Operator’s Manual 16530EXLT 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 chute is the most common cause of injury associated with the spark plug wire and keep the wire away from the snow throwers.
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 3.2 Quarts (3,03 Liters) mance. and Type: Unleaded Regular only Should you experience any problem you cannot easily Oil Type...
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 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.
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.
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.
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 FILLER CAP START CONTROL DRIVE SPEED DEFLECTOR TRACTION BUTTON LEVER CON TROL LEVER REMOTE DRIVE CONTROL LEVER MUF FLER RECOIL CONTROL (AUXILIARY) LEVER STARTER HANDLE CHOKE CON- TROL CHUTE DE FLEC TOR PRIM ER LH TURN TRIGGER...
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.
OPERATION TO USE FUEL SHUT-OFF VALVE (See Fig. 14) WARNING: If the discharge chute or au- The fuel shut-off valve is located beneath the fuel tank on ger become clogged, shut-off en gine the engine. Always op er ate the snow thrower with the fuel and wait for all moving parts to stop.
OPERATION NOTE: When both traction drive and auger control levers When cleaning, repairing, or in spect ing, make are engaged, the traction drive control lever will lock the certain all controls are disengaged and the au- auger control lever in the engaged position. This will allow ger/impeller and all moving parts have stopped.
OPERATION 1. Shut off engine and wait for all moving parts to stop. WARNING: Wipe off any spilled oil or 2. Adjust skid plates by loosening the hex nuts, then mov- fuel. Do not store, spill or use gasoline ing skid plate to desired position. Be sure both plates near an open flame.
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 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...
MAINTENANCE SNOW THROWER Check the crankcase oil level before starting the engine and after each five (5) hours of continuous use. Tighten oil fill Always observe safety rules when performing main te nance. cap / dipstick securely each time you check the oil level. TRACKS TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL Do not lubricate or add oil to the hydrostatic transmission...
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS To replace the capscrew/shear bolts: WARNING: To avoid serious injury, before per- 1. Disengage all controls and move throttle control to forming any service or ad just ments: STOP position. Wait for all moving parts to stop. 1.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE BELTS (See Fig. 27) 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.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REMOVE TRACKS (See Fig. 28) 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.
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 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.