Do not put hands or feet near or under rotating parts.
Keep clear of the discharge opening and front auger
area at all times.
Exercise extreme caution when operating on or cross-
ing gravel drives, walks or roads. Stay alert for hidden
hazards or traffic.
After striking a foreign object, stop the engine (motor),
remove wire from the spark plug, thoroughly inspect
snow thrower for any damage, and repair the damage
before restarting and operating the snow thrower.
If the unit should start to vibrate abnormally, stop the
engine (motor) and check immediately for the cause.
Vibration is generally a warning of trouble.
Stop the engine (motor) whenever you leave the oper-
ating position, before unclogging the auger/impeller
housing or discharge chute and when making any
repairs, adjustments, or inspections.
When cleaning, repairing, or inspecting, make certain
all controls are disengaged and the auger/impeller and
all moving parts have stopped. Disconnect the spark
plug wire and keep the wire away from the spark plug
to prevent accidental starting.
Take all possible precautions when leaving the snow
thrower unattended. Disengage the auger/impeller,
stop engine (motor), and remove key.
Do not run the engine (motor) indoors, except when
starting the engine (motor) and for transporting the
snow thrower in or out of the building. Open the outside
WARNING: Exhaust fumes are danger-
ous (containing CARBON MONOXIDE,
an ODORLESS and DEADLY GAS).
Do not clear snow across the face of slopes. Exercise
extreme caution when changing direction on slopes.
Do not attempt to clear steep slopes.
Never operate the snow thrower without proper guards,
plates or other safety protective devices in place.
Never operate the snow thrower near glass enclo-
sures, automobiles, window wells, drop–offs, and the
like without proper adjustment of the snow discharge
angle. Keep children and pets away.
CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a new snow
thrower. It has been designed, engineered and manufac-
tured to give best possible dependability and performance.
Should you experience any problem you cannot easily
remedy, please contact your nearest authorized service
center/department. We have competent, well-trained tech-
nicians and the proper tools to service or repair this unit.
Please read and retain this manual. The instructions will
enable you to assemble and maintain your snow thrower
properly. Always observe the "SAFETY RULES".
SERIAL NUMBER: _____________________________
DATE OF PURCHASE: _________________________
THE MODEL AND SERIAL NUMBERS WILL BE FOUND
ON A DECAL ATTACHED TO THE REAR OF THE
SNOW THROWER HOUSING.
YOU SHOULD RECORD BOTH SERIAL NUMBER AND
DATE OF PURCHASE AND KEEP IN A SAFE PLACE
FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
Do not overload the machine capacity by attempting to
clear snow at too fast a rate.
Never operate the machine at high transport speeds on
slippery surfaces. Look behind and use care when
Never direct discharge at bystanders or allow anyone
in front of the unit.
Disengage power to the auger/impeller when snow
thrower is transported or not in use.
Use only attachments and accessories approved by
the manufacturer of the snow thrower (such as wheel
weights, counterweights, cabs, tire chains, electric
start kits, etc.).
Never operate the snow thrower without good visibility
or light. Always be sure of your footing and keep a firm
hold on the handles. Walk; never run.
Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance at
This snow thrower is for use on sidewalks, driveways
and other ground level surfaces.
Do not use the snow thrower on surfaces above ground
level such as roofs of residences, garages, porches or
other such structures or buildings.
MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE
Check shear bolts and other bolts at frequent intervals
for proper tightness to be sure the equipment is in safe
Never store the snow thrower with fuel in the tank inside
a building where ignition sources are present such as
hot water and space heaters, clothes dryers, and the
like. Allow the engine (motor) to cool before storing in
Always refer to operator's guide instructions for impor-
tant details if the snow thrower is to be stored for an
Maintain or replace safety and instruction labels, as
Run the snow thrower, with auger engaged, a few
minutes after throwing snow to clear the machine and
prevent freeze-up of the auger/impeller.
Gasoline Capacity 4.0 Quarts
Unleaded Regular only
SAE 30 (above 40°F)
SAE 5W-30 or 10W-30 (0° to +40°F)
SAE 0W-30 (below 0°F)
Champion RN4C (Gap: .030")
Read and observe the safety rules.
Follow a regular schedule in maintaining, caring for and
using your snow thrower.
Follow the instructions under "Maintenance" and "Stor-
age" sections of this owner's manual.