Operator’s Manual 11524E / 96193007400 Gasoline containing up to 10% ethanol (E10) is acceptable for use in this machine. The use of any gasoline exceeding 10% ethanol (E10) will void the product warranty. Please read the owner's manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine.
IMPORTANT Safe Operation Practices for Walk-Behind Snow Throwers This snow thrower is capable of amputating hands and feet and throwing objects. Failure to observe the following safety instructions could result in serious injury. WARNING: Snow throwers have ex- Look for this symbol to point out im- posed rotating parts, which can cause por tant safety precautions.
Clearing a Clogged Discharge Chute 6. When cleaning, repairing or inspecting the snow thrower, stop the engine and make certain the collector/impel- Hand contact with the rotating impeller inside the discharge ler and all moving parts have stopped. Disconnect chute is the most common cause of injury associated with the spark plug wire and keep the wire away from the snow throwers.
PARTS PACKED SEPARATELY IN CARTON (1) FUEL STABILIZER PACKET (1) MULTI- WRENCH (180684) (1) POWER CORD SAFTEY IGNITION KEY (S) (198563) (193071) (1) AUGER CONTROL ROD (1) DISCHARGE CHUTE EXTRA SHEAR BOLTS AND NUTS (6) SHOULDER (6) LOCKNUTS BOLT 1/4-20 x 1-3/4 1/4-20 (192090) (73800400)
ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION Read these instructions and this manual in its entirety INSTALL SPEED CONTROL ROD (See Figs. 1 and 2) before you attempt to assemble or operate your new 1. Remove plastic tie securing rod to lower handle. snow thrower. Reading the entire manual will familiar- 2.
ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION INSTALL TRACTION DRIVE CONTROL ROD INSTALL AUGER CONTROL ROD (See Figs. 5 and 6) (See Figs. 3 and 4) 1. Retrieve vinyl sleeve and spring from bag of parts and retrieve the auger control rod from carton chute tray. The traction drive control rod has the long loop on the end Slide straight rod end through the small hole in the of the spring as shown.
ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION INSTALL CHUTE DEFLECTOR REMOTE CONTROL INSTALL DISCHARGE CHUTE / CHUTE ROTATER (See Figs. 8 and 9) HEAD (See Fig. 7) 1. Install remote cable bracket to discharge chute with NOTE: The multi-wrench provided in your parts bag may 5/16-18 carriage bolt and 5/16-18 locknut as shown.
OPERATION KNOW YOUR SNOW THROWER READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND ALL SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR SNOW THROWER. Compare the illustrations with your snow thrower to familiarize yourself with the location of various controls and adjustments. Save this manual for future reference. These symbols may appear on your snow thrower or in literature supplied with the product.
OPERATION DISCHARGE CHUTE CONTROL LEVER GAS O LINE ELECTRIC AUGER DEFLECTOR REMOTE FILLER CAP START CONTROL CONTROL LEVER BUTTON LEVER DRIVE SPEED TRACTION MUF FLER CON TROL LEVER RECOIL DRIVE (AUXILIARY) CONTROL STARTER LEVER HANDLE CHUTE CHOKE DE FLEC TOR CON- TROL PRIM ER...
OPERATION The operation of any snow thrower can result TO USE CHOKE CON TROL (See Fig. 13) in foreign objects thrown into the eyes, which The choke con trol is located on the en gine. Use the choke can result in severe eye damage. Always wear control when ev er you are starting a cold en gine.
OPERATION TO THROW SNOW (See Fig. 15) • Squeeze traction drive control lever to handle to en gage the drive system. The auger rotation is controlled by the auger control lever located on the right side handle. • Release traction drive control lever to stop the forward or reverse movement of the snow thrower.
OPERATION TO ADJUST SKID PLATES (See Fig. 19) TO USE DRIFT CUTTERS (See Fig. 20) NOTE: The wrench provided in your parts bag may be Use the drift cutters to cut through deep snowdrifts that used to adjust the skid plates. are higher than the front of the snow thrower.
OPERATION Allow the engine to warm up for a few minutes. Engine will CHOKE GAS O LINE ENGINE OIL not develop full power until it has reached normal operat- CONTROL FILLER CAP FILL CAP / DIPSTICK ing temperature. FUEL SHUT- WARM START - ELECTRIC STARTER OFF VALVE Follow the steps above, keeping the choke control in the...
OPERATION SNOW THROWING TIPS • Always operate the snow thrower with the engine at full throttle. Full throttle offers the best performance. • Go slower in deep, freezing or heavy wet snow. Use the drive speed control, NOT the throttle, to adjust speed. •...
MAINTENANCE GENERAL REC OM MEN DA TIONS LUBRICATION CHART The warranty on this snow thrower does not cover items that have been sub ject ed to operator abuse or negligence. ➀ SAE 30 Motor Oil To receive full value from the warranty, operator must ➁...
MAINTENANCE BELTS TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL Check belts for deterioration and wear after every 50 hours Determine temperature range anticipated before next oil of operation and replace if necessary. The belts are not change. All oil must meet API service classification SG–SL. ad just able.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS 1. Disengage all controls and move throttle control to WARNING: To avoid serious injury, before STOP position. Wait for all moving parts to stop. performing any service or ad just ments: 2. Remove safety ignition key and disconnect spark plug 1.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE BELTS (See Fig. 24) 8. RELIEVE TENSION ON TRACTION DRIVE BELT IDLER and remove traction drive belt from around The auger and traction drive belts are not adjustable. If the pulleys. belts are damaged or begin to slip from wear, they should be replaced.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS ENGINE TO REMOVE WHEELS (See Fig. 25) • Remove the wheel pin and retainer pin and remove SEE ENGINE MANUAL. wheel from axle. CARBURETOR NOTE: To seal punctures or prevent flat tires due to slow leaks, tire sealant may be purchased from your local parts Your carburetor is not adjustable.
STORAGE ENGINE OIL Immediately prepare your snow thrower for storage at the end of the season or if the unit will not be used for 30 Drain oil (with engine warm) and replace with clean engine days or more. oil. (See “ENGINE” in the Maintenance section of this man ual).
TROUBLESHOOTING See appropriate section in manual unless directed to an authorized service center/department. PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Does not start 1. Fuel shut-off valve (if so 1. Turn fuel shut-off valve to OPEN position. equipped) in OFF position. 2. Safety ignition key 2.