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SF = AR8 [ nFTXHnN ° iWr MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 OWNER'SMANUAL • oAssemblyn • Operati • Customer Responsibilities • Service and Adjustments • Repair Parts CAUTION : Read and follow all safety rules and instructions before operating this equipment . FOR CONSUMER ASSISTANCE HOT LINE , CALLTHIS TOLL FREE NUMBER : 1 - 800 - 659 - 5917
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A SAFETY RULES Safe Operation Practices for Ride - On Mowers u IMPORTANT : THIS CUTTING MACHINE IS CAPABLE OF AMPUTATING HANDS AND FEET AND THROWING OBJECTS , FAILURE TO OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH , GENERAL OPERATION Ill . CHILDREN Read , understand , and follow all instructions in the manual Tragic accidents can occur if the operator is not alert to the and on the machine before starting . presence of children . Children are often attracted to the Only allow responsible adults , who are familiar with the machine and the mowing activity . Never assume that instructions , to operate the machine . children will remain where you last saw them . Clear the area of objects such as rocks , toys , wire , etc . , Keep children out of the mowing area and under the watchful which could be picked up and thrown by the blade . care of another responsible adult . Be sure the area is clear of other people before mowing . Stop Be alert and turn machine offif children enter the area . machine if anyone enters the area . Before and when backing , look behind and down for small Never carry passengers . children . Do not mow in reverse unress absolutely necessary . Always Never carry children . They may fall off and be seriously look down and behind before and while backing . injured or interfere with safe machine operation . Be aware of the mower discharge direction and do not point Never allow children to operate the machine . it at anyone . Do not operate the mower without either the entire grass catcher or the guard in place . Use extra care when approaching blind corners , shrubs , trees , or other objects that may obscure vision . Slow down before turning . Never leave a running machine unattended . Always turn off IV . SERVICE blades , set parking brake , stop engine , and remove keys Use extra care in handling gasoline and other fuels , They are before dismounting . flammable and vapors are explosive , Turn off blades when not mowing . Use only an approved container , Stop engine before removing grass catcher or unclogging chute . Never remove gas cap or add fuel with the engine running . AIJow engine to cool before refueling . Do not Mow only in daylight or good artificial light . smoke . Do not operate the machine while under the influence of Never refuel the machine indoors . alcohol or drugs . Never store the machine or fuel container inside where Watch for traffic when operating near or crossing roadways . there is an open flame , such as a water heater . Use extra care when loading or unloading the machine into Never run a machine inside a closed area . a trailer or truck . Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade attachment bolts , tight and keep equipment in good condition . II . SLOPE OPERATION • Never tamper with safety devices . Check their proper Slopes are a major factor related to loss - of - control and operation regularly . tipover accidents , which can result in severe injury or Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or other debris build - up . death . All slopes require extra caution . If you cannot back Clean oil or fuel spillage . Allow machine to cool before up the slope or if you feel uneasy on it , do not mow it , storing . Stop and inspect the equipment if you strike an object . DO : Repair , if necessary , before restarting . Mow up and down slopes , not across . Never make adjustments or repairs with the engine running . Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree limbs , etc . • Grasscatchercompenentsaresubjecttowear , damage , and Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Uneven terrain could deterioration , which could expose moving parts or allow overturn the machine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . objects to be thrown . Frequently check components and Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so that you will not have replace with manufacturer's recommended parts , when nec - to stop or shift while on the slope . essary . Follow the manufacturer's recommendations for wheel Mower blades are sharp and can cut . Wrap the blade ( s ) or weights or counterweights to improve stability . wear gloves , and use extra caution when servicing them . Use extra care with grass catchers or other attachments . • Check brake operation frequently . Adjust and service as These can change the stability of the machine . required . Keep all movement on the slopes slowand gradual Do not make sudden changes in speed or direction . safety precautions . It means Avoid starling or stopping on a slope . If tires lose traction , _ Look for this symbol to point out important CAUTION . H BECOME ALERTHf YOUR disengage the blades and proceed slowly straight down the slope . SAFETY IS INVOLVED . DO NOT : CAUTION : Always disconnect spark plug Do not turn on slopes unless necessary , and then , turn slowly wire and place wire where it can not contact and gradually downhill , if possible . spark plug in order to prevent accidental Do not mow near drep - offs , ditches , or embankments . The mOwer could suddenly turn over if a wheel is over the edge starting when setting up , transporting , of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge caves in . adjusting or making repairs . Do not mow on wet grass . Reduced traction could cause sliding . WARNING = 0 = Do not try to stabilize the machine by putting your foot on the ground . Do not use grass catcher on steep slopes . The engine exhaust from this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer , birth defects , or other reproduc - tive harm . 2
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CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a Sears PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Tractor . it has been designed , engineered and manufac - HORSEPOWER : 19 tured to give you the best possible dependability and performance . GASOLINE CAPACITY 3.5 GALLONS Should you experience any problem you cannot easily AND TYPE : UNLEADED REGULAR remedy , please contact your nearest Sears Authorized OIL TYPE ( API - SF / SG / SH ) : SAE 30 ( above 32 ° F ) Service Center / Department . We have competent , well - SAE 5W - 30 ( below 32 ° F ) trainedtechniciansand the proper toolsto serviceor repair thistractor . OIL CAPACITY : 3.0 PINTS Please read and retain this manual . The instructionswill SPARK PLUG : CHAMPION RJ19LM enable you to assembleand maintain your tractorproperly . GAP : . 030 " ) Always observe the " SAFETY RULES " . VALVE CLEARANCE : INTAKE : . 004 " - . 006 " MODEL EXHAUST : . 007 " - . 009 " NUMBER 917.258562 GROUND SPEED ( MPH ) : FORWARD : SERIAL 1st 1.1 NUMBER 2nd 1.5 3rd 2.3 DATEOFPURCHASE 4th 3.5 5th 4.4 THEMODELANDSERIALNUMBERSWILLBEFOUND 6th 5.7 REVERSE : 1.7 ON A PLATE UNDER THE SEAT . TIRE PRESSURE : FRONT : 14 PSII YOU SHOUL D RECORD BOTH SERIAL NUMBER AND REAR : 10 PS DATE OF PURCHASE AND KEEP IN A SAFE PLACE FOR FUTURE REFERENCE . CHARGING SYSTEM : 3 AMPS BATTERY 5 AMPS HEADLIGHTS MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT BATTERY : AMP / HR : 30 MIN . CCA : 240 A Sears Maintenance Agreement is available on this prod - uct . Contact your nearest Sears store for details , CASE SIZE : U1R BLADE BOLT TORQUE : 30 - 35 FT . LBS . CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES Read and observe the safety rules . witha sparkarrestermeeting applicablelocal or state laws Follow a regular schedule inmaintaining , cadngfor and ( if any ) . tta spark arrester is used , it should be maintained using your tractor . in effective working order by the operator . Follow the instructions under " Customer Responsibili - In the state of California the above is required by law ties " and " Storage " sections of this owner's manual . ( Section 4442 of the California Public Resources Code ) . Other states may have similar laws . Federal laws apply onle WARNING : This tractor is equipped with an internal federal lands . A spark arrester for the muffler is availab combustion engine and should not be used on or near anyv - through your nearest Sears Authorized SeNice Center / unimproved forest - covered , brush - covered or grass - co Department ( See REPAIR PARTS section of this manual ) . ered land unless the engine's exhaust system is equipped LIMITED TWO YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT For two ( 2 ) years from the date of purchase , ifthis Craftsman Riding Equipmentis maintained , lubricetedand tuned up according to the instructionsin the owner's manual , Sears willrepair or replace , free of charge , any parts found to be defective in materialor workmanship . This Warranty does not cover : . Expendable itemswhich become wornduringnormal use , such as blades , spark plugs , air cleaners , belts , etc . Tire replacementor repair caused by puncturesfrom outsideobjects , such as nails , thorns , stumps , orglass . Repairs necessary because of operatorabuse , negligence , improperstorage oraccident orthe failureto maintainthe equipmentaccordingto the instructionscontained inthe owner'smanual . Riding equipment used for commercial orrental purposes . LIMITED 90 DAY WARRANTY ON BATTERY FOr ninety ( 90 ) days from date of purchase , if any battery includedwith this riding equipment proves defective in material or workmanshipand our testingdetermines the batterywillnot holda charge , Sears will replacethe batteryat no charge . IN - HOME WARRANTY SERVICE ON YOUR CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO - CHARGE FOR 30 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE . PLEASE CONTACT YOUR NEAREST SERVICE CENTER . AFTER 30 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE , WARRANTY SERVICE IS AVAILABLE BY TAKING YOUR CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT TO YOUR NEAREST SEARS SERVICE CENTER . ( IN - HOME WARRANTY SERVICE WILL STILL BE AVAILABLE AFTER 30 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE BUT A STANDARD TRIP CHARGE WILL APPLY . ) THIS WARRANTY APPLIES ONLY WHILE THIS PRODUCT IS IN THE UNITED STATES . This Warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rightswhich may vary from state to state . SEARS , ROEBUCK AND CO . , D / 817 WA , HOFFMAN ESTATES , IL 60179
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TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY RULES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 OPERAT ON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 - 14 PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 , 15 - 19344 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 - 25 WARRANTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . STORAGE . . . . . . . 26 TABLE OF CONTENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TROUBLESHOOTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 - 28 INDEX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . REPAIR PARTS - TRACTOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 . . 47 TRACTOR ACCESSORIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 REPAIR PARTS - ENGINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 - 53 ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 - 9 PARTS ORDERING / SERVICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BACK PAGE INDEX A E O Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Electdcal : Oil : Adjustments : Interlocks and Relays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Cold Weather Conditions . . . . . . . 13,17 Brake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Schematic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Carburetor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Wiring Diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Mower : Engine : Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 - 14 Front - To - Back . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Air Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Operating Mower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Side - To - Side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Air Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Options : Throttle Control Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Cooling Fins , Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Air Filter , Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Oil Change . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . t 7 Spark Arrester . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,40 AirScreen , Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ 18 Oil Level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13,17 P Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 - 9 Oil Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Parking Brake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 - 12 B Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Parts Bag . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Battery : Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 - 53 Parts , Replacement / Repair . . . . . . . . . . . 30 - 47 Charging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 - 8 Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 R Connecting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 - 8 F Startingw _ thWeak Battery . . . . . . . . . 23 Filters : Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 - 47 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Air . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 S Terminals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Belts : Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Fuel : • Motion Drive Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 • Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 - 25 Removal / Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Mower Blade Drive Brake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Fuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Carburetor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Removal / Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . 22 G Blade : Fuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Gauge Wheels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Hood Removal / Installation . . . . . . . . . . 24 Sharpening . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 H MotionDrive Belt Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Hood Removal / Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Removal / Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Brake Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 L Mower Blade Drive Belt C Removal / Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Leveling Mower Deck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Carburetor Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Mower Adjustment : LubricationChart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Controls , Tractor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Front - to - Back . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : . . . . . . 21 M Customer Responsibilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 - 19 Side - to - Side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . t 5 Engine : Mower Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Mower : Air Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Mower Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Adjustment , Front - to - Back . . . . . . . . . . 21 Air Screen , Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Tire Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8,16,23 Adjustment , Side - to - Side . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Slope Guide Sheet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Blade Sharpening . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Cooling Fins , Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Spark Plugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Blade Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Engine Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Fuel Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 CuttingHeight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Startingthe Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 - 14 Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Spark Plugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Steering Wheel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7,23 Tractor : Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Stopping the Tractor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Blades . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Lubrication Chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Mowing Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 T Muffler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Throttle Control Cable Adjustment . . . . . 24 T _ reCare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8,16,23 Spark Arrester . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,40 Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8,16,23 Mulcher Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Cutting Height , Mower . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Trouble ShootingChart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 - 28 Transaxle Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 - 47 W Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Wiring Diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Wiring Schematic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 4
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ACCESSORIES AND ATTACHMENI " S These accessories and attachmentswere availablethroughmostSears retailoutletsandservicecenterswhen thetractorwas purchased . Most Sears storescan order these itemsfor you when youprovidethe model number of yourtractor . ! NGINE MAINTENANCE SPARKPLUG GAS CAN ENGINEOIL FUEL STABILIZER AIR FILTER BLADES BELTS PERFORMANCE Sears offersa wide vadety of attachments that fit yourtractor . Many of these are listedbelow withbrief explanations of howthey can help you . This list was current at the time of publication ; however , it may change in future years - more attachmentsmay be added , changes may be made in these attachments , or some may no longer be available or fit your model . Contact your nearest Sears store for the accessories and attachments that are available for your tractor , Most of these attachments do not require additionalhitchesor conversionkits ( thosethat do are indicated ) and are designed for easy attaching and detaching . SNOW BLADE forsnowremevalonly , 14 - inchhlgh , 48 - inchwide AERATOR promotes deep root growth for a healthy lawn . Ta - bladeclears42 - inch pathwhen angledleftorright . Raises , lowers pered 2.5 - inch steel spikes mounted on 10 - inch diameter discsn . withside lever . Adjustableskids ; replaceable , areversiblescraperr puncture holes in soil at close intervals to let moisture soak i bar . ( Use withtire chainsandwheel weights and / orrear drawb Steel weight tray for increased penetration . weight . ) BAGGER lets you collect grass clippings and loaves for ald SNOWTHROWER has 40 - inchswath , Drum - typeauger handles healthier , nearer looking lawn . Two Permanex containers ho powdery and wet / heavy snow . Mounts easily with simple cpinh 30 - gallon plasticbags . arrangement . Discharge chuteadjustsfrom tractorseat . 6 - in BUMPER protects front end of tractor from damage . diameter spout dischargessnow 10 to 50 feet . aLiftcontrolledatr CARTS make hauling easy . Variety of sizes available plusr , tractor seat . ( Use with chains and wheel weights and / or re eccessodes such as side panel kits , tool caddy , cad cove drawbarweight . ) protective mat and dolly . SPRAYERS use 12 - volt DC electricmotor that connectsto the CORING AERATOR takes small plugs out of soil to allow mois - tractor battery or other 12 - volt source . Includes booms for ture and nutrients to reach grass roots . 36 - inch swath . 24 automaticsprayingand handheld wandfor spotspraying . Wand hardened steel coring tips . 150 lb . capacityweight tray . has ad ustable spray pattern . For applying herbicides , insecti - cides , lung c des and liquidfert zers , EASY OIL DRAIN VALVE makes oil changes easier , faster . FRONT NOSE ROLLER cantersinfront of mowerdeckto reduce SPREADER / SEEDERS make seeding , fertilizing , and weed kill - chances of " scalping " on uneven terrain . ing easy . Broadcastspreaders are also usefulfor granular de - icers and sand . GANG HITCH letsyou tow 2 or3 pull - behindattachmentsatonce , SWEEPERS let youcollect grassclippingsand leaves . such as sweepers , dethatchers , aerators ( notfor use withrollers , carts or other heavy attachments ) . TILLER has 5 hp engine and 36 - inchswathto prepareseedbeds , GAUGE WHEELS on both sides of the mower deck reduce cultivateand compostgarden residue . Tiller has itsown built - inh . liftand depthcontrolsystemanddoes NOT requirea sleevehitc chancesof " scalping " on uneventerrain . Formowerdecks notso Fitsany lawn , yardorgardentractor . Simplyhookuptothetrector equipped . drawbar and go ! Optional accessories convert , unit for MULCH RAKFJD _ THATCHER loosens soil and ftips thotchand dethatching , aerating , hilling . . . withouttools . mattedleaves to lawn surfaceforeasy pickup . Twenty springtinent teeth . Useful toprepare bareareasfor seeding . Availablefor fro TIRE CHAINS are heavy duty ; closelyspaced extra - largecross linksgive smooth ride , outstandingtraction . or rear mounting . HIGH PERFORMANCE REEL - ACTIONand SPRING TINE DETHATCHER covers 36 - inch wide path TRACTOR CAB has heavy duty vinyt fab _ c over tubular steel tosses thatchinto large hopper . Mounts behind tractor . frame , ABS plastictop ; clear plasticwindshieldoffers360 degreem visibility . Hinged metal doorswithcatch . Keeps operatorwar MULCHING CLOSE - OUT PLATE KIT , once installed , lets you and dry . Remove vinyl sides and windshields for use as sund / mulch discharge or bag clippings ( bagger optional ) without protector in summer . Optional accessories include : tinte changingblades . For modelsnot equipped as 3 - in - 1 Convert b e mowers . See " MOWER " in the Repair Parts section of this temperedsolidsafetyglasswindshieldwithhandoperatedwiper ; manual . 12 - volt ambercaution lightfor mountingon cab top . VACS for powerfulcollectionofheavy grassclippingsandleaves . RAMP TOPS AND FEET let you load and unload tractor from a Optional wand attachment to pick up debds in hard - to - reach pickup truck , Use with 2 x 8 or 2 x 10 lumber . places . VAC / CHIPPER includesa chipper - shredder . ROLLER for smoother lawn surface . 36 - inoh wide , 18 - inch WEIGHT BRACKET for drswbar for snow removal applications . diameter water - tight drum holds upto 390 Ibs . of weight . lRoundedly Uses ( 1 ) 55 lb . weight . edges prevent harm to turf . Adjustable scraper automatica cleans drum . WHEEL WEIGHTS for rear wheels provideneeded traction for snow removal or dozing heavy materials . 5
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CONTENTS OF HARDWARE PACK Parts Bag contents shown full size ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 Seat ( 1 ) Large Flat Washer ( 1 ) Lockwasher 3 / 8 @ ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18x 1 - 1 / 4 ( 1 ) Locknut 5 / 16 - 18 Manual Parts Bag ( 1 ) Shoulder ( 1 ) Hex Bolt Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 1 / 2 - 13 x 1 Parts bag contents not shown full size 17 / 32 x6 . 1 - 3 / 1 x 12 ( _ ( 2 ) x 7 / W8 axs1h4erGsau3g / 8e 1 ) Washer ( 2 ) Shoulder Gauge Bolts ( 1 ) LockWasher 1 / 2 Q Wheels ( 2 ) Gauge _ " _ ( 2 ) Lock ( 2 ) Center - # 10 x 5 / 8 lock Nuts _ Washers ( 2 ) Screws Steering Wheel Adapter ( 2 ) Keys . o _ - ] ( 2 ) Weld | k . _ J ( 2 ) Washers _ . / 3 / 16x3 / 4 _ Nuts # 10 x 16 Gauge _ o _ Steering k Wheel Assemblys Insert ( 2 ) Hex Bolts 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Steering Extension Shaft ( 2 ) Hex Nuts 1 / 4 - 20 ® : 2 ) Washers 9 / 32 x 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge Slope Sheet 12 } Lock Washers 1 / 4 6
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ASSEMBLY i Your new tractor has been assembled at the factorywithexceptionof thoseparts leftunassembledfor shippingpurposes . To ensure safe and properoperationofyour tractorall partsand hardwareyouassemblemust be tightenedsecurely . Use the correct tools as necessary to insureproper tightness . TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY A socketwrench set will make assemblyeasier . Standard _ EX INSERT wrench sizes are listed . ( 1 ) 5 / 16 " wrench ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " Socket w / driverachet BOLT ( 2 ) 7 / 16 " wrenches PhillipsScrewdriver OCK WASHER ( 2 ) 112 " wrench Tire pressuregauge ( 1 ) 9 / 16 " wrench Utilityknife LARGE FLAT WASHER When right or left hand is mentioned in this manual , it means when you are in the operating position ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM CARTON STEERING WHEEL UNPACK CARTON • Remove all accessible loose parts and partscartons BOOT from carton ( See page 6 ) . • Cut , from top to bottom , alonglineson allfour comers of carton , and lay panels flat . • Check for any additional loose parts or cartons and remove . _ TEERING ADAPTER BEFORE ROLLING TRACTOR OFF SKID EXTENSION SHAFT ATTACH STEERING WHEEL ( See Fig . 1 ) 5 / 16 HEX BOLT ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND BOOT • Slide extension shaft onto lower steeringshaft . Align mounting holes in extension and lower shafts and install5 / 16 hex bolt and Iocknut . Tighten securely . IMPORTANT : TIGHTEN BOLTAND NUT SECURELYTO 18 - 22 FT . LBS TORQUE . • Place tabs of steeringboot over tab slotsindash and push down to secure . INSTALL STEERING WHEEL • Positionfront wheelsof the tractorsothey are pointing straightforward . • Slide steeringwheel adapteronto steeringshaftexten - sion . FIG . 1 • Positionsteering wheel so cross bars are horizontal HOW TO SET UP YOUR TRACTOR ( left to right ) and slide insideboot and onto adapter . Assemble large flat washer , 3 / 8 lockwasher , 3 / 8 hex CONNECT BATTERY ( See Fig . 2 ) bolt and tighten securely . • Snap steering wheel insert into center of steering CAUTION : Do not short battery termi - wheel . nals by allowing a wrench or any othere object to contact both terminals at th • Remove protective materials from tractor hood and grill . same time . Before connecting batterych remove meta bracelets , wristwat IMPORTANT : CHECK FOR AND REMOVE ANY STAPLESR bands , rings , etc . IN SKID THAT MAY PUNCTURE TIRES WHERE TRACTO IS TO ROLL OFF SKID , Positive terminal must be connected first to prevent sparking from acciden - TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Fig . 8 ) tal grounding . • Raise attachment liftlever to its highestposition • • Release parking brake by depressing ciutcWbrake • Lifthoodto raised position . pedal . • Place gearshiftlever in neutral ( N ) position . • Open terminalaccess doors remove terminalprotec - • Roll tractor backwards off skid . tive caps and discard . Remove banding holdingdischarge guard upagainst • If this batteryis put intoservice after monthand year tractor . indicated on label ( label located between terminals ) charge batteryfor minimumof one hourat 6 - 10 amps . 7
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ASSEMBLY Firstconnect RED battery cable to positive ( + ) battery terminalwithhex bolt , flat washer , lockwasherand hex SEAT nut as shown . Tighten securely . SEAT PAN • Connect BLACK greundingcableto negative ( - ) batteryck terminal with remaining hex bolt , flat washer , lo washer and hex nut . Tighten securely . SHOULDER • Close terminal access doom . Use terminal access doors for : • Inspection for secure connections ( to tighten hard - ware ) . Inspectionfor corrosion . ADJUSTMENT LOCKWASHER BOLT • Testing battery . FIG . 3 • Jumping ( if required ) . • Periodiccharging . CHECK TIRE PRESSURE LOCK FLAT The tiresonyourtractorwere overinflatedat thefactory for HEX NUT WASHER WASHER shippingpurposes . Correct . tire pressure is importantfor best cuttingperformance . DISCARD TERM | HAL HEX PROTECTIVE CAPS BOLT • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " on page 3 of this manual . CHECK DECK LEVELNESS TERMINAL " ' - : Forbestcuttingresults , mowerhousingshouldbe properly leveled . See " TO ' LEVEL MOWER HOUSING in the ACCESS DOOR Service and Adjustmentssectionof this manual . POSITIVE ( RED ) CABLE CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF ALL BELTS See the figures that are shown for replacing motionand NEGATIVE , mower blade ddve belts in the Service and Adjustments ( BLACK ) CABLE section of this manual _ Verify that the belts are routed correctly , FIG . 2 CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM INSTALL SEAT ( See Fig . 3 ) After you learn how to operate your tractor , check to see Adjustseat before tighteningadjustment bolt . that the brake is propedy adjusted . See " TO hADJUSTis • Remove cardboard packingon seat pan . BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments section of t • Place seat on seat pan and assemble shoulderbolt . manual . • Assembleadjustmentbolt , lockwasherand flat washer loosely . Do not tighten . ASSEMBLE GAUGE WHEELS TO MOWER Tighten shoulderbolt securely . Lower seat into operatingpositionand sit on seat . DECK ( See Fig . 4 ) • Slide seatuntila comfortablepositionisreachedwhichay The gaugewheels are designed to keep the mowerdeck in allows you to press clutch / brake pedal all the w down . proper position when operating mower . Be sure they are properlyadjustedto ensure optimummowerperformance . • Get off . seat without moving its adjusted position . • Raise seat and tighten adjustment bolt securely . • Assemble gauge wheels with tractor on a flat level surface . Adjustmower to desiredcuttingheight ( See " TO AD - JUST MOWER CU'I - FING HEIGHT " in the Operation sectionof this manual ) . • With mower in desired height of cut position , hgaugee wheelsshouldbe assembledsotheyare slightlyofft ground . Install gauge wheel in appropriate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / 8 washer , and 3 / 8 - 16 Iocknutand tightensecurely . • Repeat for opposite side installing gauge wheel in same adjustmenth _ | e . 8
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ASSEMBLY TO CONVERT TO BAGGING OR GAUGE WHEEL MOUNTING DISCHARGING BRACKET " _ Simply remove mulcher plate and store in a safe place . \ Your mower is now ready for discharging or installationof optionalgrass catcher accessory . DEFLECTOR 3 _ * 16 LOCKNUT SHOULDER BOLT 3 / 8 " WASHER GAUGE WHEEL FIG . 4 INSTALL MULCHER PLATE ( See Figs . 5 & 6 ) HOOKS Installtwo latch hooksto mulcher plate usingscrew , washer , lock washer , and weld nutas shown . NOTE : Pre - assemble weld nut to latch hook by inserting FIG . 6 weld nut from the top with hook pointing down . Tighten hardware securely . , / ' CHECKLIST Raise and hold deflector shield in upright position . BEFORE YOU OPERATE AND ENJOY YOUR NEW Place front of mulcher plate over front of mower deck TRACTOR , WE WISH TOASSURE THAT YOU RECEIVEM opening and slide into place , as shown . THEBESTPERFORMANCEAND SATISFACTION FRO Hook front latch into hole on front of mower deck . THIS QUALITY PRODUCT . Hook rear latch into hole on back of mower deck . PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING CHECKLIST : , / All assembtyinstructions have been compteted . CAUTION : Do not remove discharge / No remainingloose parts incarton . guard from mower . Raise and hold guard when attaching mulcher plate , / Batteryis properlyprepared and charged . ( Minimum and allow it to rest on plate while in 1 hourat 6 amps ) . operation . , / Seat is adjusted comfortablyand tightened securely . • # All tires are properlyinflated . ( For shippingpurposes , WELD NUT FROM THE TOP HOOK POINTS DOWN the tireswere overinflatedat the factory ) . . , / Be sure mower deck is properlyleveled side - to - side / front - to - rear for best cutting results . ( Tires must be properlyinflatedfor leveling ) . LOCK / Check moweranddrivebelts . Be surethey are routed WELD WASHER properlyaround pulleysand insideall belt keepers . , / Check wiring . See that allconnectionsare stillsecure and wires are properlyclamped . NUT _ . WHILE LEARNING HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR , PAYNT LA _ CH EXTRA ATTENTION TO THE FOLL OWING IMPORTA HOOK ' , _ . ITEMS : HOOK , , / Engine oil is at proper level , WELD , / Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , regular unleaded NUT LOCK gasoline . WASHER WASHER , / Become familiar with all controls - their tocation and WASHER function . Operate them before you start the engine . , / Be sure brake system is in safe operating condition . ' _ SCREW MULCHER PLATE FIG . 5 9
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OPERATION These symbolsmay appear on yourtractoror inliteraturesuppliedwiththe product . Learn and understandtheir meaning . BATI - ERY CAUTION OR REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW . WARNING ENGINE ON ENGINE OFF OIL PRESSURE CLUTCH LIGHTS ON LIGHTS OFF FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT DIFFERENTIAL PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED LOCK LOCKED R N H L REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW PARKING BRAKE l MOWER LIFT ATTACHMENT ATTACHMENT IGNITION CLUTCH ENGAGED CLUTCH DISENGAGED HYDROSTATIC FREE WHEEL DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( Hydro Models only ) 10
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i i OPERATION KNOW YOUR TRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRACTOR Comparethe illustrationswithyourtractortofamiliarize yourselfwiththelocationsofvariouscontrolsand adjustments . Save thismanual for future reference . ATTACHMENT IGNITION LIGHT SWITCH CLUTCH LEVER SWITCH POSITION AMMETER . ' " " " - UFT LEVER CHOKE , , PLUNGER THROTTLE CONTROL ( _ ATTACHMENT EVER CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL PARKING BRAKE HEIGHTSTMEN1 ADJU KNOB GEARSHIFt " LEVER FIG . 7 Our tractorsconformto the safetystandardsof the AmericanNational Standards Institute . GEARSHIFT LEVER : Selects the speed and directionof ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER : Used to engage theur tractor . mower blades , or other attachments mounted to yo tractor , ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER : Usedto raiseand lowerthe mowerdeck orother attachmentsmountedto your tractor . LIGHT SWITCH : Turns the headlightson and off . LIFT LEVER PLUNGER : Used to release attachment lift THRO'B'LE CONTROL : Used to controlengine speed . leverwhen changingits position . CHOKE CONTROL : Used when startinga cold engine . IGNITION SWITCH : Used for starting and stoppingthe CLUTCH / B RAKE PEDAL : Used fordeclutchingand brak - engine . ing the tractor and startingthe engine , HEIGHTADJUSTMENT KNOB : Usedtoadjustthe mower PARKING BRAKE : Locks clutch / brake pedal into the cuttingheight . brake position . AMMETER : Indicates battery charging ( + ) or discharging ( - ) . 11
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OPERATION ] 71 The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes , which can / result in severe eye damage . Always wear safety g | asses or eye shields while operating yourk tractor or performing any adjustments or repairs . We recommend a wide vision safety mas over the spectacles or standard safety glasses . / I CAUTION : Always stop tractor com - | HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR pletely , as described above , before leav - ing the operator's position ; to empty TO SET PARKING BRAKE ( See Fig . 8 ) 1 grass catcher , etc . Your tractoris equipped withan operator presencesensing switch . When engine is running , any attempt by the TO USE THROTTLE CONTROL ( See Fig . 8 ) operator to leave the seat without first setting the parking brake will shut off the engine . Always operate engine at full throttle . . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position Operating engine at less than full throttle reduces the and hold . battery charging rate . Place parking brake lever in = ENGAGED " position andldke Full throttle offers the best bagging and mower perfor - release pressure from clutch / brake pedal . Pedal shoua mance . remain in " BRAKE " position . Make sure parkingbr will hold tractor secure . TO USE CHOKE CONTROL ( See Fig . 8 ) ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER THROTTLE use choke controlwheneveryou are starting acoldengine . " ENGAGED " POSITION CONTROL Do not use to start a warm engine . CHOKE " DISENGAGED " To engage choke control , puUknob out . Slowly push CONTROL POSITION knob in to dise { lgage . PARKING BRAKE TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD " BRAKE " ( See Fig . 8 ) POSITION POSITION The direction and speedof movement iscontrolledby the GEARSHIFT LEVER gearshift lever . Start tractor with clutch / brakepedal depressed and gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . Move gearshift and range shift levers to desired posi - tion . " D _ SENGAGED " POSITION Slowly release clutch / brake pedal to start movement . IMPORTANT ; BRING TRACTOR TO A COMPLETE STOP CLUTCH _ RAKEPEDAL HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT KNOB " DRtVE " POS | TION BEFORE SHIFTING OR CHANGING GEARS . UFAILURER TO DO SOW ] LL SHORTEN THE USEFUL LIFE OF YO FIG . 8 TRANSAXLE , STOPPING ( See Fig . 8 ) TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT MOWER BLADES - ( See Fig . 8 ) Move attachment clutch lever to " DISENGAGED " po - The cuttingheightiscontrolledby turningthe heightadjust - sition . ment knob in desireddirection ; GROUND DRIVE - Turn knob clockwise ( , . r _ ) to raise cuttingheight . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position . Turn knob counterclockwise ( _ ) to Iowercutting Move gearshift lever to neutral ( N ) position . height . ENGINE - The cutting height range is approximately 1 - 1 / 2 " to 4 " + The Move throttle control to slow ( . , gll . ) position . heights are measured from the ground to the blade tip with NOTE : Failure to move throttle control to slow ( , gll . ) the engine not running . These heights are approximate position and allowing engine to idle before stopping may and may vary depending upon soil conditions , height of cause engine to " backfire " . grass and types of grass being mowed . Turn ignition key to " OFF " position and remove key . The average lawn shouldbe cut to approximately 2 - 1 / 2 Always remove key when leaving tractor to prevent inches during the cool season and to over 3 inchesg unauthorized use . during hot months . For healthier and better lookin lawns , mow often and after moderate growth . Never use choke to stop engine . HOTE : Under certain conditions when tractor is standing For best cutting performance , grass over 6 inches in idle with the engine running , hot engine exhaust gases may height should be mowed twice . Make the first cut cause " browning " of grass . To eliminate this possibility , relatively high ; the second to desired height . always stop engine when stopping tractor on grass areas . 12
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OPERATION TO OPERATE MOWER ( See Fig . 9 ) • Torestart movement , slowlyrelease parking brake and clutch , brakepedal . Your tractor isequipped withanoperatorpresencesensing switch . Any attempt by the operator to leave the seat with Make all turnsslowly . the engine runningand the attachment clutch engaged will shut offthe engine . TO TRANSPORT Select desired height of cut . Raise attachment lift to highestpositionwith attach - ment liftcontrol Lower mower withattachment liftcontrol . When pushing Drtowing your tractor , be suregearshift Start mower blades by engaging attachment clutch lever is in neutral ( N ) position . control . Do not push or tow tractor at more than five ( 5 ) MPH . TO STOP MOWER BLADES - disengage attachment clutch control . NOTE : To protect hood from damage when transportingnd yourtractor onatruckoratrailer , besure hoodis closeda secured to tractor . Usean appropriate means of tying hood without either the entire grass catcher , to tractor ( rope , cord , etc . ) . ConAUmToIOwNe : rs Dsoo neoqtuoipppeeradt , e othrethmeodwiesr - charge guard in place , BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL ( See Fig . 15 ) " DISENGAGED " POSITION " ENGAGED " The engine inyour tractor hasbeen shipped , fromthe POSITION ATTACHMENT • factory , already filled withsummer weightoil . / / " LIFT LEVER Check engine oil with tractor on level ground . _ . _ J ! _ HIGH POSITION Remove oil1i _ clap / dipstickandwipeclean , reinsertthe dipstick and screw cap tight , wait for a few seconds , remove and read oil level . If necessary , add oil until FULL mark on dipstick is reached . Do not overfill . For cold weather operation you should change oil for easier starting ( See OIL VISCOSITY CHART " in the Customer Responsibilities section of this manual ) . • To change engine oil , see the Customer Responsibili - ties section in this manual ADD GASOLINE Fill fuel tank . Use fresh , clean , regular eunleadeddts gasoline with a minimum of 87 octane . ( Use of leadosi gasoline will increase carbon and lead oxide dep and reduce valve fife ) . DO not mix oil with gasoline . Purchase fuel inquantities that can be used within 30 days to assure fuel freshness . IMPORTANT : WHEN OPERATING IN TEMPERATURES BELOW32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , USE FRESH , CLEANWINTER GRADE FiG . 9 GASOLINE TO HELP INSURE GOOD COLD WEATHER STARTING . WARNING : Experience indicates that alcohol blended TO OPERATE ON HILLS fuels ( called gasohot or using ethanol or methanol ) can i attract moisture which leads to separation and formation eofl acids during storage . Acidic gas can damage the fu hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and CAUTION : Do not drive up or down I system of an engine while in storage . To avoid engine do not drive across any slope . I problems , the fuel system should be emptied before stor - age of 30 days or longer . Drain the gas tank , start the Choose the slowestspeed before startingupor down engine and let it run until the fuel lines and carburetorarec - hills . empty . Use fresh fuel nextseason . See Storage Instru Avoid stoppingor changing speed on hills . tions for additional information . Never use engine or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel tank or permanent If slowing is necessary , move throttle control lever to damage may occur . slower position . I If stepping is absolutely necessary , push clutch / brakeg CAUTION : Fill to bottom of gas tank I pedal quickly to brake position and engage parkin filler neck . Do not overfill . Wipe off any brake . spilled oil or fuel . Do not store , spill or Move gearshift lever to 1st gear . Be sure you have use gasoline near an open flame . I allowed room for tractor to roll slightly as you restart movement . 13
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OPERATION in the opposite direction making left hand turns until TO START ENGINE ( See Fig . 8 ) finished ( See Fig . 10 ) . When startingthe engine for the first time or if the engine If grass is extremely tall , it should be mowed twice to has run out of fuel , it will take extra crankingtime to move reduce load and possible fire hazard from dried clip - fuel from the tank to the engine . pings . Make first cut relatively high ; the second to the Sit onseat inoperatingposition , depress clutch / brake desired height . pedal and set parking brake . Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet grass will plugto Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) position . mower and leave undesirable clumps . Allow grass Move attachment clutch to " DISENGAGED " position . dry before mowing . Move throttlecontrol to fast ( , re ) position Always operate engine at full throttle when mowing itos - Pull choke control out for a cold engine start attempt . assure better mowing performance and proper dlect - For a warm engine start attempt the choke control may charge of material . Regulate ground speed by se not be needed . ing a low enough gear to give the mower cutting Note : Before starting , read the warm and cold starting performance as well as the quality of cut desired . procedures below . When operating attachments , select a ground speed Insert keyinto ignitionandturn key clockwise to " START " that will suit the terrain and give best performance of position and release key as soon as engine starts . Doc - the attachment being used . not run starter continuously for more than fifteen asefter onds per minute . If the engine does not start several attempts , push choke control in , wait a pfewull minutes and try again . If engine still does not start , the choke control out and retry . WARM WEATHER STARTING ' ( 50 ° F and above ) When engine starts , slowly push choke control in untils the engine begins to run smoothly . If the engine start to run roughly , pull the choke control out slightly for a few seconds and then continue to push the control in FIG . 10 slowly . The attachments and ground drive can now be used . If MULCHING M ( 3WING TIPS the engine does not accept the load , restart the enginee IMPORTANT : FOR BEST PERFORMANCE , KEEP and allow it to warm upfor one minute using the chok MOWER HOUSING FREE OF BUILT - UP GRASS AND as described above . TRASH , CLEAN AFTER EACH USE . COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and below ) • The special mulching blade will recut the grass clip - When engine starts , slowly push choke control in huntil pings many times and reduce them in size so that as the engine begins to run smoothly . Continue to pus they fall onto the awn they w d sperse intothe grass the choke control in small steps allowing the engine toheun and not be noticed . Also , the mulched grass will . accept small changes in speed and load , until tr biodegrade quickly to provide nutrients for the lawned choke control is fully in . If the engine starts to Always mulch with your highest engine ( blade ) spe roughly , pull the choke control out slightly for a fewin as this will provide the best recutting action of the seconds and then continue to push the control blades . slowly . This may require an engine warm - up nperiodg Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . Wet grass tendsn , from several seconds to several minutes , dependi to form clumps and interferes with the mulching actiooon . on the temperature . The best time to mow your lawn is the early aftern The attachments can be used during the engine warm - At this time the grass has dried and the newly cut area up period and may require the choke control be pulled will not be exposed to the direct sun . out slightly . • Forbest results , adjust the mower cutting height so thats NOTE ; if at a high altitude ( above 3000 feet ) or in cold the mower cuts off only the top one - third of the gras temperatures ( below 32 F ) the carburetor fuel mixture may blades ( See Fig . 11 ) . For extremelyheavy mu _ ching , need to be adjusted for best engine performance . See " nTOts reduce your width of cut and mow slowly . ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the Service and Adjustme Certain types of grass and grass conditions may re - section o ! this manual . quire that an area be mulched a second time to com - pletely hide the clippings . When doing a second cut , MOWING TIPS mow across or perpendicular to the first cut path . Tire chains can not be used when the mower housing is Change yourcuttingpatternfrom week to week . nMowheg attached to tractor . northtosouthoneweekthenchangeto eastto westtni Mower should be properly leveled for best mowingin nextweek . This willhelp prevent matting and grai performance . See " TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " of the lawn . the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . The left hand side of mower should be used for trim - MAX I / 3 ming . Drive so that clippings are discharged onto the areahe that has been cut . Have the cut area to the right of t tractor . This will result in a more even distribution of clippings and more uniform cutting , When mowing large areas , start by turning to the right so that clippings will discharge away from shrubs , fences , driveways , etc . After one or two rounds , mow 14 FIG . 11
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE _ , # _ _ / _ / . _ o _ _ / _ ' * " ASYOCUOMPLETE REGULAR SERVICE / _ , _ . . _ / ¢ _ ' _ . _ ERV iCE DATES m ml Chack Brake Oparatl ° n _ _ Check Tire Pressure T Check for Loose Fasteners ll / V " t V # C Lubrication Chart T Check Battery Level / lRechargeades R Sharpen / Replace Mower B _ 4 0 Clean Battery and Terminals I / g Check Transaxle Cooling Adjust Blade Belt ( s ) Tension Vfs Adjust Motion Drive Belt ( s ) Tension V's Check Engine , Oil Level _ I _ Change Engine Oi ! I _ ' 1.2 _ Clean AIr Filter I _ : BE Clean Air Screen G Inspect Muffler / Spark Arrester V ' I Replace Oil Filter ( If equipped ) _ , 2 Replace Spark Plug I1 # N Clean Engine Cooling Fins _ i Replace Air Filter Paper Cartridge Replace Fuel Filter 1 - Change more often when operadng under a heavy load or in high ambient ternperatums . 5 - If equipped with adjustable JP / stem . 2 - Setv ; ce more often when operating In dirty or dusty conditions . 6 - Not required if equipped wlth rnaintBnance4me benery . 3 - If equipped with oil filter , change oil evePi 50 bourn . 7 - Tighten front axle pivot bblt to 35 ft , - Ibs , maximum . 4 - Replace blades more often when mowing tn sandy soil . 0o not ovenighten . LUBRICATION CHART GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS The warranty onthistractordoes notcoveritemsthat have been subjected to operator abuse or negligence . To ( _ ) SPINDLE ZERK _ SPINDLE ZERK ( _ ) receivefull valuefromthewarranty , operatormustmaintain tractor as instructedinthis manual . ® mONT FRO Wr HEE ® L Some adjustmentswill need to be made periodicallyto BEARING ZERK _ _ [ _ BEARING ZERK properly maintain your tractor . All adjustments in the Service and Adjustments nsectionof . this manual should be checkedat least once each seaso ® • Once a year you shouldreplace the sparkplug , cleanor or replace air filter , and check blades and belts f wear . A new spark plug and clean air filter assure _ ' J ' / CLUTCN proper air - fuelmixtureand helpyourengine runbetter PIVOT ( S ) and last longer . BEFORE EACH USE ® PIVOTS • Check engine oil level , • Check brake operation . ( _ SAE 30 OR 10W30 MOTOR OIL • Check tire pressure , _ ) GENERAL PURPOSE GREASE • Check for loose fasteners . ( _ REFER TO CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES " ENGINE " SECTION IMPORTANT : DO NOT OIL OR GREASE THE PIVOT POINTSRI - WHICH HAVE SPECIAL NYLON BEARINGS . VISCOUS LUBTEN CANTS WILL ATTRACT DUST AND DIRT THAT WILL SHOR THE LIFE OF THE SELF - LUBRICATING BEARINGS . IF YOU FEEL THEY MUST BE LUBRICATED , USE ONLY A DRY , POW - 15 DERED GRAPHITE TYPE LUBRICANT SPARINGLY .
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i i , , • iiii • CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES TRACTOR BLADE _ - - - - - - - - _ MANDREL Alwaysobserve safetyruleswhen performingany mainte - nance . BRAKE OPERATION If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet stoppingdistance at high speed in highest gear , then brake must be adjusted . ( See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and Adjust - ments section of this manual ) . TIRES Maintain proper air pressure in all tires ( See " PROD - UCT SPECIFICATIONS " on page 3 of this manual ) . Keeptiresfree of gasoline , oil , or insectcontrolchemi - cals which can harm rubber . * A GRADE 8 HEAT TREATED BOLT CAN BE Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp objects and IDENTIRED BY SIX LINES ON THE BOLT HEAD . other hazards that may cause tiredamage . F ! G . 12 NOTE : To seal tire puncturesand preventflat tiresdue to slow leaks , tire sealant may be purchasedfrom your local parts dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and TO SHARPEN BLADE ( See Fig . 13 ) corrosion . Care should be taken to keep the blade balanced . Ann - unbalancedbladewillcauseexcessivevibrationand eve BLADE CARE tual damage to mowerand engine . For best resultsmower blades must be kept sharp . Re - The blade can be sharpenedwitha file oron agrinding place bent or damaged blades . wheel . Do notattemptto sharpenwhile onthe mower . To checkblade balance , youwillneed a 5 / 8 " diameter BLADE REMOVAL ( See Fig . 12 ) steelbolt , pin , ora cone balancer . ( When ausingaconel - Raise mower to highest positionto allow access to balancer , follow the instructionssupplied with b blades . ancer ) . Remove hex bolt , lock washer and flat we € her securing Slideblade onto an unthreadedportionofthe steelbolt blade . or pinand holdthebolt or pin parallelwiththe ground . If blade is balanced , it should remain in a horizontal Install new or resharpened blade with trailing edge up towards deck as shown . position . If either end of the blade moves downward , sharpenthe heavy end untilthe blade is balanced . Reassemble hex bolt , lock washer and flat washer in exact order as shown . NOTE : Do notuse a nailfor balancingblade . The lobesof the center hole may appear to be centered , but are not . Tighten bolt securely ( 30 - 35 Ft . Lbs . torque ) . IMPORTANT : BLADE BOLT IS GRADE8 HEATTREATED . NOTE : We do not recommend sharpening blade - but ifyou do , be sure the blade is balanced . FIG . 13 16
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES NOTE : Althoughmulti - viscosityoils ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) BATrERY improvestartingin coldweather , these multi - viscosity oils Your tractorhas a battery chargingsystemwhich is suffi - will resultin increasedoil consumptionwhen used above cient for normal use . However , periodiccharging of the 32 ° F . Checkyourengine oillevel morefrequently to avoid battery withan automotivecharger will extend its life . possibleengine damage from running lowon oil . • Keep battery and terminalsclean . Change the oil after every 25 hoursof operationorat least • Keep battery boltstight . onceayear ifthetractorisnotusedfor 25 hoursinoneyear . • Keep small vent holes open . Check the crankcase oil level before startingthe fengineill and after each eight ( 8 ) hoursof operation . Tightenoil • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . cap / dipsticksecurelyeach time you check the oil level . TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS Corrosionand dirt on the battery andterminalscan cause TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL ( See Figs . t4 and 15 ) the battery to " leak " power . Determinetemperature rangeexpected beforeoilchange . • Remove terminal guard . All oil mustmeet API service classificationSF , SG or SH . • Disconnect BLACK batterycable first then RED bat - • Be suretractor is on level surface . tery cable and remove batteryfrom tractor . • Oil will drain morefreely when warm . • Rinse the batterywithplain water and dry . • Catch oil in a suitablecontainer . • Clean terminalsand batterycableendswithwire brush • Remove oilfill cap / dipstick . Be careful notto allowdirt untilbright . to enter the enginewhen changingoil . • Coat terminalswithgrease or petroleumjelly . • Remove drain plug . * Reinstall battery ( See = CONNECT BATTERY " in the • Afteroil hasdrained completely , replaceoil drainplug Assembly sectionof thismanual ) . and tightensecurely . VoBELTS • Refillenginewithoil throughoil fill dipsticktube . Poureis slowly . Do notoverfill , For approximate tcapacityseh Check V - beltsfor deteriorationand wear after 100 hoursof " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " on page 3 of operation and replace if necessary . The belts are not manual , adjustable . Replace beltsif they beginto slip from wear , • Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for checkinglevel , Bete sure dipstick cap is tightened securely for accura TRANSAXLE COOLING reading , Keep oil at " FULL " line on dipstick . Keep transaxle free from build - up of dirtand chaff which can restrict cooling , AIR SCREEN ol , f DRAIN _ . , - ' j . _ _ | ENGINE PLUG _ . _ t . _ ; _ L _ F . . / _ , , , = LUBRICATION Only use highqualitydetergent oil rated withAPI iservicety classificationSF , SG orSH . Select the oil'sSAE viscos grade accordingto your expected operatingtemperature . SAE VISCOSITY GRADES FIG . 15 - 26 * 6 * 30 " _ 6 . - 20 * - 10 ° 6 * 16 . 26 * 30 " 46 * TEMPERATURE RANGE ANTICIPATED BEFORE NEXT OIL CHANGE FIG . 14 17
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES CLEAN AIR SCREEN ( See Fig . 17 ) AIR FILTER ( See Fig . 16 ) Air screen must be kept free of dirt and chaff to preventh Your engine will not run properly using a dirty air filter , enginedamagefrom overheating . Clean withawirebrus Clean the foam pre - cleaner after every 25 hours of opera - orcompressedair to removedirt and stubborndried gum tion or every season . Service paper cartridge every 100 fibers . hours of operation or every season , whichever occurs first . Service air cleaner more often under dusty conditions . ENGINE COOLING FINS ( See Fig . 17 ) Remove knob ( s ) and cover . Remove any dust , dirt or oil from engine coolingfins 1o TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER preventenginedamage from overheating . Airguidecovers mustbe removed . Removesidepanelsand hood ( See " TOice Slide foam pre - cleaner of ! cartridge . REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL ASSEMBLY " inthe Serv Wash it in liquid detergent and water . and Adjustmentssection of this manual ) . Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . Saturate it in engine oil . Wrap it in clean , absorbent GUIDE COVER cloth and squeeze to remove excess oil . If very dirty or damaged , replace pre - cleaner . TOP AIR Reinstall pre - cleaner over cartridge . Reinstall cover and secure with knob ( s ) . ENGINEING TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE COOL FINS Remove wing nuts and cartridge plate . Carefully remove cartridge to prevent debris from en - tering carburetor . Clean cartridge by tapping gently on flat surface . Ifvery dirty or damaged , replace cartridge . Reinstall cartridge plate , wing nuts , precleaner , cover and secure with knob ( s ) . IMPORTANT : PETROLEUM SOLVENTS , SUCH AS KEROSENE , ARE NOT TO BE USED TO CLEAN THE CARTRIDGE . THEY MAY CAUSE DETERIORATION OOFT THE CARTRIDGE . DO NOT OIL CARTRIDG'E . DO N USE PRESSURIZED AIR TO CLEAN OR DRY CARTRIDGE . AIR GUIDE COVER ( BOTH SIDES ) FIG . 17 KNOB _ COVER WING NUT _ CARTRIDGE pLATE F _ III CARTRIDGE FIG . 16 18
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES MUFFLER CLAMP CLAMp Inspectand replace corrodedmufflerand sparkarrester ( if equipped ) as it couldcreate a fire hazard and / or damage , SPARK PLUGS Replace spark plugs at the beginning of each mowing season or after eve _ / 100 hours of operation , whk _ hever occursfirst . Spark plugtype and gap settingare shownin " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " on page3 of thismanual . / IN - LINE FUEL FILTER ( See Fig . 18 ) FIG , 18 The fuel filter shouldbe replacedonce each season . Iffuel filter becomes clogged , obstructingfuel flowto carburetor , replacementis required . CLEANING With engine cool , remove filter and plug fuel line • Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . of all foreign sections . matter . • Place new fuel filter in positionin fuel line with arrow • Keep finished surfaces andwheelsfree of allgasoline , pointingtowards carburetor . oil , etc . • Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and clamps are Protectpainted surfaceswithautomotivetype wax . properlypositioned . We do not recommendusinga garden hoseto clean your , Immediatelywipe up any spilledgasoline . tractor unless the electricalsystem , muffler , air filter and carburetorare covered to keep water out . Water inengine can resultin a shortened engine life . 19
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i i SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS CAUTION ; BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUSTMENTS : Depress clutch / brake pedal fully and set parking brake . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . Turn ignition key " OFF " and remove key . Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped . Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . TRACTOR TO REMOVE MOWER ( See Fig . 19 ) Mower wittbe easier to removefromthe right side oftractor . Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . Move attachmentlift lever forward to lower mowerto its lowest position . Roll belt off engine pulley . Disconnect clutch rod from ' clutch lever by removing retainer spring . Disconnect anti - sway bar from chassis bracket by removing retainer spring . Disconnect suspension arms from rear deck brackets by removing retainer springs . Disconnect front links from deck by removing retainer springs . • Raise lift lever to raise suspension arms . Slide mower out from under tractor . SPRING IMPORTANT : IF AN ATTACHMENT OTHER THAN THE MOWER IS TO BE MOUNTED TO THE TRACTOR , REMOVE THE FRONT LINKS . ANTI - SWAY BAR RETAINER SPRINGS TO INSTALL MOWER ( See Fig . 19 ) ( BOTH SIDES Raise attachment liftlever to its highestposition . FIG . 19 Slide mower undertractorwithdischargeguardto right side of tractor . Lower lift lever to its lowest position . Install mower in reverse order of removal instructions . 20
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i i SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT ( See Figs . 22 and 23 ) Adjust the mower while tractor is parked on level ground or IMPORTANT : DECK MUST BE LEVEL SIDE - TO - SIDE . IF THE FOLLOWING FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT ISKSO - driveway . Make sure tires are properly inflated ( See NECESSARY , BE SURETO ADJUSTBOTH EFRONTLIN - " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " on page3 of this manual ) . EQUALLY SO MOWER WILL STAY LEVEL SID T Iftires are over or undednflated , you will not properly adjust SIDE , your mower . TO obtain the best cutting results , the mower housing SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT ( See Figs . 20 and 21 ) shouldbeadjusted sothat thefrontis approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower than the rear when the mower is in its highest Raise mower to its highest position . position . At the midpoint of both sides of mower , measure hei , ght Check adjustment on right side of tractor . Measure dis - frombottomedgeofmowertoground . Distance A ' on tance " D " directly in frontand behind the mandrel at bottom both sidesof mower should be the same or within 1 / 4 " edge of mower housing as shown . of each other . • Beforemaking any necessary adjustments , check that If adjustment is necessary , make adjustmenton one both front links are equal inlength . Both links should be side of mower only . approximately 10 - 3 / 8 " . To raise one side of mower , tighten lift link adjustment • If links are not equal in length , adjust one link to same nut on that side . length as other link . To lower one side of mower , loosen lift link adjustment • To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " on both front nut on that side , tLnksan equal numberof turns . • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower at front than NOTE : Each full turnof adjustment nut willchange mower rear , tighten nuts " F " against trunnion on both front heightabout 1 / 8 " . links . • Recheck measurements after adjusting . To raisefrontof mower , loosennut ° F " fromtrunnionon both front links . Tighten nut " E " on both front links an BOTTOM EDGE BOTTOM EDGE equal number of turns . OF MOWER TO OF MOWER TO GROUND GROUND When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower at front than rear , tightennut " F " against trunniononboth front links . Recheck side - to - side adjustment . MANDREL FIG , 20 @ . S . ENe , o . FIG . 22 BOTHFRONT LINKSMUST BEEQUALIN LENGTH LIFT LINK ADJUSTMENT NUT FIG . 21 FRONT LINKS TRUNNION 21 FIG . 23
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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE BELT WITH PARKINGBRAKE " ENGAGED " ( See Fig . 24 ) The mower blade drive beltmay be replacedwithouttools . Park the tractoron level surface . Engage parkingbrake . BELT REMOVAL - Remove mower from tractor ( See " TO REMOVE NUT " A " MOWER " inthis sectionof thismanual ) . JAM NUT Work belt off both mandrel pulleysand idlerpulleys . Pull belt away from mower . BELT iNSTALLATION - Install new belt in reverse order of removal . Make sure belt is inall pulley grooves and inside all belt guides . Install mower in reverse order of removal instructions . FIG . 25 MANDREL IDLER PULLEY PULLEYS TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT ( See Fig . 26 ) Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parkingbrake , For assistance , there is a belt installation guidedecal on bottomsideof left footrest . Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE MOWER " in this section of this manual . ) Remove upper belt keeper . Remove belt from stationary idler and clutching idler . Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . Remove belt upwards from transaxle pulley by deflecting belt keep - ers . Pullbelt towardfrontof tractorand remove downwards MANDREL from around engine pulley . PULLEY Install new belt by reversing above procedure . FIG . 24 IMPORTANT : MAKE SURE UPPER BELT KEEPER IS POSITIONED PROPERLY BETWEEN LOCATOR TABS . ENGINE _ TO ADJUST BRAKE ( See Fig . 25 ) PULLEY _ _ LOCATOR Your tractor is equippedwith an adjustable brake system which is mounted on the rightside of the transaxle . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet stoppingdistance IDLERCLUTCHING _ _ _ TABS athighspeed inhighestgear , thenbrakemustbe adjusted . II _ L ° J7 | I _ UPPERBELT Depressclutch / brakepedalandengage parkingbrake . Measure distance between brake operatingarm and nut " A " on brake rod . If distance isother than 1 - 1 / 2 " , loosenjam nut and turn IDLERSTATIONARY _ _ _ 1 _ II KEEPER nut " A " until distance becomes 1 - 1 / 2 " . Retighten jam nut against nut " A " . TRANSAXLE _ Road test tractor for proper stopping distance as stated above . Readjust if necessary . If stopping distance eisr still greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest gear , furth maintenance is necessary . Contact your nearest au - thorizedservice center / department . FIG . 26 22
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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TRANSAXLE SHIFTER LINKAGE AND AD - TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS JUSTMENT ( See Figs . 27 and 28 ) ( See Fig . 29 ) The transaxle should be inneutral whenthe gear shiftlever Block up axle securely . is in the neutral ( N ) ( lock gate ) position . The adjustment isd , • Removeaxlecover , retainingringandwasherstoallow preset at the factory ; however , if adjustment is neede wheel removal ( rear wheel containsa square key - Do proceed as follows : notlose ) . Make sure transaxle is in neutral ( N ) . • Repair tire and reassemble . Loosen two Iocknuts on tie rod . On rear wheels only : align grooves in rear wheel hub Turn center rod until gearshift lever falls into neutral and axle . Insert square key . lock gate on fender console . • Replace washers and snap retaining ring securely in • Tighten Iocknuts securely . axle groove . • Replace axle cover . . . . - . - - _ - GEARSHIFTLEVER NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant may be purchased from your local NEUTRAL parts dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . WASHERS LOCK GATE RETAINING FIG . 27 RIN _ _ LOCKNUTS / AXLE COVER ' _ SQUARE KEY ( REAR WHEEL ONLY ) CENTER ROD FIG . 29 TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK BATTERY ( See Fig . 30 ) TIE ROD CAUTION : Lead - acid batteries gener - ate explosive gases . Keep sparks , aflamet - and smoking materials away from cbtion teries . Always wear eye prote when around batteries . If your battery is too weak to start the engine , it should be recharged . If = jumper cables " are used for emergency starting , follow this procedure : IMPORTANT : YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH A 12 FIG . 28 VOLT NEGATIVE GROUNDED SYSTEM . THE OTHERE VEHICLE MUST ALSO BE A 12 VOLT NEGATIV GROUNDED SYSTEM . DO NOT USE YOUR TRACTOR TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGNMENT BATTERY TO START OTHER VEHICLES . If steering wheel crossbars are not horizontal ( left to right ) TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - when wheels are positioned straight forward , remove steer - Connect each end of the RED cable to the POSITIVE ing wheel and reassemble per instructions inthe Assembly section of this manual . ( + ) terminal of each battery , taking care not to short against chassis . FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER • Connect one end of the BLACK cable to the NEGA - TIVE ( - ) terminal of fully charged battery . The front wheel toe - in and camber are not adjustable onnt your tractor . If damage has occurred to affect the fro • Connect the other end of the BLACK cable to good CHASSIS GROUND , away from fuel tank and battery . wheel toe - in or camber , contact your nearest authorized servicecenter / department . TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE ORDER - • BLACK cable first from chassis and then from the fully charged battery . 23 " RED cable last from both batteries .
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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS ENGINE TO ADJUST THROTrLE CONTROL CABLE ( See Fig . 32 ) The throttle control has been preset at the factory andas adjustmentshouldnotbe necessary . Check adjustment describedbelow before looseningcable . If adjustmentis necessary , proceedas follows : o ILP . AN / / • With engine not running , move throttlecontrollever to BOLT fast ( , _ ) position . Check that swivel is against side of quarter circle . If itk is not , loosen cable clamp screw and pull cable bac until swivel is against quarter drcle . Tighten cable clamp screw securely . TO ADJUST CHOKE CONTROL ( See Fig . 33 ) FIG . 30 The choke control has been preset at the factory and adjustmentshouldnotbe necessary . Check tadjustmentasis describedbelow before loosening cable . If adjustmen TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB necessary , proceedas follows : Raise hood . With enginenot running , move chokecontrol ( located Pull bulbholder out of the hole inthe backsideof the on dash panel ) to full choke ( N ) position . grill . Remove air cleaner cover , filter and cartridge platetohe Replace bulb in holderand pushbulb holdersecurely expose carburetorchoke ( see " AIR FILTER " in t back into the hole in the backsideof the grill . Customer Responsibilitiessectionof this manual ) . Close hood . Choke should be closed . If it is not , loosen casing clamp screw and move choke cable until choke is INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS completely closed . Tighten casing clamp screw se - curely . Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to run poorly , stop running , or prevent it from starting . Reassemble air cleaner . * Check wiring . See electrical wiring diagram in the Repair Parts section of this manual . TO REPLACE FUSE QUARTER CIRCLE Replace with 30 amp automotive - type plug - infuse . The fuse holderis locatedbehind the dash . TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL ASSEMBLY y _ lq ( See Fig . 31 ) Raise hood , Unsnap headlight wire connector . Stand infront of tractor . Grasp hood at sides , tilttoward engine and lift off of tractor . To replace , reverse above procedures . FIG . 32 CHOKE CLOSED _ , _ HOOD HEADLIGHT _ CHOKE LEVER CAS , . ECTOR FIG . 33 FIG . 31 24
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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS IMPORTANT : NEVER TAMPER WITH THE ENGINE TO ADJUST CARBURETOR ( See Figs . 34 & GOVERNOR , WHICH IS FACTORY SET FOR PROPERVEBE 35 ) ENGINE SPEED . OVERSPEEDING THE ENGINE NABO THE FACTORY HIGH SPEED SETTING CA The carburetor has been preset at the factory and adjust - DANGEROUS . IF YOU THINK THE ENGINE - GOVERNEDOUR ment should not be necessary . However , minor adjust - HIGH SPEED NEEDS ADJUSTING , CONTACT Y mentmay be requiredtocompensatefor differencesinfuel , NEAREST AUTHORIZED SERVICE CENTER / temperature , altitude or load . If the carburetordoes need DEPARTMENT , WHICH HAS PROPER EQUIPMENT AND EXPERIENCE TO MAKE ANY NECESSARY adjustment , proceed as follows : ADJUSTMENTS , In general , turning the mixture screw in ( clockwise ) de - creases the supplyof fuel tothe enginegivinga leanerfuel / IDLE SPEED air mixture . Turning the mixturescrew out ( counterclock - SCREW wise ) increases the supplyof fuel to the engine giving a richerfuel / air mixture . IMPORTANT : DAMAGE TO THE NEEDLES AND THE SEATS IN CARBURETOR MAY RESULT IF SCREW IS TURNED IN TOO TIGHT . PRELIMINARY SETTING - IDLE MIXTURE SCREW Be sure you have a clean air filter , and the throttle control cable and choke are adjusted properly ( see above ) . 1 LEVER With engine off turn idle mixture screw in ( clockwise ) closing it finger tight and then turn out ( counterclock - wise ) 1 - 1 / 4 to 1 - 1 / 2 turns . FINAL SETTING - Start engine and allow to warm for five minutes . Make FIG . 34 final adjustments with engine running and shift / motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . With throttle control lever in slow ( , g _ ) position , dholdle throttle lever against idle speed screw and adjust i speed screw to obtain 1200 to 1400 RPM . IDLE SPEED SCREW While still holding throttle lever against idle nspeedtil screw , turn idle mixture screw in ( clockwise ) u engine begins to die and then turn out ( counterclock - wise ) until engine runs rough . Turn screw to a point midway between those two positions . Continue to hold throttle lever against idle speed screwM . and adjust idle speed screw to obtain 900 to 1200 RP Release throttle lever . \ THROTTLI IDLE MIXTURE ACCELERATION TEST - LEVER SCREW Move throttle control lever from slow ( , g _ ) to fast ( , _ ) position . If engine hesitates or dies , turn idle mixture FIG . 35 screw out ( counterclockwise ) 1 / 8 turn . Repeat ltest - and continue to adjust , if necessary , until engine acce erates smoothly . High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do not adjust - damage may result . 25
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STORAGE Immediatelyprepare your tractor for storage at the end of ENGINE the season or if the tractorwill not be used for 30 days or more . FUEL SYSTEM IMPORTANT : IT IS IMPORTANT TO PREVENT GUMEL CAUTION : Never store the tractor with DEPOSITS FROM FORMING IN ESSENTIAL FU gasoline in the tank inside a building SYSTEM PARTS SUCH AS CARBURETOR , FUEL FILTER , where fumes may reach an open flameol FUEL HOSE , OR TANK DURING STORAGE . ALSO , or spark . Allow the engine to co EXPERIENCE INDICATES THAT ALCOHOL BLENDED before storing in any enclosure , FUELS ( CALLED GASOHOL OR USING ETHANOL DORS METHANOL ) CAN ATTRACT MOISTURE WHICH LEA TO SEPARATION AND FORMATION OF ACIDS DURINGEL STORAGE . ACIDIC GAS CAN DAMAGE THE FU TRACTOR SYSTEM OF AN ENGINE WHILE IN STORAGE . Remove mower from tractor for winter storage . When Drain the fuet tank . mower is to be stored for a period of time , clean it thor - • Start the engine and let iz run until the fuel lines and oughly , remove all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . Store in a carburetor are empty . clean , dry area . Never use engineor carburetor cleaner products in the Clean entire tractor ( See = CLEANING " inthe Customer fuel tank or permanent damage may occur . Responsibilities section of this manual ) . • Use fresh fuel next season . Inspect and replace belts , if necessary ( See belt re - NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable alternative in placement instructions in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual ) . minimizing the formation of fuel gum deposits during stor - age . Add stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or storageer Lubricate as shown in the Customer Responsibilities container , Always follow the mix ratio found on stabiliz section of this manual . container . Run engine at least 10 minutes after adding Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws are securely stabilizer to allow the stabilizer to reach the carburetor . Do fastened . Inspect moving parts for damage , breakage not drain the gas tank and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . and wear . Replace if necessary . ENGINE OIL Touch up all rusted or chipped paint surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace with clean engine oil . ( See " ENGINE " in the Customer Responsibilities BATTERY section of this manual ) . Fully charge the battery for storage . CYLINDERS After a period of time in storage , battery may require recharging . • Remove spark plug ( s ) . To help prevent corrosion and power leakage duringbeO Pour one ounce of oil throughspark plughole ( s ) into long periods of storage , battery cables shoulde " cylinder ( s ) . disconnected and battery cleaned thoroughly ( se T Turnignitionkey to " START " positionfor a fewseconds CLEAN BA'I - I'ERY AND TERMINALS " in the Cus - to distribute oil . tomer Responsibilities section of this manual ) . • Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . After cleaning , leave cables disconnected and place cables where they cannot come in contact with battery terminals . OTHER Be sure battery drain tube is securely attached . • Do notstore gasolinefrom one season to another . If battery is removed from tractor for storage , do not Replace your gasoline can if your can starts to rust . store battery directly on concrete or damp surfaces . Rust and / or dirt in your gasoline will cause problems . If possible , store your tractor indoors and cover it to give protection from dust and dirt . • Cover your tractor with a suitable protective cover that does not retain moisture . Do not use plastic . Plastic cannot breathe which allows condensation to form and will cause your tractor to rust . IMPORTANT : NEVERCOVERTRACTOR WHILE ENGINE AND EXHAUST AREAS ARE STILL WARM . 26
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TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Will notstart 1 . Out of fuel , 1 . Fill fuel tank . 2 . Engine not'CHOKED " propedy . 2 , See " TO START ENGINE " in Operation section . 3 . Engine flooded . 3 , Wait several minutes before attempting to start . 4 . Bad spark plug . 4 . Replace spark plug . 5 . Dirty air filter . 5 , Clean / raplace air filter . 6 . Dirty fuel filter . 6 . Replace fuel tilter . 7 . Water in fuel . 7 . Drain fuel tank and carburetor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 8 . Loose or damaged wiring . 8 . Check all wiring . 9 , Carburetor out of adjustment . 9 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service Adjustments section . t0 . Engine valves out of adjustment . 10 . Contact an authorized service center / department , Hard to start 1 . Dirty air filter . 1 . Clean / replace air filter . 2 . Bad spark plug . 2 . Replace spark plug . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 , Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Dirty fuel filter . 4 . Replace fuel filter , 5 . Sta _ leor dirty fuel . 5 . Drain fuel tank and refill with fresh gasoline . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all widng , 7 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 7 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service Adjustments section , 8 . Engine valves out of adjustment . 8 , Contact an authorized servicecenter / department . Engine will not turn over 1 . Clutch / ' orakepedal not depressed . 1 . Depress clutchrbrake pedal . 2 . Attachment clutchis engaged . 2 . Disengage attachment clutch . 3 , Weak or dead battery . 3 , Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Blown fuse , 4 . Replace fuse . 5 . Corroded battery terminals . 5 . Clean battery terminals , 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all wiring . 7 . Faulty ignitionswitch . 7 . Check / replace ignitionswitch . 8 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 8 . Check / raplace solenoid or starter . 9 . Faulty operator presence switch ( es ) . 9 . Contact an authorized servicecasterldepartmast . Engine clicks but will not 1 . Weak or dead battery . 1 . Recharge or replace battery . start 2 . Corroded battery terminals . 2 , Clean batteryterminals . 3 , Loose or damaged widng . 3 . Check all wiring . 4 , Faulty solenoid or starter . 4 . Check / reptace solenoid or starter . Loss of power 1 . Cutting too much grass / too fast . 1 . Set in = HigherCut = position / reducespeed . • 2 . Throttle in = CHOKE " position . 2 . Adjust throttle control . 3 . Build - up of grass , leaves and trash under mower , 3 . Clean underside of mower housing , 4 . Dirty air filter . 4 . Clasnireplace air filter . 5 . Low oil level / dirty oil . 5 , Check oil level / change oil , 6 . Faulty spark plug . 6 . Clean and regap or change spark plug . 7 . Dirty fuel filter . 7 . Replace fuel filter . 8 . Stale or dirty fuel , 8 . Drain fuel tank and refill with fresh gasoline . 9 . Water in fuel . 9 . Drain fuel tank and carburetor , refilltank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 10 . Spark plug wire loose . f0 . Connect and tightenspark plug wire . 11 . Didy engine air scraenifins . 11 . Clean engine air screen / fins . 12 . Dirty / clogged muffler . 12 . Clean / replace muffler . 13 . Loose or damaged wiring . 13 . Check all wiring . 14 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 14 , See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service Adjustments section . 15 . Engine valves out of adjustment . 15 . Contact an authorized servicecenterldepartment . Excessive vibration 1 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Bent blade mandrel . 2 , Replace blade mandrel . 3 . Loose / damaged part ( s ) . 3 . Tighten loose part ( s ) . Replace damaged parts . 27
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TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Engine continues to run 1 . Faulty operator - safety presence control system . 1 . Checkwidng , switchsa and connections . If not corrected , contact an authorized service center / when operator leaves seal with attachment clutch department . engaged Poorcut - uneven 1 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Mower deck not level . 2 . Level mower deck . 3 . Buildupof grass , leaves , and trash under mower . 3 . Clean undersideof mower housing . 4 . Bent blade mandrel . 4 . Replace blade mandrel . 5 . Clean around mandrels to open vent holes . 5 . Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildupof grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . Mower blades will not 1 . Obstruction inclutch mechanism . 1 . Remove obstruction . rotate 2 . Worn / damaged mower drive belt . 2 . Replace mower ddve belt . 3 . Frozen idler pulley . 3 . Replace idler pulley . 4 . Frozen blade mandrel . 4 . Replace blade mandrel . 1 . Engine speed too slow . 1 . Place throttlecontrol in " FAST " position . Poor grass discharge 2 . Travel speed too fast . 2 . Shift to slowerspeed . 3 . Wet grass . 3 . Allow grass to dry before mowing , 4 . Mower deck not level . 4 . Level mower deck . 5 . Low / uneven tire air pressure . 5 . Check tires for proper air pressure . 6 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 6 . Replace / sharpen blade . Tighten blade bolt . 7 . Buildup of grass , leaves and trash under mower . 7 . Clean underside of mower housing . 8 . Mower drive beltworn . 8 . Replace mower drive belt . 9 . Blades improperlyinstalled . 9 . Reinstall blades sharp edge down . 10 . Improper blades used . t 0 . Replace with blades listed in this manual . 11 . Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildupof 11 . Clean around rnandre [ sto open vent holes . grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . 1 . Switch is " OFF " . 1 , " rum switch " ON ' . Headlight ( s ) not working 2 . Bulb ( s ) burned out . 2 . Replace bulb ( s ) . ( if so equipped ) 3 . Check / replece light switch . 3 . Faulty light switch . 4 . Check wiringand connections , 4 . Loose or damaged widng . 5 . Blown fuse . 5 . Replace fuse . Battery will not charge 1 . Bad battery cell ( s ) . 1 . Replace battery , 2 . CheclVolean all connections . 2 . Poor cable connections . 3 . Replace regulator . 3 . Faulty regulator ( if so equipped ) . 4 , Replace alternator , 4 . Faulty alternator . 1 . Engine throttlecontrolnot set at " SLOW " 1 . Move throttlecontrol to = SLOW " positionand allow Engine " backfires " to idle for 30 seconds before stopping engine . when turning engine position for30 seconds before stopping engine . " OFF " 28
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 SCHEMATIC RED BLACK BATTERY I I RED RED . _ FUSE30AMP . AMMETER BLACK • OPTIONAL ) I I I r I - - - - - - w . , TE , © D nE . _ _ 2 _ _ D _ LE _ D _ i STARTER t J CLUTCH / BRAKE , G L ( PEDAL UP ) - - - - ( I WHITE IGNITIONH SWITC WHITEi . . . . . . . I ( NOTOCCUPIED ) SEATSWITCH I1 . _ . . I . . . . . 11 , © © , E _ o _ , , BUCK OROUNDN ( CLUTCHOFF ) J CONNECTOR " _ MHEOTUERR _ ) ( OPTIONAL ) 8LACK ( _ IGNUINTIIOTN TWINCYL . ENGINES ) CHARGING SYSTEM OUTPUT 3 AMP DC @ 36C0 RPM 28 VOLTS AC MIN . O 3600 RPMNNECTED ) ( CHARGINGSYSTEMDtSCO BLUE ORANGE I j HEADLIGHTS BROWN NOTE YOUR TRACTOR ISA r _ rT _ T _ r _ t EQUIPPED WITH SPECIAL ALTERNATOR SYSTEM . THE LIGHTS ARE NOT - - _ © CONNECTED TO THE NON - REMOVABLE REMOVABLE F , BATTERY , BUT HAVE THEIR CONNECTIONS CONNECTIONS OWN ELECTRICAL SOURCE . IGNITION SWITCH BECAUSE OF THIS , THE " MAKE " WIRING INSULATED CLIPS POSITION CIRCUIT BRIGHTNESS OF THE LIGHTSETSIS WILL CHANGE WITH ENGINHNE NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATEDR NONE OFF G + M + L SPEED . AT IDLE THE GLIGI CLIPS WERE REMOVED FO A + Y RUN / LIGHT B + L WILL DIM . AS THE EN SERVICING OF UNIT , THEY RUN B + L NONE SPEEDED UP , THE LIGHTS SHOULD BE REPLACED TO START B + L + S NONE WILL BECOME THEIR BRIGHTEST . PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING . 29
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 ELECTRICAL I / _ ' \ I • I I I 42 I 41 26 25 \ / / / I I I 11 29 11 t 28 I I I I I I I I I I 30
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO , DESCRIPTION 1 146140 Batte _ 2 74760412 Bolt , Hex 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 3 STD551025 Washer 9 / 32 x 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 4 STD551125 Washer , Lock 1 / 4 6 STD541025 Nut , Hex 1 / 4 - 20 7 7697J Tube 8 7603J Tray , sBatteryeont 9 109596X Clamp , HoFr 10 145211 Bolt , Btr 1 / 4 - 20 x 7 - 1 / 2 11 150109 Holddown Battery Front Mount 12 145769 Nut , Push Nylon Battery Front 1 / 4 Switch Interlock Push - In 16 153664 19 STD551125 Washer , Lock 1 / 4 20 73350400 Nut , Hex , Jam 1 / 4 - 20 21 147430 Harness , Light Socket ( w / 4152J ) 22 4152J Light BBulbattery 24 4799J Cable , 25 146148 Cable , Battery 26 108824X Fuse 28 145491 Cable ; tGround 29 121305X Switch , Sea 30 140301 Switch , Ignition 4 Position 31 124211X Nut , Ignition 32 141226 Cover , Ignition Switchman 33 109310X Key , Molded , Crafts 40 156442 Harness , Ignition Bolt Blk Fin Hex 1 / 4 - 20 UN ( _ x 1 / 2 41 71110408 42 131563 Cover , Terminal Solenoid 43 145673 44 73640400 Nut Keps BIk Hex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC 45 121433X Ammeter Rectangular 6 rAmp 52 141940 Protection Wire Loop ( Hou Meter ) 55 17490508 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 70 140413 Harness Engine B & S / Tec Dual NOTE : AIIcomponent dimensions given in U , S . inches 1 inch = 25.4mm 31
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES 29 12 28 31 23 14 3 14 74 3 3 38 _ 39 32
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159527 Chassis 2 140356 Drawbar 17490612 3 Screw , Thcl . , Roll . 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 Type TT 4 STD551025 Washer 13132x 3 / 4 x 16 Gauge 5 155272 Bumper Hood / Dashd 9 150156X011 Dash , Silkscreene 10 STD533710 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 11 155927 Panel , Dash , LH 12 145660 Clip Tinnerman Grille P / L 13 155936 Panel , Dash , RH 14 17490608 Screw , Thd . , Roll . 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 Type TT 17 144983X558 Hood Assembly 18 126938X Bumber Hood 20 156437 • Plate Mtg Battery Fuel Tankel 23 124028X Bushing , Snap , Nylon , Fu Line 25 19131312 Washer 13132x 13 / 16 x 12 Gauge 26 STD541437 Locknut , Hex , with Insert 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 28 145198X558 Grille , W / Clips MS - 558 29 145200 Lens , Grille 30 151287X558 Fender / Footrest 31 139976 Bracket , Fender / Support 37 17490508 Screw , Thdrol . 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 TYT 38 139886 Pivot Bracket Assembly , LH , Mower , Rear 39 139887 Pivot Bracket Assembly , RH , Mower , RearLock 51 73800400 Nut W / Insert 1 / 4 - 20 UNC Washer 9 / 32 X 7 / 8 X 16 Ga . 52 19091416 53 145201 Bracket Grille Pickoff LH 54 17030814 Screw , Hex Head , Spiderlock # 8 x 7 / 8 AB 55 145202 Bracket Grille Pickoff RH 57 STD552507 Bolt FinHex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC X . 75 58 140547 Air Duct P / L 18HP B & S Opp . / Twin 60 72140606 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk3 / 8 - 16 UNC x3 4 64 154798 Dash Lower STLT 71 73680400 Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 20unc 74 STD541437 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 122 157301 Bracket Shift STLT 123 152927 Screw 140 150556 Bracket Chassis Front 142 156095 Plate Reinforcement STLT 143 154966 Backrest Swaybar Chassis 144 154207 Bracket Footrest STLT 145 156524 Rod Pivot Chassis / Hood 146 154334 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 UN - 2A 147 74760412 Bolt Hex Hd 1 / 4 - 20unc x 3 / 4 NOTE : All componentdimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 33
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,258562 DRIVE 1 72 116 37 26 27 34
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 DRIVE KEY PART KEY PARr NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Link , Clutch 1 . . . . . . . . Transaxte ( See Brea'Kdown ) 53 105710X Spring , Clutch Return Peerless930 - 057A 55 105709X Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 2 146682 Spring , Return , Brake 56 STD523712 V - Belt , Ground Drive 3 123666X Pulley , Transaxle 57 1308014X2 58 3127271 Keeper , Belt , R . H . 4 12000028 Ring , Retainer 59 140 Keeper , Belt , Center Span6 5 121520X Strap , Torque Screw , Thd . , Roll . 3 / 8 - 1 x 3 / 4 6 17490512 Screw , Thd . , Roll 5 / 16 - 18x3 / 4 61 17490612 Cover , Pedal 8 154792 Rod Shifter Fender STLT 62 8883R186 Pulley , Enginead , 10 STD561210 Pin , Cotter 63 140 Bolt , Hex He Fin . 11 105701X Washer , Shift Plate 64 71170764 7 / 16 - 20 x 4 Grade 5 13 74550412 Bolt 1 / 4 - 28 UNF W / Patch Grade 8 Washer 14 STD551125 Washer 65 STD551143 66 154778 Keeper , Belt , Engine , Fo01 - Proof 15 74490544 Bolt , Hex Flghd 5 / 16 - 18 Grade 5 Guide , Mower DnveBelt , R . H . 18 STD523710 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 . Gr 5 70 134683012 72 19132 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 12 Gauge 19 STD541437 Nut 74 13705749X Spacer , 5Axle / 21 106933X Knob 75 1217 Washer 2 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 22 130804 Rod , Brake 76 STD581075 E - RingSquare 24 STD541237 Nut 77 123563X Key , 2.0 x . 1845 / . 1865auge 25 106888X Spring , Brake Rod Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 G 26 STD551037 Washer 78 121748X 79 2228M Key Woodruff # 9 3 / 16 x 3 / 4 27 STD561210 Pin Arm , Shift 28 145204 Rod , ParkingBrake 80 14509049 Shaft Assembly 29 124236X Cap , Parking Brake , Red 81 1560 Spring , Torsion2 30 130807 Bracket , Transaxle 82 123782X216 Washer 17 / 3 x 3 / 4 x 16 Gauge 31 127275X Keeper , Belt , L . H . 83 19171 Tie Rod 32 STD523107 Bolt 84 14564360 Nut , Nylock 34 155071 Shaft Assembly , Foot Pedal 85 1503 86 712082016 - Bushing , Pivot 35 120183X Bearing , Nylon 87 1921 Washer 36 STD551062 Washer 88 12000008 E - sRingole , 37 STD571810 Roll Pin 89 15488646X Con Shift , STLT 38 123674X Pulley , Idler , Flat 90 1243 Nut , Self - Threading , Washer Hd 1 / 4 39 STD523727 Bolt 96 4497H Retainer Spring 1 " Zinc Cad 40 4470J Spacer Split . 395 x . 59 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 10 Gauge 41 154777 Keeper , Belt , Idler Foo - Proof 112 19091210 113 127285X Strap Torque LTeck 42 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x13 / 16 x12 Gauge 116 72110610 Bolt Rdhd Sqn 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.25 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove , Plastic 118 154774 Spacer BellcrankngSTL 48 154604 Bellcrank Assembly Nyliner Clutchi 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 121 154419 50 STD523715 Boltt NOTE : All componentdimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 51 STD541437 Nu Crown Lock3 / 8 - 16 UUNCNC 1 inch - - 25.4 mm 52 STD541431 Nut Crown Lock 5 / 16 - 18 35
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,258562 STEERING ASSEMBLY _ 41 L • t 62 44 7O 36
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 STEERING ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 139768 SteeringWheel 2 154427 AxleAssembly STMP DroppedSTL 3 156483 SpindleAssembly , L . H . 4 157473 SpindleAssembly , R . H . 5 6266H Bearing , Race , Thrust , Hardeneduge 6 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Ga 7 19272016 Washer 27 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 8 12000029 Ring , Klip , 9 3366R Bearing SteeringColumn 10 166438 DreglinkExtendedStamped 11 STD551137 Washer , Lock 13 154779 BearingAxle STLT / GT / 15 73901000 Nut , Lock , Flange 5 8 - 11 UNC 17 156546 Shaft Assembly , Steering . 18 57079 Washer , Thrust . 515 x . 750 x . 033 19 124035X Support , Shaft 20 126684X Washer , Shim 1 / 4 x 5 / 8 x . 062 21 STD551125 Washer 22 71100410 Screw , Hex Socket Head 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 23 127501 PittmanShaft Assembly 25 154406 Bracket , SteeringDrag 26 126847X Bushing , Link , 27 136874 Gear , Sector 28 19131416 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 29 17490612 Screw , Thd . , Roll . 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 30 STD561210 Pin 32 130465 Rod , Tie 36 155099 Bushing , Steering 37 152927 Screw 38 139769 Insert , Steedng 8Wheel 39 19133808 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 - 3 / x 8 Gauge 40 STD541537 GripcoNut 41 100711L Adaptor , SteeringWheel 42 145054 Boot , Steering Shaft1 / 43 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 4 x 16 Gauge 44 153720 Extension Shaft Steering LR . LT 46 121232X Cap , Spindlease 47 6855M Fitting , Gre Nut Lock Hex w / Ins . 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 51 STD541431 53 73680600 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 54 74780520 Bolt Fin Hex 5 / 16 - 18 UNC x 1 - 1 / 4 62 156594 Kit Steering Asm Service 63 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 Gr 5 65 154780 Spacer rAxlem 66 154404 Bearing A Pittman1 67 74781044 Bolt , Fin Hex 5 / 8 - 1 UNC x 2 - 314 68 154429 Axle , Brace 69 160367 Spacer , Brace Axle 70 74780636 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 2 - 1 / 4 NOTE : All componentdimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 37
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 ENGINE 10 13 I 12 32 31 34 33 / 33 40 39 29 OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arr _ ster r 38
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 ENGINE KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 151273 Control Throt Paddle 32 220x5 2 17720410 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 2 / 8 T 3 . . . . . . . Engine ( See Breakdown ) Briggs Model No . 42E707 - 1631 - 01 4 149723 Muffler Exhaust 5 144069 Exhaust Asm . Left 6 144068 Exhaust Asm . Righte 7 138129 Clamp Tube Doubl Engine 8 150176 Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 UNC X 3 / 4 W / Sems Heat Shield Lt 10 145552 11 STD551125 Washer Lock Hvy . Helical 1 / 4 Bolt Fin Hex 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 12 STD522507 , 13 272250 Gasket Muffler 14 13280336 Nipple Pipe 4 - 1 / 2 " 15 13200300 Elbow Std 90 Degree 3 / 8 - 18 Npt 16 STD551237 Washer Lock Ext Tooth 3 / 8 17 17490624 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16xl - 1 / 2 Tytt 23 156123 Shield Browning Control Choke 25 145996 26 73920600 Nut Keps 3 / 8 - 24 Unf5 27 152927 Screw TT # 10 - 32 x x 3 / 8 Flange 29 137180 Arrestor Spark 31 153630 Tank Fuel 3 50 Rear 32 155971 Cap Fuel Guage STLT 33 123487X Clamp Hose BIk 34 106082X Spacer Pad 35 17490512 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 TYT 37 8543R Line Fuel 38 . . . . . . . Plug Oil Drain ( Order From Engine Manufacturer ) 39 109227X Pad Idler 1.75 x . 75 x . 06 40 3645J Bushing 41 139277 Stem Tank Fuel 81 128861 Nut , Flange 1 / 4 - 20 Starter Nut NOTE : All componentdimensions given In U , S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 39
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 MOWER LIFT 27 23 7 ! ii ! ! ii 49 ! 5 / i 30 3 , _ 4 6 26 6 13 19 2O 13 15 . . . 4 _ 0 161718 20 20 \ 31 _ 19 32 4O
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 MOWER LIFT KEY PART NO , NO , DESCRIPTION 1 159460 Wire Asm Inner / Sprg , w / Plunger LT 2 159471 Shaft Asm . Lift 3 105767X Pin Groove 4 12000002 E Ring # 5133 - 62 5 19211621 Washer 21 / 32xl x21 Ga . 6 120183X Beadng NylonFlutedeadength 7 125631X Grip uHandlenger 8 t22365X ButtonPl Red 11 139865 Link LiftLh Fix L 12 139866 Link LiftRh Fixed Length • 13 STD624008 RetainerSpring 15 127218 Link Front 16 73350800 NutJam Hex 1 / 2 - 13 Unc 17 130171 TrunnionBIkZinch 18 73800800 Nut LockW / Ws 1 / 2 - 13 Uric 19 139868 ArmSuspensionRear 20 STD624008 Retainer Spring 23 110807X Nut Spdng13 / 24 19131016 Washer 32x5 / 8x16Ga . 25 2876H Spring 2 - 1 / 8 " 26 76020308 Pin cotter 3 / 32 x 112 27 126971X Rod Adj . Liftm 28 73350600 Nut Hex Ja 3 / 8 - 16 29 138057 Knob Inf . 3 / 8 - 16 - 30 150233 TrunnionIntin . Height 31 140302 Bearing , Pivot , Lift , Special 32 73540600 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 24 49 145212 Nut Flange Lock 50 110452X PushNut NOTE : All componentdimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 41
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 MOWER DECK 68 71 105 102 31 21 \ 2 16 27 29 18 42
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,258562 MOWER DECK KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 144393 Arm , Idler Mower Deck Assembly , 42 " 55 1550462X 2 STD533107 Bolt 56 12205 Spacer , Retainer 3 138017 Spring , Torsion , Brake BracketAsm Fr . Sway Bar 58 1400864346 Guard , idlerom 4 138440 BracketAsm Deck 42 " Sway Bar 59 914108 Knob Cust Dual 5 STD624008 Retainer Spring 67 14 V - Belt , Mower 8 130832 Arm , Suspension , Rear 68 1442007 8 850857 Bolt 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Grade 8 71 14242 Rod , Clutch , Primary 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 72 131870 Spring , Extension , Return Arm , Clutch , Secondaryx 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 73 127847 Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 16 Gauge 11 134149 Blade , Mulching , 42 " Mower Deck 74 121748X Ring , Klipoulder 12 129895 Bearing , Ball 75 12000029 Bolt , Sh 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1.44 13 137645 Shaft Assembly , Mandrel , Vented 76 12890345 Keeper , SpdngPdmary ( Includes Key Number 12 ) 77 1278 Arm , Clutch , 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 78 154809 15 110485X Bushing , Large , Brass Bearing , Ball , Mandrel 79 012749801600 16 140329 Spring , Mower Clutch Stripper , Vented Mower Deck 80 315375 Nut , Hex , Jam 3 / 8 - 16 17 72110610 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 4 81 73 Trunnion 18 72140505 Bolt , Carriage 5116 - 18x 5 / 8 82 142028 Washer , Sintered 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 83 120958X BracketAsm Idler 20 136888 Baffle , Vortex 84 15608441437 Locknut , Hex W / Wash Insert Nut Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18 92 STD5420 21 73680500 Mulcher cover Stiffener Bracket _ 101 136 22 134753 Screw 23 131267 Bracket , Deflector 102 71161010 Washer # 10 24 105304X Cap , Sleeve 103 19061216 Washer , Lock 25 123713X Spdng , Torsion , Deflector 104 STD551110 26 110452X LatchAssembly , Bagger Nut , Push 105 130758 Nut , Weld 27 130968 Shield , Deflector 106 2029J 28 19111016 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel L . H . Washer 11 / 82 x 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 111 155197 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel R . H . 29 131491 Rod , Hinge 112 155198512 Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1.25 113 17490 Screw , Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 30 138776 31 129963 Nut , Hex Keps 5 / 16 - 18 UNC Washer , Spacer 114 STD541431 32 153535 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 UNC x 112 Pulley , Mandrel 115 72110504 Bolt , oShouldereck 33 137266 Nut , Flanged , Toplock 9 / 16 116 1376447 Bolt 117 13395 Wheel , dGaug 34 STD533717 Nut , Cente 3 / 8 - 164 35 133835 Fastner , ChristmasTree 118 73930600 Washer 3 / 8 x 7 / 8 x 1 Ga . 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat 119 STD551037 Bracket , ExtrudedGauge Wheel 37 STD551037 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 16 Gauge 121 14372390 Washer / Felt 40 STD541437 Nut , Crewnlock 128 1533 Washer 13 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga 41 133551 Rod , Pivot , with Nibs 129 19131312 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x I Gr5 43 140083 Rod , Clutch , Secondary , with Nibs 130 74780616 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , LH 131 72140608 45 STD624003 Retainer 132 19132203 Spacer Washer 13 / 32 I . D . x 1 - 3 / 8 O . D . x 1 / 4 46 137729 Screw , Hex Hd , Thdcut 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 Mandrel Assembly ( Includes Key3 ) 48 133944 Washer , Hardened - - 130794 Numbers 8 - 10 , 12 - 15 , 31 and 3 49 155066 Roller Assembly , Cam Follower Mower Deck , Complete 50 131340 Bolt , Shloulder # 10 - 24 Grade 5 - - 159481 _ Locknut " " ' - - " ( Standard Deck ; Order Mulcher 51 STD541410 Plate and Gauge lWheely 52 139888 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC ComponentsSeparate - Key 53 131845X900 Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake 54 133943 Washer , Hardened NOTE : All compone _ " _ , _ il _ _ lilv _ hlilTqU . ' . l _ l _ nches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917o258562 SEAT ASSEMBLY I KEY PART PART KEY NO . NO . DESCRIP _ ON DESCRIPTION NO . NO . BushingSnap BIkNyl 50 Id Seat 13 121248X 140123 1 Bolt Rdhd Sht Nk 1 / 4 - 20xl - 3 / 8 14 72050411 Bracket Pnt Pivot Seat ( btk ) 2 140551 Spacer Split 28 X 96 nZinct5 Bolt Fin Hex318 - 16 UNC x 1 15 134300 74760616 3 Spring Cprsn 1 27 BIk PGr Washer Flat 13 / 32 x 1 x 10 Ga 16 121250X 19131610 4 Nut Lock 1 / 4 L9e Fig Zinc Clip Push - In 17 123976X6 145006 5 Bolt Shoulder5 / 16 - 18 UnG Nut Lock Hex W / Ins 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 21 15323 STD541437 6 Nut Lock Hex W / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 Spring Seat Cprsn 2 250 BIk Zi 22 STD541431 124181X 7 Bolt Fin Hex 1 / 2 - 13 X 7 / 8 Gr 5 Screw 3 / 8 - 16xl 23 74780814 8 17490616 Washer 17 / 32 X 1 - 3 / 16 X 12 Ga Washer13 / 32xlx14Ga 24 19171912 19131614 9 Bolt Shoulder5 / 16 - 18 X 62 25 127018X Pan Pnt Seat ( blk ) 155925 10 Washer LockHvy Hlcl Spr 1 / 2 Bracket Pnt Mount { ng Switch 26 STD551150 12 121246X NOTE : All componentdimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 44
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 DECALS 17 10 \ 9 22 19 14 13 14 15 KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . Decal Mower Drive Schematic 1 156439 Decal Fender Danger Sears 15 136832847 Decal Hood Rh Craftsman 17 015679 3 151299 Decal insert , Hood Decal Hood Lh Craftsman 19 138 4 151300 Decal Battery Diehard Searsulching 6 133644 Decal Maint Customer Sears Dom 20 15678716 Decal Deck Mower EZ3 M Decal Panel Side B & S _ 22 1495 7 150927 Decal Battery Decal Lift Handle 9 146709 Decal Fender Craftsman Gold - - 138311 10 150333 Decal Cap CNSMR Help Line SRS - - 160129 Manual , Owner's ( English ) 11 156368 Decal Fender STLT Oper Inst E / S - - 160130 Manual , Owner's ( Spanish ) 13 146046 Decal V - belt Dr Sch Tractor E - - 154515 Pad Footrest Lh STLTLT Decal Chassis 42 " - - 154516 Pad Footrest Rh ST 14 147139 KEY PART WHEELS & TIRES NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Valve Cap , Tire 2 65139 Stem , Valve 3 106222X Tire , Front 59904 4 Tube , Front Tire 4,10 ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 7 5 106732X427 Rim , Front 6 278H40H Fitting , Grease ( Front Wheel Only ) 90 78 Bearing , Flange ( Front Wheel Only ) 106108X427 11 Rim , aRearr 122082X 9 Tire , Re 10 7152J Tube , Rear , Tire ( Not Provided Service Item Only ) 104757X 11 Cap , , Axle 144334 Sealant Tire ( 10 oz . Tube ) NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 45
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,258562 PEERLESS TRANSAXLE - MODEL NUMBER 930 - 057A 34 8 31 35 31 1 ' 47 69 65 57 34 58 33 59 60 61 15 23 43 79 42 ' 46
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 PEERLESS TRANSAXLE - MODEL NUMBER 930 - 057A REF PART REF PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Locknut 5 / 16 - 24 1 772108A Cover , Transaxle 43 792075 Holder , Brake Pad 2 780086A Bearing , Needle 44 790025 3 770102A Case , Transaxle 45 786066 Spacer 4 776260A Shaft , Counter 46 786086 Bracket , Brake Lever 5 776219B Shaft and Pinion Assembly , Output 47 774690 Axle 11 - 5 / 16 " longg Axle 16 - 1 / 2 " lon 6 778139 Gear , Output , 35 Teeth 48 774691 7 778136 Gear , Spur , 15Teeth , Steel 49 778215 Gear , Spur , 37 Teeth , Steel ( 1 _ ) 8 792136A Key , Shift 50 778125 Gear , Spur , 35 Teeth ( 2 . , ) 8A 792047 Key , Woodruff 51 778124A Gear , Spur , 30 Teeth ( 3 . ) 9 784352 Collar , Shifter 52 778123A Gear , Spur , 25 Teeth ( 4 * ) 10 784355 Rod and Fork Assembly , Shift 53 778122A Gear , Spur , 22 Teeth ( 5 = ) 11 778229 Gear , Bevel , 42 Teeth 54 778273 Gear , Spur , 19 Teeth , Steel I1 _ I 12 778113A Bevel Pinion , Input 56 778230 Gear , Spur , 12 Teeth , Steel 13 778221 Gear , Bevel , 16 Teeth 57 778151 Gear , Spur , 15 Teeth ( 2 . , ) 14 778068 Gear , Bevel Pinion 58 778126A Gear , Spur , 20 Teeth ( 3 _ ) ) Gear , Spur , 25 Teeth ( 4 . 15 778260 Gear , Ring 59 778127A 17 786139 Pin , Drive 60 778128A Gear . Spur , 28 Teeth ( 5 = = ) ) Gear , Spur , 31 Teeth ( 6 18 786102 Spacer , Neutral 61 778163 Washer , Thrust 20 792077 Ball , Steel 5 / 16 " diameter 65 780109 21 792078 Set Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 8 66 776135 Shaft , kInpute , Shaft , Bra 4 Keyed 22 792079 Spring 67 776315A 23 788061 Ring , Seal 68 786116A Plugasher , W Thrust 25 792073 Screw , Flanged Hex Head , Thread 69 780051 Spacer Forming 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 70 786118 Square Cut Ring 26 792125 Ring , Retainer 71 788069 ( 4 Required , Package of 2 ) 72 792165 Plug , Threaded 9 / 16 - 18 " O " Ringr , 27 792035 Ring , Retainer 72A 788091 Washe Thrust 28 788040 Ring , Retainer 76 780090 29 780072 Washer , Thrust 77 788078A Ring , Retaining , Inverted 30 780108 Washer , Thrust ( Package of 2 ) 31 780001 Washer 79 792144 Spring , Brake 32 792001 " O " Ring 81 786081 Chain , Roller ( Number 41 Chain , 24 Links ) 33 788095 Seal , Square Cut 34 780105A Bushing , Flanged 82 786082 Sprocket , 9 Teeth ( Reverse ) Sprocket , 18 Teeth ( Reverse ) 35 780118A Bushing , Flanged 83 786123 Grease , Bentonite , 32 Ounce Bottle 36 790003 Disk , Brake 90 788067B Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 2 37 790007 Plate , Brake Pad 103 792166 Locknut 1 / 4 - 20 38 799021 Pad , Brake ( Package of 2 ) 104 792167 39 786026 Pin , Dowel 150 788093 Gasket Eliminator ( Loctite # 515 ) 40 792076A Washer , Flat 900 794602 Replacement Transaxle 41 790079 Lever , Brake NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 42 792073 Screw , Flanged Hex Head , Thread 1 inch = 25.4 mm Forming 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 42A 792085A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 2 - 1 / 4 Parts must be ordered from Tecumseh ProductsCo . 47
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 1631 - 01 868 _ _ 40 3s 819 552A 42 _ _ _ c _ 34 615 q _ 41 36 _ 33 • 552 219A 45 220 ¢ _ A 230 12 534 ? 219 642 165 643 535 523 842 445 284 _ / _ 235 284A 601 525 240 524 0 8 _ 7 537 48
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 1631 - 01 51 358 GASKET SET ] 51A 186P1UMRPEPAK , " RI 52 121 CARBURETOR KIT 205 95 634 232 _ 202 203 257 859 52 392 54 434 _ 117 781 _ 334 851 468 0332 75 188 @ 1006 337 383 49
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 1631 - 01 802 311 803 653 209A 209 414 207 307 ( _ ) 229 592 50
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,258562 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 1631 - 01 _ 22 9 881 8A 572 5A 10A 13 lO I 1058 OWNER'S MANUAL I 11019 LABEL KIT I _ r REQUIRES SPECIAL RTOOLS TO INSTALL . SEE REPAI INSTRUCTION MANUAL . 305 305 304 573 308 _ _ 307 308 _ _ 306 306A _ _ 305 307 51
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 1631 - 01 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 54 93208 1 497074 Screw , Phillips Cylinder Assembly 75 222511 2 399265 Bushing Washer , Spring 78 95039 3 391086 * Seal , Oil Screw , Hex 90 495181 4 493304 Carburetor Sump , Engine 91 495035 5 493457 Head , Cylinder # 1 Body Assembly , Upperft 93 231209 5A 493458 Head , Cylinder # 2 • Bushing , Throttle Sha 94 491538 7 271867 * Gasket , Cylinder Head # 1 * * Valve , Idle Adjust 95 93499 7A 271868 Screw , Semsttle * Gasket , Cylinder Head # 2 8 495754 96 221939 Valve , Thro Breather Assembly # i1nder 97 392672 8A 222892 Shaft , Throttle Cover , Breather Cyl # 2 98 91920 Screw , FillisterHead ( Used Only on Key # 572 , 99 26157 Spring , Throttle Adjust Air Baffle withHoles for Mounting ) 102 271607 9 27803 * Gasket , Breather * * Gasket , Carburetor Body 103 298514 10 94382 Float , Carburetor Screw , Semses 104 231435 10A 94830 Screw , Ser * * Pin , Float Hinge 11 280225 105 394683 * * Valve , Needle Tube ; Breather 107 491543 12 273208 * Gasket , Crankcase , . 015 " Thick Body Assembly , Lower 271188 108 223534 Valve , Choke * Gasket , Crankcase , . 005 " Thickck 109 392673 271189 Shaft , Choke * Gasket , Crankcase , . 009 " Thi 116 280474 13 94565 * O - Ring Screw , Cylinder Head 15 94239 117 231338 Plug , Oil Drain Jet , Needle Valve , Fixed 231333 16 394028 Crankshaft , Jet , Needle Valve , Fixed , 94196 Timing Gear Key High Altitudex 20 291675 119 94152 * Seal , Oil Screw , He Head 121 491539 22 94724 Screw , Seres Carburetor Kit 23 491180 127 223472 Flywheel * * Plug , WelchCleaner 161 496599 24 222698 Base , Air Key , Flywheel 25 498584 165 94289 Piston Assembly , Standard Size Nut , Wing 187 299146 498585 Piston Assembly , . 010 " Oversize Line , Fuel , 28 " Long ( Cut to Suit ) 188 94627 498586 Screw Piston Assembly , . 020 " Oversize 498587 201 262683 Link Piston Assembly , . 030 " Oversize 26 394959 202 262684 Link Ring Set , Standard iSizezeze 203 280997 394960 Crank , Bellx Ring Set , . 010 " Oversrsi 394961 205 93971 Screw , He Head Ring Set , . 020 " Ove 206 94298 394962 Nut Ring Set , . 030 " Oversize 207 262337 27 263129 Lock , Piston Pin Spring , Control , Rod 28 498319 209 262352 Pin , Piston , Standard Size Spring , oGovernorr 209A 261563 391286 Pin , Piston , . 005 " Oversize Spring , Govern Idle 29 394306 219 394348 Gear , Governor Rod , Connecting , Standard Size 219A 393415 397158 Oil SlingerThrust Rod , Connecting , . 020 " Undersize 32 94671 220 222773 Washer , Screw , Connecting Rod 33 390420 222 491282 Valve , Exhaust Bracket , Control 224 94297 34 261528 Valve , Intake Screw , Torx _ 35 65906 Spring , Valve , Intake 36 26828 Included in Gasket Set ( 495868 ) Spring , Valve , Exhaust 40 221596 Retainer , Valve , Intake 41 292260 Retainer , Valve , Exhaust * * Included in Carburetor Kit ( 491539 ) 42 494553 Keeper , vValvee 45 261368 Tappet , Val * * * Included in Carburetor Kit ( 491539 ) , 46 213520 Gear , Cam and Pump Repair Kit ( 393397 ) 50 213290 Manifold , Intake 51 271412 . . . . Included in Gasket Set ( 495868 ) , . . . . Gasket , Carburetor Mounting 51A 281411 Spacer , Carburetor and Carburetor Kit ( 491539 ) 52 270884 * Gasket , Intake Manifold Mounting 53 93970 Screw , Hex Head , NOTE : All componentdimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm Carburetor to Manifold 52
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REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.258562 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 1631 - 01 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Screw , Hex Head 227 491297 Lever Assembly , Governor 556 5935853 Bolt , Governor Lever 229 62199 Washer 562 938 Screw , Hex Head , 230 223882 Washer , Governor Crank , Inside 567 94811 Back Plate to Cylinder 235 224995 Shield , Fuel Spray * Gasket , Base 240 394358 Filter , Fuel 569 272645 Baffle , Air , Cylinder # 2 244 230318 Connector , Fuel Line 572 224816 Plate , Back 257 93897 Screw , Sems 573 491304 Nut , Hex . 258 94623 Screw , Sems 592 92278 Clamp , Hose - 259 223890 Bracket , Cable 601 93053 Retainer , E Ring 265 221535 Clamp , Casing 615 94296 Retainer 267 94906 Screw , Sems 615A 263080 Crank , Governore 284 94674 Screw , Hex Head 616 491530 * * Washer , Throttl Shaft 284A 94882 Screw , Hex Head 634 271013 • Seal , Governor Shaft 304 495469 Housing , Blower , Red 634A 491287 Boot , Spark rPlugner 305 94786 Screw , Sems 635 66538 Cover , Air Cleaane 306 222846 Shield , Cylinder 642 225008 Plate , Air Cle 306A 223734 Shield , Cylinder 643 496700 Screw , Hex Head 307 94930 Screw , Self - Tapping 653 93585 Gear , Ring 308 224774 Cover , Air Guide 726 391362 ( Includes Mounting Parts ) 308A 224775 Cover , Air Guide Gear , tTiminger 309 497596 Motor , Starter 741 262989 Gear , Stare 310 94003 Bolt , Thru 783 280104 Cap , Driv 311 497608 Brush Set 801 394860 Cap , gEnd , 332 230674 Nut , Hex 802 497607 Housin Starterad 333 394891 Armature , Magneto 803 497604 Screw , Hex He 334 94731 Screw , Sems 819 94675 * Seal , sCapsembly , 337 802592 Plug , Spark 842 270920 Tube A Oil 356 494705 Wire , Stop 847 84957150 . Terminal , Cable 358 491856 Gasket Set 851 4938 * * * Diaphragm , Carburetor 363 19203 Flywheel Puller 858 270989 * * * Gasket , Pumphragmp 383 89838 Wrench , Spark Plug 859 271025 * * * Spring , , Diap 387 280197 Body , Pump 860 261358 Repair Kit Pum 392 261395 * * * Spring , Diaphragm 861 393397 Seal , Valve 394 270988 * * " Diaphragm , Carburetor 868 64972123 Seat , Valve , aIntakeust 414 220680 Washer 869 2614 Seat , Valve , Exh 422 222875 Bracket , Oil Fill 870 213316 Bushing , Guide ( Exhaust Only ) 432 221377 * * * Cap , Spring 871 261961 Bushing , Guide ( Intake , Brass ) 434 223688 Cover , Diaphragm 231218 Wire , Alternator 435 93829 Screw , Diaphragm Cover 877 393456 Plate , Cover 445 394019 Filter , Air 881 495901 Plug and Seal , Solenoid 468 497908 Screen , Rotating 955 1397882053 Fan , nFlywheel 474 393474 Alternator 1005 28 Retainer , Fa 482 93621 Screw , 1006 224901 Label Kit 510 497606 Drive , Starter 1019 496726 Owner's Manual 523 494947 Cap , Oil Fill 1058 272112 Retainer , Brush 524 271157 * Seal , Fill Tube 1090 497605 525 495348 Tube , Oil Fill ( Includes Seals Included in Gasket Set ( 495868 ) 528 393815 Hose , Vacuum 534 94823 Screw , Air Cleaner * * Included in Carburetor Kit ( 491539 ) 535 272490 Filter , Air 537 271411 . . . . Gasket , Air Cleaner * * * Includedin Carburetor Kit ( 491539 ) , 544 497603 Armature , Starter and Pump Repair Kit ( 393397 ) 552 262332 Lower Bushing , Governor 552A 262331 Upper Bushing , Governor . . . . Included in Gasket Set ( 495868 ) , and Carburetor Kit ( 491539 ) NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches ' 1 inch = 25.4 mm 53
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i i i i i i i SERVICE NOTES ii 54
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL , NOT ACROSS HILL SIGHTING GUIDE SIGHT AND HOLD THIS LEVEL WITH SKY LINE OR TREE . 15 ° MAX . Operate your Tractor up and down the face of slopes ( not greater than 15 ° ) , never across the face . Make turns gradu - ally to prevent tipping or loss of control . Exercise extreme caution when changing direction on slopes .
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8EARS CRAFTSMAN + OWNER'S 19.0 HP ELECTRIC START MANUAL 42 " MOWER 6 SPEED TRANSAXLE LAWN TRACTOR Each tractor has its own model number . Each engine has MODEL NO . its own model number . 917.258562 The model number for your tractor will be found on the model plate located under the seat . The model number for your engine will be found on the blower housing of the engine . All parts listed herein may be ordered from any Seam , Roebuck and Co . Service Center / Department and most Re - tail Stores . IF YOU NEED REPAIR SERVICE OR PARTS : WHEN ORDERING REPAIR PARTS , ALWAYS GIVE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION : FOR REPAIR SERVICE , CALL : THIS TOLL FREE NUMBER • PRODUCT - TRACTOR 1 - 800 - 4 - REPAIR • MODEL NUMBER - 917.258562 ( 1 - 800 - 473 - 7247 ) • ENGINE MODEL NO . - 42E707 - 1631 - 01 • PART NUMBER FOR REPLACEMENT PARTS • PART DESCRIPTION INFORMATION AND ORDERING , CALL RTHIS : TOLL FREE NUMBE Your Sears merchandise has added value when you consider Sears has service units nationwide staffed with 1 - 800 - FON - PART Sears trained technicians . . , professional technicians ( 1 - 800 - 366 - 7278 ) specifically trained to insure that we meet our pledge to you , we service what we sell . FOR CONSUMER ASSISTANCE HOT LINE , CALL THISR : TOLL FREE NUMBE 1 - 800 - 659 - 5917 160455 Rev . 2 4.03.97 JH / BW Pdnted in U . S . A .
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0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0160130 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0160129 Manual, owner's (english)
0159481 Mower deck, complete (standard deck; order mulc...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
033004 Tune-up kit (includes air filter, spark plug, o...
05122S Tune up kit
1146140 Battery
10145211 Bolt, btr front 1/4-20 x 7-1/2
11150109 Holde down battery dash mount
12145769 Nut, push nylon battery front 1/4
16153664 Switch interlock push-in
19STD551125 Washer, lock 1/4
274760412 Bolt
2073350400 Nut
21147430 Harness
224152J Bulb
244799J Cable
25146148 Cable
26108824X Fuse
28145491 Cable
29121305X Seat switch
3STD551025 Washer 9/32 x 5/8 x 16 gauge
30140301 Ignition switch
31124211X Nut ignition
32141226 Cover key switch
33109310X Molded key
4STD551125 Washer, lock 1/4
40156442 Harness - igniter
4171110408 Bolt
42131563 Cover
43145673 Solenoid
4473640400 Nut
45121433X Ammeter rectangular 6 amp
52141940 Protectoin wire loop (hour meter)
5517490508 Screw
6STD541025 Nut, hex 1/4-20
77697J Tube
70140413 Harness engine b&s/tec dual
87603J Tray
9109596X Hose clamp
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0160130 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0160129 Manual, owner's (english)
0159481 Mower deck, complete (standard deck; order mulc...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
033004 Tune-up kit (includes air filter, spark plug, o...
05122S Tune up kit
1159527 Chassis
10STD533710 Bolt, carriage 3/8-16 x 1
11155927 Panel, dash, lh
12145660 Clip tinnerman grille p / l
122157301 Left Bracket shift
123152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
13155936 Panel, dash, rh
1417490608 Screw
140150556 Bracket chassis front
142156095 Plate reinforcement stlt
143154966 Backrest swaybar chassis
144154207 Bracket footrest stlt
145156524 Rod pivot chassis/hood
146154334 Torque screw
14774760412 Bolt
17144983X558 Hood asssembly
18126938X Bumper hood
2140356 Drawbar
20156437 Plate mtg battery fuel tank
23124028X Bushing, snap, nylon, fuel line
2519131312 Washer
26STD541437 Locknut, hex, with insert 3/8-16 unc
28145198X558 Grille, with clips ms-558
29145200 Lens, grille
317490612 Screw, thd., roll. 3/8-16 x 3/4 type tt
30151287X558 Fender/footrest
3117490508 Screw
3717490508 Screw
38139886 Pivot bracket
39139887 Pivot bracket
4STD551025 Washer 13/32 x 3/4 x 16 gauge
5155272 Hood bumper
5173800400 Lock nut
5219091416 Washer
53145201 Bracket
5417030814 Screw, hex head, spiderlock #8 x 7/8 ab
55145202 Bracket
57STD552507 Bolt fin hex 1/4-20 unc x .75
58140547 Air duct p/l 18hp b and s opp. twin
6072140606 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 3/4
64154798 Lower Bracket assembly, clutch, mounting evx
7173680400 Lock nut
74STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
9150156X011 Dash, silkscreened
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0160130 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0160129 Manual, owner's (english)
0159481 Mower deck, complete (standard deck; order mulc...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
033004 Tune-up kit (includes air filter, spark plug, o...
05122S Tune up kit
1N/P Transaxle (see breakdown) peerless 930-057a
10STD561210 Pin, cotter
11105701X Washer
11219091210 Washer
113127285X Strap
11672110610 Bolt
118154774 Spacer - bellcrank
121154419 Clutch nyliner
1374550412 Bolt
14STD551125 Washer
1574490544 Bolt hex flghd 5/16-18 unc x 1.25
18STD523710 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1. gr. 5
19STD541437 Nut
2146682 Spring return brake t / a zinc
21106933X Knob
22130804 Rod , brake
24STD541237 Nut
25106888X Spring rod
26STD551037 Washer
27STD561210 Pin
28145204 Rod
29124236X Cap, parking brake, red
3123666X Pulley
30130807 Mounting bracket
31127275X Keeper
32STD523107 Bolt
34155071 Shaft assembly pedal foot lt/stlt
35120183X Bearing
36STD551062 Washer
37STD571810 Roll pin
38123674X Pulley
39STD523727 Bolt
412000028 Ring, retainer
404470J Spacer
41154777 Keeper, belt, idler fool-proof
4219131312 Washer
47127783 Pulley, idler, v-groove, plastic
48154604 As bellcrank
49123205X Retainer
5121520X Torque strap
50STD523715 Bolt
51STD541437 Nut crown lock 3/8-16 unc
52STD541431 Nut crown lock 5/16-18 unc
53105710X Link
55105709X Spring
56STD523712 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 x 1-1/4
57130801 V-belt, ground drive
58127274X Keeper
59140312 Keeper, belt, center span
617490512 Screw, thd., roll. 5/16-18 x 3/4
6117490612 Screw, thd., roll. 3/8-16 x 3/4
628883R Pedal cover
63140186 Engine pulley
6471170764 Bolt, hex head, fin. 7/16-20 x 4 grade 5
65STD551143 Washer
66154778 Keeper - belt
70134683 Keeper
7219132012 Washer
74137057 Spacer
75121749X Washer
76STD581075 E-ring
77123583X Square key
78121748X Washer
792228M Key woodruff #9 3/16 x 3/4
8154792 Rod, shifter fender stlt
80145090 Shift arm
81156049 Shaft asm cross p930 20" tires
82123782X Spring
8319171216 Washer
84145643 Tie rod
85150360 Nut
8671208 Bushing
8719212016 Washer
8812000008 Ring
89154886 Console, shift, stlt
90124346X Nut
964497H Retainer spring 1" zinc cad
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0160130 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0160129 Manual, owner's (english)
0159481 Mower deck, complete (standard deck; order mulc...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
033004 Tune-up kit (includes air filter, spark plug, o...
05122S Tune up kit
1139768 Steering wheel
10156438 Link drag extended stamped
11STD551137 Washer, lock
13154779 Spacer, bearing, front axle
1573901000 Nut
17156546 Shaft, assembly strg private label
1857079 Washer
19124035X Support, shaft
2154427 Axle assembly stmp dropped stl
20126684X Washer, shim 1/4 x 5/8 x .062
21STD551125 Washer
2271100410 Screw, hex socket head 1/4-20 x 5/8
23127501 Pittman shaft assembly
25154406 Bracket, steering
26126847X Bushing
27136874 Sector gear
2819131416 Washer
2917490612 Screw, thd., roll. 3/8-16 x 3/4
3156483 Spindle
30STD561210 Pin
32130465 Rod, tie
36155099 Bushing, steering
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38139769 Insert, cap steering wheel, standard, black
3919133808 Washer 13/32 x 2-3/8 x 8 gauge
4157473 Spindle
40STD541537 Gripco nut
41100711L Adaptor, steering wheel
42145054 Boot, steering shaft
43121749X Washer
44153720 Extension shaft steering lr.lt
46121232X Cap
476855M Zerk grease fitting
56266H Thrust washer
51STD541431 Nut lock hex w/ins. 5/16-18 unc
5373680600 Nut, crownlock 3/8-16 unc
5474780520 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/4
6121748X Washer
62156594 Kit steering assembly service
63STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
65154780 Axle spacer
66154404 Bearing - arm
6774781044 Bolt
68154429 Axle brace
69160367 Spacer bracket
719272016 Washer
7074780636 Bolt, fin, hex 3/8-16 unc x 2-1/4
812000029 Ring
93366R Bearing
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0160130 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0160129 Manual, owner's (english)
0159481 Mower deck, complete (standard deck; order mulc...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
033004 Tune-up kit (includes air filter, spark plug, o...
05122S Tune up kit
1151273 Control throt paddle 32 22
10145552 Heat shield
11STD551125 Washer lock hvy, helical 1/4
12STD522507 Bolt fin hex 1/4-20 x 3/4
13272250 Gasket . muffler
1413280336 Pipe nipple
1513200300 Elbow std 90 degree 3/8-18 npt
16STD551237 Washer lock ext tooth 3/8
1717490624 Screw thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
217720410 Screw hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8 t
23156123 Shield browning
25145996 Control
2673920600 Nut
27152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
29137180 Spark arrestor
3N/P Engine (see breakdown) briggs model no. 42e707-...
31153630 Tank fuel 3 50 rear
32155971 Cap fuel gauge stlt
33123487X Clamp hose
34106082X Pad
3517490512 Screw thdrol 5/16-18 x 3/4 tyt
378543R Fuel line
38N/P Plug oil drain (order from engine manufacturer)
39109227X Pad idler
4149723 Muffler, assembly, twin lo-tone
403645J Bushing
41139277 Stem
5144069 Exhaust assembly lh b and s 18 hp vent
6144068 Exhaust
7138129 Clamp
8150176 Bolt
81128861 Nut, flange 1/4-20 starter nut
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0160130 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0160129 Manual, owner's (english)
0159481 Mower deck, complete (standard deck; order mulc...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
033004 Tune-up kit (includes air filter, spark plug, o...
05122S Tune up kit
1159460 Wire assembly inner/spring with plunger lt
11139865 Link lift lh fixed length
12139866 Link lift rh fixed length
13STD624008 Retainer spring
15127218 Front Link
1673350800 Nut jam hex 1/2-13 unc
17130171 Trunnion blk zinc
1873800800 Nut lock with wsh 1/2-13 unc
19139868 Arm suspension
2159471 Assembly line shaft
20STD624008 Retainer spring
23110807X Nut
2419131016 Washer
252876H Spring
2676020308 Pin cotter 3/32 x 1/2
27126971X Rod adj. lift
2873350600 Nut hex jam 3/8-16
29138057 Knob
3105767X Pin
30150233 Trunnion
31140302 Bearing, pivot, lift, special
3273540600 Crownlock nut
412000002 E ring #5133-62
49145212 Hex nut
519211621 Washer
50110452X Push nut
6120183X Bearing
7125631X Grip
8122365X Button plunger read
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0160130 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0160129 Manual, owner's (english)
0159481 Mower deck, complete (standard deck; order mulc...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
033004 Tune-up kit (includes air filter, spark plug, o...
1144393 Mower deck assembly, 42"
10140296 Washer
101136420 Mulch plate
10271161010 Screw
10319061216 Washer
104STD551110 Washer, lock
105130758 Latch assembly, bagger
1062029J Nut weld .327/.304 no. 10-24
11134149 Blade
111155197 Bracket, gauge, wheel l.h.
112155198 Bracket, gauge, wheel r.h.
11317490512 Screw, thdrol 5/16-18 x 3/4
114STD541431 Nut, hex keps 5/16-18 unc
11572110504 Bolt, carriage 5/16 unc x 1/2
116137644 Bolt, shoulder
117133957 Gauge wheel
11873930600 Lock nut
119STD551037 Washer 3/8 x 7/8 x 14 ga.
12129895 Bearing
121143723 Bracket
128153390 Washer
12919131312 Washer
13137645 Shaft assembly, mandrel, vented (includes key n...
13074780616 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
13172140608 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
13219132203 Washer
14128774 Housing
15110485X Bearing
16140329 Stripper, vented mower deck
1772110610 Bolt
1872140505 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
19132827 Bolt shoulder
2STD533107 Bolt
20136888 Baffle, vortex
2173680500 Nut crownlock 5/16-18
22134753 Stiffener bracket
23131267 Bracket, deflector
24105304X Cap
25123713X Spring
26110452X Push nut
27130968 Shield
2819111016 Washer
29131491 Rod , hinge
3138017 Bracket
30138776 Bolt 5/16-18 x 1.25
31129963 Washer, spacer
32153535 Pulley, mandrel
33137266 Nut, flanged, toplock 9/16
34STD533717 Bolt
35133835 Fastener
36131494 Pulley, idler, flat
37STD551037 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 gauge
4138440 Bracket assembly, deck sway bar, 38"
40STD541437 Nut, crownlock
41133551 Pivot rod
43140083 Clutch rod
44140088 Guard
45STD624003 Retainer
46137729 Screw
48133944 Washer
49155066 Roller assembly, cam follower
5STD624008 Retainer spring
50131340 Bolt
51STD541410 Locknut
52139888 Bolt
53131845X900 Arm assembly, pad, brake
54133943 Washer, hardened
55155046 Arm idler 42" mower lt/yt
56122052X Spacer, retainer
58140086 Spring
59141043 Guard
6130832 Arm, suspension, rear
67149846 Knob, deluxe 1/2-13
68144200 Belt
71142427 Rod, clutch, primary
72131870 Spring
73127847 Arm
74121748X Washer
7512000029 Ring
76128903 Bolt
77127845 Keeper, spring
78154809 Assembly - cl lever
79127498 Bushing
8850857 Bolt blade
80153701 Clutch spring
8173350600 Nut, hex, jam 3/8-16
82142028 Trunnion, adj. 3/8-16 x01.30
83120958X Washer
84156084 Keeper - belt
9STD551137 Washer, lock
92STD541437 Locknut, hex w/wash insert
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0160130 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0160129 Manual, owner's (english)
0159481 Mower deck, complete (standard deck; order mulc...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
033004 Tune-up kit (includes air filter, spark plug, o...
05122S Tune up kit
1140123 Seat
10155925 Pan pnt seat (blk)
12121246X Bracket
13121248X Bushing
1472050411 Bolt rdhd sht nk 1/4-20 x 1-3/8
15134300 Spacer
16121250X Spring
17123976X Nut lock 1/4 lge flg gr 5 zinc
2140551 Bracket pivot
21153236 Bolt shoulder 5/16-18 unc
22STD541431 Nut lock hex with ins 5/16-18
2374780814 Bolt fin hex 1/2-13 x 7/8 gr. 5
2419171912 Washer
25127018X Bolt
26STD551150 Washer lock hvy hlcl spr 1/2
374760616 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1
419131610 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 40 (96012001102)
5145006 Clip push-in hinged (96012001102)
6STD541437 Nut lock hex with ins 3/8-16 unc
7124181X Spring
817490616 Screw 3/8-16 x 1
919131614 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 ga.
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0160130 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0160129 Manual, owner's (english)
0159481 Mower deck, complete (standard deck; order mulc...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
033004 Tune-up kit (includes air filter, spark plug, o...
05122S Tune up kit
1156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
10150333 Decal cap cnsmr help line srs
11156368 Decal, fender stlt oper inst english/spanish
13146046 Decal
14147139 Decal chassis 42"
15136832 Decal
17156798 Decal insert, hood
19138047 Decal
20156787 Mower decal
22149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
3151299 Decal hood rh craftsman
4151300 Decal hood lh craftsman
6133644 Decal
7150927 Decal panel side b&s
9146709 Decal fender craftsman gold
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0160130 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0160129 Manual, owner's (english)
0159481 Mower deck, complete (standard deck; order mulc...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
033004 Tune-up kit (includes air filter, spark plug, o...
05122S Tune up kit
159192 Valve cap
107152J Tube
11104757X Cap, axle
265139 Valve stem
3106222X Tire, front
459904 Tube
5106732X427 Rim, front
6278H Fitting
79040H Flange bearing
8106108X427 Rim, rear
9122082X Tire, rear
1772108A Cover, transaxle
10784355 Fork rod and
103792166 Screw
104792167 Nut
11778229 Gear
12778113A Gear
13778221 Gear, bevel, 16 teeth
14778068 Gear, bevel pinion
15778260 Gear
150788093 Gasket eliminator (loctite #515)
17786139 Drive pin
18786102 Spacer
2780086A Needle bearing
20792077 Ball, steel 5/16" diameter
21792078 Screw
22792079 Spring
23788061 Ring
25792073 Screw, flanged hex head, thread forming 1/4-20 ...
26792125 Retaining ring
27792035 Ring, retainer
28788040 Ring, retainer
29780072 Washer
3770102A Case, transaxle
30780108 Washer
31780001 Washer
32792001 Quad ring
33788095 Seal
34780105A Bushing
35780118A Bushing
36790003 Brake disc
37790007 Plate
38799021 Brake pads
39786026 Dowel pin
4776260A Countershaft
40792076A Washer
41790079 Brake lever
42792073 Screw, flanged hex head, thread forming 1/4-20 ...
42A792085A Screw
43792075 Locknut 5/16-24
44790025 Holder, brake pad
45786066 Spacer
46786086 Bracket
47774690 Axle
48774691 Axle
49778215 Spur gear
5776219B Shaft and pinion assembly, output
50778125 Gear
51778124A Gear
52778123A Gear
53778122A Gear
54778273 Gear
56778230 Gear
57778151 Gear
58778126A Gear
59778127A Gear
6778139 Output gear
60778128A Gear
61778163 Gear, spur, 31 teeth, (6th)
65780109 Washer
66776135 Input shaft
67776315A Brake shaft
68786116A Plug
69780051 Washer
7778136 Gear
70786118 Spacer
71788069 Seal
72792165 Plug
72A788091 'o' ring
76780090 Washer
77788078A Retaining ring
79792144 Spring
8792136A Key, shift
81786081 Chain
82786082 Sprocket
83786123 Sprocket
8A792047 Key, woodruff
9784352 Collar
90788067B Grease, bentonite, 32 ounce bottle
900794602 Replacement transaxle