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Owner's Manual £ RAFTZMAN + 16.5 HP ELECTRIC START 42 " MOWER AUTOMATIC LAWN TRACTOR Model No 917.271140 • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Repair Parts CAUTION : For answers to your questions about this product , Call : Read andfollow alISafety Rules 1 - 800 - 659 - 5917 and Instructionsbefore operat - Sears Craftsman Help Line ingthis equipment 5 am - 5 pm , Mon - Sat Sears , Roebuck and Co , Hoffman Estates , II60179 Visit our Craftsman website : w _ wsears com / craftsman
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Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : . . . . . 22 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Pads Ordering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover LIMITED TWO YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT For two ( 2 ) years from the date of purchase , if this Craftsman Riding Equipment is maintained , lubricated and tuned up according to the instructions in the owner's manual , Sears will repair or replace , free of charge , any parts found to be defective in material or workmanship . This Warranty does not cover : • Expendable items which become worn during normal use , such as blades , spark plugs , air cleaners , belts , etc . • Tire replacement or repair caused by punctures from outside objects , such as nails , thorns , stumps , or glass . • Repairs necessary because of operator abuse , negligence , improper storage or accident or the failure to maintain the equipment according to the instructions contained in the owner's manual . • Riding equipment used for commercial or rental purposes . LIMITED 90 DAY WARRANTY ON BATTERY For ninety ( 90 ) days from date of purchase , if any battery included with this riding equipment proves defective in material or workmanship and our testing determines the battery will not hold a charge , Sears will replace the battery at no charge . In - home warranty service on your Craftsman riding equipment is available at no charge for 30 days from the date of purchase . Please contact your nearest service center . After 30 days from the date of purchase , warranty service is available by taking your Craftsman riding equipment to your nearest Sears Service Center . ( In - home warranty service will still be available after 30 days from the date of purchase but a standard trip charge will apply ) . This warranty applies only while this product is in the United States . This Warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights which may vary from state to state . SEARS , ROEBUCKAND CO . , D / 817 WA , HOFFMAN ESTATES , IL 60179 • Clear the area of objects such as rocks , IMPORTANT : This cutting machine is toys , wire , etc . , which could be picked capable of amputating hands and feet up and thrown by the blade . and throwing objects . Failure to observe • Be sure the area is clear of other the following safety instructions could people before mowing . Stop machine if result in serious injury or death . anyone enters the area . GENERAL OPERATION • Never carry passengers . • Read , understand , and follow all • Do not mow in reverse unless absolute - instructions in the manual and on the ly necessary . Always look down and machine before starting . behind before and while backing . • Only allow responsible adults , who are • Be aware of the mower discharge familiar with the instructions , to operate direction and do not point it at anyone . the machine . Do not operate the mower without either the entire grass catcher or the 2 guard in place .
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DO NOT : • Slow downbefore turning . • Never leave a running machine • Do not turn on slopes unless neces - unattended . Always turn off blades , set sary , and then , turn slowly and gradual - parking brake , stop engine , and remove ly downhill , if possible . keys before dismounting . • Do not mow near drop - offs , ditches , or embankments . The mower could • Turn off blades when not mowing . • Stop engine before removing grass suddenly turn over if a wheel is over the catcher or unclogging chute . edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge caves in . • Mow only in daylight or good artificial light . • Do not mow on wet grass . Reduced • Do not operate the machine while traction could cause sliding . under the influence of alcohol or drugs . • Do not try to stabilize the machine by • Watch for traffic when operating near or putting your foot on the ground . crossing roadways . • Do not use grass catcher on steep • Use extra care when loading or slopes . CHILDREN unloading the machine into a trailer or truck . Tragic accidents can occur if the operator • Data indicates that operators , age 60 is not alert to the presence of children . years and above , are involved in a Children are often attracted to the large percentage of riding mower - machine and the mowing activity . Never related injuries . These operators should assume that children will remain where evaluate their ability to operate the you last saw them . riding mower safely enough to protect • Keep children out of the mowing area themselves and others from serious and under the watchful care of another injury . responsible adult . SLOPE OPERATION • 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 and down for small children . can result in severe injury or death . All slopes require extra caution . If you cannot • Never carry children . They may fall off back up the slope or if you feel uneasy on and be seriously injured or interfere it , do not mow it . with safe machine operation . DO : • Never allow children to operate the machine . • Mow up and down slopes , not across . • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree • Use extra care when approaching blind limbs , etc . comers , shrubs , trees , or other objects • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Uneven that may obscure vision . SERVICE terrain could overturn the machine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . • Use extra care in handling gasoline • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so and other fuels . They are flammable and vapors are explosive . that you will not have to stop or shift Use only an approved container . while on the slope . • Follow the manufacturer's recommen - Never remove gas cap or add fuel with the engine running . Allow dations for wheel weights or counter - engine to cool before refueling . Do weights to improve stability . not smoke . • Use extra care with grass catchers or Never refuel the machine indoors . other attachments . These can change Never store the machine or fuel the stability of the machine . container inside where there is an • Keep all movement on the slopes slow open flame , such as a water and gradual . Do not make sudden heater . changes in speed or direction . • Never run a machine inside a closed • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If area . tires lose traction , disengage the blades and proceed slowly straight down the 3 slope .
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• Grass catcher components are subject • Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade to wear , damage , and deterioration , attachment belts , tight and keep which could expose moving parts or al - equipment in good condition . low objects to be thrown . Frequently • Never tamper with safety devices . checl _ components and replace with Check their proper operation regularly . manufacturer's recommended parts , • Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or when necessary . other debris build - up . Clean oil or fuel • Mower blades are sharp and can cut . spillage . Allow machine to cool before Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and storing . use extra caution when servicing them . • Stop and inspect the equipment if you • Check brake operation frequently . Ad - strike an object . Repair , if necessary , just and service as required . before restarting . • Be sure the area is clear of other • Never make adjustments or repairs with people before mowing . Stop rr _ chine if the engine running . anyone enters the area : • Never carry passengers or children • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Uneven even with the blades off . terrain could overturn the machine . Tall • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - grass can hide obstacles . • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so lutely necessary , Always look downking . and behind before and while bac that you will not have to stop or shift • Never carry children . They may fall off while on the slope . and be seriously injured or interfere • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If with sate machine operation . tires lose traction , disengage the blades • Keep children out of the mowing area and proceed slowly straight down the and Under the watchful care of another slope . responsible adult . • If machine stops while going uphill , • Be alert and turn machine off if children disengage blades , shift into reverse enter the area . and back down slowly . • Before and when backing , look behind • Do not turn on slopes unless neces - and down for small children . sary , and then , turn slowly and gradual - • Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , ly downhill , if possible . not across . • Remove obstacles such as recks , tree limbs , etc . _ CAUTION : Tow only the attach , men ts that _ Look . for th s symbol to point o _ impor - are recommended by and comply witll tant safety precautions , k means L , _ u - specifications of the manufacturer of your TION ! tt BECOME AWARE ! ! ! YOUR tractor . Use common sense when towing . SAFETY IS INVOLVED . Operate only at the lowest possible speed _ LCAUTION : In order to prevent acciden - when on a slope . Too heavy of a load , while tal starting when setting up , transporting , on a slope , is dangerous . Tires can lose adjusting or making repairs always dis - traction with the ground and cause you to connect spark plug wire and place wire lose control of your tractor . where it cannot contact spark plug . _ WARNING : The engine exhaust from this _ I _ CAUTION : Do not coast down a hill in product contains chemicals known to the neutral , you may lose control of the trac - State of Califomia to cause cancer , birth tor . defects , or other reproductive harm . 4
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PRODUCTSPECIFICATIONS MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT A Sears Maintenance Agreement is GASOUNE 1.25 GALLONS available on this product . Contact your CAPACITY UNLEADED nearest Sears store for details . AND TYPE : REGULAR CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES OILTYPE SAE 10W30 • Read and observe the safety rules . API - SF / SG / SH ) : ( ABOVE 32 ° F ) • Follow a regular schedule in maintain - SAE 5W - 30 ing , caring for and using your tractor . ( BELOW 32 ° F ) • Follow the instructions under = Mainte - OIL CAPACITY : 4.0PINTS nance " and = Storage " sections of this SPARK PLUG : CHAMPION owner's manual . GAP : . 030 " ) RC12YC GROUND FORWARD : 5.5 WARNING : This tractor is equipped with an internal combustion engine and ISPEED ( MPH ) : REVERSE : 2.4 should not be used on or near any ! TIRE FRONT : 14 PSI unimproved forest - covered , brush - PRESSURE : REAR : 10 PSI covered _ or grass - covered land unless the CHARGING 15 AMPS @ 3600 RPM engine's exhaust system is equipped with SYSTEM : a spark arrester meeting applicable local BATTERY : AMP / HR : 30 or state laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is MIN . CCA : 240 used , it should be maintained in effective CASE SIZE : U 1R working order by the operator . In the state of CaUfomia the above is BLADE BOLT 27 - 35 FT . LBS required by law ( Section 4442 of the TORQUE : catifomia Public Resources Code ) . Other CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase states may have similar laws . Federal of a Craftsman Tractor ; It has been laws apply on federal lands . A _ spark arrester for the muffler is available designed , engineered - and manufactured to give you the best possible dependabil - through your nearest Sears Authorized ity and performance . Service Center / Department ( see REPAIR PARTS section of this manuat ) . . Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy , please contact your nearest Sears Authorized Service Center . We have competent , well - trained - techni - cians and the proper tools to service or repair this tractor . Please read andretainlhis manual . The _ nstructions will enable you to assembte and maintain your tractor properly . Always observe the " SAFETY RULES _ " . 5
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Extension Steering Shaft Steering Whee Sleeve t teering Adapter ( l _ 8H1e ; B _ lt / \ w ° e , [ _ . \ Insert - _ I _ _ _ Jr washer ( 1 ) HexBott / r r - _ _ ( t ) Large Flat , I IIIII _ IIIIIIIHIIIIIImIIIIII Washer I _ Lo _ ut I _ i J : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 / 16 - 18 ( 1 ) Shoulder8 Bolt 5 / 16 - 1 _ _ ( 1 ) Wash Seat - er 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge ( 1 ) Knob h Video Cassette Keys Slope Sheet ( 2 ) Keys " - - 1 6
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Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely . Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness , TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY • Assemble large flat washer , 3 / 8 lock w _ asher , 3 / 8 hex bolt and tighten A socket wrench set will make assembly securely . easier . Standard wrench sizes you need • Snap steering wheel insert into center are listed below . of steering wheel . ( 1 ) 9 / 16 " wrench ( 1 ) Pliers • Remove protective materials from ( 2 ) 1 / 2 " wrench ( 1 ) Utility knife tractor hood and grill . ( 1 ) Tire pressure gauge IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any When right or left hand is mentioned in staples in skid that may puncture tires this manual , it means , from your point of where tractor is to roll off skid . view , when you are in the operating position ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM CARTON UNPACK CARTON • Remove all accessible loose parts and parts boxes from shipping carton . • Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on all four corners of shipping carton , and lay panels flat . • Check for any additional loose parts or Extension boxes and remove . Shaft - BEFORE REMOVING TRACTOR 5 / 1 6 Loc _ ut _ ' _ 5 / 16 Hex Bolt FROM SKID ATTACH STEERING WHEEL Lower Steedng , - _ , _ _ ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND Shaft - . _ Tabs , BOOT , - - " , Slots • Slide extension shaft onto lower steering shaft . Align mounting holes in extension and lower shafts and install 5 / 16 hex bolt and Iocknut . Tighten securely . • Place tabs of steering boot over tab slots in dash and push down to secure . INSTALL STEERING WHEEL • Position front wheels of the tractor so they are pointing = straight forward . • Remove steering wheel adapter from steering wheel and slide adapter onto steering shaft extension . • Position steering wheel so cross bars are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide inside boot and onto adapter . 7
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HOW TO SET UP YOUR TRACTOR NOTE : You may now rollor drive you CHECK BATTERY tractor off the skid . Follow the appropriate instruction below to remove the tractor • Lift seat pan to raised position and from the skid . open battery box door . • If this battery is put into service after TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See month and year indicated on label Operation section for location and ( label located between terminals ) function of controls ) charge battery for minimum of one hour • Press lift lever plunger and raise at 6 - 10 amps , ( See " BATTERY " inmanual attachment lift lever to its highest MAINTENANCE section of this position . for charging instructions ) . • Release parking brake by depressing clutch / brake pedal . • Place freewheel control in freewheeling Seat position to disengage transmission ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in the Opera - tion section of this manual ) , Label • Roll tractor forward off skid . Battery Door • Remove banding holding discharge guard up against tractor . TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Operation section for location and INSTALL SEAT function of controls ) Adjust seat before tightening adjustment _ WARNING : Before starting , read , knob . understand and follow all inslructions in • Remove adjustment knob and flat the Operation section of this manual . Be washer securing seat to cardboard sure tractor is in a well - ventilated area . Be packing and set aside for assembly of sure the area in front of tractor is clear of seat to tractor . other people and objects . • Pivot seat upward and remove from the • Be sure all the above assembly steps cardboard packing . Remove the have been completed . cardboard packing and discard , • Check engine oil level and fill fuel tank • Place seat on seat pan and assemble with gasoline . shoulder bolt . Tighten shoulder bolt • Place freewheel control in " transmis - securely . sion engaged " position . • Assemble adjustment knob and flat • Sit on seat in operating position . washer loosely . Do not tighten . depress clutch / brake pedal and set the • Lower seat into operating position and parking brake . sit on seat . • Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) • Slide seat until a comfortable position is position . reached which allows you to press • Press lift lever plunger and raise clutch / brake pedal all the way down . attachment lift lever to its highest • Get off seat without moving its adjusted position . position . • Start the engine . After engine has • Raise seat and tighten adjustment knob started , move throttle control to idle position . • Release parking brake . • Slowly move the motion control lever forward and slowly drive tractor off skid . • Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking brake and place motion control lever in / SeatPan Lr _ " - - - ' _ ' , _ \ neutral position . • Turn ignition key to " OFF " position . Continue with the instructions that follow . Flat Wasller eat 8 Adjustment Knob
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CHECK TIRE PRESSURE INSTALL MULCHER PLATE The tires on your tractor were ovednflated ( If previously removed ) at the factory for shipping purposes . • Raise and hold deflector shield in Correct tire pressure is important for best upright position . cutting performance . • Place front of mulcher plate over front of • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown intion mower deck opening and slide into = PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " sec place , as shown . of this manual . • Hook front latch into hole on front of CHECK DECK LEVELNESS mower deck . For best cutting results , mower housing • Hook roar latch into hole on back of mower deck . should be properly leveled . See = TOService LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the _ CAUTION : Do not = removedeflector and Adjustments section of this manual . shield from mower . Raise and hold shield CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF when attaching mulcher plate and allow it ALL BELTS to rest on plate while in operation . See the figures that are shown for replacing motion and mower blade drive Mulcher belts in the Service and Adjustments Shield section of this manual . Verify that the belts are routed correctly . CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM After you learn how to operate your tractor , check to see that the brake is properly adjusted . See = TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments Latch Hooks section of this manual . TO CONVERT TO BAGGING OR DISCHARGING Simply rernove mulcher plate and store - in a safe place . Your mower is now ready for discharging or installation of qptional grass catcher accessory . NOTE : It is not necessary to change blades . The mu _ chefblades are designed for discharging - and bagging also . 9
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WHILE LEARNING HOW TO USE YOUR CHECKLIST TRACTOR , PAY EXTRAATTENTION TO BEFORE YOU OPERATE AND ENJOY THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT ITEMS : YOUR NEW TRACTOR , WE WISH TO , f Engine oil is at proper level . ASSURE THAT YOU RECEIVE THE BEST , # Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , PERFORMANCE AND SATISFACTION FROM THIS QUALITY PRODUCT . regular unleaded gasoline . J Become familiar with all controls - their PLEASE REVIEWTHE FOLLOWING location and function . Operate them CHECKLIST : before you start the engine . , / All assembly instructions have been , / Be sure brake system is in safe operat - completed . ing condition . # " No remaining loose parts in carton . • / It is important to purge the transmission J Battery is properly prepared and before operating your tractor for the first charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . time . Follow proper starting and , / Seat is adjusted comfortably and transmission purging instructions ( See tightened securely . " TO START ENGINE " and = PURGE 4 " All tires are properly inflated . ( For TRANSMISSION " in the Operation shipping purposes , the tires were section of this manual ) . ovednflated at the factory ) . J Be sure mower deck is properly leveled side - to - side / front - to - rear for best cutting results . ( Tires must be propedy inflated for leveling ) . , / Check mower and drive belts . Be sure they are routed properly around pulleys and inside all belt keepers . , / Check wiring . See that all connections are still secure and wires are propedy clamped . / Before driving tractor , be sure free - wheel control is in drive position . 10
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These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product . Learn and understand their meaning . r : - aA REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW BATTERY CAUTION OR WARNING OIL PRESSURE LIGHTS ON OVER TEMP ENGINE ON ENGINE OFF LIGHT I \ l , @ 0 @ FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWER LIFT LOCKED R N H L ATTACHMENT REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW PARKING BRAKE CLUTCH ENGAGED KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS ATTACHMENT IGNITION CLUTCH DISENGAGED ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) FREE WHEEL DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( Automatic Models only ) 11
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KNOWYOURTRACTOR 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 . Attachment Ignitionh Clutch Lever Switc Ammeter / Lever Plunger Lift Lever Control Clutch / Brake Height Adjustment Knob Free Wheel Brake Lever Control Lever Ourtractors co _ ormtothes _ e _ standa _ s _ the American N _ ionalStanda _ s In _ e . FREEWHEEL CONTROL - Disengages AMMETER - Indicates charging ( + ) or discharging ( - ) of battery . transmission : for pushing or slowly ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER - Used towing the tractor with the engine off , to engage the mower blades , or other IGNITION SWITCH - Used for starting attachments mounted to your tractor . and stopping the engine . LIFT LEVER PLUNGER - Used to ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER - Used to release attachment lift lever when raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck or other attachments mounted to your changing its position . tractor . LIGHT SWITCH - Turns the headlights on and off . CLUTCWBRAKE PEDAL - Used for PARKING BRAKE LEVER - Locks declutching and braking the tractor and starting the engine . clutch / brake pedal into the brake HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT KNOB - Used to position . THROTTLE / CHOKE CONTROL - Used adjust the mower cutting height . MOTION CONTROL LEVER - Selects the for starting and controlling engine speed . speed and direction of tractor . 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 . HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR • Never use choke to stop engine . IMPORTANT : Leaving the ignition switch TO SET PARKING BRAKE in any position other than " OFF " will cause Your tractor is equipped with an operator the battery to be discharged , ( dead ) . presence sensing switch . When engine NOTE : Under certain conditions when is running , any attempt by the operator to tractor is standing idle with the engine leave the seat without first setting the running , hot engine exhaust gases may parking brake will shut off the engine . cause = browning " of grass . To eliminate • Depress clutch / brake pedal into full this possibility , always stop engine when = BRAKE " position and hold . stopping tractor on grass areas . • Place parking brake lever in = EN - • ILCAUTION : Always stop tractor GAGED " position and release pressure completely , as described above , before from clutch / brake pedal . Pedal should leaving the operator's position ; to empty remain in = BRAKE " position . Make sure grass catcher , etc . parking brake will hold tractor secure . TO USE THROTFLE CONTROL Attachment Clutch Lever Always operate engine at full throttle . Throttle / Choke = Engaged " Position • Operating engine at less than full Control Ignition Key throttle reduces the battery charging rate . • = Disengaged " • Full throttle offers the best bagging and Position mower performance . Parking Brake TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD Clutch / Brak _ Position The direction and speed of movement is controlled by the motion control lever . • Start tractor with motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . Moron Control • Release parking brake and clutch / . A _ us _ nent Position Knob = Brake " Lever brake pedal : STOPPING Posi _ on • Slowly move motion control lever to desired position . MOWER BLADES - TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING • To stop mower blades , move attachment HEIGHT clutch lever to = DISENGAGED " position . • GROUND DRIVE - The cuffing height is controlled by turning the height adjustment knob in desired direction . brake pedal into full = BRAKE " position . i o stop ground drive , depress clutch / • Tum knob clockwise ( Fq ) to raise Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) cutting height . position , IMPORTANT : The motion control lever • Tum knob counterclockwise ( P _ ) to does not return to neutral ( N ) position lower cutting height . when the clutch / brake pedal is de - The cutting height range is approximately pressed . 1 - 1 / 2 " to 4 " . The heights are measured ENGINE - from the ground to the blade tip with the engine not running . These heights are • Move throttle control to slow position . approximate and may vary depending NOTE : Failure to move throttle control to upon soil conditions , height of grass and slow position and allowing engine to idle types of grass being mowed . before stopping may cause engine to = bacldire " . • Tum ignition key to _ ) FP position and remove key . Always remove key when leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized use . 13
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• The averagelawnshouldbe cut tongthe _ 1 _ CAUTION : Do not operate the mower approximately2 - 1 / 2 inchesduri without either the entire grass catcher , on cool seasonand to over 3 inchesduring mowers so equipped , or the deflector hot months . For healthierand better shield place . looking lawns , mow often and after Attachment Clutch Lever " Engaged " moderate growth . Position Lift • For best cutting performance , grass over Lever High 6 inches in height should be mowed twice . Make the first cut relatively high ; the second to desired height . Position TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS Gauge wheels are properly adjusted when they are slightly off the ground Postiion when mower is at the desired cutting Shield height in operating position . Gauge wheels then keep the deck in proper position to help prevent scalping in most TO OPERATE ON HILLS terrain conditions . • Adjust gauge wheels with tractor on a _ CAUTION : Do not drive up or down flat level surface . hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and do • Adjust mower to desired cutting height not drive across any slope . ( See = TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING • Choose the slowest speed before HEIGHT * in the Operation section of this starting up or down hills . manual ) . • Avoid stopping or changing speed on • With mower in desired height of cut hilts . position , gauge wheels should be • If slowing is necessary , move throttle assembled so they are slightly off the control lever to slower position . ground . Install gauge wheel in appro - • If stopping is absolutely necessary , priate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / 8 push clutch / brake pedal quickly to washer , and 3 / 8 - 16 Iocknut and tighten brake position and engage parking securely , brake . • Repeat for opposite side installing • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) gauge wheel in same adjustment hole . position . IMPORTANT : The motion control lever does not return to neutral ( N ) position 3 / 8 " 16 f " _ ' _ _ Locknut _ . Q when the clutch / brake pedal is de - Gauge pressed . Wheel • To restart movement , slowly release tMounting parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . Bracke • Slowly move motion control lever to 3 / 8 slowest setting . Gauge Wheel Bolt • Make all turns slowly . TO TRANSPORT TO OPERATE MOWER When pushing or towing your tractor , be Your tractor is equipped with an operator sure to disengage transmission by presence sensing switch . Any attempt by placing freewheel control in freewheeling the operator to leave the seat with the position . Free wheel control is located at engine running and the attachment clutch the rear draWbar of tractor . engaged will shut off the engine , • Raise attachment lift to highest position • Select desired height of cut . with attachment lift control . • Lower mower with attachment lift • Pull freewheel control out and down control . into the slot and release so it is held in • Start mower blades by engaging attachment clutch control . the disengaged position . • TO STOP MOWER BLADES - disen - • Do not push or tow tractor at more than two ( 2 ) MPH . gage attachment clutch control . • To reengage transmission , reverse above procedure . 14
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ADD GASOLINE NOTE : To protect hood from damage when transporting your tractor on a truck • Fill fuel tank . Use fresh , clean , regular or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and unleaded gasoline with a minimum of secured to tractor . Use an appropriate 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline will increase carbon and lead oxide means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , • deposits and reduce valve life ) . Do not etc . ) . mix oil with gasol ! ne . Purchase fuel in quantities that can be used within 30 days to assure fuel freshness . IMPORTANT : When operating in tem - peratures below 32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , clean winter grade gasoline to help insure good cold weather starting . WARNING : Experience indicates that alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can attract TOWING CARTS AND OTHER moisture which leads to separation and A'FFACHMENTS formation of acids during storage . Acidic Tow only the attachments that are gas can damage the fuel system of an recommended by and comply with engine while in storage . To avoid engine specifications of the manufacturer of your problems , the fuel system should be tractor . Use common sense when towing . emptied before storage of 30 days or Too heavy of a load , while on a slope , is longer . Drain the gas tank , start the dangerous . Tires can lose traction with the engine and let it run until the fuel lines ground and cause you to lose control of and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel your tractor . next season . See Storage Instructions for additional information . Never use engine BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL tank or permanent damage may occur . • The engine in your tractor has been A CAUTION : Fill to bottom of gas tank shipped , from the factory , already filled filler neck . Do not overfill . Wipe off any with summer weight oil . spilled oil or fuel . Do not store , spill or use • Check engine oil with tractor on level gasoline near an open flame . ground . TO START ENGINE • Unthread and remove oil fill cap / dipstick ; When starting the engine for the first time wipe oil off . Reinsert the dipstick into the or if the engine has run out of fuel , it will tube and rest oil fill cap on the tube . Do take extra cranking time to move fuel from not thread the cap onto the tube . the tank to the engine . Remove and read oil level . If necessary , • Be sure freewheel control is in the add oil until = FULL " mark on dipstick is transmission engaged position . reached . Do not overfill . • Sit on seat in operating position , • For cold weather operation you should depress clutch / brake pedal and set change oil for easier starting ( See = OIL parking brake . VISCOSITY CHART " in the Maintenance • Place motion control lever in neutral section of this manual ) . ( N ) position . • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - • Move attachment clutch to = DISEN - nance section in this manual . GAGED " position . • Move throttle control to choke position . NOTE : Before starting , read the warm and cold starting procedures below . 15
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PURGE TRANSMISSION • Insert key into ignition and tum key clockwise to = START " position and CAUTION : Never en _ age or disen - release key as soon as engine starts . gage freewheel lever whde the engine is running . Do not run starter continuously for more To ensure proper operation and perfor - than fifteen seconds per minute . If the mance , it is recommended that the engine does not start after several transmission be purged before operating attempts , move throttle control to fast tractor for the first time . Thisprocedure will position , wait a few minutes and try remove any trapped air inside the again . If engine still does not start , move transmission which may have developed the throttle control back to the choke during shipping of your tractor . position and retry . IMPORTANT : Should your transmission require removal for service or replace - WARM WEATHERSTARTING ( 50 ° F and ment , it should be purged after reinstalla - above ) tion before operating the tractor . • When engine starts , movethethrottle • Place tractor safely on level surface with engine offand parking brake set . control to the fast position . • Disengage transmission by placing • The attachments and ground drive freewheel control in freewheeling can now be used . Ifthe engine does position ( See = TO TRANSPORT " in this not accept the load , restart the en - section of manual ) . gine and allow itto warm up for one • Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine . minute usingthe choke as described After the engine is running , move above . throttle control to slow position . With COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and motion control lever in neutral ( N ) below ) position , 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 _ , 1ositionand hold for five ( 5 ) seconds . position until the engine runs roughly , ove lever to full reverseposition sand then move throttle control to fast hold for five ( 5 ) seconds . Repeat thi position . This may require an engine procedure three ( 3 ) times . warm - up period from several seconds NOTE : During this procedure there awillir to several minutes , depending on the be no movement of drive wheels . The temperature . is being removed from hydraulic drive system . AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WARM UP • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) Before driving the unit in cold weather , position . Shut - off engine and set the transmission should be warmed up parking brake . as follows : • Engage transmission by placing • Be sure the tractor is on level ground . freewheel control in driving position • Place the motion control lever in ( See " TO TRANSPORT - in this section neutral . Release the parking brake and of manual ) , let the clutch / brake slowly return to • Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine : operating position . After the engine is running , move • Allow one minute for transmission to throttle control to half ( 1 / 2 ) speed . With warm up . This can be done dudng the motion control lever in neutral ( N ) engine warm up period . position , slowly disengage clutch / brake • The attachments can also be used pedal . during the engine warm - up period after • Slowly move motion control lever the transmission has been warmed up . forward , after the tractor moves approxi - NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 mately five ( 5 ) feet , slowly move motion feet ) or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) control lever to reverse position . After the carburetor fuel mixture may need to be the tractor moves approximately five ( 5 ) adjusted for best engine performance . feet return the motion control lever to See " TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the the neutral ( N ) position . Repeat this Service and Adjustments section of this procedure with the motion control lever manual . three ( 3 ) times . • Your tractor is now purged and now ready for . normal operation . 16
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MOWINGTIPS MULCHING MOWING TIPS • Mowershouldbeproperlyleveledfor IMPORTANT : For beet performance , bestmowingperformance . See " eTO keep mower housing free of built - up grass LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in th and trash . Clean after each use . Service and Adjustments section of this • The special mulching blade will recur manual . the grass clippings many times and • The left hand side of mower should be reduce them in size so that as they fall used for trimming . onto the lawn they will disperse into the • Drive so that clippings are discharged grass and not be noticed . Also , the onto the area that has been cut . Have mulched grass will biodegrade quickly the cut area to the rightof the tractor . to provide nutrients for the lawn . This will result in a more even distribu - Always mulch with your highest engine tion of clippings and more uniform ( blade ) speed as this will provide the cutting . best recutting action of the blades . • When mowing large areas , start by Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . tuming to the right so that clippings will Wet grass tends to form clumps and discharge away from shrubs , fences , interferes with the mulching action . The driveways , etc . After one or two rounds , best time to mow your lawn is the early mow in the opposite direction making afternoon . At this time the grass has left 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 . Q mowed twice to reduce load and For best results , adjust the mower possible fire hazard from dried clip - cutting height so that the mower cuts off pings . Make first cut relatively high ; the only the top one - third of the grass second 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 and mow slowly . undesirable clumps . Allow grass to dry Certain types of grass and grass before mowing . conditions 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 performance and proper discharge of second cut , mow across or perpendicu - material . Regulate ground speed by lar to the firstcut path . selecting a low enough gear to give the Change your cutting pattern from week to week . Mow north to south one week mower 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 ground speed that will suit the terrain and graining of the lawn . and give best performance of the attachment being used . 17
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MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FILL IN DATESMPLETE AS YOU CO REGULAR SERVICE SERVICE DATES Check Brake Operstion Check Tire Pressure _ Check _ lor presence and T : Intedock Systems li _ R Check for Loose Fasteners _ II _ T I _ T Lubrication Chart 0 Check Battery Level Shaq _ n / Replace Mower Blades _ 4 R Clean BatteP / snd Terminals I _ Check Trsn . saxle Cooling Adjust Blade Belt ( s ) Tension I _ ' 5 Adjust Motion Drive Belt ( s ) Tension Ks Check Engine Oil Leve _ _ Change Engine Oil _ t , = , a I _ E Clean Air R " er _ ; N Clean Air Screen G Inspect Muffler / Spark Arre6ter I _ Replace Oil Filter ( If equipped ) I _ : N Clean Engine Cooling Fins Replace Spark Plug _ Replace Air Filter Paper Cartridge _ z Replace Fuel Filter 1 - C ; _ nge _ often when operating ut : det a heavy load or in high ambient temperatures . 5 - If equipped with edJustable system . 2 - Service more oft _ m when operating In dirty or dusty condifinns , 6 - Not requk _ d If equipped with n _ ten _ nce - free ballery . 3 - If equipped with oll Ififer , change oil every 50 hours . 7 - Tighten front _ le pivot bolt to 35 ft . - Ibs , maximum . 4 - Replace blade = more often when mo _ ng in sandy soil , Do not ove , ' tiglden . GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS LUBRICA _ ONCHART The warranty on this tractor does not - _ ) Spindle cover items that have been subjected to Zsrk Zerk operator abuse or negligence . To receive full value from the warranty , operator must maintain tractor as instructed in this manual , ( DFront Wheel Wheel Some adjustments will need to be made Bearing ng Zerk periodically to propedy maintain your Zerk tractor . All adjustments in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual _ ) Engine / should be checked at least once each season . • Once a year you should replace the i spark plug , clean or replace air filter , " r - - : and check blades and belts for wear . I : I t A new spark plug and clean air filter ( IK _ lenerai Purpose Grease assure proper air - fuel mixture and _ Refer to Maintenance " Engine " Section help your engine run better and last IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the longer . pivot points which have special nylon BEFORE EACH USE bearings . Viscous lubricants will attractf • Check engine oil level . dust and dirt that will shorten the life o • Check brake operation . the self - lubdcatin _ l bearings . If you yfeel , • Check tire pressure . they must be lubncated , use only a dr • Check operator presence and powdered graphite type lubricant interlock systems for proper operation . sparingly . • Check for loose fasteners . 18
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• Tighten bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . TRACTOR torque ) . Always observe safety rules when IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is Grade 8 heat performing any maintenance . treated . BRAKE OPERATION Trailing Edge Up Mandrel Assembly If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet Blade Center stopping distance at high speed in Hole highest gear , then brake must be ad - justed . ( See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual ) . Lock Washel TIRES • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires _ - - ' - ' Hex Bolt ( Grade ) ( See = PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " * A Grade 8 heat treated bolt can be identified section of this manual ) . by six lines on the bolt head . • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect control chemicals which can harm TO SHARPEN BLADE rubber . NOTE : We do not recommend sharpen - • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp ing blade - but if you do , be sure the objects and other hazards that may blade is balanced . cause tire damage . Care should be taken to keep the blade NOTE : To seat tire punctures and prevent balanced . An unbalanced blade will flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant cause excessive vibration and eventual may bepurchased from your local parts damage to mower and engine . dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry • The blade can be sharpened with a file rot and corrosion . or on a gdnding wheel . Do not attempt OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM to sharpen while on the mower . Be sure operator presence and interlock • To check blade balance , you will need systems are working properly . If yourd , a 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a cone tractor does not function as describe balancer . ( When using a cone bal - repair the problem immediately . ancer , follow the instructions supplied • The engine should not start unless the with balancer . ) clutch / brake pedal is fully depressed NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing and attachement clutch control is in the blade . The lobes of the center hole may disengaged position . appear to be centered , but are not . • When the engine is running , any • Slide blade on to an unthreaded attempt by the operator to leave the portion of the steel bolt or pin and hold seat without first setting the parking the bolt or pin parallel with the ground . brake should shut off the engine . If blade is balanced , it should remain in • When the engine is running and the a horizontal position . If either end of attachment clutch is engaged , any the blade moves downward , sharpen attempt by the operator to leave the the heavy end until the blade is seat should shut off the engine . balanced . • The attachment clutch should never operate unless the operator is in the seat . BLADE CARE For best results mower blades must be kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged blades . BLADE REMOVAL • Raise mower to highest position to Center Hole - v _ allow access to blades . BA'n'ERY • Remove hex bolt , lock washer and flat Your tractor has a battery charging system washer securing blade . which is sufficient for normal use . How - • Install new or resharpened blade with ever , periodic charging of the battery with trailing edge up towards deck as an automotive charger will extend its life . shown . • Keep battery and terminals clean . IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assembly , • Keep battery bolts tight . center hole in blade must ahgn with star • Keep small vent holes open . on mandrel assembly . • Reassemble hex bolt , lock washer and • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . 19 flat washer in exact order as shown .
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NOTE : The odginal equipment battery on your tractor is maintenance free . Do not attempt to open or remove caps or covers . Adding or checking level of electrolyte is not necessary . Change the oil after every 50 hours of TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS operation or at least once a year if the tractor is not used for 50 hours in one Corrosion and dirt on the battery and year . terminals can cause the battery to " leak " Check the crankcase oil level before power . starting the engine and after each eight • Open battery box door . ( 8 ) hours of operation . Tighten oil fill cap / • Disconnect BLACK battery cable first dipstick securely each time you check the then RED battery cable and remove oil level . battery from tractor . • Rinse the battery with plain water and TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL dry . Determine temperature range expected • Clean terminals and battery cable ends before oil change . All oil must meet API with wire brush until bright . service classification SF , SG , or SH . • Coat terminals with grease or petro - • Be sure tractor is on level surface . leum jelly . • Oil will drain more freely when warm . • Reinstall battery ( See " REPLACING • Catch oil in a suitable container . BATTERY " in the SERVICE AND • Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful ADJUSTMENTS section of this not to allow dirt to enter the engine manual ) . when changing oil . V - BELTS • Remove drain plug . Check V - belts for deterioration and wear • After oil has drained completely , after 100 hours of operation and replace if replace oil drain plug and tighten necessary . The belts are not adjustable . securely . Replacebelts if they begin to slip from wear . • Refill engine with oil through oil fill TRANSAXLE COOLING dipstick tube . Pour slowly . Do not The transmission fan and cooling fins overfill . For approximate capacity see " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section should be kept clean to assure proper cooling . of this manual . Do not attempt to clean fan or transmis - • Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for sion while engine is running or while the checking level . Insert dipstick into the transmission is hot . To prevent possible tube and rest the oil fill cap on the tube . damage to seals , do not use high pres - Do not thread the cap onto the tube sure water or steam to clean transaxle . when taking reading . Keep oil at • Inspect cooling fan to be sure fan blades are intact and clean . " FULL " line on dipstick . Tighten cap onto the tube sscurel when finished . • Inspect cooling fins for dirt , grass clippings and other materials . To " ( _ ver Knob prevent damage to seals , do not use Air Cleaner compressed atr or high pressure _ g Nut Cover " " - " ' sprayer to clean cooling fins . . . . _ Rubbsr TRANSAXLE PUMP FLUID Foam - - - - . ) ( 3rornmet The transaxle was sealed at the factory Pre - dl _ Air Cleaner and fluid maintenance is not required for O , eansr Paper Cartridge the life of the transaxle . Should the _ BAirCleaner transaxle ever leak or require servicing , ase contact your nearest authorized servtce center / department . _ il RI Cap / ENGINE LUBRICATION ' _ Oil Drain Dipstick F Plug Only use high quality detergent oil rated with API service classification SF , SG , or SH . Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade according to your expected operating 2O temperature .
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MUFFLER CLEAN AIR SCREEN Air screen must be kept free of dirt and Inspect and replace corroded muffler and chaff to prevent engine damage from spark arrestsr ( if equipped ) as it could overheating . Clean with a wire brush or create a fire hazard and / or damage . compressed air to remove dirt and SPARK PLUGS stubborn dried gum fibers . CLEAN AIR INTAKE / COOLING Replace spark plugs at the beginning of each mowing season or after every 100 AREAS hours of operation , whichever occurs first . To insure proper cooling , make sure the Spark plug type and gap setting are grass screen , cooling fins , and other shown in = PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " external surfaces of the engine are kept section of this manual . clean at all times . IN - LINE FUEL FILTER Every 100 hours of operation ( more often under extremely dusty , dirty conditions ) , The fuel filter should be replaced once remove the blower housing and other each season . If fuel filter becomes cooling shrouds . Clean the cooling fins clogged , obstructing fuel flow to Carbure - and external surfaces as necessary . Make tor , replacement is required . sure the cooling shrouds are reinstalled . • With engine cool , remove filter and plu _ NOTE : Operating the engine with a fuel line sections . blocked grass screen , dirty or plugged • Place new fuel filter in position in fuel cooling fins , andJor cooling shrouds line with arrow pointing towards removed will cause engine damage due carburetor . to overheating . • Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and clamps are properly positioned . AIR FILTER • Immediately wipe up any spilled Your engine will not run propedy using a gasoline . dirty air fitter . 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 . CLEANING Service air cleaner more often under dusty conditions . of all foreign matter . • Remove knob and cover . Keep finished surfaces and wheels • Remove wing nut and air cleaner from i lean en _ ] ine , battery , seat , finish , etc . free of all gasoline , oil , etc . base . Protect painted surfaces with automo - TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER tive type wax . We do not recommend using a garden • Slide foam pre - cleaner off cartridge . hose to clean your tractor unless the • Wash it in liquid detergent and water . electrical system , muffler , air filter and • Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . Allow it carburetor are covered to keep water out . to dry . Water in engine can result in a short - • Saturate it in engine oil . Wrap it in ened engine life . clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to remove excess oil . TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE • Replace a dirty , bent , or damaged cartddge . NOTE : Do not wash the paper cartridge or use pressurized air , as this will damage the cartddge . • Reinstall the pre - cleener ( cleaned and oiled ) over the paper cartridge . • Reassemble air cleaner , wing nut , cover and tighten knob securely . 21
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CAUTION : Before performing any service or adjustments : • Depress clutch / brake pedal fully and set parking brake . • Place motion control lever in neutral iN ) position , • Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . • Tum ignition key = OFF " and remove key . • Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped . • Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . TRACTOR IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than TO REMOVE MOWER the mower deck is to be mounted on the Mower will be easier to remove from the tractor , remove the front links and hook right side of tractor . the clutch spring Into square hole in • Place attachment clutch in = DISEN - frame . GAGED " position . TO INSTALL MOWER • Move attachment lift lever forward to lower mower to its lowest position . • Raise attachment lift lever to its highest position . • Roll belt off engine pulley . • Slide mower under tractor with dis - • Remove small retainer spring , and lift clutch spring off pulley bolt . charge guard to right side of tractor . • Lower lift lever to its lowest position . • Remove large retainer spring , slide • Install mower in reverse order of collar off and push housing guide out of bracket . removal instructions . • Disconnect anti - swaybar from chassis TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING bracket by removing retainer spring . Adjust the mower while tractor is parked • Disconnect suspension arms from rear on level ground or driveway . Make sure deck brackets by removing retainer tires are properly inflated ( See " PROD - springs . UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this • Disconnect front links , from deck by manual ) . If tires are over or removing retainer springs . underinflated , you will not properly • Raise lift lever to raise suspension adjust your mower . arms . Slide mower out from under tractor . Small Retainer Spring _ . . ; . : o : . , Suspension Arms . . ' = ' ; . _ ; . " Square Hole Clutch Spdng . , " " ' Pulley Retainer Anti - Sway Link Springs Sides ) Housing Large Retainer Bracket Spdng 22
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SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT • When distance = D " is 1 / 8 " to 112 " lower at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " • Raise mower to its highest position . against trunnion on both front links . • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , • To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " measure height from bottom edge of from trunnion on both front links . mower to ground . Distance = A " on both sides of mower should be the same or Tighten nut = E " on both front links an within 1 / 4 " of each other . equal number of turns . • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower • If adjustment is necessary , make at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against adjustment on one side of mower only . trunnion on both front links . • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . link adjustment nut on that side . • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift Mandrel link adjustment nut on that side . NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . • Recheck measurements after adjusting . Bottom edge of Bottom edge of = D " = D ' : ow : oo Both Front Links Should be Equal in Length Suspension " E " Nut Lift Link Adjustment Nut FRON _ TO - BACKADJUSTMENT IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to side . If the following front - to - back adjust - ment is necessary , be sure to adjust both Front Links front links equally so mower will stay level side - to - side . TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE To obtain the best cutting results , the DRIVE BELT mower housing should be adjusted so The mower blade drive belt may be that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " replaced without tools . Park the tractor on lower than the rear when the mower is in level surface . Engage parking brake . its highest position . BELT REMOVAL - Check adjustment on right side of tractor . Measure distance " D " directly in front and • Remove mower from tractor ( See " 1 - O behind the mandrel at bottom edge of REMOVE MOWER " in this section of mower housing as shown . this manual ) . • Before making any necessary adjust - • Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and ments , check that both front links are idler pulleys . equal in length . Both links should be • Pull belt away from mower . approximately 10 - 3 / 8 " . BELT INSTALLATION - • If links are not equal in length , adjust • Install new belt in reverse order of one link to same length as other link . removal . • To lower front of mower loosen nut = E " • Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves on both front links an equal number of and inside all belt guides . turns . • Install mower in reverse order of 23 removal instructions .
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Mandrel TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT Pulley Idler Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . For assistance , there is a el belt installation guide decal on bottom side of left footrest . • Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE MOWER " in this section of this manual . ) • Remove belt from stationary idler and c ! utching idler . • Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . Carefully remove belt upwards from transmission input pulley and over cooling fan blades . TO ADJUST BRAKE • Pull belt toward front of tractor and Your tractor is equipped with an adjust - remove downward from around engine able brake system which is mounted on pulley . the side of the transaxle . • Install new belt by reversing above If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet procedure . stopping distance at high speed in Engine Pulley - - highest gear , then brake must be : z _ a / adjusted . • Depress clutch / brake pedal and engage parking brake . Clutching Idler ' ' I • Measure distance between brake operating arm and nut = A " on brake Stationary Idler rod . • If distance is other than 1 - 9 / 16 " , loosen p - jam nut and tum nut = A " until distance Transmission becomes 1 - 9 / 16 " . Retighten jam nut Input Pu ey against nut = A " . • Road test tractor for proper stopping distance as stated above . Readjust if necessary . If stopping distance is still greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest TRANSMISSION REMOVAL / REPLACE - gear , further maintenance is neces - MENT sary . Contact your nearest authorized Should your transmission require removal service center / department . for service or replacement , it should be With Parking Brake " Engaged " purged after reinstallation and before operating the tractor . See = PURGE TRANSMISS ! ON " in the Operation section of this manual . TRANSAXLE MOTION CONTROL LEVER NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT Jam Nut The motion control lever has been preset at the factory and adjustment should not be necessary . • Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the right rear wheel , and lightly tighten . • Start engine and move motion control lever until tractor does not move forward or backward . • Hold motion control lever in that Do not touch this nut . If further brake adjustment is necessary contact your position and turn engine off . nearest authorized service centerldepartrnent • While holding motion control lever in place , loosen the adjustment bolt . 24
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• Move motion control lever to the neutral NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent ( N ) ( lock gate ) position . flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant • Tighten adjustment bolt securely . may be purchased from your local parts NOTE : If additional clearance is needed dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . to get to adjustment bolt , move mower deck height to the lowest position . After above adjustment is made , if the Retaining Ring tractor still creeps forward or backward Washers while motion control lever is in neutral Axle Cover position , follow these steps : • Loosen the adjustment bolt . • Move the motion control lever 1 / 4 to 112inch in the direction it is trying to I creep . • Tighten adjustment bolt securely . Square Key - - - _ • Start engine and test . ( Rear Wheel Only ) • If tractor still creeps , repeat above steps TO START ENGINE WITH AWEAK until satisfied . BATrERY Neutral Lock Gate Motion Control CAUTION : Lead - acid batteries generate explosive gases . Keep sparks , flame and smoking materials away from batteries . Always wear eye protection when around batteries . If your battery is too weak to start the engine , it should be recharged . ( See . , " " BATTERY " in the MAINTENANCE Adjustment Bolt section of this manual ) . TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGN - If = jumper cables " are used for emergency MENT starting , follow this procedure : IMPORTANT : Your tractor is equipped If steering wheel crossbars are not with a12 volt negative grounded system . horizontal ( left to right ) when wheels are The other vehicle must also be a 12 volt positioned straight forward , remove negative grounded system . Do not use steering wheel and reassemble per your tractor battery to start other vehicles . instructions in the Assembly section of this manual . TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER • Connect each end of the RED cable to The front wheel toe - in and camber are not the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each adjustable on your tractor , if damage has battery , taking care not to short against occurred to affect the front wheel toe - in or chassis . • Connect one end of the BLACK cable to camber , contact your nearest authorized • service center / department . the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal of fully charged battery . TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS • Connect the other end of the BLACK • Block up axle securely . cable to good CHASSIS GROUND , • Remove axle cover , retaining ring and away from fuel tank and battery . washers to allow wheel removal ( rear TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE wheel contains a square key - Do not ORDER - lose ) . • BLACK cable first from chassis and • Repair tire and reassemble . • On rear wheels only : align grooves in then from the fully charged battery . • RED cable last from both batteries . rear wheel hub and axle . Insert square key , • Replace washers and snap retaining ring securely in axle groove . • Replace axle cover . 25
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PositiveTerminal Negative Terminal Hex ( Red ) ( Black ) Cable Cable TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB • 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 ged backside of the grill , Battery • Close hood , INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS Loose or damaged wiring may cause your Positive Terminal Negative Terminal tractor to run poody , stop running , or REPLACING BAI - rERY prevent it from starting . • Check wiring . See electrical widng _ CAUTION : Do not short battery diagram in the Repair Parts section . terminals by allowing a wrench or any other object to contact both terminals at TO REPLACE FUSE the same time . Before connecting battery , Replace with 15 amp automotive - type remove metal bracelets , wristwatch plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located bands , rings , etc . behind the dash . Positive terminal must be connected first TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL to prevent sparking from accidental ASSEMBLY grounding . • Raise hood . • Lift seat pan to raised position and open battery box door . • Unsnap headlight wire connector . • Disconnect BLACK battery cable first • Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood at then RED battery cable and carefully sides , tilt toward engine and lift off of tractor . remove battery from tractor . • Install new battery with terminals in • To replace , reverse above procedure . same position as old battery . • First connect RED battery cable to positive ( + ) 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 . Seat Box Door ENGINE Maintenance , repair , or replacement of 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 individual . Warranty repairs must be _ _ performed by an authorized engine 25
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manufacturer's service outlet . • Idle speed setting - With throttle control TO ADJUST THROTTLE CONTROL lever in slow position , engine should CABLE idle at 1750 RPM . If engine idles too slow or fast , turn idle speed adjusting The throttle control has been preset at the screw in or out until correct idle is factory and adjustment should not be attained . necessary . Check adjustment as de - • _ q ! _ L _ L _ I _ g - With throttle scribed below before loosening cable . If control lever in slow position , tum idle adjustment is necessary , proceed as follows : fuel adjustment needle in ( clockwise ) until engine begins to die and then tum • With engine not running , move throttle control lever from slow to choke out ( counterclockwise ) until engine runs rough . Turn needle to a point position . Slowly move lever from choke midway between those two positions . to fast position . • Check to see if hole in throttle lever and • Recheck idle speed . Readjust if necessary . hole in speed control bracket are aligned . ACCELERATION TEST - • If holes are not aligned , loosen cable • Move throttle control lever from slow to clamp screw and align the holes by fast position . If engine hesitates or dies , inserting a pencil or a 1 / 4 " drill bit turn idle fuel adjusting needle out through both holes . ( countemlockwise ) 118 turn . Repeat test • Pull throttle cable up to remove slack and continue to adjust , if necessary , and tighten cable clamp screw . Re - until engine accelerates smoothly . move alignment pencil or drill bit . High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do TO ADJUST CARBURETOR not adjust - damage may result . The carburetor has been preset at the IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the factory and adjustment should not be engine governor , which is factory set for necessary . However , minor adjustment proper engine speed . Overspeeding the may be required to compensate for engine above the factory high speed differences in fuel , temperature , altitude or setting can be dangerous . If you think the load . If the carburetor does need adjust - engine - governed high speed needs ment , proceed as follows : adjusting , contact your nearest AUTHO - In general , turning the adjusting needles RIZED service center / department , which in ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of has proper equipment and experience to fuel to the engine giving a leaner fuel / air make any necessary adjustments . mixture . Turning the adjusting needles out Cable ( countemlockwise ) increases the supply Clam p . _ _ . _ _ _ L : : _ _ = J _ _ of fuel to the engine giving a richer fuel / air mixture . Screw _ - _ IMPORTANT : Damage to the needles and Speed Control h / the seats in carburetor may result if needle is turned in too tight . NOTE : The carburetor on this engine is low emission . It is equipped with an idle fuel adjusting needle with a limiter cap , which allows some adjustment within the ThrottJe Lever limits allowed by the cap . Do not attempt Idle Speed to remove the limiter cap . The limiter cap Adjusting 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 ) . ° Start engine and allow to warm for five Screw _ minutes . Make adjustments with engine Idle Fuel l I . _ running and shift / motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . 27
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Immediately prepare your tractor for ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture storage at the end of the season or if the which leads to separation and formation tractor will not be used for 30 days or of acids during storage . Acidic gas can more . damage the fuel system of an engine while , n storage . CAUTION : Never store the tractor • Drain the fuel tank . w = thgasoline in the tank inside cah building where fumes may rea an • Start the engine and let it run until the open flame or spark . Allow the engine to fuel lines and carburetor are empty . cool before storing in any enclosure . • Never use engine or carburetor TRACTOR cleaner products in the fuel tank or permanent damage may occur . Remove mower from tractor for winter • Use fresh fuel next season . storable . When mower is to be stored for a penod of time , clean it thoroughly , NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable remove all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . Store alternative in minimizing the formation of in a clean , dry area . fuel gum deposits during storage . Add • Clean entire tractor ( See = CLEANING " stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or in the Maintenance section of this storage container . Always follow the mix manual ) . ratio found on stabilizer container . Run • Inspect and replace belts , if necessary engine at least 10 minutes after adding ( See belt replacement instructions in stabilizer to allow the stabilizer to reach the Service and Adjustments section of the carburetor . Do not drain the gas tank this manual ) . and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . • Lubricate as shown in the Mainte - ENGINEOIL nance section of this manual . Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace • Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws with clean engine oil . ( See " ENGINE " in are securely fastened . Inspect moving the Maintenance section of this manual ) . parts for damage , breakage and wear . CYLINDER ( S ) Replace if necessary . • Touch up all rusted or chipped paint • Remove spark plug ( s ) . surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . • Pour one ounce of oil through spark plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) . BATTERY • Turn ignition key to = STAR'I " position • Fullycharge the battery for storage . for a few seconds to distribute oil . • After a period of time in storage , • Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . battery may require recharging . OTHER • To help prevent corrosion and power leakage during long periods of • Do not store gasoline from one season to another . storage , battery cables should be disconnected and battery cleaned • Replace your gasoline can if your can thoroughly ( see = TO CLEAN BATTERY starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt in your AND TERMINALS " in the Maintenance gasoline will cause problems . section of this manual ) . • If possible , store your tractor indoors • After cleaning , leave cables discon - and cover it to give protection from nected and place cables where they dust and dirt . cannot come in contact with battery • Cover your tractor with a suitable terminals . protective cover that does not retain • If battery is removed from tractor for moisture . Do not use plastic . Plastic storage , do not store battery directly on cannot breathe which allows conden - concrete or damp surfaces . setion to form and will cause your ENGINE tractor to rust . IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while FUEL SYSTEM engine and exhaust areas are still IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent warm . _ uUm deposits from forming in essential el system parts such as carburetor , fuel filter fuel hose , or tank during storage . Also experience indicates that alcohol blended fuels called gasoho or us ng 28
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TROUBLESHOOTINGCHART CAUSE CORRECTION PROBLEM • Fill fuel tank . Wllln _ ert • Out of fuel . • See " TO START ENGINE " • Engine not " CHOKED " in Operation section . properly . • Wait several minutes before • Engine flooded . attempting to start . • Bad spark plug . • Replace spark plug . • Clean / replace air filter . • Dirty air filter . • Dirty fuel filter . • Replace fuel filter . • Drain fuel tank and carbure • Water in fuel . tor , refilltank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check all wiring . • See " To Adjust Carburetor " in • Carburetor out of adjustment . section . Service Adjustments • Contact an authorized • Engine valves out of adjustment . service center / department . Herd to stert • Clean / replace air filter . • Dirty air filter . • Replace spark plug . • Bad spark plug . • Weak or dead battery , • Recharge or replace battery . • Replace fuel filter . • Dirty fuel filter . • Drain fuel tank and refill with • Stale or dirty fuel . fresh gasoline . • Check all wiring . • Loose or damaged wiring . • See " To Adjust Carburetor " in • Carburetor out of adjustment . Service Adjustments section . • Contact an authorized service • Engine valves out of center / department . • adjustment . • Depress clutch / brake pedal . • Clutch / brake pedal not Enginewill not turn over depressed • Attachment clutch is • Disengage attachment clutch . engaged . • Weak or dead battery . • Recharge or replace battery . • Blown fuse . • Replace fuse , • Clean battery terminals . • Corroded battery terminals . • Check ell wiring . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check / replace ignition switch • Faulty ignition switch , • Check / replace solenoid or • Faulty solenoid or starter . starter . • Contact an authorized service • Faulty operator presence center / department . switch ( es ) . • Recharge or replace battery . • Weak or dead battery . Engine clicks but _ ' III not start • Corroded battery terminals . • Clean battery terminals . • Check all wiring . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check / replace solenoid or • Faulty solenoid or starter . starter . • Set in = Higher Cut " position / Loss of power • Cutting too much grass / too fast . reduce speed . • Throttle in = CHOKE " • Adjust throttle control . position . 29
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION • Clean underside of mower Loss of power • Build - up of grass , rleaves . and trash under mowe ( Continued ) housing . • Dirty air filter . • Clean / replace air filter . • Low oil level / dirty oil . • Check oil level / change oil . • Faulty spark plug . • Clean and regap or change spark plug . • Dirty fuel filter . • Replace fuel filter . • Drain fuel tank and refill with • Stale or dirtyfuel . fresh gasoline . • Water in fuel . • Drain fuel tank and carbure - tor , refilltank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . • Spark plug wire loose . • Connect and tighten spark plug wire . • Dirty engine air screen / fins . • Clean engine air screen / fins . • Dirty / clogged muffler . • Clean / replace muffler . • Loose or damaged wiring . • Check all wiring . • Carburetor out of • See " ToAdjust Carburetor " adjustment . in Service Adjustments section . • Contact an authorized • Engine valves out of adjustment . service center / department . Excesslve • Wom , bent or loose blade . • Replace blade . vibration Tighten blade bolt . • Bent blade mandrel . • Replace blade mandrel . • Loose / damaged part ( s ) . • Tighten loose part ( s ) . Replace damaged pads . • Check wiring , switches and Englne contlnues • Faulty operator - safety connections . If not corrected to run when presence control system . contact an authorized operator leaves seat with service center / department . attachment : clutch engaged Poorcut - uneven • Wom , bent or loose blade . • Replace blade . Tighten blade bolt . • Level mower deck . • Mower deck not level . • 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 from build - up of grass , open vent holes . leaves , and trash around mandrels . • Remove obstruction . Mower blades will • Obstruction in clutch mechanism . not rotate • Replace mower drive belt . • Worn / damaged mower drive belt . • Replace idler pulley . • Frozen idler pulley . • Frozen blade mandrel . • Replace blade mandrel . 3O
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION • Place throttle control in Poor grass • Engine speed too slow . dlscharge = FAST " position . • Travel speed too fast . • Shift to slower speed . • Wet grass . • Allow grass to dry before mowing . • Mower deck not level . • Level mower deck . • Low / uneven tire air pressure , • Check tires for proper air pressure . • Worn , bent or loose blade . • Replace / sharpen 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 . • Reinstall blades sharp edge • Blades improperly installed . down . • Improper blades used . • Replace with blades listed in this manual . • Clean around mandrels to • Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of open vent holes . grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . • Switch is = OFP . • Turn switch = ON " . Headlight ( s ) not • Bulb ( s ) burned out . • Replace bulb ( s ) . working • Check / replace light switch . ( if so equipped ) • Faulty light switch . • Check wiring and connec • Loose or damaged wiring . tions . • Blown fuse . • Replace fuse . • Replace battery . Battery will not • Bad battery cell ( s ) . • Check / clean all connections , • Poor cable connections . charge • Replace regulator . • Faulty regulator ( if so equipped ) . • Faulty alternator . • Replace alternator . Loss of drive • Freewheel control in • Place freewheel control in = disengaged " position . = engaged " position . • Motion drive belt worn , • Replace motion drive belt . damaged , or broken , • Air trapped in transmission • Purge transmission . during shipment or servicing . • Move throttle control to Engine " backfires " • Engine throttle control not set at = SLOW " = SLOW " position and allow when turning to idle for 30 seconds before engine position for 30 seconds " OFF " stopping engine . stopping engine . 31
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SERVICE NOTES 32
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 SCHEMATIC RB _ [ BATTERY SOLENOID AMMETER vrdrns FUEL . _ NI " IN ) ' WI ' H UNE I l i i _ SPARK • ' IGNITION J - - - _ GPLUGS OPERATOR UNiT GAP 2 PLU ONGINES ) TWI _ CYI . EN • t - . - i ALTERNATOR OPERATOR pRESENCE RELAY # 3 RED I I I I IGNmON SWITCH NON - REMOVABLE REMOVABLE CONNECTIONS CONNECTIONS WIRING IKSULATEO 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 917.271140 ELECTRICAL 25
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 163465 Battery 2 74760412 Bolt , Hex 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 8 156417 Case Battery 16 161343 Switch Interlock 21 166182 Hamess , Ught Socket ( w / 4152J ) 22 4152J Ught Bulb 24 4799J Cable , Battery 25 146147 Cable , Battery 26 166180 Fuse 27 73510400 Nut Kops Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 28 4207J Cable , Ground 29 160784 Switch , Seat 30 163968 Switch , Ignition 33 140403 Key , Molded 40 170 _ 19 Hamess , Ignition 41 71110408 Bolt BIk Fin Hex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC x 1 / 2 42 131563 Cover , Terminal 43 145673 Solenoid 45 122822X Ammeter 52 141940 ProtectionWire Loop ( Hour Meter ) 70 170250 Hamess Engine 81 1C9748X RelayAsm NOTE : All componentdimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 35
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES 12 31 55 $ 7 74 36
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Chassis 1 169830 2 169061 Dmwbar Screw 3 / 6 - 16 x 3 / 4 3 17060612 5 155272 BumperHood / Dash 9 168337X013 Dash 10 STD533710 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x _ 1 11 155927 Panel , Dash , LH 12 145660 ClipTinnerman Gdlle PiL 13 172198 Panel , Dash , RH 17 144983X558 HoodAssembly 18 126938X Bumber Hood 20 156437 Plats Mtg Battery Fuel Tank 23 124028X Bushing , Snap , Nylon , Fuel Line 25 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Gauge 26 STD541437 Locknut , Hex , with Insert 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 28 166271X558 Grille 29 155217X599 Lens , Grille 30 164919X558 Fender / Footrest 31 139976 Bracket , Fender / Support 37 17490508 Screw , Thdrol . 5 / 16 - 18 x 112I " YT 38 169834 Pivot Bracket Assembly , LH , Mower , Rear 51 73800400 Nut Lock W / Insert 114 - 20 UNC 52 19O91416 Washer 9 / 32 X 7 / 8 X 16 Ga . Bracket Grille Plckoff LH 53 145201 54 161464 Screw , HexWshd # 8 - 18 x7 / 8 Bracket Gdlle Pickoff RH 55 145202 Bolt FinHex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC X . 75 57 STD552507 Air Duct 58 150127 60 7214O6O6 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 Dash Lower STLT 64 15479841437 74 STD5 NutCrownlock3 / 8 - 16 UNC Plate ReinforcementSTLT 142 165867 143 154966 Bracket Swaybar Chassis 144 154207 Bracket Footrest STLT 145 156524 Rod PivotChassis / Hood 2O6 170165 BoltShoulder5 / 16 - 18TT 207 17670508 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 2O8 176706O8 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 - - 5479 , . I Plug Button NOTE : Allcomponent dimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 37
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 GROUND DRIVE • 52 16 26 38
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 GROUND DRIVE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION STD551143 Washer 1 . . . . . . Transaxle ( See Breekdown ) 65 HydroGr 314 - 0510 66 154778 Keeper BeltEngine Hydro 8 165866 Rod Shift Fender Adjust 70 134683 Guide BeltRH Engine 10 S'rD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 1 CAD 71 169183 Strap Torque Lhx 19132012 Washer 13 / 32 1 - 1 / 4 x 12 Ga . 14 10040400 Washer Lock Hvy Helical 7273 15 74490544 BoltHex FLGHD 5 / 16 - 18 GR . 5 169182 StrapTorque Rh 16 STD541431 NutLockHexW / Ins . 5 / 16 - 18 74 169496 Spacer , Split Unc 75 121749X Washer 25 / 82 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga . 19 STD541437 Nut Lock Hex W / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 76 STD581075 E . Ring Unc 77 123583X Key , Square5 / 21 130564 Knob , Deluxe 1 / 2 - 13 78 121748X Washer 2 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Ga . 165596 Shaft Asm Cross 22 169498 Rod , Brake Hydro 8182 24 73350600 Nut , Hex Jam 3 / 8.16 Unc 165711 SpringTorsion32 19171216 Washer 17 / x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 25 106888X Spring , Brake Rod 8384 26 STD551037 Washer 169594 Unk Transaxla 27 STD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 3 / 4 CAD . 89 164890X428 Console , Shift Nut Self - Thd Wsh - hd 1 / 4 Zinc 28 145204 Rod , Parking Brake 90 124346X Control Bypass 29 71673 Cap , Parking Brake 95 170201H 30 169592 Bracket , Transaxla 96 4497 Retainer Spring1 " Zinc / Cad 32 74760512 Bolt Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 3 / 4 116 72110610 Bolt Cam 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.25 34 155071 Shaft , Foot Pedal 150 165850 BushingBellcrankGrd Ddvea . Washer 13 / 32 x 2 x 10 G1 , 35 120183X Bearing , Nylon 151 19133210 Washer Srrted 5 / 161D x 125 36 19211616 Washer 156 166002 Bracket Shift Mount 37 1572H Pin , Roll 158 165589 38 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat t59 165494 Hub Tappered Flange Shift Lt 39 72110622 Bolt 161 72140406 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr . 5 40 4470J Spacer , Split Nut Crownlockl / 4 - 20 Unc 41 165838 Keeper , Belt idler 162 1736804006 42 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga . 163 747804 Bolt Hex Fin 114 - 20Unc x 1 Gr . 5 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Grooved Washer 5 / 6 x . 281 x 10 Ga 48 154407 BellcrankClutch Grn Dry STL t64 19091010 Bracket Pivot Lever 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 165 165623 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 50 STD523715 Bolt 166 166880 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 561 51 S'rD541437 NutCrownlock 3 / 8 - 16UNC 168 165492 52 STD541431 Nut , Crownlook 5 / 16 - 18Unc 169 165580 Plate Fastening Lt 53 105710X Unk , Clutch 197 169613 NylinarSnap - In 55 105709X Spdng , Return , Clutch 198 169593 Washer Nyliner5 / 56 $ 10523712 Bolt Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 199 169612 Bolt Shoulder 16 - 16UNC BoltRDHD SQNK 57 140294 V - Bait , Ground Drive 200 72140508 5 / 16 - 18UNC x 1 59 169691 Keeper , Canter 4Span Bolt Carr SH 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2Gr . 5 61 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 202 72110612 62 8883R Cover , Pedal 63 140186 Pulley , Engine6 - NOTE : All componentdimensions given inU . S . Inches 64 71170764 Bolt Hex 7 / 1 20 x 4 Gr . 5 1 inch = 25.4 mm 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 STEERINGASSEMBLY - - - - - ' - - | 3 " , " _ : ' - ' _ ' - 1 47 13 4O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 STEERINGASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 139768 SteeringWheel 2 154427 Front AxleAssembly 3 169840 SpindleAssembly , L . H . 4 169839 SpindleAssembly , R . H . 5 6266H Beadng , Race , Thrust , Hardened 121748X 67 Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 19272016 Washer 27 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 8 12000029 Ring , Klip 9 3366R Beadng , Steedng Column 10 169832 Unk , Drag 11 STD551137 Washer , Lock 13 136518 Spacer , Beadng , Front Axle 15 145212 Nut , Hexflange Lock 17 156546 Shaft Assembly , Steedng 57079 18 Washer , Thrust . 515 x . 750 x . 033 19 16O395 Support , sShafthhd Screw hex W TorX 22 165857 23 165851 Pittman Shaft Assembly 25 154406 Bracket , Steadng 26 126847X Bushing , Link , Drag 27 136874 Gear , Sector 28 19131416 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 29 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 30 STD561210 Pin 32 13O465 Red , Tie 36 155099 Bushing , Steadng 37 152927 Screw TT # 10 - 32x 5 x 3 / 8 Flange 38 139769 Insert , Stearing Wheel 19133812 39 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 - 3 / 8 x 12 Gauge STD541537 Lock Nut Center 3 / 8 - 24 UNF 40 41 100711L Adaptor , Steadng Wheel 42 145054X428 Boot , Steadng Dash p / L Mtl BIk 43 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 44 153720 ExtensionSteadng Non - Adjust 46 121232X Cap , Spindle 47 6855M Fitting , GreaseW / 51 73800500 Nut Lock Hx Ins 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 54 74780520 Bolt Fin Hex 5 / 16 - 18 UNC x 1 - 1 / 4 62 1679O2 Kit , Steering Assembly , GServicer . 63 74780616 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 uric . x 1 5 65 160367 Spacer Brace Axle 66 1544O4 Bearing ArmPlttman 67 72140618 Bolt Rdhd Sq 3 / 8 - 16 Uric x 2 - 1 / 4 68 16 . . o827 Brace Axle 79 19132012 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 - I14 x 12 Ga 8O 74950612 Bolt Hex Nylon 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 82 169835 Bracket Susp Chassis Front 133835 Fastener Christmas Tree 85 NOTE : Allcomponent dimensionsgiven inU . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 41
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TRACTOR ' " MODEL HUMBER 9t7.271140 ENGtNE 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 ENGINE KEY PART NO , NO . DESCRIPTION 1 162152 Control Throt I Ch 2 17720410 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20x5 / 8 T 3 . . . . . . . Engine ( See Breakdown ) Kohler Model No . CV16s - 43520 4 159420 Muffler 13 12 - 041 - 03 Gasket 14 13280328 Nipple , Pipe 3 / 8 NPT x 3 - 1 / 2 15 13200300 Elbow , Std 90 Degree 3 / 8 - 18 Npt 16 STD551231 Washer 23 169837 Shield , BRN / DBR Guard 29 137180 Arrestor , Spark 31 I09202X Tank , Fuel 32 158990 Cap Assembly , Fuel Tank , Vented 33 123487X Clamp Hose BIk 37 137040 LineFuel Plug Oil Drain ( See Engine Breakdown ) 40 124028X Bushing , Snap , Fuel Line 44 17490412 Screw , Hex Washer Head , Thd . Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 45 17000612 Screw Hexwsh Thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 46 19091416 Washer , 9 / 32 x 718x 16 Guage 62 STD551131 Washer , Lock 77 19101216 Washer 5 / 16 x 3 / 4 x 16 Guage 79 M740108025 Bolt , Hex 80 74760508 Bolt , Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18 Uric x 1 / 2 81 73510400 Nut , Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 101 M73030800 NuIFlange MB - 1.25 NOTE : All component dimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 SEAT ASSEMBLY 21 KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . Seat 3450 BIkJblkCraftsman 1 140123 13 121248X Bushing Snap BIk Nyl 50 Id1 - 14 72050412 Bolt Rdhd Sht Nk 1 / 4 - 20x 1 / 2 2 140551 Bracket Pnt Pivot Seat ( blk ) 3 71110616 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 3 - 16unc X 1 15 134300 Spacer Split 28 X 96 Zinc 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 X 3 / 4 X 10 Ga 16 121250X Spdng Cprsn 1 27 BIk Pnt 5 145006 17 123976X Nut Lock 1 / 4 Lge FigGr 5 Zinc Clip Push In Hingedns Nut Hex Lock w / I 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 21 171852 BoltShoulder5 / 16 - 18 Unc - 2A 6 STD541437 22 STD541431 Nut Hex Lock w / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 7 124181X Spring Seat Cprsn 2 250 SIkZi Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.5 SMGML 24 19171912 Washer 17 / 32 X 1 - 3 / 16 X 12 Ga , 8 17000616 Washer 13 / 32 X 1 X 14 Ga 25 127018X BoltShoulder 5 / 16 - 18 X 62 9 19131614 10 155925 Pan Pnt Seat ( blk ) NOTE : All componentdimensionsgiven inU . S . inches Knob Seat 11 166369 1 inch = 25.4 mm 12 121246X Bracket Pnt MountingSwitch 44
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,271140 DECALS 1 7 6 4 2 11 2 20 14 14 13 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 156439 Decal Fender Danger Sears 13 146046 Decal V - belt Dr Sch Tractor E 2 163205 Decal Fend Auto Sears Gold 14 163263 Decal Dash Panel 3 171698 Decal Hood Rh Craftsman 15 160396 Decal Mower DriveSchematic 4 171699 Decal Hood Lh Craftsman 19 138047 Decal , Battery Diehard Sears 5 20 166887 Decal DeckMower EZ3 168920 Decal Engine H / Pstomer 6 133644 Decal Maint Cu 22 149516 Decal Battery Sears Dora - - 169210 Decal By Pass Lt Hydro 7 171765 - - 138311 Decal UIt Handle Decal Replacement Srs 9 163204 165800X428 Pad FootrestLh STLT Decal Fender Craftsmen Gold ° . 11 156811 165799X428 Pad FootrestRh STLT Decal Fender STLTH Oper Inst E / S . . 172230 Manual , Owner's ( English ) . ° 172231 Manual , Owner's ( Spanish ) KEY PART WHEELS & TIRES NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Valve Cap , Tire 2 65139 Stem , Valve 3 106222X Tire , Front 4 59904 Tube , FrontTire ( Not Provided , Service Item 4,10 only ) 5 106732X427 Rim , Front 6 278H Fitting , Grease ( Front Wheel Only ) 11 7 90401 " t Bearing , Flange ( FrontWheel Only ) 9 106108X427 Rim , Rear 9 122082X Tire , Rear 10 7152J Tube , RearTiro ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 11 104757X Cap , Axle - - 144334 Sealant , Tire ( 10 oz . Tube ) NOTE : Allcomponent dimensions givenin U . S . inches 1 inch = = 25.4 rom 45
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 LIFTASSEMBLY 27 7 8 / / / / / / / / 5 49 30 3 ; o 13 11 5 _ _ 12 13 2O 46
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 LIFT ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159460 Lift Lever Inner Wire Asm . 2 159471 Shaft Asm . Lift 3 105767X PinGroove 4 12000002 E Ringher 5 19211621 Was 21 / 32 x 1 x21 Ga . 6 120183X BeadngNylon 7 125631X GdpHandla Fluted 8 122365X ButtonPlunger Red 11 139865 Unk Uft . LH . 12 139866 Link Lift R . H . 13 STD624008 Retainer Spdng 15 167253 Link Front 16 73350800 NutJam Hex 1 / 2 - 13 Unc 17 130171 Trunnion 18 73800800 Locknut , Hex , with Washer lnsed 112 - 13Unc 19 139868 Arm SuspensionRear 20 163552 RetainerSpdng 23 110807X Nut , 3Special / 24 19131016 Washer 1 32 x 5 / 8 x 16 Ga . 25 2876H Spring 26 169484 RetainerClip 27 126971X Rod , Adjust Lift3 / 28 73350600 Nut , Hex Jam 8 - 16 UNC 29 138057 Knob , Infinite Height Adjustment 30 150233 Trunnion , Inf . Height 31 140302 Beedng , Pvt . Uft . Spherical 32 73540600 Nut Cmwnlack 3 / 8 - 24 49 145212 Nut , Hex Flange Lock 50 110452X Nut , Push Phos . & - Oil NOTE : Allcomponent dimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 47
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 MOWERDECK , , , , c _ - ° ' 5 - - - , 0 II : sg - - _ 144 939912 90 21 22 _ / 3 24 25 16 27 20 29 1 48
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 MOWER DECK KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 165892 MowerHousing 92 STD541437 Locknut , Hex W / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 2 STD533107 Bolt UNC 3 138017 Bracket Assembly , Sway 93 19171416 Washer 17 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Ga . Bar , Front 94 132264 RollarNose BracketAsm Noserollar RH 4 165460 Bracket Sway Bar 38 / 42 " 95 132273 5 STD624000 Retainer Spdng 101 136420 Cover Mulching42 " Black ScrewTruss Hd Phil10 - 24 x518 6 130832 Arm , Suspension , Rear 102 71161010 Washer # 10 8 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 103 19061216 Washer Lock 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 104 S'TD55111D 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 105 160793 Latch Asm Bagger NutWa _ 11 134149 B _ ade , Mu _ chtr _ j 106 20293 12 129895 Beadng , Ball 111 155197 Bracket Gauge , Wheel LH 13 137645 St _ ft Assembty , Mandrel , 112 155198 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel RH Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 Vented ( Incl . Key Number 6 ) 113 17060512 Nut , Hex Keps 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 114 0735105004 15 110485X Bearing , Ball , Mandrel 115 721105 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 UNC x 112 Bolt , Shoulder 16 140329 Stripper , Vented Mower Deck 116 4898H 16 72140505 Bolt , Cardage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 117 165746 Wheel , Gaugeock Nut , Crownl 3 / 8 - 16 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 118 7393060014 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 119 191214 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 14 Gs . Bracket 21 STD541431 Nut , Crownlcok5 / 16 - 18 UNC 121 91437230 22 134753 Stiffener Bracket 128 1533 Washer Felt Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga . 23 131267 Bracket , Deflector 129 19131312 24 I _ X Cap , Sleeve 130 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 unc x 1 Gr , 5 25 123713X Spdng , Torsion , Deflector 26 110462X Nul , PLish 131 STD533710 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 27 130968X428 Shield , Deflector 142 165890 Arm SpringBrake Mower 28 19111016 Wsshar 11 / 32 x 518x 16 Ga . 143 157109 Bracket Arm IdAer42 " 29 131491 Rod , Hinge 144 158634 Keeper Belt 42 " ClutchCable 30 157722 Screw Thdrol RottingWsh Hd 145 165888 Pulley Idler Fiat 31 129963 Washer , Spacer 146 165891 BoltCarraige Idler 32 153535 Pulley , Mandrel 147 131335 Spring Extension Spring Return Idler 33 137266 Nut , Toplock , Flanged 148 91690228 34 STD533717 Bolt 149 1658 Retainer SpringYellowZincGa . 35 133835 Fastner , Christmas Tree 150 19091216 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Bracket Clutch 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat 151 169670 Cable Clutch 42 " 37 19131316 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 16 Ge . 152 169676 40 STD541437 Nut , Crownlock3 / 8 - 16 UNC 153 169674 Washer flat 3 / 8 " Type B 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , L . H . 154 169675 SpringRetainer 45 _ 4003 Retainer 155 169671 Spring Retention Lever 46 137729 Screw , Thd . Rolt 114 - 20x 5 / 8 156 169672 Spacerlutch RodC 48 133944 Washer , Hardened 157 169669 SCrewHex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 6 49 155066 RotterAssemt _ y , Cam Follower 158 17720410 50 131340 Bolt , Shoulder # 10 - 24 Grade 5 159 STD533717 Bolt Rdhd Sqnx 51 STD541410 Locknut 3 / 8 - 16 Uric 1 - 3 / 4 52 139888 Bolt , Shoolder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC - - 130794 Mandrel Assembly ( Includes 53 131845 Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake Key Numbers 8 - 10 , 12 - 15 , 31 54 133943 Washer , Hardened and 32 ) Mower Deck , Complete ( Std 55 155046 Arm , Idler - - 169583 56 165723 Spacer , Retainer deck - order separately 59 141043 Guard , Tuv Idler mulcherplate componentskey 67 149846 Knob Custom Oval nos . 101 - 106 ) 68 144959 V - Belt NOTE : Allcomponent dimensionsgiven InU . S . inches 90 74760616 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 Unc x 1 1 Inch = 25.4 mm 91 132274 BracketAsm Noserollar LH 49
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 HYDRO GEAR TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 314 - 0510 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 170351 Main Housing , Assembly 58 170407 Brake Yoke 2 170352 Side Housing , Assembly 59 170408 Rotor , Brake 3 170353 Center Section , Assembly 60 142883 Brake Puck 4 170354 Swashplate , Trunion 61 142881 Puck Plate Machined 62 142887 Brake Actuating / Pin 5 169898 Block - Assembly 63 170410 Hfhcs 1 / 4 - 20x2 W 6 170355 Sealant 10.50z Patch , SpecialFlangeW / 7 170356 Hex Flange Screw 64 142892 Bolt , 1 / 4 - 20 X 1 Patch 1 / 4 - 20 X 1.25 65 170411 Spacer 8 170357 Stud , 5 / 16 - 24 Hex Double 66 170412 Spring , Brake Arm Bias End 67 170413 Sq . Hd . Bolt 5 / 16 - 24 - Ribbed 9 170358 Shaft , Input 68 170414 Arm , Brake 10 170359 Ring - Retaining 69 170415 Slotted Hex Nut 5 / 16 - 24 11 170360 Spacer 70 170416 Cotter Pin 3 / 32 X 3 / 4 12 169870 Ring - Retaining 71 170417 Compression Spring Brake 13 170361 Seal , Lip . 67 X 1.58 X . 276 Anti - Drag 14 169869 Ball Brg 17mm Id X 40ram 72 170418 Washer , Ht Od X 12mm . 5 I . D . X 10 . D . X . 032 16 170362 Hex Flange Head Screw 73 142884 Flat - Washer 5 / 16 - 24X0.75 11 / 32 I . D . X 7 / 80 . D 17 170363 Lip Seal 18 X 32 X 7 74 170419 Oil Seal . 625 X 1o0 X . 25 18 170364 Arm , Control 75 170420 Check Plug Assembly , . 027 , 19 150771 Bearing , 30x52x13 Thrust Washer 23 170365 Check Plug Assembly , 76 170421 Stud , 5 / 16 - 24 Friction Pack Washer 77 170422 Puck , . 330 X 1.50 X . 0975 24 170366 Shaft , Motor 78 14296980 Spring , Helical Comp 27 170367 Gear - Pinion , 13t 79 1429 pacer 28 170368 10t / 48t Gear 80 150778 Hex Lock Nut 5 / 16 - 29 170369 Gear , 10t Jack , shaft 24Unjf ( Nyion Insert ) 30 170370 60t Bull Gear 81 170423 Wedge , Friction Pack 31 170371 Sleeve Bearing 82 170424 Clip , Washer . 75 X 1.575 X . 625 . 316xl . 50x . 1046 ( Plated ) 32 170389 SleeveBearing ( Outboard ) 83 161162 Pin , Standard Headless . 75xl . 750x . 625 84 170425 Fitting , 5 / 16 Sae 5 / 32 Tube 33 142991 Washer , 85 170426 Hose , Expansion Tank 3 / 4 Id X 1 - 1 / 20d X . 13 Thk 86 21704274 Expansion Tank 34 170390 Lip Seal Axle Seal 87 1704 Cap - Poppet Valve 35 170391 Shaft , Axle . 75 X 11.39 88 170429 Bolt , Self Tapping ( Key , R . H . ) 10 - 32 X 1 / 2 36 170392 Shaft , Axle ° 75 X 16.99 90 170430 Puck , Inner Wedge ( Key , LH . ) 93 170431 Spring Clip - Housing Thrust 37 150792 Miter Gear ( SpUned ) 107 170432 Deflector 38 150793 Miter Gear 15t ( 0.5 Id ) 108 170433 Washer , Motor Shaft 39 150809 Shaft . 71 idx1 . 15odx . 030thk 40 170393 Ring , Spiral Retaining 109 170434 Plug , See # 6 41 170394 Pin , Jackshaft 111 170435 O - Ring . 07 X . 301 I . D . 42 170395 Magnet , Ring 112 170436 Shield , Vent 43 170396 Spnng , Bypass 113 170437 Bracket , Support Expan 44 150797 Hydro Mtg Screw sion Tank 3 / 8 - 24 X 2.5 Long 116 170438 Silicon Sponge 45 170397 Filter 119 170439 Fan , 7 In . 46 170398 Base , Filter 120 170440 Pulley 47 170999 Actuator , Bypass 121 170441 Hex Lock Nut 112 - 20 ( Nylon 48 170400 Rod , Bypass Actuator Insert ) 49 170401 Arm , Bypass 122 170442 Washer , Belleville 50 170202 Retaining Ring . 250 123 41704434 Belt Keeperction - External 124 1704 Center Se Filter - 51 170403 Seal , Up . 741 X . 250 X . 250 Bypass Assembly Tc 125 170445 52 170404 Flat Washer , 126 170446 5 / 8 Id X 1.00d X . 05 Thk Assembly 53 170405 Retaining Ring 127 170447 Seal - O - Ring Kit 54 170406 Bearing , Center Block 900 166768 Transaxle Complete 55 142977 Spring - Helical Compression 56 142978 Washer NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 57 150798 20w - 50 Oil inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 51
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV16S , TYPE NUMBER PS - 43520 CYLINDER HEAD , VALVE AND BREATHER I 10 12 11 t , _ \ 13 14 18 CRANKCASEI 52
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV16S , TYPE NUMBER PS - 43520 CYLINDER HEAD / VALVE / BREATHER CRANKCASE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION I 25 - 351 - 01 Lifter , valve ( 2 ) 1 12 - 032 - 03 Seal , ocrankshaftck 2 12 - 755 - 81 Kit , cylinder head ( Includes 2 Block , cylinder ( Use Short Bl 12 522 3 - 17 ) 18 ) - 3 12 - 411 - 01 3 12 445 - 02 Rod , push _ 2 ) Strap , lifting 4 12 - 041 - 10 Gasket , cylinder head 4 M - 0839025 Screw , hex . flange 5 12 - 017 - 01 Valve , intake ( Std . ) M8x1 . 25x25 12 - 017 - 02 Valve , intake ( . 25 ) 5 12 - 380 - 17 Dowel , locating ( 4 ) 6 12 - 016 - 01 Valve , exhaust ( Std . ) 6 12 - 755 - 49 Kit , camshaft ( Includes 7,8 ) 12 - 016 - 02 Valve , exhaust ( . 25 ) 7 12 - 089 - 31 Spdng , actuating 7 X - 75 - 23 Plu . _ , allen lid . pipe 1 / 8 8 12 - 422 - 08 Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) blue 8 12 - 318 - 19 Cyhoder Head 12 - 422 - 09 Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) red 9 25 - 186 - 01 Arm , rocker ( 2 ) 12 - 422 - 10 Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) 10 12 - 599 - 03 Pivot , rockerarm ( 2 ) yellowm , 11 M - 0640034 Screw , hex . flange 12 - 422 - 11 Shi camshaft ( A . R . ) M6xl . 0x34 ( 2 ) greenm , 12 12 - 089 - 01 Spdng , valve ( 2 ) 12 - 422 - 12 Shi camshaft ( A . R . ) , ar % 13 12 - 173 - 01 Cap , valve spring ( 2 ) 12 - 422 - 13 Shim , camshaft ( AR ) 14 12 - 755 - 03 Kit , retainer ( 2 ) 12 - 422 - 07 Shim , camshaft ( A _ RI ) white 15 12 - 468 - 05 Washer , plain 13 / 32 9 12 - 144 - 27 Shaft , balance Piston w / Ring Set ( Std . ) 16 12 - 112 - 13 portSpacheera ' d bolt exhaust 10 12 - 874 - 07 _ lncludes 11 - 12 ) 17 12 - 086 - 15 Screw , hex . flange 24 - 874 - 11 Piston wiring Set ( . 08 ) M10xl . 5x81 ( 5 ) 12 - 874 - 08 Piston w / Ring Set ( . 25 ) 18 X - 426 - 9 Clamp , hose ( 2 ) 12 - 874 - 09 Piston wiRing Set ( . 50 ) ) 19 12o326 - 03 Hose , breather 11 12 - 018 - 02 Retainer , piston pin ( 2 20 M - 0645020 Screw , . hex . flange 12 12 - 108 - 07 Ring Set ( Std . ) M6x1 . 0x20 ( 5 ) 12 - 108 - 08 Ring Set ( . 25 ) 21 12 - 096 - 07 Cover , valve w / nipple 12 - 108 - 09 Ring Set ( . 50 ) 22 M - 0545010 Screw , hex . flange 13 12 - 067 - 05 Connecting Rod ( Std ; ) M5x0 . Sxl0 12 - 067 - 06 Connecting Red ( . 25 ) 23 12.018 - 01 Retainer , breather reed 14 12 - 380 - 01 Pin , governor bregulatingly 24 12 - 402 - 02 Reed , breather 15 12 - 043 - 05 Gear , governorassem 16 M - 063t005 Washer , plain 6mmgear 17 12 - 144 - 02 Shaft , governor 18 52 - 139 - 09 Plug , cup 19 12 - 755 - 64 Kit , gov . crossshaft w / clip ( Includes 24 ) 21 X - 25 - 102 washer , plain c114ross 22 12 - 032 - 01 Seal , gevemor shaft 23 SM - 0631015 Washer , plain6mm 24 12 - 154 - 05 Clip , hitch pin 53
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 KOHLERENGINE - MODELNUMBERCV16S , TYPENUMBERPS - 43520 IGNITION / ELECTRICAL BLOWER HOUSING AND BAFFLES I _ D 2 4 I 5 _ - - 23 22 _ - - 6 / i - - 10 AIR INTAKE I I IO _ , 11 4 . . 7 _ . _ _ m6 i _ m $ 54
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV16S , TYPE NUMBER PS - 43520 BLOWER HOUSING & BAFFLES IGNITION / ELECTRICAL KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 12 - ( _ 5 - 14 Screw , hex . flange MlOx1 . 5x46 1 M . 0545010 Screw , hex . flange M5xO . 8xlO ( 8 ) 2 12 - 468 - 03 Washer , plain 3 / 8 2 24 - 468 - 10 Washer , plain 1 / 4 3 24 - 162 - 03 Screen , grass 3 12 - 146 - 07 Plate , blowerhousing 4 M . 0639016 Screw , hex . flange M6x1 . 0x16 ( 6 ) 4 24 - 086 - 18 Screw , phllliphd M4xO . 7 X8 ( 2 ) 6 12 - 157.03 Fan 5 24 - 096 - 05 Cover , pinion 7 41 - 403.09 Regulator , rectifier 6 2205,34 Washer , plain 5 / 16 ( 2 ) 8 X - 22 - 11 Washer , lock ( 2 ) 7 12 - 027 - 54 Housing , blowerside 9 236602 Connector 8 12 - 063 - 10 Baffle , intake 10 X - 42 - 15 Key 9 25 - 154 - 02 Clip , mounting ( 3 ) 11 12 - 025 - 35 _ 10 12 . O86 - 37 Screw , captive washer 12 41 - 155 - 02 Connector ( 4 contact ) M5 X0 . 8X20 ( 3 ) 13 M - 0548025 Screw , hex . cap M5x0 . 8x25 ( 2 ) 11 M . 0645016 Screw , hex . flange M6x1 . 0xt6 ( 2 ) 14 12 - 085 - 01 Statorassembly - 15 amp 12 12 - 06308 Baffle , cylinder head 15 12 - 132.02 SparkPlug 13 12 - ( To3 . 09 Barite , cylinder 16 X - 728 - t Clip , cable NOT ILLUSTRATED 17 M - 0545010 Screw , hex . flange M5xO , 8xl0 ( 2 ) X - 25 - 92 WASHER , PLAIN3 / 16 " ( 2 ) 18 12 - 584 - 08 Module , ignition 19 12 - 452 - 02 Ten'ninal 20 12 - 086 - 35 Screw , hex . socket M5x0 . ax20 ( 2 ) 21 M - 0461013 Screw , pan head M4 . 2x13 ( 2 ) AIR INTAKFJFILTRATION 22 12 - 584 * 12 Mndule , speed advance 23 25 - 086 * 47 Shoulder M6X1 . 0X16 ( 4 ) NOT ILLUSTRATED KEY PART 25 - 518 - 29 Lead NO , NO . DESCRIPTION 25 - 518 - 05 Lead 12 - 176 - 36 Harness Knob , air cleaner cover X - 25 - 5 Washer , plain 5 / 16 " 1 25 - 341 - 2034 Cover , air cleaner 12 - 155 - 02 Cormector 2 12.096 - 3 12 - 083 - t2 proclear _ , elernentment 25 - 517 - 03 ClipCable 4 12 - 1083 - t0 Kit _ r = cleaear ele 5 1230046 Seal _ 4 " 6 12 - 100.0 _ W _ - ngNu _ 7 12 - 032 - 7t Seal - l - 7 / 16 " 8 12 - ( _ 4 - 07 Base , a _ . _ ner ( Includes 12 - 072 - 04 9 StUd _ m _ mfmg plate MSXl : eX75 10 12.086.01 : S _ rew _ # I ( _ Hi - Lo _ read 11 12.041 _ . 02 _ Gasr ( et , air cleaner NOT ILLUSTRRTED 12 - 113 - 53 _ Deeal ; alrcreaner 55
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 KOHLERENGINE - MODELNUMBERCV16S , TYPENUMBERPS - 43520 STARTING SYSTEM I ENGINE CONTROLS I oO 11 01L PAN / LUBRICATION 13 i " 14 8 - - " O _ 10 56
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV16S , TYPE NUMBER PS - 43520 STARTING SYSTEM ENGINE CONTROLS KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 M - 0839070 12 - 079 - 07 Linkage , choke Screw , bex . flange 2 M8x1 . 25x70 ( 2 ) 12 - 237 - 01 Clamp , cable 3 2 25 - 098 - 05 M - 0664020 Screw , lobed socket Starter assembly ( Includes M6xL0x20 ( 2 ) 3 - 8 ) 3 12 - 755 - 54 Kit , drive end 24 - 086 - 43 Screw . hex flangessembly 4 12 - 227 - 06 Cap , drive end 12 - 536 - 10 Control . speed a ) 5 12 - 170 - 05 Armature ( Includes h6,8,9ead 6 12 - 221 - 01 Kit , brush & spring M - 0443025 Screw . pan M4x0 7x25 7 12 - 227 - 13 Cap , commutatorend M - 0443020 8 12 - 211 - 01 Bolt , hex . flange Screw , pan head M4x0 7x20 1 / 4 - 20x4 - 5 / 8 ( 2 ) 12 - 089 - 11 891011 Spring , choke ( 2 ) 12 - 089 - 23 Spdng , choke return OIL PAN / LUBRICATION 12 - 089 - 24 Spdng . governor 12 - 755 - 83 Kit , governor lever ( Includes 12 - 14 ) KEY PART 12 12 - 100 - 07 Nut , hex flange 1 / 4 - 20 " NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 13 52 - 211 - 04 Bolt , 1 / 4 - 20 X 1 " 12 - 090 - 28 14 Lever , governorle 15 25 - 158 - 08 Bushing , thrott linkage 1 12 - 038 - 01 Dipstickassembly ( Includes 16 12 - 079 - 01 Linkage . tthrottlele 2 - 3 ) 17 25 - 158 - 11 Bushing , throt linkage 2 25 - 755 - 13 Kit , oil fill cap ( Includes3 ) 3 12 - 153 - 03 O - Ring , oil fill capil 4 12 - 153 - 02 O - Ring , uppero fill tube 5 12 - 123 - 04 Tube , oilfillx . 6 SM - 0545020 Screw , hs flange M5x0 8x20 7 12 - 153 - 01 O - Ring , lower oilfill tube 8 25 - 162 - 07 Screen , oil pickup 9 12 - 096 - 03 Cover , oil pickupscreen 10 M - 0545016 Screw , hex flange M5x0 . 8x16 11 25 - 462 - 09 Valve , oil pressurerelief 13 52 - 050 - 02 Filter , oil 14 X . 75.10 Plug , sq hd solid3 / 8 15 12.393 - 01 Pump , oil cassemblyover 16 12 - 153 - 06 O - Ring , oil apumppnge 17 12 - 096 - 34 Cover , oil pumfl 18 M - 0545016 ScreW , bex M5x0 . 8x16 ( 3 ) 19 12 - 032 - 03 Seal , o ! 1 ( P . T . O . end ) 20 24 - 086 - 16 Screw , hex . flange MSx1 . 25x45 ( 11 ) 21 24,086 - 17 Screw , hex . flange M8x1 . 25x45 22 12 - 199 - 53 AssemblyP , an , oil ( Incl . 11,15 - 1e ) 57
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 KOHLERENGINE - MODELNUMBERCV16S , TYPENUMBERPS - 43520 CRANKSHAFT _ j6 FUELSYSTEM I 58
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271140 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV16S , TYPE NUMBER PS - 43520 FUEL SYSTEM CRANKSHAFT KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 M - 064t060 Nut , hex . flange M6xl . 0 ( 2 ) 1 12 - 014 - 37 Crankshaft ( Includes 2 ) 3 X - 22 - 11 Washer , star _ / 4 2 12 - 139 - 01 Plug , cup 4 M - 0629116 Stud M6x1 . 0xt16 ( 2 ) 5 12 - 853 - 95 Kit , carburetor w / gasket EXHAUST ( Includes 6,7,8 qty 1 12454 - 01 , 25452 - 20 ) 6 12 - 041 - 02 Gasket , air cleaner KEY PART 7 12 - 053 - 95 Carburetor assembly ( For information only not NO . NO . DESCRIPTION available separately ) 8 12 - 041 - 01 Gasket , carburetor ( 2 ) 1 25 - 072 - 04 Stud ( 2 ) , 9 12 - 265 - 04 Deflector , heat 2 12 - 041 - 03 Gasket exhaust manifold 10 47 - 154 - 01 Clip cable 4 12 - 126 - 11 Bracket , muffler 11 X - 426 - 09 Clamp , hose ( 2 ) 5 12 - 445 - 06 Strap , lifting 12 25 - 353 - 10 Line , fuel 9 " 6 M - 0645025 Screw , hex . flange 13 25 - 050 - 02 Filter , fuel M6xl . 0x25 ( 2 ) 12 - 522 - 18 Short Block NOT ILLUSTRATED 12 - 755 - 62 Gasket Set 12 - 757 - 02 Kit , float 12 - 757 - 03 Kit , carburetorrepair 12 - 041 - 01 Gasket , carburetor 12 - 041 - 02 Gasket , air cleaner 12 - 041 - 05 Gasket , bowll 12 - 041 - 06 Gasket , bow screw 12 - 032 - 06 Seat , solenoidrepairw 12 - 757 - 33 Kit , solenoidwl 12 - 041 - 06 Gasket , bo scre 12 - 454 - 01 Tie , wire Terminal 26 - 462 - 20 12 - 454 - 03 Tie cable M - 0561010 Screw , thread forming MSX0 . 8X10 M - 0645020 Screw , hex . flange M6X1 . 0X2 _ ( 2 ) 59
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1170351 Housing
10170359 Ring retainer
107170432 Deflector
108170433 Washer, motor shaft .71 id x 1.15 od x .030 thk
109170434 Plug, sae #6
11170360 Spacer
111170435 O-ring .07 x .301 i.d.
112173165 Shield, vent
113170437 Support bracket
116173165 Silicon sponge
119170439 Transaxle fan
12169870 Ring , retainer
120170440 Pulley, 3.68
121170441 Hex lock nut
122170442 Belleville washer
123170443 Belt keeper
124170444 Kit, center section filter bypass center sectio...
125170445 Filter assembly
126170446 Fan pulleys
127170447 Kit, sel - lip seal .67 x 1.58 x .276; lip seal...
13170361 Seal, lip, .67 x 1.58 x .276
14169869 Ball bearing
16170362 Hex flange head screw 5/16-24 x 0.75
17170363 Seal, lip 18 x 32 x 7
18170364 Control arm
19150771 Brg, thrust ball 30 x 52 x 13
2170352 Housing
23170365 Check plug assembly, washer
24170366 Shaft, motor
27170367 Pinion gear
28170368 Gear 1 ot / 48t
29170369 Gear, 1 ot jackshaft
3170353 Kit, center section center section, machined bu...
30170370 60t bull gear
31170371 Sleeve bearing .75 x 1.575 x .625
32170389 Sleeve bearing
33142991 Washer, 3/4 id x 1-1/2 od x .13 thk
34170390 Lip seal, axle shaft
35170391 Axle shaft
36170392 Axle
37150792 Miter gear (splined)
38150793 Miter gear 15t (0.5 id)
39150809 Shaft
4170354 Swashplate, trunnion machined
40170393 Spiral ring
41170394 Jackshaft pin
42190395 Magnet, ring
43170396 Bypass spring
44150797 Hydro mtg screw 3/8-24 x 2.5 long
45170398 Filter
46170398 Base , filter
47170999 Actuator, bypass
48170400 Rod, bypass actuator
49170401 Arm, bypass
5169898 Kit, cylinder block (10cc); 10cc cylinder block...
50170202 Retaining ring .250 external
51170403 Seal, lip, .741 x .250 x .250 tc
52170404 Flat washer
53170405 Retaining ring
54170406 Bearing, center block
55142977 Spring
56142978 Washer
57150798 20w-50 oil
58170407 Brake yoke
59170408 Rotor, brake
6170355 Sealant 10.5 oz.
60142883 Brake
61142882 Puck
62142887 Brake
63170410 Hex cap screw
64142892 Bolt
65170411 Spacer
66170412 Spring , brake arm bias
67170413 Square head bolt 5/16-24-ribbed
68170414 Arm, brake
69170415 Slotted hex nut 5/16-24
7170356 Screw
70170416 Cotter pin 3/32 x 3/4
71170417 Compression spring brake anti-drag
72170418 Washer, ht .5 i.d. x 1 o.d. x .032
73142884 Washer
74170419 Oil seal .625 x 1.0 x .25
75170420 Assembly, check plug w/washer, 027
76170421 Stud, 5/16-24 friction pack
77170422 Puck, .330 x 1.50 x .0975
78142969 Spring
79142980 Spacer
8170357 Stud, 5/16-24 hex double end
80150778 Hex lock nut 5/16-24 unjf (nylon insert)
81170423 Friction wedge
82170424 Clip washer
83161162 Pin, standard headless
84170425 Fitting, 5/16 sae 5/32 tube
85170426 Expansion hose
86173165 Expansion tank
87170424 Clip washer
88170429 Bolt, self tapping 10-32 x 1/2
9170358 Input shaft
90170430 Puck, inner wedge
93170431 Spring clip
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
05479J Plug
0172230 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0172231 Manual, owner's (spanish)
1163465 Battery
16161343 Switch interlock
274760412 Bolt
21166182 Harness
224152J Bulb
244799J Cable
25146147 Cable battery
26166180 Fuse
2773510400 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
284207J Cable
29160784 Switch . plunger
30163968 Switch, ignition delth push -in
33140403 Key ignition molded craftsman, delta
40170219 Harness, ignition
4171110408 Bolt
42131563 Cover
43145673 Solenoid
45122822X Ammeter
52141940 Protectoin wire loop (hour meter)
70170250 Engine harness
8156417 Case battery
81109748X Relay
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
05479J Plug
0172230 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0172231 Manual, owner's (spanish)
1169830 Chassis assembly
10STD533710 Bolt, carriage 3/8-16 x 1
11155927 Panel, dash lh
12145660 Clip tinnerman grille p / l
13172108 Panel, assembly, dash r.h.
142165867 Plate . reinforcement
143154966 Bracket swaybar chassis
144154207 Bracket footrest stlt
145156524 Rod pivot chassis/hood
17144983X558 Hood asssembly
18126938X Bumber hood
2169061 Drawbar
20156437 Plate mtg battery fuel tank
206170165 Shoulder bolt
20717670508 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
20817670608 Screw thdrol 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
23124028X Bushing, snap, nylon, fuel line
2519131312 Washer
26STD541437 Locknut, hex, with insert 3/8-16 unc
28166271X558 Grille
29155217X599 Lens grille
317060612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
30164919X558 Fender/footrest
31139976 Support bracket
3717490508 Screw
38169834 Pivot bracket assembly, lh, mower, rear
5155272 Hood bumper
5173800400 Lock nut
5219091416 Washer
53145201 Bracket
54161464 Screw, spiderloc hex hd #8 x 7/8
55145202 Bracket
57STD552507 Bolt finhex 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
74STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
9168337X013 Dash
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
05479J Plug
0172230 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0172231 Manual, owner's (spanish)
1N/P Transaxle - hydro gr 314-0510
10STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 1 cad
11672110610 Bolt
1410040400 Washer lock hvy helical
1574490544 Bolt hex flghd 5/16-18 unc x 1.25
150165850 Bell bushing
15119133210 Washer
156166002 Serrated washer
158165589 Shift
159165494 Hub tappered flange shift lt
16STD541431 Nut lock hex w/ins. 5/16-18 unc
161721040406 Bolt rdhd sqnk 1/4-20 x 3/4 gr 5
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
19STD541437 Nut lock hex w/ins. 3/8-16 unc
197169613 Snap nyliner
198169593 Washer
199169612 Shoulder bolt
20072140508 Bolt rdhd sqnk 5/16-18 unc x 1
20272110612 Bolt
21130564 Knob pistol
22169498 Hg 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
2971673 Plunger cap
30169592 Bracket tran
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
3972110622 Bolt
404470J Spacer
41165838 Keeper , belt
4219131312 Washer
47127783 Pulley, idler, v-groove
48154407 Cl bellcrank
49123205X Retainer
50STD523715 Bolt
51STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
52STD541431 Nut, crownlock 5/16-18 unc
53105710X Link
55105709X Spring
56STD523712 Bolt hex 3/8-16 x 1-1/4
57140294 Belt
59169691 Keeper . belt
6117060612 Screw, 3/8-16 x 3/4
628883R Pedal cover
63140186 Engine pulley
6471170764 Bolt hex 7/16-20 x 4 gr 5
65STD551143 Washer
66154778 Keeper - belt
70134683 Keeper
71169183 Torque strap
7219132012 Washer
73169182 Torque strap
74169496 Spacer, split
75121749X Washer
76STD581075 E-ring
77123583X Square key
78121748X Washer
8165866 Rod shift fender adjust stlt
81165596 Cross shaft
82165711 Shift spring
8319171216 Washer
84169594 Transmission link
89164890X428 Shift console
90124346X Nut
95170201 Bypass lever
964497H Retainer spring 1" zinc/cad
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
05479J Plug
0172230 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0172231 Manual, owner's (spanish)
1139768 Steering wheel
10169832 Link drag extended
11STD551137 Washer, lock
13136518 Spacer
15145212 Hex nut
17156546 Shaft, assembly strg private label
1857079 Washer
19160395 Support shaft
2154427 Front axle assembly
22165857 Screw, hex wash head torx
23165851 Shaft, assembly pittman
25154406 Bracket, steering
26126847X Bushing
27136874 Sector gear
2819131416 Washer
2917060612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
3169840 Left Spindle assembly left hand
30STD561210 Pin
32130465 Rod, tie
36155099 Bushing, steering
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38139769 Insert, cap steering wheel, standard, black
3919133812 Washer, 25/32 x 1-1/4 x 16 guage
4169839 Spindle assembly right hand
40STD541537 Lock nut center 3/8-24 unf
41100711L Adaptor, steering wheel
42145054X428 Steering boot
43121749X Washer
44153720 Extension steering non-adjust
46121232X Cap
476855M Zerk grease fitting
56266H Thrust washer
5173800500 Nut lock hx w/ins 5/16-18 unc
5474780520 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/4
6121748X Washer
62167902 Steer . as kit
6374780616 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc. x 1 gr 5
65160367 Spacer bracket
66154404 Bearing - arm
6772140618 Bolt rdhd sq 3/8-16 unc x 2-1/4
68169827 Axle brace
719272016 Washer
7919132012 Washer
812000029 Ring
8074950612 Bolt hex nylon 3/8-16 x 3/4
82169835 Bracket susp chassis front
85133835 Fastener
93366R Bearing
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
05479J Plug
0172230 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0172231 Manual, owner's (spanish)
1162152 Control throt 1 ch
101M73030800 Flange m nut
1312-041-03 Gasket
1413280328 Nipple
1513200300 Elbow, std 90 degree 3/8-18 npt
16STD551231 Washer
217720410 Screw hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8 t
23169837 Shield thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
29137180 Spark arrestor
3N/P Engine kohler model no. cv16s-43520
31109202X Fuel tank
32158990 Cap assembly, fuel tank vented
33123487X Clamp hose
37137040 Fuel line
38N/P Plug oil drain
4159420 Muffler
40124028X Bushing, snap, fuel line
4417490412 Screw
4517000612 Screw
4619091416 Washer
62STD551131 Washer, lock
7719101216 Washer 5/16 x 3/4 x 16 gauge
79M740108025 Bolt, hex
8074760508 Bolt, hex hd 5/16-18 unc x 1/2
8173510400 Nut, keps hex 1/4-20 unc
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
05479J Plug
0172230 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0172231 Manual, owner's (spanish)
1140123 Seat 3450 blk/blk craftsman
10155925 Pan pnt seat (blk)
11166369 Adjustment knob . seat
12121246X Bracket
13121248X Bushing
1472050412 Bolt, rdhd sht nk 1/4 - 20 x 1 - 1/2
15134300 Spacer
16121250X Spring
17123976X Nut lock 1/4 lge flg gr 5 zinc
2140551 Bracket pivot
21171852 Bolt
22STD541431 Nut hex lock w/ins 5/16-18
2419171912 Washer
25127018X Bolt
371110616 Fin . hex bolt
419131610 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 40 (96012001102)
5145006 Clip push-in hinged (96012001102)
6STD541437 Nut hex lock w/ins 3/8-16 unc
7124181X Spring
817000616 Head bolt
919131614 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 ga
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
05479J Plug
0172230 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0172231 Manual, owner's (spanish)
1159460 Wire assembly inner/spring with plunger lt
11139865 Link lift l.h
12139866 Link lift r.h.
13STD624008 Retainer spring
15167253 Link front
1673350800 Nut jam hex 1/2-13 unc
17130171 Trunnion
1873800800 Locknut, hex, with washer insert 1/2-13 unc
19139868 Arm suspension
2159471 Assembly line shaft
20163552 Clip, hairpin (standard hardware-purchase locally)
23110807X Nut
2419131016 Washer
252876H Spring
26169484 Retainer . clip
27126971X Rod, adjust lift
2873350600 Nut, hex jam 3/8-16 unc
29138057 Knob
3105767X Pin
30150233 Trunnion
31140302 Bearing, pvt. lift spherical
3273540600 Crownlock nut
412000002 E-ring
49145212 Hex nut
519211621 Washer
50110452X Push nut
6120183X Bearing
7125631X Grip
8122365X Button plunger red
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
05479J Plug
0172230 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
1165892 Mower housing
10140296 Washer
101136420 Mulch plate
10271161010 Screw truss hd phil 10-24 x 5/8
10319061216 Washer
104STD551110 Washer lock
105160793 Assembly b latch
1062029J Nut weld .327/.304 no. 10-24
11134149 Blade
111155197 Bracket gauge, wheel lh
112155198 Bracket, gauge, wheel lh
11317060512 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 3/4 tytt
11473510500 Nut, hex keps 5/16-18 unc
11572110504 Bolt, carriage 5/16 unc x 1/2
1164898H Shoulder bolt
117165746 Gauge wheel
11873930600 Lock nut
11919121414 Washer 13/32 x 7/8 x 14 ga.
12129895 Bearing
121143723 Bracket
128153390 Washer
12919131312 Washer
13137645 Shaft assembly, mandrel, vented (incl. key numb...
130STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
131STD533710 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
14128774 Housing
142165890 Arm spring b
143157109 Idler bracket
144158634 Keeper belt
145165888 Pulley idler flat
146165891 Bolt carriage idler
147131335 Spring
148169022 Spring idler
149165898 Retainer spring yellow zinc
15110485X Bearing
15019091216 Washer 9/32 x 3/4 x 16 ga.
151169670 Clutch bracket
152169676 Cable clutch 42"
153169674 Flat washer
154169675 Spring retainer
155169671 Spring retention lvr clutch cable
156169672 Spacer
157169669 Clutch rod
15817720410 Screw hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8
159STD533717 Bolt rdhd sqn 3/8-16 unc x 1-3/4
16140329 Stripper, vented mower deck
1872140505 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
19132827 Bolt shoulder
2STD533107 Bolt
20159770 Vortex baffle
21STD541431 Nut, crownlock 5/16-18 unc
22134753 Stiffener bracket
23131267 Bracket, deflector
24105304X Cap
25123713X Spring
26110452X Push nut
27130968X428 Shield, deflector
2819111016 Washer
29131491 Rod , hinge
3138017 Bracket
30157722 Screw thdrol rolling wsh hd
31129963 Washer, spacer
32153535 Pulley, mandrel
33137266 Nut, toplock, flanged
34STD533717 Bolt
35133835 Fastener
36131494 Pulley, idler flat
3719131316 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 ga.
4165460 Sway bracket
40STD541437 Nut, crownlock 3/8-16 unc
44140088 Guard
45STD624003 Retainer
46137729 Screw
48133944 Washer
49155066 Roller assembly, cam follower
5STD624008 Retainer spring
50131340 Bolt
51STD541410 Locknut
52139888 Bolt
53131845 Arm assembly, pad, brake
54133943 Washer, hardened
55155046 Arm idler 42" mower lt/yt
56165723 Spacer . retainer
59141043 Guard
6130832 Arm, suspension, rear
67149846 Knob, deluxe 1/2-13
68144959 Belt
8850857 Bolt blade
9STD551137 Washer, lock
9074760616 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1
91132274 Bracket assembly noseroller lh
92STD541437 Locknut, hex w/wsh 3/8-16 unc
9319171416 Washer
94132264 Roller nose
95132273 Bracket assembly noseroller rh
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
05479J Plug
0172230 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0172231 Manual, owner's (spanish)
1156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
11156811 Decal fender stlth operating instructions e/s
13146046 Decal
14163263 Decal, dash pnl kohler 16.5 ohv
15160396 Decal v-belt schematic 42" eng
19138047 Decal
2163205 Fender decal
20166887 Decal deck mower ez3 mulching
22149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
3171698 Decal hood rh craftsman
4171699 Decal hood lh craftsman
5168920 Decal engine h/p
6133644 Decal
7171765 Decal replacementt srs
9163204 Decal fender craftsman gold
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
05479J Plug
0172230 Manual, owner's (english)
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Drawbar decal
0165800X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0165799X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
0172231 Manual, owner's (spanish)
159192 Valve cap
107152J Tube
11104757X Cap, axle
265139 Valve stem
3106222X Tire, front
459904 Tube
5106732X427 Rim, front
6278H Fitting
79040H Flange bearing
8106108X427 Rim, rear
9122082X Tire, rear