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Owner's Manual ICRAFTSMAN ° I LAWN TRACTOR 16.0 HP , 42 " Mower Electric Start AutomaticTransmission Model No . 917.2720601 This product has a low emission engine which operates differently from previously built engines . Before you start the engine , 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 . com / craffsman
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Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 AssemblyPre - Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1118 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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 listedhe below . Sears will also provide free labor for these applicable warranted parts for t 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 authorizedSears 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 , including ] 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 _ j the engine . • Repairs necessary because of operator negligence , includ0ng 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 exterior finishes , or product label replacement . • Riding equipment used for commercial or rental purposes . LIMITED WARRANTY ON BA'I - I'ERY 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 . Seam , Roebuck and Co . , Dept . 8t7WA , 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 . • Do not mow in reverse unless absolutely Look for this symbol to point out necessary . Always look down and important safety precautions . It meansUR behind before and while backing . CAUTION ! ! ! BECOMEALERT ! H YO • Be aware of the mower discharge SAFETY IS INVOLVED . directionand do not point it at anyone . CAUTION : In order to prevent Do not operate the mower without either accidental starting when setting up , the entire grass catcher or the guard in place . transporting , adjusting or making repairs , always disconnect spark plug wire and • Slow down before turning . • Never leave a running machine place wire where it cannot contact spark plug . unattended . Always turn off blades , set parking brake , stop engine , and remove CAUTION : Do not coast down a hill keys before dismounting . in neutral , you may lose control of the • Turn off blades when not mowing . tractor . • Stop engine before removing grass catcher or uncloggingchute . , _ CAUTION : Tow only the attachments • Mow only in daylight or good artificial that are recommended by and comply light . with specifications of the manufacturer of • Do not operate the machine while under your tractor . Use common sense when the influence of alcohol or drugs . towing . Operate only at the lowest • Watch for traffic when operating near or possible speed when on a slope . Too crossing roadways . heavy of a load , while on a slope , is • Use extra care when loading or unload - dangerous . Tires can lose traction with ing the machine into a trailer or truck . the ground and cause you to lose control • Data indicates that operators , age 60 of your tractor . years and above , are involved in a large , _ WARNING : Engine exhaust , some of percentage of dding mower - related injurias . These operators should its constituents , and certain vehicle evaluate their abilityto operate the riding components contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause mower safely enough to protect them - selves and others from serious injury . cancer and birth defects or other repro - ductive harm . • Keep machine free of grass , leaves or other debris build - up which can touch WARNING : Battery posts , terminals hot exhaust / engine pads and bum . Do and related accessories contain lead not allow the mower deck to plow leaves or other debris which can cause build - and lead compounds , chemicals cknowner to the State of California to cause can up to occur . Clean any oil or fuel and birth defects or other reproductive spillage before operating or storingthe harm . Wash hands after handling . machine . Allow machine to cool before I . GENERAL OPERATION storage . • Read , understand , and follow all instructions in the manual and on the II . SLOPE OPERATION machine before starting . Slopes are a major factor related to loss - of - • Only allow responsible adults , who are control and tipover accidents , which can re - familiar with the instructions , to operate sult in severe injury or death . All slopes the machine . require extra caution . If you cannot back up • Clear the area of objects such as rocks , the slope or if you feel uneasy on it , do not mow it . toys , wire , etc . , which could be picked up and thrown by the blade . • Be sure the area is clear of other people before mowing . Stop machine if anyone enters the area . • Never carry passengers . 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 . comers , 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 . • Follow the manufacturer's recommenda - • Use extra care in handling gasoline tions for wheel weights or counter - and other fuels . They are flammable weights to improve stability . and vapors are explosive . • Use extra care with grass catchers or - Use only an approved container . other attachments . These can change - Never remove gas cap or add fuel the stability of the machine . with the engine running . Allow • Keep all movement on the slopes slow engine to cool before refueling . Do and gradual . Do not make sudden not smoke . changes in speed or direction . - Never refuel the machine indoors . • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If - Never store the machine or fuel tires lose traction , disengage the blades container inside where there is an and proceed slowly straight down the open flame , such as a water heater . slope . • Never run a machine inside a closed DO NOT : area . • Do not tum on slopes unless necessary , • Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade and then , turn slowly and gradually attachment bolts , tight and keep downhill , if possible . equipment in good condition . • Do not mow near drop - offs , ditches , or • Never tamper with safety devices . embankments . The mower could Check their proper operation regularly . suddenly turn over if a wheel is over the • Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge other debris build - up . Clean oil or fuel caves in . spillage . Allow machine to cool before • Do not mow on wet grass . Reduced storing . traction could cause sliding . • Stop and inspect the equipment if you • Do not try to stabilize the machine by strike an object . Repair , if necessary , putting your foot on the ground . before restarting . • Do not use grass catcher on steep • Never make adjustments or repairs slopes . with the engine running . • Grass catcher components are subject IlL CHILDREN to wear , damage , and deterioration , Tragic accidents can occur if the operator which could expose moving parts or 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 . • Keep children out of the mowing area Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and and under the watchful care of another use extra caution when servicing them . responsible adult . • Check brake operation frequently . • Be alert and tum 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 even with the blades off . machine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so 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 and under the watchful care of another • If machine stops while going uphill , disengage blades , shift into reverse responsible adult . • Be alert and turn machine off if children and back down slowly . enter the area . • Do not turn on slopes unless neces - sary , and then , turn slowly and gradu - • Before and when backing , look behind and down for small children . ally downhill , if possible . • Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , not across . 5
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REPAIR AGREEMENT PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS A Repair Agreement is available on this Gasoline 1.25 Gallons product . Contact your nearest Sears Capacity rUnleaded store for details . andType : Regula CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES OilType SAE30 ( Above32 ° F ) • Read and observe the safety rules . API - SF - SJ ) : SAE5W - 30 ° F • Follow a regular schedule in maintain - ( Below32 ) ing , caring for and using your tractor . OilCapacity : 3.5 Pints • Follow the instructions under " Mainte - nance " and " Storage " sections of this SparkPlug : Champion RC12YC owner's manual . ( GAP : . 040 " ) Ground Speed Forward : 5.5 , _ WARNING : This tractor is equipped ( MPH ) : Reverse : 2.4 with an internal combustion engine and should not be used on or near any unimproved forest - covered , brush - Tire Pressure : Front : 14 PSI covered or grass - covered land unless the Rear : 10 PSI engine's exhaust system is equipped with Charging 3 Amps Battery a spark arrester meeting applicable local System : 5 Amps Headlights or state laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it should be maintained in effective Battery : Amp / Hr : 22830 Min . CCA : working order by the operator . In the state of California the above is Case Size : U1R required by law ( Section 4442 of the Blade Bolt 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . Califomia Public Resources Code ) . Torque : Other states may have similar laws . Federal laws apply on federal lands . A CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase spark arrester for the muffler is available of a new tractor . It has been designed , through your nearest Sears service engineered and manufactured to give center ( See REPAIR PARTS section of you the best possible dependability and this manual ) . performance . Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy , please contact a Sears or other qualified service center . We have competent , well - trained techni - cians and the proper tools to service or repair this tractor . Please read and retain this manual . The instructions will enable you to assemble and maintain your tractor properly . Always observe the " SAFETY RULES " . 6
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Steering Wheel Steering Wheel Insert ( 1 ) Large Flat Washer ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 1 / 4 - 28 x 1 - 1 / 4 Steering ( 1 ) Locknut 1 / 4 - 28 Extension ( 1 ) Locknut 1 / 2 - 20 Shaft Steering _ J _ Steering Wheel Adapter ( 1 ) Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge _ ( 1 ) Knob For Future Use Keys Slope Sheet Video Cassette 7
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Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with the exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely . Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness . Review the video cassette before you begin . TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY Insert A socket wrench set will make assembly _ _ . _ / 11 / 2 Hex Nut easier . Standard wrench sizes you need are listed below . _ _ Large Flat ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " wrench ( 1 ) Pliers _ asher ( 2 ) 7116 " wrench ( 1 ) Utility knife ( 1 ) Tire pressure gauge Steering _ . _ _ - _ _ When right or left hand is mentioned in Wheel - " " - - L _ @ ! _ ' _ / this manual , it means , from your point of Steering view , when you are in the operating position ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM CARTON UNPACK CARTON 1 . Remove all accessible loose parts and parts boxes from carton . 2 . Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on all four comers of carton , and lay panels flat . 3 . Check for any additional loose parts or cartons and remove . BEFORE REMOVING TRACTOR FROM SKID ATTACH STEERING WHEEL ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND 7 . Snap steering wheel insert into center BOOT of steering wheel . 1 . Slide extension shaft onto lower 8 . Remove protective materials from tractor hood and grill . steering shaft . Align mounting holes in extension and lower shafts and IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any install 1 / 4 hex bolt and Iocknut . staples in skid that may puncture tires where tractor is to roll off skid . Tighten securely . IMPORTANT : Tighten bolt and nut CHECK BA'I - I'ERY securely to 10 - 12 ft . Ibs torque . 1 . Lift seat pan to raised position , 2 . Place tabs of steering boot over tab NOTE : If this battery is put into service slots in dash and push down to after month and year indicated on label secure . ( label located between terminals ) charge INSTALL STEERING WHEEL battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 3 . Position front wheels of the tractor so amps . ( See " BAFFERY " in Maintenance section of this manual for charging they are pointing straight forward . instructions ) . 4 . Remove steering wheel adapter from steering wheel and slide adapter onto steering shaft extension . 5 . Position steering wheel so cress bars are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide 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 Label 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 freewheel control in " transmis - 1 . Remove adjustment knob and flat sion disengaged " position ( See " TO washer securing seat to cardboard TRANSPORT " in the Operation packing and set aside for assembly of section of this manual ) . seat to tractor . 4 . Roll tractor forward off skid . 2 . Pivot seat upward and remove from 5 . Remove banding holding deflector the cardboard packing , Remove the shield up against tractor . cardboard packing and discard . TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See 3 . Place seat on seat pan so head of Operation section for location and shoulder bolts are positioned over the large slotted holes in pan . function of controls ) 4 . Push down on seat to engage WARNING : Before starting , read , shoulder bolts in slots and pull seat understand and follow all instructions in towards rear of tractor . the Operation section of this manual . Be 5 . Pivot seat and pan forward and sure tractor is in a well - ventilated area . Be assemble adjustment knob and flat sure the area in front of tractor is clear of washer loosely . Do not tighten . other people and objects . 6 . Lower seat into operating position and 1 . Be sure all the above assembly steps sit in seat . have been completed . 7 . Slide seat until a comfortable position 2 . Check engine oil level and fill fuel is reached which allows you to press tank with gasoline . clutch / brake pedal all the way down . 3 . Place freewheel control in " transmis - 8 . Get off seat without moving its sion engaged " position . ( See " TO adjusted position . TRANSPORT " in the Operation 9 . Raise seat and tighten adjustment section of this manual ) . knob securely . 4 . Sit on seat in operating position , depress clutch / brake pedal and set Seat the parking brake . 5 . Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . \ 6 . Press lift lever plunger and raise attachment lift lever to its highest Seat I position . 7 . Start the engine . After engine has Ider started , move throttle control to idle Bolts position . 8 . Release parking brake . 9 . Slowly move the motion control lever forward and slowly drive tractor off skid . Flat 10 . Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking brake and place motion control lever in neutral position . 11 . Turn ignition key to " STOP " position . Continue with the instructions that follow . 9
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CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM INSTALL MULCHER PLATE After you learn how to operate youris ( If previously removed ) tractor , check to see that the brake 1 . Raise and hold deflector shield in properfy adjusted . See " 1 " OADJUST upright position . BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments 2 . Place front of mulcher plate over front section of this manual . of mower deck opening and slide into V ' CHECKLIST place , as shown . 3 . Hook front latch into hole on front of Before you operate your new tractor , we mower deck . wish to assure that you receive the best 4 . Hook rear latch into hole on back of performance and satisfaction from this mower deck . quality product . Please review the following checklist : Mulcher , / All assembly instructions have been Plate Deflector completed . Shield , / No remaining loose parts in carton . / Battery is properly prepared and charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . Latch / Seat is adjusted comfortably and Hooks tightened securely . , / All tires are properly inflated . ( For A shipping purposes , the tires were _ 1 _ CAUTION : Do not remove deflector overinflated at the factory ) . shield from mower . Raise and hold shield , / Be sure mower deck is propedy leveled when attaching mulcher plate and allow it side - to - side / front - to - rear for best cutting to rest on plate while in operation . results . ( Tires must be properly inflated for leveling ) . TO CONVERTTO BAGGING OR , / Check mower and drive belts . Be sure DISCHARGING they are muted propedy around pulleys Simply remove mulcher plate and store in and inside all belt keepers . a safe place . Your mower is now ready for / Check wiring . See that all connections discharging or installation of optional are still secure and wires are properly grass catcher accessory . clamped . NOTE : It is not necessary to change • / Before ddving tractor , be sure free - blades . The mulching blades are wheel control is in = transmission designed for discharging and bagging engaged " position ( see " TO TRANS - also . PORT " in the Operation section of this CHECK TIRE PRESSURE manual ) . While learning how to use your tractor , The tires on your tractor were overinflated pay extra attention to the following at the factory for shipping purposes . important items : Correct tire pressure is important for best cutting performance . , / Engine oil is at proper level . • / Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown intion " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " sec regular unleaded gasoline . of this manual . / Become familiar with all controls - their location and function . Operate them CHECK DECK LEVELNESS before you start the engine . For best cutting results , mower housing , / Be sure brake system is in safe should be properly leveled . See " TO operating condition . LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the , / It is important to purge the transmission Service and Adjustments section of this before operating your tractor for the first manual . time . Follow proper starting and transmission purging instructions ( See CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF " TO START ENGINE " and " PURGE ALL BELTS TRANSMISSION " in the Operation See the figures that are shown for section of this manual ) . replacing motion and mower blade drive belts in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . Verify that the belts are routed correctly . 10
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These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product . Learn and understand their meaning . BATTERY CAUTION OR REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW WARNING ENGINE ON ENGINE OFF OIL PRESSURE LIGHTS ON OVER TEMP LIGHT ! FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWER LIFT LOCKED H L ATTACHMENT REVERS [ : : 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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KNOW YOUR TRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRACTOR Compare the illustrations with your tractor to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . LightSwitch Ignition Switch Position Attachment Clutch Lever Lift Ammeter J Lever Plunger Throttle / Choke Attachment Control Lift Lever Clutch ] Brake Height Pedal Adjustment Indicator Freewheel Parking Brake Lever Control Motion Control 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 . A'n'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 . PARKING BRAKE LEVER - Locks clutch / or other attachments mounted to your 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 . FREEWHEEL CONTROL - MOTION CONTROL LEVER - Selects the Disengagages transmission for pushing speed and direction of tractor . 12
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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 standard safety glasses or a I _ he operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the wide vision safety mask worn over spectacles . HOW TO USEYOUR TRACTOR 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 _ i , 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 . • Operating engine at less than full Ignition Key throttle reduces the battery charging aged " rate . • Full throttle offers the best bagging and Choke Control Parking Brake mower performance . / " Engaged " TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD Clutch / Posi _ on The direction and speed of movement is controlled by the motion control lever . 1 . Start tractor with motion control lever in " Disengaged " = Brake " Motion Control neutral ( N ) position . Position Position Lever 2 . Release parking brake . 3 . Slowly move motion control lever to STOPPING desired position . MOWER BLADES - TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT • To stop mower blades , move attach - The position of the attachment lift lever ment clutch lever to " DISENGAGED " determines the cutting height . position . • Grasp lift lever . GROUND DRIVE - • Press plunger with thumb and move • To stop ground drive , depress clutch / lever to desired position . brake pedal all the way down . The cutting height range is approxi - • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " . The heights are position . measured from the ground to the blade IMPORTANT : The motion control lever tip with the engine not running . These does not return to neutral ( N ) position heights are approximate and may vary when the clutch / brake pedal is de - depending upon soil conditions , height of pressed . grass and types of grass being mowed . ENGINE - • The average lawn should be cut to • Move throttle control to slow position . approximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the NOTE : Failure to move throttle control to cool season and to over 3 inches slow position and allowing engine to idle during hot months . For healthier and before stopping may cause engine to better looking lawns , mow often and " backfire " . after moderate growth . • Turn ignition key to " STOP " position • For best cutting performance , grass and remove key . Always remove key over 6 inches in height should be when leaving tractor to prevent mowed twice . Make the first cut unauthorized use . relatively high ; the second to desired • Never use choke to stop engine . height . 13
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TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS TO OPERATE ON HILLS Gauge wheels are properly adjusted 41 _ CAUTI , ON : Do not drive up or down when they are slightly off the ground hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and do when mower is at the desired cutting not drive across any slope . Use the slope height in operating position . Gauge guide at the back of this manual . wheels then keep the deck in proper • Choose the slowest speed before position to help prevent scalping in most starting up or down hills . terrain conditions . • Avoid stopping or changing speed on NOTE : Adjust gauge wheels with tractor hills . on a flat level surface . • If slowing is necessary , move throttle 1 . Adjust mower to desired cutting height control lever to slower position . ( See " TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING • If stopping is absolutely necessary , HEIGHT ' in this section of manual ) . push clutch / brake pedal quickly to 2 . With mower in desired height of cut brake position and engage parking position , gauge wheels should be brake . assembled so they are slightly off the • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) ground . Install gauge wheel in position . appropriate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / IMPORTANT : The motion control lever 8 washer , and 3 / 8 - 16 Iocknut and does not return to neutral ( N ) position tighten securely . when the clutch / brake pedal is de - 3 . Repeat for opposite side , installing pressed . gauge wheel in same adjustment • To restart movement , slowly release hole . parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . Gauge Wheel " _ • Slowly move motion control lever to Mounting slowest setting . Bracket • Make all turns slowly . 3 / 8 - 16 TO TRANSPORT When pushing or towing your tractor , be sure to disengage transmission by 3 / 8 Washer placing freewheel control in freewheeling Gaug , position . Freewheel control is located at TO OPERATE MOWER the rear drawbar of tractor . 1 . Raise attachment lift to highest Your tractor is equipped with an operator position with attachment lift control . presence sensing switch . Any attempt by 2 . Pull freewheel control out and down the operator to leave the seat with the into the slot and release so it is held in engine running and the attachment clutch the disengaged position . engaged will shut off the engine . • Do not push or tow tractor at more than 1 . Select desired height of cut . two ( 2 ) MPH . 2 . Start mower blades by engaging • To re - engage transmission , reverse attachment clutch control . TO STOP MOWER BLADES - above procedure . Transmission Engaged disengage attachment clutch control . , _ CAUTION : Do not operate the mower without either the entire grass catcher , on mowers so equipped , or the deflector shield in place . Attachment Attachemnt Clutch Lift Lever " Engaged " Highsition Position Po Transmission Disengaged NOTE : To protect hood from damage Position when transporting your tractor on a truck or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and Position Deflector secured to tractor . Use an appropriate means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , 14 etc . ) .
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TOWINGCARTSAND OTHERATTACH - To avoid engine problems , the fuel system should be emptied before storage MENTS of 30 days or longer . Drain the gas tank , Towonlythe attachmentsthat are start the engine and let it run until the fuel recommended by and comply with lines and carburetor are empty . Use fresh specifications of the manufacturer of your fuel next season . See Storage Instruc - tractor . Use common sense when towing . tions for additional information . Too heavy of a load , while on a slope , is Never use engine or carburetor cleaner dangerous . Tires can lose traction with the products in the fuel tank or permanent ground and cause you to lose control of damage may occur . your tractor . TO START ENGINE BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE When starting the engine for the first time CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL or if the engine has run out of fuel , it will The engine in your tractor has been take extra cranking time to move fuel from shipped , from the factory , already filled the tank to the engine . with summer weight oil . 1 . Be sure freewheel control is in the 1 . Check engine oil with tractor on level transmission engaged position . ground . 2 . Sit on seat in operating position , 2 . Unthread and remove oil fill cap / depress clutch / brake pedal and set dipstick ; wipe oil off . Reinsert the parking brake . dipstick into the tube and rest oil fill 3 . Place motion control lever in neutral cap on the tube . Do not thread the ( N ) position . cap onto the tube . Remove and read 4 . Move attachment clutch to disen - oil level . If necessary , add oil until gaged position . " FULL " mark on dipstick is reached . 5 . Move throttle control to choke position . Do not overfill . NOTE : Before starting , read the warm • For cold weather operation you should and cold starting procedures below . change oil for easier starting ( See the oil 6 . Insert key into ignition and turn key viscosity chart in the Maintenance clockwise to start position and release section of this manual ) . key as soon as engine starts . Do not • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - run starter continuously for more than nance section in this manual . fifteen seconds per minute . If the ADD GASOLINE engine does not start after several • Fill fuel tank to bottom of tank filler attempts , move throttle control to fast neck . Do not overfill . Use fresh , clean , position , wait a few minutes and try regular unleaded gasoline with a again . If engine still does not start , minimum of 87 octane . ( Use of leaded move the throttle control back to the gasoline will increase carbon and lead choke position and retry . oxide deposits and reduce valve life ) . Do not mix oil with gasoline . Purchase WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and fuel in quantities that can be used above ) within 30 days to assure fuel freshness . 7 . When engine starts , move the throttle • I , CAUTION : Wipe off any spilled oil or control to the fast position . fuel . Do not store , spill or use gasoline • The attachments and ground drive can near an open flame . now be used . If the engine does not IMPORTANT : When operating in tem - accept the load , restart the engine and peratures below 32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , allow it to warm up for one minute clean winter grade gasoline to help using the choke as described above . in _ suregood cold weather starting . ACAUTION : Alcohol blended fuels COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and ( called gasohol or using ethanol or below ) methanol ) can attract moisture which 7 . When engine starts , allow engine to leads to separation and formation of run with the throttle control in the acids during storage . Acidic gas can choke position until the engine runs damage the fuel system of an engine roughly , then move throttle control to while in storage . fast position . This may require an engine warm - up period from several seconds to several minutes , depend - ing on the temperature . 15
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AUTOMATICTRANSMISSIONWARMUP NOTE : Dudng this step there will be no movement of drive wheels . The air is Beforedrivingthe unitin cold weather , being removed from hydraulic drive the transmissionshouldbewarmedup as system . follows : 5 . Move motion control lever to neutral 1 . Be sure the tractor is on level ground . ( N ) position . Shutoff engine and set 2 . Place the motion control lever in parking brake . neutral . Release the parking brake 6 . Engage transmission by placing and let the clutch / brake slowly return freewheel control in = transmission to operating position . engaged " position ( See " TO TRANS - 3 . Allow one minute for transmission to PORT " in this section of manual ) . warm up . This can be done during 7 . Sitting in the tractor seat , start the engine warm up period . engine . After the engine is running , • The attachments can also be used move throttle control to half ( 1 / 2 ) during the engine warm - up period after speed . With motion control lever in the transmission has been warmed up . neutral ( N ) position , slowly disen - NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 gage clutch / brake pedal . feet ) or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) 8 . Slowly move motion control lever the carburetor fuel mixture may need to forward , after the tractor moves be adjusted for best engine performance . approximately five ( 5 ) feet , slowly ( See " TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the move motion control lever to reverse Service and Adjustments section of this position . After the tractor moves manual . ) approximately five ( 5 ) feet return the PURGE TRANSMISSION motion control lever to the neutral ( N ) position . Repeat this procedure with r _ reCA . UTION : Never engage or disengage ewneel lever wni _ e the engine is the motion control lever three ( 3 ) running . times . To ensure proper operation and perfor - Your transmission is now purged and mance , it is recommended that the ready for normal operation . transmission be purged before operating tractor for the first time . This procedure will remove any trapped air inside the trans - mission which may have developed during shipping of your tractor . IMPORTANT ; Should your transmission require removal for service or replacement , it should be purged after reinstallation before operating the tractor . 1 . Place tractor safely on level surface with engine off and parking brake set . 2 . Disengage transmission by placing freewheel control in = transmission disengaged " position ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in this section of manual ) . 3 . Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine . After the engine is running , move throttle control to slow position . With motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position , slowly disengage clutch / brake pedal . 4 . Move motion control lever to full forward position and hold for five ( 5 ) seconds . Move lever to full reverse position and hold for five ( 5 ) seconds . Repeat this procedure three ( 3 ) times . 16
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MOWING TIPS MULCHING MOWING TIPS • Mower should be properly leveled for IMPORTANT : For best performance , best mowing performance . See " TO keep mower housing free of built - up LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the grass and trash . Clean after each use . Service and Adjustments section of • The special mulching blade will recut this 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 to provide nutrients for the lawn . the tractor . This will result in a more Always mulch with your highest engine even 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 blades . For extremely heavy grass , reduce your width of cut on each pass and mow slowly . • If grass is extremely tall , it should be mowed twice to reduce load and possible fire hazard from dried clip - pings . Make first cut relatively high ; the second to the desired height . • Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet grass will plug mower and leave • Certain types of grass and grass undesirable clumps . Allow grass to dry conditions may require that an area be before mowing . mulched a second time to completely • Always operate engine at full throttle hide the clippings . When doing a when mowing to assure better mowing second cut , mow across or perpendicu - performance and proper discharge of lar to the first cut path . material . Regulate ground speed by • Change your cutting pattern from eweekk selecting a low enough gear to give the to week . Mow north to south one we mower cutting performance as well as then change to east to west the next 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 . 17
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FILL IN DATES DATES BIll I B Check Brake Opera , on _ V ' Check _ re pressure Check Operator presence and T Interlock Systems I _ R Check for Loose Fasteners _ I _ s If T Lubrication Chart 0 SChhaercp _ ervBRaettpelrayceLeveMlower Blades _ 3 R C _ an Batteryand Terminals I _ Check Transaxle Cooling Ik _ ch = , _ v - Bait , iV ' Check Engine Oil Level If Change Engine Og ( with oil filter ) I , / , _ E Change Engine O " ( without oil filter ) i1 _ , , _ I1 _ N Clean Air Fdter _ I _ : G Clean Air Screen NI Inspect Muffler / Spark Armster I _ E Replace Oil Filter ( If equipped ) _ . 2 Clean Engine CooSng Fins I # 12 Replace Spark Plug _ 2 If Replace Air Filter Paper Cartridge Replace Fuel Filter I - Change more often when operating under a heavy load or 3 - Replace blades more olten when mowing insandy soil , 4 * Not required if equipped wl _ matte naP _ ¢ _ fr - ee batter / . in high ambkmt temperatures . 5 - 13ghton front axle pivotbolt to 35 lt , - Ibs , maximum , 2 - Service more often when ope _ ating In dirty or dusty cond _ ons . Do not overtighten . GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS LUBRICATION CHART The warranty on this tractor does not ( D Spindle _ f " - - - - - - _ r - - - - ( D Spindle cover items that have been subjected to operator abuse or negligence . To receive full value from the warranty , operator must Zerk _ : , , , _ , , 1 [ ' ; , i . : : : _ : : : : : : : : : _ Zerk maintain tractor as instructed in this manual . _ ) Front Wheel . _ : _ / _ - - _ _ Front Wheel Some adjustments will need to be made Beadng _ . . . . . I : _ . Bearing Zerk periedically to properly maintain your tractor . All adjustments in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual should _ ) Engine / , - - _ - , , ' _ ' _ , " _ - , be checked at least once each season . • Once a year you should replace the spark plug , clean or replace air filter , J and check blades and belts for wear . A - - i " : ' " new spark plug and clean air filter assure proper air - fuel mixture and help ( _ General PurposeGrease your engine run better and last longer . _ ) REFER TO Maintenance " ENGINE " SECTION IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the BEFORE EACH USE pivot points which have special nylon 1 . Check engine oil level . bearings . Viscous lubricants will attractf 2 . Check brake operation . dust and dirt that will shorten the life o 3 . Check tire pressure . the self - lubricating bearings . If you feel 4 . Check operator presence and they must be lubricated , use only a dry , interlock systems for proper opera - powdered graphite type lubricant tion . sparingly . 5 . Check for loose fasteners . 18
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TRACTOR IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assembly , center hole in blade must align with star Always observe safety rules when on mandrel assembly . performing any maintenance . 4 . Reassemble hex bolt , lock washer BRAKE OPERATION and flat washer in exact order as If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet shown . stopping distance at high speed in 5 . Tighten bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . highest gear , then brake must be ad - torque ) . justed . ( See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is grade 8 heat Service and Adjustments section of this treated . manual ) . TIRES Trailing . . _ . _ Blade Center _ c . _ - _ , _ • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires ( See " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " " _ > _ . _ % Mandrel section of this manual ) . • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect Flat W : s _ : r ' " _ : _ ' _ ta ? Sem bly control chemicals which can harm Lock Washerj . - _ ' _ , _ r rubber . • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp * A Grade 8 heat treated bolt can be identified objects and other hazards that may by six lines on the bolt head . 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 f { le 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 brake pedal is fully depressed andhe a 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a cone attachement clutch control is in t 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 . BLADE REMOVAL Blade 5 / 8 " Bolt or " 1 . Raise mower to highest position to allow access to blades . Center Hole 2 . Remove hex bolt , lock washer and flat BATTERY washer securing blade . Your tractor has a battery charging system 3 . Install new or resharpened blade with which is sufficient for normal use . How - trailing edge up towards deck as ever , periodic charging of the battery with shown . an automotive charger will extend its life . • Keep battery and terminals clean . 19
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ENGINE • Keep battery boltstight . * Keep small vent holes open . LUBRICATION • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . Only use high quality detergent oil rated NOTE : The originalequipment battery on with API service classification SF - SJ . yourtractor is maintenance free . Do not Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade attempt to open or remove caps or covers . according to your expected operating Adding or checking level of electrolyte is temperature . not necessary . SAE \ TO CLEAN BA - I - rERY AND TERMINALS Corrosionand dirt on the battery and terminals can cause the battery to = leak " power . - 20 . 10 0 20 30 40 1 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first TEMPERATURE RANGE ANllCIPATEO BEFORE NEXT O _ LCHANGE then RED battery cable and remove Change the oil after every 50 hours of battery from tractor . operation or at least once a year if the 2 . Rinse the battery with plain water and tractor is not used for 50 hours in one dry . year . 3 . Clean terminals and battery cable ends Check the crankcase oil level before with wire brush until bright . starting the engine and after each eight 4 . Coat terminals with grease or petro - ( 8 ) hours of operation . leum jelly . TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL 5 . Reinstall battery ( See " REPLACING BA'FFERY " in the Service and Adjust - Determine temperature range expected ments section of this manual ) . before oil change . All oil must meet API service classification SF - SJ . TRANSAXLE COOLING • Be sure tractor is on level surface . The transmission fan and cooling fins • Oil will drain more freely when warm . should be kept clean to assure proper • Catch oil in a suitable container . cooling . 1 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful Do not attempt to clean fan or transmission not to allow dirt to enter the engine while engine is running or while the when changing oil . transmission is hot . To prevent possible 2 . Remove yellow cap from end of drain damage to seals , do not use high pressure valve and install the drain tube onto water or steam to clean transaxle . the fitting . • Inspect cooling fan to be sure fan blades Oil Drain Valve are intact and clean . • Inspect cooling fins for dirt , grass clippings and other materials . To and _ " " prevent damage to seals , do not use LockIed compressed air or high pressure sprayer to clean cooling fins . o , oLse , TRANSAXLE PUMP FLUID Position The transaxle was sealed at the factory Yellow Cap and fluid maintenance is not required for the life of the transaxle . Should the DrainTube transaxle ever leak or require servicing , 3 . Unlock drain valve by pushing inward contact a Sears or other qualified service slightly and turning counterclockwise . center . 4 . To open , pull out on the drain valve . V - BELTS 5 . After oil has drained completely , close Check V - belts for deterioration and wear and lock the drain valve by pushing inward and turning clockwise until the after 100 hours of operation and replace if pin is in the locked position as shown . necessary . The belts are not adjustable . 6 . Remove the drain tube and replace Replace belts if they begin to slip from wear . the cap onto the end of the drain valve . 7 . Refill engine with oil through oil fill dipstick tube . Pour slowly . Do not overfill . For approximate capacity see " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual . 2O
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AIR FILTER 8 . Usegaugeonoil fill cap / dipstick for checking level . Insert dipstick into the Your engine will not run properly using a tube and rest the oil fill cap on the dirty air filter . Clean the foam pre - cleaner tube . Do not thread the cap onto the after every 25 hours of operation or every tube when taking reading . Keep oil season . Service paper cartridge every at " FULU ' line on dipstick . Tighten cap 100 hours of operation or every season , whichever occurs first . onto the tube securely when finished . Service air cleaner more often under ENGINE OIL FILTER dusty conditions . Replace the engine oil filter every season 1 . Remove knob and cover . or every other oil change if the tractor is 2 . Remove wing nut and air cleaner from used more than 100 hours in one year . base . 1 . Drain oil from engine crankcase ( See TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER " TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL " in this section of manual , through step 3 . Slide foam pre - cleaner off cartridge . remove drain plug ) . 4 . Wash it in liquid detergent and water . 2 . Remove oil filter and wipe off filter 5 . Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . Allow adapter . it to dry . 3 . Apply a thin coating of new engine oil 6 . Saturate it in engine oil . Wrap it in to the rubber gasket on replacement clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to oil filter . remove excess oil . 4 . Install replacement oil filter on filter TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE adapter . Turn oil filter clockwise until 1 . Replace a dirty , bent , or damaged rubber gasket contacts the filter cartridge . adapter , then tighten filter an addi - NOTE : Do not wash the paper cartridge tional 1 / 2 turn . or use pressurized air , as this will 5 . Fill crankcase with new oil ( See " TO damage the cartridge . CHANGE ENGINE OIL " in this section 2 . Reinstall the pre - cleaner ( cleaned of manual ) . For approximate capacity and oiled ) over the paper cartridge . see " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " 3 . Reassemble air cleaner , wing nut , section of this manual . cover and tighten knob securely . 6 . Start the engine and check for oil leaks . Correct any leaks before Air Cleaner Cover Cover ( nob placing engine into full operation . Nut Foam Pre - Rubber Cleaner Paper Ca _ ridge Base Cap / ) i ( Filter Screen Dipstick CLEAN AIR SCREEN Air screen must be kept free of dirt and chaff to prevent engine damage from overheating . Clean with a wire brush or compressed air to remove dirt and stubbom dried gum fibers . 21
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IN - UNE FUEL FILTER CLEAN AIR INTAKE / COOLING AREAS The fuel filter should be replaced once To insure proper cooling , make sure the each season . If fuel filter becomes grass screen , cooling fins , and other external surfaces of the engine are kept clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbure - clean at all times . tor , replacement is required . 1 . With engine cool , remove filter and Every 100 hours of operation ( more often under extremely dusty , dirty conditions ) , plug fuel line sections . 2 . Place new fuel filter in position in fuel remove the blower housing and other line with arrow pointing towards cooling shrouds . Clean the cooling fins carburetor . and external surfaces as necessary . Make 3 . Be sure there are no fuel line leaks sure the cooling shrouds are reinstalled . NOTE : Operating the engine with a and clamps are properly positioned . blocked grass screen , dirty or plugged 4 . Immediately wipe up any spilled cooling fins , and / or cooling shrouds gasoline . removed will cause engine damage due to overheating . MUFFLER Clam _ ctamp Inspect and replace corroded muffler and Fuel Filter spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could create a fire hazard and / or damage . CLEANING SPARK PLUG ( S ) Replace spark plug ( s ) at the beginning of of all foreign matter . each mowing season or after every 100 Keep finished surfaces and wheels hours of operation , whichever occurs first . i lean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . free of all gasoline , oil , etc . Spark plug type and gap setting are Protect painted surfaces with automo - shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " tive type wax . section of this manual . We do not recommend using a garden hose to clean your tractor unless the electrical system , muffler , air filter and carburetor are covered to keep water out . Water in engine can result in a shortened engine life . 22
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, _ WARNING : TO AVOID SERIOUS INJURY , BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUSTMENTS : 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal fully and set parking brake . 2 . Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . 3 , Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . 4 . Turn ignition key " OFF " and remove key . 5 . Make sure the blades and all moving 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 TO REMOVE MOWER the mower deck is to be mounted on the Mower will be easier to remove from the tractor , remove the front links and hook right side of tractor . the clutch spring Into square hole in 1 . Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - frame . TO INSTALL MOWER GAGED " position . 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 secure with retainer springs . of bracket . 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 chassisr rear deck brackets by removing bracket and secure with retaine 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 secure with large retainer spring . arms . Slide mower out from under 8 . Install belt onto engine pulley . tractor . Small Retainer i , . . - ° " ' - ' _ " _ Square Hole Clutch Pulley Retainer Front Link Anti - Sway Retainer Springs Collar . Deflector Shield Housin ! Guide Bracket Large Retainer Spring 23
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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 parkedre turns . on level ground or driveway . Make su • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower tires are properly inflated ( See " PROD - UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this at front than rear , tighten nuts " F ' manual ) . If tires are over or against trunnion on both front links . underinflated , you will not propedy • To raise front of mower , loosen nut = F " from trunnion on both front links . adjust your mower . SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT Tighten nut " E " on both front links an equal number of turns . The two front • Raise mower to its highest position . • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , links must remain equal in length . • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower measure height from bottom edge of mower to ground . Distance " A " on at front than rear , tighten nut " F " both sides of mower should be the against trunnion on both front links . same or within 1 / 4 " of each other . • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . • If adjustment is necessary , make . oNN , . ooj / - Mandrel 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 of mower to mower to W ground ground _ A _ - " _ ' " ' _ Ground Line 1TA Nut = _ Trunnion _ Front Links FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to BELT side . If the following front - to - back adjustment is necessary , be sure to The mower blade drive belt may be adjust both front links equally so mower replaced without tools . Park the tractor on will stay level side - to - side . level surface . Engage parking brake . To obtain the best cutting results , the BELT REMOVAL - mower housing should be adjusted so 1 . Remove mower from tractor ( See " TO that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 112 " REMOVE MOWER " in this section of 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 3 . Pull belt away from mower . and behind the mandrel at bottom edge BELT INSTALLATION - of mower housing as shown . • Before making any necessary adjust - 1 . Work belt around both mandrel ments , check that both front links are pulleys and idler pulleys equal in length . 2 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves • If links are not equal in length , adjust and inside all belt guides . one link to same length as other link . 3 . Install mower ( See " To Install Mower " 24 in this section of this manual ) .
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Mandrel BELT REMOVAL - Idler 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 . 2 . Remove belt from stationary idler and clutching idler . 3 , Remove belt downward from around ianq engine pulley . Pulley 4 , Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . Carefully remove belt upwards from transmission input pulley and over TO ADJUST BRAKE cooling fan blades . Your tractor is equipped with an adjustable 5 . Remove belt from center span keeper brake system which is mounted on the side and pull belt away from tractor . of the transaxle . BELT INSTALLATION - If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet 1 . Carefully work new belt down around stopping distance at high speed in highest transmission cooling fan and onto the gear on a level dry concrete or paved input pulley . surface , then brake must be adjusted . 2 . Slide belt into the center span keeper . 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal and 3 . Pull belt toward front of tractor and roll engage parking brake . 2 . Measure distance between brake around the top groove of engine pulley . operating arm and nut " A " on brake red . 4 . Install belt through stationary idler and 3 . If distance is other than 1 - 9 / 16 " . loosen clutching idler . jam nut and turn nut " A " until distance 5 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves becomes 1 _ 9 / 16 " . Retighten jam nut and inside all belt guides and keep - against nut " A " . ers . 4 . Road test tractor for proper stopping 6 . Install mower ( See = TO INSTALL distance as stated above . Readjust if MOWER " in this section of manual ) . necessary . If stopping distance is still greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest gear , further maintenance is necessary . Contact a Sears or other qualified Engine Pulle service center . With Parking Brake Clutching _ " Engaged ' _ = _ . _ N _ utJam Nut Stationary Idler Center S Keeper _ - J _ / _ ° _ - - _ Operating Transmission D _ NA6rot touch this nut . If furth _ brake Input Pulley adjustment is necessary contact a Sears or other qualified service center . TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . For assistance , there is a belt installation guide decal on bottom side of left footrest . 25
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TRANSAXLE MOTION CONTROL FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER LEVER NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT The front wheel toe - in and camber are The motion control lever has been preset not adjustable on your tractor . If damage has occurred to affect the front wheel too - at the factory and adjustment should not be necessary . in or camber , contact a Sears or other 1 . Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the qualified service center . right rear wheel , and lightly tighten . TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS 2 . Start engine and move motion control 1 . Block up axle securely . lever until tractor does not move 2 . Remove axle cover , retaining ring and forward or backward . washers to allow wheel removal ( rear 3 . Hold motion control lever in that wheels have a square key - Do not position and turn engine off . lose ) . 4 . While holding motion control lever in 3 . Repair tire and reassemble . place , loosen the adjustment bolt . NOTE : On rear wheels only : align grooves 5 . Move motion control lever to the in rear wheel hub and axle . Insert square neutral ( N ) ( lock gate ) position . key . 6 . Tighten adjustment bolt securely . 4 . Replace washers and snap retaining NOTE : If additional clearance is needed ring securely in axle groove . to get to adjustment bolt , move mower 5 . Replace axle cover . deck height to the lowest position . NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent After above adjustment is made , if the flat tires due to slow leaks , purchase and tractor still creeps forward or backward use tire sealant from Sears . 13re sealant while motion control lever is in neutral also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . position , follow these steps : 1 . Loosen the adjustment bolt . Washers 2 . Move the motion control lever 1 / 4 to Retaining 1 / 2 inch in the direction it is trying to Ring creep . Axle 3 . Tighten adjustment bolt securely . Cover 4 . Start engine and test . 5 . If tractor still creeps , repeat above steps until satisfied . i Square Key Motion Control Lever Neutral ( Rear Wheel Only ) Lock Gate TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK BA'n'ERY _ WARNING : Lead - acid batteries generate explosive gases . Keep sparks , flame and smoking materials away from batteries . \ Adjustment Bolt Always wear eye protection when around TRANSMISSION REMOVAL / REPLACE - batteries . MENT If your battery is too weak to start the engine , it Should your transmission require should be recharged . ( See " BAI - rERY " in the removal for service or replacement , it MAINTENANCE section of this manual ) . should be purged after reinstallation and If " jumper cables " are used for emergency before operating the tractor . See " PURGE starting , follow this procedure : TRANSMISSION " in the Operation IMPORTANT : Your tractor is equipped wi _ a section of this manual . 12 volt system . The other vehicle must also be a 12 volt system . Do not use your tractor TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGN - battery to start other vehicles . MENT TO ATFACH JUMPER CABLES - If steering wheel crossbars are not horizontal ( left to dght ) when wheels are 1 . Connect one end of the RED cable to positioned straight forward , remove the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each steering wheel and reassemble with battery ( A - B ) , taking care not to short crossbars horizontal . " 13ghten securely . against tractor chassis . 2 . Connect one end of the BLACK cable to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal ( C ) of 26 fully charged battery .
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3 . Connect the other end of the BLACK TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB cable ( D ) to good chassis ground , 1 . Raise hood . away from fuel tank and battery . 2 . Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the backside of the grill . TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE ORDER - 3 . Replace bulb in holder and push bulb 1 . BLACK cable first from chassis and holder securely back into the hole in then from the fully charged battery . the backside of the grill . 2 . RED cable last from both batteries . 4 . Close hood . INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to run poorly , stop running , or prevent it from starting . • Check wiring . See electrical wiring diagram in the Repair Parts section . TO REPLACE FUSE Weak or Dead Fully Charged Replace with 20 amp automotive - type Battery Battery plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located REPLACING BA'I - FERY behind the dash . £ L TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL AS - 41SWARNING : Do not short rbattery SEMBLY terminals by allowing a wrench o any 1 . Raise hood . other object to contact both terminals at the same time . Before connecting battery , 2 . Unsnap headlight wire connector . remove metal bracelets , wristwatch 3 . Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood at bands , rings , etc . sides , tilt toward engine and lift off of Positive terminal must be connected first tractor . to prevent sparking from accidental 4 . When replacing hood , be sure to grounding . reconnect the headlight wire connec - 1 . Lift seat pan to raised position . tor . 2 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first then RED battery cable and carefully remove battery from tractor . Hood 3 . Install new battery with terminals in same position as old battery . 4 . First connect RED battery cable to positive ( + ) terminal with hex bolt and Headlight Wire Connector keps nut as shown . Tighten securely . Slide terminal cover over terminal 5 . Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative ( - ) terminal with remaining hex bolt and keps nut . Tighten securely . Seat Pan Terminal Keps Hex Nut Bolt Positive ( Red ) Cable ( Black ) Cable 27
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3 . Idle soeed setting - With throttle control ENGINE lever in slow position , engine should idle Maintenance , repair , or replacement of the at 1750 RPM . If engine idles too slow or emission control devices and systems , which fast , turn idle speed adjusting screw in or are being done at the customers expense , out until correct idle is attained . may be performed by any non - road engine 4 . Idle fuel needle settina - With throttle repair establishment or individual . Warranty control lever in slow position , tum idle fuel repairs must be performed by an authorized adjustment needle in ( clockwise ) until engine manufacturer's sen / ice outlet . engine begins to die and then turn out TO ADJUST THRO'n'LE CONTROL ( counterclockwise ) until engine runs CABLE rough . Turn needle to a point midway The throttle control has been preset at the between those two pos ' _ ons . factory and adjustment should not be 5 . Recheck idle speed . Readjust if neces - necessary . Check adjustment as described sary . below before loosening cable . If adjustment is ACCELERATION TEST - necessary , proceed as follows : 6 . Move throttle control lever from slow to 1 . With engine not running , move throttle control lever from slow to choke position . fast position . If engine hesitates or dies , Slowly move lever from choke to fast tum idle fuel adjusting needle out position . ( counterclockwise ) 1 / 8 turn . Repeat test 2 . Check to see if hole in throttle lever and and continue to adjust , if necessary , until engine accelerates smoothly . hole in speed control bracket are aligned . 3 . If holes are not aligned , loosen cable High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do clamp screw and align the holes by not adjust - damage may result . inserlJng a pencil or a 1 / 4 " drill bit through IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the both holes . engine governor , which is factory set for 4 . Pull throttle cable up to remove slack and proper engine speed . Overspeeding the tighten cable clamp screw . Remove engine above the factory high speed alignment pencil or drill bit . setting can be dangerous . If you think the TO ADJUST CARBURETOR engine - governed high speed needs adjusting , contact a Sears or other qualified The carburetor has been preset at the factory service center , which has proper equip - and adjustment should not be necessary . ment and experience to make any However , minor adjustment may be required necessary adjustments . to compensate for differences in fuel , temperature , altitude or load . If the carburetor Cable does need adjustment , proceed as follows : In general , fuming the adjusting needles in Screw ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of fuel to Speed Control the engine giving a leaner fueVair mixture . Turning the adjusting needles out ( counter - clockwise ) increases the supply of fuel to the engine giving a richer fuel / air mixture . IMPORTANT : Damage to the needles and seats in carburetor may result if turned in too Thr ) ttle tight . NOTE : The carburetor on this engine is low Idle Speed emission . It is equipped with an idle fuel Adjusting _ I adjusting needle with a limiter cap , which screw allows some adjustment within the limits IdleFuel I _ lL _ - - _ allowed by the cap . Do not attempt to remove Adjustin _ g Ip _ t _ - _ [ - - dr _ JI the limiter cap . The limlter cap cannot be removed without breaking the adjusting NeedleIII needle . 1 . Be sure you have a clean air filter and the throttle control cable is adjusted properly ( see above ) . 2 . Start engine and allow to warm for five minutes . Make adjustments with engine running and shift / motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . 28
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Also , alcohol blended fuels ( called Immediately prepare your tractor for gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) storage at the end of the season or if the can attract moisture which leads to tractor will not be used for 30 days or more . separation and formation of acids during storage . Acidic gas can damage the fuel , _ CAUTION : Never store the tractor system of an engine while in storage . with gasoline in the tank inside a building 1 . Drain the fuel tank . where fumes may reach an open flame or 2 . Start the engine and let it run until the spark . Allow the engine to cool before fuel lines and carburetor are empty . storing in any enclosure . • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel tank or permanent TRACTOR damage may occur . Remove mower from tractor for winter • Use fresh fuel next season . storage . When mower is to be stored for NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable a period of time , clean it thoroughly , alternative in minimizing the formation of remove all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . Store fuel gum deposits during storage . Add in a clean , dry area . stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or 1 . Clean entire tractor ( See " CLEANING " storage container . Always follow the mix in the Maintenance section of this ratio found on stabilizer container . Run manual ) . engine at least 10 minutes after addingch 2 . Inspect and replace belts , if necessary stabilizer to allow the stabilizer to rea ( See belt replacement instructions in the carburetor . Do not drain the gas tank the Service and Adjustments section and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . of this manual ) . ENGINE OIL 3 . Lubricate as shown in the Mainte - nance section of this manual . Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace with clean engine oil . ( See " ENGINE " in 4 . Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws the Maintenance section of this manual ) . are securely fastened . Inspect moving CYLINDER ( S ) parts for damage , breakage and wear . Replace if necessary . 1 . Remove spark plug ( s ) . 5 . Touch up all rusted or chipped paint 2 . Pour one ounce of oil through spark surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) . 3 . Turn ignition key to start position for a BA'I'rERY few seconds to distribute oil . • Fully charge the battery for storage . 4 . Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . • After a period of time in storage , battery OTHER may require recharging . • To help prevent corrosion and power • Do not store gasoline from one season to another . leakage during long periods of storage , battery cables should be disconnected • Replace your gasoline can if your can and battery cleaned thoroughly ( see starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt in your " TO CLEAN BATIERY AND TERMI - gasoline will cause problems . NALS " in the Maintenance section of • If possible , store your tractor indoors this manual ) . and cover it to give protection from dust and dirt . • After cleaning , leave cables discon - nected and place cables where they • Cover your tractor with a suitable cannot come in contact with battery protective cover that does not retain terminals . moisture . Do not use plastic . Plastic cannot breathe which allows conden - • If battery is removed from tractor for storage , do not store battery directly on sation to form and will cause your tractor to rust . concrete or damp surfaces . IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while ENGINE engine and exhaust areas are still warm . FUEL SYSTEM IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent gum deposits from forming in essential fuel system parts such as carburetor , fuel hose , or tank during storage . 29
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART : See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center CAUSE CORRECTION PROBLEM 1 . Out of fuel . 1 . Fill fuel tank . Will not start 2 . See " TO START ENGINE " 2 . Engine not " CHOKED " properly . in Operation section . 3 . Wait several minutes before 3 . Engine flooded . attempting to start . Replace spark plug . 4 . Bad spark plug . 4 . 5 . Dirty air filter . 5 . Clean / replace air filter . 6 . Dirty fuel filter . 6 . Replace fuel filter . Drain fuel tank and carbure 7 , Water in fuel . 7 . tor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . Check all wiring . 8 . Loose or damaged wiring . 8 . 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 1 . Dirty air filter . 1 . Clean / replace air filter . Replace spark plug . 2 . Bad spark plug . 2 . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 . Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Dirty fuel filter . 4 . Replace fuel filter , Drain fuel tank and refill with 5 . Stale or dirty fuel . 5 . fresh gasoline . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all wiring . 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 . adjustment . qualified service center . 1 . Brake pedal not depressed . 1 . Depress brake pedal . Enginewill not turn over 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 . • ill 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 . Loss of power 1 . Cutting too much grass / too 1 . Set in " Higher Cut " position / fast . reduce speed . 2 . Throttle in " CHOKE " position . 2 . Adjust throttle control . 3O
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART : See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center CAUSE CORRECTION PROBLEM 3 . Clean underside of mower Loss of power 3 . Build - up of grass , leaves and trash under mower . housing . ( continued ) 4 . Dirty air filter . 4 . Clean / replace air filter . 5 . Low oil level / dirty oil . 5 . Check oil level / change oil . 6 . Clean and regap or change 6 . Faulty spark plug . spark plug . 7 . Dirty fuel filter . 7 . Replace fuel filter . 8 . Drain fuel tank and refill 8 . Stale or dirty fuel . with fresh gasoline . 9 . Water in fuel . 9 . Drain fuel tank and carburetor , 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 . Contact a Sears or other 15 . Engine valves out of adjustment . qualified service center . Excessive 1 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . vibration Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Bent blade mandrel . 2 . Contact a Sears or other qualified service center . 3 . Loose / damaged part ( s ) . 3 . Tighten loose part ( s ) . Replace damaged parts . . Engine continues 1 . Faulty operator - safety Check wiring , switches and to run when connections . If not corrected , presence control system . contact a Sears or other operator leaves seat with qualified service center . attachment clutch engaged Poorcut - uneven 1 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Mower deck not level . 2 . Level mower deck . 3 . Clean underside of mower 3 . Buildup of grass , leaves , and trash under mower . housing . 4 . Bent blade mandrel . 4 . Contact a Sears or other qualified service center . . 5 . Clean around mandrels to Clogged mower deck vent from build - up of grass , open vent holes . leaves , and trash around mandrels . Mower blades will 1 . Obstruction in clutch 1 . Remove obstruction . not rotate mechanism . 31
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TROUBLESHOOTINGCHART : See appropriate section In manual unless directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Mowerbladeswill 2 . Worn / damaged mower 2 , Replace mower drive belt . not rotate ( con't ) drive belt . 3 . Frozen idler pulley . 3 . Replace idler pulley . 4 . Frozen blade mandrel . 4 . Contact aSears or other qualified service center . 1 . Place throttle control in Poor grass 1 . Engine speed too slow . " FAST " position . discharge 2 . Shift to slower speed . 2 . Travel speed too fast . 3 . Allow grass to dry before 3 . Wet grass . mowing . 4 . Mower deck not level . 4 . Level mower deck . 5 . Low / uneven tire air pressure . 5 . Check tires for proper air pressure . 6 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 6 . Replace / sharpen blade . Tighten blade bolt . 7 . Clean underside of mower 7 . Buildup of grass , leaves and trash under mower . housing . 8 . Mower drive belt worn . 8 . Replace mower drive belt . 9 . Blades improperly installed . 9 . Reinstall blades sharp edge down . 10 . Improper blades used . 10 . Replace with blades listed in this manual . 11 11 . Clean around mandrels to . Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of open vent holes . grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . Switch is " OFF " . 1 . Turn switch " ON " . _ leadlight ( s ) not 1 . working 2 . Bulb ( s ) or lamp ( s ) burned out . 2 . Replace bulb ( s ) or lamp ( s ) . ' , ifso equipped ) 3 . Faulty light switch . 3 . Check / replace light switch . 4 . Loose or damaged wiring . 4 . Check wiring and connec - tions . 5 . Blown fuse . 5 . Replace fuse . Battery will not 1 . Bad battery cell ( s ) . 1 . Replace battery . Poor cable connections . 2 . Check / clean all connec - : harge 2 . tions . 3 . Faulty regulator 3 . Replace regulator . ( if so equipped ) . 4 . Faulty alternator . 4 . Replace alternator . Loss of drive 1 . Freewheel control in 1 . Place freewheel control in " disengaged " position . = engaged " position . 2 . Motion drive belt worn , 2 . Replace motion drive belt . damaged , or broken . 3 . Air trapped in transmission 13 . Purge transmission . during shipment or servicing . Engine " backfires " 1 . . Move throttle control to Engine throttle control not set at " SLOW " when turning " SLOW " position and allow engine to idle for 30 seconds before position for 30 seconds " OFF " before stopping engine . stopping engine . 32
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,2720601 SCHEMATIC I ; , ED [ BATTERY SOLENOID FUSE _ ) AMMETER w . mE IGNITIONH SWITC NOTE YOUR TRACTOR ISA _ OWN EQUIPPED WITH SPECIAL ALTERNATOR SYSTEM . THE UGHTS ARE NOT CONNECTED TO THE BATI'ERY , BUT HAVE CTHEIRE . OWN ELECTRICAL SOUR HEADLIGHTS / _ ' BECAUSE OF THIS , THELIGHTSE BRIGHTNESS OF THE WILL CHANGE WITH ENGIN RELAY SPEED . AT IDLE THE LIGHTS WILL DIM . ASTHE ENGINE IS IGNITION SWITCH SPEEDED UP . THE LIGHTS WILL BECOME THEIR BRIGHTEST . NON - REMOVABLE REMOVABLENS CONNECTIONS CONNECTIO WIRING INSULATED CLIPS NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR SERVICING OF UNIT , THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED TO PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING . 33
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TRACTOR - - MODELNUMBER 917.2720601 ELECTRICAL 22 I I I I _ I I I I I I I I I i I I i II I i I 26 I I I I I I I I I / / / I / / I I I / I \ \ / I \ _ _ \ / I \ l 27 I I I I I I I J 34
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 163465 BatteryHex 2 74760412 Bolt , Head 114 - 20unc x 3 / 4 8 176689 Box Battery Fender 16 176137 Switch , Interlock 21 175688 Harness , 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 , 20Amp 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 122822X AmmeterRectangular 52 141940 ProtoctionWire Loop 81 109748X Relay Asm . 90 180449 Cover Tenninal Battery NOTE : Allcomponent dimensionsgivenin U , S , inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 35
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES 28 39 166 58 208 . 208 208 13 . " 14 2O8 74 36
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 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 BumperHood / Dash 9 168337X013 Dash 10 STD533710 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 17 _ X558 HoodAssembly Laser 18 126938X BumperHood 25 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Gauge 26 STD541437 Nut 28 175049 Gdlle Lens Asm Laser 29 174332X599 Lens , Laser 30 175692X558 Fend / Ftrest Pnt STLT 31 13,9976 Bracket , Fender Support 37 17490508 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18x 1i2Tyt 38 175710 Bracket Asm . Pivot Mower Rear 39 174714 Bracket Pivot Laser 58 150127 Duct Air Engine P / L LT 60 72140606 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 64 154798 Dash LowerSTLT 74 73680600 NutCrownlock3 / 8 - 16 UNC 142 175702 PlateReinfomementSTLT 143 154966 Bracket Swaybar ChassisLT 144 175582 Bracket Pnt FootrestST 145 156524 Jod Pivot Chassis / Hood 159 155123X428 Cupholder - 166 164863 Screw 13 16 x 3 / 4 206 170165 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 TT 207 17670508 ScrowThdrol 5 / 16 - 18x1 / 2TYTT 208 17670608 ScrewThdrol 3 / 8 - 16x 1 / 2 212 175143 Insert Lens Reflective - - 5479J Plug , Button NOTE : All componentdimensions givenin U . S . inches 1 inch - - 25.4 mm 37
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 GROUNDDRIVE 62 120 ' ' _ 36 16 3 _ 52 30 6 38
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 GROUND DRIVE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 . . . . . . Transaxle ( See Breakdown ) 70 134683 Keeper BeltEngine HydroGr314 - 0510 71 169183 StrapTorque Lh Hydro 8 165866 Rod Shift Fender Adjust 73 169182 StrapTorque Rh Hydro 10 STD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x I CAD 74 137057 Spacer 14 10040400 Washer LockHvy Helical 75 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 15 74490544 Bolt Hex FLGHD 5 / 16 - 18 x Gr 5 76 STD581075 E - Ring 16 STD541431 Nut LookHex W / Ins . 5 / 16 - 18 Unc 77 123583X Key , Square 19 STD541437 NutLockHexW / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16Unc 78 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 21 130564 Knob , Deluxe 1 / 2 - 13 81 165596 ShaftAsm Cross Tapered 22 169498 Rod , Brake Hydro 82 165711 SpringToraion32 24 73350600 Nut , Hex Jam 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 83 19171216 Washer 17 / x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 169594 LinkTransaxle 25 106888X Spring , Brake Rod 8489 26 STD551037 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 Ga . 164890X428 Console , ShiftWsh - 27 STD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 3 / 4 CAD . 90 124346X NUtSelt - ' rhd hd 1 / 4 Zinc 28 175765 Rod , Parking Brake 95 170201 Control BypassHydro 20 " Tires 29 71673 Cap , Parking Brake 96 4497H RetainerSpring 1 " 7inc / Cad 30 169592 Bracket , Transaxle 116 0721406080 Bolt Rdhd Sqneck 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.25 32 74760512 BoltHexHd 5 / 16 - 18Uncx3 / 4 120 739006 Nut Look Fig3 / 8 - 16 34 175578 Shaft , Foot Pedal 150 175456 Spacer Retainer Washer 13 / 32 x 2 x 10 Ga . 35 120183X Bearing , Nylon 151 19133210 36 19211616 Washer 156 166002 Washer Srrted 5 / 161D x 1.125 37 1572H Pin , Roll 158 165589 Bracket Shift Mount 38 179114 Pulley , Composite , Flat 159 165494 Hub Tapered Flange Shift Lt 39 74760648 Bolt Fin Hsx 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 3 / 4 161 72140406 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr 5 Nut Crownlock1 / 4 - 20 Unc 41 175556 Keeper , Belt Idler 162 73680400 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove 163 74780416 Bolt Hsx Fin 1 / 4 - 20 Unc x 1 Gr 5 48 154407 Bollcrank , Clutch 164 19091010 Washer 5 / 8 x . 281 x 10 Ga 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 165 165623 Bracket Pivot Lever 50 STD523715 Bolt Hex Hd 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 166 166880 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 51 STD541437 NutCrownlook 3 / 8 - 16UNC 168 165492 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 56t 52 STD541431 NUt , Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18 Unc 169 165580 Plate Fastening 53 105710 ) ( Link , Clutch 197 169613 Nyliner Snap - In 5 / 8 " 1D 55 105709X Spring , Return , Clutch 198 169593 Washer Nyl 7 / 8 ID x . 105 " Hyd 56 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.04 199 169612 Bolt Shoulder5 / 16 - 18UNC 57 140294 V - Belt 200 72140508 Bolt Rdhd Sgnk 5 / 16 - 18UNC x 1 Bolt Cart Sh 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4Gr . 5 59 169691 Keeper , Center Span 202 72110614 61 17120614 Screw . 3 / 8 - 16 x . 875 212 145212 Nut Hsx Fig . Lock 62 8883R Cover , Pedal 250 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x . 75 63 175410 Pulley , 1Engine6 - 64 71170764 Bolt Hex 7 / 20 x 4 Gr . 5 65 ST0551143 Washer NOTE : Allcomponent dimensionsgivenin U . S . 66 154778 Keeper BeltEngine Hydro inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 STEERING ASSEMBLY ~ f - _ 12 I / I - - - . . - _ _ 1 k u I J 17 9 _ z _ z _ s _ s _ 43 3O 4O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 STEERING ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 139768 SteedngWheel 2 175131 AxleAssembly STM P Dropped STL 3 169840 SpindleAssembly , L . H . 4 169839 SpindleAssembly , R . H . 5 6266H Bearing , Race , Thrust , Hardened 6 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 7 19272016 Washer 27 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 8 12000029 Ring , Klip 9 3366R Bearing , Steering Column 10 175121 Draglink 11 STD551137 Washer , Lock 12 73940800 Nut Hex Jam Toplock 1 / 2 - 20 Unf 13 136518 Spacer Brg Axle Front 15 145212 Nut , Hexflange Lock 17 180641 Shaft Assembly , Steering 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 , Steering 37 152927 Screw 38 139769 Insert , Steedng Wheel3 / 39 19183812 Washer 9 / 16 ID x 2 - 80D 12 Ga . 40 STD541537 Nut LockCenter3 / 8 - 24UNF 41 100711L Adaptor , Stasdng Wheel 42 145054x428 Boot , Steedng Shaft 43 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 44 180640 Extension Shaft Steering 46 121232X Cap , Spindle 47 6855M Fitting , Grease 51 73540400 NutCrownlock1 / 4o28 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 SteeringAsm 82 169835 Bracket Susp Chassis Front 85 133835 Fastner ChristmasTree 88 175118 BoltShoulder 7 / 16 - 20 91 175553 ClipSteedng NOTE : Allcomponentdimensions givenin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 41
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 ENGINE 80 38 61 4O \ I OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 170548 Control , Throttle 37 137040 Line , Fuel 17720408 Screw , Hox Head , Thread Cutting 38 21483158X Plug , Drain Oil Easy 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 40 1240 BushingSnap . . . . . . Engine , ( See Breakdown ) Kohler 44 17670412 Screw , Hex Washer Head , Thd . , ModelNo . CV460 - 26509 Roll . 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 4 174667 Muffler 45 17000612 Screw Hex Wsh Thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 13 12 - 041 - 03 Gasket Kohler 46 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 14 148456 Tube Drain Oil Easy 77 19101216 Washer 5 / 16 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 16 STD551237 Washer 80 74760508 Bolt Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 1 / 2 23 169837 ShieldBrn / Dbr Guard 61 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20Unc 29 137180 Arrestor , Spark 101 M _ Nut Flan - ge M6 - 1.25 Non - LkZinc 31 109202X Tank , Fuel 105 17120616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 32 158990 Cap Assembly , Fuel Sears , Vented NOTE : Allcomponentdimensionsgivenin U . S . inches 33 123487X Clamp , Hose 1 inch = 25.4 mm 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 LIFTASSEMBLY 7 3 13 2 6 6 13 19 2O 2O 13 19 15 32 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159460 15 173288 Link , Front LiftLever Inner Wire Assembly 2 159471 Shaft Assembly , Lift 16 73350800 Nut , Hex , Jam 1 / 2 - 13 UNC 17 175689 Trunnion 3 105767x Pin , Groove 4 12000002 E - Ring 18 73800800 Locknut , Hex , with Washer Insert 5 19211621 1 / 2 - 13UNC Washer 21 / 32 x 1 x 21 Gauge 6 120183x Beadng , Nylon 19 139868 Arm , Suspension , Rear 7 125631X Grip , Handle , Fluted 20 163552 Retainer Spring 8 122365X Button , Plunger , Red 31 169865 Bearing , Pvt , Lift 11 139865 32 73540600 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 24 Link , Lift , LH . 12 139866 Link , Lift , R . H . NOTE : All componentdimensionsgiven inU . S . inches 13 STD624008 RetainerSpring 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 SEAT ASSEMBLY 21 i " _ f 5 i _ . _ f . / / J I J ' " . " _ 1 _ - / i i " . s I " . i " J . - 3 It 12 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION I 180597 Seat 12 121246X Bracket , Switch Mounting 2 180166 Bracket , Pivot , Fender 13 121248X Bushing , Snap 3 71110616 Bolt 14 72050412 Bolt , Carriage 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - I / 2 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 10 Gauge 15 134300 Spacer , Split . 28 x . 88 5 145006 Clip , Push - In Hinged 16 121250 ) ( Springnut , 6 STD541437 Nut 17 123976X Lock Flange 114Grade 5 7 124161X Spn ¢ ' _ , Seat 21 171852 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 8 17000616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 22 STD541431 Nut 9 19131614 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 14 Gauge 24 19171912 Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Ga . 10 180186 Pan , Seat NOTE : All componentdimensionsgivenin U . S . 11 166369 Knob Seat inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 44
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 DECALS 10 16 13 4 3 7 20 11 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 156811 Decal , Oper . Instr . 12 146046 Decal , V - Belt Drive Schematic 2 177368 Decal , LowerDash Decal , HP Engine 13 91773366 3 177333 Decal , Hood , R . H . 14 1603 Decal , V - Belt Schematic 4 177334 Decal , Hood , L . H . 16 138047 Decal , Battery Diehard 5 181422 Decal , Hood Replacement 20 149516 Decal , Baftery Dngr / Psn Eng 6 133644 Decal , CustomerMaintenanca - - 138311 Decal , Lift HandleSTLT 7 177325 Decal , Hood Side - - 165800X428 Pad FootrestLH 8 172331 Pad FootrestRH STLT Decal , Deck - - 165799X428 9 163204 Decal , Fender , Craftsman - - 169210 Decal By Pass LT Hydro 10 156439 Decal , Fender Danger - - 183290 Owner's Manual , English 11 179128 Decal , Deck " B " 42 " - - 183291 Owner's Manual , Spanish KEY PART WHEELS & TIRES NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Valve Cap , Tire 2 65139 Stem . Valve 3 106222X Tire . Front 4 59904 Tube , FrontTire ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 5 106732X427 Rim , Front 4,10 6 278H Fitting , Grease ( FrontWheel Only ) 7 90401 - 1 Bearing , Flange ( FrontWheel 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 : Allcomponent dimensionsgivenin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 45
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 MOWERDECK 157 68 156 . 146 _ 147 142 21 23 24 25 \ 2 \ \ 16 28 \ 27 14 29 _ . 18 18 46
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 MOWER DECK KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 165892 Mower Deck Assembly , 42 " 67 149846 Knob Custom Oval 2 STD533107 Bolt 68 144959 V - Belt 3 138017 Bracket Assembly , Sway Bar , 9 _ 73800600 Nut Lock Hex w / Ins . 3 / 8 - 16 Front 101 136420 MulcherCover 4 165460 Bracket Sway Bar 38 / 42 " eck 102 71081010 Screw Pan Hd Phillips 10 - 24 x 5 / 8 5 STD624008 RetainerSpdng 103 19061216 Washer # 10 6 178024 Bar Sway Deck 104 STD551110 Washer , Lock # 10 8 850857 Bolt , Has 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 105 160793 Latch Assembly , Bagger 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 106 2029J Nut , Weld 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 111 179292 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel L . H . 11 134149 Blade , Mulching 112 179293 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel R , H . 13 137645 ShaftAssembly , Mandrel , Vented 113 17060510 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x . 625 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Ventad 114 STD541431 Nut , Hex , Keps 5 / 16 - 18 Unc 15 110485X Bearing , Bali , Mandrel 115 72110505 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 16 174493 Stripper , Mower Deck 116 4898H Bolt , Shoulder 18 72140505 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 117 165746 Wheel , Gaugeock3 / 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 118 73930600 Nut , Cantad 8 - 16 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 119 STD551037 Washer 3 / 8 x 718x 14 GaugeGa . 21 STD541431 NutCrownlocksi16 - 18UNC 129 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x12 23 177563 Bracket , Deflector 130 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 Unc xl Gr . 5 24 105304X Cap , Sleeve 131 STD533710 Bolt , Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 6 - 16UNCx 1 25 123713X Spdng , Torsion , Deflector 142 1658.909 ArmSpringBrake Mower 26 110452X Nut , Push 143 15710 Bracket Arm Idler42 " 27 130968X428 Shield , Deflector 144 158634 Keeper Belt42 " Clutch Cable 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32x5 / 8x16Ga . 145 165888 Pulley Idler Fiat 29 131491 Red , Hinge 146 41719778 Bolt Carriage Idler 30 173984 Screw ThdrolDOD PT Hex 147 1797 Spring Extension 31 129963 Washer , Spacer 148 169022 Spring Return Idler 32 153535 Pulley , Mandrel 149 165898 Retainer SpringYellow ZincGa . 33 178342 Nut , Toplock , Flanged 150 19091216 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 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 Flat3 / 8 " Type B 40 STD541437 NutCrownlock3 / 8 - 16UNC 154 169675 Spring Retainer 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , LH . 155 169671 Spring RetentionLever 45 STO624003 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 , shaftand shafthardware 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 , Retainerer 59 141043 Guard , TUV Idl NOTE : AllcomponentdimensionsgiveninU . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 47
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 HYDRO GEAR TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 314 - 0510 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 170351 Main Housing , Assembly 59 170408 Rotor , Brakeke 2 170352 Side Housing , Assembly 60 142883 Brake Puct Puck Pla 3 170353 Center Section , Assembly 61 142882 4 170354 Swashplate , Trunion 62 11428870 Brake Actuating Pin Machined 63 1704 Hfhcs 1 / 4 - 20x2 W / 5 169898 Block - Assembly Patch , SpeciaIFlange 6 170355 Sealant 10.50z 64 142892 Bolt , 1 / 4 - 20 X 1 W / Patch 7 170356 Hex Flange Screw 1 / 4 - 20 X 65 170411 Spacer 1.25 66 170412 Spring , Brake Arm Bias 8 170357 Stud , 5 / 16 - 24 Hex Double 67 170413 Sq . Hd . Bolt 5 / 16 - 24 - Ribbed End 68 170414 Arm , Brake 9 170358 Shaft , Input 69 170415 Slotted Hex Nut 5 / 16 - 24 10 170359 Ring - Retaining 70 170416 Cotter Pin 3 / 32 X 3 / 4 11 170360 Spacer 71 170417 Compression Spring Brake 12 169870 Ring - Retaining Anti - Drag 13 170361 Seal , Lip . 67 X 1.58 X . 276 72 170418 Washer , HI . 5 I . D . X 10 . D . X 14 169869 Ball Brg 17mm Id X 40mm . 032 Od X 12mm 73 142884 Flat - Washer 11 / 32 I . D . X 7 / 3 16 170362 Hex Flange Head Screw 5 / O . D 16 - 24X0.75 74 170419 Oil Seal . 625 X 1.0 X . 25 17 170363 Lip Seal 18 X 32 X 7 75 170420 Check Plug Assembly , . 027 , 18 170364 Arm , Control Washer 19 150771 Bearing , 30x52x13 Thrust 76 170421 Stud , 5 / 16 - 24 Friction Pack 23 170365 Check Plug Assembly , Washer 77 170422 Puck , . 330 X 1.50 X . 0975 24 170366 Shaft , Motor 78 142969 Spdng , Helical Comp 27 170367 Gear - Pinion , 13t 79 142980 SpacerLock 28 170368 101J48t Gear 80 150778 Hax Nut 5 / 16 - 29 170369 Gear , 10t Jackshaft 24Unjf ( Nylon Insert ) 30 170370 60t Bull Gear 81 170423 Wedge , Friction Pack 31 170371 Sleeve Bearing . 75 X 1.575 82 170424 Clip , Washer X . 625 . 316x1.50x . 1046 ( Plated ) 32 170389 SleeveBearing ( Outboard ) 83 161168 Pin , Standard Headless . 75xl . 750x . 625 84 170425 Fitting , 5 / 16 Sae 5 / 32 Tube 33 142991 Washer , 3 / 4 Id X 1 - 1 / 20d X 85 170426 Hose , Expansion Tank . 13 Thk 87 142917 Cap - Poppet Valve 34 170390 Lip Seal Axle Seal 88 170429 Bolt , Self Tapping 10 - 32X1 / 2 35 170391 Shaft , Axle . 75 X 11.39 ( Key , 90 170430 Puck , Inner Wedge Spring Clip - Housing Thrust R . H _ 93 1704312 36 170392 Sha , Axle . 75 X 16.99 ( Key , 107 17043 Deflector L . H . ) 108 170433 Washer , Motor Shaftk 37 150792 Miter Gear ( Splined ) . 71 idx1 . 15odx . 030th 38 150793 Miter Gear 15t ( 0.5 Id ) 109 31704345 Plug , Sae # 6 39 150809 Shaft 111 1704 O - Ring . 07 X . 301 I . D . 40 170393 Ring , Spiral Retaining 113 170437 Bracket , Support Expansion 41 170394 Pin , Jackshaft Tank 42 170395 Mac ] net , Ring 116 170438 Silicon Sponge 43 170396 Spnng , Bypass 119 170439 Fan , 7 In . 44 150797 Hydro Mtg Screw 3 / 8 - 24 X 120 170440 Pulley 2.5 Long 121 170441 Hex Lock Nut 1 / 2 - 20 ( Nylon 45 170397 Filter Insert ) 46 170398 Base , Filter Washer , Selleville 47 170399 Actuator , Bypass 122 170442 48 170400 Rod , Bypass Actuator 123 170443 Belt Keeper 49 170401 Arm , Bypass 124 170444 Center Section - Filter - Bypass 50 170402 Retaining Ring . 250 External Assembly 51 170403 Seal , Lip . 741 X . 250 X . 250 Tc 125 170445 Filter Assembly Fan - Pulley Service 52 170404 Flat Washer , 5 / 8 Id X 1.00d 126 170446 X . 05 Thk Assembly 53 170405 Retaining Ring 127 170447 Seal - O - Ring Kit 54 170406 Bearing , Center Block 128 173165 Kit , Expansion Tank 55 142977 Ho , iCcaolmpassion Transaxle Complete 56 142978 900 166768 57 150798 20w - 50 Oil 58 170407 Brake Yoke NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 49
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV460 , TYPE NUMBER 26509 CYLINDER HEAD , VALVE AND BREATHER I 24 1t 13 19 18 CRANKCASEJ / 1 50
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 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 1 12 - 032 - 03 - S Block , cylinder 1 25 - 351 - 01 - S Lifter , valve ( 2 ) 2 _ Use Short Block 12 522 50 ) 2 12 - 755 - 94 - S Kit , cylinder head ( - Includes 12 - 445 - 02 - S trap , liftingx . 3 - 17 , Gaskets 12 041 01 S 3 Screw , he flange ( Qty . 2 ) , 12 041 02 - S , & 12 4 M - 839025 - S M8x1 . 25x25 041 03 - S ) Dowel locating ( 4 ) 3 12 - 411 - 03 - S Rod , push ( 2 ) 5 24 - 380 - 13 - S Kit , camshaft ( Inc udes 7,8 ) 4 12 - 041 - 08 - S Gasket , cylinder head 6 12 - 755 - 49 - S Spring , actuatingt 5 12 - 017 - 01 - S Valve , intake ( Std . ) 7 12 - 089 - 31 - S Shim , camshaf ( A . R . ) blue 12 - 017 - 02 - S Valve , intake ( . 25 ) 8 12 - 422 - 08 - S Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) red 6 12 - 016 - 01 - S Valve , exhaust ( Std . ) 12 - 422 - 09 - S Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) yellow 12 - 016 - 02 - S Valve exhaust ( . 25 ) 12 - 422 - 10 - S Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) green 7 X - 75 - 23 - S Plug , allen hd . pipe 1 / 8 " 12 - 422 - 11 - S - Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) gray 8 12 - 318 - 36 - S Cylmder Head 12 - 422 - 12 S Shim , camshaft ( A , R . ) black 9 25 - 186 - 01 - S Arm , rocker ( 2 ) 12 - 422 - 13 - S Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) white 10 12 - 599 - 03 - S Pivot , rocker arm ( 2 ) 12 - 422 - 07 - S Shaft , balance 11 M - 640034 - S Screw , hex . flange 9 12 - 144 - 28 - S Piston wiring Set ( Std . ) M6xl . 0x34 ( 2 ) 10 12 - 874 - 01 - S ( Includes 11,12 } 12 12 - 089 - 01 - S Spring , valve ( 2 ) Piston w / Ring Set ( . 25 ) 13 12 - 173 - 01 - S Cap , valve spdng ( 2 ) 12 - 874 - 02 - S Piston w / Ring Set ( . 50 ) 14 12 - 755 - O3 - S Kit , retainer ( 2 ) 12 - 874 - 03 - S Retainer , piston pin ( 2 ) 15 12 - 468 - 05 - S Washer , plain 13 / 32 " 11 12 018 02 - S Ring Set ( Std . ) 16 12 - 112 - 13 - S Spacer , head bolt exhaust 12 12 - 108 - 01 - S Ring Set ( . 25 ) port 12 - 108 - 02 - S - Ring Set ( . 50 ) 17 12 ° 086 - 15 - S Screw , hex . flange 12 - 108 - 03 S Connecting Rod ( Std . ) M10x1 . 5x81 ( 5 ) 13 12 - 057 - 11 - S Connecting Rod ( . 25 ) 18 25 237 14 - S Clamp , hose ( 2 ) 12 - 067 - 12 - S Pin , governor regulating 19 12 - 326 - 03 - S Hose , breather 14 12 - 380 - 01 - S Gear , governor 20 M - 645020 - S Screw , hex . flange 15 12 - 043 - 05 - S - Washer , plain 6 mm M6xt . 0x20 ( 5 ) 16 M - 631005 S Shaft , governor gear 21 12 ° 096 - 07 - S Cover , valve w / nipple 17 12 - 144 - 02 - S Plug , cup 22 M - 545010 - S Screw , hex . flange 18 52 - 139 - 09 - S - Kit , go ' / . cross shaft w / clip M5x0 . 8xl0 19 12 - 755 - 64 S WInCludes23 ) 23 12 - 018 - 01 - S Retainer , breather reed asher , plain 1 / 4 " 24 12 - 402 - 02 - S Reed , breather 20 X - 25 - 102 - S 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 : All componentdimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 51
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601509 KOHLERENGINE - MODELNUMBERCV460 , TYPENUMBER26 3NITIONIELECTRICAL I BLOWER HOUSING AND BAFFLES I 12 - - 9 AIR INTAKE I 6 - - 0 - 8 9 m 52
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 KOHLERENGINE - MODELNUMBERCV460 , TYPENUMBER26509 IGNITION / ELECTRICAL BLOWER HOUSING & BAFFLES KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 12 - 086 - 14 - S Screw , hexo flange 1 M - 545010 - S Screw , hex . flange M10x1 . 5x46 M5x0 . 8xl0 ( 4 ) 2 12 - 468 - 03 - S Washer , plain 3 / 8 " 2 24 - 468 - 10 - S Washer , plam 1 / 4 " 3 24 - 162 - 03 - S Screen , grass 3 12 - 146 - 07 - S Plate , blowerhousing 4 25 - 086 - 47 - S Bolt , shoulder M6x1 . 0x16 4 M - 550010 - S Screw , hex . flange ( 4 ) M5x0 . 8xl 0 56 12 - 157 - 06 - S Fan 5 24 - 096 - 05 - S Cover , pinionower X - 42 - 15 - S Key 6 12 - 027 - 55 - S Housing , bl 78 12 - 025 - 37 - S Flywheel 7 12 - 063 - 18 - S Baffle , intake 3side ) 12 - 155 - 09 - S Connector 8 25 - 154 - 02 - S Clip , mounting ( 9 M - 548025 - S Screw , hex . cap M5x0 . 8x25 9 12 - 086 - 37 - S Screw , captivewasher M5xO . 8x20 ( 3 ) 1011 12 - 085 - 10 - S tator - 3 amp 10 12 - 063 - 20 - S Baffle , cylinder head M - 545020 - S Screw , hex . flange 11 M - 645016 - S Screw , hex . flange M5xO . 8x20 ( 2 ) M6x1 . 0x16 ( 2 ) 17 12 - 132 - 02 - S Spark Plug 12 12 - 063 - 19 - S Baffle , cylinder 18 X - 728 - 1 - S Clip , cable ( 2 ) 19 NOT ILLUSTRATED M - 545010 - S Screw , hex . flange M5x0 . 8xl0 ( 2 ) M - 541050 - S Nut , hex . flange M5x0 . 8 2O 12 - 584 - 04 - S Module , ignition 12 096 40 - S Cover ( goes over rectifier - regulator hole in blower NOT ILLUSTRATED housing ) 12 154 06 - S Clip ( 2 ) 12 141 01 - S Retainer , dng ( 2 ) ( secures cover 12 096 40 - S to 12 454 03 - S Tie , wire 12 - 518 - 35 - S Lead , white ( 36 " - 18 gauge housing ) - fully insulated push on tab and uninsulated socket AIR INTAKE / FILTRATION terminals ) KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 12 - 281 - 01 - S Duct , air 2 25 - 341 - 03 - S Knob , air cleaner cover 34 12 - 096 - 24 - S Cover , air cleaner 12 - 083 - 12 - S Precleaner , element 5 12 - 100 - 08 - S Wing Nut 6 12 - 083 - 10 - S Kit , air cleaner element ( Includes 5 , 7 , 8 ) 7 12 - 743 - 12 - S Filter , element ( Includes 5 , 8 ) 8 12 - 032 - 11 - S Seal 1 - 7 / 16 " 9 12 - 094 - 07 - S Base , air cleaner ( Includes 10 , 11 ) 10 12 - 072 - 04 - S Stud , mounting plate M6x1 . 0x75 11 12 - 086 - 01 - S Screw , # 10 Hi - Lo thread forming ( 2 ) 12 12 - 041 - 02 - S Gasket , air cleaner NOT ILLUSTRATED 12 - 113 - 53 - S Decal , air cleaner NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 53
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV460 , TYPE NUMBER 26509 ENGINE CONTROLS STARTING SYSTEM I 1 1 / ! / 3 8 8 Ii 1 11 OIL PAN I LUBRICATION J m 2 _ 3 , 1 ! 8 - - 7 m _ 54
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV460 , TYPE NUMBER 26509 STARTING SYSTEM ENGINE CONTROLS KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION M - 839070 - S Screw , hex . flange 1 12 - 079 - 11 - S Linkage , choke M8x1 . 25x70 ( 2 ) 2 12 - 237 - 01 - S Clamp , cable 25 - 098 - 04 - S Starter assembly ( Includes 3 24 - 086 - 43 - S Screw , hex . cflangeket 3 - 8 ) 4 M - 664020 - S Screw , lobed so 345 12 - 755 - 39 - S Kit , drive end M6xl . 0x20 ( 2 ) 12 - 227 - 03 - S Cap , drive end 5 12 - 536 - 10 - S Control , speed assembly 12 - 170 - 04 - S Armature ( Includes 6 - 9 ) 678 12 - 755 - 38 - S Kit , drive parts 6 M - 443025 - S Screw , pan head M4xO . 7x25 12 - 243 - 04 - S Cap , commutator end 12 - 086 - 20 - S Screw , hex . flange ( 2 ) 7 M - 443020 - S Screw , pan head M4x0 . 7x20 OIL PAN / LUBRICATION 891011 12 - 089 - 11 - S Spring , choke ( 2 ) 12 - 089 - 23 - S Spdng , choke return KEY PART Spring , governor NO . NO . DESCRIPTION ( Includes 112 " 089 " 24 " $ 2 - 7 " " 5 * : l5 " K - 8 _ 3 ' l - gS ° vem ° r lever 12 - 038 - 01 - S 12 Dipstick assembly ( Includes 12 - 100 - 07 - S Nut , hex flange 1 / 4 - 20 13 2 - 3 ) 52 - 211 - 04 - S Bolt , 1 / 4 - 20x1 " 2 25 - 755 - 13 - S 14 Kit , oil fill cap ( Includes 3 ) 12 - 090 - 28 - S Lever , governor 3 12 - 153 - 03 - S 15 O - Ring , oil fill cap 25 - 158 - 08 - S Bushing , throttle linkage 4 12 - 153 - 02 - S 16 O - Ring , upper oil fill tube 12 - 079 - 10 - S Linkage , throttle 5 12 - 123 - 04 - S Tube , oil fill 17 25 - 158 - 11 - S Bushing , throttle linkage M - 645025 - S 6 Screw , hex . flange M6x1 . 0x25 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 7 12 - 153 - 01 - S inches 1 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 . 8xl 6 11 25 - 462 - 09 - S Valve , oil pressure relief 12 12 - 050 - 01 - S 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 16 12 - 096 - 34 - S 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 ) M8x1 . 26x45 ( 11 20 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 917.2720601 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV460 , TYPE NUMBER 26509 EXHAUST CRANKSHAFT 3 mt FUEL SYSTEM I 1 / ' C : : : D " ' 56
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.2720601 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 Crenkshaff ( Includes 2 ) 1 M - 641060 - S Nut , hex . flange M6xl . O ( 2 ) 12 2 X - 22 - 11 - S Washer , lock 1 / 4 " 25 - 139 - 27 - S Plug , cup 3 M - 629116 - S Stud M6x1 . 0x116 ( 2 ) 4 12 - 853 - 115 - S Kit , carburetor w / gasket EXHAUST ( thciudes 5,6,7 qty 1 ) 5 12 - 041 - 02 - S Gasket , air cleaner KEY PART DESCRIPTION 6 12 - 053 - 115 Carburetor assembly NO , NO . ( For information only not 25 - 072 - 04 - S Stud , M8x1 . 25x33 ( 2 ) available separately ) 1 12 - 041 - 03 - S Gasket , exhaust manifold ( Service with : Kit , float 12 23 12 - 126 - 11 - S Bracket muffler 757 02 - S , 12 - 445 - 06 - S Strap , lifting Kit , solenoid repair 12 - 757 - 4 M - 645025 - S Screw , hex . flange 33 - S , 5 M6xl . 0x25 ( 2 ) Kit , repair 12 - 757 - 03 - S ) 12 522 50 Short Blocket 7 12 - 041 - 01 - S Gasket , carburetor ( 2 ) 12 - 755 - 93 - S Gasket S 8 12 - 265 - 06 - S Deflector , heat 9 25 237 14 - S Clamp , hose ( 2 ) NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 10 25 - 353 - 10 - S Line , fuel 9 " inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 11 25 - 050 - 02 - S Filter , fuel in - line 12 47 - 154 - 01 - S Clip cable NOTILLUSTRATED M - 561010 - S Screw , thread forming M5x0 . 8xl 0 12 - 757 - 02 ÷ S Kit , float 12 - 757 - 33 - S Kit , solenoidrepair 12G57 - 03 - S Kit , repair 12 - 454 - 03 - S Tie cable 12 - 518 - 37 - S Lead , red , ( 37 " - 20 gauge - uninsulatedsocket andinals ) insu ) atedsocket term 57
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION down the face of slopes , never across the face . Do not mow WARNING : To avoid serious Injury , operate your tractor up and slopes greater than 15 degrees . Make turns gradually to prevent tipping or loss of control . Exercise extreme ceutlon when changing direction on slopes . 1 . Fold this page along dotted line Indicated above . 2 . Hold page before you so that Its left edge Is vertically parallel to a tree trunk or other upright structure . 3 . Sight across the fold In the direction of hill slope you want to measure . 4 . Compare the angle of the fold with the slope of the hill .
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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
0183290 Owner's manual, english
0183291 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
27STD541425 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
284207J Cable
29160784 Switch . plunger
30163968 Switch, ignition
33140403 Key ignition molded craftsman, delta
40179723 Harness, ignition
4171110408 Bolt
42131563 Cover
43146154 Solenoid
45122822X Ammeter
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
0183290 Owner's manual, english
0183291 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
13172105X010 Panel, assembly slkscr dash r.h.
1417490608 Screw
14271-246213 Brush guard
14271-245994 Front bumper
14271-243223 Broadcast spreader
14271-242221 42" sweeper
142175702 Plate
143186689 Bracket swaybar chassis
144175582 Bracket footrest step-thru
145409167 Jod 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
212175143 Lens insert
2519131312 Washer
26STD541437 Nut
28175049 Grille lens assembly laser
29174332X599 Grill lens
317000612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
30192812X558 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
0183290 Owner's manual, english
0183291 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1N/P Transaxle (see breakdown) hydro gr 314-0510
10STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 1 cad
11671-246213 Brush guard
11671-245994 Front bumper
11671-243223 Broadcast spreader
11671-242221 42" sweeper
116STD533710 Bolt rdhd sqneck 3/8-16 x 1.25
120409148 Nut lock flg 3/8-16
14STD551125 Washer lock hvy helical
1574490544 Bolt hex flghd 5/16-18 unc x 1.25
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
19STD541437 Nut lock hex w/wsh 3/8-16 unc
197169613 Snap nyliner
198169593 Washer
199169612 Bolt shoulder
200STD533110 Bolt rdhd sqnk 5/16-18 unc x 1
202STD533717 Bolt carr sh 3/8-16 x 1-3/4 gr. 5
21130564 Knob pistol
212145212 Hex nut
22169498 Hg rod brake
24STD541237 Nut, hex jam 3/8-16 unc
25106888X Spring rod
25017000612 Screw 3/8-16 x .75
26STD551037 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 ga.
27STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 3/4 cad.
28175765 Rod . brake
2971673 Plunger cap
30169592 Bracket tran
32STD523107 Bolt hex hd 5/16-18 unc x 3/4
34175578 Shaft assembly, foot pedal nibbed
35120183X Bearing
36STD551062 Washer
37STD571810 Pin, roll
38179114 Pulley idler
39STD523730 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 x 2-3/4
41175556 Keeper belt
47139245 Pulley, idler, v-groove
48154407 Cl bellcrank
49123205X Retainer
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
57140294 Belt
59169691 Keeper . belt
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
71169183 Strap, torque, lh hydro
73169182 Strap, torque, rh hydro
74137057 Spacer
75121749X Washer
76STD581075 E-ring
77123583X Square key
78121748X Washer
8165866 Rod shift fender adjust stlt
81165596 Cross shaft
82165711 Shift spring
8319171216 Washer
84169594 Transmission link
89164890X428 Shift console
90124346X Nut
95170201 Lever bypass
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
0183290 Owner's manual, english
0183291 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
0183290 Owner's manual, english
0183291 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-...
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
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
0183290 Owner's manual, english
0183291 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
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
0183290 Owner's manual, english
0183291 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
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
0183290 Owner's manual, english
0183291 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1156811 Decal fender stlth operating instructions e/s
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.
5181422 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
0183290 Owner's manual, english
0183291 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
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
0183290 Owner's manual, english
0183291 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 assembly, 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
147179748 Spring extension
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 sqn 3/8-16 unc x 1-3/4
16174493 Stripper
18STD533110 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
19132827 Bolt shoulder
2STD533107 Bolt
20159770 Vortex baffle
21STD541431 Nut crownlock 5/16-18 unc
23177563 Bracket, deflector, mower 42"
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
8850857 Bolt blade
9STD551137 Washer, lock
92STD541437 Nut lock hex w/ins. 3/8-16
1170351 Housing
10170359 Ring retainer
107170432 Deflector
108170433 Washer, motor shaft .71 id x 1.15 od x .030 thk
109142914 Plug, sae #6
11170360 Spacer
111170435 O-ring .07 x .301 i.d.
112173165 Shield, vent
113170437 Support bracket
116173165 Silicon sponge
119170439 Transaxle fan
12169870 Ring , retainer
120170440 Pulley, 3.68
121170441 Hex lock nut
122170442 Belleville washer
123170443 Belt keeper
124170444 Kit, center section filter bypass center sectio...
125173098 Filter assembly
126170446 Fan pulleys
127170447 Kit, sel - lip seal .67 x 1.58 x .276; lip seal...
13170361 Seal, lip, .67 x 1.58 x .276
14169869 Ball bearing
16170362 Hex flange head screw 5/16-24 x 0.75
17170363 Seal, lip 18 x 32 x 7
18170364 Control arm
19150771 Brg, thrust ball 30 x 52 x 13
2170352 Housing
23170365 Check plug assembly, washer
24170366 Shaft, motor
27170367 Pinion gear
28170368 Gear 1 ot / 48t
29170369 Gear, 1 ot jackshaft
3170353 Kit, center section center section, machined bu...
30170370 60t bull gear
31170371 Sleeve bearing .75 x 1.575 x .625
32170389 Sleeve bearing
33142991 Washer, 3/4 id x 1-1/2 od x .13 thk
34170390 Lip seal, axle shaft
35170391 Axle shaft
36170392 Axle
37198309 Miter gear (splined)
38198309 Miter gear 15t (0.5 id)
39150809 Shaft
4170354 Swashplate, trunnion machined
40170393 Spiral ring
41170394 Jackshaft pin
42190395 Magnet, ring
43170396 Spring , bypass
44150797 Hydro mtg screw 3/8-24 x 2.5 long
45170398 Filter
46170398 Base , filter
47170999 Actuator, bypass
48170400 Rod, bypass actuator
49170401 Arm, bypass
5169898 Kit, cylinder block (10cc); 10cc cylinder block...
50170402 Retaining ring .250 external
51170403 Seal, lip, .741 x .250 x .250 tc
52170404 Flat washer
53170405 Retaining ring
54170406 Bearing, center block
55142977 Spring
56142978 Washer
57150798 20w-50 oil
58170407 Brake yoke
59170408 Rotor, brake
6170355 Sealant 10.5 oz.
60142883 Brake
61142882 Puck
62142887 Brake
63170410 Hex cap screw
64142892 Bolt
65161174 Spacer
66170412 Spring , brake arm bias
67170413 Square head bolt 5/16-24-ribbed
68186352 Arm, brake
69144607 Slotted hex nut 5/16-24
7170356 Screw
70144608 Cotter pin 3/32 x 3/4
71161181 Compression spring brake anti-drag
72142974 Washer, ht .5 i.d. x 1 o.d. x .032
73142884 Washer
74142909 Oil seal .625 x 1.0 x .25
75170420 Assembly, check plug w/washer, 027
76161134 Stud, 5/16-24 friction pack
77170422 Puck, .330 x 1.50 x .0975
78142969 Spring
79142980 Spacer
8170357 Stud, 5/16-24 hex double end
80150778 Hex lock nut 5/16-24 unjf (nylon insert)
81170423 Wedge, friction pack
82170424 Clip washer
83161162 Pin, standard headless
84170425 Fitting, 5/16 sae 5/32 tube
85170426 Expansion hose
86173165 Expansion tank
87170424 Clip washer
88161175 Bolt, self tapping 10-32 x 1/2
9170358 Input shaft
90170430 Puck, inner wedge
93170431 Spring clip