SAFETY RULES Safe Operation Practices for Snow Throwers IMPORTANT: This machine is capable of amputating hands and feet and throwing objects. Failure to observe the following safety instructions could result in serious injury or death. • Do not operate the equipment without wearing ad- Look for this symbol to point out im- equate winter outer garments.
• Do not put hands or feet near or under rotating parts. • Do not overload the machine capacity by attempting to Keep clear of the discharge opening and front auger clear snow at too fast a rate. area at all times. •...
ASSEMBLY Read these instructions and this manual in its entirety before you attempt to assemble or operate your new snow thrower. Your new snow thrower has been assembled at the factory with the exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes.
ASSEMBLY AUGER AUGER TRACTION DRIVE RETAINER CONTROL CONTROL RETAINER CONTROL LEVER SPRING LEVER SPRING TRACTION DRIVE CONTROL DRIVE AUGER CONTROL CONTROL BRACKET BRACKET INSTALL AUGER CONTROL ROD INSTALL DISCHARGE CHUTE / CHUTE ROTATER HEAD The auger control rod has the short loop on the end of the NOTE: The multi-wrench provided in your parts bag may be spring as shown.
ASSEMBLY INSTALL CHUTE DEFLECTOR REMOTE CONTROL INSTALL WEIGHT BAG 1. Install remote cable bracket to discharge chute with Though seldom required, the weight bag will reduce the 5/16-18 carriage bolt, flat washer and 5/16-18 locknut tendency of the auger housing to ride up on hard, icy drifts. 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 SPARK ENGINE OIL CAP AUGER DISCHARGE CHUTE CONTROL LEVER PLUG WITH DIPSTICK CONTROL SAFETY LEVER DEFLECTOR REMOTE DRIVE SPEED IGNITION CONTROL LEVER CONTROL LEVER GASOLINE FILLER TRACTION CHUTE CHOKE DRIVE DEFLECTOR CON- CONTROL TROL LEVER THROTTLE / LH TURN ENGINE TRIGGER CONTROL...
OPERATION The operation of any snow thrower can result TO USE CHOKE CONTROL in foreign objects thrown into the eyes, which The choke control is located on the engine. Use the choke can result in severe eye damage. Always control whenever you are starting a cold engine. Do not use wear safety glasses or eye shields while to start a warm engine.
OPERATION TO THROW SNOW TRACTION DRIVE The auger rotation is controlled by the auger control lever CONTROL LEVER located on the right side handle. • Squeeze auger control lever to handle to engage the auger and throw snow. • Release the auger control lever to stop throwing snow. AUGER CONTROL LEVER...
OPERATION TO ADJUST SKID PLATES WARNING: Wipe off any spilled oil or NOTE: The wrench provided in your parts bag may be used fuel. Do not store, spill or use gasoline 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 CAUTION: Alcohol blended fuels (called gaso-...
OPERATION COLD START - ELECTRIC STARTER ELECTRIC STARTER 1. Insert safety ignition key into the ignition slot until it 1. Connect the power cord to the engine. clicks. DO NOT turn the key. Keep the extra safety 2. Plug the other end of the power cord into a three-hole ignition key in a safe place.
MAINTENANCE GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS LUBRICATION CHART À The warranty on this snow thrower does not cover items SAE 30 Motor Oil Á that have been subjected to operator abuse or negligence. See “ENGINE” in To receive full value from the warranty, operator must Maintenance section maintain snow thrower as instructed in this manual.
MAINTENANCE TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL V-BELTS Determine temperature range anticipated before next oil Check V-belts for deterioration and wear after every 50 change. All oil must meet API service classification SF-SJ. hours of operation and replace if necessary. The belts are not adjustable.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS 1. Disengage all controls and move throttle control to WARNING: To avoid serious injury, STOP position. Wait for all moving parts to stop. before performing any service or ad- 2. Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place justments: it wear it cannot come in contact with spark plug.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE BELTS HINT: Insert a 3/8" drive ratchet (in the “ON” position) into The auger and traction drive belts are not adjustable. If the belts are damaged or begin to slip from wear, they should the square hole in idler arm and rotate ratchet clockwise to be replaced.
NOTE: To seal punctures or prevent flat tires due to slow TO REMOVE WHEELS leaks, tire sealant may be purchased from your local parts • Remove the klik pin and remove wheel from axle. dealer. Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion. IMPORTANT: When installing wheel, be sure to use the axle hole closest to the end of the shaft - do not use the hole ENGINE...
TROUBLESHOOTING See appropriate section in manual unless directed to a qualified service center. 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.