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Auger Control - Craftsman 247.883961 Operator's Manual

30" snow thrower
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Throttlecontrol
Thethrottle control islocated on the rear ofthe engine. Itregulates the speedof the
engine
and willshut offthe
engine
when moved into the STOP
position.
Depressing the primerforces fueldirectlyintothe
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engine's carburetor t o aidin cold-weather s tarting.
3X
Recoil Starter Handle
Thishandleisusedto manuallystartthe engine.
Electric Starter Button
Pressing t he electricstarterbuttonengages t he engine's electricstarterwhen
pluggedinto a 120V powersource.
Electric Starter Outlet
Requires t he useof athree-prongoutdoorextension cordanda 120V powersource/
walloutlet.
OUFill
Engine oil levelcanbe checked a ndoil addedthroughthe oil fill.
Headlight
Theheadlight i son whenever t he engineisrunning.
Auger
Whenengaged, the augerbladesrotateanddrawsnowintothe augerhousing.
WheelSteeringControls
Theleft andfight wheelsteeringcontrols arelocated onthe underside ofthe
handles. S queeze t he fight control t o turn right; squeeze t he left control t o turn left.
flOTE: O perate the snowthrowerinopenareas until youarefamiliarwith these
controls.
AugerControl
/
AUGER
CONTROL
Theaugercontrolislocated on the left handle.Squeeze t he controlgripagainst t he
handleto engage the augerandstartsnowthrowingaction.Release to stop.
DriveControl/Auger ControlLock
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DRIVE
CONTROL
Thedrivecontrolislocated on the right handle.Squeeze t he control g ripagainstthe
handleto engage the wheeldrive.Release to stop.
Thedrivecontrolalsolocksthe augercontrolsoyoucanoperatethe chute
directional c ontrolwithoutinterruptingthe snowthrowingprocess. Ifthe auger
controlisengaged simultaneously with the drivecontrol,the operator canrelease
the augercontrol ( onthe left handle) andtheaugerswill remainengaged.Release
both controls to stoptheaugersandwheeldrive.
NOTE: Alwaysrelease the drivecontrolbeforechanging speeds. F ailure to dosowill
resultinincreased w earon yourmachine's d rivesystem.
Electric Chute Control
ELECTRIC
CHUTE
DIRECTIONAL
CONTROL
CHUTE TILT DOll
CHUTE
ROTATE
LEFT
CHUTE
ROTATE
RIGHT
Theelectricchutecontrol(Joystick) i slocated on the rightsideof the handlepanel.
Tochange the directionin whichsnowis thrown,movethe joystickto the
rightor to the left.
Tochange the angle/distance w hichsnowisthrown,pivot thejoystick
forwardto tilt the chutedownandbackward to tilt the chuteup.
Skid Shoes
Position the skidshoes based onsurface conditions. A djustupwardforhard-packed
snow.Adjustdownwardwhenoperatingon gravel o r crushedrocksurfaces.
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