Husqvarna ST 111 Operator's Manual

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Operator's Manual
ST 111
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
115 68 68-25
English
understand the instructions before using the machine.

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  • Page 1 Operator’s Manual ST 111 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...
  • Page 2: Safety Rules

    CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a new snow thrower. It has been designed, engineered and man u fac tured to give best possible dependability and per for mance. Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy, please contact your nearest authorized service center. We have competent, well-trained tech ni cians and the proper tools to service or repair this unit.
  • Page 3: Customer Responsibilities

    Operation Maintenance and Storage 1. Do not put hands or feet near or under rotating parts. 1. Check shear bolts and other bolts at frequent intervals Keep clear of the discharge opening at all times. for proper tightness to be sure the equipment is in safe working condition.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY RULES ..............2-3 OPERATION ..............9-13 CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES .......... 3 MAINTENANCE ............... 14-18 PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS ..........3 STORAGE ................19 SAFETY AND INSTRUCTIONAL DECALS ......4 TROUBLESHOOTING ............20 ASSEMBLY ................5-7 WARRANTY ..............24-27 PRODUCT OVERVIEW ............8 KNOW YOUR SNOW THROWER READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND ALL SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR SNOW THROWER.
  • Page 5: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Setup Loose Parts Use the chart below to verify that all parts have been shipped. Procedure Description Qty. No parts required – Unfold the handle. Carriage bolts Install the discharge chute. Flange nuts Install the discharge chute. Washers Install the discharge chute. Knob Install the discharge chute.
  • Page 6: Installing The Discharge Chute

    ASSEMBLY 2. Installing the Discharge Chute 3. Installing the Upper Handle Cover Procedure 1. Install the upper handle cover to the handles using four 1. Install the chute deflector to the discharge chute using screws (Figure 5). bolts and, washer, nut, deflector knob and cap plunger (Figure 4).
  • Page 7 ASSEMBLY 4. Filling the Engine with Oil ENGINE See engine manual. LUBRICATION NOTE: SAE 10W30 or SAE 5W30 oil is acceptable for use in cold temperatures if engine is difficult to start. NOTE: Although multi-viscosity oils (5W30, 10W30 etc.) improve starting in cold weather, these multi-viscosity oils will result in increased oil consumption when used above 32°F.
  • Page 8: Product Overview

    PRODUCT OVERVIEW Product Overview Figure 7 1. Discharge chute 9. Ignition key 2. Chute deflector 10. Chute rotator handle 3. Fuel tank cap 11. Recoil start handle 4. Primer 12. Control bar 5. Electric-start button 13. Drive side cover (if equipped) 14.
  • Page 9: Operation

    OPERATION Operation Checking the Engine Oil Level 1. Move the snowthrower to a level surface. NOTE: Determine the left and right sides of the machine from the normal operating position. 2. Clean around the dipstick (Figure 9). NOTE: Dipstick location may vary depending on engine type.
  • Page 10: Starting The Engine

    OPERATION Starting the Engine 1. Push key in (Figure 10). 2. Move choke lever to left position. 3. Firmly push in the primer 2 times with your thumb, holding the primer in a for a second before releasing it each time. NOTE: Remove your glove when you push in the primer so that air cannot escape from the primer hole.
  • Page 11: Disengaging The

    OPERATION Engaging the Auger Blades IMPORTANT: During initial operation there may be wear between the auger blades and the scraper bar. Maximum performance, both snow throwing and driving, occurs 1. To engage the auger blades, hold the control bar against when there is zero clearance between these two parts the handle (Figure 13).
  • Page 12: Adjusting The Discharge Chute And Chute Deflector

    OPERATION Adjusting the Discharge Chute Clearing a Clogged Discharge and Chute Deflector Chute 1. To adjust the discharge chute, move deflector chute handle left or right to desired position (Figure 17). Hand contact with the rotating auger blades inside the discharge chute is the most common cause of injury associated with snow throwers.
  • Page 13 OPERATION Preventing Freeze-up After Use Operating Tips • Let the engine run for a few minutes to prevent moving parts from freezing. Stop the engine, wait for all mov- ing parts to stop, and remove ice and snow from the The auger blades can throw stones, toys, and snowthrower.
  • Page 14: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE Maintenance NOTE: Determine the left and right sides of the machine from the normal operating position. Check for Loose Fasteners Clean / Inspect Snow Thrower Clean / Replace V-Belts Check / Replace Auger Blades and Scraper Bar Check Fuel Lines and Electrical Wires Check Engine Oil Level Change Engine Oil Inspect Muffler...
  • Page 15: Changing The Engine Oil

    MAINTENANCE Inspecting the Auger Blades/ 5. After draining the used oil, return the snowthrower to the operating position. Scraper Bar 6. Install the oil drain plug and torque to 145-150 in-lbs (17 N-m). Before each session, inspect the auger blades for wear. NOTE: Dipstick location may vary depending on engine When an auger blade edge or the scraper bar has worn type.
  • Page 16: Disengaging The

    MAINTENANCE Servicing the Spark Plug 6. Remove two screws in plenum that hold top cover (Figure 26). 7. Remove the oil fill cap. Use a NGK BPR6ES, Champion RN9YC, or BOSCH WR6DC spark plug or equivalent. 1. Move snow thrower to a level surface. 2.
  • Page 17 MAINTENANCE 12. Unplug electrical wires on back of ignition switch (Figure 28). 13. Pull tube off the back of the primer bulb. 0.030 inch (0.76 mm) Figure 30 19. Install the spark plug and torque it to 20–22 ft-lb (27–30 N-m). 20.
  • Page 18 MAINTENANCE Replacing the Drive Belt 4. Install the new auger V-belt and drive pulley, routing it as shown in Figure 33. NOTE: Route the new auger v-belt first around the engine If auger V-belt becomes worn, oil-soaked, excessively pulley, then the idler pulley, and finally around the drive cracked, frayed, or otherwise damaged, replace the belt.
  • Page 19: Storage

    STORAGE Storage ENGINE OIL Drain oil (with engine warm) and replace with clean engine oil. (See “Changing the Engine Oil” section of this man ual). STORING THE SNOWTHROWER Immediately prepare your snow thrower for storage at CYLINDER the end of the season or if the unit will not be used for 30 1.
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Troubleshooting See appropriate section in manual unless directed to a service center/department. PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Does not start 1. Safety ignition key is not inserted. 1. Insert safety ignition key. 2. Out of fuel. 2. Fill fuel tank with fresh, clean gasoline. 3.
  • Page 21 SERVICE NOTES...
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  • Page 24: Warranty

    (a) Engines and Attachments.Except where otherwise indicated on Exhibit A, all Engines and Attachments are not covered by this Limited Warranty. In most cases, these items are NOT manufactured by Husqvarna in which case they may be covered separately by their respective manufacturer's warranties if one is provided and included with the product at the time of purchase.
  • Page 25 10. Authorized Husqvarna Servicing Dealer/Center. In order to obtain warranty coverage it is your responsibility (at your expense) to deliver or ship your Husqvarna unit to an authorized Husqvarna Servicing Dealer/Center and arrange for pick-up or return of your unit after the repairs have been made.
  • Page 26 Rental Use) Riding Lawn Tractors: Frame, Chassis, Front Axle 5 Years No Warranty No Warranty Engine* Transmission (if made by Husqvarna/Peerless) 3 Years No Warranty No Warranty XLS Models only - stamped deck shell. Armor Protected Limited Warranty 10 Years...
  • Page 27 ** See reference 4 (b) of the warranty statement. RZ - Two (2) Year Consumer warranty, parts & labor, with Hydro-Gear Distributor network. EZ - One (1) Year Commercial warranty, parts & labor, with Husqvarna. Two (2) Year Consumer warranty, parts & labor, with Hydro-Gear Distributor network.
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