Toro 1028 Power Shift Snowthrower User manual

Toro 1028 Power Shift Snowthrower User manual
FORM NO. 3317-580
1028 Power Shift®
Snowthrower
Model No. 38556-6900001 8: Up
Operators Manual
À WARNING: À
The engine exhaust from this product
contains chemicals known to the State of
California to cause cancer, birth defects,
or other reproductive harm.
Figures
1.
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1. Lower belt cover (shown 2. Mounting tabs
Vr. from bottom) 3. Flange head capscrew
1. Auger housing 4. idler pulley assembly
2. Engine frame 5. Mounting screws (2)
3. Impeller pulley
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Printed in USA All Rights Reserved
166
1. Upper belt cover 3. Flange head capscrew
2. Cable cover
1. Shift rod 5. Locknut
2. Balljoint 6. Jam nut
‹ 3. Shift bracket 7. Gear shift lever
4. Transmission lever 8. Power Shift slot
1. Discharge chute
2. Plastic chute retainer
3. Chute retainer plate
4. Chute ring
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NEL,
170
1. Gear bracket
2. Carriage bolt, flat washer
& locknut
3. Worm gear
4. Chute gear rod
5. Mounting flange
1 2 3 171
1. Scraper
2. Carriage bolt
4. Locknut
5. Sideplate
1. Flange bolts
2. Skid
3. Flat washers
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1. Pipe plug
4. Ignition switch
| 'W 1. Auger/impeller control |
- 2. Traction drive control 5. Discharge chute control
3 3. Speed shift control
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1. Dipstick 3. Fuel tank cap 1. Throttle
2. Filler hole 2. Choke
3. Primer
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1. Fuel shut-off valve 3. Fuel line
2. Hose clamp |
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937
English
1. Mounting screw 2. Heater box
4
176
1. Deflector handie 2. Discharge chute
1. Recoil starter
1. Drive chain
1. Axle pin 3. Outer axle hole and wheel
182
2. Inner axle hole hub
181
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2. Center of spring
907
1. Feelergauge —
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. Auger/impeller cable
2.
3. Mounting bracket
Traction cable (inner
1. Impeller idler arm 2. Brake arm
1. Idler pulley assembly
2. Flange head capscrews
(2) |
3. Capscrew á lockwasher
4, Half sheave
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Auger/impelier belt
Traction belt
Middle pulley section
Idler pulley (2)
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186
1. 1/8” — 3/8” deflection
Vil
2. Transmission frame
1. Power adjusting screw 3. Idle speed screw
2. Idle mixture screw
189 1. Spark plug wire
1. Flange head capscrews
0.30”
(0.76 mm)
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Contents
Page
Introduction ............................ 1
Safety . RK RER aan 6 2
Before Operating .................... 2
While Operating ..................... 3
Maintaining Snowthrower ............. 4
Safety Decals and Instructions .......... 6
LooseParts .............. aa ea eee a a 6 7
Accessories oii rte квв ввел еввк 7
Assembly ......... Lee aa» 8
Mount Auger Housing ................ 8
Install ShiftRod ..................... 8
Install Discharge Chute ............... 8
Install Chute Control Gear ............. 8
Check Tire Pressure .................. 9
Install Skads ........................ 9
Check Auger Gear Box Oil ............ 9
Before Starting .................... веее, 9
Fill Crankcase With Oil ............... 9
Fill Fuel Tank With Gasoline ........... 10
Operation ...........ees0edrreocco. eee. 11
Controls ......................ee... 11
Starting/Stopping Engine .............. 12
Power Shift Operation ................ 13
Free Wheeling Or Self-propelled Drive ... 13
Operating Tips ............—..re.emee.. 13
Adjusting Scraper .................... 14
Adjusting Skids ............... ee... 14
Maintenance .......o_erereereoroocereere.. 15
Draining Gasoline ................... 15
Lubricating Snowthrower ............. 15
Changing Crankcase Oil .............. 15
Auger Gear Box Oil ..... Cee 16
Adjusting Auger/Impeller Drive Belt .... 16
Adjusting Traction Drive Belt .......... 17
Replacing Drive Belts ................ 17
Adjusting Drive Chain ................ 18
Adjusting Carburetor ................. 18
Replacing Spark Plug ................. 19
Storage ........e.eeeorecorerorereeee... 20
Warranty .......eoe-—._orxesoseoorecorecon 22
Introduction
Thank you for purchasing a Toro product.
All of us at Toro want you to be completely satisfied
with your new product, so feel free to contact your
local Authorized Service Dealer for help with service,
genuine Toro parts, or other information you may
require.
Whenever you contact your Authorized Service
Dealer or the factory, always know the model and
serial numbers of your product. These numbers will
help the Service Dealer or Service Representative
provide exact information about your specific
product. You will find the model and serial number
decal located in a unique place on the product
(Fig. 1).
For your convenience, write the product model and
serial numbers in the space below.
Model No.
Serial No.
Read this manual carefully to learn how to operate
and maintain your product correctly. Reading this
manual will help you and others avoid personal injury
and damage to the product. Although Toro designs,
produces and markets safe, state-of-the-art products,
you are responsible for using the product properly
and safely. You are also responsible for training
persons who you allow to use the product about safe
operation.
The Toro warning system in this manual identifies
potential hazards and has special safety messages that
help you and others avoid personal injury, even death.
DANGER, WARNING and CAUTION are signal
words used to identify the level of hazard. However,
regardless of the hazard, be extremely careful.
DANGER signals an extreme hazard that will cause
serious injury or death if the recommended
precautions are not followed.
WARNING signals a hazard that may cause serious
injury or death if the recommended precautions are
not followed.
CAUTION signals a hazard that may cause minor or
moderate injury if the recommended precautions are
not followed.
Two other words are also used to highlight
information. “Important” calls attention to special
mechanical information and “Note” emphasizes
general information worthy of special attention.
Safety
To ensure maximum safety, best performance, and
to gain knowledge of the product, it is essential
that you or any other operator of the snowthrower
read and understand the contents of this manual
before the motor is ever started. Pay particular
attention to the safety alert symbol A which
means CAUTION, WARNING OR DANGER —
“personal safety instruction.” Read and
understand the instruction because it has to do
with safety. Failure to comply with instruction
may result in personal injury.
The following instructions are comparable to the
Instructions For Safe Snowthrowing adopted by the
American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The
snowthrower is designed and tested to offer
reasonably safe service; however, failure to comply
with the following instructions MAY RESULT IN
PERSONAL INJURY.
Before Operating
1. Read and understand the contents of this manual
before operating the snowthrower. Become
familiar with all controls and know how to stop
the engine quickly.
2. Keep everyone, especially children and pets,
away from snowthrower and area of operation.
Never allow children to operate the
snowthrower. Adults should operate the
snowthrower only after reading this manual.
3. Inspect area thoroughly where snowthrower will
be used. Remove doormats, sleds, boards, sticks,
wire, and any other foreign objects which might
be picked up and thrown by the snowthrower.
4. Keep all shields and safety devices in place. If a
shield, safety device or decal is illegible,
damaged or lost, repair or replace it before
beginning operation. Also, tighten any loose
nuts, bolts or screws.
5. Wear adequate winter clothing and rubber boots
that will ensure proper footing on slippery
surfaces. Do not wear loose fitting clothing that
could possibly get caught in moving parts.
6. Adjust both skids so auger housing clears gravel
or crushed rock surfaces.
7. Before starting the engine, move speed shift
control to N (neutral) and ensure that
auger/impeller control and traction drive control
are in disengaged position.
8. Always use a grounded, three wire plug and cord
to start snowthrower equipped with an electric
starter. Extension cord must be connected to a
properly grounded outlet.
9. Fill fuel tank with gasoline before starting the
engine. Avoid spilling any gasoline. Because
gasoline 1s highly flammable, handle it carefully.
DO NOT SMOKE WHILE HANDLING
GASOLINE.
A. Use an approved gasoline container.
B. Fill fuel tank outdoors, not indoors.
NEVER ADD FUEL TO AN ENGINE
THAT IS RUNNING OR HOT. Engine
must be cool to reduce potential fire hazard.
C. Open doors if engine will be started in the
garage because exhaust fumes are
dangerous and could possibly be deadly. Do
not run engine indoors.
D. Wipe up any spilled gasoline. Reinstall
gasoline container cap and snowthrower
fuel tank cap securely before starting the
engine.
While Operating
10.
11.
12.
ROTATING IMPELLER OR AUGER CAN
CUT OFF OR INJURE FINGERS OR
HANDS. STAY BEHIND THE HANDLES
AND AWAY FROM DISCHARGE
OPENING WHILE OPERATING THE
SNOWTHROWER. KEEP FACE, HANDS,
FEET, AND ANY OTHER PART OF YOUR
BODY OR CLOTHING AWAY FROM
CONCEALED, MOVING OR ROTATING
PARTS. |
BEFORE ADJUSTING, CLEANING,
REPAIRING, AND INSPECTING THE
SNOWTHROWER, AND BEFORE
UNCLOGGING THE DISCHARGE
CHUTE, SHUT ENGINE OFF AND WAIT
FOR ALL MOVING PARTS TO STOP.
ALSO, PULL WIRE OFF SPARK PLUG
AND KEEP WIRE AWAY FROM THE
PLUG TO PREVENT ACCIDENTAL
STARTING. USE A STICK, NOT YOUR
HAND, TO REMOVE OBSTRUCTIONS
FROM DISCHARGE CHUTE.
Before leaving the operator’s position (behind
handles), rotate ignition key to OFF and wait for
all moving parts to stop. Remove key from
switch if snowthrower will be left unattended.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
Allow engine to warm up outdoors before
clearing snow.
Operate the snowthrower only when there 1s
good visibility or light. Always maintain secure
footing and balance and keep a firm grip on the
handles, especially when operating in reverse.
Walk; never run.
Be attentive when using the snowthrower, and
stay alert for holes in the terrain and other
hidden hazards. Be careful when clearing snow
from a gravel drive because stones could be
picked up and thrown if skids are not adjusted so
auger housing clears all rocks.
Do not make any adjustments while the engine is
running.
Never direct discharge of snow or operate
snowthrower near bystanders, glass enclosures,
automobiles and trucks, window wells or a
drop-off without proper adjustment of the snow
chute and deflector.
Clear snow from slopes by going up and down,
never across the face. Use caution when
changing directions. Use lower gear and rear
wheel position when operating on slopes. Never
clear snow from steep slopes.
Do not overload the snowthrower by clearing
snow at too fast a rate.
DO NOT USE SNOWTHROWER ON A
ROOF.
If a foreign object is hit or snowthrower vibrates
abnormally, stop engine by turning key to OFF
and wait for all moving parts to stop. Pull wire
off spark plug and check snowthrower
immediately for possible damage, an obstruction
or loose parts. Vibration is generally a sign of
trouble. Repair any damage before starting
engine and operating snowthrower again.
Do not touch engine while it is running or soon
after it is stopped because the engine will be hot
enough to cause a burn. Do not add oil or check
oil level in crankcase when engine is running.
G
23. Never operate snowthrower at high transport
speeds on slippery surfaces. Use care when
backing.
Maintaining Snowthrower
24, Perform only those maintenance instructions
described in this manual. Shut engine off before
performing any maintenance service or
adjustment. Additionally, pull wire off spark
plug and keep wire away from plug to prevent
accidental starting. If major repairs are ever
needed, contact your local Authorized TORO
Service Dealer for assistance.
25. Keep snowthrower in safe operating condition
by keeping nuts, bolts, and screws tight. Check
engine mounting bolts frequently to ensure they
are tight.
26. Do not overspeed the engine by changing
governor settings. Recommended maximum
engine speed is 3500 rpm. To ensure safety and
accuracy, check maximum engine speed (3500
rpm) with a tachometer.
27. Allow engine to cool before storing in an
enclosure such as a garage or storage shed.
NEVER STORE SNOWTHROWER IN
HOUSE (LIVING AREA) OR BASEMENT
28.
29.
BECAUSE GASOLINE AND FUMES ARE
HIGHLY FLAMMABLE, EXPLOSIVE,
AND DANGEROUS IF INHALED. Do not
store snowthrower near any open flame or where
gasoline fumes may be ignited by a spark.
When storing the snowthrower for an extended
time—off-season storage or 30 days—drain
gasoline from fuel tank to prevent a potential
hazard. Store gasoline in a safety-approved red
metal container. Remove key from ignition
switch when storing snowthrower. Store key in a
memorable place.
At the time of manufacture, the snowthrower
conformed with or exceeded OPEI safety |
standards in effect for snowthrowers. Therefore,
to ensure best performance and safety, purchase
genuine TORO replacement parts and
accessories to keep the TORO all TORO.
"NEVER USE “WILL FIT” REPLACEMENT
PARTS AND ACCESSORIES. The TORO
logo assures genuineness.
30. For safety reasons, use only those accessories
and attachments recommended by The TORO
Company to ensure continued safety certification
of the product. Using unapproved accessories
and attachments could contribute to a potential
hazard.
BEFORE OPERATING
Read and understand the contents of this manual
before operating the snowthrower. Become
familiar with all controls and know how to stop
the engine quickly.
OPERATOR'S
POSITION
CAUTION: IMPROPER USE MAY RESULT
IN LOSS OF FINGERS, HANDS OR FEET.
HIGH SPEED IMPELLER
WITHIN 2 INCHES OF
OPENING
LOW SPEED AUGER
HAS MOVING PINCH |
POINT, CLOSE TO
OPENING.
Safety Decals and Instructions
AVOID INJURY! -— 633700
Shut off engine and be sure
all parts have stopped before
unclogging discharge chute.
ON AUGER HOUSING NEXT TO PRIMER ON CHUTE ALONGSIDE
(Part No. 53-7670) (Part No. 62-5760) (Part No. 63-3740) THROTTLE
(Part No. 63-3190)
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( A WARNING
BEFORE ADJUSTING CABLES OR REPLACING BELTS
SEE OPERATORS MANUAL
IMPROPER ADJUSTMENT MAY CAUSE INJURY RELEASE ( ~
IF AUGER/ IMPELLER TURNS WHEN DISENGAGED. LEVER
(USE ONLY GENUINE TORO PARTS. во соо to shift CHOKE
ON ENGINE BASE between —
(Part No. 66-6860) FORWARD
and OFF ON
REVERSE u J
| AAWARNING —
ON ENGINE
ON LEVER
da A ST LUA $ "(Part No. 63-3050) (Part No. 63-2400)
ON ENGINE
(Part No. 66-6840)
> TO CHANGE WHEEL POSITION:
E MEN Ea
2 MOVE SHIFT CONTROL TO POWER SHIFT POSITION AND HOL?
3. ENGAGE TRACTION DRIVE LEVER 70 CHANGE WHEEL POSITION
N ® e
ON
O) E ER Ny SATTE
SERVICE DR REMOVE DEBRIS.
00 NOT DIRECT DISCHARGE AT OTHERS. PRA ON LED, eo
READ YOUR OPERATOR'S MARUAL FOR
> INJURY MAY RESULT FROM LOSS
J OPERATING AND SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS. INJURY MAY RESULT FRO
ENT MANUAL AVAILABLE BY SENDING MODEL AND SERIAL ка И
TO THE TORO CO.. 6111 LYNDALE AV. 5. MPLS. MN 55420 G › й „Же
чо и
66-6850 ENGAGE DISENGAGE
ON CONTROL PANEL
(Part No. 66-6850)
Loose Parts
Part Qty Use
Flange head capscrew — 5/16-18 x 3/4" Ig.
Lower belt cover A |
| Mount Auger Housing, page 8
Flange head capscrew — 1/4-20 x 1/2” Ig.
mA UU = ©
Cable cover
Shift rod
Locknut—3/8-16
мы,
Install Shift Rod, page 8
Discharge chute Install Discharge Chute, page 8
Worm gear
Gear bracket
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Carriage bolt—5/16-18 x 1” Ig. 1 Install Chute Control Gear, page 8
Flat washer | 1
Locknut—5/16 1
Skid
Flange head capscrew—>5/16-18 x 3/4" lg.
Install Skids, page 9
Flat washer
Locknut—5/16
Key Use in Ignition Switch
NNN N N N
Registration card Use to register product with factory
Specifications and design subject to change without notice.
Accessories
Description | Part Number
110 Vac Electric Starter Kit 37-4810
Tire Chain Kit (for std. axle; not for use with Differen- 63-3040
tial Kit)
Snow Cab | 68-9500
Weight Kit | 74-1190
Drift Breaker 66-7970
Differential Kit 38038
Light Kit 66-7941
Assembly
Note: Determine left and right sides of
snowthrower by standing in the normal
operating position.
Mount Auger Housing
1.
10.
Remove (2) flange head capscrews securing idler
pulley assembly to engine frame. Remove idler
pulley assembly.
Align auger housing and engine frame mounting
holes (Fig. 2).
Route impeller belt around impeller pulley.
Secure auger housing to engine frame with (6)
5/16-18x3/4” 1g. flange head capscrews.
Reinstall idler pulley assembly. Make sure idler
pulleys are aligned with belts when reinstalling
idler pulley assembly.
Tip snowthrower up on front edge of auger
housing.
Mount lower belt cover to underside of auger
housing and engine frame with (2) 1/4-20x1/2”
lg. flange head capscrews (Fig. 3). Make sure
belt cover mounting tabs are positioned to rear of
engine frame member.
Check adjustment of impeller cable; refer to step
3 of Adjusting Auger/Impeller Drive Belt,
page 16.
Mount upper belt cover to engine frame with (3)
1/4-20x1/2” 1g. flange head capscrews (Fig. 4).
Slide cable cover onto cables and into hole in
belt cover (Fig. 4).
Install Shift Rod (Fig. 5)
1.
Insert upper shift rod ball joint stud through
front of shift bracket and secure with 3/8-16
locknut.
Note: Shift rod to be positioned with bend
rearward.
Insert bottom ball joint stud through right side of
transmission lever and secure with 3/8-16
locknut.
Shift into 2nd gear and check shift rod alignment
with Power Shift slot.
Note: If gear shift lever is not aligned with
Power Shift slot in control panel
(Fig. 5, inset), shift rod length must be
adjusted as follows:
A. Disconnect ball joint from transmission
lever and loosen jam nut.
B. Rotate ball joint up or down, until gear shift
lever 1s aligned with Power Shift slot.
C. Reinstall ball joint to transmission lever and
tighten jam nut.
Install Discharge Chute (Fig. 6)
Note: Before installing discharge chute,
apply a light coat of low temperature
grease to chute ring.
Set discharge chute—open side forward—onto
auger discharge opening, so plastic chute
retainers are positioned on chute ring. Make sure
chute retainer guide pins are inserted into holes
in chute gear.
Tighten machine screw and locknut, on left side,
until chute retainer plate is positioned against
plastic chute retainer and discharge chute is
secured to chute ring.
Push chute retainers, on right side, toward
discharge chute (slotted) and tighten machine
screw.
Make sure chute rotates freely on ring. If chute
binds, move right hand retainer outward to ease
operation.
Install Chute Control Gear
(Fig. 7)
Insert the 5/16-18 x 1” lg. carriage bolt into gear
bracket mounting hole.
Position worm gear into bracket, align holes and
insert chute gear rod through bracket and gear.
Loosely mount worm gear and bracket to
mounting flange with carriage bolt, flat washer,
and locknut.
Slide worm gear into teeth of chute gear and
tighten locknut.
Check operation. Move gear slightly outward if
binding is evident.
Check Tire Pressure
IMPORTANT: Check pressure of tires
because they are over-inflated at the factory
for shipping. Therefore, before the
snowthrower is operated, reduce pressure in
both tires to 7-15 psi equally.
Install Skids
1.
Check tire pressure; refer to Check Tire Pressure,
page 9. ,
Move the snowthrower onto a flat surface and
check if scraper (Fig. 8) 1s parallel to the ground.
If not, adjust scraper; refer to Adjusting Scraper,
page 14.
Remove (2) flange bolts and washers securing
ends of scraper to side plates (Fig. 9). Reinstall
bolts through rear slots in skids. Assemble both
skids so that washers are between skids and
sideplates (Fig. 9). Do not tighten bolts.
Install (2) flange bolts thru front slots in skids
and thru sideplates. Install flat washers and
locknuts on inside of sideplates. Do not tighten
bolts.
Note: The following steps adjust the skids for
paved surfaces. For gravel or crushed
rock surfaces, refer to Adjusting Skids,
page 14.
Manually move wheels to the rear Power Shift
position by lifting up on handles and moving the
shift control fully forward to Power Shift
position (Fig. 10).
Support the scraper to be 1/8 inch above a level
surface if the snowthrower is to be used on
smooth pavement.
Note: The scraper should be higher than 1/8
inch above the pavement if the
pavement surfaces are cracked, rough
Or uneven,
Move the skids down to sit flat on the ground
and tighten the (4) flange bolts securing both
skids to the auger side plates.
Check Auger Gear Box Oil
1.
2.
Move snowthrower to a level surface.
Clean area around pipe plug so dirt is removed.
Remove pipe plug from gear box (Fig. 11).
Check oil level in gear box. Oil must be at point
of overflowing in filler opening.
If level of oil is low, add GL-5 or GL-6 SAE
85-95 EP transmission oil to the gear box until
point of overflow.
Note: Do not use synthetic gear oil.
Reinstall pipe plug in gear box.
Before Starting
Fill Crankcase With Oil
The engine is shipped from the factory without oil in
the crankcase. Therefore, before starting the engine,
oil must be added to the crankcase.
IMPORTANT: Check level of oil every 5
operating hours or each time unit is used.
Initially, change oil after the first 2 hours of
operation; thereafter, under normal
conditions, change oil after every 25 hours of
operation or annually, whichever comes first.
Move unit to a level surface to ensure an
accurate oil level reading.
Clean area around dipstick to prevent foreign
- matter from entering filler hole when dipstick is
removed.
Remove dipstick from crankcase (Fig. 12).
Slowly pour SAE 5W-30 or SAE 10 oil into the
filler hole, using the filler chart below. The
engine uses any high-quality detergent oil having
the American Petroleum Institute (APT) “service
classification” —SE, SF or SG.
Note: Dipstick must be fully installed to
ensure accurate gauging of oil level.
DO NOT OVERFILL.
OIL FILL CHART
1028 Snowthrower 24 ounces of oil
10
Fill Fuel Tank With Gasoline
à DANGER
POTENTIAL HAZARD
e In certain conditions gasoline is extremely
flammable and highly explosive.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
* A fire or explosion from gasoline can burn
you, others, and cause property damage.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
e Use a funnel and fill the fuel tank outdoors,
in an open area, when the engine is cold.
Wipe up any gasoline that spills.
* Do not fill the fuel tank completely full.
Add gasoline to the fuel tank until the level
is 1/4” to 1/2” (6 mm to 13 mm) below the
bottom of the filler neck. This empty space
in the tank allows gasoline to expand.
o Never smoke when handling gasoline, and
stay away from an open flame or where
gasoline fumes may be ignited by a spark.
e Store gasoline in an approved container
and keep it out of the reach of children.
e Never buy more than a 30-day supply of
gasoline.
Use clean, fresh lead-free gasoline, including
oxygenated or reformulated gasoline, with an octane
rating of 85 or higher. To ensure freshness, purchase
only the quantity of gasoline that can be used in 30
days. Use of lead-free gasoline results in fewer
combustion chamber deposits and longer spark plug
life. Use of premium grade fuel is not necessary or
recommended.
IMPORTANT: NEVER USE METHANOL,
GASOLINE CONTAINING METHANOL,
GASOHOL CONTAINING MORE THAN
10% ETHANOL, PREMIUM GASOLINE,
OR WHITE GAS BECAUSE ENGINE
FUEL SYSTEM DAMAGE COULD
RESULT.
Toro also recommends that Toro
Stabilizer/Conditioner be used regularly in all Toro
gasoline powered products during operation and
storage seasons. Toro Stabilizer/Conditioner cleans
the engine during operation and prevents gum-like
varnish deposits from forming in the engine during
periods of storage.
DO NOT USE FUEL ADDITIVES OTHER
THAN THOSE MANUFACTURED FOR FUEL
STABILIZATION DURING STORAGE SUCH
AS TORO’S STABILIZER/CONDITIONER OR
A SIMILAR PRODUCT. TOROS
STABILIZER/CONDITIONER IS A
PETROLEUM DISTILLATE BASED
CONDITIONER/STABILIZER. TORO DOES —
NOT RECOMMEND STABILIZERS WITH AN
ALCOHOL BASE SUCH AS ETHANOL,
METHANOL OR ISOPROPYL. ADDITIVES
SHOULD NOT BE USED TO TRY TO
ENHANCE THE POWER OR PERFORMANCE
OF MACHINE.
1. Clean area around the fuel tank cap (Fig. 12).
Remove cap from fuel tank. Using unleaded,
regular gasoline, fill tank to within 1/4” to 1/2”
(6 to 13 mm) from the top of the tank, not into
the filler neck. This space is for expansion of
fuel. Do not fill tank full. Reinstall fuel tank cap.
Fuel tank capacity 1s 4 quarts.
Operation
Controls
Auger/Impeller Control (Fig. 13)—Control has two
positions: ENGAGE and DISENGAGE. To engage
both auger and impeller, compress lever against right
handle grip. To disengage, release lever.
Traction Drive Control (Fig. 13)—To engage
traction (wheel drive) or activate power shift system,
lever must be compressed against left handle grip. To
stop traction, release lever.
Speed Shift Control (Fig. 13)—The control has a
neutral position, four speeds forward and two reverse,
and also controls power shifting of wheels. To select
speeds, move shift control to desired position.
Note: When shifting gears into or out of
reverse or when using the Power Shift
feature, the traction drive control must
be released. On-the-go shifting may be
accomplished between any of the
forward speeds without releasing the
traction drive control.
Auger Lock-Up (Fig. 13)— When the auger/impeller
control and traction drive control are both
compressed, the traction control locks the
auger/impeller control down. Releasing the traction
control releases the auger/impeller control.
Discharge Chute Control (Fig. 13)—Rotate
discharge chute control clockwise to move discharge
chute to the right and counterclockwise to move chute
to the left.
Ignition Switch (Fig. 13)—Switch has two positions:
ON and OFF. Rotate key to ON position before
starting engine. To stop engine, rotate key to OFF.
Throttle (Fig. 14)—Move throttle upward to increase
the engine speed.
Choke (Fig. 14)—Rotate choke to ON position to
start a cold engine. As engine warms up, rotate choke
gradually to OFF.
Primer (Fig. 14)—Press primer to pump a small
amount of gasoline into engine for improved cold
weather starting.
Fuel Shut-Off Valve (Fig. 15)—Valve is located
under fuel tank. Close valve to stop fuel flow from
fuel tank and open valve to allow fuel to flow to the
carburetor. Close valve when snowthrower is not
used.
Deflector Handle (Fig. 16)—Deflector handle on top
of discharge chute is used to control the height of the
snow stream.
Recoil Starter (Fig. 17)—Reco1il starter 1s on back
side of engine. Pull recoil starter to start engine.
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Starting/Stopping Engine
Starting
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Note: If engine is operated when temperature
is +40°F (4°C) or higher, remove
carburetor heater box. However, the
heater box (Fig. 18) must be reinstalled
when temperature falls below +40°F
(4°C). To remove heater box:
A. Remove (2) mounting screws securing
heater box in place. Grasp choke knob and
pull it off mounting pin.
B. Lift heater box up and away from the
engine, and reinstall choke knob on
mounting pin.
IMPORTANT: Check auger and impeller to
ensure that both parts are not frozen, but free
to rotate. Also, make sure discharge chute is
not obstructed. USE A STICK, NOT YOUR
HAND, TO REMOVE ANY
OBSTRUCTIONS.
Move speed shift control to N (neutral) and
throttle to FAST (Fig. 13).
Ensure that auger/impeller control and traction
drive control are in disengaged position.
Open fuel shut-off valve below fuel tank
(Fig. 15).
Move choke to ON choke position (Fig. 14).
Rotate ignition key to ON (Fig. 13).
Cover hole in center of primer with thumb and
push primer three times slowly. DO NOT
PRIME IF THE ENGINE HAS BEEN
RUNNING AND IS HOT.
Note: Excessive priming may cause flooding
of engine and failure to start.
Grasp recoil starter handle (Fig. 17) and pull it
out slowly until positive engagement results;
then pull vigorously to start the engine. Keep
firm grip on starter handle and return the rope
slowly.
Note: If engine does not start or if
temperature 1s -10% For below,
additional priming may be required.
After each additional prime, try to start
the engine before priming again.
After engine starts, immediately move choke
(Fig. 14) to 3/4 position. As engine warms up,
move choke to 1/2 position; then to OFF
position. If engine falters, return choke to 1/2
position. When engine warms sufficiently, move
choke to OFF position.
Before Stopping
1.
Engage auger to clear any remaining snow from
inside the housing.
Run engine for a few minutes to help dry off any
moisture which may have accumulated on
engine.
With engine running, pull recoil starter with a
rapid, continuous full arm stroke three or four
times. This helps prevent possible freeze-up of
recoil starter due to extreme snow blowing
conditions.
Note: Pulling of recoil starter rope produces a
loud, clattering sound. This is not
harmful to the engine or the starter.
Stopping
1.
Release traction and auger/impeller drive
controls (Fig. 13).
Move throttle to slow and rotate ignition key to
OFF.
Wait for all moving parts to stop before leaving
the operator's position (behind the handles).
Power Shift Operation Operating Tips
1. When snowthrower is not being used, close fuel
Wheels will shift forward (or rearward) with every hut-off valve and remove key from the switch
shut-off valv
other movement of the shift control.
2. Remove snow as soon as possible after it falls.
Move wheels to the rear Power Shift position in This produces best snow removal results.
heavy and/or drifted snow.
3. When in the rear Power Shift position, push
Leave wheels in the front position for light snow or down on handles to increase traction if
for transporting snowthrower. necessary.
4. Discharge snow downwind whenever possible,
and overlap each swath to ensure complete snow
removal. If wheels slip, shift into a lower gear to
1. Release traction drive lever.
2. “To move wheels to front or rear position, move reduce forward speed.
shift control fully forward to Power Shift
position and hold (Fig. 19). 5. In some snow and cold weather conditions, some
controls and moving parts may freeze. Therefore,
3. Fully engage traction drive lever to move wheels when any control becomes hard to operate, stop
into alternate position (Figs. 19 & 20). the engine and wait for all moving parts to stop;
then check all parts for freeze up. DO NOT USE
EXCESSIVE FORCE AND TRY TO OPERATE
THE CONTROLS WHEN FROZEN. Free all
controls and moving parts before operating.
Note: When power shifting it may be
necessary to slightly raise handle to
assist wheel movement.
6. Adjust skids to match the type of surface being
Note: To shift wheels manually if engine is cleaned. Refer to Adjusting Skids, page 14.
not running, follow steps 1 and 2 and * |
then lift up on handles to unlock 7. Run snowthrower for a few minutes after
wheels. clearing snow so moving parts do not freeze.
Engage auger to clear any remaining snow from
Note: If wheels do not move in desired inside housing.
direction when power shifting, repeat :
Р 6 TP 8. Do not overload snowthrower by clearing snow
procedure. at too fast a rate. If engine slows down, shift to a
lower gear to reduce forward speed.
| 9. Move wheels to the rear Power Shift position
Free Wheeling Or and shift to a lower gear in heavy and/or drifted
Self-pro pell ed Drive snow to prevent the auger housing from riding
up over the snow. |
The snowthrower can be free wheeled or engaged for 10. Always use full throttle (maximum engine
self-propelled operation. There are two holes in each speed) when throwing snow.
end of the axle. When axle pins are thru outer axle
holes and not thru wheel hub (Fig. 21), snowthrower 11. Inwetor slushy conditions, clogging of the
free wheels. By contrast, when both pins are installed discharge chute will be reduced by maintaining
thru holes in wheel hub and inner hole of axle maximum engine speed and by not overloading
(Fig. 21), snowthrower propels itself. the engine.
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A DANGER
POTENTIAL HAZARD
e When snowthrower is in operation,
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
e ROTATING IMPELLER OR AUGER
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
e Stay behind the handles and away from
impeller and auger can be rotating.
CAN CUT OFF OR INJURE FINGERS
OR HANDS.
discharge opening while operating the
snowthrower.
Keep face, hands, feet and any other part of
your body or clothing away from
concealed, moving or rotating parts.
Before adjusting, cleaning, repairing and
inspecting the snowthrower, and before
unclogging the discharge chute, SHUT
ENGINE OFF AND WAIT FOR ALL
MOVING PARTS TO STOP.
Also, pull wire off spark plug and keep
wire away from the plug to prevent
accidental starting.
Use a stick, not your hands, to remove
obstructions from discharge chute.
Adjusting Scraper (Fig. 8)
Adjust the scraper to compensate for wear and to
ensure that the auger does not contact the pavement.
1.
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Pull wire off spark plug and make sure wire does
not contact plug accidentally.
Check the tire pressure in both tires. Make sure
that they are both inflated equally between 7 and
15 psi.
Move the snowthrower onto a flat surface and
shift the wheels to the FRONT position.
Loosen the (4) flange bolts securing both skids
to the auger side plates.
Next, loosen the carriage bolts securing the
scraper to the auger housing.
6. Support the auger blades so that the auger is 1/8
- 1/4 inch off the ground.
7. Move the scraper so that it contacts the flat
surface all the way across, then tighten the two
rear flanged cap screws securing scraper and
skids to the side plates. This temporarily locks
the scraper in the proper position so that the
remainder of the fasteners can be tightened
without affecting adjustment.
8. Secure the scraper using carriage bolts and nylon
locknuts.
9. Adjust the skids; refer to Adjusting Skids,
page 14.
Adjusting Skids (Fig. 9)
For Concrete or Asphalt Surfaces
If the snowthrower is not cleaning up the snow close
enough to the pavement, adjust the skids to lower the
scraper.
If the scraper catches on cracks in the pavement,
adjust the skids to raise the scraper.
1. Pull wire off spark plug and make sure wire does
not contact plug accidentally.
2. Loosen the (4) flange bolts securing both skids
to the auger side plates.
3. Check scraper adjustment to ensure that the
auger does not contact the pavement; refer to
Adjusting Scraper, page 14.
4. Move the wheels to the REAR Power Shift
position.
S. Support the scraper to be 1/8 inch above a level
surface 1f the snowthrower is to be used on
smooth pavement.
Note: The scraper should be higher than 3/16
inch above the pavement if the
pavement surfaces are cracked, rough
Or uneven,
6. Move the skids down to sit flat on the ground
and tighten the (4) flange bolts securing both
skids to the auger side plates.
For Gravel Surfaces
For gravel or crushed rock surfaces, adjust the skids
to prevent picking up rocks.
1. Pull wire off spark plug and make sure wire does
not contact plug accidentally.
2. Loosen the (4) flange bolts securing both skids
to auger side plates. Next, slide skids down as
far as possible so auger will be supported as far
from the level surface as skid adjustment allows:
then tighten flange bolts.
Maintenance
d\ WARNING
POTENTIAL HAZARD
e If you leave the wire on the spark plug,
someone could start the engine.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
e Accidental starting of engine could
seriously injure you or other bystanders.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
e Pull wire off spark plug and remove key
from switch before you do any
maintenance. Also push wire aside so it
does not accidentally contact spark plug.
Draining Gasoline
1. Close fuel shut-off valve located under fuel tank
(Fig. 15).
POTENTIAL HAZARD
e Gasoline is highly flammable.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
e Gasoline can be ignited and cause serious
personal injury.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
¢ Drain gasoline outdoors.
¢ Drain gasoline from a cold engine only.
e Wipe up any gasoline that may have
spilled.
* Do not drain gasoline near any open flame
or where gasoline fumes may be ignited by
a spark.
e DO NOT SMOKE a cigar, cigarette or pipe
when handling gasoline.
2. Place a clean drain pan under shut-off valve.
3. Loosen hose clamps securing fuel line to valve
and slide line off valve (Fig. 15).
4. Open valve allowing fuel to flow into drain pan.
5. Reinstall fuel line and secure with hose clamp.
Lubricating Snowthrower
— 1. Annually lubricate drive chain with chain
lubricant (Fig. 22). Wipe up any excess oil.
Changing Crankcase Oil
Initially, change oil after the first 2 hours of engine
operation; thereafter, change oil after every 25 hours
of engine operation or annually. If possible, run
engine just before changing oil because warm oil
flows better and carries more contaminants than cold
oil.
1. Pull wire off spark plug and make sure wire does
not contact plug accidentally.
2. Clean area around oil drain cap. Next, slide oil
drain pan below drain extension; then remove oil
drain cap (Fig. 23).
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3. After all oil is drained, reinstall oil drain cap
securely. a.
4. Position snowthrower on a level surface. Next,
fill crankcase with oil: see Fill Crankcase With
Oil, page 9. Wipe up any oil that may have
spilled.
Auger Gear Box Oil
The auger gear box oil level must be checked at
setup, after every 10 hours of use, and upon removal
from annual storage. To check the auger gear box oil
level:
1. Position snowthrower on a level surface.
2. Clean area around pipe plug so dirt is removed.
3. Remove pipe plug from gear box (Fig. 11).
4. Check level of oil in gear box. Oil must be at
point of overflowing in filler opening.
5. Iflevel of oil 1s low, add GL-535 or GL-6 SAE
85-95 EP transmission oil to the gear box until
point of overflow.
Note: Do not use synthetic gear oil.
6. Reinstall pipe plug in gear box.
Adjusting Auger/Impeller Drive
Belt
If auger/impeller belt slips, resulting in decreased
snowthrowing performance, an adjustment is
required. WHENEVER A NEW BELT IS
INSTALLED, AN ADJUSTMENT IS
REQUIRED. USE ONLY GENUINE TORO
REPLACEMENT PARTS.
1. Pull wire off spark plug and make sure wire does
not contact plug accidentally.
2. Remove (3) flange head capscrews securing belt
cover to engine frame and slide belt cover up
cables (Fig. 4).
Depress the auger/impeller control lever on the
right hand grip. Hold the lever and insert a .010”
(.25 mm) feeler gauge between a coil in the
center of the spring (Fig. 24). Adjust the cable to
achieve .010” (.25 mm) gap between the coils.
Loosen upper jam nut securing auger/impeller
cable to mounting bracket (Fig. 25).
Rotate bottom jam nut upward to increase belt
tension.
Tighten upper jam nut against bracket.
Recheck idler adjustment: refer to step 3.
Check impeller brake arm clearance by releasing
the auger/impeller lever. With the lever released,
there should be more than 1/8” clearance
between tab on impeller idler arm and brake arm
(Fig. 26). If there is less than 1/8” clearance,
belt must be replaced.
A DANGER
POTENTIAL HAZARD
e Improper adjustment may cause injury if
auger/impeller turns when disengaged.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
eo Rotating impeller or auger can cut off or
injure fingers or hands.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
e Keep face, hands, feet and any other part of
your body or clothing away from
concealed, moving or rotating parts.
e Make certain that impeller brake arm
clearance is maintained.
* Do not adjust the auger/impeller drive belt
too tight because it may cause the
auger/impeller to turn when the control
lever is in the disengaged position. If this
occurs, decrease belt tension.
Reinstall belt cover and cable cover.
10. Check tension of belt by operating the auger. If
belt still slips, replace the belt.
Adjusting Traction Drive Belt
(Fig. 25)
If the wheels do not turn when the traction lever is
depressed, the traction belt tension should be
increased. Whenever the belt is replaced, an
adjustment is required.
1. Loosen upper jam nut securing traction cable to
mounting bracket.
2. Rotate bottom jam nut upward to increase belt
tension.
Note: When adjusting cable, always rotate
nut one full turn at a time.
3. Tighten upper jam nut against bracket.
4. Check tension of belt by operating machine.
Machine should begin to move forward when
traction lever is depressed approximately
halfway down toward handle grip. Turn engine
off and repeat steps until proper adjustment 1s
achieved.
IMPORTANT: Do not adjust the belt too tight
because it may cause snowthrower to creep
when traction lever is in disengaged position.
If this occurs, decrease belt tension.
Replacing Drive Belts (Fig. 27)
If auger/impeller belt or traction belt becomes worn,
glazed, stretched, oil-soaked or otherwise defective,
belt replacement is required.
1. Pull wire off spark plug and make sure it does
not contact the plug accidentally.
2. Remove (3) flange head capscrews holding belt
cover in place, and slide belt cover up cables
(Fig. 4).
3. Move speed shift control to N (neutral).
4. Remove (2) flange head capscrews securing idler
pulley assembly to engine frame. Remove idler
pulley assembly.
5. Remove capscrew and lockwasher securing half
sheave to front of pulley assembly.
6. Slide half sheave and auger/impelier belt off
crankshaft and remove belt from impeller pulley.
7. If replacing traction belt, slide middle pulley
section and belt off crankshaft and remove belt
from transmission pulley.
8. On control cable which corresponds to belt being
replaced, loosen jam nuts securing cable to
bracket (Fig. 25). Cable must be free to slide in
bracket when changing belt(s).
9. Reinstall belts by reversing procedure. Make
sure tabs in half sheave are inserted into
mounting grooves in middle pulley section
when reinstalling.
Note: Make sure idler pulleys are aligned
with belts when reinstalling idler
pulley assembly.
10. Readjust belts, refer to Adjusting Auger/Impeller
Drive Belt or Adjusting Traction Drive Belt.
E ONE
POTENTIAL HAZARD
e Improper adjustment may cause injury if
auger/impeller turns when disengaged.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
e Rotating impeller or auger can cut off or
injure fingers or hands.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
e Keep face, hands, feet and any other part of
your body or clothing away from
concealed, moving or rotating parts.
e Make certain that impeller brake arm
clearance is maintained.
e Do not adjust the auger/impeller drive belt
too tight because it may cause the
auger/impeller to turn when the control
lever is in the disengaged position. If this
occurs, decrease belt tension.
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Adjusting Drive Chain
(Fig. 28-30)
The drive chain must be adjusted to maintain 1/8-3/8
of an inch deflection mid span between transmission
and axle sprocket. Check chain deflection after every
25 hours of operation. |
1. Pull wire off spark plug and make sure wire does
not contact plug accidentally (Fig. 32).
2. Make sure wheels are positioned in rear position,
move shift control into 2nd gear, and tip
snowthrower up onto front edge of auger
housing.
IMPORTANT: To adjust drive chain, the
snowthrower must be tipped up on front edge
- of auger housing. However, before the
snowthrower is tipped, drain all gasoline from
fuel tank. Refer to Draining Gasoline,
page 15.
3. Check deflection of chain by lifting up on chain
with moderate pressure at mid span. There
should be 1/8-3/8” deflection (Fig. 28). If
deflection is not as specified, an adjustment is
required.
4. Loosen (4) flange head capscrews (2 each side)
securing transmission frame to engine frame
(Fig. 30).
5. Pivot rear of transmission frame until 1/8-3/8”
chain deflection is attained. Retighten flange
head capscrews.
6. Recheck chain deflection.
IMPORTANT: Excessive chain tension may
cause transmission damage.
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7. Chain adjustment will affect gearshift lever
alignment. If gear shift lever is not aligned with
Power Shift slot in control panel (Fig. 5, inset),
shift rod length must be adjusted as follows:
A. Disconnect ball joint from transmission
lever and loosen jam nut.
B. Rotate ball joint up or down until gear shift
lever is aligned with Power Shift slot.
C. Reinstall ball joint to transmission lever and
tighten jam nut. |
Adjusting Carburetor
The carburetor has been adjusted at the factory, but an
occasional adjustment may be required.
1. Remove carburetor heater box: see Starting,
paragraph one, steps A & B, page 12.
Note: Skip steps 2 and 3 if the engine will
start and run. |
2. Power Adjusting Screw (Fig. 31)—Close screw
by gently rotating 1t clockwise until a slight
seating resistance is felt. Next, rotate power
adjusting screw 1 full
turn—360°—counterclockwise.
IMPORTANT: Do not close power adjusting
screw or idle mixture screw too tight because
the screw and seat will likely be damaged.
3. Idle Mixture Screw (Fig. 31)—Close screw by
gently rotating it clockwise until a slight seating
resistance is felt. Next, rotate idle mixture screw
1-1/2 full turns counterclockwise.
4. Start engine and let it warm up for
approximately 3 to 5 minutes; then move throttle
to FAST.
Rotate idle mixture screw (Fig. 31) clockwise-in
1/8-turn at a time until engine begins to miss
because of a lean mixture. Then rotate screw
counterclockwise-out 1/8-turn at a time until
engine runs unevenly because of rich mixture.
Next, rotate idle mixture screw clockwise, back
to the mid-point between rich and lean settings.
POTENTIAL HAZARD
e Engine must be running so final adjustment of
the carburetor can be performed.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
e Personal injury is possible.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
e Move auger drive and traction drive controls to
DISENGAGE.
e Remember to keep hands, feet, face, and other 8.
parts of your body or clothing away from
muffler, auger, discharge chute, and any
Wait several seconds between each
1/8-turn setting so engine can adjust to
the new fuel mixture.
Note:
Again, rotate idle speed screw (Fig. 31) until
engine idles at 1750 rpm.
moving part(s). 9. Check carburetor adjustment by quickly moving
throttle from low speed to high speed. Engine
“should accelerate without hesitation or
| sputtering. If engine does not accelerate properly,
adjust carburetor to a slightly richer mixture.
A WARNING Also, if engine falters under load, open power
‘adjusting screw 1/8 turn counterclockwise.
POTENTIAL HAZARD
* Engine exhaust contains carbon monoxide. 10. After carburetor is adjusted, shut engine off
WHAT CAN HAPPEN before replacing carburetor heater box.
¢ Carbon monoxide is an odorless, deadly
poison.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
¢ Do not run engine indoors or in an enclosed
area.
Replacing Spark Plug
Use a Champion RJ-19LM spark plug or equivalent.
Set air gap at 0.030” (0.76 mm). Since air gap
between center and side electrodes of the spark plug
Rotate power adjusting screw (Fig. 31)
clockwise-in 1/8-turn at a time until engine
misses because of a lean gasoline mixture. Then
rotate screw counterclockwise-out 1/8-turn at
time until engine runs unevenly because of a rich
gasoline mixture. Next, rotate power adjusting
screw clockwise, back to the midpoint between
the rich and lean setting, so engine runs
smoothly. |
Note: Wait several seconds between each
1/8-turn setting so engine can adjust to
the new fuel mixture.
Move throttle to idle speed. Next, rotate idle
speed screw until engine idles fast—1750 rpm.
increases gradually during normal engine operation,
install a new plug after every 25 hours of engine
operation.
1.
Clean area around spark plug so foreign matter
cannot fall into cylinder when plug is removed.
Pull wire off spark plug (Fig. 32) and remove
plug from cylinder head.
IMPORTANT: A cracked, fouled or dirty
spark plug must be replaced. Do not sand
blast, scrape or clean electrodes because grit
may eventually release from the plug and fall
into the cylinder. The result will likely be
engine damage.
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Set air gap between electrodes of new spark plug
at 0.030” (0.76 mm) (Fig. 33). Next, install
spark plug in cylinder head. Tighten plug to 15
ft-1b (20.4 N-m).
Push the wire onto the spark plug.
Storage
1.
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FUEL SYSTEM PREPARATION-
Add Toro Stabilizer/Conditioner to the fuel tank
(one ounce per gallon of fuel).
Run engine for five minutes to distribute
conditioned fuel through fuel system.
Stop engine, allow it to cool, and drain fuel tank
or run engine until it stops.
Restart the engine again and run it until it stops.
Either choke or prime the engine, restart it a
third time and run engine until it will not restart.
Dispose of fuel properly. Recycle per local
codes.
DO NOT store STABILIZED gasoline over 90
days. |
Remove spark plug from cylinder head. Next,
pour two teaspoons of engine oil into spark plug
hole in cylinder head. Install spark plug in
cylinder head, but do not install wire on the
plug. Then pull recoil starter slowly to distribute
oil on inside of cylinder.
Lubricate the snowthrower: refer to Lubricating
Snowthrower, page 15. Change crankcase oil:
see Changing Crankcase Oil, page 15.
Clean the snowthrower. Touch up chipped
surfaces with paint. Toro Re-Kote paint is
available from an Authorized TORO Service
Dealer. Sand affected areas before painting, and
use a rust preventative to prevent metal parts
from rusting.
Tighten all screws and nuts. If any part is
damaged, repair or replace it.
Store snowthrower in a clean, dry place, and
cover it for protection.
Gas Powered
Consumer
Products
Except WPM
THE TORO TOTAL COVERAGE
GUARANTEE
A Full Two-Year Warranty
(Limited Warranty for Commercial Use)
What Is Covered By This Express Warranty?
The Toro Company promises to repair any TORO Product
used for normal residential purposes* if defective in materials
or workmanship for a period of two years from the date of
purchase. The cost of parts and labor is included, but the
customer pays the transportation costs.
Transportation within a 15 mile radius of the servicing dealer
is covered under this warranty for two-stage snowthrowers,
walk behind debris equipment and all TORO Wheel Horse
riding products. Single stage snowthrowers, and other prod-
ucts not specifically covered, are excluded from the trans-
portation coverage provided by this warranty.
What Products Are Covered By This Warranty? |
This warranty applies to all gasoline powered consumer prod-
ucts except walk power mowers. ProLine riding products,
wide area walk behind mowers and 18” and 21” mowers are
covered by separate warranty statements.
How About Commercial Use?
TORO Consumer Products used for commercial, institutional
or rental use are covered by a limited warranty for the follow-
ing time periods from the date of purchase:
Products
e 300, 400 and 500 Series Lawn
and Garden Tractors
Chassis
Engine
Warranty Period
1 year limited warranty
2 year limited warranty
e 260 Series Lawn and Garden
Tractors, XL Lawn Tractors,
Rear Engine Riders, Straight
Shaft Trimmers, and Backpack
Blowers ................ .... 90 day limited warranty
45 day limited warranty
How Do You Get Warranty Service?
Should you feel your TORO Product contains a defect in ma-
terial or workmanship, contact the dealer who sold you the
product or any Authorized TORO Service Dealer or TORO
Master Service Dealer. The Yellow Pages of your telephone
directory is a good reference source. The dealer will either
arrange service at his/her dealership or recommend another
Authorized Service Dealer who may be more convenient. You
may need proof of purchase (copy of registration card, sales
receipt, etc.) for warranty validation.
If for any reason you are dissatisfied with the Service Dealer's
analysis of the defect in materials or workmanship or if you
need a referral to a TORO Service Dealer, please feel free to
contact us at the following address:
Toro Customer Service Department
8111 Lyndale Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55420-1196
612-888-8801
800-348-2424
What Must You Do To Keep The Warranty In Effect?
You must maintain your TORO Product by following the main-
tenance procedures described in the operator's manual.
Such routine maintenance, whether performed by a dealer or
by you, is at your expense.
What Does This Warranty Not Cover?
and
How Does Your State Law Relate To This Warranty?
There is no other express warranty except the TORO Starting
Guarantee on GTS Engines. This express warranty does not
cover;
e Cost of regular maintenance service or parts, such as fil-
ters, fuel, lubricants, tune-up parts, blade sharpening,
brake and clutch adjustments.
* Any product or part which has been altered or misused or
required replacement or repair due to normal wear, acci-
dents, or lack of proper maintenance.
¢ Repairs necessary due to improper fuel, contaminants in
the fuel system, or failure to properly prepare the fuel sys-
tem prior to any period of non-use over three months.
e Pickup and delivery charges for distances beyond a 15
mile radius from an Authorized TORO Service Dealer (cov-
ered products only).
AN repairs covered by this warranty must be performed by an
Authorized TORO Service Dealer using Toro approved re-
placement parts.
Repair by an Authorized TORO Service Dealer is your sole
- remedy under this warranty.
The Toro Company is not liable for indirect, incidental or
consequential damages in connection with the use of the
TORO Products covered by this warranty, including any
cost or expense of providing substitute equipment or
service during reasonable periods of malfunction or
non-use pending completion of repairs under this war-
ranty. Some states do not allow exclusions of incidental
or consequential damages, so the above exclusion may
not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you
may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
* Normal residential purposes means mowing the lawn on
the same lot as your home. Use at more than one location
is considered commercial use and the commercial use
warranty would apply.
edies fail, you may contact us at The Toro Company.
COUNTRIES OTHER THAN THE UNITED STATES OR CANADA
Customers who have purchased TORO Products exported from the United States or Canada should contact their TORO
Distributor (Dealer) to obtain guarantee policies for your country, province, or state. If for any reason you are dissatisfied
with your Distributor’s service or have difficulty obtaining guarantee information, contact the TORO importer. If all other rem-
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