Quick Start Guide Deluxe 30 Platinum (921029 s/n 000101 & up) • Step 1: Assemble Handlebars • Step 2: Install Discharge Chute • Step 3: Install Ch
Step Three: Install Chute Control Assembly 1. Remove the gear cover from top of chute pedestal. 2. Release the lock teeth on the gear assembly with yo
Step Three: Install Chute Control Assembly Cont. 3. Remove the rubber grommet from the control panel. 4. Make sure the chute control cable is routed b
Step Four: Install Discharge Chute Rod NOTE: To ensure the discharge chute follows its full range of travel, make sure the control lever is centered
Step Four: Install Discharge Chute Rod Cont. 4. Hook the chute control cable onto the chute rod. IMPORTANT: The chute control cable hook will prevent
Step Five: Install Remote Deflector Control Cable 1. Connect the barrel cable end to the chute deflector cable anchor before clipping the cable to th
Step Six: Check Function of Dual Handle Interlock Without the engine running, press down (engage) both clutch levers. Release attachment clutch lever.
Step Seven: Check Tire Pressure Check tire pressure and adjust to the pressure listed on tire sidewall.
Step Eight: Adjust Skid Shoes IMPORTANT: Skid shoes should be adjusted as conditions require. Allow 1/8 in. (3mm) between scraper blade and hard smoot
Check oil level in auger gearcase (see Check Auger Gearcase in Owners Manual). Step Nine: Check Auger Gearcase Oil
IMPORTANT: The engine is shipped with 5W-30 oil in crankcase. Refer to engine manual for detailed instructions. Step Ten: Check Engine Crankcase Oil (
Step One: Assemble Handlebars NOTE: The Ariens company has made changes to packaging that affects this serial number range. If the upper handlebars
Fill fuel tank. DO NOT OVERFILL! See FILLING FUEL TANK in Owners Manual. Step Eleven: Fill Engine Fuel Tank (Ariens AX)
Step Twelve: Starting the Engine (Ariens AX)
Starting Engine / Step A: Choke Turn throttle all the way up. Turn choke ON.
Starting Engine / Step B: Rocker Switch Push rocker switch to RUN position.
Starting Engine / Step C: Fuel Shut Off Valve Turn fuel petcock to ON position.
Starting Engine / Step D: Key Install Safety Key Switch. Insert ignition key into slot but DO NOT turn the key. Be sure ignition key snaps into place
Starting Engine / Step E: Prime Prime system: 3 primes maximum. DO NOT over prime system. Make sure to cover the vent hole on primer bulb before the
Starting Engine / Step F: (Manual Start) Grasp rope handle. Pull slowly until resistance is felt, then pull rope firmly and quickly to start engine a
Starting Engine / Step F: (Electric Start) Use a 3-wire extension cord and plug cord into starter motor adaptor first. Then plug cord into w
Starting Engine / Step G: (Electric Start) Press and hold starter button. Note: Do not hold the electric starter button down for more than 5 seconds.
Step One: Assemble Handlebars (Unfold Lower Handlebar) IMPORTANT: Be sure to block wheels or secure unit so it does not move during assembly. 1. Rotat
Starting Engine / Step H: Warm up Allow the engine to warm up for 1-2 minutes, move the choke control to the CHOKE OFF position.
Step Thirteen: Stopping the Engine (Ariens AX) Under normal conditions: 1. Turn throttle down. 2. Push rocker switch to STOP position. 3. Pull saf
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Step One: Assemble Handlebars (Attach Upper Handlebar Assembly) 1. Attach upper handlebar assembly to lower handlebar using two sets of the handlebar
Step One: Assemble Handlebars (Attach Control Cables) 1. Hook spring end of attachment control cable to the clutch arm. 2. Hook spring end of the trac
Step One: Assemble Handlebars (Unfold Upper Handlebar) Assembly) 1. Rotate handlebar into operating position. NOTE: Be careful not to damage cable spr
Step One: Assemble Handlebars (Connect Headlight Wire Harness) NOTE: The headlight wire harness comes attached to the upper handlebar assembly. 1. Rou
Step One: Assemble Handlebar 1. Remove the lower and loosen the upper hardware on the handlebar assembly. 2. Loosen the hardware on the shift rod. 3.
Step Two: Install Discharge Chute 1. Grease underside of discharge chute ring (if not already greased). 2. Remove mounting hardware from auger housing