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Owner's Manual CRAFTSMIIN ° 18.5 HE 42 " Mower Electric Start 6 Speed Transaxle Model No . 917.273635 differently from previously built engines . Before you start the i _ ] his product has a mowemission engine which operates engine , read and understand this Owner's Manual . For answers to your questions about this product , Call : Read and follow all Safety Rules and instructions before 1 _ 800 - 659 ° 5917 Sears Craftsman Help Line operating this equipment . 5 am o5 pm , Men o 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . 6 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . 3.6 . SafetyRules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Service andAdjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212 . . 72.83.2 ProductSpecifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assembly / Pre - Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.06 RepairParts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MaintenanceSchedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 SearsService . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B . ackCover LIMITEDWARRANTYON CRAFTSMANRIDINGEQUIPMENT Fortwo ( 2 ) yearsfrom the date of purchase , if this CraftsmanRiding Equipmentis maintained , lubricatedand tuned upaccordingto the instructionsinthe owner'smanual , Searswill repairor replacefree of chargeany partsthat arefoundto bedefectivein materialor workmanshipaccordingto the guidelinesof coveragelisted below . Searswillg also providefree laborfor these applicablewarrantedpartsfor the two fullyears . Durin the first 30 daysof purchase , therewill be nochargesto servicethe productat your homefor issuescoveredby this warranty . ( Seeexclusionsbelow ) . Foryourconve - nience , IN HOMEwarrantyservicewill still be availableafterthe first 30 daysof pur - chase , buta trip chargewill apply . Thischargewill bewaivedif the Craftsmanproduct nis , droppedoffat an authorizedSears location . For the nearestauthorizedSearslocatio pleasecall 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME @ . This warrantyapplies onlywhile this productis within the UnitedStates . This Warrantydoes notcover : Expendableitemswhich becomeworn duringnormaluse , includingbut not limitedto blades , spark plugs , air cleaners , belts , and oil filters . StandardMaintenanceServicing , oil changes , or tune - ups Tire replacementor repaircausedby puncturesfrom outsideobjects , such as nails , thorns , stumps , or glass . Repairsnecessarybecauseof operatorabuse , includingbut not limitedto , damageg causedby towingobjectsbeyondthe capabilityof the ridingequipment , impactin objectsthat bendthe frameor crankshaft , or over - speedingthe engine . Repairsnecessarybecauseof operatornegligence , includingbut not limitedto , elec - trical and mechanicaldamagecausedby improperstorage , failureto usethe proper gradeand amount of engine oil , failureto keepthe deckclear of flammabledebris , or failureto maintainthe equipmentaccordingto the instructionscontainedinthe owner'smanual . • Engine ( fuelsystem ) cleaningor repairscausedby fueldeterminedto becontami - nated or oxidized ( stale ) . In general , fuelshould beused within30 daysof its pur - chase date . • Normaldeteriorationand wear of the exteriorfinishes , or productlabelreplacement . • Ridingequipmentusedfor commercialor rental purposes . LIMITEDWARRANTYON BATTERY For ninety ( 90 ) daysfrom date of purchase , if anybatteryincludedwith this ridingequip - ment provesdefectivein materialor workmanshipand ourtestingdeterminesthe battery will not holda charge , Searswill replacethe batteryat nocharge . Duringthe first 30fter daysof purchase , therewill be nochargesto replacethe batteryat your HOME . A the first 30 days , foryour convenience , IN - HOMEwarrantyservicewill still be avail - ablebut a trip chargewill apply . Thischarge will bewaivedif the Craftsmanproduct is droppedoffat an authorizedSears location . For the nearestauthorizedSearslocation , pleasecall 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME @ . This battery warrantyapplies onlywhile this productis withinthe UnitedStates . This warrantygivesyou specificlegalrights , and you mayalso haveotherrights , which vary , from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Dept . 817WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 2
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mMPORTANT : 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 - _ IWARNmNG : In order to prevent ac - tion and do not point it at anyone . Do cidental starting when setting up , trans - not operate the mower without either porting , adjusting or making repairs , the entire grass catcher or the guard in always disconnect spark plug wire and place . place wire where it cannot contact spark Slow down before turning . plug . Never leave a running machine unat - dHLWARNING : Do not coast down a hill in tended . Always turn off blades , set neutral , you may lose control of the tractor . parking brake , stop engine , and remove _ , WARNING : Tow only the attachments keys before dismounting . that are recommended by and comply with • Turn off blades when not mowing . specifications of the manufacturer of your • Stop engine before removing grass tractor . Use common sense when towing . catcher or unclogging chute . Operate only at the lowest possible speed • Mow only in daylight or good artificial when on a slope . Too heavy of a load , light . while on a slope , is dangerous . Tires can • Do not operate the machine while under lose traction with the ground and cause the influence of alcohol or drugs . you to lose control of your tractor . Watch for traffic when operating near or crossing roadways . _ IWARNmNG : Engine exhaust , some of Use extra care when loading or un - its constituents , and certain vehicle com - • loading the machine into a trailer or portents contain or emit chemicals known truck . to the State of California to cause cancer Data indicates that operators , age 60 and birth defects or other reproductive harm . years and above , are involved in a large percentage of riding mower = related in - _ IWARNmNG : Battery posts , terminals juries . These operators should evaluate and related accessories contain lead and their ability to operate the riding mower lead compounds , chemicals known to the safely enough to protect themselves and State of California to cause cancer and others from serious injury . birth defects or other reproductive harm . Keep machine free of grass , leaves or Wash hands after handling . * other debris build - up which can touch hot exhaust / engine parts and burn . Do L GENERAL OPERATmON not allow the mower deck to plow leaves • Read , understand , and follow all instruc - or other debris which can cause build - tions in the manuat and on the machine up to occur . Clean any oil or fuel before starting . spillage before operating or storing the • Only allow responsible adults , who are machine . Allow machine to cool before familiar with the instructions , to operate storage . the machine . • Clear the area of objects such as rocks , H . SLOPE OPERATION toys , wire , etc . , which could be picked up and thrown by the blade . Slopes are a major factor related to loss - • Be sure the area is clear of other people of - control and tipover accidents , which can before mowing . Stop machine if anyone result in severe injury or death . All slopes enters the area . require extra caution . If you cannot back • Never carry passengers . up the slope or if you feel uneasy on it , do not mow it . • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - lutely necessary . Always look down and behind before and while backing . 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 Taft 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 ill . 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 . Never as - when necessary . sume that children will remain where you last saw them . * Mower blades are sharp and can cut . Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and * Keep children out of the mowing area 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 Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree before mowing . Stop machine if anyone limbs , etc . enters the area . Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Uneven terrain could overturn the machine . Tall Never carry passengers or children even with the blades off . grass can hide obstacles . Do not mow in reverse unless abso - Use slow speed . Choose a low gear lutely necessary . Always look down and so that you will not have to stop or shift behind before and while backing . while on the slope . Never carry children . They may fall off Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If and be seriously injured or interfere with tires lose traction , disengage the blades safe machine operation . and proceed slowly straight down the Keep children out of the mowing area slope . and under the watchful care of another If machine stops while going uphill , responsible adult . disengage blades , shift into reverse and Be alert and turn machine off if children back down slowly . enter the area . Do not turn on slopes unless necessary , Before and when backing , look behind and then , turn slowly and gradually and down for small children . downhill , if possible . Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , not across .
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In the state of California the above is re - PRODUCT SPECIFICATmONS quired by law ( Section 4442 of the Califor - Gasoline 4.0 nia Public Resources Code ) . Other states Capacityand rUnleaded may have similar laws . Federal laws apply Type : Regula on federal lands . A spark arrester for the OilType SAE 30 ( above32 ° F ) muffler is available through your nearest IAPFSG - SL ) : SAE 5W - 30 ( below 32 ° F Sears service center ( See REPAIR PARTS section of this manual ) . Oil Capacity : W / Filter : 3.5 Pints W / O Filter : 3.0 Pints REPAmR PROTECTmON Spark Plug : Champion RC12YC AGREEMENTS ( Gap : . 030 " ) Congratulations on making a smart pur - Forward : Ground Speed chase . Your new Craftsman ® product is 1st 1.2 ( MPH ) : designed and manufactured for years of 2nd 1.5 dependable operation . But like all products , 3rd 2.4 it may require repair from time to time . That's 4th 3.5 when having a Repair Protection Agreement 5th 4.8 can save you money and aggravation . 6th 5.3 Purchase a Repair Protection Agreement Reverse : 1.5 now and protect yourself from unexpected Tire Pressure : Front : 14 PSI hassle and expense . Rear : 10 PSI Here's what's included in the Agreement : Expert service by our 12,000 profe - Charging System : 9 Amps @ 3600 RPM sionat repair specialists . Battery : Amp / Hr : 28 Unlimited service and no charge for Min . CCA : 230 parts and labor on all covered repairs . Case Size : U1R Product replacement if your covered product can't be fixed . Blade Bolt Torque : 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . Discount of 10 % from regutar price of service and service - related parts not CONGRATULATmONS on your purchase of a new tractor . It has been designed , covered by the agreement ; also , 10 % off regular price of preventive mainte - engineered and manufactured to give you the nance check . best possible dependability and performance . * Fast help by phone - phone support Should you experience any problem you from a Sears technician on products cannot easily remedy , please contact a Sears or other qualified service center . requiring in - home repair , plus conve - nient repair scheduling . We have competent , well - trained techni - cians and the proper tools to service or Once you purchase the Agreement , a repair this tractor . simple phone call is all that it takes for you Please read and retain this manual . The to schedule service . You can call anytime instructions will enable you to assemble day or night , or schedule a service ap - and maintain your tractor properly . Always pointment online . observe the " SAFETY RULES " . Sears has over 12,000 professional repair CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITmES specialists , who have access to over 4.5 million quality parts and accessories . Read and observe the safety rules . That's the kind of professionalism you can Follow a regular schedule in main - count on to help prolong the life of your taining , caring for and using your tractor . * Follow the instructions under " Mainte - new purchase for years to come . Purchase nance " and " Storage " sections of this your Repair Protection Agreement today ! owner's manual . Some limitations and exclusions apply . For prices and additional information _ bWARNmNG : This tractor is equipped call 1 - 800 - 827 - 8655 . with an internal combustion engine and should not be used on or near any unim - SEARS INSTALLATmON SERVmCE proved forest - covered , brush - covered or For Sears professional installation of home grass - covered land unless the engine's appliances , garage door openers , water exhaust system is equipped with a spark heaters , and other major home items , in arrester meeting applicable local or state the U . S . A . call 1 - 800 - 4oMY - HOME ® laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it should be maintained in effective working order by the operator . 6
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Bubble Level Mower Leveling Wrench ( 1 ) Oil Drain Tube For Future Use ) Video Cassette Slope Sheet Keys ( 2 ) Keys " ' t Your , new tractor has been assembled at the factory . Review the video cassette before you begin . When right or left hand is mentioned in this manual , it means when you are in the oper - ating position ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . HOW TO SET UP YOUR TRACTOR TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM CHECK BATTERY CARTON 1 . Lift hood to raised position . UNPACK CARTON NOTE : If this battery is put into service af - 1 . Cut along dotted lines on all four pan - ter month and year indicated on label ( label els of carton . Remove end panels and located between terminals ) charge battery lay side panels flat . for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 amps . 2 . Remove protective materials from trac - ( See " BATTERY " in Maintenance section tor hood and grille . of this manual for charging instructions ) . mMPORTANT : Check for and remove any staples in skid that may puncture tires Lab ° , where tractor is to roll off skid .
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ADJUST SEAT 5 . Press lift lever plunger and raise attachment lift lever to its highest posi - 1 . Raise seat and loosen adjustment tion . knob . 6 . Start the engine . After engine has 2 . Lower seat into operating position and started , move throttle control to idle sit in seat . position . 3 . Slide seat until a comfortable position 7 . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full is reached which allows you to press " BRAKE " position and hold . Move gear - clutch / brake pedal all the way down . shift lever to 1st gear . 4 . Get off seat without moving its ad - 8 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal and justed position . slowly drive tractor off skid . 5 . Raise seat and tighten adjustment 9 . Apply brake to stop tractor , set park - knob securely . ing brake and place gearshift lever in neutral position . 10 . Turn ignition key to " STOP " position . Continue with the instructions that follow . REPOSITION RmGHT REAR GAUGE WHEEL For shipping purposes , the right rear Knob gauge wheel assembly is mounted upside down on the mower . Remove the gauge wheel assembly and reinstall from the NOTE : You may now roll or drive your bottom as shown . To adjust gauge wheels , tractor off the skid . Follow the appropriate see the Operation section in this manual . instruction below to remove the tractor from the skid . TO ROLLTRACTOR OFF SKmD ( See Operation section for mocation and function of controms ) 1 . Press lift lever plunger and raise attachment lift lever to its highest po - sition . 2 . Release parking brake by depressing clutch / brake pedal . 3 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) mNSTALL MULCHER PLATE position , 4 . Roll tractor forward off skid . ( If previousmy removed } 5 . Remove banding holding deflector 1 . Raise and hold deflector shield in up - shield up against tractor , right position . TO DRmVETRACTOR OFF SKID 2 . Place front of mulcher plate over front of mower deck opening and slide into ( See Operation section for mocation place , as shown . and function of controms ) 3 . Hook front latch into hole on front of _ IWARNmNG : Before starting , read , un - mower deck . derstand and follow all instructions in the 4 . Hook rear latch into hole on back of Operation section of this manual . Be sure mower deck . tractor is in a well - ventilated area . Be sure _ ICAUTmON : Do not remove deflector the area in front of tractor is clear of other shield from mower . 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 . 3 . Sit on seat in operating position , depress clutch / brake pedal and set the parking brake . 4 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) position . 8
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, / CHECKMST Deflector Before you operate and enjoy your new ShbUd tractor , we wish to assure that you receive the best performance and satisfaction from this Quality Product . Mulcher Please review the following checklist : v " All assembly instructions have been completed . v " No remaining loose parts in carton . v " Battery is properly prepared and charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . Latch v " Seat is adjusted comfortably and tight - Hooks ened securely . v " All tires are properly inflated . ( For ship - TO CONVERT TO BAGGING OR ping purposes , the tires were overin - DISCHARGmNG fiated at the factory ) . Simply remove mubher plate and store in v " Be sure mower deck is properly leveled a safe place . Your mower is now ready for side - to - sideifront - to - rear for best cutting discharging or installation of optional grass results . ( Tires must be properly inflated catcher accessory . for leveling ) . NOTE : It is not necessary to change v " Check mower and drive belts . Be sure blades . The mulcher blades are designed they are routed properly around pulleys for discharging and bagging also . and inside all belt keepers . v " Check wiring . See that all connections are still secure and wires are properly CHECK TmRE PRESSURE clamped . The tires on your tractor were ovedn - While learning how to use your tractor , pay fiated at the factory for shipping purposes . extra attention to the following important Correct tire pressure is important for best items : cutting performance . v " Engine oil is at proper level . Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in v " Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , regu - " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section lar unleaded gasoline . of this manual . v " Become familiar with all controls - their CHECK DECK LEVELNESS location and function . Operate them before you start the engine . For best cutting results , mower hous - ing should be properly leveled . See " TO v " Be sure brake system is in safe oper - LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the Service ating condition . and Adjustments section of this manual . CHECK FOR PROPER PosmoN OF ALL BELTS See the figures that are shown for replac - ing motion and mower blade drive belts in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . Verify that the belts are routed correctly . CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM After you learn how to operate your trac - tor , check to see that the brake is properly adjusted . See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual .
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Thesesymbols mayappearon yourtractor or inliteraturesuppliedwiththe product . Learnand understandtheir meaning . R N H L I ' - , I SLOW IGNITION REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW CHOKE FAST G G ENGINE OFF LIGHTS ON ENGINE ON ENGINE START PARKING BRAKE PARKING BRAKE PARKING BRAKE LOCKED UNLOCKED BATTERY REVERSE FORWARD OVER TEMP FUEL OIL PRESSURE MOWER HEIGHT MOWER LIFT LIGHT ® @ @ @ @ ATTACHMENT ATTACHMENT CLUTCH ENGAGED CLUTCH DISENGAGED KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) DANGER indicatesa 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 indicatesa 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 indicatesa hazard which , death . The safety alert symbol if not avoided , could result in death , serious injury is used to identify safety inform - and / or property damage . ation about hazards which can FIRE indicatesa hazard which , if not avoided , result in death , serious injury could result in death , serious injury and / or and / or property damage . property damage . 10
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KNOW YOUR TRACTOR READ THINSOWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATmNG 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 . iht Switch Position Hourmeter ignition Switch Attachment Clutch Lever Lift Lever Plunger Attachment Th rottle / Choke Lift Lever Control Parking Brake Lever Gearshift Lever 02785 Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards anstitute . AMMETER - Indicates charging ( + ) or mGNmON 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 UFT LEVER - Used to UGHT SWmTCH POSmON - Turns the raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck or headlights on and off . PARKmNG 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 . HOURI _ IETER - indicates hours of operation . GEARSHmFT LEVER - Selects the speed and direction of tractor . 11
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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 NOTE : Under certain conditions when tractor is standing idle with the engine TO SET PARKmNG BRAKE running , hot engine exhaust gases may Your tractor is equipped with an operator cause " browning " of grass . To eliminate presence sensing switch . When engine this possibility , always stop engine when is running , any attempt by the operator stopping tractor on grass areas . to leave the seat without first setting the A parking brake will shut off the engine . _ CAUTmON : Always stop tractor com - 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedaf all the way pletely , as described above , before leaving down and hold . the operator's position . 2 . Pull parking brake lever up and release TO USE THROTTLE CONTROL pressure from clutch / brake pedal . Always operate engine at full throttle . Pedal should remain in brake position . * Operating engine at less than full Make sure parking brake will hold trac - tor secure . throttle reduces the battery charging rate . Attachment CUutchSwitch Full throttle offers the best bagging and Pull out to " Engage " ThrottUe / Choke mower performance . TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD The direction and speed of movement is controlled by the gearshift lever . 1 . Start tractor with clutch / brake pedal de - pressed and gearshift lever in neutral Key ( N ) position . 2 . Move gearshift lever to desired po - sition . Position Lever " Disengaged " Parking Brake Push in to 3 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal to Position " Engaged " Position " Disengage " start movement . mMPORTANT : Bring tractor to a complete STOPPmNG stop before shifting or changing gears . MOWER BLADES - Failure to do so will shorten the useful life To stop mower blades , push attachment of your transaxle . clutch switch in to disengaged position . TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT GROUND DRIVE - The position of the attachment lift lever To stop ground drive , depress clutch / determines the cutting height . brake pedal all the way down . Grasp lift lever . Move gearshift lever to neutral ( N ) posi - Press plunger with thumb and move tion . lever to desired position . The cutting height range is approxi - ENGINE - mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " . The heights are mea - Move throttle control to slow position . sured from the ground to the blade tip with NOTE : Failure to move throttle control to the engine not running . These heights slow position to atlow engine to idle before are approximate and may vary depending stopping may cause engine to " 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 The average lawn should be cut to approxi - leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized mately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the cool season use . and to over 3 inches during hot months . Never use choke to stop engine . For healthier and better looking lawns , mow mMPORTANT : Leaving the ignition switch often and after moderate growth . in any position other than " STOP " will cause the battery to discharge and go dead . 12
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TO STOP MOWER BLADES - For best cutting performance , grass over 6 inches in height should be mowed disengage attachment clutch control . twice . Make the first cut relatively high ; _ ICAUTION : Do not operate the mower the second to desired height . without either the entire grass catcher , on mowers so equipped , or the deflector TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS shield in place . Gauge wheels are properly adjusted Attachment CUutch Switch Attachemnt when they are slightly off the ground when Pull Out To " Engage " mower is at the desired cutting height in Lift Lever High operating position . Gauge wheels then 9 Position keep the deck in proper position to help prevent scalping in most terrain conditions . . : , , 74 _ . _ . . _ . _ Low NOTE : Be sure tractor is on a flat level Position surface . 1 . Lower mower and adjust mower to de - sired cutting height ( See " TO ADJUST Shield MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT " in this section of manual ) . Deflector 2 . Remove retainer spring and clevis pin which secure each gauge wheel bar . 3 . Lower gauge wheels to ground . Raise TO OPERATE ON HILLS gauge wheels slightly to align holes _ , WARNING : Do not drive up or down in bracket and gauge wheel bar and insert clevis pin . Gauge wheels should hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and do be slightly off the ground . not drive across any slope . Use the slope 4 . Replace retainer spring into clevis pin . guide at the back of this manual . 5 . Be sure all gauge wheels are in the • Choose the slowest speed before start - same setting . ing up or down hills . mMPORTANT : Be sure to readjust gauge • Avoid stopping or changing speed on hills . wheels if you change the cutting height of the mower deck . • If slowing is necessary , move throttle control lever to slower position . Retainer • If stopping is absolutely necessary , push Spring clutch / brake pedal quickly to brake posi - tion and engage parking brake . • Move gearshift lever to 1st gear . Be sure you have allowed room for tractor to roll slightly as you restart movement . To restart movement , slowly release parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . • Make all turns slowly . Clevis TO TRANSPORT Pin , , Raise attachment lift to highest position with attachment lift control . TO OPERATE MOWER , , When pushing or towing your tractor , Your tractor is equipped with an operator be sure gearshift lever is in neutral ( N ) presence sensing switch . Any attempt position . by the operator to leave the seat with the , , Do not push or tow tractor at more than engine running and the attachment clutch five ( 5 ) MPH . engaged will shut off the engine . You must NOTE : To protect hood from damage remain fully and centrally positioned in the when transporting your tractor on a truck seat to prevent the engine from hesitating or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and or cutting off when operating your equip - secured to tractor . Use an appropriate ment on rough , rolling terrain or hills . means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , 1 . Select desired height of cut . etc . ) . 2 . Start mower blades by engaging at - tachment clutch control . 13
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TOWING CARTS AND OTHER ATTACH - Acidic gas can damage the fuel system rvIENTS of an engine while in storage . To avoid engine problems , the fuel system should Tow only the attachments that are recom - be emptied before storage of 30 days mended by and comply with specifications or longer . Drain the gas tank , start the of the manufacturer of your tractor . Use engine and let it run until the fuel lines common sense when towing . Too heaw and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel of a load , while on a slope , is dangerous . next season . See Storage Instructions for Tires can lose traction with the ground and additional information . Never use engine cause you to lose control of your tractor . or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE tank or permanent damage may occur . CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL TO START ENGINE The engine in your tractor has been When starting the engine for the first time shipped , from the factory , already filled or if the engine has run out of fuel , it will with summer weight oil . take extra cranking time to move fuel from 1 . Check engine oil with tractor on level the tank to the engine . ground . 1 . Sit on seat in operating position , 2 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe depress clutch / brake pedal and set clean , reinsert the dipstick and screw parking brake . cap tight , wait for a few seconds , re - 2 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) move and read oil level . If necessary , position . add oil until " FULL : ' mark on dipstick is 3 . Move attachment clutch to disengaged reached . Do not overfill . position . For cold weather operation you should 4 . Move throttle control to choke position . change oil for easier starting ( See the NOTE : Before starting , read the warm oil viscosity chart in the Maintenance and cold starting procedures below . section of this manual ) . 5 . Insert key into ignition and turn key To change engine oil , see the Mainte - clockwise to start position and release nance section in this manual . key as soon as engine starts . Do ADD GASOLINE not run starter continuously for more Fill fuel tank to bottom of filler neck . Do than fifteen seconds per minute . If the not overfill . Use fresh , clean , regular engine does not start after several unleaded gasoline with a minimum of attempts , move throttle control to fast 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline will position , wait a few minutes and try increase carbon and lead oxide deposits again . If engine still does not start , and reduce valve life ) . Do not mix oil move the throttle control back to the with gasoline . Purchase fuel in quan - choke position and retry . tities that can be used within 30 days to WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and assure fuel freshness . above ) , I _ I , CAUTION : Wipe off any spilled oil or 6 . When engine starts , move the throttle fuel . Do not store , spill or use gasoline control to the fast position . near an open flame . The attachments and ground drive can IMPORTANT : When operating in temper - now be used . If the engine does not atures below32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , clean accept the load , restart the engine and winter grade gasoline to help insure good allow it to warm up for one minute using cold weather starting . the choke as described above . CAUTION : Alcohol blended fuels ( called COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can below ) attract moisture which leads to separa - tion and formation of acids during storage . 6 . When engine starts , leave throttle control in choke position until engine warms up and begins to run roughly . Once rough running begins , imme - diately move the throttle control to the fast position . Engine warm - up may take from several seconds to several minutes ( the colder the temperature , the longer the warm - up ) . 14
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COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and Always operate engine at full throttle when mowing to assure better mowing below ) performance and proper discharge of 6 . When engine starts , leave throttle material . Regulate ground speed by control in choke position until engine selecting a low enough gear to give the warms up and begins to run roughly . mower cutting performance as well as Once rough running begins , imme - the quality of cut desired . diately move the throttle control to the When operating attachments , select a fast position . Engine warm - up may ground speed that will suit the terrain take from several seconds to several and give best performance of the at - minutes ( the colder the temperature , tachment being used . the longer the warm - up ) . The attachments can also be used dur - MULCHmNG MOWmNG TIPS ing the engine warm - up period . mMPORTANT : For best performance , keep NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 mower housing free of built - up grass and feet ) or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) trash . Clean after each use . the carburetor fuel mixture may need to The special mulching blade will recut be adjusted for best engine performance the grass clippings many times and ( see " TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the reduce them in size so that as they fall Service and Adjustments section of this onto the lawn they will disperse into manual ) . the grass and not be noticed . Also , the MOWmNG TIPS mulched grass will biodegrade quickly Mower should be properly leveled for to provide nutrients for the lawn . Always best mowing performance . See " TO mulch with your highest engine ( blade ) LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the speed as this will provide the best recut - Service and Adjustments section of this ting action of the blades . manual . Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . The left hand side of mower should be Wet grass tends to form clumps and interferes with the mulching action . The used for trimming . best time to mow your lawn is the early Drive so that clippings are discharged afternoon . At this time the grass has onto the area that has already been dried , the newly cut area will not be cut . Have the cut area to the right of exposed to direct sunlight . the tractor . This will result in a more o For best results , adjust the mower even distribution of clippings and more cutting height so that the mower cuts uniform cutting . off only the top one - third of the grass When mowing large areas , start by blades . For extremely heavy grass , re - turning to the right so that clippings will duce your width of cut on each pass and discharge away from shrubs , fences , mow slowly . driveways , etc . After one or two rounds , mow in the opposite direction making left hand turns until finished . MAX 1 / 3 f J J Certain types of grass and grass 00272 conditions may require that an area be If grass is extremely tall , it should be mulched a second time to completely mowed twice to reduce load and pos - hide the clippings . When doing a sec - sible fire hazard from dried clippings . ond cut , mow across ( perpendicular ) to Make first cut relatively high ; the second the first cut path . to the desired height . Change your cutting pattern from week Do not mow grass when it is wet . to week . Mow north to south one week Wet grass will plug mower and leave then change to east to west the next undesirable clumps . Allow grass to dry week . This will help prevent matting and before mowing . graining of the lawn . 15
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F , L , L , DATES AS COMPLETE . . . . . . REGSUELARRV , OE f y4 yA TS ERVED'CATES Check Brake Operation _ 1 _ t _ Check Tire Pressure Check Operator Presence and T Interlock Systems If R Check for Loose Fasteners If I _ s If A Sharpen / Replace Mower Blades li # 13 C Lubrication Chart tf If 0 Check Battery Level 1 _ 4 a Clean Battery and Terminals _ If Check Transaxle Cooling i , , ' Check V - Belts If Check Engine Oil Level _ If Change Engine Oil ( with oil filter ) I _ $ 1,2 E Change Engine Oil ( without oil filter ) 11 _ ' 1,2 N Clean Air Filter 11 _ 2 G Clean Air Screen 1 _ 112 Arrester i / I Inspect Muffler / Spark E Replace Oil Filter ( If equipped ) 1 _ , 2 Clean Engine Cooling Fins If 2 Replace Spark Plug I _ If Replace Air Filter Paper Cartridge 1 _ ' 2 Replace Fuel Filter 3 - Replace blades more often when mowing in sandy soil . 1 - Change more often when operating under a heavy load or in high ambient temperatures . 4 - Not required if equipped with maintenance - free battery . 2 - Service more often when operatinq in dirty or dusty conditions . 5 - Tighten front axle pivot bolt to 35 ft , - Ibs , maximum . GENERAL RECOMMENDATmONS LUBRmCATION CHART The warranty on this tractor does not cover items that have been subjected to @ Sl : - - @ Spindb Zerk Zerk operator abuse or negligence . To receive full value from the warranty , operator must maintain tractor as instructed in this manual . @ Front Wheel , @ Front Wheel Some adjustments will need to be made Bearing Bearing Zerk Zerk periodically to properly maintain your tractor . At least once a season , check to see if @ Engine . you should make any of the adjustments described in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . At least once a year you should replace Pivots the spark plug , clean or replace air filter , and check blades and belts for wear . ( gSAE 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 mlVlPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the pivot points which have special nylon 1 . Check engine oil level . bearings . Viscous lubricants will attract 2 . Check brake operation . dust and dirt that will shorten the life of the 3 . Check tire pressure . self - lubricating bearings . If you feet they 4 . Check operator presence and must be lubricated , use only a dry , pow - interlock systems for proper operation . 5 . Check for loose fasteners . dered graphite type lubricant sparingly . 16
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TRACTOR 4 . Reassemble blade bolt , lock washer and flat washer in exact order as Always observe safety rubs when per - shown . forming any maintenance . 5 . Tighten blade bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . BRAKE OPERATmON Lbs . torque ) . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet mlVIPORTANT : Blade bolt is heat treated . stopping distance at high speed in highest If bolt needs replacing , replace only with gear , then brake must be adjusted . ( See approve bolt shown in the Repair Parts . " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and Mandrel As , ' ; embly Adjustments section of this manual ) . Trailing e TmRES Edge Up Center , Maintain proper air pressure in all tires ( See " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " Flat Washer section of this manual ) . Lock VVasher * Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect control chemicals which can harm rub - ber . * Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp TO SHARPEN BLADE objects and other hazards that may NOTE : We do not recommend sharp - cause tire damage . ening blade - but if you do , be sure the NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent blade is balanced . flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant Care should be taken to keep the blade may be purchased from your local parts balanced . An unbalanced blade will cause dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . excessive vibration and eventual damage OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM to mower and engine . , The blade can be sharpened with a file Be sure operator presence and interlock or on a grinding wheel . Do not attempt systems are working properly . If your trac - to sharpen while on the mower . tor does not function as described , repair To check blade balance , you will need a the problem immediately . 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a cone , The engine should not start unless the balancer . ( When using a cone balancer , clutch / brake pedal is fully depressed follow the instructions supplied with and attachement clutch control is in the balancer . ) disengaged position . NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing When the engine is running , any at - blade . The lobes of the center hole may tempt by the operator to leave the seat appear to be centered , but are not . without first setting the parking brake Slide blade on to an unthreaded portion should shut off the engine . of the steel bolt or pin and hold the When the engine is running and the bolt or pin parallel with the ground . If attachment clutch is engaged , any at - blade is balanced , it should remain in a tempt by the operator to leave the seat horizontal position . If either end of the should shut off the engine . blade moves downward , sharpen the The attachment clutch should never op - heavy end until the blade is balanced . erate unless the operator is in the seat . BLADE CARE For best results mower blades must be kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged 5 / 8 " Bolt Blade Pin blades . BLADE REMOVAL Center Hob 1 . Raise mower to highest position to al - BATTERY low access to blades . Your tractor has a battery charging system 2 . Remove blade bolt , lock washer and which is sufficient for normal use . How - flat washer securing blade . ever , periodic charging of the battery with 3 . Install new or resharpened blade an automotive charger will extend its life . with trailing edge up towards deck as Keep battery and terminals clean . shown . , Keep battery bolts tight . mMPORTANT : To ensure proper assembly , Keep small vent holes open . center hole in blade must align with star on mandrel assembly . 17 " Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour .
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Checkthe crankcaseoil levelbeforestart - NOTE : The toriginalequipmentbatteryon yourtractor is maintenancefree . Do no ing the engine and after each eight ( 8 ) / attemptto openor removecapsor covers . hours of operation . Tightenoil fill capckthe Addingor checkinglevelof electrolyteis dipsticksecurelyeachtime youche oil level . not necessary . TO CHANGEENGINEOIL TO CLEAN BATTERYANDTERMINALS Determinetemperaturerangeexpected Corrosionand dirt onthe " batteryand beforeoil change . All oil mustmeetAPI terminalscan causethe batteryto leak " service classificationSG - SLelsurface . power . Besure tractor is on lev 1 . Removeterminalguard . Oilwill drainmorefreelywhenwarm . 2 . DisconnectBLACKbatterycablefirste Catchoil in a suitablecontainer . then RED batterycableand remov 1 . Removeoil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful batteryfrom tractor . notto allowdirt to enterthe engine 3 . Rinsethe batterywith plainwaterand whenchangingoil . dry . 2 . Removeyellowcapfrom end of drain 4 . Cleanterminalsand batterycableends valveand installthe draintube ontothe with wire brushuntil bright . 5 . Coatterminalswith greaseor petro - fitting . OilDrainValve leumjelly . 6 . Reinstallbattery ( See " REPLACING BATTERY " inthe SERVICEAND AD - JUSTMENTSsection of this manual ) . TRANSAXLE COOLING Keeptransaxlefree from build - upof dirt Drain and chaff whichcan restrictcooling . Tube 3 . Unlock drain valve by pushing inward Check V - belts for deterioration and wear slightly and turning counterclockwise . after 100 hours of operation and replace 4 . To open , pull out on the drain valve . if necessary . The belts are not adjustable . 5 . After oil has drained completely , close Replace belts if they begin to slip from and lock the drain valve by pushing wear . inward and turning clockwise until the pin is in the locked position as shown . 6 . Remove the drain tube and replace the LUBRmCATmON cap onto the end of the drain valve . Only use high quality detergent oil rated 7 . Refill engine with oil through oil fill dip - with API service classification SG - SL stick tube . Pour slowly . Do not overfill . Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade For approximate capacity see " PROD - according to your expected operating UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this temperature . manual . 8 . Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for SAE VISCOSITY GRADES checking level . For accurate reading , tighten dipstick cap securely onto the tube before removing dipstick . Keep oil F at " FULF ' line on dipstick . Tighten cap c - 1o - 2o - lo _ _ ' o _ o _ o 40 TEMPERATURE RANGE ANTICIPATED BEFORE NEXT OIL CHANGE onto the tube securely when finished . oi | vi _ chart1 e ENGmNE OraL FmLTER NOTE : Although multi - viscosky oils Replace the engine oil filter every season ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) improve starting in or every other oil change if the tractor is cold weather , they will result in increased used more than 100 hours in one year . oil consumption when used above 32 ° R Check your engine oil level more frequent - AIR FILTER ly to avoid possible engine damage from Your engine will not run properly using a running low on oil . dirty air filter . Replace pre - cleaner after Change the oil after every 50 hours of op - every 25 hours of operation or every eration or at least once a year if the tractor season . Service paper cartridge every is not used for 50 hours in one year . 100 hours of operation or every season , 18whichever occurs first .
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Clean out chaff and debris Serviceair cleanermoreoften underdusty conditions . Air Screen 1 . Pull up on air filter coverhandleand rotatetowardsengine . 2 . Removecover . 3 . Carefullyremoveair filter cartridgeand pre - cleanerfrom base . 4 . Cleanbasecarefullyto preventdebris fromfalling intocarburetor . NOTE : If very dirty or damaged , replace cartridge . 5 . Place new pre - cleanerand cartridge firmly in base . 6 . Aligntabs on coverwith slots in blower MUFFLER housingand replacecover . Inspect and replace corroded muffler and 7 . Hook handleon coverand pushdown spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could cre - on handleto close . ate a fire hazard and / or damage . mMPORTANTP : etroleumsolvents , suchan SPARK PLUG ( S ) as kerosene , are notto be used to cle Replace spark plug ( s ) at the beginning the cartridge . Theymaycause deterio - of each mowing season or after every rationof the cartridge . Do notoil car - 100 hours of operation , whichever occurs tridge . Do not usepressurizedair to clean first . Spark plug type and gap setting are cartridge . shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual . mN - UNE FUEL FmLTER _ _ Handb The fuel filter should be replaced once each season . If fuel filter becomes clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbu - retor , replacement is required . 1 . With engine cool , remove filter and plug fuel line sections . j Cover 2 . Place new fuel filter in position in fuel line with arrow pointing towards carbu - retor . Cartridge 3 . Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and clamps are properly positioned . 4 . Immediately wipe up any spilled gaso - line . CUamp _ _ CUamp I Filter Slots CLEAN AiR SCREEN , , Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . Air screen must be kept free of dirt and of all foreign matter . chaff to prevent engine damage from Keep finished surfaces and wheels free overheating . Clean with a wire brush or of all gasoline , oil , etc . compressed air to remove dirt and stub - Protect painted surfaces with auto - born dried gum fibers . motive type wax . ENGmNE COOUNG SYSTEM We do not recommend using a garden hose or pressure washer to clean your Debris may clog the engine's air cool - tractor unless the engine and transmis - ing system . Remove blower housing and sion are covered to keep water out . Water clean area shown to prevent overheating in engine or transmission will shorten the and engine damage . useful life of your tractor . Use compressed air or a leaf blower to remove grass , 191eaves and trash from tractor and mower .
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WARNmNGT : O AVOmDSERmOUSmNJURYB , EFOREPERFORMmNGANY SERVmCEOR ADJUSTMENTS : 1 . Depressclutch / brakepedalfully and set parkingbrake . 2 . Placegearshift leverin neutral ( N ) position . 3 . Placeattachmentclutch in " DISENGAGED " position . 4 . Turnignition keyto " STOP " and removekey . 5 . Makesure the bladesand all movingparts havecompletelystopped . 6 . Disconnectspark plugwire from spark plugand placewire whereit cannot come in contactwith plug . mMPORTANT : If an attachment other than TRACTO £ the mower deck is to be mounted on the TO REI _ IOVEMOWER tractor , remove the front links . Mowerwill beeasierto removefrom the TO mNSTALL MOWER rightside of tractor . 1 . Raise attachment lift lever to its highest 1 . Placeattachmentclutchswitchin " DIS - position . ENGAGED " position . 2 . Slide mower under tractor with deflec - 2 . Moveattachmentlift leverforwardto tor shield to right side of tractor . lowermowerto its lowest position . 3 . Lower lift lever to its lowest position . 3 . Roll beltoff electricclutchpulley . 4 . Connect front links to mower deck and 4 . Disconnectanti - swaybarfrom chassis secure with retainer springs . bracketby removingretainerspring . 5 . Connect suspension arms to rear 5 . Disconnectsuspensionarms from rear deck brackets and secure with retainer deckbracketsby removingretainer springs . springs . 6 . Connect anti - sway bar to chassis 6 . Disconnectfront linksfrom deckby bracket and secure with retainer spring . removingretainersprings . 7 . Install belt into electric clutch pulley 7 . Raiselift leverto raisesuspension groove . arms . Slide mowerout from undertrac - tor . Electric Clutch Pulley Suspension Arms Retainer Spring Front Link \ \ Retainer Springs ( Both Sides ) Anti - Sway Bar Retainer Spring , j _ De _ lector Shield 20
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TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSmNG Bottom Edge of Bottom Edge of Adjust the mower while tractor is parked on level ground or driveway . Make sure tires are properly inflated ( See " PROD - UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual ) . If tires are over or undednflated , you will not properly adjust your mower . SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT WITH Suspension Arm BUBBLE LEVEL NOTE : If necessary , check side - to - side surface below tractor for levelness with a long board and the bubble level . • Using the lift lever , place mower in position Lift Link Adjustment Nut where no part of the mower , including FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT gauge wheels , is touching the ground . • From left side of tractor , find the level mMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to - decal on top of mower and place bubble side . If the following front - to - back adjust - level on decal as indicated . ment is necessary , be sure to adjust both Mower is level side - to - side when bubble is front links equally so mower will stay between the two lines in the bubble level . level side - to - side . • If adjustment is necessary , under left To obtain the best cutting results , the mower hand footrest , turn lift link adjustment housing should be adjusted so that the front nut ( above yellow cap ) in appropriate is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower than the direction to bring bubble between the rear when the mower is in its highest position . lines in the bubble level . Check adjustment on right side of tractor . • Remove bubble level from mower and Measure distance " D " directly in front of store in a safe place . and behind the mandrel at bottom edge of mower housing as shown . • Before making any necessary adjust - ments , check that both front links are equal in length . If links are not equal in length , adjust one link to same length as other link . Brake To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " on both front links an equal number of turns . PedaU / f - _ \ 45 Left Hand Footrest • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " o o _ . . . . . . . 7 _ against trunnion on both front links . • To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " from trunnion on both front links . Tighten nut " E " on both front links an equal num - ber of turns . The two front links must ALTERNATE SIDE - TO - SIDE remain equal in length . ADJUSTMENT METHOD • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower • Raise mower to its highest position . at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , trunnion on both front links . measure height from bottom edge of • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . mower to ground . Distance " A " on both Measure distance " D " directly in front of sides of mower should be the same or and behind the mandrel at bottom edge of within 1 / 4 " of each other . mower housing as shown . If adjustment is necessary , make adjust - Before making any necessary adjust - ment on one side of mower only . ments , check that both front links are • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift equal in length . link adjustment nut on that side . • If links are not equal in length , adjust • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift one link to same length as other link . link adjustment nut on that side . • To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " on NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut both front links an equal number of turns . will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " • Recheck measurements after ad - lower at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " justing . against trunnion on both front links . 21
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Mandrel Idler To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " from trunnion on both front links . Tighten nut " E " on both front links an equal num - ber of turns . The two front links must remain equal in length . When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against trunnion on both front links . Mandrel Recheck side - to - side adjustment . TO CHECK AND ADJUST BRAKE Your tractor is equipped with an adjustable brake system which is mounted on the right side of the transaxle . BOTH FRONT LINKS MUST BE EQUALIN If tractor requires more than five ( 5 ) feet to LENGTH stop at highest speed in highest gear on a level , dry concrete or paved surface , then brake must be checked and adjusted . TO CHECK BRAKE 1 . Park tractor on a level , dry concrete or paved surface , depress clutch / brake pedal all the way down and engage parking brake . 2 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) position . Nut " F " The rear wheels must lock and skid when Trunnion you try to manually push the tractor for - ward . If the rear wheels rotate , the brake needs to be adjusted or the pads need to be replaced . TO ADJUST BRAKE 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal all the way Front Links down and engage parking brake . 2 . Measure distance between brake oper - TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRmVE ating arm and nut " A " on brake rod . BELT 3 . If distance is other than 1 - 1 / 2 " , loosen The mower blade drive belt may be re - jam nut and turn nut " A " until distance placed without tools . Park the tractor on becomes 1 - 1 / 2 " . Retighten jam nut level surface . Engage parking brake . against nut " A " . 4 . Road test tractor for proper stopping BELT REMOVAL - distance as stated above . Readjust 1 . Remove mower from tractor ( See " TO if necessary . If stopping distance is REMOVE MOWER " in this section of still greater than five ( 5 ) feet in highest manual ) . gear , further maintenance is neces - 2 . Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and sary . Replace brake pads or contact a idler pulleys . Sears or other qualified service center . 3 . Pull belt away from mower . With Parking Brake " Engaged " BELT INSTALLATION - 1 . Work belt around both mandrel pulleys and idler pulleys 2 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves and inside all belt guides . 3 . Install mower ( See " To Install Mower " in this section of this manual ) . o Arm 22
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TO REPLACE MOTmON DRmVE BELT NOTE : When the tractor rear wheels move freely , the transaxb is in neutral . Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . For assistance , there is a 2 . Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the belt installation guide decal on bottom side right rear wheel . of left footrest . 3 . Position the gear shift lever in the neu - tral ( N ) position . BELT REMOVAL - 4 . Tighten adjustment bolt securely . 1 . Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE NOTE : If additional clearance is needed MOWER " in this section of manual ) . to get to adjustment bolt , move mower NOTE : Observe entire motion drive belt deck height to the lowest position . and position of all belt guides and keepers . 2 . Disconnect clutch wire harness . Neutral Lock Gate 3 . Remove clutch Iocator . Gearshift 4 . Remove belt from stationary idler and clutching idler . 5 . Remove belt downward from engine pulley and around electric clutch . 6 . Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . Remove belt upwards from transaxb pulley by deflecting belt keepers . - - , , _ . o . , Adjustment Bolt 7 . Remove belt from center span keeper TO ADJUST STEERmNG WHEEL AUGN - and pull belt away from tractor . MENT BELT INSTALLATION - If steering wheel crossbars are not 1 . Carefully work new belt down between horizontal ( left to right ) when wheels are transaxle belt keepers and onto the positioned straight forward , remove steer - input pulley . ing wheel and reassemble with crossbars 2 . Slide belt into the center span keeper . horizontal . Tighten securely . 3 . Pull belt toward front of tractor and rofl FRONT WHEEL TOE = IN / CAMBER belt around electric clutch and onto The front wheel toe - in and camber are not engine pulley . adjustable on your tractor . If damage has 4 . Install belt through stationary idler and occurred to affect the front wheel toe - in or clutching idler . camber , contact a Sears or other qualified 5 . Reinstall clutch Iocator and tighten nut service center . securely . 6 . Reconnect clutch harness . TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS 7 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves 1 . Block up axle securely . and inside all belt guides and keepers . 2 . Remove axle cover , retaining ring and 8 . Install mower ( See " TO INSTALL washers to allow wheel removal ( rear MOWER " in this section of manual ) . wheels have a square key - Do not lose ) . Electric Clutch 3 . Repair tire and reassemble . Clutch Locator NOTE : On rear wheels only : align Clutching grooves in rear wheel hub and axle . Insert Idler square key . 4 . Replace washers and snap retaining Stationary Idler ring securely in axle groove . 5 . Replace axle cover . NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent Center Span flat tires due to slow leaks , purchase and Keeper use tire sealant from Sears . Tire sealant Clutch also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . Transaxle Wi re Pulley Harness Washers TRANSAXLE GEAR SHIFT LEVER NEU - Retaining TRAL ADJUSTMENT Axle The transaxle should be in neutral when Cover the gear shift lever is in neutral ( N ) ( lock gate ) position . The adjustment is preset at the factory ; however , if adjustment is needed , proceed as follows : Square Key Only ) _ . j . _ - _ ' ( Rear Wheel 1 . Make sure transaxle is in neutral ( N ) . 23
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TO STARTENGINEWiTH A WEAK BAT - 6 . First connect RED battery cable to TERY positive ( + ) battery terminal with hex bolt and keps nut as shown . Tighten , _ kWARNmNG : Lead - acidbatteriesgen - securely . erateexplosivegases . Keepsparks , flame 7 . Connect BLACK grounding cable to andsmoking materialsawayfrom bat - negative ( - ) battery terminal with re - teries . Alwayswear eyeprotectionwhen maining hex bolt and keps nut . Tighten aroundbatteries . securely If your batteryis too weakto start the 8 . Close terminal access doors . engine , it shouldbe recharged . ( See " BAT - 9 . Close hood . TERY " in the MAINTENANCEsectionof mex this manual ) . BoUt If " jumpercables " are usedfor emergency starting , followthis procedure : IMPORTANT : Yourtractor isequipped with a 12volt system . The tothervehicle must also bea 12volt system . Do no use Positive ( Red ) your tractorbatteryto start othervehicles . CabUe TO ATTACHJUMPERCABLES - Negative ( BUack ) 1 . Connectone end of the REDcable CaMe to the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each battery ( A - B ) , takingcare not to short TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB againsttractor chassis . 1 . Raise hood . 2 . Connectone end of the BLACKcable 2 . Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal ( C ) of backside of the grill . fullychargedbattery . 3 . Replace bulb in holder and push bulb 3 . Connectthe otherend of the BLACK holder securely back into the hole in cable ( D ) to goodchassisground , the backside of the grill . awayfrom fueltank and battery . 4 . Close hood . TO REMOVECABLES , REVERSE mNTERLOCKS AND RELAYS ORDER - Loose or damaged wiring may cause 1 . BLACKcablefirst from chassis and your tractor to run poorly , stop running , or thenfrom the fullychargedbattery . prevent it from starting . 2 . RED cablelast from both batteries . , _ Check wiring . See electrical wiring diagram in the Repair Parts section . TO REPLACE FUSE Replace with 20 amp automotive - type plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located behind the dash . DD TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL AS - 02614 SEMBLY Weak or Dead Fully Charged 1 . Raise hood . Battery Battery 2 . Unsnap headlight wire connector . 3 . Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood at REPLACING BATTERY sides , tilt toward engine and lift off of n _ asWARNmNG : Do not short battery termi - tractor . by allowing a wrench or any other object 4 . When replacing hood , be sure to re - to contact both terminals at the same time . connect the headlight wire connector . Before connecting battery , remove metal bracelets , wristwatch bands , rings , etc . Positive terminal must be connected first to prevent sparking from accidental grounding . 1 . Lift hood to raised position . Connector 2 . Remove terminal guard . 3 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable then RED battery cable and carefully remove battery from tractor . 4 . Install new battery with terminals in same position as old battery . 5 . Reinstall terminal guard . 24
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mMPORTANT : Damage to the needle valve and the seat in carburetor may result Maintenance , repair , or replacement of the if screw is turned in too tight . emission control devices and systems , which are being done at the customers expense , PRELIMINARY SETTING - may be performed by any non - road engine 1 . Air cleaner assembly must be assem - repair establishment or individual . Warranty bled to the carburetor when making repairs must be performed by an authorized carburetor adjustments . engine manufacturer's service outlet . 2 . Be sure the throttle control cable is adjusted properly ( see above ) . TO ADJUST THROTTLE CONTROL FINAL SETTING - The throttle control has been preset at the 1 . Start engine and allow to warm for five factory and adjustment should not be nec - minutes . Make final adjustments with essary . Check adjustment as described engine running and shift / motion control below before loosening cable . If adjust - lever in neutral ( N ) position . ment is necessary , proceed as follows : 2 . Move throttle control lever to slow posi - 1 . With engine not running , move throttle tion . With finger , rotate and hold throttle control lever from slow to choke posi - lever against idle speed screw . Turn tion . Slowly move lever from choke to idle speed screw to attain 1750 RPM . fast position . 3 . While still holding throttle lever against 2 . Check that holes " A " in governor idle speed screw , turn idle mixture valve full travel clockwise then coun - control lever and hole in governor plate line - up . If holes " A " are not aligned , terclockwise until engine runs rough . loosen clamp screw and move throttle Turn valve to a point midway between cable until holes are aligned . Tighten those two positions . Release throttle lever . clamp screw securely . Governor ControU Lever Governor ACCELERATION TEST - PUate 4 . Move throttle control lever from slow to fast position . If engine hesitates or dies , turn idle mixture valve out ( coun - terclockwise ) 1 / 8 turn . Repeat test and continue to adjust , if necessary , until engine accelerates smoothly . HoUes ThrottUe High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do CUamp CaMe Screw not adjust - damage may result . mMPORTANT : Never tamper with the TO ADJUST CARBURETOR engine governor , which is factory set NOTE : The carburetor on this engine is for proper engine speed . Overspeed - low emission . It is equipped with an idle ing the engine above the factory high fuel adjusting needle with a limiter cap , speed setting can be dangerous . If you which allows some adjustment within the think the engine - governed high speed limits allowed by the cap . Do not attempt needs adjusting , contact a Sears or other to remove the limker cap . The limiter cap qualified service center , which has proper cannot be removed without breaking the equipment and experience to make any adjusting needle . necessary adjustments . The carburetor has been preset at the factory and adjustment should not be nec - Idle Speed [ - Throttle essary . However , minor adjustment may Screw Lever be required to compensate for differences in fuel , temperature , altitude or load . If the carburetor does need adjustment , proceed as follows : In general , turning idle mixture valve in ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of fuel to the engine giving a leaner fuel / air mix - ture . Turning the idle mixture valve out ( counterclockwise ) increases the supply With Limiter of fuel to the engine giving a richer fuel / air mixture . 25
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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 acids during storage . Acidic gas can dam - _ I , CAUTmON : Never store the tractor 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 Empty the fuel tank by starting the en - or spark . Allow the engine to cool before gine and letting it run until the fuel lines storing in any enclosure . 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 empty the gas tank and 3 . Lubricate as shown in the Maintenance carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . section of this manual . ENG ( NE 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 . 5 . Touch up all rusted or chipped paint 1 . Remove spark plug ( s ) . surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . 2 . Pour one ounce of oil through spark BATTERY plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) . 3 . Turn ignition key to " START " position Fully charge the battery for storage . for a few seconds to distribute oil . After a period of time in storage , battery 4 . Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . may require recharging . To help prevent corrosion and power 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 form and will cause your tractor to rust . mMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while FUEL SYSTEM engine and exhaust areas are still warm . mMPORTANT : 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 26
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TROUBLESHOOTmNG CHART : See appropriate section in marluamunmess directed to Sears service center CAUSE GORRECTmON 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 . Empty fuel tank and carbure = tor , refill tank with fresh gas = oline and replace fuel filter . 8 . Loose or damaged wiring . 8 . Check all wiring . 9 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 9 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . 10 . Contact a Sears or other 10 . Engine valves out of adjustment . qualified service center . Hard to start 1 . Dirty air filter . 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 . Stale or dirty fuel . 5 . Empty fuel tank and refill tank with fresh , clean 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 wiii not 1 . Clutch / brake pedal not 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal . turn over depressed . 2 . Attachment clutch is engaged . 2 . Disengage attachment clutch . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 . Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Blown fuse . 4 . Replace fuse . 5 . Corroded battery terminals . 5 . Clean battery terminals . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all wiring . 7 . Faulty ignition switch . 7 . Check / replace ignition switch . 8 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 8 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . 9 . 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 . wiii not start 2 . Corroded battery terminals . 2 . Clean battery terminals . 3 . Loose or damaged wiring . 3 . Check atl wiring . 4 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 4 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . 27
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TROUBLESHOOTmNG CHART : See appropriate section in manuam unmess directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTmON 1 . Loss of power 1 . Cutting too much grass / too Raise cutting height / reduce fast . speed . 2 . Throttle in " CHOKE " position . 2 . Adjust throttle control . 3 . Clean underside of mower 3 . Build = up of grass , leaves 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 . 8 . Stale or dirty fuel . 8 . Empty fuel tank and refill tank with fresh , clean gasoline . 9 . Water in fuel . 9 . Empty fuel tank and carbure = tor , refill tank with fresh gas - oline 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 adjustment 14 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " 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 . Contact a Sears or other qualified service center . 3 . Loose / damaged part ( s ) . 3 . Tighten loose part ( s ) . Replace damaged parts . . Engine continues 1 . Faulty operator = safety Check wiring , switches and to run when connections . If not corrected presence control system . contact Sears or other operator cleavesh - seat with atta qualified service center . ment clutch engaged POOr cut _ uneven . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Mower deck not level . 2 . Level mower deck . 3 . 3 . Clean underside of mower Buildup of grass , leaves , and trash under mower . housing . 4 . Bent blade mandrel . 4 . Contact a Sears or other qualified service center . 5 . 5 . Clean around mandrels to Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of grass , open vent holes . leaves , and trash around mandrels . 28
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TROUBLESHOOTmNG CHART : See appropriate section in manuam unmess directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTmON Mower blades wiii 1 . Obstruction in clutch 1 . Remove obstruction . not rotate mechanism . 2 . Worn / damaged mower drive 2 . Replace mower drive belt . belt . 3 . Frozen idler pulley . 3 . Replace idler pulley . 4 . Frozen blade mandrel . 4 . Contact a Sears or other qualified service center . 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 pressure 5 . Check tires for proper air pressure . 6 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 6 . Replace / sharpen blade . Tighten blade bolt . 7 . Clean underside of mower 7 . Buildup of grass , leaves and trash under mower . 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 11 . Clean around mandrels to . Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of grass , open vent holes . leaves , and trash around mandrels . 1 . Switch is " OFF " . 1 . Turn switch " ON " . Headlight ( s ) not working 2 . Bulb ( s ) or lamp ( s ) burned out . 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 connections . 5 . Blown fuse . 5 . Replace fuse . Battery wiii not 1 . Bad battery cell ( s ) . 1 . Replace battery . 2 . Poor cable connections . 2 . Check / clean all connections . charge 3 . Faulty regulator 3 . Replace regulator . ( if so equipped ) . 4 . Faulty alternator . 4 . Replace alternator . . . Move throttle control to Engine " backfires " Engine throttle control not when turning set at " SLOW " position for " SLOW " position and allow to idle for 30 seconds before engine " OFF " 30 seconds before stopping engine . stopping engine . 29
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TRACTOR ooMODEL NUMBER 917.273635 SCHEMATmC SOLENOID I I STARTER BLACK I J ELECTRIC CLUTCH I I i DIODE SEAT SWITCH ( NOT OCCUPIED ) GROUNDING CONNECTOR i FUEL I ( OPTIONAL ) BLACK _ NE I O SPARK PLUGS • IL _ / _ , I L - _ IGNITION I _ 2GAPPLU - ' _ I - UN , T J ON _ ( - GS " I ON TWIN CYL . ENGINES ) I CHARGING SYSTEM OUTPUT 28 VOLTS AC @ 3600 RPM FUEL SH UT - OFF 9 AMP DC @ 3600 RPM ( REGULATOR DISCONNECTED ) REGULATOR SOLENOID ( _ _ _ j _ j _ RED ALTERNATOR _ 1 osw , OFF C + G , B + H HEADLIGHTS ON C + F , B + E , A + D NON - REMOVABLE CONNECTIONS GFC IGNITION SWITCH WIRING INSULATED CLIPS POSITION CIRCUIT " MAKE " NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR OFF M + G + A1 NONE SERVICING OF UNIT , THEYTO DN + LIGHTS B + A1 L + A2 SHOULD BE REPLACED ON B + A1 NONE DA PROPERLY SECURE YOUR START B + S + A1 NONE 02781 WIRING . 31
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 ELECTRICAL / I 41 16 ] I - . . . . . I 12 12 32
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TRACTOR o o MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 ELECTRmCAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRiPTiON 1 163465 Battery 2 74760412 Bolt , Hex 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 8 7603J Trap ' , Battery 10 145211 Bolt , Battery , Front 1 / 4 - 20 x 7 - 1 / 2 11 150109 HoIddown , Battery , Front 12 145769 Nut , Push , Nylon , Battery , Front 1 / 4 16 176138 Switch , htedock 21 175688 Harness , Light 22 4152J Bulb Light # 1156 24 8860R Cable Starter 25 146148 Cable 26 175158 Fuse 27 73510400 Nut , Hex , Keps 1 / 4 - 20 uric 28 145491 Cable , Ground 29 121305X Switch , Seat 30 175566 Switch , Hgnition 33 140403 Key 40 188031 Harness , Hgnition1 / 41 17720408 Screw Thd Cut 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 42 131563 Cover Terminal 43 178861 Sotinoid w / brass plunger 45 122822X Ammeter 46 169635 Hourmeter 50 174652 Switch , PTO 55 17490508 Screw , Thd . RoII . 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 79 175242 Socket Asm Bulb Twistiock 80 146685 Harness Clutch EVX 89 169639 Bracket Snap4n Hourmeter NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 33
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TRACTOR ° ° MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 CHASSmSAND ENCLOSURES 217 9O 278 54 58 209 / _ . 54 155 _ 278 . _ 209 _ , 158 . - - " 20 59 11 209 209 209 6O 154 _ 209 _ 278 60 13 37 > 209 209 _ 14 74 J 38 209 206 chassis - stealth , stlt 21 209 34
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TRACTOR ooMODEL NUMBER 917.273635 CHASSmSAND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRiPTiON 1 174619 Chassis 2 176554 Drawbar 9 161566X428 Dash 10 72140608 Bolt RDHD SQNK 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 11 167203 Panel , Dash , LH 13 188702X010 Panel , Dash , RH 14 17490608 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 17 175260X615 Hood Assembly 20 162026 Plate Battery 26 STD541437 Locknut , Hex , with Insert 3 / 8 - 16 unc 28 174515X615 Grille 29 161840 Lens Bar 30 188572X615 Fender / Footrest 31 139976 Bracket , Fender / Support 37 17490508 Screw , ThdroL 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 TYT 38 175710 Bracket Asm Pivot Mower Rear 54 161464 Screw 8 - 18 x 7 / 8 58 175351 Duct Hood 59 187495 Bushing 60 STD533707 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 unc x 3 / 4 64 174997 Dash Lower 74 STD541437 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 uric 90 124346X Nut Self Thrd Wshd 1 / 4 Zinc 142 175702 Plate Reinforcement 143 186689 Bracket Swaybar Chassis 144 175582 Bracket Footrest 145 156524 Rod Pivot Chassis / Hood 154 161897 Bracket Dash Rh 155 161900 Bracket Dash Lh 158 162037 Parking Brake Bkrt 159 191120X428 Cupholder 161 164655 Bumper 206 170165 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 209 17000612 Screw Hexwsh Thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 211 145212 Nut Hexfiange Lockdow 217 179132X428 Console Fuel Win 278 191611 Screw 10 x 3 / 4 Single Lead Hex NOTE : Atl component dimensions given in U = S = inches 1 inch = 25 = 4 mm 35
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 GROUND DRIVE 26 27 75 drive - fender . stlt 43 36
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TRACTOR ° ° MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 GROUND DRmVE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 TransaxIe Dana 4360 - 180 55 105709X Spring , Clutch Return Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 ( See Breakdown ) 56 17060620 V - Belt , Ground Drive 2 146682 Spring , Return , Brake 57 160855 3 123666X Pulley , Transaxle 59 169691 Keeper , Belt , Center Span Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x + 875 4 12000028 Ring , Retainer 61 17120614 5 121520X Strap , Torque 62 123533X Cover , Pedal 6 17060512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 63 175414 Pulley , Engine 8 165866 Rod Shifter Fender STLT 65 STD551143 Washer 9 160889 Clutch 66 154778 Keeper , Belt , Engine , Fool Proof Screw Hex Wsh Hi - Lo 1 / 4 - 1 / 2 uric 10 STD561210 Pin , Cotter 69 142432 11 105701X Washer , Shift Plate 74 109502X Spacer , Axle 13 74550412 Bolt 1 / 4 - 28 UNF W / Patch Gr + 8 75 121749X VVasher 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga + E - Ring 14 10040400 Washer Lock Hvy Helical 76 STD581075 15 74490544 Bolt Hex FLGHD 5 / 16 - 18 Gr + 5 77 123583X Key , Square 2 + 0 x + 1845 / 1865Ga 16 STD541431 Nut Lock Hx W / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 unc 78 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 + 18 STD523710 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 unc x 1 Gr + 5 79 STD5B0025 Key Woodruff 19 STD541437 Nut 80 160783 Arm , Shift 20 150280 Bolt Hex 7 / 16 - 20 x 4 - 1 / 4 Gr + 5 81 165593 Shaft Asm Cross Tapered 20 21 106933X Knob 82 165711 Spring , Torsion Washer 17 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga + 22 130804 Rod , Brake 83 19171216 Link Transaxie 23 171258 Bracket Anti - Rotation 84 169149 24 STD541237 Nut 85 150360 Nut , Nylock Console , Shift , STLT 25 106888X Spring , Brake Rod 89 188310X428 26 STD551037 Washer 99 17000512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 Washer 11 / 32 x 5 / 8 x 16 Ga + 27 STD561210 Pin 100 19111016 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 10 Ga + 2B 175765 Rod , Parking Brake 112 19091210 Strap Torque 90 Degrees 29 124236X Cap , Parking Brake 113 127285X 30 169592 Bracket , Transaxle 120 73900600 Nut Lock Fig + 3 / 8 - 16 unc 32 STD523107 Bolt 150 175456 Spacer Retainer VVasher 13 / 32 x 2 x 10 Ga + 33 72140506 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 5 / 16 - 18 unc x 3 / 4 151 19133210 Washer Srrted 5 / 16 ID x 1 + 125 34 175578 Shaft Assembly , Foot Pedal 156 166002 Bracket Shift Mount 35 120183X Bearing , Nylon 158 165589 Hub Shift 36 STD551062 Washer 159 165494 37 STD571810 RoII Pin 160 19292016 Washer 29 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga + Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr + 5 38 179114 Pulley , Composite , Flat 161 0721404060 39 72110622 Bolt Rdhd 3 / 8 - 16 unc x 2 - 3 / 4 162 736804 Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 20 uric Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 20Unc x 1 Gr + 5 41 175556 Keeper , Belt , Idler 163 74780416 Bracket Pivot Lever 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove , Plastic 165 165623 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 TT Yellow 48 154407 Bellcrank Clutch Grad Drv Stl 166 17490510 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x + 561 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 168 165492 50 72110612 Bolt 169 165580 Plate Fastening Lt 51 STD541437 Nut Crown Lock 3 / 8 - 16 uric 170 178394 Keeper Belt Transaxle / Gear Bolt Cam SH 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 4 Gr + 5 52 STD541431 Nut Crown Lock 5 / 16 - 18 unc 202 72110614 53 105710X Link , Clutch NOTE : AII component dimensions given in U + S + inches 1 inch = 25 + 4 mm 37
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TRACTOR o o MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 STEERmNG / : L _ 38 _ 72 / / 88 68 67 67 J J / 67 13 / , 65 43 / / \ / / / _ J 94 / 8 34 4O steering steaffh prem 7 38
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TRACTOR o o MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 STEERmNG KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRiPTiON 1 159944X428 Wheel Steering 2 184706 Axle Asm 3 169840 Spindle Asm LH 4 169839 Spindle Asm RH 5 6266H Bearing Race Thrust Harden 6 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Ga = 8 12000029 Ring Klip # t5304 - 75 10 175121 Link Drag 11 STD551137 Washer Lock Hvy HIcl Spr 3 / 8 12 73940800 Nut Hex Jam Toplock 1 / 2 - 20 unf 13 136518 Spacer Bearing Axie Front 15 145212 Nut Hex Flange Lock 17 177883 Shaft Asm . Steering 29 17000612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 32 171888 Rod Tie 34 10040500 Washer Lock 5 / 16 36 155105 Bushing Strg 37 152927 Screw 38 159946X428 insert Cap Strg Wh 40 73540500 Crownlock Nut 5 / 16 - 24 unf 41 159945 Adaptor Wheel Strg 42 163888X428 Boot 3Steering2 43 121749X Washer 25 / 1 1 / 4 x 16 Ga = 46 184946X505 Cap Spindle 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 = 72 19182411 Washer 9 / 16 ID x 1 - 1 / 20D 11 Ga = 73 160135X428 Extension Steering 82 169835 Bracket Susp = Chassis Front 87 173966 Washer Fiat = 781x 1 - 1 / 2 x = 15 88 175118 Bolt Shoulder 7 / 16 - 20 unc 91 175553 Clip 1Steering / 94 19111216 Washer 1 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga = 95 188967 Washer Hardened NOTE : All component dimensions given in U = S = inches 1 inch = 25 = 4 mm 39
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TRACTOR ° ° MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 ENGmNE 2 / 81 13 4 78 38 14 32 112 29 23 OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester engine - bs = lcyF 51 4O
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TRACTOR o o MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 ENGINE KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 176636X505 Control Throttle 2 191611 Screw 10 x 3 / 4 Single Lead Hex 3 . . . . . . . . Engine , Briggs Mode ! 31P777 - 0348 - E1 ( See Breakdown ) 4 137352 Muffler 13 165291 Muffler Gasket 14 148456 Tube Drain oil 23 169837 Shield Heat 29 137180 Kit Spark Arrestor ( Flat Scrn ) 31 179022 Tank Fuel 4.0 Rear 32 179124X428 Cap Asm Fue ! 33 123487X Clamp Hose Black 37 8543R Line Fuel 38 181654 Hug Drain Oil Easy 41 139277 Stem Tank Fuet 45 17000612 Screw Hexwsh Thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 62 10010500 Washer Split 72 71070512 Screw Hex Cap 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 78 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 81 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 unc 112 3645J Bushing NOTE : All component dimensions given in U = S = inches 1 inch = 25 = 4 mm 41
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TRACTOR ° ° MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 SEAT ASSEMBLY 18 14 22 21 5 I \ \ 25 \ . . . . 15 \ \ \ 11 13 _ t f \ Et t _ J t E _ x 17 \ 12 KEY PART KEY PART NO , NO , DESCRiPTiON NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 188714 Seat 13 121248X Bushing Snap BIk NyI 50 Hd 2 140551 Bracket Pivot Seat 14 72050412 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 2 3 STD523710 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 unc x 1 15 121249X Spacer Split 28x . 88 Zinc 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 10 Ga = 16 123740X Spring Cprsn PIate 1,310 Ga = 17 123976X 5 145006 Clip Push - Hn Nut Lock 1 / 4 Lge Fig Gr = 5 Zinc 6 STD541437 Nut Hex w / Hns . 3 / 8 - 16 unc 18 124238X Cap Spring Seat 21 171852 Bolt ShouIder 5 / 16 - 18 uric 7 124181X Spring Seat Cprsn1 - 8 17000616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 22 STD541431 Nut Hex LockW / Hns 5 / 16 - 18 9 19131614 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 14 Ga = 24 19171912 Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Ga = 10 182493 Pan Seat 25 127018X Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x 62 11 166369 Knob Seat Adj = Wingnut NOTE : AII component dimensions given in U = S = inches 12 121246X Bracket Mounting Switch 1 inch = 25,4 mm 42
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TRACTOR o o MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 DECALS 11 16 3 13 21 4 11 10 21 18 2O 7 24 6 15 12 1 26 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 187407 Reflector , LH 16 164065 Decal , Steering Whee ! 2 138047 17 156368 Decal , Battery , Diehard , Sears Decal , Fender , Operator Inst . 3 186242 Decal , Hood RH 18 186572 Decal , Fender 4 186243 20 149516 Decal , Hood LH Decal , Battery 5 160396 Decal , Deck Sch . 21 186331 Decal , Hood , Side Panel 6 146046 23 189020 Decal , V - Belt , Drive Schematic Decal , Engine 7 179128 Decal , Deck " B " " 42 " 24 164096 Decal , Dash 9 189080 Decal , Replacement Hood 26 181470 Decal , Deck level 10 156439 - - 184310X428 Decal , Fender , Danger Pad , Footrest , ST / LT , LH 11 189088 Decal , Panel , Dash - - 184311X428 Pad , Footrest , ST / LT , RH 12 172331 - - 192707 Decal , Mower , Heavy - Duty Manual , Owner's , English 13 133644 - - 192708 Decal , Replacement Parts Manual , Owner's , Spanish 15 187408 Decal , Reflector , RH KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Cap Valve Tire 2 65139 Stem Valve 3 106222X Tire FTs 15 x 6 0 - 6 Service 4,10 4 59904 Tube Front ( Service Item Only ) 5 106732X624 Rim Asm 6 " front Service Fitting Grease ( Front Wheet Only ) 3,9 6 278H40H 7 90 Bearing Flange ( Front Wheel Only ) 11 8 106108X624 Rim Asm 8 " rear Service 9 122082X Tire R Ts 20 x 10 - 8 C Service 10 7152J Tube Rear ( Service Item Only ) 11 104757X428 Cap Axle - - 144334 Sealant , Tire ( 10 oz . Tube ) NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches wheel 1 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 LmFTASSEMBLY 1 13 3 4 6 11 13 19 1718 20 16 , 13 32 19 15 13 - - - - _ 31 _ Fift - rh . 1pc.stlt 9 32 44
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TRACTOR ooMODEL NUMBER 917.273635 LmFTASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 179504 PIunger Assembiy 2 159476 Shaft Assembly , Lift 3 188822 Pin , Groove 4 12000002 E - Ring 5 19211621 Washer 21 / 32 x 1 x21Ga . 6 120183X Bearing , NyIon 7 175830 Grip , Handle , Fluted 11 139865 Link , Lift , LH . 12 139866 Link , Lift , R . H . 13 STD624008 Retainer Spring 15 173288 Link , Front 16 73350800 Nut , Hex , Jam 1 / 2 - 13 uric 17 175689 Trunnion 18 73800800 Locknut , Hex , with Washer Insert 1 / 2 - 13 unc 19 139868 Arm , Suspension , Rear 20 163552 Retainer Spring 31 169865 Bearing , Pvt , Lift 32 73540600 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 24 36 155097 Pointer Height Indicator 37 123935X Hug Hole / 38 17060516 Screw 5 16 - 18 x 1 40 19112410 Washer 11 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 2 10 Ga . 41 155098 Indicator Height NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 45
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TRACTOR o o MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 MOWER DECK _ " " _ 40 159 _ i 132 91 t _ 184 59 140 - 102 F 21 _ 5 _ 134 \ 117 11 116 21 34 2 / 23 24 , 138 _ , _ 6 28 \ " 27 29 2 16 14 \ 92 _ _ 92 18 4 149 13 5 6 19F 21 42 D , elec . t - path . adjwl . stlt 3 46
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TRACTOR o o MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 MOWER DECK KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRiPTiON NO . NO . Roller Nose 1 182032 Mower Housing 94 132264 2 STD533107 Bolt 95 180533 Bracket Roller Nose RH 3 138017 Bracket Assembly , Sway Bar , Fr . 101 136420 Cover Mulching 42 " Black Screw Truss Hd Phil10 - 24 x 5 / 8 4 165460 Bracket Sway Bar 38 / 42 " 102 71081010 Washer # 10 5 STD624008 Retainer Spring 103 19061216 Washer Lock 6 178024 Bar Sway Deck 104 STD551110 8 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 105 160793 Latch Asm Bagger Nut Weld 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 106 2029J Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 113 17060512 ( The following blades are available ) 116 4898H Bolt , Shoulder 11 134149 Blade , 42 " Mulching STD 117 165746 Wheel , Gauge ( For mulching mowers only ) 118 73930600 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 81 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / x 14 Ga . - - 139775 Blade , 42 " Mulching Premium ( For 119 19121414 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16x 12 Ga . better wear when mulching ) 129 19131312 - - 138971 Blade , 42 " Hi - Lift 130 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 unc x 1Gr . 5 ( For bagging or discharge ) 131 STD533710 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 unc x 1 SWcrew Hex Wsh Th 13 137645 Shaft Assembly , Mandrel , Vented 132 17000612 Pin Head Rivet dncL Key Number 6 ) 134 156941 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 135 159765 Bracket Asm . Wheel Gauge Rear LH 15 110485X Bearing , Ball , Mandrel 16 174493 Stripper , Mower Deck 136 155986 Bar Adj . Gauge Wheel 18 72140505 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 138 159763 Bracket Asm . Wheel Gauge Rear RH 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 139 159767 Bracket Asm . Wheel Gauge Front RH 21 STD541431 Nut , Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18 unc 23 177563 Bracket , Deflector 140 159768 Bracket Asm . Wheel Gauge Front LH 24 105304X Cap , Sleeve Bracket Arm idler 42 " 25 123713X Spring , Torsion , Deflector 143 157109 26 110452X Nut , Push 144 158634 Keeper Belt 42 " Clutch Cable 27 130968X428 Shield , Deflector 145 165888 Pulley idler Flat 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32 x 5 / 8 x 16 Ga . 146 171977 Bolt Carraige idler 29 131491 Rod , Hinge 148 169022 Spring Return idler 30 173984 Screw Thdrol Rolling Wsh Hd 149 165898 Retainer Spring Yellow Zinc Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 10 Ga . 31 187690 Washer , Spacer 150 19091210 32 153535 Pulley , Mandrel 159 STD533717 Bolt Rdhd Sqn 3 / 8 - 16 unc x 1 - 3 / 4 Rod Roller Nose 33 178342 Nut , TopIock , Flanged 182 51791262 34 72110612 Bolt Carr Sh . 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 Gr . 5 183 1635 Retainer Spring Washer 3 / 8 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat 184 19131410 40 73900600 Nut , Lock Fig . 3 / 8 - 16 uric - - 130794 Mandrel Assembly ( includes 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , LH . housing , shaft and shaft hardware 45 STD624003 Retainer only - pulley not included ) 46 137729 Screw , Thd . Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 - - 181542 Replacement Mower , Complete 54 178515 Washer , Hardened ( Std . Deck - Order separately 55 155046 Arm , IdIer mulch cover , guage wheels and 56 165723 Spacer , Retainer nose roller components key nos . 59 141043 Guard , Tuv IdIer ( 94 ) 101 - 106 , 5 , 116 - 119 , 134 , 136 61 174882 Spring Ext Elect Clutch and 91,94 , 95,132 , 182,183 ) 68 174883 V - Belt 91 180532 Bracket Roller Nose LH NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 92 STD541437 Locknut , Hex W / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 uric inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 47
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TRACTOR ooMODEL NUMBER 917.273635 DANATRANSAXLE = = MODELNUMBERD4360 = 180 2O 21 22 11 . 24 25 31 26 32 27 36 ! I * 9 52 53 42 3 * 54 44 45 46 47 48 57 49 59 50 56 i5 6O 59 43 * 52 62 64 6768 23 6 69 48
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TRACTOR ° ° MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 DANA TRANSAXLE - = MODEL NUMBER D4360 - 180 KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRmPTmON NO . NO . Sprocket , 9T 1 190972 Housing , Upper 41 105928 × Gear , Bevel , 36T 2 2274J Screw , Tapping , 1 / 4 - 20 X . 734 42 190986 Assy , Kit , Shim , _ 750 Shaft 3 190973 BaH , Detent 43 134394 " Shaft , Drive 4 190974 Spring , Detent 44 120473X Gear , S _ ur , 12T 5 190975 Screw , Tapping , No . 10 - 24 X 45 142678 Gear , S _ ur , 15T . 482 46 143697 Gear , S 3ur , 20T 6 190977 Assy , Kit , Shifter 47 124641X Gear , S 3ur , 25T 7 190978 V - Ring 48 106589X Gear , S 3ur , 28T 8 148266 Bearing , Hange 49 120408X Gear , S 3ur , 31T 9 148269 SeaU , OH 50 105937X Washe _ Plain , . 632 X 1.00 X 10 2225J Ring , Retaining 51 2226J _ 060 11 134793 " Assy , Kit , Shim , . 625 Shaft Washer , Neoprene 12 148268 Bearing , Hange 52 134401 Washer , Plain , . 758 X 1.25 X 13 120415X Washer , PUain , . 632 X 1.38 X 53 2264J . 031 . 046 Axle , LH 14 142674 Key , Woodruff , No . 606 54 160946 Gear , Miter , 12T , Splined 15 190980 Assy , Kit , UnputShaft 55 190987 Ring , Retaining 16 190981 Pinion , Bevel , 12T 56 160948 Gear , Spur , 32T 17 105909X Ring , Retaining 57 110071X Shaft , Cross 18 105910X Chain , 24 Pitches 58 120952X Gear , Miter , 12T , Idler 19 190982 Cover , Detent 59 190988 Axle , RH 20 160943 Gear , Spu r , 12T 60 160950 Housing , Lower 21 138246 Collar , CUutch 61 190990 Disc , Brake 22 190983 Assy , Kit , CUutchKeys 62 19992 Spacer , Brake Puck 23 73810500 Nut , Lock , 5 / 16 - 24 63 108989X Jaw , Brake 24 190984 Shaft , Untermediate 64 160952 Pin , Dowel 25 2244J Key , VVoodruff , No . 61 65 120954X Screw , Tapping , 5 / 16 - 18 X 26 105916X Ring , Retaining 66 160953 2.35 27 120470X Sprocket , 18T Lever , Actuating 28 110070X Spacer , 1 _ 131 X 1 _ 45 X _ 494 67 138244 Washer , Plain , . 321 X 1.00 X 29 142677 Gear , Spur , 37T 68 108996X . 055 30 142681 Gear , Spur , 35T Bracket , Anti - Rotation 31 124644X Gear , Spur , 30T 69 160954 Puck , Friction 32 108980X Gear , Spur , 25T 70 120951X Washer , Anti Rotation 33 120406X Gear , Spur , 22T 71 190993 Grease 34 134796 Gear , Spur , 19T 72 120416X Transaxle , Complete 35 105925X Washer , Plain , _ 640 X 1 _ 37 X 900 189115 _ 061 * Use in various combinations to maintain proper 36 2228J Washer , Plain , _ 632 X 1 _ 00X clearances . _ 046 * * Order Key No . 15 _ 37 3413J Washer , Plain , _ 632 X 1 _ 00X * * * Silicone Sealant to be applied between Upper _ 010 and Lower Housings ( use Loctite Ultra 38 190985 Assy , Gear , Comb , 12T & Gray Silicone 5699 or equivalent ) . 30T 39 124639X Shaft , Idler NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 40 120472X Spacer , _ 633 X _ 87 X _ 755 inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 49
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TRACTOR ° ° MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 BRmGGS & STRATTON ENGmNE = MODEL NUMBER 31P777 , TYPE NUMBER 0348 = E1 884 _ 11 _ 584 _ 9 _ 15 12641 _ 146 ' _ I 126 _ 8 _ 1 _ 24 _ 22 718 741 _ 358 ENGINE GASKET SET 41 8680 12 943 O 12 1270 _ 7591 617 0 842 < : 3 524 1027 / I 101L9ABEKLIT II 20 _ 89 1058 OWNER'S MANUAL I I 1036 EMISSION LABEL I _ _ I [ 1329 REPLACEMENT ENGINE ] I 1330 REPAIR MANUAL 48 SHORT BLOCK 750 & 305A _ 388 _ < _ > ' % 643 74 1070 729 801 697 _ lOO8 1 ° 44I 729A _ 1040 3o _ 8 803 _ 310 I 783 @ J 802 5O
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TRACTOR ° ° MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE = MODEL NUMBER 31P777 , TYPE NUMBER 0348 = E1 1095 VALVE GASKET SET 868 _ ' _ 1022 _ ] 238 35 1022 6170 1034 914 131 - - 10 _ 1119 _ • _ _ - 1o6 lo91 105 127 ( _ 601 276 @ 947 1127L4 _ 104 % - CA 4RAB _ KUITR - E08T7O R6 _ 918 105 _ 137 _ 276 @ f - _ I 93 _ 106 _ _ ' _ 634 _ 1266 L ] I 977 CARBURETOR1370GASKET2 _ 7.6 _ SET 160 / 1 95 _ 117 _ 142 _ 6170 1266A < _ 51
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TRACTOR o o MODEL NUMBER 917.273635 BRmGGS & STRATTON ENGmNE = MODEL NUMBER 31P777 , TYPE NUMBER 0348 = E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRiPTiON NO . NO . DESCRmPTmON 1 697174 Cylinder Assembly 108 690464 Valve - Choke ( Manual Choke ) 2 399265 Kit - Bushing / Sea ! 108A 692344 Valve - Choke ( Choke A Matic ) ( MagnetoSide ) 117 694352 © Jet - Main ( Standard ) 3 391086 , , SeaFOiI ( Magneto Side ) 118 697228 Jet - Main ( High Altitude ) 4 697188 Sump - Engine 121 697241 Kit - Carburetor Overhaul 5 698147 Head - CyIinder 125 698445 Carburetor 7 699168 , , + Gasket - Cylinder Head 127 695005 Plug - Welch 9 697109 , , Gasket - Breather 130 691750 Valve - Throttle 11 697113 Tube - Breather 131 494379 Kit - Throttle Shaft 12 697110 , , Gasket - Crankcase 133 494381 Float - Carburetor 13 690360 Screw ( Cylinder Head ) 137 281165 { 3 $ Gasket - Float Bowl 15 690946 Plug - Oil Drain 141 495097 Kit - Choke Shaft ( Manual 16 697127 Crankshaft Choke ) 20 690947 , , SeaI - Oil ( PT { 3 Side ) 141A 495931 Kit - Choke Shaft ( Choke A 22 692125 Screw ( Crankcase Matic ) CoverSump ) 142 697140 { 3 Nozzle - Carburetor 23 693556 Flywhee ! 146 691639 Key - Timing 24 222698 Key - Flywheel 186 698174 Connector - Nose 25 699052 Piston Assembly ( Standard ) 187 697098 Line - Fuel 699054 Piston Assembly ( = 020 " 187A 698417 Line - Fue ! Oversize ) 188 691693 Screw ( Control Bracket ) 26 699051 Ring Set ( Standard ) 192 691986 Adjuster - Rocker Arm 697559 Ring Set ( . 020 " Oversize ) 202 691841 Link - Mechanica ! Governor 27 698469 Lock - Piston Pin 209 692208 Spring - Governor 28 697099 Pin - Piston 216 691840 Link - Choke 29 697126 Rod - Connecting ( Standard ) 222 694042 Bracket - Contro ! 697263 Rod - Connecting ( . 020 " 227 691374 Lever - Governor Control Undersize ) 232 691842 Spring - Governor 32 692852 Screw ( Connecting Rod ) 238 691843 Cap - Valve 33 695760 Valve - Exhaust 240 691035 Filter - Fuel 34 695761 Valve - Intake 265 691024 CIamp - Casing 35 691279 Spring - Valve ( Intake ) 267 695134 Screw ( Casing Clamp ) 36 691279 Spring - Valve ( Exhaust ) 276 692255 { 3 _ Washer - Sealing 37 697352 Guard - FIywheel 304 699829 Housing - Blower 42 691752 Keeper - Valve 305 697102 Screw ( Biower Housing ) 43 691968 Stinger - Governor / Oil 305A 697103 Screw ( BIower Housing ) 45 690564 Tappet - Valve 306 697107 Shield - Cylinder 46 698492 Camshaft 307 691003 Screw ( Cylinder Shield ) 48 697762 Short Block 309 693551 Motor - Starter 50 690193 Manifold - Intake 310 690323 Bolt ( Starter Motor ) 51 692137 , , { 3 _ + Gasket - Intake 311 497608 Brush Set 53 690227 Stud ( Carburetor ) 333 492341 Armature - Magneto 54 691148 Screw ( Intake Manifold ) 334 691061 Screw ( Magneto Armature ) 73 697133 Screen - Rotating 337 691043 Plug - Spark 74 697897 Screw ( Rotating Screen ) 356 697089 Wire - Stop 78 691003 Screw ( Flywheel Guard ) 358 697191 Gasket Set - Engine 89 690283 Plug - Oil 363 19203 Flywheel Puller 93 690602 { 3 Bushing - Throttle Shaft 94 498030 Kit - Hie Mixture • Included in Engine Gasket Set , Key . No = 358 95 691636 Screw ( Throttle VaIve ) { 3 Included in Carburetor OverhauI Kit , Key = No = 98 495800 Kit - Idle Speed 121 104 690525 { 3 Pin - FIoat Hinge $ Inctuded in Carburetor Gasket Set , Key = No = 105 231855 { 3 Valve - FIoat Needle 977 106 691780 { 3 Seat - Inlet + Included in Valve Gasket Set , Key = No = 1095 NOTE : AII component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 52
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TRACTOR ooMODEL NUMBER 917.273635 BRmGGS & STRATTON ENGmNE = MODEL NUMBER 31P777 , TYPE NUMBER 0348 = E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRiPTiON NO . NO . DESCRmPTmON " + SeaFVaIve 383 89838 Wrench - Spark Plug 868 690968 385 694476 Screw ( Fuel Pump ) 914 690960 Screw ( Rocker Cover ) Line - Vacuum 385A 690297 Screw ( Fuel Pump ) 918 697091 387 697090 Pump - Fuel 943 690589 Sea ! - O Ring ( Oil Pump Cover ) Solenoid - FueI 404 691691 Washer ( Governor Crank ) 947 694393 431 697122 Elbowqntake 965 499613 Cover - Oil Pump Filter - Pre Cleaner 445 697153 Filter - Air Cleaner Cartridge 967 697015 Cover - Air Cleaner 462 691261 Washer ( Starter Cable ) 968 699848 474 696459 Alternator 975 495933 BowFFIoat Gasket Set - Carburetor 501 691188 Regulator 977 690192 { 3 SeaFThrottIe Shaft 503 691532 Strap - Starter 987 691326 505 691251 Nut ( Governor Control Lever ) 1005 699043 Fan - Flywheel 510 693699 Drive - Starter 1017 690770 Screen - Oil Pump 513 692024 Clutch - Drive 1019 697143 Kit - Label - + Gasket - Rocker Cover 523 697086 Dipstick 1022 272475 Cover - Rocker Arm 524 691032 , , SeaFDipstick Tube 1023 692492 525 697085 Tube - Dipstick 1024 499054 Pump - Oil 526 697088 Screw ( Regulator ) 1026 692003 Rod - Push ( intake ) 544 692034 Starter - Armature - - 692011 Rod - Push ( Exhaust ) Filter - Oil 552 697144 Bushing - Governor Crank 1027 696854 Arm - Rocker 562 691119 Bolt ( Governor Control Lever ) 1029 691751 Guide - Push Rod 579 691029 Nut ( Starter Cable ) 1034 690822 584 697112 Cover - Breather Passage 1035 693784 Shaft - Pump Label - Emission 601 95162 Clamp - Hose 1036 695700 614 691620 Pin - Cotter 1040 699852 Hate - Trim 616 692012 Crank - Governor 1044 698139 Screw ( FIywhee ! ) 617 692138 O , Seal - O Ring dntake Manifold ) 1051 691265 Ring - Retaining Owner's Manual 634 690801 O Spring / Seal Assembly 1058 275038 Kit - Screw / Washer ( Manual Choke ) 1059 698516 634A 690802 O Spring / Seal Assembly ( Choke 1070 690372 Screw ( Flywheel Fan ) Retainer - Brush A Matic ) 1090 691293 635 691909 Boot - Spark Plug 1091 691333 Cap - Limiter 643 698401 Retainer - Air Filter 1095 690190 Gasket Set - Valve 654 690958 Nut ( Carburetor ) 1119 691183 Screw ( Alternator ) 684 697157 Screw ( Breather Passage 1127 691657 Screw ( FIoat Bowl ) Reed - Breather Cover ) 1263 697124 691 692407 , , Seal - Governor Shaft 1264 697104 Screw ( Breather Reed ) 697 690372 Screw ( Drive Cap ) 1266 691917 , , 0 SeaI - O Ring ( intake Elbow ) 718 690959 Pin - Locating 1266A 697123 { 3 SeaI - O Ring ( intake Elbow ) 729 691224 Clip - Wire 1267 697424 Latch - Blower Housing 729A 694123 Clip - Wire 1270 697156 PIug - AVS Counterweight 741 697128 Gear - Timing 1329 31Q777 - 0036 Replacement Engine 750 691033 Screw ( Oil Pump Cover ) 1330 272147 Repair Manual 757 697607 Link - Counterweight 758 697134 Counterweight included in Engine Gasket Set , Key . No . 358 759 697392 Pin - Counterweight O included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Key . No . 783 693713 Gear - Pinion 121 789 698329 Harness - Wiring included in Carburetor Gasket Set , Key . No . 977 797 693167 Nut ( Brush Retainer ) 801 691283 Cap - Drive + included in Valve Gasket Set , Key . No . 1095 802 691286 Cap - End 803 693757 Housing - Starter NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 830 691095 Stud ( Rocker Arm ) 842 691031 , , SeaFO Ring ( Dipstick Tube ) 847 697087 Dipstick / Tube Assembly 851 692424 TerminaFSpark Plug 53
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL , NOT ACROSS HILL L _ 15 DEGREES MAX . down the face of slopes , never across the face . Do not mow _ b ARNING : To avoid serious injury , operate your tractor up and slopes greater than 15 degrees . Make turns gradually to prevent tipping or loss of control . Exercise extreme caution when changing direction on slopes . 1 = Fold this page along dotted Wineindicated above . 2 . Hotd page before you so that its Jeff edge is vertically paraJNel to a tree trunk or other upright structure . 3 . Sight across the fomd in the direction of hi _ smope you want to measure . 4 . Compare the angme of the fomd with the smope of the hill .
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1190972 Upper Housing
102225J Ring
11134793 Kit
12148268 Flange bearing
13120415X Washer
14142674 Key
15167148 Assembly, kit input shaft
16161564 Pinion, bevel, 12t
17105909X Ring , retainer
183625 Chain, 24 pitches
19190982 Cover, detent
2STD522507 Screw, tapping, 1/4-20 x .734
20160943 Gear, spur, 1 2t
21138246 Collar
22190983 Assembly, kit, clutch keys
23STD541531 Nut, lock, 5/16-24
24190984 Shaft, intermediate
252244J Key, woodruff, no. 61
26105916X Ring , retainer
27120470X Sprocket
28110070X Spacer
29142677 Gear, spur, 37t
3190973 Ball, detent
30142681 Gear, spur, 35t
31124644X Gear, spur, 30 teeth (3rd)
323783 Gear, spur, 25t
33120406X Spur gear
34134796 Gear
35105925X Washer
362228J Washer
373413J Washer, plain, .632 x 1.00 x .010
38190985 Assembly, gear, comb., 12t and 30t
39124639X Shaft idler
4190974 Spring, detent
40120472X Spacer
41105928X Sprocket, 9t, reverse drive
42190986 Gear, bevel, 36t
43134394 Kit
44120473X Shaft
45142678 Gear, spur, 12t
46148305 Gear, spur, 15t
47124641X Gear, spur, 20 teeth
48106589X Gear, spur, 25t, 3rd - drive
49120408X Gear, spur, 28 teeth (4 th)
5190975 Screw, tapping, no. 10-24 x .482
50105937X Gear, spur, 31t, high - drive
512226J Washer
525130 Washer, neoprene
532264J Washer
54160946 Left Axle
55160947 Gear, miter, 12t, splined
56160948 Ring . retaining
57120478X Gear, spur, 32t
58120952X Cross shaft
59160949 Gear, miter, 12t, idler
6190977 Kit , shifter
60160950 Axle
61190990 Lower Housing
62190992 Brake.disc (
633758 Spacer, brake puck
64164670 Jaw, brake
65120954X Pin
66160953 Screw
675285 Lever, actuating
68108996X Washer
69160954 Braket, anti-rotation
7190978 V-ring
707109 Puck, friction
71190993 Washer, anti rotation
724300 Grease
85510 Bearing, flange
9148269 Seal, oil
900189115 Transaxle
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0184311X428 Footrest pad
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0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0181542 Replacement mower, complete (std. deck-order se...
127195 Battery
10150177 Bolt, battery, front 1/4-20 x 7-1/2
11150109 Holde down battery dash mount
12150177 Nut, push, nylon, battery, front 1/4
16176138 Switch
274760412 Bolt
21175688 Light socket
224152J Bulb
248860R Starter cable
25146148 Cable
26STD391020 Fuse
27STD541425 Nut, hex, keps 1/4-20 unc
28145491 Cable
29121305X Seat switch
30163968 Switch, ignition
33140403 Key ignition molded craftsman, delta
40188031 Harness
4117720408 Screw
42131563 Cover
43146154 Solenoid w/brass plunger
45122822X Ammeter
46169642 Hourmeter
50174651 Switch, pto
5517490508 Screw
79175242 Assembly b socket
87603J Tray
80146685 Clutch harness
89169639 Snap bracket
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0184311X428 Footrest pad
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0192708 Manual, owner's spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0181542 Replacement mower, complete (std. deck-order se...
1174619 Chassis assembly
10STD533710 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 x 1
11167203 Left Panel, dash, left hand
13188702X010 Panel, dash, right hand
1417490608 Screw
142175702 Plate
143186689 Bracket swaybar chassis notch
144175582 Bracket footrest step-thru
145409167 Rod pivot chassis/hood
154161897 Bracket dash right hand
155161900 Bracket dash stealth lh
158162037 Parking brake
159191120X428 Right rear Cup holder
161164655 Hood bumper
17175260X615 Hood assembly pnt
2176554 Drawbar, stretch
20162026 Plate battery
206170165 Shoulder bolt
20917000612 Screw
211145212 Hex nut
217179132X428 Fuel console
26STD541437 Locknut, hex, with insert 3/8-16 unc
278416358 Screw #10 x 3/4 single lead - hex
28174515X615 Grille
29182875 Lens bar
30188572X615 Fender / footrest
31139976 Bracket support
3717490508 Screw
38175710 Pivot bracket assembly, lh. mower, rear
54161464 Screw, spiderloc hex hd #8 x 7/8
58175351 Duct heat hood
59187495 Bushing 1.375 od
60STD533707 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 3/4
64174997 Dash lower
74STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
9161566X428 Dash
90124346X Nut
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0184311X428 Footrest pad
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0192708 Manual, owner's spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0181542 Replacement mower, complete (std. deck-order se...
1N/P Transaxle (see breakdown) dana d4360-180
10STD561210 Pin, cotter
10019111016 Washer
11105701X Washer
11219091210 Washer
113127285X Strap
120409148 Nut lock flg. 3/8-16 unc
1374550412 Bolt
14STD551125 Washer lock hvy helical
1574490544 Bolt hex flghd 5/16-18 unc x 1.25
150175456 Spacer . retainer
15119133210 Washer
156166002 Serrated washer
158165589 Shift
159183900 Hub shift
16STD541431 Nut lock hx w/ins 5/16-18 unc
16019292016 Washer
16172140406 T bolt
16273680400 Locknut
16374780416 Bolt hex fin 1/4-20 unc x 1 grade 5
165165623 Bracket pivot lever
16617490510 Screw
168165492 Bolt . shoulder
169165580 Plate . fastener
170178394 Keeper . belt
18STD523710 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr.5
19STD541437 Nut
2146682 Spring return brake t / a zinc
20150280 Bolt
202STD533717 Bolt arr. sh 3/8-16 x 1-3/4 gr.5
21106933X Knob
22130804 Rod , brake
23171258 Bracket
24STD541237 Nut
25106888X Spring rod
26STD551037 Washer
27STD561210 Pin
28175765 Rod . brake
2971673 Cap, parking brake
3123666X Pulley
30169592 Bracket tran
32STD523107 Bolt
33STD533107 Bolt rdhd sqnk 5/16-18 unc x 3/4
34175578 Shaft assembly, foot pedal nibbed
35120183X Bearing
36STD551062 Washer
37STD571810 Roll pin
38179114 Pulley idler
39STD533727 Bolt, rdhd 3/8-16 unc x 2-3/4
41099 Ring, retainer
41175556 Keeper belt
47139245 Pulley, idler, v-groosve, 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
62123533X Cover pedal
63175414 Engine pulley
65STD551143 Washer
66154778 Keeper - belt
69142432 Screw
74109502X Spacer
75121749X Washer
76STD581075 E-ring
77123583X Square key
78121748X Washer
79STD580025 Key woodruff
8165866 Rod shift fender adjust stlt
80160783 Shift arm
81165593 Shaft assembly cross tapered 650 20
82165711 Shift spring
8319171216 Washer
84169149 Transaxle link
85150360 Nut
89188310X428 Shift console
9160889 Clutch elect evx 80lb
9917000512 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/4
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0184311X428 Footrest pad
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0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0181542 Replacement mower, complete (std. deck-order se...
1159944X428 Steering wheel
10175121 Link drag extended
11STD551137 Washer lock hvy hlcl spr 3/8
1273940800 Nut
13136518 Spacer
15145212 Hex nut
17177883 Shaft assembly, steeriing
2193542 Axle assembly
2917000612 Screw
3169840 Left Spindle assembly left hand
32171888 Rod tie wire form 19 75 mech
34STD551131 Washer lock 5/16
36155105 Bushing, strg. .742/.747 id
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38159946X428 S insert . cap
4169839 Spindle assembly right hand
4073540500 Crownlock nut
41159945 Adapter
42163888 Boot steering
43121749X Washer
46184946X505 Spindle
56266H Thrust bearing use 1 or 2 as required
6121748X Washer
65160367 Spacer bracket
6772110618 Bolt
68169827 Axle brace
71175146 Steering
7219182411 Washer
73160135 Extension steering
812000029 Ring
82199978 Bracket susp. chassis front
87173966 Flat washer
88175118 Bolt . shoulder
91175553 Steering clip
9419111216 Washer
95188967 Washer
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0192707 Owner manual
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0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0181542 Replacement mower, complete (std. deck-order se...
1176636X505 Control throttle
1123645J Bushing
13272293 Buffler gasket
14148456 Plug drain oil easy drain
2416358 Screw #10 x 3/4 single lead - hex
23169837 Shield thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
29137180 Kit spark arrester (flat screen)
3N/P Engine, briggs model 31p777-0348-e1 (see breakd...
31179022 Tank fuel 4.0 rear
32179124X428 Assembly fuel cap
33123487X Clamp hose
378543R Fuel line
38181654 Plug, oil drain easy
4137352 Muffler
41139277 Stem
4517000612 Screw
6210010500 Washer lock 5/16
72192334 Screw
7817060620 Screw
81STD541425 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0184311X428 Footrest pad
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0192708 Manual, owner's spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0181542 Replacement mower, complete (std. deck-order se...
1401043 Seat
10195530 Pan seat
11166369 Adjustment knob . seat
12121246X Bracket
13121248X Bushing
1472050412 Bolt, rdhd sht nk 1/4 - 20 x 1 - 1/2
15121249X Spacer, split, large .28 id. x .88
16123740X Compression spring
1773680400 Nut lock 1/4 lge flg gr.5 zinc
18124238X Spring cap
2140551 Bracket pivot
21171852 Bolt
22STD541431 Nut hex lock w/ins 5/16-18
2419171912 Washer
25127018X Bolt
3STD523710 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1
419131610 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 40 (96012001102)
5145006 Clip push-in hinged (96012001102)
6STD541437 Nut hex w/ins. 3/8-16 unc
7124181X Spring
817000616 Head bolt
919131612 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 ga.
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0184311X428 Footrest pad
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0192708 Manual, owner's spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0181542 Replacement mower, complete (std. deck-order se...
1187407 Reflector, left hand
10156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
11189088 Decal, replacement hood
12172331 Decal mower srs heavy duty 12 ga
13133644 Decal maintance customer sears domestic
15187408 Decal, reflector, right hand
16164065 Decal, strng. whl. domed prem. srs
17156368 Decal, fender stlt oper inst english/spanish
18186572 Decal, fender, craftsman white
2138047 Decal, battery, dirhard, sears
20149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
21186331 Decal, hood, side, panel
23189020 Decal engine h/p
24189087 Decal, engine
26181470 Left Decal, deck leveling
3186242 Decal, hood, right hand
4186243 Decal, hood left hand
5160396 Decal v-belt schematic 42" eng
6146046 Decal, v-belt, drive, schematic
7STD561820 Decal, deck "b" "42'
9189080 Shaft assembly lift rh w/inf (96012003401)
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0184311X428 Footrest pad
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0192708 Manual, owner's spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0181542 Replacement mower, complete (std. deck-order se...
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 c service
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0192707 Owner manual
0192708 Manual, owner's spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0181542 Replacement mower, complete (std. deck-order se...
1179504 Plunger
11151141 Link, lift, l.h.
12151140 Link, lift, rh.
13STD624008 Retainer spring
15173288 Link front susp.
16STD541250 Nut, hex, jam 1/2-13 unc
17175689 Front Trunnion
1873800800 Locknut, hex, with washer insert 1/2-13 unc
19139868 Arm suspension
2159476 Assembly line shaft
20163552 Clip, hairpin (standard hardware-purchase locally)
3188822 Pin groove 5/16 dia. x 1.875
31169865 Bearing . pivot
3273540600 Crownlock nut
36155097 Pointer, pnt height indicator
37123935X Hole plug
3817060516 Screw 5/16-18 x 3/4 smgml tap/r
4STD581062 E-ring
4019112410 Washer
41155098 Scale indicator height
519211621 Washer
6120183X Bearing
7175830 Grip
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0192707 Owner manual
0192708 Manual, owner's spanish
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0181542 Replacement mower, complete (std. deck-order se...
1185770 Mower housing
10140296 Washer
101198383 Mulch plate
10271081010 Screw
10319061216 Washer
104STD551110 Washer lock
105160793 Assembly b latch
1062029J Nut weld .327/.304 no. 10-24
11134149 Blade
11317060512 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 3/4 tytt
1164898H Shoulder bolt
117165746 Gauge wheel
11873930600 Locknut
119STD551037 Washer 13/32 x 7/8 x 14 ga.
11A139775 Blade
11B138971 Blade
12919131312 Washer
13137646 Shaft assembly, mandrel, vented (incl. key numb...
130STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
131STD533710 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
13217000612 Screw
134156941X008 Pin head rivet
135532159765 Bracket assembly wheel gauge rear lh
136155986X431 Bar adj. gauge wheel
138159763 Bracket
139159767 Bracket assembly wheel gauge front rh
14128774 Housing
140159768 Bracket assembly wheel gauge front - lh
143157109 Idler bracket
144158634 Keeper belt
145173437 Pulley idler flat
146171977 Carriage bolt
148169022 Spring idler
149165898 Retainer spring yellow zinc
15110485X Bearing
15019091210 Washer
159STD533717 Bolt rdhd sqn 3/8-16 unc x 1-3/4
16174493 Stripper
18STD533106 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
182179126 Rod roller nose
183163552 Clip, hairpin (standard hardware-purchase locally)
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 Spacer washer
32173436 Pulley, mandrel
33400234 Nut, toplock, flanged
3472110612 Bolt
36173438 Pulley, idler, flat
4165460 Sway bracket
40409148 Nut, lock flg. 3/8-16 unc
44140088 Guard
45STD624003 Retainer
46137729 Screw
5STD624008 Retainer spring
54178515 Flat washer
55155046 Arm idler 42" mower lt/yt
56165723 Spacer . retainer
59141043 Guard
6178024 Arm, suspension ,rear sway bar deck
61174882 Spring ext elect clutch 42" deck
68174883 V-belt
8850857 Bolt blade
9STD551137 Washer, lock
91180532 Bracket assembly nose roller lh
92STD541437 Locknut, hex w/wsh 3/8-16 unc
94532132264 Roller nose
95180533 Bracket assembly, noseroller rh