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  • Owner's Manual

    9 Horse Power

    28" Two-Stage Track Drive Snow Thrower

    Model No.

    247.888550

    CAUTION: Before using this product, read this manual and

    follow all safety rules and operating instructions.

    • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Service • Maintenance

    • Espafiol

    Sears, Roebuck And Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179, U.S.A. Visit our Sears website: www.sears.condcraftsman

    FormNo.770-10051C PdntedJnU.S.A. (6/99)

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  • Content Page

    Warranty Information......................................... 2

    Safe Operation Practices ................................... 3

    Hardware Pack .................................................. 5

    Assembly ........................................................... 6

    Operation ............... ............................................ 12

    Maintenance ...................................................... 17

    Content Page

    Service & Adjustment......................................... 20

    Off*Season Storage ........................................... 24

    Trouble-Shooting............................................... 25

    Parts List............................................................ 26

    Espanbl.............................................................. 40

    Two -Year Warranty on Craftsman Snow Thrower

    For two years from the date of purchase, when this Craftsman Snow Thrower is maintained, lubricatedand tuned up accordingto the instructionsinthe owner's manual, Sears will repair, free of charge, any defect in material and workmanship.

    If this Craftsman snow throweris used for commercial or rental purposes, thiswarranty applies for only 30 days from the date of purchase.

    This warranty does not cover:

    Expendable items which become worn duringnormal use, suchas skidshoes, shave plate and spark plugs.

    Repairs nec•ssary because of operator abuse or negligence, includingbent crankshaftsand the failure to maintainthe equipment accordingto the instructionscontained in the owner's manual.

    WARRANTY SERVICE IS AVAILABLEBY RETURNING THE CRAFTSMAN SNOWTHROWER TO THE NEAREST SEARS SERVICE CENTER/DEPARTMENT IN THE UNITED STATES.

    This warranty applies only while this product Is In use in the United States.

    Thiswarrantygivesyouspecificlegal rightsandyou mayalsohaveotherdghts whichmayvary from stateto state. SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO., D/817WA, HOFFMAN ESTATES,IL60179

    Horsepower: 9

    EngineOil SAE 5W30 oil

    Fuel Capacity: 1 gallon

    Spark Plug: RJ-19LM

    Engine: 143.999005

    Model Number 247.888550

    Serial Number ...........................................................

    Date of Purchase ......................................................

    Record both serial number and date of purchase and keep in a safe place for future reference.

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  • This symbol points out important safety instructions which, ifnot followed, could endanger the personal safetyand/or propertyof yourselfand others. Read and followall instructions in this manual before attemptingto operate your snow thrower. Failure to complywiththese instructionsmay resultin personal injury.When yousee thissymbol--heed its warning.

    ,_ Your snow thrower was built to be operated accordingto the rulesfor safe operation inthis manual. As DANGER" withany type of power equipment carelessness or erroron the partof the operator can result in serious

    in ury. f you v o ate any of these rules, you may cause serious njuryto yourselfor others.

    Thisunitisequippedwithan internalcombustionengineandshouldnotbe usedonornearany unimprovedforest-covered, brush-coveredorgrass-coveredland unlessthe engine'sexhaustsystemis equippedwitha sparkarrestermeetingapplicablelocalorstate laws(ifany). If a sparkarresteris used,it shouldbe maintainedineffectiveworkingorderby theoperator.

    In the StateofCaliforniathe aboveisrequiredby law (Section4442 ofthe CaliforniaPublicResources Code).Otherstatesmayhave similarlaws.Federal lawsapplyon federal lands.A sparkarresterfor the mufflerisavailablethroughyournearestSearsAuthorizedServiceCenter(See the REPAIR PARTS section ofthismanual.)

    TRAINING Read thisowner'sguide carefully in itsentiretybefore attempting to assemble oroperate this machine. Be completely familiar withthe controlsand the proper use of this machine before operating it. Keep this manual ina safe place for future and regular reference and for orderingreplacement parts. Never allowchildrenunder 14 years oldto operate a snowthrower. Children 14 years oldand over should only operate a snow thrower underclose parental supervision.Only personswell acquainted with these rulesof safe operationshould be allowed to use your snow thrower. No one should operate thisunit while intoxicated or while taking medicationthat impairsthe senses or reactions. Keep the area of operationclear of all persons, especially small childrenand pets. Exercise caution to avoidslippingor falling,especially when operating inreverse.

    PREPARATION Thoroughly inspect the area where the equipment is to be used and remove alldoor mats, sleds, boards, wires and other foreign objects. Do not operate equipment withoutwearing adequate outergarments for winter. Do not wear jewelry, long scarfs or other looseclothingwhich could become entangled inmoving parts. Wear footwear which will improvefootingon slipperysurfaces. Before workingwithgasoline, extinguishalt cigarettes and othersources of ignition.Check the fuel before startingthe engine. Gasoline is an extremely flammable fuel. Do not fillthe gasoline tank indoors, while the engine is running,or untilengine has been allowed to cool at least two minutes. Replace

    gasoline cap securely and wipe off any spilled gasoline before startingthe engine as itmay cause a fire or explosion. Use a grounded three wire plug-in for all unitswith electricdrive motors or electricstarting motors. Adjustcollector housingheight to clear gravel or crushed rocksurface.

    Never attempt to make any adjustmentswhile engine is running(except where specificallyrecommended by manufacturer). Letengine and machine adjust to outdoor temperature before startingto clear snow. Always wear safety glasses oreye shields during operationor whileperformingan adjustment or repair, to protecteyes from foreign objects that may be thrown from the machine in any direction.

    OPERATION Do not put hands or feet near or under rotatingparts. Keep clear of discharge opening and auger at all times. Exercise extreme caution when operatingon or crossinggravel drives, walks,or roads. Stay alert for hidden hazards or traffic.

    Do not carry passengers. After strikinga foreign object, stop the engine, remove wire from the spark plugand thoroughlyinspect the snow thrower for any damage. Repair the damage before restartingand operating the snow thrower. If the snow thrower starts to vibrate abnormally,stop the engine and check immediately for the cause. Vibration is generallya warning of trouble. Stop the engine whenever you leave the operating position,before uncloggingthe collector/impeller housingor discharge guide and before making any repairs,adjustments,or inspections.Never place your

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  • hand in the discharge or collectoropenings. Use a stickor wooden broomhandle to unclogthe discharge opening. Take allpossible precautionswhen leaving the unit unattended. Disengage the collector/impeller,stop the engine and remove the key. When cleaning, repairing,or inspecting,make certain collector/impellerand allmoving parts have stopped. Disconnectspark plugwire and keep away from plug to prevent accidentalstarting.

    • Do not run the engine indoors,except when startingit and/or transportingthe snowthrower in orout of building.Open doors before startingtheengine inthat case. Exhaust fumes are dangerous. Do not clear snow across the face of slopes. Exercise extreme caution when changing directionon slopes. Do not attempt to clear steep slopes. Never operate the snow thrower withoutguards, plates or othersafety protectiondevices in place,

    • Never operate the snow thrower near glass enclosure, automobiles,window wells, drop off, etc., withoutproper adjustmentsof snow thrower discharge angle. Keep childrenand pets away. Do notoverload machine capacity by attempting to clear snow at too fast a rate. Never operate the machine at high transportspeeds on slippery surfaces. Lookbehindand use care when backing. Never direct discharge at bystanders or allowanyone in front of unitwhile throwing snow.

    • Disengagepower to collector/impellerofthe srx)w throwerwhentransportingitorwhen the unitis not in use. Use only attachments and accessories (such as wheel weights,counter weights, cabs, etc.) approved

    by the snow thrower manufacturer. Never operate the snow throwerwithoutgood visibility or light.Always be sure of yourfooting and keep a firm holdon the handles. Walk, never run. Mufflerand engine become hotand can cause severe bum injury.Do not touch the muffleror the engine whilestarting oroperatingthe snowthrower.

    MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE Check shear bolts, engine mountingbolts,etc., at frequent intervalsfor propertightness, thusensuring that the equipment is insafe workingcondition. Never store the machine withfuel in the fuel tank

    insidea buildingwhere ignitionscumes are present, such as hot water heaters, space heaters, clothes dryersand

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