MTD 230, S230, 240, S240, 250, S250, 260, S260, 261, S261 Operator`s manual

Safety ,, Assembly ,, Operation ,, Tips & Techniques ,, Maintenance ,, Troubleshooting ,, Parts Lists ,, Warranty
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ingle-Stage nowThrower
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Model
Model
Model
Model
Model
230,
240,
250,
260,
261,
$230
S240
S250
S260
S261
iMPORTANT
READ SAFETY
RULES AND iNSTRUCTiONS
CAREFULLY
BEFORE
OPERATION
Warning: This unit is equippedwithan internalcombustionengineand shouldnot be usedon or nearany unimprovedforest-covered,brushcoveredor grass-coveredland unlesstheengine'sexhaustsystemis equippedwith a sparkarrestermeetingapplicablelocalor statelaws(if any).
If a sparkarresteris used,it shouldbe maintainedin effectiveworkingorder by the operator.In theState of Californiathe aboveis requiredbylaw
(Section4442 of the CaliforniaPublicResourcesCode). Otherstatesmay havesimilarlaws.Federallaws applyon federallands.A sparkarrester
for the muffleris availablethroughyour nearestengineauthorizedservicedealeror contactthe servicedepartment,RO. Box361131Cleveland,
Ohio 44136-0019.
PRINTEDIN U.S.A.
IVITD LLC, P.O. BOX 361131 CLEVELAND, OHiO 44136-0019
FORMNO.769-01283A
04/2005
This Operator's Manual is an important part of your new snow thrower, it will help you assemble,
prepare and maintain the unit for best performance.
Please read and understand what it says.
Table of Contents
Safety Labels ..............................................
p. 3
Safe Operation Practices ...........................
p. 4
Setting Up Your Snow Thrower .................. p. 6
Know Your Snow Thrower ..........................
p. 7
Operating Your Snow Thrower ................... p. 8
Adjustments
& Maintenance
................... p. 10
Off-Season Storage ..................................
p. 12
Troubleshooting
........................................
p. 13
Parts List ...................................................
p. 14
Accessories
& Kits ...................................
p. 17
Notes ..........................................................
p. 18
Warranty ........................................
Back Cover
Finding and Recording IVlodel Number
BEFOREYOU START ASSEMBLING
YOUR NEW EQUIPMENT,
please locate the model plate on the equipment and copy the
informationto the sample model plate provided to the right.
You can locate the model plate by standing at the operating
position and looking down at the rear of the snow thrower.
This information will be necessary to use the manufacturer's
web site and/or obtain assistance from the Customer Support
Department or an authorized service dealer.
Model Number
Serial Number
MTD LLC
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www. rntd prod ucts.corn
P.O. BOX
361131
CLEVELAND, OH 44136
330-220-4683
800-800-7310j
Customer Support
Please do NOTreturn
purchased,
without
the unit to the retailer from
first contacting
Customer
which it was
Support.
If you have difficulty assembling this product or have any questions regardingthe controls, operation, or maintenanceof this
unit, you can seek help from the experts. Choose from the options below:
1. Visit mtdproducts.com.
Click on the Service & Support menuoption.
2. Phone a Customer Support Representative at 1 (800) 800-7310.
3. The engine manufacturer is responsiblefor all engine-related issues with regards to performance, power-rating,specifications, warranty and service. Please refer to the engine manufacturer'sOwner's/Operator's Manual, packed separatelywith
your unit, for more information.
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1.KEEP AWAYFROMROTATING
AUGER 3.TO AVOIDTHROWNOBJECTS
IHJURIES,
CONTACT
WiTHAUGERCAHAMPUTATE NEVER
DIRECT
DISCHARGE
ATBYSTANDERS.
HAHOSAND FEET.
USEEXTRA
CAUTION
WHEHOPERATING
OH
GRAVELSURFACES.
2. DISEHGAGE
CLUTCH
LEVERS,
STOPEHGIHE,
ANDREMAIN
DEHIHD
HAHBLES
UNTIL
ALL 4. BEADOPERATOR'S
MAHUAL
MOVIHGPARTS
HAVESTOPPED
BEFORE
UHCLOGGiHG
ORSERViCIHG
MACHiHE.
WARNING
This symbol points
out importantsafety
instructionswhich, if
not followed,could
endangerthe personal
safety and/or property
of yourself and others.
Read and follow all
instructionsin this
manual before
attemptingto operate
this machine. Failure
to comply with these
instructionsmay result
in personalinjury.When
you see this symbol.
HEED ITS WARNING!
Your Responsibility
Restrict the use of
this power machine to
persons who read,
understand and
follow the warnings
and instructions in this
manual and on the
machine.
3
WARNING: Engine Exhaust, some of its constituents, and certain vehicle components contain or emit chemicals known to State of Californiato cause cancer and
birth defects or other reproductiveharm.
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.
Failureto observe the following safety instructions could result in serious injury or death.
Training
Preparation
1. Read,understand,andfollowall instructionson the
machineandin the manual(s)beforeattemptingto
assembleand operate.Keepthis manualina safe placefor
futureandregularreferenceandfor orderingreplacement
2.
3.
WARNING
This symbol points
out importantsafety
instructionswhich, if
not followed,could
endangerthe personal
i safety and/or property
I ofyourselfand others.
Read and follow all
instructionsin this
manual beforeattemptingto operate
i this machine. Failure
I to comply with these
instructionsmay result
i in personalinjury.When
you see this symbol.
4.
5.
6.
7.
1. Thoroughlyinspectthe area wherethe equipmentis to be
used. Removeall doormats,newspapers,sleds, boards,
wiresand otherforeignobjects,whichcould be tripped over
or thrown bythe auger/impeller.
parts.
2. Alwayswearsafetyglasses or eye shieldsduringoperation
Be familiarwithall controlsandtheir properoperation.
andwhile performingan adjustmentor repairto protectyour
Knowhowto stopthe machineanddisengagethem quickly.
eyes. Thrownobjectswhich ricochetcan cause serious
Neverallowchildrenunder14 yearsoldto operatethis
injury to the eyes.
machine.Children14 yearsold andovershouldread and
understandthe operationinstructionsand safetyrulesin
3. Do not operatewithoutwearingadequatewinterouter
this manualand shouldbe trainedand supervisedbya
garments.Do not wearjewelry, long scarvesor other
parent.
loose clothing,whichcould becomeentangledin moving
Neverallowadultsto operatethis machinewithoutproper
parts. Wearfootwearwhich will improvefooting on slippery
instruction.
surfaces.
Thrownobjectscan causeserious personalinjury.Plan
4. Usea groundedthree-wireextensioncordand receptacle
yoursnow-throwingpatternto avoiddischargeof material
forall units withelectric startengines.
towardroads,bystandersandthe like.
Keepbystanders,helpers,pets andchildrenat least 75 feet 5. Adjustcollectorhousingheight to cleargravel or crushed
rock surfaces.
fromthe machinewhileit is in operation.Stopmachineif
anyoneentersthe area.
6. Disengageall control leversbeforestartingthe engine.
Exercisecautionto avoidslippingor falling,especially
7. Neverattemptto makeany adjustmentswhileengineis
running,exceptwherespecificallyrecommendedinthe
when operatingin reverse.
operator'smanual.
8,
Let engine andmachineadjustto outdoortemperature
beforestartingto clearsnow.
9. Toavoid personalinjury or propertydamage use extreme
care inhandlinggasoline.Gasolineis extremelyflammable
andthe vaporsare explosive.Serious personalinjury can
occurwhen gasolineis spilledon yourself or your clothes,
whichcan ignite.Washyour skinand changeclothes
immediately.
a. Useonly an approvedgasolinecontainer.
b. Extinguishall cigarettes,cigars, pipes andothersources
of ignition.
c. Neverfuel machineindoors.
d. Neverremovegas cap or add fuel whilethe engineis hot
or running.
e. Allow engineto coolat leasttwo minutesbeforerefueling.
f. Neveroverfill fuel tank. Filltank to no morethan Y2inch
i HEED ITS WARNING!
Your Responsibility
Restrictthe use
of this power machine
to personswho read,
_ understand
below bottomoffiller neckto providespacefor fuel
expansion.
g. Replacegasolinecap andtighten securely.
h. If gasolineis spilled,wipe it off the engine and equipment. Movemachineto another area.Wait 5 minutes
beforestartingthe engine.
i. Neverstorethe machineor fuel containerinside where
ano follow the warnings
and instructions
in this manual
and on the machine.
there is an openflame, sparkor pilot light (e.g.furnace,
waterheater,spaceheater,clothesdryeretc.).
j. Allow machineto cool at least5 minutesbeforestoring.
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Operation
Maintenance
1. Donot put hands or feet near rotatingparts, inthe
auger/impellerhousingor chuteassembly.Contactwiththe
rotatingparts can amputatehands andfeet.
2. The auger/impellercontrolleveris a safetydevice.Never
bypassits operation.Doingso makesthe machineunsafe
and may causepersonalinjury.
3. The controlleversmustoperate easilyin bothdirections
and automaticallyreturnto the disengagedpositionwhen
released.
& Storage
1. Nevertamper withsafetydevices.Checktheir proper
operationregularly.Referto the maintenanceandadjustmentsectionsof this manual.
2. Beforecleaning,repairing,or inspectingmachinedisengageall control leversandstop the engine.Wait untilthe
auger/impellercometo a completestop. Disconnectthe
sparkplug wire and groundagainstthe engineto prevent
unintendedstarting.
3. Checkbolts and screwsfor propertightness at frequent
intervalsto keepthe machinein safe workingcondition.
Also,visuallyinspectmachinefor any damage.
4. Do not changethe engine governorsettingor over-speed
the engine.The governorcontrols the maximumsafe
operatingspeed of the engine.
5. Snowthrowershaveplatesand skidshoesare subjectto
wearanddamage. For yoursafetyprotection,frequently
check all componentsand replacewith originalequipment
manufacturer's(OEM) parts only."Use of partswhich do
not meetthe original equipmentspecificationsmaylead to
improperperformanceandcompromisesafety!"
6. Checkcontrols periodicallyto verify they engageand
disengageproperlyandadjust, if necessary.Referto the
adjustmentsection inthis operator'smanualfor instructions.
7. Maintainor replacesafetyandinstructionlabels,as necessary.
8. Observeproper disposallaws andregulationsfor gas, oil,
etc. to protectthe environment.
9. Priorto storing,run machinea few minutesto clearsnow
from machineand preventfreezeup of auger/impeller.
10. Neverstorethe machineor fuel containerinside where
thereis an openflame, sparkor pilot lightsuch as a water
heater,furnace, clothesdryeretc.
11. Alwaysreferto the operator'smanualfor proper instructions
on off-seasonstorage.
4. Neveroperate witha missingor damagedchuteassembly.
Keepall safetydevicesin place andworking.
5. Neverrunan engineindoorsor in a poorlyventilatedarea.
Engineexhaustcontainscarbonmonoxide,an odorlessand
deadly gas.
6. Donot operate machinewhile underthe influenceof alcohol
or drugs.
7. Mufflerandengine becomehot andcan causea burn.Do
not touch.
8. Exerciseextremecaution when operatingon or crossing
gravel surfaces.Stay alert for hidden hazardsor traffic.
9. Exercisecaution when changingdirectionandwhileoperating on slopes.
10. Plan yoursnow-throwingpatternto avoid dischargetowards
windows,walls, cars etc. Thus, avoidingpossibleproperty
damage or personalinjury causedby a ricochet.
11. Neverdirect dischargeat children,bystandersand pets or
allow anyonein front of the machine.
12. Donot overloadmachinecapacity byattemptingto clear
snow at too fast of a rate.
13. Neveroperatethis machinewithoutgoodvisibility or light.
Alwaysbe sure of yourfooting and keepa firm hold on the
handles.Walk, neverrun.
14. Disengagepowerto the auger/impellerwhentransportingor
not in use.
Do not modify
15. Neveroperate machineat hightransport speedson slippery
surfaces. Lookdownand behindand use care when
engine
Toavoid seriousinjury or death,do not modifyengine inany
way.Tamperingwiththe governorsettingcan leadto a runaway
engineandcauseit to operateat unsafespeeds.Nevertamper
withfactorysettingof enginegovernor.
Notice regarding
Emissions
backingup.
16. Ifthe machineshouldstartto vibrate abnormally,stop the
engine,disconnectthe sparkplug wire and groundit against
the engine.Inspectthoroughlyfor damage.Repairany
damage beforestartingandoperating.
17. Disengageall control leversandstop engine beforeyou
leavethe operatingposition (behindthe handles).Wait
untilthe auger/impellercomesto a completestop before
uncloggingthe chuteassembly,makingany adjustments,or
inspections.
18. Neverput yourhand in the dischargeor collectoropenings.
Alwaysuse the clean-outtool providedto unclogthe discharge opening.Donot unclogchuteassemblywhileengine
is running.Shut off engine and remainbehindhandlesuntil
all movingparts havestoppedbefore unclogging.
19. Useonly attachmentsandaccessoriesapprovedbythe
manufacturer(e.g. wheelweights,tire chains,cabs etc.).
20. If situationsoccurwhich are not coveredin this manual,
use careand goodjudgment. Contactyourdealeror call
(800) 800-7310for assistanceand the nameof your nearest
servicing dealer..
Engineswhichare certifiedto complywithCaliforniaandfederal
EPAemissionregulationsfor SORE(SmallOff RoadEquipment)
arecertified to operateon regularunleadedgasoline,and may
includethe followingemissioncontrolsystems:EngineModification (EM)andThreeWayCatalyst(TWO)if so equipped.
Your Responsibility
Restrictthe useof this powermachineto personswho read,understandand followthe warningsand instructionsin this manual
andon the machine.
5
Operation
WARNING
This symbol points
out important safety
instructions, which if
not followed, could
endangerthe personal
safety and/or property
of yourselfand others.
Read and follow all
instructions in this manual before attempting to
operate this machine.
Failureto comply with
these instructions may
result in personal injury.
When you see this
symbol.
HEED
IT'S WARNING!
Your Responsibility
Restrictthe use
of this power machine
to persons who read.
understand
and follow the warnings
and instructions
in this manua
and on the machine.
NOTE: This Operator'sManualcoversseveralmodels.
Snowthrowerfeaturesvary by model. Notall features
discussedin this manualare applicableto all snow
throwermodels.
NOTE: All referencesto left or rightsideof the snow
throweris fromthe operatingpositiononly
Contents
of Carton
Cartoncontentsare listedbelowwith part numbersin
parentheses.
1. TwoIgnitionKeys(725-0201)
2. 2.6 oz Bottleof 2 CycleOil (737-04037)
3. ExtensionCord(if soequipped)(629-0236)
__,
Figure 1
wire and ground it against the engineto
ARNING: Disconnectthe spark plug
preventunintended starting.
Positioning
the Upper Handle
1. Removepackingmaterial,if present.
} ThisOperator's
Manual
i coversseveralmodels.
i Snowthrower
features
varybymodel.Not
allfeaturesdiscussed
} inthismanualare
applicable
toa l snow
i
ihrowermodels.
2. Makingsurenot to pinchthe cablein the process,
pivotthe upper handleintothe operatingpositionas
illustratedin Figure1 untilit clicksinto place.
3. Tightenthewing knobsto securethe handle in place
as in Figure1.
Assembling the Discharge Chute
For shippingreasons,the snow throwerhasbeen
packagedwith the upperchute pivotedall the waydown.
Topivot it upward,proceedas follows:
NOTE:
Allreferences
to left
or rightsideofthe
snowthroweris
fromtheoperating
positiononly.
1. Turnthe chute untilthe chuteopeningis facing
straightahead. Removethewing knob,flat washer
and carriagebolt fromthe lowerchute. See Figure2.
2. Pivotthe upperchute upwardoverthe lip on the lower
chuteso that there is NOgap betweenthe upper
chuteand the lowerchute.
Figure 2
3. Resecurewith the hardwarejust removed. If installed
correctly,your snowthrowershouldlook like Figure3.
iMPORTANT:
Do not use the
chute handle to lift
the snow thrower.
IMPORTANT:Do not usethe chute handleto lift the
snowthrower.
Figure 3
6
"f
AugerControlHandle
ElectricStarter Button
"_
Starter Handle
Key
FuelCap
Primer
Chute
Spark PlugAccess
ChokeLever......
IMPORTANT:
This unitrunson a
mixtureoffuel
and oil. Do NOT
operatethe snow
throwerwithoutfirst
ShavePlate
/
/
Auger
Figure 4
Choke
Lever
Auger
Whenengaged,the augersrotationdrawssnowinto the
augerhousingand throwsit out the dischargechute.
Rubberpaddleson the augersalso aid in propellingthe
unitas they come in contactwith the pavement.
4m,c.oKE
Activatingchoke controlclosesthechoke plateon
carburetorand aids in startingengine.Referto the engine Auger Control Handle
manualpackedwith unitfor moredetailedinstructions.
Locatedon theupperhandle,theaugercontrolhandle
is usedto engageand disengagedriveto theauger.
Depressingprimerforcesfueldirectlyinto
Squeezethecontrolhandleagainstthe upperhandleto
engine'scarburetorto aid in cold-weather
engageauger;releaseit todisengage.
starting.
Primer Referto enginemanualpackedwith
Discharge Chute / Chute Handle
unit for moredetailedinstructions.
Rotatethe dischargechuteto theleft or rightusingchute
Ignition
Key
Recoil Starter
handle.Pitchof the dischargechutecontrolsangleat
whichthesnowis thrown.Loosenwingknobon side
of thedischargechutebeforepivotingdischargechute
upwardor downward.Retightenthe knoboncedesired
positionhasbeenachieved.
The starterhandleis usedto manuallystartthe engine.
Shave Plate
Electric
Theshaveplatemaintainscontactwithpavementas
thesnowthroweris propelled,allowingsnowcloseto
pavement'ssurfaceto bedischarged.
Ignitionkeymust be present,insertedin
key switch,and inthe "ON" positionfor
engineto start.
Starter
Button
(If
IGNITION
so equipped)
Pressingthe electric starterbutton engagesthe
engine'selectric starterwhen pluggedinto a 120V
power source
Electric
Starter
Plug (If so
Fuel Cap
Removegascaptoaddfuel. Thisunitrunson a mixture
offuelandoil.Do NOToperatethe snowthrowerwithout
firstreadingtheTecumsehenginesoperator'smanualfor
instructionsregardingproperfueland engineoil.
equipped)
Requiresuseof a two-prongoutdoorextensioncord
(packedwith the snowthrower)and a 120Vpower
source/walloutlet.
Spark
Plug Cover
NOTE:This unit may includea fuel plug,which isonly
usedduringassemblyto keepdirt and debrisoutof fuel
tank. Discardthefuel plug beforefillingthe fueltank.
Removespark plugcover to accessspark plug.
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readingthe Tecumseh
engineoperator's
manualfor instructions
regardingproperfuel
and engineoil mixture.
NOTE:
This unit may
include afuel plug,
which is only used
during assembly to
keep dirt and debris
out of fuel tank.
Discardthe fuel plug
beforefilling the
fuel tank.
Electric
Starter
Button
(if equipped)
Starter Handle
Key
Figure 5A
PlugAccess
FuelCap
ChuteAssembl
ChokeLever
\
Wing
WARNING
Read, understand,
and follow all
instructions and
Figure 5
warnings on the
machine and in
Before
this manual before
operating.
_
Use extreme care
when handling
gasoline. Gasoline is
i extremely flammable
i and theVapors are
i explosive. Never fuel
the machine indoors
or while the engine
is hot or running.
i Extinguishcigarettes,
I
cigars, pipesand
i
other sources of
ignition.
The electric starter
must be used with a
i
i
i
To Start Engine
IMPORTANT:Forcompleteand detailedengine starting,
stoppingand storinginstructions,it is recommendedthat
you readthe enginemanualalso includedwith this unit.
engine,read, understand, and follow
ARNING: Before starting the
all instructionsand warnings on the
machine and in this manual.
1. Thespark plug wirewas disconnectedfor safety.
Attachsparkplug wireto sparkplug beforestarting.
Positioning the Discharge Chute
2. Toavoidcarbonmonoxidepoisoning,makesure
engineis outdoorsin a well-ventilatedarea.
1. Loosenthe wing knobfoundon the left side of the
dischargechute and pivotthe upper chuteupward
or downwardto the desiredpitch.Retightenthe wing
knobbeforeoperatingthe snow thrower.
3. Insertignitionkey intoslot.Turnkey to ON position.
4. Now followthe instructionsbelowas it pertainsto your
unit. See Figure5 for locationof controls.
2. Rotatethe dischargechute to the left or rightusing
the chutehandle.See inset Figure5A.
Electric
Fuel And Oil Mixture
Yoursnowthrowerisequippedwith a two-cycleengine
that requiresa mixtureof gasolineand two cycleoil at a
ratioof 50:1. Referto the Tecumsehengineoperator's
manualfor detailedinstructions
regardingthe mixtureof
oil and gasolineforyour snowthrower'sengine.
_
IMPORTANT:Do NOToperatethe snowthrower
withoutthe fuel cap securelyin placeon the fueltank.
_
be used with a properly grounded
ARNING:The
electric at
starter
must
three-prong
receptacle
all times
to
avoid the possibility of electric shock.
Follow all instructionscarefullypriorto
operating the electric starter.
2. Determinethat your housewiringis a three-wire
groundedsystem.Ask a licensedelectricianif you are
not certain.
Checkfuelleveland add if necessary.Followrelated
instructionsin the separateenginemanualpacked
with yoursnow thrower.
I possibility of electric
shock. Follow all
Starter(if equipped)
1. Theelectricstarteris equippedwith a groundedthreewirepowercordand plug,and is designedto operate
on 120volt AC householdcurrent.
Fuel Fill-Up
properlygrounded
three-prong
receptacle at all
times to avoid the
instructionscarefully
prior to operating the
electric starter.
Starting
3. If your home wiring system is not a three-wire
grounded system, do not usethis electricstarter
underany conditions.
handling fuel. Fuel is extremelyflamWARNING:Useextremecare
when
mable and the vapors are explosive.
Never fuel machine indoorsor while
4. If your home electricalsystemis grounded, but
a three-holereceptacleis not available,one should
be installedby a licensedelectricianbeforeusingthe
electricstarter.
the engine is hot or running.Extinguish cigarettes, cigars, pipesand
other sources of ignition.
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5. If you havea groundedthree-prongreceptacle,
proceedasfollows.
Disconnectthe powercordfrom receptaclefirst, and
thenfrom switchbox.
6. MoveChokeControlto the"Full" position.
.
7. PushPrimerthree(3) times,makingsureto cover
vent hole whenpushing.
8. Connectpowercord to switchboxon dashpanel.
Plugthe otherend of powercordintoa three-prong
120-volt,grounded,AC receptacle.
RecoilStarter:With enginerunning,pull starterrope
with a rapid,continuousfull arm strokethreeor four
times.Pullingthe starterrope will producea loud
clatteringsound,which isnotharmfulto the engine
or starter.
4. Wipeall snowand moisturefrom thecarburetor
coverin thearea of the control levers.Also,move
controlleversback and forth severaltimes. Leave
chokecontrolin the FULLchokeposition.
9. Pushstarterbuttonto crankengine.
10.Whenengine starts,releasestarterbutton,and move
chokegraduallyto 1/2 Chokeuntilthe engineruns
smoothly. Nextmove Choketo OFE If enginefalters,
move chokeimmediatelyto FULLand thengradually
to 1/2then to OFF.
5. Removeignitionkey and disconnectspark plugwire
to preventaccidentalstarting.
Operating
11.Disconnectthe powercord. Always unplug from the
outlet first, and then from the snow thrower.
the Snow Thrower
The pitchof the chute assemblycontrolsthe angleat
whichthe snow is thrown.
1. Loosenthe wingknob foundon the left side of the
chuteassemblyand pivotthe upperchute upwardor
1. Movechokeleverto FULLchoke position(coldengine
downwardto the desiredpitch.Retightenthe wing
start).
knobbeforeoperatingthe snow thrower.
Recoil
Starter
2. ifengine iswarm,placechoke inOFF positioninstead 2. Positionthe chute assemblyopeningby usingthe
of FULL.
ChuteHandleto throwthe snow inthe desired
direction.See inset Figure5A on page8.
3. PushPrimerthree(3) times,makingsureto cover
vent hole whenpushing.
Clearing Snow
4. If engine iswarm,push primerbuttononly once.
NOTE:Alwayscovervent hole in primerbuttonwhen
pushing.Additionalprimingmay be necessaryfor first
start iftemperatureisbelow 15degreesFahrenheit.
__L
thrower
with bystanders
front
of or
ARNING:Never
operateinthe
snow
near the discharge chute opening.
1. Engagethe auger
5. Graspstarterhandleand pull ropeout slowly,untilit
by squeezingthe
pulls slightlyharder.Letrope rewindslowly.
augercontrolhandle
againstthe upper
6. Pull starterhandle rapidly.Do notallow handleto snap
handle.See Figure6.
back.Allow itto rewindslowlywhilekeepinga firm
hold on the starterhandle.
2. Lift up slightlyon the
handleto allowthe
7. As enginewarmsup and beginsto operateevenly,
rubberpaddleson
rotatechoke leverslowlyto the 1/2 Chokeposition.
theauger to contact
Figure 6
Whenthe enginebeginsto run smoothly,movethe
the pavementand propelthe snowthrowerforward.
choketo the OFFposition.If enginefalters, return
Pushingdownwardon the handlewill raisethe
to FULLchoke,then slowlymove to 1/2 thenOFF
augersoff the groundand stop forwardmotion.
position.
3. Dischargesnowdownwindwheneverpossible.
Slightlyoverlapeachpreviouslyclearedpath.
To Stop Engine
1. To stopengine,turnignitionkey counter-clockwise.
Disconnectthe sparkplug wirefrom the spark plug
to preventaccidentalstartingwhile equipmentis
unattended.
NOTE:Excessiveupwardpressureon the handlewill
result in prematurewearon the rubberauger blades
whichwouldnot be coveredbywarranty.
Operating
To help preventpossiblefreeze-up of starter,
proceedas follows:
1. Runenginefor a few minutesbeforestoppingto help
dry off anymoistureon the engine.
Tips
1. Runthe enginefor a few minutesbeforestoppingto
help dry anymoistureon the engine.
2. Cleanthe snowthrowerthoroughlyafter each use.
2. ElectricStarter:Connectpowercord to switchbox
on engine,thento 120volt AC receptacle.With the
engine running,pushstarterbuttonand spin the
starterfor severalseconds.The unusualsoundmade
__k
by spinningthe starterwill not harmengine or starter.
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surroundingareas become hot and
ARNING:Muffler,engineand
can causea burn.Be careful and do
not touch when hot.
WARNING
Muffler, engine and
surrounding areas
become hot and
can cause a burn,
Donottouch:
Never operate the
snow thrower with
bystanders in front of
Ornear
thed scharge
chuteopening,
NOTE:
ExCesSiveupward
pressure on the
handlewill result in
premature wear
onthe rubber
auger blades which
WouldnOt be covered
by warranty.
ExcessiVeUpward
pressureon the handle
resultinpremature
wear onthe rubberauger
blades whichWouldnot
becoveredbywarranty.
Shave Plate
1. Tocheckthe adjustmentof the shaveplate,placethe
uniton a levelsurface.The wheels,shaveplateand
augersshouldall contact levelsurface.Notethat if the
shaveplateis adjustedtoo high,snowmay blowunder
the housing.If the shaveplatewearsout excessively,
or the unit doesnot self-propel,the shaveplatemay
be too lowand needsto be adjusted.
NOTE:On newunits or units with a newshaveplate
installed,the augersmay be slightlyoff theground.
2. Toadjust,tip the snowthrowerback sothat it restson
the handle.Loosenthe four lock nutsand boltswhich
securethe shaveplateto the housing.See Figure7.
Movethe shaveplateto desiredpositionand retighten
the nuts and bolts securely.
Replacing
Figure 7
WARNING
Disconnectthe
sparkplugwire
andgroundit against
the engineto prevent
unintendedstarting.
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stop engine. Wait
until all moving
parts have come to a
complete stop.
Theshaveplate is attachedto the bottomof theauger
housingand is subjectto wear.It shouldbe checked
periodically.Thereare two wearingedgesand the shave
platecan be reversed.Referto Figure7.
1. Removethefour carriagebolts and hex lock nuts
whichattach it to the snowthrowerhousing.
2. Installnewshaveplate,making suretheheadsof the
carriagebolts are on the insideof the housing.
3. Adjustthe shaveplateaccordingto instructions
above.Tightenthe nuts securelybeforeoperatingthe
snowthrower.
NEVER attempt
to make any
adjustments while
the engine is
running, except
where specified in
the operator's
manual.
Before servicing,
repairing, or
inspecting,
disengage the
control bail and
Shave Plate
NOTE:Call 1-800-800-7310for informationregarding
priceand availabilityof ShavePlateKit 753-0451or
contactan authorizedMTDService Dealerin yourarea.
Control
Cable
As a resultof both thecontrolcable and thedrive belt
stretchingdue to wear,periodicadjustmentsmaybe
necessary.
Figure 8
_
wire and groundit against the engine
ARNING:Disconnectthe spark plug
to preventunintended starting.
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any adjustments while the engineis
ARNING:NEVERattempt
to make
running,except
where specified
in the
operator'smanual.
If the augerseemsto hesitatewhenrotatingwhilethe
enginemaintainsa constantspeed,an adjustmentis
necessary.Proceedas follows:
Theupper hole in the control handleprovidesfor an
adjustmentin cabletension.Toadjust,disconnectthe
end of controlcablefrom the bottomhole in the control
handleand reinsertit in the upper hole.Insertthe cable
from theoutsideas shownin Figure8. Testthe snow
throwerto seeif thereis a noticeabledifference.
Carburetor
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be made to the enginewhile the engine
any
adjustments
need to
isARNING:If
running(e.g.
carburetor),
keep
clear of all moving parts.Be careful of
muffler, engine and other surrounding
heated surfaces.
1. Referto the separateenginemanual,packedwith
your unit,for carburetoradjustmentinformation
Replacing
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Belt
or inspecting,disengage the control
ARNING:Before
servicing,repairing,
bail
and stop engine.
Wait until all
moving parts have come to a complete
stop. Disconnect spark plugwire and
ground it against the engine to prevent
unintended starting.
Maintenance
Removethebeltcoverbyremovingfivehexscrews.See
Figure9. Thensimplypullthebeltoff bygraspingitfromthe
bottomoftheaugerpulleyandpullingoff. Onceyou remove
thebeltfromthepulleys,youcanpushdownonthe idler
pulleyto releasethebeltfromunderthebeltkeeper.
To replacethe beltfollow theseinstructionsand referto
Figure10:
1. Pushdownon the Idlerpulley.
WARNIN
2. Putbelton top of the augerpulley,underbelt keeper.
3. Threadbeltaroundengine pulley.
Before servicing,
repairing, orinspecting,
disengage the control
bail and stop engine:
4. Pushbeltoverbottomof augerpulley.
Reinstallthe belt cover removedearlier.
Engine
Wa t
1. Referto the separateenginemanualfor all engine
maintenanceprocedures.
moving
parts
have come
to a complete stop:
Disconnect spark plug
wire and ground
engineto
2. Checkengineand snow throwerfrequentlyfor loose
hardware,and tightenas needed.
Lubrication
Lubricatepivotpoints on the controlhandleand the
extensionspringat the end of the controlcable with a
light oil once everyseasonand beforestorageof the
snow throwerat the end of the season.
preventunintended
Figure 10
Replacing
Auger Paddles
f
The snowthrowerauger'srubber paddlesare subjectto
wearand shouldbe replacedif any signsof excessive
wear is present.
IMPORTANT:
IMPORTANT:Do NOTallowthe auger'srubberpaddles
to wearto the pointwhereportionsof the metal auger
itself cancome in contact with the pavement.Doingso
can result in seriousdamageto your snowthrower.
Do NOT alloWthe
auger s rubber paddles
to WeartOthe point
whereportions of the
NOTE:Call 1-800-800-7310for informationregardingthe
price and availabilityof Auger Kit 753-04472or contact
an authorizedMTDServiceDealerin yourarea.
metal auger itself can
come _ncontact with
Tochangethe rubberpaddles,proceedas follows:
1. Removethe existingrubberpaddlesby unscrewingthe
self-tappingscrewswhich securethemtothe auger.
See Figure11.
the pavement. Doing
socan result in serious
damageto yaur snow
throwerl
2. Securethe replacementrubberpaddlesto the auger
usingthe hardwareremovedearlier.
Figure 11
11
If the snowthrowerwill notbe usedfor30 days or
4. Removethespark plug and pour one (1) ounce
longer,or ifit istheend of the snowseasonwhenthe
of engineoil throughthe sparkplug hole into the
last possibilityof snowis gone,the equipmentneedsto
cylinder.Coversparkplug hole with a rag and crank
be stored properly.Followstorageinstructionsbelowto
the engineseveraltimesto distributethe oil. Replace
ensuretop performancefrom the snowthrowerfor many
sparkplug.
moreyears.
NOTE:Referto theengine manualfor moreinformation
on preparingthe snowthrowerengine for storage.
Preparing
Engine
Preparing
_
WARNING
Never store snow
thrower with fuel
in tank indoors or
in poorly ventilated
areas, where fuel
fumes may reach an
open flame, spark
or pilot light as on a
furnace, water heater,
clothes dryer or gas
appliance.
Drain fuel intoan
approved container
outdoors, away from
any open flame. Be
certain engine is
cool. Do not smoke.
Fuel left in engine
i during warm weather
deteriorates and
will cause serious
2. Removeall dirt from exteriorof engineand equipment.
NOTE:It is important
to preventgumdepositsfrom
formingin essentialfuel systemparts of the enginesuch 3. Followlubricationrecommendationson page 11.
as the carburetor,fuel filter,fuelhoseor tank during
4. Storeequipmentin a clean, dry area.
storage.
CAUTION:Alcohol blended fuels (called gasohol
or using ethanol or methanol) can attract moisture
which leads to separation and formation of acids
during storage. Acidic gas can damage the fuel
system of an engine while in storage.
Toavoidengineproblems,thefuel systemshouldbe
emptiedbeforestoragefor 30 days or longer.Follow
theseinstructionsto prepareyour snowthrowerfor
storage:
_
carburetor if using
fuel stabilizer.
i Never use engine or
carburetor cleaning
products in the fuel
tank or permanent
damage may occur.
container outdoors, away from any
ARNING:Drainfuel intoan approved
openflame. Be certain engineis cool.
Do not smoke. Fuel left in engine
during warm weather deteriorates and
will cause serious starting problems.
1. Removeall gasolinefrom the carburetorand thefuel
tank to preventgum depositsfrom formingon these
parts and harmingthe engine.
2. Runthe engineuntilthe fuel tank is emptyand it
stopsdue to lack of fuel.
3. Draincarburetorby pressingupwardon bowldrain,
locatedbelowthecarburetorcover. Thethe engine
owner'smanualfor completeinstructions.
starting problems.
Do not drain
with fuel in tank indoorsor in poorly
ARNING:Never
store snow
thrower
ventilated
areas, where
fuel fumes
may reach an open flame, spark or
pilot light as on a furnace, water
heater, clothes dryer or gas appliance.
Snow Thrower
1. Whenstoringthe snowthrowerin an unventilatedor
metalstorageshed, careshouldbe takento rustproof
the equipment.Usinga light oil or silicone,coat the
equipment,especiallyanychains,springs,bearings
and cables.
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using fuel stabilizer. Never use engine
WARNING:
Donot
drainproductsin
carburetorthe
if
or
carburetor
cleaning
fuel tank or permanentdamage may
OCCUr,
NOTE:Fuelstabilizer(suchas STA-BIL)is an acceptable alternativein minimizingthe formationof fuelgum
depositsduring storage.Add stabilizerto gasoline
in fueltank or storagecontainer.Alwaysfollowmix
ratiofoundon stabilizercontainer.Runengineat least
10minutesafter addingstabilizerto allowitto reach
the carburetor.Donot draincarburetorifusingfuel
stabilizer.
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Problem
Engine
fails to start
priming
Engine runs erratic
I
Engineoverheats
Loss of power
Excessivevibration
Unit fails to self-propel
Possible Cause(s)
Solution
i iFue! tank ernptyloi StalefueI
2. Improperfue!mixture
3. B ockedfuel line
41 Keynotin ON position
5; spark plugwire disconnected
Faultyspark plug
li Filltank with cleanfresh gaSoline
21 Mixnewfuel ata ratioof 50:l
31 clean fuel line
4i insert key and tuin to ONposition
&Connect wireto sparkplug,
6: C!eanspark plugl readjustgap;oi
replace.
7. Enginenot primed
7, Piime enginefour timesl
81 Enginefloodedfrom excessive .......8: wait at least tenminutesbefore
starting
1. Unit runningon choke
2. Fuelline blocked,or stalefuel
3. Wateror dirt in fuel system
4. Carburetorout of adjustment
1. Movechokeleverto OFF position.
2. Cleanfuelline and fill tank with
fresh,cleangasoline.
3. Referto enginemanualfor remedy.
4. Referto enginemanualfor remedy.
1. Carburetorout of adjustment
1. Referto engine manualfor instruction./
1. Sparkplugwire loose
2. Ventin gas cap plugged
1. Firmlyconnectspark plug wire.
2. Clearvent.
1. Loosepartsor damagedauger
1, Stopengineimmediatelyand
disconnectspark plugwire. Check
for possibledamage.Tightenall
bolts and quts.Repairas needed.If
the problempersists,take unitto an
authorizedservicedealer.
please
doNOr
1. Drivecableout of adjustment
2. Drivebelt looseor damaged
purchased,without first
contactingCustomer
SuPport:
Logonto
www, mtdproducts;com
or call a customer
service representative
at 1(800) 800.7310 or
1. Adjustcontrolcablefollowinginstructionson page9 of this manual
2. Replacedrive belt.
(330) 220.,4683,
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ontinue to rotate 1. Cableoutof adjustment.
Unit fails to discharge
1 Chuteassemblyclogged.
snow
2. Shearpin sheared.
3. Foreignobjectlodged in auger
4 Augercontrolcableout of
adjustment.
5. Augerbelt looseor damaged.
1. Adjustaugercontrol cableas
shownin "MakingAdjustments"on
page 10.
1. Stopengineand disconnectspark
plug wire. Cleanchute and inside
of augerhousingwith clean-out
toolor stick.
2. Replaceshearpin.
3. Stopengineimmediatelyand
disconnectthe spark plugwire.
Removeobject from auger.
4. Adjustaugercontrol cable
5. Replaceauger belt.
return the unit tothe
retailer from which it was
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Note:
You wili need the
modelnumberand
serial number ifand
when calling Customer
SupPort,logging
onto ourwebsite and
contaCting
a ServiCe
dealer: Please refer
to page 2 of this
manual for information
regarding locating and
recordingyour-odel
and serial nUmber&
_IOTE:Forrepairsbeyondtheminoradjustmentslistedabove,contactyournearestauthorizedservicerepresentativeor
call 1-866-800-7310
forthe CustomerSupportCenter.Referto the enginemanualfor moreengine relatedinformation.
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You can determine
which drive
pulley system your unit has
by measuring
this hole. Units
with a 3/8" hole use these part
numbers.
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You can determine which drive
pulley system your unit has
by measuring this hole. Units
a 1/4" hole use these part
numbers.
14
j
1
629-0236
ExtensionCord
1
28
712-04064
Hex FlangeLock Nut, 1/4-20
1
2
710-0627
HexScrew,5/16-24x .75
1
29
726-0299
PushCap, 1/2"
2
6
710-1003
Screw,#10-16x.625
2
30
732-0357A
ExtensionSpring
1
4
710-3025
HexScrew,5/16-18x .625
4
31
736-0176
FiatWasher.265 x .938x .120
4
5
712-04063
Hex FlangeLockNut, 5/16-18
2
32
736-0326
FiatWasher.510x 1.0 x .125
1
6
725-0157
PushMountCable Tie
1
33
736-0329
Lock Washer,1/4
1
7
726-0154
PushMountCable Tie
1
34
741-0600
Ball Bearing17x 40 x 12
2
8
726-0205
Clamp,Hose
2
35
684-04168
Idler Pulley(Pulley
hole1/4")
1
9
736-0119
Washer,Lock5/16
4
36
748-0234
ShoulderSpacer.25
1
10
736-0159
Fiat Washer.349 x .879x .063
1
37
712-0896
HexLock Nut 1/4-28
1
11
747-04150
Gas TankSupportWire
1
38
784-5174
BearingCup
2
12
7511825510 Choke LeverKnob
1
39
790-00238A
Idler Brkt.w/Brake (Pulley
holel/4")
1
13
751-0535
Hose, FuelLine
18
40
790-00045
BeltCover
1
14
751-10023
Tank, Fuel
1
41
756-0625
Cable Roller
1
15
751-10278
Cap, Fuel
1
42
735-04033
RubberPaddle
2
16
754-0101A
V-Belt, 1/2
1
43
735-04032
CrescentSpiral
4
17
756-0416B
Pulley Half,.625 ID x 2.25 OD
2
44
684-04025A
AugerAxle
1
18
756-0475
Pulley,1/2 V 1/2-20LH x 6.0
1
45
7510009636
RecoilHandle,Mitten (Optional)
1
19
790-00225
2-Cycle MountingBracket
1
46
7512B1476
Primer
1
20
734-04070
Wheel,7 x 1.61Dia. Tread
2
47
738-0924
CarriageScrew1/4-28
1
21
684-04027A AugerAssemblyComplete
1
48
684-04167
AugerAssemblyHousing21"
1
22
710-0106
HexScrew,1/4-20x 1.00Gr.5
1
49
790-00238
Idler Brkt.w/Brake (Pulley
hole3/8")
1
23
710-0642
HexScrew 1/4-20x .75 Gr.5
1
50
756-0313
Idler Pulley(3/8"hole)
1
24
710-0653
Self-tappingScrew1/4-20 x .375
1
51
710-0191
HexScrew3/8-24 x 1.25
1
25
710-0896
HexScrew,1/4-14x 0.625"
24
52
712-0116
Jam Lock Nut 3/8--24
1
26
710-1005
Self-tappingScrew,1/4-14x .50"
6
53
7519630
RecoilHandle(Optional)
1
27
710-3008
HexScrew5/16-18x .75
1
54
722-3022
FoamTape.625X.25
2
OTES:Fora properworkingmachine,
se FactoryApprovedParts. V-beltsare/
signedto engageand disengagesafely. I
substitute(non OEM)V-beltcan be /
ngerousbynot disengagingcompletelyJ
NOTE: Snow thrower features/components vary by model. NOT all parts listed above and pictured on the previous
page are standard equipment.
15
For parts and/or
accessories
please call
1-800-800-7310,or
1-330-220-4683.
www.mtdproducts.com
PartL=st,
For parts and/or
accessories
please call
1-800-800-7310,or
1-330-220-4683.
www.mtdproducts.com
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1
684-04127
ChuteAssembly
1
2
710-04071
CarriageBolt5/16-18x 1.0"
1
3
710-0451
CarriageBolt5/16-18x 0.750"
1
4
712-04063
FlangeLockNut,5/16-18
6
5
720-0284
ChuteKnobAssembly
1
6
731-04388A
ChuteHandle
1
7
731-04426A
UpperChute
1
8
736-0159
Washer
1
9
710-0487
CarriageBolt5/16-18x 2.0 Gr. 1
2
10
720-0284
HandleKnobAssembly5/16-18
2
11
725-0157
CableTie
1
12
736-0451
SaddleWasher.320x .93
2
13
747-04165
Bail,Gull Wing
1
14
749-1092A
UpperHandle,
1
15
684-04044*
ShroudAssembly2 Cyc.4.5hp.
1
684-04043**
ShroudAssembly2 Cyc.3.5hp.
1
16
710-04187
Screw,1/4-15x .50
3
17
710-1003
Self-tappingScrew,#10-16x .625"
5
For parts and/or
accessories
please call
1-800-800-7310,or
1-330-220-4683.
18
710-1882
Hex FlangeScrew5/16-18x 1.50Gr.5
2
www.mtdproducts.com
19
712-0252
Hex Nut 5/8-32x .12Special
1
20
725-2018
KeySwitch-ElectricStart
1
21
736-0225
LockWasherInternal.625x 1.058
1
22
736-0400
FiatWasher.194"x .62"x .063
5
23
732-0357A
ExtensionSpring
1
24
736-0362
FiatWasher.330 x 1.25x .06
2
25
710-0134
Screw,1/4-20x .62
8
26
710-3008
TrussMachineScrew,5/16-18x .75
1
27
712-04064
Hex FlangeLock Nut, 1/4-20
9
28
731-1033
ShavePlate,19.88
1
29
736-0176
FiatWasher.265 x .938x .120
4
30
746-04237
ControlCable
1
31
749-04114
LowerHandle
1
32
725-0201
IgnitionKey
2
33
731-1133C
SparkPlugCover
1
34
731-04127
LowerChute5" Dia
1
35
731-04353
Ring-LowerChute
1
36
731-04886
Chute,Adapter5" Dia
1
37
732-04111
ChuteAdjustmentSpring
1
38
731-0511
StripTrim
3
* Model230/S230, 250/$250,& 260/$260
**Model240/$240
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The following accessories and kits are available for single-stage, two-cycle snow throwers. See the
retailer from which you purchased your snow thrower,an authorized MTD Service Dealer or phone
(800) 800-7310for information regarding price and availability
0EM-390-697
ElectricStart Kit
0EM-390-996
ElectricStart Kit
'fitsmodelswith a two-cycleTecumseh4.5 HP - 5.5 HPengine)
0EM-737-0325
MTDtwo-cyclesnow throweroil (containssix 2.6 oz. bottles)
'fitsmodelswith a two-cycleTecumseh3 HP or 3.5 HPengine)
753-0451
ShavePlate(includesreplacementshaveplateand hardware)
753-04472
RubberAuger Kit, SnowThrowerSingleStage
For parts and/or
accessories
please call
1-800-800.7310,or
1-330-220-4683.
www.mtdproducts.com
18
For parts and/or
accessories
please call
1-800-800-7310,or
1-330-220-4683.
www.mtdproducts.com
19
MANUFACTURER'S
LiMiTED WARRANTY
FOR
The limitedwarrantyset forth belowisgivenby MTDLLCwith respectto
newmerchandisepurchasedand usedin the UnitedStates,its possessionsand territories.
e. MTDdoes notextendany warrantyfor productssoldor exported
outsideof the UnitedStates,its possessionsand territories,except
those soldthroughMTD'sauthorizedchannelsof exportdistribution.
"MTD"warrantsthis productagainstdefectsin materialand workmanship
for a periodof two (2) yearscommencingon the dateof originalpurchase
and will, at its option,repairor replace,free of charge,anypart foundto
be defectivein materialsor workmanship.This limitedwarrantyshallonly
applyif this producthas beenoperatedand maintainedin accordance
with the Operator'sManualfurnishedwith the product,and has not been
subjectto misuse,abuse,commercialuse, neglect,accident,improper
maintenance,alteration,vandalism,theft, fire,water,or damagebecause
of otherperil or naturaldisaster.Damageresultingfrom the installationor
useof any part, accessoryor attachmentnotapprovedby MTDfor use
with the product(s)coveredbythis manualwill voidyourwarrantyas to
any resultingdamage.
Normalwearparts are warrantedto be free fromdefects in materialand
workmanshipfor a periodof thirty (30) days fromthe dateof purchase.
Normalwearparts include,butare notlimitedto itemssuch as: batteries,
belts,blades,bladeadapters,grass bags, riderdeck wheels,seats, snow
throwerskid shoes,shaveplates,augerspiralrubberand tires.
HOW TO OBTAIN SERVICE: Warranty service is available, WITH
PROOF OF PURCHASE, through your local authorized service
dealer. To locate the dealer in your area, check your Yellow Pages, or
contact MTD LLC at RO. Box 361131,Cleveland, Ohio 44136-0019,or
call 1-800-800-7310 or 1-330-220-4683 or log on to our Web site at
www.mtdproducts.com.
This limitedwarrantydoesnot providecoveragein the followingcases:
a. Theengineor componentparts thereof.These itemsmaycarry a
separatemanufacturer'swarranty.Referto applicablemanufacturer's
warrantyfor termsand conditions.
f. Replacementpartsthat are not genuineMTDparts.
b. Log splitterpumps,valves,and cylindershavea separateone year
warranty.
c. Routinemaintenanceitemssuch as lubricants,filters, blade
sharpening,tune-ups,brakeadjustments,clutchadjustments,deck
adjustments,and normaldeteriorationof the exteriorfinish due to use
or exposure.
g. Transportationchargesand servicecalls.
No impliedwarranty,includingany impliedwarranty of merchantability of fitness for a particularpurpose,applies after the applicable
periodof express written warranty above as to the partsas identified. No other express warranty, whether written or oral, except as
mentionedabove, givenby any personor entity,includinga dealer
or retailer,with respect to any product,shallbind MTD. Duringthe
periodof the warranty, the exclusive remedyis repairor replacement
of the productas set forth above.
The provisionsas set forth in this warranty providethe sole and
exclusive remedy arising from the sale. MTDshall not be liable
for incidentalor consequential loss or damage including,without
limitation, expenses incurredfor substitute or replacementlawn care
services or for rentalexpenses to temporarily replacea warranted
product.
Somestatesdo not allowtheexclusionor limitationof incidentalor
consequentialdamages,or limitationson howlong an impliedwarranty
lasts, so the aboveexclusionsor limitationsmay notapplyto you.
In no eventshall recoveryof any kind be greaterthan theamountof the
purchasepriceof the productsold. Alterationof safetyfeatures of the
productshall void this warranty. Youassumethe risk and liability for
loss, damage,or injuryto youand your propertyand/orto others and their
propertyarisingout of the misuseor inabilityto use theproduct.
This limitedwarrantyshall notextendto anyoneotherthanthe original
purchaseror to the personfor whom itwas purchasedas a gift.
HOW STATELAW RELATESTO THISWARRANTY: This limitedwarrantygives youspecificlegal rights,and you mayalso haveother rights
which vary from stateto state.
IMPORTANT: OwnermustpresentOriginalProofof Purchaseto obtain
warrantycoverage.
d. Servicecompletedby someoneotherthanan authorizedservice
dealer.
MTD LLC, P.O. BOX 361131 CLEVELAND,
OHIO 44136-0019;
Phone: 1-800-800-7310,
1-330-220-4683