Craftsman 610.24600 Operating instructions

User Instructions
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TRACTOR LIF
Model Number 610.24600
Provides access to mower deck for easy
cleaning and service
Fits all 1985 through current models
of CRAFTSMAN front engine tractors
and Zero Turn Mowers
Can be fitted to most major front engine tractor brands
Patent
Adjustable
Pending
arms for greater versatility
Extra heavy duty gauge steel construction
If you read and follow these instructions, this product can be
assembled in approximately 20 minutes
Assemble
unit on cardboard to avoid scratches or damage to parts
Can easily be assembled
by one person
All fasteners for this Tractor Lift can be purchased at Sears or any
hardware store
If there are any missing
parts, or if you have any
questions on assembly,
operation, maintenance
or safety, please call
1-800-652-6231
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Visit our Craftsman
website:
www.sears.com/craftsman
610.24600-REV
B 3/08
SAFETY
WARNINGS
• Always use the stabilizer bar provided when using tractor lift.
Make sure stabilizer bar is properly in place before starting any
work on tractor.
• Never attempt
• Read and understand all safety and operating instructions
provided by the tractor's manufacturer
before using tractor
• When using lift, keep all bystanders,
to ride any vehicle
personal
up or down the tractor
• Do not climb onto tractor while tractor is in the elevated
lift.
position.
lift.
• When working on the front of the tractor always place wheel
chocks in back of the rear wheels/tires.
deck.
including
• Be sure to read and follow all safety instructions and
warnings. Failure to follow these instructions may result in
damage to the product and/or serious personal injury.
• Danger of serious personal injury exists. Serious
injury can occur when using a lifting device.
• Read and understand all safety and operating instructions
before using the tractor lift. Never allow anyone unfamiliar
with these instructions to use the tractor lift.
• Never lay under the tractor or mowing
INSTRUCTIONS
children,
away.
• This tractor lift must be only used for lifting and lowering
and from a level and stable surface.
• Always raise and lower tractor lift in a controlled fashion; do not
allow the tractor to drop too quickly, damage could occur.
to
• Never use in wet conditions.
• Make sure lifting arms are aligned and set to the proper distance
so that the equipment being loaded is well balanced on the lift.
• Do not remove warning
apart
decals from product.
• Do not attempt to lift the front and back of the tractor at the same
• Do not use tractor lift as an automotive
whist
is not intended or designed.
lift, or for any other use for
• If tractor lift is bowing while lifting or lowering your tractor, which
indicates an overload condition, remove the tractor immediately.
• Do not attempt to lift or lower any power equipment
running.
• Never engage
blades while using tractor
• Periodically check the fasteners
tight and in place.
to make sure they are still
• Keep lift surface clean by occasionally
any mild detergent.
cleaning
with water and
• Do not add to or try to modify the tractor lift in any way.
Any modifications
will void any warranties.
lift.
• Always disconnect spark plug wire from tractor
any work on tractor.
• Do not exceed the rated capacity
while motor is
• Before each use, always check for any worn, loose, or
damaged parts on the tractor lift. If any damage is present,
DO NOT USE THE TRACTOR LIFT.
before beginning
• Failure to abide by the warnings and read the safety instructions may
result in loss of load, damage to lift and/or property, serious personal
and/or fatal injury.
of the tractor lift - 270#.
• Failure to follow these warnings may result in property
damage and/or serious bodily injury.
FOR MISSING PARTS, Call 1-800-652-2321, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.E.S.T.
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Carton Contents
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QTY
PART NUMBER
1
2
3
4
6
1
1
1
2
1
51001
51002
51003
41009
51005
DESCRIPTION
Angle Frame Assembly
Handle Top
Handle Bottom
Lift Tube Assembly
Lift Cross Tube
OPERATION
Tractor Lift can be used out of the box on all Craftsman tractors
with bumpers or brush guards. Tractor Lift mounting hardware is
provided if your tractor does not have a bumper or brush guard.
TOOLS
REQUIRED
FOR ASSEMBLY
9/16" Wrench and/or Socket
Adjustable wrench
1
lO
REF NO
QTY
PART NUMBER
7L
7R
8
10
11
1
1
1
1
1
410131
410132
51006
310031
310041
DESCRIPTION
Tractor Mounting Bar - Left
Tractor Mounting Bar- Right
Stabilizer Bar
Hardware Bag
Assembly Manual
MAINTENANCE
Store unit in a clean dry place.
Recommended
Before each
•
Always
•
Always
•
Always
tire pressure
- 30 PSI.
use:
check tire pressure.
inspect unit for damage.
check fasteners for tightness.
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Hardware
Contents
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26
24
REF NO
22
QTY
3
PART NUMBER
310051
23
6
310072
24
8
25
D ES OR I PTI ON
3/8"-16 x 2-3/4" Hex Bolt
28
REF NO
29
QTY
6
33
1
310053
318"-16 x 2-1/4" Hex Bolt
310073
3/8" Split Lock Washer
3/8" USS Flat Washer
34
4
310052
1/4"-20 x 1" Hex Bolt
6
310062
3/8"-16
H ex Nut
35
4
310065
26
2
300082
Hair Pin Cotter .148 D ia.
36
4
310075
1/4"-20 l'¢/Iok Hex Nut
1/4" USS Flat Washer
27
4
310061
37
2
310182
Vinyl Handle Grip
28
2
310054
3/8"-16 l',,_ylokHex Nut
3/8"-16 x 1-1/2" Self-thread
38
4
310221
39
1
31026
Tube Plug RT8-1
Scuff Pad
Bolt
FOR MISSING PARTS, Cattl-800-652-2321,
Monday-Friday,
Page 4.
PARTNUMBER
310055
8 a.m.-5
p.m.E.S.T.
D ESCR I PTI ON
3/8"-16 x 1-1/4" Hex Bolt
Setting up Lift Mounting Hardware
- Tractor Front
Tractor Lift can be used out of the box on all Craftsman tractors with bumpers or brush guards. Tractor Lift mounting
your tractor does not have a bumper or brush guard, follow the steps below:
Note: Left and Right sides are determined
by standing
behind tractor looking
hardware
is provided. If
forward.
7R
26
6
%38
Remove,
add washer (24),
Step 1.
Step
replace.
Step 2.
,
Remove existing bolt "X" and set aside. If tractor does not have
this bolt use supplied 3/8" x 1-1/4" bolt with 3/8 nylok nut.
Align holes in tractor mounting bars ( 7R & 7L ) to the front
left & right side frame holes of the tractor.
Insert hex head bolt ( 29 ) through inside front hole of frame,
through tractor mounting bar and secure with nylock nut ( 27 ).
Add flat washer ( 24 ) under head of bolt removed in earlier
step and reinsert through tractor mounting bar and tighten.
For LT1000 & LT2000 series tractors, use self-thread
( 28 ) in place of bolt ( 29 ) and nut ( 27 ).
bolts
Step 2.
•
Push tube plugs ( 38 ) into each end of lift tube ( 6 ).
Slide lift tube through cut-out in tractor mounting
center.
bars and
Pin lift tube in place with one hair pin cotter ( 26 ) on each side
of mounting bar.
Note: The mounting bars have been manufactured to attach to the
frames of most major front engine tractor brands. Additional
hardware has been included for attachment to non-Craftsman
brands.
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Page 5.
Assemble
Tractor Lift
Attach Lift Tubes to Angle Frame
•
Lift tubes come pre-assembled.
and hex nuts ( 25 ).
•
Secure rear of lift tube assembly
nuts ( 25 ).
Note: Over-tightening
Attach lift tube assemblies
( 4 ) to angle frame ( 1 ) using bolts ( 22 ), flat washers ( 24 ), split lock washers ( 23 )
( 4 ) to angle frame ( 1 ) using bolts ( 29 ), flat washers
( 24 ), split lock washers ( 23 ) and hex
receiver bolts ( 22 ) could cause damage to lift tubes ( 4 ).
Determining
Front of Craftsman
the width between
Tractors
lift tubes.
Brush guard bumper
(can also be used for
front of Craftsman tractor)
29
Front of Craftsman
Zero Turn
Push
mower
/25
o
DCB
A
o
o
o
A BCD
O
o
-4
5
Note: The higher the lift tube extensions (5)
are positioned, the harder the tractor will be to lift.
25
Settings:
A.
Push
B.
Brush
C.
Front
D.
Front
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Page 6.
Mower
guard / Bumper installed
of Craftsman Tractor
of Craftsman Zero Turn
Assemble
Tractor Lift
Attach Handle to Angle Frame
Step 1.
Attach handle bottom ( 3 ) to angle frame ( 1 ) using hex bolt ( 22 ),
flat washer ( 24 ), split lock washer ( 23 ) and hex nut (25).
Step 2.
Insert ring grip pin ( 30 ), as shown.
Step 3.
Insert handle top ( 2 ) into handle bottom ( 3 ). Secure with hex
bolt ( 33 ), flat washer ( 24 ), split lock washer ( 23 ) and hex nut (25).
Step 4.
Place handle grips ( 37 ) onto handle top tube ( 2 ). A little
soapy water will help grip slide onto tube easily.
IF HANDLE
CANNOT
BE
EASILY
INSERTED,
FLIP
HANDLE
OVER AND
REINSERT,
j37
3
Foot Bar Tube
Handle Top Tube -j
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Page 7.
Assemble
Tractor Lift
Attach Stabilizer Bar
Step 1. Slide stabilizer
bar ( 8 ) onto foot bar tube as shown.
Step 2. Press snap button and slide stabilizer
bar against handle.
Step 3. Insert ring grip pin ( 30 ) through stabilizer
bar and handle top.
Foot bar
Snap
3O
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Page 8.
OPERATION
Using the Tractor
Lift
Figure !.
Properly engaging tractor
with mounted lift cross tube.
Step 1. Engage Tractor Lift
•
Center Tractor Lift in front of tractor.
,
Ensure that claws at ends of lift
tubes are securely hooked under
the lift cross tube attached to tractor
(Figure 1) or to the tractor
bumper/brush
guard (Figure 2.)
Figure 2.
Properly engaging tractor
with tractor bumper/brush
guard.
Step 2. Lift Tractor
•
Place foot onto foot bar tube and apply
continuous forward pressure with foot
while pulling down on tractor lift handle.
•
Once lifted, the weight of tractor will
automatically force handle down
into correct position.
IMPORTANT:
Stabilizer bar MUST be engaged
immediately after raising the tractor. See Step 3
on next page for instructions.
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Page 9.
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST.
OPERATION
Using the Tractor Lift
Step 3. Engaging
Stabilizer
Stabilizer
Bar
bar MUST be engaged
immediately
WARNING: Failure to engage stabilizer
injury and or property damage.
after raising the tractor.
bar may result in serious personal
•
Remove ring grip pin ( 30 ) from tube handle. Press snap button
and slide stabilizer bar ( 8 ) from foot bar tube.
•
Turn stabilizer
•
Position stabilizer
•
Slide stabilizer bar back onto foot bar tube making sure the bar is
positioned back over snap button.
--Tube
bar 180 degrees as shown at bottom of Figure 1.
bar under base of unit between wheels.
Handle
Snap
Snap Button
30
Figure 1
Figure 2
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Page 10.
Repair
Parts List
MODEL NUMBER
- 610.24600
37
REF. NO.
PART NO.
AMT.
DESCRIPTION
1
51001
1
BodyAngle
2
3
51002
51003
1
1
Handle Top
Handle Bottom
4
5
6
41009
51004
51005
2
1
Lift Tube Assembly
Lift Tube Extension
Lift Cross Tube
7L
7R
8
9
410131
410132
51006
310011
1
1
1
2
Tractor Mounting
Tractor Mounting
Stabilizer Bar
Tire 4.10/3.50-4
10
11
20
21
22
310031
310041
310071
300081
310051
1
1
4
2
3
Hardware Bag
Assembly Manual
5/8" SAE Flat Washer
Cotter Pin 1/8" x 1-1/2"
3/8"-16 x 2-3/4" Hex Bolt
23
24
310072
310073
6
8
3/8" Split Lock Washer
3/8" USS Flat Washer
25
26
310062
300082
6
2
3/8"-16 Hex Nut
Hair Pin Cotter .148
27
28
29
310061
310054
310055
4
2
6
3/8"-16 N_4ok Hex Nut
3/8"-16 x 1-1/2" Self-thread
3/8"-16 x 1-1/4" Hex Bolt
30
33
34
310081
310053
310052
4
1
4
3/8" x2-1/8" Ring Grip Pin
3/8"-16 x 2-1/4" Hex Bolt
1/4"-20 x 1" Hex Bolt
35
36
310065
310075
4
4
1/4"-20 Nylock Hex Nut
1/4" USS Flat Washer
37
310182
2
Handle Grip
38
39
310221
31026
4
1
Tube Plug RT8-1
Handle Scuff Pad
40
31019
1
Valco Snap Button
23 \
Bar - Left
Bar - Right
24
off
backing,
adhere to
handle.
25
8
_38
_38
9
22
30
_25
4
Bolt
%
25
7L
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CRAFTSMAN
THREE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
If this Craftsman product fails due to a manufacturer's defect within three years from the date of purchase,
any Sears store or other Craftsman outlet in the United States for free replacement.
return it to
This warranty does not include wearing off or fading of product paint, nor replacement of product wheels or tires.
This warranty is void if this product is ever used for commercial or rental purposes.
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., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179.
PRODUCTRECORD
In the space below record the model number and
purchase date of your cart. The model number can
be found on the front cover of the user guide.
ORDERING
INFORMATION
After the one year warranty period all parts may
be ordered by calling Sears Service at
1-800-4MY-HOME
(1-800-469-4663).
When ordering repair parts, always give the
following information:
Model Number
Purchase
Date
Keep this booklet and your Sears receipt in a safe
place for future reference.
NOTES
Product Model NumberPart Number - *
Part Description - *
*Found on the repair part list. Reference
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