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Owner's Manual ICRIlFT . TMRWI LAWN TRACTOR 16 HP , 42 " Mower Electric Start 6 Speed Transaxle Model No . 917.272059 differently from previously built engines . Before you start the en - This product has a low emission engine which operates gine , read and understand this Owner's Manual . CAUTION : For answers to your questions about this product , Call : Read and follow all Safety Rules and Instructions before 1 - 800 - 659 - 5917 Sears Craftsman Help Line operating this equipment . 5 am - 5 pro , Mon - Sat Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , II 60179 U . S . A . Visit our Craftsman website : www . sears . corn / craftsman
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Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Assembly / P re - Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Sears Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover LIMITED WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT For two ( 2 ) years from the date of purchase , if this Craftsman Riding Equipment is maintained , lubricated and tuned up according to the instructions in the owner's manual , Sears will repair or replace free of charge any parts that are found to be defective in material or workmanship according to the guidelines of coverage listed below . Sears will also provide free labor for these applicable warranted parts for the two full years . During the first 30 days of purchase , there will be no charges to service the product at your home for issues covered by this warranty . ( See exclusions below ) . For your convenience , IN HOME warranty service will still be available after the first 30 days of purchase , but a trip charge will apply . This charge will be waived if the Crafts - man product is dropped off at an authorized Sears location . For the nearest authorized Sears location , please call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ® . This warranty applies only while this product is within the United States . This Warranty does not cover ; • Expendable items which become worn during normal use , including but not limited to blades , spark plugs , air cleaners , belts , and oil filters . • Standard Maintenance Servicing , oil changes , or tune - ups • Tire replacement or repair caused by punctures from outside objects , such as nails , thorns , stumps , or glass . • Repairs necessary because of operator abuse , includin _ but not limited to , damage caused by towing objects beyond the capability of the nding equipment , impacting objects that bend the frame or crankshaft , or over - speedin _ the engine . • Repairs necessary because of operator negligence , including but not limited to , electrical and mechanical damage caused by improper storage , failure to use the proper grade and amount of engine oil , failure to keep the deck clear of flammable debris , or 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 30 days of its purchase date . • Normal deterioration and wear of the extedor finishes , or product label replacement . • Riding equipment used for commercial or rental purposes . LIMITED WARRANTY ON BAI - FERY For ninety ( 90 ) days from date of purchase , if any battery included with this riding equipment proves defective in material or workmanship and our testing determines the battery will not hold a charge , Sears will replace the battery at no charge . During the first 30 days of purchase , there will be no charges to replace the battery at your HOME . After the first 30 days , for your convenience , IN - HOME warranty service will still be available but a trip charge will apply . This charge will be waived if the Craftsman product is dropped of at an authorized Sears location . For the nearest authorized Sears location , please call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ® . This battery warranty applies only while this product is within the United States . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights , which vary , from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Dept . 817WA , 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 . • Be sure the area is clear of other people Look for this symbol to point out before mowing . Stop machine if anyone important safety precautions . It means enters the area . CAUTION ! ! ! BECOMEALERT ! ! ! YOUR • Never carry passengers . SAFETY IS INVOLVED . • Do not mow in reverse unless absolutely CAUTION : In order to prevent necessary . Always look down and behind before and while backing . accidental starting when setting up , transporting , adjusting or making repairs , • Be aware of the mower discharge always disconnect spark plug wire and direction and do not point it at anyone . place wire where it cannot contact spark Do not operate the mower without either plug . the entire grass catcher or the guard in place . _ CAUTION : Do not coast down a hill • Slow down before turning . in neutral , you may lose control of the • Never leave a running machine tractor . unattended . Always tum off blades , set parking brake , stop engine , and remove CAUTION : Tow only the attachments keys before dismounting . that are recommended by and comply • Turn off blades when not mowing . with specifications of the manufacturer of • Stop engine before removing grass your tractor . Use common sense when catcher or unclogging chute . towing . Operate only at the lowest • Mow only in daylight or good artificial possible speed when on a slope . Too light . heavy of a load , while on a slope , is • Do not operate the machine while under dangerous . Tires can lose traction with the influence of alcohol or drugs . the ground and cause you to lose control • Watch for traffic when operating near or of your tractor . crossing roadways . _ I , WARNING : Engine exhaust , some of • Use extra care when loading or unload - its constituents , and certain vehicle ing the machine into a trailer or truck . components contain or emit chemicals • Data indicates that operators , age 60 known to the State of California to cause years and above , are involved in a large percentage of riding mower - related cancer and birth defects or other repro - ductive harm . injudes . These operators should evaluate their ability to operate the riding WARNING : Battery posts , terminals mower safely enough to protect them - and related accessories contain lead selves and others from serious injury . and lead compounds , chemicals known • Keep machine free of grass , leaves or to the State of California to cause cancer other debds build - up which can touch and birth defects or other reproductive hot exhaust / engine parts and bum . Do harm . Wash hands after handling . not allow the mower deck to plow leaves or other debris which can cause build - I . GENERAL OPERATION up to occur . Clean any oil or fuel • Read , understand , and follow all spillage before operating or storing the instructions in the manual and on the machine . Allow machine to cool before machine before starting . storage . • Only allow responsible adults , who are familiar with the instructions , to operate II . SLOPE OPERATION the machine . Slopes are a major factor related to loss - of - • Clear the area of objects such as rocks , control and tipover accidents , which can re - toys , wire , etc . , which could be picked sult in severe injury or death . All slopes up and thrown by the blade . require extra caution . If you cannot back up the slope or if you feel uneasy on it , do not mow it . 3
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DO : • Never carry children . They may fall off • Mow up and down slopes , not across . and be seriously injured or interfere • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree with safe machine operation . limbs , etc . • Never allow children to operate the • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Uneven machine . terrain could overturn the machine . Tall • Use extra care when approaching blind grass can hide obstacles . corners , shrubs , trees , or other objects • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so that may obscure vision . that you will not have to stop or shift IV . SERVICE while on the slope . • Use extra care in handling gasoline • Follow the manufacturer's recommenda - and other fuels . They are flammable tions for wheel weights or counter - and vapors are explosive . weights to improve stability . - Use only an approved container . • Use extra care with grass catchers or - Never remove gas cap or add fuel other attachments . These can change with the engine running . Allow the stability of the machine . engine to cool before refueling . Do • Keep all movement on the slopes slow not smoke . and gradual Do not make sudden - Never refuel the machine indoors . changes in speed or direction . - Never store the machine or fuel • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If container inside where there is an tires lose traction , disengage the blades open flame , such as a water heater . and proceed slowly straight down the • Never run a machine inside a closed slope . area . DO NOT " • Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade • Do not turn on slopes unless necessary , attachment bolts , tight and keep and then , turn slowly and gradually equipment in good condition . downhill , if possible . • Never tamper with safety devices . • Do not mow near drop - offs , ditches , or Check their proper operation regularly . embankments . The mower could • Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or suddenly turn over if a wheel is over the other debris build - up . Clean oil or fuel edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge spillage . Allow machine to cool before caves in . storing . • Do not mow on wet grass . Reduced • Stop and inspect the equipment if you traction could cause sliding . strike an object . Repair , if necessary , • Do not try to stabilize the machine by before restarting . putting your foot on the ground . • Never make adjustments or repairs • Do not use grass catcher on steep with the engine running . slopes . • Grass catcher components are subject III . CHILDREN to wear , damage , and deterioration , which could expose moving parts or Tragic accidents can occur if the operator is not alert to the presence of children . allow objects to be thrown . Frequently Children are often attracted to the check components and replace with machine and the mowing activity . Never manufacturer's recommended parts , assume that children will remain where when necessary . you last saw them . • Mower blades are sharp and can cut . Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and • Keep children out of the mowing area and under the watchful care of another use extra caution when servicing them . responsible adult . • Check brake operation frequently . • Be alert and turn machine off if children Adjust and service as required . enter the area . • Before and when backing , look behind and down for small children . 4
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• Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree • Be sure the area is clear of other limbs , etc . people before mowing . Stop machine if • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . anyone enters the area . Uneven terrain could overturn the • Never carry passengers or children machine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . even with the blades off . • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - that you will not have to stop or shift lutely necessary . Always look down while on the slope . and behind before and while backing . • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If • Never carry children . They may fall off tires lose traction , disengage the and be seriously injured or interfere blades and proceed slowly straight with safe machine operation . down the slope . • Keep children out of the mowing area • If machine stops while going uphill , and under the watchful care of another disengage blades , shift into reverse responsible adult . and back down slowly . • Be alert and turn machine off if children • Do not turn on slopes unless neces - enter the area . sary , and then , turn slowly and gradu - • Before and when backing , look behind ally downhill , if possible . and down for small children . • Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , not across . 5
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a new tractor . It has been designed , Gasoline 1.25 engineered and manufactured to give Capacity and Unleaded and you the best possible dependability and Type : Regular performance . Oil Type SAE 10W30 Should you experience any problem you ( above 32 ° F ) cannot easily remedy , please contact a Sears or other qualified service center . API - SF - SJ ) : SAE 5W - 30 We have competent , well - trained techni - ( below 32 ° F ) cians and the proper tools to service or Oil Capacity : 4.0 Pints repair this tractor . Spark Plug : Champion RC12YC Please read and retain this manual . The ( Gap : . 040 " ) instructions will enable you to assemble and maintain your tractor properly . Ground Speed ( MPH ) : Always observe the " SAFETY RULES " . Forward : 1st 1.2 2nd 1.5 REPAIR AGREEMENT 3rd 2.4 A Repair Agreement is available on this 4th 3.5 product . Contact your nearest Sears 5th 4.8 store for details . 6th 5.3 CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES Reverse : 1.5 • Read and observe the safety rules . Tire Pressure : Front : 14 PSI • Follow a regular schedule in maintain - Rear : 10 PSI ing , caring for and using your tractor . Charging 3 Amps Battery • Follow the instructions under " Mainte - System : 5 Amps Headlights nance " and " Storage " sections of this owner's manual . Battery : Amp / Hr : 28 Min . CCA : 230 _ WARNING . " This tractor is equipped Case Size : UIR with an internal combustion engine and should not be used on or near any Blade Bolt Torque : 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . unimproved forest - covered , brush - covered or grass - covered land unless the engine's exhaust system is equipped with a spark arrester meeting applicable local or state laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it should be maintained in effective working order by the operator . In the state of California the above is required by law ( Section 4442 of the California Public Resources Code ) . Other states may have similar laws . Federal laws apply on federal lands . A spark arrester for the muffler is available through your nearest Sears service center ( See REPAIR PARTS section of this manual ) . 6
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Steering Wheel Steering Wheel Insert ( 1 ) Large Flat Washer ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 1 / 4 - 28 x 1 - 1 / 4 ( 1 ) Locknut 1 / 2 - 20 ( 1 ) Locknut 1 / 4 - 28 sSteenngion Exten _ Steering Wheel Adapter Shaft Steedng Boot Seat ( 1 ) Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge _ ( 1 ) Knob For Future Use Video Cassette Slope Sheet Keys ( 2 ) Keys 7
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Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with the exception of those parts left unassernbled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely . Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness . Review the video cassette before you begin . 7 . Snap steering wheel insert into center TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY of steering wheel . A socket wrench set will make assembly 8 . Remove protective materials from easier . Standard wrench sizes you need tractor hood and gdll . are listed below . IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " wrench ( 1 ) Pliers staples in skid that may puncture tires ( 2 ) 7 / 16 " wrench ( 1 ) Utilityknife where tractor is to roll off skid . ( 1 ) Tire pressure gauge When right or left hand is mentioned in this manual , it means 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 boxes from carton . 2 . Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on all four corners of carton , and lay panels flat . . Tabs 3 . Check for any additional loose parts or cartons and remove . BEFORE REMOVING TRACTOR Extension FROM SKID ATTACH STEERING WHEEL 114 Locknut 1 / 4 Hex ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND BOOT 1 . Slide extension shaft onto lower steering shaft . Align mounting holes in extension and lower shafts and install 1 / 4 hex bolt and Iocknut . Tighten securely . IMPORTANT : Tighten bolt and nut securely to 10 - 12 ft . Ibs torque . 2 . Place tabs of steering boot over tab slots in dash and push down to secure . CHECK BATTERY INSTALL STEERING WHEEL 1 . Lift seat pan to raised position . 3 . Position front wheels of the tractor so NOTE : If this battery is put into service they are pointing straight forward . after month and year indicated on label 4 . Remove steering wheel adapter from ( label located between terminals ) charge steering wheel and slide adapter onto battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 steering shaft extension . amps . ( See " BATTERY " in Maintenance 5 . Position steering wheel so cross bars section of this manual for charging are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide instructions ) . inside boot and onto adapter . 6 . Assemble large flat washer , 1 / 2 hex nut and tighten securely . 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 . Terminal TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Operation section for location and function of controls ) 1 . Press lift lever plunger and raise attachment lift lever to its highest position . INSTALL SEAT 2 . Release parking brake by depressing Adjust seat before tightening adjustment clutch / brake pedal . knob . 3 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) 1 . Remove adjustment knob and flat position . washer securing seat to cardboard 4 . Roll tractor forward off skid . packing and set aside for assembly of 5 . Remove banding holding deflector seat to tractor . shield up against tractor . 2 . Pivot seat upward and remove from TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See the cardboard packing . Remove the Operation section for location and cardboard packing and discard . function of controls ) 3 . Place seat on seat pan so head of shoulder bolts are positioned over the • , LWARNING : Before starting , readions large slotted holes in pan . understand and fo low all instruct in 4 . Push down on seat to engage the Operation section of this manual . Be shoulder bolts in slots and pull seat sure tractor is in a well - ventilated area . towards rear of tractor . Be sure the area in front of tractor is clear 5 . Pivot seat and pan forward and of other people and objects . assemble adjustment knob and flat 1 . Be sure all the above assembly steps washer loosely . Do not tighten . have been completed . 6 . Lower seat into operating position and 2 . Check engine oil level and fill fuel sit in seat . tank with gasoline . 7 . Slide seat until a comfortable position 3 . Sit on seat in operating position , is reached which allows you to press depress clutch / brake pedal and set clutch / brake pedal all the way down . the parking brake . 8 . Get off seat without moving its 4 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) adjusted position . position . 9 . Raise seat and tighten adjustment 5 . Press lift lever plunger and raise knob securely . attachment lift lever to its highest position . Seat 6 . Start the engine . After engine has started , move throttle control to idle position . 7 . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position and hold . Move Seat Pan gearshift lever to 1st gear . 8 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal and slowly drive tractor off skid . der Bolts 9 . Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking brake and place gearshift lever in neutral position . 10 . Turn ignition key to " STOP " position . Continue with the instructions that follow . Flat Washer ( Adjustment Knob 9
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CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF INSTALL MULCHER PLATE ALL BELTS ( If previously removed ) 1 . Raise and hold deflector shield in See the figures that are shown for replacing motion and mower blade drive upright position . 2 . Place front of mulcher plate over front belts in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . Verify that the of mower deck opening and slide into place , as shown . belts are routed correctly . 3 . Hook front latch into hole on front of CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM mower deck . After you learn how to operate your 4 . Hook rear latch into hole on back of tractor , check to see that the brake is mower deck . properly adjusted . See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments Mulcher section of this manual . Plate Deflector / 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 : Latch # " All assembly instructions have been Hooks completed . , / No remaining loose parts in carton . _ CAUTION : Do not remove deflector , I Battery is properly prepared and shield from mower . Raise and hold charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . shield when attaching mulcher plate and allow it to rest on plate while in opera - , / Seat is adjusted comfortably and tion . tightened securely . , / All tires are properly inflated . ( For TO CONVERTTO BAGGING OR shipping purposes , the tires were DISCHARGING overinflated at the factory ) . Simply remove mulcher plate and store , / Be sure mower deck is properly leveled in a safe place . Your mower is now ready side - to - side / front - to - rear for best cutting for discharging or installation of optional results . ( Tires must be properly inflated grass catcher accessory . for leveling ) . NOTE : It is not necessary to change , / Check mower and drive belts . Be sure blades . The mulcher blades are de - they are routed properly around pulleys signed for discharging and bagging also . and inside all belt keepers . , I Check wiring . See that all connections CHECK TIRE PRESSURE are still secure and wires are properly The tires on your tractor were overin - clamped . flated at the factory for shipping pur - While learning how to use your tractor , pay poses . Correct tire pressure is important extra attention to the following important for best cutting performance . items : • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in / " Engine oil is at proper level . " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " , / Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , section of this manual . regular unleaded gasoline . CHECK DECK LEVELNESS , / Become familiar with all controls - their For best cutting results , mower housing location and function . Operate them should be properly leveled . See " TO before you start the engine . LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the , / Be sure brake system is in safe operat - Service and Adjustments section of this ing condition . manual . 10
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These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product . Learn and understand their meaning . I - ; I BATTERY CAUTION OR REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW WARNING Ol k ENGINE ON ENGINE OFF OIL PRESSURE LIGHTS ON OVEL _ MPI FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWER LIFT LOCKED R N H L ( ® 31 ATTACHMENT REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW PARKING BRAKE CLUTCH ENGAGED ATTACHMENT KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS IGNITION CLUTCH DISENGAGED ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) FREE WHEEL DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( Automatic Models only ) 11
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KNOWYOURTRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRACTOR Compare the illustrations with your tractor to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . Ught Switch Ignition Switch Attachment Clutch Uft Ammeter Lever Plunger ThrotUe / Choke Control Attachment Lift Lever Heightstment J Clutch / Brake Indicator Pedal Parking Brake Lever Gearshift Lever Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . AMMETER - Indicates charging ( + ) or IGNITION SWITCH - Used for starting and discharging ( - ) of battery . stopping the engine . AI - I'ACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER - Used LIFT LEVER PLUNGER - Used to release to engage the mower blades , or other attachment lift lever when changing its attachments mounted to your tractor . position . ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER - Used to LIGHT SWITCH POSITION - Turns the raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck headlights on and off . or other attachments mounted to your PARKING BRAKE LEVER - Locks clutch / tractor . brake pedal into the brake position . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL - Used for THROTTLE / CHOKE CONTROL - Used declutching and braking the tractor and for starting and controlling engine speed . starting the engine . GEARSHIFT LEVER - Selects the speed and direction of tractor . 12
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The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes , which can result in severe eye damage . Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your tractor or performing any adjustments or repairs . We recommend a wide vision safety mask over spectacles or standard safety glasses . HOWTO USEYOURTRACTOR IMPORTANT : Leaving the ignition switch in any position other than " STOP " will TO SET PARKING BRAKE cause the battery to discharge and go Your tractor is equipped with an operator dead . presence sensing switch . When engine NOTE : Under certain conditions when is running , any attempt by the operator to tractor is standing idle with the engine leave the seat without first setting the running , hot engine exhaust gases may parking brake will shut off the engine . cause " browning " of grass . To eliminate 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal all the this possibility , always stop engine when way down and hold . stopping tractor on grass areas . 2 . Pull parking brake lever up and _ CAUTION : Always stop tractor release pressure from clutch / brake completely , as described above , before pedal . Pedal should remain in brake leaving the operator's position . position . Make sure parking brake will hold tractor secure . TO USE THROTTLE CONTROL Attachment Clutch Lever Always operate engine at full throttle . " Engaged ' _ Position • Operating engine at less than full / throttle reduces the battery charging _ Ignition Key rate . _ / , , " Disengaged " • Full throttle offers the best bagging and Throttle / _ l _ : - - _ / Position mower performance . Choke ^ oke _ . . . _ \ _ ' _ - _ " _ , , Parking Brake L ; ontro , . . . TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD " . _ ' _ " , " _ . Engaged The direction and speed of movement is _ , , > . . . . . . . _ Position Clutch / r controlled by the gearshift lever . 1 . Start tractor with clutch / brake pedal depressed and gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . " Bray 2 . Move gearshift lever to desired " Disengaged ' position . Position Position 3 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal to STOPPING start movement . IMPORTANT : Bdng tractor to a complete MOWER BLADES - stop before shifting or changing gears . • To stop mower blades , move attach - Failure to do so will shorten the useful life ment clutch lever to " DISENGAGED " of your transaxle . position . GROUND DRIVE - TO ADJUST MOWER cu'n'ING HEIGHT The position of the attachment lift lever • To stop ground drive , depress clutch / brake pedal all the way down . determines the cutting height . • Grasp lift lever . • Move gearshift lever to neutral ( N ) • Press plunger with thumb and move position . lever to desired position . ENGINE - The cutting height range is approxi - • Move throttle control to slow position . mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " . The heights are NOTE ; Failure to move throttle control to measured from the ground to the blade slow position and allowing engine to idle tip with the engine not running . These before stopping may cause engine to heights are approximate and may vary " backfire " . depending upon soil conditions , height of • Turn ignition key to " STOP " position grass and types of grass being mowed . and remove key . Always remove key when leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized use . • Never use choke to stop engine . 13
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Attachment Attachemnt • The average lawn should be cut to Clutch Lever High approximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the " Engaged " Position cool season and to over 3 inches Position during hot months . For healthier and Low better looking lawns , mow often and Position after moderate growth . • For best cutting performance , grass " Disen over 6 inches in height should be Position mowed twice . Make the first cut relatively high ; the second to desired Deflector height . Shield TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS Gauge wheels are properly adjusted TO OPERATE ON HILLS when they are slightly off the ground when mower is at the desired cutting _ IbCAUTION : Do not drive up or down height in operating position . Gauge hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and do wheels then keep the deck in proper not drive across any slope , Use the slope position to help prevent scalping in most guide at the back of this manual . terrain conditions . • Choose the slowest speed before NOTE : Adjust gauge wheels with tractor starting up or down hills . on a flat level surface . • Avoid stopping or changing speed on 1 . Adjust mower to desired cutting height hills . ( See " TO ADJUST MOWER CUI - I - ING • If slowing is necessary , move throttle HEIGHT " in this section of manual ) . control lever to slower position . 2 . With mower in desired height of cut • If stopping is absolutely necessary , position , gauge wheels should be push clutch / brake pedal quickly to assembled so they are slightly off the brake position and engage parking ground . Install gauge wheel in brake . appropriate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / • Move gearshift leverto 1st gear . Be 8 washer , and 3 / 8 - 16 Iocknut and sure you have allowed room for tractor tighten securely . to roll slightly as you restart movement . 3 . Repeat for opposite side , installing • To restart movement , slowly release gauge wheel in same adjustment parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . hole . • Make all turns slowly . Gauge Wheel TO TRANSPORT tMounting • Raise attachment lift to highest position Bracke with attachment lift control . • When pushing or towing your tractor , 3 / 8 - 16 be sure gearshift lever is in neutral ( N ) position . • Do not push or tow tractor at more than 318 _ Bolt five ( 5 ) MPH . Gauge WP NOTE : To protect hood from damage TO OPERATE MOWER when transporting your tractor on a truck or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and Your tractor is equipped with an operator secured to tractor . Use an appropriate presence sensing switch . Any attempt by means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , the operator to leave the seat with the etc . ) . engine running and the attachment clutch engaged will shut off the engine . TOWING CARTS AND OTHER ATTACH - 1 . Select desired height of cut . MENTS 2 . Start mower blades by engaging Tow only the attachments that are attachment clutch control . recommended by and comply with TO STOP MOWER BLADES - specifications of the manufacturer of your disengage attachment clutch control . tractor . Use common sense when towing . _ CAUTION : Do not operate the mower Too heavy of a load , while on a slope , is without either the entire grass catcher , on dangerous . Tires can lose traction with mowers so equipped , or the deflector the ground and cause you to lose control shield in place . 14of your tractor .
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TO START ENGINE BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE When starling the engine for the first time or if CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL the engine has run out of fuel , it will take extra The engine in your tractor has been cranking time to move fuel from the tank to shipped , from the factory , already filled the engine . with summer weight oil . 1 . Sit on seat in operating position , 1 . Check engine oil with tractor on level depress clutch / brake pedal and set ground . parking brake . 2 . Unthread and remove oil fill cap / 2 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) dipstick ; wipe oil off . Reinsert the position . dipstick into the tube and rest oil fill 3 . Move attachment clutch to disen - cap on the tube . Do not thread the gaged position . cap onto the tube . Remove and read 4 . Move throttle control to choke position . oil level . If necessary , add oil until NOTE : Before starting , read the warm and " FULL " mark on dipstick is reached . cold starling procedures below . Do not overfill . 5 . Insert key into ignition and turn key • For cold weather operation you should clockwise to start position and release change oil for easier starting ( See the oil key as soon as engine starts . Do not viscosity chart in the Maintenance run starter continuously for more than section of this manual ) . fifteen seconds per minute . If the • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - engine does not start after several nance section in this manual . attempts , move throttle control to fast ADD GASOLINE position , wait a few minutes and try • Fill fuel tank to bottom of filler neck . Do again . If engine still does not start , not overfill . Use fresh , clean , regular move the throttle control back to the unleaded gasoline with a minimum of choke position and retry . 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and will increase carbon and lead oxide above ) deposits and reduce valve life ) . Do not 6 . When engine starts , move the throttle mix oil with gasoline . Purchase fuel in control to the fast position . quantities that can be used within 30 • The attachments and ground drive can days to assure fuel freshness . now be used . If the engine does not , _ CAUTION : Wipe off any spilled oil or accept the load , restart the engine and fuel . Do not store , spill or use gasoline allow it to warm up for one minute near an open flame . using the choke as described above . IMPORTANT : When operating in COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and temperatures below32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , below ) clean winter grade gasoline to help 6 . When engine starts , leave throttle insure good cold weather starting . control in choke position until engine _ I , CAUTION : Alcohol blended fuels warms up and begins to run roughly . ( called gasohol or using ethanol or Once rough running begins , immedi - methanol ) can attract moisture which ately move the throttle control to the leads to separation and formation of fast position . Engine warm - up may acids during storage . Acidic gas can take from several seconds to several damage the fuel system of an engine minutes ( the colder the temperature , while in storage . To avoid engine the longer the warm - up ) . problems , the fuel system should be • The attachments can also be used emptied before storage of 30 days or during the engine warm - up period . longer . Drain the gas tank , start the NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 feet ) engine and let it run until the fuel lines or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) the and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel carburetor fuel mixture may need to be next season . See Storage Instructions for adjusted for best engine performance ( see additional information . Never use engine " TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the Service or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel and Adjustments section of this manual ) . tank or permanent damage may occur . 15
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MOWING TIPS MULCHING MOWING TIPS • Mower should be properly leveled for IMPORTANT : For best performance , best mowing performance . See " eTO keep mower housing free of built - up LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in th grass 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 • Drive so that clippings are discharged grass and not be noticed . Also , the onto the area that has already been mulched grass will biodegrade quickly cut . Have the cut area to the right of the to provide nutrients for the lawn . tractor . This will result in a more even Always mulch with your highest engine distribution of clippings and more ( blade ) speed as this will provide the uniform cutting . best recutting action of the blades . • When mowing large areas , start by • Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . turning to the right so that clippings will Wet grass tends to form clumps and discharge away from shrubs , fences , interferes with the mulching action . driveways , etc . After one or two The best time to mow your lawn is the rounds , mow in the opposite direction early afternoon . At this time the grass making left hand turns until finished . has dried and the newly cut area will not be exposed to the direct sun . • For best results , adjust the mower cutting height so that the mower cuts off only the top one - third of the grass 1 blades . For extremely heavy grass , reduce your width of cut on each pass and mow slowly . l MAX 1 / 3 • If grass is extremely tall , it should be mowed twice to reduce load and possible fire hazard from dried clippings . Make first cut relatively high ; the second to the desired height . • Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet • Certain types of grass and grass grass will plug mower and leave conditions may require that an area be undesirable clumps . Allow grass to dry before mowing . mulched a second time to completely • Always operate engine at full throttle hide the clippings . When doing a second cut , mow across or perpendicu - when mowing to assure better mowing lar to the first cut path . performance and proper discharge of • Change your cutting pattern from week material . Regulate ground speed by to week . Mow north to south one week selecting a low enough gear to give the mower cutting performance as well then change to east to west the next as the quality of cut desired . week . This will help prevent matting • When operating attachments , select a and graining of the lawn . ground speed that will suit the terrain and give best performance of the attachment being used . 16
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FILL IN DATES " SYOOCOMP ETE REGULARSERVICE # _ " _ ' _ JC _ ' _ ' - > " C _ ' _ ' _ ' _ f " f SERV . I . C . . E DATES Check Brake Operation _ I _ Check Tire Pressure Check Operator Presence and T Interlock Systems V # R Check for Loose Fasteners V p Vrs Sharpen / Replace Mower Blades V _ 3 T Lubrication Chart 0 Check Battery Level R Clean Battery and Terminals _ If Check Transaxie Cooting I Check V - Belts Check Engine Oil Level V _ V ' Change Engine Oil ( with oll filter ) V'l , _ V * E Change Engine Oil ( without oil filter ) I _ 1 _ V / N ctean Air Filter _ 2 G cleanAkScreen ibm / = i Ir _ pect MuffledSpark Arrester Replace Oil Filter ( If equipped ) I _ t . = Clean Engine Cooling Fins ik / 2 Replace Spark Plug _ V ' 2 I _ Replace Air Filter Paper Cartridge Replace Fuel Filter If 1 - Change more often when operating under a heavy load or 3 - Replace blades more often when rr _ wing in _ ncly _ il . in high ambient temperetures . 4 - Not required if equipped with maintenance * free batten / , 2 - SePAce more often when operating In ftlr _ or dusty cOndition , s , 5 - Tighten front axle pivotbolt to 35 PL - Ibs , maximum . Do not ove _ gt _ ten , GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS LUBRICATION CHART The warranty on this tractor does not cover _ ) Spindle - ( _ Spindle items that have been subjected to operator Zerk Zerk abuse or negligence . To receive full value from the warranty , operator must maintain tractor as instructed in this manual . ( _ Front Wheel Some adjustments will need to be made Bearing Bearing Zerk Zerk periodically to properly maintain your tractor . All adjustments in the Service and @ Engine . Adjustments section of this manual should be checked at least once each season . I • Once a year you should replace the I spark plug , clean or replace air filter , and i I - - - r ' - ' shift check blades and belts for wear . A new " - - " " - - _ Pivots spark plug and clean air filter assure ( DSAE 30 or 10w30 MOTOR OIL proper air - fuel mixture and help your _ ) GENERAL PURPOSE GREASE engine run better and last longer . ( _ REFER TO Maintenance " ENGINE " SECTION BEFORE EACH USE 1 . Check engine oil level . IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the 2 . Check brake operation . pivot points which have special nylon 3 . Check tire pressure . bearings . Viscous lubricants will attract 4 . Check operator presence and dust and dirt that will shorten the life of interlock systems for proper operation . the self - lubricating bearings . If you feel 5 . Check for loose fasteners . they must be lubricated , use only a dry , powdered graphite type lubricant 17sparingly •
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IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assembly , TRACTOR center hole in blade must align with star Always observe safety rules when on mandrel assembly . performing any maintenance . 4 . Reassemble blade bolt , lock washer BRAKE OPERATION and flat washer in exact order as If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet shown . stopping distance at high speed in 5 . Tighten blade bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . highest gear , then brake must be ad - Lbs . torque ) . justed . ( See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is grade 8 heat Service and Adjustments section of this treated . manual ) . Trailing Edge Up Mandrel Assembly TIRES Flat Washer / ' _ jBlade • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires ( See " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " Leek section of this manual ) . Was • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect control chemicals which can harm _ / ad _ B _ t , , . . . _ . _ ' _ - _ HC _ St ar rubber . * A Grade 8 Heat Treated Bolt Can Be • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp Identified By Six Lines On The Bolt Head 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 may be purchased from your local parts blade is balanced . dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry Care should be taken to keep the blade rot and corrosion . balanced . An unbalanced blade will OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM cause excessive vibration and eventual Be sure operator presence and interlock damage to mower and engine . systems are working properly . If your • The blade can be sharpened with a file tractor does not function as described , or on a grinding wheel . Do not attempt repair the problem immediately . to sharpen while on the mower . • The engine should not start unless the • To check blade balance , you will need clutch / brake pedal is fully depressed a 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a cone and attachement clutch control is in the balancer . ( When using a cone bal - disengaged position . ancer , follow the instructions supplied • When the engine is running , any with balancer . ) attempt by the operator to leave the NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing seat without first setting the parking blade . The lobes of the center hole may brake should shut off the engine . appear to be centered , but are not . • When the engine is running and the • Slide blade on to an unthreaded attachment clutch is engaged , any portion of the steel bolt or pin and hold attempt by the operator to leave the the bolt or pin parallel with the ground . seat should shut off the engine . If blade is balanced , it should remain in • The attachment clutch should never a horizontal position . If either end of operate unless the operator is in the the blade moves downward , sharpen seat . the heavy end until the blade is BLADE CARE balanced . For best results mower blades must be kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged blades . 5 / 8 " " _ / , - BLADE REMOVAL Pin _ _ . ' _ _ laoe 1 . Raise mower to highest position to allow access to blades . 2 . Remove blade bolt , lock washer and flat washer securing blade . BATrERY 3 . Install new or resharpened blade with Your tractor has a battery charging system trailing edge up towards deck as which is sufficient for normal use . How - shown . ever , periodic charging of the battery with an automotive charger will extend its life , 18
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• Keep battery and terminals clean . Change the oil after every 50 hours of • Keep battery bolts tight . operation or at least once a year if the tractor is not used for 50 hours in one • Keep small vent holes open . • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . year . NOTE : The original equipment battery on Check the crankcase oil level before your tractor is maintenance free . Do not starting the engine and after each eight attempt to open or remove caps or covers . ( 8 ) hours of operation . Adding or checking level of electrolyte is not necessary . TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL TO CLEAN BA'I - I - ERY AND TERMINALS Determine temperature range expected Corrosion and dirt on the battery and before oil change . All oil must meet API service classification SF - SJ . terminals can cause the battery to " leak " • Be sure tractor is on level surface . power . 1 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first • Oil will drain more freely when warm . then RED battery cable and remove • Catch oil in a suitable container . battery from tractor . 1 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful 2 . Rinse the battery with plain water and not to allow dirt to enter the engine dry . when changing oil . 3 . Clean terminals and battery cable 2 . Remove yellow cap from end of drain ends with wire brush until bright . valve and install the drain tube onto 4 . Coat terminals with grease or petro - the fitting . leum jelly . Closed Oil Drain Valve 5 . Reinstall battery ( See " REPLACING and _ BATTERY " in the SERVICE AND • ooked L DrainTube ADJUSTMENTS section of this manual ) . TRANSAXLE COOLING Position _ Keep transaxle free from build - up of dirt Yellow \ ; / . ( _ - " _ X ' Y and chaff which can restrict cooling . Cap - - _ V - BELTS Check V - belts for deterioration and wear 3 . Unlock drain valve by pushing inward slightly and turning counterclockwise . after 100 hours of operation and replace 4 . To open , pull out on the drain valve . if necessary . The belts are not adjustable . 5 . After oil has drained completely , close Replace belts if they begin to slip from and lock the drain valve by pushing wear . inward and turning clockwise until the ENGINE pin is in the locked position as shown . LUBRICATION 6 . Remove the drain tube and replace the cap onto to the end of the drain Only use high quality detergent oil rated valve . with API service classification SF - SJ . 7 . Refill engine with oil through oil fill Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade dipstick tube . Pour slowly . Do not according to your expected operating overfill . For approximate capacity see temperature . " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " SAEVISCOSITY GRADES section of this manual . 8 . Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for checking level . Be sure dipstick cap is 80 tightened securely for accurate - 20 0 tO 30 40 reading . Keep oil at " FULL " line on TEMPERATURE RANGE ANTICIPATED BEFORE NEXT OiL CHANGE dipstick . AIR FILTER Your engine will not run properly using a dirty air filter . Clean the foam pre - cleaner after every 25 hours of operation or every season . Service paper cartridge every 100 hours of operation or every season , whichever occurs first . 19
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Service air cleaner more often under NOTE : Operating the engine with a dusty conditions . blocked grass screen , dirty or plugged 1 . Remove knob and cover . cooling fins , and / or cooling shrouds 2 . Remove wing nut and air cleaner from removed will cause engine damage due base . to overheating . TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER ENGINE OIL FILTER 3 . Slide foam pre - cleaner off cartridge . Replace the engine oil filter every season 4 . Wash it in liquid detergent and water . or every other oil change if the tractor is 5 . Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . Allow it used more than 100 hours in one year . to dry . MUFFLER 6 . Saturate it in engine oil . Wrap it in Inspect and replace corroded muffler and clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could remove excess oil . create a fire hazard and / or damage . TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE SPARK PLUG ( S ) 1 . Replace a dirty , bent , or damaged Replace spark plug ( s ) at the beginning of cartridge . each mowing season or after every 100 NOTE ; Do not wash the paper cartridge hours of operation , whichever occurs first . or use pressurized air , as this will damage Spark plug type and gap setting are the cartridge . shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual . 2 . Reinstall the pre - cleaner ( cleaned and oiled ) over the paper cartridge . IN - LINE FUEL FILTER 3 . Reassemble air cleaner , wing nut , The fuel filter should be replaced once cover and tighten knob securely . each season . If fuel filter becomes Air Cleaner clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbure - Knob Cover tor , replacement is required . Nut 1 . With engine cool , remove filter and Foam plug fuel line sections . Pre - Cleaner 2 . Place new fuel filter in position in fuel line with arrow pointing towards _ ubber carburetor . Grommet 3 . Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and clamps are properly positioned . 4 . Immediately wipe up any spilled Paper gasoline . Cadridge A _ Cleaner _ Clamp Base Fuel Filter _ Air p / CLEANING Screen Dipstick • Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . of all foreign matter . CLEAN AIR SCREEN • Keep finished surfaces and wheels Air screen must be kept free of dirt and free of all gasoline , oil , etc . chaff to prevent engine damage from • Protect painted surfaces with automo - overheating . Clean with a wire brush or tive type wax . compressed air to remove dirt and We do not recommend using a garden stubborn dded gum fibers . hose to clean your tractor unless the electrical system , muffler , air filter and CLEAN AIR INTAKE / COOLING AREAS carburetor are covered to keep water out . To insure proper cooling , make sure the Water in engine can result in a shortened grass screen , cooling fins , and other engine life . external surfaces of the engine are kept clean at all times . Every t00 hours of operation ( more often under extremely dusty , dirty conditions ) , remove the blower housing and other cooling shrouds . Clean the cooling fins and external surfaces as necessary . Make sure the cooling shrouds are reinstalled . 2O
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WARNING : TO AVOID SERIOUS INJURY , BEFORE PERFORMING ANY A 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 to " STOP " and remove key . 5 . Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped . 6 . Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . TRACTOR IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than the mower deck is to be mounted on the TO REMOVE MOWER tractor , remove the front links and hook Mower will be easier to remove from the the clutch spring Into square hole in right side of tractor . frame . 1 . Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - GAGED " position . TO INSTALL MOWER 2 . Move attachment lift lever forward to 1 . Raise attachment lift lever to its lower mower to its lowest position . highest position . 3 . Roll belt off engine pulley . 2 . Slide mower under tractor with 4 . Remove small retainer spring , and lift deflector shield to right side of tractor . clutch spring off pulley bolt . 3 . Lower lift lever to its lowest position . 5 . Remove large retainer spring , slide 4 . Connect front links to mower deck and collar off and push housing guide out of bracket . secure with retainer springs . 5 . Connect suspension arms to rear 6 . Disconnect anti - sway bar from chassis deck brackets and secure with bracket by removing retainer spring . retainer springs . 7 . Disconnect suspension arms from 6 . Connect anti - sway bar to chassis rear deck brackets by removing bracket and secure with retainer retainer springs . spring . 8 . Disconnect front links from deck by 7 . Push clutch cable housing guide into removing retainer springs . bracket , slide collar onto guide and 9 . Raise lift lever to raise suspension arms . Slide mower out from under secure with large retainer spring . tractor . 8 . Install belt onto engine pulley . Suspension Arms " " _ ' ; ' ` ; ' % Square Hole Small Retainer Spring Engine Pulley Clutch Sprin Link Retainer Sprin ! Anti - Sway , _ rSprings Collar ( Both Sides ) Housing Guide Bracket Large Retainer Spring 21
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• To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING on both front links an equal number of Adjust the mower while tractor is parked turns . on level ground or driveway . Make sure • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower tires areproperly inflated ( See " PROD - at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " UCT SPECtFICATIONS " section of this against trunnion on both front links . manual ) . If tires are over or • To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " underinflated , you will not properly from trunnion on both front links . adjust your mower . Tighten nut " E " on both front links an SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT equal number of turns . The two front • Raise mower to its highest position . links must remain equal in length . • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower measure height from bottom edge of at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against mower to ground . Distance " A " on trunnion on both front links . both sides of mower should be the • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . same or within 1 / 4 " of each other . Mandrel • If adjustment is necessary , make adjustment on one side of mower only . • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift link adjustment nut on that side . • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift link adjustment nut on that side . NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut Both Front Links Should be Equal in Length will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . • Recheck measurements after adjust - ing . Bottom edge of Bottom edge ofo mower to mower t ground _ ground = E " A _ - ' _ " VGround Line V ] ' - _ Nut n Arm Lift Link N _ { _ E _ _ " Adjustment Front Links FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to BELT side . If the fottowing front - to - back adjust - The mower blade drive belt may be ment is necessary , be sure to adjust both replaced without tools . Park the tractor on front links equally so mower will stay level surface . Engage parking brake . level side - to - side . BELT REMOVAL - To obtain the best cutting results , the mower housing should be adjusted so 1 . Remove mower from tractor ( See " TO REMOVE MOWER " in this section of that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower than the rear when the mower is in manual ) . its highest position . 2 . Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and Check adjustment on right side of tractor . idler pulleys . Measure distance " D " directly in front and 3 . Pull belt away from mower . behind the mandrel at bottom edge of BELT INSTALLATION - mower housing as shown . 1 . Work belt around both mandrel • Before making any necessary adjust - pulleys and idler pulleys ments , check that both front links are 2 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves equal in length . and inside all belt guides . • If links are not equal in length , adjust 3 . Install mower ( See " To Install Mower " one link to same length as ether link . in this section of this manual ) . 22
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TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT Mandrel Idler Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . For assistance , there is a belt installation guide decal on bottom side of left footrest . BELT REMOVAL - 1 . Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE MOWER " in this section of manual ) . NOTE : Observe entire motion drive belt and position of all belt guides and keepers . Mane 2 . Remove belt from stationary idler and Pulley clutching idler . 3 . Remove belt downward from around TO ADJUST BRAKE engine pulley . Your tractor is equipped with an adjust - 4 . Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . able brake system which is mounted on Remove belt upwards from transaxle the right side of the transaxle . pulley by deflecting belt keepers . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet 5 . Remove belt from center span keeper stopping distance at high speed in and pull belt away from tractor . highest gear on a level dry concrete or BELT INSTALLATION - paved surface , then brake must be adjusted . 1 . Carefully work new belt down be - 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal and tween transaxle belt keepers and onto engage parking brake . the input pulley . 2 . Measure distance between brake 2 . Slide belt into the center span keeper . operating arm and nut " A " on brake 3 . Pull belt toward front of tractor and roll rod . around the top groove of engine 3 . If distance is other than 1 - 1 / 2 " , loosen pulley . jam nut and turn nut " A " until distance 4 . Install belt through stationary idler and becomes 1 - 1 / 2 " . Retighten jam nut clutching idler . against nut " A " . 5 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves 4 . Road test tractor for proper stopping and inside all belt guides and keep - distance as stated above . Readjust if ers . necessary . If stopping distance is still 6 . Install mower ( See " TO INSTALL greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest MOWER " in this section of manual ) . gear , further maintenance is neces - sary . Contact a Sears or other qualified service center . Engine _ _ Pulley With Parking Brake " Engaged " Clutching - - - - - - - - Idler Stationary I Nut = A " Keeper Transaxle - . c Nut ting 2 : 3
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4 . Replace washers and snap retaining TRANSAXLE GEAR SHIFT LEVER ring securely in axle groove . NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT 5 . Replace axle cover . The transaxle should be in neutral when NOTE ; To seal tire punctures and the gear shift lever is in neutral ( N ) ( lock prevent fiat tires due to slow leaks , gate ) position . The adjustment is preset at purchase and use tire sealant from the factory ; however , if adjustment is Sears . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry needed , proceed as follows : rot and corrosion . 1 . Make sure transaxle is in neutral ( N ) . NOTE : When the tractor rear wheels move freely , the transaxle is in neutral . Washers 2 . Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the Retaining right rear wheel . 3 . Position the gear shift lever in the Axle neutral ( N ) position . Cover 4 . Tighten adjustment bolt securely . NOTE : If additional clearance is needed to get to adjustment bolt , move mower deck height to the lowest position . I Square Key f Gearshift Lever Neutral Lock Gate ( Rear Wheel Only ) TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK RNING : Lead - acid batteries generate explosive gases . Keep sparks , flame and smoking materials away from batteries . Always wear eye protection when around batteries . / If your battery is too weak to start the Adjustment Bolt engine , it should be recharged . ( See " BATTERY " in the MAINTENANCE TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL section of this manual ) . ALIGNMENT If " jumper cables " are used for emergency starting , follow this procedure : If steering wheel crossbars are not IMPORTANT : Your tractor is equipped horizontal ( left to right ) when wheels are with a 12 volt system . The other vehicle positioned straight forward , remove must also be a 12 volt system . Do not use steering wheel and reassemble with your tractor battery to start other vehicles . crossbars horizontal . Tighten securely . TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER 1 . Connect one end of the RED cable to The front wheel toe - in and camber are the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each not adjustable on your tractor . If damage battery ( A - B ) , taking care not to short has occurred to affect the front wheel toe - against tractor chassis . in or camber , contact a Sears or other 2 . Connect one end of the BLACK cable qualified service center . to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal ( C ) of fully charged battery . 3 . Connect the other end of the BLACK TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAtRS cable ( D ) to good chassis ground , t . Block up axle securely . away from fuel tank and battery . 2 . Remove axle cover , retaining ring and washers to allow wheel removal ( rear TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE ORDER - wheels have a square key - Do not 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 . 24
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TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB 1 . Raise hood . 2 . Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the backside of the grill . 3 . Replace bulb in holder and push bulb holder securely back into the hole in the backside of the grill . 4 . Close hood . INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS Weak or Dead Fully Charged Battery Battery Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to run poorly , stop running , or REPLACING BATTERY prevent it from starting . • Check wiring . See electrical wiring AltWA . RN . ING : Do not short b , attery diagram in the Repair Parts section . terminals oy allowing a wrencn or any TO REPLACE FUSE other object to contact both terminals at Replace with 20 amp automotiv @ _ pe the same time . Before connecting battery , remove metal bracelets , wristwatch plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located behind the dash . bands , rings , etc . Positive terminal must be connected first TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL to prevent sparking from accidental ASSEMBLY grounding . 1 . Raise hood . 1 . Lift seat pan to raised position . 2 . Unsnap headlight wire connector . 2 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first 3 , Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood then RED battery cable and carefully at sides , tilt toward engine and lift off remove battery from tractor . of tractor . 3 . Install new battery with terminals in 4 . When replacing hood , be sure to same position as old battery . reconnect the headlight wire connec - 4 . First connect RED battery cable to tor . positive ( + ) terminal with hex bolt and keps nut as shown . Tighten securely . Slide terminal cover over terminal Hood 5 . Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative ( - ) terminal with remaining hex bolt and keps nut . Tighten securely . Headlight Wire Connector Temlinal Keps Cover - / / Nut Hex • Bolt Positive ( Red ) Cable ( Black ) Cable 25
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2 . Start engine and allow to warm for rr _ , e ENGINE minutes . Make adjustments with engine Maintenance , repair , or replacement of the running and shift / motion control lever in emission control devices and systems , which neutral ( N ) position . are being done at the customers expense , 3 . Idle soeed setting - v _ r _ hthrottle control may be performed by any non - read engine lever in slow position , engine should idle repair establishment or individual . Warranty at 1750 RPM . If engine idles too slow or repairs must be performed by an authorized fast , turn idle speed adjusting screw in or engine manufacturer's service outlet . out until correct idle is attained . TO ADJUST TI - IRO'R'LE CONTROL 4 . Idle fuel needle setting - With throttle CABLE control lever in slow position , tum idle fuel The throttle control has been preset at the adjustment needle in ( clockwise ) until factory and adjustment should not be engine begins to die and then turn out necessary . Check adjustment as described ( counterclockwise ) until engine runs below before loosening cable . If adjustment is rough . Turn needle to a point midway necessary , proceed as follows : between those two positions . 1 . With engine not running , move throttle 5 . Recheck idle speed . Readjust if neces - control lever from slow to choke position . sary . Slowly move lever from choke to fast ACCELERATION TEST - position . 2 . Chock to see if hole in throttle lever and 6 . Move throttle conb'ol lever from slow to hole in speed control bracket are aligned . fast position . If engine hesitates or dies , 3 . If holes are not aligned , loosen cable tum idle fuel adjusting needle out clamp screw and align the holes by ( counterclockwise ) 1 / 8 turn . Repeat test inserting a pencil or a 1 / 4 " drill bit through and continue to adjust , if necessary , until both holes . engine accelerates smoothly . 4 . Pull throttle cable up to remove slack and High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do tighten cable clamp screw . Remove not adjust - damage may result . alignment pencil or drill bit . IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the TO ADJUST CARBURETOR engine governor , which is factory set for proper engine speed . Overspeeding the The carburetor has been preset at the factory engine above the factory high speed and adjustment should not be necessary . setting can be dangerous . If you think the However , minor adjustment may be required engine - governed high speed needs to compensate for differences in fuel , adjusting , contact a Sears or other qualified temperature , altitude or load . If the carburetor service center , which has proper equip - does need adjustment , proceed as follows : ment and experience to make any In general , turning the adjusting needles in necessary adjustments . ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of fuel to the engine giving a leaner fueVair mixture . Tuming the adjusting needles out ( counter - Clamp _ 1 _ = ' = c = = , . - - clockwise ) increases the supply of fuel to the Screw _ , _ engine giving a richer fuel / air mixture . Speed Control h ' IMPORTANT : Damage to the needles end Bracket " - - - " - - - - - - _ ] _ seats in carburetor may result if turned in too tight . Cable _ : : : : : _ NOTE : The carburetor on this engine is low emission . It is equipped with an idle fuel ver adjusting needle with a limiter cap , which allows some adjustment within the limits allowed by the cap . Do not attempt to remove Idle Speed the limiter cap . The limiter cap cannot be Adjusting _ I removed without breaking the adjusting needle . Sorow 1 . Be sure you have a clean air filter and the IdleFuel II Adjustin - - g / 11 - I I throne control cable is adjusted properly ( see above ) . Noed , eIII 26
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Immediately prepare your tractor for alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or storage at the end of the season or if the using ethanol or methanol ) can attract tractor will not be used for 30 days or more . moisture which leads to separation and formation of acids during storage . Acidic _ 01LCAUTION : Never store the tractor with gas can damage the fuel system of an gasoline in the tank inside a building engine while in storage . where fumes may reach an open flame or 1 . Drain the fuel tank . spark . Allow the engine to cool before 2 . Start the engine and let it run until the storing in any enclosure . fuel lines and carburetor are empty . TRACTOR • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner Remove mower from tractor for winter products in the fuel tank or permanent damage may occur . storage . When mower is to be stored for • 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 mix manual ) . ratio found on stabilizer container . Run 2 . Inspect and replace belts , if necessary ( See belt replacement instructions in engine at least 10 minutes after adding stabilizer to allow the stabilizer to reach the Service and Adjustments section the carburetor . Do not drain the gas tank of this manual ) . 3 . Lubricate as shown in the Mainte - and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . ENGINE OIL nance section of this manual . 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 BA'rrERY plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) . 3 . Turn ignition key to start position for a • Fully charge the battery for storage . few seconds to distribute oil . • After a period of time in storage , battery 4 . Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . may require recharging . OTHER • To help prevent corrosion and power leakage during long periods of storage , • Do not store gasoline from one season battery cables should be disconnected to another . and battery cleaned thoroughly ( see • Replace your gasoline can if your can " TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMI - starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt in your NALS " in the Maintenance section of gasoline will cause problems . this manual ) . • If possible , store your tractor indoors • After cleaning , leave cables discon - and cover it to give protection from dust nected and place cables where they and dirt . cannot come in contact with battery • Cover your tractor with a suitable terminals . protective cover that does not retain • If battery is removed from tractor for moisture . Do not use plastic . Plastic storage , do not store battery directly on cannot breathe which allows conden - concrete or damp surfaces . sation to form and will cause your ENGINE tractor to rust . IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while FUEL SYSTEM engine and exhaust areas are still warm . IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent gum deposits from forming in essential fuel system parts such as carburetor , fuel hose , or tank during storage . Also , 27
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TROUBLESHOOTINGCHART Seeappropriatesectionin manualunlessdirectedto Searsservicecenter PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION 1 . Fill fuel tank . Will not start 1 . Out of fuel . 2 . See " TO START ENGINE " 2 . Engine not " CHOKED " in Operation section . properly . Wait several minutes 3 . Engine flooded . 3 . before attempting to start . Replace spark plug . 4 . Bad spark plug . 4 . Clean / replace air _ ter . 5 . Dirty air filter . 5 . Replace fuel filter . 6 . Dirty fuel filter . 6 . . 7 Water in fuel . 7 Drain fuel tank and carburetor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 8 , Loose or damaged wiring , 8 , Check all wiring . 9 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 9 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . 10 . Contact a Sears or other 10 . Engine valves out of qualified service center . adjustment . Hard to start Clean / replace air filter . 1 . Dirty air filter , t . 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 . Drain fuel tank and refill 5 . Stale or dirty fuel . 5 . with fresh gasoline . Check all wiring . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . 7 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 7 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . Contact a Sears or other 8 . Engine valves out of 8 . qualified service center . adjustment . Depress clutch / brake Engine will not 1 . Clutch / brake pedal not 1 . 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 . Check all wiring . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . 7 . Faulty ignition switch . 7 . Check / replace ignition switch . 8 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 8 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . Contact a Sears or other 9 . Faulty operator presence 9 . switch ( es ) . qualified service center . Engine clicks but 1 . Weak or dead battery . 1 . Recharge or replace battery will not start 2 . Corroded battery terminals . 2 . Clean battery terminals . 3 . Loose or damaged wiring . 3 . Check all wiring . 4 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 4 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . 28
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION . LOSS of power Cutting too much grass / too 1 . Set in " Higher Cut " position / fast . reduce speed . 2 . Throttle in " CHOKE " 2 . Adjust throttle control . position . 3 . Clean underside of mower Build - up of grass , leaves 3 . 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 . 7 . Dirty fuel filter . Replace fuel filter . 8 . Drain fuel tank and refill with 8 . Stale or dirty fuel . 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 . Connect and tighten spark plug wire . 11 . Dirty engine air screen / fins . 11 . Clean engine air screen / fins . 12 . Dirty / clogged muffler . 12 . Clean / replace muffler . 13 . Loose or damaged wiring . 13 . Check all wiring . 14 . Carburetor out of 14 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " adjustment . in Service and Adjustments section . 15 . Engine valves out of 15 . Contact a Sears or other 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 parts . Enginecontinues 1 . Faulty operator - safety 1 . Check wiring , switches and to run presence control system , connections . If not when operator contact a Sears or other leaves seat with qualified service center . with attachment clutch engaged . Poor cut - uneven Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Mower deck not level . 2 . Level mower deck . 3 . Buildup of grass , leaves , 3 . Clean underside of mower and trash under mower . housing . 4 . Bent blade mandrel . 4 . Replace blade mandrel . 5 . Clogged mower deck vent 5 . Clean around mandrels to holes from buildup of open vent holes . grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . 29
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Mower blades will 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 . 1 . Place throttle control in Poor grass 1 . Engine speed too slow . discharge " FAST " 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 tires for proper air pressure . pressure . 6 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 6 . Replace / sharpen blade . Tighten blade bolt . 7 . Clean underside of mower 7 . Buildup of grass , leaves and trash under mower . housing . i8 . Mower drive belt worn . 8 . Replace mower drive belt . _ 9 . Blades improperly installed . 9 . Reinstall blades sharp edge down . 10 . Improper blades used . lO . Replace with blades listed in this manual . 11 . Clean around mandrels to 11 . Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of grass , open vent holes . leaves , and trash around mandrels . 1 . Switch is " OFF " . Headlight ( s ) not 1 . Turn switch " ON " . : 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 cell ( s ) . 1 . Replace battery . charge 2 . Poor cable connections . 2 . Check / clean all connec tions . 3 . Faulty regulator 3 . Replace regulator . ( if so equipped ) . 4 . Faulty alternator . 4 . Replace alternator . Engine " backfires " . . Engine throttle control not Move throttle control to when turning set at " SLOW " position " SLOW " position and allow engine " OFF " for 30 seconds before to idle for 30 seconds before stopping engine . stopping engine . 3O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 SCHEMATIC RED STARTER CLUTCH / BRAKE WHITE ( PEDAL UP ) _ ) AMMETER FUEL A _ PMENT CLUTCH i - _ : GI _ . , = ' N ( CLUTCH OFF ) L85 86 _ FUEL SHUT - OFF J SOLENOID SEAT SWITCH ( IF SO EQUIPPED ) ( NOT OCCUPIED ) 30 ' / 7 NOTE YOUR TRACTOR ISA EQUIPPED WITH SPECIAL ALTERNATOR SYSTEM . THE LIGHTS ARE NOTE CONNECTED TO TH BATFERY , BUT HAVE THEIRCE . OWN ELECTRICAL SOUR BECAUSE OF THIS , THELIGHTSE BRIGHTNESS OF THE WILL CHANGE WITH ENGIN RELAY SPEED . AT IDLE THE LIGHTSIS WtLL DIM . AS THE ENGINE IGNITION SWITCH SPEEDED UP , THE LIGHTSIGHTEST . • 0 WILL BECOME THEIR BR POSrRON CIRCUIT " MAKE " NON - REMOVABLE REMOVABLE CONNECTIONS CONNECTIONS OFF M + G + A1 NONE WIRING INSULATED CLIPS RUN / UGH ] B + A1 A2 + L NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR RUN B + A1 NONE SERVICING OF UNIT , THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED TO START I + S + At NONE PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING . 31
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 ELECTRICAL I / I I I I I I I I1 I I I _ I I 26 25 \ I I 29 I I I I 1 32
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 163465 BatteryHex 2 74760412 Bolt , Head 1 / 4 - 20 unc x 3 / 4 8 176689 Box Bakery Fender 16 176137 Switch , Interlock 21 175688 Hamess , Light Socket ( Includes 4152J ) 22 4152J Bulb , Light 24 4799J Cable , Battery , 6 Gauge , Red , 11 " 25 146147 Cable , Battery , 6 Gauge , Red , W / 16 Wire 26 175158 Fuse , 20 Amp 27 73510400 Nut Keps Hexl / 4 - 20 Unc 28 4207J Cable , Ground , 6 Gauge , Black , 12 " 29 160784 Switch , Plunger Normal Op Olive 30 175566 Switch , Ignition 33 140403 Key , Ignition 40 179723 Harness , Ignition 41 71110408 Bolt , Hex Head , Fin . 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 42 131563 Cover , Terminal , Red 43 178861 Solenoid 45 121433X Ammeter Rectangular 52 141940 ProtectionWire Loop 81 109748X Relay Asm . 90 180449 Cover TerminalBatter , / NOTE : All componentdimensionsgiven inU . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 33
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES 28 39 166 2O8 6O 11s ' _ 60 37 " 2O8 74 34
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 174619 ChassisStamping 2 176554 Drawbar 3 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 5 155272 Bumper Hood / Dash 9 168337X013 Dash 10 S _ 710 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16xl 11 174996 Panel , Dash , L . H . 13 172105X010 Panel , Dash , R . H . 14 17490608 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 17 174330X558 Hocd Assembly Laser 18 126938X Bumper Hood 25 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Gauge 26 STD5414 . 37 Nut 28 175049 Gdlle Lens Asm Laser 29 174332599 Lens , sLasert 30 175692558 Fend / Ftre Pnt STLT 31 139976 Bracket , Fender Support 37 17490508 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 Tytar 38 175710 Bracket Asm . Pivot Mower Re 39 174714 Bracket Pivot Laser 58 150127 Duct Air Engine PP . . LT 60 72140606 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 64 154798 Dash LowerSTLT 74 73680600 NutCrownlock3 / 8 - 16 UNC 114 158112 Keeper BeltRear LH1 / 115 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 4 142 175702 PlateReinforcementSTLT 143 154966 Bracket Swaybar Chassis 144 175582 Bracket Pnt Footrest STLT 145 156524 Jod Pivot Chassis / Hood 159 155123 ) ( 428 Cup ' ] older - 166 164863 Screw 13 16 x 3 / 4 206 170165 Bolt Shoulder5 / 16 - 18Tl " 207 17670508 ScrewThdrol 5 / 16 - 18x 1 / 2TYTT 208 17670608 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 211 145212 Nut Hexflange Locktive 212 175143 Insert Lens Reflec - - 5479J Plug , Button NOTE : Allcomponent dimensionsgivenin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 35
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 GROUND DRIVE i 3o 6 52 77 37 26 27 36
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,272059 GROUND DRIVE KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO , NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . Bolt Hex 7 / 16 - 20 x 4 Gr . 5 1 . . . . . . Transaxle ( See Broakdown ) 64 71170764143 Peedess 206 - 545C 65 STD551 Washer 2 146682 Spring Brake Return 66 154778 Keeper Belt Engine Hydro Keeper Belt Engine 3 123666X PulleyTransaxle 70 134683 4 12000028 RingRetaicer 74 137057 Spacer 5 121520X StrapTorque3ODegroes 75 121749X Washer 25132x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 6 17060512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 76 S'rD581075 E - Ring 8 165866 Rod ShiftFender Adjust 77 123583X Key , Square 10 S'rD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 1 CAD 78 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 11 105701X Washer Plate Shift 79 2228M Key Woodruff Arm Shift 13 74550412 Bolt 1 / 4 - 28unf Gr . 8 W / Patch 80 145090 14 10040400 Washer Lock Hvy Helical 81 165592 ShaftAsm Cross Tapered 16 STD541431 Nut Lock Hex W / Ins . 5 / 16 - 18 Unc 82 165711 SpringTorsion32 18 74780616 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 Gr . 5 83 19171216 Washer 17 / x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 19 STD541437 Nut Lock Hex W / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 84 166231 LinkTransaxle 21 106933X Knob 85 150360 Nut Lock Center 1 / 4 - 20 22 130804 Rod , Brake 89 158391 ) ( 428 Console , ShiftWsh - Nut Self - Thd hd 1 / 4 Zinc 24 73350600 Nut , Hex Jam 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 90 124346X RetainerSpring 1 " Zinc / Cad 25 106888X Spring , Brake Rod 96 4497H91210 26 STD551037 Washer 13 / 32x 13 / 16 Ga . 112 190 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 10 Ga . 27 STD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 3 / 4 CAD . 113 127285X Strap Torque 90 Degrees 28 175765 Rod , Parking Brake 116 72140608 Bolt Rdhd Sqneck 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.25 29 71673 Cap , Parking Brake 120 73900600 Nut Lock Fig3 / 8 - 165 Bolt Hex FLGHD / 16 - 18 x Gr . 5 30 169592 Bracket , Transaxle 145 74490540 32 74760512 BoltHex Hd 5 / 16 - 18 Uncx3 / 4 150 175456 Spacer Retainer Washer 13 / 32 x 2 x 10 Ga . 34 175578 Shaft , Foot Pedal 151 19133210 Washer Srrted 5 / 161D x 1.125 35 120183X Bearing , Nylon 156 81660029 36 19211616 Washer 158 1655 Bracket ShJftMount 37 1572H Pin , Roll 159 165494 Hub Tapered Flange Shift Lt 38 179114 Pulley , Composite , Flat 161 72140406 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr 5 39 74760648 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 3 / 4 162 73680400 Nut Crownlock1 / 4 - 20 Unc Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 20 Unc x 1 Gr 5 41 175556 Keeper , Belt Idler 163 74780416 Washer 5 / 8 x . 281 x 10 Ga 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove 164 19091010 Bracket Pivot Lever 48 154407 Bellcrank , Clutch 165 165623 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 166 91668802 50 STD523715 Bolt Hex Hd 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 168 1654 BoltShoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 561 51 STD541437 NutCrownlock 3 / 8 - 16UNC 169 165580 Plate Fastening 52 STD541431 Nut , Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18 Uric 170 178394 Keeper BeltT / A 53 105710X Link , Clutch 197 169613 Nyliner Snap - In 5 / 8 " 1D 55 105709X Spring , Return , Clutch 198 169593 Washer Nyl 7 / 8 ID x . 105 " Hydr . 56 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.04 202 72110614 Bolt Carr Sh 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4G 5 57 130801 V - Belt 212 145212 Nut Hex Fig . Lock 59 169691 Keeper , . CenterSpan 61 17120614 Screw . 3 / 8 - 16 x 875 62 8883R Cover , Pedal NOTE : All componentdimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 63 175410 Pulley , Engine 37
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 STEERING ASSEMBLY _ - - , ' P - _ 3 , " r P _ - 12 Is • | _ , i . . . . . _ _ _ _ j i I i 68 67 67 47 67 43 A \ : 38
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 STEERING ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 139768 Stcedng Wheel 2 175131 AxleAssemblySTMP Dropped STL 3 1698 _ , 0 Spindle Assembly , L . H . 4 169839 SpindleAssembly , R . H . 5 6266H Bearing , Race , Thrust , Hardened 6 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 6 x 16 Gauge 7 19272016 Washer 27132 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 8 12000029 Ring , Klip 9 3366R Beadng , SteedngColumn 10 175121 Draglinkr , 11 S _ 1137 Washe Lock 12 73940800 Nut Hex Jam Toplock 1 / 2 - 29 UNF 13 136518 Spacer Brg AXle Front 15 145212 Nut , Hexflange Lock 17 180641 Shaft Assembly , Steedng 26 126847X Bushing , Link , Drag 28 19131416 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 29 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 30 STD561210 Pin 32 130465 Rod , Tie 36 155099 Bushing , Steedng 37 152927 Screw 38 139769 Insert , Steedng Wheel 39 19183812 Washer 9 / 16 x 2 - 3 / 8 40 STD541537 Nut LockCentar3 / 8 - 24UNF 41 100711L Adaptor , Steedng Wheel 42 145054x428 Boot , Steering Shaft 43 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 44 180640 Extension Shaft Steadng LR . LT 46 121232 . X Cap , Spindle 47 6855M Fitting , Greasek 51 73540400 Nut Crownloc 1 / 4 - 26 54 71130420 Bolt Hex 1 / 4 - 28 UNF x 1 - 1 / 4 Gr . 8 65 160367 Spacer Brace Axle 67 72140618 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 4 68 169827 Axle , Brace 71 175146 SteedngAsmusp 82 169835 Bracket S Chassis Front 85 133835 Fastner Chdstmas Tree 88 175116 Bolt Shoulder7 / 16 - 20 91 175553 ClipSteedng NOTE : All componentdimensionsgivenin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 ENGINE 80 6 , ! 14 _ 105 , os _ - - - - - - - - _ 3 / _ / _ 37 33 4 / _ 33 2 i OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester 4O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 ENGINE KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 170548 Control , Throttle 2 17720408 Screw , Hex Head , Thread Cutting 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 3 . . . . . . Engine , ( See Breakdown ) KohlerModelNo . CV460 - 26509 4 174667 Muffler 13 12 - 041 - 03 Gasket Kohler 14 148456 Tube Drain Oil Easy 16 STD551237 Washer 23 169837 Shield Bm / DbrGuard 29 137180 Arrestor , Spark 31 109202X Tank , Fuel 32 15899O Cap Assembly , Fuel Seam , Vented 33 123487X Clamp , Hose 37 137040 Line , Fuel 38 148315 Plug , Drain Oil Easy 40 124028X BushingSnap 44 17670412 Screw , Hex Washer Head , Thd . , Roll . 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 45 17000612 Screw Hex Wsh Thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 46 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 77 19101216 Washer 5 / 16 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 80 74760508 Bolt Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 1 / 2 81 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20Unc 101 M73030800 Nut Flan - ge M8 - 1.25 Non - LkZinc 105 17120616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 NOTE : All componentdimensionsgivenin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 41
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 SEAT ASSEMBLY I 5 I J I 11 12 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION NO . NO . 13 121248X Bushing , Snap 1 180597 Seat 14 72050412 Bolt , Carriage 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 2 2 180166 Bracket , Pivot , Seat 15 134300 Spacer , Split 28 x . 88 3 71110616 Bolt 16 121250X Springnut , 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 10 Gauge 17 123976 ) ( Lock Flange 1 / 4 Grade 5 145006 6 Clip , Push - In Hinged 21 171852 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC Nut 6 STD541437 22 STD541431 aNutsher 7 124181X Spring , Seat 24 19171912 W 17132x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Ga . 17000616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 8 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x _ 4 Gauge 9 19131614 10 180186 Pan , Seat NOTE : Alloomponent dimensions given in U . S . 11 166369 Knob Seat inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 121246X 12 Bracket , Switch Mounting 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 DECALS 10 16 13 4 3 7 20 11 14 8 , KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . NO . NO . DESCRIP13ON Decal , V - Belt Drive Schematic 1 156368 Decal , Oper . Instr . 12 146046 Decal , LowerDash 2 177368 Decal , HP Engine 13 177336 Decal , V - Belt Schematic 3 177333 Decal , Hood , R . H . 14 160396 Decal , Battery Diehard 4 177334 Decal , Hood , LH . 16 138047 Decal , Battery Dngr / Psn Eng 5 181421 Decal , Hood Replacement 20 149516 Decal , Uft HHandle 6 133644 Decal , Customer Maintenance - - 138311 Pad FootrestL STLT 7 177325 Decal , Hood Side - - 165800X428 Pad FootrestRH STLT 8 172331 Decal , Deck - - 165799X428 Decal By Pass LT Hydroh Decal , Fender , Craftsman - - 169210 9 163204 Owner's Manual , Englis 10 156439 Decal , Fender Danger - - 183277 Owner's Manual , Spanish 11 179128 Decat , Deck " B " 42 " - - 183278 KEY PART WHEELS & TIRES NO , NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Valve Cap , _ re 2 65139 Stem , VaNe 3 106222X Tire , Front 4 59904 Tube , FrontTire ( Not Provided , Sen / ice Item Only ) 5 106732X427 Rim , Froot 4,10 6 2781 - 1 Fitting , Grease ( FrontWheel Only ) 7 9040H Bearing , Flange ( Front Wheel Only ) 8 106108X427 Rim , Rear 11 9 122082X Tire , Rear 10 7152J Tube , Rear Tire ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 11 104757X428 Cap , Axle - - 144334 Sealant , Tire 10 oz . NOTE : All componentdimensionsgivenin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 LIFTASSEMBLY 7 ii i / , 8 5 / ' , / ' 13 2 6 13 2O 2O 19 13 15 f 32 44
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TRACTOR - - MODELNUMBER 917.272059 LIFTASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159460 LiftLever Inner Wire Assembly 2 159471 Shaft Assembly , Lift 3 105767X Pin , Groove 4 1200 ( 3002 E - Ring 5 19211621 Washer 21132x 1 x21 Gauge 6 120183X Bearing , Nylon 7 125631X Gdp , Handle , Fluted 8 122365X Button , Plunger , Red 11 139865 Link , Lift , LH . 12 139866 Link , Lift , R . H . 13 STD624008 Retainer Spring 15 173288 Link , Front 16 73350800 Nut , Hex , Jam 1 / 2 - 13 UNC 17 175689 Trunnion 18 73800800 Locknut , Hex , with Washer Insert 1 / 2 - 13 UNC 19 139868 Arm , Suspension , Rear 20 163552 RetainerSpring 31 169865 Bearing , Pvt , Lift 32 73540600 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 24 NOTE : Allcomponentdimensionsgivenin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 45
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 MOWER DECK 157 _ . , . . 67 158 _ " _ 68 " _ _ 1 _ _ 159 , , _ 142 _ 47 34 II \ 2 119 16 118 l 27 1 18 19F 21 46
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 MOWER DECK KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION NO . NO . 1 165892 Guard , TUV Idler Mower DeckAssembly , 42 " 59 41410436 2 STD533107 Bolt 67 1498 Knob Custom Oval 3 138017 V - Belt BracketAssembly , Sway Bar , 68 0144959600 Front 92 7380 Nut Lock Hex w / Ins . 3 / 6 - 16 4 165460 MulcherCover BracketSway Bar 38 / 42 " eck 101 136420 5 STD624008 RetainerSpring 102 71081010 Screw Pan Hd Phillips10 - 24 x 5 / 8 6 178024 Washer # 10 Bar Sway Deck 103 19061216 8 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 104 STD551110 Washer , Lock # 10 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 105 160793 Latch Assembly , Bagger 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 106 2029J Nut , Weld 11 134149 Blade , Mulching 111 179292 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel LH . 13 137645 Shaft Assembly , Mandrel , Vented 112 179293 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel R . H . 14 126774 Screw 3 / 6 - 16 x . 625 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 113 17060510 15 110485X Bearing , Ball , Mandrel 114 STD541431 Nut , Hex , Keps 5 / 16 - 16 Unc 16 174493 Stripper , Mower Deck 115 72110505 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 18 72140505 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18x5 / 8 116 4898H Bolt , Shoulder 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 117 165746 Wheel , Gauge 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 118 73930600 NUt , Centerlock 3 / 8 - 16 21 STD541431 NutCrownlock5 / 16 - 18 UNC 119 STD551037 Washer 3 / 8 x 7 / 8 x 14 Gauge 22 134753 Stiffener Bracket 129 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x12 Ga . 23 131267 Bracket , Deflector 130 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 Unc xl Gr . 5 24 105304X Cap , Sleeve 131 STD533710 Bolt , Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16UNCx 1 25 123713X Spring , Torsion , Deflector 142 01658909 ArmSpring BrakeMower 26 110452X Nut , Push 143 1571 Bracket Arm Idler42 - 27 130968X428 Shield , Deflector 144 158634 Keeper Belt42 " Clutch Cable 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32x5 / Sx16Ga . 145 165888 Pulley Idler Flat 29 131491 Red , Hinge 146 171977 Bolt Carriage Idler 30 173984 ScrewThdrolDOD PT Hex 147 131335 Spring Extension 31 129963 Washer , Spacer 148 169022 Spring Return Idler 32 153535 Pultey , Mandrel 149 165898 RetainerSpringYellowZinc 33 178342 Nut , Toplock , Flanged 150 19091216 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 34 STD533717 Bolt 151 169670 Bracket Clutch 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat 152 169676 Cable Clutch 42 In 37 STD551037 Washer 13 / 32x13 / 16x16Ga 153 169674 Washer Flat 3 / 8 " Type B 40 STD541437 NutCrownlock3 / 8 - 16 UNC 154 169675 Spring Retainer 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , LH . 155 169671 Spring Retention Lever 45 STD624003 Retainer 156 169672 Spacerlutch 46 137729 Screw , Thd . Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 157 169669 Rod C 48 133944 Washer , Hardened 158 17720408 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x5 / 8 49 174284 RollerAssembly , Cam Follower 159 72140614 Bolt Rdhd Sqn 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 - 3 / 4 50 131340 Bolt , Shoulder # 10 - 24 Gr . 5 - - 130794 Mandrel Assembly ( Includes 51 STD541410 Locknut housing , shaft and shaft hardware 52 139888 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC only - pulleynot included ) 53 131845 Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake - - 169583 ReplacementMower , Complete 54 133943 Washer , Hardened 55 155046 Arm , Idler 56 165723 Spacer , Retainer NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 47
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 PEERLESS TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 545C KEY PART _ PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 772147 TransaxleCover 41A 790079 Brake Lever 2 780086A Needle Bearing 5 / 8 " 42 792073A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 3 770128 Transaxle Case 42A 792085A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 2 1 / 4 " 4 776395 Countershaft 43 792075 Lockn , ut 5 / t 6 - 24 5 776409 Output Shaft 44 790025 Brake Pad Holder 6 778364 Spur Gear ( 38 teeth ) 45 786066 Spacer . 2625 x 1.0 6A 778369 Spur Gear ( 15 teeth ) 46 786086 Brake Lever Bracket 7 778330 Spur Gear ( 11 teeth ) 47 774690 Axle ( 11 - 15 / 16 " Long ) 8 792180 Shift Key 48 774691 Axle ( 16 - 1 / 2 " long ) 8A 792047 Woodruff Key # 9 49 778356 Spur Gear ( 29 teeth ) 9 784352 ShiftCollar 50 778338 Spur Gear ( 27 teeth ) 10 784378 Shift Rod & Fork 51 778354 Spur Gear ( 23 teeth ) 11 7783,34 Bevel Gear ( 30 teeth ) 52 778352 Spur Gear ( 19 teeth ) 12 778309 Input Bevel Pinion ( 13 teeth ) 53 778350 Spur Gear ( 16 teeth ) 13 778368 Bevel Gear ( 13 teeth ) ( Include . 54 778346 Spur Gear ( 15 teeth ) 14 ) 56 778355 Spur Gear ( 11 teeth ) 14 778368 Bevel Pinion ( 13 teeth ) 57 778337 Spur Gear ( 13 teeth ) ( Include . 13 ) 58 778353 Spur Gear ( 17 teeth ) 15 778370 Ring Gear ( 43 teeth ) 59 778351 Spur Gear ( 21 teeth ) 17 786188 Drive Pin 60 778349 Spur Gear ( 24 teeth ) 18 786102 Spacer 1.130 X . 695 61 778345 Spur Gear ( 25 teeth ) 20 792077A Ball 5 / 16 " dia 65 780189 Flat Washer . 563 ID x . 062W 21 792078 Set Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 8 _ 66 776422 Input Shaft 22 792079 Spring . 310 OD x . 625 L 67 776396 Shifter & Brake Shaft 25 792073A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 69 792170 RetainingRing 25A 792177 Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 3 / 8 " 70 786187 Spacer . 890 26 792125 Retaining Ring ( pkgof 2 ) 71 788069 Square Cut Ring 27 792035 RetainingRing 71B 788092 " O " Ringasher 28 788040 RetainingRing 76 780090 Flat W 1.128 ID x . 058W 29 780072 ThrustWasher . 627 ID x . 031W 77 788078A InvertedRetainingRing 29A 780160 Thrust Washer . 762 ID x . 031W 79 792144 Spring . 430 OD x . 5000 L 29B 780051 Thrust Washer . 762 ID x . 031W 82 778333 Bevel & SpurGear ( 30 & 13 29C 780199 Anti - RotationWasher . 632 teeth ) 30 780108 Cup Washer t . 127 ID x . 032W 83 778338 Spur Gear ( 27 teeth ) 31 780001 Flat Washer . 750 ID x . 056W 85 792154 Oil FillPlug ( Use As Needed ) 87 788089A Oil Seal 9 / 16 " 31A 780195 Flat Washer . 750 ID x . 062W 150 788093A LiquidGasket RTV Silicone 32 788083 Oit Seal 5 / 8 " t 57 788088A Oil Seal 3 / 4 " 34 780194 Bushing . 563 180 730229A Gear Oil60W90 35 780193 Flanged Bushing5 / 8 " ID 900 794712 Replacement MST - 206 - 545C 35A 780197 Flanged Bushing . 751 Transaxle 36 790075 Brake Disk 37 790007 Brake Pad Plate 38 799021 Brake Pad ( pkg of 2 ) NOTE : All componentdimensionsgivenin U . S . inches 39 786026 DowelPin 1 inch = 25.4 mm 40 792076A Flat Washer . 312 ID x . 059W 49
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV460 , TYPE NUMBER 26509 CYLINDER HEAD , VALVE AND BREATHER J 24 13 20 19 18 CRANKCASEJ I 2s / 10
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TRACTOR - - MODELNUMBER 917.272059 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV460 , TYPE NUMBER 26509 CRANKCASE CYLINDER HEAD / VALVE / BREATHER KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Seal , crankshaft 25 - 351 - 01 - S Lifter , valve ( 2 ) 1 12 - 032 - 03 - S Block , cylinder 12 - 755 - 94 - S Kit , cylinder head ( Includes 2 ( Use Short Block 12 522 3 - 17 , Gaskets 12 041 01 - S 50 ) ( Qty . 2 ) , Strap , lifting 12 041 02 - S , & 12 041 03 - S ) 3 12 - 445 - 02 - S Screw , hex . flange 12 - 411 - 03 - S Rod , push ( 2 ) 4 M - 839025 - S 3 M8x1 . 25x25 4 12 - 041 - 08 - S Gasket , cytinder head Dowel , locating ( 4 ) 12 - 017 - 01 - S Valve , intake ( Std . ) 5 24 - 380 - 13 - S 5 Kit , camshaft ( Includes 7,8 ) 12 - 017 - 02 - S Valve , intake ( . 25 ) 6 12 - 755 - 49 - S Spring , actuating 12 - 018 - 01 - S Valve , exhaust ( Std . ) 7 12o089 - 31 - S 6 Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) blue 12 - 016 - 02 - S Valve , exhaust ( . 25 ) 8 12 - 422 - 08 - S Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) red X - 75 - 23 - S Plug , allen hd . pipe 1 / 8 " 12 - 422 - 09 - S 7 Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) 12 - 318 - 36 - S Cylinder Head 12 - 422 - 10 - S 8 yellow 25 - 186 - 01 - S Arm , rocker ( 2 ) 9 Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) green 12 - 599 - 03 - S Pivot , rocker arm ( 2 ) 12 - 422 - 11 - S 10 Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) gray M - 640034 - S Screw , hex . flange 12 - 422 - 12 - S 11 Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) black M6xl , 0x34 ( 2 ) 12 - 422 - 13 - S Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) white 12 - 089 - 01 - S Spring , valve ( 2 ) 12 - 422 - 07 - S 12 Shaft , balance t2 - 173 - 01 - S Cap , valve spring ( 2 ) 9 12 - 144 - 28 - S 13 Piston wiRing Set ( Std . ) 12 - 755 - 03 - S Kit , retainer ( 2 ) 10 12 - 874 - 01 - S 14 ( Includes 11,12 ) 15 12 - 468 - 05 - S Washer , plain 13 / 32 " Piston wiRing Set ( . 25 ) 12 - 112 - 13 - S Spacer , head bolt exhaust 12 - 874 - 02 - S 16 Piston wiRing Set ( , 50 ) port 12 - 874 - 03 - S Retainer , piston pin ( 2 ) 17 12.086 - 15 - S Screw , hex . flange 11 12 013 02 - S Ring Set ( Std . ) M10xl . 5x81 ( 5 ) 12 12 - 108o01 - S Ring Set ( . 25 ) 25 237 14 - S Clamp , hose ( 2 ) 12 - 108 - 02 - S 18 Ring Set ( . 50 ) 12 - 326 - 03 - S Hose , breather 12 - 108 - 03 - S 19 Connecting Rod ( Std . ) M - 645020 - S Screw , hex . flange 13 12 - 067 - 11 - S 20 Connecting Rod ( . 25 ) M6xl . Ox20 ( 5 } 12 - 067 - 12 - S Pin , governor regulating 12 - 096 - 07 - S Cover , valve w / nipple 14 12 - 380 - 01 - S 21 Gear , governor M - 545010 - S Screw , hex . flange 15 12 - 043 - 05 - S 22 Washer , plain 6 mm M5x0 . 8xl0 16 M - 631005 - S Shaft , governor gear 12 - 018 - 01 - S Retainer , breather reed 17 12 - 144 - 02 - S 23 Plug , cup 12 - 402 - 02 - S Reed , breather 18 52 - 139 - 09 - S 24 19 t 2 - 755 - 64 - S Kit , gay . cross shaft w / clip ( Includes 23 ) 20 X - 25 - 102 - S Washer , plain 1 / 4 " 21 12 - 032 - 01 - S Seal , governor cross shaft 22 M - 631015 - S Washer , plain 6 mm 23 12 - 154 - 05 - S Clip , hitch pin NOTE : Atl component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 51
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV460 , TYPE NUMBER 26509 IGNITION / ELECTRICAL I BLOWER HOUSING AND BAFFLES I 12 19 16 _ I 7 10 11 \ _ " _ AIR INTAKE I 6 - - - - ; ; - o - 52
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 KOHLERENGINE - MODELNUMBERCV460 , TYPENUMBER26509 IGNITION / ELECTRICAL NOT ILLUSTRATED M - 541050 - S Nut , hex . flange M5xO . 8 KEY PART 12 096 40 - S Cover ( goes over rectifier - NO . NO . DESCRIPTION regulator hole in blower housing ) 12 141 01 - S Retainer , ring ( 2 ) ( secures 12 - 086 - 14 - S Screw , hex . flange cover 12 096 40 - S to housing ) MlOx1 . 5x46 2 12 - 468 - 03 - S Washer , plain 3 / 8 " AIR INTAKE / FILTRATION 3 24 - 162 - 03 - S Screen , grass 4 25 - 086 - 47 - S Bolt , shoulder M6x1 . 0x16 KEY PART ( 4 ) DESCRIPTION NO . NO , 5 12 - 157 - 06 - S Fan 6 X - 42 - 15 - S Key 12 - 281 - 01 - S Duct , air 7 12 - 025 - 37 - S Flywheel 1 25 - 341 - 03 - S Knob , air cleaner cover Connector 2 8 12 - 155 - 09 - S 12 - 096 - 24 - S Cover , air cleaner 9 M - 546025 - S Screw , hex . cap M5xO . 8x25 3 12 - 083 - 12 - S Precleaner , element ( 2 ) 4 12 - 100 - 08 - S Wing Nut 10 12 - 085 - 10 - S Stator - 3 amp 5 12 - 063 - 10 - S Kit , air cleaner element 11 M - 545020 - S Screw , hex . flange 6 ( Includes5 , 7 , 8 ) M5x0 . 8x20 ( 2 ) 12 - 743 - 12 - S Filter , element 17 12 - 132 - 02 - S Spark Plug 7 ( Includes5 , 8 ) 18 X - 728 - 1 - S Clip , cable ( 2 ) Seal 1 - 7 / 16 " 12 - 032 - 11 - S 19 M - 545010 - S Screw , hex . flange 8 12 - 094 - 07 - S Base , air cleaner ( Includes M5x0 . Sx10 ( 2 ) 9 10 , 11 ) 20 12 - 584 - 04 - S Module , ignition 12 - 072 - 04 ÷ S 10 Stud , mounting plate M6x1 . Ox75 NOT ILLUSTRATED 11 12 - 086 - 01 - S Screw , # 10 Hi - Lo thread 12 154 06 - S Clip ( 2 ) forming ( 2 ) 12 454 O3 - S Tie , wire 12 - 041 - 02 - S 12 Gasket , air cleaner f2 - 518 - 35 - S Lead , white ( 36 " - 18 gauge fully insulatedpush on tab and NOT ILLUSTRATED uninsulatedsocket terminals ) 12 - 113 _ 53 - S Decal , air cleaner BLOWER HOUSING & BAFFLES NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION M - 545010 - S Screw , hex . flange M5x0 . 8xl 0 ( 4 ) 2 24 - 468 - 10 - S Washer , plain 1 / 4 " 3 12 - 146 - 07 - S Plate , blower housing 4 M - 550010 - S Screw , hex . flange M5x0 . Sxl0 24 - 096 - 05 - S 5 Cover , pinion 12 - 027 - 55 - S 67 Housing , blower 12 - 063 - 18 - S Baffle , intake side 8 25 - 154 - 02 - S Clip , mounting ( 3 ) 9 12 - 086 - 37 - S Screw , captive washer M5x0 . 6x20 ( 3 ) 10 12 - 063 - 20 - S Baffle , cylinder head 11 M - 645016 - S Screw , hex . flange M6xl . 0x16 ( 2 ) 12 12 - 063 - 19 - S Baffle , cylinder 53
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV460 , TYPE NUMBER 26509 ; TARTING SYSTEM ENGINE CONTROLS 1 1 / 2 / 2 , i 0 8 11 OIL PAN I LUBRICATION J + - _ il 11 O . . . - , - 4 l ; p _ 5 + - % 8 - - 16 54
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV460 , TYPE NUMBER 26509 ENGINE CONTROLS STARTING SYSTEM KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . 12 - 079 - 11 - S Linkage , choke M - 839070 - S Screw , hex . flange 1 12 - 237 - 01 - S Clamp , cable M8x1 . 25x70 ( 2 ) 2 24 - 086 - 43 - S 2 Screw , hex . flange 25 - 098 - 04 - S Starter assembly 3 M - 664020 - S Screw , lobed socket ( Includes 3 - 8 ) 4 3 12 - 755 - 39 - S Kit , drive end M6xl . Ox20 ( 2 ) 4 12 - 536 - 10 - S 12 - 227 - 03 - S Cap , drive end 5 Control , speed assembly 12 - 170 - 04 - S Armature 5 ( Includes6 - 9 ) 6 M - 443025 - S 12 - 755 - 38 - S Kit , drive parts 6 Screw , pan head 7 M4x0 . 7x25 12 - 243 - 04 - S Cap , commutator end 8 M - 443020 - S 12 - 086 - 20 - S Screw , hex . flange ( 2 ) 7 Screw , pan head M4xO . 7x20 OIL PAN / LUBRICATION 8 12 - 089 - 11 - S Spdng , choke ( 2 ) 12 - 089 - 23 - S 9 Spring , choke return KEY PART 10 12 - 089 - 24 - S Spring , governor 12 - 755 - 83 - S NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 11 Kit , governorlever ( Includes 12 - 14 ) 12 - 038 - 01 - S 12 - 100 - 07 - S 12 Nut , hex flange 1 / 4 - 20 Dipstick assembly ( includes 13 52 - 211 - 04 - S 2 - 3 ) Bolt , 1 / 4 - 20x1 " 2 25 - 755 - 13 - S 14 12 - 090 - 28 - S Kit , oil fill cap ( Includes 3 ) Lever , governor 3 12 - 153 - 03 - S 15 25 - 158 - 08 - S O - Ring , oil fill cap Bushing , throttle linkage 4 12 - 153 - 02 - S 16 12 - 079 - 10 - S O - Ring , upper oil fill tube Linkage , throttle 5 12 - 123 - 04 - S 17 25 - 158 - 11 - S Tube , oil fill Bushing , throttle linkage 6 M - 645025 - S Screw , hex . flange M6x1 . 0x25 NOTE : All componentdimensions given in U . S . 7 12 - 153 - 01 - S inches1 inch = 25.4 mm O - Ring , lower oil fill tube 8 25 - 162 - 07 - S Screen , oil pickup 9 12 - 096 - 03 - S Cover , oil pickup screen 10 M - 545016 - S Screw , hex . flange M5x0 . Sx16 11 25 - 462 - 09 - S Valve , oil pressure relief 12 - 050 - 01 - S 12 Filter , oil 13 x - 75 - 10 - S Plug , sq . hd . solid 3 / 8 " 14 12 - 393 - 01 - S Pump , oil 15 12 - 153 - 06 - S O - Ring , oil pump cover 12 - 096 - 34 - S 16 Cover , oil pump 17 M - 545016 - S Screw , hex . flange M5x0 . 8x16 ( 3 ) 18 12 - 032 - 03 - S Seal , oil ( P . T . O . end ) 19 24 - 086 - 16 - S Screw , hex . flange M8xl . 25x45 ( 11 ) 2O 24 - 086 - 17 - S Screw , hex . flange M8x1 . 25x45 21 12 - 199 - 56 - S Assembly , Pan , oil ( Incl . 11,14 - 17 ) 55
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV460 , TYPE NUMBER 26509 EXHAUST J 3 D1 5 FUELSYSTEMJ 6 7 / / 3 _ pml 56
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272059 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV460 , TYPE NUMBER 26509 CRANKSHAFT FUEL SYSTEM KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 12 - 014 - 57 - S Crankshaft ( Includes 2 ) 12 M - 641060 - S Nut , hex . flange M6xl . 0 ( 2 ) 1 M - 629116 - S Stud M6x1 . 0x116 ( 2 ) 2 25 - 139 - 27 - S Plug , cup 3 12 - 853 - 118 - S Kit , carburetor w / gaskets ( Includes 4,5,6 [ qty 1 ] , wire EXHAUST tie 12 - 454 - 03 - S , Terminal 25 - 452 - 20 - S ) KEY PART 12 - 041 - 02 - S Gasket , air cleaner NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 12 - 053 - 118 Carburetor assembly ( For information only not 1 25 - 072 - 04 - S Stud , M8x1 . 25x33 ( 2 ) available separately ) 2 12 - 041 - 03oS Gasket , exhaust manifold ( Includes Kit , float 3 12 - 126 - 88 - S Bracket , muffler mounting 12 - 757 - 02 - S Kit , carburetor repair 12 - 757 - 4 12 - 126 - 87 - S Bracket , lifting strap 03 - S , Kit , solenoid 5 M - 645020 - S Screw , hex . flange repair 12 - 757 - 33 - S ) M6xl . 0x2.0 ( 2 ) 6 12 - 041 - 01 - S Gasket , carburetor ( 2 ) 12 522 49 Shod Block 7 12 - 265 - 06 - S Deflector , heat 12 - 755 - 93 - S Gasket Set 8 25 - 237 - 14 - S Clamp , hose ( 2 ) 9 25 - 353 - 10 - S Line , fuel g " NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 10 25 - 050 - 07 - S Filter , fuel ( in - line ) inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 11 47 - 154 - 01 - S Clip cable NOT ILLUSTRATED * M - 561010 - S Screw , thread forming M5x0 . 8xl0 * X - 22 - 11 - S Washer , lock 1 / 4 " 12 - 757 - 02 - S Kit , float 12 - 757 - 03 - S Kit , carburetor repair 12 - 757 - 33 - S Kit , solenoid repair 12 - 454 - 03 - S Tie cable 25 - 452 - 20 - S Terminal 12 - 518 - 37 - S Lead , red , ( 37 " - 20 gauge - insulated socket and uninsulated socket terminals ) * attaches carburetor ground lead to carb baffle . 57
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071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0169210 Decal, by pass lt hydro
0183277 Owner's manual, english
0183278 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
127195 Battery
16176137 Inter switch
274760412 Bolt
21175688 Light socket
224152J Bulb
244799J Cable
25146147 Cable battery
26STD391020 Fuse, 20 amp
2773150400 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
284207J Cable
29160784 Switch . plunger
30163968 Switch, igniton
33140403 Key ignition molded craftsman, delta
40179723 Harness, ignition
4171110408 Bolt
42131563 Cover
43146154 Solenoid
45122822X Ammeter rectangular
52141940 Protectoin wire loop (hour meter)
8176689 Box . battery
81109748X Relay
90180449 Terminal cover
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0169210 Decal, by pass lt hydro
0183277 Owner's manual, english
0183278 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1174619 Chassis assembly
10STD533710 Bolt, carriage 3/8-16 x 1
11174996 Panel assembly dash lh
11471-246213 Brush guard
11471-245994 Front bumper
11471-243223 Broadcast spreader
11471-242221 42" sweeper
114532158112 Keeper belt rear lh
11517060620 Screw
13172105X010 Panel, assembly slkscr dash r.h.
1417490608 Screw
142175702 Plate
143186689 Bracket swaybar chassis
144175582 Bracket footrest step-thru
145409167 Rod pivot chassis/hood
159155123X428 Cupholder stltl black
166189747 Screw 13-16 x 3/4
17185682X558 Hood assembly laser
18532126938 Bumper hood
2176554 Drawbar, stretch
206170165 Shoulder bolt
20717670508 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
20817670608 Screw thdrol 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
211145212 Hex nut
212175143 Lens insert
2519131312 Washer
26STD541437 Nut
28175049 Grille lens assembly laser
29174332X599 Grill lens
317000612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
30175692558 Fend/ftrest pnt stlt
31139976 Bracket support
3717490508 Screw
38175710 Pivot bracket assembly, lh. mower, rear
39174714 Bracket pivot laser lt.
5155272 Hood bumper
58150127 Air duct
60STD533707 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 3/4
64154798 Lower Bracket assembly, clutch, mounting evx
7473690600 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
9199928 Dash
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0169210 Decal, by pass lt hydro
0183277 Owner's manual, english
0183278 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1N/P Transaxle (see breakdown) peerless 206-545c
10STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x cad
11105701X Washer
11271-246213 Brush guard
11271-245994 Front bumper
11271-243223 Broadcast spreader
11271-242221 42" sweeper
11219091210 Washer
113127285X Strap
116STD533710 Bolt rdhd sq neck 3/8-16 x 1.25
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 hex w/ins. 5/16-18 unc
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 x 1 gr. 5
19STD541437 Nut lock hex w/wsh 3/8-16 unc
197169613 Snap nyliner
198169593 Washer
2146682 Spring return brake t / a zinc
202STD533717 Bolt carr sh 3/8-16 x 1-3/4 gr.5
21106933X Knob
212145212 Hex nut
22130804 Rod , brake
24STD541237 Nut, hex jam 3/8-16 unc
25106888X Spring rod
26STD551037 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 ga.
27STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 3/4 cad.
28175765 Rod . brake
2971673 Plunger cap
3123666X Pulley
30169592 Bracket tran
32STD523107 Bolt hex hd 5/16-18 unc x 3/4
34175558 Assembly arm reverse idler
35120183X Bearing
36STD551062 Washer
37STD571810 Pin, roll
38179114 Pulley idler
39STD523730 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 x 2-3/4
41099 Ring retainer
41175556 Keeper belt
47139245 Pulley, idler, v-groove
48154407 Cl bellcrank
49123205X Retainer
5121520X Strap, pnt torque 30 degree blk
50STD523715 Bolt hex hd 3/8-16 x 1-1/2
51STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
52STD541431 Nut, crownlock 5/16-18 unc
53105710X Link
55105709X Spring
5617060620 Screw
57138255 V-belt
59169691 Keeper . belt
617060512 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 3/4 tytt
6117490614 Screw, 3/8-16 x .875
628883R Pedal cover
63175410 Pulley eng cl mech 38 deg
64173937 Bolt hex 7/16-20 x 4 gr.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" zinc/cad
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0169210 Decal, by pass lt hydro
0183277 Owner's manual, english
0183278 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1400302 Steering wheel
10175121 Link drag extended
11STD551137 Washer, lock
1273940800 Nut
13136518 Spacer
15145212 Hex nut
17180641 Shaft assembly,. steering
2195673 Axle assembly stmp dropped stl
26126847X Bushing
2819131416 Washer
2917000612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
3169840 Left Spindle assembly left hand
30STD561210 Pin
32192757 Rod, tie
36155106 Bushing, steering
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38139769 Insert, cap steering wheel, standard, black
3919183812 Washer
4169839 Spindle assembly right hand
40STD541537 Nut lock center 3/8-24 unf
41186737 Adaptor, steering wheel
42145054X428 Steering boot
43121749X Washer
44180640 Extension shaft
46121232X Cap
476855M Zerk grease fitting
56266H Thrust bearing use 1 or 2 as required
5173540400 Crownlock nut
5471130420 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/4 gr.8
6121748X Washer
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
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0169210 Decal, by pass lt hydro
0183277 Owner's manual, english
0183278 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1170548 Control, throttle paddle
10171-246213 Brush guard
10171-245994 Front bumper
10171-243223 Broadcast spreader
10171-242221 42" sweeper
101M73030800 Flange m nut
10517120616 Screw 3/8-16 x 1 smgml tap/r
1312-041-03-S Gasket kohler
14148456 Plug drain oil easy drain
16STD551237 Washer
217720408 Screw
23169837 Shield thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
29137180 Kit spark arrester (flat screen)
3N/P Engine (see breakdown) kohler model no. cv460-2...
31109202X Fuel tank
32140527 Cap assembly, fuel sears, vented
33123487X Clamp hose
37137040 Fuel line
38181654 Plug, drain oil easy
4174667 Kohler muffler
40532124028 Bushing snap
4417670412 Screw, hex washer head, thread, roll. 1/4-20 x 3/4
4517000612 Screw
4619091416 Washer
77STD551031 Washer 5/16 x 3/4 x 16 ga.
80STD523105 Bolt hex hd 5/16-18 unc x 1/2
81STD541425 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
0183277 Owner's manual, english
0183278 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0169210 Decal, by pass lt hydro
1188706 Seat
10195696 Pan, seat
11166369 Adjustment knob . seat
12121246X Bracket
13121248X Bushing
1472050412 Bolt, rdhd sht nk 1/4 - 20 x 1 - 1/2
15134300 Spacer
16121250X Spring
1773680400 Locknut, flange 1/4 grade 5
2180166 Bracket . pivot
21171852 Bolt
22STD541431 Nut
2419171912 Washer
371110616 Fin . hex bolt
419131610 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 40 (96012001102)
5145006 Clip push-in hinged (96012001102)
6STD541437 Nut
7124181X Spring
817000616 Head bolt
919131612 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 gauge
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0169210 Decal, by pass lt hydro
0183277 Owner's manual, english
0183278 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1156368 Decal, fender stlt oper inst english/spanish
10156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
11STD561820 Decal, deck "b" 42"
12146046 Decal, v-belt, drive, schematic
13177336 Decal, lower dash
14160396 Decal v-belt schematic 42" eng
16138047 Decal, battery, dirhard, sears
2177368 Decal, hp engine
20149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
3177333 Decal, hood, r.h.
4177334 Decal, hood, l.h.
5181421 Decal, hood replacement
6133644 Decal maintance customer sears domestic
7184730 Decal, hood side
8172331 Decal mower srs heavy duty 12 ga
9163204 Decal, fender, craftsman
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0169210 Decal, by pass lt hydro
0183277 Owner's manual, english
0183278 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
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
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0169210 Decal, by pass lt hydro
0183277 Owner's manual, english
0183278 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1159460 Wire assembly inner/spring with plunger lt
11151141 Link, lift, l.h.
12151140 Link, lift, r.h.
13STD624008 Retainer spring
15173288 Link front susp.
16STD541250 Nut, hex jam 1/2-13 unc
17175689 Front Trunnion
1873800800 Locknut, hex, with washer insert 1/2-13 unc
19139868 Arm suspension
2159471 Assembly line shaft
20163552 Clip, hairpin (standard hardware-purchase locally)
3105767X Pin
31169865 Bearing . pivot
3273540600 Crownlock nut
4STD581062 E-ring
519211621 Washer
6120183X Bearing
7125631X Grip
8125925X Button, plunger, red
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0169210 Decal, by pass lt hydro
0183277 Owner's manual, english
0183278 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1176027 Mower deck asssembly, 42"
10140296 Washer
10171-246213 Brush guard
10171-245994 Front bumper
10171-243223 Broadcast spreader
10171-242221 42" sweeper
101198383 Mulch plate
10271081010 Screw
10319061216 Washer
104STD551110 Washer, lock #10
105160793 Assembly b latch
1062029J Nut weld .327/.304 no. 10-24
11134149 Blade
111181040 Bracket, gauge, wheel l.h.
112181040 Bracket, gauge, wheel r.h.
11317060510 Screw
114STD541431 Nut, hex, keps 5/16-18 unc
115STD533106 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
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
159STD533717 Bolt rdhd sq 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 5/161-8 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 rolling 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
6178024 Arm, suspension ,rear sway bar deck
67149846 Knob, deluxe 1/2-13
68144959 Belt
8805857 Bolt, hex 3/8-24 x 1.25 gr.8
9STD551137 Washer, lock
92STD541437 Nut lock hex w/ins. 3/8-16
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