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Owner’s Manual 9 Horse Power 28 ” Two-Stage Wheel Drive Snow Thrower Model No. 247.888530 CAUTION: Before using this product, read this manual and follow all safety rules and operating instructions. · Safety · Assembly ES · Operation · Service · Maintenance · Español Sears, Roebuck And Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179, U.S.A. Visit our website: www.sears.com/craftsman Printed in U.S.A. FORM NO. 770-10057F.fm (7/2002) TABLE OF CONTENTS Content Page Content Page Warranty Information .2 Safe Operation Practices .3 Assembly .6 Operation .12 Maintenance 17 Service & Adjustment .20 Off-Season Storage .25 Trouble-Shooting .26 Parts List 28 Espanòl 40 WARRANTY INFORMATION Two -Year Warranty on Craftsman Snow Thrower For two years from the date of purchase, when this Craftsman Snow Thrower is maintained, lubricated and tuned up according to the instructions in the owner’s manual, Sears will repair, free of charge, any defect in material and workmanship.
If this Craftsman snow thrower is used for commercial or rental purposes, this warranty applies for only 30 days from the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover: Expendable items which become worn during normal use, such as skid shoes, shave plate and spark plugs. Repairs necessary because of operator abuse or negligence, including bent crankshafts and the failure to maintain the equipment according to the instructions contained in the owner’s manual. WARRANTY SERVICE IS AVAILABLE BY RETURNING THE CRAFTSMAN SNOW THROWER 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. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which may vary from state to state. SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO., D/817WA, HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL 60179 PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Horsepower: . 9 Engine Oil . SAE 5W30 oil Fuel Capacity: . 1 gallon Spark Plug: . RJ-19LM Engine: 143.039001 MODEL NUMBER Model Number 247.888530 Serial Number . Date of Purchase Record both serial number and date of purchase and keep in a safe place for future reference. 2 SAFE OPERATION PRACTICES WARNING: This symbol points out important safety instructions which, if not followed, could endanger the personal safety and/or property of yourself and others. Read and follow all instructions in this manual before attempting to operate this machine. Failure to comply with these instructions may result in personal injury. When you see this symbol–heed its warning. WARNING: Engine Exhaust, some of its constituents, and certain vehicle components contain or emit chemicals known to State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. DANGER: This machine was built to be operated according to the rules for safe operation in this manual. As with any type of power equipment, carelessness or error on the part of the operator can result in serious injury. This machine is capable of amputating hands and feet and throwing objects. Failure to observe the following safety instructions could result in serious injury or death.