentarseuna fuga de combustibleque podrfaocasionarun incendioo unaexplosi6n.
  • Page 47 Si drena el aceite desdeel tubo superiorde Nenado de aceite(E), Viertael aceitelentarnente pordentrodeltubode Ilenado de aceite rnantengael extrernode la bujfadel motor(F) haciaarriba (Figura del motor(H). NoIoIleneexcesivarnente. Despu_s de a_adiraceite, 18).Dreneel aceitea un recipiente aprobado. espereun rninuto y despu_s vuelva a cornprobar e l nivelde aceite. Coloquey ajustela varillaindicadora.
  • Page 48 Sinosevaautilizar elequipo durante 30dfas orn_.s esnecesario alrnacenar elequipo dernanera adecuada. Siga lasinstrucciones alrnacenarniento que seindican acontinuaci6n para garantizar elrendirniento rn_.xirno delabordeadora durante rnuchos a_os r n_.s. PREPARACI6N DEL MOTOR PREPARACION DE LA BORDEADORA Los rnotores alrnacenados rn_.s de 30 dfasnecesitanser drenados Si no seva a usar la bordeadoradurante30 dfas o rn_.s, s iga las de combustiblepara evitarque se deterioreny se forrnegornaen el siguientesinstruccionesincluidasa continuaci6n.
  • Page 49 Antesde realizar c ualquier t ipode rnantenirniento o servicio, d esenganche todosloscontroles y detengael motor.Espere a quesedetengan cornpbtarnente t odaslaspiezasrn6viles. Desconecte el cablede la bujfay p6ngalo haciendo rnasacontra el motorparaevitarque seencienda accidentalrnente. Utilicesiernpre anteojos [de segurdaddurantee funconarnentoo rnentrasajustao repara esteequpc. Esta secci6nanaliza problemasmenores de servicio.Paraubicar el Centrode Servicio Sears m_scercanoo para programarun servicio,sirnplemente comuniquese con Sears al tel_fono 1-800-4-MY-HOME®.
  • Page 50 Felicitaciones por haberrealizadouna adquisici6ninteligente.El Unavezadquiridoel Acuerdo,puedeprograrnar el serviciocon productoCraftsman@ que ha adquiridoest_ dise_adoy fabricado tan s61orealizaruna Ilarnadatelef6nica.PuedeIlarnaren cualquier para brindarrnuchosa_osde funcionarniento confiable.Perocorno mornento del dia o de la nocheo prograrnar un servicioen linea. todoslos productosa vecespuederequerirde reparaciones.Esen El Acuerdode Protecci6nde Reparaci6n es una cornprasin riesgo. esernornentocuandoel disponerde un Acuerdode protecci6npara Si ustedanula por alguna raz6nduranteel periodode garantiade reparaciones le puedeahorrardineroy problernas.
  • Page 52 Your Home For troubleshooting, product manuals and home solutions advice: ÷anag÷ 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.

Table of Contents