MTD 600 SERIES Operator`s manual

Safe Operation
Practices • Set-Up • Operation
• Maintenance
• Service • Troubleshooting
• Warranty
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Two-Stage
Snow Thrower
m 500 Series & 600 Series
MTD LLC, P.O. BOX 361131 CLEVELAND, OHiO 44136-0019
PrintedIn USA
FormNo.769-06034
(May27,2010)
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Table of Contents
Safe Operation
Practices ........................................
3
Service ....................................................................
22
Troubleshooting
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26
Parts ................................................
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27
28
Assembly & Set-Up ..................................................
Con trois ...................................................................
7
13
Operation
18
Replacement
Attachments
19
Warranty
................................................................
Maintenance
&Adjustment.
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ImportantSafeOperationPractices
WARNING!
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could endanger
all instructions
points
the personal
safety and/or
in this manual
with these instructions
out important
before
property
attempting
may result in personal
When you see this symbol.
safety instructions
of yourself
to operate
which,
if not followed,
and others.
this machine.
Read and follow
Failure to comply
injury.
HEED ITS WARNING!
CALIFORNIA
PROPOSITION
65
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
DANGER: This machine
this manual.
operator
harm.
was built to be operated
As with any type of power
can result in serious injury. This machine
toes and feet and throwing
instructions
foreign
objects.
machine
assemble
and follow
all instructions
and in the manual(s) before
and operate.
and regular
Keep this manual
reference
on the
attempting
in a safe place for
and for ordering
replacement
foreign
1.
Never allow children under 14 years of age to operate this
machine. Children 14 and over should read and understand
and safe operation
and on the machine
adult.
5.
and be trained
Never allow adults to operate
instruction.
Thrown
objects
practices
this machine
can cause serious personal
Keep bystanders,
pets and children
machine while it is in operation.
enters the area.
Exercise caution
when operating
to avoid slipping
in reverse.
proper
injury. Plan
2.
hands,
safety
Stop machine
over or thrown
Always wear safety glasses or eye shields during
performing
Do not operate
Wear footwear
surfaces.
3.
by the
an adjustment
without
wearing
operation
or repair to protect
ricochet
can cause serious
adequate
winter
outer
which
will improve
Use a grounded
three-wire
for all machines
with electric
footing
extension
on slippery
cord and receptacle
start engines.
4.
Adjust auger housing
surfaces.
height to clear gravel or crushed
5.
Disengage
levers before
6.
Never attempt
if anyone
running,
operator's
or falling, especially
could be tripped
garments. Do not wear jewelry, long scarves or other loose
clothing, which could become entangled in moving parts.
of material
at least 75 feet from the
which
your eyes. Thrown objects which
injury to the eyes.
by an
without
objects,
and while
in this manual
and supervised
your snow-throwing
pattern to avoid discharge
toward roads, bystanders and the like.
6.
fingers,
auger/impeller.
Be familiar with all controls and their proper operation.
Know how to stop the machine and disengage them
the instructions
4.
of amputating
Failure to observe the following
quickly.
3.
in
Thoroughly
inspect the area where the equipment
is to be used.
Remove all doormats, newspapers, sleds, boards, wires and other
to
pa rts.
2.
is capable
practices
or error on the part of the
Preparation
Read, understand,
future
to the safe operation
carelessness
could result in serious injury or death.
Training
1.
according
equipment,
7.
all control
starting
to make any adjustments
except where specifically
the engine.
while
recommended
engine is
in the
manual.
Let engine and machine adjust to outdoor
before starting to clear snow.
rock
temperature
5.
SafeHandling of Gasoline
To avoid personal
in handling
injury or property
gasoline. Gasoline
vapors are explosive.
damage
is extremely
Serious personal
use extreme
flammable
a.
Use only an approved
b.
Extinguish all cigarettes,
Engine exhaust
care
and deadly
and the
6.
injury can occur when
gasoline is spilled on yourself or your clothes which
Wash your skin and change clothes immediately.
can ignite.
7.
gasoline container.
8.
cigars, pipes and other
d.
Never fuel machine
Never remove
9.
indoors.
gas cap or add fuel while
the engine
10.
Allow engine to cool at least two minutes
before
Never over fill fuel tank. Fill tank to no more than 1/2
inch below bottom
of filler
neck to provide
g.
Replace gasoline
h.
If gasoline is spilled, wipe it off the engine and
equipment.
Move machine to another area. Wait 5
i.
cap and tighten
before starting
or drugs.
Muffler
and engine
Exercise extreme
when
Exercise caution
or fuel container
to cool at least 5 minutes
inside
damage or personal
Never direct discharge
inside a vehicle
4
J
by attempting
to clear
Disengage power to the auger/impeller
or not in use.
15.
Never operate
when transporting
speeds on
and behind and use care
up.
If the machine should start to vibrate abnormally,
stop
the engine, disconnect
the spark plug wire and ground
equipment
from
at all times until fueling
Do not use a nozzle lock-open
levers and stop engine
position
(behind
it
Repair
making
Never put your hand in the discharge
Always use the clean-out
before you
the handles). Wait
comes to a complete
unclogging
the chute assembly,
or inspections.
18.
tank or container
all control
until the auger/impeller
If this
with the rim of the fuel
Disengage
leave the operating
nozzle.
opening
at high transport
against the engine. Inspect thoroughly
for damage.
any damage before starting and operating.
17.
remove gas-powered
dispenser
machine
surfaces. Look down
away from your vehicle
Keep the nozzle in contact
stop before
any adjustments,
or collector
tool provided
to unclog
openings.
the
discharge opening. Do not unclog chute assembly while
engine is running. Shut off engine and remain behind
is
device.
handles
until all moving
parts have stopped
before
unclogging.
Do not put hands or feet near rotating
impeller
housing
rotating
parts can amputate
The auger/impeller
The control
or chute assembly.
control
Use only attachments
and accessories approved by the
manufacturer
(e.g. wheel weights, tire chains, cabs etc.).
20.
When starting engine, pull cord slowly until resistance
is felt, then pull rapidly. Rapid retraction of starter cord
Contact with the
lever is a safety device. Never
easily in both directions
return to the disengaged
position
IMPORTANT SAFE OPERATION
(kickback)
unsafe
when
will pull hand and arm toward engine
you can let go. Broken bones, fractures,
could result.
21.
If situations
occur which
care and good judgment.
are not covered
PRACTICES
faster than
bruises or sprains
in this manual,
Contact Customer
Support
assistance and the name of your nearest servicing
Never operate with a missing or damaged chute assembly.
Keep all safety devices in place and working.
SECTION 2 --
19.
parts, in the auger/
hands and feet.
levers must operate
and automatically
released.
4.
and pets or
14.
or on a truck
bypass its operation. Doing so makes the machine
and may cause personal injury.
3.
bystanders
in front of the machine.
Never operate this machine without good visibility or light.
Always be sure of your footing and keep a firm hold on the
handles. Walk, never run.
Operation
2.
at children,
caused by a ricochet.
13.
is not possible, then refuel such equipment
on a
trailer with a portable container, rather than from a
1.
injury
Do not overload machine capacity
snow at too fast of a rate.
bed with a plastic liner. Always place
complete.
and while
before
the truck or trailer and refuel it on the ground.
m.
direction
12.
16.
containers on the ground
before filling.
gasoline
when changing
on or crossing
hazards or traffic.
Plan your snow-throwing
pattern to avoid discharge
towards windows, walls, cars etc. Thus, avoiding possible
slippery
Never fill containers
If possible,
operating
on slopes.
when backing
I.
of
hot and can cause a burn. Do
away.
caution
the influence
is an open flame, spark or pilot light
Allow machine
storing.
or trailer
become
not touch. Keep children
allow anyone
dryer etc.).
k.
while under
area.
an odorless
securely.
(e.g. furnace, water heater, space heater, clothes
j.
monoxide,
the engine.
Never store the machine
where there
11.
space for
fuel expansion.
minutes
machine
alcohol
property
refueling.
f.
or in a poorly ventilated
carbon
gas.
Do not operate
operating
is
hot or running.
e.
indoors
contains
gravel surfaces. Stay alert for hidden
sources of ignition.
C.
Never run an engine
for
dealer.
use
14.
Clearinga CloggedDischargeChute
Hand contact
with the rotating
impeller
According
to the Consumer
inside the discharge
Life have the machine
systems are working
1.
SHUTTHE ENGINE OFF!
2.
Wait 10 seconds to be sure the impeller
stopped rotating.
3.
Always use a clean-out
Never tamper
tool, not your hands.
To avoid serious injury
with safety devices. Check their proper
regularly.
Refer to the maintenance
sections
Before cleaning,
disengage
repairing,
the auger/impeller
or inspecting
come to a complete
to keep the machine
Also, visually
4.
5.
inspect
improper
Maintain
EPA emission
in any
to
to comply with California
and federal
for SORE (Small Off Road Equipment)
on regular
unleaded
emission
control
gasoline,
and
systems: Engine
at frequent
in safe working
condition.
Spark Arrestor
for any damage.
i_ll
frequently
and replace with original
and compromise
levers periodically
or replace
are certified
regulations
the engine
equipment
safety!"
to verify they engage
safety and instruction
internal combustion
engine and should not be used
WARNING!
machine isforest-covered,
equipped with brush
an
on or near anyThis
unimproved
covered or grass-covered
land unless the engine's
exhaust
system is equipped
meeting
applicable
Ira spark arrester is used, it should
working
order by the operator.
with a spark arrester
local or state laws (if any).
be maintained
in effective
In the State of California
the
above is required by law (Section 4442 of the California Public
Resources Code). Other states may have similar laws. Federal laws
and disengage properly and adjust, if necessary. Refer
to the adjustment
section in this operator's manual for
instructions.
7.
of engine
the following
For your safety protection,
performance
Check control
engine
can lead to a runaway
at unsafe speeds. Never tamper
setting
to operate
manufacturer's
(OEM) parts only. "Use of parts which do
not meet the original equipment
specifications
may lead to
6.
setting
Modification
(EM), Oxidizing Catalyst (OC), Secondary Air
Injection (SAI) and Three Way Catalyst (TWC) if so equipped.
machine
check all components
or death.
governor.
shave plates and skid shoes are subject to
wear and damage.
injuries
with factory
may include
speed of the engine.
Snow thrower
and safety
engine and cause it to operate
Engines which
Wait until
Do not change the engine governor setting or over-speed
the engine. The governor controls the maximum safe
operating
by an authorized
and not worn excessively.
or death, do not modify
are certified
Check bolts and screws for proper tightness
intervals
properly
with the governor
stop. Disconnect
against
(EPA),
Notice RegardingEmissions
machine
levers and stop the engine.
the spark plug wire and ground
prevent unintended
starting.
3.
and
of this manual.
all control
Agency
Donot modifyengine
Maintenance & Storage
2.
annually
Failure to do so can result in accidents,
blades have
way. Tampering
adjustment
inspected
service dealer to ensure that all mechanical
To clear the chute:
operation
Safety Commission
Protection
this product has an Average Useful Life of seven (7) years,
or 60 hours of operation. At the end of the Average Useful
chute is the most common cause of injury associated with snow
throwers. Never use your hand to clean out the discharge chute.
1.
Products
(CPSC) and the U.S. Environmental
apply on federal
lands.
A spark attester for the muffler
is available
through
your
nearest engine authorized service dealer or contact the service
department,
RO. Box 361131 Cleveland, Ohio 44136-0019.
labels, as
necessary.
8.
Observe proper disposal laws and regulations
etc. to protect the environment.
9.
Prior to storing,
from machine
10.
run machine
a nd prevent
Never store the machine
a few minutes
heater, furnace,
or fuel container
12.
inside where
light such as a water
clothes dryer etc.
Always refer to the operator's
instructions
to clear snow
freeze up of auger/impeller.
there is an open flame, spark or pilot
11.
for gas, oil,
on off-season
manual
for proper
storage.
Check fuel line, tank, cap, and fittings
frequently
for cracks
or leaks. Replace if necessary.
13.
Do not crank engine with spark plug removed.
SECTION
2 --
IMPORTANT
SAFE
OPERATION
PRACTICES
S
Safety Symbols
This page depicts and describes safety symbols that may appear
machine before attempting
to assemble and operate.
on this product.
Read, understand,
and follow
all instructions
on the
READ THE OPERATOR'S MANUAL(S)
Read, understand,
assemble
and follow
all instructions
in the manual(s) before
WARNING--
WARNING--
WARNING--
Contact
with the rotating
WARNING--THROWN
This machine
WARNING--
machine
is running.
There are rotating
which
can cause serious personal
IS FLAMMABLE
before refueling.
or in a poorly ventilated
area. Engine exhaust contains carbon
electric starter in the rain
HOT SURFACE
Engine parts, especially
and muffler
the muffler,
become extremely
Your Responsibility--Restrict
IMPORTANT SAFE OPERATION
hot during
operation.
Allow engine
to cool before touching.
the use of this power machine
to persons
in this manual and on the machine.
SAVETHESEINSTRUCTIONS!
SECTION 2 --
injury.
ELECTRICAL SHOCK
WARNING--
I
or chute
an odorless and deadly gas.
Do not use the engine's
6
housing
hands and feet.
CARBON MONOXIDE
WARNING--
and instructions
while
OBJECTS
Never run an engine indoors
the warnings
There are rotating
parts, in the auger/impeller
Allow the engine to cool at least two minutes
follow
is running.
parts can amputate
may pick up and throw objects
WARNING--GASOLINE
monoxide,
machine
ROTATING AUGER
Do not put hands or feet near rotating
assembly.
while
ROTATING BLADES
Keep hands out of inlet and discharge openings
blades inside
WARNING!
to
ROTATING BLADES
Keep hands out of inlet and discharge openings
blades inside
........
!i........
attempting
and operate
PRACTICES
who read, understand
and
3
Assembly
& Set-Up
Contentsof Carton
One Snow Thrower
Two Replacement
Hex Rod (if so equipped)
One Snow Thrower
Manual
Chute Control
Rod (if so equipped)
Auger Shear Pins
Operator's
One Product
Registration
Card
Chute Assembly
There are two chute control styles available that determine your set-up. Refer to the image above to determine which chute control
style you have. If your product resembles the image on the left, see page 8 for assembly instructions.
If your product resembles the
image on the right, see page 10 for assembly
The Set-Up and Adjustment
instructions
instructions.
are the same for both chute controls.
ChuteAssembly
2-Way& 4-WayAssembly
Remove all loose parts before
1.
assembling.
Remove cotter pin, wing nut and hex screw from
control
Handle Assembly
chute support
Place the shift lever in the Forward-6
2.
Observe the lower rear area of the snow thrower
to be sure
both cables are aligned
pivoting
upward.
position
with roller guides
Pivot the handle
before
upward.
bracket.
f
1.
the handle
head and clevis pin and bow-tie
cotter
chute
pin from
See Fig. 3-3.
t
Chute Control
Head
See Fig. 3-1.
Chute Support
Bracket
...........
Chute Base
Figure
2.
3-3
Insert hex rod into chute control
chute control
head as possible,
hex rod pointing
upward.
head. Push rod as far into
keeping
the holes in the
See Fig. 3-4.
Figure 3-1
NOTE: Make certain the upper ends of each cable are
seated properly
in its pulley. See Fig. 3-2.
/
/
\
Figure 3-4
Figure 3-2
3.
Secure the handle by tightening
the plastic knob located
on both the left and right sides of the handle.
Remove
and discard any rubber bands, if present. They are for
packaging purposes only.
8
I
SECTION3--
ASSEMBLY&
SET-UP
/
3.
Place chute onto chute base and ensure hex rod is
positioned
5.
under the handle panel. Install hex bolt
previously removed
time. See Fig. 3-5.
Rotate the joystick
silver indicator
but do not secure with wing nut at this
to the one o'clock position
arrow on the pinion
panel faces upward.
so that the
gear below the control
See Fig. 3-7.
NOTE:The joystick will be angled slightly to the right at the
one o'clock position. See "Top View" in Fig. 3-6.
J
\
Figure 3-5
4.
Squeeze the trigger
on the joystick
hand to face forward. The holes in the chute control
will be facing up. See Fig. 3-6.
NOTE:The
trigger
chute will not rotate
without
squeezing
on the joystick.
Chute Control
Input
Figure 3-7
and rotate the chute by
input
the
6.
Insert the hex rod into the pinion gear below the joystick.
Make sure to line up the hole in the hex rod with the arrow
on the pinion
NOTE:The
TopView
D
gear. See Fig. 3-8.
hex rod will fit snuggly
into the pinion
gear.
Support
the rear of the dash panel with one hand while
inserting
the hex rod with your other hand to ensure the
hex rod is inserted
NOTE:The
o1! the way into the pinion
hole is a reference
indicator arrow on the pinion
the rod has been inserted.
for aligning
gear.
the rod with the
gear, and will be visible after
f
\ \ it
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t..........
Figure 3-8
SECTION
3 --
ASSEMBLY& SET-UP
9
Push the hex rod toward
the control
panel until the hole
OverheadChuteControl Assembly
in the hex rod lines up with the hole in the chute control
input closest to the chute control
cotter pin. See Fig. 3-9.
NOTE:The
head and insert the
HandleAssembly
1.
Place the shift lever in the Forward-6
2.
Observe the lower rear area of the snow thrower
position.
to be sure
both cables are aligned with roller guides
the handle upward. See Fig. 3-11.
pivoting
second hole is used to achieve further
engagement
of the hex rod into the pinion
Refer to page 21 for Chute Control
gear if required.
Rod adjustments.
/
before
NOTE: Make certain the upper ends of each cable are
seated properly
in its pulley. See Fig. 3-2.
f
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/
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/
/
Figure
8_
Finish securing
bracket
3-9
chute control
head to chute support
with wing nut, clevis pin, and bow-tie
removed
cotter
pin
Figure 3-11
in step 1. See Fig. 3-3.
3_
9_
Check that all cables are properly routed through
guide on top of the engine. See Fig. 3-10.
the cable
Secure the handle by tightening
and discard any rubber
NOTE: For smoothest operation,
the left of the hex rod.
the cables should all be to
NOTE:Models
with 2-Way Chute Control
cable to route through the cable guide.
the plastic knob located
on both the left and right sides of the handle.
packaging
purposes
Remove
bands, if present. They are for
only.
ChuteAssembly
have only one
1.
Remove wing
assembly
nut and hex screw from chute control
and clevis pin and cotter
bracket. Position the chute assembly
the chute base. See Fig. 3-12.
pin from chute support
(forward-facing)
over
J
Figure 3-10
J
Figure 3-12
SECTION
3--
ASSEMBLY&
SET-UP
2_
Place chute assembly
control
assembly
and cotter
onto chute base and secure chute
to chute support
pin removed
4.
bracket with clevis pin
Insert the chute directional
bracket
control
rod into the support
on the rear of the dash panel. See Fig. 3-15.
earlier. See Fig. 3-13.
J
Figure 3-13
3_
Finish securing
bracket
chute control assembly
Figure 3-15
to chute support
with wing nut and hex screw removed
See Fig. 3-14.
5_
earlier.
Remove the hairpin
clip from the rear of the chute control
assembly. See Fig 3-16.
f
Figure 3-16
Figure 3-14
6_
Secure the chute directional
control
assembly
control
with the hairpin
rod to the chute
clip removed
earlier.
See Fig 3-16.
SECTION3 -- ASSEMBLY
& SET-UP
11
Drift Cutters (ifsoequipped)
Set-Up
1.
ShearPinsStorage(if s0 equipped)
A pair of replacement
drift cutter, and remove them from the sides of the auger
auger shear pins and bow tie cotter pins
are included with your snow thrower.
If your snow thrower
has
housing.
2.
a 2-Way or 4-Way crank style, you may store them in your snow
thrower's dash panel until needed. If your snow thrower has an
overhead
needed.
Remove the two screws and lock nuts that secure each
Turn the drift cutters
around
in Fig. 3-19 to the outside
and position
of the auger
them as shown
housing.
chute control, store the shear pins in a safe place until
See Fig. 3-17.
Figure 3-19
3.
Figure 3-17
the drift cutters with the screws and lock nuts
removed
ChuteClean-OutTool
The chute clean-out
Attach
earlier.
Tire Pressure
tool is fastened
to the top of the auger
housing with a mounting clip and a cable tie at the factory. Cut
the cable tie before operating the snow thrower. See Fig. 3-18.
_
--
manufacturer's
recommended
psi. Equal tire
ARNING!
Under
any circumstance
do notExcessive
exceed
pressure
should
be maintained
at all times.
pressure when seating beads may cause tire/rim
assembly to burst with force sufficient to cause
serious injury.
Refer to sidewall
recommended
The tires are over-inflated
pressure before operating
wall for tire manufacturer's
Chute Clean-Out
Tool
Figure 34 8
12
[
SECTION
3--
ASSEMBLY
& SET-UP
of tire for
pressure.
for shipping purposes. Check the tire
the snow thrower. Refer to the tire side
recommended
psi and deflate
(or
inflate) the tires as necessary.
NOTE: Equal tire pressure is to be maintained
performance
purposes.
at all times for
SkidShoes
Adjustments
The snow thrower
ChuteAssembly
NOTE: Chutes on models
controlled
with 4-Way Chute Control
by the Chute Directional
The distance
snow is thrown
angle of the chute assembly.
1.
Stop the engine.
Control.
can be adjusted
are also
purposes.
to operating
the snow thrower.
by changing
the
Refer to the Engine Operator's
Pivot the chute upward
the wing
or downward
upward
them downward,
at the factory
if desired,
prior
this snow thrower on gravel as it can easily pick up and
CAUTION:
It is not causing
recommended
throw
loose gravel,
personalthatyou
injury oroperate
damage
to the snow thrower and surrounding property.
Manual.
knob found
on the
For close snow removal
left side of the chute assembly.
2.
Adjust
See Fig. 4-1.
To do so:
Remove the key and loosen the plastic
skid shoes are adjusted
for shipping
on a smooth
shoes higher on the auger
before
retightening
Use a middle
knob. See Fig. 3-20.
is uneven,
or lower position
when
the area to be cleared
such as a gravel driveway
NOTE: If you choose to operate
the snow thrower
surface, keep the skid shoes in position
between
surface, raise skid
housing.
the ground
on a gravel
for maximum
clearance
and the shave plate.
To adjust the skid shoes:
1.
Loosen the four hex nuts (two on each side) and carriage
bolts. Move skid shoes to desired
position.
See Fig. 3-21.
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Figure 3-20
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Figure :3-21
2.
Make certain the entire bottom
against the ground
3.
Retighten
surface of skid shoe is
to avoid uneven
wear on the skid shoes.
nuts and bolts securely.
SECTION3 -- ASSEMBLY
& SET-UP
13
Auger Control
carefully
read and follow
all instructions
below.
WARNING!
Prior to operating
Perform all adjustments
to verify your
yoursnow
snowthrower,
thrower
is operating
Check the adjustment
1.
When the auger control
"up" position,
should
2.
safely and properly.
of the auger
control as follows:
is released
the cable should
NOT be tight.
In a well-ventilated
area, start the snow thrower
Refer to your Engine Operator's
3.
While standing
thrower),
4.
and in the disengaged
have very little slack. It
engine.
Manual.
in the operator's
position
(behind
the snow
engage the auger.
Allow the auger to remain engaged
(10) seconds before releasing
several times.
for approximately
the auger control.
5.
With the auger control in the disengaged
walk to the front of the machine.
6.
Confirm
that the auger has completely
and shows NO signs of motion.
"up" position,
stopped
If the auger
rotating
shows ANY
signs of rotating, immediately
return to the operator's
position and shut off the engine. Wait for ALL moving
to stop before
7.
To readjust
readjusting
the control
the auger
ten
Repeat this
parts
control.
cable, loosen the upper
hex screw
on the auger cable bracket.
8.
Position
the bracket
downward
upward
to increase
to provide
cable tension).
more slack (or
See Fig. 3-22.
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Figure
9.
Retighten
10.
Repeat steps 2 through 6 above to verify
adjustment
has been achieved.
SECTION
3--
the upper
3-22
hex screw.
ASSEMBLY&
SET-UP
proper
4
Controls
and Features
f
Shift Lever
Chute Directional Control
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Auger Control
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Heated
Grips
Steering
Trigger
Drift Cutter
Shift Lever
/
Drive
er Control
Overhead
Augers
__Skid
Chute
Shoe
Figure 4=1
Snow thrower
illustrated
controls
and features
are described
below and
SkidShoes
in Fig. 4-1.
Position
Shift Lever
The shift lever is located on the handle panel and is used to
determine ground speed and direction of travel.
Forward
conditions.
(F) speeds. Position
one (1) is the slowest
six (6) is the fastest.
Adjust
when
Augers
When engaged,
There are six forward
and position
the skid shoes based on surface
upward for hard-packed snow. Adjust downward
operating on gravel or crushed rock surfaces.
the augers rotate and draw snow into the auger
housing.
ChuteAssembly
Reverse
Snow drawn into the auger housing
There are two reverse (R) speeds. One (1) is the slower and two (2)
is the faster.
is discharged
out the chute
assembly.
Headlight
(if s0 equipped)
The headlight
is located
automatically
turned
on top of the handle panel and is
on when the engine
is started.
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SteeringTriggerControls (ifsoequipped)
Drift Cutters (if soequipped)
The drift cutters are designed for use in deep snow. Their use
is optional for normal snow conditions.
Maneuver the snow
thrower
so that the cutters penetrate
a high standing
STEERING
TRIGGER
CONTROLS
snow drift
to assist snow falling into the augers for throwing.
Heated Grips(if so equipped)
when
using the heated grip. If the heated grip
Ithot,
is recommended
that you wear gloves
turn it off.
CAUTION:
become too
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The left and right wheel steering
the underside of the handles.
trigger
controls
are located
on
Squeeze the right control to turn right.
To activate the heated grips, move the switch found
of the dash panel into the ON position.
on the rear
Squeeze the left control
AugerControl
to turn left.
until you are familiar with these controls.
CAUTION:
Operate the snow thrower in open areas
AUGER
CONTROL
ChuteClean-OutTool
clogged
_
before
The auger control
control
is located
on the left handle.
Squeeze the
grip against the handle to engage the augers and start
snow throwing
action.
Release to stop.
chute assembly.
Shut offengine
and remain
behind
ARNING!
handles
Never
until use
all your
moving
hands
parts
to clear
have stopped
a
unclogging.
The chute clean-out
the auger
housing
tool is conveniently
with a mounting
fastened
to the rear of
clip. Should snowand
ice
become lodged in the chute assembly during operation,
proceed
as follows to safely clean the chute assembly and chute opening:
1.
Release both the Auger Control
2.
Stop the engine.
and the Drive Control.
Refer to the Engine Operator's
Manual.
Remove the key.
3.
Remove the clean-out
tool from the clip which
secures it to
the rear of the auger housing.
4.
Use the shovel-shaped
dislodge
end of the clean-out
and scoop any snow and ice which
tool to
has formed
in
and near the chute assembly.
The drive control is located on the right handle. Squeeze the
control grip against the handle to engage the wheel drive.
operate
also locks the auger
the chute directional
the snow throwing
control
control so that you can
without
process. If the auger control
Release both controls
interrupting
is engaged
to stop the augers and wheel
NOTE.: Always release the drive control
Failure to do so will result in increased
drive system.
SECTION 4 --
rear of the auger
before changing
speeds.
wear on your machine's
CONTROLS AND FEATURES
While standing
thrower),
simultaneously
with the drive control, the operator can release
the auger control (on the left handle) and the augers will remain
engaged.
drive.
Refasten the clean-out
snow thrower's
Release to stop.
The drive control
5.
remaining
tool to the mounting
housing,
reinsert
clip on the
the key and start the
engine.
in the operator's
position
engage the auger control
(behind
the snow
for a few seconds to clear any
snow and ice from the chute assembly.
2-Way Chute Directional Control (if soequipped)
CHUTE
DiRECTiONAL
CONTROL
ADJUSTABLE
CHUTETiLT
CHUTE ROTATE
LEFT
The chute directional
CHUTE ROTATE
RIGHT
control
is located
on the left side of the
To change
the direction
in which
snow is thrown,
the button
on the joy-stick
dash panel.
squeeze
and pivot the joy-stick
to the
right or to the left.
4-WayChuteDirectionalControl(ifsoequipped)
CHUTE
DIRECTIONAL
CONTROL
CHUTETILT DOWN
t
t'
CHUTE ROTATE
LEFT
k_
CHUTEROTATE
RIGHT
CHUTETILT UP
The chute directional
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control
is located
on the left side of the
the direction
in which
snow is thrown,
dash panel.
To change
the button on the joy-stick
right or to the left.
To change
the angle/distance
the joy-stick
forward
squeeze
and pivot the joy-stick
which
to the
snow is thrown,
pivot
or backward.
OverheadChute DirectionalControl (ifsoequipped)
CHUTE DIRECTIONAL
CONTROL
DISCHARGE
LEFT
The chute
directional
_
control
is located
thrower. To change the direction
the chute directional
control.
on left side of the snow
in which
snow
is thrown,
rotate
SECTION
4 -- CONTROLS
AND
FEATURES
17
Operation
Starting and Stopping the Engine
ReplacingShearPins
Refer to the Engine Operator's Manual packed with your snow
thrower for instructions
on starting and stopping the engine.
The augers are secured
ToEngageDrive
1.
augers will not turn, check to see if the pins have sheared. See
With the throttle
control
in the Fast (rabbit)
position,
move
Fig. 5-2.
shift lever into one of the six forward (F) positions or two
reverse (R) positions. Select a speed appropriate
for the
snow conditions
2.
and a pace you're
Squeeze the drive control
thrower
to the spiral shaft with shear pins and
cotter pins. If the auger should strike a foreign object or ice jam,
the snow thrower is designed so that the pins may shear. If the
against
comfortable
with.
_
gearbox
the handle the snow
will move. Release it and drive motion
anything
other than OEM Part No. 738-04124A
replacement
AUTION:
NEVER
shear pins.
replace
Anythe
damage
auger to
shear
the pins
augerwith
or other components
do so will NOT be covered
will stop.
as a result of failing
to
by your snow thrower's
war ranty.
ToEngageAugers
To engage the augers and start throwing
snow, squeeze the
auger control against the left handle. Release to stop the augers.
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engine and remove the key prior to replacing shear
WARNING!
Always turn off the snow thrower's
pins.
ToSteer
With the drive control
engaged,
squeeze the right steering
trigger control to turn right. Squeeze the left steering
control to turn left.
CAUTION:
Operate
the snow thrower
and at slow speeds until you are familiar
drive control and comfortable
operating
steering
trigger
in open areas
with the
the
controls.
EngageHeated Grips(ifsoequipped)
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when using the heated grip. If the heated grip
CAUTION:
is recommended
thatyou wear gloves
become too Ithot,
turn it off.
To activate the heated
grips, move the switch found
of the dash panel into the ON position.
on the rear
See Fig. 5-1.
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Figure 5-1
5-2
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Maintenance& Adjustments
Maintenance
Lubrication
Engine
GearShaft
Refer to the Engine Operator's
thrower.
Manual
packed with your snow
The gear (hex) shaft should
or after every twenty-five
be lubricated
at least once a season
(25) hours of operation.
Tire Pressure
1.
Allow the engine to run until it is out of fuel.
Refer to page 12 for information
2.
Carefully pivot the snow thrower
rests on the auger housing.
3.
Remove the frame cover from the underside
regarding
tire pressure.
ShavePlate and Skid Shoes
The shave plate and skid shoes on the bottom
thrower
are subject to wear. They should
and replaced
when
of the snow
be checked periodically
necessary.
4.
NOTE: Deluxe skid shoes (on select models)
have two wear
edges. When one side wears out, they can be rotated
the other edge.
To remove
180 ° to use
thrower by removing
it. Refer to Fig 7-3.
the self-tapping
Apply a light coating
shaft. See Fig. 6-2.
of engine
NOTE:When
lubricating
any oil on the aluminum
skid shoes:
up and forward
of the snow
screws which
Remove the four carriage bolts and hex flange nuts which
secure them to the snow thrower.
2.
Reassemble
system. Wipe offany
secure
oil (or 3-in-1 oil) to the hex
the hex shaft, be careful not to get
drive plate or the rubber friction
wheel. Doing so will hinder the snow thrower's
1.
so that it
excess or spilled
drive
oil.
new skid shoes with the four carriage bolts
two on each side) and hex flange
nuts. Refer to Fig. 6-1.
Figure 6-2
NOTE:Augers
not shown for clarity
Wheels
Figure 6-1
To remove
1.
At least once a season, remove both wheels.
axles with a multipurpose
wheels.
shave plate:
Remove the carriage
bolts and hex nuts which
automotive
Clean and coat the
grease before
reinstalling
attach it to
the auger housing.
2.
Reassemble
new shave plate, making
bolts are to the inside of housing.
sure heads of carriage
Tighten
securely.
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Auger Shaft
Auger Control
At least once a season, remove the shear pins from the auger
Refer to the Assembly
shaft. Spray lubricant
adjusting
the flange bearings
See Fig. 6-3.
inside the shaft and around
found
the spacers and
at either end of the shaft.
& Set-up section for instructions
the auger control
on
cable.
ChuteAssembly
Refer to the Assembly
adjusting
& Set-up section for instructions
on
the chute assembly.
Skid Shoes
Refer to the Assembly
adjusting
& Set-up section for instructions
on
the skid shoes.
DriveControl
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When the drive control
position,
is released
the cable should
and in the disengaged
have very little slack. It should
"up"
NOT be
tight.
NOTE: If excessive
slack is present in the drive cable or if the snow
thrower's drive is disengaging
intermittently
the cable may be in need of adjustment.
Check the adjustment
1.
2.
Figure 6-3
released,
The unit should
push the snow thrower
roll freely.
Engage the drive control and gently attempt to push the
snow thrower forward. The wheels should not turn. The
unit should
3.
Adjustments
not roll freely.
With the drive control
released,
move the shift lever back
and forth between the R2 position and the F6 position
several times. There should be no resistance in the shift
Shift Cable
lever.
If the full range of speeds (forward
achieved,
forward.
operation,
of the d rive control as follows:
With the drive control
gently
during
and reverse) cannot be
If any of the above tests failed, the drive cable is in need of
adjust the shift cable as follows:
adjustment.
1.
Place the shift lever in the fastest forward
speed position.
2.
Loosen the hex nut on the shift cable index bracket.
1.
Proceed as follows:
Loosen the lower hex screw on the drive cable bracket.
See
See
Fig. 6-4.
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Figure 6-5
Figure
3.
Pivot the bracket
4.
Retighten
SECTION 6 --
downward
6-4
the hex nut.
MAINTENANCE
2.
Position the bracket upward to provide
downward to increase cable tension).
3.
Retighten
4.
Check the adjustment
of the drive control as described
above to verify proper adjustment
has been achieved.
to take up slack in the cable.
& ADJUSTMENTS
the upper
more slack (or
hex screw.
Chute Control Rod(2-Way& 4-Way ChuteControl)
ChuteAssembly (OverheadChuteControl)
To adjust the chute control
If the chute fails to remain stationary
I.
Remove the cotter
assembly
2.
as follows:
pre-load
pin from the hole closest to the chute
on the chute rotation
Pull out the chute control
with the second
3.
rod, proceed
found
assembly.
hole in the chute rotation
assembly.
See
intervals.
If the chute directional
Reinsert the cotter
preload by loosening
intervals.
control
this hole and the chute
rod. See Fig. 6-6.
the
the hex nut
assembly.
the hex nut clockwise
in I/4turn
See Fig 6-7.
Fig. 6-6.
pin through
operation,
by tightening
on the front of the chute control
To increase the preload, tighten
rod until the hole in it lines up
during
of the chute can be adjusted
control
is difficult
to crank, decrease the
the hex nut counterclockwise
in I/4 turn
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Figure 6-7
Figure 6-6
Off-SeasonStorage
If the snow thrower will not be used for 30 days or longer, follow
the storage instructions
below.
1.
Run the engine
until the fuel tank is empty
to lack of fuel. Do not attempt
2.
Lubricate
3.
the machine
Store in a clean, dry area.
4.
If storing the snow thrower
rustproof the machine
the snow thrower.
5.
Clean the exterior
and it stops due
to pour fuel from the engine.
as instructed
earlier in this section.
in an unventilated
area,
using a light oil or silicone
to coat
of the engine and the snow thrower.
NOTE: Refer to the Engine Operator's
Manual
for information
on
storing your engine.
SECTION 6 --
MAINTENANCE
& ADJUSTMENTS
21
7
Service
Belt Replacement
4.
Auger Belt
5.
pivot the snow thrower
up and forward
so that it
rests on the auger housing.
To remove and replace your snow thrower's
as follows:
Allow the engine to run until it is out of fuel. Do not
attempt to pour fuel from the engine.
2.
Remove the plastic
Remove the frame cover from the underside
thrower by removing
it. See Fig. 7-3.
auger belt, proceed
I.
removing
Carefully
the self-tapping
of the snow
screws which
secure
f
belt cover on the front of the engine by
the two self-tapping
screws. See Fig. 7-1.
Figure 7-3
6.
Remove the belt as follows.
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a.
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Roll the auger
belt off the engine
Loosen and remove the shoulder
b.
Unhook
the support
bracket
pulley. See Fig. 7-2.
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Figure 7-4
Figure 7-2
bolt which
acts as
a belt keeper.
Figure 7-1
3.
See Fig. 7-4.
spring from the frame.
7.
Remove the belt from around
belt between
the support
the auger pulley, and slip the
bracket
and the auger pulley.
See Fig. 7-5.
Drive Belt
To remove and replace your snow thrower's
as follows:
1.
drive belt, proceed
To prevent spillage, remove all fuel from tank by running
engine until it stops. Do not attempt to pour fuel from the
engine.
2.
Remove the plastic
removing
3.
belt cover on the front of the engine by
the two self-tapping
Remove the belt as follows.
screws. Refer to Fig. 7-1.
See Fig. 7-6:
Figure 7-5
8.
Replace the auger belt by following
order.
instructions
in reverse
NOTE: Do not forget to reinstall the shoulder bolt and
reconnect the spring to the frame after installing a
replacement auger belt.
9.
After replacing the auger belt, perform the Auger Control
test on page 14 of the Assembly and Set-Up section.
Figure
7-6
a.
Roll the auger
belt off the engine
b.
Pivot the idler pulley toward
c.
Lift the drive belt off the engine
pulley.
the right.
pulley.
4.
Carefully pivot the snow thrower
rests on the auger housing.
5.
Remove the frame cover from the underside
thrower
by removing
up and forward
the self-tapping
so that it
of the snow
screws which
secure
it. Refer to Fig. 7-3.
SECTION
7 -- SERVICE
23
Back out the stop bolt to increase the clearance
6.
the friction
wheel
disc and friction
wheel.
between
Friction WheelRemoval(600Series)
See Fig. 7-7.
If the snow thrower
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fails to drive with the drive control engaged,
and performing
the drive control cable adjustment
fails to
correct the problem, the friction wheel may need to be replaced.
Follow the instructions
below. Examine the friction wheel for
signs of wear or cracking
1.
and replace if necessary:
Allow the engine to run until it is out of fuel. Do not
attempt
to pour fuel from the engine.
2.
Place the shift lever in third Forward
3.
Carefully
pivot the snow thrower
(F3) position.
up and forward
so that it
rests on the auger housing.
4.
Remove the frame cover from the underside
thrower
by removing
the self-tapping
it. Remove the right-hand
and bell washer which
wheel
Figure 7-7
Slip the drive belt off the pulley and between
wheel and friction
8.
wheel
Remove and replace
friction
disc. See Fig. 7-7.
belt in the reverse order.
FrictionWheelInspection (500Series)
If the snow thrower
and performing
correct
fails to drive with the drive control engaged,
the drive control
the problem,
the friction
NOTE: Special tools are required
be removed
cable adjustment
wheel
fails to
may need to be replaced.
and several components
and in order to replace the snow thrower's
must
friction
wheel rubber. See your authorized service dealer to have the
friction wheel rubber replaced or phone Customer Support
as instructed
Manual.
on page 2 for information
To inspect the friction
1.
a Service
as follows:
Allow the engine to run until it is out of fuel. Do not
attempt
2.
wheel, proceed
on ordering
Carefully
to pour fuel from the engine.
pivot the snow thrower
up and forward
so that it
rests on the auger housing.
3.
Remove the frame cover from
thrower by removing
it. See Fig. 7-8.
4.
Examine the friction
SECTION
7
--
SERVICE
the underside
four self-tapping
of the snow
screws which
secure
wheel for signs of wear or cracking.
by removing
secure
the screw
secure it to the axle. See Fig. 7-8.
F
7.
of the snow
screws which
Figure 7-8
5.
Carefully
remove the hex nut which
to the snow thrower
secures the hex shaft
frame and lightly
dislodge the ball bearing
See Fig. 7-9.
tap the shaft's end to
from the right side of the frame.
Follow the previous
components.
replacing
1.
NOTE: Be careful not to damage the threads
on the shaft.
steps in reverse order to reassemble
If you're
disassembling
Remove the four screws which
side plates together.
Carefully
position
the friction
and to the left
wheel assembly
off the
2.
Remove the rubber
3.
Reassemble
replacing
the friction
wheel assembly
as a
ring from between
wheel's
reassembling
make sure that the rubber
whole, discard the worn part and slide the new part onto
the hex shaft.
properly
the plates.
the side plates with a new rubber
NOTE:When
NOTE: If you're
secure the friction
Figure 7=11
the hex shaft downward
before carefully sliding
shaft. See Fig. 7-10.
wheel and
as follows:
See Fig. 7-11.
Figure 7-9
6.
the friction
only the rubber ring, proceed
between
the friction
ring.
wheel assembly,
ring is centered
and seated
the side plates. Tighten
each screw
only one rotation before turning the wheel clockwise
and proceeding with the next screw. Repeat this process
several times to ensure the plates are secured
force (between
with equal
6 ft-lbs and 9 ft-lbs).
NOTE:Make sure the shift lever pin is in place in the
bearing housing. See Fig. 7-9 inset.
4.
Slide the friction wheel assembly back onto the hex shaft
and follow the steps above in reverse order to reassemble
components.
5.
After replacing
Control
the friction
wheel, perform
the Drive
test on page 20 in the Maintenance
Adjustments
and
section.
Figure 7-10
SECTION
7
--
SERVICE
2S
Troubleshooting
Problem
Engine running erratically/
inconsistent RPM (hunting
Cause
1. Engine running
or
surging)
Remedy
on CHOKE.
1. Move choke lever to RUN position.
2. Stale fuel.
2. Fill tank with clean, fresh gasoline.
3. Water or dirt in fuel system.
3. Drain fuel tank. Refill with fresh fuel.
4. Carburetor
4. Contact an authorized
Service Center.
5. Contact an authorized
Service Center.
out of adjustment.
5. Engine over-governed
Excessive vibration
1. Loose parts ordamaged
auger.
1. Stop engine immediately
and disconnect
spark
plug wire. Tighten all bolts and nuts. If vibration
continues, have unit serviced by an authorized
Service Center.
Unit fails to propel itself
1. Drive control cable in need of
1. Adjust drive control cable. Refer to Maintenance
adjustment.
Adjustments
2. Drive belt loose or damaged.
2. Replace drive belt. Refer to Service section
3. Friction wheel worn.
3. Replace friction
wheel. Refer to Service section.
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Engine fails to start
1. Extension
cord not connected
(when using electric start button,
models so equipped)
Chute does not stay stationary
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while throwing snow using an
overhead chute control.
1. Insufficient preload applied
chute control.
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cord to the
electric starter outlet and the other end to a threeprong
to
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1. Connect one end of the extension
on
&
section.
120-volt, grounded,
1. Refer to the Maintenance
adjust chute preload.
AC outlet.
& Adjustments
section to
9
Replacement
Parts
Component
Phone (800) 800-7310 to order replacement
Parts Manual
downloads
are also available
Part Number
and Description
929-0071A
Extension Cord, 1lOV
954-04050
954-04260
954-04195
954-04201A
Auger
Wheel
Auger
Wheel
684-04159
684-04153
935-04054
Friction Wheel Assembly (500 Series)
Friction Wheel Assembly (600 Series)
Friction Wheel Rubber (all models)
725-1629
925-1658
Lamp, 12V (K Style Panel)
Lamp, Halogen (F Style Panel)
738-04124A
714-04040
Shear Pin, 1.50
Bow-tie Cotter Pin
784-5580
731-06439
790-00091
731-05984A
Slide Shoe, Standard (Steel)
931-2643
Chute Clean-out
790-00120
790-00121
790-00118
790-00119
Shave
Shave
Shave
Shave
951-10630
Key
951-10292
Spark Plug
parts or a complete
Drive
Drive
Drive
Drive
Belt
Belt
Belt
Belt
(24"
(24"
(28"
(28"
& 26")
& 26")
& 30")
& 30")
Slide Shoe, Standard (Polymer)
Slide Shoe, Deluxe (Steel)
Slide Shoe, Deluxe (Polymer)
Parts Manual
Plate,
Plate,
Plate,
Plate,
Tool
24"
26"
28"
30"
(have your full model number
and serial number
ready).
free of charge at www.mtdproducts.com.
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Attachments
& Accessories
The following
attachments
compatibility,
price and availability
and accessories
Model
are available
Phone (800) 800-7310 for information
and serial number
Number
753-05762A
_Compatible
for your snow thrower.
(have your full model number
ready).
Description
Heated
Grips _-
0EM-390-679
Drift
0EM-390-995
Snow Th rower Protective Cover
490-241-0010
Polymer Skid Shoe Kit
490-241-0013
Snow Thrower Auger and Chute Maintenance
490-241-0028
Tire Chains (16.5" x 4.8" Snow Hog Tires)
on models equipped
with a split alternator.
Cutter
Kit
Kit
regarding
11
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SECTION
11 -- NOTES
SECTION
11 -- NOTES
31
MANUFACTURER'S
LiMiTED WARRANTY
The limited warranty set forth below is given by MTD LLC with
respect to new merchandise purchased and used in the United States
and/or its territories and possessions, and by MTD Products Limited
with respect to new merchandise purchased and used in Canadaand/
or its territories and possessions (either entity respectively, "MTD").
"MTD" warrants this product (excluding its Normal Wear Parts and
Attachments as described below) against defects in material and
workmanship for a period of two (2) years commencing on the date
of original purchase and will, at its option, repair or replace, free of
charge, any part found to be defective in materials or workmanship.
This limited warranty shall only apply if this product has been
operated and maintained in accordance with the Operator's Manual
furnished with the product, and has not been subject to misuse,
abuse, commercial use, neglect, accident, improper maintenance,
alteration, vandalism, theft, fire, water, or damage because of other
peril or natural disaster. Damage resulting from the installation or use
of any part, accessory or attachment not approved by MTD for use
with the product(s) covered by this manual will void your warranty as
to any resulting damage.
Normal Wear Parts are warranted to be free from defects in material
and workmanship for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of
purchase. Normal wear parts include, but are not limited to items
such as: batteries, belts, blades, blade adapters, tines, grass bags,
wheels, rider deck wheels, seats, snow thrower skid shoes, friction
wheels, shave plates, auger spiral rubber, engine oil, air filters, spark
plugs and tires.
Attachments-- MTD warrants attachments for this product against
defects in material and workmanship for a period of one (1) year,
commencing on the date of the attachment's original purchase or
lease. Attachments include, but are not limited to items such as:
grass collectors and mulch kits.
HOWTO OBTAINPARTSAND SERVICE:Warranty service is available,
WITH PROOFOF PURCHASE,through your local authorized service
dealer. To locate the dealer in your area:
In the U.S.A.
Check your Yellow Pages, or contact MTD LLC at RO. Box 361131,
Cleveland, Ohio 44136-0019, or call 1-800-800-7310, 1-330-2204683 or log on to our Web site at www.mtdproducts.com.
In Canada
Contact MTD Products Limited, Kitchener, ON N2G4J1, or call 1-800668-1238 or log on to our Web site at www.mtdcanada.com.
This limited warranty does not provide coverage in the following
cases:
a.
FOR
c. Service completed by someone other than an authorized service
dealer.
d. MTD does not extend any warranty for products sold or exported
outside of the United States and/or Canada, and their respective
possessions and territories, except those sold through MTD's
authorized channels of export distribution.
e. Replacement parts that are not genuine MTD parts.
f. Transportation charges and service calls.
g. MTD does not warrant this product for commercial use.
No implied warranty, including any implied warranty of
merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, applies after
the applicable period of express written warranty above as to the
parts as identified. No other express warranty, whether written or
oral, except as mentioned above, given by any person or entity,
including a dealer or retailer, with respect to any product, shall
bind MTD. Duringthe period of the warranty, the exclusive remedy
is repair or replacement of the product as set forth above.
The provisions as set forth in this warranty provide the sole and
exclusive remedy arising from the sale. MTD shall not be liable
for incidental or consequential loss or damage including, without
limitation, expenses incurred for substitute or replacement lawn
care services or for rental expenses to temporarily replace a
warranted product.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental
or consequential damages, or limitations on how long an implied
warranty lasts, so the above exclusions or limitations may not apply
to you.
In no event shall recovery of any kind be greater than the amount of
the purchase price of the product sold. Alteration of safety features of
the product shall void this warranty. You assume the risk and liability
for loss, damage, or injury to you and your property and/or to others
and their property arising out of the misuse or inability to use the
product.
This limited warranty shall not extend to anyone other than the
original purchaser or to the person for whom it was purchased as a
gift.
HOWSTATELAW RELATESTO THIS WARRANTY: This limited
warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other
rights which vary from state to state.
IMPORTANT: Owner must present Original Proof of Purchase to
obtain warranty coverage.
Log splitter pumps, valves, and cylinders havea separate oneyear warranty.
b. Routine maintenance items such as lubricants, filters, blade
sharpening, tune-ups, brake adjustments, clutch adjustments,
deck adjustments, and normal deterioration of the exterior finish
due to use or exposure.
MTD LLC, P.O. BOX 361131 CLEVELAND, OHIO 44136-0019; Phone: 1=800=800=7310, 1=330=220-4683
MTD Canada Limited - KITCHENER, ON N2G 4J1; Phone 1-800-668-1238
GDOC-100016 REV. C