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Owner's Manual CRRFTSMflN " 19.5 HP ELECTRIC START 42 " MOWER 6 SPEED TRANSAXLE LAWN TRACTOR Model No . 917.270912 • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Repair Parts For answers to your questions CAUTION : about this product , Call : Read and follow all 1 - 800 - 659 - 5917 Safety Rules and Instructions Sears Craftsmen Help Line 5 am - 5 pro , Mort - Sat before operating this equip - ment . Seam , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 Visitour Craftsmanwebsite : www . sears . com / cmftsman
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Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 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 accident 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 state to state . Seam , Roebuck and Co . , D / 817 WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 • Be sure the area is clear of other IMPORTANT : This cutting machine is capable of amputating hands and feet people before mowing . Stop machine if and throwing objects . Failure to observe anyone enters the area . the following safety instructions could • Never carry passengers . • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - result in serious injury or death . GENERAL OPERATION lutely necessary . Always look down and behind before and while backing . • Read , understand , and follow all instructions in the manual and on the • Be aware of the mower discharge direction and do not point if at anyone . machine before starting . Do not operate the mower without • Only allow responsible adults , who are either the entire grass catcher or the familiar with the instructions , to operate the machine . guard in place . • Slow down before turning . • Clear the area of objects such as rocks , toys , wire , etc . , which could be picked up and thrown by the blade . 2
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DO NOT : • Never leave a running machine unattended . Always tum off blades , set • Do not turn on slopes unless neces - parking brake , stop engine , and remove sary , and then , turn slowly and gradual keys before dismounting . ly downhill , if possible . • Turn off blades when not mowing . • Do not mow near drep - offs , ditches , or • Stop engine before removing grass embankments . The mower could catcher or unclogging chute . suddenly turn over if a wheel is over the • Mow only in daylight or good artificial edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge caves in . light . • Do not operate the machine while • Do not mow on wet grass . Reduced under the influence of alcohol or drugs . traction could cause sliding . • Watch for traffic when operating near or • Do nottry to stabilize the machine by crossing roadways . putting your foot on the ground . • Use extra care when loading or • Do not use grass catcher on steep unloading the machine into a trailer or slopes . truck . CHILDREN • Data indicates that operators , age 60 Tragic accidents can occur if the operator years and above , are involved in a is not alert to the presence of children . large percentage of riding mower - Children are often attracted to the related injuries . These operators should machine and the mowing activity . Nevere evaluate their ability to operate the assume that children will remain wher riding mower safely enough to protect you last saw them . themselves and others from serious • Keep children out of the mowing area injury . and under the watchful care of another SLOPE OPERATION responsible adult . • Be alert and tum machine off if children Slopes are a major factor related to loss - enter the area . of - control and tipover accidents , which can result in severe injury or death . All • Before and when backing , look behind and down for small children . slopes require extra caution . If you cannot back up the slope or if you feel uneasy on • Never carry children . They may fall off it , do not mow it . and be seriously injured or interfere DO : with safe machine operation . • Never allow children to operate the • Mow up and down slopes , not across . machine . • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree limbs , etc . • Use extra care when approaching blind comers , shrubs , trees , or other objects • Watch tor holes , ruts , or bumps . Unevenll terrain could overturn the machine . Ta that may obscure vision . SERVICE grass can hide obstacles . • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so • Use extra care in handling gasoline that you will not have to stop or shift and other fuels . They are flammable while on the slope . and vapors are explosive . • Follow the manufacturer's recommen - Use only an approved container . dations for wheel weights or counter - Never remove gas cap or add fuel weights to improve stability . with the engine running . Allow engine to cool before refueling . Do • Use extra care with grass catchers or not smoke . other attachments . These can change Never refuel the machine indoors . the stability of the machine . Never store the machine or fuel • Keep all movement on the slopes slow container inside where there is an and gradual . Do not make sudden open flame , such as a water heater . changes in speed or direction . • Never run a machine inside a closed • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If area . tires lose traction , disengage the blades and proceed slowly straight down the slope . 3
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• Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade • Grass catcher components are subject attachment bolts , tight and keep to wear , damage , and deterioration , equipment in good condition . which could expose moving parts or • Never tamper with safety devices . allow objects to be thrown . Frequently Check their proper operation regulady . check components and replace with • Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or manufacturer's recommended pads , other debris build - up . Clean oil or fuel when necessary . spillage . Allow machine to cool before • Mower blades are sharp and can cut . stodng . Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and • Stop and inspect the equipment if you use extra caution when servicing them . stdke an object . Repair , if necessary , • Check brake operation frequently . before restarting . Adjust and service as required . • Never make adjustments or repairs with the engine running . • Be sure the area is clear of other • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree limbs , etc . people before mowing . Stop machine if anyone enters the area . • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Uneven terrain could overtum the • Never carry passengers or children even with the blades off . machine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so lutely necessary . Always look down that you will not have to stop or shift and behind before and while backing . while on the slope . • Never carry children . They may fall off • Avoid starting or Stoppingon a slope . If and be seriously injured or interfere tires lose traction , disengage the with safe machine operation . blades and proceed slowly straight • Keep children out of the mowing area down the slope . and under the watchful care of another • If machine stops while going uphill , responsible adult . disengage blades , shift into reverse • Be alert and tum machine off if children and back down slowly . enter the area . • Do not turn on slopes unless neces - • Before and when backing , look behind sary , and then , turn slowly and gradual - and down for small children . ly downhill , if possible . • Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , not across . _ Look for this symbol to point out _ CAUTION : TOW 0nly the attachments important safety precautions . It UmeansR that are recommended by and comply CAUTIONll ! BECOMEAWARE ! ! ! YO with specifications of the manUfacturer of your tractor . Use common sense when _ FETY IS INVOLVED . CAUTION . In order to prevent acciden - towing . Operate only at the lowest tal starting when setting up , transporting , possible speed when on a slope . Too adjusting or making repairs always heavy of a load , while on a slope , is disconnect spark plug wire and place wire dangerous . Tires can lose traction with the _ i / L _ re it cannot contact spark plug . ground and cause you to lose control of AUTION : Do not coast down a hill in Y _ uWtArarctoi ' . neutral , you may lose control of the tractor . RNING " The engine exhaust from this product contains chemicals known to the State of Califomia to cause cancer , 4birth defects , or other reproductive harm .
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MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT PRODUCT SPEClRCATIONS 3ASOLINE 3.5 GALLONS A Sears Maintenance Agreement is CAPACITY U NLEAD ED available on this product . Contact your _ , NDTYPE : REGULAR nearest Sears store for details . CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES OILTYPE SAE 30 ( ABOVE 32 ° F ) • Read and observe the safety rules . API - SF / SG / SH ) : SAE 5W - 30 • Follow a regular schedule in maintain ( BELOW 32 ° F ) ing , caring for and using your tractor . OIL CAPACITY : 3.0 PINTS • Follow the instructions under = Malnte _ SPARK PLUG : CHAMPION RJ19LM nance " and = Storage " sections of this OR J19LM GAP : . 030 " ) owner's manual . VALVE INTAKE : . 004 " - . 006 " _ I _ WARNING : This tractor is equipped CLEARANCE : EXHAUST : . 007 " - . 009 " with an internal combustion engine and GROUND SPEED FORWARD : should not be used on or near any I sT 1.2 ( MPH ) : unimproved forest - covered , brush - 2N ° 1.5 covered or grass - covered land Unless th 3R ° 2.3 engine's exhaust system is equipped wit . 4 TM 3.5 a spark arrester meeting applicable local 5 TM 4.8 or state laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is 6 TM 5.4 used , it should be maintained in effective REVERSE : 1.5 working order by the operator . In the state of California the above is TIRE PRESSURE : FRONT : 14 PSi required by law ( Section 4442 of the REAR : 10 PSI California Public Resources Code ) . Othe = CHARGING 3 AMPS BATTERY states may have similar laws . Federal SYSTEM : 5 AMPS laws apply on federal lands . A spark HEADLIGHTS arrester for the muffler is available BATTERY : AMP / HR : 30 through your nearest Sears Authorized MiN . CCA : 240 Service Center ( See REPAIR PARTS CASE SIZE : U 1R section of this manual ) . i 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 dependabiU - ty 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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I Steering Wheel O Stasdng 1 Wheel Insert ( 1 } large Flat Washer I1 ) Locknut 5 / 16 - 18 ( 1 ) Lockwasher 3 / 8 ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 4 Extension _ Steedng Wheel Steering Steering Shaft , C _ , Adapter Boot l Seat ( 1 ) Washer ( 1 } Shoulder8 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge Bolt 5 / 16 - 1 _ ( 1 ) Knob Keys Video Cassette C3 Slope Sheet ( 2 ) Keys 6
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Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all pads and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely . Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness . Review the video cassette before you begin . TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY • Assemble large flat washer , 3 / 8 lock washer , 3 / 8 hex bolt and tighten A socket wrench set Will make assembly securely . easier . Standard wrench sizes you need • Snap steering wheel insert into center are listed below . of steering wheel . ( 1 ) 9 / 16 " wrench ( 2 ) 1 / 2 " wrench • Remove protective materials from ( 1 ) Utility knife ( 1 ) Pliers tractor hood and grill . ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " socket with ( 1 ) Tire pressure IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any drive ratchet gauge staples in skid that may puncture tires When right or left hand is mentioned in where tractor is to roll off skid . this manual , it means , from your point of view , when you are in the operating Insert position ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM _ , / Lockwasher CARTON _ Large Flat UNPACK CARTON • Remove all accessible loose parts and parts boxes from shipping carton . Steering _ Steering • Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on Boot all four comers of shipping carton , and lay panels flat . Tabs Wheel • Check for any additional loose parts or Extension boxes and remove . Shaft _ ' Adapter BEFORE REMOVING TRACTOR FROM SKID _ 16 5 / 16 Locknut ATTACH STEERING WHEEL Bolt ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND BOOT • Slide extension shaft onto lower steering shaft . Align mounting holes in extension and lower shafts and install 5 / 16 hex bolt and Iocknut . Tighten securely . HOW TO SET UP YOUR TRACTOR • Place tabs of steering boot over tab CONNECT BATTERY slots in dash and push down to secure , INSTALL STEERING WHEEL Lift hood to raised position . If this battery is put into service after • Position front wheels of the tractor so month and year indicated on label they are pointing straight forward . ( label located between terminals ) • Remove steering wheel adapter from charge battery for minimum of one hour steering wheel and slide adapter onto at 6 - 10 amps . ( See " BA'I - rERY " in steering shaft extension . MAINTENANCE section of this manual • Position steering wheel so cross bars for charging instructions ) . are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide inside boot and onto adapter . 7
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TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See ÷ ° - " . _ . ; , * o - . . . . . Operation section for location and function of controls ) o , Label • Press lift lever plunger and raise attachment lift lever to its highest position . • Release parking brake by depressing clutch / brake pedal . • Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . • Roll tractor forward off skid . TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID WARNING : Before starting , read , under - INSTALL SEAT stand and follow all instructions in the Operation section of this manual . Be usurere Adjust seat before tightening adjustment tractor is in a well - ventilated area . Be s knob . the area in front of tractor is clear of other • Remove adjustment knob and flat people and objects . washer securing seat to cardboard • Be sure all the above assembly steps packing and set aside for assembly of have been completed . seat to tractor , • Check engine oil level arid fill fuel tank • Pivot seat upward and remove from the with gasoline . cardboard packing . Remove the • Sit on seat in operating position , carboard packing and discard . depress clutch / brake pedal and set the • Place seat on seat pan and assemble parking brake . shoulder bolt . Tighten shoulder bolt • Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) securely . position . • Assemble adjustment knob and flat • Press lift lever plunger and raise washer loosely . Do not tighten ; attachment lift lever to its highest • Lower seat into operating position and sit on seat . position . • Start the engine . After engine has • Slide seat until a comfortable position is started , move throttle control to idle reached which allows you to press position . clutch _ rake pedal all the way down . • Depress clutch / brake pedal into full • Get off seat without moving its adjusted ' BRAKE " position and hold . Move position . gearshift lever to 1st gear . • Raise seat and tighten adjustment knob • Slowly release clutch / brake pedal and securely . Seat slowly drive tractOroff skid . • Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking brake and place gearshift lever in neutral position . Shoulder _ I • Tum ignition key to " OFF " position . Continue with the instructions that follow . Seat Pan INSTALL MULCHER PLATE ( If prevlously removed ) • Raise and hold deflector shield in upright position . • Place front of mulcher plate over front of mower deck opening and slide into Knob place , as shown . • Hook front latch into hole on front of NOTE : You may now roll or drive your mower d _ ck . tractor off the skid . Follow the appropriate • Hook rear latch into hole on back of instructionbelow to remove the tractor mower deck . from the skid , 8
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_ CAUTION : Do not remove deflector ttCHECKLIST shield from mower . Raise and hold shield Before you operate and enjoy your new when attaching mulcher plate and allow it tractor , we wish to assure that you receive to rest on plate while in operation . the best performance and satisfaction from this quality product . Deflector Please review the following checklist : , / All assembly instructions have been completed . / No remaining loose parts in carton . , / Battery is properly prepared and charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . , / Seat is adjusted comfortably and Shiel _ date MulHcohoerksLatch tightened securely . , / All tires are propedy inflated . ( For shipping purposes , the tires were ovefinfleted at the factory ) . TO CONVERT TO BAGGING OR , / Be sure mower deck is properly leveled DISCHARGING side - to - side / front - to - rear for best cutting results . ( Tires must be propedy inflated Simply remove mulcher plate and store in a safe place . Your mower is now ready for for leveling ) . / Check mower and drive belts . Be sure discharging or installation of optional they are routed properly around pulleys grass catcher accessory . and inside all belt keepers . NOTE : it is not necessary to change blades . The mulcher blades are designed / Check wiring . See that all connections are still secure and wires are propedy for discharging and bagging also . clamped . CHECK TIRE PRESSURE While learning how to use your tractor , The tires on your tractor were overinflated pay extra attention to the following at the factory for shipping purposes . important items : Correct tire pressure is important for best , / Engine oil is at proper level . cutting performance . , ( Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in regular unleaded , g . asoline . = PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section , / Become familiar with all controls - their of this manual . location and function . Operate them CHECK DECK LEVELNESS before you start the engine . For best cutting results , mower housing , / Be sure brake system is in safe operat - should be properly leveled . See = TO ing condition . LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . CHECK FOR PROPER PosmoN OF ALL BELTS See the figures that are shown for replacing motion and mower blade ddve belts in the Service and Adjustments 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 properly adjusted , See = TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual .
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These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product . Leam and understand their meaning . BATTERY CAUTION OR REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW WARNING ENGINE ON ENGINE OFF OIL PRESSURE LIGHTS ON OVER TEMP LIGHT FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWER LIFT LOCKED H L ATTACHMENT REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW PARKING BRAKE CLUTCH ENGAGED ATTACHMENT KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS IGNITION CLUTCH DISENGAGED ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) FREE WHEEL DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( AutomaticModelsonly ) 10
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KNOWYOURTRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUALAND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRACTOR Compare the illustrationswith your tractor to _ amiliarize yoursel _ with the locations of various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . Attachment Light Clutch Lever Ignition Ammeter Switch Choke Control Lift Lever Throttle Attachment Control _ Lift Lever Clutch / Brake Pedal Height Adjustmenl Indicator Parking Brake Gearshift Lever I Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . I ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER : Used GEARSHIFT LEVER : Selects the speed and direction of tractor . to engage the mower blades , or other ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER : Usedto attachments mounted to your tractor . raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck LIGHT SWITCH : " rums the headlights on and off . or other attachments mounted to your tractor . THROTTLE CONTROL : Used for starting LIFT LEVER PLUNGER : Used to release and controlling engine speed . CHOKE CONTROL : Used when starting attachment lift lever when changing its a cold engine . position . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL : Used for IGNITION SWITCH : Used for starting and stopping the engine . declutching and braking the tractor and starting the engine . AMMETER : Indicates battery charging PARKING BRAKE : Locks clutch / brake ( + ) or discharging ( - ) . pedal into the brake position . 11
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The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes , which can result in severe eye damage . Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your tractor or performing any adjustments or repairs . We recommend a wide vision safety mask over spectacles , or standard safety glasses . HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR • Tum ignition kay to = OFF " position and TO SET PARKING BRAKE remove key . Always remove key when leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized Your tractor is equipped with an operator use , presence sensing switch . When engine • Never use choke to stop engine . is running , any attempt by the operator to IMPORTANT : Leaving the ignition switch leave the seat without first setting the in any position other than = OFF " will parking brake will shut off the engine . cause the battery to be discharged , • Depress clutch / brake pedal into full ( dead ) . " BRAKE " position and hold . NOTE : Under certain conditions when • Place parking brake lever in = EN - tractor is standing idle with the engine GAGED " position and release pressure running , hot engine exhaust gases may from clutch / brake pedal . Pedal should cause = browning " of grass . To eliminate remain in = BRAKE " position . Make this possibility , always stop engine when sure parking brake will hold tractor stopping tractor on grass areas . secure . _ CAUTION : Always stop tractor Choke Control AttachmentClutchLever completely , as described above , before • Engaged " Position leaving the operator's position ; to empty Throttle " Disengaged " grass catcher , etc . Control Poei _ on THROTTLE CONTROL Always operate engine at full throttle . Parking Brake • Operating engine at less than full throttle reduces the battery charging rate , Position • Full throttle offers the best bagging and mower performance . CHOKE CONTROL Use choke control whenever you are ' Disengaged " Lever starting a cold engine . Do not use to start Position " Brake " a warm engine . Position • To engage choke control , pull knob out . STOPPING Slowly push knob in to disengage . MOWER BLADES - TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD The direction and speed of movement is • To stop mower blades , move attach - ment clutch lever to " DISENGAGED " controlled by the gearshift lever . • Start tractor with clutch / brake pedal position . depressed and gearshift lever in GROUND DRIVE - neutral ( N ) position . • To stop ground drive , depress clutch / • Move gearshift lever to desired brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position . position . • Move gearshift lever to neutral ( N ) • Slowly release clutch / brake pedal to position . start movement . ENGINE - IMPORTANT : Bdng tractor to a complete stop before shifting or changing gears . • Move throttle control to slow position . Failure to do so will shorten the useful life NOTE : Failure to move throttle controlto of your transaxle . slow position and allowing engine to idle before stopping may cause engine to " backfire " . 12
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TO OPERATE MOWER TO ADJUST MOWER cuTr | NG HEIGHT Your tractor is equipped with an operet ( presence sensing switch . Any attempt b , The position of the attachment lift lever the operator to leave the seat with the determines the cutting height . engine running and the attachment clutc • Grasp lift lever . engaged will shut off the engine . • Press plunger with thumb and move • Select desired height of cut . lever to desired position . • Start mower blades by engaging The cutting height range is approxi - attachment clutch control . mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " . The heights are • TO STOP MOWER BLADES - disen - measured from the ground to the blade tip gage attachment clutch control . with the engine not running . These heights are approximate and may vary ACAUTION : Do not operate the mowero without either the entire grass catcner , depending upon soil conditions , height of mowers so equipped , or the deflector grass and types of grass being mowed . shield in place . • The average lawn should be cut to approximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the Attachment Clutch Attachment Lift Lev cool season and to over 3 inches Lever High Position during hot months . For healthier and Position better looking lawns , mow often and after moderate growth . Low • For best cutting performance , grass Position Position over 6 inches in height should be mowed twice . Make the first cut relatively high ; the second to desired height . TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS Gauge wheels are pi'opedy adjusted when they are slightly off the ground when mower is at the desired cutting height in operating position . Gauge TO OPERATE ON HILLS wheels then keep the deck in proper _ CAUTION : Do not drive up or down position to help prevent scalping in most hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and do terrain conditions . not drive across any slope . A slope guide * Adjust gauge wheels with tractor on a at the back of your manual is provided for flat level surface . your use . . Adjust mower to desired cutting height • Choose the slowest speed before ( See " TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING starting up or down hills . HEIGHT " in the Operation section of this • Avoid stopping or changing speed on manual ) . hills . • With mower in desired height of cut • If slowing is necessary , move throttle position , gauge wheels should be control lever to slower position . assembled so they are slightly off the • If stopping is absolutely necessary , ground . Install gauge wheel in appro - push clutch / brake pedal quickly to priate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / 8 brake position and engage parking washer , and 3 / 8 - 16 lecknut and tighten brake . secure _ . • Move gearshift lever to 1st gear . Be • Repeat for opposite side installing sure you have allowed room for tractor gauge wheel in same adjustment hole . to roll slightly as you restart movement . • To restart movement , slowly release parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . Bracket • Make all turns slowly . 3 / 8 - 16 Locknut . 3 / 8 Shoulder Gauge Wheel 13
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TO TRANSPORT ADD GASOUNE • Raise attachment lift to highest position • Fill fuel tank . Use fresh , clean , regular with attachment lift control . unleaded gasoline with a minimum of • When pushing or towing your tractor , 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline will be sure gearshift lever is in neutral ( N ) increase carbon and lead oxide position . deposits and reduce valve life ) . Do not • Do not push or tow tractor at more than mix oil with gasoline . Purchase fuel in five ( 5 ) MPH . quantities that can be used within 30 NOTE : To protect hood from damage days to assure fuel freshness . when transporting your tractor on a truck IMPORTANT : When operating in tem - or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and peratures below 32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , secured to tractor . Use an appropriate clean winter grade gasoline to help means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , insure good cold weather starting . etc . ) . _ WARNING : Experience indicates that alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or TOWING CARTS AND OTHER using ethanol or methanol ) can attract A'I - I'ACHMENTS moisture which leads to separation and Tow only the attachments that are formation of acids during storage . Acidic recommended by and comply with gas can damage the fuel system of an specifications of the manufacturer of your engine while in storage . To avoid engine tractor . Use common sense when towing . problems , the fuel system should be Too heavy of a load , while on a slope , is emptied before storage of 30 days or dangerous . Tires can lose traction with longer . Drain the gas tank , start the the ground and cause you to lose control engine and let it run until the fuel lines of your tractor . and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE next season . See Storage Instructionsfor additional information . Never use engine CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel • The engine in your tractor has been tank or permanent damage may occur . shipped , from the factory , already filled ACAUTION : Fill to bottom of gas tank with summer weight oil . filler neck . Do not overfill . Wipe off any • Check engine oil with tractor on level spilled oil or fuel . Do not store , spill or use ground . gasoline near an open flame . • Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe dean , relnsert the dipstick and screw cap tight , wait for a few seconds , remove and read oil level . If neces - sary , add oil until = FULL " mark on dipstick is reached . Do not overfill . • For cold weather operation you should change oil for easier starting ( See = OIL VISCOSITY CHART " in the Mainten - ance section of this manual ) . • To change engine oil , see the Mainten - ance section in this manual . 14
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TO START ENGINE COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F ANC BELOW ) When starting the engine for the first time or if the engine has run out of fuel , it will • When engine starts , slowly push choke take extra cranking time to move fuel from control in until the engine begins to rur the tank to the engine . smoothly . Continue to push the choke • Sit on seat in operating position , • control in small steps allowing the depress clutch / brake pedal and set engine to accept small changes in speed and load , until the choke control parking brake . • Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) is fully in . If the engine starts to run position . roughly , pull the choke control out • Move attachment clutch to = DISEN - slightly for a few seconds and then GAGED " position . continue to push the control in slowly . • Move throttle control to fast position This may require an engine warm - up • Pull choke control out for a cold engine period from several seconds to several start attempt . For a warm engine start minutes , depending on the tempera - ture . attempt the choke control may not be needed . • The attachments can be used during NOTE : Before starting , read the warm and the engine warm - up period and may cold starting procedures below . require the choke control be pulled out slightly . • Insert key into ignition and turn key clockwise to " START " position and NOTE : A high altitude ( above 3000 feet ) release key as soon as engine starts . or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) the Do not run starter continuously for more carburetor fuel mixture may need to be than fifteen seconds per minute . If the adjusted for best engine performance . See " 1 " O ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the engine does not start after several attempts , push choke control in , wait a Service and Adjustments section of this manual . few minutes and try again . If engine still does not start , pull the choke control out and retry . WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° FAND ABOVE ) • When engine starts , slowly push choke control in until the engine begins to run smoothly . If the engine starts to run roughly , pull the choke control out slightly for a few seconds and then continue to push the control in slowly . • The attachments and ground drive can now be used . If the engine does not accept the load , restart the engine and allow it to warm up for one minute using the choke as described above . 15
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MOWINGIIPS MULCHING MOWING TIPS • Mower should be properly leveled for IMPORTANT : For best performance , best mowing performance . See ' TO keep mower housing free of built - up grass LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the and trash . Clean after each use . Service and Adjustments section of this • The special mulching blade will recut manual ; the grass clippings many times and • The left hand side of mower should be reduce them in size so that as they fall used for trimming . onto the lawn they will disperse into the • Drive so that clippings are discharged grass and not be noticed . Also , the onto the area that has been cut . Have mulched grass will biodegrade quickly the cut area to the right of the machine . to provide nutdents for the lawn . This will result in a more even distribu - Always mulch with your highest engine tion of Clippings and more uniform ( blade ) speed as this will provide the cutting . best recutting action of the blades . • When mowing large areas , start by • Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . turning to the right so that clippings will Wet grass tends to form clumps and discharge away from shrubs , fences , interferes with the mulching action . The driveways , etc . After one or two best time to mow your lawn is the sady rounds , afternoon . At this time the grass has mow in the opposite direction making dried and the newly cut area will not be left hand tums until finished exposed to the direct sun . • If grass is extremely tall , it should be • For best results , adjust the mower mowed twice to reduce load and cutting height so that the mower cuts off possible fire hazard from dried clip - only the top one - third of the grass pings . Make first cut relatively high ; the blades . For extremely heavy mulching , second to the desired height . reduce your width of cut on each pass • Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet and mow slowly . grass will plug mower and leave • Certain types of gress and grass undesirable clumps . Allow grass todry conditions may require that an area be before mowing . mulched a second time to completely • Always operate engine at full throttle hide the clippings . When doing a when mowing to assure better mowing second cut , mow across or perpendicu - performance and proper discharge of lar to the first cut path . matedal . Regulate ground speed by • Change your cutting pattern from week to week . Mow north to south one week selecting a low enough gear to give the mower the best cutting performance as then change to east to west the next well as the quality of cut desired . week . This will help prevent matting • When operating attachments , select a and graining of the lawn . ground speed that will suit the terrain and give bast performance of the attachment being used . • J 16
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MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE . , , _ ' , _ @ " J . _ . , _ . / _ . _ / _ . _ ' " _ ' _ , . _ . Ch _ ckOperJtorPrnsenceand T tmdo _ Sy _ m _ V ' R c _ o _ io , ; . o + . _ : , , _ , - , IV ' V ' , V ' A SI _ I _ o _ VRepl _ e MOwer Blad _ s _ 4 T Lu _ DdcationCl'mrl ll _ 0 C _ eckBatter / Level l _ e R C . = n Battery and Tonnlnals _ CheckTransaxleCooling l _ Adjust Blade Belt ( s ) Teflon ! _ # s AdjustMoltonDriveBalt ( s ) Tension Ks Check Engine 0 _ 1Level _ li _ E _ Air Fgter _ : _ N ann Air Screen I _ ' = ReplaceOilFilter ( If _ Idl _ . _ . = N Qean EngineCooingFins R _ = e S _ rkP _ _ , 2 t / Rep ! a _ e Air Filter P & per Cartridge _ 2 Replace Fuel Filter 1 - ChMIg _ morn oiler when eCMMklg Lmdl _ I helvy k _ d o _ kl hlgll Irnbkml temPer _ weL S - If e _ oed Wth Iid _ ltlb _ Wstem . 2 - S _ n _ mo _ e 04 _ mwtt4mOp _ l _ g In dl _ or d _ lMlf ¢ @ 41d11 _ . _ - _ tot _ li _ ik'ld il _ lpp41d k _ f _ p _ ail _ t _ n _ o - _ fa _ b _ 11f _ . 4 - I _ ohice b _ 4Hi morn _ dten _ mo _ ng In ur _ y _ d , DOn _ 4 _ l _ 9ht + , n , LUBRICATION CHART GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS The warranty on this tractor does not _ ) Spindle - Spindle _ ) cover items that have been subjected to Zerk Zerk operator abuse or negligence . To receive ( _ Front _ ) full value from the warranty , operator must Wheel maintain tractor as instructed in this Bearing - _ Beadng manual . Zerk Zerk Some adjustments will need to be made 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 _ - " Gearshlf spark plug , clean or replace air filter , . . . . * ' - - - J Pivots and check blades and belts for wear . A Q ) SAE 30 or 10w30 motor oil new spark plug and clean air filter _ ) General Purpose Grease assure proper air - fuel mixture and help _ ) Refer to Maintenance = ENGINE " your engine run better and last longer . Section BEFORE EACH USE IMPORTANT : Do not oll or grease the • Check engine oil level . pivot points which have special nylon • Check brake operation . bearings . Viscous lubricants will attractf • Check tire pressure . dust and dirt that will shorten the life o the • Check operator presence and interlock , self - lubricatieg besdngs . If you feel they systems for proper operation . must be lubricated , use only a dry , pow - • Check for loose fasteners . dered graphite type lubricant sparingly . 17
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• Install new or resharpened blade with trailing edge up towards deck as Always observe safety rules when shown . peflorming any maintenance . IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assembly , BRAKE OPERATION center hole isn blade must align with star If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet on mandrel assembly . stopping distance at high speed in • Reassemble hex bolt , lock washer and highest gear , then brake must be ad - flat washer in exact order as shown . justed . ( See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the • Tighten bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . Service and Adjustments section of this torque ) . manual ) . IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is Grade 8 heat TIRES treated . • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires Trailing Up Mandrel Assembly Blade Center ( See " PRODUCT SPECIFiCATiONS " Hole section of this manual ) . Ftst Washer • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect control chemicals which can harm Lock rubber . • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp _ ' - Hex Bolt objects and other hazards that may cause tire damage . ° A Grade 8 heat treated bolt can be identified NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent by six lines on the bolt head . flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant TO SHARPEN BLADE may be purchased from your local parts NOTE : We do not recommend sharpening dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry blade , but if you do , be sure the blade is rot and corrosion . balanced . OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM Care should be taken to keep the blade Be surethat operator presence and balanced . An unbalanced blade will interlock systems are working propedy . If cause excessive vibration and eventual your tractor does not function as de - damage to mower and engine . scribed below , repair the problem • The blade can be sharpened with a file immediately . or on a grinding wheel . Do not attempt • The engine should not start unless the to sharpen while it is on the mower . clutch / brake pedal is fully depressed • To check blade balance , you will need and attachment clutch control is in the a 5 / 8 " diameter steel belt , pin , or a cone disengaged position . balancsr . ( When using a cone bal - • When the engine is running , any ancer , follow the instructions supplied attempt by the operator to leave the with balancer ) . seat without first setting the parking NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing brake should 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 . attachment clutch is engaged , any • Slide blade onto an unthreaded portion attempt by the operator to leave the of the steel bolt or pin and hold the bolt seat should shut off the engine . or pin parallel with the ground . If blade • The attachment clutch should never is balanced , it should remain in a operate unless the operator is in the horizontal position . If either end of the seat . blade moves downward , sharpen the BLADE CARE heavy end until the blade is balanced . For best results mower blades must be kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged blades . 5 / 8 " BoR BLADE REMOVAL or Pin _ . Blade • Raise mower to highest position to allow access to blades . Center Hole • Remove hex belt , lock washer and flat washer secudng blade . 18
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BATTERY NOTE : Although mulli - viscosity oils ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) improve starting in Your tractor has a battery charging system which is sufficient for normal use , How - cold weather , these mulli - viscosity oils will result in increased oil consumption ever , pedodic charging of the battery with when used above 32 ° F . Check your an automotive charger will extend its life . engine oil level more frequently to avoid • Keep battery and terminals clean . possible engine damage from running • Keep battery bolls tight . low on oil . • Keep small vent holes open . Change the oil after every 25 hours of • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . operation or at least once a year if the NOTE : The original equipment battery on tractor is not used for 25 hours in one your tractor is maintenance free . Do not year . attempt to open or remove caps or covers . Check the crankcase oil level before Adding or checking level of electrolyte is starting the engine and after each eight not necessary . ( 8 ) hours of operation . Tighten oil fill cap / TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS dipstick securely each time you check th _ Corrosion and dirt on the battery and oil level . terminals can cause the battery to " leak " TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL power . Determine temperature range expected • Remove terminal guard . before oil change . All oil must meet API • Disconnect BLACK battery cable first service classification SF , SG or SH . then RED battery cable and remove • Be sure tractor is on level surface . battery from tractor . • Oil will drain more freely when warm . • Rinse the battery with plain water and • Catch oil in a suitable container . dry . • Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful • Clean terminals and battery cable ends not to allow dirt to enter the engine with wire brush until bright . when changing oil . • Coat terminals with grease or petro - • Remove drain plug . leum jelly . • After oil has drained completely , • Reinstall battery ( See " REPLACING BATTERY " in the SERVICE AND replace oil drain plug and tighten ADJUSTMENTS section of this manu - securely . • Refill engine with oil through oil fill al ) . V - BELTS dipstick tube . Pour slowly . Do not overfill . For approximate capacity see Check V - belts for deterioration and wear " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section after 100 hours of operation and replace of this manual . if necessary . The belts are not adjustable . • Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for Replace belts if they begin to slip from checking level . Be sure dipstick cap is wear . tightened securely for accurate TRANSAXLE COOLING reading . Keep oil at " FULL " line on Keep transaxle free from build - up of dirt dipstick , and chaff which can restrict cooling . Air Screen ENGINE 011Drain . . . . . . . . . . _ = / _ _ . _ LUBRICATION Only use high quality detergent oil rated Plug _ . . with API service classification SF , SG or SH . Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade Oil Fill Cap / Dipstick / _ y _ according to your expected operating temperature . CLEAN AIR SCREEN SAE VISCO _ I _ GRADES Air screen must be kept free of dirt and chaff to prevent engine damage from overheating . Clean with a wire brush or - 20 " compressed air to remove dirt and - 20 * - 10 " 0 " 10 " TEMPERATURE RANGE ANTIQ PATED BEFORE NEXT OIL CHNdGE stubborn dded gum fibers . 19
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ENGINE COOLING RNS IMPORTANT : Petroleum solvents , such as kerosene , are not to be used to clean Remove any dust , dirt or oil from engine the cartridge . They may cause detedora - cooling fins to prevent engine damage tion of the cartddge . Do not oil cartridge . from overheating . Air guide covers must Do not use pressudzed air to clean or dry be removed . Remove side panels and cartddge . hood ( See " TO REMOVE HOOD ANDand GRILL ASSEMBLY " in the Service Cover Knob Adjustments section of this manual ) . Cartridge Top Air Guide Wing Nut Plate C ° VE _ gine COO _ " Foam Pre - Cleaner Cartridge Cover AirScre _ ( Both Bides ) MUFFLER inspect and replace corroded muffler and AIR FILTER spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could Your engine will not run propedy using a create a fire hazard and / or damage . dirty air filter . Clean the foam pre - clsaner SPARK PLUGS after every 25 hours of operation or every Replace spark plugs at the beginning of season . Service paper cartridge every each mowing season or alter every 100 100 hours of operation or every season , hours of operation , whichever occurs first . whichever occurs first . Spark plug type and gap setting are Service air cleaner more often under shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " dusty conditions . section of this manual . • Remove knob ( s ) and cover . IN - LINE FUEL FILTER TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER The fuel filter should be replaced once • Slide foam pre - cleaner off cartridge . each season . If fuel filter becOmes • Wash it in liquiddetergent and water . clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbure - • Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . tor , replacement is required . • Saturate it in engine oil . Wrap it in • With engine cool , remove filter and plug clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to fuel line sections , remove excess oil . • Place new fuel filter in position in fuel • If very dirty or damaged , replace pre - line with arrow pointing towards cleaner . carburetor . • Reinstall pre - cleaner over cartridge . • Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and • Reinstall cover and secure with clamps are propedy positioned . knob ( s ) . • Immediately wipe up any spilled TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE gasoline ; • Remove wing nuts and cartridge plate . • Carefully remove cartridge to prevent debds from entedng carburetor . • Clean cartridge by tapping gently on flat surface . If very dirtyor damaged , replace cartridge . • Reinstall cartridge plate , wing nuts , precleaner , cover and secure with knob ( s ) . 2O
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CLEANING We do not recommend using a garden hose to clean your tractor unless the • Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . electrical system , muffler , air filter and of ell foreign matter . carburetor are covered to keep water out . • Keep finished surfaces and wheels free Water in engine can result in a shortened of all gasoline , oil , etc . engine life . • Protect painted surfaces with automo - tive type wax . ACAUTION : Before performing any service or adjustments : • Depress clutcWbrake pedal fully and set parking brake . • Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . • Place attachment clutch in = DISENGAGED " position . • Tum ignition key = OFF " and remove key . • Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped . • Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . TRACTOR • Raise lift lever to raise suspension arms . Slide mower out from under TO REMOVE MOWER tractor . Mower will be easier to remove from the IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than right side of tractor . the mower deck is to be mounted on the • Place attachment clutch in = DISEN - tractor , remove the front links and hook GAGED " position . the clutch spring onto square hole in • Move attachment lift lever forward to frame . lower mower to its lowest position . TO INSTALL MOWER • Roll belt off engine pulley . • Raise attachment lift lever to its highest • Remove small retainer spring , and lift position . clutch spring off pulley bolt . • Slide mower under tractor with dis - • Remove large retainer spring , slide charge guard to right side of tractor . collar off and push housing guide out of • Lower lift lever to its lowest position . bracket . • Install mower in reverse order of • Disconnect anti - swaybar from chassis removal instructions . bracket by removing retainer spring . • Disconnect suspension arms from rear deck brackets by removing retainer spdngs . • Disconnect front links from deck by removing retainer spdngs . Small Retainer ; J " ' : " _ - Square Hole Suspension Arms Engine Pulley Clutch Retainer AnU - Swa _ Springs ( Both Sides ) Housing Guide Urge ; prig 21
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TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING • Before making any necessary adjust - ments , check that both front linksare Adjust the mower while tractor is parked equal in length . Both links should be on level ground or ddveway . Make sure approximately 10 - 3 / 8 " . tires are propody inflated ( See = PROD - UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this • If links are not equal in length , adjust one link to same length as other link . manual ) . If tiros are over or • To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " undednflated , you will not propedy adjust on both front links an equal number of your mower . tums . SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT • When distance = D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower • RaLse mower to its highest position . at front than roar , tighten nuts = F " • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , against trunnion on both front links . measure height from bottom edge of • To raise front of mower , loosen nut = F " mower to ground . Distance " A " on both from trunnion on both front links . sides of mower should be the same or Tighten nut " E " on both front links an within I / 4 " of each other . equal number of tums . • If adjustment is necessary , make • When distance = D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower adjustment on one side of mower only . at front than roar , tighten nut = F " against • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift trunnion on both front links . link adjustment nut on that side . • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift Mandrel link adjustment nut on that side . NOTE : Each full tum of adjustment nut will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . • Recheck measurements after adjusting . Bottom Edge _ _ _ _ _ Bottom Edge of Mowerto _ _ t _ [ - - - - - - - lL _ \ of Mowerto Both Front Links Should be Equal in Length Gr ° und X _ . _ _ . _ _ . . _ 0 = und = _ oh _ Suspensi ° n Nut = E " Nut " F ' _ Nut FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT Tmrmion f IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to - side . If the following front - to - beck adjust - Front Links ment is necessary , be sure to adjust both front links equally so mower will stay TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE level side - to - side . BELT ( See lUustration Next Page ) To bbtain the best cutting results , the The mower blade drive belt may he moWer housing should be adjusted so replaced without tools . Park the tractor on that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 112 " level surface . Engage parking brake . lower than the roar when the mower is in BELT REMOVAL - its highest position . Check adjustment on right side of tractor . • Remove mower from tractor ( See = ' 1 " O Measure distance UD " directly in front and REMOVE MOWER " in this section of behind the mandrel at bottom edge of this manual ) . mower housing as shown . • Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and idler pulleys . • Pull belt away from mower . 22
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BELTINSTALLATION - TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT • Install new belt in reverse order of Park the tractor on level surface . Engage removal . parking brake . For assistance , there is a • Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves belt installation guide decal on bottom side of left footrest . and inside all belt guides . • Install mower in reverse order of • Remove mower ( See = TO REMOVE removal instructions . MOWER " in this section of this manual . / • Remove belt from stationary idler and Mandrel Idler Pulleys clutching idler . • Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . Remove belt upwards from transaxle pulley by deflecting belt keepers . • Pull belt toward front of tractor and remove downwards from around engine pulley . • Install new belt by reversing above procedure . Engine , TO ADJUST BRAKE Pulley Your tractor is equipped with an adjust - able brake system which is mounted on Clutching Idler the right side of the transaxle . { f tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet stopping distance at high speed in Stationary f Idler highest gear , then brake must be ad - justed . Transaxle • Depress clutch / brake pedal and engage parking brake . • Measure distance between brake operating arm and nut = A " on brake rod . Pulley • If distance is other than 1 - 112 " , loosen jam nut and turn nut " A " until distance becomes 1 - 1 / 2 " . Retighten jam nut TRANSAXLE GEAR SHIFT LEVER against nut " A " . ADJUSTMENT • Road test tractor for proper stopping The transaxla should be in neutral when distance as stated above . Readjust if the gear shift lever is in neutral ( N ) ( lock necessary . If stopping distance is still gate ) position . The adjustment is preset at greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest gear , the factory ; however , if adjustment is further maintenance is necessary . needed , proceed as follows : Contact your nearest authorized • Make sure transaxle is in neutral ( N ) . service center / department . NOTE : When the tractor rear wheels move freely , the transaxle is in neutral . With Parking Brake • Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the " Engaged " right rear wheel . • Position the gear shift lever in the Nut ' A ' neutral ( N ) position . • Tighten adjustment bolt securely . NOTE : If additional clearance is needed / am Nut to get to adjustment bolt , move mower deck height to the lowest position . O _ Operating Arm 23
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TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK Gearshift Lever Neutral Lock Gate BATrERY _ CAUTION : Lead - acid batteries generate explosive gases . Keep sparks , flame and smoking materials away from batteries . Always wear eye protection when around batteries . / Adjustment If your battery is too weak to start the engine , it should be recharged . ( Seection " BATTERY " inthe MAINTANCE se of TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL this manual ) . ALIGNMENT If = jumper cables " are used for emergency If steering wheel crossbars are not starting , follow this procedure : horizontal ( left to right ) when wheels are IMPORTANT : Your tractor Is equipped positioned straight forward , remove with a 12 volt negative grounded system . steering wheel and reassemble per The other vehicle must also be a 12 volt instructions in the Assembly section of this negative grounded system . Do not use manual , your tractor battery to start other vehicles . FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - The front wheel toe - in and camber are not • Connect each end of the RED cable to adjustable on your tractor . If damage has the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each occurred to affect the front wheel toe - in or battery , taking care not to short against camber , contact your nearest authorized chassis . service center / department , • Connect one end of the BLACK cable TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal of fully • Block up axle securely . charged battery . • Remove axle cover , retaining ring and • Connect the other end of the BLACK washers to allow wheel removal ( rear cable to good CHASSIS GROUND , wheel contains a square key - Do not away from fuel tank and battery . lose ) . TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE • Repair tire and reassemble . ORDER - • On rear wheels only : align grooves in rear wheel hub and axle . Insert square • BLACK cable first from chassis and key . then from the fully charged battery . • RED cable last from both batteries . • 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 from your local parts dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . " Positive " ( + ) ' Negative " ( - ) Washers Retaining Ring I Axle Cover Square Key ( Rear Wheel Only ) 24
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TO REPLACE FUSE REPLACING BATTERY Replace with 15 amp automotive - type _ CAUTION : Do not short battery plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located terminals by allowing a wrench or any behind the dash . other object to contact both terminals at the same time . Before connecting battery , TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL remove metal bracelets , wristwatch ASSEMBLY bands , rings , etc . • Raise hood . Positive terminal must be connected first • Unsnap headlight wire connector . to prevent sparking from accidental • Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood al grounding . sides , tilt toward engine and lift off of • Lift hood to raised position . tractor . • Remove terminal guard . • To replace , reverse above procedures • Disconnect BLACK battery cable then RED battery cable and carefully < \ remove battery from tractor . \ . • Install new battery with terminals in . eed , , ht same position as old battery , 1 . . _ - - _ Wire Connector • Reinstall terminal guard . • Firstconnect RED battery cable to positive ( + ) battery terminal with hex bolt and keps nut as shown . Tighten securely . ENGINE • Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative ( - ) battery terminal with Maintenance , repair , or replacement of remaining hex bolt and keps nut . the emission control devices and system , , Tighten securely . which are being done at the customers • Close terminal access doors . expense , may be performed by any non - • Close hood . road engine repair establishment or Keps individual . Warranty repairs must be Terminal . . . . - . - - . . - . . . . . performed by an authorized engine Access - , - manufacturer's service outlet . TO ADJUST THROTTLE CONTROL _ osltive CABLE The throttle control has been preset at the factory and adjustment should not be Terminal necessary . Check adjustment as da - Guard Cable scribed below before loosening cable . If adjustment is necessary , proceed as follows : TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB • With engine not running , move throttle • Raise hood . control lever to fast position . • Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the • Check that swivel is against side of backside of the grill . quarter circle . If it is not , loosen cable • Replace bulb in holder and push bulb clamp screw and pull cable back until holder securely back into the hole in the swivel is against quarter circle . Tighten backside of the gdll . cable clamp screw securely . • Close hood . TO ADJUST CHOKE CONTROL INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS The choke control has been preset at the Loose or damaged wiring may cause your factory and adjustment should not be tractor to run poorly , stop running , or necessary . Check adjustment as de - prevent it from starting . scdbed below before loosening cable . If • Check widng . See electrical wiring adjustment is necessary , proceed as diagram in the Repair Parts section . follows : • With engine not running , move choke control ( located on dash panel ) to full choke position . 25
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FINAL SETTING - • Remove air cleaner cover , filter and cadddge plate to expose carburetor • Start engine and allow to warm for five choke ( see " AIR FILTER " in the minutes . Make final adjustments with Maintenance section of this manual ) . engine running and shift / motion control • Choke should be closed . If it is not , lever in neutral ( N ) position . loosen casing clamp screw and move • With throttle control lever in slow choke cable until choke is completely position , hold throttle lever against idle closed . Tighten casing clamp screw speed screw and adjust idle speed securely . screw to obtain 1200 to 1400 RPM . • Reassemble air cleaner . • While still holding throttle lever against idle speed screw , turn idle mixture screw in ( clockwise ) until engine begins Clamp Screw _ to die and then tum out ( counterclock - wise ) until engine runs rough . Turn Quarter Circle screw to a point midway between those two positions . • Continue to hold throttle lever against idle speed screw and adjust idle speed screw to obtain 900 to 1200 RPM . Swivel Release throttle lever . ACCELERATION TEST - • Move throttle control lever from slow to fast position . If engine hesitates or dies , turn idle mixture screw out ( counter - clamp . I clockwise ) 1 / 8 tum . Repeat test and " ' - - Choke Lever continue to adjust , if necessary , until Screw _ engine accelerates smoothly . High speed stop is factory adiusted . Do TO ADJUST CARBURETOR not adjust - damage may result . IMPORTANT : . Never tamper with the The carburetor has been preset at the engine governor , which is factory set for factory and adjustment should not be proper engine speed . Overspesding the necessary . However , minor adjustment engine above the factory high speed may be required to compensate for setting can be dangerous . If you think the differences in fuel , temperature , altitude or engine - govemed high speed needs load . If the carburetor does need adjust - adjusting , contact your nearest authorized ment , proceed as follows : service center / department , which has In general , tuming the mixture screw In proper equipment and experience to ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of fuel make any necessary adjustments . to the engine giving a leaner fuel / air mixture . Turning the mixture screw out ldle Speed ( counterclockwise ) increases the supply crew of fuel to the engine giving a richer fuel / air Idle Mixture mixture . Screw IMPORTANT : Damage to the needles and the seats in carburetor may result it screw hrottle Lever is tumed in too tight . PRELIMINARY SETTING - Idle Speed • Be sure you have a clean air filter , and the throttle control cable and choke are Screw adjusted properly ( see above ) . • With engine off tum idle mixture screw Throttle Mixture Lever In ( clockwise ) closing it finger tight and then turn out ( counterclockwise ) 1 - 1 / 4 to 1 - 112 turns . 26
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Immediately prepare your tractor for Also , experience indicates that alcohol storage at the end of the season or if the blended fuels ( called gasohol or using tractor will not be used for 30 days or ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture more . which leads to separation and formation of acids during storage . Acidic gas can _ CAUTION : Never store the tractor with damage the fuel system of an engine gasoline in the tank inside a building while in storage . where fumes may reach an open flame or • Drain the fuel tank . spark . Allow the engine to cool before • Start the engine and let it run until the storing in any enclosure . fuel lines and carburetor are empty . TRACTOR • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner Remove mower from tractor for winter products in the fuel tank or permanent storage . This will allow you to clean it damage may occur . thoroughly . Remove all dirt , grease , • Use fresh fuel next season . 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 to reach • Lubricate as shown in the Maintenance the carburetor . Do not drain the gas tank section of this manual . and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . • Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws are securely fastened . Inspect moving ENGINEOIL parts for damage , breakage and wear . Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace Replace if necessary . with clean engine oil . ( See " ENGINE " in • Touch up all rusted or chipped paint the Maintenance section of this manual ) . surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . CYLINDER ( S ) BATTERY • Remove spark plug ( s ) . • Fully charge the battery for storage . • Pour one ounce of oil through spark • After a period of time in storage , battery plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) , may require recharging . • Tum ignition key to = START " positionfor • To help prevent corrosion and power a few seconds to distribute oil . leakage during long periods of storage , • Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . battery cables should be disconnected OTHER and battery cleaned thoroughly ( see " TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMI - • Do not store gasoline from one season to another . NALS " in the Maintenance section of this manual ) . • Replace your gasoline can if it starts to • After cleaning , leave cables disconnect - rust . . Rust and / or dirt in your gasoline will cause problems . ed and place cables where they cannot come in contact with battery terminals . • If possible , store your tractor indoors • If battery is removed from tractor for and cover it to give protection from dust and dirt . storage , do not store battery directly on concrete or damp surfaces . • Cover your tractor with a suitable protective cover that does not retain ENGINE moisture . Do not use plastic . Plastic FUEL SYSTEM cannot breathe , which allows conden - IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent sation to form and cause your tractor to gum deposits from forming in essential rust . fuel system parts such as carburetor , fuel IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while filter , fuel hose , or tank during storage . engine and exhaust areas are still warm . 27
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Will not start • Out of fuel . • Fill fuel tank . • See = TO START ENGINE " in • Engine not " CHOKED " properly . Operation section . • Wait several minutes before • Engine flooded . attempting to start . • Bad spark plug . • Replace spark plug . • Dirty air filter . • Clean / raplace air filter . • Dirty fuel filter . • Replace fuel filter . • Water in fuel . • Drain fuel tank and carbure - tor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel fil - ter . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check all wiring . • Carburetor out of adjust - • See = To Adjust Carburetor " ment . in Service and Adjustments section . • Contact an authorized ser - • Engine valves out of ad - vice center . justment . Hard to start • Dirty air filter . • Clean / replace air filter , • Bad spark plug . • Replace spark p ! ug . • Weak or dead battery . • Recharge or replace battery . • Replace fuel filter . • Dirty fuel filter , • Drain fuel tank and refill with • Stale or dirty fuel . fresh gasoline . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check all wiring . • Carburetor out of adjust - • See = ToAdjust Carburetor " ment . in Service and Adjustments section . • Contact an authorized ser - • Engine valves out of ad - vice center . justment . Engine will not tum • Clutch / brake pedal not • Depress clutch / brake pedal , over depressed . • Attachment clutch is en : • Disengage attachment clutch . gaged , • Weak or dead battery . • Recharge or replace battery . • Blown fuse . • Replace fuse . • Corroded battery termi - • Clean battery terminals . nals . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check all widng . Check / replece ignition • Faulty ignition switch . switch . • Faulty solenoid or starter . • Check / replace solenoid or starter . • Contact an authorized seP • Faulty operator presence vice center . switch ( es ) . o - Recharge or replace battery . Engine clicks but • Weak or dead battery . will not start • Clean battery terminals . • Corroded battery termi - nals . 28
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Engine clicks but • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check all wiring . will not start • Faulty solenoid or starter . • Check / replace solenoid or ( cont'd ) starter . Loss of power • Cutting too much grass / • Set in " Higher Cut " position / too fast . reduce speed . • Adjust throttle control . • Throttle in = CHOKE " posi - tion . • Clean underside of mower • Build - up of grass , rleaves . and trash under mowe housing . • Dirty air filter . • Clean / replace air filter . • Low oil level / dirty oil . • Check oil level / change oil . • Faulty spark plug . • Clean and regap or change spark plug . • Dirty fuel filter . • Replace fuel filter . • Drain fuel tank and refill with I • Stale or dirty fuel . fresh gasoline . I • Water in fuel . • Drain fuel tank and carbure - tor , refill tank with fresh gaso - line and replace fuel filter . • Connect and tighten spark • Spark plug wire loose . plug wire . • Dirty engine air screen / • Clean engine air screen / fins . fins . • Dirty / clogged muffler . • Clean / replace muffler . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check all wiring . • Carburetor out of adjust - • See = To Adjust Carburetor " ment . in Service and Adjustments section . • Contact an authodzed ser - • Engine valves out of ad - vice center . justment . Excessive vibration • Wom , bent or loose • Replace blade . Tighten blade . blade bolt . • Bent blade mandrel . • Replace blade mandrel . • Loose / damaged part ( s ) . • Tighten loose part ( s ) . Re - place damaged parts . I • Faulty operator - safety • Check widng , switches and Engine continues connections . If not to run when opera - presence control system . tor leaves seat with corrected , contact an autho - rized service center . attachment clutch engaged Poor cut - uneven • Wom , bent or loose • Replace blade , l _ ghten blade . blade bolt . • Mower deck not level . • Level mower deck . • Clean underside of mower • Buildup of grass , leaves , and trash under mower . housing . • Bent blade mandrel . • Replace blade mandrel . 29
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Poor cut - uneven • Clogged mower deck vent • Clean around mandrels to ( cont'd ) holes from buildup of open vent holes . grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . Mower blades will • Obstruction in clutch • Remove obstruction . not rotate mechanism . Worn / damaged mower • Replace mower drive belt . drive belt . Frozen idler pulley . • Replace idler pulley . Frozen blade mandrel . • Replace blade mandrel . Poor grass dis - • Engine speed too slow . • Place throttle control in charge " 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 pres - • Check tires for proper air sure . pressure . Worn , bent or loose • Replace / sharpen blade . blade . Tighten blade bolt . Buildup of grass , leaves • Clean underside of mower and trash under mower . housing . Mower drive belt worn . • Replace mower drive belt . Blades improperly in - • Reinstall blades sharp edge stalled . down . Improper blades used . • Replace with blades listed in this manual . Clogged mower deck vent • Clean around mandrels to holes from buildup of open vent holes . grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . Switch is = OFF " . Headlight ( s ) not • • Turn switch " ON ' . working ( if so • Bulb ( s ) burned out . • Replace bulb ( s ) . equipped ) • Faulty light switch . • Check / replace light switch . Loose or damaged wiring , • Check wiring and connec - tions . Blown fuse . • Replace fuse . Battery will not Bad battery cell ( s ) . • Replace battery . Poor cable connections . charge • • Check / clean all connections . Faulty regulator ( if so • Replace regulator . equipped ) . Faulty alternator . • Replace alternator . Engine " backfires " Engine throttle control not • Move throttle control to set at " SLOW " when turning en - " SLOW " position and allow gine " OFF " position for 30 seconds to idle for 30 seconds before before stopping engine . stopping engine . 30
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917 _ 70912 SCHEMATIC - llllll BA'FrERY AMMETER ( OPTIONAL ) : _ - , . . _ , = @ : , C _ - - - . . . . . . , SOLENOID ( PEDAL UP ) IGNITIONCH ( NOT OCCUPIED ) SWIT WNITE t . . . . . . . . I I SEAT SWITCH GROUNDING au _ ( CLUTCH OFF ) CONNECTOR CHARGI4GSYSTEMOUTPUT m V _ . T8 AC MIIN . @ _ P _ M 3AMP DC @ 3 _ 0 R _ RED I _ uc _ rr _ _ t _ D t L I YOUR TRACNTOoR TISE I EROWN EQUIPPED WiTH A SPECIAL _ Ip - ' _ ° _ ALTERNATOR SYSTEM . I _ THE LIGHTS ARE NOT I fF ' _ I CONNECTED TO THE _ BATTERY , BUT HAVE CTHEIRE . OWN ELECTRICAL SOUR HEADUGHTS BECAUSE OF THIS , THE BRIGHTNESS OF THE LIGHTS WILL CHANGE WITH ENGINETS i SPEED . AT IDLE THE LIGH lW " WILL DIM . AS THE ENGINE IS NON - REMOVABLE SPEEDED UP , THE LIGHTS CONNECTIONS WILL BECOME THEIR BRIGHTEST . IGNITION SWITCH O REMOVABLE CONNECTIONS W | RING INSUI . . ATED 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 917.270912 ELECTRICAL 22 I 41 I I J i I ! i J ! i / L 25 / / I I / / 32
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.270912 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRFIION 1 163465 Battery 12 VOLT 28 AMPx 2 74760412 Bolt Hex Hd 1 / 4.20unc 3 / 4 8 7603J Case Battery 10 145211 Bolt , Btr Front 1 / 4 - 20 x 7 - 1 / 2 11 150109 Holddown Battery Front Mount 12 145769 Nut , Push Nylon Battery Front 1 / 4 16 153664 Switch , interlock Push - in 19 Std551125 WasherLock 1 / 4 21 166182 Harness Light Socket ( W / 4152j ) 22 4152J Bulb Light # 1156 24 4799J Cable Battery 25 146148 Cable Battenj 26 16618O Fuse 27 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 114 - 20Uric 28 145491 Cable Ground 29 121305X Switch Seat 30 163968 Switch Ign 33 140403 Key Molded Craftsman 40 170217 Harness IgninHex 41 71110408 BoltBIk . F 1 / 4 - 20Uncxli2 42 131563 CoverTerminal 43 145673 Solenoid 45 t21433X Ammeter Rectangular6 Amp 52 141940 Protection Wire Loop 55 17490508 Screw Thdrot 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 NOTE : Allcomponendt imensiongsiveninU . S . inchesI inch = 25 / 4 mm 33
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.270912 CHASSISAND ENCLOSURES 28 12 208 2O8 11 74 34
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.270912 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES I _ ' Y PAFIT NO . NO . DESCRIPT'K _ 1 169630 Chassla Assembly 2 16O061 Dmvtser 3 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 5 155272 BumperHoodiDash 9 168337X013 Dash 10 S ' 11Ta33710 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 11 155927 Panel , Dash , L . H . 12 145660 ClipTinnerman Gdfle P / L 13 169117X010 Panel , Dash , R . H . 17 144983X558 HoodAssembly 18 126938 ' ) ( BumperHood 20 156437 Plate Mtg Battery Fuel Tank 23 124028X Bushing , Snap , Nylon , Fuel Line 25 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Gauge 26 $ 10541437 Locknut , Hex , with Insert 3 / 8 - 16 Uric 28 16O271X , 558 GflUew / C | _ s MS - 558 29 155217X599 Lens , Grillest 30 164918X558 FendiFtre 31 139976 Bracket , Fender Support 37 17490508 Screw Thdrot 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 38 169 _ 34 Pivot Bracket Assembly , L , 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 Qdlle Plckoff LH 54 161464 ScrewHexWshd 8 - 18 x7 / 8 55 145202 Bracket Gdlle Pickoff RH 57 S ' [ 0522507 Bolt , Fin Hex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC x . 75 58 140547 Air Duct P / L B & S 6O STD533707 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 OashLower STLT 64 15479841437 74 STD5 NutCrownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 114 158112 Keeper Belt Rear Lh Sit 115 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 116 19131614 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 14 Ga . 142 165867 Plate ReinforcementSTLT 143 154966 Bracket Swaybar ChassisLT 144 154207 Bracket Pnt FootrestST 145 156524 Rod Pivot ChessisA - Iood 159 155123X428 uCupholderlder 206 170165 Bolt Sho 5 / 16 - 18 " I - I " 207 17670506 Screw Tlldrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 208 176706O8 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 - - 5479J Plug Button NOTE : All component dimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25 / 4 mm 35
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER917 . 270912 GROUND DRIVE il 72 Ji 116 $ 66 6 52 26 27
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917 # . 70912 GROUND DRIVE KEY PART I < ] EYPART NO . NO . _ NO . NO . DESCRB3TION 1 . . . . . . . . Trensaxle ( See Breakdown ) 62 8883R Cover , Pedal Peedess 206 - 545C 63 140186 Pulley , Engine6 . Belt , Hex 7 / 1 20 x 4 Grade 5 2 146682 Spdng , Retum , Breke 64 71170764 Washer 3 123666X Pulley , Transaxla 65 STD551143 4 12 ( XX _ 28 Ring , Ftetainer 66 154778 Keeper , Belt , Engine , Foo _ - Proof 5 121520X Strap , Torque 70 134683 Guide , Mower Drive Belt , R . H . 6 17060512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 72 19132012 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 12 Ga . 8 165866 RodShifterFenderSTLT 74 137057 Spacer , Axle 10 ST1 _ 61210 Pin , CoRer 75 121749 ) ( Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga . 11 105701X Washer , Shift Plate 76 STD581075 E - Ring 13 74550412 Bolt 1 / 4 - 28UNFW / PatohGr . B 77 123583X Key , Square 2.0x . 1845 / . G1865a Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 14 10040400 WasharLockHvyHelical 78 121748X 18 STD523719 BoltFInHex3J8 - 16UNCxlGr5 79 S _ 5 Key WoodnJfl 19 $ TD541437 Nut 80 145090 Arm , Shift 21 106933X Knob 81 165592 Shaft Asm CrossTapered 650 20 22 130804 Rod , Brake 82 165711 Spdng , Torsion32 24 STD541237 Nut 83 19171216 Washer 171 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . LinkTrensaxls 25 106888X Spdng , Brake Rod 84 61662310 26 STD5510 _ 7 Washer 85 1503 Nut , Nylock 27 STD561210 Pin 89 158391X428 Console , Shift , STLT 28 145204 Rod , PaddngBrake 90 124346X Nut , Self - Thding , Wsh Hd 1 / 4 29 71673 Cap , ParklngBrake 96 STD624003 Retainer Spdng1 " 30 169592 Bracket , Trensaxle 112 19091210 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 10 Gauge 31 127275X Keeper , BeE , LH . 113 127285X Strap Torque 90 Degrees 32 $ 10523107 Bolt 116 72110610 Bolt Rdhd Sqneck 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.25 34 155071 Shaft Assembly , Foot Pedal 145 74490540 Bolt , Hex Flghd 5 / 16 - 18 Gr . 5 35 120183X Beedng , Nylon 150 3165850210 BushingBe , crank Grd . Drive 36 STD551062 Washer 151 1913 Washer 13 / 32 x2 x 10 Ga . 37 STD571810 RoUPin 156 166002 Washer Srrted 5 / 161D x 1.125 Bracket Shift Mount 38 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat 158 1655894 39 STD523727 Bolt 159 16549 Hub Tapered Flange Shift Lt 40 4470J Spacer , Split 395 x . 59 161 72140406 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr . 5 Nut Crownlock1 / 4 - 20 Unc 41 165838 Keeper , Belt , Idler 162 1736804006 42 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ge . 163 747804 BoR Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 20Unc x I Gr5 Washer 5 / 8 x . 281 x 10 Ga 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove , Plastic 164 19091010 48 154407 BellcrenkClutch Grnd Dw St [ 165 165623 Bracket Pivot Lever Screw 3 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 166 9166880 50 STD523 " / 15 Bolt 168 1654 _ BoftShoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 561 51 STD541437 NutCrownLoc , k3 / 8 - 16UNC 169 165580 Plate Fastening Lt 52 _ 1431 NutCrownLcoks / 16 - 18UNC 170 165849 Keeper Belt Transax _ eGear 53 105710X Unk , Clutch 197 16,9613 NyltnerSnap - In 55 105709X Spdeg , C | utchRetum 198 16959 _ WasherNytiner3 / 56 STD523712 BoftFInHex 3 / 8 - 16x1 - 1 / 4 20272110612 Bolt Carr . SH 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 Gr . 5 57 130601 V - Belt , GroundDdve 204 17060516 Screw 5 / 16.18 x I SMGML 58 127274X Keeper , Belt , R . H . 59 169691 Keeper , Belt , Center Span NOTE : All componentdimensions given in U . S . 61 17060612 Screw 3 / 6.16x3 / 4 inches 1 inch = 25 / 4 mm 37
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.270912 STEERING q . - . • " I I / 17 47 2I 43 I I f 38
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.270912 STEERING I _ * Y PART NO . NO . DES _ 1 139768 Steedng Wheel 2 154427 AxleAssembly STMP Dropped STL 3 169840 SpindleAssembly , LH . 4 169839 Spindle Assembly , R . H . 5 6266H Beadng , 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 Beadng . SteedngColumn 10 159832 Draglinkr , 11 _ 1137 Washe Lock 13 136518 Spacer , Beadng , Axle 15 145212 Nut , Hexflanga Lock 17 156546 Shaft Assembty , Steering 18 57079 Washer , Thrust . 515 x . 750 x . 033 19 160395 Support , Shaftshnd 22 165857 Screw Hex W Torx 23 165851 Pittman Shaft Assembly 25 154406 Bracket , Steedng 26 126847X Bushing , Unk , Drag 27 136874 Gear , Sector 28 19131416 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge Screw 3 / 8 - 15 x 3 / 4 29 17060612 30 STD561210 Pin 32 13O465 Rod , Tie 36 155O99 Bushing , Steedng 37 152927 Screw 38 139769 Insert , Steering Wheel 39 19133812 Washer 13 / 32 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 Fitting , Greasex 51 $ 10541431 Nut Lock He w / Ins . 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 54 7478O520 BoltFin Hex 5 / 16 - 18 UNC x 1 - 1 / 4 62 167902 Kit Steering Asm Service 63 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 Gr 5 65 160367 Spacer Axle 66 1544O4 Bearing ArmPittman3 / 67 72110618 Bolt RDHD SQNK 6 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 4 68 169827 Axle , Brace3 / Washer 1 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 12 Ga 79 19132012 80 74950612 Bolt Hex Nylqn 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 82 169835 Bracket Susp Chassis Front 85 133835 FastnerChdstmas Tree NOTE : All componentdimensions given inU . S . inches 1 inch = 25 / 4 mm 39
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.270912 ENGINE 39 29 \ OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester 40
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.270912 ENGINE IQEYPART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 162152 Control , Throt Peddle 32 22 2 17720410 Screw , Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 3 . . . . . . Engine , B & S , ( See Breakdown ) No . 461707 - 0145 . E3 4 149723 Muffler ExhaustLeft Exhaust Asm . 5 144069 6 144O68 Exhaust Asm . R ' , ght 7 138129 ClampTube DoubleEngineSeres 8 150176 Bott5 / 16 - 18unc x 3 / 4 W / 10 145552 Heat Shield LI 11 $ 11To51125 Washer Lock HW . Helk _ al1 / 4 12 STD522507 BoltFin Hex 1 / 4 - 20Unc x . 75 13 165287 Gasket , Muter 14 13280336 Nipple , Pipe 4 - 1 / 2 15 1320O3O0 Etbow , Star , , derd90 _ , 3 / 8 - 18 HPT 16 STD551237 Washer Lock Ext Tooth 3 _ 17 17490624 Screw Thdrot 3 / 8 - 16x1 - 1 / 2 Ty _ t 23 169837 Shield , Bm / Dbr Guard ControlChoke 25 145996 26 73920600 Nut Keps 3 / 8 - 24 Unf 27 152927 Screw TI " # 10 - 32 x 5 x 3 / 8 Flange 29 137180 Arrestor , Spark 31 157103 Tank , Fuel 32 161696 Cap Fuel Guage 33 123487X Clamp , Hosed 34 106082X Spacer Pa 37 854,3R Line , Fuet 38 . . . . . . . Plug , Oil Drain ( See Engine Breakdown ) 39 109227X Pad Idler 45 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 SMGML 81 128861 Nut Range 1 / 4 - 20 Starter Nut NOTE : Allcomponent dimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 1 Inch = 25 / 4 mm 41
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.270912 SEATASSEMBLY KEY PART _ PART NO . NO , DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 140123 Seat 3350 BIkJblkCraftsman 13 121248X BushingSnap B | k Ny150 Id1 - 2 140551 Bracket Pnt Pivot Seat ( blk ) 14 7205041.2 Bolt Rdhd Sht Nk 1 / 4 - 20x 1 / 2 3 71110616 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16unc X 1 16 134300 Spacer Split 28 X 96 Zinc 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 X 3 / 4 X 10 Ga 16 121250X Spring Cprsn 1 27 BIk Pnt5 5 145006 Clip Push In Hinged 17 123976X Nut Lock 1 / 4 Lgo F ! g Gr Zinc 6 STD541437 Nut Hex Lock w / Ins 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 21 171852 Bolt Shoulder5 / 16 - 18 Unc - 2A 7 124181X Spdng Seat Cpmn 2 250 BIk ZI 22 STD541431 Nut Hex Lock w / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 8 17000616 Screw 3 / 8 - 18 x 1.5 SMGML 24 19171912 Washer 17 / 32 X 1 - 3 / 16 X 12Ga . 9 19131614 Washer 13 / 32 X 1 X 14 Ga 25 127018 ) ( Bolt Shou _ k _ r5 / 16 - 18 X 62 10 155925 Pan Pnt Seat ( blk ) 11 166369 Knob Seat NOTE : All componentdimensions givenin U . S . 12 121246X inches 1 Inch = 25 / 4 mm Bracket Pnt Mounting Switch 42
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.270912 DECALS 7 7 13 2 15 KEY PART I < _ t PART NO . NO . OESCRIPTK ) N NO . NO , DESCRIPTION I 156439 13 146046 Decal , Fender Danger Seam Decal , V - Belt Dr Sch Tractor 2 165392 15 160396 Decal , Engine Decal , Mower Drive Schematic 3 171696 Decal , Hood , R . H . 19 138047 Decal , Battery Diehard Sears 4 171697 Decal , Hood , LH . 20 166887 Decal , Deck Mower EZ3 5 163207 Decal , Fender 22 149516 Decal , Batteryandle 6 133644 Decal , Maintenance - - 138311 Decal , LiftHestLH 7 163259 Decal , Panel Dash B & S - - 165800X428 Pad Footr STLT 6 171808 Decal , Rplcmnt - - 165799X428 Pad FootrestRH STLT 9 163204 Decal , Fender , Craftsman Gold - - 173529 Owners Manual , English 11 156368 Decal , Fender STLT Oper Inst E , / S - - 173530 Owner's Manual Spanish I _ EY PART WHEELS AND TIRES NO . NO . DESCRIPllON 1 59192 Valve Cap , Tire 2 65139 Stem , Valve 3 106222X Tire , Front 4 59904 Tube , FrontTim ( Not Provided , Service Item o _ y ) 7 , ° 5 106732X42 " / Rim , Front 6 2781 - 1 Fitting , Grease ( Front Wheel one , ) 7 90401 - 1 Beadng , Flange ( FrontWheel orw ) 8 106108X427 Rim , Rear 9 122082X Tire , Rear 10 7152J Tube , RearTire ( Not Provided , Service Item 11 104757X Cap , Axle - - 144334 Sealant , Tire 10oz . NOTE : Allcomponent dimensionsgiven In U . S . Inchea I inch = 25 / 4 mm
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUM BER 917.270912 LIFT ASSEMBLY t 8 ! i ' i I ' I I ' 5 . I j 13 2 6 6 4 13 19 2O 13 15 2O 13 - - - - _ 31 32 _ 19 32 d . A
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.270912 LIFT ASSEMBLY I _ ' Y PART NO . NO . D _ CRIPll ( _ 1 159460 Lift Lever Inner Wire Assem _ y 2 159471 Shaft Assembly , Lift 3 105767X Pin , Groove 4 12000002 E - Ring 5 19211621 Washer 21 / 32 x 1 x 21 Gauge 6 120183X Beadng , Nylon 7 125631X Grip , Handle , Fluted 8 122365X Button , Plunger , Red 11 139865 Unk , Lift , LH . 12 139866 Unk , Lift , R . H . 13 STD624 _ 06 RetainerSpdng 15 167253 Unk , Front 16 73350800 Nut , Hex , Jam 1 / 2 - 13UNC 17 130171 Trumio _ 18 73800800 NutLock w / Wsh 1 / 2 - 13UNC 19 139868 Arm , Suspension , Rear 20 163552 RetainerSprlng 31 140302 Beating , Pvt , Lift Specla _ 32 73540600 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 24 NOTE : Artcomponent dimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25 / 4 mm 45
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.270912 MOWER DECK 68 34 21 22 / 23 24 \ 2 26 16 27 1
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TRACTOR - MODEL NU MBER 917.270912 MOWER DECK PART _ PAre " NO . NO . DESCRIPYllON NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 165892 MowerDeckAssembly , 42 " 56 41657233 Spacer , Retainer 2 STD533107 Bolt 59 1410 Guard , TUV Idler 3 138017 Bracket Assembly , Sway Bar , 67 14 _ 46 KnobCustom Oval Front 68 144959 V - Belt 4 165460 Bracket Sway Bar 38 / 42 " Deck 9 _ STD541437 Nut 5 STD624008 RetalaerSpdng 101 136420 MulcherCover 6 130832 Arm , Suspension , Rear 102 71161010 Screw 8 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 103 19061216 Washer # 10 9 S ' 10551137 Washer , Lock 104 STD551110 Washer , Lock 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 105 160793 Latch Assembly , Bagger 11 134149 Blade , Mulching 106 2029J Nut , Weld 12 129695 Baadng , Ball 111 155197 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel L . H . 13 137645 ShaftAssembly , Mandrel , Vented 112 155198 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel R . H . ( includes Key 113 17060512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 Number12 ) 114 STD541431 Nut , Hex , Keps 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 115 72110504 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 UNC x 1 / 2 15 110485X Bearing , Bali , Mandrel 116 48961 - 1 Bolt , Shoulder 16 140329 Stdpper , Vented Mower Deck 117 165746 Wheel , Gaugeock 18 72140505 Bolt , Cardage 5 / 16 - 18x5 / 8 11873930600 Nut , Centerl 3 / 8 - 16 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 119 STD551G37 Washer 3 / 8 x 718x 14 Gauge 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 121 143723 Bracket 21 STD541431 NutCrownlock5 / 16 - 18UNC 128 1533 . . o0 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 Spdng , Torsion , Deflector 131 STD533710 Bolt , Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16UNC x 1 26 110452X Nut , Push 142 165890 ArmSpdng BrakeMower 27 130968X428 Shield , Deflector 143 157109 Bracket Arm Idler42 " 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32x5 / 8x16Ga . 144 158634 Keeper Belt42 " ClutchCable 29 131491 Rod , Hinge 145 165888 Pulley Idler Flat 30 157722 ScrewThdrolWasherHead 146 165891 Bolt Carriage Idler 31 129963 Washer , Spacer 147 131335 Spdng Extension 32 153535 Pulley , Mandrel 148 169022 Spdng Return Idler 33 137266 Nut , Toplock , Flanged 149 1165898216 RetainerSpdngYellowZincGa . 34 STD533717 Bolt 150 1909 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 35 133835 Fastner , ChristmasTree 151 169670 Bracket Clutch 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat 152 169676 Cable Clutch42 In 37 STD551037 Washer 13 / 32 x13 / 16 x16 153169674 Washer Flat 3 / 8 " Type B Gauge 154 71696751 Spdng Retainer 40 STD541437 NutCrownlock3 / 8 - 16UNC 155 1696 SpringRetentionLever 44 140088 Guard , MandreI , L . H . 156 169672 Spacer 45 STD624003 Retainer 157 169669 RodClutch 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 Rdnd Sqn 3 / 8 - 16Unc x 1 - 3 / 4 49 155066 RollerAssembly , CamFollower . o 130794 Mandrel Assembly ( includes Key 50 131340 Bolt , Shoulder # 10 - 24 Grade 5 Numbers 8 - 10 , 12 - 15 , 31 and 32 ) 51 STD541410 Locknut - - 169583 Mower Deck , Complete ( Standard 52 139888 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18UNC Deck , Order Separately Mulchar 53 131845 Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake Plate and Gauge Wheel 54 133943 Washer , Hardened Components , Key Nos . 101 - 106 55 155046 Arm , Idler and111 - 121 ) NOTE : All component dimensionsgiven inU . S . inches I inch = 25 / 4 mm 47
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.270912 PEERLESSTRANSAXLE - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 545C I I 11 48
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.270912 PEERLESS TRANSAXLE - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 545C KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 772147 Transaxte Cover 39 786026 Dowel Pin 2 780086A Needle Beadng 5 / 8 " 40 792076A Flat Washer 3 770128 Transaxle Case . 312 ID x . 059W 4 776395 Countershaft 41A 790079 Brake Lever 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 7 778330 Spur Gear ( 11 teeth ) 44 790025 Brake Pad Holder 8 792180 Shift Key 45 786066 Spacer . 2625 x 1.0cket Brake Lever Bra 8A 792047 Woodruff Key # 9 46 78608690 9 784352 Shift Collar 47 7746 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 ) 12 778309 Input Bevel Pinion ( 13 teeth ) 50 778338 Spur Gear ( 27 teeth ) 13 778368 Bevel Gear ( 13 teeth ) 51 778354 Spur Gear ( 23 teeth ) ( Include . 14 ) 52 778352 Spur Gear ( 19 teeth ) 14 778368 Bevel Pinion ( 13 teeth ) 53 778350 Spur Gear ( 16 teeth ) ( Include . 13 ) 54 778346 Spur Gear ( 15 teeth ) 15 778370 Ring Gear ( 43 teeth ) 56 778355 Spur Gear ( t 1 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 Bell 5 / 16 " die 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 ) 25 792073A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 65 780189 Flat Washer 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 " Ringasher . 762 ID x . 031W 76 780090 Flat W 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 Spdng . 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 9FillPlug Oil Seal / 16 " ( Use As Needed ) 87 788089A3A 31A 780195 Fiat Washer 150 78809 Liquid Gasket RTV 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 MeT 35 780193 Ranged Bushing 5 / 8 " ID 206 - 545C Transaxle 35A 780197 Ranged 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 917.270912 BRIGGS & STRATTONENGINE - MODELNUMBER461707 , TYPENUMBER0145 - E3 1125 _ 634 552A 552 IOA _ 9 383 4040 . GASKET SET 46 I 1019 LABEL KIT I 1132 11058 OWNER'S MANUAL I REQUIRES . SPECIALTOOLSR TO INSTALL SEE REPAI INSTRUCTION MANUAL 50
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.270912 BRIGGS & STRA'R'ON ENGINE - MODELNUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0145 - E3 30,5 _ " 885 _ _ 3O4 3o71 865A 197 240 , _ 789 861 PUMP REPAIR KIT 447 _ _ 306A 3o71 527 ' _ 968 297 121 CARBURETOR KIT I , 32 _ 3 ' _ 1o , _ lO _ I 643 ' 535 258 | z . ; iI 27s . , _ , , i " 1 m _ J " k REQUIRES SPECiALTOOLSR TO INSTALL . SEE REPAI INSTRUCTION MANUAL 971 ¶ 95 • 859 807 Q 391 . _ 267 % I _ 0 _ L * EEKLIT _ " _ . O " I 51
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.270912 BRIGGS & STRA'I'FON ENGINE - MODELNUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0145 - E3 802 513 783 10901 1 797A y 803 797 @ 544 801 358 GASKET SET 634 _ 7 163 _ 90 _ 7A 3 _ 20 _ ) 52
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.270912 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0145 - E3 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 498583 CylinderAssembly 54 93208 Screw ( Intake Manifold ) 2 399265 Bushing / Seal Kit 73 691438 Screen - Rotating 3 391085 - _ Seal - Oil 75 225137 Washer ( Fi _ vheel ) 4 493304 Sump - Engine 78 691134 Screw ( FlywheelFan ) 5 691162 Head - Cylinder # 1 91 693483 Body Assembly - ) Upper 5A 691163 Head - Cylinder # 2 95 690718 Scraw _ ThrottlaValve 7 271867 _ O Gasket - CylinderHead # 1 97 693485 Shaft - Throttle 7A 271868 , k • Gasket - CylinderHead # 2 98 807923 Kit - Idle Speed 8 495754 Breather Assembly 102 693509 • Gasket - Carburetor Body ( Cylinder # 1 ) 104 693506 : Pin - Float Hinge 9 27803 _ • Gasket - Breather 105 692078 Valve - Float Needle 10 690334 Screw ( Breather Assembly ) 107 693482 Body Assembly - Lower 10A 690366 Screw ( Breather Cover ) 108 693505 Valve - Choke 11 280225 Tube - Breather 109 693498 Shaft - Choke 12 273390 _ Gasket - Crankcase ( . 015 " ! 17 693538 Jet - Mainin Thick , Std . ) 693500 Jet - Ma ( High Altitude ) 271188 _ r Gasket - Crankcase ( . 005 " 121 491539 Carburetor Kit Thick ) 122 281411 ruSpacerretorottleetor 271189 - / r Gasket - Crankcase ( . 009 " 125 693479 Carblve - Thick ) 130 693504 Va Thrrbu 13 94565 Screw ( CylinderHead ) 133 693512 Float - Ca 15 94239 Plug - Oil Drain 146 94196 Key - Timing 16 690666 Crankshaft 147 693508 Jet - Pilot 19 399264 Bushing 161 691401 Base - Air Cleaner 20 291675 . / r SeaI - Oit 163 271411 _ Gasket - Air Cteaner 23 491180 Flywheel 177 271170 _ r Seal - O - Ring 24 222698 Key - Flywheel 187 499167 Line - RFuelequired 25 499180 Piston Assembly ( Cut to Length ) ( Stahdard ) 197 690364 Screw ( Back Plate ) 499181 Piston Assembly 202 690570 Link - MechanicalGovernor _ . 010 " O . S . ) 203 280997 Crank - eBeltll 499182 Piston Assembly 205 690322 Screw ( B Crank ) ( , , 020 " O , S . ) 209 691273 Spdng - Govamoror 499183 Piston Assembly 211 261563 Spring - Govern ( . 030 _ O . S . ) 212 693985 Link - Throttle 26 499184 Ring Set , Piston 215 690481 Guide - Airvem0rstar ) ( Standard ) 219 394348 Gear - Gor - 499284 Ring Set , Piston 220 690412 Washe ThruGentrolrray ( . 01 - 0 = O . S . ) ( SGovemorCovemop ' 499186 Ring Set , Piston 222 491282 Bracket - ( . 020 = O . S . ) 227 491297 Lever - GoFuel 499187 Ring Set , Piston 235 224995 Shield - ( . 030 = O . S . ) - , 240 394358 Filter - Fuel 27 691299 Lock - Piston I'm 244 230318 Connector - Hose 28 498319 Pin Assembly , Piston ( Std . ) pulse Line ) 28 498320 Pin Assembly - Piston 258 94930 Screw ( Engine Sump ) ( . 005 " O . S , ) 267 690316 Screw ( CasingClamp ) 29 498314 Rod - Connecting 278 691366 Washer ( Governor Lever ) ( Standard ) 297 94289 Nut - Wing 29 498541 Rod - Connecting ( Air FitterRetainer ) ( . 020 U . S . ) 304 691390 Housing - Blower 32 691133 Screw ( Connecting ROd ) 305 690960 Screw ( Blower Housing ) 33 390420 Valve - Exhaust ( include ( s ) : 306 6904141 Shta _ d - Cytinderr 494553 Keeper - Valve 306A 690435 Shield - Cylinde ( Raf . No . 42 ) ) 34 691302 Valve - intake RPM Settings : Low Speed : 1900 - 2100 35 65906 Spdng - Valve ( Intake ) HighSpeed : 3000 - 320 36 26828 Spring - Valve ( Exhaust ) 40 221596 Retainer - Valve ( Exhaust ) _ Includedin Gasket Set , Ref Number 41 292260 Retainer - Valve ( Exhaust ) 358 . ludedin 42 494553 Keeper - Valve • Inc Carburetor Kit , Ref Number 45 261368 Tappet - Valve 121 , 46 691161 Camshaft • Included in Value Overhaul Kit , Ref 47 393415 Slinger - Oil Number 1095 . 48 498542 Short Block + Includedin Fuel Pump Kit , Raf Number 50 213290 Manifold - Intake 861 51 271412 _ Gasket - Intakee 51A 270884 , k • Gasket - Intak NOTE : All component dimensionsgiven in U . S . 53 690321 Screw ( Carburetor ) 53 . inches t inch = 25.4 mm
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TRACTOR - MODEL NU MBER 917.270912 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0145 - E3 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 307 94930 Screw ( Cylinder Shield ) 797A 693167 Nut ( StarterTerminal ) 309 497596 Motor - Starter 801 394860 Cap - Drive 310 690323 Bolt ( Starter Motor ) 802 497607 Cap - End 311 497608 Brush Set 803 691427 Housing - Starter 332 230674 Nut ( Flywheel ) 807 693511 Spacer 333 394891 Armature - Magneto 822 693497 Washer - Seal 334 94731 Screw ( Magneto Armature ) ( Throttle Shaft ) 337 802592 Plug - Spark 847 495715 Dipstick / Tube Assembly 358 495868 Gasket Set 851 493880 Terminal - Cable 383 89838 Wrench - Spark Plug 859 693488 O + Diaphregm - Fuel Pump 386 693490 O + Gasket - Pump 861 693502 Kit - Fuel Pumpuide 391 693487 Body - Pump 865 691196 Cover - Air G 392 693491 O + Spring - Pump Diaphragm 865A 691197 Cover - Air Guide 404 690442 Washer ( Governor Crank ) 868 497656 Seal - Valve 423 691100 Screw ( Air Cleaner Base ) 868A 273312 Seal - Valve 425 94823 Screw ( Air Cleaner Cover ) 869 261463 Seat - Valve ( Intake ) 432 693492 O + Cap - Spring 870 262924 Seat - Valve ( Exhaust ) 433 693489 O + Diaphragm - Fuel Pump 871 261961 Bushing - Guide ( Exhaust ) 434 693493 Cover - D = aphragm 231218 Bushing - Guide ( Intake ) 435 693494 Screw ( Diaphragm Cover ) 877 393456 Wire - Alternator 441 691176 Brecket - Oil Fill 881 495901 Plate - Cover 445 394019 Filter - Air 918 393815 Hose - Vacuum 447 690297 Screw ( Air Guide Cover ) ( Cylinder - To - impulse Pump ) 449 94882 Screw ( Oil Fill Bracket ) _ Cut to Required Length ) 474 393474 Alternator 934 94627 _ ; crew ( Fan Retainer ) 482 93621 Screw ( Alternator ) 955 693513 Plug - Carburetoraner 510 497606 Drive - Starter 968 691207 Cover - Air Cle 513 398003 Clutch - Drive 971 690720 Screw ( Upper Body 523 691385 Dipstick To Lower Body ) 525 690823 Tube - Oil Fill 1005 498157 Fan - Flywheel 527 690423 Clamp - Tube 1006 691247 Retainer - Fan 535 272490 Filter - Air 1019 496726 Label Kit 544 497603 Armature - Starter 1036 694979 Label Kit - Emission 552 690553 Bushing ( Govemor Crank ) 1051 263080 Ring - Retaining 552A 690552 Bushing ( Govemor Crank ) 1058 273688 Owner's Manual 562 690311 Bolt - Carriage 1081 280860 , A - Seal - O - Ring ( Governor Lever ) 1090 497605 Retainer - BrushValve 569 272645 ¢ r Gasket - Base 1095 498047 Gasket Set - Overhaul 572 690415 Cover - Breather 1125 691104 Screw ( Cover Plate ) ( Cylinder # 2 ) 1132 690353 Screw ( Oil Slinger ) 573 690764 Plate - Back 1136 690329 Screw 592 92278 Nut ( Governor Lever ) ( Govemor , Control Rod ) 601 95162 Clamp - Hose 1137 690390 Washer 615 690328 Retainer ( Governor Crank ) ( Governor , Control Rod ) 615A 690317 Retainer - Governor Shaft 1138 690330 Nut 616 491530 Crank - Governor ( Governor , Control Rod ) 634 690657 - k Seal - Governor Shaft 634A 271013 Washer - Foam - - - - 445777 - 0027 - E1 Replacement Engine 635 66538 Boot - Spark Plug 637 693510 Washer * Seal RPM Settings : Low Speed : 1900 - 2100 643 496700 Retainer - Air Filter High Speed : 3000 - 320 689 690555 Spring - Friction 697 93585 Screw ( Drive Cap ) _ r Included in Gasket Set , Ref Number 725 280866 Shield - Heat 358 . 726 391362 Gear - Ring • Included in Carburetor Kit , Ref Number 741 691285 Gear - Timing 121 . luded 783 693059 Gear - Starter < _ Inc in Value Overhaul Kit , Ref 789 695050 Wiring Harness Number 1095 . 797 94010 Nut ( Starter Terminal ) + Included in Fuel Pump Kit , Ref Number 861 NOTE : All componentdimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 1 Inch = 25.4 mm 54
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION _ r _ ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL , NOT ACROSS HILL SIGHTING I Operate your Tractor up and down the face of slopes ( not greater than 15 ° ) , never across the face . Make turns gradu - ally to prevent tlpplng or loss of control . Exerclse extreme cautlon when changlng dlrectlon on slopes . I
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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 reparaci6n 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 PartsDirects " 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 Printed in U . S . A . 173529 12.7.99 MH
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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
180730229A 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
27792035 Retaining ring
28788040 Retaining ring
29780072 Washer
29A780160 Washer
29B780051 Washer
29C780199 Washer
3770128 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
43792075 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
8792180 Shift key
82778333 Bevel and spur gear (30 and 13 teeth)
83778338 Spur gear (27 teeth)
85792154 Plug
87788089A Oil seal 9/16"
8A792047 Woodruff key #9
9784352 Collar
900794691 Replacement mst-206 -545c transaxle
05110S Tune up kit (spring 2002)
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
033004 Tune-up kit (includes air filter, spark plug, o...
05479J Plug
0173529 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0173530 Owner's manual, spanish
1163465 Battery 12 volt 28 amp
10145211 Bolt, btr front 1/4-20 x 7-1/2
11150109 Holde down battery dash mount
12145769 Nut, push nylon battery front 1/4
16153664 Switch, interlock push-in
19STD551125 Washer lock 1/4
274760412 Bolt
21166182 Harness
224152J Bulb
244799J Cable
25146148 Cable
26166180 Fuse
2773510400 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
28145491 Cable
29121305X Seat switch
30163968 Switch, ignition delth push -in
33140403 Key ignition molded craftsman, delta
40170217 Harness ign
4171110408 Bolt
42131563 Cover
43145673 Solenoid
45121433X Ammeter rectanglar 6 amp
52141940 Protectoin wire loop (hour meter)
5517490508 Screw
87603J Tray
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0173529 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0173530 Owner's manual, spanish
1169830 Chassis assembly
10STD533710 Bolt, carriage 3/8-16 x 1
11155927 Panel, dash, l.h.
114158112 Keeper belt rear lh stl
11517060620 Screw
11619131614 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 ga.
12145660 Clip tinnerman grille p / l
13169117X010 Panel, dash, r.h.
142165867 Plate . reinforcement
143154966 Bracket swaybar chassis
144154207 Bracket pnt footrest stlt
145156524 Rod pivot chassis/hood
159155123X428 Cupholder stltl black
17144983X558 Hood asssembly
18126938X Bumper hood
2169061 Drawbar
20156437 Plate mtg battery fuel tank
206170165 Shoulder bolt
20717670508 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
20817670608 Screw thdrol 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
23124028X Bushing, snap, nylon, fuel line
2519131312 Washer
26STD541437 Locknut, hex, with insert 3/8-16 unc
28166271X558 Grille
29155217X599 Grille lens
317060612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
30164918X558 Fend/ftrest
31139976 Bracket support
3717490508 Screw
38169834 Pivot bracket assembly, l.h.
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
9168337X013 Dash
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0173529 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0173530 Owner's manual, spanish
1N/P Transaxle peerless 206-545c
10STD561210 Pin, cotter
11105701X Washer
11219091210 Washer
113127285X Strap
11672110610 Bolt
1374550412 Bolt
1410040400 Washer lock hvy helical
14574490540 Hex flange bolt
150165850 Bushing . bell
15119133210 Washer
156166002 Serrated washer
158165589 Shift
159165494 Hub tapered flange shift lt
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 gr.
165165623 Bracket pivot lever
166166880 Screw 5/16 - 18 x 5/8 tt yellow
168165492 Bolt . shoulder
169165580 Plate . fastener
170165849 Keeper belt transaxle gear
18STD523710 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
19STD541437 Nut
197169613 Snap nyliner
198169593 Washer
2146682 Spring return brake t / a zinc
20272110612 Bolt
20417060516 Screw 5/16-18 x 3/4 smgml tap/r
21106933X Knob
22130804 Rod , brake
24STD541237 Nut
25106888X Spring rod
26STD551037 Washer
27STD561210 Pin
28145204 Rod
2971673 Plunger cap
3123666X Pulley
30169592 Bracket tran
31127275X Keeper
32STD523107 Bolt
34155071 Shaft assembly pedal foot lt/stlt
35120183X Bearing
36STD551062 Washer
37STD571810 Roll pin
38131494 Pulley, idler, flat
39STD523727 Bolt
412000028 Ring, retainer
404470J Spacer
41165838 Keeper , belt
4219131312 Washer
47127783 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 fx 1-1/4
57130801 V-belt, ground drive
58127274X Keeper
59169691 Keeper . belt
617060512 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 3/4 tytt
6117060612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
628883R Pedal cover
63140186 Pulley engine cl mechanism 38 deg lt/yt
6471170764 Bolt, hex 7/16-20 x 4 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"
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0173529 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0173530 Owner's manual, spanish
1139768 Steering wheel
10169832 Link drag extended
11STD551137 Washer, lock
13136518 Spacer
15145212 Hex nut
17156546 Shaft, assembly strg private label
1857079 Washer
19160395 Support shaft
2154427 Axle assembly stmp dropped stl
22165857 Screw, hex wash head torx
23165851 Shaft, assembly pittman
25154406 Bracket, steering
26126847X Bushing
27136874 Sector gear
2819131416 Washer
2917060612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
3169840 Left Spindle assembly left hand
30STD561210 Pin
32130465 Rod, tie
36155099 Bushing, steering
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38139769 Insert, cap steering wheel, standard, black
3919133812 Washer, 25/32 x 1-1/4 x 16 guage
4169839 Spindle assembly right hand
40STD541537 Gripco nut
41100711L Adaptor, steering wheel
42145054X428 Steering boot
43121749X Washer
44153720 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
5474780520 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/4
6121748X Washer
62167902 Steer . as kit
63STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
65160367 Spacer bracket
66154404 Bearing - arm
6772110618 Bolt
68169827 Axle brace
719272016 Washer
7919132012 Washer
812000029 Ring
8074950612 Bolt hex nylon 3/8-16 x 3/4
82169835 Bracket susp chassis front
85133835 Fastener
93366R Bearing
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0173529 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0173530 Owner's manual, spanish
1162152 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
1513200300 Elbow, standard 90°, 3/8-18 npt
16STD551237 Washer lock ext tooth 3/8
1717490624 Screw thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
217720410 Screw, hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8
23169837 Shield thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
25145996 Control
2673920600 Nut
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-e3
31157103 Tank fuel 3.5 stl w/o sensor
32161696 Cap fuel guage
33123487X Clamp hose
34106082X Pad
378543R Fuel line
38N/P Plug, oil drain
39109227X Pad idler
4149723 Muffler, assembly, twin lo-tone
4517060612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4 smgml
5144069 Exhaust assembly lh b and s 18 hp vent
6144068 Exhaust
7138129 Clamp
8150176 Bolt
81128861 Nut flange 1/4-20 starter nut
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0173529 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0173530 Owner's manual, spanish
1140123 Seat 3350 blk/blk craftsman
10155925 Pan pnt seal (blk)
11166369 Adjustment knob . seat
12121246X Bracket
13121248X Bushing
1472050412 Bolt, rdhd sht nk 1/4 - 20 x 1 - 1/2
15134300 Spacer
16121250X Spring
17123976X Nut lock 1/4 lge flg gr 5 zinc
2140551 Bracket pivot
21171852 Bolt
22STD541431 Nut hex lock w/ins 5/16-18
2419171912 Washer
25127018X Bolt
371110616 Fin . hex bolt
419131610 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 40 (96012001102)
5145006 Clip push-in hinged (96012001102)
6STD541437 Nut hex lock w/ins 3/8-16 unc
7124181X Spring
817000616 Head bolt
919131614 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 ga.
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0173529 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0173530 Owner's manual, spanish
159192 Valve cap
107152J Tube
11104757X Cap, axle
265139 Valve stem
3106222X Tire, front
459904 Tube
5106732X427 Rim, front
6278H Fitting
79040H Flange bearing
8106108X427 Rim, rear
9122082X Tire, rear
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0173529 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0173530 Owner's manual, spanish
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
19138049 Decal, battery diehard sears
2165392 Decal, engine
20166887 Decal deck mower ez3 mulching
22149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
3171696 Decal hood rh craftsman
4171697 Decal hood lh craftsman
5163207 Decal, fender
6133644 Decal maintance customer sears domestic
7163259 Decal, panel dash b and s 19.5 turbo
8171808 Decal, replacement
9163204 Decal, fender, craftsman gold
0173530 Owner's manual, spanish
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0173529 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1159460 Wire assembly inner/spring with plunger lt
11139865 Link, lift, l.h.
12139866 Link, lift, r.h.
13STD624008 Retainer spring
15167253 Link, front
1673350800 Nut, hex, jam 1/2-13 unc
17130171 Trunnion
1873800800 Nut lock w/wsh 1/2-13 unc
19139868 Arm suspension
2159471 Assembly line shaft
20163552 Clip, hairpin (standard hardware-purchase locally)
3105767X Pin
31140302 Bearing, pvt, lift special
3273540600 Crownlock nut
412000002 E-ring
519211621 Washer
6120183X Bearing
7125631X Grip
8122365X Button, plunger, red
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0173529 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0173530 Owner's manual, spanish
1165892 Mower deck assembly, 42"
10140296 Washer
101136420 Mulch plate
10271161010 Screw
10319061216 Washer
104STD551110 Washer, lock
105160793 Assembly b latch
1062029J Nut weld .327/.304 no. 10-24
11134149 Blade
111155197 Bracket, gauge, wheel l.h.
112155198 Bracket, gauge, wheel r.h.
11317060512 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 3/4 tytt
114STD541431 Nut, hex, keps 5/16-18 unc
11572110504 Bolt, carriage 5/16 unc x 1/2
1164898H Shoulder bolt
117165746 Gauge wheel
11873930600 Locknut
119STD551037 Washer 3/8 x 7/8 x 14 gauge
12129895 Bearing
121143723 Bracket
128153390 Washer
12919131312 Washer
13137645 Shaft assembly, mandrel, vented (includes key n...
130STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
131STD533710 Bolt, rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
14128774 Housing
142165890 Arm spring b
143157109 Idler bracket
144158634 Keeper belt
145165888 Pulley idler flat
146165891 Bolt carriage idler
147131335 Spring
148169022 Spring idler
149165898 Retainer spring yellow zinc
15110485X Bearing
15019091216 Washer 9/32 x 3/4 x 16 ga.
151169670 Clutch bracket
152169676 Cable clutch 42 in.
153169674 Flat washer
154169675 Spring retainer
155169671 Spring retention lvr clutch cable
156169672 Spacer
157169669 Clutch rod
15817720410 Screw hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8
159STD533717 Bolt rdhd sqn 3/8-16 unc x 1-3/4
16140329 Stripper, vented mower deck
1872140505 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
19132827 Bolt shoulder
2STD533107 Bolt
20159770 Vortex baffle
21STD541431 Nut crownlock 5/16-18 unc
22134753 Stiffener bracket
23131267 Bracket, deflector
24105304X Cap
25123713X Spring
26110452X Push nut
27130968X428 Shield, deflector
2819111016 Washer
29131491 Rod , hinge
3138017 Bracket
30157722 Screw thdrol washer head
31129963 Washer, spacer
32153535 Pulley, mandrel
33137266 Nut, toplock, flanged
34STD533717 Bolt
35133835 Fastener
36131494 Pulley, idler, flat
37STD551037 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 gauge
4165480 Bracket sway bar 38/42" deck
40STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
44140088 Guard
45STD624003 Retainer
46137729 Screw
48133944 Washer
49155066 Roller assembly, cam follower
5STD624008 Retainer spring
50131340 Bolt
51STD541410 Locknut
52139888 Bolt
53131845 Arm assembly, pad, brake
54133943 Washer, hardened
55155046 Arm idler 42" mower lt/yt
56165723 Spacer . retainer
59141043 Guard
6130832 Arm, suspension, rear
67149846 Knob, deluxe 1/2-13
68144959 Belt
8850857 Bolt blade
9STD551137 Washer, lock
92STD541437 Nut