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Owner's Manual ICRI FTSMAWI 20.0 HP ELECTRIC START 42 " MOWER AUTOMATIC LAWN TRACTOR Model No . 917.272440 • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Repair Parts CAUTION : For answers to your questions about this product , Call : Read and follow all Safety 1 - 800 - 659 - 5917 Rules and Instructions before Sears Craftsman Help Line operating this equipment , 5 am - 5 pm , Mon - Sat Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , II 60179 Visit our Craftsman website : www . sears . com / craftsman
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Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Warran . t . y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Parts Ordering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover LIMITED TWO YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT PARTS For two ( 2 ) years from the date of purchase , if this Craftsman Riding Equipment is maintained , lubricated and tuned up according to the instructions in the owner's manual , Sears will repair or replace , free of charge , any parts found to be defective in material or workmanship . Warranty service is available free of charge by returning your Craftsman riding equipment to your nearest Sears Service Center . In - home warranty service is available but a trip charge will apply . This warranty applies only while this product is in the United States . This Warranty does not cover : • Expendable items which become worn during normal use , such as blades , spark plugs , air cleaners , belts and oil filters . • Tire replacement or repair caused by punctures from outside objects , such as nails , thorns , stumps , or glass . • Repairs necessary because of operator abuse , including but not limited to , damage caused by towing objects beyond the capability of the riding equipment , impacting objects that bend the frame or crankshaft , or over speeding the engine . • Repairs necessary because of operator negligence , including but not limited to , electrical and mechanical damage caused by improper storage , failure to use the proper grade and amount of engine oil , failure to keep the deck clear of flammable debris , or the failure to maintain the equipment according to the instructions con - tained 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 riding equipment proves defective in material or workmanship and our testing determines the battery will not hold a charge , Sears will replace the battery at no charge . Warranty service is available free of charge by returning your Craftsman riding equipment to your nearest Sears Service Center . In - home warranty service is available but a trip charge will apply . This warranty applies only while this product is in the United States . TO LOCATE THE NEAREST SEARS SERVICE CENTER OR TO SCHEDULE IN - HOME WARRANTY SERVICE , SIMPLY CONTACT SEARS AT 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME This Warranty gives you specific legal dghts , and you may also have other rights which may vary from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , D / 817 WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 2
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IMPORTANT : This cutting machine is capable of amputating hands and feet and throwing objects . Failure to observe the following safety instructions could result in serious injury or death . I . GENERAL OPERATION 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 machine before starting . result in severe inury or death . All uslopesp • Only allow responsible adults , who are requ re extra caut on . fyou cannot back familiar with the instructions , to operate the slope or if you feel uneasy on it , do not mow it . the machine . DO : • Clear the area of objects such as recks , toys , wire , etc . , which could be • Mow up and down slopes , not across . picked up and thrown by the blade . • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree • Be sure the area is clear of other limbs , etc . people before mowing . Stop machine Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . if anyone enters the area . Uneven terrain could overturn the • Never carry passengers . machine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - Use slow speed . Choose a low gear lutely necessary . Always look down so that you will not have to stop or shift and behind before and while backing . while on the slope . • Be aware of the mower discharge Follow the manufacturer's recommen - direction and do not point it at anyone . dations for wheel weights or counter - Do not operate the mower without weights to improve stability . either the entire grass catcher or the Use extra care with grass catchers or guard in place . other attachments . These can change • Slow down before turning . the stability of the machine . • Never leave a running machine Keep all movement on the slopes slow unattended . Always turn off blades , set and gradual . Do not make sudden parking brake , stop engine , and changes in speed or direction . remove keys before dismounting . Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If • Turn off blades when not mowing . tires lose traction , disengage the • Stop engine before removing grass blades and proceed slowly straight catcher or unclogging chute . down the slope . • Mow only in daylight or good artificial DO NOT : light . • Do not turn on slopes unless neces - • Do not operate the machine while sary , and then , turn slowly and gradu - under the influence of alcohol or drugs . ally downhill , if possible . • Watch for traffic when operating near or • Donotmowneardrep - offs , ditches , or crossing roadways . embankments . The mower could • Use extra care when loading or suddenly turn over if a wheel is over unloading the machine into a trailer or the edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge truck . caves in . • Data indicates that operators , age 60 • Do not mow on wet grass . Reduced years and above , are involved in a traction could cause sliding . large percentage of riding mower - • Do not try to stabilize the machine by related injuries . These operators putting your foot on the ground . should evaluate their ability to operate • Do not use grass catcher on steep the riding mower safely enough to slopes . protect themselves and others from serious injury . 3
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III . CHILDREN • Never run a machine inside a closed Tragic accidents can occur if the operator area . is not alert to the presence of children . • Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade Children are often attracted to the attachment bolts , tight and keep machine and the mowing activity . Never equipment in good condition . assume that children will remain where • Never tamper with safety devices . you last saw them . Check their proper operation regularly . • Keep children out of the mowing areaher • Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or and under the watchful care of anot other debris build - up . Clean oil or fuel responsible adult . spillage . Allow machine to cool before • Be alert and turn machine off if children storing . enter the area . • Stop and inspect the equipment if you • Before and when backing , look behind strike an object . Repair , if necessary , and down for small children . before restarting . • Never carry children . They may fall off • Never make adjustments or repairs and be seriously injured or interfere with the engine running . with safe machine operation . • Grass catcher components are subject • Never allow children to operate the to wear , damage , and deterioration , machine . which could expose moving parts or • Use extra care when approaching blind allow objects to be thrown . Frequently corners , shrubs , trees , or other objects check components and replace with that may obscure vision . manufacturer's recommended parts , IV . SERVICE when necessary . • Mower blades are sharp and can cut . • Use extra care in handling gasoline Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and and other fuels . They are flammable use extra caution when servicing them . and vapors are explosive . • Check brake operation frequently . - Use only an approved container . Adjust and service as required . - Never remove gas cap or add fuel with the engine running . Allow engine to cool before refueling . Do not smoke . - Never refuel the machine indoors . - Never store the machine or fuel container inside where there is an open flame , such as a water heater . • Be sure the area is clear of other • Be alert and turn machine off if children people before mowing . Stop machine if enter the area . anyone enters the area . • Before and when backing , look behind • Never carry passengers or children and down for small children . even with the blades off . • Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - not across . lutely necessary . Always look down • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree and behind before and while backing . limbs , etc . • Never carry children . They may fall off • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . and be seriously injured or interfere Uneven terrain could overturn the with safe machine operation . machine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . • Keep children out of the mowing areaher and under the watchful care of anot responsible adult . 4
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• Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so _ k CAUTION : Towonly the attachments that you will not have to stop or shift that are recommended by and rcomplyer while on the slope . with specificationsof the manufactu of • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If your tractor . Use common sense when tires lose traction , disengage the towing . Operate only at the lowest blades and proceed slowly straight possible speed when on a slope . Too down the slope . heavy of a load , while on a slope , is • If machine stops while going uphill , dangerous . Tires can lose traction with disengage blades , shift into reverse the ground and cause you to lose control and back down slowly . of your tractor . • Do not turn on slopes unless neces - sary , and then , turn slowly and gradu - _ WARNING : Engine exhaust , some of ally downhill , Lfpossible . its constituents , and certain vehicle components contain or emit chemicalsuse _ Look for this symbol to point out known to the State of California to ca importantsafety precautions . It meansUR cancer and birth defects or other repro - CAUTION ! ! ! BECOMEALERT ! ! ! YO ductive harm . SAFETY IS INVOLVED . , _ WARNING : Battery posts , terminals CAUTION : In order to prevent and related accessories contain lead and accidental starting when setting up , lead compounds , chemicals known to the transporting , adjusting or making repairs , State of CatLforniato cause cancer and always disconnect spark plug wire and birth defects or other reproductive harm . place wire where it cannot contact spark Wash hands after handling . plug . _ b CAUTION : Do not coast down a hill in neutral , you may lose control of the tractor . 5
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REPAIR AGREEMENT PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS A Repair Agreement is available on this GASOLINE 1.25 GALLONS product . Contact your nearest Sears CAPACITY UNLEADED store for details . ANDTYPE : REGULAR CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES OILTYPE SAE 30 • Read and observe the safety rules . API - SF - SJ ) : ( ABOVE 32 ° F ) • Follow a regular schedule in maintain - SAE 5W - 30 ing , caring for and using your tractor . ( BELOW 32 ° F ) • Follow the instructions under = Mainte - OIL CAPACITY : 4.0 PINTS nance " and " Storage " sections of this owner's manual . _ PARK PLUG : CHAMPION GAP : , 040 " ) RC12YC _ II , WARNING : This tractor is equipped GROUND FORWARD : 5.5 with an internal combustion engine and should not be used on or near any SPEED ( MPH ) : REVERSE : 2.4 unimproved forest - covered , brush - TIRE FRONT : 14 PSI covered or grass - covered land unless the PRESSURE : REAR : 10 PSi engine's exhaust system is equipped with CHARGING 16AMPS @ 3600 RPM a spark arrester meeting applicable local SYSTEM : or state laws ( if any ) . if a spark arrester is used , it should be maintained in effective BATTERY : AMP / HR : 28 working order by the operator . MIN . CCA : 230 In the state of California the above is CASE SIZE : U 1R required by law ( Section 4442 of the BLADE BOLT 27 - 35 FT . LBS California Public Resources Code ) . TORQUE : Other states may have similar laws . Federal laws apply on federal lands . A CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase spark arrester for the muffler is available of a new tractor . It has been designed , through your nearest Sears service engineered and manufactured to give center ( See REPAIR PARTS section of you the best possible dependability and this manual ) . performance . Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy , please contact a Sears or other qualified service center . We have competent , well - trained techni - cians and the proper tools to service or repair this tractor . Please read and retain this manual . The instructionswill enable you to assemble and maintainyour tractor properly . Always observe the " SAFETY RULES " .
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Steering Wheel Steering Extension Wheel Adapter © Shaft Steering . . . . . . . _ - . j t teering Sleeve 1 ) Locknut 5 / 16 - 18 ( t ) Hex Bolt Steering 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 Wheel Insert washerck © ( 1 ) Lo 3 / 8 ( 1 ) Hex - Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 1 / 4 ' , 1 ) Large Flat Washer ( 1 ) Washer - 17 / 32 x 1 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge K _ ( 1 ) Knob For Future Use Video Cassette Keys Slope Sheet ( 2 ) Keys
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Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely . Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness . TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY 8 . Remove protective materials from tractor hood and grill . A socket wrench set will make assembly IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any easier . Standard wrench sizes you need staples in skid that may puncture tires are listed below . where tractor is to roll off skid . ( 1 ) 9 / 16 " wrench ( 1 ) Pliers ( 2 ) 112 " wrench ( 1 ) Utility knife _ _ _ , . . 1 _ - SteeringInsert Wheel ( 1 ) Tire pressure gauge When right or left hand is mentioned in _ Hex Bolt LockWasher this manual , it means when you are in the D i operating position ( seated behind the LargeFlat Washer steering wheel ) . Steering TO REMOVETRACTOR FROM Wheel _ _ CARTON UNPACK CARTON 1 . Remove all accessible loose parts and parts cartons from carton . 2 . Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on all four comers of carton , and lay panels fiat . 3 . Check for any additional loose parts or cartons and remove . BEFORE REMOVINGTRACTOR FROM SKID ATTACH STEERING WHEEL ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND BOOT 1 . Slide extension shaft onto lower HOWTO SET UPYOURTRACTOR steering shaft . Align mounting holes in extension and lower shafts and CHECK BATTERY install 5 / 16 hex bolt and Iocknut . 1 . Lift seat pan to raised positionand Tighten securely . open battery box door . 2 . Place tabs of steering boot over tab NOTE : Ifthis battery is put into service slots in dash and push down to after month and year indicated on label secure . ( label located between terminals ) charge INSTALL STEERING WHEEL battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 amps . ( See " BATTERY " in Maintenance 3 . Position front wheels of the tractor so section of this manual for charging they are pointing straight forward . instructions ) . 4 . Remove steering wheel adapter from steering wheel and slide adapter onto Seat steering shaft extension . 5 . Position steering wheel so cross bars Battery box are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide inside boot and onto adapter . 6 . Assemble large fiat washer , 3 / 8 lock Terminal washer , 3 / 8 hex bolt and tighten securely . 7 . Snap steering wheel insert into center of steering wheel . 8
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INSTALL SEAT TO ROLLTRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Adjust seat before tightening adjustment Operation section for location and knob . function of controls ) 1 . Remove adjustment knob and fiat 1 . Press lift lever plunger and raise washer securing seat to cardboard attachment lift lever to its highest packing and set aside for assembly of position . seat to tractor . 2 . Release parking brake by depressing 2 . Pivot seat upward and remove from clutch / brake pedal . the cardboard packing . Remove the 3 . Place freewheel control in freewheel - cardboard packing and discard . ing position to disengage transmis - 3 . Place seat on seat pan so head of sion ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in the shoulder bolt is positioned over large Operation section of this manua ] ) . slotted hole in pan . 4 . Roll tractor forward off skid . 4 . Push down on seat to engage 5 . Remove banding holding deflector shoulder bolt in slot and pull seat shield up against tractor . towards rear of tractor . 5 . Pivot seat and pan forward and TO DRIVETRACTOR OFF SKID ( See assemble adjustment knob and fiat Operation section for location and washer loosely . Do not tighten , function of controls ) 6 . Lower seat into operating position and _ kWARNING : Before starting , read , sitin seat . understand and follow all instructions in 7 . Slide seat until a comfortable position the Operation section of this manual . Be is reached which allows you to press sure tractor is in a well - ventilated area . Be clutch / brake pedal all the way down . sure the area in front of tractor is clear of 8 , Get off seat without moving its other people and objects . adjusted position . 1 . Be sure all the above assembly steps 9 , Raise seat and tighten adjustment have been completed . knob securely . 2 . Check engine oil level and fill fuel tank with gasoline . Seat 3 . Place freewheel control in " transmis - sion engaged " position . 4 . Sit on seat in operating position , depress clutch / brake pedal and set the parking brake . 5 . Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . Bolt 6 . Press lift lever plunger and raise attachment lift lever to its highest position . 7 . Start the engine . After engine has started , move throttle controlto idle Flat Washer position . 8 . Release parking brake . 9 . Slowly move the motion control lever forward and slowly drive tractor off skid . 10 . Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking brake and place motion controllever in neutral position . 11 . Turn ignition key to " OFF " position . NOTE : You may now roll or drive your Continue with the instructionsthat follow . tractor off the skid . Follow the appropriate instructionbelow to remove the tractor from the skid .
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CHECKTIRPERESSURE TO CONVERT TO BAGGING OR DISCHARGING Thetiresonyourtractowrareoverinflated atthefactorfyorshippinpgurposes . Simply remove mulcher plate and store in Correctitrepressuriseimportafnort best a safe place . Your mower is now ready for cutting performance . discharging or installation of optional • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in grass catcher accessory . " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section NOTE : It is not necessary to changee - of this manual . blades . The mulcher blades are d signed for discharging and bagging also . CHECK DECK LEVELNESS l / CHECKLIST For best cutting results , mower housing should be properly leveled . See " TO BEFOREYOU OPERATE AND ENJOY LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the YOUR NEW TRACTOR , WE WISH TO Service and Adjustments section of this ASSU RE THAT YOU RECEIVE THE BEST manual . PERFORMANCE AND SATISFACTION CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF FROM THIS QUALITY PRODUCT . ALL BELTS PLEASE REVIEWTHE FOLLOWING See the figures that are shown for CHECKLIST : replacing motion and mower blade drive # ' All assembly instructions have been belts in the Service and Adjustments completed . section of this manual . Verify that the • / No remaining loose parts in carton . belts are routed correctly . , / Battery is properly prepared and CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . After you learn how to operate your / Seat is adjusted comfortably and tractor , check to see that the brake is tightened securely . properlyadjusted . See " TO ADJUST , / All tires are properly inflated . ( For BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments shipping purposes , the tires were section of this manual . overinflated at the factory ) . , / Be sure mower deck is properly leveled INSTALL MULCHER PLATE side - to - side / frent - to - rear for best cutting ( If previously removed ) results . ( Tires must be properly inflated 1 . Raise and hold deflector shield in for leveling ) . J Check mower and drive belts . Be sure upright position . 2 . Place front of mulcher plate over front they are routed properly around pulleys of mower deck opening and slide into and inside all belt keepers . place , as shown . , , / Check wiring . See that all connections 3 . Hook front latch into hole on front of are still secure and wires are properly mower deck . clamped . 4 . Hook rear latch into hole on back of , / Before driving tractor , be sure free - mower deck . wheel control is in drive position . • I , CAUTION : Do not remove deflector WHILE LEARNING HOWTO USE YOUR shield from mower . Raise and hold shield TRACTOR , PAY EXTRA ATTENTION TO when attaching mulcher plate and allow it THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT ITEMS : to rest on plate while in operation . , / Engine oil is at proper level . , / Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , D fi " / _ J _ / Mulcher regular unleaded gasoline . e ector " Plate / Become familiar with all controls - their location and function . Operate them before you start the engine . , / Be sure brake system is in safe operating condition . 4 " It is importantto purge the transmission before operating your tractor for the first time . Follow proper starting and transmission purging instructions ( See " TO START ENGINE " and " PURGE TRANSMISSION " in the Operation 10 section of this manual ) .
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Thesseymbomlsay appear on your tractor or in literature suppliedwith the product . Learn and understand their meaning . BAI - rE RY CAUTION OR REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW WARNING ( , I ENGINE ON ENGINE OFF OIL PRESSURE LIGHTS ON OVER TEMP LIGHT ! i ' . , i , @ 0 0 FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWERLI _ LOCKED _ t _ ' = R N H L ATTACHMENT REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW PARKING BRAKE CLUTCHENGAGED _ } _ ( _ ATTACHMENT KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZ . t _ DS IGNITION CLUTCH DISENGAGED ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) FREE WHEEL DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( Automatic Models only ) 11
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KNOWYOURTRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRACTOR Compare the illustrationswith your tractor to familiarize yourselfwith the locationsof various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . Light Switch Attachment Ignitionh Clutch Lever Switc Ammeter . - " . : - _ _ _ - " . - ' " Lever Choke Control Plunger Lift Lever Clutch / Brake Pedal Height , Adjustment Indicator FraeWheel Control g Brake Lever MoUon Lever Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . AMMETER - Indicates charging ( + ) or FREEWHEEL CONTROL - Disengages discharging ( - ) of battery . transmission for pushing or slowly towing ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER - Used the tractor with the engine off . to engage the mower blades , or other IGNITION SWITCH - Used for starting and attachments mounted to your tractor , stopping the engine . ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER - Used to LIFT LEVER PLUNGER - Used to release raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck attachment lift lever when changing its or other attachments mounted to your position . tractor . LIGHT SWITCH - Turns the headlights on and off . CHOKE CONTROL - Used when starting PARKING BRAKE LEVER - Locks clutch / a cold engine . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL - Used for brake pedal into the brake position . THROTTLE CONTROL - Used to control declutchingand braking the tractor and startingthe engine . engine speed . MOTION CONTROL LEVER - Selects the speed and direction of tractor . 12
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The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objectsthrown into the eyes , which can result in severe eye damage . Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your tractor or performing any adjustments or repairs . We recommend a wide vision safety mask over spectacles or standard safety glasses . NOTE : Failure to move throttle controlto HOWTO USEYOURTRACTOR slow position and allowing engine to idle TO SET PARKING BRAKE before stopping may cause engine to Your tractor is equipped with an operator = backfire " . presence sensing switch . When engine • Turn ignitionkey to " OFF " positionand is running , any attempt by the operator to remove key . Always remove key when leave the seat without first setting the leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized parkingbrake will shut off the engine . use . 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full • Never use choke to stop engine . " BRAKE " positionand hold . IMPORTANT : Leaving the ignition switch 2 . Place parking brake lever in " EN - in any positionother than " OFF " will GAGED " position and release cause the battery to be discharged , pressure from clutch / brake pedal . ( dead ) . : Pedal should remain in " BRAKE " NOTE Under certain conditionswhen position . Make sure parking brake will tractor is standing idle with the engine hold tractor secure . running , hot engine exhaust gases may Attachment Clutch Lever cause = browning " of grass . To eliminate Choke Control " Engaged " Position this possibility , always stop engine when Throttle . _ stopping tractor on grass areas . Control _ IJCAUTION : Always stop tractor completely , as described above , before leaving the operator's position ; to empty Brake Position grass catcher , etc . Pedal TO USE THRO'n'LE CONTROL Always operate engine at full throttle . " Engaged " • Operating engine at less than full throttle reduces the battery charging rate . Motion • Full throttle offers the best bagging and " Brake " Control mower performance . Position Lever Position TO USE CHOKE CONTROL Use choke control whenever you are STOPPING startinga cold engine . Do not use to start MOWER BLADES - a warm engine . • To stop mower blades , move attach - • To engage choke control , pull knob out . ment clutch lever to " DISENGAGED " Slowly push knob in to disengage . position . TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD GROUND DRIVE - The direction and speed of movement is controlled by the motion control lever . • To stop ground drive , depress clutch / 1 . Start tractor with motion control lever in brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position . neutral ( N ) position . • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) 2 . Release parking brake and clutch / position . IMPORTANT : The motion control lever brake pedal . 3 . Slowly move motion control lever to does not return to neutral ( N ) position desired position . when the clutch / brake pedal is de - pressed . TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT ENGINE - The positionof the attachment lift lever determines the cutting height . • Move throttle control to slow position . • Grasp lift lever . • Press plunger with thumb and move lever to desired position . 13
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The cutting height range is approxi - 1 . Select desired height of cut . mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " . The heights are 2 . Start mower blades by engaging measured from the ground to the blade attachment clutch control . TO STOP MOWER BLADES - tip with the engine not running . These heights are approximate and may disengage attachment clutch control , vary depending upon sol conditions , _ CAUTION : Do not operate the mower height of grass and types of grass being without either the entire grass catcher , on mowed . mowers so equipped , or the deflector • The average lawn should be cut to shield in place . approximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the Attachment Clutch cool season and to over 3 inches Lever " Engaged " Attachemnt Lift during hot months . For healthier and Lever High better looking lawns , mow often and after moderate growth . • For best cutting performance , grass Low over 6 inches in height should be Position mowed twice . Make the first cut relatively high ; the second to desired height . " Disengaged " Position TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS Gouge wheels are properly adjusted when they are slightlyoff the ground Deflector when mower is at the desired cutting Shield height in operating position . Gauge wheels then keep the deck in proper TO OPERATE ON HILLS positionto help prevent scalping in most _ I , CAUTtON : Do not drive up or down terrain conditions . hillswith slopes greater than 15 ° and do NOTE : Adjust gauge wheels with tractor not drive across any slope . on a fiat level surface . • Choose the slowest speed before 1 . Adjust mower to desired cutting height starting up or down hills , ( See " TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING • Avoid stopping or changing speed on HEIGHT " in the Operation section of hills . this manual ) . • If slowing is necessary , move throttle 2 . With mower in desired height of cut control lever to slower position , position , gauge wheels should be • If stopping is absolutely necessary , assembled so they are sightly off the push clutch / brake pedal quickly to ground . Install gauge wheel in brake position and engage parking appropriate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / brake . 8 washer , end 3 / 8 - 16 Iocknut and • Move motion controllever to neutral ( N ) tighten securely . position . 3 . Repeat for opposite side installing IMPORTANT : The motion controllever gauge wheel in same adjustment does not return to neutral ( N ) position hole . when the clutch / brake pedal is de - pressed . 3 / 8 - 16 • To restart movement , slowly release Locknut - _ ( S " , . . . . parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . • Slowly move motion control lever to slowest setting . • Make all turns slowly . Mou ting TO TRANSPORT 3 / 8 Washer - - - ' _ - _ _ " ' , & _ _ Shoulder When pushing or towing your tractor , be GaugeWheel - ' _ " _ ' _ J ' % - J Bolt sure to disengage transmission by TO OPERATE MOWER placing freewheel control in freewheeling position . Free wheel control is located at Your tractor is equipped with an operator the rear drawbar of tractor . presence sensing switch . Any attempt by t . Raise attachment lift to highest the operator to leave the seat with the positionwith attachment lift control . engine running and the attachment clutch engaged will shut off the engine . 14
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2 . Pull freewheel control out and down ADD GASOLINE into the slot and release so it is held in • Fill fuel tank . Use fresh , clean , regular the disengaged position . unleaded gasoline with a minimum of • Do not push or tow tractor at more than 87 octane , ( Use of leaded gasolinee two ( 2 ) MPH . will increase carbon and lead oxid • To reengage transmission , reverse deposits and reduce valve life ) . Do not above procedure . mix oil with gasoline . Purchase fuel in NOTE : To protect hood from damage quantities that can be used within 30 when transporLingyour tractor on a truck days to assure fuel freshness . or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and IMPORTANT : When operating in secured to tractor . Use an appropriate temperatures below 32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , clean winter grade gasoline to help etc . ) . insure good cold weather starting . AWARNING : Experience indicates that alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture which leads to separation and formation of acids during storage . Acidic gas can damage the fuel system of an engine while in storage . To avoid engine problems , the fuel system should be emptied before storage of 30 days or longer . Drain the gas tank , start the engine and let it run until the fuel lines TOWING CARTS AND OTHER and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel ATTACHMENTS next season . See Storage Instructions for Tow only the attachments that are additional information . Never use engine recommended by and comply with or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel specifications of the manufacturer of your tank or permanent damage may occur . tractor . Use common sense when towing . _ , CAUTION : Fill to bottom of gas tank Too heavy of a load , while on a slope , Is filler neck . Do not overfill . Wipe off any dangerous . Tires can lose traction with spilled oil or fuel . Do not store , spill or the ground and cause you to lose control use gasoline near an open flame . of your tractor . TO START ENGINE BEFORE STARTINGTHE ENGINE When starting the engine for the first time CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL or if the engine has ran out of fuel , it will The engine in your tractor has been take extra cranking time to move fuel from shipped , from the factory , already filled the tank to the engine . with summer weight oil . 1 . Be sure freewheel control is in the 1 . Check engine oil with tractor on level transmission engaged position . ground . 2 . Sit on seat in operating position , 2 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe depress clutch / brake pedal and set clean , reinsert the dipstick and screw parking brake . cap tight , wait for a few seconds , 3 . Place motion control lever in neutral remove and read oil level . If neces - ( N ) position . sary , add oil until " FULL " mark onfill . 4 . Move attachment clutch to " DISEN - dipstick is reached . Do not over GAGED " position . • For cold weather operation you shouldIL 5 . Move throttle control to fast position change oil for easier starting ( See " O - 6 . Pull choke control out for a cold VISCOSITY CHART " in the Mainte engine start attempt . For a ewarm nance sectionof this manual ) . engine start attempt the chok control • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - nance section in this manual . may not be needed . NOTE : Before starting , read the warm and cold starting procedures below . 15
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7 . 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 toce . Do not run starter continuously for be adjusted for best engine iperformann See = TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " the more than fifteen seconds per minute . If the engine does not start after Service and Adjustments section of this manual . several attempts , push choke control in , wait a few minutes and try again . If PURGETRANSMISSION engine still does not start , pull the _ kCAUTION : Never engage or disen - choke control out and retry . gage freewheel lever while the engine is WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and running . To ensure proper operation and perfor - above ) mance , it is recommended that the 8 . When engine starts , slowly push transmission be purged before operating choke control in until the engine tractor for the firsttime . begins to run smoothly . If the engine This procedure will remove any trapped starts to run roughly , pull the choke air inside the transmission which may control out slightly for a few seconds have developed during shipping of your and then continue to push the control tractor . in slowly . IMPORTANT : Should your transmission • The attachments and ground dnve can require removal for service or replace - now be used . If the engine does not accept the load , restart the engine and allow itto ment , it should be purged after reinstaita - warm up for one minute using the choke tion before operating the tractor . as described above . 1 . Place tractor safely on level surface with engine off and parking brake set . COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and 2 . Disengage transmission by placing below ) freewheel control in freewheeling 8 . When engine starts , slowly push position ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in choke control in until the engine this section of manual ) . begins to run smoothly . Continue to 3 . Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine . push the choke control in small steps After the engine is running , move allowing the engine to accept small throttle control to slow position . With changes in speed and load , until the motion control lever in neutral ( N ) choke control is fully in . if the engine position , slowly disengage clutch / starts to run roughly , pull the choke brake pedal . control out slightly for a few seconds 4 . Move motion control lever to full and then continue to push the control forward positionand hold for five ( 5 ) in slowly . This may require an engine seconds . Move lever to full reverse warm - up period from several seconds positionand hold for five ( 5 ) seconds . to several minutes , depending on the Repeat this procedure three ( 3 ) times . temperature . NOTE : During this procedure there will AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WARM UP be no movement of drive wheels . The air is being removed from hydraulic drive Before driving the unit in cold weather , system . the transmission should be warmed up as 5 . Move motion control lever to neutral follows : ( N ) position . Shut - off engine and set 1 . Be sure the tractor is on level ground . 2 . Place the motion control lever in parking brake . 6 . Engage transmission by placing neutral . Release the parking brake freewheel control in driving position and let the clutch / brake slowly return ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in thissection to operating position . 3 . Allow one minute for transmission to of manual ) . 7 . Sitting inthe tractor seat , start engine . warm up . This can be done during the After the engine is running , move engine warm up period . throttle control to half ( 1 / 2 ) speed . With • The attachments can be used during motion control lever in neutral ( N ) the engine warm - up period after the position , slowly disengage clutch / transmission has been warmed up brake pedal . and may require the choke control be pulled out slightly . 16
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8 . Slowly move motion control lever forward , after the tractor moves approximately five ( 5 ) feet , slowly move motion control lever to reverse position . After the tractor movesurn approximately five ( 5 ) feet ret the motion control lever to the neutral ( N ) position . Repeat this procedure with the motion control lever three ( 3 ) times . MULCHING MOWlNGTIPS Your tractor is now purged and now ready IMPORTANT : For best performance , for normal operation . keep mower housing free of built - up MOWlNGTIPS grass and trash . Clean after each use . • Mower should be properly leveled for • The special mulching blade will recur best mowing performance . See " TO the grass clippings many times and LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " inthe reduce them in size so that as they fall Service and Adjustments section of this onto the lawn they will disperse into the manual . grass and net be noticed . Also , the • The left hand side of mower should be mulched grass will biodegrade quickly used for trimming . to provide nutrients for the lawn . • Drive so that clippings are dischargedve Always mulch with your highest engine onto the area that has been cut . Ha ( blade ) speed as this will provide the the cut area to the right of the tractor . best recurringaction of the blades . This will result in a more even distribu - • Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . tion of clippings and more uniform Wet grass tends to form clumps and cutting . interferes with the mulching action . • When mowing large areas , start by The best time to mow your lawn is the turning to the right so that clippings will early afternoon . At this time the grass discharge away from shrubs , fences , has dried and the newly cut area will driveways , etc . After one or two not be exposed to the direct sun . rounds , mow in the opposite direction • For best results , adjust the mower making left hand turns until finished . cutting height so that the mower cuts off • If grass is extremely tall , it should be only the top one - third of the grass mowed twice to reduce load and blades . For extremely heavy mulching , possible fire hazard from dried clip - reduce your width of cut on each pass pings . Make first cut relatively high ; the and mow slowly . second to the desired height . • Certain types of grass and grass • Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet conditions may require that an area be grass will plug mower and leave mulched a second time to completely undesirable clumps . Allow grass to dry hide the clippings . When doing a before mowing . second cut , mow across or perpendicu - • Always operate engine at full throttle lar to the firstcut path . when mowing to assure better mowing • Change your cutting pattern from eweekk performance and proper discharge of to week . Mow north to south one we material . Regulate ground speed by then change to east to west the next selecting a low enough gear to give the week . This will help prevent matting mower cutting performance as well as and graining of the lawn . the quality of cut desired . • When operating attachments , select a Max 1 / 3 " ground speed that will suit the terrain and give best performance of the attachment being used . 17
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1.0 , ar , _ , _ , meolte _ w _ enop _ at _ gur , _ erahew _ or _ h _ , mb _ et _ rnpe _ tur _ . 5 ffequ _ ust _ esystem . 6 . Net req _ d _ e _ J _ ped w _ h _ , tk _ te _ snce - k _ bat _ . 2 . Set _ ol i _ nl ollen when o _ maUng iqdlt ' / or _ b / con _ tons 3 . _ eq _ w _ h _ n _ , mang _ o4 ew _ 50 hou _ . T _ g _ n ko _ t axle p . _ ot b _ t t _ 35 R . 4bl . max _ ur _ 4 . Repk _ e brides r _ m oaen wh _ mow _ _ nsandy ao _ GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS LUBRICATION CHART The warranty on this tractor does not cover items that have been subjected to Zerk Zerk operator abuse or negligence . To receive full value from the warranty , operator must maintain tractor as instructed in this ( _ Front Wheel manual . Zark Bearing i Bearing Some adjustments will need to be made zer ! periodically to property maintain your tractor . Alt adjustments in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual should be checked at least once each season . • Once a year you should replace the spark plug , clean or replace air filter , * i and check blades and belts for wear . A new spark plug and clean air filter ( _ General PurposeGreaseEngine " assure proper air - fuel mixture and help _ Refer to Maintenance " Section your engine run better and last Longer . IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease then pivot points which have special nylo BEFORE EACH USE bearings . Viscous lubricantswill attract 1 . Check engine oil level . dust and dirt that willshorten the life of 2 . Check brake operation . the self - lubricating ] bearings . If you feel 3 . Check tire pressure . they must be lubncated , use omy a dry , 4 . Check operator presence and powdered graphite type lubricant interlock systems for proper operation . sparingly . 5 . Check for loose fasteners . 18
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IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assembly , TRACTOR center hole in blade must align with star Always observe safety rules when on mandrel assembly . performing any maintenance . 4 . Reassemble hex bolt , lock washer BRAKE OPERATION and fiat washer in exact order as If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet shown . stopping distance at high speed in 5 . Tighten bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . highest gear , then brake must be ad - torque ) . justed . ( See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is grade 8 heat Service and Adjustments section of this treated . manual ) . Mandrel TIRES Trailing Assembly • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires ( See = PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " Ed _ de section of this manual ) . • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect controlchemicals which can harm rubber . • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp Hex Bolt , . . _ . _ J _ C _ nter objectsand other hazards that may ( Grade 8 ) * _ Hole " _ cause tire damage . * A Grade8 HeatTreatedBoltCanBe NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent IdentifiedBySix LinesOnThe BoltHead fiat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant TO SHARPEN BLADE may be purchased from your local parts dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry NOTE : We do not recommend sharpen - rot and corrosion . ing blade - but if you do , be sure the OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM blade is balanced . Care should be taken to keep the blade Be sure operator presence and interlock balanced . An unbalanced blade will systemsare working properly . ] f your cause excessive vibration and eventual tractor does not function as described , damage to mower and engine . repair the problem immediately . • The blade can be sharpened with a file • The engine should not start unless the or on a grindingwheel . Do not attempt clutch / brake pedal is fully depressedn and attachement clutch control is i the to sharpen while on the mower , • To check blade balance , you will need disengaged position . a 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a cone • When the engine is running , any balancer . ( When using a cone bal - attempt by the operator to leave the ancer , follow the instructions supplied seat without first setting the parking with balancar . ) brake should shut off the engine . NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing • When the engine is running and the blade . The lobes ofthe center hole may attachment clutch is engaged , any appear to be centered , but are not . attempt by the operator to leave the • Slide blade on to an unthreaded seat should shutoff the engine . • The attachment clutch should never portionof the steel bolt or pin and hold the bolt or pin parallel with the ground . operate unless the operator is in the if blade is balanced , it should remain in seat . BLADE CARE a horlzontal position . If either end of the blade moves downward , sharpen For best results mower blades must be the heavy end until the blade is kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged balanced . blades . / BLADE REMOVAL 1 . Raise mower to highest positionto allow access to blades , 518 " Bolt 2 . Remove hex bolt , lock washer and fiat washer securing blade . 3 . install new or resharpened blade with trailing edge up towards deck as shown . 19
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TRANSAXLE PUMP FLUID BATTERY The transaxle was sealed at the factory Yourtractor has a battery charging - system which is sufficientfor normal use . How and fluid maintenance is not required for the life of the transaxle . Should the ever , periodic charging of the battery withe . an automotive charger will extend its lif transexle ever leak or require servicing , contact your nearest authorized service • Keep battery and terminals dean . center / department . • Keep battery boltstight . • Keep small vent holes open . ENGINE • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . LUBRICATION NOTE : The original equipment battery on Only use high quality detergent oil rated your tractor is maintenance free . Do not withAPI service classificationSF - SJ . attempt to open or remove caps or covers . Select the oil'sSAE viscositygrade Adding or checking level of electrolyte is according to your expected operating not necessary . temperature . TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS Corrosion and dirton the battery and terminals can cause the battery to " leak " power . 1 . Remove terminal guard . 2 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first then RED battery cable and remove NOTE : Although muLti - viscosity oils battery from tractor . ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) improve startingin 3 . Rinse the battery with plain water and cold weather , these multi - viscosity oils will dry . result in increased oil consumption when 4 . Clean terminals and battery cable used above 32 ° E Check your engine oil ends with wire brush until bright . level more frequently to avoid possible 5 . Coat terminals with grease or engine damage from running low on oil . petroeum jelly . Change the oil after every 50 hours of 6 . Reinstall battery ( See " REPLACING BATI'ERY " in the SERVICE AND operation or at least once a year if the ADJUSTMENTS section of this tractor is not used for 50 hours in one year . Check the crankcase oil level before manual ) . starting the engine and after each eight ( 8 ) V - BELTS hours of operation . Tighten oil fill cap / Check V - belts for deterioration and wear dipsticksecurely each time you check the after 100 hours of operation and replace oil level if necessary . The belts are not adjustable . TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL Replace belts if they begin to slip from wear . Determine temperature range expected before oil change . All oil must meet API TRANSAXLE COOLING service classification SF - SJ . The transmission fan and cooling fins • Be sure tractor is on level surface . should be kept clean to assure proper • Oil will drain more freely when warm . cooling . • Catch oil in a suitable container . Do not attempt to clean fan or transmis - 1 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful sion while engine is running or while the not to allow dirt to enter the engine transmission is hot . To prevent possible when changing oil . damage to seals , do not use high 2 . Remove cap from end of drain valve pressure water or steam to clean and install the drain tube onto the transaxle . fitting . • inspect cooling fan to be sure fan 3 . Unlock drain valve by pushing inward blades are intact and clean . slightly and turning counterclockwise . • Inspect cooling fins for dirt , grass 4 . To open , pull out on the drain valve . clippingsand other materials . To 5 . After oil has drained completely , close prevent damage to seals , do not use and lock the drain valve by pushing compressed air or high pressure inward and turning clockwise until the sprayer to clean cooling fins . pin is in the locked position as shown . 6 . Remove the drain tube and replace the cap onto to the end of the drain valve . 2O
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TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER 7 . Refill engine with oil through oil fill dipsticktube . Pour slowly . Do not 2 . Wash it in liquid detergent and water . overfill . For approximate capacity see 3 . Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " 4 . Saturate it in engine oil . Wrap it in section of this manual . clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to 8 . Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for remove excess oil . checking level . Be sure dipstick cap is NOTE : If very dirty or damaged , replace tightened securely for accurate pre - cleaner . reading . Keep oil at " FULL " line on TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE dipstick . 5 . Clean cartridge by tapping gently on Oil DrainValve flat surface . If very dirty or damaged , 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 Position cartridge . Cap / _ DrainTube 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 dried gum fibers . ENGINE OIL FILTER CLEAN AIR INTAKE / COOLING AREAS Replace the engine oil filter every season To insure proper cooling , make sure the or every other oil change if the tractor is grass screen , cooling fins , and other used more than 100 hours in one year . external surfaces of the engine are kept MUFFLER clean at all times . Inspect and replace corroded muffler and Every 100 hours of operation ( more often spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could under extremely dusty , dirty conditions ) , create a fire hazard and / or damage . remove the blower housing and other SPARK PLUGS cooling shrouds . Clean the cooling fins Replace spark plugs at the beginning of and external surfaces as necessary . Make each mowing season or after every 100 sure the ccoling shrouds are reinstalled . hours of operation , whichever occurs first . NOTE : Operating the engine with a Spark plug type and gap setting TareIONS " blocked grass screen , dirty or plugged shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICA cooling fins , and / or cooling shrouds section of this manual . removed will cause engine damage due to overheating . AIR FILTER Your engine will not run properly using a dirty air filter . Clean the foam pre - cleaner after every 25 hours of operation or every season . Service paper cartridge every 100 hours of operation or every season , whichever occurs first . Service air cleaner more often under dusty conditions . 1 . Remove knobs and cover . 21
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IN - LINE FUEL FILTER CLEANING The fuel filter should be replaced once • Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . each season . If fuel filter becomes of all foreign matter . clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbure - • Keep finished surfaces and wheels free tor , replacement is required . of all gasoline , oil , etc . 1 . With engine cool , remove filter and • Protect painted surfaces with automo - plug fuel line sections . tive type wax . 2 . Place new fuel filter in position in fuel We do not recommend using a garden line with arrow pointing towards hose to clean your tractor unless the carburetor . electrical system , muffler , air filter and 3 . Be sure there are no fuel line leaks carburetor are covered to keep water out . and clamps are properly positioned . Water in engine can result in a shortened 4 . Immediately wipe up any spilled engine life . gasoline . Clamp Fuel Filter _ 22
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CAUTION : BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUSTMENTS : 1 , Depress clutch / brake pedal fully and set parking brake , A 2 , Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . 3 , Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . 4 . Turn ignition key " OFF " and remove key . 5 , Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped . 6 , Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . IMPORTANT ; If an attachment otherthan I'RACTOR the mower deck is to be mounted on the ro REMOVE MOWER tractor , remove the front links and hook _ , lower will be easier to remove from the the clutch spring Into square hole in right side of tractor , frame . 1 , Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - TO INSTALL MOWER GAGED " position . 1 . Raise attachment lift lever to its 2 . Move attachment lift lever forward to highest position . lower mower to its lowest position . 2 . Slide mower under tractor with 3 , Roll belt off engine pulley . discharge guard to right side of tractor . 4 , Remove small retainer spring , and lift 3 . Lower lift lever to its lowest position . clutch spdng off pulley bolt , 4 . Install mower in reverse order of 5 , Remove large retainer spring , slide removal instructions . collar off and push housing guide out of bracket . _ . Disconnect anti - swaybar from chassis bracket by removing retainer spring , 7 . Disconnect suspension arms from rear deck brackets by removing retainer springs . 8 . Disconnect front links from deck by removing retainer springs . 9 . Raise lift lever to raise suspensioner arms . Slide mower out from und tractor . Suspension = so _ : " ' _ ' _ ' Square Hole Small Retainer Arms Clutch Spdng Pulley - ' rantLink Retainer Spdng Anti - Sway ( Both Sides ) Guide Retainer Spring Bracket 23
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TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING • If links are not equal in length , adjust one link to same length as other link . Adjust the mower while tractor is parked • To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " on level ground or driveway . Make sure on both front links an equal number of tires are properly inflated ( See " PROD - turns . UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower manual ) . If tires are over orproperly at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " underinflated , you will not adjust against trunnion on both front links . your mower . • To raise front of mower , loosen nut = F " SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT from trunnion on both front links . • Raise mower to its highest position . Tighten nut " E " on both front links an • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , equal number of turns . measure height from bottom edge of • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower mower to ground . Distance " A " one at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against both sides of mower should be th trunnion on both front links . same or within 1 / 4 " of each other . • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . • If adjustment is necessary , make _ ' , I r , , Mandrel adjustment on one side of mower only . • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift link adjustment nut on that side . • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift link adjustment nut on that side . NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut will Both Front Links Should be Equal in Length change mower height about 1 / 8 " . • Recheck measurements after adjust - ing . Bottomedge of Bottomedge of mowe _ ° und g - V G , oo . , e Nut " _ Nut " E " Suspension Tronnion _ Front Links TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE Lit _ Link Adjustment Nut / j BELT The mower blade drive belt may be FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT replaced without tools , Park the tractor on IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to level surface . Engage parking brake . side . If the following front - to - back adjust - ment is necessary , be sure to adjust both BELT REMOVAL - front links equally so mower will stay level 1 . Remove mower from tractor ( See " TOof side - to - side , REMOVE MOWER " in this section To obtain the best cutting results , the this manual ) . mower housing should be adjusted so 2 . Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " idler pulleys . lower than the rear when the mower is in 3 . Pull belt away from mower . its highest position . BELT INSTALLATION - Check adjustment on right side of tractor . 4 . Install new belt in reverse order of Measure distance " D " directly in front and removal . behind the mandrel at bottom edge of 5 , Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves mower housing as shown . and inside all belt guides . • Before making any necessary adjust - 6 , Install mower in reverse order of ments , check that both front links are removal instructions . equal in length , Both links should be approximately 10 - 3 / 8 " . 24
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Mandrel TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . For assistance , there is a belt installationguide decal on bottom side of left footrest . 1 . Remove mower ( See = TO REMOVE MOWER " in this section of this manual . ) 2 . Remove belt from stationary idler and clutching idler . 3 . Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . Carefully remove belt upwards from Pulley transmission input pulley and over cooling fan blades . TO ADJUST BRAKE 4 . Pull belt toward front of tractor and remove downward from around Your tractor is equipped with an adjust - engine pulley . able brake system which is mounted on the side of the trensaxle . 5 . Install new belt by reversing above procedure . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet stopping distance at high speed in highest gear on a level dry concrete or paved surface , then brake must be EnginePull _ adjusted . 1 . Depress clutch / breke pedal and engage parking brake . 2 . Measure distance between brake Stationary Idler operating arm and nut " A " on brake rod . 3 . If distance is other than 1 - 9 / 16 " , loosen jam nut and turn nut " A " untilen Tnprun _ tS1i _ lSlyn ° distance becomes 1 - 9 / 16 " . Retight Clutching Idler _ jam nut against nut " A " . 4 . Road test tractor for proper stopping distance as stated above . Readjust if necessary . If stopping distance is still greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest TRANSAXLE MOTION CONTROL LEVER NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT gear , further maintenance is neces - sary . Contact your nearest Sears or The motion control lever has been preset other qualified center . at the factory and adjustment should not WITH PARKING BRAKE " ENGAGED " be necessary . 1 . Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the right rear wheel , end lightly tighten . 2 . Start engine and move motion control lever until tractor does not move forward or backward . 3 . Hold motion controllever in that lam Nut positionand tum engine off . ut " A " 4 . While holding motion control lever in place , loosen the adjustment bolt . 5 . Move motion control lever to the neutral ( N ) ( lock gate ) position . 6 . Tighten adjustment bolt securely . NOTE : If additional clearance is needed Lrrerrto get to adjustment bolt , move mower deck height to the lowest position . After above adjustment is made , if the adjustmentis necessary contactyour nearest tractor still creeps forward or backwardal authorizedservicecenter / department . while motion control lever is in neutr 25Position , follow these steps :
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NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent 1 . Loosetnheadjustmebnoltt . flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant 2 . Movethe motion control lever 1 / 4 to 1 / 2 inch in the direction it is trying to may he purchased from your local dpartsry dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire creep . rot and corrosion . 3 . Tighten adjustment bolt securely . 4 . Start engine and test . Washers 5 . If tractor still creeps , repeat above steps until satisfied . Motion Control Lever _ Square Key ( Rear Wheel Only ) Neutral TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK Lockte Ga BATTERY _ k CAUTION : Lead - acid batteries TRANSMISSION REMOVAL / REPLACE - generate explosive gases . Keep sparks , MENT flame and smoking materials away from Should your transmission require batteries . Always wear eye protection removal for service or replacement , it when around batteries . should be purged after reinstaUation and If your battery is too weak to startthe before operating the tractor . See " PURGE engine , it should be recharged . ( See TRANSMISSION " in the Operation " BATTERY " inthe MAINTENANCE section of this manual , section of this manual ) , TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGN - If " jumper cables " are used for emergency MENT starting , fonow this procedure : If steedng wheel crossbars are not IMPORTANT : Yourtractor is equipped horizontal ( left to right ) when wheels are with a 12 volt negative grounded system . The other vehical must also be a 12 volt positioned straight forward , remove steering wheel and reassemble per negative grounded system . Do not use instructionsin the Assembly section of your tractor battery to start othervehicles . this manual . TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER 1 . Connect each end of the RED cable to The front wheel toe - in and camber are the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each not adjustable on your tractor . If damage battery , taking care not to short has occurred to affect the front wheel toe - against chassis . in or camber , contact your nearest Sears 2 . Connect one end of the BLACK cable or other qualifiedservice center . to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal of fully TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS charged battery . 3 . Connect the other end of the BLACK 1 . Block up axle securely . 2 . Remove axle cover , retaining ring and cable to good CHASSIS GROUND , washers to allow wheel removal ( rear away from fuel tank and battery . wheel contains a square key - Do not TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE lose ) . ORDER - 3 . Repair tire and reassemble , 1 . BLACK cable first from chassis and NOTE : On rear wheels only : align then from the fully charged battery . grooves in rear wheel hub and axle , 2 . RED cable last from both batteries . Insert square key . 4 . Replace washers and snap retaining ring securely in axle groove . 5 , Replace axle cover . 26
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- peeve " ( - ) rL . H . Panel _ / , Positive ( Red ) Cable ( Black ) Cable Bolt _ TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB 1 . Raise hood . 2 . Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the backside of the grill . 3 . Replace bulb in holder and push bulb REPLACING BATTERY holder securely back into the hole in the backside of the grill . , _ ICAUTION : Do not short batteryr 4 . Close hood . terminals by allowing a wrench o any INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS other object to contact both terminals at Loose or damaged wiring may cause your the same time . Before connecting battery , tractorto run poorly , stop running , or remove metal bracelets , wristwatch prevent it from starting . bands , rings , etc . • Check wiring . See electdcal wiring Positiveterminal must be connected first diagram in the Repair Parts section . to prevent sparking from accidental TO REPLACE FUSE grounding . Replace with 20 amp automotive - type 1 . Lift seat pan to raised positionand plug - infuse . The fuse holder is located open battery box door . behind the dash . 2 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first then RED battery cable and carefully TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL remove battery from tractor . ASSEMBLY 3 . Install new battery with terminals in 1 . Raise hood . same positionas old battery . 2 . Unsnap headlight wire connector . 4 . First connect RED battery cable to 3 . Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood at positive ( + ) terminal with hex bolt and sides , tilt toward engine and liftoff of keps nut as shown . Tighten securely . tractor . 5 . Connect BLACK grounding cable to 4 . To replace , reverse above procedure . negative ( - ) terminal with remaining hex bolt and keps nut . Tighten securely . 6 . Close battery box door . HeadlightWire Connector Hood Batter Box Door 27
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ENGINE TO ADJUST CARBURETOR Yourcarburetor is not adjustable . If your Maintenance , repair , or replacement of engine does not operate propedy due to the emission control devices and systems , which are being done at the customers suspected carburetor problems , take ryour tractor to an authorized service center fo expense , may be performed by any non - road engine repair establishment or repair and / or adjustment . High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do individual . Warranty repairs must be not adjust - damage may result . performed by an authorized engine manufacturer's service outlet . IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the TO ADJUST THROTTLE CONTROL engine governor , which is factory set for proper engine speed . Overspeeding the GABLE engine above the factory high speed The throttlecontrol has been preset at the setting can be dangerous . If you think the factory and adjustment should not be engine - governed high speed needs necessary . Check adjustment as de - adjusting , contact a Sears or other scribed below before loosening cable . If qualifiedservice center , , which has adjustment is necessary , proceed as proper equipment and experience to follows : make any necessary adjustments . 1 . With engine not running , move throttle controllever to fast position . 2 . Check that swivel is against stop . If it is 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 Swivel Glamp _ 1 _ necessary . Check adjustment as de - Screw scribed below before loosening cable . If adjustment is necessary , proceed as 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 . Clamp 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 ifthe ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture tractor will not be used for 30 days or more . which leads to separation and formation of acids duringstorage . Acidic gas can CAUTION : Never store the tractorwith damage the fuel system of and engine gasoline in the tank inside a building while in storage . where fumes may reach an open flame or 1 . Drain the fuel tank . spark . Allow the engine to cool before 2 . Start the engine and let it run until the storing in any enclosure . fuel lines and carburetor are empty . TRACTOR • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner Remove mower from tractor for winter products in the fuel tank or permanent storage . When mower is to be stored for damage may occur . • Use fresh fuel next season . a period of time , clean itthoroughly , remove all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . Store NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable in a clean , dry area . alternative in minimizing the formation of 1 . Clean entire tractor ( See " CLEANING " fuel gum deposits during storage . Add in the Maintenance section of this stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or manual ) . storage container . Always follow the mix ratio found on stabilizer container . Run 2 . Inspect and replace belts , if necessary ( See belt replacement instructions in engine at least 10 minutes after addingch the Service and Adjustments section stabilizer to allow the stabilizer to rea of this manual ) . the carburetor . Do not drain the gas tank 3 . Lubricate as shown in the Mainte - and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . nance section of this manual . ENGINEOIL 4 . Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws Drain o11 ( 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 oilthrough spark BATFERY plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) . 3 , Turn ignitionkey to " START " position • Fully charge the battery for storage . for a few seconds to distribute oil . • After a period of time in storage , battery 4 . Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . may require recharging . • To help prevent corrosion and power OTHER leakage during long periods of storage , • Do not store gasoline from one season battery cables should be disconnected to another . and battery cleaned thoroughly ( seeI - • Replace your gasoline can if your can " TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERM starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt in your NALS " in the Maintenance section of gasoline will cause problems . this manual ) . • If possible , store your tractor indoors • After cleaning , leave cables discon - and cover itto give protectionfrom dust nected and place cables where they and dirt . cannot come in contact with battery • Cover your tractor with a suitable terminals . protective cover that does not retain • if battery is removed from tractor for moisture . Do not use plastic . Plastic storage , do not store battery directly on cannot breathe which allows conden - concrete or damp surfaces . sation to form and will cause your ENGINE tractor to rust . IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while FUEL SYSTEM engine and exhaust areas are still warm . IMPORTANT : It is importantto prevent gum deposites from forming in essentialel fuel system parts such as carburetor , fu hose , or tank during storage . 29
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' ROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Will not start 1 . Out of fuel 1 . Fill fuel tank . 2 . Engine not " CHOKED " 2 . See " TO START ENGINE " properly , in Operation section . 3 . Engine flooded . 3 . Wait several minutes before attempting to start . 4 . Bad spark plug . 4 . Replace spark plug . 5 . Dirty air filter , 5 . Clean / replace air filter . 6 . . Dirty fuel filter . 6 . Replace fuel filter . 7 Water in fuel . 7 . Drain fuel tank and carbure tot . refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 8 . Loose or damaged wiring . 8 , Check all wiring . 9 . Carburetor out of edjustment . 9 , See = ToAdjust Carburetor " in Service Adjustments section . 1O.Engine valves out of 1O.Contact a Sears or other . adjustment , qualified service center Hard to start 1 . Dirty air filter . 1 . Clean / replace air filter . 2 . Badspark plug . 2 . Replace spark plug . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 . Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Dirtyfuel filter . 4 . Replace fuel filter . 5 . Stale or dirty fuel . 5 . Drain fuel tank and refill with fresh gasoline . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all wiring . 7 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 7 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service Adjustments section . 8 . Engine valves out of 8 . Contact a Sears or other . adjustment , qualified service center Enginewill not 1 . Clutch / brake pedal not 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal . turn over depressed 2 . Attachment clutch is 2 . Disengage attachment engaged , clutch . 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 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all wiring , 7 . Faulty ignition switch , 7 . Check / replace ignition switch . 8 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 8 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . 9 . Faulty operator presence 9 . Contact a Sears or other switch ( es ) , qualified service center . Engine clicks but 1 . Weak or dead battery . 1 . Recharge or replace battery . witl not start 2 . Clean battery terminals . 2 . Corroded battery terminals . 3 . Loose or damaged wiring . 3 . Check all wiring . 4 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 4 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . Lossofpower 1 . Cutting too much grass / too 1 . Set in " Higher Cut " position / fast . reduce speed . 2 . Throttle in " CHOKE " 2 . Adjust throttle control . position . 3O
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART _ ROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION 3 . Clean underside of mower 3 . Build - up of grass , leaves . . oss of power and trash under mower housing . continued ) 4 . Clean / replace air filter . 4 . Dirty air filter . 5 . Check oil level / change oil . 5 . Low oil level / dirty oil . 6 . Clean and regap or change 6 . Faulty spark plug . spark plug . 7 . Dirty fuel filter . 7 . Replace fuel filter . 8 . Drain fuel tank and refill 8 . Stale or dirty fuel . with fresh gasoline . 9 . Drain fuel tank and 9 . Waterinfuel . carburetor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 10 . Spark plug wire loose . 10 . Connect and tighten spark plug wire . 11 . Dirty engine air screen / fins . 11 . Clean engine air screen / fins . 12 . Clean / raplace muffler . 12 . Dirty / clogged muffler . 13 . Loose or damaged wiring . 13 . Check all wiring . 14 . Carburator out of 14 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " adjustment . in Service Adjustments section . 15 . Contact a Sears or other 15 . Engine valves out of adjustment . qualified service center . Excessive 1 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . vibration Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Bent blade mandrel . 2 . Replace blade mandrel . 3 . Loose / damaged part ( s ) . 3 . Tighten loose part ( s ) . Replace damaged parts . 1 . Check wiring , switches and Engine continues 1 . Faulty operator - safety to run when connections . If not corrected presence control system . contact a Sears or other operator leaves seat with qualified service center . attachment clutch engaged Poorcut - uneven 1 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Mower deck not level . 2 . Level mower deck . 3 . Clean underside of mower 3 . Buildup of grass , leaves , and trash under mower . housing . 4 . Bent blade mandrel . 4 . Replace blade mandrel . 5 . Clean around mandrels to 5 . Clogged mower deck vent from build - up of grass , open vent holes . leaves , and trash around mandrels . Mowerbladeswill 1 . Obstruction in clutch 1 . Remove obstruction . notrotate mechanism . 2 . Worn / damaged mower 2 . Replace mower drive belt . drive belt . 3 . Frozen idler pulley . 3 . Replace idler pulley . 4 . Frozen blade mandrel . 4 . Replace blade mandrel . 31
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM [ CAUSE I CORRECTION Poor grass _ 1 . Engine _ speed too slow . I1 . Place throttle control in discharge " FAST " position . 2 . Travel speed too fast . 2 . Shift to slower speed . , _ Lowgrass to dry before I 3 . Wet grass • 3 . mowing . Level mower deck . 14 . Mower deck not level • ! 4 . Check tires for proper air 5 , Low / uneven tire air pressure • i 5 . I pressure . I 6 . Worn , bent or loose blade . I 6 . Replace / sharpen blade . I I Tighten blade bolt . ! 7 . Buildup of grass , leaves and i 7 . Clean underside of mower housing . • Mower drive belt worn . RepLace mower drive belt . 18 trash under mower . Ii8 9 . Blades improperly installed . . Reinstall blades sharp edge down . 10 . improper blades used . ! 1O , Replace with blades listed in this manual . 11 . C ean around mandrels to 11 . Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of open vent holes , grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . 1 . Switch is " OFF " . 1 . Turn switch " ON " . Headlight ( s ) not working 2 . Bulb ( s ) burned out . 2 . Replace bulb ( s ) . 3 , Check / replace light switch . ( ifsoequipped ) 14J31Faulty light switch . 4 . Check wiring and connec - . Loose or damaged wiring , tions . 5 . Blown fuse . 5 . Rep ] ace fuse . Bafferywillnot 1 . Bad battery cell ( s ) . 1 . Replace battery , 2 . Poor cable connections , 2 . Check / clean all connec - charge tions . 3 . Faulty regulator 3 . Replace regulator . ( if so equipped ) . 4 . Faulty alternator . 4 . Replace alternator . Loss ofddve 1 . Freewheel control in 1 . PLace freewheel control in " disengaged " position . " engaged " position . 2 . Motion drive belt worn , 2 . Replace motion drive belt . damaged , or broken , 3 . Air trapped in transmission 3 . Purge transmission . during shipment or servicing . 1 . _ Engine throttle control not - - 11 . Move throttle controlto Engine " backfires " set at " SLOW " " SLOW " positionand allow when turning engine " positionfor 30 seconds to idle for 30 seconds before " OFF before stopping engine , stopping engine . 32
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 _ ' CHEMATIC 33
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 ELECTRICAL i : ? 4
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 LECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 163465 Battery 12 Vott 28 Amp 2 74760412 Bolt , Hex Head 1 / 4 - 20 unc x 3 / 4 8 156417 Case , BattenJ Mech Hinge 16 153664 Switch , _ nter _ ock N Opn _ N Opn 21 175688 Harness , Light Socket ( Include $ 4152J ) 22 4152J Bulb , Lightrtery , 24 4799J Cabte , 8a 6 Gau9 e , Red , 11 " 25 146147 Cable , Battery , @ Gauge , Red , W / 16 Wire 26 175158 FuSe , 2O Amp 27 7351 _ 400 Nut Keps Hexl / 4 . - 2C , Dn ¢ 28 4207J Cable , GrOund , @ Gauge , Black , 12 " 29 121305X Switch , Plunger Normal Op Olive 30 175566 Switch , tgn _ ' _ on 33 140403 Key , Ignition 40 178437 Harness , Ignition 41 71 _ I _ 40 _ Bob , Hex Head , Fin . 114 - 20 x ' _ / 2 42 131563 Cover , Terminal , Red 43 175141 Solenoid 45 12282ZX Ammeter Rectang _ a _ 52 141940 Protection Wire Loop NO ] ' E : Ait component dimensions gWenin U . S . _ nches I inch = 25.4 mm 35
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 CHASSISAND ENCLOSURES 39 6O 13 t " 3 3 14 208 3 _ 4
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 : HASSLEAND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 174619 Chassis Stamping 2 176554 Drawbar 3 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 5 155272 Bumper Hood / Dash 9 168337 ) ( 013 Dash 10 STD533710 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16x 1 11 155927 Panel , Dash , L . H . 13 172107X010 Panel , Dash , R . H . 14 17490608 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 17 174330 ) ( 612 Hood Assembly 18 126938X Bumper Hood 25 19131312 Washer 13132 x 13 / 16 x 12 Gauge 26 STD541437 Nut 25 177403 Grille Lens Asm 29 174332X599 Lens , Grille 30 164919X612 Fend / Ftrest Pnt STLT 31 139976 Bracket , Fender Support 37 1749 ( _ Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 Tytar 38 175710 Bracket Asm . Pivot Mower Re 39 174714 Bracket , Pivot 58 174930 Duct Air Engine P / L LT 60 72140606 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 5 / 5 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 64 154798 Dash Lower STLT 74 7368O600 Nut Crownlock 318 - 16 UNC 142 165867 Plate Reinforcement STLT 143 154966 Bracket Swaybar Chassis 144 175582 Bracket Pnt Footrest STLT 145 156524 Jod Pivot Chassis / Hood 159 155123X428 Cupholder 166 164863 Screw Hwhd Hi Lo # 13 - 16 x 314 206 170165 Bolt ShoulderS / 16 - 18Tr 207 17670508 ScrewThdrol 5 / 16 - 15x1 / 2TYTE 208 17670608 ScrewThdrct 3 / 8 - 16x 1 / 2 212 175143 Insert Lens Reflective - - 5479J Plug , Button NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 37
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 GROUNDDRIVE 212 70 116 38
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 GROUNDDRIVE < EY PART KEY PART " _ 0 . NO . DESCRIPTION NO , NO . DESCRIPTION L . . . . . . Transaxle ( See Breakdown ) 66 154778 Keeper Belt Engine Hydro Hydro Gr 314 - 0510 70 134683 Keeper Belt Engine 3 165866 Rod Shift Fender Adjust 71 169183 Strap Torque Lh Hydro 1O S ' 1D561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 6 x 1 CAD 73 169182 Strap Torque Rh Hydro 14 10040400 Washer Lock Hvy Helical 74 137057 Spacer 15 74490544 Bolt Rex FLGHD 5 / 16 - 15 x Gr 5 75 121749 ) ( Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 15 Gauge 16 STD541431 Nut Lock Hex W / Ins . 5116 - 18 Unc 76 STD581075 E - Ring 19 s'rD541437 Nut Lock Hex W / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 77 123953X Key , Square _ - 1 130564 Knob , Deluxe 1 / 2 - 13 78 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 169498 Rod , Brake Hydro 81 165595 Shaft Asm Cross Tapared _ - 4 73350600 Nut , Hex Jam 348 - 16 Unc 82 165711 Spdng Torsion = > 5 106888X Spring , Brake Rod 83 19171216 Washer 17 / 32 x 5 / 4 x 16 Ga . - : 6 $ 1D551037 Washer 84 169594 Link Transaxle s'rD951210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 3 / 4 CAD . 89 164890X428 Console , Shift 175765 ROd , Parking Brake 90 124346X Nut Self - Thd Wsh - hd 1 / 4 Zinc xj 71673 Cap , Parking Brake 95 169497 Control Bypass Hydro 20 " Tires _ 0 169592 Bracket , Transaxle 95 4497H Retainer Spring l " ZinrJCed ) 2 74760512 Bolt Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 3 / 4 116 72149508 Bolt Rdhd Sqneck 3 / 6 - 16 x 1 34 179578 Shaft , Foot Pedal 120 73906600 Nut Look Fig 3 / 8 - 16 _ 5 120183X Bearing , Nylon 150 175456 Spacer Retainer 19 19211616 Washer 151 19133210 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 x 10 Ga . 37 1572H Pin , Roll 156 166002 Washer Srded 5 / 161D x 1.125 19 165936 Pulley , Composite , Fiat 158 165589 Bracket Shift Mount k9 74760648 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 159 165494 Hub Tapered Flange ShiftLt 10 175461 Spacer , Split 161 72140406 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr 5 H 175556 Keeper , Belt Idler 162 73680400 Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 20 Unc t2 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga . 163 74780416 Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 20 Uric x 1 Gr 5 t7 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove 164 19091010 Washer 5 / 8 x . 281 x 10 Ga 18 154407 Bellcranlt , Clutch 195 165623 Bracket Pivot Lever 19 123205X Retainer , Belt 166 166880 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 _ 0 STD523715 Bolt 168 165492 Bolt Shoulder 5116 - 18 x . 561 _ 1 STD541437 NutCrownlock 3 / 8 - 16UNC 169 165580 Plate Fastening ; 2 STITo41431 Nut . Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18Unc 197 169513 Nyliner Snap - In 5 / 8 " 1D _ 3 105710 ) ( Link , Clutch 195 169593 Washer Ny1718 ID x . 105 " Hyd _ 5 195795X Spring , Return , Clutch 199 169512 Bolt Shoulder 6116 - 18UNC _ 6 17959516 Screw 3 / 5 - 16 x 1 200 72140508 Bolt Rdhd Sgnk 5 / 16 - 18UNC x 1 i7 140294 V - Belt 202 72119514 Bolt Cart Sh 3 / 6 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4 Gr . 5 _ 9 169591 Keeper , Center Span 212 145212 Nut Hex Flange Lock 31 17060612 Screw . 3 / 6 - 16 x 3 / 4 32 8883R Cover , Pedal NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . ; 5 175410 Pulley , Engine inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm _ 4 71170764 Bolt Hex 7 / 16 - 20 x 4 Gr . 5 ; 5 _ 1143 Washer 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 STEERINGASSEMBLY \ \ ' \ \ 4O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 STEERINGASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159944X428 Steedng Wheel 2 154427 Axle Assembly STM P Dropped STL 3 169840 Spindle Assembly , L . H . 4 169839 Spindle Assembly , R . H . 5 62661 " 1 Bearing , Race , Thrust , Hardened 6 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 _ 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 7 19272016 Washer 27132 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 8 12000029 Ring , Klip 9 3366R Bearing , Steedng Column 10 175121 Oraglinkr , 11 STD551137 Washe Lock 13 136518 Spacer Brg Axle Front 15 145212 Nut , Hexftange Lock 17 177876 Shaft Assembly , Steedng 26 126847X Bushing , Link , Drag 28 19131416 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 5 x 16 Gauge 29 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 30 STD561210 Pin 32 130465 Rod , Tie 36 155099 Bushing , Steering 37 152927 Screw 38 159946X428 tnsert , Steedng Wheel 39 19132411 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 - 3 / 8 x 12 Gauge 40 STD541537 Nut Lock Center 3 / 8 - 24 UNF 41 159945 Adaptor , Steering Wheel 42 145054x428 Boot , Steering Shaft 43 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 114 x 16 Gauge 44 153720 Extension Shaft Steering LR . LT 46 121232X Cap , Spindle 47 6855M Fitting , Greasexw / 51 STD541431 Nut Lock He Ins . 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 54 74788520 Bolt Fin Hex 5 / 16 - 18 UNC x 1 - 1 / 4 63 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 6 - 16 UNC x 1 Gr 5 65 160367 Spacer Brace Axle 67 72140618 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 * 1 / 4 68 169827 Axle , Brace 71 175146 Steering Asm 82 169835 Bracket Susp Chassis Front 85 13,3835 Fastner Christmas Tree 88 175118 Bolt Shoulder 7 / 16 - 20 91 175553 Clip5teedng NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25,4 mm 41
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 ENGINE 28 13 29 \ OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 ENGINE KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 170546 Control , Throttle 2 17720410 Screw , Hex Head , Thread Cutting I / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 3 . . . . . . Engine , ( See Breakdown ) B & S Model No . 407777 - 0121 - E5 4 149723 Muffler 5 160589 Exhaust Tube Rh 6 159955 Exhaust Tube Lh 8 171877 Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 10 162797 Shield Browningr 13 165391 Gasket Muffle 14 148456 Tube Drain Oil Easy 16 STD551237 Washer 17 17490624 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 23 169837 Shield Bm / Dbr Guard 25 145996 ControlChoke 26 73920600 Nut Keps 3 / 8 - 24 29 137180 Arrestor , Spark 31 109202X Tank , Fuel 32 158990 Cap Assembly , Fuel Sears , Vented 33 123487X Clamp , Hose 37 137040 Line , Fuel 38 148315 Plug , Drain Oil Easy 44 17670412 Screw , Hex Washer Head , Thd . . Roll , 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 45 17000612 Screw Hex Wsh Thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 46 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 62 10040500 Washer Lock 5 / 6 72 71070512 Screw Hex Hd Cap 5116 - 18 x 3 / 4 81 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20Unc NOTE : Allcomponent dimensions given inU . S . inches 1inch = 25.4 mm 43
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SEATASSEMBLYTRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 KEY PAR'I " K ' = Y PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 140123 Beat 13 121248X Bushing , Snap 2 140551 Bracket , Pivot , Seat 3 71110616 BOR 14 72055412 Bolt , Carriage 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 2 19 134300 Spacer , Split . 28 x . 88 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 19 Gauge 16 121250X Spring 5 145006 Clip , Push - in Hinged 6 B ' 1 ] _ 541437 Nut 17 123976X LOcknut , Flange 1 / 4 Grade 5 21 171852 BOiLShoulder 3 / 16 - 18 UNC 7 124181X Spring , Seat 22 STD541431 Nut 8 1700 _ 616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16x 1 - 1 / 2 24 19171912 Washer 17132 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Ga . 9 19131614 Washer 13 / 32 x 1x 14 Gauge 25 127019X Bolt , Shoulder 3 / 16 - 19x . 62 10 174894 Pan , Seatat 11 166369 Knob Se NOTE : All component dimensions given In U , S . 12 121246X Bracket , Switch Mounting inches 1 inch = 25,4 mm 44
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 DECALS 10 2O _ 12 12 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 156811 Decal , Oper , Instr . 13 177284 Decal , Lower Dash 2 165407 Decal , HP Engine 14 160396 Decal , V - Belt Schematic 3 177356 Decal , Hood , R . H . 16 138047 Decal Battery Diehard 4 177357 Decal , Hood , LH . 20 149516 Decal , Battery DngdPsn Eng 5 174322 Oeca _ Hood Replacement 21 164 _ 65 Decal , Strng Whlle 6 133644 Decal , Customer Maintenance - - 138311 Decal , Lift Hand 7 177355 Decal , Hood Side - - 165800X428 Pad Footrest LH STLT 8 172331 Decal , Deck - - 165799X428 Pad Footrest RH STLT 9 163204 Decal , Fender . CraRsman - - 169210 Decal By Pass LT Hydro 10 156439 Decal , Fender Danger - - 177462 Owner's Manual , English 12 146046 Decal , V - BeR Drive Schematic - - 177463 Owner's Manual , Spanish WHEELS & TIRES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Valve Cap , Tire 2 65139 Stem , Valve 3 106222X Tim , Front 4 59904 Tube , Front Tire ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 106732X427 Rim , Front 2 _ 5,8 278H Fitting , Grease ( Front Wheel Only ) 4,10 904G _ 1 Searing , Flange ( Front Wheel Only ) 8 106108X427 Rim , Rear 9 122082X Tire , Rear / , 9 11 10 7152J Tube , Rear Tire ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 11 104757X428 Cap , , Axle . ° 144334 Sealant Tire 10 oz . NOTE : All component dimensions given inU . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 45
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 LIFTASSEMBLY 7 41 / / I , 37 / 3 / ' / 1 13 6 6 13 19 20 2O 13 15 32 19 15 32 46
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 LIFTASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159460 Lift Lever Inner Wire Assembly 2 159471 Shaft Assembly , Lift 3 105767X Pin , Groove 4 120 ( _ O02 E _ ing 5 19211621 Washer 21 / 32 x 1 x 21 Gauge 6 120183X Bearing , Nylon 7 125631X Grip . Handle , Fluted 8 122365X Button , Plunger , Red 11 139865 Link , Lift , LH . 12 139866 Link , Lift , R . H . 13 STD624008 Retainer Spring 15 173288 Link , Front 16 73350800 Nut , Hex , Jam 1 / 2 - 13 UNC 17 130171 Trunnion 18 73800800 Locknut , Hex , with Washer Insert 1 / 2ol 3 UNC 19 139868 Arm , Suspension , Rear 20 163552 Retainer Spring 31 169865 Bearing , Pvt . L _ t3 / 32 73540600 Nut , Crownlock 8 - 24 36 155097 Pointer Height Indicator 37 123935X Plug Ho _ e 38 1706 ( _ 16 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 40 19112410 Washer 11 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 2 10 Ga . 41 155098 Indicator Height NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 47
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 9t7.272440 MOWERDECK / 21 116 113 111 114 I I \ t6 1t8 _ i 30 131 i _ _ , _ 192 129 J
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 MOWERDECK KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Knob Custom Oval 1 165892 Mower Deck Assembly , 42 " 67 51498469 V - Bett 2 S'rD533107 Bolt 68 1449 Nut Lock Hex w / Ins . 3 / 8 - 16 3 138017 Bracket Assembly , Sway Bar , 9 _ 7380 ( To00 Mulcher Cover Front 101 136420 Screw Pan Hd Phillips 10 - 24 x 5 / 8 4 165460 Bracket Sway Bar 38 / 42 " eck 102 71081016 Washer # 10 5 S ] _ 624008 RetainerSpdng 103 19061216 Washer . Lock 6 130832 Arm , Suspension , Rear 104 STD551110 Latch Assembly , Bagger 8 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1,25 Gr . 8 105 160793 Nut , Weld 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 106 2029J Bracket , Gauge , Wheel LH . 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 111 155197 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel R . H . 11 134149 Blede , Mulching 112 155198 Screw Taping 5116 - 16 13 137645 Shaft Assembly , Mandrel , Vented 113 17060514 Nut , Hex , Keps 5 / 16 - 18 Unc ( Includes Key Number 12 ) 114 ST [ To41431 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 Uncx 1 / 2 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 115 72110504 Bolt , Shoulder 15 110485X Bearing , Batl , Mandrel 116 4898H Wheel , Gauge 16 174493 Stdpper , Mower Dock 117 165746 Nut , Centedock 3 / 6 - 16 18 72140505 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 118 73930600 19 132827 Bolt . Shoulder 119 $ 10551037 Washer 3 / 8 x 7 / 8 x 14 Gauge Bracket 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 121 143723 Washer 13 / 32 x 15 / 16 x12 Ga . 21 STD541431 NutCrownlock5i16 - 18UNC 129 19131312 22 134753 Stiffener Bracket 130 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 Unc xl Gr . 6 23 131267 Bracket , Deflector 131 $ 10533710 Bolt , Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16UNCx 1 Arm Spdng Brake Mower 24 105304X Cap , Sleeve 142 165890 Bracket Arm Idler 42 " 25 123713 ) ( Spring , Torsion , Deflector 143 157109 Keeper Belt 42 " Clutch Cable 26 110452X Nut , Push 144 158634 Pulley Idler Flat 27 130968X428 ShiekJ , Deflector 145 165888 28 19111016 Washer 11132x5iBx16Ga . 146 171977 Bolt Carriage tdler Spring Extension 29 131491 Rod , Hinge 147 21313352 30 157722 ScrewThdrolWasher Head 148 1690 Spring Return Idler Retainer Spdng Yellow ZincGa . 31 129963 Washer , Spacer 149 165898 Washer 9132 x 3 / 4 x 16 32 153535 Pulley , Mandrel 150 19091216 Bracket Clutch 33 137266 Nut , Toplock . Flanged 151 169670 Cable Clutch 42 In 34 STD533717 Bolt 152 169676 Washer Flat 3 / 8 " Type B 36 131494 Pulley , Idler . Flat 153 71696745 37 STD551037 Washer 13132x13116x16Ga 154 1696 Spring Retainer 40 STD541437 NutCrownlock3 / 6 - 16UNC 155 169671 Spring Retention Lever Spacerlutch 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , LH . 156 169672 Rod C 45 STD624003 Retainer 157 169669 Screw Hex Thd Cut 114 - 20 x5 / 8 46 137729 Screw , Thd . Roll 1 / 4o20 x 5 / 8 158 17720410 48 133944 Washer . Hardened 159 72140614 Bolt Rdhd Sqn 3 / 6 - 16 UNC x 1 - 314 Mandrel Assembly ( includes Key 49 174284 Roller Assembly , Cam Follower - - 130794 Numbers 6 - 10 , 12 - 15 , 31 and 32 ) 50 131340 Bolt , Shoulder # 10 - 24 Gr . 5 51 STD541410 Locknut - - 169583 Mower Deck , Complete ( Standard Cock , Order Separately Mulcher 52 139888 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC Rate and Gauge Wheel 53 131845 Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake Components , Key Nos . 101 - 106 54 133943 Washer , Hardened 55 155046 Arm , Idler and 111 - 121 ) 56 165723 Spacer , Retainerar NOTE : All component dimensionsgiven inU . S . inches 59 141043 Guard , TUV Idt 1 inch = 25.4 mm 49
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 HYDROGEARTRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 314 - 0510 5O
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 HYDROGEARTRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 314 - 0510 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 170351 Main Housiog , Assembly 59 170408 Rotor , Brake 2 170352 Side Housing , Assembly 60 142883 Brake Puck 3 170353 Center Section , Assembly 61 142882 Puck Plata 4 170354 Swashplate , Trunion Machioed 62 142887 Brake Actuedng Pin 5 169898 Block - Assembly 63 170410 Hfhcs 114 - 20x2 W / 6 170355 Sealant 10.50z Patch , SpecialFlange 7 170356 Hex Flange Screw 1 / 4 - 20 X 1.25 64 142892 Bo _ t , 114 - 20 X 1 W / Patch 8 170357 Stud , 5 / 16 - 24 Hex Double End 65 170411 Spacer 9 170358 Shag , Input 66 170412 Spdng , Brake Arm Bias 10 170359 Ring - Retaining 67 170413 Sq . Hd . Bolt 5 / 16 - 24 - Ribbed 11 170360 Spacer 68 170414 Arm , Brake 12 169870 Riog - Retaining 69 170415 Siottad Hex Nut 5 / 16 - 24 13 170361 Seal , Lip , 67 X 1.58 X . 276 70 170416 Cotter Pin 3 / 32 X 3 / 4 14 169869 Ball Brg 17ram IdX 40ram Od X 71 170417 Compression Spdng Brake Anti - 12mm aDragsher , 16 170362 HexFlange Head Screw5 / 16 - 72 170418 W Ht . 5 LD . X 1 O . D . X 24 ) ( 0.75 . 032 17 170363 Lip Seal 18 X 32 X 7 73 142884 Flat - Washer 11132 I . D . X 7 / 8 18 170364 Arm , Control O . D 19 150771 Bearing , 30x52x13 Thrust 74 170419 Oil Seal . 625 X 1.0 X . 25 23 170365 Check Plug Assembly , Washer 75 170420 Check Plug Assembly , . 027 . 24 170366 Shag , Motor Washer 27 170367 Gear - Pinion , 13t 76 170421 Stud . 5 / 16 - 24 Friction Pack 28 170368 10t / 48t Gear 77 170422 Puck , . 330 X t . 50 X . 0975 29 170369 Gear , 10t Jackshag 78 142969 Bpring , HelicalComp 30 170370 60t Bull Gear 79 142980 Spacer 31 170371 Sleeve Beadng . 75 X 1.575 X 80 150778 Hex Lock Nut 5 / 16 - 24Unjf ( Nyion . 625 Insert ) 32 170389 SleeveBeedng ( Out board ) 81 170423 Wedge , Friction Pack . 75xl . 750x . 625 82 170424 Clip , Washer . 316x1.50x . 104B 33 142991 Washer , 3 / 4 Id X 1 - 112 Od X . 13 ( P _ ated ) Thk 83 161168 Pin , Standard Headless 34 170390 Lip Seal Axle Seal 84 170425 Fitting , 5 / 16 See 5 / 32 Tube 35 170391 Shaft , Axle . 75 X 11,39 ( Key , 85 170426 Hose , Expansion Tank R , H . ) 87 142917 Cap - Poppat Valve 36 170392 Shaft , Axle . 75 X 16,99 ( Key , 88 170429 Bolt , Serf Tapping 10 - 32 X 1 / 2 L . H . ) 90 170430 Puck , Inner Wedge 37 150792 Mitar Gear ( Splioed ) 9G 170431 Spring Clip - Housiog Thrust 38 150793 Miter Gear 15t ( 0,5 Id ) 107 170432 Deflector 39 150809 Shag 168 170433 Washer , Motor Shag 40 170393 Ring , Spiral Retaining . 71 _ ix1 . 15odx . 030thk 41 170394 Pin , Jackshaft 109 170434 Plug , Sae # 6 42 170395 Magnet , Ring 111 170435 O - Ring , 07X . 301 I . D . 43 170396 Spdng , Bypass 113 170437 Bracket , Support Expansion Tank 44 150797 Hydro Mtg Screw 3 / 8 - 24 X 2.5 116 170438 SiliconSponge Long 119 170439 Fan , 7 In . 45 170397 Filter 120 170440 Pulley 46 170398 Base . Filter 121 170441 Hex Lock Nut 1 / 2 - 20 ( Nylon 47 170999 Actuator . Bypass Insert ) 48 1704 _ ) Rod , Bypass Actuator 122 170442 Washer , BelleviUe 49 170401 Arm , Bypass 123 170443 BeltKeeper 50 170402 Retaining Ring . 250 External 124 170444 CentarSection - Filter - Bypass 51 170403 Seal , Lip . 741 X . 250 X . 250 Tc Assembly 52 170404 Flat Washer , 5 / 8 ld X 1.00d X 125 170445 FilterAssembly , 05 Thk 126 170446 Fan - Pulley Service Assembly 53 170405 Retaioiog Ring 127 170447 Seal - O - Ring Kit 54 170406 Bearing , Center Block 128 173165 Kit , Expansion Tank 55 142977 Spriog - Helioat Compression 900 166768 Transax _ eComplete 56 142978 Washer 57 150798 20w - 50 Oil NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S , inches 58 170407 Brake Yoke 1 inch = 25,4 mm 51
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 BRIGGS AND STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 407777 , TYPE NUMBER 0121 - E5 029 _ 10 y11 _ 267J 9 _ 246 188 _ : _ 445 2 - N 222 _ _ r REQUIRESSPECIALTOOLS 265 TOINSTALL SEE REPAIR INSTRUCTIONMANUAL 267 8 20 _ 27 _ - _ r _ 32 _ 1 1 1010 LABEL KIT 163 _ 287 _ ! I . / _ 447A _ 1017 _ 51 _ _ - - 220 _ 22 _ 691 _ 868 _ / 1033 VALVE OVERHAUL KIT [ 1058 _ NER'S MANUAL - ] 865B [ 1036 EMISSIONS LABEL ] 447A _ 1 10 52
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 BRIGGSANDSTRAI - rONENGINE - MODENLUMBER407777 , TYPENUMBER0121 - E5 60 _ 36 _ 1022 1029 1029 1023 1022 13 211 I 31 _ 1022 _ 1 _ 337 _ 209 % 11023AJ _ 1 383 - - _ 914 _ 1022 [ _ SfiZ i - REQUIRESSPECIALTOOLS _ . _ ] 085 " _ 788 _ _ 1169 I 1i42 ] _ F _ - - 117 , , - j 100 _ ; _ I _ 1 - 13113S095 I SIA _ _ I 692 _ 51AO ! , _ 105 , ' ' r13 _ - ] - _ i 404 o _ ' 975 276 _ 104 _ 552A _ 111122 : _ 105 , 633 @ 087 _ 601 " _ _ ' 1 : 760 . ( _ 1127 _ ] 672 _ 150 I _ J 987 @ 1123 _ : _ 1124 _ 633 @ 53
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TRACTO - R - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 BRIGGSANDSTRATrONENGINE - MODELNUMBER407777 , TYPNEUMBER0121 - E5 o30 363 197 40 30 _ l _ , o , J03s1 _ t051 _ 311 462 717 _ 579 697 54
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272440 BRIGGS AND STRAI - I'ON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER407777 , TYPE NUMBER0121 - E5 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 690231 Cylinder Assembly 121 499811 Carburetor Overhaul Kit 2 499585 Bushing - Cylinder 122 690952 Spacer - Carburetor 3 391086 • Seal - Oil 125 499804 Carburetor 4 690069 Sum - Engine 139 690993 Valve - Throttleaft 5 499587 Hea _ - 131 499805 Sh Kit Cylinder No . 1 Throttle 5A 499595 Head - Cylinder No . 2 133 499806 Float - Carburetor 7 690962 , + Gasket - Cylinder Head 135 499803 Fuel Transfer Tube 8 499601 Breather Assembly 137 690994 O : _ Gasket - Float Bowl 9 690937 * Gasket - Breather 141 499807 Choke Shaft Kit 10 690960 Screw Breather Assy . ) 142 499808 _ Nozzle - Carburetor 11 690942 Tube - Brea her 146 94388 Key - Timing t2 690945 * Gasket - Crankcase 159 690995 _ : _ Gasket - Nozzle 13 690360 Screw ( Cylinder Head ) 160 690996 Retainer - Solenoid 15 690946 Plug - Oil Drain 163 691001 • Gasket * Air Cleaner 16 691046 Crankshaft 187 691050 Line - Fuel ( Cut to Required 29 690947 * Seal - Oil ( PTO Bide ) Length ) 22 690308 Screw ( Engine Sump ) 187A 691049 Line - Fuel 23 691053 Flywheel 188 690960 Screw ( Control Bracket ) 24 222698 Key - Flywheel 192 690083 Adjuster * Rocker Arm 25 499598 Piston Assembly ( Btd . ) 197 690969 Screw Back Plate 499589 Piston Assembly ( . 010 O . S . ) 209 691018 Sprng - Governor 499590 Piston Assembly ( . 020 O . S . ) 211 691019 Spring - Governed Idle 499591 Piston Assembly ( . 030 O . B . ) 212 691020 Link - Throttle 26 499604 Ring Set - Pisthn ( Std ) 213 691021 Bracket - Choke Control 499605 Ring Set - Piston ( . 010 O . B . ) 216 691022 Link - Choke 499606 Ring Set - Piston ( . 020 O . S . ) 219 394348 Gear - Governor 499607 Ring Set - Piston ( . 030 O . S . ) 220 690412 Washer ( Governor Lever ) 27 690975 Lock - Piston Pin 222 691023 Bracket - Control 28 499582 Pin - Piston 227 691048 Control Lever * Governor 29 499583 Rod - Connecting 231 690718 Screw ( Choke Valve ) 32 690976 Screw ( Connecting Rod ) 240 691035 Filter - Fuel 33 499596 Valve - Exhaust 250 690957 Retainer - Breather 34 499597 Valve - Intake 252 690956 Element - Breather 35 690963 Spring - Valve ( Intake ) 265 691024 Clamp - Casing 36 690963 Spring - Valve ( Exhaust ) 267 695134 Screw ( Casing Clamp ) 46 690964 Retainer - Valve 276 690997 , O _ Sealing Washer 42 499586 Keeper - Valve 278 690097 Washer ( Gov . Control Lever ) 45 690977 Valve Tappet 287 690960 Screw Dipstick Tube 46 690978 Cam Shaft 304 691004 Housng - Blower 48 693893 Short Block 305 691005 Screw ( Blower Housing ) 50 690948 Manifold - intake 309 691262 Motor - Starter 51 90949 , _ + Gasket - Intake 310 691263 Bolt - Starter Motor 51A 696950 , _ 1 _ Gasket - Intake 311 497608 Brush Set 53 690951 Stud ( Carburetor ) 332 691059 Nut ( Flywheel ) 54 690953 Screw Intake Manifold ) 333 691060 Armature - Magneto 73 691055 Screen - Rotat n9 334 691061 Screw ( Ivlagneto Armatu re ) 74 691057 Screw Rotating Screen 337 691043 Spark Plug 75 691056 Washer Fywhee 358 499889 Gasket Set 89 690283 Plug - Oil 363 691062 Flywheel Puller 95 690718 Screw Throttle Valve ) 98 499802 Idle Speed Kit Included in Engine Gasket Set , Ref , No . 358 164 690984 O Pin - Float Hinge 165 690985 O Valve - Float Needle O Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Rof . 168 696986 Valve - Choke No . 121ed Includ in Carburetor Gasket Set , Ref . 117 696232 O Jet - Main ( Standard NO . d977ed 690989 Jet - Main H9 h Altitude + Inclu inValve Overhaul 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 917.272440 BRIGGS AND STRA'I - rON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 407777 , 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 . + Seal - Valve 445 499486 Filter - Air Cleaner Cartridge 871 690969 Bushing - Guide 447 691003 Screw ( Air Guide Cover ) 877 399916 Alternator Connector / Wire 447A 690960 Screw ( Air Guide Cover 883 690970 - + Gasket - Exhaust 462 691261 Washer Starter Cabe 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 06910296 Nut ( Gov , Control Lever ) 934 691058 Screw ( Fan Retainer ) 510 4976 Drive - Starter 943 690589 • O - Ring Seal ( Oil Pump 513 36920246 Clutch - Drive Cover ) 523 6910 Dipstick 947 499909 Solenoid - Fuel 524 691032 • Dipstick Tube Seal 965 499613 Oil Pump Cover 525 691037 Dipstick Tube 967 273638 Filter - Pre - Cleaner 526 690960 Screw ( Regulator ) 968 499788 Cover - Air Cleaner 544 Armature - Starter Service 975 499810 Bowl - Float wth 691262 Starter Motor 977 499812 Gasket Set - Carburetor 552 690552 Bushing - Governor Crank 987 691000 O _ : Seal - Throttle Shaft 552A 690553 Bushing - Governor Crank 1005 691243 Fan - Flywheel 562 690311 Bolt ( Gov . Control Lever ) 1006 691247 Retainer - Fan 573 691009 Plate - Back 1013 690954 Nipple - Oil Filter 579 691029 Nut ( Starter Cable ) 1017 690770 Oil Pump Screen 601 691038 Clamp - Hose 1019 690103 Label Kit 615 690317 Retainer - Governor Shaft 1022 690971 , + Gasket - Rocker Cover 616 691045 Crank - Governor 1023 499599 Cover - Rocker ( Cyl . No . It2 628 690960 Screw ( Fuel Pump Bracket ) 1023A 499600 Cover - Rocker IICyL No . 633 690998 O1 : Seal - Choke Shaft 1024 499054 Pump - Oil 635 66538 Boot - Spark Plu 654 690958 Nut ( Carbureto J _ r ) 1026 690981 Rod - Push Steel _ 1026A 690982 Rod - Push Aumlnum 668 691215 Spacer 1027 492932 Filter - Oil 672 690234 0 : [ : Gasket - Carburetor Plate 1029 690972 RockerArm 691 690657 • Governor Shaft Seal 1033 499890 Valve Overhaul Kit 697 690372 Screw ( Drive Cap ) 1035 691042 Shaft - Pumps 703 691010 Clip 1036 695104 Emission Label 718 690959 Pin - Locating 1051 691265 Ring - Retaining 726 499612 Gear - Ring 1058 274277 Owner's Manual 729 694123 WireClip 1090 691293 Retainer - Brush 741 690980 Gear - Timing 1100 690973 Rocker Ai'm Pivot 742 690328 E - Ring Retainer 1119 691183 Screw ( Alternator ) 750 691033 Screw LOil Pump Cover ) 1123 690987 0 ¢ O - Ring Seal ( Solenoid 783 693058 Gear - Pinion Retainer _ 788 691039 Fuel Pum _ p Bracket 1124 690988 O : 1 : O - Ring _ eaI - Fuel Transfer 769 695050 Harness - Widng Tube 797 693167 Screw ( Brush Retainer ) 1126 690991 Screw ( Fuel Transfer Tube 798 690967 Screw CRocker Arm ) 1127 690992 Screw ( Float Bowl ) 801 691283 Cap - Dnve 1128 690990 O Screw ( Carburetor No _ le ) 802 691286 Cap - End 1169 690990 Screw ( Carburetor Cover 803 - - - - - - Housing ( Service with Plate 691262 Starter Motor ) - - - - 445777 - 0027 - E2 Replacement Engine 842 691031 • Dipstick / Tube Seal RPM Settings : Low Speed : 1900 - 210000 847 499602 Dipstick / Tube Assembly High Speed : 3000 - 32 851 691234 TerminaI - Sparkplug Includedin Engine Gasket Set , Ref . No . n358cluded O I in CarburetorOverhaul Kit , Ref . No 121ed Includ in Carburetor Gasket Set , Ref . No , 977 + Includedin Valve Overhaul Kit , Ref . No . 1033 NOTE : All componentdimensionsgiven in U . S . inches1 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 Operate your Tractor up and down the face of slopes ( not greater than 15 ° ) , never across the face . Make turns gradu - ally to prevent tipping or loss of control . Exercise extreme caution when changing direction on slopes .
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33140403 Key ignition molded craftsman, delta
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29174332X599 Grill lens
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116138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
116130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
116STD533710 Bolt rdhd sqneck 3/8-16 x 1
120409148 Nut lock flg 3/8-16
14STD551125 Washer lock hvy helical
1574490544 Bolt hex flghd 5/16-18 unc x 1.25
150175456 Spacer . retainer
15119133210 Washer
156166002 Serrated washer
158165589 Shift
159183900 Hub tapered flange shift lt
16STD541431 Nut lock hex w/ins. 5/16-18 unc
16172140406 T bolt
16273680400 Locknut
16374780416 Bolt hex fin 1/4-20 unc x 1 grade 5
16419091210 Washer 5/8 x .281 x 10 ga
165165623 Bracket pivot lever
166166880 Screw 5/16 - 18 x 5/8 tt yellow
168165492 Bolt . shoulder
169165580 Plate . fastener
19STD541437 Nut lock hex w/wsh 3/8-16 unc
197169613 Snap nyliner
198169593 Washer
199169612 Bolt shoulder
200STD533110 Bolt rdhd sqnk 5/16-18 unc x 1
202STD533717 Bolt carr sh 3/8-16 x 1-3/4 gr. 5
21130564 Knob pistol
212145212 Hex nut
22169498 Hg rod brake
24STD541237 Nut, hex jam 3/8-16 unc
25106888X Spring rod
26STD551037 Washer
27STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 3/4 cad.
28175765 Rod . brake
2971673 Plunger cap
30169592 Bracket tran
32STD523107 Bolt hex hd 5/16-18 unc x 3/4
34175578 Shaft assembly, foot pedal nibbed
35120183X Bearing
36STD551062 Washer
37STD571810 Pin roll
38165936 Flat pulley
39STD523730 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 x 3
40175461 Spacer split 395 x 59 bzp
41175556 Keeper belt
4219131312 Washer
47139245 Pulley, idler, v-groove
48154407 Cl bellcrank
49123205X Retainer
50STD523715 Bolt
51STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
52STD541431 Nut, crowlock 5/16-18 unc
53105710X Link
55105709X Spring
5617000616 Screw 3/8-16 x 1
57140294 Belt
59169691 Keeper . belt
6117000612 Screw . 3/8-16 x 3/4
628883R Pedal cover
63175410 Pulley eng cl mech 38 deg
64173937 Bolt hex 7/16-20 x 4 gr.5
65STD551143 Washer
66154778 Keeper - belt
70134683 Keeper
71169183 Strap, torque, lh hydro
73169182 Strap, torque, rh hydro
74137057 Spacer
75121749X Washer
76STD581075 E-ring
77123583X Square key
78121748X Washer
8165866 Rod shift fender adjust stlt
81165596 Cross shaft
82165711 Shift spring
8319171216 Washer
84169594 Transmission link
89164890X428 Shift console
90124346X Nut
95169497 Tires
96STD624003 Retainer spring 1" zinc/cad
05479J Plug
0177463 Owner's manual, spanish
0177462 Owners manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Decal, by pass lt hydro
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1159944X428 Steering wheel
10175121 Link drag extended
11STD551137 Washer, lock
13136518 Spacer
15145212 Hex nut
17407600 Shaft assembly, steering
2195673 Axle assembly stmp dropped stl
26126847X Bushing
2819131416 Washer
2917000612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
3169840 Left Spindle assembly left hand
30STD561210 Pin
32192757 Rod, tie
36155106 Bushing, steering
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38159946X428 S insert . cap
3919132411 Washer
4169839 Spindle assembly right hand
40STD541537 Nut lock center 3/8-24 unf
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
0177463 Owner's manual, spanish
0177462 Owners manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Decal, by pass lt hydro
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1170546X428 Control, throttle
10146629 Shield browning
13273485 Gasket muffler
14148456 Plug drain oil easy drain
16STD551237 Washer
1717060624 Screw thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2
217720408 Screw, hex head, thread cutting 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, (see breakdown) b and s model no. 40777...
31109202X Fuel tank
32140527 Cap assembly, fuel sears, vented
33123487X Clamp hose
37137040 Fuel line
38181654 Plug, drain oil easy
4149723 Muffler, assembly, twin lo-tone
4417670412 Screw, hex washer head, thread, roll. 1/4-20 x 3/4
4517000612 Screw
4619091416 Washer
5160589 Tube manifold
6159955 Tube manifold
62STD551131 Washer lock 5/6
72192334 Screw
8171877 Bolt 5/16-18 unc x 1-3/4 with sems
81STD541425 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
05479J Plug
0177463 Owner's manual, spanish
0177462 Owners manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Decal, by pass lt hydro
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1401043 Seat
10195530 Pan, seat
11166369 Adjustment knob . seat
12121246X Bracket
13121248X Bushing
1472050412 Bolt, rdhd sht nk 1/4 - 20 x 1 - 1/2
15134300 Spacer
16121250X Spring
1773680400 Locknut, flange 1/4 grade 5
2140551 Bracket pivot
21171852 Bolt
22STD541431 Nut
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
7124181X Spring
817000616 Head bolt
919131612 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 gauge
05479J Plug
0177463 Owner's manual, spanish
0177462 Owners manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Decal, by pass lt hydro
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
1156811 Decal fender stlth operating instructions e/s
10156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
12146046 Decal, v-belt, drive, schematic
13177284 Lower Decal, lower dash
14160396 Decal v-belt schematic 42" eng
16138047 Decal, battery, dirhard, sears
2273852 Decal, hp engine
20149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
21164065 Decal, strng. whl. domed prem. srs
3177356 Decal, hood, r.h.
4177357 Decal, hood, l.h.
5174322 Decal hood replacement
6133644 Decal maintance customer sears domestic
7177355 Decal, hood side
8172331 Decal mower srs heavy duty 12 ga
9163204 Decal, fender, craftsman
05479J Plug
0177463 Owner's manual, spanish
0177462 Owners manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Decal, by pass lt hydro
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
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
0177463 Owner's manual, spanish
0177462 Owners manual
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0169210 Decal, by pass lt hydro
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
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 Locknut, hex, with washer insert 1/2-13 unc
19139868 Arm suspension
2159471 Assembly line shaft
20163552 Clip, hairpin (standard hardware-purchase locally)
3105767X Pin
31169865 Bearing . pivot
3273540600 Crownlock nut
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
101177463 Owner's manual, spanish
101177462 Owners manual
101169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
101169210 Decal, by pass lt hydro
101184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
101184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
101100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
101138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
101130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
101198383 Mulch plate
10271081010 Screw
10319061216 Washer
104STD551110 Washer, lock
105160793 Assembly b latch
1062029J Nut weld .327/.304 no. 10-24
11134149 Blade
111181040 Bracket, gauge, wheel l.h.
112181040 Bracket, gauge, wheel r.h.
11317060514 Screw tapping 5/16-18 unc
114STD541431 Nut, hex, keps 5/16-18 unc
115872110504 Bolt, carriage 5/16 unc x 1/2
1164898H Shoulder bolt
117165746 Gauge wheel
11873930600 Locknut
119STD551037 Washer 3/8 x 7/8 x 14 gauge
121143723 Bracket
12919131312 Washer
13137646 Shaft assembly, mandrel, vented (includes key n...
130STD523710 Bolt,fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
131STD533710 Bolt, rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
14128774 Housing
142165890 Arm spring b
143157109 Idler bracket
144158634 Keeper belt
145173437 Pulley idler flat
146171977 Carriage bolt
147131335 Spring
148169022 Spring idler
149165898 Retainer spring yellow zinc
15110485X Bearing
150STD551025 Washer 9/32 x 3/4 x 16 ga.
151169670 Clutch bracket
152175067 Cable clutch 42 in
153169674 Flat washer
154169675 Spring retainer
155169671 Spring retention lvr clutch cable
156169672 Spacer
157169669 Clutch rod
15817720408 Screw hex thd cut 1/4-20 x 5/8
159STD533717 Bolt rdhd sqn 3/8-16 unc x 1-3/4
16174493 Stripper
18STD533106 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
19132827 Bolt shoulder
2STD533107 Bolt
20159770 Vortex baffle
21STD541431 Nut crownlock 5/16-18 unc
22177563 Stiffener bracket
23177563 Bracket, deflector
24105304X Cap
25123713X Spring
26110452X Push nut
27130968 Shield, deflector
2819111016 Washer
29131491 Rod , hinge
3138017 Bracket
30173984 Screw thdrol washer head
31187690 Washer, spacer
32173436 Pulley, mandrel
33139729 Nut, toplock, flanged
34STD533717 Bolt
36173438 Pulley, idler, flat
37STD551037 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 ga
4165460 Sway bracket
40STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
44140088 Guard
45STD624003 Retainer
46137729 Screw
48133944 Washer
49174284 Cam roller
5STD624008 Retainer spring
50131340 Bolt
51STD541410 Locknut
52139888 Bolt
53184907 Arm assembly, pad, brake
54178515 Washer, hardened
55155046 Arm idler 42" mower lt/yt
56165723 Spacer . retainer
59141043 Guard
6130832 Arm, suspension, rear
67149846 Knob, deluxe 1/2-13
68144959 Belt
8850857 Bolt blade
9STD551137 Washer, lock
92STD541437 Nut lock hex w/lns. 3/8-16
1170351 Housing
10170359 Ring retainer
107170432 Deflector
108170433 Washer, motor shaft .71 id x 1.15 od x .030 thk
109142914 Plug, sae #6
11170360 Spacer
111170435 O-ring .07 x .301 i.d.
112173165 Shield, vent
113170437 Support bracket
116173165 Silicon sponge
119170439 Transaxle fan
12169870 Ring , retainer
120170440 Pulley, 3.68
121170441 Hex lock nut
122170442 Belleville washer
123170443 Belt keeper
124170444 Kit, center section filter bypass center sectio...
125173098 Filter assembly
126170446 Fan pulleys
127170447 Kit, sel - lip seal .67 x 1.58 x .276; lip seal...
13170361 Seal, lip, .67 x 1.58 x .276
14169869 Ball bearing
16170362 Hex flange head screw 5/16-24 x 0.75
17170363 Seal, lip 18 x 32 x 7
18170364 Control arm
19150771 Brg, thrust ball 30 x 52 x 13
2170352 Housing
23170365 Check plug assembly, washer
24170366 Shaft, motor
27170367 Pinion gear
28170368 Gear 1 ot / 48t
29170369 Gear, 1 ot jackshaft
3170353 Kit, center section center section, machined bu...
30170370 60t bull gear
31170371 Sleeve bearing .75 x 1.575 x .625
32170389 Sleeve bearing
33142991 Washer, 3/4 id x 1-1/2 od x .13 thk
34170390 Lip seal, axle shaft
35170391 Axle shaft
36170392 Axle
37198309 Miter gear (splined)
38198309 Miter gear 15t (0.5 id)
39150809 Shaft
4170354 Swashplate, trunnion machined
40170393 Spiral ring
41170394 Jackshaft pin
42190395 Magnet, ring
43170396 Spring , bypass
44150797 Hydro mtg screw 3/8-24 x 2.5 long
45170398 Filter
46170398 Base , filter
47170999 Actuator, bypass
48170400 Rod, bypass actuator
49170401 Arm, bypass
5169898 Kit, cylinder block (10cc); 10cc cylinder block...
50170402 Retaining ring .250 external
51170403 Seal, lip, .741 x .250 x .250 tc
52170404 Flat washer
53170405 Retaining ring
54170406 Bearing, center block
55142977 Spring
56142978 Washer
57150798 20w-50 oil
58170407 Brake yoke
59170408 Rotor, brake
6170355 Sealant 10.5 oz.
60142883 Brake
61142882 Puck
62142887 Brake
63170410 Hex cap screw
64142892 Bolt
65161174 Spacer
66170412 Spring , brake arm bias
67170413 Square head bolt 5/16-24-ribbed
68186352 Arm, brake
69144607 Slotted hex nut 5/16-24
7170356 Screw
70144608 Cotter pin 3/32 x 3/4
71161181 Compression spring brake anti-drag
72142974 Washer, ht .5 i.d. x 1 o.d. x .032
73142884 Washer
74142909 Oil seal .625 x 1.0 x .25
75170420 Assembly, check plug w/washer, 027
76161134 Stud, 5/16-24 friction pack
77170422 Puck, .330 x 1.50 x .0975
78142969 Spring
79142980 Spacer
8170357 Stud, 5/16-24 hex double end
80150778 Hex lock nut 5/16-24 unjf (nylon insert)
81170423 Wedge, friction pack
82170424 Clip washer
83161162 Pin, standard headless
84170425 Fitting, 5/16 sae 5/32 tube
85170426 Expansion hose
86173165 Expansion tank
87170424 Clip washer
88161175 Bolt, self tapping 10-32 x 1/2
9170358 Input shaft
90170430 Puck, inner wedge
93170431 Spring clip