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Owner's Manual I : RRFTSHRN 19.5 HP ELECTRIC START 42 " MOWER AUTOMATIC LAWN TRACTOR IEZ3 Model No . 917.270822 • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Repair Parts For 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 pm , Mon - Sat before operating this equip - ment . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 Visit our Craftsman website : www . sears , corn / craftsman
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W'arCanty 2 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : . . . . . 8 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 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 BAI - FERY 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 . lutely necessary . Always look down and GENERAL OPERATION behind before and while backing . • Read , understand , and follow all in - • Be aware of the mower discharge di - structions in the manual and on the ma - 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 guard in place . the machine . • 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 .
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DO NOT : • Never leave a running machine unat - tended . Always turn off blades , set • Do notturn on slopes unless neces - parking brake , stop engine , and re - sary , and then , turn slowly and gradual - ly downhill , if possible . move keys before dismounting . • Turn off blades when not mowing . • Do not mow near drop - offs , ditches , or • Stop engine before removing grass embankments . The mower could sud - denly turn over if a wheel is over the catcher or unclogging chute . edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge • Mow only in daylight or good artificial caves in . light . • Do not 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 putting your foot on the ground . crossing roadways . • Use extra care when loading or un - • Do not use grass catcher on steep slopes . loading the machine into a trailer or 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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• Never tamper with safety devices . • Grass catcher components are subject Check their proper operation regularly . to wear , damage , and deterioration , • 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 restarting . • Never make adjustments or repairs with the engine Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and running . use extra caution when servicing them . • Check brake operation frequently . Ad - Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , not across . just and service as required . Be Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree sure the area is clear of other people before mowing . Stop machine if anyone limbs , etc . enters the area . • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Un - even terrain could overturn the ma - • Never carry passengers . • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - chine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . lutely necessary . Always look down and • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so behind before and while backing . that you will not have to stop or shift • Never carry children . They may fall off while on the slope . and be seriously injured or interfere • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If with safe machine operation . tires lose traction , disengage the • Keep children out of the mowing area blades and proceed slowly straight and under the watchful care of another down the slope . responsible adult . • Do notturn on slopes unless neces - • Be alert and turn machine off if children sary , and then , turn slowly and gradual - enter the area . ly downhill , if possible . • Before and when backing , look behind and down for small children . _ : _ Look for this symbol to point out impor - _ WARNING : The engine exhaust from tant safety precautions . It means CAU - this product contains chemicals known to TION ! ! ! BECOME AWARE ! ! ! YOUR the State of California to cause cancer , SAFETY IS INVOLVED . birth defects , or other reproductive harm . _ I , 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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MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS A Sears Maintenance Agreement is avai _ GASOLINE 3.5 GALLONS able on this product . Contact your neares CAPACITY UNLEADED Sears store for details . AND TYPE : REGULAR CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES OILTYPE SAE30 • Read and observe the safety rules . _ PI - SFiSG / SH ) : ( above 32 ° F ) • Follow a regular schedule in maintain - SAE 5W - 30 ing , caring for and using your tractor . ( below 32 ° F ) • Follow the instructions under " Mainte - DIL CAPACITY : 3.0 PINTS nance " and " Storage " sections of this owner's manual . SPARK PLUG : Champion RJ19LM GAP : . 030 " ) OR J19LM 4 _ WARNING : This tractor is equipped VALVE CLEARANCE : INTAKE : . 004 - . 006 with an internal combustion engine and should not be used on or near any unim - EXHAUS ] I . 007 - . 009 proved forest - covered , brush - covered or GROUND SPEED FORWARD : 0 - 5.5 grass - covered land unless the engine's exhaust system is equipped with a spark vlPH ) : REVERSE : 0 - 2.4 attester meeting applicable local or state TIRE PRESSURE : FRONT : 14PSI laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it REAR : 10PSI should be maintained in effective working CHARGING 3AMPS BATFERY order by the operator . In the state of California the above is re - SYS ] _ M : 5 AMPS HEADUGHTS quired by law ( Section 4442 of the Califor - BATIERY : AMP / HR : 30 nia Public Resources Code ) . Other states MIN . CCA : 240 may have similar laws . Federal laws apply CASE SIZE : U1R on federal lands . A spark arrester for the ' BLADE BOLT 27 - 35 F [ LBS . muffler is available through your nearest Sears Authorized Service Center ( See ! TORQUE : I 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 ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 4 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 ( 1 ) Hex Bolt ( 1 ) Lackwasher 3 / 8 ( 1 ) Large Flat Washer ( 1 ) Locknut 5 / 16 - 18 ( 1 ) Knob ( 1 ) Shoulder Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 ( 1 ) Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge 3 / 16 x 3 / 4 x 16 Gauge ( 2 ) Lock Washers # 10 ( 2 ) Washers _ _ # 10 x 5 / 8 ( 2 ) Weld Nuts # 10 6
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Partspackedseparatelyincarton d Seat Video Cassette Mulcber Plate " I Steering Manual Parts Bag Wheel Parts Bag contents not shown full size i i i i Steering Wheel Adapter Steering i Wheel Insert Steering Extens : on ( 2 ) Keys Shaft O _ . _ 1 f I ( 2 ) Latch Hook Assemblies Slope Sheet 7
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Yournewtractor has been assembled at 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 . insert TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY A socket wrench set will make assembly / _ / 3 / 8 Hex Bolt easier . Standard wrench sizes you need _ 3 / 8 are listed below . , _ Lockwasher ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " Socket w / ( 1 ) 9 / 16 " wrench drive ratchet _ - t _ Large Flat ( 2 ) 1 / 2 " wrench ( 1 ) Utility knife ( 1 ) Phillips Screw - driver - , _ _ Washer ( 1 ) Tire pressure guage When right or left hand is mentioned in this manual , it means , from your point of . og view , when you are in the operating posi - Extension bs tion ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . TO REMOVETRACTOR FROM CARTON Shaft _ r - - _ Adapter 5 / 16 _ 5 / 16 Locknut - _ Hex Bolt UNPACK CARTON • Remove all accessible loose parts and parts cartons from carton . Lower Steering , - . . . f _ . . . . _ ' " _ ' _ - - . • Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on Shaft _ , _ " ' , ' _ , _ _ . all four corners of shipping carton , and ; . . _ laolots _ . " - - . . , , _ - , S lay panels flat . • Check for any additional loose parts or cartons and remove . • Assemble large flat washer , 3 / 8 lock BEFORE ROLUNG TRACTOR OFF washer , 3 / 8 hex bolt and tighten secure - SKID ly . A'I - I'ACH STEERING WHEEL • Snap steering wheel insert into center of steering wheel . ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND • Remove protective materials from trac - BOOT tor hood and grill . • Slide extension shaft onto lower steer - IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any ing shaft . Align mounting holes in ex - staples in skid that may puncture tires tension and lower shafts and install where tractor is to roll off skid . 5 / 16 hex bolt and Iocknut . Tighten se - HOWTO SET UPYOUR TRACTOR curely . CHECK BATrERY IMPORTANT : Tighten bolt and nut se - • Lift hood to raised position . curely to 18 - 22 ft . Ibs . torque . • Place tabs of steering boot over tab • If this battery is put into service after slots in dash and push down to secure . month and year indicated on label ( la - bel located between terminals ) charge INSTALL STEERING WHEEL battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 1C • Position front wheels of the tractor so amps . ( See " BATTERY " in MAINTE - they are pointing straight forward . NANCE section of this manual for • Slide steering wheel adapter onto steering shaft extension . charging instructions ) . • Position steering wheel so cross bars are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide in - side boot and onto adapter . 8
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TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID [ I , WARNING : Before starting , read , un - derstand and follow all instructions in the Operation section of this manual . Be sure tractor is in a wail - ventilated area . Be sure the area in front of tractor is clear of other people and objects . J • Be sure all the above assembly steps . " . . _ bel have been completed . • Check engine oil level and fill fuel tank with gasoline . • Place freewheel control in " transmis - INSTALL SEAT sion engaged " position . Adjust seat before tightening adjustment • Sit on seat in operating position , de - knob . press clutch / brake pedal and set the • Remove cardboard packing on seat parking brake . • Place motion control lever in neutral pan . • Place seat on seat pan and assemble ( N ) position . shoulder bolt . Tighten shoulder bolt se - • Press lift lever plunger and raise at - curely . tachment lift lever to its highest posi - tion . • Assemble adjustment knob and flat washer loosely , Do not tighten . • Start the engine . After engine has started , move throttle control to idle po - • Lower seat into operating position and sit on seat . sition . • Slide seat until a comfortable position is • Release parking brake . reached which allows you to press • Slowly move the motion control lever clutch / brake pedal all the way down . forward and slowly drive tractor off skid . • Get off seat without moving its adjusted • Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking position . brake and place motion control lever in • Raise seat and tighten adjustment kr _ ob neutral position . • Turn ignition key to " OFF " position . securely . Seat Continue with the instructions that follow . Seat Pan INSTALL MULCHER PLATE • Install two latch hooks to mutcher plate Shoulder using screw , washer , lock washer , and Bolt weld nut as shown . • NOTE : Pre - assemble weld nut to latch hook by inserting weld nut from the top with hook pointing down . • Tighten hardware securely . • Raise and hold deflector shield in up - Flat Washer right position . Adjustment Knob • Place front of mulcher plate over front of mower deck opening and slide into TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Op place , as shown . eration section for location and function • Hook front latch intohole on front of of controls ) mower deck . • Press lift lever plunger and raise attach - • Hook rear latch into hole on back of ment lift lever to its highest " position . mower deck . • Release parking brake by depressing _ kCAUTION : Do not remove discharge clutch / brake pedal . guard from mower . Raise and hold guard • Place'freewheel control in freewheeling when attaching mulcher plate and allow it position to disengage transmission to rest on plate while in operation . ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in the Opera - tion section of this manual ) . • Roll tractor forward off skid . • Remove banding holding discharge 9 guard up against tractor .
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TO CONVERT TO BAGGING OR CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM DISCHARGING After you learn how to operate your trac - Simply remove mulcher plate and store tor , check to see that the brake is properly in a safe place . Your mower is now adjusted . See ' q - O ADJUST BRAKE " in ready for discharging or installation of the Service and Adjustments section of optional grass catcher accessory . this manual . NOTE : It is not necessary to change blades . The mulcher blades are de - tI'CHECKLIST signed for discharging and bagging BEFORE YOU OPERATE AND ENJOY also . YOUR NEW TRACTOR , WE WISH TO AS - Weld Nut From Hook Points SURE THAT YOU RECEIVE THE BEST The Top Down PERFORMANCE AND SATISFACTION Lock FROM THIS QUALITY PRODUCT . Weld Washer PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING CHECKLIST : , / All assembly instructions have been Latch Latch completed . Hook / " No remaining loose parts in carton . / Battery is properly prepared and Nut charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . Lock Washer Washer , / Seat is adjusted comfortably and tight - Washer ened securely . 4 ' All tires are properly inflated . ( For ship - Mulcher ' _ . _ . _ Screw Plate ping purposes , the tires were overin - flared at the factory ) . , / " Be sure mower deck is properly leveled side - to - sideflront - to - rear for best cutting Shield results . ( Tires must be properly inflated for leveling ) . • / Check mower and drive belts . Be sure they are routed properly around pulleys and inside all belt keepers . , / Check wiring . See that all connections Latch are still secure and wires are properly Hooks clamped . CHECK TIRE PRESSURE / Before driving tractor , be sure free - wheel control is in drive position . The tires on your tractor were overinflated WHILE LEARNING HOW TO USE YOUR at the factory for shipping purposes . Cor - TRACTOR , PAY EXTRAA - I - FENTION TO rect tire pressure is important for best cut - THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT ITEMS : ting performance . • Reduce tire pressure to PSi shown in , / Engine oil is at proper level . the " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " , / Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , section of this manual . regular unleaded gasoline . , / Become familiar with all controls - their CHECK DECK LEVELNESS location and function . Operate them For best cutting results , mower housing before you start the engine . should be properly leveled . See " TO , I Be sure brake system is in safe operat - LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the Ser - ing condition . vice and Adjustments section of this / It is important to purge the transmission manual . before operating your tractor for the first CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF time . Follow proper starting and trans - ALL BELTS mission purging instructions ( See " TO See the figures that are shown for replac - START ENGINE " and " PURGE TRANS - ing motion and mower blade drive belts MISSION " in the Operation section of in the Service and Adjustments sectoin of this manual ) . this manual . Verify that the belts are routed correctly . 10
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These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product . Learn and understand their meaning . BATFERY CAUTION OR REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW WARNING A ENGINE ON ENGINE OFF OIL PRESSURE LIGHTS ON OVER TEMP T LIGHT FUEL CHOKE MOWER HErGHT PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWER LIFT LOCKED R N H L AI - rACHMENT REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW PARKING BRAKE CLUTCH ENGAGED KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS A'I - [ ACH MENT ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) IGNITION CLUTCH DISENGAGED FREE WHEEL DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( Automatic Models only ) 11
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KNOW YOUR TRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRACTOR Compare the illustrations with your tractor to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and adjustments , Save this manual for future reference . Light Switch Position Attachment Ignition Clutch Lever Switch Ammeter Choke _ Throttle Control L _ Leve Plunger Clutch / Brake Attachment Pedal L _ Lever Height Adjl Knob Brake Motion Freewheel Control Lever ApPeeLd , , rI ' / \ 3MPH _ L ' _ II _ I _ _ \ Control _ p _ 2 MPH / r ' _ : _ l I Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER : Used to en - HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT KNOB : Used to ad - gage the mower blades , or other attachments just the mower cutting height . MOTION CONTROL LEVER : Selects the mounted to your tractor . LIGHT SWITCH : Turns the headlights on and speed and direction of the tractor . off . ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER : Used to raise and lower the mower deck or other attach - CHOKE CONTROL : Used when starting a cold engine . ments mounted to your tractor . THROTTLE CONTROL : Used to control en - LIFT LEVER PLUNGER : Used to release at - gine speed , tachment lift lever when changing its position . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL : Used for IGNITION SWITCH : Used for starting and declutching and braking the tractor and start - stoppingthe engine . ing the engine . AMMETER : Indicates battery charging ( + ) or FREEWHEEL CONTROL : Disengages trans - discharging ( - ) , mission for pushing or slowly towing the trac - PARKING BRAKE : Locks clutch / brake into tor with the engine off . the brake position . 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 w = de vision safety mask over spectacles , or i standard safety glasses . HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR • Never use choke to stop engine . IMPORTANT : Leaving the ignition switch TO SET PARKING BRAKE in any position other titian " OFF " will Your tractor is equipped with an operator cause the battery to be discharged , presence sensing switch , When engine is ( dead ) . running , any attempt by the operator to NOTE : Under certain conditions when leave the seat without first setting the tractor is standing idle with the engine parking brake will shut off the engine . running , hot engine exhaust gases may Depress clutch / brake pedal into full cause " browning " of grass . To eliminate " BRAKE " position and hold . this possibility , always stop engine when • Place parking brake lever in " EN - stopping tractor on grass areas . GAGED " position and release pressure _ _ CAUTION : Always stop tractor com - from clutch / brake pedal . Pedal should pletely , as described above , before leav - remain in " BRAKE " position . Make sure ing the operator's position ; to empty grass parking brake will hold tractor secure . catcher , etc . THROTTLE CONTROL Choke Attachment Clutch Control Lever " Engaged " Always operate engine at full throttle . Throttle Position Operating engine at less than full Control throttle reduces the battery charging " Disengaged " rate . Position • Full throttle offers the best bagging and mower performance . Brake CHOKE CONTROL " Engaged " " Brake " Position Use choke control whenever you are Position starting a co ! d engine . Do not use to start a warm engine . To engage choke control , pull knob out . Control Slowly push knob in to disengage . Lever Clutch / Brakee " TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD Pedal " Driv The direction and speed of movement is Pos _ on Pos _ ion controlled by the motion control lever . STOPPING • Start tractor with motion control lever in MOWER BLADES - neutral ( N ) position . • To stop mower blades , move attach - • Release parking brdke and clutch / ment clutoh lever to " DISENGAGED " brake pedal . position . • Slowly move motion control lever to de - GROUND DRIVE - sired position . TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT • To stop ground drive , depress clutch / The cutting height is controlled by turning brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position . the height adjustment knob in desired di - • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) rection . position . • Turn knob clockwise ( _ ) toraisecutting IMPORTANT ; The motion control lever height . does not return to neutral ( N ) position • Turn knob counterclockwise ( v - , ) to when the clutch / brake pedal is de - lowercuttinQheight . pressed . The cuttinghelghtrange isapproximateiy ENGINE - 1 - 1 / 2 " to 4 " . The heights are measured • Move throttle control to slow position . from the ground to the blade tip with the engine not running . These heights are NOTE ; Failure to move throttle control to approximate and may vary depending slow position and allowing engine to idle upon soil conditions , height of grass and before stopping may cause engine to types of grass being mowed . " backfire " . • Turn ignition key to " OFF " position and remove key . Always remove key when leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized use . 13
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• The average lawn should be cut to ap - TO OPERATE ON HILLS proximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during thedur - cool season and to over 3 inches _ I _ I3AUTION : Do not drive up or down s with slopes greater than 15 ° and do ing hot months . For healthier and bet - not drive across any slope . Use the slope ter looking lawns , mow often and after guide provided at the back of this manual . moderate growth . • Choose the slowest speed before • For best cutting performance , grass starting up or down hills . over 6 inches in height should berela - • Avoid stopping or changing speed on mowed twice . Make the first cut hills . tively high ; the second to desired • If slowing is necessary , move throttle height . control lever to slower position . TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS • If stopping is absolutely necessary , Gauge wheels are properly adjusted push clutch / brake pedal quickly to when they are slightly off the ground brake position and engage parking when mower is at the desired cutting brake . height in operating position . Gauge • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) wheels then keep the deck in proper po - position . sition to help prevent scalping in most ter - IMPORTANT : The motion control lever rain conditions . does not return to neutral ( N ) position • Adjust gauge wheels with tractor on a when the clutch / brake pedal is de - flat level surface . pressed . • Adjust mower to desired cutting height • To restart movement , slowly release ( See ' qO ADJUST MOWER cU'rFING parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . HEIGHT " in the Operation section of • Slowly move motion control lever to this manual ) . slowest setting . • With mower in desired height of cut po - • Make all turns slowly . sition , gauge wheels should be as - sembled so they are slightly off the Attachment Clutch Attachment Lift ground . Install gauge wheel in appro - Lever " En _ " High Position Position priate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / 8 washer , and 3 / 8 - 16 Iocknut and tighten securely . • Repeat for opposite side installing gauge wheel in same adjustment hole . 3 / 8 - 16 3uard Gauge Wheel Mounting TO TRANSPORT When pushing or towing your tractor , be 3 / 8 Washer sure to disengage transmission by plac - Gauge Shoulder Bolt ing freewheel control in freewheeling po - sition . Freewheel 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 the disengaged position . engaged will shut off the engine . Select desired height of cut . Do not push or tow tractor at more than • Lower mower with attachment lift con - two ( 2 ) MPH . trol . • To reengage transmission , reverse • Start mower blades by engaging attach - above procedure . ment clutch control . NOTE : To protect hood from damage • TO STOP MOWER BLADES - disen - when transporting your tractor on a truck gage attachment clutch control . or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and se - _ CAUTION : Do not operate the mower cured to tractor . Use an appropriate without either the entire grass catcher , on means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , mowers so equipped , or the discharge etc . ) . guard in place . 14
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problems , the fuel system should be emp - tied before storage of 30 days or longer . Drain the gas tank , start the engine andtor let it run until the fuel lines and carbure 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 _ eCAUTION : Fill to bottom of gas'tank ATTACHMENTS r neck . Do not overfill . Wipe off anyor Towonlythe attachments that are recom - spilled oil or Tuel . Do not store , spill 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 - or if the engine has run out of fuel , it will gerous . Tires can lose traction with the take extra cranking time to move fuel from ground and cause you to lose control of the tank to the engine . _ our tractor . • Be sure freewheel control is in the EFORE 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 . ground . • Move attachment clutch to " DISEN - • Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe GAGED " position . clean , reinsert the dipstick and screw • Move throttle control to fast position cap tight , wait for a few seconds , re - • Pull choke control out for a cold engine move and read oil level . If necessary , start attempt , For a warm engine start add oil until " FULL " mark on dipstick is attempt the choke control may not be reached . Do not overfill . needed . • For cold weather operation you should NOTE : Before starting , read the warm and change oil for easier starting ( See " OIL cold starting procedures below . VISCOSITY CHART " in theMainte - • Insert key into ignition and turn key nance section of this manual ) . clockwise to " START " position andre - • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - lease key as soon as engine starts . Do nance section in this manual . not run starter continuously for more ADD GASOLINE than fifteen seconds per minute . If the • Fill fuel tank . Use fresh , clean , regular engine does not start after several at - unleaded gasoline with a minimum of tempts , push choke control in , wait a 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline will few minutes and try again . If engine still increase carbon and lead oxide depos - does not start , pull the choke control its and reduce valve life ) . Do not mix oil out and retry . with gasoline . Purchase fuel in quanti - WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F ties that can be used within 30 days to AND ABOVE ) assure fuel freshness . • When engine starts , slowly push choke IMPORTANT : When operating in tem - control in until the engine begins to run peratures below 32 ° F ( 0 C ) , use fresh , smoothly . If the engine starts to run clean winter grade gasoline to help in - roughly , pull the choke control out sure good cold weather starting . slightly for a few seconds and then con - _ WARNING : Experience indicates that tinue to push the control in slowly . alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or • The attachments and ground drive can using ethanol or methanol ) can attract now be used . If the engine does not ac - moisture which leads to separation and cept the load , restart the engine and al - formation of acids during storage . Acidic low it to warm up for one minute using gas can damage the fuel system of an en - the choke as described above . gine while in storage . To avoid engine 15
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COLDWEATHERSTARTING ( 50 ° FAND • Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine . BELOW ) After the engine is running move • When engine starts , slowly push choke thrott e control to slow position . With control in until the engine begins to run motion control lever in neutral ( N ) posi - smoothly . Continue to push the choke tion , slowly disengage clutch / brake control in small steps allowing the en - pedal . gine to accept small changes in speed • Move motion control lever to full for - and load , until the choke control is fully ward position and hold for five ( 5 ) sec - in . If the engine starts to run roughly , onds . Move lever to full reverse positior pull the choke control out slightly for a and hold for five ( 5 ) seconds . Repeat few seconds and then continue to push this procedure three ( 3 ) times . the control in slowly . This may require NOTE : During this procedure there willair be no movement of drive wheels . The an engine warm - up period from several seconds to several minutes , depending is being removed from hydraulic drive system . on the temperature . AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WARM - UP • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N _ • Before driving the unit in cold weather position . Shut off engine and set park - ing brake . the transm ssion should be warmed up as follows : Engage transmission by placing free - • Be sure the tractor is on level ground . wheel control in driving position ( fSee • Place the motion control lever in neu - ' qO TRANSPORT " in this section o tral . Release the parking brake and manual ) . let the clutch / brake slowly return to • Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine . operating position . After the engine is running , move • Allow one minute for transmission to throttle control to half ( 1 / 2 ) speed . With warm up . This can be done during motion control lever in neutral ( N ) posi - the engine warm up period . tion , slowly disengage clutch / brake • The attachments can be used during pedal . the engine warm - up period after the • Slowly move motion control lever for - transmission has been warmed up and ward ; after the tractor moves approxi - may require the choke control be mately five ( 5 ) feet , slowly move motion pulled out slightly . control lever to reverse position . After the tractor moves approximately five ( 5 ) NOTE : A high altitude ( above 3000 feet ) feet return the motion control lever to or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) the carburetor fuel mixture may need to be the neutral ( N ) position . Repeat this adjusted for best engine performance . procedure with the motion control lever See ' q'O ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the three ( 3 ) times . Service and Adjustments section of this • Your tractor is now purged and ready manual . for normal operation . PURGE TRANSMISSION MOWING TIPS • Mower should be properly leveled for A ( ' _ CAUTION ; Never engage or disen - best mowing performance . See ' q'O gage freewheel lever while the engine is LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the Ser - running . vice and Adjustments section of this To ensure proper operation and perfor - manual . mance , it is recommended that the trans - • The left hand side of mower should be mission be purged before operating trac - tor for the first time . This procedure will re - used for trimming . move any trapped air inside the transmis - • Drive so that clippings are dischargedve sion which may have developed during onto the area that has been cut . Ha shipping of your tractor . the cut area to the right of the tractor . IMPORTANT : Should your transmission This will result in a more even distribu - require removal for service or replace - tion of clippings and more uniform cut - ment , it should be purged after reinstalla - ting . tion before operating the tractor . • When mowing large areas , start by • Place tractor safely on level surface turning to the right so that clippings will with engine off and parking brake set . discharge away from shrubs , fences , • Disengage transmission by placing driveways , etc . After one or two rounds freewheel control in freewheeling posi - mow in the opposite direction making tion ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in this sec - left hand turns until finished . tion of manual ) . 16
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• If grass is extremely tall , it should be Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . mowed twice to reduce load and pos - Wet grass tends to form clumps and in - sible fire hazard from dried clippings . terferes with the mulching action . The Make first cut relatively high ; the second best time to mow your lawn is the early to the desired height . afternoon . At this time the grass has • Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet dried and the newly cut area will not be grass will plug mower and leave unde - exposed to the direct sun . sirable clumps . Allow grass to dry be - For best results , adjust the mower cut - fore mowing . • Always operate engine at full throttle ting height so that the mower cuts off when mowing to assure better mowing only the top one - third of the grass performance and proper discharge of blades . For extremely heavy mulching , material . Regulate ground speed by se - reduce your width of cut on each pass lecting a low enough gear to give the and mow slowly . mower the best cutting performance as Certain types of grass and grass condi - well as the quality of cut desired . tions may require that an area be • When operating attachments , select a mulched a second time to completely ground speed that will suit the terrain hide the clippings . When doing a sec - and give best performance of the at - tachment being used . ond cut , mow across or perpendicular to the first cut path . f . , Change your cutting pattern from week to week . Mow north to south one week then change to east to west the next week . This will help prevent matting and graining of the lawn . Max 1 / 3 MULCHING MOWING TIPS iMPORTANT : For best performance , keep mower housing free of built - up grass and trash . Clean after each use . • The special mulching blade will recut the grass clippings many times and re - duce them in size so that as they fall onto the lawn they will disperse into the grass and not be noticed . Also , the mulched grass will biodegrade quickly to provide , nutrients for the lawn . Always mulch with your highest engine ( blade ) speed as this will provide the best re - cutting action of the blades . 17
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MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE . / _ _ _ _ ? , _ / _ _ / _ c , _ J _ " AS YOU COMPLETE REGULAR SERVICE f _ ' y _ J _ ' , 2 " _ ' _ / ¢ ' . 2 " _ ' _ / _ - _ SERVICE DATES Check Brake Operation Check Tire Pressure Check Operator Presence and T InterlockSystems R Check for Loose Fasteners A Sharpen / Replace Mower Blades T Lubrication Chart 0 Check Battery Level R Clean Battery and Terminals i / Check Transaxle Cooling Adjust Blade Belt ( s ) Tension AdjustMotion Drive Belt ( s ) Tension Check Engine Oit Level Change Engine Oil E Clean Air Filter N Clean Air Screen v ' InspectMuffler / Spark Attester Replace Oil Filter ( If equipped ) N I Clean EngineCoo _ ingFins Replace Spark Plug Replace Air FilterPaper Cartridge Replace Fuel Filter 1 - Chl _ gemoreoftenwhimoperatlngunderaheawIoedor _ nhtgharnbienttefnperatu _ s . 5.1fequlpl : _ dwll _ ad _ stablesystem " 2 - Service more often when operating _ d [ rly or dusty COld , iOns 6 NOt required if equlpped _ th maintenance - free batter 3 - ff equipped WRhoil flit Br , ch _ 3ge C _ I8very 50 hours , 7 - _ ghten front _ de pivot bolt to 35 ft . - Ib $ , maximum . 4 - Replace blades more o _ en " M _ mowing in s _ dy soil Do not over _ ghten , GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS LUBRICATION CHART The warranty on this tractor does not cover items that have been subjected to Zerk _ : : = = : : : : = = . i " _ ( D Spindle operator abuse or negligence . To receive Zerk Spindle _ full value from the warranty , operator must ( ! ) Front - ' _ = _ = ' _ _ Front Wheel ( _ ) maintain tractor as instructed in this Wheel Bearing . 2 _ i _ earing Zerk manual . Some adjustments will need to 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 . Zerk ; ' , ' . " . , = i , . , ' = . ' = 1 . . ' I _ = ' , _ . ; ngme _ ) • Once a year you should replace the spark plug , clean or replace air filter , and check blades and belts for wear . A SAE 30 OR 10W30 MOTOR OIL new spark plug and clean air filter as - • ) Refer to Maintenance " ENGINE " sure proper air - fuel mixture and help Section your engine run better and last longer . 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 attractf • Check brake operation . dust and dirt that will shorten the life o 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 . dered graphite type lubricant sparingly . • Check for loose fasteners . 18
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TRACTOR Trailing Mandrel Assembly Edge U Blade Center Always observe safety rules when per - Hole forming any maintenance . BRAKE OPERATION If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet Flat Washer stopping distance at high speed in high - est gear , then brake must be adjusted . Lock ( See ' q - O ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service Wash and Adjustments section of this manual ) . TIRES _ - Hex Bolt ( Grade • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires * A Grade 8 heat reated bolt can be identified by six lines on the bolt head . ( See the " PRODUCT SPECIFICA - TIONS " section of this manual ) . TO SHARPEN BLADE • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect - NOTE : We do not recommend sharpen - control chemicals which can harm rub ingblade but if you do , be sure the blade ber . isbalanced . • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp Care should be taken to keep the blade balanced . An unbalanced blade will objects and other hazards that may cause excessive vibration and eventual cause tire damage . damage to mower and engine , NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent • The blade can be sharpened with a file flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant or on a grinding wheel . Do not attempt may bepurchased from your local parts to sharpen while it is on the mower . dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry • To check blade balance , you will need rot and corrosion . a 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a cone OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM balancer . ( When using a cone balancer , Be sure that operator presence and inter - follow the instructions supplied with lock systems are working properly . If youre - balancer ) . tractor does not function as described b NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing low , repair the problem immediately . blade . The lobes of the center hole may • The engine should not start unless the clutch / brake pedal is fully depressed appear to be centered , but are no _ . Slide blade onto an unthreaded portion and attachment clutch control is in the of the steel bolt or pin and hold the belt disengaged position . or pin parallel with the ground . If blade • When the engine is running , 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 without first setting the parking brake blade moves downward , sharpen the should shut off the engine . heavy end until the blade is balanced . • When the engine is running and the at - tachment clutch is engaged , any at - tempt by the operator to leave the seat should shut off the engine . . _ Blade • The attachment clutch should never op - 5 / 8 B01t _ erate unless the operator is in the seat . or Pin " _ J . . _ BLADE CARE For best results mower blades must be BA'n'ERY kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged Your tractor has a battery charging system which is sufficient for normal use . How - blades . BLADE REMOVAL ever , periodic charging of the battery with an automotive charger will extend its life . Raise mower to highest position to al - low access to blades . • Keep battery and terminals clean . • Remove hex bolt , lock washer and flat Keep battery bolts tight . Keep small vent holes open . washer securing blade . • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . • Install new or resharpened blade with NOTE : The original equipment battery on trailing edge up towards deck as your tractor is maintenance free . Do not shown . attempt to open or remove caps or covers . IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assembly , Adding or checking level of electrolyte is center hole in blade must align with star not necessary . on mandrel assembly . TO CLEAN ! BATIERY AND TERMINALS Reassemble hex bolt , lock washer and Corrosion and dirt on the battery and , , ter - flat washer in exact order as shown . minals can cause the battery to " leak • Tighten bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . power . torque ) . • Remove terminal guard . IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is grade 8 heat treated . 19
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• Disconnect BLACK battery cable first Change the oil after every 25 hours of op - eration or at least once a year if the trac - then RED battery cable and remove tor is not used for 25 hours in one year . battery from tractor . Check the crankcase oil level before • Rinse the battery with plain water and starting the , engine and after each eight dry . ( 8 ) hours or operation . " 13ghten oil , fill cap / • Clean terminals and battery cable ends dipstick securely each time you cneck the with wire brush until bright . oillevel . • Coat terminals with grease or petro - TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL leum jelly . Determine temperature range expected • Reinstall battery ( See " DREPLACING before oil change . All oil must meet API BATTERY " in the SERVICE AN AD - service classification SF , SG or SH . JUSTMENTS section of this manual ) . • Be sure tractor is on level surface . V - BELTS • Oil will drain more freely when warm . Check V - belts for deterioration and wear • Catch oil in a suitable container . after 100 hours of operation and replace • Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful if necessary . The belts are not ad ustable . not to allow dirt to enter the engine Replace be ts f they beg n to slip from when changing oil . wear . • Remove drain plug . TRANSAXLE COOLING • After oil has drained completely _ re - place oil drain plug and tighten se - The transmission fan and cooling fins curely . should be kept clean to assure proper • Refill engine with oil through oil fill dip - cooling . stick tube . Pour slowly . Do not overfill . Do not attempt to clean fan or transmis - For approximate capacity see " PROD - sion while engine is running or while the UCT SPECIFICATIONS " of this manual . transmission is hot . To prevent possible • Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for damage to seals , do not use high pres - checking level . Be sure dipstick cap is sure water or steam to clean transaxle . tightened securely for accurate reading . Keep oil at " FULL " line on dipstick . • Inspect cooling fan to be sure fan blades are intact and clean . Air Screen • Inspect cooling fins for dirt , grass clip - Oil Drain _ _ _ . . _ pings and other materials . To prevent damage to seals , do not use com - pressed air or high pressure sprayer to Plug _ clean cooling fins . Oil Fill Cap / Dipstick _ _ y TRANSAXLE PUMP FLUID The transaxle was sealed at the factory CLEAN AIR SCREEN and fluid maintenance is not required for the life of the transaxle . Should the Air screen must be kept free of dirt and transaxle ever leak or require servicing , chaff to prevent engine damage from contact your nearest authorized service overheating . Clean with a wire brush or center . compressecl air to remove dirt and stub - ENGINE born driedgum fibers . AIR FILTER LUBRICATION Your engine will not run properly using a Only use high quality detergent oil ratedor dirty air filter . Clean the foam pre - cleaner with API service classification SF , SG after every 25 hours of operation or every SH . Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade season . Service paper cartridge every according to your expected operating 100 hours of operation or every season , temperature . whichever occurs first . SAE VISCOSITY GR _ ES Service air cleaner more often under dusty conditions . • Remove knob ( s ) and cover . TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER _ o 30 " 10 " • Slide foam pre - cleaner off cartridge . TEMPEP0 _ TURE RANGE , NgrlCIPATED BEFORE NEXT OIL C _ E Wash it in liquid detergent and water . NOTE : Although multi - viscosity oils Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) improve starting in • Saturate it in engine oil . Wrap it in cold weather , these multi - viscosity oils will clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to result in increased oil consumption when remove excess oil . used above 32 ° F . Check your engine oil • If very dirty or damaged , replace pre - level more frequently to avoid possible cleaner . engine damage from running low on oil . 20
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MUFFLER • Reinstall pre - cleaner over cartridge . • Reinstall cover and secure with Inspect and replace corroded muffler and knob ( s ) . spark arrestor ( if equipped ) as it could TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE create a fire hazard and / or damage . Remove wing nuts and cartridge plate . SPARK PLUGS Carefully remove cartridge to prevent Replace spark plugs at the beginning of debris from entering carburetor . each mowing season or after every I00 • Clean cartridge by tapping gently on flat hours of operation , whichever occurs first . surface . If very dirty or damaged , re - Spark plugty , p , e and gapsetting are shown in the PRODOCT SPECIFICA - place cartridge . TIONS " section of this manual . • Reinstall cartridge plate , wing nuts , IN - LINE FUEL FILTER precleaner , cover and secure with knob ( s ) . The fuel filter should be replaced once each season . If fuel filter becomes IMPORTANT : Petroleum solvents , such 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 line with arrow pointing towards carbu - k - - - _ ' - " _ - ' _ _ Cover retor . • Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and nod clamps are properly positioned . Wing Nut ge Plate Clamp Clamp Foam Air Screen Fuel Filter Cartiridge CLEANING • Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . of all foreign matter . • Keep finished surfaces and wheels free of all gasoline , oil , etc . • Protect painted surfaces with automo - ENGINE COOLING FINS tive type wax . Remove any dust , dirt or oil from engine We do not recommend using a garden cooling fins to prevent engine damage hose to clean your tractor unlessthe elec - from overheating . Air guide covers must trical system , muffler , air filter ane camure - be removed _ Remove side panels and tor are covered to keep water out . Water in hood ( See ' % 0 REMOVE HOOD ANDand engine can result in a shortened engine GRILL ASSEMBLY " in the Service Ad - life . justments section of this manual ) . Cover Top Air Guid _ Air Gui _ e Cover ( Both Sides ) 21
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. _ 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 TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING Adjust the mower while tractor is parked on TO REMOVE MOWER level ground or driveway . Make sure tires Mower will be easier to remove from the are properly inflated ( See PRODUCT right side of tractor . SPECIFICATIONS " ) . If tires are over or • Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - underinflated , you will not properly adjust GAGED " position . your mower . • Move attachment lift lever forward to SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT lower mower to its lowest position . : Raise mower to its highest position . Roll belt off engine pulley . At the midpoint of both sides of mower , : Disconnect clutch rod from clutch lever measure height from bottom edge of by removing retainer spring . mower to ground . Distance " A " on bothr • Disconnect anti - swaybar from chassis sides of mower should be the same o bracket by removing retainer spring . within 1 / 4 " of . each other . • Disconnect suspension arms from rear • If adjustment is necessary , make adjust - deck brackets by removing retainer ment on one side of mower only . springs . • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift • Disconnect front links from deck by re - link adjustment nut on that side . moving retainer springs . • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift • Raise lift lever to raise suspension link adjustment nut on that side . arms . Slide mower out from under trac - NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut will tor . change mower height about 1 / 8 " . IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than • Recheck measurements after adjusting . the mower deck is to be mounted on the Bottom Edge _ _ Bottom Edgeo tractor , remove the front links . of Mower to h _ I - _ II of Mower t Ground , _ , l ! _ = = J 1 - - . 31 _ 1Ground Clutch Clutch ine Suspen ; ion Arms ( _ Suspension Front _ L - - - _ Lift Link / I _ ° _ " _ - _ - - - - J " Adjust ment Nut FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT , Retainer IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to - side . If the following front - to - back adjust - ment is necessary be sure to adjust both Retainer front links equally so mower will stay Spring level side - to - s _ de . To obtain the best cutting results , the Anti - Swaybar \ mower housing should be adjusted so that TO INSTALL MOWER the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " • Raise attachment lift lever to its highest lower than the rear when the mower is in position . its highest position . • Slide mower under tractor with dis - Check adjustment on right side of tractor . charge guard to right side of tractor . Measure distance ' D " directly in front and • Lower lift lever to its lowest position . behind the mandrel at bottom edge of • Install mower in reverse order of re - mower housing as shown . 22 moval instructions .
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• Before making any necessary adjust - Mandrel Idler Pulleys ments , check that both front links are equal in length . Both links should be approximately 10 - 3 / 8 " . • If links are not equal in length , adjust one link to same length as other link . • To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " on both front links an equal number of turns . Pulley • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " against trunnion on both front links . TO ADJUST BRAKE • To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " Your tractor is equipped with an adjust - from trunnion on both front links . able brake system which is mounted on Tighten nut " E " on both front links an the side of the transaxle . equal number of turns . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower stopping distance at high speed _ n high - at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against est gear , then brake must be adjusted . trunnion on both front links . Depress clutch / brake pedal and en - • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . gage parking brake . • Measure distance between brake oper - _ , _ \ \ _ o _ _ , Mandrel a o = ating arm and nut " A " on brake rod , • If distance is other than 1 - 9 / 16 " , loosen Jbamnut and turn nut " A " until distance ecomes 1 - 9 / 16 " . Retighten jam nut against nut " A " . Both Front Links Should be Equal in Length • Road test tractor for proper stopping distance as stated above , Readjust if necessary . If stopping distance is still greater than six ( 6 ) feet in high _ st gear , turther maintenance is necessary . Con - tact your nearest authorized service center / department . With Parking Brake " Engaged " Jam Nut Nut iArm Front Links TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE Do Not touch this nut . BELT ( See Illustration Next Page ) If further brake adjustment is necessaryce The mower blade drive belt may be re - contact your nearest authorized servi placed without tools , Park the tractor on center / department level surface . Engage parking brake . TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT BELT REMOVAL - Park the tractor on level surface . Engage • Remove mower from tractor ( See ' 7 - o0f parking brake . For assistance , there _ s a REMOVE MOWER " in this section belt installation guide decal on bottom this manual ) . side of left footrest . • Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and • Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE idler pulleys . MOWER " in this section of this manual . ) • Pull belt away from mower . • Remove belt from stationary idler and BELT INSTALLATION - clutching idler , • Install new belt in reverse order of re - • Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . moval . Carefully remove belt upwards from transmission input pulley and over cool - • Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves ing fan blades . and inside all belt guides . • Pull belt toward front of tractor and re - • Install mower in reverse order of re - move downward from around engine moval instructions . 23 pulley .
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• Installnew belt by reversingabovepro - TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL cedure . ALIGNMENT If steeringwheel crossbars are not hori - Engine zontal ( left to right ) when wheels are posi - tioned straight forward , remove steenng Idler wheel and reassembleper instructions in the Assembly section of this manual . Stationar FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER Idler The front wheel toe - in and camber are not adjustable on _ your tractor . If damage has occurred to affect the front wheel toe - in or Input Pulley camber , contact your nearest authorized service center . TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS • Block up axle securely . • Remove axle cover , retaining ring and TRANSAXLE MOTION CONTROL washers to allow wheel removal ( rear LEVER NUETRAL ADJUSTMENT wheel contains a square key - Do not The motion control lever has been preset lose ) . at the factory and adjustment should not • Repair tire and reassemble . • On rear wheels only : align grooves in be necessary . Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the rear wheel hub and axle . Insert square right rear wheel , and lightly tighten . key . • Start engine and move motion control • Replace washers and snap retaining lever until tractor does not move for - ring securely in axle groove , ward or backward . • Replace axle cover . • Hold motion control lever in that posi - NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent tion and turn engine off . flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant • While holding motion control lever in may be _ purchased from your local partsdry dealer , i _ re sealant also prevents tire place , loosen the adjustment bolt . rot and corrosion . • Move motion control lever to the neutral Washers _ ( N ) ( lock gate ) position . Retaining k _ • Tighten adjustment bolt securely . NOTE : If additional clearance is needed Ring I \ Axle L JS _ - JJIII to get to adjustment bolt , move mower deck height to the lowest position . After above adjustment is made , if the Square Key - - j _ tractor still creeps forward or backwardal ( Rear Wheel Only ) ' - ' - while motion control lever is in neutr po - sition , follow these steps : TO START ENGINE WITH AWEAK Loosen the adjustment bolt . BATTERY Move the motion control lever 1 / 4 to 1 / 2 _ , CAUTION : Lead - acid batteries gener - inch in the direction it is trying to creep . ate explosive gases . Keep sparks , flame and smoking materials away from batter - Tighten adjustment bolt securely . Start engine and test . ies . Always wear eye protection when • If tractor still creeps , repeat above steps around batteries . until satisfied . If your battery is too weak to start the en - gine , it should be recharged . ( See " BAT - Lever Neutral Lock TERY " in the MAINTENANCE section of this manual ) . If " jumper cables " are used for emergency starting , follow this procedure : IMPORTANT : Your tractor Is equipped with a 12 volt negative grounded system . The other vehicle must also be a 12 volt i nstmentegative grounded system . Do not use your tractor battery to start other vehicles . TRANSMISSION REMOVAL / REPLACE O ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - MENT • Connect each end of the RED cable to Should your transmission require removal the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each bat - for service or replacement , it should be tery , taking care not to short against pur _ led after reinstallation and before op - chassis . erating the tractor . See " PURGETRANS - • Connect one end of the BLACK cable to MISSFON in the Operation section of this the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal of fully manual . 24 charged battery .
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• Connectthe otherendof the BLACK TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB • Raise hood . cableto goodCHASSISGROUND , • Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the awayfromfueltank and battery . TO REMOVECABLES , REVERSE backside of the grill . ORDER - • Replace bulb in holder and push bulb • BLACK cable first from chassis and then holder securely back into the hole in the from the fully charged battery . backside of the grill . • RED cable last from both batteries . • Close hood . INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to run poorly , stop running , or pre - vent it from starting . Check wiring . See electrical wiring dia - " Positive " ( + ) ' Negative ' ( - ) gram in the Repair Parts section . TO REPLACE FUSE L . H . Panel [ _ ' - - _ / / Replace with 15 amp automotive - type Bolt plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located be - hind the dash . TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL ASSEMBLY • Raise hood . REPLACING BA'I - rERY • Unsnap headlight wire connector . • Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood at _ 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 bands , rings , etc . Positive terminal must be connected first ood to prevent sparking from accidental Headlight grounding . • Lift hood to raised position . Wirenector Remove terminal guard . Disconnect BLACK battery cable then RED battery cable and carefully remove battery from tractor . • Install new battery with terminals in same position as old battery . Reinstall terminal guard . First connect RED battery cable to posi - ENGINE tive ( + ) battery terminal with hex bolt Maintenance , repair , or replacement ofems , and keps hut as shown . Tighten se - the emission control devices and esystrs curely . which are being done at the custom • Connect BLACK grounding cable to expense may De performed by any non - negative ( - ) battery terminal with re - road engine repair establishment or inoi - maining ] hex bolt and keps nut . Tighten vidual . Warranty repairs must be per - securely . formed by an authorized engine manufac - • Close terminal access doors . turer's service outlet . • Close hood . TO ADJUST THROTTLE CONTROL Hex CABLE Keps The throttle control has been preset at the factory and adjustment should not be nec - Terminal essary . Check adjustment as oescrieen below before loosening cable . If adjust - Door ment is necessary , proceed as follows : • With engine not running , move throttle • Positive control lever to fast position . ( Red ) Cable • Check that swivel is against side of quarter circle . If it is not , loosen cable Guard i Cable clamp screw and pull cable back until swivel is against quarter circle . Tighten cable clamp screw securely . 25
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PRELIMINARY SEI - FING - TOADJUSTCHOKECONTROL The chokecontrolhas been preset at the • Be sure you have a clean air filter , andare factory and adjustment should not be the throttle control cable and choke necessary . Check adjustment as de - adjusted properly ( see above ) . scribed below before loosening cable . If • With engine off turn idle mixture screw adjustment is necessary , proceed as fol - in ( clockwise ) closing it finger tight and lows : then turn out ( counterclockwise ) 1 - 1 / 4 TO ADJUST CHOKE CONTROL to 1 - 1 / 2 turns . The choke control has been preset at the FINAL SE1 - FING - factory and adjustment should not be • Start engine and allow to warm for five necessary . Check adjustment as de - minutes . Make final adjustments with scribed below before loosening cable . If engine running and shift / motion control adjustment is necessary , proceed as fol - lever in neutral ( N ) position . lows : • With throttle control lever in slow posi - • With engine not running , move choke tion , hold throttle lever against idle control ( located on dash panel ) to full speed screw and adjust idle speedM . choke position . screw to obtain 1200 to 1400 RP • Remove air cleaner cover , filter and • While still holding throttle lever against cartridge plate to expose carburetor idle speed screw , turn idle mixture choke ( see AIR FILTER " in the Mainte - screw in ( clockwise ) until engine begins nance section of this manual ) . to die and then turn out ( counterclock - • Choke should be closed , If it is not , wise ) until engine runs rough . Turn loosen casing clamp screw and move screw to a point midway between those choke cable until choke is completely two positions . closed . Tighten casing clamp screw se - • Continue to hold throttle lever against curely . idle speed screw and adjust idle speede - • Reassemble air cleaner . screw to obtain 900 to 1200 RPM . R lease throttle lever . Clamp Screw - _ _ ACCELERATION TEST - Quarter _ , , , f \ \ ) • 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 continue to adjust , if necessary , until en - gine accelerates smoothly . High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do not adjust - damage may result . IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the en - gine governor , which is factory set for proper engine speed . Overspeeding the engine above the factory high speed set - ting can be dangerous . If you think the en - Choke gine - governed high speed needs adjust - Lever = ng , contactyour nearest authorized ser - vice center / department , which has proper Casing Screw equipment and experience to make any necessary adjustments . TO ADJUST CARBURETOR ldle Speed The carburetor has been preset at the fac - tory and adjustment should not be neces - Screw sary . However , minor adjustment may be required to compensate for differences in fuel , temperature , altitude or load . If the carburetor does need adjustment , pro - _ _ le Mixture Screw ceed as follows : In general , turning the mixture screw in _ " ' Throttle Lever ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of fuel ldle Speed to the engine giving a leaner fuel / air mix - ture . Turningthe m _ xture screw out Screw ( counterclockwise ) increases the supplyl / of fuel to the engine giving a richer fue air Idle Mixture mixture . IMPORTANT : Damage to the needles and Screw the seats in carburetor may result if screw _ " Throttle Lever is turned in too tight . 26
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ENGINE Immediately prepare your tractor for stor - age at the end of the season or if the trac - FUEL SYSTEM tor will not be used for 30 days or more . IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent _ luUmdeposits from forming in essential _ I _ CAUTION : Never store the tractor with el system parts such as carburetor , fuel gasoline in the tank inside a building filter , fuel hose , or tank during storage . where fumes may reach an open flame or Also , experience indicates that alcohol spark . Allow the engine to cool before blended fuels ( called gasohol or using storing in any enclosure . ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture TRACTOR which leads to separation and formation Remove mower from tractor for winter of acids during storage . Acidic gas can storage . This will allow you to clean it damage the fuel system of an engine thoroughly . Remove all dirt , grease , while in storage . leaves , etc . Store in a clean _ , dry area . , • Drain the fuel tank . • Clean entire tractor ( See CLEANING ' • Start the engine and let it run until the in the Maintenance section of this fuel lines and carburetor are empty . manual ) . • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner • Inspect and replace belts , if necessary products in the fuel tank or permanent ( See belt replacement instructions in damage may occur . the Service and Adjustments section of • Use fresh fuel next season . this manual ) . NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable al - • Lubricate as shown in the Maintenance ternative in minimizing the formation of section of this manual . fuel gum deposits during storage . Add • Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or stor - are securely fastened . Inspect moving age container . Always follow the mix ratio ! _ arts for damage , breakage and wear . found on stabilizer container . Run engine eplace if necessary . at least 10 minutes after adding _ tabilizer • Touch up all rusted or chipped paint to allow the stabilizer to reach the carbu - surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . retor , Do not drain the gas tank and carbu - BATTERY retor if using fuel stabilizer . ENGINE OIL Fully charge the battery for storage . : After a period of time in storage , battery Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and re _ , ! ace may require recharging . with clean engine oil . ( See " ENGINE ' in • To help prevent corrosion and power the Maintenance section of this manual ) . leakage during long periods of storage , CYLINDER ( S ) battery cables should be disconnected Pour one ounce of oil through spark and battery cleaned thoroughly ( see TO CLEAN BATTERYAND TERMI - Remove spark plug ( s ) . plug hole ( s ) into cyl ! nder ( s ) ; , NALS " in the Maintenance section of Turn ignition key to START position for this manual ) . a few seconds to distribute oil , • After cleaning , leave cables discon - • Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . nected and place cables where they OTHER cannot come in contact with battery ter - • Do not store gasoline from one season minals . to another , • If battery is removed from tractor for • Replace your gasoline can if it sLarts to storage , do not store battery directly on rust . Rust and / or dirt in your gasoline concrete or damp surfaces . will Cause problems . • If possible , store your tractor indoors and cover it to give protection from dust and dirt . • Cover your tractor with a suitable pro - tective cover that does not retain mois - ture . Do not use plastic . Plastic cannot breathe , which allows condensation to form and cause your tractor to rust . IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while , engine and exhaust areas are still warm . 27
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART CAUSE PROBLEM CORRECTION Will not start • Out of fuel , • Fillfuel tank . • See " TO START ENGINE " in • Engine not " CHOKED " properly , Operation section . • Engine flooded . • Wait several minutes before at - tempting to start . • Bad spark plug . • Dirty air filter . Clean / replace air filter . : Replace spark plug . Replace fuel filter . : Dirty fuel filter . Water in fuel . Drain fuel tank and carburetor , refill tank with fresh _ asoline and replace fuel filter . Loose or damaged wiring . heck all wiring . , , , . Carburetor out of adjustment . See = ToAdjust Carburetor in Service and Adjustments section . Contact an authorized service • Engine valves out of adjust - Hard to start ment . center . Clean / replace air filter . Dirty air filter . • Replace spark plug . i Bad spark plug . Weak or dead battery . Recharge or replace battery . Replace fuel filter . : Dirty fuel filter . • Drain fuel tank and refill with Stale or dirty fuel . fresh gasoline . : Loose or damaged wiring . Check all wiring . Carburetor out of adjustment . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . Engine will not turn • Contact an authorized service • Engine valves out of adjust - over ment . center . • Clutch / brake pedal not de - • Depress clutch / brake pedal . pressed . • Attachment clutch is engaged . • Disengage attachment clutch . • Weak or dead battery . • Blown fuse . Replace fuse . i Recharge or replace battery . • Corroded battery terminals . Clean battery terminals . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check all wirinq . Check / replace ignition switch . Faulty ignition switch . Faulty solenoid or starter . Check / replace solenoid or Engine clicks but will starter . not - start Contact an authorized service Faulty operator presence center . switch ( es ) . Weak or dead battery . Recharge or replace battery . Corroded battery terminals . Clean battery terminals . Loss of power • Loose or damaged wiring . : Check all wiring . • Faulty solenoid or starter . Check / replace solenoid or starter . • Cutting too much grass / too fast . • Set in " Higher Cut " position / re - duce speed . • Throttle in " CHOKE " position . : Adjust throttle control . Clean underside of mower hous • Build - up of grass , leaves and trash under mower . ing . Clean / replace air filter . : Dirty air filter . : Check oil level / change oil . Low oil level / dirty 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 an ( replace fuel filter . • Spark plug wire loose . • Connect and tighten spark plug wire . • Dirty engine air screen / fins . • Clean engine air screen / fins . 28
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Loss of power ( cont'dl Dirty / clogged muffler , Clean / replace muffler . Loose or damaged wiring , Check all wiring . Carburetor out of adjustment , • See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Ser . vice and Adjustments section . • Contact an authorized service Engine valves out of adjust - center . ment . 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 . Faulty operator - safety pres - • Check wiring , switches and con - Engine continues to nections . If not run when operator ence control system . leaves seat with at - corrected , contact an authorized tachment clutch en - service center / department . gaged Poor cut - uneven Worn , bent or loose blade . Replace blade . Tighten blade bolt . Mower deck not level . Level mower deck . • Clean underside of mower hous - Buildup of grass , leaves , and trash under mower . ing . Bent blade mandrel . • Replace blade mandrel . Clogged mower deck vent • Clean around mandrels to open vent holes . holes from buildup of 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 . • Replace idler pulley . • Frozen idler pulley . • Frozen blade mandrel . • Replace blade mandrel . • Engine speed too slow . • Place throttle control in " FAST ' po - sition . • Travel speed too fast . Shift to slower speed . Poor grass discharge Allow grass to dry before mowing . Wet grass . Mower deck not level . Level mower deck . i • • Low / uneven tire air pressure . Check tires for proper air pres - sure . • Worn , bent or loose blade . Replace / sharpen blade . " lighten blade bolt . Clean underside of mower hous - • Buildup of grass , leaves and trash under mower . ing . • Mower drive belt worn . Replace mower drive belt . • Blades improperly installed . Reinstall blades sharp edge down . Replace with blades listed in this • Improper blades used . 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 work ing ( if so equipped ) • Replace bulb ( s ) . Bulb ( s ) burned out . Faulty light switch . Check / replace light switch . Check widng andconnections . Loose or damaged wiring . Blown fuse . • Replace fuse . Bad battery cell ( s ) . • Replace battery . Poor cable connections . • Check / clean all connections . Battery will not charge • Replace regulator , Faulty regulator ( if so equipped ) . • Replace alternator . Fault ' , , alternator . 29
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Loss of drive • Freewheel control in " disen - • Place freewheel control in = en - gaged " position . gaged " opositionn • Motion drive belt worn , dam - • Replace moti drive belt . aged or broken . • Air trapped in transmission • Purge transmission , during shipment or servicing • Engine throttle control not set Engine = backfires " • Move throttle control to " SLOW " at " SLOW " position for 30 sec - when turning engine positionand allow to idle for 30 onds before stopping engine " OFF " seconds before stopping engine . 30
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TRACTOR MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 SCHEMATIC ° Eo IJ BATTERY O O _ SOLENOID i I | CLUTCH / BRAKE W _ ITiE i ( PEDAL UP ) _ IF SPARKG PLU I OG _ BL _ CK _ IGUNNITIITON I ( 2 PLUGS ONGINES ) TWIN CYL EN CHAR ( _ NG SYSTEM OUTPUT 28 VOLTS AC MIN . O _ RPM 3 AMP DC @ 3600 RPM ( CHA . qGING SYSTEM DISCONNECTED ) J UGHTING _ YSTEM O ( JTpUT OR _ G _ SAMpAC @ _ X3R0PM DIODE i I L " NOTE YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH A SPECIAL ALTERNATOR SYSTEM . THE LIGHTS ARE NOT CONNECTED TO THE BATTERY , BUT HAVE THEIR OWN ELECTRICAL SOURCE . BECAUSE OF THIS , THE HEADLIGHTS BRIGHTNESS OF THE LIGHTS WILL CHANGE WITH ENGINE SPEED . AT IDLETHE LIGHTS WILL DIM . AS THE ENGINE IS NON - REMOVABLE IGNITION SWITCH REMOVABLE SPEEDED UP , THE LIGHTS CONNECTIONS WILL BECOME THEIR BRIGHTEST . CONNECTIONS POSITION CIRCUIT " MAKE " OFF G + M + L NONE WIRING INSULATED CLIPS RUN / LIGHT B + L A + Y NOTE : IF WIR ( NG INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR RUN B + L NONE SERVICING OF UNIT , THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED TO START B + L + S NONE PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING . 31
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 ELECTRICAL 22 43 24 41 26 I I ! I I t I I \ i L I I I p . . . . I 1 I 32
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 163465 Battery 2 74760412 Bolt , Hex 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 8 7603J Tray , Battery 10 145211 Bolt , Btr Front 1 / 4 - 20 x 7 - 1 / 2 11 150109 HolddownBatteryFront Mount 12 145769 Nut , Push NylonBatteryFront 1 / 4 16 153664 Switch InterlockPush - In 19 STD551125 Washer , Lock 1 / 4 20 73350400 Nut , Hex , Jam 1 / 4 - 20 21 166182 Harness , LightSocket ( w / 4152J ) 22 4152J Ught Bulb 24 4799J Cable , Battery 25 146148 Cable , Battery 26 166180 Fuse 27 73510400 NUtKeps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 28 14,5491 Cable , Ground 29 121305X Switch , Seat 30 14 ( _ 01 Switch , Ignition 4 Posi1 _ on 31 124211X Nut , Ignition 32 . 141226 Cover , Ignition Switch 33 109310X Key , Molded , Craftsman 40 166145 Harness , Ignition 41 71110408 • BoltBIkFinHex 1 / 4 - 20UNCx1 / 2 42 131563 Cover , Terminal 43 145673 Solenoid 44 73640400 Nut Keps BIk Hex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC 45 121433X AmmeterRectangular6 Amp 52 141940 ProtectionWire Loop ( HourMeter ) 55 17490508 Sc _ ewThdrol 5 / 16 - 18xl / 2 70 166658 HarnessEngineB & S NOTE : Allcomponentdimensions giveninU . S . inches 1 Inch = 25.4 mm 33
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES 28 58 12 53 31 55 14 37 20 37 13 _ . 3 14 3 74 38 _ 39 34
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 166819 Chassis 2 14O356 Drawbar 3 17490612 Screw , Thd , , Roll 3 / 8 - t6 x 3 / 4 Type'IT 4 19131216 Washer 13 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 5 155272 Bumper Hood Dash 9 161917X013 Dash 10 STD533710 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16x 1 11 155927 Panel , Dash , LH 12 145660 Clip33nnermanGrilleP / L 13 169118 Panel , Dash , RH 14 17490608 Screw Thdml 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 17 144983X558 Hood Assembly 18 126938X BumperHood 20 156437 Plate Battery / FuelTank Fr 23 124028X BushingSnap Nyl BIkFuel Une 25 19131312 Washer 13 / 82 x 13 / 16 x 12 Gauge 26 STD541437 Locknut , Hex , with Insert 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 28 145198X558 Gillie , MS - 558 29 1 & 5217X699 Lens , Grille 30 151287X558 FanderiFootrest 31 139976 Bracket , Fendar / Suppert 37 1749050 Screw , Thdrol . 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2TYT 38 139886 Pivot BracketAssembly , LH , Mower , Rear 39 139887 PivotBrasketAssembly , RH , Mower , Rear 51 73800400 Nut Lockw / fosert 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 52 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Ga . 53 145201 BracketGriUePickoff Lh 54 161464 Screw Hex Wshd 8 - 18 x 7 / 8 55 145202 BracketGdlle PickoffRh 57 74780412 Bolt FinHe ) ( 1 / 4 - 20 x . 75 Unc 58 140547 Air Duct P / L B & S OppTwin 59 1104,36 ) ( Bushing , Snap , Split 60 STD535707 BoltRdhd Sqnk3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 64 154798 DashLowerSTLT 74 STD54t437 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 140 158418 Bracket Suspension Front 142 165867 Plate Reinforcement STLT 143 154966 Bracket Swaybar Chassis 144 154L ' K ) 7 Bracket Footrest STLT 145 156524 Rod Pivot Chassis ! Hood NOTE : All componentdimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 35
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 GROUND DRIVE 57 116 103 97 61 52 27 22 84 55 36
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,270822 GROUND DRIVE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 Transasie ( Bee Breakdown ) 72 19132012 Washer 13 / ' 32x 1 - 1 / 4 x 12 Ga . Hydro Gr 319 - 0650 73 156347 Strap Torque Rh Hydro 0650 2 142431 Spring , Return , Brake 74 121199X Spacer , Split 3 143995 Pulley , Trensaxle 75 121749X Washer 25 / 82 x 1 - 1 / 4x 16 Gauge . 8 165866 Rod Shift Fender Adiust 10 STD561210 PinCotter 1 / 8xlCAD 76 STD581075 E - a _ g 14 10040400 Washer Lock HW I - lel _ caJ 77 123583X Key , Square Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 6 / 8 x 16 16 S'FETo41431 NutLockHexW / Ins . 5 / t6 - 18 78 121748X Uric Gauge 18 $ 3 " D523710 BoltFin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 Uns x 1 81 165591 ShaftAsm Cross Tapered650 Gf . 5 20 19 ST [ To41437 NutLockHexW / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 82 165711 SpringTorsion Unc 83 19171216 Washer 17 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 21 130564 Knob , Deluxe 1 / 2 - 13 84 165815 Unk Transaxle0650 LT / YTiSTL 22 145627 Rod , Brake Hydro 89 164890X428 Console , Shift 24 733506 ( X ) Nut , He : < Jam 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 90 124346 ) ( Nut Seff - ThdWsh - hd 1 / 4Zinc 25 106888X Spring , BrakeRod 93 142564 Une Fuel Hydro4 " 26 STD55t037 Washer 94 140462 Fan , Hydro 7 " 27 STE _ 6t210 Pin Cotter lib x 3 / 4 CAD . 95 167696 Conb'ol Bypass Hydro 28 145204 Rod , PerkingBrake 96 4497H Retainer Spring1 " Zinc / Cad 29 124236 ) ( Cap , PerkingBrake 97 140469 Keeper Bolt Rh Hydro 0750 . 18 / 20 " 30 130807 Bracket , Transaxle 32 74760512 Boll Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 3 / 4 98 73510600 Nut Keps He ) < 3 / 8 - 16 Unc Washer 11 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 34 155071 Shaft , FoetPedal 100 19111216 Washer BeJiville . 5OlDx 1.50 £ ) 35 120183 ) ( Bearing , Nylon 102 141322 36 19 _ 211616 Washer 103 73,940800 Nut Rex Jam Toplock 1 / 4 - 20 Unf 37 1572H Pin , Roll Arm , Control Hydro 38 131494 PulLey , _ dk _ r , Flat 104 140156 39 _ 727 Bo ( t 105 71070516 Screw Cap Rex 5 / 16 x 18x t BoltCart . 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.25 40 4470J Spacer , SplR 116 72110610 BoltHex Flghd 5 / 16 - 18 Gr . 5 41 165838 Keeper , Belt Idler 145 74490540 BoltHex Flghd 5 / 16 - 18 x 2 - 1 / 4 42 19131312 Washer 13f32xt3 / t6x12 146 74490536 Bolt He ; < Flghd 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 2 Gauge 147 74490524 BushingBell ( rank Grd Drive 47 127783 PulJey , Idler , V - GrOove 150 165850 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 x 10 Ga . 48 154407 BellcrankClutch Gmd Dry STL 151 19133210 Washer Srrtod5 / i 61Dx t , t 25 49 123205X " Retainer , Belt 156 166002 BoltShoulder5 / 16 - 18 Unc - 2A 50 _ 715 Bolt 157 153236 Bracket Shift Mount 51 _ 1437 NutCfownlock 3 / 8 - 16UNC 158 165589 52 STD541431 Nut , Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18 Unc 159 165494 Hub TapperodFlange Shift Lt Washer 29 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga 53 105710 ) ( Link , Clutch 160 19292016 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 55 105709X Spring , Return , Clutch 161 72140406 Gr5 56 STD523712 BoltHex 3 / 8 - 16x1 - 1 / 4 NutCrownlockl / 4 - 20 Uric 57 140994 V - Belt , Ground Drive 162 73680400 Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 20 Unc x 1 59 140312 Keeper , Center Span 163 74780416 Gr 5 61 17490612 Screw Thdrol . 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 Washer 5 / 8 x . 281 x 10 Ga Ty . TT 164 19091010 Bracket Pivot Lever 62 8883R Cover , Pedal 165 165623 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 63 140186 Pu { _ * j , Er _ ne . 166 166880 Bolt Shoulder5 / 16 - ! 8 x . 561 64 71170764 BoitHex7 / 16 - 20x4Gr . 5 168 165492 65 STD551143 Washer 169 165580 Plate FasteningLt 66 t54778 Keeper Belt Engine Hydro NOTE : All component dimensions givenin U . S . inches • 70 134683 Guk : leBeltRH Engine 1 inch = 25.4 mm 71 140158 Strap Torque Lh Hydro 18 / 20 " T 37
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 STEERING ASSEMBLY 36 - - " : - - - - Z : - . , ? _ 41 62 ll4 67 47 13 43 38
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 STEERING ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO , DESCRIPTION 1 139768 SteeringWheel 2 154427 FrontAxle Assembly 3 156483 SpindleAssembly , LH . 4 157473 SpindleAssembly , R . H . 5 6266H Bearing , Race , Thrust , Hardened 6 121748X Washer 26 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 7 19272016 Washer 27 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 8 12006029 Ring , K ] ip 9 3366R Bearing , Steering Column 10 156438 Unk , Drag 11 STD551137 Washer , Lock 13 154779 Spacer , Bearing , FrontAxle 15 73901000 Nut , Lock , Flange 5 / 8 - 11 UNC 17 156546 Shaft Assembly , Steering 18 57079 Washer , Thrust . 515 x . 760 x . 033 19 16 ( % 396 Support , Shaft Screw has Wshhd Torx 22 165857 23 166851 Plttman ShaftAssembly 25 164406 Bracket , Steering 26 126847X Bushing , Link , 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 30 STD561210 Pin 32 130465 Red , Tie 36 155O99 Bushing , Steering 37 152927 Screw TT # 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 Gdpce Nut 41 100711L Adaptor , Steering Wheel 42 145054 Boot , Steering Dash P / L Mlt BIk 43 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 44 153720 Extension Steering Non - Adjust 46 121232 ) < Cap , Spindle 47 6855M Fitting , Grease Nut Lock Hx W / ins 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 51 738005 ( X ) 54 74780520 Bolt Fin Hex 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 154404 Bearing Arm Pittman 67 74781044 Bolt Fin Hex 5 / 8 - ! lunc x 2 - 3 / 4 68 154429 Brace Axle Washer 13 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 12 Ga 79 19132012 80 74950612 Bolt Hex Nylon 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 ENGINE 2 1 38 14 13 81 32 31 39 \ OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT 35 4 I Spark Arrester 4O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 ENGINE KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 1 _ 152 ControlThrot Paddle32 22 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20x5 / 8 T 2 17720410 3 . . . . . . . Engine ( SeeBreakdown ) BriggsModelNo . 42E707 - 2631 - E1 4 149723 Muffler Exhaust Exhaust Asm . Left 5 14 _ 6 144 _ Exhaust Asm . Right 7 138129 Tube Ooob _ Engine Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 UNC X 3 / 4 W / Seres 8 150176 t0 145552 Heat ShieldIt 11 STD551126 Washer LockHvy . Helical 1 / 4 Belt FinHex 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 12 STD522507 13 165287 Gasket Muffler 14 13280336 NipplePipe4 - 1 / 2 " 15 1 _ Elbow Std 90 Degree 3 / 6 - 18 Npt 16 STD551237 Washer Lock ExtTooth3 / 8 17 17490624 Screw Thdrol 3 / 84 6xl - 1 / 2 Tytt 23 15988O ShieldBrowning / DebrisGuard 25 145996 ControlChoke 26 7392O6OO Nut Kegs 3 / 8 - 24 Unf 27 152927 Screw 11 " # 10 - 32 x 5 x 3 / 8 Flange 29 137180 ArrestorSpark Tank Fuel 3 50 Rear 31 157103 32 161696 Cap Fuel GuageSTLT 33 123487X Clamp Hose BIk 34 106082X Spacer Pad 35 17490512 Screw Thdrel 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 " rYT 37 8543R UPe , Fuel 38 . . . . . . . PlugOil Drain ( See Engine Breakdown ) 39 109227X Pad Idler 1.75 x , 75 x , 06 81 128861 Nut , Range 1 / 4 - 20 Starter Nut NOTE : / _ componentdimens _ ns given in U . S . inchas 1 inch = 25.4 mm 41
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 SEAT ASSEMBLY 5 21 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION I 1 _ 1 _ Seat 3450 BIk / blk Craftsman 12 121246X Bracket Pnt Mounting Switch 2 140551 BracketPnt PivotSeat ( blk ) 13 121248X BushingSnap BIk Nyl 50 Id 3 74760616 BoltFinHex3 / 8 - 16uncX 1 14 72050412 Bolt Rdhd Sht Nk 1 / 4 - 20x1 - 1 / 2 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 X 3 / 4 X 10 Ga 15 134300 Spacer Split 28 X 96 Zinc 5 1450 ( _ ClipPushln Hinged 16 121250X Spring Cprsn 1 27 BIk Pnt 6 _ 1 _ 7 Nut Hex Lock w / Ins 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 17 123976X NUt Lock 1 / 4 Lge Fig Gr 5 Zinc 7 124181X Spring Seat Cprsn 2 250 BIk zi 2 ! 153236 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 Unc - 2A 8 17490616 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 X 1 Ty - tt 22 STD541431 Nut Hex Lock w / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 9 19131614 Washer13 / 32XlX14Ga 24 19171912 Washer 17 / 32 X 1 - 3 / 16 X 12 Ga . 10 155925 Pan Pnt Seat ( blk ) 25 127018X BoltShoulder 5 / 16 - 18 X 62 11 166369 Knob Seat NOTE : All component dimensions given in U , S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 _ ) ECALS 6 2 11 2 2O 22 14 14 13 PART KEY PART NO , NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 156439 Decal FenderDanger Seam 14 163259 Decal Dash Panel 2 163265 Decal Fend Auto Sears Gold 15 160396 Decal Mower Drive Schematic 3 16320O Decal Hood Rh Craftsman 19 138047 Decat , Battery DiehardSears 4 163202 Decal HoodLh Craftsman 20 166887 Decal Deck Mower E73 5 165392 Decal HP Engine 22 149516 Decal Battery 6 133644 Decal MaintCustomer - - 138311 Decal Lift Handle Sears Dora - - 169210 Decal , By - Pass Lt Hydro 7 167181 Decal Replacement Srs - - 154515 Pad Footrest Lh STLT 9 163204 Decal Fender Craftsman Gold - - 154516 Pad Footrest Rh STLT 11 156811 Decal Fender STLTH Oper - - 168781 Manual , Owner's ( English ) Inst E / S - - 168782 Manual , Owner's ( Spanish ) 13 146046 Decal V - belt Dr Sch Tractor E WHEELS & TIRES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Valve Cap , " nre 2 65139 Stem , Vaive 3 106222X Tire , Front 4 59904 Tube , Front " life 4,10 ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 106732X427 Rim , Front 2781 - t Fitting , Grease ( Front Wheal 11 Only ) 9040H Bearing , Flange ( Front W'nea ! Only ) 8 106108X427 Rim , Rear 9 122O82X Tire , Rear lO 7152J Tube , Rear Tire ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 11 104757X Cap , Axle 144334 Sealant , 33re ( 10 oz . Tube ) NOTE : All component dimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 LIFT ASSEMBLY 27 25 24 23 7 8 ! / . / I ' ! i 49 / / 30 3 6 6 5 13 20 15 44
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 LIFT ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159460 LiftLever Inner Wire Asm . 2 159471 Shaft Asm . Uft 3 105767X Pin Groove 4 12000002 E Ring 5 19211621 Washer21i32x 1 x21 Ga . 6 120183X BearingNyloflg 7 125631X GripHandle Fluted 8 122365X ButtonPlungerRead 11 139665 Link Asm Litt LH . 12 139866 Link Asm Lift R . H . 13 S'T'D624008 Retainer Swing 15 127218 Unk Front 16 733,50800 Nut Jam Hex 1 / 2 - 13 Unc 17 130171 Trunnion BIk Zinc 18 73680800 Nut Lock W / Wsh 1 / 2 - 13 Unc 19 139868 Arm SuspensionMower 20 163552 Retainer Swing 23 110807X Nut , Special 24 19131016 Washer 13 / 32 x 5 , , ' 8x 16 Ga . 25 2876H Swing 26 76020308 " Pin , Cotter 3 / 32 x 1 / 2 27 126971X Rod , Adjust Life 28 73350600 Nut , HexJam 3 / 8 - 16UNC 29 138057 Knob , InfiniteHeightAdmustment 30 150233 Trunnion , Inf . Height 31 140302 Bearing , Pvt , Lift . Spherical 32 73540600 Nut Crownleck 3 / 8 - 24 49 145212 Nut , Hex Flange Lock 50 110452 - X Nut , Push Phns . & - Oil NOTE : Allcomponentdimensionsgiven inU . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 45
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 MOWER DECK 36 I L . 43 34 31 17 21 j _ 3 24 25 16 28 27 46
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 WIOWERDECK PART KEY PART _ 10 . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 164961 MowerHousing 55 155046 Arm , Idler 2 $ 105331O7 Bolt 56 1220Fo2X Spacer , Retainer 3 138017 BracketAssembly , Sway Bar , 58 1 _ Spring , Torsion Brakes 42 " Front 59 141043 Guard , Tuv Idler ( 94 ) 4 13844o BracketAssembly , Sway Bar 67 162113 Knob Custom Oval 5 STD6 _ 4008 RetainerSpring 68 144200 V - Belt 6 130 _ 32 Arm , Suspension , Rear 71 142427 Rod , Clutch , Primary , with Nibs 8 85O857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 72 131870 Spring , Return 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 73 127847 Arm , Clutch , Secondary 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 74 121748 ) ( Washer 25 / 32 x i - 5 / 8 x 16 Ga . 11 134149 Blade , Mulching 75 12000029 Ring , Klip 12 1L : x _ 95 Bearing , Ball 76 128903 Bolt , Shoulder 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1.44 13 137645 ShaftAasembly , Mandrel , Vented 77 127845 Keeper , Spring ( Incl . Key Number 6 ) 78 160570 Arm , Clutch , Pdmary 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 79 127498 Bushing , Large , Brass 15 110485X Bearing , Ball , Mandrel 80 153701 Spring , Mower Clutch 16 14 ( X329 Stripper , Vented Mower Deck 81 73350600 NUt , Hex Jam 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 17 72110610 Bolt , Cardage 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 4 82 142028 Trunnion Adj . 94 18 72140505 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 83 120958X Washer Sintered 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 84 156084 KeeperBelt Idler 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 85 72140620 BoltCarriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 2 21 STD541431 Nut , Crownleek 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 92 STD541437 Locknut , Hex w / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 22 134753 Stiffener Bracket 101 136420 Cover Mulching42 " Black 23 131267 Bracket , Deflector 102 71161010 ScrewTruss Hd Phil10 - 24x5 / 8 24 105304x Cap , Sleeve 103 19 ( 361216 Washer # 10 25 123713X Spring , Tersion , Deflector 104 STD551110 Washer Lock 26 110452 ) ( Nut , Push 105 160793 Latch Asm Bagger 27 130968 Shield , Deflector 106 2029J NutWeld 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32 x 5 / 8 x 16 Ga . 111 155197 BracketGauge , Wheel LH 29 131491 Red , Hinge 112 155198 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel RH 30 157722 Screw Thdrel Roiling Wsh Hd 113 17490512 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 31 129963 Washer , Spacer 114 73510500 Nut , Hex Keps 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 32 153535 Pulley , Mandret 115 72110504 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 UNC x 1 / 2 33 137266 Nut , Toplock , Flanged 116 4898H Bolt , Shoulder 34 STD533717 Bolt 117 165746 Wheel , Gauge 35 133835 Fastner , Chdstrnas Tree 118 73930600 NUt , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat 119 19121414 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 14 Ga . 37 19131316 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 16 Ga . 121 143723 Bracket 40 S _ 1437 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 128 153390 Washer Felt 41 133551 Red , Pivot , with Nibs 129 19131312 Washer ! 3 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga . 43 140083 Rod , Clutch , Secondary , w / Nibs 130 $ 3 " D523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 Uric x 1 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , LH . Gr . 5 45 STD624003 Retainer 131 STD533710 BoltRdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 46 137729 Screw , Thd . Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 132 19 ! 32203 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 8 x 3 Ga . 48 133944 Washer , Hardened 141 6L : _ 6H Washer Thrust . 75 x 1.230 49 155O66 RollerAssembly , Cam Follower - - 130794 Mandrel Assembly ( Includes Key 50 131340 Bolt , Shoulder # 10 - 24 Grade 5 Numbers 8 - 10 , 12 - 15 , 31 and 32 ) 51 STD541410 Locknut - - 164963 Mower Deck , Complete ( Std deck 52 139888 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC - order separatelymalcher plate 53 131845X900 componentskeynos . 10 ! - ! 06 ) Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake 54 133943 Washer , Hardened NOTE : Ail component dimensionsgiven in U . S . inchas I inch = 25.4 mm 47
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 HYDRO GEAR TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 319 - 0650 23 _ ' 52 91 113 48
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 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 / 16 x 7 / 8 x , 060 2 1429G1 Assembly , UpperHousing 44 150829 DifferentialAssembly 3 142932 Seal , Up 52 142991 Washer 3 / 4 x1 . 5 x . 13 4 142928 Ring , Wire Retaining 53 142961 Seal . 75 x 1.25 x . 250 5 1 _ Ring , Retaining 56 142963 Shaft , Input 6 142934 Bearing , Shaft Ball 58 142964 Bolt 1 / 4 - 20 x 1.36 7 142935 Bearing , Cradle 59 142965 Pin . 50D x . 43 ID x . 750 8 150771 Beadng , Thrust 30 x 52 x 13 62 142966 Arm , Control 9 142 _ 7 Swashplate , Variable 63 142967 Pock , Dampener 13 142938 Block , Cylinder Assembly 64 142920 Set Screw 14 142939 Arm , Trunnion 68 142969 Spdng 15 142940 Seal , Lip 69 144610 Stud 5 / 16 - 24 17 142941 Guide , Slot 83 142971 Jackshaft Assembly 18 150772 Shaft , Motor 85 150606 Jackshaft 19 150773 Bearing , Thrust 42 x 68 x 16 88 142973 Screw , Cap 23 142944 Block , CylinderAssembly 89 142974 Washer 7 / 16 x 1 x 1 / 2 24 142945 Seal , Lip 10x25x7 90 142975 SleeveBeadng 25 142946 Actuator , Bypass 91 142976 Seal , Wiper 26 150774 Center SectionAssembly Wit 92 142977 Spring , Block 27 142948 Seal , Up 26 x 42 x 8 93 142978 Washer , BlockThrust 28 142949 Ring , Retaining 113 142917 Cap , k , _ ntAssembly 29 142950 Washer 26 x 35 x 1 114 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 142852 Ann , Bypass 135 144608 Pin , Coti _ r 36 142953 Ring , Retaining 139 150775 Spring , Compre _ ion 37 142954 Arm , Actuating 140 150776 Nut , Hex 5 / 16 - 24 38 142855 Pin , Actuating 900 150071 Transaxle complete 39 150777 Bolt 5 / 16 - 24 x 1 - 3 / 4 40 150778 Lockout , Hex 5 / 16 - 24 UNJC NOTE : AIt componentdimensions given in U . S . inches 41 142958 Brake Rotor / Stator Wit 1 inch = 25.4 mm 49
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 2631 - E 615 _ ' _ 24 634A 615 552 220 n 12 230 534 ? 219 642 643 523 _ 842 535 J 27 A 25 J 2 525 i 284A 161 601 524 O 537 5O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 RIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 2631 - E1 1358 GASKET SET I 51 1861 PUMP REPAIR KIT ] 51A 1121 CARBURETOR KIT ] 51 52 1 , o9 _ , o3 205 125 _ _ 634 _ = _ 202 _ 03 257 52 54 78T 334 468 0332 75 188 1006 337 383 51
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 BRIGGS & STRATFON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 2631 - E 801 783 8O2 / _ 615A 803 653 44 209A 209 414 207 y 307 592 52
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 3RIGGS & STRA'I - I'ON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 2631 - E1 881 244 8A _ 572 9 5A 10A 13 1019 LABEL KITI _ k REQUIRES SPECIAL TOOLS TO INSTALL . SEE REPAIR INSTRUCTION MANUAL . - - 305 305 304 573 307 308 i 3O6 307 53
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 2631 - KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO , NO . DESCRIPTION 1 497074 CylinderAssembly 52 270884 * Gasket , intake Manifold 2 399 " 265 Bushing Mounting 3 391086 * Seal , Oit 53 93970 Scr _ gwH , ex Head , 4 493304 Sump , Engine Carburetor to Manifold 5 4.93457 Head , Cylinder # 1 54 93208 Screw , Phillips 5A 493458 Head , Cylinder # 2 75 222511 Washer , Spring 7 271867 * Gasket , Cylinder Head # 1 78 95039 Screw , Hex 7A 271868 * Gasket , CylinderHead # 2 91 499281 BodyAssembly , Upper 6 495754 Breather Assembty # 1 95 93499 Screw , Serns 8A 222892 Cover , Breather Cylinder # 2 96 221939 Valve , Throttle ( Used Only on Key # 572 , 97 499172 Shaft , Throttle Air Bafflewith Hotes for Mount - 98 91920 Screw , FittisterHead ing ) 99 26157 Spring , Throttle Adjust 9 27803 * Gasket , Breather 102 27 ! 607 * * Gasket , Carburetor Body 10 94382 Screw , Serns 103 298514 FIoet , Carburetor 10A 94830 Screw , Sems 104 231435 * * Pin , Float Hinge 11 280225 Tube , Breather 105 394682 * * Valve , Needle 12 2 " / 3208 * Gasket , Crankcase , . 015 " Thick 107 499655 BedyAseembly , Lower 271188 * Gasket , Crankcase , . 005 " Thick 108 225373 Valve , Choke 271189 * Gasket , Crankcase , . 009 " Thick 109 392673 . Shaft , Choke 13 94565 Screw , Cy _ inderHead 116 2B0474 * O - Ring 15 94239 Plug , Oil Drain 117 232018 Jet , Needle Valve , Fixed 16 394028 Crankshaft _ Jet , Needle Valve , Fixed , 94196 33ruingGear Key High Altitude 19 39 _ 264 Bushing 119 94152 Screw , Hex Head 20 291675 * Seal , Oil 121 491539 Carburetor Kit 22 94724 Screw , Seres 125 19306 Carburetor 23 491180 Flywheel 127 223472 * * Plug , Welch 24 222698 Key , Flywheel 147 497684 Jet , Pilot 25 498584 Piston Assembly , Standard Size 161 496599 Base , Air Cleaner 498585 PistonAssembly , . 010 " Oversize 165 94289 Nut , Wing 498586 Piston Assembly , . 020 " Oversize 187 299146 Line , Fuel , 28 " Long ( Cutto S 498587 PistonAssembly , . 030 _ oversize 188 94627 Screw 26 394959 Ring Set , Standard Size 201 262683 Unk 394960 Ring Set , . 010 " Oversize 202 262684 link 394961 Ring Set , . 020 " Oversize 203 280997 Crank , Bell 394962 Ring Set , . 030 " Oversize 205 93971 Screw , Hex Head 27 263129 Lock , Piston Pin 206 94298 Nut 28 498319 Pin , Piston , Standard Size 207 262337 Spdng , Control , Red 391286 Pin , Piston , . 005 " oversize 209 262 ' 352 Spdng , Governor 29 394306 Rod , Connecting , Standard Size 209A 261563 Spring , Governor Idle 397158 Red , Connecting , . 020 " Under - 219 394348 Gear , Governor size 219A 393415 Oil Slinger 32 94671 Screw , Connecting Red 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 * Includedin Gasket Set ( 495868 ) 40 221596 Retainer , Valve , Intake 41 292260 Retainer , Valve , Exhaust * * Included in Carburetor Kit ( 491539 ) 42 494553 Keeper , Valve 45 261368 Tappet , Valve * * * Includedin Carburetor Kit ( 491539 ) , 46 214484 Gear , Cam and Pump Repair Kit ( 393397 ) 50 213290 Manifold , Intake 51 271412 * * * * Gasket , Carburetor Mounting * * * * Included in Gasket Set ( 495866 ) , 51A 281412 Spacer , Carburetor and Carburetor Kit ( 491539 ) NOTE : All component dimensionsgivenin U . S . inche 1 inch = 25.4 mm 54
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270822 BRIGGS & STRATFON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 42E707 , TYPE NUMBER 2631 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 227 491297 LeverAssembly , Governor 572 224816 Baffle , Air , Cylinder # 2 229 62199 Washer 573 491304 Plate , Back 230 223882 Washer , GovernerCrank , Inside 592 92278 Nut , Hex . 235 224995 Shietd , Fuel Spray 601 93053 Clamp , Hose 240 394358 Filter , Fuel 615 94Lx36 Retainer , E - Ring 244 230318 Connector , Fuel Line 615A 263080 Retainer 257 93897 Screw , Sems 616 491530 Crank , Governor 284 94674 Screw , Hex Head 634 271013 * * Washer , Throttle Shaft 284A 94882 Screw , Hex Head 634A 491287 * Seal , Governor Shaft 304 4,95469 Housing , Blower , Red 635 66538 Boot , Spark Plug 305 94786 Screw , Sems 642 225006 Cover , Air Cleaner 306 222846 Shield , Cylinder 643 496700 Plate , Air Cleaner 306A 223734 Shield , Cylinder 653 93585 Screw , Hex Head 307 94930 Screw , Serf - Tapping 726 391362 Gear , Ring 308 224774 Cover , Air Guide ( Includes Mounting Parts ) 308A 224775 Cover , Air Guide 741 262989 Gear , ' i3ming 309 4975 _ 6 Motor , Starter 783 280104 Gear , Starter 310 94003 Bolt , Thru 801 394860 Cap , Drive 311 497608 BrushSet 802 497607 Cap , End 332 230674 Nut , Hex 803 497604 Housing , Starter 333 394891 Armature , Magneto 819 94675 Screw , Hex Head 334 94731 Screw , Sems 842 270920 * Seal , Cap 337 802592 Plug , Spark 847 4,95715 TubeAssembly , Oil 356 494705 Wire , Stop 851 493880 Terminal , Cable 358 495868 Gasket Set 858 270989 * * * Diaphragm , Carburetor 363 19203 FlywheelPuller 859 271025 * * * Gasket , Pump 383 89838 Wrench , Spark Plug 860 261358 * * * Spring , Diaphragm 391 280197 Body , Pump 861 393397 Repair FJt , Pump 392 261395 * * * Spring , Diaphragm 868 497212 Seal , Valve 394 272638 * * * Diaphragm , Carburetor 869 261463 Seat , Valve , Intake 414 220680 Washer 870 213316 Seat , Valve , Exhaust 422 _ ; _ ' ) 875 Bracket , Oil Fill 871 261961 Bushing , Guide ( Exhaust Only ) 432 221377 * * * Cap , Spring 231218 Bushing , Guide ( Intake , Brass ) 434 223688 Cover , Diaphragm 877 393456 Wire , Altemeter 435 93829 Screw , Diaphragm Cover 881 495901 Plate , Cover 445 394019 Filter , Air 955 397882 Plug and Seal , Solenoid 468 497908 Screen , Rotating 1005 281053 Fan , Flywheel 474 393474 Alternator 1006 224901 Retainer , Fan 482 93621 Screw , 1019 496726 Label Kit 510 497606 Drive , Starter 1090 97605 Retainer , Brush 523 494947 Cap , Oil Fill 2500 42E707 - 2631 Replacement Engine 524 271157 * Seal , FillTube - - - - 498543 ReplacementShortblock 525 495348 Tube , Oil Fill ( Includes Seals 528 393815 Hose , Vacuum * Included in Gasket Set ( 495868 ) 534 94823 Screw , Air Cleaner 535 272490 Filter , Air * * Included in Carburetor Kit ( 491539 ) 537 271411 * * * * Gasket , Air Cleaner 544 497603 Armature , Starter * * * Includedin Carburetor Kit ( 491539 ) , 552 2eZ _ 2 Lower Bushing , Governor and Pump Repair Krt ( 393397 ) 552A 262331 Upper Bushing , Governor 556 93585 Screw , Hex Head * * * * Included in Gasket Set ( 495868 ) , 562 93853 Bolt , Governer Lever and Carburetor Kit ( 491539 ) 567 94811 Screw , Hex Head , Back Plate to Cylinder NOTE : An component dimensions given in U . S . inches 569 272645 * Gasket , Base 1 inch = 25.4 mm 55
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL , NOT ACROSS HILL SIGHTING GUIDE CU1O 15 ° MAX . _ ] A Operate your Tractor up agd down the face of slopes ( not I _ _ Jk greater than 15 ° ) , never across the face . Make turns gradu - I : : ! ] _ illy to prevent tipping or loss of control . Exercise extreme JI i | - - caiJtion when changing direction on slopes . I
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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 Seleant, tire (10 oz. tube)
033004 Tune-up kit (includes air filter, spark plug, o...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0168782 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0168781 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
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 Seleant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169210 Drawbar decal
0168782 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0168781 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
1166819 Chassis
10STD533710 Bolt, carriage 3/8-16 x 1
11155927 Panel, dash, lh
12145660 Clip tinnerman grille p / l
13169118 Panel, dash, rh
1417490608 Screw
140158418 Bracket suspension
142165867 Plate . reinforcement
143154966 Bracket swaybar chassis
144154207 Bracket footrest stlt
145156524 Rod pivot chasis/hood
17144983X558 Hood asssembly
18126938X Bumper hood
2140356 Drawbar
20156437 Plate battery/fuel tank fr
23124028X Bushing snap nyl blk fuel line
2519131312 Washer
26STD541437 Locknut, hex with insert 3/8-16 unc
28145198X558 Grille, 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
419131216 Washer 13/32 x 3/4 x 16 ga.
5155272 Hood bumper
5173800400 Lock nut
5219091416 Washer
53145201 Bracket
54161464 Screw, spiderloc hex hd #8 x 7/8
55145202 Bracket
5774780412 Bolt fin hex 1/4-20 x .75 unc
58140547 Air duct p/l 18hp b and s opp. twin
59110436X Bushing, snap, split
60STD533707 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 Seleant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169210 Drawbar decal
0168782 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0168781 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
1N/P Transaxle hydro dr 319-0650
10STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x cad
10019111216 Washer
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 tappered flange shift lt
16STD541431 Nut lock hex w/ins. 5/16-8 unc
16019292016 Washer
16172140406 T bolt
16273680400 Lock nut
16374780416 Bolt hex fin 1/4-20 unc x 1 grade 5
16419091010 Washer 5/8 x .281 x 10 ga.
165165623 Bracket pivot lever
166166880 Screw 5/16 - 18 x 5/8 tt yellow
168165492 Shoulder bolt
169165580 Plate . fastener
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
95167696 Control
964497H Retainer spring 1" zinc/cad
97140469 Bolt
9873510600 Nut
0144334 Seleant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169210 Drawbar decal
0168782 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0168781 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
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 xx 3/4
3156483 Spindle
30STD561210 Pin
32130465 Rod,tie
36155099 Bushing, steering
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38139769 Insert, cap steering wheel, standard, black
3919133808 Washer 13/32 x 2-3/8 x 8 gauge
4157473 Spindle
40STD541537 Gripco nut
41100711L Adaptor, steering wheel
42145054 Boot, steering dash p/l mtl blk
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
8074950612 Bolt hex nylon 3/8-16 x 3/4
93366R Bearing
0144334 Seleant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169210 Drawbar decal
0168782 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0168781 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
1162152 Control throt paddle 3222
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 Seleant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169210 Drawbar decal
0168782 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0168781 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
1140123 Seat 3450 blk/blk craftsman
10155925 Pan pnt seat (blk)
11166369 Adjustment knob . seat
12121246X Bracket
13121248X Bushing
1472050412 Bolt, rdhd sht nk 1/4 - 20 x 1 - 1/2
15134300 Spacer
16121250X Spring
17123976X 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 Seleant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169210 Drawbar decal
0168782 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0168781 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
1156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
11156811 Decal fender stlth operating instructions e/s
13146046 Decal
14163259 Decal, panel dash b and s 19.5 turbo
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
3163200 Decal hood rh craftsman
4163202 Decal, hood, l.h. craftsman
5165392 Decal hp engine
6133644 Decal
7167181 Decal replacement srs
9163204 Decal fender craftsman gold
0144334 Seleant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169210 Drawbar decal
0168782 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0168781 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
159192 Valve cap
107152J Tube
11104757X Cap, axle
265139 Valve stem
3106222X Tire, front
459904 Tube
5106732X427 Rim, front
6278H Fitting
79040H Flange bearing
8106108X427 Rim, rear
9122082X Tire, rear
0144334 Seleant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169210 Drawbar decal
0168782 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0168781 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
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)
23110807X Nut
2419131016 Washer
252876H Spring
2676020308 Pin, cotter 3/32 x 1/2
27126971X Rod, adjust life
2873350600 Nut, hex jam 3/8-16 unc
29138057 Knob
3105767X Pin
30150233 Trunnion
31140302 Bearing, pvt. lift. spherical
3273540600 Crownlock nut
412000002 E ring
49145212 Hex nut
519211621 Washer
50110452X Push nut
6120183X Bearing
7125631X Grip
8122365X Button plunger read
0144334 Seleant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169210 Drawbar decal
0168782 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0168781 Manual, owner's (english)
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
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
19132827 Bolt shoulder
2STD533107 Bolt
20159770 Vortex baffle
21STD541431 Nut, crownlock 5/16-18 unc
22134753 Stiffener bracket
23131267 Bracket, deflector
24105304X Cap
25123713X Spring
26110452X Push nut
27130968 Shield
2819111016 Washer
29131491 Rod , hinge
3138017 Bracket
30157722 Screw thdrol rolling wsh hd
31129963 Washer, spacer
32153535 Pulley, mandrel
33137266 Nut, toplock, flanged
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
53131845X900 Arm assembly, pad, brake
541633943 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
72131870 Spring
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