Husqvarna 224 Snow Blower Oil Change
Check V-belts for damage and wear after every 50 hours of operation. Replace them if necessary. Belts are not adjustable. Change the belt if it is worn out and begins to slip. (Cm. “REMOVING THE BELT DRIVE COVER” In chapter “Service and Adjustment of this manual”)
Your snow blower’s V-belts are specially designed and should only be replaced with original belts, which you can purchase from your nearest dealer. Use of other belts may result in personal injury and damage to the snow blower.
Screw DRIVE REDUCER
- The drive gearbox is filled with grease at the factory to the required level. Lubrication control may only be required if the gearbox of the drive needs repair.
- If greasing is required, use only Ronex ED # 1 grease.
Do NOT LUBRICATE drive components inside the snow blower. Sprockets, hexagonal studs, drive and clutch discs do not need to be lubricated. Bearings and bushings are lubricated internally and do not require maintenance over the entire life cycle.
Warning: Any lubrication of the above components may lead to a malfunction of the drive system and, as a result, breakdown of the snow blower.
Check the oil level in the crankcase before starting and after every five (5) hours of operation. When checking the oil level in the crankcase, do not forget to screw the cap with the dipstick all the way.
Change the oil every 25 hours of operation or once a year if the snow blower is used less than 25 hours a year.
For CHANGE OIL
When planning an oil change, consider the expected temperature level.
Husqvarna 224 Snow Blower Oil Change
- Make sure that the snow blower is on level ground.
- Oil will flow better in warm weather.
- Collect the oil in a suitable container.
Note: For more convenient access to the drain hole and installation of a container for drained oil, the wheel on the left side of the snow blower can be removed. (Cm. “REMOVAL OF WHEELS” In chapter “Service and Adjustments” of this manual).
- Disconnect the spark plug terminal from the spark plug and position it so as to avoid accidental contact with the spark plugs.
- Wipe the area around the drain hole.
- Unscrew the drain plug and drain the oil into a suitable container.
- Replace the cap and tighten it carefully.
- Wipe off spilled oil from the snow blower and engine.
- Replace the left wheel (if it was removed to drain the oil). Make sure the stud is in the correct hole on the wheel axle (See “REMOVAL OF WHEELS” In chapter “Service and Adjustments” of this manual).
- Remove the oil filler cap / dipstick. Be careful not to get dirt inside the engine.
- Add oil through the neck. Pour slowly. Do not overfill.
- Use a dipstick to control the level. When measuring the oil level, do not forget to screw the cap all the way. Oil must be poured to level “FULL” on the probe.
- Wipe off spilled oil.
Inspect and replace the muffler if it has become unusable as a result of corrosion and is a hazard as source of open flame and / or other hazards.
Change the spark plug at the beginning of each season or after every 100 hours of operation. The type of spark plug and the working clearance are given in the engine manual.
Caution: Remove the terminal from the spark plug and position it so as to avoid accidental contact with the spark plug.
- Keep all surfaces / wheels clean of fuel, oil, etc.
- We do not recommend using garden hoses to clean the snow blower, unless the electrical devices, silencer and carburetor are closed to water. Water entering the engine can reduce its service life.
Warning: To prevent personal injury, before servicing or adjusting:
- Make sure the choke is in position. “STOP”.
- Remove the security key.
- Make sure that the auger and all moving parts have stopped.
- Remove the terminal from the spark plug and position it so as to avoid accidental contact with the spark plug.
Snow Blower Height Adjustment. See section “ADJUSTING THE GUIDING SLIDES” In chapter “Work Order” of this instruction.
Emission REFLECTOR (DEFLECTOR)
The ejection reflector is mounted on the ejector channel and provides snow ejection away from the operator. If the reflector is defective, it must be replaced.