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Owner's Manual ELECTRIC START 42 " MOWER 6 SPEED TRANSAXLE LAWN TRACTOR Model No . 917.271811 • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance ° Repair Parts . , F - T - _ This product has a low emission engine which operates differently III I tll from previously built engines . Before you start the engine , read and understandthis Owner's Manual . For answers to your questions CAUTION : about this product , Call : Read and follow all 1 - 800 - 659 - 5917 Safety Rules and Instructions Sear • Craft • men Help Line 5 am - 5 pm , Mon - Sat before operating this equip - ment . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 visit our Craftsman website : www . sears . com / craftsman
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Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Repair Pads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Parts Ordering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover LIMITED TWO YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT PARTS For two ( 2 ) years from the date of purchase , if this Craftsman Riding Equipment is maintained , lubricated and tuned up according to the instructions in the owner's manual , Sears will repair or replace , free of charge , any paris found to be defective in material or workmanship . Warranty service is available free of charge by taking your Craftsman riding 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 . 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 but not limited to , electdcal 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 contained in the owner's manual . • Engine ( fuel system ) cleaning or repairs caused by fuel determined to be contami - nated 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 purchase , if any battery included with this riding equipment proves defective in material or workmanship and our testing determines the battery will not hold a charge , Sears will replace the battery at no charge . War - ranty 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 - 800 - 4oMY - HOME This Warrantygives you specificlegal dghts , and you may also have other rights which may vary from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , 19 / 817 WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179
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IMPORTANT : This cutting machine is capable of amputating hands and feet and throwing objects . Failure to observe the following safety instructions could result in serious injury or death . I . GENERAL OPERATION II . SLOPE OPERATION • Read , understand , and follow all Slopes are a major factor related to loss - of - instructions in the manual and on the control and tipover accidents , which can result in severe injury or death . All slopes machine before starting . require extra caution . If you cannot back up • Only allow responsible adults , who are the slope or if you feel uneasy on it , do not familiar with the instructions , to operate mow it . the machine . • 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 ob - • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - stacles . lutely necessary . Always look down • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear and behind before and while backing . so that you will not have to stop or shift • Be aware of the mower discharge while on the slope . direction and do not point it at anyone . • Follow the manufacturer's recommen - Do not operate the mower without dations for wheel weights or counter - either the entire grass catcher or the weights to improve stability . guard in place . • Use extra care with grass catchers or • Slow down before turning . other attachments . These can change • Never leave a running machine the stability of the machine . unattended . Always turn off blades , set • Keep all movement on the slopes s / ow parking brake , stop engine , and and gradual . Do not make sudden remove keys before dismounting . changes in speed or direction . • Turn off blades when not mowing . • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If • Stop engine before removing grass tires lose traction , disengage the catcher or unclogging chute . blades and proceed slowly straight • Mow only in daylight or good artificial down the slope . light . DO NOT : • Do not operate the machine while under the influence of alcohol or drugs . • Do not rum on slopes unless neces - • Watch for traffic when operating near or sary , and then , turn slowly and gradu - crossing roadways . ally downhill , if possible . • Use extra care when loading or • Do not mow near drop - offs , ditches , or unloading the machine into a trailer or embankments . The mower could truck . suddenly turn over if a wheel is over • Data indicates that operators , age 60 the edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge years and above , are involved in a caves in . large percentage of riding mower - • Do not mow on wet grass . Reduced related injuries . These operators traction could cause sliding . should evaluate their ability to operate • Do not try to stabilize the machine by the riding mower safely enough to putting your foot on the ground . protect themselves and others from • Do not use grass catcher on steep serious injury . slopes .
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• Never run a machine inside a closed III . CHILDREN area . Tragiacccidenctsanoccuirftheoperator • Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade isnot alert to the presence of children . attachment bo _ ts , 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 remain where Check their proper operation regularly . 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 . storing . • Be alert and turn machine off if children • Stop and inspect the equipment if you enter the area . stdke an object . Repair , if necessary , • Before end when backing , look behind before restarting . and down for small children . • Never make adjustments or repairs with • Never carry children . They may fall off the engine running . and be seriously injured or interfere • Grass catcher components are subject with safe machine operation . to wear , damage , and detedoration , • 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 manufacturer's 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 use extra caution when servicing them . and other fuels . They are flammable 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 unJess abso - not across . lutely necessary . Always look down • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree and behind before and while backing . limbs , etc . • Never carry children . They may fall off • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . and be sedously injured or interfere Uneven terrain could overturn the with safe machine operation . machine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . • Keep children out of the mowing areaher and under the watchful care of anot responsible adult . 4
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• Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so , _ CAUTION : Tow only the attachments that you will not have to stop or shift that are recommended by and rcomplyer while on the slope . with specifications of the manufactu of • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If your tractor . Use common sense when tires lose traction , disengage the blades towing . Operate only at the lowest and proceed slowly straight down the possible speed when on a slope . Too 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 turn 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 _ bLook for this symbol to point out known to the State of California to cause important safety precautions . It means cancer and birth defects or other repro - CAUTION ! ! ! BECOMEALERT ! ! ! YOUR ductive harm . SAFETY IS INVOLVED . _ IWARNING : Battery posts , terminals _ L 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 . _ i CAUTION : Do not coast down a hill in neutral , you may lose control of the tractor . 5
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Should you experience any problem you GASOLINE 3.5 GALLONS cannot easily remedy , please contact a _ ; o _ , _ sor other qualified service center . CAPACITY UNLEADED We have competent , welFtrained techni - ANDTYPE : REGULAR cians and the proper tools to service or OILTYPE SAE 30 ( ABOVE 32 ° 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 OIL CAPACITY : 3.0 PINTS and maintain your tractor properly . Always observe the " SAFETY SPARK PLUG : CHAMPION RJt9LM RULES " . Repair AGREEMENT 3AP : . 030 " ) OR J19LM A Repair Agreement is available on this GROUND SPEED FORWARD : product . Contact your nearest Sears store for details . ( MPH ) : 1sT 1.2 2 _ ° 1.5 CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES 3 " D 2,4 • Read and observe the safety rules . M H 3,5 • Follow a regular schedule in maintain - 5TM 4,8 ing , caring for and using your tractor . 6 TM 5.3 • Follow the instructions under " Mainte - REVERSE : 1.5 nance " and " Storage " sections of this TIRE PRESSURE : FRONT : 14 PSI owner's manual . REAR : 10 PSI _ WARNING : This tractor is equipped CHARGING 3 AMPS BATTERY with an internal combustion engine and SYSTEM : 5 AMPS HEADLIGHTS should not be used on or near any unimproved forest - covered , brush - BATTERY : AMP / HR : 30 covered or gress - covered land unless the MIN . CCA : 240 engine's exhaust system is equipped with CASE SIZE : U1 R a spark arrester meeting applicable local BLADE BOLT 27 - 35 FT . LBS . or state laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is TORQUE : used , it should be maintained in effective working order by the operator . In the state of California the above is CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a new tractor . It has been designed , required by law ( Section 4442 of the engineered and manufactured to give you California Public Resources Code ) . Other the best possible dependability and states may have similar laws . Federal performance . laws apply on federal lands . A spark arrester for the muffler is available through your nearest Sears service center ( See REPAIR PARTS section of this manual ) .
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Steering Wheel © ( 1 ) Hex Bolt Steedng ' _ ' f _ " 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 Wheel Insert ( 1 ) Large Flat Washer @ ( 1 ) Locknut 5 / 16 - 18 ( 1 ) Lockwasher 3 / 8 ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 4 Extension _ SteeringWheel Steering Steering Shaft _ , Adapter Boot ( 1 ) Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge _ ( 1 ) Knob Keys Slope Sheet Video Cassette ( 2 ) Keys 7
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Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely . Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness . Review the video cassette before you begin . TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY 6 . Assemble large fiat washer , 3 / 8 lock washer , 3 / 8 hex bolt and tighten A socket wrench set will make assembly securely . easier . Standard wrench sizes you need 7 . Snap steering wheel insert into center are listed below . of steering wheel . ( 1 ) 9 / 16 " wrench ( 2 ) I / 2 " wrench 8 . Remove protective materials from ( 1 ) Utility knife ( 1 ) Pliers tractor hood and grill . ( 1 ) Tire pressure gauge IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any When right or left hand is mentioned in staples in skid that may puncture tires this manual , it means , from your point of where tractor is to roll off skid . view , when you are in the operating Insert position ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . TO REMOVETRACTOR FROM 3 / 8 CARTON , _ Lockwasher UNPACK CARTON e Flat Washer 1 . Remove all accessible loose parts and parts cartons from carton . 2 . Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on all four comers of carton , and lay panels flat . 3 . Check for any additional loose parts or cartons and remove . BEFORE REMOVINGTRACTOR FROM SKID ATTACH STEERING WHEEL ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND BOOT 1 . Slide extension shaft onto lower steering shaft . Align mounting holes in extension and lower shafts and install 5 / 16 hex bolt and Iocknut . Tighten securely . 2 . Place tabs of steering boot over tab slots in dash and push down to HOWTO SET UPYOURTRACTOR secure . CHECK BATTERY INSTALL STEERING WHEEL 1 . Lift hood to raised position . 3 . Position front wheels of the tractor so NOTE : If this battery is put into service they are pointing straight forward . after month and year indicated on label 4 . Remove steering wheel adapter from ( label located between terminals ) charge steedng wheel and slide adapter onto battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 steering shaft extension . amps . ( See " BATTERY " in Maintenance 5 . Position steering wheel so cross bars section of this manual for charging are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide instructions ) . inside boot and onto adapter ,
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NOTE : You may now roll or drive your tractor off the skid . Follow the appropriate instruction below to remove the tractor Label from the skid . TO ROLLTRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Operation section for location and I - function of controls ) 1 . Press lift lever plunger and raise attachment lift lever to its highest position . 2 . Release parking brake by depressing clutch / brake pedal . INSTALL SEAT 3 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . Adjust seat before tightening adjustment 4 . Roll tractor forward off skid . knob . 5 . Remove banding holding deflector 1 . Remove adjustment knob and flat shield up against tractor . washer securing seat to cardboard packing and set aside for assembly of TO DRIVETRACTOR OFF SKID ( See seat to tractor . Operation section for location and 2 . Pivot seat upward and remove from function of controls ) the cardboard packing . Remove the _ WARNING : Before starting read , cardboard packing and discard . understand and follow all ins { ructions in 3 . Place seat on seat pan so head of the Operation section of this manual . Be shoulder bolt is positioned over large sure tractor is in a well - ventilated area . Be slotted hole in pan . sure the area in front of tractor is clear of 4 . Push down on seat to engage other people and objects . shoulder bolt in slot and pull seat 1 . Be sure all the above assembly steps towards rear of tractor . have been completed . 5 . Pivot seat and pan forward and 2 . Check engine oil level and fill fuel assemble adjustment knob and flat tank with gasoline . washer loosely . Do not tighten . 3 . Sit on seat in operating position , 6 . Lower seat into operating position and depress clutch / brake pedal and set sit in seat . the parking brake . 7 . Slide seat until a comfortable position 4 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) is reached which allows you to press position . clutch / brake pedal all the way down . 5 . Press lift lever plunger and raise 8 . Get off seat without moving its attachment lift lever to its highest position . adjusted position . 6 . Start the engine . After engine ihasdle 9 . Raise seat and tighten adjustment started , move throttle control to knob securely . position . Seat 7 . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position and hold . Move \ gearshift lever to 1st gear . 8 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal and Seat Pan _ - slowly drive tractor off skid . 9 . Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking brake and place gearshift lever in Bolt neutral position . 10 . Turn ignition key to " OFF " position . Continue with the instructions that follow . Flat
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CHECK TIRE PRESSURE INSTALL MULCHER PLATE ( If previously removed ) The tires on your tractor were overinflated at the factory for shipping purposes . 1 . Raise and hold deflector shield in Correct tire pressure is important for best upright position . cutting performance . 2 . Place front of mulcher plate over front • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in of mower deck opening and slide into " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section place , as shown . 3 . Hook front latch into hole on front of of this manual . mower deck . CHECK DECK LEVELNESS 4 . Hook rear latch into hole on back of For best cutting results , mower housing mower deck . should be properly leveled . See " TO , A _ CAUTION : Do not remove deflectorhield LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the shield from mower . Raise and hold s Service and Adjustments section of this when attaching mulcher plate and allow it manual , to rest on plate while in operation . CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF TO CONVERT TO BAGGING OR ALL BELTS DISCHARGING See the figures that are shown for Simply remove mulcher plate and store in replacing motion and mower blade drive a safe place . Your mower is now ready for belts in the Service and Adjustments discharging or installation of optional section of this manual . Verify that the belts grass catcher accessory . are routed correctly . NOTE : It is not necessary to change CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM blades . The mulcher blades are designed After you learn how to operate your for dischargirlg and ba ging also . tractor , check to see that the brake is Deflector / properly adjusted . See " TO ADJUST Mulcher Shield _ _ _ . BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . _ / Plate / _ Latch _ ' _ Hooks 10
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I / CHECKLIST Be ] ore you operate and enjoy your new tractor , we wish to assure that you receive the best performance and satisfaction from this quality product . Please review the following checklist : / All assembly instructions have been completed . , / No remaining loose parts in carton . , / Battery is propedy prepared and charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . 4 " Seat is adjusted comfortably and tightened securely . , / All tires are properly inflated . ( For shipping purposes , the tires were ovednflated at the factory ) . , / Be sure mower deck is properly leveled side - to - side / front - to - raar for best cutting results . ( Tires must be properly inflated for leveling ) . 1 / Check mower and drive belts . Be sure they are routed properly around pulleys and inside all belt keepers . , / Check wiring . See that all connections are still secure and wires are propedy clamped . While learning how to use your tractor , pay extra attention to the following important items : , / Engine oil is at proper level . , / Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , regular unleaded gasoline . 4 " Become familiar with all controls - their location and function . Operate them before you start the engine . , / Be sure brake system is in safe operat - ing condition . 11
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These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product . Learn and understand their meaning . BATFERY CAUTION OR REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW WARNING OIL PRESSURE LIGHTS ON OVER TEMP ENGINE ON ENGINE OFF LIGHT L FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWER LIFT LOCKEO _ r ' _ R N H L c ® _ [ ATTACHMENT REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW PARKING BRAKE CLUTCH ENGAGED KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS ATTACHMENT IGNITION CLUTCH DISENGAGED ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) FREEWHEEL DANGER , KEEPHANDSANDFEETAWAY ( Automat _ Modebon _ ) 12
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KNOWYOURTRACTOR READTHIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOURTRACTOR Comparethe illustrationswithyour tractorto familiarizeyourselfwiththe locationsof vadouscontrolsand adjustments . Save this manualforfuturereference , Attachment Lig _ Clutch Lever Ignition Switch Ammeter Switch Choke Control Lift Lever Throttle Attachment Control _ Clutch / Brake Pedal _ Height Adjustment Indicator ParkingBrake Gearshift Lever Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER : Used GEARSHIFT LEVER : Selects the speed to engage the mower blades , or other and direction of tractor . attachments mounted to your tractor , ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER : Used to LIGHT SWITCH : Turns the headlights on raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck and off . or other attachments mounted to your tractor . THROTTLE CONTROL : Used for starting and controlling engine speed . LIFT LEVER PLUNGER : Used to release CHOKE CONTROL : Used when starting attachment lift lever when changing its a cold engine . position . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL : Used for IGNITION SWITCH : Used for starting and declutching and braking the tractor and stopping the engine . starting the engine . AMMETER : Indicates battery charging PARKING BRAKE : Locks clutch / brake ( + ) or discharging ( . ) . pedal into the brake position . 13
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The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the I eyes , which can result in severe eye damage . Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your tractor or performing any adjustments or repairs . We recommend a wide vision safety mask over I spectacles , or standard safety glasses . HOWTO USEYOURTRACTOR • Turn ignition key to = OFF " position and remove key . Always remove key when TO SET PARKING BRAKE leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized Your tractor is equipped with an operator use . presence sensing switch . When engine • Never use choke to stop engine . is running , any attempt by the operator to IMPORTANT : Leaving the ignition switch leave the seat without first setting the in any position other than " OFF " will cause parking brake will shut off the engine . the battery to be discharged , ( dead ) . 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full NOTE : Under certain conditions when " BRAKE " position and hold . tractor is standing idle with the engine 2 . Place parking brake lever in " EN - running , hot engine exhaust gases may GAGED " position and release cause " browning " of grass . To eliminate pressure from clutch / brake pedal . this possibility , always stop engine when Pedal should remain in " BRAKE " stopping tractor on grass areas . position • Make sure parking brake will hold tractor secure . , _ CAUTION : Always stop tractor completely , as described above , before Choke Attachment Clutch Lever leaving the operator's position ; to empty Control " Engaged " Position grass catcher , etc . _ - - _ = _ . _ fgnition Key TO USE THROTTLE CONTROL Thrott , o \ / O , aengaoed " Always operate engine at full throttle . Control _ _ _ _ Position • Operating engine at less than full throttle reduces the battery charging Clutch / Brake \ _ ' , , \ \ - rate . Pedal , , Orive - - _ , _ _ _ 3 ' _ Jp _ nigtaged • Full throttle offers the best bagging and mower performance . TO USE CHOKE CONTROL Use choke control whenever you are Gearshift starting a cold engine . Do not use to start • Disengaged " " Brake ' Lever a warm engine . Position Position • To engage choke control , pull knob out . STOPPING Slowly push knob in to disengage • TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACK - MOWER BLADES - WARD • To stop mower blades , move attachment The direction and speed of movement is clutch lever to " DISENGAGED " position . controlled by the gearshift lever . GROUND DRIVE - 1 . Start tractor with clutch / brake pedal • To stop ground drive , depress clutch / depressed and gearshift lever in brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position . neutral ( N ) position . • Move gearshift lever to neutral ( N ) 2 . Move gearshift lever to desired position . position . 3 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal to ENGINE - start movement . • Move throttle control to slow position . IMPORTANT ; Bring tractor to a complete NOTE ; Failure to move throttle control to stop before shifting or changing gears . slow position and allowing engine to idle Failure to do so will shorten the useful life before stopping may cause engine to of your transaxle . " backfire " . 14
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TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT TO OPERATE MOWER Your tractor is equipped with an operator The position of the attachment lift lever determines the cutting height . presence sensing switch , Any attempt by the operator to leave the seat with the • Grasp lift lever . • Press plunger with thumb and move engine running and the attachment clutch lever to desired position , engaged will shut off the engine . The cutting height range is approxi - 1 . Select desired height of cut . 2 . Stad mower blades by engaging mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " . The heights are attachment clutch control . measured from the ground to the blade tip TO STOP MOWER BLADES - with the engine not running . These heights are approximate and may vary disengage attachment clutch control depending upon soil conditions , height of _ , CAUTION : Do not operate the mower grass and types of grass being mowed . without either the entire grass catcher , on • The average lawn should be out to mowers so equipped , or the deflector approximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the shield in place . cool season and to over 3 inches during hot months . For healthier and Attachment Clutch Attachment Lift Lever better looking lawns , mow often and High Position after moderate growth . Position • For best cutting performance , grass over 6 inches in height should be mowed twice . Make the first cut Low Position Position relatively high ; the second to desired height . TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS Gauge wheels are properly adjusted when they are slightly off the ground when mower is at the desired cutting height in operating position . Gauge wheels then keep the deck in proper position to help prevent scalping in most terrain conditions . TO OPERATE ON HILLS NOTE : Adjust gauge wheels with tractor _ kCAUTION : 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 not drive across any slope . A slope guide ( See ' q'O ADJUST MOWER CUTTING at the back of your manual is provided for HEIGHT " in the Operation section of your use . this manual ) . • Choose the slowest speed before 2 . With mower in desired height of cut starting up or down hills . position , gauge wheels should be • Avoid stopping or changing speed on assembled so they are slightly off the hills . ground . Install gauge wheel in • If slowing is necessmy , move throttle appropriate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / control lever to slower position . 8 washer , and 3 / 8 - 16 Iocknut and • If stopping is absolutely necessary , tighten securely . push clutch / brake pedal quickly to 3 . Repeat for opposite side installing brake position and engage parking gauge wheel in same adjustment hole . brake . • Move gearshift lever to lstgear . Be GaugeWheel _ _ - _ - J3 sure you have allowed room for tractor to roll slightly as you restart movement . Bracket " _ , _ _ _ ) . _ / _ _ • To restart movement , slowly release parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . • Make all turns slowly . 3 / 8 Washer J Shoulder 15
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TO TRANSPORT ADD GASOLINE • Fill fuel tank . Use fresh , clean , regular • Raise attachment lift to highest position with attachment lift control . unleaded gasoline with a minimum of 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline will • _ hen pushing or towing your tractor , increase carbon and lead oxide be sure gearshift lever is in neutral ( N ) position . deposits and reduce valve life ) . Do not • Do not push or tow tractor at more than mix oil with gasoline . Purchase fuel in five ( 5 ) MPH . quantities that can be used within 30 NOTE : To protect hood from damage days to assure fuel freshness . IMPORTANT : When operating in tem - when transporting your tractor on a truck or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and peratures below 32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , secured to tractor . Use an appropriate clean winter grade gasoline to help means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , insure good cold weather starting . _ WARNING : Experience indicates that etc . ) . TOWING CARTS AND OTHER ATTACH - alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or MENTS using ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture which leads to separation and Tow only the attachments that are formation of acids during storage . Acidic recommended by and comply with gas can damage the fuel system of an specifications of the manufacturer of your engine while in storage . To avoid engine tractor . Use common sense when towing . problems , the fuel system should be Too heavy of a load , while on a slope , is emptied before storage of 30 days or dangerous . Tires can lose traction with longer . Drain the gas tank , start the the ground and cause you to lose control engine and let it run until the fuel lines of your tractor . and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE next season . See Storage Instructions for CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL additional information . Never use engine or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel The engine in your tractor has been tank or permanent damage may occur . shipped , from the factory , already filled _ I = CAUTION : Fill to bottom of gas tank with summer weight oil . filler neck . Do not overfill . Wipe off any 1 . Check engine oil with tractor on level spilled oil or fuel . Do not store , spill or use ground . gasoline near an open flame . 2 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe clean , reinsert the dipstick and screw cap tight , wait for a few seconds , remove and read oil level . If neces - saw , add oil until " FULL " mark on dipstick is reached . Do not overfill . • For cold weather operation you should change oil for easier starting { See " OIL VISCOSITY CHART " in the Mainte - nance section of this manual ) . • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - nance section in this manual . 16
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COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and TOSTARTENGINE below ) W ; ' Jenstadingthe engine for the firsttime or if 7 . When engine starts , slowly push the engine has run ou _ offuel _ twi _ take extra choke control in until the engine crankingtime to movefuel from the tank to the begins to run smoothly . Continue to engine . push the choke control in small steps 1 . Sit on seat in operating position , allowing the engine to accept small depress clutch / brake pedal and set changes in speed and load , until thee parking brake . choke control is fully in . If the engin 2 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) starts to run roughly , pull the choke position . control out slightly for a few seconds 3 . Move attachment clutch to " DiSEN - and then continue to push the control GAGED " position . in slowly . This may require an engine 4 . Move throttle control to fast position warm - up period from several seconds 5 . Pull choke control out for a cold to several minutes , depending on the engine start attempt . For a warm temperature . engine start attempt the choke control • The attachments can be used during may not be needed . the engine warm - up period and may NOTE : Before starting , read the warm and require the choke control be pulled out cold starting procedures below . slightly . 6 . Insert key into ignition and turn key NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 clockwise to " START " position and feet ) or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) release key as soon as engine starts . the carburetor fue _ mixture may need to Do not run starter continuously for be adjusted for best engine performance . more than fifteen seconds per minute . See ' q'O ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the If the engine does not start after Service end Adjustments section of this several attempts , push choke control manual in , wait a few minutes and try again , if engine still does not start , pull the choke control out and retry . WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and above ) 7 . When engine starts , slowly push choke control in until the engine begins to run smoothly . If the engine starts to run roughly , pull the choke control out slightly for a few seconds and then continue to push the control in slowly . • The attachments and ground drive can now be used . If the engine does not accept the load , restart the engine and allow it to warm up for one minute using the choke as described above . 17
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MOWINGTIPS MULCHING MOWINGTIPS • Mower should be properly leveled for IMPORTANT : For best performance , best mowing performance . See " eTO keep mower housing free of built - up grass LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in th and trash . Clean after each use . Service and Adjustments section of this • The special mulching blade will recur manual . the grass clippings many times and • The left hand side of mower should be reduce them in size so that as they fall used for trimming . onto the lawn they will disperse into the • Drive so that clippings are discharged grass and not be noticed . Also , the onto the area that has been cut . Have mutohed grass will biodegrade quickly the cut area to the right of the machine . to provide nutrients for the lawn . This will result in a more even distribu - Always mulch with your highest engine tion of clippings and more uniform ( blade ) speed as this will provide the cutting . best recutting action of the blades . • When mowing large areas , start by • Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . turning to the right so that clippings will Wet grass tends to form clumps and discharge away from shrubs , fences , interferes with the mulching action . The driveways , etc . After one or two best time to mow your lawn is the early rounds , afternoon . At this time the grass has mow in the opposite direction making dried and the newly cut area will not be left hand turns until finished exposed to the direct sun . • If grass is extremely tall , it should be • For best results , adjust the mower mowed twice to reduce load and cutting height so that the mower cuts off possible fire hazard from dried clip - only the top one - third of the grass pings . Make first cut relatively high ; the blades . For extremely heavy mulching , second to the desired height . reduce your width of cut on each pass • Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet and mow slowly . grass will plug mower and leave • Certain types of grass and grass undesirable clumps . Allow grass to dry conditions may require that an area be before mowing . mulched a second time to completely • Always operate engine at full throttle hide the clippings . When doing a when mowing to assure better mowing second cut , mow across or perpendicu - performance and proper discharge of lar to the first cut path . material . Regulate ground speed by • Change your cutting pattern from eweekk to week . Mow north to south one we selecting a low enough gear to give the mower the best cutting performance as then change to east to west the next well as the quality of cut desired . week . This will help prevent matting • When operating attachments , select a and graining of the lawn . ground speed that will suit the terrain and give best performance of the Max 1 / 3 attachment being used . 18
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AS YOU COMPLETE lllllm CheCk Operator Presence and T _ nterlockSystems I / ChecfkorLoosFeasteners t / I / 7 t / Sharpen / ReplaCe Mower Blades II _ 4 Lubrication Chart II _ I _ T ChsckBatteryLevel I _ e R Ch _ anBatter ! andTerminals t / ' I _ CheckTransaxleCooling I1 _ AdjuSt Blade Belt ( s ) Tension Ks AdjustMotionDriveBeR ( s ) Tension ! / s 1 CheckEngine _ I Level I _ ( I / Change Engine Oil _ . _ . 3 Clean Air Screen ( _ / 2 i lean Air Filt _ 1 _ 2 Inspect Muffler / Spark Arrester I _ Replace Oil Filter ( If equipped ) l _ t2 N C _ ean Engine Cooling Fins Ii / / z Rep _ CSepa , Pkl _ q / t / Replace Air Filter Paper Carlddge 11 _ 2 Replace Fuel FiRef 1 - C _ ge mc * _ ¢ at _ whim operMtng und4r a heavy _ oad = kl high amb4ml temper _ u , _ = . S . fl eq _ F _ 4d v * * J _ hadjua _ b _ sys * _ tt . 2 - _ ¢ e more oR _ ' l when op _ a _ g kl direr or du _ y co _ ddlor _ 0 * NOl r _ rIKI Heq _ wit _ m _ Jntena _ J = free belfry . 3 * rlequipped _ th _ flr _ . , _ o _ every 50 h , our _ 7 . Tl _ f _ : _ _ e phot bo _ Io _ I _ os m _ , , num 4 . RepUte biaci _ a more of _ r , whe _ rno , , , _ _ n _ andy soil DO r _ ov _ tigP , te _ LUBRICATION CHART GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS The warranty on this tractor does not cover Zerk Zerk items that have been subjected to operator abuse or negligence . To receive full value ( _ Front _ ) Wheel from the warranty , operator must maintain tractor as instructed in this manual . Bearing Bearing Zerk Zerk Some adjustments will need to be made periodically to properly maintain your tractor . _ ) Engine All adjustments in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual should be checked at _ east once each season . • Once a year you should replace the spark plug , clean or replace air filter , andw : _ _ - " Gearshift check blades and be _ tsfor wear . A ne - . . . . . Pivots spark plug and clean air filter assure SAE 30 or 10w30 motor oil proper air - fuel mixture and help your _ ) General Purpose Grease engine run better and last longer . @ Refer to Maintenance = ENGINE " BEFORE EACH USE Section 1 . Check engine oil level . IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the 2 . Check brake operation . pivot points which have special nylon 3 . Check tire pressure . bearings . Viscous lubricants will fattract 4 . Check operator presence and dust and dirt that will shorten the life o the interlock systems for proper operation . self - lubricating bearings . If you feel they 5 . Check for loose fasteners . must be lubricated , use only a dry , pow - dered graphite type lubricant sparingly . 19
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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 bo _ t , lock washer and BRAKE OPERATION flat washer in exact order as shown . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet 5 . Tighten bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . stopping distance at high speed in torque ) . highest gear , then brake must be ad - IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is grade 8 heat justed . ( See ' q'O ADJUST BRAKE " in the treated . Service and Adjustments section of this TrailingEdee Up Mandrel Assembly manual ) . " k BladeCenter _ _ . TIRES • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires FlaWt , sber / ( Bee " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " Lock . v - _ . section of this manual ) . • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect control chemicals which can harm rubber . . * A Grade 8 heattreated belt can be identified • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp by sixlineson the bolt head . objects and other hazards that may cause tire damage . TO SHARPEN BLADE NOTE : To sea ! tire punctures and prevent NOTE : We do not recommend sharpen - fiat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant ing blade - but if you do , be sure the blade may be purchased from your local parts is balanced . dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry Care should be taken to keep the blade rot and corrosion . balanced . An unbalanced blade will OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM cause excessive vibration and eventual Be sure that operator presence and damage to mower and engine . interlock systems are working properly . If • The blade can be sharpened with a file your tractor does not function as de - or on a gdnding wheel . Do not attempt scribed below , repair the problem to sharpen while on the mower . immediately . • To check blade balance , you will need • The engine should not start unless the a 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a cone clutch / brake pedal is fully depressedthe balancar . ( When using a cone bal - and attachment clutch control is in ancer , follow the instructions supplied disengaged position . with balancer . ) • When the engine is running , any NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing attempt by the operator to teava the blade . The lobes of the center hole may seat without first setting the parking appear to be centered , but are not . brake should shut off the engine . • Slide blade on to an unthreaded portion • When the engine is running and the of the steel bolt or pin and hold the bolt attachment clutch is engaged , any or pin parallel with the ground . If blade attempt by the operator to leave the is balanced , it should remain in a seat should shut off the engine . horizontal position . If either end of the • The attachment clutch should never blade moves downward , sharpen the operate unless the operator is in the heavy end until the blade is balanced . seat . BLADE CARE For best results mower blades must be kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged blades . 5 / 8 " lade BLADE REMOVAL 1 . Raise mower to highest position to allow access to blades . 2 . Remove hex bolt , lock washer and flat washer secunng blade . 3 . Install new or resharpened blade with trailing edge up towards deck as shown . 20
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BATTERY when used above 32 ° F . Check your engine oil level more frequently to avoid Your tractor has a battery charging - system which is sufficient for normal use . How possible engine damage from running low on oil . ever , periodic charging of the battery with Change the oil after every 25 hours of an automotive charger will extend its life . operation or at least once a year if the • Keep battery and terminals clean . tractor is not used for 25 hours in one • Keep battery bolts tight . year . • Keep small vent holes open . Check the crankcase oil level before • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . starting the engine and after each eight NOTE = The original equipment battery on your tractor is maintenance free . Do not ( 8 ) hours of operation . Tighten oil fill cap / dipstick securely each time you check the attempt to open or remove caps or covers , oit level . Adding or checking level of electrolyte is not necessary . TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS Determine temperature range expected before oil change . All oil must meet API Corrosion and dirt on the battery and service classification SF - SJ . terminals can cause the battery to " leak " • Be sure tractor is on level surface . power . • Oil will drain more freely when warm . 1 . Remove terminal guard . • Catch oil in a suitable container . 2 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first 1 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful then RED battery cable and remove not to allow dirt to enter the engine battery from tractor . when changing oil . 3 . Rinse the battery with plain water and 2 . Remove cap from end of drain valve dry . and instal } the drain tube onto the 4 . Clean terminals and battery cable fitting . ends with wire brush until bright . 3 . Unlock drain valve by pushing inward 5 . Coat terminals with grease or petro - slightly and turning counterclockwise . leum jelly . 4 . To open , pull out on the drain valve . 6 . Reinstall battery ( See " REPLACING BATTERY " in the SERVICE AND 5 . After oil has drained completely , close ADJUSTMENTS section of this and lock the drain valve by pushing inward and turning clockwise until the manual ) . V - BELTS pin is in the locked position as shown . 6 . Remove the drain tube and replace Check V - belts for deterioration and wear the cap onto to the end of the drain after 100 hours of operation and replace valve . if necessary . The belts are not adjustable . 7 . Refill engine with oil through oil fill Replace belts if they begin to slip from dipstick tube . Pour slowly . Do not wear , overfill . For approximate capacity see TRANSAXLE COOLING " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " Keep transaxle free from build - up of dirt section of this manual . and chaff which can restrict cooling . 8 . Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for ENGINE checking level . Be sure dipstick cap is tightened securely for accurate LUBRICATION reading . Keep oil at " FULL " line on Only use high quality detergent oil rated dipstick . with API service classification SF - SJ . Oil DrainValve Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade t _ mDerature . according to your expected operating d . _ _ _ . _ , Locked Positi NOTE : Although multi - viscosity oils Cap _ ' 7 _ ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) improve starting in cold weather , these multi - viscosity oils wilt result in increased oil consumption 21 DrainTube
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NOTE : if very dirty or damaged , replace CLEANAIRSCREEN cartridge . Air screen must be kept free of did and 4 . Reinstall cartridge plate , wing nuts , cha [ _ to prevent engine damage from precleaner , cover and secure with overheating . Clean with a wire brush or knob ( s ) . compressed air to remove dirt and IMPORTANT : Petroleum solvents , such as stubborn dried gum fibers . kerosene , are not to be used to clean the ENGINE COOUNG FINS cartridge . They may cause deterioration of Remove any dust , dirt or oil from engine the cartridge . Do not oil cartridge . Do not cooling fins to prevent engine damage use pressurized air to clean or dry car - from overheating . Air guide covers must tridge . be removed . Remove side panels and Cover hood ( See " TO REMOVE ROOD AND GRILL ASSEMBLY " in the Service and Knob Adjustments section of this manual ) . Cartridge Wing Nut Plate TopAir Guide Foamo - Pr Cleaner C ° V _ glne Co _ ' * Fins Air Scre _ Cover ( Both Sides ) MUFFLER Inspect and replace corroded muffler and spark arrestor ( if equipped ) as it could AIR RLTER create a fire hazard and / or damage . Your engine will not run properly using a SPARK PLUGS dirty air filter . Ctean the foam pro - cleaner Replace spark plugs at the beginning of after every 25 hours of operation or every each mowing season or after every 100 season . Service paper cartridge every 100 hours of operation , whichever occurs first . hours of operation or every season , Spark plug type and gap setting TareIONS " whichever occurs first . shown in " PRODUCT SPECLFICA Service air cleaner more often under dusty section of this manual . conditions . IN - LINE FUEL FILTER 1 . Remove knob ( s ) and cover . The fuel filter should be replaced once TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER each season . If fuel filter becomes 2 . Stide foam pro - cleaner off cartridge . clogged , obstructing fuel flew to carbure - 3 . Wash it in liquid detergent and water . tor , replacement is required . 4 . Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . 1 . With engine cco _ , remove filter and 5 . Saturate it in engine oil . Wrap it einze plug fuel line sections . clean , absorbent cloth and sque to 2 . Place new fuel filter in position in fuel remove excess oil . line with arrow pointing towards NOTE : If very dirty or damaged , replace carburetor . pro - cleaner . 3 . Be sure there are no fuel line leaks 6 . Reinstall pre - cleaner over cartridge . and clamps are properly positioned . 7 . Reinstall cover and secure with 4 . Immediately wipe up any spilled knob ( s ) . gasoline . TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE 1 . Remove wing nuts and cartridge plate . 2 . Carefully remove cartridge to prevent debris from entering carburetor . 3 . Clean cartridge by tapping gently on flat surface . 22
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CLEANING We do not recommend using a garden hose to clean your tractor unless the • Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . electrical system , muffler , air filter and bf all foreign matter . carburetor are covered to keep water out . • Keep finished surfaces and wheels free Water in engine can result in a shortened of all gasoline , oil , etc . engine life . • Protect painted surfaces with automo - tive type wax . _ CAUTION : BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUSTMENTS : 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal fully and set parking brake . 2 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . 3 . Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . 4 . Turn ignition key = OFF " and remove key . 5 . Make sure the blades and all moving pads have completely stopped . 6 . Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with p ] ug . " tRACTOR 8 . Disconnect front links from deck by removing retainer springs . TO REMOVE MOWER 9 . Raise lift lever to raise esuspensionr Mower will be easier to remove from the arms . Slide mower out from und right side of tractor • tractor . 1 . Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than GAGED " position . the mower deck is to be mounted on the 2 . Move attachment lift lever forward to tractor , remove the front links and hook lower mower to its lowest position . the clutch spring Into square hole in 3 . Roll belt off engine pulley . frame . 4 . Remove small retainer spring , and lift TO INSTALL MOWER clutch spnng off pulley bolt . 1 , Raise attachment lift lever to its 5 . Remove large retainer spring , slide highest position . collar off and push housing guide out 2 . Slide mower under tractor with of bracket . discharge guard to right side of tractor . 6 . Disconnect anti - swaybar from chassis 3 . Lower lift lever to its lowest position . bracket by removing retainer spring . 4 . Install mower in reverse order of 7 . Disconnect suspension arms from removal instructions . rear deck brackets by removing retainer springs . Small Retainer Spring - ; _ " ' / - ' _ ' ' ' _ " Square Hole Suspension Arms . - J Retainer Spring Anti - Sway Front Link Collar Springs Housing Sides ) Large Spdng Bracket 23
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TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING • Before making any necessary adjust - ments , check that both front links are Adjust the mower while tractor is parked equal in length . Both links should be on level ground or driveway . Make sure approximately 10 - 3 / 8 " . tire _ are properly inflated ( See " PRODUCT • if links are not equal in length , adjust SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual ) . one link to same length as other link . If tires are over or underinflated , you will • To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " not properly adjust your mower . on both front links an equal number of SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT tums . • Raise mower to its highest position . • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower • A [ the midpoint of both sides of mower , at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " measure height from bottom edge of against trunnion on both front links . mower to ground . Distance " A " on rboth • To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " sides of mower should be the same o from trunnion on both front links . within 1 / 4 " of each other , Tighten nut " 15 " on both front links an • If adjustment is necessary , make equal number of turns . adjustment on one side of mower only . • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against link adjustment nut on that side . trunnion on both front links . • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . IJnkadjustment nut on that side . Mandrel NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . • Recheck measurements after adjusting . BottomEdge _ BottomEdge of Mower to ( - _ _ _ of Mower to Ground \ I I _ t , , = _ = _ = = , _ . _ l IGround Both Front Links Should be Equal in Length Suspension Arm _ j Nut " E " Trunnion Lift LinkAdjustment Nut Nut F _ , _ _ FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to - side . If the following front - to - back adjust - Front Links ment is necessary , be sure to adjust both TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE front links equally so mower will stay BELT level side - to - side . The mower blade drive belt may be To obtain the best cutting results , the replaced without tools . Park the tractor on mower housing should be adjusted so level surface . Engage parking brake . that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower than the rear when the mower is in BELT REMOVAL - its highest position . 1 . Remove mower from tractor ( See " TO Check adjustment on right side of tractor . REMOVE MOWER " in this section of Measure distance " D " directly in front and this manual ) . behind the mandrel at bottom edge of 2 . Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and mower housing as shown . idler pulleys . 3 . Pull belt away from mower . 24
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BELT INSTALLATION - TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT 4 . Install new belt in reverse order of Park the tractor on level surface . Engage " removal . parking brake . For assistance , there is a 5 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves belt installation guide decal on bottom side of left footrest . and inside all belt guides . 6 . Install mower in reverse order of 1 . Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE removal instructions . MOWER " in this section of this manual . ) Mandrel IdlerPulleys 2 . Remove belt from stationary idler and clutching idler . 3 . Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . _ Mandrel Remove belt upwards from transaxle \ _ Iley pulley by deflecting belt keepers . 4 . Pull belt toward front of tractor and remove downwards from around engine pulley . 5 . Install new belt by reversing above procedure . \ j v TO ADJUST BRAKE Engine Pulley Your tractor is equipped with an adjust - able brake system which is mounted on Clutching Idler the right side of the transaxle . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet stopping distance at high speed in Stationary 7 highest gear on a level dry concrete or Idler paved surface , then brake must be adjusted . Transaxle 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal and engage parking brake . 2 . Measure distance between brake Pulley _ _ _ - - operating arm and nut = A " on brake rod . 3 . If distance is other than 1 - 1 / 2 " , loosen TRANSAXLE GEAR SHIFT LEVER jam nut and turn nut " A " until distance NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT becomes 1 - 1 / 2 " . Retighten jam nut against nut " A " . The transaxle should be in neutral when 4 . Road test tractor for proper stopping the gear shift lever is in neutral ( N ) ( lock distance as stated above . Readjust if gate ) position . The adjustment is preset at necessary . If stopping distance is still the factory ; however , if adjustment is greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest needed , proceed as follows : gear , further maintenance is neces - 1 . Make sure transaxle is in neutral ( N ) . NOTE : When the tractor rear wheels move sary . Contact a Sears or other qualified service center . freely , the transaxle is in neutral . 2 . Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the With Parking Brake right rear wheel . " Engaged " 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 . _ Jam Nut Operating Arm 25
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" 1 " ( 3START ENGINEWITH AWEAK Gearshift Lever Neutral BAI - FERY Lock Gate _ I _ CAUTION : Lead - acid batteries generate . _ _ . explosivegases . Keep sparks , ltame and smokingmaterials away from batteries . Always wear eye protectionwhen around batteries . i . Ifyourbattery is tooweak to startthe engine , it : _ , _ _ ; _ " _ ; - - _ ' X Adjustment _ " Bo _ t shouldbe recharged . ( See " BATI'ERY " inthe MAINTENANCE sectionof this manual ) . TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGN - If " jumper cables " are used for emergency MENT starting , follow this procedure : If steedng wheel crossbars are not IMPORTANT : Yourtractoris equipped witha horizontal ( left to right ) when wheels are 12 voltnegative groundedsystem . The other positioned straight forward , remove vehioalmust also be a 12 voltnegative steering wheel and reassemble per groundedsystem . Do not use your tractor instructions in the Assembly section of this batteryto startothervehicles . manual . TO ATI'ACH JUMPER CABLES - FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER 1 . Connect each end of the RED cable to The front wheel toe - le and camber are not the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each adjustable on your tractor . If damage has battery , taking care not to short occurred to affect the front wheel toe - in or against chassis . camber , contact a Sears or other qualified 2 . Connect one end of the BLACK cable service center . to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal of fully TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS charged battery . 1 . Block up axle securely . 3 . Connect the other end of the BLACK 2 . Remove axle cover , retaining ring and cable to good CHASSIS GROUND , washers to allow wheel removal ( rear away from fuel tank and battery . wheel contains a square key - Do not TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE ORDER - lose ) . 1 . BLACK cable first from chassis and 3 . Repair tire and reassemble . then from the fully charged battery . NOTE : On rear wheels only : align 2 . RED cable last from both batteries . grooves in rear wheel hub and axle . Insert square key . 4 . Replace washers and snap retaining ring securely in axle groove . 5 . Replace axle cover . NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant may be purchased from your local parts " Positive " ( + ) " Negative " ( - ) dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . Washers Retaining _ _ r _ _ Axle Cover _ - , Square Key ( Rear Wheel Only ) 26
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REPLACING BATTERY TO REPLACE FUSE _ I , ( _ AUTION : Do not short battery Replace with 20 amp automotive - type terminals by allowing a wrench or any plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located other object to contact both terminals at behind the dash . the same time . Before connecting battery , TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL remove metal bracelets , wristwatch ASSEMBLY bands , rings , etc . 1 . Raise hood . Positive terminal must be connected first to prevent sparking from accidental 2 . Unsnap headlight wire connector . grounding . 3 . Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood at sides , tilt toward engine and lift off of 1 . Lift hood to raised position . tractor . 2 . Remove terminal guard . 3 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable then 4 . To replace , reverse above procedure . RED battery cable and carefully remove battery from tractor . 4 . Install new battery with terminals in same position as old battery . 5 . Reinstall terminal guard . 6 . First connect RED battery cable to positive ( + ) battery terminal with hex bolt and keps nut as shown . Tighten securely . 7 . Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative ( - ) battery terminal with ENGINE remaining hex bolt and keps nut . Maintenance , repair , or replacement of Tighten securely 8 . Close terminal access doors . the emission control devices and systems , 9 . Close hood . which are being done at the customers expense , may be performed by any non - Keps road engine repair establishment or Hex Terminal " " individual . Warranty repairs must be Access _ " performed by an authorized engine manufacturer's service outlet . TO ADJUST THRO'n'LE CONTROL CABLE Cable The throttle control has been preset at the Terminal _ Negative factory and adjustment should not be Guard ( Black ) Cable necessary . Check adjustment as de - scribed below before loosening cable . If adjustment is necessary , proceed as TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB follows : 1 . Raise hood . 1 . With engine not running , move throttle 2 . Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the control lever to fast position . backside of the grill . 2 . Check that swivel is against side of 3 . Replace bulb in holder and push bulb quarter circle . If it is not , loosen cable holder securely back into the hole in clamp screw and pull cable back until the backside of the grill . swivel is against quarter circle . 4 . Close hood . Tighten cable clam ) screw securely . INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS Clamp Screw - - - - Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to run poody , stop running , or Quarter Circle ( prevent it from starting . • Check wiring . See electdcal widng diagram in the Repair Parts section . " ' - Swivel 27
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FINAL SETTING - TO ADJUST CHOKE CONTROL The choke control has been preset at the 1 . Start engine and allow to warm for five minutes . Make final adjustments with fac . tory and adjustment should not be engine running and shift / motion necessary . Check adjustment as de - control lever in neutral ( N ) position . scribed below before loosening cable . If 2 . With throttle control lever in slow adjustment is necessary , proceed as follows : position , hold throttle lever against idle 1 . With engine not running , move choke speed screw and adjust idle speedM . screw to obtain 1200 to 1400 RP control ( located on dash panel ) to full 3 . While still holding throttle lever against choke position . 2 . Remove air cleaner cover , filter and idle speed screw , turn idle mixture screw in ( clockwise ) until engine cartridge plate to expose carburetor begins to die and then turn out choke ( see " AIR FILTER " in mtheanual ) Maintenance section of this . ( counterclockwise ) until engine runs 3 . Choke should be closed . If it is not , rough . Tum screw to a point midway between those two positions . loosen casing clamp screw and move 4 . Continue to hold throttle lever against choke cable until choke is completely idle speed screw and adjust idle closed . Tighten casing clamp screw speed screw to obtain 900 to 1200 securely . RPM . Release throttle lever . 4 Reassemble air cleaner . ACCELERATION TEST - Choke Closed 5 . Move throttle control lever from slow to fast position . If engine hesitates or Casing _ dies , turn idle mixture screw out ( counterclockwise ) 1 / 8 turn . Repeat Clamp . _ _ ' r _ : _ , _ : : : : _ Choke test and continue to adjust , if neces - Lever sary , until engine accelerates smoothly . High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do not adjust - damage may result . TO ADJUST CARBURETOR IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the The carburetor has been preset at the engine governor , which is factory set for factory and adjustment should not be proper engine speed . Overspeeding the necessary . However , minor adjustment engine above the factory high speed may be required to compensate for setting can be dangerous . If you think the differences in fuel , temperature , altitude or engine - governed high speed needs load . If the carburetor does need adjust - adjusting , contact a Seals or otherqualified ment , proceed as follows : service center , which has proper equip - In general , turning the mixture screw in ment and experience to make any ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of fuel necessary adjustments . to the engine giving a leaner fuel / air mixture . Turning the mixture screw out ldle Speed ( counterclockwise ) increases the supply crew of fuel to the engine giving a richer fuel / air Idle Mixture mixture . Screw IMPORTANT : Damage to the needles and the seats in carburetor may result if Throttle Lever screw is turned in toOtight . PRELIMINARY SETTING - IdleSpeed r _ l " _ : = = = _ ' , , m _ 1 . Be sure you have a clean air filter , and the throttle control cable and choke are adjusted properly ( see above ) . Screw _ _ . Idle 2 . With engine off tam idle mixture screw Throttle " _ = _ = = = = = _ = ' _ _ ' 1 _ / : _ re Lever _ _ [ ' _ lxtu in ( clockwise ) closing it finger tight and _ _ crew then tum out ( counterclockwise ) 1 - 1 / 4 to 1 - 1 / 2 turns . 28
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Also , experiance indicates that alcohol Immediately prepare your tractor for storage at the end of the season or if the blended fuels ( called gasohol or using tractor will not be used for 30 days or ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture more , which leads to separation and formation of acids during storage . Acidic gas can _ k , OAUTION : Never store the tractor with damage the fuel system of and engine gasoline in the tank inside a building while in storage . where fumes may reach an open flame or 1 . Drain the fuel tank . spark . Allow the engine to cool before 2 . Start the engine and let it run until the storing in any enclosure . fuel lines and carburetor are empty . TRACTOR • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner Remove mower from tractor for winter products in the fuel tank or permanent storage . When mower is to be stored for damage may occur . • Use fresh fuel next season . a period of time , clean it thoroughly , remove all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . Store NOTE = Fuel stabitizer is an acceptable in a clean , dry area . alternative in minimizing the formation of t . Clean entire tractor ( See " CLEANING " fuel gum deposits dudng storage . Add in the Maintenance section of this stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or manual ) . storage container . Always follow the nmix ratio found on stabilizer container . Ru 2 . Inspect and replace belts , if necessary ( See belt replacement instructions in engine at least 10 minutes after addingch stabilizer to allow the stabilizer to rea the Service and Adjustments section 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 . ENGINEOIL 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 1 . Remove spark plug ( s ) . surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . 2 . Pour one ounce of oil through spark BATTERY plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) . 3 . Tum ignition key to " START position • Fully charge the battery for storage . for a few seconds to distdbute oil . • After a period of time in storage , battery 4 . Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . may require recharging . • To help prevent corrosion and power OTHER leakage dudng long pedods of storage , • Do not store gasoline from one season battery cables should be disconnected to another . and battery cleaned thoroughly ( Isee - • Replace your gasoline can if your can " TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERM starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt in your NALS " in the Maintenance section of gasoline will cause problems . this manual ) . • 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 • Cover your tractor with a suitable terminals . protective cover that does not retain • If battery is removed from tractor for moisture . Do not use plastic . Plastic storage , do not store battery directly on cannot breathe which allows conden - concrete or damp surfaces . sation to form and will cause your ENGINE tractor to rust . IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while FUEL SYSTEM engine and exhaust areas are still warm . IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent gum deposites from forming in essential fuel system parts such as carburetor , fuel hose , or tank during storage . 29
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART I CORRECTION PROBLEM CAUSE | _ , Wiil not start 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 / rapJace 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 end replace fuel filter . 8 , Loose or damaged wiring . 8 . Check all wiring . 9 . Carburetoroutof adjustment . 9 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service Adjustments section . 10 . Contact a Sears or other 10 . Enginevalves outof adjustment , qualified service center . Hard to start 1 . Dirty air filter . 1 . Clean / replace air filter . 2 . Bad spark plug . 2 . Replace spark plug . 3 . Recharge or replace 3 . Weak or dead battery , battery . 4 . Dirty fuelfilter . 4 . Replace fuel filter . 5 . Drain fuel tank and refill 5 . Stale or dirtyfuel . with fresh gasoline . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all widng . 7 . Carburetorout of adjustment . 7 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service Adjustments section . 8 . Contact a Sears or other 8 . Enginevalves outof adjustment . qualified service center . Enginewill not 1 . Clutch / brake pedal not 1 . Depress clutch / brake turn over depressed . 12 pedal . 2 . Attachment clutch is • Disengage attachment clutch . engaged . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 13 . Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Blown fuse . 4 . Replace fuse . 5 . Clean battery terminals , 5 . Corroded battery terminals . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 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 . Contact a Sears or other 9 . Faulty operatorpresence switch ( es ) . qualified service center . Engine clicks but 1 . Weak or dead battery . 1 . Recharge or replace battery will not start 2 . Clean battery terminals . 2 . Corroded battery terminals . 3 . Loose or damaged wiring . 3 . Check all wiring . 4 . Faulty solenoid or starter • 4 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . 30
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Loea of power 1 . Cutting too much grass / too 1 . Set in " Higher Cut " position / fast . reduce speed . 2 . Throttle in " CHOKE " 2 . Adjust throttle control , position . 3 . Clean underside of mower 3 . Build - up of grass , rleaves . and trash under mowe housing . 4 . Dirty air filter . 4 . Clean / replace air filter . 5 . Low oil leve ! / dirty oil . 5 . Check oil level / change oil . 6 . Faulty spark plug . 6 . Clean and ragap or change spark plug . 7 . Dirty fuel filter . 7 . Replace fuel filter . 8 . Stale or dirty fuel . 8 . Drain fuel tank and refill with fresh gasoline . 9 . Water in fuel . 9 . Drain fuel tank and carbure tor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 10 . Spark plug wire loose . t0 . Connect and tighten spark plug wire . 11 . Dirty engine air screen / fins . 1 ! . Clean engine air scraen / fins 12 . Dirty / clogged muffler . 12 . Clean / replace muffler . 13 . Loose or damaged widng . 13 . Check all wiring . 14 . Carburetor out of 14 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " adjustment . in Service Adjustments section . 15 . 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 / damaged part ( s ) . 3 . Tighten loose part ( s ) . Replace damaged pads . Enginscontinues 1 . Faulty operator - safety 1 . Check wiring , switches and torun presence control system , connections . If rnot when operator contact a Sears o 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 notlevel . 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 . Clean around mandrels to 5 . Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of open vent holes . grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . 31
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Mower blades will 1 . Obstruction in clutch 1 . Remove obstruction . not rotate mechanism . 2 . Wom / damaged mower 2 . Replace mower drive belt . ddve 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 . Shift to slower speed . 21 Travel speedtoo fast . 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 . Clean underside of mower 7 . Buildup of grass , leaves 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 . 10 . Improper blades used . 10 . Replace with blades listed in this manual . 11 . Clean around mandrels to 11 . Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of grass , open vent holes . leaves , and trash around mandrels . 1 . Switch is " OFF ' . 1 . Turn switch " ON " . Headlight ( s ) not working 2 . Bulb ( s ) burned out . 2 . Replace bulb ( s ) . if so equipped ) 3 . Faulty light switch . 3 . Check / replace light switch . 4 . Loose or damaged wiring . 4 . Check wiring and connec tions . 5 . Blown fuse . 5 . Replace fuse . Battery will not 1 , Bad battery cell ( s ) . 1 . Replace battery , Poor cable connections . 2 . Check / clean all connec charge 2 , lions . 3 . Faulty regulator 3 . Replace regulator . ( if so equipped ) . 4 . Faulty alternator , 4 . Replace alternator . 1 . Move throttle control to Engine " backfires " 1 . Engine throttle control not whenturning set at " SLOW " position " SLOW " position and allowfon for 30 seconds before to idle for 30 seconds be engine " OFF " stopping engine . stopping engine . 32
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMB ER 917.271811 SCHEMATIC BATTERY _ - _ _ ' ÷ _ ° FUSE I i STARTER AMMETER _ , ' _ : © ' , O - _ - n I _ . . . . . _ _ ( OPTIONAL ) j l SOLENO _ B • . . . . . . J CLUTCH / BRAKE ( PEDAL _ P ) - Ki I t . . . . . . ( NOT OCCUPIED ) SEAT SWITCH WHrEt i i / . . . . . . . i _ , _ L , _ . _ - i _ _ , L - _ ' T - - _ - ) i _ GROUNDING - - _ IGNITION RPLUGK ( OPTIONAL ) ¢ , K _ [ " _ ) SPA ' - - - - F _ L ] UNIT GAP O - - - - i = I ( 2 PLUGSON _ _ _ ] ; _ INE ; TWI _ CYL . ENGINES ) , , 3 ANP _ O _ _ ( CH _ k * _ I SySl _ DmC _ NE ¢ _ D _ \ _ ' _ . . . . . . , F L P ( IF SO EQtJIPPED ) _ _ 1 NOTE YOUR TRACTOR ISA EQUIPPED WITH SPECIAL ALTERNATOR SYSTEM . THE LIGHTS ARE NOT CONNECTED TO VTHEE BATTERY , BUT HA CTHEIRE . HEADLIGHTS OWN ELECTRICAL SOUR BECAUSE OF THIS , THE BRIGHTNESS OF THE LIGHTSETS WILL CHANGE WITH ENGINH SPEED . AT IDLE THE LIG NON - REMOVABLE WILL DIM . AS THE ENGINE IS CONNECTIONS SPEEDED UP , THE LIGHTS WILL BECOME THEIR BRIGHTEST . IGNITION SWITCH O REMOVABLENS CONNECTIO WIRING INSULATED CLIPS NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR SERVICING OF UNIT , THEY BHOULD BE REPLACED TO PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING . 33
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TRACTOR - MODEL NU MBER 917.271811 ELECTRICAL 21 34
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.271811 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO , DESCRIPTION 1 163465 Batten / 12 VOLT 28 AMPx 74760412 Bolt Hex Hd 1 / 4 - 20unc 3 / 4 2 8 7603J Case Batten / 10 145211 Bolt , Btr Front 1 / 4 - 20 x 7 - 1 / 2 11 150109 Holddown Batten ! FrOnt Mount 12 145769 Nut , Push Nylon Batten / Front I / 4 16 153664 Switch , Interlock Push * fn 21 166182 Hamess Light Socket ( W / 4152j ) 22 4152J Bulb Ugtlt # 1156 24 4799J Cable Batten / 25 146148 Cable Batten / 26 175158 Fuse 27 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 145491 Cable Ground 28 29 1213O5X Switch Seat 3O 175566 Switch Ign 33 140403 Key Molded Craftsman 4O 17 ( _ 17 Harness Ignin 41 71110408 Bolt BIk . F Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Uric x 1 / 2 131563 Cover TerminaJ 42 43 175141 Solenoid 45 121433X Ammeter Rectangular 6 Amp 52 141940 Protection Wire Loop 55 17490508 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 35
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.271811 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES 28 12 58 53 55 57 207 54 23 2O7 6O 3 2O8 74 36
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TRACTOR - MODELNUMBER917 . 271811 CHASSIASNDENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 174619 Chassis Assembly 2 176554 Brawbar 3 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 5 155272 Bumper Hood / Dash 9 168337 ) ( 013 Dash 10 STD533710 Bolt , Ca _ age 3 / 8 - 16xl 11 155927 Panel , Dash , L . H . 12 145660 Clip Tinnerman Grille P / L 13 172107X010 Panel , Dash , R . R . 14 17490608 Screw " l ] ldrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 17 144983 ) ( 558 Hood Assembly 18 126938X Bumper Hood 20 156437 Plate Mtg Battery Fuel Tank 23 124028X Bushing , Snap , Nylon , Fuel Une 25 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Gauge 26 STD541437 Locknut , Hex , with Insed 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 28 156725X558 Gd ; le / I - ens Asm 29 155217X599 Lens , Gdlle 30 164919X558 Fend / Ftrest 31 139976 Bracket , Fender Supportx 37 174,90508 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 1 / 2 38 169834 Pivot Bracket Assembly , L . H . 51 73800400 Nut Lock w / Insed 1 / 4 - 20 UNC 52 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Ga . 53 145201 Bracket Grille Pickoff LH 54 161464 Screw Hex Wshd 8 - 18 x 7 / 8 55 1452 ( _ Bracket Grille Pickoff RH 57 S _ 7 Bolt , Fin Hax 1 / 4 - 20 UNC x , 75 58 140547 Air Duct P / L B & S 60 ST [ T _ 33707 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 64 154798 Dash Lower STLT 74 S _ 1437 NutCrownlock 3 / 8 - 16UNC 114 158112 Keeper Belt Rear Lh SU 115 17 _ 0 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 142 165867 Plate Reinforcement STLT 143 154966 Bracket Bwaybar ChassisLT 144 154207 Bracket Pnt Footrest ST 145 156524 Rod Pivot Chassis / Hood 159 155123X428 Cupholderulder 206 170165 Bolt Sho 5 / 16 - 18 Tr 207 17670508 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 208 17670608 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 211 145212 Nut Hexflange Lock 212 165919 Insert Lens Reflective - - 5479J Plug Button NOTE : All component dimensions given In U . S . Inches 1 Inch = 25,4 mm 37
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.271811 GROUND DRIVE 57 70 116 • 22 26 27 38
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TRACTOR - MODEL NU MBER gl 7.271811 GROUND DRIVE KEY PART KEY PART NO , NO . DESCRIPTION NO _ NO . DESCRIPTION 1 . . . . . . . . Transaxle ( See Breakdown ) 62 8883R Cover , Pedal Peedess 206 - 545C 63 175410 Pulley , Engine 2 146682 Bpdng , Retum , Brake 64 71170764 Bolt , Hex 7 / 16 - 20 x 4 Grade 5 BTD551143 Washer 3 123666X Pulley , Transaxle 65 4 120 ( XX _ 8 Ring , Retainer 66 154778 Keeper , Belt , Engine , Fool - Proof 134683 Guide , Mower Drive Belt , R . H . 5 121520X Strap , Torque 7704 6 17060512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 137057 Spacer , 5Axle / 8 165866 Rod Shifter Fender STLT 75 121749X Washer 2 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga . 10 STD561210 Pin , Cotter 76 $ 3 _ 581075 E - Ring 11 105701X Washer , Shift Plate 77 123583X Key , Square 2.0 x . 1845 / . 1865Ga 13 74550412 B _ t 1 / 4 - 28 UNF W / Patch Gr . 8 78 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 14 10040400 Washer Lock Hvy Helical 79 STD580025 Key Woodruff 16 73800500 Nut Lock Hx W / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 80 145090 Arm , Shift 18 ST [ _ - _ o3710 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16UNC x 1Gr 5 81 165592 Shaft Asm Cross Tapered 650 20 19 $ 3 _ 541437 Nut 82 165711 Sprlng , Tore ! on 21 106933X Knob 83 19171216 Washer 17 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga , _ ' _ 130804 Rod , Brake 84 166231 Link Transaxle 24 BTD541237 Nut 85 150360 Nut , Nylock 25 106888X Spdng , Brake Rod 89 158391 ) ( 428 Console , Shift , STLT 26 STD551037 Washer 90 124.346X Nut , Self - Thdlng , Wsh Hd 1 / 4 27 STD561210 Pin 96 STD624 ( X _ Retainer Bpdng 1 " 28 175765 Rod , Parking Brake 112 19091210 Washer 9 / 82 . x 3 / 4 x 10 Gauge 29 71673 Cap , Parking Brake 113 127285X Strap Torque 90 Degrees 30 169592 Bracket , Transaxle 116 72140608 Bolt Rdhd Bqneck 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 32 STD523107 Bolt 120 73900600 Nut Lock Fig . 3 / 8 - I 6 34 175578 Shaft Assembly , Foot Pedal 145 74490540 Bolt , Hex FIg _ d 5 / 16 - 18 Gr . 5 35 120183X Beadng , Nylon 150 175456 Spacer Retainer 36 STET _ 51C62 Washer 151 19133210 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 x 10 Ga . 37 STC571810 Roll Pin 156 1660 ( _ Washer Srrted 5 / 161D x 1.125 165589 Bracket Shift Mount 38 165936 Pulley , Composite , Rat 158 39 74760648 B _ t , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 159 165494 Hub Tapered Flange Shift Lt 40 175461 Spacer , Split 161 72140406 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr . 5 73680400 NUt Crownlock 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 41 175556 Keeper , Belt , Idler 16263 42 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga . 1 74780416 Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 20UNC x 1 Gr 5 19091010 Washer 5 / 8 x . 281 x 10 Ga 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove , Plastic 164 48 154407 Bellcrank Clutch Grad Dry Btl 165 165623 Bracket Pivot Lever 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 166 166880 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 50 STD523715 Bolt He ) ( Hd 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 168 165492 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 561 51 $ 313541437 Nut Crown Lock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 169 165580 Plate Fastening Lt 52 STD541431 Nut Crown Lock 5 / 16 - 15 UNC 170 173898 Keeper Belt Transaxle Gear 53 105710 ) ( Link , Clutch 197 169613 Nyliner Snap - In 55 105709X Spdng , Clutch Return 198 169593 Washer Nyliner 56 17060616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.0 20 _ 72110614 Bolt Cart . SH 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4 Gr . 5 57 130801 V - Belt , Ground Ddve 212 145212 Nut Hex Fig . Lock 59 169691 Keeper , Beft , Center Span 61 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 NOTE : A _ Icomponent dimensJons given in U . S . inches I inch = 25.4 mm 39
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.271811 STEERING L i \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ 4O
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.271811 STEERING KEY PART NO , NO . DESCRIPTION 1 139768 Steedng Wheel 2 154427 Axle Assembly STMP Dropped STL 3 169840 Spindle Assembly , L . H . 45 169839 Spindle Assembly , R . H . 6266H Beadng , Race , Tllrust , Hardened 67 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 19272016 Washer 27 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x t 6 Gauge 89 123O0 ( _ 9 Ring , Klip 3366R Bearing , SteeringColumn lO 175121 Dra _ lnk 11 STD551137 Washer , Lock 13 136518 Spacer , Beadng , Axle 1517 145212 Nut , Hextlange Lock 177876 Shaft Assembly , Steedng 26 126847X Bushing , Link , Drag 28 19131416 Washer 13 / 82 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 29 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 5 / 4 3o STD561210 PLn 32 130465 Rod , Tie 3637 155099 Bushing , Steedng 162927 Screw 3839 139769 Insert , Steering Wheel 19133812 Washer 13132 x 2 - 3 ! 8 x12 Gauge 4o41 S * H _ 541537 Gdpco Nut 100711L Adaptor , Steedng Wheel 4243 143O54X428 Boot , Steedng Shaft 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 44 153720 Extension Shaft Steedng LR . LT 46 121232 Cap , Spindle 47 1 _ 55M Fitting , Grease 51 STD541431 NutLockHexw / Ins . 5 / 16 - 18UNC 54 74780520 Bblt Fin Hex 5 / 16 - 18 UNC x 1 - 1 / 4 63 STITo23710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x I Gr 5 66 154404 BeadngArrn pittman 67 72140618 Bblt RDHD SQNK 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 4 68 169827 Axle , Brace 71 175146 SteeringAsm 82 169835 Bracket Susp Chassis Front 85 133835 Fastner Christmas Tree 88 175118 Bolt shoulder 7 / 16 - 20 91 175553 Clip Steedng NOTE ; All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 41
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.271811 ENGINE 14 38 13 32 34 31 33 39 23 29 OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester 42
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.271811 ENGINE KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 170547 Control , Throt Paddle 2 17720410 Screw , Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 3 . . . . . . Engine , B & S , ( SeeBreakdown ) No . 461707 - O147 - E1 4 149723 Muffler Exhaust 5 144069 Exhaust Asm . Left 6 144068 ExhauSt Asm . RIgttt 7 138129 Clamp Tube Double EngineSeres 8 171877 Bclt 5 / 16 - 18unc x 3 / 4 W / 10 145552 Heat Shield Lt 11 S _ 1125 Washer Lock Hvy . Helical 1 / 4 12 STD522507 Bolt Fin Hex 1 / 4 - 20Unc x . 75 13 165287 Gasket , Muffler 14 148456 Tube Drain Oil EasyTool _ 16 STC551237 Washer Lock Ext 3 / 8 17 174g0624 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16xl - 1 / 2 Tytt 23 169837 Shield , BrrVDbr Guard 25 145996 ConlroiChoke 26 73920600 Nut Keps 3 / 8 - 24 Unf 27 152927 Screw Tr # 10 - 32 x 5 x 3 / 8 Flange 29 137180 Arrestor , Spark 31 157103 Tank , Fuel 32 161696 Cap FuelGuage 33 123487 ) ( Clamp , Hose 34 1060 _ - X Spacer Pad 37 8543FI Line , Fuel 38 148315 Plug , Oil Drain Easy 39 109227 ) ( Pad Idler 17000612 Screw Hex Wsh3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 45 81 73510400 Nut KepS Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Starter Nut NOTE : All componentdimensionsgiveninU . S . Inches1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.271811 SEAT ASSEMBLY KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 140123 Seat 3350 BIk / blk Craftsman 13 121248X Bushing Snap BIk Ny150 Id 2 140551 Bracket Pnt Pivot Seat ( blk ) 14 72050412 Bolt Rdhd Sht Nk 1 / 4 - 20xl + 1 / 2 3 71110616 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16unc X 1 15 134300 Spacer Split 28 X 96 Zinc 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 X 3 / 4 X 10 Ga 16 121250X Spdng Cprsn 1 27 BIk Pnt 5 145006 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 Bolt Shoulder 3 / 16 - 18 Unc - 2A 7 124181X Spring Seat Cprsn 2 250 BIKZI 22 STD541431 Nut Hex LOCk wrins 5 / 16 - 18 8 17030616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.5 SMGML 24 19171912 washer 17 / 32 X 1 - 3 / 16 X 12 Ga . 9 19131614 Washer 13F32 X 1 X 14 Ga 25 127018X Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 X 62 10 174894 Pan Pnl Seat ( blk ) 11 166369 Knob Seat NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 12 121246X Bracket Pnt Mounting Switch inches 1 inch = 25.4 rnm 44
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.271811 DECALS 8 7 13 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 156439 Decal , FenderDangerSears 13 146046 Decal , V - BeltDr Sch Tractoratlc 2 176681 Decal , EngJne 15 160396 Decal , MowerDdveSchem 3 171696 Decal , Hood , R . H . 19 138047 Decal , BatteryDiehardSears 4 171697 Decal , Hood , L . H . 20 172331 Decal , DeckSears 5 177253 DeeaJ , HoodSide 22 149516 Decal , Batteryndle 6 133644 Decal , Maintenance - - 138311 Decal , LiftHa 7 177265 Decal , LowerDash - ÷ 165800X428 Pad FootrestLHSTLT 8 171808 Decal , Rplcmnt . ÷ 165799X428 Pad FootrestRHSTLTglish 9 163204 Decal , Fender , CraftsmanGold - o 178072 Owner'sManual , En 11 156368 Decal , FenderSTLT Oper InstFJS - o 178073 Owners Manual , Spanish KEY PART WHEELS AND TIRES NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 VaJve Cap , Tire 2 65139 Stem , Valve 3 106222X Tire , Front 4 59904 Tube , Front Tire ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 5 106732X427 Rim , Front 6 278H Flffing , Grease ( Front Wheel Only ) 7 9040H Beadng , Flange ( Front Wheel Only ) 8 106108 ) < 427 Rim , Rear 11 9 122 _ 82X Tire , Rear 10 7152J Tube , Rear Tire ( Not Provided , SePAca Item Only ) 11 104757X428 Cap , Axle NOTE : All component dimensions gdven in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 45
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.271811 LIFT ASSEMBLY 3 13 13 19 20 13 _ 20 15 32 19 15 32 46
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TRACTOR - MODEL NU MBER 917.271811 LIFTASSEMBLY KEY PART NO , NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159460 Lift Lever Inner Wire ASSembly 2 159471 Shaft Assembly , Lift 3 105767X Pin , Groove 4 126 ( _ 000 _ EoF _ ng 5 19211621 Washer 21 / 32 x 1 x21 Gauge 6 120183X Beadng , Nylon 7 125631X Gdp , Handle , Fluted 8 1 _ - _ 365X Button , Plunger , Red 11 139865 Link , Lift , L . H . 12 139866 Link , Lift , R . H . 13 STD624008 Retainer Spdng 15 173288 Link , Front 16 73350e00 Nut , Hex , Jam 1 / 2 - 13 UNC 17 130171 Trunnion 18 73800800 Nut Lock w / Wsh 1 / 2 - 13 UNC 19 139868 Ann , Suspension , Rear 20 163552 Retainer Spdng 31 169865 Bearing , Pvt , Lift 73540600 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 24 NOTE : All component dimensions g _ ven in U . S . inches 1 Inch = = 25.4 mm 47
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.271811 MOWER DECK 34 _ 21 119 27 1 18 _ L 11 _ 112 118 i 48
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TRACTOR - MODELNUMBER917 . 271811 MOWEDRECK KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO , DESCRIPTION NO . NO . 165892 Knob Custom Oval Mower Deck Assembly , 42 " 67 149846 V - Belt ST0533107 Bolt 68 144959 Nut 138017 Bracket Assembly , Sway Bar , 92 STD541437 Front 101 136420 Muk _ herCover 4 165460 Bracket Sway Bar 38 / 42 ' Deck 10 _ 71081010 Screw Pan HD Phflllp 10 - 24 x 5 / 8 5 BTD624008 Washer # 10 Retsiner Sprlug 103 19061216 6 130632 Arm , Suspension , Rear 104 STD551110 Washer , Lock 8 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 165 160793 Latch Assembly , Bagger 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 106 2029J Nut , Weld 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 111 155197 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel LH . 11 134149 Blade , Mulching 112 155198 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel R . H . 13 137645 S _ rew 5 / 16 - 18 Shaft ASSembly , Mandrel , Vented 113 1 _ 14 ( Includes Key Number 12 ) 114 STITo41431 Nut , Hex , Kepe 5 / 16 - 18 UNC Bolt , Cardage 5 / 16 UNC x 1 / 2 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 115 7211 ( To04 15 110485 ) ( Beadng , Ball , Mandrel 116 489811 Bolt , Shoulder t6 174493 Stdpper , Mower Deck 117 165746 Wheel , Gauge 18 72140505 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18x5 / 8 116 73930600 Nut , Cerdedock 3 / 8 - 16 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 119 $ 3 _ 551057 Washer 3 / 8 x 7 / 8 x 14 Gauge 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 121 143723 Bracket 21 STD541431 NutCrownlock5 / 16 - 18UNC 129 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga . 22 134753 Stiffener Bracket 130 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 Gr . 5 23 131267 Bracket , Deflector 24 105 - 304X Cap , Sleeve 131 STD533710 Bolt , Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16UNC x 1 25 123713 ) ( Spdng , Torsion , Detiector 142 165890 Arm Spdng Brake Mower 26 110452 Nut , PUSh 143 157109 Bracket Arm Idler 42 " 27 130968 ) ( 428 Shield , Deflector 144 158634 Keeper Belt 42 " Clutch Cable 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32x5 / ax16Ga . 145 165888 Pulley Idler Rat 29 131491 Rod , Hinge 146 171977 Bolt Carriage Idler 30 157722 Screw Thdrol Washer Head 147 131335 Spring Extension 31 129963 Washer , Spacer 148 169 ( _ 2 Spring Return Idler 32 153535 Pulley , Mandrsi 149 165898 Retainer Spdng Yellow ZincGa . Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 33 137266 Nut , TOl _ ock , Flanged 150 19091216 34 S ' 11T _ 33717 Bolt 151 169670 Bracket Clutch 35 133835 FaStner , Christmas Trae 152 169676 Cable ClutCh 42 In 36 131494 Pultsy , Idler , Flat 153 169674 Washer Flat 3 _ " Type B 37 STD551037 Washer 13 ! 32 x13 / 16 x16 154 169675 Spring Retainer Spring Retention Lever Gauge 155 1696712 40 STD541437 NutCrownlock3 / 8 - 16UNC 156 16967 lSpacerutch RodC 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , L . H . 157 169669 45 STD624003 Retainer 158 17720410 Screw Hex TOd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 46 137729 Screw , Thd . Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 159 STD533717 Bolt Rdhd Sqn 3 / 3 - 16Un ¢ x 1 - 3 / 4 48 133944 Washer , Hardened - - 130794 Mandrel As . sembly ( Includes Key 49 174284 Rslier Assembly , Cam Follower Numbers 6 - 10 , 12 - 15 , 31 and 32 ) 50 131340 Bdlt , Shoulder # 10 - 24 Grade 5 - - 169583 Mower Deck , Complete ( Standard 51 STD541410 Locknut Deck , Order Separately Mulcher 52 139888 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC Plate and Gauge Wheel 53 131845 Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake Components , Key NOS . 101 - 106 54 133943 Washer , Hardened and 111 - 121 ) 55 155046 Arm , Idler 56 165723 Spacer , Retainer NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 59 141043 Guard , TUV Idler inches 1 Inch = 26.4 rnm 49
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.271811 PEERLESS TRANSAXLE - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 545C 13 I 5O
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TRACTOR - MODELNUMBER917 . 271811 PEERLESTSRANSAXLE - MODNEULMBE2R06 - 545C KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 772147 Transaxle Cover 39 786026 Dowel Pin 2 780086 . 4 , Needle Beadng 5 / 8 " 40 792076A Flat Washer 3 770128 Transaxle Case , 312 ID x . 059W 4 776395 Countershaft 41A 790079 Brake Lever 5 776409 Output Shaft 42 792073A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 6 778364 Spur Gear ( 38 teeth ) 42A 792085A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 2 1 / 4 " 6A 778369 Spur Gear ( 15 teeth ) 43 792075 Locknut 5 / 16 - 24 7 778330 Spur Gear ( 11 teeth ) 44 7o _ 025 Broke Pad Holder 8 792180 Shift Key 45 786066 Spacer . 2625 x 1.0 8A 792047 Woodruff Key # 9 46 786086 Brake Lever oBracketng ) 9 784352 Shift Collar 47 774690 Axle ( 11 - 15 / 16 " L 10 784378 Shift Rod & Fork 48 774691 Axle ( 16 - 1 / 2 " long ) 11 778334 Bevel Gear ( 30 teeth ) 49 778356 Spur Gear ( 29 teeth ) 12 778309 Input Bevel Pinion ( 13 teeth ) 50 778338 Spur Gear ( 27 teeth ) 13 778368 Bevel Gear ( 13 teeth ) 51 778354 Spur Gear ( 23 teeth ) ( Include , 14 ) 52 778352 Spur Gear ( 19 teeth ) 14 778368 Bevel Pinion ( 13 teeth ) 53 778350 Spur Gear ( 16 teeth ) ( InClude , 13 ) 54 778346 Spur Gear ( 15 teeth ) 15 778370 Ring Gear ( 43 teeth ) 56 778355 Spur Gear ( 11 teeth ) 17 786188 Drive Pin 57 778337 Spur Gear ( 13 teeth ) 18 786102 Spacer t . 130 X . 695 58 778353 Spur Gear ( 17 teeth ) 20 792077A Ball 5 / 16 " dia 59 778351 Spur Gear ( 21 teeth ) 21 792078 Set Screw 3 / 8 * 16 x 3 / 8 " 60 7 - / 8349 Spur Gear ( 24 teeth ) 22 792079 Spdng . 310 OD x . 625 L 61 778345 Spur Gear ( 25 * , eeth ) 25 792073A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 65 780189 FlatWasher 25A 7,92177 Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 3 / 6 - . 563 ID x , 062W 26 792125 Retaining Ring ( pkg of 2 ) 66 776422 Input Shaft 27 7 _ RetainlngRing 67 776396 Shifter & Brake Shaft 28 788040 Retaining Ring 69 792170 Retaining Ring 29 78G072 Thrust Washer 70 786187 Spacer , 890 . 627 ID x , 031W 71 788069 Square Cut Ring 29A 780160 ThrustWasher 71B 788092 _ O " Ring . 762 ID x . 031W 76 780090 Flat Washer 29S 780051 ThrustWasher 1.12g _ Dx . 058W . 762 ID x . 031W 77 788078A Inverted Retaining Ring 29C 780199 AntFRota8on Washer . 632 79 792144 Spdng A30 OD x . 5000 L 30 780108 CupWasher 92 778333 Bevel & Spur Gear ( 30 & 13 1.127 ID x . 032W teeth ) 31 780001 Flat Washer , 750 ID x . 056W 83 778338 Spur Gear ( 27 teeM ) ( Use AS Needed ) 85 792154 Oil RII Plug 31A 780195 FlatWasher 07 788089A Oil Seal 9 / 16 " . 750 ID x . 062W 150 788093A Liquid Gasket RTV Silicone 32 788083 Ot _ Seal 5 / 8 " t57 7880 _ 8A Oil Seal 3 / 4 " 34 780194 BLushing . 563 180 73 _ 29A Gear Oil 80W90 35 780193 Flanged Bushing 5 / 6 - IB 900 794712 Replacement MST 35A 780197 Flanged Bushing . 751 206 _ 545C Transaxle 36 790075 Brake Disk 37 7 _ 0 _ 07 Brake Pad Plate NOTE : All component dimensions given in 38 7990 _ I Brake Pad ( pkg of 2 ) U . S . inches t inch = 25.4 mm 51
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TRACTOR - MODEL NU MBER 917.271811 BRIGGS & STRA'I'FONENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0147 - E1 22 , _
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.271811 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODELNUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0147 - E1 842 441 524 O 147 394 391 121 CARBURETOR OVERHAUL KIT 859A 51 _ 394 102 / _ 859 95 _ 607 ® 14 _ 53
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.271811 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODELNUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0147 - E1 2221 689 113 _ 1137 / _ 789 861 FUEL PUMP KIT 968 : 97 _ ; ' 432 _ , 392 _ 859 _ 394 _ 859A _ 967 358 ENGINE GASKET SET 445 163 _ o , 1 ÷ I _ II 54
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TRACTOR - MODELNUMBER917 . 271811 BRIGGS & STRATrON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0147 - E1 3O4 332 _ 197 _ 934 _ 75 _ 1006 1005 _ 363 _ 307 A 865A 447 307 | 802 797A 797 544 697 55
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TRACTOR - MODELNUMBER917 . 271811 BRIGG & SSTRATTOENNGINE - MODNEULMBE4R61707T , YPENUMBE0R147 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 498583 Cylinder Assembly 98 807923 Idle Speed Kitetor 2 399265 Bushing - Cylinder 102 693509 e Gasket - Carbur Body 3 391086 • Seal - Oil " 104 693506 CI Pin - Float Hinge 692078 a Valve - Float Needle 4 493304 Sump - Engine 105 5 691162 Head - Cylinder No . 1 107 693482 Body - Lower Carburetor 5A 691163 Head - Cylinder No . 2 108 693505 Valve - Chokee 7 271867 • + Gasket - Cylinder Head # 1 109 693498 Shaft - Chok 7A 271868 , + Gasket - Cylinder Head # 2 117 693507 Q Jet - Main ( Standard ) 8 495754 Breather Assembly 693500 Jet - Main ( High Altitude ) 9 27803 • + Gasket - Breather 119 690720 Screw ( Upper to Lower 10 690334 Screw ( Breather Assy . ) Carburetor Body ) 11 691899 Tube - Breather 121 693503 Carburetor Overhaul Kit 12 692287 • Gasket - Crankcase 122 691928 Spacer - Carburetor 12A 692292 • Gasket - Crankcase ( . 015 ) 125 693479 Carburetor 271188 • Gasket - Crankcase ! , 005 ! 130 693504 Valve - Throttle 271189 • Gasket - Crankcase _ / , 009 133 693512 Float - Carburetor 13 691651 Screw ( Cylinder Head ) 146 691639 Key - Timing 15 690946 Plug - Oil Drain 147 693508 O Jet - Pilotir 16 690666 Crankshaft 161 691401 Base - A Cleanerner 18 495901 Cover - Crankcase 163 690273 • Ganket - Air Clea 19 399264 Kit - BushinngJ / Seal 165 693148 Nut ( Ring Gear ) • 187 499167 O Side ) Line - Fuel ( Cut to Required 20 291675 Seal - Oil ( PTankcase 22 691184 Screw ( Cr Cover / Length ) Sump ) 188 691003 Screw ( Control Bracket ) 22A 693972 Screw ( Crankcase Cover / 197 690364 Screw Back Plate ) Sump ) 202 690570 Link - Mechancal Governor 23 691976 Flywheel 203 493230 Crank - Bell 24 222698 Key - Flywheel 295 690322 Screw ( Bell Crank ) 25 499180 Piston Assembly Std . ) 209 691273 Spring - Governor 499181 Piston Assembly ( . 010 " O . S . ) 211 691807 Spring - Governed Idle 499182 Piston Assembly ( . 020 " O . S . ) 212 693544 Link - tThrottlele 499183 Piston Assembly ( . 030 " O , S . ) 212A 690571 Link - Throt 26 499184 Ring Set - Piston ( Std . ) 219 394348 Gear - Governor 499185 Ring Set - Piston ( . 010 " O . S . ) 220 690412 Washer ( Governor Lever ) 499186 Ring Set - Piston ( . 020 " O . S . 222 691366 Bracket - Control 499187 Ring Set - Piston ( . 030 " O . S . ) 227 690762 Control Lever - Governor 27 691299 Lock - Piston Pin 235 691206 Shield - Fuel Spray 28 498319 Pin - Piston ( Std . ) 240 394358 Filter - Fuel 498320 Pin - Piston ( . 095 " O . S . ) 267 690316 Screw ( Casing Clamp ) 29 497912 Rod - Connecting ( Std . ) 276 693519 _ + Sealing eWasherrControl 498317 Rod - Connecting ( . 020 " 276A 693497 Q Sealing Washv . Undersize ) 278 692810 Washer ( Go Lever ) 32 691133 Screw Connecting Rod ) 279 690366 Screw Valve Cover 33 390420 Vave - Exhaust 297 691331 Nut ArFterRetanor 34 691302 Valve - Intake 304 495588 Housinq - Blower 35 691597 Spring - Valve ( intake ) 305 690960 Screw ( Blower Housing ) 36 691597 Spring - Valve ( Exhaust ) 306 690414 Shield - eCylinderr 40 690656 Retainer - Valve ( Intake ) 306A 690435 Shield - Cylind 4OA 691939 Retainer - Valve ( Exhaust ) 307 691003 Screw ( Cylinder Shield ) 42 494553 497596 Motor - Starter Keeper - Valve 30910 45 261368 Valve Tappet 3 690323 Bolt - Starter Motor 46 691161 Cam Shaft 311 497608 Brush Set 47 691964 Slinger * Oil 332 691059 Nut ( Flywheel ) 48 498542 Short Block ( Replacement RPM Settings : Low Speed : 1900 - 210000 Engine 460707 - 2637 - E1 ) High Speed : 3000 - 32 50 213290 Manifold - Intake 51 692278 , , _ Gasket - Intake Included in Engine Gasket Set , Key . No . 51A 692219 . + Gasket - Intake 358 54 93208 Screw ( Intake Manifold ) O Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Key . 73 692527 Screen - Rotating No . 121ed 74 691677 Screw ( Rotating Screen ) + Includ in Valve Gasket Set , Key . No . 75 691056 Washer ( Flywheel ) 1095 91 693483 Sody - Upper Carburetor ± Included in Fuel Pump Kit , Key . No . 861 95 690718 _ Screw ( l " hrotUe Valve ) 97 693485 Shaft - Throttle NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 56
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TRACTOR - MODELNUMBER917 . 271811 BRIGG & SSTRATFOENNGINE - MODNEULMBE4R61707T , YPENUMBE0R147 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 333 394891 Armature - Magneto 797 690958 Nut ( Brush Retainer ) 334 691061 Screw ( Armature ) 797A 693167 Nut ( Brush Retainer ) 337 802592 Sparkplug 801 691967 Cap - Drive 358 495868 Gasket Set 802 691286 Cap - Endg - 359 691077 Washer - Ground Terminal 803 691427 Housin Starlet 363 691062 Flywheel Puller 807 693511 _ Spacer - Throttle ( 365 690321 Screw ( Carburetor ) 842 271170 ° O - Ring Seal Dipstick Tube 373 691612 Nut Ground Terminal ) 847 495715 Dipstick ! Tube Assembly 383 89838 Wrench - Spark Pug 851 493880 TarminaI - Sparkplugtor 391 693487 Body - Fuel Pump 859 693488 Q ± Gasket - Carbure Pump 392 693491 Q _ : Spring - Pump Diaphragm 859A 693490 _ ± Gasket - Carburetor Pump 394 693489 _ ± Diaphragm - Carburetor 861 693502 Kit - Fuel Pump 395 690481 Cover - Valve Chamber 865 691196 Cover - Air Guide 404 690442 Washer ( Governor Crank ) 865A 691197 Cover - Air Guide 414 691872 Washer ( Bell Crank ) 868 497656 Seal - Valveve 425 691675 Screw ( Air Cleaner Cover ) 868A 273312 Seal - Val 432 693492 _ 1 ± Cap - Spring 869 691802 Seat - Valve ( intake ) 434 693493 Cover Diaphragm 870 691844 Seat - Valve ( Exhaust ) 435 693494 Screw ( Diaphragm Cover ) 871 231218 Bushing - Valve ( Exhaust ) 441 691176 Bracket - OiIFill 871 231218 Bushing - Valve ( Intake ) 445 394019 Filter - Air Cleaner Cartridge 877 393456 Wire / Connector - AItereator 447 690297 Screw ( Air Guide Cover ) 883 692282 • Gasket - Exhaust 449 691044 Screw ( Oil Fill Bracket ) 918 393815 Hose - Vacuum ( Cut to 474 691063 Alternator Required Length ) 506 691029 Nut ( Governor Control Lever ) 934 691058 Screw ( Fan Retainer ) 507 691972 Insulator 955 693513 Plug - Carburetornerer 510 497606 Drive - Stader 967 272490 Filter - Pre Cleaean 513 692024 Clutch - Drive 968 691207 Cover - Air Cl 520 691084 TerminaFGreund 971 691100 Screw ( Air Cleaner Base ) 823 691385 Dipstick 1005 498157 Fan - nFlywheel 524 692532 • Seal - Dipstick Tube 1006 691247 Retainer - Fa 525 690823 Tube - Dipstick 1019 496726 Kit - Label 544 692034 Armature - Starter 1036 695702 Label - Emissions 551 690415 Cover - Valve 1051 691265 Ring - Retaining 552 690553 Bushing - Governor Crank 1058 274279 Owner's Manual 582A 690552 Bushing - Governor Crank 1090 691293 Retainer - BrushValve 562 690311 Bolt ( Governor Lever ) 1095 498047 Gasket Set - 573 696040 Plate - Back 1119 691183 Screw ( Alternator ) 601 95162 Clamp - Hose " 1132 690353 Screw ( Oil Slinger ) 615 690317 Retainer - Governor Shaft 1136 690329 Screw ( Control Bracket ) 616 491530 Crank - Governor 1137 690390 Washer ( Control Bracket ) 629 262539 Spring - Throttle Return 1138 690330 Nut ( Control Bracket ) 635 66538 Boot - Sparkplug RPM Settings : Low Speed : 1990 - 2100 643 496700 Retainer - Air Filter High Speed : 3000 - 3200 689 690555 Spring - Friction 691 690657 • Seal - Governor Shaft Included in Engine Gasket Set , Key . No . 695 693149 Screw ( Ring Gear ) 358 697 691625 Screw ( Ddve Cap ) Q Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Key . 725 280866 Shield Heat NO . 121 726 391362 Gaar - RJn _ + Included in Valve Gasket Sat , Key . No . 741 691285 Gear - Timmg 1095 742 690328 Ratainar - ERing ± Included in Fuel Pump Kit , Key . No . 861 783 693059 Gear - Pinion 789 695050 Harness - Wiring NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 57
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NOTES
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL , NOT ACROSS HILL greater than 15 ° ) never acrose tha face , Make turns gradu - a y to prevent Upping or loss of control . Exercise oextremet l & perate your Tractor up and down the face of slopes ( n I caution when changing direction on slopes , J
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40179720 Harness ignition
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42131563 Cover
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45122822X Ammeter rectangular 6 amp
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5517490508 Screw
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114178073 Owner's manual, spanish
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114138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
114130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
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142175702 Plate . reinforcement
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145409167 Rod pivot chassis/hood
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18532126938 Bumper hood
2176554 Drawbar, stretch
20180679 Plate mtg battery fuel tank
206170165 Shoulder bolt
20717670508 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
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211145212 Hex nut
212165919 Lens insert
23532124028 Bushing, snap, nylon, fuel line
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26STD541437 Locknut, hex, with insert 3/8-16 unc
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30192812X558 Fend/footrest
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3717490508 Screw
38175710 Pivot bracket assembly, l.h.
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5173800400 Locknut
5219091416 Washer
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9199928 Dash
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156166002 Serrated washer
158165589 Shift
159183900 Hub tapered flange shift lt
16STD541431 Nut lock hex w/ins 5/16-18
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
202STD533717 Bolt carriage sh 3/8-16 x 1-3/4 gr. 5
21106933X Knob
212145212 Hex nut
22130804 Rod , brake
24STD541237 Nut
25106888X Spring rod
26STD551037 Washer
27STD561210 Pin
28175765 Rod . brake
2971673 Plunger cap
3123666X Pulley
30169592 Bracket tran
32STD523107 Bolt
34175578 Shaft assembly, foot pedal nibbed
35120183X Bearing
36STD551062 Washer
37STD571810 Roll pin
38165936 Flat pulley
39STD523730 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 x 3
41099 Ring, retainer
40175461 Spacer split 395 x 59 bzp
41175556 Keeper belt
4219131312 Washer
47139245 Pulley, idler, v-groove, plastic
48154407 Cl bellcrank
49123205X Retainer
5121520X Strap, pnt torque 30 degree blk
50STD523715 Bolt hex head 3/8-16 x 1-1/2
51STD541437 Nut crown lock 3/8-16 unc
52STD541431 Nut crown lock 5/16-18 unc
53105710X Link
55105709X Spring
5617000616 Screw 3/8-16 x 1.0
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
63175410 Pulley eng cl mech 38 deg
64173937 Bolt, hex 7/16-20 x 4 grade 5
65STD551143 Washer
66154778 Keeper - belt
70134683 Keeper
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
0178073 Owner's manual, spanish
0178072 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad foot rest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1400302 Steering wheel
10175121 Link drag extended
11STD551137 Washer, lock
13136518 Spacer
15145212 Hex nut
17407600 Shaft assembly, steering
2195673 Axle assembly stmp dropped stl
26126847X Bushing
2819131416 Washer
2917000612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
3169840 Left Spindle assembly left hand
30STD561210 Pin
32192757 Rod, tie
36155106 Bushing, steering
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38139769 Insert, cap steering wheel, standard, black
3919133812 Washer, 25/32 x 1-1/4 x 16 guage
4169839 Spindle assembly right hand
40STD541537 Gripco nut
41186737 Adaptor, steering wheel
42145054X428 Steering boot
43121749X Washer
44153721 Extension shaft steering lr.lt
46121232X Cap
476855M Zerk grease fitting
56266H Thrust bearing use 1 or 2 as required
51STD541431 Nut lock hex w/ins. 5/16-18 unc
54STD523112 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/4
6121748X Washer
63STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr 5
66154404 Bearing - arm
6772110618 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 x 2-1/4
68169827 Axle brace
719272016 Washer
71175146 Steering
812000029 Ring
82199978 Bracket susp chassis front
85133835 Fastener
88175118 Bolt . shoulder
93366R Bearing
91175553 Steering clip
05479J Plug
0178073 Owner's manual, spanish
0178072 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad foot rest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1170547 Control, throt paddle
10145552 Heat shield
11STD551125 Washer lock heavy helical 1/4
12STD522507 Bolt fin hex 1/4-20 unc x .75
13165287 Muffler
14148456 Plug drain oil easy drain
16STD551237 Washer lock ext tooth 3/8
1717060624 Screw thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
217720408 Screw, hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8
23169837 Shield thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
25145996 Control
2673920600 Nut
27152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
29137180 Kit spark arrester (flat screen)
3N/P Engine, b & s (see breakdown) no. 461707-0147-e1
31157103 Tank fuel 3.5 stl w/o sensor
32161696 Cap fuel guage
33123487X Clamp hose
34106082X Pad
378543R Fuel line
38181654 Plug, oil drain easy
39109227X Pad idler
4149723 Muffler, assembly, twin lo-tone
4517000612 Screw
5144069 Exhaust assembly lh b and s 18 hp vent
6144068 Exhaust
7138129 Clamp
8171877 Bolt 5/16-18 unc x 1-3/4 with sems
81STD541425 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 starter nut
05479J Plug
0178073 Owner's manual, spanish
0178072 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad foot rest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1401043 Seat 3350 black/black craftsman
10195530 Pan pnt seat (black)
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
0178073 Owner's manual, spanish
0178072 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad foot rest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
11156368 Decal, fender stlt oper inst english/spanish
13146046 Decal, v-belt, drive, schematic
15160369 Decal, mower drive schematic
19138047 Decal, battery, dirhard, sears
2176681 Decal, engine
20172331 Decal mower srs heavy duty 12 ga
22149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
3171696 Decal hood rh craftsman
4171697 Decal hood lh craftsman
5177253 Decal hood side l71000 lt
6133644 Decal maintance customer sears domestic
7177265 Decal, lower dash
8171808 Decal, replacement
9163204 Decal, fender, craftsman gold
05479J Plug
0178073 Owner's manual, spanish
0178072 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad foot rest rh stlt
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, front
459904 Tube
5106732X624 Rim, front
6278H Fitting
79040H Flange bearing
8106108X624 Rim, rear
9125833X Tire, rear
05479J Plug
0178073 Owner's manual, spanish
0178072 Owner's manual, english
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad foot rest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1159460 Wire assembly inner/spring with plunger lt
11151141 Link, lift, l.h.
12151140 Link, lift, r.h.
13STD624008 Retainer spring
15173288 Link front susp.
16STD541250 Nut hex, jam 1/2-13 unc
17175689 Trunnion
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
519211621 Washer
6120183X Bearing
7125631X Grip
8125925X Button, plunger, red
1176027 Mower deck assembly, 42"
10140296 Washer
1015479J Plug
101178073 Owner's manual, spanish
101178072 Owner's manual, english
101169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
101184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
101184311X428 Pad foot rest rh stlt
101138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
101130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
101198383 Mulch plate
10271081010 Screw
10319061216 Washer
104STD551110 Washer, lock
105160793 Assembly b latch
1062029J Nut weld .327/.304 no. 10-24
11134149 Blade
111181040 Bracket, gauge, wheel l.h.
112181040 Bracket, gauge, wheel r.h.
11317060514 Screw tapping 5/16-18 unc
114STD541431 Nut, hex keps 5/16-18 unc
115872110504 Bolt, carriage 5/16 unc x 1/2
1164898H Shoulder bolt
117165746 Gauge wheel
11873930600 Locknut
119STD551037 Washer 3/8 x 7/8 x 14 gauge
121143723 Bracket
12919131312 Washer
13137646 Shaft assembly, mandrel, vented ((includes key ...
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 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 1-3/4
16174493 Stripper
18STD533106 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
19132827 Bolt shoulder
2STD533107 Bolt
20159770 Vortex baffle
21STD541431 Nut crownlock 5/16-18 unc
22177563 Stiffener bracket
23177563 Bracket, deflector
24105304X Cap
25123713X Spring
26110452X Push nut
27130968 Shield, 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 gauge
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
9STD551137 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