OPERATOR’S MANUAL Model Numbers E602E,E642E, E642F, E662E, E662H, 614E, E644E, E664F, E6A4E Model Style 4 Shown IMPORTANT: READ SAFETY RULES AND INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY Warning: This unit is equipped with an internal combustion engine and should not be used on or near any unimproved forestcovered, brush-covered or grass-covered land unless the engine’s exhaust system is equipped with a spark arrester meeting applicable local or state laws (if any). If a spark arrester is used, it should be maintained in effective working order by the operator. 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 apply on federal lands. A spark arrester for the muffler is available through your nearest engine authorized service dealer or contact the service department, P.O. Box 368022 Cleveland, Ohio 44136-9722. MTD PRODUCTS INC. P.O. BOX 368022 CLEVELAND, OHIO 44136-9722 PRINTED IN U.S.A. FORM NO. 770-10003B 6/99 SECTION 1: FINDING YOUR MODEL NUMBER This Operator’s Manual is an important part of your new snow thrower. It will help you assemble, prepare and maintain your snow thrower. Please read and understand what it says. Before you start to prepare your snow thrower for its first use, please locate the model plate and copy the information from it in this Operator’s Manual. The information on the model plate is very important if you need help from your dealer or the MTD customer support department. • Every snow thrower has a model plate. You can locate it by standing behind the unit in the operating position and looking down at the rear frame below the engine. See Figure 1. This is where your model number will be. XXX-X-XXX-X-XXX XXXXXXXXXXX This is where your serial number will be. Copy the model number here: MTD PRODUCTS INC CLEVELAND, OHIO 44136 Copy the serial number here: Figure 1 SECTION 2: CALLING CUSTOMER SUPPORT • LOCATE YOUR MODEL NUMBER AND SERIAL NUMBER — Record this information in the space provided. To find your unit’s specific model number and serial number, see SECTION 1: FINDING YOUR MODEL NUMBER. • If you are having difficulty assembling this product or if you have any questions regarding the controls, operation or maintenance of this unit, please call the Customer Support Department. • Customer Support can be reached by dialing: 1- (330) 220-4MTD (4683) or 1- (800)-800-7310 • Please have your model number and serial number ready when you call. • Although both numbers are important, you will be asked to enter only your serial number before your call can be processed. 2 SECTION 3: IMPORTANT SAFE OPERATION PRACTICES WARNING: THIS SYMBOL POINTS OUT IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WHICH, IF NOT FOLLOWED, COULD ENDANGER THE PERSONAL SAFETY AND/OR PROPERTY OF YOURSELF AND OTHERS. READ AND FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS IN THIS MANUAL BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO OPERATE YOUR SNOW THROWER. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE INSTRUCTIONS MAY RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY. WHEN YOU SEE THIS SYMBOL-HEED ITS WARNING. WARNING: The Engine Exhaust from this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. DANGER: Your snow thrower was built to be operated according to the rules for safe operation in this manual. As with any type of power equipment, carelessness or error on the part of the operator can result in serious injury. If you violate any of these rules, you may cause serious injury to yourself or others. 1. TRAINING • Read this operator's manual carefully in its entirety before attempting to assemble or operate this machine. Be completely familiar with the controls and the proper use of this machine before operating it. Keep this manual in a safe place for future and regular reference and for ordering replacement parts. • Before working with gasoline, extinguish all cigarettes and other sources of ignition. Check the fuel before starting the engine. Gasoline is an extremely flammable fuel. Do not fill the gasoline tank indoors, while the engine is running, or until engine has been allowed to cool at least two minutes. Replace gasoline cap securely and wipe off any spilled gasoline before starting the engine as it may cause a fire or explosion. • Never allow children under 14 years old to operate a snow thrower. Children 14 years old and over should only operate snow thrower under close parental supervision. Only persons well acquainted with these rules of safe operation should be allowed to use your snow thrower. • Use a grounded three wire plug-in for all units with electric drive motors or electric starting motors. • Adjust collector housing height to clear gravel or crushed rock surface. • No one should operate this unit while intoxicated or while taking medication that impairs the senses or reactions. • Never attempt to make any adjustments while engine is running (except where specifically recommended by manufacturer). • Keep the area of operation clear of all persons, especially small children and pets. • Let engine and machine adjust to outdoor temperature before starting to clear snow. • Exercise caution to avoid slipping or falling, especially when operating in reverse. • Always wear safety glasses or eye shields during operation or while performing an adjustment or repair, to protect eyes from foreign objects that may be thrown from the machine in any direction. 2. PREPARATION • Thoroughly inspect the area where the equipment is to be used and remove all door mats, sleds, boards, wires and other foreign objects. 3. OPERATION • Do not put hands or feet near or under rotating parts. Keep clear of discharge opening and auger at all times. • Disengage all clutches and shift into neutral before starting engine. • Exercise extreme caution when operating on or crossing gravel drives, walks, or roads. Stay alert for hidden hazards or traffic. Do not carry passengers. • Do not operate equipment without wearing adequate winter outer garments. Do not wear jewelry, long scarfs or other loose clothing which could become entangled in moving parts. Wear footwear which will improve footing on slippery surfaces. • After striking a foreign object, stop the engine, remove wire from spark plug, and thoroughly inspect the snow thrower for any damage. Repair the damage before restarting and operating the snow thrower. 3 • If the snow thrower should start to vibrate abnormally, stop the engine and check immediately for the cause. Vibration is generally a warning of trouble. • Never operate the machine at high transport speeds on slippery surfaces. Look behind and use care when backing. • Never direct discharge at bystanders or allow anyone in front of unit. • Stop engine whenever you leave the operating position, before unclogging the collector/impeller housing or discharge guide, and making any repairs, adjustments, or inspections. Never place your hand in the discharge or collector openings. Use a stick or wooden broom handle to unclog the discharge opening. • Disengage power to collector/impeller transporting or not in use. when • Use only attachments and accessories approved by the manufacturer of snow thrower (such as wheel weights, counter weights, cabs, etc.). • Take all possible precautions when leaving the unit unattended. Disengage the collector/impeller, stop the engine, and remove the key. • Never operate the snow thrower without good visibility or light. Always be sure of your footing and keep a firm hold on the handles. Walk, never run. • When cleaning, repairing, or inspecting, make certain collector/impeller and all moving parts have stopped. Disconnect spark plug wire and keep away from plug to prevent accidental starting. • Muffler and engine become hot and can cause a burn. Do not touch. 4. MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE • Check shear bolts, engine mounting bolts, etc., at frequent intervals for proper tightness to be sure equipment is in safe working condition. • Do not run engine indoors, except when starting engine and transporting snow thrower in or out of building. Open doors. Exhaust fumes are dangerous. • Never store the machine with fuel in the fuel tank inside a building where ignition sources are present, such as hot water and space heaters, clothes dryers, and the like. Allow engine to cool before storing in any enclosure. • Do not clear snow across the face of slopes. Exercise extreme caution when changing direction on slopes. Do not attempt to clear steep slopes. • Never operate snow thrower without guards, plates, or other safety protection devices in place. • Always refer to operator's manual instructions for important details if snow thrower is to be stored for an extended period. • Never operate snow thrower near glass enclosure, automobiles, window wells, drop off, etc., without proper adjustments of snow thrower discharge angle. Keep children and pets away. • Run machine a few minutes after throwing snow to prevent freeze up of collector/impeller. • Check clutch controls periodically to verify they engage and disengage properly and readjust if necessary. Refer to operator's manual for adjustment instructions. • Do not overload machine capacity by attempting to clear snow at too fast a rate. WARNING - YOUR RESPONSIBILITY: Restrict the use of this power machine to persons who read, understand and follow the warnings and instructions in this manual and on the machine. WARNING 1. STOP ENGINE BEFORE REMOVING DEBRIS AND SERVICING UNIT. AVOID INJURY FROM ROTATING AUGER KEEP HANDS, FEET AND CLOTHING AWAY. 2. KEEP CLEAR OF IMPELLER WHILE ENGINE IS RUNNING. 3. NEVER DIRECT DISCHARGE AT BYSTANDERS OR WINDOWS OR ALLOW ANYONE IN FRONT OF UNIT. DANGER Figure 2 4 4. THOROUGHLY INSPECT THE AREA WHERE THE EQUIPMENT IS TO BE USED AND REMOVE ALL DOOR MATS, SLEDS, BOARDS, WIRES AND OTHER FOREIGN OBJECTS. 5. REFER TO OWNERS MANUAL FOR FULL INSTRUCTIONS. SECTION 4: CONTENTS OF HARDWARE PACK Lay out the hardware according to the illustration for identification purposes. Parts are illustrated approximately one-half size. Part numbers are shown in parentheses. (Hardware pack may contain extra items which are not used on your unit.) A B ATTACHING THE HANDLE ASSEMBLY ATTACHING THE CHUTE ASSEMBLY Hex Bolts 1/4-20 x 3/4" Long (710-3015) Hex Bolts 5/16-18 x 1-3/4" Long (710-3180) Hex Bolts 5/16-18 x 3/4" Long (710-3008) Hex Lock Nuts 1/4-20 Thread (712-3027) Saddle (784-5599) Lock Washers 5/16" I.D. (736-0119) Chute Flange Keepers (731-0851A) Carriage Bolts 5/16-18 x 1-1/2" Long (710-0262) D Hex Nuts 5/16-18 Thread (712-3010) C ATTACHING THE CHUTE DIRECTIONAL CONTROL Flat Washers 3/8” I.D. x 5/8” O.D. (736-0185) ATTACHING THE SHIFT ROD AND CLUTCH CABLES Hairpin Clips Ferrule (714-0104) (711-0677) Flat Washers 5/16" I.D. x 5/8" O.D. (736-0264) Cupped Washer 5/16” I.D. (736-0242) Hex Nuts #10-24 Thread (712-0121) Eyebolt Not Shown (747-0697) Hex Nuts 5/16-18 Thread (712-3010) Hairpin Clip (714-0104) F “Z”-Fitting (R) (746-0778) E AUGER SHEAR BOLTS NOTE: The augers are secured to the spiral shaft with two shear bolts and hex lock nuts. If you hit a hard foreign object or an ice jam, the snow thrower is designed so that the bolts may shear. Two replacement shear bolts and nuts are provided for your convenience. Store in a safe place until needed. Shear Bolts 5/16-18 x 1-1/2" Long (710-0890A) ATTACHING THE CLUTCH GRIPS Hex Screw 5/16-18 x 2.0 (710-0116) Spacer .325 I.D. x .50 O.D. x .25 (750-1032) Hex Lock Nuts 5/16-18 Thread (712-0429) Hex Top L-Nut 5/16-18 (712-0429) 5 SECTION 5: ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS This operator’s manual covers various models of snow throwers. The units illustrated may vary slightly from your unit. Follow only those instructions which pertain to your model snow thrower. Attaching the Handle Assembly. (Hardware A and E) Lay loose parts out on flat surface. IMPORTANT: After assembly, service engine with 1. Handle Panel gasoline, and check oil level as instructed in the separate engine manual packed with your unit. 2. Right Handle 5. Traction Control Grip 3. Left Handle 6. Right Grip Bracket NOTE: All references to right or left side of the 4. Auger Control Grip 7. Left Grip Bracket snow thrower are determined from behind the unit in the operating position. 1 UNPACKING 1. Remove staples or break glue on the top flaps of the carton. Remove any loose parts like operator’s manual or hardware pack included with unit. 7 4 2. Cut corner’s and lay end of carton down flat. Remove packing material. 6 5 3. Roll unit out of carton. Check carton thoroughly for loose parts. 4. Extend cables out behind unit and lay them on the floor. 5. Lay out the contents of the hardware pack according to the illustration in section 4 and identify each part. Figure 3 1. Attach left handle and left grip bracket to handle panel with two carriage bolts, lock washers and hex nuts. (Be sure the bend in the grip bracket is towards the center of the handle panel. (See Figure 4.) Do not tighten at this time. 6. Find the loose parts in the carton and lay these on the floor. See Figure 3. You should locate the following loose parts in the carton: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 2 3 Handle Panel Right Handle Left Handle Auger Control Grip Traction Control Grip Right Clutch Grip Bracket Left Clutch Grip Bracket Shift Rod (Not Illustrated) Chute Directional Control Assembly (Not Illustrated) Chute Assembly (Not Illustrated) Hardware Pack (Not Illustrated) Outer Edge of Handle Panel Carriage Bolts Handle Panel Left Grip Bracket Hex Nuts Left Handle (curves in) TOOLS REQUIRED Lock Washers Figure 4 The snow thrower comes partly assembled in the carton. You will have to complete the assembly. Follow assembly instructions in this operator’s manual to make the job safe and easy. You will need the following tools to assemble the snow thrower. A. B. 2. Locate auger control grip, part #4 in Figure 3. The triangular metal tab on the auger control grip must face the center of the handle panel. 3. Insert curved end of the Z fitting into the top hole in the triangular metal tab on the auger control grip. See Figure 5. Set of Wrenches (3/8", 9/16", 1/2" or adjustable) Pair of pliers 6 6. Repeat process for the right side Traction Control Grip. 7. Lay handle assembly behind snow thrower. See Figure 7. Triangle Metal Tab Auger Control Grip “Z” Fitting Hex Bolt Figure 5 4. Place the auger control grip on top of the left handle. The triangular metal tab must be between the handle and the grip bracket. See Figure 6. Lock Washer Triangle Metal Tab Figure 7 8. Insert a hex bolt 3/4” long and lock washer through the lower hole on the bottom of the handle. See Figure 7. 9. Hold the handle assembly up to the bottom of the snow thrower frame and thread the hex bolt into the lower hole in snow thrower frame. Do not tighten at this time. See Figure 8. Auger Control Grip Left Handle Left Grip Bracket Hex Lock Nut Spacer Figure 8 10. Repeat process on the other side. 11. Raise the handle assembly into the upright position and align the top holes in the handles with the top holes in the snow thrower frame. Attach using hex bolts 1 3/4” Long, lock washers and saddles. (Curve in saddle must match the curve in the handle.) See Figure 9. 12. Tighten all hardware used to attach the handle assembly to the snow thrower frame. Hex Screw Handle Panel “Z” Fitting Figure 6 5. Secure with hex bolt, spacer and lock nut. See Figure 6. (Do not overtighten this bolt as it will prevent the grips from automatically returning to their upright position.) 7 Flat Washer Lock Washers Cable Roller Hex Bolt Guide Handle 3/4” Long Tab Hex Bolt 1-3/4” Long Ferrule Shift Rod Flat Washer Figure 9 Hairpin Clip ATTACHING SHIFT ROD (Hardware D) Figure 11 3. Models 602, 642, 662: Thread the ferrule up or down the shift rod and align with the lower hole on the shift lever assembly behind the handle panel. See Figure 10 . Models 614, 644, 664, and 6A4: Thread the ferrule onto the shift rod, up or down the shift rod and align with the far hole on the narrow side of the shift lever assembly behind the handle panel. See Figure 11. 2. Models 602, 642, 662: Rotate the shift arm assembly counter clockwise, as far as it will go. Insert the shift rod through the shift arm assembly. When installed the shift arm assembly should point to the right. Secure with flat washer and hairpin clip. See Figure 10. Models 614, 644, 664 and 6A4: Rotate the shift arm assembly counter clockwise as far as it will go. Insert the shift rod through the shift arm assembly. When installed, the shift arm assembly should point left. Secure with flat washer and hairpin clip. See Figure 11. 4. Secure the ferrule to the shift arm assembly with flat washer and hairpin clip. NOTE: Make certain to check for correct adjustment of the shift rod as instructed in the FINAL ADJUSTMENTS section before operating the snow thrower. Shift Lever ATTACHING CLUTCH CABLES (Hardware D) Ferrule (Bottom Hole) 1. Thread the hex jam nuts all the way up the threaded portion of the “Z” ends. Flat Washer Hairpin Clip 2. Make certain all cables are in the grooves of the cable roller guides. The roller guides are located in the lower rear of the unit. Lift the clutch grip in the raised (up) position. Shift Rod 3. Thread the cable onto the threaded portion of the “Z” end until there is no slack in the cable, but the cable is NOT tight. Do not overtighten cable. See Figure 12. Flat Washer Hairpin Clip Shift Arm Assembly Models 614, 644, 664, and 6A4 1. Place the shift lever in the fastest forward speed position. Traction Drive Clutch Shift Lever Hairpin Clip Shift Arm Assembly WARNING: If cable is tightened so Models 602, 642 and 662 there is tension on the cable with the clutch grip released, the safety features of the snow thrower may be overridden. Figure 10 8 Carriage Bolts Hex Lock Nuts “Z” Hex Nut Chute Directional Control Bracket Cable is Straight Figure 14 2. Place one flat washer over the end of the chute directional control, then insert the end of the chute directional control into the hole in the plastic bushing in the chute bracket. See Figure 15. Place the second flat washer on the chute directional control, and secure with hairpin clip. Figure 12 4. When correct adjustment is reached, tighten the hex nut against the cable to lock it in position. ATTACHING THE CHUTE ASSEMBLY (Hardware B) Flat Washer Chute Directional Control 1. Place chute assembly over chute opening, with the opening in the chute assembly facing the front of the unit. 2. Place chute flange keepers beneath lip of chute assembly, flat side down. Hairpin Clip 3. Insert hex bolt up through chute flange keeper and chute assembly as shown in Figure 13. Secure with hex lock nut. Chute Directional Control Bracket 4. After assembling all three chute flange keepers, tighten all nuts and bolts securely, then back off 1/4 turn to allow easier movement. 3. Thread one hex nut onto the eyebolt on the chute directional control assembly until there is at least two inches of threads showing between the nut and the head of the eyebolt. See Figure 16. Figure 15 Chute Assembly Cup Side Hex Bolt Left Handle Crown Side Cupped Washer Hex Nut Eyebolt Hex Lock Nut 2” of Threads Chute Flange Keeper Hex Nut Figure 16 4. Place the eyebolt into the hole located half way up the left handle. Secure with cupped washer (cupped side against the handle, see inset) See Figure 16. Figure 13 ATTACHING THE CHUTE DIRECTIONAL CONTROL (Hardware C) 5. Adjust the chute directional control support bracket (see figure 15) so that the spiral on the chute directional control fully engages the teeth on the chute assembly. Tighten the hex nuts on the lower chute directional control bracket securely. Tighten the hex nuts on the eyebolt. 1. Loosen the two hex nuts which secure the lower chute directional control support bracket to the snow thrower housing. See Figure 14. 9 6. Check to make sure all nuts and bolts on the control panel and all four bolts which secure the handles to the frame are tight. LAMP WIRING (If Equipped) Lamp Wire Alternator Lead Right Handle Figure 17 1. Wrap the wire from the lamp down the right handle until the wire can be plugged into the alternator lead wire under the fuel tank. See Figure 17. Be sure lamp wire does not interfere with the movement of any controls or cables. IMPORTANT: After attaching the shift rod and clutch cables, check the adjustments as instructed, and make any final adjustments necessary before operating your snow thrower. Failure to follow the instructions may cause damage to the snow thrower. FINAL ADJUSTMENTS Auger Control Clutch 1. To check the adjustment of the auger control clutch, push forward on the left hand clutch grip depressing the rubber bumper under the clutch grip. There should be slack in the cable. 3. Now release the traction control clutch grip, and push the unit again. Move the shift lever back to the fast reverse position, then all the way forward again. There should be no resistance in the shift lever, and the wheels should keep turning. 4. If you have resistance when moving the shift lever or the wheels stop when they should not, loosen the jam nut on the traction control cable and unthread the cable one turn. If the wheels do not stop when you engage the traction control clutch grip, loosen the jam nut on the traction control cable and thread the cable in one turn. Recheck the adjustment and repeat as necessary. 5. Tighten the jam nut to secure the cable when correct adjustment is reached. NOTE: If you are uncertain that you have reached the correct adjustment, ADJUSTMENTS. refer to SECTION 8: Adjusting The Skid Shoes The space between the shave plate and the ground can be adjusted by adjusting the skid shoes. 1. Place skid shoes in the low position to remove snow close to the ground. Place skid shoes in a higher position to remove snow from uneven ground. See Figure 18. 2. Adjust skid shoes by loosening the four hex nuts and carriage bolts and moving skid shoes to desired position. Make certain the entire bottom surface of skid shoe is against the ground to avoid uneven wear on the skid shoes. Retighten nuts and bolts securely. 2. Release the clutch grip. The cable should be straight. Make certain you can depress the auger control clutch grip against the left handle completely. 3. If necessary, loosen the hex jam nut and thread the cable in (for less slack) or out (for more slack) as necessary. Refer to Figure 12. Recheck the adjustment. Tighten the jam nut against the cable when correct adjustment is reached. Skid Shoe Traction Control Clutch and Shift Lever Adjustment Hex Nuts Carriage Bolts Figure 18 Low Position High Position WARNING: It is not recommended that you operate this snow thrower on gravel as loose gravel can be easily picked up and thrown by the auger causing an injury and/or damage to the snow thrower. To check the adjustment of the traction control clutch and shift lever: 1. Move the shift lever all the way to the highest speed. With the traction control lever released, push the snow thrower forward. The unit should roll forward. 2. Then engage the traction control clutch grip. The wheels should stop turning. 10 SECTION 6: CONTROLS THROTTLE CONTROL TRACTION CONTROL CLUTCH The throttle control is located on the engine. It regulates the speed of the engine. See Figure 20. (See Figure 21 for Model 602, 642 and 662. See Figure 22 for Models 614, 644, 664, and 6A4) The traction control clutch is located on the right handle. Squeeze the traction control clutch to engage the wheel drive. Release to stop. SAFETY IGNITION SWITCH The ignition key must be inserted in the switch before the unit will start. Remove the ignition key when snow thrower is not in use. FUEL SHUT-OFF VALVE CHUTE DIRECTIONAL CONTROL (See Figure 21 for Model 602, 642 and 662. See Figure 22 for Models 614, 644, 664, and 6A4) The chute directional control is located on left hand side of the snow thrower. To change the direction in which snow is thrown, turn chute directional control as follows: Crank clockwise to discharge to the left. Crank counterclockwise to discharge to the right. Closed The fuel shut-off valve, located under fuel tank, controls fuel flow from tank. (If equipped) See Figure 19. Open Figure 19 Starter Handle Ignition Key Traction Control Clutch Auger Control Clutch Primer Choke Throttle Shift Lever Figure 20 Chute Directional Control SHIFT LEVER Models 602, 642 and 662 (See Figure 21 for Model 602, 642 and 662. See Figure 22 for Models 614, 644, 664, and 6A4) The shift lever is located in the center of the handle panel. The shift lever may be moved into one of six positions. Run engine with throttle in the fast position. Use the shift lever to determine ground speed. Forward—Five forward speeds: position one (1) is the slowest; position five (5) is the fastest. Reverse—One reverse (R) speed. Figure 21 Auger Control Clutch Traction Control Clutch NOTE: Model 614, 644, 664, and 6A4 has five forward positions and two reverse. AUGER CONTROL CLUTCH Chute Directional Control (See Figure 21 for Model 602, 642 and 662. See Figure 22 for Models 614, 644, 664, and 6A4) The auger control clutch is located on the left handle. Squeeze the auger control clutch against the handle to engage the augers. Release to stop the snow throwing action. Shift Lever Models 614, 644, 664, and 6A4 Figure 22 11 SECTION 7: OPERATION BEFORE STARTING WARNING: Observe all Warning Labels ENGINE WILL NOT START UNLESS IGNITION KEY IS INSERTED INTO IGNITION SLOT IN CARBURETOR COVER. DO NOT TURN IGNITION KEY. on the snow thrower prior to use. See Figure 2. Your snow thrower is shipped with oil; however, you must check the oil level before operating. Be careful not to overfill. Electric Starter: (If Equipped) WARNING: The electric starter is The spark plug wire was disconnected for safety. Attach spark plug wire to spark plug before starting equipped with a three-wire power cord and plug, and is designed to operate on 120 volt AC household current. It must be properly grounded at all times to avoid the possibility of electric shock which may be injurious to the operator. Follow all instructions carefully. If the house wiring system is not a three-wire grounded system, do not use this electric starter under any conditions. GAS AND OIL FILL-UP Check oil level and add oil if necessary. Service the engine with gasoline as instructed in the separate engine manual packed with your snow thrower. Read instructions carefully. WARNING: Never fill fuel tank indoors, with engine running or while engine is hot. Do not smoke when filling fuel tank. TO START ENGINE NOTE: If unit shows any sign of motion (drive or Follow all instructions carefully. Determine that your house wiring is a three wire grounded system. Ask a licensed electrician if you are not certain. If your house wiring system is not a three-wire grounded system, do not use this electric starter under any conditions. If your system is grounded and a threehole receptacle is not available at the point your starter will normally be used, one should be installed by a licensed electrician. When connecting the power cord, always connect cord to starter on engine first, then plug the other end into a three-hole grounded receptacle. augers) with the clutch grips disengaged, shut engine off immediately. Readjust as instructed in the Final Adjustments section of SECTION 5: ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS. 1. Attach spark plug wire to spark plug. Make certain the metal loop on end of the spark plug wire (inside the boot) is fastened securely over the metal tip on the spark plug. See Figure 23. 2. Make certain the fuel cutoff valve is in the OPEN (vertical) position. See Figure 19. When disconnecting the power cord, always unplug the end from the three-hole grounded receptacle first. Metal Loop on Spark Plug Wire 1. Make certain the auger control and traction control clutch grips are in the disengaged (released) position. Rubber Boot 2. Move throttle control up to FAST position. Insert ignition key into slot. Refer to Figure 20. Be certain it snaps into place. Do not turn key. Figure 23 3. Make certain the auger and drive clutch levers are in the disengaged (released) position. 3. Rotate choke knob to OFF position. NOTE: Do not prime engine. 4. Move throttle control up to FAST position. Insert ignition key into slot. See Figure 20. Be certain it snaps into place. Do not turn key. 4. Connect power cord to switch box on engine. Plug the other end of power cord into a threehole, grounded 120 volt AC receptacle. 5. Push starter button on top of the engine to crank engine. As you crank the engine, move choke knob to FULL choke position. 12 Recoil Starter: 6. When engine starts, release starter button, and move choke gradually to OFF. If engine falters, move choke immediately to FULL and then gradually to OFF. With engine running, pull starter rope with a rapid, continuous full arm stroke three or four times. Pulling the starter rope will produce a loud clattering sound, which is not harmful to the engine or starter. 7. Repeat steps 6 and 7 until engine starts. If engine fails to start, repeat steps 5, 6, and 7 until engine starts. 3. To stop engine, remove the ignition key. Do not turn key. Disconnect the spark plug wire from the spark plug to prevent accidental starting while equipment is unattended. 8. As engine warms up and begins to operate evenly, rotate choke knob slowly to OFF position. If engine falters, return to FULL choke, then slowly move to OFF position. NOTE: Do not lose ignition key. Keep it in a safe place. Engine will not start without the ignition key. Recoil Starter. 4. Wipe all snow and moisture from the carburetor cover in the area of the control levers. Also, move control levers back and forth several times. Leave throttle control lever in the STOP or OFF position. Leave choke control in the FULL choke position. 1. Make certain the auger control and traction control clutch grips are in the disengaged (released) position. 2. Move throttle control up to FAST position. Insert ignition key into slot. Refer to Figure 20. Be certain it snaps into place. Do not turn key. TO ENGAGE DRIVE/AUGER 3. Rotate choke knob to FULL choke position (cold engine start). If engine is warm, place choke in OFF position instead of FULL. 1. With the engine running near top speed, move shift lever into one of the FORWARD or REVERSE positions. Select a speed appropriate for the snow conditions that exist. Use the slower speeds until you are familiar with the operation of the snow thrower. 4. Push primer button two or three times. Refer to Figure 20. If engine is warm, push primer button once only. 2. Squeeze the left hand auger control clutch to engage auger. NOTE: Always cover vent hole in primer button when pushing. Additional priming may be necessary for first start if temperature is below 15 oF. 3. While the left hand auger control clutch is engaged, engage the right hand traction control clutch. 5. Grasp starter handle (refer to Figure 20) and pull rope out slowly, until it pulls slightly harder. Let rope rewind slowly. NOTE: NEVER move shift lever without first releasing the drive clutch. 6. Pull starter handle rapidly. Do not allow handle to snap back. Allow it to rewind slowly while keeping a firm hold on the starter handle. TIRE CHAINS (OPTIONAL) Use tire chains when extra traction is necessary. 7. Repeat steps 6 and 7 until engine starts. If engine fails to start, repeat steps 5, 6 and 7 until engine starts. OPERATING TIPS NOTE: Allow the engine to warm up for a few TO STOP ENGINE minutes as the engine will not develop full power until it reaches operating temperature. 1. Run engine for a few minutes before stopping to help dry off any moisture on the engine. WARNING: Temperature of muffler and surrounding areas may exceed 150oF. Avoid these areas. 2. To help prevent possible freeze-up of starter, proceed as follows. Electric Starter: • For most efficient snow removal, remove snow immediately after it falls. Connect power cord to switch box on engine, then to 120 volt AC receptacle. With the engine running, push starter button and spin the starter for several seconds. The unusual sound made by spinning the starter will not harm engine or starter. Disconnect the power cord from receptacle first, and then from switch box. • Discharge snow downwind whenever possible. Slightly overlap each previous swath. 13 • Set the skid shoes 1/4" below the scraper bar for normal usage. The skid shoes may be adjusted upward for hard-packed snow. Adjust downward when using on gravel or crushed rock. • Be certain to follow the precautions listed under ‘‘To Stop Engine’’ in previous column to prevent possible freeze-up. • Clean the snow thrower thoroughly after each use. SECTION 8: ADJUSTMENTS WARNING: Never attempt to clean chute or make any adjustments while engine is running. 2. Remove the frame cover underneath the snow thrower by removing the six self-tapping screws. 3. With the traction control clutch released, check if there is clearance between the friction wheel and the drive plate in all positions of the shift lever. For correct adjustment there has to be enough clearance. ADJUSTING CHUTE You can control the distance that snow is thrown by adjusting the angle of the chute assembly. The sharper the angle, the shorter the distance snow is thrown. 4. With the traction control clutch engaged, check if the friction wheel is contacting the drive plate. See Figure 25. 1. To adjust the chute, loosen the hand knob. See Figure 24. 5. If adjustment is necessary, loosen the jam nut on the traction control cable, and thread cable in or out as necessary. 2. Pivot the top of the chute assembly to the position desired. 6. Tighten the jam nut to secure the cable when correct adjustment is reached. Reassemble the frame cover with six self-tapping screws. Friction Wheel Gear Shaft Hand Knob Figure 24 ADJUSTING SKID SHOE Drive Plate The space between the shave plate and the ground can be adjusted by adjusting the skid shoe. Slide the skid shoe upwards and lower the housing to remove snow close to the ground. Slide skid shoe downwards and raise the housing to remove snow from uneven ground like gravel. For more details, refer to Adjusting the Skid Shoes in section 5. Figure 25 Note: If you had earlier placed plastic film under ADJUSTING TRACTION CONTROL CLUTCH the gas cap, be sure to remove it once the adjustment to the traction control clutch is done and the snow thrower frame is re-installed. Refer to the Final Adjustments section on page 10 for instructions to adjust the traction control clutch. If you are not sure whether you have been able to adjust the traction control clutch properly, check as follows. ADJUSTING AUGER CLUTCH To adjust the auger clutch, refer to the Final Adjustments in section 5. 1. Drain the gasoline from the snow thrower or put a plastic film under the gas cap if the snow thrower has already been operated. Tip the snow thrower forward onto the auger housing. 14 ADJUSTING SHIFT ROD Minor carburetor adjustment may be required to compensate for differences in fuel, temperature, altitude and load. Refer to the separate engine manual packed with your unit for carburetor adjustment information. 1. Remove the hairpin clip and flat washer from the ferrule and remove the ferrule from the shift lever. Place the shift lever in the fastest forward speed position. Models 602, 642, 662: DRIVE WHEELS 2. Push up on the shift arm assembly as far as it will go. Thread the ferrule up or down the shift rod and align with the lower hole on the wider side of the shift lever assembly behind the handle panel. Secure the ferrule to the shift arm assembly again with the hardware earlier removed. The wheels may be adjusted for two different methods of operation. The adjustment is made by placing the klick pins in one of two different holes on the right side of the unit. See Figure 26. 1. One Wheel Driving—Place klick pin in the outside axle hole on the right side. This position gives power drive to the left wheel only, making the unit easier to maneuver. Models 614, 644, 664, and 6A4: 3. Push down on the shift arm assembly as far as it will go. Thread the ferrule up or down the shift rod and align it with the hole closest to the shift knob on the narrow side of the shift lever assembly behind the handle panel. 2. Both Wheels Driving—Place klick pin in the hole in the hub next to the rim on the right side. This position is good for heavy snow as there is power drive in both wheels. NOTE: Make certain to check for correct adjustment of the shift rod as instructed in the Final Adjustments section before operating the snow thrower. Klick Pin in Hole in Hub Next to Rim CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT WARNING: If any adjustments are made to the engine while the engine is running (e.g. carburetor), keep clear of all moving parts. Be careful of heated surfaces and muffler. Outside Hole in Axle Figure 26 SECTION 9: LUBRICATION WARNING: Disconnect the spark plug CHUTE DIRECTIONAL CONTROL wire and ground against the engine before performing any lubrication or maintenance. The gear on the end of the chute directional control should be greased with multi-purpose automotive grease once a season. ENGINE AUGER SHAFT Refer to engine manual for all engine lubrication instructions. At least once a season, remove shear bolts on auger shaft. Oil or spray lubricant inside shaft. See Figure 27. Also lubricate the auger bearings at least once a season. WARNING: When following instructions in separate engine manual for draining oil, be sure to protect frame to avoid oil dripping onto transmission parts. 15 To remove skid shoes, remove the four carriage bolts, belleville washers and hex nuts which attach them to the snow thrower. Reassemble new skid shoes with the four carriage bolts, belleville washers (cupped side goes against skid shoes) and hex nuts. Make certain the skid shoes are adjusted to the same level on both sides. To remove shave plate, remove the carriage bolts, belleville washers and hex nuts which attach it to the snow thrower housing. Reassemble new shave plate, making sure heads of the carriage bolts are to the inside of the housing. Tighten securely. Shear Bolts Bearings Figure 27 SPROCKET SHAFT ENGINE Lubricate the sprocket shaft with a light oil at least once a season or after every 25 hours of operation. Refer to separate engine manual for all engine maintenance procedures. IMPORTANT: Keep all grease and oil off of the BELT REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT WARNING: Disconnect the spark plug rubber friction wheel and aluminum drive plate. wire from the spark plug and ground. DRIVE AND SHIFTING MECHANISM At least once a season or after every 25 hours of operation, remove the bottom frame cover. Lubricate any chains, sprockets, gears, bearings, shafts, and shifting mechanism at least once a season. Use engine oil or a spray lubricant. Avoid getting oil on rubber friction wheel and aluminum drive plate. AUGER BELTS NOTE: It is necessary to remove both belts in order to change either one. If changing just one belt, be certain to check the condition of the other belt. GEAR CASE 1. Remove the plastic belt cover on the front of the engine by removing the two self-tapping screws. See Figure 28. The gear case is lubricated with grease at the factory and does not require checking. If disassembled for any reason, lubricate with 2 ounces of shell grease, part number 737-0168. 2. Drain the gasoline from the snow thrower, or place a piece of plastic under the gas cap. 3. Tip the snow thrower up and forward so that it rests on the auger housing. IMPORTANT: Do not overfill the gear case. Damage to the seals could result. Be sure the vent plug is free of grease in order to relieve pressure. SECTION 10: MAINTENANCE AUGERS The augers are secured to the spiral shaft with two shear bolts and hex lock nuts. Refer to Figure 27. If you hit a hard foreign object or ice jam, the snow thrower is designed so that the hex bolts will shear. If the augers will not turn, check to see if the bolts have sheared. Two replacement shear bolts and hex lock nuts have been provided with the snow thrower. For future use, order part number 710-0890A (shear bolt 5/16-18 x 1.5" long) and 712-0429 (hex insert lock nut 5/16-18 thread). Self-Tapping Screws Belt Cover Figure 28 4. Remove six self-tapping screws from the frame cover underneath the snow thrower. SHAVE PLATE AND SKID SHOES The shave plate and skid shoes on the bottom of the snow thrower are subject to wear. They should be checked periodically and replaced when necessary. 16 Drive Belt Rear Auger Belt Friction Wheel Engine Pulley Front Auger Belt Idler Pulley Support Bracket Engine Pulley Idler Pulley Frame Rear Auger Belt Figure 29 NOTE: It may be necessary to loosen the six hex Front Auger Pulley nuts that fasten the frame to the auger housing to aid in belt removal. 5. Roll the front and rear auger belts off the engine pulley. See Figure 29. Support Auger Idler Auger Bracket Pulley Spring Housing Spring Figure 30 6. Unhook the idler spring from the hex bolt on the auger housing. See Figure 30. Friction Wheel Disc 7. Back out the stop bolt to allow the belts to slip between the bolt and auger pulley. See Figure 31. Friction Wheel Drive Belt 8. Lift the rear auger belt from the auger pulley, and slip belt between the support bracket and the auger pulley. See Figure 31. Repeat this step for front auger belt. Support Bracket 9. Replace both auger control belts by following instructions in reverse order. Stop Bolt DRIVE BELT 1. Follow steps instructions. 1 through 4 of previous Figure 31 2. Pull idler pulley up, and lift belt off engine pulley, idler pulley, and friction wheel disc. See Figure 29. CHANGING THE FRICTION WHEEL RUBBER 3. Back out the stop bolt until the support bracket rests on the auger pulley. See Figure 31. The rubber on the friction wheel is subject to wear and should be checked after 25 hours of operation, and periodically thereafter. Replace the friction wheel rubber if any signs of wear or cracking are found. 4. Slip belt between friction wheel and friction wheel disc. See Figure 31. Remove and replace belt. Reassemble following the instructions in reverse order. 1. Drain the gasoline from the snow thrower, or place a piece of plastic under the gas cap. NOTE: The support bracket must rest on the stop 2. Tip the snow thrower up and forward, so that it rests on the auger housing. bolt after the new belt has been assembled. See Figure 31. 3. Remove six self-tapping screws from the frame cover underneath the snow thrower. 4. Remove the klick pins which secure the wheels, and remove the wheels from the axle. 17 5. Using a 7/8" wrench to hold the shaft, loosen, but do not completely remove, the hex nut and bell washer on the left end of gear shaft. See Figure 32. 6. Lightly tap the hex nut to dislodge the ball bearing from the right side of frame. Remove the hex nut and bell washer from left end of shaft. 7. Slide the gear shaft to the right and slide the friction wheel assembly from the shaft. 8. Remove the six screws from the friction wheel assembly (three from each side). Remove the friction wheel rubber from between the friction wheel plates. Hex Nut Bell Washer 9. Reassemble new friction wheel rubber to the friction wheel assembly, tightening the six screws in rotation and with equal force. 10. Position the friction wheel assembly up onto the pin of the shift rod assembly, and slide the shaft through the assembly. Reassemble in reverse order. Figure 32 SECTION 11: OFF-SEASON STORAGE WARNING: Never store engine with fuel in tank indoors or in poorly ventilated areas, where fuel fumes may reach an open flame, spark or pilot light as on a furnace, water heater, clothes dryer or other gas appliance. 2. Remove all dirt from exterior of engine and equipment. 3. Follow lubrication recommendations in section 9. NOTE: When storing any type of power equipment in a poorly ventilated or metal storage shed, care should be taken to rust proof the equipment. Using a light oil or silicone, coat the equipment, especially any chains, springs, bearings and cables. 1. If unit is to be stored over 30 days, prepare the engine for storage as instructed in the separate engine operator’s manual included with your unit. 18 SECTION 12: TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE Trouble Possible Cause(s) Corrective Action Engine fails to start Fuel tank empty, or stale fuel. Fill tank with clean, fresh gasoline. Fuel will not last over thirty days unless a fuel stabilizer is used. Blocked fuel line. Clean fuel line. Choke not in ON position Move switch to ON position Faulty spark plug. Clean, adjust gap or replace. Key not in switch on engine. Insert key. Spark plug wire Connect spark plug wire. disconnected. Primer button not depressed. Refer to the engine manual packed with your unit. Fuel shut-off valve closed Open fuel shut-off valve. (if so equipped). Refer to the engine manual packed with your unit. Improper gasoline and oil mixture. Engine runs Unit running on CHOKE. Move choke lever to OFF position. erratic** Blocked fuel line or stale fuel. Clean fuel line; fill tank with clean fresh gasoline. Fuel will not last over thirty days unless a fuel stabilizer is used. Water or dirt in fuel system. Drain fuel tank. Refill with fresh fuel. Carburetor out of adjustment. Refer to the engine manual packed with your unit or have carburetor adjusted by an authorized service dealer. Loss of power Spark plug wire loose. Connect and tighten spark plug wire. Gas cap vent hole plugged. Remove ice and snow from cap. Be certain vent hole is clear. Exhaust port plugged. Clean-see Maintenance section of engine manual. Engine overheats Carburetor not adjusted Refer to the engine manual packed with your unit or have properly. carburetor adjusted by an authorized service dealer. Excessive vibration Loose parts or damaged Stop engine immediately and disconnect spark plug wire. Tighten auger. all bolts and nuts. Make all necessary repairs. If vibration continues, have unit serviced by an authorized service dealer. Unit fails to propel Incorrect adjustment of drive Adjust drive cable. Refer to Adjustment section of this manual. itself cable. Replace drive belt. Refer to Belt Replacement in Maintenance Drive belt loose or damaged. section of this manual. Stop engine immediately and disconnect spark plug wire. Clean Unit fails to Discharge chute clogged. discharge chute and inside of auger housing. discharge snow Foreign object lodged in Stop engine immediately and disconnect spark plug wire. auger. Remove object from auger. Incorrect adjustment of drive Adjust drive cable. Refer to Adjustment section of this manual. cable. Replace drive belt. Refer to Belt Replacement in Maintenance Drive belt loose or damaged. section of this manual. Note: For repairs beyond the minor adjustments above, contact your local authorized service dealer. 19 Blower Housing E602E, E642E, E642F, E662E, E662H, 614E, E644E, E664F AND E6A4E 8 7 6 9 5 10 38 11 3 12 9 2 1 4 14 21 13 7 6 16 20 8 15 18 29 30 31 32 7 34 13 19 18 22 23 37 26 33 24 13 33 6 28 36 16 27 37 32 6 7 33 25 33 31 32 30 6 35 36 20 32 17 16 Blower Housing E602E, E642E, E642F, E662E, E662H, 614E, E644E, E664F AND E6A4E REF. NO. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 PART NO. 712-0116 756-0178 784-5632A 710-0459A 741-0475 736-0242 712-3010 712-0324 736-0463 705-5226 731-1379A 710-0703 710-0451 738-0281 736-0174 712-3068 732-0611 736-0119 05931 741-0309 684-0039C 684-0040C 684-0041C 684-0055B 736-0169 712-0798 784-5580 DESCRIPTION Lock Jam Nut 3/8-24 Flat Idler Auger Idler Arm Hex Cap Screw 3/8-24 x 1.50 Bushing Bell Washer Hex Nut 5/16-18 Hex Lock Nut 1/4-20 Flat Washer Reinforcement Chute Chute Adapter Carriage Screw 1/4-20 x .62 Carriage Bolt 5/16-18 Shoulder Screw Wave Washer Hex Nut 5/16-18 Extension Spring Lock Washer 5/16 Bearing Housing Ball Bearing 24” Housing Assembly 26” Housing Assembly 28” Housing Assembly 30” Housing Assembly Lock Washer 3/8 Hex Nut 3/8-16 Slide Shoe REF. PART NO. NO. 25 784-5581A 784-5579A 784-5582A 784-5575 26 684-0065 27 715-0114 28 618-0120 618-0121 618-0122 618-0160 29 710-0604 30 784-5618 31 741-0245 32 736-0188 33 741-0493A 34 605-5188A 605-5192A 605-5196A 605-5248A 35 605-5189A 605-5193A 605-5197A 605-5249A 36 710-0890A 37 712-0429 38 784-5647 21 DESCRIPTION 24” Shave Plate 26” Shave Plate 28” Shave Plate 30” Shave Plate Impeller Assembly Pin 24” Gear Assembly 26” Gear Assembly 28” Gear Assembly 30” Gear Assembly Hex Washer Screw 5/16-18 Bearing Housing Hex Flange Bearing Flat Washer Flange Bushing Spiral 24” RH Spiral 26” RH Spiral 28” RH Spiral 30” RH Spiral 24” LH Spiral 26” LH Spiral 28” LH Spiral 30” LH Shear Bolt 5/16-18 x 1.5 Lock Nut 5/16-18 Chute Directional Control Bracket Handle Assembly E602E, E642E, E642F, E662E, E662H, 614E, E644E, E664F AND E6A4E 17 16 18 17 20 2 1 8 16 3 4 5 19 22 27 26 20 6 25 18 23 9 19 28 24 7 11 10 21 12 29 13 30 38 39 22 15 24 24 6 53 40 14 7 41 39 34 23 42 35 7 43 23 37 36 44 29 47 45 46 51 50 48 49 52 22 Handle Assembly E602E, E642E, E642F, E662E, E662H, 614E, E644E, E664F AND E6A4E REF. NO. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 PART NO. 712-0116 732-0193 736-0105 784-5619A 710-0459A 736-0275 714-0104 720-0232 711-0677 726-0100 747-0921 720-0201A 705-5204A 747-0697 735-0234 684-0008A 720-0274 705-5233 705-5234 750-1032 735-0199A 746-0778 705-5275 712-0429 736-0119 712-3010 705-5274 REF. NO. 26 27 28 29 DESCRIPTION Jam Lock Nut 3/8-24 Compression Spring Bell Washer Shift Handle Hex Cap Screw 3/8-24 Flat Washer Cotter Pin Shift Knob Ferrule Push Cap Shift Rod Chute Knob Chute Directional Control Eyebolt Grommet only Shift Arm Assy Grip Clutch Lever Assy LH Clutch Lever Assy RH Spacer Rubber Bumper Cable Lever Bracket LH Lock Hex Nut 5/16-18 Lock Washer 5/16 Hex Nut 5/16-18 Lever Bracket RH 30 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 PART NO. 749-0910B 710-3103 710-0262 684-0104 684-0145 684-0106 749-0911B 784-5599 710-3180 710-3008 736-0185 731-0921 736-0159 710-0451 710-0276 720-0284 731-1300A 712-3027 731-0851A 710-3015 629-0058 710-1652 710-1003 712-0415 725-1300 731-1317 736-0242 DESCRIPTION Handle RH Hex Cap Screw 5/16-18 x 1.75 Carriage Bolt 5/16-18 x 1.50 Control Panel Assy - 2 Style Control Panel Assy- 2 Style w/light Control Panel Assy - 4 Style Handle LH Handle Tab Hex Cap Screw 5/16-18 x 2.0 Hex Cap Screw 5/16-18 x .75 Flat Washer Upper Chute 5/16 Washer Carriage Bolt 5/16-18 x .75 Carriage Screw 5/16-18 x 1.0 Knob Lower Chute Hex Lock Nut 1/4-20 Flange Keeper Hex Cap Screw 1/4-20 x .75 Round Light Harness Hex Tap Screw 1/4-20 x .625 Hex Screw Hex Nut Headlight 18 Watts Headlight Cover Bell Washer 9 1 12 5 8 13 6 10 16 15 17 14 3 4 7 2 REF. NO. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 PART NO. 618-0123 618-0124 710-0642 711-0908 711-0909 711-0910 711-1024 714-0161 715-0143 717-0526 717-0528 718-0186 11 REF. NO. 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 DESCRIPTION Housing—R.H. Housing—L.H. Hex Screw 1/4-20 x .75 Spiral Axle 24" Spiral Axle 26" Spiral Axle 28" Spiral Axle 30” Key Pin-Spiral Shaft-Worm Gear-Worm Collar-Thrust 23 PART NO. 721-0325 721-0327 736-0351 736-0369 736-0445 737-0168 741-0662 741-0663 618-0120 618-0121 618-0122 618-0160 DESCRIPTION Plug Seal-Oil Washer-Flat Washer-Flat Washer-Flat Grease Bearing-Flange Bearing-Flange Ass’y. Complete 24" Ass’y. Complete 26" Ass’y. Complete 28" Ass’y Complete 30” Frame Assembly E602E, E642E, E642F, E662E, E662H, 614E, E644E, E664F AND E6A4E 27 20 37 39 Drive Clutch Cable 20 5 13 7 38 1 11 6 10 37 Auger Clutch Cable 4 3 40 4 1 2 14 15 26 5 36 16 16” Wheels 25 13” or 15” Wheels 7 31 28 23 10 12 17 21 18 32 9 11 25 24 8 4 1 22 33 1 20 29 8 5 34 19 26 35 Blower Housing 30 1 24 1 Auger Clutch Cable Frame Assembly E602E, E642E, E642F, E662E, E662H, 614E, E644E, E664F AND E6A4E REF. NO. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 PART NO. 710-1652 784-5688 784-5687A 756-0625 738-0924 684-0030 741-0563 736-0105 712-0116 741-0598 736-0188 784-5689A 710-0538 736-0242 714-0474 736-0160 710-0788 784-5590 784-5638 710-0599 736-0351 REF. NO. 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 DESCRIPTION Hex Screw Drive Cable Guide Bracket Auger Clutch Cable Bracket Roller Cable Hex Screw 1/4-28 Frame Assembly Ball Bearing Bell Washer Lock Jam Nut Hex Flange Bearing Flat Washer Front Support Guide Bracket Lock Hex Screw Bell Washer .340 ID x .872 OD Cotter Pin Flat Washer .536 ID x .930 OD Hex Washer Screw 1/4-20 Frame Shift Bracket Frame Cover Hex Washer Screw 1/4-20 Flat Washer .760 ID x .50 OD 37 38 39 40 PART NO. 717-1445 714-0126 717-1444 715-0249 714-0143 684-0042B 656-0012A 684-0013B 746-0897 748-0190 684-0021 732-0264 712-0711 746-0898 738-0869 738-0830 784-5617A 735-0243 718-0301A 618-0063 DESCRIPTION Gear Key 7-Tooth Shaft Roll Pin Klik Pin Friction Wheel Assembly Friction Disc Wheel Wheel Shift Rod Assembly Drive Cable Spacer Friction Wheel Bracket Assembly Extension Spring Jam Nut 3/8-24 Drive Cable Axle 13” Wheels Axle 16” Wheels Friction Plate Friction Wheel Rubber Friction Wheel Hub Friction Wheel Bearing 5 1 5 6 2 4 3 SIZE 13 x 4 13 x 5 16 x 6.5 16.5 x 4.8 REF. NO. 1 WHEEL ASS’Y COMPLETE 634-0114 734-1714 734-1712 734-1709 Wheel Assembly REF. NO. 2 REF. NO. 3 TIRE AIR ONLY VALVE 734-1732 734-0255 734-1527 734-0255 734-1525 734-0255 734-1530 734-0255 25 REF. NO. 4 RIM ONLY 734-1713 734-1713 734-1711 734-1708 REF. NO. 5 SLEEVE BEARING (2) 741-0401 741-0401 741-0401 741-0401 REF. NO 6 Klik Pin 714-0143 714-0143 714-0143 714-0143 Engine and V-Belts IMPORTANT: For a proper working machine, use Factory Approved Parts. V-BELTS are specially designed to engage and disengage safely. A substitute (non OEM) V-Belt can be dangerous by not disengaging completely. E602E, 614E 1 2 3 5 4 8 9 11 13 10 12 27 15 16 20 22 4 16 7 6 23 14 24 18 17 19 25 REF. NO. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 PART NO. 710-1652 731-1324 732-0339 710-0627 710-3005 05896A 748-0234 756-0985 754-0343 756-0984 736-0270 710-0230 756-0313 710-1245 26 21 DESCRIPTION Hex Washer Screw 1/4-20 x.5 Belt Cover Extension Spring Hex Screw 5/16-24 x .75 Hex Cap Screw 3/8-16 x 1.25 Drive Clutch Bracket Shoulder Spacer Pulley Half V-Belt Pulley Half Bell Washer Hex Cap Screw 1/4-28 x .50 Flat Idler Lock Cap Screw 5/16-24 REF. NO. 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 26 PART NO. 712-0181 756-0569 736-0242 736-0505 736-0507 754-0430A 756-0967 736-0247 736-0331 710-0696 748-0360 710-0654A 629-0071 OEM-390-986 DESCRIPTION Lock Jam Nut 3/8-16 Pulley Half Bell Washer Flat Washer Washer Belt Auger Pulley Flat Washer Bell Washer Hex Cap Screw 3/8-24 Pulley Hex Washer Screw 3/8-16 x 1.0 Extension Cord Electric Start Kit Engine and V-Belts E642E, E642F, E662E, E662H, 614E, E644E, E664F AND E6A4E 1 2 26 4 3 5 9 8 10 21 20 12 11 20 21 5 20 7 6 22 23 14 13 24 16 25 18 19 REF. NO. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 PART NO. 710-1652 731-1324 710-3005 732-0710 710-0627 05896A 748-0234 756-0987 754-0346 756-0986 736-0270 710-0230 756-0313 IMPORTANT: For a proper working machine, use Factory Approved Parts. V-BELTS are specially designed to engage and disengage safely. A substitute (non OEM) V-Belt can be dangerous by not disengaging completely. 19 DESCRIPTION Hex Washer Screw 1/4-20 x .50 Belt Cover Hex Cap Screw 3/8-16 x 1.25 Spring Extension Hex Screw 5/16-24 x .75 Drive Clutch Idler Bracket Shoulder Spacer Pulley Half Belt Pulley Half Bell Washer Hex Cap Screw Flat Idler 15 17 REF. NO. 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 PART NO. 712-0181 710-0654A 710-1245 736-0242 736-0505 756-0967 756-0569 754-0430A 736-0247 736-0331 710-0696 748-0360 OEM-390-987 DESCRIPTION Lock Jam Nut 3/8-16 Hex Washer Screw 3/8-16 x 1.0 Hex Lock Screw 5/16-24 x .875 Bell Washer .340 ID x .872 OD Flat Washer .341 ID x .50 OD Pulley Auger Pulley Half V-Belt Flat Washer Bell Washer .39 ID x 1.13 OD Hex Cap Screw 3/8-24 x .875 Pulley Adapter Electric Start MANUFACTURER’S LIMITED WARRANTY FOR: The limited warranty set forth below is given by MTD PRODUCTS INC (“MTD”) with respect to new merchandise purchased and used in the United States, its possessions and territories. MTD warrants this product 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 material 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 accessory or attachment not approved by MTD Products Inc. for use with the product(s) covered by this manual will void your warranty as to any resulting damages. Normal wear parts or components thereof are subject to separate terms as follows: All normal wear part or component failures will be covered on the product for a period of 90 days regardless of cause. After 90 days, but within the two year period, normal wear part failures will be covered ONLY IF caused by defects in material or workmanship of OTHER component parts. Normal wear parts and components include, but are not limited to, belts, blades, blade adapters, grass bags, rider deck wheels, seats, snow thrower skid shoes, shave plates and tires. Batteries are covered by a 90-day limited replacement warranty. HOW TO OBTAIN SERVICE: Warranty service is available, WITH PROOF OF PURCHASE THROUGH YOUR LOCAL AUTHORIZED SERVICE DEALER. To locate the dealer in your area, please check for a listing in the Yellow Pages or contact the Customer Service Department of MTD PRODUCTS INC by calling 1-800-800-7310 or writing to P.O. Box 368022, Cleveland, Ohio 44136-9722. No product returned directly to the factory will be accepted unless prior written permission has been extended by the Customer Service Department of MTD PRODUCTS INC. This limited warranty does not provide coverage in the following cases: a. The engine or component parts thereof. These items carry a separate manufacturer’s warranty. Please refer to the applicable manufacturer’s warranty on these items. b. Routine maintenance items such as lubricants, filters, blade sharpening and tune-ups, or adjustments such as brake adjustments, clutch adjustments or deck adjustments; and normal deterioration of the exterior finish due to use or exposure. c. Log splitter pumps, valves and cylinders have a separate one year warranty. d. MTD does not extend any warranty for products sold or exported outside of the United States of America, its possessions and territories, except those sold through MTD’s authorized channels of export distribution. 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 or guaranty, 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. During the period of the Warranty, the exclusive remedy is repair or replacement of the product as set forth above. (Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you.) The provisions as set forth in this Warranty provide the sole and exclusive remedy arising from the sales. MTD shall not be liable for incidental or consequential loss or damages including, without limitation, expenses incurred for substitute or replacement lawn care services, for transportation or for related expenses, or for rental expenses to temporarily replace a warranted product. (Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusion or limitation may not apply to you.) 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