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Owner's Manual . CRAFTSMAN 20.5HP ELECTRIC START 42 " MOWER 6 SPEED TRANSAX _ LAWN TRACTOR ModelNo 917.270850 • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Repair Parts CAUTION : For answers to your questions about this product , Call : Read and follow all Safety Rules and Instructions before 1 - 800 - 659 - 5917 Sears Craftsman Help Line operating this equipment . 5 am - 5 pm , Mon - Sat Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , II 60179 Visit our Craftsman website : www . sears . com / craftsman
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Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Operation . . . . . . . . _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Parts Ordering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover LIMITED TWO YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT For two ( 2 ) years from the date of purchase , if this Craftsman Riding Equipment is maintained , lubricated and tuned up according to the instructions in the owner's manual , Sears will repair or replace , , free of charge , any parts found to be defective in material or workmanship . This Warranty does not cover : • Expendable items which become worn during normal use , such as blades , spark plugs , air cleaners , belts , etc . • Tire replacement or repair caused by punctures from outside objects , such as nails , thorns , stumps , or glass . • Repairs necessary because of operator abuse , negligence , improper storage or acci - dent or the failure to maintain the equipment according to the instructions contained in the owner's manual . • Riding equipment used for commercial or rental purposes : LIMITED 90 DAY WARRANTY ON BATTERY For ninety ( 90 ) days from date of purchase , if any battery included with this riding equipment proves defective in material or workmanship and our testing determines the battery will not hold a charge , Sears will replace the battery at no charge . In - home warranty service on your Craftsman riding equipment is available at no charge for 30 days from the date of purchase . Please contact your nearest service center . After 30 days from the date of purchase , warranty service is available by taking your Craftsman riding equipment to your nearest Sears Service Center . ( In - home warranty service will still be available after 30 days - from the date of purchase but a standard trip charge will apply ) . This warranty applies only while this product is in the United States . This Warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights which may vary from _ tate to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , D / 817 WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 • Be sure the area is clear of other IMPORTANT : This cutting machine is people before mowing . Stop machine capable of amputating hands and feet if anyone enters the area . and throwing objects . Failure to observe • Never carry passengers . the following safety instructions could • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - result in serious injury or death . lutely necessary . Always look down GENERAL OPERATION and behind before and while backing . • Be aware of the mower discharge di - • Read , understand , and follow all in - rection and do not point it at anyone . structions in the manual and on the Do not operate the mower without ei - machine before starting . ther the entire grass catcher or the • Only allow responsible adults , who are guard in place . familiar with the instructions , to oper - • Slow down before turning . ate the machine . • Never leave a running machine unat - • Clear the area of objects such as tended . Always turn off blades , set rocks , toys , wire , etc . , which could be parking brake , stop engine , and re - picked up and thrown by the blade . 2 move keys before dismounting .
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• Do nottry to stabilize the machine by • Turn off blades when not mowing . putting your 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 CHILDREN light . • Do not operate the machine while un - Tragic accidents can occur if the operator der the influence of alcohol or drugs . is not alert to the presence of children . • Watch for traffic when operating near Children are often attracted to the ma - or crossing roadways . chine and the mowing activity . Neveras - • Use extra care when loading or un - sume that children will remain where you loading the machine into a trailer or last saw them . truck . • Keep children out of the mowing area and under the watchful care of another SLOPE OPERATION responsible adult . Slopes are a major factor related to loss - • Be alert and turn machine off if chil - of - control and tipover accidents , which dren enter the area . can result in severe injury or death . All • Before and when backing , look behind slopes require extra caution . If you can - and down for small children . not back up the slope or if you feel un - • Never carry children . They may fall off easy on it , do not mow it . and be seriously injured or interfere DO : with safe machine operation . • Mow up and down slopes , not across . • Never allow children to operate the ma - • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree chine . limbs , etc . • Use extra care when approaching blind • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Un - corners , Shrubs , trees , or other Objects even terrain could overturn the ma - that may obscure vision . chine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . SERVICE • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so that you will not have to stop or shift • Use extra care in handling gasoline while on the slope . and other fuels . They are flammable • Follow the manufacturer's recommen - and vapors are explosive . dations for wheel weights or counter - 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 cool before refueling . Do the stability of the machine . not 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 heat - tires lose traction , disengage the erl blades and proceed slowly straight • Never run a machineinside a closed down the slope . area . DO NOT : • Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade • Do notturn on slopes unless neces - attachment bolts , tight and keep equip - sary , and then , turn slowly and gradu - ment in good condition . ally downhill , if possible . • Never tamper with safety devices . • Do not mow near drop - offs , ditches , or Check their proper operation regularly . embankments . The mower could sud - • Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or denly turn over if a wheel is over the other debris build - up . Clean oil or fuel edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge spillage . Allow machine to cool before caves in . storing . • Do notmow on wet grass . Reduced • Stop and inspect the equipment if you traction could cause sliding . strike an object . Repair , if necessary , 3 before restarting .
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• Never make adjustments or repairs Mower blades are sharp and can cut . Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and with the engine running . • Grass catcher components are subject use extra caution when servicingthem . Check brake operation frequently . Ad - to wear , damage , and deterioration , which could expose moving parts or al - just and service as required . Be sure the area is clear of other low objects to be thrown . Frequently people before mowing . Stop machine check components and replace with manufacturer's recommended parts , if anyone enters the area . when necessary . Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree • Never carry passengers . limbs , etc . • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Un - lutely necessary . Always look down and • even terrain could overturn the ma - behind before and while backing . chine . Tallgrass can hide obstacles . • Never carry children . They may fall off Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so and be seriously injured or ihterfere that you will not have to stop or shift with safe machine operation . while on the slope . • Keep children out of the mowing area Avoid startingor stopping on a slope . If and under the watchful care of another • tires lose traction , disengage the responsible adult . • Be ai'ert and turn machine . off if chil - blades and proceed slowly straight dren enter the area . down the slope . Do not turn on slopes unless neces - • Before and when backing , look behind • and down for small children . . sary , and then , turn slowly and gradu - • Mow Up and down slopes { 15 ° Max ) , ally downhill , if possible . not across . Look for this symbol to point out im - WARNING : The engine exhaust from portant safety precautions . It means this product contains chemicals known to CAUTION ! ! ! BECOME AWAREI ! ! YOUR the State of California to cause cancer , SAFETY IS INVOLVED . birth defects , or other reproductive harm . CAUTION : tn order to prevent acci - dental starting when setting up , trans - porting , adjusting or making repaiis al - ways disconnect spark plug wire and place wire where it cannot contact spark plug . 4
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT A Sears Maintenance Agreement is 3ASOLINE 3.5 GALLONS available on this product . Contact your 3APACITY UNLEADED nearest Sears store for details . a _ NDTYPE : REGULAR CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES 31LTYPE SAE 30 ( ABOVE 32 ° F • Read and observe the safety rules . SAE 5W - 30 a , PI - SF / SG / SH ) : • Follow a regular schedule in maintain - ( BELOW 32 ° F ) ing , caring for and using your tractor , DIL CAPACITY : 3.0 PINTS • Follow the instructions under " Mainte - SPARK PLUG : CHAMPION nance " and " Storage " sections of this RJ19LM OR J19LM _ AP : . 030 " ) owner's manual . CALVE INTAKE : . 004 " - . 006 ' WARNING : This tractor is equipped 3LEARANCE : EXHAUST : . 007 " - . 009 ' with an internal combustion engine and 3ROUND SPEEDFORWARD : should not be used on or near any 1.2 [ MPH ) : 1ST unimproved forest - covered , brush - covered or grass - covered land unless the 2ND 1.5 engine's exhaust system is equipped with 3RD 2.4 a spark arrester meeting applicable local 4TH 3.5 or state laws ( if any ) . If a spark a ( rester 5TH 4.8 is used , it should be maintained in effective working order by the operator . 6TH 5.4 In the state of California the above is REVERSE : 1.5 required by law ( Section 4442 of the TIRE FRONT : 14 PSI California Public Resources Code ) . PRESSURE : REAR : 10 PSI Other states may have similar laws . CHARGING 3 AMPS BATTERY Federal lawsapply on federal lands . A SYSTEM : 5 AMPS HEADLIGHTS spark arrester for the muffler is available through your nearest Sears Authorized BATTERY . " AMP / HR : 30 Service Center / Department ( See MIN . CCA : 240 REPAIR PARTS section of this manual ) . CASE SIZE : U1R BLADE BOLT 27 - 35 FT . LBS TORQUE : CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a Craftsman Tractor . It has been designed , engineered and manufactured to give you the best possible dependabil - ity and performance . Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy , please contact your nearest Sears Authorized Service Center . We have competent , well - trained technicians and the proper tools to service or repair this tractor . Please read and retain this manual . The instructions will enable you to assemble and maintain your tractor properly . Always observe the " SAFETY RULES " . 5
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Parts Bag contents shown full size ( 1 ) Shoulder Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 ( 1 ) Knob © ( 1 ) Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge ( 2 ) Screws # 10 x 5 / 8 ( 2 ) Lock Washers # 10 ( 2 ) Weld Nuts # 10 ( 2 ) Washers 3 / 16 x 3 / 4 x 16 Gauge 6
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Pe _ s packed separately In ca _ on Pa _ s Bag contents not shown full size ' _ _ Vi _ eo _ teering IL - - Wheel L _ ( = _ _ _ Cassette Insert Steering Wheel Seat Adapter Plate _ , I , _ ( 2 ) Keys ( 2 ) I , . atch I _ l _ ok / _ ssemDIleS _ eSteeringl Whe . Steering i ' ' Extension Steering , Boot Shaft n u ) I I I SlopeSheet Manual Parts Bag 7
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Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must . be tightened securely . Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness . Review the video cassette before you begin , " _ Steedng TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY I / _ 1 ' _ _ Wheel Insert , exBO , t A socket wrench set will make assembly easier . Standard wrench sizes you need r are listed below . ( 1 ) 9 / 16 " wrench ( 1 ) Pliers _ Washer ( 2 ) 1 / 2 " wrench ( 1 ) Utility knife ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " sQcket with o ' / Wheel _ : 3 ' _ / Steering Boot drive ratchet Steering ee _ ( 1 ) Sre pressure gauge Tab , ( 1 ) Phillips screwdriver Extension When right or left hand is mentioned in this manual , it means , from your point of Shaff _ _ - - - ' _ Adapter view , when you are in the operating position ( seated behind the steering 5 / 16 Locknut _ _ 5 / 16 Hex Bolt wheel ) . TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM CARTON Lower Steering " _ ! UNPACK CARTON _ , . , _ - . ' ' _ - - - _ - Ta b , " - . " , Slots • Remove all accessible loose parts and < . - . ' , , ' / parts boxes from shipping carton . • CUt , from top to bottom , along lines on all four corners of shipping carton , and • Position steering wheel so cross bars lay panels flat . are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide • Remove mower and packing materials . inside boot and onto adapter . • Assemble large flat washer , 3 / 8 lock • Check for any additional loose parts or boxes and remove . washer , 3 / 8 hex bolt and tighten securely . • Snap steering wheel insert into center BEFORE ROLUNG TRACTOR OFF of steering wheel . SKID . . • Remove protective materials from ATTACH STEERING WHEEL tractor hood and grill . IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND staples in skid that may puncture tires BOOT where tractor is to roll off skid . • Slide extension shaft onto lower steering shaft . Align mounting holes HOW TO SET UPYOUR TRACTOR in extension and lower shafts and CHECK BA'I - rERY install 5 / 16 hex bolt and Iocknut . Lift hood to raised position . Tighten securely . If this battery is put into service after IMPORTANT : 13ghten bolt and nut month and year indicated on label securely to 18 - 22 ft . Ibs . torque . ( label located between terminals ) • Place tabs of steering boot over tab charge battery for minimum of one slots in dash and push down to hour at 6 - 10 amps . ( See " BA'I - rERY ' secure . in Maintenance section of this manual INSTALL STEERING WHEEL for charging instructions ) . • Position front wheels of the tractor so they are pointing straight forward . • Slide steering wheel adapter onto steering shaft extension . 8
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• Remove banding holding discharge guard up . against tractor . Label TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID _ t _ _ _ _ ~ _ WARNING : Before starting , read , understand and follow all instructions in the Operation section of this manual . Be sure tractor is in a well - ventilated area . Be sure the area in front of tractor is clear of other people and objects . • Be sure all the above assembly steps have been completed . INSTALL SEAT • Check engine oil level and fill fuel tank with gasoline . Adjust seat before tightening adjustment • Sit on seat in operating position , knob . depress clutch / brake pedal and set the • Remove cardboard packing on seat parking brake . pan . • Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) • Place seat on seat pan and assemble pos'ltion . shoulder bolt . Tighten shoulder bolt • Press lift lever plunger and raise securely . attachment lift lever to its highest • Assemble adjustment knob and flat position . washer loosely . Do not tighten . • Start the engine . After engine has • Lower seat into operating position and started , move throttle control to idle sit on seat . position . • Slide seat until a comfortable position • Depress clutch / brake pedal into full is reached which allows you to press " BRAKE " position and hold . Move clutch / brake pedal all the way down . gearshift lever to 1st gear . • Get off seat without moving its • Slowly release clutch / brake pedal and adjusted position . slowly drive tractor off skid . • Raise seat and tighten adjustment • Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking knob securely . brake and place gearshift lever in neutral position . • Turn ignition key to " OFF " position . Continue with the instructions that follow . Shoulder Seat Pan INSTALL MULCHER PLATE • Install two latch hooks to mulcher plate Bo _ . . _ . . using screw , washer , lock washer , and weld nut as shown . NOTE : Pre - assemble weld nut to latch hook by inserting weld nut from the top with hook pointing down . Flat Washer Tighten hardware securely . Adjustment Raise and hold deflector shield in Knob upright position . TO ROLLTRACTOR OFF SKID ( See • Place front of mulcher plate over front Operation section for location and of mower deck opening and slide into place , as shown . function of controls ) • Hook front latch into hole on front of • Press lift lever plunger and raise mower deck . attachment lift lever to its highest • Hook rear latch into hole on back of position . mower deck . • Release parking brake by depressing CAUTION : Do not remove discharge clutch / brake pedal . guard from mower . Raise and hold guard • Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) when attaching mulcher plate and allow it position . to rest on plate while in operation . • Roll tractor foward off skid . 9
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CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION Hook Points Weld Nut Down OF ALL BELTS See the figures that are shown for Lock replacing motion and mower blade drive Washer Latch belts in the Service and Adjustments Weld Nut Hook section of this manual . Verify that the belts are routed correctly . / CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM After you learn how to operate your tractor , check to see that the brake is Nut properly adjusted . See " TO ADJUST Washer BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments Washer section of this manual . , / CHECKLIST PlateMUlchel ' _ , _ Screw BEFORE YOU OPERATE AND ENJOY YOUR NEW TRACTOR , WE WISH TO ASSURE THAT YOU RECEIVE THE Shield BEST PERFORMANCE AND SATISFACTION FROM THIS QUALITY PRODUCT . PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING CHECKLIST : , / ' All assembly instructions have been completed . Latch Hooks , / No remaining loose parts in carton . , / Battery is properly prepared and TO CONVERTTO BAGGING OR charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 DISCHARGING amps ) . Simply remove mulcher plate and store in , / Seat is adjusted comfortably and a safe place . Your mower is now ready for tightened securely . discharging or installation of optional / All tires are properly inflated . ( For grass catcher accessory . shipping purposes , the tires were NOTE : It is not necessary to change overinflated at the factory ) . blades . The mulcher blades are de - / Be sure mower deck is properly signed for discharging and bagging also . leveled side - to - side / front - to - rear for best cutting results . ( Tires must be CHECK TIRE PRESSURE properly inflated for leveling ) . The tires on your tractor were overin - / Check mower and drive belts . Be sure flated at the factory for shipping pur - they are routed properly around pulleys poses . Correct tire pressure is important and inside all belt keepers . for best cutting performance . / Check wiring . See that all connections • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in are still secure and wires are properly " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " clamped . section of this manual . WHILE LEARNING HOW TO USE YOUR CHECK DECK LEVELNESS TRACTOR , PAY EXTRAATTENTION TO THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT ITEMS : For best cutting results , mower housing should be properly leveled . See " TO / Engine oil is at proper level . LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the / Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , Service and Adjustments section of this regular unleaded gasoline . manual . / Become familiar with all controls - their location and function . Operate them before you start the engine . / Be sure brake system is in safe operating condition . 10
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These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied Withthe product . Learn and understand their meaning . BATTERY CAUTION OR REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW WARNING ENGINE ON ENGINE OFF OIL PRESSURE LIGHTS ON OVER TEMP LIGHT L FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWER LIFT LOCKED R N H L ATTACHMENT REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW CLUTCH ENGAGED PARKING BRAKE ATTACHMENT KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS IGNmON CLUTCH DISENGAGED ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) . . . . . . . • . . _ + . . FREE WHEEL DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( Automatic Models only ) 11
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KNOW YOU R TRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRACTOR Compare the illustrations with your tractor to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . ht Switch Attachment Clutch Lover Ignition Ammeter Plunger Choke Control \ Throttle Control , , Lift Lever Pedal Brake Lever Height Adjustment Knob Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . AMMETER - Indicates charging ( + ) or GEARSHIFT LEVER - Selects the speed discharging ( - ) of battery . and direction of tractor . ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER - Used HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT KNOB - Used to to engage the mower blacles , or other adjust the mower cutting height . attachments mounted to your tractor . IGNITION SWITCH - Used for starting A'n'ACHMENT LIFT LEVER - Used to and stopping the engine . raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck LIFT LEVER PLUNGER - Used to release attachment lift lever when or other attachments mounted to your tractor . changing its position . CHOKE CONTROL - Used when starting UGHT SWITCH - Turns the headlights on a cold engine . and off . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL - Used for PARKING BRAKE LEVER - Locks declutching and braking the tractor and clutch / brake pedal into the brake position . starting the engine . THRO'n'LE CONTROL - Used to control engine speed . 12
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The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes , which can . result in severe eye damage . Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your tractor or performing any adjustments or repairs . We recommend a wide vision safety mask over spectacles or standard safety glasses . HOWTO USE YOUR TRACTOR • Never use choke to stop engine . IMPORTANT : Leaving the ignition TO SET PARKING BRAKE switch in any position other than " OFF " Your tractor is equipped with an operator will cause the battery to be discharged , presence sensing switch . When engine ( dead ) . : is running , any attempt by the operator to NOTE Under certain conditions when leave the seat without first setting the tractor is standing idle with the engine parking brake will shut off the engine . running , hot engine exhaust gases may • Depress clutch / brake pedal into full cause " browning " of grass . To eliminate " BRAKE " position and hold . this possibility , always stop engine when • Place parking brake lever in " EN - stopping tractor on grass areas . GAGED " position and release pres - CAUTION : Always stop tractor sure from clutch / brake pedal . Pedal completely , as described above , before should remain in " BRAKE " position . leaving the op'erator's position ; to empty Make sure parking brake will hold grass catcher , etc . tractor secure . Attachment Clutch Lever TO USE THROTTLE CONTROL Choke " Engaged " Position Always operate engine at full throttle , Control _ _ " Disengaged " • Operating engine at less than full _ - _ " . _ k _ j " < _ ' _ Pos { tion throttle reduces the battery charging rate . • Full throttle offers the best bagging Co _ _ \ k _ ' / Parking Brake and mower performance . Clutch / Brake Eng . . aged " TO USE CHOKE CONTROL ; L , , , o , , Use choke control whenever you are starting a cold engine . Do not use to start a warm engine . • To engage choke control , pull knob out . Slowly push knob in to disen - pl _ ss _ ngaegd Height Position gage . Adjustment TO MOVE FORWARD AND Knob BACK3NARD STOPPING The direction and speed of movement is MOWER BLADES - controlled by the gearshift lever . • To stop mower blades , move attach - • Start tractor with clutch / brake pedal ment clutch lever to " DISENGAGED " depressed and gearshift lever in position . neutral ( N ) position . GROUND DRIVE - • Move gearshift lever to desired position . • To stop ground drive , depress clutch / • Slowly release clutch / brake pedal to brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position . start movement . • Move gearshift lever to neutral ( N ) IMPORTANT : Bring tractor to a complete position . stop before shifting or changing gears . ENGINE - Failure to do so will shorten the usefu ) • Move throttle control to slow position . life of your transaxle . NOTE " Failure to move throttle control to TO ADJUST MOWER CUTI'ING slow position and allowing engine to idle HEIGHT before stopping may cause engine to " backfire " . The cutting height is controlled by turning the height adjustment knob in • Turn ignition key to " OFF " position and desired direction . remove key . Always remove key when • Turn knob clockwise ( _ ) to raise leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized cutting height . use . 13
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• Turn knob counterclockwise ( P _ ) to • Select desired height of cut . lowercuttingheight . • Lower mower with attachment lift control . The cuttingheightrangeis approxi - mately1 - 1 / 2 ' to 4 " . Theheightsare • Start mower blades by engaging attachment clutch control . measuredfrom the ground to the blade tip with the engine not running . These • TO STOP MOWER BLADES - disen - heights are approximate and may vary _ gage attachment clutch control . depending upon soil conditions , height CAUTION : Do not operate the mower of grass and types Of grass being without either the entire grass catcher , on mowed . mowers so equipped , or the discharge • The average lawn should be cut to guard in place . approximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the Attachment Clutch Lever " Engaged " cool season and to over 3 inches Position nt Uft Lever High during hot months . For healthier and better looking lawns , mow often and after moderate growth . " Low • For best cutting performance , grass Position over 6 inches in height should be mowed twice . Make the first cut " Disen Position relatively high ; the second to desired height . TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS Guard Gauge wheels are properly adjusted when they are slightly off the ground TO OPERATE ON HILLS when mower is at the desired cutting height in operating position . Gauge A0ACAUTION : Do not drive up or down wheels then keep the deck in proper hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and do position to help prevent scalping in most not drive across any slope . terrain conditions . • Choose the slowest speed before • Adjust gauge wheels with tractor on a starting up or down hills . fiat level surface . • Avoid stopping or changing speed on hills . • Adjust mower to desired cu _ ing height ( See ' 3 " O ADJUST MOWER CU'I - FING • If slowing is necessary , move throttle HEIGHT " in the Operation section of control lever to slower position . this manual ) . • If stopping is absolutely necessary , • With mower in desired height of cut push clutch / brake pedal quickly to position , gauge wheels should be brake position and engage parking assembled so they are slightly off the brake . ground . Install gauge wheel in • Move gearshift lever to 1st gear . Be approprib _ te hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / sure you have allowed room for tractor 8 washer , and 3 / 8 - 16 Iocknut and to roll slightly as you restart movement . tighten securely . • To restart movement , slowly release • Repeat for opposite side installing parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . gauge wheel in same adjustment hole . • Make all turns slowly . TO TRANSPORT 3 / 8 - 16 • Raise attachment lift to highest Locknut _ position with attachment lift control . Gaugeel • When pushing or towing your tractor , Whe be sure gearshift lever is in neutral ( N ) Mounting Bracket position . _ houlder • Do not push or tow tractor at more than five ( 5 ) MPH . Gauge Wheel Bolt NOTE : To protect hood from damage TO OPERATE MOWER when transporting your tractor on a truck Your tractor is equipped with an operator or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and presence sensing switch . Any attempt by secured to tractor . Use an appropriate the operator to leave the seat with the means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , engine running and the attachment cord , etc . ) . clutch engaged will shut off the engine . 14
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engine or carburetor cleaner products in TOWING CARTS AND OTHER . the fuel tank or permanent damage may ATTACHMENTS occur . _ eCAUTION : Fill to bottom of gas tank Tow only the attachments that are r neck . Do not overfill . Wipe off any recommended by and comply with spilled oil or fuel . Do not store , spill or specifications of the manufacturer of your . tractor . Use common sense when towing use gasoline near an open flame . TO START ENGINE Too heavy of a load , while on a slope , is dangerous . fires can lose traction with When starting the engine for the first time the ground and cause you to lose control or if the engine has run out of fuel , it will of your tractor . take extra cranking time to move fuel BEFORE STARTING THE ENIGNE from the tank to the engine . • Sit on seat in operating position , CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL depress clutch / brake pedal and set • The engine in your tractor has been parking brake . shipped , from the factory , already filled • Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) with summer weight oil . position . • Check engine oil with tractor on level • Move attachment clutch to " DISEN - ground . GAGED , ' position . • Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe • Move throttle control to fast position clean , reinsert the dipstick and screw • Pull choke control out for a cold . cap tight , wait for a few seconds , engine start attempt . For a w _ , tm remove and read oil level . If neces - engine start attempt the choke control sary , add oil until " FULL " mark on may not be needed . dipstick is reached . Do not overfill . NOTE : Before starting , read the warm • For cold weather operation you should and cold starting procedures below . change oil for easier starting ( See " OIL • Insert key into ignition and turn key VISCOSITY CHART " in the Mainte - clockwise to _ START " position and nance section of this manual ) . release key as soon as engine starts . • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - Do not run starter continuously for nance section in this manual . more than fifteen seconds per minute . If the engine does not start after ADD GASOLINE several attempts , push choke control • Fill fuel tank . Use fresh , clean , regular in , wait a . few minutes and try again . If unleaded gasoline with a minimum of engine still does not start , pull the 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline choke control out and retry . will increase carbon and lead oxide WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and deposits and reduce valve life ) . Do above ) not mix oil with gasoline . Purchase • When engine starts , slowly push fuel in quantities that can be used choke control in until the engine within 30 days to assure fuel fresh - begins to run smoothly . If the engine ness . starts to run roughly , pull the choke IMPORTANT : When operating in control out slightly for a few seconds temperatures below 32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use and then continue to push the control fresh , clean winter grade gasoline to in slowly . . help insure good cold weather starting . • The attachments and ground drive can 4 _ kWARNING : Experience indicates that now be used . If the engine does not _ cohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or accept the load , restart the engine and using ethanol or methanol ) can attract allow it to warm up for one minute moisture which leads to separation and using the choke as described above . formation of acids during storage . Acidic COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and gas can damage the fuel system of an below ) engine while in storage . To avoid engine • When engine startsl slowlypush problems , the fuel system should be choke control in until the engine emptied before storage of 30 days or begins to run smoothly . Continue to longer . Drain the gas tank , start the push the choke control in small steps engine and let it run until the fuel lines and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel allowing the engine to accept small changes in speed and load , until the next season . See Storage Instructions for additional information . Never use choke control is fully in . If the engine 15 starts to run roughly , pull the choke
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controlout slightlyfor a few seconds and then continue to push the control in slowly . This may require an engine warm - up period from several seconds to several minutes , depending on the temperature . • The attachments can be used during the engine warm - up period and may require the choke control be pulled out slightly . MULCHING MOWING TIPS NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 feet ) or in cold temperatures ( below 32 IMPORTANT : For best performance , F ) the carburetor fuel mixture may need keep mower housing free of built - up to be adjusted for best engine perfor - grass and trash . Clean after each use . mance . See = TO ADJUST CARBURE - • The special mulching blade will recut TOR " ir _ the Service and Adjustments the grass clippings many times and section of this manual . reduce them in size so that as they fall MOWING TIPS onto the lawn they will disperse into the grass and not be noticed . Also , the • Tire chains cannot be used when the mulched grass will biodegrade quickly mower housing is attached to tractor . to provide nutrients for the lawn . • Mower should be properly leveled for Always mulch with your highest best mowing performance . See ' 1 " O engine ( blade ) speed as this will LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the provide the best recutting action of the Service and Adjustments section of blades . this manual . • Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . • The left hand side of mower should be Wet grass tends to form clumps and used for trimming . interferes with the mulching action . • Drive so that clippings are discharged The best time to mow your lawn is the onto the area that has been cut . Have early afternoon . At this time the grass the cut area to the right of the tractor . This will result in a more even distribu - has dried and the newly cut area will not be exposed to the direct sun . tion of clippings and mor e uniform • For best results , adjust the mower cutting . cutting height so that the mower cuts • When mowing large areas , start by off only the top one - third of the grass turning to the right so that clippings will blades . For extremely heavy mulching , discharge away from shrubS , fences , reduce your width of cut on each pass driveways , etc . After one or two and mow slowly . rounds , mow in the opposite direction • Certain types of grass and grass making , left hand turns until finished . conditions may require that an area be • If grass is extremely tall , it should be mulched a second time to completely mowed twice to reduce load ancl hide the clippings . When doing a possible fire hazard from dried second cut , mow across or perpen - clippings . Make first cut relatively dicular to the first cut path . high ; the second to the desired height . • Change your cutting pattern from week • Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet to week . Mow north to south one week grass will plug mower and leave then change to east to west the next undesirable clumps . Allow grass to week . This will help prevent matting dry before mowing . and graining of the lawn . • Always operate engine at full throttle when mowing to assure better mowing performance and proper discharge of material . Regulate ground speed by selecting a low enough gear to give the mower cutting performance as well as the quality of cut desired . • When operating attachments , select a ground speed that will suit the terrain and give best performance of the attachment being used . 16
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FILL IN DATES / _ > ' _ - / , , _ " F , _ . / ' _ , _ , f _ € ] i _ " AS YOU COMPLETE f _ _ / , _ . _ _ - _ . _ . O _ ' _ ' / REGULAR SERVICE _ _ _ P ' . _ ¥ ' 4 _ ' ¥ _ F _ / _ VSERVICE DATES r Check Tire Pressure Check Operator Presence and T Intedock Systems I1 _ R Check for Loose Fasteners Id f _ 7 I _ T Lubrication Chart 0 Check Battery MLevelower A Shaqoen / Replace Blades _ 4 R Clean Battery and Terminals Check Transaxle Cooling Adjust Blade Belt ( s ) Tension Ks Adjust Motion Drive Bait ( s ) Tension I _ s ! Check Engine Oil Level v ' v ' = I , it Change Engine Oil E Clean Air Filter Clean Air Screen Inspec3t Muffler / Spa _ ' k Attesterd ) Replace Oil Filter ( If equippe Fins ' Clean Engine Cooling Replace Spark Plug Replace Air Filter Paper Cartridge • Replace Fuel Filter v ' 1 - Change more often when operating under a h _ vy load or u : lhigh _ bient tet'nperatur = m 5 - If equipped with adjuatable system . 2 - Set _ dce mobil often when operating m dirty or dumb / oondltions 6 - Not required Ptequipped with maintensnca - free battery 3 - If = quipped with oi _ fl Y _ er , change oil evee / 50 hours 7 - TJg _ tln fto _ a . uJepivot bot _ to 35 ft , - Ibs . _ imum . 4 * Replace blades more often when mowing in s _ mdy s _ l , DO not overtighten GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS LUBRICATION CHART The warranty on this tractor does not _ ) Spindle _ ) indle cover items that have been subjected to Zerk _ - _ ' - Zerk I operator abuse or negligence . To receive full value from the warranty , operator must maintain tractor as instructed in this manual . _ Front Wheel Some adjustments will need to be made Bearing Bearing Zerk Zerk periodically to properly maintain your tractor . All adjustments in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual should be checked at least once each season . * Once a year you should replace the spark plug , clean or replace air filter , shift and check blades and belts for wear . Pivots A new spark plug and clean air filter OSAE 30 or 10w30 MOTOR OIL assure proper air - fuel mixture and ( _ GENERAL PURPOSE GREASE help your engine run better and last ( _ REFER TO Maintenance " ENGINE " SECTION longer . IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the pivot BEFORE EACH USE points which have special nylon bearings . • Check engine oil level . Viscous lubricants will attract dust and dirt , Check brake operation . that will shorten the life of the self - lubricat - • Check tire pressure . ing bearings . If you feel they must be • Check operator presence and lubricated , use only a dry , powdered interlock systems for proper operation . graphite type lubricant sparingly . • Check for loose fasteners . 17
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TRACTOR IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assem - bly , center hole in blade must align with Always observe safety rules when star on mandrel assembly . performing any maintenance . • Reassemble hex bolt , lock washer and BRAKE OPERATION flat washer in exact order as shown . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet • Tighten bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . stopping distance at high speed in torque ) . highest gear , then brake must be IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is Grade 8 heat adjusted . ( See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in treated . the Service and Adjustments section of Mandrel Assembly Trailing Edge Up this manual ) . X _ . Blade Center TIRES • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires ( See " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " Flat Washer _ ' , - . _ section of this manual ) . Lock Washer " _ , _ • Keep tires free of gasoline , . oil , , or insect control chemicals which can _ - ' - Hex Bolt ( Grade ) harm rubber . * A Grade 8 heat treated bolt can be identified • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp by six lines on the bolt head . objects and other hazards that may TO SHARPEN BLADE cause tire damage . NOTE : We do not recommend sharpen - NOTE : To seal tire punctures and ing blade - but if you do , be sure the prevent flat tires due to slow leaks , tire blade is balanced . sealant may be purchased from your local parts dealer . Tire sealant also Care should be taken to keep the blade balanced . An unbalanced blade will prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM cause excessive vibration and eventual damage to mower and engine . Be sure operator presence and interlock systems are working properly . If your • The blade can be sharpened with a tractor does not function as described , file or on a grinding wheel . Do not repair the problem immediately . attempt to sharpen while on the mower . • The engine should not start unless the clutch / brake pedal is fully depressed • To check blade balance , you will need and attachement clutch control is in a 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a the disengaged position . cone balancer . ( When using a cone balancer , follow the instructions • When the engine is running , any attempt by the operator to leave the supplied with balancer . ) seat without first setting the parking NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing brake Sl : tould shut off the engine . blade . The lobes of the center hole may • When the engine is running and the appear to be centered , but are not . • Slide blade on to an unthreaded attachment clutch is engaged , any attempt by the operator to leave the portion of the steel bolt or pin and hold seat should shut off the engine . the bolt or pin parallel with the ground . • The attachment clutch should never If blade is balanced , it should remain operate unless the operator is in the in a horizontal position . If either end of seat . the blade moves downward , sharpen BLADE CARE the heavy end until the blade is balanced . For best results mower blades must be kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged blades . BLADE REMOVAL • Raise mower to highest position to allow access to blades . 5 / 8 " Bolt or Pin • Remove hex bolt , lock washer and flat washer securing blade . • Install new or resharpened blade with trailing edge up towards deck as Center Hole shown . 18
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BAI " rERY NOTE : Although multi - viscosity oils ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) improve starting in Your tractor has a battery charging cold weather , these multi - viscosity oils system which is sufficient for normal use . will result in increased oil consumption However , periodic charging of the battery when used above 32 ° F . Check your with an automotive charger will extend engine oil level more frequently to its life . avoid possible engine damage from • Keep battery and terminals clean . running low on oil . • Keep battery bolts tight . Change the oil after every 25 hours of • Keep small vent holes open . operation or at least once a year if the • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . tractor is not used for 25 hours in one NOTE : The original equipment battery on year . your tractor is maintenance free . Do not Check the crankcase oil level before attempt to open or remove caps or starting the engine and after each eight covers . Adding or checking level of ( 8 ) hours of operation . Tighten oil fill electrolyte is not necessary . cap / dipstick securely each time you TO CLEAN BATI - ERY AND TERMINALS check the oil level . Corrosion and dirt on the battery and TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL terminals can cause the battery to " leak " Determine temperature range expected power , before oil change . All oil must meet API • Remove terminal guard . service classification SF , SG or SH . • Disconnect BLACK battery cable first • Be sure tractor is on level surface . then RED battery cable and remove • Oil will drain more freely when warm . battery from tractor . • Catch oil _ n a suitable container . • Rinse the battery with plain water and • Remove 0il fill cap / dipstick . Be careful dry . not to allow dirt to enter the engine • Clean terminals and battery cable when changing oil . ends with wire brush until bright . • Remove drain plug . • Coat terminals with grease or petro - • After oil has drained completely , leum jelly . replace oil drain plug and tighten • Reinstall battery ( See " REPLACING securety . BATrERY " in the SERVICE AND • Refill eng ne with oil through oil fill ADJUSTMENTS section of this dipst ck tube . Pour slow y . Do not manual ) . overfill . For approximate capacity see V - BELTS = PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " Check V - belts for deterioration and wear section of this manual . after 100 hours of operation and replace • Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for if necessary . The belts are not adjustable . checking level , Be sure dipstick cap is Replace belts if they begin to slip from tightened securely for accurate wear . reading . Keep oil at " FULL " line on dipstick . . - ' TRANSAXLE COOUNG Keep transaxle free from build - up of dirt and chaff which can restrict cooling . ENGINE LUBRICATION Oil Drain Plug Only use high quality detergent oil rated with API service classification SF , SG , or Oil Fill Cap / Dipstick SH . Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade according to your expected operating CLEAN AIR SCREEN temperature , Air screen must be kept free of dirt and chaff to prevent engine damage from overheating . Clean with a wire brush or compressed air to remove dirt and stubborn dried gum fibers . 19
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AIR FILTER Your engine will not run properly using a Top Guide Cover " _ [ - - - - _ . _ . dirty air filter . Clean the foam pre - cleaner after every 25 hours of operation or Enginend Cooli every season . Service paper cartridge every 1O0 hours of operation or every season , whichever occurs first . Service air cleaner more often under dusty conditions . Air GuideCover • Remove knob ( s ) and cover . ( Both Sides ) TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER • Slide foam pre - cleaner off cartridge . MUFFLER • Wash it in tiquid detergent and water . Inspect and replace corroded muffler • Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . and spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it • Satur _ ite it in engine oil . Wrap . it in could create a fire hazard and / or clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to damage . remove excess oil . SPARK PLUGS • If very dirty or damaged _ replace pre - cleaner . Replace spark p { ugs at the beginning of • Reinstall pre - cleaner over cartridge . each mowing season or after every 100 • Reinstall cover and secure with hours of operation , whichever occurs knob ( s ) . firsL Spark plug type and gap setting are " shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE section of this manual . • Remove wing nuts and cartridge plate . • Carefully remove cartridge to prevent IN - LINE FUEL FILTER debris from entering carburetor . The fuel filter should be replaced once • Clean cartridge by tapping gently on each season . If fuel filter becomes fiat surface . If very dirty or damaged , clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbure - replace cartridge . tor , replacement is required . • Reinstall cartridge plate , wing nuts , • With engine cool , remove filter and precleaner , cover and secure with plug fuel line sections . knob ( s ) . • Place new fuel filter in position in fuel IMPORTANT : Petroleum solvents , such line with arrow pointing towards as kerosene , are not to be used to clean carburetor . the cartridge . They may cause deteriora - • Be sure there are no fuel line leaks tion of the cartridge . Do not oil cartridge . and clamps are properly positioned . Do not use pressurized air to clean or • Immediately wipe up any spilled dry cartridge . gasoline . • Fuel Fliter - - " _ . _ J _ . _ - - CLEANING Pre - Cleaner Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . i of all foreign matter . Keep finished surfaces and wheels free of all gasoline , oil , etc . Air Screen _ _ • Protect painted surfaces with automo - tive type wax . ENGINE COOLING FINS We do not recommend using a garden hose to clean your tractor unless the Remove any dust , dirt or oil from engine electrical system , muffler ; air filter and cooling fins to prevent engine damage carburetor are covered to keep water out . from overheating . Air guide covers must Water in engine can result in a short - be removed . Remove side panels andD ened engine life . hood ( See " TO REMOVE HOOD AN GRILLASSEMBLY " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual ) . 2O
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_ CAUTION : Before performing any service or adjustments : • Depress clutch / brake pedal fully and set parking brake . Race gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . • Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . Turn ignition key " OFF " and remove key . sure moving parts i Make the blades and all have completely stopped . Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than TRACTOR the mower deck is to be mounted on the TO REMOVE MOWER tractor , remove the front links and hook Mower will be easier to remove from the the clutch spring onto square hole in right side of tractor . frame . Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - TO INSTALL MOWER GAGED " position . • Raise attachment lift lever to its high - • Move attachment lift lever forward to est position . lower mower to its lowest position . • Slide mower under tractor with dis - • Roll belt off engine pulley . charge £ , Jard to right side of tractor . • Remove small retainer spring , and lift • Lower lift lever to its lowest position . clutch spring off pulley bolt . • Install mower in reverse order of re - • Remove large retainer spring , slide moval instructions . collar off and push housing guide out TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING of bracket . Adjust the mower while tractor is parked • Disconnect anti - swaybar from chassis on level ground or driveway . Make sure bracket by removing retainer spring . tires are properly inflated ( See " PROD - • Disconnect suspension arms from rear UCT SPEC EICAT ONS " section of this deck brackets by removing retainer manual ) . If tires are over or springs . underinflated , you will not properly • Disconnect front links from deck by re - adjust your mower . moving retainer springs . • Raise lift lever to raise suspension arms . Slide mower out from under trac - tor . Small Retainer Spring Clutch Link Retainer Spring Anti - Sway Retainer Springs ( Both Sides ) • Housing Large Retainer Bracket Spring 21
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• To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT from trunnion on both front links . • Raise mower to its highest position . Tighten nut " E " on both front links an • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , measure height from bottom edge of equal number of turns . • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower mower to ground . Distance " A " on both sides of mower should be the at front than rear , tighten nut " F " same or within 1 / 4 " of each other . against trunnion on both front links . • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . • If adjustment is necessary , make adjustmenton one side of mower only . Mandrel • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift link adjustment nut on that side . • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift link adjustment nut on that side . _ n NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut will change mower height about ! / 8 " . Both Front Unks Should be Equal in Length • Recheck measurements after adjust - ing . _ . _ _ . Bottom edge of _ tt _ omf r - - ' / _ _ - - - - - - - - - _ - - _ - , ] / t - - _ mower g to mower tn _ I , _ _ , 1 I ground _ - - - - _ L _ . _ - - - - - _ 1 _ mona gTl ) Groon ne " E " Nut Suspension Lift Unk _ Front Links TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE FRONT - TO - BACKADJUSTMENT DRIVE BELT IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to The mower blade drive belt may be side . If the following front - to - back replaced without tools . Park the tractor adjustment is necessary , be sure to on level surface . Engage parking brake . adjust both front links equally so mower BELT REMOVAL - will stay level side - to - side . To obtain the best cutting results , the • Remove mower from tractor ( See " TO REMOVE MOWER " in this section of mower housing should be adjusted so that thefront is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " this manual ) . lower than the rear when the mower is in • Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and its highest position . idler pulleys . Check adjustment on right side of tractor . • Pull belt away from mower . Measure distance " D " directly in front Mandrel and behind the mandrel at bottom edge Pulley Idler of mower housing as shown . • Before making any necessary adjust - ments , check that both front links are equal in length . Both links should be approximately 10 - 3 / 8 " . • If links are not equal in length , adjust one link to same length as other link . • To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " on both front links an equal number of turns . • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " against trunnion on both front links . 22
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BELT INSTALLATION - • Remove belt from stationary idler and , Install new belt in reverse order of clutching , idler . • Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . removal . Remove belt upwards from transaxle • Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves pulley by deflecting belt keepers . and inside all belt guides . • Pull belt toward front of tractor and • Install mower in reverse order of remove downwards from around removal instructions . engine pulley . TO ADJUST BRAKE • Install new belt by reversing above procedure . Your tractor is equipped with an adjust - able brake system which is mounted on Engine Pulley _ the right side of the transaxle . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet stopping distance at high speed in ClutchingldlerI highest gear , then brake must be adjusted . • Depress clutch / brake pedal and engage parking brake . • Measure distance between brake operating arm and nut " A " on brake rod . • If distance is other than 1 - 1 / 2 " , loosen jam nut and turn nut " A " until distance becomes 1 - 1 / 2 " . Retighten jam nut Pulley - _ against nut " A " . • Road test tractor for proper Stopping TRANSAXLE GEAR SHIFT LEVER distance as stated above . Readjust if NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT necessary . If stopping distance is still greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest The transaxle should be in neutral when gear , further maintenance is neces - the gear shift lever is in neutral ( N ) ( lock sary . Contact your nearest authorized gate ) position . The adjustment is preset service center / department . at the factory ; however , if adjustment is needed , proceed as follows : With Parking Brake " Engaged " • Make sure transaxle is in neutral ( N ) . NOTE : When the tractor rear wheels move freely , the transaxle is in neutral . • Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the right rear wheel . • Position the gear shift lever in the Nut " A " neutral ( N ) position . Nut • Tighten adjustment bolt securely . NOTE : If additional clearance is needed to get to adjustment bolt , move . mower deck height to the lowest position . Neutral Lock Gate Arm Gearshift TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . For assistance , there is a belt installation guide decal on bottom side of left footrest . • Remove mower ( See ' TO REMOVE MOWER " in this section of this manual . ) 23
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TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL If " jumper cables " are used for emer - gency starting , follow this procedure : AUGNMENT IMPORTANT : Your tractor is equipped If steeringwheelcrossbarsare not with a 12 volt negative grounded system . horizontal ( leftto right ) whenwheelsare The other vehicle must also be a 12 volt positionedstraightforward , remove negative grounded system . Do not use steering wheel and reassemble per your tractor battery to start other vehicles . instructions in the Assembly section of TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - this manual . . • Connect each end of the RED cable to FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each The front wheel toe - in and camber are battery , taking care not to short against not adjustable on your tractor , if damage chassis . has occurred to affect the front wheel • Connect one end of the BLACK cable toe - in or camber , contact your nearest to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal of fully authorized service center / department . charged battery . TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS • Connect the other end of the BLACK cable to good CHASSIS GROUND , • Block up axle securely . . away from fuel tank and battery . • Remove axle cover , retaining ring and washers to allow wheel removal ( rear TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE wheel contains a square key - Do not ORDER - _ osa ) . • BLACK cable first from chassis and • Repair tire and reassemble . then from the fully charged battery . • On rear wheels only : align grooves in RED cable last from both batteries . rear wheel hub and axle . Insert square key . • Replace washers and snap retaining ring securely in axle groove . • Replace axle cover . NOTE : To seal tire punctures and ( - ) prevent flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant may be purchased frdm your local parts dealer . 13re sealant also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . Washer Retaining Axle Cover " REPLACING BA'I - rERY • ILCAUTION : Do not short battery terminals by allowing a wrench or any other object to contact both terminals at • i the same time . Before connecting battery , Square Key - _ remove metal bracelets , wristwatch ( Rear Wheel Onl _ bands , rings , etc . TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK • Lift hood to raised position . BA11 " ERY • Remove terminal guard . CAUTION : Lead - acid batteries • Disconnect BLACK battery cable then generate explosive gases . Keep sparks , RED battery cable and carefully flame and smoking materials away from remove battery from tractor . batteries . Always wear eye protection • InstaJI new battery with terminals in when around batteries . same position as old battery . If your battery is too weak to start the • Reinstall terminal guard . engine , it should be recharged . ( See • First connect RED battery cable to " BATTERY " in the MAINTENANCE positive ( + ) battery terminal with hex section of this manual ) . bolt and keps nut as shown . Tighten securely . 24
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ENGINE • ConnectBLACKgroundingcableto negative ( - ) batteryterminalwithut . Maintenance , repair , or replacement of remaininghex boltand kepsn the emission control devices and Tighten securely systems , which are being done at the • Close terminal access doors . customers expense , may be performed • Close hood . by any non - road engine repair establish - Terminal Keps Nut Hex Bolt ment or individual . Warranty repairs must Access be performed by an authorized engine manufacturer's service outlet . TO ADJUST THROI " rLE CONTROL Positive CABLE Terminal ( Red ) The throttle control has been preset at Cable the factory and adjustment should not be ( Black ) necessary . Check adjustment as Cable described below before loosening cable . TO REPLACE HEADUGHT BULB If adjustment is necessary , proceed as follows : • Raise hood . • Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the • With engine not running , move throttle backside of the grill . control lever to fast position . • Replace bulb in holder and push bulb • Check that swivel is against side of quarter circle . If it is not , loosen cable holder securely back into the hole in the backside of the grill . clamp screw and pull cable back until • Close hood . swivel is against quarter circle . Tighten cable clamp screw securely . INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS TO ADJUST CHOKE CONTROL Loose or damaged wiring may cause The choke control has been preset at the your tractor to run poorly , stop running , factory and • adjustment should not be or prevent it from starting . necessary . Check adjustment as described below before loosening cable . • Check wiring . See electrical wiring If adjustment is necessary , proceed as diagram in the Repair Parts section . follows : TO REPLACE FUSE • With engjne not running , move choke Replace with 15 amp automotive - type control ( located on dash panel ) to full plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located choke position . behind the dash . • Remove air cleaner cover , filter and TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL cartridge plate to expose carburetor ASSEMBLY choke ( see " AIR FILTER " in the • Raise hood . Customer Responsibilities section of this manual ) . • Unsnap headlight wire connector . • Choke should be closed . If it is not , • Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood at loosen • casing clamp screw and move sides , tilt toward engine and lift off of tractor . choke cable until choke is completely closed . Tighten casing clamp SCreW • To replace , reverse above procedure . securely , • Reassemble air cleaner . Clamp Quarter Circle 25
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• Continue to hold throttle lever against Choke Closed _ idle speed screw and adjust idle speed screw to obtain 900 to 1200 RPM . Release throttle lever . ACCELERATION TEST - • Move throttle control lever from slow to fast position , If engine hesitates or dies , turn idte mixture screw out • ( counterclockwise ) 1 / 8 turn . Repeat test and continue to adjust , if neces - sary , until engine accelerates Casing _ , , . _ \ . 7 _ C _ smoothly . Clamp ' \ \ \ \ \ S . . , _ _ _ = High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do Screw Choke Lever not adjust - damage may result . IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the TO ADJUST CARBURETOR engine governor , which is factory set for The carburetor has been preset at the proper engine speed , overspeeding the factory and adjustmer _ tshould not be engine above the factory high speed necessary . However , minor adjustment setting can be dangerous , if you think may be required to compensate for the engine - governed high speed needs differences in fuel , temperature , attitude adjusting , contact your nearest autho - or load . If the carburetor does need rized service center / department , which adjustment , proceed as follows : has proper equipment and experience to In general , turning the mixture screw in make any necessary adjustments . ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of fuel to the engine giving a leaner fuel / air mixture . Turning the mixture screw out ldle Speed ( counterclockwise ) increases the supply of fuel to the engine giving a richer fuel / air mixture . i _ crMi ; ure IMPORTANT : Damage to theneedles and the seats in carburetor may reslut if rew screw is tUrned in too tight . Throttle PRELIMINARY SETTING - • Be sure you have a clean air filter , and Lever the throttle control cable and choke are adjusted properly ( see above ) . • With engine off turn idle mixture screw In ( clockwise ) closing it finger tight and Idle Speed Screw then turn out ( counterclockwise ) ' 1 - 1 / 4 to 1 - 1 / 2 turns . FINAL SETTING - • Start engine and allow to warm for five minutes . Make final adjustments with engine running and shift / motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . • With throttle control lever in slow Idle Mixture Throttle Lever Screw position , hold throttle lever against idle speed screw and adjust idle speed screw to obtain 1200 to 1400 RPM . • While still holding throttle lever against idle speed screw , turn idle mixture screw In ( clockwise ) until engine begins to die and then turn out ( counterclockwise ) until engine runs rough . Turn screw to a point midway 26 between those two positions .
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Also , experience indicates that alcohol Immediately prepare your tractor for storage at the end of the season or if the blended fuels 9called gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture tractor will not be used for 30 days or more . which leads to separation and formation of acids during storage . Acidic gas can CAUTION : Never store the tractor damage the fuel system of an engine with gasoline in the tank inside a while in storage . building where fumes may reach an • Drain the fuel tank . open flame or spark . Allow the engine to cool before storing in any enclosure . • Start the engine and let it run until the fuel lines and carburetor are empty . TRACTOR • Never use engine or carburetor Remove mower from tractor for winter cleaner products in the fuel tank or storage . When mower is to be stored for permanent damage may occur . a period of time , clean it thoroughly , • Use fresh fuel next season . remove all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . Store in a clean , dry area . NOTE : Fuel . stabilizer is an acceptable • Clean entire tractor ( See " CLEANING " alternative in minimizing the formation of in the Maintenance section of this fuel gum deposits during storage . Add manual ) . stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or • Inspect and replace belts , if necessary storage container . Always follow the mix ( See belt replacement instructions in ratio found on stabilizer container . Run the Service and Adjustments section of engine at least 10 minutes after adding this manual ) . stabilizer to allow the stabilizer toreach • Lubricate as shown in the Mainte - the carburetor . Do not drain the gas tank nance section of this manual . and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer , • Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws ENGINE OIL are securely fastened . Inspect moving Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace parts for damage , breakage and wear . with clean engine oil . ( See " ENGINE ' _ in Replace if necessary . the Maintenance section of this manual ) . • Touch up all rusted or chipped paint CYUNDER ( S ) surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . • Remove Spark plug ( s ) . BATTERY • Pour one'ounce of oil through spark • Fully charge the battery for storage . plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) . • After a period of time in storage , • Turn ignition key to " START " position battery may require recharging . for a few seconds to distribute oil . • To help prevent corrosion and power • Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . leakage during long periods of OTHER storage , battery cables should be disconnected and battery cleaned • Do not store gasoline from one season to another . thoroughly ( see ' qO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS " in the Maintenance • Replace your gasoline can if your can section of this manual ) . starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt in your • After cleaning , leave cables discon - gasoline will cause problems . nected and place cables where they • If possible , store your tractor indoors cannot come in contact with battery and cover it to give pm'otectionfrom terminals . dust and dirt . • If battery is removed from tractor for • Cover your tractor with a suitable storage , do not store battery directly on protective cover that does not retain concrete or damp surfaces . moisture . Do not use plastic . Plastic ENGINE cannot breathe which allows conden - FUEL SYSTEM sation to form and Will cause your tractor to rust . IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while _ uUmdeposits from forming in essential engine and exhaust areas are still el system parts such as carburetor , fuel filter , fuel hose , or tank during storage . warm . 27
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TROUBLESHOOTING = HART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION • Out of fuel . • Fill fuel tank . Will not start • See " TO START ENGINE " • Engine not " CHOKED " properly . in Operation section . • Wait several minutes • Engine flooded . before attempting to start . • Bad spark plug . • Replace spark plug . • Dirty air filter . • Clean / replace air filter . • Dirty fuel filter . • Replace fuel filter . • Water in fuel . • Drain fuel tank and carburetor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . • Loose or damaged • Check all wiring . wiring . Carburetor out of • See ' 3o Adjust Carburetor " in Service Adjustments adjustment . section . • Contact an authorized • Engine valves out of service center / department . adjustment . Hard to start • Dirty air filter . • Clean / replace air filter . • Bad spark plug . • Replace spark plug . • Weak or dead battery . • Recharge or replace battery . • Dirty fuel filter . _ • Replace fuel filter , • Drain fuel tank and refill with • Stale or dirty fuel . fresh gasoline . • Loose or damaged • Check all wiring . wiring . . See ' 3 " 0 Adjust Carburetor " • Carburetor out of in Service Adjustments adjustment . section . • Contact an authorized • Engine valves out of service center / department . adjustment . i Engine will not turn • Clutch / brake pedal not • Depress clutch / brake pedal . over depressed . • Attachment clutch is • Disengage attachment clutch . engaged . • Weak ol " dead battery . • Recharge or replace battery . • Blown fuse . • Replace fuse . • Corroded battery • Clean battery terminals . terminals . • Loos e or damaged • Check all wiring . wiring . • Faulty ignition switch . • Check / replace ignition switch . • Faulty solenoid or • Check / replace solenoid or starter . I , starter . • Contact an authorized Faulty operator service center / department . r I presence switch ( es ) , Engine clicks but will • Weak or dead battery . • Recharge or replace not start • battery . I , Corroded battery Clean battery terminals . terminals . 28
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TROUBLESHOOTINGCHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION i Engine clicks but will • Check all wiring . • Loose or damaged mo £ start ( Cont'd ) wrong . Check / replace solenoid or • Faulty solenoid or starter . starter . • Cutting too much Set in " Higher Cut " position / Loss of power grass / too fast . reduce speed . • Throttle in " CHOKE " Adjust throttle control . position . • Clean underside of mower • Build - up of grass , leaves and trash housing . under mower . ! . Clean / replace air filter . • Dirty air filter . • Low oil level / dirty oil . • Check oil level / change oil . • Faulty spark plug . • Clean and regap or change spark plug . • Dirty fuel filter . • Replace fuel filter . • Drain fuel tank and refill • Stale or dirty fuel . with fresh gasoline . • Water infuel . • Drain fuel tank and carbure tor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . • Spark plug wire loose . • Connect and tighten spark plug wire . • Dirty engine air screen / • Clean engine air screen / fins . fins . • Clean / replace muffler . • Dirty / clogged muffler . • Loose or damaged • Check all wiring . wiring . • Carburetor out of • See " To Adjust Carburetor " adjustment . in Service Adjustments section . • Contact an authorized • Engine valves out of adjustment . service center / department . Excessive vibration • Worn , bent or loose • Replace blade . Tighten blade . blade bolt . • Bent blade mandrel . • Replace blade mandrel . • Loose / damaged part ( s ) . • Tighten loose part ( s ) . Replace damaged parts . Engine continues • Faulty operator - safety • Check wiring , switches and connections . If not corrected , to run when operator presence control leaves seat with contact an authorized system . attachment clutch service center / department . engaged Poorcut - uneven • Worn , bent or loose • Replace blade . Tighten blade . blade bolt . • Mower deck not level . • Level mower deck . • Clean underside of mower • Buildup of grass , leaves , andtrash housing . under mower . • Bent blade mandrel . • Replace blade mandrel . • Clean around mandrels to • Clogged mower ldeckdup ventholes from bui open vent holes . of grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . 29
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Mower blades will not • Obstruction in clutch Remove obstruction . rotate mechanism . • Worn / damaged mower Replace mower drive belt . drive belt . • Frozen idler pulley . • Replace idler pulley . • Frozen blade mandrel . • Replace blade mandrel . • Place throttle control in Poor grass discharge • Engine speed too slow . " FAST " position . • Travel speed too fast . • Shift to slower speed . • Wet grass . • Allow grass to dry before mowing . • Mower deck not level . • Level mower deck . • Low / uneven tire air • Check tires for proper air pressure . pressure . • Worn , bent or loose blade . • Replace / sharpen blade . Tighten blade bolt . • Clean underside of mower • Buildup of grass , leaves and trash under housing . mower . • Mower drive belt worn . • Replace mower drive belt . • Blades improperly • Reinstall blades sharp edge installed . down . • Improper blades used . • Replace with blades listed in this manual . • Clean around mandrels to • Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup open vent holes . of grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . • Switch is " OFF " . • Turn switch " ON " . Headlight ( s ) not ! working ( if so • Bulb ( s ) burned out . • Replace bulb ( s ) . equipped ) • Faulty light switch . • Check / replace light switch . • Loose or damaged • Check wiring and connec tions . wiring . • Blown fuse . I . Replace fuse . Battery will not charge • Bad battery cell ( s ) . • Replace battery . • Poor cable connections . I " Check / clean all connec tions , • Faulty regulator ( if so Replace regulator . equipped ) . Replace alternator . • Faulty alternator . Move throttle control to Engine " backfires " • Engine throttle control not set at " SLOW ' when turning engine " SLOW " position and eallowfore " OFF " to idle for 30 seconds b position for 30 seconds before stopping engine . stopping engine . 30
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 SCHEMATIC RED BLACK I BATTERY I RED FUSE 15 AMP I _ JlLV I _ AMMETER ' , t = STARTER WHITE , 0 : , 0 - _ - - - - I L _ _ : _ _ , _ _ ( OPTIONAL ) I i O ENO , O m I F _ ) G LI SEAT SWITCH I I = IGNITION BL _ 3K I BLAC K r BLAC K : : t : " - BtJU3K _ . . . . . . ATT MENT C GROUNDING ( OPTIONAL ) - - - _ SPARK i a _ CK _ J - IGNITION _ PLUG k _ 1 UNIT I _ PL _ S ON TWIN CYL . ENGINES ) CI - L & RC $ 1NG SYSTEM OUTPUT 28 VOLTS AC MIN @ 3600 RpM 3 AMp DC @ 3600 RpM ICHARGING SYSTEM DISCONNECTED } J IAGHTiNG SY8TEM OUTPUT i OR _ E S _ WPACRE @ O3cooR _ DIODE I = _ i L . . . . . . . . . NOTE _ " _ 4VOLT * SC _ , N @ _ AP _ < UG _ SOFF ) YOUR TRACTOR ISA EQUIPPED WITH SPECIAL BROWN ALTERNATOR SYSTEM . THE LIGHTS ARE NOTE CONNECTED TO TH BA'FFERY , BUT HAVE THEIRCE . OWN ELECTRICAL SOUR BECAUSE OF THIS , THELIGHTSETSIS HEADLIGHTS BRIGHTNESS OF THE WILL CHANGE WITH ENGINHNE SPEED . AT IDLETHE GLIGI O / 3 , WILL DIM . AS THE EN IGNITION SWITCH REMOVABLE SPEEDED UP , THE LIGHTS NON - REMOVABLE CONNECTIONS WILL BECOME THEIR BRIGHTEST , CONNECTIONS WIRING INSULATED CLIPS NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR SERVICING OF UNIT , THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED TO PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING . 31
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 ELECTRICAL 41 I I I I / / / / / I I : _ ' , ) / q , , i - - - - - _ : - : - I - : : - - : : _ - - . : : . : . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917 270850 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIP'TION 1 163465 Battery 12 VOLT 28 AMP 2 74760412 Bolt Hex Hd 1 / 4 - 20unc x 3 / 4 8 7603J Case Batteryont 10 145211 Bolt , Btr Fr 1 / 4 - 20 x 7 - 1 / 2 It 150109 Holddown BatteryFrontMount 12 145769 Nut , Push Nylon Battery Front 1 / 4 16 153664 Switch , InterlockPush - In 19 Std551125 Washer Lock 1 / 4 20 73350400 Nut Jam Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Uric 21 166182 Harness LightSocket ( W / 4 ! 52j ) 22 4152J Bulb Light # 1156 24 4799J Cable Battery 25 146148 Cable Battery 26 166180 Fuse 27 73510400 NUtKeps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 28 145491 CableGround 29 121305X Switch Seat 30 140301 Switch Ign 4 Position 31 1242t 1X Nut Ignition 32 141226 Cover Ignition Switch 33 109310X KeyMolded Craftsman 40 169596 Harness Ign 41 71110408 Bolt BIk . Fin Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc x 1 / 2 42 131563 CoverTerminal 43 168327 Solenoid 44 73640400 NUt Keps BIk Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 45 121433X Ammeter Rectangular6Amp 52 141940 ProtectionWire Loop 55 174g0506 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 70 166658 Harness Engine B & S NOTE : Allcomponent dimensionsgivenin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25 / 4 mm 33
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES 28 , 58 12 31 55 / 37 \ 14 38 @ _ 39 34
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PAR ] " NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 166819 Chassis Assembly 2 14O356 3 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 4 STD551025 Washer 13 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Gauge 5 155272 BumperHood / Dash 9 165454X013 Dash 10 STD5337 ! 0 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16x 1 11 155927 Panel , Dash , L . H . 12 145660 ClipTinnerman Grille P / L 13 169118 Panel , Dash , R . H . 14 17490608 ScrewThdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 17 144983X558 HoodAssembly 18 126938X BumperHood 20 156437 Plate Mtg Battery Fuel Tank 23 124026X Bushing , Snap , Nylon , Fuel Line 25 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 GaugeUnc 26 STD541437 Locknut , Hex , with Insert 3 / 8 - 16 28 156725X558 Grillew / ClipsMS - 558 29 155217X599 Lens , Grille 30 151287X558 Fend / Ftrest 31 139976 Bracket , Fender xSupport 37 17490508 ScrewThdrol 5 / 16 - 18 1 / 2 38 139886 Pivot Bracket Assembly , L . H . 39 139887 Pivot Bracket Assembly , R . H . 51 73800400 Nut Lock w / Insert 1 / 4 - 20 UNC 52 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Ga . 53 145201 Bracket Grille Pickoff LH 54 161464 Screw Hex Wshd 8 - 18 x 7 / 8 55 145202 Bracket Grille Pickoff RH 57 STD522507 Bolt , Fin Hex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC x . 75 58 140547 Air Duct P / L 18HP B & S Opp . Twin 60 _ 707 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 64 154798 Dash LowerSTLT 74 STD541437 Nut Crownlook 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 114 158112 Keeper Belt Rear Lh Stl 115 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 116 19131614 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 14 Ga . 140 158418 Bracket Suspension FrontT 142 165867 PlateReinforcementSTL 143 154966 Bracket Swaybar ChassisLT 144 154207 Bracket Pnt FootrestST 145 156524 Rod Pivot Chassis / Hood NOTE : Alloomponent dimensions givenin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25 / 4 mm 35
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER917 . 270850 GROUND DRIVE 57 26 27 36
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 GROUND DRIVE PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 Transaxle ( See Breakdown ) 59 0140312612 Keeper , Belt , Center Span Peedess 206 - 545C 61 1706 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 2 146682 Spdng , Return , Brake 62 8883R Cover , Pedal 3 123666X Pulley , Transaxle 63 140186 Pulley , 1Engine6 - 4 12000028 Ring , Retainer 64 164975 Bolt , Hex 7 / 20 x 4 Grade 5 5 121520X Strap , Torque 65 STD551143 Washer 6 17060512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18x3 / 4 66 154778 Keeper , Belt , Engine , Fool - Proof 8 165866 Rod ShifterFender STLT 70 134683 Guide , Mower Drive Belt , R . H . 10 STD561210 Pin , Cotter 72 19132012 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4x 12Ga . 11 105701X Washer , Shift Plate 74 41370579X Spacer , Axle5 / 13 74550412 Bolt 1 / 4 - 28UNFW / PetchGr . 8 75 1217 Washer 2 32 x lkl / 4 x 16 Ga . 14 10040400 Washer Lock Hvy Helical 76 S'TD581075 E - Ring 18 S'rD523710 BoltFin Hex3 / 8 - t6UNCx 1 Gr5 77 123583X Key , Square 2.0 x . 1845 / . G1865a 19 STD541437 Nut 78 121748X ' Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8x 16 21 106933X Knob 79 STD580025 Key Woodruff 22 130804 Rod , Brake 80 145090 Arm , Shift 24 STD541237 Nut 81 165592 Shaft Asm Cross Tapered 650 20 25 106888X Spring , BrakeRod 82 165711 Spring , Torsion 26 $ 30551 ( _ 7 Washer 83 19171216 Washer 17 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 27 S'rD561210 Pin 84 166231 Link Transaxle 28 145204 Rod , Parking Brake 85 150360 NUt , NylockShift , 29 124236 ) ( Cap , Parking Brake , Red 89 158391X428 Console , STLT 30 130807 Bracket , Transaxle 90 124346X Nut , Setf - Thding , Wsh Hd 1 / 4 31 127275X Keeper , Belt , L . H . 96 STD624003 Retainer Spring 1 " 32 STD523107 Bolt 112 19091210 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 10 Gauge 34 155071 Shaft Assembly , Foot Pedal 113 127285X Strap Torque 90 Degrees 35 120183X Bearing , Nylon 116 72110610 Bolt Rdhd Sqneck 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.25 36 STD551062 Washer 145 74490540 Bolt , Hex Flghd 5 / 16 - 18 Gr . 5 37 STD571810 RotlPin 150 165850 Bushing Bellcrank Grd . Drive . 38 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat 151 19133210 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 x 10 Ga 39 STD523727 Bolt 156 166002 Washer Srrted 5 / 161D x 1.125 40 4470J Spacer , Split . 395 x . 59 158 165589 Bracket Shift Mount 41 165838 Keeper , Belt , Idler 159 165494016 Hub Tapered Flange Shift Lt 42 19131312 Washer 13 , ' 32x13 / 16x12Ga . 16019292 Washer 29 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove , Plastic 161 72140406 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr . 5 48 154407 BellcrankClutch Grnd Dry Stl 162 73680400 Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 163 74780416 Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 2OUnc x 1 Gr 5 50 STD523715 Bolt 164 19091010 Washer 5 / 8 x . 28 " 1x 10 Ga 51 STD541437 NutCrownLock3 / 8 - 16UNC 165 165623 Bracket Pivot Lever 52 S'rD541431 NutCrownLock5 / 16 - 18UNC 166 166880 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 53 105710 ) ( Link , Clutch 168 165492 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 561 55 105709X Spring , Clutch Return 169 165580 Plate Fastening Lt 56 STD523712 BoltFinHex 3 / 8 - 16x1 - 1 / 4 57 130801 V - Belt , Ground Drive NOTE : Allcomponentdimensions given in U . S . 58 127274X Keeper , Belt , R . H . inches 1 inch = 25 / 4 mm 37
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 STEERING - ' - - - ' - - 63 39 I 47 43 l / / I I ! 8 38
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917 _ 270850 STEERING KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIP'nON 1 139768 SteeringWheel 2 154427 AxleAssemblySTMP Dropped STL 3 156483 Spindle Assembly , LH . 4 157473 SpindleAssembly , R . H . 5 6266H Bearing , Race , Thrust , Hardened 6 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 7 19272016 Washer 27 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 8 12000029 Ring , Klip 9 3366R Bearing , SteeringColumn 10 156438 DraglinkExtendedStamped 11 STD551137 Washer , Lock 13 154779 Bearing Axle STLT / GT , 15 73901000 Nut , Lock , Flange 5 / 8 - 11 UNC 17 156546 Shaft Assembly , Steering . 18 57079 Washer , Thrust . 515 x 750 x . 033 19 160395 Support , Shaftshhd 22 165857 Screw Hex W Torx 23 165851 Pittman ShaftAssembly 25 154406 Bracket , Steering 26 126847X Bushing , Link , Drag 27 136874 Gear , Sector 28 19131416 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 29 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 Pin 30 STD561210 32 130465 Rod , Tie 36 155O99 Bushing , Steering 37 152927 Screw 38 139769 Insert , Steering Wheel 39 19133812 Washer 13 / 82 x 2 - 3 / 8 x 12 Gauge 40 STD541537 Gripco Nut 41 100711L Adaptor , SteeringWheel 42 145054X428 Boot , Steering Shaft 43 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 44 153720 Extension Shaft Steering LR . LT 46 121232X Cap , Spindle 47 6855M F _ ing , Greasex 51 STD541431 Nut Lock He w / Ins . 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 54 74780520 Bolt Fin Hex 5 / 16 - 18 UNC x 1 - 1 / 4 62 167902 Kit Steering Asm ServiceC 63 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UN x 1 Gr 5 65 154780 Spacer Axle 66 154404 BearingArm Pittman1 67 74781044 Bolt , Fin Hex 5 / 8 - 1 UNC x 2 - 3 / 4 68 154429 Axle , Brace3 / 79 191 _ 2012 Washer 1 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 12 Ga 80 74950612 Bolt Hex Nylon3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 NOTE : All componentdimensionsgiven inU . S . inches 1 inch = 25 / 4 mm 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 ENGINE 31 39 33 29 35 4 I OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT I Spark Arrester 4O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 ENGINE KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 162152 Control , Thmt Paddle 32 22 2 17720410 Screw , Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 3 . . . . . . Engine , B & S , ( See Breakdown ) No . 461707 - 0145 - E 1 4 149723 Muffler Exhaust 5 144069 Exhaust Asm . Left 6 144068 Exhaust Asm . Right 7 138129 ClampTube DoubleEngineSems 8 150176 Bolt 5 / 16 - 18unc x 3 / 4 W / 10 145552 Heat Shield Lt 11 STD551125 Washer Lock Hvy . Helical 1 / 4 12 STD522507 Bolt Fin Hex . 1 / 4 - 20Unc x . 75 13 165287 Gasket , Muffler 14 13280336 Nipple , Pipe 4 - 1 / 2 15 13200300 Elbow , Standard 90 ° , 3 / 8 - 18 NPT 16 STD551237 Washer Lock Ext Tooth 3 / 8 17 17490624 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16xl - 1 / 2 Tytt 23 159880 Shield , Brn / Dbr Guard 25 145996 ControlChoke 26 73920600 Nut Keps 3 / 8 - 24 Unf 27 152927 Screw - i - r # 10 - 32 x 5 x 3 / 8 Flange 29 137180 Arrestor , Spark 31 157103 Tank , Fuel 32 1616 _ 6 Cap FuelGuage 33 123487X Clamp , Hose 34 106082X Spacer Pad16 - 35 17060512 Screw 5 / 18 x 3 / 4 37 8543R Line , Fuel 38 Plug , Oil Drain ( See Engine Breakdown ) 39 109227 ) ( Pad Idler 81 128861 Nut Flange 1 / 4 - 20 Starter Nut NOTE : All componentdimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25 / 4 mm 41
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 SEAT ASSEMBLY 22 21 5 I I I I I i I I 16 17 12 KEY PART KTc'YPART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 140123 Seat 3350 Brk / blkCraftsman 13 121248X BushingSnap BIk Nyt 50 Id1 - 2 140551 Bracket Pnt Pivot Seat ( blk ) 14 72050412 BoltRdhd Sht Nk 1 / 4 - 20x 1 / 2 3 STD523710 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16unc X 1 15 134300 Spacer Split 28 X 96 PZincnt 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 X 3 / 4 X 10 Ga 16 121250X Spring Cprsn 1 27 BIk 5 145006 Clip Push InHinged 17 123976X Nut Lock 1 / 4 Lge Fig Gr 5 Zinc 6 STD541437 Nut Hex Lock w / Ins 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 21 153236 BoltShoulder 5 / 16 - 18 Unc - 2A 7 124181X Spring Seat Cprsn 2 250 BIk Zi 22 STD541431 Nut Hex Lock w / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 8 17060616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 X 1 - 1 / 2 24 19171912 Washer 17 / 32 X 1 - 3 / 16 X 12 Ga . 9 19131614 Washer 13 / 32 X 1 X 14 Ga 25 127018X Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 X 62 10 155925 Pan Pnt Seat ( blk ) 11 166369 Knob Seat NOTE : All componentdimensions given in U . S . 12 121246X Bracket Pnt Mounting Switch inches 1 inch = 25 / 4 mm 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 DECALS 6 8 7 4 \ 9 13 15 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIP11ON t 156439 Decal , Fender Danger Sears 15 160396 Dec . al , Mower DriveSchematic 3 163200 Decal , Hood , R H . Craftsman 19 138047 Decal , Battery Diehard Sears 4 163202 Decal , Hood , LH . Craftsman 20 166887 Decal , Deck Mower EZ3 5 163207 Decal , Fender 22 149516 Decal , Battery 6 133644 Decal , Maintenance - - 138311 Decal , Uft Handle 7 166927 Pad Footrest LH STLT Decal , Panel Dash B & S - - 154515 8 169636 Pad Footrest RH STLT Decal , Rplcmnt - - t 54516 9 163204 Decal , Fender , Craftsman Gold - - 169905 Owner's Manual , Englishish 11 156368 Decal , Fender STLT Opar Inst E / S - - 169906 Owner's Manual , Span 13 146046 Decal , V - Belt Dr Sch Tractor KEY PARr WHEELS AND TIRES NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Valve Cap , Tire 2 65139 Stem , Valve 3 106222X Tire , Front 4 59904 Tube , FrontTire ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 4 , TO 5 106732X427 Rim , Front 7 6 278H Fitting , Grease ( Front Wheel Only ) 7 90401 - 1 Bearing , Flange ( FrontWhee ! 11 Only ) 8 106108X427 Rim , Rear 9 122082X Tire , Rear 10 7152J Tube , RearTire ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 11 104757X Cap , tAxle , - - 144334 Sealan Tire 10 oz . NOTE : All componentdimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25 / 4 mm 43
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 LIFT ASSEMBLY 27 7 41 30 6 2O 2O 15 15 44
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 UFTASSEMBLY K ] EY PART NO . NO . DES , CRIFnON 1 159460 LiftLever Inner Wire Assembly 2 159471 Shaft Assembly , Lift 3 105767X Pin , Groove 4 12000002 E - Ring 5 19211621 Washer 21 / 32 x 1 x 2t Gauge 6 120183X Bearing , Nylon 7 125631X Grip , Handle , Fluted 8 122365X Button , Plunger , Red 11 139865 Link , Lift , L . H . 12 139866 Link , Lift , R . H . 13 STD _ 4008 RetainerSpdng 15 127218 Link , Front 16 73350800 Nut , Hex , Jam 1 / 2 - 13UNC 17 130171 Trunnion 18 73680800 Nut Lock 1 / 2 - 13 UNC 19 139868 Arm , Suspension , Rear 20 163552 RetainerSpring 23 110807X Nut , Special 24 19131016 Washer 13 / 32 x 5 / 8x . 16 Gauge 25 2876H Spring 26 76020308 Pin , Cotter 3 / 32 x 1 / 2 27 126 _ 71X Rod , Adjust , Lift 28 73350600 Nut , Hex , Jam 3 / 3 - 16UNC 29 138057 Knob , Inf . 3 / 6 - 16 30 150233 Trunnion , Inf Height • 31 140302 Bearing , Pvt , Lift Special 32 73540600 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 24 36 155097 Pointer Height Indioator 37 123935X PlugHole 38 17490512 Screw Thdro15 / 16 - 18x3 / 4 40 19112410 Washer 11 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 2 41 155098 IndicatorHeight 49 145212 NUtFlange sLock 50 110452X Nut Push Phe & Oil NOTE : All componentdimensionsgivenin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25 / 4 mm 45
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 MOWER DECK 68 157 156 153 1 ; 147 1 , 106 J _ ' 102 103 1 _ 5 1 . _ , , ; iF - l _ I I . _ 34 lO3 - - \ / _ " 1 ! _ l 101 _ . . . _ ' / 104 106 , oP 21 22 f 23 24 ! i \ 2 26 \ \ . I 16 119 28 \ \ " 27 1 29 18 4 149 . il
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 MOWER DECK KL = Y PART KEY PART NO . NO . I _ RIFI _ N NO . NO . DESCRIFnON 1 165892 56 165723 Mower Deck Assembly , 42 " Spacer , Retainer 2 STD533107 Bolt 59 141043 Guard , TUV Idlerval 3 138017 Bracket Assembly , Sway Bar , 67 149846 KnobCustom O Front 68 144959 V - Belt 4 16546O 92 STD541437 Bracket Sway Bar 38 / 42 " Deck Nut 5 STD624008 101 136420 RetainerSpring MulcherCover 6 13 _ 32 Arm , Suspension , Rear 102 71161010 Screw 8 85 _ 57 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 10 _ 19061216 Washer # 10 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 104 STD551110 Washer , Lock 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 105 160793 LatchAssembly , Bagger 11 134149 106 2029J Blade , Mulching Nut , Weld 12 129895 111 155197 Bearing , Ball Bracket , Gauge , Wheel LH . 13 137645 112 155198 Shaft Assembly , Mandrel , Vented Bracket , Gauge , Wheel R . H . ( Includes Key 113 17060512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 Number 12 ) 114 STD541431 NUt , Hex , Keps 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 14 128774 115 72110504 Housing , Mandrel , Vented Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 UNC x 1 / 2 15 110485X 116 48981 - 1 Bearing , Ball , Mandrel Bolt , Shoulder 16 140329 117 165746 Strippar , Vented Mower Deck Wheel , Gauge " - 18 72140505 118 73930600 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 Nut , Centerlock 3 / 8 16 19 132827 119 STD5510 _ 7 Bolt , Shoulder Washer 3 / 8 x 7 / 6 x 14 Gauge 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 121 143723 Bracket 21 STD541431 Nut Crownlock5 / 16 - 18 UNC 128 153390 Washer Felt 22 134753 Stiffener Bracket 129 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga . 23 131267 Bracket , Deflector 130 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 24 105304X Cap , Sleeve Gr . 5 25 123713X Spring , Torsion , Deflector 131 STD533710 • Bolt , Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 1BUNC x 1 26 110452 ) ( 142 16.5890 Nut , Push ArmSpring BrakeMower 27 13O968 Shield , Deflector 143 157109 Bracket Arm Idler42 " 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 82x5 / 8x t6Ga . 144 158634 Keeper Belt 42 " ClutchCable 29 131491 t45 165888 Rod , Hinge Pulley Idler Flat 30 157722 ScrewThdrol Washer Head 146 165891 BoltCarriage Idler 31 129963 Washer , Spacer 147 131335 SpringExtension 32 153535 Pulley , Mandrel 148 169022 SpringReturn Idler 33 137266 149 165898 Nut , Toplock , Flanged RetainerSpringYellow Zinc 34 STD533717 Belt 150 19091216 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 35 133835 Fastner , ChristmasTree 151 169670 Bracket Clutch 36 131494 152 169676 Pulley , idler , Flat Cable Clutch 42 In 37 STD551037 Washer 13 / 82 x 13 / 16 x 16 153 169674 Washer Flat3 / 8 " Type B Gauge 154 169675 Spring Retainer 40 STD541437 NutCrownlock3 / 8 - 16 UNC 155 169671 SpringRetentionLever 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , LH . 156 169672 Spacerlutch 45 STD62400 _ Retainer 157 169669 Rod C 46 137729 Screw , Thd . Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 158 17720410 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 48 133944 Washer , Hardened 159 STD533717 Bolt Rdhd Sqn 3 / 8 - 16Unc x 1 - 3 / 4 49 155O66 RollerAssembly , Cam Follower5 - - 130794 " Mandrel Assembly ( IncludesKey 50 131340 Bolt , Shoulder # 10 - 24 Grade Numbers 8 - 10 , 12 - 15 , 31 and 32 ) 51 STD541410 Locknut - - 169583 Mower Deck , Complete ( Standard r _ 139888 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC Deck , Order Separately Mulcher 53 131845 Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake Plateand Gauge Wheel 54 133943 Washer , Hardened Components , Key Nos . 101 - 106 155O46 Arm , Idler and 111 - 121 ) NOTE : Allcomponentdimensionsgiven inU . S . inches 1 inch = 25 / 4 mm 47
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 PEERLESS TRANSAXLE - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 545C I I 0 _ 71B 150 83 35 82 11 47 13 29 35 157 48
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 PEERLESS TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 545C KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO , NO . 1 772147 Transaxle Cover 39 786026 Dowel Pin Flat Washer 2 780086A Needle Bearing 5 / 8 " 40 792076A . 312 ID x . 059W 3 770128 Transaxle Case Brake Lever 4 776395 Countershaft 41A 790079 Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 5 776409 Output Shaft 42 792073A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 2 1 / 4 " 6 778364 Spur Gear ( 38 teeth ) 42A 792085A Locknut 5 / 16 - 24 6A 778369 Spur Gear ( 15 teeth ) 43 792075 Brake Pad Holder 7 778330 Spur Gear ( 11 teeth ) 44 790025 8 792180 Shift Key 45 786066 Spacer . 2625 x c1.0ket Brake Lever Bra 8A 792047 Woodruff Key # 9 46 786086 9 784352 Shift Collar 47 774690 Axle ( 11 - 15 / 16 " Long ) 10 784378 Shift Rod & Fork 48 774691 Axle ( 16 - 1 / 2 " long ) 11 778334 Bevel Gear ( 30 teeth ) 49 778356 • Spur Gear ( 29 teeth ) Spur Gear ( 27 teeth ) 12 778309 Input Bevel Pinion ( 13 teeth ) 50 77833854 13 778368 Bevel Gear ( 13 teeth ) 51 7783 Spur Gear ( 23 teeth ) ( Include . 14 ) 52 778352 Spur Gear ( 19 teeth ) 14 778368 Bevel Pinion ( 13 teeth ) 53 778350 Spur Gear ( 16 teeth ) Spur Gear ( 15 teeth ) ( Include . 13 ) 54 778346 15 778370 Ring Gear ( 43 teeth ) 56 778355 Spur Gear ( 11 teeth ) 17 786188 Drive Pin 57 778337 Spur Gear ( 13 teeth ) 18 786102 Spacer 1.130 X . 695 58 778353 Spur Gear ( 17 teeth ) 20 792077A Ball 5 / 16 " dia 59 778351 Spur Gear ( 21 teeth ) 21 792078 Set Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 8 " 60 778349 Spur Gear ( 24 teeth ) 22 792079 Spring . 310 OD x . 625 L 61 778345 Spur Gear ( 25 teeth ) Flat Washer 25 792073A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 65 780189 25A 792177 Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 3 / 8 " . 563 ID x . 062W 26 792125 Retaining Ring ( pkg of 2 ) 66 776422 Input ShaftBrake Shifter & Shaft 27 792035 Retaining Ring 67 776396 28 788040 Retaining Ring 69 792170 Retaining Ring 29 780072 Thrust Washer 70 786187 Spacer . 890 . 627 ID x . 031W 71 788069 Square Cut Ring 29A 780160 Thrust Washer 71B 788092 " O " Ring Rat Washer . 762 ID x . 031W 76 780090 29B 780051 Thrust Washer 1.128 ID x . 058W , 762 ID x . 031W 77 788078A Inverted Retaining Ring 29C 780199 Anti - Rotation Washer . 632 79 792144 Spring . 430 OD x . 5000 L 30 780108 Cup Washer 82 778333 Bevel & Spur Gear ( 30 & 13 1.127 ID x . 032W teeth ) 31 780001 Flat Washer 83 778338 Spur Gear ( 27 teeth ) . 750 ID x . 056W 85 792154 Oil Fill 9Plug Oil Seal / 16 " ( Use As Needed ) • 87 788089A3A 31A 780195 Flat Washer 150 78809 Liquid Gasket R'IV Silicone . 750 ID x . 062W 157 788088A Oil Seal 3 / 4 " 32 788083 Oil Seal 5 / 8 " 180 730229A Gear Oil 80W90 34 780194 Bushing . 563 900 794712 Replacement MSTaxle 206 - 545C Trans 35 780193 Flanged Bushing 5 / 8 " ID 35A 780197 Flanged Bushing . 751 36 790075 Brake Disk NOTE : All component dimensions given in 37 790007 Brake Pad Plate U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 38 799021 Brake Pad ( pkg of 2 ) 49
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0145 - E1 5O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUM BER 917.270850 BRIGGS & STRA'I'I'ON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0145 , . E1 51 q _ , 447 _ 3O4 305 _ 122 51A 205 a 634A o 202 267 t 306 _ 307 L 865A 306A 307 , _ 643 _ 535 258 445 235 73 161 _ 163 _ 362 934 _ 75 ( _ 1071 _ 971 lO , 97p7 95 _ J 108 _ " 1 _ 859 392 _ 2 _ 391 85 " lO2 @ 147 " " _ 1 " N ' 1 105 51 _ 1 _ _ . 104 % ' _ • 117 " 133 _ 1036 LABEL KIT - EMISSION 267 " _ e 51
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUM BER 917.270850 BRIGGS & STRAI " TON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0145 - E1 513 802 783 y 803 797 544 801 358 GASKET SET 634 _ 7 , 1770 51A _ _ _ _ 569 _ 163 _ 9 0 _ 7A _ 3 _ 20 _ 52
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.270850 BRIGGS & STRA'n'ON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0145 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 498583 Cylinder Assembly 48 498542 Short Block 2 399265 Bushing / Seal Kit 50 213290 Manifold - Intake 3 91086 * Seal - Oil 51 271412 _ Gasket - intake 4 493304 Sump - Engine 51A 270884 * _ l , Gasket - Intake 5 214517 Head - Cylinder # 1 53 93970 Screw ( Carburetor ) 5A 214518 Head - Cylinder # 2 54 93208 Screw ( Intake Manifold ) 7 271867 - - 4 , Gasket - Cylinder Head # 1 73 691438 Screen - Rotating 7A 271868 _ ' O Gasket - Cylinder Head # 2 75 222511 Washer ( Flywheel ) 8 495754 Breather Assembly 78 691134 Screw ( Flywheel Fan ) ( Cylinder # 1 ) 91 693483 Body Assembly - Upper 9 27803 _ Gasket - Breather 95 690718 Screw ( Throttle Valve ) 10 94382 Screw ( Breather Assembly ) 97 693485 Shaft - Throttle 10A 94380 Screw ( Breather Cover ) 98 807923 Kit - Idle Speed 11 280225 Tube - Breather 102 693509 • Gasket - Carburetor Body 273390 _ - Gasket - Crankcase ( . 015 " 104 693506 • Pin - Float Hingeeedle Thick . Std ) 105 692078 • Valve - Float N 271186 _ r Gasket - Crankcase ( . 005 " 107 693482 , Body Assembly - Lower Thick ) 108 693505 Valve - Choke 271189 * Gasket - Crankcase ( . 009 " 109 693498 Shaft - Choke Thick ) 117 693538 Jet - Main 13 94565 Screw ( Cylinder Head ) 693500 Jet - Main ( High Altitude ) 15 94239 Plug - Oil Drain 121 491539 Carburetor Kit 16 690666 Crankshaft 122 281411 Spacerretor 19 399264 Bushing 125 693479 Carbu 20 291675 " Jr Seal - Oil 130 693504 Valve - Throttle 23 491180 Flywheel 133 69351 ' 2 Float - Carburetor 24 222698 Key - Flywheel 146 94196 Key - Timing 25 499180 Piston Assembly ( Sten - 147 693508 Jet - Pilot dard ) 161 496599 Base - Air Cleaner 499181 Piston Assembly ( . 010 163 271411 . _ - Gasket - Air Cleaner " O . S . ) 177 271170 _ Seal - O - Ring 499182 Piston Assembly ( . 020 " 187 299146 Line - Fuel ( Cut to Required O . S . ) Length ) 499183 Piston Assembly ( . 030 " 197 95063 Screw ( Back Plate ) O . S . ) 202 262683 Link - Mechanical Governor 26 499184 Ring Set , Piston ( Stan - 203 280997 Crank - Bell dard ) 205 93971 Screw ( Bell Crank ) 499285 RinJ _ Set , Piston ( . 010 209 262352 Spring - Governor • . _ 211 261563 Spring - Governor 499186 Ring Set , Piston ( . 020 212 693985 Link - Throttle O . S ) 215 224816 Guide - Air 499187 FUngSet , Piston ( . 030 219 394348 Gear - Governor " O . S ) • • 220 222773 Washer - Thrust ( Governor 27 263129 Lock - Piston Pin Gear ) 28 498319 Pin Assembly , Piston ( Std . ) 222 491282 Bracket - Control 498320 Pin Assembly - Piston ( . 005 ' 227 491297 Lever - Governor O . S . ) 235 224995 Shield - Fuel Spray 29 498314 Rod - Connecting ( Stan - 240 394358 Filter - Fuel dard ) 244 230318 Connector - Hose ( Pulse 498541 Rod - Connecting i . 020 Line ) ^ . U . S . ) 258 94930 Screw ( Engine _ umpj 32 95017 Screw ( Connecting Rod ) 267 93897 Screw ( Casing Clamp ) 33 390420 Valve - Exhaust ( Include ( s ) : 278 94942 Washer ( Governor Lever ) 494553 Keeper - Valve ( Ref . No . 42 ) ) 297 94289 Nut - Wing ( Air Filter 34 691302 Valve - Intake Retainer ) 35 65906 Spring - Valve ( Intake ) 304 691390 Housing - Blower 36 26828 Spring - Valve ( Exhaust ) 305 690960 Screw ( Blower Housing ) 40 221596 Retainer - Valve ( Exhaust ) 306 222846 Shield - Cylinder 41 292260 Retainer - Valve ( Exhaust ) 306A 223734 Shield - Cylinder 42 494553 Keeper - Valve 307 94930 Screw ( Cylinder Shield ) 45 261368 Tappet - Valve 309 497596 Motor - Starter 46 214487 Camshaft 310 94003 Bolt ( Starter Motor ) 47 393415 Slinger - Oil 311 497608 Brush Set 53
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUM BER 917.270850 BRIGGS & STRATrON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0145 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 332 230674 Nut ( Flywheel ) 802 497607 Cap - End 333 394891 Armature - Magneto 803 497604 Housing - Starter 334 94731 Screw ( Magneto Armature ) 807 693511 Spacer 337 ' 802592 Plug - Spark 822 693497 Washer - Seal ( Throttle 356 494705 Wire * Stop Shaft ) 358 495868 Gasket Set 847 495715 Dipstick / Tube Assembly 383 89836 Wrench - Spark Plug 851 493880 Terminal - Cable 386 693490 O + Gasket - Pump 869 693488 O + Diaphragm - Fuel Pump 391 693487 Body - Pump 861 393397 I _ t - FuelPump 392 693491 O + Spring - Pump Diaphragm 865 224774 Cover - Air Guido 404 223882 Washer ( Governor Crank ) 865A 224775 Cover - Air Guide 423 94674 Screw ( Air Cleaner Base ) 868 497656 Seal - Valve 425 94823 Screw ( Air Cleaner Cover ) 868A 273312 Seal - Valve 432 693492 O + Cap - Spring 869 261463 Seat - Valve ( Intake ) 433 893489 O + Diaphragm - Fuel Pump 870 262924 Seat - Valve ( Exhaust ) 434 693493 Cover - Diaphragm 871 261961 Bushing - Guide ( Exhaust ) 435 693494 Screw ( Diaphragm Cover ) 231218 Bushing - Guide ( Intake ) 441 222875 Bracket - OjI Fill 877 393456 Wire - Alternator 445 394019 Filter - Air 881 495901 Plate - Cover 447 93343 Screw ( Air Guide Cover ) 918 393815 Hose - Vacuum ( Cylinder - To - 449 94882 Screw ( Oil Fill Bracket ) Impulse Pump ) ( Cut to 474 93474 Alternator Required Length ) 482 93621 Screw ( Alternator ) 934 94627 Screw ( Fan Retainer ) 510 497606 Drive - Starter 955 693513 Plug - Cerburetor 513 398003 Clutch - Drive 968 225008 Cover - Air Cleaner 523 494947 Dipstick 971 805540 Screw ( Upper Body To 525 495348 Tube - Oil Fill Lower Body ) 527 223167 Clamp - Tube 1005 498157 Fan - nFlywheel 535 272490 Filter - Air 1006 224901 Retainer - Fa 544 97603 Armature - Starter 1019 496726 Label Kit 552 262332 Bushing ( Governor Crank ) 1036 499382 Label Kit - Emission 552A 262331 Bushing ( Governor Crank ) 1051 263080 Ring - Rgtaining 562 93853 Bolt - Carriage ( Governor 1058 273688 OwnorOs Manual Lever ) 1081 280860 * Seal - O - BRingrush 569 272645 . k Gasket - Base 1090 497605 Retainer - 572 222892 Cover - Breether ( Cylinder 1095 498047 Gasket Set - Valve Overhaul # 2 ) 1125 94724 Screw ( Cover Plate ) 573 491304 Plate - Back 1132 94675 Screw ( Oil Slinger ) 592 92278 NUt ( Governor Lever ) 1136 94297 Screw ( Governor , Control 601 95162 Clamp - Hose Rod ) 615 94296 Retainer ( Governor Crank ) 1137 220680 Washer ( Governor , Control 615A 93898 Retainer - Governor Shaft Rod ) 616 491530 Crank - Governor 1138 94298 Nut ( Governor , Control Rod 634 491287 * SeaI - GovePnor Shaft 460707 - 0145 - Et 634A 271013 Washer - Foam Replacement Engine 635 66538 Boot - Spark Plug 637 693510 Washer - Seal 643 496700 Retainer - Air Filter _ . Included in Gasket Set , Ref Number 689 262337 Spring - Friction 358 . 697 93585 Screw ( Drive Cap ) • Included in Carburetor Kit , Rsf Number 725 280866 Shield - Heat 121 . 726 91362 Gear - Ring • Included in Value Overhaul Kit , Ref 741 262989 Gear - Timing Number 1095 . 783 693059 Gear - Starter + Included in Fuel Pump Kit , Ref Number 797 94010 NUt ( Starter Terminal ) 861 797A 693167 Nut ( Starter Terminal ) _ r O • + 801 394860 Cap - Drive NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 54
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL , t NOT ACROSS HILL SIGHTING IIDE sI _ Operate your Tractor up and down the face of slopes ( not . Jk greater than 15 ° ) , never across the face . Make turns gradu - i | 0 ally to prevent tipping or loss of control . Exercise extreme ] caution when changing direction on slopes .
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For in - home major brand repair service : Call 24 hours a day , 7 days a week 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME " ( 1 - 800 - 469 - 4663 ) Para pedir servicio de reparacibn a domicilio 1 - 800 - 676 - 5811 In Canada for all your service and parts needs call Au Canada pour tout le service ou les pi6ces 1 - 800 - 665 - 4455 For the repair or replacement , parts you need : Call 6 am - 11 pm CST , 7 days a week PartsDirect s " 1 - 800 - 366 - PART ( 1 - 800 - 366 - 7278 ) Para ordenar piezas con entrega a domicilio 1 - 800 - 659 - 7084 For the location of a Sears Parts and Repair Center in your area : Call 24 hours a day , 7 days a week 1 - 800 - 488 - 1222 For information on purchasing a Sears Maintenance Agreement or to inquire about an existing Agreement : Call 9 am - 5 pm , Monday - Saturday 1 - 800 - 827 - 6655 169905 Rev . 2 7.8,99 JH Printed in U . S . A .
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1772147 Cover
10784378 Shift rod and fork
11778334 Bevel gear (30 teeth)
12778309 Input bevel pinion (13 teeth)
13778368 Gear
14778368 Gear
15778370 Ring gear
150788093A Sealer
157788088A Oil seal 3/4"
17786188 Drive pin
18786102 Spacer
180730229B Gear oil 80w90
2780086A Needle bearing
20792077A Ball
21792078 Screw
22792079 Spring
25792073A Screw
25A792177 Screw 1/4-20 x 1-3/8"
26792125 Retaining ring
27STD582062 Retaining ring
28STD582056 Retaining ring
29780072 Washer
29A780160 Washer
29B780051 Washer
29C780199 Washer
3770128A Transaxle case
30780108 Washer
31780001 Washer
31A780195 Washer
32788083 Oil seal 5/8"
34780194 Bushing
35780193 Bushing
35A780197 Bushing
36790075 Brake, disc
37790007 Plate
38799021 Brake pads
39786026 Dowel pin 5/16" x 3/4"
4776395 Countershaft
40792076A Washer
41A790079 Lever brake
42792073A Screw
42A792085A Screw
43STD541431 Locknut 5/16-24
44790025 Holder, brake pad
45786066 Spacer
46786086 Bracket
47774690 Axle
48774691 Axle
49778356 Spur gear
5776409 Output shaft
50778338 Spur gear (27 teeth)
51778354 Spur gear (23 teeth)
52778352 Spur gear
53778350 Spur gear (16 teeth)
54778346 Spur gear
56778355 Spur gear (11 teeth)
57778337 Spur gear
58778353 Spur gear
59778351 Spur gear (21 teeth)
6778364 Spur gear
60778349 Spur gear
61778345 Spur gear
65780189 Washer
66776422 Input shaft
67776396 Brake shaft
69792170 Retaining ring
6A778369 Spur gear
7778330 Spur gear
70786187 Spacer
71788069 Seal
71B788092 Ooo ring
76780090 Washer
77788078A Retaining ring
79792144 Spring
8792180A Shift key
82778333 Bevel and spur gear (30 and 13 teeth)
83778338 Spur gear (27 teeth)
85792154 Plug
87788089A Oil seal 9/16"
8ASTD580025 Woodruff key #9
9784352 Collar
900794691 Replacement mst-206 -545c transaxle
05110S Tune up kit (spring 2002)
0169906 Owner's manual, spanish
0169905 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0154516 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
133004 Tune-up kit (includes air filter, spark plug, o...
127195 Battery 12 volt 28 amp
10150177 Bolt, btr front 1/4-20 x 7-1/2
11150109 Holde down battery dash mount
12150177 Nut, push nylon battery front 1/4
16176138 Switch, interlock push-in
19STD551125 Washer lock 1/4
27470412 Bolt hex hd 1/4-20 unc x 3/4
2073350400 Nut
21166182 Harness
224152J Bulb
244799J Cable
25146148 Cable
26STD391015 Fuse
27STD541425 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
43146154 Solenoid
4473640400 Nut
45122822X Ammeter rectangular 6 amp
52141940 Protectoin wire loop (hour meter)
5517490508 Screw
70166658 Engine harness
87603J Tray
1166819 Chassis stamping
10STD533710 Bolt, carriage 3/8-16 x 1
11174996 Panel, dash, l.h.
114169906 Owner's manual, spanish
114169905 Owner's manual, english
114169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
114154516 Footrest pad
114184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
114100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
114138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
114130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
114532158112 Keeper belt rear lh stl
11517060620 Screw
11619131612 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 ga.
12145660 Clip tinnerman grille p / l
13169118 Panel, dash, r.h.
1417490608 Screw
140158418 Bracket suspension
142175702 Plate . reinforcement
143186689 Bracket swaybar chassis
144175582 Bracket pnt footrest stlt
145409167 Rod pivot chassis/hood
17144983X558 Hood asssembly
18532126938 Bumper hood
2145009 Drawbar
20180679 Plate mtg battery fuel tank
23532124028 Bushing, snap, nylon, fuel line
2519131312 Washer
26STD541437 Locknut, hex, with insert 3/8-16 unc
28178987X558 Grille w/clips ms-558
29155217X599 Grille lens
317000612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
30174738X558 Fend/ftrest
31139976 Bracket support
3717490508 Screw
38139886 Pivot bracket
39139887 Pivot bracket
4STD551025 Washer 13/32 x 3/4 x 16 gauge
5155272 Hood bumper
5173800400 Locknut
5219091416 Washer
53145201 Bracket
54161464 Screw, spiderloc hex hd #8 x 7/8
55145202 Bracket
57STD522507 Bolt, fin hex 1/4-20 unc x .75
58140547 Air duct p/l 18hp b and s opp. twin
60STD533707 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 3/4
64154798 Lower Bracket assembly, clutch, mounting evx
74STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
9165454X013 Dash
1N/P Transaxle peerless 206-545c
10STD561210 Pin, cotter
11105701X Washer
112169906 Owner's manual, spanish
112169905 Owner's manual, english
112169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
112154516 Footrest pad
112184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
112100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
112138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
112130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
11219091210 Washer
113127285X Strap
11672110610 Bolt
1374550412 Bolt
14STD551125 Washer lock hvy helical
14574490540 Hex flange bolt
150165850 Bushing . bell
15119133210 Washer
156166002 Serrated washer
158165589 Shift
159183900 Hub tapered flange shift lt
16019292016 Washer
16172140406 T bolt
16273680400 Locknut
16374780416 Bolt hex fin 1/4-20 unc x 1 grade 5
16419091210 Washer 5/8 x .281 x 10 ga
165165623 Bracket pivot lever
166166880 Screw 5/16 - 18 x 5/8 tt yellow
168165492 Bolt . shoulder
169165580 Plate . fastener
18STD523710 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr 5
19STD541437 Nut
2146682 Spring return brake t / a zinc
21106933X Knob
22130804 Rod , brake
24STD541237 Nut
25106888X Spring rod
26STD551037 Washer
27STD561210 Pin
28145204 Rod
2971673 Cap, parking brake, red
3123666X Pulley
30130807 Mounting bracket
31127275X Keeper
32STD523107 Bolt
34155071 Shaft assembly pedal foot lt/stlt
35120183X Bearing
36STD551062 Washer
37STD571810 Roll pin
38173438 Pulley, idler, flat
39STD523727 Bolt
41099 Ring, retainer
404470J Spacer
41165838 Keeper , belt
4219131312 Washer
47139245 Pulley, idler, v-groove, plastic
48154407 Cl bellcrank
49123205X Retainer
5121520X Strap, pnt torque 30 degree blk
50STD523715 Bolt
51STD541437 Nut crown lock 3/8-16 unc
52STD541431 Nut crown lock 5/16-18 unc
53105710X Link
55105709X Spring
56STD523712 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 x 1-1/4
57138255 V-belt, ground drive
58127274X Keeper
59169691 Keeper, belt, center span
617060512 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 3/4 tytt
6117000612 Screw 3/8-16x3/4
628883R Pedal cover
63140186 Pulley engine cl mechanism 38 deg lt/yt
64173937 Bolt, hex 7/16-20x4 grade 5
65STD551143 Washer
66154778 Keeper - belt
70134683 Keeper
7219132012 Washer
74137057 Spacer
75121749X Washer
76STD581075 E-ring
77123583X Square key
78121748X Washer
79STD580025 Key woodruff
8165866 Rod shift fender adjust stlt
80145090 Shift arm
81165592 Cross shaft
82165711 Shift spring
8319171216 Washer
84166231 Link . transaxle
85150360 Nut
89158391X428 Shift console
90124346X Nut
96STD624003 Retainer spring 1"
0169906 Owner's manual, spanish
0169905 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0154516 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1400302 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
2195673 Axle assembly stmp droped stl
22165857 Screw, hex wash head torx
23165851 Shaft, assembly pittman
25154406 Bracket, steering
26126847X Bushing
27136874 Sector gear
2819131416 Washer
2917000612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
3156483 Spindle assembly, left hand
30STD561210 Pin
32192757 Rod, tie
36155106 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 assembly, right hand
40STD541537 Gripco nut
41186737 Adaptor, steering wheel
42145054X428 Steering boot
43121749X Washer
44153721 Extension shaft steering lr.lt
46121232X Cap
476855M Zerk grease fitting
56266H Thrust bearing use 1 or 2 as required
51STD541431 Nut lock hex w/ins. 5/16-18 unc
54STD523112 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/4
6121748X Washer
62167902 Steer . as kit
63STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr 5
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
0169906 Owner's manual, spanish
0169905 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0154516 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1170547 Control, throt paddle 32 22
10145552 Heat shield
11STD551125 Washer lock hvy. helical 1/4
12STD522507 Bolt fin hex 1/4-20 unc x .75
13165287 Muffler
1413280336 Pipe nipple
15181654 Elbow, standard 90 deg, 3/8-18 npt
16STD551237 Washer lock ext tooth 3/8
1717060624 Screw thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
217720408 Screw, hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8
23159880 Shield, browning / debris guard
25145996 Control
2673920600 Nut
27152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
29137180 Kit spark arrester (flat screen)
3N/P Engine, b and s no. 461707-0145-e1
31157103 Tank fuel 3.5 stl w/o sensor
32161696 Cap fuel guage
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
0169906 Owner's manual, spanish
0169905 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0154516 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1401043 Seat 3350 blk/blk craftsman
10195530 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
1773680400 Nut lock 1/4 lge flg gr 5 zinc
2140551 Bracket pivot
21171852 Bolt shoulder 5/16-18 unc-2a
22STD541431 Nut hex lock w/ins 5/16-18
2419171912 Washer
25127018X Bolt
3STD523710 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
817000616 Screw 3/8-16 x 1-1/2
919131612 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 ga
0169906 Owner's manual, spanish
0169905 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0154516 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
159192 Valve cap
107152J Tube
11104757X428 Cap, axle
265139 Valve stem
3122073X Tire, front
459904 Tube
5106732X624 Rim, front
6278H Fitting
79040H Flange bearing
8106108X624 Rim, rear
9125833X Tire, rear
0169906 Owner's manual, spanish
0169905 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0154516 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
11156368 Decal, fender stlt oper inst english/spanish
13146046 Decal, v-belt, drive, schematic
15160396 Decal v-belt schematic 42" eng
19138047 Decal, battery, dirhard, sears
20166887 Decal deck mower ez3 mulching
22149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
3163200 Decal, hood, r.h. craftsman
4163202 Decal, hood, l.h. craftsman
5163207 Decal, fender
6133644 Decal maintance customer sears domestic
7166927 Decal, panel dash b and s
8169636 Decal, rplcment
9163204 Decal, fender, craftsman gold
0169906 Owner's manual, spanish
0169905 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0154516 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1159460 Wire assembly inner/spring with plunger lt
11151141 Link, lift, l.h.
12151140 Link, lift, r.h.
13STD624008 Retainer spring
15127218 Front Link
16STD541250 Nut, hex, jam 1/2-13 unc
17175689 Trunnion
1873680800 Nut
19139868 Arm suspension
2159471 Assembly line shaft
20163552 Clip, hairpin (standard hardware-purchase locally)
23110807X Nut
2419131016 Washer
252876H Spring
26STD560907 Pin, cotter 3/32 x 1/2
27532126971 Rod, adjust, lift
28STD541237 Nut, hex, jam 3/8-16 unc
29138057 Knob
3105767X Pin
30150233 Trunnion
31169865 Bearing, pvt, lift special
3273540600 Crownlock nut
36155097 Pointer, pnt height indicator
37123935X Hole plug
3817060512 Screw thdrol 5/16-18 x 3/4
4STD581062 E-ring
4019112410 Washer
41155098 Scale indicator height
49145212 Hex nut
519211621 Washer
50110452X Push nut
6120183X Bearing
7125631X Grip
8125925X Button, plunger, red
1176027 Mower deck assembly,42"
10140296 Washer
101169906 Owner's manual, spanish
101169905 Owner's manual, english
101169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
101154516 Footrest pad
101184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
101100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
101138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
101130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
101198383 Mulch plate
10271081010 Screw
10319061216 Washer
104STD551110 Washer, lock
105160793 Assembly b latch
1062029J Nut weld .327/.304 no. 10-24
11134149 Blade
111181040 Bracket, gauge, wheel l.h.
112181040 Bracket, gauge, wheel r.h.
11317060512 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 3/4 tytt
114STD541431 Nut, hex, keps 5/16-18 unc
115872110504 Bolt, carriage 5/16 unc x 1/2
1164898H Shoulder bolt
117165746 Gauge wheel
11873930600 Locknut
119STD551037 Washer 3/8 x 7/8 x 14 gauge
12129895 Bearing
121143723 Bracket
128153390 Washer
12919131312 Washer
13137646 Shaft assembly, mandrel, vented (includes key n...
130STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
131STD533710 Bolt, rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
14128774 Housing
142165890 Arm spring b
143157109 Idler bracket
144158634 Keeper belt
145173437 Pulley idler flat
147131335 Spring
148169022 Spring idler
149165898 Retainer spring yellow zinc
15110485X Bearing
150STD551025 Washer 9/32 x 3/4 x 16 ga.
151169670 Clutch bracket
152175067 Clutch, cable
153169674 Flat washer
154169675 Spring retainer
155169671 Spring retention lvr clutch cable
156169672 Spacer
157169669 Clutch rod
15817720408 Screw hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8
159STD533717 Bolt rdhd sqn 3/8-16 unc x 1-3/4
16174493 Stripper, vented mower deck
18STD533106 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
19132827 Bolt shoulder
2STD533107 Bolt
20159770 Vortex baffle
21STD541431 Nut crownlock 5/16-18 unc
22177563 Stiffener bracket
23177563 Bracket, deflector
24105304X Cap
25123713X Spring
26110452X Push nut
27130968 Shield
2819111016 Washer
29131491 Rod , hinge
3138017 Bracket
30173984 Screw thdrol washer head
31187690 Washer, spacer
32173436 Pulley, mandrel
33139729 Nut, toplock, flanged
34STD533717 Bolt
35133835 Fastener
36173438 Pulley, idler, flat
37STD551037 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 gauge
4165460 Sway bracket
40STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
44140088 Guard
45STD624003 Retainer
46137729 Screw
48133944 Washer
49174284 Roller assembly, cam follower
5STD624008 Retainer spring
50131340 Bolt
51STD541410 Locknut
52139888 Bolt
53184907 Arm assembly, pad, brake
54178515 Washer, hardened
55155046 Arm idler 42" mower lt/yt
56165723 Spacer . retainer
59141043 Guard
6130832 Arm, suspension, rear
67149846 Knob, deluxe 1/2-13
68144959 Belt
8850857 Bolt blade
9STD551137 Washer, lock
92STD541437 Nut