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Owner's Manual £ RAFTSMAN ° 185 HP ELECTRIC START 42 " MOWER AUTOMATIC LAWN TRACTOR Model No 917.270760 • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Repair Parts CAUTION : For answers to your questions about this product , Call : Read and follow all Safety Rules and Instructions before 1 - 800 - 659 - 5917 Sears Craftsmen Help Line operating this equipment 5 am - 5 pm , Mon - Sat Seam , Roebuck and Co , Hoffman Estates , II 60179 Visit our Craftsman website : wv , w sears corn / craftsman
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Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 Parts Ordering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover LIMITED TWO YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT PARTS For two ( 2 ) years from the date of purchase , if this Craftsman Riding Equipment is maintained , lubricated and tuned up according to the instructions in the owner's manual , Sears will repair or replace , free of charge , any parts found to be defective in material or workmanship . Warranty service is available free of charge by taking your Craftsman riding equipment to your nearest Sears Service Center . In - home warranty service is available but a trip charge will apply . This warranty applies only while this product is in the United States . This Warranty does not cover : * Expendable items which become worn during normal use , such as blades , spark plugs , air cleaners , belts and oil filters . * Tire replacement or repair caused by punctures from outside objects , such as nails , thorns , stumps , or glass . • Repairs necessary because of operator abuse , including but not limited to , damage caused by towing objects beyond the capability of the riding equipment , impacting objects that bend the frame or crankshaft , or over speeding the engine . • Repairs necessary because of operator negligence , including but not limited to , electrical and mechanical damage caused by improper storage , failure to use the proper grade and amount of engine oil , failure to keep the deck clear of flammable debris , or the failure to maintain the equipment according to the instructions contained in the owner's manual . • Engine ( fuel system ) cleaning or repairs caused by fuel determined to be contami - nated or oxidized ( stale ) . In general , fuel should be used within thirty ( 30 ) days of its purchase date . • Riding equipment used for commercial or rental purposes . LIMITED 90 DAY WARRANTY ON BATTERY For ninety ( 90 ) days from date of purchase , if any battery included with this riding equipment proves defective in material or workmanship and our testing determines the battery will not hold a charge , Sears will replace the battery at no charge . War - ranty service is available free of charge by taking your Craftsman riding equipment to your nearest Sears Service Center . In - home warranty service is available but a trip charge will apply . This warranty applies only while this product is in the United States . To locate the nearest sears service center or to schedule in - home warranty service , simply contact sears at 1 - 800 - 4 - my - home This Warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights which may vary from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , D / 817 WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 2
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IMPORTANT : This cutting machine is can result in severe injury or death . All capable of amputating hands and feet slopes require extra caution . If you cannot and throwing objects . Failure to observe back up the slope or if you feel uneasy on the following safety instructions could it , do not mow it . result in serious injury or death . DO : GENERAL OPERATION , Mow up and down slopes , not across . • Read , understand , and follow all • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree instructions in the manual and on the limbs , etc . machine before starting . • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Uneven • Only allow responsible adults , who are terrain could overturn the machine . Tall familiar with the instructions , to operate grass can hide obstacles . the machine . • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so • Clear the area of objects such as rocks , that you will not have to stop or shift toys , wire , etc . , which could be picked while on the slope . up and thrown by the blade , • Follow the manufacturer's recommen - • Be sure the area is clear of other dations for wheel weights or counter - people before mowing . Stop machine if weights to improve stability . anyone enters the area . • Use extra care with grass catchers or • Never carry passengers . other attachments . These can change • Do not mow in reverse unless absolute - the stability of the machine . ly necessary . Always look down and • Keep all movement on the slopes slow behind before and while backing . and gradual . Do not make sudden • Be aware of the mower discharge changes in speed or direction . direction and do not point it at anyone . • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If Do not operate the mower without tires lose traction , disengage the blades either the entire grass catcher or the and proceed slowly straight down the guard in place . slope . • Slow down before turning . DO NOT : • Never leave a running machine • Do not turn on slopes unless neces - unattended . Always turn off blades , set sary , and then , turn slowly and gradual - parking brake , stop engine , and remove ly downhill , if possible . keys before dismounting . • Do not mow near drop - offs , ditches , or • Turn off blades when not mowing . embankments . The mower could • Stop engine before removing grass suddenly turn over if a wheel is over the catcher or unclogging chute . edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge • Mow only in daylight or good artificial caves in . light . • Do not mow on wet grass . Reduced • Do not operate the machine white traction could cause sliding . under the influence of alcohol or drugs . • Do not try to stabilize the machine by • Watch for traffic when operating near or putting your foot on the ground . crossing roadways . ° Do not use grass catcher on steep • Use extra care when loading or slopes . unloading the machine into a trailer or CHILDREN truck . Tragic accidents can occur if the operator • Data indicates that operators , age 60 is not alert to the presence of children . years and above , are involved in a Children are often attracted to the large percentage of riding mower - machine and the mowing activity . Never related injuries . These operators should assume that children will remain where evaluate their ability to operate the you last saw them . riding mower safely enough to protect • Keep children out of the mowing area themselves and others from serious and under the watchful care of another injury . responsible adult . SLOPE OPERATION • Be alert and turn machine off if children Slopes are a major factor related to loss - enter the area . of - control and tipover accidents , which 3
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• Never tamper with safety devices . • Before and when backing , look behind and down for small children . Check their proper operation regularly . • Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or • Never carry children . They may fall off other debris build - up . Clean oil or fuel and be seriously injured or interfere spillage . Allow machine to cool before with safe machine operation . storing . • Never allow children to operate the machine . • Stop and inspect the equipment if you strike an object . Repair , if necessary , • Use extra care when approaching blind before restarting . corners , shrubs , trees , or other objects • Never make adjustments or repairs with that may obscure vision . the engine running . SERVICE • Grass catcher components are subject • Use extra care in handling gasoline to wear , damage , and deterioration , and other fuels . They are flammable which could expose moving parts or and vapors are explosive . allow objects to be thrown . Frequently Use only an approved container . check components and replace with Never remove gas cap or add fuel manufacturer's recommended parts , with the engine running . Allow when necessary . engine to cool before refueling . Do not smoke . • Mower blades are sharp and can cut . Never refuel the machine indoors . Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and Never store the machine or fuel use extra caution when servicing them . container inside where there is an • Check brake operation frequently . open flame , such as a water heater . Adjust and service as required . • Never run a machine inside a closed area . • Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade attachment bolts , tight and keep equipment in good condition . • Be sure the area is clear of other • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree people before mowing . Stop machine if limbs , etc . anyone enters the area . • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Uneven • Never carry passengers or children terrain could overtum the machine . Tall even with the blades off . grass can hide obstacles . • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so lutely necessary . Always look down and that you will not have to stop or shift behind before and while backing . while on the slope . • Never carry children . They may fall off • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If and be seriously injured or interfere tires lose traction , disengage the blades with safe machine operation . and proceed slowly straight down the • Keep children out of the mowing area slope . and under the watchful care of another • If machine stops while going uphill , responsible adult . disengage blades , shift into reverse • Be alert and turn machine off if children and back down slowly . enter the area . • Do not tum on slopes unless neces - • Before and when backing , look behind sary , and then , tum slowly and gradual - and down for small children . ly downhill , if possible . • Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , not across . 4
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_ CAUTION : Tow only the attachments , _ LLook for this symbol to point out that are recommended by and comply important safety precautions . It means CAUTION ! ! ! BECOMEAWARE71 ! YOUR with specifications of the manufacturer of your tractor . Use common sense when _ FETY IS INVOLVED . towing . Operate only at the lowest CAUTION : In order to prevent acciden - possible speed when on a slope . Too tal starting when setting up , transporting , heavy of a load , while on a slope , is adjusting or making repairs always dangerous . Tires can lose traction with the disconnect spark plug wire and place wire ground and cause you to lose control of _ re it cannot contact spark plug . AUTION : Do not coast down a hill in Y _ Uwtrractor . ARNING : The engine exhaust from neutral , you may lose control of the tractor . this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer , birth defects , or other reproductive harm . Please read and retain this manual . The PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS instructions will enable you to assemble GASOLINE 1.25 GALLONS and maintain your tractor properly . CAPACITY UNLEADED Always observe the " SAFETY RULES " . AND TYPE : REGULAR MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT SAE 30 OILTYPE A Sears Maintenance Agreement is ' API - SF / SG / SH ) : ( ABOVE 32 ° F ) available on this product . Contact your SAE 5W - 30 nearest Sears store for details . ( BELOW 32 ° F ) CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES OIL CAPACITY : 4.0 PINTS * Read and observe the safety rules . CHAMPION SPARK PLUG : • Follow a regular schedule in maintain - RC12YC GAP : . 030 " ) ing , caring for and using your tractor . VALVE INTAKE : . 004 " - . 006 ' • Follow the instructions under " Mainte - ADJUSTMENT EXHAUST : . 004 " - . 006 nance " and = Storage " sections of this FORWARD : 5.5 GROUND owner's manual . REVERSE : 2.4 SPEED ( MPH ) : , A WARNING : This tractor is equipped FRONT : 14 PSI TIRE with an intemal combustion engine and REAR : 10 PSI PRESSURE : should not be used on or near any 16AMPS @ 3600 RPM CHARGING unimproved forest - covered , brush - SYSTEM : covered or grass - coverad land unless AMP / HR : 28 the engine's exhaust system is equipped BATTERY : MIN . CCA : 230 with a spark arrester meeting applicable CASE SIZE : U1R local or state laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it should be maintained 27 - 35 FT . LBS BLADE BOLT in effective working order by the opera - TORQUE : tor . In the state of Califomia the above is required by law ( Section 4442 of the CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase California Public Resources Code ) . of a Craftsman Tractor . It has been Other states may have similar laws . designed , engineered and manufactured Federal laws apply on federal lands . A to give you the best possible depend - spark arrester for the muffler is available ability and performance . through your nearest Sears Authorized Should you experience any problem you Service Center / Department ( See cannot easily remedy , please contact Maintenance section of this manual ) . your nearest Sears Authorized Service Center . We have competent , well - trained technicians and the proper tools to service or repair this tractor . 5
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Steering Wheel 0 Extension Steering Shaft Steering Sleeve t teering Wheel Adapter ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 Wheel Insert _ 1 ) Lock washer 3 / 8 ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 4 ( 1 ) Large Flat ( 1 ) Washer Locknut 5 / 16 - 18 Seat ( 1 ) Shoulder Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 ( 1 ) Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge ( 1 ) Knob Video Cassette Keys Slope Sheet ( 2 ) Keys " - ' t 6
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Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely . Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness . TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY • Assemble large flat washer , 3 / 8 lock A socket wrench set will make assembly washer , 3 / 8 hex bolt and tighten easier . Standard wrench sizes you need securely . are listed below . • Snap steering wheel insert into center of steedng wheel . ( 1 ) 9 / 16 " wrench ( 1 ) Pliers ( 1 ) Utility knife • Remove protective materials from ( 2 ) 1 / 2 " wrench tractor hood and grill . ( 1 ) Tire pressure ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " socket with IMPORTANT : Check for and remove drive ratchet gauge any staples in skid that may puncture When right or left hand is mentioned in tires where tractor is to roll off skid . this manual , it means , from your point of view , when you are in the operating _ Steering position ( seated behind the steering _ Wheel Insert wheel ) . Hex Bolt TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM _ Lock Washer CARTON f _ ! _ - ' - Large Flat UNPACK CARTON Steering j _ . . _ / _ . . / * Remove all accessible loose parts and Wheel _ _ Boot parts boxes from shipping carton . • Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on all four corners of shipping carton , and lay panels fiat . • Check for any additional loose parts or boxes and remove . BEFORE REMOVING TRACTOR FROM SKID ATTACH STEERING WHEEL ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND BOOT • Slide extension shaft onto lower steering shaft . Align mounting holes in extension and lower shafts and install 5 / 16 hex bolt and Iocknut . Tighten securely . • Place tabs of steering boot over tab slots in dash and push down to secure . INSTALL STEERING WHEEL • Position front wheels of the tractor so they are pointing straight forward . • Remove steering wheel adapter from steering wheel and slide adapter onto steering shaft extension . • Position steering wheel so cross bars are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide inside boot and onto adapter . 7
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HOW TO SET UP YOUR TRACTOR NOTE : You may now roll or drive you tractor off the skid . Follow the appropriate CHECK BATTERY instruction below to remove the tractor • Lift seat pan to raised position and from the skid . open battery box door . TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See • If this battery is put into service after Operation section for location and month and year indicated on label ( label located between terminals ) function of controls ) charge battery for minimum of one • Press lift lever plunger and raise hour at 6 - 10 amps . ( See " BATTERY " attachment lift lever to its highest in MAINTENANCE section of this position , manual for charging instructions ) . • Release parking brake by depressing clutch / brake pedal . • Place freewheel control in freewheel - ing position to disengage transmission ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in the Opera - Ba _ e _ Box Label tion section of this manual ) . • Roll tractor forward off skid . • Remove banding holding discharge guard up against tractor . TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Operation section for location INSTALL SEAT and function of controls ) Adjust seat before tightening adjustment knob . _ kWARNING : Before starting read • Remove adjustment knob and fiat understand and follow all instructions in washer securing seat to cardboard the Operation section of this manual . Be packing and set aside for assembly of sure tractor is in a well - ventilated area . seat to tractor . Be sure the area in front of tractor is • Pivot seat upward and remove from clear of other people and objects . the cardboard packing . Remove the • Be sure all the above assembly steps cardboard packing and discard . have been completed . • Place seat on seat pan and assemble • Check engine oil level and fill fuel shoulder bolt . Tighten shoulder bolt tank with gasoline . securely . • Place freewheel control in " transmis - • Assemble adjustment knob and flat sion engaged " position . washer loosely . Do not tighten . • Sit on seat in operating position , • Lower seat into operating position depress clutch / brake pedal and set and sit on seat . the parking brake . • Slide seat until a comfortable position • Place motion control lever in neutral is reached which allows you to press ( N ) position . clutch / brake pedal all the way down . • Press lift lever plunger and raise • Get off seat without moving its attachment lift lever to its highest adjusted position . position . • Raise seat and tighten adjustment • Start the engine . After engine has knob securely . started , move throttle control to idle Seat position . • Release parking brake . Seat Pan Shoulder Bolt " _ . . _ . _ . . Flat Adjustment Washer Knob 8
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INSTALL MULCHER PLATE • Slowly move the motion control lever forward and slowly drive tractor off ( If previously removed ) skid . • Raise and hold deflector shield in • Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking upright position . brake and place motion control lever • Place front of mulcher plate over front in neutral position . of mower deck opening and slide into • Turn ignition key to " OFF " position . place , as shown . Continue with the instructions that follow . • Hook front latch into hole on front of mower deck . CHECK TIRE PRESSURE • Hook rear latch into hole on back of The tires on your tractor were overin - mower deck . flated at the factory for shipping pur - _ CAUTION : Do not remove deflector poses . Correct tire pressure is important shield from mower . Raise and hold for best cutting performance . shield when attaching mulcher plate and • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " allow it to rest on plate while in opera - tion . section of this manual . CHECK DECK LEVELNESS For best cutting results , mower housing Mulcher should be properly leveled . See " TO Plate Shield LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF ALL BELTS See the figures that are shown for Hooks replacing motion and mower blade drive belts in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . Verify that the TO CONVERT TO BAGGING OR belts are routed correctly . DISCHARGING CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM Simply remove mulcher plate and store After you learn how to operate your in a safe place . Your mower is now ready tractor , check to see that the brake is for discharging or installation of optional properly adjusted . See " TO ADJUST grass catcher accessory . BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments NOTE : It is not necessary to change section of this manual . blades . The mulcher blades are de - signed for discharging and bagging also , 9
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CHECKLIST WHILE LEARNING HOWTO USE YOUR BEFORE YOU OPERATE AND ENJOY TRACTOR , PAY EXTRAATTENTION TO THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT ITEMS : YOUR NEW TRACTOR , WE WISH TO ASSURE THAT YOU RECEIVE THE 4 ' Engine oil is at proper level . BEST PERFORMANCE AND J Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , SATISFACTION FROM THIS QUALITY regular unleaded gasoline . # " Become familiar with all controls - their PRODUCT . PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING location and function . Operate them CHECKLIST : before you start the engine . , / Be sure brake system is in safe J All assembly instructions have been operating condition . completed . , / It is important to purge the transmis - , / " No remaining loose parts in carton . sion before operating your tractor for • / Battery is properly prepared and the first time . Follow proper starting charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 and transmission purging instructions amps ) . ( See " TO START ENGINE " and J Seat is adjusted comfortably and " PURGE TRANSMISSION " in the tightened securely . Operation section of this manual ) . , / All tires are properly inflated . ( For shipping purposes , the tires were overinflated at the factory ) . , / Be sure mower deck is properly leveled side - to - side / front - to - rear for best cutting results . ( Tires must be properly inflated for leveling ) . , f Check mower and drive belts . Be sure they are routed properly around pulleys and inside all belt keepers . , / " Check wiring . See that all connections are still secure and wires are properly clamped . • / Before driving tractor , be sure free - wheel control is in drive position . 10
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These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product . Learn and understand their meaning . BATTERY CAUTION OR REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW WARNING ENGINE ON ENGINE OFF OIL PRESSURE LIGHTS ON OVER TEMP LIGHT L FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWER LIFT LOCKED H L ATTACHMENT REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW PARKING BRAKE CLUTCH ENGAGED KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS ATTACHMENT ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) CLUTCH DISENGAGED IGNITION FREE WHEEL DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( Automatic Models only ) 11
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KNOWYOUR TRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRACTOR Compare the illustrations with your tractor to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . Light Switch Attachment Ignition Clutch Lever Switch Ammeter " - ' - - . . Lever Choke Contro [ _ Plunger Throttle Lift Lever Clutch / Brake Pedal Height Adjustment Indicator Free Wheel Control g Brake Lever Approxq Speed : I I 3MPH _ _ J 2MPH Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . AMMETER - Indicates charging ( + ) or FREEWHEEL CONTROL - Disengages discharging ( - ) of battery . transmission for pushing or slowly ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER - Used towing the tractor with the engine off . IGNITION SWITCH - Used for starting to engage the mower blades , or other attachments mounted to your tractor . and stopping the engine . LIFT LEVER PLUNGER - Used to ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER - Used to release attachment lift lever when raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck or other attachments mounted to your changing its position . tractor . LIGHT SWITCH - Turns the headlights on and off . CHOKE CONTROL - Used when starting PARKING BRAKE LEVER - Locks a cold engine . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL - Used for clutch / brake pedal into the brake position . declutching and braking the tractor and THROTTLE CONTROL - Used to control starting the engine . MOTION CONTROL LEVER - Selects the engine speed , speed and direction of tractor . 12
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The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes , which can result in severe eye damage . Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your tractor or performing any adjustments or repairs . We recommend a wide vision safety mask over spectacles or standard safety glasses . HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR • Never use choke to stop engine . IMPORTANT : Leaving the ignition TO SET PARKING BRAKE switch in any position other than " OFF " Your tractor is equipped with an operator will cause the battery to be discharged , presence sensing switch . When engine ( dead ) . is running , any attempt by the operator to NOTE : Under certain conditions when leave the seat without first setting the tractor is standing idle with the engine parking brake will shut off the engine . running , hot engine exhaust gases may • Depress clutch / brake pedal into full cause " browning " of grass . To eliminate " BRAKE " position and hold . this possibility , always stop engine when • Place parking brake lever in " EN - stopping tractor on grass areas . GAGED " position and release pres - CAUTION : Always stop tractor sure from clutch / brake pedal . Pedal completely , as described above , before should remain in " BRAKE " position . leaving the operator's position ; to empty Make sure parking brake will hold grass catcher , etc . tractor secure . Attachment Clutch Lever TO USE THROTTLE CONTROL Choke " Engaged " Position Always operate engine at full throttle . " Disengaged " • Operating engine at less than full Position throttle reduces the battery charging rate . Throttl _ Parking • Full throttle offers the best bagging Brake and mower performance . " Engaged " Clutch / TO USE CHOKE CONTROL Use choke control whenever you are starting a cold engine . Do not use to start a warm engine . MoUon • To engage choke control , pull knob ° Disengaged " . Control out . Slowly push knob in to disen - PosWon Lever Position gage . STOPPING TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACK - MOWER BLADES - WARD • To stop mower blades , move attach - The direction and speed of movement is ment clutch lever to = DISENGAGED " controlled by the motion control lever . position . • Start tractor with motion control lever in GROUND DRIVE - neutral ( N ) position . • To stop ground ddve , depress clutch / • Release parking brake and clutch / brake pedal into full = BRAKE " position . brake pedal . • Move motion control lever to neutral • Slowly move motion control lever to ( N ) position . desired position . IMPORTANT : The motion control lever does not retum to neutral ( N ) position TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING when the clutch / brake pedal is de - HEIGHT pressed . The position of the attachment lift lever ENGINE - determines the cutting height . • Move throttle control to slow position . • Grasp lift lever . NOTE : Failure to move throttle control to • Press plunger with thumb and move slow position and allowing engine to idle lever to desired position . before stopping may cause engine to The cutting height range is approxi - " backfire " . mately 1 - 112 to 4 " . The heights are • Turn ignition key to = OFF " position and remove key . Always remove key when measured from the ground to the blade leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized tip with the engine not running . use . 13
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These heights are approximate and may • Start mower blades by engaging vary depending upon soil conditions , attachment clutch control . • TO STOP MOWER BLADES - disen - height of grass and types of grass being mowed . zage attachment clutch control . • The average lawn should be cut to CAUTION : Do not operate the mower approximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the without either the entire grass catcher , on cool season and to over 3 inches mowers so equipped , or the deflector during hot months . For healthier and shield in place . Attachment Clutch Lever better looking lawns , mow often and " Engaged " Position after moderate growth . Lift • For best cutting performance , grass Lever High over 6 inches in height should be Position mowed twice . Make the first cut " _ Low relatively high ; the second to desired Position height . TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS Gauge wheels are properly adjusted Position when they are slightly off the ground Shield when mower is at the desired cutting height in operating position . Gauge wheels then keep the deck in proper position to help prevent scalping in most TO OPERATE ON HILLS terrain conditions . _ CAUTION : Do not drive up or down • Adjust gauge wheels with tractor on a hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and do flat level surface . not drive across any slope . • Adjust mower to desired cutting height • Choose the slowest speed before ( See " TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT " in the Operation section of starting up or down hills . this manual ) . • Avoid stopping or changing speed on hills . • With mower in desired height of cut position , gauge wheels should be • If slowing is necessary , move throttle assembled so they are slightly off the control lever to slower position . ground . Install gauge wheel in • If stopping is absolutely necessary , appropriate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / push clutch / brake pedal quickly to 8 washer , and 3 / 8 - 16 Iocknut and brake position and engage parking tighten securely . brake . • Repeat for opposite side installing • Move motion control lever to neutral gauge wheel in same adjustment hole . ( N ) position . IMPORTANT : The motion control lever 3 / 8 - 16 does not return to neutral ( N ) position when the clutch / brake pedal is de - Locknut pressed . Gauge • To restart movement , slowly release Wheel Mounting parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . Bracket • Slowly move motion control lever to 3 / 8 ; houlder slowest setting . Bolt Gauge Wheel • Make all turns slowly . TO TRANSPORT TO OPERATE MOWER When pushing or towing your tractor , be Your tractor is equipped with an operator sure to disengage transmission by presence sensing switch . Any attempt by placing freewheel control in freewheel - the operator to leave the seat with the ing position . Free wheel control is engine running and the attachment located at the rear drawbar of tractor , clutch engaged will shut off the engine . • Raise attachment lift to highest • Select desired height of cut . position with attachment lift control . • Lower mower with attachment lift control . 14
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• Pull freewheel control out and down ADDGASOLINE into the slot and release so it is held in • Fill fuel tank . Use fresh , clean , regular the disengaged position . unleaded gasoline with a minimum of • Do not push or tow tractor at more 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline than two ( 2 ) MPH . will increase carbon and lead oxide • To reengage transmission , reverse deposits and reduce valve life ) . Do above procedure . not mix oil with gasoline . Purchase fuel in quantities that can be used NOTE : To protect hood from damage within 30 days to assure fuel fresh - when transporting your tractor on a truck ness . or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and IMPORTANT : When operating in secured to tractor . Use an appropriate temperatures below 32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , fresh , clean winter grade gasoline to cord , etc . ) . help insure good cold weather starting . A , WARNING : Experience indicates that alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture which leads to separation and formation of acids during storage . Acidic gas can damage the fuel system of an engine while in storage . To avoid engine problems , the fuel system should be emptied before storage of 30 days or TOWING CARTS AND OTHER longer . Drain the gas tank , start the ATI'ACH MENTS engine and let it run until the fuel lines Tow only the attachments that are and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel recommended by and comply with next season . See Storage Instructions for additional information . Never use specifications of the manufacturer of your tractor . Use common sense when towing . engine or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel tank or permanent damage may Too heavy of a load , while on a slope , is Occur . dangerous . Tires can lose traction with the ground and cause you to lose control A CAUTION : Fill to bottom of gas tank of your tractor . filler neck . Do not overfill . Wipe off any spilled oil or fuel . Do not store , spill or BEFORE STARTING THE ENIGNE use gasoline near an open flame . CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL TO START ENGINE • The engine in your tractor has been shipped , from the factory , already filled When starting the engine for the first time with summer weight oil . or if the engine has run out of fuel , it will • Check engine oil with tractor on level take extra cranking time to move fuel ground . from the tank to the engine . • Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe • Be sure freewheel control is in the clean , reinsert the dipstick and screw transmission engaged position . cap tight , wait for a few seconds , • Sit on seat in operating position , remove and read oil level . If neces - depress clutch / brake pedal and set sary , add oil until " FULL " mark on parking brake . dipstick is reached . Do not overfill . • Place motion control lever in neutral • For cold weather operation you should ( N ) position . change oil for easier starting ( See " OIL • Move attachment clutch to " DISEN - VISCOSITY CHART " in the Mainte - GAGED " position . nance section of this manual ) . • Move throttle control to fast position • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - • Pull choke control out for a cold nance section in this manual . engine start attempt . For a warm engine start attempt the choke control may not be needed . NOTE : Before starting , read the warm and cold starting procedures below . 15
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• Insert key into ignition and turn key • The attachments can be used during clockwise to " START " position and the engine warm - up period after the release key as soon as engine starts . transmission has been warmed up Do not run starter continuously for and may require the choke control be more than fifteen seconds per minute . pulled out slightly . If the engine does not start after NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 several attempts , push choke control feet ) or in cold temperatures ( below 32 in , wait a few minutes and try again . If F ) the carburetor fuel mixture may need engine still does not start , pull the to be adjusted for best engine perfor - mance . See " TO ADJUST CARBURE - choke control out and retry . TOR " in the Service and Adjustments WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and section of this manual . above ) PURGE TRANSMISSION • When engine starts , slowly push A : _ CAUTION : Never engage or disen - choke control in until the engine gage freewheel lever while the engine is begins to run smoothly . If the engine running . starts to run roughly , pull the choke To ensure proper operation and perfor - control out slightly for a few seconds mance , it is recommended that the and then continue to push the control transmission be purged before operating in slowly . tractor for the first time . This hproceduree • The attachments and ground drive can will remove any trapped air reside t now be used . If the engine does not transmission which may have developed during shipping of your tractor . accept the load , restart the engine and IMPORTANT : Should your transmission allow it to warm up for one minute require removal for service or replace - using the choke as described above . ment , it should be purged after reinstalla - COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and tion before operating the tractor . below ) • Place tractor safely on level surface • When engine starts , slowly push with engine off and parking brake set . choke control in until the engine • Disengage transmission by placing begins to run smoothly . Continue to freewheel control in freewheeling position ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in push the choke control in small steps this section of manual ) . allowing the engine to accept small • Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine . changes in speed and load , until the After the engine is running , move choke control is fully in . If the engine throttle control to slow position . With starts to run roughly , pull the choke control out slightly for a few seconds motion control lever in neutral ( N ) and then continue to push the control position , slowly disengage clutch / brake pedal . in slowly . This may require an engine • Move motion control lever to full warm - up period from several seconds forward position and hold for five ( 5 ) to several minutes , depending on the seconds . Move lever to full reverse temperature . position and hold for five ( 5 ) seconds . AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WARM UP Repeat this procedure three ( 3 ) times . NOTE : During this procedure there awillir • Before driving the unit in cold weather , be no movement of drive wheels . The the transmission should be warmed up is being removed from hydraulic drive as follows : system . • Be sure the tractor is on level • Move motion control lever to neutral ground . ( N ) position . Shut - off engine and set • Place the motion control lever in parking brake . neutral . Release the parking brake • Engage transmission by placing and let the clutch / brake freewheel control in driving position slowly return to operating position . ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in this section • Allow one minute for transmission to of manual ) . warm up . This can be done during the engine warm up period . 16
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• Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine . After the engine is running , move throttle control to half ( 1 / 2 ) speed . With motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position , slowly disengage clutch / brake pedal . • Slowly move motion control lever forward , after the tractor moves approximately five ( 5 ) feet , slowly MULCHING MOWING TIPS move motion control lever to reverse IMPORTANT : For best performance , position . After the tractor moves approximately five ( 5 ) feet return the keep mower housing free of built - up motion control lever to the neutral ( N ) grass and trash . Clean after each use . • The special mulching blade will recut position . Repeat this procedure with the motion control lever three ( 3 ) the grass clippings many times and times . reduce them in size so that as they fall onto the lawn they will disperse into • Your tractor is now purged and now ready for normal operation . the grass and not be noticed . Also , the mulched grass will biodegrade quickly MOWING TIPS to provide nutrients for the lawn . • Mower should be properly leveled for Always mulch with your highest best mowing performance . See = TO engine ( blade ) speed as this will LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the provide the best recutting action of the Service and Adjustments section of blades . this manual . • Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . • The left hand side of mower should be Wet grass tends to form clumps and used for trimming . interferes with the mulching action . • Drive so that clippings are discharged The best time to mow your lawn is the onto the area that has been cut . Have early aftemoon . At this time the grass the cut area to the right of the tractor . has dried and the newly cut area will This will result in a more even distribu - not be exposed to the direct sun . tion of clippings and more uniform • For best results , adjust the mower cutting . cutting height so that the mower cuts • When mowing large areas , start by off only the top one - third of the grass turning to the right so that clippings will blades . For extremely heavy mulching , discharge away from shrubs , fences , reduce your width of cut on each pass driveways , etc . After one or two and mow slowly . rounds , mow in the opposite direction • Certain types of grass and grass making left hand tums until finished . conditions may require that an area be • If grass is extremely tall , it should be mulched a second time to completely mowed twice to reduce load and hide the clippings . When doing a possible fire hazard from dried second cut , mow across or perpen - clippings . Make first cut relatively dicular to the first cut path . high ; the second to the desired height . • Change your cutting pattem from week • Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet to week . Mow north to south one week grass will plug mower and leave then change to east to west the next undesirable clumps . Allow grass to week . This will help prevent matting dry before mowing . and graining of the lawn . • Always operate engine at full throttle when mowing to assure better mowing performance and proper discharge of material . Regulate ground speed by selecting a low enough gear to give the mower cutting performance as well as the quality of cut desired . • When operating attachments , select a ground speed that will suit the terrain and give best performance of the attachment being used . 17
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MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE _ AS YOU COMPLETE _ . O _ > / ' _ . o , _ 1 , REGULAR SERVICE sERv , cEDATES e : : ; o . + : : lon Check Operator presence end T Intedock Systems R Check for Loose Fasteners V ' _ T V ' T Lubdcstion Chart O Check Battery MLevelower A Sharpen / Replace Blades _ 4 R Clean Battery and Terminals I _ Check Transaxle Cooling V ' Adjust Blade Belt ( s ) Tension I _ s Adjust Motion Odve Belt ( s ) Tension + I , Check Engine Oil Level _ I _ Change Engine Oil _ 1,2,3 E Clean Air Filter _ 2 N Clean Air Screen I _ # ' 2 Inspect MuffiedSperk Arrester I _ Replace Oil Filter ( If equipped ) _ NF Clean Engine Cooling Fins Replace Spark Plug _ I _ Replace Air Filter Paper Cartridge V ' = Replace Fuel Filter I _ 1 - CMnge more often when operating under a heevy Ioed or in high ambient temperatures . 5 + If equipped with adjustabte system . 2 - Servk : e more often when operating in dirty or dusty conditions , 6 + Not required if equipped wllJ _ rr _ ntenance - free battery , 3 + If equipped with oil lilter , change oil ever / 50 hours , 7 - T _ ghtenfront axle pivotbolt to 35 ft + - Ibs , maximum , 4 + Replace blades more onen when mowing in sandy soit , Do not ovedLgMen , GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS LUBRICATION CHART The warranty on this tractor does not Spindle cover items that have been subjected to Zerk _ ' _ ' _ Zerk operator abuse or negligence , To receive full value from the warranty , operator must maintain tractor as _ 3Front Wheel , - instructed in this manual . Bearing Beadng Ze _ Some adjustments will need to be made Zerk periodically to properly maintain your tractor . All adjustments in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual should be checked at least once each season . • Once a year you should replace the spark plug , clean or replace air filter , and check blades and belts for wear . A new spark plug and clean air filter _ ) General Purpose Grease assure proper air - fuel mixture and + Refer to Maintenance " Engine " Section help your engine run better and last IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the longer . pivot points which have special nylon BEFORE EACH USE bearings . Viscous lubricants will attractf • Check engine oil level . dust and dirt that will shorten the life o • Check brake operation . the self - lubricatin _ bearings . If you feel • Check tire pressure . they must be lubncated , use only a dry , • Check operator presence and powdered graphite type lubricant intedock systems for proper operation . sparingly . • Check for loose fasteners . 18
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TRACTOR • Tighten bolt securely ( 27 - 35 R . Lbs . torque ) . Always observe safety rules when IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is Grade 8 heat performing any maintenance . treated . BRAKE OPERATION Mandrel Assembly TrailingEdge Up If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet stopping distance at high speed in highest gear , then brake must be adjusted . ( See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments section of Fiat Wa " _ s ( r _ h _ _ e _ r _ _ B . . l _ ade _ _ HC . _ e . lneter _ _ S _ tar this manual ) . Lock Washer " _ " _ , TIRES • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires _ - - - _ Hex Bolt ( Grade ) ( See = PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " * A Grade 8 heat treated bolt can be identified section of this manual ) . by six lineson the bolt head . • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , coran TO SHARPEN BLADE insect control chemicals which NOTE : We do not recommend sharpen - harm rubber . ing blade - but if you do , be sure the • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp blade is balanced . objects and other hazards that may Care should be taken to keep the blade cause tire damage . balanced . An unbalanced blade will NOTE : To seal tire punctures and cause excessive vibration and eventual prevent flat tires due to slow leaks , tire damage to mower and engine . sealant may be purchased from your • The blade can be sharpened with a local parts dealer . Tire sealant also file or on a grinding wheel . Do not prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . attempt to sharpen while on the OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM mower . Be sure operator presence and interlock • To check blade balance , you will need systems are working properly . If your a 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a tractor does not function as described , cone balancer . ( When using a cone repair the problem immediately . balancer , follow the instructions • The engine should not start unless the supplied with balancer . ) clutch / brake pedal is fully idepressedn and attachement clutch control is NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing blade . The lobes of the center hole may the disengaged position . appear to be centered , but are not . • When the engine is running , any • Slide blade on to an unthreaded attempt by the operator to leave the portion of the steel bolt or pin and hold seat without first setting the parking the bolt or pin parallel with the ground . brake should shut off the engine . If blade is balanced , it should remain • When the engine is running and the in a horizontal position . If either end of attachment clutch is engaged , any the blade moves downward , sharpen attempt by the operator to leave the the heavy end until the blade is seat should shut off the engine . balanced . • The attachment clutch should never operate unless the operator is in the seat . BLADE CARE For best results mower blades must be 5 / 8 Bol ade kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged blades . BLADE REMOVAL Center Hole • Raise mower to highest position to allow access to blades . BATrERY • Remove hex bolt , lock washer and flat Your tractor has a battery charging system washer securing blade . which is sufficient for normal use . How - • Install new or resharpened blade with ever , periodic charging of the battery with trailing edge up towards deck as an automotive charger will extend its life . shown . • Keep battery and terminals clean . IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assem - • Keep battery bolts tight . bly , center hole in blade must align with star on mandrel assembly . • Keep small vent holes open . • Reassemble hex bolt , lock washer and • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . 19 flat washer in exact order as shown .
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Corrosionand dirt on the battery and NOTE : Although multi - viscosity oils terminals can cause the battery to " leak " ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) improve starting in power . cold weather , these multi - viscosity oils will • Open battery box door . result in increased oil consumption when • Disconnect BLACK battery cable first used above 32 ° 1 : . Check your engine oil then RED battery cable and remove level more frequently to avoid possible battery from tractor . engine damage from running low on oil . • Rinse the battery with plain water and Change the oil after every 50 hours of dry . operation or at least once a year if the • Clean terminals and battery cable ends tractor is not used for 50 hours in one year . with wire brush until bright . Check the crankcase oil level before • Coat terminals with grease or petro - starting the engine and after each eight ( 8 ) leum jelly . hours of operation . " lighten oil fill cap / • Reinstall battery ( See = REPLACING dipstick securely each time you check the BATTERY " in the SERVICE AND oil level . ADJUSTMENTS section of this TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL manual ) . Determine temperature range expected V - BELTS before oil change . All oil must meet API service classification SF , SG or SH . Check V - belts for deterioration and wear • Be sure tractor is on level surface . after 100 hours of operation and replace if necessary . The belts are not adjustable . Re - • Oil will drain more freely when warm . place belts if they begin to slip from wear . • Catch oil in a suitable container . TRANSAXLE COOLING • Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful The transmission fan and cooling fins should not to allow dirt to enter the engine be kept clean to assure proper cooling . when changing oil . Do not attempt to clean fan or transmission • Remove drain plug . while engine is running or while the trans - • After oil has drained completely , replace mission is hot . To prevent possible damage oil drain plug and tighten securely . to seals , do not use high pressure water or • Refill engine with oil through oil fill steam to clean transaxle . dipstick tube . Pour slowly . Do not • Inspect cooling fan to be sure fan blades are intact and clean . overfill . For approximate capacity see = PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section • Inspect cooling finsfor dirt , grass clippings of this manual . and other materials . To prevent damage to seals , do not use compressed air or high • Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for pressure sprayer to clean cooling fins . checking level . Be sure dipstick cap is TRANSAXLE PUMP FLUID tightened securely for accurate reading . The transaxle was sealed at the factory and Keep oil at = FULL " line on dipstick . fluid maintenance is not required for the life of the transaxle . Should the transaxle ever Air Screen _ _ leak or require servicing , contact your near - Oil Drain ast authorized service center / department . Oil Fill Cap / / l _ L _ " - _ l : _ J _ l _ " P _ g ENGINE LUBRICATION Dipstsick _ = . _ _ _ _ _ _ Only use high quality detergent oil rated with API service classification SF , SG , or CLEANAIRSCREEN SH . Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade Air screen must be kept free of dirt and according to your expected operating chaff to prevent engine damage from temperature . overheating . Clean with a wire brush or compressed air to remove dirt and SAE VISCOSITY GRADES stubbom dried gum fibers . TEMPERATURE RANGE ANTICIPATED BEr - O _ E NEXT OIL CHANGE 20
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CLEAN AIR INTAKE / COOLING ENGINE OIL FILTER AREAS Replace the engine oil filter every season or every other oil change if the tractor is To insure proper cooling , make sure the grass screen , cooling fins , and other used more than 100 hours in one year . • Unscrew old filter by turning counter - external surfaces of the engine are kept clockwise . Use a suitable container to clean at all times . catch oil . Every t00 hours of operation ( more often • Apply a thin coating of new engine oil to under extremely dusty , dirty conditions ) , rubber gasket on replacement oil filter . remove the blower housing and other • Install replacement oil filter by turning cooling shrouds . Clean the cooling fins clockwise until rubber gasket contacts and external surfaces as necessary . Make mounting surface , then tighten filter an sure the cooling shrouds are reinstalled . additional 1 / 2 to 3 / 4 turn . NOTE " Operating the engine with a • Fill crankcase with new oil ( See " TO blocked grass screen , dirty or plugged CHANGE ENGINE OIL " in this section cooling fins , and / or cooling shrouds of this manual ) . For approximate removed will cause engine damage due capacity see = PRODUCT SPECIFICA - to overheating . TIONS " section of this manual . AIR FILTER • Start engine and check for oil leaks . Your engine will not run properly using a Correct any leaks before placing dirty air filter . Clean the foam pre - cleaner engine into full operation . after every 25 hours of operation or every season . Service paper cartridge every 100 hours of operation or every season , whichever occurs first . Service air cleaner more often under Oil Filter dusty conditions . • Remove knobs and cover . MUFFLER TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER Inspect and replace corroded muffler and • Wash it in liquid detergent and water . spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could • Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . create a fire hazard and / or damage . • Saturate it in engine oil . Wrap it in SPARK PLUGS clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to remove excess oil . Replace spark plugs at the beginning of • If very dirty or damaged , replace pre - each mowing season or after every 100 cleaner . hours of operation , whichever occurs first . Spark plug type and gap setting are TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " • Clean cartridge by tapping gently on flat section of this manual . surface . If very dirty or damaged , IN - LINE FUEL FILTER replace cartridge . • Reinstall precleaner cartridge , cover The fuel filter should be replaced once and secure with knobs . each season . If fuel filter becomes IMPORTANT : Petroleum solvents , such clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbure - as kerosene , are not to be used to clean tor , replacement is required . the cartridge . They may cause deteriora - • With engine cool , remove filter and plug fuel line sections . tion of the cartridge . Do not oil cartridge . Do not use pressurized air to clean or dry • Place new fuel filter in position in fuel cartridge . line with arrow pointing towards carburetor . • Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and Kn ° bSc _ clamps are properly positioned . • Immediately wipe up any spilled gasoline . Foam Pre - Cleane _ 21
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CLEANING We do not recommend using a garden hose to clean your tractor unless the electrical system , muffler , air filter and of all foreign matter . i Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . carburetor are covered to keep water out . Keep finished surfaces and wheels Water in engine can result in a short - free of all gasoline , oil , etc . ened engine life . • Protect painted surfaces with automo - tive type wax . CAUTION : Before performing any service or adjustments : • Depress clutch / brake pedal fully and set parking brake . • Place motion control 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 IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than TO REMOVE MOWER the mower deck is to be mounted on the Mower will be easier to remove from the tractor , remove the front links and hook the clutch spring Into square hole in right side of tractor . • Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - frame . GAGED " position . TO INSTALL MOWER • Move attachment lift lever forward to • Raise attachment lift lever to its highest lower mower to its lowest position . position . • Roll belt off engine pulley . • Slide mower under tractor with dis - • Remove small retainer spring , and lift charge guard to right side of tractor . clutch spring off pulley bolt . • Lower lift lever to its lowest position . • Remove large retainer spring , slide • Install mower in reverse order of collar off and push housing guide out of removal instructions . bracket . TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING • Disconnect anti - swaybar from chassis Adjust the mower while tractor is parked bracket by removing retainer spring . on level ground or driveway . Make sure • Disconnect suspension arms from rear tires are properly inflated ( See " PROD - deck brackets by removing retainer UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this springs . manual ) . If tires are over or • Disconnect front links from deck by underinflated , you will not properly removing retainer springs . adjust your mower . • Raise lift lever to raise suspension arms . Slide mower out from under tractor . Small Retainer Spring - , , . ; - - ; _ . _ ; ; : . , , , - , , uspension Arms . _ , ' S _ . - ' ' ' ' Square Hole ine Pulley Retainer Spring . . . . Anti - Sway Link Springs Both Sides ) Housing Large Bracket Spring 22
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TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING • Before making any necessary adjust - ments , check that both front links are Adjust the mower while tractor is parked equal in length . Both links should be on level ground or driveway . Make sure approximately 10 - 3 / 8 " . tires are properly inflated ( See = PROD - • If links are not equal in length , adjust UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this one link to same length as other link . manual ) . If tiros are over or • To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " underinflated , you will not properly on both front links an equal number of adjust your mower . turns . SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT • When distance = D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower • Raise mower to its highest position . at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , against trunnion on both front links . measure height from bottom edge of • To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " mower to ground . Distance " A " on from trunnion on both front links . both sides of mower should be the Tighten nut " E " on both front links an same or within 1 / 4 " of each other . equal number of turns . • If adjustment is necessary , make • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower adjustment on one side of mower only . at front than rear , tighten nut " F " • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift against trunnion on both front links . link adjustment nut on that side . • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift link adjustment nut on that side . NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . • Recheck measurements after adjust - ing . Bottomedge of Bottom edge of m ° we _ _ r ° und A - - - ] - _ ' " " _ GroundLine _ ' - ' 7 " _ Both Front Links Shouldbe Equal in Length mSuspension Lift Link AdjustmentNut FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT IMPORTANT ; Deck must be level side - to side . If the following front - to - back adjustment is necessary , be sure to adjust both front links equally so mower will stay level side - to - side . To obtain the best cutting results , the mower housing should be adjusted so that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " Front Links lower than the roar when the mower is in its highest position . Check adjustment on right side of tractor . Measure distance " D " directly in front and behind the mandrel at bottom edge of mower housing as shown . 23
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TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE With Parking Brake " Engaged " DRIVE BELT = A . The mower blade drive belt may be replaced without tools . Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . BELT REMOVAL - • Remove mower from tractor ( See = TO Jam Nut REMOVE MOWER " in this section of this manual ) . • Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and idler pulleys . • Pull belt away from mower . Arm BELT INSTALLATION - • Install new belt in reverse order of removal . Do not touch this nut . If further brake adjustment is necessary contact yourment • Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves nearest authorized service center / depart and inside all belt guides . • Install mower in reverse order of TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT removal instructions . Park the tractor on level surface . Engage Mandrel parking brake . For assistance , there is a Pulley Idler belt installation guide decal on bottom side of left footrest , • Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE MOWER " in this section of this manual . ) • Remove belt from stationary idler and clutching idler . • Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . Carefully remove belt upwards from transmission input pulley and over cooling fan blades . • Pull belt toward front of tractor and TO ADJUST BRAKE remove downward from around Your tractor is equipped with an adjust - engine pulley . able brake system which is mounted on • Install new belt by reversing above the side of the transaxle . procedure . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet stopping distance at high speed in Engine Pulley - - - _ highest gear , then brake must be adjusted . • Depress clutch / brake pedal and Clutchingldler / engage parking brake . • Measure distance between brake Stationary Idler operating arm and nut = A " on brake rod . • If distance is other than 1 - 9 / 16 " , loosen ] Transmission jam nut and tum nut = A " until distance Input Pulley becomes 1 - 9 / 16 " . Retighten jam nut against nut " A " . • Road test tractor for proper stopping distance as stated above . Readjust if necessary . If stopping distance is still greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest gear , further maintenance is neces - sary . Contact your nearest authorized service center / department . 24
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TRANSAXLE MOTION CONTROL TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL LEVER NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT ALIGNMENT The motion control lever has been preset If steering wheel crossbars are not at the factory and adjustment should not horizontal ( left to right ) when wheels are positioned straight forward , remove be necessary . • Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the steering wheel and reassemble per right rear wheel , and lightly tighten . instructions in the Assembly section of this manual . • Start engine and move motion control FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER lever until tractor does not move forward or backward . The front wheel toe - in and camber are • Hold motion control lever in that not adjustable on your tractor . If damage position and turn engine off . has occurred to affect the front wheel • While holding motion control lever in toe - in or camber , contact your nearest place , loosen the adjustment bolt . authorized service center / department • Move motion control lever to the TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS neutral ( N ) ( lock gate ) position . • Block up axle securely . • Tighten adjustment bolt securely . • Remove axle cover , retaining ring and NOTE : If additional clearance is needed washers to allow wheel removal ( rear to get to adjustment bolt , move mower wheel contains a square key - Do not deck height to the lowest position . lose ) . After above adjustment is made , if the • Repair tire and reassemble . tractor still creeps forward or backward • On rear wheels only : align grooves in while motion control lever is in neutral rear wheel hub and axle . Insert position , follow these steps : square key . • Loosen the adjustment bolt . • Replace washers and snap retaining • Move the motion control lever 1 / 4 to ring securely in axle groove . 1 / 2 inch in the direction it is trying to • Replace axle cover . creep . NOTE : To seal tire punctures and • Tighten adjustment bolt securely . prevent flat tires due to slow leaks , tire • Start engine and test . sealant may be purchased from your • If tractor still creeps , repeat above local parts dealer . Tire sealant also steps until satisfied . prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . Neutral Lock Gate Motion Control Retaining Ring Washer Axle Cover AdjustmentBolt Squam Key - - _ TRANSMISSION REMOVAL / REPLACE - ( Rear Wheel Only ) MENT Should your transmission require removal for sewice or replacement , it should be purged after reinstallation and before operating the tractor . See = PURGE TRANSMISSION " in the Operation section of this manual . 25
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TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK REPLACING BA'I'rERY BA'n'ERY _ , CAUTION : Do not short battery A CAUTION : Lead - acid batteries terminals by allowing a wrench or any generate explosive gases . Keep sparks , other object to contact both terminals at flame and smoking materials away from the same time . Before connecting battery , batteries . Always wear eye protection remove metal bracelets , wristwatch when around batteries . bands , rings , etc . If your battery is too weak to start the Positive terminal must be connected first engine , it should be recharged . ( See to prevent sparking from accidental " BATTERY " in the MAINTENANCE grounding . section of this manual ) . • Lift seat pan to raised position and If " jumper cables " are used for emer - open battery box door . gency starting , follow this procedure : • Disconnect BLACK battery cable first IMPORTANT : Your tractor is equipped then RED battery cable and carefully with a 12 volt negative grounded system . remove battery from tractor . The other vehicle must also be a 12 volt • Install new battery with terminals in negative grounded system . Do not use same position as old battery . your tractor battery to start other vehicles . • First connect RED battery cable to TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - positive ( + ) terminal with hex bolt and keps nut as shown . Tighten securely . • Connect each end of the RED cable to • Connect BLACK grounding cable to the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each negative ( - ) terminal with remaining battery , taking care not to short against hex bolt and keps nut . Tighten chassis . securely . • Connect one end of the BLACK cable • Close battery box door . to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal of fully charged battery . • Connect the other end of the BLACK cable to good CHASSIS GROUND , Seal away from fuel tank and battery . TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE ORDER - Batter , Box Door • BLACK cable first from chassis and then from the fully charged battery . • RED cable last from both batteries . Positive Terminal Negative Terminal Rex / Positive ( Red ) Negative ( Black ) Cable Cable TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB • Raise hood . ed • Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the Battery backside of the grill . • Replace bulb in holder and push bulb / \ holder securely back into the hole in Positive Terminal Negative Terminal the backside of the grill . • Close hood . 26
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INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS • With engine not running , move choke control ( located on dash panel ) to full Loose or damaged wiring may cause choke position . your tractor to run poorly , stop running , or • Loosen knob and remove cover prevent it from starting . assembly from air cleaner . • Check wiring . See electrical wiring • Choke should be closed . If it is not , diagram in the Repair Parts section . loosen casing clamp screw and move TO REPLACE FUSE choke cable until choke is completely Replace with 15 amp automotive - type closed . Tighten casing clamp screw plug - in fuse , The fuse holder is located securely . behind the dash . • Replace air cleaner cover assembly TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL and tighten knob . ASSEMBLY TO ADJUST CARBURETOR • Raise hood . Your carburetor is not adjustable . If your engine does not operate properly due to • Unsnap headlight wire connector . suspected carburetor problems , take • Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood at your tractor to an authorized service sides , tilt toward engine and lift off of tractor . center for repair and / or adjustment . High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do • To replace , reverse above procedure . not adjust - damage may result . IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the engine governor , which is factory set for proper engine speed . Overspeeding the Hood engine above the factory high speed setting can be dangerous . If you think the engine - governed high speed needs _ / _ Headlight Wire adjusting , contact your nearest autho - rized service center / department , which has proper equipment and experience to make any necessary adjustments . ENGINE TO ADJUST THROTTLE CONTROL CABLE The throttle control has been preset at the factory and adjustment should not be necessary . Check adjustment as described below before loosening cable . If adjustment is necessary , proceed as follows : Swivel Clampw Scre • With engine not running , move throttle control lever to fast position . • Check that swivel is against stop . If it is not , loosen cable clamp screw and pull cable back until swivel is against stop . Tighten cable clamp screw securely . TO ADJUST CHOKE CONTROL The choke control has been preset at the factory and adjustment should not be necessary . Check adjustment as described below before loosening cable . If adjustment is necessary , proceed as Clamp follows : 27
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ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture Immediately prepare your tractor for which leads to separation and formation storage at the end of the season or if the of acids during storage . Acidic gas can tractor will not be used for 30 days or damage the fuel system of an engine more . while in storage . _ lb CAUTION : Never store the tractor • Drain the fuel tank . with gasoline in the tank inside a • Start the engine and let it run until the building where fumes may reach an open flame or spark . Allow the engine to fuel lines and carburetor are empty . cool before storing in any enclosure . • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel tank or TRACTOR permanent damage may occur . Remove mower from tractor for winter • Use fresh fuel next season . storable . When mower is to be stored for NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable a penod of time , clean it thoroughly , alternative in minimizing the formation of remove all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . Store in a clean , dry area . fuel gum deposits during storage . Add • Clean entire tractor ( See = CLEANING " stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or in the Maintenance section of this storage container . Always follow the mix manual ) . ratio found on stabilizer container . Run • Inspect and replace belts , if necessary engine at least 10 minutes after adding ( See belt replacement instructions in stabilizer to allow the stabilizer to reach the Service and Adjustments section of the carburetor . Do not drain the gas tank this manual ) . and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . • Lubricate as shown in the Mainte - ENGINEOIL nance section of this manual . Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace • Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws with clean engine oil . ( See = ENGINE " in are securely fastened , inspect moving the Maintenance section of this manual ) . parts for damage , breakage and wear . CYLINDER ( S ) Replace if necessary . • Touch up all rusted or chipped paint • Remove spark plug ( s ) . surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . • Pour one ounce of oil through spark plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) , BATI'ERY • Turn ignition key to = START _ position • Fully charge the battery for storage . for a few seconds to distribute oil . • After a period of time in storage , • Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . battery may require recharging , OTHER • To help prevent corrosion and power • Do not store gasoline from one seasor leakage during long periods of to another . storage , battery cables should be disconnected and battery cleaned • Replace your gasoline can if your can thoroughly ( see = TO CLEAN BATTERY starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt in your AND TERMINALS " in the Maintenance gasoline will cause problems . section of this manual ) . • If possible , store your tractor indoors • After cleaning , leave cables discon - and cover it to give protection from nected and place cables where they dust and dirt . cannot come in contact with battery • Cover your tractor with a suitable terminals . protective cover that does not retain • If battery is removed from tractor for moisture . Do not use plastic . Plastic storage , do not store battery directly on cannot breathe which allows conden - concrete or damp surfaces . sation to form and will cause your ENGINE tractor to rust . IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while FUEL SYSTEM engine and exhaust areas are still IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent warm . _ uUmdeposits from forming in essential el system parts such as carburetor , fuel filter , fuel hose or tank dudng storage . Also , experience indicates that alcohoing blended fuels 9called gasohol or us 28
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART CAUSE CORRECTION PROBLEM Will not start • Out of fuel . • Fill fuel tank . • See " TO START ENGINE " • Engine not " CHOKED " properly . in Operation section . • Wait several minutes before • Engine flooded , attempting to start . • Bad spark plug . • Replace spark plug . • Clean / replace air filter . • Dirty air filter . • Dirty fuel filter . • Replace fuel filter . • Water in fuel , • Drain fuel tank and carbure tor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check all wiring . • Carburetor out of adjustment . • See " To Adjust Carburetor " in section . Service Adjustments • Contact an authorized • Engine valves out of adjustment . service center / department . Hard to start • Dirty air filter . • Clean / replace air filter . • Bad spark plug . • Replace spark plug . • Weak or dead battery . • Recharge or replace battery . • Dirty fuel filter . • Replace fuel filter . • Drain fuel tank and refill with • Stale or dirty fuel . fresh gasoline , • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check all wiring , • Carburetor out of adjustment . • See = To Adjust Carburetor " in Service Adjustments section . • Contact an authorized service • Engine valves out of center / department . adjustment , • Clutch / brake pedal not • Depress clutch / brake pedal . Enginewill not turn over depressed • Attachment clutch is • Disengage attachment clutch , engaged . • Weak or dead battery . • Recharge or replace battery . • Blown fuse . • Replace fuse . • Corroded battery terminals . • Clean battery terminals . • Check all wiring . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Faulty ignition switch . • Check / replace ignition switch . • Check / replace solenoid or • Faulty solenoid or starter . starter . • Contact an authorized service • Faulty operator presence center / department . switch ( es ) . • Weak or dead battery . • Recharge or replace battery . Engine clicks but will not start • Corroded battery terminals . • Clean battery terminals . • Check all wiring . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check / replace solenoid or • Faulty solenoid or starter . starter . Loss of power • Cutting too much grass / too • Set in " Higher Cut " position / fast . reduce speed . • Throttle in = CHOKE " • Adjust throttle control . position . 0o
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART CAUSE ) ROBLEM CORRECTION • Clean underside of mower Loss of power • Build - up of grass , leaves and trash under mower . ( Continued ) housing . • Dirty air filter . • Clean / replace air filter . • Low oil level / dirty oil . • Check oil level / change oil . • Faulty spark plug . • Clean and regap or change spark plug . • Dirty fuel filter . • Replace fuel filter . • Drain fuel tank and refill with • Stale or dirty fuel . fresh gasoline . • Water in fuel . • Drain fuel tank and carbure - tor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . • Spark plug wire loose . • Connect and tighten spark plug wire . • Dirty engine air screen / fins . • Clean engine air screen / fins . • Dirty / clogged muffler . • Clean / replace muffler . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check all wiring . • Carburetor out of • See " To Adjust Carburetor " adjustment . in Service Adjustments section . • Contact an authorized • Engine valves out of service center / department . adjustment . Excessive • Worn , bent or loose blade . • Replace blade . vibration Tighten blade bolt . • Bent blade mandrel . • Replace blade mandrel . • Loose / damaged part ( s ) . • Tighten loose part ( s ) . Replace damaged parts . • Check wiring , switches and Englnecontinues • Faulty operator - safety connections . If not corrected to run when presence control system . contact an authorized operator leaves seat with service center / department . attachment clutch engaged Poor cut - uneven • Wom , bent or loose blade . • Replace blade . Tighten blade bolt . • Level mower deck . • Mower deck not level . • Clean underside of mower • Buildup of grass , leaves , and trash under mower . housing . • Bent blade mandrel . • Replace blade mandrel . • Clean around mandrels to • Clogged mower deck vent from build - up of grass , open vent holes . leaves , and trash around mandrels . • Remove obstruction . Mower blades will • Obstruction in clutch mechanism . not rotate • Replace mower drive belt . • Worn / damaged mower drive belt . • Replace idler pulley . • Frozen idler pulley . • Frozen blade mandrel . • Replace blade mandrel . 3O
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION • Place throttle control in Poor grass • Engine speed too slow . discharge " FAST ' position . • Travelspeedtoofast . • Shift to slower speed . • Wetgmss . • Allow grass to dry before mowing . • Mower deck not level . • Level mower deck . • Low / uneven tire air pressure . • Check tires for proper air pressure . • Worn , bent or loose blade . • Replace / sharpen blade . Tighten blade bolt . • Clean underside of mower • Buildup of grass , leaves and trash under mower . housing . , • Mower drive belt worn . • Replace mower drive belt . • Blades improperly installed . • Reinstall blades sharp edge down . • Improper blades used . • Replace with blades listed in this manual . • Clean around mandrels to • Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of open vent holes . grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . • Switch is " OFF ' . • Turn switch " ON " . Headlight ( s ) not working • Bulb ( s ) burned out . • Replace bulb ( s ) . ( if so equipped ) • Faulty light switch . • Check / replace light switch . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check wiring and connec tions . • Blown fuse . • Replace fuse . Battery will not • Bad battery cell ( s ) . • Replace battery . • Poor cable connections . • Check / clean all connections . charge • Faulty regulator • Replace regulator . ( if so equipped ) . • Faulty alternator . • Replace alternator . Loss of drive • Freewheel control in • Place freewheel control in " disengaged " position . " engaged " position . • Motion drive belt worn , • Replace motion drive belt . damaged , or broken . • Air trapped in transmission • Purge transmission . during shipment or servicing . • Move throttle control to Engine " backfires " • Engine throttle control not set at " SLOW " when turning " SLOW " position and allow to idle for 30 seconds before engine " position for 30 seconds " OFF stopping engine . stopping engine . 31
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 SCHEMATIC RE ° Illll BATTERY RE ° REo FUSE STARTER BLACK _ ) AMMETER . . . . . . I ' 0 ' , ( > € - - - I I SOLENOID I I CLUTCH I BRAKE - - _ , G ( PEDAL UP ) IGNITIONH SWITC A • ( OPTIONAL ) IGNITION _ PLUG _ 1 _ SPARK _ I UNIT GAP ( 2 PLUGS GONINES ) I I FUEL = TWIN CYL EN BLUE I CHN _ GitIG SYSTEM OUTPJT 20 V _ x . ' rs AC @ 3 _ ¢ RpM L - - - - FUEL SHUT - OFF SOLENOID ( IF SO EQUIPPED ) BROWN NON - SREMOVABLE HEADLIGHTS / - _ CONNECTION REMOVABLE CONNECTIONS IGNITION SWITCH WIRING INSULATED CUPS NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR SERVICING OF UNIT , THEY SHOULD BE REPLACEDTO PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING , 33
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER _ ) 17.270760 ELECTRICAL i / I 42 41 26 / / / / / / / / i / I I 29 I 28 27 I I I I I 34
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 163465 Battery 2 74760412 Bolt , Hex Head 1 / 4 - 20 unc x 3 / 4 8 156417 Case , Battery Mech Hinge 16 153664 Switch , Interlock Push - In 21 166182 Harness , Light Socket ( Includes 4152J ) 22 4152J Bulb , Light 24 4799J Cable , Battery , 6 Gauge , Red , 11 " 25 146147 Cable , Battery , 6 Gauge , Red , W / 16 Wire 26 166180 Fuse , 15 Amp 27 73510400 Nut Keps Hexl / 4 - 20 Unc 28 4207J Cable , Ground , 6 Gauge , Black , 12 " 29 121305X Switch , Plunger 30 163968 Switch , Ignition 33 140403 Key , Ignition 40 170217 Harness , Ignition 41 71110408 Bolt , Hex Head , Fin . 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 42 131563 Cover , Terminal , Red 43 145673 Solenoid 45 122822X Ammeter Rectangular 52 141940 Protection Wire Loop NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 35
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TRACTOR - - MODE L NUMBER 917.270760 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES 28 58 12 @ / 5 55 54 208 74 3 36
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 169830 Chassis Stamping 2 169061 Dmwbar 3 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 5 155272 BumperHood / Dash 9 168337X013 Dash 10 STD533710 Bolt , Carhage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 11 155927 Panel , Dash , L . H . 12 145660 ClipTinnermanGrilleP / L 13 172107X010 Panel , Dash , R . H . 17 144983X558 HoodAssembly 18 126938X BumperHood 25 19131312 Washer 13132x 13 / 16 x 12 Gauge 26 STD541437 Nut 28 156725X558 Grille / Lens Asm 29 155217X599 Lens , GdllestPntSTLT 30 164918X558 Fend / Ftm W / CPH 558 31 139978 Bracket , FenderSupport 37 17490508 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1F2Tyt 38 169834 Bracket Asm . PivotMower Rear 51 73800400 NutLockw / Insert 114 - 20UNC 52 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x7 / 8 x 16 Ga . 53 145201 BracketGdlle PickoffLH 54 161464 Screw Hex Wshd 8 - 18 x 7 / 8 55 145202 BracketGrillePickoffRH 57 STD522507 Bolt , Fin Hex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC x . 75 58 162266 DuctIntake Air 60 72140606 BoltRdhdSqnk3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 64 154798 DashLowerSTLT 74 7368O600 NutCrownlock3 / 8 - 16 UNC 142 165867 PlateReinforcementSTLT 143 154966 BracketSwaybarChassisLT 144 154207 BracketPnt FootrestST 145 156524 RJod PivotChassis / Hood 206 170165 Bolt Shoulder5 / 16 - 18 " 13 " 207 17670508 ScrewThdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 TYTT 208 17670608 ScrewThdro _ 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 212 165919 Insert Lens Reflective - - 5479J Plug , Button NOTE : AllcomponentdimensionsgiveninU . S . Inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 37
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 GROUND DRIVE . , 151 42 27 _ • 51 49 35 32 i ' 39 47 62 36 3O : 38
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 GROUND DRIVE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION S'rD551143 Washer 1 . . . . . . Transaxle ( See Breakdown ) 65 Keeper Belt Engine Hydro Hydro Gr 314 - 0510 66 154778 Keeper Belt Engine 8 165866 Rod Shift Fender Adjust 70 134683 Strap Torque Lh Hydro / 10 STD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 1 CAD 71 169183 Washer 13132 x 1 - 1 4 x 12 Ga . 14 10040400 Washer Lock Hvy Helical 72 19132012 Strap Torque Rh Hydro 15 74490544 Bolt Rex FIgHd 5 / 16 - 18 x Gr . 5 73 169182 Spacer , Split 16 STD541431 Nut Lock Hex W / Ins . 5 / 16 - 18 74 169496 Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga . Uric 75 121749X 19 STD541437 Nut Lock Hex W / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 76 STD581075 E - Ring Unc 77 123583X Key , Square5 / Washer 2 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Ga . 21 130564 Knob , Deluxe 1 / 2 - 13 78 121748X Shaft Asm Cross Tapered 22 169498 Rod , Brake Hydro 81 165596 Spring Torsion32 24 73350600 Nut , HexJam 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 82 165711 Washer 17 / x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 25 106888X Spring , Brake Rod 83 19171216 Link Transaxle 26 STD551037 Washer 84 169594 27 STD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 3 / 4 CAD . 89 164890X428 Console , Shift Nut Self - Thd Wsh - hd 1 / 4 Zinc 28 145204 Rod , Parking Brake 90 124346X Control Bypass Hydro 20 " Tires 29 71673 Cap , Parking Brake 95 170201 30 169592 Bracket , Transaxle 96 4497H Retainer Spring 1 " Zinc / Cad Bolt Rdhd Sqneck 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.25 32 74760512 Bolt Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 3 / 4 116 72110610 Bushing Bellcrank Grd Drivea . 34 155071 Shaft , Foot Pedal 150 165850 Washer 13132 x 2 x 10 G 35 120183X Bearing , Nylon 151 19133210 Washer Srrted 5 / 161D x 1.125 36 19211616 Washer 156 166002 Bracket Shift Mount 37 1572H Pin , Roll 158 165589 Hub Tapered Flange Shift Lt 38 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat 159 165494 39 74760644 Bolt 161 72140406 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 314 Gr . 5 40 4470J Spacer , Split Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 41 165838 Keeper , Belt Idler 162 73680400 Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 20 Unc x 1 42 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga . 163 74780416 Gr . 5 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove Washer 5 / 8 x . 281 x 10 Ga 48 154407 Bellcrank , Clutch 164 19091010 Bracket Pivot Lever 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 165 165623 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 50 STD523715 Bolt 166 166880 Bolt Shoulder 5116 - 18 x . 561 51 STD541437 NutCrownlock 3 / 8 - 16UNC 168 165492 Plate Fastening 52 STD541431 Nut , Cmwnlock 5 / 16 - 18 Uric 169 165580 Nyliner Snap - In 5 / 8 " 1D 53 105710X Link , Clutch 197 169613 Washer Nyl 718 ID x . 105 " Hyd 55 105709X Spring , Return , Clutch 198 169593 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18UNC 56 STD523712 Bolt Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 199 169612 Bolt Rdhd Sgnk 5 / 16 - 18UNC x 1 57 140294 V - Belt 200 72140508 Bolt Carr Sh 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 Gr . 5 59 169691 Keeper , Center Span 202 72110612 61 17060612 Screw . 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 NOTE : All componentdimensions givenin U . S . inches 62 8883R Cover , Pedal 1 inch = 25.4 mm 63 140186 Pulley , 1Engine6 - 64 71170764 Bolt Hex 7 / 20 x 4 Gr . 5 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 STEERINGASSEMBLY - ' - ' - - - - - - Is3 • _ L . J . s . 37 - - - - - t i I S2 44 47 4O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 STEERING ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 139768 SteeringWheel 2 154427 AxleAssemblySTMP DroppodSTL 3 169840 SpindleAssembly , LH . 4 169839 SpindleAssembly , R . H . 5 6266H Bearing , Race , Thrust , Hardened 6 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 7 19272016 Washer 27 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 8 12000029 Ring , Klip 9 3366R Bearing , SteeringColumn 10 169832 Draglinkr , 11 STD551137 Washe Lock 13 136618 SpacerBrgAxle Front 15 145212 Nut , HexflangeLock 17 156546 Shaft Assembly , Steering . 18 57079 Washer , Thrust . 515 x 750 x . 033 19 160395 Support , Shaft 22 165857 ScrewHex WshndTorx 23 165851 PittmanShaft Assembly 25 154406 Bracket , Steering 26 126847X Bushing , Link , Drag 27 136874 Gear , Sector 26 19131416 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 29 17060612 30 STD561210 Pin 32 130465 Red , Tie 36 155099 Bushing , Steering 37 152927 Screw 38 139769 InsertS , teerinWgheel 39 19133812 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 - 3 / 8 x 12 Gauge 40 STD541537 Nut LockCanter3 / 8 - 24 UNF 41 100711L Adaptor , StseringWheel 42 145054x428 Boot , SteeringShaft 43 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16Gauge 44 153720 ExtensionShaftSteering LR . LT 46 121232X Cap , Spindlease 47 6855M Fitting . Gre 51 STD541431 Nut LockHax w / Ins . 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 54 74780520 BoltFin Hax 5 / 16 - 18 UNC x 1 - 1 / 4 62 167902 KitSteeringAsm ServiceC 63 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UN x 1 Gr 5 65 160367 Spacer Brace Axle 66 154404 BearingArmPittman8 - 67 72140618 Bolt RdndSqnk 3 / 16 Uricx 2 - 1 / 4 68 169827 Axle , Brace 79 19132012 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 12 Ga 80 74950612 Bolt Hex Nylon3 / 8 - 18 x 3 / 4ont 82 169835 BracketSuspChassis Fr 85 133835 Fastner ChristmasTree NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . tnchss 1 inch = 25.4 mm 41
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TRACTOR - - MODE L NUMBER 917.270760 ENGINE 14 13 81 I0 i 26 17 ' 33 31 / 33 40 29 \ OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT I Spark Arrester 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 ENGINE KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 169387 Control , Throttle 2 17720410 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 3 Engine ( See Breakdown ) Briggs Model 407777 - 0121 - E3 4 149723 Muffler , Asm . Twin Lo - Tone 5 160589 Pipe Exhaust Intek 20 RH 6 159955 Pipe Exhaust Intek 20 LH 8 150176 Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 UNC x 3 / 4 10 162797 Shield Brewing B & S Intek II Muffler Gasket 13 165391 14 13280336 Nipple , Pipe 15 13200300 Elbow , Standard 90 ° , 3 / 8 - 18 NPT 16 STD551237 Washer , Look Ext tooth 3 / 8 17 17490624 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 23 169837 Shield , Browning / Debris Guard 25 145996 Control Choke 26 73920600 Nut Keps 3 / 8 - 24 UNF 29 137180 Arrester , Spark 31 109202X Tank , Fuel 32 158990 Cap , Fuel 33 123487X Clamp , Hose BIk 37 137040 Line , Fuel 7.5 38 . . . . . . . Plug , Oil Drain ( See Engine Breakdown ) 40 124028 ) ( BushingSnapNyl BIkFuel Line 44 17670412 ScrewHex Wsh Thdeol 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 45 17000612 ScrewHex WshThdrol3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 46 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 16 Ga . 62 10040500 Washer LockHvy Hlcl Spr5 / 163 72 71070512 Screw Hex Hd Cap 5 / 16 - 18 x / 4 81 73510400 Nut KepsHex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc No'rE : Allcomponent dimensions givenm in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 m 43
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 SEATASSEMBLY 8 I 22 f I I 21 ; n I i i = \ I I I 5 I I i 116 11 12 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 140123 Seat 13 121248X Bushing , Snap 2 140551 Bracket , Pivot , Seat 14 72050412 Bolt , Carriage 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 112 3 71110616 Bolt 15 134300 Spacer , Split . 28 x . 88 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 x I x 10 Gauge 16 121250X Spring 5 145006 Clip , Push - ln Hinged 17 123976X Locknut , Flange 1 / 4 Grade 5 6 STD541437 Nut 21 171852 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 7 124181X 22 STD541431 Nut Spring , Seat 8 17000616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 24 19171912 Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Ga . 9 19131614 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 14 Gauge 10 155925 Pan , SeatEmbossQCK Conn . 25 127018X Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 62 11 166369 KnobSeat NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S , inches 12 121246X Bracket , SwitchMounting 1 inch = 25.4 mm 44
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NU MBER 917.270760 DECALS 10 13 21 2O 12 14 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 156811 Decal , Oper . Instr . 14 160396 Decal , V - Belt Schematic 2 138O47 DecalBattery 20 14951605 Decal , BatteryDngr / PsnEng 3 171696 Decal , Hood , R . H . 21 1632 Decal , FenderAutoSears 4 171697 Decal , Hood , LH . 23 167049 Decal , Engineandle 5 174322 DecalHoodReplacement - - 138311 Decal , LiftH 6 133644 Pad FootrestLHSTLT Decal , CustomerMaintenance - - 165800X428 8 166887 Pad FootrestRHSTLT Decal , Deck EZ3 - - 165799X428 9 163204 Decal , Fender , Craftsman - - 169210 DecalBy Pass LTHydro 10 156439 Decal , FenderDanger - - 174319 Owner'sManual , iEnglishsh 12 146046 Decal , V - Belt Ddve Schematic - - 174320 Owner'sManual , Span 13 167329 Decal , DashPnl KEY PART WHEELS & TIRES NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Valve Cap , Tire 2 65139 Stem , Valve 3 106222X Tire , Front 4 59904 Tube , FrontTire ( Not Provided , ServiceItem Only ) 106732X427 Rim , Front 27811 Fitting , Grease ( FrontWheel 4,10 7 Only ) 9040H Beadng , Flange ( FrontWheel Only ) 8910 106108X427 Rim , Rear 11 122082X " lira , eReararTire 7152J Tube , R ( Not Provided , ServiceItem Only ) 11 104757X Cap , Axle ° . 144334 Sealant , Tire 10oz . NOTE : AllcomponentdimensionsgiveninU . S . inches 1 Inch = 25.4 mm 45
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 LIFT ASSEMBLY 7 3 13 2 4 6 6 13 19 2O 2O 13 32 19 15 13 _ 32
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 LIFTASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159460 Lift Lever Inner Wire Assembly 2 159471 Shaft Assembly , Lift 3 105767X Pin , Groove 4 12000002 E - Ring 5 19211621 Washer 21 / 32 x 1 x 21 Gauge 6 120183X Bearing , Nylon 7 125631X Grip , Handle , Fluted 8 122365X Button , Plunger , Red 11 139865 Link , Lift , L . H . 12 139866 Link , Lift , R . H . 13 S'rD624008 Retainer Spring 15 173288 Link , Front 16 73350800 Nut , Hex , Jam 112 - 13 UNC 17 130171 TnJnnion 18 73800800 Locknut , Hex , with Washer Insert 1 / 2 - 13 UNC 19 139868 Arm , Suspension , Rear 20 163552 Retainer Spdng 31 140302 Bearing , Pvt , Lift Sphedca ! 32 73540600 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 24 NOTE : All component crff'nensionsgiven in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm i 47 !
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 MOWER DECK . _ 47 142 21 22 \ 2 16 28 11 I 27 1 29 6 19f 21 48
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 MOWER DECK KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 165892 MowerDeckAssembly , 42 " 68 144959 V - Belt 2 STD533107 Bolt 92 STD541437 Nut 3 138017 MulcherCover racketAssemblyS , way Bar , 101 1136420010 Front 102 7116 Screw 4 165460 BracketSway Bar38142 " Deck 103 19061216 Washer # 10 5 STD624008 RetainerSpdng 104 STD551110 Washer , Lock 6 130832 Arm , Suspension , Rear 105 J160793 LatchAssembly , Begger 8 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 106 2029 Nut , Weld 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 111 155197 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel L . H . 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 112 1551880512 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel R . H . 11 134149 Blade , Mulching 113 1706 Screw 5 / 16 - 16 x 3 / 4 12 129895 Beadng , Ball 114 STD541431 Nut , Hex , Keps 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 13 137645 ShaftAssembly , Mandrel , 115 72110504 Bolt , Cardage 5 / 16 UNC x 1 / 2 vented ( Includes Key 116 4898H Bolt , Shoulder Number12 ) 117 165746 Wheel , Gaugeock3 / 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 118 73930600 Nut , Cented 8 - 16 15 110485X Bearing , Ball , Mandrel 119 STD551037 Washer 3 / 8 x 7 / 8 x 14 Gauge 16 140329 Stdpper , VentedMowerDeck 121 143723 Bracket 18 72140505 WasherFelt Bolt , Cardage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 128 1533901312 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 129 1913 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga . 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 130 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 21 STD541431 NutCrownlock5 / 16 - 18 UNC Gr . 5 22 134753 StiffenerBracket 131 STD533710 Bolt , RdhdSqnk3 / 8 - 16UNC x 1 23 131267 Bracket , Deflector 142 165890 ArmSpringBrakeMower 24 105304X BracketArm Idler 42 " Cap , Sleeve 143 1571093488 25 123713X Spdng , Torsion , Deflector 144 515868 KeeperBelt42 " ClutchCable 26 110452X Nut , Push 145 16 PulleyIdlerFlat 27 130968X428 Shield , Deflector 146 165891 BoltCardageIdlern 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32 x 5 / 8 x 16 Ga . 147 131335 SpdngExtensio 29 131491 Rod , Hinge 148 16902298 SpdngReturnIdler 30 157722 ScrewThdrolWasherHead 149 1658 RetainerSpringYellowZinc 31 129963 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . Washer , Spacer 150 19091216 32 153535 Pulley , Mandrel 151 169670 BracketClutch42 33 137266 Cable Clutch In Nut , Toplock , Flanged 152 16967674 34 STD533717 Bolt 153 1696 WasherRat 3 / 6 " Type B 35 133835 Fastner , ChristmasTree 154 169675 Spdng RetaineronLever 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Rat 155 169671 SpringRetenti 37 STD551037 Washer 13 / 32 x13 / 16 x16 156 16967269 Spacer Ga e t57 1696 RodClutch Nu _ rownl _ . k 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 158 177 _ 410 40 STD541437 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 44 140088 Guard . Mandrel , L . H . 159 72140614 BoltRdhdSqn3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 - 45 STD624003 Retainer 3 / 4 46 137729 Screw , Thd . Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 - - 130794 MandrelAssembly ( Includes 48 133944 Washer , Hardened Key Numbers8 - 10 , 12 - 15 , 31 49 155066 RollerAssembly , Cam Follower and 32 ) 50 131340 Bolt , Shoulder # 10 - 24 Grade 5 - - 169583 MowerDeck , Completeer 51 STD541410 Locknut ( StandardDeck , Ord 52 139888 Bolt , Shoulder5 / 16 - 18 UNC SeparatelyMulcherPlateand , 53 131845 ArmAssembly , Pad , Brake GaugeWheelComponentsKey 54 133943 Washer , Hardened Nos . 101 - 106 and111 - 121 ) 55 155O46 Arm , IdlerRetainer 56 165723 Spacer , 59 141043 Guard , TUV Idler NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 67 149846 KnobCustomOval 1 inch = 25.4 mm 49
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o 120 - , 11 - rl 88 x r - - - ! m 0 1 | 19 109 o = _ oO m r - I11 z I - - 9OO c Z 81 79 73 I ' _ ID 0 _ 17 16 " 4 32 O'I 12 0 93 59 6O 58 _ 69 66
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 HYDRO GEAR TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 314 - 0510 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 170351 Main Housing , Assembly 59 170408 Rotor , Brake 2 170352 Side Housing , Assembly 60 142883 Brake Puck 3 170353 Center Section , Assembly 61 142881 Puck Plate 4 170354 Swashplate , Trunion Machined 62 142887 Brake Actuating Pin 5 169898 Block - Assembly 63 170410 Hfhcs 1 / 4 - 20x2 WPatch , Special 6 170355 Sealant 10.50z Flange 7 170356 Hex Flange Screw 1 / 4 - 20 X 1.25 64 142892 Bolt , 1 / 4 - 20 X 1 W / Patch 8 170357 Stud , 5 / 16 - 24 Hex Double End 65 170411 Spacer 9 170358 Shaft , Input 66 170412 Spring , Brake Arm Bias 10 170359 Ring - Retaining 67 170413 Sq . Hd . Bolt 5 / 16 - 24 - Ribbed 11 170360 Spacer 68 170414 Arm , Brake 12 169870 Ring - Retaining 69 170415 Slotted Hex Nut 5 / 16 - 24 13 170361 Seal , Lip . 67 X 1.58 X . 276 70 170416 Cotter Pin 3 / 32 X 3 / 4 14 169869 Ball Brg 17mm Id X 40ram Od X 71 170417 Compression Spring Brake Anti - 12mrn Drag 16 170362 Hex Flange Head Screw 5 / 16 - 72 170418 Washer , Ht . 5 I . D . X 10 . D , X . 032 24X0.75 73 142884 Flat - Washer 11 / 32 I . D . X 7 / 80 . D 17 170363 Lip Seal 18 X 32 X 7 74 170419 Oil Seal . 625 X 1.0 X . 25 18 170364 Arm , Control 75 170420 Check Plug Assembly , . 027 , Washer 19 150771 Bearing , 30x52x13 Thrust 23 170365 Check Plug Assembly , Washer 76 170421 Stud , 5 / 16 - 24 Friction Pack 24 170366 Shaft , Motor 77 170422 Puck , . 330 X 1.50 X . 0975 27 170367 Gear - Pinion , 13t 78 142969 Spring , Helical Comp 28 170368 10t / 48t Gear 79 142980 Spacer 29 170369 Gear , 10t Jackshaft 80 150778 Hax Lock Nut 5 / 16 24 Unf ( Nylon 30 170370 60t Bull Gear Insert ) 31 170371 Sleeve Bearing . 75 X 1.575 X 8.1 170423 Wedge , Friction Pack . 625 82 170424 Clip , Washer . 316xl . 50x . 1046 32 170389 SleeveBead ng ( Outboard ) ( Plated ) . 75x1.750x . 625 83 161162 Pin , Standard Headless 33 142991 Washer , 314 Id X 1 - 1 / 20d X . 13 84 170425 Fitting , 5 / 16 Sac 5132 Tube Thk 85 170426 Hose , Expansion Tank 34 170390 Lip Seal Axle Seal 86 . 170427 Expansion Tank 35 170391 Shaft , Axle . 75 X 11.39 ( Key , 87 170424 Cap - Poppet Valve R . H . ) 88 170429 Bolt , Self Tapping 10 - 32 X 1 / 2 36 170392 Shaft , Axle . 75 X 16.99 ( Key , 90 170430 Puck , Inner Wedge LH . ) 93 170431 Spring Clip - Housing Thrust 37 150792 Miter Gear ( Splined ) 107 170432 Deflector 38 150793 Miter Gear 15t ( 0.5 Id ) 108 170433 Washer , Motor Shaft . 7lid x 1.15od 39 150809 Shaft x . 030thk 40 170393 Ring , Spiral Retaining 109 170434 Plug , Sae # 6 41 170394 Pin , Jackshaft 111 170435 O - Ring . 07 X . 301 I . D . 42 170395 Magnet , Ring 112 170436 Shield , Vent 43 170396 Spring , Bypass 113 170437 Bracket , Support Expansion Tank 44 150797 Hydro Mtg Screw 3 / 6 - 24 X 2.5 116 170438 Silicon Sponge Long 119 170439 Fan , 7 In . 45 170397 Filter 120 170440 Pulley 46 170398 Base , Filter 121 170441 Hex Lock Nut 1 / 2 - 20 ( Nylon Insert ) 47 170999 Actuator , Bypass 122 170442 Washer , Belleville 48 170400 Rod , Bypass Actuator 123 170443 Belt Keeper 49 170401 Arm , Bypass 124 170444 Center Section - Filter - Bypass 50 170202 Retaining Ring . 250 External Assembly 51 170403 Seal , Lip . 741 X . 250 X . 250 Tc 125 170445 Filter Assembly 52 170404 Flat Washer , 5 / 8 Id X 1.00d X . 05 126 170446 Fan - Pulley Service Assembly Thk 127 170447 Seal - O - Ring Kit 53 170405 Retaining Ring 128 173165 Kit , Expansion Tank 54 170406 Beadng , Center Block 900 166768 Transaxle Complete 55 142977 Spring - Helical Compression 56 142978 Washer NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 57 150798 20w - 50OU 1 inch = 25.4 mm 58 170407 Brake Yoke 51
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NO . 407777 TYPE NO . 0121 - E3 929 _ ' 10 11 _ 3 © , , 55 _ fg _ J1 216 188 267 _ , 222 _ 967 REQUIRES SPECIALTOOLS 265 305 _ TO INSTALL SEE REPAIR INSTRUCTION MANUAL . 267 I 1019 LABEL KIT I 163 447A 8 1017 220 1033 VALVEOVERHAUL KIT 691 750 4 51 _ 883 _ / I 1058 OWNER'S MANUAL I , 63 I 1036 EMISSIONS LABEL I 52
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NO . 407777 TYPE NO . 0121 - E3 3s _ 1029 211 , 1A _ 1370 276 1123 _ 1124 _ 633 @ 53
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TRACTOR - - MODE L NUMBER 917.270760 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NO . 407777 TYPE NO . 0121 - E3 74 IP 635 _ 1005 332 _ 474 _ - _ , mL 877 ] 363 _ 1 : _ 1 1851 - k 358 GASKET SET 48 3 _ 2o _ 7 _ 51 _ 163 _ 276 0 1 943 ( : : D 0 842 _ : ' 2 _ 691 _ 822 _ 524 _ 10 V 801 697 _ 54
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NO . 407777 TYPE NO . 0121 - E3 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Carburetor Overhaul Kit 1 690231 Cylinder Assembly 121 499811 Spacer - Carburetor 2 499585 Bushing - Cylinder 122 690952493 125 949980 Carburetorrottle 3 391086 * Seal - Oil 130 690 Valve - Th 4 690069 Sump - Engine 131 499805 Throttle Shaft Kit 5 499587 Head - Cylinder No . t2 Float - Carburetor 5A 499595 Head - Cylinder No . 133 499806 Fuel Transfer Tubel 7 690962 _ , _ Gasket - Cylinder Head 135 4998034 137 69099 • • Gasket - Float Bow 8 499601 Breather Assembly 141 49980708 Choke Shaft Kit 9 690937 Gasket - Breather 142 4998 • Nozzle - Carburetor 10 46909602 Screw ( Breather Assy . ) 146 94388 Key - Timing 11 6909 Tube - Breather 150 690995 0 • Gasket - Nozzle 12 690945 Gasket - Crankcase 160 69099601 Retainer - Solenoid 13 46903606 Screw ( Cylinder Head ) 163 6910 • _ Gasket - Air Cleaner 15 6909 Plug - Oil Drain Line - Fuel ( Cut to Required Crankshaft 187 691050 16 691046 Length ) 20 690947 Seal - Oil ( PTO Side ) Line * Fuel 22 690306 Screw ( Engine Sump ) 187A691049 168 690960 Screw ( Control Bracket ) 23 691053 Flywheel Adjuster - Rocker eArm ) 24 222698 Key - Flywheel 192 6900830 197 69096 Screw ( Back Plat 25 84995889 Piston Assembly ( Std . ) Spring - Governor 4995 Piston Assembly ( . 010 O . S . ) 209 691018 Spring - Governod Idle 499590 Piston Assembly ( . 020 O . S . ) 211 69101920 Link - Throttle 499591 Piston Assembly ( . 030 O . S . ) 212 6910 Bracket - Choke Control 26 499604 Ring Set - Piston ( Std . ) 213 69102122 Link - Choke 499605 Ring Set - Piston ( . 010 O . S . ) 2t6 6910 Gear - Governor 499606 Ring Set - Piston ( . 020 O . S , ) 219 394348 Washer ( Governor Lever ) 499607 Ring Set - Piston ( . 030 O . S . ) 220 6904123 222 69102 Bracket - Control 27 690978 Lock - Piston Pin 227 69104818 Control Lever - Governor 28 499582 Pin - Piston 231 6907 Screw ( Choke Valve ) 29 49958376 Rod - Connecting Filter - Fuel - 32 6909 Screw ( Connecting Rod ) 240 691035 250 69O957 Retainer Breather 33 499596 Valve - Exhaust 252 69095624 Element - Breather 34 64995973 Valve - Intake 265 6910 Clamp - Casing 35 6909 Spring - Valve ( Intake ) Screw ( Casing Clamp ) 36 690963 Spring - Valve ( Exhaust ) 267 69513479760 276 06909909 - kQe , Sealing Washer 40 690964 Retainer - Valve 278 6909 Washer ( Gov . Control Lever ) 42 74995867 Keeper - Valve 287 6 Screw ( Dipstick Tube ) 45 6909 Valve Tappet 304 69100405 Housing - Blower 46 96909783 Cam Shaft 305 6910 Screw ( Blower Housing ) 48 6938 Short Block 309 69126263 Motor - rStarter 50 9690948 Manifold - Intake 310 6912 Bolt - Starte Motor 51 9094 _ rO _ Gasket - lntake 311 497608 Brush Set 51A 690950 * O • Gasket - lntake 332 69105960 Nut ( Flywheel ) 53 690951 Stud ( Carburetor ) 333 6910 Armature - Magneto 54 69095355 Screw ( Intake Manifold ) 334 691061 Screw ( Magneto Armature ) 73 6910 Screen - Rotating Spark Plug 74 691057 Screw ( Rotating Screen ) 337 691043 Gasket Set 75 691056 Washer ( Flywheel ) 358 4998892 363 69106 Flywheel Puller 89 690283 Plug - Oil 95 690718 Screw ( Throttle Valve ) * Included in Engine Gasket Set , Ref . No . 358 98 84998024 Idle Speed Kit • Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Ref . No . 104 6909 • Pin - Float Hinge 121 105 86909856 • Valve * Float Needle • Included in Carburetor Gasket Set , Ref . No . 108 6909 Valve - Choke 977cluded 117 86902329 • Jet - Main ( Standard ) • In in Valve Overhaul Kit , Ref . No . 6909 Jet - Main ( High Altitude ) 1033 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 55
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270760 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NO . 407777 TYPE NO . 0121 - E3 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 383 690966 Wrench - Spark Plug 918 694000 Hose - Vacuum 385 690960 Screw ( Fuel Pump ) 929 691003 Screw ( Choke Control 387 48086562 Pump - Fuel Bracket ) 404 6904 Washer ( Governor Crank ) 934 691058 Screw ( Fan Retainer ) 418 690999 Plate - Cover 943 690589 " Jr O - Ring Seal ( Oil Pump 445 499486 Filter - Air Cleaner Cartridge Coved 447 691003 Screw ( Air Guide Cover ) 947 499809 Solenoid - Fuel 447A 690960 Screw ( Air Guide Cover ) 965 499613 Oil Pump Cover 462 691261 967 273638 Filter - Pre - Cleaner Washer ( Starter Cable ) 467 691008 Knob - Air Cleaner 968 499788 Cover - Air Cleaner 474 691064 Alternator 975 499810 Bowl - Float 501 691185 977 499812 Gasket Set - Carburetor vRegulator . 505 691029 Nut ( Go Control Lever ) 987 691000 OO Seal - Throttle Shaft 510 497606 Drive - Startere 1005691243 Fan - Flywheel 513 692024 Clutch - Driv 1006 691247 Retainer - Fan 523 691036 Dipstick 1013 690954 Nipple - Oil Filteren 524 691032 _ r Dipstick Tube Seal 1017 690770 Oil Pump Scre 525 691037 1019690103 Label Kit Dipstick Tube 526 690960 1022 690971 * _ Gasket - Rocker Cover Screw ( Regulator ) 544 Armature - Starter ( Servicetor ) 1023 499599 Cover - Rocker ( Cyl . No . 1 ) ) with 691262 Starter Mo 1023A499600 Cover - Rocker ( Cyl . No . 2 552 690552 Bushing - Governor Crank 1024 499054 Pump - sOilh 3552A69055311 Bushing - Governor Crank 1026 690981 Rod - Pu ( Steel ) 562 690 Bolt ( Gov . Control Lever ) 1026A690982 Rod - Push ( Aluminum ) 573 691009 Plate - Back 1027 492932 Filter - OU 579 691029 1029 690972 Rocker Arm Nut ( Starter Cable ) 601 691038 Clamp - Hose 1033 499890 Valve Overhaul Kit 615 690317 Retainer - Governor Shaft 1035691042 Shaft - Pump 616 691045 Crank - Governor 1036 695104 Emissions Label 628 96909608 Screw ( Fuel Pump Bracket ) 1051 691265 Ring - Retaining 633 6909 Ot Seal - Choke Shaft 1058 274277 Owner's Manual 636 66538 1090 691293 Retainer - Brush Boot - Spark Plug 654 690958 11O0 690973 Rocker Arm Pivot Nut ( Carburetor ) 668 36912154 Spacer 1119 691183 Screw ( Aitemator ) 672 6902 00 Gasket - Carburetor Plate 1123 690987 00 O - Ring Seal ( Solenoid 691 690657 Governor Shaft Seal Retainer ) 697 690372 Screw ( Drive Cap ) 1124 690988 O _ , O - Ring Seal - Fuel Transfer 703 691010 Tube Clip 718 690959 1126 690991 Screw Fuel Transfer Tube Pin - Locating 726 499612 1127 690992 Screw Float Bowl ) Gear - Ring 729 694123 1128 690990 • Wire Clip Screw Carburetor Nozzle ) 741 690980 1169 690990 Screw Carburetor Cover Gear - Timing 742 690328 Plate ) E - Ring Retainer 750 691033 Screw ( Oil Pump Cover ) - - - - 445777 - 0027 - E2 Replacement Engine 783 693058 Gear - Pinion 788 691039 RPM Settings : Low Speed : 1900 - 2100 Fuel Pump Bracket 789 695050 Hamess - Wiring High Speed : 3000 - 3200 797 66931677 Screw ( Brush Retainer ) 798 6909 Screw ( Rocker Arm ) • . Included in Engine Gasket Set , Ref . No . 801 691283 358cluded Cap - ndDriveg 802 691286 • In in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Ref . Cap - Eni 803 No . 121 Hous ( Service with Included in Carburetor Gasket Set , Ref . No . 691262 Starter Motor ) 842 691031 977cluded Dipstick / Tube Seal • In in Valve Overhaul Kit , Ref . No . 847 34996024 Dipstick / Tube Assembly 851 6912 1033 TerminaI - Sparkplug 855 691011 Adapter - Air 865 691012 Cover - Air dGuidee NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 865A 691014 Cover - Air Gui inches1 inch = 25.4 mm 865B 691015 Cover - Air Guide Seal - Valve 868 690968 _ O 871 690969 Bushing - Guideonnector / 877 399916 Alternator C Wire 883 690970 _ O Gasket - Exhaust 914 690960 Screw ( Rocker Cover ) 56
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL , NOT ACROSS HILL I greater than 15 ° ) , never across the face . Make turns gradu - _ b perate your Tractor up and down the face of slopes ( not J ally to prevent tipping or loss of control . Exercise extreme caution when changing direction on slopes . I
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244799J Cable
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26166180 Fuse, 15 amp
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142165867 Plate . reinforcement
143154966 Bracket swaybar chassis
144154207 Bracket pnt footrest stlt
145156524 Rod pivot chassis/hood
17144983X558 Hood asssembly
18126938X Bumper hood
2169061 Drawbar
206170165 Shoulder bolt
20717670508 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
20817670608 Screw thdrol 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
212165919 Lens insert
2519131312 Washer
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29155217X599 Lens grille
317060612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
30164918X558 Fend/ftrest pnt stlt w/cph 558
31139976 Support bracket
3717490508 Screw
38169834 Bracket assembly pivot mower rear
5155272 Hood bumper
5173800400 Lock nut
5219091416 Washer
53145201 Bracket
54161464 Screw, spiderloc hex hd #8 x 7/8
55145202 Bracket
57STD522507 Bolt, fin hex 1/4-20 unc x .75
58162266 Duct intake air
6072140606 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 3/4
64154798 Lower Bracket assembly, clutch, mounting evx
7473680600 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
9168337X013 Dash
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0174319 Manual
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10STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 1 cad
11672110610 Bolt
1410040400 Washer lock hvy helical
1574490544 Bolt hex flghd 5/16-18 unc x 1.25
150165850 Bell bushing
15119133210 Washer
156166002 Serrated washer
158165589 Shift
159165494 Hub tapered flange shift lt
16STD541431 Nut lock hex w/ins. 5/16-18 unc
16172140406 T bolt
16273680400 Lock nut
16374780416 Bolt hex fin 1/4-20 unc x 1 grade 5
16419091010 Washer 5/8 x .281 x 10 ga.
165165623 Bracket pivot lever
166166880 Screw 5/16 - 18 x 5/8 tt yellow
168165492 Shoulder bolt
169165580 Plate . fastener
19STD541437 Nut lock hex w/wsh 3/8-16 unc
197169613 Snap nyliner
198169593 Washer
199169612 Shoulder bolt
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20272110612 Bolt
21130564 Knob pistol
22169498 Hg rod brake
2473350600 Nut, hex jam 3/8-16 unc
25106888X Spring rod
26STD551037 Washer
27STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 3/4 cad.
28145204 Rod
2971673 Plunger cap
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34155071 Shaft assembly pedal foot lt/stlt
35120183X Bearing
3619211616 Washer
371572H Pin, roll
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3974760644 Bolt
404470J Spacer
41165838 Keeper , belt
4219131312 Washer
47127783 Pulley, idler, v-groove
48154407 Cl bellcrank
49123205X Retainer
50STD523715 Bolt
51STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
52STD541431 Nut, crownlock 5/16-18 unc
53105710X Link
55105709X Spring
56STD523712 Bolt, hex 3/8-16 x 1-1/4
57140294 Belt
59169691 Keeper . belt
6117060612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
628883R Pedal cover
63140186 Engine pulley
6471170764 Bolt hex 7/16-20 x 4 gr. 5
65STD551143 Washer
66154778 Keeper - belt
70134683 Keeper
71169183 Torque strap
7219132012 Washer
73169182 Torque strap
74169496 Spacer, split
75121749X Washer
76STD581075 E-ring
77123583X Square key
78121748X Washer
8165866 Rod shift fender adjust stlt
81165596 Cross shaft
82165711 Shift spring
8319171216 Washer
84169594 Transmission link
89164890X428 Shift console
90124346X Nut
95170201 Bypass lever
964497H Retainer spring 1" zinc/cad
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0174319 Manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0174320 Owner's manual, spanish
1139768 Steering wheel
10169832 Link drag extended
11STD551137 Washer, lock
13136518 Spacer
15145212 Hex nut
17156546 Shaft, assembly strg private label
1857079 Washer
19160395 Support shaft
2154427 Axle assembly stmp dropped stl
22165857 Screw, hex wash head torx
23165851 Shaft, assembly pittman
25154406 Bracket, steering
26126847X Bushing
27136874 Sector gear
2819131416 Washer
2917060612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
3169840 Left Spindle assembly left hand
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
3919133812 Washer, 25/32 x 1-1/4 x 16 guage
4169839 Spindle assembly right hand
40STD541537 Nut lock center 3/8-24 unf
41100711L Adaptor, steering wheel
42145054X428 Steering boot
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
5474780520 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/4
6121748X Washer
62167902 Steer . as kit
63STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr 5
65160367 Spacer bracket
66154404 Bearing - arm
6772140618 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 2-1/4
68169827 Axle brace
719272016 Washer
7919132012 Washer
812000029 Ring
8074950612 Bolt hex nylon 3/8-16 x 3/4
82169835 Bracket susp chassis front
85133835 Fastener
93366R Bearing
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0174319 Manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0174320 Owner's manual, spanish
1169387 Control, throttle
10162797 Shield browning b and s intek ii
13165391 Muffler gasket
1413280336 Pipe nipple
1513200300 Elbow, standard 90°, 3/8-18 npt
16STD551237 Washer, lock ext tooth 3/8
1717490624 Screw thdrol, 3/8-16 x 1-1/2
217720410 Screw hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8
23169837 Shield thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
25145996 Control
2673920600 Nut
29137180 Spark arrestor
3N/P Engine -briggs model 407777-0121-e3
31109202X Fuel tank
32158990 Cap, fuel
33123487X Clamp hose
37137040 Fuel line
38N/P Plug, oil drain
4149723 Muffler, assembly, twin lo-tone
40124028X Bushing snap nyl blk fuel line
4417670412 Screw, hex washer head, thread, roll. 1/4-20 x 3/4
4517000612 Screw
4619091416 Washer
5160589 Tube manifold
6159955 Tube manifold
6210040500 Washer lock hvy hlcl spr 5/16
7271070512 Screw
8150176 Bolt
8173510400 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0174319 Manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0174320 Owner's manual, spanish
1140123 Seat
10155925 Pan, seat emboss qck conn.
11166369 Adjustment knob . seat
12121246X Bracket
13121248X Bushing
1472050412 Bolt, rdhd sht nk 1/4 - 20 x 1 - 1/2
15134300 Spacer
16121250X Spring
17123976X Locknut, flange 1/4 grade 5
2140551 Bracket pivot
21171852 Bolt
22STD541431 Nut
2419171912 Washer
25127018X Bolt
371110616 Fin . hex bolt
419131610 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 40 (96012001102)
5145006 Clip push-in hinged (96012001102)
6STD541437 Nut
7124181X Spring
817000616 Head bolt
919131614 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 gauge
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0174319 Manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0174320 Owner's manual, spanish
1156811 Decal fender stlth operating instructions e/s
10156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
12146046 Decal
13167329 Decal, dash pnl
14160396 Decal v-belt schematic 42" eng
2138047 Decal
20149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
21163205 Fender decal
23167049 Decal, engine
3171696 Decal hood rh craftsman
4171697 Decal hood lh craftsman
5174322 Decal hood replacement
6133644 Decal
8166887 Decal deck mower ez3 mulching
9163204 Decal, fender, craftsman
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0174319 Manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0174320 Owner's manual, spanish
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
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0174319 Manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0174320 Owner's manual, spanish
1159460 Wire assembly inner/spring with plunger lt
11139865 Link, lift, l.h.
12139866 Link, lift, r.h.
13STD624008 Retainer spring
15173288 Link front susp.
1673350800 Nut, hex, jam 1/2-13 unc
17130171 Trunnion
1873800800 Locknut, hex, with washer insert 1/2-13 unc
19139868 Arm suspension
2159471 Assembly line shaft
20163552 Clip, hairpin (standard hardware-purchase locally)
3105767X Pin
31140302 Bearing, pvt, lift spherical
3273540600 Crownlock nut
412000002 E-ring
519211621 Washer
6120183X Bearing
7125631X Grip
8122365X Button, plunger, red
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0174319 Manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0174320 Owner's manual, spanish
1165892 Mower deck assembly 42"
10140296 Washer
101136420 Mulch plate
10271161010 Screw
10319061216 Washer
104STD551110 Washer, lock
105160793 Assembly b latch
1062029J Nut weld .327/.304 no. 10-24
11134149 Blade
111155197 Bracket, gauge, wheel, l.h.
112155198 Bracket, gauge, wheel, r.h.
11317060512 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 3/4 tytt
114STD541431 Nut, hex, keps 5/16-18 unc
11572110504 Bolt, carriage 5/16 unc x 1/2
1164898H Shoulder bolt
117165746 Gauge wheel
11873930600 Lock nut
119STD551037 Washer 3/8 x 7/8 x 14 gauge
12129895 Bearing
121143723 Bracket
128153390 Washer
12919131312 Washer
13137645 Shaft assembly, mandrel, vented (includes key n...
130STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
131STD533710 Bolt, rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
14128774 Housing
142165890 Arm spring b
143157109 Idler bracket
144158634 Keeper belt
145165888 Pulley idler flat
146165891 Bolt carriage idler
147131335 Spring
148169022 Spring idler
149165898 Retainer spring yellow zinc
15110485X Bearing
15019091216 Washer 9/32 x 3/4 x 16 ga.
151169670 Clutch bracket
152169676 Cable clutch 42 in
153169674 Flat washer
154169675 Spring retainer
155169671 Spring retention lvr clutch cable
156169672 Spacer
157169669 Clutch rod
15817720410 Screw hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8
15972140614 Bolt rdhd sqn 3/8-16 unc x 1-3/4
16140329 Stripper, vented mower deck
18721040505 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
19132827 Bolt shoulder
2STD533107 Bolt
20159770 Vortex baffle
21STD541431 Nut crownlock 5/16-18 unc
22134753 Stiffener bracket
23131267 Bracket, deflector
24105304X Cap
25123713X Spring
26110452X Push nut
27130968X428 Shield, deflector
2819111016 Washer
29131491 Rod , hinge
3138017 Bracket
30157722 Screw thdrol washer head
31129963 Washer, spacer
32153535 Pulley, mandrel
33137266 Nut, toplock, flanged
34STD533717 Bolt
35133835 Fastener
36131494 Pulley, idler, flat
37STD551037 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 gauge
4165460 Sway bracket
40STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
44140088 Guard
45STD624003 Retainer
46137729 Screw
48133944 Washer
49155066 Roller assembly, cam follower
5STD624008 Retainer spring
50131340 Bolt
51STD541410 Locknut
52139888 Bolt
53131845 Arm assembly, pad, brake
54133943 Washer, hardened
55155046 Arm idler 42" mower lt/yt
56165723 Spacer . retainer
59141043 Guard
6130832 Arm, suspension, rear
67149846 Knob, deluxe 1/2-13
68144959 Belt
8850857 Bolt blade
9STD551137 Washer, lock
92STD541437 Nut
1170351 Housing
10170359 Ring retainer
107170432 Deflector
108170433 Washer, motor shaft .71 id x 1.15 od x .030 thk
109170434 Plug, sae #6
11170360 Spacer
111170435 O-ring .07 x .301 i.d.
112173165 Shield, vent
113170437 Support bracket
116173165 Silicon sponge
119170439 Transaxle fan
12169870 Ring , retainer
120170440 Pulley, 3.68
121170441 Hex lock nut
122170442 Belleville washer
123170443 Belt keeper
124170444 Kit, center section filter bypass center sectio...
125170445 Filter assembly
126170446 Fan pulleys
127170447 Kit, sel - lip seal .67 x 1.58 x .276; lip seal...
13170361 Seal, lip, .67 x 1.58 x .276
14169869 Ball bearing
16170362 Hex flange head screw 5/16-24 x 0.75
17170363 Seal, lip 18 x 32 x 7
18170364 Control arm
19150771 Brg, thrust ball 30 x 52 x 13
2170352 Housing
23170365 Check plug assembly, washer
24170366 Shaft, motor
27170367 Pinion gear
28170368 Gear 1 ot / 48t
29170369 Gear, 1 ot jackshaft
3170353 Kit, center section center section, machined bu...
30170370 60t bull gear
31170371 Sleeve bearing .75 x 1.575 x .625
32170389 Sleeve bearing
33142991 Washer, 3/4 id x 1-1/2 od x .13 thk
34170390 Lip seal, axle shaft
35170391 Axle shaft
36170392 Axle
37150792 Miter gear (splined)
38150793 Miter gear 15t (0.5 id)
39150809 Shaft
4170354 Swashplate, trunnion machined
40170393 Spiral ring
41170394 Jackshaft pin
42190395 Magnet, ring
43170396 Bypass spring
44150797 Hydro mtg screw 3/8-24 x 2.5 long
45170398 Filter
46170398 Base , filter
47170999 Actuator, bypass
48170400 Rod, bypass actuator
49170401 Arm, bypass
5169898 Kit, cylinder block (10cc); 10cc cylinder block...
50170202 Retaining ring .250 external
51170403 Seal, lip, .741 x .250 x .250 tc
52170404 Flat washer
53170405 Retaining ring
54170406 Bearing, center block
55142977 Spring
56142978 Washer
57150798 20w-50 oil
58170407 Brake yoke
59170408 Rotor, brake
6170355 Sealant 10.5 oz.
60142883 Brake
61142882 Puck
62142887 Brake
63170410 Hex cap screw
64142892 Bolt
65170411 Spacer
66170412 Spring , brake arm bias
67170413 Square head bolt 5/16-24-ribbed
68170414 Arm, brake
69170415 Slotted hex nut 5/16-24
7170356 Screw
70170416 Cotter pin 3/32 x 3/4
71170417 Compression spring brake anti-drag
72170418 Washer, ht .5 i.d. x 1 o.d. x .032
73142884 Washer
74170419 Oil seal .625 x 1.0 x .25
75170420 Assembly, check plug w/washer, 027
76170421 Stud, 5/16-24 friction pack
77170422 Puck, .330 x 1.50 x .0975
78142969 Spring
79142980 Spacer
8170357 Stud, 5/16-24 hex double end
80150778 Hex lock nut 5/16-24 unjf (nylon insert)
81170423 Friction wedge
82170424 Clip washer
83161162 Pin, standard headless
84170425 Fitting, 5/16 sae 5/32 tube
85170426 Expansion hose
86173165 Expansion tank
87170424 Clip washer
88170429 Bolt, self tapping 10-32 x 1/2
9170358 Input shaft
90170430 Puck, inner wedge
93170431 Spring clip