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Owner's Manual ( RI : IFTXNI : IN " 20.5 HP ELECTRIC START 42 " MOWER AUTOMATIC LAWN TRACTOR Model No . 917.270841 • 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 . com / craftsman
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Warranty . . . : . . . . . . . . . : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ; . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . ; . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Parts Ordering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover LIMITED TWO YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT For two ( 2 ) years from the date of purchase , ifthis Craftsman Riding Equipment is main - tained , 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 matedal or workmanship . This Warranty does not cover . • Expendable items which become wom 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 acci - dent or the failure to maintain the equipment according to the instructionscontained in the owner's manual . • Riding equipment used for commercial or rental purposes . LIMITED 90 DAY WARRANTY ON BATTERY For ninety ( 90 ) days from date of purchase , if any battery included with this riding equip - ment proves defective in material or workmanship and our testing determines the bat - tery will not hold a charge , Sears will replace the battery at no charge . In - home warranty service on your Craftsman ridingequipment 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 dding equip - ment to your nearest Sears Service Center . ( In - home warranty service will still be avail - able after 30 days from the date of purchase but a standard trip charge will apply ) . This warranty applies only while this product is in the United States . This Warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other dghts which may vary from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , D / 817 WA , Hoftman Estates , IL 60179 GENERAL OPERATION • Never carry passengers . • Do not mow in reverse unless absolute - • Read , understand , and fellow all instruc - tions in the manual and on the machine ly necessary . Always look down and behind before and while backing . before starting . • Be aware of the mower discharge direc - • Only allow responsible adults , who are tion and do not point it at anyone . Do familiar with the instructions , to operate the machine . not operate the mower without either the entire grass catcher or the guard in • Clear the area of objects such as rocks , place . toys , wire , etc . , which could be picked • Slow down before turning . up and thrown by the blade . • Never leave a running machine unat - • Be sure the area is clear of other people tended . Always turn off blades , set park - before mowing . Stop machine if anyone ing brake , stop engine , and remove enters the area . keys before dismounting . 2
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• Do not try to stabilize the machine by • Turn off blades when not mowing . puttingyour foot on the ground . • Stop engine before removing grass • Do not use grass catcher on steep catcher or unclogging chute . slopes . • Mow only in daylight or good artificial light . CHILDREN • Do not operate the machine while under Tragic accidents can occur if the operator the influence of alcohol or drugs , is not alert to the presence of children . • Watch for traffic when operating near or Children are often attracted to the crossing roadways . machine and the mowing activity . Never • Use extra care when loading or unload - assume that children will remain where ing the machine into a trailer or truck . you last saw them . SLOPE OPERATION • Keep children out of the mowing areaher and under the watchful care of anot Slopes are a major factor related to loss - responsible adult . of - control and tipover accidents , which • Be alert and rum machine off if children can result in severe injury or death . All enter the area . slopes require extra caution . If you cannot • Before and when backing , look behind back up the slope or if you feel uneasy on and down for small children . it , do not mow it . • Never carry children . They may fall off DO : and be seriously injured or interfere with • Mow up and down slopes , not across , safe mach ! ne operation . • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree • Never allow children to operate the limbs , etc . machine . • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Uneven • Use extra care when approaching blind terrain could overturn the machine . Tall comers , shrubs , trees , or other objects grass can hide obstacles . that may obscure vision . • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so that you will not have to stop or shift SERVICE while on the slope . • Use extra care in handling gasoline and • Follow the manufacturer's recommen - other fuels . They are flammable and dations Forwheel weights or counter - vapors are explosive . Use only an approved container . weights to improve stability . Never remove gas cap or add fuel • Use extra care with grass catchers or with the engine running . Allow en - other attachments . These can change gine to coolbefore refueling . Do not the stabilityof the machine . smoke . • Keep all movement on the slopes slow Never refuel the machine indoors . and gradual Do not make sudden Never store the machine or fuel changes in speed or direction . container inside where there is an • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If open flame , such as a water heater . • Never run a machine inside a closed tires lose traction , disengage the blades area . and proceed slowly straight down the • Keep nuts and bolts , especially bladeu = slope . attachment bolts , tight and keep eq p - DO NOT : ment in good condition . • Denottum on slopes unless necessary , • Never tamper with safety devices . and then , turn slowly and gradually Check their proper operation regularly . downhill , if possible . • Keep machine free of grass , leaves , lor • Do not mow near drop - offs , ditches , or other debris build - up . Clean oil or fue embankments . The mower could sud - spillage . Allow machine to cool before storing . denly turn over if a wheel is over the • Stop and inspectthe equipment if you , edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge strike an object . Repair , if necessary caves in . before restarting . • Do not mow on wet grass . Reduced tractioff could cause sliding .
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• Nevermakeadjustmentsor repairswith • Mower blades are sharp and can cut . the enginerunning . Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and • Grass catcher components are subject use extra caution when servicing them . to wear , damage , and deterioration , • Check brake operation frequently . which could expose moving parts or Adjust and service as required . allow objects to be thrown . Frequently check components and replace with manufacturer's recommended pads , when necessary . • Be sure the area is clear of other people • Mow up and down Sloped ( 15 ° Max ) , nc across . before mowing . Stop machine if anyone enters the area . • Remove obstacles such as recks , tree • Never carry passengers . limbs , etc . • Do not mow in reverse unless absolute - • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Uneve terrair _ could overtum the machine . Tal , ly necessary . Always look down and behind before and while backing . grass can hide obstacles . • Never carry chjIdren . They may fall off • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so and be seriously injured or interfere with that you will not have to stop or shift safe machine operation . while on the slops . • Keep children out of the mowing area • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If and under the watchful care of another tires lose traction , disengage the blade = responsible adult . and proceed slowly straight down the • Be alert and tum machine off if children slops . enter the area . • Do nottum on slopes unless necessar • Before and when backing , look behind and then , tum slowly and gradually and down for small children . downhill , if possible . , _ 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 TIONt ! ! BECOME AWAREI ! [ YOUR SAFE - the State of California to cause cancer , TY IS INVOLVED . birth defects , or other reproductive harm . ACAUTION : In order to prevent acciden - tal starting when setting up , transporting , adjusting or making repairs always discon - nect spark plug wire and place wire where it cannot contact spark plug . 4
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Please road and retain this manual . The instructionswill enable you to assemble SASOLINE 3.5 GALLONS and maintain your tractor properly . Always CAPACITY UNLEADED observe the " SAFETY RULES " . AND TYPE : REGULAR MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT OILTYPE SAE 30 A Sears Maintenance Agreement is avail - API - SF / SG / SH ) : ( above32 ° F ) able on this product . Contact your nearest SAE 5W - 30 Sears store for details . ( below32 ° F ) CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES OiL CAPACITY : 3.0 PIN'I'S • Read and observe the safety rules . SPARK PLUG : ChampionRJ19LM • Follow a regular schedule in maintain - GAP : . 030 " ) OR J19LM ing , caring for and using your tractor . • Follow the instructionsunder = Mainte - VALVECLEARANCE : INTAKE : . 004 - . 006 nance " and = Storage " sections of this EXHAUST : . ' 007 - . 009 owner's manual . GROUND SPEED FORWARD : 0 - 5.5 _ , WARNING : This tractor is equipped ( MPH ) : REVERSE : 0 - 2.4 with an internal combustion engine and should not be used on or near any unim - TIRE PRESSURE : FRON'E 14 PSI proved forest - covered , brush - covered or REAR : 10 PSI grass - covered land unless the engine's CHARGING 3 AMPS BATTERY exhaust system is equipped with a spark SYSTEM : 5 AMPS HEADLIGHTS arraster meeting applicable local or state laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it BATI'ERY : AMP / HR : 30 should be maintained in effective working MIN . CCA : 240 order by the operator . CASE SIZE : U1R In the state of California the above is BLADE BOLT 27 - 35 FT . LBS . required by law ( Section 4442 of the TORQUE : Califomia Public Resources Code ) . Other states may have similar laws . Federal laws apply on federal lands . A spark CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase arraster for the muffler is available through of a Craftsman Tractor . It has been your nearest Sears Authorized Service designed , engineered and manufactured Center ( See REPAIR PARTS section of to give you the best possible dependability this manual ) . and performance . Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy , please contact your nearest Sears Authorized Service Center . We have competent , well - trained techni - cians and the proper tools to service or repair this tractor . 5
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Parts Bag contents shown full size I ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18x 1 - 1 / 4 ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 0 3 / 8 - 16 x I ( 1 ) Lockwasher 3 / 8 @ ( 1 ) Large FlatWasher ( 1 ) Locknut5 / 16 - 18 ( 1 ) Knob ( 1 ) Shoulder Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 ( 1 ) Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge ( 2 ) _ Washers 3 / 16 x 3 / 4 x 16 Gauge _ ( 2 ) Lock Washers # 10 ( 2 ) # Weld Nuts 10 6
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Parts packed separately in carton Steering Seat Boot Video Cassette Mulcher Plate , I I i Steering Wheel Manual Parts Bag Parts Bag contents not shown full size i i Steedng Wheel Adapter Steering Wheel Insed ( 2 ) Latch Hook Assemblies Steering Extension Shaft ( 2 ) Keys O Slope Sheet 7
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Yournewtractorhasbeenassembledat thefactorywithexceptionof athosepartsleftct unassembledforshippingpurposes . Toensuresafeand properoperationofyourtr all partsand hardwareyouassemblemustbetightenedsecurely . Usethecorrecttool . , asnecessaryto insurepropertightness . Reviewthe videocassettebeforeyoubegin . TOOLS REQUIRED FOR Insert ASSEMBLY A socket wrench set will ma _ e assembly easier . Standard wrench sizes you need are listed below . _ 3 _ 18a _ gFO , k _ We ah'e ; r ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " Socket w / ( 1 ) 9 / 16 " wrench drive rachet ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " wrench ( 1 ) Phillips Screw - ( 2 ) 1 / 2 " wrench ddver ( 1 ) Utility knife ( 1 ) Tire pressure ( 1 ) Pliers Wt _ eel gauge When right or left hand is mentioned in this manual , it means , from your point of Extension view , when you are in the operating posi - tion ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . Shaft _ 5 / _ 16Hex TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM 5116 Locknut _ _ ' . CARTON UNPACK CARTON Lower Steering _ f _ " - " _ ° - . • Remove all accessible loose parts and i Sha . , " , 3 } ' " parts boxes froth shipping carton ( See I t page 6 ) . • Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on all four comers of shipping carton , and INSTALL STEERING WHEEL lay panels flat . • Position front wheels of the tractor so • Check for any additional loose parts or they are pointingstraight forward . boxes and remove . BEFORE ROLLING TRACTOR OFF ing shaft extension . i Slide steering wheel adapter onto steel SKID Position steering wheel so cross bars are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide ATTACH STEERING WHEEL inside boot and onto adapter . ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND • Assemble large fiat washer , 3 / 8 lock BOOT washer , 3 / 8 hex bolt and tighten secure ! • Slide extension shaft onto lower steer - • Snap steering wheel insert into center of steedng wheel . ing shaft . Align mounting holes in exten - sion and lower shafts and install 5 / 16 • Remove protective materials from trac , tor hood and grill . hex bolt and Iocknut . Tighten securely . IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any IMPORTANT : Tighten bolt and nut secure - staples in skid that may puncture tires ly to 18 - 22 ft . Ibs . torque . where tractor is to roll off skid . • Place tabs of steering boot over tab slots in dash and push down to secure . 8
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HOW TO SET UP YOUR TRACTOR TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Op - eration section for location and func - CHECK BATTERY tion of controls ) • Lift hood to raised position . • Press lift lever plunger and raise attach - • If this battery is put into service after ment lift lever to its highest position . month and year indicated on label ( label • Release parking brake by depressing located between terminals ) charge bat - clutch / brake pedal . tery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 • Place freewheel control in freewheeling amps . ( See " BATTERY " in MAINTE - position to disengage transmission ( See NANCE section of this m _ tnual for " TO TRANSPORT " in the Operation sec - charging instructions ) . tion of this manual ) . • Roll tractor forward off skid . • Remove banding holding discharge guard up against tractor . TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID Waming : Before starting , read , under - stand and follow all instructions in the Operation section of this manual . Be sure tractor is in a well - ventilated area . Be sure , : . " _ Label " , . . . . % the area in front of tractor is clear of other people and objects . • Be sure all the above assemly steps have been completed . INSTALL SEAT • Check engine oil level and fill fuel tank Adjust seat before tightening adjustment with gasoline . knob . • Place freewheel control in " transmission • Remove cardboard packing on seat pan . engaged " position . • Place seat on seat pan and assemble • Sit on seat in operating position , shoulder bolt . Tighten shoulder bolt depress clutch / brake pedal and set the securely . parking brake . • Assemble adjustment knob and flat • Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) washer loosely . Do not tighten . position . • Lower seat into operating position and • Press lift lever plunger and raise attach - sit on seat . ment lift lever to its highest positon . • Slide seat until a comfortable position is • Start the engine . After engine has start - reached which allows you to press ed , move throttle control to idle position . clutch / brake pedal all the way down . • Release parking brake . • Get off seat without moving its adjusted • Slowly move the motion control lever position . forward and slowly drive tractor off skid . • Raise seat and tighten adjustment knob • Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking securely . brake and place motion control lever in neutral position . Seat • Turn ignition key to " OFF " position . Seat Pan Continue with the instructions that follow . Shoulder Bolt Flat Washer Adjustment Knob 9
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INSTALLMULCHERPLATE Weld Nut From Hook Points • install two latch hooks to muicher plate Down The Top using screw , washer , lock washer , and Lock weld nut as shown . Weld Washer NOTE : Pre - assemble weld nut to latch hook by inserting weld nut from the top with hook pointing down . Latch Latch • Tighten hardware securely . • Raise and hold deflector shield in up - right position . Nut • Place front of mulcher plate over front of Lock Washer Washer mower deck opening and slide into Washer place , as shown . Mulcher • Hook front latch into hole on front of ' _ b1 . Screw Plate mower deck . Deflector • Hook rear latch into hole on back of Shield _ mower deck . CAUTION : Do not remove discharge guard from mower . Raise and hold guard when attaching mulcher plate and allow it to rest on plate while in operation . TO CONVERT TO BAGGING OR DISCHARGING Simply remove mulcher plate and store in Latch Hooks a safe place . Your mower is now ready for discharging or installation of optional grass catcher accessory . NOTE : It is not necessary to change blades . The mulcher blades are designed for discharging and bagging also . 4f ' t
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CHECK TIRE PRESSURE t / CHECKLIST The tires on your tractor were ovefinflated PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING at the factory for shipping purposes . CHECKLIST : Correct tire pressure is important for best V ' All assembly instructions have been cutting performance . completed . • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in i # No remaining loose parts in carton . " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " on i # Battery is propedy prepared and page 5 of this manual . charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . CHECK DECK LEVELNESS V ' Seat is adjusted comfortably and For best cutting results , mower housing tightened securely . should be properly leveled . See " TO v ' All tires are propedy inflated . ( For LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the shipping purposes , the tires were Service and Adjustments section of this overinflated at the factory ) . manual . v " Be sure mower deck is properly leveled CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF side - to - side / front - to - rear for best ALL BELTS cutting results . ( Tires must be properly See the figures that are shown for replac - inflated for leveling ) . ing motion and mower blade drive belts in v ' Check mower and drive belts . Be sure the Service and Adjustments sectoin of they are routed properly around pulleys this manual . Verify that the belts are rout - and inside all belt keepers . ed correctly . v ' Check wiring . See that all connections CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM are still secure and wires are propedy After you learn how to operate your trac - clamped . . tor , check to see that the brake is propedy i , ' Before driving tractor , be sure free - adjusted . See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in wheel control is in drive position . the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . WHILE LEARNING HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR , PAY EXTRAATTENTION TO THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT ITEMS : , / Engine oil is at proper level . , / Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , regular unleaded gasoline . , / Become familiar with all controls - their location and function . Operate them before you start the engine . , / Be sure brake system is in safe operat - ing condition . 4 * It is important to purge the transmis - sion before operating your tractor for the first time . Follow proper starting and transmission purging instructions ( See " TO START ENGINE " and " PURGE TRANSMISSION " in the Op - eration section of this manual ) . 11
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These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product . Learn and understand their meaning . & ÷ I BATTERY CAUTION OR * REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW WARNING ENGINE ON ENGINE OFF OIL PRESSURE LIGHTS ON OVER TEMP LIGHT n ' u FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWER LIFT LOCKES R N H L c ® ) l ATTACHMENT REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW PARKING BRAKE CLUTCH ENGAGED ATTACHMENT KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS IGNITION CLUTCH DISENGAGED ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) FREE WHEEL DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( AutomaticModelsonly ) 12
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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 vadous controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . Light Switch Position Attachment Ignition Clutch Lever Switch Ammeter Choke Throttle Control Uff Lever Plunger Clutch / Brake Attachment Pedal Lift Lever Height Knob Parking Brake Motion Freewheel Control Lever Control Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER : Used to HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT KNOB : Used to adjust engage the mower blades , or other attachments the mower cuttingheight . MOTION CONTROL LEVER : Selects the mounted to your tractor . MGHT SWITCH : Tums the headlights on and speed end direction of the tractor . off . ATTACHMENT MR " LEVER : Used to raise and lower the mower deck or other attachments CHOKE CONTROL : Used when starting a cold engine . mounted to your tractor . UFT LEVER PLUNGER : Used to release THROI " rLE CONTROL : Used to control engine speed . attachment liftlever when changing its position . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL : Used for dedutch - IGNITION SWITCH : Used for startingand stop - ing and brakingJhe tractor and starting the pingthe engine . engine . AMMETER : Indicates battery charging ( + ) or FREEWHEEL CONTROL : Disengages trans - discharging ( - ) . mission for pushing or slowly towing the tractor PARKING BRAKE : Locks clutch / brake into the with the engine off . brake position . 13
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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 c repairs . We recommend a wide vision safety mask over spectacles , or stan - dard safety glasses . HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR • Tum ignition key to " OFF " position and remove key . Always remove key whend Your tractor is equipped with an operatoris leaving tractor to prevent unauthorize presence sensing switch . Wtten engine use . running , any attempt by the operator to • Never use choke to stop engine . leave the seat without first setting the IMPORTANT : Leaving the igmtion switch parking brake will shut off the engine . ' in any position other than " OFF " will cause TO SET PARKING BRAKE the battery to be discharged , ( dead ) . NOTE : Under certain conditions when " BRAKE " positionand hold . i Depress clutch / brake pedal intafull tractor is standing idle with the engine run - Place parking brake lever in = EN - ning , hot engine exhaust gases may GAGED " position and release pressure cause " browning " of grass . To eliminate from clutc = , Wbrake , _ l : > edPaeld . al should this possibility , always stop engine when remain in BRAKE " position . Make sure stopping tractor on grass areas . parking brake will hold tractor secure . A CAUTION : Always stop tractor com - Attachment Clutch pletely , as described above , before leaving Choke the operator's position ; to empty grass Lever = Engaged " catcher , etc . PosiUon Control _ THRO'n'LE CONTROL " Disengaged " Thm _ _ Always operate engine at full throttle . • Operating engine at less than full throt - / Poslfion tle reduces the battery charging rate . Parking Brake • Full throttle offers the best bagging and / " Engaged " mower performance . Position CHOKE CONTROL Use choke control whenever you are start - ing a cold engine . Do not use to start a warm engine . MolJon • To engage choke control pull knob out . Slowly push knob n to disengage . _ _ entmlr Lev = - ' eaaJ unve Knob TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD Position " Disengaged " The direction and speed of movement is Position controlled by the motion control lever . • Start tracfor with motion control lever in STOPPING neutral ( N ) position . MOWER BLADES - • Release parking brake and clutch / braKe pedal . • To step mower blades , move attach - • Slowly move motion control lever to ment clutch lever to " DISENGAGED " desired position . position . NOTE : The effort to move the motion con - GROUND DRIVE - trol lever will reduce after the first few hours of use . This is normal • To step ground ddve , , depress clutch / brake pedal into full " BRAKE " TO ADJUST MOWER cu'n'ING HEIGHT position . The cutting height is controlled by tuming the height adjustment knob in desired • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) direction . position . IMPORTANT : The motion control lever • Turn knob clockwise ( C ) to raise cutting height . does not return to neutral ( N ) position • Turn knob countemlockwise ( O ) to when the clutch / brake pedal is depressed . lower cutting height . ENGINE - The cuttinq height ranqe is approximately 1 - 1 / 2 " to 4 " . The heiglits are measured • Move throttle control to slow position . from the ground to the blade tip with ethe NOTE : Failure to move throttle control to engine not running . These heights ar ap - slow position and allowing engine to idle proximate and may va _ depending upon before stopping may cause engine to soil conditions , he = ght of grass andtypes " backfire " . . , of qrass beincl mowed .
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Attachment • The average lawn should be cut to approximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the Lift cool season and to over 3 inches during Lever High hot months . For healthier and better Position looking lawns , mow often and after Clutch Lever Low moderate growth . Position = Engaged " • For best cutting performance , grass Position over 6 inches in height cshouldbeut mowed twice . Make the first rela - = Disengaged " tively high ; the second to desired height . TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS Position Gauge wheels are propedy adj _ Jsted when they are slightly off the ground when • Choose the slowest speed before start - mower is at the desired cutting height in . ing up or down hills . operating position . Gauge wheels then • Avoid stopping or changing speed on keep the deck in proper position to help hills . prevent scalping in most terrain condi - • If slowing is necessary , move throttle tions . control lever to slower position . • Adjust gauge wheels with tractor on a fiat level surface . clutch / brake pedal quickly to brake posi - • Adjust mower to desired cutting height i f stopping is absolutely necessary , push tion and engage parking brake . ( See " TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) HEIGHT " in the Operation section of position . this manual ) . IMPORTANT : The motion control lever • With mower in desired height of cut po - does not return to neutral ( N ) position sition , gauge wheels should be assem - when the clutch / brake pedal is depressed . bled so they are slightly off the ground . • To restart movement , slowly release Install gauge wheel in appropriate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / 8 washer , and 3 / 8 - parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . 16 Iocknut and tighten securely . • Slowly move motion control lever to slowest setting . • Repeat for opposite side installing • Make all turns slowly . gauge wheel in same adjustment hole . TO TRANSPORT Gauge Wheel When pushing or towing your tractor , be Bracke sure to disengage transmission by placing freewheel controlin freewheeling posi - tion . Freewheel control is located at the rear drawbar of tractor . • Raise attachment lift to highest position with attachment lift control . Shoulder • Pull freewheel control out and down into Bolt the slot and release so it is held in the Gauge Wheel disengaged position . TO OPERATE MOWER • Do not push or tow tractor at more than Your tractor is equipped with an operator two ( 2 ) MPH . presence sensing switch . Any attempt by • To reengage transmission , reverse the operator to leave the seat with the above procedure . engine running and the attachment clutch NOTE : To protect hood from damage engaged will shut off the engine . when transporting your tractor on a truck • Select desired height of cut . or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and • Lower mower with atta _ : hmentlift con - secured to tractor . Use an appropriate trol . means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , • Start mower blades by engaging attach - etc . ) . ment clutch control . • TO STOP MOWER BLADES - disen - gage attachment clutch control . TO OPERATE ON HILLS , ACAUTION : Do not drive up or down hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and ldoope not drive across any slope . Use the s guide provided at the back of this manual . 15
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TOWING CARTS AND OTHER ACAUTION : Fill to bottom of gas tank ATTACHMENTS filler neck . Do not overfill . Wipe off any Tow only the attachments that are recom - spilled oil or fuel . Do not store , spillor use mendedby and comply with specifications gasoline near an open flame . of the manufacturer of your tractor . Use TO START ENGINE common sense when towing . Too heavy of When starting the engine for the first time a load , while on a slope , is dangerous . or ifthe engine has run out of fuel , it will Tires can lose traction with the ground and take extra cranking time to move fuel from cause you to lose control of your tractor . the tank to the engine . • Be sure freewheel control is in the BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE transmission engaged position . CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL • The engine in your tractor has been depress clutch / brake pedal and set i it on seat in operating position , parking brake . shipped , from the factory , already filled Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) with summer weight oil . position . • Chock engine oil with tractor on level • Move attachment clutch to = DISEN - ground . GAGED " position . • Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe clean , reinsert the dipstick and screw • Move throttle control to fast position Pull choke control out for a cold eenginet cap tight , wait for a few seconds , start attempt . For a warm engine star remove and read oil level . If necessary , attempt the choke controJmay not b add oil until " FULL " mark on dipstick is needed . reached . Do not overfill . NOTE : Before starting , read the warm and • For cold weather operation you should cold starting procedures below . change oil for easier starting ( See = OIL • Insert key into ignition and tum key VISCOSITY CHART " in the Mainte - clockwise to = START " position andtarts . nance section of this manual ) . release ' key as soon as engine ys • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - Do not run starter continuousl for more nance section in this manual . than fifteen seconds per minute . If the engine does not start after severalwait ADD GASOLINE attempts , push choke control in , astill few minutes and try again . If engine • Fill fuel tank . Use fresh , clean , regular does not start , pull the choke control out unleaded gasoline with a minimum of 87 and retry . octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline will increase carbon and lead oxide WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F AND ABOVE ) deposits and reduce valve life ) . Do not • When engine starts , slowly push choken mix oil with gasoline . Purchase fuel in control in until the engine begins to ru quantities that can be used within 30 smoothly . If the engine starts to run days to assure fuel freshness . roughly , pull the choke control out slight - IMPORTANT : When operating in tempera - ly for a few seconds and then continue tures below 32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , clean to push the control in slowly . • The attachments and ground ddve can winter grade gasoline to help insure good now be used . If the enqine does not _ dwAWeather starting . accept the load restar [ the engine anding RNING : Experience indicates that allow it to warm up for one minute us alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or the choke as described above . using ethanol or methanol ) can attract COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F AND moisture which leads to separation and BELOW ) formation of acids dudng storage . Acidic • When engine starts , slowly push choke gas can damage the fdel system of an control in until the engine begins to run engine while in storage . To avoid engine smoothly . Continue to push the choke problems , the fuel system should be emp - control in small steps allowing the tied before storage of 30 days or longer . engine to accept small changes in speed and load , until the choke control Drain the gas tank , start the engine and let it run until the fuel lines and carburetor are is fully in . If the engine starts to run roughly , pull the choke control out slight - empty . Use fresh fuel next season . See ly for a few seconds and then continue Storage Instructions for additional informa - to push the control in slowly . This may tion . Never use engine or carburetor require an engine warm - up period from cleaner products in the fuel tank or perma - several seconds to several minutes , nent damage may occur . depending on the temperature . 16
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AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WARM - UP NOTE : During this procedure there will be no movement of drive wheels . The air is • Before driving the unit in cold weather , being removed from hydraulic drive sys - the transmission should be warmed up tem . as follows : • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) • Be sure the tractor is on level ground . position . Shut oft engine and set parking • Place the motion control lever in neu - brake . tral . Release the parking brake and • Engage transmission by placing free - let the clutch / ' orakeslowly retum to wheel control in driving position ( oSeef operating position . * TO TRANSPORT " in this section • Allow one minute for traftsmission to manual ) . warm up . This can be done dudng the • Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine . engine warm up period . After the engine is running , move throt - • The attachments can be used during tle controlto half ( 1 / 2 ) speed . With the engine warm - up period after the motion control lever in neutral ( N ) posi - transmission has been warmed up and tion , slowly disengage clutch / brake may require the choke control t _ epulled pedal . out slightly . • Slowly move motion control lever for - NOTE : A high altitude ( above 3000 feet ) ward ; after the tractor moves approxi - or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) the mately five ( 5 ) feet , slowly move motion carburetor fuel mixture may need to be control lever to reverse position . After adjusted for best engine performance . the tractor moves approximately five ( 5 ) See " TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the feet return the motion control lever to Service and Adjustments section of this the neutral ( N ) position . Repeat this pro - manual . cedure with the motion control lever three ( 3 ) times . PURGE TRANSMISSION • Your tractor is now purged and ready for A , CAUTION : Never engage or disen - normal operation . gage freewheel lever while the engine is MOWING TIPS running . • Tire chains cannot be used when the To ensure proper operation and perfor - mower housing is attached to tractor . mance , it is recommended that the trans - • Mower should be properly leveled for mission be purged before operating tractor best mowing performance . See * TO for the firsttime . This procedure will LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the remove any trapped air inside the trans - Service and Adjustments section of this mission which may have developed during manu _ , l . shipping of your tractor . • The left hand side of mower should be IMPORTANT : Should your transmission used for trimming . require removal for service or replace - • Drive so that clippings are discharged ment , it should be purged after reinstalla - onto the area that has been cut . Have tion before operating the tractor . the cut area to the fight of the tractor . • Place tractor safely on level surface with This will result in a more even distribu - engine off and parking brake set . tion of clippingsand more uniform cut - • Disengage transmission by placing free - ting . wheel control in freewheeling position • When mowing large areas , start by turn - ( See = TOTRANSPORT " in this section ing to the rightso that clippingswill dis - Of manual ) . charge away from shrubs , fences , drive - • Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine . ways , etc . After one or two rounds , mow After the engine is running , move throt - in the opposite direction making left tle control to slow position . With motion hand tums until finished . control lever in neutral ( N ) position , • If grass is extremely tall , it should be slowly disengage clutch / brake pedal . mowed twice to reduce load and possi - • Move motion control lever to full forward ble fire hazard from dried clippings . position and hold for five ( 5 ) seconds . Make first cut relatively high ; the second Move lever to full reverse position and to the desired height . hold for five ( 5 ) seconds . Repeat this procedure three ( 3 ) times . 17
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• Do not mow grass when it is wet , Wet • Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . grass will plug mower and leave unde - Wet grass tends to form clumps and sirable clumps . Allow grass to dry interferes with the mulching action . The before mowing . best time to mow your lawn is the eady • Always operate engine st full throttle aftemoon . At this time the grass has when mowing to assure better mowing dded and the newly cut area will not be performance and proper discharge of exposed to the direct sun . material . Regulate ground speed by se - • For best results , adjust the mower cut - lecting a low enough gear to give the ting height so that the mower cuts off mower the best cutting performance as only the top one - third of the grass well as the quality of cut desired . blades . For extremely heavy mulching , • When operating attachments , select a reduce your width of cut on each pass ground speed that will suit the terrain and mow slowly . and give best performance of the at - • Certain types of grass and grass condi - tachment being used . tions may require that an area be mulched a second time to completely hide the clippings . When doing a sec - ond cut , mow across or perpendicular to lr the first cut path . • Change your cutting pattem from week to week . Mow north to south one week rthenchange to east to west the next week . This will help prevent matting and MULCHING MOWING TIPS graining of the lawn . 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 reduce 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 recut - ting action of the blades . 18
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE _ _ _ _ y _ , o . j _ FILL IN DATES ' _ ' J _ , _ _ AS YOU COMPLETE / _ € / / _ S _ ' RV REGULAR SERVICE ICE DATES Check Brake Opera _ , o _ Check Tire Pressure Check Operator Presence and T Intedock Systems _ , ' V ' , V ' R Check for Loose Fasteners Sharpen / Replace Mower Blades T Lubrication Chart 0 Check Battery Level i / R c _ eec Battery end Terminals • v ' Check Transaxin Cooling v ' , Adjust Blade Belt ( s ) Tension : Adjust Moti _ Drive Bait ( s ) Tension V ' , Check Engine Oil Level Change Engine Oil E Clean Air Filter ) ! - N Clean Air Screen i1 _ Inspect Mue _ r / Spark Arrester Replace Oil Alter ( If equipped ) N Clean Engine Cooling Fins Replace Spark Ping Replace Air Filter Paler Cartridge Replace Fuel Filter 1 - Changemo _ o _ lmwhlmoPecl _ ngund _ aheawIoadorklhighlmbienttemp _ stures . 5 - 1fequ _ opedwithidjL _ e _ esystem . 2 * Se _ , , _ e mo ( e oftlm when opMaUng in dkly or dusty © ond _ ons . 6 * Not requ _ ed if equipped with m = intenance - lree bettmy . 7 - Tighten froot i _ de pivotbolt to 35 ff . - 10 _ , wmximum . 3 . 1f eq , _ ped wlth oll fllter , chen _ oa _ e ; y 5o hours . 0o not _ n . 4 - RelYmce blade4 more often _ len _ k'l lmndy _ , oi . LUBRICATION CHART GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS Spindle The warranty on this tractor does not cover Zerk Zerk items that have been subjected to operator abuse or negligence . To receive full value from the warranty , operator must maintain Wheel tractor as instructed in this manual . Some e Beadng adjustments will need to be made periodi - Beadn , Ze _ cally to propedy maintain your tractor . All adjustments in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual should be checked at least once each season . • Once a year you should replace the spark plug , clean or replace air filter , and check blades and belts for wear . A new spark plug and clean air filter assure proper air - fuel mixture and help your O SAE 30 or 10w30 Motor OIL engine run better and last longer . General Purpose GreaseEngine " Refer to Maintenance = Section BEFORE EACH USE IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the pivot • Check engine oil level . points which have special nylon bear - ings . • Check brake operation . Viscous lubricants will attract dust and dirt • Check tire pressure . that will shorten the life of the self - lubricating • Check operator presence and interlock bearings . If you feel they must be lubricated , systems for proper operation . • Check for loose fasteners . use only a dry , powdered graphite type lubri - cant sparingly . 19
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TRACTOR IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assembly , center hole in blade must alugn with star Alwaysobservesafetyruleswhenper - forminganymaintenance . on mandrel assembly . Reassemble hex bolt , lock washer and BRAKEOPERATION flat washer in exact order as shown . Iftractorrequiresmorethansix ( 6 ) feet • Tighten bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . torque ) . stoppingdistanceat highspeedin highest IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is grade 8 heat gear , thenbrakemustbeadjusted . ( See treated . Mandrel " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and Trailing Assembly Adjustments section of this manual ) . Edge Blade Center Hole TIRES o • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires ( See " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " Flat Washer on page 3 of this manual ) . • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect Lock Star control chemicals which can harm rub - ber . _ - - _ Hex Bolt ( Grade 8 ) * • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp objects and other hazards that may TO SHARPEN BLADE cause tire damage . NOTE : We do not recommend sharpen - ingblade but if you do , be sure the blade NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent isbalanced . flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant Care should be taken to keep the blade may be purchased from your local parts balanced . An unbalance ¢ , blade will cause dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . excessive vibration and eventual damage to mower and engine . OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM • The blade can be sharpened with a file Be sure that operator presence and inter - or on a grinding wheel . Do not aRempt lock systems are _ orking prepedy . If your to sharpen while it is on the mower . tractor does not function as descdbed • To check blade balance , you will need a below , repair the problem immediately . 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a cone • The engine should not start unless the balancer . ( When using a cone balancer , clutch / brake pedal is fully depressed follow the instructions supplied with bal - and attachment clutch control is in the ancer ) . disengaged position . NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing • When the engine is running , any blade . The lobes of the center hole may attempt by the operator to leave the appear to be centered , but are not . seat without first setting the parking • Slide blade onto an unthreaded portion brake should shut off the engine . of the steel bolt or pin and hold the bolt • When the engine is running and the or pin parallel with the ground . If blade attachment clutch is engaged , any is balanced , it should remain in a hori - attempt by the operator to leave the zontal position . If either end of the blade seat should shut off the engine . moves downward , sharpen the heavy • The attachment clutch should never end until the blade is balanced . operate unless the operator is in the Center Hole seat . BLADE CARE Blade For best results mower blades must be 5 / 8 " Bolt kept sharp , Replace bent or damaged blades . or Pin BLADE REMOVAL BATTERY • Raise mower to highest position to allow access to blades . Your tractor has a battery charging system • Remove hex bolt , lock washer and flat which is sufficient for normal use . washer securing blade . However , pedodic charging of the battery • install new or resharpened blade with with an automotive charger will extend its trailing edge up towards deck as shown . life . 2O
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ENGINE • Keep battery and terminals clean . • Keep battery bolts tight . LUBRICATION • Keep small vent holes open . Only use high quality detergent oil rated • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for I hour . with API service classification SF , SG or TO CLEAN BA'I - I'ERY AND TERMINALS SH . Select the oil's SAE viscositygrade Corrosion and dirt on the battery and ter - according to your expected operating tem - minals can cause the battery to = leak " perature . power . NOTE : Although multi - viscosity oils • Remove terminal guard . ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) improve starting in • Disconnect BLACK battery cable first cold weather , these multi - viscosityoils will then RED battery cable and remove result in increased oilconsumption when battery from tractor . used above 32 ° R Check your engine oil • Rinse the battery with plain water and level more frequently to avoid possible dry , engine damage from running low on oil . • Clean terminals and battery cable ends Change the oil after every 25 hours of with wire brush until bright . operation or at least once a year if the • Coat terminals with grease or petroleum tractor is not used for 25 hours in one jelly . year . • Reinstall battery ( See = REPLACING Check the crankcase oil level before start - BA'I - I'ERY " in the SERVICE AND ing the engine and after each eight ( 8 ) ADJUSTMENTS section of this manu - hours of operation . Tighten oil fillcap / dip - al ) . stick securely each time you check the oil V - BELTS level . Check V - belts for deterioration and wear TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL after 100 hours of operation and replace if Determine , temperature range expected necessary . The belts are not adjustable . before oil change . All oil must meet API Replace belts if they begin to slip from service classification SF , SG or SH . wear . • Be sure tractor is on level surface . TRANSAXLE C ( _ OLING • Oil will drain more freely when warm . • Catch oil in a suitable container . The transmission fan and cooling fins • Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful should be kept clean to assure proper not to allow dirt to enter the engine cooling . when changing oil . Do not attempt to clean fan or transmis - • Remove drain plug . sion while engine is running or while the transmission is hot . • After oil has drained completely , replace oil drain plug and tighten securely . • Inspect cooling fan to be sure fan blades are intact and clean . • Refill engine with oil through oil fill dip - stick tube . Pour slowly . Do not overfill , • Inspect cooling fins for dirt , grass clip - For approximate capacity see = PROD - pings and other materials . To prevent UCT SPECIFICATIONS " on page 3 of damage to seals , do not usa com - this manual . pressed air or high pressure sprayer to • Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for clean cooling fins . checking level . Be sure dipstick cap is TRANSAXLE PUMP FLUID tightened securely for accurate reading . Keep oil at = FULL " line on dipstick . A _ Air Screen Oil Dratn _ . _ _ . . . . _ : _ Plug _ The transaxle was sealed at the factory Oil Fill Cap / DipsUck _ _ , _ and fluid maintenance is not required for the life of the transaxle . Should the transaxle ever leak or require servicing , CLEAN AIR SCREEN contact your nearest authorized service Air screen must be kept free of dirt and center . chaff to prevent engine damage from over - heating . Clean with a wire brush or com - pressed air to remove dirt and stubbom 21 dried gum fibers .
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AIR FILTER ENGINE COOLING FINS Remove any dust , dirt or oil from engine Your engine will not run propedy using a cooling fins to prevent engine damage dirty air filter . Clean the foam pre - cleaner from overheating . Air guide covers must after every 25 hours of operation or every be removed . Remove side panels and season . Service paper cartridge every hood ( See " TO REMOVE HOOD AND 100 hours of operation or every season , GRILL ASSEMBLY " in the Service and Ad - whichever occurs first . justments section of this manual ) . Service air cleaner more often under dusty conditions . • Remove knob ( s ) and cover . TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER TopAir Guid _ , , , • Slide foam pre - cleaner off cartridge . • Wash it in liquid detergent and water . • Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . • Saturate it in engine oil . Wrap it in clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to remove excess oil . • If very dirty or damaged , replace pre - cleaner . • Reinstall pre - cleaner over cartridge . • Reinstall cover and secure with knob ( s ) . TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE AirGuide Coger i • Remove wing nuts and cartridge plate . ( Both Sides ) • Carefully remove cartridge to prevent MUFFLER debris from entedng carburetor . Inspect and replace corroded muffler and • Clean cartridge by tapping gently on flat spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could cre - surface . If very dirty or damaged , z ate a fire hazard and / or damage . replace cadddge . • Reinstall cartridge plate , wing nuts , pre - SPARK PLUGS cleaner , cover and secure with knob ( s ) . Replace spark plugs at the beginning of IMPORTANT : Petroleum solvents , such each mowing season or after every 100 as kerosene , are not to be used to clean hours of operation , whichever occurs first . the cartridge . They may cause deteriora - Spark plug type and gap setting are tion of the cartridge . Do not oil cartridge . shown in = PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " Do not use pressurized air to clean or dry on page 5 of this manual . cartddge . IN - UNE FUEL FILTER Knob The fuel filter should be replaced once each season . If fuel filter becomes clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbure - Wing Nut tor , replacement is required . Plate • With engine cool , remove filter and plug Foam Pre - fuel line sections . Cleaner • Place new fuel filter in position in fuel line with arrow pointing towards carbu - retor . Air Screen • Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and clamps are propedy positioned . 22
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• Keep finished surfaces and wheels free Clamp Clamp of all gasoline , oil , etc . • Protect painted surfaces with automo - tive type wax . We do not recommend using a garden hose to clean your tractor unless the elec - Fuel Filter trical system , muffler , air filter and carbure - CLEANING tor are covered to keep water out . Water in engine can result in a shortened engine • Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . life . of all foreign matter . . _ , 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 . • Disconnect front links from deck by TO REMOVE MOWER removing retainer springs . Mower will be easier to remove from the • Raise lift lever to raise suspension right side of tractor . arms . Slide mower out from under trac - • Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - tor . GAGED " position . " IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than • Move attachment lift lever forward to the mower deck is to be mounted on the lower mower to its lowest position . tractor , remove the front links and hook • Roll belt off engine pulley . the clutch springonto square hole in • Remove small retainer spring , and lift frame . clutch spring off pulley bolt . TO INSTALL MOWER • Remove large retainer spring , slide col - • Raise attachment lift lever to its highest lar off and push housing guide out of bracket . position . • Slide mower under tractor with dis - • Disconnect anti - swaybar from chassis charge guard to right side of tractor . bracket by removing retainer spring . • Lower lift lever to its lowest position . • Disconnect suspension arms from rear • Install mower in reverse order of deck brackets by removing retainer removal instructions . springs . Small Retainer Suspension Spring Arms Clutph Spring Retainer Front . . . . - p . _ t _ " _ Link Retainer Springs Collar \ . _ - ( Both Sides ) Housing Guide Bracket Large • Retainer Spring 23
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TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSINGi ments , check that both front links are equal in length . Both linksshould be Adjust the mower while tractor is parked approximately 10 - 3 / 8 " . on level ground or driveway . Make sure • If linksare not equal in length , adjust tires are propody inflated ( See = PROD - one link to same length as other link . UCT SPECIFICATIONS " ) . If tires are • To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " over or underinflated , you will not properly on both front links an equal number of adjust your mower . tums . SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT • When distance = D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower • Raise mower to its highest position . at front than rear , tighten nuts = P • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , against trunnion on both front links . measure height from bottom edge of • To raise front of mower , loosen nut = P mower to ground . Distance = A " on both from trunnion on both front links . sides of mower should be the same , or Tighten nut = E " on both front links an within 1 / 4 " of each other . equal number of tums . • If adjustment is necessary , make adjust - • When distance = D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower ment on one side of mower o01y . at front than rear , tighten nut " P against • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift trunnion on both front links . link adjustment nut on that side . • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift link adjustment nut on that side . NOTE : Each full tum of adjustment nut will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . _ \ _ _ Id _ . rel ° o • Recheck measurements after adjusting . Bottom Bottom Both Front Links Should be Equal in Length oo , u0 , c : Suspension Arm Nut " P Lift Link Adjustment Nut FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to - FrontUnks side . If the followingfront - to - back adjust - ment is necessary , be sure to adjust both TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE front links equally so mower will stay level side - to - side . BELT ( See lllustratlon Next Page ) I The mower blade drive belt may be To obtain the best cutting results , the replaced without tools . Park the tractor on mower housing should be adjusted so that level surface . Engage parking brake . the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower than the rear when the mower is in BELT REMOVAL - its highest position . • Remove mower from tractor ( See " TO Check adjustment on right side of tractor . REMOVE MOWER " in this section of Measure distance = D " directly in front and this manual ) . behind the mandrel at bottom edge of • Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and mower housing as shown . idler pulleys . • Before making any necessary adjust - • Pull belt away from mower . 24
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BELT INSTALLATION - • Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves and inside all belt guides . • Install new belt in reverse order of • Install mower in reverse order of removal . removal instructions , Idler Mandrel Pulleys Mandrel Pulley TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT TO ADJUST BRAKE Park the tractor on level surface . Engage Your tractor is equipped with an adjustable parking brake . For assistance , there is a brake system which is mounted on the belt installationguide decal on bottom side side of the transaxle . of left footrest . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet • Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE stopping distance at high speed in highest MOWER " in this section of this manual . ) gear , then brake must be adjusted . • Remove belt from stationary idler and • Depress clutch / brake pedal and engage clutching idler . perking brake . • Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . • Measure distance between brake oper - Carefully remove belt upwards from ating arm and nut = A " on brake rod . transmission input pulley and over cool - • If distance is other than 1 - 9 / 16 " , loosen ing fan blades . jam nut and tum nut = An until distance • Pull belt toward front of tractor and becomes 1 - 9 / 16 " . Retighten jam nut remove downward from around engine against nut = A " . pulley . • Road test tractor for proper stopping • Install new belt by reversing above pro - distance as stated above . Readjust if cedure . necessary . If stopping distance is still greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest gear , Engine further maintenance is necessary . Pulley Contact your nearest authorized ser - vice center / department . Clutching Idler - Stationary Idler - With Parking Brake Jam = Engaged ' Nut * Transmission Input Pulley Arm Do Not touch this nut . If further brake adjust - ment is necessary contact your nearest autho - rized service center / department 25
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FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER TO ADJUST MOTION CONTROL LEVER The front wheel toe - in and camber are not The motion control lever has been preset adjustable on your tractor . If damage has at the factory and adjustment should not occurred to affect the front wheel toe - in or be necessary . camber , contact your nearest authorized • Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the service center . right rear wheel , and lightly tighten . TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS • Start engine and move motion controlard lever until tractor does not move forw • Block up axle securely . or backward . • Remove axle cover , retaining ring and • Hold motion control lever in that position washers to allow wheel removal ( rear wheel contains a square key - Do not and tum engine oft . • While holding motion control lever in lose ) . place , loosen the adjustment bolt . • Repair tire and reassemble . • Move motion control lever to the neutral • On rear wheels only : align grooves in rear wheel hub and axle . Insert square ( N ) ( lock gate ) position . • Tighten adjustment belt securely . key . NOTE : If additional clearance is needed • Replace washers and snap retaining ring securely in axle groove . to get to adjustment belt , move mower • Replace axle cover . deck height to the lowest position . NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent After above adjustment is made , if the flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant tractor still creeps forward or backward while motion control lever is in neutral may be purchased from your local parts dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry position , follow these steps : rot and corrosion . • Loosen the adjustment bolt . • Move the motion control lever 114 to 1 / 2 inch in the direction it is trying to creep . - - ni WA : h • Tighten adjustment bolt securely . • Start engine and test . • If tractor still creeps , repeat above steps until satisfied . Motion Control Lever Neutral Lock Axle Cove ' r _ Square eKeyel Gate ( Rear Wh Only ) TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK BATTERY ACAUTION : Lead - acid batteries gener - ate explosive gases . Keep sparks , flame and smoking matedals away from batter - / i . , , ' : ? , i ies . Always wear eye protection when AdjustmentBolt around battedes . TRANSMISSION REMOVAL / REPLACE - If your battery is too weak to start the MENT engine , it should be recharged . ( See • BATTERY " in the MAINTENANCE sec - Should your transmiss'uanrequire removal tion of this manual ) . for service or replacement , it should be If " jumper cables " are used for emergency purged after reinstallation and before starting , follow this procedure : operating the tractor . See " PURGE IMPORTANT : Your tractor Is equipped TRANSMISSION " in the Operation section with a 12 volt negative grounded system . of this manual . The other vehicle must also be a 12 volt TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGN - negative grounded system . Do not use MENT your tractor battery to start other vehicles . If steedng wheel crossbars are not hod - zontal ( left to dght ) when wheels are posi - tioned straightforward , remove steedng wheel and reassemble per instructions in the Assembly section of this manual . _ R
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TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - • Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative ( - ) battery terminal with • Connect each end of the RED cable to remaining hex bolt and keps nut . the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each bat - Tighten tery , taking care not to short against chassis . securely . • Close terminal access doors . • Connect one end of the BLACK cable to • Close hood . the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal of fully charged battery . ; Nut Hex Bolt • Connect the other end of the BLACK Terminal Access cable to good CHASSIS GROUND , Door " _ away from fuel tank and battery . TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE ORDER - • BLACK cable first from chassis and then from the fully charged battery . Cable • RED cable last from both batteries . Terminal _ : " Guard Negative ( Black ) Cable TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB • Raise hood . " Positive " ( + ) " Negative " ( - ) • Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the backside of'the grill . L . H . Panel [ _ - _ n / • Replace bulb in holder and push bulb holder securely back into the hole in the Bolt backside of the grill . • Close hood . INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to run poorly , stop running , or pre - REPLACING BATTERY vent it from starting . ACAUTION : Do not short battery termi - • Check wiring . See electrical wiring dia - nals by allowing a wrench or any other gram in the Repair Parts section of this object to contact both terminals at the manual . same time . Before connecting battery , remove metal bracelets , wristwatch TO REPLACE FUSE bands , rings , etc . Replace with 30 amp automotive - type Positive terminal must be connected first plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located to prevent sparking from accidental behind the dash . grounding . • Lift hood to raised position . • Remove terminal guard . • Disconnect BLACK battery cable then RED battery cable and darefully remove battery from tractor . • Install new battery with terminals in same position as old battery . • Reinstall terminal guard . • First connect RED battery sable to posi - tive ( + ) battery terminal with hex bolt and keps nut as shown . Tighten secure - ly . 27
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TOREMOVEHOODAND GRILLAS - SEMBLY • Raisehood . Claml : Unsnap headlight wire connector . • Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood at Quarter Circle sides , tilt toward engine and liftoff of tractor . • To replace , reverse above procedures . Hood Headlight \ ° Wire Connector Choke Closed Casing ClarnI Screw ENGINE Maintenance , repair , or replacement of the Choke Lever emission control devices and systems , which are being done at the customers expense , may be performed by any non - road engine repair establishment or indi - vidual . Warranty repairs must be per - TO ADJUST CARBURETOR formed by an authorized engine manufac - turer's service outlet . The carburetor has been preset at the fac - TO ADJUST THROTTLE CONTROL tory and adjustment should not be neces - CABLE sary . However , minor adjustment may be required to compensate for differences in The throttle control has been preset at the fuel , temperature , altitude or load . If the factory and adjustment should not be nec - carburetor does need adjustment , proceec essary . Check adjustment as described as follows : below before loosening cable . If adjust - In general , tuming the mixture screw In ment is necessary , proceed as follows : ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of fuel t ¢ e . • With engine not running , move throttle the engine giving a leaner fuel / air mixtur control lever to fast position . Tuming the mixture screw out ( counter - • Check that swivel is against side of clockwise ) increases the supply of fuel tore . quarter circle . If it is not , loosen cable the engine giving a richer fuel / air mixtu clamp screw and pull cable back until IMPORTANT : Damage to the needles andw swivel is against quarter circle . Tighten the seats in carburetor may result if scre cable clamp screw securely . is tumed in too tight . TO ADJUST CHOKE CONTROL The choke control has been preset at the PRELIMINARY SETTING factory and adjustment should not be nec - • Be sure you have a clean air filter , andare essary . Check adjustment as descn _ ed the throttle control cable and choke below before loosening cable . If adjust - adjusted propedy ( see above ) . ment is necessary , proceed as follows : • With engine off tum idle mixture screw • With engine not running , move choke in ( clockwise ) closing it finger tight and control ( located on dash panel ) to full then tum out ( counterclockwise ) 1 - 1 / 4 choke position . to 1 - 1 / 2 turns . • Remove air cleaner cover , filter and car - FINAL SETTING tridge plate to expose carburetor choke • Start engine and allow to warm for five ( see = AIR FILTER " in the Customer minutes . Make final adjustments with Responsibilities section of this manual ) . engine running and shift / motion control • Choke should be closed . If it is not , lever in neutral ( N ) position . loosen casing clamp screw and move • With throttle control lever in slow posi - choke cable until choke is completely tion , hold throttle lever a _ ] ainst idle closed . Tighten casing clamp screw se - speed screw and adjust idle speedM . curely . screw to obtain 1200 to 1400 RP • Reassemble air cleaner . 28
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engine - govemed high speed needs • While still holding throttle lever against idle speed screw , tum idle mixture adjusting , contact your nearest authorized screw in ( clockwise ) until engine begins service center / department , which has to die and then turn out ( counterclock - proper equipment and experience to make wise ) until engine runs rough . Tum any necessary adjustments . screw to a point midway between those two positions . • Continue to hold throttle lever against idle speed screw and adjust idle Rspeede - screw to obtain 900 to 1200 RPM . lease throttle lever . • ACCELERATION TEST • Move throttle control lever from slow to fast position . If engine hesitates or dies , e Mixture Scre _ turn idle mixture screw out ( counter - Throttle Lever clockwise ) 118tum . Repeat test andtil continue to adjust , if necessary , ' un engine accelerates smoothly . _ ldle Speed High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do not adjust - damage may result . crow IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the J _ Idle Mixture engine govemor , which is factory set for proper engine speed . Overspeeding the _ Screw engine above the factory high speed set - Th _ rrottlLeever ting can be dangerous . If you think the BA'I'I'ERY immediately prepare your tractor for stor - age at the end of the season or if the trac - • Fully charge the battery for storage . tor will not be used for 30 days or more . • After a period of time in storage , battery may require recharging . _ CAUTION : Never store the tractor with • To help prevent corrosion and power gasoline in the tank inside a building leakage during long periods of storage , where fumes may reach an open flame or battery cables should be disconnected spark . Allow the engine to cool before stor - and battery cleaned thoroughly ( see " TOin ing in any enclosure . CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS " TRACTOR the Maintenance section of this manual ) . Remove mower from tractorfor winter • After cleaning , leave cables disconnect - storage . This will allow you to clean it thor - ed and place cables where they cannot oughly . Remove all dirt , grease , leaves , come in contact with battery terminals . etc . Store in a clean , dry area . • If battery is removed from tractor for • Clean entire tractor ( See = CLEANING " in storage , do not store battery directly on the Maintenance section of this manual ) . concrete or damp surfaces . • Inspect and replace belts , if necessary ENGINE ( See belt replacement instructionsin the FUEL SYSTEM Service and Adjustments section of this IMPORTANT : It is impertant to prevent manual ) . gum deposits from forming in essential fuel • Lubricate as shown in the Maintenance system parts such as carburetor , fuel filter , section of this manual . fuel hose , or tank during storage . Also , • Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws experience indicates that alcohol blended are securely fastened . Inspect moving fuels ( called gasohol or using ethanol or pads for damage , breakage and wear . methanol ) can attract moisture which leads Replace if necessary . to separation and formation of acids dudng • Touch up all rusted or chipped paint sur - storage . Acidic gas can damage the fuel faces ; sand lightly before painting . system of an engine while in storage . 29
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• Drain the fuel tank . OTHER • Start the engine and let it run until the • Do not store gasoline from one season fuel lines and carburetor are empty . to another . • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner • Replace your gasoline can if it starts to products in the fuel tank or permanent rust . Rust and / or dirt in your gasoline will damage may occur . cause problems . • Use fresh fuel next season . • If possible , store your tractor indoors NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable and cover it tO give protection from dust altamaUve in minimizing the formation of and dirt . fuel gum deposits during storage . Add sta - • Cover your tractor with a suitable protec - bilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or storage tive cover that does not retain moisture . container . Always follow the mix ratio Do not use plastic . Plastic cannot found on stabilizer container . Run engine breathe , which allows condensation to at least 10 minutes after adding stabilizer form and cause your tractor to rust . to allow the stabilizer to reach the carbure - IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while tor . Do not drain the gas tank and'carbure - engine and exhaust areas are stillwarm . tor if using fuel stabilizer . ENGINE OIL Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace with clean engine oil . ( See = ENGINE n in the Maintenance section of this manual ) . CYLINDER ( S ) • Remove spark plug ( s ) . • Pour one ounce of oil through spark plug hole ( s ) into cylin _ ler ( s ) . • Tum ignition key to = START " positionfor a few seconds to distribute oil . • Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . 3O
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Will not start • Out of fuel . • Fillfuel tank . • See " TO START ENGINE " in • Engine not'CHOKED " prop - erly . Operation section . • Engine flooded . • Walt several minutes before attempting to start . • Bad spark plug . • Replace spark plug . • Dirty , air filter . • Clean / replace air tilter . • Dirty fuel filter . • Replace fuel tilter . • Water in fuel . • Drain fuel tank and carburetor , refilltank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check all wiring . • Carbureto _ rout of adjustment . • See " ToAdjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . • Contact an authorized service Engine valves out of adjust - ment . center . Hard to start • Dirty air filter . • Clean / replace air filter . • Bad spark plug . • Replace spark plug , • Weak or dead battery . • , Recharge or replace battery . • Dirty fuel tilter . • Replace fuel filter . • Stale or dirty fuel . • Drain fuel tank and refill with fresh gasoline . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check all wiring . • Carburetor out of adjustment . • See - To Adjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . • Engine valves out of adjust - • Contact an authorized service ment . center . Engine will not turn • Clutch / brake pedal not • Depress clutch / brake pedal . over depressed . • Attachment clutch is engaged . • Disengage attachment clutch . • Weak or dead battery . • Recharge or replace battery . • Blown fuse . • Replace fuse . • Corroded battery terminals . • Clean battery terminals . • Loose oi " damaged widng . • Check all wiring . • Faulty ignition switch . • Check / replace ignitionswitch . • Faulty solenoid or starter . • Check / replace solenoid or starter . • Contact an authorized service • Faulty operator presence 6 center . switch ( as ) . Engine dicks but will • Weak or dead battery . • Recharge or replace battery . not start • Corroded battery terminals . • Clean battery terminals . • Loose or damaged widng . • Check all wiring . • Faulty solenoid or starter . • Check / replace solenoid or starter . Loss of power • Cutting too much grass / too • Set in " Higher Cut " posi - fast . tion / reduce speed . • Throttle in = CHOKE " position . • Adjustthrottle control . 31
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tROUBLESHOOTING CHART CAUSE CORRECTION PROBLEM • Clean underside of mower hous - Loss of power ( cont'd ) • Build - up of grass , leaves and trash under mower . ing . • Dirty air filter . • Clean / replace air filter . • Low oil level / dirty oil . • Check oil level / change oil . • Faulty spark plug . • Clean and regap or change spark plug . • Replace fuel filter . • Dirty _ el filter . • Drain fuel tank and refillwith • Stale or dirty fuel . fresh gasoline . • Water in fuel . • Drain fuel tank and carburetor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . • Connect and tighten spark plug • Spark plugwire loose . wire . • Dirty engine air screen / fins . • Clean engine air screen / fins . • Dirty / clogged muffler . • Clean / replace muffler . • Check all widng , o • Loose or damaged wiring . • See " To Adjust Carburetor " in • Carburetor out of adjustment . Service and Adjustments section . • Contact an authorized service • Engine valves out of adjust - _ enter . 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 damagedparts . • Check wiring , switches and con - Engine continues to • Faulty operator - safety pres - nections . If not run when operator ence control system . leaves seat with at - corrected , contactan authorized service center / tachment clutch engaged department . 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 . • Clean around mandrels 1 . oopen • Clogged mower deck vent vent holes . holes from buildup of grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . Mower blades will not • ' Obstruction in clutch mecha - • Remove obstruction . nism . rotate • Replace mower ddve belt . • Worn / damaged mower ddve belt . • Frozen idler pulley . • Replace idler pulley . • Frozen blade mandrel . • Replace blade mandrel . • Place throttle control in " FAST " Poor grass discharge • Engine speed too slow . position . • Shift to slower speed . • Travel speed too fast . • Allow grass to dry before mow - • Wet grass . ing . 32
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Poor grass discharge • Mower deck not level . • Level mower deck . ( cont'd ) • Low / unevan tire air pressure . • Check tires for proper air pres - sure . • Wom , bent or loose blade . • Replace / sharpan blade , " l ] ghtan blade bolt . • Buildup of grass , leaves and • Glean underside of mower hous - trash under mower . ing . • Mower drive belt worn . • Replace mower ddve belt . • Blades impropedy 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 buildupof grass , I _ aves , and trash around mandrels . • Switch is " OFF " . Headlight ( s ) not • Tum switch " ON " . working ( if so • Bulb ( s ) bumed out . • Replace bulb ( s ) . equipped ) • Faulty lightswitch . • Check / replace lightswitch . • Loose or damaged widng . • Check widngand conneclfoos . • Blown fuse . • Replace fuse . Battery will not • Bad battery cell ( s ) . • Replace battery . • Poor cable connections . charge , , Check / clean all connections . • Faulty regulator ( if so • Replace regulator . equipped ) . • Faulty altemator . • Replace alternator . Loss of drive • Freewheel control in = disen - • Place freewheel controlin gaged " position . = engaged " position . • Motion drive belt worn , dam - • Replace motion drive belt . aged or broken . • Air trapped in transmission • Purge transmission . dudng shipment or servicing . Engine " backfires " • Engine throttlecontrol not set • Move throttle control to = SLOW " when turning engine at " SLOW " positionfor 30 position and allow to idle for 30 " OFF " seconds before stopping seconds before stopping engine . engine . 33
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 SCHEMATIC BATrERY FUSE15AMP . AMMETER ( OPTIONAL ) _ _ RED • BLACK _ . . . . . . . _ j CONNECTOR SLACK ( CLUTCH OFF ) GROUNDING m . ACK iGNITION PLUGPGS UNIT GAU I ( 2 PL GONINES ) TWIN CYL EN _ SYSI " I _ I OUII _ UT 2eVOLTll i , C NN , e : N ¢ ORpMNNECTEO ) I N , IP OC II lmlO RPM { I : _ . _ RGING81 ' STEMOISCO ORANGE 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 IDLE THE LIGHTS - - e - - O F , WILL DIM . ASTHE ENGINE IS IGNITION SWITCH NON - REMOVABLE REMOVABLE SPEEDED UP , THE LIGHTS CONNECTIONS CONNECTIONS WILL BECOME THEIR BRIGHTEST . PO61TION CIRCUrr . ' MAKE " OFF G + M + L NONE WIRING INSULATED CUPS RUN / UGHT B + L A + Y NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR RUN B + L NNONEE START B + L + S NO SERVICING OF UNIT , THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED TO PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING . 35
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 ELECTRICAL F n 41 h I 36
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TRACTOR ; - MODP - L NUMI : : IP . . H 91 _ ' i2 - fO _ l ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 163465 Battmy 2 74760412 Bolt , Hex 114 - 20x3 / 4 8 7603J Tray , Battery 10 145211 Bolt , Btr Front 114 - 20x 7 - I / 2 11 150109 Holddown Battery Front Mount 12 145769 Nut , Push Nylon BatteryFront 1 / 4 16 153664 Switch InterlockPush - In 19 STD551125 Washer , Lock 1 / 4 20 73350400 Nut , Hex , Jam 1 / 4 - 20 21 166182 Hamess , Ugtd Socket ( w / 4152J ) 22 4152J LightBulb 24 4799J Cable , Battery 25 146148 Cable , Battery 26 166180 Fuse 27 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Uric 28 145491 Cable , Ground 29 121305X Switch , Seat 30 140301 " Switch , Igni _ on4 Po . sl _ on 31 124211X Nut , Ignition 32 141226 Cover , IgnitionSwitch 33 109310X Key , Molded , Craftsman 40 169596 Harness , Ignition 41 71110408 BoltBlk Fin Hex 1 / 4.20 UNC x 1 / 2 42 131563 Cover , Terminal 43 168327 Solenoid 44 73640400 NutKabsBIkHex 1 / 4 - 20UNC 45 121433X Ammeter Rectangular6 Amp 52 141940 ProtectionWke Loop ( Hour Meter ) 55 17490508 SorewThdrol 5 / 16 - 18xl / 2 70 166658 Hamess Engine B & S NOTE : AllcomponentdimensionsgivenIn U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 37
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES 28 12 53 55 31 37 14 11 14 23 54 6O 14 2 74 3 38
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 _ PFASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Chassis 1 166819 2 140356 Dmwbar Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 3 17060612 4 STD551025 Washer 13 / 32 x3 / 4 x 16Gauge 5 155272 Bumper Hood _ ash 9 165454X013 Dash , Bllkscraened 10 STD533710 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 11 155927 Panel , Dash , LH 12 145660 ClipTlnnermanGdlle P / t . 13 169118 Panel , Dash , RH 14 17490608 Scraw , Thd . , Roll . 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 Type 1 - 1 " 17 144983X558 HoodAssembly Bumber Hood 18 126938X 20 156437 Plate Mtg BatteE / Fuel Tank 23 124028 ) ( Bushing , Snap , Nylon , Fuel Uns 25 18131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12Gauge 26 STD541437 Locknut , He . x , with Insert 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 28 156725X558 Grille / LensAsm 29 155217X599 Lens , Grille 30 154791X558 Fender / Footrest 31 139976 Bracket , Feoder / Support 37 17490508 Scmw , Thdrol . 5 / 16 - 18x I / 2 TYT 38 139886 PivotBracketAssembly , LH , Mower , Rear 39 139887 PluutBracketAssen _ y , RH , Mower , Rear 51 73800400 Nut Lock W / tnsert 1 / 4 - 20 UNC Washer 9 / 32 X 7 / 8 X 16 Ga . 52 19091416 53 145201 BracketGrillePickoffLH 54 161464 Screw , HexWshd # 8 - 18 x 7 / 8 BracketGdlle Pic _ ff RH 55 145202 57 STD552507 BoltFInHex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC ) ( + 75 58 140547 Air Duct P / L 18HP B & S Opp . Twin 60 72140606 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 64 154798 Dash LowerS'n _ T 74 STO541437 Nut Crownlock3 / 8 - 16 UNC 140 158418 Bracket SuspensionFront 142 165867 Plate RelnfomementSTLT 143 154966 Bracket SwaybarChassis 144 154207 Bracket FootrestSTLT Rod PivotChassis / Hood 145 156524 159 155123X428 CupholderSltt Black NOTE : Allcomponentdimensionsgivenin U . S . inches 1 inch = = 25A mm 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 GROUNDDRIVE 71 - ' _ 16 147 - - ' _ 32 52 22 84 104 77 26 4O
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TRACTOR ' - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 GROUND DRIVE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Washer 13 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 12Ga . 1 . . . . . . Transaxla ( See Breakdown ) 72 19132012 HydroGr 319 - 0650 73 156347 StrapTorque Rh Hydro 0650 2 142431 Spdng , Retum , Brake 74 121199X Spacer , Split Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 3 143995 Pulley , Transpde 75 121749X 8 165866 Rod Shift FenderAdjust Gauge 10 STD561210 Pin Cotter 118x 1 CAD 76 STD581075 E - Fling 14 10040400 Washer Lock Hvy Helical 77 123583X Key , Square 16 STD541431 NutLockHexW / lns . 5 / 16 - 1 " 8 78 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Uric Gauge 18 STD523710 BoltFinHex 3 / 6 - 16Uncx1 81 165591 ShaftAsm CrossTapered 650 Gr . 5 2O 19 STD541437 NutLockHexW / W'sh 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 LinkTransa , _ de0650 LTHT / STL 22 145627 Rod , Brake Hydro 89 164890X428 Console , Shift 24 73350600 Nut , Hex Jam 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 90 124346X Nut Self : hid Wsh - hd 1 / 4 Zinc 25 106888X Spring , Brake Rod 93 142564 Line Fuel Hydro4 " 26 STD551037 Washer 94 140462 Fan , I - lydro7 " 27 STD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 3 / 4 CAD . 95 167696 ControlBypassHydro 28 145204 Rod , ParkingBrake 96 4497H Retainer Spring1 " Zinc / Cad 29 124236X Cap , PaddngBrake 97 140469 Kasper Bo _ Rh Hydro 0750 . 18 / 20 ' 30 130807 Bracket , Transaxle 32 74760512 BoltHexHd 5 / 16 - 18Uncx3 / 4 98 73510600 Nut KepaHex 3 / 6 - 16Unc 34 155071 Shaft , Foot Pedal 102 141322 Washer Bellville . 501D x 1.50D 35 120183X _ Beadng , Nylon 36 1 _ 11616 Washer 103 73940800 Nut Hex Jam Toplook 1 / 4 - 20 Unf 37 1572H Pin , Roll Arm , Control Hydro 38 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat 104 140156 Screw Cap Hex 5 / 16 x 16 x I 39 STD523727 Bolt 105 71070516 Bolt Can ' . 3 / 6 - 16 x 1.25 40 4470J Spacer , Spilt 116 72110610 Bolt Hex Flghd 5 / 16 - 18 Gr . 5 41 165838 Keeper , Belt Idler 145 74490540 Bolt Hex Flghd 5 / 16 - 18 x 2 - 1 / 4 42 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 146 74490536 Bolt Hex Flghd 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 2 Gauge 147 74490524 BushingBollcrank Grd Ddve 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove 150 165850 Washer 13 / 32 x2 x 10 Ga . 48 154407 BellcrankClutch Grnd Dry STL 151 19133210 Washer Srrted 5 / 161Dx 1.125 49 123205X Retainer , Bolt 156 166002 Bolt Shoulder5 / 16 - 18 Unc - 2A 50 STD523715 Bolt 157 153236 BracketShift Mount 51 STD541437 NutCrownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 158 165589 52 STD541431 Nut , Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18 Unc 159 165494 Hub TapperedFlange Shift I _ t Washer 29 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga 53 105710X Unk , Clutch 160 19292016 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 114 - 20x3 / 4 Gr 55 105709X Spring , Return , Clutch 161 72140406 5 56 STD523712 BeltHex 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 Nut Crownlockl / 4 - 20 Unc 57 140294 V - Belt , Ground Drive 162 73680400 Bolt Hex Fin 114 - 20Uric x I Gr - 59 140312 Keepar , CenterSpan 163 74780416 5 61 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16x3 / 4 Washer 5 / 8 x . 281 x 10 Ga 62 8883R Cover , Pedal 164 19091010 BracketPivot Lever 63 140186 Pulle _ , , Engine 165 165623 Scraw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 64 164975 BoltHex7 / 16 - 20x4Gr . 5 166 166880 BoltShoulder5 / 16 - 18 x . 561 65 STD551143 Washer 168 165492 Plate Fastening Lt 66 154778 Kasper Bolt Engine Hydro 169 165580 70 134683 Guide BeltRH Engine NOTE : Allcomponentdlrnensions giveninU . S . inches 71 140158 Strap TorqueLh Hydro 18 / 20 " T 1 inch = 25.4 mm 41
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 STEERING ASSEMBLY • • L • _ i _ 41 t " - i n I _ 114 47 1 $ 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 STEERING ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 139768 SteeringWheel 2 154427 " FrontAxleAssembly 3 156483 SpindleAssembly , LH . 4 157473 Splnd _ Aseem _ , R . H . 5 6266H Bearing ; , Race , Thrust , Hardened 6 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 7 19272016 Washer 27 / ' 32x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 8 12000029 Ring , Klip 9 3366R Bearing , Steedng Column 10 156438 Unk , Drag 11 STD551137 Washer , Lock 13 154779 Spacer , Bearing , FrontAxle 15 73901000 Nut , Lock , Range 5 / 8 - 11 UNC 17 156546 ShaftAssembly , Steedng 18 57079 Washer , Thrust , 515 x . 750 x . 033 19 160395 Suppor _ she _ 22 165857 ScrewhexWshhd Torx 23 165851 Pittman ShaftAssembly 25 154406 Bracket , Steering 26 126847X Busl ' _ ng , Unk , Drag 27 136874 Gear , Sector 28 19131416 Washer 13F32x7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 29 17O6O612 Screw 3 / 6 - 16 x3 / 4 30 STD561210 Pin 32 13O465 Rod , " Re 36 155099 Bushing , Steedng 37 152927 Screw " [ - r # 10 - 32x 5 x 3 / 8 Range 38 139769 Insert , Steedng Wheel 39 19133812 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 - 3 / 8 x 12 Gauge 40 STD541537 Gripco Nut 41 100711L Adaptor , SteeringWheel 42 145054X428 Boot , SteeringDash P / L Mtl BIk 4,3 121749X Washer25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16Gauge 44 153720 ExtensionSteedng Non - Adjust 46 121232X pap , sp _ d _ 47 6855M F _ ng , Grease 51 738OO50O Nut Lock Hx W / ins 5 / 16 - 19 UNC 54 74780520 Bolt Fin Hex 5 / 16 - 18 UNC x 1 - 1 / 4 62 167902 Wit , SteeringAssembly , Sen / ice 63 74780616 Bolt FinHex 3 / 8 - 16 unc . x 1 Gr . 5 65 154780 Spacer Axle 66 154404 BeadngArm Pittman 67 74781044 Bolt FinHex 5 / 8 - 1lunc x 2 - 3 / 4 68 " [ 54429 Brace Axle 79 19132012 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 12 Ga 80 74950612 Bolt Hex Nylon3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 NOTE : Allcomponentdimensionsgivenin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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TRACTOR _ - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 ENGINE KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . 1 162152 ControlThrot Paddle 32 22 2 17720410 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20x5 / 8 T 3 . . . . . . . Engine ( See Breakdown ) BrkjgsModelNo . 461707 - 0145 - E1 4 149723 Muffler Exhaust 5 144069 ExhaustAsm . Left 6 144068 ExhaustAsm . Right 7 138129 Clamp Tube Double Engine 8 150176 Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 UNC X 3 / 4 W / Seres 10 145552 Heat Shield Lt 11 STD551125 Washer Lock Hvy . Helical 1 / 4 12 STD522507 Bolt Fin Hex 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 13 165287 Gasket Muffler 14 13280336 Nipple Pipe 4 - 1 / 2 " 15 13200300 EFbowStd 90 Degree 5 / 8 - 18 Npt 16 STD551237 Washer Lock Ext Tooth3 / 8 17 17490624 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16xl - 1 / 2 Tytt 23 159880 Shield Browning / DebrisGuard 25 145996 Control Choke 26 73920600 Nut Keps 3 / 8 - 24 Unf 27 152927 " Screw'l - r # 10 - 32 x 5 x 3 / 8 Flange 29 137180 ArrestorSpark 31 157103 Tank Fuel 3 50 Rear 32 161696 Cap Fuel Guage STLT 33 123487 ) ( Clamp Hose BIk 34 106082X Spacer Fad 35 17060512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 37 8543R Line Fuel 38 . . . . . . . Plug Oil Drain ( See Engine Breakdown ) 39 109227X Pad Idler 1.75 x . 75 x . 06 81 128861 Nut , Flange 1 / 4 - 20 Starter Nut NOTE : Allcomponentdimensionsgivenin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25A mm 45
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 SEAT ASSEMBLY 5 21 I KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 140123 Seat 3450 BllVolkCraftsman 13 121248X BushingSnap BIkNy150 Id 2 140551 BoltRdhdSht Nk 1 / 4 - 20xl - 1 / 2 Bracket Pnt Pivot Seat ( blk ) 14 72050412 3 74760616 Bo4tFinHex 3 / 8 - 16unc X 1 15 134300 Spacer Split28 X 96 Zinc 4 19131610 Washer _ 3 / 32 X 3 / 4 X I0 Ga 16 121250X SpringCprsn I 27 BIk Pnt 5 145006 Clip Push In Hinged 17 123976X Nut Lock 1 / 4 LgeFigGr 5 Zinc 6 STD541437 Nut Hex Lockw / Ins 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 21 153236 BoltShoulder5 / 16 - 18 Unc - 2A 7 124181X Nut Hex Lockw / lns3 / 16 - 18 SpringSeat Cpran2 250 BIkZi 22 STD541431 8 17060616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16X 1 - 1 / 2 24 19171912 Washer 17 / 32 . X 1 - 3 / 16 X 12 Ga . 9 19131614 Washer13 / 32X1 X14Ga 25 127018X BoltShoulder5 / 16 - 18 X 62 10 155925 Pan Pnt Seat ( blk ) NOTE : All component dimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 11 166369 KnobSeat 1 inch = 25.4 mm 12 121246X BracketPnt MountingSwitch 46
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 DECALS 1 7 4 2 11 2 3 9 2O 14 14 13 15 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION I 156439 Decal Fender Danger Seam 14 166927 Decal Dash Panel 2 Deeal Fend Auto Sears Gold 15 160396 Decal Mower DriveSchematic 3 1632OO Decal Hood Rh Craftsman 19 138047 Decal , BatteryDiehard Sears 4 163202 Decal Hood Lh Craftsman 20 166887 Decal Deck Mower EZ3 6 133644 Decal Maint Customer 22 149516 Decal Battery Seats Dora - - 169210 Decal By Pass Lt Hydro 7 169637 Decal Replacement Srs - - 138311 Decal LiftHandle 9 1632O4 Decal Fender Craftsman Gold - - 154515 Pad FootrestLh STLT 11 156811 Decal Fender STL11 - IOper - - 154516 Pad FootrestRh STLT InstF _ JS - - 169590 Manual , Owner's ( English ) 13 146046 Decal V - belt Dr Sch Tractor E - - 169591 Manual , Owner's ( Spanish ) WHEELS & TIRES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Valve Cap , Tire 2 65139 Stem , Valve 3 106222X Tire , Front 4 59904 Tube , Front'nre ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 5 " f06732X427 Rim , Front 6 278H Rtting , Grease ( Front Wheel 11 Only ) 7 9040H Baanng , Flange ( FrontWheel Only ) 8 106108X427 Rim , Rear 9 122082X Tire , Rear 10 7152J Tube , RearTire ( Not Provided . Service Item Only ) 11 104757X Cap , Axle - - 144334 Sealant , " fire ( 10 oz . Tube ) NOTE : All componentdimensionsgiven inU . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 47
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 LIFT ASSEMBLY 7 37 5 49 30 3 6 4 48
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,270841 LIFT ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159460 LiftLever Inner Wire Asrn . 2 159471 ShaftAsm . Uft 3 105767X Pin Groove 4 120000 ( _ E Ring 5 19211621 Washer21 / 32x1 x21 Ga , 6 120183X Beadng Nylong 7 125631X Grip Handle Ruted 8 122365X Button Plunger Read 11 139865 LinkAsm LiftLH . 12 139866 LinkAsm LiftR . H . 13 STD624008 Retainer Spring 15 127218 Link Front 16 73350800 Nut Jam Hex 1 / 2 - 13 Unc 17 130171 Trunnion BlkZinc 18 73680800 Nut Lock W / Wsh I / 2 - I 3 Uric 19 139868 Arm Suspension Mower 20 163552 Retainer Spring 23 110807X Nut , Special , " 24 19131016 Washer 13 / 32x5 / 8x16Ga . 25 2876H Spdng 26 76020308 Pin , Cotter 3 / 32 x 1 / 2 27 126971X Rod , Adjust Life 28 73350600 Nut , Hex Jam 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 29 138057 Knob , InfiniteHeightAdmustment 30 150233 Trunnion , Inf . Height 31 140302 Beadng , PvL Lift . Sphedcal 32 73540600 Nut Crowniock3 / 8 - 24 36 155097 Pointer Height Indicator 37 123935X Plug Hole BIk 1A85 / 1.515 Die 38 17060512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18x3 / 4 40 19112410 Washer 11 / 32x 1 - 1 / 2 x 10 Ge 41 155098 IndicatorHeight Stir 49 145212 Nut , Hex Flange Lock 50 110452X Nut , Push Phos . & Oil NOTE : All componentdimensionsgivenin U . S . inches 1 Inch = 25A mm 49
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 MOWER DECK lS7 _ C _ " , _ _ . _ 40 _ _ aF " . _ P ' _ lo , _ _ _ T _ _ " , _ 1 _ 2 _ _ _ _ _ 1 . _ , . _ 1 _ . . _ 14 _ 4 , _ 21 22 3 24 \ 26 16 27 1 13 _ 6 SO
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 MOWER DECK KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION V - Belt 1 165852 Mower Housing 68 144959 2 STD533107 Bolt 85 72140620 BoltCarriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 2 3 138017 BracketAssembly , SwayBar , 92 STD541437 Locknut , Hex W / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 Front UNC 4 165460 BracketSway Bar 38 / 42 " 101 136420 Cover Mulching42 " Black Screw Truss Hd PhUl0 - 24 x5 / 8 5 STD624008 RetainerSpdng 102 71161010 Washer # 10 6 130832 Arm , Suspension , Rear 103 19061216 8 850857 Beft , Hex3i8 - 24x1.25Gr . 8 • 104 STD551110 Washer Lock 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 105 160793 LatchAsm Bagger Nut Weld 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 106 2029J 11 134149 Blade , Mulching 111 155197 Bracket Gauge , Wheel LH 12 129895 Beadng , Ball 112 155198 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel RH 13 137645 ShaftAseambly , Mandrel , 113 17060512 " Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 Vented ( Incl . Key Number6 ) 114 73510500 Nut , Hex Kepe 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 115 72110504 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 UNC x 1 / 2 15 110485X Beadng , Ball , Mandrel 116 4898H Bolt , Shoulder 16 140329 Stripper , Vented Mower Deck 117 165746 Wheel , Gauge 18 72140505 BoIt , Cardage5 / 16 - 18x5 / 8 118 73930600 Nut , Crownlock 3 _ - 16 ! 9 132827 Boll Shoulder 119 19121414 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 14 Ga . 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 121 143723 Bracket 21 STD541431 Nut , Crowniock5 / 16 - 18 UNC 128 153390 Washer Felt 22 134753 StiffenerBracket 129 191313 ' 12 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12Ga . 23 131267 Bracket , Deflector 130 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 24 105304X Cap , Sleeve Gr . 5 25 123713X Spdng , Torsion , Deflector 131 STD533710 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 26 110452X Nut , Push 142 165890 Ann Spdng Brake Mower 27 130968 Shield , Deflector 143 157109 BracketArm Idler42 " 28 19111016 Washerlli32xs / 8x16Ga . 144 158634 Keeper Belt42 " ClutchCable 29 131491 Rod , Hinge 145 165888 Pulley IdlerFlat 30 157722 Screw Thdrol RollingWsh lid 146 165891 Bolt Carraige Idler 31 129963 Washer , Spacer 147 131335 Spdng Extension 32 153535 Pulley , Mandrel 148 169022 Spdng Retum Idler 33 137266 Nut , Topiock , Flanged 149 165898 RetainerSpdngYellowZinc 34 STD533717 Bolt 150 19091216 Washer 9 / ' 32x 3 / 4 x 16Ga . 35 133835 Fastner , ChristmasTree 151 169670 Bracket Clutch Cable Clutch 42 " 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat 152 169676 37 19131316 Washer t3 / 32x 13 / 16x 16Ga . 153 169674 Washer flat 3 / 8 " Type B 40 STD541437 Nut , Crownlock3 / 8 - 16 UNC 154 169675 Spdng Retainer 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , LH . 155 169671 Spdng RetentionLever 45 STD624003 Retainer 156 169672 Spacer 46 137729 Screw , Thd . Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 157 16O669 Rod Clutch Screw Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4.20 x 48 133944 Washer , Hardened 158 17720410 5 / 8 49 155066 RollerAssembly , Cam Follower 50 131340 Bolt , Shoulder # 10 - 24 Grade 5 - - 130794 MandrelAssembly ( includes Key Numbers8 - 10 , 12 - 15 , 31 51 STD541410 Locknut and 32 ) 52 139888 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC Mower Deck , Complete ( Std 53 131845 Arm AsSembly , Pad , Brake - - 169583 deck - orderseparately mulcher 54 133943 Washer , Hardened plate componentskey nos . 101 - 55 155046 Arm , Idler 106 ) 56 165723 Spacer , Retainer 59 141043 Guard , Tuv Idler ( 94 ) NOTE : All componentdimensionsgivenin U . S . inches 67 149846 KnobCustom Oval 1 inch = 25.4 mm 51
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 HYDRO GEAR TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 319 - 0650 23 9O 19 i _ 25 53 91 111 35 113 52
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 HYDRO GEAR TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 319 - 0650 KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . Washer 7 / 16 x 7 / 8 x . 060 1 142930 Housing , Lower 43 142884 DifferentialAssembly 2 142931 Assembly , UpperHousing 44 150829 Washer 3 / 4 x 1.5 x . 13 3 142932 Seal , Lip 52 142991 Seal . 75 x 1.25 x . 250 4 142926 Ring , Wire Retaining 53 142961 Shaft , Input 5 142933 Ring , Retaining 56 142963 Bolt 1 / 4 - 20 x 1.38 6 142934 Beadng , Shaft Ball 58 142964 Pin . 50D x . 43 ID x , 750 7 142935 Beadng , Cradle 59 142965 Arm , Control 8 150771 Beadng , Thrust 30 _ < 52 x 13 62 142966 Puck , Dampener 9 142937 Sweshplate , Variable 63 142967 Set Screw 13 142938 Block , CylinderAssembly 64 142920 spring 14 142939 Arm , Trunnion 68 142969 Stud 5 / 16 - 24 15 142940 Seal , Lip 69 144610 JackshaftAssembly 17 142941 Guide , Slot 83 142971 Jackshaft 18 150772 Shaft , Motor 85 150806 Screw , Cap 19 150773 Beadng , Thrust 42x68x16 88 142973 Washer 7 / 16 x 1 x 1 / 2 23 142944 Block , CylinderAssembly 89 142974 Sleeve Bearing 24 142945 Seal , Up 10 x 25 x 7 90 142975 Seal , Wiper 25 142946 Actuator , Bypass 91 1429 ' 76 sp _ ng , Biock 26 150774 Canter SectionAssembly Kit 92 142977 Washer , BlockThrust 27 142948 Seal , Lip 26 x 42 x 8 93 142978 Cap , Vent Assembly 28 142949 Ring , Retaining 113 142917 F _ ng , O - Ring Assembly 29 142950 Washer 26x35x1 114 142918 Spacer 30 150767 Plate , Bypass 119 142980 Nut , Castle 5 / 16 - 24 34 142951 Oil Rlter Element 134 144607 Pin , Cotter 35 142952 Ann , Bypass 135 144608 Spring , Compression . 36 142953 Ring , Retaining 139 150775 Nut , Hex 5 / 16 - 24 37 142954 Arm , Actuating 140 150776 38 142955 Pin , Actuating NOTE : Allcomponentdimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 39 150777 Bolt 5 / 16 - 24xl - 5 / 4 1 inch = 25.4 mm 40 150778 Lockn , ut , Hex 5 / 16 - 24 UNJC 41 142958 Brake Rotor / StatorKit 53
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0145 - E1 634o 215 552A 552 10A 404 o 383 572 10GP _ 1095 VALVE OVERHAUL GASKET SET 2 . _ I101SL _ BELKIrr IlO - OWHE _ R . U'SAL 1132 ' k REQUIRES SPECIAL TOOLS 15 _ TO INSTALL SEE REPAIR INSTRUCTION MANUA 1 54
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TRAC ; TOH - - MuUEL NUMBER 917.270841 BRIGGS & STRATI " ON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0145 - E1 307 8615 , , , . . 6 . ' A725 _ 861 PUMP REPAIR KIT I 968 12C . , AR.U , EK ' IrTORI 643 68 _ _ _ 68 _ 51 _ I 535 286V i 689 211 dl 276 . Xa . _ , I | ] nl 562 _ _ I " 1 s . 2 _ I Ik REQUIRES SPECIAL TOOLS TO INSTALl . SEE REPAIR INSTRUCTION MANUAL . 1036 LABEL KIT - EMISSION I G5
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0145 - E1 513 783 y 803 697 797 @ 544 i 801 358 GASKET SET 634 _ 7 1770 51A _ ' _ 569 _ 56
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 014 , = KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 498583 CylinderAssembly 91 693483 BodyAssembly - Upper 2 399265 BushingP3eelI _ t 95 690718 Screw ( ' ThrottleValve ) 3 91086 " k Seal - Oil 97 693485 Shaft - Throttle 4 493304 Surrrp - Engine 98 807 _ . 3 Wit - IdleSpeed 5 214517 Head - Cylinder # 1 102 693509 • Gasket - Cad0uretorBody 5A 214518 Head - Cylinder # 2 104 693506 • Pin - RoatHinge 7 271867 _ re Gasket - CylinderHeed # 1 105 692078 • V _ ve - Roat Needle 7A 271868 * _ . Gasket - CylindorHeed # 2 107 693482 BodyAssembly - Lower 8 495754 BreetherAseembly ( Cylinder 108 693505 Valve - Choke # 1 ) 109 693498 Stilt - Choke 9 27803 _ r _ ' Gasket - Breather 117 693538 Jet - Main 10 94382 Screw ( BreatherAssembly ) 693500 Jet - Main ( High Altitude ) 10A 94380 Screw ( Braather - Cover ) 121 491539 C _ rburetorKit 11 280225 Tube - Breather 122 281411 Spacer 273390 , k Gasket - Crankcase ( . 015 " Thick , 125 693479 Carburetor Std . ) 130 693504 Valve - Throttle 271188 " / r Gasket - Crankcase ( . 005 " Thick ) 133 693512 Float - Carburetor 271189 , Gasket - Crankcase ( . 009 " Thick ) 146 94196 Key - ' Rming 13 94565 Screw ( Cy _ ' = derHeed ) 147 693508 Jet - Pilot 15 94239 Plug - Oil Drain 161 496599 Base - AirCleaner 16 690666 Crankshaft 163 271411 . A . Gasket - AirCleener 19 399264 Bushing 177 271170 " JrSeal - O - Ring 20 291675 " k Seal - Oil 187 299146 Uce - Fuel ( CuttO Require < 23 491180 Flywheel Length ) 24 222698 Key - Rywheet 197 95063 Screw ( Back Plate ) 25 499180 PistonAssembly ( Standard ) 202 262683 Unk - MechanicalGovomo 499181 PistonAssembly ( _ 010 " O . S . ) 203 280997 Crank - Bell 499182 PistonAssembly ( . 020 " O . S . ) 205 93971 Screw ( Bell Cr ' - tnk ) 499183 PistonAssembly ( . 030 " O . S . ) 209 262352 Spring - Governor 26 499184 Ring Set . Piston ( Standard ) 211 261563 Spring - Governor 499285 Ring Set , Piston ( . 010 " O . S . ) 212 693985 Unk - ThK ) ttle 499186 Ring Set , Piston ( . 020 " O . S . ) 215 224816 Guide - Air 499187 Ring Set , Piston ( , 030 " O . S . ) 219 394348 Gear - Governor 27 263129 Lock - PistonPin 220 222773 Washer - Thrust ( Governor 28 498319 Pin Assembly , Piston ( Std . ) 222 491282 Bracket - Cootrol 498320 PinAssembly - Piston ( . 005 " 227 491297 Lever - Governor O . S . ) 235 224995 Shield - FuelSpray 29 498314 Rod - Connec _ ( Standard ) 240 394358 Rltar - Fuel 498541 Rod - Connec _ g ( . 020 U . S . ) 244 230318 Connector - Hose ( Pulse L 32 95017 Screw ( P _ . , o _ m _ ngRod ) 258 94930 Screw ( Engine Sump ) 33 390420 Valve - Exhaust ( Include ( s ) : 267 93897 Screw ( CasingClamp ) 494553 Keeper - Valve ( Raf . No . 42 ) ) 278 94942 Washer ( Governor Lever ] 34 691302 Valve4otake 297 94289 Nut - Wing ( Air FitterReta _ 35 65906 Spring - Valve ( Intake ) 304 691390 Housing - B _ ower 36 26828 Spring - Valve ( Extlaust ) 305 690960 Screw ( Bower Housing ) 40 221596 Retainer * Valve ( Exhaust ) 306 222846 Shield - Cylinder 41 292260 Retainer - Valve ( FJd ' _ ust ) 306A 223734 Shield - Cylinder 42 494553 Keeper - Valve 307 94930 Screw ( CylinderShield ) 45 261368 Tappet - Valve 309 497596 Motor - Starter 46 214487 Camshaft 310 9400 _ Bolt ( Starter Motor ) 47 393415 Slinger - Oil 311 497608 Bn _ shSet 48 498542 Short Block 332 230674 Nut ( Flywheel ) 50 213290 Manltold - lntake 333 394891 Armature - Magneto 51 271412 _ Gasket - intake 334 94731 Screw ( Magneto Armatun 51A 270884 - / r4 , Gasket - Intake 337 802592 Plug - Spark 53 93970 Screw ( Carburetor ) 356 494705 Wire - Stop 54 93208 Screw ( Intake Manifold ) 358 495868 Gasket Set 73 691438 Screon - Rotating 383 89838 Wronch - SparkPlug 75 222511 Washer ( Flywhest ) 386 693490 q _ - Gasket - Pump 78 691134 Screw ( FlywheelFan ) 391 693487 Body - Pump 57
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270841 BRIGGS & STRATrON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0145 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 671 261961 Bushing - Guide ( Exhaust ) 392 693491 0 + Spring - PumpDlaphregm 404 223882 Washer ( Governor Crank ) 231218 Bushing - Guide ( Intake ) 877 393456 Wlra - Altemator 423 94674 Screw ( Air Cleaner Base ) 881 495901 Plate - Cover 425 94823 Screw ( AirCleaner Cover ) 918 393815 Ho _ e - Vacuum ( Cylinder - To - 432 693492 0 + Cap * Spring Impulse Pump ) ( Cutto Required 433 693489 • + Diaphragm - FuelIbump Length ) 434 693493 Cover - Diaphragm 934 94627 Screw ( Fan Retainer ) 435 693494 Screw ( DiaphragmCover ) 955 693513 Plug - Carburetor 441 222875 Bracket - OilFill 968 225008 Cover - AirCleaner 445 394019 Filter - Air 971 805540 Screw ( Upper BodyTo Lower 447 93343 Screw ( Air Guide Cover ) 449 94882 Screw ( Oil Fill Bracket ) , 1005 498157 Fan - Flywheel 474 93474 Aitemator 1006 224901 Retainer - Fan 482 93621 Screw ( Alternator ) 1019 496726 Label Kit 510 497606 Drive - Starter 1036 499382 Labet KP , - Erniasion 513 398003 Clutsh - Drive 1051 263080 Ring - Retaining 523 494947 Dipstick 1058 273688 Owner's Manua = 525 495348 Tube - Oil Fill 1081 280860 _ r Seal - O - Ring 527 223167 Ciamp - Tube 1090 497605 Retainer - Brash 535 272490 Filter - Air 1095 498047 Gasket Set - Valve Overhaul 544 97603 Armature - Starter 1125 94724 Screw ( Cover Plate ) 552 262332 Bushing ( GovernorCrank ) 1132 94675 " Screw ( Oil Slinger ) 552A 262331 Bushing ( GovernorCrank ) 1136 94297 Screw ( Governor , ContrelRed ) 562 93853 Bolt - Carriage ( Govemor Lever ) 1137 220680 Washer ( Governor , Control 569 272645 _ Gasket - Base Rod ) 572 222892 CoVer - Breather ( Cylinder # 2 ) 1138 94298 Nut ( Governor , ControlRod 573 491304 Plate - Back - - 460707 - 0145 - E1Reptanement Engina 592 92278 Nut ( Governor Lever ) 601 95162 Clamp - Hose IncludedinGasket Set , Ref Number 358 . 615 94296 Retainer ( Govemor Crank ) • IncludedinCarburetorKit , Rel Number 121 . 615A 93898 Retainer - GovernorShaft • IncludedinValue Overhaut Kit , Rel Number 616 491530 Crank - Governor 1095 . 634 491287 * Seal - GovernorShaft + Includedin Fuel Pump Kit , Fief Number 861 634A 271013 Washer - Foam " JrO • + 635 66538 Boot - SparkPlug NOTE : All componentdimensionsgivenin U , S . inches 637 693510 Washer - Seal 1 inch = 25,4 mm 643 496700 Retainer - AirFilter 689 262337 Spring - Friction 697 93585 Screw ( Drive Cap ) 725 280866 Shiald - Hnat 726 91362 Gear - Ring 741 262989 Gear - ' nming 783 693059 Geaf - Stattar 797 94010 Nut ( StarterTerminal ) 797A 693167 Nut ( StarterTerminal ) 801 394860 Cap - Drive 802 497607 _ End + 803 497604 Housing - Starter 807 693511 Spacer 822 693497 Washer - Seal ( Throttle Shaft ) 847 495715 DIpsSck [ rubeAseambLy 851 493880 Terminal - Cable 859 693488 0 + Diaphragm - FuelPump 861 393397 Kit - FuelPump 865 224774 Cover - Air Guide 865A 224775 Cover - AirGuide 868 497656 Seal - Valve 868A 273312 Seal - Valve 869 261463 Seat - Valve ( | ntake ) 870 262924 Seat - Valve ( Exhaust ) 58
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION _ r _ ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL , f - * NOT ACROSS HILL SIGHTING GUIDE o _ _ O greater than 15 ° ) , never across the face . Make turns gradu - ally to prevent tipping or loss of control . Exercise extremeot I _ lk perate your Tractor up and down the face of slopes ( n I caution 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 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
033004 Tune-up kit (includes air filter, spark plug, o...
0169590 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0169591 Manual, owner's (spanish)
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
40169596 Harness
4171110408 Bolt
42131563 Cover
43168327 Solenoid
4473640400 Nut
45121433X Ammeter rectangular 6 amp
52141940 Protectoin wire loop (hour meter)
5517490508 Screw
70166658 Engine harness
87603J Tray
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169590 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0169591 Manual, owner's (spanish)
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 chassis/hood
159155123X428 Cupholder stltl black
17144983X558 Hood asssembly
18126938X Bumber hood
2140356 Drawbar
20156437 Plate mtg battery fuel tank
23124028X Bushing, snap, nylon, fuel line
2519131312 Washer
26STD541437 Locknut, hex, with insert 3/8-16 unc
28156725X558 Grille/lens assembly
29155217X599 Lens grille
317060612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
30154791X558 Fender/footrest
31139976 Support bracket
3717490508 Screw
38139886 Pivot bracket
39139887 Pivot bracket
4STD551025 Washer 13/32 x 3/4 x 16 guage
5155272 Hood bumper
5173800400 Lock nut
5219091416 Washer
53145201 Bracket
54161464 Screw, spiderloc hex hd #8 x 7/8
55145202 Bracket
57STD552507 Bolt fin hex 1/4-20 unc x .75
58140547 Air duct p/l 18hp b and s opp. twin
6072140606 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 3/4
64154798 Lower Bracket assembly, clutch, mounting evx
74STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
9165454X013 Dash, silkscreened
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169590 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0169591 Manual, owner's (spanish)
1N/P Transaxle hydro gr 319-0650
10STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 1 cad
102141322 Washer
10373940800 Nut
104140156 Control arm
10571070516 Screw
11672110610 Bolt
1410040400 Washer lock hvy helical
14574490540 Hex flange bolt
14674490536 Bolt hex flghd 5/16-18 x 2-1/4
14774490524 Bolt hex flghd 5/16-18 x 1-1/2
150165850 Bell bushing
15119133210 Washer
156166002 Serrated washer
157153236 Bolt shoulder 5/16-18 unc -2a
158165589 Shift
159165494 Hub tappered flange shift lt
16STD541431 Nut lock hex w/ins. 5/16-18 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 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
6117060612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
628883R Pedal cover
63140186 Engine pulley
64164975 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 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169590 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0169591 Manual, owner's (spanish)
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
2917060612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
3156483 Spindle
30STD561210 Pin
32130465 Rod, tie
36155099 Bushing, steering
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38139769 Insert, cap steering wheel, standard, black
3919133812 Washer, 25/32 x 1-1/4 x 16 guage
4157473 Spindle
40STD541537 Gripco nut
41100711L Adaptor, steering wheel
42145054X428 Steering boot
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 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169590 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0169591 Manual, owner's (spanish)
1162152 Control throt paddle 32 22
10145552 Heat shield
11STD551125 Washer lock hvy. helical 1/4
12STD522507 Bolt fin hex 1/4-20 x 3/4
13165287 Muffler
1413280336 Pipe nipple
1513200300 Elbow std. 90 degree 3/8-18 npt
16STD551237 Washer lock ext. tooth 3/8
1717490624 Screw thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
217720410 Screw hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8 t
23159880 Shield, browning / debris guard
25145996 Control
2673920600 Nut
27152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
29137180 Spark arrestor
3N/P Engine briggs model no. 461707-0145-e1
31157103 Tank fuel 3.5 stl w/o sensor
32161696 Fuel gauge cap
33123487X Clamp hose
34106082X Pad
3517060512 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 3/4 tytt
378543R Fuel line
38N/P Plug oil drain
39109227X Pad idler
4149723 Muffler, assembly, twin lo-tone
5144069 Exhaust assembly lh b and s 18 hp vent
6144068 Exhaust
7138129 Clamp
8150176 Bolt
81128861 Nut, flange 1/4-20 starter nut
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169590 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0169591 Manual, owner's (spanish)
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 gr5 zinc
2140551 Bracket pivot
21153236 Bolt shoulder 5/16-18 unc-2a
22STD541431 Nut hex lock w/ins 5/16-18
2419171912 Washer
25127018 X Bolt shoulder 5/16-18 x 62
374760616 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1
419131610 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 40 (96012001102)
5145006 Clip push-in hinged (96012001102)
6STD541437 Nut hex lock w/ins 3/8-16 unc
7124181X Spring
817060616 Screw 3/8-16 x 1-1/2
919131614 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 ga
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169590 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0169591 Manual, owner's (spanish)
1156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
11156811 Decal fender stlth operating instructions e/s
13146046 Decal
14166927 Decal, panel dash b and s
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
6133644 Decal
7169637 Decal replacement srs
9163204 Decal fender craftsman gold
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169590 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0169591 Manual, owner's (spanish)
159192 Valve cap
107152J Tube
11104757X Cap, axle
265139 Valve stem
3106222X Tire, front
459904 Tube
5106732X427 Rim, front
6278H Fitting
79040H Flange bearing
8106108X427 Rim, rear
9122082X Tire, rear
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169590 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0169591 Manual, owner's (spanish)
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
36155097 Pointer, pnt height indicator
37123935X Hole plug
3817060512 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 3/4 tytt
412000002 E ring
4019112410 Washer
41155098 Scale indicator height
49145212 Hex nut
519211621 Washer
50110452X Push nut
6120183X Bearing
7125631X Grip
8122365X Button plunger read
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0169590 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0169591 Manual, owner's (spanish)
1165892 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 guage, wheel lh
112155198 Bracket, guage, wheel rh
11317060512 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 3/4 tytt
11473510500 Nut, hex keps 5/16 -18 unc
11572110504 Bolt, carriage 5/16 -18 unc
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 numbe...
130STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr.5
131STD533710 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
14128774 Housing
142165890 Arm spring b
143157109 Idler bracket
144158634 Keeper belt
145165888 Pulley idler flat
146165891 Bolt carriage idler
147131335 Spring
148169022 Spring idler
149165898 Retainer spring yellow zinc
15110485X Bearing
15019091216 Washer 9/32 x 3/4 x 16 ga.
151169670 Clutch bracket
152169676 Cable clutch 42"
153169674 Flat washer
154169675 Spring retainer
155169671 Spring retention lvr clutch cable
156169672 Spacer
157169669 Clutch rod
15817720410 Screw hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8
16140329 Stripper, vented mower deck
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.
4165460 Sway bracket
40STD541437 Nut, crownlock 3/8-16 unc
44140088 Guard
45STD624003 Retainer
46137729 Screw
48133944 Washer
49133944 Washer
5STD624008 Retainer spring
50131340 Bolt
51ST541410 Locknut
52139888 Bolt
53131845 Arm assembly, pad, brake
54133943 Washer, hardened
55155046 Arm idler 42" mower lt/yt
56165723 Spacer . retainer
59141043 Guard
6130832 Arm, suspension, rear
67149846 Knob, deluxe 1/2-13
68144959 Belt
8850857 Bolt blade
8572140614 Bolt carriage 3/8-16 x 2-1/2
9STD551137 Washer, lock
92STD541437 Locknut, hex w/wsh 3/8-16 unc