Snapper
Rear-Tine Tiller

Model #RT8S Snapper tiller

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Owner’s manual

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    Snowblower Nut#6

    Electric start Diagram

    Hcln, 1/4c g

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    Lawn Tractor Nut

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    Fln 5/16-18

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    Lawn & Garden Equipment Washer

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    Washer

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    Lawn & Garden Equipment Screw#3

    Engine & drive Diagram

    Hwst, 1/4c x

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    Lawn & Garden Equipment Washer#5

    Electric start Diagram

    Fw, .28x.63x

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    Lawn & Garden Equipment Lock Washer

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    Slw, .318x.5

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    Lawn Tractor Nut#21

    Tiller head Diagram

    Hfln 3/8

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    Washer, 11/32 x 11/16 x 1/16-in

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    Lawn Tractor Nut

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    Hn, 5/16c gr

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    Lawn & Garden Equipment Cotter Pin#8

    Shift quadrant Diagram

    Cotter pin

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    Symptoms common to all tillers

    Choose a symptom to see related tiller repairs.

    Main causes: worn or broken drive belts, bad transmission, clutch cable problems
    Main causes: broken shaft clevis pins, transmission failure
    Main causes: dirty carburetor, engine needs tune up, stale gas
    Main causes: carburetor failure, bad gasoline, dirty spark plug, broken recoil starter
    Main causes: leaky engine head gasket, damaged sump gasket, damaged oil drain plug seal, loose or cracked fuel line, leaky carburetor seal
    Main causes: damaged tines, broken clevis pins, worn drive belt, faulty transmission, clutch cable problems, improper depth-stake setting
    Main causes: clutch cable problems, faulty transmission

    Repair guides common to all tillers

    These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your tiller.

    May 1, 2013
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to replace a tiller recoil starter

    The recoil starter spins the engine when you pull the starter rope, and the rope retracts when released. If the recoil starter assembly is broken, follow the steps in this repair guide to replace it.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     15 minutes or less

    Articles and videos common to all tillers

    Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your tiller.

    December 28, 2018

    Find the right carburetor assembly for a Craftsman snowblower, tiller or log splitter

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    This chart will help you find the right carburetor for your Craftsman snowblower, tiller or log splitter.

    December 28, 2018

    Find the right carburetor kit for a Craftsman snowblower, tiller or log splitter

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    This chart can help you find the right carburetor kit for your Craftsman snowblower, tiller or log splitter.

    November 1, 2015

    Tiller common questions

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    These frequently asked questions might help you figure out what's wrong with your garden tiller.