Husqvarna 13524SB-XLS Owner's Manual

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13524SB-XLS
13524SB-XLS
Owner's Manual / 96193004800 / 2009-07

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  • Page 1 13524SB-XLS 13524SB-XLS Owner's Manual / 96193004800 / 2009-07...
  • Page 2: Safety Rules

    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. Look for this symbol to point out im- por tant safety precautions.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    6. When cleaning, repairing or inspecting the snow thrower, stop the engine and make certain the collector/impel- ler and all moving parts have stopped. Disconnect the spark plug wire and keep the wire away from the plug to prevent someone from accidentally starting the engine.
  • Page 4 PARTS PACKED SEPARATELY IN CARTON (1) POWER CORD (198563) (1) DISCHARGE CHUTE EXTRA SHEAR BOLTS AND NUTS (6) SHEAR BOLTS 1/4-20 x 1-3/4 (192090) ROTATOR HEAD MOUNTING (1) WASHER 3/8 (1) LOCKNUT 3/8 (19131316) CHUTE DEFLECTOR REMOTE CONTROL (1) LOCKNUT (1) CARRIAGE BOLT 5/16-18 5/16-18 x 5/8...
  • Page 5: 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 familiar- ize you with the unit, which will assist you in assembly, operation and maintenance of the product.
  • Page 6 ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION INSTALL TRACTION DRIVE CONTROL ROD (See Figs. 3 and 4) The traction drive control rod has the long loop on the end of the spring as shown. 1. Slide rubber sleeve up rod and hook end of spring into eye of cable with loop opening down as shown.
  • Page 7 ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION INSTALL DISCHARGE CHUTE / CHUTE ROTATER HEAD (See Fig. 7) NOTE: The multi-wrench provided in your parts bag may be used to install the chute rotater head. 1. Place discharge chute assembly on top of chute base with discharge opening toward front of snow thrower.
  • Page 8: 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 9 GAS O LINE FILLER CAP MUF FLER CHOKE CON- TROL PRIM ER SAFETY IGNITION FUEL SHUT-OFF VALVE THROTTLE / ENGINE CONTROL NOTE: ITEMS ABOVE ARE SHOWN IN THEIR TYPICAL LOCATION ON THE ENGINE. ACTUAL LOCATION MAY VARY WITH THE ENGINE ON YOUR UNIT.
  • Page 10 The operation of any snow thrower can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes, which can result in severe eye damage. Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your snow thrower or performing any ad just- ments or repairs. We recommend standard safe ty glasses or a wide vision safety mask worn over spectacles.
  • Page 11 TO THROW SNOW (See Fig. 15) The auger rotation is controlled by the auger 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...
  • Page 12: Before Starting The Engine

    TO ADJUST SKID PLATES (See Fig. 19) NOTE: The wrench provided in your parts bag may be used to adjust the skid plates. Skid plates are located on each side of the auger housing and adjust the clearance between the scraper bar and the ground surface.
  • Page 13 CHOKE ENGINE OIL CONTROL FILL CAP / DIPSTICK PRIM ER SAFETY IG NI TION NOTE: ALL ITEMS ARE SHOWN IN THEIR TYPICAL LOCATION. ACTUAL LOCATION MAY VARY WITH ENGINE ON YOUR UNIT. FIG. 22 TO START ENGINE • Be sure fuel shut-off valve is in the “OPEN” position. Your snow thrower engine is equipped with both a 120 Volt A.C.
  • Page 14: Snow Throwing Tips

    SNOW THROWING TIPS • Always operate the snow thrower with the engine at full throttle. Full throttle offers the best performance. • Go slower in deep, freezing or heavy wet snow. Use the drive speed control, NOT the throttle, to adjust speed. •...
  • Page 15: Maintenance Schedule

    GENERAL REC OM MEN DA TIONS The warranty on this snow thrower does not cover items that have been sub ject ed to operator abuse or negligence. To receive full value from the warranty, operator must maintain snow thrower as in struct ed in this manual. Some ad just ments will need to be made periodically to properly maintain your snow thrower.
  • Page 16 BELTS Check belts for deterioration and wear after every 50 hours of operation and replace if necessary. The belts are not ad just able. Replace belts if they begin to slip from wear. (See “TO REMOVE BELT COVER” in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual).
  • Page 17: Service And Adjustments

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS WARNING: To avoid serious injury, before performing any service or ad just ments: 1. Be sure throttle is in STOP position. 2. Remove safety ignition key. 3. Make sure the augers and all mov ing parts have completely stopped. 4.
  • Page 18: To Replace Belts

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE BELTS (See Fig. 25) The auger and traction drive belts are not adjustable. If the belts are damaged or begin to slip from wear, they should be replaced. It is recommended that the belt(s) be replaced by a service center/department.
  • Page 19 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REMOVE WHEELS (See Fig. 26) • Remove the klik pin and remove wheel from axle. IMPORTANT: When installing wheel, be sure to use the axle hole closest to the end of the shaft – do not use the hole in the wheel hub (if equipped).
  • Page 20: Storage

    Immediately prepare your snow thrower for storage at the end of the season or if the unit will not be used for 30 days or more. WARNING: Never store the snow thrower with gaso line in the tank in side a build ing where fumes may reach an open flame, spark or pilot light as on a fur nace, water heater, clothes dryer or...
  • Page 21: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING See appropriate section in manual unless directed to a qualified service center. PROBLEM CAUSE Does not start 1. Fuel shut-off valve (if so equipped) in OFF position. 2. Safety ignition key is not inserted. 3. Out of fuel. 4. Throttle in STOP position. 5.
  • Page 22 SERVICE NOTES...
  • Page 23 SERVICE NOTES...
  • Page 25 428482 07.01.09 SR Printed in U.S.A.