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IMPORTANT MANUAL Do Not Throw Away OWNER'S MANUAL _ WARNING : MODEL : Read the Owner's Manual and follow all Warnings and Safety Instructions . Failure to do so PRGT22H50C can result in serious injury . LAWN TRACTOR Always Wear Eye Protection During Operation 178493 3.1.01 JH - Printed in U . S . A .
SAFETY RULES & Safe Operation Practices for Ride - On Mowers & IMPORTANT : THIS CUTTING MACHINE IS CAPABLE OF AMPUTATING HANDS AND FEET AND THROWING OBJECTS . FAILURE TO OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH . I . GENERAL OPERATION Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . Iftires Iosetraction , disengage the blades and proceed slowly straightdown Read , understand , and followall instructions inthe manual the slope . and on the machine before starting . DO NOT : Only allow responsible adults , who are familiar with the instructions , to operate the machine . Do not turn on slopes unless necessary , and then , turn Clear the area of objects such as rocks , toys , wire , etc . , slowly and gradually downhill , if possible . which could be picked up and thrown by the blade . Do not mow near drop - offs , ditches , or embankments . Be sure the area is clear of other people before mowing . The mower could suddenly turn over if awheel is over the Stop machine if anyone enters the area . edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge caves in . Never carry passengers . Do notmow on wet grass . Reduced traction could cause Do not mow in reverse unless absolutely necessary . sliding . Always look down and behind before and while backing . Do not try to stabilize the machine by putting your foot on Beaware of the mower discharge direction and do not point theground . itat anyone . Do not operate the mower without either the Do not use grass catcher on steep slopes . entire grass catcher or the guard in place . III . CHILDREN Slow down before turning . Never leave arunning machine unattended . Always turn Tragic accidents can occur if the operator is not alert to the off blades , set parking brake , stop engine , and remove presence of children . Children are often attracted to the keys before dismounting . machine and the mowing activity . Neverassumethatchildren Turn off blades when not mowing . will remain where you last saw them . Stop engine before removing grass catcher or unclogging Keep children out of the mowing area and under the chute . watchful care of another responsible adult . Mow only in daylight or good artificial light . Be alert and turn machine off if children enter the area . Do not operate the machine while under the influence of Before and when backing , look behind and downforsmall alcohol or drugs . children . Watch for traffic when operating near or crossing road - Never carry children . They may fall off and be seriously ways . injured or interfere with safe machine operation . Use extra care when loading or unloading the machine into Never allow children to operate the machine . a trailer or truck . Use extra care when approaching blind corners , shrubs , Data indicates that operators , age60 years and above , are trees , or other objects that may obscure vision . involved in a large percentage of riding mower - related IV . SERVICE injuries . These operators should evaluate their ability to operate the riding mower safely enough to protect them - Use extra care in handling gasoline and other fuels . They selves and others from serious injury . are flammable and vapors are explosive . Keep machine free of grass , leaves or other debris build - - Use only an approved container . up which can touch hot exhaust / engine parts and burn . - Never remove gas cap or add fuel with the engine Do not allow the mower deck to plow leaves running . Allow engine to cool before refueling . Do not or other debris which can cause build - u p to occur . Clean smoke . any oil or fuel spillage before operating or storing thee - Never refuel the machine indoors . machine . Allow machine to cool befor - Never store the machine or fuel container inside where storage . there is an open flame , such as a water heater . Never run a machine inside a closed area . II . SLOPE OPERATION Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade attachment bolts , Slopes are a major factor related to Ioss - of - control and tipover tight and keep equipment in good condition . accidents , which can result in severe injury or death , All slopes Never tamper with safety devices . Check their proper require extra caution , If you cannot back up the slope or if you feel operation regularly . uneasy on it , do not mow it . Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or other debris build - DO : up . Clean oilorfuelspillage . AIIowmachinetocool before Mow up and down slopes , not across . storing . Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree limbs , etc . Stop and inspect the equipment if you strike an object . Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Uneven terrain could Repair , if necessary , before restarting . overturn the machine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . Never make adjustments or repairs with the engine Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so that you will not running . have to stop or shift while on the slope . Grass catcher components are subjectto wear , damage , Follow the manufacturer's recommendations for wheel and deterioration , which could expose moving parts or weights or counterweights to improve stability . allow objects to bethrown . Frequently check components Use extra care with grass catchers or other attachments . and replace with manufacturer's recommended parts , These can change the stability of the machine . when necessary . Keep all movement on the slopes slowand gradual Do Mower blades are sharp and can cut . Wrap the blade ( s ) not make sudden changes in speed or direction . or wear gloves , and use extra caution when servicing them . Check brake operation frequently . Adjust and service as required . 2
SAFETY RULES Safe Operation Practices for Ride - On Mowers Be sure the area is clear of other people before mowing . Stop Look for this symbol to point out im - machine if anyone enters the area . portant safety precautions . It means Never carry passengers or children even with the blades off . CAUTION ! ! ! BECOMEALERT ! ! ! YOUR Do not mew in reverse unless absolutely necessary . Always SAFETY IS INVOLVED . look down and behind before and while backing , Never carry children . They may fall off and be seriously injured or interfere with safe machine operation . CAUTION : In orderto prevent acciden - Keep children out of the mowing area and under the watchful tal starting when setting up , transport - care of another responsible adult , ing , adjusting or making repairs , al - Be alert and turn machine off if children enter the area . ways disconnect spark plug wire and placewirewhere it cannot contact spark Before and when backing , look behind and down for small children . plug . Mow up and down slopes ( 15 Â° Max ) , net across . Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree limbs , etc . CAUTION : Do not coast down a hill in Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps , Uneven terrain could over - neutral , you may lose control of the turn the machine , Tall grass can hide obstacles . tractor . Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so that you will not have to stop or shift while on the slope . Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If tires lose traction , CAUTION : Tow only the pattachmentsly disengage the blades and proceed slowly straight down the that are recommended by and com slope . with specifications of the manufacturer If machine stops while going uphill , disengage blades , shift of your tractor . Use common sense into reverse and back down slowly . when towing . Operate only at the low - Do net turn on slopes unless necessary , and then , turn slowly est possible speed when on a slope . and gradually downhill , if possible . Too heavy of a load , while on a slope , is dangerous . Tires can lose traction with the ground and cause you to lose control of your tractor . WARNING Engine exhaust , some of its constituents , and cer - tain vehicle components contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm . WARNING Battery posts , terminals and related accessories contain lead and lead compounds , chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm . Wash hands after handling . 3
PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES Read and observe the safety rules . GASOLINE CAPACITY 3.5 GALLONS Follow a regular schedule in maintaining , caring for and AND TYPE : UNLEADED REGULAR using your tractor . Follow the instructions under " Customer Responsibili - OILTYPE ( API _ SF _ SJ ) : SAE 30 ( above 32 Â° F ) SAE 5W - 30 ( below 32 Â° F ) ties " and " Storage " sections of this owner's manual . OIL CAPACITY : W / FILTER : 4.0 PINTS WARNING : This tractor is equipped with an internal W / OFILTER : 3.75 PINTS combustion engine and should not be used on or near any unimproved forest - covered , brush - covered or grass - cov - SPARK PLUG : CHAMPION RC12YC ered land unless the engine's exhaust system is equipped GAP : . 040 " ) with a spark arrester meeting applicable local or state laws GROUND SPEED ( MPH ) : FORWARD : 0 - 5,8 ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it should be maintained REVERSE : 0 - 2.1 in effective working order by the operator . TIRE PRESSURE : FRONT : 14 PSI A spark arrester for the muffler is available through your REAR : 10 PSI nearest authorized service centre / department ( See RE - PAIR PARTS section of this manual ) . CHARGING SYSTEM : 16 AMPS @ 3600 RPM BATTERY : AMP / HR : 30 MIN . CCA : 240 CASE SIZE : U1R BLADE BOLT TORQUE : 27 - 35 FT . LBS . CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a new Tractor . Ithas 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 authorized 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 you rtractor properly . Always observe the " SAFETY RULES " . TABLE OF CONTENTS SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 - 26 SAFETY RULES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 - 3 PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 STORAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 TROUBLESHOOTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 - 29 CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 , 16 - 619 ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 9 REPAIR PARTS - TRACTOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 - 46 OPERATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 - 15 WARRANTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BACK COVER MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 4
UNASSEMBLED PARTS Gauge Wheel Steering Wheel ( 12 ) Crownlock Nuts 5 / 16 - 18 Steering Sleeve ( 4 ) ; rackets ( 4 ) Wheels ( 12 ) Carriage Bolts Steering Sleeve 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 Extension ( 4 ) Adjusting Bar O 4 _ 7 _ 2ers 14 Ga . Steering Steering Wheel Adapter Wheel Insert ( 4 ) Retainer springs Seat ( 4 ) Clevis Pins ( 4 ) Shoulder Bolt Nose Roller ( 1 ) Washer @ 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge Nose Roller Brackets Nose Roller ( 1 ) Knob _ 1 _ Mower ( 2 ) HexBolts _ 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 ( 5 ) Retainer Springs ( _ , , _ ( double loop ) Locknuts 5 / 16 - 18 ( 2 ) Washers ( 2 ) Nylon Retainer Springs ( single loop ) 17 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Ga . ( 2 ) Flanged Keys Slope Sheet ( 2 ) Keys Assembly For Future Use 5
ASSEMBLY Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping pu rposes . 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 . STEERING WHEEL TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY INSERT A socket wrench set will make assembly easier . Standard wrench sizes are listed . ( 1 ) Pliers ( 1 ) Tire pressure gauge _ _ _ - - - _ LHEX BOLT OCK WASHER ( 2 ) 9 / 16 " wrench ( 1 ) Utility knife ( _ - - - _ LARGE FLAT WASHER ( 1 ) 1 ! 2 " wrench ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " socketw / drive ratchet When right or left hand is mentioned in this manual , it means when you are in the operating position ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM CARTON UNPACK CARTON SLEEVE EXTENTION Remove all accessible loose parts and parts cartons from carton . STEERING / J SHAFT Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on all four corners of carton , and lay panels flat . Remove mower and packing materials . Check for any additional loose parts or cartons and STEERING ' remove . SLEEVE _ , / _ \ BEFORE REMOVING TRACTOR FROM SKID FIG . 1 ATTACH STEERING WHEEL ( See Fig . 1 ) Remove hex bolt , Iockwasherand large flatwasher from steering shaft . Position front wheels of the tractor so they are pointing HOW TO SET UP YOUR TRACTOR straightforward . Slide the steering sleeve over the steering shaft . CHECK BATTERY ( See Fig . 2 ) Align tabs and press steering sleeve extension into bottom of steering wheel . Lift hood to raised position . Position steering wheel so cross bars are horizontal ( left If this battery is put into service after month and year to right ) and slide onto steering wheel adapter . indicated on label ( label located between terminals ) charge battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 amps . Secure steering wheel to steering shaft with hex bolt , ( See " BATTERY " in CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES lock washer and large flat washer previously removed . section of this manual for charging instructions ) . Tighten securely . Snap steering wheel insert into center of steering wheel . Remove protective materials from tractor hood and grill . IMPORTANT : CHECK FOR AND REMOVE ANY OSTAPLESR IN SKID THAT MAY PUNCTURE TIRESWHERE TRACT LABEL IS TO ROLL OFF SKID . FIG . 2 6
ASSEMBLY Check engine oil level and fill fuel tank with gasoline . INSTALL SEAT ( See Fig . 3 ) Place freewheel control in " transmission engaged " posi - Adjust seat before tightening adjustment knob . tion . Remove adjustment knob and flat washer securing seat to cardboard packing and setasidefor assembly of seat Sit on seat in operating position , depress clutch / brake to tractor . pedal and set the parking brake . Pivot seat upward and remove from the cardboard Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . packing . Remove the cardboard packing and discard . Press lift lever plunger and raise attachment lift lever to Place seat on seat pan so head of shoulder bolt is its highest position . positioned over large slotted hole in pan . Start the engine . After engine has started , move throttle Push down on seat to engage shoulder bolt in slot and control to idle position . pull seat towards rear of tractor . Release parking brake . Pivot seat and pan forward and assemble adjustment Slowly move the motion control leverforward and slowly knob and flat washer loosely . Do not tighten . drive tractor off skid . Lower seat into operating position and sit on seat . Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking brake and place Slide seat until a comfortable position is reached which motion control lever in neutral position . allows you to press clutch / brake pedal all the way down . Turn ignition key to " OFF " position . Get off seat without moving its adjusted position . Continue with the instructions that follow . Raise seat and tighten adjustment knob securely . ASSEMBLE GAUGE WHEELS AND SEAT BRACKETS TO MOWER DECK ( See Fig . 4 ) The gauge wheels are designed to keep the mower deck in proper position when operating mower . Be sure they are properly adjusted to ensure optimum mower performance . SEAT PAN Attach front gauge wheel brackets marked front left ( FL ) , front right ( FR ) to mower deck using ( 3 ) carriage bolts and ( 3 ) Iocknuts . For ease of installation do not SHOULDER tighten Iocknuts until all carriage bolts have been in - BOLT stalled . Attach rear gauge wheel brackets marked rear left ( R L ) , rear right ( RR ) to mower deck using ( 3 ) carriage bolts and FLAT WASHER ( 3 ) Iocknuts . For ease of installation do not tighten Iocknuts until all carriage bolts have been installed . Slide gauge wheel bar down into bracket channel , Be sure that gauge wheel bar aligning holes are on top . Assemble gauge wheels as shown using shoulder bolts , 3 / 8 washers and 3 / 8 - 16 center Iocknuts and tighten KNOB securely . Adjust gauge wheels to highest position for ease of FIG . 3 mower deck assembly . NOTE : You may now roll or drive your tractor off the skid . Adjust gauge wheels before operating mower as shown Follow the appropriate instruction below to remove the in the operation section of this manual . tractor from the skid . RETAINER SPRING % CROWNLOCK TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Operation section , page 11 for location and function of PIN _ NUT controls ) Press lift lever plunger and raise attachment lift lever to GAUGE its highest position . WHEEL Release parking brake by depressing clutch / brake pedal . MOU f BRACKET Place freewheel control in freewheeling position to disengage transmission ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in the Operation section of this manual ) . SHOULDER Roll tractor forward off skid . BOLT ADJUSTING BAR TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Opera - tion section , page 11 for location and function of controls ) , _ WARNING : Before starting , read , understand and follow EGAUGEL all instructions in the Operation section of this manual . Bein WHE CARRIAGE sure tractor is in a well - ventilated area . Be sure the area _ , _ BOLTS 3 / 8 WASHER front of tractor is clear of other people and objects . 3 / 8 - 16 CENTER LOCKNUT Be sure all the above assembly steps have been completed . 7 FIG . 4
ASSEMBLY TO ATTACH NOSE ROLLER ( See Fig . 5 ) Slide mower under tractor with deflector shield to right Position brackets , 17 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16gauge washers , and side of tractor . nose roller between deck mounting brackets as shown . IMPORTANT : Check belt for proper routing in all mower Be sure to position brackets on correct side , as shown . pulley grooves . Install hex bolts and lock nuts as shown . Tighten If equipped , turn height adjustment knob counterclock - hardware securely . wise until it stops . NOTE : Be sure bracket tabs are positioned in tab holes in Lower mower linkage with attachment lift control . deck brackets . Install belt into electric clutch pulley groove . TAB " B " Place the suspension arms on inward pointing deck HOLE BRACKET pins . Retain with double loop retainer spring with loops TAB down as shown . NOSE Install front plate assemblyto tractor suspension brack - ROLLER _ HEX ets and retain with single loop retainer springs as shown . BOLT Position front plate assembly between front mower brackets . Raise deck and plate assembly to align holes LOCK NUT and insert flanged pins . Secure pins with double loop _ A _ retainer springs between the plate and mower brackets . TAB NOTE : To assist in locating hole in flanged pin , the hole in WASHER pin is inline with notch on head of pin . If necessary , move FIG . 5 mower side - to - side to give space between plate and mower brackets . INSTALL MOWER AND DRIVE BELT IMPORTANT : Check belt for proper routing in all mower ( See Figs . 6 and 7 ) pulley grooves . Connect anti - sway bar to chassis bracket under left Be sure tractor is on level surface and mower suspension footrest and retain with double loop retainer spring . arms are raised with attachment lift control . Engage parking brake . If equipped , turn height adjustment knob clockwise to remove slack from mower suspension . Cut and remove ties securing anti - sway bar and belts . Swing anti - sway bar to left side of mower deck . Raise deck to highest position . Adjust gauge wheels before operating mower as shown in the Operation section of this manual . FRONT DOUBLE LOOP SUSPENSION ARMS SUSPENSION ELECTRIC CHASSIS RETAINER SPRING BRACKETS CLUTCH BRACI ( Inwardpointingdeckpins ) FRONT MOWER FRONT BRACKET PLATE GAUGE WHEEL SINGLE LOOP RETAINER PIN \ SPRINGS DOUBLE LOOP ANTI - SWAY RETAINER BAR SPRING DEFLECTOR USE PLIERS FOR SHIELD RETAINER SPRINGS IDLER PULLEY LOOP DOWN FIG . 6 8
ASSEMBLY / CHECKLIST CHECK TIRE PRESSURE BEFORE YOU OPERA TEAND ENJOY YOUR NEW TRAC - TOR , WE WISH TO ASSURE THAT YOU RECEIVE THE The tires on your tractor were overinflated at the factory for BEST PERFORMANCEAND SA TISFACTION FROM THIS shipping purposes . Correct tire pressure is important for QUALITYPRODUCT . best cutting performance . Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in " PRODUCT PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLL OWING CHECKLIST : SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual . , z All assembly instructions have been completed . , z No remaining loose parts in carton . CHECK MOWER LEVELNESS , z Batteryis properly prepared and charged . ( Minimum 1 For best cutting results , mower should be properly leveled . hour at 6 amps ) . See " TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the Service and Seat is adjusted comfortably and tightened securely . Adjustments section of this manual . , z All tires are properly inflated . ( For shipping purposes , CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF ALL the tires were overinflated at the factory ) . Be sure mower deck is properly leveled side - to - side / BELTS front - to - rear for best cutting results . ( Tires must be See the fig ures that are shown for replacing motion , mower properly inflated for leveling ) . drive , and mower blade drive belts in the Service and Check mower and drive belts . Be sure they are routed Adjustments section of this manual . Verify that the belts are properly around pulleys and inside all belt keepers . routed correctly . Check wiring . See that all connections are still secure CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM and wires are properly clamped . Before driving tractor , be sure freewheel control is in After you learn how to operate your tractor , check to see that drive position . the brake is properly adjusted . See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " WHILE LEARNING HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR , PAY in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . EXTRA ATTENTION TO THE FOLL OWING IMPORTANT ITEMS : , z Engine oil is at proper level . , z Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , regular unleaded gasoline . Become familiar with all controls - their location and function . Operate them before you start the engine . , z Be sure brake system is in safe operating condition . , z It is important to purge the transmission before operating your tractor for the first time . Follow proper starting and transmission purging instructions ( See " TO START ENGINE " and " PURGE TRANSMISSION " inOperation section of this manual ) . 9
OPERATION These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product . Learn and understand their meaning . I - BATTERY CAUTION OR REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW WARNING ENGINE ON ENGINE OFF OIL PRESSURE L , GHTSOO . VI , _ TEMtP I J FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWER LIFT LOCKED R N H L ATTACHMENT REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW PARKING BRAKE CLUTCH ENGAGED @ @ @ @ @ KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS ATTACHMENT IGNITION CLUTCH DISENGAGED ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) FREE WHEEL DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( Automatic Models only ) 10
OPERATION KNOW YOUR TRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRACTOR . Compare the illustrations with your tractor to familiarize yourself with the location of various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . IGNITION SWITCH LIGHT SWITCH AMMETER POSITION CHOKE CONTROL ATTACHMENT CLUTCH SWITCH LIFT LEVER PLUNGER THROTTLE LIFT LEVER CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL PARKING HEIGHT BRAKE LEVER ADJUSTMENT KNOB MOTION CONTROL LEVER FREEWHEEL CONTROL FIG . 7 Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . ATTACH MENT CLUTCH SWITCH - Used to engage mower THROTTLE CONTROL - Used to control engine speed . blades or other attachments mounted to your tractor . FREEWHEEL CONTROL - Disengages transmission for LIFT LEVER - Used to raise and lower mower deck or other pushing or slowly towing the tractor with the engine off . attachments mounted to your tractor . IGNITION SWITCH - Used to start and stop the engine . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL - Used for declutching and brak - AMMETER - Indicates battery charging ( + ) or discharging ( - ) , ing the tractor and starting the engine . PARKING BRAKE LEVER - Locks clutch / brake pedal into MOTION CONTROL LEVER - Selects the speed and the brake position . direction of tractor . HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT KNOB - Used to adjust the mower CHOKE CONTROL - Used when starting a cold engine . height . LIGHT SWITCH - Turns the headlights on and off . LIFT LEVER PLUNGER - Used to release attachment lift lever when changing its position . 11
OPERATION 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 awide vision safety mask over spectacles or standard safety glasses . IMPORTANT : LEAVING THE IGNITION SWITCH IN ANY HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR POSITION OTHER THAN " OFF " WILL CAUSE THE BATTERY TO BE DISCHARGED , ( DEAD ) . TO SET PARKING BRAKE ( See Fig . 8 ) NOTE : Under certain conditions when tractor is standing idle You rtractor is equipped with an operator presence sensing with the engine running , hot engine exhaust gases may switch . When engine is running , any attempt by the cause " browning " of grass . To eliminate this possibility , operator to leave the seat without first setting the parking always stop engine when stopping tractor on grass areas . brake will shut off the engine . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position CAUTION : Always stop tractor com - and hold . pletely , as described above , before leav - Place parking brake lever in " ENGAGED " position and ing the operator's position ; to empty release pressure from clutch / brake pedal . Pedal should grass catcher , etc . remain in " BRAKE " position . Make sure parking brake will hold tractor secure . TO USE THROTTLE CONTROL ( See Fig . 8 ) PUSH IN TO ATTACHMENT Always operate engine at full throttle . CHOKE " DISENGAGE " CLUTCH SWITCH CONTROL \ PULL OUT TO Operating engine at less than full throttle reduces the THROTTLE " ENGAGE " battery charging rate . LEVER Full throttle offers the best mower performance . TO USE CHOKE CONTROL ( See Fig . 8 ) BRAKE PEDAL " BRAKE " Use choke control whenever you are starting a cold engine . POSITION Do not use to start a warm engine . ION knob in to disengage . KEY LEVER TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD PARKING BRAKE ( See Fig . 8 ) " ENGAGED " The direction and speed of movement is controlled by the POSITION " DISENGAGED " motion control lever . HEIGHT POSITION ADJUSTMENT Start tractor with motion control lever in neutral ( N ) KNOB position . FIG . 8 Release parking brake . Slowly move motion control lever to desired position . STOPPING ( See Fig . 8 ) MOWER BLADES - TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT To stop mower blades , move attachment clutch switch ( See Fig . 8 ) to " DISENGAGED " position . The cutting height is controlled by turning the height adjust - GROUND DRIVE - ment knob in desired direction . To stop ground drive , depress clutch / brake pedal into Turn knob clockwise ( J ' _ ) to raise cutting height . full " BRAKE " position . . Turn knob counterclockwise ( V _ ) to lower cutting Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) position . height . IMPORTANT : THE MOTION CONTROL LEVER DOES The cutting height range is approximately 1 - 1 / 2 " to 4 - 1 / 2 " . NOT RETURN TO NEUTRAL ( N ) POSITION WHEN THE The heights are measured from the ground to the blade tip CLUTCHIBRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED . with the engine not running . These heights are approximate ENGINE - and may vary depending upon soil conditions , height of Move throttle control to slow position . grass and types of grass being mowed . NOTE : Failure to move throttle control to slow position and The average lawn should be cut to approximately 2 - 1 / 2 allowing engine to idle before stopping may cause engine inches during the cool season and to over 3 inches to " backfire " . during hot months . For healthier and better looking Turn ignition key to " OFF " position and remove key . lawns , mow often and after moderate growth . Always remove key when leaving tractor to prevent For best cutting performance , grass over 6 inches in unauthorized use . height should be mowed twice . Make the first cut Never use choke to stop engine . relatively high ; the second to desired height . 12
OPERATION TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS ( See Fig . 9 ) TO OPERATE ON HILLS Gauge wheels are properly adjusted when they are slightly offthe ground when mower is at the desired cutting height inoperating position . Gauge wheels then keep the deck in hills with slopes greater than 15 Â° and I _ CAUTION : Do not drive up or down do not drive across any slope . proper position to help prevent scalping in most terrain conditions . Choose the slowest speed before starting up or down NOTE : Adjust gauge wheels with tractor on a flat level hills . surface . Avoid stopping or changing speed on hills . Adjust mower to desired cutting height ( See " TO If slowing is necessary , move throttle control lever to ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT " in the Opera - slower position . tion section of this manual ) . If stopping is absolutely necessary , push clutch / brake Remove retainer spring and clevis pin which secure pedal quickly to brake position and engage parking each gauge wheel bar . brake . Lower gauge wheels to ground . Raise gauge wheels Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) position . slightly to align holes in bracket and gauge wheel bar IMPORTANT : THE MOTION CONTROL LEVER DOES and insert clevis pin . Gauge wheels should be slightly NOT RETURN TO NEUTRAL ( N ) POSITION WHEN THE offthe ground . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED . Replace retainer spring into clevis pin . To restart movement , slowly release parking brake and Be sure all gauge wheels are in the same setting . clutch / brake pedal . IMPORTANT : BE SURE TO READJUST GAUGE WHEELS Slowly move motion control lever to slowest setting . IF YOU CHANGE THE CUTTING HEIGHT OF THE MOWER Make all turns slowly . DECK . TO TRANSPORT ( See Figs . 7 and 11 ) RETAINER When pushing or towing your tractor , be sure to disengage SPRING transmission by placing freewheel control in freewheeling position . Free wheel control is located at the rear drawbar of tractor . Raise attachment lift to highest position with attachment lift control . Remove retainer spring from freewheel control rod . CLEVIS Push control rod into disengage transmission and reinsert PIN retainerspring into control rod hole now on back side of the bracket . FIG . 9 Do not push or tow tractor at more than two ( 2 ) MPH . To reengage transmission , reverse above procedure . TO OPERATE MOWER ( See Figs . 7 and 8 ) NOTE : To protect hood from damage when transporting your Your tractor is equipped with an operator presence tractor on a truck or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and sensing switch . Any attempt by the operator to leave the secured to tractor . Use an appropriate means of tying hood to seat with the engine running and the attachment clutch engaged will shut off the engine . tractor ( rope , cord , etc . ) . Select desired height of cut . Lower mower with attachment lift control . Start mower blades by engaging attachment clutch control . TO STOP MOWER BLADES - disengage attachment clutch control . CAUTION : Do not operate the mower without eitherthe entire grass catcher , on mowers so equipped , orthe deflec - tor shield in place . ATTACHEMNT LIFT LEVER CLUTCH SWITCH HIGHEST PULL OUT TO POSIITON " ENGAGE " FIG . 11 LOWEST POSITION TOWING CARTS AND OTHER ATTACH - MENTS DEFLECTOF Tow only the attachments that are recommended by and SHIELD comply with specifications of the manufacturer of your PUSH IN TO " DISENGAGE " tractor . Use common sense when towing . Too heavy of a load , while on a slope , is dangerous . Tires can lose traction with the ground and ca use you to lose control of you rtractor . FIG . 10 13
OPERATION BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE TO START ENGINE ( See Fig . 7 ) When starting the engine forthe first time or if the engine has CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL run out of fuel , it will take extra cranking time to move fuel from the tank to the engine . The engine in your tractor has been shipped , from the Be sure freewheel control is inthe transmission engaged factory , already filled with summer weight oil . position . Check engine oil with tractor on level ground . Sit on seat in operating position , depress clutch / brake Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe clean , reinsert the pedal and set parking brake . dipstick and screw cap tight , wait for a few seconds , Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . remove and read oil level . If necessary , add oil until Move attachment clutch to " DISENGAGED " position . " FULL " mark on dipstick is reached . Do not overfill . Move throttle control to fast position For cold weather operation you should change oil for Pull choke control out for a cold engine start attempt . easier starting ( See " OIL VISCOSITY CHART " in the For a warm engine start attempt the choke control may Customer Responsibilities section of this manual ) . not be needed . To change engine oil , see the Customer Responsibili - NOTE : Before starting , read the warm and cold starting ties section in this manual . procedures below . Insert key into ignition and turn key clockwise to ADD GASOLINE " START " position and release key as soon as engine Fill fuel tank . Use fresh , clean , regular unleaded starts . Do not run starter continuously for more than gasoline with a minimum of 87 octane . ( Use of leaded fifteen seconds per minute . If the engine does not start gasoline will increase carbon and lead oxide deposits after several attempts , push choke control in , wait a few and reduce valve life ) . Do not mix oil with gasoline . minutes and try again . Ifengine still does not start , pull Purchase fuel in quantities that can be used within 30 the choke control out and retry . days to assure fuel freshness . WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 Â° F and above ) IMPORTANT : WHEN OPERATING IN TEMPERATURES When engine starts , slowly push choke control in until BELOW 32 Â° F ( 0 Â° C ) , USE FRESH , CLEAN WINTER GRADER the engine begins to run smoothly . If the engine starts GASOLINE TO HELP INSURE GOOD COLD WEATHE to run roughly , pull the choke control out slightly for afew STARTING . seconds and then continue to push the control in slowly . WARNING : Experience indicates that alcohol blended fuels The attachments and ground drive can now be used . If ( called gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can attract the engine does not accept the load , restart the engine moisture which leads to separation and formation of acids and allow it to warm up for one minute using the choke during storage . Acidic gas can damage the fuel system of as described above . an engine while in storage . To avoid engine problems , the COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 Â° F and below ) fuel system should be emptied before storage of 30 days or When engine starts , slowly push choke control in until longer . Drain the gas tank , start the engine and let it run until the engine beg ins to run smoothly . Continue to push the the fuel lines and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel next choke control in small steps allowing the engine to season . See Storage Instructions for additional information . accept small changes in speed and load , until the choke Never use engine or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel control is fully in . If the engine starts to run roughly , pull tank or permanent damage may occur . the choke control out slightly for a few seconds and then continue to push the control in slowly . This may require CAUTION : Fill to bottom of gas tank an engine warm - up period from several seconds to filler neck . Do not overfill . Wipe off any several minutes , depending on the temperature . spilled oil or fuel . Do not store , spill or AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WARM UP use gasoline near an open flame . Before d riving the unit in cold weather , the transmission should be warmed up as follows : Be sure the tractor is on level ground . Place the motion control lever in neutral . Release the parking brake and let the clutch / brake slowly return to operating position . Allow one minute for transmission to warm up . This can be done during the engine warm up period . The attachments can be used during the engine warm - up period after the transmission has been warmed up and may require the choke control be pulled out slightly . 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
OPERATION PURGE TRANSMISSION MOWING TIPS Tire chains cannot be used when the mower housing is attached to tractor . freewheel lever while the engine is Mower should be properly leveled for best mowing I _ CAUTION : Neverengageordisengage I running . performance . See " TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . To ensure proper operation and performance , it is recom - The left hand side of mower should be used for trimming . mended that the transmission be purged before operating Drive so that clippings are discharged onto the area that tractor for the first time . This procedure will remove any has been cut . Have the cut area to the right ofthe tractor . trapped air inside the transmission which may have devel - This will result in a more even distribution of clippings oped during shipping of your tractor . and more uniform cutting . IMPORTANT : SHOULD YOUR TRANSMISSIONENT , When mowing large areas , start by tu ruing to the right so REQUIRE REMOVAL FOR SERVICE OR REPLACEM that clippings will discharge away from shrubs , fences , IT SHOULD BE PURGED AFTER REINSTALLATION driveways , etc . After one or two rounds , mow in the BEFORE OPERATING THE TRACTOR . opposite direction making left hand turns until finished Place tractor safely on level surface with engine offand ( See Fig . 12 ) . parking brake set . If grass is extremely tall , it should be mowed twice to Disengage transmission by placing freewheel control in reduce load and possible fire hazard from dried clip - freewheeling position ( See " TO TRANSPORT " inthis pings . Make first cut relatively high ; the second to the section of manual ) . desired height . Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet grass will plug Sitting inthe tractor seat , startengine . After the engine mowerand leave undesirable clumps . Allow grass to dry is running , move throttle control to slow position . With before mowing . motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position , slowly Always operate engine at full th rottle when mowing disengage clutch / brake pedal . to assure better mowing performance and proper dis - Move motion control lever to full forward position and charge of material . Regulate ground speed by selecting hold for five ( 5 ) seconds . Move lever to full reverse a low enough gear to give the mower cutting perfor - position and hold for five ( 5 ) seconds . Repeat this mance as well as the quality of cut desired . procedure three ( 3 ) times . When operating attachments , select a ground speed NOTE : Du ring this procedure there will be no movement of that will suit the terrain and give best performance of the drive wheels . The air is being removed from hydraulic drive attachment being used . system . Move motion control leverto neutral ( N ) position . Shut - off engine and set parking brake . Engage transmission by placing freewheel control in driving position ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in this section of manual ) . Sitting inthe tractor seat , start engine . After the engine is running , move throttle control to half ( 1 / 2 ) speed . With motion control leverin neutral ( N ) position , slowly disengage clutch / brake pedal . Slowly move motion control lever forward , after the FIG . 12 tractor moves approximately five ( 5 ) feet , slowly move motion control lever to reverse position . After the tractor moves approximately five ( 5 ) feet return the motion control lever to the neutral ( N ) position . Repeat this procedure with the motion control lever three ( 3 ) times . Your tractor is now purged and now ready for normal operation . 15
CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES DATES ' AS YOU COMPLETE REGULAR SERVICE d _ ' _ b Â£ ' _ . _ Â£ . _ _ ' ; / _ . . " / _ q . _ / " _ q _ ( ' ; ' / _ Â£ ' _ " SERVICE DATES Check Brake Operation _ , Check Tire Pressure Check Operator Presence and T interlock Systems I1 _ R Check for Loose Fasteners _ _ 7 A Sharpen / Replace Mower Blades I _ . C Lubdcation Chart 0 Check Battery Level R Clean Battery and Terminals Check TransaxIe Cooling Adjust Blade Beit ( s ) Tension _ 5 Adjust Motion Drive Belt ( s ) Tension _ 5 Check Engine Oil Level _ I _ Change Engine Oil 1 _ 123 Clean Air Filter N Clean Air Screen G Inspect Muffler / Spark Arrester V ' Replace Oil Filter ( If equipped ) _ : N Clean Engine Cooling Fins 11 _ 2 Replace Spark Plug _ Replace Air Filter Paper Cartridge _ 2 Replace Fuel Filter 1 - Change more often when operating under a heavy load or in high ambient temperatures 5 - If equipped with adjustable system 2 - Service more often when operating in dirty or dusty conditions 6 Not required if equipped with maintenance free battery 3 gequippedwithoilfilter , changeoilevery50hours 7 Tightenfrontaxlepivotboltto35ff Ibs maximum 4 Replace blades more often when mowing in sandy soil Do not overtighten LUBRICATION CHART GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS I _ IE ROD BALL JOINTS The warranty on this tractor does not cover items that have ZERK ZERK been subjected to operator abuse or negligence . To receive full value from the warranty , operator must maintain tractor as instructed in this manual . 2 _ FRONT WHEEL , WHEEL BEARING Some adjustments will need to be made periodically to ZERK properly maintain your tractor . All adjustments in the Service and Adjustments section . of SECTOR " 3 _ ENGINE this manual should be checked at least once each season GEAR TEETH Once a year you should replace the spark plug , clean or replace air filter , and check blades and belts for wear . A newspark plug and clean airfilterassure proper air - fuel mixture and help yourengine run betterand last longer . BEFORE EACH USE Check engine oil level . Check brake operation . Check tire pressure . I _ SPRAY SILICONE LUBRICANT ( MOVE BOOTS TO LUBRI - Check operator presence and CATE ) 2 _ GENERAL PURPOSE GREASE interlock systems for proper operation . 3 _ REFER TO CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES " ENGINE " Check for loose fasteners . SECTION IMPORTANT : DO NOT OIL OR GREASE THE PIVOT POINTS WHICH HAVE SPECIAL NYLON BEARINGS . VISCOUS LUBRICANTS Wl LL ATTRACT DUST AND DIRT THAT WILL SHORTEN THE LIFE OF THE SELF - LUBRICATING BEARINGS , IFYOU FEELTHEY MUST BE LUBRICATED , USE ONLYA DRY , POWDERED GRAPHITE TYPE LUBRICANT SPARINGLY . 16
CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES TRACTOR TRAILING EDGE UP STAR Always observe safety rules when performing any mainte - BLADE nance . BRAKE OPERATION If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet stopping distance at MANDREL FLAT WASHER _ ASSEMBLY high speed in highest gear , then brake must be adjusted . HEX BOLT ( See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual ) . ( GRADE 8 ) * _ , _ / _ _ ' _ LOCK WASHER TIRES Maintain proper air pressure in all tires ( See " PRODUCT * A GRADE 8 HEAT TREATED BOLT CAN BE IDENTIFIED BY SiX LINES ON THE BOLT HEAD . SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual ) . Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect control chemi - FIG . 13 cals which can harm rubber . Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp objects and TO SHARPEN BLADE ( See Fig . 14 ) other hazards that may cause tire damage . NOTE : We do not recommend sharpening blade - but if you NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent flat tires due to do , be sure the blade is balanced . slow leaks , tire sealant may be purchased from your local Care should be taken to keep the blade balanced . Ann - parts dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and unbalanced blade will cause excessive vibration and eve corrosion . tual damage to mower and engine . OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM The blade can be sharpened with a file or on a grinding wheel . Do not attempt to sharpen while on the mower . Be sure operator presence and interlock systems are work - To check blade balance , you will need a 5 / 8 " diameter ing properly . If your tractor does not function as described , steel bolt , pin , or a cone balancer . ( When using a cone repair the problem immediately . balancer , follow the instructions supplied with balancer ) . The engine should not start unless the brake pedal is NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing blade . The lobes of fully depressed and attachement clutch control is in the the center hole may appear to be centered , but are not . disengaged position . Slide blade on to an unthreaded portion of the steel bolt When the engine is running , any attempt by the operator or pin and hold the bolt or pin parallel with the ground . If to leave the seat without first setting the parking brake blade is balanced , it should remain in a horizontal should shut off the engine . position . If either end of the blade moves downward , When the engine is running and the attachment clutch is sharpen the heavy end until the blade is balanced . engaged , any attempt by the operator to leave the seat should shut off the engine . CENTER HOLE The attachment clutch should never operate unless the operator is in the seat . BLADE CARE _ 8 " BOLTN OR PI For best results mower blades must be kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged blades . BLADE REMOVAL ( See Fig . 13 ) FIG . 14 Raise mower to highest position to allow access to blades . BATTERY Remove hex bolt , lock washer and fiat washer securing blade . Your tractor has a battery charging system which is suffi - cient for normal use . However , periodic charging of the Install new or resharpened blade with trailing edge up battery with an automotive charger will extend its life . towards deck as shown . Keep battery and terminals clean . IMPORTANT : TO ENSURE PROPER ASSEMBLY , CENTEREL Keep battery bolts tight . HOLE IN BLADE MUST ALIGN WITH STAR ON MANDR ASSEMBLY . Keep small vent holes open . Reassemble hex bolt , lock washer and flat washer in Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . exact order as shown . NOTE : The original equipment battery on your tractor is Tighten bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . torque ) . maintenance free . Do not attempt to open or remove caps or IMPORTANT : BLADE BOLT IS GRADE 8 HEAT TREATED . covers . Adding or checking level of electrolyte is not neces - sary . 17
CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL ( See Fig . 16 ) Corrosion and dirt on the battery and terminals can cause the Determine temperature range expected before oil change . battery to " leak " power . All oil must meet API service classification SF - SJ . Remove terminal guard . Be sure tractor is on level surface . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first then RED battery Oil will drain more freely when warm . cable and remove battery from tractor . Catch oil in a suitable container . Rinse the battery with plain water and dry . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful not to allow dirt Clean terminals and battery cable ends with wire brush to enter the engine when changing oil . until bright . Remove cap from bottom fitting of drain valve and install Coat terminals with grease or petroleum jelly . the drain tube onto the fitting . Reinstall battery ( See " CONNECT BATTERY " in the Unlock drain valve by pushing inward and turning coun - Assembly section of this manual ) . terclockwise . V - BELTS To open , pull out on the drain valve . After oil has drained completely , close and Iockthe drain Check V - belts for deterioration and wear after 100 hours of valve by pushing inward and turning clockwise until the operation and replace if necessary . The belts are not pin is in the locked position as shown . adjustable . Replace belts if they begin to slip from wear . Remove the drain tube and replace the cap onto to the TRANSAXLE COOLING bottom fitting of the drain valve . The fan and cooling fins of transmission should be kept Refill engine with oil through oil fill dipstick tube . Pour clean to assure proper cooling . slowly . Do not overfill . For approximate capacity aseel . " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manu Do not attempt to clean fan or transmission while engine is Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for checking level . Be running orwhilethe transmission is hot . To prevent possible sure dipstick cap is tightened securely for accurate damage to seals , no not use high pressure water or steam to clean transaxle . reading . Keep oil at " FULL " line on dipstick . Inspect cooling fan to be su re fan blades are intact and OIL DRAIN VALVE clean . Inspect cooling fins for dirt , grass clippings and other materials . To prevent damage to seals , do not use compressed air or high pressure sprayer to clean cooling fins . TRANSAXLE PUMP FLUID The transaxle was sealed at the factory and fluid mainte - nance is not required for the life of the transaxle . Should the transaxle ever leak or require servicing , contact your nearest authorized service center / department . CLOSED AND ENGINE LOCKED POSITION LUBRICATION FIG . 16 Only use high quality detergent oil rated with API service classification SF - SJ . Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade CLEAN AIR SCREEN according to your expected operating temperatu re . SAE VISCOSITY GRADES Air screen must be kept free of dirt and chaff to prevent engine damage from overheating . Clean with awire brush or compressed airto remove dirt and stubborn dried gum fibers . CLEAN AIR INTAKE / COOLING AREAS 30 _ 2o Â° 10 _ 0 _ 2o _ 30 _ 40 _ TEMPERATURE RANGE ANTICIPATED BEFORE NEXT OIL CHANGE To insure proper cooling , make sure the grass screen , FIG . 15 cooling fins , and other external surfaces of the engine are NOTE : Although multi - viscosity oils ( 5W30 , 10W30 etc . ) kept clean at all times . improve starting in cold weather , these multi - viscosity oils Every 100 hours of operation ( more often under extremely will result in increased oil consumption when used above dusty , dirty conditions ) , remove the blower housing and 32 Â° F . Check your engine oil level more frequently to avoid other cooling shrouds . Clean the cooling fins and external possible engine damage from running low on oil . surfaces as necessary . Make sure the cooling shrouds are Change the oil after every 50 hours of operation or at least reinstalled . once a year if the tractor is not used for 50 hours in one year . NOTE : Operating the engine with a blocked grass screen , Check the crankcase oil level before starting the engine and dirty or plugged cooling fins , and ! orcooling shrouds removed after each eight ( 8 ) hours of operation . Tighten oil fill cap / will cause engine damage due to overheating . dipstick securely each time you check the oil level . 18
CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES AIR FILTER ( See Fig . 17 ) IN - LINE FUEL FILTER ( See Fig . 18 ) Your engine will not run properly using a dirty air filter . Clean The fuel filter should be replaced once each season . Iffuel the foam pre - cleaner after every 25 hours of operation or filter becomes clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carburetor , every season . Service paper cartridge every 100 hours of replacement is required . operation or every season , whichever occurs first . With engine cool , remove filter and plug fuel line sec - tions . Service air cleaner more often under dusty conditions . Place new fuel filter in position in fuel line with arrow Remove knobs and cover . pointing towards carburetor . TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and clamps are Wash it in liquid detergent and water . properly positioned . Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . Immediately wipe up any spilled gasoline . Saturate it in engine oil . Wrap it in clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to remove excess oil . If very dirty or damaged , replace pre - cleaner . CLAMP TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE Clean cartridge by tapping gently on flat surface . If very dirty or damaged , replace cartridge . Reinstall precleaner cartridge , cover and secure with knobs . CLAMP FUEL FILTER IMPORTANT : PETROLEUM SOLVENTS , SUCH HASE KEROSENE , ARE NOT TO BE USED TO CLEAN T CARTRIDGE . THEY MAY CAUSE DETERIORATION OF FIG . 18 THE CARTRIDGE . DO NOT OIL CARTRIDGE . DO NOT USE PRESSURIZED AIR TO CLEAN OR DRY CARTRIDGE . CLEANING Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . of all foreign matter . Keep finished surfaces and wheels free of all gasoline , oil , etc . CAR - Protect painted surfaces with automotive type wax . TRIDGE We do not recommend using a garden hose to clean your tractor unless the electrical system , muffler , air filter and carburetor are covered to keep water out . Water in engine can result in a shortened engine life . FOE % EA " E FIG . 17 MUFFLER Inspect and replace corroded muffler and spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could create a fire hazard and ! or damage . SPARK PLUGS Replace spark plugs at the beginning of each mowing season or after every 100 hours of operation , whichever occurs first . Spark plug type and gap setting are shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual . ENGINE OIL FILTER Replace the engine oil filter every season or every other oil change ifthe tractor is used more than 100 hours in one year . 19
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS CAUTION : BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUSTMENTS : Depress clutch / brake pedal fully and set parking brake . Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . Turn ignition key ' = OFF " and remove key . Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped . Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . TRACTOR UCT SPEClFICATlONS " section ofthis manual ) . Iftires are over or underinflated , you will not properly adjust your TO REMOVE MOWER ( See Fig . 19 ) mower . Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT ( See Figs . 19 and 20 ) If equipped , turn height adjustment knob to lowest Raise mower to its highest position . setting . Measure height from bottom edge of mower to ogroundth Lower mower to its lowest position . level at front corners of mower . Distance " A " on b Remove retainerspring holding anti - swaybar to chassis sides of mower should be the same . bracket and disengage anti - swaybar from bracket . If adjustment is necessary , make adjustment on one Remove four retainer springs from front plate assembly side of mower only . and remove plate . To raise one side of mower , tighten lift link adjustment nut on that side . Remove retainer springs from suspension arms atdeck and disengage arms from deck . To lower one side of mower , loosen lift link adjustment nut on that side . Raise attachment lift to its highest position . Slide mower forward and remove belt from electric NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut will change mower clutch pulley . height about 3 ! 16 " . Slide mower out from under right side of tractor . Recheck measurements after adjusting . TO INSTALL MOWER Follow procedure described in " INSTALL MOWER AND DRIVE BELT " in the Assembly section of this manual . BOTTOM EDGE OF BOTTOM EDGE OF MOWER TO MOWER TO TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING Adjust the mower while tractor is parked on level ground or FIG . 20 driveway . Make su re tires are properly inflated ( See " PROD - ADJUSTMENT NUTS LIFT ELECTRIC LINKS CLUTCH SUSPENSION PULLEY ARMS FRONT MOWER BRACKET FRONT BRACKET ASSMEBLY ' RETAINER SPRINGS FRONT RETAINER MOWER SPRING BRACKET ANTI - SWAY BAR RETAINER SPRINGS FIG . 19 20
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE MOWER DRIVE BELT FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT ( See Figs . 21 and 22 ) IMPORTANT : DECK MUST BE LEVEL SlDE - TO _ SlDE . IF MOWER DRIVE BELT REMOVAL ( See Fig . 23 ) THE FOLLOWING FRONT _ TO _ BACK ADJUSTMENT IS Park tractor on a level surface . Engage parking brake . NECESSARY , BE SU RE TO ADJUST BOTH FRONT . LINKS Remove screws from L . H . mandrel cover and remove EQUALLY SO MOWERWlLL STAY LEVEL SIDE - TO - SIDE cover . To obtain the best cutting results , the mower housing Roll belt over the top of LH . mandrel pulley . should be adjusted so the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower than the rearwhen the mower is in its highest position . Remove belt from electric clutch pulley . Check adjustment on right side of tractor . Measure dis - Remove belt from idler pulleys . tance " F " directly in front of and behind the mandrel at Remove any dirt or grass clippings which may have bottom edge of mower housing as shown . accumulated around mandrels and entire upper deck Before making any necessary adjustments , check that surface . both front links are equal in length . Check primary idler arm and two idlers to see that they If links are not equal in length , adjust one link to same rotate freely . length as other link . Be sure spring is securely hooked to primary idler arm To Iowerfront of mower housing , loosen nut " G " on both and bolt in mower housing . front links an equal number of turns . When distance " F " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower at front than rear , MOWER DRIVE BELT INSTALLATION ( See Fig . 23 ) Install belt in both idlers . Make sure belt is in both belt tighten nut " H " against trunnion on both front links . keepers at the idlers as shown . To raise front of mower housing , loosen nut " H " from trunnion on both front links . Tighten nut " G " on both Install new belt onto electric clutch pulley . front links an equal number of turns . Roll belt into upper groove of L . H . mandrel pulley . When distance " F " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower at frontthan rear , Carefully check belt routing making sure belt is in the tighten nut " H " against trunnion on both front links . grooves correctly and inside belt keepers . NOTE : Each full turn of nut " G " will change dim . " F " by Reassemble L . H . mandrel cover . approximately 3 / 8 " . ELECTRIC Recheck side - to - side adjustment . L . H . SCREWS CLUTCH MANDREL IDLER SPRING PULLEY PULLEYS PRIMARY IDLER ARM FIG . 21 BOTH FRONT LINKS MUST BE EQUAL IN LENGTH ING MANDRE MOWER DRIVE BELT BELT KEEPERS FIG . 23 TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE BELT ( See Fig . 24 ) NUT Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . Remove mower drive belt ( See " TO REPLACE MOWER DRIVE BELT " in this section of this manual ) . Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE MOWER " in this section of this manual ) . Remove screws from R . H . mandrel cover and remove cover . Unhook spring from bolt on mower housing . PLATE ASSEMBLY Carefully roll belt off R . H . mandrel pulley . Remove belt from center mandrel pulley , idler pulley , FIG . 22 and LH . mandrel pulley . Remove any dirt or grass which may have accumulated around mandrels and entire upper deck surface . 21
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS Check secondary idler arm and idler to see that they TO ADJUST BRAKE ( See Fig . 26 ) rotate freely . Your tractor is equipped with an adjustable brake system Be sure spring is hooked in secondary idler arm and which is mounted on the side of the transaxle . sway - bar bracket . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet stopping distance at Install new belt in lower groove of L . H . mandrel pulley , high speed in highest gear on a level dry concrete or paved idler pulley , and center mandrel pulley as shown . surface , then brake must be adjusted . Roll belt over R . H . mandrel pulley . Make sure belt is in Depress clutch / brake pedal and engage parking brake . all grooves properly . Measure distance between brake operating arm and nut Reconnect spring to bolt in mower housing and reinstall " A " on brake rod . R . H . mandrel cover . If distance is other than 1 - 1 / 2 " , loosen jam nut and turn Reinstall mower totractor ( See " lNSTALL MOWERAND nut " A " until distance becomes 1 - 1 / 2 " . Retighten jam nut DRIVE BELT " in the Assembly section of this manual ) . against nut " A " . Reassemble mower drive belt ( See " TO REPLACE Road test tractor for proper stopping distance as stated MOWER DRIVE BELT " in this section of this manual ) . above . Readjust if necessary . If stopping distance is MOWER still greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest gear , further L . H . MANDREL BLADE maintenance is necessary . Contact your nearest au - DRIVE BELT CENTER thorized service center / department . WITH PARKING BRAKE " ENGAGED " NUT , JAM NUT IDLER ARM OPERATING ARM SWAY BAR IDLER BRACKET PULLEY FIG . 24 TO ADJUST ATTACHMENT CLUTCH ( See Fig . 25 ) The electric clutch should provide years of service . The clutch has a built - in brake that stops the pulley within 5 FIG . 26 seconds . Eventually , the internal brake will wearwhich may cause the mower blades to not engage , or , to not stop as TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT required . Adjustments should be made by your nearest ( See Fig . 27 ) authorized service center / department . Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . For Make sure attachment clutch and ignition switches are ease of service there is a belt installation guide decal on in " OFF " position . bottom of left footrest . Adjust the three nylon Iocknuts until space between Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE MOWER " in this clutch plate and rotor measures . 012 " at all three slot section of this manual . ) locations cut in side of brake plate . BELT REMOVAL - NOTE : After installing a new electric clutch , run tractor at full Engage parking brake ( creates slack in belt ) . throttle and engage and disengage electric clutch 10 cycles Remove belt from clutching and fan idler pulleys . to wear in clutch plate . Loosen belt keeper above transaxle pulley . ROTOR Remove belt from transaxle pulley . Remove belt from engine pulley and front V - idler pulley . SLOT CLUTCH PLATE Pull belt out of all belt keepers and remove from tractor . BELT INSTALLATION - Place V part of belt into grooves on engine pulley and front V - idler , making sure to route belt inside of all belt keepers . Route belt on right side , coming from V - idler , towards NYLON LOCKNUT ( 3 ) BRAKE PLATE back of tractor , above midspan belt keeper and to top of transaxle pulley . FIG . 25 22
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS Route belt on left side , coming from engine pulley , towards back of tractor and through loop inmidspan belt JAM keeper . Place V part of belt into grooves on transaxle and fan idler pulleys , making sure to route belt inside of all belt keepers . Retighten belt keeper above transaxle pulley . Place belt around clutching idlers as shown , making sure to route belt inside of all belt keepers . Check to be sure belt is positioned correctly and is on proper side of all belt keepers . Reinstall mower . IMPORTANT : CHECK BRAKE ADJUSTMENT . FIG . 28 TRACTOR V - BELT DRIVE SCHEMATIC VIEWED FROM L . H . SIDE OF TRACTOR TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGNMENT CLUTCH - TRANSAXLE If steering wheel crossbars are not horizontal ( left to right ) ING - R BELT PULLEY CLUTCHING KEEPER when wheels are positioned straight forward , remove steer - FLAT ing wheel and reassemble per instructions in the Assembly ENGINE section of this manual . PULLEY FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN ADJUSTMENT Front wheel toe - in is required for proper steering operation . Toe - in was set at the factory and adjustment should not be necessary . If parts in the front axle or steering mechanism KEEPER BELT have been replaced or damaged , check toe - in and adjust if necessary . BELT FAN , ENGINE TO CHECK TOE - IN ( See Fig . 29 ) KEEPER IDLER PULLEY Position front wheels straight ahead . Measure distance between wheels at front and rear of tires ( dimensions " A " and " B " ) . Front dimension " A " should be 1 / 8 " to 1 / 4 " less than rear dimension " B " . AS VIEWED FROM BOTTOM TO ADJUST TOE - IN ( See Figs . 29 and 30 ) FIG . 27 Loosen jam nuts at adjustment sleeves on tie rod . Adjust tie rod until dimension " A " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 4 " less than TO ADJUST MOTION CONTROL LEVER dimension " B " . ( See Fig . 28 ) Tighten jam nuts securely . The motion control lever has been preset at the factory and adjustment should not be necessary . FRONT WHEEL CAMBER If for any reason the motion control lever will not hold its The front wheel camber is not adjustable on your tractor . If position while at a selected speed , itmay be adjusted at the damage has occurred to affect the front wheel camber , friction pack located on the right side of chassis . contact you rnearest authorized service center / department . Park tractor on level surface . Stop tractor by turning ignitionkey to " OFF " position and engage parking brake . _ B _ Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . While holding Iocknut , loosen jam nut Tighten Iocknut 1 / 4 turn . While holding Iocknut , tighten jam nut securely . NOTE : Ifforany reason the effort to move the motion control _ A _ lever becomes too excessive , reverse the above adjustment procedure by loosening Iocknut 1 / 4 turn . FIG . 29 Road test tractor after adjustment and repeat procedure if necessary . TRANSMISSION REMOVAL / REPLACEMENT Should your transmission require removal for service or replacement , it should be purged after reinstallation and before operating the tractor . See " PURGE TRANSMIS - SION " in the Operation section of this manual . 23
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS If your battery is too weak to start the engine , it should be ADJUSTMENT recharged . If " jumper cables " are used for emergency starting , follow this procedure : IMPORTANT : YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH A 12 VOLT NEGATIVE GROUNDED SYSTEM , THE OTHER VEHICLE MUST ALSO BE A 12 VOLT NEGATIVE GROUNDED SYSTEM . DO NOT USE YOUR TRACTOR BATTERY TO START OTHER VEHICLES . TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - Connect each end of the RED cable to the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each battery , taking care notto shortagainst chassis . JAM NUTS Connect one end of the BLACK cable to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal of fully charged battery . Connect the other end of the BLACK cable to good FIG . 30 CHASSIS GROUND , away from fuel tank and battery . TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE ORDER - BLACK cable first from chassis and then from the fully FRONT WHEEL ( See Fig . 31 ) charged battery . Block up axle securely . RED cable last from both batteries . Remove axle cover , retaining ring and washers to allow wheel removal . Repair tire and reassemble . Replace washers and snap retaining ring securely in axle groove . 1 " NEGATIVE " ( - ) Replace axle cover . REAR WHEEL - Block rear axle securely . Remove five ( 5 ) hub bolts to allow wheel removal . Repair tire and reassemble . Replace and tighten hub bolts securely . 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 rot and FIG . 32 corrosion . REPLACING BATTERY ( See Fig . 33 ) WASHERS CAUTION : Do not short battery termi - nals by allowing a wrench or any other object to contact both terminals at the RETAINING same time . Before connecting battery , RING remove metal bracelets , wristwatch bands , rings , etc . Positive terminal must be connected first to prevent sparking from accidental grounding . COVER Lift hood to raised position . FIG . 31 Remove terminal guard . Disconnect BLACK battery cable then RED battery TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK BATTERY cable and carefully remove battery from tractor . ( See Fig . 32 ) Install new battery with terminals in same position as old battery . CAUTION : Lead - acid batteriesgenerate Reinstall terminal guard . explosive gases . Keep sparks , flame and smoking materials away from bat - First connect RED battery cable to positive ( + ) battery teries . Always wear eye protection when terminal with hex bolt and keps nut as shown . Tighten around batteries . securely . 24
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative ( - ) battery ADJUSTMENT SPRING BUSHING terminal with remaining hex bolt and keps nut . Tighten BOLT securely Close terminal access doors . Close hood . KEPS NUT TERMINAL ACCESS HEX BOLT DOOR ATTACHMENT Â® LIFT SPRING POSITIVE Â® CABLE JAM NUT TERMINAL FIG . 34 GUARE ( BLACK ) TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL ASSEMBLY CABLE ( See Fig . 35 ) FIG . 33 Raise hood . Unsnap headlight wire connector . TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB Stand infront of tractor . Grasp hood at sides , tilt toward Raise hood . engine and lift off of tractor . Pull bulb holder out of the hole inthe backside of the grill . To replace , reverse above procedures . Replace bulb in holder and push bulb holder securely back into the hole in the backside of the grill . HOOD Close hood . INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS HEADLIGHT Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to ran WIRE poorly , stop running , or prevent it from starting . CONNECTOR Check wiring . See electrical wiring diagram in the Repair Parts section . TO REPLACE FUSE Replace with 30 amp automotive - type plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located behind the dash . TO ADJUST ATTACHMENT LIFT SPRING ( See Fig . 34 ) While holding spring bushing with wrench , loosen jam nut . FIG . 35 Turn adjustment bolt clockwise to extend spring and reduce lift effort for heavier attachments . Turn adjustment bolt counterclockwise for lighter at - tachments . Retighten jam nat against spring bushing . IMPORTANT : DO NOTADJUST FOR MAXIMUM SPRING TENSION WHEN USING LIGHT ATTACHMENTS SUCH AS A MOWER . ADJUST LIFT LEVER SPRING TO AID IN LIFTING ATTACHMENT . DO NOT OVERPOWER SPRING . WHEN REMOVING ATTACHMENT , ALWAYS ADJUST SPRING TENSION TO ITS LOWEST POSITION . 25
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS ENGINE STOP TO ADJUST THROTTLE CONTROL CABLE ( See Fig . 36 ) The throttle control has been preset at the factory and adjustment should not be necessary . Check adjustment as described below before loosening cable . If adjustment is necessary , proceed as follows : With engine not running , move throttle control lever to fast position . Check that swivel is against stop . If it is not , loosen cable clamp screw and pull cable back until swivel is against stop . Tighten cable clamp screw securely . SWIVEL CLAMP SCREW TO ADJUST CHOKE CONTROL ( See Fig . 37 ) FIG . 36 The choke control has been preset at the factory and adjustment should not be necessary . Check adjustment as described below before loosening cable . If adjustment is necessary , proceed as follows : With engine not running , move choke control ( located on dash panel ) to full choke position . Loosen knob and remove cover assembly from air cleaner . Choke should be closed . If itisnot , loosen casing clamp screw and move choke cable until choke is completely closed . Tighten casing clamp screw securely . Replace air cleaner cover assembly and tighten knob . TO ADJUST CARBURETOR Your carburetor is not adjustable . If your engine does not operate properly due to suspected carburetor problems , take your tractor to an authorized service center for repair and / or adjustment . High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do not adjust - damage CLAMP SCREW may result . IMPORTANT : NEVER TAMPER WITH THE ENGINE FIG . 37 GOVERNOR , WHICH IS FACTORY SET FOR PROPER ENGINE SPEED . OVERSPEEDING THE ENGINE ABOVE THE FACTORY HIGH SPEED SETTING CAN BE DANGEROUS . IF YOU THINK THE ENGINE - GOVERNED HIGH SPEED NEEDS ADJUSTING , CONTACT YOUR NEAREST AUTHORIZED SERVICE CENTER / DEPARTMENT , WHICH HAS PROPER EQUIPMENT AND EXPERIENCE TO MAKE ANY NECESSARY ADJUSTMENTS . 26
STORAGE ENGINE Immediately prepare your tractor for storage atthe end of the season or if the tractor will not be used for 30 days or more . FUEL SYSTEM CAUTION : Never store the tractor with IMPORTANT : IT IS IMPORTANT TO PREVENT GUM DEPOSITS FROM FORMING IN ESSENTIAL FUEL SYSTEM gasoline in the tank inside a building PARTS SUCH AS CARBURETOR , FUEL FILTER , FUEL where fumes may reach an open flame A HOSE , OR TANK DURING STORAGE . ALSO , or spark . Allow the engine to cool EXPERIENCE INDICATES THAT ALCOHOL BLENDED before storing in any enclosure . FUELS ( CALLED GASOHOL OR USING ETHANOL OR METHANOL ) CAN ATTRACT MOISTURE WHICH LEADS TO SEPARATION AND FORMATION OF ACIDS DURING STORAGE . ACIDIC GAS CAN DAMAGE THE FUEL TRACTOR SYSTEM OF AN ENGINE WHILE IN STORAGE . Remove mower from tractor forwinter storage . When mower Drain the fuel tank . is to be stored for a period of time , clean it thoroughly , Start the engine and let it ran until the fuel lines and remove all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . Store in a clean , dry carburetorare empty . area . Never use engine or carburetor cleaner prod acts in the Clean entire tractor ( See " CLEAN ING " in the Customer fuel tank or permanent damage may occur . Responsibilities section of this manual ) . Use fresh fuel next season . Inspect and replace belts , if necessary ( See belt re - NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable alternative in placement instructions in the Service and Adjustments minimizing the formation of fuel gum deposits during stor - section of this manual ) . age . Add stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or storage Lubricate as shown in the Customer Responsibilities container . Always follow the mix ratio found on stabilizer section of this manual . container . Run engine at least 10 minutes after addingDo Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws are securely stabilizertoallowthestabilizertoreachthecarburetor . fastened . Inspect moving partsfordamage , breakage not drain the gas tank and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . and wear . Replace if necessary . Touch up all rusted or chipped paint surfaces ; sand ENGINE OIL lightly before painting . Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace with clean engine oil . ( See " ENGIN E " in the Customer Responsibilities section of BATTERY this manual ) . Fully charge the battery for storage . After a period of time in storage , battery may require CYLINDER ( S ) recharging . Remove spark plug ( s ) . To help prevent corrosion and power leakage during long Pour one ounce of oil through spark plug hole ( s ) into periods of storage , battery cables should be discon - cylinder ( s ) . nected and battery cleaned thoroughly ( see " TO CLEAN Turn ignition key to " START " position for a few seconds BATTERYAND TERMINALS " in the Customer Respon - to distribute oil . sibilities section of this manual ) . Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . After cleaning , leave cables disconnected and place cables where they cannot come in contact with battery terminals . OTHER If battery is removed from tractor for storage , do not Do not store gasoline from one season to another . store battery directly on concrete or damp surfaces . Replace your gasoline can if your can starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt in your gasoline will cause problems . If possible , store your tractor indoors and cover itto give protection from dust and dirt . Cover your tractor with a suitable protective cover that does not retain moisture . Do not use plastic . nPlasticd cannot breathe which allows condensation to form a will cause your tractor to rust . IMPORTANT : NEVERCOVERTRACTORWHILEENGINE AND EXHAUST AREAS ARE STILL WARM . 27
TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Will not start 1 . Out of fuel . 1 . Fill fuel tank . 2 . Engine not " CHOKED " properly . 2 . See " TO START ENGINE " in Operation section . 3 . Engine flooded . 3 . Wait several minutes 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 , refili 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 Adjustments section . 10 . Engine valves out of adjustment . 10 . Contact an authorized 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 . Stale or dirty fuel . 5 . Drain fuel tank and refill with fresh gasoline . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all wiring . 7 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 7 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service Adjustments section . 8 . Engine valves out of adjustment . 8 . Contact an authorized service center / department . Engine will not turn over 1 . Brake pedal not depressed . 1 . Depress brake pedal . 2 . Attachment clutch is engaged . 2 . Disengage attachment clutch . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 . Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Blown fuse . 4 . Replace fuse . 5 . Corroded battery terminals . 5 . Clean battery terminals . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all wiring . 7 . Faulty ignition switch . 7 . Check / replace ignition switch . 8 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 8 . Checldreplace solenoid or starter . 9 . Faulty operator presence switch ( es ) . 9 . Contact an authorized service center / department . Engine clicks but will not 1 . Weak or dead battery . 1 . Recharge or replace battery . start 2 . Corroded battery terminals . 2 . Clean battery terminals . 3 . Loose or damaged wiring . 3 . Check all wiring . 4 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 4 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . Loss of power 1 . Cutting too much grass / too fast . 1 . Set in " Higher Cut " position / reduce speed . 2 . Throttle in " CHOKE " position . 2 . Adjust throttle control . 3 . Build - up of grass , leaves and trash under mower . 3 . Clean underside of mower housing . 4 . Dirty air filter . 4 . Clean / replace air filter . 5 . Low oil level / dirty oil . 5 . Check oil level / change oiI . 6 . Faulty spark plug . 6 . Clean and regap or change spark plug . 7 . Dirty fuel filter . 7 . Replace fuel filter . 8 . Stale or dirty fuel . 8 . Drain fuel tank and refill with fresh gasoline . 9 . Water in fuel . 9 . Drain fuel tank and carburetor , refili 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 adjustment . 14 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service Adjustments section . 15 . Engine valves out of adjustment . 15 . Contact an authorized service center / department . Excessive vibration 1 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Bent blade mandrel . 2 . Replace blade mandrel . 3 . Loose / damaged part ( s ) . 3 . Tighten loose part ( s ) . Replace damaged parts . 28
TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Engine continues to run 1 . Faulty operator - safety presence control system . 1 . Check wiring , switches and connections . If not when operator leaves corrected , contact an authorized service center / seat with attachment department . clutch engaged Poor cut - uneven 1 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Mower deck not level . 2 . Level mower deck . 3 . Buildup of grass , leaves , and trash under mower . 3 . Clean underside of mower housing . 4 . Bent blade mandrel . 4 . Replace blade mandrel . 5 . Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of 5 . Clean around mandreis to open vent holes . grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . Mower blades will not 1 . Obstruction in clutch mechanism . 1 . Remove obstruction . rotate 2 . Worn / damaged mower drive belt . 2 . Replace mower drive belt . 3 . Frozen idler pulley . 3 . Replace idler pulley . 4 . Frozen blade mandrel . 4 . Replace blade mandrel . Poor grass discharge 1 . Engine speed too slow . 1 . Place throttle control in " FAST " position . 2 . Travel speed too fast . 2 . Shift to slower speed . 3 . Wet grass . 3 . Allow grass to dry before mowing . 4 . Mower deck not level . 4 . Level mower deck . 5 . Low / uneven tire air pressure . 5 . Check tires for proper air pressure . 6 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 6 . Replace / sharpen blade . Tighten blade bolt . 7 . Buildup of grass , leaves and trash under mower . 7 . Clean underside of 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 holes from buildup of 11 . Clean around mandreis to open vent holes . grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . 1 . Switch is " OFF " . 1 . Turn switch " ON " . Headlight ( s ) not working ( if so equipped ) 2 . Bulb ( s ) or lamp ( s ) burned out . 2 . Replace bulb ( s ) or lamp ( s ) . 3 . Faulty light switch . 3 . Check / replace light switch . 4 . Loose or damaged wiring . 4 . Check wiring and connections . 5 . Blown fuse . 5 . Replace fuse . Battery will not charge 1 . Bad battery cell ( s ) . 1 . Replace battery . 2 . Poor cable connections . 2 . Check / clean all connections . 3 . Faulty regulator ( if so equipped ) . 3 . Replace regulator . 4 . Faulty alternator . 4 . Replace alternator . Loss of drive 1 . Freewheel control in " disengaged " position . 1 . Place freewheel control in " engaged " position . 2 . Motion drive belt worn , damaged , or broken . 2 . Replace motion drive belt . 3 . Air trapped in transmission during shipment 3 . Purge transmission . or servicing . Engine " backfires " Engine throttle control not set at " SLOW " 1 . Move throttle control to " SLOW " position and allow when turning engine position for 30 seconds before stopping engine . to idle for 30 seconds before stopping engine . " OFF " 29
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRGT22H50C SCHEMATIC BLACK RED BATTERY SOLENOID I ! BLUE SPARK PLUGS BLACK ( 2 PLUGS _ GAPL . ON TWIN CY ENGINES ) SOLENOID A CHARGING SYSTEM OUTPUT f16 AMP DC @ 3600 RPM REG LATO2 RED 28 VOLTS AC @ 3600 RPM ( REGULATOR D _ SCONNECTED ) PTO SWITCH HEADLIGHTS L POSITION CIRCUIT IGNITION SWITCH t OFF C + G , B + AH + ON C + F , B + E , D POSITION CIRCUIT " MAKE " RELAY OFF M + G + A1 NONE ON + LIGHTS B + A1 L + A2 GFC ON B + A1 NONE START B + S + A1 NONE NON - REMOVABLE REMOVABLE CONNECTIONS WIRING INSULATED CLIPS CONNECTIONS NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR DA SERVICING OF UNIT , THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED TO PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING . 31
REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRGT22H50C ELECTRICAL 22 79 41 , I 24 43 42 81 27 / , i I 26 16 8 I 29 I I I I ! I \ I \ i . . . . 28 - - - I I I I 32
REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRGT22H50C ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 144926 Battery 2 74760412 Bolt Hex Head 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 8 7603J Tray , tBattery 10 145211 Bolt Btr Fr 1 / 4 - 20 X 7.5 zinc 11 150109 Holdown Battery Front Mount 12 145769 Nut Push Nylon 1 / 4 " 16 153664 Switch Interlock Push - In 21 166184 Harness Headlight 22 4152J Bulb Light 24 4206J Cable , Battery 25 146149 Cable , Battery 26 108824X Fuse 27 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 28 170697 Cable , Ground 29 160784 Switch , Plunger 30 175566 Switch , Ign 33 140401 Key 40 170238 Harness , Ignition 41 17720408 Screw 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 42 131563 Cover , Terminal Red 43 178861 Solenoid 45 122822X Ammeter 50 174653 Switch , PTO 52 141940 Protection Wire Loop 79 163996 Socket , Light Bulb 81 109748X Relay Asm . NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 33
REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRGT22H50C CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES . , . , . , - . , _ 138 141 lS8 37 130 J 130 122 _ o _ 8 146 / 68 143 28 21 \ _ - . - 130 42 2O 56 / 44 17 21 17 2O 100 19 21 68 70 63 60 102 _ 86 34
REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRGT22H50C CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 175465 Rail , Frame RH 63 19131614 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 14 Ga . 2 175282 Drawbar , Gt 68 17490508 Screw , Thd 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 45 73680700 Nut , Crownlock 7 / 16 - 14Unc 70 177679 Belt Keeper Ground Drive 163976X428 Dash 84 142992 Stop , Over Center Mower 678 157882 Dash Asm . , Lower 86 74760716 Bolt , Fin Hex 7 / 16 - 14 Uncx 1 17720408 Screw , Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 90 11050600 Washer , Lock External Tooth 3 / 8 Rail , Frame Lh 145166 Support , Battery 91 175464 14 Bracket Skid Chassis 175259X428 Hood Asm . , Pnt 98 175847 16 121794X Cover , Access 99 140871 Rod By Pass 17 17060612 Screw , 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 100 71673 Cap Parking Brake Rodx 18 175289X428 Grille 101 17490628 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 1 - 3 / 4 19 19131312 Washer 13 / 32x 13 / 16x 12 Ga . 102 4497H Retainer , Spring 2O 74760616 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 103 142273 Lock , By Pass 21 73680600 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 106 138776 Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 Type - TT 24 Screw Hex Wshd 8 18 x7 / 8 145243X428 Footrest , RH 122 161464 28 Screw HWHD Hi - Lo # 13 - 16 x 3 / 4 145244X428 Footrest , LH 130 164863 3O 145052 Saddle , Hydro 1995 138 163975X428 CupholderYTGT5 / 31 Bolt Shoulder 16 - 18 TT 161419 Bracket , Supt 1 - pc VGT Steering 139 17187306 32 161327 Bracket , Pivot Chassis LH 140 1638 MagnetYTGTate 33 Stricker Pl YTGT 161326 Bracket , Pivot Chassis RH 141 163805 34 Bracket Dash RH 177018 Plate Asm . Engine Chassis 142 16189747X428 35 19111116 Washer 11 / 32 x 11 / 16 x 16 Ga . 143 1698 Skirt Grill RH 36 17060512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 144 161900 Bracket Dash LH 37 Skirt Grill LH 167287X428 Fender , Pnt . 146 169848X428 39 175278 Bracket , Axle Front 148 164655 Extrusion Bumper 42 Duct Heat Hood 72140608 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 150 161237 43 136939 Bracket , Spnsn Front Lh 152 177956 Shield Browning 44 136940 Bracket , Spnsn Front Rh 153 161838 Lightbox Bar 45 Lens Bar 154913 Bracket Asm . , Susp Chassis Rh 157 1618400608 47 17490608 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 158 1767 Screw Thd rol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 TYT 50 175476 Bracket , Chassis Front 56 154914 Bracket Asm . , Susp Chassis Lh NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 58 175315 Bracket Asm . , Fender 1 inch = 25.4 mm 6O 17060620 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 35
REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRGT22H50C GROUND DRIVE 36 6 46 / / _ 68 / 6 15 47 84 33 9 89 _ 111 3 61 105 69 lOl 112 100 _ 113 _ 89 2 36
REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRGT22H50C GROUND DRIVE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Nut Crownlock5 / 16 - 18 2 7070E Key 1 / 4 x 2.5 72 7368050048 3 7563R Washer Thrust Axle Harden 73 744905 Bolt Hex FLGHD 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 Gr . 5 5 73680600 Nut Crownlock3 / 8 - 16 74 142432 Screw HexWsh . Hi - Lo 1 / 4 - 1 / 2 Bracket Transaxle 6 76020412 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 3 / 4 76 140481 7 140507 Wheel Hub Asm . 77 74760716 Bolt Fin Hex 7 / 16 - 14 x 1 9 140080 Bolt Hub 79 72110505 Bolt Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 15 19131316 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 16 Ga 80 140484 Bracket Torque RH / Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 4 17 140921 Spring Rod Brake 81 17060612 20 73940800 Nut Hex Jam Toplock 1 / 2 - 20 UNF 82 15058679 Bracket MountTorque / Fan 22 156103 Shift Arm Asm 83 1404 Strap Torque Mid 23 140845 Knob 84 140490 Spacer 28 73350600 Nut 85 17490644 Screw # 10 - 24 x 1 - 1 / 4 29 140494 BrakeRod 86 140462 Fan 7 " Hydro 30 19131616 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 x 16 Ga . 87 140491 Adapter Fan 33 12000053 Ring E 88 161592 Pulley Idlerlock Nut Crown 7 / 16 - 14 UNC 34 71673 CapPlunger 89 73680700 35 137648 Rod Parking Brake 90 140489 Keeper Belt Screw Thd rol 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 3 / 4 36 149412 Spring Drive Ground 91 17541020 Bolt Fin Hex 5 / 16 - 18 x 1.25 37 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 92 74760520 Link Shift Asm 38 150035 Nyliner , Bushing 93 14050235 39 74321016 Screw Fin # 10 - 24 x 1 94 1338 Fastner Christmas Tree 40 178575 Actuator Interlock Switch 96 141103 Washer Nickel Plated 41 73931000 Nut Lock # 10 - 24 98 141004 Bracket Shift 42 123533X CoverPedal 99 17060624 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 46 145170 Retainer Spring 100 126881X6 Washer Compression 47 138228 Clutch Rod 101 15610 Washer Bellville Bracket Idler 48 72110612 Bolt Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 Gr 5 104 140480 50 131494 Pulley Idler Flat 105 17580408 Screw Tap 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 51 73800600 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 106 142918 O - Ring Asm . Hydro Ger 70110 52 139123 Pulley Idler Grooved 107 154739 Line Fuel Hydro 15 " Vgt Serv 53 207J WasherHartdened 108 142917 Cap Asm Vent Hydro Gear 70109 54 161590 Arm Asm Idler Clutch 98 109 140929 Spring Return Brake 55 105706X Bearing , Idler 111 15624004 Spacer Shift Leer Vgth 56 140218 V - Belt 112 1561 Washer Nylon High Temp 61 140488 Pullery Transaxle 113 73220700 Nut , HexAsf 7 / 16 - 14 UNC 64 154752 Shaft Asm Brake Parking Clutch 115 123405X Keeper Belt T / A Grid Dr . LR 65 67609 Bolt Shoulder 116 73900500 Nut Lock Hex Flange 5 / 16 - 18 66 140296 Washer Hardened 117 73900600 Nut Lock Flange 3 / 8 - 16 UNCUNC 67 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga 118 73800500 Nut Lock Hx W / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 68 5142H Pin Roll - - 163198 Transaxle Hydro 69 123800X Washer NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 70 164892X428 Console Hydro Fender 1 inch = 25.4 mm 71 151179 Plate Console Shift 37
REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRGT22H50C STEERING ASSEMBLY t _ _ _ - _ . I 14 21 15 2O 23 22 31 34 36 32 6 27 17 14 42 28 19 27 6 / / 16 / \ \ \ 38
REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRGT22H50C STEERING ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159944X428 Wheel , Steering 2 178557 Axle Asm . , Front 3 6855M Fitting , Grease 4 161849 Spindle Asm , LH 5 161848 Spindle Asm . , RH 6 6266H Bearing , Race Thrust Harden 7 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Ga . 8 12000029 Ring , Klip # T5304 - 75 9 121232X Cap , Spindle 10 74781044 Bolt , Fin Hex 5 / 8 - 11 x 2 - 3 / 4 11 136518 Spacer , Brg . Axle Front 12 73901000 Nut , Lock Flange 5 / 8 - 11 Unc 13 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga . 14 10040600 Washer , Lock Hvy Hlcl Spr 3 / 8 15 7810H Nut Lock Center 3 / 8 - 24 Unf 16 145103 Shaft Asm . , Steering 17 137347 Rod Tie Service 18 175572 Draglink , Ball Joint Solid Vgt 19 156011 Support Asm . , Steering Vgt 20 163887X428 Boot Steering Stealth 21 159945 Adapter , Wheel Steering 22 155105 Bushing , Strg . 23 152927 Screw 25 74780616 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 Gr . 5 26 159946X428 Insert Cap Strg WH 27 3366R Bearing , Cal . Strg . 28 17000612 Screw Hexwsh thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 29 104239X Bearing , Flange 31 138136 Bushing , Nyliner Snap 32 19111619 Washer 11 / 32 x 1 x 10Ga . 33 10040500 Washer , Lock Hvy Hlcl Spr 5 / 16 34 74780512 Bolt , Fin Hex 5 / 16 - 18unc x 3 / 4 35 138059 Gear , Sector Steering 36 137156 Tie Rod 37 73360600 Jam Nut RH Thread 38 109850X Joint Asm . Ball RH Thread 39 73700600 Nut Hex Jam 3 / 8 - 24 Unf 40 109851X Joint Asm Ball LH 41 155246 Bracket Switch Interlock Vgt 97 42 17490508 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 Tyt 44 160135X428 Extension Steering1 - 45 19132411 Washer 13 / 32 x 1 / 2 x 11 Ga . NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 39
REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRGT22H50C ENGINE 69 _ 62 20 84 _ / 74 84 12 81 11 18 15 17 42 43 37 29 ! 26 27 16 39 SPARK ARRESTER KIT 40
REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRGT22H50C ENGINE KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Engine Briggs , Model No . 407777 ( Order parts from engine manuf . ) 2 149723 Muffler Side 8 121361X Pulley V - Idler 9 177748 Keeper Asm . Belt Engine VGT 10 175287 Bushing 11 170056 Clutch Electric 12 143996 Pulley Engine VGT Elect Clutch 15 151346 Tank Fuel Rear 3.50 16 109227X Pad Spacer 17 106082X Pad Spacer 18 140527 Top Vented N / LANY 20 175437X428 Control Throttle 21 164863 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 X 5 / 8 22 175440X428 Control Choke 24 11050600 Washer Ext Tooth 3 / 8 25 73920600 Nut Keps 3 ! 8 - 24 Unf 26 3645J BushingTank 27 139277 Stem Fuel 28 7834R Fuel Line 29 137180 Spark Arrester Kit 35 10040500 Washer 37 123487X Clamp Hose3 ! 39 17490636 ScrewTT 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 4 UNC 40 17490664 Screw TT 3 ! 8 - 16 x 4 UNC 41 126197X Washer 1 - 1 / 20D X 15 ! 32 ID X . 250 42 10040700 Washer Lock 7 / 16 43 173937 Bolt Hex 7 ! 16 - 20 X 4 Gr . 5 45 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 47 175288 Spacer 62 146629 Shield Heat Muffler CV - lntek 69 165391 Gasket 70 176069 Tube Exhaust LH 71 176070 Tube Exhaust RH 74 162295 Elbow Street Brass 79 71070512 Screw Hex Hd Cap 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 81 148456 Tube Drain Oil Easy 82 148315 Plug Oil Drain Easy 83 171877 Bolt 5 ! 16 - 18unc X 1 - 3 / 4 W / Sems 84 17060624 Screw 3 ! 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 41
REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRGT22H50C SEAT ASSEMBLY \ \ \ \ \ 18 Ii I 19 22 17 12 i 21 I 3 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 173818 Seat 15 121249X Spacer , Split 2 140551 Bracket , Pivot Seat 16 123740X Spring , Cprsn . 3 140675 Strap , Fender Asm . 17 123976X Nut , Lock 1 / 4 Lg . Fig . Gr . 512 4 127018X Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 62 18 19171912 Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x Ga . 5 145006 Clip , Push - In Hinged 19 166369 Knob , Seat 6 73800600 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 20 124238X Cap , Spring Seat BIkA 7 124181X Spring , Seat Cprsn . 21 171852 Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 Unc - 2 8 171877 Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 UNC x 3 / 4 w / Sems 22 73800500 Nut , Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18 10 174894 Pan , Seat NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 12 121246X Bracket , Mounting Switch 1 inch = 25.4 mm 13 121248X Bushing , Snap 14 72050412 Bolt , Carriage 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 - 1 / 2 42
REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRGT22H50C LIFT ASSEMBLY 40 35 73 42 43 38 7 39 [ - \ I 29 23 16 13 23 13 15 23 _ 20 19 18 41 12 - . . . _ KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 121006X Rod Asm . , Lever 26 73680800 Nut , Crownlock 1 / 2 - 13 Unc 2 177535 29 150233 Shaft Asm . , Lift Vgt Trunnion Inf . Height 3 159189 Lever Asm . , Lift Rh 30 110807X Nut , Special3 / 4 12000022 31 19131016 Washer 1 32 x 5 / 8 x 16 Ga . E - Ring Truarc # 5133 - 87 5 19292016 Washer 29 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Ga . 32 137150 Spring , Compression Inf Hgt 6 71110624 33 76020308 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 Pin , Cotter 3 / 32 x 1 ! 2 7 125631X 34 137167 Grip , Handle Fluted Rod , Adj Lift 8 170770 35 138057 Button , Plunger Knob , Inf 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 9 122364X 38 155097 Plunger , Lever Lift Pointer , Height Indicator 10 2876H 39 123935X Spring 2 - 1 ! 8 " Plug , 5Hole / 11 146704 Link Lift 40 17060516 Screw 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 12 163552 41 73540600 Nut , Crownlock 3 ! 8 - 24 Retainer , Spring 13 139868 42 19112410 Washer 11 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 2 x 10 Ga . Arm , Suspension Vgt 14 169865 43 123934X Bearing Pivot Lift Tapered Scale , Indicator Height 15 73680600 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 70 145212 Nut , Hexflange LockOil 16 674A247 72 110452X Nut , Push Phos & Spring Asm . , Assist Lift 18 143363 73 73350600 Nut Hex Jam 3 / 8 - 16 Unc Bracket , Spring 1Assist6 19 19131316 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / x 16 Ga . 75 175805 Plate Asm Susp Frt 20 5328J 76 175560 Bolt , Adjust Spring Assist Pin Flange 21 74760616 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 78 175689 Trunnion Front Suspension 23 4939M Retainer , Spring 24 73350800 Nut , Jam Hex 1 / 2 - 13 Unc NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRGT22H50C MOWER DECK 55 48 48 48 36 2 2 22 112 45 54 10 23 44
REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRGT22H50C MOWER DECK KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 157787 Deck Asm . , Mower 50 " 48 137729 Screw , Thd Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 2 73680500 Nut , Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18 49 136574 Cover , Mandrel LH 5 138457 Bracket Asm . , Sway Bar 50 137272 Arm , Idler Primary 6 4939M Retainer , Spring 51 137273 Spring , Secondary 7 130832 Arm Suspension , Rear 52 13924589 Pulley , Idler V Groove 8 850857 Bolt 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 Patched 53 1377 Shield , Idler 9 10030600 Washer , Lock Hvy 3 / 8 Unplated 54 139573 V - Belt , Mower Primary 10 140296 Washer , Hard Blade MowerVented 55 144959 V - Belt , Mower Secondary 11 137380 Blade ( 3 Required ) 56 138687 Spring , Primary 13 137553 Shaft Asm . , W / Lower Brg 58 133957 Wheel , Gauge 14 137152 Housing , Mandrel 50 " Vent 59 137644 Bolt , Shoulder 15 110485X Washer Hardened Bearing , Ball Mandrel 62 133943 16 174493 Stripper , MowerVented 63 72110612 Bolt Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 2 . 17 106735X Washer 3 / 8 x 7 / 8 x 14 Ga Rod , Hinge 64 19121414 18 19111016 Washer 11 / 32 x 5 / 8 x 16 Ga . 65 173981 Pulley Idler Flat Mower 19 105304X CapSleeve 66 173979 Keeper , Belt Idler 50 " Vent 20 123713X Spring , Torison Delector 67 73930600 Nut , Center Lock 3 / 8 - 16 21 137607X421 Bracket , Deflector 94 74760516 Bolt Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 22 110452X Nut , Push 95 175746 Bracket , Asm . Noseroller LH 23 110509X428 Shield , Deflector Mower 96 175747 Bracket , Asm . Noseroller RH 26 72110606 Washer 17 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Ga . Bolt RdHd Sht Sqnk 97 19171416 27 19131316 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 16 Ga . 98 132264 Roller , Nose 28 132823 Spacer , Spring Stop Idler 99 72110614 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4 Gr . 5 29 73800500 Nut , Lock HxW / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 103 155986 Bar Adj . Gauge Wh . 30 157722 Pin Head Rivot Screw Thd Rolling Washer Head 104 156941 31 137266 Bracket Ga Wh Asm RH 50 Nut , Fig Top Lock Cntr 9 / 16 105 156852X421 32 173436 Bracket Ga Wh Asm LH 50 Pulley , Mandrel 106 156853X421 33 129963 Washer , Spacer Mower Vented 107 156854X421 Bracket Ga Wh Assy F RH 50 34 72140610 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 108 156856X421 Bracket Ga Wh Assy F LH 50 35 72110616 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16x2 109 72010505 Bolt Carraige 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 36 72110608 Nut Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 Gr . 5 110 73980500 37 137166X421 Washer 17 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . Stiffener , Arm Idler 112 19171216 38 173968 Keeper , Belt Idler 113 72110504 Bolt Carriage 5 / 16 - Unc 1 / 2 39 173438 Pulley , Idler Flat - - 143651 Mandrel Asm ( Includes Key Nos . 8 - 40 173980 Pulley , Driven 10 , 13 - 15 , 31 and 33 ) 42 72140506 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 3 / 4 - - 173532 Mower Asm Service ( Std . Deck - 43 136460X421 Arm , Idler Secondary Order separately all Nose Roller 44 122052X Spacer , Retainer components ) 45 73680600 Nut , Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 46 74760628 Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 Uric x 1 - 3 / 4 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 47 137200 Cover , Mandrel RH 1 inch = 25.4 mm 45
REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRGT22H50C DECALS 3 4 10 9 15 ! 29 29 11 17 14 KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . Decal , Ins . Whl . Strg . 1 164095 Decal , Dash 15 172743 Decal , Saddle Brake Parking 2 170852 Decal , Engine 17 140837 Decal , Battery 3 176272 Decal , Hood , RH 19 145005 Reflector , Taillight 4 176273 Decal , Hood , LH 23 106202X Decal , Fender Auto Trans 5 176654 Decal , Hood Side Phi PPro 29 176651 Decal , Handle Lift ( Lift Handle ) 6 170563 Decal , Warning - - 138311 Pad Footrest 9 172740 Decal - - 133671 Decal , Control Movement 10 157140 Decal , Danger - - 142342 Manual , Owner's ( English ) 11 101892X Decal , Clutch / Brake - - 178493 Manual , Owner's ( French ) 14 160397 Decal , V - Belt Schematic - - 178494 KEY PART DESCRIPTION WHEELS & TIRES NO . NO . 1 59192 Cap , Valve , Tire 2 65139 Stem , Valve 3 106228X421 Rim Assembly , Front 4 8134H Tube , Front ( Service Item Only ) 3 5 106230X Tire , Front 6 278H 4 Fitting , Grease ( Front Wheel nly ) 10 7 7 9040H Bearing , Flange ( Front Wheel Only ) 8 104757X421 Cap , Axle ( Front Wheel Only ) 5 9 105588X Tire , Rear 9 10 7154J Tube , Rear ( Service Item Only ) 8 11 106277X421 Rim Assembly , Rear 12 6856M Fitting , Grease - - 144334 Sealant , Tire ( 10 oz . Tube ) NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 46
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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 two ( 2 ) years 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 replacing 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 components 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 attachment 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 main - tained in accordance with the instructions furnished . 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 , normal 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 : In Canada contact : Electrolux Home Products a division of WCI Outdoor Products , Inc . Electrolux Home Products a division of WCI Outdoor Products , Inc . Outdoor Products Customer Service Dept . 7075 Ordan Drive 250 Bobby Jones Expressway Augusta , GA 30909 USA Mississauga , Ontario L5T 1K6 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 WARRAN _ TIES 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 Magnuson - Moss Act of 1975 . 50
SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL , I " " NOT ACROSS HILL SIGHTING IIDE SIGHT AND HOLD THIS LEVEL WITH SKY LINE OR TREE , Â¢ jrt 15 Â° MAX . Operate your Tractor up and down the face of slopes ( not greater than 15 Â° ) , never across the face . Make turns gradu - ally to prevent tipping or loss of control . Exercise extreme caution when changing direction on slopes .
PARTS AND SERVICE Your POULAN PRO product has been expertly engineered and carefully manufactured to rigid quality standards . As with all mechanical products , some adjustments or part replacement may be necessary during the life of your unit . FOR SERVICE OR REPLACEMENT PARTS : 1 . Consult your dealer / place of purchase . 2 . Consult the yellow pages of your phone directory for the name of the nearest service dealer ( under " saws " for Chain Saws or under " lawn mowers " for Trimmers , Brushcutters , and Blowers ) . 3 . For replacement parts , have available the following information : a . Model Number / Manufacturer's I . D . Number b . Description of part . NOTE : Electrolux Home Products provides parts and service through its authorized distribu _ tots and dealers ; therefore , all requests for parts and service should be directed to your local dealer ( s ) . The philosophy of Electrolux Home Products is to continually improve all of its products . If the operating characteristics or the appearance of your product differs from those described in this Manual , please contact your local dealer for updated information and assistance .