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Owner's Manual CRRFTSMIIN ° LAWN TRACTOR 18.5 HP , 42 " Mower Electric Start Automatic Transmission Model No . 917.275620 differently from previously built engines . Before you start the This product has a low emission engine which operates engine , read and understand this Owner's Manual , IMPORTANT : For answers to your questions 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 - 5 pm , Mon - Sat Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 U . S . A Visit our Craftsman website : www . sears . com / craftsman
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MaintenanceSchedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.3 . Serviceand Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222 . . 893.4 Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ProductSpecifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AssemblyPre - Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.0 RepairParts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SearsService . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BackCover Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.7 LIMITEDWARRANTYON CRAFTSMANRIDINGEQUIPMENT For two ( 2 ) yearsfrom the date of purchase , if this CraftsmanRiding Equipmentis maintained , lubricatedand tuned up accordingto the instructionsin the owner'smanual , Searswill repairor replacefree of chargeanyparts that are foundto bedefectivein materialor workmanshipaccordingto the guidelinesof coveragelistedbelow . Searss . will also providefree labor for theseapplicablewarrantedpartsfor the twofull year Duringthe first 30 daysof purchase , therewill be no chargesto service the product at your homefor issuescoveredby this warranty . ( Seeexclusionsbelow ) . For yours convenience , IN HOMEwarrantyservice will still be availableafterthe first 30day of purchase , but a trip chargewill apply . This chargewill bewaivedif the dCraftsmanSears productis droppedoff at an authorizedSearslocation . Forthe nearestauthorize location , pleasecall 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ® . Thiswarranty appliesonly while this product is within the UnitedStates . ThisWarrantydoes not cover : • Expendableitemswhichbecomeworn duringnormal use , includingbut not limitedto blades , sparkplugs , air cleaners , belts , and oil filters . • StandardMaintenanceServicing , oil changes , or tune - supsideobjects , • Tire replacementor repaircausedby puncturesfrom out suchas nails , thorns , stumps , or glass . • Repairsnecessarybecauseof operatorabuse , includingbut not limitedto , damage causedbytowingobjects beyondthe capabilityof the ridingequipment , impacting objectsthat bendthe frameor crankshaft , or over - speedingthe engine . • Repairsnecessarybecauseof operatornegligence , includingbutnot limitedto , elec - trical and mechanicaldamagecausedby improperstorage , failureto usethe proper grade and amountof engine oil , failureto keep the deckclear of flammabledebris , or failureto maintainthe equipmentaccordingto the instructionscontainedin the owner'smanual . • Engine ( fuelsystem ) cleaningor repairscausedby fuel determinedto be contami - natedor oxidized ( stale ) . In general , fuel shouldbeused within 30daysof its pur - chasedate . • Normaldeteriorationand wear of the exteriorfinishes , or productlabel replacement . • Ridingequipmentusedfor commercialor rental purposes . LIMITEDWARRANTYON BATTERY For ninety ( 90 ) daysfrom dateof purchase , if anybattery includedwiththis riding equipmentprovesdefectivein materialor workmanshipand our testingdeterminesthe batterywill not holda charge , Searswill replacethe batteryat nocharge . Duringthe first 30daysof purchase , therewill beno chargesto replacethe batteryat yourHOME . After the first 30 days , for yourconvenience , IN - HOMEwarrantyservice will still be avail - ablebut a trip chargewill apply . This chargewill bewaivedif the Craftsmanproductis droppedoff at an authorizedSearslocation . Forthe nearestauthorizedSearslocation , pleasecall 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ® . This batterywarrantyappliesonly whilethis product iswithin the UnitedStates . Thiswarrantygives youspecific legalrights , and youmay also haveother rights , which vary , from stateto state . Sears , Roebuckand Co . , Dept . 817WA , HoffmanEstates , IL 60179
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IMPORTANT : This cuttingmachineis capableof amputatinghandsand feet and throw - ing objects . Failureto observethe followingsafetyinstructionscouldresult inserious injuryor death . • Never direct discharged material _ IWARNING : In order to preventac - toward anyone . Avoid discharging cidentalstartingwhensetting up , trans - material against a wall or obstruction . porting , adjustingor makingrepairs , Material may ricochet back toward the alwaysdisconnectsparkplugwire andark operator . Stop the blades when cross - placewire where it cannot contactsp ing gravel surfaces . plug . • Do not operate machine without the _ I _ WARNING : Do not coast down a hill in entire grass catcher , discharge guard , neutral , you may lose control of the tractor . or other safety devices in place and _ IWARNING : Tow only the attachments working . that are recommended by and comply with • Slowdown before turning . specifications of the manufacturer of your • Never leave a running machine tractor . Use common sense when towing . unattended . Always turn off blades , Operate only at the lowest possible speed set parking brake , stop engine , and when on a slope . Too heavy of a load , remove keys before dismounting . while on a slope , is dangerous . Tires can • Disengage blades when not mowing . lose traction with the ground and cause Shut off engine and wait for all parts to you to lose control of your tractor . come to a complete stop before clean - ing the machine , removing the grass _ IWARNING : Engine exhaust , some of catcher , or unclogging the discharge its constituents , and certain vehicle com - guard . ponents contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer • Operate machine only in daylight or good artificial light . and birth defects or other reproductive harm . • Do not operate the machine while under the influence of alcohol or drugs . _ IWARNING : Battery posts , terminals • Watch for traffic when operating near and related accessories contain lead and or crossing roadways . lead compounds , chemicals known to the • Use extra care when loading or un - State of California to cause cancer and loading the machine into a trailer or birth defects or other reproductive harm . truck . Wash hands after handling . • Always wear eye protection when oper - ating machine . I . GENERAL OPERATION • Data indicates that operators , age 60 • Read , understand , and follow all years and above , are involved in a instructions on the machine and in the large percentage of riding mower - re - manual before starting . lated injuries . These operators should • Do not put hands or feet near rotating evaluate their ability to operate the parts or under the machine . Keep clear riding mower safely enough to protect of the discharge opening at all times . themselves and others from serious • Only allow responsible adults , who are injury . familiar with the instructions , to operate • Follow the manufacturer's recommen - the machine . dation for wheel weights or counter - • Clear the area of objects such as weights . rocks , toys , wire , etc . , which could be • Keep machine free of grass , leaves or picked up and thrown by the blades . other debris build - up which can touch • Be sure the area is clear of bystand - hot exhaust / engine parts and burn . ers before operating . Stop machine if Do not allow the mower deck to plow anyone enters the area . leaves or other debris which can cause • Never carry passengers . build - up to occur . Clean any oil or fuel • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - spillage before operating or storing the lutely necessary . Always look down machine . Allow machine to cool before and behind before and while backing . storage . 3
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I1 . SLOPE OPERATION • Never carry children , even with the blades shut off . They may fall off and Slopes are a major factor related to loss of be seriously injured or interfere with control and tip - over accidents , which can safe machine operation . Children who result in severe injury or death . Opera - have been given rides in the past may tion on all slopes requires extra caution . If suddenly appear in the mowing area you cannot back up the slope or if you feel for another ride and be run over or uneasy on it , do not mow it . backed over by the machine . • Mow up and down slopes , not across . • Never allow children to operate the • Watch for holes , ruts , bumps , rocks , or machine . other hidden objects . Uneven terrain • Use extra care when approaching blind could overturn the machine . Tall grass corners , shrubs , trees , or other objects can hide obstacles . that may block your view of a child . • Choose a low ground speed so that you will not have to stop or shift while IV . TOWING on the slope . • Tow only with a machine that has a • Do not mow on wet grass . Tires may hitch designed for towing . Do not at - lose traction . tach towed equipment except at the Always keep the machine in gear when hitch point . going down slopes . Do not shift to • Followthe manufacturer's recom - neutral and coast downhill . mendation for weight limits for towed • Avoid starting , stopping , or turning on equipment and towing on slopes . a slope . If the tires lose traction , dis - • Never allow children or others in or on engage the blades and proceed slowly towed equipment . straight down the slope . • On slopes , the weight of the towed • Keep all movement on the slopes slow equipment may cause loss of traction and gradual . Do not make sudden and loss of control . changes in speed or direction , which • Travel slowly and allow extra distance could cause the machine to roll over . to stop . • Use extra care while operating ma - V . SERVICE chine with grass catchers or other at - tachments ; they can affect the stability SAFE HANDLING OF GASOLINE of the machine . Do no use on steep To avoid personal injury or property slopes . damage , use extreme care in handling • Do not try to stabilize the machine by gasoline . Gasoline is extremely flammable putting your foot on the ground . and the vapors are explosive . • Do not mow near drop - offs , ditches , • Extinguish all cigarettes , cigars , pipes , or embankments . The machine could and other sources of ignition . suddenly roll over if a wheel is over the • Use only approved gasoline container . edge or if the edge caves in . • Never remove gas cap or add fuel with III . CHILDREN the engine running . Allow engine to cool before refueling . Tragic accidents can occur if the operator • Never fuel the machine indoors . is not alert to the presence of children . • Never store the machine or fuel con - Children are often attracted to the machine tainer where there is an open flame , and the mowing activity . Never assume spark , or pilot light such as on a water that children will remain where you last heater or other appliances . saw them . • Never fill containers inside a vehicle • Keep children out of the mowing area or on a truck or trailer bed with plastic and in the watchful care of a respon - liner . Always place containers on the sible adult other than the operator . ground away from your vehicle when • Be alert and turn machine off if a child filling . enters the area . • Before and while backing , look behind and down for small children .
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• Removegas - poweredequipmentfrom • Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or the truck or trailerand refuel it on the other debris build - up . Clean oil or fuel ground . If this is not possible , thenrtable spillage and remove any fuel - soaked refuelsuch equipmentwith a po debris . Allow machine to cool before container , ratherthanfrom a gasoline storing . dispensernozzle . • If you strike a foreign object , stop and • Keepthe nozzle incontactwiththe grimat inspect the machine . Repair , if neces - of the fuel tank or containeropenin sary , before restarting . all times until fuelingis complete . Do . • Never make any adjustments or repairs not usea nozzlelock - nopendevicege with the engine running . • If fuel is spilled on clothing , cha • Check grass catcher components and clothingimmediately . the discharge guard frequently and • Neveroverfillfuel tank . Replacegas replace with manufacturer's recom - capand tighten securely . mended parts , when necessary . • Mower blades are sharp . Wrap the GENERAL SERVICE blade or wear gloves , and use extra • Never operate machine in a closed are . caution when servicing them . • Keep all nuts and bolts tight to be sure • Check brake operation frequently . Ad - the equipment is in safe working condi - just and service as required . tion . • Maintain or replace safety and instruc - • Never tamper with safety devices . tion labels , as necessary . Check their proper operation regularly . • Be sure the area is clear of bystand - • Before and while backing , look behind and down for small children . ers before operating . Stop machine if anyone enters the area . • Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , • Never carry passengers . not across . • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - • Choose a low ground speed so that lutely necessary . Always look down you will not have to stop or shift while and behind before and while backing . on the slope . • Never carry children , even with the • Avoid starting , stopping , or turning on blades shut off . They may fall off and a slope . If the tires lose traction , dis - be seriously injured or interfere with engage the blades and proceed slowly safe machine operation . Children who straight down the slope . have been given rides in the past may • If machine stops while going uphill , suddenly appear in the mowing area disengage blades , shift into reverse for another ride and be run over or and back down slowly . backed over by the machine . • Do not turn on slopes unless neces - • Keep children out of the mowing area sary , and then , turn slowly and gradu - and in the watchful care of a respon - ally downhill , if possible . sible adult other than the operator . • Be alert and turn machine off if a child enters the area . 5
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS In the state of California the above is re - quired by law ( Section 4442 of the Califor - Gasoline Capacity 2.0 Gallons nia Public Resources Code ) . Other states and Type : Unleaded Regular may have similar laws . Federal laws apply on federal lands . A spark arrester for the Oil Type SAE 30 ( above 32 ° F ) muffler is available through your nearest ' API - SG - SL ) : SAE 5W - 30 ( Below 32 ° F Sears service center ( See REPAIR PARTS Oil Capacity : W / Filter : 3.5 Pints section of this manual ) . W / O Filter : 3.0 Pints REPAIR PROTECTION Spark Plug : Champion RC12YC AGREEMENTS ( GAP : . 030 " ) Congratulations on making a smart pur - Ground Speed Forward : 5.5 chase . Your new Craftsman ® product is ( MPH ) : Reverse : 2.4 designed and manufactured for years of Tire Pressure : Front : 14 PSI dependable operation . But like all prod - Rear : 10 PSI ucts , it may require repair from time to time . That's when having a Repair Protec - Charging 3 Amps Battery tion Agreement can save you money and System : 5 Amps Headlights aggravation . Battery : Amp / Hr : 28 Purchase a Repair Protection Agreement Min . CCA : 230 now and protect yourself from unexpected Case Size : U1R hassle and expense . Here's what's included in the Agreement : Blade Bolt • Expert service by our 12,000 profe - 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . Torque : sional repair specialists . • Unlimited service and no charge for CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase parts and labor on all covered repairs . of a new tractor . It has been designed , • Product replacement if your covered engineered and manufactured to give product can't be fixed . you the best possible dependability and • Discount of 10 % from regular price of performance . service and service - related parts not Should you experience any problem you covered by the agreement ; also , 10 % cannot easily remedy , please contact a off regular price of preventive mainte - Sears or other qualified service center . nance check . We have competent , well - trained techni - • Fast help by phone - phone support cians and the proper tools to service or from a Sears technician on products repair this tractor . Please read and retain this manual . The requiring in - home repair , plus conve - nient repair scheduling . instructions will enable you to assemble Once you purchase the Agreement , a and maintain your tractor properly . Always observe the " SAFETY RULES " . simple phone call is all that it takes for you to schedule service . You can call anytime CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES day or night , or schedule a service ap - • Read and observe the safety rules . pointment online . • Follow a regular schedule in main - Sears has over 12,000 professional repair taining , caring for and using your tractor . specialists , who have access to over 4.5 • Follow the instructions under " Mainte - million quality parts and accessories . nance " and " Storage " sections of this That's the kind of professionalism you can owner's manual . count on to help prolong the life of your _ L , WARNING : This tractor is equipped new purchase for years to come . Purchase with an internal combustion engine and your Repair Protection Agreement today ! should not be used on or near any unim - Some limitations and exclusions apply . proved forest - covered , brush - covered or For prices and additional information call 1 - 800 - 827 - 6655 . grass - covered land unless the engine's exhaust system is equipped with a spark SEARS INSTALLATION SERVICE arrester meeting applicable local or state For Sears professional installation of home laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it appliances , garage door openers , water should be maintained in effective working heaters , and other major home items , in order by the operator . the U . S . A . call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ®
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( 1 ) Oil Drain Tube For Future Use Slope Sheet Keys ( 2 ) Keys Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory . 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 ) . TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM ADJUST SEAT CARTON 1 . Raise seat and loosen adjustment UNPACK CARTON knob . 1 . Cut along dotted lines on all four pan - 2 . Lower seat into operating position and els of carton . Remove end panels and sit in seat . lay side panels flat . 3 . Slide seat until a comfortable position 2 . Remove protective materials from trac - is reached which allows you to press tor hood and grille . clutch / brake pedal all the way down . IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any 4 . Get off seat without moving its adjusted staples in skid that may puncture tires position . where tractor is to roll off skid . 5 . Raise seat and tighten adjustment CHECK BATTERY knob securely . 1 . Lift seat pan to raised position . NOTE : If this battery is put into service after month and year indicated on label ( label located between terminals ) charge battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 amps . ( See " BATTERY " in Maintenance section of this manual for charging instruc - Adjustment tions ) . Knob Seat Label Terminal Terminal 7
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NOTE : You may now roll or drive your CHECKTIRE PRESSURE tractor off the skid . Follow the appropriate The tires on your tractor were overinflated instruction below to remove the tractor at the factory for shipping purposes . Cor - from the skid . rect tire pressure is important for best cutting performance . TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in Operation section for location and " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section function of controls ) of this manual . 1 . Press lift lever plunger and raise CHECK DECK LEVELNESS attachment lift lever to its highest po - sition . For best cutting results , mower hous - 2 . Release parking brake by depressing ing should be properly leveled . See " TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the Service clutch / brake pedal . 3 . Place freewheel control in " trans - and Adjustments section of this manual . mission disengaged " position ( See " TO CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION TRANSPORT " in the Operation section OF ALL BELTS of this manual ) . 4 . Roll tractor forward off skid . See the figures that are shown for replac - ing motion and mower blade drive belts 5 . Remove banding holding deflector in the Service and Adjustments section shield up against tractor . of this manual . Verify that the belts are TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See routed correctly . Operation section for location and CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM function of controls ) After you learn how to operate your trac - _ WARNING : Before starting , read , un - tor , check to see that the brake is properly derstand and follow all instructions in the adjusted . See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in Operation section of this manual . Be sure the Service and Adjustments section of tractor is in a well - ventilated area . Be sure this manual . the area in front of tractor is clear of other people and objects . 1 . Be sure all the above assembly steps have been completed . 2 . Check engine oil level and fill fuel tank with gasoline . 3 . Place freewheel control in " trans - mission engaged " position . ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in the Operation section of this manual ) . 4 . Sit on seat in operating position , depress clutch / brake pedal and set the parking brake . 5 . Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . 6 . Press lift lever plunger and raise attachment lift lever to its highest posi - tion . 7 . Start the engine . After engine has started , move throttle control to idle position . 8 . Release parking brake . 9 . Slowly move the motion control lever forward and slowly drive tractor off skid . 10 . Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking brake and place motion control lever in neutral position . 11 . Turn ignition key to " STOP " position . Continue with the instructions that follow .
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, / CHECKLIST Before you operate your new tractor , we wish to assure that you receive the best performance and satisfaction from this Quality Product . Please review the following checklist : , / All assembly instructions have been completed . , / No remaining loose parts in carton . , / Battery is properly prepared and charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . , / " Seat is adjusted comfortably and tight - ened securely . , / " All tires are properly inflated . ( For ship - ping purposes , the tires were overin - flated at the factory ) . , / Be sure mower deck is properly leveled side - to - side / front - to - rear for best cutting results . ( Tires must be properly inflated for leveling ) . , / Check mower and drive belts . Be sure they are routed properly around pulleys and inside all belt keepers . , / Check wiring . See that all connections are still secure and wires are properly clamped . , / Before driving tractor , be sure freewheel control is in " transmission engaged " position ( see " TO TRANSPORT " in the Operation section of this manual ) . While learning how to use your tractor , pay extra attention to the following important items : , / Engine oil is at proper level . , / Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , regu - lar unleaded gasoline . , / " Become familiar with all controls , their location and function . Operate them before you start the engine . , / Be sure brake system is in safe operat - ing condition . , / Be sure Operator Presence System and Reverse Operation System ( ROS ) are working properly ( See the Opera - tion and Maintenance sections in this manual ) . , / " It is important to purge the transmission before operating your tractor for the first time . Follow proper starting and transmis - sion purging instructions ( See " TO START ENGINE " and " PURGE TRANSMISSION " in the Operation section of this manual ) . 9
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These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product . Learn and understand their meaning . R N H I \ 1 REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW CHOKE FAST SLOW IGNITION SWITCH ENGINE OFF REVERSE ENGINE ON ENGINE START PARKING BRAKE PARKING BRAKE PARKING BRAKE OPERATION LOCKED UNLOCKED SYSTEM ( ROS ) t ol BATTERY OVER TEMP FUEL OIL PRESSURE REVERSE FORWARD MOWER HEIGHT MOWER LIFT LIGHT m ATTACHMENT ATTACHMENT KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS CLUTCH DISENGAGED CLUTCH ENGAGED DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) DANGER indicates a hazard which , if not avoided , LIGHTS ON will result in death or serious injury . WARNING indicates a hazard which , if not avoided , could result in death or serious injury . FREE WHEEL ( Automatic Models only ) CAUTION indicates a hazard which , if not avoided , might result in minor or moderate injury . CAUTION when used without the alert symbol , indicates a situation that could result in damage to the tractor and / or engine . Failure to follow instructions could result in serious injury or NOT SURFACES indicates a hazard which , death . The safety alert symbol if not avoided , could result in death , serious injury and / or property damage . is used to identify safety inform - ation about hazards which can FIRE indicates a hazard which , if not avoided , result in death , serious injury could result in death , serious injury and / or and / or property damage . property damage . 10
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KN OW YOU R TRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATINGYOUR TRACTOR Compare the illustrations with your tractor to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . " ON " Position Ignition Switch Attachment Clutch Lever Lift Lever Plunger Lift Lever Throttle / Choke Control Clutch / Brake Pedal Height Adjustment Indicator Freewheel Control Parking Brake Lever Motion Control Lever Light Switch 02892 Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . LIFT LEVER PLUNGER - Used to release AMMETER - Indicates charging ( + ) or discharging ( - ) of battery . attachment lift lever when changing its ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER - Used position . LIGHT SWITCH - Turns the headlights on to engage the mower blades or other at - and off . tachments mounted to your tractor . MOTION CONTROL LEVER - Selects the ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER - Used to speed and direction of tractor . raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck or PARKING BRAKE LEVER - Locks clutch / other attachments mounted to your tractor . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL - Used for brake pedal into the brake position . REVERSE OPERATION SYSTEM ( ROS ) declutching and braking the tractor and " ON " POSITION - Allows operation of starting the engine . mower deck or other powered attachment FREEWHEEL CONTROL - Disengagages while in reverse . transmission for pushing or slowly towing THROTTLE / CHOKE CONTROL - Used the tractor with the engine off . for starting and controlling engine speed . IGNITION SWITCH - Used for starting and stopping the engine . 11
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The operationof anytractorcan resultin foreignobjectsthrownintothesses eyes , which canresultin severeeyedamage . Alwayswear safetygla or eyeshieldswhile operatingyourtractoror performingany adjustments or repairs . We recommendstandardsafety glassesor a wide visionsafety maskworn overspectacles . HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR IMPORTANT : Leaving the ignition switch in any position other than " STOP " will TO SET PARKING BRAKE cause the battery to discharge and go Your tractor is equipped with an operator dead . presence sensing switch . When engine NOTE : Under certain conditions when is running , any attempt by the operator tractor is standing idle with the engine to leave the seat without first setting the running , hot engine exhaust gases may parking brake will shut off the engine . cause " browning " of grass . To eliminate 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal all the way this possibility , always stop engine when down and hold . stopping tractor on grass areas . 2 . Pull parking brake lever up and release pressure from clutch / brake pedal . _ JlLCAUTION : Always stop tractor com - Pedal should remain in brake position . pletely , as described above , before leaving Make sure parking brake will hold trac - the operator's position . tor secure . TO USE THROTTLE CONTROL Throttle / Choke Attachment Clutch Always operate engine at full throttle . Control Lever " Engage " • Operating engine at less than full " Brake " throttle reduces the battery charging Position rate . gage " • Full throttle offers the best bagging and Position mower performance . Ignition TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD The direction and speed of movement is controlled by the motion control lever . Motion 1 . Start tractor with motion control lever in Clutch / " Disengaged " Parking Brake Control neutral ( N ) position . Brake Position " Engaged " Lever 2 . Release parking brake . Pedal Position 3 . Slowly move motion control lever to STOPPING desired position . TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT MOWER BLADES - The position of the attachment lift lever • To stop mower blades , move attachment clutch lever to disengaged position . determines the cutting height . • Grasp lift lever . GROUND DRIVE - • Press plunger with thumb and move • To stop ground drive , depress clutch / lever to desired position . brake pedal all the way down . The cutting height range is approxi - • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " . The heights are mea - position . sured from the ground to the blade tip with IMPORTANT : The motion control lever the engine not running . These heights does not return to neutral ( N ) position are approximate and may vary depending when the clutch / brake pedal is depressed . upon soil conditions , height of grass and ENGINE - types of grass being mowed . • The average lawn should be cut to ap - • Move throttle control between half and proximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the cool full speed ( fast ) position . season and to over 3 inches during hot NOTE : Failure to move throttle control months . For healthier and better look - between half and full speed ( fast ) posi - ing lawns , mow often and after moder - tion , before stopping , may cause engine to ate growth . " backfire " . • For best cutting performance , grass • Turn ignition key to " STOP " position and over 6 inches in height should be remove key . Always remove key when mowed twice . Make the first cut rela - leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized use . tively high ; the second to desired height . • Never use choke to stop engine . 12
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TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS Attachment Clutch Lever Gauge wheels are properly adjusted Attachemnt " Engage " when they are slightly off the ground when Lift Lever High mower is at the desired cutting height in Position operating position . Gauge wheels then keep the deck in proper position to help Low Position prevent scalping in most terrain conditions . NOTE : Adjust gauge wheels with tractor " Disengage " on a flat level surface . Position 1 . Adjust mower to desired cutting height ( See " TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT " in this section of manual ) . Shield 2 . With mower in desired height of cut position , gauge wheels should be REVERSE OPERATION SYSTEM ( ROS ) assembled so they are slightly off the Your tractor is equipped with a Reverse ground . Install gauge wheel in ap - Operation System ( ROS ) . Any attempt by propriate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / 8 the operator to travel in the reverse direc - washer , and 3 / 8 - 16 Iocknut and tighten tion with the attachment clutch engaged securely . will shut off the engine unless ignition key 3 . Repeat for opposite side , installing is placed in the ROS " ON " position . gauge wheel in same adjustment hole . _ WARNING : Backing up with the at - tachment clutch engaged while mowing is strongly discouraged . Turning the ROS " ON " , to allow reverse operation with the attachment clutch engaged , should only be done when the operator decides it is necessary to reposition the machine with the attachment engaged . Do not mow in 3 / 8 - 16 reverse unless absolutely necessary . Locknut USING THE REVERSE OPERATION Shoulder SYSTEM - 3 / 8 Washer 1 . Move motion control lever to neutral Gauge Wheel ( N ) position . 2 . With engine running , turn ignition key counterclockwise to ROS " ON " posi - TO OPERATE MOWER tion . Your tractor is equipped with an operator 3 . Look down and behind before backing . presence sensing switch . Any attempt 4 . Slowly move motion control lever to by the operator to leave the seat with the reverse ( R ) position to start movement . engine running and the attachment clutch 5 . When use of the ROS is no longer engaged will shut off the engine . You must needed , turn the ignition key clockwise remain fully and centrally positioned in the to engine " ON " position . seat to prevent the engine from hesitating ROS " ON " Position Engine " ON " Position or cutting off when operating your equip - ( Normal Operating ) ment on rough , rolling terrain or hills . 1 . Select desired height of cut . 2 . Start mower blades by engaging at - tachment clutch control . TO STOP MOWER BLADES - disengage attachment clutch control . _ kCAUTION : Do not operate the mower without either the entire grass catcher , on mowers so equipped , or the deflector shield in place . 13
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TO OPERATE ON HILLS TOWING CARTS AND OTHER ATTACH - MENTS _ WARNING : Do not drive up or down hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and do Tow only the attachments that are recom - not drive across any slope . Use the slope mended by and comply with specifications guide at the back of this manual . of the manufacturer of your tractor . Use • Choose the slowest speed before start - common sense when towing . Too heavy ing up or down hills . of a load , while on a slope , is dangerous . • Avoid stopping or changing speed on hills . Tires can lose traction with the ground and • If slowing is necessary , move throttle cause you to lose control of your tractor . control lever to slower position . BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE • If stopping is absolutely necessary , push CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL clutch / brake pedal quickly to brake posi - The engine in your tractor has been tion and engage parking brake . shipped , from the factory , already filled • Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) with summer weight oil . position . 1 . Check engine oil with tractor on level IMPORTANT : The motion control lever ground . does not return to neutral ( N ) position 2 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe when the clutch / brake pedal is depressed . clean , reinsert the dipstick and screw • To restart movement , slowly release cap tight , wait for a few seconds , re - parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . move and read oil level . If necessary , • Slowly move motion control lever to add oil until " FULL " mark on dipstick is slowest setting . reached . Do not overfill . • Make all turns slowly . • For cold weather operation you should TO TRANSPORT change oil for easier starting ( See the When pushing or towing your tractor , be oil viscosity chart in the Maintenance sure to disengage transmission by placing section of this manual ) . freewheel control in freewheeling position . • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - Freewheel control is located at the rear nance section in this manual . drawbar of tractor . ADD GASOLINE 1 . Raise attachment lift to highest posi - • Fill fuel tank to bottom of tank filler neck . tion with attachment lift control . 2 . Pull freewheel control out and down Do not overfill . Use fresh , clean , regular into the slot and release so it is held in unleaded gasoline with a minimum of 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline will in - the disengaged position . crease carbon and lead oxide deposits • Do not push or tow tractor at more than and reduce valve life ) . Do not mix oil two ( 2 ) MPH . with gasoline . Purchase fuel in quanti - • To re - engage transmission , reverse ties that can be used within 30 days to above procedure . assure fuel freshness . Transmission Engaged _ CAUTION : Wipe off any spilled oil or fuel . Do not store , spill or use gasoline near an open flame . IMPORTANT : When operating in tempera - tures below 32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , clean winter grade gasoline to help insure good cold weather starting . Transmission Disengaged NOTE : To protect hood from damage when transporting your tractor on a truck or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and secured to tractor . Use an appropriate means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , etc . ) . 14
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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 - 7 . When engine starts , allow engine tion and formation of acids during storage . to run with the throttle control in the Acidic gas can damage the fuel system of choke position until the engine runs an engine while in storage . roughly , then move throttle control To avoid engine problems , the fuel system to fast position . This may require an should be emptied before storage of 30 engine warm - up period from several days or longer . Drain the gas tank , start seconds to several minutes , depending the engine and let it run until the fuel lines on the temperature . and carburetor are empty . AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WARM UP Use fresh fuel next season . See Storage Before driving the unit in cold weather , Instructions for additional information . the transmission should be warmed up as Never use engine or carburetor cleaner follows : products in the fuel tank or permanent 1 . Be sure the tractor is on level ground . damage may occur . 2 . Place the motion control lever in TO START ENGINE neutral . Release the parking brake When starting the engine for the first time and let the clutch / brake slowly return or if the engine has run out of fuel , it will to operating position . take extra cranking time to move fuel from 3 . Allow one minute for transmission to the tank to the engine . warm up . This can be done during 1 . Be sure freewheel control is in the the engine warm up period . transmission engaged position . • The attachments can also be used dur - 2 . Sit on seat in operating position , ing the engine warm - up period after the depress clutch / brake pedal and set transmission has been warmed up . parking brake . NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 3 . Place motion control lever in neutral feet ) or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) ( N ) position . the carburetor fuel mixture may need to 4 . Move attachment clutch to disengaged be adjusted for best engine performance . position . ( See " TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the 5 . Move throttle control to choke position . Service and Adjustments section of this NOTE : Before starting , read the warm manual . ) and cold starting procedures below . 6 . Insert key into ignition and turn key clockwise to start position and release key as soon as engine starts . Do not run starter continuously for more than fifteen seconds per minute . If the engine does not start after several attempts , move throttle control to fast position , wait a few minutes and try again . If engine still does not start , move the throttle control back to the choke position and retry . WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and above ) 7 . When engine starts , move the throttle control to the fast position . • The attachments and ground drive can now be used . If the engine does not accept the load , restart the engine and allow it to warm up for one minute using the choke as described above . 15
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PURGE TRANSMISSION MOWING TIPS _ iCAUTION : Never engage or dis - • Mower should be properly leveled for engage freewheel lever while the engine best mowing performance . See " TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the is running . To ensure proper operation and per - Service and Adjustments section of this manual . formance , it is recommended that the • The left hand side of mower should be transmission be purged before operating tractor for the first time . This procedure will used for trimming . remove any trapped air inside the trans - • Drive so that clippings are discharged mission which may have developed during onto the area that has already been cut . shipping of your tractor . Have the cut area to the right of the trac - tor . This will result in a more even distri - IMPORTANT : Should your transmission require removal for service or replace - bution of clippings and more uniform ment , it should be purged after reinstall - cutting . ation before operating the tractor . • When mowing large areas , start by 1 . Place tractor safely on level surface turning to the right so that clippings will with engine off and parking brake set . discharge away from shrubs , fences , 2 . Disengage transmission by placing driveways , etc . After one or two rounds , freewheel control in disengaged posi - mow in the opposite direction making left hand turns until finished . tion ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in this section of manual ) . 3 . Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine . After the engine is running , move r throttle control to slow position . With motion control lever in neutral ( N ) 1 position , slowly disengage clutch / brake pedal . 4 . Move motion control lever to full forward position and hold for five ( 5 ) ( seconds . Move lever to full reverse , J 00272 position and hold for five ( 5 ) seconds . Repeat this procedure three ( 3 ) times . • If grass is extremely tall , it should be NOTE : During this step there will be no mowed twice to reduce load and pos - movement of drive wheels . The air is being sible fire hazard from dried clippings . removed from hydraulic drive system . Make first cut relatively high ; the second 5 . Move motion control lever to neutral to the desired height . ( N ) position . Shutoff engine and set • Do not mow grass when it is wet . parking brake . Wet grass will plug mower and leave 6 . Engage transmission by placing free - undesirable clumps . Allow grass to dry wheel control in engaged position ( See before mowing . " TO TRANSPORT " in this section of • Always operate engine at full throttle manual ) . when mowing to assure better mow - 7 . Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine . ing performance and proper discharge After the engine is running , move of material . Regulate ground speed by throttle control to half ( 1 / 2 ) speed . selecting a low enough gear to give the With motion control lever in neutral ( N ) mower cutting performance as well as position , slowly disengage clutch / brake the quality of cut desired . pedal . • When operating attachments , select a 8 . Slowly move motion control lever for - ground speed that will suit the terrain ward , after the tractor moves approxi - and give best performance of the at - mately five ( 5 ) feet , slowly move motion tachment being used . control lever to reverse position . After the tractor moves approximately five ( 5 ) feet return the motion control lever to the neutral ( N ) position . Repeat this procedure with the motion control lever three ( 3 ) times . Your transmission is now purged and now ready for normal operation . 16
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F , LL , NOATES AS YOU COMPLETE / _ _ . _ " . . . . . . . REGULAR SERVICE _ " _ r / J % ' 4r _ J £ - ' 4r _ - _ £ ' _ r SERVICE DATES Check Brake Operation _ Check Tire Pressure Check Operator Presence and T ROS Systems li _ R Check for Loose Fasteners If Ks A Sharpen / Replace Mower Blades 1 _ 3 C Lubrication Chart I _ 0 Check Battery Level 1 _ 4 R Clean Battery and Terminals ll _ Check Transaxle Cooling i , , ' Check V - Belts Check Engine Oil Level I1 _ I _ Change Engine Oil ( with oil filter ) 1 _ 1,2 E Change Engine Oil ( without oil filter ) _ 11 _ 1 , 2 _ 1 _ N Clean Air Filter 11 _ 2 G Clean Air Screen 11 _ ' 2 Arrester i / Inspect Muffler / Spark E Replace Oil Filter ( If equipped ) 11 _ 1,2 Clean Engine Cooling Fins _ 2 Replace Spark Plug I _ I _ Replace Air Filter Paper Cartridge 11 _ ' 2 Replace Fuel Filter _ # 1 - Change more often when operating under a heavy load or 3 - Replace blades more often when mowing in sandy soil , in high ambient temperatures . 4 - Not required if equipped with maintenance - free battery . 2 - Service more often when operating in dirty or dusty conditions . 5 - Tighten front axle pivot bolt to 35 ft . - Ibs , maximum . Do not overtighten . GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS LUBRICATION CHART The warranty on this tractor does not cover d _ Spindle - - Spindle items that have been subjected to operator Zerk ; _ r Zerk abuse or negligence . To receive full value from the warranty , operator must maintain tractor as instructed in this manual . Some adjustments will need to be made _ Front Wheel _ Front Wheel periodically to properly maintain your trac - Bearing . . . . . . . , L _ Bearing Zerk tor . Zerk At least once a season , check to see if you should make any of the adjustments described in the Service and Adjustments @ Engine , _ section of this manual . • At least once a year you should replace t the spark plug , clean or replace air filter , and check blades and belts for wear . 01964 _ I A new spark plug and clean air filter assure proper air - fuel mixture and help ( _ General Purpose Grease your engine run better and last longer . @ REFER TO Maintenance " ENGINE " SECTION BEFORE EACH USE IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the 1 . Check engine oil level . pivot points which have special nylon 2 . Check brake operation . bearings . Viscous lubricants will attractof dust and dirt that will shorten the life the 3 . Check tire pressure . self - lubricating bearings . If you feel they 4 . Check operator presence and must be lubricated , use only a dry , pow - ROS systems for proper operation . dered graphite type lubricant sparingly . 5 . Check for loose fasteners . 17
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TRACTOR CHECK REVERSE OPERATION ( ROS ) SYSTEM Always observe safety rules when per - forming any maintenance . • When the engine is running with the BRAKE OPERATION ignition switch in the engine " ON " posi - tion and the attachment clutch engaged , If tractor requires more than five ( 5 ) feet to any attempt by the operator to shift into stop at highest speed in highest gear on a reverse should shut off the engine . level , dry concrete or paved surface , then • When the engine is running with the brake must be checked and adjusted . ( See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and ignition switch in the ROS " ON " position and the attachment clutch engaged , Adjustments section of this manual ) . any attempt by the operator to shift into TIRES reverse should NOT shut off the engine . • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires BLADE CARE ( See " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " For best results mower blades must be section of this manual ) . kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect blades . control chemicals which can harm rub - A CAUTION : Use only a replacement ber . blade approved by the manufacturer of • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp your tractor . Using a blade not approved objects and other hazards that may by the manufacturer of your tractor is cause tire damage . hazardous , could damage your tractor and NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent void your warranty . flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant may be purchased from your local parts BLADE REMOVAL dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry 1 . Raise mower to highest position to al - rot and corrosion . low access to blades . OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM AND NOTE : Protect your hands with gloves REVERSE OPERATION SYSTEM ( ROS ) and / or wrap blade with heavy cloth . Be sure operator presence and reverse 2 . Remove blade bolt by turning counter - clockwise . operation systems are working properly . If your tractor does not function as de - 3 . Install new or resharpened blade with scribed , repair the problem immediately . stamped " THIS SIDE UP " facing deck and mandrel assembly . • The engine should not start unless the IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assembly , brake pedal is fully depressed , and the center hole in blade must align with star attachment clutch control is in the disen - on mandrel assembly . gaged position . 4 . Install and tighten blade bolt securely CHECK OPERATOR PRESENCE ( 45 - 55 Ft . Lbs . torque ) . SYSTEM IMPORTANT : Special blade bolt is heat treated . • When the engine is running , any at - _ Mandrel tempt by the operator to leave the seat Blade Assembly without first setting the parking brake should shut off the engine . • When the engine is running and the attachment clutch is engaged , any at - Blade . B . olt " _ tempt by the operator to leave the seat ( Special ) - - - - - - _ _ should shut off the engine . Center Hole • The attachment clutch should never op - TO SHARPEN BLADE erate unless the operator is in the seat . NOTE : We do not recommend sharp - ROS " ON " Position Engine " ON " Position ening blade - but if you do , be sure the ( Normal Operating ) blade is balanced . Care should be taken to keep the bladecause balanced . An unbalanced blade will excessive vibration and eventual damage to mower and engine . • The blade can be sharpened with a file or on a grinding wheel . Do not attempt to sharpen while on the mower . 18
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• To check blade balance , you will need a • Inspect cooling fan to be sure fan blades are intact and clean . 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a cone balancer . ( When using a cone balancer , • Inspect cooling fins for dirt , grass clip - follow the instructions supplied with pings and other materials . To prevent balancer . ) damage to seals , do not use com - NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing pressed air or high pressure sprayer to blade . The lobes of the center hole may clean cooling fins . TRANSAXLE PUMP FLUID appear to be centered , but are not . • Slide blade on to an unthreaded portion The transaxle was sealed at the factory of the steel bolt or pin and hold the and fluid maintenance is not required fors - bolt or pin parallel with the ground . If the life of the transaxle . Should the tran blade is balanced , it should remain in a axle ever leak or require servicing , contact horizontal position . If either end of the a Sears or other qualified service center . blade moves downward , sharpen the V - BELTS heavy end until the blade is balanced . Check V - belts for deterioration and wear after 100 hours of operation and replace if necessary . The belts are not adjustable . 5 / 8 " Bolt or p _ Blade Replace belts if they begin to slip from wear . Center Hole ENGINE BATTERY LUBRICATION Your tractor has a battery charging system Only use high quality detergent oil rated which is sufficient for normal use . How - with API service classification SG - SL Se - ever , periodic charging of the battery with lect the oil's SAE viscosity grade according an automotive charger will extend its life . to your expected operating temperature . • Keep battery and terminals clean . • Keep battery bolts tight . SAE VISCOSITY GRADES • Keep small vent holes open . • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . NOTE : The original equipment battery on F - 20 0 30 32 40 60 80 100 your tractor is maintenance free . Do not c - _ 0 - 20 - 1 _ 8 ; 0 _ 0 10 4 _ TEMPERATURE RANGE ANTICIPATED BEFORE NEXT OIL CHANGE attempt to open or remove caps or covers . oil vJs _ chin1 e Adding or checking level of electrolyte is NOTE : Although multi - viscosity oils not necessary . ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) improve starting in TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS cold weather , they will result in increased oil consumption when used above 32 ° E Corrosion and dirt on the battery and Check your engine oil level more frequent - terminals can cause the battery to " leak " ly to avoid possible engine damage from power . running low on oil . 1 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first Change the oil after every 50 hours of op - then RED battery cable and remove eration or at least once a year if the tractor battery from tractor . is not used for 50 hours in one year . 2 . Rinse the battery with plain water and Check the crankcase oil level before starting dry . the engine and after each eight ( 8 ) hours 3 . Clean terminals and battery cable of operation . Tighten oil fill cap / dipstick se - ends with wire brush until bright . curely each time you check the oil level . 4 . Coat terminals with grease or petro - TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL leum jelly . Determine temperature range expected 5 . Reinstall battery ( See " REPLACING before oil change . All oil must meet API BATTERY " in the SERVICE AND AD - service classification SG - SL JUSTMENTS section of this manual ) . • Be sure tractor is on level surface . TRANSAXLE COOLING • Oil will drain more freely when warm . The transmission fan and cooling fins • Catch oil in a suitable container . should be kept clean to assure proper 1 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful cooling . not to allow dirt to enter the engine Do not attempt to clean fan or transmis - when changing oil . sion while engine is running or while the 2 . Remove yellow cap from end of drain transmission is hot . To prevent possible valve and install the drain tube onto the damage to seals , do not use high pres - fitting . sure water or steam to clean transaxle . 19
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Oil Drain Valve 7 . Hook handle on cover and push down on handle to close . IMPORTANT : Petroleum solvents , such as kerosene , are not to be used to clean the Closed cartridge . They may cause deterioration of and Locked the cartridge . Do not oil cartridge . Do not Position use pressurized air to clean cartridge . _ Handle Yellow Cap Drain Tube 3 . Unlock drain valve by pushing inward slightly and turning counterclockwise . 4 . To open , pull out on the drain valve . 5 . After oil has drained completely , close and lock the drain valve by pushing inward and turning clockwise until the pin is in the locked position as shown . _ _ _ Cover 6 . Remove the drain tube and replace the cap onto the end of the drain valve . 7 . Refill engine with oil through oil fill dip - Pre - clea : _ % _ Cartridge stick tube . Pour slowly . Do not overfill . For approximate capacity see " PROD - UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual . 8 . Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for checking level . For accurate reading , Base _ _ sTabs tighten dipstick cap securely onto the tube before removing dipstick . Keep oil CLEAN AIR SCREEN at " FULl " line on dipstick . Tighten cap onto the tube securely when finished . Air screen must be kept free of dirt and chaff to prevent engine damage from ENGINE OIL FILTER overheating . Clean with a wire brush or Replace the engine oil filter every season compressed air to remove dirt and stub - or every other oil change if the tractor is born dried gum fibers . used more than 100 hours in one year . ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM AIR FILTER Debris may clog the engine's air cool - Your engine will not run properly using a ing system . Remove blower housing and dirty air filter . Replace pre - cleaner after clean area shown to prevent overheating every 25 hours of operation or every and engine damage . season . Service paper cartridge every 100 hours of operation or every season , Clean out chaff and debris whichever occurs first . Air Screen Service air cleaner more often under dusty conditions . 1 . Pull up on air filter cover handle and rotate towards engine . 2 . Remove cover . 3 . Carefully remove air filter cartridge and pre - cleaner from base . 4 . Clean base carefully to prevent debris from falling into carburetor . NOTE : If very dirty or damaged , replace cartridge . 5 . Place new pre - cleaner and cartridge firmly in base . 6 . Align tabs on cover with slots in blower housing and replace cover . 20
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MUFFLER Inspect and replace corroded muffler and Clamp _ _ clamp spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could cre - ate a fire hazard and / or damage . Fuel Filter SPARK PLUG ( S ) CLEANING Replace spark plug ( s ) at the beginning • Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . of each mowing season or after every of all foreign matter . 100 hours of operation , whichever occurs • Keep finished surfaces and wheels free first . Spark plug type and gap setting are of all gasoline , oil , etc . shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " • Protect painted surfaces with auto - section of this manual . motive type wax . IN - LINE FUEL FILTER We do not recommend using a garden The fuel filter should be replaced once hose or pressure washer to clean your each season . If fuel filter becomes tractor unless the engine and transmis - clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbu - sion are covered to keep water out . Water retor , replacement is required . in engine or transmission will shorten the 1 . With engine cool , remove filter and useful life of your tractor . Use compressed air or a leaf blower to remove grass , plug fuel line sections . leaves and trash from tractor and mower . 2 . Place new fuel filter in position in fuel line with arrow pointing towards carbu - retor . 3 . Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and clamps are properly positioned . 4 . Immediately wipe up any spilled gaso - line . 21
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& WARNING : TO AVOID SERIOUS INJURY , BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SER - VICE OR ADJUSTMENTS : 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal fully and set parking brake . 2 . Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . 3 . Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . 4 . Turn ignition key to " STOP " and remove key . 5 . Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped . 6 . Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . TRACTOR 9 . Raise lift lever to raise suspension arms . Slide mower out from under trac - TO REMOVE MOWER tor . Mower will be easier to remove from the IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than right side of tractor . the mower deck is to be mounted on the 1 . Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - tractor , remove the front links and hook GAGED " position . the clutch spring Into square hole in frame . 2 . Move attachment lift lever forward to lower mower to its lowest position . TO INSTALL MOWER 3 . Roll belt off engine pulley . 1 . Raise attachment lift lever to its highest 4 . Remove small retainer spring , and position . remove clutch spring off pulley bolt . 2 . Slide mower under tractor with deflec - 5 . Remove large retainer spring , slide tor shield to right side of tractor . collar off and push housing guide out 3 . Lower lift lever to its lowest position . of bracket . 4 . Connect front links to mower deck and 6 . Disconnect anti - sway bar from chassis secure with retainer springs . bracket by removing retainer spring . 5 . Connect suspension arms to rear 7 . Disconnect suspension arms from rear deck brackets and secure with retainer deck brackets by removing retainer springs . springs . 6 . Connect anti - sway bar to chassis 8 . Disconnect front links from deck by bracket and secure with retainer spring . removing retainer springs . Small Retainer Spring Clutch Spring Small Retainer Clutch Spring IRe S Pulley Retainer Anti - Sway Bar prings ( Both Sides ) Deflector Housing Guide Large Retainer Spring Bracket 22
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7 . Push clutch cable housing guide into Check adjustment on right side of tractor . bracket , slide collar onto guide and Measure distance " D " directly in front of secure with large retainer spring . and behind the mandrel at bottom edge of 8 . Place flat washer and clutch spring on mower housing as shown . idler pulley bolt and secure with small • Before making any necessary adjust - retainer spring . ments , check that both front links are 9 . Install belt onto engine pulley . equal in length . • If links are not equal in length , adjust TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING one link to same length as other link . • To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " Adjust the mower while tractor is parked on level ground or driveway . Make sure on both front links an equal number of tires are properly inflated ( See " PROD - turns . UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " manual ) . If tires are over or underinflated , lower at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " you will not properly adjust your mower . against trunnion on both front links . • To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT from trunnion on both front links . Tighten • Raise mower to its highest position . nut " E " on both front links an equal num - • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , ber of turns . The two front links must measure height from bottom edge of remain equal in length . mower to ground . Distance " A " on both • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower sides of mower should be the same or at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against within 1 / 4 " of each other . trunnion on both front links . • If adjustment is necessary , make adjust - • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . ment on one side of mower only . \ • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift Mandrel link adjustment nut on that side . • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift link adjustment nut on that side . NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . Bottom Edge of Bottom Edge dof Mower to Ground Mower to Groun BOTH FRONT LINKS MUST BE EQUAL IN LENGTH A - T \ j ; A Suspension Lift Link Nut ustment Nut FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to - side . If the following front - to - back adjust - Front Trunnion ment is necessary , be sure to adjust both Links front links equally so mower will stay level side - to - side . To obtain the best cutting results , the mower housing should be adjusted so that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower than the rear when the mower is in its highest position . 23
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TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE TO ADJUST BRAKE BELT 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal all the way The mower blade drive belt may be re - down and engage parking brake . placed without tools . Park the tractor on 2 . Measure distance between brake oper - level surface . Engage parking brake . ating arm and nut " A " on brake rod . 3 . If distance is other than 1 - 9 / 16 " , loosen BELT REMOVAL - jam nut and turn nut " A " until distance 1 . Remove mower from tractor ( See " TO becomes 1 - 9 / 16 " . Retighten jam nut REMOVE MOWER " in this section of against nut " A " . manual ) . 4 . Engage transmission by placing 2 . Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and freewheel control in " transmission idler pulleys . engaged " position . 3 . Pull belt away from mower . 5 . Road test tractor for proper stopping BELT INSTALLATION - distance as stated above . Readjust if necessary . If stopping distance is 1 . Work belt around both mandrel pulleys still greater than five ( 5 ) feet in highest and idler pulleys gear , further maintenance is neces - 2 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves sary . Replace brake pads or contact a and inside all belt guides . Sears or other qualified service center . 3 . Install mower ( See " To Install Mower " in this section of this manual ) . With parking brake " Engaged " Mandrel Pulley , _ A _ Idler Pulleys Operating Nut Mandrel TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT Pulley Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . For assistance , there is a TO CHECK AND ADJUST BRAKE belt installation guide decal on bottom side Your tractor is equipped with an adjustable of left footrest . brake system which is mounted on the BELT REMOVAL - right side of the transaxle . If tractor requires more than five ( 5 ) feet to 1 . Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE stop at highest speed in highest gear on a MOWER " in this section of manual ) . NOTE : Observe entire motion drive belt level , dry concrete or paved surface , then brake must be checked and adjusted . and position of all belt guides and keepers . 2 . Remove belt from stationary idler and TO CHECK BRAKE clutching idler . 1 . Park tractor on a level , dry concrete or 3 . Remove belt downward from around paved surface , depress clutch / brake engine pulley . pedal all the way down and engage 4 . Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . parking brake . Carefully remove belt upwards from 2 . Disengage transmission by placing transmission input pulley and over freewheel control in " transmission cooling fan blades . disengaged " position . Pull freewheel 5 . Remove belt from center span keeper control out and into the slot and release and pull belt away from tractor . so it is held in the disengaged position . The rear wheels must lock and skid when BELT INSTALLATION - you try to manually push the tractor for - 1 . Carefully work new belt down around ward . If the rear wheels rotate , the brake transmission cooling fan and onto the needs to be adjusted or the pads need to input pulley . be replaced . 2 . Slide belt into the center span keeper . 24
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3 . Pull belt toward front of tractor and roll 3 . Tighten adjustment bolt securely . around the top groove of engine pulley . 4 . Start engine and test . 4 . Install belt through stationary idler and 5 . If tractor still creeps , repeat above clutching idler . steps until satisfied . 5 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves Motion Control Lever Neutral Lock Gate and inside all belt guides and keepers . 6 . Install mower ( See " TO INSTALL MOWER " in this section of manual ) . Engine Clutching TRANSMISSION REMOVAL / REPLACEMENT Should your transmission require removal for Stationary Idler service or replacement , it should be purged after reinstallation and before operating the tractor . See " PURGE TRANSMISSION " in Center Span . . . . . . . . . . Keeper . . . . . the Operation section of this manual . TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGNMENT Transmission L Input Pulley . . . . . . . . . . . . . If steering wheel crossbars are not horizontal ( left to right ) when wheels are positioned straight forward , remove steer - ing wheel and reassemble with crossbars horizontal . Tighten securely . FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAM BER The front wheel toe - in and camber are not TRANSAXLE MOTION CONTROL adjustable on your tractor . If damage has LEVER NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT occurred to affect the front wheel toe - in or The motion control lever has been preset camber , contact a Sears or other qualified service center . at the factory and adjustment should not be necessary . TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS 1 . Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the 1 . Block up axle securely . right rear wheel , and lightly tighten . 2 . Remove axle cover , retaining ring and 2 . Start engine and move motion con - washers to allow wheel removal ( rear trol lever until tractor does not move wheels have a square key - Do not lose ) . forward or backward . 3 . Repair tire and reassemble . 3 . Hold motion control lever in that posi - NOTE : On rear wheels only : align tion and turn engine off . grooves in rear wheel hub and axle . Insert 4 . While holding motion control lever in square key . place , loosen the adjustment bolt . 4 . Replace washers and snap retaining 5 . Move motion control lever to the neu - ring securely in axle groove . tral ( N ) ( lock gate ) position . 5 . Replace axle cover . 6 . Tighten adjustment bolt securely . NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent NOTE : If additional clearance is needed flat tires due to slow leaks , purchase and to get to adjustment bolt , move mower use tire sealant from Sears . Tire sealant deck height to the lowest position . also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . After above adjustment is made , if the tractor still creeps forward or backward Washers while motion control lever is in neutral Retaining Ring position , follow these steps : 1 . Loosen the adjustment bolt . Axle 2 . Move the motion control lever 1 / 4 to 1 / 2 inch in the direction it is trying to Cover creep . Square Key _ _ _ , 25 ( Rear Wheel Only ) - - - - - - - - -
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TO START ENGINE WITH AWEAK 2 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first BATTERY then RED battery cable and carefully remove battery from tractor . _ WARNING : Lead - acid batteries gen - 3 . Install new battery with terminals in erate explosive gases . Keep sparks , flame same position as old battery . and smoking materials away from bat - 4 . First connect RED battery cable to teries . Always wear eye protection when positive ( + ) terminal with hex bolt and around batteries . keps nut as shown . Tighten securely . If your battery is too weak to start the Slide terminal cover over terminal engine , it should be recharged . ( See " BAT - 5 . Connect BLACK grounding cable to TERY " in the MAINTENANCE section of negative ( - ) terminal with remaining this manual ) . hex bolt and keps nut . Tighten securely . If " jumper cables " are used for emergency starting , follow this procedure : Seat IMPORTANT : Your tractor is equipped with a 12 volt system . The other vehicle must also be a 12 volt system . Do not use your tractor battery to start other vehicles . TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - 1 . Connect one end of the RED cable to the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each battery ( A - B ) , taking care not to short Terminal against tractor chassis . Cover Keps 2 . Connect one end of the BLACK cable Nut aex to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal ( C ) of Bolt fully charged battery . 3 . Connect the other end of the BLACK cable ( D ) to good chassis ground , ( Red ) away from fuel tank and battery . Cable Negative ( Black ) Cable TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE ORDER - TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB 1 . BLACK cable first from chassis and 1 . Raise hood . then from the fully charged battery . 2 . Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the 2 . RED cable last from both batteries . backside of the grill . 3 . Replace bulb in holder and push bulb holder securely back into the hole in the backside of the grill . 4 . Close hood . INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to run poorly , stop running , or DD prevent it from starting . 02614 • Check wiring . See electrical wiring Weak or Dead Fully Charged diagram in the Repair Parts section . Battery Battery TO REPLACE FUSE REPLACING BATTERY Replace with 20 amp automotive - type plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located _ , WARNING : Do not short battery behind the dash . terminals by allowing a wrench or any other object to contact both terminals at TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL AS - the same time . Before connecting battery , SEMBLY remove metal bracelets , wristwatch bands , 1 . Raise hood . rings , etc . 2 . Unsnap headlight wire connector . Positive terminal must be connected 3 . Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood at first to prevent sparking from accidental sides , tilt toward engine and lift off of grounding . tractor . 1 . Lift seat pan to raised position . 4 . When replacing hood , be sure to reconnect the headlight wire connector . 26
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In general , turning idle mixture valve in ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of fuel to Hood the engine giving a leaner fuel / air mix - ture . Turning the idle mixture valve out Headlight Wire ( counterclockwise ) increases the supply Connector of fuel to the engine giving a richer fuel / air mixture . IMPORTANT : Damage to the needle valve and the seat in carburetor may result ENGINE if screw is turned in too tight . Maintenance , repair , or replacement of PRELIMINARY SETTING - the emission control devices and systems , 1 . Air cleaner assembly must be assem - which are being done at the customers ex - bled to the carburetor when making pense , may be performed by any non - road carburetor adjustments . engine repair establishment or individual . 2 . Be sure the throttle control cable is Warranty repairs must be performed by an adjusted properly ( see above ) . authorized engine manufacturer's service outlet . FINAL SETTING - 1 . Start engine and allow to warm for five TO ADJUST THROTTLE CONTROL minutes . Make final adjustments with CABLE engine running and shift / motion control The throttle control has been preset at the lever in neutral ( N ) position . factory and adjustment should not be nec - 2 . Move throttle control lever to slow posi - essary . Check adjustment as described tion . With finger , rotate and hold throttle lever against idle speed screw . Turn below before loosening cable . If adjust - idle speed screw to attain 1750 RPM . ment is necessary , proceed as follows : 3 . While still holding throttle lever against 1 . With engine not running , move throttle idle speed screw , turn idle mixture control lever from slow to choke posi - valve full travel clockwise then coun - tion . Slowly move lever from choke to terclockwise until engine runs rough . fast position . Turn valve to a point midway between 2 . Check that holes " A " in governor those two positions . Release throttle control lever and hole in governor plate lever . line - up . If holes " A " are not aligned , ACCELERATION TEST - loosen clamp screw and move throttle 4 . Move throttle control lever from slow cable until holes are aligned . Tighten to fast position . If engine hesitates or clamp screw securely . dies , turn idle mixture valve out ( coun - Governor Governor terclockwise ) 1 / 8 turn . Repeat test and Plate continue to adjust , if necessary , until engine accelerates smoothly . High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do not adjust - damage may result . IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the Holes " A " Clamp Throttle engine governor , which is factory set Screw Cable for proper engine speed . Overspeed - ing the engine above the factory high TO ADJUST CARBURETOR speed setting can be dangerous . If you NOTE : The carburetor on this engine is think the engine - governed high speed low emission . It is equipped with an idle needs adjusting , contact a Sears or other fuel adjusting needle with a limiter cap , qualified service center , which has proper which allows some adjustment within the equipment and experience to make any limits allowed by the cap . Do not attempt necessary adjustments . to remove the limiter cap . The limiter cap / Throttle cannot be removed without breaking the adjusting needle . The carburetor has been preset at the factory and adjustment should not be nec - essary . However , minor adjustment may be required to compensate for differences in fuel , temperature , altitude or load . If the carburetor does need adjustment , proceed Idle Mixture Valve / as follows : 27 With Limiter
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Immediately prepare your tractor for stor - Also , alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol age at the end of the season or if the trac - or using ethanol or methanol ) can attract tor will not be used for 30 days or more . moisture which leads to separation and 41 : _ WARNING : Never store the tractor formation of acids during storage . Acidic with gasoline in the tank inside a building gas can damage the fuel system of an where fumes may reach an open flame engine while in storage . or spark . Allow the engine to cool before • Empty the fuel tank by starting the en - storing in any enclosure . gine and letting it run until the fuel lines and carburetor are empty . TRACTOR • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner Remove mower from tractor for winter products in the fuel tank or permanent storage . When mower is to be stored for a damage may occur . period of time , clean it thoroughly , remove • Use fresh fuel next season . all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . Store in a NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable clean , dry area . alternative in minimizing the formation of 1 . Clean entire tractor ( See " CLEANING " fuel gum deposits during storage . Add in the Maintenance section of this stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or stor - manual ) . age container . Always follow the mix ratio 2 . Inspect and replace belts , if necessary found on stabilizer container . Run engine ( See belt replacement instructions in at least 10 minutes after adding stabilizer the Service and Adjustments section of to allow the stabilizer to reach the car - this manual ) . buretor . Do not empty the gas tank and 3 . Lubricate as shown in the Maintenance carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . section of this manual . ENGINE OIL 4 . Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace are securely fastened . Inspect moving with clean engine oil . ( See " ENGINE " in parts for damage , breakage and wear . the Maintenance section of this manual ) . Replace if necessary . CYLINDER ( S ) 5 . Touch up all rusted or chipped paint 1 . Remove spark plug ( s ) . surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . 2 . Pour one ounce of oil through spark BATTERY plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) . • Fully charge the battery for storage . 3 . Turn ignition key to start position for a few seconds to distribute oil . • After a period of time in storage , battery may require recharging . 4 . Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . • To help prevent corrosion and power OTHER leakage during long periods of storage , • Do not store gasoline from one season battery cables should be disconnected to another . and battery cleaned thoroughly ( see " TO • Replace your gasoline can if your can CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS " in starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt in your the Maintenance section of this manual ) . gasoline will cause problems . • After cleaning , leave cables discon - • If possible , store your tractor indoors nected and place cables where they and cover it to give protection from dust cannot come in contact with battery and dirt . terminals . • Cover your tractor with a suitable pro - • If battery is removed from tractor for tective cover that does not retain mois - storage , do not store battery directly on ture . Do not use plastic . Plastic cannot concrete or damp surfaces . breathe which allows condensation to ENGINE form and will cause your tractor to rust . FUEL SYSTEM IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while engine and exhaust areas are still warm . IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent gum deposits from forming in essential fuel system parts such as carburetor , fuel hose , or tank during storage . 28
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART : See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Will not start 1 . Out of fuel . 1 . Fill fuel tank . 2 . See " TO START ENGINE " in 2 . Engine not " CHOKED " properly . Operation section . 3 . Wait several minutes before 3 . Engine flooded . 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 . 11 . Extreme Cold Conditions 11 . See " To start engine " in operation section . 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 will not 1 . Brake pedal not depressed . 1 . Depress brake pedal . turn over 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 . will not start 2 . Corroded battery terminals . 2 . Clean battery terminals . 3 . Loose or damaged wiring . 3 . Check all wiring . 4 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 4 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . Loss of power 1 . Cutting too much grass / too 1 . Raise cutting height / reduce fast . speed . 2 . Throttle in " CHOKE " position . 2 . Adjust throttle control . 29
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART : See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Loss of power 6 . Faulty spark plug . 6 . Clean and regap or change ( cont . ) 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 . Tighten blade vibration 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 dies when Reverse operation system 1 . Turn ignition key to tractor is shifted ( ROS ) is not " ON " while ROS " ON " position . into reverse mower or other attachment See Operation section . is engaged . . Engine continues Faulty operator - safety 1 . Check wiring , switches and to run when presence control system . connections . If not corrected , contact a Sears or other operator leaves seat with qualified service center . attachment clutch engaged Poorcut - 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 from build - up of grass , leaves , open vent holes . and trash around mandrels . 30
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART : See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Mower blades will 1 . Obstruction in clutch 1 . Remove obstruction . not rotate mechanism . 2 . Worn / damaged mower 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 . Poor grass 3 . Wet grass . 3 . Allow grass to dry before discharge mowing . 4 . Mower deck not level . 4 . Level mower deck . ( continued ) 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 . Clean around mandrels to 11 . Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of grass , open vent holes . leaves , and trash around mandrels . Headlight ( s ) not 1 . Light switch is " OFF " . 1 . Turn light switch " ON " . 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 will 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 . Loss of drive 1 . Freewheel control in 1 . Place freewheel control in " disengaged " position . " engaged " position . 2 . Motion drive belt worn , 2 . Replace motion drive belt . damaged , or broken . 3 . Air trapped in transmission 3 . Purge transmission . during shipment or servicing . Engine " backfires " 1 . Engine throttle control not set 1 . Move throttle control when turning between half and full speed between half and full speed engine " OFF " ( fast ) position before stopping ( fast ) position before engine , stopping engine . 31
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275620 SCHEMATIC BATTERY 4 , m IIo SOLENOID STARTER O SPARK PLUGS IGNITION . . . . . . . O . . . . . . . . . G . . A . . P . . O UNIT 2 PLUGS ON TWiN CYL . ENGINES ) ( OPTIONAL ) BLUE CHARGING SYSTEM OUTPUT 28 VOLTS AC MIN . @ 3600 RPM 3 AMP DC @ 3600 RPM ( CH RGING SYSTEM DISCONNECTED ) FUEL SHUT - OFF f _ _ Hr HARGII RED SOLENOID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ ; _ ; - . GS _ ST0E _ M - _ = _ \ j \ _ \ _ I 5 AMPAC @ 3600 RPM DIODE I ALTERNATOR I = I I LIGHT SWITCH I _ 14 VOLTS AC MIN . @ 3600 RPM ( LIGHTS OFF ) BLACK HEADLIGHTS NOTE YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH A SPECIAL ALTERNATOR SYSTEM . THE LIGHTS ARE NOT • © CONNECTED TO THE NON - REMOVABLE REMOVABLE BATTERY , BUT HAVE THEIR CONNECTIONS CONNECTIONS OWN ELECTRICAL SOURCE . BECAUSE OF THIS , THE IGNITION SWITCH BRIGHTNESS OF THE LIGHTSE WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WILL CHANGE WITH ENGIN POSITION CIRCUIT " MAKE " NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS SPEED . AT IDLE THE LIGHTS OFF M + G + A1 WERE REMOVED FOR SERVICING OF WILL DIM . AS THE ENGINE IS RUN / OVERRIDE B + A1 UNIT , THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED SPEEDED UP , THE LIGHTS RUN B + A1 L + A2 WILL BECOME THEIR BRIGHTEST . TO PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING . START B + S + A1 02836 33
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275620 ELECTRICAL 22 t I / I i I L 41 4O / / 26 25 \ \ \ 7 / / / / / / I 34
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275620 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 163465 Battery 2 74760412 Bolt Hex 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 8 176689 Tray Box 16 176138 Switch Interlock 21 175688 Harness Light 22 4152J Bulb Light 24 4799J Cable Starter 25 146147 Cable Battery 26 175158 Fuse 27 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 unc 28 4207J Cable Ground 29 192749 Switch Seat 30 193350 Switch Ignition 33 140403 Key Molded 34 110712X Switch Light / Reset 40 193390 Harness Ignition 41 17720408 Screw Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 42 131563 Cover Terminal 43 178861 Solenoid 45 121433X Ammeter 52 141940 Protection Wire Loop 55 17490508 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 79 175242 Socket Asm Bulb Twistlock 90 180449 Cover Terminal Battery 92 193465 Harness Pigtail Reverse Switch 93 192540 Screw Plastite 10 - 14 x 2.0 94 191834 Module Reverse ROS NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 35
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,275620 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES 278 \ 278 31 209 J _ 209 / _ 54 155 " 154 _ _ 278 67 _ j158 _ 21 _ 11 209 j209 209 209 209 209 60 14 74 3 _ 2 9 209 chassis = stealth . stlt 36 36
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,275620 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 174619 Chassis 2 176554 Drawbar 9 193610X428 Dash 10 72140608 Bolt RDHD SQNK 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 11 167203 Panel Dash LH 13 188702X010 Panel Dash RH 14 17490608 ScrewThdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 17 175260X613 Hood Assembly 20 162026 Plate Battery 26 STD541437 Locknut Hex with Insert 3 / 8 - 16 unc 28 174515X613 Grille 29 161840 Lens Bar 30 192393X613 Fender / Footrest 31 139976 Bracket Fender / Support 37 17490508 ScrewThdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2TYT 38 175710 Bracket Asm Pivot Mower Rear 54 192512 Screw Hex Wshd 10 - 32 x 5 / 8 58 175351 Duct Hood 59 187495 Bushing 1.375 OD 60 STD533707 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 uric x 3 / 4 64 174997 Dash Lower 67 106932X Knob 74 STD541437 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 unc 142 175702 Plate Reinforcement 143 186689 Bracket Swaybar Chassis 144 175582 Bracket Footrest 145 156524 Rod Pivot Chassis / Hood 154 192413 Clutch Asm Manual / Brkt 155 183926 Bracket Dash Lh 158 162037 Parking Brake Bkrt 159 155123X428 Cupholder 161 164655 Bumper Extrusion . 600 x 3.50 206 170165 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 209 17000612 Screw Hexwsh Thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 278 191611 Screw 10 x 3 / 4 Single Lead - Hex NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 37
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275620 GROUND DRIVE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 142432 Screw Hex Wsh Hi - Lo 1 - - - Transaxle , HydroGear , 69 Model 314 - 0510 ( See Break down ) 1 / 4 x 1 / 2 unc 8 192502 Rod Shift Fend . 70 134683 Guide Belt Mower Drive RH 10 STD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 1 71 169183 Strap Torque LH 14 STD551131 Washer Lock Hvy 1 / 4 73 169182 Strap Torque RH 15 74490544 Bolt Hex FIghd 5 / 16 - 18 Gr . 5 74 137057 Spacer , Axle 16 STD541431 Nut Lock HexW / Ins . 5 / 16 - 18 unc 75 121749X Washer 25t32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga . 19 STD541437 Nut Lock HexW / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 unc 76 STD551262 E - Ring 21 130564 Knob 77 123583X Key , Square 22 169498 Rod , Brake 78 121748X Washer 25t32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Ga . 24 STD541237 Nut , Hex Jam 3 / 8 - 16 unc 81 165596 Shaft Assy . Cross Taper 25 106888X Spring , Brake Rod 82 165711 Spring Torsion 26 STD551037 Washer 83 19171216 Washer 17 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 27 STD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 3 / 4 CAD . 84 169594 Link Transaxle 28 175765 Rod , Parking Brake 89 192387X428 Console , Shift 29 124236X Knob Brake Parking 95 170201 Rod Bypass 30 169592 Bracket , Transaxle 96 STD624003 Retainer Spring 1 " Zinc / Cad 32 STD523107 BoltHexHd 5 / 16 - 18uncx3 / 4 112 STD551025 Washer 9 / 32 x 314 x 10 Ga . 34 175578 Shaft , Foot Pedal 116 72140608 Bolt Rhdh Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 unc x 1 35 120183X Bearing , Nylon 120 73900600 Nut Lock Fig 3 / 8 - 16 unc 36 STD551062 Washer 150 175456 Spacer Retainer 37 STD571810 Pin , Roll 151 19133210 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 x 10 Ga . 166002 Washer 5 / 16 ID x 1.0 x . 125 38 179114 Pulley , Composite 156 39 STD533727 Bolt Rdhd 3 / 8 - 16 unc x 2 - 3 / 4 Gr . 5 158 165589 Bracket Shift Mount 183900 Hub Shift 41 175556 Keeper , Belt Idler Flat 159 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove 161 72140406 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr . 5 48 154407 Bellcrank Clutch Grnd Drw Stl 162 73680400 Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 20 unc 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 163 74780416 Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 20 unc x 1 Gr . 5 50 72110612 Bolt 165 165623 Bracket Pivot Lever 51 STD541437 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 unc 166 17490510 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 52 STD541431 Nut , Crownlock 5116 - 18 unc 168 165492 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 561 53 105710X Link , Clutch 169 165580 Plate Fastener Cross Shf . 169613 55 105709X Spring , Return , Clutch 197 Nyliner Snap - in 5t8 ID 56 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 198 169593 Washer Nyl 7 / 8 ID x . 105 " 169612 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 unc 57 140294 V - Belt , Ground Drive 199 59 169691 Keeper , Center Span 200 72140508 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 5116 - 18 unc x 1 61 17120614 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x . 875 202 STD533110 Bolt Carr Sh 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4 Gr . 5 62 123533X Cover , Pedal 212 145212 Nut Hexflange Lock 17000612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x . 75 63 175410 Pulley , Engine 263 64 173937 Bolt Hex 7 / 16 - 20 x 4 x Gr . 5 - 1.5 65 STD551143 Washer NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 66 154778 Keeper Belt Engine 1 inch = 25.4 mm 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275620 STEERING ASSEMBLY 67 67 / J 46 13 46 . 6 68 3O 15 steering stealth prem ! 3 40
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275620 STEERING ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 186094X428 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 Axle Front 15 145212 Nut Hex Flange Lock 17 177883 Shaft Asm Steering 26 126847X Bushing Link Drag 28 19131416 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Ga . 29 17000612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 30 76020412 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 3 / 4 32 192757 Rod Tie 36 155105 Bushing Strg 37 152927 Screw 38 186095X428 Insert Cap Strg Wh 39 19183812 Washer 9 / 16 ID x 2 - 3 / 80D x 12 Ga . 40 73540600 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 24 41 186737 Adaptor Wheel Strg 42 163888X428 Boot Steering 43 121749X Washer25 / 32 1 1 / 4x16Ga . 46 184946X505 Cap Spindle 65 160367 Spacer Brace Axle 67 72110618 Bolt Rdhd Sq 3 / 8 - 16 unc x 2 - 1 / 4 68 169827 Axle Brace 71 175146 Steering Asm . 82 169835 Bracket Susp . Chassis Front 87 173966 Washer Flat . 781 x 1 - 1 / 2 x . 15 88 175118 Bolt Shoulder 7 / 16 - 20 unc 91 175553 Clip Steering 95 188967 Washer Harden . 793 x 1.637 x . 060 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 41
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,275620 ENGINE 72 / 62 / 81 13 4 I 38 14 33 31 33 29 23 OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester engine - bs . lcyl 48 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 176636X505 Control Throttle / Choke 37 137040 Line Fuel 2 191611 Screw 10 x 3 / 4 Single Lead - Hex 38 181654 Plug Drain Oil Easy 3 17670412 Screw Hexwsh Thdrol 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Engine Briggs Model 44 31P777 - 0299 - E1 ( See Breakdown ) 45 17000612 Screw Hexwsh Thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 4 137352 Muffler Asm Twin Lo - Tone 46 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Ga . 13 165291 Muffler Gasket 62 10010500 WAsher Split 14 148456 Tube Drain Oil Easy 72 71070512 Screw Hex Hd Cap 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 23 169837 Shield Heat 78 17060620 Screw 318 - 16 x 1 - 114 29 137180 Kit Spark Arrestor ( Flat Scrn ) 81 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 unc 31 185534 Tank Fuel NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 32 140527 Cap Asm Fuel inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 33 123487X Clamp Hose Black 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,275620 SEAT ASSEMBLY 18 5 / / \ \ " 25 \ \ \ 11 13 \ \ 17 12 seat It . knob 2 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 188719 Seat 13 121248X Bushing Snap BIk Nyl 50 Id 14 72050412 2 140551 Bracket Pivot Seat Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 2 3 STD523710 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 unc x 1 15 134300 Spacer Split 16 121250X 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 10 Ga Spring Cprsn 5 145006 17 123976X Clip Push - In Nut Lock 1 / 4 Lge Fig Gr . 5 Zinc 18 124238X 6 STD541437 Nut Hex w / Ins 3 / 8 - 16 unc Cap Spring Seat 7 124181X 21 171852 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 unc Spring Seat Cprsn 22 STD541431 Nut Hex Lock W / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 8 17000616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 9 19131614 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 14 Ga . 24 19171912 Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Ga . 25 127018X Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x 62 10 182493 Pan Seat 11 166369 Knob Seat Adj Wingnut NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 12 174648 Bracket Mounting Switch 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,275620 DECALS 11 7 9 3 21 4 11 16 13 10 21 14 2o 15 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 187407 Decal Reflector LH 15 187408 Decal Reflector RH 2 138047 Decal Battery Diehard Sears 16 164065 Decal Steering Wheel 3 186316 Decal Hood RH 18 193307 Decal Fender Opr . 4 186317 Decal Hood LH 20 149516 Decal Battery 5 186572 Decal Fender Craftsman 21 196058 Decal Hood Side Panel 7 195850 Decal Dash 23 191777 Decal Engine 8 160396 Decal V - Belt Schematic - - 178392 Decal Chassis Disconnect 9 193960 Decal Handle Lift Decal Replacement Hood - - 138311 10 156439 Decal Fender Danger - - 166960 Decal Bypass 11 191551 Decal Panel Dash - - 184310X428 Pad Footrest ST / LT LH 12 172331 Pad Footrest ST / LT RH Decal Mower Heavy - Duty - - 184311X428 13 133644 Decal Replacement Parts - - 195894 Manual Owner's English 14 179128 Decal Deck Caution - - 194895 Manual Owner's Spanish KEY PART WHEELS & TIRES NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Cap Valve Tire 2 65139 Stem Valve 5,8 3 106222X Tire F Ts 15 x 6.0 - 6 Service 4,10 4 59904 Tube Front ( Service Item Only ) 5 106732X624 Rim Asm 6 " front Service 6 278H Fitting Grease ( Front Wheel Only ) 3,9 7 9040H Bearing Flange ( Front Wheel Only ) 11 8 106108X624 Rim Asm 8 " rear Service 9 138468 Tire R Ts 20 x 8 - 8 C Service 10 7152J Tube Rear ( Service item Only ) \ \ 11 104757X428 Cap Axle BIk 1.50 x 1.00 - - 144334 Sealant , Tire ( 10 oz . Tube ) NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm wheel 1 44
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275620 LIFT ASSEMBLY 3 13 2 5 4 13 19 20 18 20 19 15 13 32 lift - rh = l piece26 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 179504 Plunger Assembly 15 173288 Link Front Susp 2 159476 16 73350800 Nut Hex Jam 1 / 2 - 13 unc Shaft Assembly , Lift 3 188822 Pin Groove 17 175689 Trunnion Front Susp 4 12000002 18 73800800 Nut Lock w / Wsh 1 / 2 - 13 unc E - Ring 5 19211621 Washer 21 / 32 x 1 x 21 Ga . 19 139868 Arm Asm Suspension Mower 6 120183X Bearing Nylon 20 163552 Retainer Spring 7 175830 Grip Handle Fluted 31 169865 Bearing Pivot Lift 11 139865 Link Lift L . H . 32 73540600 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 24 12 139866 Link Lift R . H . NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 13 4939M Retainer Spring 1 inch = 25.4 mm 45
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917,275620 MOWER DECK 68 21 23 24 i I 25 i I 26 16 119 118 / 29 18 18 13 / 112 6 117 46
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275620 MOWER DECK KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Retainer 1 165892 Mower Housing 45 STD624003 2 STD533107 Bolt 46 137729 Screw , Thd . Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 Washer , Hardened 3 138017 Bracket Asm , Sway Bar , Front 48 133944 4 165460 Bracket Sway Bar 38 / 42 " 52 139888 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 uric 5 STD624008 Retainer Spring 53 184907 Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake 6 178024 Bar Sway Deck 54 178515 Washer , Hardened 8 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 55 155046 Arm , Idler 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 56 165723 Spacer , Retainer 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 59 141043 Guard , Tuv Idler ( 94 ) V - Belt ( The following blades are avail 68 144959 Locknut , Hex W / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 unc able ) 92 STD541437 11 138971 Blade , 42 " Hi - Lift 111 179292 Bracket Wheel Guage LH ( For bagging or discharge ) 112 179293 Bracket Wheel Guage RH Screw 5t16 - 18 x 3 / 4 - - 134149 Blade , 42 " Mulching Std 113 17000512 Bolt , Shoulder ( For mulching mowers only ) 116 4898H - - 139775 Blade , 42 " Mulching Premium ( For 117 188606 Wheel , Gauge Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 1 better wear when mulching ) 118 73930600 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 14 Ga . 13 137645 Shaft Assembly , Mandrel , Vented 119 19121414 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga . ( Incl . Key Number 6 ) 129 19131312 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 130 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 uncx 1Gr . 5 15 110485X Bearing , Ball , Mandrel 131 STD533710 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 unc x 1 16 174493 Stripper , Mower Deck 142 165890 Arm Spring Brake Mower Bracket Arm Idler 42 " 18 72140505 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 518 143 157109 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 144 158634 Keeper Belt 42 " Clutch Cable 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 145 165888 Pulley Idler Flat 21 STD541431 Nut , Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18 unc 146 171977 Bolt Carraige Idler 23 177563 Bracket , Deflector 147 131335 Spring Extension 24 105304X Cap , Sleeve 148 169022 Spring Return Idler 25 123713X Spring , Torsion , Deflector 149 165898 Retainer Spring Yellow Zinc Washer 9t32 x 314 x 10 Ga . 26 110452X Nut , Push 150 19091210 27 130968X428 Shield , Deflector 159 STD533717 Bolt Rdhd Sqn 3 / 8 - 16 uric x 1 - 3 / 4 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32 x 518 x 16 Ga . 184 19131410 Washer 3 / 8 29 131491 Rod , Hinge - - 130794 Mandrel Assembly ( includes 30 173984 Screw Thdrol Rolling Wsh Hd housing , shaft and shaft hardware 31 187690 Washer , Spacer only - pulley not included ) 32 153535 Pulley , Mandrel - - 171491 Replacement Mower , Complete 33 178342 Nut , Toplock , Flanged 34 72110612 Bolt Carr Sh . 318 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 Gr . 5 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat 1 inch = 25.4 mm 40 73900600 Nut , Lock Fig . 318 - 16 unc 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , L . H . 47
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275620 HYDRO TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 314 - 0510 - 20 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 170351 Kit , Main Housing 64 142892 Bolt , Nylok Main Housing , Machined 65 170411 Spacer , Brake Torsion Spring Bushing . 865 X . 985 X . 790 67 170413 Bolt , Square Head - Brake 2 170352 Kit , Side Housing 69 170415 Nut , Castle 5 / 16 - 24 Side Housing , Machined 70 170416 Pin , Cotter 3 / 32x3 / 4 Bushing . 865 X . 985 X . 790 71 170417 Brake Spring Bushing . 624 X . 719 X . 562 72 170418 Washer ( 310 - 0750 ) 3 170353 Kit , Center Section 73 142884 Washer , Fiat Center Section , Machined 74 170419 Seal , Oil Bushing . 707 X . 788 X . 591 75 170420 Ass'y Check Plug 4 170354 Swashplate , Trunnion Machined 76 170421 Bolt , Stud 5 / 16 - 24 5 169898 Kit , Cylinder Block ( 10cc ) 77 170422 Puck , Friction Block - Cylinder 78 142969 Spring Piston 79 142980 Spacer Spring , Compression 80 150778 Nut , Nylon insert Hex Lock Washer Thrust 5t 16 - 24 6 178322 Sealant Tube 81 170423 Wedge , Friction 7 170356 Hexflange Screw 1 / 4 - 20 X 1.25 82 170424 Clip , Washer 8 Pin 170357 Stud , 5 / 16 - 24 Hex Double End 83 161168 9 170358 Shaft , Input 84 170425 Fitting , 5 / 16 X Sae 5 / 32 Tube 10 170359 Retaining Ring 85 170426 Hose , Expansion Tank 11 170360 Spacer 87 173160 Cap , Vent 12 169870 Retaining Ring 88 178334 Bolt , Self Tapping ( BDR ) 1134 170361 Seal , Lip . 67 X 1.58 X . 276 90 170430 Puck , inner Wedge 173158 Bearing , Ball 6203 ( BDR ) 93 170431 Spring Clip , Housing 16 Deflector 170362 Hex Flange Head Screw 107 17043233 1 / 4 - 20 X 1.25 108 1704 Washer , Motor Shaft 17 . 711D X 1.15OD X . 03 Thick 170363 Seal , Lip 18 X32 X7 18 170364 Arm , Control 109 170434 Plug , Straight Thread 9 / 16 - 18 19 173159 Bearing , Thrust ( 10cc ) 111 170435 O - ring . 7 X . 301 ID 2234 170365 Check Plug Assembly 113 170437 Bracket , Support Expansion Tank 170366 Shaft Motor 119 191031 Kit , Fan - Washer - Nut Fan , 7 In 27 170367 Gear , Pinion , 13t Hex Lock Nut 1 / 2 - 20 ( Nylon Insert 28 170368 10t / 48t Gear Washer , or Slotted , 29 . 53 X 1.63 X . 06 170369 Gear , 10t Jackshaft 3O 170370 60t Bullgear 120 188312 Pulley 31 170371 Sleeve Bearing . 75 X 1.75 X . 625 123 178800 Belt Keeper 32 170389 Sleeve Bearing ( Outboard ) 124 170444 Kit , Center Section Filter Bypass . 75 X 1.575 X . 625 Center Section Machining Base 33 142991 Washer Filter W / Poppet Check Plug 34 170390 Lip Seal , Axle Shaft Assembly , . 027 Washer Check 35 170391 Shaft , Axle ( Keyed , R . h . ) Plug Assembly , Washer Spring , 36 170392 Shaft , Axle ( Keyed , L . h . ) Bypass Actuator , Bypass 37 150792 Gear , Splined Diff . Deflector Bottom , Filter Bushing , . 707 X . 788 X . 591 ( 210 - 1000 & 310 - 0750 ) 38 150793 Gear , Miter Diff . 125 170445 Kit , Filter Bottom , Filter Spring , ( 210 - 1000 & 310 - 0750 ) Bypass Actuator , Bypass 39 150809 Differential Shaft ( 310 - 0750 ) Deflector Base , Filter W / Poppet 4O 170393 Retaining Ring 126 191028 Kit , Fan / pulley Hex Jam 1 / 20 - 20 41 170394 Pin , Jackshaft ( Nylon Inser ) Washer , OD Slotted , 42 170395 Magnet , Ring . 53 X 1.63 X . 06 Fan , 7 In Pulley 43 170396 Spring , Bypass 127 170447 Kit , Seal Lip Seal . 67 X 1.58 X 44 150797 Bolt 3 / 8 - 24 X 2 - 1 / 2 . 276 , Lip Seal 18 X 32 X 7 45 170397 Filter Lip Seal . 706 X 1.584 X . 25 46 170398 Base , Filter Lip Seal . 741 X . 250 X . 250 Tc 47 Oil Seal . 625 X 1.0 X . 25 170399 Actuator , Bypass 48 170400 Rod , Bypass Actuator O - ring . 07 X . 301 ID 49 170401 Arm , Bypass 128 173165 Kit , Expansion Tank 50 170402 Retaining Ring . 25 External Tank , Expansion 51 170403 Seal , Lip . 741 X . 25 X . 25 Cap , Vent 5523 170404 Washer , Flat 0.050 " ( 210 - 1000 ) Bolt , Self Tapping 10 - 32 X 1 / 2 170405 Retaining Ring Bracket , Support Expansion Tank 54 170406 Bearing , Center Block Silicon Sponge 1 / 2 X 1 / 2 X 3t16 55 142977 Spring , Helical Compression 129 191032 Cap , Expansion Tank Shipping 56 142978 Washer , Block Thrust 130 186352 Kit , Brake Arm And Spring 57 20W - 50 Oil Arm , Brake 58 142929 Kit , Brake Yoke Spring , Brake Arm Bias 59 instruction Sheet 170408 Rotor , Brake 60 142883 Brake Puck 900 166768 Transaxle 61 142882 Brake Puck Plate 62 170409 Pin , Brake Actuating NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 63 1 inch = 25.4 mm 170410 Hfhcs 1 / 4 - 20 X 2 W / patch , Special Flange 49
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275620 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31P777 , TYPE NUMBER 0299 - E1 _ 552 _ 691 684111 _ 584 _ 30 9 _ 1330 REPAIR MANUAL I 307 1264 1 1132R9EPLACEMEENNTGINIE 358 ENGINE GASKET SET 868 ( _ 24 146 _ 943 0 741 20 @ 6170 1022 7591 _ 51 _ 691 _ 8420 1266 @ 524 ' _ 41 I 1019 LABEL KIT I I 1058 OWNER'S MANUAL I 12 I 1038EMISSIOLNABELI 15 _ 22 _ 200 89 1027 ( _ 50
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275620 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31P777 , TYPE NUMBER 0299 - E1 1095 VALVE GASKET SET J 617 0 1022 868 _ 35 1022 6170 616 1022 404 # 914 614 I _ 54 _ 654 334 216f _ _ 1 851 _ I 232 265 [ _ 267 _ 559 305A 309 _ 801 @ 643 803 _ 310 802 1070 729 697 _ 37 1051 5 74 1005 1044 _ 1040 363 # 3o _ _ 51
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275620 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31P777 , TYPE NUMBER 0299 - E1 692 127A 14 _ 117 _ 106 105 127 G _ 1 ° 41 276A @ 947A _ = 1370 1127 NIKKI ] 276 @ 950 B % 116 1266A = I 9771 _ ARBURETOR GASKETSET 1 527 _ ! _ 5 1370276 @ 12660 121A CARBURETOR OVERHAUL KIT 121 CARBURETOR OVERHAUL KIT 231 ' _ 51 % _ 6170 1270 987 L : _ 104 , , _ 634A . , _ 96A 1266 276 @ 105 104A _ ' 127AO 1266 @ 93 ' _ : 2 634 _ 106 0 987A 9 1266A ¢ 95 e ' 617 0 105A _ o _ 117 _ 1266A _ 52
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275620 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31P777 , TYPE NUMBER 0299 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION O Seat - Inlet 697174 Cylinder Assembly 106 690577 Valve - Choke ( Manual Choke ) 399265 Kit - Bushing / Seal ( Magneto 108 69046419 Valve - Choke ( Nikki ) Side ) 108A 6954 O Jet - Main ( Standard ) 3 391086 Seal - Oil ( Magneto Side ) 117 69435257 O Jet - Main ( Standard ) ( Nikki ) 4 697188 Sump - Engine 117A 6994 Jet - Main ( High Altitude ) 5 698147 Head - Cylinder 118 697228 Jet - Main ( High Altitude ) ( Nikki ) o + 7 699168 Gasket - Cylinder Head 118A 6994581 Kit - Carburetor Overhaul Gasket - Breather 121 69724 9 16971093 Kit - Carburetor Overhaul ( Nikki ) Tube - Breather 121A 69952145 11 6971 Carburetor Gasket - Crankcase 125 6984 12 66971100 Carburetor ( For Complete 13 6903 Screw ( Cylinder Head ) 125A . . . . . . . Carburetor , 15 690946 Plug - Oil Drain Service with 698445 ) Crankshaft 16 697127 Plug - Welch 20 690947 Seal - Oil ( PTO Side ) 127 69500527 O Plug - Welch ( Nikki ) 22 692125 Screw ( Crankcase Coved 127A 6907 Valve - Throttle Sump ) 130 691750 Valve - Throttle ( Nikki ) 23 693557 Flywheel 130A 699500 Kit - Throttle Shaft 24 222698 Key - Flywheel 131 494379 Kit - Throttle Shaft ( Nikki ) 25 699052 Piston Assembly ( Standard ) 131A 699501 Float - Carburetor - - 699054 Piston Assembly ( . 020 " Over - 133 49438114 Float - Carburetor ( Nikki ) size ) 133A 6949 Tube - Fuel Transfer 26 699051 Ring Set ( Standard ) 135 698780658197 O $ Gasket - Float Bowl - - 697559 Ring Set ( . 020 " Oversize ) 137 58281170 O Gasket - Float Bowl ( Nikki ) Lock - Piston Pin 137A 6949 27 96984699 Kit - Choke Shaft ( Manual Pin - Piston 141 28 6970 Choke ) 29 697126 Rod - Connecting ( Standard ) Kit - Choke Shaft ( Nikki ) - - 697263 Rod - Connecting ( . 020 " Under - 141A 698778 O Nozzle - Carburetor size ) 142 697140393193 Key - Timing 32 692852 Screw ( Connecting Rod ) 146 19691636 Line - Fuel Valve - Exhaust 187 6969 33 66957601 Screw ( Control Bracket ) VaNeqntake 188 34 6957 Adjuster - Rocker Arm 35 691279 Spring - Valve ( Intake ) 192 691986 Link - Mechanical Governor 36 691279 Spring - Valve ( Exhaust ) 202 69184108 Spring - Governor 37 697352 Guard - Flywheel 209 6922 Link - Choke Retainer - Valve 216 691840 40 690964 Bracket - Controlr 43 691968 Slinger - Governor / Oil 222 694042 Lever - Governo Control 45 690564 Tappet - Valve 227 691374243 Spring - Governor Camshaft 232 869184 46 66984922 Short Block 238 691 Cap - Valve 48 6977 Filter - Fuel Manifold - Intake 240 39435824 50 690193 Gasket - Intake 265 6910 Clamp - iCasingng 51 692137 , O $ + Screw ( Cas Clamp ) 53 690227 Stud ( Carburetor ) 267 69513455 US Washer - nSealingg 54 691148 Screw ( Intake Manifold ) 276 6922 Washer - Seali 73 697133 Screen - Rotating 276A 6954102802 Housing - rBlower 74 697897 Screw ( Rotating Screen ) 304 699871 Screw ( Blowe Housing ) 78 691003 Screw ( Flywheel Guard ) 305 69 Screw ( Blower Housing ) 89 690283 Plug - Oil 305A 6971030703 Shield - Cylinderer 93 690602 O Bushing - Throttle Shaft 306 169710 Screw ( Cylind Shield ) Kit - Idle Mixture 307 69 94 498030 Motor - Starter 94A 695425 Kit - Idle Mixture ( Nikki ) 309 693551 95 691636 Screw ( Throttle Valve ) included in Engine Gasket Set , Key . No . 358 95A 690718 Screw ( Throttle Valve ( Nikki ) Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Key . 98 495800 Kit - Idle Speed O No . 121 98A 695408 Kit - Idle Speed ( Nikki ) Included in Carburetor Gasket Set , Key . No . 104 690525 O Pin - Float Hinge : l : 977 104A 694918 O Pin - Float Hinge ( Nikki ) Included in Valve Gasket Set , Key . No . 1095 Valve - Float Needle + 105 231855 O 105A 696136 O Valve - Float Needle ( Nikki ) NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 53
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275620 BRIGGS ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31P777 , TYPE NUMBER 0299 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Terminal - Spark Plug 310 690323 Bolt ( Starter Motor ) 851 6924248 • + Seal - Valve 311 497608 Brush Set 868 69096 Screw ( Rocker Cover ) 333 495859 Armature - Magneto 914 691108 • SeaI - O Ring ( Oil Pump Cover ) 334 691061 Screw ( Magneto Armature ) 943 690589 Solenoid - Fuel 337 691043 Plug - Spark 947 69439323 Solenoid - Fuel ( Nikki ) 358 697191 Gasket Set - Engine 947A 6954 Screw ( Float Bowl ) 363 19203 Flywheel Puller 950 691657131548 Cover - Oil Pump 383 89838 Wrench - Spark Plug 965 97499608 Filter - Pre eCleanerr 404 691691 Washer ( Governor Crank ) 967 6969 Cover - Air Clean 431 697122 Elbow - Intake 968 Bowl - Float 445 698083 Filter - Air Cleaner Cartridge 975 495933 Bowl - Float ( Nikki ) 462 691261 Washer ( Starter Cable ) 975A 69950292 Gasket Set - Carburetor 474 696459 Alternator 977 6901 O Seal - Throttle Shaft 503 691532 Strap - Starter 987 691326 O Seal - Throttle Shaft ( Nikki ) 505 691251 Nut ( Governor Control Lever ) 987A 6987773 510 693699 Drive - Starter 1005 69904 Fan - PFlywheelump Screen - Oil 513 692024 Clutch - Drive 1017 690770 Kit - Label 523 697086 Dipstick 1019 698814 • + Gasket - Rocker Cover 524 691032 • SeaI - DipstickTube 1022 27247592 Cover - Rocker Arm 525 697184 Tube - Dipstick 1023 6924 Pump - Oil 527 698467 Clamp - Tube 1024 4990543 544 692034 Starter - Armature 1026 69200 Rod - Push ( Intake ) Rod - Push ( Exhaust ) 552 697144 Bushing - Governor Crank . . . . 69201132 Filter - Oil 559 693675 Screw ( Remote Choke Stop ) 1027 4929 Arm - Rockerh 562 691119 Bolt ( Governor Control Lever ) 1029 6917512284 Guide - Pus Rod 579 691029 Nut ( Starter Cable ) 1034 369087 Shaft - Pump 584 697112 Cover - Breather Passage 1035 69 Label - Emission 601 95162 Clamp - Hose 1036 69570052 Plate - Trim 614 691620 Pin - Cotter 1040 6998 Screw ( Flywheel ) 616 692012 Crank - Governor 1044 698139 Ring - nRetainingualer 617 692138 O • SeaI - O Ring ( Intake Manifold ) 1051 69126538 Owner's MaWash 634 690801 O Spring / SealAssembly ( Manual 1058 2750 Kit - Screw / Choke ) 1059 69851672 Screw ( Flywheel Fan ) 634A 698779 O Spring / SealAssembly ( Nikki ) 1070 6903 Retainer - Brush 635 691909 Boot - Spark Plug 1090 69129333 Cap - Limiter 643 698401 Retainer - Air Filter 1091 6913 Gasket Set - Valve 654 690958 Nut ( Carburetor ) 1095 69019083 Screw ( Alternator ) 684 697157 Screw ( Breather Passage 1119 6911 Screw - Float Bowl Cover ) 1127 69540724 Reed - Breather 691 692407 • Seal - Governor Shaft 1263 6971 Screw ( Breather Reed ) 692 690572 Spring - Detent 1264 69710417 • O SeaI - O Ring ( Intake Elbow ) 697 690372 Screw ( Drive Cap ) 1266 6919 O SeaI - O Ring ( Intake 718 690959 Pin - Locating 1266A697123 Elbow ) 729 691224 Clip - Wire Latch - Blower Housing 741 697128 Gear - Timing 1267 69742456 Plug - AVS Counterweight 750 691033 Screw ( Oil Pump Cover ) 1270 6971 31Q777 - 0036 Replacement Engine 757 697607 Link - Counterweight 1329 272147 Repair Manual 758 697134 Counterweight 1330 759 697392 Pin - Counterweight Included in Engine Gasket Set , Key . No . 358 783 693713 Gear - PinionWiring Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Key . 789 698329 Harness - O No . 121ed 797 693167 Nut ( Brush Retainer ) Includ in Carburetor Gasket Set , Key . No . 801 691283 Cap - Drived 977 802 691286 Cap - En Included in Valve Gasket Set , Key . No . 1095 803 693757 Housing - Starter + 830 691095 Stud ( Rocker Arm ) NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 842 691031 • SeaI - O Ring ( Dipstick Tube ) inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 847 697611 Dipstick / Tube Assembly 54
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL , NOT ACROSS HILL OO11 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 . t , Fold this page along dotted line indicated above . 2 . Hotd page before you so that its left edge is vertically paraHe _ to a tree trunk or other upright structure , 3 . Sight across the foJd in the direction of hitl slope you want to measure . 4 . Compare the angte of the fold with the slope of the hilt .
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107170432 Deflector
108170433 Washer, motor shaft .71 id x 1.15 od x .030 thk
109170434 Plug, sae #6
11170360 Spacer
111170435 O-ring .07 x .301 i.d.
112173165 Shield, vent
113170437 Support bracket
116173165 Silicon sponge
119170439 Transaxle fan
12169870 Ring , retainer
120170440 Pulley, 3.68
121170441 Hex lock nut
122170442 Belleville washer
123170443 Belt keeper
124170444 Kit, center section filter bypass center sectio...
125170445 Filter assembly
126170446 Fan pulleys
127170447 Kit, sel - lip seal .67 x 1.58 x .276; lip seal...
13170361 Seal, lip, .67 x 1.58 x .276
14169869 Ball bearing
16170362 Hex flange head screw 5/16-24 x 0.75
17170363 Seal, lip 18 x 32 x 7
18170364 Control arm
19150771 Brg, thrust ball 30 x 52 x 13
2170352 Housing
23170365 Check plug assembly, washer
24170366 Shaft, motor
27170367 Pinion gear
28170368 Gear 1 ot / 48t
29170369 Gear, 1 ot jackshaft
3170353 Kit, center section center section, machined bu...
30170370 60t bull gear
31170371 Sleeve bearing .75 x 1.575 x .625
32170389 Sleeve bearing
33142991 Washer, 3/4 id x 1-1/2 od x .13 thk
34170390 Lip seal, axle shaft
35170391 Axle shaft
36170392 Axle
37150792 Miter gear (splined)
38150793 Miter gear 15t (0.5 id)
39150809 Shaft
4170354 Swashplate, trunnion machined
40170393 Spiral ring
41170394 Jackshaft pin
42190395 Magnet, ring
43170396 Bypass spring
44150797 Hydro mtg screw 3/8-24 x 2.5 long
45170398 Filter
46170398 Base , filter
47170999 Actuator, bypass
48170400 Rod, bypass actuator
49170401 Arm, bypass
5169898 Kit, cylinder block (10cc); 10cc cylinder block...
50170202 Retaining ring .250 external
51170403 Seal, lip, .741 x .250 x .250 tc
52170404 Flat washer
53170405 Retaining ring
54170406 Bearing, center block
55142977 Spring
56142978 Washer
57150798 20w-50 oil
58170407 Brake yoke
59170408 Rotor, brake
6170355 Sealant 10.5 oz.
60142883 Brake
61142882 Puck
62142887 Brake
63170410 Hex cap screw
64142892 Bolt
65170411 Spacer
66170412 Spring , brake arm bias
67170413 Square head bolt 5/16-24-ribbed
68170414 Arm, brake
69170415 Slotted hex nut 5/16-24
7170356 Screw
70170416 Cotter pin 3/32 x 3/4
71170417 Compression spring brake anti-drag
72170418 Washer, ht .5 i.d. x 1 o.d. x .032
73142884 Washer
74170419 Oil seal .625 x 1.0 x .25
75170420 Assembly, check plug w/washer, 027
76170421 Stud, 5/16-24 friction pack
77170422 Puck, .330 x 1.50 x .0975
78142969 Spring
79142980 Spacer
8170357 Stud, 5/16-24 hex double end
80150778 Hex lock nut 5/16-24 unjf (nylon insert)
81170423 Friction wedge
82170424 Clip washer
83161162 Pin, standard headless
84170425 Fitting, 5/16 sae 5/32 tube
85170426 Expansion hose
86173165 Expansion tank
87170424 Clip washer
88170429 Bolt, self tapping 10-32 x 1/2
9170358 Input shaft
90170430 Puck, inner wedge
93170431 Spring clip
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0195894 Manual owner's english
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0178392 Decal chassis disconnect
0171491 Replacement mower, complete
0166960 Bypass decal
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
0194895 Manual owner's spanish
024211 Lawn sweeper
1163465 Battery
16176138 Switch
274760412 Bolt
21175688 Light socket
224152J Bulb
244799J Cable
25146147 Cable battery
26175158 Fuse
2773510400 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
284207J Cable
29192749 Seat switch
30193350 Switch, ignition
33140403 Key ignition molded craftsman, delta
34110712X Switch
40193390 Harness ignition
4117720408 Screw
42131563 Cover
43178861 Solenoid
45121433X Ammeter
52141940 Protectoin wire loop (hour meter)
5517490508 Screw
79175242 Assembly b socket
8176689 Box . battery
90180449 Terminal cover
92193465 Pigtail harness
93192540 Screw plastite 10-14 x 2.00
94191834 Screw hx hd mach w/sms lckwshr 3/8-16 x 1 pltd.
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0195894 Manual owner's english
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0178392 Decal chassis disconnect
0171491 Replacement mower, complete
0166960 Bypass decal
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
0194895 Manual owner's spanish
024211 Lawn sweeper
1174619 Chassis assembly
1072140608 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 x 1
11167203 Left Panel . dash
13188702X010 Panel, dash, right hand
1417490608 Screw
142175702 Plate
143186689 Bracket swaybar chassis notch
144175582 Bracket footrest step-thru
145156524 Rod pivot chassis/hood
154192413 Engage blade
155183926 Bracket dash - lh
158162037 Parking brake
159155123X428 Cupholder stltl black
161164655 Hood bumper
17175260X613 Hood assembly, pnt. stealth tygt
2176554 Drawbar
20162026 Plate battery
206170165 Shoulder bolt
20917000612 Screw
26STD541437 Locknut hex with insert 3/8-16 unc
278191611 Screw #10 x 3/4 single lead - hex
28174515X613 Grille
29161840 Lens bar
30192393X613 Fender/footrest
31139976 Support bracket
3717490508 Screw
38175710 Pivot bracket assembly, lh. mower, rear
54192512 Screw wshd hex 10-32 x 5/8
58175351 Duct heat hood
59187495 Bushing 1.375 od
60STD533707 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 3/4
64174997 Dash lower
67106932X Knob
74STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
9193610X428 Dash
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0195894 Manual owner's english
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0178392 Decal chassis disconnect
0171491 Replacement mower, complete
0166960 Bypass decal
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
0194895 Manual owner's spanish
024211 Lawn sweeper
1N/P Transaxle, hydrogear, model 314-0510 (see bread...
10STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 1
112STD551025 Washer 9/32 x 3/4 x 10 ga.
11672140608 Bolt rhdh sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
12073900600 Nut lock flg. 3/8-16 unc
14STD551131 Washer lock hvy 1/4
1574490544 Bolt hex flghd 5/16-18 unc x 1.25
150175456 Spacer . retainer
15119133210 Washer
156166002 Serrated washer
158165589 Shift
159183900 Hub shift
16STD541431 Nut lock hex w/ins. 5/16-18 unc
16172140406 T bolt
16273680400 Lock nut
16374780416 Bolt hex fin 1/4-20 unc x 1 grade 5
165165623 Bracket pivot lever
16617490510 Screw
168165492 Shoulder bolt
169165580 Plate . fastener
19STD541437 Nut lock hex w/wsh 3/8-16 unc
197169613 Snap nyliner
198169593 Washer
199169612 Shoulder bolt
20072140508 Bolt rdhd sqnk 5/16-18 unc x 1
202STD533110 Bolt carr sh. 3/8-16 x 1-3/4 gr.5
21130564 Knob pistol
212145212 Hex nut
22169498 Hg rod brake
24STD541237 Nut, hex jam 3/8-16 unc
25106888X Spring rod
26STD551037 Washer
26317000612 Screw
27STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 3/4 cad.
28175765 Rod . brake
29124236X Knob brake parking
30169592 Bracket tran
32STD523107 Bolt hex hd 5/16-18 unc x 3/4
34175578 Shaft assembly, foot pedal nibbed
35120183X Bearing
36STD551062 Washer
37STD571810 Pin, roll
38179114 Pulley idler
39STD533727 Bolt rdhd 3/8-16 unc x 2-3/4 gr.5
41175556 Keeper belt
47127783 Pulley, idler, v-groove
48154407 Cl bellcrank
49123205X Retainer
5072110612 Bolt
51STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
52STD541431 Nut, crownlock 5/16-18 unc
53105710X Link
55105709X Spring
5617060620 Screw
57140294 Belt
59169691 Keeper . belt
6117120614 Screw 3/8-16 x .875
62123533X Cover pedal
63175410 Pulley eng cl mech 38 deg
64173937 Bolt hex 7/16-20 x 4 x gr. 5-4.5 thr.
65STD551143 Washer
66154778 Keeper - belt
69142432 Screw
70134683 Keeper
71169183 Torque strap
73169182 Torque strap
74137057 Spacer
75121749X Washer
76STD551262 E-ring
77123583X Square key
78121748X Washer
8192502 Rod shift fender adjust lt
81165596 Cross shaft
82165711 Shift spring
8319171216 Washer
84169594 Transmission link
89192387X428 Shift console
95170201 Bypass lever
96STD624003 Retainer spring 1" zinc/cad
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0195894 Manual owner's english
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0178392 Decal chassis disconnect
0171491 Replacement mower, complete
0166960 Bypass decal
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
0194895 Manual owner's spanish
024211 Lawn sweeper
1186094X428 Adaptor wheel strg
10175121 Link drag extended
11STD551137 Washer lock hvy hlcl spr. 3/8
1273940800 Nut
13136518 Spacer
15145212 Hex nut
17177883 Shaft
2184706 Axle assembly
26126847X Bushing
2819131416 Washer
2917000612 Screw
3169840 Left Spindle assembly left hand
3076020412 Pin cotter 1/8 x 3/4
32192757 Rod tie wire form 19 75 mech
36155105 Bushing, strg. .742/.747 id
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38186095X428 S insert . cap
3919183812 Washer
4169839 Spindle assembly right hand
4073540600 Crownlock nut
41186737 Adaptor, steeriing wheel
42163888X428 Boot steering
43121749X Washer
46184946X505 Spindle
56266H Thrust washer
6121748X Washer
65160367 Spacer bracket
6772110618 Bolt
68169827 Axle brace
71175146 Steering
812000029 Ring
82169835 Bracket susp. chassis front
87173966 Flat washer
88175118 Shoulder bolt
91175553 Steering clip
95188967 Washer
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0195894 Manual owner's english
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0178392 Decal chassis disconnect
0171491 Replacement mower, complete
0166960 Bypass decal
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
0194895 Manual owner's spanish
024211 Lawn sweeper
1176636X505 Throttle control
13165291 Muffler gasket
14148456 Drain tube
2191611 Screw #10 x 3/4 single lead - hex
23169837 Shield thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
29137180 Spark arrestor
3N/P Engine briggs model #31p777-0299-e1 (see breakd...
31185534 Front Tank . fuel
32140527 Assembly fuel cap
33123487X Clamp hose
37137040 Fuel line
38181654 Plug, oil drain easy
4137352 Muffler
4417670412 Screw, hex washer head, thread, roll. 1/4-20 x 3/4
4517000612 Screw
4619091416 Washer
6210010500 Split washer
7271070512 Screw
7817060620 Screw
8173510400 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0195894 Manual owner's english
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0178392 Decal chassis disconnect
0171491 Replacement mower, complete
0166960 Bypass decal
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
0194895 Manual owner's spanish
024211 Lawn sweeper
1188719 Seat
10182493 Pan seat
11166369 Adjustment knob . seat
12174648 Bracket pint mounting switch
13121248X Bushing
1472050412 Bolt, rdhd sht nk 1/4 - 20 x 1 - 1/2
15134300 Spacer
16121250X Spring
17123976X 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
919131614 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 ga.
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0195894 Manual owner's english
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0178392 Decal chassis disconnect
0171491 Replacement mower, complete
0166960 Bypass decal
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
0194895 Manual owner's spanish
024211 Lawn sweeper
1187407 Reflector, left hand
10156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
11191551 Decal, chass. disconnect
12172331 Decal mower srs heavy duty 12 ga
13133644 Decal
14179128 Decal deck caution
15187408 Decal, reflector, right hand
16164065 Decal, strng. whl. domed prem. srs
18193307 Decal fender stlth oper inst e/s
2138047 Decal
20149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
21196058 Decal hood side panel
23191777 Decal.engine
3186316 Decal hood - rh
4186317 Decal hood lh
5186572 Decal, fender, craftsman white
7195850 Decal dash
8160396 Decal v-belt schematic 42" eng
9193960 Decal replacement hood
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0195894 Manual owner's english
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0178392 Decal chassis disconnect
0171491 Replacement mower, complete
0166960 Bypass decal
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
0194895 Manual owner's spanish
024211 Lawn sweeper
159192 Valve cap
107152J Tube
11104757X428 Hub . axle cap
265139 Valve stem
3106222X 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
9138468 Tire r. ts .20 x 8-8 c. service
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0195894 Manual owner's english
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0178392 Decal chassis disconnect
0171491 Replacement mower, complete
0166960 Bypass decal
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
0194895 Manual owner's spanish
024211 Lawn sweeper
1179504 Plunger
11139865 Link lift - l.h
12139866 Link lift - r.h.
134939M Retainer spring
15173288 Link front susp.
1673350800 Nut hex jam 1/2-13 unc
17175689 Front Trunnion
1873800800 Nut lock w/wsh 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
412000002 E-ring
519211621 Washer
6120183X Bearing
7175830 Grip
0144334 Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0195894 Manual owner's english
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0178392 Decal chassis disconnect
0171491 Replacement mower, complete
0166960 Bypass decal
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
0194895 Manual owner's spanish
024211 Lawn sweeper
1165892 Mower housing
10140296 Washer
11138971 Blade
111179292 Bracket wheel gauge lh
112179293 Bracket wheel gauge rh
11317000512 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/4
1164898H Shoulder bolt
117188606 Wheel gauge wheels
11873930600 Lock nut
11919121414 Washer 13/32 x 7/8 x 14 ga.
11A134149 Blade
11B139775 Blade
12919131312 Washer
13137645 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
14128774 Housing
142165890 Arm spring b
143157109 Idler bracket
144158634 Keeper belt
145165888 Pulley idler flat
146171977 Carriage bolt
147131335 Spring
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
1872140505 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
18419131410 Washer
19132827 Bolt shoulder
2STD533107 Bolt
20159770 Vortex baffle
21STD541431 Nut, crownlock 5/16-18 unc
23177563 Bracket, deflector, mower 42"
24105304X Cap
25123713X Spring
26110452X Push nut
27130968X428 Shield, deflector
2819111016 Washer
29131491 Rod , hinge
3138017 Bracket
30173984 Screw thdrol rolling washer head
31187690 Spacer washer
32153535 Pulley, mandrel
33178342 Nut, toplock, flanged
3472110612 Bolt
36131494 Pulley, idler, flat
4165460 Sway bracket
4073900600 Nut, lock flg. 3/8-16 unc
44140088 Guard
45STD624003 Retainer
46137729 Screw
48133944 Washer
5STD624008 Retainer spring
52139888 Bolt
53184907 Arm brake
54178515 Flat washer
55155046 Arm idler 42" mower lt/yt
56165723 Spacer . retainer
59141043 Guard
6178024 Arm, suspension ,rear sway bar deck
68144959 Belt
8850857 Bolt blade
9STD551137 Washer, lock
92STD541437 Locknut, hex w/wsh 3/8-16 unc