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OWNER'S MANUAL
P O LY C A R T, 1 7 C U B I C F O O T
MODEL:
PCT-17BH
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Assembly
Installation
Operation
Repair Parts
For use with Lawn/Garden Tractors
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Important: This manual contains information for the safety of
persons and property. Read it carefully before assembly and
operation of the equipment!
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CONGRATULATIONS on your new Cart! Your Cart has been
designed, engineered and manufactured to give you the best possible
dependability and performance.
CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES
Please read and retain this manual. The instructions enables you to
assemble and maintain your cart properly. And please, always observe the
"Safety" instructions.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
SAFETY ....................................................................................................
PARTS REFERENCE................................................................................
EXPLODED REFERENCE........................................................................
ASSEMBLY ..............................................................................................
OPERATION..............................................................................................
SERVICE ..................................................................................................
WARRANTY..............................................................................................
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PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
PRODUCT COMPATIBILITY
This utility cart is designed for use with lawn tractors and lawn and garden
tractors.
RECORD PURCHASE INFORMATION
Record your purchase information in the spaces provided below. You will
need this information for any warranty issues.
DATE OF PURCHASE:
COMPANY WHERE PURCHASED:
COMPANY PHONE:
SERIAL NUMBER:
SAFETY LABELS
UNDERSTANDING THE MACHINE SAFETY LABELS
Safety-Alert Symbol
The machine safety labels shown in this section are placed in important areas
on your machine to draw attention to potential safety hazards.
On your machine safety labels, the words DANGER, WARNING, and
CAUTION are used with this safety-alert symbol. DANGER identifies the most
serious hazards.
The operator's manual also explains any potential safety hazards whenever
necessary in special safety messages that are identified with the word,
CAUTION, and the safety-alert symbol. If any safety label is unreadable,
contact 1-877-728-8224 for replacement.
If any safety label is unreadable, contact 1-877-728-8224 for replacement
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TO HELP PREVENT BODILY INJURY DUE TO LOSS OF
STABILITY OR CONTROL.
TOWING LOADS SAFELY
Do not exceed maximum towing capacity of towing vehicle
listed in the vehicle operator's manual.
Stopping distance increases with speed and weight of
towed load. Travel slowly and allow extra time and distance
to stop.
Do not exceed maximum cart load capacity listed in the cart
operator's manual.
Total towed weight must not exceed limits specified in
towing vehicle operator's manual.
Reduce loaded cart weight on slopes and/or slippery
surfaces.
Excessive towed load can cause loss of traction and loss of
control on slopes. Reduce towed weight when operating on
slopes.
Do not exceed 8 mph when towing cart.
Do not tow cart behind a ZTR (Zero Turn Radius) Mower.
Do not tow cart behind a motor vehicle such as a car, truck,
ATV or UTV.
SAFETY
Read the general safety operating precautions in your
machine operator's manual for additional safety
information.
Never allow children or others in or on towed equipment.
Use only approved hitches. Tow only with a machine that
has a hitch designed for towing. Do not attach towed
equipment except at the approved hitch point.
Follow the manufacturer's recommendations for weight
limits for towed equipment and towing on slopes. Use
counterweights or wheel weights as described in the towing
vehicle operator's manual.
Operate Safely
Do not turn sharply. Use additional caution when turning or
operating under adverse surface conditions. Use care
when reversing. To avoid jack-knifing, do not allow towing
vehicle wheels to contact drawbar.
Use cart for intended purpose only.
Do not shift to neutral and coast downhill.
This machine is intended for use in lawn care and home
applications. Do not tow behind a vehicle on a highway or
in any high speed applications. Do not tow at speeds
higher than maximum recommended towing speed.
Protect Bystanders
Towing speed should always be slow enough to maintain
control. Travel slowly over rough ground.
Before you back machine and attachment, look carefully
behind attachment for bystanders.
Do not let children or an untrained person operate the
towing vehicle or this machine.
Before you dump cart, look carefully behind attachment for
bystanders.
Do not let anyone, especially children, ride on the towing
vehicle, this machine or attachment. Riders are subject to
injury such as being struck by foreign objects and being
thrown off. Riders may also obstruct the operator's view,
resulting in the machine being operated in an unsafe
manner.
Keep Riders Off Towed Attachment
Check towing vehicle brake action before you operate.
Adjust or service brakes as necessary.
Keep all parts in good condition and properly installed. Fix
damage immediately. Replace worn or broken parts.
Replace all worn or damaged safety and instruction decals.
Do not modify the towing vehicle, this machine or safety
devices. Unauthorized modifications to the machine or
attachment may impair its function and safety.
Securely anchor all loads to prevent loads from falling out
during use.
Keep all nuts, bolts and screws tight.
Do not over inflate tires.
Do not restrict operator visibility during use.
Ensure the operator is at a safe distance when
dumping cart! The Lock Bar that releases the bed
has the potential to release quickly.
Keep bystanders away when you operate a towed
attachment.
Keep riders off of a towed attachment.
Riders on a towed attachment are subject to injury, such as
being struck by objects and being thrown off the attachment
during sudden starts, stops and turns.
Riders obstruct the operator's view, resulting in the
attachment being used in an unsafe manner.
Keep riders off of hitch bracket.
Keep Body Parts From Under Drawbar
Before you disconnect this machine from towing vehicle
hitch plate:
Unload cart.
Stop on level ground.
Stop machine engine.
Lock machine park brake.
Block attachment wheels.
Make sure body parts are not under drawbar.
Do not modify hitch/trailer connection on cart.
Distribute load evenly for safe travel and unloading of cart.
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PARTS REFERENCE
TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY:
REF.
NO.
PART NO.
17P
DESCRIPTION
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2M1012P
B-6298
30M1000P
40M1000P
45M1111P
B-3034-10
B-6288-10
B-3303
B-6299
B-3308-10
B-3520-10
B-3861
B-4305
B-5606
B-7097B-BH
B-6957-10
B-7092
B-6967
B-6978-01
B-1674P
B-1675P
B-8026-10
D-146P
20M1020P
L-1744-3
B-7086
B-7084
5/16" x 3/4", Hex Bolt
3/8" x 3-3/4", Hex Bolt
5/16", Hex Nut
5/16", Lock Washer
5/16" Flat Washer
Clevis
Lock Bar
Spring Handle
3/8", Keps Nut
Axle Support Bracket
Lock bracket
Hitch Pin, 1/2" x 2-1/2"
Retainer Ring, 3/4"
Machine Bushing
Bed
Drawbar
Wheel
Axle
Wheel Spacer
5/16", Lock Nut
3/8", Lock Nut
Longitudinal Support
Hairpin Cotter, 1/8"
5/16" x 1-1/4", Rd Head
Pack Code Label
Caution label
Warning label
QTY.
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1
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24
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2
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12
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1
* 1/2" wrench (2)
* 9/16" wrench (2)
* Pliers
* Flat Head Screwdriver
CART ASSEMBLY
When assembling the cart, do the following:
Do not discard the inner packing sleeve. A template
can be cut from the sleeve to make dividers for the
cart.
Place pieces of carton under the cart bed to avoid
scratches.
Put all bolt heads to the inside of the cart bed.
STOP
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Installation Questions?
Missing Parts?
Replacement Parts?
DON’T GO BACK
TO THE STORE!
Please call Customer Service
Department Toll Free
877.728.8224 or
customerservice@brinly.com
This symbol will help to point out important
safety precautions throughout this manual. It
means - ATTENTION!
BECOME ALERT! Your safety is involved.
EXPLODED REFERENCE
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Install Supports
Figure 1.
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1a. Position the Longitudinal
Supports (24) over the bed, as
shown.
1b. Secure each support with
one Round Hd. Screw (1), two
Flat Washers (6), one Lock
Washer (5) and one Hex Nut
(4), as shown. Assemble finger
tight until all screws are
installed.
1c. Do not tighten Nuts.
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4
5
Hex Nut, 5/16" Lock Washer, 5/16"
Qty. 2
Qty. 2
6
Flat Washer, 5/16"
Qty. 4
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26
Round Hd Screw, 5/16" x 1-1/4"
Qty. 2
Install Axle Support
Figure 2.
2a. Position the Axle Support(11)
over slotted holes over the
Longitudinal Supports(24) and
bed.
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11
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24
2b. Secure Axle Support(11) with
Round Hd. Screw (26),
Washer(6), Lock Washer(5) and
Hex Nut(4) as shown. Assemble
finger tight until all 8 screws are
installed.
2c. Do not tighten Nuts.
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Round Hd Screw, 5/16" x 1-1/4"
Qty. 8
24
4
Hex Nut, 5/16"
Qty. 8
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Lock Washer, 5/16"
Qty. 8
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Flat Washer, 5/16"
Qty. 16
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Figure 3.
Install Lock Bracket & Assemble Lock Bar
3a. Position Lock Bracket (12) as
shown and secure Round Hd.
Screw (26),Washer (6), Lock
Washer (5) and Hex Nut (4).
Make sure the notch on the lock
bracket is facing the front of cart.
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Note: Lock Bracket (12) has
slots in it to adjust forward or
backward. See final adjustment
in Figure 5.
3b. Tighten all fasteners in
attached in previous steps.
Note: The Lock Bar (8) is
installed in the Drawbar(18) as
shown.
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3c. Install the Keps Nut (10) on
the Hex Bolt (3)followed by the
Spring (9) so that the Lock Bar is
centered.
3d. Tighten the Keps Nuts(10)
securely. Install the Lock Nut(23)
so that the Hex Bolt(3) remains
free to pivot.
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Round Hd Screw, 5/16" x 1-1/4"
Qty. 2
5
Lock Washer, 5/16"
Qty. 2
6
Flat Washer, 5/16"
Qty. 4
4
Hex Nut, 5/16"
Qty. 2
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10
Keps Nut, 3/8"
Qty. 2
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10
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Hex Bolt, 3/8" x 3-3/4"
Qty. 1
23
Lock Nut, 3/8"
Qty. 1
10
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Figure 4.
Assemble Clevis
4a. Install Clevis (7) with Clevis
Pin (13) and Cotter Pin (25).
Install Hex Bolts (2) and Hex
Nuts (22), as shown.
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2
2
Hex Bolt, 5/16" x 3/4"
Qty. 2
22
Hex Nut, 5/16"
Qty. 2
18
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25
Cotter Pin
Qty. 1
13
Hitch Pin
Qty. 1
Figure 5.
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Install Drawbar & Axle
5a. Install Drawbar Assembly and Axle (20) as
shown. A light coating of grease or oil will aid in
inserting the Axle (20) though the Axle Support
(11).
5b. Verify that the lock bracket (12) engages the
lock bar (8). Adjustment can be made by
loosening the two screws that secure the lock
bracket and moving the lock bracket
forward or back to change engagement
and/or ease of operation.
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Figure 6.
Install Wheels
6a. To install wheels, assemble parts on to axle
(20) as follows: Wheel Spacer (21),then
Bushing (15), Wheel (19), Bushing (15) and
Retaining Ring (14).
Note: Install the wheels so that the grease
fitting faces out.
6b. Use pliers to snap retaining ring (14) in to
groove on axle (20). Two extra bushings (15)
are also provided in case you need to take up
end play on Axle (20).
6c. Wheels come without grease in them!! Use
a grease gun to lubricate wheels and axle
assembly prior to use. Pump grease until
grease starts coming out around bearing either
inside hub or outside hub.
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3/4", Machine Bushing
Qty. 6
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20
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14
14
Retaining Ring, E-type
Qty. 2
21
Wheel Spacer
Qty. 2
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OPERATION
INSTALLING CART
OPERATING
Determining Weight for Cart
CAUTION: Avoid injury! Before installing cart,
make sure dump lever is locked.
CAUTION: Avoid injury! Excessive towed load can
cause loss of traction and loss of control on
slopes. Stopping distance increases with speed
and weight of towed load.
Total towed weight must not exceed combined
weight of the towing vehicle, ballast and operator.
The following is the maximum loaded cart weight:
Model Cart
17P
8
13
Loaded Weight Capacity
850 lbs.
CAUTION: Avoid injury! If additional weight is
required when towing a cart, add weight at or
forward of the rear wheels. Adding weight behind
the rear wheels can affect machine steering.
Cart capacity will vary with weight of towing vehicle and
operator. Add the weight of your towing vehicle to operator
weight to find the maximum capacity of the cart.
1. Lock cart lock bar(8) in place.
2. Park towing vehicle safely (See Towing Vehicle Manual).
3. Align cart drawbar with towing vehicle drawbar.
4. Install hitch pin (13) through cart drawbar and towing
vehicle hitch. Secure clevis pin with 1/8 in. spring locking pin.
REMOVING CART
Removing Cart
With all cart usage, the cart load should be reduced when
operating on slopes or slippery surfaces to maintain stability.
Example:
If Towing Vehicle Weighs:
500 lbs.
Add Your Weight:
200 lbs.
Combined weight Equals:
700 lbs.
To maintain stability using the cart in this example, you cannot
safely carry more than 700 lbs. without first adding additional
ballast to the towing vehicle.
UNLOADING CART
CAUTION: Avoid injury, Before installing cart,
make sure transport latch is facing toward cart
dump lever and dump lever is locked in place.
NOTE: Refer to illustrations in the Installing Section, earlier
in this manual.
1. Park towing vehicle safely (See Towing Vehicle Manual).
CAUTION: Avoid Injury! Before dumping cart:
Park towing vehicle safely.
Before backing up, make sure area is clear of
bystanders, especially children.
1. Park towing vehicle safely (See Towing Vehicle Manual).
Make sure cart is installed to the towing vehicle.
2. Unload cart.
Evenly distribute load before releasing lock bar.
CAUTION: Avoid injury! Keep body parts from
under drawbar.
Ensure the operator is at a safe distance when
dumping cart! The Lock Bar that releases the
bed has the potential to release quickly!
3. Remove cotter pin and drawbar pin.
2. Move lock bar forward to release cart box.
4. Push cart away from towing vehicle. Block cart wheels.
3. Tilt cart bed back to unload cart.
5. Install drawbar pin and cotter pin in cart drawbar for storage.
4. Push cart down and move cart lock bar toward cart and lock
into
place.
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SERVICE
LUBRICATING WHEEL BEARINGS
Lubricate each wheel bearing with multipurpose grease or an
equivalent.
Wash cart bed after each use to avoid damage to bed or hardware.
Unload cart before performing any maintenance to cart assembly,
including changing flat tires, etc.
SPECIFICATIONS
Model 17P Cart
Maximum Towing Speed -------------------------------------------------- 8 mph
Bed Capacity (Heaped) ---------------------------------------------------- 17 cu. ft.
Maximum Load --------------------------------------------------------------- 850 lbs.
Maximum Tongue Weight ------------------------------------------------- 100 lbs.
Empty Weight ----------------------------------------------------------------- 107 lbs.
Tires
Size ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 16 x 6.5
Inflation Pressure------------------------------------------------------------ 28 psi
GETTING QUALITY SERVICE
Quality Continues with Quality Service
We provide a process to handle your questions or problems.
Follow the steps below to get answers to any questions you may have
about your product.
1. Refer to your cart and towing vehicle operator manuals.
2. In North America or Canada, call 1-877-728-8224 and provide
product serial number(if available) and model number.
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MANUFACTURER’S LIMITED WARRANTY
FOR
Pull Behind Accessories
The limited warranty set forth below is given by Brinly-Hardy
Company with respect to new merchandise purchased and used
in the United States, its possessions and territories.
Brinly-Hardy Company warrants the products listed below
against defects in material and workmanship, 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 assembled, operated,
and maintained in accordance with the Owner’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.
Normal Wear Parts or components thereof are subject to
separate terms as follows: All normal wear parts or component
failures will be covered on the product for a period of 90 days.
Parts found to be defective within the warranty period will be
replaced at our expense. Our obligation under this warranty is
expressly limited to the replacement or repair, at our option, of
parts found to be defective in material and workmanship.
HOW TO OBTAIN SERVICE: Warranty parts replacements are
available, ONLY WITH PROOF OF PURCHASE, through our
Pull Behind Accessories Customer Service Department. Call
877-728-8224.
This limited warranty does not provide coverage in the following
cases:
a)
Routine maintenance items such as lubricants and
filters.
b)
Normal deterioration of the exterior finish due to use or
exposure.
c)
Transportation and/or labor charges.
d)
The warranty does not include commercial and/or
rental use.
No implied warranty, including any implied warranty of
merchantability of fitness for a particular purpose, applies
after the applicable period of express written warranty
above as to the part as identified below. 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 Brinly-Hardy
Co. During the 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.
Brinly-Hardy Company 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.
During the warranty period, the exclusive remedy is
replacement of the part. In no event shall recovery of any kind
be greater that 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 this
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.
HOW STATE LAW RELATES TO THIS WARRANTY: This
limited warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may
also have other rights which vary from state to state.
IMPORTANT: The Warranty period stated below begins with
the PROOF OF PURCHASE. Without the proof of purchase,
the Warranty period begins from the date of manufacture
determined by the serial number manufacturing date.
CART WARRANTY PERIOD:
The warranty period for this lawn cart is as follows: Steel
Frame Parts – 2 Years. Poly Bed – 2 Years. Tires and Wheels
are normal wear parts - 90 days.
Brinly-Hardy Company, 3230 Industrial Parkway, Jeffersonville, IN 47130
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