Haul-Master 62837 Owner's manual

Haul-Master 62837 Owner's manual
Owner’s Manual & Safety Instructions
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REV 15g
ITEM 62837
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Diagrams within this manual may not be drawn proportionally. Due to continuing
improvements, actual product may differ slightly from the product described herein.
Tools required for assembly and service may not be included.
Read this material before using this product.
Failure to do so can result in serious injury.
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Table of Contents
Safety
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Assembly Instructions................................. 4
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Parts List and Diagram................................ 7
Warranty...................................................... 8
WARNING SYMBOLS AND DEFINITIONS
This is the safety alert symbol. It is used to alert you to potential
personal injury hazards. Obey all safety messages that
follow this symbol to avoid possible injury or death.
Assembly
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
will result in death or serious injury.
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
could result in death or serious injury.
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
could result in minor or moderate injury.
Addresses practices not related to personal injury.
Operation
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
WARNING Read all safety warnings and instructions. Failure to follow the warnings and instructions
may result in serious injury.
Save all warnings and instructions for future reference
General Safety Information
1. Work area safety
a. Keep work area clean and well lit.
Cluttered or dark areas invite accidents.
Maintenance
b. Keep children and bystanders away during
use. Distractions can cause you to lose control.
2. Personal safety
a. Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use
common sense during use. Do not use while
you are tired or under the influence of drugs,
alcohol or medication. A moment of inattention
during use may result in serious personal injury.
b. Use personal protective equipment. Always
wear eye protection. Safety equipment
such as dust mask, non-skid safety shoes,
or hearing protection used for appropriate
conditions will reduce personal injuries.
c. Do not overreach. Keep proper footing
and balance at all times. This enables better
control of the product in unexpected situations.
d. Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or
jewelry. Keep your hair, clothing and gloves
away from moving parts. Loose clothes, jewelry
or long hair can be caught in moving parts.
e. Only use safety equipment that has been
approved by an appropriate standards
agency. Unapproved safety equipment
may not provide adequate protection. Eye
protection must be ANSI-approved.
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3. Carrier use and care
a. Store the Carrier out of the reach of children
and do not allow persons unfamiliar with the it
or these instructions to operate. Equipment is
dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
4. Use the Carrier in accordance with these
instructions, taking into account the working
conditions and the work to be performed. Use of
this equipment for operations different from those
intended could result in a hazardous situation.
Safety
b. Maintain the Carrier. Check for misalignment
or binding parts, breakage of parts and
any other condition that may affect
operation. If damaged, have the product
repaired before use. Many accidents are
caused by poorly maintained products.
2. Push, do not drive, the motorcycle onto the Carrier.
3. Obey all DOT regulations pertaining to
mounting the Carrier onto a vehicle.
4. Only use this product with a vehicle that has
a 2” square receiver hitch, rated to at least
Class III, and can bear the additional weight
of both the Carrier and motorcycle.
5. Do not sit on motorcycle while loading,
unloading, or while supported on carrier.
6. Do not exceed maximum load for this product
(400 lb.). Loading a heavier object on this
product can result in dangerous conditions
to both the operator and the item loaded.
7. Maintain labels and nameplates on
the tool. These carry important safety
information. If unreadable or missing, contact
Harbor Freight Tools for a replacement.
8. Keep bystanders out of the area during
assembly, loading and unloading.
9. The warnings, precautions, and instructions
discussed in this instruction manual cannot
cover all possible conditions and situations
that may occur. It must be understood by the
operator that common sense and caution are
factors which cannot be built into this product,
but must be supplied by the operator.
Maintenance
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
Specifications
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Weight Capacity
400 lb
Motorcycle Platform Size
78-3/4" L x 8-5/8" W
Receiver Size
2″
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Operation
1. Secure motorcycle frame and wheels
securely using ratcheting tie downs
(not included) and included pins.
Assembly
Motorcycle Carrier Safety Information
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Assembly Instructions
Read the ENTIRE IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION section at the beginning of this
manual including all text under subheadings therein before set up or use of this product.
Safety
Note: For additional information regarding the parts listed in the
following pages, refer to Parts List and Diagram on page 7.
1. Attach the two Wheel Clamps (23) to the
Platform (1), using two Bolts (21) and Lock Nuts
(22) for each Clamp. Install Lock Pin (8) into
Platform. Secure with with R-pin (6). See Figure A.
6
4. Line up Bracket Bolts (21) with corresponding holes
in Tube (3). Secure with Nuts (22). See Figure C.
21
26
21
22
1
2
8
25
21
Assembly
23
25
6
2. Install Lock Pins (8) and Adjustment Pin (16) into
Platform. Secure with with R-pins (6). See Figure B.
6
26
7
18 19
3
Figure A
3
5
20
10
22
9
24
22
17
16
4 Figure C
21
5. Further secure Bracket to22
Tube with two
additional Bolts (26) and Nuts.
Operation
6. Attach Tie Down Brackets (4) to Tube with
Bolt (21) and Nut (22). See Figure D.
16
8
Figure B
3. Unscrew2Nuts (22) from underside of Bracket (25).
7
3
26
18 19
Maintenance
20
9
24
17
21
4
22
10
22
9
24
20
17
21
4
10
22
5
18 19
5
21
25
7
Figure D
7. Insert Tube into Class III (or better) 2" receiver of a
vehicle and lock in place with Hitch Pin (5). Insert
R-Pin (7) through hole in Hitch Pin to hold it in place.
8. Attach Stabilizers (17) to Tube using Bolt (20),
Washer (18), and Nut (19). Tighten Stabilizers
in place to reduce vibration of the Carrier.
9. Mount Ramp (2) to Tube with Press
Spring (24), Wingnut (10), and Press Plate (9).
Secure tightly before moving vehicle.
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Operation Instructions
Read the ENTIRE IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION section at the beginning of this
manual including all text under subheadings therein before set up or use of this product.
1. Remove LEFT Wheel Lock Pin (8),
Adjustment Pin (16), and their R-pins (6).
Insert RIGHT Wheel Lock Pin and secure
it in place, if it has been removed.
Safety
Loading
8. Put motorcycle in gear.
2. Move Adjustment Pin so motorcycle’s
weight will be centered on Platform.
c
a
b
d
Assembly
Note: Some larger wheels will require Adjustment
Pin to be left off entirely. If used, secure
Adjustment Pin in place with a R-pin.
3. Remove Wingnut (10), Press
Plate (9) and Ramp (2).
4. Hook Ramp (2) to lip on RIGHT side of platform.
The Ramp must be secured to Platform.
Figure F
9. Tie down motorcycle, as shown above
(view from outboard side):
a. Connect a ratcheting tie down from bracket on
end of Tube, over front frame of motorcycle
and to Platform on the inboard side.
c. Connect a third ratcheting tie down to Tie
Down Bracket (4). Stetch tie down over
front frame of motorcycle and connect
to Platform on the outboard side.
5. Put motorcycle in neutral and, with an
assistant, push it up Ramp. Stop when
front wheel reaches center of Platform
and have assistant support motorcycle.
6. Remove right Wheel Lock Pin, and its R-pin.
7. Push motorcycle completely onto carrier.
Install both Wheel Lock Pins through
motorcycle wheels and secure with R-pins.
Note: If a wheel cannot be secured with Wheel
Lock Pins, use properly-rated ratchet tie downs
to firmly secure it to its end of platform.
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d. Connect a fourth ratcheting tie down to Tie Down
Bracket (4). Stretch over rear frame of motorcycle
and connect to Platform on the outboard side.
10. Use ratcheting tie downs to compress
motorcycle’s suspension evenly until there is
no possibility of motorcycle coming loose.
11. Turn knob on each Wheel Clamp to
secure motorcycle’s front wheel.
12. Return Ramp to mounted position and
secure with Wingnut and Press Plate.
13. Attach any needed markers and/or lights to carrier
and motorcycle as required by vehicle codes.
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Maintenance
Figure E
Operation
b. Connect a second ratcheting tie down from
bracket on end of Tube, over rear frame of
motorcycle and to Platform on the inboard side.
Unloading
1. Remove Wingnut (10), Press
Plate (9) and Ramp (2).
Safety
2. Hook Ramp (2) to lip on LEFT side of platform.
The Ramp must be secured to Platform.
3. Release motorcycle’s front wheel
from Wheel Clamps (23).
CAUTION! TO PREVENT INJURY:
Keep away from motorcycle parts that may
suddenly move as tension is released.
4. Have an assistant support motorcycle while
carefully releasing tension on all tie downs.
5. Remove both Wheel Lock Pins (8)
and their R-pins (6).
Figure G
6. Set motorcycle into Neutral gear. With
assistance, push motorcycle off Ramp until
rear wheel is halfway across Platform (1).
Have assistant support motorcycle.
Assembly
7. Re-insert left Wheel Lock Pin (8) and its R-Pin (6)
into Platform under motorcycle center.
8. Push motorcycle down Ramp and off Carrier.
9. Replace all Pins to their positions for storage.
10. Return Ramp (2) to mounted position and
secure with Wingnut (10) and Press Plate (9).
Maintenance and Servicing
Procedures not specifically explained in this manual must
be performed only by a qualified technician.
Operation
TO PREVENT SERIOUS INJURY FROM PRODUCT FAILURE:
Do not use damaged equipment.
Cleaning, Maintenance, and Lubrication
1. BEFORE EACH USE, inspect the general
condition of the tool. Check for:
2. AFTER USE, wipe external surfaces
of the tool with clean cloth.
• loose hardware,
• misalignment or binding of moving parts,
• cracked or broken parts, and
Maintenance
• any other condition that may
affect its safe operation.
Record Product’s Serial Number Here:
Note: If product has no serial number, record month and year of purchase instead.
Note: Some parts are listed and shown for illustration purposes only,
and are not available individually as replacement parts.
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Parts List and Diagram
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY
Safety
THE MANUFACTURER AND/OR DISTRIBUTOR HAS PROVIDED THE PARTS LIST AND ASSEMBLY DIAGRAM
IN THIS MANUAL AS A REFERENCE TOOL ONLY. NEITHER THE MANUFACTURER OR DISTRIBUTOR
MAKES ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND TO THE BUYER THAT HE OR SHE IS
QUALIFIED TO MAKE ANY REPAIRS TO THE PRODUCT, OR THAT HE OR SHE IS QUALIFIED TO REPLACE
ANY PARTS OF THE PRODUCT. IN FACT, THE MANUFACTURER AND/OR DISTRIBUTOR EXPRESSLY
STATES THAT ALL REPAIRS AND PARTS REPLACEMENTS SHOULD BE UNDERTAKEN BY CERTIFIED AND
LICENSED TECHNICIANS, AND NOT BY THE BUYER. THE BUYER ASSUMES ALL RISK AND LIABILITY
ARISING OUT OF HIS OR HER REPAIRS TO THE ORIGINAL PRODUCT OR REPLACEMENT PARTS
THERETO, OR ARISING OUT OF HIS OR HER INSTALLATION OF REPLACEMENT PARTS THERETO.
Parts List
Description
Qty
Platform
Ramp
2" Tube w/ Bracket
Tie Down Bracket
Hitch Pin 5/8"
R-Pin 3
R-Pin 4
Wheel Lock Pin
Press Plate
Wing Nut
Adjustment Pin
Part
1
1
1
2
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
Description
Qty
Stabilizer
Spring Washer 12
Nut M12
Bolt M12*110
Bolt M6*70
Lock Nut M6
Wheel Clamp
Press Spring
U-Style Bracket
Bolt M8*20
2
1
1
1
13
15
3
1
1
2
Assembly
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
16
6
21
1
2
8
16
8
21
23
25
6
7
3
26
18 19
10
22
5
Maintenance
22
9
24
20
17
21
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Operation
Part
4
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Limited 90 Day Warranty
Harbor Freight Tools Co. makes every effort to assure that its products meet high quality and durability standards,
and warrants to the original purchaser that this product is free from defects in materials and workmanship for the
period of 90 days from the date of purchase. This warranty does not apply to damage due directly or indirectly,
to misuse, abuse, negligence or accidents, repairs or alterations outside our facilities, criminal activity, improper
installation, normal wear and tear, or to lack of maintenance. We shall in no event be liable for death, injuries
to persons or property, or for incidental, contingent, special or consequential damages arising from the use of
our product. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the
above limitation of exclusion may not apply to you. THIS WARRANTY IS EXPRESSLY IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER
WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS.
To take advantage of this warranty, the product or part must be returned to us with transportation charges
prepaid. Proof of purchase date and an explanation of the complaint must accompany the merchandise.
If our inspection verifies the defect, we will either repair or replace the product at our election or we may
elect to refund the purchase price if we cannot readily and quickly provide you with a replacement. We will
return repaired products at our expense, but if we determine there is no defect, or that the defect resulted
from causes not within the scope of our warranty, then you must bear the cost of returning the product.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
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