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68030 SNOW THROWER KIT
FOR TRACTORS WITH MODEL NUMBERS
BEGiNNiNG WITH 247

USE ASSEMBLY iNSTRUCTiONS ON PAGE 8 FOR MODEL
247.28884 & 247.28885 SEARS TRACTORS

NOTE:
Purchase a Sears 486.24100 Rear Weight Kit to provide increased
traction when using the snow thrower attachment.

PRINTED IN U.S.A.

FORM NO. 41664 (12/03/14)

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DESCRIPTION

PART #
43020
43351
43063
43182
47630
R19171616
43086
R19172410
27231

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PART #

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43019
HA21362
43001
42846

Hex Bolt, 5/16" x 3/4" (Thd. Form)
Washer, 1/2" x 1"
Lock Washer, 5/16"
Washer, 1/2"x 1-1/2"

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41657
42487
47810

Spacer, 1/2"

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47134

Hex
Hex
Hex
Hex

Bolt,
Bolt,
Bolt,
Bolt,

1/2"x
1/2"x
5/16"
5/16"

1-1/2"
1-1/4"
x 1"
x 3/4"

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DESCRIPTION
Jam Nut, 1/2"
Nylock Nut, 3/8"
Hex Bolt, 3/8 x 1"
Pivot Bushing
Lock Nut, 5/16"
Nylock Nut, 1/2"
Quick Release Pin
Nylock Nut, 5/16"
Hair Cotter Pin

IMPORTANT:
Not all items supplied with the snowthrower and this kit will be needed for your particular tractor.
Unneeded items may be discarded after you have completed assembly and checked operation of unit. DO NOT DISCARD
the two spare shear bolts and 5/16" nylock nuts supplied with your tractor.

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67052

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67053

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67267

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67266

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27011

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27010

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V-Belt, Drive 52"
Frame Brace

DESCRIPTION

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PART # DESCRIPTION
41346
41352

i Hanger Bracket Assembly R.H.
i Hanger Bracket Assembly L.H.
Rear Frame Bracket L.H.
Rear Frame Bracket R.H.
Front Frame Bracket L.H.
Front Frame Bracket R.H.

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12
13
14
15

1
1
1
1
1

67269
67268
67532
67533
27340

Support Link (2)
Support Tube (2)
Side Plate L.H.
Side Plate R.H.
Frame Support R.H.
Frame Support L.H.
Extension Strap

TOOLS
(2)
(2)
(2)
(2)
(1)

REQUIRED

FOR ASSEMBLY

7/16" Wrenches
1/2" Wrenches
9/16" Wrenches
3/4" Wrenches
Knife

ADDITIONAL

ITEMS REQUIRED

IFYOU

HAVE A 247..28884 OR 247.28885

TRACTOR, GO TO ASSEMBLY
INSTRUCTIONS
ON PAGE 8.

STEP 1: (SEE FIGURE 1)
Assemble a shoulder bolt and a 3/8" nylock nut to the
holes shown on each side of the tractor frame.

General Purpose Grease
Remove all loose parts, parts bags and hardware
bags from the snow thrower and this kit. Lay out and
identify parts and hardware using the illustrations.
IMPORTANT:
Not all items supplied with the
snowthrower and this kit will be needed for your particular
tractor. Unneeded items may be discarded after you have
completed assembly and checked operation of unit. DO
NOT DISCARD the two spare shear bolts and 5/16"
nylock nuts supplied with the Snow Thrower.

CAUTION:
Before starting to assemble the
snow thrower, remove the spark plug wire(s),
set the parking brake and remove the key
from the tractor ignition.

TRACTOR

PREPARATION

SHOULDER
BOLT

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3/8" NYLOCK NUT
FIGURE 1

STEP 2: (SEE FIGURE 2)
Place a front mount plate onto each shoulder bolt and
install two quick release pins as shown.

Before performing these instructions, refer to the Service
and Adjustments section of your tractor owner's manual
for specific safety instructions.
Allow engine, muffler and exhaust deflector to cool
before beginning.
Remove any front or rear attachment which is
mounted to your tractor.
Remove the mower deck. Refer to your tractor owner's
manual for removal instructions. Mark all loose parts
and save for reassembly.
Remove the tractor hood. Refer to your tractor owner's
manual for removal instructions.

QUICK RELEASE PIN

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FRONT MOUNT PLATE

IMPORTANT: Right hand (R.H.) and left hand (L.H.) side
of the tractor are determined from the operators position
while seated on the tractor.

SHOULDER
BOLT

FIGURE 2

STEP3: (SEEFIGURE3)
• Attachtheframebracebetweenthefrontmount
platesusingtwo 1/2"x1-1/4"hexbolts,1/2"x 1-1/2"
washersand1/2"nylocknuts.

STEP 5: (SEE FIGURE 5)
= Remove the thread forming bolt from the hole in the
footrest bracket on the left side of the tractor frame.
=

=

Attach the L.H. hanger bracket to the empty hole
using a 5/16" x 1" hex bolt, a 5/16" lock washer, and
a 5/16" fiat washer. Place the fiat washer between the
hanger bracket and the footrest bracket.
Repeat on the right side of the tractor frame using the
the R.H. hanger bracket.

FOOTREST
BRACKET
L.H. HANGER
BRACKET

5116" FLAT
WASHER

FIGURE

5/16"LOCK
WASHER

3

5116" x 1"
HEX BOLT

FIGURE 5

STEP 4: (SEE FIGURE 4)
Measure from the center of the three holes indicated
in figure 4 to select the hole that is approximately 10"
above the ground in both front mount plates.
Install a shoulder bolt and 3/8" nylock nut in the
selected hole in each front mount plate.

STEP 6: (SEE FIGURE 6)
Turn the clutch idler assembly upside down.
Attach the spring from the parts bag to the bottom of
the upper idler arm. Hook the spring onto the bolt that
extends through the nut on the bottom of the upper
idler arm and then install a 3/8" hex lock nut onto the
bolt. Leave enough space for the spring to pivot.

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3_"HEX
LOCK NUT

SHOULDER BOLT /
318"NYLOCK NUT

ATTACH

Use hole that measures
10" above ground

SPRING
HERE

FIGURE 4

FIGURE 6
4

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STEP7 (SEEFIGURE7)
•
•

Insert tensioning chains through the holes shown and
attach to the springs on the upper and lower idler arms.
Attach a 3/32" hairpin cotter to the chain attached to
the upper idler arm, placing it in the third link from the
spring.
TENSIONING

STEP 9: (SEE FIGURE 9)
• Assemble the two support tubes to the inside of each
front frame bracket using a 1/2" x 1-1/2" hex bolt, a
1/2" spacer and a 1/2" nylock nut for each bracket. Do
not tighten yet.

1/2" NYLOCK NUT

CHAIN (upper idler arm)

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THIRD LINK

TENSIONING

3/32"
HAIRPIN

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SUPPORTTUBE

1/2" SPACER /

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1/2" x 1-1/2"
HEX BOLT

CHAIN (lower idler arm)

FIGURE 9
FIGURE 7

STEP 8: (SEE FIGURE 8)
•
Refer back to step 4. If you used the top hole
indicated in step 4, use hole A in this step. If you used
one of the two lower holes, use hole B in this step.
•
Attach the R.H. and L.H. rear frame brackets on the

•

inside to either hole A or B using one 5/16" x 3/4"
hex bolt and 5/16" nylock nut for each bracket. Do not
tighten yet.
Assemble the R.H. and L.H. front frame brackets
on the outside using two 5/16" x 3/4" hex bolts and
5/16" nylock nuts for each bracket.
5/16"

STEP 10: (SEE FIGURE 10)
•
Three drive belts are supplied with the snow thrower.
Select one of the two shorter belts. If you used hole
A in step 8, use the 52" drive belt (#41353) belt. If you
used hole B, use the 55" drive belt (#46989).
•
Slightly loosen the hex bolt next to the fiat idler pulley.
Install the drive belt between the hex bolt and the flat

•

idler pulley with the flat side of the belt against the
pulley. Retighten the hex bolt.
Loop the belt around the large v-pulley, placing it
between the pulley and the hex bolt next to the pulley.

x 3/4"

52" or 55" DRIVE BELT
(#41353) or (#46989)

HEX BOLT

LOOSEN BOLT

!
5/16" x 3/4"
HEX BOLT

HOLE (B)
FIGURE 8

5/16"
NYLOCK
NUT
HOLE (A)

FIGURE 10

STEP 11 (SEE FIGURE 11)
•
Assemble two 1/2" jam nuts all the way onto the
threads of each support link.

STEP 13 (SEE FIGURE 13)
Assemble a 1/2" x 1" washer onto the bent end of a
support link and then insert the threaded end into a
support tube and the bent end into the rear hole in
a front mounting plate, Assemble another 1/2" x 1"
washer onto the end of the link and secure it with

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112

a small 5/64" hairpin cotter. Repeat for the other
support link.
Tighten the bolt and nut in each rear frame bracket.
Tighten the bolt and nut in each support link.
Tighten the jam nuts so that all looseness is
eliminated from the support links and support tubes.

1/2" x 1" WASHER
SMALL 5164" HAIRPIN COTTER

FIGURE

11

STEP 12: (SEE FIGURE 12)
Attach the front frame brackets to the two hanger
brackets on the tractor frame using two pivot lock pins
and 1/8" hairpin cotters.
Attach the rear frame brackets to the bottom of the
tractor frame using two small 5/64" hairpin cotters.

PIVOT
LOCK
PIN

HOLE B
HOLE

FIGURE 12

LARGE
HAIRPIN
COTTER

TIGHTEN BOLT

FIGURE 13

STEP14: (SEEFIGURE14)
Removethebeltguardforthe PTOpulleyonthe
tractor.Referto "CuttingDeckRemoval"
inthe
SERVICE
ANDMAINTENANCE
sectionofyour
tractorOperator's
Manual.
Installthedrivebeltontothetractor'sPTOpulley.You
mayneedtotemporarily
liftthebeltfromthe large
pulleyontheclutchidlerassembly.
Reinstall
the beltguardforthetractor'sPTOpulley.
Besurethe beltguardis installedinthe notchonthe
sideofthetractor'selectricclutch.
Placetensiononthebeltbypullingthe leftside
tensioning
chainoutasfarasthe3/32"hairpin
cotterwillallow.Securethechaininthispositionby
insertinga 1/8"hairpincotterthroughthechain.
DONOTstarttheengineuntilthe PTO
pulleybeltguardhasbeenreinstalled.
The
tractor'selectricclutchcouldbedamaged,

1/8"HAIRPIN
COTTE
R

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iDLER

CHAIN

KEEPER
<_._,,, (L.H.
BOLTSIDE)
& NUT

FIGURE 14

VIEWED FROM UNDERNEATH

GO TO ASSEMBLY OF SNOW THROWER
SECTION ON PAGE 12.

iNSTRUCTiONS
BELOW ARE FOR 247.28884
AND 247.28885 TRACTORS. FOR ALL OTHER
247 TRACTORS,

STEP 3: (SEE FIGURE 17)
= Attach the frame brace between the front mount
plates using two 1/2" x 1-1/4" hex bolts, four 1/2" x
1-1/2" washers (from kit) and two 1/2" nylock nuts,

SEE PAGE 3.

STEP 1: (SEE FIGURE 15)
= Assemble a shoulder bolt and a 3/8" nylock nut to the
holes shown on each side of the tractor frame,

1/2" x 1-1/4"
HEX BOLT

.

SHOULDER
BO_

1/2" NYLOCK

NUT

FIGURE 17
3/8" NYLOCK NUT
FIGURE

STEP 4: (SEE FIGURE 18)
=
Install a shoulder bolt and 3/8" nylock nut in the
bottom hole in each front mount plate,

15

STEP 2: (SEE FIGURE 16)
= Place a front mount plate onto each shoulder bolt and
install two quick release pins as shown.
QUICK RELEASE PIN

SHOULDER

BOLT /

3_"NYLOCK

NUT

Use bottom hole

FRONT MOUNT PLATE
FIGURE 18

SHOULDER

FIGURE 16

BOLT

STEP5: (SEEFIGURE19)
• AttachtheL.H.framesupporttothetractor.Installa
3/8"x 1"hexbolt,a bushinganda nylocknutinthe
rearholeofthe support.Installa 5/16"x 3/4"thread
formingboltanda bushinginthefourthholeofthe
support.Installthree5/16"x 1"hexboltand5/16"
nylocknutsinthefrontthreeholesofthesupport.
Tightenafterallboltsareinstalled.
Repeatthisstep
usingthe R.H.framesupport.

STEP7: (SEEFIGURE21)
AttachtheR.H.andL.H.rearframebrackets
tothe
insideoftheclutch/idler
assembly.
Useone5/16"x
3/4"hexboltand5/16"nylocknutinthefronthole
ofeachbracketandthethirdholeintheclutch/idler
assembly.
Do nottightenyet.
Assemble
the R.H.andL.H.frontframebrackets
to
theinsideoftheclutch/idler
assemblyusingtwo
5/16"x 3/4"hexboltsand5/16"nylocknutsforeach
bracket.
5116"x 314"
HEX BOLT

•: 318"NYLOCK
NUT
318"x 1"
HEX BOLT

!

x 314"
THREAD
FORMING BOLT
(3) 5/16" x 1" HEX BOLTS
(3) 5/16" NYLOCK NUTS

5116" x 314"
HEX BOLT

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FIGURE19

FRONT HOLE

5116"
NYLOCK
NUT
THIRD HOLE

FIGURE 21

STEP 6: (SEE FIGURE 20)
Assemble the cable bracket to the outside half of the
double holes in the bottom of the clutch/idler assembly
using two 5/16" x 3/4" carriage bolts and 5/16" nylock
nuts.
5116" x 314"
CARRIAGE BOLT

STEP 8: (SEE FIGURE 22)
Assemble the two support tubes to the inside of each
front frame bracket using a 1/2" x 1-1/2" hex bolt, three
1/2" x 1" washers (from kit) and a 1/2" nylock nut for
each tube. Do not tighten yet.

CABLE

1/2" NYLOCK NUT

)x '''_ BRACKET

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5116,,
N LOOK--NUT

FIGURE 20

FIGURE 22
9

1/2"x 1" WASHERS (3)
(from kit)

SUPPORT TUBE

/
112"x 1-112"
HEX BOLT

STEP9: (SEEFIGURE23)
•

•

STEP 11: (SEE FIGURE 25)
•
Disengage the tractor's attachment clutch lever.
•
Place the clutch/idler assembly onto the floor at the
right side of the tractor.
•
Hook the end of the tractor's clutch cable spring to
the extension strap on the clutch/idler assembly.
•
Attach the tractor's mower clutch cable to the cable

Select the 52" (shortest) drive belt #41353. Slightly
loosen the hex bolt next to the flat idler pulley. Install
the drive belt between the hex bolt and the flat idler
pulley with the flat side of the belt against the pulley.
Retighten the hex bolt.
Loop the belt around the large v-pulley, placing it to
the inside of the hex bolt that is beside the pulley.

bracket on the clutch/idler assembly. Secure the cable
housing guide (groove down) to the cable bracket
using the original collar and a 5/64" hair cotter pin.

52" DRIVE BELT (#41353)

LOOSEN BOLT
EXTENSION
STRAP
CLUTCH CABLE
SPRING

5164" HAIRPIN COTTER

COLLAR (from tractor)
CABLE BRACKET

FIGURE 23
FIGURE 25

STEP 12: (SEE FIGURE 26)
•
Attach the front of the clutch/idler assembly to the
two frame support brackets you assembled in step 5,
using two pivot lock pins and 1/8" hairpin cotters.
•
Attach the rear of the clutch/idler assembly to the
bottom of the tractor frame using two small 5/64"
hairpin cotters.

STEP 10: (SEE FIGURE 24)
•
Place the extension strap (from kit), a 1/4" spacer and
a 1/4" washer onto the welded pin on the idler arm.
Install a 5/64" hair pin cotter in the welded pin.
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5164"HAIR

PIVOT

_

COTTER PIN
/4" WASHER

PIN

SMALL
HAIRPIN

1/4" SPACER

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LARGE
HAIRPIN
COTTER

STRAP
(from kit)

FIGURE 24

FIGURE 26
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STEP
•
1.
2.
3.

STEP 13 (SEE FIGURE 27)
•
Assemble two 1/2" jam nuts all the way onto the
threads of each support link.

15: (SEE FIGURE 29)
Tighten the bolt and nut in each rear frame bracket.
Tighten the bolt and nut in each support tube.
Tighten the jam nuts on each support link against
the end of the support tube until slack is gone,
(3) 1/2" JAM NUTS

1/2

(2) TIGHTEN

FIGURE 27

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FIGURE 29

STEP 14 (SEE FIGURE 28)
•
Insert the threaded end of a support link into the
support tube on the left side of the tractor. Assemble
a 1/2"' x 1" washer onto the bent end of the link
and insert it into the hole in the front mount plate.
Assemble another 1/2" x 1" washer onto the end of
the link and secure it with a small 5/64" hairpin cotter.
Repeat on the right hand side.

(1)TIGHTEN

VIEWED FROM UNDER LEFT SIDE

STEP 16: (SEE FIGURE 30)
•
Move the tractor's attachment clutch lever to the
disengaged position.
•
Remove the belt guard for the PTO pulley on the
tractor's engine. Refer to "Cutting Deck Removal"' in
the SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE section of your
tractor Operator's Manual.
•
Install the drive belt onto the engine's PTO pulley.You
may first need to temporarily lift the belt from the large
pulley on the clutch idler assembly.
•
Reinstall the belt guard.

1/2" x 1" WASHER
SMALL 5/64"
HAIRPIN COTTER

BELT
GUARD

I_"xl"WASHER

PTO
PULLEY

Right Side
of Tractor

IDLER
PULLEY

FIGURE 28

VIEWED FROM UNDER LEFT SIDE

FIGURE 30
11

VIEWED FROM UNDERNEATH

ASSEMBLY
STEP 1:
Place
of the
using
nuts.

OF THE SNOW THROWER

STEP 3: (SEE FIGURE 33)
Tilt the snow thrower back down to the ground.
Remove the nylon tie which fastens the auger
drive belt to the discharge housing, leaving the belt
assembled around the pulleys.
Remove the nylon tie which fastens the chute crank
rod to the crank rod support tube.
Assemble the crank rod support tube to the bracket on
the left side of the discharge housing using two 5/16"
x 1-1/4" carriage bolts, and 5/16" Nylock nuts.

(SEE FIGURE 31)
the lift handle into the lift bracket on the right side
snow thrower. Fasten the handle to the bracket
two 5/16" x 1-3/4" hex bolts and 5/16" Nylock

LIFT HANDLE

\

\

DISCHARGE

\\

HOUSING

\\
\

HEX BOLT
5/16" x 1=3/4"
5/16" NYLOCK

FIGURE 31

NUT

LIFT BRACKET
RIGHT SIDE VIEW

NOTE: Be sure the lift release cable"s plastic covering
stays inserted into the trigger assembly for the next step.

5/16" NYLOCK NUT
FIGURE 33

STEP 2: (SEE FIGURE 32)
Push the lift handle down into the locked position.
Insert the end of the cable wire into the hole in the
lift rod. Place the threaded fitting into the slot in the
lift bracket, with one hex nut above and one hex nut
and the lock washer below the slot. Tighten the nuts,
adjusting them to eliminate slack in the cable wire.
Refer also to the Service and Adjustments section on
page 28 in this manual.

CRANK ROD
SUPPORT TUBE
LEFT SIDE VIEW

STEP 4: (SEE FIGURE 34)
Attach the chute tilt control assembly to the top side
of the crank support tube using two 5/16" x 1-3/4"
carriage bolts, bowed washers and 5/16" Nylock nuts.

HINT: For easier assembly of the lift release cable, tilt the
snow thrower forward onto the spiral auger.

CHUTE CRANK ROD
LIFT RELEASE
CABLE

CRANK SUPPORTTUBE
TiLT CONTROL HANDLE

_(

5/16" x 1=3/4"
CARRIAGE BOLT

HEX NUT
TRIGGER
ASSEMBLY

TiLT
CONTROL
ASSEMBLY

BOWED WASHER
LOCK
WASHER

5/16" NYLOCK NUT

HEX NUT

FIGURE 34

CABLE
WIRE
LIFT
ROD

FIGURE 32

RIGHT SiDE ViEW
12

LEFT SIDE VIEW

STEP5: (SEEFIGURE35)
Attachthechutecrankrodassembly
bracketsto
theplasticbracketontheleftsideofthedischarge
housing.
Alignthechutecrankbracketbeneaththe
rodsupportbracketandassemblebothtotheplastic
bracketusingtwo5/16"x 1"carriagebolts,5/16"
washersand5/16"Nylocknuts.Donot tightenyet.

STEP 6: (SEE FIGURE 36)
Coat the top of the ring around the discharge opening
with general purpose grease.
Place the discharge chute (facing forward) onto the
ring. Place the anti-rotation bracket on top of the chute
flange, aligning it with the holes on the right hand side
of the flange. Attach the three chute spacers and chute
keepers to the bottom of the flange using six 1/4" x 1"
hex bolts, 1/4" fiat washers and 1/4" flanged lock nuts.
Tighten the nuts.
Position the crank rod spiral (see figure 51 ) so that it
does not rub against the bottoms of the notches in the
chute flange. Tighten the nuts.
Turn the crank rod to check if the chute rotates freely.
If not, loosen by 1/4 turn each of the six hex bolts and
nuts attaching the chute spacers and chute keepers to
the flange.
Secure the control cables to the crank rod support
tube using a nylon tie.

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CHUTE CRANK
BRACKET

5/16" x 1"
CARRIAGE BOLT

X
\

CHUTE
CRANK
ROD

SPIRAL

1/4";(1"

HEX BOLT

ANTI=ROTATION

GREASED

FIGURE 35

SURFACE

LEFT SiDE ViEW

CHUTE SPACER
CHUTE KEEPER
1/4" FLANGED
LOCK NUT
r<.............
FIGURE 36

RIGHT SiDE ViEW

STEP 7: (SEE FIGURE 37)
Skip this step if you have a lawn tractor.
This step is for garden tractors only.
If you have a (GT) Garden Tractor, remove the stop
bolts from each side of the snow thrower frame.

STOP BOLT
FIGURE 37
13

RIGHT SiDE ViEW

ATTACHING

SNOW THROWER

iNSTALLiNG

TO TRACTOR

THE AUGER

BELT

STEP 1: (SEE FIGURE 24)
Push the lift handle down to increase slack in the belt

STEP 1 : (SEE FIGURE 22)
o
Place the snow thrower on a fiat, level surface.
o
Extend the auger belt out behind the snow thrower,
leaving the belt assembled to the snow thrower pulleys.
Roll the tractor up behind the snow thrower, centering
it between the snow thrower's mounting plates.
Raise the rear of the snow thrower by lifting up on
the lift handle until the notches in the mounting plates
align with the shoulder bolts in the tractor's side
plates. Guide the bolts into the notches.
Delay installing the clevis pins until you have
assembled the belt as instructed in steps 23 and 24.

(attachment pin must first be removed).
Swing the idler arm over to the side.
Place the auger belt around the rear pulley and
between the two idler arm pulleys. The "V" side of the
belt must be seated in the grooves of the V-pulleys.
install the two 1/2" x 7/8" clevis pins and 1/8" hairpin
cotters.

LEFT SiDE
OF TRACTOR

1/8" HAiRPiN
COTTER

/
REAR
PULLEY
SHOULDER
BOLT

iDLER ARM
FLAT PULLEY

\

MOUNTING
PLATE

iDLER ARM _PULLEY
AUGER
BELT

FIGURE 38

RIGHT SiDE ViEW
FIGURE 40

STEP 2: (SEE FIGURE 23)
The auger belt comes pre-assembled to the pulleys on
the snow thrower housing. Make sure the belt passes
over the top of the auger pulley and then twists 1/4
turn to pass underneath each side idler pulley. The
"V" side of the belt must mate with the grooves of the
pulleys.

BELT ROUTING DIAGRAM

_

AUGER PULLEY
TWIST
1/4 TURN

iDLER
PULLEY

VIEWED FROM UNDERNEATH

TWIST
1/4TURN

PULLEY

FIGURE 39
14

ENGINE PULLEY

iNSTALLiNG

THE ATTACHMENT

STEP 1: (REFER BACKTO
= Lift the front of the snow
the mounting plates and
side of the tractor insert
the holes. Secure it with
cotter.

SETTING

THE AUGER

PiN

ATTACH

REFLECTORS

TO REAR FENDER

STEP 1: (SEE FIGURE 26)
= If your tractor is not equipped with rear reflectors,
assemble the supplied rear reflectors to the rear
fender. Place the reflectors as close to the bottom of

FIGURE 22 ON PAGE 14)
blower to align the holes in
the side plates. From the left
the attachment pin through
by reinstalling the 1/8" hairpin

the fender and as far apart as the shape of the fender
will allow.

BELT TENSION

STEP 1: (SEE FIGURE 25)
Pull the tensioning chain until the end of the spring is
pulled through the hole in the side of the Clutch/Idler
assembly. Install a 1/8" hairpin cotter through the end
of the spring, securing it on the outside of the Clutch/
Idler assembly.
IMPORTANT:
cotter should
chain.

For correct belt tension, the 1/8" hairpin
attach to the end of the spring, not to the

NOTE; To prevent the chain from dragging on the
ground, loop the end of the chain though the pivot lock
pin.
REAR REFLECTORS

RIGHT

FIGURE 42

SIDE OF TRACTOR

1/8" HAIRPIN COTTER

CHECKLIST
Before you operate your snow thrower, please review
the following checklist to help ensure that you will
obtain the best performance from your snow thrower.
= Make sure all assembly instructions have been
completed with all bolts and nuts properly tightened.
= Make sure the correct drive belt was installed.
=
=
=
=

=

Make sure the drive belt and auger belt are routed
properly around pulleys and inside all belt keepers.
Check discharge chute for proper rotation.
Check operation of tilt control for upper chute.
Verify that the lift handle will lock into and release from
the raised transport position. (Refer to the Service and
Adjustments section.)
Check skid shoe adjustment. (Refer to the Service
and Adjustments section.)

IDLER FLAT PULLER

The following additional items are available from
Sears to help enhance the performance of your snow
thrower. See Accessories and Attachments in your
Owner's Manual.
= Tire chains which can be installed to improve traction.
= Rear wheel weights which can be installed in addition
to the rear weight tray to improve traction.
= Snow Cab which can be installed to help protect
against wind and blowing snow.

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