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.
6. When cleaning, repairing or inspecting the snow thrower, Clearing a Clogged Discharge Chute 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.
PARTS PACKED SEPARATELY IN CARTON ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION Read these instructions and this manual in its entirety 2. Cut down all four corners of carton and lay panels flat. before you attempt to assemble or operate your new 3. Remove the two (2) screws securing the auger housing snow thrower.
ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION NOTE: The multi-wrench may be used for assembly of the INSTALL TRACTION DRIVE CONTROL ROD 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 has the long loop on the end of the spring as shown.
ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION INSTALL AUGER CONTROL ROD (See Figs. 5 and 6) INSTALL DISCHARGE CHUTE / CHUTE ROTATER HEAD (See Fig. 7) The auger control rod has the short loop on the end of the spring as shown. NOTE: The multi-wrench provided in your parts bag may be used to install the chute rotater head.
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 DRIVE SPEED IGNITION CON TROL LEVER GAS O LINE FILLER TRACTION CHUTE CHOKE DRIVE DE FLEC TOR CON- CONTROL TROL LEVER FUEL SHUT-OFF VALVE THROTTLE / ENGINE CONTROL...
OPERATION The operation of any snow thrower can result TO USE CHOKE CON TROL (See Fig. 11) in foreign objects thrown into the eyes, which The choke con trol is located on the en gine. Use the choke can result in severe eye damage. Always wear control when ev er you are starting a cold en gine.
OPERATION • Restart the engine, then squeeze the auger control lever to the handle to clear snow from the auger hous- HIGH ing and the discharge chute. POSITION DISCHARGE CHUTE KNOB CLEAN-OUT TOOL MOUNTING CLIP CHUTE DEFLECTOR LOW POSITION FIG. 13 TO THROW SNOW (See Fig.
OPERATION TO ADJUST SKID PLATES (See Fig. 17) 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 CAUTION: Alcohol blended fuels (called gas-...
OPERATION COLD START - ELECTRIC STARTER IF RECOIL STARTER HAS FROZEN If the recoil starter has frozen and will not turn the engine, 1. Insert safety ignition key (packed separately in parts bag) into ignition slot until it clicks. DO NOT turn the key. proceed as follows: Keep 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 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 V-BELTS TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL Check V-belts for deterioration and wear after every 50 Determine temperature range anticipated before next oil hours of operation and replace if necessary. The belts change. All oil must meet API service classification SG–SL. are not ad just able.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS 1. Disengage all controls and move throttle control to STOP position. Wait for all moving parts to stop. WARNING: To avoid serious injury, before performing any service or ad- 2. Remove safety ignition key and disconnect spark plug just ments: wire from spark plug.
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE BELTS (See Fig. 21) The auger and traction drive belts are not adjustable. If the HINT: Insert a 3/8" drive ratchet (in the “ON” position) into belts are damaged or begin to slip from wear, they should the square hole in idler arm and rotate ratchet clockwise be replaced.
TO REMOVE WHEELS (See Fig. 22) NOTE: To seal punctures or prevent flat tires due to slow 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 cor ro sion. IMPORTANT: When installing wheel, be sure to use the in- nermost hole in axle and the wheel hub hole.
TROUBLESHOOTING See appropriate section in manual unless directed to a qualified service centre. 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.