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Owner's Manual 20.0 HP ELECTRIC START 42 " MOWER 6 SPEED TRANSAXLE LAWN TRACTOR Model No . 917.272430 • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Repair Parts For answers to your questions CAUTION : about this product , Call : Read and follow all 1 - 800 - 659 - 5917 Safety Rules and instructions Sears Craftsman Help Line 5 am - 5 pro , Mort - Sat before operating this equip - ment . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 visit our Craftsman website : www . sears . com / craftsman
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Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 OperaUon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Parts Ordering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover LIMITED TWO YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT PARTS For two ( 2 ) years from the date of purchase , if this Craftsman Riding Equipment is maintained , lubdcated and tuned up according to the instructions in the owner's manual , Sears will repair or replace , free of charge , any parts found to be defective in material or workmanship . Warranty service is available free of charge by returning your Craftsmen riding equipment to your nearest Sears Service Center . In - home warranty service is available but a trip charge will apply . This warranty applies only while this product is in the United States . This Warranty does not cover : • Expendable items which become worn dudng normal use , such as blades , spark plugs , air cleaners , belts and oil filters . • Tire replacement or repair caused by punctures from outside objects , such as nails , thorns , stumps , or glass . • Repairs necessary because of operator abuse , including but not limited to , damage caused by towing objects beyond the capability of the riding equipment , impacting objects that bend the frame or crankshaft , or over speeding the engine . • Repairs necessary because of operator negligence , including but not limited to , electdcal and mechanical damage caused by improper storage , failure to use the proper grade and amount of engine oil , failure to keep the deck clear of flammable debds , or the failure to maintain the equipment according to the instructions contained in the owner's manual . • Engine ( fuel system ) cleaning or repairs caused by fuel determined to be contami - nated or oxidized ( stale ) . In general , fuel should be used within thirty ( 30 ) days of its purchase date . • Riding equipment used for commercial or rental purposes . A product is " used for commercial purpose " if is used for any purpose other than single family household dwellings or in usage where profit is made . LIMITED 90 DAY WARRANTY ON BATTERY For ninety ( 90 ) days from date of purchase , if any battery included with this dding equipment proves defective in matedal or workmanship and our testing deterlmines the battery will not hold a charge , Sears will replace the battery at no charge . War - ranty service is available free of charge by returning your Craftsman dding equipment to your nearest Sears Service Center . In - home warranty service is available but a tdp charge willapply . This warranty applies only while this product is in the United States . TO LOCATE THE NEAREST SEARS SERVICE CENTER OR TO SCHEDULE IN - HOME WARRANTY SERVICE , SIMPLY CONTACT SEARS AT 1 - 800 _ - MY - HOME This Warranty gives you specific legal dghts , and you may also have other dghts which may vary from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , D / 817 WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 2
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IMPORTANT : This cutting machine is capable of amputating hands and feet and throwing ob ects . Failure to observe the following safety instructions could result in sadous injury or death . I . GENERAL OPERATION I1 . SLOPE OPERATION • Read , understand , and follow alln Slopes are a major factor related to loss - of - instructionsin the manual and o the control and tipover accidents , which can re - machine before starting . suit in severe injury or death . All slopes • Only allow responsibleadults , who are requireexba caution , if you cannot backup familiar with the instructions , to operate the slope or if you feel uneasy on it , do not the machine . maw it . • Clear the area of objectssuch as reeks , DO : toys , wire , etc . , which couldbe picked • Mow up and down slopes , not across . up and thrown by the blade . • Remove obstaclessuch as recks , tree • Be surethe area is clear of other people limbs , etc . before mowing . Stop machine if anyone Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Unevenft enters the area . terrain could overturnthe machine . Ta • Never carry passengers . grass can hide obstacles . • Do not maw in reverse unless absolutely Use slew speed . Cheese a low gear so necessary . Always leek down and that youwill not have to stop orshift behind before and while backing . while on the slope . • Be aware of the mower discharge Follow the manufacturer'srecommenda - directionand do not point it at anyone . tionsfor wheel weights or counter - Do not operate the mower withouteither weights to improve stability . the entire grass catcher or the guard kl Use extra care with grasscatchersor place . other attachments . These can change • Slow down before turning . the stabilityof the machine . • Never leave a running machine Keep all movement on the slopes slow unattended . Always turn off blades , sat and gradual . Do not make sudden parkingbrake , stop engine , and remove changes in speed or direction , keys before dkmountiag . Avoid startingor stopping on a slope . If • Turn off blades when not mowing . tires lose traction , disengage the blades • Stop engine before removing grass and proceed slowly straightdown the catcher or uncloggingchute . slope . • Mow only in daylight or good artificial DO NOT : light . • Do not turn on slopes unless necessary , • Do not operate the machine while under and then , turn slowlyand gradually the influenceof alcoholor drugs . downhill , if possible . • Watch for trafficwhen operatingnear or • Do not mow near drop - offs , ditches , or crossingroadways . embankments . The mower could • Use exf _ acare when loading or unload - suddenly turn over if a wheel is over the ing the machine into a trailer or truck . edge of a cliffor ditch , or if an edge • Data indicates that operators , age 60 caves in . years and above , are involved in a large • DOeetmow on wet grass . Reduced percentage of riding mower - related traction could cause sliding . injudos . These operators should • Do not try to stabilize the machine by evaluate their ability to operate the riding putting your foot on the ground . mower safely enough to protectthem - • Do notuse grass catcher on steep selves and others from sedous injury . slopes . • Keep machinefree of grass , leaves or other debrisbuild - up which can touch hot exhaust I engine ports and bum . Do not allow the mower dock to plow leaves or other debds which can cause build - up to occur . Clean any oil or fuel spillage before operating or stedngtheore machine . Allow machine to cool bef storage . 3
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• Never run a machine inside a closeq in . CHILDREN area . Tragicaccidents can occur if the operator • Keep nuts and bolts , especially blac is not alert to the presence of children . attachment belts , tight and keep Children are often attracted to the equipment In good condition . machine and the mowing activity . Never • Never tamper with safety devices . assume that children will remain where Check their proper operation regula you last saw them . • Keep machine free of grass , leaves , • Keep children out of the mowing area other debris build - up . Clean oil or and under the watchful care of another spillage . Allow machine to cool befq responsible adult . storing . • Be alert and turn machine off if children • Stop and inspect the equipment if yl enter the area . strike an object . Repair , if necessar • Before and when backing , look behind before restarting . and down for small children . • Never make adjustments or repairs • Never carry chitdree . They may fall off the engine running . and be seriously injured or interfere • Grass catcher components are subj _ with safe machine operation . to wear , damage , and deterioration , • Never allow children to operate the which eeutd expose moving parts or machine . allow objects to be thrown . Frequen • Use extra care when approaching blind check components and replace with corners , shrubs , trees , or other objects manufacturer's recommended parts , that may obscure vision . when necessary . IV . SERVICE • Mower blades are sharp and can cul Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , a = • Use extra care in handling gasoline use extra caution when servicingth _ and other fuels . They are flammable • Check brake operation frequently . and vapors are explosive . Adjust and service as required . - Use only an approved container . - Never remove gas cap or add fuel with * , heer _ Jlee ru _ nleg . Allow engine to cool before refueling . Do not smoke . - Never refuel the machine indoors . - Never store the machine or fuel container inside where there is an open flame , such as a water heater . • Be sure the area is clear of other • Be alert and turn machine off if chil ( people before mowing . Stop machine if enter the area . anyone enters the area . • Before and when backing , look behi • Never carry passengers or children and down for small children . even with the blades off . • Mow up and down slopes / t5 ° Max ) • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - not across . lutely necessary . Always look down • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tr _ and behind before and while backing . limbs , etc . • Never can'y children . They may fall off • Watch for holes , ruts , orbumps . and be seriously injured or interfere Uneven terrain could overturn the with safe machine operation . machine . Tall grass can hide obsta ( : • Keep children out of the mowing areaher and under the watchful care of anot responsible adult .
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• UseslowspeedC . hoosaelowgeasr o _ , CAUTION : Towonly the attachments thatyouwillnothavetostoporshift that are recommended by and comply whileontheslope . with specificationsof the manufacturer of • AvoidstartinogrstoppinognaslopeI . f your tractor . Use common sense when tireslosetractiond , isengagthee blades towing . Operate only at the lowest and proceed slowly straight down the possible speed when on a slope . Too slope . heavy of a load , while on a slope , is • If machine stops while going uphill , dangerous . Tires can lose traction with disengage blades , shift into reverse the ground and cause you to lose control and back down slowly . of your tractor . • Do not turn on slopes unless neces - & ( _ WARNING : Engine exhaust , some of sary , and then , tum slowly and gradu - ally downhill , if possible . its constituents , and certain vehicle components contain or emit chemicals _ Look for this symbolto pointout known to the State of California to cause importantsafety precautions . It meansUR cancer and birth defects or other repro - CAUTIONlll BECOMEALERTI ! I YO ductive harm . SAFETY IS INVOLVED . _ WARNING : Battery posts , terminals _ CAU'rlON : In order to prevent and related acoessodes contain lead and accidental starting when setting up , lead compounds , chemicals known to the transporting , adjusting or making repairs , State of Californiato cause cancer and always disconnect spark plug wire and birth defects or other reproductive harm . place wire where it cannot contact spark Wash hands after handling . plug . CAUTION : Do not coast down a hill in neutral , you may lose control of the tractor .
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PRODUCSTPECIFICATIONS Please read and retain this manual . The GASOLINE 1.25GALLONS instructions will enable you to assemble CAPACITY UNLEADED and maintain your tractor properly . Always observe the " SAFETY RULES ' . ANDTYPE : REGULAR OILTYPE SAE30 ( ABOV3E2 ° F REPAIR AGREEMENT API - SF . - SJ ) : SAE5W - 30 A Repair Agreement is available on this ( BELOW32 ° F ) product . Contact your nearest Sears store for details . OILCAPACITY4 : . 0PINTSPIORNC12YC SPARPKLUG : CHAM CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES GAP . 0 : 40 " ) • Read and observe the safety rules . • Follow a regular schedule in maintain - GROUNSDPEEFDORWARD : ing , caring for and using your tractor . ( MPH ) : 1sT 1.2 • Follow the instructionsunder = Mainte - 2N ° 1.5 nance " and " Storage " sections of this 3 _ 2.4 owner's manual . 4TM 3.5 5TM 4.8 _ WARNING : This tractor is equipped 6TM 5.3 with an internal combustion engine and REVERSE : 1.5 should not be used on or near any TIRE PRESSURE : FRONT : 14 PSI unimproved forest - covered , brush - REAR : 10 PSI covered or grass - covered land unless the engine's exhaust system is equipped with CHARGING 16AMPS @ 3600 RPIV a spark an'ester meeting applicable local SYSTEM : or state laws ( if any ) . Ifa spark van'esterise BATTERY : AMP / HR : 28 used , it should be maintained in effecti MIN . CCA : 230 working order by the operator . CASE SIZE : U 1R In the state of Callfomia the above is required by law ( Section 4442 of the BLADE BOLT 27 - 35 FT . LBS . Callfomia Public Resources Code ) . . TORQUE : Other states may have similar laws Federal laws apply on federal lands . A CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase spark arrester far the muffler is available of a new tractor . It has been designed , through your nearest Sears service engineered and manufactured to give you center ( See REPAIR PARTS section of the best possible dependability and this manual ) . performance . Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy , please contact a Sears or other qualifiedservice center . We have competent , well - trained techni - cians and the proper tools to service or repair this tractor . 6
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Steering Wheel Steedngnsert Wheel I ( 1 ) Large Flat Washer ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 4 ( 1 ) Locknut 5 / 16 - 18 _ ( 1 ) Lock - washer 3R / _ Steedng Shaft Steedng Wheel Boot Adapter ( 1 ) Washer _ ( 117 ) / 3K2noxb1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge For Future Use Keys Video Cassette Slope Sheet € ( 2 ) Keys
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Your new tractor has been asseml _ ed at the factory with exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely . Use the correcttools as necessary to insure proper tightness . Review the video cassette before you begin . TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY 6 . Assemble large fiat washer , 3 / 8 lock washer , 3 / 8 hex bolt and tighten A socket wrench set will make assembly securely . easier . Standard wrench sizes you need 7 . Snap steering wheel insert into center are listed below . of steering wheel . ( 1 ) 9 / 16 " wrench ( 2 ) 1 / 2 " wrench 8 . Remove protective matedals from ( t ) Utilityknife ( 1 ) Pliers tractor hood and grill . ( 1 ) Tire pressure gauge IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any When dght or left hand is mentioned in staples in skid that may puncture tires this manual , it means , from your point of where tractoris to rolloff skid . view , when you are in the operating Insert position ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . _ / / 3 / 8 Hex Bolt TO REMOVETRACTOR FROM CARTON _ . / Lockwasher UNPACK CARTON _ rag _ F _ at 1 . Remove all accessible loose parts and parts cartons from carton . 2 . Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on Bteering _ Steenng all four comers of carton , and lay panels fiat . Wheel _ / Boot 3 . Check for any additional loose parts : _ Tabs or cartons and remove . BEFORE REMOVING TRACTOR E _ ta _ nSi ° n " " _ _ _ A _ FROM SKID Adapter ATTACHSTEERINGWHEEL 5 / 16 5 / 16 ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND Locknut _ _ , _ r . / Hex Bolt BOOT Lower - _ - " - L ' _ ' , 1 , Slide extension shaft onto lower Steering _ _ " < ' : . _ - " . steedng shaft . Align mounting holes Shaft _ . , ' Tab in extension and lower shafts and install 5 / 16 hex bolt and Iocknut . Tighten securely . 2 , Place tabs of steedng boot over tab slots in dash and push down to HOWTO SET UPYOURTRACTOR secure . CHECK BATTERY INSTALL STEERING WHEEL 1 . Lift seat pan to raised positionand 3 , Position front wheels of the tractor so open battery box door . they are pointing straight forward . NOTE : If this battery is put into service 4 . Remove steering wheel adapter from after month and year indicated on label steedng wheel and slide adapter onto ( label located between terminals ) charge steering shaft extension . battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 5 . Position steering wheel so cross bars amps . ( See " BATTERY " in Maintenance are hodzontal ( left to dght ) and slide section of this manual for charging inside boot and onto adapter . instructions ) .
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NOTE : You may now rollor drive your tractor off the skid . Follow the appropriate instructionbelow to remove the tractor from the skid . TO ROLLTRACTOR 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 . 2 . Release parking brake by depressing clutch / brake pedal . 3 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) INSTALSLEAT position . Adjussteabt eforetighteninagdjustment 4 . Roll tractor forward off skid . knob . 5 . Remove banding holding deflector 1 . Removaedjustmeknntobandfiat shield up against tractor . washesrecudnsgeattocardboard TO DRIVETRACTOR OFF SKID ( See packinagndsetasideforassembolyf seattotractor . Operation section for location and 2 . Pivosteat upward and remove from function of controls ) the cardboard packing . Remove the _ , WARNING : Before starting read cardboard packing and discard . understand and follow a nstructons n 3 . Place seat on seat pan so head of the Operation section of this manual . Be . shoulder bolt is positioned over large sure tractor is in e well - ventilated area Be slotted hole in pan . sure the area in front of tractor is clear of 4 . Push down on seat to engage other people and objects . shoulder bolt in slot and pull seat 1 . Be sure all the above assembly steps towards rear of tractor . have been completed . 5 . Pivot seat and pan forward and 2 . Check engine oil level and fill fuel assemble adjustment knob and flat tank with gasoline . washer loosely . Do not tighten . 3 . Sit on seat in operating position , 6 . Lower seat into operating positionand depress clutch / brake pedal and set sit in seat . the parking brake . 7 . Slide seat until a comfortable position 4 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) position . is reached which allows you to press 5 . Press lift lever plunger and raise clutch / brake pedal all the way down . attachment lift lever to its highest 8 . Get off seat without moving its position . adjusted position . 6 . Start the engine . Afler engine hasidle 9 . Raise seat and tighten adjustment started , move throttle controlto knob securely . position . Seat 7 . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full " BRAKE " positionand hold . Move gearshift laver to 1st gear . 8 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal and slowly ddve tractor off skid . 9 . Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking brake and place gearshift lever in Bolt neutral position . 10 . Turn ignition key to " OFF " position . Continue with the instructions that follow . Rat W her
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INSTALML ULCHEPRLATE CHECK TIRE PRESSURE ( Ifpreviouslyremoved ) The tires on your tractor were overinflated 1 . Raiseandholddeflectoshr ieldin at the factory for shippingpurposes . uprighptosition . Correct tire pressure is importantfor best 2 . Placferont of mulcher plate over front cutting performance . of mower deck opening and slide into • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in place , as shown . " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section 3 . Hook front latch into hole on front of of this manual . mower deck . CHECK DECK LEVELNESS 4 , Hook roar latch into hole on back of For best cutting results , mower housing mower deck . should be propedy leveled , See " TOe _ I _ CAUTION : Do not remove deflectorhield LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in th shield from mower . Raise and hold s Service and Adjustments section of this when attaching mulcber plate and allow it manual . to rest on plate while in operation . CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF TO CONVERT TO BAGGING OR ALL BELTS DISCHARGING See the figures that are shown for Simply remove mulcher plate and store in replacing motion and mower blade ddve a safe place . Your mower is now ready for belts in the Service and Adjustments discharging or installation of optional sectionof thismanual . Verifythat the pelts grass catcher accessory . are routed correctly . NOTE : It is not necessary to change CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM blades . The mulcher blades are designed for discharging and bagging also , After you learn how to operate youris tractor , check to see that the brake Deflector properlyadjusted . See = TO ADJUST Mulcher BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments sectionof this manual . Latch Hooks 10
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V'CHECKLIST Before you operate and enjoy your new tractor , we wish to assure that you receive the best performance and satisfaction from this quality product . Please review the following checklist : , / All assembly instructions have been completed . / No remaining loose parts in carton . • / Battery is propedy prepared and charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . / Seat is adjusted comfortably and tightened securely . • / All tires are prepedy inflated . ( For shipping purposes , the tires were ovednflated at the factory ) . • / Be sure mower deck is propedy leveled side - to - sideifront - to - rearfor best cutting results . ( Tires must be propedy inflated for leveling ) . , / Check mower and ddve belts . Be sure they are routed propedy around pulleys and inside all belt keepers . • / Check wiring . See that all connections are still secure and wires are properly clamped , While learning how to use your tractor , pay extra attention to the following importantitems : , / Engine oil is at proper level . , / " Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , regular unleaded gasoline . • / Become familiar with all controls - their location and function , Operate them before you start the engine . , / Be sure brake system is in safe operat - ing condition . 11
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These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature suppliedwith the product . Learn and understand their meaning . BATI'E RY CAUTION OR REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW WARNING ENG , NEEONHG , NEOO , LFPEREELS , UGR , TESOON % _ MP 1 " FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWER LIFT LOCKED r ' l R N H L ATTACHMENT REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW PARKING BRAKE CLUTCH ENGAGED KEEP AREA CLEAR ELOPE HAZARDS ATTACHMENT IGNITION CLUTCH DISENGAGED ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) FREE WHEEL DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( Automatic Models only ) 12
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KNOWYOURTRACTOR READTHIOSWNER'MSANUAALNDSAFETYRULESBEFOROEPERATING YOURTRACTOR Compatrheeillustratiownsithyoutrractotrofami ! iadyzoeursewlfiththe locationsof vadouscontrolsandadjustmentsS . avethismanualforfuturereference . Attachment Light Clutch Lever hIgniUon Ammeter Switc Choke Con _ o ] LiftLever Thro _ e Attachment Control Lift Lever Clutch / _ Height Adjustment Indicator Parking Brake Gearshift Lever Our tractors conformto the safety standards of the Amedcan National Standards Institute . ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER : Used GEARSHIFT LEVER : Selects the speed and direction of tractor . to engage the mower blades , or other ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER : Used to attachments mounted to your tractor . LIGHT SWITCH : Turnsthe headlightson raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck and off . or other attachments mounted to your tractor . THROTTLE CONTROL : Used for startiog LIFT LEVER PLUNGER : Used to release and controlling engine speed . CHOKE CONTROL : Used when starting attachment lift lever when changing its position . a cold engine . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL : Used for IGNITION SWITCH : Used for startingand stopping the engine . declutching and braking the tractor and AMMETER : Indicates battery charging starting the engine . PARKING BRAKE : Locks clutch / brake ( + ) or discharging ( - ) . pedal into the brake position . 13
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The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the | eyes , which can result in severe eye damage . Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your tractor or operforminganyver adjustments or repairs . We recommend a wide visionsafety mask spectacles , or standard safety glasses . I HOWTO USEYOURTRACTOR • Tum ignition key to = OFF " positionand remove key . Always remove key when TO SET PARKING BRAKE leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized Your tractor is equipped with an operator use , presence sensing switch . When engineto • Never use choke to stop engine , is running , any attempt by the operator IMPORTANT : Leaving the ignitionswitch leave the seat without first setting the in any positionother than " OFF " willcause parking brake will shut off the engine . the battery to be discharged , ( dead ) . 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full NOTE : Under certain conditionswhen " BRAKE " position and hold . tractor is standing idle with the engine 2 . Place parking brake lever in = EN - running , hot engine exhaust gases mayte GAGED " position and release cause " browning " of grass . To elimina pressure from clutch / brake pedal . this possibility , always stop engine when Pedal should remain in " BRAKE " stopping tractor on grass areas . position . Make sure parking brake will hold tractor secure . _ CAUTION : Always stoptractor completely , as described above , before Choke Attachment Clutch Lever leaving the operator's position ; to empty Control " Engaged " Position grass catcher , etc . TO USE THROTTLE CONTROL Throttle Always operate engine at fullthrottle . , Position • Operating engine at less then full Parking Brake throttle reduces the battery charging rate . Pedal ' Position • Full throttle offers the best bagging and mower performance . TO USE CHOKE CONTROL Use choke control whenever you are Gearshift startinga cold engine . Do not use to start " Disengaged " " Brake " Lever a warm engine . posiSon Posi _ on • To engage choke control , pull knob out . STOPPING Slowly push knob in to disengage . TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACK - MOWER BLADES - WARD • To stop mower blades , move attachment The direction and speed of movement is clutch lever to " DISENGAGED " position . controlled by the gearshift lever . GROUND DRIVE - 1 . Start tractor with clutch / brakepedal • To stop ground ddve , depress clutch / depressed and gearshift lever in brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position . neutral ( N ) position . • Move gearshift lever to neutral ( N ) 2 . Move gearshift lever to desired position . position . 3 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal to ENGINE - start movement . • Move throttle control to slow position . IMPORTANT : Bdng tractorto a complete NOTE : Failure to move throttle controlto stop before shifting or changing gears . slow position and allowing engine to idle Failure to do so willshorten the useful life before stopping may cause engine to of your transaxle . " backfire " . 14
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TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT TO OPERATE MOWER The positionof the attachment lift lever Your tractor is equipped with an operator determines the cutting height . presence sensing switch . Any attempt by • Grasp liftlever . the operator to leave the seat with the • Press plunger with thumb and move engine running and the attachment clutch lever to desired position , engaged will shut off the engine . The cuffing height range is approxi - 1 . Select desired height of cut . mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " , The heights are 2 . Start mower blades by engaging attachment clutch control . measured from the ground to the blade tip with the engine not running . These TO STOP MOWER BLADES - heights are approximate and may vary disengage attachment clutch control . depending upon soil conditions , height of _ I , CAUTION : Do not operate the mower gross and types of grass being mowed . without either the entire grass catcher , on • The average lawn should be cut to mowers so equipped , or the deflector approximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches dudng the shield in place . cool season and to over 3 inches during hot months . For healthier and Attachment Clutch Attachment Lift Lever better looking lawns , maw often and Lever " Engaged " High Position after moderate growth . Position • For best cutting performance , grass over 6 inches in height should bet mowed twice . Make the first cu Lowosition Position _ P relatively high ; the second to desired height . TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS Gauge wheels are properly adjusted when they are slightlyoff the ground Shield when mower is at the desired cutting height in operating position . Gauge wheels then keep the deck in proper positionto help prevent scalping in most terrain conditions . TO OPERATE ON HILLS NOTE : Adjust gauge wheels with tractor _ CAUTION : Do not drive up or down on a flat level surface . hillswith slopes greater than 15 ° and do 1 . Adjust mower to desired cutting height not drive across any slope . A slope guide ( See " TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING at the back of your manual is provided for HEIGHT " in the Operation section of your use . this manual ) . • Choose the slowest speed before 2 . With mower in desired height of cut starting up or down hills . position , gauge wheels should be • Avoid stopping or changing speed on assembled so they are slightly off the hills . ground . Install gauge wheel in • If slowing is necessary , move throttle appropdate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / controllever to slower position . 8 washer , and 3 / 8 - 16 lecknut and • if stopping is absolutely necessary , tighten securely . push clutch / broke pedal quickly to 3 . Repeat for opposite side installing brake position and engage parking gauge wheel in same adjustment hole . brake . • Move gearshift lever to 1st gear . Be Gauge Wheel sure you have allowed room for tractor to roll slightlyas you restart movement . Bracket • To restart movement , slowly release parking brake and clutch / broke pedal . 3 / 8 - 16 Locknut • Make all turns slowly . 3 / 8 Washer houlder _ B _ t Gauge Wheel 15
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TO TRANSPORT ADD GASOLINE • Raise attachment lift to highest position • Fill fuel tank . Use fresh , clean , oregularf with attachment lift control . unleaded gasoline with a minimum • When pushing or towing your tractor , 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline will be sure gearshift lever is in neutral ( N ) increase carbon and lead oxide position . deposits and reduce valve life ) . Do not • Do not push or tow tractor at more than mix oil with gasoline . Purchase fuel in five ( 5 ) MPH . quantities that can be used within 30 NOTE : To protect hood fi'om damage days to assure fuel freshness . when transportingyour tractor on a truck IMPORTANT : When operelJngin tem - or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and peratures below 32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , secured to tractor . Use an appropriate clean winter grade gasoline to help means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , insure good cold weather starting . etc . ) . _ , WARNING : Experience indicates that TOWING CARTS AND OTHER ATTACH - alcohol blended fuels ( called gasehol or MENT8 using ethanol or methanol ) can attractnd moisture which leads to separation a Towonly the attachments that are recommended by and comply with formation of acids dudng storage . Acidic gas can damage the fuel system of an specificationsof the manufacturer of your engine while in storage . To avoid engine tractor . Use common sense when towing . problems , the fuel system should be Too heavy of a load , while on a slope , is emptied before storage of 30 days or dangerous . Tires can lose traction with longer . Drain the gas tank , start the the ground and cause you to lose control engine and let it run untilthe fuel lines of your tractor . and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE next season . See Storage Instructionsfor CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL additional information . Never use engineel or carburetor cleaner productsin the fu The engine in your tractor has been shipped , from the factory , already filled tank or permanent damage may occur . with summer weight oil . _ LCAUTION : Fill to bottomof gas tank 1 . Check engine oil with tractor on level filler neck . Do not overfill . Wipe off any ground . spilled oil or fuel . Do not store , spill or use 2 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe gasoline near an open flame . clean , reinsert the dipstick and screw cap tight , wait for a few seconds , remove and read oil level . If neces - sary , add oil until " FULL " mark on dipstickis reached . Do not overfll . • For cold weather operation you should change oilfor easier staring ( Sea " OIL VISCOSITY CHART " in the Mainte - nance sectionof this manual ) . • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - nance sectionin this manual . 16
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COLD WEATI - IERSTARTING ( 50 ° F and TO START ENGINE below ) When star6ngtbeen _ ee for6 _ efirst _ z _ eorif 7 . When engine starts , slowly push theen _ ne has mn out offnel , it wil tak _ extrahe choke control in until the engine cranking6me to movefuethorn thetankto t begins to run smoothly . Continue to engine . push the choke controlin small steps 1 . Sit on seat in operating position , allowing the engine to accept small depress clutch / brake pedal and set changes in speed and load , until the parking brake . choke control is fully in . If the engine 2 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) starts to run roughly , pull the choke position . controlout slightlyfor a few seconds 3 . Move attachment clutch to _ DISEN - and then continue to push the control GAGED " position . in slowly . This may require an engine 4 . Move throttle control to fast position warm - up period from several seconds 5 . Pull choke control out for a cold to several minutes , depending on the engine start attempt . For a warm temperature . engine start attempt the choke control • The attachments can be used during may not be needed . the engine warm - up pedod and may NOTE : Beforestarting , readthewarmand require the choke control be pulled out cd , d star'dngproceduresbelow . slightly . 6 . Insert key into ignition and turn key NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 clockwise to " START " position and feet ) or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) release key as soon as engine starts . the carburetor fuel mixture may need to Do not run starter continuouslyfor be adjusted for best engine performance . more than fifteen seconds per minute . See = TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the If the engine does not start aftercontrol Service and Adjustments section of this several attempts , push choke manual . in , wait a few minutes and try again . If engine still does not start , pull the choke control out and retry . WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and above ) 7 . When engine starts , slowly push choke controlin until the engine begins to run smoothly . If the engine starts to run roughly , pull the choke controlout slightlyfor a few rsecondsol and then continue to push the cont in slowly . • The attachments and ground drive can now be used . If the engine does not accept the load , restart the engine sanding allow it to warm up for one minute u the choke as descdbed above . 17
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MULCHING MOWlNGTIPS MOWlNGTIPS IMPORTANT : For best performance , • Mower should be propedy leveled for keep mower housing free of built - upgrass best mowing performance . See e ° TO and trash . Clean after each use . LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in th Service and Adjustments section of this • The special mulching blade will recur the grass clippings many times and manual . • The left hand side of mower should be reduce them in size so that as they fall onto the lawn they will disperse into the used for trimming . grass and not be noticed . Also , the • Drive so that clippi _ Js are adischargedve onto the area that has been cut . H mulched grass will biodegrade quickly to provide nutrientsfor the lawn . the cut area to the right of the machine . This will result in a more even distdbu - Always mulch with your highest engine ( blade ) speed as this will providethe tion of clippings and more uniform best recurringaction of the blades . cutting . • Avoid cuffing your lawn when it is wet . • When mowing large areas , start by Wet grass tends to form clumps and turning to the dght so that clippingswill interferes with the mulching action . The discharge away from shrubs , fences , best time to mow your lawn is the early driveways , etc . After one or two afternoon . At this time the grass has rounds , dried and the newly cut area willnot be mow in the opposite direction making left hand turns until finished exposed to the direct sun . • For best results , adjust the mower • If grass is extremely tall , it should be mowed twice to reduce load and cutting height so that the mower cuts off only the top one - third of the grass possible fire hazard from dried clip - blades . For extremely heavy mulching , pings . Make first cut relatively high ; the reduce your width of cut on each pass second to the desired height . and mow slowly . • Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet • Certain types of grass and grassarea grass will plug mower and leavess conditions may require that an be undesirable clumps . Allow gra to dry mulched a second time to completely before mowing . hide the clippings . When doing a • Always operate engine at full throttle second cut , mow across or perpendicu - when mowing to assure better mowing lar to the firstcut path . performance and proper discharge of • Change your cutting pattern from eweekk material . Regulate ground speed by to week . Mow north to south one we selecting a low enough gear to give thes then change to east to west the next mower the best cutting performance a week . This will belp prevent matting well as the quality of cut desired . and graining of the lawn . • When operating attachments , select a ground speed that will suit the terrain and give best performance of the Max 1 / 3 attachment being used , 18
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MAINTENANCESCHEDULE _ e _ _ AS yOU _ PLE _ E _ _ REGULAR SERVICE c _ . _ T . _ . m , . v ' ! t / Ch _ Opemto { Pr _ eno _ and v ' iv " I sham _ ReptMa _ o * = Blade . 1 / 4 u _ o . c . = , vt V ' R c _ . ea _ , y a _ T _ iral8 V * I / Check Tra _ axke C _ Ex _ @ M just Blade Belt ( s ) Tension AdjustMOtion C ( ive Belt ( s ) T _ _ c _ EngirC _ _ _ el if ' t / G Inspect MufflerlSpark A _ ' ester Replace Air Filter PaPer Ca _ id ge ( t / = Red , ace Fuel Fi _ r I _ LUBRICATION CHART GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS - Spindle The warranty on this tractordoes not cover Zerk Zerk items that have been subjectedto operator abuse or negligence . To receive full value ( _ Front _ ) Wheel from the warranty , operator must maintain tractoras instructedin this manual . Bearing Bearing Zerk Zerk Some adjustmentswillneed to be made periodicallyto properlymaintain your tractor . @ All adjustmentsin the Sorv _ ceand Adjustmentssection of this manual should I be checked at least once each season . • Once a year you shouldreplace the spark plug , clean or replace air filter , andw Gearshift check blades and belts for wear . A ne " - - J ' - ~ - " Pivots spark plug and clean air filter assure 0 ) SAE 30 or 10w30 motor oil proper air - fuel mixture and help your ( _ General Purpose Grease engine run better and last longer . Refer to Maintenance " ENGINE " BEFORE EACH USE Section 1 . Check engine oil level . IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the 2 . Check brake operation . pivot points which have special nylon 3 . Check tire pressure . bearings . Viscous lubricantswill attractf 4 . Check operator presence and dust and dirt that willshorten the life o the intedock systems for proper operation . self - lubricatieg bearings . If you feel they 5 . Check for loose fasteners . must be lubricated , use only a dry , pow - dered graphite type lubricant sparingly . 19
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IMPORTANT : To ensure proper ase _ TRACTOR center hole in blade must align with Always observe safety roles when on mandrel assembly . performing any maintenarme . 4 . Reassemble hex belt , lock wash , BRAKE OPERATION fiat washer in exact order as sho If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet 5 . Tighten holt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . L stopping distance at high speed in torque ) . highest gear , then brake must be ad - IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is grade 8 treated . justed . ( See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in thes Service and Adjustments section of thi TrailingEdgeUp Mandrel , As manual ) . " BladeCenter _ ' _ TIRES FlatWasher _ : _ - _ l " i ' e • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires ( See " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " Lock _ , _ " _ _ . section of this manual ) . • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect control chemicals which can harm _ - - Hex Bolt ( Grade _ 8 * _ ) rubber . • A Grade8 heattreatedboltcanbe ida • Avoid stumps , stones , deep rots , sharp by sixlines on thebolt head . objects and other hazards that may cause tire damage . TO SHARPEN BLADE NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent NOTE : We do not recommend shaq flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant ing blade - but if you do , be sure the may be purchased from your local parts is balanced . dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry Care should be taken to keep the bl ; rot and corrosion . balanced . An unbalanced blade wil OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM cause excessive vibration and even Be sure that operator presence and damage to mower and engine . intedocksystems are working properly . If • The blade can be sharpened with your tractor does not function as de - or on a grindingwheel . Do not atl scribed below , repair the problem to sharpen while on the mower . immediately . • To check blade balance , you will a 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or • The engine should not start unless the clutch / brake pedal is fully depressedthe balancer . ( When using a cone bapl and attachment clutch control is in ancer , follow the instructions su disengaged position . with balancer . ) NOTE : Do not use a nail for balanc • When the engine is running , any Idade . The lobes of the center hole attempt by the operator to leave the seat without first setting the parking appear to be centered , but are not . brake should shut off the engine . • Slide blade on to an unthreaded I • When the engine is running and the of the steel bolt or pin and hold th attachment dutch is engaged , any or pin parallel with the ground . Ifa is balanced , it should remain in attempt by the operator to leave the seat should shut offthe engine . horizontal position . If either end c • The attachment clutch should never blade moves downward , sharpen operate unless the operator is in the heavy end until the blade is bolal seat . BLADE CARE For best results mower blades must be kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged blades . 5 / 8 " lade BLADE REMOVAL 1 . Raise mower to highest position to orPin - _ e ntJHol _ allow access to blades . 2 . Remove hex bolt , lock washer and fiat washer secudng blade . 3 . Install new or resharpened blade with trailing edge up towards deck as shown . 20
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BATTERY when used above 32 ° F . Check your engine oil level more frequently to avoid Your tractorhas a battery charging - system which is sufficientfor normal use . How possible engine damage from running low on oil . ever , periodic charging of the battery with Change the oil after every 50 hours of an automotive charger will extend its life . operation or at least once a year if the • Keep battery and terminals clean . tractor is not used for 50 hours in one • Keep battery boltstight . year . • Keep small vent holes open . Check the crankcase oil level before • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . starting the engine and after each eight NOTE : The originalequipment battery on ( 8 ) hours of operation , Tighten oil fill cap / your tractor is maintenance free . Do not dipstick securely each time you check the attempt to open or remove caps or covers . oil level . Adding or checking level of electrolyte is not necessary . TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS Determine temperature range expected before oil change . All oil must meet API Corrosion and dirt on the battery and service classification SF - SJ . terminals can cause the battery to " leak " • Be sure tractor is on level surface . power . • Oil willdrain more freely when warm . 1 . Remove terminal guard . • Catch oil in a suitable container . 2 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first 1 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful then RED battery cable and remove not to allow dirt to enter the engine battery from tractor . when changing oil . 3 . Rinse the battery with plain water and 2 . Remove cap from end of drain valve dry . and installthe drain tube onto the 4 . Clean terminals and battery cable fitting . ends with wire brush until bright . 3 . Unlock drain valve by pushinginward 5 . Coat terminals with grease or petro - slightly and turning counterclockwise . leum jelly . 4 . To open , pull out on the drain valve . 6 . Reinstall battery ( See " REPLACING 5 . After oil has drained completely , close BATTERY " in the SERVICE AND and lock the drain valve by pushing ADJUSTMENTS section of this inward and tuming clockwise until the manual ) . pin is in the locked positionas shown . V - BELTS 6 . Remove the drain tube and replacen Check V - belts for deterioration and wear the cap onto to the end of the drai after 100 hours of operation and replace valve . if necessary . The belts are not adjustable . 7 . Refill engine with oil through oil fill Replace belts if they begin to slip from dipsticktube . Pour slowly . Do not wear . overfill . For approximate capadty see TRANSAXLE COOLING = PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " Keep transaxle free from build - up of dirt section of this manual . and chaff which can restdct cooling . 8 . Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstickfor ENGINE checking level . Be sure dipstick cap is tightened securely for accurate LUBRICATION reading . Keep oil at " FULL " line on Only use high quality detergent oil rated dipstick . Oil DrainValve withAPI service classification SF - SJ . Select the oil's SAE viscositygrade according to your expected operating temperature . SAE VISCO _ y GRAOLS Locked I _ so - 1 position _ NOTE : Although multi - viscosityoils ( 5W30 . 10W30 etc . ) improve starting in Cap _ _ _ cold weather , these mutii - viscesity oils brain Tube will result in increased oil consumption 21
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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 stubborn dded gum fibers . Foam CLEAN AIR INTAKE / COOLING AREAS To insure proper cooling , make sure the Pre - Clean ' _ er _ grass screen , cooling fins , and other extemal surfaces of the engine are kept clean at all times . ENGINE OIL FILTER Every 100 hours of operation ( more often Replace the engine oil filter every season under extremely dusty , dirty conditions ) , or every other oil change if the tractor is remove the blower housing and other used more than 100 hours in one year . cooling shrouds . Clean the cooling fins MUFFLER and external surfaces as necessary . Make Inspect and replace corroded muffler and sure the cooling shrouds are reinstalled . spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could NOTE : Operating the engine with a create a fire hazard and / or damage . blocked grass screen , dirty or plugged SPARK PLUGS cooling fins , and / or cooling shrouds removed will cause engine damage due Replace spark plugs at the beginning 0of to overheating . each mowing season or after every 10 AIR FILTER hours of operation , whichever occurs first . Spark plug type and gap setting areIONS " Your engine will not run properly using a shown in = PRODUCT SPECIFICAT dirty air filter . Clean the foam pre - cleaner section of this manual . after every 25 hours of operation or every IN - LINE FUEL FILTER season . Service paper cartridge every The fuel filter should be replaced once 100 hours of operation or every season , whichever occurs first . each season . If fuel filter becomes Service air cleaner more often under clogged , obstructingfuel flow to carbure - tor , replacement is required . dusty conditions . 1 . Remove knobs and cover . 1 . With engine cool , remove filter and plug fuel line sections . TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER 2 . Place new fuel filter in positionin fuel 2 . Wash it in liquid detergent and water . line with arrow pointing towards 3 . Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . carburetor . 4 . Saturate it in engine oil . Wrap it in 3 . Be sure there are no fuel line leaks clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to and clamps are propedy positioned . remove excess oil . 4 . Immediately wipe up any spilled NOTE : If very dirty or damaged , replace gasoline . pre - cleaner . Clamp TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE Clamp 5 . Clean cartridge by tapping gently on fiat surface . If very dirty ordamaged , _ _ Filter replace cartridge . 6 . Reinstall precleaner cartridge , cover and secure with knobs . IMPORTANT : Petroleum solvents , such as kerosene , are not to be used to clean the cartridge . They may cause deteriora - tion of the cartridge . Do not oil cartridge . Do not use pressurized air to clean or dry cartridge . 22
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CLEANING We do not recommend using a garden hose to clean your tractor unless the • Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . electrical system , muffler , air filter and of all foreign matter . carburetorare covered to keep water out . • Keep finished surfaces and wheels free Water in engine can result in a shodened of all gasoline , oil , etc . engine life . • Protect painted surfaces with automo - tive type wax . , _ CAUTION : BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUSTMENTS : 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal fully and set parking brake . 2 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . 3 . Place attachment dutch in = DISENGAGED " position . 4 , Tum 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 wRh plug . TRACTOR 8 . Disconnectfront links from deck by removing retainer spdngs . TO REMOVE MOWER 9 . Raise lift lever to raise esuspensionr Mower will be easier to remove from the arms . Slide mower out from und dght side of tractor . tractor . 1 . Place attachment dutch in " DISEN - IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than GAGED " position . the mower deck is to be mounted on the 2 , Move attachment liRlever forward to tractor , remove the front links and hook lower mower to its lowest position . the clutch spdng Into square hole in 3 . Roll belt off engine pulley . frame . 4 . Remove small retainer spdng , and lift TO INSTALL MOWER clutch spdng off pulley bolt . 1 . Raise attachment lift lever to Rs 5 . Remove large retainer spdng , slide highest position . collar off and push housing guide out 2 . Slide mower under tractor with of bracket . discharge guard to dght side of tractor . 6 . Disconnect anti - swaybar from chassis 3 . Lower lift lever to its lowest position . bracket by removing retainer spring . 4 . Install mower in reverse order of 7 . Disconnect suspension arms from removal instructions . rear deck brackets by removing retainer spdngs . Small Retainer Spdng - " " * : " ; " ° ' _ - _ " SquareHole SuspensionArms Clutch Retainer Spdng Anti - Swa Front Link Collar Housing ( Both Sides ) Large Spring Bracket 23
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TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING Before making any necessary adj _ ments , check that both front links a Adjust the mower while tractor is parked equal in length . on level ground or driveway . Make sure If links are not equal in length , adjt tires are propedy inflated ( See = PRODUCT " one link to same length as other ulitl SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual ) . To lowerfront of mower loosen n if tires are over or undednflated , you will " on both front links an equal numbc not properly adjust your mower . turns . SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT When distance " D ° is liB " to 112 " k • Raise mower to its highest position . at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , against trunnion on both front link . , measure height from bottom edge of To raise front of mower , loosen nu mower to ground . Distance " A " on both from trunnion on both front links . sides of mower should be the same or Tighten nut " E " on both front links within 1 / 4 " of each other . equal number of turns . When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 112 " k • If adjustment is necessary , make adjustment on one side of mower only . at front than rear , tighten nut _ F " ag • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift trunnion on both front links . link adjustment nut on that side . Recheck side - to - side adjustment , • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift link adjustment nut on that side . Mandrel NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . o • o • Recheck measurements after adjusting . BottomEd - _ BottomEdge of Mowerto _ " _ F _ ' _ / _ - - _ of Mowerto BothFrontUnks Shouldbe EqualinLe AI _ , VGmundLine V J LA Suspension Arm Nut " F " _ Nut ' Lift Unk Adjustment Nut FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT Trunnion _ _ IMPORTANT : Deal ( . must be level side - to - Front Links side . If the following front - to - back adjust - ment is necessary , be sure to adjust both TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRr front links equally so mower will stay BELT level side - to - side . The mower blade drive belt may be To obtain the best cutting results , the replaced without tools . Park the tracl mower housing should be adjusted so level surface . Engage parking brake that the front is approximately 118 " to 1 / 2 " lower than the rear when the mower is in BELT REMOVAL - its highest position . 1 . Remove mower from tractor ( See Check adjustment on right side of tractor . REMOVE MOWER " inthis sectiol Measure distance " D " directly in front and this manual ) . behind the mandrel at bottom edge of 2 , Work belt off both mandrel pulley mower housing as shown . idler pulleys . 3 . Pull belt away from mower . 24
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BELT INSTALLATION - TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT 4 . Install new belt in reverse order of Park the tractor on level surface . Engagea removal . parkingbrake . For assistance , there is 5 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves belt installation guide decal on bottom side of leftfootrest . and inside all belt guides . 6 . Install mower in reverse order of 1 . Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE removal instructions . MOWER " in this sectionof this manual . ) Mandrel Idler Pulleys 2 . Remove belt from stationary idler and clutching idler . 3 . Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . Remove belt upwards from transaxle pulley by deflecting belt keepers . 4 . Pull belt toward front of tractorand remove downwards from around engine pulley . 5 . Install new belt by reversing above procedure , Enginey TO ADJUST BRAKE Pulle Your tractor is equipped with an adjust - able brake system which is mounted on C _ utching Idler the dght side of the transaxle . Iftractorrequires more than six ( 6 ) foot stoppingdistance at high speed in highest Stationar gear on a level dry concrete or paved Idler surface , then brake must be adjusted . Transaxle 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal and Pulley engage parking brake . 2 . Measure distance between brake operating arm and nut " A " on brake rod . 3 . If distance is other than 1 - 1 / 2 " , loosen jam nut and turn nut " A " until distance TRANSAXLE GEAR SHIFT LEVER becomes 1 - 1 / 2 " . Retighten jam nut NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT against nut " A ' . The tmnsaxle should be in neutral when 4 . Road test tractor for proper stopping distance as stated above . Readjust if the gear shill lever is in neutral ( N ) ( lock necessary . If stopping distance is still gate ) position . The adjustment is preset at greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest the factory ; however , if adjustment is gear , further maintenance is neces - needed , proceed as follows : sary , Contact a Sears or other 1 . Make sure transaxle is in neutral ( N ) . NOTE : When the tractor rear wheels move qualified service center . freely , the transaxle is in neutral . With parking Brake 2 . Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the " Engaged " dght rear wheel . 3 . Position the gear shiftlever in the Nut " A " neutral ( N ) position . 4 . Tighten ad ) ustment bolt securely . Jam Nut NOTE : If additional clearance is needed to get to adjustment bolt , move mower deck height to the lowest position . Operating Arm 25
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Gearshift Lever Neutral TO START ENGINEWlTH AWEAK Lock Gate BA'n'ERY A _ P - _ TION : Lead - aoldbatteriesgenerate explosiveg _ . Keep sparks , flameand smokingmaterialsaway from batteries . Always wear eye protectionwhen around batteries . Adjustment If yourbatteryistooweak tostarttheengine , it . . , Bolt shouldbe recharged . ( See " BATTERY " inthe MAINTENANCE _ of thismanual ) . TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGN - if " jumper cables " are used for emergency MENT starting , folow this procedure : If steering wheel crossbars are not IMPORTANT : Yourtractor is equipped with a hodzontal ( left to right ) when wheels are 12volt eagati _ groundedsystem . The other positioned straight foi _ vard , remove vehicalmustalsobe a 12voltnegative steedng wheel and reassemble per groundedsystem . Do not use yourtractor instructionsin the Assembly section of this battery to startothervehicles . manual . TO ATTACHJUMPER CABLES - FRONT WHEEL TOE - INICAMBER 1 . Connect each end of the RED cable to The front wheel tee - in and camber are not the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each adjustable on your tractor . If damage hasor battery , taking care not to short occurred to affect the front wheel toe - in against chassis . camber , contact a Sears or other qualified 2 . Connect one end of the BLACK cable service center . to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal of fully TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS charged battery . 1 . Block up axle securely . 3 . Connect the other end of the BLACK 2 . Remove axle cover , retaining ring and cable to good CHASSIS GROUND , washers to allow wheel removal ( oreart away from fuel tank and battery . wheel contains a square key - Do n TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE ORDER - lose ) . 1 . BLACK cable firstfrom chassis and 3 . Repair tire and reassemble . then from the fully charged battery . NOTE : On rear wheels only : align 2 . RED cable last from both batteries . grooves in rear wheel hub and axle . Insert square key . 4 . Replace washers and snap retaining Positive Terminal = Terminal dng securely in axle groove . 5 . Replace axle cover . NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent fiat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant may be purchased from your local parts dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . TO ADJUST CHOKE CONTROL ' Cables _ . Charged Washers Battery Retaining Ring _ . _ _ . _ Axle Cover _ , _ Square Key ( Rear Wheel Only ) 26
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REPLACING BATTERY TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB 1 . Raise hood . 4 _ CAUT ! ON : Do not short battery 2 . Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the terminals oy allowing a wrench or anys backside of the grill . other object to contact beth terminal at 3 . Replace bulb in holder and push bulb the same time . Before connecting battery , holder securely back into the hole in remove metal bracelets , wristwatch the backside of the grill . bands , rings , etc . 4 . Close hoed . Positive terminal must be connected first INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS to prevent sparking from accidental grounding . Loose or damaged wiring may cause your 1 . Lift seat pan to raised positionand tractorto run pondy , stoprunning , or open battery box door . preventit from star6ng . 2 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first • Check widng . See electrical wiring then RED battery cable and carefully diagram in the Repair Parts section . remove battery from tractor . TO REPLACE FUSE 3 . Install new battery with terminals in Replace with 20 amp automotive - type same position as old battery . plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located 4 . First connect RED battery cable to behind the dash . positive ( + ) terminal with hex bolt and keps nut as shown . Tighten securely . TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL 5 . Connect BLACK grounding cable to ASSEMBLY negative ( - ) terminal with remaining 1 . Raise hoed . hex belt and keps nut . Tighten 2 . Unsnap headlight wire connector . securely . 3 . Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hoed at 6 . Close battery box door . sides , tilt toward engine and lift off of tractor . 4 . To replace , reverse above procedure . Batter Box Door Keps Hex Connector Positive t _ Red ) uable NegaUve ( Black ) Cable 27
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ENGINE TO ADJUST CARBURETOR Maintenance , repair , orreplacementof Your carburetor is not adjustable , If your entssioncontroldevicesand systems , which engine does not operate propedy due to am beingdene at the customersexpense , suspected carburetor problems , take your may be performed by any non - roadengine tractor to an authorized service center for repairestablishmentor individual . Warranty repair and / or adjustment , repa _ mustbe performedby an autbedznd High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do engine manufacturer'sservice outfaL not adjust - damage may result . TO ADJUST THROTTLE CONTROL IMPORTANT : Never tamper withthe CABLE engine governor , which is factory set for The throttle control has been preset at the proper engine speed . Overspeeding the factory and adjustment should not be engine above the factory high speed necessary . Check adjustment as de - setting can be dangerous . If you thinkthe scribed below before loosening cable . If engine - governed high speed needs adjustment is necessary , proceed as adjusting , contacta Sears or otherqualified follows : set , ca center , , which has propor equip * 1 . With engine not running , move throttle ment and expedence to make any controllever to fast position . necessary adjustments . 2 . Check that swivel is against stop . If it is Sto not , loosen cable clamp screw and pull cable back until swivel is against stop . Tighten cable clamp screw securely . TO ADJUST CHOKE CONTROL The choke control has been preset at the factory and adjustment should not be necessary . Check adjustment as de - scribed below before loosening cable . If Swivel Clamp adjustment is necessary , proceed as Screw follows : 1 . With engine not running , move choke control ( located on dash panel ) to full choke position . 2 . Loosen knob and remove cover assembly from air cleaner . 3 . Choke should be closed . If it is not , loosen casing clamp screw and move choke cable until choke is completely closed . Tighten casing clamp screw securely . 4 . Replace air cleaner cover assembly and tighten knob . Claml : n _ , 28
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Also , experiance indicates that alcohol Immediately prepare your tractor for blended fuels ( called gasohol or using storage at the end of the season or if the ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture tractor will not be used for 30 days or which leads to separation and formation more . of acids dudng storage . Acidic gas can _ kCAUTION Never store the tractor with damage the fuel system of and engine gasoline in the tank inside a bu ding while in storage . where fumes may reach an open flame or 1 . Drain the fuel tank . spark . Allow the engine to cool before 2 . Start the engine and let itrun untilthe storing in any enclosure . fuel lines and carburetor are empty . TRACTOR • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner Remove mower from tractor for winter productsin the fuel tank or permanent damage may occur . storage . When mower is to be stored for • Use fresh fuel next season . a period of time , clean it thoroughly , NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable remove all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . Store altemative in minimizing the formation of in a clean , dry area . fuel gum deposits dudng storage . Add 1 . Clean entire tractor ( See " CLEANING " in the Maintenance section of this stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or storage container . Always followthe mix manual ) , ratio found on stabilizer container . Run 2 . Inspect and replace belts , if necessary engine at least 10 minutes after addingch ( See belt replacement instructions oinn stabilizer to allow the stabilizer to rea the Service and Adjustments secti the carburetor . Do not drain the gas tank of this manual ) . 3 . Lubdcate as shown in the Mainte - and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . ENGINEOIL nance section of this manual . 4 . Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace are securely fastened . Inspect moving with clean engine oil . ( See " ENGINE " in parts for damage , breakage and wear . the Maintenance section of this manual ) . Replace if necessary . CYLINDER ( S ) 5 . Touch up all rusted or chipped paint 1 . Remove spark plug ( s ) . surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . 2 . Pour one ounce of oil through spark BATTERY plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) . 3 . Turn ignition key to " START " position • Fully charge the battery for storage . for a few seconds to distributeoil . • After a pehed of time in storage , battery 4 . Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . may require recharging . • To help prevent corrosion and power OTHER leakage dudng long periods of storage , • Do not store gasoline from one season battery cables should be disconnected to another . and battery cleaned thoroughly ( seeI - • Replace your gasoline can if your can " TOCLEAN BATrERY AND TERM starts to rust . Rust and / or dirtin your NALS " in the Maintenance section of gasoline will cause problems . this manual ) . • If possible , store your tractor indoors • After cleaning , leave cables discon - and cover it to give protectionfrom dust nected and place cables where they and dirt . cannot come in contact with battery • Cover your tractor with a suitable terminals . protective cover that does not retainsticen - • If battery is removed from tractorfor moisture . Do not use plastic . oPland storage , do not store battery directly on cannot breathe which allows c concrete or damp surfaces . sation to form and willcause your tractorto rust . ENGINE IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while FUEL SYSTEM engine and exhaust areas are still warm . IMPORTANT : It is importantto prevent gum depesites from forming in essential fuel system parts such as carburetor , fuel hose , or tank dudng storage . 29
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TROUBLESHOOTCINHGART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Willnotstart 1 . Out offuel . 1 . Fill fuel tank . 2 . See " TO START ENGINE " 2 . Engine not " CHOKED " properl _ in Operation section . 3 . Wait several minutes 3 , Engine flooded . before attempting to start . 4 . Bad spark plug . 4 . Replace spark plug , 5 . Dirty air filter . 5 . Cleanlreplece air filter . 6 , Dirty fuel filter , 6 , Replace fuel filter . 7 Water infuel . 7 . Drain fuel tank and carburetor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 8 . Loose or damaged widng . 8 . Check all widng . 9 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 9 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service Adjustments section . 10 . Contact a Sears or other 10 . Engine valves out of adjustment . qualified service center . Hard to start 1 . Dirty air filter . 1 . Clean / replace air filter . 2 . Bed spark plug . 2 . Replace spark plug . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 . Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Dirty fuel filter . 4 . Replace fuel filter . 5 . Drain fuel tank and refill 5 . Stale or dirty fuel . with fresh gasoline . 6 . Check all wiring . 6 . Loose or damaged widng . 7 . Carburetor out of adjustment , 7 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service Adjustments section . 8 . Contact a Sears or other 8 . Engine valves out of adjustment , qualified service center . Englnewlll not 1 . Clutch / brake pedal not 1 , Depress clutch / brake tum over depressed . pedal . 2 . Attachment clutch is 2 . Disengage attachment clutch . engaged . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 , Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Blown fuse . 4 , Replace fuse . 5 . Corroded battery terminals . 5 , Clean battery terminals . 6 , Check all widng . 6 . Loose or damaged widng . 7 . Faulty ignition switch . 7 , Check / replace ignition switch . 8 , Check / replace solenoid or 8 . Faulty solenoid or starter . starter . 9 , Contact a Sears or other 9 . Faulty operator presence switch ( es ) . qualified service center , 1 . Weak or dead battery . 1 . Recharge or replace battery Engine clicks but will not start 2 . Corroded battery terminals . 2 , Clean battery terminals . 3 , Check all wiring . 3 . Loose or damaged widng . 4 , Check / replace solenoid or 4 . Faulty solenoid or starter . starter . 30
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Loss of power ! 1 . Cutting too much grass / too 1 . Set in = Higher Cut " position / fast , reduce speed , J2 , Throttle in = CHOKE " 2 . Adjust throttle control , position , 3 . Build - up of grass , leaves 3 . Clean underside of mower end trash under mower . housing , 4 . Dirty air filter . 4 . Clean / replace air filter . 5 . Low oil level / dirty oil 5 . Check oil level / change oil . 6 . Faulty spark plug . 6 . Clean and regap or change spark plug . 7 . Dirty fuel filter . 7 . Replace fuel filter . 8 . Stale or dirty fuel . 8 . Drain fuel tank and refill wifi " fresh gasoline . 9 , Water in fuel , 9 . Drain fuel tank and carbure - tor , refilltank withfresh 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 / fin _ 12 . Dirty / clogged muffler . 12 . Clean / replace muffler . 13 . Loose or damaged widng . 13 . Check all widng . 14 . Carburetor out of 14 . See " ToAdjust Carburetor " adjustment . in Service Adjustments section . 15 . Contact a Sears or other 15 . Engine valves out of adjustment . qualified service center . Excessive 1 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . vibration Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Bent blade mandrel . 2 . Replace blade mandrel . 3 , Looseldamaged part ( s ) , 3 . Tighten loose part ( s ) . Replace damaged parts . Engine contln ues 1 . Faulty operator - safety 1 . Check widng , switches and to run connections . If not presence controlsystem , when operator contact a Sears or other leaves seat with qualified service center . with attachment clutch engaged Poorcut - uneven 1 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade , Tighten blade belt . 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 , Replace blade mandrel , 5 . Clean around mandrels to 5 , Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of open vent holes . grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . 3t
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART - PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION i Mowerbladeswlll 1 , Obstruction in clutch 1 . Remove obstruction . not rotate mechanism , 2 . Worn / damaged mower 2 . Replace mower drive I ddve holt , 3 . Frozen idler pulley , 3 . Replace idler pulley , 4 . Frozen blade mandrel . 4 , Replace blade mandn 1 , Place throttle controlir Poor grass 1 Engine speed too slow . discharge = FAST " position . 2 . Shift to slower speed . 12 Travel speed too fast . i Wet grass . 3 . Allow grass to dry bef ¢ mowing • 4 . Level mower deck . _ . Mower deck not level . • Low / uneven tire air 5 . Check tires for proper pressure . pressure . 6 . Wom , bent or loose blade . 6 . Replace / sharpen blad Tighten blade bolt . 7 . Clean underside of mq 7 . Buildup of grass , eleavesr . and trash under mow housing . 8 . Replace mower ddve I _ . Mower ddve belt worn . • Blades improperly installed • 9 . Reinstall blades sharp down . 10 . Replace with blades li 10 . hoproper blades used . In this manual . 11 . Clean around mandreh 11 . Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of grass , open vent holes . leaves , and trash around mandrels . 1 . Switch is " OFF " . 1 . Turn switch " ON " . Headlight ( s ) not working 2 . Bulb ( s ) homed out . 2 . Replace bulb ( s ) . iif so equipped ) 3 . Faulty light switch . 3 . Chocldreplace light sw 4 . Loose or damaged wiring . 4 . Check wiring and conr 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 conne , charge 2 . tions . 3 . Faulty regulator 3 . Replace regulator . ( if so equipped ) . 4 . Faulty alternator . 4 . Replace alternator . 1 . Move throttlecontrol tc Engine " backfires " 1 . Engine throttle control not whentumlng set at " SLOW " position " SLOW " position andds for 30 seconds before to idle for 30 secon I engine " OFF " stopping engine . stopping engine . 32
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TRACTOR - M - ODENLUMBER917 . 272430 SCHEMATIC I , , o , _ ! " - : ' = + I / < > ' . _ I _ OLE _ O , o CLUTCH / BRAKE ( PEDAL UP ) IGNITION ( NOT OCCUPIED ) I = II _ , _ , i ' i . £ L / H ' o × ' , I 9 _ GROUNDING II _ o _ - - _ _ PLUG L _ 1 C1 _ ; _ ; ; , ' ; " _ GAP . . . . . . - - - - ( 2 PLUGS ONINES ) - I , _ FFUEL ' PNI _ CYL ENG _ * JE _ LINE I FUEL SHUT _ F i . . . . . i SOLENOID REGULATOR ( IF SO EQUIPPED ) I ALTE R NON - REMOVABLE HFJ _ DUGHTS CONNEC1 ] ONS REMOVABLE CONNEC11ONS IGNI'nON SWITCH WIRING INSULATED CLIPS NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR SERVICING OF UNIT , THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED TO PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRtNG . 33
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.272430 ELECTRICAL 22 26 25 34
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.272430 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 163465 Battery 12 VOLT 28 AMP 2 74760412 Bolt Hex Hd 1 / 4 - 20urK : X 3 / 4 8 166417 Case Battery 16 163664 Switch , Interlock Push - In 21 176688 Hamess Light Socket ( W / 4152j ) 24 4799 , / Cable Battery 25 146147 Cable Battery 26 175158 Fuse 27 73510400 Nut Kep _ Hex 114 - 20 Unc 28 4207J Cable Ground 29 121305 ) ( Switch Seat 30 175566 Switch Ign 33 140403 Key Molded CraOsman 40 178437 Harness Ign 41 71110408 Bolt BIk . Fin Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc x 1 / 2 42 131563 Cover Terminal 43 175141 Solenoid 45 122822X Ammeter Rectangular 15 Amp 52 141940 Protection Wire Loop NOIE : All component dimensions given in U . S , inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 35
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.272430 CHASSISAND ENCLOSURES 36
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TRACTORM - - ODELNUMBE9R17 . 272430 CHASSAISNDENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 174619 Chassis Assernbly 2 176554 Drav / oar 3 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 5 155272 Bumper Hcod / Dash 9 16 & 337XO13 Dash 10 STD533710 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 18 x 1 11 155927 panel , D _ h , LH . 13 172107X010 Panel , Dash , R , H . 14 17490608 Screw Tndrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 112 17 174330X612 Hood Assembly 18 126938X 3BumporHood132 25 19131312 Washer 1 x 13 / 16 x 12 Gauge 26 STD541437 Locknut , Hex , wilt1Insert 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 28 177403 GrilleJLensAsm 29 174332 ) ( 599 Lens , Laser 30 164919X612 Fend _ trest 31 139976 Bracket , Fender Supportx 37 17490508 Screw Tndrol 5 / 16 - 18 112 38 175710 Pivot Bracket AssemblyT 39 174714 Bracket Pivot Laser L 58 174930 Air Duct P / l _ B & S 60 STD533707 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 318 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 64 154788 Das _ LowerSTLT 74 STD541437 NutCrownlock 3 / 8 - 16UNC 114 158112 Keeper Belt Rear Lh $ 8 115 17060626 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1ol / 4 142 165867 Plate Reinforcement STLT 143 154966 Bracket Swaybar ChassisLT 144 175582 Bracket Pnt Footrest ST 145 156524 Rod PIVOtChassis / Hood 159 155123X428 Cuphetderwhd , 166 164863 Screw H Hi - Lo , # 13 - 16 x 3 / 4 206 170165 Boit Shoulder 5 / 16 ` 18 TT 207 17670508 ScrewTndrol 5 / 16 - 16 x 112 208 17670608 Screw Tndret 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 211 145212 Net Hexllange cLocktive 212 175143 Insert Lens Refle Laser - - 5479J Ptug Button NOTE : All componeot dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 37
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TRACTOR - M - ODELNUMBE9R17 . 272430 GROUNDDRIVE 57 - - ! 212 26 27 38
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TRACTOR - M - ODENLUMBE9R17 . 272430 GROUNDDRIVE KEY pART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 . . . . . . . . Transaxla ( See Breakdown ) 62 8 _ 83R Cover , Pedal Peedess206 - 545C 63 175410 Pulley , Engine16 - 71176764 Bolt , Hex 71 20 x 4 Grade 5 2 146682 Spring , Return , Brake 64 STDS51143 Washer 3 123666X Pultey , Transaxle 65 4 12000028 PJng , Retainer 66 154778 Keeper , Belt , Engine , Fool - Proof 5 t21520X Strap , Torque 70 134663 Guide , Mc _ ver Drive Bell , R . H . 6 17060512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 74 137057 Spacer , Axle5 / 8 165866 Rod Shk3erFendar STLT 76 121749X Washer 2 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga . 10 STD561210 Pin , Cotter 76 STDS81075 E - Ring 11 105701X Washer , Shift Plate 77 123583X Key , Square 2.0 x . 1645 / . G1865a 13 74550412 Bolt 1 / 4 - 26 UNF W / Ptach Gr . 8 76 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 518 x 16 14 10040400 Washer Lock HW Helical 79 STD580025 Key Woodruff 16 73800500 Nut Lock Hx W / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 80 145090 Arm , Shift 18 STD523710 Bolt Fin Hex 318 - 16UNC x 1 Gr 5 81 165592 Shaft Asnt Cross Tapered 650 20 19 STD541437 NUt 82 165711 Spdng , Torston32 21 106933X Knob 83 19171216 Washer 17 / x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 166231 Link Transaxle 22 130804 Rod , Brake 8485 24 STD541237 NUt 150360 Nut , Nylock 25 1C6888X Spring , Brake Rod 89 158391X428 Console , Shift , STLT 26 STD551037 Washer _ J 124346X Nut , Self - Thdlng , Wsh Hd 1 / 4 27 S _ ) 561210 Pin 96 STD624003 Retainer Spdng 1 " 28 175765 Rod , Parking Brake 112 19091210 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 10 Gauge 29 71673 Cap , Parking Brake 113 127285X Strap Torque 90 Degrees 30 169592 Bracket , Transaxle 116 72140608 Bolt Rdhd Sqneck 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 32 STD523107 Bo _ t 120 73900600 Nut Lock Fig , 3 / 8 - 16 34 175578 Shaft Assembly , Foot pedal 145 74490540 Bolt , Hex Rghd 5 / 16 - 18 Gr . 5 35 120183X Bearing , Nylon 150 175456 Spacer 2Retainer 36 STD551062 Washer 151 19133210 Washer 1313 x 2 x 10 Ga . 37 STD571810 ROlLPin 156 166002 Washer Srded 51161Dx 1.125 165589 Bracket Shift Mount 38 165936 PuLley , Composite , Flat 51589 39 74760648 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 1 165494 Hub Tapered Flange Shift U 40 175461 Spacer , Split 161 72140466 Bolt Rdhd Bqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr . 5 73680400 Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 26 Unc 41 175556 Keeper , Belt , Idler 61623 42 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13116 x 12 Ga , 1 74760416 Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 26Unc x I Gr 5 19091010 Washer 5 / 8 x . 281 x 10 Ga 47 127783 P _ lhey , Idler , V - Groove , Plastic 61645 48 154407 BelLcrankClutch Grad Dry Stl 1 165623 Bracket Pivot Lever 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 166 166880 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 50 STD523715 Bolt 168 165492 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 561 51 STD541437 Ntlt Crown Lock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 169 165580 Plate Fastening Lt 52 STD541431 NL6 CrowrbLock 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 170 173898 Keeper Bell Transaxle Gear 53 105716X Link , Clutch 197 169613 Nyllner Snap - In 55 105 " 709X Spring , ClUtch Returrt 198 169593 Washer Nyliner3 / 56 17060616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.0 2 ( _ 72110614 Bolt Carr . SH 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4 57 130801 V - Belt , Ground Ddve 212 145212 Nut Hex Fig . Lock 59 169691 Keeper , Bell , Center Span NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 61 17060612 Screw 318 - 16 x 3 / 4 inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 39
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TRACTOR - M - ODELNUMBE9R17 . 272430 STEERING 40
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272430 STEERING KEY PART NO , NO , DESCRIPTION 1 159944X428 Steedng Wheet 2 154427 Axle Assembly STMP Dropped STL 3 169840 Spindle Assembly , L H . 4 169839 Splr _ dteAssembly , 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 , Klipg , 9 3366R Be , ' = dn Stee ringColumn 10 175121 D _ ragUnk , 11 STD551137 Washe Lo _ k 13 136518 Spacer , Beadng , Axle 15 145212 Nut , Hexflange Lock 17 177876 Shaft Assembly , Steering 26 126847 ) ( BUShing , Link , Drag 28 19131416 Washer 13 / 32 x 718 x 16 Gauge 29 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 30 STD561210 Pin Cofter 32 130465 Rod , Tie 36 155099 BUshing , Steering 37 152927 Screw 38 159946X428 Insed , Steedng Wheel 39 19133812 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 - 3 / 3 x 12 Gauge 40 STD541537 Grlpco Nut 41 159945 Adaptor , Stee6ng Wheel 42 145054 ) ( 428 Boot , Steedng Shaft 43 121749X Washer 25132 x 1 - 114x 16 Gauge 44 153720 Extension Shaft Steering LR . LT 46 121232X Cap , Spingle 47 6855M Fitting , wGrease / 51 _ TD541431 NutLockHex Ir _ s , 5 / 16 - 18UNC 54 74760520 Bott Fin Hex 5 / 16 - 18 UNC x 1 - 1 / 4 63 _ TO523710 B _ lt , Fin Hex 3 / 3 - 16 UNC x 1Gr 5 65 160367 Spacer Axle 67 72140618 Bolt ROHD SQNK 3 / 8 - 16 x2 - 1 / 4 68 169827 Axle , Brace 71 175146 Steering Asm 62 169835 Bracket Susp Chassis Front 85 133835 Fastner Christmas Tree 88 175118 Bog ShoUtder 7 / 16 - 26 91 175553 Clip Steering NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 rnm 41
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TRACTOR - M - ODELNUMBE9R17 . 272430 ENGINE 31 29 OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester 42
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TRACTORM - - ODELNUMBE9R17 . 272430 ENGINE KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 170546 Control , Throt paddle 2 17720410 Screw , Hex Thd Cut 114 - 20 x 518 3 . . . . . . Euglne , B & S , ( See Breakdown ) No , 407777 - 0121 - E5 4 149723 Muffler Exhaust 5 159955 Exhaust Asm . Left 6 160589 Exhaust Asm . Right3 / 8 171877 Bolt 5 / 16 - 18unc x 4 W / Seres 10 1 _ 797 Heat Shield Lt 13 165391 GaSket , Muffer 14 148456 Tube Drain Oil Easy 16 STD551237 Washer Lock Ext Tooth 3 / 8 17 17490624 Screw Thdrst 3 / 8 - 16xl - 1 / 2 Tytt 23 169837 Sl _ eld , Bm / Dbr Guard 25 145996 ControlChoke 26 73920600 Nat Keps 318 - 24 Uht 29 137180 Arrestor , Spark 31 10 _ 02X Tank , Fuel 32 158990 Cap FuelGuage 33 123487X Clamp , Hose 37 137040 Line , Fuel 38 148315 Plug , Oil Drain Easyrol 44 17670412 Screw Hxwsh Thd 1 / 4 - 20 x 314 45 17000612 Screw Hex Wsh3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 46 19 ( _ 1416 Washer 9132 x 7 / 8 x 16 Ga 62 10040500 Washer Lock Hlcl 5 / 16 72 71070512 Screw Hx Hd Cap 5 / 16 - 18 x 314 81 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Starter Nut NOTE : All component dimensions given In U + S , inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.272430 SEATASSEMBLY 6 22 21 KEY PART KEY PART NO , NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 140123 Seat 3350 BIWblkCraftsman 13 121248X Bushing Snap BIk Ny150 Id 2 140551 Bracket Pnt pivot Seat ( blk ) 14 72050412 Bolt Rdhd Sht Nk 1 / 4 - 20x1 - 1 / 2 3 71110616 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16unc X 1 15 134300 Spacer Split 28 X 96 Zincnt 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 X 3 / 4 X 10 Ga 16 121250X Spdng Cprsn 1 27 BIk P 5 145006 Clip Push In Hinged 17 123976 ) ( Nut Lock 114Lge Fig Gr 5 Zinc 6 STD541437 Nut Hex Lock w / Ins 318 - 16 Unc 21 171852 Bolt Shculder 5116 - 18 Unc - 2A 7 124181X Spring Seat Cprsn 2 250 BIk Zi 22 S ] O541431 Nut Hex Lock wllns 5 / 16 - 18 8 17000616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1,5 SMGML 24 19171912 Washer 17132 X 1 - 3 / 16 X 12 Ga , 9 19131614 Washer 13132 X 1 X 14 Ga 25 127018X Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 X 62 16 174894 Pan Pnt Seat ( bIk ) 11 166369 Knob Seat NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 12 121246X Bracket Pnt Mounting Swttch inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 44
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TRACTOR - M - ODELNUMBE9R17 . 272430 DECALS 8 7 7 19 13 I 15 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 156439 13 146046 Decal , V - Belt Dr Sch Tractor Decal , Fender Danger Sears 2 165407 15 160396 Decal , Mower Drive Schematic Decal , Engine , 3 177356 Decal , Hood R . H . 19 138047 Decal , Battery Diehard Seam 4 177357 Decal , Hood , LH . 2O 172331 Decal , Deck Sears 5 177355 Decal , Hood Side 22 149516 Decal , Bageryandle 6 133644 Decal Mal _ enance 138311 Decal , tJRH 7 177284 Decal , Lower Dash 166800 ) ( 428 Pad Footrest LH STLT 8 174321 165799 ) ( 428 Pad Footrest RH STLT Decal , Rplcmnt , 9 163204 Decal , Fender Cratlsrr _ n GOld 177459 Owner's M anual , English 11 156368 Decal , Fender STLT Oder Inst E / S 177460 Owner's Manual , Spanish KEY PART WHEELS AND TIRES NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 V _ ve Cap , Tire 2 65139 Stem , Valve 3 106222X Tire , Fro _ t 4 59904 Tude , Front Tire t - _ . . . _ . . . . . _ ( Not Provided , Sendee Item Only ) 5 106732X427 Rim , Front 6 2781 " 1 Fitting , Grebe ( FrontWheel Only ) 7 9 ( _ 0H Beadng , Flange ( Front Wheel Only ) 8 106108X427 Rim , Rear 9 122082 ) ( Tire , Rear 10 7152J Tube , RearTlre ( Not ProVided , Service Item Only ) 11 104757X428 Cap , Axle NOTE : All component dlmensions given in U . S . inches 1 Inch = 25A mm 45
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.272430 LIFTASSEMBLY 7 5 37 38 40 2O 2O 15 46
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.272430 LIFTASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159460 Lift Lever inner Wire Assembly 2 189471 Shaft Assembly , LiR 3 105767X Pin , Groove 4 12000002 E - RJug 5 19211621 Washer 21132 x 1 x 21 Gauge 6 120183X Bearing , Nylon 7 125631X Grip , Handle , Fluted 8 122365 _ Button , Plunger , Red 11 139865 LInk _ Lh't , LH . 12 139866 Link , Lift , R . H . 13 S ] 0624008 Retainer Spdng 15 173288 Link , Front 16 733508C0 Nut , Hex , Jam 1 / 2 - 13 UNC 17 130171 Trunnion 18 73800800 Nut Lock w / Wsh 1 / 2 - 13 UNC 19 139868 Arm , Suspension , Rear 20 163552 Retainer Spdng 31 169855 Bearing , Pvt , Lift 32 73540600 Nut , Crownlock 318 - 24 36 155097 Pointer Hght . Ind 37 123935 ) ( Plug Hole BIk 38 17060516 Screw 8 / 16 - 18 x 1 40 19112410 Washer 11 / 32 x 1 - 112 x 10 Ga 41 155098 Indication HghL NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 47
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272430 MOWERDECK 40 3 _ 145 106 JO _ 102 103 105 lOZ " ; ' 48
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272430 MOWERDECK KEY pART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 165892 Mower Deck Assembly , 42 " 92 STD541437 Nut 2 S ' 105 . 33107 Bod 101 136420 Mulcher Cover 3 138017 Bracket Assembly , Sway Bar , t ( _ 71081010 Screw Pan HD Phltiip 10 - 24 x 5 / 8 Fro _ 103 19061216 Washer # 10 4 165460 BracketSwayBar38 / 42 " Deck 104 STD551110 Washer , Lock 5 S ] O6240 ( _ RetainerSpdng 105 160793 Latch Assembly , Bagger 6 130832 Arm , Suspension , Rear 106 2029J Nut , Weld 6 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 111 155197 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel L . H . 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 112 155198 Bracket , Gauge , WheelR . H , 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 113 17060514 Sc _ = w 5116 - 18 11 134149 Blade , Mulching 114 S ' 10541431 Nut , Hex , Keps 5116 - 18UNC 13 137645 Shaft Asseml _ y , Mandrel , Vented 115 72110504 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 UNC x 1 / 2 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 115 4898H Bolt , Shoulder 15 11C485X Beadng , Ball , Mandrel 117 165746 Wheel , Gauge 16 174493 Stripper , MowerOeck 118 73930600 Nut , Ceetedock3 / 9 = 16 18 72140505 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 51B 119 STD551037 Washer 3 / 9 x 7 / 8 x 14 Gauge 19 132627 Bolt , Shoulder 121 143723 Bracket 20 159770 Baffle , Vodex 129 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga . 21 STD541431 NutCrownlockS / 16 - 18UNC 130 BTD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 22 134753 Stiffener Bracket Gr . 5 23 131267 Bracket , Deflector 131 STD533710 Bolt , Rdhd Sqnk318 - 16UNCx 1 24 105304X Cap , Sleeve 142 165890 Arm Spring Brake Mower 25 123713X Spsng , Torsion , Deflector 143 157109 Bracket Arm Idler 42 " 26 110452 . X Nut , Push 144 158634 KeeperBelt42 " ClutshCable 27 130968X428 Shield , Deflector 145 165988 Pulley Idler Flat 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32xS / 8x16Ga . 146 171977 BoltCarrlageldler 29 131491 Red , Hinge 147 131335 Spsng IExtensiondler 30 157722 Screw TndroIWasher Head 148 169022 Spring Ret _ n 31 129963 Washer , Sp _ : er 149 165898 Retalr _ erSpring Yellow Zinc 32 153535 Pulley , Mandret 150 19091216 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 33 137266 Nut , Toplock , Flanged 151 169670 Bracket Clutch42 34 STD533717 Bolt 152 169676 Cable Clutch ffl 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat 153 169674 Washer Flat 318 " Type B 37 STD551037 Washer 13 / 32 x 13116 x 16 154 169675 Spring Retainer Gauge 155 169671 Spring ReterdioqlLever 40 STD541437 NutCrownlock3 / 8 - 16UNC 156 189672 Spacer 44 140088 GUard , MandreI , L . H . 157 169669 RodClutchex 45 STD624003 Retainer 158 17720410 Screw H Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 46 137729 Screw , Thd . Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 159 STD533717 Bolt Rdhd Sqn 3 / 8 - 16Unc x 1 - 3 / 4 48 133944 Washer , Hardened 130794 Mandrel Assembly ( Includes Key 49 174284 Roller Assembly , Cam Follower Numbers 8 - 10 , 13 - 15 , 31 and 32 ) 50 131340 Bolt , Shoulder # 10 - 24 Grade 5 - - 169583 Mower Deck , Complete ( Standard 51 STD541410 Locknut Deck , OrderSeparatelyMulcher 52 139888 Bolt , Sheulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC Plate and Gauge Wheel 53 131845 Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake Components , Key Nos . 101o106 54 133943 Washer , Hardened and111 - 121 ) 55 155046 Arm , Idler NOTE : Ati component dimensions given in U . S . 56 165723 Spacer , Retainer inches 1 inch = 25.4 turn 59 141043 Guard , TUV Idlar 67 149846 Knob Cuetom Oval 68 144959 V - Belt 49
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272430 PEERLESSTRANSAXLE - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 545C 13 50
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272430 PEERLESSTRANSAXLE - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 545C KEY pART KEY PART NO . NO , DESCRIPTION NO . NO , DESCRIPTION Transaxle Cover 39 786026 Dowel Pin 1 772147 Needle Beahng 5 / 8 " 40 792076A FlatWasher 2 780086A Transaxle Case , 312 ID x . 059W 3 770128 Countershaft 41A 790079 Brake Lever 4 776395 5 776409 Output Shaft 42 792073A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 6 778364 Spur Gear ( 38 teeth ) 42A 792085A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 2 1 / 4 " Spar Gear ( 15 teeth ) 43 792075 Lccknut 5 / 16 - 24 6A 778369 Spur Gear ( 11 teeth ) 44 790025 Brake Pad Holder 7 778330 Shift Key 45 786066 Spacer . 2625 x 1.0 8 7 _ 180 Woodruff Key # 9 46 786086 Brake Lever Bracket 8A 792047 Shift Cc6ar 47 774690 Axle ( 11 - 15 116 " Long ) 9 784352 Shift Rod & Fork 48 774691 Axle ( 16 - 1 / 2 " long ) 10 784378 Bevel Gear ( 30 teeth ) 49 778356 Spur Gear ( 29 teeth ) 11 779334 12 778309 Input Bevel Pinion ( 13 teeth ) 50 778338 Spur Gear ( 27 teeth ) Bevel Gear ( 13 taeth ) 51 778354 Spur Gear ( 23 teeth ) 13 778368 ( Inaiude . 14 ) 52 778352 Spar Gear ( 19 teeth ) Bevel Pinion ( 13 teeth ) 53 778350 Spur Gear ( 16 teeth ) 14 778368 ( Include . 13 ) 54 778346 Spar Gear ( 15 teeth ) 15 778370 Ring Gear ( 43 teeth ) 56 778355 Spur Gear ( 11 teeth ) Drive Pin 57 778337 Spur Gear ( 13 teeth ) 17 786188 18 786102 Spacer 1,130 X . 695 58 778383 Spur Gear ( 17 teeth ) Ball 5116 " dLa 59 778351 Spur Gear ( 21 teeth ) 20 792077A Set Screw 318 - 16 x 3 / 8 " 60 778349 Spur Gear ( 24 teeth ) 21 792078 22 792079 Sphng , 310 GD x . 625 L 61 778345 Spar Gear ( 25 teeth ) Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 65 780189 FlatWasher 25 792073A Screw 1 / 4 = 20 x 1 - 318 " , 563 ID x . 062W 25A 792177 Retaining Ring ( pkg of 2 ) 66 776422 input Shaft 26 792125 Retaining RLng 67 776396 Shifter & Brake Shaft 27 792035 Retaining Ring 6g 792170 RetainingRing 28 788040 Thrust Washer 70 786187 Spacer . 890 29 780072 . 627 ID x . 031W 71 788069 Square Cet Ring ThruetWasher 71B 788092 " G " Ring 29A 780160 , 762 ID x , 031W 76 780090 FlatWasher ThrustWasher 1.129 ID x , 058W 29B 780051 . 762 ID x , 031W 77 788078A Inverted Retaining Ring Ang - RetetLonWasher , 632 79 792144 Sphng , 430 OD x . 5000 L 29C 780199 CupWasher 82 778333 Bevel & Spur Gear ( 39 & 13 30 780108 1.127 ID x . 032W teeth ) Flat Washer . 750 IO x , 056W 83 778338 Spur Gear ( 27 teeth ) 31 780001 ( Use As Needed ) 85 792154 Oil Fill Plug FlatWasher 87 788089A Oil Seal 9 / 16 " 31A 780195 . 750 ID x . 062W 150 788093A Liquid Gasket RTV Silicone Oil Seal 5 / 8 " 157 788088A Oil Seal 3 14 " 32 788083 34 780194 Bushing . 563 180 73 ( _ 29A tGearOilSOWgOMST Flangad Bushing 5 / 8 " ID 900 794712 Replacerneu 35 780193 35A 780197 Flanged Bushing . 751 206 - 545C Transaxle 36 790075 Brake Diskd Brake Pa Plate NOTE : A ! l component d _ menaions given In U . S . 37 790007 Brake Pad ( pkg of 2 ) inches 1 inch = 28.4 mm 38 799021 51
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TRACTO - RMODELNUMBE9R17 . 272430 BRIGG & SSTRA'I'rOENNGINE - MONDUEML BE4R0777T7 , YPENUMBE0R121 - E5 g2gl to 11 ! * 211 N I _ 51A _ 287 _ 447A _ 4J 1017 _ 51 _ . _ _ - - 1035 _ 250 _ 15 " 1027 _ " 53 _ 691 _ 75O 4 I 1058 GWNER'S MANUAL I 865B _ ] 1036 EMISSIONS LABEL I _ 7A _ 52
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TRACTO - RMODELNUMBE9R17 . 272430 BRIGG & SSTRA " I'rOENNGINE - MONDUEML BE4R0777T7Y , PENUMBE0R121 - E5 30 _ 30 1023 1022 13 337 211 _ t023A _ - . _ ! _ " _ 2o0 _ t _ _ 505 @ _ L . _ I _ 212 TO INSTALL . SEE REPAIR 918 [ _ 620 163 _ 418 _ _ 1 _ 8.1 ^ _ - Q L lO0 _ I _ , _ 13o 00 . 01k _ _ - - _ - - _ . _ " 137 616 0 _ _ , . _ , _ ii _ - _ _ _ _ SlA _ 1 j ' _ - _ " _ " _ " _ 002 _ 31A _ 1 _ 105 t . . . . 276 @ t04 _ 404A _ w 11,12 - 6 / _ I . . . . @ t03 ' _ ' 633 _ 00t _ _ _ 1124 _ ! 0 087 _ 1123 ¢ _ 137 _ 160 _ 1127 1 _ " t077 CARBURETOR GASKET SET 117 • 270 O 01A _ , 3,0 o _ 2 _ 1 _ o _ 00 , _ 1123 _ 1124 _ 0330 53
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TRACTO - RMODENLUMBE9Rt7 . 272430 BRIGG & SSTRAI " rOENNGINE - MONDUEML BE4R0777T7Y , PE NUMBER0121 - E5 74y 1005 _ _ 789 _ 332 _ 41 _ J . , _ , _ 877 197 729 _ 851 _ _ r358 GASKET SET 30 206 7 _ 51 _ t63 _ 276 _ _ 51A _ 8.8 _ r 842 _ 691 _ 88 _ 524 _ 10 697 54
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TRACTORM - ODELNUMBE9R17 . 272430 BRIGG & SSTRATTOENNGINE - MONDUELMBE4R0777T7 , YPENUMBE0R121 - E5 KEY PART KEY PART NO , NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 121 499811 Carburetor Overhaul Kit 1 690231 Cylinder Assembly 122 690952 Spacer - Carburetor 2 499585 Bushleg - Cygnder 125 499804 Carburetor 3 391086 • Seal - On 130 690993 Valve - Throttle 4 690069 Sumtp - Engine 131 499805 Throttle Shaft Kit 5 499587 Head - Cylinder No . 1 133 499806 Float - Carburetor 5A 499596 Head - Cyltoder No . 2 136 499803 Fuel Transfer Tube 7 690962 . + Gasket - Cylinder Head 137 690994 _ 1 _ Gasket - Float Bowl 8 499601 Breather Assembly 141 499807 Choke Shaft Kit 9 690937 • Gasket - Breather 142 499805 _ Nozzta - Carburetor 10 690960 Screw ( Breather Ass _ ) 11 690942 Tube - Breather 146 94388 Key - Timing 12 690945 • Gasket - Crankcase 150 690995 O _ Gasket - Nozzleenoid 160 690996 Retainer - Sol 13 690360 Screw ( Cylinder Head ) 163 691001 • Gasket - Air Cleaner 15 690946 Plug - Oil Grain 16 691046 Crankshaft 187 691050 Llee - Fuel ( Cut to Required Length ) 20 690947 • Seal - Oil PTO Side 187A 691049 Line - Fuel 22 690308 Screw Engine Sump ) 188 690960 Screw Control Bracket ) 23 691053 Flywheel 192 690083 Aduster - Rocker Arm 24 222698 Key - eFlywheelmbly 25 499588 Piston Ass Std . 197 690960 Screw ( Back Plate ) 209 691018 Sprtag - Govemor 499589 Piston Assembly ( . 010 O . S . ) 211 691019 Sprtog - Governed Idle 499590 Piston Assembly ( . 020 O . S . ) 212 691020 Link - Throttle 499591 Piston Assembly ( . 030 O . S . ) 213 691021 Bracket - Choke Control 26 499604 Ring Set - Piston Sld . 216 691022 Ltak - Choke 499605 Ring Set - Piston ( . 010 O . S . ) 219 394346 Gear - Governor 499606 Ring Set - Piston 1.020 O . S , / 220 690412 Washer ( Governor Lever ) 499607 Ring Set - Piston . 03Q O . S , 222 691023 Bracket - Control 27 690975 Look - Piston Pin 227 691048 Control Lever - Governor 28 499582 Pin - Piston 231 690716 Screw ( Choke VaNe ) 29 499583 Rod - Connecting 240 691035 Figer - Fuel 32 690976 Screw ( Connecting Rod ) 250 690957 Retainer - Breather 33 499596 Va [ ve - Exheust 252 690956 Element - Breather 34 499597 Valve - tatake 265 691024 Clamp - Casing 36 690963 S pring - Vatve Intake ) 267 695134 Screw ( Casing Clamp ) 36 690963 Spring - Valve Exhaus ) 40 690964 Retainer - Valve 276 690997 . O . 1 : Sealing Washer 278 690097 Washer ( Gov . Control Lever ) 42 499586 Keeper - Valve 287 690960 Screw Dipstick Tube ) 45 690977 Valve Tapppet 46 690978 Cam Shaft 304 691004 Hous ng - Elower 48 693893 Short Block 305 691005 Screw ( Blower Housing ) 309 691262 Motor - Starter 50 690945 Maolfold - lntake 310 691263 Bolt - Starter Motor 51 90949 . _ + Gasket - Intake 311 497606 Brush Set 51A 690950 . O _ Gasket - Intake 53 690951 Stud ( Carburetor ) 332 691069 Nut ( Flywheel ) 54 690953 Screw ( Intake Manifold ) 333 691060 Armature - Magneto 334 691061 Screw _ Magneto Armature ) 73 691055 Screen - Rotating 337 691043 Spark Plug 74 691057 Screw ( Rotating Screen ) 358 499889 Gasket Set 75 691056 Washer ( Flywheel ) 363 691062 Flywheel Puller 89 690283 Plug - Oil 95 690718 Screw ( Throttle Valve ) Included in Engine Gasket Set , Ref , No . 98 499802 Idle Speed Kit 358 104 690984 O Pie - Float Hingeeedle 105 690985 _ Valve - Ftaat N Inbluded In Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Ref . No . 121 108 690986 Valve - Choke Included In Carburetor Gasket Set , Ref . 117 690232 O Jet - Main ( Standard ) NO . 977 690989 Jet - Maid ( High Altitude ) + tocluded In Valve Overhadl Kit , Ref . NO . 1033 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 Inch = 25,4 mm 55
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TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 917.272430 BRIGGS & STRATTONENGINE - MODELNUMBER407777 , TYPE NUMBER0121 - E5 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 383 690966 Wrench - Spark Plug 855 691011 Adapter - Air 385 690960 Screw ( Fuel Pump ) 865 691012 Cover - Air Guide 387 808656 Pump - Fuel 865A 691014 Cover - Air Guide 404 690442 Washer ( Governor Crank ) 865B 691015 Cover - Air Guide 418 690999 Plate - Cover 868 690968 . + Seet - Vetve 445 499486 Fllter . Air Cleaner Cartridge 871 690969 Bushing - CGoldeonnector / 447 691063 Screw ( Att Guide Cover ) 877 399916 Alternator Wire 447A 690960 Screw ( Air Guide Cover 883 690970 . + Gasket - Exhaust 462 691261 Washer Starter Cable 914 690960 Screw ( Rocker Cover ) 467 691008 Knob - Air Cleaner 918 694000 Hose - Vacuum 474 691064 Alternator 929 691003 Screw ( Choke Control 501 691185 Regulator Bracket ) 505 691029 Not ( Gov . Control Lever ) 934 691058 Screw ( Fan Retainer ) 510 497606 Drive - Starter 943 690589 • O - Ring Seal ( Oti Pump Cover ) 513 692024 Cletch - Ddve 947 499809 Solenoid - Fuel 523 691036 Dipstick 965 499613 Oil Pump eCoverr 524 691032 • Dlpstlek Tube Seal 967 273638 Filfer - Pre - Clean 525 691037 Dipstick Tube 968 499788 Cover - Air Cleaner 526 690960 Screw ( Regulator ) 975 499810 Bowl - Float 544 - - - - - - Armature - Starter ( Service 977 499812 Gasket Set - Carburetor with 691262 Starter Motor ) 987 691000 O _ Seal - Throttle Shaft 552 690552 Bushfeg - Governor Crank 1005 691243 Fan - nFlywheel 552A 690553 Bushing - Governor Crank 1006 691247 Retainer - Fa 562 690311 Bolt ( Gov . Control Lever ) 1013 690954 NIpp4e - Oil Filter 573 691009 Plate - Back 1017 690770 Oil Pump Screen 579 691029 Not Starter Cable ) 1019 690103 Label Kit 601 691038 Camp - Hose 1022 690971 . + Gasket - RockerCover 615 690317 Retainer - Governor Shaft 1023 499599 Cover - Rocker CyI . No . 1 ) 616 691045 Crank - Governor 1023A 499600 Cover - Rocker Cyl . No . 2 ) 628 690960 Screw ( Fuel Pump Bracket ) 1024 499054 Pump - Oil 633 690998 O _ Seet - Choke Shaft 1026 690981 Rod - Push Steel ) 635 66538 Boot - Sperk Plug 1026A 690982 Rod - Push Aumnum 654 690958 Not ( Carburetor ) 1027 492932 Filter - OilAm _ 668 691215 Spacer 1029 690972 Rocker 672 690234 _ D _ Gasket - Carburetor Plate 1033 499890 Valve Overhaul Kit 691 690657 • Governor Shaft Seal 1035 691042 Shaft - Pumps 697 690372 Screw ( Ddve Cap ) 1036 695104 Emission Label 703 691010 Clip 1051 691265 Ring - Retaininganual 718 690959 PIn - Loca6ng 1058 274277 Owner's M 726 499612 Gear - Ring 1090 691293 Retainer - Brush 729 694123 WtteClip 1100 690973 Rocker Arm Pivot 741 690980 Gear - Timing 1119 691183 Screw ( Alternator ) 742 690328 E - Ring Retainer 1123 690987 _ : t - O - Ring Seal ( Solenoid 750 691033 Screw ( Oil Pump Cover ) Retainer ) 783 693058 Gear - Pinion 1124 690988 _ O - Ring Seal - Fuel Transfer 788 691039 Fuet Pum Bracket rTubeew 789 695050 Hamess - _ iring 1126 690991 Sc ( Fuel Transfer Tube 797 693167 Screw ( Brush Retaleer 1127 690992 Screw ( Float Bowt ) 798 690967 Screw ( Rocker Arm 1128 690990 O Screw ( Carburetor Nozzle ) 801 691283 Cap - Drive 1169 690990 Screw ( Carburetor Cover 802 691286 Cap - End Plate ) 803 - - - - Hc _ Jslng ( Service with - - - 445777 - 0027 - E2 Replacement En ine 691262 Starter Motor ) RPM Settings : Low Speed : 1900 - 2180 842 691031 • Dipstick / Tube Seal High Speed : 3000 - 3200 847 499602 Dipstick / Tube Assembly 851 691234 Ter mleaI - Sparkplug Included In Engine Gasket Set , Ref . No , 356 O Included In Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Ref , No . 121 Included In Carburetor Gasket Set , Ref . No . 977 + Included in Valve Overhaul Kit , Ref . No . 1033 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 Inch = 25.4 mm 56
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL , NOT ACROSS HILL greater than 15 ° ) , never across the face . Make turns gradu - A Operate your Tractor up and down the face of slopes ( not ally to prevent tipping or loss of control , Exercise extreme ca _ ng direction on Mopes .
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16176138 Switch, interlock push-in
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21175688 Light socket
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25146147 Cable battery
26STD391020 Fuse
27STD541425 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
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29121305X Seat switch
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45122822X Ammeter
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1417490608 Screw
142175702 Plate . reinforcement
143186689 Bracket swaybar chassis
144175582 Bracket footrest step-thru
145409167 Rod pivot chassis/hood
159155123X428 Cupholder stltl black
166189747 Screw hwhd. hi-lo #13-16 x 3/4
17185682X612 Hood assembly
18532126938 Bumper hood
2176554 Drawbar, stretch
206170165 Shoulder bolt
20717670508 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
20817670608 Screw thdrol 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
211145212 Hex nut
212175143 Lens insert
2519131312 Washer
26STD541437 Locknut, hex, with insert 3/8-16 unc
28177403 Lens grill
29174332X599 Grill lens
317000612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
30192812X612 Fend/ftrest
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3717490508 Screw
38175710 Pivot bracket assembly, lh. mower, rear
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113127285X Strap
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120409148 Nut lock flg. 3/8-16
1374550412 Bolt
14STD551125 Washer lock hvy helical
14574490540 Hex flange bolt
150175456 Spacer . retainer
15119133210 Washer
156166002 Serrated washer
158165589 Shift
159183900 Hub tapered flange shift lt
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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
16516523 Bracket pivot lever
166166880 Screw 5/16 - 18 x 5/8 tt yellow
168165492 Bolt . shoulder
169165580 Plate . fastener
170178394 Keeper belt transaxle gear
18STD523710 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16unc x 1 gr 5
19STD541437 Nut
197169613 Snap nyliner
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212145212 Hex nut
22130804 Rod , brake
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25106888X Spring rod
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28175765 Rod . brake
2971673 Plunger cap
3123666X Pulley
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32STD523107 Bolt
34175578 Shaft assembly, foot pedal nibbed
35120183X Bearing
36STD551062 Washer
37STD571810 Roll pin
38165936 Flat pulley
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4219131312 Washer
47139245 Pulley, idler, v-groove, plastic
48154407 Cl bellcrank
49123205X Retainer
5121520X Strap, pnt torque 30 degree blk
50STD523715 Bolt
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53105710X Link
55105709X Spring
5617000616 Screw 3/18-16 x 1.0
57138255 V-belt, ground drive
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76STD581075 E-ring
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11STD551137 Washer, lock
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15145212 Hex nut
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2195673 Axle assembly stmp dropped stl
26126847X Bushing
2819131416 Washer
2917000612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
3169840 Left Spindle assembly left hand
30STD561210 Pin cotter
32192757 Rod, tie
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37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38159946X428 S insert . cap
3919133812 Washer, 25/32 x 1-1/4 x 16 guage
4169839 Spindle assembly right hand
40STD541537 Gripco nut
41159945 Adapter
42145054X428 Steering boot
43121749X Washer
44153721 Extension shaft steering lr.lt
46121232X Cap
476855M Zerk grease fitting
56266H Thrust bearing use 1 or 2 as required
51STD541431 Nut lock hex w/ins. 5/16-18 unc
54STD523112 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/4
6121748X Washer
63STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr 5
65160367 Spacer bracket
6772110618 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 x 2-1/4
68169827 Axle brace
719272016 Washer
71175146 Steering
812000029 Ring
82199978 Bracket susp chassis front
85133835 Fastener
88175118 Bolt . shoulder
93366R Bearing
91175553 Steering clip
05479J Plug
0177460 Owner's manual, spanish
0177459 Owners manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1170546X428 Control, throt paddle
10146629 Heat shield lt
13273485 Gasket, muffler
14148456 Plug drain oil easy drain
16STD551237 Washer lock ext tooth 3/8
1717060624 Screw thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
217720408 Screw, hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8
23169837 Shield thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
25145996 Control
2673920600 Nut
29137180 Kit spark arrester (flat screen)
3N/P Engine, b and s, (see breakdown) no. 407777-012...
31109202X Fuel tank
32140527 Cap fuel gauge
33123487X Clamp hose
37137040 Fuel line
38181654 Plug, oil drain easy
4149723 Muffler, assembly, twin lo-tone
4417670412 Screw, hex washer head, thread, roll. 1/4-20 x 3/4
4517000612 Screw
4619091416 Washer
5159955 Tube manifold
6160589 Tube manifold
62STD551131 Washer lock hlcl 5/16
72192334 Screw
8171877 Bolt 5/16-18 unc x 1-3/4 with sems
81STD541425 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 starter nut
05479J Plug
0177460 Owner's manual, spanish
0177459 Owners manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1401043 Seat 3350 blk/blk craftsman
10195530 Pan pnt seat (blk)
11166369 Adjustment knob . seat
12121246X Bracket
13121248X Bushing
1472050412 Bolt, rdhd sht nk 1/4 - 20 x 1 - 1/2
15134300 Spacer
16121250X Spring
1773680400 Nut lock 1/4 lge flg gr 5 zinc
2140551 Bracket pivot
21171852 Bolt
22STD541431 Nut hex lock w/ins 5/16-18
2419171912 Washer
25127018X Bolt
371110616 Fin . hex bolt
419131610 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 40 (96012001102)
5145006 Clip push-in hinged (96012001102)
6STD541437 Nut hex lock w/ins 3/8-16 unc
7124181X Spring
817000616 Head bolt
919131612 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 ga
05479J Plug
0177460 Owner's manual, spanish
0177459 Owners manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
11156368 Decal, fender stlt oper inst english/spanish
13146046 Decal, v-belt, drive, schematic
15160396 Decal v-belt schematic 42" eng
19138047 Decal, battery, dirhard, sears
2273852 Decal, engine
20172331 Decal mower srs heavy duty 12 ga
22149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
3177356 Decal, hood, r.h.
4177357 Decal, hood, l.h.
5177355 Decal, hood side
6133644 Decal maintance customer sears domestic
7177284 Lower Decal, lower dash
8174321 Decal, rplcmnt
9163204 Decal, fender, craftsman gold
05479J Plug
0177460 Owner's manual, spanish
0177459 Owners manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
159192 Valve cap
107152J Tube
11104757X428 Hub . axle cap
265139 Valve stem
3122073X Tire, front
459904 Tube
5106732X624 Rim, front
6278H Fitting
79040H Flange bearing
8106108X624 Rim, rear
9125833X Tire, rear
05479J Plug
0177460 Owner's manual, spanish
0177459 Owners manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1159460 Wire assembly inner/spring with plunger lt
11151141 Link, lift,l.h.
12151140 Link, lift, r.h.
13STD624008 Retainer spring
15173288 Link front susp.
16STD541250 Nut, hex, jam 1/2-13 unc
17175689 Trunnion
1873680800 Nut lock w/wsh 1/2-13 unc
19139868 Arm suspension
2159471 Assembly line shaft
20163552 Clip, hairpin (standard hardware-purchase locally)
3105767X Pin
31169865 Bearing . pivot
3273540600 Crownlock nut
36155097 Pointer, pnt height indicator
37123935X Hole plug
3817060516 Screw 5/16-18 x 3/4 smgml tap/r
4STD581062 E-ring
4019112410 Washer
41155098 Scale indicator height
519211621 Washer
6120183X Bearing
7125631X Grip
8125925X Button, plunger, red
1176027 Mower deck assembly, 42"
10140296 Washer
1015479J Plug
101177460 Owner's manual, spanish
101177459 Owners manual
101169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
101184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
101184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
101138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
101130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
101198383 Mulch plate
10271081010 Screw
10319061216 Washer
104STD551110 Washer, lock
105160793 Assembly b latch
1062029J Nut weld .327/.304 no. 10-24
11134149 Blade
111181040 Bracket, gauge, wheel l.h.
112181040 Bracket, gauge, wheel r.h.
11317060514 Screw tapping 5/16-18 unc
114STD541431 Nut, hex, keps 5/16-18 unc
115872110504 Bolt, carriage 5/16 unc x 1/2
1164898H Shoulder bolt
117165746 Gauge wheel
11873930600 Locknut
119STD551037 Washer 3/8 x 7/8 x 14 gauge
121143723 Bracket
12919131312 Washer
13137646 Shaft assembly, mandrel, vented
130STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
131STD533710 Bolt, rdhd sqnk 3/8-16unc x 1
14128774 Housing
142165890 Arm spring b
143157109 Idler bracket
144158634 Keeper belt
145173437 Pulley idler flat
146171977 Carriage bolt
147131335 Spring
148169022 Spring idler
149165898 Retainer spring yellow zinc
15110485X Bearing
150STD551025 Washer 9/32 x 3/4 x 16 ga.
151169670 Clutch bracket
152175067 Cable clutch 42 in
153169674 Flat washer
154169675 Spring retainer
155169671 Spring retention lvr clutch cable
156169672 Spacer
157169669 Clutch rod
15817720408 Screw hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8
159STD533717 Bolt rdhd sqn 3/8-16unc x 1-3/4
16174493 Stripper
18STD533106 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
19132827 Bolt shoulder
2STD533107 Bolt
20159770 Vortex baffle
21STD541431 Nut crownlock 5/16-18 unc
22177563 Stiffener bracket
23177563 Bracket, deflector
24105304X Cap
25123713X Spring
26110452X Push nut
27130968 Shield, deflector
2819111016 Washer
29131491 Rod , hinge
3138017 Bracket
30173984 Screw thdrol washer head
31187690 Washer, spacer
32173436 Pulley, mandrel
33139729 Nut, toplock, flanged
34STD533717 Bolt
36173438 Pulley, idler, flat
37STD551037 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 gauge
4165460 Sway bracket
40STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
44140088 Guard
45STD624003 Retainer
46137729 Screw
48133944 Washer
49174284 Cam roller
5STD624008 Retainer spring
50131340 Bolt
51STD541410 Locknut
52139888 Bolt
53184907 Arm assembly, pad, brake
54178515 Washer, hardened
55155046 Arm idler 42" mower lt/yt
56165723 Spacer . retainer
59141043 Guard
6130832 Arm, suspension, rear
67149846 Knob, deluxe 1/2-13
68144959 Belt
8850857 Bolt blade
9STD551137 Washer, lock
92STD541437 Nut
1772147 Cover
10784378 Shift rod and fork
11778334 Bevel gear (30 teeth)
12778309 Input bevel pinion (13 teeth)
13778368 Gear
14778368 Gear
15778370 Ring gear
150788093A Sealer
157788088A Oil seal 3/4"
17786188 Drive pin
18786102 Spacer
180730229B Gear oil 80w90
2780086A Needle bearing
20792077A Ball
21792078 Screw
22792079 Spring
25792073A Screw
25A792177 Screw 1/4-20 x 1-3/8"
26792125 Retaining ring
27STD582062 Retaining ring
28STD582056 Retaining ring
29780072 Washer
29A780160 Washer
29B780051 Washer
29C780199 Washer
3770128A Transaxle case
30780108 Washer
31780001 Washer
31A780195 Washer
32788083 Oil seal 5/8"
34780194 Bushing
35780193 Bushing
35A780197 Bushing
36790075 Brake, disc
37790007 Plate
38799021 Brake pads
39786026 Dowel pin 5/16" x 3/4"
4776395 Countershaft
40792076A Washer
41A790079 Lever brake
42792073A Screw
42A792085A Screw
43STD541431 Locknut 5/16-24
44790025 Holder, brake pad
45786066 Spacer
46786086 Bracket
47774690 Axle
48774691 Axle
49778356 Spur gear
5776409 Output shaft
50778338 Spur gear (27 teeth)
51778354 Spur gear (23 teeth)
52778352 Spur gear
53778350 Spur gear (16 teeth)
54778346 Spur gear
56778355 Spur gear (11 teeth)
57778337 Spur gear
58778353 Spur gear
59778351 Spur gear (21 teeth)
6778364 Spur gear
60778349 Spur gear
61778345 Spur gear
65780189 Washer
66776422 Input shaft
67776396 Brake shaft
69792170 Retaining ring
6A778369 Spur gear
7778330 Spur gear
70786187 Spacer
71788069 Seal
71B788092 Ooo ring
76780090 Washer
77788078A Retaining ring
79792144 Spring
8792180A Shift key
82778333 Bevel and spur gear (30 and 13 teeth)
83778338 Spur gear (27 teeth)
85792154 Plug
87788089A Oil seal 9/16"
8ASTD580025 Woodruff key #9
9784352 Collar
900794691 Replacement mst-206 -545c transaxle