Ariens 924118 - 8524 Owner's/operator's Manual

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Owner/Operator Manual
924118 – 8524
924121 – 1128
924122 – 1124
924332 – 1124
924505 – 1332
924506 – 1336
924508 – 1128
924551 – 8524
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   Summary of Contents for Ariens 924118 - 8524

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    Sno-Thro Owner/Operator Manual Models 924118 – 8524 924121 – 1128 924122 – 1124 924332 – 1124 924505 – 1332 924506 – 1336 924508 – 1128 924551 – 8524 Transfer Coller l’autocollant du model & modèle et du numéro de serial number série dans cet encadré.

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    Facsimile (920) 756-2407 We the undersigned, ARIENS COMPANY, certify that: – Nous, soussignés ARIENS COMPANY, certifions que : – Der Unterzeichnete, ARIENS COMPANY, bescheinigt, dass: – La sottoscritta società, ARIENS COMPANY, certifica che: – Nosotros, los abajo firmantes, ARIENS COMPANY, certificamos que: – Undertegnede, ARIENS COMPANY, bekrefter at: –...

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    Representative Measured Sound Power Level ) – Niveau de puissance acoustique représentatif – Repräsentativer gemessener Geräuschpegel – Livello di potenza sonora rappresentativo rilevato – Nivel de potencia acústica representativo medido – Representativt målt lydeffektnivå – Representativ uppmätt ljudnivå – Edustava, mitattu äänen tehotaso 924332: 106 dB 924505: 105 dB 924506, 107 dB...

  • Page 4: Controls And Features

    CONTROLS AND FEATURES ENGLISH 1. Traction Drive Clutch Lever 2. Throttle (Engine Stop) 3. Choke Control Knob 4. Differential Lock (924122, 332, 505, 506, 508) 5. Ignition Key, push-pull (924121, 122) 6. Primer Bulb 7. Muffler Guard 8. Discharge Chute Deflector 9.

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    Figure 1 OS0595...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Warranty ......31 INTRODUCTION PRODUCT REGISTRATION The Ariens dealer must register the product at the time of purchase. Registering the product will help the company process warranty claims or contact you with the latest service information.

  • Page 7: Safety

    4. Review recommended lubrication, maintenance and adjustments. 5. Review Limited Warranty Policy. 6. Fill out a Product Registration Card and return the card to the Ariens Company or go to SAFETY CAUTION: POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS SITUATION! If not avoided, MAY RESULT in minor or moderate injury.

  • Page 8: Safety Decals And Locations

    SAFETY DECALS AND LOCATIONS ALWAYS replace missing or damaged Safety Decals. Refer to figure below for Safety Decal locations. 1. DANGER! ROTATING PARTS. Keep clear of auger while engine is running. • Read Operator’s Manual. • Allow operation only by OS2080 properly trained adult, never children.

  • Page 9: Safety Rules

    Stop engine, remove key, read manual before making any repairs, adjustments. OL4010 Wear appropriate hearing protection. OL4690 3. DANGER! ROTATING PARTS! Stop engine and remove key before clearing. High speed impeller rotates below discharge opening. Wait for all moving parts to stop before removing clogs or OS2070 servicing.

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    Fumes from engine exhaust can cause injury or death. DO NOT run engine in an enclosed area. Always provide good ventilation. ALWAYS disengage attachment, stop unit and engine, remove key and allow moving parts to stop before leaving operator’s position. ROTATING IMPELLER CAN CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY.

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    Never fill containers inside a vehicle or on a truck or trailer bed with a plastic liner. Always place containers on the ground away from your vehicle before filling. When practical, remove gas-powered equipment from the truck or trailer and refuel it on the ground.

  • Page 12: Assembly

    WARNING: AVOID INJURY. Read and understand the entire Safety section before proceeding. WARNING: Dropping or tipping over boxed unit could result in personal injury or damage to unit. Tools Required: • Pliers • Open-End Wrenches: 3/8, 7/16, 1/2, 9/16" and/or Adjustable Wrench •...

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    1. Pinion Bracket 7. Mounting Nut 2. Gear Strap 8. Flat Gear 3. Chute Bracket 9. Pinion 4. Retainer Clip 10.Chute Strap 5. Lower Ring 11.Universal Joint 6. Chute Ring 12.Spring Clip Figure 6 Install Discharge Chute - Electric Rotation (924505, 506) 1.

  • Page 14: Operation

    1. Cable Eye 2. Flat Washer and E-Ring 3. Deflector Cable Figure 8 Check Function of Dual Handle Interlock Without the engine running, press down (engage) both clutch levers. Release attachment clutch lever. Attachment clutch should remain engaged until traction clutch lever is released, then both clutches must disengage.

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    Attachment Clutch - Right Hand Lever Squeeze Attachment Clutch Lever against handlebar (1) to engage attachment. Release both clutch levers (2) to disengage power and apply brake to attachment. IMPORTANT: If the belt squeals when the OL2691 attachment clutch lever is engaged, the attachment drive may be frozen.

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    Discharge Chute Deflector ALWAYS position discharge chute deflector at a safe angle before starting engine. DO NOT throw snow any higher than necessary. Push deflector handle forward or down to throw snow lower. Pull deflector handle up or to the rear to throw snow higher. IMPORTANT: If Chute Deflector does not stay in set position, adjust as directed in Service and Adjustments, or repair before operation.

  • Page 17: Filling Fuel Tank

    Scraper Blade The scraper blade allows the back of the housing to keep better contact with the surface being cleared. It also prevents damage to the housing from normal wear. IMPORTANT: DO NOT allow Scraper Blade to wear too far or Auger/Impeller housing will become damaged.

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    STARTING AND SHUT OFF WARNING: FAILURE TO FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS could result in personal injury and/or damage to unit. DO NOT attempt to start your unit at this time. Read entire Owner/Operator Manual and the Engine Manual first. IMPORTANT: Allow unit and engine to adjust to the outdoor temperatures before clearing snow.

  • Page 19: Maintenance

    Use slow speed to clear deep or hard packed snow. Ariens Dealers will provide any service or adjustments which may be required to keep your unit operating at peak efficiency. Should...

  • Page 20: Maintenance Schedule, Check Tire Pressure

    To ensure adequate lubricant level: 1. Remove filler plug (Figure 10). Lubricant 2. Add lubricant if required. Allow oil to drain IMPORTANT: Use only Ariens special gear lubricant L-2 (Part Number 00008000). GB - 20 must be at least up to bottom of lubricant filler hole with unit resting on a...

  • Page 21: General Lubrication

    1. Auger Gearcase - Cast Iron 2. Oil Fill and Drain Plug 3. Auger Gearcase - Aluminum Figure 10 GENERAL LUBRICATION IMPORTANT: Wipe each fitting clean before and after lubrication. IMPORTANT: DO NOT allow grease or oil to get on friction disc, friction plate or belts. NOTE: Apply Stens Mix Hi-Temp Grease or equivalent to the lubrication fittings.

  • Page 22: Service And Adjustments, Discharge Chute

    CLEAN BATTERY (924332, 505, 506, 508) WARNING: AVOID INJURY. Read and understand the entire Safety section before proceeding. IMPORTANT: Battery is maintenance free. Do not tamper with or attempt to open battery. See Service and Adjustments for charging procedures. SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS WARNING: AVOID INJURY.

  • Page 23: Scraper Blade, Shear Bolts

    (housing closest to ground). 3. Reposition scraper blade flush with runners and tighten lock nuts. SHEAR BOLTS IMPORTANT: Use only Ariens shear bolts for DS0113 replacement. Use of any other type of shear bolt may result in severe damage to unit.

  • Page 24: Speed Selector Adjustment

    SPEED SELECTOR ADJUSTMENT To adjust (Figure 17): 1. Place unit into service position. 2. Remove hair pin from adjustment pivot pin. 3. Pull shift rod and pin out of speed selector lever. 4. Place the speed selector in the fastest reverse speed position.

  • Page 25: Traction Drive Clutch Adjustment, Drive Chain

    6. Adjust spring length. NOTE: Approximately 1/8 in. (3 mm) movement of the idler will change spring extension by 1/8 in. (3 mm). a.Loosen the idler adjustment nut. b. To increase spring extension, move idler towards belt (Figure 21). c.To decrease spring extension, move idler away from belt.

  • Page 26: Attachment Drive Belt Replacement

    ATTACHMENT DRIVE BELT REPLACEMENT Remove old attachment drive belt: 1. Shut off engine and allow to cool completely. 2. Remove belt cover (Figure 20). 3. Remove spring clip from chute crank to remove chute crank. 4. Remove hardware holding chute strap to engine bracket and lift discharge chute off housing.

  • Page 27: Traction Drive Belt Replacement, Friction Disc Replacement

    8. Remove cap screws securing housing to CAUTION: Always support Sno-Thro frame and blower housing when loosening the cap screws holding them together. Never loosen cap screws while unit is in service position. frame (one on each side). Tip housing and frame apart on pivot pins (Figure 20).

  • Page 28: Storage, Service Parts, Accessories

    51001500 Shear Bolt Kit To obtain a complete parts manual, find your model and serial number. Then go to or call 1-800-678-5443. ACCESSORIES See your authorized Ariens dealer to add the additional accessories available to your Sno-Thro. Part No. Description...

  • Page 29: Troubleshooting

    PROBLEM PROBABLE CAUSE Engine will 1. Fuel tank is empty. 2. Fuel shut-off valve closed. crank/start. 3. Build up of dirt and residue around governor/carburetor. 4. Key Switch not in run position. 5. Ignition switch starter circuit not functioning. 6. Battery discharged, wires loose.

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    Model Number 924121 924122 924332 924508 924505 924506 924118 924551 Description 1128 Engine - Tecumseh OHSK110-22173 Power Max - HP (kW) Fast Idle Speed - RPM (min Displacement - in. (cc) Electric Start Fuel Tank Capacity - qt (Liters) Snow Clearing Width - in.

  • Page 31: Warranty

    Ariens Company warrants to the original purchaser that consumer products manufactured by Ariens Company will be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of three (3) years after the date of purchase, and will repair any defect in material or workmanship, and repair or replace any defective part, subject to the conditions, limitations and exclusions set forth herein.

  • Page 32

    Ariens Company 655 West Ryan Street P.O. Box 157 Brillion, WI 54110-0157 920-756-2141 Fax 920-756-2407 WARNING The engine exhaust from this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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