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Disconnect the sparkplug wireandgroundit againstthe engine to prevent
unintended starting. Beforeperforming anytypeof maintenance/service,
disengage all controls andstop the engine.Wait until aHmovingparts
havecometo a completestop.Alwayswear safetyglasses duringoperation
or while performing any adjustmentsor repairs.
This section addresses minor service i ssues. Tolocate the nearest Sears Service Center o rto schedule service, simply contact Sears at 1-800-4-MY=HOMP.
Engine fails to start
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Choke control not in CHOKE position.
Spark plug wire disconnected.
Faulty spark plug.
Fuel tank empty or stale fuel.
Engine not primed.
Key not inserted.
Extension cord not connected
(when
1. Move choke control to CHOKE position.
2. Connectwire
to spark plug.
3. Clean, adjust gap, or replace.
4. Fill tank with clean, fresh gasoline.
5. Prime engine as instructed
in the Operation
Section.
6. Insert key fully into the switch.
7. Connect one end of the extension
cord to the
Engine running
erratically/
inconsistent
RPM (hunting
or surging)
Excessive vibration
Lossof power
Unit fails to propel itself
using electric start button, on models so
equipped).
1. Engine running
on CHOKE.
2. Stale fuel.
3. Water or dirt in fuel system.
4. Carburetor
out of adjustment.
5. Over-governed
engine.
1. Loose parts or damaged
auger.
1. Spark plug wire loose.
2. Gas cap vent hole plugged.
1. Drive cable in need of adjustment.
2. Drive belt loose or damaged.
3. Worn friction
wheel.
electric starter outlet and the other end to a three-
prong 120-volt, grounded, AC outlet.
1. Move choke control to RUN position.
2. Fill tank with clean, fresh gasoline.
3. Drain fuel tank by running
engine until it stops. Refill
with fresh fuel.
4.
5.
1.
1.
2.
1.
2.
3.
Contact your Sears Parts & Repair Center.
Contact your Sears Parts & Repair Center.
Stop engine immediately
and disconnect
spark
plug wire. Tighten
all bolts and nuts. If vibration
continues,
have unit serviced by a Sears Parts &
Repair Center.
Connect and tighten
spark plug wire.
Remove ice and snow from gas cap. Be certain vent
hole is clear.
Adjust drive control cable. Refer to Service and
Maintenance
section.
Have drive belt replaced. Contact your Sears Parts &
Repair Center.
Have friction
wheel replaced at a Sears Parts &
Repair Center.
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