Husqvarna 1827EXLT Operator's Manual

Husqvarna 1827EXLT Operator's Manual

Walk-behind snow throwers


Operator's Manual
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
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understand the instructions before using the machine.


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  • Page 1 Operator’s Manual 1827EXLT 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...
  • Page 2: Safety Rules

    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.
  • Page 3: Maintenance And Storage

    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.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a new snow PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS thrower. It has been designed, engineered and man u - fac tured to give best possible dependability and per for - Gasoline Capacity 0.5 Gallons (1,89 Liters) mance. and Type: Unleaded Regular only Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy, please contact your nearest authorized service...
  • Page 5 PARTS PACKED SEPARATELY IN CARTON (1) POWER CORD (1) MULTI- (198563) WRENCH (180684) (3) RETAINER SPRINGS (169675) (6) LOCKNUTS (6) SHEAR BOLTS 1/4-20 x 1-3/4 1/4-20 (192090) (2) FLAT WASHERS (73800400) (2) CARRIAGE BOLTS 3/8-16 x 2.25 SAFTEY IGNITION KEY(S) (1) LOCKNUT 3/8 (1) WASHER 3/8 (443059)
  • Page 6: Assembly / Pre-Operation

    ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION Read these instructions and this manual in its entirety before you attempt to assemble or operate your new snow thrower. Reading the entire manual will familiarize you with the unit, which will assist you in assembly, operation and maintenance of the product. Your new snow thrower has been as sem bled at the factory with the ex cep tion of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes.
  • Page 7 ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION INSTALL AUGER CONTROL ROD (See Figs. 5 and 6) INSTALL TRACTION DRIVE CONTROL ROD (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 is installed on the snow Slide straight rod end through the small hole in the thrower.
  • Page 8 ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION INSTALL DISCHARGE CHUTE / CHUTE ROTATOR INSTALL CHUTE DEFLECTOR REMOTE CONTROL HEAD (See Fig. 7) (See Figs. 8 and 9) 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.
  • Page 9: Operation

    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.
  • Page 11 OPERATION TRANSPORT AND HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT OF To operate the height adjust mechanism, using your SNOW THROWER foot, push down on the pedal, tilt the unit to align the pins with the selected height position and slowly TO TRANSPORT (See Figs. 11 & 12) release foot pressure until the pins are seated in the desired height setting.
  • Page 12 OPERATION • Press downward on chute deflector control lever and TO USE FUEL SHUT-OFF VALVE (See Fig. 14) move lever forward to lower the deflector and decrease The fuel shut-off valve is located beneath the fuel tank on the distance. Move lever back to raise the deflector the engine.
  • Page 13 OPERATION POWER STEERING OPERATION (See Fig. 20) Steering triggers are used to assist in steering your snow thrower. The triggers are located on the underside of each handle. When a trigger is squeezed, it disengages the track DISCHARGE drive on that side of snow thrower and allows it to turn in CHUTE that direction.
  • Page 14: Before Starting The Engine

    OPERATION TO USE DRIFT CUTTERS (See Fig. 22) RECOIL (AUXILIARY) ON / OFF Use the drift cutters to cut through deep snowdrifts that STARTER HANDLE SWITCH are higher than the front of the snow thrower. GAS O LINE FILLER CAP •...
  • Page 15 OPERATION 8. Disconnect the power cord from the receptacle first, SNOW THROWING TIPS then from the engine. • Go slower in deep, freezing or heavy wet snow. Use Allow the engine to warm up for a few minutes. Engine will the drive speed control, NOT the ON / OFF switch, to not develop full power until it has reached normal operat- adjust speed.
  • Page 16: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE LUBRICATION CHART GENERAL REC OM MEN DA TIONS The warranty on this snow thrower does not cover items ➀ that have been sub ject ed to operator abuse or negligence. SAE 30 Motor Oil To receive full value from the warranty, operator must ➁...
  • Page 17: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE SNOW THROWER TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL Determine temperature range anticipated before next oil Always observe safety rules when performing main te nance. change. All oil must meet API service classification SG–SL. TRACKS • Be sure snow thrower is on level surface. •...
  • Page 18: Service And Adjustments

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS To replace the capscrew/shear bolts: WARNING: To avoid serious injury, before 1. Disengage all controls and move throttle control to performing any service or ad just ments: STOP position. Wait for all moving parts to stop. 1. Be sure the on/off switch is in the 2.
  • Page 19: Service And Adjustments

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE BELTS (See Fig. 26) 7. 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.
  • Page 20: Service And Ad Just Ments

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REMOVE TRACKS (See Fig. 27) ENGINE SPEED • Remove the klik pin and remove track from axle. Never tamper with the engine governor, which is factory set for proper engine speed. Overspeeding the engine above the factory high speed setting can be dangerous and will HOLE void the warranty.
  • Page 21: Storage

    STORAGE Immediately prepare your snow thrower for storage at • Empty the fuel tank by starting the engine and letting it run until the fuel lines and car bu re tor are empty. the end of the season or if the unit will not be used for 30 days or more.
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    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 equipped) 1. Turn fuel shut-off valve to OPEN position. in OFF position. 2. Safety ignition key is not inserted. 2.
  • Page 27 SERVICE NOTES...
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