Operator`s manual | Ariens 926042 Snow Blower User Manual

Quick Start Guide
Pro-Track 28 (926042 s/n 75000 & up)
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Step 1: Unfold Handlebar
Step 2: Install Discharge Chute
Step 3: Install Chute Control Assembly
Step 4: Install Discharge Chute Rod
Step 5: Install Remote Deflector Cable
Step 6: Check Function of Dual Handle Interlock
Step 7: Check Track Tension
Step 8: Adjust Skid Shoes
Step 9: Check Auger Gearcase Oil
Step 10: Check Engine Crankcase Oil
Step 11: Fill Engine Fuel Tank
Step 12: Start Engine
Step 13: Stop Engine
READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL INSTRUCTION, WARNING, AND DANGER LABELS.
IMPORTANT: READ OPERATOR’S MANUAL AND ENGINE MANUAL
THOROUGHLY AND FOLLOW THE IMPORTANT SAFE OPERATION PRACTICES
BEFORE OPERATING.
Step One:
Unfold Handlebar
1.
Remove the lower and loosen the upper hardware on the
handlebar assembly.
2.
Loosen the hardware on the shift rod.
3.
Put the speed selector lever in the second reverse position.
4.
Rotate the handlebar into operating position.
NOTE: The handlebar has two height positions. Adjust the
handlebar height to provide better operator comfort. See
Handlebar Height in Owner Manual.
5.
Install and tighten the hardware on the handlebar assembly
and shift rod.
6.
Check tension on auger and traction clutch cables.
IMPORTANT: Cables should not be slack nor under tension. Adjust
as necessary.
Step Two:
Install Discharge Chute
1.
Grease underside of discharge chute ring (if not already
greased).
2.
Remove mounting hardware from auger housing.
3.
Install discharge chute over opening in the auger housing.
Finger tighten the mounting hardware removed above.
NOTE: Leave discharge chute pedestal loose to help install the
chute rod.
Step Three: Install Chute Control
Assembly
1.
2.
Remove the gear cover from top of chute pedestal.
Release the lock teeth on the gear assembly with your finger
and rotate the discharge chute so it points straight ahead.
NOTE: Make sure alignment markers are lined up when discharge
chute is pointing straight ahead.
Step Three: Install Chute Control
Assembly Cont.
3.
4.
5.
Remove the rubber grommet from the control panel.
Make sure the chute control cable is routed between the lower
handlebar and the bottom of the control panel, insert control
assembly into slot in control panel from below and install
assembly into nylon bushing in control panel.
Reinstall rubber grommet over control assembly knob and into
control panel.
Step Four:
Install Discharge Chute Rod
NOTE: To ensure the discharge chute follows its full range of travel,
make sure the control lever is centered in the slot and pointing
straight up before installing the chute rod.
1. Insert chute rod end without ears into control lever and slide into
control panel until opposite end of rod clears the gear assembly.
2. Align end of chute rod with hex hole in gear assembly and insert
until ears hit gear.
3. Insert hairpin into hole in chute rod near gear assembly.
Step Four:
Install Discharge Chute Rod Cont.
4. Hook the chute control cable onto the chute rod.
IMPORTANT: The chute control cable hook will prevent the cable
from contacting the engine or muffler guard. Make sure the cable
stays connected while unit is in operation.
5. Check to make sure the chute control cable ends are properly
seated in control assembly and control arm.
6. Replace gear cover on top of chute pedestal.
7. Orient the chute and pedestal to its most vertical position and
tighten pedestal hardware to 15-31 lbf-ft (20-42 N∙m).
8. Make sure the discharge chute rotates left and right when you
push the discharge chute control lever left and right.
NOTE: If chute does not stay in position, adjust as directed in
Discharge Chute Control in Owner Manual.
Step Five: Install Remote
Deflector Control Cable
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Connect the barrel cable end to the chute deflector cable anchor
before clipping the cable to the discharge chute cable bracket.
Route deflector remote cable along the left side of the chute
pedestal.
Insert the barrel on the cable end into the bracket on left side of
chute deflector.
Hold seal out of the way while routing the cable through the bracket
on the left side of the discharge chute, and then push the cable
fitting into the bracket.
Push the seal securely over the end on the cable fitting to prevent
water from entering the cable.
Check deflector travel. Adjust nut on cable end under handlebar to
obtain full travel, if necessary (see Remote Deflector Control in
Owners Manual.
Step Six:
Check Function of Dual Handle Interlock
Without the engine
running, press down
(engage) both clutch
levers. Release
attachment clutch lever.
Attachment clutch should
remain engaged until
traction clutch lever is
released, then both
clutches must disengage.
If they do not, contact your
dealer for repairs.
Step Seven:
Check Track Tension
Check tracking of unit with
the differential locked, and
tension of tracks (see
Track Tension Adjustment
in Owners Manual.
Step Eight:
Adjust Skid Shoes
IMPORTANT: Skid shoes
should be adjusted as
conditions require. Allow
1/8 in. (3mm) between
scraper blade and hard
smooth surfaces. Allow 7/8
in. (22 mm) between
scraper blade and uneven
or gravel surfaces. (See
Skid Shoes in Owners
Manual).
Step Nine:
Check Auger Gearcase Oil
Check oil level in auger
gearcase
(see Check Auger
Gearcase in Owners
Manual).
Step Ten:
Check Engine Crankcase Oil
IMPORTANT: The engine
is shipped with oil
in crankcase. Refer to
Engine Manual for
detailed instructions.
Step Eleven:
Fill Engine Fuel Tank
Fill fuel tank. DO NOT
OVERFILL! See
FILLING FUEL TANK in
Owners Manual.
Step Twelve: Starting the Engine
Starting Engine / Step A:
Throttle
Move the throttle
control lever to the
fast position.
Operate the engine
with the throttle
control lever in the
fast position.
Starting Engine / Step B:
Fuel Valve
Turn the fuel shutoff valve to the ON
position.
Starting Engine / Step C:
Key
Insert the key and
turn to the
ON/START
position.
Starting Engine / Step D:
Choke
Turn the choke
control knob to the
choke position.
NOTE: Choke is
usually
unnecessary
when restarting a
warm engine.
Starting Engine / Step E:
Prime
Push the primer
two times. Be sure
to cover vent hole
on primer bulb.
NOTE: Priming is
usually
unnecessary when
restarting a warm
engine.
Starting Engine / Step F:
(Manual Start)
Firmly hold the starter
cord handle. Pull the
starter cord handle
slowly until resistance
is felt, then pull rapidly.
NOTE: If the engine
does not start after
repeated attempts, go
to
BRIGGSandSTRATTON.COM
or call 1-800-233-3723.
Starting Engine / Step F:
(Electric Start)
First connect the
extension cord to the
power cord receptacle
and then into a wall
receptacle. If an
additional extension
cord is required, make
sure it is a 3-wire
grounded extension
cord.
Starting Engine / Step G:
(Electric Start)
Depress the push
button. After you
start the engine,
first disconnect the
extension cord from
the wall receptacle
and then from the
power cord
receptacle.
Starting Engine / Step H:
Warm up
Allow the engine to
warm up for several
minutes. Then,
slowly move the
choke control knob
to the run position.
Step Thirteen: Stopping the Engine
Turn the key to the off
position or move throttle
control lever to slow and
then to the stop position
(completely right).
Remove the key. Keep
away from reach of
children. After engine
stops, turn the fuel shutoff valve to the closed
(vertical) position.
Additional Resources
• Refer to Owners Manual and Engine Manual
• Contact Ariens Company
www.ariens.com
Phone: 920-756-4688
E-mail: info@ariens.com
• For issues concerning engine, please contact Briggs
and Stratton
www.BRIGGSandSTRATTON.com
Phone: 800-233-3723
2012 The Ariens Company. All rights reserved.
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