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Owner's Manual CRRFTSMRN ° LAWN TRACTOR 18.5 HP , 42 " Mower Electric Start 6 Speed Transaxle Model No . 917.275810 differently from previously built engines . Before you start the [ _ his 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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Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . 7 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . 3.6 . SafetyRules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Service andAdjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212 . . 72.83.2 ProductSpecifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assembly / Pre - Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.17 RepairParts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MaintenanceSchedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 SearsService . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B . ackCover LIMITEDWARRANTYON CRAFTSMANRIDINGEQUIPMENT Fortwo ( 2 ) yearsfrom the date of purchase , if this CraftsmanRiding Equipmentis maintained , lubricatedand tuned upaccordingto the instructionsin the owner'smanual , Searswill repairor replacefree of chargeanyparts that are foundto be defectivein materialor workmanshipaccordingto the guidelinesof coveragelisted below . Searswill also providefree laborfor theseapplicablewarrantedparts for the two fullyears . During the first 30 daysof purchase , therewill be nochargesto servicethe productat your homefor issuescoveredby this warranty . ( Seeexclusionsbelow ) . Foryourconve - nience , IN HOMEwarrantyservicewill still be availableafterthe first 30 daysof pur - chase , buta trip chargewill apply . Thischargewill bewaivedif the nCraftsmanproductis , droppedoff at an authorizedSearslocation . Forthe nearestauthorizedSearslocatio pleasecall 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ® . This warrantyapplies onlywhilethis productis within the UnitedStates . This Warrantydoes notcover : • Expendableitemswhich becomeworn duringnormaluse , includingbut not limitedto blades , spark plugs , air cleaners , belts , and oil filters . StandardMaintenanceServicing , oil changes , or tune - ups • Tire replacementor repaircausedby puncturesfrom outsideobjects , suchas nails , thorns , stumps , or glass . • Repairsnecessarybecauseof operatorabuse , includingbut not limitedto , gdamage causedby towingobjectsbeyondthe capabilityof the ridingequipment , impactin objectsthat bendthe frameor crankshaft , or over - speedingthe engine . • Repairsnecessarybecauseof operatornegligence , includingbut not limitedto , elec - trical and mechanicaldamagecausedby improperstorage , failureto usethe proper gradeand amount of engineoil , failureto keepthe deckclear of flammabledebris , or failureto maintainthe equipmentaccordingto the instructionscontainedinthe owner'smanual . • Engine ( fuelsystem ) cleaningor repairscausedby fueldeterminedto becontami - natedor oxidized ( stale ) . In general , fuelshouldbe used within30 daysof its pur - chasedate . • Normaldeteriorationand wear of the exteriorfinishes , or productlabelreplacement . • Ridingequipmentusedfor commercialor rentalpurposes . LIMITEDWARRANTYON BATTERY For ninety ( 90 ) daysfrom date of purchase , if anybatteryincludedwith this ridingequip - mentprovesdefectivein materialor workmanshipand ourtestingdeterminesthe battery will not holda charge , Searswill replacethe battery at no charge . Duringthe first 30fter daysof purchase , therewill be no chargesto replacethe batteryat your HOME . A the first 30 days , foryour convenience , IN - HOMEwarrantyservicewill still be avail - ablebut a trip chargewill apply . This chargewill bewaivedif the Craftsmanproduct is droppedoff at an authorizedSearslocation . Forthe nearestauthorizedSearslocation , pleasecall 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME @ . This battery warrantyapplies onlywhile this productis withinthe UnitedStates . This warrantygivesyou specificlegalrights , and you mayalso haveotherrights , which vary , from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Dept . 817WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 2
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IMPORTANT : This cutting machine is capable of amputating hands and feet and throw - ing objects . Failure to observe the following safety instructions could result in serious injury or death . • Never direct discharged material _ , WARNING : In order to prevent ac - toward anyone . Avoid discharging cidental starting when setting up , trans - material against a wall or obstruction . porting , adjusting or making repairs , Material may ricochet back toward the always disconnect spark plug wire and operator . Stop the blades when cross - place wire where it cannot contact spark ing gravel surfaces . plug . • Do not operate machine without the _ 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 _ I _ , WARNING : Tow only the attachments working . that are recommended by and comply with • Slow down 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 - _ , WARNING : Engine exhaust , some of ing the machine , removing the grass 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 . _ , WARNING : 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 Slopesarea majorfactor relatedto lossof be seriously injured or interfere with control and tip - overaccidents , whichcan safe machine operation . Children who resultin severeinjuryor death . Opera - have been given rides in the past may tion on all slopesrequiresextra 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 • Follow the 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 the engine running . Allow engine to III . CHILDREN 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 trailer and refuel it onthe other debris build - up . Clean oil or fuel ground . Ifthis is not possible , thenrtable spillage and remove any fuel - soaked refuel suchequipmentwith 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 spilledonclothing , 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 . • Before and while backing , look behind • Be sure the area is clear of bystand - and down for small children . ers before operating . Stop machine if • Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , anyone enters the area . not across . • Never carry passengers . • Choose a low ground speed so that • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - you will not have to stop or shift while lutely necessary . Always look down on the slope . and behind before and while backing . • Avoid starting , stopping , or turning on • Never carry children , even with the a slope . If the tires lose traction , dis - blades shut off . They may fall off and engage the blades and proceed slowly be seriously injured or interfere with straight down the slope . safe machine operation . Children who • If machine stops while going uphill , have been given rides in the past may disengage blades , shift into reverse suddenly appear in the mowing area and back down slowly . for another ride and be run over or • Do not turn on slopes unless neces - backed over by the machine . sary , and then , turn slowly and gradu - • Keep children out of the mowing area ally downhill , if possible . and in the watchful care of a respon - 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 laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it should be maintained in effective working Gasoline 3.5 order by the operator . Capacity and Unleaded In the state of California the above is re - Type : Regular quired by law ( Section 4442 of the Califor - Oil Type SAE 30 ( above 32 ° F ) nia Public Resources Code ) . Other states ' API - SG - SL ) : SAE 5W - 30 ( below 32 ° F may have similar laws . Federal laws apply on federal lands . A spark arrester for the Oil Capacity : W / Filter : 3.5 Pints muffler is available through your nearest W / O Filter : 3.0 Pints Sears service center ( See REPAIR PARTS Spark Plug : Champion RC12YC section of this manual ) . ( Gap : . 030 " ) REPAIR PROTECTION Ground Speed Forward : AGREEMENTS ( MPH ) : 1st 1.2 Congratulations on making a smart pur - 2nd 1.5 chase . Your new Craftsman ® product is 3rd 2.4 designed and manufactured for years of 4th 3.5 dependable operation . But like all products , 5th 4.8 it may require repair from time to time . That's 6th 5.3 when having a Repair Protection Agreement Reverse : 1.5 can save you money and aggravation . Tire Pressure : Front : 14 PSI Purchase a Repair Protection Agreement Rear : 10 PSI now and protect yourself from unexpected hassle and expense . Charging System : 3 Amps Battery Here's what's included in the Agreement : 5 Amps Headlights • Expert service by our 12,000 profe - Battery : Amp / Hr : 28 sional repair specialists . Min . CCA : 230 • Unlimited service and no charge for Case Size : U1R parts and labor on all covered repairs . • Product replacement if your covered Blade Bolt Torque : 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . product can't be fixed . CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase • Discount of 10 % from regular price of of a new tractor . It has been designed , service and service - related parts not engineered and manufactured to give covered by the agreement ; also , 10 % you the best possible dependability and off regular price of preventive mainte - performance . nance check . Should you experience any problem you • Fast help by phone - phone support cannot easily remedy , please contact a from a Sears technician on products Sears or other qualified service center . requiring in - home repair , plus conve - We have competent , well - trained techni - nient repair scheduling . cians and the proper tools to service or Once you purchase the Agreement , a repair this tractor . simple phone call is all that it takes for you Please read and retain this manual . The to schedule service . You can call anytime instructions will enable you to assemble day or night , or schedule a service ap - and maintain your tractor properly . Always pointment online . observe the " SAFETY RULES " . Sears has over 12,000 professional repair specialists , who have access to over 4.5 CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES million quality parts and accessories . • Read and observe the safety rules . That's the kind of professionalism you can • Follow a regular schedule in main - count on to help prolong the life of your taining , caring for and using your tractor . new purchase for years to come . Purchase • Follow the instructions under " Mainte - your Repair Protection Agreement today ! nance " and " Storage " sections of this owner's manual . Some limitations and exclusions apply . For prices and additional information _ bWARNING : This tractor is equipped call 1 - 800 - 827 - 6655 . with an internal combustion engine and should not be used on or near any unim - SEARS INSTALLATION SERVICE proved forest - covered , brush - covered or For Sears professional installation of home grass - covered land unless the engine's appliances , garage door openers , water exhaust system is equipped with a spark heaters , and other major home items , in arrester meeting applicable local or state the U . S . A . call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ®
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Steering Wheel Steering Wheel insert ( 1 ) Large Flat Washer Steering Wheel Adapter Steering Boot ( 1 ) 5 / 16 Lock Washer ( 1 ) Hex Bolt R 5 / 16 - 18 x 4 Ld Seat ( 1 ) Washer _ 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge _ ( 1 ) Knob For Future Use Keys Slope Sheet 7
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Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with the exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely . Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness . TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY A socket wrench set will make assembly _ 5 / 16 Hex Bolt _ _ - - - - - - - - 5 / 16 Lock Washer easier . Standard wrench sizes you need are listed below . _ - - _ . J - - - - - . - : - - - - Large Flat ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " wrench ( 1 ) Pliers / _ ) _ : _ ' Washer ( 1 ) 1 / 2 " wrench ( 1 ) Utility knife = , _ < , - _ r - _ A ' ' + b J / ( 1 ) Tire pressure gauge Steering _ - - - J ' - : _ : : , _ z / Steering Wheel " / - When right or left hand is mentioned in this manual , it means when you are in Boot the operating position ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM Adapter _ Extension CARTON / J Shaft UNPACK CARTON 1 . Remove all accessible loose parts and ! , Lower parts boxes from carton . Steering / - - - : . 2 . Cut along dotted lines on all four pan - Shaft _ _ g " _ ' _ . . . . - , els of carton . Remove end panels and lay side panels flat . I 3 . Check for any additional loose parts or cartons and remove . t - - . " _ Tab " - . . - . . , Slots BEFORE REMOVING TRACTOR FROM SKID ATTACH STEERING WHEEL IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND staples in skid that may puncture tires where tractor is to roll off skid . BOOT 1 . Slide extension shaft onto lower steer - ing shaft . INSTALL SEAT 2 . Place tabs of steering boot over tab Adjust seat before tightening adjustment slots in dash and push down to secure . knob . INSTALL STEERING WHEEL 1 . Remove adjustment knob and flat 3 . Position front wheels of the tractor so washer securing seat to cardboard they are pointing straight forward . packing and set aside for assembly of seat to tractor . 4 . Remove steering wheel adapter from steering wheel and slide adapter onto 2 . Pivot seat upward and remove from steering shaft extension . the cardboard packing . Remove the cardboard packing and discard . 5 . Position steering wheel so cross bars 3 . Place seat on seat pan so head of are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide inside boot and onto adapter . shoulder bolt is positioned over large slotted hole in pan . 6 . Assemble large flat washer , 5 / 16 lock 4 . Push down on seat to engage shoulder washer , 5 / 16 hex bolt and tighten bolt in slot and pull seat towards rear of securely . tractor . 7 . Snap steering wheel insert into center 5 . Pivot seat and pan forward and as - of steering wheel . semble adjustment knob and flat 8 . Remove protective materials from trac - washer loosely . Do not tighten . tor hood and grill .
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6 . Lowerseatinto operatingpositionand NOTE : You may now roll or drive your sit in seat . tractor off the skid . Follow the appropriate instruction below to remove the tractor 7 . Slideseat until a comfortableposition from the skid . is reachedwhich allowsyou to pressn . clutch / brakepedalall the way dowd - 8 . Getoff seat withoutmovingits a TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See justed position . Operation section for location and 9 . Raiseseat and tighten adjustment function of controls ) knob securely . 1 . Press lift lever plunger and raise attachment lift lever to its highest po - sition . Seat 2 . Release parking brake by depressing clutch / brake pedal . 3 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) Seat position . 4 . Roll tractor forward off skid . 5 . Remove banding holding deflector shield up against tractor . Bolt TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Operation section for location and function of controls ) , _ WARNING : Before starting , read , un - Flat Washer derstand and follow all instructions in the \ Operation section of this manual . Be sure tractor is in a well - ventilated area . Be sure the area in front of tractor is clear of other people and objects . Adjustment Knob 1 . Be sure all the above assembly steps have been completed . 2 . Check engine oil level and fill fuel tank CHECK BATTERY with gasoline . 1 . Lift hood to raised position . 3 . Sit on seat in operating position , NOTE : If this battery is put into service depress clutch / brake pedal and set the after month and year indicated on label parking brake . ( label located between terminals ) charge 4 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 position . amps . ( See " BATTERY " in Maintenance 5 . Press lift lever plunger and raise section of this manual for charging instruc - attachment lift lever to its highest posi - tions ) . tion . 6 . Start the engine . After engine has started , move throttle control to idle Label / position . 7 . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position and hold . Move gear - shift lever to 1st gear . 8 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal and slowly drive tractor off skid . 9 . Apply brake to stop tractor , set park - ing brake and place gearshift lever in neutral position . 10 . Turn ignition key to " STOP " position . Continue with the instructions that follow . 9
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CHECK TIRE PRESSURE V " CHECKLIST The tires on your tractor were overin - Before you operate and enjoy your new flated at the factory for shipping purposes . tractor , we wish to assure that you receive Correct tire pressure is important for best the best performance and satisfaction cutting performance . from this Quality Product . ° Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in Please review the following checklist : " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section v " All assembly instructions have been of this manual . completed . v " No remaining loose parts in carton . CHECK DECK LEVELNESS v " Battery is properly prepared and For best cutting results , mower hous - charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . ing should be properly leveled . See " TO v " Seat is adjusted comfortably and tight - LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the Service ened securely . and Adjustments section of this manual . v " All tires are properly inflated . ( For ship - CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION ping purposes , the tires were overin - OF ALL BELTS flated at the factory ) . See the figures that are shown for replac - v " Be sure mower deck is properly leveled ing motion and mower blade drive belts side - to - side / front - to - rear for best cutting in the Service and Adjustments section results . ( Tires must be properly inflated of this manual . Verify that the belts are for leveling ) . routed correctly . v " Check mower and drive belts . Be sure they are routed properly around pulleys CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM and inside all belt keepers . After you learn how to operate your trac - v " Check wiring . See that all connections tor , check to see that the brake is properly are still secure and wires are properly adjusted . See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in clamped . the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . While learning how to use your tractor , pay extra attention to the following important items : v " Engine oil is at proper level . v " Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , regu - lar unleaded gasoline . v " Become familiar with all controls - their location and function . Operate them before you start the engine . v " Be sure brake system is in safe oper - ating condition . v " Be sure Operator Presence System and Reverse Operation System ( ROS ) are working properly ( See the Opera - tion and Maintenance sections in this manual ) . 10
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These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product . Learn and understand their meaning . R N H I ' . , I SLOW REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW CHOKE FAST IGNITION SWITCH 6 G ENGINE OFF REVERSE ENGINE ON ENGINE START PARKING BRAKE PARKING BRAKE PARKING BRAKE OPERATION LOCKED UNLOCKED SYSTEM ( ROS ) t oi OVER TEMP FUEL OIL PRESSURE BATTERY 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 HOT SURFACES indicates a hazard which , death . The safety alert symbol if not avoided , could result in death , serious injury is used to identify safety inform - and / or property damage . ation about hazards which can FIRE indicates a hazard which , if not avoided , result in death , serious injury could result in death , serious injury and / or and / or property damage . property damage . 11
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KNOW YOUR TRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRACTOR Compare the illustrations with your tractor to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . ROS " ON " Position Attachment Ignition Switch Clutch Lever Ammeter Lift Lever Plunger Light Switch _ Attachment Th rottle / Choke Lift Lever Control Height Clutch / Brake Adjustment Pedal Indicator _ gBrake Lever Gearshift Lever 02817 Isw 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 . to engage the mower blades , or other at - LIGHT SWITCH - Turns the headlights on and off . tachments mounted to your tractor . PARKING BRAKE LEVER - Locks clutch / ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER - Used to raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck or brake pedal into the brake position . other attachments mounted to your tractor . REVERSE OPERATION SYSTEM ( ROS ) CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL - Used for " ON " POSITION - Allows operation of declutching and braking the tractor and mower deck or other powered attachment while in reverse . starting the engine . THROTTLE / CHOKE CONTROL - Used GEARSHIFT LEVER - Selects the speed and direction of tractor . for starting and controlling engine speed . IGNITION SWITCH - Used for starting and stopping the engine . 12
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The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes , which can result in severe eye damage . Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your tractor or performing any adjustments or repairs . We recommend a wide vision safety mask over spectacles or standard safety glasses . HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR IMPORTANT : Leaving the ignition switch in any position other than " STOP " will TO SET PARKING BRAKE cause the battery to discharge and go Your tractor is equipped with an operator dead . presence sensing switch . When engine NOTE : Under certain conditions when is running , any attempt by the operator tractor is standing idle with the engine to leave the seat without first setting the running , hot engine exhaust gases may parking brake will shut off the engine . cause " browning " of grass . To eliminate 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal all the way this possibility , always stop engine when down and hold . stopping tractor on grass areas . 2 . Pull parking brake lever up and release , _ CAUTION : Always stop tractor com - pressure from clutch / brake pedal . pletely , as described above , before leaving Pedal should remain in brake position . the operator's position . Make sure parking brake will hold trac - tor secure . TO USE THROTTLE CONTROL Attachment Clutch Lever Always operate engine at full throttle . Throttle / " Enc Position • Operating engine at less than full Choke throttle reduces the battery charging Control nition Key rate . , " Disengaged " • Full throttle offers the best bagging and Position mower performance . Parking Brake TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD " Engaged " " Brake " Position The direction and speed of movement is Position controlled by the gearshift lever . 1 . Start tractor with clutch / brake pedal de - pressed and gearshift lever in neutral Gearshift ( N ) position . Lever 2 . Move gearshift lever to desired po - Clutch / " Disengaged " sition . Brake Position Pedal 3 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal to start movement . STOPPING IMPORTANT : Bring tractor to a complete MOWER BLADES - stop before shifting or changing gears . • To stop mower blades , move attachment Failure to do so will shorten the useful life clutch lever to " DISENGAGED " position . of your transaxle . GROUND DRIVE - TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT • To stop ground drive , depress clutch / The position of the attachment lift lever brake pedal all the way down . determines the cutting height . • Move gearshift lever to neutral ( N ) • Grasp lift lever . position . • Press plunger with thumb and move ENGINE - lever to desired position . • Move throttle control between half and The cutting height range is approxi - full speed ( fast ) position . mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " . The heights are mea - NOTE : Failure to move throttle control sured from the ground to the blade tip with between half and full speed ( fast ) posi - the engine not running . These heights tion , before stopping , may cause engine to are approximate and may vary depending " backfire " . upon soil conditions , height of grass and • Turn ignition key to " STOP " position and types of grass being mowed . remove key . Always remove key when • The average lawn should be cut to approxi - leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized mately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the cool season use . and to over 3 inches during hot months . • Never use choke to stop engine . For healthier and better looking lawns , mow 13 often and after moderate growth .
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For bestcuttingperformance , grassover 6 inches in heightshouldbe mowedhigh ; twice . Makethe first cut relatively Clutch Lever the secondto desiredheight . " Engaged ' TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS / / Gauge wheels are properly adjusted " Disengag when they are slightly off the ground when Position mower is at the desired cutting height in operating position . Gauge wheels then keep the deck in proper position to help prevent scalping in most terrain conditions . NOTE : Adjust gauge wheels with tractor Shield on a flat level surface . 1 . Adjust mower to desired cutting height ( See " TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING OPERATING IN REVERSE HEIGHT " in this section of manual ) . Your tractor is equipped with a Reverse 2 . With mower in desired height of cut Operation System ( ROS ) . Any attempt by position , gauge wheels should be the operator to travel in the reverse direc - assembled so they are slightly off the tion with the attachment clutch engaged ground . Install gauge wheel in ap - will shut off the engine unless the ignition propriate hole with shoulder bolt , 3 / 8 key is placed in the ROS " ON " position . washer , and 3 / 8 - 16 Iocknut and tighten securely . _ IIWARNING : Backing up with the at - 3 . Repeat for opposite side , installing tachment clutch engaged while mowing gauge wheel in same adjustment hole . is strongly discouraged . Turning the ROS " ON " , to allow reverse operation with the attachment clutch engaged , should only Gaugeel be done when the operator decides it is Whe Mountinc necessary to reposition the machine with the attachment engaged . Do not mow in Bracket reverse unless absolutely necessary . USING THE REVERSE OPERATION 3 / 8 - 16 SYSTEM - Locknut 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal all the way Shoulder down and hold . Bolt Gauge Wheel 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 up . by the operator to leave the seat with the 4 . Move gear shift lever to reverse ( R ) po - engine running and the attachment clutch sition and slowly release clutch / brake engaged will shut off the engine . You must pedal to start movement . remain fully and centrally positioned in the 5 . When use of the ROS is no longer seat to prevent the engine from hesitating needed , turn the ignition key clockwise or cutting off when operating your equip - to engine " ON " position . ment on rough , rolling terrain or hills . ROS " ON " Position Engine " ON " Position 1 . Select desired height of cut . ( Normal Operating ) 2 . Start mower blades by engaging at - tachment clutch control . TO STOP MOWER BLADES - disengage attachment clutch control . _ ICAUTION : Do not operate the mower without either the entire grass catcher , on mowers so equipped , or the deflector shield in place . 14
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TO OPERATE ON HILLS • For cold weather operation you should change oil for easier starting ( See the _ , WARNING : Do not drive up or down oil viscosity chart in the Maintenance hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and do section of this manual ) . not drive across any slope . Use the slope • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - guide at the back of this manual . nance section in this manual . • Choose the slowest speed before start - ADD GASOLINE ing up or down hills . • Fill fuel tank to bottom of filler neck . Do • Avoid stopping or changing speed on hills . not overfill . Use fresh , clean , regular • If slowing is necessary , move throttle unleaded gasoline with a minimum of control lever to slower position . 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline will • If stopping is absolutely necessary , push increase carbon and lead oxide deposits clutch / brake pedal quickly to brake posi - and reduce valve life ) . Do not mix oil tion and engage parking brake . with gasoline . Purchase fuel in quan - • Move gearshift lever to 1st gear . Be tities that can be used within 30 days to assure fuel freshness . sure you have allowed room for tractor to roll slightly as you restart movement . _ I , CAUTION : Wipe off any spilled oil or • To restart movement , slowly release fuel . Do not store , spill or use gasoline parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . near an open flame . • Make all turns slowly . IMPORTANT : When operating in temper - atures below32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , clean TO TRANSPORT winter grade gasoline to help insure good • Raise attachment lift to highest position cold weather starting . with attachment lift control . CAUTION : Alcohol blended fuels ( called • When pushing or towing your tractor , gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can be sure gearshift lever is in neutral ( N ) attract moisture which leads to separa - position . tion and formation of acids during storage . • Do not push or tow tractor at more than Acidic gas can damage the fuel system five ( 5 ) MPH . of an engine while in storage . To avoid NOTE : To protect hood from damage engine problems , the fuel system should when transporting your tractor on a truck be emptied before storage of 30 days or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and or longer . Drain the gas tank , start the secured to tractor . Use an appropriate engine and let it run until the fuel lines means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel etc . ) . next season . See Storage Instructions for TOWING CARTS AND OTHER ATTACH - additional information . Never use engine MENTS or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel tank or permanent damage may occur . Tow only the attachments that are recom - mended by and comply with specifications TO START ENGINE of the manufacturer of your tractor . Use When starting the engine for the first time common sense when towing . Too heavy or if the engine has run out of fuel , it will of a load , while on a slope , is dangerous . take extra cranking time to move fuel from Tires can lose traction with the ground and the tank to the engine . cause you to lose control of your tractor . 1 . Sit on seat in operating position , BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE depress clutch / brake pedal and set CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL parking brake . 2 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) The engine in your tractor has been position . shipped , from the factory , already filled 3 . Move attachment clutch to disengaged with summer weight oil . position . 1 . Check engine oil with tractor on level 4 . Move throttle control to choke position . ground . NOTE : Before starting , read the warm 2 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe and cold starting procedures below . clean , reinsert the dipstick and screw cap tight , wait for a few seconds , re - move and read oil level . If necessary , add oil until " FULl " mark on dipstick is reached . Do not overfill . 15
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, MOWING TIPS Insert key into ignition and turn key clockwise to start position and release • Mower should be properly leveled for key as soon as engine starts . Do best mowing performance . See " TO not run starter continuously for more LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the than fifteen seconds per minute . If the Service and Adjustments section of this engine does not start after several manual . attempts , move throttle control to fast • The left hand side of mower should be position , wait a few minutes and try used for trimming . again . If engine still does not start , • Drive so that clippings are discharged move the throttle control back to the onto the area that has already been choke position and retry . cut . Have the cut area to the right of the tractor . This will result in a more WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and even distribution of clippings and more above ) uniform cutting . 6 . When engine starts , move the throttle • When mowing large areas , start by control to the fast position . turning to the right so that clippings will • The attachments and ground drive can discharge away from shrubs , fences , now be used . If the engine does not driveways , etc . After one or two rounds , accept the load , restart the engine and mow in the opposite direction making allow it to warm up for one minute using left hand turns until finished . the choke as described above . COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and below ) 6 . When engine starts , leave throttle control in choke position until engine warms up and begins to run roughly . Once rough running begins , imme - diately move the throttle control to the fast position . Engine warm - up may take from several seconds to several • If grass is extremely tall , it should be mowed twice to reduce load and pos - minutes ( the colder the temperature , sible fire hazard from dried clippings . the longer the warm - up ) . • The attachments can also be used dur - Make first cut relatively high ; the second to the desired height . ing the engine warm - up period . • Do not mow grass when it is wet . NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 Wet grass will plug mower and leave feet ) or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) undesirable clumps . Allow grass to dry the carburetor fuel mixture may need to before mowing . be adjusted for best engine performance • Always operate engine at full throttle ( see " TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the Service and Adjustments section of this when mowing to assure better mowing performance and proper discharge of manual ) . material . Regulate ground speed by selecting a low enough gear to give the mower cutting performance as well as the quality of cut desired . • When operating attachments , select a ground speed that will suit the terrain and give best performance of the at - tachment being used . 16
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. A , . TE . A . OSEO . EOU . E AS YOU COMPLETE REGULAR SERVICE f _ r _ ' _ TSERVlOe DATES Check Brake Operation _ Check Tire Pressure Check Operator Presence and T ROSSystems If R Check for Loose Fasteners II / I _ s If A Sharpen / Replace Mower Blades 1 _ 3 C Lubrication Char _ I _ I _ 0 Check Battery Level _ 4 a Clean Battery and Terminals I _ If Check Transaxle Cooling v ' Check V - Belts I _ Check Engine Oil Level I _ If Change Engine Oil ( with oil filter ) I _ 1 , _ If E Change Engine Oil ( without oil filter ) _ 1,2 I _ N Clean Air Filter 1 _ 2 G Clean Air Screen 1 _ 2 Arrester N _ Inspect Muffler / Spark E Replace Oil Filter ( If equipped ) 1 _ 1,2 Clean Engine Cooling Fins If 2 Replace Spark Plug I _ If Replace Air Filter Paper Cartridge 1 _ 2 Replace Fuel Filter 3 - Replace blades more often when mowing in sandy soil , 1 - Change more often when operating under a heavy load or 4 - Not required if equipped with maintenance - free battery . in high ambient temperatures . 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 items that have been subjected to @ } S _ - - @ Spindle Zerk Zerk operator abuse or negligence . To receive full value from the warranty , operator must maintain tractor as instructed in this manual . @ Front Wheel , - @ Front Wheel Some adjustments will need to be made Bearing Bearing Zerk Zerk periodically to properly maintain your tractor . At least once a season , check to see if @ Engine . you should make any of the adjustments described in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . • At least once a year you should replace the spark plug , clean or replace air filter , and check blades and belts for wear . _ SAE 30 or 10w30 Motor Oil A new spark plug and clean air filter @ General Purpose Grease assure proper air - fuel mixture and help @ Refer to Maintenance " ENGINE " Section your engine run better and last longer . BEFORE EACH USE IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the pivot points which have special nylon 1 . Check engine oil level . bearings . Viscous lubricants will attract 2 . Check brake operation . dust and dirt that will shorten the life of the 3 . Check tire pressure . self - lubricating bearings . If you feel they 4 . Check operator presence and must be lubricated , use only a dry , pow - ROS systems for proper operation . 5 . Check for loose fasteners . dered graphite type lubricant sparingly . 17
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TRACTOR CHECK REVERSE OPERATION ( ROS ) SYSTEM Always observe safety rules when per - • When the engine is running with the ig - forming any maintenance . nition switch in the engine " ON " position BRAKE OPERATION and the attachment clutch is 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 ignition switch in the ROS " ON " position " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and and the attachment clutch is 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 BLADE REMOVAL may be purchased from your local parts 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 2 . Remove blade bolt , lock washer and flat washer securing blade . REVERSE OPERATION SYSTEM ( ROS ) 3 . Install new or resharpened blade Be sure operator presence and reverse with trailing edge up towards deck as operation systems are working properly . If shown . your tractor does not function as de - IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assembly , scribed , repair the problem immediately . center hole in blade must align with star • The engine should not start unless the on mandrel assembly . brake pedal is fully depressed , and the 4 . Reassemble blade bolt , lock washer attachment clutch control is in the disen - and flat washer in exact order as gaged position . shown . 5 . Tighten blade bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . CHECK OPERATOR PRESENCE Lbs . torque ) . SYSTEM IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is heat treated . • When the engine is running , any at - If bolt needs replacing , replace only with tempt by the operator to leave the seat approve bolt shown in the Repair Parts . without first setting the parking brake Trailing Mandrel As : _ embly should shut off the engine . Edge Up _ Blade • When the engine is running and the Centel attachment clutch is engaged , any at - tempt by the operator to leave the seat Flat should shut off the engine . • The attachment clutch should never op - erate unless the operator is in the seat . ROS " ON " Position Engine " ON " Position ( Normal Operating ) TO SHARPEN BLADE NOTE : We do not recommend sharp - ening blade - but if you do , be sure the 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 . 18
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V - BELTS • The blade can be sharpened with a file or on a grinding wheel . Do not attempt Check V - belts for deterioration and wear to sharpen while on the mower . after 100 hours of operation and replace • To check blade balance , you will need a if necessary . The belts are not adjustable . 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a cone Replace belts if they begin to slip from balancer . ( When using a cone balancer , wear . follow the instructions supplied with balancer . ) ENGINE NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing LUBRICATION blade . The lobes of the center hole may Only use high quality detergent oil rated appear to be centered , but are not . with API service classification SG - SL . • Slide blade on to an unthreaded portion Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade of the steel bolt or pin and hold the according to your expected operating bolt or pin parallel with the ground . If temperature . blade is balanced , it should remain in a horizontal position . If either end of the blade moves downward , sharpen the SAE VISCOSITY GRADES t heavy end until the blade is balanced . , 40 I oi _ vi _ < _ latf e 5 / 8 " Bolt or Pin _ Blade NOTE : Although multi - viscosity oils ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) improve starting in Center Hole cold weather , they will result in increased BATTE RY oil consumption when used above 32 ° F . Check your engine oil level more frequent - Your tractor has a battery charging system ly to avoid possible engine damage from which is sufficient for normal use . How - running low on oil . ever , periodic charging of the battery with Change the oil after every 50 hours of op - an automotive charger will extend its life . eration or at least once a year if the tractor • Keep battery and terminals clean . is not used for 50 hours in one year . • Keep battery bolts tight . Check the crankcase oil level before start - • Keep small vent holes open . ing the engine and after each eight ( 8 ) • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . hours of operation . Tighten oil fill cap / NOTE : The original equipment battery on dipstick securely each time you check the your tractor is maintenance free . Do not oil level . attempt to open or remove caps or covers . Adding or checking level of electrolyte is TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL not necessary . Determine temperature range expected TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS before oil change . All oil must meet API service classification SG - SL . Corrosion and dirt on the battery and • Be sure tractor is on level surface . terminals can cause the battery to " leak " • Oil will drain more freely when warm . power . • Catch oil in a suitable container . 1 . Remove terminal guard . 1 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful 2 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first not to allow dirt to enter the engine then RED battery cable and remove when changing oil . battery from tractor . 2 . Remove yellow cap from end of drain 3 . Rinse the battery with plain water and valve and install the drain tube onto the dry . fitting . 4 . Clean terminals and battery cable ends Oil Drain Valve with wire brush until bright . 5 . Coat terminals with grease or petro - leum jelly . 6 . Reinstall battery ( See " REPLACING BATTERY " in the SERVICE AND AD - JUSTMENTS section of this manual ) . TRANSAXLE COOLING Drain Keep transaxle free from build - up of dirt Tube and chaff which can restrict cooling . 19
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3 . Unlock drain valve by pushing inward _ jHandle 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 . _ / Cartridge 7 . Refill engine with oil through oil fill dip - stick tube . Pour slowly . Do not overfill . Pre - cleaner . . . . . . . . . _ . . f ' For approximate capacity see " PROD - UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual . Bas _ / Tabs 8 . Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for Slots checking level . For accurate reading , ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM tighten dipstick cap securely onto the tube before removing dipstick . Keep oil Debris may clog the engine's air cool - at " FULl " line on dipstick . Tighten cap ing system . Remove blower housing and onto the tube securely when finished . clean area shown to prevent overheating and engine damage . ENGINE OIL FILTER Clean out chaff Replace the engine oil filter every season Air Screen and debris or every other oil change if the tractor is used more than 100 hours in one year . CLEAN AIR SCREEN Air screen must be kept free of dirt and chaff to prevent engine damage from overheating . Clean with a wire brush or compressed air to remove dirt and stub - born dried gum fibers . MUFFLER AIR FILTER Inspect and replace corroded muffler and Your engine will not run properly using a spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could cre - dirty air filter . Replace pre - cleaner after ate a fire hazard and / or damage . every 25 hours of operation or every SPARK PLUG ( S ) season . Service paper cartridge every 100 hours of operation or every season , Replace spark plug ( s ) at the beginning whichever occurs first . of each mowing season or after every Service air cleaner more often under dusty 100 hours of operation , whichever occurs conditions . first . Spark plug type and gap setting are 1 . Pull up on air filter cover handle and shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " rotate towards engine . section of this manual . 2 . Remove cover . IN - LINE FUEL FILTER 3 . Carefully remove air filter cartridge and The fuel filter should be replaced once pre - cleaner from base . each season . If fuel filter becomes 4 . Clean base carefully to prevent debris from falling into carburetor . clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbu - NOTE : If very dirty or damaged , replace retor , replacement is required . cartridge . 1 . With engine cool , remove filter and 5 . Place new pre - cleaner and cartridge plug fuel line sections . firmly in base . 2 . Place new fuel filter in position in fuel 6 . Align tabs on cover with slots in blower line with arrow pointing towards carbu - housing and replace cover . retor . 7 . Hook handle on cover and push down 3 . Be sure there are no fuel line leaks on handle to close . and clamps are properly positioned . IMPORTANT : Petroleum solvents , such 4 . Immediately wipe up any spilled gaso - as kerosene , are not to be used to clean line . the cartridge . They may cause deterio - ration of the cartridge . Do not oil car - tridge . Do not use pressurized air to clean cartridge . Clam p _ Clamp 20 I Filter
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CLEANING We do not recommend using a garden hose or pressure washer to clean your • Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . tractor unless the engine and transmis - of all foreign matter . sion are covered to keep water out . • Keep finished surfaces and wheels free Water in engine or transmission will of all gasoline , oil , etc . shorten the useful life of your tractor . • Protect painted surfaces with auto - Use compressed air or a leaf blower to motive type wax . remove grass , leaves and trash from tractor and mower . WARNING : TO AVOID SERIOUS INJURY , BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUSTMENTS : & 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal fully and set parking brake . 2 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . 3 . Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . 4 . Turn ignition key to " STOP " and remove key . 5 . Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped . 6 . Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than TRACTOR the mower deck is to be mounted on the TO REMOVE MOWER tractor , remove the front links and hook Mower will be easier to remove from the the clutch spring Into square hole in frame . right side of tractor . TO INSTALL MOWER 1 . Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - 1 . Raise attachment lift lever to its highest GAGED " position . position . 2 . Move attachment lift lever forward to 2 . Slide mower under tractor with deflec - lower mower to its lowest position . tor shield to right side of tractor . 3 . Roll belt off engine pulley . 3 . Lower lift lever to its lowest position . 4 . Remove small retainer spring , and 4 . Connect front links to mower deck and remove clutch spring off pulley bolt . secure with retainer springs . 5 . Remove large retainer spring , slide 5 . Connect suspension arms to rear collar off and push housing guide out deck brackets and secure with retainer of bracket . springs . 6 . Disconnect anti - sway bar from chassis 6 . Connect anti - sway bar to chassis bracket by removing retainer spring . bracket and secure with retainer spring . 7 . Disconnect suspension arms from rear 7 . Push clutch cable housing guide into deck brackets by removing retainer bracket , slide collar onto guide and springs . secure with large retainer spring . 8 . Disconnect front links from deck by 8 . Place flat washer and clutch spring on removing retainer springs . idler pulley bolt and secure with small 9 . Raise lift lever to raise suspension retainer spring . arms . Slide mower out from under trac - 9 . Install belt onto engine pulley . tor . Small Retainer Clutch Spring tSuspension _ _ Square Hole Flat Washel Arms ° Engine Pulley - Front Link Anti - Sway Collar Housing ( Both Sides ) Deflector Shield Large Retainer Spring Bracket 21
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TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " Adjust the mower while tractor is parked on level ground or driveway . Make sure against trunnion on both front links . tires are properly inflated ( See " PROD - • To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this from trunnion on both front links . Tighten manual ) . If tires are over or underinflated , nut " E " on both front links an equal num - you will not properly adjust your mower . ber of turns . The two front links must SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT remain equal in length . • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower • Raise mower to its highest position . • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against measure height from bottom edge of trunnion on both front links . mower to ground . Distance " A " on both • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . sides of mower should be the same or within 1 / 4 " of each other . • If adjustment is necessary , make adjust - ment on one side of mower only . _ Mandrel • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift link adjustment nut on that side . • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift Both Front Links Should beEaual in Length link adjustment nut on that side . NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . • Recheck measurements after adjusting . Bottom edge Bottom edge of gfromO _ / e , _ to / . . . . . n _ o _ e , _ ground _ E _ Nut Trunnion Arm Lift Link N _ Adjustment Front Links FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to BELT side . If the following front - to - back adjust - The mower blade drive belt may be re - ment is necessary , be sure to adjust both placed without tools . Park the tractor on front links equally so mower will stay level level surface . Engage parking brake . side - to - side . To obtain the best cutting results , the BELT REMOVAL - mower housing should be adjusted so 1 . Remove mower from tractor ( See " TO that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " REMOVE MOWER " in this section of lower than the rear when the mower is in manual ) . its highest position . 2 . Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and Check adjustment on right side of trac - idler pulleys . tor . Measure distance " D " directly in front 3 . Pull belt away from mower . and behind the mandrel at bottom edge of BELT INSTALLATION - mower housing as shown . 1 . Work belt around both mandrel pulleys • Before making any necessary adjust - ments , check that both front links are and idler pulleys 2 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves equal in length . and inside all belt guides . • If links are not equal in length , adjust 3 . Install mower ( See " To Install Mower " in one link to same length as other link . • To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " this section of this manual ) . on both front links an equal number of turns . 22
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Mandrel With Parking Brake " Engaged " Idler Pulleys Nut " A " Jam Nut Mandrel Pulley TO CHECK AND ADJUST BRAKE Arm Your tractor is equipped with an adjustable 00238 brake system which is mounted on the TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT right side of the transaxle . If tractor requires more than five ( 5 ) feet to Park the tractor on level surface . Engage stop at highest speed in highest gear on a parking brake . For assistance , there is a level , dry concrete or paved surface , then belt installation guide decal on bottom side of left footrest . brake must be checked and adjusted . TO CHECK BRAKE BELT REMOVAL - 1 . Park tractor on a level , dry concrete or 1 . Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE paved surface , depress clutch / brake MOWER " in this section of manual ) . NOTE : Observe entire motion drive belt pedal all the way down and engage parking brake . and position of all belt guides and keepers . 2 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) 2 . Remove belt from stationary idler and position . clutching idler . The rear wheels must lock and skid when 3 . Remove belt downward from around you try to manually push the tractor for - engine pulley . 4 . Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . ward . If the rear wheels rotate , the brake needs to be adjusted or the pads need to Remove belt upwards from transaxle be replaced . pulley by deflecting belt keepers . 5 . Remove belt from center span keeper TO ADJUST BRAKE and pull belt away from tractor . 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal all the way BELT INSTALLATION - down and engage parking brake . 2 . Measure distance between brake oper - 1 . Carefully work new belt down between ating arm and nut " A " on brake rod . transaxle belt keepers and onto the 3 . If distance is other than 1 - 1 / 2 " , loosen input pulley . jam nut and turn nut " A " until distance 2 . Slide belt into the center span keeper . 3 . Pull belt toward front of tractor and roll becomes 1 - 1 / 2 " . Retighten jam nut against nut " A " . around the top groove of engine pulley . 4 . Road test tractor for proper stopping 4 . Install belt through stationary idler and distance as stated above . Readjust clutching idler . if necessary . If stopping distance is 5 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves still greater than five ( 5 ) feet in highest and inside all belt guides and keepers . gear , further maintenance is neces - 6 . Install mower ( See " TO INSTALL sary . Replace brake pads or contact a MOWER " in this section of manual ) . Sears or other qualified service center . 23
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TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS Engine 1 . Block up axle securely . 2 . Remove axle cover , retaining ring and Center washers to allow wheel removal ( rear . . Span Clutching wheels have a square key - Do not Keeper lose ) . 3 . Repair tire and reassemble . NOTE : On rear wheels only : align Stationary Idler grooves in rear wheel hub and axle . Insert square key . Transaxle 4 . Replace washers and snap retaining ring securely in axle groove . 5 . Replace axle cover . NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent flat tires due to slow leaks , purchase and use tire sealant from Sears . Tire sealant TRANSAXLE GEAR SHIFT LEVER NEU - also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion . TRAL ADJUSTMENT Washers The transaxle should be in neutral when Retaining the gear shift lever is in neutral ( N ) ( lock Ring gate ) position . The adjustment is preset Axle at the factory ; however , if adjustment is Cover needed , proceed as follows : 1 . Make sure transaxle is in neutral ( N ) . NOTE : When the tractor rear wheels move freely , the transaxle is in neutral . 2 . Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the Square Key _ _ right rear wheel . ( Rear Wheel Only ) _ 3 . Position the gear shift lever in the neu - tral ( N ) position . TO START ENGINE WITH AWEAK BAT - 4 . Tighten adjustment bolt securely . TERY NOTE : If additional clearance is needed _ , WARNING : Lead - acid batteries gen - to get to adjustment bolt , move mower deck height to the lowest position . erate explosive gases . Keep sparks , flame and smoking materials away from bat - Neutral Lock Gate Gearshift teries . Always wear eye protection when around batteries . If your battery is too weak to start the engine , it should be recharged . ( See " BAT - TERY " in the MAINTENANCE section of this manual ) . f If " jumper cables " are used for emergency / . . . . . . , , , Adjustment Bolt starting , follow this procedure : IMPORTANT : Your tractor is equipped TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGN - with a 12 volt system . The other vehicle MENT must also be a 12 volt system . Do not use If steering wheel crossbars are not your tractor battery to start other vehicles . horizontal ( left to right ) when wheels are TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - positioned straight forward , remove steer - 1 . Connect one end of the RED cable ing wheel and reassemble with crossbars to the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each horizontal . Tighten securely . battery ( A - B ) , taking care not to short against tractor chassis . FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER 2 . Connect one end of the BLACK cable The front wheel toe - in and camber are not to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal ( C ) of adjustable on your tractor . If damage has fully charged battery . occurred to affect the front wheel toe - in or 3 . Connect the other end of the BLACK camber , contact a Sears or other qualified cable ( D ) to good chassis ground , service center . away from fuel tank and battery . 24
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TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE ORDER - 1 . Raise hood . 2 . Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the 1 . BLACK cable first from chassis and then from the fully charged battery . backside of the grill . 2 . RED cable last from both batteries . 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 DD your tractor to run poorly , stop running , or 02614 prevent it from starting . • 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 TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL AS - other object to contact both terminals at SEMBLY the same time . Before connecting battery , 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 hood to raised position . 4 . When replacing hood , be sure to re - 2 . Remove terminal guard . connect the headlight wire connector . 3 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable then RED battery cable and carefully Hood remove battery from tractor . 4 . Install new battery with terminals in same position as old battery . 5 . Reinstall terminal guard . 6 . First connect RED battery cable to Headlight Wire positive ( + ) battery terminal with hex Connector bolt and keps nut as shown . Tighten securely . 7 . Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative ( - ) battery terminal with re - maining hex bolt and keps nut . Tighten securely 8 . Close terminal access doors . 9 . Close hood . Hex Bolt ' e0s L Terminal _ - ' _ ; _ ; _ - . . . . Door Access _ , ' _ JlI _ ( Bed ) _ " i _ Cable Terminal ? _ , j _ ; _ , Negative Guard ( Black ) Cable 25
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ENGINE IMPORTANT : Damage to the needle valve and the seat in carburetor may result Maintenance , repair , or replacement of the if screw is turned in too tight . emission control devices and systems , which are being done at the customers expense , PRELIMINARY SETTING - may be performed by any non - road engine 1 . Air cleaner assembly must be assem - repair establishment or individual . Warranty bled to the carburetor when making repairs must be performed by an authorized carburetor adjustments . engine manufacturer's service outlet . 2 . Be sure the throttle control cable is adjusted properly ( see above ) . TO ADJUST THROTTLE CONTROL CABLE FINAL SETTING - The throttle control has been preset at the 1 . Start engine and allow to warm for five factory and adjustment should not be nec - minutes . Make final adjustments with essary . Check adjustment as described engine running and shift / motion control below before loosening cable . If adjust - lever in neutral ( N ) position . ment is necessary , proceed as follows : 2 . Move throttle control lever to slow posi - 1 . With engine not running , move throttle tion . With finger , rotate and hold throttle control lever from slow to choke posi - lever against idle speed screw . Turn tion . Slowly move lever from choke to idle speed screw to attain 1750 RPM . fast position . 3 . While still holding throttle lever against 2 . Check that holes " A " in governor idle speed screw , turn idle mixture valve full travel clockwise then coun - control lever and hole in governor plate line - up . If holes " A " are not aligned , terclockwise until engine runs rough . loosen clamp screw and move throttle Turn valve to a point midway between cable until holes are aligned . Tighten those two positions . Release throttle lever . clamp screw securely . TO ADJUST CARBURETOR ACCELERATION TEST - Governor Control Lever Governor 4 . Move throttle control lever from slow Plate to fast position . If engine hesitates or dies , turn idle mixture valve out ( coun - terclockwise ) 1 / 8 turn . Repeat test and continue to adjust , if necessary , until engine accelerates smoothly . High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do Holes Throttle not adjust - damage may result . Clamp Cable Screw IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the engine governor , which is factory set NOTE : The carburetor on this engine is for proper engine speed . Overspeed - low emission . It is equipped with an idle ing the engine above the factory high fuel adjusting needle with a limiter cap , speed setting can be dangerous . If you which allows some adjustment within the think the engine - governed high speed limits allowed by the cap . Do not attempt needs adjusting , contact a Sears or other to remove the limiter cap . The limiter cap qualified service center , which has proper cannot be removed without breaking the equipment and experience to make any adjusting needle . necessary adjustments . The carburetor has been preset at the factory and adjustment should not be nec - Idle Speed Throttle essary . However , minor adjustment may Screw be required to compensate for differences in fuel , temperature , altitude or load . If the carburetor does need adjustment , proceed as follows : In general , turning idle mixture valve in ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of fuel to the engine giving a leaner fuel / air mix - ture . Turning the idle mixture valve out ( counterclockwise ) increases the supply Idle Mixture Valve - - ' - _ of fuel to the engine giving a richer fuel / air With Limiter mixture . 26
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Immediatelyprepareyourtractor for stor - blended fuels ( called gasohol or using ageat the end of the seasonor if the trac - ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture tor will not beused for 30days or more . which leads to separation and formation of acids during storage . Acidic gas can dam - _ CAUTION : Neverstorethe tractor age the fuel system of an engine while in with gasolinein the tank insidea building storage . where fumesmay reachan openflamefore • Empty the fuel tank by starting the en - or spark . Allowthe engineto cool be gine and letting it run until the fuel lines storing inanyenclosure . and carburetor are empty . TRACTOR • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner Removemowerfrom tractorfor winter products in the fuel tank or permanent storage . When moweris to be storedfor vae damage may occur . periodof time , clean it thoroughly , remo • 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 ) . 3 . Turn ignition key to " START " position • Fully charge the battery for storage . for a few seconds to distribute oil . • After a period of time in storage , battery 4 . Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . may require recharging . • To help prevent corrosion and power OTHER leakage during long periods of storage , • Do not store gasoline from one season battery cables should be disconnected to another . and battery cleaned thoroughly ( see " TO • Replace your gasoline can if your can CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS " in starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt in your the Maintenance section of this manual ) . gasoline will cause problems . • After cleaning , leave cables discon - • If possible , store your tractor indoors nected and place cables where they and cover it to give protection from dust cannot come in contact with battery and dirt . terminals . • Cover your tractor with a suitable pro - • If battery is removed from tractor for tective cover that does not retain mois - storage , do not store battery directly on ture . Do not use plastic . Plastic cannot concrete or damp surfaces . breathe which allows condensation to ENGINE form and will cause your tractor to rust . IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while FUEL SYSTEM engine and exhaust areas are still warm . IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent gum deposits from forming in essential fuel system parts such as carburetor , fuel hose , or tank during storage . Also , alcohol 27
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART : See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE 3ORRECTION Will not start 1 . Out of fuel . 1 . Fill fuel tank . 2 . See " TO START ENGINE " 2 . Engine not " CHOKED " properly . in Operation section . 3 . Wait several minutes 3 . Engine flooded . before attempting to start . 4 . Bad spark plug . 4 . Replace spark plug . 5 . Dirty air filter . 5 . Clean / replace air filter . 6 . Dirty fuel filter . 6 . Replace fuel filter . 7 Water in fuel . 7 . Empty fuel tank and carbure - tor , refill tank with fresh gas - oline and replace fuel filter . 8 . Loose or damaged wiring . 8 . Check all wiring . 9 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 9 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . 10 . Contact a Sears or other 10 . Engine valves out of adjustment . qualified service center . Hard to start 1 . Dirty air filter . 1 . Clean / replace air filter . 2 . Bad spark plug . 2 . Replace spark plug . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 . Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Dirty fuel filter . 4 . Replace fuel filter . 5 . Stale or dirty fuel . 5 . Empty fuel tank and refill tank with fresh , clean gasoline . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all wiring . 7 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 7 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . 8 . Contact a Sears or other 8 . Engine valves out of adjustment . qualified service center . Engine will not 1 . Clutch / brake pedal not 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal . turn over depressed . 2 . Attachment clutch is engaged . 2 . Disengage attachment clutch . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 . Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Blown fuse . 4 . Replace fuse . 5 . Corroded battery terminals . 5 . Clean battery terminals . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all wiring . 7 . Faulty ignition switch . 7 . Check / replace ignition switch . 8 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 8 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . 9 . Contact a Sears or other 9 . Faulty operator presence switch ( es ) . qualified service center . Engine clicks but 1 . Weak or dead battery . 1 . Recharge or replace battery . will not start 2 . Corroded battery terminals . 2 . Clean battery terminals . 3 . Loose or damaged wiring . 3 . Check all wiring . 4 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 4 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . 28
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART : See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Loss of power 1 . Cutting too much grass / too 1 . Raise cutting height / reduce fast . speed . 2 . Throttle in " CHOKE " position . 2 . Adjust throttle control . 3 . Clean underside of mower 3 . Build - up of grass , . leaves and trash under mower housing . 4 . Dirty air filter . 4 . Clean / replace air filter . 5 . Low oil level / dirty oil . 5 . Check oil level / change oil . 6 . Faulty spark plug . 6 . Clean and regap or change spark plug . 7 . Dirty fuel filter . 7 . Replace fuel filter . 8 . Stale or dirty fuel . 8 . Empty fuel tank and refill tank with fresh , clean gasoline . 9 . Water in fuel . 9 . Empty fuel tank and carbure - tor , refill tank with fresh gas - oline and replace fuel filter . 10 . Spark plug wire loose . 10 . Connect and tighten spark plug wire . 11 . Dirty engine air screen / fins . 11 . Clean engine air screen / fins . 12 . Dirty / clogged muffler . 12 . Clean / replace muffler . 13 . Loose or damaged wiring . 13 . Check all wiring . 14 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 14 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . 15 . Contact a Sears or other 15 . Engine valves out of adjustment . qualified service center . Excessive 1 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . vibration Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Bent blade mandrel . 2 . Contact a Sears or other qualified service center . 3 . Loose / damaged part ( s ) . 3 . Tighten loose part ( s ) . Replace damaged parts . Engine dies when 1 . 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 . 1 . 1 . Engine continues Faulty operator - safety Check wiring , switches and to run when connections . If not corrected . presence control system . contact Sears or other operator leaves seat with attach - qualified service center . ment clutch engaged Poor cut - uneven , Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Mower deck not level . 2 . Level mower deck . 3 . 3 . Clean underside of mower Buildup of grass , leaves , and trash under mower . housing . 4 . Bent blade mandrel . 4 . Contact a Sears or other qualified service center . 5 . 5 . Clean around mandrels to Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of grass , open vent holes . leaves , and trash around mandrels . 29
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART : See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Mower blades will 1 . Obstruction in clutch 1 . Remove obstruction • not rotate mechanism • 2 . Worn / damaged mower drive 2 . Replace mower drive belt • belt . 3 . Frozen idler pulley • 3 . Replace idler pulley • 4 . Frozen blade mandrel • 4 . Contact a Sears or other qualified service center • 1 . Place throttle control in Poor grass 1 . Engine speed too slow • discharge " FAST " position • 2 . Travel speed too fast • 2 . Shift to slower speed • 3 . Wet grass • 3 . Allow grass to dry before mowing • 4 . Mower deck not level • 4 . Level mower deck . 5 . Low / uneven tire air pressure • 5 . Check tires for proper air pressure • 6 . Worn , bent or loose blade • 6 . Replace / sharpen blade • Tighten blade bolt . 7 . Clean underside of mower 7 . Buildup of grass , leaves and trash under mower • housing • 8 . Mower drive belt worn . 8 . Replace mower drive belt . 9 . Blades improperly installed • 9 . Reinstall blades sharp edge down . 10 . Improper blades used . 10 . Replace with blades listed in this manual • 11 11 . Clean around mandrels to • Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of grass , open vent holes • leaves , and trash around mandrels • 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 • , , Move throttle control Engine " backfires " Engine throttle control not set when turning between half and full speed between half and full speed engine " OFF " ( fast ) position before stopping ( fast ) position before engine • stopping engine • 30
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 SCHEMATIC BATTERY , I , , SOLENOID STARTER BLACK GRAY AC } O'WH ] TE IGNITION _ J . _ . . . . . . . O . . . S . . . P . . A . . R . . G . K . APPLUGOS UNIT ( 2PLUGSENGINES ON TWIN CYL . ) ( OPTIONAL ) BLUE CHARGING SYSTEM OUTPUT 28 VOLTS AC MIN . @ 3600 RPM 3 AMP DC @ 3600 RPM ( C _ ARGING SYSTEM DISCONNECTED ) RED SOLENOID , _ I FUEL SHUT - OFF ( ' _ ' L . _ ZL . _ JL _ I I I UGNTING SYSTEM OUTPUT I TI _ Ov ' 5AMP AC @ 3600 RPM DIODE I ALTERNATOR q ORANGE I _ L _ L _ _ J j % I UGHTSWITOH I . k14VOLTSACMIN . @ 8600RPM ( LIGHTSOFF ) HEADLIGHTS NOTE YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH A SPECIAL ALTERNATOR SYSTEM . THE LIGHTS ARE NOT • © CONNECTED TO THE NON - REMOVABLE REMOVABLE BATTERY , BUT HAVE CTHEIRE . OWN ELECTRICAL SOUR CONNECTIONS CONNECTIONS BECAUSE OF THIS , THE IGNITION SWITCH BRIGHTNESS OF THE LIGHTS WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WILL CHANGE WITH ENGINE 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 _ UN / OVERRIDE B + A1 SPEEDED UP , THE LIGHTS UNIT , THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED RUN B + A1 L + A2 WILL BECOME THEIR BRIGHTEST . TO PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING . START B + S + A1 02836 31
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 ELECTRICAL 22 21 i I I 42 24 41 { 26 / / ! / \ \ / / / / ! / 32
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 163465 Battery 2 74760412 Bolt Hex Hd 1 / 4 - 20 uric x 3 / 4 8 186491 Box Battery 16 176138 Switch , Interlock Push - In 21 183759 Harness Light Socket ( W / 4152j ) 22 4152J Bulb Light # 1156 24 4799J Cable Battery 25 146148 Cable Battery 26 175158 Fuse 27 73510400 Nut Kegs Hex 1 / 4 - 20 unc 28 145491 Cable Ground 29 192749 Switch Seat DP w / Ramps 30 193350 Switch Ign 33 140403 Key Molded Craftsman 34 110712X Switch Light 40 193374 Harness Ignin 41 71110408 Bolt BIk . F Hex 1 / 4 - 20 unc x 1 / 2 42 131563 Cover Terminal 43 178861 Solenoid 45 121433X Ammeter Rectangular 6 Amp 52 141940 Protection Wire Loop2 55 17490508 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 90 180449 Cover Terminal Battery 91 190270 Strap Battery Mount Front 92 193465 Harness Pigtail Reverse Switch 93 192540 Screw 94 191834 Module Reverse Ros NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 33
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES 259 260 39 58 278 31 208 209 208 / 209 6O 142 - 37 2 _ 14 208 74 3 _ 38 _ 14 206 209 chassis - Laser - It = stlt 45 34
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 174619 Chassis Assembly 2 176554 Drawbar 5 155272 Bumper Hood / Dash 9 193511X013 Dash 10 STD533710 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 11 174996 Panel , Dash , L . H . 13 172105X010 Panel , Dash , R . H . 14 17490608 ScrewThdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 17 184272X615 Hood Assembly 18 184921 Bumper Hood 26 STD541437 Locknut , Hex , with Insert 3 / 8 - 16 unc 28 184259 Grille / Lens Asm ( Includes key nos . 258 , 259 , 260 , 263 , 264 , 274 , 275 & 278 ) 30 192393X615 Fend / Ftrest 31 139976 Bracket , Fender Supportx 37 17490508 ScrewThdrol 5 / 16 - 18 1 / 2 38 175710 Pivot Bracket Assembly 39 174714 Bracket Pivot 58 184270 Air Duct 60 STD533707 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 uric x 3 / 4 64 154798 Dash Lower STLT 74 STD541437 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 unc 114 158112 Keeper Belt Rear LH 142 175702 Plate Reinforcement STLT 143 186689 Bracket Swaybar Chassis 144 175582 Bracket Pnt Footrest STLT 145 156524 Rod Pivot Chassis / Hood 148 17490620 ScrewThdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 159 155123X428 Cupholder 206 170165 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 TT 207 17670508 ScrewThdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 208 17670608 ScrewThdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 209 17000612 Screw Hex Wsh Thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 211 145212 Nut Hexflange Lock 258 184264X599 Lens Laser RH 259 184263X599 Lens Laser LH 260 184262X428 Cover Lens Laser 263 184265 Bezel Grille LH 264 184266 Bezel Grille RH 272 184269X428 Vent Hood Laser III RH 273 184268X428 Vent Hood Laser III LH 274 184260X428 Insert Grille LH 275 184261X428 Insert Grille RH 278 191611 Screw 10 x 3 / 4 Single Lead - Hex - - 5479J Plug BTN . 359 Dia . - - 187801 Plug Dome Plastic NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 35
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 GROUND DRIVE 26 27 drive - fender . stlt 38 $ 6
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 GROUND DRIVE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 Transaxle Peerless 206 - 545C 62 8883R Cover , Pedal ( See Breakdown ) 63 175410 Pulley , Engine 2 146682 Spring , Return , Brake 64 173937 Bolt , Hex 7 / 16 - 20 x 4 Gr . 5 STD551143 Washer 3 123666X Pulley , Transaxle 65 4 12000028 Ring , Retainer 66 154778 Keeper , Belt , Engine , Fool - Proofuric 142432 Screw HexWsh Hi - Lo 1 / 4 - 1 / 2 5 121520X Strap , Torque 6970 6 17060512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 134683 Guide , Mower Drive Belt , R . H . 8 192502 Rod Shifter Fender STLT 74 137057 Spacer , Axle 10 STD561210 Pin , Cotter 75 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga . 11 105701X Washer , Shift Plate 76 STD581075 E - Ring 13 74550412 Bolt 1 / 4 - 28 unf W / Patch Gr . 8 77 123583X Key , Square 2.0 x . 1845 / . 1865Ga . 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 14 10040400 Washer Lock Hvy Helical 78 STD580025 15 74490544 Bolt Hex Flghd 5 / 16 - 18 Gr . 5 79 Key Woodruff 16 73800500 Nut Lock Hx W / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 80 145090 Arm , Shift 18 STD523710 BoltFinHex3 / 8 - 16uncx1Gr . 5 81 165592 Shaft Asm Cross Tapered 19 STD541437 Nut 82 165711 Spring , Torsion 21 106933X Knob 83 19171216 Washer 17 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 166231 Link Transaxle 22 130804 Rod , Brake 8485 24 STD541237 Nut 150360 Nut , Nylock 25 106888X Spring , Brake Rod 89 192388X428 Console , Shift , STLT 26 STD551037 Washer 96 STD624003 Retainer Springx 27 STD561210 Pin 112 19091210 Washer 9 / 32 3 / 4 x 10 Ga . 127285X 28 175765 Rod , Parking Brake 113 Strap Torque 90 Degrees 72140608 29 71673 Cap , Parking Brake 116 Bolt Rdhd Sqneck 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 30 169592 Bracket , Transaxle 120 73900600 Nut Lock Fig . 3 / 8 - 16 32 STD523107 Bolt 150 175456 Spacer Retainer 19133210 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 x 10 Ga . 34 175578 Shaft Assembly , Foot Pedal 151 166002 Washer Srrted 5 / 16 ID x 1.125 35 120183X Bearing , Nylon 51568 36 STD551062 Washer 1 165589 Bracket Shift Mount 37 STD571810 Roll Pin 159 183900 Hub Shift 72140406 38 179114 Pulley , Composite , Flat 161 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr . 5 39 72110622 Bolt Rdhd 3 / 8 - 16 unc x 2 - 3 / 4 Gr . 5 162 73680400 Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 20 unc 74780416 Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 20 unc x 1 Gr . 5 41 175556 Keeper , Belt , Idler 163 165623 Bracket Pivot Lever 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove , Plastic 61656 48 154407 Bellcrank Clutch Grnd Drv Stl 1 17490510 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 165492 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 561 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 61689 50 72110612 Bolt Carr . Sh . 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 Gr . 5 1 165580 Plate Fastening Lt 51 STD541437 Nut Crown Lock 3 / 8 - 16 unc 170 187414 Keeper Belt Transaxle Gear 52 STD541431 Nut Crown Lock 5 / 16 - 18 unc 198 169593 Washer NylonH 72110614 Bolt Carr . S 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4 Gr . 5 53 105710X Link , Clutch 202 145212 55 105709X Spring , Clutch Return 212 Nut Hex Fig . Lock 56 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 57 130801 V - Belt , Ground Drive NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 59 169691 Keeper , Belt , Center Span inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 61 17120614 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x . 875 37
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 STEERING ? " - " - - ' _ - - 38 - T / / I _ \ \ I \ - - i Ii I I 88 67 67 68 I 46 29 13 6 26 _ 43 82 . j / / 8 2 / / / 15 15 _ 29 / 10 30 \ \ steering pl , lt 57 38
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 STEERING KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 186093X428 Steering Wheel 2 184706 Axle Assembly 3 169840 Spindle Assembly , L . FI . 4 169839 Spindle Assembly , R . FI . 5 626614 Bearing , Race , Thrust , Hardened . 6 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Ga 8 12000029 Ring , Klip 10 175121 Draglink 11 STD551137 Washer , Lock 13 136518 Spacer , Bearing , Axle 15 145212 Nut , Hexflange Lock 17 190753 Shaft Assembly , Steering 26 126847X Bushing 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 130465 Rod , Tie 34 10040500 Washer Lock Hvy HLCL Spr . 5 / 16 36 155099 Bushing , Steering 37 152927 Screw 38 186095X428 Insert , Steering Wheel 40 73540600 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 24 41 186737 Adaptor , Steering Wheel 42 145054X428 Boot , Steering - Shaft 43 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 1 / 4 x 16 Ga . 44 190752 Extension Shaft Steering 46 184946X505 Cap , Spindle 65 160367 Spacer Brace AxleK 67 72110618 Bolt RDHD SQN 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 4 68 169827 Axle , Brace 71 175146 Steering Asm 82 169835 Bracket Susp Chassis Front . 87 173966 Washer Flat . 781 x 1 - 1 / 2 x 14 88 175118 Bolt shoulder 7 / 16 - 20 91 175553 Clip Steering 95 188967 Washer Hardened 97 74780564 Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 4 Gr . 5 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 ENGINE 72 62 14 32 78 31 39 29 OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester engine - bs , lcyl 30 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 34 106082X 1 170545 Pad Spacer 1 xl x 1 Control , Throttle / Choke 37 137040 Line , Fuel 2 17720408 Screw , HexThd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 38 181654 3 Plug , Oil Drain Easy5 Engine , B & S , No . 31P777 - 0296 - E1 39 109227X Pad Idler 1.75 x . 7 x . 06 ( See Breakdown ) 44 17670412 Screw Hexwsh Thdrol 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 4 137352 Muffler Exhaust 45 17000612 Screw Hex Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 13 165291 Gasket , Muffler 46 19091416 WEasher 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Ga . 14 148456 Tube Drain Oil Easy 62 10010500 Washer Split 23 169837 Shield , Brn / Dbr Guard 72 71070512 Screw Hex Head Cap 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 29 137180 Arrestor , Spark 78 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 31 157103 Tank , Fuel 81 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Starter Nut 32 161696 Cap Fuel 33 123487X Clamp , Hose NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 40
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 SEAT ASSEMBLY \ \ \ \ 8 14 10 j7 i I t I i I t I / _ J J i I t 17 12 seat _ t , knob 1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 188719 Seat 13 121248X Bushing , Snap 2 140551 Bracket , Pivot , Seat 14 72050412 Bolt , Carriage 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 2 3 71110616 Bolt 15 134300 Spacer , Split . 28 x . 88 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 10 Ga . 16 121250X Spring 5 145006 17 123976X Locknut , Flange 1 / 4 Gr . 5 Clip , Push - In Hinged 6 STD541437 Nut 21 171852 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 unc 22 STD541431 Nut 7 124181X Spring , Seat16 8 17000616 Screw 3 / 8 - x 1 - 1 / 2 24 19171912 Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Ga . 25 127018X Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 62 9 19131614 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 14 Ga . 10 182493 Pan , Seat NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 11 166369 Knob Seat inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 12 174648 Bracket , Switch Mounting 41
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 DECALS 6 8 7 10 / \ 20 19 13 15 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 156439 Decal Decal , Mower Drive Schematic Fender Danger Sears 15 160396 2 189020 Decal Engine 19 138047 Decal , Battery Diehard Sears 3 186366 Decal Hood , R . H . / L . H . 20 172331 Decal , Deck Sears 5 186367 Decal Hood Side Panel 21 179128 Decal , Deck 6 133644 Decal Maintenance 22 149516 Decal , Battery 7 189088 Decal Lower Dash - - 138311 Decal , Lift Handle 8 193564 Decal Pad Footrest LH STLT Rplcmnt - - 184310X428 9 186572 Decal Pad Footrest RH STLT Fender , Craftsman White - - 184311X428 10 164065 Decal Strng Whl Domed - - 194243 Owner's Manual , English 11 193308 Decal Fender STLT Oper Inst E / S - - 194244 Owner's Manual , Spanish 13 146046 Decal V - Belt Dr Sch Tractor KEY PART WHEELS AND TIRES NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 Valve Cap , Tire 2 5,8 65139 Stem , Valve 3 106222X Tire , Front 4 59904 Tube , Front Tire ( Not Provided , 7 Service Item Only ) 5 106732X624 Rim , Front 6 278H Fitting , Grease ( Front Wheel Only ) 11 7 9040H Bearing , Flange ( Front Wheel Only ) 8 106108X624 Rim , Rear 9 138468 Tire , Rear 10 7152J Tube , Rear Tire ( Not Provided , Service Item Only ) 11 104757X428 Cap , Axle wheel 1 144334 Sealant , Tire 10 oz . NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 LIFT ASSEMBLY 3 13 2 5 11 4 13 19 \ • 1718 20 20 z _ 16 19 15 lift - rh . lpiece 3 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159460 15 173288 Link Front Wire Asm Inner / Sprg W / plunger LT 16 73350800 Nut Jam Hex 1 / 2 - 13 unc 2 159471 Shaft Asm Lift RH w / Inf 17 175689 Trunnion BIk Zinc 3 105767X Pin Groove 1 500 Zinc 18 73800800 Nut Lock w / Wsh 1 / 2 - 13 unc 4 12000002 E Ring # 5133 - 62 19 139868 Arm Suspension Rear 5 19211621 Washer 21 / 32 x 1 x 21 Ga . 20 163552 Retainer Spring 6 120183X Bearing Nylon BIk 629 Id 31 169865 Bearing Pvt Lift 7 125631X 32 73540600 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 24 Grip Handle 8 122365X Button Plunger Yellow 11 139865 Link Lift LH Fixed Length NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 12 139866 Link Lift RH Fixed Length inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 13 4939M Retainer Spring 43
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 MOWER DECK 67 4oJ _ 2 27 29 21 42 D man - t - path silt 3 44
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 MOWER DECK KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 165892 Mower Deck Assembly , 42 " 52 139888 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 unc 2 STD533107 Bolt 53 184907 Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake 3 138017 Bracket Assy . , Sway Bar , Front 54 178515 Washer , Hardened 4 165460 Bracket Sway Bar 38 / 42 " Deck 55 155046 Arm , Idler 5 STD624008 Retainer Spring 56 165723 Spacer , Retainer 6 178024 Bar Sway Deck 59 141043 Guard , TUV Idler Knob Custom Oval 8 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 67 149846 V - Belt 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 68 144959 Nut 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 92 STD541437 ( The following blades are available ) 111 179292 Bracket Wheel Guage LH 11 138971 Blade , 42 " Hi - Lift 112 179293 Bracket Wheel Guage RH Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 ( For bagging or discharging ) 113 17060512 - - 134149 Blade , 42 " Mulching Std 116 4898H Bolt , Shoulder ( For mulching mowers only ) 117 188606 Wheel , Gauge - - 139775 Blade , 42 " Mulching Premium 118 73930600 Nut , Centerlock 3 / 8 - 1164 Washer 3 / 8 x 7 / 8 x Ga . ( For better wear when mulching 119 STD551037 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga . 13 137645 Shaft Assembly , Mandrel , Vented 129 19131312 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 130 STD523710 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 unc x 1 Gr . 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 5 / 8 143 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 Carriage 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 GZinca . Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 10 26 110452X Nut , Push 150 19091210 Cable Clutch 42 In 27 130968X428 Shield , Deflector 152 0169676408 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32 x 5 / 8 x 16 Ga . 158 1772 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 29 131491 Rod , Hinge 159 STD533717 Bolt Rdhd Sqn 3 / 8 - 16 unc x 1 - 3 / 4 30 173984 Screw Thdrol Washer Head 184 19131410 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 10 Ga . Head Asm . Cable Clutch 31 187690 Washer , Spacer 185 188234 32 153535 Pulley , Mandrel - - 130794 Mandrel Assembly ( Includes 33 178342 Nut , Toplock , Flanged Housing , Shaf and Shaft 34 STD533717 Bolt Hardware Only - Pulley not 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat included ) 40 73900600 Nut Lock Fig . 3 / 8 - 16 unc - - 169583 Replacement Mower , Complete 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , L . H . ( Std . Deck - Order separately 45 STD624003 Retainer guage wheel components key 46 137729 Screw , Thd . Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 nos . 116 - 119 ) . 48 133944 Washer , Hardened NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 45
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 PEERLESS TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 545C 180J _ 150 83 47 15 29 157 41A _ 7 42A 79 _ 1ODEL and SERIAL NUMBERS HERE Model et Seriel Chiffre c I 46
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 PEERLESS TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER 206 - 5450 REF PART REF PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Brake Lever 1 772147 Transaxle Cover 41A 790079 Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 2 780086A Needle Bearing 5 / 8 " 42 792073A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 2 1 / 4 " 3 770128 Transaxle Case 42A 792085A Locknut 5 / 16 - 24 4 776395 Countershaft 43 792075 Brake Pad Holder 5 776409 Output Shaft 44 790025 Spacer . 2625 x 1.0 6 778364 Spur Gear ( 38 teeth ) 45 786066 Brake Lever Bracket 6A 778369 Spur Gear ( 15 teeth ) 46 786086 Axle ( 11 - 15 / 16 " Long ) 7 778330 Spur Gear ( 11 teeth ) 47 774690 Axle ( 16 - 1 / 2 " long ) 8 792180 Shift Key 48 774691 Spur Gear ( 29 teeth ) 8A 792047 Woodruff Key # 9 49 778356 Spur Gear ( 27 teeth ) 9 784352 Shift Collar 50 778338 Spur Gear ( 23 teeth ) 10 784378 Shift Rod & Fork 51 778354 Spur Gear ( 19 teeth ) 11 778334 Bevel Gear ( 30 teeth ) 52 778352 Spur Gear ( 16 teeth ) 12 778309 Input Bevel Pinion ( 13 teeth ) 53 778350 Spur Gear ( 15 teeth ) 13 778368 Bevel Gear ( 13 teeth ) 54 778346 Spur Gear ( 11 teeth ) ( Include . 14 ) 56 778355 Spur Gear ( 13 teeth ) 14 778368 Bevel Pinion ( 13 teeth ) 57 778337 Spur Gear ( 17 teeth ) ( Include . 13 ) 58 778353 Spur Gear ( 21 teeth ) 15 778370 Ring Gear ( 43 teeth ) 59 778351 Spur Gear ( 24 teeth ) 17 786188 Drive Pin 60 778349 Spur Gear ( 25 teeth ) 18 786102 Spacer 1.130 X . 695 61 77834589 Flat Washer . 563 ID x . 062W 20 792077A Ball 5 / 16 " dia 65 7801 Input Shaft 21 792078 Set Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 8 " 66 776422 Shifter & Brake Shaft 22 792079 Spring . 310 OD x . 625 L 67 776396 Retaining Ring 25 792073A Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 4 " 69 792170 Spacer . 890 25A 792177 Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 3 / 8 " 70 786187 Square Cut Ring 26 792125 Retaining Ring ( pkg of 2 ) 71 788069 " O " Ring 27 792035 Retaining Ring 71B 788092 Flat Washer 1.128 ID x 28 788040 Retaining Ring 76 780090 . 058W 29 780072 Thrust Washer . 627 ID x Inverted Retaining Ring . 031W 77 788078A Spring . 430 OD x . 5000 L 29A 780160 Thrust Washer . 762 ID x 79 792144 Bevel & Spur Gear . 031W 82 778333 ( 30 & 13 teeth ) 29B 780051 Thrust Washer . 762 ID x 778338 Spur Gear ( 27 teeth ) . 031W 83 792154 Oil Fill Plug 29C 780199 Anti - Rotation Washer . 632 85 788089A Oil Seal 9 / 16 " 30 780108 Cup Washer 1.127 ID x 87 788093A Liquid Gasket RTV Silicone . 032W 150 788088A Oil Seal 3 / 4 " 31 780001 Flat Washer . 750 ID x . 056W 157 730229A Gear Oil 80W90 ( Use As Needed ) 180 794712 Replacement MST - 31A 780195 Flat Washer . 750 ID x . 062W 900 206 - 545C Transaxle 32 788083 Oil Seal 5 / 8 " 34 780194 Bushing . 563 35 780193 Flanged Bushing 5 / 8 " ID NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 35A 780197 Flanged Bushing . 751 inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 36 790075 Brake Disk 37 790007 Brake Pad Plate 38 799021 Brake Pad ( pkg of 2 ) 39 786026 Dowel Pin 40 792076A Flat Washer . 312 ID x . 059W 47
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31P777 , TYPE NUMBER 0296 - E1 718 ! _ 43 , _ 664I1 ' 1 _ 584 _ 307 1264I _ 16 , 358 ENGINE GASKET SET 24 146 . 3 @ 12 741 022 20 @ 6170 51 _ 691 ( _ 0 524 _ 8420 1266 41 I 1019 LABEL KIT I [ 1058 OWNER'S MANUAL ] 12 I 1036EMISSIOLNABELI 15 _ I @ 1 I 46sHORBTLOCK I [ 132R9EPLACEENMGEIINNTE I 133RoEPAMIRANUALI _ 750 • 20 O 89 1027 48
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31P777 , TYPE NUMBER 0296 - E1 1095 VALVE GASKET SET 868 @ lO22 _ 238 35 = 471 1022 6170 1034 525 1022 914 654 @ 334 % - - 918 2 % 1148 06Ol 105 1 385 _ 127 O 141A 121 CARBURETOR OVERHAUL KIT lO4 634A _ 987 @ 105 137 _ 276 _ 634 _ 1266 < 137 ( 17L ) 93 _ 106 + ii6 ° 95 _ 117 _ o 142 _ 6170 1266A < _ 977 CARBURETOR GASKET SET 276 @ 1266A _ 947 1127 _ 49
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31P777 , TYPE NUMBER 0296 - E1 305A 643 1267 968 729 1070 309 _ 801 697 _ _ 544 _ 1005 _ 1044 _ 310 1 803 1051 & 579 _ _ , , _ 1 _ 363 # _ ' _ J _ 783 @ 462 1797 _ _ 802 @ 50
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31P777 , TYPE NUMBER 0296 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 697174 Cylinder Assembly 108A 692344 Valve - Choke ( Choke A Matic ) 2 399265 Kit - Bushing / Seal ( Magneto Side ) 117 694352 ( D Jet - Main ( Standard ) 3 391086 ° Seal - Oil ( Magneto Side ) 118 697228 Jet - Main ( High Altitude ) 4 697188 Sump - Engine 121 697241 Kit - Carburetor Overhaul 5 698147 Head - Cylinder 125 698445 Carburetor 7 699168 ° + Gasket - Cylinder Head 127 695005 Plug - Welch 9 697109 • Gasket - Breather 130 691750 Valve - Throttle 11 697113 Tube - Breather 131 494379 Kit - Throttle Shaft 12 697110 • Gasket - Crankcase 133 494381 Float - Carburetor 13 690360 Screw ( Cylinder Head ) 137 281165 O : 1 : Gasket - Float Bowl 15 690946 Plug - Oil Drain 141 495097 Kit - Choke Shaft ( Manual Choke ) 16 697127 Crankshaft 141A 495931 Kit - Choke Shaft ( Choke A Matic ) 20 690947 ° Seal - Oil ( PTO Side ) 142 697140 O Nozzle - Carburetor 22 692125 Screw ( Crankcase Cover / Sump ) 146 691639 Key - Timing 23 693557 Flywheel 186 692317 Connector - Hose 24 222698 Key - Flywheel 187 697098 Line - Fuel 25 699052 Piston Assembly ( Standard ) 187A 698417 Line - Fuel - - 699054 Piston Assembly ( . 020 " Over - 188 691693 Screw ( Control Bracket ) size ) 192 691986 Adjuster - Rocker Arm 26 699051 Ring Set ( Standard ) 202 691841 Link - Mechanical Governor - - 697559 Ring Set ( . 020 " Oversize ) 209 692208 Spring - Governor 27 698469 Lock - Piston Pin 216 691840 Link - Choke 28 697099 Pin - Piston 222 694042 Bracket - Control 29 697126 Rod - Connecting ( Standard ) 227 691374 Lever - Governor Control - - 697263 Rod - Connecting ( . 020 " Under - 232 691842 Spring - Governor size ) 238 691843 Cap - Valve 32 692852 Screw ( Connecting Rod ) 240 298090 Filter - Fuel 33 695760 Valve - Exhaust 265 691024 Clamp - Casing 34 695761 Valve - Intake 267 695134 Screw ( Casing Clamp ) 35 691279 Spring - Valve ( Intake ) 276 692255 a : l : Washer - Sealing 36 691279 Spring - Valve ( Exhaust ) 304 699829 Housing - Blower 37 697108 Guard - Flywheel 305 697102 Screw ( Blower Housing ) 40 690964 Retainer - Valve 305A 697103 Screw ( Blower Housing ) 43 691968 Slinger - Governor / Oil 306 697107 Shield - Cylinder 45 690564 Tappet - Valve 307 691003 Screw ( Cylinder Shield ) 46 698492 Camshaft 309 693551 Motor - Starter 48 697762 Short Block 310 690323 Bolt ( Starter Motor ) 50 690193 Manifold - Intake 311 497608 Brush Set 51 692137 ° O : l : + Gasket - lntake 333 492341 Armature - Magneto 53 690227 Stud ( Carburetor ) 334 691061 Screw ( Magneto Armature ) 54 691148 Screw ( Intake Manifold ) 337 691043 Plug - Spark 73 697133 Screen - Rotating 358 697191 Gasket Set - Engine 74 697897 Screw ( Rotating Screen ) 363 19203 Flywheel Puller 78 691003 Screw ( Flywheel Guard ) 383 89838 Wrench - Spark Plug 89 690283 Plug - Oil 385 694476 Screw ( Fuel Pump ) 93 690602 O Bushing - Throttle Shaft 385A 690297 Screw ( Fuel Pump ) 94 498030 Kit - Idle Mixture 95 691636 Screw ( Throttle Valve ) ° Included in Engine Gasket Set , Key . No . 358 98 495800 Kit - Idle Speed ( D Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Key . No . 104 690525 O Pin - Float Hinge 121 105 231855 O Valve - Float Needle : 1 : Included in Carburetor Gasket Set , Key . No . 106 691780 G Seat - Inlet 977 108 690464 Valve - Choke ( Manual Choke ) + Included in Valve Gasket Set , Key . No . 1095 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 51
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.275810 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 31P777 , TYPE NUMBER 0296 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Solenoid - Fuel 387 697090 Pump - Fuel 947 694393 404 691691 Washer ( Governor Crank ) 965 499613 Cover - Oil aPumpner Filter - Pre Cle 431 697122 Elbow - Intake 967 697015 Cover - Air Cleaner 445 697153 Filter - Air Cleaner Cartridge 968 699848 Bowl - Float 462 691261 Washer ( Starter Cable ) 975 94959332 474 696459 Alternator 977 6901 Gasket Set - Carburetor O Seal - Throttle Shaft 503 691532 Strap - Starter 987 691326 505 691251 Nut ( Governor Control Lever ) 1005 697111 Fan - Flywheel 510 693699 Drive - Starter 1017 690770 Screen - Oil Pump 513 692024 Clutch - Drive 1019 697143 Kit - Label ° + Gasket - Rocker Cover 523 697086 Dipstick 1022 272475 Cover - Rocker Arm 524 691032 ° SeaI - DipstickTube 1023 692492 525 697085 Tube - Dipstick 1024 499054 Pump - Oil 544 692034 Starter - Armature 1026 692003 Rod - Push ( Intake ) 552 697144 Bushing - Governor Crank . . . . . . 692011 Rod - Push ( Exhaust ) Filter - Oil 562 691119 Bolt ( Governor Control Lever ) 1027 696854 Arm - Rocker 579 691029 Nut ( Starter Cable ) 1029 691751 Guide - Push Rod 584 697112 Cover - Breather Passage 1034 690822 601 95162 Clamp - Hose 1035 693784 Shaft - Pumpission 614 691620 Pin - Cotter 1036 695700 Label - Em 616 692012 Crank - Governor 1040 699852 Plate - Trim 617 692138 O ° SeaI - O Ring ( Intake Manifold ) 1044 698139 Screw ( Flywheel ) 634 690801 _ 9 Spring / Seal Assembly ( Manual 1051 691265 Ring - Retainingnual Owner's Ma Choke ) 1058 275038 Kit - Screw / Washer 634A 690802 G Spring / Seal Assembly ( Choke A 1059 698516 Matic ) 1070 691058 Screw ( Flywheel Fan ) Retainer - Brush 635 691909 Boot - Spark Plug 1090 36912933 643 697155 Retainer - Air Filter 1091 6913 Cap - Limiter Gasket Set - Valve 654 690958 Nut ( Carburetor ) 1095 690190 684 697157 Screw ( Breather Passage Cover ) 1119 691183 Screw ( Alternator ) 691 692407 • Seal - Governor Shaft 1127 691657 Screw ( Float Bowl ) Reed - Breather 697 690372 Screw ( Drive Cap ) 1263 697124 718 690959 Pin - Locating 1264 697104 Screw ( Breather Reed ) 729 691224 Clip - Wire 1265 697125 Support - Blower Housing 741 697128 Gear - Timing 1266 691917 oO SeaI - O Ring ( Intake Elbow ) 750 691033 Screw ( Oil Pump Cover ) 1266A 697123 G SeaI - O Ring ( Intake Elbow ) 757 697607 Link - Counterweight 1267 697424 Latch - Blower Housing 758 697134 Counterweight 1270 697156 Plug - AVS Counterweight 759 697392 Pin - Counterweight 1279 690960 Screw ( Blower Housing Support ) 783 693713 Gear - Pinion 1329 31Q777 - 0036 Replacement Engine 789 698329 Harness - Wiring 1330 272147 Repair Manual 797 693167 Nut ( Brush Retainer ) 801 691283 Cap - Drive • Included in Engine Gasket Set , Key . No . 358 802 691286 Cap - End G Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Key . No . 121 803 693757 Housing - Starter 830 691095 Stud ( Rocker Arm ) : 1 : Included in Carburetor Gasket Set , Key . No . 977 842 691031 ° SeaI - O Ring ( Dipstick Tube ) 847 697087 Dipstick / Tube Assembly + Included in Valve Gasket Set , Key . No . 1095 851 692424 Terminal - Spark Plug 868 690968 ° + Seal - Valve NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 914 690960 Screw ( Rocker Cover ) 918 697091 Line - Vacuum 943 690589 ° SeaI - O Ring ( Oil Pump Cover ) 52
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL , NOT ACROSS HILL L _ L _ 15 DEGREES MAX . I down the face of slopes , never across the face . Do not mow _ WARNING : To avoid serious injury , operate your tractor up and I slopes greater than 15 degrees . Make turns gradually to prevent tipping or loss of control . Exercise extreme caution when I changing direction on slopes . 1 . Ford this page along dotted _ ine indicated above . 2 . Ho _ d page before you so that its _ eft edge is vertically paraHe _ to a tree trunk or other upright structure . 3 . Sight across the fo _ d in the direction of hill s _ ope you want to measure . 4 . Compare the angle of the fo _ d with the s _ ope of the hill .
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0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0194244 Owner's manual, spanish
0194243 Owner's manual, english
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0184310X428 Footrest pad
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026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
024211 Lawn sweeper
1163465 Battery
16176138 Switch
274760412 Bolt
21183759 Harness
224152J Bulb
244799J Cable
25146148 Cable
26175158 Fuse
2773510400 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
28145491 Cable
29192749 Seat switch
30193350 Switch, ignition
33140403 Key ignition molded craftsman, delta
34110712X Switch
40193374 Harness, ignition
4171110408 Bolt
42131563 Cover
43178861 Solenoid
45121433X Ammeter rectangular 6 amp
52141940 Protectoin wire loop (hour meter)
5517490508 Screw
8186491 Box battery
90180449 Terminal cover
91190270 Strap . battery
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.
05479J Plug
0194244 Owner's manual, spanish
0194243 Owner's manual, english
0187801 Plug dome plastic (choke hole)
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
024211 Lawn sweeper
1174619 Chassis assembly
10STD533710 Bolt, carriage 3/8-16 x 1
11174996 Panel assembly dash lh
114158112 Keeper belt rear lh
13172105X010 Panel, assembly slkscr dash r.h.
1417490608 Screw
142175702 Plate
143186689 Bracket swaybar chassis notch
144175582 Bracket footrest step-thru
145156524 Rod pivot chassis/hood
14817490620 Screw thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/4
159155123X428 Cupholder stltl black
17184272X615 Hood assembly
18184921 Bumper
2176554 Drawbar
206170165 Shoulder bolt
20717670508 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
20817670608 Screw thdrol 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
20917000612 Screw
211145212 Hex nut
258184264X599 Lens rh laser iii
259184263X599 Lens lh laser iii
26STD541437 Locknut, hex, with insert 3/8-16 unc
260184262X428 Left Cover . lens
263184265 Grille bezel
264184266 Grille bezel
272184269X428 Hood vent
273184268X428 Vent hood laser iii lh
274184260X428 Grill insert
275184261X428 Grill insert
278191611 Screw #10 x 3/4 single lead - hex
28184259 Grille/lens assembly (includes key nos. 258, 25...
30192393X615 Fent/ftrest
31139976 Support bracket
3717490508 Screw
38175710 Pivot bracket assembly, lh. mower, rear
39174714 Bracket pivot laser lt.
5155272 Hood bumper
58184270 Air duct
60STD533707 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 3/4
64154798 Lower Bracket assembly, clutch, mounting evx
74STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
9193511X013 Dash
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0194244 Owner's manual, spanish
0194243 Owner's manual, english
0187801 Plug dome plastic (choke hole)
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
024211 Lawn sweeper
1N/P Transaxle peerless 206-545c (see breakdown)
10STD561210 Pin, cotter
11105701X Washer
11219091210 Washer
113127285X Strap
11672140608 Bolt rdhd sqneck 3/8-16 x 1
12073900600 Nut lock flg. 3/8-16
1374550412 Bolt
1410040400 Washer lock hvy helical
1574490544 Bolt hex flghd 5/16-18 unc x 1.25
150175456 Spacer . retainer
15119133210 Washer
156166002 Serrated washer
158165589 Shift
159183900 Hub shift
1673800500 Nut lock hx w/ins 5/16-18
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
170187414 Transmission gear
18STD523710 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
19STD541437 Nut
198169593 Washer
2146682 Spring return brake t / a zinc
20272110614 Bolt carr. sh 3/8-16 x 1-3/4 gr. 5
21106933X Knob
212145212 Hex nut
22130804 Rod , brake
24STD541237 Nut
25106888X Spring rod
26STD551037 Washer
27STD561210 Pin
28175765 Rod . brake
2971673 Plunger cap
3123666X Pulley
30169592 Bracket tran
32STD523107 Bolt
34175578 Shaft assembly, foot pedal nibbed
35120183X Bearing
36STD551062 Washer
37STD571810 Roll pin
38179114 Pulley idler
3972110622 Bolt rdhd 3/8-16 unc x 2-3/4 gr. 5
41200028 Ring, retainer
41175556 Keeper belt
47127783 Pulley, idler, v-groove, plastic
48154407 Cl bellcrank
49123205X Retainer
5121520X Torque strap
5072110612 Bolt
51STD541437 Nut crown lock 3/8-16 unc
52STD541431 Nut crown lock 5/16-18 unc
53105710X Link
55105709X Spring
5617060620 Screw
57130801 V-belt, ground drive
59169691 Keeper . belt
617060512 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 3/4 tytt
6117120614 Screw 3/8-16 x .875
628883R Pedal cover
63175410 Pulley eng cl mech 38 deg
64173937 Bolt hex 7/16-20 x 4 x gr. 5-4.5 thr.
65STD541143 Washer
66154778 Keeper - belt
69142432 Screw
70134683 Keeper
74137057 Spacer
75121749X Washer
76STD581075 E-ring
77123583X Square key
78121748X Washer
79STD580025 Key woodruff
8192502 Rod shift fender adjust lt
80145090 Shift arm
81165592 Cross shaft
82165711 Shift spring
8319171216 Washer
84166231 Link . transaxle
85150360 Nut
89192388X428 Shift console
96STD624003 Retainer spring
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0194244 Owner's manual, spanish
0194243 Owner's manual, english
0187801 Plug dome plastic (choke hole)
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
024211 Lawn sweeper
1186093X428 Steering wheel
10175121 Link drag extended
11STD551137 Washer, lock
13136518 Spacer
15145212 Hex nut
17190753 Steering shaft
2184706 Axle assembly
26126847X Bushing
2819131416 Washer
2917000612 Screw
3169840 Left Spindle assembly left hand
3076020412 Pin cotter 1/8 x 3/4
32130465 Rod, tie
3410040500 Washer lock hvy hlcl spr 5/16
36155099 Bushing, steering
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38186095X428 S insert . cap
4169839 Spindle assembly right hand
4073540600 Crownlock nut
41186737 Adaptor, steeriing wheel
42145054X428 Steering boot
43121749X Washer
44190752 Extension steering non-adjust
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
9774780564 Bolt
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0194244 Owner's manual, spanish
0194243 Owner's manual, english
0187801 Plug dome plastic (choke hole)
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
024211 Lawn sweeper
1170545 Control, throttle paddle
13165291 Gasket, muffler
14148456 Drain tube
217720408 Screw
23169837 Shield thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
29137180 Spark arrestor
3N/P Engine, b&s, no. 31p777-0296-e1 (see breakdown)
31157103 Tank fuel 3.5 stl w/o sensor
32161696 Fuel gauge cap
33123487X Clamp hose
34106082X Pad
37137040 Fuel line
38181654 Plug, oil drain easy
39109227X Pad idler
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 starter nut
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0194244 Owner's manual, spanish
0194243 Owner's manual, english
0187801 Plug dome plastic (choke hole)
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
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 Locknut, flange 1/4 gr. 5
2140551 Bracket pivot
21171852 Bolt
22STD541431 Nut
2419171912 Washer
25127018X Bolt
371110616 Fin . hex bolt
419131610 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 40 (96012001102)
5145006 Clip push-in hinged (96012001102)
6STD541437 Nut
7124181X Spring
817000616 Head bolt
919131614 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 ga.
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0194244 Owner's manual, spanish
0194243 Owner's manual, english
0187801 Plug dome plastic (choke hole)
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
024211 Lawn sweeper
1156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
10164065 Decal, strng. whl. domed prem. srs
11193308 Decal, fender stlt oper inst e/s
13146046 Decal
15160396 Decal v-belt schematic 42" eng
19138047 Decal
2189020 Decal engine h/p
20172331 Decal mower srs heavy duty 12 ga
21179128 Decal, deck
22149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
3186366 Decal, hood, r.h. / l.h.
5186367 Decal, hood side panel
6133644 Decal
7189088 Decal, replacement hood
8193564 Replacement decal
9186572 Decal, fender, craftsman white
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0194244 Owner's manual, spanish
0194243 Owner's manual, english
0187801 Plug dome plastic (choke hole)
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
024211 Lawn sweeper
159192 Valve cap
107152J Tube
11104757X428 Hub . axle cap
265139 Valve stem
3106222X Tire, front
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.
05479J Plug
0194244 Owner's manual, spanish
0194243 Owner's manual, english
0187801 Plug dome plastic (choke hole)
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
024211 Lawn sweeper
1159460 Wire assembly inner/spring with plunger lt
11139865 Link lift lh fixed length
12139866 Link lift rh fixed length
134939M Retainer spring
15173288 Link front susp.
1673350800 Nut jam hex 1/2-13 unc
17175689 Front Trunnion
1873800800 Nut lock w/wsh 1/2-13 unc
19139868 Arm suspension
2159471 Assembly line shaft
20163552 Clip, hairpin (standard hardware-purchase locally)
3105767X Pin
31169865 Bearing . pivot
3273540600 Crownlock nut
412000002 E ring #5133-62
519211621 Washer
6120183X Bearing
7125631X Grip
8122365X Button plunger yellow
0144334 Sealant, tire 10 oz.
05479J Plug
0194244 Owner's manual, spanish
0194243 Owner's manual, english
0187801 Plug dome plastic (choke hole)
0184311X428 Footrest pad
0184310X428 Footrest pad
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
0138311 Decal
0130794 Mandrel
026248 Sun shade
024599 Front bumper
024211 Lawn sweeper
1165892 Mower deck assembly, 42"
10140296 Washer
11138971 Blade
111179292 Bracket wheel gauge lh
112179293 Bracket wheel gauge rh
11317060512 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 3/4 tytt
1164898H Shoulder bolt
117188606 Wheel gauge wheels
11873930600 Lock nut
119STD551037 Washer 3/8 x 7/8 x 14 ga.
11A134149 Blade
11B139775 Blade
12919131312 Washer
13137645 Shaft assembly, mandrel, vented
130STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
131STD533710 Bolt, rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
14128774 Housing
142165890 Arm spring b
143157109 Idler bracket
144158634 Keeper belt
145165888 Pulley idler flat
146171977 Carriage bolt
147131335 Spring
148169022 Spring idler
149165898 Retainer spring yellow zinc
15110485X Bearing
15019091210 Washer
152169676 Cable clutch 42 in
15817720408 Screw
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
185188234 Head assembly, cable clutch
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
34STD533717 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
67149846 Knob, deluxe 1/2-13
68144959 Belt
8850857 Bolt blade
9STD551137 Washer, lock
92STD541437 Nut
1772147 Cover
10784378 Shift rod and fork
11778334 Bevel gear
12778309 Bevel gear
13778368 Gear
14778368 Gear
15778370 Ring gear
150788093A Sealer
157788088A Oil seal
17786188 Drive pin
18786102 Spacer
180730229A Gear oil 80w90
2780086A Needle bearing
20792077A Ball
21792078 Screw
22792079 Spring
25792073A Screw
25A792177 Screw 1/4-20 x 1-3/8"
26792125 Retaining ring
27792035 Retaining ring
28788040 Retaining ring
29780072 Washer
29A780160 Washer
29B780051 Washer
29C780199 Washer
3770128 Transaxle case
30780108 Washer
31780001 Washer
31A780195 Washer
32788083 Oil seal
34780194 Bushing
35780193 Bushing
35A780197 Bushing
36790075 Brake disc
37790007 Plate
38799021 Brake pads
39786026 Dowel pin
4776395 Countershaft
40792076A Washer
41A790079 Brake lever
42792073A Screw
42A792085A Screw
43792075 Locknut 5/16-24
44790025 Holder, brake pad
45786066 Spacer
46786086 Bracket
47774690 Axle
48774691 Axle
49778356 Spur gear
5776409 Output shaft
50778338 Spur gear
51778354 Spur gear
52778352 Spur gear
53778350 Spur gear
54778346 Spur gear
56778355 Spur gear
57778337 Spur gear
58778353 Spur gear
59778351 Spur gear
6778364 Spur gear
60778349 Spur gear
61778345 Spur gear
65780189 Washer
66776422 Input shaft
67776396 Brake shaft
69792170 Retaining ring
6A778369 Spur gear
7778330 Spur gear
70786187 Spacer
71788069 Seal
71B788092 Ooo ring
76780090 Washer
77788078A Retaining ring
79792144 Spring
8792180 Shift key
82778333 Bevel and spur gear (30 and 13 teeth)
83778338 Spur gear
85792154 Plug
87788089A Oil seal
8A792047 Woodruff key #9
9784352 Collar
900794691 Replacement mst-206 -545c transaxle