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Owner's Manual ICRIIFTSMImNI " rl , i LAWN TRACTOR 18.0 HP , 42 " Mower Electric Start 6 Speed Transaxle Model No . 917.272751 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 pro , Mon - Sat Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , II 60179 U . S . A . Visit our Craftsman website : www . sears . com / craffsman
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Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Assembly / Pre - Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Sears Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover LIMITED WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT For two ( 2 ) years from the date of purchase , if this Craftsman Riding Equipment is maintained , lubricated and tuned up according to the instructions in the owner's manual , Sears will repair or replace free of charge any parts that are found to be defective in material or workmanship according to the guidelines of coverage listed below . Sears will also provide free labor for these applicable warranted parts for the two full years . During the first 30 days of purchase , there will be no charges to service the product at your home for issues covered by this warranty . ( See exclusions below ) . For your 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 of at an authorized Sears location . For the nearest authorized Sears location , please call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ® . This battery warranty applies only while this product is within the United States . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights , which vary , from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Dept . 817WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 2
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IMPORTANT : This cutting machine is capable of amputating hands and feet and 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 . _ LWARNING : 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 _ bWARNING : 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 . _ I _ 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 Data indicates that operators , age 60 and related accessories contain lead and years and above , are involved in a large lead compounds , chemicals known to the percentage of riding mower - related in - State of California to cause cancer and 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 and be seriously injured or interfere with • Mow up and down slopes , not across . • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree safe machine operation . • Never allow children to operate the limbs , etc . machine . • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Un - even terrain could overturn the machine . • Use extra care when approaching blind corners , shrubs , trees , or other objects Tall grass can hide obstacles . • 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 . • Use extra care in handling gasoline and • Fottow the manufacturer's recommend - 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 to wear , damage , and deterioration , III . CHILDREN 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 . check components and replace with Children are often attracted to the ma - manufacturer's recommended parts , chine and the mowing activity . Neveras - when necessary . sume that children will remain where you • Mower blades are sharp and can cut . last saw them . Wrap the blade { s ) or wear gloves , and • Keep children out of the mowing areaher use extra caution when servicing them . and under the watchful care of anot • Check brake operation frequently . Ad - responsible adult . just and service as required . • Be alert and turn machine off if children 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 wil _ 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 watohful care of anot disengage blades , shift into reverse and responsib { e 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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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a new tractor . It has been designed , Gasoline 1.25 engineered and manufactured to give Capacity and Unleaded and you the best possible dependability and Type : Regular performance . Oil Type SAE 30 Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy , please contact a API - SF - SJ ) : ( above 32 ° F ) Sears or other qualified service center . SAE 5W - 30 We have competent , well - trained techni - ( below 32 ° F ) cians and the proper tools to service or Oil Capacity : 3.5 Pints repair this tractor . Please read and retain this manual , The Spark Plug : Champion RC12YC instructions will enable you to assemble ( Gap : . 030 " ) and maintain your tractor properly . Always Ground Speed ( MPH ) : observe the " SAFETY RULES " . Forward : 1st 1.2 2nd 1.5 REPAIR AGREEMENT 3rd 2.4 A Repair Agreement is available on this 4th 3.5 product . Contact your nearest Sears store 5th 4.8 for details . 6th 5.3 CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES Reverse : 1.5 • Read and observe the safety rules . Tire Pressure : Front : 14 PSI • Follow a regular schedule in main - Rear : 10 PSI taining , caring for and using your tractor . • Follow the instructions under " Mainte - Charging 3 Amps Battery nance " and " Storage " sections of this System : 5 Amps Headlights A0 & owner's manual . Battery : Amp / Hr : 28 WARNING : This tractor is equipped Min , CCA : 230 with an internal combustion engine and Case Size : U1R should not be used on or near any unim - Blade Bolt Torque : 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . proved forest - covered , brush - covered or grass - covered land unless the engine's exhaust system is equipped with a spark arrester meeting applicable local or state laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it should be maintained in effective working order by the operator . In the state of California the above is re - quired by law ( Section 4442 of the Califor - nia Public Resources Code ) . Other states may have similar laws . Federal laws apply on federal lands . A spark arrester for the muffler is available through your near - est Sears service center ( See REPAIR PARTS section of this manual ) . 6
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Steering Wheel @ Steering Wheel Insert ( 1 ) Large Flat Washer ! @ ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Oi ! ! ! ! ! ! l ! @ l ( 1 ) Locknut 1 / 2 - 20 ( 1 ) Locknut 1 / 4 - 28 ( 1 ) Hex Bolt ! / 4 - 28 x 1 - 1 / 4 Steering I _ _ Steering Wheel Extension Adapter Shaft Boot Seat ( 1 ) Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge _ ( 1 ) Knob _ 1 _ 1 ) Oil Drain Tub _ For Future Use Video Casse _ e Slope Sheet Keys F - 9 ( 2 ) Keys " - 1 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 A socket wrench set will make assembly easier . Standard wrench sizes you need are listed below . ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " wrench ( 1 ) Pliers ( 2 ) 7 / 16 " wrench ( 1 ) Utility knife ( 1 ) Tire pressure gauge When right or left hand is mentioned in this manual , it means when you are in the operating position ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM CARTON UNPACK CARTON 1 . Remove all accessible loose parts and parts boxes from carton . 2 . Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on all four corners of carton , and lay panels flat . 3 . Check for any additional loose parts or cartons and remove . 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 CHECK BATTERY 1 / 4 hex bolt and Iocknut . Tighten 1 . Lift seat pan to raised position , securely . NOTE : If this battery is put into service IMPORTANT : Tighten bolt and nut se - after month and year indicated on label curely to 10 - 12 ft . Ibs torque . ( label located between terminals ) charge 2 . Place tabs of steering boot over tab battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 slots in dash and push down to se - amps . ( See " BATTERY " in Maintenance cure . section of this manual for charging instruc - INSTALL STEERING WHEEL tions ) . 3 . Position front wheels of the tractor so Seat they are pointing straight forward . 4 . Remove steering wheel adapter from steering wheel and slide adapter onto steering shaft extension . 5 . Position steering wheel so cross bars Terminal are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide inside boot and onto adapter . 6 . Assemble large flat washer , 1 / 2 hex nut and tighten securely . 8
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INSTALL SEAT TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Adjust seat before tightening adjustment Operation section for location and knob . function of controls ) 1 . Remove adjustment knob and flat 1 . Press lift lever plunger and raise washer securing seat to cardboard attachment lift lever to its highest po - packing and set aside for assembly of sition . seat to tractor . 2 . Release parking brake by depressing 2 . Pivot seat upward and remove from clutch / brake pedal . the cardboard packing . Remove the 3 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) cardboard packing and discard . position . 3 . Place seat on seat pan so head of 4 . Roll tractor forward off skid . shoulder bolt is positioned over large 5 . Remove banding holding deflector slotted hole in pan . shield up against tractor . 4 . Push down on seat to engage shoulder TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID bolt in slot and pull seat towards rear of ( See Operation section for location tractor . and function of controls ) 5 . Pivot seat and pan forward and as - _ WARNING : Before starting , read , un - semble adjustment knob and flat derstand and follow all instructions in the washer loosely . Do not tighten . Operation section of this manual . Be usurere 6 . Lower seat into operating position and tractor is in a well - ventilated area . Be s sit in seat . the area in front of tractor is clear of other 7 . Slide seat until a comfortable position people and objects . is reached which allows you to press 1 . Be sure all the above assembly steps clutch / brake pedal all the way down . have been completed . 8 . Get off seat without moving its ad - 2 . Check engine oil level and fill fuel tank justed position . with gasoline . 9 . Raise seat and tighten adjustment 3 . Sit on seat in operating position , knob securely . depress clutch / brake pedal and set the Seat parking brake . 4 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) position . Seat Pan 5 . Press lift lever plunger and raise attachment lift lever to its highest posi - tion . Shoulder 6 . Start the engine . After engine has started , move throttle control to idle position . Bolt 7 . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full Flat Washer " BRAKE " position and hold . Move 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 - ing brake and place gearshift lever in Adjustment Knob j i 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 . Shield Mulcher 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 . A 4 No remaining loose parts in carton . _ CAUTION : 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 propedy 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 . c _ amped . 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 in items : " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section , / Engine oil is at proper level . of this manual . , I Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , regu - CHECK DECK LEVELNESS lar unleaded gasoline . For best cutting results , mower hous - , I Become familiar with all controls - their ing should be properly leveled . See " TO location and function . Operate them LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the Service 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 IGNrnON ENGINE OFF UGHTS ON ENGINE ON ENGINE START PARKING BRAKE PARKING BRAKE PARKING BRAKE LOCKED UNLOCKED OVER TEMP FUEL OIL PRESSURE BATrERY REVERSE FORWARD MOWER HEIGHT MOWER LIFT LIGHT ATTACHMENT ATTACHMENT CLUTCH ENGAGED CLUTCH DISENGAGED DANGER , KEEP HANDS KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS AND FEET AWAY ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) DANGER indicates a hazard which , if not avoided , & will result in death or serious injury , WARNING indicatesa hazardwhich , if not avoided , & could result in death or serious injury , FREE WHEEL ( Automatic Models only ) CAUTION indicatesa hazard which , if not avoided , & might result in minor or moderate injury . & CAUTION when usedwithout the alert symbol , indicatesa situationthat could result in damage to the tractor and / or engine . Failure to follow instructions could result in serious injury or HOT SURFACES indicatesa hazard which , death . The safety alert symbol if not avoided , could result In death , serious Injury is used to identify safety inform - _ ' and / or property damage . ation about hazards which can FIRE indicatesa hazard which , if notavoided . 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 . Ignition Switch iht Switch Attachment Position Clutch Lever Ammeter Lever Plunger Attachment Throttle / Choke Lift Lever Control ustment Height ever 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 tachrnents mounted to your tractor . position . ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER - Used to LIGHT SWITCH POSITION - Turns the raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck or headlights on and off . 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 . Pedal should remain in brake position . pletely , as described above , before leaving the operator's position . Make sure parking brake will hold trac - tor secure . TO USETHROTTLE CONTROL Attachment Clutch Lever Always operate engine at full throttle , • Operating engine at less than full POSition throttle reduces the battery charging nition Key rate . / , " Oisengaged " • Full throttle offers the best bagging and Throttle / _ . _ J Position mower performance . ChOtkreol . . _ _ , , - - _ F / Parking Brake TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD " _ " , ' _ _ , , / _ Engaged " The direction and speed of movement is Clutch / r _ ' _ " " - - ' : : - - - " " L " _ Position controlled by the gearshift lever . Brake _ : : _ L _ _ 1 . Start tractor with clutch / brake pedal depressed and gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . Disengaged _ traKeion 2 . Move gearshift lever to desired po - Position Posi sition . 3 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal to STOPPING stad movement . 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 . NOTE : Failure to move throttle control to slow position and allowing engine to idle before stopping may cause engine to " backfire " . • Turn ignition key to " STOP " position and remove key . Always remove key when leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized use . • Never use choke to stop engine . 13
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TO STOP MOWER BLADES - The cutting height range is approxi - mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " . The heights are mea - disengage attachment clutch control . sured from the ground to the blade tip with _ bCAUTION : Do not operate the mower the engine not running . These heights without either the entire grass catcher , are approximate and may vary depending on mowers so equipped , or the deflector upon soil conditions , height of grass and shield in place . types of grass being mowed . • The average lawn should be cut to ap - High Position proximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the cool season and to over 3 inches during hot Clutch Lever . : fL " _ ' _ LOw months . For healthier and better looking Position lawns , mow often and after moderate growth . • For best cutting performance , grass over " Disengaged " 6 inches in height should be mowed Position twice . Make the first cut relatively high ; the second to desired height . TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS Shield Gauge wheels are properly adjusted when they are slightly off the ground when TO OPERATE ON HILLS mower is at the desired cutting height in _ ILWARNING , Do not drive up or down operating position . Gauge wheels then keep the deck in proper position to help hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and do prevent scalping in most terrain conditions . not drive across any slope . Use the slope NOTE : Adjust gauge wheels with tractor guide at the back of this manual . on a flat level surface . • Choose the slowest speed before start - 1 . Adjust mower to desired cutting height ing up or down hills . ( See " TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING • Avoid stopping or changing speed on HEIGHT " in this section of manual ) . hills . 2 . With mower in desired height of cut • If slowing is necessary , move throttle position , gauge wheels should be control lever to slower position . assembled so they are slightly off the • If stopping is absolutely necessary , push ground . Install gauge wheel in ap - clutch / brake pedal quickly to brake posi - propriate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / 8 tion and engage parking brake . washer , and 3 / 8 - 16 Iocknut and tighten • Move gearshift leverto 1st gear . Be securely . sure you have allowed room for tractor 3 . Repeat for opposite side , installing to roll slightly as you restart movement . gauge wheel in same adjustment hole . • To restart movement , slowly release parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . Gauge Wheel • Make all turns slowly . tMounting TO TRANSPORT Bracke • Raise attachment lift to highest position with attachment lift control . 3 / 8 - 16 • When pushing or towing your tractor , Locknut Shoulder be sure gearshift lever is in neutral ( N ) 3 / 8 Washer position . Gauge Wheel • Do not push or tow tractorat more than five ( 5 ) MPH . TO OPERATE MOWER NOTE : To protect hood from damage Your tractor is equipped with an operator when transporting your tractoron a truck presence sensing switch . Any attempt or a trailer , be sure hoed is closed and by the operator to leave the seat with the secured to tractor . Use an appropriate engine running and the attachment clutch means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , engaged will shut off the engine . etc . ) . 1 . Select desired height of cut . 2 . Start mower blades by engaging at - tachment clutch control . 14
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TOWING CARTS AND OTHER ATTACH - or longer . Drain the gas tank , start the MENTS engine and let it run until the fuel lines Tow only the attachments that are recom - and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel mended by and comply with specifications next season . See Storage Instructions for additional information . Never use engine of the manufacturer of your tractor . Use or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel common sense when towing . Too heavy tank or permanent damage may occur . of a load , while on a slope , is dangerous . Tires can lose traction with the ground and TO START ENGINE cause you to lose control of your tractor . When starting the engine for the first time BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE or if the engine has run out of fuel , it will take extra cranking time to move fuel from CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL the tank to the engine . The engine in your tractor has been 1 . Sit on seat in operating position , shipped , from the factory , already filled depress clutch / brake pedal and set with summer weight oil . parking brake . 1 . Check engine oil with tractor on level 2 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) ground . position . 2 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe 3 . Move attachment clutch to disengaged clean , reinsert the dipstick and screw position . cap tight , wait for a few seconds , re - 4 . Move throttle control to choke position . move and read oil level . If necessary , NOTE " Before starting , read the warm add oil until " FULL " mark on dipstick is and cold starting procedures below . reached . Do not overfill . 5 . Insert key into ignition and turn key • For cold weather operation you should clockwise to start position and release change oil for easier starting ( See the key as soon as engine starts . Do oil viscosity chart in the Maintenance not run starter continuously for more section of this manual ) . than fifteen seconds per minute . If the • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - engine does not start after several nance section in this manual . attempts , move throttle control to fast ADD GASOLINE position , wait a few minutes and try again . If engine still does not start , • Fill fuel tank to bottom of filler neck . Do move the throttle control back to the not overfill . Use fresh , clean , regular choke position and retry . unleaded gasoline with a minimum of 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline will WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and increase carbon and lead oxide deposits above ) and reduce valve life ) . Do not mix oil 6 . When engine starts , move the throttle with gasoline . Purchase fuel in quan - control to the fast position . tities that can be used within 30 days to • The attachments and ground drive can assure fuel freshness . now be used . If the engine does not , _ CAUTION : Wipe off any spilled oil or accept the load , restart the engine and fuel . Do not store , spill or use gasoline allow it to warm up for one minute using near an open flame . the choke as described above . IMPORTANT : When operating in temper - atures below32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , clean winter grade gasoline to help insure good cold weather starting . CAUTION : Alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture which leads to separa - tion and formation of acids during storage . Acidic gas can damage the fuel system of an engine while in storage . To avoid engine problems , the fuel system should be emptied before storage of 30 days 15
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COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and • Do not mow grass when it is wet . below ) Wet grass will plug mower and leave 6 . When engine starts , leave throttle undesirable clumps . Allow grass to dry before mowing . control in choke position until engine • Always operate engine at full throttle warms up and begins to run roughly . Once rough running begins , imme - when mowing to assure better mowing diately move the throttle control to the performance and proper discharge of fast position . Engine warm - up may material . Regulate ground speed by take from several seconds to several selecting a low enough gear to give the mower cutting performance as well as minutes ( the colder the temperature , the quality of cut desired . the longer the warm - up ) . • The attachments can also be used dur - • When operating attachments , select a ground speed that will suit the terrain ing the engine warm - up period . and give best performance of the at - NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 tachment being used . feet ) or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) the carburetor fuel mixture may need to MULCHING MOWING TIPS be adjusted for best engine performance IMPORTANT : For best performance , keep ( see ' qO ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the mower housing free of built - up grass and Service and Adjustments section of this trash . Clean after each use . manual ) . • The special mulching blade will recut MOWING TIPS the grass clippings many times and reduce them in size so that as they fall • Mower should be properly leveled for best mowing performance . See " TO onto the lawn they will disperse into LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the the grass and not be noticed . Also , the Service and Adjustments section of this mulched grass will biodegrade quickly manual . to provide nutrients for the lawn . Always • The left hand side of mower should be mulch with your highest engine ( blade ) speed as this will provide the best recut - used for trimming . ting action of the blades . • Drive so that clippings are discharged • Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . onto the area that has already been Wet grass tends to form clumps and cut . Have the cut area to the right of interferes with the mulching action . The the tractor . This will result in a more best time to mow your lawn is the early even distribution of clippings and more afternoon . At this time the grass has uniform cutting . dried and the newly cut area will not be • When mowing large areas , start by exposed to the direct sun . turning to the right so that clippings will • For best results , adjust the mower discharge away from shrubs , fences , cutting height so that the mower cuts driveways , etc . After one or two rounds , off only the top one - third of the grass mow in the opposite direction making blades . For extremely heavy grass , re - left hand turns until finished . duce your width of cut on each pass and mow slowly . f MAX 1 / 3 t J • Certain types of grass and grass • If grass is extremely tall , it should be conditions may require that an area be mowed twice to reduce load and pos - mulched a second time to completely sible fire hazard from dried clippings . hide the clippings . When doing a sec - Make first cut relatively high ; the second ond cut , mow across or perpendicular to to the desired height . the first cut path . • Change your cutting pattern from week to week . Mow north to south one week then change to east to west the next week . This will h _ lp prevent matting and graining of the lawn . 16
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° E ° U + eEOV . CE CheCk Brake Operation Check Tire Pressure Check Opar _ tor Presence Dnd T Interlock Systems R Check for Loose Fasteners cA Sharpen / Replace Mower Blades T Lubrication Chart 0 Check Battery Level R Clean Battery and Temdnals Check Transaxle Cooling Check V - Belts i / v ' i / Cl ' _ eck Engine OII Level Change Engine Oil { with oil filter ) E Change Engine Oil ( without oil tilter } U clean Air Filter G Clean Air Screen Arrestor Inspect Muffler / Spad < E Replace Oil FiltQr ( If equipped ) Clean Engine Cooling Fins Replace Spark Plug Replace Air Filter Paper Cartridge Replace Fuel Filter i / I - C ; lange more often when opezating u _ der a heavy load or 3 • Replace b _ des more often when tn _ ing k _ sandy soil . in fX _ tl _ ur _ bient lerr _ peratu _ es 4 • Not required if equipped wl _ malnt en _ , ce - free battel _ * . 2 • Se , _ , _ ce more often when operating in dirty or dusty conditions , 5 - T _ Jhtelt front axle pivot bolt to _ 5 ft . + lbs , maximum , Do not ovedighten . GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS LUBRICATION CHART The warranty on this tractor does not Spindle ' ( _ Spindle cover items that have been subjected to Zerk Zerk operator abuse or negligence , To receive full value from the warranty , operator must maintain tractor as instructed in this ( _ Front Wheel manual . Bearing Bearing Zerk Some adjustments will need to be made Zerk periodically to properly maintain your tractor . _ . , , Engi'ne All adjustments in the Service and Adjust - ments section of this manual should be checked at least once each season . • Once a year you should replace the 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 1 . Check engine oil level . pivot points which have special nylon bearings . Viscous lubricants will attractf 2 . Check brake operation . dust and dirt that will shorten the life o the 3 . Check tire pressure . self - lubricating beadngs . 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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TRACTOR 4 . Reassemble blade bolt , lock washer and flat washer in exact order as Always observe safety rules when per - shown . forming any maintenance . BRAKE OPERATION 5 . Tighten blade bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . 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 . gear , then brake must be adjusted . ( See Mandrel Assembly ' qO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and TrailinUgpE _ d'g _ " e _ ade Centering - - _ Adjustments section of this manual ) . TIRES • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires ( See " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual ) . • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect 5f - " - 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 cause tire damage . NOTE : We do not recommend sharp - 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 may be purchased from your local parts Care should be taken to keep the blade balanced . An unbalanced blade will cause dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . excessive vibration and eventual damage OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM to mower and engine . • 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 tully depressed follow the instructions supplied with and attachement clutch control is in 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 " _ B kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged blades . Pin I _ ade BLADE REMOVAL Center Hole 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 boles 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 original equipment battery on your tractor is maintenance free . Do not Determine temperature range expected attempt to open or remove caps or covers . before oil change . All oil must meet API Adding or checking level of electrolyte is service classification SF - SJ . not necessary . • Be sure tractor is on level surface . TO CLEAN BAI - I - ERY AND TERMINALS • Oil will drain more freely when warm . = Catch oil in a suitable container . Corrosion and dirt on the battery and 1 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful terminals can cause the battery to " leak " not to allow dirt to enter the engine power . when changing oil . 1 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first 2 . Remove yellow cap from end of drain then RED battery cable and remove valve and install the drain tube onto the battery from tractor . fitting . 2 . Rinse the battery with plain water and Oil Drain Valve dry . 3 . Clean terminals and battery cable ends with wire brush until bright . and 4 . Coat terminals with grease or petro - Locked leum jelly . Positio 5 . Reinstall battery ( See " REPLACING BATTERY " in the SERVICE AND AD - JUSTMENTS section of this manual ) . Cl ° sec n _ TRANSAXLE COOLING Keep transaxle free from build - up of dirt and chaff which can restrict cooling . Yellow Gap " / _ V - BELTS Drain Tube Check V - belts for deterioration and wear 3 . Unlock drain valve by pushing inward after 100 hours of operation and replace slightly and turning counterclockwise . if necessary . The belts are not adjustable . 4 . To open , pull out on the drain valve . Replace belts if they begin to slip from 5 . After oil has drained completely , close wear . and lock the drain valve by pushing ENGINE inward and turning clockwise until the pin is in the locked position as shown . LUBRICATION 6 . Remove the drain tube and replace the Only use high quality detergent oil rated cap onto the end of the drain valve . with API service classification SF - SJ . 7 . Refill engine with oil through oil fill dip - Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade stick tube . Pour slowly . Do not overfill . according to your expected operating For approximate capacity see " PROD - temperature . UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual . 8 . Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for checking level . For accurate reading , tighten dipstick cap securely onto the tube before removing dipstick . Keep oil at " FULL " line on dipstick . Tighten cap NOTE : Although multi - viscosity oils onto the tube securely when finished . ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) improve starting in ENGINE OIL FILTER cold weather , these multi - viscosity oils will Replace the engine oil filter every season result in increased oil consumption when or every other oil change if the tractor is used above 32 ° R Check your engine oil used more than 100 hours in one year . level more frequently to avoid possible engine damage from running low on oil . AIR FILTER Change the oil after every 50 hours of op - Your engine will not run properly using a eration or at least once a year if the tractor dirty air filter . Replace pre - cleaner after is not used for 50 hours in one year . every 25 hours of operation or every Check the crankcase oil level before start - season . Service paper cartridge every ing the engine and after each eight ( 8 ) 100 hours of operation or every season , hours of operation . Tighten oil fill cap / whichever occurs first . dipstick securely each time you check the oil level . 19
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Service air cleaner more often under dusty 1 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . conditions . 2 . Remove hex bolts from blower housing 1 . Pull up on air filter cover handle and and lift housing off engine . rotate towards engine . 3 . Cover oil fill opening to prevent entry of 2 . Remove cover . dirt . 3 , Carefully remove air filter cartridge and 4 . Use compressed air or stiff bristle pre - cleaner from base . brush to thoroughly clean engine cool - 4 . Clean base carefully to prevent debris ing fins . from falling into carburetor . 5 . Replace blower housing and oil fill NOTE : If very dirty or damaged , replace cap / dipstick . cartridge . Blower . Housing Hex Bolts 5 , Place new pre - cleaner and cartridge Hex , _ _ - - - - - _ firmly in base . 6 . Align tabs on cover with slots in blower Bolts _ - _ . _ # housing and replace cover . 7 . Hook handle on cover and push down on handle to close , o , F , , IMPORTANT : Petroleum solvents , such as kerosene , are not to be used to clean Opening the cartridge . They may cause deterio - _ l I / I I _ _ . _ Spark ration of the cartridge . Do not oil car - tridge . Do not use pressurized air to clean Engine Coolin _ gFinis . _ - - _ ' _ ' _ Plug cartridge . MUFFLER Inspect and replace corroded muffler and spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could cre - ate a fire hazard and / or damage . Handle 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 The fuel filter should be replaced once _ Cover each season . If fuel filter becomes clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbu - retor , replacement is required . 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 clamps are properly positioned . 4 . Immediately wipe up any spilledgaso - line . CLEAN AIR SCREEN Air screen must be kept free of dirt and Clamp _ Clamp chaff to prevent engine damage from Fuel Filter overheating . Clean with a wire brush or compressed air to remove dirt and stub - CLEANING born dried gum fibers , ENGINE COOLING FINS of all foreign matter . i Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . 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 . motive type wax . 20
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carburetor are covered to keep water out , We do not recommend using a garden hose to clean your tractor unless the Water in engine can result in a shortened engine life . electrical system , muffler , air filter and 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 pluc ] , TRACTOR 8 . Disconnect front links from deck by removing retainer springs . TO REMOVE MOWER 9 . Raise lift lever to raise suspension Mower will be easier to remove from the arms . Slide mower out from under 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 FEatWasher deck brackets by removing retainer springs . Small Retainer Hole Small Retainer Clutch Pulley Retainer Anti - Sway Bat ( Both Sides ) Collar _ Housing Guide Large Retainer Spring Bracket 21
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4 . Connect front links to mower deck and To obtain the best cutting results , the secure with retainer springs . mower housing should be adjusted so 5 . Connect suspension arms to rear that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " deck brackets and secure with retainer lower than the rear when the mower is in springs . its highest position . 6 . Connect anti - sway bar to chassis Check adjustment on right side of trac - bracket and secure with retainer spring . tor . Measure distance " D " directly in front 7 . Push clutch cable housing guide into and behind the mandrel at bottom edge of bracket , slide collar onto guide and mower housing as shown . secure with large retainer spring . • Before making any necessary adjust - ments , check that both front links are 8 . Place flat washer and clutch spring on idler pulley bolt and secure with small equal in length . retainer spring . • If links are not equal in length , adjust 9 . Install belt onto engine 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 - • Raise mower to its highest position . ber of turns . The two front links must • 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 both at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against sides of mower should be the same or 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 , _ e _ erto ground A _ - [ " - _ Ground Une _ " " J _ - A Nut " _ _ , _ _ Nut " E _ ' Arm Lift Link Adjustment Nut Trunni ° n _ rc _ Lsi _ n , _ FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to side . If the following front - to - back adjust - ment is necessary , be sure to adjust both TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE front links equally so mower will stay level BELT 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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BELT REMOVAL - 4 . Road test tractor for proper stopping distance as stated above . Readjust 1 . Remove mower from tractor ( See " TO REMOVE MOWER " in this section of if necessary . If stopping distance is still greater than five ( 5 ) feet in highest manual ) . gear , furfher maintenance is neces - 2 . Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and sary . Replace brake pads or contact a idler pulleys . Sears or other qualified service center . 3 . Pull belt away from mower . BELT INSTALLATION - I . 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 Arm 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 clutchlbrake 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 . 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal all the way 3 . Pull belt toward front of tractor and roll 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 Engine Pulle adjustable on your tractor . If damage hasor occurred to affect the front wheel toe - in camber , contact a Sears or other qualified Center service center . Clutchinc 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 The transaxle should be in neutral when flat tires due to slow leaks , purchase and 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 Ring _ 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 - Gearshift Lever Neutral Lock Gate 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 t 2 voltsystem . 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 Rex against tractor chassis . Bolt 2 . Connect one end of the BLACK cable to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal ( C ) of Positiw 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 t . 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 , TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL AS - rings , etc . SEMBLY Positive terminal must be connected 1 . Raise hood . first to prevent sparking from accidental 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 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 mixture valve full travel clockwise then coun - 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 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 engine governor , which is factory set TO ADJUST CARBURETOR 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 Spe . _ ed factory and adjustment should not be nec - Screw essary . However , minor adjustment may be required to compensate for differences in fuel , temperature , altitude or load . If the carburetor does need adjustment , proceed as follows : In general , turning idle mixture valve in Thro _ le ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of fuel to the engine giving a leaner fueVair mix - Idle Mixture Valv ! - / _ ture . Turning the idle mixture valve out ( counterclockwise ) increases the supply With Limiter of fuel to the engine giving a richer fueVair 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 A ( _ 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 - t . 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 . 1 . Remove spark plug ( s ) . Replace if necessary . 5 . Touch up all rusted or chipped paint 2 . Pour one ounce of oil through spark 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 . • Do not store gasoline from one season • To help prevent corrosion and power to another . leakage during long periods of storage , • Replace your gasoline can if your can battery cables should be disconnected starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt in your and battery cleaned thoroughly ( see " TO 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 concrete or damp surfaces . form and will cause your tractor to rust . 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 : = ection in manual unless directed to Sears service center See appropriate PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION . Out of fuel . 1 . Fill fuel tank . Will not start 2 . 2 . See ' ` TO START ENGINE " Engine not " CHOKED " properly . in Operation section . 3 _ Wait several minutes Engine flooded . 3 . 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 . . Check all wiring , Loose or damaged wiring , 6 . 7 . Carburetor out of adjustment . i 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 dutch . 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 • Cutting too much grass / too 1 . Set in " Higher Cut " position / Lossofpower fast . reduce speed . 2 . Throttle in " CHOKE " 2 . Adjust throttle control . position . Clean underside of mower 3 . Build - up of grass , leaves 3 , and trash under mower . housing , 4 . Dirty air filter . 4 . Clean / replace air filter , 5 . Low oil leveVdirty oil . 5 . Check oil level / change oil . 6 . Faulty spark plug . 6 . Clean and regap or change spark plug . 7 . Dirty fuel filter . 7 . Replace fuel filter . Drain fuel tank and refill with 8 . Stale or dirty fuel . 8 . 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 1 . 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 1 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . Tighten blade bolt . 2 , Mower deck not level . 2 . Level mower deck . Clean underside of mower 3 . Buildup of grass , leaves . 3 . and trash under mower . housing . 4 . Bent blade mandrel . 4 . Replace blade mandrel . Clean around mandrels to 5 . Clogged mower deck vent 5 . holes from buildup of open vent holes . grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . 29
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART : See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Mower blades will 1 . Obstruction in clutch 1 . Remove obstruction . not rotate mechanism , 2 . Worn / damaged mower 2 . Replace mower drive belt . drive belt . 3 . Frozen idler pulley . 3 . Replace idler pulley . 4 . Frozen blade mandrel . 4 . Replace blade mandrel . 1 . Place throttle control in Poor grass 1 . Engine speed too slow . discharge " FAST " position . 2 . Shift to slower speed . 2 , Travel speed too fast . 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 . Wom , bent or loose blade . 6 . Replace / sharpen blade . Tighten blade bolt . 7 . Clean underside of mower 7 . Buildup of grass , leaveser . and trash under mow 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 ou 2 . Replace bulb ( s ) or lamp ( s ) . ( if so equipped ) 3 . Faulty light switch . 3 . Check / replace light switch , 4 . Loose or damaged wiring . 4 . Check wiring and connec tions . 5 . Blown fuse . 5 . Replace fuse . Battery will not 1 . Bad battery ceU ( 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 . 3O
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TRACTOR * " MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 SCHEMATIC . . . . . . J SOLENOID ( PEOAL UP ) sEAT sWITCH ( NOT OccUPIED ) IGNITION SW _ TCH GROUNDINGOR cONNECT ApLUGP G IGNITION UNiT DIODE = ALIERNATOP , NOTE YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPE SPECIAL NOT THEIR NON . REMOVABLE CONNECTIONS - - O - - - REMOV . NSLE IGNI'nON sWITCH CONNECTIONS INSULATED CLIPS WIRING S WERE REMOVED FOR NOTE : IF WIRING I NS UNLAI : TvE _ DHCoBIE _ jILRDEPLACED TO PROPERL = o , - . . . . . . . 31
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,272751 ELECTRICAL / i I I I I I I 26 I I l 25 I I I / / I I i / / \ / \ / I I I 27 I I I I 1 32
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 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 175688 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 26 4207J Cable Ground 6 Ga 12 " 29 121305X Switch Plunger Nc Gray 30 175566 Switch Ign 33 140403 Key Ign Molded Craftsman 40 179720 Harness Ignin 41 71110406 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 NOTE : AJIcomponent dimensions give In U , S . Inches 1 inch = 25,4 mm 33
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,272751 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES 28 39 166 208 6O 3 74 34
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO , NO . DESCRIPTION 1 174619 Chassis Stamping 2 176554 Drawbar 3 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 5 155272 Bumper Hood / Dash 9 168337X013 Dash 10 STD633710 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 11 174996 Panel . Dash , LH . 13 172105X010 Panel , Dash , R . H . 14 17490608 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 17 174330X556 Hood Assembly Laser 26 STD541437 Nut 28 175049 Grille Lens Asm Laser 29 174332X599 Lens , sLasert 30 174738X558 Fend / Ftre Pn | STLT 31 139976 Bracket , Fender Support 37 17490508 Screw Thdrel 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 Tytar 38 175710 Bracket Asm . Pivot Mower Re 39 174714 Bracket Pivot Laser 58 150127 Duct Air Engine P / L LT 60 72140606 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 64 154798 Dash Lower STLT 74 73680600 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 114 158112 Keeper Belt Rear LH / 115 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 4 142 175702 Plate Reinforcement STLT 143 154966 Bracket Swaybar TChassisLT 144 175582 Bracket Pnt Footrest S 145 156524 Jod Pivot Chassis / Hood 161 164655 Bumper Extrusion3 / 166 171875 Screw 13 - 16 x 4 206 170165 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 Tr 207 17670508 ScrewThdrel 5 / 16 - 18x 1 / 2TYTT 208 17670608 ScrewThdrol 3 / 8 - 16x 1 / 2 209 17000612 Screw Hex Wsh Thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 211 145212 Nut Hexflange Locktive 212 175143 Insert Lens Rellec - - 5479J Plug , Button NOTE , ' Alt component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 35
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 GROUND DRIVE il I I 166 156 5 18 3O 52 26 27 36
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 GROUND DRIVE PART KEY PART KEY NO . DESCRIPTION NO , NO . DESCRIPTION NO , 71170764 Bolt Hex 7 / 16 - 20 x 4 Gr . 5 1 Transaxle ( See Breakdown ) 64 STD55t143 Washer Peerless 206 - 545C 65 2 146682 Spring Brake Return 66 154778 Keeper Belt Engine Hydro 3 123666X Pulley Tmnsaxle 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 123583X Key , Square 8 t 65866 Rod Shift Fender Adjust 7778 10 STD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 1 CAD 121748X Washer 25132 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 11 105701X Washer Plale Shift 79 2228M Key Woodruff 13 74550412 Bolt1 / 4.28unfGr . 8W / Patch 80 145090 Arm Shift 14 10040400 Washer Lock Hvy Helical 81 165592 Shaft Asm Cross Tapered 16 STD541431 Nut Lock Hex W / Ins . 5 / 16 - 18 Uric 82 165711 Spdng Torsion32 19171216 Washer 17 / x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 18 74780616 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 Gr . 5 83 166231 Link Transaxle 19 STD541437 Nut Lock Hex W / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 Uric 84 21 106933X Knob 85 150360 Nut Lock Center 1 / 4 - 20 158391 X428 Console , Shift 22 130804 Rod , Brake 89 124346X Nut Self - ThdWsh - hd 1 / 4 Zinc 24 73350600 Nut , Hex Jam 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 90 4497H 25 106888X Spring . Brake Rod 96 Retainer Spring 1 " Zinc / aCad . 26 STD551037 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 Ca . 112 19091210 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 10 C 27 STD561210 PinCotter 1 / 8 x 3 / 4 CAD . 113 127285X Strap Torque90 Degrees 72140608 Bolt Rdhd Sqneck 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.25 28 175766 Rod , Parking Brake 116 73900600 29 71673 Cap , Parking Brake 120 Nut Lock Fig 3 / 8 - 165 74490540 Bolt Hex FLGHD / 16 - 18 x Gr . 5 30 169592 Bracket , Transaxle 51450 32 74760512 Bolt Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 3 / 4 1 175456 Spacer Retainerx 19133210 Washer 13 / 32 2 x 10 Ca . 34 175578 Shaft , Foot Pedal 151 Washer Srrted 5 / 161D x 1.125 166002 35 120183X Bearing , Nylon 51568 Bracket Shift Mount 36 19211616 Washer 1 165589 165494 37 1572H Pin , Roll 159 Hub Tapered Flange BhiftLt 72140406 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr 5 38 179114 Pulley , Composite , Flat 61612 39 74760648 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 3 / 4 1 73680400 Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 74780416 Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 20 Unc x 1 Gr 5 41 175558 Keeper , Belt Idler 163 19091010 Washer 5 / 8 x . 281 x 10 Ga 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove 164 165623 Bracket Pivot / Lever 48 154407 Bellcrank , Clutch 165 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 8 166880 49 123206X Retainer , Belt 61668 50 72110612 Bolt Hex Hd 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 1 165492 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 561 51 BTD541437 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 169 165580 Plate Fastening 178394 52 STD541431 Nut , Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18 Uric 170 Keeper Belt T / A 169618 53 105710X Link , Clutch 197 Nyliner Snap - In 5 / 8 " 1D 169593 55 105709X Spring , Return , Clutch 198 Washer Nyl 718 ID x . 105 " Hydr . 72110614 Bolt Carr Sh 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4G 5 56 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.04 202 57 130801 WBelt 212 145212 Nut Hex Fig . Lock 59 169691 Keeper , Center 8Span76 61 17120614 Screw . 3 / 8 - 16 x . NOTE : All component dimensions givenin U , S . 62 8883R Cover , Pedal inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 63 175410 Pulley , Engine 37
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 STEERING ASSEMBLY M . J 47 43 / / / / I 8 I 38
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 STEERING ASSEMBLY 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 25132 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 7 19272016 Washer 27132 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 8 12000029 Ring , Klip 9 3366R Bearing , Steering Column 10 175121 Draglink 11 STD551137 Washer , Lock 12 73940800 Nut Hex Jam Toptock 1 / 2 - 20 UNF 13 136518 Spacer Brg Axle Front 15 145212 Nut , Hexflange Lock 17 180641 Shalt 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 STD541537 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 / 4x 16 Gauge 44 180640 Extension Shaft Steering 46 121232X Cap , Spindle 47 183226 Fitting , cGreasek 51 73540400 Nut Crownlo 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 Steedng Asm 82 169835 Bracket Susp Chassis Front 85 133835 Fastner Christmas Trea 88 175118 Bolt Shoulder 7 / 16 - 20 91 175553 Clip Steering NOTE : Allcomponent dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 ENGINE 81 4 14 29 OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester 4O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 ENGINE KEY PART NO . NO , DESCRIPTION 1 170545 Control , " rhrolUe 2 17720408 Screw , Hex Head , Thread Cutting 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 3 . . . . . . Engine , ( See Breakdown ) Briggs Model No . 31H777 Muffler 4 137352 13 165291 Gasket 14 148456 Tube Drain Oil Easy 16 STD551237 Washer 23 169837 Shield BrrYDbr Guard 29 137180 Arrestor , Spark 31 109202X Tank , Fuel 32 158990 Cap Assembly , Fuel Sears , Vented 33 123487X Clamp , Hose 37 137040 Line , Fuel 38 181654 Plug , Drain Oil Easy 40 124028X Bushing Snap 44 17670412 Screw , Hex Washer Head , Thd . , Roll . 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 45 17000612 Screw Hex Wsh Thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 46 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 62 10040500 Washer Lock Hvy HLCL SPr . 5 / 16 72 71070512 Screw Hex Hd Cap 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 78 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 91 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20Unc NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 41
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 SEAT ASSEMBLY I 22 i i ! 21 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 71110610 Bolt 15 134300 Spacer , Split . 28 x . 88 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 10 Gauge 16 121250X Spring 5 145006 Clip , Push - In Hinged 17 123976X Locknut , Flange 1 / 4 Grade 5C 6 STD541437 Nut 21 171852 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UN 7 124181X 22 STD541431 Nut Spring , Seat16 8 17000616 Screw 3 / 8 - x 1 - 1 / 2 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 x14Gauge 10 182493 Pan , Seatat 11 166369 Knob Se NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 12 121246X inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm Bracket , Switch Mounting 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 DECALS 10 13 16 3 7 11 12 8 KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . 12 146046 Decal , V - Belt Drive Schematic 1 156368 Decal . Oper . Instr . 13 183827 Decal , Lower Dash 2 183794 Decal , HP Engine 14 160396 Decal , V - Belt Schematic 3 184728 Decal , Hood , R . H . 16 138047 4 184729 Decal , Hood , L . H . Decal , Battery Diehard 20 149516 Decal , Battery Dngr / Psn Eng 5 184914 Decal , Hood aReplacementnce 138311 6 133644 Decal , Customer Mainten Decal , Lift HHandle Pad Footrest L STLT 165800 ) ( 428 7 184730 Decal , Hood Side 165799X428 Pad Footrest RH STLT 8 172331 Decal , Deck 184723 9 184899 Decal , Fender . Craftsman Owner's Manual , English 184724 Owner's Manual , Spanish 10 156439 Decal , Fender Danger 11 179128 Decal , Deck " B " 42 " KEY PART WHEELS & TIRES NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Valve Cap , Tire 2 65139 Stem , Valve 3 106222X Tire , Front 4 59904 Tube , FrontTire ( Not Provided . Service Item Only ) 5 106732X624 Rim , Front 4,10 67 278H Fitting , Grease ( FrontWheel Only ) 9040H Bearing . Flange ( FrontWheel Only ) 8 106108X624 Rim , Rear 1t 9 122082X Tire , Rear 10 7152J Tube , Rear Tire ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 11 104757 ) ( 428 Cap , , Axle 144334 Sealant Tire 10 oz . NOTE : All component dimensions given In U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 LIFT ASSEMBLY 3 13 2 6 11 13 19 2O 13 19 13 - - - - o _ 32 44
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 LIFT ASSEMBLY 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 120163X Beadng , Nylon 7 125631X Grip , Handle , Fluted 8 122365X Button , Plunger , Red 11 139865 Link , Lift , L . H . 12 139866 Link . Lift , R . H . 13 STD624006 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 Beadng , Pvt , Lift 32 73540600 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 6 - 24 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 45
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 MOWER DECK 68 103 105 _ 104 106 . ; 147142 34 \ 2 16 27 14 \ 18 18 46
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 MOWER DECK KEY PART KEY PART NO , NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 149846 Knob Custom Oval 1 165892 Mower Deck Assembly , 42 " 6768 2 STD533107 Bolt 144959 V - Belt 73800600 Nut Lock Hex w / Ins . 3 / 8 - 16 3 138017 Bracket Assembly , Sway Bar , 92 Front 101 136420 Mulcher Cover 71081010 4 165460 Bracket Sway Bar 38 / 42 " eck 102 Screw Pan Hd Phillips 10 - 24 x 5 / 8 19061216 Washer # 10 5 STD624008 Retainer Spring 103 STD551110 Washer , Lock # 10 6 178024 Bar Sway Deck 10405 8 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 1 160793 Latch Assembly , Bagger 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 106 2029J Nut , Weld 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 111 179292 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel L . H . 179293 11 134149 Blade , Mulching 112 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel R . H . 17060510 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x . 625 13 137645 Shaft Assembly , Mandrel , 113 Vented 114 STD541431 Nut , Hex , Keps 5 / 16 - 18 Unc 14 72110505 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 115 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 15 4898H 110465X Bearing , Bail , Mandrel 116 Bolt , Shoulder 165746 16 174493 Stripper , Mower Deck 117 Wheel , Gaugeock 18 73930600 Nut , Cented 3 / 6 - 16 72140605 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 118 19 STD551037 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 119 Washer 3 / 8 x 7 / 8 x 14 GaugeGa . 20 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x12 159770 Baffle , Vortex 129 19131312710 STD523 21 STD541431 Nut Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 130 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 Unc xl Gr . 5 23 177563 Bracket , Deflector 131 STD533710 Bolt , Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16UNCx 1 24 165890 105304X Cap , Sleeve 142 Arm Spring Brake Mower Bracket Arm Idler42 " 25 157109 123713X Spring , Torsion , Deflector 143 26 158634 110452X Nut , Push 144 Keeper Belt 42 " Clutch Cable 27 165888 130968X428 Shield , Deflector 145 Pulley Idler Fiat 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32 x 5 / 8 x 16 Ga . 146 171977 Bolt Carriage Idler 131335 29 131491 Rod , Hinge 147 Spring Extension Screw Thdrol DOD PT Hex 148 30 173984 169022 Spring Return Idler 31 129963 165898 Washer , Spacer 149 Retainer Spring Yellow Zinca . 32 153535 19091216 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 G Pulley . Mandrel 150 33 178342 169670 Bracket Clutch Nut , Toplock , Flanged 51512 34 Bolt 1 169676 Cable Clutch 42 In STD533717 36 131494 169674 Pulley , Idler , Flat 153 Washer Flat 3 / 8 " Type B 37 STD551037 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 16 Ga 154 169675 Spring Retainer Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 155 169671 4O STD541437 Spring Retention Lever 44 140088 169672 Guard , Mandrel , L . H . 156 SpacerClutch Rod 45 STD624003 Retainer 157 169669 46 137729 Screw , Tnd . Roll 114 - 20 x 5 / 8 158 17720408 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 48 133944 Washer , Hardened 159 72140614 Bolt Rdhd Sqn 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 - 49 174284 3 / 4 Roller Assembly , Cam Follower Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 10 Ga . 50 131340 Bolt , Shoulder # 10 - 24 Gr . 5 183 19131410 51 STD541410 Lacknut - - 130794 Mandrel Assembly ( Includes 52 139888 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC housing , shaftand shaft hardware 53 131845 Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake only - pulleynot included ) 169583 54 178515 Washer , Hardened - - Replacement Mower , Complete 55 155046 Arm , Idler 56 165723 Spacer , Retainerer NOTE : All component dimensions givenin U . S . inches 59 141043 Guard , TUV Idl 1 inch = 25.4 mm 47
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 PEERLESS TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 545C 83 11 426 I 79 Model et 5briel [ Chi . r . la , I 48
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 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 Locknut5 / 16 o24 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 Woodrutf Key # 9 49 778356 Spur Gear ( 29 teeth ) 9 784352 Shift Collar 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 778366 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 760051 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 LiquidGasket RTV Silicone Oil Seal 3 / 4 ' 32 788083 Oil Seal 5 / 8 " 157 788088A 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 givenin U . S , inches 39 786026 Dowel Pin 1 inch = 25.4 mm 40 792076A Flat Washer . 312 ID x , 059W 49
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31H777 , TYPE NUMBER 022 _ E1 718 ° 5 ! 91 • 30 9 _ 1264 _ 358 ENGINE GASKET SET 3 _ 12 666 _ 24 = 7 _ _ 121 _ 1270 524 g 8420 1266 _ J i [ 1019 LABEL KIT ] 4 . J [ 1058 OWNER'S MANUAL } _ 12 I 1036 EMISSION LABEL I 15 I 200 _ 9II 1027 ( _ 50
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31H777 , TYPE NUMBER 0228 - E1 1095 VALVE GASKET SET 617 O 1022 568 238O 35 1022 524 0 1022 914 4O4 • 6141 215f 1119 _ _ f 851 IP _ 789 51
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31 H777 , TYPE NUMBER 0228 - E1 188A _ 634A , _ I 24o , _ 137 @ 276 , 950 121 CARBURETOR OVERHAUL KIT 4311 1266AQ 104 _ 127 _ 231 _ g87 _ 105 _ 137 81 276 _ 0 98 _ lo6 _ g 8 _ _ 266 1266 0 , _ OAR _ UR _ EETTOROA _ ET 52
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31H777 , TYPE NUMBER 0228 - E1 305A _ IID 643 _ o _ 697 _ 74 803 _ 310 _ zs _ 1070 _ 31tA NOTE : Fo _ Repla _ mantStanorMoto _ See Re _ rence309 , 53
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31H777 , TYPE NUMBER 0228 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 697174 Cylinder Assembly 108 690464 Valve - Choke ( Manual Choke ) 2 399265 Kit - Bushing / Seal ( Magneto 108A 692344 Valve - Choke ( Choke A Matic ) Side ) 117 694352 ! _ Jet - Main ( Standard ) 3 391086 • Seal - Oil ( Magneto Side ) 118 692411 Jet - Main ( High Altitude ) 4 697188 Sump - Engine 121 697241 Kit - Carburetor Overhaul 5 690188 Head - Cylinder 125 697190 Carburetor 7 692410 ° + Gasket - Cylinder Head 127 695005 Plug - Welch 9 697109 ° Gasket - Breather 130 691750 Valve - Throttle 10 697157 Screw ( Breather Assembly ) 131 494379 Kit - Throttle Shaft 11 697113 Tube - Breather 133 494381 Float - Carburetor 12 697110 ° Gasket - Crankcase 137 281165 O _ Gasket - FloatBowl 13 690360 Screw ( Cylinder Head ) 141 495097 Kit - Choke Shaft ( Manual Choke ) 16 690946 Plug - Oil Drain 141A 495931 Kit - Choke Shall ( Choke A Matic ) 16 697127 Crankshaft 142 697140 _ Nozzle - Carburetor 20 690947 • SeaI - OU ( PTO Side ) a 146 691639 Key - Timing 22 692125 Screw ( Crankcase Cover / Sump ) 186 692317 Connector - Hose 23 693557 Flywheel 187 691050 Line - Fuel ( Cut to Required 24 222688 Key - Flywheel Length ) 25 697552 Piston Assembly ( Standard ) 188 691693 Screw ( Control Bracket ) 697555 Piston Assembly ( . 010 " 192 691986 Adjuster - Rocker GArmovernor Oversize ) 202 691841 Link - Mechanical 697556 Piston Assembly ( . 020 " 209 692208 Spring - Governor Oversize ) 216 691840 Link - Choke 697557 Piston Assembly ( . 030 " 222 694042 Bracket - Control Oversize ) 227 691374 Lever - Governor Control 26 697553 Ring Set ( Standard ) 231 691636 Screw ( Choke Valve ) 697558 Ring Set ( . 010 " Oversize ) 232 691842 Spring - Governor 697559 Ring Set ( . 020 " Oversize ) 238 691843 Cap - Valveel 697560 Ring Set ( . 030 " Oversize ) 240 296090 Filter - Fu 27 697100 Lock - Piston Pin 265 691024 Clamp - Casing 26 697099 Pin - Piston 267 695134 Screw ( Casing Cramp ) 29 697126 Rod . Connecting ( Standard ) 276 692255 O : _ Washer - wSealinger 697263 Rod - Connecting ( . 020 " 304 697783 Housing - Blo Undersize ) 306 697102 Screw ( Blower Housing ) 32 692852 Screw ( Connecting Rod ) 305A 697103 Screw ( Blower Housing ) 33 495856 Valve - Exhaust 306 697107 Shield - Cylinder 34 495857 Valve - Intake 307 691003 Screw ( Cylinder Shield ) 35 691279 Spring - Valve ( Intake ) 309 693551 Motor - Starter 36 691279 Spring - Valve ( Exhaust ) 309A Motor - Starter ( For Replacement 37 697108 Guard - Rywheel Starter Motor , Sea Reference 40 691762 Retainer - Valve 309 ) 43 691968 Slinger - Governor / Oil 310 690323 Bolt ( Starter Motor ) 45 690564 Tappet - Valve 311 497608 Brush eSett 46 693450 Camshaft 311A 395538 Brush S 48 697762 Short Block ( 31H777 - O202E2 333 495859 Armature - Magneto Replacement Engine transfer 334 691061 Screw ( Magneto Armature ) Muffler and Spark Arrestor ) 337 691043 Plug - Spark 50 690193 Manifold - Intake 358 697191 Gasket Set - Engine 51 692137 , ' _ + Gasket - Intake 363 19203 Flywheel Puller 53 690227 Stud ( Carburetor ) 383 89838 Wrench - Spark Plug 54 691148 Screw ( Intake Manifold ) RPM Settings : Low Speed : 1900 - 2100 73 697133 Screen - Rotating High Speed : 3000 - 8200 74 697897 Screw ( Rotating Screen ) 75 690582 Washer ( Flywheel ) - - Included in Engine Gasket Set , Key . No . 358 78 691003 Screw ( Flywheel Guard ) ( _ Included in Carburetor Overbaul Kit , Key . No . 89 690283 Plug - Oil 121 93 690602 _ Bushing - Throttle Shaft . 1 : Included In Carburetor Gasket Set , Key . No . 977 94 498030 Kit - Idle Mixture + Included in ValveGasket Set , Key . No . 1095 95 691636 Screw ( Throttle Valve ) 98 495800 Kit - Idle Speed NOTE : All component dimensions givenin U . S . inches 104 690525 _ Pin - F ! oat Hinge 1 inch = 25.4 mm 105 231855 O Valve - Roat Needle 106 690577 O Seat - inlet 54
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.272751 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31 H777 , TYPE NUMBER 0228 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 404 691691 Washer ( Governor Crank ) 876 495877 Kit - Piblon Springiner 431 697122 Elbow - Intake 896 691641 Pin - Drive Reta 445 697634 Filter . Air Cleaner Cartridge 914 690960 Screw ( Rocker Cover ) 462 691261 Washer ( Starter Cable ) 943 690589 • Seal - O Ring ( Oil Pump Cover ) 474 696459 Alternator 947 694393 Solenoid - Fuel 503 691532 Strap - Starter 950 691657 Screw ( Roat Bowl ) 505 691251 Nut ( Governor Control Lever ) 965 499613 Cover - Oil eaPumpnerr 510 693699 Drive - Starter 967 697015 Filter - Pre Clelean Cover - Air C 510A 497606 Drive - Starter 966 697446 513 692024 Clutch - Drive 975 495933 Bowl - Float Gasket Set - Carburetor 523 697086 Dipstick 977 690192 _ 1 Seal - Throttle Shaft 524 691032 • Seal - DipstickTube 987 691326 525 697184 Tube - Dipstick 1005 697111 Fan - Flywheel 544 692034 Starter - Armature 1017 690770 Screen - Oil Pump 544A 390837 Starter - Armature 1019 697143 Kit - Label o + Gasket - Rocker Cover 552 697144 Bushing - Governor Crank 1022 272475 Cover - Rocker Arm 562 691119 Bolt ( Governor Control Lever ) 1023 692492 579 691029 Nut ( Starter Cable ) 1024 499054 Pump - Oil Rod - Push ( Intake ) 584 697112 Cover - Breather Passage 1026 692003 601 95162 Clamp - Hose 692011 Rod - Push ( Exhaust ) 614 691620 Pin - Cotter 1027 492932 Filter - Oil 616 692012 Crank - Governor 1029 691751 Arm - Rocker Guide - Push Rod 617 692138 O • SeaI - O Ring ( Intake Manifold ) 1034 690822 634 690801 _ Spring / Seal Assembly ( Manual 1035 693784 Shaft - Pumpission Label - Em Choke ) 1036 695700 634A 690802 _ Spring / Seal Assembly ( Choke 1044 691658 Screw ( Flywheel ) A Matic ) 1051 691265 Ring - Retainingual OwneCs Man 635 691909 Boot - Spark Plug 1058 72750382 643 697417 Retainer - Air Filter 1070 6903 Screw ( Flywheel Fan ) 654 690958 Nut ( Carburetor ) 1083 691626 Nut ( Starter Terminal ) 691 692407 , , Seal . Governor Shaft 1083A 690958 Nut ( Starter Terminal ) Retainer - Brush 697 690372 Screw ( Drive Cap ) 1090 691293 718 690959 Pin - Locating 1091 691333 tCapoLimiter - Gasket Se Valve 729 691224 Clip - Wire 1095 690190 741 697128 Gear - Timing 1119 691183 Screw ( Alternator ) Reed - Breather 750 691033 Screw ( Oil Pump Cover ) 1263 697124 757 697607 Unk - Counterweight 1264 697104 Screw ( Breather Reed ) 758 697134 Counterweight 1265 697125 Support . Blower Housing 759 697392 Pin - Counterweight 1266 691917 _ ; _ SeaI - O Ring ( Intake Elbow ) 783 693713 Gear - Pinion 1266A 697123 Q SeaI - O Ring ( Intake Elbow ) 783A 693059 Gear - Pinion 1267 697662 Latch - Blower Housing 789 695050 Harness - Wiring 1270 697156 Plug - AVS Counterweight Screw ( Blower Housing 797 693167 Nut ( Brush Retainer ) 1279 690960 601 691283 Cap - Ddve Support ) 601A 394856 Cap - Drive RPM Settings : Low Speed : 1900 - 2100 802 691286 Cap - End High Speed : 3000 - 3200 802A 395537 Cap - End 803 693757 Housing - Starter Included in Engine Gasket Set , Key . No . 358 803A 398159 Housing - Starter Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Key . No , 121 830 691095 Stud ( Rocker Arm ) 842 691031 • Seal - O Ring ( DipstickTube ) _ : Included in Carburetor Gasket Set , Key . No . 847 69761 t Dipstick / TubeAssembly 977 851 692424 Terminal - Spark Plug + Included inValve Gasket Set , Key . No . 1095 868 690968 , + Seal - Valve NOTE : All component dimensions givenin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 55
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071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0184723 Owner's manual, english
0184724 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
127195 Battery
16176138 Switch
274760412 Bolt
21175688 Light socket
224152J Bulb
244799J Cable
25146147 Cable battery
26STD391020 Fuse 20 amp
27STD541425 Nut, keps hex 1/4-20 unc
284207J Cable
29121305X Seat switch
30163968 Switch ign
33140403 Key ignition molded craftsman, delta
40179720 Harness, ignition
4171110408 Bolt
42131563 Cover
43146154 Solenoid
45122822X Ammeter rectangular 6 amp
52141940 Protectoin wire loop (hour meter)
8176689 Box . battery
90180499 Cover battery terminal
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0184723 Owner's manual, english
0184724 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1174619 Chassis assembly
10STD533710 Bolt, carriage 3/8-16 x 1
11174996 Panel assembly dash lh
11471-246213 Brush guard
11471-245994 Front bumper
11471-243223 Broadcast spreader
11471-242221 42" sweeper
114532158112 Keeper belt rear lh
11517060620 Screw
13172105X010 Panel, assembly slkscr dash r.h.
1417490608 Screw
142175702 Plate
143186689 Bracket swaybar chassis
144175582 Bracket footrest step-thru
145409167 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
20917000612 Screw
211145212 Hex nut
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
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
0184723 Owner's manual, english
0184724 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 w/ins. 5/16-18 unc
16172140406 T bolt
16273680400 Locknut
16374780416 Bolt hex fin 1/4-20 unc x 1 grade 5
16419091210 Washer 5/8 x .281 x 10 ga
165165623 Bracket pivot lever
166166880 Screw 5/16 - 18 x 5/8 tt yellow
168165492 Bolt . shoulder
169165580 Plate . fastener
170178394 Keeper . belt
18STD523710 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 x 1 gr. 5
19STD541437 Nut lock hex w/wsh 3/8-16 unc
197169613 Snap nyliner
198169593 Washer
2146682 Spring return brake t / a zinc
202STD533717 Bolt carr sh 3/8-16 x 1-3/4 gr. 5
21106933X Knob
212145212 Hex nut
22130804 Rod , brake
24STD541237 Nut, hex jam 3/8-16 unc
25106888X Spring rod
26STD551037 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 ga.
27STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 3/4 cad.
28175765 Rod . brake
2971673 Plunger cap
3123666X Pulley
30169592 Bracket tran
32STD523107 Bolt hex hd 5/16-18 unc x 3/4
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
5617060620 Screw
57138255 V-belt
59169691 Keeper . belt
617060512 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 3/4 tytt
6117490614 Screw 3/8-16 x .875
628883R Pedal cover
63175410 Pulley eng cl mech 38 deg
64173937 Bolt hex 7/16-20 x 4 gr. 5
65STD551143 Washer
66154778 Keeper - belt
70134683 Keeper
74137057 Spacer
75121749X Washer
76STD581075 E-ring
77123583X Square key
78121748X Washer
79STD580025 Key woodruff
8165866 Rod shift fender adjust stlt
80145090 Shift arm
81165592 Cross shaft
82165711 Shift spring
8319171216 Washer
84166231 Link . transaxle
85150360 Nut
89158391X428 Shift console
90124346X Nut
96STD624003 Retainer spring 1" zinc/cad
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0184723 Owner's manual, english
0184724 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
0184723 Owner's manual, english
0184724 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. 31h777
31109202X Fuel tank
32140527 Cap assembly, fuel sears, vented
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
0184723 Owner's manual, english
0184724 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
0184723 Owner's manual, english
0184724 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1156368 Decal, fender stlt oper inst english/spanish
10156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
11STD561820 Decal, deck "b" 42"
12146046 Decal, v-belt, drive, schematic
13183827 Lower Decal, lower dash
14160396 Decal v-belt schematic 42" eng
16138047 Decal, battery, dirhard, sears
2183794 Decal, hp engine
20149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
3184728 Decal, hood, r.h.
4184729 Decal, hood, l.h.
5184914 Decal, hood replacement
6133644 Decal maintance customer sears domestic
7184730 Decal hood side l71000 lt
8172331 Decal mower srs heavy duty 12 ga
9184899 Decal, fender, craftsman gold
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
0184723 Owner's manual, english
0184724 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
9125833X Tire, rear
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0184723 Owner's manual, english
0184724 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1159460 Wire assembly inner/spring with plunger lt
11151141 Link, lift, l.h.
12151140 Link, lift, r.h.
13STD624008 Retainer spring
15173288 Link front susp.
16STD541250 Nut, hex, jam 1/2-13 unc
17175689 Front Trunnion
1873800800 Locknut, hex, with washer insert 1/2-13 unc
19139868 Arm suspension
2159471 Assembly line shaft
20163552 Clip, hairpin (standard hardware-purchase locally)
3105767X Pin
31169865 Bearing . pivot
3273540600 Crownlock nut
4STD581062 E-ring
519211621 Washer
6120183X Bearing
7125631X Grip
8125925X Button, plunger, red
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0184723 Owner's manual, english
0184724 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire 10 oz.
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
1176027 Mower deck assembly 42"
10140296 Washer
10171-246213 Brush guard
10171-245994 Front bumper
10171-243223 Broadcast spreader
10171-242221 42" sweeper
101198383 Mulch plate
10271081010 Screw
10319061216 Washer
104STD551110 Washer, lock #10
105160793 Assembly b latch
1062029J Nut weld .327/.304 no. 10-24
11134149 Blade
111181040 Bracket, gauge, wheel l.h.
112181040 Bracket, gauge, wheel r.h.
11317060510 Screw
114STD541431 Nut, hex, keps 5/16-18 unc
115STD533106 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
1164898H Shoulder bolt
117165746 Gauge wheel
11873930600 Locknut
119STD551037 Washer 3/8 x 7/8 x 14 gauge
12919131312 Washer
13137646 Shaft assembly, mandrel, vented
130STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
131STD533710 Bolt, rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
14128774 Housing
142165890 Arm spring b
143157109 Idler bracket
144158634 Keeper belt
145173437 Pulley idler flat
146171977 Carriage bolt
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
5STD624008 Retainer spring
52139888 Bolt
53184907 Arm 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