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Owner's Manual £ RAFTSMAN 5.5 HP 26 INCH TINE WIDTH FRONT TINE TILLER WITH REVERSE Model No . 917.292403 • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Espa _ ol • Repair Parts CAUTION : Read and follow all Safety Rules and Instructions before operating this equipment Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , II 60179 Visit our Craftsman website : www . sears . com / craftsman
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Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Illustrated Parts List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , ' . Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Parts Ordering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cow Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 EIMITEDTWO YE _ . ARWARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN TILLER For two ( 2 ) years from date of purchase , when this Craftsman Tiller is maintained , lubricated , and tuned up according to the operating and maintenance instructions in the owner's manual , Sears will repair free of charge any defect in material or workmaq ship . This Warranty does not cover : • Expendable items which become worn during normal use , such as tines , spark plugs , air cleaners and belts . • Repairs necessary because of operator abuse or negligence , including bent crankshafts and the failure to maintain the equipment according to the instructions contained in the owner's manual . • If this Craftsman Tiller is used for commercial or rental purposes , this Warranty applies for only thirty ( 30 ) days from the date of purchase . Warranty service is available by returning the craftsman power mower to the nearest Sears service center / department in the United States . This warranty applies only while this product is in use in the United States . This Warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights whi ¢ vary from state to state . SEARS , ROEBUCKAND CO . , D / 817WA , HOFFMAN ESTATES , IL 60179 PREPARATION IMPORTANT : This cutting machine is capable of amputating hands and feet • Thoroughly inspect the area where the and throwing objects . Failure to observe equipment is to be used and remove 8 the following safety instructions could foreign objects . result in serious injury or death . • Disengage all clutches and shift into neutral before starting the engine TRAINING ( motor ) . • Read the Owner's Manual carefully . Be • Do not operate the equipment without thoroughly familiar with the controls wearing adequate outer garments , and the proper use of the equipment . Wear footwear that will improve footin ( , Knew how to stop the unit and disen - on slippery surfaces . gage the controls quickly . • Handle fuel with care ; it is highly • Never allow children to operate the flammable . equipment . Never allow adults to • Use an approved fuel container . operate the equipment without proper • Never add fuel to a running engine or instruction . hot engine . • Keep the area of operation clear of all • Fill fuel tank outdoors with extreme persons , particularly small children , care . Never fill fuel tank indoors . and pets . • Replace gasoline cap securely and clean up spilled fuel before restarting . 2
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• Use extension cords and receptacles • Use only attachments and accessories as specified by the manufacturer for all approved by the manufacturer of the units with electric drive motors or tiller . electric starting motors . • Never operate the tiller without good • Never attempt to make any adjustments visibility or light . while the engine ( motor ) is running • Be careful when tilling in hard ground . ( except where specifically recommend - The tines may catch in the ground and ed by manufacturer ) . propel the tiller forward . If this occurs , let go of the handlebars and do not OPERATION restrain the machine . • Do not put hands or feet near or under MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE rotating parts . • Exercise extreme caution when • Keep machine , attachments , and operating on or crossing gravel drives , accessories in safe working condition . walks , or roads . Stay alert for hidden • Check shear pins , engine mounting hazards or traffic . Do not carry passen - bolts , and other bolts at frequent intervals for proper tightness to be sure gers . • After striking a foreign object , stop the the equipment is in safe working condition . engine ( motor ) , remove the wire from • Never store the machine with fuel in the the spark plug , thoroughly inspect the tiller for any damage , and repair the fuel tank inside a building where damage before restarting and operat - ignition sources are present , such as ing the tiller . hot water and space heaters , clothes • Exercise caution to avoid slipping or dryers , and the like . Allow the engine tc falling . cool before storing in any enclosure . • If the unit should start to vibrate • Always refer to the operator's guide abnormally , stop the engine ( motor ) instructions for important details if the tiller is to be stored for an extended and check immediately for the cause . period . Vibration is generally a warning of trouble . CAUTION ; Always disconnect spark • Stop the engine ( motor ) when leaving plug wire and place wire where it cannot the operating position . contact spark plug in order to prevent • Take all possible precautions when accidental starting when setting up , leaving the machine unattended . transporting , adjusting or making repairs . Disengage the tines , shift into neutral , and stop the engine . _ I , WARNING : The engine exhuast from • Before cleaning , repairing , or inspect - this product contains chemicals known to ing , shut off the engine and make the State of California to cause cancer , certain all moving parts have stopped . birth defects , or other reproductive harm . Disconnect the spark plug wire , and keep the wire away from the plug to prevent accidental starting . Disconnect the cord on electric motors . • Do not run the engine indoors ; exhaust fumes are dangerous . • Never operate the tiller without proper guards , plates , or other safety protec - tive devices in place . • Keep children and pets away . • Do not overload the machine capacity by attempting to till too deep at too fast a rate . • Never operate the machine at high speeds on slippery surfaces . Look behind and use care when backing . • Never allow bystanders near the unit . 3
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES GASOLINE 3 QUARTS • Read and observe the safety rules . CAPACITY : UNLEADED • Follow a regular schedule in maintair REGULAR ing , caring for and using your tiller . • Follow the instructions under the OtL ( APt - SF / SG / SH ) : SAE 30 " Maintenance " and " Storage " section = ( ABOVE 32 ° F ) of this Owner's Manual . CAPACITY : 20 OZ . ) SAE 5W - 30 ( BELOW 32 ° F ) _ I , WARNING : This unit is equipped witl an internal combustion engine and SPARK PLUG : CHAMPION should not be used on or near any ( GAP : . 030 " ) RJ19LM OR unimproved forest - covered , brush - J19LM covered or grass covered land unless tt engine's exhaust system is equipped wi Congratulations on your purchase of a a spark arrester meeting applicable Ioc _ Sears Tiller . It has been designed , or state laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester i engineered and manufactured to give used , it should be maintained in effectiv you the best possible dependability and working order by the operator . performance . In the state of California the above is Should you experience any problems you required by law ( Section 4442 of the cannot easily remedy , please contact California Public Resources Code ) . your nearest authorized Sears Service Other states may have similar laws . Center / Department . We have competent , Federal laws apply on federal lands . Sc well - trained technicians and the proper your Sears Authorized Service Center fc tools to service or repair this unit . spark arrester . Refer to the Repair Parts Please read and retain this manual . The sectibn of this manual for part number . instructions will enable you to assemble and maintain your tiller properly . Always observe the " SAFETY RULES " . Your new tiller has been assembled at the factory with exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your tiller all parts and hardware you as - semble must be tightened securely . Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness . These accessories were available when the tiller was purchased . They are alsocan available at most Sears Retail outlets and Service Centers . Most Sears Stores order repair parts for you when you provide the model number of your tiller . ENGINE STABILIZER TILLER MAINTENANCE BELT TINES SHEAR PIN HAIRPIN CUP 0 1 : 1 4
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Your new tiller has been assembled at the Front factory with exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your tiller 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 easier . Standard wrench sizes are listed . ( 1 ) Utility knife ( 1 ) Screwdriver ( 1 ) Pair of pliers Left _ Right ( 2 ) 1 / 2 " wrenches OPERATOR'S POSITION When right or left hand is mentioned in this manual , it means when you are in the Operator's Position operating position ( standing behind tiller handles ) . CONTENTS OF HARDWARE PACK ol © @ ( 1 ) Clevis Pin ( 1 ) Washer 9 / 32 x 1 / 2 x ( 2 ) Flange Locknuts ( 1 ) Manual 14 Gauge ( 1 ) Plastic 5 / 16 - 18 UNC ( 1 ) Cotter Pin [ - ' - - I Cable Clip ( 2 ) Hex Bolts 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 4 ( 2 ) Hex Nuts ( 2 ) Lock 5 / 16 - 18 Washers ( 1 ) Bottle 5 / 16 Engine Oil ( 1 ) Bushing ( 2 ) Carriage Bolts 5 / 16 - 18 UNC x2 1 / 2 5
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TILLING WIDTH UNPACK CARTON • Tilling width may be adjusted to better _ 1 _ CAUTION : Be careful of exposed handle your tilling conditions ( See staples when handling or disposing of " FINE ARRANGEMENT " in the Service cartoning material . IMPORTANT When unpacking and and Adjustments section of this manual ) . assembling tiller , be careful not to stretch or kink cable ( s ) . TINE OPERATION • Cut cable ties securing handle column • Check line operation before first use . and reverse rod . ( See " TINE OPERATION CHECK " in • Slide handle column onto handle the Service and Adjustments section of mount . this manual ) . • Remove all packing from carton . Tine Control ASSEMBLE HANDLE Cable • Slide reverse rod through hole in Tine Control Handle Mount reverse rod bracket as shown . • Slide bushing over lower reverse rod and snap into bracket hole . NOTE : Make sure tine control cable is routed in front of reverse rod bracket . Column • Attach reverse rod bracket to handle column using two ( 2 ) carriage bolts and two ( 2 ) flange Iocknuts and tighten securely . • Cut away carton . • Insert plastic cable clip into hole in handle column . • Route tine control cable through plastic Reversq Cotter Rod cable clip on handle column . Oardage • Cut cable ties securing tiller to skid . Tine Control Remove tiller from skid by pulling Pin backwards . Reverse Rod ASSEMBLE REVERSE ROD , Flangenuts Lock • Secure upper reverse rod to lower Lower Reverse Rod , reverse rod using clevis pin , washer Bracket Halve _ and cotter pin . Nut " A " INSTALL DEPTH STAKE ASSEMBLY • Loosen Nut " A " . ® Stake • Insert stake support between engine Support bracket halves with stake spring down . • Bolt stake support to engine brackets with bolts , lock washers and nuts Tighten securely . Tighten nut " A " . • Depth stake must move freely . If it does not , loosen support bolt . Depth HANDLE HEIGHT Stake • Handle height may be adjusted to better suit operator . ( See " HANDLE Support Bolt HEIGHT " in the Service and Adjust - Hex Bolts , ments section of this manual ) . Lockwashers , and Hex nuts 6
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KNOW YOUR TILLER READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TILLER . Compare the iltustrations with your tiller to familiarize yourself with the Location of various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . These symbols may appear on your Tiller or in literature supplied with the product . Learn and understand their meaning . ° ° " 1 TILLING FOflWARO NEUTRAL R £ VF . J : ISE CAUTIONN _ OR WAR NG ON OFF Reverse " line Control Choke Control Control 0 Depth Stake _ Recoil Starter O Sears tillers conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . FORWARD TINE CONTROL - Engages THROTTLE CONTROL - Controls engine tines in forward direction . speed . REVERSE TINE CONTROL - Engages DEPTH STAKE - Controls forward speed tines in reverse direction . and the depth at which the tiller will dig , RECOIL STARTER HANDLE - Used to CHOKE CONTROL - Used when starting a cold engine . start the engine . 7
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The operation of any tiller can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes , which can result in severe eye damage . Always wear safety glasses or eye shields before starting your tiller and while tilling . We recommend a wide vision safety mask over spectacles or standard safety glasses . It serves as a brake to slow the tiller's HOW TO USE YOUR TILLER forward motion to enable the tines to Know how to operate all controls before penetrate the ground . Also , the more the adding fuel and oil or attempting to start depth stake is lowered into the ground engine . the deeper the tines will dig . STOPPING DEPTH STAKE TINES Adjust depth stake by removing the • Release forward tine control to stop hairpin clip and clevis pin . Change deptt forward movement . stake to desired position . Replace the • Release reverse tine control to stop clevis pin and hairpin clip . reverse movement . • For normal tilling , set depth stake at th _ ENGINE second or third hole from the top . • Move throttle control to " STOP " posi - WHEELS tion . Adjust wheels by removing the hairpin • Never use choke to stop engine . Reverse " line Control Forward " line Control clip and clevis pin . Change wheel position . Replace the hairpin clip and clevis ' pin . • For normal tilling , set wheels at the second or third hole from the top . Hairpin Clips and Clevi Pin 0 / / _ i . n . , Ceontrol Dep _ Stake _ . _ " ON " ( DOWN ) Position Choke Control Throttle Control Hairpin Clip Spdng and Clevis Pin TRANSPORTING YOUR TILLER A CAUTION : Before lifting or transport - ing , allow tiller engine and muffler to cool Disconnect spark plug wire . DCain gasoline from fuel tank . AROUND THE YARD TINE OPERATION • Tip depth stake forward until it is held FORWARD by the stake spring . • Squeeze forward tine control to handle . • Push tiller handles down , raising tines REVERSE off the ground . • With forward tine control in " OFF " ( up ) • Push or pull tiller to desired location . position , pull back and hold reverse AROUND TOWN tine control . • Disconnect spark plug wire . TILLING • Drain fuel tank . The speed and depth of tilling is regu - • Transport in upright position to prevent lated by the position of the depth stake oil leakage . and wheel height . The depth stake should always be below the wheels for digging . 8
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use engine or carburetor cleaner prod - BEFORE STARTING ENGINE ucts in the fuel tank or permanent IMPORTANT : Be very careful not to allow damage may occur , dirt to enter the engine when checking or _ kCAUTION : Fill to within 1 / 2 inch of top adding oil or fuel . Use clean oil and fuel of fuel tank to prevent spills and to allow and store in approved , clean , covered for fuel expansion . If gasoline is acciden - containers , use clean fill funnels . tally spilled , move machine away from FILL ENGINE WITH OIL area of spill . Avoid creating any source of • Remove hang tag from engine . ignition until gasoline vapors have • With engine level , remove engine oil disappeared . Do not overfill Wipe off any filler plug . spilled oil or fuel . Do not store , spill or • Fill engine with oil to point of overflow - use gasoline near an open flame . ing . For approximate capacity see TO START ENGINE " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " on page 4 of this manual . ACAUTION : Keep tine control in " OFF " • Tilt tiller back on its wheels and then re - position when starting engine . level . When starting engine for the first time or if • With engine level , refill to point of engine has run out of fuel , it will take overflowing if necessary . Replace oil extra pulls of the recoil starter to move filler plug . fuel from the tank to the engine . • For cold weather operation you should • Make sure spark plug wire is properly change oil for easier starting ( See " OIL connected . VISCOSITY CHAR'I - " in the Mainte - • Place throttle control in " FAST " position . nance section of this manual ) . • Move choke control to full " CHOKE " • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - position . Grasp recoil starter handle nance section of this manual . with one hand and grasp tiller handle with other hand . Pull rope out slowly until engine reaches start of compres - sion cycle ( rope will pull slightly harder at this point ) . • Pull recoil starter handle quickly . Do not let starter handle snap back against Oil Filler starter . Repeat if necessary , Plug • If engine fires but does not start , move ADDGASOLINE choke control to half choke position . Pull recoil starter handle until engine • Fill fuel tank . Use fresh , clean , regular starts . unleaded gasoline . ( Use of leaded • When engine starts , slowly move choke gasoline will increase carbon and lead control to " RUN " position as engine oxide deposits and reduce valve life . ) warms up . IMPORTANT : When operating in Tem - NOTE : A warm engine requires less peratures below 32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , choking to start . clean , winter grade gasoline to help • Move throttle control to desired running insure good cold weather starting . position . / I , WARNING : Experience indicates that • Allow engine to warm up for a few alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohoi or minutes before engaging tines . using ethanol or methanol ) can attract NOTE : If at a high altitude ( 3000 feet ) or moisture which leads to separation and in cold temperatures ( below 32 ° F ) , the formation of acids during storage . Acidic carburetor fuel mixture may need to be gas can damage the fuel system of an adjusted for best engine performance . engine while in storage . To avoid engine See " TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the problems , the fuel system should be Service and Adjustments section of this emptied before storage of 30 days or manual . longer . Drain the gas tank , start the NOTE : If engine does not start , see engine and let it run until the fuel lines troubleshooting points . and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel next season . See Storage section of this manual for additional information . Never 9
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Soil conditions are important for proper Plug tilling . Tines will not readily penetrate dry , hard soil which may contribute to Control excessive bounce and difficult handling of your tiller . Hard soil should be Control moistened before tilling ; however , extremely wet soil will " ball - up " or clump during tilling . Wait until the soil is less wet in order to achieve the best results . When tilling in the fall , remove Recoil vines and long grass to prevent them BREAKING IN YOUR TILLER from wrapping around the tine shaft Break - in your belt ( s ) , pulleys and tine and slowing your tilling operation . control before you actually begin tilling . You will find tilling much easier if you • Start engine , tip tines off ground by leave a row untilled between passes . pressing handles down and engage Then go back between tilled rows . line control to start tine rotation . Allow There are two reasons for doing this . tines to rotate for five minutes . First , wide turns are much easier to • Check tine operation and adjust if negotiate than about - faces . Second , necessary . See " - FINE OPERATION the tiller won't be pulling itself , and CHECK " in the Service and Adjust - you , toward the row next to it . ments section of this manual . Set depth stake and wheel height for shallow tilling when working extremely TILLING HINTS hard soil or sod . Then work across the _ CAUTION : Until you are accustomed to first cuts at normal depth . handling your tiller , start actual field use with throttle in slow position ( mid - way between = FAST " and " IDLE " ) . To help tiller move forward , lift up the handles slightly ( thus lifting depth stake out of ground ) . To slow down the tiller , press down on handles . If you are straining or tiller is shaking , the wheels and depth stake are not set CULTIVATING properly in the soil being tilled . The proper setting of the wheels and depth Cultivating is destroying the weeds between rows to prevent them from stake is through trial and error and robbing nourishment and moisture from depends upon the soil condition . ( The the plants . At the same time , breaking up harder or wetter the ground , the slower the upper layer of soil crust will help the engine and tine speed needed . Under retain moisture in the soil . Best digging these poor conditions , at fast speed the depth is 1 " to 3 " . tiller will run and jump over the ground ) . • You will probably not need to use the A properly adjusted tiller will dig with little depth stake . Begin by tipping the depth effort from the operator . stake forward until it is held by the • Tilling is digging into , turning over , and stake spring . breaking up packed soil before • Cultivate up and down the rows at a planting . Loose , unpacked soil helps speed which will allow tines to uproot root growth . Best tilling depth is 4 " to weeds and leave the ground in rough 6 " . A tiller will also clear the soil ol condition , promoting no further growth unwanted vegetation . The decomposi - of weeds and grass . tion of this vegetable matter enriches the soil . Depending on the climate ( rainfall and wind ) , it may be advisable to till the soil at the end of the growing , I season to further condition the soil . k _ , . S , ; _ 10
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MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FILL IN DATES AS YOU COMPLETE SERVICE DATES REGULAR SERVICE Check EngineOil Level I _ V ' Change Engine Oil 1 _ 1.2 Oil Pivot Points If # Inspect Spark Arrester / Muffler v ' v ' Inspect Air Screen Clean or Replace Air Cleaner Cartridge v ' Clean Engine Cylinder Fins i / Replace Spark Plug 1 - Changemoreonenwhenoperatingundera haaW loador inhighambienttemperatures . 2 - Sen / icemore oftenwhenoperatingindirtyordustyconditions . GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS LUBRICATION CHART The warranty on this tiller does not cover items that have been subjected to operator abuse or negligence . To receive * Tin full value from the warranty , operator must maintain tiller as instructed in this manual . Some adjustments will need to be made periodically to propedy maintain your tiller . * * Engine All adjustments in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual should be checked at least once each season . • Once a year you should replace the spark plug , clean or replace air filter , and check tines and belt for wear . A new spark plug and clean air fitter assure proper air - fuel mixture and help your engine run better and last longer . BEFORE EACH USE • Check engine oil level , • Check tine operation . * Idle ! Arm • Check for loose fasteners . LUBRICATION SAE 30 OR 10W30 MOTOR OIL * * REFER TO MAINTENANCE " ENGINE " Keep unit well lubricated ( See " LUBRI - SECTION , CATION CHART " ) . 11
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Disconnect spark plug wire before • Refill engine with oil . See " FILL performing any maintenance ( except ENGINE WITH OIL " in the Operation section of this manual . carburetor adjustment ) to prevent accidental starting of engine . Prevent fires ! Keep the engine free of O = 1Dram ( grass , leaves , spilled oil , or fuel . Remove fuel from tank before tipping unit for maintenance . Clean muffler area of all " N . _ . grass , dirt , and debris . Do not touch hot muffler or cylinder fins " Oil Filter as contact may cause burns . Plug ENGINE AIR CLEANER LUBRICATION Service air cleaner cartridge every50 Use only high quality detergent oil rated hours , more often if engine is used in very with API service classification SF , SG or dusty conditions • SH . Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade • Loosen air cleaner screws , one on each side of cover . according to your expected temperature . • Remove air cleaner cover . SAE VISCOSITY GRADES • Carefully remove air cleaner cartridge . Be careful . Do not allow dirt or debris to fall into carburetor . • Clean by tapping gently on a flat • lo " _ o _ surface . TEMPERATURE RANGE ANTICIPATED BEFORE NEXT OIL CHANGE • If very dirty or damaged , replace NOTE : Although multi - viscosity oils ( 5W - cartridge . 30 , 10W - 30 , etc . ) improve starting in cold • Clean and replace cover . Tighten weather , these multi - viscosity oils will screws securely . result in increased oil consumption when used above 32 ° F ( 0oC ) . Check your & CAUTION : Petroleum solvents , such as kerosene , are not to be used to clean engine oil level more frequently to avoid possible engine damage from running cartridge . They may cause deterioration low on oil . of the cartridge . Do not oil cartridge . Do Change the oil after every 50 hours of not use pressurized air to clean or dry operation or at least once a year if the cartridge . tiller is not used for 50 hours in one year . Check the crankcase oil level before starting the engine and after each five ( 5 ) cieAair _ _ Cover hours of continuous use . Add SAE 30 motor oil or equivalent . Tighten oil filler Cleaner plug securely each time you check the oil Cartridge level . TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL Screw _ _ - ir Determine temperature range expected before oil change . All oi ! must meet AP { service classification SF , SG or SH . • Be sure tiller is on level surface . COOLING SYSTEM • Oil will drain more freely when warm . Your engine is air cooled . For proper • Catch oil in a suitable container . engine performance and long life keep • Remove drain plug . your engine clean . • Tip tiller forward to drain oil . • Clean air screen frequently using a • After oil has drained completely , stiff - bristled brush . replace oil drain plug and tighten • Remove blower housing and clean as securely . necessary . • Remove oil filler plug . Be careful not to • Keep cylinder fins free of dirt and chaff . allow dirt to enter the engine . 12
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SPARK PLUG Cylinder Fins Replace spark plugs at the beginning of Muffler _ Blower each tilling season or after every 50 hours of use , whichever comes first . _ Housing Spark plug type and gap setting is shown in = PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " on page 4 of this manual . TRANSMISSION _ _ _ Air Screen Your transmission is sealed and will not require lubrication . MUFFLER CLEANING Do not operate tiller without muffler . Do • Clean engine , wheels , finish , etc . of all not tamper with exhaust system . Dam - foreign matter . aged mufflers or spark arresters could • Keep finished surfaces and wheels free create a fire hazard . Inspect periodically of all gasoline , oil , etc . and replace if necessary . If your engine is • Protect painted surfaces with automo - equipped with a spark arrester screen tive type wax . assembly , remove every 50 hours for We do not recommend using a garden cleaning and inspection . Replace if hose to clean your unit unless the muffler , damaged . air filter and carburetor are covered to keep water out . Water in engine can result in a shortened engine life . ACAUTION : Tines are sharp . Wear _ CAUTION : Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it gloves or other protection when handling tines , cannot come into contact with plug . NORMAL TILLING - 26 INCH PATH TILLER • Assemble holes = A " in tine hubs to TO ADJUST HANDLE HEIGHT holes " B " in tine shaft , Factory assembly has provided lowest _ ' - Clevis Pin Outer " nne handle height . Select handle height best suited for your tilling conditions . Handle height will be different when tiller digs into soil . B • If a higher handle height is desired , Hairpin Clip Inner " line loosen the four nuts securing handle MID - WIDTH TILLING - 24 INCH PATH panel to engine brackets . • Slide handle panel to desired location . • Assemble holes = A " in tine hubs to • Tighten the four nuts securely . holes " C " in tine shaft . Engi Brackets 2 on Left Side NARROW TILLING / CULTIVATING - 12 of Tiller 3 / 4 INCH PATH • Remove outer tines , TINE ARRANGEMENT Your outer tines can be assembled in sev - [ oo _ oo3 eral different ways to suit your tilling or cultivating needs . Only 13
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NOTE : When reassembling outer tines , Cable Tine Control Cable be sure right tine assembly ( marked " R " ) and left tine assembly ( marked " L " ) are mounted to correct side of tine shaft . TINE OPERATION CHECK A WARNING : Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug to prevent starting while checking tine operation . For proper tine operation , forward tine control lever must be against control body TO REMOVE BELT GUARD and all slack removed from inner wire of • Remove two ( 2 ) cap nuts and washers control cable when control is in the " OFF " from side of belt guard . ( up ) position . • Loosen ( do not remove ) tine shield nut If lever and cable are loose , loosen cable on underside of tine shield . clip at lower end of cable . Pull up on • Pull belt guard out and away from unit . cable to remove slack , without extending • Replace belt guard by reversing above spring on end of cable , and retighten procedure . Be sure slot in bottom of cable clip . belt guard is under head of tine shield FINAL CHECK " OFF " POSITION bolt and all nuts are tightened securely . • With tine control " OFF ( up ) , push down on handle to raise tines off the ground . Nuts and • Slowly pull recoil starter handle while Washer observing tines . Tines should not rotate . • If tines rotate , inner wire of control cable is too tight which is extending Shield Nut lower spring and engaging tines . Loosen cable clip and push down on cable only enough to relieve spring TO REPLACE V - BELTS tension . Tighten cable clip . • Recheck in " OFF ' position and adjust if Replace V - belts if they have stretched necessary . considerably or if they show cracks or FINAL CHECK " ON " POSITION frayed edges . There are two ( 2 ) V - belts - forward ( inside ) and reverse ( outside ) . • With tine control " ON " ( held down to Belt guard must be removed to service handle ) push down on handle to raise belts . See " TO REMOVE BELT GUARD " tines off the ground . in this section of manual . • Slowly pull recoil starter handle while NOTE : Observe carefully routing of both observing tines . Tines should rotate forward . belts and location of all belt guides before removing belts . • If tines do not rotate , inner wire of BELT REMOVAL control cable is too loose . Loosen cable clip and pull cable up to remove • Remove reverse idler pulley from idler arm . slack and retighten clip . • Recheck in " ON " position and adjust if • Remove reverse ( outside ) V - belt . necessary . • Remove forward ( inside ) V - belt from NOTE : If " ON " position check required transmission pulley first and then from adjustment , recheck " OFF " position engine pulley . BELT REPLACEMENT adjustment to insure tines do not rotate when control is " OFF ' ( up ) . • Install new forward ( inside ) V - belt to am , Tine Control " OFF " engine pulley first then to transmission pulley . Be sure belt is positioned on inside groove of both pulleys , inside all belt guides and rests on idler pulley . Before installing reverse ( outside ) V - belt , turn belt " inside out " . Twist so I v / / Tine Control wide , flat surface of belt is to inside . " ON " Position 14
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ENGINE • Wrap V - belt around reverse idler pulley and reassemble idler to idler arm . Maintenance , repair , or replacement ol Tighten securely . Be sure belt is be - the emission control devices and sys - tween reverse idler pulley and idler terns , which are being done at the cus . arm pin . • Install belt to outside groove of trans - tomers expense , may be performed b _ mission pulley . Be sure belt is inside any non - road engine repair establish . all belt guides and rests on outside ment or individual . Warranty repairs mus ' groove of engine pultey . be performed by an authorized engin ( CHECK TINE OPERATION manufacturer's service outlet . • See " - IINE OPERATION CHECK " in this TO ADJUST CARBURETOR section of manual . The carburetor has a high speed fixed jet REPLACE BELT GUARD and has been preset at the factory and FRONT VIEW REFERENCE adjustment should not be necessary . However , minor adjustments may be • Idler Arm Pin required to compensate for differences in fuel , temperature , altitude or load . If the carburetor does need adjustment , proceed as follows . line Pulley FINAL SETTING • Start engine and allow to warm for five minutes . • With throttle control in = SLOW " position IDLE RPM ADJUSTMENT • Rotate throttle linkage counterclock - FORWARD MOTION ( INSIDE ) V - BELT wise and hold against stop while / _ _ Engine Pulley / Belt Guide adjusting idle speed adjusting screw tc obtain 1750 RPM . Release throttle linkage . High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do ' d'erPu " eyZ ' 5 ' ( Q / not adjust or damage may result . Belt Guide For , yard _ / IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the Idler _ _ " engine governor , which is factory set for Pulley T . , , / . , _ ^ . O Transmission Pulley proper engine speed , overspeeding the REVERSE ( OUTSIDE ) V - BELT engine above the factory high speed Reverse Idler Pulley setting can be dangerous . If you think the engine - governed high speed needs adjusting , contact your nearest autho - rized service center / department , which has the proper equipment and experi - Throttle Stop Reverse Idler Arm Reverse ( OUTSIDE ) V - Belt Reverse Idler Pulle \ Idler Arm Pin Idle Adjusting Screw Pulley Belt Guide Guard ( INSIDE ) Bolt Forwar _ Transmission Idler Pulley Pulley 15
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Immediately prepare your tiller for storage NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable at the end of the season or if the unit will alternative in minimizing the formation o not be used for 30 days or more . fuel gum deposits during storage . Add stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or ACAUTION : Never store the tiller with storage container . Always follow the mb gasoline in the tank inside a building ratio found on stabilizer container . Run where fumes may reach an open flame or engine at least 10 minutes after adding spark . Allow the engine to cool before stabilizer to allow the stabilizer to reach storing in any enclosure . the carburetor . Do not drain the gas tan1 TILLER and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . • Clean entire tiller ( See " CLEANING " in ENGINE OIL the Maintenance section of this Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replac _ manual ) . with clean oil . ( See " ENGINE " in the • Inspect and replace belts , if necessary Maintenance section of this manual ) . ( See belt replacement instructions in the Service and Adjustments section of CYUNDER ( S ) this manual ) . • Remove spark plug . • Lubricate as shown in the Maintenance • Pour 1 ounce ( 29 ml ) of oil through section of this manual . spark plug hole into cylinder . • Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws • Pull starter handle slowly several time are securely fastened . Inspect moving to distribute eil . parts for damage , breakage and wear . • Re _ olace with new spark plug . Replace if necessary . • Touch up all rusted or chipped paint OTHER surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . • Do not store gasoline from one seasol ENGINE to another . FUEL SYSTEM • Replace your gasoline can if your can IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt in your gum deposits from forming in essential gasoline will cause problems . fuel system parts such as the carburetor , • If possible , store your unit indoors and fuel filter , fuel hose , or tank during cover it to give protection from dust an storage , also , experience indicates that dirt . alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or • Cover your unit with a suitable protec - using ethanol or methanol ) can attract tive cover that does not retain moisture moisture which leads to separation and Do not use plastic . Plastic cannot formation of acids during storage . Acidic breathe which allows condensation to gas can damage the fuel system of an form and will cause your unit to rust . engine while in storage . IMPORTANT : Never cover tiller while • Drain the fuel tank . engine and exhaust areas are still warm • Start the engine and let it run until the fuel lines and carburetor are empty . • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel tank or permanent damage may occur , • Use fresh fuel next season . 16
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PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Will not start 1 . Out of fuel . 1 . Fill fuel tank . 2 . Engine not " CHOKED " 2 . See " TO START ENGINE " in properly . the Operation section . 3 . Engine flooded . 3 . Wait several minutes before attempting to start . 4 . Dirty air cleaner . 4 . Clean or replace air cleaner cartridge . 5 . Water in fuel . 5 . Drain fuel tank and carburetor , and refill tank with fresh gasoline . 6 . Clogged fuel tank . 6 . Remove fuel tank and clean . 7 . Loose spark plug wire . 7 . Make sure spark plug wire is seated properly on plug . 8 . Bad spark plug or 8 . Replace spark plug or adjust improper gap . gap . 9 . Carburetor out of adjust - 9 . Make necessary adjustments . ment . Hard to start 1 . Throttle control not set 1 . Place throttle control in " FAST " properly . position . 2 . Dirty air cleaner . 2 . Clean or replace air cleaner cartridge . 3 . Bad spark plug or 3 . Replace spark plug or adjust improper gap . gap . 4 . Stale or dirty fuel . 4 . Drain fuel tank and refill with fresh gasoline . 5 . Loose spark plug wire . 5 . Make sure spark plug wire is seated properly on plug . 6 . Carburetor out of . 6 . Make necessary adjustments . adjustment . Loss of power 1 . Engine is overloaded . 1 . Set depth stake and wheels for shallower tilling . 2 . Dirty air cleaner . 2 . Clean or replace air cleaner cartridge . 3 . Low oil level / dirty oil . 3 . Check oil level / change oil . 4 . Faulty spark plug . 4 . Clean and regap or change spark plug . 5 . Oil in fuel . 5 . Drain and clean fuel tank and refill , and clean carburetor . 6 . Stale or dirty fuel . 6 . Drain fuel tank and refill with fresh gasoline . 7 . Water in fuel . 7 . Drain fuel tank and carburetor , and refill tank with fresh gasoline . 8 . Clogged fuel tank . 8 . Remove fuel tank and clean . 9 . Spark plug wire loose . 9 . Connect and tighten spark plug wire . 10 . ' Dirty engine air screen . 10 . Clean engine air screen . 11 . Dirty / clogged muffler . 11 . Clean / replace muffler . 12 . Carburetor out of 12 . Make necessary adjustments : adjustment . 13 . Poor compression . 13 . Contact an authorized Sears Service Center / Department . 17
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PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Engine overheats 1 . Low oil level / dirty oil . . Check oil level / change oil . 2 . Dirty engine air screen . • Clean engine air screen • 3 . Dirty engine . 3 . Clean cylinder fins , air screen , muffler area . 4 . Remove and clean muffler . 4 . Partially plugged muffler . 5 . Improper carburetor 5 . Adjust carburetor to richer posi tion , adjustment . Excessive 1 . Ground too dry and hard . 1 . Moisten ground or wait for bounce / difficult more favorable soil conditions . handling 2 . Wheels and depth stake 2 . Adjust wheels and depth stake • incorrectly adjusted . Soil balls upor 1 . Ground too wet . 1 . Wait for more favorable soil conditions , clumps , Tine control is not engaged . 1 . Engage tine control . Engine runs butve tiller won't mo 2 . V - belt not correctly adjusted . 2 . Perform Tine Operation Check . 3 . V - belt is off pulley ( s ) . 3 . Inspect V - belt . 1 . Tilling too deep . 1 . Set depth stake for shallower Engine runs but labors when tilling . 2 , Throttle control not properly tilling 2 , Check throttle control setting , adjusted . 3 . Carburetor out of adjust - 3 . Make necessary adjustments . ments . 18
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TILLER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.292403 HANDLES 35 29 38 17 42 36 23 14 13 12 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 136993 Panel , Control 26 STD561210 Pin , Cotter 1 / 8 x 3 / 4 3 11 ( _ 332X 27 S'rD560907 Pin , Cotter 3 / 32 x 1 / 2 Gdp , Handle 12 98000129 Nut , Flange 29 12000059 RetainingRingX 35 72010520 Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 2 - 1 / 2 13 STD533107 Bolt , Cardage 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 14 110514X Assembly , Panel and Tube 36 73970500 Locknut , Flange 5 / 18 - 18UNC 17 106932X Knob , Control , Reverse 37 165197 Clip , Cable 18 3066J Cable , Tine Conlrot 38 152094 Assembly , HandleColumn 19 151229 Lever , Contmr , Tine 39 137640 Bushing , Reverse Rod Bracket 20 154805 Pin , Pivot 40 136998 Bracket , Reverse Rod 21 12000027 41 STD551025 Washer 9 / 32 x 1 / 2 x 14 Gauge Ring , Clip 42 139907 Grommet 22 101248K Reverse Rod , Upper 23 1778E Pin , Retaining NOTE : Allcomponent dimensions given inU . S . inch _ 24 137056 Reverse Rod , Lower3 / Wastler 13132x 1 16 x 16 Ga . 1 inch = 25.4 mm 25 STD551037 38
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TILLER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.292403 BELT GUARD AND PULLEY ASSEMBLY \ lO 11 12 14 24 32 23 18 21 KEY PART KEY PART NO , NO , DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 166013 Assembly , Bracket , Belt Guard 19 110550X Bolt , Belt Guard 2 9484R CUp , Cable 20 12000036 Ring , Klip 3 86777 Screw , Hex Washer Hd . Slotted , 21 STD541237 Nut ; Hex , Jam 3 / 8 - 16 Thrd cut . # 10 - 24 x 1 / 2 Type D 22 161806 Pulley , Idler 4 74610812 Bolt , Hex Head 1 / 2 - 20 x 3 / 4 23 162290 Arm , Idler 5 STD541037 Nut , Hex 3 / 8 - 16 24 STD523712 Bolt , Hex Head 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 6 STD551037 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 16 Ga . 25 106968X Shaft , Idler Arm 7 2009J Pulley , Idler , Reverse 26 73350500 Nut , Hex , Jam 5 / 16 - 18 8 127180X AssemblyArmReverseldler 27 STD541025 Nut , Hex 1 / 4 - 20 9 74760628 Bolt , Hex Hd 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4 28 S'rD551125 Washer , Lock 1 / 4 10 156705X558 Guard , Belt 29 109227X Pad , Idler 11 STD551025 Washer 9 / 32 x 5 / 9 x 16 Ga . 30 23200404 Screw Set Socket , Headless C . P . 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 4 12 104213X Nut , Cap 1 / 4 - 20 13 72140406 Bolt , Carriage 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 31 101189L Sheave , sEnginemisisonx 14 733035 V - Belt ( ForwardMotion ) 32 151223 Sheave , 3Tran2 Washer 9 / x 7 / 8 16 Ga . 15 2614J V - Belt ( Reverse ) 35 19091416 Nut 1 / 4 - 20 16 12000028 Ring , Retainer 40 STD541425 17 2649M Key , Square NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 18 151236 Sheave , Transmission , flat inches . 1 inch = 25.4 mm 39
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TILLER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.292403 WHEEL AND DEPTH STAKE ASSEMBLY 9 7 6 1 3 16 17 19 2o 20 1Q 17 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 9194R Pin , Clevis 15 5388J Spdng , dStakeer 2 74760520 Bolt , Hex Head 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 4 16 121117X Bolt , Shoul 3 STD523107 17 9188R Whe _ Bott , Hex Head 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 4 STD541031 Nut , Hex 5 / 16 - 18 18 STD551037 Washer 13 / 32 x13 / 16 x11 5 STD551131 Washer , Lock 5 / 16 Gauge 6 STD541437 Locknut , w / washer 3 / 8 - 16 19 9190R Bracket . Wheel 7 4921H Clip , Hairpin 20 STD541437 Locknut , Crown 3 / 8 - 16 8 1952J Support , Depth Stake , R . H . 21 74760516 Bolt , Hex Head 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 9 122233X Stake . Depth 22 STD541431 Locknut , w / insert 5 / 16 - 18 10 326,1 Pin , C _ evis 11 74780628 Bolt , Fin , Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4 NOTE : All componentdimensionsgiven in U . S . inches . 13 1951J Support , Depth Stake , L . H . 1 inch = 25.4 mm 4O
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TILLER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.292403 TINE ASSEMBLY 2 / 2 2 6 6 6 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 15693424008 Tine , Outer , R . H . 4 156931 Tine , Inner , LH . 2 STD6 Retainer Spdng 5 156933 Tine , Outer , LH . 3 156932 Tine , Inner , R . H . 6 4929H Pin , Clevis 41
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TILLER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.292403 TRANSMISSION 20 \ 1 3 . j 11 14 14 8 15 11 12 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION I 74760524 14 9173R Boll He : ( 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 2 Gr . 2 Spacer , Splil 15 s'r'D541431 2 STD523732 Bolt . Fin , Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 - 1 / 4 Nut , Hex , Keps 5 / 16 - 18 UNC Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 18 x 11 16 19091412 3 STD551037 Washer 9 / 32 x7 / 8 x 12 aGauge . 17 1 _ i092016 Washer 9 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 G 5 s'rD541437 Locknut , w / washer 3 / 8 - 16 18 STD551125 6 £ O57R558 Shield . Tine Washer , Lock 1 / 4 7 165835 19 74610412 Bolt , Hex 1 / 4 - 28 x 3 / 4 Grade 5 Bracket . Engine , R . H 8 19483 20 . . . . . . Bracket , Engine , LH . Engine , ( See Breakdown ) Bdggs ModelNo . 134202 - 1118 - E1 9 STD551131 Washer , Lock 5 / 16 10 STD541031 Nut , Hex 5 / 16 - 18 NOTE : Allcomponentdimensionsgiven in U . S . inches . 1 inch = 25,4 mm 11 74760544 Bolt , Hex Head 5 / 16 - 18 x 2 - 3 / 4 12 151222 Transmission 42
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TILLER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.292403 DECALS 6 KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 163045 Decat , CNTRL PNL 2 166130 Decal , Logo 3 166131 Decal , Logoution , 4 31376531X Decal , Ca Tine Control 5 1204 Decal , Hand Placement 6 110719X Decal , Operation and Lubrication 8 120075X Decal , Warning , RotatingTines 9 162215 Decal , Tine Shield - - 172051 Manual , Owner's ( Eng / Span ) 43
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TILLER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.292403 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - - MODEL NUMBER 134202 , TYPE NO . 1118 - E1 741 INSTRUCTION MANUAL j 1036 LABEL KIT EMISSION I 44
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TILLER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.292403 BRIGGS & STRATTONENGINE - oMODELNUMBER134202 , TYPENO . 1118oE1 435 2O2 434 432 111 I 203 127A 127 187 256 216 _ 222 542 45
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TILLER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.292403 BR | GGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 134202 , TYPE NO . 1118 - E1 334 20O 37 304 12 61 307 121 CARBURETOR OVERHAUL KIT _ 191 191 1358 GASKET SET / 4SRA i ) 46
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TILLER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.292403 BRIGGS & STRATI'ON ENGINE - - MODEL NUMBER 134202 , TYPE NO , 1118 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 495133 Cylinder Assembly 34 261044 Valve , Intake 2 399268 Bushing , Cylinder 35 260552 Spring , Intake Valve 3 299819 0 " Seal , Oil 36 26478 Spring , Exhaust Valve 5 214040 Head , Cylinder 37 222443 Guard , Flywheele 7 272157 o * Gasket , Cylinder Head 40 93312 Retainer , Intak Valve and 8 495774 Breather Assembly Exhaust Spring 9 27549 Gasket , Valve Cover 45 260642 Tappet , Valve 10 94621 Screw , Breather Mounting 46 212733 Gear , Cam 11 66578 Grommet , Breather Tube 51 273113 0 - * Gasket , Carburetor Mounting 12 270080 * Gasket , Crankcase , Standard ( 2 ) . 015 " 55 497442 Housing , Rewind Starter 270125 * Gasket , Crankcase . 005 " 56 498144 Pulley , Rewind Starter Thick 58 280399 Rope , Rewind Starter 270126 * Gasket , Crankcase . 009 " ( Cut to Required Length ) Thick 59 396892 Insert , Starter Handle 13 94221 Screw , Cylinder Head 2 - 3 / 32 " 60 393152 Handle , Rewind Starter 14 94679 Screw , Cylinder Head 2 - 15 / 65 94686 Screw , Housing Mounting 32 " 73 225176 Screen , Rotating 15 94916 Plug , Pipe , Hex Socket 81 222263 Lock , Screw 16 492088 Crankshaft 90 498298 Carburetor Assemblylve 18 494044 Cover Assembly , Crankcase 95 93499 Screw , Throttle Va to Shaft 19 495660 Bushing , Crankcase Cover 96 223793 Throttle , Carburetor 20 294606 * Seal , Oil 97 497600 Shaft and Lever , Throttle 21 281658 Plug , Oil Filler 109 497230 Valve and Shaft Group , 21A 399195 Plug , Oil Filter Choke 22 94682 Screw , Cover Mounting 111 262715 Spring , ChokeOverhaul 23 399673 Flywheel , Magneto 121 495606 Carburetor Kit 24 222698 Key , Flywheel 124 94913 Screw , Hex Head 25 399819 Piston Assembly , Standard 127 220352 Plug , Welch Size 127A 223789 Plug , Welch 393820 Piston Assembly . 010 " 146 94388 Key , Timing Gear Oversize 152 260575 Spring , Throttle Adjustment 393821 Piston Assembly . 020 " 154 93527 Screw , Machine , Round Head Oversize 162 490589 Screw and Collar 393822 Piston Assembly . 030 " 163 271935 o . * Gasket , Air Cleaner Mounting Oversize 180 495405 Tank Assembly , Fuel 26 393067 Ring Set , Piston , Standard 181 494559 Cap , Fuel Tank Size 187 231068 Pipe , Fuel 399014 Ring Set , Piston . 010 " 190 94924 Screw , Torx _ Oversize 190A 94919 Screw , 1 - 3 / 4 " 399015 Ring Set , Piston . 020 " 191 272489 o . * Gasket , Fuel Tank to Oversize Carburetor 399016 Ring Set , Piston . 030 " 200 223886 Guide , Air Oversize 201 262280 Link , Governor 27 26026 Lock , Piston Pin 202 262270 Link , Throttle 28 298909 Pin Assembly , Piston , Standard Included in Gasket Set ( 495603 ) 298908 Pin Assembly , Piston . 005 " Over Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit 29 299430 Rod Assembly , Connecting ( 495606 ) 390459 Rod Assembly , Connecting . 020 " Undersize Crankpin e Included in Valve Overhaul Gasket Set Bore ( 498529 ) 30 225183 Dipper , Connecting Rod 32 94699 Screw , Connecting Rod NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 33 211119 Valve , Exhaust inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 47
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TILLER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.292403 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - - MODEL NUMBER 134202 , TYPE NO . 1118 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 203 280720 Bell Crank 592 231978 Nut , Hex 205 231520 Screw , Shoulder 608 497830 Starter Assembly , Rewind 208 262279 Rod , Speed Control 611 391813 Fuel Pipe and Clip Assembly 209 262948 Spdng , Govemor 613 93935 Screw , Hex Head , Shoulder 216 262359 Link , Choke 614 93306 Pin , oCottervernor 219 494845 Gear , Governor 616 495243 Crank , G 220 221551 Washer , Thrust 621 396847 Switch , Stop 222 490649 Panel , Control 623 94943 Screw , Shoulder 227 490374 Lever Assembly , Governor 634 8271853 Washer , Throttle Shaft , Foam 230 94927 Washer , Governor Lever 635 6653 Elbow , Spark Plug 256 223813 Crank , Bell 676 393757 Deflector , Exhaust , Side 300 494585 Muffler , Exhaust hOutleter , 304 495759 Housing , Blower 679 270382 Was Foam 305 94786 Screw , Blower Housing 680 221839 Washer , Brass Mounting 741 262992 Gear , Timing 306 224820 Shield , Cylinder 779 262570 Link 307 94680 Screw , Cylinder Shield 851 493880 Cable Terminal , Ignitiontandard 308 224738 Cover , Cylinder Head 869 211787 Seat , Intake Valve , S 332 94877 Nut , Flywheel 870 263094 Seat , Exhaust Valve , 333 397358 Armature Group Standard 334 93414 Screw , Armature Mounting 871 262001 Guide , Exhaust Valve 337 802592 Plug , Spark 63709 Guide , Intake Valve 346 94896 Screw , Sems 883 272228 Gasket , Exhaust 356 497833 Wire , Ground 916 280321 Rack , Gear Control 358 495603 Gasket Set 966 492797 Base , Air eGleanerrerr 363 19069 Flywheel Puller 967 491588 Filter , Air eaaCleanennad 369 263073 Spring 968 495872 Cover , Air uCleleHverardq _ 373 94908 Nut , Hex 969 490073 Screw , Air CCxol 383 89838 Wrench , Spark Plug 971 94902 Screw , He 392 262328 Spring , Fuel Pump Diaphragm 978 02733267 Gasket , 393 225058 Screen 979 4948 Cover , Oi Gx 394 272538 • Diaphragm 982 94658 Screw , He SHeadhaft 414 220982 Washer 987 398970 Seal , Throttle 432 221377 Cap , Spring 994 399541 Spark Arrester 433 93265 Pin , Diaphragm Cover 995 225057 Lever , Bracket Assembly 434 213963 Cover , Diaphragm 1012 490507 Retainer , Link 435 93141 Screw , Diaphragm Cover 1036 499345 Label Kit , Emission 455 225121 Cup , Starter 1095 498529 Gasket Set , Valve Overhaul 456 225257 Retainer Spring 2500 134202 - 1114Replacement Engine 456A 281503 Retainer - - - 495952 Replacement Shortblock 459 281505 Pawl , Starter 467 280715 Knob , Control RPM Settings : Low : 1200 - 1600 , High : 3500 - 524 271485 * Seal , O - Ring 3700 526 94914 Screw , Sems , Tank Bracket Mount . Included in Gasket Set ( 495603 ) 527 223786 Clamp , Breather Tube 528 231550 Tube , Breather • Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit 529 67838 Grommet , Breather Tube ( 495606 ) 535 491435 Filter , Air 536 494279 Cleaner , Air • Included in Valve Overhaul Gasket Set 542 94897 Screw ( 496529 ) 552 231079 Bushing , Governor Crank 562 94907 Bolt , Govemor Lever NOTE : All componentdimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 48
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