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Owner's Manual CRAFTZMAN ° 19.0 HP ELECTRIC START 42 " MOWER AUTOMATIC LAWN TRACTOR Model No . 917.270781 • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Repair Parts F . or answers to your questions CAUTION : about this product , Call : Read and follow all 1 - 800 - 659 - 5917 Safety Rules and Instructions Sears Craftsman Help Line 5 am - 5 pro , Mon - Sat before operating this equip - ment . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 Visit our Craftsman website : www . sears . com / craftsman
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Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . SafetyRules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 ProductSpecifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 . Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 . . . Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 MaintenanceSchedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . 8 Parts Ordering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover LIMITED TWO YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT 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 . This Warranty does not cover : • Expendable items which become worn during normal use , such as blades , spark plugs , air cleaners , belts , etc . • Tire replacement or repair caused by punctures from outside objects , such as nails , thorns , stumps , or glass . • Repairs necessary because of operator abuse , negligence , improper storage or ac - cident or the failure to maintain the equipment according to the instructions con - tained in the owner's manual . • 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 . In - home war - ranty service on your Craftsman riding equipment is available at no charge for 30 days from the date of purchase . Please contact your nearest service center . After 30 days from the date of purchase , warranty service is available by taking your Craftsman riding equipment to your nearest Sears Service Center . ( In - home warranty service will still be available after 30 days from the date of purchase but a standard trip charge will apply ) . This warranty applies only while this product is in the United States . This War - ranty 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 • Be sure the area is clear of other IMPORTANT : This cutting machine is ca - pable of amputating hands and feet and people before mowing . Stop machine if throwing objects . Failure to observe the anyone enters the area . following safety instructions could result • Never carry passengers . • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - in serious injury or death . GENERAL OPERATION lutely necessary . Always look down and behind before and while backing . • Read , understand , and follow all in - structions in the manual and on the ma - • Be aware of the mower discharge di - rection and do not point it at anyone . chine before starting . Do not operate the mower without ei - • Only allow responsible adults , who are ther the entire grass catcher or the familiar with the instructions , to operate the machine . guard in place . • Slow down before turning . • Clear the area of objects such as rocks , toys , wire , etc . , which could be picked up and thrown by the blade . 2
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DO NOT : • Never leave a running machine unat - tended . Always turn off blades , set • Do not turn on slopes unless neces - parking brake , stop engine , and re - sary , and then , turn slowly and gradual - move keys before dismounting . ly downhill , if possible . • Turn off blades when not mowing . • Do not mow near drop - offs , ditches , or embankments . The mower could sud - • Stop engine before removing grass catcher or unclogging chute . denly turn over if a wheel is over the • Mow only in daylight or good artificial edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge caves in . light . Do not operate the machine while un - • Do not mow on wet grass . Reduced der the influence of alcohol or drugs . traction could cause sliding . • Watch for traffic when operating near or • Do nottry to stabilize the machine by crossing roadways . putting your foot on the ground . • Use extra care when loading or un - • Do not use grass catcher on steep loading the machine into a trailer or slopes . truck . CHILDREN • Data indicates that operators , age 60 Tragic accidents can occur if the operator years and above , are involved in a is not alert to the presence of children . large percentage of riding mower - re - Children are often attracted to the ma - lated injuries . These operators should chine and the mowing activity . Never as - evaluate their ability to operate the sume that children will remain where you riding mower safely enough to protect last saw them . themselves and others from serious in - • Keep children out of the mowing area jury . and under the watchful care of another SLOPE OPERATION responsible adult . • 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 can result in severe injury or death . All • Before and when backing , look behind and down for small children . slopes require extra caution . If you cannot back up the slope or if you feel uneasy on • Never carry children . They may fall off it , do not mow it . and be seriously injured or interfere DO : with safe machine operation . • Never allow children to operate the ma - • Mow up and down slopes , not across . chine . • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree • Use extra care when approaching blind limbs , etc . corners , shrubs , trees , or other objects • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Un - even terrain could overturn the ma - that may obscure vision . chine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . SERVICE • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so • Use extra care in handling gasoline that you will not have to stop or shift and other fuels . They are flammable while on the slope . and vapors are explosive . • Follow the manufacturer's recommen - Use only an approved container . Never remove gas cap or add fuel dations for wheel weights or counter - with the engine running . Allow en - weights to improve stability . gine to cool before refueling . Do not • Use extra care with grass catchers or smoke . other attachments . These can change Never refuel the machine indoors . the stability of the machine . Never store the machine or fuel • Keep all movement on the slopes slow container inside where there is an and gradual . Do not make sudden open flame , such as a water heater . changes in speed or direction . • Never run a machine inside a closed • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If area . tires lose traction , disengage the • Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade attachment bolts , tight and keep equip - blades and proceed slowly straight ment in good condition . down the slope . 3
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• Grass catcher components are subject Never tamper with safety devices . to wear , damage , and deterioration , proper i Check their operation regularly . Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or which could expose moving parts or al - other debris build - up . Clean oil or fuel low objects to be thrown . Frequently spillage . Allow machine to cool before check components and replace with storing . manufacturer's recommended parts , • Stop and inspect the equipment if you when necessary . strike an object . Repair , if necessary , • Mower blades are sharp and can cut . before restartin . _ . Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and • Never make adjustments or repairs use extra caution when servicing them . with the engine running . • Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , • Check brake operation frequently . Ad - not across . just and service as required . • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree • Be sure the area is clear of other limbs , etc . people before mowing . Stop machine if • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Un - anyone enters the area . even terrain could overturn the ma - • Never carry passengers . chine . Ta / / grass can hide obstac / es . • 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 with safe machine operation . blades and proceed slowly straight • Keep children out of the mowing area down the slope . and under the watchful care of another • Do notturn on slopes unless neces - responsible adult . sary , and then , turn slowly and gradual - • Be alert and turn machine off if children ly downhill , if possible . enter the area . • Before and when backing , look behind and down for small children . _ i , Look for this symbol to point out impor - _ ILWARNING : The engine exhaust from tant safety precautions . It means CAU - t _ s product contains chemicals known to TION ! H BECOMEAWARE ! H YOUR the State of California to cause cancer , SAFETY IS INVOLVED . birth defects , or other reproductive harm . _ iI = CAUTION : In order to prevent acciden - tal starting when setting up , transporting , adjusting or making repairs always dis - connect spark plug wire and place wire where it cannot contact spark plug . 4
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PRODUCTSPECIFICA _ ONS MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT A Sears Maintenance Agreement is avail - GASOUNE 3.5GALLONS CAPACITY UNLEADED able on this product . Contact your nearest Sears store for details , ANDFYPE : REGULAR CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES OILTYPE SAE30 • Read and observe the safety rules . API - SF / SG / SH ) : ( above 32 ° F ) SAE 5W - 30 • Follow a regular schedule in maintain - ing , caring for and using your tractor . ( below 32 ° F ) • Follow the instructions under " Mainte - OIL CAPACITY : W / FILTER 3.5 PINTS nance " and " Storage " sections of this W / O FILTER 3.0 PINTS owner's manua ! . SPARK PLUG : Champion RJ19LM _ WARNING : This tractor is equipped GAP : . 030 " ) OR J19LM with an internal combustion engine and VALVECLEARANCE : INTAKE : . 004 - . 006 should not be used on or near any unim - proved forest - covered , brush - covered or EXHAUST : . 007 - . 009 grass - covered land unless the engine's GROUNDSPEED FORWARD : 0 - 5.5 exhaust system is equipped with a spark REVERSE : 0 - 2.4 I ( MP _ : arrester meeting applicable local or state laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it TIRE PRESSURE : FRONT : 14 PSI should be maintained in effective working REAR : 10PSI order by the operator . CHARGING 3AMPS BATTERY In the state of California the above is re - SYSTEM : 5 AMPS HEADUGHTS quired by law ( Section 4442 of the Cali - fornia Public Resources Code ) . Other BAB - ERY : AMP / HR : 30 states may have similar laws . Federal MIN . CCA : 240 laws apply on federal lands . A spark at - CASE SIZE : U1R rester for the muffler is available through BLADE BOLT 27 - 35 FT . IRE your nearest Sears Authorized Service TORQUE : Center ( See REPAIR PARTS section of this manual ) . CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a Craftsman Tractor . It has been de - signed , engineered and manufactured to give you the best possible dependability and performance . Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy , please contact your nearest Sears Authorized Service Center . We have competent , well - trained technicians and the proper tools to ser - vice or repair this tractor . Please read and retain this manual . The instructions will enable you to assemble and maintain your tractor properly . Always observe the " SAFETY RULES " . 5
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Parts Bag contents shown full size i ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 4 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 ( 1 ) HexBolt ( 1 ) Lockwasher 3 / 8 @ ( 1 ) LargeFlat Washer ( 1 ) Locknut 5 / 16 - 18 ( 1 ) Knob ( 1 ) Shoulder 8olt 5 / 16 - 18 ( 1 ) Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge ( 2 ) Washers 3 / 16 x 3 / 4 x 16 Gauge _ ( 2 ) Lock Washers # 10 ( 2 ) Weld _ # 10 X 5 / 8 Nuts # 10 6
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Partspacked separately in carton Seat Cassette Plate _ Mulcher Steering Wheel Manual PartsBag Parts Bag contents not shown full size i i SteeringWheelAdapter ( 2 ) Keys Extension Steering Shaft WheelInsert t teering ( ' - i " , iI _ , _ ( 2 ) LatchHook Assemblies SlopeSheet 7
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Yournewtractorhasbeenassembledat the factory with exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your trac - tor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely • Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness • Review the video cassette before you begin • TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY A socket wrench set will make assembly 3 / 8 Hex Bolt I _ Insert easier . Standard wrench sizes you need 3 / 8 Lock are listed below . ( 1 ) 9 / 16 " wrench ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " Socket w / Steerin e Flat drive ratchet ( 2 ) 1 / 2 " wrench Wheel Washer ( 1 ) Phillips Screw - ( 1 ) Utility knife driver ( 1 ) Tire pressure gauge Steering Boot When right or left hand is mentioned in this manual , it means , from your point of view , when you are in the operating posi - Adapter " _ ' _ " " _ t - - - - - - Extension Shaft tion ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . / 5 / 16 Lock Nutf ' _ 5 / 16 Hex TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM , " h - _ ' - - . Bolt CARTON t • • Lower / " - , UNPACK CARTON Steering Shaft _ _ Tab , ' - - . _ I , , ' , ' Slots • Remove all accessible loose parts and parts cartons from carton . • Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on all four corners of carton , and lay pan - • Snap steering wheel insert into center els flat . of steering wheel . • Check for any additional loose parts or • Remove protective materials from trac - cartons and remove . tor hood and grill . BEFORE ROLUNG TRACTOR OFF IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any SKID staples in skid that may puncture tires where tractor is to roll off skid . ATrACH STEERING WHEEL HOW TO SET UP YOUR TRACTOR ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND BOOT CHECK BATTERY • Slide extension shaft onto lower steer - Lift hood to raised position . ing shaft . Align mounting holes in ex - If this battery is put into service after tension and lower shafts and install 5 / month and year indicated on label ( la - 16 hex bolt and Iocknut . Tighten se - bel located between terminals ) charge curely . battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 IMPORTANT : Tighten bolt and nut se - amps . ( See " BATTERY " in MAINTE - curely to 18 - 22 ft . Ibs . torque . NANCE section of this manual for • Place tabs of steering boot over tab charging instructions ) . slots in dash and push down to secure . INSTALL STEERING WHEEL j - , , ' • Position front wheels of the tractor so they are pointing straight forward . , . : ' 1 , : ' : " . Label • Slide steering wheel adapter onto steering shaft extension . i " i I • Position steering wheel so cross bars , i are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide in - . . % side boot and onto adapter • - . . % • 1 • Assemble large flat washer , 3 / 8 lock washer , 3 / 8 hex bolt and tighten secure - 8 ly .
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INSTALL SEAT • Place freewheel control in " transmis - sion engaged " position , Adjust seat before tightening adjustment knob . • Sit on seat in operating position , de - press clutch / brake pedal and set the • Remove cardboard packing on seat parking brake . pan . • Place seat on seat pan and assemble • Place motion control lever in neutral ( I position . shoulder bolt . Tighten shoulder bolt se - • Press lift lever plunger and raise attacl curely . ment lift lever to its highest position . • Assemble adjustment knob and flat • Start the engine . After engine has washer loosely . Do not tighten . started , move throttle control to idle po • Lower seat into operating position and sition . sit on seat . • Release parking brake . • Slide scat until a comfortable position is • Slowly move the motion control lever reached which allows you to press forward and slowly drive tractor off skic clutch / brake pedal all the way down . • Get off seat without moving its adjusted • Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking brake and place motion control lever i position . neutral position . • Raise seat and tighten adjustment knob • Turn ignition key to " OFF " position , securely . Seat Continue with the instructions that follow seatPpn INSTALL MULCHER PLATE Shoulder I \ \ • Install two latch hooks to mulcher plat _ using screw , washer , lock washer , and weld nut as shown . NOTE : Pre - assemble weld nut to latch AdnJubtment ' - ' _ _ Flat Washer hook by inserting weld nut from the top with hook pointing down . TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Op - • Tighten hardware securely . eration section for location and function • Raise and hold deflector shield in up . of controls ) right position . • Press lift lever plunger and raise attach - • Place front of mulcher plate over front ment lift lever to its highest position . mower deck opening and slide into • Release parking brake by depressing place , as shown , clutch / brake pedal . • Hook front latch into hole on front of • Place freewheel control in freewheeling mower deck . position to disengage transmission • Hook rear latch into hole on back of ( See ' 30 TRANSPORT " in the Opera - mower deck . tion section of this manual ) . AqLCAUTION : Do not remove discharge • Roll tractor forward off skid , guard from mower , Raise and hold guar • Remove banding holding discharge when attaching mulcher plate and allo _ guard up against tractor . to rest on plate while in operation . TO DRIVE TFb _ CTOR OFF SKID TO CONVERT TO BAGGING OR A ( _ WARNING : Before starting read , un - DISCHARGING derstand and follow all instructions n the Simply remove mulcher plate and store Operation section of this manual . Be sure a safe place . Your mower is now ready f , tractor is in a well - ventilated area . Be sure discharging or installation of optional the area in front of tractor is clear of other grass catcher accessory . people and objects . NOTE : It is not necessary to change • Be sure all the above assembly steps blades . The mulcher blades are design have been completed . for discharging and bagging also . • Check engine oil level and fill fuel tank with gasoline . 9
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I # CHECKLIST WeldNut From The Top Hook Points BEFORE YOU OPERATE AND ENJOY Lock _ - _ / / Down YOUR NEW TRACTOR , WE WISH TO AS - Washer SURE THAT YOU RECEIVE THE BEST Weld , , . / Screw _ PERFORMANCE AND SATISFACTION Nut _ J / , < _ ' _ - - _ U , - L = ch FROM THIS QUALITY PRODUCT . Latch _ _ _ . . _ / , 7 / ' 1 / / , _ _ ; - - - Hook PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING CHECKLIST : Hook _ ' / / 1 it _ Weld Nut 4 ' All assembly instructions have been Washer , , , _ / _ ' / _ / \ " Lock Washer Mulciler _ Washer completed . Plate _ , . - - - Screw / No remaining loose parts in carton . , / Battery is properly prepared and charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . Shield - - , / Seat is adjusted comfortably and tight - ened securely . , / All tires are properly inflated . ( For ship - ping purposes , the tires were overin - Deflector _ _ flated at the factory ) . Latch , / Be sure mower deck is properly leveled Hooks side - to - sideifront - to - rear for best cutting results . ( Tires must be properly inflated CHECK TIRE PRESSURE for leveling ) . The tires on your tractor were overinflated , / Check mower and drive belts . Be sure at the factory for shipping purposes . Cor - they are routed properly around pulleys rect tire pressure is important for best cut - and inside all belt keepers . ting performance . , / Check wiring . See that all connections • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in are still secure and wires are properly " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section clamped . of this manual . , / Before driving tractor , be sure free - CHECK DECK LEVELNESS wheel control is in drive position . For best cutting results , mower housing WHILE LEARNING HOWTO USE YOUR should be properly leveled . See " TO TRACTOR , PAY EXTRAATI - ENTION TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the Ser - THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT ITEMS : vice and Adjustments section of this , / Engine oil is at proper level . manual . , / Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF regular unleaded gasoline . ALL BELTS , / Become familiar with all controls - their location and function . Operate them See the figures that are shown for replac - ing motion and mower blade drive belts before you start the engine . in the Service and Adjustments sectoin of , / Be sure brake system is in safe operat - this manual . Verify that the belts are ing condition . routed correctly . , / It is important to purge the transmission CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM before operating your tractor for the first time . Follow proper starting and trans - After you learn how to operate your trac - mission purging instructions ( See " TO tor , check to see that the brake is properly START ENGINE " and " PURGE TRANS - adjusted . See ' q - O ADJUST BRAKE " in MISSION " in the Operation section of the Service and Adjustments section of this manual ) . this manual . 10
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Thesesymbolsmayappearon yourtractoror in literaturesuppliedwiththe product . Learnand understandtheir meaning . BATTERY CAUTION OR REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW WARNING ENGINE ON ENGINE OFF OIL PRESSURE LIGHTS ON OVER TEMP LIGHT FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWER LIFT LOCKED R N H L ATTACHMENT REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW PARKING BRAKE CLUTCH ENGAGED KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS ATTACHMENT ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) IGNITION CLUTCH DISENGAGED FREE WHEEL DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( Automatic Models only ) 11
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KNOWYOUR TRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUALAND 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 Position Clutch Lever Switch Ammeter Lift Lever Choke Throttle Control _ N _ x Attachment Lift Lever Clutch / Brake Pedal Freewheel Control arking Brake Motion Control Lever Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER : Used to en - MOTION CONTROL LEVER : Selects the gage the mower blades , or other attachments speed and direction of the tractor . ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER : Used to raise mounted to your tractor . and lower the mower deck or other attach - LIGHT SWITCH : Turns the headlights on and off . ments mounted to your tractor . LIFT LEVER PLUNGER : Used to release at - CHOKE CONTROL : Used when starting a cold engine . tachment liftlever when changing its position . THROTTLE CONTROL : Used to control en - IGNITION SWITCH : Used for starting and gine speed . stopping the engine . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL : Used for AMMETER : Indicates battery charging ( + ) or declutching and braking the tractor and start - discharging ( - ) . PARKING BRAKE : Locks clutch / brake into ing the engine . FREEWHEEL CONTROL : Disengages trans - the brake position . mission for pushing or slowly towing the trac - tor with the engine off . 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 NOTE : Failure to move throttle control to slow position and allowing engine to idle TO SET PARKING BRAKE before stopping may cause engine to Your tractor is equipped with an operator " backfire " . presence sensing switch . When engine • Turn ignition key to " OFF " position and is running , any attempt by the operator to remove key . Always remove key when leave the seat without first setting the leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized parking brake will shut off the engine . use . • Depress clutch / brake pedal into full • Never use choke to stop engine . " BRAKE " position and hold . IMPORTANT : Leaving the ignition switch • Place parking brake lever in " EN - in any position other than " OFF " will cause GAGED " position and release pressure the battery to be discharged , ( dead ) . from clutch / brake pedal . Pedal should NOTE : Under certain conditions when remain in " BRAKE " position . Make sure parking brake will hold tractor secure . tractor is standing idle with the engine run - ning , hot engine exhaust gases may cause Choke Attachment Clutch " browning " of grass . To eliminate this possi - Control Lever " Engaged " bility , always stop engine when stopping tractor on grass areas . Throttle _ _ ition Control , _ ' % j - i _ , _ _ Q _ L . _ , ) Disengaged ' _ CAUTION : Always stop tractor com - . . . . . _ . _ " F _ _ _ " _ " / Position pletely , as described above , before leaving the operator's position ; to empty grass Brake " _ - , , _ _ _ , - _ ir ParkingB _ ake catcher , etc . PO _ DL - - - - _ " , , _ ' _ ' , , \ % _ ' _ j " Engaged TO USE THRO'n'LE CONTROL _ ' _ , _ , i : _ _ . : - , - _ - - : _ Position Always operate engine at full throttle . • Operating engine at less than full throttle reduces the battery charging rate . • Full throttle offers the best bagging and mower performance . • " / Motion Clutch / Brake TO USE CHOKE CONTROL Pedal " Drive " " Disengaged " Control Position Position Lever Use choke control whenever you are start - ing a cold engine . Do not use to start a STOPPING warm engine . MOWER BLADES - • To engage choke control , pull knob out . • To stop mower blades , move attach - Slowly push knob in to disengage . ment clutch lever to " DISENGAGED " TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD position . The direction and speed of movement is controlled by the motion control lever . GROUND DRIVE - • Start tractor with motion control lever in • To stop ground drive , depress clutch / neutral ( N ) position . brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position . • Release parking brake and clutch / brake • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) pedal . position . • Slowly move motion control lever to de - IMPORTANT : The motion control lever sired position . does not return to neutral ( N ) position TO ADJUST MOWER cu'n'ING HEIGHT when the clutch / brake pedal is de - The position of the attachment lift lever de - pressed . termines the cutting height . ENGINE - • Grasp lift lever . • Move throttle control to slow position . • Press plunger with thumb and move le - ver to desired position • 13
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The cutting height range is approxi - • Select desired height of cut . mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " . The heights are mea - • Start mower blades by engaging at - tachment clutch control . sured from the ground to the blade tip with • TO STOP MOWER BLADES - disen - the engine not running . These heights are approximate and may vary depending gage attachment clutch control . upon soil conditions , height of grass and _ CAUTION : Do not operate the mower types of grass being mowed . without either the entire grass catcher , on • The average lawn should be cut to ap - mowers so equipped , or the discharge proximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the guard in place . cool season and to over 3 inches dur - Attachment Clutch Attachment Lift ing hot months . For healthier and better Lever " Engaged " Lever High Position looking lawns , mow often and after moderate growth . • For best cutting performance , grass " Disengaged _ . . _ . . - , . . : . : ; Position , _ _ . _ . . . _ over 6 inches in height should be mowed twice . Make the first cut rela - Position / _ Low - - - - : _ ' _ , Position tively high ; the second to desired height . TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS Gauge wheels are properly adjusted _ ' _ _ DiuSaCrhgde when they are slightly off the ground when mower is at the desired cutting TO OPERATE ON HILLS height in operating position . Gauge wheels then keep the deck in proper posi - _ ) & CAUTION : De not drive up or down tion to help prevent scalping in most ter - hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and do rain conditions . not drive across any slope . • Choose the slowest speed before start - • Adjust gauge wheels with tractor on a ing up or down hills . flat level surface . • Avoid stopping or changing speed on • Adjust mower to desired cutting height hills . ( See " TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING • If slowing is necessary , move throttle HEIGHT " in the Operation section of this control lever to slower position . manual ) . • If stopping is absolutely necessary , • With mower in desired height of cut po - push clutch / brake pedal quickly to sition , gauge wheels should be as - brake position and engage parking brake . sembled so they are slightly off the • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) ground . Install gauge wheel in appropri - position . ate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / 8 washer , IMPORTANT : The motion control lever and 3 / 8 - 16 Iocknut and tighten securely . does not return to neutral ( N ) position • Repeat for opposite side installing when the clutch / brake pedal is de - gauge wheel in same adjustment hole . pressed . • To restart movement , slowly release Gauge Wheel parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . Mounting Bracket _ • Slowly move motion control lever to slowest setting . • Make all turns slowly . 3 / 8 - 16 Locknut TO TRANSPORT When pushing or towing your tractor , be 3 / 8Washer sure to disengage transmission by plac - Gauge Wheel ing freewheel control in freewheeling po - sition . Free wheel control is located at the TO OPERATE MOWER rear drawbar of tractor . Your tractor is equipped with an operator • Raise attachment lift to highest position presence sensing switch . Any attempt by with attachment lift control . the operator to leave the seat with the en - • Pull freewheel control out and down gine running and the attachment clutch into the slot and release so it is held in engaged will shut off the engine . 14 the disengaged position .
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• Do not push or tow tractor at more than IMPORTANT : When operating in tem - two ( 2 ) MPH . peratures below 32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , • To reengage transmission , reverse clean winter grade gasoline to help in - above procedure . sure good cold weather starting . NOTE : To protect hood from damage • ( _ WARNING : Experience indicates that when transporting your tractor on a truck alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and using ethanol or methanol ) can attract secured to tractor . Use an appropriate moisture which leads to separation and means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , formation of acids during storage . Acidic etc . ) . gas ca , 1 damage the fuel system of an en - gine while in storage . To avoid engine problems , the fuel system should be emp - tied before storage of 30 days or longer . Drain the gas tank , start the engine and let it run until the fuel lines and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel next season . See Storage Instructions for additional in - formation . Never use engine or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel tank or per - manent damage may occur . TOWING CARTS AND OTHER _ CAUTION : Fill to bottom of gas tank AI " I'ACHM ENTS filler neck . Do not overfill . Wipe off any Tow only the attachments that are recom - spilled oil or fuel . Do not store , spill or use mended by and comply with specifica - gasoline near an open flame . tions of the manufacturer of your tractor . TO START ENGINE Use common sense when towing . Too When starting the engine for the first time heavy of a load , while on a slope , is dan - gerous . Tires can lose traction with the or if the engine has run out of fuel , it will ground and cause you to lose control of take extra cranking time to move fuel from your tractor . the tank to the engine . • Be sure freewheel control is in the BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE transmission engaged position . CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL • Sit on seat in operating position , de - • The engine in your tractor has been press clutch / brake pedal and set park - shipped , from the factory , already filled ing brake . with summer weight oil . • Place motion control lever in neutral • Check engine oil with tractor on level ( N ) position . _ round . • Move attachment clutch to " DISEN - • Nemove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe clean , reinsert the dipstick and screw GAGED " position . cap tight , wait for a few seconds , re - • Move throttle control to fast position move and read oil level . If necessary , • Pull choke control out for a cold engine add oil until " FULL " mark on dipstick is start attempt . For a warm engine start reached . Do not overfill . attempt the choke control may not be • For cold weather operation you should needed . change oil for easier starting ( See " OIL NOTE : Before starting , read the warm and VISCOSITY CHART " in the Mainte - cold starting procedures below . nance section of this manual ) . • Insert key into ignition and turn key • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - nance section in this manual . clockwise to " START " position and re - lease key as soon as engine starts . Do ADD GASOUNE not run starter continuously for more • Fill fuel tank . Use fresh , clean , regular than fifteen seconds per minute . If the unleaded gasoline with a minimum of engine does not start after several at - 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline will tempts , push choke control in , wait a increase carbon and lead oxide depos - few minutes and try again . If engine still its and reduce valve life ) . Do not mix oil does not start , pull the choke control with gasoline . Purchase fuel in quanti - out and retry . ties that can be used within 30 days to assure fuel freshness . 15
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WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° FAND To ensure proper operation and perfor - mance , it is recommended that the trans - ABOVE ' ) mission be purged before operating trac - • When engine starts , slowly push choke tor for the first time . This procedure will re - control in until the engine begins to run move any trapped air inside the transmis - smoothly . If the engine starts to run sion which may have developed during roughly , pull the choke control out shipping of your tractor . slightly for a few seconds and then con - IMPORTANT : Should your transmission tinue to push the control in slowly . require removal for service or replace - • The attachments and ground drive can ment , it should be purged after reinstalla - now be used . If the engine does not ac - tion before operating the tractor . cept the load , restart the engine and al - • Place tractor safely on level surface low it to warm up for one minute using with engine off and parking brake set . the choke as described above . • Disengage transmission by placing COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F AND freewheel control in freewheeling posi - BELOW ) tion ( See ' 3 - 0 TRANSPORT " in this sec - • When engine starts , slowly push choke tion of manual ) . control in until the engine begins to run • Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine . smoothly . Continue to push the choke After the engine is running , move control in small steps allowing the en - threttle control to slow position . With gine to accept small changes in speed motion control lever in neutral ( N ) posi - and load , until the choke contro ' is fully tion , slowly disengage clutch / brake in . If the engine starts to run roughly , pedal . pull the choke control out slightly for a • Move motion control lever to full for - few seconds and then continue to push ward position and hold for five ( 5 ) sec - the control in slowly . This may require onds , Move lever to full reverse position an engine warm - up period from several and hold for five ( 5 ) seconds . Repeat seconds to several minutes , depending this procedure three ( 3 ) times . on the temperature . NOTE : During this procedure there will be no movement of drive wheels . The air AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WARM - UP is being removed from hydraulic drive • Before driving the unit in cold weather , system . the transmission should be warmed up • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) as follows : position . Shut off engine and set park - • Be sure the tractor is on level ground . ing brake . • Place the motion control lever in neu - Engage transmission by placing free - tral . Release the parking brake and wheel control in driving position ( See let the clutch / brake slowly return to " TO TRANSPORT " in this section of operating position . manual ) . • Allow one minute for transmission to • Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine . warm up . This can be done during After the engine is running , move the engine warm up period . throttle control to half ( 1 / 2 ) speed . With • The attachments can be used during motion control lever in neutral ( N ) posi - the engine warm - up period after the tion , slowly disengage clutch / brake transmission has been warmed up and pedal . may require the choke control be • Slowly move motion control lever for - pulled out slightly . ward ; after the tractor moves approxi - NOTE : A high altitude ( above 3000 feet ) mately five ( 5 ) feet , slowly move motion or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) the control lever to reverse position . After carburetor fuel mixture may need to be the tractor moves approximately five ( 5 ) adjusted for best engine performance . feet return the motion control lever to See " TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the the neutral ( N ) position . Repeat this Service and Adjustments section of this procedure with the motion control lever manual . three ( 3 ) times . PURGE TRANSMISSION • Your tractor is now purged and ready for normal operation . _ LCAUTION : Never engage or disen - gage freewheel lever while the engine is running . 16
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MOWING TIPS MULCHING MOWING TIPS • Mower should be properly leveled for IMPORTANT : For best performance , keep best mowing performance . See " TO mower housing free of built - up grass and LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the Ser - trash . Clean after each use . vice and Adjustments section of this • The special mulching blade will recut manual . the grass clippings many times and re - • The left hand side of mower should be duce them in size so that as they fall used for trimming . onto the lawn they will disperse into the • Drive so that clippings are discharged grass and not be noticed . Also , the onto the area that has been cut . Have mulched grass will biodegrade quickly the cut area to the right of the tractor . to provide nutrients for the lawn . Always This will result in a more even distribu - mulch with your highest engine ( blade ) tion of clippings and more uniform cut - speed as this will provide the best re - ting . cutting action of the blades . • When mowing large areas , start by • Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . turning to the right so that clippings will Wet grass tends to form clumps and in - discharge away from shrubs , fences , terferes with the mulching action . The driveways , etc . After one or two rounds , best time to mow your lawn is the early mow in the opposite direction making afternoon . At this time the grass has left hand turns until finished . dried and the newly cut area will not be • If grass is extremely tall , it should be exposed to the direct sun . mowed twice to reduce load and pos - • For best results , adjust the mower cut - sible fire hazard from dried clippings . ting height so that the mower cuts off Make first cut relatively high ; the sec - only the top one - third of the grass ond to the desired height . blades . For extremely heavy mulching , • Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet reduce your width of cut on each pass grass will plug mower and leave unde - and mow slowly . sirable clumps . Allow grass to dry be - • Certain types of grass and grass condi - fore mowing . tions may require that an area be • Always operate engine at full throttle mulched a second time to completely when mowing to assure better mowing hide the clippings . When doing a sec - performance and proper discharge of ond cut , mow across or perpendicular material . Regulate ground speed by se - to the first cut path . lecting a low enough gear to give the • Change your cutting pattern from week to week . Mow north to south one week mower the best cutting performance as well as the quality of cut desired . then change to east to west the next • When operating attachments , select a week . This will help prevent matting and ground speed that will suit the terrain graining of the lawn . and give best performance of the at - tachment being used . Max 1 / 3 / - l 17
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES FILL fN DATES _ " _ . _ x _ . _ , _ , _ " " " " " _ - _ / _ u _ v Check Tire PreSSure Check Operator PreSence and T InterlOCSkystems I _ R Check for Loose Fasteners Ii _ _ 7 II _ T Lubrication Chart I _ Sharpen / Replace Mower Blades i4 RO Check Battery LeVel Clean Battery and Terminals I _ Check T _ a _ sa . xle Coo _ ir _ Adjust Blade Belt ( s ) Tension _ 1 _ Adjust Motion Drive Belt ( s ) Tension _ Change Engine 1OilLevel Check Engine O1 _ I _ I1 _ t2 _ 3 Clean hJf Filter _ z N Clean AJr Screen I _ = _ 1 Inspect MuffledSpark Attesterd ) Replace Oil Filter ( If equippe I _ = LI C . nEng , nocoo , i in ° I l / Replace Spark Plug ! Replace Air Fillet Paper Cartridge ; I1 _ Replace Fuel Fitter 1 * Change more cf , ten w _ . _ moperatlPg , urger a heaW load ot _ nhigh ambient t _ ta _ res 5 } f equipp _ 3 w _ th adju = 4abte system . 2 - Set _ t _ mole often when Opera , rig In dirtyot du _ y o0P _ lt _ on _ 6 NOl teq ulred If eq ulpped " t _ thmamtet _ nce fiee I _ a _ ery 4 - Replace I _ ades mote often when mo _ ng Insandy = oil ¸ Do no _ o _ ' enJghetn GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS LUBRICATION CHART The warranty on this tractor does not cover items that have been subjected to operator abuse or negligence . To receive d ) Front Wh _ full value from the warranty , operator must Bearing zerk Front Wheel maintain tractor as instructed in this Bearing Zerk manual . Some adjustments will need to Engine _ ) be made periodically to properly maintain your tractor . All adjustments in the Service and Adjust - ments 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 as - • SAE30 OR 10W30 MOTOR OIL _ ) Refer to Maintenance " ENGINE " sure proper air - fuel mixture and he _ p your engine run better and last longer . Section BEFORE EACH USE IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the pivot points which have special nylon • Check engine oil level . bear - ings . Viscous lubricants will attract • Check brake operation . dust and dirt that will shorten the life of the • Check tire pressure . self - lubricating bearings . If you feel they • Check operator presence and interlock must be lubricated , use only a dry , pow - systems for proper operation . • Check for loose fasteners . dered graphite type lubricant sparingly . 18
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TRACTOR IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assembly , center hole in blade must align with star Always observe safety rules when per - on mandrel assembly . forming any maintenance . • Reassemble hex bolt , lock washer and BRAKE OPERATION flat washer in exact order as shown . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet • Tighten bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . torque ) . stopping distance at high speed in high - IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is grade 8 heat est gear , then brake must be adjusted . treated . ( See ' 3 - 0 ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service Trailing Mandr and Adjustments section of this manual ) . ge Center TIRES • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires Hole _ _ , _ ( See " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " Flat _ _ ' section of this manual ) . • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect Lock _ _ _ Star control chemicals which can harm rub - ber . Hex Bolt ( Grade 8 ) _ . _ • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp objects and other hazards that may TO SHARPEN BLADE cause tire damage . NOTE : We do not recommend sharpen - ing blade but if you do , be sure the blade NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent is balanced . flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant Care should be taken to keep the blade may be purchased from your local parts balanced . An unbalanced blade will dealer . 13re sealant also prevents tire dry cause excessive vibration and eventual rot and corrosion . damage to mower and engine . OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM • The blade can be sharpened with a file Be sure that operator presence and inter - or on a grinding wheel . Do not attempt lock systems are working properly . If your to sharpen while it is on the mower . tractor does not function as described be - • To check blade balance , you will need low , repair the problem immediately . a 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a cone • The engine should not start unless the balancer . ( When using a cone balancer , clutch / brake pedal is fully depressed follow the instructions supplied with bal - and attachment clutch control is in the ancer ) . disengaged position . NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing • When the engine is running , any at - blade . The lobes of the center hole may tempt by the operator to leave the seat appear to be centered , but are not . without first setting the parking brake • Slide blade onto an unthreaded portion should shut off the engine . of the steel bolt or pin and hold the bolt • When the engine is running and the at - or pin parallel with the ground . If blade tachment clutch is engaged , any at - is balanced , it should remain in a hori - tempt by the operator to leave the seat zontal position . If either end of the blade should shut off the engine . moves downward , sharpen the heavy • The attachment clutch should never op - end until the blade is balanced . erate unless the operator is in the seat . BLADE CARE Center Hole For best results mower blades must be kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged Blade blades . 5 / 8 " Bolt BLADE REMOVAL or Pin • Raise mower to highest position to al - low access to blades . BA'I'rERY • 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 shown . an automotive charger will extend its life . 19
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ENGINE • Keep battery and terminals clean . • Keep battery bolts tight . LUBRICATION • Keep small vent holes open . Only use high quality detergent oil rated • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . with API service classification SF , SG or NOTE : The original equipment battery on SH . Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade your tractor is maintenance free . Do not according to your expected operating attempt to open or remove caps or covers . temperature . Adding or checking level of electrolyte is not necessary . TO CLEAN BA'I - IERY AND TERMINALS Corrosion and dirt on the battery and ter - minals can cause the battery to " leak " power . NOTE : Although multi - viscosity oils • Remove terminal guard . ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) improve starting in • Disconnect BLACK battery cable first cold weather , these multi - viscosity oils will then RED battery cable and remove result in increased oil consumption when battery from tractor . used above 32 ° F . Check your engine oil • Rinse the battery with plain water and level more frequently to avoid possible dry . engine damage from running low on oil . • Clean terminals and battery cable ends Change the oil after every 25 hours of op - with wire brush until bright . eration or at least once a year if the tractor • Coat terminals with grease or petro - is not used for 25 hours in one year . leum jelly . Check the crankcase oil level before start - • Reinstall battery ( See " REPLACING ing the engine and after each eight ( 8 ) BATTERY " in the SERVICE AND AD - hours of operation . Tighten oil fill cap / dip - JUSTMENTS section of this manual ) . stick securely each time you check the oil V - BELTS level . Check V - belts for deterioration and wear TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL after 100 hours of operation and replace Determine temperature range expected if necessary . The belts are not adjustable . before oil change . All oil must meet API Replace belts if they begin to slip from service classification SF , SG or SH . wear . • Be sure tractor is on level surface . TRANSAXLE COOUNG • Oil will drain more freely when warm . • Catch oil in a suitable container . The transmission fan and cooling fins • Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful should be kept clean to assure proper not to allow dirt to enter the engine cooling . when changing oil . Do not attempt to clean fan or transmis - • Remove drain plug . sion while engine is running or while the • After oil has drained completely , re - transmission is hot . To prevent possible place oil drain plug and tighten se - damage to seals , do not use high pres - curely . sure water or steam to clean transaxle . • Refill engine with oil through oil fill dip - • Inspect cooling fan to be sure fan stick tube . Pour slowly . Do not overfill . blades are intact and clean . For approximate capacity see " PROD - • Inspect cooling fins for dirt , grass clip - UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this pings and other materials . To prevent manual . damage to seals , do not use com - • Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for pressed air or high pressure sprayer to checking level . Be sure dipstick cap is clean cooling fins . tightened securely for accurate reading . Keep oil at " FULL " line on dipstick . TRANSAXLE PUMP FLUID The transaxle . was sealed at the factory Air Screen and fluid maintenance is not required for the life of the transaxle . Should the Oil Drain " transaxle ever leak or require servicing , Plug contact your nearest authorized service center / department . Oil Fill l 20
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CLEAN AIR SCREEN ENGINE COOLING FINS Air screenmustbe keptfree of dirt and Remove any dust , dirt or oil from engine chaffto upreventenginedamagefromshorb - cooling fins to prevent engine damage overheating . Cleanwitha wire brnd from overheating . Air guide covers must compressedair to removedirt a stu be removed . Remove side panels and born driedgumfibers . hood ( See ' 3 " 0 REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL ASSEMBLY " in the Service and Ad - AIR FILTER justments section of this manual ) . Your engine will not run properly using a dirty air filter . Clean the foam pre - cleaner Cover after every 25 hours of operation or every Top Air Guid _ season . Service paper cartridge every ql 100 hours of operation or every season , whichever occurs first . Service air cleaner more often under Engine Coolin ( dusty conditions . • Remove knob ( s ) and cover . TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER • Slide foam pre - cleaner off cartridge . • Wash it in liquid detergent and water . • Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . • Saturate it in engine oil . Wrap it in Air Guide clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to Cover remove excess oil . ( Both Sides ) • If very dirty or damaged , replace pre - cleaner . MUFFLER • Reinstall pre - cleaner over cartridge . Inspect and replace corroded muffler and • Reinstall cover and secure with spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could knob ( s ) . create a fire hazard and / or damage . TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE SPARK PLUGS • Remove wing nuts and cartridge plate . • Carefully remove cartridge to prevent Replace spark plugs at the beginning of debris from entering carburetor . each mowing season or after every 100 • Clean cartridge by tapping gently on hours of operation , whichever occurs first . flat surface . If very dirty or damaged , Spark plug type and gap setting are shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " replace cartridge . section of this manual . • Reinstall cartridge plate , wing nuts , precleaner , cover and secure with IN - UNE FUEL FILTER knob ( s ) . The fuel filter should be replaced once IMPORTANT : Petroleum solvents , such each season , If fuel filter becomes as kerosene , are not to be used to clean clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbure - the cartridge . They may cause deteriora - tor , replacement is required . tion of the cartridge . Do not oil cartridge . • With engine cool , remove filter and plug Do not use pressurized air to clean or dry fuel line sections . cartridge . • Place new fuel filter in position in fuel Knob _ _ $ line with arrow pointing towards carbu - retor . Wing Cadridge • Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and clamps are properly positioned . Foam Pre - • Immediately wipe up any spilled gaso - line . Ca _ ridge Air Scree _ 21
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• Keep finished surfaces and wheels free Clamp Clamp of all gasoline , oil , etc . • Protect painted surfaces with automo - tive type wax . We do not recommend using a garden hose to clean your tractor unless the elec - FuelFilter trical system , muffler , air filter and carbu - CLEANING retor are covered to keep water out . Water • Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . in engine can result in a shortened en - of all foreign matter . gine life . _ 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 • Disconnect front links from deck by re - moving retainer springs . TO REMOVE MOWER • Raise lift lever to raise suspension Mower will be easier to remove from the arms . Slide mower out from under trac - right side of tractor . tor . • Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than GAGED " position . the mower deck is to be mounted on the • Move attachment lift lever forward to tractor , remove the front links . lower mower to its lowest position . TO INSTALL MOWER • Roll belt off engine pulley . • Raise attachment lift lever to its highest • Disconnect clutch rod from clutch lever position . by removing retainer spring . • Slide mower under tractor with dis - • Disconnect anti - swaybar from chassis charge guard to right side of tractor . bracket by removing retainer spring . • Lower lift lever to its lowest position . • Disconnect suspension arms from rear • Install mower in reverse order of re - deck brackets by removing retainer moval instructions . springs . Clutch Retainer Suspension Clutch Arms Pulley Front Link ( Both Sides ) Retainer ( Both Sides ) Spring Anti - Swaybar 22
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TOLEVELMOWERHOUSING • Before making any necessary adjust - ments , check that both front links are Adjustthe 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 " ) . If tires are over one link to same length as other link . or underinflated , you will not properly ad - • To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " just your mower . on both front links an equal number of SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT turns . • Raise mower to its highest position . • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " measure height from bottom edge of against trunnion on both front links . mower to ground . Distance " A " on both • To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " sides of mower should be the same or from trunnion on both front links . within 1 / 4 " of each other . Tighten nut " E " on both front links an • If adjustment is necessary , make adjust - equal number of turns . ment on one side of mower only . • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against link adjustment nut on that side . trunnion on both front links . • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . link adjustment nut on that side . NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . • Recheck measurements after adjusting . Bottom Edge of Bottom Edge of Both Front Links Should be Equal in Length Mowe _ Gr _ und A - - ' _ - _ ' " ' _ J Ground Line _ " - J - ' _ Suspension Arm " E " Nut Lift Link Adjustment Nut FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to - side . If the following front - to - back adjust - ment is necessary , be sure to adjust both Front Links front links equally so mower will stay TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE level side - to - side . BELT ( See Illustration Next Page ) To obtain the best cutting results , the The mower blade drive belt may be re - mower housing should be adjusted so placed without tools , Park the tractor on that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " level surface . Engage parking brake . lower than the rear when the mower is in BELT REMOVAL - its highest position . Check adjustment on right side of tractor . • Remove mower from tractor ( See " TO Measure distance " D " directly in front and REMOVE MOWER " in this section of behind the mandrel at bottom edge of this manual ) . mower housing as shown . • Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and idler pulleys . 23
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• Pull belt away from mower . • Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves and inside all belt guides . BELT INSTALLATION - • Install mower in reverse order of re - • Install new belt in reverse order of re - moval instructions . moval . Idler Mandrel Pulleys Pulley Mandrel Pulley TO ADJUST BRAKE TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT Park the tractor on level surface . Engage Your tractor is equipped with an adjust - parking brake . For assistance , there is a able brake system which is mounted on the side of the transaxle . belt installation guide decal on bottom side of left footrest . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet • Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE stopping distance at high speed in high - MOWER " in this section of this manual . ) est gear , then brake must be adjusted . • Remove belt from stationary idler and • Depress clutch / brake pedal and en - clutching idler . gage parking brake . Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . • Measure distance between brake oper - Carefully remove belt upwards from ating arm and nut " A " on brake rod . transmission input pulley and over cool - • If distance is other than 1 - 9 / 16 ' , loosen ing fan blades . jam nut and turn nut " A " until distance • Pull belt toward front of tractor and re - becomes 1 - 9 / 16 " . Retighten jam nut move downward from around engine against nut " A " . pulley . • Road test tractor for proper stopping • Install new belt by reversing above pro - distance as stated above . Readjust if cedure . necessary . If stopping distance is still greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest gear , Engine . _ . . _ . _ further maintenance is necessary . Con - tact your nearest authorized service Pulley _ _ center / department . Clutching Idler _ 1 With Parking Brake Jam " Engaged " iii'i ; iii ilr - g Arm Input Pulley _ _ . . . . _ ii - _ Do Not touch this nut . If further brake adjust - ment is necessary contact your nearest autho - rized service center / department 24
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TRANSAXLE MOTION CONTROL FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER LEVER NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT The front wheel toe - in and camber are The motion control lever has been preset not adjustable on your tractor . If damage has occurred to affect the front wheel toe - at the factory and adjustment should not be necessary . in or camber , contact your nearest autho - • Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the rized service center / department . right rear wheel , and lightly tighten . TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS • Start engine and move motion control • Block up axle securely . lever until tractor does not move for - • Remove axle cover , retaining ring and ward or backward . washers to allow wheel removal ( rear • Hold motion control lever in that posi - wheel contains a square key - Do not tion and turn engine off . lose ) . • While holding motion control lever in • Repair tire and reassemble . place , loosen the adjustment bolt . • On rear wheels only : align grooves in • Move motion control lever to the neutral rear wheel hub and axle . Insert square ( N ) ( lock gate ) position . key . • Tighten adjustment bolt securely . • Replace washers and snap retaining NOTE : If additional clearance is needed ring securely in axle groove . to get to adjustment bolt , move mower • Replace axle cover . deck height to the lowest position . NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent After above adjustment is made , if the flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant tractor still creeps forward or backward may be purchased from your local parts while motion control lever is in neutral po - dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . sition , follow these steps : • Loosen the adjustment bolt . Washers _ • Move the motion control lever 1 / 4 to Retaining K i _ ' _ 1 / 2 inch in the direction it is trying to creep . Ring • Tighten adjustment bolt securely . • Start engine and test . • If tractor still creeps , repeat above steps until satisfied . ( Rear Wheel Only ) Neutral Motion Lock Gate Lever TO START ENGINE WITH AWEAK BATFERY _ CAUTION : Lead - acid batteries gener - ate explosive gases . Keep sparks , flame and smoking materials away from batter - / _ Adjustment Bolt ies . Always wear eye protection when around batteries . TRANSMISSION REMOVAL / If your battery is too weak to start the en - REPLACEMENT gine , it should be recharged . ( See " BAT - Should your transmission require removal TERY " in the MAINTENANCE section of for service or replacement , it should be this manual ) . purged after reinstallation and before op - If " jumper cables " are used for emergency erating the tractor . See " PURGE TRANS - starting , follow this procedure : MISSION " in the Operation section of this IMPORTANT : Your tractor Is equipped manual . with a 12 volt negative grounded system . TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGN - The other vehicle must also be a 12 volt MENT negative grounded system . Do not use If steering wheel crossbars are not hori - your tractor battery to start other vehicles . zontal ( left to right ) when wheels are posi - TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - tioned straight forward , remove steering • Connect each end of the RED cable to wheel and reassemble per instructions in the Assembly section of this manual . the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each bat - tery , taking care not to short against 25 chassis .
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• Close terminal access doors . • Connect one end of the BLACK cable • Close hood . to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal of fully TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB charged battery . • Raise hood . • Connect the other end of the BLACK • Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the cable to good CHASSIS GROUND , backside of the grill . away from fuel tank and battery . • Replace bulb in holder and push bulb TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE OR - holder securely back into the hole in DER - the backside of the grill . • BLACK cable first from chassis and • Close hood . then from the fully charged battery . INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS • RED cable last from both batteries . Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to run poorly , stop running , or prevent it from starting . • Check wiring . See electrical wiring dia - gram in the Repair Parts section " Positive " ( + ) " Negative " ( - ) TO REPLACE FUSE Replace with 15 amp automotive - type plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located behind the dash . TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL ASSEMBLY • Raise hood . REPLACING BATTERY • Unsnap headlight wire connector . • Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood at A ( _ CAUTION : Do not short battery termi - sides , tilt toward engine and lift off of nals by allowing a wrench or any other tractor . object to contact both terminals at the • To replace , reverse above procedures . same time . Before connecting battery , re - move metal bracelets , wristwatch Headlight bands , rings , etc . Positive terminal must be connected first Connector to prevent sparking from accidental grounding . • Lift hood to raised position . ENGINE • Remove terminal guard . • Disconnect BLACK battery cable then Maintenance , repair , or replacement of RED battery cable and carefully re - the emission control devices and systems , move battery from tractor . which are being done at the customers • Install new battery with terminals in expense , may be performed by any non - same position as old battery . road engine repair establishment or indi - • Reinstall terminal guard . vidual . Warranty repairs must be per - • First connect RED battery cable to posi - formed by an authorized engine tive ( + ) battery terminal with hex bolt manufacturer's service outlet . and keps nut as shown . Tighten se - TO ADJUST THRO'n'LE CONTROL curely . CABLE • Connect BLACK grounding cable to The throttle control has been preset at the negative ( - ) battery terminal with re - factory and adjustment should not be nec - maining hex bolt and keps nut . Tighten essary . Check adjustment as described securely . Nut below before loosening cable . If adjust - ment is necessary , proceed as follows : Terminal Hex • With engine not running , move throttle Access _ - _ : _ " Bolt control lever to fast position . Door . . . . . . . • Check that swivel is against side of Positive quarter circle . If it is not , loosen cable I Cable clamp screw and pull cable back until Terminal Negative swivel is against quarter circle . Tighten ( Black ) Cable 26 cable clamp screw securely .
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TO ADJUST CHOKE CONTROL • With engine off turn idle mixture screw In ( clockwise ) closing it finger tight and The choke control has been preset at the then turn out ( counterclockwise ) 1 - 1 / 4 factory and adjustment should not be nec - to 1 - 1 / 2 turns . essary . Check adjustment as described below before loosening cable . If adjust - FINAL SETTING ment is necessary , proceed as follows : • Start engine and allow to warm for five • With engine not running , move choke minutes . Make final adjustments with control ( located on dash panel ) to full engine running and shift / motion control choke position . lever in neutral ( N ) position . • Remove air cleaner cover , filter and car - • With throttle control lever in slow posi - tridge plate to expose carburetor choke tion , hold throttle lever against idle ( see " AIR FILTER " in the Maintenance speed screw and adjust idle speed section of this manual ) . screw to obtain 1200 to 1400 RPM . • Choke should be closed . If it is not , • While still holding throttle lever against loosen casing clamp screw and move idle speed screw , turn idle mixture choke cable until choke is completely screw In ( clockwise ) until engine be - closed . Tighten casing clamp screw se - gins to die and then turn out ( counter - curely . clockwise ) until engine runs rough . • Reassemble air cleaner . Turn screw to a point midway between those two positions . • Continue to hold throttle lever against idle speed screw and adjust idle speed Quarter C _ cle _ _ _ screw to obtain 900 to 1200 RPM . Re - Clamp Screw - _ _ lease throttle lever . ACCELERATION TEST _ Swivel • Move throttle control lever from slow to fast position . If engine hesitates or dies , turn idle mixture screw out ( counter - clockwise ) 1 / 8 turn . Repeat test and Choke Close d - _ , _ continue to adjust , if necessary , until engine accelerates smoothly . Casing _ , _ _ Choke High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do Clamp Sorew _ _ _ < _ ' 2 _ : " Lever not adjust - damage may result . IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the en - TO ADJUST CARBURETOR gine governor , which is factory set for The carburetor has been preset at the fac - proper engine speed . Overspeeding the tory and adjustment should not be neces - engine above the factory high speed set - sary . However , minor adjustment may be ting can be dangerous . If you think the en - required to compensate for differences in gine - governed high speed needs adjust - fuel , temperature , altitude or load . Ifthe ing , contact your nearest authorized ser - carburetor does need adjustment , pro - vice center / department , which has proper ceed as follows : equipment and experience to make any In general , turning the mixture screw in necessary adjustments . ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of fuel / Idle Speed to the engine giving a leaner fuel / air mix - Screw ture . Turning the mixture screw out ( counterclockwise ) increases the supply of fuel to the engine giving a richer fuel / air Throttle _ _ Idle Mixture mixture . Lever _ Screw IMPORTANT : Damage to the needles and the seats in carburetor may result if , , d , espo ° d screw is turned in too tight . Screw PRELIMINARY SETTING IceMixture • Be sure you have a clean air filter , and the throttle control cable and choke are _ " " _ . j _ Th _ rottle Lever adjusted properly ( see above ) . 27
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Also , experience indicates that alcohol Immediatelyprepareyourtractorfor stor - age at the end of the season or if the trac - blended fuels ( called gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture tor will not be used for 30 days or more . which leads to separation and formation _ , CAUTION : Never store the tractor with of acids during storage . Acidic gas can gasoline in the tank inside a building damage the fuel system of an engine where fumes may reach an open flame or while in storage . spark . Allow the engine to cool before • Drain the fuel tank . storing in any enclosure . • Start the engine and let it run until the TRACTOR fuel lines and carburetor are empty . • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner Remove mower from tractor for winter products in the fuel tank or permanent storage . This will allow you to clean it thor - damage may occur . oughly . Remove all dirt , grease , leaves , • Use fresh fuel next season . etc . Store in a clean , dry area . NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable al - • Clean entire tractor ( See " CLEANING " ternative in minimizing the formation of in the Maintenance section of this fuel gum deposits during storage . Add sta - manual ) . bilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or storage • Inspect and replace belts , if necessary container . Always follow the mix ratio ( See belt replacement instructions in found on stabilizer container . Run engine the Service and Adjustments section of at least 10 minutes after adding stabilizer this manual ) . to allow the stabilizer to reach the carbu - • Lubricate as shown in the Maintenance retor . Do not drain the gas tank and carbu - section of this manual . retor if using fuel stabilizer . • Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws are securely fastened . Inspect moving ENGINE OIL parts for damage , breakage and wear . Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace Replace if necessary . with clean engine oil . ( See " ENGINE " in • Touch up all rusted or chipped paint the Maintenance section of this manual ) . surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . BA'n'ERY CYLINDER ( S ) • Remove spark plug ( s ) . • Fully charge the battery for storage . • Pour one ounce of oil through spark • After a period of time in storage , battery plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) . may require recharging . • Turn ignition key to " START " position for • To help prevent corrosion and power a few seconds to distribute oit . leakage during long periods of storage , • Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . battery cables should be disconnected and battery cleaned thoroughly ( see OTHER " TO CLEAN BAI - I'ERY AND TERMI - • Do notstore gasoline from one season NALS " in the Maintenance section of to another . this manual ) . • Replace your gasoline can if it starts to • After cleaning , leave cables disconnect - rust . Rust and / or dirt in your gasoline ed and place cables where they cannot will cause problems . come in contact with battery terminals . • If possible , store your tractor indoors • If battery is removed from tractor for and cover it to give protection from dust storage , do not store battery directly on and dirt . concrete or damp surfaces . • Cover your tractor with a suitable pro - ENGINE tective cover that does not retain mois - ture . Do not use plastic . Plastic cannot FUEL SYSTEM breathe , which allows condensation to IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent form and cause your tractor to rust . gum deposits from forming in essential IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while fuel system parts such as carburetor , fuel engine and exhaust areas are still warm . filter , fuel hose , or tank during storage . 28
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART CORRECTION PROBLEM CAUSE • Out of fuel . • Fill fuel tank . Will not start • See " TO START ENGINE " in • Engine not " CHOKED " prop - Operation section . erly . • Wait several minutes before at - Engine flooded . tempting 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 carburetor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . • Loose or damaged wiring . Check all wiring . • Carburetor out of adjustment . See ' 3 - o Adjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . • Contact an authorized service • Engine valves out of adjust - ment . center . • Clean / replace air filter . Hard to start • Dirty air filter . • Replace spark plug . • Bad spark plug . • Recharge or replace battery . • Weak or dead battery . • Replace fuel filter . • Dirty fuel fitter . • Drain fuel tank and refill with • Stale or dirty fuel . fresh gasoline . • Check all wiring . • Loose or damaged wiring . • See ' 3 - o Adjust Carburetor " in • Carburetor out of adjustment . Service and Adjustments section . • Contact an authorized service • Engine valves out of adjust - center . ment . • Depress clutch / brake pedal . • Clutch / brake pedal not de - Engine will not turn over pressed . • Attachment clutch is engaged . • Disengage attachment clutch . • Recharge or replace battery . • Weak or dead battery . Blown fuse . • Replace fuse . • Clean battery terminals . • Corroded battery terminals . Check all wiring . • Loose or damaged wiring . Check / replace ignition switch . • Faulty ignition switch . Check / replace solenoid or • Faulty solenoid or starter . starter . Contact an authorized service • Faulty operator presence center . switch ( es ) . • Recharge or replace battery . • Weak or dead battery . Engine clicks but will • Clean battery terminals . not start • Corroded battery terminals . • Check all wiring . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check / replace solenoid or • Faulty solenoid or starter . starter . • Set in " Higher Cut " position / re - • Cutting too much grass / too Loss of power fast . duce speed . • Adjust throttle control . • Throttle in " CHOKE " position . 29
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Loss of power • Build - up of grass , leaves and • Clean underside of mower trash under mower , ( cont'd ) housing . • Dirty air filter . • Clean / replace air filter . • Low oil level / dirtyoil , • 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 carburetor , 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 adjustment . • See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . • Engine valves out of adjust - Contact an authorized service ment . center . Excessive vibration • Worn , bent or loose blade . • Replace blade . Tighten blade bolt . • Bent blade mandrel . • Replace blade mandrel . • Loose / damaged part ( s ) . • Tighten loose part ( s ) . Replace damaged parts . Engine continues to • Faulty operator - safety pres - • Check wiring , switches and run when operator connections . If not ence control system . leaves seat with at - corrected , contact an autho - tachment clutch en - rized service center / gaged department . Poor cut - uneven • Worn , Ioent or loose blade . • Replace blade . " nghten blade bolt . • Mower deck not level . • Level mower deck . • Buildup of grass , leaves , and • Clean underside of mower trash under mower . housing . • Bent blade mandrel . • Replace blade mandrel . • Clogged mower deck vent • Clean around mandrels to open holes from buildup of vent holes . grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . Mower blades will not • Obstruction in clutch mecha - Remove obstruction . rotate nism . • Worn / damaged mower drive Replace mower drive belt . belt . • Frozen idler pulley . Replace idler pulley . Frozen blade mandrel . Replace blade mandrel . 3O
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Poor grass discharge • Engine speed too slow . • Place throttle control in " FAST " position . • Travel speed too fast . • Shift to slower speed , • Wet grass . • Allow grass to dry before mow - ing , • Level mower deck . Poor grass discharge Mower deck not level . ( cont'd ) • Low / uneven tire air pressure . Check tires for proper air pres - sure . • Worn , bent or loose blade . • Replace / sharpen blade . " Rghten 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 . ! • Clogged mower deck vent • Clean around mandrels to open vent holes . holes from buildup of grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . Switch is " OFF " . Turn switch " ON " . Headlight ( s ) not working ( if so • Bulb ( s ) burned out . Replace bulb ( s ) . equipped ) • Faulty light switch . Check / replace light switch . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check wiring and connections . • Blown fuse . • Replace fuse , Battery will not • Bad battery cell ( s ) . • Replace battery . • Poor cable connections . charge • Check / clean all connections . • Faulty regulator ( if so • Replace regulator . equipped ) . • Faulty alternator . • Replace alternator . Loss of drive • Freewheel control in " disen - • Place freewheel control in " en - gaged " position . gaged " position . • Motion drive belt worn , dam - • Replace motion drive belt . aged or broken , • Air trapped in transmission • Purge transmission . during shipment or servicing . • Move throttle control to " SLOW " Engine " backfires " • Engine throttle control not set when turning engine at " SLOW " position for 30 position and allow to idle for 30 " OFF " seconds before stopping en - seconds before stopping en - gine . gine . 31
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 SCHEMATIC BLACK RED BATTERY I RED FUSE 15 AMP . AMMETER I _ BLACK ( OPTIONAL ) WHITE . . . . . . I SOLENOID RED RED L . . . . . . . 1 _ ! l STARTER CLUTCH / BRAKE ( PEDAL UP ) . . . . . . . . ( NSOETAOT CSCWUITPCIEHD ) _ IwHrrE L l ii . . . . _ . . . . . . i _ t L I I } LAC _ 1 BLACK llW SPARK • ( OPTIONAL ) eLACK _ { IGUNNITIITON _ ) PGLAUPG _ J ( 2 PLUGS ONGINES ) TWIN CYL EN CHARGING SYSTEM OUTPUT 28 VOLT _ AC MIN ( _ 3600 RPM 3 AMP OC @ 3 _ 0 { J RPM ( CHARGING SYSTEM OISCONNECTEDI MGHTING SYSTEM OUTPUT I 5 AM P AC @ _ RPM DIODE i oRANGE NOTE YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH A SPECIAL BROWN ALTERNATOR SYSTEM . THE LIGHTS ARE NOT CONNECTED TO THE BA ] - FERY , BUT HAVE CTHEIRE . OWN ELECTRICAL SOUR BECAUSE OF THIS , THE HEADLIGHTS BRIGHTNESS OF THE LIGHTS WILL CHANGE WITH ENGINE SPEED . AT IDLE THE LIGHTS - - 0 - - © F WILL DtM . AS THE ENGINE IS IGNITION SWITCH NON - REMOVABLE REMOVABLE SPEEDED UP , THE LIGHTS CONNECTIONS CONNECTIONS POSITION I CIRCUIT " MAKE " WILL BECOME THEIR BRIGHTEST . OFF NONE WIRING INSULATED CLIPS RUN ) LIGHTIG , + M + L B * L A ÷ Y NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR RUN B + L NONE SERVICING OF UNIT , THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED TO START B ÷ L + Si NONE PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING . 33
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 ELECTRICAL 41 26 ; = / / / I I 34
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO , DESCRIPTION t 163465 Battery 2 74760412 Bolt , He ; < 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 8 7603J Tray , Battery 10 145211 Bo _ , Btr Front 1 / 4 - 20 x 7 - 1 / 2 11 150109 HolddownBattery Front Mount 12 145769 Nut , Push Nylon BatteryFront 1 / 4 16 153664 Switch interlock Push - In 19 STD551125 Washer , Lock 1 / 4 20 73350400 Nut , Hex , Jam 1 / 4 - 20 21 166182 Harness , LightSocket ( w / 4152J ) 22 4152J Light Bulb 24 4799J Cable , Battery 25 146148 Cable , Battery 26 166180 Fuse 27 73510400 NUt Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 28 145491 Cable , Ground 29 121305X Switch , Seat 30 140301 Switch , ignition4 Position 31 124211X Nut , Ignition 32 141226 Cover , IgnitionSwitch 33 109310 ) ( Key , Molded , Craftsman 40 166145 Harness , Ignition 41 71110408 Bolt BIk Fin Hex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC x 1 / 2 42 131563 Cover , Terminal 43 145673 So _ n0id 44 73640400 Nut Keps Elk Hex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC 45 121433X Ammeter Rectangular 6 Amp 52 141940 Protectic _ Wn ire Loop ( Hour Meter ) 55 17490508 ScrewThdrol 5 / 16 - 18xl / 2 70 166658 Harness EngineB & S NOTE : _ L component dimensions given in U . S , inches 1 inch = 25.4 rnm 35
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES 28 58 12 53 7 14 37 23 54 3 3 74 38 _ 39 36
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Chassis 1 165583 2 140356 Drawt : ar 3 17490612 Screw , Thd . , Roll . 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 Type TT 4 S'T [ To51025 Washer 13 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Gauge 5 155272 Bumper Hood _ ash 9 161917X013 Dash , Silkscreaned 10 STD533710 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 11 155927 Panel , Dash , LH 12 145660 Clip Tinnerman Grille P / L 13 155934X010 Panel , Dash , RH 14 17490608 Screw , Thd . , Roll . 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2Type ' Fr 17 144,983 ) ( 558 Hood Assem _ y 18 126938X Bumper Hood 20 156437 Plate Mtg Battery Fuel Tank 23 124028X Bushing , Snap , Nylon , Fuel Une 25 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Gauge 26 S'TD541437 Locknut , Hex , w _ h insert 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 28 145198 ) ( 558 Grille , W / Clips MS - 558 29 155217X599 Lens , GrUie 30 151287X558 Fender / Footrest 31 138975 Bracket , Fender / Support 37 17490508 Screw , Thdrol . 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 TYT 38 139686 Pivot Bracket Assembly , LH , Mower , Rear 3 _ 13 _ 887 Pivot Bracket Assembly , RH , Mower , Rear 51 738004OO Nut Lock W / Insert 1 / 4 - 20 UNC 52 19091416 Washer 9 ! 32 X 7 [ 8 X 16 Ga . Bracket Grille Pickoff LH 53 145201 54 161464 Screw , Hex Wshd # 8 - 18 x 7 / 8 55 145202 Bracket Grille Pickoff RH 57 STD552507 Bolt FinHex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC X . 75 58 140547 Air Duct P / L 18HP B & S Opp , Twin 60 72140606 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 Dash Lower STLT 64 15479 _ 74 STD541437 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 140 158418 Bracket Suspension Front Plate Reinforcement STLT 142 165867 143 154966 Bracket Swaybar Chassis 144 154207 Bracket FoottestSTLT 145 156524 Rod PivotChassis / Hood - - 5479J Plug Bm BIk , 359 Dia Ch / Inf NOTE : All Componentdimensions given inU , S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 37
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 GROUND DRIVE 70 116 _ . 151 51 3O 61 52 27 84 22 104 55 77 26 " _ . - - - - 2 93 105 • J 75 38
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 GROUND DRIVE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 . . . . . . Transaxle ( See Breakdown ) 71 140158 Strap Torque Lh Hydro 18 / 20 " T HydroGear Model 319 - 0650 72 19132012 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 12 Ga . 2 142431 Spring , Return , Brake 73 156347 Strap Torque Rh Hydro 0650 3 143995 Pulley , Transaxle 74 121199X Spacer , Split 8 165866 RodShiftFenderAdjust 75 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 10 STD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 1 CAD Gauge 14 10040400 Washer LockH _ y HelicaJ 78 STDr _ 1075 E - Ring 16 STD541431 Nut LockHex W / Ins . 5 / 16 - 18 77 123583X Key , Square Unc 78 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 18 STD523710 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 Unc x 1 Gauge Gr . 5 81 1655 _ 1 ShaftAsm Cross Tapered650 20 19 STD541437 NutLockHexW / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 82 165711 SpringTorsion 21 130564 Knob , Deluxe 1 / 2 - 13 83 19171216 Washer 17 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 22 145627 Rod , Brake Hydro 84 165815 Unk Transaxle0650 LT / YT / STL 24 73350600 Nut , Hex Jam 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 89 164890X428 Console , Shift 25 106888X Spring , Brake Rod 90 124346X Nut Self - ThdWsh - hd 1 / 4 Zinc 26 S'TO551037 Washer 93 142564 Line FuelHydro 4 " 27 STD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 3 / 4 CAD . 94 140462 Fan , Hydro 7 " 28 145204 Rod , Parking Brake 95 144643 Control BypassHydro 20 " Tires 29 124 _ Cap , Parking Brake 96 4497H RetainerSpring1 " Zinc ! Cad 30 130607 Bracket , Transaxle 97 140469 KeeperBolt Rh Hydro 0750 . 18 / 32 74760512 Bolt Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 3 / 4 20 " 34 155071 Shaft , Foot Pedal 98 73510600 Nut Kaps Hex 3 / 8 16 Unc Washer Bellville . 501D x 1.50D 35 120183X Beanng , Nylon 102 141322 36 19211616 Washer 103 73940800 Nut Hex Jam Toplock 1 / 4 - 20 Unf 37 1572H Pin , Roll Arm , ControlHydro 38 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat 104 140156 39 STD523727 Bolt 105 71070516 Screw Cap Hex 5 / 16 x 18 x 1 BoltCarr . 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.25 40 4470J Spacer , Split 116 72110610 Bolt Hex Flghd5 / 16 - 18 Gr . 5 41 165838 Keeper , Belt Idler 145 74490540 42 19131312 Washer 13i32x13 / 16x12 146 744905 - 36 BoltHex Flghd 5 / 16 - 18 x 2 - 1 / 4 Gauge 147 74490524 Bolt Hex Plghd 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 2 47 127783 Pulley , idler , V - Groove 150 165850 BushingBellcrankGrd Drive 48 154407 BeUcrankClutch Grnd Dry STL 151 19133210 Washer 13 / 32x2x 10Ga . Washer Srcted5 / 161D x 1.125 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 156 166002 50 STD523715 Bolt 157 153236 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 Unc - 2A 51 STD541437 NutCrownlock 3 / 8 - 16UNC 158 165.589 Bracket Shift Mount 52 STD541431 Nut , Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18 Unc 159 165494 Hub Tapered Flange Shift Lt 53 105710X Link , Clutch 160 19292016 Washer 29 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga 55 l ( Y57 ( _ X Spring , Return , Clutch 161 72140406 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr 5 56 STD523712 BoltHex 3 / 8 - 16x1 - 1 / 4 Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 57 140294 V - Belt , Ground Drive 162 73680400 Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 20 Unc x 1 59 140312 Keeper , Center Span 163 74780416 Gr5 61 17490612 Screw Thdrol . 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 Ty . " IT 164 19091010 Washer 5 / 8 x . 281 x 10 Ga Bracket Pivot Lever 62 8883R Cover , Pedal 165 165623 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 63 140186 Pulley , Engine 166 166880 BoltShoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x 561 64 71170764 Bolt Hex 7 / 16 - 20 x 4 Gr . 5 168 165492 65 STD551143 Washer 169 165580 Plate Fastening 66 154778 Keeper Belt Engine Hydro 70 134683 Guide Belt RH Engine NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mrn 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 STEERING ASSEMBLY • : \ _ _ L - _ oo _ . - i i 37 - - - - . - _ I 62 44 4O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 STEERING ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 139768 Steering Wheel 2 154427 Front Axle Assembly 3 156483 Spindle Aasembly , LH . 4 157473 Spindle Assembly , 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 , Steering Column 10 156438 Link , Drag 11 STD551137 Washer , Lock 13 154779 Spacer , Bearing , Front Axle 15 73901000 Nut , Lock , Flange 5 / 8 - 11 UNC 17 156546 Shaft Assembly , Steering 18 57079 Washer , Thrust . 515 x . 750 x . 033 19 160395 Support , Shaft Screw Hex Wsh hd Torx 22 165857 23 165851 Pittman Shaft Assembly 25 154406 Bracket , Steering 26 126847X Bushing , Unk , Drag 27 136874 Gear , Sector 28 19131416 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 29 17490612 Screw , Thd . , Roll . 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 Pin 30 STD561210 32 130465 Rod , Tie 36 155O99 Bushing , Steering 37 152927 Screw Ti " # 10 - 32x 5 x 3 / 8 Flange 38 139769 Insert , Steering Wheel 39 19133808 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 - 3 / 8 x 8 Gauge 40 STD541537 Gripce Nut 41 100711L Adaptor , Steering Wheel 42 145 ( To4 Beet , Steering Dash P / L Mtl BIk 43 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 44 153720 Extension Steering Non - Adjust 46 121232 Cap , Spindle 47 685,5M Fitting , Grease 51 73800500 Nut LockHx W / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 54 74780520 Bolt FinHex 5 / 16 - 18 UNC x 1 - 1 / 4 62 167902 Kit , Steering Assembly , Service 63 74780616 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 unc . x 1 Gr . 5 65 154780 Spacer Axle 66 1544O4 Bearing Arm Piftman 67 74781044 Bolt Fin Hex 5 / 8 - 11 unc x 2 - 3 / 4 68 154429 Brace Axle 79 19132012 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 12 Ga 80 74950612 Bolt Hex Nylon 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 NOTE : All component dimensions given in US , inches 1 inch = 254 mm 41
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 ENGINE 6 26 i i 31 , _ . _ - - / 39 33 29 \ OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT I Spark Arrester 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 ENGINE KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 162152 Control Throt Paddle32 22 2 17720410 Screw Rex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 2 £ , x5 / 8T 3 Engine ( See Breakdown ) Briggs Model NO . 42E707 - 2631 - El 4 1497 ' 23 Muffler Exhaust 5 144069 Exhaust Asm . Left 6 144068 Exhaust Asm . Right 7 138129 ClampTube Double Engine 8 150176 Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 UNC X 3 / 4 W / Seres 10 145552 Heat Shield U 11 STD551125 Washer Lock Hvy . Helical 1 / 4 12 STD522507 Bolt Fin Hex 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 13 165287 Gasket Muffler 14 13280336 Nipple Pipe 4 - 1 / 2 " 15 13200300 Elbow Std 90 Degree 3 / 8 - 18 Npt 16 STD5512 " 37 Washer Lock Ext Tooth 3 / 8 17 17490624 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16xl * 1 / 2Tytt 23 15988O Shield Browning / Debris Guard 25 145996 Contro _ Choke 26 73820600 Nut Keps 3 / 8 - 24 Unf 27 152927 Screw TT # 10 - 32 x 5 x 3 / 8 Flange 29 137180 ArrestorSpark Tank Fuel 3 50 Rear 31 157103 32 161696 Cap FuelGuage STLT 33 123487X Clamp Hose BIk 34 106082X Spacer Pad 35 17490512 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 TYT 37 8543R Une Fuel 38 Plug Oil Drain ( See Engine Breakdown ) 39 109227X Pad Idler 1.75 x . 75 x . 06 81 128861 Nut , Flange 1 / 4 - 20 Starter Nut NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 SEAT ASSEMBLY KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . Se _ t 12 121246X BracketPntMounting Switch 1 140122 2 140551 Bracket Pnt Pivot Seat ( blk ) 13 121248X Bushing Snap BIkNy150 Id Bolt Rdhd ShtNk 1 / 4 - 20x1 - 1 / 2 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16unc X 1 14 72050412 3 74760616 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 X 3 / 4 X 10Ga 15 134300 Spacer Split28 X 96 Zinc SpringCprsn 1 27 BIkPet 5 145O06 Clip Push In Hinged 16 121250X Nut Hex Lock w / Ins 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 17 123976X Nut Lock1 / 4 L . geFigGr 5 Zinc 6 STO541437 BoltShoulder5 / 16 - 18 Unc - 2A 7 124181X Spring Seat Cprsn 2 250 SIkZi 21 153236 Nut Hex Lockw / Ins5 / 16 - 18 8 17490616 ScrewThdrol 3 / 8 - 16 X 1 Ty - tt 22 STD541431 Washer 17132X 1 - 3 / 16 X 12 Ga . 9 19131614 Washer 13 / 32 X 1 X 14 Ga 24 19171912 BoltShoulder5 / 16 - 18 X 62 10 155925 Pan Pet Seat ( blk ) 25 127018X 11 166369 Knob Seat NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 44
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 DECAL 1 9 11 2 2O 14 14 13 KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION NO . NO . NO . NO . Decal , Battery Diehard Sears 1 156439 Decal Fender Danger Sears 19 138047 Decal Deck EZ3 Decal Fend Auto Sears Gold 20 166887 2 163205 5 165389 Decal HP Engine 22 149516 Decal Battery 6 133644 Decal Maint Customer 23 167181 Decal , Replacement Decal Lift Handle SearsDom - - 138311 Decal , Drawbar Cntrl . Mvl . Hyd . 9 163204 Decal Fender / Hood Logo - - 142341 Lt . 11 156811 Decal Fender STLTH Oper Inst Pad Footrest Lh STLT E / S - - 154515 Pad Footrest Rh STLT Decal V - belt Dr Sch Tractor E - - 154516 13 146046 14 166799 Decal Dash Panel - - 168316 Manual , Owner's ( English ) Decal Mower Drive Schematic - - 168317 Manual , Owner's ( Spanish ) 15 160396 KEY PART WHEELS & TIRES NO , NO , DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Valve Cap , Tire 2 65139 Stem , Valve 2 _ 5,8 3 106222X Tire , Front 4,10 4 59904 Tube , Front33re ( Not Provided , Service Item 3,9 Only ) 5 106732X427 Rim , Front 11 6 2781 - 1 Fitting , Gease ( Front Wheel Only ) 7 9040H Bearing , Flange ( Front wheel Only ) 8 10610BX427 Rim , Rear 9 138468 Tire , Rear 10 7152J Tube , RearTire ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 11 104757X Cap , Axle - - 144334 Sealant , Tire ( 10 oz Tube ) NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 45
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 LIFT ASSEMBLY 5 3 13 2 6 6 5 11 13 19 20 20 13 13 _ 31 32 _ 19 32 46
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 LIFT ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159460 Lift Lever InnerWire Asm , 2 159471 Shaft Asm . Lift 3 105767X Pin Groove 4 12000002 ERing 5 19211621 Washer21i32x 1 x21Ga . 6 120183X Beadng Ny _ cog 7 125631X Grip Handle Fluted 8 122 " 365X Button Plunger Read 11 139865 Link Asm Lift LH . 12 13.9666 Link Asm L ; ' ftR , H . 13 STD624008 Retainer Spdng 15 12 " 7218 Link Front 16 73 , , 950800 Nut Jam Hex 1 / 2 - 13 Unc 17 130171 Trunnion B _ kZ _ nc 18 73680800 Nut Lock W / Wsh 1 / 2 - 13 Unc 19 139668 Arm Suspension Mower 20 163552 Retainer Spring 31 140502 Bearing , Pvt . IJft . Spherical 32 73540600 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 24 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 47
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 MOWER DECK 76 71 32 58 17 = 21 21 22 113 111 I 4 25 16 27 4 \ 21 48
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 MOWERDECK KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO , NO , 1 164961 Mower Housing 59 141043 Guard , Tuv idler ( 94 ) Bolt 67 162113 Knob Custom Oval 2 STD533107 V - Be _ 3 138017 BracketAssembly , Sway Bar , 68 144200 Front 71 142427 Rod , Clutch , Prima _ y , with Nibs 4 138440 BracketAssembly , Sway Bar 72 131870 Spring , Return 5 STD6240O6 R _ ainer Spring 73 127847 Arm , Clutch , Secondary 6 130832 Arm , Suspension , Rear 74 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Ga . 8 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 75 12000029 Ring , Klip 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 76 128903 Bolt , Shoulder 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1.44 10 14O296 Washer , Hardened 11 134149 Blade , Mulching 77 127845 Keeper , Spring 12 129895 Bearing , Ball 78 160570 Arm , Clutch , Primary 13 137645 Shaft . Assembly , Mandrel , 79 127498 Bushing , Large , Brass Vented ( incl . Key Number6 ) 80 153701 Spring , Mower Clutch 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 81 73350600 Nut , Hex Jam 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 15 110485X Bearing , Ball , Mandrel 82 14L : _ 8 Trunnion Adj . 94 16 140329 Stripper , Vented Mower Deck 83 120958 ) ( Washer Sintered 17 72110610 Bolt , Cardage 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 4 84 156084 Keeper Belt Idler 18 7214 _ OO6 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 85 72140620 Bolt Carriage3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 2 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 92 _ 1437 Locknut , Hex W / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 20 159770 UNC Baffle , Vortex 21 STD541431 Nut , CrownJod ( 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 101 136420 Cover Mulching42 " Black Stiffener Bracket 102 71161010 Screw Truss Hd Phil10 - 24x5 / 8 22 134753 Washer # 10 23 131267 Bracket , Deflector 103 19061216 Washer Lock 24 165304X Cap , Sleeve 104 STD551110 25 123713 ) ( Spring , Torsion , Deflector 105 160793 LatchAsm Bagger 26 110452X Nut , Push 106 2029J NutWeld 27 130968 Shield , Deflector 111 155197 Bracket Gauge , Wheel LH 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32 x 5 / 8 x 16 Ca . 112 155198 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel RH 29 131491 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 Rod , Hinge 113 17490512 30 157722 Screw Thdrol RoilingWsh Hd 114 73510500 Nut , Hex Keps 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 31 1L : X3 _ 63 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 UNC x 1 / 2 Washer , Spacer 115 72110504 32 153535 Bolt , Shoulder Pulley , Mandrel 116 4898H 33 137266 Nut , Toplock , Flanged 117 165746 Wheel , Gauge 34 STD533717 Bolt 116 73.930600 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 35 133835 Fastner , ChristmasTree 119 19121414 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 14 Ca . 36 131494 Bracket Pulley , idler , Flat 121 143723 Washer Felt 37 19131316 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 16 Ca . 128 153 : . ' . ' . ' . ' . ' . ' . ' . ' _ 40 ST [ _ 541437 Nut , Crownleck 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 129 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ca . 41 13.3551 Rod , Pivot , with Nibs Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 43 140O83 Rod , Clutch , Secondary , w / Nibs 130 s'rD523710 Gr . 5 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , L . H . Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 45 STD624003 Retainer 131 STD533710 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 8 x 3 Ca . 46 137729 Screw , Thd . Rolr1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 132 19132203 Washer Thrust . 75 x 1.230 Washer , Hardened 141 6266H 48 133944 Mandrel Assembly ( Ineludes 49 15.5066 RollerAssembly , Cam Follower - - 130794 Key Numbers 6 - 10 , 12 - 15 , 31 50 131340 Bolt , Shoulder # 10 - 24 Grade 5 and 32 ) 51 STD541410 Locknut - - 164963 Mower Deck , Complete ( Std 52 1 _ Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC deck - order separately mulcher 53 131845 Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake plate components key nos . 101 54 133943 Washer , Hardened 106 ) 55 155O46 Arm , Idler NOTE : All component dimensions given in US . inches 56 122052X Spacer , Retainer 58 140086 Spring , Torsion Brakes 42 " 1 inch = 25.4 mm 49
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 HYDRO GEAR TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 319 - 0650 5 / 23 ' , " _ _ 11O1 . ' & . ' _ " " _ ' _ I _ , 92 93 _ , _ P _ a9 _ g 90 $ 3 S _ 900 ~ - r , ; J 113 ¸ 5O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 HYDRO GEAR TRANSAXLE - . MODEL NUMBER 319 - 0650 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 142930 Housing , Lower 43 142884 Washer 7 / 16x 7 / B x . 060 2 142931 Assembly , UpperHousing 44 150829 DifferentialAssembly 3 142932 Seal , Up 52 142991 Washer 3 / 4 x 1.5 x . 13 4 142928 Ring , Wire Retaining 53 142961 Seal . 75 x t 25 x . 250 5 1 _ Ring , Retaining 56 142963 Shaft , input 6 142934 Bearing , Shaft Ball 58 142964 Bolt 1 / 4 - 20 x 1,38 7 1429 _ 5 Bearing , Cradle 59 142965 Pin . 50D x . 43 IO x . 750 8 150771 Bearing , Thrust 30 x 52 x 13 62 142966 Arm , Control 9 142937 Swashplate , Vadable 63 142967 Puck , Dampener 13 142958 Block , CylinderAssembly 84 142920 , . SeSt crew 14 142939 Arm , Trunnion 68 142969 Spdng 15 142940 Seal , Lip 69 144610 Stud 5 / 16 - 24 17 142941 Guide , Slot 83 142971 Jacksheft Assembly 16 150772 Shaft , Motor 85 150606 Jackshaft 19 150773 Bearing , Thrust 42 x 68 x 16 88 142973 Screw , Cap 23 142944 Block , CyJinderAssembly 89 142974 Washer 7 / t6 x t x 1 / 2 24 142945 Seal , Up 10 x 25 x 7 90 142975 Sleeve Bearing 25 142946 Actuator , Bypass 91 142976 Seal , Wiper 2 _ 150774 Center Section Assembly tqt 92 142977 Spnng , Block 27 142948 Seal , Lip 26 x 42 x 8 93 142978 Washer , Block Thrust 28 142949 Ring , Retaining 113 142917 Cap , Vent Assembly 29 t4 _ 50 Washer 26 x 35 x t 114 142918 Fitting , O - Ring Assembly 30 150787 Plate , Bypass 119 142980 Spacer 34 142951 Oil Filter Element 134 144607 Nut , Castle 5 / 16 - 24 35 142952 Arm , Bypass 135 144608 Pin , Cotter 36 142953 Ring , Retaining 139 150775 Spring , Compression 37 142954 Arm , Actuating 140 150776 Nut , Hex 5 / 16 - 24 38 142955 Pin , Actuating 900 150071 TransaxJeComplete 39 150777 Bolt 5 / 16 - 24 x t - 3 / 4 40 150778 Locknut , Hex 5 / 16 - 24 UNJC NOTE : All component dimensions given in U S inches 41 142958 Brake Rotor / StatorKit 1 inch = 25.4 mm 51
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 BRIGGS & STRA'I'TON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 2631 - E1 534 642 523 842 535 422 J 27 1 284A Isoo ] ÷ - - _ " 445 235 284 525 ! 161 524 0 537 52
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 BRIGGS & STRATrON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 2631 - E1 1358 GASKET SET ] _ 51 ' 861 PUMP REPAIR KIT ] 51A1 121 CARBURETOR KITi 5 52 205 634 _ = _ 202 _ 203 257 102 52 54 78 468 _ 332 Q 7s 188 @ 1006 337 383 53
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 BRIGGS & STRATrON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 2631 - E1 801 783 653 44 I _ _ _ _ _ ' _ 201 209A 209 414 207 y 307 229 592 54
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 BRIGGS & STRATrON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 2631 - E1 305 305 304 ' _ 307 308 306 305 . % . 307 306 55
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 2631 - 1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 497074 Cylinder Assembly 53 93970 Screw , Hex Head , 2 399 _ 65 Bushing Carburetor to Manitc _ d 3 391086 * Seal , Oil 54 93208 Screw , Phillips 4 493304 Sump , Engine 75 22 ! 51t Washer , Spring 5 493457 Head , Cylinder # 1 78 95039 Screw , Hex 5A 493458 Head , Cylinder _ 91 499 " 281 Body Assembly , Upper 7 271867 * Gasket , Cylinder Head # 1 95 93499 Screw , Seres 7A 271868 * Gasket , Cylinder Head # 2 96 221939 Valve , Throttie 8 495754 Breather Aasembly # 1 97 499172 Shaft , Throttle 8A 222892 Cover , BreatherCylinder # 2 98 91920 Screw , Fillister Head ( Used Only on Key # 972 , 99 26157 Spring , Throttle Adjust AirBafflewithHoles for Mounting ) 102 271607 * * Gasket , CarburetorBody 9 27803 * Gasket , Breather 103 298514 Float , Carburetor 10 94392 Screw , Seres 104 231435 * * Pin , Float Hinge 10A 94830 Screw , Seres 105 394682 * * Valve , Needle 11 280225 Tube , Breather 107 499655 BodyAssembly , Lower 12 273208 * Gasket , Crankcase , . 015 " Thick 108 225373 Valve , Choke 271188 * Gasket , Crankcase , . 005 " Thick 109 392673 Shaft , Choke 271189 * Gasket , Crankcase , . 009 " Thick 116 280474 * O - Ring 13 94565 Screw , Cylinder Head 117 232018 Jet , Needle Valve , Fixed 15 94239 Plug , Oil Drain 232022 Jet , Needle Valve , Fixed , 16 394028 Crankshaft High Altitude 94196 Timing Gear Key 119 94152 Screw , Hex Head 19 399264 Bushing 121 491539 Carburetor Kit 20 291675 * Seal , Oil 125 19306 Carburetor 22 94724 Screw , Seres 127 223472 * * Plug , Welch 23 491180 _ 147 497684 Jet , Pilot 24 222698 Key , Flywheel 161 496599 Base , Air Cleaner 25 498584 Piston Assembly , Standard Size 165 94289 Nut , Wing 498585 PistonAssembly , . 010 " Oversize 187 299146 Une , Fuel , 28 " Long ( Cutto S 498586 Piston Assembly , . 020 " Oversize 188 94627 Screw 498587 PistonAssembly , . 030 " Oversize 201 262683 Unk 26 394959 Ring Set , Standard Size 202 262684 Unk 394960 Ring Set , . 010 " Oversize 203 280997 Crank , Bell 394,961 Ring Set , . 020 " Oversize 205 93971 Screw , Hex Head 394962 Ring Set , . 030 " Oversize 206 94298 Nut 27 263129 Lock , PistonPin 207 262337 Spring , Control , Rod 28 498319 Pin , Piston , Standard Size 209 262352 Spring , Governor 391286 Pin , Piston , , 005 " Oversize 209A 261563 Spring , GovernorIdle 29 394306 Rod , Connecting , Standard Size 219 394348 Gear , Governor 397158 Rod , Connecting , . 020 " Undersize 219A 393415 Oit Stinger 32 94671 Screw , Connec _ ng Rod 220 222773 Washer , Thrust 33 390420 Valve , Exhaust 222 491282 Bracket , Control 34 261528 Valve , Intake 224 94297 Screw , Torx @ 35 65906 Spring , Valve , Intake 36 26828 Spring , Valve , Exhaust * Included in Gasket Set ( 495868 ) 40 221596 Retainer , Valve , Intake * * Included in Carburetor Kit ( 491539 ) 41 292260 Retainer , Valve , Exhaust * * * Included in Carburetor Kit ( 491539 ) , 42 4.94553 Keeper , VaNe and PumpRepair Kit ( 393397 ) 45 261368 Tappet , Valve * * * * Included in Gasket Set ( 495868 ) , 46 214484 Gear , Cam and Carburetor Kit ( 491539 ) 50 213L : x30 Manifold , Intake 51 271412 * * * * Gasket , CarburetorMounting NOTE : Allcomponent dimensionsgiven in U . S . ir ' , che _ 51A 281412 Spacer , Carburetor 1 inch = 25.4 mm 52 270684 * Gasket , Intake Manifold Mounting 56
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270781 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 2631 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 227 491297 LeverAssembly , Governor 569 272645 * Gasket , Base 229 62199 Washer 572 224816 Baffle , Air , Cylinder # 2 230 223882 Washer , GovernorCrank , Inside 573 491304 Plate , Back 235 224g _ 5 Shield , Fuel Spray 592 92278 Nut , Hex . 240 394358 Filter , Fuel 601 93053 Clamp , Hose 244 230 _ 18 Connector , Fuel Line 615 94296 Retainer , E - Ring 257 93897 Screw , Seres 615A 263080 Retainer 284 94674 Screw , Hex Head 616 491530 Crank , Governer 284A 94882 Screw , Hex Head 634 271013 * * Washer , Throttle Shaft 304 495469 Housing , Blower , Red 634A 491287 * Seal , GovernorShaft 305 94786 Screw , Seres 635 66538 Boot , Spark Plug 306 222846 Shield , Cylinder 642 225008 Cover , Air Cleaner 306A 223734 Shield , Cylinder 643 496700 Plate , Air Cleaner 307 94930 Screw , Serf - Tapping 653 93585 Screw , Hex Head 308 224774 Cover , Air Guide 726 391362 Gear , Ring 308A 224775 Cover , Air Guide ( Includes MountingParts ) 309 497596 Motor , Starter 741 262989 Gear , " i3ming 310 94003 Bolt , Thru 783 280104 Gear , Starter 311 497608 BrushSet 801 394860 Cap , Drive 332 _ 74 Nut , Hex 802 497607 Cap , End 333 394891 Armature , Magneto 803 497604 Housing , Starter 334 94731 Screw , Seres 819 94675 Screw , Hex Head 337 802592 Plug , Spark 842 2713920 * Seal , Cap 356 494705 Wire , Stop 847 495715 TubeAssembly , Oil 358 495868 Gasket Set 851 493880 Terminal , Cable 363 19203 Flywheel Puller 858 270989 * * * Diaphragm , Carburetor 383 89838 Wrench , Spark Plug 859 271025 * * * Gasket , Pump 391 280197 Body , Pump 860 261358 * * * Spring , Diaphragm 392 261395 * * * Spring , Diaphragm 861 393397 Repair Kit , Pump 394 272638 * * * Diaphragm , Carburetor 868 497212 Seal , Valve 414 220680 Washer 869 261463 Seat , Valve , Intake 422 222875 Bracket , Oil Fill 870 213316 Seat , Valve , Exhaust 432 221377 " * * Cap , Spdng 871 261961 Sushing , Guide ( Exhaust Only ) 434 223688 Cover , Diaphragm 231218 Bushing , Guide ( Intake , Brass ) 435 93829 Screw , Diaphragm Cover 877 393456 Wire , Alternator 445 394019 Filter , Air 881 495901 Plate , Cover 468 497908 Screen , Rotating 955 397882 Plug and Seal , Solenoid 474 3.93474 Alternator 1005 281053 Fan , Fiywhe _ 482 93621 Screw , 1006 224901 Retainer , Fan 510 49 _ Drive , Starter 1019 496726 Label Kit 523 494947 Cap , Oil Fill 1090 97605 Retainer , Brush 524 271157 * SeaI , FillTube 2500 42E707 - 2631 ReplaosmentEngine 525 4.95348 Tube , Oil Fill ( Includes Seals - - - - 498543 Replacement Shortbieck 528 393815 Hose , Vacuum 534 94823 Screw , Air Cleaner * Included in Gasket Set ( 495868 ) 535 272490 Filter , Air * * Included in Carburetor Kit ( 491539 ) 537 271411 * * * * Gasket , Air Cleaner * * * Included in Carburetor Kit ( 49 ! 539 ) , 544 497603 Armature , Starter and Pump RepairKit ( 393397 ) 552 262332 Lower Sushing , Governor * " * * Included in Gasket Set ( 495868 ) , 552A 262331 Upper Bushing , Governor and Carburetor Kit ( 491539 ) 556 93585 Screw , Hex Head 562 93853 Bolt , Governor Lever NOTE : All component dimensions given in US . inches 567 94811 Screw , Hex Head , 1 inch = 25.4 mm Back Plate to Cylinder 57
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL , NOT ACROSS HILL u1 _ o I / % Operate your Tractor up and down the face of slopes ( not I il _ greater than 15 ° ) never across the face . Make turns gradu - iiI _ ally to prevent tipping or loss of control . Exercise extreme I ] caution when changing direction on slopes .
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For in - home major brand repair service : Call 24 hours a day , 7 days a week 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME sM ( 1 - 800 - 469 - 4663 ) Para pedir servicio de reparacibn a domicilio 1 - 800 - 676 - 5811 In Canada for all your service and parts needs call Au Canada pour tout le service ou les pi _ ces 1 - 800 - 665 - 4455 For the repair or replacement parts you need : Call 6 am - 11 pm CST , 7 days a week PartsDirect sM 1 - 800 - 366 - PART ( 1 - 800 - 366 - 7278 ) Para ordenar piezas con entrega a domicilio 1 - 800 - 659 - 7084 For the location of a Sears Parts and Repair Center in your area : Call 24 hours a day , 7 days a week 1 - 800 - 488 - 1222 For information on purchasing a Sears Maintenance Agreement or to inquire about an existing Agreement : Call 9 am - 5 pm , Monday - Saturday 1 - 800 - 827 - 6655 8E 8 Home Central ° M 168316 Rev . 1 08.25.99 SV Printed in U . S . A
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0150071 Transaxle
1142930 Housing
113142917 Vent cap
114142918 Fitting
119142980 Spacer
13142938 Block, cylinder assembly
134144607 Nut, castle 5/16 - 24
135144608 Pin, cotter
139150775 Spring, compresison
14142939 Arm, trunnion
140150776 Nut, hex 5/16-24
15142940 Seal - lip
17142941 Guide, slot
18150772 Shaft, motor
19150773 Bearing, thrust 42 x 68 x 16
2142931 Housing
23142944 Block, cyliner assembly
24142945 Seal, lip 10 x 68 x 16
25142946 Actuator
26150774 Center section assembly kit
27142948 Seal, lip, 26 x 42 x 8
28142949 Ring , retainer
29142950 Washer
3142932 Seal, lip 15 x 35 x 7
30150787 Plate, bypass
34142951 Oil filter element
35142952 Bypass arm
36142953 Ring , retainer
37142954 Arm, actuating
38142955 Actuating pin
39150777 Bolt 5/16 - 24 x 1- 3/4
4142928 Wire
40150778 Hex lock nut 5/16-24 unjf (nylon insert)
41142958 Brake
43142884 Washer
44150829 Differential assembly
5142933 Ring, ret 1.56 int
52142991 Washer, 3/4 id x 1-1/2 od x .13 thk
53142961 Seal
56142963 Shaft
58142964 Bolt
59142965 Pin
6142934 Bearing
62142966 Arm
63142967 Puck
64142920 Set screw
68142969 Spring
69144610 Stud 5/16 - 24
7142935 Bearing
8150771 Brg, thrust ball 30 x 52 x 13
83142971 Jackshaft
85150806 Jack shaft
88142973 Capscrew
89142974 Washer
9142937 Swashplate, variable
90142975 Sleeve bearing
91142976 Seal, wiper
92142977 Spring
93142978 Washer
05110S Tune up kit (spring 2002)
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
033004 Tune-up kit (includes air filter, spark plug, o...
0168316 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0142341 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
06479J Plug btn blk .359 dia ch/inf
0168317 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0136311 Decal lift handle
1163465 Battery
10145211 Bolt, btr front 1/4-20 x 7-1/2
11150109 Holde down battery dash mount
12145769 Nut, push nylon battery front 1/4
16153664 Switch interlock push-in
19STD551125 Washer, lock 1/4
274760412 Bolt
2073350400 Nut
21166182 Harness
224152J Bulb
244799J Cable
25146148 Cable
26166180 Fuse
2773510400 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
28145491 Cable
29121305X Seat switch
30140301 Ignition switch
31124211X Nut ignition
32141226 Cover key switch
33109310X Molded key
40166145 Harness . igniter
4171110408 Bolt
42131563 Cover
43145673 Solenoid
4473640400 Nut
45121433X Ammeter rectangular 6 amp
52141940 Protectoin wire loop (hour meter)
5517490508 Screw
70166658 Engine harness
87603J Tray
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0168316 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0142341 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
06479J Plug btn blk .359 dia ch/inf
0168317 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0136311 Decal lift handle
1165583 Chassis
10STD533710 Bolt, carriage 3/8-16 x 1
11155927 Panel, dash, rh
12145660 Clip tinnerman grille p / l
13155934X010 Panel, dash, rh
1417490608 Screw
140158418 Bracket suspension
142165867 Plate . reinforcement
143154966 Bracket swaybar chassis
144154207 Bracket footrest stlt
145156524 Rod pivot chassis/hood
17144983X558 Hood asssembly
18126938X Bumper hood
2140356 Drawbar
20156437 Plate mtg battery fuel tank
23124028X Bushing, snap, nylon, fuel line
2519131312 Washer
26STD541437 Locknut, hex, with insert 3/8-16 unc
28145198X558 Grille, w/clips ms-558
29155217X599 Lens grille
317490612 Screw, thd. roll 3/8-16 x 3/4 type tt
30151287X558 Fender/footrest
31139976 Support bracket
3717490508 Screw
38139886 Pivot bracket
39139887 Pivot bracket
4STD551025 Washer 13/32 x 3/4 x 16 gauge
5155272 Hood bumper
5173800400 Lock nut
5219091416 Washer
53145201 Bracket
54161464 Screw, spiderloc hex hd #8 x 7/8
55145202 Bracket
57STD552507 Bolt fin hex 1/4-20 unc x .75
58140547 Air duct p/l 18hp b and s opp. twin
6072140606 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 3/4
64154798 Lower Bracket assembly, clutch, mounting evx
74STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
9161917X013 Dash, silkscreened
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0168316 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0142341 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
06479J Plug btn blk .359 dia ch/inf
0168317 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0136311 Decal lift handle
1N/P Transaxle hydro gear model 319-0650
10STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 1 cad
102141322 Washer
10373940800 Nut
104140156 Control arm
10571070516 Screw
11672110610 Bolt
1410040400 Washer lock hvy helical
14574490540 Hex flange bolt
14674490536 Bolt hex flghd 5/16-18 x 2-1/4
14774490524 Bolt hex flghd 5/16-18 x 1-1/2
150165850 Bell bushing
15119133210 Washer
156166002 Serrated washer
157153236 Bolt shoulder 5/16-18 unc-2a
158165589 Shift
159165494 Hub tapered range shift lt
16STD541431 Nut lock hex w/ins. 5/16-18 unc
16019292016 Washer
16172140406 T bolt
16273680400 Lock nut
16374760416 Bolt hex fin 1/4-20 unc x 1 gr.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
18STD523710 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr.5
19STD541437 Nut lock hex w/wsh 3/8-16 unc
2142431 Spring
21130564 Knob pistol
22145627 Hy 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
29124236X Cap, parking brake
3143995 Pulley
30130807 Mounting bracket
3274760512 Bolt hex hd 5/16-18 unc x 3/4
34155071 Shaft assembly pedal foot lt/stlt
35120183X Bearing
3619211616 Washer
371572H Pin, roll
38131494 Pulley, idler, flat
39STD523727 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
59140312 Keeper, center span
6117490612 Screw thdrol 3/8-16 x 3/4 ty tt
628883R Pedal cover
63140186 Engine pulley
6471170764 Bolt hex 7/16-20 x 4 gr. 5
65STD551143 Washer
66154778 Keeper - belt
70134683 Keeper
71140158 Strap
7219132012 Washer
73156347 Torque strap
74121199X Spacer, split
75121749X Washer
76STD581075 E-ring
77123583X Square key
78121748X Washer
8165866 Rod shift fender adjust stlt
81165591 Shaft assembly cross tapered 650 20
82165711 Shift spring
8319171216 Washer
84165815 Link transaxle 0650 lt/yt/stl
89164890X428 Shift console
90124346X Nut
93142564 Fuel line
94140462 Fan
95144643 Control bypass hydro 20" tires
964497H Retainer spring 1" zinc/cad
97140469 Bolt
9873510600 Nut
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0168316 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0142341 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
06479J Plug btn blk .359 dia ch/inf
0168317 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0136311 Decal lift handle
1139768 Steering wheel
10156438 Link drag extended stamped
11STD551137 Washer, lock
13154779 Spacer, bearing, front axle
1573901000 Nut
17156546 Shaft, assembly strg private label
1857079 Washer
19160395 Support shaft
2154427 Front axle assembly
22165857 Screw, hex wash head torx
23165851 Shaft, assembly pittman
25154406 Bracket, steering
26126847X Bushing
27136874 Sector gear
2819131416 Washer
2917490612 Screw, thd. roll 3/8-16 x 3/4
3156483 Spindle
30STD561210 Pin
32130465 Rod, tie
36155099 Bushing, steering
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38139769 Insert, cap steering wheel, standard, black
3919133608 Washer 13/32 x 2-3/8 x 8 gauge
4157473 Spindle
40STD541537 Gripco nut
41100711L Adaptor, steering wheel
42145054 Boot, steering dash p/l mtl black
43121749X Washer
44153720 Extension steering non-adjust
46121232X Cap
476855M Zerk grease fitting
56266H Thrust washer
5173800500 Nut lock hx w/ins 5/16-18 unc
5474780520 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/4
6121748X Washer
62167902 Steer . as kit
6374780616 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc. x 1 gr. 5
65154780 Axle spacer
66154404 Bearing - arm
6774781044 Bolt
68154429 Axle brace
719272016 Washer
7919132012 Washer
812000029 Ring
807490612 Bolt hex nylon 3/8-16 x 3/4
93366R Bearing
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0168316 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0142341 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
06479J Plug btn blk .359 dia ch/inf
0168317 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0136311 Decal lift handle
1162152 Control throt paddle 32 22
10145552 Heat shield
11STD551125 Washer lock hvy. helical 1/4
12STD522507 Bolt fin hex 1/4-20 x 3/4
13165287 Muffler
1413280336 Pipe nipple
1513200300 Elbow std 90 degree 3/8-18 npt
16STD551237 Washer lock ext tooth 3/8
1717490624 Screw thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
217720410 Screw hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8 t
23159880 Shield, browning / debris guard
25145996 Control
2673920600 Nut
27152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
29137180 Spark arrestor
3N/P Engine briggs model no. 42e707-2631-e1
31157103 Tank fuel 3.5 stl w/o sensor
32161696 Fuel gauge cap
33123487X Clamp hose
34106082X Pad
3517490512 Screw thdrol 5/16-18 x 3/4 tyt
378543R Fuel line
38N/P Plug oil drain (order from engine manufacturer)
39109227X Pad idler
4149723 Muffler, assembly, twin lo-tone
5144069 Exhaust assembly lh b and s 18 hp vent
6144068 Exhaust
7138129 Clamp
8150176 Bolt
81128861 Nut, flange 1/4-20 starter nut
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0168316 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0142341 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
06479J Plug btn blk .359 dia ch/inf
0168317 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0136311 Decal lift handle
1140122 Seat
10155925 Pan pnt seat (blk)
11166369 Adjustment knob . seat
12121246X Bracket
13121246X Bracket
1472050412 Bolt, rdhd sht nk 1/4 - 20 x 1 - 1/2
15134300 Spacer
16121250X Spring
17123976X Nut lock 1/4 lge flg gr 5 zinc
2140551 Bracket pivot
21153236 Bolt shoulder 5/16-18 unc-2a
22STD541431 Nut hex lock w/ins 5/16-18
2419171912 Washer
25127018X Bolt
374760616 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16unc x 1
419131610 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 40 (96012001102)
5145006 Clip push-in hinged (96012001102)
6STD541437 Nut hex lock w/ins 3/8-16 unc
7124181X Spring
817490616 Screw thdrol 3/8-16 x 1 ty-tt
919131614 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 ga.
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0168316 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0142341 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
06479J Plug btn blk .359 dia ch/inf
0168317 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0136311 Decal lift handle
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
9138468 Tire r. ts .20 x 8-8 c. service
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0168316 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0142341 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
06479J Plug btn blk .359 dia ch/inf
0168317 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0136311 Decal lift handle
1156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
11156811 Decal fender stlth operating instructions e/s
13146046 Decal
14166799 Decal dash panel
15160396 Decal v-belt schematic 42" eng
19138047 Decal
2163205 Fender decal
20166887 Decal deck mower ez3 mulching
22149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
23167181 Decal, replacement
5165389 Decal hp engine
6133644 Decal
9163204 Decal fender/hood logo
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0168316 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0142341 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
06479J Plug btn blk .359 dia ch/inf
0168317 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0136311 Decal lift handle
1159460 Wire assembly inner/spring with plunger lt
11139865 Link assembly lift l.h.
12139866 Link assembly lift r.h.
13STD624008 Retainer spring
15127218 Front Link
1673350800 Nut jam hex 1/2-13 unc
17130171 Trunnion blk zinc
1873680800 Nut
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 read
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0168316 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0142341 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
1164961 Mower housing
10140296 Washer
101136420 Mulch plate
10271161010 Screw truss hd phil 10-24 x 5/8
10319061216 Washer
104STD551110 Washer lock
105160793 Assembly b latch
1062029J Nut weld .327/.304 no. 10-24
11134149 Blade
111155197 Bracket gauge, wheel lh
112155198 Bracket gauge, wheel rh
11317490512 Screw thdrol 5/16-18 x 3/4
11473510500 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
11919121414 Washer 13/32 x 7/8 x 14 ga.
12129895 Bearing
121143723 Bracket
128153390 Washer
12919131312 Washer
13137645 Shaft assembly, mandrel, vented (incl. key numb...
130STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
131STD533710 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
13219132203 Washer
14128774 Housing
1416266H Thrust washer
15110485X Bearing
16140329 Stripper, vented mower deck
1772110610 Bolt
1872140505 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
19132627 Bolt, shoulder
2STD533107 Bolt
20159770 Vortex baffle
21STD541431 Nut, crownlock 5/16-18 unc
22134753 Stiffener bracket
23131267 Bracket, defelctor
24105304X Cap
25123713X Spring
26110452X Push nut
27130968 Shield
2819111016 Washer
29131491 Rod , hinge
3138017 Bracket
30157722 Screw thdrol rolling wsh hd
31129963 Washer, spacer
32153535 Pulley, mandrel
33137266 Nut, toplock, flange
34STD533717 Bolt
35133835 Fastener
36131494 Pulley, idler, flat
3719131316 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 ga.
4138440 Bracket assembly, deck sway bar, 38"
40STD541437 Nut, crownlock 3/8-16 unc
41133551 Pivot rod
43140083 Clutch rod
44140088 Guard
45STD624003 Retainer
46137729 Screw
48133944 Washer
49155066 Roller assembly, cam follower
5STD624008 Retainer spring
50131340 Bolt
51STD541410 Locknut
52139888 Bolt
53131845 Arm assembly, pad, brake
54133943 Washer, hardened
55155046 Arm idler 42" mower lt/yt
56122052X Spacer, retainer
58140086 Spring
59141043 Guard
6130832 Arm, suspension, rear
67162113 Knob, customer oval
68144200 Belt
71142427 Rod, clutch, primary, with nibs
72131670 Spring, return
73127847 Arm
74121748X Washer
7512000029 Ring
76128903 Bolt
77127845 Keeper, spring
78160570 Assembly cl lever
79127498 Bushing
8850857 Bolt blade
80153701 Clutch spring
8173350600 Nut, hex jam 3/8-16 unc
82142028 Trunnion, adj. 3/8-16 x01.30
83120958X Washer
84156084 Keeper - belt
8572140620 Bolt carriage 3/8-16 x 2-1/2
9STD551137 Washer, lock
92STD541437 Locknut, hex w/wsh 3/8-16 unc