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Owner's Manual I ( " nFTSMnIN , LAWN TRACTOR 17.0 HP , 42 " Mower Electric Start 6 Speed Transaxle Model No . 917.272650 differently from previously built engines . Before you start the [ _ ] ] ] This product has a low emission engine which operates engine , read and understand this Owner's Manual . IMPORTANT : For answers to your questions Read and follow all Safety about this product , Call : Rules and Instructions before 1 - 800 - 659 - 5917 Sears Craftsman Help Line operating this equipment . 5 am - 5 pm , Mon - Sat Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 U . S . A . Visit our Craftsman website : www . sears . com / craftsman
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Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Assembly / P re - Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1117 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32er Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sears Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cov LIMITED WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT For two ( 2 ) years from the date of purchase , if this Craftsman Riding Equipment is maintained , lubricated and tuned up according to the instructions in the owner's manual , Sears will repair or replace free of charge any parts that are found to be defective in material or workmanship according to the guidelines of coverage listed below . Sears will also provide free labor for these applicable warranted parts for the two full years . During the first 30 days of purchase , there will be no charges to service the product at your home for issues covered by this warranty . ( See exclusions below ) . For your conve - nience , IN HOME warranty service will still be available after the first 30 days of pur - chase , but a trip charge will apply . This charge will be waived if the Craftsman product is dropped off at an authorized Sears location . For the nearest authorized Sears location , please call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ® . This warranty applies only while this product is within the United States . This Warranty does not cover : • Expendable items which become worn during normal use , including but not limited to blades , spark plugs , air cleaners , belts , and oil filters . Standard Maintenance Servicing , oil changes , or tune - ups • Tire replacement or repair caused by punctures from outside objects , such as nails , thorns , stumps , or glass . • Repairs necessary because of operator abuse , 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 , elec - trical and mechanical damage caused by improper storage , failure to use the proper grade and amount of engine oil , failure to keep the deck clear of flammable debris , or failure to maintain the equipment according to the instructions contained in the owner's manual . • Engine ( fuel system ) cleaning or repairs caused by fuel determined to be contami - nated or oxidized ( stale ) . In general , fuel should be used within 30 days of its pur - chase date . • Normal deterioration and wear of the exterior finishes , or product label replacement . Riding equipment used for commercial or rental purposes . LIMITED WARRANTY ON BATTERY For ninety ( 90 ) days from date of purchase , if any battery included with this riding equip - ment proves defective in material or workmanship and our testing determines the battery will not hold a charge , Sears will replace the battery at no charge . During the first 30 days of purchase , there will be no charges to replace the battery at your HOME . After the first 30 days , for your convenience , IN - HOME warranty service will still be avail - able but a trip charge will apply . This charge will be waived if the Craftsman product is dropped off at an authorized Sears location . For the nearest authorized Sears location , please call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ® . This battery warranty applies only while this product is within the United States . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights , which vary , from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Dept . 817WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 2
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IMPORTANT : This cutting machine is capable of amputating hands and feet and throw - ing objects . Failure to observe the following safety instructions could result in serious injury or death . Be sure the area is clear of other people _ WARNING : In order to prevent ac - before mowing . Stop machine if anyone cidental starting when setting up , trans - enters the area . porting , adjusting or making repairs , Never carry passengers . always disconnect spark plug wire and Do not mow in reverse unless abso - place wire where it cannot contact spark lutely necessary . Always look down and plug . behind before and while backing . _ , WARNING : Do not coast down a hill Be aware of the mower discharge direc - tion and do not point it at anyone . Do in neutral , you may lose control of the not operate the mower without either tractor . the entire grass catcher or the guard in _ WARNING : Tow only the attachments place . that are recommended by and comply Slow down before turning . with specifications of the manufacturer of Never leave a running machine unat - your tractor . Use common sense when tended . Always turn off blades , set towing . Operate only at the lowest pos - parking brake , stop engine , and remove sible speed when on a slope . Too heavy keys before dismounting . of a load , while on a slope , is dangerous . Turn off blades when not mowing . Tires can lose traction with the ground Stop engine before removing grass and cause you to lose control of your catcher or unclogging chute . tractor . Mow only in daylight or good artificial light . _ WARNING : Engine exhaust , some Do not operate the machine while under of its constituents , and certain vehicle the influence of alcohol or drugs . components contain or emit chemicals Watch for traffic when operating near or known to the State of California to cause crossing roadways . cancer and birth defects or other repro - Use extra care when loading or un - ductive harm . loading the machine into a trailer or truck . _ WARNING : Battery posts , terminals and related accessories contain lead and Data indicates that operators , age 60 years and above , are involved in a large lead compounds , chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and percentage of riding mower - related in - juries . These operators should evaluate birth defects or other reproductive harm . their ability to operate the riding mower Wash hands after handling . safely enough to protect themselves and I , GENERAL OPERATION others from serious injury . • Read , understand , and follow all instruc - Keep machine free of grass , leaves or tions in the manual and on the machine other debris build - up which can touch before starting . hot exhaust / engine parts and burn . Do • Only allow responsible adults , who are not allow the mower deck to plow leaves familiar with the instructions , to operate or other debris which can cause build - the machine . up to occur . Clean any oil or fuel • Clear the area of objects such as rocks , spillage before operating or storing the toys , wire , etc . , which could be picked machine . Allow machine to cool before up and thrown by the blade . storage . II , SLOPE OPERATION Slopes are a major factor related to loss - of - control and tipover accidents , which can result in severe injury or death . All slopes require extra caution . If you cannot back up the slope or if you feel uneasy on it , do not mow it . 3
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DO : • Never carry children . They may fall off • Mow up and down slopes , not across . and be seriously injured or interfere with • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree safe machine operation . limbs , etc . • Never allow children to operate the • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Un - machine . even terrain could overturn the machine . • Use extra care when approaching blind Tall grass can hide obstacles . corners , shrubs , trees , or other objects • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear that may obscure vision . so that you will not have to stop or shift IV . SERVICE while on the slope . • Follow the manufacturer's recommend - • Use extra care in handling gasoline and other fuels . They are flammable and ations for wheel weights or counter - vapors are explosive . weights to improve stability . - Use only an approved container . • Use extra care with grass catchers or - Never remove gas cap or add fuel other attachments . These can change with the engine running . Allow the stability of the machine . engine to cool before refueling . Do • Keep all movement on the slopes slow not smoke . and gradual Do not make sudden - Never refuel the machine indoors . changes in speed or direction . - Never store the machine or fuel • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If container inside where there is an tires lose traction , disengage the blades open flame , such as a water heater . and proceed slowly straight down the • Never run a machine inside a closed slope . area . DO NOT : • Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade • Do not turn on slopes unless neces - attachment bolts , tight and keep equip - sary , and then , turn slowly and gradually ment in good condition . downhill , if possible . • Never tamper with safety devices . • Do not mow near drop - offs , ditches , Check their proper operation regularly . or embankments . The mower could • Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or suddenly turn over if a wheel is over other debris build - up . Clean oil or fuel the edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge spillage . Allow machine to cool before caves in . storing . • Do not mow on wet grass . Reduced • Stop and inspect the equipment if you traction could cause sliding . strike an object . Repair , if necessary , • Do not try to stabilize the machine by before restarting . putting your foot on the ground . • Never make adjustments or repairs with • Do not use grass catcher on steep the engine running . slopes . • Grass catcher components are subject III . CHILDREN to wear , damage , and deterioration , which could expose moving parts or Tragic accidents can occur if the operator allow objects to be thrown . Frequently is not alert to the presence of children . Children are often attracted to the ma - check components and replace with manufacturer's recommended parts , chine and the mowing activity . Neveras - sume that children will remain where you when necessary . last saw them . • Mower blades are sharp and can cut . • Keep children out of the mowing area Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and and under the watchful care of another use extra caution when servicing them . responsible adult . • Check brake operation frequently . Ad - • Be alert and turn machine off if children just and service as required . enter the area . • Before and when backing , look behind and down for small children . 4
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• Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree • Be sure the area is clear of other people limbs , etc . before mowing . Stop machine if anyone • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Uneven enters the area . terrain could overturn the machine . Tall • Never carry passengers or children grass can hide obstacles . even with the blades off . • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - so that you will not have to stop or shift lutely necessary . Always look down and while on the slope . behind before and while backing . • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If • Never carry children . They may fall off tires lose traction , disengage the blades and be seriously injured or interfere with and proceed slowly straight down the safe machine operation . slope . • Keep children out of the mowing areaher • If machine stops while going uphill , and under the watchful care of anot disengage blades , shift into reverse and responsible adult . back down slowly . • Be alert and turn machine off if children • Do not turn on slopes unless necessary , enter the area . and then , turn slowly and gradually • Before and when backing , look behind downhill , if possible . and down for small children . • Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , not across . 5
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In the state of California the above is re - PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS quired by law ( Section 4442 of the Califor - Gasoline 1.25 nia Public Resources Code ) . Other states Unleaded and Capacity and may have similar laws . Federal laws apply Type : Regular on federal lands . A spark arrester for the Oil Type SAE 30 ( Above 32 ° F ) muffler is available through your nearest _ , PI - SF - SJ ) : SAE 5W - 30 ( Below 32 ° F Sears service center ( See REPAIR PARTS 3.0 Pints section of this manual ) . Oil Capacity : REPAIR PROTECTION Spark Plug : Champion RC12YC ( Gap : . 030 " ) AGREEMENTS Forward : 1st 1.1 Ground Speed Congratulations on making a smart pur - 2rid 1.4 ( MPH ) : chase . Your new Craftsman ® product is 3rd 2.2 designed and manufactured for years of 4th 3.3 dependable operation . But like all prod - 5th 4.4 ucts , it may require repair from time to time . That's when having a Repair Protec - 6th 4.9 tion Agreement can save you money and Reverse : 1.4 aggravation . Tire Pressure : Front : 14 PSI Purchase a Repair Protection Agreement Rear : 10 PSI now and protect yourself from unexpected Charging 3 Amps Battery hassle and expense . System : 5 Amps Headlights Here's what's included in the Agreement : • Expert service by our 12,000 profe - Battery : Amp / Hr : 28 sional repair specialists . Min . CCA : 230 • Unlimited service and no charge for Case Size : U1R parts and labor on all covered repairs . Blade Bolt Torque : 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . • Product replacement if your covered CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase product can't be fixed . of a new tractor . It has been designed , • Discount of 10 % from regular price of engineered and manufactured to give service and service - related parts not covered by the agreement ; also , 10 % you the best possible dependability and performance . off regular price of preventive mainte - nance check . Should you experience any problem you • Fast help by phone - phone support cannot easily remedy , please contact a Sears or other qualified service center . We from a Sears technician on products requiring in - home repair , plus conve - have competent , well - trained technicians nient repair scheduling . and the proper tools to service or repair this tractor . Once you purchase the Agreement , a Please read and retain this manual . The simple phone call is all that it takes for you to schedule service . You can call anytime instructions will enable you to assemble day or night , or schedule a service ap - and maintain your tractor properly . Always observe the " SAFETY RULES " . pointment online . Sears has over 12,000 professional repair CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES specialists , who have access to over 4.5 • Read and observe the safety rules . million quality parts and accessories . • Follow a regular schedule in main - That's the kind of professionalism you can taining , caring for and using your tractor . count on to help prolong the life of your • Follow the instructions under " Mainte - new purchase for years to come . Purchase nance " and " Storage " sections of this your Repair Protection Agreement today ! owner's manual . Some limitations and exclusions apply . _ WARNING : This tractor is equipped For prices and additional information with an internal combustion engine and call 1 - 800 - 827 - 6655 . should not be used on or near any unim - SEARS INSTALLATION SERVICE proved forest - covered , brush - covered or grass - covered land unless the engine's For Sears professional installation of home exhaust system is equipped with a spark appliances , garage door openers , water arrester meeting applicable local or state heaters , and other major home items , in laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it the U . S . A . call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ® should be maintained in effective working order by the operator . 6
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Steering Wheel Steering Wheel Insert ( 1 ) Large Flat Washer @ @ ( 1 ) Locknut 1 / 2 - 20 ( 1 ) Locknut 1 / 4 - 28 ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 1 / 4 - 28 x 1 - 1 / 4 Steering F [ _ _ Steering Wheel Extension _ St _ eritg Shaft Adapter I I I I Seat ( 1 ) Washer @ 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge _ ( 1 ) Knob For Future Use Slope Sheet Video Cassette Keys llIIl ( 2 ) Keys 7
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Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with the exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely . Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness . Review the video cassette before you begin . TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY _ ] _ Insert A socket wrench set will make assembly _ - 1 / 2 Hex Nut easier . Standard wrench sizes you need are listed below . _ _ Large Flat ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " wrench ( 1 ) Pliers Steering _ _ Washer ( 2 ) 7 / 16 " wrench ( 1 ) Utility knife VVhee , - ( 1 ) Tire pressure gauge _ teering When right or left hand is mentioned in this manual , it means when you are in Boot the operating position ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . Tabs TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM Adapter _ CARTON _ , / Extension Shaft UNPACK CARTON 1 / 4 Locknut 1 . Remove all accessible loose parts and . _ _ _ - - - _ 1 / 4 Hex Bolt parts boxes from carton . 2 . Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on all four corners of carton , and lay Lower panels flat . Steeri _ ) . . _ . _ , _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ . . . . _ 3 . Check for any additional loose parts or Shaft , " - - . _ Tab cartons and remove . . . . . _ . _ . . . _ / / Slots BEFORE REMOVING TRACTOR FROM SKID 7 . Snap steering wheel insert into center ATTACH STEERING WHEEL of steering wheel . 8 . Remove protective materials from trac - ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND tor hood and grill . BOOT IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any 1 . Slide extension shaft onto lower steer - staples in skid that may puncture tires ing shaft . Align mounting holes ininstall where tractor is to roll off skid . extension and lower shafts and INSTALL SEAT 1 / 4 hex bolt and Iocknut . Tighten Adjust seat before tightening adjustment securely . knob . IMPORTANT : Tighten bolt and nut se - 1 . Remove adjustment knob and flat curely to 10 - 12 ft . Ibs torque . 2 . Place tabs of steering boot over tab washer securing seat to cardboard packing and set aside for assembly of slots in dash and push down to se - seat to tractor . cure . 2 . Pivot seat upward and remove from INSTALL STEERING WHEEL the cardboard packing . Remove the 3 . Position front wheels of the tractor so cardboard packing and discard . they are pointing straight forward . 3 . Place seat on seat pan so head of 4 . Remove steering wheel adapter from shoulder bolt is positioned over large steering wheel and slide adapter onto slotted hole in pan . steering shaft extension . 4 . Push down on seat to engage shoulder 5 . Position steering wheel so cross bars bolt in slot and pull seat towards rear of are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide tractor . inside boot and onto adapter . 5 . Pivot seat and pan forward and as - 6 . Assemble large flat washer , 1 / 2 hex semble adjustment knob and flat nut and tighten securely . 8 washer loosely . Do not tighten .
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6 . Lowerseatinto operatingpositionand TO ROLLTRACTOR OFF SKID ( See sit in seat . Operation section for location and 7 . Slideseat until a comfortablepositionsn . function of controls ) is reachedwhich allowsyouto wpresd - 1 . Press lift lever plunger and raise clutch / brakepedalall the waydoa attachment lift lever to its highest po - 8 . Getoff seat withoutmovingits sition . justed position . 2 . Release parking brake by depressing 9 . Raiseseat and tightenadjustment clutch / brake pedal . knobsecurely . 3 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) Seat position . 4 . Roll tractor forward off skid . 5 . Remove banding holding deflector Seat shield up against tractor . TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Operation section for location and function of controls ) Bolt _ WARNING : Before starting , read , un - derstand and follow all instructions in the Operation section of this manual . Be sure tractor is in a well - ventilated area . Be sure the area in front of tractor is clear of other people and objects . 1 . Be sure all the above assembly steps have been completed . 2 . Check engine oil level and fill fuel tank with gasoline . Adj 3 . Sit on seat in operating position , depress clutch / brake pedal and set the CHECK BATTERY parking brake . 4 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) 1 . Lift seat pan to raised position . position . NOTE : If this battery is put into service 5 . Press lift lever plunger and raise after month and year indicated on label attachment lift lever to its highest posi - ( label located between terminals ) charge tion . battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 6 . Start the engine . After engine has amps . ( See " BATTERY " in Maintenance started , move throttle control to idle section of this manual for charging instruc - position . tions ) . 7 . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full Seat " BRAKE " position and hold . Move Label gearshift lever to 1st gear . 8 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal and slowly drive tractor off skid . 9 . Apply brake to stop tractor , set park - Terminal ing brake and place gearshift lever in neutral position . 10 . Turn ignition key to " STOP " position . Continue with the instructions that follow . NOTE : You may now roll or drive your tractor off the skid . Follow the appropriate instruction below to remove the tractor from the skid . 9
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INSTALL MULCHER PLATE CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF ALL BELTS ( If previously removed ) 1 . Raise and hold deflector shield in See the figures that are shown for replac - upright position . ing motion and mower blade drive belts 2 . Place front of mulcher plate over front in the Service and Adjustments section of mower deck opening and slide into of this manual . Verify that the belts are place , as shown . routed correctly . 3 . Hook front latch into hole on front of CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM mower deck . After you learn how to operate your trac - 4 . Hook rear latch into hole on back of tor , check to see that the brake is properly mower deck . adjusted . See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments section of Deflector this manual . Mulcher Shield Plate , / ' CHECKLIST Before you operate and enjoy your new tractor , we wish to assure that you receive the best performance and satisfaction from this Quality Product . Latch Please review the following checklist : Hooks , / All assembly instructions have been completed . , / No remaining loose parts in carton . LBLCAUTION : Do not remove deflector , / Battery is properly prepared and shield from mower . charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . TO CONVERTTO BAGGING OR , / Seat is adjusted comfortably and tight - DISCHARGING ened securely . , / All tires are properly inflated . ( For ship - Simply remove mulcher plate and store in ping purposes , the tires were overin - a safe place . Your mower is now ready for flated at the factory ) . discharging or installation of optional grass catcher accessory . , / Be sure mower deck is properly leveled NOTE : It is not necessary to change side - to - side / front - to - rear for best cutting blades . The mulcher blades are designed results . ( Tires must be properly inflated for discharging and bagging also . for leveling ) . , / Check mower and drive belts . Be sure they are routed properly around pulleys and inside all belt keepers . CHECKTIRE PRESSURE , / Check wiring . See that all connections The tires on your tractor were overin - are still secure and wires are properly flated at the factory for shipping purposes . clamped . Correct tire pressure is important for best While learning how to use your tractor , pay cutting performance . extra attention to the following important • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown intion items : " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " sec , / Engine oil is at proper level . of this manual . , / Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , regu - CHECK DECK LEVELNESS lar unleaded gasoline . For best cutting results , mower hous - , / Become familiar with all controls - their ing should be properly leveled . See " TOrvice location and function . Operate them LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the Se before you start the engine . and Adjustments section of this manual . , / Be sure brake system is in safe oper - ating condition . 10
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These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product . Learn and understand their meaning . R N H L I ' , , , I REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW CHOKE FAST SLOW IGNITION ENGINE OFF LIGHTS ON ENGINE ON ENGINE START PARKING BRAKE PARKING BRAKE PARKING BRAKE LOCKED UNLOCKED OVER TEMP FUEL OIL PRESSURE BATTERY REVERSE FORWARD MOWER HEIGHT MOWER LIFT LIGHT ATTACHMENT ATTACHMENT CLUTCH ENGAGED CLUTCH DISENGAGED KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) DANGER indicates a hazard which , if not avoided , & will result in death or serious injury . WARNING indicates a hazard which , if not avoided , & could result in death or serious injury . FREE WHEEL ( Automatic Models only ) CAUTION indicates a hazard which , if not avoided , & might result in minor or moderate injury . & CAUTION when used without the alert symbol , indicates a situation that could result in damage to the tractor and / or engine . Failure to follow instructions could result in serious injury or _ HOT SURFACES indicates a hazard which , death . The safety alert symbol , , g _ t , _ , if not avoided , could result in death , serious injury and / or property damage . is used to identify safety inform - ation about hazards which can FIRE indicates a hazard which , if not avoided , result in death , serious injury could result in death , serious injury and / or and / or property damage . property damage . 11
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KNOW YOUR TRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRACTOR Compare the illustrations with your tractor to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . Attachment Ignition Switch Light Switch Position Ammeter Clutch Lever I Lever Plunger Attachment Lift Lever Throttle / Choke Control o Clutch / Brake Height Pedal Adjustment Lever g Brake Lever Gearshift Lever Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . AMMETER - Indicates charging ( + ) or IGNITION SWITCH - Used for starting and discharging ( - ) of battery . stopping the engine . ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER - Used LIFT LEVER PLUNGER - Used to release to engage the mower blades , or other at - attachment lift lever when changing its tachments mounted to your tractor . position . ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER - Used to LIGHT SWITCH POSITION - Turns the headlights on and off . raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck or PARKING BRAKE LEVER - Locks clutch / other attachments mounted to your tractor . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL - Used for brake pedal into the brake position . THROTTLE / CHOKE CONTROL - Used declutching and braking the tractor and starting the engine . for starting and controlling engine speed . GEARSHIFT LEVER - Selects the speed and direction of tractor . 12
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The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes , which can result in severe eye damage . Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your tractor or performing any adjustments or repairs . We recommend a wide vision safety mask over spectacles or standard safety glasses . HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR IMPORTANT : Leaving the ignition switch in any position other than " STOP " will TO SET PARKING BRAKE cause the battery to discharge and go Your tractor is equipped with an operator dead . presence sensing switch . When engine NOTE : Under certain conditions when is running , any attempt by the operator tractor is standing idle with the engine to leave the seat without first setting the running , hot engine exhaust gases may parking brake will shut off the engine . cause " browning " of grass . To eliminate 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal all the way this possibility , always stop engine when down and hold . stopping tractor on grass areas . 2 . Pull parking brake lever up and release , _ CAUTION . - Always stop tractor com - pressure from clutch / brake pedal . pletely , as described above , before leaving Pedal should remain in brake position . the operator's position . Make sure parking brake will hold trac - tor secure . TO USE THROTTLE CONTROL Attachment Clutch Lever Always operate engine at full throttle . Position • Operating engine at less than full throttle reduces the battery charging inition Key rate . " Disengaged " • Full throttle offers the best bagging and Thr { Position mower performance . Choke - - - . . Control Brake TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD " Engaged " The direction and speed of movement is Clutch / Position controlled by the gearshift lever . Brake 1 . Start tractor with clutch / brake pedal depressed and gearshift lever in neutral Gearshift ( N ) position . " Disengaged " " Brake " Lever 2 . Move gearshift lever to desired po - Position Position sition . 3 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal to start movement . STOPPING IMPORTANT : Bring tractor to a complete MOWER BLADES - stop before shifting or changing gears . • To stop mower blades , move attachment Failure to do so will shorten the useful life clutch lever to " DISENGAGED " position . of your transaxle . GROUND DRIVE - TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT • To stop ground drive , depress clutch / The position of the attachment lift lever brake pedal all the way down . determines the cutting height . • Move gearshift lever to neutral ( N ) • Grasp lift lever . position . • Press plunger with thumb and move ENGINE - lever to desired position . • Move throttle control to slow position . The cutting height range is approxi - NOTE : Failure to move throttle control mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " . The heights are mea - to slow position and allowing engine to sured from the ground to the blade tip with idle before stopping may cause engine to the engine not running . These heights " backfire " . are approximate and may vary depending • Turn ignition key to " STOP " position and upon soil conditions , height of grass and remove key . Always remove key when types of grass being mowed . leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized use . • Never use choke to stop engine . 13
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• The average lawn should be cut to ap - • To restart movement , slowly release proximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the cool parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . season and to over 3 inches during hot • Make all turns slowly . months . For healthier and better looking TO TRANSPORT lawns , mow often and after moderate • Raise attachment lift to highest position growth . with attachment lift control . • For best cutting performance , grass over • When pushing or towing your tractor , 6 inches in height should be mowed be sure gearshift lever is in neutral ( N ) twice . Make the first cut relatively high ; position . the second to desired height . • Do not push or tow tractor at more than TO OPERATE MOWER five ( 5 ) MPH . Your tractor is equipped with an operator NOTE : To protect hood from damage presence sensing switch . Any attempt when transporting your tractor on a truck or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and by the operator to leave the seat with the engine running and the attachment clutch secured to tractor . Use an appropriate means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , engaged will shut off the engine . 1 . Select desired height of cut . etc . ) . 2 . Start mower blades by engaging at - tachment clutch control . TOWING CARTS AND OTHER ATTACH - MENTS TO STOP MOWER BLADES - Tow only the attachments that are recom - disengage attachment clutch control . mended by and comply with specifications , _ CAUTION : Do not operate the mower of the manufacturer of your tractor . Use without either the entire grass catcher , common sense when towing . Too heavy on mowers so equipped , or the deflector of a load , while on a slope , is dangerous . shield in place . Tires can lose traction with the ground and cause you to lose control of your tractor . Lift Lever High Position BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL Clutch Lever / , , Low " En _ The engine in your tractor has been Position shipped , from the factory , already filled with summer weight oil . 1 . Check engine oil with tractor on level " Disengaged " Position ground . 2 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe clean , reinsert the dipstick and screw cap tight , wait for a few seconds , re - move and read oil level . If necessary , Shield add oil until " FULU ' mark on dipstick is reached . Do not overfill . • For cold weather operation you should TO OPERATE ON HILLS change oil for easier starting ( See the _ WARNING : Do not drive up or down oil viscosity chart in the Maintenance hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and do section of this manual ) . not drive across any slope . Use the slope • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - guide at the back of this manual . nance section in this manual . • Choose the slowest speed before start - ing up or down hills . • Avoid stopping or changing speed on hills . • If slowing is necessary , move throttle control lever to slower position . • If stopping is absolutely necessary , push clutch / brake pedal quickly to brake posi - tion and engage parking brake . • Move gearshift lever to 1st gear . Be sure you have allowed room for tractor to roll slightly as you restart movement . 14
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ADD GASOLINE WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and • Fill fuel tank to bottomof filler neck . Do above ) not overfill . Usefresh , clean , regularof 6 . When engine starts , move the throttle unleadedgasolinewitha ominimumlinewillts control to the fast position . 87 octane . ( Use of leadedgasdedeposi • The attachments and ground drive can increasecarbonand lead oxiot now be used . If the engine does not and reducevalve life ) . Don mix oiln - accept the load , restart the engine and withgasoline . Purchasefuel inqua allow it to warm up for one minute using the choke as described above . titiesthat canbe used within30 daysto assurefuel freshness . COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and _ CAUTION : Wipe offany spilledoil or below ) fuel . Do notstore , spill or usegasoline 6 . When engine starts , leave throttle nearan open flame . control in choke position until engine IMPORTANT : Whenoperatingintemper - warms up and begins to run roughly . aturesbelow32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , ocleanod Once rough running begins , imme - winter gradegasolineto helpinsureg diately move the throttle control to the cold weatherstarting . fast position . Engine warm - up mayeral CAUTION : Alcoholblendedfuels ( called take from several seconds to sev gasohol or usingethanolor methanol ) can minutes ( the colder the temperature , attract moisturewhich leadsto separa - the longer the warm - up ) . tion and formationof acids duringstorage . • The attachments can also be used dur - Acidic gascan damagethe fuel oosystemiduld ing the engine warm - up period . of an enginewhile in storage . To eeavshayshesfuelorel NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 engine problems , the fuel system0 feet ) or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) beemptiedbeforestorageof 3 dart the carburetor fuel mixture may need to or longer . Drainthe gastank , st etnshtionsfnuur . be adjusted for best engine performance engine and let it rununtil the fuel li ( see " TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the and carburetorare empty . rUsefruceengi Service and Adjustments section of this nextseason . SeeStorage Instusin manual ) . additionalinformation . cNeverts or carburetorcleanerprodu the f COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and tank or permanentdamagemayocc below ) 6 . When engine starts , leave throttle TO START ENGINE control in choke position until engine When starting the engine for the first time warms up and begins to run roughly . or if the engine has run out of fuel , it will Once rough running begins , imme - take extra cranking time to move fuel from diately move the throttle control to the the tank to the engine . fast position . Engine warm - up mayeral 1 . Sit on seat in operating position , take from several seconds to sev depress clutch / brake pedal and set minutes ( the colder the temperature , parking brake . the longer the warm - up ) . 2 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) • The attachments can also be used dur - position . ing the engine warm - up period . 3 . Move attachment clutch to disengaged NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 position . feet ) or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) 4 . Move throttle control to choke position . the carburetor fuel mixture may need to NOTE : Before starting , read the warm be adjusted for best engine performance and cold starting procedures below . ( see " TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the 5 . Insert key into ignition and turn key Service and Adjustments section of this clockwise to start position and release manual ) . key as soon as engine starts . Do not run starter continuously for more than fifteen seconds per minute . If the engine does not start after several attempts , move throttle control to fast position , wait a few minutes and try again . If engine still does not start , move the throttle control back to the choke position and retry . 15
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MOWING TIPS MULCHING MOWING TIPS • Mower should be properly leveled for IMPORTANT : For best performance , keep best mowing performance . See " TO mower housing free of built - up grass and LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the trash . Clean after each use . Service and Adjustments section of this • The special mulching blade will recut manual . the grass clippings many times and • The left hand side of mower should be reduce them in size so that as they fall used for trimming . onto the lawn they will disperse into • Drive so that clippings are discharged the grass and not be noticed . Also , the onto the area that has already been mulched grass will biodegrade quickly cut . Have the cut area to the right of to provide nutrients for the lawn . Always the tractor . This will result in a more mulch with your highest engine ( blade ) even distribution of clippings and more speed as this will provide the best recut - uniform cutting . ting action of the blades . • When mowing large areas , start by • Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . Wet grass tends to form clumps and turning to the right so that clippings will interferes with the mulching action . The discharge away from shrubs , fences , best time to mow your lawn is the early driveways , etc . After one or two rounds , afternoon . At this time the grass has mow in the opposite direction making dried and the newly cut area will not be left hand turns until finished . exposed to the direct sun . • For best results , adjust the mower cutting height so that the mower cuts off only the top one - third of the grass blades . For extremely heavy grass , re - duce your width of cut on each pass and mow slowly . fi ' _ FJ ! MAX 1 / 3 • If grass is extremely tall , it should be mowed twice to reduce load and pos - sible fire hazard from dried clippings . Make first cut relatively high ; the second to the desired height . • Do not mow grass when it is wet . • Certain types of grass and grass Wet grass will plug mower and leave conditions may require that an area be undesirable clumps . Allow grass to dry mulched a second time to completely before mowing . hide the clippings . When doing a sec - • Always operate engine at full throttle ond cut , mow across or perpendicular to when mowing to assure better mowing the first cut path . performance and proper discharge of • Change your cutting pattern from week to week . Mow north to south one week 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 and mower cutting performance as well as graining of the lawn . the quality of cut desired . • When operating attachments , select a ground speed that will suit the terrain and give best performance of the at - tachment being used . 16
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AS YOU COMPLETE BE OSBEBV , CE S " V'OE Check Brake Operation _ Check Tire Pressure Check Operator Presence and T Interlock Systems a Check for Loose Fasteners _ II _ s T Lubrication Chart 0 CShheacrpken / BRaettpelaryce LeveMlower Blades i3 R Clean Battery and Terminals Check Transaxie Cooling Check V - Belts Check Engine Oil Level I1 _ Change Engine Oil ( with oil filter ) _ 1,2 , I E Change Engine Oil ( without oil filter ) _ 1,2 U Clean Air Filter G clean Air Screen Inspect MuffledSpark Attester E Replace Oil Filter ( If equipped ) _ , . C _ ean Engine Cooling Fins Replace Spark Plug _ Replace Air Filter Paper Cartridge _ 2 Replace Fuel Filter 1 - Change more often when operating under a heavy load or 3 - Replace blades more often when mowing in sandy soil . in high ambient temperatures . 4 - Not required if equipped with maintenance - free battery . 2 - Service more often when operating in dirty or dusty conditions . 5 - Tighten front axle pivot bolt to 35 ft . dbs , maximum . DO not overtigbten . GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS LUBRICATION CHART The warranty on this tractor does not @ S @ Spindle cover items that have been subjected to Zerk Zerk I operator abuse or negligence . To receive full value from the warranty , operator must maintain tractor as instructed in this @ Front Wheel @ Front Wheel manual . Bearing Rearing Zerk Some adjustments will need to be made Zerk periodically to properly maintain your tractor . All adjustments in the Service and Adjust - ® En ments section of this manual should be i I checked at least once each season . I I • Once a year you should replace the I _ - - i T - - - J shift spark plug , clean or replace air filter , Pivots and check blades and belts for wear . _ SAE 30 or 10w30 MOTOR OIL A new spark plug and clean air filter @ GENERAL PURPOSE GREASE assure proper air - fuel mixture and help ® REFER TO Maintenance " ENGINE " your engine run better and last longer . SECTION BEFORE EACH USE IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the pivot points which have special nylon 1 . Check engine oil level . bearings . Viscous lubricants will oattractf 2 . Check brake operation . dust and dirt that will shorten the life the 3 . Check tire pressure . self - lubricating bearings . If you feel they 4 . Check operator presence and must be lubricated , use only a dry , pow - interlock systems for proper operation . 5 . Check for loose fasteners . dered graphite type lubricant sparingly . 17
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4 . Reassemble blade bolt , lock washer TRACTOR and flat washer in exact order as Always observe safety rules when per - shown . forming any maintenance . 5 . Tighten blade bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . BRAKE OPERATION Lbs . torque ) . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is grade 8 heat stopping distance at high speed in highest treated . Mandrel Assembly gear , then brake must be adjusted . ( aSeend " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service Center Adjustments section of this manual ) . Edge Up Hole TIRES Flat Washer \ • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires ( See " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " Lock section of this manual ) . / • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect - Blade Bolt ( Grade ) * control chemicals which can harm rub * A Grade 8 heat treated bolt can be identified ber . by six lines on the bolt head . • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp TO SHARPEN BLADE objects and other hazards that may NOTE : We do not recommend sharp - cause tire damage . ening blade - but if you do , be sure the NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent blade is balanced . flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant Care should be taken to keep the bladeause may be purchased from your local parts balanced . An unbalanced blade will c dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . excessive vibration and eventual damage to mower and engine . OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM • The blade can be sharpened with a file Be sure operator presence and interlock or on a grinding wheel . Do not attempt systems are working properly . If your trac - to sharpen while on the mower . tor does not function as described , repair • To check blade balance , you will need a the problem immediately . 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a cone • The engine should not start unless the balancer . ( When using a cone balancer , clutch / brake pedal is fully depressedin follow the instructions supplied with and attachement clutch control is the balancer . ) disengaged position . NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing • When the engine is running , any at - blade . The lobes of the center hole may tempt by the operator to leave the seat appear to be centered , but are not . without first setting the parking brake • Slide blade on to an unthreaded portion should shut off the engine . of the steel bolt or pin and hold the • When the engine is running and the bolt or pin parallel with the ground . If attachment clutch is engaged , any at - blade is balanced , it should remain in a tempt by the operator to leave the seat horizontal position . If either end of the should shut off the engine . blade moves downward , sharpen the • The attachment clutch should never op - heavy end until the blade is balanced . erate unless the operator is in the seat . BLADE CARE For best results mower blades must be 5 / 8 " Bolt Blade kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged Pin blades . Center Hole BLADE REMOVAL 1 . Raise mower to highest position to al - BATTERY low access to blades . Your tractor has a battery charging - system 2 . Remove blade bolt , lock washer and which is sufficient for normal use . How flat washer securing blade . ever , periodic charging of the battery with 3 . Install new or resharpened blade an automotive charger will extend its life . with trailing edge up towards deck as • Keep battery and terminals clean . shown . • Keep battery bolts tight . IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assembly , • Keep small vent holes open . center hole in blade must align with star • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . on mandrel assembly . 18
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TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL NOTE : The originalequipmentbattery toners . yourtractor is maintenancefree . Do onoveis Determine temperature range expected attemptto open or removecapsor clyt before oil change . All oil must meet API Addingor checkinglevelof electro service classification SF - SJ . not necessary . • Be sure tractor is on level surface . • Oil will drain more freely when warm . TO CLEAN BATTERYANDTERMINALS • Catch oil in a suitable container . Corrosionand dirt onthe " batteryand 1 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful terminalscan causethe batteryto leak " not to allow dirt to enter the engine power . when changing oil . 1 . DisconnectBLACKbattery cablefirst 2 . Remove yellow cap from end of drain then RED battery cableand remove valve and install the drain tube onto the batteryfrom tractor . fitting . 2 . Rinsethe batterywith plainwaterand Oil DrainValve dry . 3 . Cleanterminalsand battery cableends withwire brush until bright . Closed 4 . Coatterminalswith greaseor petro - and leumjelly . Locked 5 . Reinstallbattery ( See " REPLACING Position BATTERY " inthe SERVICEAND AD - JUSTMENTSsectionof this manual ) . Yellow TRANSAXLECOOLING Cap Keeptransaxlefree from build - upof dirt Drain Tube and chaffwhich can restrictcooling . 3 . Unlock drain valve by pushing inward V - BELTS slightly and turning counterclockwise . Check V - belts for deterioration and wear 4 . To open , pull out on the drain valve . after 100 hours of operation and replace 5 . After oil has drained completely , close if necessary . The belts are not adjustable . and lock the drain valve by pushing Replace belts if they begin to slip from inward and turning clockwise until the wear . pin is in the locked position as shown . ENGINE 6 . Remove the drain tube and replace the LUBRICATION cap onto the end of the drain valve . 7 . Refill engine with oil through oil fill dip - Only use high quality detergent oil rated with API service classification SF - SJ . stick tube . Pour slowly . Do not overfill . For approximate capacity see " PROD - Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this according to your expected operating manual . temperature . 8 . Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for SAE VISCOSITY GRADES checking level . For accurate reading , tighten dipstick cap securely onto the tube before removing dipstick . Keep oil at " FULl . : ' line on dipstick . Tighten cap T3 _ MpERATU RE RANG ° £ ANT , C , PAT ED 8 _ FO RE NgXT O , L C _ ANG £ 40 onto the tube securely when finished . NOTE : Although multi - viscosity oils ENGINE OIL FILTER ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) improve starting in Replace the engine oil filter every season cold weather , these multi - viscosity oils will or every other oil change if the tractor is result in increased oil consumption when used more than 100 hours in one year . used above 32 ° E Check your engine oil AIR FILTER level more frequently to avoid possible engine damage from running low on oil . Your engine will not run properly using a Change the oil after every 50 hours of op - dirty air filter . Replace pre - cleaner after eration or at least once a year if the tractor every 25 hours of operation or every is not used for 50 hours in one year . season . Service paper cartridge every Check the crankcase oil level before start - 100 hours of operation or every season , whichever occurs first . ing the engine and after each eight ( 8 ) hours of operation . Tighten oil fill cap / Service air cleaner more often under dusty conditions . dipstick securely each time you check the oil level . 19
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1 . Pull up on air filter cover handle and 1 . Remove screws from blower housing rotate towards engine . and lift housing and dipstick tube as - 2 . Remove cover . sembly off engine . 3 . Carefully remove air filter cartridge and 2 . Cover oil fill opening to prevent entry of dirt . pre - cleaner from base . 4 . Clean base carefully to prevent debris 3 . Use compressed air or stiff bristle from falling into carburetor . brush to thoroughly clean engine cool - NOTE : If very dirty or damaged , replace ing fins . cartridge . 4 . Replace blower housing and dipstick 5 . Place new pre - cleaner and cartridge tube assembly . firmly in base . Blower Housing Hex Bolts 6 . Align tabs on cover with slots in blower Hex _ . _ ' housing and replace cover . 7 . Hook handle on cover and push down Bolts - - - L _ - _ / on handle to close . Air Screen IMPORTANT : Petroleum solvents , such as kerosene , are not to be used to clean the cartridge . They may cause deterio - ration of the cartridge . Do not oil car - O , , F , , , tridge . Do not use pressurized air to clean Opening _ park cartridge . Engine Cooling FinsJ Plug MUFFLER Inspect and replace corroded muffler and spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could cre - ate a fire hazard and / or damage . SPARK PLUG ( S ) Replace spark plug ( s ) at the beginning of each mowing season or after every 100 hours of operation , whichever occurs first . Spark plug type and gap setting " are shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS section of this manual . IN - LINE FUEL FILTER Cartridge The fuel filter should be replaced once each season . If fuel filter becomes clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbu - retor , replacement is required . Pre - cleaner 1 . With engine cool , remove filter and plug fuel line sections . 2 . Place new fuel filter in position in fuel line with arrow pointing towards carbu - retor . 3 . Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and Base clamps are properly positioned . Tabs 4 . Immediately wipe up any spilled gaso - Slots line . CLEAN AIR SCREEN Air screen must be kept free of dirt and chaff to prevent engine damage from Fuel Filter - - overheating . Clean with a wire brush or CLEANING compressed air to remove dirt and stub - born dried gum fibers . • Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . of all foreign matter . ENGINE COOLING FINS • Keep finished surfaces and wheels free Remove any dust , dirt or oil from engine of all gasoline , oil , etc . cooling fins to prevent engine damage • Protect painted surfaces with auto - from overheating . 20 motive type wax .
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We do not recommend using a garden carburetor are covered to keep water out . hose to clean your tractor unless the Water in engine can result in a shortened electrical system , muffler , air filter and engine life . WARNING : TO AVOID SERIOUS INJURY , BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SER VICE OR ADJUSTMENTS : 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal fully and set parking brake . 2 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . 3 . Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . 4 . Turn ignition key to " STOP " and remove key . 5 . Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped . 6 . Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . 8 . Disconnect front links from deck by TRACTOR removing retainer springs . TO REMOVE MOWER 9 . Raise lift lever to raise dsuspensioner Mower will be easier to remove from the arms . Slide mower out from un trac - right side of tractor . tor . 1 . Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than GAGED " position . the mower deck is to be mounted on the 2 . Move attachment lift lever forward to tractor , remove the front links and hook lower mower to its lowest position . the clutch spring Into square hole in frame . 3 . Roll belt off engine pulley . 4 . Remove small retainer spring , and TO INSTALL MOWER remove clutch spring off pulley bolt . 1 . Raise attachment lift lever to its highest 5 . Remove large retainer spring , slide position . collar off and push housing guide out 2 . Slide mower under tractor with deflec - of bracket . tor shield to right side of tractor . 6 . Disconnect anti - sway bar from chassis 3 . Lower lift lever to its lowest position . bracket by removing retainer spring . 7 . Disconnect suspension arms from rear deck brackets by removing retainer springs . Small Retainer Spring Clutch Small Retainer Clutch Pulley Retainer Anti - Sway Bar ( Both Sides ) _ ) eflector Housing Guide Large Retainer Spring Bracket 21
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4 . Connectfront links to mowerdeckand To obtain the best cutting results , the securewith retainersprings . mower housing should be adjusted so 5 . Connectsuspensionarms to rear that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " deckbracketsand securewith retainer lower than the rear when the mower is in springs . its highest position . 6 . Connectanti - swaybarto chassis Check adjustment on right side of trac - bracketand securewith retainerspring . tor . Measure distance " D " directly in front 7 . Pushclutchcablehousingguideinto and behind the mandrel at bottom edge of bracket , slide collar ontoguideand mower housing as shown . securewith largeretainerspring . • Before making any necessary adjust - 8 . Placeflat washerand clutchspring on ments , check that both front links are idlerpulleyboltand securewithsmall equal in length . retainerspring . • If links are not equal in length , adjust 9 . Installbeltontoengine pulley . one link to same length as other link . • To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING on both front links an equal number of Adjust the mower while tractor is parked turns . on level ground or driveway . Make sure • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " tires are properly inflated ( See " PROD - lower at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this against trunnion on both front links . manual ) . If tires are over or underinflated , • To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " you will not properly adjust your mower . from trunnion on both front links . Tighten SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT nut " E " on both front links an equal num - ber of turns . The two front links must • Raise mower to its highest position . • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , remain equal in length . • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower measure height from bottom edge of mower to ground . Distance " A " on bothr at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against sides of mower should be the same o trunnion on both front links . within 1 / 4 " of each other . • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . • If adjustment is necessary , make adjust - ment on one side of mower only . • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift link adjustment nut on that side . • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift link adjustment nut on that side . NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut Both Front Links Should be Equal in Length will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . • Recheck measurements after adjusting . Bottom edge Bottom edge of of mower to _ _ rr _ 3 _ er to ground 0roond / / A _ _ - _ Ground Linee _ _ _ A Nl nArm mru Lift Link Nut _ Adjustment FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to Front Links side . If the following front - to - back adjust - TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE ment is necessary , be sure to adjust both BELT front links equally so mower will stay level side - to - side . The mower blade drive belt may be re - placed without tools . Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . 22
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BELTREMOVAL - 4 . Road test tractor for proper stopping distance as stated above . Readjust 1 . Removemowerfrom tractor ( See " TO REMOVEMOWER " in this sectionof if necessary . If stopping distance is still greater than five ( 5 ) feet in highest manual ) . gear , further maintenance is neces - 2 . Workbelt off bothmandrelpulleysand sary . Replace brake pads or contact a idler pulleys . Sears or other qualified service center . 3 . Pull beltawayfrom mower . BELT INSTALLATION - 1 . Work belt around both mandrel pulleys With Parking Brake " Engaged " and idler pulleys 2 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves and inside all belt guides . 3 . Install mower ( See " To Install Mower " in this section of this manual ) . Mandrel " _ Nut " A " Nut \ \ Or erat'n0 Mandrel Pulley TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . For assistance , there is a TO CHECK AND ADJUST BRAKE belt installation guide decal on bottom side Your tractor is equipped with an adjustable of left footrest . brake system which is mounted on the BELT REMOVAL - right side of the transaxle . 1 . Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE If tractor requires more than five ( 5 ) feet to MOWER " in this section of manual ) . stop at highest speed in highest gear on a NOTE : Observe entire motion drive belt level , dry concrete or paved surface , then and position of all belt guides and keepers . brake must be checked and adjusted . 2 . Remove belt from stationary idler and TO CHECK BRAKE clutching idler . 1 . Park tractor on a level , dry concrete or 3 . Remove belt downward from around paved surface , depress clutch / brake engine pulley . pedal all the way down and engage 4 . Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . parking brake . Remove belt upwards from transaxle 2 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) pulley by deflecting belt keepers . position . 5 . Remove belt from center span keeper The rear wheels must lock and skid when and pull belt away from tractor . you try to manually push the tractor for - BELT INSTALLATION - ward . If the rear wheels rotate , the brake 1 . Carefully work new belt down between needs to be adjusted or the pads need to transaxle belt keepers and onto the be replaced . input pulley . TO ADJUST BRAKE 2 . Slide belt into the center span keeper . 3 . Pull belt toward front of tractor and roll 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal all the way down and engage parking brake . around the top groove of engine pulley . 2 . Measure distance between brake oper - 4 . Install belt through stationary idler and ating arm and nut " A " on brake rod . clutching idler . 3 . If distance is other than 1 - 1 / 2 " , loosen 5 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves jam nut and turn nut " A " until distance and inside all belt guides and keepers . becomes 1 - 1 / 2 " . Retighten jam nut 6 . Install mower ( See " TO INSTALL against nut " A " . MOWER " in this section of manual ) . 23
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FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER The front wheel toe - in and camber are not adjustable on your tractor . If damage hasor Engine occurred to affect the front wheel toe - in camber , contact a Sears or other qualified Center service center . Clutching TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS Keeper 1 . Block up axle securely . 2 . Remove axle cover , retaining ring and washers to allow wheel removal ( rear Stationary Idler wheels have a square key - Do not Transaxle lose ) . 3 . Repair tire and reassemble . NOTE : On rear wheels only : align grooves in rear wheel hub and axle . Insert square key . 4 . Replace washers and snap retaining ring securely in axle groove . TRANSAXLE GEAR SHIFT LEVER NEU - 5 . Replace axle cover . TRAL ADJUSTMENT NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent flat tires due to slow leaks , purchase and The transaxle should be in neutral when use tire sealant from Sears . Tire sealant the gear shift lever is in neutral ( N ) ( lock also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . gate ) position . The adjustment is preset at the factory ; however , if adjustment is needed , proceed as follows : Washers 1 . Make sure transaxle is in neutral ( N ) . Retaining NOTE : When the tractor rear wheels move Rin freely , the transaxle is in neutral . Axle 2 . Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the Cover right rear wheel . 3 . Position the gear shift lever in the neu - tral ( N ) position . 4 . Tighten adjustment bolt securely . NOTE : If additional clearance is needed I to get to adjustment bolt , move mower Square Key _ deck height to the lowest position . ( Rear Wheel Only ) TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK BAT - Neutral Lock Gate Gearshift Lever TERY _ WARNING : Lead - acid batteries gen - erate explosive gases . Keep sparks , flame and smoking materials away from bat - teries . Always wear eye protection when around batteries . If your battery is too weak to start the engine , it should be recharged . ( See " BAT - TERY " in the MAINTENANCE section of Adjustment Bolt this manual ) . If " jumper cables " are used for emergency TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGN - starting , follow this procedure : MENT IMPORTANT : Your tractor is equipped If steering wheel crossbars are not with a 12 volt system . The other vehicle horizontal ( left to right ) when wheels are must also be a 12 volt system . Do not use positioned straight forward , remove steer - your tractor battery to start other vehicles . ing wheel and reassemble with crossbars horizontal . Tighten securely . 24
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TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - Terminal 1 . Connect one end of the RED cable Cover Keps to the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each battery ( A - B ) , taking care not to short Hex against tractor chassis . Bolt 2 . Connect one end of the BLACK cable to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal ( C ) of Positive fully charged battery . ( Red ) 3 . Connect the other end of the BLACK Cable Negative ( Black ) cable ( D ) to good chassis ground , Cable away from fuel tank and battery . TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE ORDER - TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB 1 . BLACK cable first from chassis and 1 . Raise hood . then from the fully charged battery . 2 . Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the 2 . RED cable last from both batteries . backside of the grill . 3 . Replace bulb in holder and push bulb holder securely back into the hole in the backside of the grill . 4 . Close hood . INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS Loose or damaged wiring may cause Weak or Dead Fully Charged your tractor to run poorly , stop running , or Battery Battery prevent it from starting . • Check wiring . See electrical wiring REPLACING BATTERY diagram in the Repair Parts section . _ WARNING : Do not short battery TO REPLACE FUSE terminals by allowing a wrench or any Replace with 20 amp automotive - type other object to contact both terminals at plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located the same time . Before connecting battery , behind the dash . remove metal bracelets , wristwatch bands , rings , etc . TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL AS - Positive terminal must be connected SEMBLY first to prevent sparking from accidental 1 . Raise hood . grounding . 2 . Unsnap headlight wire connector . 1 . Lift seat pan to raised position . 3 . Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood at 2 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first sides , tilt toward engine and lift off of then RED battery cable and carefully tractor . remove battery from tractor . 4 . When replacing hood , be sure to re - 3 . Install new battery with terminals in connect the headlight wire connector . same position as old battery . 4 . First connect RED battery cable to positive ( + ) terminal with hex bolt and keps nut as shown . Tighten securely . Slide terminal cover over terminal Hood 5 . Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative ( - ) terminal with remaining \ / hex bolt and keps nut . Tighten securely . / _ Headlight Wire _ _ / _ Connector Label 25
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ENGINE IMPORTANT : Damage to the needle valve and the seat in carburetor may result Maintenance , repair , or replacement of if screw is turned in too tight . the emission control devices and systems , which are being done at the customers ex - PRELIMINARY SETTING - pense , may be performed by any non - road 1 . Air cleaner assembly must be assem - engine repair establishment or individual . bled to the carburetor when making Warranty repairs must be performed by an carburetor adjustments . authorized engine manufacturer's service 2 . Be sure the throttle control cable is outlet . adjusted properly ( see above ) . TO ADJUST THROTTLE CONTROL FINAL SETTING - CABLE 1 . Start engine and allow to warm for five The throttle control has been preset at the minutes . Make final adjustments with factory and adjustment should not be nec - engine running and shift / motion control essary . Check adjustment as described lever in neutral ( N ) position . below before loosening cable . If adjust - 2 . Move throttle control lever to slow posi - ment is necessary , proceed as follows : tion . With finger , rotate and hold throttle 1 . With engine not running , move throttle lever against idle speed screw . Turn control lever from slow to choke posi - idle speed screw to attain 1750 RPM . tion . Slowly move lever from choke to 3 . While still holding throttle lever against fast position . idle speed screw , turn idle mixtureoun - valve full travel clockwise then c 2 . Check that holes " A " in governor control lever and hole in governor plate terclockwise until engine runs rough . line - up . If holes " A " are not aligned , Turn valve to a point midway between loosen clamp screw and move throttle those two positions . Release throttle lever . cable until holes are aligned . Tighten clamp screw securely . ACCELERATION TEST - Governer 4 . Move throttle control lever from slow . . . . . . Lever Plate to fast position . If engine hesitates or dies , turn idle mixture valve out ( coun - terclockwise ) 1 / 8 turn . Repeat test and \ \ continue to adjust , if necessary , until \ \ engine accelerates smoothly . High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do Holes " A " Throttle not adjust - damage may result . Screw Cable IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the TO ADJUST CARBURETOR engine governor , which is factory set for proper engine speed . Overspeed - NOTE : The carburetor on this engine is ing the engine above the factory high low emission . It is equipped with an idle speed setting can be dangerous . If you fuel adjusting needle with a limiter cap , think the engine - governed high speed which allows some adjustment within the needs adjusting , contact a Sears or other limits allowed by the cap . Do not attempt qualified service center , which has proper to remove the limiter cap . The limiter cap equipment and experience to make any cannot be removed without breaking the necessary adjustments . adjusting needle . The carburetor has been preset at the Idle factory and adjustment should not be nec - Throttle Screw essary . However , minor adjustment may be required to compensate for differences ever in fuel , temperature , altitude or load . If the carburetor does need adjustment , proceed as follows : In general , turning idle mixture valve in ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of fuel to the engine giving a leaner fuel / air mix - Idle Mixture Valve _ ture . Turning the idle mixture valve out ( counterclockwise ) increases the supply With Limiter of fuel to the engine giving a richer fuel / air mixture . 26
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Immediately prepare your tractor for stor - which leads to separation and formation of age at the end of the season or if the trac - acids during storage . Acidic gas can dam - tor will not be used for 30 days or more . age the fuel system of an engine while in _ WARNING : Never store the tractor storage . with gasoline in the tank inside a building 1 . Drain the fuel tank . where fumes may reach an open flame 2 . Start the engine and let it run until the or spark . Allow the engine to cool before fuel lines and carburetor are empty . storing in any enclosure . • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel tank or permanent TRACTOR damage may occur . Remove mower from tractor for winter • Use fresh fuel next season . storage . When mower is to be stored for a NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable period of time , clean it thoroughly , remove alternative in minimizing the formation of all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . Store in a fuel gum deposits during storage . Add clean , dry area . stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or stor - 1 . Clean entire tractor ( See " CLEANING " age container . Always follow the mix ratio in the Maintenance section of this found on stabilizer container . Run engine manual ) . at least 10 minutes after adding stabilizer 2 . Inspect and replace belts , if necessary to allow the stabilizer to reach the car - ( See belt replacement instructions in buretor . Do not drain the gas tank and the Service and Adjustments section of carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . this manual ) . ENGINE OIL 3 . Lubricate as shown in the Maintenance Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace section of this manual . with clean engine oil . ( See " ENGINE " in 4 . Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws the Maintenance section of this manual ) . are securely fastened . Inspect moving CYLINDER ( S ) parts for damage , breakage and wear . f . Remove spark plug ( s ) . Replace if necessary . 2 . Pour one ounce of oil through spark 5 . Touch up all rusted or chipped paint plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) . surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . 3 . Turn ignition key to start position for a BATTERY few seconds to distribute oil . • Fully charge the battery for storage . 4 . Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . • After a period of time in storage , battery OTHER may require recharging . • To help prevent corrosion and power • Do not store gasoline from one season to another . leakage during long periods of storage , battery cables should be disconnected • Replace your gasoline can if your can and battery cleaned thoroughly ( see " TO starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt in your CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS " in gasoline will cause problems . the Maintenance section of this manual ) . • If possible , store your tractor indoors and cover it to give protection from dust • After cleaning , leave cables discon - and dirt . nected and place cables where they • Cover your tractor with a suitable pro - cannot come in contact with battery tective cover that does not retain mois - terminals . ture . Do not use plastic . Plastic cannot • If battery is removed from tractor for breathe which allows condensation to storage , do not store battery directly on form and will cause your tractor to rust . concrete or damp surfaces . IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while ENGINE engine and exhaust areas are still warm . FUEL SYSTEM IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent gum deposits from forming in essential fuel system parts such as carburetor , fuel hose , or tank during storage . Also , alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture 27
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART : See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Will not start 1 . Out of fuel . 1 . Fill fuel tank . 2 . See " TO START ENGINE " 2 . Engine not " CHOKED " properly . in Operation section . 3 . Wait several minutes 3 . Engine flooded . before attempting to start . . 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 carburetor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 8 . Loose or damaged wiring . 8 . Check all wiring . 9 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 9 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . 10 . Contact a Sears or other 10 . Engine valves out of adjustment . qualified service center . Hard to start . 1 . Dirty air filter . Clean / replace air filter . 2 . 2 . Bad spark plug . Replace spark plug . 3 . 3 . Weak or dead battery . Recharge or replace battery . . 4 . Dirty fuel filter . Replace fuel filter . 5 . Drain fuel tank and refill 5 . Stale or dirty fuel . with fresh gasoline . . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all wiring . 7 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 7 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . . Contact a Sears or other Engine valves out of 8 . adjustment . qualified service center . . Engine will not Clutch / brake pedal not 1 . Depress clutch / brake turn over depressed . pedal . 2 . Attachment clutch is 2 . Disengage attachment clutch . engaged . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 . Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Blown fuse . 4 . Replace fuse . 5 . Corroded battery terminals . 5 . Clean battery terminals . 6 . 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 . Contact a Sears or other Faulty operator presence 9 . switch ( es ) . qualified service center . . Engine clicks but Weak or dead battery . 1 . Recharge or replace battery . will not start 2 . Corroded battery terminals . 2 . Clean battery terminals . 3 . Loose or damaged wiring . 3 . Check all wiring . 4 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 4 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . 28
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART : See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION . Loss of power Cutting too much grass / too 1 . Set in " Higher Cut " position / fast . reduce speed . 2 . Throttle in " CHOKE " 2 . Adjust throttle control . position . 3 . Clean underside of mower Build - up of grass , leaves 3 . and trash under mower . housing . 4 . Dirty air filter . 4 . Clean / replace air filter . 5 . Low oil level / dirty oil . 5 . Check oil level / change oil . 6 . Faulty spark plug . 6 . Clean and regap or change spark plug . 7 . 7 . Dirty fuel filter . Replace fuel filter . 8 . Drain fuel tank and refill with 8 . Stale or dirty fuel . fresh gasoline . 9 . Water in fuel . 9 . Drain fuel tank and carbure tor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 10 . Spark plug wire loose . 10 . Connect and tighten spark plug wire . 11 . Dirty engine air screen / fins . 11 . Clean engine air screen / fins . 12 . Dirty / clogged muffler . 12 . Clean / replace muffler . 13 . Loose or damaged wiring . 13 . Check all wiring . 14 . Carburetor out of 14 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " adjustment . in Service and Adjustments section . 15 . 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 . . Engine continues 1 . Faulty operator - safety Check wiring , switches and to run connections . If not presence control system . contact a Sears or other when operator leaves seat with qualified service center . with attachment clutch engaged Poor cut - uneven . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Mower deck not level . 2 . Level mower deck . 3 . 3 . Clean underside of mower Buildup of grass , leaves , and trash under mower . housing . 4 . Bent blade mandrel . 4 . Replace blade mandrel . 5 . Clean around mandrels to 5 . Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of open vent holes . grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . 29
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART : See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Mower blades will 1 . Obstruction in clutch 1 . Remove obstruction . mechanism . not rotate 2 . Worn / damaged mower 2 . Replace mower drive belt . drive belt . 3 . Frozen idler pulley . 3 . Replace idler pulley . 4 . Frozen blade mandrel . 4 . Replace blade mandrel . 1 . Place throttle control in Poor grass 1 . Engine speed too slow . discharge " FAST " position . 2 . Travel speed too fast . 2 . Shift to slower speed . 3 . Wet grass . 3 . Allow grass to dry before mowing . 4 . Mower deck not level . 4 . Level mower deck . 5 . Low / uneven tire air 5 . Check tires for proper air pressure . pressure . 6 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 6 . Replace / sharpen blade . Tighten blade bolt . 7 . Clean underside of mower 7 . Buildup of grass , leavesr . and trash under mowe housing . 8 . Mower drive belt worn . 8 . Replace mower drive belt . 9 . Blades improperly installed . 9 . Reinstall blades sharp edge down . 10 . Improper blades used . 10 . Replace with blades listed in this manual . 11 . Clean around mandrels to 11 . Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of grass , open vent holes . leaves , and trash around mandrels . Switch is " OFF " . 1 . Turn switch " ON " . Headlight ( s ) not 1 . working 2 . Bulb ( s ) or lamp ( s ) burned OL 2 . Replace bulb ( s ) or lamp ( s ) . ( if so equipped ) 3 . Faulty light switch . 3 . Check / replace light switch . 4 . Loose or damaged wiring . 4 . Check wiring and connec tions . Blown fuse . 5 . 5 . Replace fuse . Battery will not 1 . Bad battery cell ( s ) . 1 . Replace battery . Poor cable connections . 2 . Check / clean all connec charge 2 . tions . 3 . Faulty regulator 3 . Replace regulator . ( if so equipped ) . 4 . Faulty alternator . 4 . Replace alternator . 1 . . Move throttle control to Engine " backfires " Engine throttle control not when turning set at " SLOW " position " SLOW " position and allow for 30 seconds before to idle for 30 seconds before engine " OFF " stopping engine . stopping engine . 30
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 SCHEMATIC , , Ik REoOII1 0LA0 BATTERY RED RED STARTER AMMETER BLACK ( OPTIONAL ) WHITE CLUTCH / BRAKE ( PEDAL UP ) ) G A1 WHITE IGNITIONH ( NOTOCCUPIED ) SWITC SEATSWITCH I I I I i I I BLACK i _ i BLACK • / J L I BLACK J ATTMENTCLUTCH GROUNDINGOR BLACK ( CLUTCHOFF ) J CONNECT i ( OPTIONAL ) ' lw SPARK • BLACK IGNITION _ h PLUG U UNIT _ GAP w • J ( 2 PLUGSONGINES ) TWIN CYL . EN • t CHARGING SYSTEM OUTPUT 28 VOLTS AC MiN @ 3600 RPM 3 AMP DC @ 3600 RpM ( CHARG { NG SYSTEM D { SCONNECTED ) FUELSHUT - OFFSOLENOID RED I I ( IF SO EQUIPPED ) I LIGHTISNYGSTEMOUTPUT I ORANGE 5 AMP AC @ 3600 R \ 14 VOLTS AC MJN @ 3600 RPM ( LIGHTS OFF ) NOTE YOUR TRACTOR IS BROWN EQUIPPED WITH A SPECIAL ALTERNATOR SYSTEM . THE LIGHTS ARE NOT CONNECTED TO THE BATTERY , BUT HAVE THEIRCE . HEADLIGHTS OWN ELECTRICAL SOUR BECAUSE OF THIS . THELIGHTS BRIGHTNESS OF THE / / WILL CHANGE WITH ENGINE SPEED , AT IDLE THE LIGHTS NON - SREMOVABLE WILL DIM , AS THE ENGINE IS CONNECTION SPEEDED UP , THE LIGHTSIGHTEST . WILL BECOME THEIR BR IGNITION SWITCH REMOVABLE POSITION CIRCUIT " MAKE " CONNECTIONS OFF M + G + A1 NONE WIRING INSULATED CLIPS RUN / LIGHT B + A1 A2 + L NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR RUN B + A1 NONE SERVICING OF UNIT . THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED TO START B + S + A1 NONE PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING , 31
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 ELECTRICAL 22 I / I f / I / i L 26 \ I f I I I I I I I \ / \ / I I I I I i / / / I / 33 ! \ ! \ \ / \ ! I I I I 29 28 I i 27 I I I t2 I I 9O 32
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 163465 BatteryHex 2 74760412 Bolt Hd 1 / 4 - 20unc x 3 / 4 8 176689 Box Battery Fender 16 176138 Switch , Interlock 21 175685 Harness Asm Light W / 4152j 22 4152J Bulb Light # 1156 24 4799J Cable Battery 6 Ga 11 " red 25 146147 Cable Battery 6 Ga w / 16 wire red 26 175158 Fuse 20 AMP 27 73510400 Nut , Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 UNCblack 28 4207J Cable Ground 6 Ga 12 " 29 121305X Switch Plunger Nc Gray 30 175566 Switch Ign 33 140403 Key lgn Molded Craftsman 40 179720 Harness lgnin 41 71110408 Bolt BIk . F Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc x 1 / 2 42 131563 Cover Terminal Red 43 178861 Solenoid 45 121433X Ammeter Rectangular 6 Amp 52 141940 Protection Wire Loop 90 180499 Cover Battery Terminal in U . S . inches NOTE : All component dimensions give 1 inch = 25.4 mm 33
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES 28 lO . 39 31 @ / 5 166 208 209 208 6O 3 208 74 34
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 174619 Chassis Stamping 2 176554 Drawbar Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 3 17060612 5 155272 Bumper Hood / Dash 9 168337X013 Dash 10 STD533710 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 11 174996 Panel , Dash , L . H . 13 172105X010 Panel , Dash , R . H . Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 14 17490608 17 174330X558 Hood Assembly Laser 26 STD541437 Nut 28 175049 Grille Lens Asm Laser 29 174332X599 Lens , tLaser 30 174738X558 Fend / Ftres Pnt STLT 31 139976 Bracket , Fender Support 37 17490508 ScrewThdrol 5 / 16 - 18x 1 / 2Tyt 38 175710 Bracket Asm . Pivot Mower Rear 39 174714 Bracket Pivot Laser 58 150127 Duct Air Engine P / L LT 60 72140606 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 Dash Lower STLT 64 154798 74 73680600 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC Plate Reinforcement STLT 142 175702 143 154966 Bracket Swaybar TChassisLT Bracket Pnt Footrest S 144 175582 145 156524 Jod Pivot Chassis / Hood 161 164655 Bumper Extrusion3 / 166 164863 Screw 13 - 16 x 4 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18TT 206 170165 207 17670508 ScrewThdrol 5 / 16 - 18x 1 / 2TYTT 208 17670608 ScrewThdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 209 17000612 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 212 175143 Insert Lens Reflective - - 5479J Plug , Button NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 35
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 GROUND DRIVE 57 212 18 37 34 26 27 36
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 GROUND DRIVE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 71170764 Bolt Hex 7 / 16 - 20 x 4 Gr . 5 1 Transaxle ( See Breakdown ) 6465 Peerless 206 - 545C STD551143 Washer 154778 Keeper Belt Engine Hydro 2 146682 Spring Brake Return 66 3 123666X Pulley Transaxle 70 134683 Keeper Belt Engine 4 12000028 Ring Retainer 74 137057 Spacer 5 121520X Strap Torque 30 Degrees 75 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 6 17060512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 76 STD581075 E - Ring 8 165866 Rod Shift Fender Adjust 77 123583X Key , Square 10 STD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 1 CAD 78 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 11 105701X Washer Plate Shift 79 2228M Key Woodruff 13 74550412 Bolt1 / 4 - 28unfGr . 8W / Patch 80 131486 Arm Shift 14 10040400 Washer Lock Hvy Helical 81 165594 Shaft Asm Cross Tapered 16 STD541431 Nut Lock Hex W / Ins . 5 / 16 - 18 Unc 82 165711 Spring Torsion 18 74780616 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 Gr . 5 83 19171216 Washer 17 / 32x3 / 4x16Ga . 19 STD541437 NutLockHexW / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16Unc 84 166228 Link Transaxle 21 106933X Knob 85 150360 Nut Lock Center 1 / 4 - 20 22 130804 Rod , Brake 89 158391X428 Console , ShiftWsh - Nut Self - Thd hd 1 / 4Zinc 24 73350600 Nut , Hex Jam 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 90 124346X 4497H 25 106888X Spring , Brake Rod 96 Retainer Spring 1 " Zinc / Cada . 26 STD551037 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 Ga . 112 19091210 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 10 G 27 STD561210 PinCotter 1 / 8 x 3 / 4 CAD . 113 127285X Strap Torque 90 Degrees 72140608 28 175765 Rod , Parking Brake 116 Bolt Rdhd Sqneck 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.25 7390O600 29 71673 Cap , Parking Brake 120 Nut Lock Fig 3 / 8 - 16 74490540 Bolt Hex FLGHD 5 / 16 - 18 x Gr . 5 30 174973 Bracket , Transaxle 51450 32 74760512 Bolt Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 3 / 4 1 175456 Spacer Retainer 34 175578 Shaft , Foot Pedal 151 19133210 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 x 10 Ga . 166002 Washer Srrted 5 / 161D x 1.125 35 120183X Bearing , Nylon 51568 Bracket Shift Mount 36 19211616 Washer 1 165589 37 1572H Pin , Roll 159 165494 Hub Tapered Flange Shift Lt 72140406 38 179114 Pulley , Composite , Flat 161 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr 5 39 74760648 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 3 / 4 162 73680400 Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 74780416 Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 20 Unc x 1 Gr 5 41 175556 Keeper , Belt Idler 163 19091010 Washer 5 / 8 x . 281 x 10 Ga 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove 164 48 154407 Bellcrank , Clutch 165 165623 Bracket Pivot Lever 166880 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 61668 50 72110612 Bolt Carr 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 1 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 561 165492 51 STD541437 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 169 165580 Plate Fastening 178394 52 STD541431 Nut , Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18 Unc 170 Keeper Belt T / A 169613 53 105710X Link , Clutch 197 Nyliner Snap - tn 5 / 8 " 1D 169593 55 105709X Spring , Return , Clutch 198 Washer Nyl 7 / 8 ID x . 105 " Hydr . 56 17120614 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 0.875 202 72110614 Bolt Carr Sh 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4G 5 57 130801 V - Belt 212 145212 Nut Hex Fig . Lock 59 169691 Keeper , Center 8Span75 61 17120614 Screw . 3 / 8 - 16 x . 62 8883R Cover , Pedal NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 63 175410 Pulley , Engine 37
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 STEERING ASSEMBLY _ 39 / / x _ _ 51 54 91 88 43 _ \ 71 J 67 67 29 J 47 67 IL 68 43 15 V 3O 38
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 STEERINGASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 139768 Steering Wheel 2 175131 Axle Assembly STMP Dropped STL 3 169840 Spindle Assembly , L . H . 4 169839 Spindle Assembly , R . H . 5 6266H Bearing , Race , Thrust , Hardened 6 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 7 19272016 Washer 27 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 8 12000029 Ring , Klip 9 3366R Bearing , Steering Column 10 175121 Draglink 11 10040600 Washer , Lock 12 73940800 Nut Hex Jam Toplock 1 / 2 - 20 UNF 13 136518 Spacer Brg Axle Front 15 145212 Nut , Hexflange Lock 17 180641 Shaft Assembly , Steering 26 126847X Bushing , Link , Drag 28 19131416 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 29 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 30 STD561210 Pin 32 130465 Rod , Tie 36 155099 Bushing , Steering 37 152927 Screw 38 139769 Insert , Steering Wheel 39 19183812 Washer 9 / 16 x 2 - 3 / 8 40 7810H Nut Lock Center 3 / 8 - 24 UNF 41 100711L Adaptor , Steering Wheel 42 145054x428 Boot , Steering Shaft 43 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 44 180640 Extension Shaft Steering 46 121232X Cap , Spindle 47 183226 Fitting , Grease 51 73540400 Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 28 54 71130420 Bolt Hex 1 / 4 - 28 UNF x 1 - 1 / 4 Gr . 8 65 160367 Spacer Brace Axle 67 72140618 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 4 68 169827 Axle , Brace 71 175146 Steering Asm 82 169835 Bracket Susp Chassis Front 85 133835 Fastner Christmas Tree 88 175118 Bolt Shoulder 7 / 16 - 20 91 175553 Clip Steering NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 ENGINE 3 2 72 62 / j 81 13 4 78 14 33 31 33 29 \ OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 170545 Control , Throttle 40 124028X Bushing Snap 2 17720408 44 17670412 Screw , Hex Washer Head , Thd . Screw , Hex Head , Thread Cutting 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 45 17000612 Screw Hex Wsh Thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 3 Engine , ( See Breakdown ) Briggs Model No . 31C707 - 0230 - E1 46 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Ga . 4 137352 Muffler 62 STD551131 Washer Lock Hvy HLCL SPr . 5 / 16 13 165291 Gasket 72 71070512 Screw Hex Hd Cap 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 78 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 14 148456 Tube Drain Oil Easy 16 STD551237 Washer 81 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20Unc Shield Brn / Dbr Guard 23 169837 29 137180 Arrestor , Spark NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 31 109202X Tank , Fuel 1 inch = 25.4 mm 32 158990 Cap Assembly Fuel 33 123487X Clamp , Hose 37 137040 Line , Fuel 38 181654 Plug , Drain Oil Easy 40
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 SEAT ASSEMBLY \ \ \ \ / / J 5 6 22 21 11 17 12 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Seat 1 140122 13 121248X Bushing , Snap 2 140551 Bracket , Pivot , Seat 14 72050412 Bolt , Carriage 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 2 3 71110616 Bolt 15 1343O0 Spacer , Split . 28 x . 88 4 19131610 16 121250X Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 10 Gauge Spring 5 145006 17 123976X Clip , Push - tn Hinged Locknut , Flange 1 / 4 Grade 5 6 STD541437 Nut 21 171852 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 7 124181X 22 STD541431 Nut Spring , Seat16 Screw 3 / 8 - x 1 - 1 / 2 8 17000616 24 19171912 Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Ga . 9 19131614 25 127018X Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 62 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 14 Gauge 10 182493 Pan , Seat Knob Seat 11 166369 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 12 121246X inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm Bracket , Switch Mounting 41
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 DECALS 11 6 14 10 14 13 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 2 184852 Decal , V - Belt Dr Sch Tractor Decal , HP Engine 13 146046 3 184728 Decal , Hood RH 14 181702 Decal , Panel Dash 4 179128 Decal , Deck 15 160396 Decal , V - Belt Sch 5 184729 Decal , Hood LH 16 172331 Decal , Deck Heavy Duty 6 133644 Decal , Customer Maintenance - - 138311 Decal , Lift Handle Pad Footrest LH STLT 7 184912 Decal , Replacement - - 165800X428 Pad Footrest RH STLT 8 138047 Decal , Battery - - 165799X428 9 156368 Decal , Fender - - 184714 Owner's Manual , English 10 148516 Owner's Manual , Spanish Decal , Battery , Dngr / Psn Eng - - 184715 11 156439 Decal , Danger Fender Eng / Span 12 184730 Decal , Side Panel KEY PART WHEELS & TIRES NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Valve Cap , Tire 2 65139 Stem , Valve 3 106222X Tire , Front 4 59904 Tube , Front Tire ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 5 106732X624 Rim , Front 4,10 6 278H Fitting , Grease ( Front Wheel Only ) 7 7 9040H Bearing , Flange ( Front Wheel Only ) 8 106108X624 Rim , Rear 11 9 106268X Tire , Rear 10 7152J Tube , Rear Tire ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 11 104757X428 Cap , Axle 144334 Sealant , Tire 10 oz . NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 LIFT ASSEMBLY 5 3 13 2 4 6 4 13 19 20 20 13 32 19 15 13 _ 31 32 KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159460 Lift Lever Inner Wire Assembly 2 159471 Shaft Assembly , Lift 3 105767X Pin , Groove 4 12000002 E - Ring 5 19211621 Washer 21 / 32 x 1 x21 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 175689 Trunnion 18 73800800 Locknut , Hex , with Washer Insert 1 / 2 - 13 UNC 19 139868 Arm , Suspension , Rear 20 163552 Retainer Spring 31 169865 Bearing , Pvt , Lift 32 73540600 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 24 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 MOWER DECK 157 68 105 103 _ 146 142 _ 101 lO2 _ 34 21 23 24 25 \ 2 16 27 18 13 - - 10 - - - - < _ 1 _ 21 9 " - - - _ 8 _ 44
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 MOWER DECK KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 165892 Mower Deck Assembly _ 42 " 51 STD541410 Locknut 2 STD533107 Bolt 52 139888 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 3 138017 Bracket Assembly , Sway Bar , 53 131845 Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake Front 54 178515 Washer , Hardened 4 165460 Bracket Sway Bar 38 / 42 " eck 55 155046 Arm , Idler 5 STD624008 Retainer Spring 56 165723 Spacer , Retainer 6 178024 Bar Sway Deck 59 141043 Guard , TUV Idler 8 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 67 149846 Knob Custom Oval 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 68 144959 V - Belt 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 92 73800600 Nut Lock Hex w / Ins . 3 / 8 - 16 ( The following blades are 101 136420 Mulcher Cover available ) 102 71081010 Screw Pan Hd Phillips 10 - 24 x 5 / 8 11 134149 Blade , 42 " Mulching Std ( For 103 19061216 Washer # 10 mulching mowers only ) 104 10071000 Washer , Lock # 10 - - 139775 Blade , 42 " Mulching Premium 105 160793 Latch Assembly , Bagger ( For better wear when mulching ) 106 2029J Nut , Weld - - 138971 Blade , 42 " Hi - Lift ( For bagging or 129 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga . discharging ) 130 74780616 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 Uric xl Gr . 5 13 137645 Shaft Assembly , Maedrel , 131 72140608 Bolt , Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16Unc x 1 Vented 142 165890 Arm Spring Brake Mower 14 128774 Housing _ Mandrel , Vented 143 157109 Bracket Arm Idler 42 " 15 110485X Bearing , Ball , Mandrel 144 158634 Keeper Belt 42 " Clutch Cable 16 174493 Stripper , Mower Deck 145 165888 Pulley Idler Flat 18 72140505 Boll Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 146 171977 Bolt Carriage Idler 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 147 131335 Spring Extension 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 148 169022 Spring Return Idler 21 STD541431 NutCrownlock5 / 16 - 18UNC 149 165898 RetainerSpringYellowZinc 23 177563 Bracket , Deflector 150 19091216 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 24 105304X Cap , Sleeve 151 169670 Bracket Clutch 25 123713X Spring , Torsion , Deflector 152 169676 Cable Clutch 42 In 26 110452X Nut , Push 153 169674 Washer Flat 3 / 8 " Type B 27 130968X428 Shield , Deflector 154 169675 Spring Retainer 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32 x 5 / 8 x 16 Ga . 155 169671 Spring Retention Lever 29 131491 Rod , Hinge 156 169672 CSpacerlutch 30 173984 Screw Thdrol DOD PT Hex 157 169669 Rod 31 129963 Washer , Spacer 158 17720408 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x5 / 8 32 153535 Pulley , Maedrel 159 72140614 Bolt Rdhd Sqn 3 / 8 - 16 unc x 1 - 3 / 4 33 178342 Nut , Toplock , Flanged 183 19131410 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 10 Ga . 34 STD533717 Bolt - - 130794 Mandrel Assembly ( Includes 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat housing , shaft and shaft hardware 37 STD551037 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 16 Ga . only - pulley not included ) - - 169583 40 STD541437 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC Replacement Mower , Complete 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , L . H . ( Standard Deck - Order separately 45 STD624003 Retainer mulch cover components key 46 137729 Screw , Thd . Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 48 133944 Washer , Hardened 49 174284 Roller Assembly , Cam Follower NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . SJnches 50 131340 Boll Shoulder # 10 - 24 Gr . 5 1 inch = 25.4 mm 45
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 PEERLESS TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 545C & SA 29B 5 8 706A 157 2gB 157 I 46
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 PEERLESS TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 545C KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 772147 Transaxle Cover 41A 790079 Brake Lever 2 780086A Needle Bearing 5 / 8 " 42 792073A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 3 770128 Transaxle Case 42A 792085A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 2 1 / 4 " 4 776395 Countershaft 43 792075 Locknut 5 / 16 - 24 5 776409 Output Shaft 44 790025 Brake Pad Holder 6 778364 Spur Gear ( 38 teeth ) 45 786066 Spacer . 2625 x 1.0 6A 778369 Spur Gear ( 15 teeth ) 46 786086 Brake Lever Bracket 7 778330 Spur Gear ( 11 teeth ) 47 774690 Axle ( 11 - 15 / 16 " Long ) 8 792180 Shift Key 48 774691 Axle ( 16 - 1 / 2 " long ) 8A 792047 Woodruff Key # 9 49 778356 Spur Gear ( 29 teeth ) 9 784352 Shift Cellar 50 778338 Spur Gear ( 27 teeth ) 10 784378 Shift Rod & Fork 51 778354 Spur Gear ( 23 teeth ) 11 778334 Bevel Gear ( 30 teeth ) 52 778352 Spur Gear ( 19 teeth ) 12 778309 Input Bevel Pinion ( 13 teeth ) 53 778350 Spur Gear ( 16 teeth ) 13 778368 Bevel Gear ( 13 teeth ) ( Include . 14 ) 54 778346 Spur Gear ( 15 teeth ) 14 778368 Bevel Pinion ( 13 teeth ) 56 778355 Spur Gear ( 11 teeth ) ( Include . 13 ) 57 778337 Spur Gear ( 13 teeth ) 15 778370 Ring Gear ( 43 teeth ) 58 778353 Spur Gear ( 17 teeth ) 17 786188 Drive Pin 59 778351 Spur Gear ( 21 teeth ) 18 786102 Spacer 1.130 X . 695 60 778349 Spur Gear ( 24 teeth ) 20 792077A Ball 5 / 16 " dia 61 778345 Spur Gear ( 25 teeth ) 21 792078 Set Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 8 " 65 780189 Flat Washer . 563 ID x . 062W 22 792079 Spring . 310 OD x . 625 L 66 776422 Input ShaftBrake 25 792073A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 67 776396 Shifter & Shaft 25A 792177 Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 3 / 8 " 69 792170 Retaining Ring 26 792125 Retaining Ring ( pkg of 2 ) 70 786187 Spacer . 890 27 792035 Retaining Ring 71 788069 Square Cut Ring 28 788040 Retaining Ring 71B 788092 " O " Ringasher 29 780072 Thrust Washer . 627 ID x . 031W 76 780090 Flat W 1.128 ID x . 058W 29A 780160 Thrust Washer . 762 ID x . 031W 77 788078A Inverted Retaining Ring 29B 780051 Thrust Washer . 762 ID x . 031W 79 792144 Spring . 430 OD x . 5000 L 29C 780199 Anti - Rotation Washer . 632 82 778333 Bevel & Spur Gear ( 30 & 13 teeth ) 30 780108 Cup Washer 1.127 ID x . 032W 83 778338 Spur Gear ( 27 teeth ) 31 780001 Flat Washer . 750 ID x . 056W 85 792154 Oil Fill Plug / ( Use As Needed ) 87 788089A Oil Seal 9 16 " 31A 780195 Flat Washer . 750 ID x . 062W 150 788093A Liquid Gasket RTV Silicone 32 788083 Oil Seal 5 / 8 " 157 788088A Oil Seal 3 / 4 " 34 780194 Bushing . 563 180 730229A Gear Oil 80W90 35 780193 Flanged Bushing 5 / 8 " ID 900 794712 Replacement MST - 206 - 545C 35A 780197 Flanged Bushing . 751 Transaxle 36 790075 Brake Disk 37 790007 Brake Pad Plate 38 799021 Brake Pad ( pkg of 2 ) NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 39 786026 Dowel Pin 1 inch = 25.4 mm 40 792076A Flat Washer . 312 ID x . 059W 47
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31C707 , TYPE NUMBER 0230 - E1 25 _ 27 _ = _ 718 _ 1oI _ 11 _ 584 _ 9 _ 3o7 1264 _ 358 ENGINE GASKET SET 24 0 868 _ ) 3 _ 12 943 O 741 1270 20 @ 0170 1022 51 691 ( _ 842 O 524 @ 1019 LABEL KIT 1058 OWNER'S MANUAL 12 [ 1036 EMISSION LABEL I 15g 22 _ 20 48
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31C707 , TYPE NUMBER 0230 - E1 1096 VALVE GASKET SET 617 O 1022 868 238 36 1022 6170 63 / ' 383 99 _ , 192 1029 54 _ 664 @ 1022 914 616 4o4614 _ 0 . _ 6o6 _ 1119 _ 216 / _ 222 _ _ 3 _ 2o9 _ r6 _ 267 % ` 49
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31C707 , TYPE NUMBER 0230 - E1 634A _ . _ e . 118 1091 142 _ 117 _ - 1o6 105 ] 24o , @ 137 276 947 95o _ 121CARBUREg _ ROVERHAf _ ET 1266AQ 987 _ ) 51 276 @ 104 _ 127 _ 231 _ 105 _ 137 1266 0 93e 106 [ _ 142 6170 1266 0 6a4 . . . . e 95e 117 _ 1266AQ 977 CARBURE _ R GASKET SET 50
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31C707 , TYPE NUMBER 0230 - E1 305A 30y 643 1267 30 _ 5 729 801 697 # 37 _ 544 74 803 _ 310 1 76 @ 1070 802 @ 6OlA 310 1 61 _ ® 8o3A 1883 311A NOTE : For Replacement Starter Motor , See Reference 309 . 51
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31C707 , TYPE NUMBER 0230 - E1 KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 697174 Cylinder Assembly 2 399265 Kit - Bushing / Seal ( Magneto Side ) t 18 697492 Jet - Main ( High Altitude ) 3 391086 Seal - Oil ( Magneto Side ) 121 697241 Kit - Carburetor Overhaul 4 697106 Sump - Engine 125 697190 Carburetor 5 698147 Head - Cylinder 127 695005 Plug - Welch 7 692410 • 4 - Gasket - Cylinder Head t 30 691750 Valve - Throttle 9 697109 Gasket - Breather t 31 494379 Kit - Throttle Shaft t0 697157 Screw ( Breather Assembly ) t 33 494381 Float - Carburetor 11 697113 Tube - Breather t 37 281165 Gasket - Float Bowl o _ 12 697110 Gasket - Crankcase 141 495097 Kit - Choke Shaft ( Manual Choke ) 13 690360 Screw ( Cylinder Head ) t41A 495931 Kit - Choke Shaft ( Choke A Matic ) 15 690946 Plug - Oil Drain 142 697140 o Nozzle - Carburetor 16 697127 Crankshaft t 46 691639 Key - Timingr - 20 690947 Seal - Oil ( PTO Side ) 186 692317 Connecto Hose 22 692125 Screw ( Crankcase Cover / Sump ) t 87 691050 Line - Fuel ( Cut to Required 23 693557 Flywheel Length ) 24 222698 Key - Flywheel t 88 691693 Screw ( Control Bracket ) 25 697159 Piston Assembly ( Standard ) t 92 691986 Adjuster - Rocker GArmovernor 697160 Piston Assembly ( . 010 " Oversize ) 202 691841 Link - Mechanical 697162 Piston Assembly ( . 020 " Oversize ) 209 692208 Spring - Governor 697163 Piston Assembly ( . 030 " Oversize ) 2 t 6 691840 Link - Choke 26 697164 Ring Set ( Standard ) 222 694042 Bracket - Control 697165 Ring Set ( . 010 " Oversize ) 227 691374 Lever - Governor Control 697171 Ring Set ( . 020 " Oversize ) 231 691636 Screw ( Choke Valve ) 697172 Ring Set ( . 030 " Oversize ) 232 691842 Spring - Governor 27 697100 Lock - Piston Pin 238 691843 Cap - Valve 28 697099 Pin - Piston 240 394358 Filter - Fuel 29 697126 Rod - Connecting ( Standard ) 265 691024 Clamp - Casing 32 692852 Screw ( Connecting Rod ) 267 695134 Screw ( Casing Clamp ) 33 495856 Valve - Exhaust 276 692255 o _ Washer - Sealing 34 495857 Valve - Intake 304 698402 Housing - Blower 35 691279 Spring - Valve ( Intake ) 305 697102 Screw ( Blower Housing ) 36 691279 Spring - Valve ( Exhaust ) 305A 697103 Screw ( Blower Housing ) 37 697352 Guard - Flywheel 306 697107 Shield - Cylinder 40 691752 Retainer - Valve 307 691003 Screw ( Cylinder Shield ) 43 691968 Slinger - Governor / Oil 309 693551 Motor - Starter 45 690564 Tappet - Valve 309A . . . . . . . . Motor - Starter ( For Replacement Camshaft 46 697687 Starter Motor , 48 697761 Short Block ( 31C707 - 0230 - E2 See Reference 309 ) Replacement Engine - art 310 690323 Bolt ( Starter Motor ) not available ) 311 497608 Brush Set 50 690193 Manifold - Intake 3tlA 395538 Brush Set 51 692137 • O $ + Gasket - Intake 333 492341 Armature - Magneto 53 690227 Stud ( Carburetor ) 334 69106 t Screw ( Magneto Armature ) 54 691148 Screw ( Intake Manifold ) 337 491055 Plug - Spark 73 697384 Screen - Rotating 358 697191 Gasket Set - Engine 74 697987 Screw ( Rotating Screen ) 363 19203 Flywheel Puller 75 690582 Washer ( Flywheel ) 78 691003 Screw ( Flywheel Guard ) RPM Settings : Low Speed : 1900 - 2100 93 690602 O Bushing - Throttle Shaft High Speed : 3000 - 3200 94 498030 Kit - Idle Mixture 95 691636 Screw ( Throttle Valve ) • Included in Engine Gasket Set , Key . No . 358 98 495800 Kit - Idle Speed O Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Key . No . 121 104 690525 O Pin - Float Hingeeedle : 1 : Included in Carburetor Gasket Set , Key . No . 977 105 231855 O Valve - Float N + Included in Valve Gasket Set , Key . No . 1095 106 690577 O Seat - Inlet 108 690464 Valve - Choke ( Manual Choke ) NOTE : All compoqent dimensions given t08A 692344 Valve - Choke ( Choke A Matic ) in u . b . inones 1 inch = 25.4 mm 117 694352 O Jet - Main ( Standard ) 52
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272650 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31C707 , TYPE NUMBER 0230 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 383 89838 Wrench - Spark Plug 851 692424 Terminal - Spark Plug 404 691691 Washer ( Governor Crank ) 868 690968 * + Seal - Valven 431 697122 Elbow - Intake 876 495877 Kit - Pinio Spring 445 698083 Filter - Air Cleaner Cartridge 877 393456 Wire - Connector / Alternator 462 691261 Washer ( Starter Cable ) 896 691641 Pin - Drive Retainerover ) 474 696459 Alternator 914 690960 Screw ( Rocker C 503 691532 Strap - Starter 947 694393 Solenoid - Fuel 505 691251 Nut ( Governor Control Lever ) 950 691657 Screw ( Float Bowl ) 510 693699 Drive - Starter 967 697015 Filter - Pre Cleaner 510A 497606 Drive - Starter 968 698403 Cover - Air Cleaner 513 692024 Clutch - Drive 975 495933 Bowl - Float 523 697086 Dipstick 977 690192 Gasket Set - Carburetor 524 691032 * SeaI - DipstickTube 987 691326 O SeaI - ThrottleShaft 525 697184 Tube - Dipstick 1005 697853 Fan - Flywheel 544 692034 Starter - Armature 1019 697143 Kit - Label 544A 390837 Starter - Armature 1022 272475 * + Gasket - RockerCover 552 697144 Bushing - Governor Crank 1023 692492 Cover - Rocker Arm 562 691119 Bolt ( Governor Control Lever ) 1026 692003 Red - Push ( Intake ) 579 691029 Nut ( Starter Cable ) . . . . 692011 Red - Push ( Exhaust ) 584 697112 Cover - Breat her Passage 1029 691751 Arm - Rocker 601 95162 Clamp - Hose 1034 690822 Guide - Push Rod 614 691620 Pin - Cotter 1036 695700 Label - Emission 616 692012 Crank - Governor 1040 698368 Plate - Trim 617 692138 G • SeaI - O Ring ( Intake Manifold ) 1044 691658 Screw ( Flywheel ) 634 690801 O Spring / Seal Assembly ( Manual 1051 691265 Ring - Retaining Choke ) 1058 275038 Owner's Manual 634A 690802 O Spring / Seal Assembly ( Choke 1070 690372 Screw ( Flywheel Fan ) A Matic ) 1083 691626 Nut ( StarterTerminal ) 635 691909 Boot - Spark Plug 1083A690958 Nut ( Starter Terminal ) 643 698401 Retainer - Air Filter 1090 691293 Retainer - Brush 654 690958 Nut ( Carburetor ) 1091 691333 Cap - Limiter 691 692407 * Seal - Governor Shaft 1095 690190 Gasket Set - Valve 697 690372 Screw ( Drive Cap ) 1119 691183 Screw ( Alternator ) 718 690959 Pin - Locating 1263 697124 Reed - Breather 729 691224 Clip - Wire 1264 697104 Screw ( Breather Reed ) 741 697128 Gear - Timing 1265 697125 Support - Blower Housing 757 697607 Link - Counterweight 1266 691917 * O SeaI - O Ring ( Intake Elbow ) 758 697134 Counterweight 1266A697123 O SeaI - O Ring ( Intake Elbow ) 759 697392 Pin - Counterweight 1267 697575 Latch - Blower Housingeight 783 693713 Gear - Pinion 1270 697156 Plug - AVS Counterw 783A 693059 Gear - Pinion 1279 690960 Screw ( Blower Housing Support ) 789 698329 Harness - Wiring 797 693167 Nut ( Brush Retainer ) RPM Settings : Low Speed : 1900 - 2100 801 691283 Cap - Drive High Speed : 3000 - 3200 801A 394856 Cap - Drive 802 691286 Cap - End * Included in Engine Gasket Set , Key . No . 358 802A 395537 Cap - End O Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Key . No . 121 803 693757 Housing - Starter : 1 : Included in Carburetor Gasket Set , Key . No . 977 803A 398159 Housing - Starter + Included inVaIve Gasket SeL Key . No . 1095 830 691095 Stud ( Rocker Arm ) 842 691031 * SeaI - O Ring ( DipstickTube ) NOTE : All component dimensions given 847 697611 Dipstick / Tube Assembly in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 53
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION uqq u down the face of slopes , never across the face . Do not mow _ k ARNING : To avoid serious injury , operate your tractor up and slopes greater than 15 degrees , Make turns gradually to prevent tipping or loss of control , Exercise extreme caution when changing direction on slopes . 1 . Fold this page along dotted line indicated above . 2 . Hold page before you so that its left edge is vertically parallel to a tree trunk or other upright structure , 3 , Sight across the fold in the direction of hill slope you want to measure , 4 . Compare the angle of the fold with the slope of the hill .
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244799J Cable
25146147 Cable battery
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284207J Cable
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52141940 Protectoin wire loop (hour meter)
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05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
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0184714 Owner's manual, english
0184715 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1174619 Chassis assembly
10STD533710 Bolt, carriage 3/8-16 x 1
11174996 Panel assembly dash lh
13172105X010 Panel, assembly slkscr dash r.h.
1417490608 Screw
14271-246213 Brush guard
14271-245994 Front bumper
14271-243223 Broadcast spreader
14271-242221 42" sweeper
142175702 Plate
143186689 Bracket swaybar chassis
144175582 Bracket footrest step-thru
145409167 Jod pivot chassis/hood
161164655 Hood bumper
166189747 Screw 13-16 x 3/4
17185682X558 Hood assembly laser
2176554 Drawbar, stretch
206170165 Shoulder bolt
20717670508 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
20817670608 Screw thdrol 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
212175143 Lens insert
26STD541437 Nut
28175049 Grille lens assembly laser
29174332X599 Grill lens
317000612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
30174738X558 Fend/ftrest pnt stlt
31139976 Bracket support
3717490508 Screw
38175710 Pivot bracket assembly, lh. mower, rear
39174714 Bracket pivot laser lt.
5155272 Hood bumper
58150127 Air duct
60STD533707 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 3/4
64154798 Lower Bracket assembly, clutch, mounting evx
7473690600 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
9199928 Dash
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0184714 Owner's manual, english
0184715 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1N/P Transaxle (see breakdown) peerless 206-545c
10STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 1 cad
11105701X Washer
11271-246213 Brush guard
11271-245994 Front bumper
11271-243223 Broadcast spreader
11271-242221 42" sweeper
11219091210 Washer
113127285X Strap
116STD533710 Bolt rdhd sqneck 3/8-16 x 1.25
120409148 Nut lock flg 3/8-16
1374550412 Bolt
14STD551125 Washer lock hvy helical
14574490540 Hex flange bolt
150175456 Spacer . retainer
15119133210 Washer
156166002 Serrated washer
158165589 Shift
159183900 Hub tapered flange shift lt
16STD541431 Nut lock hex with ins. 5/16-18 unc
16172140406 T bolt
16273680400 Locknut
16374780416 Bolt hex fin 1/4-20 unc x 1 grade 5
16419091210 Washer 5/8 x .281 x 10 ga
165165623 Bracket pivot lever
166166880 Screw 5/16 - 18 x 5/8 tt yellow
168165492 Bolt . shoulder
169165580 Plate . fastener
170178394 Keeper . belt
18STD523710 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 x 1 gr. 5
19STD541437 Nut lock hex with wsh 3/8-16 unc
197169613 Snap nyliner
198169593 Washer
2146682 Spring return brake t / a zinc
202STD533717 Bolt carr sh 3/8-16 x 1-3/4 gr. 5
21106933X Knob
212145212 Hex nut
22130804 Rod , brake
24STD541237 Nut, hex jam 3/8-16 unc
25106888X Spring rod
26STD551037 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 ga.
27STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 3/4 cad.
28175765 Rod . brake
2971673 Plunger cap
3123666X Pulley
30130807 Bracket, transaxle
32747060512 Bolt hex hd 5/16-18 unc x 3/4
34175578 Shaft assembly, foot pedal nibbed
35120183X Bearing
36STD551062 Washer
37STD571810 Pin, roll
38179114 Pulley idler
39STD523730 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 x 2-3/4
41099 Ring retainer
41175556 Keeper belt
47139245 Pulley, idler, v-groove
48154407 Cl bellcrank
49123205X Retainer
5121520X Strap, pnt torque 30 degree blk
5072110612 Bolt
51STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
52STD541431 Nut, crownlock 5/16-18 unc
53105710X Link
55105709X Spring
5617490614 Screw 3/8-16 x 0.875
57138255 V-belt
59169691 Keeper . belt
617060512 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 3/4 tytt
6117490614 Screw, 3/8-16 x .875
628883R Pedal cover
63175410 Pulley eng cl mech 38 deg
64173937 Bolt hex 7/16-20 x 4 gr. 5
65STD551143 Washer
66154778 Keeper - belt
70134683 Keeper
74137057 Spacer
75121749X Washer
76STD581075 E-ring
77123583X Square key
78121748X Washer
79STD580025 Key woodruff
8165866 Rod shift fender adjust stlt
80131486 Shield rod , link
81165594 Cross shaft
82165711 Shift spring
8319171216 Washer
84166228 Link . transaxle
85150360 Nut
89158391X428 Shift console
90124346X Nut
96STD624003 Retainer spring 1" zinc/cad
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0184714 Owner's manual, english
0184715 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1400302 Steering wheel
10175121 Link drag extended
11STD551137 Washer, lock
1273940800 Nut
13136518 Spacer
15145212 Hex nut
17180641 Shaft assembly,. steering
2195673 Axle assembly stmp dropped stl
26126847X Bushing
2819131416 Washer
2917000612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
3169840 Left Spindle assembly left hand
30STD561210 Pin
32192757 Rod, tie
36155106 Bushing. steering
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38139769 Insert, cap steering wheel, standard, black
3919183812 Washer
4169839 Spindle assembly right hand
40STD541537 Nut lock center 3/8-24 unf
41186737 Adaptor, steering wheel
42145054X428 Steering boot
43121749X Washer
44180640 Extension shaft
46121232X Cap
47183226 Grease fitting
56266H Thrust bearing use 1 or 2 as required
5173540400 Crownlock nut
5471130420 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/4 gr.8
6121748X Washer
65160367 Spacer bracket
6772110618 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 x 2-1/4
68169827 Axle brace
719272016 Washer
71175146 Steering
812000029 Ring
82199978 Bracket susp chassis front
85133835 Fastener
88175118 Bolt . shoulder
93366R Bearing
91175553 Steering clip
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0184714 Owner's manual, english
0184715 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1170545 Control, throttle paddle
13272293 Gasket
14148456 Plug drain oil easy drain
16STD551237 Washer
217720408 Screw
23169837 Shield thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
29137180 Kit spark arrester (flat screen)
3N/P Engine, (see breakdown) briggs model no. 31c707...
31109202X Fuel tank
32140527 Cap assembly fuel
33123487X Clamp hose
37137040 Fuel line
38181654 Plug, oil drain easy
4137352 Muffler
40532124028 Bushing snap
4417670412 Screw, hex washer head, thread, roll. 1/4-20 x 3/4
4517000612 Screw
4619091416 Washer
62STD551131 Washer lock hvy hlcl spr. 5/16
72192334 Screw
7817060620 Screw
81STD541425 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0184714 Owner's manual, english
0184715 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1401042 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
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0184714 Owner's manual, english
0184715 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
10148516 Decal, battery, danger/poison english
11156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
12184730 Decal hood side l71000 lt
13146046 Decal, v-belt, drive, schematic
14181702 Lower Decal, dash, panel
15160396 Decal v-belt schematic 42" eng
16172331 Decal mower srs heavy duty 12 ga
2184852 Decal, hp engine
3184728 Decal, hood, r.h.
4STD561820 Decal, deck
5184729 Decal, hood, l.h.
6133644 Decal maintance customer sears domestic
7184912 Decal, replacement
8138047 Decal, battery, dirhard, sears
9156368 Decal, fender stlt oper inst english/spanish
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0184714 Owner's manual, english
0184715 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
159192 Valve cap
107152J Tube
11104757X428 Hub . axle cap
265139 Valve stem
3122073X Tire, front
459904 Tube
5106732X624 Rim assembly 6' front white service
6278H Fitting
79040H Flange bearing
8106108X624 Rim assembly 8' rear white service
9122074X Tire, rear
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0184714 Owner's manual, english
0184715 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1159460 Wire assembly inner/spring with plunger lt
11151141 Link, lift, l.h.
12151140 Link, lift, r.h.
13STD624008 Retainer spring
15173288 Link front susp.
16STD541250 Nut, hex, jam 1/2-13 unc
17175689 Front Trunnion
1873800800 Locknut, hex, with washer insert 1/2-13 unc
19139868 Arm suspension
2159471 Assembly line shaft
20163552 Clip, hairpin (standard hardware-purchase locally)
3105767X Pin
31169865 Bearing . pivot
3273540600 Crownlock nut
4STD581062 E-ring
519211621 Washer
6120183X Bearing
7125631X Grip
8125925X Button, plunger, red
0184715 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0184714 Owner's manual, english
1176027 Mower deck assembly, 42"
10140296 Washer
10171-246213 Brush guard
10171-245994 Front bumper
10171-243223 Broadcast spreader
10171-242221 42" sweeper
101198383 Mulch plate
10271081010 Screw
10319061216 Washer
104STD551110 Washer, lock #10
105160793 Assembly b latch
1062029J Nut weld .327/.304 no. 10-24
11134149 Blade
12919131312 Washer
13137646 Shaft assembly, mandrel, vented
130STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
131STD533710 Bolt, rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
14128774 Housing
142165890 Arm spring b
143157109 Idler bracket
144158634 Keeper belt
145173437 Pulley idler flat
146171977 Carriage bolt
147131335 Spring
148169022 Spring idler
149165898 Retainer spring yellow zinc
15110485X Bearing
150STD551025 Washer 9/32 x 3/4 x 16 ga.
151169670 Clutch bracket
152175067 Cable clutch 42 in
153169674 Flat washer
154169675 Spring retainer
155169671 Spring retention lvr clutch cable
156169672 Spacer
157169669 Clutch rod
15817720408 Screw
159STD533717 Bolt rdhd sqn 3/8-16 unc x 1-3/4
16174493 Stripper
18STD533106 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
18319131410 Washer
19132827 Bolt shoulder
2STD533107 Bolt
20159770 Vortex baffle
21STD541431 Nut crownlock 5/16-18 unc
23177563 Bracket, deflector, mower 42"
24105304X Cap
25123713X Spring
26110452X Push nut
27130968 Shield, deflector
2819111016 Washer
29131491 Rod , hinge
3138017 Bracket
30173984 Screw thdrol rolling washer head
31187690 Washer, spacer
32173436 Pulley, mandrel
33400234 Nut, toplock, flanged
34STD533717 Bolt
36173438 Pulley, idler, flat
37STD551037 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 ga.
4165460 Sway bracket
40STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
44140088 Guard
45STD624003 Retainer
46137729 Screw
48133944 Washer
49174284 Cam roller
5STD624008 Retainer spring
50131340 Bolt
51STD541410 Locknut
52139888 Bolt
53184907 Arm assembly, pad, brake
54178515 Flat washer
55155046 Arm idler 42" mower lt/yt
56165723 Spacer . retainer
59141043 Guard
6178024 Arm, suspension ,rear sway bar deck
67149846 Knob, deluxe 1/2-13
68144959 Belt
8850857 Bolt blade
9STD551137 Washer, lock
92STD541437 Nut lock hex w/ins. 3/8-16
1772147 Cover
10784378 Shift rod and fork
11778334 Bevel gear (30 teeth)
12778309 Input bevel pinion (13 teeth)
13778368 Gear
14778368 Gear
15778370 Ring gear
150788093A Sealer
157788088A Oil seal 3/4"
17786188 Drive pin
18786102 Spacer
180730229B Gear oil 80w90
2780086A Needle bearing
20792077A Ball
21792078 Screw
22792079 Spring
25792073A Screw
25A792177 Screw 1/4-20 x 1-3/8"
26792125 Retaining ring
27STD582062 Retaining ring
28STD582056 Retaining ring
29780072 Washer
29A780160 Washer
29B780051 Washer
29C780199 Washer
3770128A Transaxle case
30780108 Washer
31780001 Washer
31A780195 Washer
32788083 Oil seal 5/8"
34780194 Bushing
35780193 Bushing
35A780197 Bushing
36790075 Brake, disc
37790007 Plate
38799021 Brake pads
39786026 Dowel pin 5/16" x 3/4"
4776395 Countershaft
40792076A Washer
41A790079 Lever brake
42792073A Screw
42A792085A Screw
43STD541431 Locknut 5/16-24
44790025 Holder, brake pad
45786066 Spacer
46786086 Bracket
47774690 Axle
48774691 Axle
49778356 Spur gear
5776409 Output shaft
50778338 Spur gear (27 teeth)
51778354 Spur gear (23 teeth)
52778352 Spur gear
53778350 Spur gear (16 teeth)
54778346 Spur gear
56778355 Spur gear (11 teeth)
57778337 Spur gear
58778353 Spur gear
59778351 Spur gear (21 teeth)
6778364 Spur gear
60778349 Spur gear
61778345 Spur gear
65780189 Washer
66776422 Input shaft
67776396 Brake shaft
69792170 Retaining ring
6A778369 Spur gear
7778330 Spur gear
70786187 Spacer
71788069 Seal
71B788092 Ooo ring
76780090 Washer
77788078A Retaining ring
79792144 Spring
8792180A Shift key
82778333 Bevel and spur gear (30 and 13 teeth)
83778338 Spur gear (27 teeth)
85792154 Plug
87788089A Oil seal 9/16"
8ASTD580025 Woodruff key #9
9784352 Collar
900794691 Replacement mst-206 -545c transaxle