Little Wonder 6031, 6031IC, 6031K Owner's manual

Little Wonder 6031, 6031IC, 6031K Owner's manual
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Famous Name in Lawn and Garden Equipment Since 1922
DIVISION OF SCHILLER-PFEIFFER, INCORPORATED
P.O. BOX 38, 1028 STREET ROAD
SOUTHAMPTON, PA 18966 U.S.A.
AREA CODE 215-357-5110
OPERATING, ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS AND PARTS LIST FOR
LITTLE WONDER PRO MODEL EDGERS CATALOGS #6031, #6031 1.C., #6031K
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
DANGER — When using your Edger, follow basic precautions,
including the following:
1. READ THESE IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUC-
TIONS, THE OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS, ASSEMBLY
INSTRUCTIONS, USER MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS,
AND THE BRIGGS AND STRATTON OR KAWASAKI
OPERATING AND MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
CAREFULLY AND COMPLETELY. Be thoroughly familiar
with the controls and the proper use of the equipment.
Know how to stop the unit and disengage the controls
quickly. SAVE MANUALS AND INSTRUCTIONS AND
KEEP IN A SAFE PLACE.
2. DRESS PROPERLY — Wear safety glasses or goggles.
Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. They can be caught in mov-
ing parts. Use of sturdy gloves and safety footwear is recom-
mended. Always wear pants that cover legs.
3. STAY ALERT — Watch what you are doing - use common
sense. Do not operate product when fatiqued or under the
influence of alcohol or drugs.
4. CAUTION — To reduce the risk of fire, replace gasoline
cap securely.
5. DANGER — ROTATING BLADE
—Keep both hands on handles when blade is rotating.
—Keep feet away from cutting area.
—Do not attempt to remove cut material or hold material to
be cut when engine is running or when blade is moving.
—Make sure spark plug wire is disconnected when clearing
jammed material from blade or cutter head.
— CAUTION — Blade coasts after turn off.
6. KEEP OPERATING AREA CLEAR — Keep the area of
operation clear of all persons and pets.
7. USE EDGER PROPERLY — Use only for edging the type
of shrub, growth and the like described in the operating
instructions. Do not abuse edger. Do not use edger in rain or wet
locations.
8. DONT OVERREACH OR STAND ON UNSTABLE
SUPPORT — Keep good footing and balance at all times.
9. DISCONNECT (UNPLUG) SPARK PLUG LEAD —
— When not in use.
— Before servicing, cleaning, and the like.
— Before changing blade, belt, etc.
10. MAINTAIN PRODUCT WITH CARE —
—Follow maintenance instructions given in Manuals.
—To reduce the risk of fire, do not allow excessive grass,
leaves, or grease to accumulate on the Edger.
11. STORE EDGER INDOORS — When not in use, store
Edger indoors in a dry place locked or otherwise inaccessible to
children.
12. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO REPAIR EDGER -
—Have repairs made by qualified dealer or repairman.
— See that only identical replacement parts are used.
13. DO NOT USE EDGER ON GRAVELED SURFACES.
14. NEVER OPERATE THE EDGER WITHOUT GOOD
VISIBILITY OR LIGHT.
15. HANDLE GAS WITH CARE; IT IS HIGHLY
FLAMMABLE.
a) Use a gas container acceptable for the purpose and do not
store gas in a house.
b) Never add gas to a running or hot engine.
c) Fill gas tank outdoors with extreme care. Never fill gas tank
indoors.
d) Replace gas cap securely.
e) If gas is spilled, move Edger and gas container from area
and do not create a source of ignition.
16. START THE ENGINE CAREFULLY. Keep hands, feet,
clothing, and the like well away from blade and moving parts.
17. DO NOT RUN THE ENGINE INDOORS; exhaust fumes
are dangerous.
18. NEVER ATTEMPT TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS - while
the engine is running, except to carburetor.
19. NEVER DIRECT DISCHARGE OF MATERIAL
TOWARD BYSTANDERS OR ALLOW ANYONE NEAR
THE AREA OF OPERATION. Use care in directing discharge
to avoid glass enclosures, automobiles, and the like.
20. STAY ALERT FOR UNEVEN SIDEWALKS, HOLES IN
TERRAIN OR OTHER SIMILAR CONDITIONS WHEN
USING EDGER. Always push slowly over rough ground.
21. OBJECTS STRUCK BY THE BLADE CAN CAUSE
SEVERE INJURIES TO PERSONS. The lawn should always
be carefully examined and cleared of all objects prior to edging.
22. IF EDGER STRIKES A FOREIGN OBJECT, FOLLOW
THESE STEPS:
a) Stop engine.
b) Disconnect spark plug lead.
c) Inspect for damage.
d) Repair any damage before restarting and operating the
Edger.
23. DISENGAGE THE BLADE AND/OR STOP THE
ENGINE WHEN THE EDGER IS TRANSPORTED OR NOT
IN USE.
24. STOP THE ENGINE WHEN LEAVING THE EDGER
UNATTENDED.
25. WHEN CLEANING, REPAIRING, OR INSPECTING,
make certain the blade and all moving parts have stopped. Dis-
connect the spark plug wire, and keep the wire away from the plug
so that unintentional starting does not occur.
26. NEVER OPERATE THE EDGER, without guards or other
protective devices in place.
27. DO NOT OPERATE THE EDGER - with a damaged or
excessively worn blade.
28. MULTIPLE OPERATORS — Keep a safe distance be-
tween two or more operators when working together
simultaneously.
29. BE SURE EDGER IS FULLY ASSEMBLED — Never
operate Edger without all guards and deflectors in place. Ensure
that all nuts, bolts, screws are installed and properly tightened.
Check pulley set screws and all fasteners for tightness and lubricate
cutter head shaft, key, keyway and bushings prior to each use.
30. ALWAYS KEEP THE THROTTLE IN THE “STOP”
POSITION WHEN NOT IN USE.
ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS:
Your Little Wonder Edger requires a minimal amount of
assembly prior to use.
Packed with each unit you will find the following:
1. Edger assembly consisting of engine mounted on deck with
wheels and cutter head installed.
Upper handle assembly.
Blade guard, P/N 129B.
Upper adjusting handle, P/N 155E.
Lift handle, P/N 187.
Draw rod, P/N 198.
Blade, P/N 129.
One (1) bag of hardware and fasteners containing the
following:
QUANTITY P/N
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DESCRIPTION
2 129C Hex head cap screw 5/16-18x3%4
2 129C-1 Hex head cap screw 5/16-18x1/2
5 144-1 Hex head cap screw Y4-20x11/4
1 378 Hex head cap screw 1/4-20x11/2
1 146B Throttle clip
2 153 Adjustng rod clamp
1 154 Knob
2 129D Lock washers 5/16
2 163 Washer — flat 5/16
6 972 Nuts — lock 1/4-20
3 114B Nuts — lock, flange 5/ 16-18
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ADJUSTING NUT WF; “a o
ADJUSTING ROD
CLAMPS
COTTER PIN
REFER TO PARTS EXPLOSION AND ILLUSTRATION AND
ASSEMBLY YOUR PRO MODEL EDGER AS FOLLOWS:
1. Install lower handle P/N 199, to handle extensions P/N
186L and P/N 186R which are mounted on axle. Use two cap
screws P/N 129C, and two nuts P/N 114B and tighten securely.
2. Install lift handle P/N 187 on engine stud with nut P/N
114B, P/N 217 (Cat. #6031K only). Place curved end of lift
handle over lower handle P/N 199 and insert cap screw P/N
144-1, and nut P/N 972.
3. Use the four cap screws P/N 144-1 and nuts P/N 972 to
assemble the handle to the main edger assembly. Cap screw P/N
378 and nut P/N 972 are used to assemble the throttle P/N 188 or
P/N 214 (Cat. #6031K only) to handle assembly.
4. Assembled loose on lower adjusting handle are nut P/N 973
and cap screw P/N 208. Remove nut and install upper adjusting
handle P/N 155E, replace nut, and secure.
5. The adjusting rod is then inserted in the adjusting rod
clamps, P/N 153 which are placed on the brace bolt right, P/N
152 which has been preassembled on the handle. Secure the
knob, P/N 154.
6. Assemble draw rod, P/N 198 as shown in figure 1. Remove
cotter pin P/N 156, and washer, P/N 163 from lever belt
slackener P/N 167 located on upper handle. Place elongated loop
in draw rod on belt slackener lever. Reinstall washer and replace
and bend legs of cotterpin. Remove cotterpin P/N 156, and clevis
pin P/N170, from belt slackener P/N 169. Place round hole in
draw rod between legs of belt slackener. Reinstall clevis pin
through belt slackener and draw rod and replace and bend legs of
cotter pin.
7. The blade guard, P/N 129B is installed on the flange of the
cutter head, P/N 126. Place flat washers, P/N 163 against outside
surface of blade guard, place lock washer, P/N 129D under head
of cap screws, P/N 129C. Screw cap screws, into tapped holes in
flange of cutter head. Location of blade guard, should be adjusted
so the bottom of the guard just clears the ground when edging. Set
to the desired position and tighten cap screws.
8. Remove nut, P/N 130 and one washer, P/N 128 and install
blade, P/N129. Replace washer and tighten. Be sure to install
washers, with flat side against blade.
9. Rotate mud flap, P/N 209 to a position directly behind, and
perpendicular to blade guard, P/N 129B. Tighten nut P/N 114B,
and cap screw P/N 129C to secure mud flap to edger.
YOUR PRO EDGER IS NOW ASSEMBLED.
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS:
A. BEFORE STARTING
1. Place Edger on level surface, be sure blade is not obstructed
and the area is clear and free of bystanders. Your Edger is
equipped with a Briggs & Stratton or Kawasaki 4 cycle engine.
2. Check oil level, be sure crankcase is filled with oil.
3. Fill gas tank with fresh gas. Do not mix gas with oil.
NOTE: Refer to Briggs & Stratton or Kawasaki Operating and
Maintenance Instructions for recommended grades of oil and gas.
B. STARTING
1. Your Edger is equipped with remote or Choke-a-Matic, and
remote stop switch. To start, move lever on throttle control as
far forward as possible to START position.
NOTE: A warm engine requires less choking than a cold engine.
2. Remove belt tension by pulling the belt slackener lever, P/N
167, up. This provides easier starting.
3. Hold the handle of Edger with your left hand and pull the
rewind starter grip with your right hand.
4. Once engine starts, move throttle control lever to desired
minimum or maximum range as required.
C. CAUTION
1. Do not change the engine governor settings or overspeed the
engine.
2. If the product vibrates abnormally, immediately stop the
engine and check for the cause. Vibration is generally a warning
of trouble.
3. Stop the engine whenever you leave the operating position:
disconnect the spark plug lead before unclogging the cutting
member guard, when making a repair, adjustment inspection, or
the like.
4. Operate edger from position where guards block the line of
sight to the cutting member.
D. OPERATING
1. Use common sense and exercise caution at all times when
operating your edger.
2. Your Little Wonder edger has been carefully designed to
eliminate hazards; however, when edging, the potential exists for
blows from rocks, cement, pieces of steel, glass, etc. These
obstructions should be avoided at all times.
3. Never leave the Edger when the engine is running, particularly
on hills where the Edger might roll.
4. Setting depth of blade. (1) Place left hand on upper handle,
P/N 142, loosen knob, P/N 154 with right hand, grasp adjusting
rod upper, P/N 155E with right hand. By pulling adjusting rod,
you lower blade for deeper cuts. By pushing adjusting rod, you
raise blade for shallow cuts. Retighten knob, P/N 154 when
desired setting is achieved.
5. Engine speed — The engine speed should be kept to the
minimum consistent with the job at hand. Speeds higher than
necessary will only cause undue wear and tear. A speed halfway
between “idling” and “wide open” is normally adequate. Tougher
jobs may require higher speeds.
6. Little Wonder Edgers provide the finishing touch. They edge
along flower beds, terraces, sidewalks and curbs.
7. Edging — The blade is perpendicular to the ground or
sidewalk. The cutting depth should be sufficient to cut away the
root structure, usually 1 to 1Y2” deep. Along flush sidewalks or
drives and when possible it is easier to place the wheels on the
cement rather than the grass. The hardened tool steel blade, P/N
129, becomes its own guide if it is permitted to rub against the side
or edge of the cement. When edging along a curve, the rear
wheels should be held off the ground so that the machine may be
maneuvered “wheelbarrow fashion.”
USER MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
1. Keep all nuts, bolts and screws tight.
2. Never store the edger trimmer with fuel in the fuel tank inside
a building where fumes may reach an open flame or sparks, or in a
confined space such as a car trunk.
3. Always refer to the instruction manual for important details if
the product is to be stored for an extended period.
4. Check tightness of blade nut before each use.
5. Prior to each use, lubricate cutter head shaft, key, keyway and
bushings with good grade of light oil.
6. Prior to each use, check to see that set screws on pulleys are
tight.
CAUTION — Loose set screws can cause damage to shaft and
pulley. Improper maintenance could void warranty.
WARNING: The engine on your Edger is not
equipped with a spark arrester and if Edger is to be
used on any forest covered, brush covered, or grass
covered unimproved land, before using on such
land a spark arrester must be added to the muffler.
The arrester must 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. See your Authorized Briggs
& Stratton or Kawasaki Service Center for spark
arrester muffler options.
Pfeiffer, Inc.” at time of purchase.
LIMITED SERVICE & WARRANTY POLICY
All “Little Wonder” products are guaranteed against defects in material and workmanship for a period of ONE YEAR FROM DATE OF
PURCHASE when used for RESIDENTIAL SERVICE, NINETY DAYS FROM DATE OF PURCHASE for COMMERCIAL SERVICE. Any
“Little Wonder” products or parts found to be defective within the warranty period are to be returned to our factory at Southampton, PA.
Transportation charges on parts and units submitted for replacement under this warranty must be borne by purchaser.
Engines for gas powered products are warranted separately by the engine manufacturer. Therefore, there are no warranties made,
expressed or implied, for engines for gas powered products by “Little Wonder”.
THIS WARRANTY shall not be effective if the product has been the subject of misuse, negligence or accident or if the product has been
repaired or altered outside of our Southampton factory in any respect which affects its condition or operation.
“Little Wonder” shall not be liable for any special indirect or consequential damages arising from defective
equipment. Any implied warranty, including merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, shall not
extend beyond the written warranty period.
THIS WARRANTY shall be effective only providing enclosed card is properly filled out and returned to “Little Wonder, Div. of Schiller-
TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE
PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE CORRECTIVE ACTION
A. Engine will not start. 1. Out of gasoline. 1. Fill gasoline tank.
2. Spark plug lead wire loose or | 2. Reconnect spark plug lead wire.
disconnected.
3. Defective spark plug. 3. Replace spark plug.
4. Throttle control lever not in pro- | 4. Move throttle control lever to
per position. start position.
9. Engine flooded or flooding. 5. Start engine with choke fully
open.
6. Stale or contaminated gasoline. 6. Drain, clean tank and system and
refill with fresh gasoline.
B. Loss of power, hard starting. 1. Spark plug lead wire loose. 1. Tighten spark plug lead wire.
2. Defective spark plug. 2. Replace spark plug.
3. Carburetor out of adjustment. 3. Properly adjust carburetor.
4. Air cleaner dirty. 4. Clean and service air cleaner,
(See the Briggs & Stratton or
Kawasaki Operation and
Maintenance illustrations.)
5. Air vents clogged or plugged. 5. Clear vent in gasoline tank cap
and carburetor.
C. Engine will not idle properly. 1. Idle speed too slow. 1. Adjust carburetor idle speed or
idle mixture.
2. Spark plug gap incorrect. 2. Set spark plug gap .030
(.76mm). For Briggs & Stratton
engine.
D. Engine runs hot or overheats. 1. Oillevel low. 1. Fill crankcase to proper oil level.
2. Engine cooling fins or baffles | 2. Clean and remove obstructions.
clogged, with dirt and debris.
3. Carburetor out of adjustment. 3. Readjust carburetor.
E. Control mechanisms for depth of | 1. Parts bent, distorted, worn out or | 1. Inspect control mechanism, and
blade will not function.
missing.
repair or replace damaged, worn
out, or missing components.
PART NUMBER
100
100C
100D
102B
102C
103
106
107
108
110
113
114B
115
117
118
122
124
126
127
128
129
1298
129C
129C-1
129D
130
131A
132
134
137A
138
140
142
144-1
146B
148D
151
152
153
154
155C
155E
156
162B
163
166
167
169
170
171
172AR
172BR
175B
176
177
178
179
181
1831 1.C.
183K
183
184
185
186L
186R
187
188
191
192
193
194
195
196
197
198
199
208
209
212
213
216
220
328
378
972
973
165A
167A
214
215
217
DESCRIPTION
Deck
Deck Bracket
Deck Bracket Support
Hex Nut 3/8-16
Sleeve
Retaining Ring
Wheel — Front and Left Rear
Wheel — Right Rear
Wheel Housing
Speed Nut
Hex Head Cap Screw 5/16-18x112
Flange Nut 5/16-18
Hex Nut 5/16-18
Key, Pulley 3/16 Square
Set Screw 5/1 6-1 8x3/8
Retaining Ring
Bearing
Cutter Head
Grease Fitting
Blade Washer
Blade
Blade Guard
Hex Head Cap Screw 5/16-18x34
Hex Head Cap Screw 5/16-18xV2
Lock Washer 5/16
Nut 2-20
Cutter Head Shaft
Tension Pin Vax114
Spring
Grip
Key — Head Shaft
Bolt Hex Head 14-20x3/8
Handle— Upper
Hex Head Cap Screw Ya-20x1 14
Throttle Clip
Handle Brace
Carriage Bolt 5/16-18x1V4
Carriage Bolt 5/16-18x2V2
Adjusting Rod Clamp
Knob
Adjusting Rod Lower
Adjusting Rod Upper
Cotter Pin
Hex Head Cap Screw Ya-20x12
Washer 3/8 1.D.
Indexing Rod Bracket
Lever, Belt Slackener
Link Belt Slackener
Clevis Pin
Clevis Pin
Hook
Eye bolt
Lock Nut 14-20
Washer V2
V Belt
Spacer
Hex Head Cap Screw V4-20x134
Cutter Head Shaft
3 H.P. Briggs & Stratton Engine (Not Shown)
3 H.P. Kawasaki Engine (Not Shown)
3 H.P. Briggs & Stratton Engine (Not Shown)
Axle
Clevis Pin
Handle Extension — Left
Handle Extension — Right
Lift Handle
Throttle
Guide Bracket
Guide Plate
Front Wheel Bracket
Hex Head Cap Screw 3/8-16x5V2
Belt Guard
Hex Head Cap Screw 5/16-24x1Va
Jam Nut 5/16-24
Draw Rod
Lower Handie
Bolt Hex Head *10-32x34
Mud Flap
Bracket
Hex Head Cap Screw 5/1 6-24x1V2
Pulley — Engine
Pulley — Cutter Head
Washer Va
Hex Head Cap Screw V4-20x1 V2
Lock Nut 14-20
Lock Nut #10-32
Grip
Speed Nut
Throttle
Hex Bolt 8.8 mm 6x45
Flange Nut cil8 m8
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