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IMPORTANT MANUAL Do Not Throw Away Poulan OWNER'S MANUAL WARNING : MODEL : Read this Owner's Manual and follow all Warnings and Safety Instructions . Failure to do so can result in serious injury . PRK17H42STB LAWN TRACTOR AL WAYS WEAR EYE PROTECTION DURING OPERA TION 178227 1.16.00 REA . Printed in U . S .
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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 DO NOT : Read , understand , and follow all instructions in the Do not turn on slopes unless necessary , and then , turn manual and on the machine before starting . slowly and gradually downhill , if possible . Do notmow near drop - offs , ditches , or embankments . Only allow responsible adults , who are familiar with the The mower could suddenlyturn overifawheel isover the instructions , to operate the machine . edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge caves in . Clear the area of objects such as rocks , toys , wire , Do notmowon wet grass . Reduced traction could cause etc . , which could be picked up and thrown by the blade . sliding . Be sure the area is clear of other people before mowing . Do not try to stabilize the machine by putting your foot Stop machine if anyone enters the area . on the ground . Never carry passengers . Do not use grass catcher on steep slopes . Do not mow in reverse unless absolutely necessary . III . CHILDREN Always look down and behind before and while backing . Tragic accidents can occur if the operator is not alert to the Be aware of the mower discharge direction and do not presence of children . Children are often attracted to the point it at anyone . Do not operate the mower without machine and the mowing activity . Never assume that either the entire grass catcher or the guard in place . children will remain where you last saw them . Slow down before tu ruing . Keep children out of the mowing area and under the Never leave a running machine unattended . Always watchful care of another responsible adult . turn off blades , set parking brake , stop engine , and Be alert and turn machine off if children enter the area . remove keys before dismounting . Before and when backing , look behind and down for Turn offblades when not mowing . small children . Stop engine before removing grass catcher or unclog - Never carry children . They may fall offand be seriously ging chute . injured or interfere with safe machine operation . Mow only indaylight or good artificial light . Never allow children to operate the machine . Do not operate the machine while under the influence Use extra care when approaching blind corners , shrubs , of alcohol or drugs . trees , or other objects that may obscure vision . Watch for traffic when operating near or crossing IV . SERVICE roadways . Use extra care in handling gasoline and other fuels . Use extra care when loading or unloading the machine They are flammable and vapors are explosive . into a trailer or truck . Use only an approved container . Data indicatesthat operators , age 60 years and above , Never remove gas cap or add fuel with the engine are involved in a large percentage of riding mower - running . Allow engine to cool before refueling . Do related injuries . These operators should evaluate their not smoke . ability to operate the riding mower safely enough to Never refuel the machine indoors . protect themselves and others from serious injury . Never store the machine or fuel container inside II . SLOPE OPERATION where there is an open flame , such as awater heater . Never run a machine inside a closed area . Slopes are a major factor related to loss - of - control and Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade attachment bolts , tipover accidents , which can result in severe injuryor death . tight and keep equipment in good condition . All slopes require extra caution . If you cannot back up the slope or if you feel uneasy on it , do not mow it . Never tamper with safety devices . Check their proper operation regularly . DO : Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or other debris Mow up and down slopes , not across . build - up . Clean oil or fuel spillage . Allow machine to cool Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree limbs , etc . before storing . Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Uneven terrain could Stop and inspect the equipment if you strike an object . overturn the machine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . Repair , if necessary , before restarting . Use slow speed . Choose alow gear so that you will not Never make adjustments or repairs with the engine have to stop or shift while on the slope . running . Followthe manufacturer's recommendations for wheel Grass catcher components are subject to wear , dam - weights or counterweights to improve stability . age , and deterioration , which could expose moving parts Use extra care with grass catchers or other attach - or allow objects to be thrown . Frequently check compo - ments . These can change the stability of the machine . nents and replace with manufacturer's recommended Keepall movement on the slopes slowand gradual Do parts , when necessary . not make sudden changes inspeed or direction . Mower blades are sharp and can cut . Wrap the blade ( s ) Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If tires lose or wear gloves , and use extra caution when servicing them . traction , disengage the blades and proceed slowly straightdown the slope . Check brake operation frequently . Adjust and service as required . 2
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SAFETY RULES & : Safe Operation Practices for Ride - On Mowers & Be sure the area is clear of other people before mowing . Look for this symbol to point out im - Stop machine if anyone enters the area . portant safety precautions . It means Nevercarry passengers or children even with the blades CAUTION ! ! ! BECOMEALERT ! ! ! YOUR off . SAFETY IS INVOLVED . Do not mow in reverse unless absolutely necessary . Always Iookdown and behind before and while backing . Nevercarry children . They may fall off and be seriously CAUTION : In orderto prevent acciden - tal starting when setting up , transport - injured or interfere with safe machine operation . ing , adjusting or making repairs , al - Keep children out of the mowing area and under the ways disconnect spark plug wire and watchful care of another responsible adult . placewirewhere it cannot contact spark Be alert and turn machine off if children enter the area . plug . Before and when backing , look behind and down for small children . CAUTION : Do not coast down a hill in Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , not across . neutral , you may lose control of the Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree limbs , etc . tractor . Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Uneven terrain could overturn the machine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so that you will not CAUTION : Tow only the attachments have to stop or shift while on the slope . that are recommended by and comply with specifications of the manufacturer Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If tires lose of your tractor . Use common sense traction , disengage the blades and proceed slowly when towing . Operate only at the low - straight down the slope . est possible speed when on a slope . If machine stops while going uphill , disengage blades , Too heavy of a load , while on a slope , shift into reverse and back down slowly . is dangerous . Tires can lose traction Do not turn on slopes unless necessary , and then , turn with the ground and cause you to lose slowly and gradually downhill , if possible . 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
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CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a new tractor . It PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS has been designed , engineered and manufactured to give GASOLINECAPACITY 2.0 GALLONS you the best possible dependability and performance . AND TYPE : UNLEADED REGULAR Should you experience any problem you cannot easily OILTYPE ( API - SF - SJ ) : SAE 10W30 ( above 32 ° F ) remedy , please contact your nearest authorized servicend center . We have competent , well - trained technicians a SAE 5W - 30 ( below 32 ° F ) the proper tools to service or repair this tractor . OIL CAPACITY : W / FILTER : 4.5 PINTSTS Please read and retain this manual . The instructions will W / OFILTER : 4.0 PIN enable you to assemble and maintain your tractor propedy . SPARK PLUG : CHAMPION RC12YC Always observe the " SAFETY RULES " . GAP : . 030 " ) CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES Read and observe the safety rules . GROUND SPEED ( MPH ) : Forward : 0 - 5.54 Follow a regular schedule in maintaining , caring for and Reverse 0 - 2 . using your tractor . TIRE PRESSURE : FRONT : 14PSI Follow the instructions under the " Customer Responsi - REAR : 10PSI bilities " and " Storage " sections of this owner's manual . WARNING : This tractor is equipped with an internal com - CHARGING SYSTEM : 15 AMPS @ 3600 RPM bustion engine and should not be used on or near any BATTERY : AMP / HR : 25190 unimproved forest - covered , brush - covered or grass - cov - MIN . CCA : ered land unless the engine's exhaust system is equipped CASESIZE : U1R with a spark arrester meeting applicable local or state laws ( if any ) . Ifa spark arrester is used , it should be maintained BLADE BOLT TORQUE : 27 - 35 FT . LBS . in effective working order by the operator . In the state of California the above is required by law ( Section 4442 of the California Public Resources Code ) . Other states may have similar laws . Federal laws apply on federal lands . TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY RULES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 - 3 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 - 23 STORAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 TROUBLESHOOTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 - 26 CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 , 15 - 618 ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 8 REPAIR PARTS - TRACTOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 - 43 OPERATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 - 14 WARRANTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 4
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UNASSEMBLED PARTS Seat Steering Wheel Steering Wheel Insert ( 1 ) Washer @ 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge Steering Shaft ( 1 ) Knob Extension ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 Sleeve For Future Use Steering Adapter Slope Sheet ( 1 ) Large Flat Washer f _ _ - . \ \ \ \ / \ \ ( 1 ) Lockr washe 3 / 8 ( 2 ) Keys ( 1 ) Locknat 5 / 16 - 18 ( 2 ) Mulch ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 - 1 / 4 5
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ASSEMBLY You rnew tractor has been assembled at the factory with exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely . Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness . TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY A socket wrench set will make assembly easier . Standard INSERT wrench sizes are listed . ( 1 ) 9 / 16 " wrenches Tire pressure gauge L - . . - - - . - - 3 / 8 HEX BOLT ( 2 ) 1 / 2 " wrenches Pliers _ . . . . . . . _ 3 / 8 LOCK WASHER Utility knife LARGE FLAT WASHER When right or left hand is mentioned inthis manual , it means when you are in the operating position ( seated behind the steering wheel ) . TO REMOVETRACTOR FROM CARTON STEERING WHEEL UNPACK CARTON Remove all accessible loose parts and parts cartons from carton . Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on all four corners of carton , and lay panels flat . Check for any additional loose parts or cartons and remove . EXTENSION SHAFT BEFORE REMOVING TRACTOR FROM , 5 / 16 HEX BOLT SKID 5 / 16 ATTACH STEERING WHEEL ( See Fig . 1 ) ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND BOOT Slide extension shaft onto lower steering shaft . Align mounting holes in extension and Iowershafts and install 5 / 16 hex bolt and Iocknut . Tighten securely . Place tabs of steering boot over tab slots in dash and push down to secure . SLOTS INSTALL STEERING WHEEL Position front wheels of the tractor so they are pointing straightforward . FIG . 1 Remove steering wheel adapter from steering wheel and slide adapter onto steering shaft extension . HOW TO SET UP YOUR TRACTOR Position steering wheel so cross bars are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide inside boot and onto adapter . CHECK BATTERY ( See Fig . 2 ) Assemble large flat washer , 3 / 8 lock washer , 3 / 8 hex Lift seat pan to raised position and open battery box bolt and tighten securely . door . Snap steering wheel insert into center of steering wheel . If this battery is put into service after month and year Remove protective materials from tractor hood and gd ] l . indicated on label ( label located between terminals ) charge battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 amps . IMPORTANT : CHECK FOR AND REMOVE ANY OSTAPLESR IN SKID THAT MAY PUNCTURE TIRES WHERE TRACT ( See " BATTERY " in CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES IS TO ROLL OFF SKID . section of this manual for charging instructions ) . 6
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ASSEMBLY NOTE : You may now roll or drive your tractor off the skid . SEAT Follow the appropriate instruction below to remove the tractor from the skid . LABEL TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Operation section , page 10 , for location and function of BOX controls ) Press lift lever plunger and raise attachment lift lever to its highest position . Release parking brake by depressing clutch / brake pedal . Place freewheel control in freewheeling position to disengage transmission ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in the Operation section of this manual ) . FIG . 2 Roll tractor forward off skid . INSTALL SEAT ( See Fig . 3 ) Remove banding holding deflector shield up against tractor . Adjust seat before tightening adjustment knob . Remove adjustment knob and flat washersecuring seat to card board packing and set aside for assembly of seat TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Opera - to tractor . tion section , page 10 , for location and func - Pivot seat upward and remove from the cardboard tion of controls ) packing . Remove the cardboard packing and discard . _ WARNING : Before starting , read , understand and follow Place seat on seat pan so head of shoulder bolt is all instructions in the Operation section of this manual . Bein positioned over large slotted hole in pan . sure tractor is in a well - ventilated area . Be sure the area Push down on seat to engage shoulder bolt inslot and front of tractor is clear of other people and objects . pull seat towards rear of tractor . Be sure all the above assembly steps have been Pivot seat and pan forward and assemble adjustment completed . knob and flat washer loosely . Do not tighten . Check engine oil level and fill fuel tank with gasoline . Lower seat into operating position and sit on seat . Place freewheel control in " transmission engaged " po - Slide seat until a comfortable position isreached which sition . allows you to press clutch / brake pedal all the way down . Sit on seat in operating position , depress clutch / brake Get off seat without moving its adjusted position . pedal and set the parking brake . Raise seat and tighten adjustment knob securely . Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . Press lift lever plunger and raise attachment lift lever to its highest position . Startthe engine . After engine hasstarted , move throttle control to idle position . Release parking brake . Slowly move the motion control lever forward and slowly drive tractor off skid . Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking brake and place motion control lever in neutral position . Turn ignition key to " OFF " position . Continue with the instructions that follow . SHOULDER BOLT ADJUSTMENT KNOB FIG . 3 7
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ASSEMBLY CHECK TIRE PRESSURE IMPORTANT : FOR SHIPPING PURPOSES , THE MULCHER PLATE WAS PREATTACHED TO YOUR The tires on your tractor were overinflated at the factory for MOWER , THE MULCHER PLATE MUST ONLY BE USED shipping purposes . Correct tire pressure is important for WITH THE MULCHING BLADES THAT CAME PACKED best cutting performance . SEPARATELY IN THE CARTON . Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual . YOUR MOWER CAME FACTORY EQUIPPED WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE BLADES , WHICH ARE THE BEST CHECK DECK LEVELNESS BLADES FOR BAGGING AND DISCHARGING . TO USE For best cutting results , mower housing should be cproperlye YOUR MOWER WITH THE HIGH PERFORMANCE BLADES leveled , See " TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the Servi THE MULCHER PLATE MUST BE REMOVED FROM THE and Adjustments section of this manual . MOWER ( SEE FIG . 4 ) . TO SET UP YOUR MOWER FOR MULCHING CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF ALL BELTS Remove high performance blades and install mulcher blades , ( see BLADE REMOVAL in the CUSTOMER See the figures that are shown for replacing motion and RESPONSABILITY section of this manual ) . mower blade drive belts in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . Verify that the belts are routed TO INSTALL MULCHER PLATE ( See Fig . 4 ) correctly . NOTE : Ifyou installedthe mulching blades you will needto install CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM the mulcher plate . Raise and hold deflector shield in upright position . After you learn how to operate your tractor , check to see that Place front of mulcher plate over front of mower deck the brake is properly adjusted . See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . opening and slide into place , as shown . Hook front latch into hole on front of mower deck . / CHECKLIST Hook rear latch into hole on back of mower deck . BEFORE YOU OPERA TEAND ENJOY YOUR NEW TRAC - CAUTION : Donot remove deflector shield TOR , WE WISH TO ASSURE THAT YOU RECEIVE THEIS BEST PERFORMANCEAND SA TISFACTION FROM TH from mower , Raise and hold guard when & attaching mulcher plate and allow it to QUALITYPRODUCT . rest on plate while in operation . PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLL OWING CHECKLIST : , / All assembly instructions have been completed . , / No remaining loose parts in carton . DEFLECTOR MULCHER , / Batteryis properly prepared and charged . ( Minimum 1 SHIELD PLATE hour at 6 amps ) . Seat is adjusted comfortably and tightened securely . , / All tires are properly inflated . ( For shipping purposes , the tires were overinflated at the factory ) . Be sure mower deck is properly leveled side - to - side / front - to - rear for best cutting results . ( Tires must be LATCH properly inflated for leveling ) . HOOKS Check mower and drive belts . Be sure they are routed properly around pulleys and inside all belt keepers . Check wiring . See that all connections are still secure FIG . 4 and wires are properly clamped . , / Before driving tractor , be sure freewheel control is in TO CONVERT TO BAGGING OR drive position . DISCHARGING WHILE LEARNING HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR , PAYT NOTE : The mulcher blades willdischarge and bag grass , but EXTRA ATTENTION TO THE FOLL OWING IMPORTAN for best bagging and discharging installthe high performance ITEMS : blades . , / Engine oil is at proper level . Remove mulcher plate and mulcher blades and install Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , regular unleaded high performance blades , ( see BLADE REMOVAL inthe gasoline . CUSTOMERRESPONSABILITYsectionofthismanual ) . Become familiar with all controls - their location and Store m ulcher blades and mulcher plate ina safe place . function . Operate them before you start the engine . Your mower isnow ready for discharging or installation , / Be sure brake system is in safe operating condition . of optional grass catcher accessory . , / 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 " PURGETRANSMISSION " in the Opera - 8 tion section of this manual ) .
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OPERATION These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product . Learn and understand their meaning . BATTERY CAUTION OR REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW WARNING A ENGINE ON ENGINE OFF OIL PRESSURE LIGHTS ON OVER TEMP 1 _ LIGHT ! 0 m PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWER LIFT FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT LOCKED r ' l R N H L ATTACHMENT REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW PARKING BRAKE CLUTCH ENGAGED @ @ @ @ @ KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS ATTACHMENT ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) CLUTCH DISENGAGED IGNITION FREE WHEEL DANGER , KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY ( Automatic Models only ) 9
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OPERATION KNOW YOUR TRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRACTOR Compare the illustrations withyour tractor to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . ATTACHMENT LIGHT CLUTCH LEVER IGNITION SWITCH SWITCH POSITION AMMETER LIFT LEVER PLUNGER THROTTLE / CHOKE S _ _ _ ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL _ HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT KNOE PARKING BRAKE MOTION FREE WHEEL CONTROL CONTROL LEVER FIG . 5 Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER : Used to engage the MOTION CONTROL LEVER : Selects the speed and direction of tractor . mower blades , or other attachments mounted toyour tractor . ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER - Used to raise and lower the LIGHT SWITCH : Turns the headlights on and off . mower deck or other attachments mounted to your tractor . THROTTLE / CHOKE CONTROL : Used for starting and controlling engine speed . LIFT LEVER PLUNGER : Used to release attachment lift CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL : Used for declutching and brak - lever when changing its position . ing the tractor and starting the engine . IGNITION SWITCH : Used for starting and stopping the PARKING BRAKE : Locks clutch / brake pedal into the brake engine . position . HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT KNOB - Used to adjustthe mower FREEWHEEL CONTROL : Disengages transmission for catting height . pushing or slowly towing the tractor with the engine off . AMMETER - Indicates charging ( + ) or discharging ( - ) of battery . 10
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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 SAFETYGLASSES your tractor or performing any adjustments or repairs . We recommend a wide 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 . 6 ) NOTE : Under certain conditions when tractor is standing idle Your tractor 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 operator cause " browning " of grass . To eliminate this possibility , to leave the seat without first setting the parking brake will always stop engine when stopping tractor on grass areas . 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 . 6 ) ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER " ENGAGED " POSITION Always operate engine at full throttle . THROTTLE / CHOKE CONTROL LEVER Operating engine at less than full throttle reduces the battery charging rate . 3NITION KEY Full throttle offers the best bagging and mower perfor - mance . TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD ( See PARKING BRAKE Fig . 6 ) POSITION The direction and speed of movement is controlled by the motion control lever . Start tractor with motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . Release parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . CONTROL LEVER Slowly move motion control lever to desired position . CLUTCH / BRAKE PARKING BRAKE PEDAL " DRIVE " HEIGHT " DISENGAGED " TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT ( See POSITION ADJUSTMENT POSITION KNOB Fig . 6 ) FIG . 6 The cutting height is controlled by turning the height adjust - ment knob in desired direction . Turn knob clockwise ( J _ ) to raise cutting height . STOPPING ( See Fig . 6 ) Turn knob counterclockwise ( 1 _ ) to lower catting MOWER BLADES - height . To stop mower blades , move attachment clutch lever to The cutting height range is approximately 1 - 1 / 2 " to 4 " . The " DISENGAGED " position . heights are measured from the ground to the blade tip with GROUND DRIVE - the engine not running . These heights are approximate and To stop ground drive , depress clutch / brake pedal into may vary depending upon soil conditions , height of grass full " BRAKE " position . and types of grass being mowed . Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) position . The average lawn should be cut to approximately 2 - 1 / 2 IMPORTANT : THE MOTION CONTROL LEVER DOES inches during the cool season and to over 3 inches NOT RETURN TO NEUTRAL ( N ) POSITION WHEN THE during hot months . For healthier and better looking CLUTCHIBRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED . lawns , mow often and after moderate growth . ENGINE - For best cutting performance , grass over 6 inches in Move throttle control to slow position . height should be mowed twice . Make the first cat relatively high ; the second to desired height . NOTE : Failure to move throttle control to slow position and allowing engine to idle before stopping may cause engine to " backfire " . Turn ignition key to " OFF " position and remove key . Always remove key when leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized use . Never use choke to stop engine . 1 1
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OPERATION TO OPERATE ON HILLS TO ADJUST GAUGE WHEELS ( See Fig . 7 ) Gauge wheels are properly adjusted when they are slightly offthe ground when mower is at the desired cutting height in with slopes greater than 15 ° and do not operating position . Gauge wheels then keep the deck in I A CAUTION : Donotdriveupordownhills drive across any slope . proper position to help prevent scalping in most terrain conditions . Choose the slowest speed before starting up or down Adjust gauge wheels with tractor on a flat level surface . hills . Adjust mower to desired cutting height ( See " TO AD - Avoid stopping or changing speed on hills . JUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT " in the Operation section of this manual ) . If slowing is necessary , move throttle control lever to slower position . With mower in desired height of cut position , gauge wheels should be assembled so they are slightly off the If stopping is absolutely necessary , push clutch / brake ground . Install gauge wheel in appropriate hole with pedal quickly to brake position and engage parking brake . shoulder bolt , 3 ! 8 washer , and 3 ! 8 - 16 Iocknut and tighten securely . Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) position . Repeat for opposite side installing gauge wheel in same IMPORTANT : THE MOTION CONTROL LEVER DOES adjustment hole . NOT RETURN TO NEUTRAL ( N ) POSITION WHEN THE CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED . TOrestart movement , slowly release parking brake and 3 / 8 - 16 clutch / brake pedal . LOCKNUT ' - GUAGE WHEEt Slowly move motion control lever to slowest setting . MOUNTING Make all turns slowly . BRACKET 3 / 8 WASHER SHOULDER TO TRANSPORT ( See Figs . 5 and 9 ) GAUGE WHEEL BOLT When pushing or towing your tractor , be sure to disengage FIG . 7 transmission by placing freewheel control in freewheeling position . Free wheel control is located at the rear drawbar of TO OPERATE MOWER ( See Fig . 8 ) tractor . Your tractor is equipped with an operator presence sensing Raise attachment lift to highest position with attach - switch . Any attempt by the operator to leave the seat with ment lift control . the engine running and the attachment clutch engaged will Pull freewheel control out and down into the slot and shut off the engine . release so it is held in the disengaged position . Select desired height of cut . Do not push or tow tractor at more than two ( 2 ) MPH . Lower mower with attachment lift control . To reengage transmission , reverse above procedure . Start mower blades by engaging attachment clutch control . NOTE : To protect hood from damage when transporting your tractor on a truckor atrailer , be sure hood is closed and TO STOP MOWER BLADES - disengage attachment clutch control . secured to tractor . Use an appropriate means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , etc . ) . CAUTION : Do not operate the mower I without either the entire grass catcher , on mowers so equipped , orthe deflector IA I shield in place . " ENGAGED " POSITION LIFT LEVER F / _ : HIGH POSITION LOW POSITION FIG . 9 ATTACHMEN DEFLECTOR TOWING CARTS AND OTHER ATTACHM ENTS CLUTCH SHIELD Tow only the attachments that are recommended by and POSITION comply with specifications of the manufacturer of your tractor . Use common sense when towing . Too heavy of a load , while on a slope , is dangerous . Tires can lose traction with the g round and cause you to lose control of your tractor . FIG . 8 12
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OPERATION BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE Insert key into ignition and turn key clockwise to " START " position and release key as soon as engine CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL starts . Do not run starter continuously for more than fifteen seconds per minute . If the engine does not start The engine in your tractor has been shipped , from the after several attempts , move throttle control to fast factory , already filled with summer weight oil . position , wait a few minutes and try again . Ifengine still Check engine oil with tractor on level ground . does not start , move the throttle control back to the Unthread and remove oil fill cap / dipstick ; wipe oil off . choke position and retry . Reinsert the dipstick into the tube and rest oil fill cap on WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and above ) thetube . Donotthreadthecapontothetube . Remove When engine starts , move the throttle control to the fast and read oil level . If necessary , add oil until " FULL " position . mark on dipstick is reached . Do not overfill . The attachments and ground drive can now be used . If For cold weather operation you should change oil for the engine does not accept the load , restart the engine easier starting ( See " OIL VISCOSITY CHART " in the and allow it to warm up for one minute using the choke Customer Responsibilities section of this manual ) . as described above . To change engine oil , see the Customer Responsibili - ties section in this manual . COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F AND BELOW ) When engine starts , allow engine to run with the throttle ADD GASOLINE control in the choke position until the engine runs Fill fuel tank . Use fresh , clean , regular unleaded roughly , then move throttle control to fast position . This gasoline with a minimum of 87 octane . ( Use of leaded may require an engine warm - up period from several gasoline will increase carbon and lead oxide deposits seconds to several minutes , depending on the tempera - ture . and reduce valve life ) . Do not mix oil with gasoline . Purchase fuel in quantities that can be used within 30 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WARM UP days to assure fuel freshness . Before d riving the unit in cold weather , the transmission IMPORTANT : WHEN OPERATING IN TEMPERATURES should be warmed up as follows : BELOW 32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , USE FRESH , CLEAN WINTER GRADE • Be sure the tractor is on level ground . GASOLINE TO HELP INSURE GOOD COLD WEATHER STARTING . • Place the motion control lever in neutral . Release the parking brake and let the clutch / brake s I owl y WARNING : Experience indicates that alcohol blended fuels return to operating position . ( called gasohol or using ethanol or methanol ) can attract moisture which leads to separation and formation of acids • Allow one minute for transmission to warm up . This can be done during the engine warm up period . during storage . Acidic gas can damage the fuel system of an engine while in storage . To avoid engine problems , the The attachments can also be used during the engine fuel system should be emptied before storage of 30 days or warm - up period afterthe transmission has been warmed longer . Drain the gas tank , start the engine and let it run until up . the fuel lines and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel next NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 feet ) or in cold season . See Storage Instructions for additional information . temperatures ( below 32 F ) the carburetor fuel mixture may Never use engine or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel need to be adjusted for best engine performance . See " TO tank or permanent damage may occur . ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . CAUTION : Fill to bottom of gas tank I filler neck . Do not overfill . Wipe off anyor PURGE TRANSMISSION spilled oil or fuel . Do not store , spill I use gasoline near an open flame . freewheel lever while the engine is run - TO START ENGINE ( See Fig . 5 ) I _ lh CAUTION : Neverengageordisengage ning . When starting the engine forthe first time or if the engine has run out of fuel , it will take extra cranking time to move fuel To ensure proper operation and performance , it is recom - from the tank to the engine . mended that the transmission be purged before operating tractor for the first time . This procedure will remove any Be sure freewheel control is inthe transmission engaged trapped air inside the transmission which may have devel - position . oped during shipping of your tractor . Sit on seat in operating position , depress clutch / brake IMPORTANT : SHOULD YOUR TRANSMISSION REQUIRE pedal and set parking brake . REMOVAL FOR SERVICE OR REPLACEMENT , IT Place motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position . SHOULD BE PURGED AFTER REINSTALLATION BEFORE Move attachment clutch to " DISENGAGED " position . OPERATING THE TRACTOR . Move throttle control to choke position . Place tractor safely on level surface with engine off and parking brake set . NOTE : Before starting , read the warm and cold starting procedures below . Disengage transmission by placing freewheel control in freewheeling position ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in this section of manual ) . 13
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OPERATION Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine . After the engine is running , move throttle control to slow position . With f f motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position , slowly disengage clutch / brake pedal . Move motion control lever to full forward position and T hold for five ( 5 ) seconds . Move lever to full reverse J position and hold for five ( 5 ) seconds . Repeat this procedure three ( 3 ) times . I NOTE : During this procedure there will be no movement of drive wheels . The air is being removed from hydraulic drive . ) system . Move motion control lever to neutral ( N ) position . Shut - FIG . 10 off engine and set parking brake . Engage transmission by placing freewheel control in MULCHING MOWING TIPS driving position ( See " TO TRANSPORT " in this section IMPORTANT : FOR BEST PERFORMANCE , KEEP MOWERH . of manual ) . HOUSING FREE OF BUILT - UP GRASS AND TRAS Sitting in the tractor seat , start engine . After the engine CLEAN AFTER EACH USE . is running , move throttle control to half ( 1 ! 2 ) speed . With The special mulching blade will recut the grass clippings motion control lever in neutral ( N ) position , slowly many times and reduce them in size so that as they fall disengage clutch / brake pedal . onto the lawn they will disperse into the grass and not be Slowly move motion control lever forward , after the noticed . Also , the mulched grass will biodegrade tractor moves approximately five ( 5 ) feet , slowly move quickly to provide nutrients for the lawn . Always mulch motion control lever to reverse position . After the tractor with your highest engine ( blade ) speed as this will moves approximately five ( 5 ) feet return the motion provide the best recutting action of the blades . control lever to the neutral ( N ) position . Repeat this Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . Wet grass tends procedure with the motion control lever three ( 3 ) times . to form clumps and interferes with the mulching action . Your tractor is now purged and now ready for normal The best time to mow your lawn is the early afternoon . operation . At this time the grass has dried and the newly cut area will not be exposed to the direct sun . MOWING TIPS For best results , adjust the mower cutting height so that Mower should be properly leveled for best mowing the mower cuts off only the top one - third of the grass performance . See " TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in blades ( See Fig . 11 ) . For extremely heavy mulching , the Service and Adjustments section of this manual . red uce your width of cut on each pass and mow slowly . The left hand side of mower should be used for trimming . Certain types ofg rass and grass conditions may require that an area be mulched a second time to completely Drive so that clippings are discharged onto the area that hide the clippings . When doing a second cut , mow has been cut . Have the cut area to the right of the machine . This will result in a more even distribution of across or perpendicular to the first cut path . clippings and more uniform cutting . Change your cutting pattern from week to week . Mow north to south one week then change to east to west the When mowing large areas , start by turning to the right so next week . This will help prevent matting and graining that clippings will discharge away from shrubs , fences , of the lawn . driveways , etc . After one or two rounds , mow in the opposite direction making left hand turns until finished ( See Fig . 10 ) . If grass is extremely tall , it should be mowed twice to MAX 1 / 3 reduce load and possible fire hazard from dried clip - pings . Make first cut relatively high ; the second to the desired height . Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet grass will plug mowerand leave undesirable clumps . Allow grass to dry before mowing . Always operate engine at full th rottle when mowing to assure better mowing performance and proper dis - charge of material . Regulate ground speed by selecting a low enough gear to give the mower cutting perfor - FIG . 11 mance as well as the quality of cut desired . When operating attachments , select a ground speed that will suit the terrain and give best performance of the attachment being used . 14
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE . _ ' o _ _ / _ _ _ , o _ o _ ' _ / _ / " AS YOU COMPLETE . . . . . REGULAR SERVICE . % > " _ 4 . _ : / ' ¢ q ' _ . . . _ / ' _ . - _ e _ " SERVICE DATES C _ : : kkBiraek ; , OsPe [ _ : i ° n _ Check Operator Presence and T Interlock Systems I _ R Check for Loose Fasteners _ 1 _ _ 7 A Sharpen / Replace Mower Blades 1 _ 4 C Lubrication Chart 0 Check Battery Level R Clean Battery and Terminals I _ Check Transaxle Cooling Adjust Blade Belt ( s ) Tension _ 5 Adjust Motion Drive Belt ( s ) Tension Check Engine Oil Level _ Change Engine Oil _ 12,3 E Clean Air Filter _ 1 _ 2 N Clean Air Screen 1 _ 2 G Inspect MufflerlSpark Arrester I1 _ Replace Oil Filter ( If equipped ) 11 _ 12 E Clean Engine Cooling Fins 11 _ 2 Replace Spark Plug _ 2 Replace Air Filter Paper Cartridge 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 baftery . 3 - It equipped with oil filter , change oil every 50 hours . 7 - Tighten front axle pivot bolt to 35 ff - Ibs . maximum 4 - Replace blades more often when mowing in sandy soil Do net overtighten LUBRICATION CHART GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS ZERK The warranty on this tractor does not cover items that have ZERK tq - _ - been subjected to operator abuse or negligence . To receive ' , • I _ FRONT WHEEL full value from the warranty , operator must maintain tractor 1 ( 1 ( R1O ( 1N ( T _ IFNG BEARING ZERK as instructed in this manual . BEAR ZERK Some adjustments will need to be made periodically to properly maintain your tractor . All adjustments in the Service and Adjustments section of . this manual should be checked at least once each season Once a year you should replace the spark plug , clean or replace airfilter , and check blades and belts forwear . A newspark plug and clean airfilterassure properair - fuel i mixture and help your engine run better and last longer . I i I BEFORE EACH USE Check engine oil level . Check brake operation . I ( _ GENERAL PURPOSE GREASE Check tire pressure . 2 _ REFER TO CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES " ENGINE " SECTION Check operator presence and interlock systems for proper operation . IMPORTANT : DO NOT OIL OR GREASE THE PIVOT POINTS WHICH HAVE SPECIAL NYLON BEARINGS . VISCOUS LUBRI - Check for loose fasteners . CANTS WILL ATTRACT DUST AND DIRT THAT WILL SHORTEN THE LIFE OF THE SELF - LUBRICATING BEARINGS . IF YOU FEEL THEY MUST BE LUBRICATED , USE ONLY A DRY , POW - DERED GRAPHITE TYPE LUBRICANT SPARINGLY . 15
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES TRACTOR MANDREL TRAILING ASSEMBLY EDGE UP Always observe safety rules when performing any mainte - BLADE nance . CENTER HOLE BRAKE OPERATION If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet stopping distance at high speed in highest gear , then brake must be adjusted . ( See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual ) . LOCK WASHER STAR TIRES Maintain proper air pressure in all tires ( See " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual ) . FLAT WASHER Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect control chemi - BOLT ( GRADE cals which can harm rubber . 8 ) * Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp objects and * A GRADE 8 HEAT TREATED BOLT CAN BE IDENTIFIED BY SIX LINES ON THE BOLT HEAD . other hazards that may cause tire damage . FIG . 12 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 TO SHARPEN BLADE ( See Fig . 13 ) corrosion . NOTE : We do not recommend sharpening blade - but if you do , be sure the blade is balanced . OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM Care should be taken to keep the blade balanced . An Be sure operator presence and interlock systems are work - unbalanced blade will cause excessive vibration and even - ing properly . If your tractor does not function as described , tual damage to mower and engine . repair the problem immediately . The blade can be sharpened with a file or on a grinding The engine should not start unless the clutch / brake wheel . Do not attempt to sharpen while on the mower . pedal is fully depressed and attachement clutch control To check blade balance , you will need a 5 / 8 " diameter is in the disengaged position . steel bolt , pin , or a cone balancer . ( When using a cone When the engine is running , any attempt by the operator balancer , follow the instructions supplied with balancer ) . to leave the seat without first setting the parking brake NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing blade . The lobes of should shut off the engine . the center hole may appear to be centered , but are not . When the engine is running and the attachment clutch is Slide blade on to an unthreaded portion of the steel bolt engaged , any attempt by the operator to leave the seat should shut off the engine . or pin and hold the bolt or pin parallel with the ground . lIf blade is balanced , it should remain in a horizonta The attachment clutch should never operate unless the position . If either end of the blade moves downward , operator is in the seat . sharpen the heavy end until the blade is balanced . BLADE CARE For best results mower blades must be kept sharp . Replace CENTER HOLE bent or damaged blades . BLADE REMOVAL ( See Fig . 12 ) Raise mower to highest position to allow access to 5 / 8 " BOLT BLADE blades . OR Remove hex bolt , Iockwasherand flat washer securing blade . Install new or resharpened blade with trailing edge up towards deck as shown . IMPORTANT : TO ENSURE PROPERASSEMBLY , CENTERL HOLE IN BLADE MUST ALIGN WITH STAR ON MANDRE FIG . 13 ASSEMBLY . BATTERY Reassemble hex bolt , lock washer and fiat washer in exact order as shown . Your tractor has a battery charging system which is suffi - cient for normal use . However , periodic charging of the Tighten bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . torque ) . battery with an automotive charger will extend its life . IMPORTANT : BLADE BOLT IS GRADE 8 HEATTREATED . Keep battery and terminals clean . Keep battery bolts tight . Keep small vent holes open . 16 ° Recharge at 6 - 10 amperesfor 1 hour .
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES NOTE : The original equipment battery on your tractor is Check the crankcase oil level before starting the engine and maintenance free . Do not attempt to open or remove caps or after each eight ( 8 ) hours of operation . Tighten oil fill cap / covers . Adding or checking level of electrolyte is not dipstick securely each time you check the oil level . necessary . CLEAN AIR SCREEN TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS Air screen must be kept free of dirt and chaff to prevent Corrosion and dirt on the battery and terminals can cause the engine damage from overheating . Clean with a wire brush or battery to " leak " power . compressed airto remove dirt and stubborn dried gum fibers . Open battery box door . TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL ( See Fig . 14 ) Disconnect BLACK battery cable first then RED battery Determine temperature range expected before oil change . cable and remove battery from tractor . All oil must meet API service classification SF - SJ . Rinse the battery with plain water and dry . Be sure tractor is on level surface . Clean terminals and battery cable ends with wire brush Oil will drain more freely when warm . until bright . Catch oil in a suitable container . Coat terminals with grease or petroleum jelly . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful not to allow dirt Reinstall battery ( See " REPLACING BATTERY " in the to enter the engine when changing oil . SERVlCEANDADJUSTMENTS section of this manual ) . Remove cap from bottom fitting of drain valve and install the drain tube onto the fitting . V - BELTS Unlock drain valve by pushing inward and turning coun - Check V - belts for deterioration and wear after 1O0hours of terclockwise . operation and replace if necessary . The belts are not To open , pull out on the drain valve . adjustable . Replace belts if they begin to slip from wear . After oil has drained completely , close and Iockthe drain TRANSAXLE COOLING valve by pushing inward and turning clockwise until the pin is in the locked position as shown . The transmission fan and cooling fins should be kept clean Remove the drain tube and replace the cap onto to the to assure proper cooling . bottom fitting of the drain valve . Do not attempt to clean fan or transmission while engine is Refill engine with oil through oil fill dipstick tube . Pour running or while the transmission is hot . To prevent possible slowly . Do not overfill . For approximate capacity aseel . damage to seals , do not use high pressure water or steam " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manu to clean transaxle . Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for checking level . Inspect cooling fan to be sure fan blades are intact and Insert dipstick into the tube and rest the oil fill cap on the clean . tube . Do not thread the cap onto the tube when taking Inspect cooling fins for dirt , grass clippings and other reading . Keep oil at " FULL " line on dipstick . Tighten materials . To prevent damage to seals , do not use cap onto the tube securely when finished . compressed air or high pressure sprayerto clean cooling fins . OIL DRAIN VALVE 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 you rnearest authorized service center / department . ENGINE LUBRICATION Only use high quality detergent oil rated with API service classification SF - SJ . Select the oil's SAE viscosity grade according to your expected operating temperature . SAE VISCOSITY GRADES FIG . 14 ENGINE OIL FILTER 20 ° 0 _ 30 _ 32 ° 40 ° 60 _ 80 _ Replace the engine oil filter every season or every other oil 30 ° 20 _ 10 _ 0 _ 10 _ 20 _ 30 _ change ifthe tractor is used more than 100 hours in one year . TEMPERATURE RANGE ANTICIPATED BEFORE NEXT OIL CHANGE Change the oil after every 50 hours of operation or at least once a year if the tractor is not used for 50 hours in one year . 17
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CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES CLEAN AIR INTAKE / COOLING AREAS MUFFLER To insure proper cooling , make sure the grass screen , Inspect and replace corroded muffler and spark arrester ( if cooling fins , and other external surfaces of the engine are equipped ) as it could create a fire hazard and ! or damage . kept clean at all times . SPARK PLUGS Every 100 hours of operation ( more often under extremely dusty , dirty conditions ) , remove the blower housing and Replace spark plugs at the beginning of each mowing other cooling shrouds . Clean the cooling fins and external season or after every 100 hours of operation , whichever surfaces as necessary . Make sure the cooling shrouds are occurs first . Spark plug type and gap setting are shown in reinstalled . " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual . NOTE : Operating the engine with a blocked grass screen , IN - LINE FUEL FILTER ( See Fig . 16 ) dirty or plugged cooling fins , and / or cooling shrouds removed will cause engine damage due to overheating . The fuel filter should be replaced once each season . Iffuel filter becomes clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carburetor , AIR FILTER ( See Fig . 15 ) replacement is required . Your engine will not run properly using a dirty air filter . Clean With engine cool , remove filter and plug fuel line sec - the foam pre - cleaner after every 25 hours of operation or tions . every season . Service paper cartridge every 100 hours of Place new fuel filter in position in fuel line with arrow operation or every season , whichever occurs first . pointing towards carburetor . Service air cleaner more often under dusty conditions . Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and clamps are Remove knob and cover . properly positioned . Remove wing nut and air cleaner from base . Immediately wipe up any spilled gasoline . TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER CLAMP Slide foam pre - cleaner off cartridge . CLAMP Wash it in liquiddetergent and water . Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . Allow it to dry . Saturate it in engine oil . Wrap it in clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to remove excess oil . FUEL TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE FILTER Replace a dirty , bent , or damaged cartridge . FIG . 16 NOTE : Do not wash the paper cartridge or use pressurized CLEANING air , as this will damage the cartridge . Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . of all foreign Reinstall the pre - cleaner ( cleaned and oiled ) over the matter . papercartridge . Keep finished surfaces and wheels free of all gasoline , Reassemble air cleaner , wing nut , cover and tighten oil , etc . knob securely . Protect painted surfaces with automotive type wax . KNOB AIR CLEANER 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 . FOAM PRE - CLEANER FILL CAP / DIPSTICK AIR FIG . 15 18
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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 TO INSTALL MOWER ( See Fig , 17 ) Raise attachment lift lever to its highest position , TO REMOVE MOWER ( See Fig , 17 ) Slide mower under tractor with discharge guard to right side of tractor . Mower will be easier to remove from the right side of tractor . Lower lift lever to its lowest position . Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . Install mower in reverse order of removal instructions . Move attachment lift lever forward to lower mower to its lowest position . TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING Roll belt off engine pulley . Adjust the mower while tractor is parked on level ground or Remove small retainer spring , and lift clutch spring off driveway . Make su re tires are properly inflated ( See " PROD - pulley bolt . UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section ofthis manual ) . Iftires are Remove large retainer spring , slide collar off and push over or underinflated , you will not properly adjust your mower . housing guide out of bracket . Disconnect anti - swaybar from chassis bracket by re - moving retainerspring . Disconnect suspension arms from rear deck brackets by removing retainer springs . Disconnect front links from deck by removing retainer springs . Raise lift lever to raise suspension arms . Slide mower out from under tractor . IMPORTANT : IF AN ATTACHMENT OTHER THAN THER , MOWER DECK IS TO BE MOUNTED ON THE TRACTOTCH REMOVE THE FRONT LINKS AND HOOK THE CLU SPRING INTO SQUARE HOLE IN FRAME . _ _ _ _ SQUARE HOLE SUSPENSION ARMS SMALL PULLEY CLUTCH FRONT LINK RETAINER SPRING ANTI - SWAY ( BOTH SIDES ) HOUSING GUIDE LARGE RETAINER BRACKET SPRING Fig . 17 19
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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS BOTH FRONT LINKS MUST BE EQUAL IN LENGTH SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT ( See Figs . 18 and 19 ) Raise mower to its highest position . At the midpoint of both sides of mower , measure height from bottom edge of mower to ground . Distance " A " on4 " both sides of mower should be the same or within 1 / of each other . If adjustment is necessary , make adjustment on one side of mower only . To raise one side of mower , tighten lift link adjustment nut on that side . _ NUT " E " To lower one side of mower , loosen lift link adjustment nut on that side . NOTE : Three full turns ofadjustment nut will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . Recheck measurements after adjusting . EDGE OF BOTTOM EDGE OF FIG . 21 MOWER MOWER TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE BELT TO GROUND , TO GROUND BOTTOI ( See Fig . 22 ) The mower blade drive belt may be replaced without tools . Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . FIG . 18 BELT REMOVAL - Remove mower from tractor ( See " TO REMOVE MOWER " in this section of this manual ) . Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and idler pulleys . Pull belt away from mower . BELT INSTALLATION - Install new belt in reverse order of removal . FIG . 19 Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves and inside all belt FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENT ( See Figs . 20 and 21 ) guides . IMPORTANT : DECK MUST BE LEVEL SIDE - TO - SIDE . OKIFISS - Install mower in reverse order of removal instructions . THE FOLLOWING FRONT - TO - BACK ADJUSTMENTLIN - NECESSARY , BE SURE TO ADJUST BOTH SFRONTIDE EQUALLY SO MOWER WILL STAY LEVEL T SIDE . To obtain the best cutting results , the mower housing should be adjusted so that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " MANDREl Iowerthan the rear when the mower is in its highest position . PULLEYS _ Check adjustment on right side oftractor . Measure distance " D " directly infront and behind the mandrel at bottom edge of mower housing as shown . Before making any necessary adjustments , check that FIG . 22 both front links are equal in length . Both links should be approximately 10 - 3 / 8 " . TO ADJUST BRAKE ( See Fig . 23 ) If links are not equal in length , adjust one link to same Your tractor is equipped with an adjustable brake system length as other link . which is mounted on the side of the transaxle . To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " on both front links an equal number of turns . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet stopping distance at When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower at front than rear , high speed in highest gear on a level dry concrete or paved tighten nuts " F " against trunnion on both front links . surface , then brake must be adjusted . To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " from trunnion on Depress clutch / brake pedal and engage parking brake . both front links . Tighten nut " E " on both front links an Measure distance between brake operating arm and nut equal number of turns . " A " on brake rod . When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " Iowerat front than rear , If distance isother than 1 - 9 / 16 " , loosen jam nutandturn tighten nut " F " against trunnion on both front links . nut " A " until distance becomes 1 - 9 / 16 " . Retighten jam Recheck side - to - side adjustment . nut against nut " A " . Road test tractorfor proper stopping distance as stated above . Readjust if necessary . If stopping distance is still greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest gear , further maintenance is necessary . Contact your nearest au - thorized service center / department . FIG . 20 20
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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS Hold motion control lever in that position and turn engine WITH PARKING BRAKE " ENGAGED " off . NUT While holding motion control lever in place , loosen the adjustment bolt . Move motion control lever to the neutral ( N ) ( lock gate ) JAM NUT position . Tighten adjustment bolt securely . NOTE : Ifadditional clearance is needed to get to adjustment bolt , move mower deck height to the lowest position . After above adjustment is made , if the tractor still creepsal O pAT , NO forward or backward while motion control lever is in neutr position , follow these steps : DO NOT TOUCH THIS NUT . IF FURTHER BRAKE ADJUST - MENT IS NECESSARY CONTACT YOUR NEAREST Loosen the adjustment bolt . AUTHORIZED SERVICE CENTER / DEPARTMENT Move the motion control lever 1 / 4 to 1 / 2 inch in the direction it is trying to creep . FIG . 23 Tighten adjustment bolt securely . TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT Start engine and test . ( See Fig . 24 ) If tractor still creeps , repeat above steps until satisfied . Parkthe tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . For assistance , there is a belt installation guide decal on bottom MOTION CONTROL , NEUTRAL side of left footrest . LOCK GATE Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE MOWER " in this section of this manual . ) Remove belt from stationary idler and clutching idler . Pull belt slacktoward rear oftractor . Carefully remove belt upwards from transmission input pulley and over cooling fan blades . Pull belt toward front of tractor and remove downward from around engine pulley . FIG . 25 Install new belt by reversing above procedure . TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGNMENT ENGINE _ If steering wheel crossbars are not horizontal ( left to right ) PULLEY when wheels are positioned straight forward , remove steer - ing wheel and reassemble per instructions in the Assembly CLUTCHING _ section of this manual . IDLER STATIONARY FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER IDLER _ The frontwheel toe - in and camber are not adjustable on your tractor . If damage has occurred to affect the frontwheel toe - in or camber , contact your nearest authorized service TRANSMISSION center / department . INPUT PULLEY TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS ( See Fig . 26 ) Block up axle securely . Remove axle cover , retaining ring and washers to allow wheel removal ( rearwheel contains a square key - Do not FIG . 24 lose ) . TRANSMISSION REMOVAL / REPLACEMENT Repair tire and reassemble . Should your transmission require removal for service or On rearwheels only : align grooves inrearwheel hub and replacement , it should be purged after reinstallation and axle . Insert square key . before operating the tractor . See " PURGE TRANSMIS - Replace washers and snap retaining ring securely in SION " in the Operation section of this manual . axle groove . TRANSAXLE MOTION CONTROL LEVER Replace axle cover . NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent flat tires due to NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT ( See Fig . 25 ) slow leaks , tire sealant may be purchased from your local The motion control lever has been preset at the factory and parts dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and adjustment should not be necessary . corrosion . Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the right rear wheel , and lightly tighten . Start engine and move motion control lever until tractor 21 does not move forward or backward .
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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS REPLACING BATTERY ( See Figs . 28 and 29 ) WASHERS RETAINING i _ SQUARE KEY ( REAR WHEEL ONLY ) FIG . 26 TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK BATTERY Lift seat pan to raised position and open battery box See Fill . 27 ) door . explosive gases . Keep sparks , flame Disconnect BLACK battery cable first then RED battery and smoking materials away from bat - cable and carefully remove battery from tractor . teries . Always wear eye protection twhene CAUTION : Lead - acid batteries genera I Install new battery with terminals in same position as old around batteries . battery . If your battery is too weak to start the engine , it should be First connect RED battery cable to positive ( + ) terminal recharged . ( See " BATTERY " in the Customer Responsibili - with hex bolt and keps nut as shown . Tighten secu rely . ties section of this manual ) . Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative ( - ) terminal If " jumper cables " are used for emergency starting , follow with remaining hex bolt and keps nut . Tighten securely . this procedure : Close bakery box door . IMPORTANT : YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH A 12REOR VOLT NEGATIVE GROUNDED SYSTEM . THE IOTHEVT VEHICLE MUST ALSO BE A 12 VOLT NEGATC GROUNDED SYSTEM . DO NOT USE YOUR TRA BATTERY TO START OTHER VEHICLES . TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES - Connect each end of the RED cable to the POSITIVE ( + ) BATTER _ BOX DOOR terminal of each battery , taking care notto shortagainst chassis . Connect one end of the BLACK cable to the NEGATIVE FIG . 28 ( - ) terminal of fully charged battery . KEPS HEX Connect the other end of the BLACK cable to good NUT ' _ BOLT CHASSIS GROUND , away from fuel tank and battery . POSITIVE TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE ORDER - ( RED ) NEGATIVE CABLE BLACK cable first from chassis and then from the fully CABLE charged battery . FIG . 29 RED cable last from both batteries . TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB POSITIVE TERMINAL NEGATIVE TERMINAL Raise hood . Pull bulb holder out of the hole inthe backside of the grill . Replace bulb in holder and push bulb holder securely back into the hole in the backside of the grill . Close hood . INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to run poorly , stop running , or prevent it from starting . Check wiring . See electrical wiring diagram in the Repair Parts section . TO REPLACE FUSE NEGATIVE POSITIVE TERMINAL Replace with 20 amp automotive - type plug - in fuse . The fuse TERMINAL holder is located behind the dash . CHARGED BATTERY FIG . 27 22
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SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL ASSEMBLY ( See Fig . 30 ) Raise hood . Unsnap headlight wire connector . Stand infront of tractor . Grasp hood at sides , tilt toward engine and lift off of tractor . To replace , reverse above procedure . D THROTTLE LEVER RE FIG . 31 FIG . 30 ENGINE TO ADJUST THROTTLE CONTROL CABLE ( See Fig . 31 ) 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 from slow to choke position . Slowly move lever from choke to fast position . Check to see if hole in throttle lever and hole in speed control bracket are aligned . If holes are not aligned , loosen cable clamp screw and align the holes by inserting a pencil or a 1 / 4 " drill bit through both holes . Pull throttle cable up to remove slack and tighten cable clamp screw . Remove alignment pencil or drill bit . TO ADJUST CARBURETOR The carburetor has been preset at the factory and adjust - ment should not be necessary . However , minor adjustment may be required to compensate for differences in fuel , temperature , altitude or load . If the carburetor does need adjustment , see engine manual . IHigh speed stop isfactory adjusted . Do not adjust - damage may result . IMPORTANT : NEVER TAMPER WITH THE ENGINE GOVERNOR , WHICH IS FACTORY SET FOR PROPERVE ENGINE SPEED , OVERSPEEDING THE ENGINE ABO 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 . 23
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STORAGE Immediately prepare your tractorfor storage at the end of the ENGINE 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 gasoline in the tank inside a building DEPOSITS FROM FORMING IN ESSENTIAL FUEL SYSTEM where fumes may reach an open flame PARTS SUCH AS CARBURETOR , FUEL FILTER , FUEL , A or spark . Allow the engine to cool HOSE , OR TANK DURING STORAGE . ALSO before storing in any enclosure . EXPERIENCE INDICATES THAT ALCOHOL BLENDED FUELS ( CALLED GASOHOL OR USING ETHANOL OR METHANOL ) CAN ATTRACT MOISTURE WHICH LEADSG TO SEPARATION AND FORMATION OF ACIDS DURIN TRACTOR STORAGE . ACIDIC GAS CAN DAMAGE THE FUEL SYSTEM OF AN ENGINE WHILE IN STORAGE . Remove mowerfrom tractorforwinter storage . When mower Drain the fuel tank . is to be stored for a period of time , clean it thoroughly , remove all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . Store in a clean , dry Start the engine and let it run until the fuel lines and area . carburetorare empty . Clean entire tractor ( See " CLEAN ING " inthe Customer Never use engine or carburetor cleaner prod ucts in the Responsibilities section of this manual ) . fuel tank or permanent damage may occur . Use fresh fuel next season . Inspect and replace belts , if necessary ( See belt re - placement instructions in the Service and Adjustments NOTE : Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable alternative in section of this manual ) . minimizing the formation of fuel gum deposits during stor - Lubricate as shown in the Customer Responsibilities age . Add stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or storage section of this manual . container . Always follow the mix ratio found on stabilizer Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws are securely container . Run engine at least 10 minutes after addingDo stabilizertoallowthestabilizertoreachthecarburetor . fastened . Inspect moving parts for damage , breakage and wear . Replace if necessary . not drain the gas tank and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . 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 . BATTERY ( See " ENGIN E " in the Customer Responsibilities section of Fully charge the battery for storage . this manual ) . 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 periods of storage , battery cables should be discon - Pour one ounce of oil through spark plug hole ( s ) into nected and battery cleaned thoroughly ( see " TO CLEAN cylinder ( s ) . BATTERY AN D TERMINALS " in the Customer Respon - Turn ignition key to " START " position for a few seconds sibilities section of this manual ) . to distribute oil . After cleaning , leave cables disconnected and place Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . 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 : NEVERCOVERTRACTORWHILE ENGINE AND EXHAUST AREAS ARE STILL WARM . 24
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TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Will not start 1 . Out of fuel . 1 . Fill fueltank . 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 , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 8 . Loose or damaged wiring . 8 . Check all wiring . 9 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 9 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service 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 . Clutch / brake pedal not depressed . 1 . Depress clutch / 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 . Check / replace 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 oil . 6 . Faulty spark plug . 6 . Clean and regap or change spark plug . 7 . Dirty fuel filter . 7 . Replace fuel filter . 8 . Stale or dirty fuel . 8 . Drain fuel tank and refill with fresh gasoline . 9 . Water in fuel . 9 . Drain fuel tank and carburetor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 10 . Spark plug wire loose . 10 . Connect and tighten spark plug wire . 11 . Dirty engine air screen / fins . 11 . Clean engine air screen / fins . 12 . Dirty / clogged muffler . 12 . Clean / replace muffler . 13 . Loose or damaged wiring . 13 . Check all wiring . 14 . Carburetor out of 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 . 25
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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 mandrels 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 mandrels 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 ) burned out . 2 . Replace bulb ( 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 " 26
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRK17H42STB SCHEMATIC & Ill & BLACK BATTERY SOLENOID RED I I FUSE I STARTER WHITE BLACK • CLUTCH / BRAKE I - ( PEDAL UP ) ' i I i I I I I I BLUE • F _ bLUEBI LUE r _ _ NTC I LINE J L _ i FUEL I r I ' ( CLUTCH OFF ) ' r . _ _ , J ' CREEN , • _ I i • • _ i i85 86 i FUEL SHUT - OFF I _ L _ fLJ _ SOLENOID ( NOT OCCUPIED ) 87 ' 30 I i BLACK SEAT SWITCH , C ) _ ( IF SOEQUIPPED ) , II / I 87A I I I , 30 87 , i PRESENCE RELAY # 1 BLACK IGNITION PLUG UNIT GAP _ H f9 PlH _ R Nlkl ESENCE RELAY _ 2 # _ t _ L YELLOW TWIN CY [ - E _ NGII N E S ) CHARGING SYSTEM OUTPUt _ 15 AMP DC @ 3600 RPM _ _ NLATOR - - i REGYUELALLTOOWR yELLOW ALTERNATOR BLACK d 1 F BLUE MIIB RED IGNITION SWITCH NON - REMOVABLE REMOVABLE POSITION CIRCUIT " MAKE " CONNECTIONS CONNECTIONS OFF M + G + A1 NONE WIRING INSULATED CLIPS RUN / LIGHT B + A1 A2 + L 86132J NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR RUN B + A1 NONE SERVICING OF UNIT , THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED TO RELAY START B + S + A1 NONE PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING . 27
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRK17H42STB ELECTRICAL 21 22 I I I I I 42 i I I I I - I i 41 26 \ 16 \ \ I 33 / \ \ / I I I I f I I I 52 29 28 I I I \ 28
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRK17H42STB ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 144925 BatteryHex 2 74760412 Bolt Hd 1 / 4 - 20unc X 3 / 4 8 156417 Case Battery Mech Hinge 16 161343 Switch Interlock 21 166181 Harness Socket Light 22 4152J Bulb , Light # 1156 24 4799J Cable Battery 25 146147 Cable Battery 6 Ga Red w / 16 wire 26 175158 FuseAmp 27 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 28 4207J Cable Ground 6ga 12 black 29 160784 Switch Plunger 30 175566 Switch Ign 33 140401 Key Ign Molded Generic 40 170219 Harness Ignex 41 71110408 Bolt Fin H 1 / 4 - 20uncx 1 / 2 42 131563 CoverTerminal Red 43 175141 Solenoid 45 122822X Ammeter Rectangular 52 141940 Protection Loop 81 109748X Relay Asm . NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 29
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRK17H42STB CHASSIS 3O 29 12 i 28 26 25 26 53 31 58 52 55 5 57 J 208 _ / 208 207 54 208 26 33 10 208 35 34 26 30
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRK17H42STB CHASSIS KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Chassis 1 174619 2 176554 Drawbar 3 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 X . 75 5 155272 BumperHood / Dash 9 168337X012 Dash P / L 10 72140608 Bolt Carriage 3 ! 8 - 16 x 1 11 155927 Panel Dash Lh 12 145660 ClipTinnerman 13 172108 Panel Dash Rh 14 17490608 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x1 ! 2 17 159639X428 Hood LT / PL 18 126938X Bumper Hood 20 156437 Plate Mtg Battery Fuel Tank Fr 23 124028X Bushingin 24 74780616 Bolt F Hex 3 ! 8 - 16 x 1 Gr 5 25 19131312 Washer 13 ! 32 X 13 / 16 X 12 Ga 26 73800600 Nut Lock Hex W / Ins 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 28 170474 Grille / Lens Asm 29 170472X599 Lens LT / PL 30 169470X428 Fender Footrest STLT Pnt 31 136619 Bracket Fender 33 145244X428 Footrest Pnt Lh 34 145243X428 Footrest Pnt Rh 35 72110606 Bolt Rdhd Sht Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4T 37 17490508 Screw Thdrol 6 ! 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 TY 38 169834 Bracket Asm Pivot Mower Rear 51 73800400 Nut Lock Hex W / Ins 1 / 4 - 20 52 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 ! 8 x 16 Ga . 53 144697 Bracjet Grukke Lhd 54 161464 Screw Hex Wsh 8 - 18 x 7 / 8 55 144696 Bracket Grille Rh 57 74780412 Bolt Hex 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 58 150127 Duct Air 64 154798 Dash Lower STLT 142 165867 Plate Reinforcement STLT 145 156524 Rod Pivot Chassis / Hood 159 169473X428 Cupholderulder 206 170165 Bolt Sho 5 / 16 - 18 207 17670508 Screw Thd rol 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 ! 2 208 17670608 Screw Thd rol 3 ! 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 212 156229 Insert Lens Relect - - 5479J Plug Button NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 31
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRK17H42STB DRIVE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Bolt , Hex Transaxle Hydro Gear 314 - 0510 64 71170764 Washer ( Order Parts From Transaxle 65 10040700 Keeper Belt Engine Manufacturer ) 66 154778 Screw 8 165619 Rod Shift Hydro LT 69 14243283 Guide Belt Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 1 CAD 70 1346 10 76020416 Strap Torque Lh Hydro 14 10040400 Washer Lock Hvy Helical 71 169183 Strap Torque Rh Hydro 15 74490544 Bolt , Hex FLGHD 5 / 16 - 18 Gr . 5 73 169182 Spacer , Axle 16 73800500 Nut Lock Hex W / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 Unc P 74 137057 Nut Lock Hex W / Wsh 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 75 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 19 73800600 E - Ring 21 140845 Knob , Round 1 / 2 - 13 76 12000001 Key , Square 22 169498 Rod , Brake Hydro 77 123583X8X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 24 73350600 Nut 78 12174 Shaft Asm . Cross Hydro 25 106888X Spring , Brake Rod 81 16559682X Spring Torsion T / A3 / 26 19131316 Washer 82 1237 Washer 17 / 32 x 4 x 16 Ga . Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 3 / 4 CAD . 83 19171216 27 76020412 Link Transaxle 28 175765 Rod , Parking Brake 84 169594 Console , Hydro 29 71673 Cap , Parking Brake 89 169373X428 Control Asm Bypass Hydro 3O 169592 Bracket , Transaxle 95 H170201 Bolt Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 3 / 4 96 4497 Retainer Spring 1 " Zinc / Cad 32 74760512 Bolt Rdhd Sq Neck 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 34 175578 Shaft , Foot Pedal 116 72140608 Nut Lock Fig 3 / 8 - 16 35 120183X Bearing , Nylon 120 73900600 Spacer Retainer 36 19211616 Washer 150 175456 Washer 13 ! 32 x 2 x 10 Ga . 37 1572H Pin , Roll 151 19133210 Washer Srrted 5 / 16 IDx 1.125 38 165936 Pulley , Composite , Flat 156 16600289 Bracket Shift Mount Bolt 158 1655 39 74760648 Hub Tapered Flange Shift Lt 4O 175461 Spacer , Split 159 165494 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr 5 41 175556 Keeper , Belt Idler 161 72140406 Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 20 Unc 42 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Gauge 162 73680400 Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 20 Unc x 1 Gr 5 47 127783 Pulley , Idler , V - Groove 163 74780416 Washer 5 / 8 x . 281 x 10 Ga 48 154407 Bellcrank Clutch Grad Drv STL 164 19091010 Bracket Pivot Lever 49 123205X Retainer , Belt 165 165623 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 ! 8 50 74760624 Bolt 166 166880 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 561 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 168 165492 51 73680600 Plate Fastening Lt 52 73680500 Nut Crownlock 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 169 165580 53 105710 ) < Nyliner Snap - In 5 / 8 " ID Link , Clutch 197 169613 Washer Nyl 7 / 8 ID x . U105nc 55 105709X Spring , Return , Clutch 198 16959312 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 Screw 3 ! 8 - 16 x 1.0 199 1696 56 17060616 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 1 57 140294 V - Belt , Ground Drive 200 72140508 Bolt RDHD 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4 Gr 5 59 169691 Keeper , CenterSpan 202 72110614 Nut Hex Fig Lock 61 17060612 Screw Thdrol . 3 / 8 - 16 x . 75 212 145212 62 8883R Cover , Pedal 63 175410 Pulley , Engine NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 33
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRK17H42STB STEERING ASSEMBLY L - ' L ' - ' _ 36 _ 63 i / 67 46 29 29 8 - 6 32 jf 68 r 40 29 34 10 35 34
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRK17H42STB STEERING ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159944X428 Wheel aSteeringst 2 172393 Axle Asm C Iron LT 3 169840 Spindle Asm LH 4 169839 Spindle Asm RH 5 6266H Bearing Race Thrust Harden6 6 121748X Washer 25 / 32 X 1 - 5 ! 8 X 1 Ga 8 12000029 Ring Klip # t5304 - 75 10 175121 Link Drag 11 10040600 Washer Lock Hvy Hlcl Spr 3 ! 8 13 136518 Spacer Brg Axle Front 15 145212 Nut Hex Flange Lock 17 177876 Shaft Asm Strg 29 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x . 75 32 171888 Rod Tie 33 19111216 Washer 11 ! 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga 34 10040500 Washer Lock Hvy Hlcl Spr 5 / 16 35 73540500 Crownlock Nut 5 / 16 - 24 Unf 36 155099 Bushing Strg 37 152927 Screw 38 159946X428 Insert Cap Strg Wh1 - 39 19132411 Washer 13 / 32 X 1 / 2 X 11 Ga 40 7810H Lock nut 41 159945 AdaptorWheel Strg 42 145054X428 Boot Steering Dash 43 121749X Washer 25 / 32 X 1 1 / 4X 16 Ga 44 153720 Extension Steering Shaft LR / LT 46 121232X Cap Spindle Fr Top / BIk 51 73800500 Nut Lock Hex w / Ins 5 16 - 18 54 74780520 Bolt Fin Hex 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 1 - 1 / 4 63 74780616 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16unc x 1 Gr . 5 65 160367 Spacer Brace Axle 67 72140618 Bolt Rdhd Sq 3 / 8 - 16 Unc x 2 - 3 / 4 68 169827 Axle , Brace 71 175146 Steering Asm 82 169835 Bracket Susp Chassis Front . 87 173966 Washer Flat . 781 x 1 - 1 / 2 x 14 88 175118 Boult Shoulder 7 / 6 - 20 91 175553 Clip Steering NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 35
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRK17H42STB SEAT ASSEMBLY \ \ \ 10 W / / i / I I I I I 11 I 3 17 12 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 171683 Seat 13 121248X Bushing Snap BIk Nyl 50 Id 14 72050412 2 140551 Bracket Pivot Seat 8 720 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20x1 - 1 / 2 3 71110616 15 134300 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16unc X 1 Spacer Split 28x 88 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 X 1 X 10 Ga 16 121250X Spring Cprsn 5 145006 17 123976X Clip Push - In Nut Lock 1 / 4 Lge Fig Gr 5 Zinc 21 171852 6 73800600 Nut Hex w / Ins . 3 / 8 - 16 Unc Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 Unc 7 124181X 22 73800500 Nut Hex Lock W / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 Spring Seat Cprsn 2 250 BIk Zi 24 19171912 8 17000616 Washer 17 / 32 X 1 - 3 / 16 X 12 Ga . Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1.5 Smgml . 9 25 127018X Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 X 62 19131614 Washer 13 / 32 X 1 X 14 Ga 10 174894 Pan Seat 11 166369 Knob Seat NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 12 121246X Bracket Mounting Switch 36
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRK17H42STB DECALS 11 16 4 4 3 10 2 20 14 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 157032 Decal Oper 11 172743 Decal Ins Strg Whlematic 2 176303 Decal FenderAuto 14 160396 Decal V - Belt Sch 3 176308 Decal Hood LH 16 176307 Decal Hood Rh 4 176304 Decal Side Panel Logo 20 145005 Decal Bat Dan / Psn 5 177526 Decal HP Engine - - 133671 Pad Footrest 6 169210 Decal By Pass Lt Hydro - - 138311 Decal Handle Lft Height Adjust 8 170563 Decal MowerWam Keep Hand - - 173587 Decal Fend Feflector Rh Away - - 173589 Decal Fend Reflector Lh 9 172740 Decal Fender Logo - - 178227 Manual Owner's ( English ) 10 157140 Decal Fender Danger E / F - - 178228 Manual Owner's ( French ) WHEELS AND TIRES KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 5,8 Cap Valve Tire 2 65139 Stem Valve 4,10 3 170455 Tire F T 15 X 6 0 - 6 Service 7 4 59904 Tube Front ( Service Item Only ) 5 106732X421 Rim Asm 6 " front Service 6 278H Fitting Grease ( Front Wheel Only ) 7 9040H Bearing Flange ( FrontWheel nly ) 11 8 106108X421 Rim Asm 8 " rear Service 9 170456 Tire R T 20x10 - 8 Service 10 7152J Tube Rear ( Service Item Only ) 11 104757X421 Cap Axle - - 144334 Sealant , Tire ( 10 oz . Tube ) NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 37
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRK17H42STB ENGINE 2 _ 8O 38 I \ \ i _ 101 4 61 105 / / _ \ \ / _ ¸ _ _ _ _ 33 37 29 4O OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester 38
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRK17H42STB ENGINE KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 170805 Control Th / ch FlagCut 2 17720410 Screw Hex Thd 1 / 4 - 20x5 / 8 T 3 Engine , Kohler Mod No . CV490 ( Order Parts From Engine Manufacturer ) Muffler 4 159420 13 12 - 041 - 03 Gasket Eng 14 148456 Tube Drain Oil EasyTooth 16 11050600 Washer Lock Ext 3 / 8 23 169837 Shield Brn / DbrGuard 29 137180 Kit Spark Arrestor ( Flat Scrn ) 31 174642 Tank Fuel Front 32 140527 Cap Asm Fuel W / sym Vented 33 123487X Clamp Hose Black 37 137040 Line Fuel 20 " 38 148315 Plug Drain Oil Easy 40 124028X Bushing Snap Nyl BIk Fuel Line3 / 44 17670412 Screw Hexwsh Thdrol 1 / 4 - 20x 4 45 17000612 Screw Hexwsh Thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 46 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 X 7 / 8 X 16 Ga 77 19101216 Washer 5 / 16 x 3 / 4 x 16 Ga . 80 74760508 Bolt Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18 Unc x 1 / 2 81 73510400 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC 101 M73030800 Nut Flange M8 - 1.25 105 17120616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRK17H42STB MOWER DECK 68 157 67 156 155 90 1 r - ! 147 142 9O 103 105 34 / 106 lOl lO2f 21 22 23 24 _ 116 113 25 2 16 \ . 119 118 _ 28 27 29 18 18 . 117 - 116 40
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRK17H42STB MOWER DECK KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO , DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 165892X421 V - Belt , 42 " Mower Mower Deck Assembly , 42 " 68 144959616 2 72140506 Bolt 90 74760 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 Unc x 1 3 138017 Bracket Asm Noseroller LH Bracket Asm Fr . Sway Bar 3 / 42 91 132274 4 165460X421 Nut , Lock , Hex W / Ins 3 / 8 - 16 UNC Bracket Asm Deck 42 " Sway Bar 92 73800600 5 4939M Washer 17 / 3 x 7 / 8 x 6 Ga . Retainer Spdng 93 19171416 6 130832 Roller Nose 38 & 42 Arm , Suspension , Rear 94 132264 8 850857 Bracket Asm Noseroller RH Bolt 3 / 8 - 24 x 25 Grade 8 patched 95 13227320 MulcherCover 9 10030600 Washer , Lock 101 1364 10 140296 Screw Washer , Hardened 102 71081010 11 134149 Washer , Flat Blade , Mulching 42 " Std 103 1906121600 138498 Blade Mower 42 " Hi - Lift Std 104 100710 Washer , Lock 13 137645 Shaft Assembly , Mandrel , Vented 105 160793 Latch Assembly 14 128774 Nut , Weld Housing , Mandrel , Vented 106 2029J 15 110485X Bearing , Ball , Mandrel 111 155197X421 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel LH 16 174493 Stripper , Mower Deck 112 155198X421 Bracket , Gauge , Wheel RH 18 72140505 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 113 17060514 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 114 73510500 Nut , Keps 5 / 16 - 18 UNC 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 115 72110504 Bolt , Carriage 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 / 2 21 73680500 Nut 116 4898H Bolt , Shoulder 22 134753 Stiffener Bracket 117 165746 Wheel , Gaugeck 23 131267 Nut Centedo 3 / 8 - 16 Bracket , Deflector Mower 42 " 118 73930600 24 105304X Washer 3 / 8 x 7 / 8 x 14 Ga . Cap , Sleeve 80 x 112 BIk Mower 119 19121414 25 123713X Bracket , Extruded Spring , Torsion , Deflector 2 52 121 17398690 26 110452X Nut , Push Phos & Oil 142 1658 ) ( 421 Arm Spring Brake Mower 27 130968X428 Bracket Arm Idler 42 " Shield , Deflector 42 " BIk 143 157109 ) ( 421 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32 x 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 144 173441 Keeper Belt 29 131491 Rod , Hinge 42 " 6 75 W / G 145 173437 Pulley Idler Flat 30 157722 ScrewThdrol Washer Head 146 173443 Bolt Carriage Idler 31 129963 asher , Spacer Mower Vented 147 131335 Spring Extension 32 173436 Pulley , Mandrel 148 169022 Spring Return Idler 33 137266 Nut , Toplock 9 / 16 149 165898 Retainer Spring xYellow 34 72110614 Bolt 150 19091216 Washer 9 ! 32 x 3 / 4 16 Ga . 36 173438 Bracket Clutch Cable Pulley , Idler , Flat 151 169670 37 19131316 Clutch Cable 42 " Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 16 Gauge 152 16967674 40 73680600 Nut 153 1696 Washer Flat 3 / 8 " Type B 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , LH 154 169675 Spring Retainer 45 4497H Retainer 155 169671 Spring Retention LVR CLTCH CAB 46 137729 Screw , Thdrol 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 T 156 169672 Spacer Clutch Cable3 / 48 133944 Rod Clutch Cable 8 " Washer , Hardened 157 169669 49 174284 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 Roller Assembly , Cam Follower 158 17720410 50 131340 Bolt , Shoulder # 10 - 24 Grade 5 159 72140614 Bolt Rdhd Sqn 3 ! 8 - 16 UNC x 1 - 3 / 4 51 69180 Locknut - - 130794 Mandrel Assembly ( Includes Key 52 139888 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC Numbers 8 - 10,13 - 15 , 31 and 33 ) 53 131845 Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake - - 172559 Mower Deck , Complete 54 133943 Washer , Hardened 55 155046X421 Arm , Idler 56 122052X Spacer , Retainerr 59 173442 Guard TUV Idle NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 67 171598 KnobRound 41
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRK17H42STB MOWER LIFT 7 41 49 38 30 40 _ j50 3 2 6 5 12 13 19 13 1718 20 20 32 19 15 13 - - 32 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER PRK17H42STB MOWER LIFT KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159460 Wire Asm Inner / Sprg W / plunger LT 2 159471 Shaft Asm Lift RH w / Inf 3 105767X Pin Groove 1 500 Zinc 4 12000002 ERing # 5133 - 62 5 19211621 Washer 21 / 32 X 1 X21 Ga 6 120183 ) ( Bearing Nylon BIk 629 Id 7 125631X Grip Handle 8 170770 Button Plunger 11 139865 Link Lift LH Fixed Length 12 139866 Link Lift RH Fixed Length 13 4939M Retainer Spring 15 173288 Link Front 16 73350800 Nut Jam Hex 1 / 2 - 13 Unc 17 130171 Trunnion BIk Zinc 18 73800800 Nut Lock W / Wsh 1 / 2 - 13 Unc 19 139868 Arm Suspension Rear 20 163552 Retainer Spring 23 110807X Nut Special3 / 24 19131016 Washer 1 32 X 5 / 8 X 16 Ga 25 2876H Spring 2 - 1 ! 8 " 26 169484 Retainer Clip 27 126971X Rod Adj Lift Zinc 7.49 Wrk Lg 28 73350600 Nut Hex Jam 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 29 138057 Knob Inf 3 / 8 - 16 Unc BIk W / sym 30 150233 Trunnion Infin Height 31 169865 Bearing Pvt Lift 32 73540600 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 24 36 155097 Pointer Height Indicator 37 123935X Plug Hole BIk 1.485 / 1.515 Dia . 38 17060516 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 1 40 19112410 Washer 11 ! 32 x 1 - 1 / 2 10 Ga . 41 155098 Indicator Height STLT 49 145212 Nut Hex Flange LockOi 50 110452X Nut PUsh Phos & NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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SERVICE NOTES 44
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SERVICE NOTES 45
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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 maintained 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 Electrolux Home Products a division of WCl Outdoor Products , Inc , a division of WCl Outdoor Products , Inc . Outdoor Products Customer Service Dept . 7075 Ordan Drive 250 Bobby Jones Expressway Mississauga , Ontario Augusta , GA 30909 USA 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 MagnusomMoss Act of 1975 . 46
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL , I " " NOT ACROSS HILL SIGHTING " 4 Operate your Tractor up and down the face of slopes ( not greater than 15 ° ) , never across the face . Make turns gradu - A ally to prevent tipping or loss of control . Exercise extreme caution when changing direction on slopes .
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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 thelifeofyour 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 local dealer for updated information and assistance .
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