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B OWNER'S MANUAL MODEL NO . 271150 13.5 HP 38 INCH LAWN TRACTOR â¢ Assembly â¢ Operation â¢ Maintenance â¢ Service and Adjustments â¢ Troubleshooting â¢ Repair Parts For Parts and Service , contact our authorized distributor : call 1 - 800 - 849 - 1297 ForTechnicalAssistance : call 1 - 800 - 829 - 5886 185514 11,25.02 RD PRINTED IN U . S . A .
Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Assembly / Pre - Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 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 . I . GENERAL OPERATION Keep machine free of grass , leaves or â¢ Read , understand , and follow all instruc - other debris build - up which can touch tions in the manual and on the machine hot exhaust / engine parts and burn . before starting . Do not allow the mower deck to plowause â¢ Only allow responsible adults , who are leaves or other debris which can c familiar with the instructions , to operate build - up to occur . Clean any oil or fuel the machine . spillage before operating or storing the â¢ Clear the area of objects such as rocks , machine . Allow machine to cool before toys , wire , etc . , which could be picked storage . up and thrown by the blade . II . SLOPE OPERATION â¢ Be sure the area is clear of other people Slopes are a major factor related to loss - before mowing . Stop machine if anyone of - control and tipover accidents , which can enters the area . result in severe injury or death . All slopes â¢ Never carry passengers . require extra caution . If you cannot back â¢ Do not mow in reverse unless abso - up the slope or if you feel uneasy on it , do lutely necessary . Always look down and not mow it . behind before and while backing . DO : Â° Be aware of the mower discharge direc - â¢ Mow up and down slopes , not across . tion and do not point it at anyone . Do â¢ Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree not operate the mower without either limbs , etc . the entire grass catcher or the guard in â¢ Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Un - place . even terrain could overturn the machine . â¢ Slow down before turning . Tall grass can hide obstacles . â¢ Never leave a running machine unat - â¢ Use slow speed . Choose a low gear tended . Always turn off blades , set park - so that you will not have to stop or shift ing brake , stop engine , and remove keys while on the slope . before dismounting . â¢ Follow the manufacturer's recommend - â¢ Turn off blades when not mowing . ations for wheel weights or counter - â¢ Stop engine before removing grass weights to improve stability . catcher or unclogging chute . â¢ Use extra care with grass catchers or â¢ Mow only in daylight or good artificial other attachments . These can change light . â¢ Do not operate the machine while under the stability of the machine . â¢ Keep all movement on the slopes slow the influence of alcohol or drugs . and gradual Do not make sudden â¢ Watch for traffic when operating near or changes in speed or direction . crossing roadways . â¢ Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . â¢ Use extra care when loading or un - If tires lose traction , disengage the loading the machine into a trailer or truck . blades and proceed slowly straight down the slope . â¢ Data indicates that operators , age 60 DO NOT : years and above , are involved in a large percentage of dding mower - related in - â¢ Do not turn on slopes unless neces - juries . These operators should evaluate sary , and then , turn slowly and grad - their ability to operate the riding mower ually downhill , if possible . safely enough to protect themselves and others from serious injury . 2
â¢ Do not mow near drop - offs , ditches , - Never remove gas cap or add fuel or embankments . The mower could with the engine running . Allow suddenly turn over if a wheel is over engine to cool before refueling . Do not smoke . the edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge caves in . - Never refuel the machine indoors . - Never store the machine or fuel â¢ Do not mow on wet grass . Reduced container inside where there is traction could cause sliding . â¢ Do not try to stabilize the machine by an open flame , such as a water heater . putting your foot on the ground . â¢ Never run a machine inside a closed â¢ Do not use grass catcher on steep area . slopes . â¢ Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade III . CHILDREN attachment bolts , tight and keep equip - Tragic accidents can occur if the operator ment in good condition . is not alert to the presence of children . â¢ Never tamper with safety devices . Children are often attracted , to the ma - Check their proper operation regularly . chine and the mowing activity . Neveras - â¢ Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or sume that children will remain where you other debris build . up . Clean oil or fuel last saw them . spillage , Allow machine to cool before â¢ Keep children out of the mowing areaher storing . and under the watchful care of anot â¢ Stop and inspect the equipment if you responsible adult . strike an object . Repair , if necessary , â¢ Be alert and turn machine off if children before restarting . enter the area . â¢ Never make adjustments or repairs with â¢ Before and when backing , look behind the engine running . and down for small children . â¢ Grass catcher components are subject â¢ Never carry children . They may tall off to wear , damage , and deterioration . and be seriously injured or interfere with which could expose moving parts or safe machine operation . allow objects to be thrown . Frequently â¢ Never allow children to operate the check components and replace with machine , manufacturer's recommended parts , â¢ Use extra care when approaching blind when necessary . corners , shrubs , trees , or other objects â¢ Mower blades are sharp and can cut . that may obscure vision . Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and use extra caution when servicing them . IV . SERVICE â¢ Check brake operation frequently . Ad - â¢ Use extra care in handling gasoline and just and service as required . other fuels . They are flammable and vapors are explosive . _ anap _ er . ( _ ( _ _ ) â¢ Be sure the area is clear of other people â¢ Be alert and turn machine off if children before mowing . Stop machine if anyone enter the area . â¢ Before and when backing , look behind enters the area . and down for small children . â¢ Never carry passengers or children â¢ Mow up and down slopes ( 15 Â° Max ) , not even with the blades off , across . â¢ Do not mow in reverse unless abso - â¢ Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree lutely necessary . Always look down and limbs , etc . behind before and while backing . â¢ Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Uneven â¢ Never carry children . They may fall off terrain could overturn the machine . Tall and be seriously injured or interfere with grass can hide obstacles . safe machine operation . â¢ Use slow speed , Choose a low gear â¢ Keep children out of the mowing areaher so that you will not have to stop or shift and under the watchful care of anot while on the slope . responsible adult . 3
â¢ Avoidstartingor stoppingon a slope . If _ b WARNING : Tow only the attachments tireslosetraction , disengagethe blades that are recommended by and comply with andproceedslowlystraightdownthe specifications of the manufacturer of your slope . tractor . Use common sense when towing . â¢ If machinestopswhilegoinguphill , Operate only at the lowest possible speed disengageblades , shiftintoreverseand when on a slope . Too heavy of a load , backdownslowly . while on a slope , is dangerous . Tires can â¢ Donotturnon slopesunlessnecessary , lose traction with the ground and cause andthen , turnslowlyandgradually you to lose control of your tractor . downhill , if possible . , _ WARNING : Engine exhaust , some _ I , WARNING : In orderto preventac - of its constituents , and certain vehicle cidentalstartingwhensettingup , trans - components contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause porting , adjustingor makingrepairs , cancer and birth defects or other reproduc - alwaysdisconnectsparkplugwireand tive harm . place wire where it cannot contact spark , _ WARNING : Battery posts , terminals plug . _ I _ WARNING . Do not coast down a hill in and related accessories contain lead and lead compounds , chemicals known to the neutral , you may lose control of the tractor . State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm . Wash hands after handling , 4
PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES Gasoline 1.25 â¢ Read and observe the safety rules . â¢ Follow a regular schedule in main - Capacity and Unleaded and taining , caring for and using your tractor . Type : Regular â¢ Follow the instructions under " Mainte - Oil Type SAE 30 ( above 32 Â° F ) nance " and " Storage " sections of this ( API - SF - SJ ) : SAE 5W - 30 owner's manual . ( below 32 Â° F ) _ ILWARNING : This tractor is equipped Oil Capacity : 3 Pints with an internal combustion engine and Spark Plug : Champion RC12YC should not be used on or near any unim - ( Gap : . 030 " ) proved forest - covered , brush - covered or grass - covered land unless the engine's Ground Speed ( MPH ) : exhaust system is equipped with a spark Forward : 1st 1.1 arrester meeting applicable local or state 2nd 2.2 laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it 3rd 3.4 should be maintained in effective working 4th 4.3 order by the operator . 5th 5.5 In the state of California the above is Reverse : 1.7 required by law ( Section 4442 of the Tire Pressure : Front : 14 PSI California Public Resources Code ) . Other Rear : 12 PSI states may have similar laws . Federal laws apply on federal lands . A spark ar - Charging 3 Amps Battery rester for the muffler is available through System : 5 Amps Headlights your nearest authorized service center / de - Battery : Amp / Hr : 28 partment ( See REPAIR PARTS section of Min . CCA : 230 this manual ) . Case Size : U1R Blade Bolt Torque : 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a new tractor . It has been designed , engineered and manufactured to give you the best possible dependability and performance . Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy , please contact your nearest authodzed service center / department . We have competent , well - trained technicians and the proper tools to service or repair this tractor . Please read and retain this manual . The instructions will enable you to assemble and maintain your tractor properly . Always observe the " SAFETY RULES " . 5
Steering Wheel @ Steeringnsert ( 1 ) Hex nut 1 / 2 - 20 Wheel I ( 1 ) Large Flat Washer @ ( 1 ) Locknut ( 1 ) Hex 8olt 1 / 4 - 28 x 1 - 1 / 4 Steering Extension _ L Steedng Wheel Adapter 1 / 4 - 28 _ teedngBoot Shaft Seat ( 1 ) Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge I _ ( 1 ) Knob Slope Sheet _ rain Tub _ For Future Use Keys 6
Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with the exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely . Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness . Review the video cassette before you begin . TOOLS REQUIRED FOR 7 . Snap steering wheel insert into center ASSEMBLY of steering wheel . 8 . Remove protective materials from trac - A socket wrench set will make assembly tor hood and grill . easier . Standard wrench sizes you need are listed below . IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any staples in skid that may puncture tires ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " wrench ( 1 ) Pliers where tractor is to roll off skid . ( 2 ) 7 / 16 " wrench ( 1 ) Utility knife ( 1 ) Tire pressure gauge , When right or left hand is mentioned in this manual , it means , from your point of view , when you are in the operating posi - tion ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM CARTON UNPACK CARTON 1 . Remove all accessible loose parts and parts boxes from carton . 2 . Cut along dotted lines on all four pan - els of carton . Remove end panels and lay side panels flat . 3 . Check for any additional loose parts or cartons and remove . BEFORE REMOVING TRACTOR FROM SKID ATTACH STEERING WHEEL ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND BOOT 1 . Slide extension shaft onto lower steer - ing shaft . Align mounting holes in ex - tension and lower shafts and install 1 / 4 hex bolt and Iocknut . Tighten securely . IMPORTANT : Tighten bolt and nut se - curely to 10 - 12 ft . Ibs torque . 2 . Place tabs of steering boot over tab slots in dash and push down to secure . INSTALL STEERING WHEEL 3 . Position front wheels of the tractor so they are pointing straight forward . 4 . Remove steering wheel adapter from steering wheel and slide adapter onto steering shaft extension . 5 . Position steering wheel so cross bars are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide inside boot and onto adapter . 6 . Assemble large flat washer , 1 / 2 hex nut and tighten securely . 7
HOWTO SET UP YOUR TRACTOR Seat INSTALL SEAT Adjust seat before tightening adjustment knob . 1 . Remove adjustment knob and flat Terminal washer securing seat to cardboard packing and set aside for assembly of Termin _ seat to tractor . 2 . Pivot seat upward and remove from the cardboard packing . Remove the cardboard packing and discard . 3 . Place seat on seat pan so head of NOTE : You may now roll or drive your shoulder bolt is positioned over large tractor off the skid . Follow the appropriate instruction below to remove the tractor slotted hole in pan . from the skid . 4 . Push down on seat to engage shoulder bolt in slot and pull seat towards rear of TO ROLLTRACTOR OFF SKID ( See tractor . Operation section for location and 5 . Pivot seat and pan forward and as - function of controls ) semble adjustment knob and flat 1 . Press lift lever plunger and raise washer loosely . Do not tighten . attachment lift lever to its highest po - 6 . Lower seat into operating position and sition . sit in seat . 2 . Release parking brake by depressing 7 . Slide seat until a comfortable position clutch / brake pedal . is reached which allows you to press 3 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) clutch / brake pedal all the way down . position . 8 . Get off seat without moving its ad - 4 . Roll tractor forward off skid . justed position . 5 . Remove banding holding deflector 9 , Raise seat and tighten adjustment shield up against tractor . knob securely . TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Shoulder Operation section for location and function of controls ) A ( _ WARNING : Before starting , read , un - Seat 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 . 1 . Be sure all the above assembly steps Flat Washer have been completed . 2 . Check engine oil level and fill fuel tank with gasoline . 3 . Sit on seat in operating position . Adjustmenl Knob depress clutch / brake pedal and set the parking brake , 4 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) CHECK BATTERY position . 1 . Uft seat pan to raised position . NOTE : If this battery is put into service after month and year indicated on label ( label located between terminals ) charge battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 amps . ( See ' BATTERY " in Maintenance section of this manual for charging instruc - tions ) . 8
5 . Press lift lever plunger and raise , / " CHECKLIST attachment lift lever to its highest posi - Before you operate your new tractor , we tion . wish to assure that you receive the best 6 . Start the engine . After engine has performance and satisfaction from this started , move throttle control to idle Quality Product . position . Please review the following checklist : 7 . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full , Z All assembly instructions have been " BRAKE " position and hold . Move completed . gearshift lever to 1st gear . # " No remaining loose parts in carton . 8 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal and , 1 " Battery is properly prepared and slowly drive tractor off skid . charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . 9 . Apply brake to stop tractor , set park - # Seat is adjusted comfortably and tight - ing brake and place gearshift lever in ened securely . neutral position . , / All tires are properly inflated . ( For ship - 10 . Turn ignition key to " STOP " position . Continue with the instructions that follow . ping purposes , the tires were overin - flated at the factory ) . CHECKTIRE PRESSURE J Be sure mower deck is properly leveled The tires on your tractor were overin - side - to - side / front - to - rear for best cutting flated at the factory for shipping purposes . results . ( Tires must be properly inflated Correct tire pressure is important for best for leveling ) . cutting performance . , / Check mower and drive belts . Be sure â¢ Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in they are routed properly around pulleys " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section and inside all belt keepers . of this manual . , I ' Check wiring . See that all connections CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION are still secure and wires are properly OF ALL BELTS clamped . While learning how to use your tractor , pay See the figures that are shown for replac - ing motion and mower blade drive belts extra attention to the following important items : in the Service and Adjustments section â¢ / Engine oil is at proper level . of this manual . Verify that the belts are muted correctly . , / Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , regu - lar unleaded gasoline . CHECK DECK LEVELNESS , / Become familiar with all controls , their For best cutting results , mower hous - location and function . Operate them ing should be properly leveled . See " TO before you start the engine . LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the Service , / Be sure brake system is in safe operat - and Adjustments section of this manual . ing condition . CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM After you learn how to operate your trac - tor , check to see that the brake is properly adjusted . See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . 9
These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product . Learn and understand their meaning . R N H L I ' , , I REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW CHOKE FAST SLOW IGNmON ENGINE OFF UGHTS ON ENGINE ON ENGINE START PARKING BRAKE PARKING BRAKE PARKING BRAKE LOCKED UNLOCKED OVER TEMP FUEL OIL PRESSURE BATTERY REVERSE FORWARD MOWER HEIGHT MOWER LIFT LIGHT @ @ @ @ @ ATTACHMENT ATTACHMENT KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS DANGER , KEEP HANDS CLUTCH ENGAGED CLUTCH DISENGAGED AND FEET AWAY ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) DANGER indicates a hazard which , if not avoided , will result in death or serious injury . WARNING indicates a hazard which , if not avoided , could result in death or serious iniury . FREE WHEEL ( Automate Models only ) CAUTION indicates a hazard which , if not avoided , might result in minor or moderate injury . & CAUTION when usedwithout the alert symbol , indicatesa situationthat could result in damage to the tractor and / or engine . Failure to follow instructions could result in serious injury or HOT SURFACES indicatesa hazardwhich , death . The safety alert symbol if notavoided , could result In death , serious Injury and / or property damage . is used to identify safety inform - ation about hazards which can _ . dr . FIRE indicatesa hazardwhich , if notavoided , result in death , serious injury Jl Â¢ could result in death , serious Injury and / or property damage . and / or property damage . 10
KNOWYOUR TRACTOR READTHIS 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 . Attachment Clutch Lever Ignition Switch " it Switch Position Lever Plunger Throttle / Choke Control " Attachment LiftLever Pedal o Height Adjustment Indicator Brake Lever Gearshift Lever \ Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the Amedcan National Standards Institute . ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER - Used IGNITION SWITCH - Used for starting to engage the mower blades , or other at - and stopping the engine . LIFT LEVER PLUNGER - Used to re - tachments mounted to your tractor . ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER - Used to lease attachment lift lever when changing raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck or its position . LIGHT SWITCH POSITION - Turns the other attachments mounted to your tractor . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL - Used for headlights on and off . PARKING BRAKE LEVER - Locks declutching and braking the tractor and starting the engine . clutch / brake pedal into the brake position . THROTTLE / CHOKE CONTROL - Used GEARSHIFT LEVER - Selects the speed and direction of tractor . for starting and controlling engine speed . 11
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 â¢ Turn ignition key to " STOP " position and remove key . Always remove key when TO SET PARKING BRAKE leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized Your tractor is equipped with an operator use . presence sensing switch . When engine â¢ Never use choke to stop engine . is running , any attempt by the operator IMPORTANT : Leaving the ignition switch to leave the seat without first setting the in any position other than " STOP " will parking brake will shut off the engine . cause the battery to discharge and go 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal all the way dead . down and hold . NOTE : Under certain conditions when 2 . Pull parking brake lever up and tractor is standing idle with the engine release pressure from clutch / brake running , hot engine exhaust gases may pedal . Pedal should remain in brake cause " browning " of grass . To eliminate position . Make sure parking brake will this possibility , always stop engine when hold tractor secure . stopping tractor on grass areas . _ CAUTION : Always stop tractor Attachment Clutch completely , as described above , before Throttle / Choke Lever " Engaged " leaving the operator's position . Control - - _ _ . , , , , \ _ _ % _ . / Position " _ , k _ : _ _ ; . . _ / Ignition Key TO USE THROTTLE CONTROL ' / ' o , sengaged Always operate engine at full throttle . C _ u ! cn / ] , - _ . ' _ ' _ = = = J _ [ ; _ . JPosition BraKe I _ \ \ . - - _ \ " YP â¢ Operating engine at less than full Pedal _ _ ' _ \ \ ; , \ , / A Parking throttle reduces the battery charging " , _ \ , \ _ ' _ / Brake rate . I " " _ , " _ ' _ ' _ _ . - _ " Engaged " â¢ Full throttle offers the best bagging and I _ ' , _ " . . . . _ ; _ Position mower performance , TO MOVE FORWARD AND _ arshifl BACKWARD The direction and speed of movement is / _ _ / _ Lever controlled by the gearshift lever . " Brake " " Disengaged " Position Position 1 . Start tractor with clutch / brake pedal depressed and gearshift lever in neu - STOPPING tral ( N ) position . MOWER BLADES - 2 . Move gearshift lever to desired po - sition . â¢ To stop mower blades , move at - 3 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal to tachment clutch lever to disengaged start movement , position . IMPORTANT : Bring tractor to a complete GROUND DRIVE - stop before shifting or changing gears . â¢ To stop ground drive , depress clutch / Failure to do so will shorten the useful life brake pedal all the way down . of your transaxle . â¢ Move gearshift lever to neutral ( N ) TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT position , The position of the attachment lift lever ENGINE - determines the cutting height . â¢ Move throttle control to slow position . â¢ Grasp lift lever . NOTE : Failure to move throttle control â¢ Press plunger with thumb and move to slow position to allow engine to idle lever to desired position . before stopping may cause engine to The cutting height range is approxi - " backfire " . mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " , The heights are measured from the ground to the blade 12
tip with the engine not running . These control lever to slower position . heights are approximate and may vary â¢ If stopping is absolutely necessary , push depending upon soil conditions , height of clutch / brake pedal quickly to brake posi - grass and types of grass being mowed . tion and engage parking brake . â¢ The average lawn should be cut to ap - â¢ Move gearshift lever to 1st gear . Be proximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the cool sure you have allowed room for tractor season and to over 3 inches during hot to roll slightly as you restart movement . months . For healthier and better looking â¢ To restart movement , slowly release lawns , mow often and after moderate parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . growth . â¢ Make all turns slowly . â¢ For best cutting performance , grass over 6 inches in height should be mowed twice . Make the first cut relatively high ; TO TRANSPORT the second to desired height . â¢ Raise attachment lift to highest position with attachment lift control . TO OPERATE MOWER â¢ When pushing or towing your tractor , Your tractor is equipped with an operator be sure gearshift lever is in neutral ( N ) presence sensing switch . Any attempt position . by the operator to leave the seat with the â¢ Do not push or tow tractor at more than engine running and the attachment clutch five ( 5 ) MPH . engaged will shut off the engine . NOTE : To protect hood from damage 1 . Select desired height of cut . when transporting your tractor on a truck 2 . Start mower blades by engaging at - or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and tachment clutch control . secured to tractor . Use an appropriate TO STOP MOWER BLADES - means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , disengage attachment clutch control . etc . ) . A ( _ CAUTION : Do not operate the mower TOWING CARTS AND OTHER ATTACH - without either the entire grass catcher , MENTS on mowers so equipped , or the deflector shield in place . Tow only the attachments that are recom - mended by and comply with specifications Attachment Clutch Lever of the manufacturer of your tractor . Use " Engaged " Position common sense when towing . Too heavy of a load , while on a slope , is dangerous . Lift Lever Tires can lose traction with the ground and High Position cause you to lose control of your tractor . Position BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL Position The engine in your tractor has been Â¢ shipped , from the factory , already filled with summer weight oil . 1 . Check engine oil with tractor on level ground . 2 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe Shield clean , reinsert the dipstick and screw cap tight , wait for a few seconds , re - TO OPERATE ON HILLS move and read oil level . If necessary , _ I , WARNING : Do not drive up or down add oil until " FULU ' mark on dipstick is reached . Do not overfill . hills with slopes greater than 15 Â° and do not drive across any slope . Use the slope â¢ For cold weather operation you should change oil for easier starting ( See " OIL guide provided at the back of this manual . VISCOSITY CHART " in the Mainte - â¢ Choose the slowest speed before start - nance section of this manual ) . ing up or down hills . â¢ Avoid stopping or changing speed on â¢ To change engine oil , see the Mainte - hills . nance section in this manual . â¢ If slowing is necessary , move throttle 13
ADD GASOLINE TO START ENGINE â¢ Fill fuel tank to bottom of filler neck . Do When starting the engine for the first time not overfill . Use fresh , clean , regular or if the engine has run out of fuel , it will unleaded gasoline with a minimum of take extra cranking time to move fuel from 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline will the tank to the engine . increase carbon and lead oxide deposits 1 . Sit on seat in operating position , and reduce valve life ) . Do not mix oil depress clutch / brake pedal and set with gasoline . Purchase fuel in quan - parking brake . tities that can be used within 30 days to 2 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) _ l _ Aure fuel freshness . position . UTION : Wipe off any spilled oil or 3 . Move attachment clutch to disengaged fuel . Do not store , spill or use gasoline position . near an open flame . 4 . Move throttle control to choke position . IMPORTANT : When operating in temper - NOTE : Before starting , read the warm atures below32 Â° F ( 0 Â° C ) , use fresh , clean and cold starting procedures below . winter grade gasoline to help insure good 5 . Insert key into ignition and turn key cold weather starting . clockwise to start position and release CAUTION : Alcohol blended fuels ( called key as soon as engine starts . Do gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can not run starter continuously for more attract moisture which leads to separa - than fifteen seconds per minute . If the tion and formation of acids during storage . engine does not start after several Acidic gas can damage the fuel system attempts , move throttle control to fast of an engine while in storage . To avoid position , wait a few minutes and try engine problems , the fuel system should again . If engine still does not start , move the throttle control back to the be emptied before storage of 30 days or longer . Drain the gas tank , start the choke position and retry . engine and let it run until the fuel lines WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 Â° F and and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel above ) next season . See Storage Instructions for 6 . When engine starts , move the throttle additional information . Never use engine control to the fast position . or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel â¢ The attachments and ground drive can tank or permanent damage may occur . now be used . If the engine does not accept the load , restart the engine and allow it to warm up for one minute using the choke as described above . COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 Â° 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 mayeral take from several seconds to sev minutes ( the colder the temperature , the longer the warm - up ) . â¢ The attachments can also be used dur - ing the engine warm - up period . NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 feet ) or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) the carburetor fuel mixture may need to be adjusted for best engine performance ( see " TO ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual ) . 14
MOWING TIPS â¢ Tire chains cannot be used when the mower housing is attached to tractor . â¢ Mower should be properly leveled for best mowing performance . See " TOe LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in th Service and Adjustments section of this manual . â¢ The left hand side of mower should be Â¢ used for trimming . J â¢ Drive so that clippings are discharged onto the area that has already been â¢ If grass is extremely tall , it should be cut . Have the cut area to the right of mowed twice to reduce load and pos - the tractor . This will result in a more sible fire hazard from dried clippings . even distribution of clippings and more Make first cut relatively high ; the second uniform cutting . to the desired height . â¢ When mowing large areas , start by â¢ Do not mow grass when it is wet . turning to the right so that clippings will Wet grass will plug mower and leave discharge away from shrubs , fences , undesirable clumps . Allow grass to dry driveways , etc . After one or two before mowing . rounds , mow in the opposite direction â¢ Always operate engine at full throttle making left hand turns until finished . when mowing to assure better mow - ing performance and proper discharge of material . Regulate ground speed by selecting a low enough gear to give the mower cutting performance as well as the quality of cut desired . â¢ When operating attachments , select a ground speed that will suit the terrain and give best performance of the at - tachment being used . 15
RE Check Brake Oporatle n Check Tire Pressure _ Check Operator Presence and T InterlOck Systems I1 # R Check re ( Loose Fasteners I _ II _ II _ A S . . rp _ . mep _ cMeoweBr _ de = _ , _ T LubriCation Chart Id # 0 Check Battery Level R Clean Battery and Terminals _ I _ Check Transaxle Cooling Check V - Belts ll _ Check Engine Oil Level ll _ _ i Change Engine Oil ( with oil filter ) ll _ l . _ i I _ E Change Engine Oil ( without oil filter ) I _ t . = I _ N CleanAirFilter _ : G Clean Air Screen M ullla r ; Spark NI Inspect Arre _ er I _ E Replece C _ I Filter ( If equipped ) _ Cleon Engine CooSng Fins _ Replace Spark Plug _ = ll _ Replace Air Fife _ Paper Cartridge Replace Fuel Filter ! # # I - Change more often when operating Imder a hew . ' y toad or 3 - Replace blades n _ oreolten when n _ ow _ g in sandy soiL m high ambient lemperatures . 4 - Not required if equipped with maintenance - free battery . 5 - T _ jhien tro _ t axle pivot bolt to 35 fl . - _ b $ , maximum . 2 - Service more often whe _ operating to dirty or dl _ ty condltions . Do nol overtighlen . GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS LUBRICATION CHART The warranty on this tractor does not cover items that have been subjected to Zerk Zerk operator abuse or negligence , To receive full value from the warranty , operator must maintain tractor as instructed in this manual . - : _ Front Wheel Bearing Some adjustments will need to be made Beadng Zerk Zerk periodically to properly maintain your tractor . All adjustments in the Service and Adjust - ments section of this manual should be gine checked at least once each season . â¢ Once a year you should replace the spark plug , clean or replace air filter , and check blades and belts for wear . i I A new spark plug and clean air filter assure proper air - fuel mixture and help _ GENERAL PURPOSE GREASE your engine run better and last longer . ' _ REFER TO MAINTENANCE = ENGINE " SECTION BEFORE EACH USE IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the 1 . Check engine oil level , pivot points which have special nylon 2 . Check brake operation . bearings . Viscous lubricants will attractf 3 . Check tire pressure . dust and dirt that will shorten the life o 4 . Check operator presence and the self - lubricating bearings . If you feel interlock systems for proper operation . they must be lubricated , use only a dry , 5 . Check for loose fasteners . powdered graphite type lubricant sparingly . 16
TRACTOR 4 . Reassemble blade bolt , lock washer and flat washer in exact order as Always observe safety rules when per - shown . forming any maintenance . 5 . Tighten blade bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . BRAKE OPERATION Lbs . torque ) . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is grade 8 heat stopping distance at high speed in highest treated . gear , then brake must be adjusted . ( Seeand " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service Trailin Adjustments section of this manual ) . Edge Center - Mandrel TIRES Up Assembly â¢ Maintain proper air pressure in all tires Star ( See " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " Blade Bolt section of this manual ) . ( Grade ) * _ _ Flat _ â¢ Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect * A Grade8 heat treatedbolt can be identifiedby six control chemicals which can harm rub - lineson the bolt head . ber . â¢ Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp TO SHARPEN BLADE objects and other hazards that may NOTE : We do not recommend sharp - cause tire damage . ening blade - but if you do , be sure the NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent blade is balanced . flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant Care should be taken to keep the blade may be purchased from your local parts balanced . An unbalanced blade will cause dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry excessive vibration and eventual damage rot and corrosion . to mower and engine . OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM â¢ The blade can be sharpened with a file Be sure operator presence and interlock or on a grinding wheel . Do not attempt systems are working properly . If your trac - to sharpen while on the mower . tor does not function as described , repair â¢ To check blade balance , you will need a the problem immediately . 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a cone â¢ The engine should not start unless balancer . ( When using a cone balancer , the brake pedal is fully depressed and follow the instructions supplied with attachement clutch control is in the balancer . ) disengaged position . NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing â¢ When the engine is running , any at - blade . The lobes of the center hole may tempt by the operator to leave the seat appear to be centered , but are not . without first setting the parking brake â¢ Slide blade on to an unthreaded portion should shut off the engine . of the steel bolt or pin and hold the â¢ When the engine is running and the bolt or pin parallel with the ground . If attachment clutch is engaged , any at - blade is balanced , it should remain in a tempt by the operator to leave the seat horizontal position . If either end of the should shut off the engine . blade moves downward , sharpen the â¢ The attachment clutch should never op - heavy end until the blade is balanced . erate unless the operator is in the seat . BLADE CARE For best results mower blades must be kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged blades . Center Hole BLADE REMOVAL BATTERY 1 . Raise mower to highest position to al - Your tractor has a battery charging system low access to blades . which is sufficient for normal use . How - 2 . Remove blade bolt , lock washer and ever , periodic charging of the battery with flat washer securing blade . an automotive charger will extend its life , 3 . Install new or resharpened blade â¢ Keep battery and terminals clean . with trailing edge up towards deck as â¢ Keep battery bolts tight . shown . â¢ Keep small vent holes open . IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assembly , â¢ Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . center hole in blade must align with star on mandrel assembly . 17
TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL NOTE : The original equipment battery on your tractor is maintenance free . Do not Determine temperature range expected attempt to open or remove caps or covers . before oil change . All oil must meet API Adding or checking level of electrolyte is service classification SF - SJ . not necessary . â¢ Be sure tractor is on level surface . â¢ Oil will drain more freely when warm . TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS â¢ Catch oil in a suitable container . Corrosion and dirt on the battery and 1 . Remove oil fill capldipstick . Be careful terminals can cause the battery to " leak " not to allow dirt to enter the engine power . when changing oil . 1 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first 2 . Remove yellow cap from end of drain then RED battery cable and remove valve and install the drain tube onto the battery from tractor . fitting . 2 . Rinse the battery with plain water and Oil Drain Valve dry . 3 . Clean terminals and battery cable ends with wire brush until bright . Closed _ . _ and _ / _ 4 . Coat terminals with grease or petro - Locked leum jelly . 5 . Reinstall battery ( See " REPLACING Position _ : BATTERY " in the SERVICE AND AD - ) Drain JUSTMENTS section of this manual ) . Yellow Cap - - - - - _ - Tube TRANSAXLE COOLING Keep transaxle free from build - up of dirt 3 . Unlock drain valve by pushing inward and chaff which can restrict cooling . slightly and turning counterclockwise . V - BELTS 4 . To open , pull out on the drain valve . Check V - belts for deterioration and wear 5 . After oil has drained completely , close after 100 hours of operation and replace and lock the drain valve by pushing if necessary . The belts are not adjustable . inward and turning clockwise until the Replace belts if they begin to slip from pin is in the locked position as shown . wear . 6 . Remove the drain tube and replace the cap onto the end of the drain valve . ENGINE 7 . Refill engine with oil through oil fill dip - LUBRICATION stick tube . Pour slowly . Do not overfill . Only use high quality detergent oil rated For approximate capacity see " PROD - with API service classification SF - SJ . Se - UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this | ect the oil's SAE viscosity grade accord - manual . ing to your expected operating tempera - 8 . Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for ture . checking level . For accurate reading , tighten dipstick cap securely onto the tube before removing dipstick . Keep oil at " FULL " line on dipstick . Tighten cap onto the tube securely when finished . CLEAN AIR SCREEN NOTE : Although multi - viscosity oils Air screen must be kept free of dirt and ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) improve starting in chaff to prevent engine damage from cold weather , these multi - viscosity oils will overheating . Clean with a wire brush or result in increased oil consumption when compressed air to remove dirt and stub - used above 32 Â° 1 - . Check your engine oil born dried gum fibers . level more frequently to avoid possible engine damage from running low on oil . AIR FILTER Change the oil after every 25 hours of op - Your engine will not run properly using a eration or at least once a year if the tractor dirty air filter . Replace pre - cleaner after is not used for25 hours in one year . every 25 hours of operation or every Check the crankcase oil level before start - season . Service paper cartridge every ing the engine and after each eight ( 8 ) 100 hours of operation or every season , hours of operation , Tighten oil till cap / whichever occurs first . dipstick securely each time you check the Service air cleaner more often under oil level . dusty conditions . 18
Blower I 1 . Pulluponair filtercoverhandleand rotatetowardsengine . Screws 2 . Removecover . 3 . Carefullyremoveair filtercartridgeand Dipstick Tube Air ; pre - cleanerfrombase . Assembly 4 . Cleanbasecarefullyto preventdebris fromfallingintocarburetor . NOTE : Ifvery dirtyordamaged , replace Engine cartridge . Cooling 5 . Placenewpre - cleanerandcartridge MUFFLER firmlyinbase . 6 . Aligntabson coverwithslotsinblower Inspect and replace corroded muffler and housingand replacecover . spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could cre - 7 . Hookhandleoncoverandpushdown ate a fire hazard and / or damage . onhandleto close . SPARK PLUG ( S ) IMPORTANT : Petroleumselvents , suchan - Replace spark plug ( s ) at the beginning as kerosene , arenotto beusedto clerio of each mowing season or after every the cartridge . Theymaycausedete 100 hours of operation , whichever occurs rationof the cartridge . Donotoil car - first . Spark plug type and gap setting are tridge . Donotusepressurizedair to clean shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " cartridge . section of this manual . IN - LINE FUEL FILTER The fue _ filter should be replaced once each season . If fuel filter becomes Handle clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbu - retor , replacement is required . 1 . With engine cool , remove filter and plug fuel line sections . 2 . Place new fuel filter in position in fuel line with arrow pointing towards carbu - retor . 3 . Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and clamps are properly positioned . 4 . Immediately wipe up any spilled gaso - cover line . Pre - cleaner _ _ / Cartridge CLEANING â¢ Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . of all foreign matter . â¢ Keep finished surfaces and wheels free of all gasoline , oil , etc , ENGINE COOLING FINS â¢ Protect painted surfaces with auto - Remove any dust , dirt or oil from engine motive type wax , cooling fins to prevent engine damage We do not recommend using a garden from overheating . hose o [ pressure washer to clean your 1 . Remove screws from blower housing tractor unless the engine and transmis - and lift housing and dipstick tube as - sion are covered to keep water out . Water sembly off engine . in engine or transmission will shorten the 2 . Cover oil fill opening to prevent entry of useful life of your tractor . Use compressed dirt . air or a leaf blower to remove grass , 3 . Use compressed air or stiff bristle leaves and trash from tractor and mower . brush to thoroughly clean engine cool - ing fins . 4 . To reassemble , reverse above pro - cedure . 19
ANY SER - INJURY , _ WARNING : TO AVOID SERIOUS BEFORE PERFORMING VICE OR ADJUSTMENTS : 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal fully and set parking brake . 2 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . 3 . Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . 4 . Turn ignition key to " STOP " and remove key . 5 . Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped . 6 , Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . TRACTOR IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than 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 , 1 . Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - TO INSTALL MOWER GAGED " position . 2 . Move attachment lift lever forward to 1 . Raise attachment lift lever to its highest position . lower mower to its lowest position . 2 . Slide mower under tractor with deflec - 3 . Roll belt off engine pulley . tor shield to right side of tractor . 4 . Remove small retainer spring , and 3 . Lower lift lever to its lowest position . remove clutch spring off pulley bolt . 4 . Connect front links to mower deck and 5 . Remove large retainer spring , slide secure with retainer springs . collar off and push housing guide out of bracket . 5 . Connect suspension arms to rear deck brackets and secure with retainer 6 . Disconnect anti - sway bar from chassis springs . bracket by removing retainer spring . 6 . Connect anti - sway bar to chassis 7 . Disconnect suspension arms from rear bracket and secure with retainer spring . deck brackets by removing retainer 7 . Push clutch cable housing guide into springs . bracket , slide collar onto guide and 8 . Disconnect front links from deck by secure with large retainer spring . removing retainer springs . 8 . Place flat washer and clutch spring on 9 . Raise lift lever to raise suspension arms . Slide mower out from under trac - idler pulley bolt and secure with small tor . retainer spring . 9 . Install belt onto engine pulley . Flat Washer Clutch Spring i Small Clutch Retainer \ Front Link : _ etainer Springs Anti - Sway - Bar ( Both Sides ) Guide Large Retainer Spring Bracket 20
TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING â¢ If links are not equal in length , adjust one link to same length as other link . Adjust the mower while tractor is parked â¢ To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " on level ground or driveway . Make sure on both front links an equal number of tires are properly inflated ( See " PROD - turns . UCT SPECiFiCATIONS " section of this â¢ When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " manual ) . If tires are over or underinflated , lower at front than rear , tighten nuts " F ' you will not properly adjust your mower . against trunnion on both front links , SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT â¢ To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " â¢ Raise mower to its highest position . from trunnion on both front links . Tighten â¢ At the midpoint of both sides of mower , nut " E " on both front links an equal num - measure height from bottom edge of ber of turns . The two front _ inks must mower to ground . Distance " A " on both remain equal in length . sides of mower should be the same or â¢ When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower within 1 / 4 " of each other . at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against â¢ if adjustment is necessary , make adjust - trunnion on both front links . ment on one side of mower only . â¢ Recheck side - to - side adjustment . â¢ To raise one side of mower , tighten lift link adjustment nut on that side . Â° To lower one side of mower , loosen lift link adjustment nut on that side . NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . â¢ Recheck measurements after adjusting . " D " : Bottom edge of Bottom edge of Both Front Unks Should be Equal in Length Arm Trunnion _ FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to side . It the following front - to - back adiust - merit is necessary , be sure to adjust both Front Unks front links equally so mower will stay level side - to - side . TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE To obtain the best cutting results , the BELT mower housing should be adjusted so The mower blade drive belt may be re - that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " placed without tools . Park the tractor on lower than the rear when the mower is in level surface . Engage parking brake . its highest position . BELT REMOVAL - Check adjustment on right side of trac - tor . Measure distance " D " directly in front 1 . Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - and behind the mandrel at bottom edge of GAGED " position , mower housing as shown . 2 . Move attachment lift lever forward to â¢ Before making any necessary adjust - lower mower to its lowest position . ments , check that both front links are equal in length . 21
. 3 . Roll belt off engine pulley . If distance is other than 1 - 1 / 2 " . loosen 4 . Disconnect R , H . suspension arm from jam nut and turn nut " A " until distance rear de _ bracket by removing retainer becomes 1 - 1 / 2 " . Retightenjam nut spring . against nut " A " . 4 , 5 , Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and Road test tractor for proper stopping idler pulleys . distance as stated above . Readjust 6 . Pull belt away from mower . if necessary . If stopping distance is BELT INSTALLATION - still greater than five ( 5 ) feet in highest 1 . Work new belt around both mandrel gear . further maintenance is nec - pulleys and idler pulleys . essary . Replace brake pads or contact 2 . Install new belt into engine pulley a or other qualified service center / department , grove . 3 . Reconnect R . H . suspension arm and With parking brake " Engaged " secure with retainer spring . 4 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves and inside all belt guides . NIt " A " R , H . Suspension Arm Mandrel Pulley dler Pulleys Sprint TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . For assistance , there is a belt installation guide decal on bottom side Mandrel of left footrest . Pulley BELT REMOVAL - 1 . Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE TO CHECK AND ADJUST BRAKE MOWER " in this section of manual ) , Your tractor is equipped with an adjustable NOTE : Observe entire motion drive belt brake system which is mounted on the and position of all belt guides and keepers . right side of the transaxle . 2 . Remove belt from stationary idler and If tractor requires more than five ( 5 ) feet to clutching idler . stop at highest speed in highest gear on a 3 , Remove belt downward from around level , dry concrete or paved surface , then engine pulley . brake must be checked and adjusted . 4 . Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . TO CHECK BRAKE Remove belt upwards from transaxle pulley by deflecting belt keepers , 1 . Park tractor on a level , dry concrete or 5 . Remove belt from center span keeper paved surface , depress clutch / brake and pull belt away from tractor . pedal all the way down and engage parking brake , BELT INSTALLATION - 2 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) 1 . Carefully work new belt down between position . transaxle belt keepers and onto the The rear wheels must lock and skid when input pulley . you try to manually push the tractor for - 2 . Slide belt into the center span keeper . ward . If the rear wheels rotate , the brake 3 . Pull belt toward front of tractor and roll needs to be adjusted or the pads need to around the top groove of engine pulley . be replaced . 4 . Install belt through stationary idler and TO ADJUST BRAKE clutching idler . 5 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal all the way and inside all belt guides and keepers . down and engage parking brake . 6 . Install mower ( See " TO INSTALL 2 . Measure distance between brake oper - MOWER " in this section of manual ) . ating arm and nut " A " on brake rod . 22
TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK Engine _ _ _ BATTERY Pulley _ IWARNING : Lead - acid batteries gen - Clutching - - - - - - - - - - " erate explosive gases . Keep sparks , flame Idler and smoking materials away from bat - Stationary j teries . Always wear eye protection when around batteries . Center Span _ If your battery is too weak to start the Keeper Transaxle - - engine , it should be recharged . ( See " BAT - TERY " in the MAINTENANCE section of this manual ) . Pulley I If " jumper cables " are used for emergency starting , follow this procedure : IMPORTANT : Your tractor is equipped TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGN - with a 12 volt system . The other vehicle MENT s 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 - ing wheel and reassemble with crossbars 1 . Connect one end of the RED cable horizontal . Tighten securely . to the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each battery ( A - B ) , taking care not to short FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER against tractor chassis . The front wheel toe - in and camber are not 2 . Connect one end of the BLACK cable adjustable on your tractor . If damage has to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal ( C ) of occurred to affect the front wheel toe - in or fully charged battery . camber , contact your nearest authorized 3 . Connect the other end of the BLACK service center / department . cable ( D ) to good chassis ground , TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS away from fuel tank and battery . 1 . Block up axle securely . TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE 2 . Remove axle cover , retaining ring and ORDER - washers to allow wheel removal ( rear 1 . BLACK cable first from chassis and wheels have a square key - Do not then from the fully charged battery . lose ) . 2 . RED cable last from both batteries . 3 . Repair tire and reassemble . NOTE : On rear wheels only : align grooves in rear wheel hub and axle . Insert square key . 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 , tire sealant may be purchased from your local parts dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry Weak or Dead Fully Charged rot and corrosion . Battery Battery REPLACING BATTERY Washers e _ rWARNING : De not short battery nals by allowing a wrench or any Ring I \ llt Ill other object to contact both terminals at Axle . \ . L - ? _ _ I J _ _ " _ I II the same time . Before connecting battery , remove metal bracelets , wristwatch bands , rings , etc . Positive terminal must be connected Square Key - - - - - - first to prevent sparking from accidental ( Rear Wheel Only ) grounding , 23
1 . Lift seat pan to raised position . 2 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first then RED battery cable and carefully Hood / ) _ _ HeadlightWire remove battery from tractor . 3 . Install new battery with terminals in L same position as old battery . 4 . First connect RED battery cable to _ _ = _ nnector positive ( + ) terminal with hex bolt and keps nut as shown . Tighten securely . Slide terminal cover over terminal 5 . Connect BLACK grounding cable to ENGINE negative ( - ) terminal with remaining TO ADJUSTTHROTTLE CONTROL hex bolt and keps nut . Tighten securely . CABLE The throttle control has been preset at the factory and adjustment should not be nec . essary . Check adjustment as described below before loosening cable . If adjust - ment is necessary , proceed as fol _ ows : 1 . With engine not running , move throttle control lever from slow to choke posi - tion . Slowly move lever from choke to fast position . Terminal Cover Keps Nut 2 . Check that holes " A " in governor con - ' : , _ . Hex trol lever and hole in governor plate line - up . If holes " A " are not aligned , _ Bolt loosen c _ amp screw and move throttle Positive " _ II _ cable until holes are aligned . Tighten ( Red . ) . . . . . . . . . . . . clamp screw securely . Cable Negative GovernorLever ( Black ) Cable Control Governo TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB Plate 1 . Raise hood . 2 . Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the backside of the grill . 3 . Replace bulb in holder and push bulb holder securely back into the hole in the backside of the grill . Clamp Screw Cable 4 . Close hood . INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS TO ADJUST CARBURETOR Loose or damaged wiring may cause The carburetor has been preset at the your tractor to run poody , stop running , or factory and adjustment should not be nec - prevent it from starting . essary . However , minor adjustment may â¢ Check wiring . See electrical wiring be required to compensate for differences diagram in the Repair Parts section . in fuel , temperature , altitude or load . If TO REPLACE FUSE the carburetor does need adjustment , see Replace with 20 amp automotive - type engine manual . plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do behind the dash . not adjust - damage may result . IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL AS - engine governor , which is factory set SEMBLY for proper engine speed . Overspeeding 1 . Raise hood . the engine above the factory high speed 2 . Unsnap headlight wire connector . setting can be dangerous . If you think 3 . Stand in front of tractor . Grasp hood at the engine - governed high speed needs sides , tilt toward engine and lift off of adjusting , contact an authorized service tractor . center / department , which has proper 4 . When replacing hood , be sure to re - equipment and experience to make any connect the headlight wire connector . necessary adjustments . 24
Immediately prepare your tractor for stor - acids during storage . Acidic gas can dam - age at the end of the season or if the trac - age the fuel system of an engine while in storage . tor will not be used for 30 days or more . 1 . Drain the fuel tank . _ li WARNING : Never store the tractor 2 . Start the engine and let it run until the with gasoline in the tank inside a building fuel lines and carburetor are empty . where fumes may reach an open flame â¢ Never use engine or carburetor cleaner or spark . Allow the engine to cool before products in the fuel tank or permanent storing in any enclosure . damage may occur . TRACTOR â¢ Use fresh fuel next season . Remove mower from tractor for winter NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable alternative in minimizing the formation of storage . When mower is to be stored for a fuel gum deposits during storage . Add period of time , clean it thoroughly , remove stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or stor - all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . Store in a age container . Always follow the mix ratio clean , dry area . found on stabilizer container . Run engine 1 . Clean entire tractor ( See " CLEANING " at least 10 minutes after adding stabilizer in the Maintenance section of this to allow the stabilizer to reach the car - manual ) . buretor . Do not drain the gas tank and 2 . Inspect and replace belts , if necessary carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . ( See belt replacement instructions in ENGINE OIL the Service and Adjustments section of this manual ) . Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace 3 . Lubricate as shown in the Maintenance with clean engine oil . ( See " ENGINE " in section of this manual . the Maintenance section of this manual ) . 4 . Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws CYLINDER ( S ) are securely fastened . Inspect moving 1 . Remove spark plug ( s ) . parts for damage , breakage and wear . 2 . Pour one ounce of oil through spark Replace if necessary , plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) . 5 . Touch up all rusted or chipped paint 3 . Turn ignition key to start position for a surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . few seconds to distribute oil . 4 . Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . BATTERY OTHER â¢ Fully charge the battery for storage . â¢ After a period of time in storage , battery â¢ Do not store gasoline from one season may require recharging . to another , â¢ To help prevent corrosion and power â¢ Replace your gasoline can if your can leakage during long periods of storage , starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt in your battery cables should be disconnected gasoline will cause problems . and battery cleaned thoroughly ( see " TO â¢ If possible , store your tractor indoors CLEAN BAI - FERY AND TERMINALS " in and cover it to give protection from dust the Maintenance section of this manual ) . and dirt . â¢ After cleaning , leave cables discon - â¢ Cover your tractor with a suitable pro - nected and place cables where they tective cover that does not retain mois - cannot come in contact with battery ture . Do not use plastic . Plastic cannot terminals . breathe which allows condensation to â¢ If battery is removed from tractor for form and will cause your tractor to rust . storage , do not store battery directly on IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while concrete or damp surfaces . engine and exhaust areas are still warm . ENGINE FUEL SYSTEM 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 blended fuels ( called gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture which leads to separation and formation of 25
TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Will not start 1 . Out of fuel . 1 . Fill fuel tank , 2 . Engine not " CHOKED " 2 See " TO START ENGINE " in Operation section . ! 3 . properly . 3 . Wait several minutes Engine flooded . before attempting to start . 4 . Bad spark plug . 4 . Replace spark plug . 5 . Dirty air filter . 5 . Clean / replace air filter . 6 . Dirty fuel filter . 6 . Replace fuel filter . 7 Water in fuel . 7 . Drain fuel tank and carburetor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 8 . Loose or damaged wiring . 8 . Check all wiring . 9 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 9 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . 10 . Engine valves out of 10 . Contact a qualified adjustment . service center / department , Hard to start 1 . Dirty air filter . 1 . Clean / replace air filter . 2 . Bad spark plug . 2 . Replace spark plug . 3 . Weak or dead battery , 3 , Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Dirty fuel filter . 4 . Replace fuel filter . 5 , Drain fuel tank and refill 5 . Stale or dirty fuel . with fresh gasoline . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all wiring . 7 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 7 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . 8 . Engine valves out of 8 . Contact a qualified adjustment , service center / department . Engine will not 1 . Clutch / brake pedal not 1 . Depress clutch / brake turn over depressed . pedal . 2 . Attachment clutch is 2 . Disengage attachment clutch , engaged . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 . Recharge or replace battery . . 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 , . Faulty solenoid or starter . 8 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . . Faulty operator presence 9 . Contact a qualified switch ( es ) . service center / department . Engine clicks but . 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 . 26
TROUBLESHOOTING CHART CAUSE PROBLEM CORRECTION LOSS of power 1 . Cutting too much grass / too 1 . Set in " Higher Cut " position / fast . reduce speed . 2 . Throttle in " CHOKE " 2 . Adjust throttle control . position . Clean underside of mower 3 . Build - up of grass , leaves 3 . and trash under mower . housing . 4 . Dirty air filter . 4 . Clean / replace air filter , 5 . Low oil level / dirty oil . 5 . Check oil level / change oi ! . 6 . Faulty spark plug . 6 , Clean and regap or change spark plug . 7 . Dirty fuel filter . 7 . Replace fuel filter . Drain fuel tank and refill with 8 . Stale or dirty fuel . 8 . fresh gasoline . 9 . Water in fuel . 9 . Drain fuel tank and carbure tor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 10 . Spark plug wire loose . 10 . Connect and tighten spark plug wire , 11 . Dirty engine air screen / fins . 11 . Clean engine air screen / fins . 12 . Dirty / clogged muffler . 12 . Clean / replace muffler . 13 . Loose or damaged wiring . 13 . Check all wiring . 14 . Carburetor out of 14 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " adjustment . in Service and Adjustments section . 15 . Engine valves out of 15 . Contact a qualified adjustment . service center / department . Excessive 1 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . vibration Tighten blade bolt , 2 . Bent blade mandrel . 2 . Contact a qualified service center / department . 3 . Loose / damaged part ( s ) . 3 . Tighten loose part ( s ) . Replace damaged parts . Engine continues . 1 . Faulty operator - safety Check wiring , switches and torun presence control system . connections . If not when operatorwith contact a qualified leaves seat service center / department . with attachment 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 qualified service center / department , 5 . Clogged mower deck vent 5 . Clean around mandrels to holes from buildup of open vent holes . grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . 27
TROUBLESHOOTING CHART PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Mower blades will 1 . Obstruction in clutch 1 . Remove obstruction . not rotate mechanism . 2 . Worn / damaged mower 2 . Replace mower drive belt . drive belt . 3 . Frozen idler pulley . 3 . Replace idler pulley . 4 . Frozen blade mandrel . 4 . Contact a qualified service center / department . Poor grass 1 . Place throttle control in 1 . Engine speed too slow . discharge " FAST " position . 2 . Travel speed too fast . 2 . Shift to slower speed . 3 . Wet grass . 3 . Allow grass to dry before mowing . 4 . Mower deck not level . 4 . Level mower deck . 5 . Low / uneven tire air 5 . Check tires for proper air pressure . pressure . 6 â¢ Worn , bent or loose blade . 6 . Replace / sharpen blade . Tighten blade bolt . 7 . Buildup of grass , leaves 7 . Clean underside of mower 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 . Clogged mower deck vent 11 . Clean around mandrels to holes from buildup of grass . open vent holes â¢ leaves , and trash around mandrels . Switch is " OFF " . Headlight ( s ) not 1 . 1 â¢ Turn switch " ON " . working 2 . Bulb ( s ) or lamp ( s ) burned ou â¢ 2 . Replace bulb ( s ) or lamp ( s ) . ( if so equipped ) 3 . Faulty light switch . 3 . Check / replace light switch . 4 . Loose or damaged wiring . 4 . Check wiring and connec - tions . 5 . Blown fuse . 5 . Replace fuse . Battery will not 1 . Bad battery cell ( s ) . 1 . Replace battery . charge 2 . Poor cable connections . 2 . Check / clean all connec - tions . 3 . Faulty regulator 3 . Replace regulator . ( if so equipped ) â¢ 4 , Faulty alternator . 4 . Replace alternator . 1 . Engine " backfires " o Move throttle control to Engine throttle control not when turning set at " SLOW " position " SLOW " position and allow engine " OFF " for 30 seconds before to idle for 30 seconds before stopping engine . stopping engine . 28
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 271150 SCHEMATIC BATTERY p AMMETER FUSE i " _ " " _ " i STARTE R r . . . . . . . i i i . . . . . . J " _ ' Â© ' O - _ - - SOLENOID i : i , , - - L _ J CLUTCH / BRAKE _ ) G AI ( ( PEOALUP } IGNITIONH . . . . . . SEAT SWITCH SWITC WH ? f E I i . . . . . . . . ] ' o / 7 F G O DING ( OPTIONAL } _ SPARK - - - _ _ x ; K t _ , GUNN , TI , TON _ PGLAUPG _ I FUELI J ( 2 PLUGSON e _ , . _ " : LINE = = T _ NINOYL ENGINES } i _ CH / _ IG S _ tS I _ _ ' TPL ' _ 2 _ _ AC M _ _ 3 = 600 p _ M FUEL SHUT - OFF SOLENOID _ I I ( IF SO EQUIPPED , _ . _ n . _ . _ S ' _ ' _ O _ t _ . _ T DIODE , ALTERNATOR , No'rE YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH A SPECIAL ALTERNATOR SYSTEM . THE LIGHTS ARE NOT CONNECTED TO THE _ ' _ I - rERY . BUT HAVE CTHEIRE . HEADLIGHTS OWN ELECTRICAL SOUR BECAUSE OF THIS , THELIGHTS BRIGHTNESS OF THE WILL CHANGE WITH ENGINE SPEED . AT IDLE THE UGHTSIS NON - REMOVABLE WILL DIM , AS THE ENGINE CONNECTIONS SPEEDED UP . THE LIGHTSIGHTEST , WILL BECOME THEIR BR IGNmON SWITCH - - O - - - REMOVABLE CONNECTIONS WIRING INSULATED CLIPS NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR SERVICING OF UNIT , THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED TO PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING . 29
TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 271150 ELECTRICAL i I I I I I I t I I i I I 41 I l J II I I 16 / / / / / \ \ \ ( I I I I I I 4 U I i i . 27 I I I I 3O
TRACTOR - MODEL NUMBER 27i 150 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 163465 BatteryHex 2 74760412 Bolt , Head 1 / 4 - 20 unc x 3 / 4 8 176689 Box Battery Fender 16 176138 Switch , Interlock 21 175685 Harness , Light Socket ( Includes 4152J ) 22 4152J Bulb , Light 24 47993 Cable , Battery , 6 Gauge , Red , 11 " 25 146147 Cable , Battery , 6 Gauge , Red , W / 16 Wire 26 175158 Fuse 27 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC 28 4207J Cable , Ground , 6 Gauge , Black , 12 = 29 121305X Switch , Plunger 30 175566 Switch , Ignition 33 140401 Key , Ignition 40 179720 Harness , Ignition , 41 71110468 Bolt , Hex Head Fin . 1 / 4.20x112 42 131563 Cover , Terminal , Red 43 178861 Solenoid 48 140844 Adaptor Ammeter Rectangular 52 141940 ProtectionWire Loop 90 180449 Cover Terminal Battery NOTE : All component dimensionsgiven it , U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 31
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 271150 CHASSISAND ENCLOSURES 212 3O 12 28 53 208 54 26 I0 35 26 38 O5 32
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 271150 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 174620 Chassis 2 176554 Drawbar 3 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 5 155272 Bumper Hood ! DashLT 6 174643X014 Saddle Slkscr Fit 8 155138 Clip Retainer Slide - On 168347X011 Dash 9lO 72140608 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16onc X 1 1 ' 1 174996 Panel Dash LH 12 145660 Clip Tinnerman Grille P / L 172105X010 Panel Slkscr Dash RH 13 15 74180512 Screw Mach TRH [ 3 5 / 16 - 16 uric x 3 / 4 16 73510500 Nut Keps 5 / 16 - 18 Unc 17 159639X417 Hood Asm 18 184921 Bumper Hood3 / 24 74780616 Bolt Fin Hex 8 - 16 unc x 1 Gr , 5 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 X 13 / 16 x 12 Ga 25 Nut Hex LockW / Ins . 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 26 73680600 Grille / Lens Asm 28 179777 29 150209X599 Lens Headlight Bar Clear 30 169465X417 Fender 31 136619 BracketFender Rep1109873x 33 179716X417 Footrest Pnt Lh 34 179717X4t7 Footrest Pnt Rh 35 72110606 Bolt Rdhd Sht Sqnk 3 / 6 - 16 x 3 / 4 37 17490508 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 16 x 112 175710 Bracket Asm Pivot Mower Rear 38 Nut Lock Hex w / Ins 1 / 4 - 20 51 73800400 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Ga . 52 19091416 53 144697 Bracket , Grille LH 54 161464 Screw 55 144898 Bracket . Grille RH 57 74780412 Bolt Hex 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 145 156524 Rod Pivot Chassis / Hood 2O5 17490608 Screw Thdrol 3 / 6 - 16 x 1 / 2 2O6 170165 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 2O8 17670608 Screw thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 Screw Hex Wsh Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 209 17000612 212 156494 Insert Lens Reflective 5479J Plug Button BIk 359 Dia Choke NOTE : Allcompone _ dimensions givenin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4mm 33
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 271150 GROUND DRIVE 15 26 27 34
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 271150 GROUND DRIVE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 . . . . . . Tmnsaxle Dana D4360 - 139 46 154407 BellcrankAsm , Clutch ( Order parts from transaxle 49 123205X Retainer Belt Style Spring Bolt 3 / 6 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 Gr . 5 Manufacturer ) 50 72110612 2 146682 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC Spring Return Brake T / a Zinc 51 73680600 3 123666X Nut Crown Lock 5 / 16 - 16 PulleyTransaxle 18 / 20 " tires 52 73680500 4 12000028 Link Clutch 7 66 Ring Retainer # 5100 - 62 53 105710X 5 121520X Strap Torque 30 Degrees 55 105709X Spring Return Clutch 6 75 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 56 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x I - 1 / 4 6 17000512 7 162240 BracketSaddle'Shift T / a 57 160855 V - Belt Gd Drive 9530 8 131679 Rod Shf Sdl LY / YT Str BIk 59 169691 Keeper Belt Centerspan Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 1 Cad 61 17120614 10 75020416 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x . 875 11 105701X Washer Plate 388 Sq Hole 62 8883R Cover Pedal BIk Round 12 19151216 Washer 15 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16ga 63 175410 Pulley En9 CI Cable 13 74550412 Bolt 114 - 28unfGr8 W / Patch 64 71170764 Bolt Hex 7 / 16 - 20 x 4 Gr 6 14 16040400 Washer Lock Hvy Helical 1 / 4 65 10040700 Washer Lock HIClSpr 7 / 16 15 74490544 Bolt Hex Rghd 5 / 16 - 18 x Gr . 5 66 154778 Keeper Belt Engine rFPive Nut 5 / 16 - 18 70 134683 Guide Belt Mower D RH 16 73800500 BottFin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 Gr . 5 74 109502X 18 74780616 Spacer Axle 19 73800600 Nut Lock Hex W / Ins . 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 75 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x16 Ga 21 106933X Knob Rd 1 / 2 - 13 PlstcThds 76 12000001 E - ring # 5133 - 75 22 130804 Rod Brake BIk Zinc 26 840 77 123583X Key Square 2 0 x 1845 / 1865 24 73350600 Nut Hex Jam 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 78 121748 ) ( Washer 25 / 32 xl - 5 / 6 x 16 Ga 25 106888X Spdng Rod Brake 2 00 Zinc 79 2228M Key Woodruff # 9 3 / 16 x 3 / 4 26 19131316 Washer 13132x 13 / 16 x 16 Ca . 96 4497H Retainer Spring 1 27 76020412 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 3 / 4 Cad 112 19091210 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 10 Ga 28 175765 Rod Brake Parking LUYt 113 127285X StrapTorque LH LT 29 71673 Bolt 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 Cap Brake Parking 116 72140608 30 174973 Bracket MtgTransaxle 120 73900600 Nut Lock Fig 3 / 8 - 16 Bolt Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18unc x 3 / 4 150 175456 32 74760512 Spacer Retainer 34 175578 Shaft Asm Pedal Foot Nibbed 151 19133210 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 x 10 Ca . 35 120183X Bearing Nylon BIk629 Id 170 178394 Keeper BeltTransaxle Gear 36 19211616 Waaher21 / 32xlx16Ga 202 72110614 Bolt Carr . Sh 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4 Gr . 5 37 1572H Pin Roll3 / 16 x 1 " 212 145212 Nut Hex Flange Lock 38 179114 Pulley Composite Flat 39 74760648 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 3 Gr , 5 41 175556 Keeper Belt Idler NOTE : All component dimensionsgiven in U . S . 47 127783 Pulley IdlerV Groove Plastic inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 35
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 271150 STEERING - ti . , , . 35 37 _ 37 I 29 _ J i \ \ $ - - . . . . _ 36
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 271150 STEERING KEY PART NO . NO , DESCRIPTION 1 140044 ) ( 428 Steedng Wheel 2 175131 Axle Assembly 3 169840 Spindle Assembly , L . H . 4 169839 Spindle Assembly , R . H . 5 6266H Bearing , Race , Thrust , Hardened 6 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 7 , 19272016 Washer 27 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gouge 8 12000029 Ring , Klip 9 3366R Bearing , Steedng Column lO 175121 Draglinkr , 11 t 0040600 Washe Lock 12 73940800 Nut Hex Jam Toplock 1 / 2 - 20 13 136518 Spacer Beadng Axle Front 15 145212 Hexflange Lock 17 160641 Shaft Assembly , Steering 26 126847X Bushing , Link , Drag 28 19131416 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 29 17060612 Screw , 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 30 76020412 Pin 32 130465 Rod , Tie 36 155099 Bushing , Steering 37 152927 Screw 38 140045X428 Cap , Steering 8Wheel 39 19183812 Washer 9 / 16 x 2 - 3 / 4O 7610H Gdpco Nut 41 100711L Adaptor , Steering Wheel 42 145054X428 Boot , Steering 43 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 44 160640 Shaft Extension Steering 46 121232X Cap , Spindle 47 183226 Fitting , Grease 51 73540400 Nut 1 / 4 - 28 54 71130420 Bolt Hex 1 / 4 - 28 x 1 - 1 / 4 63 74760616 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 65 160367 Spacer Brace Axle 67 72140618 Bolt , Rdhd Sq 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 2 - 1 / 4 68 169827 Axle , Brace 71 175146 Steedng Asm 82 169835 Bracket Susp Chassis Front 133835 Fastener ChristmasTree 85 88 175118 Shoulder Bolt 91 175553 Clip Steering NOTE : All componentdimensions givenin U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 37
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 271150 ENGINE 2 72 81 13 4 14 33 31 40 33 29 23 \ OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester 38
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 271150 ENGINE KEY PART NO , NO . DESCRIPTION 1 170551 Control Th / ch 2 17720408 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 3 Engine Briggs Model 28R707 - 1147 - E1 ( Order parts from Engine Manufacturer ) 4 137348 Muffler 13 165291 Gasket Eng 1 313 Id Tin Plated 14 148456 Tube Drain Oil Easy 16 11050600 Washer Lock Ext Tooth 3 / 8 23 169837 Shield Browning 29 137180 Kit Spark Arrestor ( Flat Sern ) 31 184900 Tank Fuel Front 1 25 32 140527 Cap Asm Fuel 33 123487X Clamp Hose BIk 37 137040 Line Fuel 20 " 38 181654 Plug Drain Oil Easy 40 124028X Bushing Snap Nyl B [ k Fuel Une 44 17670412 Screw Hexwsh Thdrol 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 45 17000612 Screw Hex Wsh Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 46 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 ga 72 183906 Screw Socket Head 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 78 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 81 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC NOTE : All component dimensions given in U , S , inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 39
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 271150 SEAT ASSEMBLY I I i . . - - - " 16 KEY PART KEY PART NO , NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 127427 Seatcket BushingSnap BIk Nyl 50 / Id Bra Pvt St 13 121248X 2 140551 Bolt Rdhd Sht 1 / 4 - 20x1 - 1 2 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16unc x 1 14 72050412 3 71110515 15 13430O Spacer Split28x 96 YelZinc 4 19131610 Washer Flat 13 / 32 xl xl0 Ga 16 121250X SpringCprsn 1 27 BIk Pnt 5 145006 Clip Push - In Hinged 17 123975X2 Nut Lock 1 / 4 Lge Fig Gr 5 6 73800600 LocknutHexW / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 21 17185 Bolt Shld 5 / 16 - 18 Une 7 124181X Spring Seat Cprsn 2 250 BIk 22 7350050012 Nut Lock HexW / Ins 5 / 16 - 15 8 17000616 Screw 3 / 8 . . 15 x 1 24 191719 Washer 17 / 32 x1 - 3 / 16xt2 Gs 9 19131614 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 14 Ga Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 15 x 62 Pan Seat 25 127015X 10 182493 11 166369 Knob Seat Adj , Wingnut NOTE : All componentdimensionsgivenin U . S , 12 121246X Bracket MountingSwitch inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 4O
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 271150 DECALS 7 4 13 12 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 177109 Decal Lower Dash 11 156439 Decal Fender Dnger 2 176394 Decal Engine 12 181249 Decal , Clutch / Brake Eng 3 171828 Decal Hood 13 146046 Decal V - Belt Dr Sch tractor 4 171829 Decal Fender 15 136832 Decal V - Belt seh 5 145005 Decal Battery Danger - - 138311 Decal Handle Lfl Height 6 186216 Decal Replacement Adjust ( LiftHandle ) 7 171830 Decal Steering - - 185514 Owner's Manual , English 8 156867 Decal , Oper sdl P / L Gear - - 185515 Owner's Manual , Spanish KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION t 59192 Cap ValveTire 2 65139 Stem Valve 3 106222X Tire F Ts 15 X 6 O - 6 Service 4 59904 Tube Froel ( Service Item Only ) 4,10 5 106732 ) ( 624 Rim Asm 6 * front Service 7 6 278H FittingGrease ( Front Wheel Onty ) 7 9040H Beadng Flange ( frontWheel Only ) 8 106108X624 Rim Asrn8 " rear Service 11 9 124635X Tire Rear 10 7152J Tube Rear ( Service Item Only ) 11 104757 ) ( 428 Cap Axle BIk 1 50 X 100 - - 144334 Sealant , Tire ( 10 oz , Tube ) NOTE : All component dimensionsgiven in U , S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 41
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 271150 LIFT ASSEMBLY 7 5 3 13 2 6 13 19 13 2O 2O 15 19 13 - - - - o _ 31 32 42
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 271150 LIFT ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO , DEscRIPTION 1 159460 Wire AsrnInner W / plunger 2 15947 ' 1 Shaft Asm Lift 3 106767X Pin Groove 1 500 Zinc 4 Â° 12000002 E Ring # 5133 - 62 5 19211621 WasherPItd21t32X 1 X21gs 6 120183X Bearing Nylon BIk 629 Id 7 125631X Grip Handle Fluted BIk 8 122365X Button Plunger Red 11 139865 Link Lift LH 12 139866 Link Lift RH 13 4939M Retainer Spring 15 173288 Link Front 16 73350800 Nut Jam Hex 1 / 2 - 13 Uric 17 175689 Trunnion Btk Zinc 18 73800800 Nut Look w / Wsh 1 / 2 - 13 UNC 19 139868 Arm Suspension Rear 20 163552 Retainer Spring Zinc 31 169865 Bearing Pvt Lift 32 73540600 Nut Cmwnlock 3 / 8 - 24 NOTE : All component dimensionsgiven in U , S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 rnm 43
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 271150 MOWER DECK 4O 8 _ _ . _ / / _ 146 151 . 5 _ 5158 153157 ; _ 16p57 _ _ _ . _ , . 10 _ _ _ 93148 152 _ . Â° \ 2 44
TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 271150 MOWER DECK KEY PART KEY PART NO , NO . DESCRIPTION NO , NO . DESCRIPTION Washer Hardened 1 170280 Mower Housing Assembly 54 178515 2 72140506 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 55 133840 Idler Arm Assembly 3 138017 BracketAsm . Fram Sway Bar 56 165723 Spacer . Retainer 4 169970 Bracket . Asm . Deck Sway 67 149846 Knob Bar 68 144200 Belt 5 4939M Retainer , Spring 69 76020312 Pin , Cotter 3 / 32 x 3 / 4 6 178024 Bar Sway Deck 86 7631J Runner . LH 8 850857 Boll Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1 - 1 / 4 Gr 8 87 128772 Runner , RH 9 10030600 Washer , Lock , Hlcl Sprg 3 / 8 88 19111216 Washer 11 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga 10 140296 Washer , Hard Blade Mower 89 19131612 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 12 Ga Vented 96 74930620 Bolt 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 ( The followingblades are available ) 97 73930600 Nut Centerlock 3 / 8 - 16 11 134148 Blade , 38 " MulchingStd ( For 107 133502 Spacer . Retainerrm mulchingmowers only ) 108 133503 Stiffener , idler A 11 139774 Blade , 38 " MulchingPremium ( For 109 74760640 Bolt , Hex Head 3 / 8 - 16 x2 - 1 / 2 better wear when mulching ) 110 142587 Upstop Deck Front 38 " 11 138497 Blade , 38 " Hi - Lift ( For Bagging 113 17060512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 and discharging ) 122 131289 Rod , Brake . LH 13 137645 Shaft and Bearing Assembly 123 169971 Rod , Brake , RH ( IncludesKey Number 15 ) 146 165891 Bolt Carriage Idler 14 128774 Mandrel Housing , Vented 148 169022 Spring Return Idler 15 110485X Ball Bearing , Mandrel 149 165898 Retainer SpringYellowZinca . 16 174493 Stripper , Mower , Vented 150 19091216 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 G 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 151 169670 Bracket Clutch 21 73680500 Nut , Crownlock 5 / 16 - 16 152 172758 Cable Clutch 38 In 23 137607 Bracket , Mower Deflector 153 169674 Washer Flat 3 / 8 " Type B 24 105304X Cap . Sleeve 154 169675 Spring Retainer 25 123713X Spring , Deflector 155 169671 Spring Retention Lever 26 110452X Nut , Push 156 169672 Spacer 27 106736X428 Shield , Oeflecter 157 169669 Rod Clutch 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga 158 17720408 Screw Hex Thd Cut 29 106735X Rod , Hinge 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 30 173984 Screw , Thdro - - 130794 Mandrel Aseem _ y ( Includes 31 129963 Washer , Spacer Housing . Shaft and Shaft 32 153532 Pulley . Mandrel Hardware Only - Pulley Not 33 178342 Nut , Flangelock 9 / 16 Included ) 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat - - 171665 Replacement Mower , Complete 40 73680600 Nut Cmwnlock3 / 8 - 16 45 4497H Retainer , Spring NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 53 130840 Brake Assembly inches 1 inch = 25,4 mm 45
LIMITED WARRANTY The Manufacturer warrants to the original consumer purchaser that this product as manufactured is free from defects in materials and workmanship . For a period of one ( 1 ) year from date of purchase by the original consumer purchaser , we will repair or replace , at our option , without charge for parts or labor incurred in replac - ing parts , any part which we find to be defective due to materials or workmanship . This Warranty is subject to the following limitations and exclusions . 1 . This warranty does not apply to the engine , other than EHP manufactured transaxle / transmission components , battery ( except as noted below ) or compo - nents parts thereof . Please refer to the applicable manufacturer's warranty on these items . 2 . Transportation charges for the movement of any power equipment unit or at - tachment are the responsibility of the purchaser . Transportation charges for any parts submitted for replacement under this warranty must be paid by the purchaser unless such return is requested by Electrolux Home Products . 3 . Battery Warranty : On products equipped with a Battery , we will replace , without charge to you , any battery which we find to be defective in manufacture , during the first ninety ( 90 ) days of ownership . After ninety ( 90 ) days , we will exchange the Battery , charging you 1 / 12 of the price of a new Battery for each full month from the date of the original sale . Battery must be maintained in accordance with the instructions furnished . 4 . The Warranty period for any products used for rental or commercial purposes is limited to 90 days from the date of original purchase . 5 . This Warranty applies only to products which have been properly assembled , adjusted , operated , and maintained in accordance with the instructions fur - nished . This Warranty does not apply to any product which has been subjected to alteration , misuse , abuse , improper assembly or installation , delivery damage , or to normal wear of the product . 6 . Exclusions : Excluded from this Warranty are belts , blades , blade adapters , nor - mal wear , normal adjustments , standard hardware and normal maintenance . 7 . In the event you have a claim under this Warranty , you must return the product to an authorized service dealer . Should you have any unanswered questions concerning this Warranty , please contact : Electrolux Home Products , Inc . In Canada contact : Outdoor ProductsCustomer Service Dept . Electrolux Canada Corp . 250 Bobby Jones Expressway 7075 Ordan Drive Augusta , GA 30909 USA Mississauga , Ontario L5T t K6 giving the model number , serial number and date of purchase of your product and the name and address of the authorized dealer from whom it was purchased . THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT APPLY TO INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED TO THE SAME TIME PERIODS STATED HEREIN FOR OUR EXPRESSED WARRANTIES . Some areas do not allow the limitation of consequential damages or limitations of how long an implied Warranty may last , so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you . This Warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may have other rights which vary from locale to locale . This is a limited Warranty within the meaning of that term as defined in the Mag - nuson - Moss Act of 1975 . 46
SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION - , 4 1 . Fold this page along dotted line indicated above , 2 . Hold page before you so that its left edge is vertically parallel to a tree ' trunk or other upright structure . 3 . Sight across the fold in the direction of hill slope you want to measure , 4 . Compare the angle of the fold with the slope of the hill .