Operator’s Manual 924HV 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...
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 the chute is the most common cause of injury associated with spark plug wire and keep the wire away from the plug to snow throwers.
PARTS PACKED SEPARATELY IN CARTON (1) POWER CORD (1) MULTI- (3) RETAINER (198563) WRENCH SPRINGS (180684) (169675) (6) LOCKNUTS (6) SHEAR BOLTS 1/4-20 x 1-3/4 1/4-20 (192090) (73800400) (2) FLAT WASHERS SAFTEY IGNITION KEY (S) (443059) (2) CARRIAGE BOLTS (1) LOCKNUT (1) CARRIAGE BOLT 3/8-16 x 2.25 5/16-18...
ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION INSTALL TRACTION DRIVE CONTROL ROD NOTE: The multi-wrench may be used for assembly of the chute rotator head to snow thrower and making ad just ments (See Figs. 3 and 4) to the skid plates. The traction drive control rod is installed on the snow thrower.
ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION INSTALL DISCHARGE CHUTE / CHUTE ROTATER INSTALL AUGER CONTROL ROD (See Figs. 5 and 6) HEAD (See Fig. 7) 1. Retrieve vinyl sleeve and spring from bag of parts and retrieve the auger control rod from carton chute tray. NOTE: The multi-wrench provided in your parts bag may Slide straight rod end through the small hole in the be used to install the chute rotater head.
ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION INSTALL CHUTE DEFLECTOR REMOTE CONTROL (See Figs. 8 and 9) 1. Install remote cable bracket to discharge chute with 5/16-18 carriage bolt and 5/16-18 locknut as shown. Tighten securely. 2. Install remote cable eyelet to chute deflector with 1/4-20 shoulder bolt and 1/4-20 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 MUF FLER ELECTRIC START AUGER DISCHARGE CHUTE CONTROL LEVER BUTTON CONTROL DEFLECTOR REMOTE DRIVE SPEED GAS O LINE LEVER CONTROL LEVER CON TROL LEVER FILLER CAP POWER CORD PLUG CHOKE CHUTE CON- TRACTION DE FLEC TOR TROL DRIVE CONTROL LEVER SAFETY IGNITION...
OPERATION The operation of any snow thrower can result TO CONTROL SNOW DISCHARGE (See Fig. 13) in foreign objects thrown into the eyes, which can result in severe eye damage. Always wear WARNING: Snow throwers have ex- posed rotating parts, which can cause safety glasses or eye shields while operating severe injury from contact, or from ma- your snow thrower or performing any ad just-...
OPERATION USING THE CLEAN-OUT TOOL (See Fig. 15) • Slower speeds are for heavier snow and faster speeds are for light snow and transporting the snow thrower. It In certain snow conditions, the discharge chute may be- is recommended that you use a slower speed until you come clogged with ice and snow.
OPERATION TO ADJUST SKID PLATES (See Fig. 18) WARNING: Wipe off any spilled oil or NOTE: The wrench provided in your parts bag may be fuel. Do not store, spill or use gasoline used to adjust the skid plates. near an open flame. Skid plates are located on each side of the auger housing and adjust the clearance between the scraper bar and the ground surface.
OPERATION COLD START - ELECTRIC STARTER IF RECOIL STARTER HAS FROZEN 1. Insert safety ignition key (tied to recoil start cord) into If the recoil starter has frozen and will not turn the engine, ignition slot until it clicks. DO NOT turn the key. Keep proceed as follows: the extra safety ignition key in a safe place.
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 wire from spark plug.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE BELTS (See Fig. 22) 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 TO REMOVE WHEELS (See Fig. 23) ENGINE SPEED • Remove the wheel pin and retainer pin and remove Never tamper with the engine governor, which is factory set wheel from axle. for proper engine speed. Overspeeding the engine above the factory high speed setting can be dangerous and will NOTE: To seal punctures or prevent flat tires due to slow void the warranty.
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.
TROUBLESHOOTING See appropriate section in manual unless directed to a 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.