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Owner's Manual 21.0 HP ELECTRIC START 42 " MOWER 6 SPEED TRANSAXLE LAWN TRACTOR Model No . 917.271832 • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Repair Parts For answers to your questions CAUTION : about this product , Call : Read and follow all 1 - 800 - 659 - 5917 Safety Rules and Instructions Sears Craftsman Help Line 5 am - 5 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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Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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 pumhase , if this Craftsman Riding Equipment is maintained , lubdcated and tuned up according to the instructions in the owner's manual , Sears will repair or replace , free of charge , any parts found to be defective in material or workmanship . Warranty service is available free of charge by returning 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 . 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 , electrical and mechanical damage caused by improper storage , failure to use theble proper grade and amount of engine oil , failure to keep the deck clear of flamma debris , 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 . A product is " used for commemial purpose " if is used for any purpose other than single family household dwellings or in usage where profit is made . LIMITED 90 DAY WARRANTY ON BATI'ERY For ninety ( 90 ) days from date of purchase , if any battery includedwith this riding equipment proves defective in matedal or workmanship and our testing determines the battery will not hold a charge , Sears will replace the battery at no charge . War - rant ' / service is available free of charge by returning your Craftsman dding equipment to your nearest Sears Service Center , In - home warranty service is available but a trips . charge will apply . This warranty applies only while this product is in the United State TO LOCATE THE NEAREST SEARS SERVICE CENTER OR TO SCHEDULE IN - HOME WARRANTY SERVICE , SIMPLY CONTACT SEARS AT 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME This Warranty gives you specific legal dghts , and you may also have other rights which may vary from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , D / 817 WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 2
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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 inthe manual and on the controland tipover accidents , which can re - machine before starting . sult in severe inury or death . AJl stopesp requ re extra caution . If you cannot back u • Only allow responsibleadults , who are the slope or if you feel uneasy on it , do not familiar withthe instructions , to operate mow it . the machine . DO : • Clear the area of objects such as rocks , toys , wire , etc . , which could be picked • Mow up and down slopes , not across . • Remove obstaclessuch as rocks , tree up and thrown by the blade . • Be sure the area is clear of otherpeople limbs , etc . before mowing . Stop machine if anyone Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . fUnevent enters the area . terrain couldovertum the machine . Ta • Never carry passengerS . grass can hide obstacles . • Do not mow in reverse unlessabsolutely Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so necessary . Always look down and that you wirr not have to stop or shift whire on the slope . behind before and while backing . Follow the manufacturer's recommenda - • Be aware of the mower discharge direction and do not point it at anyone . tions for wheel weights or counter - Do not operate the mower withouteither weights to improve stability . the entire grass catcher or the guard in Use extra care with grass catchers or other attachments . These can change placa . • Slow down before turning . the stability of the machine . Keep all movement on the slopes slow • Never leave a running machine unattended . Arways turn off blades , set and gradual . Do not make sudden parking brake , stop engine , end remove changes in speed or direction . keys before dismounting . Avoid startingor stopping on a slope . If • Turn off blades when not mowing . tires lose traction , disengage the blades • Stop engine before removing grass and proceed slowly straightdown the catcher or unclogging chute . slope . DO NOT : • Mow only in daylight or good artificial light . • Do not turn on slopes unless necessary , • Do not operate the machine while under and then , turn slowly and gradually the influence of alcohol or drugs . downhill , if possible . • Watch for trafficwhen operatingnear or • Do not mow near drep - offs , ditches , or crossing roadways , embankments . The mower could • Use extra care when loading or unload - suddenly turn over if a wheel is over the ing the machine into a traileror truck . edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge • Data indicatesthat operators , age 60 caves in . years and above , are involved in a large • Do not mow on wet grass . Reduced percentage of riding mower - related traction could cause sliding . injuries . These operatorsshould • Do not try to stabilizethe machine by evaluate their abilityto operate the riding puttingyourfoot on the ground . mower safely enough to protect them - • Do notuse grass catcher on steep selves and others from serious injury . slopes . • Keep machine free of grass , leaves or other debris build - up which can touch hot exhaust / engine parts and bum . Do not allowthe mower deck to plow leaves or other debris which can cause build - up to occur . Clean any oil or fuel spillage before operating or storing othere machine . Allow machine to cool bef storage . 3
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• Never run a machine inside a closed III . CHILDREN area . Tragic accidents can occur if the operator • Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade is not alert to the presence of children . attachment bolts , tight and keep Children are often attracted to the equipment in good condition . machine and the mowing activity . Never • Never tamper with safety devices . assume that children will remain where Check their proper operation regulady . you last saw them . • Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or • Keep children out of the mowing areaher other debris build - up . Clean oil or fuel and under the watchful care of anot spillage . Allow machine to cool before responsible adult . storing . • Be alert and turn machine off if children • Stop and inspect the equipment if you enter the area . strike an object . Repair , if necessary , • Before and when backing , look behind before restarting . and down for small children . • Never make adjustments or repairs with • Never carP / 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 deterioration , • Never allow children to operate the which could expose moving parts or machine . allow objects to be thrown . Frequently • Use extra care when approaching blind check components and replace with corners , shrubs , trees , or other objects manufacturer's recommended parts , that may obscure vision . when necessary . IV , SERVICE • Mower blades are sharp and can cut . Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and • Usa extra care in handling gasoline use extra caution when servicing them . and other fuels . They are flammable • Check brake operation frequently . and vapors are explosive . Adjust and service as required . - Use only an approved container , - 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 enter the area . people before mowing . Stop machine if anyone enters the area . • Before and when backing , look behind • Never carry passengers or children and down for small children . even with the blades off . • Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - not across . lutely necessary . Always look down • Remove obstacles such as recks , tree and behind before and while backing . limbs , etc . • Never carry children . They may fall off • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . and be seriously 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 .
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" Usa 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 comply while on the slope . with specifications of the manufacturer of • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If your tractor . Use common sense when tires lose traction , disengage the 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 . " fires 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 - _ ILWARNING : Engine exhaust , some of sary , and then , turn slowly and gradu - ally downhill , if possible . its constituents , and certain vehicle components contain or emit chemicalsuse , _ Look for this symbol to point out known to the State of California to ca important safety precautions . It meansUR cancer and birth defects or other repro - CAUTION . q BECOMEALERTfl ! YO ductive harm . SAFETY IS INVOLVED . _ WARNING : Battery posts , terminals _ CAUTION : In order to prevent and related accessories contain lead and accidental starting when setting up , lead compounds , chemicals known to the transporting , adjusting or making repairs , State of California to cause cancer and always disconnect spark plug wire and birth defects or other reproductive harm . place wire where it cannot contact spark Wash hands after handling . plug . _ b CAUTION : Do not coast down a hill in neutral , you may lose control of the tractor . 5
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS We have competent , well - trained techni - GASOLINE 3.5 GALLONS cians and the proper tools to service or repair this tractor . CAPACITY UNLEADED Please read and retain this manual . The ANDTYPE : REGULAR instructions will enable you to assemble OILTYPE SAE 30 ( ABOVE 32 ° F and maintain your tractor properly . ( API + SF - SJ ) : SAE 5W - 30 Always observe the " SAFETY ( BELOW 32 ° F ) RULES " . Repair AGREEMENT OIL CAPACITY : 3.0 PINTS A Repair Agreement is available on this product . Contact your nearest Sears store SPARK PLUG : CHAMPION RJ19LM for details . IGAP : . 030 " ) OR JtgLM CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES GROUND SPEED FORWARD : • Read and observe the safety rules . ( MPH ) : 1sT 1.2 • Follow a regular schedule in maintain - 2 " o 1,5 ing , caring for and usingyour tractor . 3m ° 2.4 • Follow the instructionsunder " Mainte - 4TM 3.5 nance " and " Storage " sections of this 5TM 4.8 owner's manual . 6TM 5.3 REVERSE : 1,5 _ I , WARNING : This tractor is equipped TIRE PRESSURE : FRONT : 14 PSI with an internal combustion engine and REAR : 10 PSI should not be used on or near any unimproved forest - covered , brush - CHARGING 3AMPS BATTERY covered or grass + covered land unless the SYSTEM : 5 AMPS HEADLIGHTS engine's exhaust system is equipped with BA'I - [ ERY : AMP / HR : 30 a spark arrester meeting applicable local MIN , CCA : 240 or state laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is CASE SIZE : U1 R used , it should be maintained in effective working order by the operator . 3LADE BOLT 27 - 35 F ' £ LBS , In the state of California the above is TORQUE : required by law ( Section 4442 of the California Public Resources Code ) . Other CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase states may have similar laws . Federal of a new tractor . It has been designed , laws apply on federal lands . A Spark engineered and manufactured to give you arrester for the muffler is available the best possible dependability and through your nearest Sears service center pedormance . ( See REPAIR PARTS section of this Should you experience any problem you manual ) . cannot easily remedy , please contact a Sears or other qualified service center .
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Steering Wheel _ _ , _ , _ . . _ _ n _ o . _ _ ' _ , ° ; x ' _ t , ( 1 ) Large Flat Washer ( 1 ) HexBe , t _ 5 / 16 - 18x1 - I / 4 ( 1 ) Locknut 5 / 16 - 18 _ ( 1 ) Lockwasher 3 / 8 M IIIlilllll _ , SteerinJgl IIIIIIIIll Steering Wheel _ ^ E . _ nsion II , , Adapter _ Sle _ tg _ ) nan IO j ( 1 ) Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge _ ( 1 ) Knob For Future Use Keys Video Casseffe Slope Sheet € ( 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 tthee correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness . Review the video casset 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 ) 1 / 2 " wrench 8 . Remove protective materials from ( 1 ) Utility knife ( 1 ) Pliers tractor hood and gritt . ( 1 ) " 13repressure gauge IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any When right or left hand is mentioned in staples in skidthat may puncturetires this manual , it means , from your point of where tractor is to rolloff skid . view , when you are in the operating position ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM CARTON UNPACK CARTON 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 fiat . 3 . Check for any additional loose parts or cartons and remove . BEFORE REMOVING TRACTOR FROM SKID A'FI'ACHSTEERINGWHEEL ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND SOOT 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 . IMPORTANT : " nghtenbelt and nut securely to 18 - 22 ft . Ibs . torque . HOWTO SET UPYOUR TRACTOR 2 . Place tabs of staedng boot over tab CHECK BATrERY slots in dash and push down to secure . 1 . Lift hood to raised position . NOTE : It this battery is put intoservice INSTALL STEERING WHEEL after month and year indicated on label 3 . Position front wheels of the tractor so ( label located between terminals ) charge they are pointing straight forward . battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 4 . Remove steering wheel adapter from amps . ( Sea = BATrERY " in Maintenance steering wheel and slide adapter onto section of this manual for charging steering shaft extension . instructions ) . 5 . Position steering wheel so cross bars are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide inside boot and onto adapter . 8
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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 from the skid . . . , , , Label TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Operation section for location and function of controls ) 1 . Press lifletver 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 oft skid . knob . 5 . Remove banding holding deflector 1 , Remove adjustment knob and flat shield up against tractor . washer securing seat to cardboard TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See packing and set aside for assembly of seat to tractor , Operation section for location and 2 . Pivot seat upward and remove from function of controls ) the cardboard packing . Remove the A . WARNING : Before starting read cardboard packing and discard . understand and fo ow a nstructons n 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 t . 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 raisest attachment lift lever to its highe 8 . Get off seat without moving its position . adjusted position . 6 . Start the engine . After engine has 9 . Raise seat and tighten adjustment started , move throttle control to idle knob securely . position . 7 . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position and hold . Move gearshift lever to tst gear . 8 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal and slowly drive tractor off skid . SeatPan _ 9 . Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking brake and place gearshift lever in o , d ° r neutral position . 10 . Turn ignition key to " OFF " position . Continue with the instructions that follow .
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INSTALL MULCHER PLATE CHECK TIRE PRESSURE ( 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 importantfor best upright position . cutting performance . 2 . Place front of mulcher plate over fronto of mower deck opening and slide int • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in " 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 properlyleveled . See " TOe _ II , CAUTION : Do not remove deflector LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in th shield from mower . Raise and hold shield Service and Adjustments sectionof 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 reptacing 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 sectionof this manual . Vedfy 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 discharging and bagging also . tractor , check to see that the brake is Deflector properly adjusted . See " TO ADJUST Shield " _ Mulcher BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . oLatchks Ho 10
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V'CHECKLIST Before 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 properly prepared and charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . , / Seat is adjusted comfortably and tightened securely . , / All tires are properly inflated . ( For shipping purposes , the tires were overinflated at the factory ) . , / Be sure mower deck is properly leveled side - to - side / front - to - rear for best cutting results . ( Tires must be properlyinflated for JeveJing ) . , / Check mower end 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 properly 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 . , / 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 . BATrERY CAUTION OR REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW WARNING / ENO , NEEONNG , NEOO , LFPFRESLS , OO . R _ ESOON % _ . P ] _ FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWER LIFT LOCKED R N H L ATTACHMENT REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW PARKING SRAKE CLUTCH ENGAGED KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS A'rFACHMENT IGNITION CLUTCH DISENGAGED ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) FREE WHEEL ( AutOma6cModels ¢ _ ly ) DANGER , KEEP HANDS ANO FEET AWAY 12
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KNOWYOUTRRACTOR READTHISOWNER'MSANUAALNDSAFETYRULESBEFOROEPERATING sYOURTRACTORtratiownisthyoutrractotrofamiliariyzoeursewlfiththelocationsof Compatrheeillu variouscontrolsandadjustments . Savethismanualfor futurereference , Attachment Li _ : _ t Clutch Lever Ignition Switch Ammeter Switch Choke Control Lift Lever Plunger Throttle Control _ Attachment Lift Lever Clutch / Brake Pedal Height Indicator Parking Brake Gearshift Lever Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER : Used GEARSHIFT LEVER : Selects the speed and direction of tractor . to engage the mower blades , or other ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER : Used to attachments mounted to your tractor . LIGHT SWITCH : Turns the headlightson raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck and off . or other attachments mounted to your THROI - I'LE CONTROL : Used for starting tractor . LIFT LEVER PLUNGER : Used to release and controlling engine speed . CHOKE CONTROL : Used when starting attachment lift lever when changing its a cold engine . position . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL : Used for IGNITION SWITCH : Used for starting and 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 | eyes , which can result in severe eye damage . Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your tractor or performing any adjustments or repairs . We recommend a wide vision safety mask over spectacles , or standard safety glasses . I HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR • Turn ignition key to " OFF " position and TO SET PARKING BRAKE remove key . Always remove key whend leaving tractor to prevent unauthorize 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 ignitionswitchse leave the seat withoutfirst setting the in any positionother than " OFF " will cau 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 " positionand hold . tractor is standing idle with the engine 2 . Place parking brake lever in " EN - running , hot engine exhaust gases mayte GAGED " position and release cause = browning " of grass . To elimina 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 . TO USE THROTTLE CONTROL Throttle _ Always operate engine at full throttle . Control \ , Position • Operating engine at less than full Parking Brake throttle reduces the battery charging rate . Pedal Position • Full throttle offers the best bagging and Position mower performance . TO USE CHOKE CONTROL Use choke controlwhenever you are Gearshift startinga 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 . ENGINE - 3 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal to start movement . • Move throttle control to slow position . IMPORTANT : Bring tractorto a complete NOTE : Failure to move throttle control to stop before shitting or changing gears . slow position and allowing engine to idle Failure to do so willshorten 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 The positionof the attachment lift lever Your tractor is equipped with an operator determines the cutting height . presence sensing switch . Any attempt by • Grasp lift lever . the operator to leave the seat with the engine running and the attachment clutch • Press plunger with thumb and move lever to desired position . engaged will shut off the engine . The cutting height range is approxi - 1 . Select desired height of cut . mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " . The heights are 2 . Start mower blades by engaging attachment clutch control . measured from the ground to the blade tip TO STOP MOWER BLADES ° with the engine not running . These disengage attachment clutch control heights are approximate and may vary 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 cut 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 AttachmentClutch Attachment LiftLever better looking lawns , mow often and Lever " Engaged " _ HighPosition after moderate growth . • For best cuffing performance , grass Position _ : : over 6 inches in height should tbe mowed twice , Make the first cu " Disengaged " - - / _ - - - - _ _ ' _ 1 ) / _ . _ Low relatively high ; the second to desired Position _ _ _ . / _ _ , _ / " - _ Position height . TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS Gauge wheels are propedy adjusted ' _ Dleifel ; doCr t when they are slightly off the groundng when mower is at the desired cutti height in operating position , Gaugeper wheels then keep the deck in pro position to help prevent scalping in most TO OPERATE ON HILLS terrain conditions . NOTE : Adjust gauge wheels with tractor _ CAUTION : Do not drive up or down on a flat level surface . hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and do 1 . Adjust mower to desired cutting height not drive across any slope . A slope guide ( See " TO ADJUST MOWER CU'I - rlNG 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 slightlyoff the hills . ground . Install gauge wheel in * If slowing is necessary , move throttle appropriate hole with shoulder belt , 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 brake . gauge wheel in same adjustment hole . • Move gearshift lever to 1st gear . Be Gauge Wheel " _ sure you have allowed room for tractor to roll slightlyas you restart movement . Bracket • To restart movement , slowly release parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . • Make all turns slowly . 3 / 8 - 16 Locknut - 3 / 8 ; houlder Gauge Wheel 15
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TO TRANSPORT ADD GASOLINE • Raise attachment lift to highest position • Fill fuel tank . Usa fresh , clean , regular with attachment lift control . unleaded gasoline with a minimum of • When pushing or towing your tractor , 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline will be sure gearshift lever is in neutral ( N ) increase carbon and lead oxide position . deposits and reduce valve life ) . Do not • Do not push or tow tractor at more than mix oit with gasoline . Purchase fuel in five ( 5 ) MPH . quantities that can be used within 30 NOTE : To protect hood from damage days to assure fuel freshness . when transporting your tractor on a truck IMPORTANT : When operating in tem - or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and peratures below 32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , secured to tractor . Use an appropriate clean winter grade gasoline to help means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , insure good cold weather starting . etc . ) . _ i , WARNING : Experience indicates that TOWING CARTS AND OTHER ATrACH - 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 duringstorage . 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 . 33ras 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 yourtractor . 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 bottomof gas tank with summer weight oil fillerneck . Do not overfill . Wipe off any 1 . Check engine oil with tractor on level spilled oil or fuel Do not store , spiltor use ground . gasoline near an open flame , 2 . Remove oil flU cap / dipstick and wipe clean , reinsert the dipstick and screw cap tight , wait for a few seconds , remove and read oil level , If neces - sary , add oil until " FULL " mark on dipstick is reached . Do not overfill . • For cold weather operation you should change o _ 1tor easier starting ( See " OIL VISCOSITY CHART " in the Mainte - nance sectionof this manual ) . • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - nance sectionin this manual . 16
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TO START ENGINE COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° Fand below ) Wben sta , ' _ rotbeer _ ne fortbefirst _ me orifra 7 . When engine starts , slowly push • e engineI - msrun outof fuel , il wgltakeexl choke control in until the engineue crankingtimeto movefuelfromthetank tothe begins to run smoothly . Contin to engine . push the choke control in small steps 1 . Sit on seat in operating position , allowing the engine to accept hsmalle depress clutch / brake pedal and set changes in speed and load , until t parking brake . choke control is fully in . If the engine 2 . Place gear shift lever in neutraJ ( N ) starts to run roughly , pull the choke position . 3 . Move attachment clutch to " DISEN - control out slightly for a few seconds and then continue to push the control GAGED " position . in slowly . This may require an engine 4 . Move throttle controlto fast position warm - up period from several seconds 5 . Pull choke controlout 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 mayout NOTE : Beforestarting , readthewarmand require the choke control be pulled co ! d starting procedures below . 6 . Insert key into ignition and turn key slightly . clockwise to " START " position and NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 feet ) or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) release key as soon as engine starts . the carburetor fuel mixture may need to Do not run starter continuously for be adjusted for best engine performance . more than fifteen seconds per minute . See " TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the If the engine does not start after Service and 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 slightlyfor 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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MOWING TIPS MULCHING MOWING TIPS • Mower should be properly leveled for IMPORTANT : For best performance , best mowing performance . See " TO keep mower housingfree of built - upgrass LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the and trash . Clean after each use . Service and Adjustments section of this • The special mulching blade will recut manual . the grass clippings many times and • The left hand side of mower should be reduce them in size so that as they fall used for trimming . onto the lawn they will disperse into the grass and not be noticed . Also , the • Drive so that clippings are dischargedve onto the area that has been cut . Ha mulched 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 providethe cutting . best recuttingaction 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 ortwo best time to mow your lawn is the eady rounds , afternoon . At thistime 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 heightso that the mower cuts off possible fire hazard from dried clip - only the top one - third of the grass blades . For extremely heavy mulching , pings . Make first cut relatively high ; the reduce your width of cut on each pass second to the desired height . and mow slowly . • Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet • Certain types of grass and grass grass wig plug mower and leave undesirable clumps . Allow grass to dry conditions may require that an area be before mowing . mulched a second time to completely hide the clippings . When doing a • Always operate engine at full throttle second cut , mow across or perpendicu - when mowing to assure better mowing lar to the first cut path . performance and proper discharge of 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 and graining of the lawn . • When operating attachments , select a ground speed that will suit the terrain and give best performance of the Max 1 / 3 attachment being used . 18
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_ . I _ n _ lp _ ed _ _ i a _ , , ch _ _ e _ ir / SOI _ XNt 7 . Ti _ d'q ) hq ' _ nLt _ depl ' . ' _ _ OX _ 3 _ _ . 4 _ a . rn _ LUBRICATION CHART GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS Spindle The warranty on this tractordoes not cover Zork Zerk items that have been subjected to operator Front abuse or negligence . To receive full value Wheel Wheer from the warranty , operator must maintain tractor as instructedin thismanual . Beadng Bearing Zerk Zork Some adjustments willneed to be made periodically to properly maintain your tractor . All adjustmentsin the Service and Adjustmentssection of this manual should be checkedat least once each season . • Once a year you should replace the spark plug , clean or replace air filter , andw Gearshift check blades and belts for wear . A ne _ - - - ' " - - - * Pivots spark plug and clean air filter assure @ SAE 30 or tow30 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 t . 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 attract 4 . Check operator presence and dust and did that will shorten the life of the interlock systems for proper operation . self - lubricatingbearings . 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 belt , lock washer and BRAKE OPERATION flat washer in exact order as shown . Ittractor 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 belt is grade 8 heat justed . ( See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the treated , Service and Adjustments section of this TrailingEdaeUp MandrelAssembly manual ) . " _ . BladeCenter _ . - . _ L TIRES • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires ( See = PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual ) . • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect control chemicals which can harm 3 _ ' - Hex Bolt ( Grade 8 ) ° rubber . * A Grade8 heattreatedboltcan be identified • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp bysixlines on thebolthead . objects and other hazards that may cause tire damage . TO SHARPEN BLADE NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent NOTE : We do not recommend sharpen - flat 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 . " 13resealant 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 grindingwheel . 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 brake pedal is fully depressed ande balancer . ( When using a cone bal - attachment clutch control is in th ancer , follow the instructionssupplied disengaged position . with balancer . ) • When the engine is running , any NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing attempt by the operator to leave 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 belt or pin and holdthe 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 or Pin _ / 1 . Raise mower to highest position to allow access to blades . CenterHole 2 . Remove hex bolt , lock washer and flat washer securing blade . 3 . Install new or resharpened blade with trailing edge up towards deck as shown . 20
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BA'I - rERY when used above 32 ° F . Check your engine oil level more frequently to avoid Youtrractohrasabattercyharginsgystem whichissufficiefnotrnormaulse . How - possible engine damage from running low on oil . everp , edodcicharginogfthebatterwyith 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 ( 8 ) hours of operation . ] ighten oil fill cap / your tractor is maintenance free . Do not dipstick securely each time you check the attempt to open or remove caps or covers , oil level . Adding or checking level of electrolyte is not necessary , TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL TO CLEAN BA'I - FERY AND TERMINALS Determine temperature range expected before oil change . All oil must meet API Corrosion and did 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 install 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 BA'I - I'ERY " inthe SERVICE AND 5 . After oil has drained completely , close and lock the drain valve by pushing ADJUSTMENTS section of this inward and turning clockwise until the manual ) . pin is in the locked position as shown . V - BELTS 6 . Remove the drain tube and replace Check V - be _ tsfor 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 dipsticktube . 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 with API service classificationSF - SJ . dipstick . Oil DrainValve Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade temperature . and - - - - - . . / _ = _ - - _ . _ " _ ' _ | . . - " LsckedI Position according to your expected operating _ 1 Close NOTE : Although multi - viscosity oils Ca ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) improve starting in cold weather , these multi - viscosityoils will result in increased oil consumption 21 DrainTube
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CLEANAIRSCREEN NOTE : If very dirty or damaged , replace cartridge . Airscreemn usbt ekepftreeofdirtand 4 . Reinstall cartridge plate , wing nuts , chaftfoprevenent gine damage fromsh precleaner , cover and secure with overheating . Clean with a wire bru or knob ( s ) . compressed air to remove dirt and IMPORTANT : Petreleum solvents , such as stubborn dried gum fibers . kerosene , are not to be used to clean the ENGINE COOLING FINS cartridge . They may cause deterioration of Remove any dust , dirt or oil from engine the cartridge . Do not oil certndge . Do not cooling fins to prevent engine damage use pressurizedair to clean or dry car - from overheating . Air guide covers must tridge . be removed . Remove side panels and hood ( See " TO REMOVE HOOD aANDnd GRILL ASSEMBLY " in the Service Knob _ over Adjustments section of this manual ) . _ Cartridge TopAir Guide Wing Nut _ i _ late Foam _ ; over _ , _ EngineCooling + ' , , Pre - Cleaner _ " - ' - Cartridge Fins _ Air Scre _ Cover ( Both Sides ) MUFFLER Inspect and replace corroded muffler and spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could AIR FILTER create a fire hazard and / or damage . Your engine willnot run properlyusing a SPARK PLUGS dirtyair filter . Clean the foam pre - cleaner Replace spark plugs at the beginning of after every 25 hoursof operation or every each mowing season or after every 100 season . Service paper cartridge every 100 hours of operation , whichever occurs first . hoursof operation or every season , Spark plug type and gap setting areIONS " whichever occursfirst . shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICAT Service air cleaner more often under dusty section of this manual . conditions . IN - LINE FUEL FILTER t , Remove knob ( s ) and cover . The fuel filter should be replaced once TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER each season . If fuel filter becomes 2 , Slide foam pre * ctsaner off cartridge , clogged , obstructingfuel flow 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 cool , remove filter and 5 , Saturate it in engine oil , Wrap it in plug fuel line sections . clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to 2 . Place new fuel filter in position in fuel remove excess oil . line with arrow pointing towards No'rE : If very dirty or damaged , reptace carburetor . pre - 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 certridge to prevent debris from entering carburetor , _ _ PFilter 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 of all foreign matter . carburetor are covered to keep water out . • Keep finished surfaces and wheels free Water in engine can result in e 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 " end remove key . 5 . Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped . 6 . Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannol come in contact with plug . TRACTOR 8 . Disconnect front links from deck by removing retainer springs . TO REMOVE MOWER 9 . Raise lift lever to raise suspensioner Mower willbe easier to remove from the arms . Slide mower out from und rightside of tractor . tractor . 1 . Place attachment clutch in = DISEN - IMPORTANT : If an attachment otherthan 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 spring oft 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 . deflector shield 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 - _ - SquareHc4e Clutch S Anti - Swa Front Link Collar Housing ( Both Sides ) Guide Large Spring 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 . on level ground or ddveway . Make sure • If links are not equal in length , adjust tires are properly inflated ( See " PRODUCT one link to same length as other link . SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual ) , • To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " If tires are over or underinflated , you will on both front linksan equal number of not properly adjust your mower , turns . SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT • When distance = D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower • Raise mower to its highest position . at frontthan rear , tighten nuts " F " • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , against trunnion on both front links . measure height from bottom edge of • To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " mower to ground . Distance " A " on bothr from trunnion on both front links . sides of mower should be the same o Tighten nut " E " on both front linksan within 1 / 4 " of each other . equal number of turns . • If adjustment is necessary , make • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower adjustment on one side of mower only , at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift trunnion on both front links . link adjustment nut on that side . • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift link adjustment nut on that side . Mandrel NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . _ i \ o o ' ° • Recheck measurements after adjusting . BottomEdge _ BottomEdge of Mowerto ( - - - - _ / L _ - - _ - - _ of Mowerto BothFrontUnks Shouldbe EqualinLength r ° und Suspension Arm . Nut " E " Trunnion Lift Link Adjustment Nut Nut " P ' _ FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTM ENT IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to - side . If the following front - to - back adjust - FrontLinks 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 " TOof Check adjustment on right side of tractor . REMOVE MOWER " in this section Measure distance " D " directly in front and this manual ) . behind the mandrel at bottom edge of 2 . Work belt oft both mandrel pulleys and mower housing as shown . idler pulleys , 3 . Pun 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 sudace . Engagea removal . parking brake . For assistance , there is 5 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves belt installation guide decal on bottom side of leftfootrest . 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 stationery idler and clutching idler . Pulley _ , _ . _ 3 . Pull belt stacktoward rear of tractor . _ : _ , _ _ _ ' / _ _ L , , f / Mandrel Remove belt upwards from transaxle pulley by deflecting belt keepers . 4 . Pull belt toward frontof tractor and remove downwards from around engine pulley . lley 5 . Install new belt by reversing above procedure . Engine TO ABJUST BRAKE Pulley Your tractor is equipped with an adjust - yn _ able brake system which is mounted on Clutching idler / the right side of the transaxle . If tractor requiresmore than six ( 6 ) feet stopping distance at high speed in highest Stationary gear on a level dry concrete or paved Idler surface , then brake must be adjusted • 1 . Depress clutcl'vbrake pedal and engage parking brake • 2 . Measure distance between brake operating arm and nut = A " on brake rod . 3 . If distance is other than 1 - 1 / 2 " , loosen jam nut and turn nut " A " until distance TRANSAXLE GEAR SHIFT LEVER becomes 1 - 1 / 2 " . Retighten jam nut NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT against nut " A " . The transaxle should be in neutral when 4 . Road test tractor for proper stopping distance as stated above . Readjust if the gear shift lever is in neutral ( N ) ( lock necessary . If stopping distance is still gate ) position . The adjustment is preset at greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest the factory ; however , if adjustment is gear , further maintenance is neces - needed , proceed as follows : sary . Contact a Sears or other 1 . Make sure transaxle is in neutral ( N ) . NOTE : When the tractor rear wheels move qualified service center . freely , the transaxle is in neutral , 2 . Loosen adjustment bolt in frontof the " Engaged " right rear wheel . 3 . Position the gear shift lever in the N _ ' A " neutral ( N ) position . With Parking Brake 4 . Tighten adjustment bolt securely . NOTE : If additional clearance is needed to get to adjustment bolt , move mower deck height to the lowest position . _ 3 _ o _ am N _ era _ ng Arm 25
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Neutral TO START ENGINE WITH AWEAK GearshiftLever Lock Gate BATTERY ACAUTION : Lead - acidbatteries generate explosive gasss . Keepsparks , flameand smokingmaterialsaway from battenes . Always wear eye protec _ onwhen around _ Adjustment batteries . If yourbattery istooweak to starttheengine , it Bolt shouldbe recharged . ( See " BATTERY " inthe MAINTENANCE section of this manual ) . TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGN - If " jumper cables " are used foremergency MENT starting , foUowthisprocedure : If steering wheel crossbars are not IMPORTANT : Yourtractorisequ _ opedwitha hohzontal ( left to right ) when wheels are 12voif negativegrounded system . T _ other positioned straight forward , remove vehical must alsobe a 12 voltnegative steering wheel and reassemble per grounded system . Do not useyour tractor instructionsin the Assembly section of this battery to start othervehicles . manual . TO ATTACHJUMPER CABLES - FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER 1 . Connect each end of the RED cable to The front wheel toe - in and camber are not the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each adjustable on your tractor . If damage hasor battery , taking care not to short occurred to affect the front wheel toe - in 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 o 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 stow leaks , tire sealant may be purchased from your Iooal parts " Positive " ( + ) " Negative " ( - ) dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . Washers Rso , n , og Square Key _ _ = , - _ w , - - ( Rear Wheel Only ) 26
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REPLACING BAI " I'ERY TO REPLACE FUSE _ I _ CAUTION : Do not short battery Replace with 20 amp automotive - type terminals by allowing a wrench or any plug - infuse . 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 hoed . Positive terminal must be connected first 2 . Unsnap headlight wire connector . to prevent sparking from accidental 3 . Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood at grounding . sides , tilt toward engine end liftoft of 1 . Lift hood to raised position . tractor . 2 . Remove terminal guard . 4 . To replace , reverse above procedure . 3 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable then RED battery cable and cerefully 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 onnector 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 the emission control devices and systems , 8 . Close terminal access doors . which are being done at the customers 9 . Close hood . expense , may be pedormed by any non - 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'I - I'LE CONTROL CABLE Cable The throttle control has been preset at the Terminal 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 cimle . If it is not , loosen cable holder securely back into the hole in clamp screw and pull cable back until the backside of the gdll . swivel is against quarter circle . 4 . Close hood . Tighten cable clamp screw securely . INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to run poody , stop running , or preventit from starting . • Check wiring . See electdcal wiring diagram in the Repair Parts section . 27
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TO ADJUST CHOKE CONTROL FINAL SETTING - The choke controlhas been preset at the 1 . Start engine and allow to warm for five factory and adjustment should not be minutes . Make final adjustments with necessary . Check adjustment as de - engine running and shift / motion scribed below before loosening cable , If control lever in neutral ( N ) position . adjustment is necessary , proceed as 2 . With throttle control lever in slow follows : position , hold throttle lever against idle 1 . With engine not running , move choke speed screw and adjust idle speedM . control ( located on dash panel ) to full screw to obtain 1200 to 1400 RP choke position . 3 . While still holding throttle fever against 2 . Remove air cleaner cover , filter and idle speed screw , turn idle mixture cartridge plate to expose carburetor screw In ( clockwise ) until engine choke ( see " AIR FILTER " in the begins to die and then turn out Maintenance section of this manual ) . ( counterclockwise ) until engine runs 3 . Choke should be closed . If it is not , rough . Turn screw to a point midway loosen casing clamp screw and move between those two positions . choke cable untiechoke is completely 4 . Continue to hold throttle lever against closed . Tighten casing clamp screw idle speed screw and adjust idle securely . speed screw to obtain 900 to 1200 4 Reassemble air cleaner . RPM . Release throttle lever . Choke Closed ACCELERATION TEST - 5 . Move throttle control lever from slow to fast position . If engine hesitates or dies , turn idle mixture screw out ( counterclockwise ) 1 / 8 turn . Repeat Choke test and continue to adjust , if neces - Lever sary , until engine accelerates Screw 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 settingcan 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 Sears or other qualified ment , proceed as follows : servicecenter , 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 Idlepeed ( counterclockwise ) increases the supply ew 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 ThrottleLever screw is turned in too tight . PRELIMINARY SE'FFING - Idle Speed 1 . Be sure you have a clean air filter , and the throttle control cable and choke are adjusted properly ( see above ) . 2 . With engine off turn idle mixture screw Throttle _ Id ! e In ( clockwise ) closing it finger tight and Lever Mixture then turn out ( counterclockwise ) 1 - 1 / 4 to 1 - 1 / 2 turns . 28
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Immediately prepare your tractor for Also , experiance indicates that alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or using storage at the end of the season or if the 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 _ CAUT ON Never store th ( ptractor with damage the fuel system of and engine gasoline in the tank inside aouilding 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 untilthe 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 , NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable remove all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . Store alternative in minimizing the formation of in a clean , dry area . 1 . Clean entire tractor ( See " CLEANING " fuel gum deposits during storage . Add in the Maintenance section of this stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or storage container . Always follow the nmix manual ) . ratio found on stabilizer container . Ru 2 . Inspect and replace belts , if necessary engine at least 10 minutes after addingch ( See belt replacement instructions oinn stabilizer to allow the stabilizer to rea the Service and Adjustments secti the carburetor . Do not drain the gas tank of this manual ) . 3 . Lubricate as shown in the Mainte - and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . nance section of this manual . ENGINE OIL 4 . Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace are securely fastened . Inspect moving with clean engine oil . ( See " ENGINE " in parts for damage , breakage and wear . the Maintenance section of this manual ) . Replace if necessary . CYLINDER ( S ) 5 . Touch up all rusted or chipped paint 1 . Remove spark plug ( s ) . surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . 2 . Pour one ounce of oil through spark BATTERY plug hole ( s ) into cylioder ( s ) . 3 . Turn ignition key to " START " position • Fully charge the battery for storage . for a few seconds to distribute 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 during long periods of storage , • Do not store gasoline from one season battery cables should be disconnected to another . and battery cleaned thoroughly ( seeI - • Replace your gasoline can if your can " TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERM starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt inyour 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 protectionfrom 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 . ePlasticn - storage , do not store battery directly on cannot breathe which allows cond concrete or damp surfaces . sation to form and will cause your tractor to rust , ENGINE IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor whUe FUEL SYSTEM engine and exhaust areas are still warm , IMPORTANT : It is importantto prevent gum deposites from forming in essential fuet system parts such as carburetor , fuel hose , or tank during storage . 29
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TROUBLESHOO _ CNHGART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION 1 . Fill fuel tank . Mill not start 1 , Out of fuel . 2 . 2 . See " ro START ENGINE " Engine not " CHOKED " properly . in Operation section . 3 , 3 . Wait several minutes Engine flooded . before attemptingto start . 4 . Bad spark plug . 14 . Replace spark plug . 5 . Dirty airfilte _ 5 . Clean / replace air filter . 6 . Dirty fueltilter . 6 . Replace fuel filter . 7 Waterin fuel . 7 . Drain fuel tank and carburetor , refilltank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 8 . Loose or damaged wiring . B . Check all wiring . 9 . Carburetor out of adjustment 9 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service Adjustments section . 10 . Contact a Sears or other t0 , Engine valves out of 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 . Weak or dead battery , 3 . Recharge or replace battery . 4 , Dirty fuel filter . 4 . Replace fuel filter . 5 . Drain fuel tank and refill 5 . Stale or dirty fuel . with fresh gasoline . 6 . Check all wiring . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 7 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " 7 . Carburetor out of adjustment . in Service Adjustments section . 8 . Contact a Sears or other 8 . Engine valves out of qualified service center . adjustment . Englnewillnot 1 . Clutch / brake pedal not 1 . Depress clutch / brake turn over depressed , pedal . 2 , Attachment clutch is 2 . Disengage attachment clutch . engaged . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 . Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Blown fuse . 4 . Replace fuse . 5 . Corroded battery terminals . 5 . Clean battery terminals . 6 . Check all wiring . 6 . Loose or damaged 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 . Faultyoperatorpresence switch ( es ) . qualified service center . 1 . Recharge or replace batter Englneclicksbut 1 . Weak or dead battery . wlllnotstart 2 . Clean battery terminals . 2 . Corroded battery terminals . 3 . Check all wiring . 3 . Loose or damaged wiring . 4 . Check / replace solenoid or 4 . Faulty solenoid or starter . starter . 30
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Loss 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 . Build - up of grass , leaves 3 . Clean underside of mower and trash under mower . housing . 4 . Dirty air filter . 4 . Clean / replace air filter . 5 . Low oil level / dirty oil . 5 . Check oil level / change oil . 6 . Faulty spark plug . 6 . Clean and regap or change spark plug . 7 . Dirty fuel filter . 7 . Replace fuel filter . 8 . 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 . 10 . Coonect and tighten spark plug wire . 11 . Dirty engine air screen / fins . 11 . Clean engine air screen / fins 12 . Dirty / clogged muffler . 12 . Clean / replece muffler . 13 . Loose or damaged wiring . 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 . Enginecontlnues 1 . Faulty operator - safety 1 . Check wiring , switches and to run connections . If not presence controlsystem . contact a Sears or other when woperatorith leaves seat qualified service center . with attachment clutch engaged Poor cut - uneven 1 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . _ ghten blade bolt . 2 . Mower deck not level , 2 . Level mower deck . 3 . Clean underside of mower 3 . Buildup of grass , leaves , end 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 wlll 1 . Obstruction in clutch 1 . Remove obstruction . not rotate mechanism . 2 . Worn / damaged mower 2 . Replace mower drive belt . drive belt . 3 . Frozen idler pulley . 3 . Replace idler pulley . 4 . Frozen blade mandrel . 4 . Replace blade mandrel . Poor grass 1 . Engine speed too slow . 1 , Place throttle control in discharge = PAST " position . 2 . Travel speed too fast . 2 . Shift to slower speed . 3 . Wet grass . 3 . Allow grass to dry before mowing . 4 . Mower deck not level . 4 . Level mower deck . 5 . Low / uneven tire air 5 . Check tiresfor proper air pressure . pressure . 6 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 6 . Replace / sharpen blade . Tighten blade bolt . 7 . Buildup of grass , leaves 7 . Clean underside of mower and trash under mower . housing . 8 . Mower drive belt worn . 8 . Replace mower drive belt . 9 . Blades improperly installed . 9 , Reinstall blades sharp edge down , 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 . Turn switch " ON " . Headlight ( s ) not 1 . Switch is " OFF . working 2 . Bulb ( s ) or lamp ( s ) burned out 2 . Replace bulb ( s ) or lamp ( 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 ceil ( s ) , 1 . Replace battery . Poor cable connections . 2 . Check / clean all connec charge 2 . tions . 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 when turning 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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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.271832 SCHEMATIC BATTERY _ i REO AMMETER FUSE i , STARTER [ OPTK3 _ AL ) i i ' SOLENOID SEATSWITCH _ _ ' , ( NOTOCC _ UPLED ) , ( OPTIONAL ) IGNITION PLUGP _ SPARK UNIT GA O - - ' FUEL ' J ( 2 PLUGS GONINES ) i TWI _ CYL EN C _ I _ S _ TEM O _ JT _ JT _ V _ . T $ _ C Mm e _ R _ 4 3 _ ¢ C e _ PM ( c _ t _ o ; , _ sy $ _ r _ o _ scCeaN _ CTEOI FUELSHUT - OFFSOLENOID ( 5 _ , P * c e _ FeM DIODE : ALTERNATOR NOTE YOUR TRACTOR iS EQUIPPED WITH A SPECIAL ALTERNATOR SYSTEM , THE LIGHTS ARE NOTE CONNECTED TO TH BATTERY , BUT HAVE THEIR HEADLIGHTS OWN ELECTRICAl . SOURCE , BECAUSE OF THIS , THELIGHTSETSIS BRIGHTNESS OF HTHE F WILL CHANGE WIT ENGINHNE SPEED . AT iDLE THE LIGI NON - REMOVABLE WILL DIM . AS THE ENG CONNECTIONS SPEEDED UP , THE LIGHTSIGHTEST , WILL BECOME THEIR BR IGNITION SWITCH REMOVABLENS CONNECTIO WIRING INSULATED CUPS NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR SERVICING OF UNIT , THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED TO PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING . 33
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.271832 ELECTRICAL i i 25 i i : 34
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271832 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 163465 Battery 12 VOLT 28 AMPx 2 74760412 Bolt Hex Hd 1 / 4 - 20unc 3 / 4 8 7603J Case Battery 10 145211 Bolt , Etr Front I / 4 - 20 x 7 - 1 / 2 11 150109 Holddown Battery Front Mount 12 145769 Nut , Push Nylon Battery Front 1 / 4 16 153664 Switch , Interlock Push - In 21 175688 Harness Light Socket ( W / 4152j ) 22 4152 , . I Bulb Light # 1156 24 4799J Cable Battery 25 146148 Cable Battery 26 175158 Fuse 27 735104 _ 0 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 28 145491 Cable Ground 29 1213 _ 5X Switch Seat 30 175566 Switch Ign 33 140403 Key Molded Cra ; lsman 40 178437 Harness Ign 41 711104 ( _ Bolt BIk . Fin Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc x 1 / 2 42 131563 CoverTerminal 43 178861 So _ encid 45 121433X Ammeter Rectangular 6 Amp 52 141940 Protection Wire Loop 56 174905 ( _ Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . 8 . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 35
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.271832 CHASSISAND ENCLOSURES 12 57 3 14 2O8 36
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.271832 CHASSISAND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO , NO . DESCRIPTION 1 174619 Chassis Assemb4y 2 176554 D _ 3 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 5 155272 Bumper Hood / Dash 9 168337X013 Dash 10 SlIT , % n3710 Bo ! l , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 11 155927 Panel , Dash , LH . 12 145660 Clip Tinne rman Grille P / L 13 172107X010 Panel , Dash , R . H . 14 17490608 Screw Tndrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 17 144983X558 Hood Assembly 18 126938X Bumper Hood 20 156437 P _ te Mtg Battery Fuel Tank 2 : 3 124028X Bushing , Snap , Nylon , Fuct Line 25 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Gauge 26 ST _ 341437 Locknut , Hex , with Insert 3 / 8ol 6 Unc 28 178987X558 Grille / Lens Asm 29 155217X599 Lens , Grille 30 175692X558 Fend / Ftrest 31 13 _ 976 Bracket , Fender Suppodx 37 1749 _ - _ ( _ Screw Tndrct 5 / 16 - 18 1 / 2 38 175710 Pivot Bracket Assembly 51 73800400 Nut Lock w / Insert 114 - 20 UNC 52 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Ga . 53 145201 Bracket Grilk _ Pickoff LH 54 161464 Screw Hex Wshd 8 - 18 x 7 / 8 55 145202 Bracket Grille Pickoff RH 57 S ' 1 _ $ 22507 Bolt , Fin Hex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC x . 75 58 140547 Air Duct P / I . B & S 60 $ 1 _ 533707 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 64 154798 Dash Lower STLT 74 $ 1IT041437 Nut Ctownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 114 158112 Keeper Belt Rear Lh Stl 115 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16x1 - 1 / 4 142 1757 _ Plate Reinforcement STLT 143 154966 Bracket Swayb _ " ChessisLT 144 175582 Bracket Pnt Footrest ST 145 156524 Rod Pivot ChassisJHood 159 155123X42B uCuphelderlder 206 170165 Bolt She 5 / 16 - 18 TT 207 17676506 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 208 17670606 Screw Thdrol 3 , / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 211 145212 Nut Hexflange cLocktive 212 165919 Insert Lens Refle - - 5479J Plug Button NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 rnm 37
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.271832 GROUNDDRIVE 212
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271832 GROUND DRIVE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 8883R Cover , pedal 1 . . . . . . . . Transaxle ( see Breakdown ) 626 Peerless 266 - 545C _ 175410 Pulley , Engine 71170764 Bolt , Hex 7 / 16 - 20 x 4 Grade 5 2 146682 Spring , Return . Brake 64 STi _ 51143 Washer 3 123666X Pulley , Transaxla 65 154778 Keeper , Belt , Engine , FooI - Proo ! 4 120000 _ 8 Ring , Retainer 66 134683 Guide , Mower Drive Be _ t , R . H . 5 121520X Strap , Torque 7074 137057 Spacer , Axle 6 17060512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga , 8 165866 Rod Shifter Fe _ der STLT 75 STD581075 E - Ring 10 $ 1 _ 56121g Pin , Cotter 76 1235 & 3X Key , Square 2.0 x . 1845 / . G1865a 11 105701X Washer , Shift Plate 77 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 13 74 _ 12 Butt t / 4 - 28 UNF W / Patch Gr . 8 78 STD580025 Key Woodruff 14 100404 _ 0 Washer Lock Hvy Helica [ 79 145090 Arm , Shift 16 738005 ( _ Nut LOCkHx W / ins 5 / 16 - 18 80 165592 Shaft Asm Cross Tapered 650 20 18 STD523710 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16UNC x 1Gr 5 81 165711 Spdng , Torsion32 19 $ I _ o41437 Nut 82 19171216 Washer 17 / x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 21 106 _ 33X Knob 83 166231 Link Transaxle 22 13G804 Rod , Brake 84 15 ( _ 60 Nut , NylOCk 24 S _ 1237 NUt 85 158391X428 Console , Shift , STLT 25 106888X Spring , Brake Rod 89 124346X Nut , Self - Tnding , Wsh Hd t / 4 26 STD551037 Washer 90 STD624003 Retainer Bpdng 1 " 27 S'I _ 561210 Pin 19091210 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 10 Gauge 28 175765 Rod , parking Brake 112 127285X Strap Torque 90 Degrees 29 71673 Cap , parking Brake 113 72140608 Bolt Rdhd Bqneck 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 30 16.9592 Bracket , Transaxle 116 73900660 NUt Lock Fig . 3 / 8 - 16 3 _ $ 1 _ 523107 Bolt 120 74490540 Bolt , Hex Flghd 5 / 16 - 18 Gr . 5 34 175578 Shaft Assembly , Foot Pedal 145 175456 Spacer Retainer 35 120183X Beanng , Nylon 51501 19133210 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 x 10 Ga . 36 ST _ o51062 Washer 1 166002 W _ sher Srrtod 5 / 161D x 1 . t 25 37 STC571810 Roll Pin 156 16.5589 Bracket Shift Mount 38 165936 Pufley , Conlposlte , Flat 51589 39 74760648 Belt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 1 165494 Hub Tapered Flange Shift / LI 721 _ Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 4 Gr . 5 40 175461 Spacer , Split 1612 16 736804 ( X ) Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 41 175556 Keeper , Belt , Idler 163 74780416 Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 2OUnc x 1 Gr 5 42 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga , 164 18091010 Washer 5 / 8 x 281 x 10 Ga 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove , Plastic 165 165623 Bracket Pivot Lever 48 154407 Bellcrank Clutch Grnd Dry Stl 166 166880 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 49 1232 _ 5X Retainer , Belt 168 165492 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 561 50 ST0523715 Bolt 169 165580 Plate Fastening Lit 51 STD541437 NUtCrown Lock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 170 178394 Keeper Belt Transaxle Gear 52 STD541431 Nut Crown Lock 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 197 169613 Nyliner SnapIn 53 165710X Unk , Clutch 198 16 _ 593 Washer Nyliner 55 10570gx Spdng , Clutch Retum0 72110614 Bolt Cart . SH 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4 56 17060616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 . 212 145212 Nut Hex Fig . Lock 57 13 ( _ 801 V - Belt . Ground Drive 59 169691 Keeper , Belt , Center Span NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 61 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 inches I inch = 25.4 mm 39
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.271832 STEERING _ n & I i 4O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271832 STEERING KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 13976B Steedng Wheel 2 154427 Axle Assembly STMP Dropped STL 3 169840 Spindle Assembly . L . H , 4 169839 Spindle Assembly , R . H . 5 6266H Bearing , Race , Thrust , Hardened 6 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 7 19272016 Washer 27 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 8 1 _ Ring , Klip 9 3266R Bearing , Stee heg Column 10 175121 Drnglinkr , 11 STD551137 W _ she Lock 13 136518 Spacer , Bearing , Axle 15 145212 Nut , Hexflange Lock 17 177876 Shaft Assembly , Steering 26 126847X Bushing , Link , Drag7 / 28 19131416 Washer 13 / 32 x 8 x 16 Gauge 29 17C _ 0612 Screw 3 / 6 - 16 x 3 / 4 3O STD561210 Pin Cotter 32 130465 Rod , Tk3 36 155099 Bushing , Steedng 37 152927 Screw 38 139769 Inset1 . Steedng Wheel 39 19133812 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 - 3 / 8 x 12 Gauge 40 STD541537 Gdpco Nut 41 100711L Adaptor , Steering Wheel 42 145054X428 Boot , Steehng Shaft 43 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 44 153720 Extemsion Shaft Steering LR . LT 46 121232X Cap , Spindle 47 6855M Fitting , Greasew / 51 STD54t431 NutLockHex Ins . S / 16 - 18UNC 74780520 Bolt Fin Hex 5 / 16 - 18 UNC x 1 - 1 / 4 54 63 $ 33Y _ 23710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 Gr 5 65 160367 Spacer . AxJeSQNK 67 72146618 Bolt RDHD 3 / 8 - 16 x2 - 1 / 4 68 169827 AxJe , Brace 71 175146 Steering Asm 169835 Bracket Susp Chassis Front 85 133835 FastnerChdstmas Tree 175118 Boff Shouioer 7 / 16 - 20 88 91 175553 ClipSteering NOTE : hJIcomponent dimensions g _ venin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25A mm 41
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.271832 ENGINE 2 1 _ 14 38 13 81 _ 17 _ 5 12 32 31 33 39 33 29 \ OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT I Spark Arrester 42
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TRACTO - R - MODENLUMBE9R17 . 271832 ENGINE KEY PART NO , NO , DESCRIPTION 1 170547 Control , Throt Paddlet 2 17720410 Screw , Hex Thd Cu 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 3 . . . . . . Engine , B & S , ( See 13reakdown ) No . 461707 - 0147 - E1 4 149723 Muffler Exhaust 5 144 _ I _ xhaust Asm . Left 6 1 _ Exhaust Asm . Right 7 138129 Clamp Tube Double EngineSeres 8 171877 Bolt 5 / 16 - 18unc x 3 / 4 W / 10 145.552 Heat Shield Lt 11 ST [ _ 51125 Washer LOCkHvy . Helical 1 / 45 12 S _ T - a22507 Bolt Fin Hex 1 / 4 - 20Unc x . 7 13 165287 Gasket , Muffler 14 148456 Tube Drain Oil EasyTooth 16 ST _ o51237 Washer Lock Ext 3 / 8 17 17490624 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16x 1 - 1F2Tytt 23 169837 Shield , BmJDbr Guard 25 145996 Control Choke 26 7 _ Nut Keps 3 / 8 - 24 Unf 27 1529 _ 7 Screw TT # 10 - 32 x 5 x 3 / 8 Flange 29 137180 Arrestor , Spark 31 157103 Tank , Fuel 38 161696 Gap FuelGuage 33 123487X Clamp , HoSe 34 106082X Spacer Pad 37 8543FI Line , Fuel 38 148315 Plug , Oil Drain Easy 39 109387X Pad Idler 45 17000612 Screw Hex Wsh3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 81 7351C4 ( _ Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Starter Nut NOTE : All component dimensions g ; ven in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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TRACTOR - M - ODELNUMBE9R17 . 271832 SEATASSEMBLY KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO , NO , DESCRIPTION 1 140123 Seat 3350 BIk _ lk Craftsman 13 121248X Bushing Snap BIk Ny150 1Id - 14 72050412 Bolt Rdhd Sht Nk 1 / 4 - 20x 1 / 2 2 140551 Bracket Pnt Pivot Seat ( blk ) 3 71110618 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16unc X 1 15 134300 Spacer Spilt 28 X g6 Zinc 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 X 3 / 4 X 10 Ga 16 121250X Spheg Cprsn 1 27 BIk Pnt 17 123976 ) ( Nut Lock 1 / 4 Lge Fig Gr 8 Zinc 5 145006 Clip Push In Hingedns 6 STD541437 Nut Hex Lock w / i 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 21 171852 BoltShoulder 5 / 16 - 18 Unc - 2A 22 STD541431 Nut Hex LoCk w / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 7 124t81X Spring Seat Cprsn 2 250 BIk Zi 8 170 ( XJ616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1,5 SMGML 24 19171912 Washer 17 / 32 X 1 - 3 / 16 X 12 Ga . 25 127018X Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 X 62 9 19131614 Washer 13 / 32 X 1 X 14 Ga 19 174894 Pan Pnt Seat ( blk ) NOTE : AJlcomponent dimensions given in U . S . 11 166369 Knob Seat inches 1 ir _ ch = 25.4 ran1 12 121246X Bracket Pnt Mour = ting Switch 44
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.271832 DECALS 20 22 7 19 13 2 15 KEY PART KEY PART NO , NO , DESCRIPTION NO . NO , DESCRIPTION 1 156439 Decal , Fender Danger Sears 11 156368 Decal , Fender STLT Ober Inst E / S 2 176682 Decal , Engine 13 146046 Decal , V - Belt Dr Sch Tractor 3 171696 Decal , Hood , R . H . 15 160396 Decal , Mower Drive Schematic 4 171697 Decal , Hood , LH . 19 138047 Decal , Battery Diehard Sears 5 177253 Decal , Hood Side 20 172331 Decal , Deck Sears 6 133644 Decal , Maintenance 22 149516 Decal , Batteryandle 7 177289 Decal , Lower Dash - - 138311 Decal , Lift H 8 171808 Deca ; , Rpicmnt - - 165800X428 Pad Footrest LH STLT 9 163 _ 04 Decal , Fender , Craftsman Gold - - 165799X428 Pad Footrest RH STLT 10 179128 Decal , Deck ' B ' 42 - - 179203 Owner's Manual , English - - 179204 Owner's Manual , Spanish WHEELS AND TIRES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Valve Cap , Tire 2 65139 Stem , Valve 5 , g 3 106222X Tim , Front 4,10 4 59904 Tube , Front Tire ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 5 106732X427 Rim , Front 6 278H Fitting , Grease ( Front Wheel On _ y ) 7 9040H Bearing , Flange ( Front Wheel 11 Only ) 6 106108X427 Rim , Rear 9 1220 _ Tire , Rear 10 7152J Tube , RearTire ( Not Provided , Se _ , ica Item Only ) 11 104757X428 Cap , AxEe NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 45
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUM BER 917.271832 LIFTASSEMBLY 46
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TRACTO - RMODELNUMBER917 . 271832 LIFTASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 175150 Wire Asm , Inner 2 159471 Shaft Assembly , Lift 3 105767X Pin , Groove 4 1200 ( XX _ E - Ring 5 19 _ 11621 Washer 21 / 32 x 1 x 21 Gauge 6 120183X 8eedng , Nylon 7 125631X Grip , Handle , Fluted 8 122365X Button , Plunger , Red 11 13.9865 Link , Lift , L . H . 12 139866 Link , Lift , R . H . 13 STD624008 Retainer Spring 15 173288 Link , Front 16 73350800 Nut , Hex , Jam 1 / 2 - 13 UNC 17 17568g Trunnion 18 738C _ 800 Nut Lock w / Wsh 1 / 2 - 13 UNC 19 139868 Arm , Suspension , Rear 2O 163552 Retainer SpringLift 31 169865 Bearing , Pvt , 73540600 Nut , Crowniock 3 / 8 - 24 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 47
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TRACTO - RMODELNUMBE9R17 . 271832 MOWEDRECK 44 56 ! ! 9 148 ] . . - . ; 32 I _ , O _ o : , . . : , o , o , o _ 142 21 22 147 _ 1021 / . 116 113 Ill 1 ' ! i 24 25 92 I 48
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TRACTOR - MODEL N UMBER 917.271832 MOWER DECK KEY PART KEY PART NO , NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 165892 Mower DeCk Assembly , 42 " 59 141043 Guard , TUV Idlerval 2 STt _ 33107 Bolt 67 149846 Knob Custom O 3 13 _ 017 Bracket Assembly , Sway Bar , 68 144959 V - Belt Front 02 STD541437 Nut 4 165460 Bracket Sway Bar 38 / 42 " De _ k 101 136420 Mulcher Cover 5 STD624008 RetainerSpdng 102 710 _ 1010 Screw Pan HD PhillJp10 - 24 x 5 / 8 6 13 ( _ 32 Arm , Suspension , Rear 103 19061216 Washer # 10 8 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 9 104 STD5511 t0 Washer , Lock 9 S'R _ 551137 Washer , Lock 105 160793 LatchAssembly , Bagger 10 14 ( _ 96 Washer , Hardened 106 2029J Nut , Weld 11 134149 Blade , Mulching 111 170292 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel LH . 13 137645 Shaft Assembly , Mandrel , Vented 112 170293 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel R , H . 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel Vented 113 1706 ( To08 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 15 110485X Bearing , Bali , Mandrel 114 ST [ T541431 Nut , Hex , Keps 5 / 16 - 18UNC 16 174493 Stripper , Mower Deck 115 72110505 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - t6 x 5 / 8 Shod 18 72140565 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18x5 / 8 116 4896H Bolt , Shoulder 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 117 165746 Wheel , Gauge 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 118 73930600 Nut , Centedock3 / 6 - 16 21 ST _ 541431 NutCrownieckS / 16olSUNC 119 S ] D551027 Washer3 / Sx7 / _ x14Gaugex 22 134753 Stiffener Bracket 129 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 12 Ga . 23 131267 Bracket , Deflector 130 S'i _ 523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 24 105304X Cap , Sleeve Gr . 5 25 123713X Spring , Torsion , De flector 131 S'FD _ 33710 Bolt , Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 0 - 16UNC x 1 26 110452X Nut , Push 142 165890 Arm Spdng Brake Mower 27 130968X428 Shield , Deflector 143 157109 BracketArmldier42 _ 28 19111016 Washer 11FJ2xsiSx16Ga . 144 158634 KeeperBalt42 _ ClutchCabie 29 131491 Rod , Hinge 145 165888 Pulley I _ lef " Flat 30 157722 Screw Thdrol Washer Head 146 171977 Bolt Carriage Idler 31 129963 Washer , Spacer 147 131335 Spring Exlension 02 153535 Pulley , Mandrel 148 169022 Spring Return Idler 33 178342 Nut , Toplock , Flanged 149 165898 Retainer Spdng Yeliew Zinc 34 S ] _ 033717 Bolt 150 10091216 Washer 9 / 32x3 / 4x16Ga . 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat 151 160270 Bracket Clutch 37 ST _ 551037 Washer 13 / 32x13 / 16x16Ga . 152 . 169676 CabieClutch421n 40 ST [ To41437 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 153 169674 Washer FIst 3 / 8 " Type B 44 14 ( 3088 Guard , MandmI , L . H . 154 169675 Spring Retainer 45 S ] _ 24003 Retainer 155 169671 Spring Retention Lever 46 137729 Screw , Thd . Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 156 169672 Spacer 48 133944 Washer , Hardened 157 169669 Rod Clutch 49 174284 Roller Assembly , Cam Follower 158 17720410 Screw Hex Thri CUt 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 6 50 131340 Bolt , Shoulder # 10 - 24Grade5 159 S ] D53 , 3717 BoltRdhdSqn 3 / 8 - 16Uncx1 - 3 ! 4 51 ST { To41410 Locknut - - 130794 Mandrel Assembly ( 61cludes Key 52 139688 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 * 18 UNC Numbers 8 - 10 , 13 - 15 , 31 and 32 ) 53 131845 Arm Assembly , Ped , Brake - - 169583 Rapiecement Mower , Complele 54 133943 Washer , Hardened 55 155046 Arm , Idler NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 56 165723 Spacer , Retainer inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 49
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TRACTO - RMODENLUMBE9R17 . 271832 PEERLESTSRANSAXLE - MONDUEML BE2R06 - 545C I 5O
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.271832 PEERLESSTRANSAXLE - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 545C KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Transaxle Cover 39 786 _ 26 DoweIPin 1 772147 2 780086A Needle Bearing 5 _ " 40 792076A FlatWasher . 3 770128 Transaxk _ C _ e , 312 ID x 059W 4 7763 _ 5 Counterst _ ft 41A 7 _ 079 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 5 116 - 24 7 778330 Spur Gear ( 11 teeth ) 44 790 ( _ 5 Brae Pad Holder 8 792180 Shift Key 45 786066 Spacer . 2625 x 1.0 8A 792047 Woodruff Key # 9 46 786086 Brake Lever Bracket 9 784352 Shift COlEar 47 774690 Axle ( 11 - 15 / 16 " Long ) 10 784378 Shift Rod & Fork 48 774691 Axle ( 16 - 1 / 2 " _ ong ) 11 778334 Bevel Ge _ ( 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 ) Drive Pin 57 778337 Spur Gear ( 13 teeth ) 17 786188 18 786102 Spacer 1 , t30 X . 695 58 778353 Spur Gear ( 17 teeth ) 20 7920 " / 7A Ball 5 / 16 " dia 59 778351 Spur Gear ( 21 teeth ) 21 792078 Set Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 8 " 60 778349 Spur Gear ( 24 teeth ) 22 792079 Spring , 310 OD x , 625 L 61 778345 Spur Gear ( 25 teeth ) Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 _ 65 780189 Flat Washer 25 792073A 25A 792177 Screw 1 / 4 _ 20 x 1 ° 3 / 8 " , 563 ID x . 062W 26 792125 Retaining Ring ( pkg of 2 ) 66 776422 Input Shaft 27 792O35 Retaining Ring 67 776396 Shifter & Brake Shaft 28 78804O Relaining Ring 69 792170 Retaining Ring 29 780072 Thrust Washer 70 786187 Spacer . 890 . 627 ID x , 031W 71 788069 _ uare Cut Ring Thrust Washer 71B 788092 NO'Ring 29A 780160 . 762 ID x , 031W 76 780090 Flat W _ sher 29B 780051 ThruslWaSher 1.128 ID x . 058W , 762 ID x . 031W 77 788078A Inverted Retaining Ring 29C 780199 Anti - Rotation Washer . 632 79 792144 Spnng , 430 OD x . 5000 L 30 780108 Cup Washer _ 778333 Bevel & Spur Gear ( 30 & 13 1.127 ID x . 032W teeth ) 31 789001 Flat Washer . 750 ID x . 056W 83 778338 Spur Gear ( 27 teeth ) ( Use As Needed ) 85 792154 Oil Fill Plug9 Flat Washer 87 788089A Oil Seal / 16 _ 31A 780195 . 750 tD x , 062W 150 788093A Liquid Gasket RTV Silk : one 32 788O83 Oil Seal 5 / 8 " 157 788088A Oil Seal 3 / 4 _ 34 780194 Bushing . 563 180 730229A Gear Oil 80W90 35 780193 Flanged Bushing 5 / 8 " rD 900 794712 Replacement MST 35A 780197 Flanged Bushing . 751 206 - 545C Transaxle 36 790075 Brake Disk Brake Pad Plate NOTE : All component dimensions given in 37 79 ( _ 07 38 79 ° _ 1 Brake Pad ( pkg of 2 ) U , S . inches 1 inch = 25,4 mrn 51
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TRACTO - RMODENLUMBE9R17 . 271832 BRIGG & SSTRATFOENNGINE - MONDUEML BE4R6170T7 , YPENUMBE0R147 - E1 52
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TRACTO - RMODELNUMBE9R17 . 271832 BRIGG & SSTRA'I - I'OENNGINE - MONDUELMBE4R6170T7 , YPENUMBE0R147 - E1 212 _ 51A 51 414o _ 365 _ 449 _ 883 _ I _ 51A 119 _ 1071 102 _ 97 102 _ 105 _ 51 " \ 117 394 391 121 CARBURETOR OVERHAUL KIT 1095 VALVE GASKET SET 53
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917,271832 BRIGGS & STRATI'ON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0147 - E1 227 209 _ 2110 910 1010 680 11 : 789 11036 EMISSIONS LABEL I 4254 861 FUEL PUMP KfT 9681 207 _ ; ' 432 _ 392 _ 1119 _ 358 ENGINE GASKET SET 445 o , 2o _ - - - _ 51A _ 12 1 ' _ t lo + _ . 1 + ELI • , , . d " > ' < , . - - _ % 54
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.271832 BRIGGS & STRATI'ONENGINE - MODELNUMBER461707 , TYPE NUMBER0147 - E1 307 | 306 447 307 | 165 802 513 783 105 _ 797 ' 544 697 55
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TRACTO - RMODELNUMBE9R17 . 271832 BRIGG & SSTRATrOENNGINE - MONDUELMBE4R6170T7 , YPENUMBE0R147 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 498583 BCylindeAr ssembly 98 807923 Idle Speed Kit 2 399265 ushing - Cylinder 102 693509 a Gasket - Carburetor Body 3 391086 • SeaI - O = l 104 693506 a Pin - Float Hino _ e 4 493304 Sump - Engine 105 692078 _ l Valve - Float Needle 5 691162 Head - Cylinder No . 1 107 693482 Body - Lower Carburetor 5A 591163 Head - Cylinder No , 2 108 693505 Valve - kChokee 7 271867 • + Gasket - Cylinder Head # 1 109 693498 Shaft - Cho 7A 271866 • + Gasket - Cylinder Head # 2 117 693507 _ D 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 ( BreatherAssy . ) Carburetor Body ) 11 691899 Tube - Breather 121 693503 Carburetor Overhaul Kit 12 692287 • Gasket - Crankcase 122 691926 Spacer - Carburetor 12A 692292 27t188 Gasket - Crankcase . 005 130 693504 Valve - Throttle Gasket - Crankcase 1.0151 125 693479 Carburetor 271189 Gasket - Crankcase . 009 133 693512 Float - Carburetor 13 691651 Screw ( Cylinder Head ) 146 691639 Key - Timing 15 690946 Plug - Oil Drain 147 693508 a Jet * Pilot 15 690666 Crankshaft 161 691401 Base - Air Cleaner 18 495901 Cover - Crankcase 163 690273 • Gasket - Air Cleaner 19 399264 Kit - Bushing / Seal 165 693148 Nut ( Ring Geart 20 291675 • Seat - Oil ( PTO Side ) 187 499167 Line - Fuel Cu to Required 22 691184 Screw ( Crankcase Cover / Length ) Sump ) 188 691003 Screw ( Contro _ Bracket ) 22A 693972 Screw ( Crankcase Cover / 197 690364 Screw ( Back Plate Sump ) 202 690570 Lnk - Mechancal Governor 23 691976 Flywheel 203 493230 Crank - Bell 24 222698 Key - Flywheel 205 690322 Screw ( Bell Crank ) 25 499180 PistonAssembly ( Std . ) 209 691273 Spring - Governor 499181 PistonAssembly 1.010 = O . S . ) 211 691807 Spgriin - Governed Idle 499182 Piston Assembly _ . 020 " O . S . j 212 693544 Link - / hrottletlernor 499183 Piston Assembly ( . 030 " O . S . ) 212A 690571 Link - Throte 26 499184 Ring Set - Piston ( Std . ) 219 394348 Gear - Gov 499185 Ring Set - Piston ( . 010 " O . S . ) 220 690412 Washer _ Govemor Lever ) 499186 Ring Set - Piston I 1020 = 03 . 222 691366 Bracket - Control 499187 Ring Set - Piston . 030 = O . S . 227 690762 Control Lever - Governor 27 691299 Lock - PistonPin 235 691206 Shield - Fuel Spray 28 498319 Pin - Piston Std . ) 240 394358 Filter - Fuel 49832012 Pin - Piston ( . 005 _ O . S . ) 267 690316 Screw ( Casing Clamp ) 29 4979 Rod - Connecting ( Std . ) 276 693510 6 + Sealing Washer 498317 Rod - Connecting ( . 020 _ 276A 693497 _ Sealing WasherControl Undersize ) 278 692810 Washer ( Gov . Lever ) 32 691133 Screw ( Connecting Rod ) 279 690366 Screw ( Valve Coverner 33 390420 Valve - Exhaust 297 691331 Nut ( A r F ter Reta 34 691302 Housln - Blower 35 691597 Valve - Intake 304 495588 Screw ( ' Bg - lower Spring - Valve Intake ) 305 690960 Housing ) 36 691597 Spring - Valve ( Exhaust ) 306 690414 Shield - lCylinderinder 40 690656 Retainer - Valve Intake ) 306A 690435 Shield - C . L ; yH 40A 691939 Reta ner - Va ve Exhaust 307 691003 Screw _ Cylinder Shield ) 42 494553 Motor - starter Keeper - Valve 309 49759623 45 261368 Valve Tappet 310 6903 Bolt - StarterMotor 46 691161 Cain Shaft 311 497608 Bmsh Set 47 691964 Slinger - Oil 332 691059 Nut ( Flywheel ) 48 498542 Short Block Replacement RPM Settings : Low Speed : 1900 - 210000 Engine 460 _ 07 - 2637 - E1 ) High Speed : 3000 - 32 50 213290 Manifold - intake 51 692278 • Q Gasket - Intake Included in Engine Gasket Set , Key . No . 51A 692219 • + Gasket - Intake 358 54 93208 Screw ( Intake Manifold ) O Included in CarburetorOverhaul Kit , Key . 73 692527 Screen - Rotating No . 121 74 691677 Screw ( Rotating Screen ) + Included In Valve Gasket Bet , Key . No . 75 691056 Washer ( Flywheel ) 1095luded 91 693483 Bndy - UIpp _ eCr arburetor ± Inc in Fuel Pump Kit , Key . NO . 861 95 690718 O Screw ( Throttle Valve ) 97 693486 Shaft - Throttle NOTE : All comlponentdimensions givenin U . S . inches linch = 25.4 mm 56
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.271832 BRIGGS & STRATrON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 461707 , TYPE NUMBER 0147 - 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 SparkpJug 801 691967 Cap - Drive 358 495868 Gasket Set 802 691286 Cap - End 359 691077 Washer - Ground Terminal 803 691427 Housing - Starter 363 691062 Flywheel Puller 807 693511 ID Spacer - Throttle 365 690321 Screw ( Carburetor ) 842 271170 • O - Rin 9 Seal ( Dipstick Tube ) 370 691612 Nut ( Ground Terminal ) 847 495715 Dipstick / Tube Assembly 383 89838 Wrench - Spark Rug 851 493880 Terminal - Spark . plug 391 693487 Body - Fuel Pump 859 693488 ID ± Gasket - Carburetor mPumpp 392 693491 0 ± Spring - Pump Diaphragm 859A 693490 6 ± Gasket + Carburetor Pu 394 693489 6 ± Diaphragm - Carburetor 861 693502 Kit - Fuel PumpuJde 395 690481 Cover - VaNe Chamber 865 691196 Cover - Air G 404 690442 Washer ( Governor Crank 865A 691197 Cover - Air Guide 414 691872 Washer ( _ ell Crank ) 868 497656 Seal - Valve 425 691675 Screw ( Air Cleaner Cover ) 868A 273312 Seal - Valve 432 693492 6 ± 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 Braoket - O Fill 871 231218 Bushing - Vafve ( intake ) Wire / Connector - Alternator 445 394019 Filter - Aft Cleaner Cartridge 877 393456 447 690297 Screw ( Air Guide Cover ) 883 692282 • Gasket - Exhaust 449 691044 Screw ( Oil Fill Bracket 918 393815 Hose - Vacuum ( Cut to 474 691063 Aternator Required Length ) 505 691029 Nut ( Governor Control Lever ) 934 691058 Screw ( Fan Retainer ) 507 691972 Insulator 955 693513 P _ ug - aCarburetorner 510 497606 Drive - Starlet 967 272490 Filter - Pre Cle 513 692024 Clutch - Drive 968 691207 Caver - AirCleaner 620 691084 Terminal - Ground 971 691100 Screw ( Air Cleaner Base ) 523 691385 Dipstick 1005 498157 Fan - Flywheel 524 692532 • Seal - Dipstick Tube 1006 691247 Retainer - Fan 525 690823 Tube - Dipstick 1019 496726 KIt - Lapalmissions 544 692034 Armature - Startar 1036 695702 Label - E 551 690415 Cover - Valve 1051 691265 Ring - Retaining 552 690553 Bushing - Governor Crank 1058 274279 Owner's Manual 552A 690552 Bushing - Governor Crank 1090 691293 Retainer - Brush 562 690311 Bolt ( Governor Lever ) 1095 498047 Gasket Set + Valve 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 Spdn - Throttle Return 1138 690330 Nut ( Control Bracket ) RPM Settings : Low Seed : 1900 - 2100 635 66536 Boot _ - _ parkplug High _ eed : 3000 - 3200 643 496700 Retainer - Air Filter 689 690555 Spring - - Friction 691 690657 • Seal - Governor Shaft Included in Engine Gasket Set , Key . No . 695 693149 Screw ( RIn 9 Gear ) 358 697 691625 Screw ( Drive Cap ) O Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Key . 725 280866 Shield Heat No . 121 726 391362 Gear - Ring + Included in Valve Gasket Set , Key . No . 741 691285 Gear - Timing 1095 742 690328 Retainer - E Rin 9 ± 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 linch = 25.4 mm 57
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11219091210 Washer
113127285X Strap
116STD533710 Bolt rdhd sqneck 3/8-16 x 1
120409148 Nut lock flg. 3/8-16
1374550412 Bolt
14STD551125 Washer lock hvy helical
14574490540 Hex flange bolt
150175456 Spacer . retainer
15119133210 Washer
156166002 Serrated washer
158165589 Shift
159183900 Hub tapered flange shift lt
16STD541431 Nut lock hx 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
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 carr. sh 3/8-16 x 1-3/4
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
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
0179204 Owner's manual, spanish
0179203 Owners manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest 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 cotter
32192757 Rod, tie
36155106 Bushing, steering
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38139769 Insert, cap steering wheel, standard, black
3919133812 Washer, 25/32 x 1-1/4 x 16 guage
4169839 Spindle assembly right hand
40STD541537 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
65160367 Spacer bracket
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
0179204 Owner's manual, spanish
0179203 Owners manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest 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 hvy 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
0179204 Owner's manual, spanish
0179203 Owners manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1401043 Seat 3350 blk/blk craftsman
10195530 Pan pnt seat (blk)
11166369 Adjustment knob . seat
12121246X Bracket
13121248X Bushing
1472050412 Bolt, rdhd sht nk 1/4 - 20 x 1 - 1/2
15134300 Spacer
16121250X Spring
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
0179204 Owner's manual, spanish
0179203 Owners manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
10STD561820 Decal, deck 'b' 42
11156368 Decal, fender stlt oper inst english/spanish
13146046 Decal, v-belt, drive, schematic
15160396 Decal v-belt schematic 42" eng
19138047 Decal, battery, dirhard, sears
2176682 Decal engine h/p
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
7177289 Decal, lower dash
8171808 Decal, replacement
9163204 Decal, fender, craftsman gold
05479J Plug
0179204 Owner's manual, spanish
0179203 Owners manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest 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
0179204 Owner's manual, spanish
0179203 Owners manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1159460 Wire assembly inner
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 Front 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
101179204 Owner's manual, spanish
101179203 Owners manual
101169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
101184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
101184311X428 Pad footrest 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, guage, wheel l.h.
112181040 Bracket, gauge, wheel r.h.
11317490508 Screw 5/16-18 x 1/2
114STD541431 Nut, hex, keps 5/16-18 unc
115STD533106 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8 short
1164898H Shoulder bolt
117165746 Gauge wheel
11873930600 Locknut
119STD551037 Washer 3/8 x 7/8 x 14 gauge
12919131312 Washer
13137646 Shaft assembly, mandrel, vented
130STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
131STD533710 Bolt, rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
14128774 Housing
142165890 Arm spring b
143157109 Idler bracket
144158634 Keeper belt
145173437 Pulley idler flat
146171977 Carriage bolt
147131335 Spring
148169022 Spring idler
149165898 Retainer spring yellow zinc
15110485X Bearing
150STD551025 Washer 9/32 x 3/4 x 16 ga
151169670 Clutch bracket
152175067 Cable clutch 42 in.
153169674 Flat washer
154169675 Spring retainer
155169671 Spring retention lvr clutch cable
156169672 Spacer
157169669 Clutch rod
15817720408 Screw hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8
159STD533717 Bolt rdhd sqn 3/8-16 unc x 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
33400234 Nut, toplock, flanged
34STD533717 Bolt
36173438 Pulley, idler, flat
37STD551037 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 ga.
4165460 Sway bracket
40STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
44140088 Guard
45STD624003 Retainer
46137729 Screw
48133944 Washer
49174284 Cam roller
5STD624008 Retainer spring
50131340 Bolt
51STD541410 Locknut
52139888 Bolt
53184907 Arm assembly, pad, brake
54178515 Washer, hardened
55155046 Arm idler 42" mower lt/yt
56165723 Spacer . retainer
59141043 Guard
6130832 Arm, suspension, rear
67149846 Knob, deluxe 1/2-13
68144959 Belt
8850857 Bolt blade
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