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  • Operator’s Manual

    Original Operating Instructions

    Chipper Shredders

    P/N: 14306

    ECN: 10405

    REV4: 05/30/14

    © 2014 Ardisam, Inc.

    All Rights Reserved Get parts online at

    www.getearthquake.com

    GAS/OIL RATIO

    50:1

    Model No. Description

    14267 212cc Viper Earthquake Chipper Shredder

    19307 212cc Viper Earthquake Chipper Shredder

    14268 212cc Viper Earthquake Chipper Shredder (CE)

    9060300 8.50 Torque Rated Briggs Earthquake Chipper Shredder

    9060140 8.25 Torque Rated Briggs Earthquake Chipper Shredder (CE)

    9070300 11.50 Torque Rated Briggs Earthquake Chipper Shredder

    9010400 14.50 Torque Rated Briggs Earthquake Chipper Shredder

    12547 14.50 Torque Rated Briggs Earthquake Chipper Shredder (CE)

    1692327 Tow Bar Kit

    1692210 Vacuum Kit

    Includes: 14306-0001R1

  • Operator’s Manual

    Chipper Shredders

    2 Check for parts online at www.getearthquake.com or call 800-345-6007 M-F 8-5

    INTRODUCTION Congratulations on your investment in quality. Thank you for purchasing a Chipper Shredder from Earthquake®. We have worked to ensure that your product meets the highest standards for usability and durability. With proper care, your Chipper Shredder will provide many years of service.

    Please read this entire manual before installation and use. Earthquake reserves the right to change, alter or improve the product and this document at any time without prior notice.

    CONTENTS Registration and Service ............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 2 Warnings and Safety Precautions ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 3-4 General Operation ................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 4-5 Transportaion and Storage ....................................................................................................................................................................................................... 5 Service and Maintenance .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 5 Safety Decals .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 6-8 Assembly ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................9-11 Features & Controls ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................12 General Operating Safety ................................................................................................................................................................................................. 13-14 Chipping and Shredding Recommendations ..................................................................................................................................................................15 Maintenance ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 16-19 Troubleshooting Chart .............................................................................................................................................................................................................20 Repair ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 21-22 Specifications ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................23 Parts & Accessories ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................23 Illustrated Parts Breakdown............................................................................................................................................................................................. 24-30 Declairation of Conformity .............................................................................................................................................................................................. 31-35 Warranty ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................36

    This manual may contain information for several models. Read and keep this manual for future reference. This manual contains important information on SAFETY, ASSEMBLY, OPERATION, AND MAINTENANCE. The owner must be certain that all the product information is included with the unit. This information includes the MANUAL, the REPLACEMENT PARTS and the WARRANTIES. This information must be included to make sure state laws and other laws are followed. This manual should remain with the engine even if it is resold.

    OWNERSHIP RECORDS

    Owner’s Name:

    Owner’s Address:

    City: State/Province: Zip Code/Postal Code: Model Number: Serial Number: Date of Purchase: Notes:

    REGISTRATION AND SERVICE Record the engine model number and serial number in the space provided for easy reference when ordering parts or requesting technical support. Excluding emissions-related warranty items, the warranty is valid only if the completed registration is received by Ardisam within 30 days of purchase. (SEE WARRANTY SECTION FOR MORE INFORMATION.) You can register your warranty online by visiting www.getearthquake.com, or by mailing it to: Ardisam, 1160 Eighth Avenue, Cumberland, WI 54829. If you do not have a computer, call our customer service department at (800) 345-6007 Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST.

    Federal Emissions Information

    Earthquake warrants to the retail purchaser, that this small, off-road engine was designed, built and equipped to conform at the time of initial sale to all applicable regulations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

    SERIAL NUMBER

    DECAL 14306-0002R1

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    Operator’s Manual

    Chipper Shredders

    WARNINGS AND SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Owner’s Responsibility

    Accurate assembly, and safe and effective use of the chipper shredder is the owner’s responsibility.

    • Read and follow all safety instructions. • Carefully follow all assembly instructions. • Maintain the chipper shredder according to directions

    and schedule included in this Earthquake operator’s manual.

    • Ensure that anyone who uses the chipper shredder is familiar with all controls and safety precautions.

    Special Messages

    Your manual contains special messages to bring attention to potential safety concerns, machine damage as well as helpful operating and servicing information. Please read all the information carefully to avoid injury and machine damage.

    NOTE: General information is given throughout the manual that may help the operator in the operation or service of the machine.

    Important Safety Precautions

    Please read this section carefully. Operate the chipper shredder according to the safety instructions and recommendations outlined here and inserted throughout the text. Anyone who uses this chipper shredder must read the instructions and be familiar with the controls. Learn how to control the chipper shredder at all times.

    This symbol points out important safety instructions which if not followed could endanger your personal safety. Read and follow all instructions in this manual before attempting to operate this equipment.

    • Do not allow children to operate this chipper shredder. Keep small children away from the area being tilled. Do not allow adults to operate the chipper shredder without proper instruction.

    Preparation • Dress appropriately when operating the chipper

    shredder. Always wear sturdy footwear and safety goggles. Never wear sandals, sneakers or open shoes, and never operate the chipper shredder with bare feet. Do not wear loose clothing that might get caught in moving parts.

    • Make sure chipper shredder is free of debris before starting the engine.

    • Do not allow anyone near the equipment while it is running.

    • Do not operate without the debris bag in place because this unit discharges debris at high speeds.

    • Never