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Owner's Manual I ( " nFTSMnIN , LAWN TRACTOR 17.0 HP , 42 " Mower Electric Start 6 Speed Transaxle Model No . 917.273134 This product has a low emission engine which operates 1 III III differently from previously built engines . Before you start the I engine , read and understand this Owner's Manual . IMPORTANT : For answers to your questions Read and follow all Safety about this product , Call : Rules and Instructions before 1 - 800 - 659 - 5917 Sears Craftsman Help Line operating this equipment . 5 am - 5 pm , Mon - Sat Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 U . S . A . Visit our Craftsman website : www . sears . com / craftsman
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Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Assembly / P re - Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1117 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32er Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sears Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cov LIMITED WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT For two ( 2 ) years from the date of purchase , if this Craftsman Riding Equipment is maintained , lubricated and tuned up according to the instructions in the owner's manual , Sears will repair or replace free of charge any parts that are found to be defective in material or workmanship according to the guidelines of coverage listed below . Sears will also provide free labor for these applicable warranted parts for the two full years . During the first 30 days of purchase , there will be no charges to service the product at your home for issues covered by this warranty . ( See exclusions below ) . For your conve - nience , IN HOME warranty service will still be available after the first 30 days of pur - chase , but a trip charge will apply . This charge will be waived if the Craftsman product is dropped off at an authorized Sears location . For the nearest authorized Sears location , please call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ® . This warranty applies only while this product is within the United States . This Warranty does not cover : • Expendable items which become worn during normal use , including but not limited to blades , spark plugs , air cleaners , belts , and oil filters . • Standard Maintenance Servicing , oil changes , or tune - ups • Tire replacement or repair caused by punctures from outside objects , such as nails , thorns , stumps , or glass . • Repairs necessary because of operator abuse , including but not limited to , damage caused by towing objects beyond the capability of the riding equipment , impacting objects that bend the frame or crankshaft , or over - speeding the engine . • Repairs necessary because of operator negligence , including but not limited to , elec - trical and mechanical damage caused by improper storage , failure to use the proper grade and amount of engine oil , failure to keep the deck clear of flammable debris , or failure to maintain the equipment according to the instructions contained in the owner's manual . • Engine ( fuel system ) cleaning or repairs caused by fuel determined to be contami - nated or oxidized ( stale ) . In general , fuel should be used within 30 days of its pur - chase date . • Normal deterioration and wear of the exterior finishes , or product label replacement . • Riding equipment used for commercial or rental purposes . LIMITED WARRANTY ON BATTERY For ninety ( 90 ) days from date of purchase , if any battery included with this riding equip - ment proves defective in material or workmanship and our testing determines the battery will not hold a charge , Sears will replace the battery at no charge . During the first 30 days of purchase , there will be no charges to replace the battery at your HOME . After the first 30 days , for your convenience , IN - HOME warranty service will still be avail - able but a trip charge will apply . This charge will be waived if the Craftsman product is dropped off at an authorized Sears location . For the nearest authorized Sears location , please call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ® . This battery warranty applies only while this product is within the United States . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights , which vary , from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Dept . 817WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 2
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IMPORTANT : This cutting machine is capable of amputating hands and feet and throw - ing objects . Failure to observe the following safety instructions could result in serious injury or death . • Be aware of the mower discharge direc - _ WARNING : In order to prevent acciden - tion and do not point it at anyone . Do tal starting when setting up , transporting , not operate the mower without either adjusting or making repairs , always the entire grass catcher or the guard in disconnect spark plug wire and place wire place . where it cannot contact spark plug . • Slow down before turning . _ WARNING : Do not coast down a hill in • Never leave a running machine unat - neutral , you may lose control of the tractor . tended . Always turn off blades , set • ILWARNING : Tow only the attachments parking brake , stop engine , and remove that are recommended by and comply with keys before dismounting . specifications of the manufacturer of your • Turn off blades when not mowing . tractor . Use common sense when towing . • Stop engine before removing grass Operate only at the lowest possible speed catcher or unclogging chute . when on a slope . Too heavy of a load , • Mow only in daylight or good artificial while on a slope , is dangerous . Tires can light . lose traction with the ground and cause • Do not operate the machine while under you to lose control of your tractor . the influence of alcohol or drugs . • ILWARNING : Engine exhaust , some of its • Watch for traffic when operating near or constituents , and certain vehicle compo - crossing roadways . nents contain or emit chemicals known to • Use extra care when loading or un - the State of California to cause cancer and loading the machine into a trailer or birth defects or other reproductive harm . truck . _ WARNING : Battery posts , terminals and • Data indicates that operators , age 60 related accessories contain lead and lead years and above , are involved in a large compounds , chemicals known to the State percentage of riding mower - related in - of California to cause cancer and birth juries . These operators should evaluate defects or other reproductive harm . Wash their ability to operate the riding mower hands after handling . safely enough to protect themselves and others from serious injury . I , GENERAL OPERATION • Keep machine free of grass , leaves or • Read , understand , and follow all instruc - other debris build - up which can touch tions in the manual and on the machine hot exhaust / engine parts and burn . Do before starting . not allow the mower deck to plow leaves • Only allow responsible adults , who are or other debris which can cause build - familiar with the instructions , to operate up to occur . Clean any oil or fuel the machine . spillage before operating or storing there • Clear the area of objects such as rocks , machine . Allow machine to cool befo toys , wire , etc . , which could be picked storage . up and thrown by the blade . • Be sure the area is clear of other people II . SLOPE OPERATION before mowing . Stop machine if anyone enters the area . Slopes are a major factor related to loss - of - control and tipover accidents , which can • Never carry passengers . result in severe injury or death . All slopes • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - require extra caution . If you cannot back lutely necessary . Always look down and up the slope or if you feel uneasy on it , do behind before and while backing . not mow it . 3
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DO : • Never carry children . They may fall off • Mow up and down slopes , not across . and be seriously injured or interfere with • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree safe machine operation . limbs , etc . • Never allow children to operate the • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Un - machine . even terrain could overturn the machine . • Use extra care when approaching blind Tall grass can hide obstacles . corners , shrubs , trees , or other objects • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear that may obscure vision . so that you will not have to stop or shift IV . SERVICE while on the slope . • Follow the manufacturer's recommend - • Use extra care in handling gasoline and other fuels . They are flammable and ations for wheel weights or counter - vapors are explosive . weights to improve stability . - Use only an approved container . • Use extra care with grass catchers or - Never remove gas cap or add fuel other attachments . These can change with the engine running . Allow the stability of the machine . engine to cool before refueling . Do • Keep all movement on the slopes slow not smoke . and gradual Do not make sudden - Never refuel the machine indoors . changes in speed or direction . - Never store the machine or fuel • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If container inside where there is an tires lose traction , disengage the blades open flame , such as a water heater . and proceed slowly straight down the • Never run a machine inside a closed slope . area . DO NOT : • Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade • Do not turn on slopes unless neces - attachment bolts , tight and keep equip - sary , and then , turn slowly and gradually ment in good condition . downhill , if possible . • Never tamper with safety devices . • Do not mow near drop - offs , ditches , Check their proper operation regularly . or embankments . The mower could • Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or suddenly turn over if a wheel is over other debris build - up . Clean oil or fuel the edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge spillage . Allow machine to cool before caves in . storing . • Do not mow on wet grass . Reduced • Stop and inspect the equipment if you traction could cause sliding . strike an object . Repair , if necessary , • Do not try to stabilize the machine by before restarting . putting your foot on the ground . • Never make adjustments or repairs with • Do not use grass catcher on steep the engine running . slopes . • Grass catcher components are subject III , CHILDREN to wear , damage , and deterioration , which could expose moving parts or Tragic accidents can occur if the operator allow objects to be thrown . Frequently is not alert to the presence of children . Children are often attracted to the ma - check components and replace with manufacturer's recommended parts , chine and the mowing activity . Neveras - sume that children will remain where you when necessary . last saw them . • Mower blades are sharp and can cut . • Keep children out of the mowing area Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and and under the watchful care of another use extra caution when servicing them . responsible adult . • Check brake operation frequently . Ad - • Be alert and turn machine off if children just and service as required . enter the area . • Before and when backing , look behind and down for small children . 4
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• Be sure the area is clear of other people • Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , not across . before mowing . Stop machine if anyone enters the area . • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree limbs , etc . • Never carry passengers or children even with the blades off . • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Unevenll • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - terrain could overturn the machine . Ta lutely necessary . Always look down and grass can hide obstacles . behind before and while backing . • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear • Never carry children . They may fall off so that you will not have to stop or shift and be seriously injured or interfere with while on the slope . safe machine operation . • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If • Keep children out of the mowing area tires lose traction , disengage the blades and under the watchful care of another and proceed slowly straight down the responsible adult . slope . • Be alert and turn machine off if children • If machine stops while going uphill , enter the area . disengage blades , shift into reverse and • Before and when backing , look behind back down slowly . and down for small children . • Be not turn on slopes unless necessary , and then , turn slowly and gradually downhill , if possible . PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Gasoline 1.25 Capacity and Unleaded and Type : Regular Oil Type SAE 10W30 ( above 32 ° F ) ( API - SF - SJ ) : SAE 5W - 30 ( below 32 ° F Oil Capacity : W / Filter : 4.0 iPintsnts W / O Filter : 3.75 P SGPaarPklug : Champion RC12YC p : . 040 " ) Ground Speed ( MPH ) : Forward : 1st 1.2.5 2nd 1 3rd 2.4 4th 3.5 5th 4.8 6th 5.3 Reverse : 1.5 Tire Pressure : Front : 14 PSI Rear : 10 PSI Charging 15 Amps @ 3600RPM System : Battery : Amp / Hr : 2830 Min . CCA : 2 Case Size : U1R Blade Bolt Torque : 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . 5
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REPAIR PROTECTION CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a new tractor . It has been designed , AGREEMENTS engineered and manufactured to give Congratulations on making a smart pur - you the best possible dependability and chase . Your new Craftsman _ product is performance . designed and manufactured for years of Should you experience any problem you dependable operation . But like all products , cannot easily remedy , please contact a it may require repair from time to time . That's Sears or other qualified service center . when having a Repair Protection Agreement We have competent , well - trained techni - can save you money and aggravation . cians and the proper tools to service or Purchase a Repair Protection Agreement repair this tractor . now and protect yourself from unexpected Please read and retain this manual . The hassle and expense . instructions will enable you to assemble Here's what's included in the Agreement : and maintain your tractor properly . Always • Expert service by our 12,000 profe - observe the " SAFETY RULES " . sional repair specialists . • Unlimited service and no charge for CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES parts and labor on all covered repairs . • Read and observe the safety rules . • Product replacement if your covered • Follow a regular schedule in main - product can't be fixed . taining , caring for and using your tractor . • Discount of 10 % from regular price of • Follow the instructions under " Mainte - service and service - related parts not nance " and " Storage " sections of this covered by the agreement ; also , 10 % owner's manual . off regular price of preventive mainte - nance check . • kWARNING : This tractor is equipped • Fast help by phone - phone support with an internal combustion engine and from a Sears technician on products should not be used on or near any unim - requiring in - home repair , plus conve - proved forest - covered , brush - covered or nient repair scheduling . grass - covered land unless the engine's Once you purchase the Agreement , a exhaust system is equipped with a spark simple phone call is all that it takes for you arrester meeting applicable local or state to schedule service . You can call anytime laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it day or night , or schedule a service ap - should be maintained in effective working pointment online . order by the operator . Sears has over 12,000 professional repair In the state of California the above is re - specialists , who have access to over 4.5 quired by law ( Section 4442 of the Califor - million quality parts and accessories . nia Public Resources Code ) . Other states That's the kind of professionalism you can may have similar laws . Federal laws apply count on to help prolong the life of your on federal lands . A spark arrester for the new purchase for years to come . Purchase muffler is available through your near - your Repair Protection Agreement today ! est Sears service center ( See REPAIR Some limitations and exclusions apply . PARTS section of this manual ) . For prices and additional information call 1 - 800 - 827 - 6655 . SEARS INSTALLATION SERVICE For Sears professional installation of home appliances , garage door openers , water heaters , and other major home items , in the U . S . A . call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ® 6
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Steering Whee ! Steering Wheellnse _ ( 1 ) Large Flat Washer ( 1 ) Locknut 1 / 2 - 20 m ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 1 / 4 - 28 x 1 - 1 / 4 _ J ® ( 1 ) Locknut 1 / 4 - 28 Steering Steering Wheel Extension Adapter _ St _ eritg Shaft Seat ( 1 ) Washer @ 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge _ ( 1 ) Knob For Future Use Slope Sheet Video Cassette Keys ( 2 ) Keys 7
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Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with the exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely . Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness . Review the video cassette before you begin . TOOLS REQUIRED FOR _ - Insert ASSEMBLY A socket wrench set will make assembly F _ _ 1 / 2 Hex Nut easier . Standard wrench sizes you need Large F at Washer are listed below . ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " wrench ( 1 ) Pliers ( 2 ) 7 / 16 " wrench ( 1 ) Utility knife ( 1 ) Tire pressure gauge Boot When right or left hand is mentioned in Wheel this manual , it means when you are in the operating position ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM CARTON Adapter UNPACK CARTON 1 . Remove all accessible loose parts and parts boxes from carton . 2 . Cut along dotted lines on all four pan - els of carton . Remove end panels and lay side 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 of steering wheel . ATTACH 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 where tractor is to roll off skid . ing shaft . Align mounting holes in ex - tension and lower shafts and install 1 / 4 hex bolt and Iocknut . Tighten securely . HOWTO SET UP YOUR TRACTOR IMPORTANT : Tighten bolt and nut se - INSTALL SEAT curely to 10 - 12 ft . Ibs torque . Adjust seat before tightening adjustment 2 . Place tabs of steering boot over tab knob . slots in dash and push down to secure . 1 . Remove adjustment knob and flat INSTALL STEERING WHEEL washer securing seat to cardboard 3 . Position front wheels of the tractor so packing and set aside for assembly of seat to tractor . they are pointing straight forward . 4 . Remove steering wheel adapter from 2 . Pivot seat upward and remove from steering wheel and slide adapter onto the cardboard packing . Remove the steering shaft extension . cardboard packing and discard . 5 . Position steering wheel so cross bars 3 . Place seat on seat pan so head of are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide shoulder bolts are positioned over the inside boot and onto adapter . large slotted holes in pan . 6 . Assemble large flat washer , 1 / 2 hex 4 . Push down on seat to engage shoulder nut and tighten securely . bolts in slots and pull seat towards rear of tractor . 8
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5 . Pivotseat and pan forwardand as - NOTE : You may now roll or drive your sembleadjustmentknob and flat tractor off the skid . Follow the appropriate instruction below to remove the tractor washerloosely . Donot tighten . from the skid . 6 . Lowerseatinto operatingpositionand sit in seat . 7 . Slideseat until a comfortablepositionsn . TO ROLLTRACTOR OFF SKID ( See is reachedwhich allowsyouto wpresd - Operation section for location and clutch / brakepedalall the waydoa function of controls ) 8 . Getoff seat withoutmovingits 1 . Press lift lever plunger and raise justed position . attachment lift lever to its highest po - 9 . Raiseseat and tightenadjustment sition . knobsecurely . 2 . Release parking brake by depressing clutch / brake pedal . 3 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . 4 . Roll tractor forward off skid . 5 . Remove banding holding deflector shield up against tractor . Seat F m TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Operation section for location and Shoulder function of controls ) Bolts _ WARNING : Before starting , read , un - derstand and follow all instructions in the Operation section of this manual . Be usurere tractor is in a well - ventilated area . Be s the area in front of tractor is clear of other people and objects . 1 . Be sure all the above assembly steps have been completed . 2 . Check engine oil level and fill fuel tank with gasoline . Adjustment Knob 3 . Sit on seat in operating position , depress clutch / brake pedal and set the CHECK BATTERY parking brake . 4 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) 1 . Lift seat pan to raised position . position . NOTE : If this battery is put into service 5 . Press lift lever plunger and raise after month and year indicated on label attachment lift lever to its highest posi - ( label located between terminals ) charge tion . battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 6 . Start the engine . After engine has amps . ( See " BATTERY " in Maintenance started , move throttle control to idle section of this manual for charging instruc - position . tions ) . 7 . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full " 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 neutral position . 10 . Turn ignition key to " STOP " position . Continue with the instructions that follow . 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 of mower deck opening and slide into this manual . Verify that the belts are routed place , as shown . correctly . 3 . Hook front latch into hole on front of CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM mower deck . After you learn how to operate your tractor , 4 . Hook rear latch into hole on back of check to see that the brake is properly mower deck . adjusted . See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments section of this Mulcher manual . Plate Deflector Shiel ¢ , / CHECKLIS T 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 . _ CAUTION : Do not remove deflector , / No remaining loose parts in carton . shield from mower . Raise and hold shield , / Battery is properly prepared and when attaching mulcher plate and allow it charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . to rest on plate while in operation . , / Seat is adjusted comfortably and tight - TO CONVERTTO BAGGING OR ened securely . DISCHARGING , / All tires are properly inflated . ( For ship - ping purposes , the tires were overin - Simply remove mulcher plate and store flated at the factory ) . in a safe place . Your mower is now ready , / Be sure mower deck is properly leveled for discharging or installation of optional side - to - side / front - to - rear for best cutting grass catcher accessory . results . ( Tires must be properly inflated NOTE : It is not necessary to change for leveling ) . blades . The mulcher blades are designed , / Check mower and drive belts . Be sure for discharging and bagging also . they are routed properly around pulleys CHECKTIRE PRESSURE and inside all belt keepers . The tires on your tractor were overinflated , / Check wiring . See that all connections at the factory for shipping purposes . are still secure and wires are properly Correct tire pressure is important for best clamped . cutting performance . While learning how to use your tractor , pay • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown intion extra attention to the following important " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " sec items : of this manual . , / Engine oil is at proper level . , / Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , regu - CHECK DECK LEVELNESS lar unleaded gasoline . For best cutting results , mower hous - , / Become familiar with all controls - their ing should be properly leveled . Seein location and function . Operate them " TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " the before you start the engine . Service 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 IGNITION REVERSE NEUTRAL NIGH LOW CHOKE FAST SLOW ( 3 _ - - - - ENGINE OFF LIGHTS ON ENGINE ON ENGINE START PARKING BRAKE PARKING BRAKE PARKING BRI LOCKED UNLOCKEr OVER TEMP FUEL OIL PRESSURE BATTERY REVERSE FORWARD MOWER HEIGHT MOWER LII LIGHT ATTACHMENT ATTACHMENT KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS CLUTCH ENGAGED CLUTCH DISENGAGED DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) DANGER indicates a hazard which , if not avoided , & will result in death or serious injury . WARNING indicates a hazard which , if not avoided , & could result in death or serious injury . FREE WHEEL ( Automatic Models only ) CAUTION indicates a hazard which , if not avoided , & might result in minor or moderate injury . & CAUTION when used without the alert symbol , indicates a situation that could result in damage to the tractor and / or engine . Failure to follow instructions could result in serious injury or HOT SURFACES indicates a hazard which , death . The safety alert symbol 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 indicates a hazard which , if not avoided , result in death , serious injury J _ 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 . Light Switch Ignition Switch Position Attachment Clutch Lever Lift Lever Ammeter . . . . . . - - . Plunger Throttle / Choke Attachment Control Lift Lever sHeighttment u Clutch / Brake Indicator Pedal " - . . . . . . " • Parking Brake Lever Gearshift Lever Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . AMMETER - Indicates charging ( + ) or IGNITION SWITCH - Used for starting and discharging ( - ) of battery . stopping the engine . ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER - Used LIFT LEVER PLUNGER - Used to release to engage the mower blades , or other at - attachment lift lever when changing its tachments mounted to your tractor . position . ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER - Used to LIGHT SWITCH POSITION - Turns the headlights on and off . raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck or PARKING BRAKE LEVER - Locks clutch / other attachments mounted to your tractor . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL - Used for brake pedal into the brake position . THROTTLE / CHOKE CONTROL - Used declutching and braking the tractor and starting the engine . for starting and controlling engine speed . GEARSHIFT LEVER - Selects the speed and direction of tractor . 12
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The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes , which can result in severe eye damage . Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your tractor or performing any adjustments or repairs . We recommend a wide vision safety mask over spectacles or standard safety glasses . HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR IMPORTANT : Leaving the ignition switch in any position other than " STOP " will TO SET PARKING BRAKE cause the battery to discharge and go Your tractor is equipped with an operator dead . presence sensing switch . When engine NOTE : Under certain conditions when is running , any attempt by the operator tractor is standing idle with the engine to leave the seat without first setting the running , hot engine exhaust gases may parking brake will shut off the engine . cause " browning " of grass . To eliminate 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal all the way this possibility , always stop engine when down and hold . stopping tractor on grass areas . 2 . Pull parking brake lever up and release _ ( ' _ CAUTION : Always stop tractor com - pressure from clutch / brake pedal . pletely , as described above , before leaving Pedal should remain in brake position . the operator's position . Make sure parking brake will hold trac - tor secure . TO USE THROTTLE CONTROL Always operate engine at full throttle . Attachment Clutch Lever " En Position • Operating engine at less than full throttle reduces the battery charging inition Key rate . , " Disengaged " • Full throttle offers the best bagging and Position mower performance . Brake TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD " Engaged " The direction and speed of movement is Position Clutch / controlled by the gearshift lever . Brake 1 . Start tractor with clutch / brake pedal de - pressed and gearshift lever in neutral Gearshift ( N ) position . Lever " Disengaged " " Brake " 2 . Move gearshift lever to desired po - Position Position sition . 3 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal to STOPPING start 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 between half and The cutting height range is approxi - full speed ( fast ) position . mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " . The heights are mea - NOTE : Failure to move throttle control sured from the ground to the blade tip with between half and full speed ( fast ) posi - the engine not running . These heights tion , before stopping , may cause engine to are approximate and may vary depending " backfire " . upon soil conditions , height of grass and • Turn ignition key to " STOP " position and types of grass being mowed . remove key . Always remove key when leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized use . • Never use choke to stop engine . 13
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Attachment • The average lawn should be cut to ap - Clutch Lever Attachemnt proximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the cool " Engaged " gh season and to over 3 inches during hot Position Position months . For healthier and better look - ing lawns , mow often and after moder - Low ate growth . Position • For best cutting performance , grass " Disengaged ' _ over 6 inches in height should be Position mowed twice . Make the first cut rela - tively 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 _ WARNING : Do not drive up or down operating position . Gauge wheels then hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and do keep the deck in proper position to help not drive across any slope . Use the slope prevent scalping in most terrain conditions . guide at the back of this manual . NOTE : Adjust gauge wheels with tractor • Choose the slowest speed before start - on a flat level surface . ing up or down hills . 1 . Adjust mower to desired cutting height • Avoid stopping or changing speed on ( See " TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING hills . HEIGHT " in this section of manual ) . • If slowing is necessary , move throttle 2 . With mower in desired height of cut control lever to slower position . position , gauge wheels should be • If stopping is absolutely necessary , push assembled so they are slightly off the clutch / brake pedal quickly to brake posi - ground . Install gauge wheel in ap - tion and engage parking brake . propriate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / 8 • Move gearshift lever to 1st gear . Be washer , and 3 / 8 - 16 Iocknut and tighten sure you have allowed room for tractor securely . to roll slightly as you restart movement . 3 . Repeat for opposite side , installing • To restart movement , slowly release gauge wheel in same adjustment hole . parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . • Make all turns slowly . Gauge Wheel = _ Mounting \ _ f _ - _ _ TO TRANSPORT • Raise attachment lift to highest position o , c , et with attachment lift control . • When pushing or towing your tractor , Locknut _ trJ _ Y " be sure gearshift lever is in neutral ( N ) _ . L _ _ / Shoulder position . 3 / 8 Washer " _ . , , . , . , - , _ Bolt • Do not push or tow tractor at more than Gauge Wheel five ( 5 ) MPH . TO OPERATE MOWER NOTE : To protect hood from damage Your tractor is equipped with an operator when transporting your tractor on a truck or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and presence sensing switch . Any attempt 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 . TOWING CARTS AND OTHER ATTACH - 2 . Start mower blades by engaging at - MENTS tachment clutch control . Tow only the attachments that are recom - TO STOP MOWER BLADES - mended by and comply with specifications disengage attachment clutch control . of the manufacturer of your tractor . Use • ILCAUTION : Do not operate the mower common sense when towing . Too heavy without either the entire grass catcher , of a load , while on a slope , is dangerous . on mowers so equipped , or the deflector Tires can lose traction with the ground and shield in place . cause you to lose control of your tractor . 14
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BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE TO START ENGINE CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL When starting the engine for the first time or if the engine has run out of fuel , it will The engine in your tractor has been take extra cranking time to move fuel from shipped , from the factory , already filled the tank to the engine . with summer weight oil . 1 . Sit on seat in operating position , 1 . Check engine oil with tractor on level depress clutch / brake pedal and set ground . parking brake . 2 . Unthread and remove oil fill cap / 2 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) dipstick ; wipe oil off . Reinsert the position . dipstick into the tube and rest oil fill 3 . Move attachment clutch to disengaged cap on the tube . Do not thread the cap position . onto the tube . Remove and read oil 4 . Move throttle control to choke position . level . If necessary , add oil until " FULl " NOTE : Before starting , read the warm mark on dipstick is reached . Do not and cold starting procedures below . 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 • Fill fuel tank to bottom of filler neck . Do again . If engine still does not start , not overfill . Use fresh , clean , regular move the throttle control back to the unleaded gasoline with a minimum of choke position and retry . 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 COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and winter grade gasoline to help insure good below ) cold weather starting . 6 . When engine starts , leave throttle CAUTION : Alcohol blended fuels ( called control in choke position until engine gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can warms up and begins to run roughly . attract moisture which leads to separa - Once rough running begins , imme - tion and formation of acids during storage . diately move the throttle control to the Acidic gas can damage the fuel system fast position . Engine warm - up mayeral of an engine while in storage . To avoid take from several seconds to sev engine problems , the fuel system should minutes ( the colder the temperature , be emptied before storage of 30 days the longer the warm - up ) . or longer . Drain the gas tank , start the • The attachments can also be used dur - engine and let it run until the fuel lines ing the engine warm - up period . and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 next season . See Storage Instructions for feet ) or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) additional information . Never use engine the carburetor fuel mixture may need to or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel be adjusted for best engine performance tank or permanent damage may occur . ( see " TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual ) . 15
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MOWING TIPS MULCHING MOWING TIPS • Mower should be properly leveled for IMPORTANT : For best performance , keep best mowing performance . See " TOe mower housing free of built - up grass and LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in th trash . Clean after each use . Service and Adjustments section of this • The special mulching blade will recut manual . the grass clippings many times and • The left hand side of mower should be reduce them in size so that as they fall used for trimming . onto the lawn they will disperse into • Drive so that clippings are discharged the grass and not be noticed . Also , the onto the area that has already been mulched grass will biodegrade quickly cut . Have the cut area to the right of to provide nutrients for the lawn . Always the tractor . This will result in a more mulch with your highest engine ( blade ) even distribution of clippings and more speed as this will provide the best recut - uniform cutting . ting action of the blades . • When mowing large areas , start by • Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . turning to the right so that clippings will Wet grass tends to form clumps and discharge away from shrubs , fences , interferes with the mulching action . The driveways , etc . After one or two rounds , best time to mow your lawn is the early mow in the opposite direction making afternoon . At this time the grass has left hand turns until finished . dried and the newly cut area will not be exposed to the direct sun . ( - l For best results , adjust the mower cutting height so that the mower cuts off only the top one - third of the grass 1 blades . For extremely heavy grass , re - duce your width of cut on each pass and mow slowly . ( - MAX 1 / 3 J • If grass is extremely tall , it should be mowed twice to reduce load and pos - sible fire hazard from dried clippings . Make first cut relatively high ; the second to the desired height . • Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet grass will plug mower and leave • Certain types of grass and grass undesirable clumps . Allow grass to dry conditions may require that an area be before mowing . mulched a second time to completely • Always operate engine at full throttle hide the clippings . When doing a sec - when mowing to assure better mowing ond cut , mow across or perpendicular to performance and proper discharge of the first cut path . material . Regulate ground speed by • Change your cutting pattern from weekek selecting a low enough gear to give the to week . Mow north to south one we mower cutting performance as well as then change to east to west the next the quality of cut desired . week . This will help prevent matting and • When operating attachments , select a graining of the lawn . ground speed that will suit the terrain and give best performance of the at - tachment being used . 16
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MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE _ " _ , _ ' _ _ , _ _ _ . _ o _ _ REGULAR SERVICE DATES Check Brake Operation _ , Check Tire Pressure Check Operator Presence and T interlock Systems a Check for Loose Fasteners Sharpen / Replace Mower Blades T Lubrication Chart 0 Check Battery Level a Clean Battery and Terminals Check Transaxle Cooling Check V - Belts Check Engine Oil Level Change Engine Oil ( with oll filter ) E Change Engine Oil ( without oll filter ) N Clean Air Filter G Clean Air Screen II Inspect Muffler / Spark Attester E Replace Oil Filter ( if equipped ) Clean Engine Cooling Fins Replace Spark Plug Replace Air Filter Paper Cartridge Replace Fuel Filter 1 - Change more often when operating under a heavy load or 3 - Replace blades more often when mowing in sandy soil . in high ambient temperatures . 4 - Not required if equipped with maintenance - free battery . 2 - SerVice more often when operating in dirty or dusty conditions . 5 = Tighten front axle pivot bolt to 35 ft . dbs , maximum . Do not overtigbfen . 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 @ Front Wheel manual . Bearing Bearing Zerk Some adjustments will need to be made Zerk periodically to properly maintain your tractor . All adjustments in the Service and Adjust - @ En ments section of this manual should be checked at least once each season . I " d ) Gear - • Once a year you should replace the , ' , ' o _ , I I 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 " Section your engine run better and last longer . BEFORE EACH USE IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the 1 . Check engine oil level . pivot points which have special nylon 2 . Check brake operation . bearings . Viscous lubricants will oattractf dust and dirt that will shorten the life the 3 . Check tire pressure . 4 . Check operator presence and self - lubricating bearings . If you feel they interlock systems for proper operation . must be lubricated , use only a dry , pow - 5 . Check for loose fasteners . dered graphite type lubricant sparingly . 17
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TRACTOR IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assembly , center hole in blade must align with star Always observe safety rules when per - on mandrel assembly . forming any maintenance . 4 . Reassemble blade bolt , lock washer BRAKE OPERATION and flat washer in exact order as If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet shown . stopping distance at high speed in highest 5 . Tighten blade bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . gear , then brake must be adjusted . ( aSeend Lbs . torque ) . " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is grade 8 heat Adjustments section of this manual ) . treated . TIRES ge Up Mandrel Assembly Trailing Ec • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires ( See " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " Flat Washe _ / j section of this manual ) . Lock _ . • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect - jBlade Washer _ control chemicals which can harm rub Blade Bolt ber . _ Star ( Grade 8 ) * ' , - - , . . _ f • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp Hole objects and other hazards that may * A Grade 8 Heat Treated Bolt Can Be cause tire damage . Identified By Six Lines On The Bolt Head NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent TO SHARPEN BLADE flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant may be purchased from your local parts NOTE : We do not recommend sharp - dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry ening blade - but if you do , be sure the rot and corrosion . blade is balanced . OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM Care should be taken to keep the cbladeause balanced . An unbalanced blade will Be sure operator presence and interlock excessive vibration and eventual damage systems are working properly . If your trac - to mower and engine . tor does not function as described , repair • The blade can be sharpened with a file the problem immediately . or on a grinding wheel . Do not attempt • The engine should not start unless the to sharpen while on the mower . clutch / brake pedal is fully depressedin • To check blade balance , you will need a and attachement clutch control is the 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a cone disengaged position . balancer . ( When using a cone balancer , • When the engine is running , any at - follow the instructions supplied with tempt by the operator to leave the seat balancer . ) without first setting the parking brake NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing should shut off the engine . blade . The lobes of the center hole may • When the engine is running and the appear to be centered , but are not . attachment clutch is engaged , any at - • Slide blade on to an unthreaded portion tempt by the operator to leave the seat of the steel bolt or pin and hold the should shut off the engine . bolt or pin parallel with the ground . If • The attachment clutch should never op - blade is balanced , it should remain in a erate unless the operator is in the seat . horizontal position . If either end of the BLADE CARE blade moves downward , sharpen the For best results mower blades must be heavy end until the blade is balanced . kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged blades . BLADE REMOVAL 1 . Raise mower to highest position to al - 5 / 8 " Bolt or low access to blades . Pin 2 . Remove blade bolt , lock washer and flat washer securing blade . Center Hole 3 . Install new or resharpened blade with trailing edge up towards deck as shown . 18
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BATTERY Change the oil after every 50 hours of op - eration or at least once a year if the tractor Your tractor has a battery charging system which is sufficient for normal use . How - is not used for 50 hours in one year . Check the crankcase oil level before start - ever , periodic charging of the battery with ing the engine and after each eight ( 8 ) an automotive charger will extend its life . hours of operation . • Keep battery and terminals clean . • Keep battery bolts tight . TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL • Keep small vent holes open . Determine temperature range expected • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . before oil change . All oil must meet API NOTE : The original equipment battery on service classification SF - SJ . your tractor is maintenance free . Do not • Be sure tractor is on level surface . attempt to open or remove caps or covers . • Oil will drain more freely when warm . Adding or checking level of electrolyte is • Catch oil in a suitable container . not necessary . 1 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful not to allow dirt to enter the engine TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS when changing oil . Corrosion and dirt on the battery and 2 . Remove yellow cap from end of drain terminals can cause the battery to " leak " valve and install the drain tube onto the power . fitting . 1 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first Oil Drain Valve then RED battery cable and remove Closed and battery from tractor . Locked Position - . 2 . Rinse the battery with plain water and dry . 3 . Clean terminals and battery cable ends with wire brush until bright . Yellow Cap _ " _ Drain 4 . Coat terminals with grease or petro - leum jelly . Tube 5 . Reinstall battery ( See " REPLACING 02463 BATTERY " in the SERVICE AND AD - JUSTMENTS section of this manual ) . 3 . Unlock drain valve by pushing inward slightly and turning counterclockwise . TRANSAXLE COOLING 4 . To open , pull out on the drain valve . Keep transaxle free from build - up of dirt 5 . After oil has drained completely , close and chaff which can restrict cooling . and lock the drain valve by pushing inward and turning clockwise until the V - BELTS pin is in the locked position as shown . Check V - belts for deterioration and wear 6 . Remove the drain tube and replace the after 100 hours of operation and replace cap onto to the end of the drain valve . if necessary . The belts are not adjustable . 7 . Refill engine with oil through oil fill dip - Replace belts if they begin to slip from stick tube . Pour slowly . Do not overfill . wear . For approximate capacity see " PROD - UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this ENGINE manual . LUBRICATION 8 . Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for Only use high quality detergent oil rated checking level . Be sure dipstick cap is with API service classification SF - SJ . Se - tightened securely for accurate read - lect the oil's SAE viscosity grade accord - ing . Keep oil at " FULl " line on dipstick . ing to your expected operating tempera - ture . AIR FILTER Your engine will not run properly using a dirty air filter . Clean the foam pre - cleaner after every 25 hours of operation or every season . Service paper cartridge every 100 hours of operation or every season , whichever occurs first . Service air cleaner more often under dusty conditions . 1 . Remove knob and cover . 19
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2 . Remove wing nut and air cleaner from NOTE : Operating the engine with a base . blocked grass screen , dirty or plugged cooling fins , and / or cooling shrouds TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER removed will cause engine damage due to 3 . Slide foam pre - cleaner off cartridge . overheating . 4 . Wash it in liquid detergent and water . ENGINE OIL FILTER 5 . Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . Allow it Replace the engine oil filter every season to dry . or every other oil change if the tractor is 6 . Saturate it in engine oil . Wrap it in used more than 100 hours in one year . clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to remove excess oil . MUFFLER TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE Inspect and replace corroded muffler and spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could cre - 1 . Replace a dirty , bent , or damaged ate a fire hazard and / or damage . cartridge . SPARK PLUG ( S ) NOTE : Do not wash the paper cartridge or use pressurized air , as this will damage Replace spark plug ( s ) at the beginning the cartridge . of each mowing season or after every 2 . Reinstall the pre - cleaner ( cleaned and 100 hours of operation , whichever occurs oiled ) over the paper cartridge . first . Spark plug type and gap setting " are shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS 3 . Reassemble air cleaner , wing nut , section of this manual . cover and tighten knob securely . IN - LINE FUEL FILTER Air Cleaner Cover Knob The fuel filter should be replaced once each season . If fuel filter becomes Foam Pre - Nut clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbu - Cleaner , - Rubber retor , replacement is required . Grommet 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 . Paper 3 . Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and Cartridge clamps are properly positioned . 3leaner 4 . Immediately wipe up any spilled gaso - Base line . Air Fill Cap / Dipstick CLEAN AIR SCREEN CLEANING Air screen must be kept free of dirt and chaff to prevent engine damage from • Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . overheating . Clean with a wire brush or of all foreign matter . compressed air to remove dirt and stub - • Keep finished surfaces and wheels free born dried gum fibers . of all gasoline , oil , etc . • Protect painted surfaces with auto - CLEAN AIR INTAKE / COOLING AREAS motive type wax . To insure proper cooling , make sure the We do not recommend using a garden grass screen , cooling fins , and other exter - hose or pressure washer to clean your nal surfaces of the engine are kept clean tractor unless the engine and transmis - at all times . sion are covered to keep water out . Water Every 100 hours of operation ( more often in engine or transmission will shorten the under extremely dusty , dirty conditions ) , useful life of your tractor . Use compressed remove the blower housing and other cool - air or a leaf blower to remove grass , ing shrouds . Clean the cooling fins and leaves and trash from tractor and mower . external surfaces as necessary . Make sure the cooling shrouds are reinstalled . 20
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WARNING : TO AVOID SERIOUS INJURY , BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SER - VICE OR ADJUSTMENTS : 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal fully and set parking brake . 2 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . 3 . Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . 4 . Turn ignition key to " STOP " and remove key . 5 . Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped . 6 . Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . TRACTOR 9 . Raise lift lever to raise dsuspensioner TO REMOVE MOWER arms . Slide mower out from un trac - tor . Mower will be easier to remove from the IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than right side of tractor . the mower deck is to be mounted on the 1 . Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - tractor , remove the front links and hook GAGED " position . 2 . Move attachment lift lever forward to the clutch spring Into square hole in frame . TO INSTALL MOWER lower mower to its lowest position . 3 . Roll belt off engine pulley . 1 . Raise attachment lift lever to its highest 4 . Remove small retainer spring , and position . 2 . Slide mower under tractor with deflec - remove clutch spring off pulley bolt . 5 . Remove large retainer spring , slide tor shield to right side of tractor . collar off and push housing guide out 3 . Lower lift lever to its lowest position . of bracket . 4 . Connect front links to mower deck and 6 . Disconnect anti - sway bar from chassis secure with retainer springs . bracket by removing retainer spring . 5 . Connect suspension arms to rearetainer deck brackets and secure with r 7 . Disconnect suspension arms from rear deck brackets by removing retainer springs . springs . 6 . Connect anti - sway bar to chassis 8 . Disconnect front links from deck by bracket and secure with retainer spring . removing retainer springs . Small Retainer Spring Clutch Small Retainer Clutch Engine Pulley Retainer Spring Anti - Sway Bar prings ( Both Sides ) Deflector Housing Guide Large Retainer Spring 21
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7 . Push clutch cable housing guide into Check adjustment on right side of trac - bracket , slide collar onto guide and tor . Measure distance " D " directly in front secure with large retainer spring . and behind the mandrel at bottom edge of 8 . Place flat washer and clutch spring on mower housing as shown . idler pulley bolt and secure with small • Before making any necessary adjust - retainer spring . ments , check that both front links are 9 . Install belt onto engine pulley . equal in length . • If links are not equal in length , adjust TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING one link to same length as other link . Adjust the mower while tractor is parked • To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " on level ground or driveway . Make sure on both front links an equal number of tires are properly inflated ( See " PROD - turns . UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " manual ) . If tires are over or underinflated , lower at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " you will not properly adjust your mower . against trunnion on both front links . • To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT from trunnion on both front links . Tighten • Raise mower to its highest position . nut " E " on both front links an equal num - • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , ber of turns . The two front links must measure height from bottom edge of remain equal in length . mower to ground . Distance " A " on bothr • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower sides of mower should be the same o at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against within 1 / 4 " of each other . trunnion on both front links . • If adjustment is necessary , make adjust - • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . 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 will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . • Recheck measurements after adjusting . Both Front Links Should be Equal in Length Bottom edge Bottom edge of of mower to _ _ r0 _ 3 _ erto ground A _ - _ Ground Line _ " # _ A Suspension Arm = t " E " Nl Lift Link Adjustment Nut Tru 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 Front Links front links equally so mower will stay level side - to - side . To obtain the best cutting results , the mower housing should be adjusted so that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower than the rear when the mower is in its highest position . 22
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TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE TO ADJUST BRAKE BELT 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal all the way down and engage parking brake . The mower blade drive belt may be re - 2 . Measure distance between brake oper - placed without tools . Park the tractor on ating arm and nut " A " on brake rod . level surface . Engage parking brake . 3 . If distance is other than 1 - 1 / 2 " , loosen BELT REMOVAL - jam nut and turn nut " A " until distance 1 . Remove mower from tractor ( See " TOof becomes 1 - 1 / 2 " . Retighten jam nut REMOVE MOWER " in this section against nut " A " . manual ) . 4 . Road test tractor for proper stopping 2 . Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and distance as stated above . Readjust idler pulleys . if necessary . If stopping distance is 3 . Pull belt away from mower . still greater than five ( 5 ) feet in highest BELT INSTALLATION - gear , further maintenance is neces - sary . Replace brake pads or contact a 1 . Work belt around both mandrel pulleys Sears or other qualified service center . and idler pulleys 2 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves With Parking Brake " Engaged " and inside all belt guides . 3 . Install mower ( See " To Install Mower " in this section of this manual ) . Mandrel Arm TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT Pulley Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . For assistance , there is a TO CHECK AND ADJUST BRAKE belt installation guide decal on bottom side Your tractor is equipped with an adjustable of left footrest . brake system which is mounted on the BELT REMOVAL - right side of the transaxle . 1 . Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE If tractor requires more than five ( 5 ) feet to MOWER " in this section of manual ) . stop at highest speed in highest gear on a NOTE : Observe entire motion drive belt level , dry concrete or paved surface , then and position of all belt guides and keepers . brake must be checked and adjusted . 2 . Remove belt from stationary idler and TO CHECK BRAKE clutching idler . 1 . Park tractor on a level , dry concrete or 3 . Remove belt downward from around paved surface , depress clutch / brake engine pulley . pedal all the way down and engage 4 . Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . parking brake . Remove belt upwards from transaxle 2 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) pulley by deflecting belt keepers . position . 5 . Remove belt from center span keeper The rear wheels must lock and skid when and pull belt away from tractor . you try to manually push the tractor for - BELT INSTALLATION - ward . If the rear wheels rotate , the brake 1 . Carefully work new belt down between needs to be adjusted or the pads need to transaxle belt keepers and onto the be replaced . input pulley . 2 . Slide belt into the center span keeper . 23
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3 . Pull belt toward front of tractor and roll FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER around the top groove of engine pulley . 4 . Install belt through stationary idler and The front wheel toe - in and camber are not clutching idler . adjustable on your tractor . If damage hasor 5 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves occurred to affect the front wheel toe - in and inside all belt guides and keepers . camber , contact a Sears or other qualified 6 . Install mower ( See " TO INSTALL service center . MOWER " in this section of manual ) . TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS 1 . Block up axle securely . Pulley 2 . Remove axle cover , retaining ring and washers to allow wheel removal ( rear Idler wheels have a square key - Do not Stationan lose ) . 3 . Repair tire and reassemble . NOTE : On rear wheels only : align Center Span _ grooves in rear wheel hub and axle . Insert Keeper Pulley square key . 4 . Replace washers and snap retaining ring securely in axle groove . 5 . Replace axle cover . NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent TRANSAXLE GEAR SHIFT LEVER NEU - flat tires due to slow leaks , purchase tand TRALADJUSTMENT use tire sealant from Sears . Tire sealan The transaxle should be in neutral when also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . the gear shift lever is in neutral ( N ) ( lock gate ) position . The adjustment is preset Washers at the factory ; however , if adjustment is Retaining needed , proceed as follows : Rin 1 . Make sure transaxle is in neutral ( N ) . Axle NOTE : When the tractor rear wheels move Cover freely , the transaxle is in neutral . 2 . Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the right rear wheel . 3 . Position the gear shift lever in the neu - I tral ( N ) position . 4 . Tighten adjustment bolt securely . Square Key f NOTE : If additional clearance is needed ( Rear Wheel Only ) to get to adjustment bolt , move mower TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK BAT - deck height to the lowest position . TERY Neutral Lock Gate Gearshift A ( _ WARNING : Lead - acid batteries gen - erate explosive gases . Keep sparks , flame and smoking materials away from bat - teries . Always wear eye protection when around batteries . If your battery is too weak to start the engine , it should be recharged . ( See " BAT - TERY " in the MAINTENANCE section of ° = _ . - - " . . . . . _ Adjustment Bolt this manual ) . If " jumper cables " are used for emergency TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGN - starting , follow this procedure : MENT IMPORTANT : Your tractor is equipped If steering wheel crossbars are not with a 12 volt system . The other vehicle horizontal ( left to right ) when wheels are must also be a 12 volt system . Do not use positioned straight forward , remove steer - your tractor battery to start other vehicles . ing wheel and reassemble with crossbars horizontal . Tighten securely . 24
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TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - Terminal Cover 1 . Connect one end of the RED cable to the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each battery ( A - B ) , taking care not to short against tractor chassis . 2 . Connect one end of the BLACK cable ( Red ) to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal ( C ) of Cable Negative ( Black ) fully charged battery . Cable 3 . Connect the other end of the BLACK TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB cable ( D ) to good chassis ground , 1 . Raise hood . away from fuel tank and battery . 2 . Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE backside of the grill . ORDER - 3 . Replace bulb in holder and push bulb 1 . BLACK cable first from chassis and holder securely back into the hole in then from the fully charged battery . the backside of the grill . 2 . RED cable last from both batteries . 4 . Close hood . INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to run poorly , stop running , or prevent it from starting . • Check wiring . See electrical wiring diagram in the Repair Parts section . TO REPLACE FUSE Replace with 20 amp automotive - type Weak or Dead Fully Charged plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located Battery Battery behind the dash . REPLACING BATTERY TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL AS - / ILWARNING : Do not short battery ter - SEMBLY minals by allowing a wrench or any other object to contact both terminals at the same 1 . Raise hood . time . Before connecting battery , remove 2 . Unsnap headlight wire connector . metal bracelets , wristwatch bands , rings , 3 . Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood at etc . sides , tilt toward engine and lift off of Positive terminal must be connected first to tractor . prevent sparking from accidental grounding . 4 . When replacing hood , be sure to re - 1 . Lift seat pan to raised position . connect the headlight wire connector . 2 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first then RED battery cable and carefully _ . _ I Hood remove battery from tractor . Headlight Wire 3 . Install new battery with terminals in same position as old battery . 4 . First connect RED battery cable to positive ( + ) terminal with hex bolt and keps nut as shown . Tighten securely . Slide terminal cover over terminal 5 . Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative ( - ) terminal with remaining hex bolt and keps nut . Tighten securely . Seat 25
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ENGINE 2 . Start engine and allow to warm for five minutes . Make adjustments with engine Maintenance , repair , or replacement of running and shift / motion control lever the emission control devices and systems , in neutral ( N ) position . which are being done at the customers ex - 3 . Idle speed setting - With throttle control pense , may be performed by any non - road lever in slow position , engine should engine repair establishment or individual . idle at 1750 RPM If engine idles too Warranty repairs must be performed by an slow or fast , turn idle speed adjusting authorized engine manufacturer's service screw in or out until correct idle is at - outlet . tained . TO ADJUSTTHROTTLE CONTROL 4 . Idle fuel needle setting - With throttle CABLE control lever in slow position , turn idle The throttle control has been preset at the fuel adjustment needle in ( clockwise ) factory and adjustment should not be nec - until engine begins to die and then turn essary . Check adjustment as described out ( counterclockwise ) until engine below before loosening cable . If adjust - runs rough . Turn needle to a point ment is necessary , proceed as follows : midway between those two positions . 1 . With engine not running , move throttle 5 . Recheck idle speed . Readjust if nec - control lever from slow to choke posi - essary . tion . Slowly move lever from choke to ACCELERATION TEST - fast position . 2 . Check to see if hole in throttle lever 6 . Move throttle control lever from slow and hole in speed control bracket are to fast position . If engine hesitates or aligned . dies , turn idle fuel adjusting needle out 3 . If holes are not aligned , loosen cable ( counterclockwise ) 1 / 8 turn . Repeat clamp screw and align the holes by test and continue to adjust , if neces - inserting a pencil or a 1 / 4 " drill bit sary , until engine accelerates smoothly . through both holes . High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do 4 . Pull throttle cable up to remove slack not adjust - damage may result . and tighten cable clamp screw . Re - IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the move alignment pencil or drill bit . engine governor , which is factory set TO ADJUST CARBURETOR for proper engine speed . Overspeed - The carburetor has been preset at the ing the engine above the factory high speed setting can be dangerous . If you factory and adjustment should not be nec - essary . However , minor adjustment may think the engine - governed high speed needs adjusting , contact a Sears or other be required to compensate for differences in fuel , temperature , altitude or load . If the qualified service center , which has proper carburetor does need adjustment , proceed equipment and experience to make any as follows : necessary adjustments . In general , turning the adjusting needles in ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of fuel to the engine giving a leaner fuel / air mixture . Turning the adjusting needles out ( counter - clockwise ) increases the supply of fuel to the engine giving a richer fuel / air mixture . IMPORTANT : Damage to the needles and seats in carburetor may result if turned in too tight . NOTE : The carburetor on this engine is ver low emission . It is equipped with an idle fuel adjusting needle with a limiter cap , which allows some adjustment within the Idle Speed Adjusting ' _ _ T _ - I limits allowed by the cap . Do not attempt to remove the limiter cap . The limiter cap screwII cannot be removed without breaking the , dF , eoe , II adjusting needle . Adjusting - - IT = = - f j I 1 . Be sure you have a clean air filter and Needle I ' ' _ JJ ' ! J the throttle control cable is adjusted properly ( see above ) . 26
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Immediately prepare your tractor for stor - blended fuels ( called gasohol or using age at the end of the season or if the trac - ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture tor will not be used for 30 days or more . which leads to separation and formation of • ILWARNING : Never store the tractor acids during storage . Acidic gas can dam - age the fuel system of an engine while in with gasoline in the tank inside a building storage . where fumes may reach an open flame 1 . Drain the fuel tank . or spark . Allow the engine to cool before 2 . Start the engine and let it run until the storing in any enclosure . fuel lines and carburetor are empty . TRACTOR • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner Remove mower from tractor for winter products in the fuel tank or permanent storage . When mower is to be stored for a damage may occur . period of time , clean it thoroughly , remove • Use fresh fuel next season . all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . Store in a NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable clean , dry area . alternative in minimizing the formation of 1 . Clean entire tractor ( See " CLEANING " fuel gum deposits during storage . Add in the Maintenance section of this stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or stor - manual ) . age container . Always follow the mix ratio 2 . Inspect and replace belts , if necessary found on stabilizer container . Run engine ( See belt replacement instructions in at least 10 minutes after adding stabilizer the Service and Adjustments section of to allow the stabilizer to reach the car - this manual ) . buretor . Do not drain the gas tank and 3 . Lubricate as shown in the Maintenance carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . section of this manual . ENGINE OIL 4 . Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace are securely fastened . Inspect moving with clean engine oil . ( See " ENGINE " in parts for damage , breakage and wear . the Maintenance section of this manual ) . Replace if necessary . CYLINDER ( S ) 5 . Touch up all rusted or chipped paint 1 . Remove spark plug ( s ) . surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . 2 . Pour one ounce of oil through spark BATTERY plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) . • Fully charge the battery for storage . 3 . Turn ignition key to start position for a few seconds to distribute oil . • After a period of time in storage , battery may require recharging . 4 . Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . • To help prevent corrosion and power OTHER leakage during long periods of storage , • Do not store gasoline from one season battery cables should be disconnected to another . and battery cleaned thoroughly ( see " TO • Replace your gasoline can if your can CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS " in starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt in your the Maintenance section of this manual ) . gasoline will cause problems . • After cleaning , leave cables discon - • If possible , store your tractor indoors nected and place cables where they and cover it to give protection from dust cannot come in contact with battery and dirt . terminals . • Cover your tractor with a suitable pro - • If battery is removed from tractor for tective cover that does not retain mois - storage , do not store battery directly on ture . Do not use plastic . Plastic cannot concrete or damp surfaces . breathe which allows condensation to ENGINE form and will cause your tractor to rust . IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while FUEL SYSTEM engine and exhaust areas are still warm . 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 27
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Will not start 1 . Out of fuel . 1 . Fill fuel tank . 2 . See " TO START ENGINE " 2 . Engine not " CHOKED " properly . in Operation section . 3 . Wait several minutes 3 . Engine flooded . before attempting to start . 4 . Bad spark plug . 4 . Replace spark plug . 5 . Dirty air filter . 5 . Clean / replace air filter . 6 . Dirty fuel filter . 6 . Replace fuel filter . 7 Water in fuel . 7 . Drain fuel tank and 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 . i Hard to start 1 . Dirty air filter . 1 . Clean / replace air filter . 2 . Bad spark plug . 2 . Replace spark plug . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 . Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Dirty fuel filter . 4 . Replace fuel filter . 5 . Drain fuel tank and refill 5 . Stale or dirty fuel . with fresh gasoline . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all wiring . 7 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 7 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . 8 . Contact a Sears or other 8 . Engine valves out of adjustment . qualified service center . Engine will not 1 . Clutch / brake pedal not 1 . Depress clutch / brake iturn over depressed . pedal . 2 . Attachment clutch is 2 . Disengage attachment clutch . engaged . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 . Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Blown fuse . 4 . Replace fuse . 5 . Corroded battery terminals . 5 . Clean battery terminals . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all wiring . 7 . Faulty ignition switch . 7 . Check / replace ignition switch . 8 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 8 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . 9 . Contact a Sears or other 9 . Faulty operator presence switch ( es ) . qualified service center . Engine clicks but 1 . Weak or dead battery . 1 . Recharge or replace battery . will not start 2 . Corroded battery terminals . 2 . Clean battery terminals . 3 . Loose or damaged wiring . 3 . Check all wiring . 4 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 4 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . 28
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Loss of power 1 . Cutting too much grass ! too 1 . Set in " Higher Cut " position / 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 level / dirty oil . 5 . Check oil level / change oil . 6 . Faulty spark plug . 6 . Clean and regap or change spark plug . 7 . Dirty fuel filter . 7 . Replace fuel filter . 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 operatorwith leaves seat 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 Jn manual unless directed to Sears service center See appropriate section PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Mower blades will 1 , Obstruction in clutch 1 , Remove obstruction . mechanism . not rotate 2 , Worn / damaged mower 2 , Replace mower drive belt , drive belt , 3 , Frozen idler pulley , 3 , Replace idler pulley . 4 , Frozen blade mandrel . 4 , Replace blade mandrel , 1 . Place throttle control in Poor grass 1 , Engine speed too slow , discharge " FAST " position . 2 , Travel speed too fast , 2 . Shift to slower speed . 3 , Wet grass . 3 . Allow grass to dry before mowing . 4 . Mower deck not level . 4 . Level mower deck . 5 . Low / uneven tire air 5 . Check tires for proper air pressure . pressure . 6 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 6 . Replace ! sharpen blade . Tighten blade bolt . 7 . Clean underside of mower 7 , Buildup of grass , leavesr . and trash under mowe housing . 8 . Mower drive belt worn , 8 . Replace mower drive belt . 9 , Blades improperly installed . 9 . Reinstall blades sharp edge down . 10 . Improper blades used . 10 . Replace with blades listed in this manual . 11 . Clean around mandrels to 11 . Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of grass , open vent holes . leaves , and trash around mandrels . Switch Js " 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 . Blown fuse . 5 . 5 . Replace fuse . Battery will not 1 , Bad battery cell ( s ) , 1 , Replace battery . Poor cable connections , 2 , Check / clean all connec - charge 2 . tions . 3 . Faulty regulator 3 , Replace regulator , ( if so equipped ) , 4 . Faulty alternator , 4 , Replace alternator . 1 . , Move throttle control to Engine " backfires " Engine throttle control not when turning set at " SLOW " position " SLOW " position and allow for 30 seconds before to idle for 30 seconds before engine " OFF " stopping engine . stopping engine , 30
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 SCHEMATIC BATTERY SOLENOID ATT'MENT CLUTCH • • Iv I 3 , i 85 88 i FUEL SHUT - OFF _ _ q SOLENOID ( NOT OCCUPIED 187 ' 301 I I _ OKO SEAT SWITCH _ . _ ( IF S EQIJIPPED ) I i S7A I uw _ 185 861 a ' _ _ 1 PRESENCE RELAY _ tl ' L ' _ © _ • SPARK ' PRESENCE RELAY # 3 OPERATOR _ J • HEAOLi H / T [ _ sTA IGNITION SWITCH NON - REMOVABLE REMOVABLE POSITION CiRCUiT " MAKE " CONNECTIONS CONNECTIONS OFF M + G + A1 NONE WIRING INSULATED CLIPS RUN / LIGHT B + A1 A2 + L NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR RUN B + A1 NONE SERVICING OF UNIT , THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED TO RELAY START 3 + S + A1 NONE PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING . 31
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 ELECTRICAL 22 41 26 25 i i / I 27 I I I 32
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 163465 BatteryHex 2 74760412 Bolt Hd 1 / 4 - 20 Uoc x 8 / 4 8 176689 Box Battery 16 176137 Switch , Interlock 21 183759 Harness Asm Light Wi4152j 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 27 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Uneblack 28 4207J Cable Ground 6 Ga 12 " 29 160784 Switch Plunger Normal Op Olive 30 175566 Switch Ign 33 140403 Key Ign 40 179722 Harness Ignin 41 71110408 Bolt Bik . F Hex l / 4 - 2O Unc x l / 2 42 131563 Cover Terminal Red 43 178861 Solenoid 45 122822X Ammeter Rectangular 15 Amp 52 141940 Protection Wire Loop 8I 109748X Relay Asmerminal 90 180449 Cover T NOTE : Atl component dimensions given in US inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 33
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES 261 39 209 208 / 74 34
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 174619 Chassis 2 176554 Drawbar 3 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 5 155272 Bumper Hood / Dash 9 168337X013 Dash 10 STD533710 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 11 174996 Panel , Dash , LH . 13 172105X010 Panel , Dash , R . H . 14 17490608 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - I6 x 1 / 2 17 185682X613 Hood Assembly 18 184921 Bumper Hood 26 STD541437 Nut 28 184247 Grille / Lens Asm . 30 175692X616 Fend / Ftrest 31 139976 Bracket , Fender Support 37 17490508 ScrewThdrol 5 / 16 - 18x 1 / 2 175710 38 Pivot Bracket Assembly , Rear 39 174714 Bracket Pivot Laser Lt 150127 58 Duct Air Engine 72140606 60 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 Unc x 1 64 Dash Lower STLT 154798 74 STD541467 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 114 158112 Keeper Belt Rear Lh Stl P930 115 17490620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 142 Plate Reinforcement STLT 175702 154966 143 Bracket Swaybar TChassisLT 144 Bracket Pnt Footrest S 175582 145 156524 Rod Pivot Chassis / Hood 159 155123X428 Cupholder Stir Black3 - 166 171875 ScrewHwhdHi - Lo # 1 16xS / 4 206 170165 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - I8TT 207 17670508 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 Tytt 208 17670608 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - I6 x 1 / 2 209 17000612 Screw Hexwsh Thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 211 145212 Nut Hex Flange Lockve 212 184248 Insert Lens Reflecti 258 184245X599 Lens RH 259 184246X599 Lens LH 260 184250X428 Cover Lens 26I 184258X428 Insert Grille - - 5479J Plug , Button NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S inches 1 inch = 254 mm 35
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 GROUND DRIVE 197 212 81 70 116 168 1t 156 166 38 _ 5 18 6 37 35 34 25 26 27 drive - fender . stir 26 36
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 GROUND DRIVE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 Transaxle ( See Breakdown ) 63 175410 Pulley , Engine Peerless 206 - 545C 64 173937 Bolt , Hex 7 / 16 - 20 x 4 Grade 5 STD551143 Washer 2 146682 Spring , Return , Brake 65 6 123666X Pulley , Transaxle 66 154778 Keeper , Belt , Engine , Fool Proof 134683 Guide , Mower Drive Belt , R . H . 4 12000028 Ring , Retainer 70 5 121520X Strap , Torque 74 137057 Spacer , Axle / 6 17060512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 75 121749X Washer 25 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga . 8 165866 Rod Shifter Fender STLT 76 STD581075 E - Ring 10 STD561210 Pin , Cotter 77 123583X Key , Square 2.0 x . 1845 / 1865Ga 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 11 105701X Washer , Shift Plate 7879 13 74550412 Bolt 1 / 4 - 28 Unf W / Patch Gr . 6 STD580025 Key Woodruff 14 10040400 Washer Lock Hvy Helical 80 145090 Arm , Shift 165592 Shaft Asm Cross Tapered 650 20 15 74490544 Bolt Hex Flghd 5 / 16 - 18 Gr . 5 612 16 STD54143I Nut Lock Hx W / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 x Gr . 5 6 165711 Spring , Torsion2x3 / 18 STD526710 Bolt FinHex6i8 - 16Uncx1 Gr . 5 63 19171216 Washer 17 / 3 4x16Ga . 19 STD541437 Nut 64 166231 Link Transaxle 21 106933X Knob 85 150360 Nut , Nyloek 22 130804 Rod , Brake 89 158391X428 Console , Shift , STLT 24 STD541237 Nut 90 124346X Nut , Self - Thding , Wsh Hd 1 / 4 25 106888X Spring , Brake Rod 96 STD624003 Retainer Spring 1 " 26 STD551037 Washer 112 19091210 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 10 Ga 27 STD561210 Pin 113 127285X Strap Torque 90 Degrees 72140608 Bolt Rdhd Sqneck 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 28 175765 Rod , Parking Brake 116 73900600 29 71673 Cap , Parking Brake 120 Nut Lock Fig . 3 / 8 - 16 Une 60 169592 Bracket , Transaxle 150 175456 Spacer Retainer 62 STD526107 Bo _ t 15I 19133210 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 x 10 Ga . 166002 Washer Srrted 5 / 16 ID x 1.125 64 175578 Shaft Assembly , Foot Pedal 156 165589 Bracket Shift Mount 65 120183X Bearing , Nylon 51589 66 STD551062 Washer 1 183900 Hub Shift 67 STD571810 Roll Pin 16I 72140406 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr . 5 73680400 Nut Crownloek 1 / 4 - 20 Une 68 179114 Pulley , Composite , Flat 61623 Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 20 Uoc x 1 Gr 5 69 74760648 Bolt 1 74780416 Washer 5 / 8 x . 281 x 10 Ga 19091010 41 175556 Keeper , Belt , Idler 164 165623 Bracket Pivot Lever 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove , Plastic 61656 48 154407 Bellcrank Clutch Grnd Dry Stl 1 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 166880 165492 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 561 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 61689 50 72110612 Bolt 1 165580 Plate Fastening Lt 51 STD541437 Nut Crown Lock3 / 8 - 16 Unc 170 178394 Keeper Belt Transaxle Gear 52 STD54143I Nut Crown Lock 5 / 16 - 18 Uoc 197 169613 Nyliner Snap - In 5 / 8 ID 169593 53 105710X Link , Clutch 198 Washer Nyliner 7 / 8 ID x . I 05 Hdr . 72110614 Bolt Cam SH 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4 G 5 55 105709X Spring , Clutch Return 2022 56 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 21 145212 Nut Hex Flange Lock 57 130801 V - Belt , Ground Drive 59 169691 Keeper , Belt , Center Span 61 17120614 Screw 3 / 8 - I6 x . 875 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U S inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 62 8883R Cover , Pedal 37
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 STEERING ASSEMBLY i _ P " - " - ' - 42 13 1 _ 15 _ eering pl . It 47 38
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 STEERING ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 184704X428 Steering Wheel 2 184706 Axle Assembly 3 169840 Spindle Assembly , LH . 4 169839 Spindle Assembly , R . H . 5 6266H Bearing , Race , Thrust , Hardened 6 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 8 12000029 Ring , Klip 10 175121 Draglink 11 STD551137 Washer , Lock 12 73940800 Nut Hex Jam Toplock 1 / 2 - 20 Unf 13 136518 Spacer Bearing Axle Front 15 145212 Nut , Hex Flange Lock 17 180641 Shaft Assembly , Steering 26 126847X Bushing , Link , Drag 28 19131416 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 29 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 3O STD561210 Pin Cotter 32 130465 Rod , Tie 36 155099 Bushing , Steering Screw 37 152927 38 159946X428 Insert , Steering Wheel 19182411 Washer 9 / 16x 1 - 1 / 2 11 G 39 4O STD541537 Nut Lock Center 3 / 8 - 24 Unf 41 159945 Adaptor , Steering Wheel 42 145054 ) ( 428 Boot , Steering Shaft 43 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 44 180640 Extension Shaft Steering 46 184946X505 Cap , Spindle 51 73540400 Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 28 Bolt Hex 1 / 4 - 28 Unfx 1 - 1 / 4 Gr 8 54 71130420 65 160367 Spacer Brace Axle 67 72110618 Bolt RDHD Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 4 68 169827 Axle , Brace 71 175146 Steering Asm . 82 169835 Bracket Susp . Chassis Front 87 173966 Washer Flat 88 175118 Bolt Shoulder 7 / 16 - 20 Unc 91 175553 Clip Steering NOTE : All component dimensions given in US . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 ENGINE 2 _ 3 38 / i _ 116 4 14 _ 105 33 / _ 37 31 29 33 4O OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester 23 4O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 ENGINE KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 170548X505 Control , Throttle 2 17720408 Screw , Hex Head , Thread Cutting 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 6 Engine , ( See Breakdown ) Kohler Model CV492 - 27506 4 174667 Muffler 13 12 - 041 - 03 Gasket 14 148456 Tube Drain Oil Easy 16 STD551267 Washer 23 169837 Shield Brn / Dbr Guard 29 137180 Arrestor , Spark 61 184900 Tank , Fuel 62 140527 Cap Assembly , Fuel 63 123487X Clamp , Hose 67 137040 Line , Fuel 68 181654 Plug Drain Oil Easy 40 124028X Bushing , Snap , Fuel Line 44 17670412 Screw , Hex Washer Head , Thd . , Roll . 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 45 17000612 Screw Hxwsh Thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 46 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Ga 77 19101216 Washer 5 / 16 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 80 74760508 Bolt Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18 Une x 1 / 2 81 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 105 17120616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 116 184362 Nut Hex Flange Toplock MS - 1.25 NOTE : All component dimensions given in US . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 41
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 SEAT ASSEMBLY \ \ \ I 22 21 2 \ I I I I I I . . . . . . - 16 I 11 12 sea _ It , knob 9 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 180597 Seat 12 121246X Bracket Pnt Mounting Switch 2 180166 Bracket Pnt Pivot Seat ( blk ) 13 121248X Bushing Snap Bik Ny150 Idx 6 71110616 BottFinHexS / 8 - 16Uncx1 14 72050412 Bolt Rdhd Sht Nk 1 / 4 - 20 1 - I / 2 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 10 Ga 15 134300 Spacer Split 28 x 96 Zinc 16 121250X 5 145006 Clip Push In Hinged Spring Cprsn 1 27 BIk Pnt 6 STD541437 Nut Hex Lock _ / ; ns 3 / 6 - 16 Uric 17 123976X Nut Lock 1 / 4 Lge Fig Gr 5 AZinc 21 171852 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 Unc - 2 7 124181X Spring Seat Cprsn 2 250 Bik Zi 8 17000616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 22 STD541431 Nut Hex Lock w / Ine 5 / 16 - 18 9 19131614 Waeher13 / 32xlx14Ga 24 19171912 Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x12Ga 10 180186 Pan Pnt Seat ( blk ) NOTE : All component dimensions given in US . 11 166369 Knob Seat Adj Wingnut inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 DECALS 2 13 10 16 16 6 3 11 11 28 9 ! 6 17 \ 15 12 j8 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 156368 Decal , Oper Instr . 13 177353 Decal , Dash Panel 2 187048 Decal , Replacement 14 160396 Decal , V - Belt Schematic 3 186280 Decal , Hood , R . H . 15 179128 Decal , Deck B 42 " 4 186281 Decal , Hood , LH . 20 149516 Decal , Battery DngriPen Eng 5 138047 Decal , Battery 16 184842 Decal , Grille RH 6 133644 Decal , Customer Maintenance 17 184843 Decal , Grille LH 7 177367 Decal , HP Engine 18 164065 Decal , Steering 8 172331 Decal , Mower Srs - - 138311 Decal , Litt Handle 9 186282 Decal , Fender - - 165800X428 Pad Footrest LH STLT 10 156439 Decal , Fender Danger - - 165799X428 Pad Footrest RH STLT 11 186283 Decal , Hood Side - - 187737 Owner's Manual , English 12 146046 Decal , V - Belt Drive Schematic - - 187738 Owner's Manual , Spanish WHEELS & TIRES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Cap Value Tire 2 _ 5,8 2 65139 Stem Value 4,10 Tire FTs 15 x 6 0 - 6 Service 7 3 106222X 4 59904 Tube Inner Front # 35060 Rim Asm 6 " front Service 5 106732X624 6 278H Fitting Grease 11 7 9040H Bearing rFlangeear 8 106108X624 Rim Asm 8 " Service 9 122062X Tire R Te 20 x 10 - 8 Service 10 7152J Tube Rear 9 5 x 8 Service 11 104757X428 Cap Axte BIk 1 50 x 1 00 - - 144334 Sealant , Tire ( 10 oz . tube ) NOTE : All component dimensions given in US inches wheeL1 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 LIFT ASSEMBLY 7 5 3 13 2 6 6 4 13 19 2O 13 19 13 - - - - o _ lift - rh , 1 piece 3 44
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 LIFT ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159460 Washer Asm Inner Spring W / Plunger 2 159471 Shaft Asm Lift 3 105767X Pin Groove 4 12000002 E Ring # 5133 - 62 5 19211621 Washer 21 / 32 x 1 x21 Ga . 6 120183X Bearing Nylong 7 125631X Grip Handle Fluted 8 122365X Button Plunger Read 11 139865 Link Asm Lilt LH . 12 139866 UnkAsm Lilt RH . 13 STD624008 Retainer Spring 15 173288 Link Front 16 73350800 Nut Jam Hex 1 / 2 - I3 Une 17 175689 Tru nnion BIk Zinc 18 73800800 Nut Look wiWsh 1 / 2 - 13 Uric 19 139868 Arm Suspension Mower 20 163552 Retainer Spring 31 169865 Bearing , Pvt . Lift 32 73540600 Nut Crownloek 3 / 8 - 24 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 254 mm 45
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 MOWER DECK 37 6 43 106S _ 102 103 105 34 23 24 25 \ . I \ 16 \ k 28 \ - 27 29 718 18 5 6 19F 21 10 - - - - 9 _ ¢ 2 D man - t - pa _ _ tJL3 46
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 MOWERDECK KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 Knob Custom Oval 165892 Mower Deck Assembly , 42 " 67 51849399 2 STD533107 Bolt 68 1449 V - Belt Nut 3 138017 Bracket Assembly , SwayBar , 92 STD541437 Mulcher Cover Front 101 136420 4 Screw 165460 Bracket Sway Bar 68 / 42 " Deck 102 71081010 5 Washer # 10 STD624008 Retainer Spring 103 19061216 6 Washer , Lock 178024 Bar Sway Deck 104 STD551110 89 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 105 160793 Latch Assembly , Bagger STD551137 Washer , Lock 106 2029J Nut , Weld 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 111 179292 Bracket Gauge Wheel Lh Bracket Gauge Wheel Rh ( The following blades are 112 179293 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 Uric available ) 113 17060510 11 Nut Keps 5 / 16 - 18 Unc 134149 Blade , 42 " Mulching Std ( For 114 73510500 Bolt Shoulder mulching mowers only ) 116 4898H 139775 Blade , 42 " Mulching Premium ( For 117 165746 Wheel Gauge Std3 / Nut Centerloek 8 - 16 Une better wear when mulching ) 118 73930600 Washer 3 / 8 x 7 / 8 x 4 Ga 138971 Blade , 42 " Hi - Litt ( For bagging or 119 19121414 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12Ga . discharging ) 129 19131312 13 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 Une x 1 Gr . 5 137645 Shatt Assembly , Mandrel , Vented 130 STD523710 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 131 STD533710 Bolt , Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 U ne xl 15 Arm Spring Brake Mower 110485X Bearing , Ball , Mandrel 142 165890 16 Bracket Arm Idler 42 " 174493 Stripper , Vented Mower Deck 143 157109 18 Keeper Belt 42 " Clutch Cable 72140505 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - I8x5 / 8 144 158634 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 145 165888 Pulley Idler Flat 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 146 171977 Bolt Carriage Idler 21 STD541431 NutCrownlock5i16 - 18Unc 147 131335 Spring Extension 23 177563 Bracket , Deflector 148 169022 Spring Return Idler 24 105304X Cap , Sleeve 149 165898 Retainer Spring Yellow GZinca Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 25 123716X Spring , Torsion , Deflector 150 19091216 26 Bracket Clutch 110452X Nut , Push 151 169670 27 Cable Clutch 42 In 130968 ) ( 428 Shield , Deflector 152 71696764 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32x5 / Sx16Ga . 153 1696 Washer Fiat 3 / 8 " Type B 29 131491 Rod , Hinge 154 169675 Spring Retainer 30 173984 Screw Thdrol Washer Head 155 169671 Spring Retention Lever 3I 129963 Washer , Spacer 156 169672 Spacer 32 Rod Clutch 153535 Pulley , Mandrel 157 169669 Screw HexThd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 33 178342 Nut , Toplock , Flanged 158 1177204084 34 STD533717 Bolt 159 721406 Bolt Rdhd Sqn 3 / 8 - 16 Unc x 3 / 4 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 10 Ga . 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Fiat 184 19131410 37 STD551037 Washer 13i32x13 / 16x16Ga - - 130794 Mandrel Assembly ( Includes STD541437 Nut Crowniock3i8 - 16 Une 40 Housing , Shaft and Shaft 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , LH Hardware Only - Pulley Not STD624003 Retainer 45 Included ) 46 - - 169583 137729 Screw , Thd . Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 Replacement Mower , Complete 48 133944 Washer , Hardened 52 139888 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 Unc 53 184907 Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake 54 178515 Washer , Hardened NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S inches 55 155046 Arm , Idler 1 inch = 254 mm 56 165723 Spacer , Retainer 59 141043 Guard , TUV idler 47
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 PEERLESS TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 545C . 51 52 47 13 / 15 2g 35 42A 79 48
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 PEERLESS TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 545C KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 772147 Transaxle Cover 41A 790079 Brake Lever Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 2 780086A Needle Bearing 5 / 8 " 42 792073A5A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 2 1 / 4 " 3 770128 Transaxle Case 42A 79208 4 776395 Countershaft 43 792075 Loeknut 5 / 16 - 24 Brake Pad Holder 5 776409 Output Shaft 44 790025 6 778364 Spur Gear ( 38 teeth ) 45 786066 Spacer 2625 x 1.0 Brake Lever Bracket 6A 778369 Spur Gear ( 15 teeth ) 46 786086 7 778330 Spur Gear ( 11 teeth ) 47 774690 Axle ( 11 - 15 / 16 " Long ) 8 792180 Shift Key 48 774691 Axle ( 16 - 1 / 2 " long ) Spur Gear ( 29 teeth ) 8A 792047 Woodruff Key # 9 49 37783568 9 784352 Shift Collar 50 7783 Spur Gear ( 27 teeth ) 10 784378 Shift Rod & Fork 5I 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 ) 16 778368 Bevel Gear ( 13 teeth ) 54 778346 Spur Gear ( 15 teeth ) ( include , 14 ) 56 778355 Spur Gear ( 11 teeth ) 14 778368 Bevel Pinion ( 13 teeth ) 57 778337 Spur Gear ( 13 teeth ) ( include , 13 ) 58 778353 Spur Gear ( 17 teeth ) Spur Gear ( 21 teeth ) 15 778370 Ring Gear ( 43 teeth ) 59 47783519 17 786188 Drive Pin 60 7783 Spur Gear ( 24 teeth ) 18 786102 Spacer 1.130 X . 695 6I 778345 Spur Gear ( 25 teeth ) 20 792077A Ball 5 / 16 " dia 65 780189 Fiat Washer 563 ID x 062W 21 792078 Set Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 8 " 66 776422 Input ShaftBrake Shifter & Shaft 22 792079 Spring . 310 OD x . 625 L 67 77763960 25 792073A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 69 7921 Retaining Ring 25A 792177 Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 3 / 8 " 70 786187 Spacer . 890 26 792125 Retaining Ring ( pkg of 2 ) 71 788069 Square Cut Ring 27 792035 Retaining Ring 71B 788092 " 0 " Ringasher Ftat W 1.128 ID x , 058W 28 788040 Retaining Ring 76 780090 29 780072 Thrust Washer . 627 ID x . O31W 77 788078A inverted Retaining Ring 29A 780160 Thrust Washer . 762 ID x . O31W 79 792144 Spring . 430 OD x . 5000 L 29B 780051 Thrust Washer . 762 ID x . O31W 82 778333 Bevel & Spur Gear ( 30 & 13 teeth ) 29C 780199 Anti - Rotation Washer , 632 83 778338 Spur Gear ( 27 teeth ) 30 780108 Cup Washer 1.127 ID x , 032W 85 792154 Oil Fill Plug 3I 780001 Fiat Washer . 750 ID x , 056W 87 788089A Oil Seal 9 / 16 " ( Use As Needed ) 150 788093A Liquid Gasket RTV Silicone Oil Seal 3 / 4 " 3IA 780195 Flat Washer . 750 ID x 062W 157 788088A 32 788083 Oil Seal 5 / 8 " 180 730229A Gear Oil 80W90 34 780194 Bushing , 563 900 794712 Replacement545C MST - 206 - Transaxle 35 780193 Flanged Bushing 5 / 8 " ID 35A 780197 Flanged Bushing . 751 36 790075 Brake Disk NOTE : All component dimensions given in US inches 37 790007 Brake Pad Plate 1 inch = 254 mm 38 799021 Brake Pad ( pkg of 2 ) 39 786026 Dowel Pin 40 792076A Fiat Washer . 312 ID x , 059W 49
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV492 , TYPE NUMBER 27506 CYLINDER HEAD _ VALVE AND BREATHER [ YLINDRE OIRIGE SOUPAPE ET RENIFLARDJ \ 9 11 13 < CRANKCASE 13 5O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV492 , TYPE NUMBER 27506 CYLINDER HEAD / VALVE / BREATHER CRANKCASE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 25 _ 351 - 01 - S Lifter , valve ( 2 ) 1 12 _ 032 _ 03 _ S Seal , crankshaft 2 12 _ 755 - 94 _ S Kit , cylinder head ( Includes 2 Block , cylinder ( Use Short 3 - 17 , Gaskets 12 041 01 - S Block 12 522 49 ) ( Qty . 2 ) , 12 041 02 _ S , & 12 3 12 _ 445 _ 02 _ S Strap , lifting 041 03 - S ) 4 M _ 839025 - S Screw , hex . flange MSx1 . 25x25 3 12 _ 411 - 03 - S Rod , push ( 2 ) 4 12 _ 041 - 10 - S Gasket , cylinder head 5 24 _ 380 _ 13 _ S - Dowel , locating ( 4 ) 5 12 _ 017 - 01 - S Valve , intake ( Std . ) 6 12 _ 755 _ 49 S Kit , camshaft ( Includes 7,8 ) 12 _ 017 - 02 - S Valve , intake ( . 25 ) 7 12 _ 089 - 31 _ S Spring , actuating 6 12 _ 016 - 01 - S Valve , exhaust ( Std . ) 8 12 _ 422 - 08 _ S Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) blued 12 _ 016 - 02 _ S Valve , exhaust ( . 25 ) 12 _ 422 - 09 - S Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) re 7 25 _ 139 - 60 _ S Plug , alien hd . pipe 1 / 8 " 12 _ 422 _ 10 _ S Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) yel low 8 12 _ 318 - 36 - S Cylinder Head ( 9 25 _ 186 - 01 _ S Arm , rocker 2 ) 12 _ 422 - 11 _ S Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) green 10 12 - 599 - 03 - S Pivot , rocker arm ( 2 ) 12 _ 422 - 12 - S - Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) agrayckte 11 M - 640034 - S Screw , hex . flange 12 _ 422 - 13 S Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) wblhi M6xl . 0x34 ( 2 ) 12 _ 422 _ 07 _ S Shim , camshaft ( A . R . ) 12 12 _ 089 - 01 - S Spring , valve ( 2 ) 9 12 _ 144 - 28 - S Shaft , balance 13 12 _ 173 - 01 - S Cap , valve spring ( 2 ) 10 12 _ 874 _ 07 _ S Piston w / Ring Set ( Std . ) 14 12 _ 755 - 03 - S Kit , retainer ( 2 ) ( Includes 11,12 ) 15 12 _ 468 - 05 _ S Washer , plain 13 / 32 " 12 _ 874 - 11 _ S _ Piston w / Ring Set ( . 08 ) 16 12 _ 112 - 13 - S Spacer , head bolt exhaust 12 _ 874 - 08 S Piston w / Ring Set ( . 25 ) port 12 _ 874 _ 09 - S Piston w / Ring Set ( . 50 ) ) 17 12 _ 086 - 15 _ S Screw , hex . flange 11 12 018 02 - S Retainer , piston pin ( 2 M10x1 . 5x81 ( 5 ) 12 12 _ 108 - 07 _ S _ Ring Set ( Std . ) ) 18 25 _ 237 - 14 _ S Clamp , hose ( 2 ) 12 _ 108 - 08 - S Ring Set ( . 5250 19 12 - 326 - 03 - S Hose , breather 12 _ 108 - 09 S Ring Set ( . ) 20 M - 645020 - S Screw , hex . flange 13 12 _ 067 - 11 - S Connecting Rod ( Std . ) ) M6x1 . 0x20 ( 5 ) 12 _ 067 _ 06 _ S Connecting Rod ( . 25 21 12 - 096 - 07 - S Cover , valve w / nipple 14 12 _ 380 - 01 _ S Pin , governor regulating 22 M - 545010 - S Screw , hex . flange 15 12 _ 043 - 05 - S Gear , governor M5x0 . Sxl0 16 M - 631005 - S Washer , plain 6 mm 23 12 _ 018 - 01 - S Retainer , breather reed 17 12 - 144 _ 02 _ SS Shaft , governor gear 24 12 _ 402 - 02 _ S Reed , breather 18 52 _ 139 - 09 - Plug , cup . 19 12 _ 755 _ 64 _ S Kit , gov cross shaft w / clip ( Includos 23 ) 20 X - 25 - 102 - S Washer , plain 1 / 4 " 21 12 - 032 - 01 - S - Seal , governor cross shaft 22 M - 631015 S5 _ Washer , plain 6 mm 23 12 _ 154 _ 0 S Clip , hitch pin NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 51
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV492 , TYPE NUMBER 27506 BLOWER HOUSING AND BAFFLES [ IGNITION / ELECTRICAL t QALLUIVIAGEU E _ LECTRI E HABITATION DE SOUFFLEUR ET DECALENT I \ _ ; _ S . _ . . . . t2 I P lo 52
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 KOHLERENGINE - MODELNUMBERCV492 , TYPENUMBER27506 BLOWER HOUSING & BAFFLES IGNITION / ELECTRICAL KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 12 - 086 - 14 - S Screw , he × . flange 1 M _ 545010 - S Screw , hex . flange M10x1 . 5x46 M5xO . Sxl 0 ( 6 ) 2 12 - 468 - 03 - S Washer , plain 3 / 8 " 2 24 _ 468q0 - S Washer , plain 1 / 4 " 3 24 - 162 - 03 - S - Screen , grass 3 12q46 _ 07 _ S Plate , blower housing 4 25 - 086 - 47 S Bolt , shoulder M6x1 . Ox16 4 M _ 550010 - S Screw , hex . flange ( 4 ) M5xO . Sxl 0nion 5 12 - 157 - 06 - S Fan 5 24 _ 096 - 05 _ S Cover , pi 6 X - 42 - 15 - S15 - Key 6 12 _ 027 _ 76 _ S Housing , bloweride3 ) 7 12 - 025 - S Flywheel 7 12 _ 063 - 18 - S Baffle , intake sg 8 12 - 155 - 09 - S Connector 8 25q54 _ 02 - S Clip , mountin ( 9 M - 548025 - S Screw , hex . cap M5xO . Sx25 9 12 _ 086 _ 37 _ S Screw , captive washer ( 2 ) M5xO . Sx20 ( 3 ) 10 237878 - S Kit , stator 10 12 _ 063 _ 20 _ S Baffle , cylinder head 11 M - 545020 - S Screw , hex . flange 11 M _ 645016 - S Screw , hex . flange M5x0 . Sx2O ( 2 ) M6xl . Oxl6 ( 2 ) 12 12 - 154 - 06 - S - Clip , cable ( 2 ) 12 12 _ 063q9 - S Baffle , cylinder 13 41 - 403 - 09 S Regulator , rectifier _ 15 amp 14 X - 22q 1 - S16 - Washer , lock 1 / 4 " NOT - ILLUSTRATED 15 M - 8390 S Screw , he × . flange M _ 541050 S Nut , he × . flange M5x0 . 8 M6 × 1 . 0 × 16 ( 2 ) 16 236602 - S Connector AIR INTAKE / FILTRATION 17 12q 32 - 02 - S Spark Plug 18 X - 728q - S Clip , cable ( 2 ) KEY PART 19 M - 545010 - S Screw , hex . flange NO . NO . DESCRIPTION M5x0 . 8 × lO ( 2 ) 1 12 _ 281 _ 01 - S Duct , air 20 12 - 584 - 04 - S Module , ignition 2 25 _ 341 _ 03 - S Knob , air cleaner cover 3 12 _ 096 - 24 _ S Cover , air cleaner NOT ILLUSTRATED 4 12 _ 083 _ 12 _ S Precleaner , element 12 - 176 - 44 _ S 5 12 _ 100 - 08 - S Wing Nut Harness , 6wiring " 24 _ 518 - 12 _ S 6 12 _ 083 _ 10 _ S Kit , aircleaner element Lead , black ( - 12 gauge - ( Includes 5 , 7 , 8 ) insulated grip barrel eyelet 12 _ 743 _ 12 _ S Filter , element ( Includes5 , terminals ) 7 12 _ 518 - 35 _ S Lead , white ( 36 ' ' _ 18 gaugeab 8 ) , , 12 _ 032 - 11 - S Seal 1 _ 7 / 16 - fully insulated push on t 89 and uninsulatod socket 12 _ 094 _ 07 _ S Base , aircleaner ( Includes 11 , 12 ) terminals ) X - 25 - 5 - S Washer , plain 5 / 16 " ( attach 10 12 _ 072 _ 04 _ S Stud , mounting plate M6x1 . 0x75 ground lead and this washer 12 _ 086 _ 01 _ S Screw , # 10 HFLo thread to lift strap screw ) 11 forming ( 2 ) 13 12 _ 041 _ 02 _ S Gasket , air cleaner NOT ILLUSTRATED 12q13 - 53 - S Decal , aircleaner NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 53
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV492 , TYPE NUMBER 27506 ENGINE CONTROLS STARTING SYSTEM _ DEMARRANT DE LE SYST _ ME MOTEUR CONTR ( _ LE 1 I l / h _ J 2 0 _ . I + . . _ . . £ ' _ = i 4 / / - 2 " _ - _ ' 3 7 ! _ _ 11 - - - _ i i 11 ] OIL PAN / LUBRICATION DE LA HUILE PAN DE LA LUBRIFICATION _ p . . . , _ o 11 1 - - i ] _ 6 C ) - _ _ 4 . - - - 5 \ 6 - - % t _ m _ _ tS 16 54
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV492 , TYPE NUMBER 27506 ENGINECONTROLS STARTING SYSTEM KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . 12 - 079 - 11 - S - Linkage , choke M - 839070 - S Screw , he × . flange 12 12 - 237 - 01 S M8 × 1 . 25x70 ( 2 ) Clamp , cable . 24 - 086 - 43 - S - Screw , hex flangecket 25 - 098 - 07 - S Starter assembly ( Includes 34 M - 664020 S Screw , lobed so 3 - 8 ) , 345 12 - 755 - 54 - S Kit drive end M6xl . Ox20 ( 2 ) 12 - 536 - 10 - S 12 - 227 - 18 - S Cap , drive end 5 Control , speed assembly 12q 70 - 05 - S Armature ( Includes 6 - 9 ) M - 443025 - S 67 12 - 221 - 01 - S Kit , brush & spring 6 Screw , pan head M4xO . 27x250 M - 443020 - S - Screw , pan head M4xO . 7x 12 - 227 - 13 - S Cap , commutator end 78 12 - 089 - 11 S 8 12 - 211 - 01 - S Bolt , hex . flange 1 / 4 - 20x4 - Spring , choke ( 2 ) 12 - 089 - 23 - S - Spring , choke return 5 / 8 ( 2 ) 910 12 - 089 - 24 S Spring , governorver OIL PAN / LUBRICATION 11 12 - 755 - 83 - S Kit , governor le ( Includes 12 - 14 ) KEY PART 12 12 - 100 - 07 - S4 - Nut , he × flange 1 / 4 - 20 13 52 - 211 - O S NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Bolt , 1 / 4 - 20x1 " 14 12 - 090 - 28 - SS Lever , governor 15 25q58 - 08 - 12 - 038 - 01 - S Dipstick assembly ( Includes Bushing , throttle linkage 16 12 - 079 - 10 - S - Linkage , throttle 2 - 3 ) , 17 25 - 158 - 11 S 2 25 - 755 - 13 - S Kit oil fill cap ( Includes 3 ) Bushing , throttle linkage 3 12 - 153 - 03 - S O - Ring , oil fill ocapil 4 12 - 153 - 02 - S O - Ring , upper fill tube NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 5 12 - 123 - 04 - S inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm Tube , oil fill 6 M - 645025 - S Screw , he × . flange M6 × 1 . 0x25 7 12 - 153 - 01 - S O - Ring , lower oil fill tube 8 25 - 162 - 07 - S Screen , oil ppickup 9 12 - 096 - 03 - S Cover , oil picku screen 10 M - 545016 - S Screw , hex . flange M5x0 . 8 × 16 11 25 - 462 - 09 - S Valve , oil pressure relief 12 52 - 050 - 02 - S Filter , oil 13 25 - 139 - 57 - S Plug , sq . hd . solid 3 / 8 " 14 12 - 393 - 01 - S Pump , oil 15 12 - 153 - 06 - S O - Ring , oil pump cover 10 12 - 096 - 34 - S Cover , oil pump 17 M - 545016 - S Screw , hex . flange M5x0 . Sxl 6 ( 3 . ) 18 12 - 032 - 03 - S Seal , oil ( P . T O . end ) 19 24 - 086 - 16 - S Screw , hex . flange MSx1 . 25x45 ( 11 ) 20 24 - 080 - 17 - S Screw , hex . flange MSx1 . 25x45 21 12 - 199 - 56 - S Assembly , Pan , oil ( Incl . 11,14 - 17 ) 55
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV492 , TYPE NUMBER 27506 CRANKSHAFT EXHAUST _ ILESREQUIN ECHAPPEMENT _ J FUELSYSTEM _ = UELDELESYSTEME I 56
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,273134 KOHLER ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER CV492 , TYPE NUMBER 27506 CRANKSHAFT FUELSYSTEM KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 M - 641060 - S 12 - 014 - 57 _ S Crankshaft ( Includes2 ) Nut , hex . flange M6 × 1 . 0 ( 2 ) 12 2 M - 629116 - S Stud M6x1 . 0xl 16 ( 2 ) 25 - 139 _ 27 - S Plug , cup 3 12 - 853 - 118 - S Kit , carburetor w / gasket ( Includes 4,5,6 qty I EXHAUST Tie , cable 12 - 454 - 03 - S , Terminal 25 _ 452 _ 20 _ S ) KEY PART 12 - 041 - 02 - S DESCRIPTION Gasket , air cleaner NO . NO . 12 - 053 - 118 Carburetor assembly 25 _ 072 _ 04 - S Stud , MSx1 . 25x33 ( 2 ) ( For information only not 123 12 _ 041 _ 03 _ S Gasket , exhaust manifold available separately ) ( In7 - 12 _ 126 _ 11 - S Bracket muffler cludes Kit , float 12 - 75 02 - S 12 _ 445 _ 06 _ S Kit , carburetor repair 12 - 4 Strap , liftingx . M _ 645025 - S 757 - 03 - S , Kit , solenoid 5 Screw , he flange repair 12 - 757 - 33 - S ) M6xl . 0x25 ( 2 ) 6 12 _ 041 - 01 - S 12 522 49 Short Blocket Gasket , carburetor ( 2 ) 12 - 755 - 93 - S Gasket S 7 12 _ 265 - 06 - S Deflector , heat 8 25 _ 237 - 14 _ S Clamp , hose ( 2 ) 9 52 _ 353 - 22 _ - S Line , fuel 12q / 4 " NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 10 25 _ 050 - 03 S inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm Filter , fuel in4ine 11 47q 54 - 01 - S Clip cable NOT ILLUSTRATED - * M - 561010 S Screw , thread forming M5x0 . 8 × 10 * X - 22 - 11 - S Washer , lock 1 / 4 " 12 - 757 - 02 - S Kit , float 12 - 757 - 03 - S Kit , carburetor repair 12 - 041 - 01 - S - Gasket , carburetorer 12 - 041 - 02 S Gasket , air clean 12 - 041 - 05 - S - Gasket , bowll 12 - 041 - 06 S Gasket , bow screw 12 _ 032 - 06 - - S Seal , solenoid 12 - 757 - 33 S Kit , solenoid repair 12 - 041 - 06 - S Gasket , bowl screw 12 - 454 - 03 - S Tie cable 25 _ 452 - 20 _ S Terminal 12 _ 518 - 37 _ S Lead , red , ( 37 " - 20 gauge - insulated socket and unin sulated socket terminals ) * attaches carburetor ground lead to carb baffle . 57
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION _ D 1 = Fold this page along doffed line indicated above = 2 . Hold page before you so that its left edge is vertically parallel to a tree trunk or other updght structure . 3 . Sight across the fold in the di _ ction of hill slope you want to measure . 4 . Compare the angle of the fold with the slope of the hill .
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071-246213 Brush guard
071-243223 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
0187737 Owner's manual, english
0187738 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
171-245994 Front bumper
127195 Battery
16176137 Inter switch
274760412 Bolt
21183759 Harness
224152J Bulb
244799J Cable
25146147 Cable battery
26STD391020 Fuse
27STD541425 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
284207J Cable
29160784 Switch . plunger
30163968 Switch ignition
33140403 Key ignition molded craftsman, delta
40179722 Harness, ignition
4171110408 Bolt
42131563 Cover
43146154 Solenoid
45122822X Ammeter
52141940 Protectoin wire loop (hour meter)
8176689 Box . battery
81109748X Relay
90180449 Terminal cover
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0187737 Owner's manual, english
0187738 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
171-245994 Front bumper
1174619 Chassis assembly
10STD533710 Bolt, carriage 3/8-16 x 3/4
11174996 Panel assembly dash lh
11471-246213 Brush guard
11471-243223 Broadcast spreader
11471-242221 42" sweeper
114532158112 Keeper belt rear lh stl p930
11517060620 Screw 3/8-16 x 1-1/4
13172105X010 Panel, assembly slkscr dash r.h.
1417490608 Screw
142175702 Plate
143186689 Bracket swaybar chassis
144175582 Bracket footrest step-thru
145409167 Rod pivot chassis/hood
159155123X428 Cupholder stltl black
166189747 Screw hwhd hi-lo #13-16 x 3/4
17185682X613 Hood assembly, laser
18184921 Bumper
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
212184248 Lens reflector
258184245X599 Lens
259184246X599 Lens
26STD541437 Nut
260184250X428 Lens cover
261189211X428 Insert grille
28184247 Lens grille
317000612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
30192812X613 Fend/ftrest
31139976 Bracket support
3717490508 Screw
38175710 Pivot bracket assembly, lh. mower, rear
39174714 Bracket pivot laser lt.
5155272 Hood bumper
58150127 Air duct
60STD533707 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
64154798 Lower Bracket assembly, clutch, mounting evx
74STD541437 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
0187737 Owner's manual, english
0187738 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
171-245994 Front bumper
1N/P Transaxle (see breakdown)peerless 206-545c
10STD561210 Pin, c0tter
11105701X Washer
11271-246213 Brush guard
11271-243223 Broadcast spreader
11271-242221 42" sweeper
11219091210 Washer
113127285X Strap
116STD533710 Bolt rdhd sqneck 3/8-16 x 1
120409148 Nut lock flg. 3/8-16 unc
1374550412 Bolt
14STD551125 Washer lock heavy helical
1574490544 Bolt hex flghd 5/16-18 unc x 1.25
150175456 Spacer . retainer
15119133210 Washer
156166002 Serrated washer
158165589 Shift
159183900 Hub shift
16STD541431 Nut lock hex w/ins 5/16-18 x gr. 5
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 unc x 1 gr. 5
19STD541437 Nut
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
25106888X Spring rod
26STD551037 Washer
27STD561210 Pin
28175765 Rod . brake
2971673 Plunger cap
3123666X Pulley
30169592 Bracket tran
32STD523107 Bolt
34175578 Shaft assembly, foot pedal nibbed
35120183X Bearing
36STD551062 Washer
37STD571810 Roll pin
38179114 Pulley idler
39STD523730 Bolt
41099 Ring, retainer
41175556 Keeper belt
47139245 Pulley, idler, v-groove, plastic
48154407 Cl bellcrank
49123205X Retainer
5121520X Strap, pnt torque 30 degree blk
5072110612 Bolt
51STD541437 Nut crown lock 3/8-16 unc
52STD541431 Nut crown lock 5/16-18 unc
53105710X Link
55105709X Spring
5617060620 Screw
57138255 V-belt, ground drive
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 x gr. 5-4.5 thr.
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"
071-246213 Brush guard
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
0187737 Owner's manual, english
0187738 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
171-245994 Front bumper
1184704X428 Steering wheel
10175121 Link drag extended
11STD551137 Washer, lock
1273940800 Nut
13136518 Spacer
15145212 Hex nut
17180641 Shaft assembly,. steering
2193542 Axle assembly
26126847X Bushing
2819131416 Washer
2917000612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
3169840 Left Spindle assembly left hand
30STD561210 Pin cotter
32192757 Rod, tie
36155106 Bushing, steering
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38159946X428 S insert . cap
3919182411 Washer
4169839 Spindle assembly right hand
40STD541537 Nut lock center 3/8-24 unf
41159945 Adapter
42145054X428 Steering boot
43121749X Washer
44180640 Extension shaft
46184946X505 Spindle
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
68169827 Axle brace
71175146 Steering
812000029 Ring
82199978 Bracket susp. chassis front
87173966 Flat washer
88175118 Bolt . shoulder
91175553 Steering clip
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0187737 Owner's manual, english
0187738 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
171-245994 Front bumper
1170548X505 Control, throttle/choke
10571-246213 Brush guard
10571-243223 Broadcast spreader
10571-242221 42" sweeper
10517120616 Screw 3/8-16 x 1 smgml tap/r
116184362 Hex flan nut
1312-041-03-S 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) kohler model cv492-27506
31109202X Tank, fuel
32140527 Assembly fuel cap
33123487X Clamp hose
37137040 Fuel line
38181654 Plug, oil drain easy
4174667 Kohler muffler
40532124028 Bushing, snap, fuel line
4417670412 Screw, hex washer head, thread, roll. 1/4-20 x 3/4
4517000612 Screw
4619091416 Washer
77STD551031 Washer 5/16 x 3/4 x 16 ga
80STD523105 Bolt hex hd 5/16-18 unc x 1/2
81STD541425 Nut keps hex 1/4-20
071-246213 Brush guard
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
0187737 Owner's manual, english
0187738 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
171-245994 Front bumper
1188706 Seat
10195696 Pan pnt seat (blk)
11166369 Adjustment knob . seat
12121246X Bracket
13121248X Bushing
1472050412 Bolt, rdhd sht nk 1/4 - 20 x 1 - 1/2
15134300 Spacer
16121250X Spring
1773680400 Nut lock 1/4 lge flg gr 5 zinc
2180166 Bracket . pivot
21171852 Bolt
22STD541431 Nut hex lock w/ins 5/16-18
2419171912 Washer
371110616 Fin . hex bolt
419131610 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 40 (96012001102)
5145006 Clip push-in hinged (96012001102)
6STD541437 Nut hex lock w/ins 3/8-16 unc
7124181X Spring
817000616 Head bolt
919131612 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 ga
071-246213 Brush guard
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
0187737 Owner's manual, english
0187738 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
171-245994 Front bumper
1156368 Decal, fender stlt oper inst english/spanish
10156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
11186283 Decal, hood side panel
12146046 Decal, v-belt, drive, schematic
13177353 Decal, lower dash
14160396 Decal v-belt schematic 42" eng
15STD561820 Decal, deck b 42"
16184842 Decal, grille, rh
17184843 Decal, grille, lh
18164065 Decal, strng. whl. domed prem. srs
2187048 Decal, replacement
20149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
3186280 Decal, hood, r.h.
4186281 Decal, hood, l.h.
5138047 Decal, battery, dirhard, sears
6133644 Decal maintance customer sears domestic
7177367 Decal, hp engine
8172331 Decal mower srs heavy duty 12 ga
9186282 Decal, fender, craftsman
071-246213 Brush guard
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
0187737 Owner's manual, english
0187738 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
171-245994 Front bumper
159192 Valve cap
107152J Tube
11104757X428 Hub . axle cap
265139 Valve stem
3122073X Tire f ts 15 x 6 0 - 6 service
459904 Tube
5106732X624 Rim assembly 6' front white service
6278H Fitting
79040H Flange bearing
8106108X624 Rim assembly 8' rear white service
9125833X Tire r ts 20 x 10-8 service
071-246213 Brush guard
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
0187737 Owner's manual, english
0187738 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
171-245994 Front bumper
1159460 Wire assembly inner/spring with plunger lt
11151141 Link assembly lift l.h.
12151140 Link assembly lift r.h.
13STD624008 Retainer spring
15173288 Link front susp.
16STD541250 Nut jam hex 1/2-13 unc
17175689 Front Trunnion
1873800800 Nut lock w/wsh 1/2-13 unc
19139868 Arm suspension
2159471 Assembly line shaft
20163552 Clip, hairpin (standard hardware-purchase locally)
3105767X Pin
31169865 Bearing . pivot
3273540600 Crownlock nut
4STD581062 E ring #5133-62
519211621 Washer
6120183X Bearing
7125631X Grip
8125925X Button plunger read
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad footrest rh stlt
0187737 Owner's manual, english
0187738 Owner's manual, spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
171-245994 Front bumper
1176027 Mower deck assembly, 42"
10140296 Washer
10171-246213 Brush guard
10171-243223 Broadcast spreader
10171-242221 42" sweeper
101198383 Mulch plate
10271081010 Screw
10319061216 Washer
104STD551110 Washer, lock
105160793 Assembly b latch
1062029J Nut weld .327/.304 no. 10-24
11134149 Blade
111181040 Bracket gauge wheel lh
112181040 Bracket gauge wheel rh
11317060510 Screw
114STD541431 Nut keps 5/16-18 unc
1164898H Shoulder bolt
117165746 Gauge wheel
11873930600 Locknut
119STD551037 Washer 3/8 x 7/8 x 4 ga.
11A139775 Blade
11B138971 Blade
12919131312 Washer
13137646 Shaft assembly, mandrel, vented
130STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
131STD533710 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
14128774 Housing
142165890 Arm spring b
143157109 Idler bracket
144158634 Keeper belt
145173437 Pulley idler flat
146171977 Carriage bolt
147131335 Spring
148169022 Spring idler
149165898 Retainer spring yellow zinc
15110485X Bearing
150STD551025 Washer 9/32 x 3/4 x 16 ga.
151169670 Clutch bracket
152175067 Cable clutch 42 in
153169674 Flat washer
154169675 Spring retainer
155169671 Spring retention lvr clutch cable
156169672 Spacer
157169669 Clutch rod
15817720408 Screw
159STD533717 Bolt rdhd sqn 3/8-16 unc x 3/4
16174493 Stripper
18STD533106 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
18419131410 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
67184939 Custom knob
68144959 Belt
8850857 Bolt blade
9STD551137 Washer, lock
92STD541437 Nut
1772147 Cover
10784378 Shift rod and fork
11778334 Bevel gear (30 teeth)
12778309 Input bevel pinion (13 teeth)
13778368 Gear
14778368 Gear
15778370 Ring gear
150788093A Sealer
157788088A Oil seal 3/4"
17786188 Drive pin
18786102 Spacer
180730229B Gear oil 80w90
2780086A Needle bearing
20792077A Ball
21792078 Screw
22792079 Spring
25792073A Screw
25A792177 Screw 1/4-20 x 1-3/8"
26792125 Retaining ring
27STD582062 Retaining ring
28STD582056 Retaining ring
29780072 Washer
29A780160 Washer
29B780051 Washer
29C780199 Washer
3770128A Transaxle case
30780108 Washer
31780001 Washer
31A780195 Washer
32788083 Oil seal 5/8"
34780194 Bushing
35780193 Bushing
35A780197 Bushing
36790075 Brake, disc
37790007 Plate
38799021 Brake pads
39786026 Dowel pin 5/16" x 3/4"
4776395 Countershaft
40792076A Washer
41A790079 Lever brake
42792073A Screw
42A792085A Screw
43STD541431 Locknut 5/16-24
44790025 Holder, brake pad
45786066 Spacer
46786086 Bracket
47774690 Axle
48774691 Axle
49778356 Spur gear
5776409 Output shaft
50778338 Spur gear (27 teeth)
51778354 Spur gear (23 teeth)
52778352 Spur gear
53778350 Spur gear (16 teeth)
54778346 Spur gear
56778355 Spur gear (11 teeth)
57778337 Spur gear
58778353 Spur gear
59778351 Spur gear (21 teeth)
6778364 Spur gear
60778349 Spur gear
61778345 Spur gear
65780189 Washer
66776422 Input shaft
67776396 Brake shaft
69792170 Retaining ring
6A778369 Spur gear
7778330 Spur gear
70786187 Spacer
71788069 Seal
71B788092 Ooo ring
76780090 Washer
77788078A Retaining ring
79792144 Spring
8792180A Shift key
82778333 Bevel and spur gear (30 and 13 teeth)
83778338 Spur gear (27 teeth)
85792154 Plug
87788089A Oil seal 9/16"
8ASTD580025 Woodruff key #9
9784352 Collar
900794691 Replacement mst-206 -545c transaxle