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Owner's Manual ICRRFTSMRN'I 17.5 HP ELECTRIC START 42 " MOWER 6 SPEED TRANSAXLE LAWN TRACTOR Model No . 917.271730 • Safety • Assembly • Operation = Maintenance • Repair Parts differently from previously built engines . Before you start the en - Thls product has a low emission engine which operates gine , read and understand this Owner's Manual , CAUTION : For answers to your questions aboutthisproduct , Call : Read and follow all Safety Rules and Instructions before 1 - 800 - 659 - 5917 Sears Craftsman Help Line operating this equipment , 5 am - 5 pm , Mon - Sat Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , II 60179 Visit our Craftsman website : www . sears . com / craftsman
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Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2127 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2832er Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Parts Ordering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cov LIMITED TWO YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT PARTS For two ( 2 ) years from the date of pumhase , if this Craftsman Riding Equipment is maintained , lubdcated and tuned up according to the instructions in the owner's manual , Sears will repair or replace , free of charge , any parts found to be defective in matedal or workmanship . Warranty service is available free of charge by taking your Craftsman riding equipment to your nearest Sears Service Center . Imhome warranty service is available but a trip charge will apply . This warranty applies only while this product is in the United States . This Warranty does not cover : • Expendable items which become worn during normal use , such as blades , spark plugs , air cleaners , belts and oil filters . • Tire replacement or repair caused by punctures from outside objects , such as nails , thorns , stumps , or glass . • Repairs necessary because of operator abuse , including but not limited to , damage caused by towing objects beyond the capability of the riding equipment , impacting objects that bend the frame or crankshaft , or over speeding the engine . • Repairs necessary because of operator negligence , including b _ not limited to , electrical and mechanical damage caused by improper storage , failure to use the proper grade and amount of engine oil , failure to keep the deck clear of flammable debds , or the failure to maintain the equipment according to the instructions con - tained in the owner's manual . • Engine ( fuel system ) cleaning or repairs caused by fuel determined to be contaml - natad or oxidized ( stale ) . In general , fuel should be used within thirty ( 30 ) days of its purchase date . • Riding equipment used for commercial or rental purposes . LIMITED 90 DAY WARRANTY ON BATTERY For ninety ( 90 ) days from date of pumhase , if any battery included with this riding equipment proves defactlve in matadal or workmanship end our testing determines the battery will not hold a charge , Sears will replace the battery at no charge . Warranty service is available free of charge by taking your Craftsman dding equipment to your nearest Sears Service Center . In - home warranty service is available but a trip charge will apply . This warranty applies only while this product is in the United States . TO LOCATE THE NEAREST SEARS SERVICE CENTER OR TO SCHEDULE IN - HOME WARRANTY SERVICE , SIMPLY CONTACT SEARS AT 1 - 80O - 4 - MY - HOME This Warranty givesyou specificlegal rights , andyou may also have other rightswhich may varyfrom stateto state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , D / 817 WA , Hoftman Estates , IL 60179 2
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IMPORTANT : This cuttng machine is capa . , bleof amputating hands and feet and . throwing objects . Failure to observe the following sarety instructions coulo result in serioUS injury or death . I . GENERAL OPERATION II . SLOPE OPERATION • Read , understand , and follow a ! l Slopes are a major factor related to icss - instructions in the manual and on the of - control and tipover accidents , which machine before starting . can result in severe injury or death . All • Only aifow responsible adults , who arete slopes require extra caution , if you familiar with the instructions , to opera cannot back up the slope or if you feel the machine . uneasy on it , do not mow it . • Clear the area of objects such as DO : rocks , toys , wire , etc . , which could be • Mow up and down slopes , not across . picked up and thrown by the blade . • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree • Be sure the area is clear of other limbs , etc . people before mowing . Stop machine • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . if anyone enters the area . Uneven terrain could overturn the • Never carry passengers . machine . Taft grass can hide obstacles . • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear lutely necessary . Always look down so that you will not have to stop or shift and behind before and while backing . while on the slope . • Be aware ol the mower discharge • Follow the manufacturer's recommen - direction and do not point it at anyone . dations for wheel weights or counter - Do not operate the mower without weights to improve stability . either the entire grass catcher or the • Use extra care with grass catchers orge guard in place . other attachments . These can chan • Slow down before turning . the stability of the machine . • Never leave a running machine • Keep all movement on the slopes slow unattended . Always tum off blades , set and gradual . Do not make sudden parking brake , stop engine , and changes in speed or direction , remove keys before dismounting . • Avoidstarting or stopping on a slope . If • Turn off blades when not mowing . tires lose traction , disengage the • Stop engine before removing grass blades and proceed slowly straight catcher or unclogging chute . down the slope . • Mow only in daylight or good artificial DO NOT : light . • Do not turn on slopes unless neces - • Do not operate the machine while sary , and then , turn slowly and gradu - under the influence of alcohol or drugs . ally downhill , if possible . • Watch for traffic when operating near or • Do not mow near drop - offs , ditches , or crossing roadways . embankments . The mower could • Use extra care when loading or suddenly turn over if a wheel is over unloading the machine into a trailer or the edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge truck . caves in . • Data indicates that operators , age 60 • • Do not mow on wet grass . Reduced years and above , are involved in a traction could cause sliding . large percentage of riding mower - • Do not try to stabilize the machine by related injudes . These operators putting your foot on the ground . should evaluate their ability to operate • Do not use grass catcher on steep the dding mower safely enough to slopes . protect themselves and others from serious injury . 3
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IlL CHILDREN • Never run a machine inside a closed area . Tragic accidents can occur if the operator • Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade is not alert to the presence of children . attachment bolts , tight and keep Children are often attracted to the equipment in good condition . machine and the mowing activity . Never • Never tamper with safety devices . assume that children will rerr _ in where Check their proper operation regulady . you last saw them . • Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or • Keep children out of the mowing areaher other debris build - up . Clean oil or fuel and under the watchful care of anot spillage . Allow machine to cool before responsible adult . • Be alert and turn machine off if children storing . • Stop end inspect the equipment if you enter the area . stnke an object . Repair , if necessary , • Before and when backing , look behind before restarting . and down for small children . • Never make adjustments or repairs • Never carry children . They may fall off with the engine running , and be seriously injured or interfere • Grass catcher components are subject with safe machine operation . to wear , damage , and deterioration , • Never allow children to operate the which could expose moving parts or machine . allow objects to be thrown . Frequently • Use extra care when approaching blind check components and replace with corners , shrubs , trees , or other objects manufacturers recommended parts , that may obscure vision . when necessary . IV . SERVICE • Mower blades are sharp and can cut . • Use extra care in handling gasoline Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and and other fuels . They are flammable use extra caution when servicing them . and vapors are explosive . • Check brake operation frequently . - Use only an approved container . Adjust and service as required . - Never remove gas cap or add fuel with the engine running . Allow engine to cool before refueling , Do not smoke . - Never refuel the machine indoors . - Never store the machine or fuel container inside where there is an open flame , such as a water heater . • Be sure the area is clear of other • Be alert and turn machine off if children people before mowing . Stop machine if enter the area . anyone enters the area . • Before and when backing , look behind • Never carry passengers or children and down for small children . even with the blades off . • Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - not across . • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree lutely necessary . Always look down and behind before and while backing . limbs , etc . • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . • Never carry children . They may fall off Uneven terrain could ovedum the and be seriously injured or interfere with safe machine operation . machine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . • Keep children out of the mowing area and under the watchful care of another responsible adult .
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• Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so _ b CAUTION : Tow only the attachments that you will not have to stop or shift that are recommended by and comply while on the slope . with specifications of the manufacturer of • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If your tractor . Use common sense when tires lose traction , disengage the towing . Operate only at the lowest blades and proceed slowly straight possible speed when on a slope . Too down the slope . heavy of a load , while on a slope , is • If machine stops while going uphill , dangerous . Tires can lose traction with disengage blades , shift into reverse the ground and cause you to lose control and back down slowly . of your tractor . • Do not tum on slopes unless neces - sary , and then , turn slowly and gradu - _ , WARNING : Engine exhaust , some of ally downhill , if possible . its constituents , and certain vehicle components contain or emit chemicals _ Look for this symbol to point out known to the State of Califomia to cause impodant safety precautions . It meansUR cancer and birth defects or other repro - CAUTION ! H BECOMEALERT ! ! t YO ductive harm . SAFETY IS INVOLVED . _ WARNING : Battery posts , terminals _ b CAUTION : In order to prevent and related accessories contain lead and accidental starting when setting up , lead compounds , chemicals known to the transporting , adjusting or making repairs , State of California to cause cancer and always disconnect spark plug wire and birth defects or other reproductive harm . place wire where it cannot contact spark Wash hands after handling . plug . _ b CAUTION : Do not coast down a hill in neutral , you may lose control of the tractor . 5
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PRODUCSTPECIFICATIONS Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy , please contact a GASOLINE 1.25 GALLONS Sears or other qualified service center . CAPACITY UNLEADED We have competent , well - trained techni - ANDTYPE : REGULAR cians and the proper tools to service or OILTYPE SAE 30 ( ABOVE32 ° F repair this tractor . API - SF - SJ ) : SAE 5W - 30 Please read and retain this manual . The ( BELOW 32 ° F ) instructions will enable you to assemble and maintain your tractor properly . OIL CAPACITY : W / FILTER : 3,5 PINTS Always observe the = SAFETY RULES " . W / OFILTER : 3,0 PINTS SPARK PLUG : CHAMPION RCt2YC REPAIR AGREEMENT GAP : . 030 " ) A Repair Agreementis availableon this VALVE INTAKE : , 003 " - . 005 " product . Contactyour nearestSears storefor details . CLEARANCE : EXHAUST : . 005 " - , 007 " GROUND SPEED FORWARD : CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES MPH ) : 1sT 1.2.5 • Read and observe the safety rules . 2 " 0 1 • Follow a regular schedule in maintain - 3RD 2.4 ing , caring for and using your tractor . 4TM 3.5 • Follow the instructions under = Mainte - 5TM 4.8 nance " and " Storage " sections of this owner's manual . 6TM 5.3 REVERSE : 1.5 _ I , WARNING : This tractor is equipped FIRE PRESSURE : FRONT : 14PSI with an intemal combustion engine and REAR : 10 PSI should not be used on or near any . 3HANGING 3 AMPS BATTERY unimproved forest - covered , brush - _ YSTEM : 5 AMPS HEADLIGHTS covered or grass - coverad land unless the engine's exhaust system is equipped with 3ATTE RY : AMP / HR : 25 a spark arrester meeting applicable local MIN . CCA : 190 or state laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is CASE SIZE : U1 R used , it should be maintained in effective 3LADE BOLT 27 - 3 - 5 FT . LBS . working order by the operator . FORQUE : In the state of California the above is required by law ( Section 4442 of the CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase California Public Resources Code ) . of a new tractor . It has been designed , Other states may have similar laws . engineeredand manufacturedto give Federal laws apply on federal lands . A you the best possibledependabilityand spark arrester for the muffler is available performance . through your nearest Sears service center ( See REPAIR PARTS section of this manual ) . 6
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Steering Wheel Steering Wheel Insert ( 1 ) Large Flat Washer ( 1 ) Hex Bolt ( w1a ) sLhoecrk 3 / 8 ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 4 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 ( 1 ) L _ x _ knut 5 / 16 - 18 Steering Extension _ Steering Wheel Adapter Shaft I teedng Boot _ / Seat ( _ Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge _ ( 1 ) Knob For Future Use Keys Slope Sheet Video Cassette 7
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Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with exception of those parts left unaseembled 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 8 . Remove protective materials from tractor hood and grill . A socketwrenchset will makeassembly IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any easier . Standardwrenchsizes youneed staples in skid that may puncture tires are listedbelow . where tractor is to roll off skid . ( 1 ) 9 / 16 " wrench ( 1 ) Pliers ( 2 ) 1 / 2 " wrench ( 1 ) Utility knife ( 1 ) Tire pressure gauge When rightor left hand is mentionedintof thismanual , it means , from your poin view , when you are in the operatingng position ( seated behind the steeri wheel ) . TO REMOVETRACTOR FROM CARTON _ . _ _ JSteefin 9 Boot UNPACK CARTON SteedngWheel _ _ _ _ , _ , _ / _ " _ _ Tabs 1 . Remove art accessibte loose parts and parts cartons from carton . 2 . Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on Adapter . . _ - - - - _ all four comers of carton , and lay panels flat . 3 . Check for any additional loose parts _ . _ , _ E _ snsion Shaft or cartons and remove . BEFORE REMOVINGTRACTOR FROM SKID ATTACH STEERING WHEEL Lower _ ' " _ " , Steering , , , , . _ . . _ _ . . _ . _ _ _ Shaft ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND , " _ - _ Tab " _ , " - , ' • Slots BOOT 1 . Slide extension shaft onto lower HOWTO SET UPYOURTRACTOR steering shaft . Align mounting holes in extension and lower shafts and CHECK BATTERY install 5 / 16 hex bolt and Iocknut . 1 . Lift seat pan to raised position and Tighten securely . open battery box door . 2 . Place tabs of steering boot over tab NOTE : If this battery is put into service slots in dash and push down to after month and year indicated on label secure . ( label located between terminals ) charge INSTALL STEERING WHEEL battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 amps . ( See " BATTERY " in Maintenance 3 . Position front wheels of the tractor so section of this manual for charging they are pointing straight forward . instructions ) . 4 . Remove steering wheel adapter from steering wheel and slide adapter onto steering shaft extension . 5 . Position steering wheel so cross bars are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide inside boot and onto adapter . Battely 6 . Assemble large flat washer , 3 / 8 lock Door washer , 3 / 8 hex bolt and tighten securely . 7 . Snap steering wheel insert into center of steering wheel .
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INSTALSLEAT TO ROLLTRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Adjust seat before tightening adjustment Operation section for location and knob . function of controls ) 1 . Remove adjustment knob and flat 1 . Press lift lever plunger and raise washer securing seat to cardboard attachment lift lever to its highest packing and set aside for assembly of position . seat to tractor . 2 . Release parking brake by depressing 2 . Pivot seat upward and remove from clutch / brake pedal . the cardboard packing . Remove the 3 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) cardboard packing and discard . position . 3 . Place seat on seat pan so head of 4 . Roll tractor forward off skid . shoulder bolt is positioned over large 5 . Remove banding holding discharge slotted hole in pan . guard up against tractor . 4 . Push down on seat to engage TO DRIVETRACTOR OFF SKID ( See shoulder bolt in slot and pull seat towards rear of tractor . Operation section for location and 5 . Pivot seat and pan forward and function of controls ) assemble adjustment knob and flat _ kWARNING : Before starting read washer loosely . Do not tighten . understand and follow all ins [ ructions in 6 . Lower seat into operating position and the Operation section of this manual . Be sit in seat . sure tractor is in a well - ventilated area . 7 . Slide seat until a comfortable position Be sure the area In front of tractor is clear is reached which allows you to press of other people and objects . clutch / brake pedal all the way down . 1 . Be sure all the above assembly steps 8 . Get off seat without moving its have been completed . adjusted position . 2 . Check engine oil levst and fill rue ! 9 . Raise seat and tighten adjustment tank with gasoline . knob securely . 3 . Sit on seat in operating position , depress clutch / brake pedal and set : Seal the parking brake . 4 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) position . Seat Pan _ " 5 . Press lift lever plunger and raise attachment lift lever to its highest position . 6 . Start the engine . After engine has Bolt started , move throttle control to idle position . 7 . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position and hold . Move gearshift lever to 1st gear . 8 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal and slowly drive tractor off skid . 9 . Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking brake and place gearshift lever in neutral position . Adj 10 . Turn ignition key to ' OFF " position . Continue with the instructions that follow . NOTE : You may now roll or drive your CHECKTIRE PRESSURE tractor off the skid . Follow the appropriate instruction below to remove the tractor The tires on your tractor were overinflated from the skid . at the factory for shipping purposes . Correct tire pressure is important for best cutting performance . • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown intion = PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " sec of this manual . 9
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CHECK DECK LEVELNESS • 4 " CHECKLIST For best cutting results , mower housing Before you operate and enjoy your new should be properly leveled . See " TO tractor , we wish to assure that you receive LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the the best performance and satisfaction Service and Adjustments section of this from this Quality Product . manual . Please review the following checklist : , / ' All assembly instructions have been CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF completed . ALL BELTS v " No remaining loose parts in carton . See the figures that are shownforde v'Battery is properly prepared and replacingmotion and mower bla drive charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . belts in the Serviceand Adjustments v'Seat is adjusted comfortably and sectionof thismanual . Verifythatthe tightened securely . beltsare routedcorrectly . . / ' All tires are propedy inflated . ( For shipping purposes , the tires were CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM ovednflated at the factory ) . Afteryou learnhow to operateyouris v'Be sure mower deck is properly leveled tractor , checkto see that the brake side - to - side / front - to - rear for best cutting propedyadjusted . See " TO ADJUSTments results . ( Tires must be propedy inflated BRAKE " in the Serviceand Adjust for leveling ) . sectionof thismanual . , ( Check mower and drive belts . Be sure INSTALL MULCHER PLATE they are routed propedy around pulleys and inside all belt keepers . ( If previously removed ) v'Check wiring . See that all connections 1 . Raise and hold deflector shield in are still secure and wires are properly upright position . clamped . 2 . Place front of mulcher plate over front While learning how to use your tractor , of mower deck opening and slide into pay extra attention to the following place , as shown . important items : 3 . Hook front latch into hole on front of v " Engine oil is at proper level . mower deck . V " Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , 4 . Hook rear latch into hole on back of regular unleaded gasoline . mower deck . v " Become familiar with all controls - their _ IpCAUTION : Do not remove deflector location and function . Operate them shield from mower . Raise and hold shield before you start the engine . v'Be sure brake system is in safe when attaching mulcher plate and allow it operating condition . to rest on plate while in operation . Mulcher Plate Shield oLatchks Ho TO CONVERTTO BAGGING OR DISCHARGING Simplyremovemulcherplate and store in a safe place . Yourmoweris now readyfor dischargingor installationof optional grasscatcher accessory . NOTE : It is notnecessaryto change blades . The mulcherbladesare de - signedfor dischargingand baggingalso . 10
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Thesesymbolms ayappeaornyourtractoorrinliteraturseuppliewdiththeproduct . Learnandunderstanthdeirmeaning . A , = BATTERY CAUTION OR REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW WARNING ENGINE ON ENGINE OFF OIL PRESSURE LIGHTS ON OVER TEMP t _ LIGHT ! FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWER LIFT LOCKED r _ " R N H L ÷ SI AI " TACHMENT REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW PARKING BRAKE CLUTCH ENGAGED ATTACHMENT KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS IGNITION CLUTCH DISENGAGED ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) FREE WHEEL DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( 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 . LightSwitch Ignition Switch Attachment Clutch Lift Ammeter Plunger Throttle / Choke Attachment Control LiftLever Clutch / Brake Height Pedal Adjustment Indicator ParkingBrake Lever Gearshift Lever Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . AMMETER - Indicates charging ( + ) or IGNITION SWITCH - Used for starting discharging ( - ) of battery . and stopping the engine . ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER - Used LIFT LEVER PLUNGER - Used to release attachment lift lever when to engage the mower blades , or other attachments mounted to your tractor . changing its position . ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER - Used to LIGHT SWITCH - Turns the headlights on and off . raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck PARKING BRAKE LEVER - Locks or other attachments mounted to your tractor . clutch / brake pedal into the brake CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL - Used for position . THROTI'LE / CHOKE CONTROL - Used declutching and braking the tractor and starting the engine . for starting and controlling engine speed . GEARSHIFT LEVER - Selects the 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 ad ustments or repairs . We recommend a wide vision safety mask over spectac es or standard safety glasses . HOWTO USEYOURTRACTOR IMPORTANT : Leaving the ignition switch in any position other than " OFF " will TO SET PARKING BRAKE cause the battery to be discharged , Your tractor is equipped with an operator ( 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 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full this possibility , always stop engine when " BRAKE " position and hold . stopping tractor on grass areas . 2 . Place parking brake lever in " EN - GAGED " position and release , _ CAUTION : Always stop tractor pressure from clutch / brake pedal . completely , as descdbed above , before Pedal should remain in " BRAKE " leaving the operator's position ; to empty position . Make sure parking brake will grass catcher , etc . hold tractor secure . TO USETHROTrLE CONTROL Attachment Clutch Lever Always operate engine at full throttle . • Operating engine at less than full Position throttle reduces the battery charging rate . Throttle • Full throttle offers the best bagging Brake and mower performance . TO MOVE FORWARD AND Clutch / Position BACKWARD The direction and speed of movement is controlled by the gearshift lever . 1 . Start tractor with clutchibreke pedal Lever depressed and gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . Position Position 2 , Move gearshift lever to desired STOPPING position . 3 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal to MOWER BLADES - stad movement . • TO stop mower blades , move attach - ; IMPORTANT : Bring tractor to a complete ment clutch lever to " DISENGAGED " stop before shifting or changing gears . position . Failure to do so will shorten the useful life GROUND DRIVE - of your transaxle . • To stop ground ddve , depress clutch / TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position . The position of the attachment lift lever • Move gearshift lever to neutral ( N ) determines the cutting height . position . • Grasp lift lever . ENGINE - • Press plunger with thumb and move lever to desired position . • Move throttle control to slow position . NOTE : Failure to move throttle control to The cutting height range is approxi - mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " . The heights are slow position and allowing engine to idle measured from the ground to the blade before stopping may cause engine to " backfire " . tip with the engine not running . These heights are approximate and may vary • Turn ignition key to " OFF " position and depending upon soil conditions , height of remove key . Always remove key when grass and types of grass being mowed . leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized use . • Never use choke to stop engine . 13
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• The average lawn should be cut to _ kCAI . TrlON : Do not operate the mower approximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the without either the entire grass catcher , on cool season and to over 3 inches mowers so equipped , or the discharge during hot months . For healthier and guard in place . better looking lawns , mow often and Attachment after moderate growth . ClutchLever Attachemnt • For best cutting performance , grass over 6 inches in height should tbe Position Position mowed twice . Make the first cu relatively high ; the second to desired Low height . Pos _ on TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS Gauge wheels are propedy adjusted Position when they are slightly off the ground when mower is at the desired cutting height in operating position . Gauge Deflector wheels then keep the deck in proper Shield position to help prevent scalping in most terrain conditions . TO OPERATE ON HILLS NOTE : Adjust gauge wheels with tractor _ CAUTION : Do not drive up or down on a flat level surface . hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and do 1 . Adjust mower to desired cutting height ( See " TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING not drive across any slope . , , Choose the slowest speed before HEIGHT " in the Operation section of starting up or down hills . this manual ) . • Avoid stopping or changing speed on 2 . With mower in desired height of cut hills . 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 • If stopping is absolutely necessary , appropriate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / 8 washer , and 3 / 8 - 16 Iocknut and push clutch / brake pedal quickly to brake position and engage parking tighten securely . brake . 3 . Repeat for opposite side installing • Move gearshift lever to fst gear . Be gauge wheel in same adjustment hole . sure you have allowed room for tractor to roll slightly as you restart movement . • To restart movement , slowly release parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . Gauge Wheel • Make all turns slowly . TO TRANSPORT Bracket • Raise attachment lift to highest position with attachment lift control . 3 / 8 - 16 Locknut • When pushing or towing your tractor , Shoulder Bolt be sure gearshift lever is in neutral ( N ) position . Gauge Wheel • Do not push or tow tractor at more than five ( 5 ) MPH . TO OPERATE MOWER NOTE : To protect hood from damage Your tractor is equipped with an operator when transporting your tractor on a truck presence sensing switch _ Any attempt by or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and the operator to leave the seat with the secured to tractor . Use an appropriate engine running and the attachment clutch means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , engaged will shut off the engine . etc . ) . 1 . Select desired height of cut . 2 . Start mower blades by engaging attachment clutch control . TO STOP MOWER BLADES - disengage attachment clutch control 14
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TOWING CARTS AND OTHER A'I'rACH - problems , the fuel system should be MENTS emptied before storage of 30 days or longer . Drain the gas tank , start the Tow only the attachments that are engine and let it run until the fuel lines recommended by and comply with and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel specifications of the manufacturer of your next season . See Storage Instructions for tractor . Use common sense when towing . Too heavy of a load , while on a slope , is additional information . Never use engine or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel dangerous . Tires can lose traction with tank or permanent damage may occur . the ground and cause you to lose control of your tractor . , _ CAUTION : Fill to bottom of gas tank BEFORE STARTINGTHE ENGINE filler neck . Do not overfill . Wipe off any spilled oil or fuel . Do not store , spill or CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL use gasoline near an open flame . The engine in your tractor has been TO START ENGINE shipped , from the factory , already filled with summer weight oil . When startingtheengine for thefirsttime or if the engine has run out of fuel , it willtake extra 1 , Check engine oil with tractor on level ground . crankingtime to move fuelfrom the tank to the engine . 2 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe clean , reinsed the dipstick and screw 1 . Sit on seat in operating position , depress clutch / brake pedal and set cap tight , wait for a few seconds , remove and read oil level . If neces - parking brake . sery , add oil until " FULL " mark on 2 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) position . dipstick is reached . Do not overfill . 3 . Move attachment clutch to " DISEN - • For cold weather operation you should change oil for easier starting ( See = OIL GAGED " position . VISCOSITY CHART in the Maintenance 4 . Move throttle control to choke position . section of this manual ) . NOTE : Before starting , read the warm and cold startingprocedures below . • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - nance section in this manual . 5 . Insert key into ignition and turn key clockwise to " STAR'F position and Oil Fill CaN release key as soon as engine starts . Do not run starter continuously for more than fifteen seconds per minute . Dipstick If the engine does not start after several attempts , move throttle control to fast position , wait a few minutes and try again . If engine still does not start , move the throttle control back to the ADD GASOLINE choke position and retry . • Fill fuel tank . Use fresh , clean , regular WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and unleaded gasoline with a minimum of above ) 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline 6 . When engine starts , move the throttle will increase carbon and lead oxide control to the fast position . deposits and reduce valve life ) . Do not • The attachments and ground drive can mix oil with gasoline . Purchase fuel in now be used . If the engine does not quantities that can be used within 30 accept the load , restart the engine and days to assure fuel freshness . allow it to warm up for one minute IMPORTANT : When operating in using the choke as described above . temperatures below32 ° F ( 0oC ) , use fresh , clean winter grade gasoline to help COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and insure good cold weather starting . below ) 6 . When engine starts , allow engine to , _ WARNING : Experience indicates that run with the throttle control in the alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or choke position until the engine runs using ethanol or methanol ) can attract roughly , then move throttle control to moisture which leads to separation and fast position . This may require an formation of acids during storage . Acidic engine warm - up period from several gas can damage the fuel system of an seconds to several minutes , depend - engine while in storage . To avoid engine 15 ing on the temperature .
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• The attachments can also be used MULCHING MOWINGTIPS during the engine warm - up pedod . IMPORTANT : For best performance , NOTE - " Ifat a highaltitude ( above 3000 feet ) keep mower housing free of built - up or incold temperatures ( below 32 F ) the grass and trash . Clean after each use . carburetorfuel mixturemay need to be • The special mulching blade will recur adjustedfor best engine performance . Seevice the grass clippings many times and " TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " inthe Ser reduce them in size so that as they fall and Adjustmentsss _ lon of this manual . onto the lawn they will disperse into the grass and not be noticed . Also , the MOWINGTIPS mulched grass will biodegrade quickly • Tire chains cannot be used when the to provide nutrients for the lawn . mower housing is attached to tractor . Always mulch with your highest engine • Mower should be propedy leveled for ( blade ) speed as this will provide the best mowing performance . See " TOe best recutting action of the blades , LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in th • Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . Service and Adjustments section of this Wet grass tends to form clumps and manual . interferes with the mulching action , • The left hand side of mower should be The best time to mow your lawn is the used for trimming . eady afternoon . At this time the grass • Drive so that clippings are dischargedve has dried and the newly cut area will onto the area that has been cut . Ha not be exposed to the direct sun . the cut area to the right of the tractor . • For best results , adjust the mower This will result in a more even distribu - cutting height so that the mower cuts off tion of clippings and more uniform only the top one - third of the grass cutting . blades . For extremely heavy mulching , • When mowing large areas , start by reduce your width of cut on each pass turning to the right so that clippings will and mow slowly . discharge away from shrubs , fences , • Certain types of grass and grass driveways , etc . After one or two conditions may require that an area be rounds , mow in the opposite direction mulched a second time to completely making left hand tums until finished . hide the clippings . When doing a • If grass is extremely tall , it should be second cut , mow across or perpendicu - mowed twice to reduce load and lar to the first cut path . possible fire hazard from dried clip - • Change your cutting pattern from eweekk pings . Make first cut relatively high ; the to week . Mow north to south one we second to the desired height . then change to east to west the next • Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet week . This wilt help prevent matting grass will plug mower and leave and graining of the lawn . undesirable clumps . Allow grass to dry before mowing . Max 1 / 3 " • Always operate engine at full throttle when mowing to assure better mowing performance and proper discharge of material . Regulate ground speed by selecting a low enough gear to give the mower cutting performance as well as the quaitty of cut desired . • When operating attachments , select a ground speed that will suit the terrain and give best performance of the attachment being used . 16
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MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FtLL IN DATES AS YOU COMPLETE REGULAR SERVIC _ Cheek Operator Presence and I _ erlock Systems I ( _ Chec _ k LooseFasteners I / 11 / 71 I _ I Sharpen / ReplaceMowerBlades Lubfica _ on Chart _ 1 _ Check Battely Level Clean Baltmy and Terminals I1 _ ( 1 _ Check Transaxle Cooling I _ Adjust Blade Bell ( s ) Tep . slon Ks Adjt _ t Motion Drive Belt ( s ) Tension _ s CheCk Engine Oil Level If c ; . , _ En _ r , oeg _ = . t / Clean Air Filter ( 1 _ 2 Clean Air Screen _ = Inspect Melfler / Spark Arresler I _ Replace Oil Filter ( If equipped ) I1 _ 12 ! Clean Engine Cooling Firrs _ 1 _ I Replace Sperk Plug _ i _ # ReplaCe Alr FHter Paper Cartridge 1 _ 2 Repine Fuel Filter V w 1 - Chm _ gl n . . ore ¢ 4 _ , I _ n _ rl _ ng u _ dor I helvy k _ d o _ _ h _ nrnbh * _ _ k _ 11.1 S . ff equlppzd with p _ tL _ e mr _ 6 . Not r _ , d ff _ ; UlR = ed _ _ lr _ bd * ry 7 * 3qgh _ m flg _ ta _ pi , _ ob ¢ _ tIo35 _ . I _ . m4udrmm _ LUBRICATION CHART GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS - _ Spindle The warranty on this tractor does not cover Zerk Zerk items that have been subjected to operator abuse or negligence . To receive full value from the warranty , operator must maintain _ Fmnt Wheel _ . tractor as instructed in this manual . Beadng Beanng Zerk Some adjustments will need to be made Zerk periodically to properly maintain your tractor . All adjustments in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual should I I be checked at least once each season . • Once a year you should replace the spark plug , clean or replace air filter , and : ( _ Gear - check blades and belts for wear . A new T - • _ shift I I i I spark plug and clean air filter assure - ~ . . . . . . Pivots _ f _ SAE30 or 10w30 MOTOR OiL proper air - fuel mixture and help your 0 _ GENERALPURPOSE GREASE engine run better and last longer . _ REFER TO Maintenance " ENGINE " SECTION BEFORE EACH USE IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the 1 . Check engine oil level . pivot points which have special nylon 2 . Check brake operation . bearings . Viscous lubricants will fattract 3 . Check tire pressure . dust and dirt that will shorten the life o the 4 . Check operator presence and self - lubricating bearings . If you feel they interlock systems for proper operation , must be lubricated , use only a dry , pow - 5 . Check for loose fasteners , dered graphite type lubricant sparingly . 17
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TRACTOR IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assembly , center hole in blade must align with star Always observe safety rules when on mandrel assembly . performing any maintenance . 4 . Reassemble hex bolt , lock washer BRAKE OPERATION and fiat washer in exact order as If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet shown . stopping distance at high speed in 5 . Tighten bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . highest gear , then brake must be ad - torque ) . justed . ( See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is grade 8 heat Service and Adjustments section of this treated . manual ) . Edge Up Mandrel Assembly TIRES Blade Center • Maintain proper air pressure in all tiros Hote ( See = PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual ) . Flat Washer , • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect control chemicals which can harm Lock Washe rubber . J • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp _ - ' - - Hex Bolt objects and other hazards that may * A Grade 8 heat treatedbolt can be identified cause tire damage . by six lineson the bolt head . NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent TO SHARPEN BLADE flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant NOTE : We do not recommend sharpen - may be purchased from your local parts ing blade - but if you do , be sure the dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry blade is balanced . rot and corrosion . Care should be taken to keep the blade OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM balanced . An unbalanced blade will Be sure operator presence and interlock cause excessive vibration and eventual systems are working properly . If your damage to mower and engine . tractor does not function as described , • The blade can be sharpened with a file repair the problem immediately . or on a grinding wheel . Do not attempt • The engine should not start unless the to sharpen while on the mower . clutch / brake pedal is fully depressed • To check blade balance , you will need and attachment clutch control is in the a 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a cone disengaged position . balancer . ( When using a cone bal - • When the engine is running , any ancer , follow the instruCtions supplied attempt by the operator to leave the with balancer . ) seat without first setting the parking NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing brake should shut off the engine . blade . The lobes of the center hole may • When the engine is running and the appear to be centered , but are not . attachment clutch is engaged , any • Slide blade on to an unthroaded attempt by the operator to leave the portion of the steel bolt or pin and hold seat should shut off the engine . the bolt or pin parallel with the ground . • The attachment clutch should never If blade is balanced , it should remain in operate unless the operator is in the a horizontal position . If either end of seat . the blade moves downward , sharpen BLADE CARE the heavy end until the blade is For best results mower blades must be balanced . kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged / blades . BLADE REMOVAL 5 / 8 " t . Raise mower to highest position to allow access to blades , 2 . Remove hex bolt , lock washer and flat washer securing blade , BA'n'ERY 3 . Install new or resharpened blade with Your tractor has a battery charging - system trailing edge up towards deck as which is sufficient for normal use . How shown . ever , periodic charging of the battery with 18 an automotive charger will extend its life .
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Check the crankcase oil level before • Keep battery and terminals clean . • Keep battery bolts tight . starting the engine and after each eight ( 8 ) • Keep small vent holes open . hours of operation . Tighten oil fill cap / • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . dipstick securely each time you check the oil level . NOTE : The original equipment battery on your tractor is maintenance free . Do not TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL attempt to open or remove caps or covers . Determine temperature range expected Adding or checking level of electrolyte is before oil change . All oil must meet API not necessary . service classification SF - SJ . TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS • Be sure tractor is on level surface . • Oil will drain more freely when warm . Corrosion and dirt on the battery and • Catch oil in a suitable container . terminals can cause the battery to " leak " 1 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful power . not to allow dirt to enter the engine 1 . Open battery box door . when changing oil . 2 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first 2 . Remove cap from end of drain valve then RED battery cable and remove and install the drain tube onto the battery from tractor . fitting . 3 . Rinse the battery with plain water and 3 . Unlock drain valve by pushing inward dry . 4 . Clean terminals and battery cable slightly and turning counterclockwise . 4 . To open , pull out on the drain valve . ends with wire brush until bright . 5 . After oil has drained completely , close 5 . Coat terminals with grease or petro - leum jelly . and lock the drain valve by pushing inward and turning clockwise until the 6 . Reinstall battery ( See " CONNECT pin is in the locked position as shown . BATTERY _ in the Assembly section of this manual ) . 6 . Remove the drain tube and replace the cap onto to the end of the drain V - BELTS valve . Check V - belts for deterioration and wear 7 . Refill engine with oil through oil fill after 100 hours of operation and replace if dipstick tube . Pour slowly . Do not necessary . The belts are not adjustable . overfill . For approximate capacity see Replace belts if they begin to slip from " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " wear . section of this manual . TRANSAXLE COOLING 8 . Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for Keep transaxle free from build - up of dirt checking level . Be sure dipstick cap is and chaff which can restrict cooling . tightened securely for accurate ENGINE reading . Keep oil at " FULU ' line on dipstick . LUBRICATION Oil DrainValve Only use high quality detergent oil rated Closed with API service classification SF - SJ , and Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade Locked Drain Tube Pos _ on according to your expected operating temperature . CLEAN AIR SCREEN NOTE : Although multi - viecosityoils Air screen must be kept free of dirt and ( 5W30 . 10W30 etc . ) improve starting in chaff to prevent engine damage from cold weather , these multi - viscosityoils will overheating . Clean with a wire brush or result in increased oil consumption when compressed air to remove dirt and used above 32 ° F . Check your engine oil stubborn dried gum fibers . level more frequently to avoid possible ENGINE COOLING FINS engine damage from running low on oil . Change the oil after every 25 hours of Remove any dust , dirt or oil from engine operation or at least once a year ifthe cooling fins to prevent engine damage tractor is not used for 25 hours in one year . 19 from overheating .
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IMPORTANT : Petroleum solvents , such as 1 . Removsecrewsfromblowehr ousing kerosene , are not to be used to clean the andlifthousinagnd dipstick tube cartridge . They may cause deterioration of the assembly off engine . cartridge . Do not oil cartridge . Do not use 2 . Cover oil fill opening to prevent entry pressurized sir to clean or dP / cartridge . of did . 3 . Use compressed air or stiff bristle Cover . _ brush to thoroughly clean engine Knob cooling fins . 4 . To reassemble , reverse above Cartddge procedure . Screws BlowerHousing Screws Foam Pre - CleaKer _ _ , Paper Cartridge Base _ - _ MUFFLER Dipstick Tube Air Screen Assembly Inspect and replace corroded muffler and spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could iSparkg Plu create a fire hazard and / or damage . SPARK PLUGS Replace spark plugs at the beginning of each mowing season or after every 100 Fins hours of operation , whichever occurs first . AIR FILTER Spark plug type and gap setting areIONS " shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICAT Your engine will not run properly using a section of this manual . dirty air filter . Clean the foam pre - cleaner IN - LINE FUEL FILTER after ever ' ! 25 hours of operation or every season . Service paper cartridge every The fuel filter should be replaced once 100 hours of operation or every season , each season . If fuel filter becomes whichever occurs first . clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbure - Service air cleaner more often under tor , replacement is required . dusty conditions . 1 . With engine cool , remove filter and 1 . Remove knob ( s ) and cover . plug fuel line sections . 2 . Place new fuel filter in position in fuel TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER line with arrow pointing towards 2 . Slide foam pre - cleaner off cartridge . carburetor . 3 . Wash it in liquid detergent and water . 3 , Be sure there are no fuel line leaks 4 . Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . and clamps are properly positioned . 5 . Saturate it in engine oil . Wrap it in 4 . Immediately wipe up any spilled clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to gasoline . remove excess oil . NOTE : If very dirty or damaged , replace Clamp pre - cleaner . 6 . Reinstall pre - cleaner over cartridge . 7 . Reinstall cover and secure with Fuel Filter _ - - knob ( s ) . CLEANING TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE • Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . 1 . Remove cartridge nut . of all foreign matter . 2 . Carefully remove cartridge to prevent • Keep finished surfaces and wheels free debris from entering carburetor . of all gasoline , oil , etc . Clean base carefully to prevent debris • Protect painted surfaces with automo - from entering carburetor . tive type wax . 3 . Clean cartridge by tapping gently on We do not recommend using a garden flat surface , hose to clean your tractor unless the NOTE : If very dirty or damaged , replace electrical system , muffler , air filter and cartridge . carburetor are covered to keep water out . 4 . Reinstall cartridge , nut , precleaner , Water in engine can result in a shortened cover and secure with knob ( s ) . 20engine life .
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CAUTIONB : EFORPEERFORMIANNGYSERVICOERADJUSTMENTS : 1 . Deprescslutch / brake pedal fully and set parking brake . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . 3 . Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . 4 . Turn ignition key " OFP and remove key . 5 . Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped . 6 . Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . TO INSTALL MOWER TRACTOR 1 . Raiseattachment lift lever to its TO REMOVE MOWER highest position . Mower will be easier to remove from the 2 . Slide mowerundertractorwith right side of tractor . dischargeguardto right side of tractor . 1 , Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - 3 . Lowerliftleverto itslowestposition . GAGED " position . 4 . Installmowerin reverseorderof 2 . Move attachment lift lever forward to removal instructions . lower mower to its lowest position . TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING 3 . Roll belt off engine pulley . 4 . Remove small retainer spring , and lift Adjust the mower while tractor is parked clutch spring off pulley bolt . on level ground or driveway . Make sure 5 . Remove large retainer spring , slide tires are properly inflated ( See " PROD - collar off and push housing guide out UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this of bracket . manual ) . If tires are over or 6 . Disconnect anti - swaybar from chassis underinflated , you will not properly adjust bracket by removing retainer spring . your mower . 7 . Disconnect suspension arms from SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT rear deck brackets by removing • Raise mower to its highest position . retainer springs . • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , 8 . Disconnect front links from deck by measure height from bottom edge of removing retainer springs . mower to ground . Distance " A " on 9 . Raise lift lever to raise suspensioner both sides of mower should be the arms . Slide mower out from und same or within 1 / 4 " of each other . tractor . IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than the mower deck is to be mounted on the tractor , remove the front links and hook the clutch spring Into square hole in frame . Small Retainer Spring Clutch S Anti - Swa iprings Collar ( Both Sides ) HousingGuide Large 21
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• If adjustment is necessary , make adjustment on one side of mower only . _ _ Mandrel • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift link adjustment nut on that side . • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift link adjustment nut on that side . NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut BothFront LinksShouMbe Equal inLength will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . • Recheck measurements after adjust - ing . Bottomedge of Bottomedge of mower to _ , _ mower to / ground _ ( _ 1 / gr ° und / Nut " _ _ NUt " E " _ SuspensionArm _ 1 ° " X LiftLink Trunnion _ , AdjustmentNut ' - _ ' Fron _ FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to - TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE side . If the following front - to - back adjust - BELT ment is necessary , be sure to adjust both The mower blade drive belt may be front links equally so mower will stay level side - to - side . replaced without tools . Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . To obtain the best cutting results , the mower housing should be adjusted so BELT REMOVAL - that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " 1 . Remove mower from tractor ( See " TOof lower than the rear when the mower is in REMOVE MOWER " in this section its highest position . this manual ) . Check adjustment on right side of tractor . 2 . Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and Measure distance " D " directly in front and idler pulleys . behind the mandrel at bottom edge of 3 . Pull belt away from mower • mower housing as shown • BELT INSTALLATION - • Before making any necessary adjust - ments , check that both front links are 4 . Install new belt in reverse order of removal • equal in length . Both links should be approximately 10 - 3 / 8 " . 5 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves • If links are not equal in length , adjust and inside all belt guides . 6 . Install mower in reverse order of one link to same length as other link . • To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " removal instructions • on both front links an equal number of Mandrel turns . Idler • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " against trunnion on both front links . • To reJoefront of mower , loosen nut " F " from trunnion on both front links . Tighten nut " E " on both front links an equal number of turns . • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against trunnion on both front links . Mandrel • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . . Pulley 22
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TO ADJUST BRAKE EnginePulley - - Your tractor is equipped with an adjust - able brake system which is mounted on the right side of the transaxle . ClutchingIdler / " If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet / stopping distance at high speed in highest gear on a level dry concrete or paved surface , then brake must be adjusted . 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal and engage parking brake . Transaxls - " - ' 2 . Measure distance between brake operating arm and nut " A " on brake rod . 3 . If distanceis other than t - 1 / 2 " , loosen jam nut and tum nut " A " until distance becomes 1 - 1 / 2 " . Retighten jam nut against nut " A " . TRANBAXLE GEAR SHIFT LEVER 4 . Road test tractor for proper stopping NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT distance as stated above . Readjust if The transaxle should be in neutral when necessary . If stopping distance is still the gear shift lever is in neutral ( N ) ( lock greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest gate ) position . The adjustment is preset at gear , further maintenance is neces - the factory ; however , if adjustment is sary . Contact a Sears or other needed , proceed as follows : qualified service center . t . Make sure transaxle is in neutral ( N ) . WITH PARKING BRAKE " ENGAGED " NOTE : When the tractor rear wheels move freely , the transaxle is in neutral . 2 . Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the 1.1 / 2 ' right rear wheel . 3 . Position the gear shift lever in the neutral ( N ) position . Nut " A " 4 . Tighten adjustment bolt securely . NOTE : If additional clearance is needed to get to adjustment bolt , move mower deck height to the lowest position . , _ Nut GearshiftLever _ _ lOperating TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake , For assistance , there is a Neutral belt installation guide decal on bottom Ad ; ustmentj . Bolt Lock Gate side of left footrest . TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGN - 1 . Remove mower ( See TO REMOVE MOWER " in this section of this MENT manual . ) If steering wheel crossbars are not 2 . Remove belt from stationary idler and horizontal ( left to fight ) when wheels are clutching idler . positioned straight forward , remove 3 . Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . steering wheel and reassemble per Remove belt upwards from transaxle instructions in the Assembly section of pulley by deflecting belt keepers . this manual . 4 . Pull belt toward front of tractor and FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER remove downwards from around The front wheel toe - in and camber are not adjustable on your tractor . If damageoe - has occurred to affect the front wheel t in or camber , contact a Sears or other qualified service center . 23
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TOREMOVWEHEEFLORREPAIRS Positive Terminal Negative Terminal 1 . Blockupaxlesecurely . 2 . Removaexle cover , retaining ring and washers to allow wheel removal ( rear wheel contains a square key - Do not lose ) . 3 . Repair tire and reassemble . NOTE : On rear wheels only : align Chassis . grooves in rear wheel hub and axle . Insert square key . Charged 4 . Replace washers and snap retaining Positive ring securely in axle groove . Terminal 5 . Replace axle cover . Terminal NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent fiat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant REPLACING BATTERY may be purchased from your local parts dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry _ M3AUTION : Do not short battery terminals by allowing a wrench or any rot and corrosion , Washers f _ _ other object to contact both terminals at Retaining _ f _ the same time . Before connecting battery , remove metal bracelets , wristwatch bands , rings , etc . Positive terminal must be connected first to prevent sparking from accidental grounding . Square Key - ) . . . . . _ = _ ' ( Rear Wheel Only 1 . Lift seat pan to raised position and open battery box door . TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK 2 . Disconnect SLACK battery cable first BATTERY then RED battery cable and carefully remove battery from tractor . _ bCAUTION : Lead - acid batteries generate 3 . Install new battery with terminals in explosivegases . Keep sparks , flan _ and same position as old battery . smokingmaterialsaway from battenes . 4 . First connect RED battery cable to Always wear eye protectionwhen around battenes . positive ( + ) terminal with hex bolt and keps nut as shown . Tighten securely . If your batte _ Jis tooweak to starttheengine , it 5 . Connect SLACK grounding cable to shouldbe recharged . ( See " SA'I - I'ERY " in the negative ( - ) terminal with remaining MAINTENANCE sectionof thismanual ) . hex bolt and keps nut . Tighten If " jumperc _ 0k _ s " areusedfor emergency securely . starting , followthis procedure : 6 . Close battery box door . IMPORTANT : Yourtractoris equipped witha 12 voltrv _ ative groundedsystem . The other vehical must alsobe a 12 volt negative groundedsystem . Do not use yourtractor battery to start cther ve _ ceis . Battery TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - Door 1 . Connect each end of the RED cable to the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each battery , taking care not to short against chassis . 2 . Connect one end of the BLACK cable to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal of fully charged battery . 3 . Connect the other end of the BLACK cable to good CHASSIS GROUND , away from fuel tank and battery . TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE ORDER - 1 . BLACK cable first from chassis and Positive ( Red ) Cable Negative ( Black ) then from the fully charged battery . Cable 2 . RED cable last from both batteries . 24
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TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB 1 . With engine not running , move throttte controllever from slow to choke 1 . Raise hood . position . Slowly move lever from choke 2 . Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the to fast position . backside of the grill . 2 . Check that holes " A " in governor 3 . Replace bulb in holder and push bulb control lever and hole in governor plate holder securely back into the hole in line - up . If holes " A " are not aligned , the backside of the grill . 4 . Close hood . loosen clamp screw and move throttle INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS cable until holes are aligned . Tighten clamp screw securely . Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to run poorly , stop running , or Governer GovernerPlate Lever prevent it from starting . • Check wiring . See electrical wiring diagram in the Repair Parts section . TO REPLACE FUSE Replace with 20 amp automotive - type plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located behind the dash . Holes " A " / _ Screw Cable TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL AS - SEMBLY TO ADJUST CARBURETOR 1 . Raise hood . NOTE : The carburetoron this engine is low 2 . Unsnap headlight wire connector . emission . It is equipped wi _ an idle fuel 3 . Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood at adjustingneedle with a limitercap , which sides , tilt toward engine and lift off of allows some adjustment withinthe limits tractor . allowed by thecap . Do not attempt to remove 4 . To replace , reverse above procedure . the limitercap . The limitercap cannot be removed withoutbreaking the adjusting needle . The carburetorhas been preset at the factory _ . _ - Hood and adjustmentshould not be necessary . However , minoradjustment may be required to compensatefor differencesin fuel , / _ \ " 2 , HeadlightWire temperature , altitudeor load . Ifthe carburetor / ' _ Connector does need adjustment , proceedas follows : In general , turningidle mixturevalve in ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of fuel to the engine givinga leaner fueVair mixture . Turningthe Idle mixturevalve out ( counter - clockwise ) increasesthe supply of fuel to the engine givinga richerfuel / air mixture . IMPORTANT : Damage to the needle valve and the seat in carburetor may resultif screw ENGINE is turned in too tight . PRELIMINARY SET'rING - Maintenance , repair , or replacement of the emissioncontroldevices and systems , which 1 . Air cleaner assembly must be assembled are being done at the customers expense , to the carburetor when makingcarburetor may be performed by any non - mad engine adjustments . repe ! r establishment or individual . Warranty 2 . Be sure the throttlecontrolcable is rep _ rsmust be performed by an authorized adjusted properly ( see above ) . engine manufacturers service outlet . FINAL SET - rING - TO ADJ USTFH FIOTFLE CONTROL 1 . Start engine and allowto warm for five CABLE minutes . Make final adjustmentswith engine running and shift / mofioncontrol The throttlecontrolhas been presetat the factory and adjustment shouldnot be lever in neutrat ( N ) position . necessary . Check adjustment as descdhed . belowbefore looseningcable . If adjustment necessary , proceedas follows : 25
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2 . Move throttle controllever to slow Id _ e Throttle position . W ' _ finger , rotateand hold thmttie lever against idle speed screw . Turn idle speed screw to attain 1750 RPM . 3 . While stillholdingthrottie lever against idle speed screw , turn idle mixturevalve fulltravel clockwisethen counterclock - wise untilengine runs rough . Tum valve to a point midway between those two posilJons . Release throttle lever . With Limiter ACCELERATION TEST - 4 . Move throttle controllever from slew to fast position . If engine hesitates or dies , turn idle mixturevalve out ( counterclock - wise ) 1 / 8 turn . Repeat test and continue to adjust , ifnsc : assary , untilengine accelerates smoothly . High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do not adjust - damage may result . IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the engine governor , which is factory sat for proper engine speed . Ovempeeding the engine above the factory high speed settingcan be dangerous . Ifyou thinkthe engine - governed high speed needs adjusting , contact a Sears or other qualifiedservice center , which has proper equipment and experience to make any necessary adjustments . 26
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hose , or tank during storage . Also , Immediately prepare your tractor for experiance indicates that alcohol storage at the end of the season or ifthe blended fuels ( called gasohol or using tractor will not be used for 30 days or ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture more . which leads to separation and formation CAUTION : Never store the tractor of acids during storage . Acidic gas can with gasoline in the tank inside a building damage the fuel system of and engine where fumes may reach an open flame or while in storage . spark . Allow the engine to cool before 1 . Drain the fuel tank . storing in any enclosure . 2 . Start the engine and let it run until the fuel lines and carburetor are empty . TRACTOR • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner Remove mower from tractor for winter products in the fuel tank or permanent storage . When mower is to be stored for damage may occur . a period of time , clean it thoroughly , • Use fresh fuel next season . remove all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . Store NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable in a clean , dry area . alternative in minimizing the formation of t . Clean entire tractor ( See " CLEANING " fuel gum deposits during storage . Add in the Maintenance section of this stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or manual ) . storage container . Always follow the mix 2 . Inspect end replace belts , if necessary ratio found on stabilizer container . Run ( See belt replacement instructions in engine at least 10 minutes alter aaddingch the Service and Adjustments section stabilizer to allow the stabilizer to re of this manual ) . the carburetor . Do not drain the gas tank 3 . Lubricate as shown in the Mainte - and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . nance section of this manual . ENGINE OIL 4 . Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace are securely fastened . Inspect moving with clean engine oil . ( See " ENGINE " in parts for damage , breakage and wear . the Maintenance section of this manual ) . Replace if necessary . CYLINDER ( S ) 5 . Touch up all rusted or chipped paint I . Remove spark plug ( s ) . surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . 2 . Pour one ounce of oil through spark BATTERY plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) . • Fully charge the battery for storage . 3 . Tum Ignition key to _ STAR'r " position • After a period of time in storage , battery for a few seconds to distribute oil . may require recharging , 4 . Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . • To help prevent corrosion and power OTHER leakage during long periods of storage , battery cables should be disconnected • Do not store gasoline from one season to another . and battery cleaned thoroughly ( Isee - ' q'O CLEAN BATTERY AND TERM • Replace your gasoline can if your canr starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt in you NALS " in the Maintenance section of this manual ) . gasoline wilt cause problems . • If possible , store your tractor indoors • After cleaning , leave cables discon - and cover it to give protection from dust nected and place cables where they and dirt . cannot come in contact with battery terminals , • Cover your tractor with a suitable protective cover that does not retain • If battery is removed from tractor for moisture . Do not use plastis . Plastic storage , do not store battery directly on cannot breathe which allows conden - concrete or damp surfaces . sation to form and will cause your ENGINE tractor to rust . FUEL SYSTEM IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent engine end exhaust areas are still warm , gum deposttes from formingin essential fuel system parts such as carburetor , fuel 27
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Will notstart 1 . Out of fuel . 1 . Fill fuel tank . 2 . See " TO START ENGINE " 2 . Engine not " CHOKED " properly . in Operation section . 3 . Wait several minutes 3 . Engine flooded . before attempting to start . 4 . Bad spark plug . 4 . Replace spark plug . 5 . Dirty air filter . 5 . Clean / replace air filter . 6 . Dirty fuel filter . 6 . Replace fuel filter . 7 Water in fuel . 7 . Drain fuel tank and carburetor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 8 . Loose or damaged wiring . 8 . Check all wiring . 9 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 9 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service Adjustments section . 10 . Contact a Sears or other 10 . Enginevalves out of adjustment . qualified service canter . Hard to start 1 . Dirtyairfilter . 1 . Clean / replace air filter . 2 . Bad sparkplug . 2 . Replace spark plug . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 . Rechargeor replace battery . 4 . Replace fuelfilter . 4 . Dirty fuel filter . 5 . Drainfuel tank and refill 5 . Stale or dirty fuel . withfresh gasoline . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all wiring . 7 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 7 . See " To AdjustCarburetor " in ServiceAdjustments section . 18 . 8 . Contacta Sears orother Engine valves out of adjustment . qualifiedservicecenter . I1 . Clutch / brake pedal not Engine will not 1 . Depress clutch / brake turn over depressed . pedal . 2 . Attachment clutch is 2 . Disengage attachment clutch . engaged . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 . Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Blown fuse . 4 . Replace fuse . 5 . Corroded battery terminals , 5 , Clean battery terminals . 6 . Loose or damaged widng . 6 . Check all wiring , 7 . Faulty ignition switch . 7 . Check / replace ignition switch , 8 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 8 . Check ] replace solenoid or starter . 9 . 9 , Contact a Sears or other Faulty operator presence switch ( es ) . qualified service center . Engine clicks but 1 , Weak or dead battery , 1 , Recharge or replace battery will not start 2 . Corroded battery terminals . 2 , Clean battery terminals . 3 . Loose or damaged wiring . 3 . Check all widng . 4 . Faulty solenoid or starter , 4 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . 28
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TROUBLESHOOTICNHGART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Loss of power 1 . Cutting too much grass / too ! . Set in " Higher Cut " position / fast . reduce speed . 2 . Throttle in " CHOKE " 2 . Adjustthrottlecontrol . position . 3 . Build - up of grass , leaves 3 . Clean underside of mower and trash under mower . housing . 4 . Dirty airfilter . 4 . Clean / replace air filter . 5 . Low oil level / dirty oil . 5 . Check oil level / change oil . 6 . Faulty spark plug . 6 . Clean and regap or change spark plug . 7 . Dirty fuel filter . 7 . Replace fuel filter . 8 . Drain fuel tank and refill with 8 . Stale or dirty fuel . fresh gasoline . 9 . Waterin fuel . 9 . Drain fuel tank and carbure tot , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 10 . Spark plug wire loose . 1O.Connect and tighten spark plug wire . 11 . Dirty engine air screen / fins . 11 . Clean engine air screen / fins . 12 , Dirty / clogged muffler . 12 . Clean / replace muffler . 13 . Loose or damaged wiring . 13 . Check all wiring . 14 . Carburator out of 14 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " adjustment . in Service Adjustments section . t 5 . Contact a Sears or other 15 . Engine valves out of adjustment . qualified service center . Excessive 1 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . vibration Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Bent blade mandrel . 2 . Replace blade mandrel . 3 . Loose / damagedpart ( s ) . 3 . Tighten loose part ( s ) . Replace damaged parts . Engine continues 1 . Faulty operator - safety 1 . Check wiring , switches and to run connections . If not presence control system . when operator contact a Sears or other leaves seat with qualified service center . with attachment clutch engaged Poor cut - uneven 1 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Mower deck not level . 2 . Level mower deck . 3 . Buildup of grass , leaves , 3 . Clean underside of mower and trash under mower . housing . 4 . Bent blade mandrel . 4 . Replace blade mandrel . 5 . Clogged mower deck vent 5 . Clean around mandrels to holes from buildup of open vent holes . grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . 29
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Mower blades will 1 . Obstructioninclutch 1 . Remove obstruction . not rotate mechanism . 2 . Worn / damaged mower 2 . Replace mower ddve belt . drive belt , 3 , Frozen idler pulley . 3 . Replace idler pulley . 4 . Frozen blade mandrel . 4 . Replace blade mandrel . Poor grass 1 . Engine speed too slow . 1 . Place throttle control in discharge " FAST " position . 2 . Travel speedtoo fast . 2 . Shift to slower speed . 3 . Wet grass . 3 . Allow grass to dry before mowing . 4 . Mower deck not level . 4 . Level mower deck . 5 . Low / uneven tire air 5 . Check tires for proper air pressure . pressure . 6 , Worn , bent or loose blade . 6 . Replace / sharpen blade . Tighten blade bolt . 7 . Buildup of grass , leaves 7 . Clean underside of mower and trash under mower . housing . 8 . Mower drive belt worn . 8 . Replace mower drive belt . 9 . Blades improperly installed . 9 . Reinstall blades sharp edge down . t 0 . Improper blades used . 10 . Replace with blades listed in this manual . 1t.Clogged mowerdeck vent 11 . Clean around mandrels to holesfrom buildupof grass , open vent holes . leaves , and trasharound mandrels . Headlight ( s ) not 1 . Switchis " OFF " . 1 . Turn switch " ON " . working 2 . Bulb ( s ) bumed out . 2 . Replace bulb ( s ) . ( if so equipped ) 3 . Faultylight switch . 3 . Check / replace light switch . 4 . Loose or damaged wiring . 4 . Check widng and connec tions . 5 . Blown fuse . 5 . Replace fuse . Battery will not 1 . Bad battery cell ( s ) . 1 . Replace battery . = harge 2 . Poor cable connections . 2 . Check / clean all connec tions . 3 . Faulty regulator 3 . Replace regulator . ( if so equipped ) . 4 . Faulty alternator . 4 . Replace alternator . Engine " backfires " 1 . Engine throttle control not 1 . Move throttle control to Nhen turning set at " SLOW " positione " SLOW " position and allowfore engine " OFF " for 30 seconds befor to idle for 30 seconds be stopping engine . stopping engine . 3O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271730 SCHEMATIC BLACK BATTERY i RED " ° o - T - - CG3e - - - - - - AMMETER FUSE i : _ _ _ j I STARTER " _ ' , 0 ' , 0 " 4 _ I ' - - . . . . . _ ( OPTIONAL ) . _ _ _ , . . . . ! EOLENO , O CLUTCH I BRAKE . . . . . . . ( NOT OCCUPIED ) SWITCH _ rr E i i _ - . . . . . . . . . i _ GNITION BL _ ; K I _ I . I _ CK J BIj _ K ! . / e _ , i I CONNECTOR ( OPTIONAL ) _ SPARK b . t * _ IGNITtOt4 _ GAP C [ PLUG : _ = _ IEL _ UNIT = . E : LINE : TWI _ CYL . E _ GINES ) i Ii i C _ , kP _ SY / STI _ CI _ TPUT a VOLT , S ¢ M _ e _ 00Rm 3 _ lP LX ; e _ FPM J tCH * R1G2ItP * _ SLyUSGTSSMDOlNSCOIE _ C'i _ C _ U FUEL ( ISFO'EQUiPPESDO ) SLHEUNTO'OIDFFr RE _ _ D _ < _ - , _ _ ' _ , L , J _ * lm _ SySTEUC , SmUT ODE NOTE YOUR TRACTOR IS e . _ _ _ _ , EQUIPPED WITH A SPECIAL ALTERNATOR SYSTEM , THE LIGHTS ARE NOT CONNECTED TO THE BATTERY , BUT HAVE THE ( RE OWN ELECTRICAL SOURC HEADLIGHTS BECAUSE OF THIS , THE BRIGHTNESS OF THE LIGHTS / _ WILL CHANGE WITH ENGINE SPEED . AT IDLE THE LIGHTS O WILL DiM . AS THE ENGINE IS NON - REMOVABLE SPEEDED UP , THE LIGHTS CONNECTIONS WILL BECOME THEIR BRIGHTEST . REMOVABLE CIRCUIT " MAKE " CONNECTIONS NONE WIRING INSULATED CLIPS A2 + L NOTE : IFWIR ( NG INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR NONE SERV _ CtNG OF UNtT , THEY SHOULO BE REPLACED TO PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING . 31
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271730 _ LECTRICAL 25 / /
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TRACTOR - . MODEL NUMBER 917.271730 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIP _ ON 1 144925 Battery 2 74760412 Rolt Hex Hd 1 / 4 - 20unc x 3 / 4 8 156417 Case Battery 16 153664 Switch , Interlock 21 166182 Hamese Asm Light W / 4152J 22 4152J Bulb Light # 1156 24 4799J Cable Battery 6 Ga 1 ! " red 25 146147 Cable Baltery 6 Ga w / 16 wire red 26 175158 Fuse20AMP 27 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 28 4207J Cable Ground 6 Ga 12 ° black 29 1213 _ 5X Swttch Plunger 30 175566 Switch Ign 33 140403 Key Ign 40 17 ( _ 217 Harness Ign 41 71110408 Bolt BIk . Fin Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc x 1F2 42 131563 Cover TerminaJ Red 43 175141 Solenoid 45 121433X Ammeter Rectangular 6 Amp 52 141940 Protection Wire Loop NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 33
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TRACTOR - - MODELNUMBER917 . 271730 CHASSIASNDENCLOSURES 28 12 53 2O8 34
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271730 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO , DESCRIPTION 1 169830 Chassis 2 169061 D _ av _ ar 3 1706G612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 5 155272 Bumper Hoo _ Dash 9 168337X013 Da _ 10 STD533710 Bolt , Cardage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 11 155927 Panel , Dash , L . H . 12 145660 Clip TInnerman G dile p / L 13 172107 ) ( 010 Pane / , Dash , R . H , 17 144983X558 Hood Assembly 18 126 _ J8X BumperHood 25 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Gauge 26 STD541437 Nut 28 156725X558 Grille w / Lens Asm . 29 155217X599 Lens , Gdlle 30 164919X558 Fend / Ftrest 31 139976 Bracket , Fender Support 37 174,90508 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 38 169634 Pivot Bracket Aseaml _ y , Rear 51 73800400 Nut Lock w / Insert 1 / 4 - 20 UNC 52 1S091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 , ' _ x 16 Ga . 53 145201 Bracket Gdlle Pickoff LH 54 161464 Screw Hex Wshd 8 - 18 x 7 / 8 55 145202 Dracket Grille PIckoff RH 57 STC522507 Bolt , Fin Flex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC x , 75 60 7214G6G6 Bott Rdhd Sopk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 64 154798 Dash Lower STLT 74 STD541437 NutCrownlock 3 / 8 - 16UNC 114 158112 Keeper Bstt Rear Lh Stl P930 115 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 142 165867 Plate Reinforcement STLT 143 154966 Bracket Swaybar Chassis 144 154207 Bracket Pnt Footrest STLT 145 156524 Rod Pivot Chassis / Hood 159 155123X428 CuptmlderStttBlack 206 170165 BoitShoulder 5 / 16 - 1817 " 207 17670508 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 Tytt 208 17670608 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 211 145212 Nut Hex Range Lcck 212 165919 Insert Lens Reflective - - 5479J Plug , Button NOTE : All component dimensions _ ven in U . S . inches 1 Inch = 25.4 mm 35
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271730 GROUND DRIVE _ _ . * . 7 2 - _ . . 72 70 116 37 26 27 36
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TRACTOR - - MODELNUMBER917 . 271730 GROUNDDRIVE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 . . . . . . . . Transaxle ( See Breakdown ) 32 8883R Cover , Pedal Peedess 206 - 545C 63 140186 Pulley , Engine 2 146682 Spring , Retum , Brake 64 71170764 Bolt , Hex 7 / 16 - 20 x 4 Grade 5 3 123666X Pulley , Transaxle 66 STD551143 Washer 4 120SOQ _ 8 Ring , Retainer 66 154778 Keeper , Besf , En _ ne , Fool Proof 5 121520 ) ( Strap , Torque 76 134683 Guide , Mower Ddve Belt , R . H . 6 1706 _ 612 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 72 19132012 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 12 Ga . 8 165866 Rod Shifter Fender STLT 74 137067 Spacer . Axle t0 S'rD561210 Pin , Cosfer 75 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga . 11 165701X Washer , Shift Plate 76 STD58t 075 E - R _ ng 13 74550412 Bolt 1 / 4 - 28 UNF W / Patch Gr . 8 77 123583X Key , Square 2.0 x . 1845 / 1865 14 10040400 Washer Lock HW Hbllcal 78 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Ga 16 STD541431 Nut Lock Hx W / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 x Gr . 5 79 STD58 ( X _ 5 Key Woodruff 18 STD523710 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16UNC x I Gr . 5 80 145090 Arm , Shift 19 6TD541437 Nut 81 165592 Shaft Asm Cross Taperod 650 20 21 t06933X Knob 32 165711 Spdng , Torsion 22 130804 Rod , Brake 83 19171216 Washer 17 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 24 STD541237 Nut 84 166231 Link Transaxle 25 1 ( To888X Spdng , Brake Rod 85 150360 Nut , Nylock 26 S _ 10 _ 7 Waster 89 t 58391X428 Console , Shift , STLT 27 STD561210 Pin SO t 24346X Nut , Self - Thdlng , Wsh Hd 1 / 4 28 145204 Rod , Parking Brake SO $ 10624003 Retainer Spdng 1 " 29 71673 Cap , Parking Brake 1t2 19091210 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 10 Ga . 30 169592 Bracket , Transaxle 113 127285X Strap Torque 90 Degrees 32 STD523107 Bolt 116 72110610 Bolt Rdhd Sqneck 3 / 8 - ! 6 x 1.25 34 155071 Shaft Assembly , Foot Pedal 145 74490540 Bolt , Hex Flghd 5 / 16 - 18 Gr . 5 35 120183X Beadng , Nylon 150 165850 Bushing Bellcrank Grd . Drive 36 STD55t062 Washer 151 19133210 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 x 10 Ga , 37 STD571810 Roll Pin 156 1,86 ( X _ 2 Waster Srrled 5 / 1610 x 1,125 38 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat 158 165589 Bracket Shift Mount 39 STD523727 Bolt 159 165494 Hub Tapered Flange Shift Lt 40 4470J Spacer , Split . 395 x . 59 161 72140406 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk ! / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr . 5 41 165838 Keeper , Belt , Idler 162 7368040O Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 42 19131312 Washer t3 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12Ga . 163 74780416 Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 20Unc x 1 Gr 5 47 127783 Pulley , idler , V - Groove , Plastic 164 19091010 Washer 5 / 8 x . 281 x 10 Ga 48 154407 Bellcrank Clutch Gmd DP / Stl 165 165623 Bracket Pivot Lever 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 166 16688O Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 50 Sl1 : _ o3715 Bolt 168 165492 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 1 6 - 18 x . 561 51 STD541437 Nut Crown Lock 3 / 3 - 16 UNC 169 16558O Plate Fastening Lt 52 STD541431 Nut Crown Lock 5 / t6 - 18 UNC 170 173898 Keeper Belt Transaxle Gear 53 105710X Link , C4utch 197 169613 Nyllner Snap - In 55 1057GgX Spring , Clutch Return 198 169593 Washer Nyliner 56 STD523712 BoltFInHex 3 / 8 - 16x1 - 1 / 4 2 ( _ 72110612 Bolt Cart , SH 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - t / 2 Gr . 5 57 130801 V - Be8 , Ground Drive 59 169691 Keeper , Belt , Center Span 61 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 NOTE : All componentdimensionsg4venin U . S . Inches 1 Inch = 25.4 mm 37
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TRACTOR - - MODELNUMBER917 . 271730 STEERINAGSSEMBLY m2 _ ; 38
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TRACTOR - - MODELNUMBER917 . 271730 STEERINAGSSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 139768 Steering Wheel 2 154427 Axle Asseml : ly STM P Druppod STL 3 169840 Spindle Assembly , L . H . 4 169839 Spindle Assembly , R . H , 5 _ Beedng , Race , Thrust , Hardened 6 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 7 19272016 Washer 27 / " 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 8 12000 ( _ 9 Ring , Kfip 9 3366R Beadng , Steering Column 10 16 , ° 832 Dragllnk 11 ST0551137 Washer , Lock 13 136518 Spacer Bearing Axle Front 15 145212 Nut , Hex Range Lock 17 156546 Shaft Assembly , Steedng 18 57079 Washer , ThrUSt . 315 x . 750 x . 033 19 160395 Support , WShaftsh 22 165857 Screw , Hex Hd Torx 23 165851 Plftman Shaft Assembly 25 154406 Bracket , Steering 26 126847X Bushy , Link , Drag 27 136874 Gear , Sector 28 19131416 Washer 13F32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 29 1706 _ 612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 30 STD561210 Pin Cofter 3 _ 130465 Rod , Tie 36 155099 Bushing , Steering 37 152927 Screw 38 139769 insert , Steedng Wheel 39 1913.3812 Washer 13 _ 32 x 2 - 3 / 8 x 12 Gange 40 S ] 1 _ 41537 Nut Lock Conter 3 / _ - 24 Unf 41 100711L Adeptor , Steedng Wheel 42 145054X428 Boot , Steering Shaft 43 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 44 153720 Extension Shaft Steedng LR . LT 46 121232X Cap , Spindle 47 6855M RWng , Grease 51 STD541431 Nut Lock Hex w / Ins . 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 54 74780520 Boft Fin Hex 5116 - 18 UNC x % 1 / 4 167902 Kit Steering Asm Service 63 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1Gr 5 65 160367 Spacer Brace Axle 66 154404 Bearing Am1 Pltlr _ an 67 72140618 Bblt ROHD Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 4 68 169827 A . , de , Brace 79 19132012 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 12 Ga . 80 7495G612 Bolt Hex Nylon 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 8 _ 2 169835 Bracket Susp . Chassis Front 85 133835 Fastener Chrisbnas Tree NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271730 ENGINE 3 72 62 - \ 81 4 78 29 \ OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester 40
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271730 ENGINE KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 170545 Convol , Throttle 2 17720410 Screw , Hex Head , Threed Cutting 114 - 20 X 5 / 8 3 . . . . . . Engine , ( See Breakdown ) Bdggs Model 311707 - 0125 - E 1 4 137352 Muffler 13 165291 Gasket 14 148456 Tube Oil Drain Easy 16 ST ( To51231 Washer 23 169837 Shield BrrdDbr Guard 29 137180 Arrestor , Spark 31 109202X Tank , Fuel 32 1589S0 Cap Assembly , Fuel Seam , Vented 33 123487X Clamp , Hose 37 137040 Une , Fuel 38 148315 Rug Oil Drain Easy 40 124028X Busldng , Snap , Fue _ Une " 44 17670412 Screw , Hex Washer Head , Thd . , Roll . 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 45 1700 _ 612 Screw Hexwsh Thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 46 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 62 S ] 1T051131 Washer , Lock 72 71070512 Screw Hex Hd Cap 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 78 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 81 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc NOTE : All component dimensions given In U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 41
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TRACTOR - - MODELNUMBER917 . 271730 SEATASSEMBLY KEY PART KEY PART NO , NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 140123 Seat 13 121248X Bushing Snap BIk Ny _ 50 Id 2 140551 Bracket Pnt PLvotSeat ( blk ) 14 _ 12 Bolt Rdhd Sht Nk 1 / 4 - 20xl - 1 / 2 3 71110616 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16uric X 1 15 134300 Spacer Split 28 X 96 Zinc 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 X 3 / 4 X 10 Ga 16 121250X Spring Cprsn I 27 BIk Pnt 5 145006 Clip PUsh In Hinged 17 123976X Nut Lock 1 / 4 Lge Fig Gr 5 Zinc 6 STD541437 Nut Hex Lock w / Ins 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 21 171852 Bott Shoulder 5 / 1 6.18 Unc - 2A 7 124181X Spdng Seat Cprsn 2 250 BIk ZJ 22 S'FD541431 Nut Hex Lock w / Ins 5 / 16 - I182Ga . 8 17000616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 X 1 24 19171912 Washer 17 / 32 X 1 - 3 / 16 X 9 19131614 Washer 13 / 3 , ? . X 1 X 14 Ga 25 127018 ) ( Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 X 62 10 174894 pan Pnt Seat 11 166369 Knob Seat AdJWIngnut NOTE : Aircomponent dimensions given in U . S . Inches 12 121246X Bracket Pnt Mounting Switch t Inch = 25.4 mm 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271730 DECALS 13 10 13 6 3 9 @ _ 7 8 \ 12 14 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 156368 Decal , Oper . Instr . 12 146046 Decal , V - Be _ t Drive Scbema _ c 2 171760 Decal , Replacement 13 177255 D _ cal , Lower Dash 3 171696 Decal , Hood , R . H . 14 1603S6 Decal , V . Be _ t SchemaUc 4 171697 Decal , Hood , L . H . 20 149516 Decal Battery Dngr / Psn Eng 5 176680 Decal , HP Engine - - 138311 Decal , Lift Handle 6 133644 Decal , CustomerMaintenance - - 165800X428 Pad Fcotrest LH STLT - - 1e5799X428 Pad Footrest RH STLT 7 177253 Decal , HoodSide 8 172 " 331 Decal , MowerHeavy Duty12 Ga . - - 177256 Owner's Manual , En _ lsh 9 163204 Decal , Fender , Craftsman - - 177257 Owner's Man ual , Spanish 10 156439 Decal , FenderDanger KEY PART WHEELS & TIRES NO . NO , DESCRIPTION 1 59192 CapValueTire 2 65139 Stem Value 3 106222X Tire F Ts 15 X 6 0 - 6 SeP / lce 4 59904 Tube Inner Front # 35060 4 , t0 5 106732X427 Rim Asm 6 ' front White SeP . _ ce 6 278H Filting Grease 7 _ 40H eearlng Flange 8 106108X427 Rim Asrn 8 " rear White Service 11 9 122082X Tire R " Is 20 X 10 - 8 Servk : e 10 7152J Tube Rear 9 5 X 8 Service 11 104757X428 Cap Axle BIk 1 50 X 1 00 - - 144334 Sealant , Tire ( 10 oz , tube ) NOTE : All component dimensions given In U , S . Inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271730 LIFTASSEMBLY 3 / 13 11 13 I 19 j 13 2O 2O 15 19 15 32 44
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271730 LIFTASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159460 Washer Asm Inner Spdng W / Runger 2 159471 Shaft Asm . Lift 3 1 ( _ 6767X Rn Groove 4 12000002 E Ring # 5133 - 62 5 19211621 Washer 21 / 32 x 1 x21 Ga . 6 120183X 8eadng Nyloflg 7 125631X Gdp Handie Ruted 8 122365X Button Plunger Read 11 139665 Link Asm Lift LH , 12 139866 Link Asm Lift R . H . 13 STD624008 Retainer Spdng 15 173288 Link Front 16 73350800 Nut Jam Hex 1 / 2 - 13 Unc 17 130171 Trunnion B _ kZinc 18 73800800 Nut Lock w / Wsh 1 / 2 - 13 Unc 19 139868 An _ Suspension Mower 20 16,3552 Retainer Spdng 31 169865 Beadng , Pvt , Lift / 32 73540600 Nut Crownlock 3 8 - 24 NOTE : All component dimensions _ ven In U . S . inches 1 iP . ch = 25.4 mm 45
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TRACTOR ° - MODELNUMBER917 . 271730 MOWEDRECK 25 27 46
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271730 MOWER DECK KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 165892 MowerDeck ASsembly , 42 - 68 144959 V - Belt 2 STD533107 Bolt 9 _ STD541437 Nut 3 138017 BracketAssembly , SweyBar , 101 136420 MolcherCover Front 1G _ 71061010 Screw 4 165460 BracketSweyBer38 / 42 " Deck 103 19061216 Washer # 10 5 STD624008 RetainerSpdng 104 $ ! _ ro81110 Washer , Lockmbly , 6 130832 Arm , Suspension , Rear 105 160793 LatchAsse Begger 8 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24x1,25Gr . 8 106 2029J Nut , WeldtGaugeWheelLh 9 $ TD551137 Washer , Lcck 111 155197 Bracke 10 140296 Was / herH , ardened 112 155198 BracketGaugeWheel Rh 11 134149 Blade , Mulching 113 1706G614 ScrewTapping5 / 16.18 Unc 13 137645 SheftAssembly , Manclrel , 114 7351 ( T _ 00 Nut Keps5116 - 18Unc1 Ventsd ( tock _ es Key Numper1 _ 1t5 72110604 Bo _ tCart 5 / 16 - Unc x / 2 14 128774 Housing , Mandrbl , Vented 116 4898H BoltShouldereStd 15 110485X Beadng , Ball , Mandrel 117 165746 Wheel Gaug 16 140329 Stripper , VentadMowerDeck 118 73930600 NutCentarlock3 / 8 - 16 Unc . 18 72140505 Bo _ t , Carrtage 5 / 16 - 1B x 5 / 8 119 19121414 Washe _ 318x 7 / 8 x 4 Gage 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 121 143723 Bracket ExtrudedGau . Wheel 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 129 19131312 Washer13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12Ga 21 STC _ o41431 NutCrownloc _ < 5 / 16 - 18UNC 130 ST [ To23710 Bolt , FinHex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 Gr . 5 22 134753 SflltanerBracket 131 STITo33710 Bolt , RdhdSqnk3 ! 8 - ' _ 6UNCxl 23 131267 Bracket , Deflector 142 165890 ArrnSpdngBrakeMower 24 105304X Cap , S _ eeve 143 157109 BracketArm Idler42 " 25 123713X Spring , Torsion , Deflector 144 158634 KeeperBelt42 " ClutchCable 26 110452X Nut , Push 145 165888 pufleyIdler Flat 27 130968X428 Shield , Deflector 146 171977 BoltCarriageldler 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32x5 / 8x16Ga . 147 131335 SprlngExlension 29 131491 Rod , Hinge 148 169022 Spring ReturnIdler 30 157722 Screwl _ drolWasherHead 149 165898 RetainerSpdngYellowZinc 31 129963 Washer , Spacer 150 19061216 Washer g / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 32 153535 Pulley , Mandrel 151 169670 BracketClutch 33 137266 Nut , Top _ ock , Ftanged 152 169676 GableCrutch42 InTypeB 34 STD533717 Bolt 153 169674 WasherFlat3 / 8 * 35 133835 Fastner , ChristmasTree 154 169675 Spring Retainern 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Rat 155 16 _ 671 SpdngRetantlo Lever 37 STD551CG ? Washer 13 / 32x13 / 16x16Ga . 156 169672 eSpacerlutchx 40 5TD541437 NutCrownlocl _ 3 _ + 16UNC 157 16 _ 669 RodCew 44 140068 Guard , Mandrel , L . H . 158 17720410 Scr H ] hd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 45 STD624003 Retainer 159 72140614 SoltRdhdSqn3i8 - 16Uncx3 / 4 46 137729 Screw , Thd , Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 - - 130794 MandrelAssembly ( Includes31 48 133944 Washer , Hardened Key Numbers8 - 10,12 - 15 , 49 174284 RollerAssembly , CamFollower and 32 ) 50 131340 Bolt , Shoulder # 10 - 24 Grade5 - - 169583 MowerDock , Comp _ etsr 51 5TD541410 Locknut ( StandardDeck , Orde 52 139888 Bolt , Shoulder5 / 16 - 18 UNC Separately MulcherPlata and 53 131845 Arm Assembly + Pad , Brake Gauge Wheel Components , Key 54 133943 Washer , H _ rdened Nos . 101.106 and 111 - 121 ) 55 155046 Arm , Idler 56 165723 Spacer , Retainer 59 141043 Guard , TUV Idler NOTE : Allcomponentdimensionsgiven _ nU . S . inches 67 149846 ) _ nobC _ stornOval 1 Ioch = 25.4 n , , rn 47
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271730 PEERLESSTRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 545C ! 13 48
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271730 PEERLESSTRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 545C KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO , DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 772147 TransaxleCover 41A 790079 Brake Lever 2 780086A Needle Beedng5 / 8 " 42 792073A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 3 770128 TransaxtaCeee 42A 792085A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 2 1 / 4 " 4 776395 Countershaft 43 792075 Locknut 5 / 16 - 24 5 776409 Output Shaft 44 _ Brake Pad Holder 6 778364 Spur Gear ( 38 teeth ) 45 786066 Spacer . 2625 x 1,0 6A 778369 Spur Gear ( 15 teeth ) 46 786066 Brake Lever Bracket 7 778330 Spur Gear ( 11 taeth ) 47 774690 Axle ( 11 - 15 / 16 " Long ) 8 792180 Shift Key 48 774691 Axle ( 16 - 1 / 2 " long ) 8A 792047 Woodruff Key # 9 49 778356 SPUr Gear ( 23 teeth ) 9 784352 Shift C _ lar 50 778338 Spur Gear ( 27 teeth ) 10 784378 Shift Rod & Fork 51 778354 Spur Gear ( 23 tae _ ) 11 778334 Beval Gear ( 30 taeth ) 52 778352 Spur Gear ( 19 teeth ) 12 778309 Input Bevel Pinion ( 13 teeth ) 53 778350 Spur Gear ( 16 teeth ) 13 778368 Beval Gear ( 13 teeth ) ( rnclude . 14 ) 54 778346 Spur Gear ( 15 teeth ) 14 778368 Bevel Pinion ( 13 teeth ) ( Include . 13 ) 56 778355 SpurGear ( 11 teeth ) 15 778370 Ring Gear ( 43 teeth ) 57 778337 Spur Gear ( 13 teeth ) 17 786188 Ddve Pin 58 778353 Spur Gear ( 17 taeth ) 18 786102 Spacer 1.130 X , 695 59 778351 SPUr Gear ( 21 taeth ) 20 792077A Ball 5 / 16 " die 60 778349 Spur Gear ( 24 teeth ) 21 792078 Set Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 8 " 61 778345 Spur Gear ( 25 teeth ) 22 792079 Spdng . 310 OD x . 625 L 65 780189 Flat Washer . 563 ID x . 062W 25 792073A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 66 776422 Input Shaft 25A 792177 Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 3 / 8 " 67 7763S6 Shifter & Brake Shaft 26 792125 Retaining Ring ( pkg of 2 ) 69 792170 Retaining Ring 27 792035 Retalhing Ring 70 786187 Spacer . 890 28 788040 Ret _ dalngRing 71 788069 Square Cut Ring 29 780072 Thrust Washer . 627 ID x . 031W 71B 788092 _ O " Ring 29A 780160 Thrust Washer . 762 ID x , 031W 76 780090 Flat Washer 1.128 _ D x . 058W 29B 780 ( _ 1 ThrUst Washer . 762 ID x . 031W 77 788078A inverted Retaining Ring 29C 780199 Anti - Rote _ ; o _ l Washer . 632 79 792144 Spring . 430 OD x . 5000 L 30 780108 Cup Washer 1.127 ID x . 032W 82 778333 Bevel & Spur Gear ( 30 & 13 teeth ) 31 780001 Flat Washer . 750 ID x . 056W 83 778338 Spur Gear ( 27 teeth ) ( Use As Needed ) 85 792154 Oil Rll Plug9 31A 780195 Flat Washer . 750 ID x . 062W 87 788 _ 89A Oil Seal / 16 " _ 2 788083 Oil Seal 5 / 8 " 150 788093A Liquid Gasket RTV Silicone 34 780194 Bushing . 563 t57 788088A Oil Seal 3 / 4 " 35 780193 Flanged Bushing 5 / 8 " ID 180 _ A Gear Oil 80W90 35A 780197 FlangedBushing . 751 900 794712 ReptecementMST - 206 - 545C 36 790075 Brake Disk Transaxle 37 790007 Brake Pad Plate 38 799 ( _ 1 Brake Pad ( pkg of 2 ) NOTE : All component dimensions gJven In U , S . inches 39 786 ( _ 6 Dowel Pin 1 inch = 25.4 mm 40 792076A Flat Washer . 312 ID x . 059W 49
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TRACTOR - - MODELNUMBER917 . 271730 BRIGGSENGINE - MODNEULMBE3R11707T , YPENUMBE0R125 - E1 " k REQUIRES SPECIALTOOLS 53 + _ - + _ TO INSTALL . SEE REPAIR INSTRUCTION MANUAL , _ t 914 _ + _ _ 635 / _ 3 _ 7 _ 1023 _ 1022 _ J 383 _ 691 I 617 5O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271730 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 311707 , TYPE NUMBER 0125 - E1 711 _ 467 _ 971 996 _ 105 _ 404 @ R 614P 610t 4o4 _ I 1019 LABEL KIT 21 _ I 1058 OWNER'S MANUAL J 267 51
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TRACTOR - - MODELNUMBER917 . 271730 BRIGGESNGINE - MODNEULMBE3R11707T , YPENUMBE0R125 - E1 287 _ 363 _ 789A 524 _ 52
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271730 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 311707 , TYPE NUMBER 0125 - E1 121 CARBURETOR OVERHAUL KIT 104 _ _ 127 _ 276 _ 987 _ 95 _ _ \ 137 0 977 CARBURETOR GASKET SET 634A _ 634 _ J _ 117 _ ] _ 231 _ 42 _ io . VALVGEASKSEETT 61 _ O " 358 ENGINE GASKET SET s ! _ 524 @ . 2 _ NIKKI 121A CARBURETOR OVERHAUL KIT _ 95A _ 276A _ 98 A 51 ' , ! _ 127A _ lO4A / 217 _ 1 _ 105A _ 987A _ 1 _ 7A + 0 _ 1 I _ _ _ _ ] . _ _ 1 137AO 231A _ _ . _ . _ ° _ _ _ 369 , _ _ 950A J _ _ ' _ 51 _ 137AO 276A _ I 977A CARBURETOR GASKET SET 53
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TRACTOR - - MODELNUMBER917 . 271730 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 311707 , TYPE NUMBER 0125 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 690156 C _ ltnder Assembly 106 690577 _ D Seat - Inlet 2 399265 Kd - Bushing / Seal 108 690464 Valve - Choke ( Manual Choke ) 3 391086 - Seal - Oil ( Magneto Side ) 108A 692344 Valve - Choke ( Choke - A - Matic ) 5 690188 Head - Cylinder 117 692408 Q Jet - Main ( Standard ) 4 494238 + Sump - Engine 108B 695419 Valve - Choke ( Nildd Carburetor ) 7 692410 • Gasket - Cylinder Head 692411 Jet - Main ( High Altitude ) 8 696126 Breather Assembly 117A 695415 O Jot - Main ( Standard ) 9 27803 ° Gasket - Breather 695416 O Jet - Main High Altitude ) 10 691666 Screw ( Breather Assembly ) 121 690191 Kit - Carburetor Overhauaul 11 691328 Tube - Breather 121A 695427 Kit - Carburetor Overb 12 692226 • Gasket - Crankcase ( . 015 Thick , 126 690194 oCarburetorr Std ) 125A Carburet ( Nikkl ) ( Service with 692406 - Gasket - Crankcase ( . 005 Walhro Carburetor ) Thick ) 127 695005 O Plug - Welch 692405 • Gasket - Crankcase ( . 009 127A 690727 O Plug - Welchoftle Thick ) 130 691750 Valve - Thr 13 690360 Screw ( Cylinder Head ) 130A 695418 Valve - ThroftleShaft 15 690946 Plug - O , Drain 131 494379 Kit - Throttle 16 690136 Crankshaft 131A 695421 Kit - Throttle Shaft 20 291675 • Seal - Oil 133 494381 Float - Carburetor 22 692126 Screw ( Crankcase Cover ) 133A 694914 Float - Carburetorowl 23 693557 Flywheel 137 281165 Q . _ Gasket - Float B 24 222698 Key - Flywheel 137A 695426 O _ Gasket - Float BowlManual 25 692271 Piston Assembly ( Standard ) 141 495097 Kit - Choke Shaft ( 692272 Piston Assembly ( . 010 O . S . ) Choke ) 692273 Piston Assembly ( . 020 O . S . ) 141A 495931 Kit - Choke Shaft ( Choke - A - 692274 Piston Assembly ( , 030 O . S . ) Matic ) 26 690162 Ring Set - Piston ( Standard ) 141B 695420 Kit - Choke Shaft ( Nikki ) 692164 Ring Set - Piston 10nlO O . S . ) 142 692412 E ] Nozzle - Carburetor 692166 Ring Set - Piston : O . S . ) 146 691639 Key * Timinger 692168 Ring Set - Piston i _ . O . S . ) 167 692297 Air Clean Stud Seal 27 691299 Lock - Piston Pin 176 691917 • O - Ring Seal ( Air Cleaner ) Nut ( Air Cleaner Base ) 28 498319 Pin - Piston ( Standard ) 165 69095817 498320 Pin - Piston ( . 020 O . S . ) 186 6923 Connector - Hose 29 692419 Rod - Connecting Standard 187 691050 Line - Fuel ( Cut to Required 692420 Rod - Connecting . 020 U . S . ) Length ) 32 692852 Screw ( Connecting Rod 188 691693 Screw ( Control Bracket ) 33 495856 Valve - Exhaust 192 691986 Ad uster - Rocker ArmGovernor 34 495857 Valve - Intake 202 691841 Lnk - Mechanlcal 35 691279 Spring - Valve ( Intake ) 209 692208 Spring - Governor 36 691279 Spring - Valve ( Exhaust ) 216 691840 Link - hChokeoke 37 690456 Guard - Flywheel 217 695409 Spring - C Return 40 691752 Retainer - Valve 222 694042 Bracket - Control 43 691968 Slinger - Governor / Oil 227 691374 Control Lever - Governor 45 690564 Tappet - Valve 231 691636 _ Screw ( Choke Valve ) 46 692421 Camshaft 231A 690718 Q Screw ( Choke Vahie ) 48 692706 Short Stock ( 311707 - 0028 - E1 232 691842 Spring - Governor Link Replacement Engine ) 238 691843 Cap - Valveel 50 690193 Manitold - lntake 240 394358 Filter - Fu 51 692137 , ( _ : + Gasket - lntake 265 691024 Clamp - iCasingng 53 690227 Stud ( Carburetor ) 267 695134 Screw ( Cas Clamp ) 54 691148 Screw ( Intake Manifold ) 276 692255 O : _ Sealing Washer 73 494439 Screen - Rotating 276A 695410 O : [ : Sealing Washerk 74 691057 Screw ( Rotating Screen ) 287 691002 Screw ( Dipstic Tube ) 75 690582 Washer ( Flywheel ) 304 691399 Housing - Blower 78 690661 Screw ( Flywheel Guard ) RPM Settings : Low Speed : 1900 - 2100 93 690602 _ Bushing - Throttle Shaft Hi _ S [ eed : 3000 - 3200 94 498030 Kit - lole Mixture • Included in En _ , , , e _ esket Set . Key . No . 358 94A 695425 Kit - Idle Mixture ( _ Inoluded in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Key . 95 691636 _ l Screw ( Throttle Valve ) No . 121and121Arburetor 95A 690718 _ l Screw ( Throttle Valve ) : _ Included in Ca Gasket Set . Key . NO . 98 495800 Kit - Idle Speed 977 and 977AValve 98A 695408 Kit - Idle Speed + included in Gasket Set , Key . No . 1G95 104 690526 _ Pin - Float Hinge NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 104A 694918 O Pin - Float Hinge inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 105 231855 O Valve - Float Needle 105A 694922 O Valve - Float Needle 54
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271730 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 311707 , TYPE NUMBER 0125 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO , NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 305 690960 Screw ( Blower HOUsing ) 797 693167 Nut ( Brush Retainer ) 306 690499 Shield - Cylinder 801 691429 Cap - dDriveng - 307 691003 Screw ( Cylinder Shield ) 802 691286 Cap - Eni Motor - Starter 803 693757 Hous Starter 309 69355123 310 6903 Screw ( _ ; tarter Motor ) 830 691095 Stud Rocker Arm ) 311 497608 Brush Set 842 691870 • DpsticW'rube Sea 333 495859 Armature - Magneto 847 496415 Dipstick / Tube Assembly 334 691061 Screw ( Armature Magneto ) 851 692424 Terminal - Spark Plug 337 491055 Spark Plug 868 690968 * + Seal - Valveg - 344 693675 Screw ( Cable Clamp ) 871 690969 Bushlnn Gulde 875 696129 Base - Air Cleaner 358 6901893 Engine Gasket Set 363 1920 Flywhasi Puller 877 393456 Wire - Connector / Alternator 369 6954228 Spring - Float Bowl 883 692236 • Gasket - rExhaust 383 8983 Wrench - Spark Plug 914 690960 Screw ( Rocke Cover ) 404 691691 Washer ( Governor Crank ) 934 691058 , Screw ( Fan Retainer ) 445 496894 Filter - Air Cleaner Cartridge 947 497672 Solenoid - Fuel 462 691261 Washer ( Brush Retainer ) 947A 695423 Solenoid - Fuel Knob - Air Cleaner 950 691657 Screw - Float Bowl 467 6916683 474 69106 Alternator 950A 695407 Screw - Float Bowl 503 691532 Strap - Starter 967 272403 FUter - pre Cleaner 505 691251 Nut ( Governor Controt Lever ) 956 691332 Cover - Air Cteanerer 510 693699 Drive - Starter 971 692129 Screw Air Clean Base ) 513 692024 Clutch - Drive 975 495933 Bow _ - Foat 523 692014 Dipstick 975A 695417 Bowl - Float 524 29137098 • Seat - Dipstick Tube 977 690192 Set - Carburetor Gasketet 525 6913 Tube - Dipstick 977A 695428 Set - Carburetor Gask 544 692034 Armature - Starter 987 691326 O Seal - Throttle Shaft 552 491986 Bushing - Governor Lever 987A 690998 O SeaI . ThrotSe Shaftd 562 691119 Boft ( GoverP , or Control Lever ) 996 690675 Ce , rburetor ShieL 579 691029 Nut ( Starter Cable ) 1005 695492 Fan - Flywheel 601 6951622O Clamp - Hose 1006 690452 Retainer - Fan 614 691 Pin - Cotter 1019 690180 Kit - Label 616 692012 Crank - Governor 1022 272475 , ÷ G _ , sket - Rocker Cover 617 692138 • O - Ring Seal ( Intake Man8old ) 1023 692492 Cover - Rockerntake ) 633 695414 Seal - Choke / Throttle Shaft 1026 692003 Rod - Push ( I 634 690801 Seat - Spring Assembly 692011 Rod - Push ( Exhaust ) ( Manual Choke ) 1029 691751 Arm - Rockerh 634A 690802 Q Seal - Spring Assembly 1034 690822 Guide - Pus Rod _ Choke - A - Matlc ) 1036 695700 Label - Emissionsh 635 691909 Boot - Spark Plug 1051 691265 Retainer - Brus 668 691500 Spacer 1058 274789 Owner's Manual • Seal - Governor Shaft 1090 691293 Retainer - Brush 691 692407272 692 369057 Spring - Detent 1091 691333 Cap - Llmiterket 697 690 Screw ( Drive Cap ) 1095 690190 Valve Gas Set 711 69070359 Screw ( Carburetor Shield ) 1119 691183 Screw ( Alternator ) 718 5909 Pin - Locating RPM Settings : Low Speed : 1900 - 210000 727 490324 Cover - Starter Drive High Speed : 3000 - 32 729 691335 Clip - Wire • Included In Eng } ns Gasket Set , Key . No . 729A 69122402 Clip - Wire n358cluded 732 6910 Screw ( Starter Drive Cover ) _ I in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Key . 733 69165884 Screw ( Crankshaft Extension ) No . 121and121Arburetor 741 6912 Gear - Timing : 1 : Included in Ca Gasket Set , Key . 757 6917142339 Link - Counterweight No . 977 and 977Ae 758 692412 Counterweight + Included in Valv Gasket Sat , Key . No , 759 69 Pin - Counterweight 1095ll 761 6910961337 Screw ( Counterweight NOTE : A component dimensions given in U . S . 783 693720 Gear - P n on inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 789 69 Herness - W _ lrlng 789A 695050 Harness - wiring 55
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114138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
114130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
114532158112 Keeper belt rear lh stl p930
11517060620 Screw
12145660 Clip tinnerman grille p / l
13172107X010 Panel, assembly, slkscr dash r.h.
142175702 Plate . reinforcement
143186689 Bracket swaybar chassis
144175582 Bracket pnt footrest stlt
145409167 Rod pivot chassis/hood
159155123X428 Cupholder stltl black
17144983X558 Hood asssembly
18532126938 Bumper hood
2176554 Drawbar
206170165 Shoulder bolt
20717670508 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
20817670608 Screw thdrol 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
211145212 Hex nut
212165919 Lens insert
2519131312 Washer
26STD541437 Nut
28178987X558 Grille with lens assembly
29155217X599 Grille lens
317000612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
30192812X558 Fend/ftrest
31139976 Bracket support
3717490508 Screw
38175710 Pivot bracket assembly, rear
5155272 Hood bumper
5173800400 Locknut
5219091416 Washer
53145201 Bracket
54161464 Screw, spiderloc hex hd #8 x 7/8
55145202 Bracket
57STD522507 Bolt, fin hex 1/4-20 unc x .75
60STD533707 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 3/4
64154798 Lower Bracket assembly, clutch, mounting evx
74STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
9199928 Dash
1N/P Transaxle, peerless 206-545c (see breakdown)(pe...
10STD561210 Pin, cotter
11105701X Washer
1125479J Plug
112177257 Owner's manual, spanish
112177256 Owner's manual, english
112169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
112184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
112184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
112100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
112138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
112130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
11219091210 Washer
113127285X Strap
11672110610 Bolt
1374550412 Bolt
14STD551125 Washer lock hvy helical
14574490540 Hex flange bolt
150165850 Bushing . bell
15119133210 Washer
156166002 Serrated washer
158165589 Shift
159183900 Hub tapered flange shift lt
16STD541431 Nut lock hx with ins 5/16-18 x gr. 5
16172140406 T bolt
16273680400 Locknut
16374780416 Bolt hex fin 1/4-20 unc x 1 grade 5
16419091210 Washer 5/8 x .281 x 10 ga
165165623 Bracket pivot lever
166166880 Screw 5/16 - 18 x 5/8 tt yellow
168165492 Bolt . shoulder
169165580 Plate . fastener
170178394 Keeper belt transaxle gear
18STD523710 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
19STD541437 Nut
197169613 Snap nyliner
198169593 Washer
2146682 Spring return brake t / a zinc
20272110612 Bolt
21106933X Knob
22130804 Rod , brake
24STD541237 Nut
25106888X Spring rod
26STD551037 Washer
27STD561210 Pin
28145204 Rod
2971673 Plunger cap
3123666X Pulley
30169592 Bracket tran
32STD523107 Bolt
34155071 Shaft assembly pedal foot lt/stlt
35120183X Bearing
36STD551062 Washer
37STD571810 Roll pin
38173438 Pulley, idler, flat
39STD523727 Bolt
41099 Ring, retainer
404470J Spacer
41165838 Keeper , belt
4219131312 Washer
47139245 Pulley, idler, v-groove, plastic
48154407 Cl bellcrank
49123205X Retainer
5121520X Strap, pnt torque 30 degree blk
50STD523715 Bolt
51STD541437 Nut crown lock 3/8-16 unc
52STD541431 Nut crown lock 5/16-18 unc
53105710X Link
55105709X Spring
56STD523712 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 x 1-1/4
57138255 V-belt, ground drive
59169691 Keeper . belt
617060512 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 3/4 tytt
6117000612 Screw-3/8-16 x 3/4
628883R Pedal cover
63140186 Pulley engine cl mechanism 38 deg lt/yt
64173937 Bolt, hex 7/16-20 x 4 grade 5
65STD551143 Washer
66154778 Keeper - belt
70134683 Keeper
7219132012 Washer
74137057 Spacer
75121749X Washer
76STD581075 E-ring
77123583X Square key
78121748X Washer
79STD580025 Key woodruff
8165866 Rod shift fender adjust stlt
80145090 Shift arm
81165592 Cross shaft
82165711 Shift spring
8319171216 Washer
84166231 Link . transaxle
85150360 Nut
89158391X428 Shift console
90124346X Nut
96STD624003 Retainer spring 1"
05479J Plug
0177257 Owner's manual, spanish
0177256 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1400302 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
2195673 Axle assembly stmp dropped stl
22165857 Screw, hex wash head torx
23165851 Shaft, assembly pittman
25154406 Bracket, steering
26126847X Bushing
27136874 Sector gear
2819131416 Washer
2917000612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
3169840 Left Spindle assembly left hand
30STD561210 Pin cotter
32192757 Rod, tie
36155106 Bushing, steering
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38139769 Insert, cap steering wheel, standard, black
3919133812 Washer, 25/32 x 1-1/4 x 16 guage
4169839 Spindle assembly right hand
40STD541537 Nut lock center 3/8-24 unf
41186737 Adaptor, steering wheel
42145054X428 Steering boot
43121749X Washer
44153721 Extension shaft steering lr.lt
46121232X Cap
476855M Zerk grease fitting
56266H Thrust bearing use 1 or 2 as required
51STD541431 Nut lock hex w/ins. 5/16-18 unc
54STD523112 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/4
6121748X Washer
62167902 Steer . as kit
63STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr 5
65160367 Spacer bracket
66154404 Bearing - arm
6772110618 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 x 2-1/4
68169827 Axle brace
719272016 Washer
7919132012 Washer
812000029 Ring
8074950612 Bolt hex nylon 3/8-16 x 3/4
82199978 Bracket susp. chassis front
85133835 Fastener
93366R Bearing
05479J Plug
0177257 Owner's manual, spanish
0177256 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1170545 Control, throttle paddle
13272293 Gasket
14148456 Plug drain oil easy drain
16STD551231 Washer
217720408 Screw, hex head, thread cutting 1/4-20 x 5/8
23169837 Shield thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
29137180 Kit spark arrester (flat screen)
3N/P Engine, briggs model 311707-0125-e1 (see breakd...
31109202X Fuel tank
32140527 Cap assembly, fuel sears, vented
33123487X Clamp hose
37137040 Fuel line
38181654 Plug oil drain easy
4137352 Muffler
40532124028 Bushing, snap, fuel line
4417670412 Screw, hex washer head, thread, roll. 1/4-20 x 3/4
4517000612 Screw
4619091416 Washer
62STD551131 Washer, lock
72192334 Screw
7817060620 Screw
81STD541425 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
05479J Plug
0177257 Owner's manual, spanish
0177256 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1401043 Seat
10195530 Pan pnt seat
11166369 Adjustment knob . seat
12121246X Bracket
13121248X Bushing
1472050412 Bolt, rdhd sht nk 1/4 - 20 x 1 - 1/2
15134300 Spacer
16121250X Spring
1773680400 Nut lock 1/4 lge flg gr 5 zinc
2140551 Bracket pivot
21171852 Bolt
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
919131612 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 ga
05479J Plug
0177257 Owner's manual, spanish
0177256 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1156368 Decal, fender stlt oper inst english/spanish
10156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
12146046 Decal, v-belt, drive, schematic
13177255 Decal, lower dash
14160396 Decal v-belt schematic 42" eng
2171760 Decal replcmnt sears
20149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
3171696 Decal hood rh craftsman
4171697 Decal hood lh craftsman
5176680 Decal, hp engine
6133644 Decal maintance customer sears domestic
7177253 Decal hood side l71000 lt
8172331 Decal mower srs heavy duty 12 ga
9163204 Decal, fender, craftsman
05479J Plug
0177257 Owner's manual, spanish
0177256 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
159192 Valve cap
107152J Tube
11104757X428 Hub . axle cap
265139 Valve stem
3122073X Tire f ts 15 x 6 0 - 6 service
459904 Tube
5106732X624 Rim assembly 6" front white service
6278H Fitting
79040H Flange bearing
8106108X624 Rim assembly 8" rear white service
9125833X Tire r ts 20 x 10-8 service
05479J Plug
0177257 Owner's manual, spanish
0177256 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1159460 Wire assembly inner/spring with plunger lt
11151141 Link assembly lift l.h.
12151140 Link assembly lift r.h.
13STD624008 Retainer spring
15173288 Link front susp.
16STD541250 Nut jam hex 1/2-13 unc
17175689 Trunnion blk zinc
1873680800 Nut lock w/wsh 1/2-13 unc
19139868 Arm suspension
2159471 Assembly line shaft
20163552 Clip, hairpin (standard hardware-purchase locally)
3105767X Pin
31169865 Bearing . pivot
3273540600 Crownlock nut
4STD581062 E ring #5133-62
519211621 Washer
6120183X Bearing
7125631X Grip
8125925X Button plunger read
1176027 Mower deck assembly, 42"
10140296 Washer
1015479J Plug
101177257 Owner's manual, spanish
101177256 Owner's manual, english
101169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
101184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
101184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
101100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
101138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
101130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
101198383 Mulch plate
10271081010 Screw
10319061216 Washer
104STD551110 Washer, lock
105160793 Assembly b latch
1062029J Nut weld .327/.304 no. 10-24
11134149 Blade
111181040 Bracket gauge wheel lh
112181040 Bracket gauge wheel rh
11317060514 Screw tapping 5/16-18 unc
114STD541431 Nut keps 5/16-18 unc
115872110504 Bolt carr 5/16-unc x 1/2
1164898H Shoulder bolt
117165746 Gauge wheel
11873930600 Locknut
119STD551037 Washer 3/8 x 7/8 x 4 ga.
121143723 Bracket
12919131312 Washer
13137646 Shaft assembly, mandrel, vented (includes key n...
130STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
131STD533710 Bolt, rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
14128774 Housing
142165890 Arm spring b
143157109 Idler bracket
144158634 Keeper belt
145173437 Pulley idler flat
146171977 Carriage bolt
147131335 Spring
148169022 Spring idler
149165898 Retainer spring yellow zinc
15110485X Bearing
150STD551025 Washer 9/32 x 3/4 x 16 ga.
151169670 Clutch bracket
152175067 Cable clutch 42 in
153169674 Flat washer
154169675 Spring retainer
155169671 Spring retention lvr clutch cable
156169672 Spacer
157169669 Clutch rod
15817720408 Screw hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8
159STD533717 Bolt rdhd sqn 3/8-16 unc x 3/4
16174493 Stripper, vented mower deck
18STD533106 Bolt, carraige 5/16-18 x 5/8
19132827 Bolt shoulder
2STD533107 Bolt
20159770 Vortex baffle
21STD541431 Nut crownlock 5/16-18 unc
22177563 Stiffener bracket
23177563 Bracket, deflector
24105304X Cap
25123713X Spring
26110452X Push nut
27130968 Shield, deflector
2819111016 Washer
29131491 Rod , hinge
3138017 Bracket
30173984 Screw thdrol washer head
31187690 Washer, spacer
32173436 Pulley, mandrel
33139729 Nut, toplock, flanged
34STD533717 Bolt
35133835 Fastener
36173438 Pulley, idler, flat
37STD551037 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 ga.
4165460 Sway bracket
40STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
44140088 Guard
45STD624003 Retainer
46137729 Screw
48133944 Washer
49174284 Cam roller
5STD624008 Retainer spring
50131340 Bolt
51STD541410 Locknut
52139888 Bolt
53184907 Arm assembly, pad, brake
54178515 Washer, hardened
55155046 Arm idler 42" mower lt/yt
56165723 Spacer . retainer
59141043 Guard
6130832 Arm, suspension, rear
67149846 Knob, deluxe 1/2-13
68144959 Belt
8850857 Bolt blade
9SDTD551137 Washer, lock
92STD541437 Nut
1772147 Cover
10784378 Shift rod and fork
11778334 Bevel gear (30 teeth)
12778309 Input bevel pinion (13 teeth)
13778368 Gear
14778368 Gear
15778370 Ring gear
150788093A Sealer
157788088A Oil seal 3/4"
17786188 Drive pin
18786102 Spacer
180730229B Gear oil 80w90
2780086A Needle bearing
20792077A Ball
21792078 Screw
22792079 Spring
25792073A Screw
25A792177 Screw 1/4-20 x 1-3/8"
26792125 Retaining ring
27STD582062 Retaining ring
28STD582056 Retaining ring
29780072 Washer
29A780160 Washer
29B780051 Washer
29C780199 Washer
3770128A Transaxle case
30780108 Washer
31780001 Washer
31A780195 Washer
32788083 Oil seal 5/8"
34780194 Bushing
35780193 Bushing
35A780197 Bushing
36790075 Brake, disc
37790007 Plate
38799021 Brake pads
39786026 Dowel pin 5/16" x 3/4"
4776395 Countershaft
40792076A Washer
41A790079 Lever brake
42792073A Screw
42A792085A Screw
43STD541431 Locknut 5/16-24
44790025 Holder, brake pad
45786066 Spacer
46786086 Bracket
47774690 Axle
48774691 Axle
49778356 Spur gear
5776409 Output shaft
50778338 Spur gear (27 teeth)
51778354 Spur gear (23 teeth)
52778352 Spur gear
53778350 Spur gear (16 teeth)
54778346 Spur gear
56778355 Spur gear (11 teeth)
57778337 Spur gear
58778353 Spur gear
59778351 Spur gear (21 teeth)
6778364 Spur gear
60778349 Spur gear
61778345 Spur gear
65780189 Washer
66776422 Input shaft
67776396 Brake shaft
69792170 Retaining ring
6A778369 Spur gear
7778330 Spur gear
70786187 Spacer
71788069 Seal
71B788092 Ooo ring
76780090 Washer
77788078A Retaining ring
79792144 Spring
8792180A Shift key
82778333 Bevel and spur gear (30 and 13 teeth)
83778338 Spur gear (27 teeth)
85792154 Plug
87788089A Oil seal 9/16"
8ASTD580025 Woodruff key #9
9784352 Collar
900794691 Replacement mst-206 -545c transaxle