Craftsman 138.74898 Operator's Manual

12 amp electric blower/vac with metal impeller
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  • Page 1 1-888-266-7096 Sears Brands Management Corporation, Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA Visit the Craftsman web page: Visite el sitio web de Craftsman: Save this manual for future reference Guarde este manual para futuras consulta 218549...
  • Page 2 Figure numbers (illustrations) ........i-ii CRAFTSMAN ® TWO YEAR FULL WARRANTY FOR TWO YEARS from the date of purchase, this blower is warranted against defects in material or workmanship. Defective product will be replaced free of charge. For warranty...
  • Page 3 When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions [] Wear heavy long pants, boots, and gloves. Avoid should always be followed, including the following: loose garments or jewelry that could get caught in moving parts of the machine or its motor. WARNING! Read and understand all instructions Do not force tool.
  • Page 4 [] Donotunplug by pulling oncord.Tounplug, g rasp the [] Toavoid serious personal injury, d onotwearloose plug,notthecord. fittingclothing or articles suchas scarves, strings, [] Useonlyidentical manufacturer's replacement partsand chains, t ies,etc.,thatcouldgetdrawn intotheair accessories. Useofanyotherpartsmaycreatea hazard vents.Tomakesurelonghairdoesnotgetdrawn into orcauseproduct d amage. theairvents, t ie backlonghair. [] Donotusewithdamaged c ordor plug.If appliance is not [] Makesureyourextension cordis in good condition.
  • Page 5 WHILEOPERATING U NITASA BLOWER PROPOSiTiON [] Neverpointtheblower i nthedirection of people or petsor inthedirection ofwindows. U seextracaution when WARNING( Some dust created by power sand- blowing debris nearsolidobjects suchastrees,automo- ing, sawing, grinding, drilling, and other construction bilesandwalls. activities WHILEOPERATING U NIT AS A MULCHER contains chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects [] Avoid situations that could catch the bag on fire.
  • Page 6: Symbols

    Someofthefollowing symbols maybeusedonthisproduct. P lease studythemandlearn theirmeaning. Proper interpretation ofthesesymbols willallowyoutooperate theproduct b etter andsafer. SY M BOL NAME EXPLANATi Safety Alert Symbol Indicates a potential personal injury hazard. Volts Voltage Current Amperes Hertz Frequency (cycles per second) Watt Power Hours Time Class II Construction...
  • Page 7: Features

    Thefollowing signal w ordsandmeanings a reintended t o explain thelevels of riskassociated w iththisproduct. SYM BOL SIGNAL MEANING Indicates an imminently hazardous situation, which, if not avoided, will result DANGER: in death or serious injury. Indicates a potentially hazardous situation, which, if not avoided, could result WARNING: in death or serious injury.
  • Page 8: Electrical

    DOUBLEINSULATION It is possible to tie the extension cord and power cord in a Doubleinsulation is a concept i n safetyin electric power knot to prevent them from becoming disconnected during tools, which eliminatesthe need for the usual three- use. Make the knot as shown in figure 1, then connect the wiregrounded powercord.All exposedmetalpartsare plug end of the power cord into the receptacle end of the extension cord.
  • Page 9: Assembly

    UNPACKING WARNING: Do not connect to power supply until This product requires assembly assembly is complete. Failure to comply could result in accidental starting and possible serious personal Carefully remove the product and any accessories from injury. the box. Make sure that all items listed in the packing list are included.
  • Page 10 CONNECTING THE POWER CORD OPERATING TiPS See Figure 6, page ii See Figure 8, page ii. !. Secure the extension cord to the motor housing using The bag is installed and zipped closed (when used the notch at rear of blower. This prevents accidental as a mulcher).
  • Page 11 AiR VENTS The debris will flow into the bag. Items such as small leaves and twigs will be mulched as they pass through Never cover air vents. Keep them free from obstructions the fan housing. For longer bag life and increased and debris.
  • Page 12 4"Metal Impeller - blower/Vac 33203142 blade 3410127-1 impeller nut 34105142-2 MulchNacuum Gate 33401145 torsion spring 3420311 rubber washer 31104142-5 lock button assy 34106142 upper mulcher tube 34107142 lower mulcher tube 31103142-4 Craftsman Mulch Collection Bag Assy. 34115142 concentrator nozzle English...
  • Page 13 B- Extensioncord (Cord6nde extensi6n) A- Variablespeedpowerswitch(Interruptorde potenciavariableorin6) Fig. 2 B- AuxiliaryHandle (Manijaauxiliar) C- LockButton (Bot6nde bloqueo) D- BlowerTube(Tubodel soplador) E- ConcentratorNozzle(Toberaconcentradora) F- PowerCord (Cableelectrico) G- CordRetainer(Retenedordel cable) H- MulchNacuumGate(Pajote/ Puertade vacio) I- Upper& LowerMulcherTubes(Tubosde lasopladore acolchador) J- CraftsmanMulchCollectionBagAssy(Bolsade Craftsman) F_g. 3 Fig.3.2 Fig.3.4...
  • Page 14 A- NotchedArea (Areadentada) B- Slot (Ranura) O- BlowerTube (Tubodel soplador) D- Ooncentrator Nozzle(Toberaconcentradora) E- Air outlet(Salidade aire) Fig.5...
  • Page 15 Cuando se usa un electrodomestico, las precauciones basicas [] Use protecci6n ocular que cumpla con la norma ANSI siempre se deben seguir, inclusive 1o siguiente: Z87.1 cuando utilice este producto. [] Tenga sumo cuidado cuando limpie sobre escaleras. iADVERTENOIA! Lea y comprenda todas las [] No deje el artefacto enchufado.
  • Page 16 [] Noest_destinado a usoscomerciales. [] Mantenga a lostranse0ntes, ni_os y mascotas a l menos a 15mdedistancia. [] Paraevitarlesiones p ersonales g raves, a segOrese de [] Nouseestaunidad si est_cansado, enfermo, o bajola queel interruptor seencuentre e n laposici6n influencia d elalcohol, d rogas o medicamentos. APAGADO, queest6desenchufada y quelosimpul- [] Noutilice enlugares conpocailuminaci6n.
  • Page 17 CUANDO UTILICE LA UNIDAD COMO SOPLADOR PROPUESTA 65 [] Nunca apunte con la boquilla del soplador a personas o iADVERTENClA! Parte del polvo causado por mascotas, o en direcci6n alas ventanas. Tenga extremo el lijado el6ctrico, el serruchado, la trituraci6n, la cuidado cuado sople residuos cerca de objetos s61idos perforaci6n y otras actividades de construcci6n contiene como _rboles, autom6viles y paredes.
  • Page 18: Sfmbolos

    Es posible que se empleen en esta producto algunos de los siguientes sfmbolos. Le suplicamos estudiarlos y aprender su significado para mayor seguridad al manejar este producto. S|MBOLO NOMB RE EXPLICACION Sfmbolo de alerta de seguridad Indica un peligro posible de lesiones personales. Volts Voltaje Corriente...
  • Page 19 Lassiguientes p alabras d ese_alizaciOn y sussignificados tienen elobjeto deexplicar l osniveles deriesgo relacionados conesteproducto. S|MBOLO SENAL SiGNIFICADO Indica una situaciOn peligrosa inminente, la cual, si no se evita, causar& la muerte PELIGRO: o lesiones serias. Indica una situaci6n peligrosa posible, la cual, si no se evita, podria causar la ADVERTENCIA: muerte o lesiones serias.
  • Page 20: Caracterfsticas

    Se puede hacer un nudo para atar el cord6n de extensi6n DOBLE AISLAM lENTO y el cord6n el_ctrico para impedir que se desconecten du - El doble aislamiento es una caracterfstica de seguridad de rante el uso. Ate el nudo como se muestra en la figura 1, las herramientas electricas, la cual elimina la necesidad de luego conecte el extremo de la clavija del cord6n el_ctrico usar el tfpico cord6n electrico de tres conductores con con -...
  • Page 21: Armado

    DESEIVIPAQUETADO ENSAIVIBLE COIVIO UNA ACOLCHADOR Embarcamos este producto comptetamente armado. Vea la figura 3, p#gina i. [] Extraiga cuidadosamente de la caja el producto y los Insertar el tubo de mulcher convierte la unidad del soplar a accesorios. Asegt3rese de que esten presentes todos los la funci6n que limpia con aspiradora.
  • Page 22 CONEXION DEL CABLE ELC:CTRlCO CONSEJOS PARA EL FUNCIONAIVIIENTO Vea la figura 6, p&gina ft. Vea la figura 8, p#gina ii. !. Asegure el cable de extensi6n al armaz6n del La bolsa se encuentra colocada y cerrada con cierre motor mediante el Area dentada en la parte trasera (cuando se utiliza como acolchador).
  • Page 23: Mantenimiento

    VENTILADORES DE AIRE traves det armazOn det ventilador. Para una mayor duraciOn de la botsa y un mejor rendimiento, vacie la botsa peri6dicamente. Nunca cubra los ventiladores de aire. Mantengalos libres de obstrucciones y residuos. Siempre deben 3ermanecer libres LIMPIEZA DE UN TUBO O IMPULSOR para un correcto enfriamiento det motor.