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OPERATOR’S MANUAL
MODELS
615
E645E
E665E
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. 770-0830A
SECTION 1: 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 SYMBOLHEED 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
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
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• Never operate the machine at high transport
speeds on slippery surfaces. Look behind and use
care when backing.
• 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 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.).
• 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.
• Take all possible precautions when leaving the unit
unattended. Disengage the collector/impeller, shift
into neutral, stop the engine, and remove the key.
• 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
• Do not run engine indoors, except when starting
engine and transporting snow thrower in or out of
building. Open doors. Exhaust fumes are
dangerous.
• Check shear bolts, engine mounting bolts, etc., at
frequent intervals for proper tightness to be sure
equipment is in safe working condition.
• 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.
• Do not overload machine capacity by attempting to
clear snow at too fast a rate.
• Check clutch controls periodically to verify they
engage and disengage properly and readjust if
necessary. Refer to operator's manual for
adjustment instructions.
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.
DANGER
WARNING
1. STOP ENGINE BEFORE REMOVING
DEBRIS AND SERVICING UNIT
2. KEEP CLEAR OF IMPELLER WHILE
ENGINE IS RUNNING
3. NEVER DIRECT DISCHARGE AT
BYSTANDERS OR WINDOWS OR
ALLOW ANYONE IN FRONT OF
UNIT
AVOID INJURY FROM
ROTATING AUGER KEEP HANDS, FEET
AND CLOTHING AWAY.
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
3396MW
Safety Labels Found on Snow Thrower
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SECTION 2: FINDING YOUR MODEL NUMBER
This Operators 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 Operators 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 dash panel.
• The model plate will look like this.
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:
SECTION 3: CALLING CUSTOMER SUPPORT
If you are having difficulty assembling this product or if you have any question regarding the controls,
operation or maintenance of this snow thrower, please call the Customer Support Department. You can
reach them by calling:
1-800-800-7310
Before you call, make sure that you have both your model and serial number ready. By having the model and
serial number ready, you help the Customer Support Representative give you faster service. To find your
units model and serial number, see SECTION 2: FINDING YOUR MODEL NUMBER.
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SECTION 4: CONTENTS OF HARDWARE PACK
Lay out the hardware according to the illustration for identification purposes. Part numbers are shown in parentheses.
(Hardware pack may contain extra items which are not used on your unit.)
A
ATTACHING THE HANDLES
(2)Hex Bolts (A)
(710-3180)
(2) Hex Bolts (B)
710-3008
(4)Lock Washers (C)
(736-0119)
B
(2) Saddle (I)
(784-5599)
ATTACHING THE HANDLE PANEL
(4) Carriage Bolts (E)
(710-0262)
(4) Lock
Washers (C)
(736-0119)
(4) Hex Nuts (D)
(712-3010)
C
ATTACHING THE SPEED SELECTOR PLATE
AND SHIFT LEVER
D
(4) Self-Tapping
Screws (F)
(710-0599)
(2) Hex
Bolts (G)
(712-3015)
F
ATTACHING THE CLUTCH CABLES
(2) “Z” Fitting (R)
(746-0778)
(2) Hex Nuts (J)
(712-0121)
E
ATTACHING THE CHUTE ASSEMBLY
(2) Hex Lock Nuts (H)
(712-3027)
ATTACHING THE CHUTE CRANK ASSEMBLY
(2) Hex Nuts (D)
(712-3010)
(6) Hex Lock Nuts (M)
(712-3027)
(6) Hex Bolts (K)
(710-3015)
Cupped Washer (N)
(736-0242)
G
(2) Flat Washers
(736-0185)
Hair Pin Clip
(714-0104)
Hex lock nuts cannot be threaded onto a bolt by hand. A wrench
is required for assembly. This type of nut is used where vibration
occurs.
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(3) Chute Flange Keepers
(Not Shown) (731-0851)
AUGER SHEAR BOLTS (SPARES)
(2) Shear Bolts
(710-0890A)
(2) Hex Lock Nuts
(712-0429)
SECTION 5: ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS
IMPORTANT: After assembly, service engine
TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY
with gasoline, and check oil level as instructed in
the separate engine manual packed with your unit.
• (1) 3/8" or adjustable wrench
NOTE: References to right or left side of the snow
• (2) 1/2" or adjustable wrench
• (2) 7/16" or adjustable wrench
thrower are determined from behind the unit in the
operating position.
LOOSE PARTS IN CARTON (See Figure 1)
A
B
C
D
E
F
UNPACKING
• Remove staples or break glue on the top
flaps of the carton. Remove any loose parts
included with unit (i.e., operator’s manual,
etc.).
• Cut along dotted lines and lay end of carton
down flat. Remove packing material.
(2)
(1)
(1)
(1)
(1)
(1)
(1)
Handles (Right and Left)
Handle Panel Assembly
Speed Selector Plate
Shift Lever
Chute Crank Assembly
Chute Assembly
Hardware Pack
• Roll unit out of carton. Check carton
thoroughly for loose parts before discarding.
A
B
D
E
C
F
Figure 1
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ASSEMBLING THE HANDLES AND
HANDLE PANEL (Hardware B)
Lock Washer (C)
1. Raise both clutch grips.
2. Lower left and right handles down through
handle panel between the pivot rod and the
clutch grips and attach using hardware B. See
Figure 2.
Saddle (I)
Hex Bolt (B)
Hex Bolt (A)
Clutch Grip
Left Handle
Lock Washer (C)
Figure 4
ATTACHING SPEED SELECTOR PLATE
AND SHIFT LEVER (Hardware C)
Pivot Rod
Hex
Nuts(D)
1. Assemble the speed selector plate to the outside
of the handles as shown in Figure 5. The speed
selector plate should not be assembled between
the handles and the engine. Secure using four
self-tapping screws (F).
2. Insert the shift lever through slot in the speed
selector plate.
Carriage
Bolts (E)
Lock Washers (C)
NOTE: The bend in the lever should be towards
Figure 2
3. Do not tighten at this time.
4. Lay handle panel assembly
thrower. See Figure 3.
behind
the operator. Secure shift lever to the shift lever
spring using two hex bolts (G) and hex lock nuts (H).
Tighten both bolts finger tight. At this point the shift
lever and shift lever spring are not against each
other. As you tighten the bolts and nuts with two 7/
16" wrenches they will pull together. See Figure 5.
snow
Speed
Selector
Plate
Shift Lever
Self-Tapping
Screw (F)
Hex
Bolts (G)
Shift Lever
Spring
Hex Lock
Nuts (H)
Figure 3
5. Insert hex bolts and lock washers through
bottom holes in handles and bottom holes in
snow thrower. Do not tighten.
6. Raise handles up until upper holes in handles
and upper holes in snow thrower frame line up.
7. Attach with hex bolts lock washers and saddles.
See Figure 4.
Figure 5
3. Tighten all hardware assembled to this point.
CLUTCH GRIPS MUST MOVE FREELY.
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ATTACHING THE CLUTCH CABLES
(Hardware D)
Note: Lock nuts cannot be threaded onto a bolt by
hand. Tighten with 2 7/16” wrenches. This type of
nut is used where vibration occurs.
1. Thread hex nuts (J) onto the “Z” fittings (R) (see
inset,). Insert “Z” fitting into hole in clutch grips.
See Figure 6.
Chute
Assembly
Hex Bolt
“Z” Fitting
(R)
Hex Lock Nut
Hex
Nut
(J)
Chute Flange
Keeper
Figure 7
ATTACHING THE CHUTE CRANK
(Hardware F)
Figure 6
2. Route the left cable between engine and speed
selector plate and then between handle panel
and clutch lever pivot rod before threading onto
the left “Z” fitting. Assemble the right cable
using the same route.
3. Correct adjustment on cables is minimal slack
but not tight. Tighten hex nuts when adjustment
is correct.
1. Loosen the two hex nuts which secure the
chute crank support bracket (see Figure 8) to
the snow thrower housing.
Carriage Bolts
Hex Lock Nuts
NOTE: If the right hand lockout cable is not
adjusted correctly, the wheels will tend to turn. If the
left hand lockout cable is not adjusted correctly, the
augers will not stop rotating.
Lower
Chute
Crank
Bracket
WARNING: There must not be any
tension on either clutch cable with the
drive or auger clutch grip in the
disengaged
(up)
position.
These
clutches are a safety feature, and their
function can be overridden if there is
tension on either cable with the
clutches disengaged.
Figure 8
2. Place one flat washer over the end of the chute
crank, then insert the end of the crank into the
hole in the plastic bushing in the chute bracket.
See Figure 9. Place second flat washer on
chute crank, and secure with hairpin clip.
Flat
Washer
ATTACHING THE CHUTE ASSEMBLY
(Hardware E)
1. Place chute assembly over chute opening, with
the opening in the chute assembly facing the
front of the unit. Place chute flange keepers
beneath lip of chute assembly, with the flat side
of chute flange keeper facing downward.
2. Insert hex bolt (K) up through chute flange
keeper and chute assembly as shown in Figure
7. Secure with hex lock nut (M). After
assembling all three chute flange keepers,
tighten all nuts and bolts securely. Do not
overtighten.
Hairpin Clip
Chute Crank
Bracket
Figure 9
8
Chute
Crank
Release the clutch grip. The cable should be straight.
Make certain you can depress the auger drive clutch
grip against the left handle completely.
If necessary, loosen the hex lock 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 lock nut against the cable when correct
adjustment is reached.
3. Thread one hex nut (D) onto the eyebolt on the
chute crank assembly until there is at least two
inches of threads showing between the nut and
the head of the eyebolt. See Figure 10.
Cup
Side
Left
Handle
Crown
Side
Cupped
Washer (N)
Hex Nut
(D)
“Z” Fitting
Eyebolt
Hex Nut
(D)
2” of
Threads
Figure 10
4. Place the eyebolt into the hole located half way
up the left handle. Secure with cupped washer
(N) (cupped side against the handle, see inset,
Figure 10) and hex nut (D).
5. Adjust the chute crank support bracket (see
Figure 9) so that the spiral on the chute crank
fully engages the teeth on the chute assembly.
Tighten the nuts on the chute crank bracket
securely. Tighten the hex nuts on the eyebolt.
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.
Cable
Hex Bolt
Figure 12
Traction Drive Clutch and Shift Lever
Adjustment
FINAL ASSEMBLY AND ADJUSTMENTS
To check the adjustment of the traction drive clutch
and shift lever, move the shift lever all the way over
to fifth (5) position. With the traction drive lever
released, push the snow thrower forward. The unit
should move forward freely. Then engage the traction
drive clutch grip. The wheels should stop turning.
Now release the traction drive clutch grip, and push
the unit again. Move the shift lever back to the fast
reverse position, then all the way over again. There
should be no resistance in the shift lever, and the and
the wheels should keep turning
If you have resistance when moving the shift lever or
the wheels stop when they should not, loosen the
jam nut on the traction drive cable and unthread the
cable one turn. If the wheels do not stop when you
engage the traction drive clutch grip, loosen the jam
nut on the traction drive cable and thread the cable in
one turn. Recheck the adjustment and repeat as
necessary. Tighten the jam nut to secure the cable
when correct adjustment is reached.
Auger Drive Clutch
NOTE: If you are uncertain that you have reached
To check the adjustment of the auger drive clutch,
push forward on the left hand clutch grip (depress the
rubber bumper). There should be slack in the cable.
the correct adjustment, refer to the Adjustment
section.
LAMP WIRING (Models E645 and E665 only)
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. Be sure the lamp wire does
not interfere with the movement of any controls or
cables.
Lamp Wire
Alternator
Lead
Right Handle
Figure 11
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ADJUSTING THE SKID SHOES
SECTION 6: CONTROLS
The space between the shave plate and the ground
can be adjusted.
For close snow removal on a smooth surface, raise
the skid shoes into a high position on the auger
housing.
Use a middle or lower position when the area to be
cleared is uneven. See Figure 13.
Auger Drive Clutch
Chute Crank
Traction Drive Clutch
Shift Lever
Figure 14
Skid
Shoe
Hex Nuts
Carriage Bolts
SHIFT LEVER
Low Position
High Position
(See Figure 14)
The shift lever is located below the handle panel.
The shift lever may be moved into one of seven
positions. Run engine with throttle in the fast
position. Use the shift lever to determine ground
speed.
Forward—one of five speeds. Position number one
(1) is the slowest. Position number five (5) is the
fastest.
Reverse—two reverse speeds; R1 and R2. R2 is
the faster reverse speed.
Figure 13
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.
TIRE PRESSURE
AUGER DRIVE CLUTCH
The tires are over inflated for shipping purposes.
Check tire pressure and reduce to 15 to 20 psi.
Refer to tire sidewalls for recommended tire
pressure.
(See Figure 14)
The auger drive clutch is located on the left handle.
Squeeze the clutch grip to engage the augers.
Release to stop the snow throwing action.
NOTE: If the tire pressure is not equal in both
TRACTION DRIVE CLUTCH
tires, the unit may pull to one side or the other.
(See Figure 14)
The traction drive clutch is located on the right
handle. Squeeze the traction drive clutch to engage
the wheel drive. Release to stop.
CHUTE CRANK
(See Figure 14)
The chute crank is located on left hand side of the
snow thrower.
To change the direction in which snow is thrown,
turn chute crank as follows:
• Crank clockwise to discharge to the left.
• Crank counterclockwise to discharge to the
right.
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THROTTLE CONTROL
(See Figure 15)
The throttle control is located on the engine. It
regulates the speed of the engine.
Primer
Choke
SAFETY IGNITION KEY
(See Figure 15)
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 CUTOFF VALVE
The fuel cutoff valve, located under the fuel tank,
controls fuel flow from tank.
Closed
Ignition
Key
Open
Rope
Start
Handle
Throttle
Control
Figure 15
SECTION 7: OPERATION
BEFORE STARTING
WARNING: Observe
all
Warning
Labels on the snow thrower prior to
use.
Metal Loop
on Spark
Plug Wire
Rubber Boot
Your snow thrower is shipped with oil; however, you
must check the oil level before operating. Be careful
not to overfill.
The spark plug wire was disconnected for safety.
Attach spark plug wire to spark plug before starting.
Figure 16
7. Make certain the fuel cutoff valve is in the
OPEN (vertical) position.
8. Make certain the auger and drive clutch levers
are in the disengaged (released) position.
9. Move throttle control up to FAST position. Insert
ignition key into slot. See Figure 17. Be certain
it snaps into place. Do not turn key.
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. Never fill fuel tank with engine
running or while engine is hot. Do not
smoke when filling fuel tank.
ENGINE WILL NOT START
UNLESS IGNITION KEY IS INSERTED INTO IGNITION
SLOT
IN
CARBURETOR
COVER. DO NOT TURN IGNITION KEY.
TO START ENGINE
Attach spark plug wire to spark plug. Make certain
the metal loop on the end of the spark plug wire
(inside the boot) is fastened securely over the metal
tip on the spark plug. See Figure 16.
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Electric Starter
Recoil Starter:
1. Rotate choke knob to FULL choke position (cold
engine start).
2. If engine is warm, place choke in OFF position
instead of FULL.
3. Push primer button two or three times for cold
engine start. See Figure 17.
4. If engine is warm, push primer button once only.
WARNING: The
optional
electric
starter is 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. 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 three-hole receptacle is not
available at the point your starter will
normally be used, one should be
installed by a licensed electrician.
NOTE: Always cover vent hole in primer button
when pushing. Additional priming may be necessary
for first start if temperature is below 15 degrees
Fahrenheit.
5. Grasp starter handle (see Figure 17) and pull
rope out slowly, until it pulls slightly harder. Let
rope rewind slowly.
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.
7. Repeat step 6 until engine starts.
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.
When connecting the power cord, always connect
cord to starter on engine first, then plug the other
end into a three-hole grounded receptacle.
When disconnecting the power cord, always unplug
the end from the three-hole grounded receptacle first.
Spark
Plug
Switch
Box
Choke
Ignition
Key
TO STOP ENGINE
1. Run engine for a few minutes before stopping to
help dry off any moisture on the engine.
2. To help prevent possible freeze up of starter,
proceed as follows.
Starter Button
(Optional)
• Optional Electric Starter: 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.
Primer
Rope Starter
Handle
• Recoil Starter: 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.
3. To stop engine, move throttle control to “stop” or
“off” position.
4. 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.
Throttle
Control
Figure 17
1.
Rotate choke knob to OFF position.
2. Connect power cord to switch box on engine.
Plug the other end of power cord into a threehole, grounded 12-volt AC receptacle.
3. Push starter button to crank engine. See Figure
17. As you crank the engine, move choke knob
to FULL choke position.
4. 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.
NOTE: Do not lose ignition key. Keep it in a safe
place. Engine will not start without the ignition key.
5. 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.
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TO ENGAGE DRIVE
OPERATING TIPS
1. With the engine running near top speed, move
shift lever into one of the five FORWARD
positions or two 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.
2. Squeeze the auger clutch grip and the augers
will turn. Release it and the augers will stop.
3. Squeeze the drive clutch grip and the snow
thrower will move. Release it and drive motion
will stop.
4. NEVER move shift lever without releasing drive
clutch.
NOTE: Allow the engine to warm up for a few
minutes as the engine will not develop full power
until it reaches operating temperature.
WARNING: Temperature of muffler
and surrounding areas may exceed 150
degrees Fahrenheit. Avoid these areas.
1. For most efficient snow removal, remove snow
immediately after it falls.
2. Discharge snow downwind whenever possible.
Slightly overlap each previous swath.
3. 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.
4. Be certain to follow the precautions listed under
‘‘To Stop Engine’’ to prevent possible freeze-up.
5. Clean the snow thrower thoroughly after each
use.
TO ENGAGE AUGERS
To engage the augers and start the snow throwing
action, squeeze the auger clutch grip against the left
handle. Release to stop the augers.
TIRE CHAINS (Optional Equipment)
Tire chains should be used whenever extra traction
is needed.
SECTION 8: ADJUSTMENTS
WARNING: NEVER attempt to clean
2. With the traction drive clutch released, there
must be clearance between the friction wheel
and the drive plate in all positions of the shift
lever. With the traction drive clutched engaged,
the friction wheel must contact the drive plate.
See Figure 18.
chute or make any adjustments while
engine is running.
CHUTE ASSEMBLY ADJUSTMENT
The distance snow is thrown can be controlled by
adjusting the angle of the top section of the chute
assembly.
Friction
Wheel
SKID SHOE ADJUSTMENT
The space between the shave plate and the ground
can be adjusted. Refer to the Final Assembly and
Adjustments section.
Gear Shaft
TRACTION DRIVE CLUTCH
ADJUSTMENT
Drive
Plate
Refer to the Final Assembly and Adjustments
section to adjust the traction drive clutch. If you are
uncertain that you have reached the correct
adjustment, the adjustment can be physically
checked as follows.
1. With the snow thrower tipped forward (be
certain to drain the oil and gasoline or drain the
oil and place plastic film under the gas cap if the
snow thrower has already been operated),
remove the frame cover underneath the snow
thrower by removing six self-tapping screws.
Figure 18
3. If adjustment is necessary, loosen the lock nut
on the traction drive cable and thread the cable
in or out as necessary. Tighten the lock nut to
secure the cable when correct adjustment is
reached. Reassemble the frame cover.
13
NOTE: If you placed plastic under the gas cap, be
ENGINE
certain to remove it.
Refer to engine manual for engine lubrication
instructions.
AUGER CLUTCH ADJUSTMENT
WARNING: When following instruct-
To adjust the auger clutch, refer to Final Assembly
and Adjustments section on page 9.
ions in separate engine manual for
draining oil, be sure to protect frame to
avoid oil dripping onto transmission
parts.
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.
WHEELS
Oil or spray lubricant into bearings at wheels at
least once a season. Pull klick pin, remove wheels,
clean and coat axles with a multipurpose
automotive grease. See Figure 20.
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.
Oil Bearings
or Spray Lubricant
Klick
Pin
DRIVE WHEELS
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 19.
1. One Wheel Driving—On the right side of the
unit, place klick pin in the outside axle hole only.
Do not place pin through wheel hub. This
position gives power drive to the left wheel only,
making the unit easier to maneuver.
2. Both Wheels Driving—Rotate wheel assembly
to align hole in hub with inner hole on axle
shaft. Insert klick pin in hole. Outer axle shaft
hole should be visible. See Figure 19.
Axle
Figure 20
CHUTE CRANK
The worm gear on the chute direction crank should
be greased with multipurpose automotive grease.
AUGER SHAFT
Remove shear bolts on auger shaft. Oil or spray
lubricant inside shaft. See Figure 21.
Klick Pin in Hub
Hole and Inner Axle Hole
Shear Bolts
Outside
Hole in Axle
Bearings
Figure 21
Figure 19
GEAR SHAFT
SECTION 9: LUBRICATION
Lubricate the gear shaft with a good all-weather
multi-purpose light grease at least once a season or
after every 25 hours of operation.
IMPORTANT: Keep all grease and oil off of the
friction wheel and drive plate.
WARNING: Disconnect
the
spark
plug wire and ground against the
engine before performing any repairs
or maintenance.
14
DRIVE AND SHIFTING MECHANISM
• To remove shave plate, remove the carriage
bolts, cupped 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.
Remove rear cover. Oil 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.
BELT REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT
GEAR CASE
WARNING: Remove the spark plug
The worm gear case has been filled with grease at
the factory. If disassembled for any reason,
lubricate with 2 ounces of Shell Alvania grease
EPR00,
part
number
737-0168.
Before
reassembling, remove old sealant and apply “Loctite
5699” or equivalent.
wire from the spark plug and ground.
Drain gasoline from the fuel tank, or
place a piece of plastic film underneath
the gas cap to prevent gasoline from
leaking.
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.
AUGER BELTS
SECTION 10: MAINTENANCE
1. Remove the plastic belt cover on the front of the
engine by removing the two self-tapping
screws. See Figure 22.
WARNING: Disconnect
the
spark
plug wire and ground against the
engine before performing any repairs
or maintenance.
ENGINE
Belt
Cover
Refer to separate engine manual for all engine
maintenance procedures.
Self-Tapping
Screws
AUGERS
The augers are secured to the spiral shaft with two
shear bolts and hex lock nuts. See Figure 21. If you
hit a foreign object or ice jam, the snow thrower is
designed so that the bolts will shear.
If the augers will not turn, check to see if the bolts
have sheared. A replacement shear bolt (P) and
hex lock nut (Q) have been provided with the snow
thrower. When replacing bolts, spray an oil lubricant
into shaft before inserting new bolts.
2.
3.
4.
SHAVE PLATE AND SKID SHOES
5.
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.
Figure 22
Drain the gasoline from the snow thrower, or
place a piece of plastic under the gas cap.
Tip the snow thrower up and forward so that it
rests on the housing.
Remove six self-tapping screws from the frame
cover underneath the snow thrower.
Roll the front and rear auger belts off the engine
pulley. See Figure 23.
NOTE: 5.0 HP model has only one auger belt.
6. Unhook the idler spring from the hex bolt on the
auger housing. See Figure 24.
• To remove skid shoes, remove the four
carriage bolts, cupped washers and hex nuts
which attach them to the snow thrower.
Reassemble new skid shoes with the four
carriage bolts, cupped washers (cupped side
goes against skid shoes) and hex nuts.
15
DRIVE BELT
1. Follow steps 1 through 4 of previous
instructions.
2. Pull idler pulley up, and lift belt off engine pulley
and friction wheel disc. See Figure 23.
3. Using a 7/16" wrench, loosen the nut on the
stop bolt until the support bracket rests on the
auger pulley. See Figure 25.
4. Slip belt between friction wheel and friction
wheel disc. See Figure 25. Remove and replace
belt. Reassemble following the instructions in
reverse order.
Drive
Belt
Rear Auger
Belt
Engine
Pulley
Front
Auger
Belt
Idler
Pulley
NOTE: The support bracket must rest on the stop
Engine
Pulley
Idler
Pulley
bolt after the new belt has been assembled. See
Figure 25.
Friction
Wheel
Disc
Figure 23
7. Unhook the support bracket spring from the
frame.
Drive Belt
NOTE: It may be necessary to loosen the six nuts
that connect the frame to the auger housing to aid in
belt removal.
8. Lift the rear auger belt from the auger pulley,
and slip belt between the support bracket and
the auger pulley. See Figure 23. Repeat this
step for the front auger belt.
9. Replace both auger drive belts by following
instructions in reverse order.
Pin
Friction Wheel
Support Bracket
Stop
Bolt
Friction Wheel
Assembly
Figure 25
CHANGING THE FRICTION WHEEL
RUBBER
Support
Bracket
Frame
Gear
Shaft
Auger
Belt
Auger
Pulley
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.
1. Drain the gasoline from the snow thrower, or
place a piece of plastic under the gas cap.
2. Tip the snow thrower up and forward, so that it
rests on the housing.
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.
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 26.
6. Lightly tap the hex nut to dislodge the ball
bearing from the right side of the frame.
Remove the hex nut and bell washer from the
left end of shaft.
Idler
Spring
Auger
Housing
Figure 24
Support
Bracket
Spring
16
7. Slide the gear shaft to the right, then 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 plate.
9. Reassemble new friction wheel rubber to the
friction wheel assembly, tightening the six
screws in rotation and with equal force.
10. Slide friction wheel assembly back onto the gear
shaft. Be sure to align the pin on the shift rod
with the hole in the friction wheel assembly. See
Figure 24. Reassemble in reverse order.
SECTION 11: OFF-SEASON STORAGE
WARNING: Never store engine with
1.
2.
3.
4.
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.
If unit is to be stored over 30 days, prepare
engine for storage as instructed in the separate
engine manual included with your unit.
Remove all dirt from exterior of engine and
equipment.
Follow lubrication recommendations on pages
14 and 15.
Store in a clean, dry area.
NOTE: When storing any type of power equipment
in an unventilated 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.
Hex Nut
Bell Washer
Figure 26
17
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.
Clean fuel line.
Blocked fuel line.
Move switch to ON position
Choke not in ON position
Clean, adjust gap or replace.
Faulty spark plug.
Key not in switch on engine. Insert key.
Connect spark plug wire.
Spark plug wire
disconnected.
Primer button not depressed. Refer to the engine manual packed with your unit.
Open fuel shut-off valve.
Fuel shut-off valve closed
(if so equipped).
Refer to the engine manual packed with your unit.
Improper gasoline and oil
mixture.
Move choke lever to OFF position.
Engine runs
Unit running on CHOKE.
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
Stop engine immediately and disconnect spark plug wire.
Foreign object lodged in
Remove object from auger.
auger.
Incorrect adjustment of drive Adjust drive cable. Refer to Adjustment section of this manual.
Replace drive belt. Refer to Belt Replacement in Maintenance
cable.
Drive belt loose or damaged. section of this manual.
Note: For repairs beyond the minor adjustments above, contact your local authorized service dealer.
18
SECTION 13: ILLUSTRATED PARTS
GEAR ASSEMBLY
Ref.
No.
1
2
3
4
Part No.
618-0123
618-0124
710-0642
711-1020
711-0908
5 714-0161
6 715-0143
7 717-0526
8 717-0528
9 718-0186
10 721-0325
Description
Housing—L.H.
Housing—R.H.
Screw
Spiral Axle 22"
Spiral Axle 24"
Key
Pin-Spiral
Shaft-Worm
Gear-Worm
Collar-Thrust
Plug
Ref.
No.
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
Part No.
721-0327
721-0328
736-0351
736-0369
736-0445
737-0168
741-0376
748-0108
618-0152
618-0120
Description
Seal-Oil
Locktite 5699
Washer-Flat
Washer-Flat
Washer-Flat
Grease
Bearing-Flange
Bearing-Flange
Ass’y. Complete 22"
Ass’y. Complete 24"
HANDLE ASSEMBLY
57
20
HANDLE ASSEMBLY
Ref.
No. Part No.
1 784-5717
784-5718
2 710-0788
3 705-5233
4 705-5234
5 746-0897
6 746-0898
7 731-1500
8 747-0984
9 746-0778
10 712-0287
11 710-0851
12 732-0733
13 735-0199A
15 847-0904
18 710-0262
19 710-3008
20 710-3180
23 712-0324
25 712-0267
27 712-0429
28 710-0599
29 736-0199
30 736-0242
31 712-0121
32 750-1032
Description
Control Panel Ass’y (615)
Control Panel Ass’y (E645, E665)
Hex Bolt 1/4-20 x 1.00
Clutch Lever LH
Clutch Lever RH
Auger Clutch Cable
Drive Clutch Cable
Pivot Rod Cover Tube
Clutch Lever Pivot Rod
“Z” Fitting
Hex Nut 1/4-20
Hex Scr. 1/4-20 x .75
Shift Lever Spring
Rubber Bumper
Shift Handle (w/grip)
Carriage Bolt 5/16-18 x 1.50
Hex Bolt 5/16-18 x .75
Hex Bolt 5/16-18 x 1.75
Hex Ins. L-Nut 1/4-20
Hex Cent. L-Nut 5/16-18
Hex Ins. L-Nut 5/16-18
Hex Wash Hd B-Tapp Scr. 1/4-20 x .50
L-Wash 5/16 ID
Bell. Washer .345 ID x .88 OD x .06
Hex Nut 10-24
Spacer
† Models E645 and E665 Only
21
Ref.
No.
33
34
35
36
37
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
Part No.
784-5599
720-0274
749-0910A
749-0911A
705-5265
705-5231
747-0697
710-0451
705-5204A
712-0158
714-0104
715-0138
720-0201A
726-0102
735-0234
736-0140
736-0159
784-5647
741-0475
710-0779A
710-0896
725-1300
712-0415
731-1317
629-0058
Description
Handle Tab
Grip
Handle RH Black
Handle LH Black
Speed Selector Plate (1 Rev)
Speed Selector Plate (2 Rev)
Eyebolt Chute Crank
Carriage Bolt 5/16-18 x .75
Chute Crank Ass’y
Hex Center L-Nut 5/16-18
Int. Cotter Pin 5/16 Dia.
Roll Pin .125 Dia. x .62
Knob-Chute Crank
Cap Speed Nut 3/8
Grommet
Flat Washer .385 ID x .62 OD
Flat Washer .344 ID x .875 OD
Chute Crank Bracket
Plastic Bushing .380 ID
Truss Machine Tapp Scr. †
Scr:AB:1/4-14:.625: Hxindwsh †
Headlight 18 Watts †
Hex Nut .250 †
Headlight Bezel #8 †
Harness (Round Light) †
BLOWER HOUSING
22
Ref.
No.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
13
16
18
20
21
23
Part No.
784-5618
05931
618-0152
618-0120
684-0052
684-0039A
Description
Housing, Bearing
Housing, Bearing
Gear Assembly (22")
Gear Assembly (24")
22" Housing Assembly
24" Housing Assembly
684-0065
605-5252
605-5188
605-5253
605-5189
705-5226
710-0167
710-0604
710-0167
710-0451
710-0890A
712-0116
712-0429
712-0267
712-3027
Impeller Assembly
Spiral, 22" R.H.
Spiral, 24" R.H.
Spiral, 22" L.H.
Spiral, 24" L.H.
Reinforcement, Chute
Bolt, Carriage
Screw, Hex
Screw, Carriage
Screw, Carriage
Bolt, Shear
Hex Lock Nut
Nut, Hex Lock
Nut, Hex
Nut, Lock, Hex, Flanged
Ref.
No.
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
23
Part No.
715-0114
731-1379
732-0611
736-0119
736-0167
736-0188
736-0242
738-0281
741-0245
741-0309
741-0475
741-0493A
756-0178
784-5580
784-5576
784-5581A
684-0064
784-5647
736-0169
712-0798
Description
Spring Pin
Adapter, Chute
Spring
Lock Washer
Washer, Flat
Washer, Flat, .76 I.D. x 1.49 O.D.
x .06
Washer, Bell
Screw, Shoulder
Bearing, Flange
Bearing, Ball
Bushing, Plastic
Bushing, Flange
Idler, Flat
Shoe, Slide
22" Shave Plate
24" Shave Plate
Arm, Auger Idler
Bracket, Chute Crank
Lock Washer
Hex Nut
FRAME ASSEMBLY
24
FRAME ASSEMBLY
Ref.
No.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
9
10
11
13
14
15
16
17
19
20
21
22
23
24
Part No.
618-0063
656-0012A
684-0013
684-0021
684-0030
684-0042A
710-0654A
710-0599
710-0896
710-0788
712-0711
714-0126
714-0143
714-0474
715-0249
717-1445
717-1444
732-0264
736-0105
736-0160
736-0188
Ref.
Description
No.
Bearing Ass’y.
25
Ass’y., Friction Wheel Disc
30
Rod Shift, Wheel Drive
31
Brkt. Ass’y. Friction Wheel
31
Frame Ass’y., 600 S/T
32
Wheel Friction
33
Hex Self-Tap Screw
34
Scr., Hex Wash. Hd., TT1/4-20 x .5" 35
Hex Self-Tap Scr.
36
Screw, Hex
37
Nut, Hex
38
Key
39
Pin, Klick
40
Pin, Cotter
41
Pin, Roll
42
Gear
43
Shaft, Hex
44
Extension Spring
45
Washer, Bell
46
Flat Washer
47
Washer, Flat
Part No.
736-0242
Description
Washer, Bell
Lubricant
738-0869
Axle†
738-0830
Axle††
738-0924
Screw, Shoulder
741-0563
Bearing, Ball
741-0598
Flange Bearing
746-0897
Cable, Auger
746-0898
Cable, Clutch
748-0190
Spacer
756-0625
Roller, Cable
784-5590
Frame, Shift Bracket
784-5638
Cover, Frame
784-5688
Bracket, Drive Cable Roller
784-5687
Brkt., Auger Clutch Cable Guide
784-5689
Brkt., Front Support Guide
710-0599
Hex Wash Hd. TT-Tap Scr.1/4-20 x .5" Lg.
784-5617
Friction Plate
718-0301A Friction Wheel Hub
735-0243
Friction Wheel Rubber
†Used with 13" Wheels
††Used with 16" Wheels
WHEEL ASSEMBLIES
MODEL NO.
SIZE
#1
WHEEL ASS’Y.
#2
TIRE ONLY
#3
AIR VALVE
#4
RIM ONLY
615
E645
E665
13 X 4
13 X 5
16 X 6.5
634-0114
734-1714
734-1712
734-1732
734-1527
734-1525
734-0255
734-0255
734-0255
734-1713
734-1713
734-1711
25
#5
SLEEVE
BEARINGS
741-0401
741-0401
741-0401
#6
KLICK PIN
714-0143
714-0143
714-0143
ENGINE AND “V” BELTS
Ref.
No.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
Part No.
05896A
629-0071
710-0117
710-0157
710-0230
710-0342
710-0696
710-0888
710-0896
712-0181
731-1324
732-0710
736-0119
736-0242
736-0247
736-0329
Description
Bracket
Cord, Extension
Screw
Screw
Screw
Screw
Screw
Screw
Screw
Nut, Hex
Belt Cover
Spring
Washer—Flat
Washer—Bell
Washer—Flat
Washer—Lock
Ref.
No.
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
Part No.
736-0331
736-0505
748-0234
748-0360
754-0346
754-0430
756-0313
756-0569
756-0967
756-0986
756-0987
390-985
390-987
29
—
30 756-0620
31 756-0621
26
Description
Washer—Bell
Washer—Flat
Shoulder Spacer
Pulley, Adapter
V-Belt
V-Belt Matched
Idler, Flat
Pulley, Half
Pulley—Auger
Pulley Half
Pulley Half
Starter (645,665)
Starter
Engine
Pulley, Half (645,665)
Pulley, Half (645,665)
ENGINE AND “V” BELTS
Ref.
No.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Part No.
05896A
629-0071
710-0117
710-0157
710-0230
710-0342
710-0696
710-0888
710-0896
712-0181
731-1324
732-0339
736-0119
736-0242
736-0247
Description
Bracket-Idler
Cord-Extension 110V†
Screw-Hex
Screw-Hex
Screw-Hex
Screw-Hex
Screw-Hex
Screw-Hex
Screw-Hex
Nut-Hex
Cover-Belt
Spring
Washer-Lock
Washer-Bell
Washer-Flat
Ref.
No.
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
† Models 645 and 665 only
27
Part No.
736-0329
736-0331
736-0505
736-0507
748-0234
748-0360
754-0343
754-0430
756-0313
756-0569
756-0967
756-0984
756-0985
390-986
Description
Washer-Lock
Washer-Lock
Washer-Flat
Washer
Spacer
Adapter-Pulley
V-Belt
V-Belt
Idler-Flat
Pulley-Half
Pulley
Pulley-Half
Pulley-Half
Electric Start Kit†
MANUFACTURER’S LIMITED WARRANTY FOR:
For TWO YEARS from the date of retail purchase
within the United States of America, its possessions
and territories, MTD PRODUCTS INC will, at its
option, repair or replace, for the original purchaser,
free of charge, any part or parts found to be
defective in material or workmanship. This warranty
covers units which have been operated and
maintained in accordance with the operating
instructions furnished with the unit, and which have
not been subject to misuse, abuse, commercial use,
neglect, accident, improper maintenance or
alteration.
Normal wear parts or components thereof are
subject to separate terms as noted below in the “No
Fault Ninety Day Consumer Warranty” clause.
All normal wear part failures will be covered on this
product for a period of 90 days regardless of cause.
After 90 days, but within the two year period, normal
wear parts failures will be covered ONLY IF caused
by defects in material or workmanship of OTHER
component parts. Normal wear parts are defined as
batteries*, belts, blades, blade adapters, grass
bags, rider deck wheels, seats, snow thrower skid
shoes, shave plates and tires.
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 the yellow pages or contact
the Customer Service Department of MTD
PRODUCTS INC, P. O. Box 368022, Cleveland,
Ohio 44136-9722. Phone 1 (800) 800-7310. The
return of a complete unit will not be accepted by the
factory unless prior written permission has been
extended by the Customer Service Department of
MTD PRODUCTS INC.
Transportation charges: Transportation charges
for the movement of any power equipment unit or
attachment are the responsibility of the purchaser.
Units exported out of the United States: MTD
PRODUCTS INC 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 PRODUCTS INC’s
authorized channels of export distribution.
Other Warranties:
1. The engine or component parts thereof carry
separate warranties from their manufacturers.
Please refer to the applicable manufacturer’s
warranty on these items.
2. *Batteries are covered by a 90-day replacement
warranty.
3. Log splitter pumps, valves and cylinders or
component parts thereof are covered by a one
year warranty.
4. All other warranties, express or implied,
including
any
implied
warranty
of
merchantability or fitness for a particular
purpose, are hereby expressly disclaimed in
their entirety.
5. The provisions as set forth in this warranty
provide the sole and exclusive remedy of MTD
PRODUCTS INC’s obligations arising from the
sales of its products. MTD PRODUCTS INC will
not be liable for incidental or consequential loss
or damage.
How state law relates to this warranty: This
limited warranty gives you specific legal rights, and
you may also have other rights which vary from
state to state. Certain disclaimers are not allowed in
some states and therefore they may not apply to
you under all circumstances.
NOTE: This warranty does not cover routine
maintenance items such as lubricants, filters, blade
sharpening and tune-ups, or adjustments such as
brake adjustments, clutch adjustments or deck
adjustments. Nor does this warranty cover normal
deterioration of the exterior finish due to use or
exposure.
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