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Owner's Manual £ RAFTSMAN + 15.5 HP ELECTRIC START 42 " MOWER AUTOMATIC LAWN TRACTOR E _ Z Model No 917.271024 • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Repair Parts For answers to your questions CAUTION : about this product , Call : Read and follow all 1 - 800 - 659 - 5917 Safety Rules and Instructions Sears Craftsman Help Line 5 am - 5 Din , Mon - Sat before operating this equip - ment . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 Visit our Craftsman website : www . sears . com / craftsman
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Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Safely Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Parts Ordering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover LIMITED TWO YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT For two ( 2 ) years from the date of purchase , if this Craftsman Riding Equipment is maintained , lubricated and tuned up according to the instructions in the owner's manual , Sears will repair or replace , free of charge , any parts found to be defective in material or workmanship . This Warranty does not cover : • Expendable items which become worn during normal use , such as blades , spark plugs , air cleaners , belts , etc . • Tire replacement or repair caused by punctures from outside objects , such as nails , thorns , stumps , or glass . • Repairs necessary because of operator abuse , negligence , improper storage or ac - cident or the failure to maintain the equipment according to the instructions con - tained in the owner's manual . • Riding equipment used for commercial or rental purposes . LIMITED 90 DAY WARRANTY ON BATTERY For ninety ( 90 ) days from date of purc ! las % if any battery included with ! : i - , is dding eq , dpment proves ( lefe ( : t . ive in m & : - _ ; _ _ . _ i , workmanshi ? ar , d ( , u , _ sfir : 9 de ermine _ the ttery . € € if ! , " , o : ' o ! c : _ chargg , Se . _ : ; : . , _ } , epiaca the batteG ' _ no . : ; ? arge . Imhome _ a _ - _ & _ ity sei - vic _ on you , Craftsrn _ , _ riJ _ d _ : . l : _ ! p : ; ' , er . ' . t ; _ availab ' , e _ fi _ ; t ) : : h _ t _ ge fol 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 takil ' , g your Craftsman riding equipment to your nearest Sears Service Center . ( in - home warranty service will still be available after 30 days from the date of purchase but a standard trip charge will apply ) . This warranty applies only while this product is in the United States . This War - ranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights which may vary from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co , , D / 817 WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 Be sure the area is clear of other IMPORTANT : This cutting machine is ca - • pable of amputating hands and feet and people before mowing . Stop machine if anyone enters the area . throwing objects . Failure to observe the Never carry passengers . following safety instructions could result ° Do not mow in reverse unless abso - in serious injury or death . ° lutely necessary . Always look down and GENERAL OPERATION behind before and while backing . • Read , understand , and follow all in - ° Be aware of the mower discharge di - structions in the manual and on the ma - rection and do not point it at anyone . chine before starting . Do not operate the mower without ei - • Only allow responsible adults , who are ther the entire grass catcher or the familiar with the instructions , to operate guard in place . the machine . Slow down before turning . • Clear the area of objects such as rocks , toys , wire , etc . , which could be picked up and thrown by the blade . 2
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DO NOT : • Neverleavea runningmachineunat - tended . Alwaysturn offblades , set • Do notturn on slopes unless neces - parkingbrake , stop engine , and re - sary , and then , turn slowly and gradual - move keys before dismounting . ly downhill , if possible . • Turn off blades when not mowing . • Do not mow near drop - offs , ditches , or embankments . The mower could sud - • Stop engine before removing grass denly turn over if a wheel is over the catcher or unclogging chute . edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge • Mow only in daylight or good artificial caves in . light . • Do not operate the machine while un - • Do not mow on wet grass . Reduced traction could cause sliding . der the influence of alcohol or drugs . • Watch for traffic when operating near or • Do not try to stabilize the machine by crossing roadways . putting your foot on the ground . • Use extra care when loading or un - • Do not use grass catcher on steep slopes . loading the machine into a trailer or truck . CHILDREN • Data indicates that operators , age 60 Tragic accidents can occur if the operator years and above , are involved in a is not alert to the presence of children . large percentage of riding mower - re - Children are often attracted to the ma - lated injuries . These operators should chine and the mowing activity . Never as - evaluate their ability to operate the sume that children will remain where you riding mower safely enough to protect last saw them . themselves and others from serious in - • Keep children out of the mowing area jury . and under the watchful care of a . nother SLOPE OPERATION responsible adult . • Be alert and turn machine off if children Slopes are a major factor related to loss - enter the area . of - control and tipover accidents , which • Before and when backing , look behind can result in severe injury or death . All 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 with safe machine operation . DO : • Never allow children to operate the ma - • Mow up and down slopes , not across . chine . • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree • Use extra care when approaching blind limbs , etc . corners , shrubs , trees , or other objects • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Un - that may obscure vision . even terrain could overturn the ma - chine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . SERVICE • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so • Use extra care in handling gasoline that you will not have to stop or shift and other fuels . They are flammable while on the slope . and vapors are explosive . • Follow the manufacturer's recommen - Use only an approved container . dations for wheel weights or counter - Never remove gas cap or add fuel weights to improve stability . with the engine running . Allow en - • Use extra care with grass catchers or gine to cool before refueling . Do not other attachments . These can change smoke . the stability of the machine . Never refuel the machine indoors . • Keep all movement on the slopes slow Never store the machine or fuel and gradual . Do not make sudden container inside where there is an changes in speed or direction . open flame , such as a water heater . • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If • Never run a machine inside a closed tires lose traction , disengage the area . blades and proceed slowly straight down the slope . 3
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Never make adjustments or repairs • Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade with the engine running . attachment bolts , tight and keep equip - Grass catcher components are subject ment in good condition . to wear , damage , and deterioration , • Never tamper with safety devices . which could expose moving parts or al - Check their proper operation regularly . low objects to be thrown . Frequently • Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or check components and replace with other debris build - up . Clean oil or fuel manufacturer's recommended pads , spillage , Allow machine to cool before when necessary . storing . Mower blades are sharp and can cut . • Stop and inspect the equipment if you Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and strike an object . Repair , if necessary , use extra caution when servicing them . before restarting . * Before and when backing , look behind • Check brake operation frequently . Ad - and down for small children . just and service as required . • Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , • Be sure the area is clear of other not across . people before mowing . Stop machine if • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree anyone enters the area . limbs , etc . • Never carry passengers . • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Un - • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - even terra'm could overturn the ma - lutely necessary . Always | ook down and chine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . behind before and while backing , • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so • Never carry children . They may fall off that you will not have to stop or shift and be seriously injured or interfere while on the slope . with safe machine operation . • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If • Keep children out of the mowing area tires lose traction , disengage the and under the watchful care of another blades and proceed slowly straight responsible adult . down the slope . • Be alert and turn machine off if children • Do not tum on slopes unless neces - enter the area . sary , and then , turn slowly and gradual - ly downhill , if possible . _ tLWARNING - The engine exhaust from _ LLook for this symbol to point out impor - this product contains chemicals known to tant safety precautions , It means CAU - the State of California to cause cancer , TION ! ! ! BECOME AWARE ! ! ! YOUR birth defects , or other reproductive harm . SAFETY IS INVOLVED , _ CAUTION " In order to prevent acciden - tal starting when setting up , transporting , adjusting or making repairs always dis - connect spark plug wire and place wire where it cannot contact spark plug . 4
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MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS A Sears Maintenance Agreement is avail - 3ASOLINE 1.25 GALLONS able on this product . Contact your nearest CAPACITY UNLEADED Sears store for details . AND TYPE : REGULAR CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES OIL TYPE SAE IOW30 API - SF / SG / SH ) : ( above 32 ° F ) • Read and observe the safety rules . SAE 5W30 • Follow a regular schedule in maintain - ( below 32 ° F ) ing , caring for and using your tractor . • Follow the instructions under = Mainte - OIL CAPACITY : W / FILTER : 4.0 PINTS W / O FILTER : 3.5 PINTS nance " and " Storage " sections of this owner's manual . SPARK PLUG : Champion RC12YC GAP : . 040 " ) _ WARNING : This tractor is equipped VALVE CLEARANCE : NOT ADJUSTABLE with an internal combustion engine and should not be used on or near any unim - GROUND SPEED FORWARD : 0 - 5.5 proved forest - coverad , brush - covered or ( MPH ) : REVERSE : 0 - 2.4 grass - covered land unless the engine's TIRE PRESSURE : FRONT : 14 PSI exhaust system is equipped with a spark REAR : 10 PSI arrester meeting applicable local or state CHARGING 5 AMPS BATTERY laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it SYSTEM : 3 AMPS HEADLIGHTS should be maintained in effective working order by the operator . BATTERY : AMP / HR : 30 In the state of California the above is re - MIN . CCA : 240 quired by law ( Section 4442 of the Cali - CASE SIZE : U1R fornia Public Resources Code ) . Other BLADE BOLT 27 - 35 FT . LBS . states may have similar laws . Federal TORQUE : laws apply on federal lands . A spark at - rester for the muffler is available through CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a Craftsman Tractor . It has been de - " your nearest Sears Authorized Service Center ( See REPAIR PARTS section of signed , engineered and manufactured to this manual ) . give you the best possible dependability and performance . Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy , please contact your nearest Sears Authorized Service Center . We have competent , well - trained technicians and the proper tools to ser - vice or repair this tractor . Please read and retain this manual . The instructions will enable you to assemble and maintain your tractor properly . Always observe the " SAFETY RULES " . 5
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I PARTS BAG CONTENTS SHOWN FULL SIZE J II I I ( 1 ) Large Flat Washer ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 0 ( 1 ) Loc3k / 8washer ( 1 ) Shoulder Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 © ( 1 ) Knob ( 1 ) Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge 6
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PARTS BAG CONTENTS SHOWN FULL SIZE 7 ( 2 ) Screws _ ( 2 ) Lock ! j _ _ # 10 x 5 / 8 Washers # 10 £ ( 2 ) Weld Nuts _ ' # 10 17 = , I Parts packet separately in carton Parts Bag contents not shown full size I , 1 - 7 ( 2 ) Latch Hook Seat _ I Assemblies Steering Wheel Insert Cassette Steering Wheel Mulcher - - ' ° / / Adapter _ _ _ / Video / ( 2 ) Keys Plate - - - , _ / / / i , Steering Extension Shaft Pa _ s Bag P SW - t - e _ hoe , ne ° g , _ _ - - _ - _ - - - q t i I i q Slope Sheet i i Steering ' t Boot I Manual 7
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Yournewtractorhasbeenassembledat thefactorywithexceptionof thosepartsleft unassembledfor shippingpurposes . To ensuresafe and properoperationof your trac - tor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely . Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness . Review the video cassette before you begin . TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY _ Insert A socket wrench set will make assembly 3 / 8 Hex Bolt easier . Standard wrench sizes you need are listed below . Large Loo , washe , ( 1 ) 9 / 16 " wrench ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " Socket w / drive ratchet Washer _ _ ' _ ' _ / ( 1 ) Utility knife ( 2 ) 1 / 2 " wrench ( 1 ) Phillips Screw - . _ _ Steering driver ( 1 ) Tire pressure gauge Steering Wheel Boot When right or left hand is mentioned in this manual , it means , from your point of _ Tabs view , when you are in the operating posi - Extension Shaft _ Adapter tion ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . TO REMOVETRACTOR FROM CARTON UNPACK CARTON • Remove all accessible loose parts and parts cartons from carton . • Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on all four corners of carton , and lay pan - els flat . • Check for any additional loose parts or • Remove protective materials from trac - cartons and remove . tor hood and grill . IMPORTANT ; Check for and remove any BEFORE ROLLING TRACTOR OFF staples in skid that may puncture tires SKID where tractor is to roll off skid . AI'rACH STEERING WHEEL HOW TO SET UP YOUR TRACTOR ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND CHECK BATTERY BOOT • Lift seat pan to raised position and • Slide extension shaft onto lower steer - open battery box door . ing shaft . Align mounting holes in ex - tension and lower shafts and install • If this battery is put into service after 5 / 16 hex bolt and Iocknut . Tighten se - month and year indicated on label ( la - curely . bel located between terminals ) charge IMPORTANT : Tighten bolt and nut se - battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 curely to 18 - 22 ft . Ibs . torque . amps . ( See " BATTERY " in Maintenance Place tabs of steedng boot over tab section of this manual for charging in - slots in dash and push down to secure . structions ) . INSTALL STEERING WHEEL • Position front wheels of the tractor so Seat Pan they are pointing straight forward . • Slide steering wheel adapter onto steering shaft extension . Battery • Position steering wheel so cross bars are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide in - . Terminal side boot and onto adapter . • Assemble large flat washer , 3 / 8 lock washer , 3 / 8 hex bolt and tighten secure - h , • _ nap steering wheel insert into center of steering wheel .
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INSTALL SEAT TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID Adjust seat before tightening adjustment _ - WARNING : Before starting read , un * knob . derstand and fo low nstructions n the Op - • Remove cardboard packing on seat eration section of this manual . Be sure pan . tractor is in a well - ventilated area . Be • Place seat on seat pan and assemble sure the area in front of tractor is clear of shoulder bolt . Tighten shoulder bolt se - curely . other people and objects . • Assemble adjustment knob and flat • Be sure all the above assembly steps washer loosely . Do not tighten . have been completed . • Lower seat into operating position and • Check engine oil level and fill fuel tank sit on seat . with gasoline . • Slide seat until a comfortable position is • Place freewheel control in = transmis - reached which allows you to press sion engaged " position . clutch / brake pedal all the way down . • Sit on seat in operating position , de - • Get off seat without moving its adjusted press clutch / brake pedal and set the position . parking brake . • Raise seat and tighten adjustment knob • Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) securely . position . Seat ment lift lever to its highest position . i Press lift lever plunger and raise attach - Start the engine . After engine has Seat Pan started , move throttle control to idle po - sition . Shoulder • Release parking brake . • Slowly move the motion control lever forward and slowly drive tractor off skid . • Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking Adjustment ' brake and place motion control lever in Knob Flat Washer neutral position . • Turn ignition key to " OFP position . Continue with the instructions that follow . TO ROLLTRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Op - CHECK TIRE PRESSURE eration section for location and function The tires on your tractor were overinflated of controls ) at the factory for shipping purposes , Cor - rect tire pressure is important for best cut - ment lift lever to its highest position . i ress lift lever plunger and raise attach - ting performance . Release parking brake by depressing • Reduce tire pressure to PSi shown in clutch / brake pedal , " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section • Place freewheel control in freewheeling of this manual . position to disengage transmission ( See = TO TRANSPORT in the Opera - CHECK DECK LEVELNESS tion section of this manual ) , For best cutting results , mower housing • Roll tractor forward off skid . should be propedy leveled . See " TO • Remove banding holding discharge LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the Service guard up against tractor . and Adjustments section of this manual . 9
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CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF _ CAUTION : Do not remove discharge ALL BELTS guard from mower . Raise and hold guard See the figures that are shown for replac - when attaching mulcher plate and allow it ing motion and mower blade drive belts to rest on plate while in operation . in the Service and Adjustments sectoin of TO CONVERT TO BAGGING OR this manual , Verify that the belts are DISCHARGING muted correctly . Simply remove mulcher plate and store in CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM a safe place . Your mower is now ready for After you learn how to operate your trac - discharging or installation of optional tor , check to see that the brake is properly grass catcher accessory . adjusted . See % 0 ADJUST BRAKE " in NOTE : It is not necessary to change the Service and Adjustments section of blades . The mulcher blades are designed this manual . for discharging and bagging also . INSTALL MULCHER PLATE v ' CHECKLIST • Install two latch hooks to mulcher plate using screw , washer , lock washer , and PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING weld nut as shown . CHECKLIST : NOTE : Pre - assemble weld nut to latch 6 , " All assembly instructions have been hook by inserting weld nut from the top completed . with hook pointing down . v ' No remaining loose parts in carton . • Tighten hardware securely Battery is properly prepared and • Raise and hold deflector shield in up - charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . right position . v ' Seat is adjusted comfollably and • Place front of mulcher plate over front tightened securely . of mower deck opening and slide into v ' All tires are properly inflated . ( For place , as shown . shipping purposes , the tires were • Hook front latch into hole on front of overinflated at the fadory ) . mower deck . Be sure mower deck is prop , , . - _ rl : _ • Hook rear latch into hole on back of leveled side - to - side / front . [ c , m ; . , r _ < _ mower deck . best cutting results . ( Tires must be properly inflated for leveling ) . Weld Nut From Hook Points _ " Check mower and drive belts . Be s _ re The Top Down they are routed properly around pulleys and inside all belt keepers . Lock Check wiring . See that all connections Weld Washer are still secure and wires are properly Nut clamped . v ' Before driving tractor , be sure free - Latch Latch wheel control is in drive position . WHILE LEARNING HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR , PAY EXTRA ATTENTION TO THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT ITEMS : Washer Lock Washer , / Engine oil is at proper level . Washer , / Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , regular unleaded gasoline . Mulcher ' _ ¢ . . f Screw Plate # ' Become familiar with all controls - their location and function . Operate them before you start the engine . Deflector , / Be sure brake system is in safe operat - Shield ing condition . , / It is important to purge the transmission before operating your tractor for the first time . Follow proper starting and transmission purging instructions ( See " TO START ENGINE " and " PURGE TRANSMISSION " in the Operation Latch section of this manual ) . Hooks 10
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These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product . Learn and understand their meaning . BATFERY CAUTION OR REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW WARNING LIGHTS ON ENGINE ON ENG # NE OFF OIL PRESSURE 0 FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWER LIFT LOCKED N H L ATTACHMENT REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW PARKING BRAKE CLUTCH ENGAGED KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS ATTACHMENT ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) IGNITION CLUTCH DISENGAGED FREE WHEEL DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( A _ omatic Modelsonly ) 11
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KNOW YOUR TRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRACTOR Compare the illustrations with your tractor to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . Light Switch Position Attachment Ignition Switch Clutch Lever Ammeter Lift Lever Plunger Throttle / Choke Attachment Control Lift Lever Clutch / Brake Control Height Adjustment Indicator Freewheel Control Parking Brake Motion Control Lever 1 MI II Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . i ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER : Used to MOTION CONTROL LEVER : Selects the speed and direction of the tractor . engage the mower blades , or other at - ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER : Used to tachments mounted to your tractor . raise and lower the mower deck or other LIGHT SWITCH : Turns the headlights on and off . attachments mounted to your tractor . LIFT LEVER PLUNGER : Used to release THROTTLE / CHOKE CONTROL : Used to attachment lift lever when changing its control engine speed . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL : Used for position . IGNITION SWITCH fJsed for starting and declutching and braking the tractor and stopping the engi . , _ . starting the engine . AMMETER : Ir . ; ; cates battery charging ( + ) FREEWHEEL CONTROL : Disengages or discharging ( - ) . transmission for pushing or slowly towing PARKING BRAKE : Locks clutch / brake the tractor with the engine off . into the brake position . 12
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The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes , which can result in severe eye damage . Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your tractor or performing any adjustments or repairs . We recommend a wide vision safety mask over spectacles , or standard safety glasses . HOWTO USEYOURTRACTOR NOTE : Failure to move throttle control to slow position and allowing engine to idle TO SET PARKING BRAKE before stopping may cause engine to Your tractor is equipped with an operator " backfire " . presence sensing switch . When engine is • Turn ignition key to " OFF " position and re - running , any attempt by the operator to move key . Always remove key when leav - leave the seat without first setting the ing tractor to prevent unauthorized use . parking brake will shut off the engine . • Never use choke to stop engine . • Depress clutch / brake pedal into full IMPORTANT : - Leaving the ignition switch " BRAKE " position and hold . in any position other than " OFF " will • Place parking brake lever in " EN - cause the battery to be discharged GAGED " position and release pressure ( dead ) . from clutch / brake pedal . Pedal should NOTE : Under certain conditions when remain in " BRAKE " position . Make sure tractor is standing idle with the engine parking brake will hold tractor secure . running , hot engine exhaust gases may Attachment Clutch cause " browning " of grass . To eliminate this possibility , always stop engine when stopping tractor on grass areas . ( _ hornft _ / _ ) 1 _ h _ ° _ _ Enpgoagtie _ O _ CAUTION : Always stop tractor com - _ _ " Disengaged " pletely , as described above , oerore leav - . Brake _ i \ ( , ' / / ' nP ° siti ° ng ing the operator's position , to empty grass Position ' [ _ , _ _ Parki Brake catcher , etc . - _ ' \ _ ' , _ _ ) j " Engaged " THROTTLE CONTROL Always operate engine at full throttle . ' \ Pos , t , on • Operating engine at less than full throttle reduces the battery charging rate . _ . _ / / - - - Control Lever • Full throttle offers the best bagging and Clutch / Brake Pedal " Disengaged " mower performance . " Drive " Position Position TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD The direction and speed of movement is STOPPING controlled by the motion control lever . MOWER BLADES - • Start tractor with motion control lever in • To stop mower blades , move attach - neutral ( N ) position . ment clutch Lever to " DISENGAGED " • Release parking brake and clutch / position . brake pedal . • Slowly move motion control lever to de - GROUND DRIVE - sired position . • To stop ground drive , depress clutch / TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position . The position of the attachment lift lever • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) determines the cutting height . position . • Grasp lift lever . IMPORTANT : The motion control lever • Press plunger with thumb and move le - does not return to neutral ( N ) position ver to desired position . when the clutch / brake pedal is de - pressed . ENGINE - • Move throttle control to slow position . 13
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The cutting height range is approxi - • Select desired height of cut . mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " . The heights are mea - • Start mower blades by engaging attach - sured from the ground to the blade tip ment clutch control . with the engine not running . These • TO STOP MOWER BLADES - disen - heights are approximate and may vary gage attachment clutch control . depending upon soil conditions , height of _ kCAUTION : Do not operate the mower grass and types of grass being mowed . without either the entire grass catcher , on • The average lawn should be cut to ap - mowers so equipped , or the discharge proximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the guard in place . cool season and to over 3 inches dur - Attachment Clutch Attachment Lift ing hot months . For healthier and bet - Lever Lever High Position ter looking lawns , mow often and after Position moderate growth . • For best cutting performance , grass over 6 inches in height should be " Disen mowed twice . Make the first cut rela - Position - - - , , Low tively high ; the second to desired I Position height . TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS Gauge wheels are properly adjusted when they are slightly off the ground when mower is at the desired cutting height in operating position . Gauge wheels then keep the deck in proper po - Discharge sition to help prevent scalping in most ter - Guard rain conditions . TO OPERATE ON HILLS • Adjust gauge wheels with tractor o , . qa _ kCAUTION : Do not drive up _ r _ ownJ flat level surface . hills with slopes greater ho ; ' , ! _ . " an d , : , , Adjust mower to d , : _ sir , - , , dcdttin , 3 hoi _ l'l _ lot drive across any slot . , { - . - . ; . ls , : _ ! ' , ' le slope ( See " TO ADJUSi iviOWEt - . ; L ; U i _ il ' _ G guide provid . _ d at the ' . ) ; _ ck of this mai _ : ! a ! HEIGHT " in the Operation secticr _ of - Choose lhe slowest speed before starl - this manual ) . ing up or down hills . • With mower in desired height of cut po - • Avoid stopping or changing speed on sition , gauge wheels should be as - hills . sembled so they are slightly off the • It slowing is necessary , move throttle ground . Install gauge wheel in appro - control lever to slower position . priate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / 6 • If stopping is absolutely necessary , washer , and 3 / 8 - 16 Iocknut and tighten push clutch / brake pedal quickly to securely . brake position and engage parking • Repeat for opposite side installing brake . gauge wheel in same adjustment hole . • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) position . IMPORTANT : The motion control lever Gauge Wheel does not return to neutral ( N ) position Mounting . . Bracket when the clutch / brake pedal is de - pressed . • To restart movement , slowly release 3 / 8 - 16 Locknut parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . - _ JShoulder Bolt • Slowly move motion control lever to 3 / 8 Washer slowest setting . Wheel • Make all turns slowly . " ro OPERATE MOWER TO TRANSPORT Your tractor is equipped with an operator When pushing or towing your tractor , be presence sensing switch , Any attempt by sure to disengage transmission by plac - ing freewheel control in freewheeling po - the operator to leave the seat with the en - sition . Freewheel control is located at the gine running and the attachment clutch rear drawbar of tractor . 14 engaged will shut off the engine .
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ADD GASOLINE • Raise attachment lift to highest position with attachment lift control . • Fill fuel tank . Use fresh , clean , regular • Pull freewheel control out and down unleaded gasoline with a minimum of into the slot and release so it is held in 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline will the disengaged position . increase carbon and lead oxide depos - • Do not push or tow tractor at more than its and reduce valve life ) . Do not mix oil two ( 2 ) MPH . with gasoline . Purchase fuel in quanti - • To reengage transmission , reverse ties that can be used within 30 days to above procedure . assure fuel freshness . NOTE : To protect hood from damage IMPORTANT : When operating in tempera - when transporting your tractor on a truck tures below 32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , clean or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and winter grade gasoline to help insure good secured to tractor . Use an appropriate cold weather starting . means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , _ i _ WARNING : Experience indicates that etc . ) . alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture which leads to separation and formation of acids during storage . Acidic gas can damage the fuel system of an en - gine while in storage . To avoid engine problems , the fuel system should be emp - tied before storage of 30 days or longer . Drain the gas tank , start the engine and TOWING CARTS AND OTHER let it run until the fuel lines and carburetor ATTACHMENTS are empty . Use fresh fuel next season . Tow only the attachments that are recom - See Storage Instructions for additional in - mended by and comply with specifica - formation . Never use engine or carburetor tions of the manufacturer of your tractor . cleaner products in the fuel tank o _ " per - Use common sense when towing . Too manent damage may occur . heavy of a load , while on a slope , is dan - - _ CAUTION : Fill to bottom of gas tank gerous . Tires can lose traction with the filler neck . Do not overfill . Wipe on any ground and cause you to lose control of spilled oil or fuel . Do not store , spill or use your tractor . gasoline near an open flame . TO START ENGINE BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE When starting the engine for the first time CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL or if the engine has run out of fuel , it will • The engine in your tractor has been take extra cranking time to move fuel from shipped , from the factory , already filled the tank to the engine . with summer weight oil . • Be sure freewheel control is in the • Check engine oil with tractor on level transmission engaged position . ground . • Sit on seat in operating position , de - • Unthread and remove oil fill cap / dip - press clutch / brake pedal and set park - stick ; wipe oil off . Reinsert the dipstick ing brake . into the tube and rest oil fill cap on the • Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) tube . Do not thread the cap onto the positien . tube . Remove and read oil level . If nec - • Move attachment clutch to " DISEN - essary , add oil until " FULL " mark on GAGED " position . dipstick is reached . Do not overfill . • Move throttle control to choke position . • For cold weather operation you should NOTE : Before starting , read the warm and change oil for easier starting ( See " OIL cold starting procedures below . VISCOSITY CHART " in the Mainte - nance section of this manual ) . • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - nance section in this manual . 15
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• Insert key into ignition and turn key To ensure proper operation and perfor - clockwise to " START " position and re - mance , it is recommended that the trans - lease key as soon as engine starts . Do mission be purged before operating trac - not run starter continuously for more tor for the first time . This procedure will re - than fifteen seconds per minute . If the move any trapped air inside the transmis - engine does not start after several at - sion which may have developed during tempts , move throttle control to fast po - shipping of your tractor . sition , wait a few minutes and try again . IMPORTANT : Should your transmission If engine still does not start , move the require removal for service or replace - throttle control back to the choke posi - ment , it should be purged after reinstalla - tion and retry . tion before operating the tractor . WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and • Place tractor safely on level surface above ) with engine off and parking brake set . • When engine starts , move the throttle • Disengage transmission by placing control to the fast position . freewheel control in freewheeling posi - • The attachments and ground drive can tion ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in this sec - now be used . If the engine does not ac - tion of manual ) . cept the load , restart the engine and al - • Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine . low it to warm up for one minute using After the engine is running , move the choke as described above . throttle control to slow position . With COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and motion control lever in neutral ( N ) posi - below ) tion , slowly disengage clutch / brake pedal . • When engine starts , allow engine to run • Move motion control lever to full forward with the throttle control in the choke po - sition until the engine runs roughly , then position and hold for five ( 5 ) seconds . move throttle control to fast position , Move lever to full reverse position and hold for five ( 5 ) seconds . Repeat this This may require an engine warm - up procedure three ( 3 ) times . period from several seconds to several minutes , depending on the tempera - NOTE : During this procedure there will be no movement of drive wheels . The air is ture . AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WARM UP being removed from hydraulic drive sys - tem . • Before driving the unit in cold weather , • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) the transmission should be warmed up as follows : position . Shut off engine and set park - • Be sure the tractor is on level ground . ing brake . • Place the motion control lever in neu - • Engage transmission by placing free - wheel control in driving position ( See tral . Release the parking brake and " TO TRANSPORT " in this section of let the clutch / brake slowly return to manual ) . operating position . • Allow one minute for transmission to • Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine . After the engine is running , move warm up . This can be done during the throttle control to half ( 1 / 2 ) speed . With engine warm up period . • The attachments can also be used dur - motion control lever in neutral ( N ) posi - tion , slowly disengage clutch / brake ing the engine warm - up period after the transmission has been warmed up . pedal . • Slowly move motion control lever for - NOTE : At a high altitude ( above 3000 ward ; after the tractor moves approxi - feet ) or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) mately five ( 5 ) feet , slowly move motion the carburetor fuel mixture may need to control lever to reverse position , After be adjusted for best engine performance . See " TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the the tractor moves approximately five ( 5 ) feet return the motion control lever to Service and Adjustments section of this the neutral ( N ) r . _ 3ition . Repeat this pro - manual . cedure with the motion control lever PURGE TRANSMISSION three ( 3 ) times . _ IiCAUTION : Never engage or disen - • Your tractor is now purged and ready for gage freewheel lever while the engine is normal operation . running . 16
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MOWING TIPS MULCHING MOWING TIPS • Mower should be properly leveled for IMPORTANT : For best performance , keep best mowing performance . See ' q'O mower housing free of built - up grass and LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the Ser - trash . Clean after each use . vice and Adjustments section of this • The special mulching blade will recur manual . the grass clippings many times and re - • The left hand side of mower should be duce them in size so that as they fall used for trimming . onto the lawn they will disperse into the • Drive so that clippings are discharged grass and not be noticed . Also , the onto the area that has been cut . Have mulched grass will biodegrade quickly the cut area to the right of the tractor . to provide nutrients for the lawn . Always This will result in a more even distribu - mulch with your highest engine ( blade ) tion of clippings and more uniform cut - speed as this will provide the best re - ting . cutting action of the blades . • When mowing large areas , start by turn - • Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . ing to the right so that clippings will dis - Wet grass tends to form clumps and in - charge away from shrubs , fences , drive - terferes with the mulching action . The ways , etc . After one or two rounds , mow best time to mow your lawn is the early in the opposite direction making left afternoon . At this time the grass has hand turns until finished . dried and the newly cut area will not be • If grass is extremely tall , it should be exposed to the direct sun . mowed twice to reduce load and pos - • For best results , adjust the mower cut - sible fire hazard from dried clippings . ting height so that the mower cuts off Make first cut relatively high ; the second only the top one - third of the grass to the desired height . blades . For extremely heavy mulching , • Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet reduce your width of cut on each pass grass will plug mower and leave unde - and mow slowly . sirable clumps . Allow grass to dry be - • Certain types of grass and grass condi - fore mowing . tions may require that an area be • Always operate engine at full throttle mulched a second time to completely when mowing to assure better mowing hide the clippings . When doing a sec - performance and proper discharge of ond cut , mow across or perpendicular material . Regulate ground speed by se - to the first cut path . lecting a low enough gear to give the • Change your cutting pattern from week to week . Mow north to south one week mower the best cutting performance as well as the quality of cut desired . then change to east to west the next • When operating attachments , select a week . This will help prevent matting and ground speed that will suit the terrain graining of the lawn . and give best performance of the at - tachment being used . Max 1 / 3 17
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES DATES BE 0 . SeERV , OE . . . . . . . i ChockBr . oO . , ation Check Tire Pressure Check Operator Presence and T Interlock Systems R Check for Loose Fasteners Sharpen / Replace Mower Blades T Lubncation Chart 0 Check Battery Level R Clean Battery and Terminals Check Transaxle Cooling Adjust Blade Belt ( s ) Tension ! Adjust Motion Drive Ball ( s ) Tension Cheek Engine Oil Level Change Engine Oil E Clean Air Filter N Clean Air Screen G Inspect Muffler / Spark Arrester Replace Oil Filter ( If equipped ) E Clean Engir _ e Cooling Fins Replace Spark PI _ J Replace Ai : Filter Paper Cartridge Replace Fuel Filter 2 . Sen , _ cemoteoflenwhenoperatingind _ tlyordu _ tyconditlons 6 No _ tequirad il equippet _ with m _ } ntenance - hee battery 7 - Tighlen fronl axle 13ivolboll to 35 tl - IUS maximum 3 - I1equipped wilh oil f _ ltsr * change o [ I every 50 hc _ is Do not ovemghten 4 - RePlace blades more often when mowing in sandy soil LUBRICATION CHART GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS The warranty on this tractor does not cover ( _ ) Spindle . _ - : - : f _ ' _ . r - - - Spindle Zerk ( _ items that have been subjected to operator abuse or negligence . To receive full value Zerk _ , _ = . : : = : : : : : from the warranty , operator must maintain _ ' _ ; 1 - . . _ _ Front Wheel 1 ( 3 ) tractor as instructed in this manual . Some Front Wheel . . . . I _ _ . " - , . . _ . . . _ _ eanng / - - eFK adjustments will need to be made periodi - Bearing zerk , _ . . . . . j cally to properly maintain your tractor . ' ; ' " i Engine ( _ All adjustments in the Service and Adjust - ments section of this manual should be checked at least once each season . • Once a year you should replace the spark plug , clean or replace air filter , and check blades and belts for wear . A i • new spark plug and clean air filter as - sure proper air - fuel mixture and help l _ ) General Purpose Grease your engine run better and last longer . _ Refer to Maintenance " ENGINE " Section BEFORE EACH USE IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the • Check engine oil level . pivot points which have special nylon • Check brake operation . bearings . Viscous lubricants will attract • Check tire pressure . dust and dirt that will shorten the life of the • Check operator presence and interlock self - lubricating bearings . If you feel they systems for proper operation . must be lubricated , use only a dry , pew - * Check for loose fasteners , 18 dered graphite type lubricant sparingly .
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TRACTOR IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assembly , center hole in blade must align with star Always observe safety rules when per - on mandrel assembly . forming any maintenance . • Reassemble hex bolt , lock washer and flat washer in exact order as shown . BRAKE OPERATION • Tighten bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet torque ) . stopping distance at high speed in high - IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is Grade 8 heat est gear , then brake must be adjusted . treated . ( See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual ) . Trailing Blade Mandrel Assembly TIRES EdgeUP " b - . 7 Center _ Ah _ , _ • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires ( See " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " Hex Bolt _ ( _ _ ' _ . " , _ . " Star section of this manual ) . ( Grade 8 ) _ _ - _ " - " % " } _ - , • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect Flat Washer " _ - control chemicals which can harm rub - * A Grade 8 heat treated bolt can be ber . identified by six lines on the bolt head . • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp TO SHARPEN BLADE objects and other hazards that may NOTE : We do not recommend sharpening cause tire damage . blade , but if you do , be sure the blade is NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent balanced . flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant Care should be taken to keep the blade may be purchased from your local parts balanced . An unbalanced blade will dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry cause excessive vibration and eventual rot and corrosion . damage to mower and engine . OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM • The blade can be sharpened with a file Be sure that operator presence and inter - or on a grinding wheel . Do not attempt lock systems are working properly . If your to sharpen while it is on the mower . tractor does not function as described be - • To check blade balance , you will need low , repair the problem immediately . a 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a cone • The engine should not start unless the balancer . ( When using a cone balancer , clutch / brake pedal is fully depressed follow the instructions supplied with bal - and attachment clutch control is in the ancer ) . disengaged position . NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing • When the engine is running , any at - blade . The lobes of the center hole may tempt by the operator to leave the seat appear to be centered , but are not . without first setting the parking brake • Slide blade onto an unthreaded portion should shut off the engine . of the steel bolt or pin and hold the bolt • When the engine is running and the at - or pin parallel with the ground . If blade tachment clutch is engaged , any at - is balanced , it should remain in a hori - tempt by the operator to leave the seat zontal position . If either end of the blade should shut off the engine . moves downward , sharpen the heavy • The attachment clutch should never op - end until the blade is balanced . erate unless the operator is in the seat . Center Hole BLADE CARE For best results mower blades must be kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged blades . BLADE REMOVAL • Raise mower to highest position to allow BATTERY access to blades . Your tractor has a battery charging system • Remove hex bolt , lock washer and flat which is sufficient for normal use , How - washer securing blade . ever , periodic charging of the battery with • Install new or resharpened blade with an automotive charger will extend its life . trailing edge up towards deck as shown . 19
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ENGINE • Keep battery and terminals clean . • Keep battery bolts tight . LUBRICATION • Keep small vent holes open . Only use high quality detergent oil rated • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . with API service classification SF , SG , or NOTE : The original equipment battery on SH . Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade your tractor is maintenance free . Do not according to your expected operating attempt to open or remove caps or covers . temperature . Adding or checking level of electrolyte is not necessary . TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS _ N _ ISAEVIS _ : OSITY - GRAOES Corrosion and dirt on the battery and ter - - c . _ . = o . . , o . ; , . _ o ; o - _ . , _ . minals can cause the battery to " leak " power . Change the oil after every 50 hours of op - • Open battery box door . eration or at least once a year if the tractor • Disconnect BLACK battery cable first is not used for 50 hours in one year . then RED battery cable and remove Check the crankcase oil level before start - battery from tractor . ing the engine and after each eight ( 8 ) • Rinse the battery with plain water and hours of operation . Tighten oil fill cap / dip - dry . stick securely each time you check the oil • Clean terminals and battery cable ends level . with wire brush until bright . TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL • Coat terminals with grease or petro - Determine temperature range expected leum jelly . before oil change . All oil must meet API • Reinstall battery ( See " REPLACING service classification SF , SG , or SH . BATTERY " in the SERVICE AND AD - • Be sure tractor is on level surface . JUSTMENTS section of this manual ) , • Oil will drain more freely when warm . V - BELTS • Catch oil in a suitable container . Check V - belts for deterioration and wear • Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful after 100 hours of operation and replace if not to allow dirt to enter the engine necessary . The belts are not adjustable . when changing oil . Replace belts if they begin to slip from • Remove drain plug . wear . • After oil has drained completely , re - TRANSAXLE COOUNG place oil drain plug and tighten se - The transmission fan and cooling fins curely . should be kept clean to assure proper • Refill engine with oil through oil fill dip - cooling . stick tube . Pour slowly . Do not overfill . Do not attempt to clean fan or transmis - For approximate capacity see = PROD - sion while engine is running or while the UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this transmission is hot . manual . • Inspect cooling fan to be sure fan Air Cleaner Cover Knob blades are intact and clean . Cover Nut • Inspect cooling fins for dirt , grass clip - Foam pings and other materials . To prevent Rubber damage to seals , do not use com - Grommet pressed air or high pressure sprayer to clean cooling fins . TRANSAXLE PUMP FLUID The transaxle was sealed at the factory Base and fluid maintenance is not required for the life of the transaxle . Should the Air Cleaner transaxle ever leak or require servicing , Paper Dipstick contact your nearest authorized service Cartridge center . Drain Plug 20
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• Reassemble air cleaner , wing nut , cover • Use gauge on oil fillcap / dipstick for and tighten knob securely . checking level . Insert dipstick into the tube and rest the oilfill cap on the tube . ENGINE OIL FILTER Do not thread the cap onto the tube Replace the engine oil filter every season when taking reading . Keep oil at or every other oil change if the tractor is = FULL " line on dipstick . Tighten cap used more than 100 hours in one year . onto the tube securely when finished . • Drain oil from engine crankcase ( See = TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL " in this sec - CLEAN AIR SCREEN tion of this manual , through step re - Air screen must be kept free of dirt and move drain plug ) . chaff to prevent engine damage from • Remove oil filter and wipe off filter overheating . Clean with a wire brush or adapter . compressed air to remove did and stub - • Apply a thin coating of new engine oil to bom dried gum fibers . the rubber gasket on replacement oil fil - CLEAN AIR INTAKE / COOLING AREAS ter . To insure proper cooling , make sure the • Install replacement oil filter on filter grass screen , cooling fins , and other ex - adapter . Turn oil filter clockwise until ternal surfaces of the engine are kept rubber gasket contacts the filter adapter , clean at all times . then tighten filter an additional 1 / 2 tum . Every f 00 hours of operation ( more often • Fill crankcase with new oil ( See = TO under extremely dusty , dirty conditions ) , CHANGE ENGINE OIL " in this section of remove the blower housing and other this manual ) . For approximate capacity see = PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " cooling shrouds . Clean the cooling fins section of this manual . and external surfaces as necessary . Make sure the cooling shrouds are reinstalled . • Start the engine and check for oil leaks . Correct any leaks before placing en - NOTE : Operating the engine with a gine into full operation . blocked grass screen , dirty or plugged cooling fins , and / or cooling shrouds re - moved will cause engine damage due to overheating . AIR FILTER Filter Your engine will not run properly using a dirty air filter . Clean the foam pre - cleaner after every 25 hours of operation or every season . Service paper cartridge every 100 hours of operation or every season , whichever occurs first . MUFFLER Service air cleaner more often under Inspect and replace corroded muffler and dusty conditions . spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could • Remove knob and cover . create a fire hazard and / or damage . • Remove wing nut and air cleaner from SPARK PLUGS base . Replace spark plugs at the beginning of TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER each mowing season or after every 100 • Slide foam pre - cleaner off cartridge . hours of operation , whichever occurs first . • Wash it in liquid detergent and water . Spark plug type and gap setting are • Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . Allow it shown in = PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " to dry . section of this manual . • Saturate it in engine oil . Wrap it in IN - LINE FUEL FILTER clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to remove excess oil . The fuel filter should be replaced once each season . If fuel filter becomes TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbure - • Replace a dirty , bent , or damaged car - tor , replacement is required . tridge . ° With engine cool , remove filter and plug NOTE : Do not wash the paper cartridge fuel line sections . or use pressurized air , as this will damage the cartddge . • Reinstall the pre - cleaner ( cleaned and oiled ) over the paper cartddge . 21
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• Place new fuel filter in position in fuel CLEANING line with arrow pointing towards carbu - • Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . retor . of all foreign matter . ' _ . _ , , re there are no fuel line leaks and • Keep finished surfaces and wheels free . . . . . , _ s are properly positioned . of all gasoline , oil , etc . Immediately wipe up any spilled gaso - • Protect painted surfaces with automo - line . tive type wax . We do not recommend using a garden hose to clean your tractor unless the elec - trical system , muffler , air filter and carbure - tor are covered to keep water out . Water in engine can result in a shortened en - gine life . , _ CAUTION : Before performing any service or adjustments : • Depress clutch / brake pedal fully and set parking brake . • Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . • Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . • Turn ignition key " OFF " and remove key . • Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped . • Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . i ilia TRACTOR • Disconnect front links from deck by re - moving retainer springs . TO REMOVE MOWER • Raise lift lever to raise suspension Mower will be easier to remove from the arms . Slide mower out from under trac - right side of tractor . tor . • Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than GAGED " position . the mower deck is to be mounted on the • Move attachment lift lever forward to tractor , remove the front links . lower mower to its lowest position . TO INSTALL MOWER • Roll belt off engine pulley . • Raise attachment lift lever to its highest • Disconnect clutch rod from clutch lever position . by removing retainer spring . • Slide mower under tractor with dis - • Disconnect anti - swaybar from chassis charge guard to right side of tractor . bracket by removing retainer spring . • Lower lift lever to its lowest position . • Disconnect suspension arms from rear ° Install mower in reverse order of re - deck brackets by removing retainer moval instructions . springs . Clutcl Retainer Clutch Suspension Engine Pulley Arms Front Link Retainer Springs ( Both Sides ) ; pdngs Retainer ( Both Sides ) Spdng Anti - Swaybar 22
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TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING • Before making any necessary adjust - ments , check that both front links are Adjust the mower while tractor is parked equal in length . Both links should be on level ground or driveway . Make sure approximately 10 - 3 / 8 " . tires are properly inflated ( See = PROD - • If links are not equal in length , adjust UCT SPECIFICATIONS " ) . If tires are over one link to same length as other link . or underinflated , you will not properly ad - • To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " just your mower . on both front links an equal number of SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT turns . • Raise mower to its highest position . • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " measure height from bottom edge of against trunnion on both front links . mower to ground . Distance = A " on both • To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " sides of mower should be the same or from trunnion on both front links . within 1 / 4 " of each other . Tighten nut " E " on both front links an • If adjustment is necessary , make ad - equal number of turns . justment on one side of mower only . • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 ' to 1 / 2 " lower • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against link adjustment nut on that side . trunnion on both front links . • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . link adjustment nut on that side . Mandrel NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . • Recheck measurements after adjust - ing . Bottom Edge of Bottom Edge of Mower to Mower to Both Front LinksShould be Equal in Length Groun6 _ round Suspension Trunnion " _ Lilt _ - - Nut " F " . _ _ ut = E " FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to - Front Links side . If the following front - to - back adjust - ment is necessary , be sure to adjust both TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE front links equally so mower will stay BELT ( See Illustration Next Page ) level side - to - side . The mower blade drive belt may be re - To obtain the best cutting results , the placed without tools . Park the tractor on mower housing should be adjusted so level surface . Engage parking brake . that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " BELT REMOVAL - lower than the rear when the mower is in • Remove mower from tractor ( See " TO its highest position . REMOVE MOWER " in this section of Check adjustment on right side of tractor . this manual ) . Measure distance = D " directly in front and • Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and behind the mandrel at bottom edge of idler pulleys . mower housing as shown . • Pull belt away from mower . 23
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TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT BELTINSTALLATION - • Install new belt in reverse order of re - Park the tractor on level surface . Engage moval . parking brake . For assistance , there is a belt installation guide decal on bottom • Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves side of left footrest . and inside all belt guides . • Install mower in reverse order of re - • Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE moval instructions . MOWER " in this section of this manual . ) • Remove belt from stationary idler and Mandrel Idler Pulleys clutching idler . Pulley • Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor , Carefully remove belt upwards from transmission input pulley and over cool - ing fan blades . • Pull belt toward front of tractor and re - move downward from around engine pulley , • Install new belt by reversing above pro - cedure . Mandrel Pulley Engine _ _ _ _ . . _ _ _ _ _ Pulley TO ADJUST BRAKE Clutching Your tractor is equipped with an adjust - Idler able brake system which is mounted on the side of the transaxle , Stationary Idler _ - @ If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet Transmission stopping distance at high speed in high - est gear , then brake must be adjusted . Input Pulley _ • Depress clutch / brake pedal and en - gage parking brake . • Measure distance between brake oper - ating arm and nut " A " on brake rod . • If distance is other than 1 - 9 / 16 " , loosen jam nut and turn nut = A " until distance 0 becomes 1 - 9 / 16 " . Retighten jam nut against nut " A " . • Road test tractor for proper stopping ' I " RANO _ IU ( LEMOTION OC : ) NTROLLEVER distance as stated above . Readjust if NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT necessary . If stopping distance is still The motion control lever has been preset greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest gear , at the factory and adjustment should not further maintenance is necessary . Con - be necessary . tact your nearest authorized service • Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the center / department . right rear wheel , and lightly tighten . • Start engine and move motion control lever until tractor does not move for - Nut ward or backward . • Hold motion control lever in that posi - tion and turn engine off . W ' _ h PKldng • While holding motion control lever in Brake Engaged place , loosen the adjustment bolt . • Move motion cor _ . trollever to the neutral - Operating ( N ) ( lock gate ) position . Arm • Tighten adjustment bolt securely . Do Not touChthis nut . If further brake adjustment is necessary _ ontact yournearestauthorizedservice 24 center / department
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NO = rE : If additionalclearance is needed • On rear wheels only : align grooves in rear wheel hub and axle . Insert square to get to adjustment bolt , move mower key . deck height to the lowest position . After above adjustment is made , if the • Replace washers and snap retaining ring securely in axle groove . tractor still creeps forward or backward • Replace axle cover , while motion control lever is in neutral po - sition , follow these steps : NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant • Loosen the adjustment bolt . • Move the motion control lever 1 / 4 to 1 / 2 may be purchased from your local parts inch in the direction it is trying to creep . dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . • Tighten adjustment bolt securely . • Start engine and test . Washers _ • If tractor still creeps , repeat above steps until satisfied . Retaining _ f _ ' _ ' _ Motion Neutral Lever Lock Gate Axle Cover = _ - ' Square Key ( Rear Wheel Only ) TO START ENGINE WITH AWEAK BATrERY _ iLCAUTION : Lead - a : cid batteries gener - Adjustment Bolt ate explosive gases . Keep sparks , flame and smoking materials away from batter - TRANSMISSION REMOVAL ! REPLACE - ies . Always wear eye protection when MENT around batteries . Should your transmission require removal If your battery is too weak to start the en - for service or replacement , it should be gine , it should be recharged . ( See " BAT - purged after reinstallation and before op - TERY " in the MAINTENANCE section of erating the tractor . See " PURGE TRANS - this manual ) . MISSION " in the Operation section of this If " jumper cables " are used for emergency manual . starting , follow this procedure : TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGN - IMPORTANT : Your tractor Is equipped MENT with a 12 volt negative grounded system . The other vehicle must also be a 12 volt If steering wheel crossbars are not hori - zontal ( left to right ) when wheels are posi - negative grounded system . Do not use tioned straight forward , remove steering your tractor battery to start other vehicles . wheel and reassemble per instructions in TO ATFACH JUMPER CABLES - the Assembly section of this manual . • Connect each end of the RED cable to FRONT WH EEL TOE - IN / CAMBER the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each bat - The front wheel toe - in and camber are not tery , taking care not to short against adjustable on your tractor . If damage has chassis . occurred to affect the front wheel toe - in or • Connect one end of the BLACK cable to camber , contact your nearest authorized the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal of fully service center / department . charged battery . • Connect the other end of the BLACK TO REMOVEWHEEL FOR REPAIRS cable to good CHASSIS GROUND , • Block up axle securely . away from fuel tank and battery . • Remove axle cover , retaining ring and washers to allow wheel removal ( rear TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE OR - wheel contains a square key - Do not DER - lose ) . • BLACK cable first from chassis and • Repair tire and reassemble . then from the fully charged battery . • RED cable last from both batteries . 25
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TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB Positiw Terminal Negative Terminal • Raise hood . • Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the backside of the grill . • Replace bulb in holder and push bulb holder securely back into the hole in the backside of the grill . • Close hood . INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to run poorly , stop running , or pre - vent it from starting . Battery • Check wiring . See electrical wiring dia - gram in the Repair Parts section . PositiveTerminal Negative Terminal REPLACING BA'I'rERY TO REPLACE FUSE Replace with 15 amp automotive - type _ CAUTION : Do not short battery termi - plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located nals by allowing a wrench or any other behind the dash . object to contact both terminals at the same time . Before connecting battery , re - TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL move 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 at grounding . sides , tilt toward engine and lift off of • Lift seat pan to raised position and tractor . open battery box door . • To replace , reverse above procedures . • Disconnect BLACK battery cable first then RED battery cable and carefully remove battery from tractor . • Install new battery with terminals in Headlight same position as old battery . Wire • First connect RED battery cable to posi - Connector tive ( + ) terminal with hex bolt and keps nut as shown . Tighten securely . • Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative ( - ) terminal with remaining hex bolt and keps nut . Tighten securely . • Close battery box door . ENGINE Maintenance , repair , or replacement of Seat the emission control devices and systems , which are being done at the customers expense , may be performed by any non - road engine repair establishment or indi - vidual . Warranty repairs must be per - Battery Box Door formed by an authorized engine manufacturer's service outlet . TO ADJUSTTHRO'I - FLE CONTROL CABLE The throttle control has been preset at the factory and adjustment should not be nec - Bolt essary . Check adjustment as described below before loosening cable . If adjust - Positive ( Red ) Cable Negative ( Black ) 26 merit is necessary , proceed as follows : Cable
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• Start engine and allow to warm for five • With engine not running , move throttle control lever from slow to choke posi - minutes . Make adjustments with engine tion . Slowly move lever from choke to running and shift / motion control lever in fast position . neutral ( N ) position . • Check to see if hole in throttle lever and Idle speed setting - With throttle control hole in speed control bracket are lever in slow position , engine should aligned . idle at 1750 RPM . If engine idles too • If holes are not aligned , loosen cable slow or fast , turn idle speed adjusting screw in or out until correct idle is at - clamp screw and align the holes by in - tained . serting a pencil or a 1 / 4 " drill bit through both holes . • Idle fuel needle f _ e _ tin9 - With throttle • Pull throttle cable up to remove slack control lever in slow position , turn idle fuel adjustment needle In ( clockwise ) and tighten cable clamp screw . Remove alignment pencil or drill bit . until engine begins to die and then turn out ( counterclockwise ) until engine runs rough . Turn needle to a point mid - Cabl , way between those two positions . Screw • Recheck idle speed . Readjust if neces - sary . Speed Control Bracket ACCELERATION TEST - • Move throttle control lever from slow to fast position . If engine hesitates or dies , turn idle fuel adjusting needle out ( counterclockwise ) 1 / 8 turn . Repeat test Thrott and continue to adjust , if necessary , un - til engine accelerates smoothly . TO ADJUST CARBURETOR High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do The carburetor has been preset at the fac - not adjust - damage may result . tory and adjustment should not be neces - IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the en - sary . However , minor adjustment may be gine governor , which is factory set for required to compensate for differences in proper engine speed . Overspeeding the fuel , temperature , altitude or load . If the engine above the factory high speed set - carburetor does need adjustment , pro - ting can be dangerous . If you think the en - ceed as follows : gine - governed high speed needs adjust - In general , turning the adjusting needles ing , contact your nearest AUTHORIZED in ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of service center / department , which has fuel to the engine giving a leaner fuel / air proper equipment and experience to mixture . Turning the adjusting needles out make any necessary adjustments . ( counterclockwise ) increases the supply Idle Speed of fuel to the engine giving a richer fuel / air Adjusting mixture . Screw IMPORTANT : Damage to the needles and the seats in carburetor may result if needle is turned in too tight . Idle Fuel NOTE : The carburetor on this engine is Adjusting low emission . It is equipped with an idle Needle fuel adjusting needle with a limiter cap , which allows some adjustment within the limits allowed by the cap . Do not attempt to remove the limiter cap . The limiter cap cannot be removed without breaking the adjusting needle . • Be sure you have a clean air filter and the throttle control cable is adjusted properly ( see above ) . • 27
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Immediately prepare your tractor for stor - Also , experience indicates that alcohol age at the end of the season or if the trac - blended fuels ( called gasohol or using tor will not be used for 30 days or more . ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture which leads to separation and formation of _ I , CAUTION : Never store the tractor with acids during storage . Acidic gas can dam - gasoline in the tank inside a building age the fuel system of an engine while in where fumes may reach an open flame or storage . spark . Allow the engine to cool before stor - • Drain the fuel tank . ing in any enclosure . • Start the engine and let it run until the TRACTOR fuel lines and carburetor are empty . Remove mower from tractor for winter stor - • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel tank or permanent age . This will allow you to clean it thor - damage may occur . oughly . Remove all dirt , grease , leaves , • Use fresh fuel next season . etc . Store in a clean , dry area . • Clean entire tractor ( See " CLEANING " in NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable al - ternative in minimizing the formation of the Maintenance section of this manual ) . fuel gum deposits during storage . Add sta - • Inspect and replace belts , if necessary bilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or storage ( See belt replacement instructions in the container . Always follow the mix ratio Service and Adjustments section of this manual ) . found on stabilizer container . Run engine • Lubricate as shown in the Maintenance at least 10 minutes after adding stabilizer section of this manual . to allow the stabilizer to reach the carbure - • Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws tor . Do not drain the gas tank and carbure - tor if using fuel stabilizer . are securely fastened . Inspect moving parts for damage , breakage and wear . ENGINE OIL Replace if necessary . • Touch up all rusted or chipped paint sur - Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace faces ; sand lightly before painting . with clean engine oil . ( See " ENGINE " in the Maintenance section of this manual ) . BATTERY • Fully charge the battery for storage . CYLINDER ( S ) • After a period of time in storage , battery • Remove spark plug ( s ) . may require recharging . • Pour one ounce of oil through spark • To help prevent corrosion and power plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) . leakage during long periods of storage , • Turn ignition key to " START " position for battery cables should be disconnected a few seconds to distribute oil . and battery cleaned thoroughly ( see " TO • Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . CLEAN BAI - IERY AND TERMINALS " in OTHER the Maintenance section of this manual ) . • Do not store gasoline from one season • After cleaning , leave cables disconnect - to another . ed and place cables where they cannot • Replace your gasoline can if it starts to come in contact with battery terminals . rust . Rust and / or dirt in your gasoline will • If battery is removed from tractor for stor - cause problems . age , do not store battery directly on con - • If possible , store your tractor indoors crete or damp surfaces . and cover it to give protection from dust ENGINE and dirt . FUEL SYSTEM • Cover your tractor with a suitable protec - tive cover that does not retain moisture . IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent Do not use plastic . Plastic cannot gum deposits from forming in essential breathe , which allows condensation to fuel system parts such as carburetor , fuel form and cause your tractor to rust . filter , fuel hose , or tank during storage . IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while engine and exhaust areas are still warm . 28
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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 / replace air filter . • Replace fuel filter . • Dirty fuel filter . • Water in fuel . • Drain fuel tank and carbure - tor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . • 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 • Clean / replace air filter . • Dirty air filter . • Bad spark plug . • Replace spark plug . • Weak or dead battery . • Recharge or replace bat - tery . • Replace fuel filter . • Dirty fuel filter . • Drain fuel tank and refill • Stale or dirty . fuel . with fresh gasoline . • Check all wiring . • Loose or damaged 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 . Engine will not turn • 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 bat - tery . • Blown fuse . • Replace fuse . • Clean battery terminals . • Corroded battery termi - nals , • Check all wiring . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Faulty ignition switch . • Check / replace ignition switch . • Faulty solenoid or starter . • Check / replace solenoid or starter , 29
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TROUBLESHOOTINGCHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION • Faulty operator presence • Contact an authorized ser - Engine clicks but vice center . will not start switch ( es ) . • Weak or dead battery . • Recharge or replace battery . • Corroded battery termi - • Clean battery terminals . nals . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check all wiring . • Check / replace solenoid or • Faulty solenoid or starter . starter . Loss of power • Cutting too much grass / • Set in " Higher Cut " position / too fast . reduce speed . • Throttle in " CHOKE " posi - • Adjust throttle control . tion . • Clean underside of mower • Build - up of grass , leaves and trash under mower . housing . • Dirty air filter . • Clean / replace air filter . • Low oil level / dirty oil . • Check oil level / change oil . • Clean and regap or change • Faulty spark plug . spark plug . • Dirty fuel filter . I " Replace fuel filter . I • Drain fuel tank and refill with • Stale or dirty fuel . fresh gasoline . • Water in fuel . • Drain fuel tank and carbure - tor , refill tank with fresh gaso - line and replace fuel filter . • Spark plug wire loose . • Connect and tighten spark plug wire . • Dirty engine air screen / • Clean engine air screen / fins . fins . • Clean / replace muffler . • Dirty / clogged muffler . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check all wiring . • See " To Adjust Carburetor " ° Carburetor out of adjust - ment . in Service and Adjustments section . • Contact an authorized ser - • Engine valves out of ad - vice center . justment . Excessive vibration • Worn , bent or loose • Replace blade . Tighten blade . blade bolt . • Bent blade mandrel , • Replace blade mandrel . • Tighten loose part ( s ) . Re - • Loose / damaged part ( s ) . place damaged parts . Engine continues • Faulty operator - safety • Check wiring , switches and connections . If not to run when opera presence control system . tor leaves seat with corrected , contact an autho - attachment clutch rized service center / depart - ment 3O
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART CORRECTION PROBLEM CAUSE • Worn , bent or loose _ oor cut - uneven • Replace blade . Tighten 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 . • Clean around mandrels to • Clogged mower deck vent 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 . • Place throttle control in • Engine speed too slow . Poor grass discharge " FAST " position . • Travel speed too fast . • Shift to slower speed . • Allow grass to dry before • Wet grass . mowing . • Mower deck not level . • Level mower deck . • Check tires for proper air • Low / uneven tire air pres - sure . pressure , • Worn , bent or loose • RepTace / sharpen blade . blade . Tighten blade bolt . • Clean underside of mower • Buildup of grass , leaves and trash under mower . housing . • Mower drive belt worn . • Replace mower drive belt . • Blades improperly in - • Reinstall blades sharp edge down . stalled . • Replace with blades listed in • Improper blades used . this manual . • Clean around mandrels to • Clogged mower deck vent open vent holes . holes from buildup of grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . • Turn switch " ON " . • Switch is " OFF " . Headlight ( s ) not working ( if so • Replace bulb ( s ) . • Bulb ( s ) burned out . equipped ) • Check / replace light switch . • Faulty light switch . • Check wiring and connec - • Loose or damaged wiring . tions . • Blown fuse . • Replace fuse . Battery willnot • Replace battery . • Bad batte _ cell ( s ) . charge • Poorcable connections . • Check / clean all connections . • Replace regulator . • Faul _ regul _ or ( ifso equipped ) . • Replace alternator . • _ aul _ affernato _ 3 !
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART CAUSE CORRECTION PROBLEM Loss of drive • Freewheel control in " dis - • Place freewheel control in " engaged " position . engaged " position . • Motion drive belt worn , • Replace motion drive belt . damaged or broken . • Purge transmission . • Air trapped in transmis - sion during shipment or servicing . • Move throttle control to Engine " backfires " • Engine throttle control not set at " SLOW " when turning " SLOW " position and allow to idle for 30 seconds before engine " OFP position for 30 seconds stopping engine . before stopping engine . 32
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 SCHEMATIC RED lllm - BATrERY SOLENOID I crx . . o FUSE i WHITE CLUTCH / BRAKE _ ) AMMETER wHrrE ( PEDAL UP ) / L ATT'MENT CLUTCH IGNITION ( CLUTCH OFF ) swFrcH I i ( I FUEL SHUT - OFF SOLENOID SEAT SWITCH ( NOT OCCUPIED ) 6L / _ K / 7 I I BLACK 85 86 I I PRESENCEBL _ OKyE # L1LowRELA _ Y [ STATORBRIAKE BL UE i I I * 87A i IGNITION PLUG GAPGS OPERATOR UNIT ( 2 PLU ON # 2 _ SPARK TWIN CYL ENGINES ) Ill VOLTS # 43kilN , @ 3O0ORP _ CP _ RGIN G SYSTEM OUTP'JT ( CHARGING Sy _ o _ I DISCONN ECTE [ 3 " _ MP DC @ 3 _ 00 RPM . . . . . . . . . • t ORANRGEDE DIODE II _ I U _ HTING SyBT _ L . . . . . . . . . 5 _ p _ Q 38Q0 _ pM _ 14 VOLTS AC MIN . @ 3 _ RPM ( MG _ TS OFFI BROW N NOTE YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH A SPECIAL ALTERNATOR SYSTEM . THE LIGHTS ARE NOT CONNECTED TO THE HEAOLIGHTS BATrERY , BUT HAVE CTHEIRE . OWN ELECTRICAL SOUR BECAUSE OF THIS , THE RELAY BRIGHTNESS OF THE LIGHTS WILL CHANGE WITH ENGINE SPEED . AT IDLE THE LIGHTS WILL D _ M . ASTHE ENGINE IS IGNmON SWITCH NON - REMOVABLE REMOVABLE SPEEDED UP , THE LIGHTS CONNECTIONS CONNECTIONS WILL BECOMETHEIR BRIGHTEST . WIRING INSULATED CUPS NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR SERVICING OF UNIT , THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED TO PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING . 33
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 ELECTRICAL 21 22 1 / " _ i I I I I I I I I 41 I I 7O 26 34
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 163465 Battery 12Volt28 Amp 2 74760412 Bolt , Hex Head 1 / 4 - 20 unc x 3 / 4 8 156417 Case , Battery Mech Hinge 16 161343 Switch , InterlockN Opn / N Opn 19 STD551125 Washer , Lock 20 73350400 Nut , Hex , Jam 1 / 4 - 20 UNC 21 166182 Harness , Ught Socket ( Includes4152J ) 22 4152J Bulb , Light 24 4799J Cable , Battery , 6 Gauge , Red , 11 " 25 146147 Cable , Battery , 6 Gauge , Red , W / 16 Wire 26 166180 Fuse , 15Amp 27 73510400 Nut Keps Hexl / 4 - 20 Unc 28 4207J Cable , Ground , 6 Gauge , Black , 12 " 29 160784 Switch , Plunger NormalOp Olive 30 140301 Switch , Ignition 31 124211X Nut , Ignition 32 141226 Cover , Key Switch 33 109310X Key , Ignition 40 166147 Harness , ignition 41 71110408 Boti , Hex Head , Fin . 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 42 131563 Cover , Terminal , Red 43 145673 Solenoid 44 73640400 NUtKeps BIk Hex 1 / 4o20 UNC 45 121433X AmmeterRectangular 52 141940 ProtectionWire Loop 70 166662 Harness Engine 81 109748X Relay Asm . NOTE : All componentdimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 35
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES 28 58 12 14 14 36
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 165583 Chassis Stamping 2 140356 Drawbar 3 17490612 Screw , Thd . Roll . 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 4 19131216 Washer 13 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Gauge 5 155272 Bumper Hood / Dash 9 161917X013 Dash 10 STD533710 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 t 1 155927 Panel , Dash , L . H . 12 145660 Clip Tinnerroan Grille P / L 13 155934X010 Panel , Dash , R . H . 14 17490608 ScrewThdrol 3 / 6 - 16 x 1 / 2 17 144983X558 Hood Assembly 18 126938X Bumper Hood 25 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Gauge 26 STD541437 Nut 28 145198X558 Gdlle w / Clips MS - 558 29 156217X599 Lens , Grille 30 151287 ) ( 568 Fend / FtrestPnt STLT N HLD 558 31 139976 Bracket , Fender Support 37 17490508 ScrewThdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2Tyt 38 139886 Pivot Bracket Assembly , L . H . 39 139887 Pivot Bracket Assembly , R . H . 51 73800400 Nut Lock w / Insert 1 / 4 - 20 UNC 52 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Ga . 53 145201 BracketGriIFePickoff LH 54 161464 Screw Hex Wshd 8 - 18 x 7 / 8 55 145202 BracketGrille PickoffRH 57 STD522507 Bolt , FinHex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC x , 75 58 150127 Duct Air Engine P / L LT 60 72140606 BoltRdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 64 154796 DashLowerSTLT 74 73680600 NutCrowrdock3 / 8 - 16 UNC 140 158418 Bracket SuspensionFront PlateReinforcementSTLT 142 165867 143 154966 BracketSwaybar Chassis 144 154207 BracketPnt FootrestSTLT RJodPivot Chassis / Hood 145 156524 - - 5479J Plug , Button NOTE : Allcomponent dimensions givenin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 37
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 GROUND DRIVE F 95 30 I 29 _ 146 52 27 22 84 77 55 2 93 • 74 75 _ " 26 1 38
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 GROUND DRIVE KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . 1 150071 Transaxle Assembly 74 121199X Spacer , Split Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 2 142431 Spring , Return , Brake 75 121749 ) ( Gauge 3 143995 Pulley , Transaxle E - Ring 165866 Rod Shift Fender Adjust 76 STD581075 8 Key , Square STD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8x 1 CAD 77 123583X 10 Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 10040400 Washer Lock Hvy Helical 78 121748X 14 Gauge 16 STD541431 Nut Lock Hex W / Ins . 5 / 16 - 18 Unc 81 165591 Shaft Asm Cross Tapered Spring Torsion T / A STD523710 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 Unc x 1 82 165711 18 Washer 17 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . Gr . 5 83 19171216 Link Transaxle STD541437 Nut Lock Hex W / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 84 165816 19 Uric 86 71208 Bushing Washer 21 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga . 21 130564 Knob , Deluxe 1 / 2 - 13 87 19212016 22 145627 Rod , Brake Hydro 88 12000008 Ring Klip # 5304 - 62 24 Console , Shift 73350600 Net , Hex Jam 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 89 164890X428 Nut Selt - Thd Wsh - hd 1 / 4 Zinc 25 106888X Spring , Brake Rod 90 124346X Bolt fin Hex 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 2.25 26 STD551037 Washer 91 74780536 Bolt Fin Hex 27 STD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 3 / 4 CAD . 92 74780524 5 / 16 - 16 Unc x I - 1 / 2 28 145204 Rod , Parking Brake 29 Line Fuel Hydro 4 " 124236X Cap , parking Brake 93 142564 30 130807 Brackel , Transaxle 94 140462 Fan , Hydro 7 " 32 74760512 Bolt Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 3 / 4 95 144643 Control Bypass Hydro 20 " Tires 34 155071 Shaft , Foot Pedal 96 4497H Retainer Spring 1 " Zinc / Cad 35 120 ! 83X Bearing , Nylon 97 140469 Keeper Bolt Rh Hydro . 075C 36 19211616 Washer 18 / 20 " 37 1572H Pin , Roll 98 73510600 Nut Keps 14ex 3 / B - ! _ ; L . q - , Washer 11 / 32x3 / 4x16Ga . 38 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flal 100 19111216 39 STD523777 Bolt 102 141322 WasherBellvil ! a . 501Dx 1.80D 40 4470J Spacer , Split 103 73940800 Nut Hex Jam Toplock 1 / 4 - 20 Unf 41 165838 Keeper , Belt Idler 104 140156 Arm , Control Hydro 42 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 105 71070516 Screw Cap Hex 5 / 16 x 18x 1 Gauge 106 74780520 Bolt Fin Hex 43 19111012 Washer 11 / 32 x 5 / 8 x 12 Ga . 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 1 - 1 / 4 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove 116 72110610 Bolt Rdhd Sqneck 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.25 48 154407 Bellcrank , Clutch 144 19111016 Washer 11 / 32 x 5 / 8 x 16 Ga . 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 145 74490540 Bolt Hex FLGHD 5 / 16 - 18 x Gr 5 50 STD523715 Bolt 150 165850 Bushing Bellcrank Grd Ddve 51 STD541437 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 151 19133210 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 x 10 Ga . 52 STD541431 Nut , Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18 Unc 156 166002 Washer Srrted 53 105710X Link , Clutch 5 / 16 ID X 1 X . 125 55 Bracket Shift Mount 105709X Spdng , Return , Clutch 158 165589 56 STD523712 Bolt Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 159 165494 Hub Tapered Flange Shift LT 57 140294 V - Belt 160 19292016 Washer 29 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga . 59 140312 Keeper , Center Span 161 72140406 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 61 Gr . 5 17490612 Screw Thdrol . 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 Ty . TT 62 8883R Cover , Pedal 162 73680400 Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 20 Uric 63 Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 20 Uric x 1 140186 Pulley , Engine 163 74780416 64 71170764 Bolt Hex 7 / 16 - 20 x 4 Gr . 5 Gr . 5 65 STD551143 Washer 164 19091010 Washer 5 / 8 x . 281 x 10 Ga . 66 Bracket Pivot Lever 154778 Keeper Belt Engine Hydro 165 165623 7O Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 134683 Keeper Belt Engine 166 166880 71 140158 Strap Torque Lh Hydro 18 / 20 " T 168 165492 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 561 72 19132012 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 12 169 165580 Plate Fastening LT Gauge 73 156347 Strap Torque Rh Hydro 18 / 20 " T NOTE : Allcomponent dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 rnm 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 STEERING ASSEMBLY _ 41 , " - " - - - - 42 i 37 - - - - . _ _ _ V I 62 44 61 67 47 65 43 / / I i I I 8 4O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 STEERING ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 139768 Steenng Wheel 2 154427 Axle Assembly STMP Dropped STL 3 156483 Spindle Assembly , LH . 4 157473 Spindle Assembly , R , H 5 6266H Bearing , Race , Thrust , Hardened 6 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 7 19272016 Washer 27 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 8 12000029 Ring , Klip 9 3366R Bearing , Steering Column 10 156438 Draglink Extended Stamped 11 STD551137 Washer , Lock 13 154779 Bearing Axle STLT / GT 15 73901000 Nut , Lock , Flange 5 / 6 - 11 UNC 17 156546 Shaft Assembly , Steering 18 57079 Washer , Thrust . 515 x . 750 x . 033 19 160395 Support , Shaft 22 165857 Screw Hex Wshhd Torx 23 165851 Pittman Shaft Assembly 25 154406 Bracket , Steering 26 126847X Bushing , Link , Drag 27 136874 Gear , Sector 28 19131416 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 29 17490612 Screw , Thd . , Ro & 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 Pin 30 STD561210 32 130465 " Rod , Tie 36 155099 Bushing , Steering Screw 37 152927 38 139769 Insert , Steedng Wheel 39 19133808 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 - 3 / 8 x 8 Gauge 4O STD541537 Gdpco Nut 41 100711L Adaptor , Steering Wheel 42 145054 Boot , Steering Shaft • 43 121749 ) ( Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 44 153720 Extension Shaft Steering LR . LT 46 121232X Cap , Spindle 47 6855M Fitting , Grease Nut Lock Hex w / Ins . 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 51 STD541431 Belt Fin Hex 5 / 16 - 18 UNC x 1 - 1 / 4 54 74780520 62 167902 Kit Steering Asm Service 63 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 Gr 5 65 154780 Spacer Axle 66 154404 Bearing Arm Pittman 67 74781044 Bolt , Fin Hex 5 / 8ol 1 UNC x 2 - 3 / 4 68 154429 Axle , Brace Washer 13 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 12 Ga . 79 19132012 80 74950612 Belt Hex Nylon 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 NOTE : Allcomponentdimensionsgiven inU . S . inches 1 inch = 25,4 mm 41
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 ENGINE 4 33 29 40 OPTIOSNpAarLk AErQreUsItPeMr ENT 1 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 ENGINE KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 162156 Control , Throttle 2 17720410 Screw , Hex Head , Thread Cutting 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 6 3 Engine , ( See Breakdown ) KohlerModelCVl 5 - 41567 4 159420 Muffler 14 13280328 Nipple , Pipe 3 / 8 NPT x 3 - 1 / 2 15 13200300 Elbow , Standard 90 ° , 3 / 8 - 18 NPT 16 STD551237 Washer 23 159880 Shield Bm / Dbr Guacd 29 137180 Arrestor , Spark 31 109202X Tank , Fuel 32 158990 Cap Assembly , Fuel Sears , Vented 33 123487X Clamp , Hose 35 17490512 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - ! 8 x 3 - 4 Tyt 37 137040 Line , Fuel 3 _ . . . . . . . Plug , Oi ! Drain ( See Engine B = eak - down ) 40 124028X Bushing , Snap , Fuel Line 44 17490412 Screw , Hex Washer Head , Thd . , Roll . 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 46 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 62 STD551131 Washer , Lock 77 19101216 Washer 5 / 16 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . Bolt Hex 79 M740108025 80 74760508 Bolt Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 1 / 2 81 128861 Nut Flange 1 / 4 - 20 Starter Nut NOTE : Allcomponent dimensions given in U , S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 SEAT ASSEMBLY II 22 21 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 140123 Seat 12 121246X Bracket , Switch Mounting 2 140551 Bracket , Pivot , Seat 13 121248X Bushing , Snap 3 STD523710 Bolt 14 72050412 Bolt , Carriage 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 2 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 10 Gauge 15 134300 Spacer , Split . 28 x . 88 5 145006 Clip , Push - In Hinged 16 121250X Spdng 6 S'rD541437 Nut 17 123976X Locknut , Flange 1 / 4 Grade 5 7 124181X Spdng , Seat 21 153236 Bolt , Shoulder 5 , ' 16 - 18UNC 8 17490616 Screw , Thd . , Roll . 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 22 $ 1 _ 541431 Nut 9 19131614 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 14 Gauge 24 19171912 Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 10 155925 Pan , Seat EmbossQCK Conn . Gauge 11 16636 _ Knob Seat 25 127018X Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 62 NOTE : All componentdimensionsgiven inU . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mra 44
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 DECALS 13 1 10 5 2 16 21 6 3 20 11 12 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 156811 Decal , Dash Pnl Decal , Oper . Instr . 13 163261 2 t 39769 Decal , V - Belt Schematic Cap Wheel Steer Opp Sears 14 160396 3 163200 Decal , Hood , R . H . 16 138047 Decal , Battery Diehard 4 163202 Decal , Hood , LH . 20 149516 Decal , Battery Dngr / Psn Eng 5 168460 Decal , Replacement Parts 21 163205 Decal , Fender Auto Sears 6 133644 Decal , Customer Maintenance - * 138311 Decal , Lift Handle 8 166887 Decal , DeckMower EZ3 - - 154515 Pad Footrest LH STLT 9 163204 Pad FootrestRH STLT Decal , Fender , Craftsman - _ 154516 10 156439 Decal , Fender Danger - - 168467 Owner's Manual English 11 169210 Decal , Drawbar Cntd Mvt Hyd Lt - - 168468 Owner's Manual , Spanish 12 146046 Decal , V - Belt Drive Schematic WHEELS & TIRES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Valve Cap , Tire 2 65139 Stem , Valve 3 106222X Tire , Front 2 _ 5 , _ 4 59904 Tube , FrontTire ( Not Provided , 4,10 Service Item Only ) 7 5 106732X427 Rim , Front 6 278H Fitting , Grease ( FrontWheel Only ) 11 7 90401 - 1 Bearing , Flange ( Front Wheel Only ) 8 106108X427 Rim , Rear 9 122082X " 13reR , ear 10 7152J Tube , RearTire ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 11 104757X Cap , Axle - - 144334 Sealant , Tire 10oz . NOTE ; All componentdimensions givenin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 45
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 LIFT ASSEMBLY 7 5 3 13 2 4 6 13 19 13 20 20 19 15 32 46
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 LIFT ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159460 LiftLever Inner Wire Assembly 2 159471 Shaft Assembly , Lift 3 105767X Pin , Groove 4 12000002 E - Ring 5 19211621 Washer 21 / 32 x 1 x 21 Gauge 6 120183X Bearing , Nylon 7 125631X Grip , Handle , Fluted 8 122365X Button , Plunger , Red 11 139865 Link , Lift , LH . 12 139866 Link , Lift , R . H . 13 STD624008 Retainer Spring 15 127218 Link , Front 16 73350800 NuL Hex , Jam 1 / 2 - 13 UNC 17 130171 Trunnion 18 73680800 Nut Crown _ ock ! / 2 - ! 3 Unc 19 139868 A , ' m , Susper = sion , Regr 20 ! 63552 Retairl _ . _ Sr p , ing 31 140302 Bearing , P ' , 4 , LiFLSphedca ! 32 73540600 Nut , Oown [ ock 3 , ' 8 24 NOTE : All componet ; t dimensions given in US . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 47
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 MOWER DECK 68 45 34 , . 33 31 58 17 21 22 _ 23 24 \ 2 119 16 28 27 29 18 4 \ 5 21 , 116 48
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 MOWERDECK KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . I 164961 Mower Housing 58 140086 Spring , Torsion Brakes 2 STD533107 Bolt 59 141043 Guard , TUV Idler Knob Custom Oval 3 138017 Bracket Assembly , Sway Bar , 67 162113 Front 68 144200 V - Belt 4 13844O Bracket Assembly , Sway Bar 71 142427 Rod , Clutch , Pdmary , with Nibs 5 STD624008 Retainer Spring 72 131870 Spring , Retum 6 130832 Ann , Suspension , Rear 73 127847 Arm , Clutch , Secondary 8 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Grade 8 74 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock Gauge 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 75 12000029 Ring , Klip 11 134149 Bolt , Shoulder Blade , Mulching 76 12890G 12 129895 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1.44 Bearing , Ball 13 137645 Shaft Assembly , Mandrel , Vented 77 127845 Keeper , Spring ( Includes Key Number 6 ) 78 160570 Lever Asm . Clutch Pri P / L 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 79 127498 Bushing , Large , Brass 15 110485X Beadng , Ball , Mandrel 80 153701 Spdng , Mower Clutch 16 140329 Stripper , Vented Mower Deck 81 73350600 Nut , HexJam 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 17 72110610 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 82 142028 Trunnion , Adj . 18 7214O505 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x5 / 8 83 120958X Washer Sintered 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 84 156084 Keeper Belt Idler Fixed 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 85 72140618 Bolt Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 4 21 STD541431 Nut Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 92 STD541437 Nut 22 134753 Stiffener Bracket 101 136420 Mulcher Cover 23 131267 Bracket , Deflector 102 71161010 Screw 24 10,5304X Cap , Sleeve 103 19061216 Washer # 10 25 123713X Spring , Torsion , Deflector 104 STD551110 Washer , Lock 26 110452X Nut , Push 105 160793 Latch Assembly , Bagger 27 130968 Shield , Deflector 106 2029J Nut , Weld 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32 x 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 11I 155197 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel LH . 29 131491 Red , Hinge 112 155198 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel R . H . 30 157722 ScrewThd Rolling Wase Head 113 17490512 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 _ 18 x 3 / 4 31 129963 Washer , Spacer 114 73510500 Nut , Hex , Keps 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 32 153535 Pulley , Mandrel 115 72110504 Bolt , Cardage 5 / 16 UNC x 1 / 2 33 137266 Nut , Toplock , Flanged 116 4898H Bolt , Shoulder 34 STD533717 Bolt 117 165746 Wheel , Gauge 35 133835 Fastner , ChristmasTree 118 73930600 Nut , Centedock3 / 8 - 16 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Fiat 119 19121414 Washer 3 / 8 x 7 / 8 x 14 Gauge 37 19131316 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 16 12t 143723 Bracket Gauge 126 153390 Washer Felt 40 STD5414 . 37 NutCrownlock3 / 8 - 16 UNC 129 t9131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga . 41 133551 Rod , Pivot , with Nibs 130 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 43 140083 Red , Clutch , Secondary , with Gr . 5 Nibs t31 s'r'D533710 Bolt , RDHD SQNK 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , L . H . 132 19132203 SpacerWasher 13 / 32 I . D . x 1 - 3 / 8 45 STD624003 Retainer O . D . x 1 / 4 46 137729 Screw , Thd , Roll 1 / 4 - 20x5 / 8 141 6266H Washer Thrust . 75 x 1.230 48 133944 Washer , Hardened - - 130794 Mandrel Assembly ( Includes Key 49 155066 RollerAssembly , Cam Follower Numbers 8 - 10 , 12 - 15,31 and 32 ) 50 131340 Bolt , Shoulder # 10 - 24 Grade 5 - - 164963 Mower Deck , Complete ( Standard 51 STD541410 Lecknut Deck , Order Separately Mulcher 52 139888 Plateand Gauge Wheel Compo - Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC nents , Key Nos . 101 - 106 and 111 - 53 131845X900 Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake 121 ) 54 133943 Washer , Hardened NOTE : Allcomponent dimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 55 155046 Arm , Idler 1 inch = 25.4 mm 56 122052X Spacer , Retainer 49
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 HYDRO GEAR TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 319 - 0650 58 41 139 18 28 59 91 26 23 19 91 4 5 3 35 5O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 HYDRO GEAR TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 319 - 0650 KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . Washer 7 / 16 x 7 / 8 x . 060 1 142930 Housing , Lower 43 142884 Differential Assembly 2 142931 Assembly , Upper Housing 44 150829 Washer 3 / 4 x 1.5 x . 13 3 142932 Seal , Lip 52 142991 Seal . 75 x 1.25 x . 250 4 142928 Ring , Wire Retai _ ing 53 142961 Shaft , Input 5 142933 Ring , Retaining 56 142 £ 63 Bolt 1 / 4 - 20 x 1.38 6 142934 Beadng , Shaft Ball 58 142964 Pin . 50D x . 43 ID x . 750 7 142935 Bearing , Cradle 59 142965 Arm , Control 8 150771 Beanng , Thrust 30 x 52 x 13 62 142966 9 142937 Swashplate , Vadable 63 142967 Puck , Dampener Set Screw 13 142938 Block , Cylinder Assembly 64 142920 14 142939 Arm , Trunnion 68 142969 Sp # ng Stud 5 / 16 - 24 15 142940 Seal , Lip 69 144610 17 142941 Guide , Slot 83 142971 Jackshaft Assembly 18 150772 Shaft , Motor 85 150806 Jackshaft Screw , Cap 19 150773 Beanng , Thrust 42 x 68 x 16 88 142973 Washer 7 / 16x 1 x 1 / 2 23 142944 Block , Cylinder Assembly 89 142974 24 142945 Seal , Lip 10 x 25 x 7 90 142975 Sleeve Bearing 25 142,946 Actuator , Bypass 91 142976 Seal , Wiper 26 150774 Center Seclion Assen ] bly Kit 92 142977 Spring , Block Washer , Block Th " ust 27 142948 Sea ! , Lip 26 x 42 x £ 93 142978 Cap , Vent Assembly 28 142 " ) 49 Ring , Retaining 112 142917 29 142Y30 Washer 26x35x I 1 ! 4 1429 ! 8 Fitting , O _ £ ing Ass , J ! i , t _ ly 30 ! ' d , ! , ' _ 7 Piai ¢ , Bypass 119 i , i2980 Spacer 34 142551 Oii Filter Elefnent IL _ i44607 Nut , Castle 51 ! 6 24 Pin , Cotter 35 142952 Arm , Bypass 135 144608 3b 1,129 _ , 3 Ring , Retai _ ing ! 39 150775 Spling , Carnpressk _ n Not , Hex 5 / 16 24 37 142954 An'n , Actuating 140 150776 Transaxle Complete 38 142955 Pin , Actuating 900 1.500 " 71 39 1 . £ 0T / 7 Bolt 5 / 16 - 24 x 1 - 3 / 4 40 150778 Locknut , Hex 5 / 16 - 24 UNJC NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S inches 41 142958 Brake Rotor / Stator Kit 1 inch = 25.4 mm 5 !
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV15S , TYPE NUMBER PS - 41567 AIR INTAKE I BLOWER HOUSING AND BAFFLES I 8 - - 4 14 6 - - e ENGINE CONTROLS I 11 - - _ = _ - - 10 - - 9 S 3 / 14 _ . CRANKSHAFT I EXHAUST I _ 4 / 6 52
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 KOHLERENGINE - MODELNUMBERCV15S , TYPENUMBERPS - 41567 AIR INTAKE ENGINE CONTROLS KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO , DESCRIPTION 1 12 - 743 - 05 Kit , Air Cleaner 1 12 - 079 - 07 Linkage , Choke ( lnolodes Key Numbers 2 thru 2 12 - 237 - 01 Clamp , Cable 12 ) 2 25 - 341 - 02 Knob , Air Cleaner Cover 3 M - 0664020 Screw , Locked Socket 3 12 - 096 - 24 Cover , Air Cleaner M6 x 1.0 x 20 ( 2 ) 4 12 _ 83 - 08 Precleaner Element 4 M - 0545016 Screw , Hex Flange M5 x . 8 x 16 5 12 - 100 - 01 Wing Nut 5 12 - 536 - 09 Control , Speed Assembly ( in - cludes Key Numbers 6 through 9j 6 X - 25 - 63 Washer , Plain 1 / 4 6 M - 0443020 Screw , Pan Head M4 x 0.7 x 20 7 12 - 083 - 05 Element , Air Cleaner ( Includes 7 SM - 0443025 Screw , Pan Head M4 x 0.7 x 25 # 7 ) 8 12 - 313 - 04 Grommet 8 12 - 089 - 11 Spring , Choke Adjust ( 2 ) 9 12 - 094 - 12 Base , Air Cleaner 9 12 - 089 - 23 Spring , Choke Return ( Includes Key Numbers 9 and 10 ) 10 12 - O89 - 24 Spring , Governor 10 12 - 072 - O5 Stud , Mounting Plate M6 x 1.0 x 11 M _ 641060 Nut , Hex Flange M6 x 1.0 66 12 SM _ 642025 Screw , Hex Flange 11 12 - 086 - 01 Screw , # 10 Hi - Lo Thread M6x 1.0x25 Forming ( 2 ) 13 12 - 090 - 05 Lever , Governor 12 12 - 041 - 02 Gasket , Air Cleaner 14 25 - 158 - 11 Bushing , Throttle Linkage NOTILLUSTRATED 15 12 - 079 - 01 Linkage , Throttle - - 12 - 113 - 53 DecaI , AirCleaner 16 25 - 158 - 08 Bushing , Linkage Retaining CRANKSHAFT EXHAUST KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 M - 0829033 Stud , M8 x 1.25 x 33 ( 2 ) 1 12 - 014 - 37 Crankshaft 2 12 - 041 - 03 Gasket , Exhaust Manifold 2 12 - 139 - 01 Plug , Cup 3 M - 0841080 Nut , Hex Flange M8 x 1.25 ( 2 ) 4 12 - 126 - 11 Bracket , Muffler BLOWER HOUSING AND BAFFLES 5 12 - 445 - 06 Strap , Lifting 6 M - 0645025 Screw , Hax Flange M6 x 1.0 x 25 ( 2 ) KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 M - 0545010 Screw , Hex Flange NOT ILLUSTPA , ' TED M5 x 0.8 x 10 ( 8 ) 2 24468 - 10 Washer , Plain 1 / 4 KEY PART 3 12 - 146 - 07 Plate , Blower Housing NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 4 M _ 645020 Screw , Hex Flange M6 x 1.0 x 20 6 24 - 096 - 05 Cover , Pinion - - 12 - 522 - 18 Short Block 7 12 - 027 - 32 Housing , Blower - - 12 - 755 - 59 Gasket Set 9 12 - 141 - 01 Ring , Retaloer ( 2 ) 8 12 - 096 - 28 Cover 10 25 - 154 - 02 Clip , Mounting ( 3 ) RPM Settings : Low Speed : 1500 - 2000 11 M - 0545020 Screw , Hex Flange M5 x . 8 x 20 RPM Settings : Hk : jhSpeed : 3200 - 3400 ( 3 ) 12 12 - 063 - 05 Baffle , Intake Side NOTE : Allcomponent dimensions given inU . S . inches 13 M _ 645016 Screw , Hex Flange 1 inch = 25.4 mm M6x 1.0 x 16 ( 2 ) 14 124 ) 63 - 08 Baffle , Cylinder Head 15 12 - 063 - 01 Baffle , Cylinder NOr ILLUS'rRA ] T = D - - 12 - 113 - 64 Decal , Horsepower 53
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV15S , TYPE NUMBER PS - 41567 FUEL SYSTEM I 4 / 7 / 24 - • 23 33 - - _ - 28 31 / 30 CYLINDER HEAD , VALVE AND BREATHER I 2S _ / 15 14 54
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV15S , TYPE NUMBER PS - 41567 FUEL SYSTEM CYLINDER HEAD , VALVE AND BREATHER KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 12 - 853 - 56 Kit , Carburetor ( Includes # 2 thru 1 12 - 351 - 01 Lifter , Valve ( 2 ) 6 ) 2 12 - 755 - 60 Kit , Cylinder Head 2 12 - 041 . . 02 Gasket , AirCleaner 3 12 - 411 - 01 Rod , Push ( 2 ) 3 12 - 053 - 56 CarburetorAssembly 4 12 - 041 - 10 Gasket , Cylinder Head ( For InformationOnly - Not 5 12 - 017 - 01 Valve , Intake , Standard Size Available Separately ) 12 - 017 - 02 Varve , Intake , . 25 " Oversize ( Includes Key Numbers 12 thru 6 12 - 016 - 01 Valve , Exhaust , Standard 27 ) 12 - 016 - 02 Valve , Exhaust , . 25 " Oversize 4 12 - 041 - 01 Gasket , Carburetor ( 2 ) 7 12 - 146 - 13 Plate , Guide 5 12 - 089 - 23 Spring , Choke Return 8 12 - 468 - 05 Washer , Plain 13 / 32 6 12 - 079 - 07 Linkage , Choke 9 12 - 112 - 13 Spacer , Head Bert Exhaust Pod 7 12 - 2654 ) 4 Deflector , Heat 10 12 - 086 - 15 Screw , HexFlange 8 X - 426 - 9 Clamp , Hose ( 2 ) M10 x 1.5 x 81 ( 5 ) 9 25 - 353 - 10 Line , Fuel , 9 " 11 12 - 089 - 01 Spring , Valve ( 2 ) 10 25 - 050 . . 02 Filter , Fuel 12 12 - 173 - 01 Cap , Valve Spring ( 2 ) 11 47 - 154 - 01 Clip , Cable 13 12 - 755 - 03 Kit , Retainer ( 2 ) 12 12 - 086 - 07 Screw , Hex Cap 8 - 32 x 3 / 8 14 X - 426 - 9 Clamp , Hose ( 2 ) 13 12 - 431O1 Sleeve , Insulating 15 12 - 3264 ) 3 Hose , Breather 14 12 - 368 - 05 Needle , Idle , Fue ! Adjust 16 M - 0645020 Screw , Hex Flange 15 12 - 089 - 09 Spring , Idl , , ; Fue ! MS x 1.0 x 20 ( 5 } 16 i2 © 86 - 04 Screw , Idle Speed Adjust 1 / _ 2 - 096 - 07 Cover , V , _ Iv _ w : _ it _ ! qi _ : p4c 17 12 - 089 - 0 _ i Spring , ! ( fie Speed 18 2350i 1 R _ [ ainek Sprqq 18 12 - 14603 Plate , ThrottJe 19 24 - 03 _ - 0 £ _ . - ' e _ : V1q , k , e 2 " . a 19 25 - 086 - 27 Screw , Thlotile Plate 12 ) 20 M - 064C _ : _ t - c : e , . , bqe _ F : ! _ : , _ , e MO - : " . : - _ ! 20 12 - 144 - 09 Shaft , Fhrottle ' , _ ithLever _ . d ( 2 } Sea ! 21 24 - 194 - 0 ! Pivot , Rocker Arm ( 2 ) 21 12 - 144438 Shaft Choke 22 24 - 186 - 03 Arm , Rocker ( 2 ) 22 12 @ 89 - 10 Spring , Choke 23 M @ 545010 Screw , HexFlange 23 12 - 146 - 02 Plate , Choke M5 x 0.8 x 10 24 12 - 337 - 03 Jet , Main 24 12 - 018 - 01 Retainer , Breather Reed 25 12 - 757.02 Kit , Float 25 12 - 402 - 02 Reed , Breather 26 12 - 041 @ 5 Gasket , Bowl 26 12 - 318 - 09 Head , Cylinder 27 12 - 104.01 Bowl , Fuel 27 X - 75 - 23 Plug , Pipe , Allen Head 1 / 8 28 12 - 757 @ 9 Kit , Solenoid Assembly ( Includes Key Nunrber 29 ) NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 29 12 @ 41 - 06 Gasket , Bowl Retainer Screw 1 inch = 25.4 mm 30 M - 0641060 Nut , Hex Flange M6 x 1.0 ( 2 ) 31 X - 28 - 63 Washer , Plain 1 / 4 32 X - 22 - 11 Washer , Lock 1 / 4 33 M - 0629122 Stud , M6 x 1.0 x 122 ( 2 ) NOTILLUSTRATED - - 12 - 041 - 01 Gasket , Carburetor - - 12 - 757.03 Kit , Carburetor Repair - - 12 - 518 - 05 Lead , Solenoid , Black , 5 " , 14 Gauge , Uninsulated Push - On Tabs - - 41 - 518 - 34 Lead , Ground , Green , 5 " , 18 Gauge Insulated Grip Barrel Eyelets - - 277563 Connector - - 12 - 454 - 03 Tie , Cable 55
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271024 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV15S , TYPE NUMBER PS - 41567 GNITION / ELECTRICAL ] OIL PAN / LUBRICATION I - - $ 16 - - / _ O - - 7 & - - II CRANKCASE I STARTING SYSTEM I 12 56
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL , NOT ACROSS HILL SIGHTING GUIDE SI : _ T AND HOLD THIS LEVEL WITH , _ ' : _ LINE OR TREE . iJ _ Operate your Troactc _ , apand down the face of slopes ( not I _ greater than 15 ) , n _ ver across the face . Make turns gradu - _ ally to prevent tiprir : _ _ or loss of control . Exercise extreme I _ - - ca _ Jtior _ when ch _ _ iT , _ di , ection on slopes .
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For in - home major brand repair service : Call 24 hours a day , 7 days a week 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME SM ( 1 - 800 - 469 - 4663 ) Para pedir servicio de 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 pi _ ces 1 - 800 - 665 - 4455 For the repair or replacement parts you need : Call 6 am - 11 pm CST , 7 days a week PartsDirectsM 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 I 8F = AR8 Home CentralsM • = € 168467 Rev . 2 08.12.99 RH / SV Printed in U . S . A
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0168468 Owner's manual, spanish
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0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
1163465 Battery 12 volt 28 amp
16161343 Switch, interlock n opn/n opn
19STD551125 Washer, lock
274760412 Bolt
2073350400 Nut
21166182 Harness
224152J Bulb
244799J Cable
25146147 Cable battery
26166180 Fuse, 15 amp
2773510400 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
284207J Cable
29160784 Switch . plunger
30140301 Ignition switch
31124211X Nut ignition
32141226 Cover key switch
33109310X Molded key
40166147 Harness . ignition
4171110408 Bolt
42131563 Cover
43145673 Solenoid
4473640400 Nut
45121433X Ammeter rectangular
52141940 Protectoin wire loop (hour meter)
70166662 Engine harness
8156417 Case, battery mech hinge
81109748X Relay
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0168468 Owner's manual, spanish
0168467 Owner's manual, english
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0154516 Footrest pad
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0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
1165583 Chassis stamping
10STD533710 Bolt, carriage 3/8-16 x 1
11155927 Panel, dash, l.h.
12145660 Clip tinnerman grille p / l
13155934X010 Panel, dash r.h.
1417490608 Screw
140158418 Bracket suspension
142165867 Plate . reinforcement
17144983X558 Hood asssembly
18126938X Bumper hood
2140356 Drawbar
2519131312 Washer
26STD541437 Nut
28145198X558 Grille w/clips ms-558
29155217X599 Lens grille
317490612 Screw, thd. roll. 3/8-16 x 3/4
30151287X558 Fend/ftrest pnt stlt n hld 558
31139976 Support bracket
3717490508 Screw
38139886 Pivot bracket
39139887 Pivot bracket
419131216 Washer 13/32 x 3/4 x 16 gauge
5155272 Hood bumper
5173800400 Lock nut
5219091416 Washer
53145201 Bracket
54161464 Screw, spiderloc hex hd #8 x 7/8
55145202 Bracket
57STD522507 Bolt, fin hex 1/4-20 unc x .75
58150127 Air duct
6072140606 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 3/4
64154798 Lower Bracket assembly, clutch, mounting evx
7473680600 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
9161917X013 Dash, silkscreened
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0168468 Owner's manual, spanish
0168467 Owner's manual, english
1150071 Transaxle
10STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 1 cad
10019111216 Washer
102141322 Washer
10373940800 Nut
104140156 Control arm
10571070516 Screw
10674780520 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/4
11672110610 Bolt
1410040400 Washer lock hvy helical
14419111016 Washer
14574490540 Hex flange bolt
150165850 Bell bushing
15119133210 Washer
156166002 Serrated washer
157153236 Bolt-shoulder
158165589 Shift
159165494 Hub tapered flange shift lt
16STD541431 Nut lock hex w/ins. 5/16-18 unc
16019292016 Washer
16172140406 T bolt
16273680400 Lock nut
16374780416 Bolt hex fin 1/4-20 unc x 1 grade 5
16419091010 Washer 5/8 x .281 x 10 ga.
165165623 Bracket pivot lever
166166880 Screw 5/16 - 18 x 5/8 tt yellow
168165492 Shoulder bolt
169165580 Plate . fastener
18STD523710 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
19STD541437 Nut lock hex w/wsh 3/8-16 unc
2142431 Spring
21130564 Knob pistol
22145627 Hy rod . brake
2473350600 Nut, hex jam 3/8-16 unc
25106888X Spring rod
26STD551037 Washer
27STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 3/4 cad
28145204 Rod
29124236X Cap, parking brake
3143995 Pulley
30130807 Mounting bracket
3274760512 Bolt hex hd 5/16-18 unc x 3/4
34155071 Shaft assembly pedal foot lt/stlt
35120183X Bearing
3619211616 Washer
371572H Pin, roll
38131494 Pulley, idler, flat
39STD523727 Bolt
404470J Spacer
41165838 Keeper , belt
4219131312 Washer
4319111012 Washer
47127783 Pulley, idler, v-groove
48154407 Cl bellcrank
49123205X Retainer
50STD523715 Bolt
51STD541437 Nut, crownlock 3/8-16 unc
52STD541431 Nut, crownlock 5/16-18 unc
53105710X Link
55105709X Spring
56STD523712 Bolt hex 3/8-16 x 1-1/4
57140294 Belt
59140312 Keeper, center span
6117490612 Screw thdrol. 3/8-16 x 3/4 ty. tt
628883R Pedal cover
63140186 Engine pulley
6471170764 Bolt hex 7/16-20 x 4 gr. 5
65STD551143 Washer
66154778 Keeper - belt
70134683 Keeper
71140158 Strap
7219132012 Washer
73156347 Torque strap
74121199X Spacer, split
75121749X Washer
76STD581075 E-ring
77123583X Square key
78121748X Washer
8165866 Rod shift fender adjust stlt
81165591 Shaft assembly cross tapered
82165711 Shift spring
8319171216 Washer
84165816 Link . transaxle
8671208 Bushing
8719212016 Washer
8812000008 Ring
89164890X428 Shift console
90124346X Nut
9174780536 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 2.25
9274780524 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/2
93142564 Fuel line
94140462 Fan
95144643 Control bypass hydro 20" tires
964497H Retainer spring 1" zinc/cad
97140469 Bolt
9873510600 Nut
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0168468 Owner's manual, spanish
0168467 Owner's manual, english
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
1139768 Steering wheel
10156438 Link drag extended stamped
11STD551137 Washer, lock
13154779 Spacer, bearing, front axle
1573901000 Nut
17156546 Shaft, assembly strg private label
1857079 Washer
19160395 Support shaft
2154427 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
2917490612 Screw, thd, roll. 3/8-16 x 3/4
3156483 Spindle
30STD561210 Pin
32130465 Rod, tie
36155099 Bushing, steering
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38139769 Insert, cap steering wheel, standard, black
3919133808 Washer 13/32 x 2-3/8 x 8 gauge
4157473 Spindle
40STD541537 Gripco nut
41100711L Adaptor, steering wheel
42145054 Boot, steering shaft
43121749X Washer
44153720 Extension shaft steering lr.lt
46121232X Cap
476855M Zerk grease fitting
56266H Thrust washer
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
65154780 Axle spacer
66154404 Bearing - arm
6774781044 Bolt
68154429 Axle brace
719272016 Washer
7919132012 Washer
812000029 Ring
8074950612 Bolt hex nylon 3/8-16 x 3/4
93366R Bearing
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0168468 Owner's manual, spanish
0168467 Owner's manual, english
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
1162156 Control, throttle
1413280328 Nipple
1513200300 Elbow, standard 90°, 3/8-18 npt
16STD551237 Washer
217720410 Screw, hex head, thread cutting 1/4-20 x 5/8
23159880 Shield, browning / debris guard
29137180 Spark arrestor
3N/P Engine (kohler model cv15s-41567)
31109202X Fuel tank
32158990 Cap assembly, fuel sears, vented
33123487X Clamp hose
3517490512 Screw thdrol 5/16-18 x 3-4 tyt
37137040 Fuel line
38N/P Plug, oil drain (order from engine manufacturer)
4159420 Muffler
40124028X Bushing, snap, fuel line
4417490412 Screw
4619091416 Washer
62STD551131 Washer, lock
7719101216 Washer 5/16 x 3/4 x 16 ga.
79M740108025 Bolt hex
8074760508 Bolt hex hd 5/16-18 unc x 1/2
81128861 Nut flange 1/4-20 starter nut
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0168468 Owner's manual, spanish
0168467 Owner's manual, english
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
1140123 Seat
10155925 Pan, seat emboss qck conn.
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 Locknut, flange 1/4 grade 5
2140551 Bracket pivot
21153236 Bolt, shoulder 5/16-18 unc
22STD541431 Nut
2419171912 Washer
25127016X Bolt, shoulder 5/16-18 x .62
3STD523710 Bolt
419131610 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 40 (96012001102)
5145006 Clip push-in hinged (96012001102)
6STD541437 Nut
7124181X Spring
817490616 Screw, thd., roll. 3/8-16 x 1
919131614 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 gauge
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0168468 Owner's manual, spanish
0168467 Owner's manual, english
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
1156811 Decal fender stlth operating instructions e/s
10156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
11142341 Decal
12146046 Decal
13163261 Decal, dash pnl kohler 15.5 ohv
14160396 Decal v-belt schematic 42" eng
16138047 Decal
2139769 Insert, cap steering wheel, standard, black
20149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
21163205 Fender decal
3163200 Decal, hood, r.h.
4163202 Decal, hood, l.h. craftsman
5168460 Decal, replacement parts
6133644 Decal
8166887 Decal deck mower ez3 mulching
9163204 Decal, fender, craftsman
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0168468 Owner's manual, spanish
0168467 Owner's manual, english
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
159192 Valve cap
107152J Tube
11104757X Cap, axle
265139 Valve stem
3106222X Tire, front
459904 Tube
5106732X427 Rim, front
6278H Fitting
79040H Flange bearing
8106108X427 Rim, rear
9122082X Tire, rear
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0168468 Owner's manual, spanish
0168467 Owner's manual, english
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
1159460 Wire assembly inner/spring with plunger lt
11139865 Link, lift, l.h.
12139866 Link, lift, r.h.
13STD624008 Retainer spring
15127218 Front Link
1673350800 Nut, hex, jam 1/2-13 unc
17130171 Trunnion
1873680800 Nut
19139868 Arm suspension
2159471 Assembly line shaft
20163552 Clip, hairpin (standard hardware-purchase locally)
3105767X Pin
31140302 Bearing, pvt, lift spherical
3273540600 Crownlock nut
412000002 E-ring
519211621 Washer
6120183X Bearing
7125631X Grip
8122365X Button, plunger, red
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0168468 Owner's manual, spanish
0168467 Owner's manual, english
0164963 Mower deck complete (std deck-order seperately ...
0154516 Footrest pad
0154515 Pad footrest lh stlt
1164961 Mower housing
10140296 Washer
101136420 Mulch plate
10271161010 Screw
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.
11317490512 Screw thdrol 5/16-18 x 3/4
11473510500 Nut, hex, keps 5/16-18 unc
11572110504 Bolt, carriage 5/16 unc x 1/2
1164898H Shoulder bolt
117165746 Gauge wheel
11873930600 Lock nut
11919121414 Washer 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
13219132203 Washer
14128774 Housing
1416266H Thrust washer
15110485X Bearing
16140329 Stripper, vented mower deck
1772110610 Bolt
1872140505 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
19132827 Bolt shoulder
2STD533107 Bolt
20159770 Vortex baffle
21STD541431 Nut crownlock 5/16-18 unc
22134753 Stiffener bracket
23131267 Bracket, deflector
24105304X Cap
25123713X Spring
26110452X Push nut
27130968 Shield
2819111016 Washer
29131491 Rod , hinge
3138017 Bracket
30157722 Screw thd rolling wase head
31129963 Washer, spacer
32153535 Pulley, mandrel
33137266 Nut, toplock, flange
34STD533717 Bolt
35133835 Fastener
36131494 Pulley, idler, flat
3719131316 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 gauge
4138440 Bracket assembly, deck sway bar, 38"
40STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
41133551 Pivot rod
43140083 Clutch rod
44140088 Guard
45STD624003 Retainer
46137729 Screw
48133944 Washer
49155066 Roller assembly, cam follower
5STD624008 Retainer spring
50131340 Bolt
51STD541410 Locknut
52139888 Bolt
53131845X900 Arm assembly, pad, brake
54133943 Washer, hardened
55155046 Arm idler 42" mower lt/yt
56122052X Spacer, retainer
58140086 Spring
59141043 Guard
6130832 Arm, suspension, rear
67162113 Knob, customer oval
68144200 Belt
71142427 Rod, clutch, primary, with nibs
72131870 Spring
73127847 Arm
74121748X Washer
7512000029 Ring
76128903 Bolt
77127845 Keeper, spring
78160570 Assembly cl lever
79127498 Bushing
8850857 Bolt blade
80153701 Clutch spring
8173350600 Nut, hex jam 3/8-16 unc
82142028 Trunnion, adj. 3/8-16 x01.30
83120958X Washer
84156084 Keeper - belt
8572140618 Bolt carriage 3/8-16 x 2-1/4
9STD551137 Washer, lock
92STD541437 Nut