Craftsman 917.255470 Owner`s manual

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MODEL NUIMB ER 917.255470
OWNER'S MANUAL
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oAssembly
oOperation
oCustomer
Responsibilities
oService
oAdjustments
o Repair Parts
Caution:
Read and Follow
all Safety Rules
and Instructions
Before Operating
This Equipment
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SAFETY
Safe Operation
Practices RULES
for Ride-On Mowers
IMPORTANT: THIS CUTTING MACHIN E IS CAPABLE OFAMPUTATtNG HANDS AND FEETAND'THROWING OBJECTS,
FAILURE TO OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH,
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Read, understand, and follow all instructions in the manual
and on the machine before starting..
Only allow responsible adults, who are familiar with the
instructions, to operate the machine,.
Clear the area of objects such as rocks, toys wire, etc.,,
which could be pcked up and thrown by the blade
Besure the area is clear of other people before mowing. Stop
machine if anyone enters the area,
Never carry passengers
Do not mowin reverse unless absolutely necessary Always
took down and behlnd before and while backing.
Be aware of the mower discharge direction and do not point
it at anyone,. Do not operate the mower without either the
entire grass catcher or the guard in place,
Slow down before turning.,
Never leave a running machine unattended. Always turn off
blades, set partdng brake, stop engine, and remove keys
before dismounting,
Turn off blades when not mowing.
Stop engine before removing grass catcher or unclogging
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Mow only in dayiight or good artificial tight.
Do not operate the machine while under the influence of
alcohol or drugs
Watch for traffic when operating near or crossing roadways.
Use extra care when ioading or unloading the machine into
a trailer or truck.
SLOPE
II1. CHILDREN
Tragic accidents can occur if the operator is not alert to the
presence ofchildren° Children are often attracted to the machine
and the mowing acfivity. Neverassume that children will remain
where you Iast saw them,
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Donor turn on slopes unless necessary, and then turn slowly
and gradual y downhill, if possible.
Do not mow near drop-offs ditches, or embankments The
mower could suddenly turn over if a wheel is over the edge
of a cliff or ditch, or if an edge caves in,
Do not mow on wet grass_ Reduced traction could cause
sliding,,
Do not try to stabilize the machine by putting yourfoot onthe
ground.
Do not use grass catcher on steep slopes
Use extracare in handling gasoline and other fuels, Theyare
flammable and vapors are explosive,
Use only an approved container,,
Never remove gas cap or add fuel with the engine
running. Allow englne to cool before refueling. Do not
smoke,
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Mow up and down slopes, not across.
Remove obstacles such as rocks, tree iimbs, etc.
Watch for holes, ruts, or bumps, Uneven terrain could
overturn the machine., Tatl grass can hide obstacles.,
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Use slow speed. Choose a low gear so that you will not have
to stop or shift while on the slope.
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Follow the manufacturer's recommendations for wheel
weights or counterweights to improve stability.
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Use extra care with grass catchers or other attachments,
These can change the stability of the machine.
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Keep all movement on the slopes slowand gradual, Do not
make sudden changes in speed or direction,
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Avoid starting or stopping on a slope. If tires iose traction,
disengage the b_adesand proceed slowly straightdown the
slope.,
DO NOT:
Never carry children. They may fall off and be seriously
injuredor interfere with safe machine operation.
Never allow children to operate the machine.
Use extra care when approaching blind corners, shrubs,
trees, or other objects that may obscure vision.
IV. SERVICE
OPERATION
Slopes are a major factor related to Ioss-of-control and ttpover
accidents, which can result in severe injuryor deathr. A!f s_opes
require extracaution, Ifyou cannot backup the slope orif you feet
uneasy on it, do not mow it.
Keep children out of the mowing area and under the watchful
care of another responsible adult,
Be alert and turn machine off if children enter the area.
Before and when backing, look behind and down for small
children,
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Never refuel the machine indoors.
Never store the machine or fuel container inside where
there is an open flame, such as a water heater.
Never run a machine inside a closed area.,
Keep nutsand bolts, especially blade attachment bo_ts tight
and keep equ pment in good condition.
Never tamper with safety dev]ces_ Check their proper
operation regulady,
Keep machine free of grass, feaves or otherdebflsbuild-up
Clean oil or fuel spillage. Allow machine to cool before
storing
Stop and inspect the equipment if you strike an object.,
Repair, if necessary, before restarting°
Never make adjustments or repairs with the engine running°
Grass catcher components are subject towear, damage, and
deterioration, which could expose moving parts or allow
objects fo be thrown. Frequently check components and
replace with manufacturer's recommended parts,when necessary.
Mower blades are sharp and can cUt.rWrap the biade(s) or
wear gloves, and use extra caution when sen/icing them.
Check brake operation frequently. Adjust and service as
required,
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CAUTION:
Always disconnect
spark
plug wire and place wire where it ca nn ot
contact spark plug in order to prevent
accidental
startin 9 when setting up,
transporting,
adlusting
or making
repairs.
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CONGRATULATIONS
on your purchase of a Soars
Tractor. It has been designed, engineered and manu*
factured to give you the best possible dependability and
performance°
PRODUCT SPECnFnCATDONS
HORSEPOWER;
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GASOLINE CAPACITY:
5 QUARTS
UNLEADED REGULAR
OIL (3_0 PINTS):
SAE 30 (Above 32°F)
5W-30 (Below 32°F)
SPARK PLUG.(GAP,0301No);
CHAMPION RC12YC
VALVE CLEARANCE:
INTAKE .003 - .005 IN.
EXHAUST .003 - .005 IN.
GROUND SPEED:
FORWARD
1st 1.0I MPH
2rid 2.08 MPH
3rd 3_12 MPH
4th 3.98 MPH
5th 5.10 MPH
REVERSE: to50 MPH
THE MODELAND SERIAL NU MBERS WILL BE FOUND
ON A PLATE UNDER THE SEAT°
TIRE PRESSURE:
YOU SHOULD RECORD BOTH SERIAL NUMBER AND
_)ATEOF PURCHASE AND KEEP IN A SAFE PLACE
-'OR FUTURE REFERENCE°
FRONT: 14 PSI
REAR: 12 PSI
CHARGING SYSTEM:
3 AMPS BATTERY
5 AMPS HEADLIGHTS
BLADE BOLT TORQUE:
30-35 FT, LBS.
Should you experience any problem you cannot easily
remedy, please contact your nearest Sears Service
Department. We have competent, well-trained technicians and the proper tools to service or repair this unit°
Please read and retain this manual. The instructions will
enable you to assemble and maintain your unit properly_
Always observe the "SAFETY RULES",
MODEL
NUMBER
917.255470
SERIAL
NUMBER
:)ATE OF PURCHASE
MAINTENANCE
AGREEMENT
A Sears Maintenance Agreement is available on this producL Contact your nearest Sears store for details.
CUSTOMER
RESPONSIB UTIES
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Read and observe the safety rules.
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Follow a regular schedule in maintai ni ng, caring for and
using your unit.
WARNING= This unit is equipped with an internalcombustion engine and should not be used on or near any unimproved forest-covered, brush-covered or grass-covered
land unless the engine*s exhaust system is equipped with
a spark arrestor rnoeting applicable local or state laws (if
any). If a spark arresteris used, it should be maintained 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 Coda)_
Other states may have similar laws. Federal laws apply on
federal lands_ A spark arrestor for the muffler is available
FOlslOWthe_r_StrrUgCtiOsnSc_indneroCt_SstOornwenreF_r,eSmPOnsiabi'ithrough your nearest Sears Authodzed Service Center
(See REPAIR PARTS section of this manual).
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LIMITED
TWO YEAR WARRANTY
ON ELECTRIC
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START RIDIING EQUliPMENT
For two (2) years from the date of purchase, if this tiding equipment is maintained, lubricated and tuned up according to the
instructionsin the owner's manual, Sears will repair or replace, free of charge, any parts found to be defective in material or
workmanship°
This Warranty does not cover:
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Expendable items which become worn during normal use, such as blades, spark plugs, air cleaners and belts.
Tire replacement or repair caused by punctures from outside objects, such as nails, thorns, stumps, or glass°
Repairs necessary becauee of operator abuse, negligence, improper storage or accident or the failure to maintain the
equipment according to the instructionscontained in the owner's manual.
Riding equipment used for commercial or rental purposes
UMITED
90 DAY WARRANTY
ON BATTERY
For 90 days from date of purchase, if any battery Included with this riding equipment proves defective in material or workmanship
and our testing determines the battery wiil not hold a charge, Sears will replace the battery at no charge°
WARRANTY SERVICE IS AVAILABLE BY RETURNING THE RIDING EQUIPMENT TO THE NEAREST SEARS SERVICE
CENTER/DEPARTMENT IN THE UNITED STATES.
This Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other tights which may vary from state to state.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
OPERATION ........................................................... 11-14
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE ...................................... 15
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS ............................ 20-25
STORAGE .................................................................... 26
TROUBLESHOOTING ............................................ 27-28
REPAIR PARTS - TRACTOR ................................. 30-47
REPAIR PARTS - ENGINE ..................................... 48-52
PARTS ORDERING/SERVICE ................... BACK PAGE
SAFETY RULES ......................................................... _..2
PRODUCT SPECIFICATIO NS ....................................... 3
CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES ..................... 3, 15-19
WARRANTY ................................................................... 3
TABLE OF CONTENTS ................................................. 4
INDEX ............................................................................. 4
TRACTOR ACCESSORIES ........................................... 5
ASSEMBLY .............................................................. 7-10
iNDEX
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Accessodes .................................................
5
Electrical:
Adjustments;
Interlocks and Relays .....................24
Brake ................................................22
Schematic .......................................29
Carburetor ..............................................
25
Wiring Diagram ...............................30
Mower:.
Engine:
Front-To, Back ...............................
21
Air Filter ................................................
18
Side-To-Side ............................
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Air Screen .........................................
18
Throttle Control Cable ................. 24
Cooling Fins, Englne .......................
18
Air Filter, Engine ................................... 18
Oil Change
17
Air Screen, Engine ...........................................
18
Of! Level .....................................13,17
Assembly ................................................
7-10
Oil Type ..........................................17
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Preparation .................................... 13
Batlery:
Repair Pads
48-52
Charging
Starting ...................................................
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Cleaning ............................................
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Storage .................................................
26
Installation ..........................................
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Levels ..........................................8,17
Fifters:
Preparation ..................................... 8
Air ........................................................
18
Starling wilh Weak Battery ...........23
Fuel ......................................................
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Storage .............................................
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Fuel:
Terminals .........................................
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Type
Belts:
Storage
26
Motion Drive
Fuse ..........................................................24
RemovaVRepfacement .............22
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Mower Blade Drive
Hood RemovaVtnetailation ...................24
Remova!/Replace ment ........... 22
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Blade:
Leveling
Mower
Deck
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Sharpening o.o_
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Lubrication Chart ......................................
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Replacement .....................................
16
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Brake Adjustment ...................................22
Maintenance Schedule ....................... 15
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Mower:
Carburetor Adjustment ....................... 25
Adjustment, Front-to-Back ...............
21
Contrqls, Tractor ....................................t 1
Adjustment, Side-to-Side ............ 21
Customer Responsibilities ...............15-t9
Blade Sharpening ........................ 16
Engine:
Blade Replacement ............................
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Air Filter ........................................18
Cutting
Height
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12
Air Screen, Engine .................. t8
Installation ............................................
20
Battery ...................................... 17
Operation .........................................
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Cooling Fins, Engine ...................
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Removal
20
Engine Oll .......................................
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Mowing Tips ......................................... 14
FueI Filter .......................................
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Muffler ................................................. 19
Spark Plugs ......................................
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Spark Arrester ..............................
3,40
Tractor:
Mulcher Plate ............................................
10
Blades ............................................
16
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Lubrication Chart ...................... 15
Oil:
Maintenance Schedule ............ 15
Cold Weather Conditions ....... 13,17
Tire Care ..............................
8,!6,23
Engine ......................................................
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Cutting Height, Mower ............................12
Storage
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Operation ....................................................
11-14
Operating Mower ................................ 13
Options:
Accessodes ..................................... 5
Spari_ An'ester .................................
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Parking Brake ................................ 11-12
Pads Bag ................................................. 6
Pads, Replacement/Repair ............30-47
Product Specifications...............................
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Repair Parts .......................................
30-47
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Safety Rules ................................................
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Seat .................................................................
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Service and Adjustments ...............20-25
Brake ...........................................................
22
Carburetor ............................................
25
Fuse ......................................................
24
Hood Removal!Installation .......... 24
Motion Drive Sell
Removal/Replacement ........... 22
Mower Blade Drive Beff
Removal/Replacement .................
22
Mower Adjustment:
Front-to-Back ................................
21
Side-to-Side ......._.......................21
Mower Installation ........................ 20
Mower Removal ...........................
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Tire Care .................................8,16,23
Slope Guide Sheet ..................................55
Spark Plugs .......................................................
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Specifications ..........................................3
Starting the Engine ...............................
13-14
Steering Wheel .....................................
7,23
Stopping the Tractor ...............................12
Storage .................................................. 26
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Throttle Control Cable Adjustment ..... 24
Tires ............................................ 8,16,23
Trouble Shooting Chart .................. 27-28
Transaxle Repair Pads ....................46-47
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Warranty .........................................................
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Wiring Diagram .........................................
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Wiring Schematic ............................... 29
These accessories and atlaohmenls were aval]ai3te when _ne tractor was puronaseo, i nay are also available a_meal: c_eers {e[u_ uu_{_,
catalog and service centers,, Most Sears steres can order these items for you when you provide the model number ef your tractor,,
MAINTENANCE
ENGINE
SPARK
PLUG
MUFFLER
GAS CAN
ENGINEOIL
STABtUZER
BLADES
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PERFORMANCE
Sears offers a wldevariety ofattachments thatfit yourtraotoro Manyof these are listedbelow withbdef explanations of howtheycan help
you This listwas currentat the timeof publication;however, itmay changein future years - more attachments may be added, changes
may be made in these attachments,or some may no longer be available or fit yourmodel. Contact your nearest Sears store for the
accessories and attachments that are available for your tractor,
Most of these attachments do not require add{tiona! hitches or conversionkits (those that de are indicated) and are designed for easy
attaching and detaching.
PERMANEX BAGGER lets you coltect grass clippings and
leaves for a healthier, neater looking {awm Two Permanex
containershotd 30-gallon plasticbags.
LAWN SWEEPERS let you collect grass clippings and leaves
LAWN VACSforpowerful collectionof heavy grass clippings and
leaves, Wand attachment to pick up debris in hard-to-reach
plaeeSo
CARTS make hauling easy° Variety ofsizes available°
ROLLER for smoother lawn surface. 36-inch wide, 18cinch
diameterwater-tight drum holds upto390 Ibs. of weight. Rounded
edges prevent harm to turf. Adjustable scraper automatically
cleansdrum.
SPREADER/SEEDERS make seeding, fertilizing, and weed
killing easy. Broadcast spreaders are also usefuI for granular
de-icers and sand.
CORING AERATOR takes small plugsout of soil to allow moisture and nutrients to reach grass roots. 36-inch swath, 24
hardened steel coringtips. 150 tb. capacityweight tray°
AERATOR promotes deep root growth for a healthy lawn_ Tapered 2.5-inch steel spikes mounted on 10-inch diameter discs
puncture holes in soil at close intervals to let moisture soak in,
Steel weight tray forIncreased penetration.
MULCH RAKE/D ETHATCHER loosens soil and ftipsthatch and
matted leaves to lawnsurface fereaey pickup° Twenty spring line
teetheUselulto preparebare areas forseedtngo Available for front
or rear mounting.
SPRAYERS use 12-volt DO electric motor that connects to the
tractor battery or other 12-volt source. Includes booms for
automaticspraying when pulling, and hand held wand for spot
spraying. Wand has adjustable spray pattamo For applying
herbicides,insecticides,fungicides, and liquidferlilizerS.r
SNOW BLADE for snow removal ontyo 14-inch high, 42-inch
wide blade clears 38-Inch path whenangted tell or right, Raises,
Eowerswith side lever° Adjustabte skids; replaceable, reversible
scraper bar, (Use withtire chains,wheel weights, or reardrawbar
weight.)
SNOWTHROWER has 40-inch swath. Drum-typeaugerhand[es
powdery and wet/heavy snow° Mounts easily with simple pin
arrangemenL Discharge chute adjusts from tractorseat. 6-inch
diameter spout discharges snow 10 te 50 feel Lift controlledat
tractor seat. (Use wlth chains, wheat weights, or rear drawbar
weight,)
TIRE CHAINS are heavy duly; closety spaced extra-largecross
linksgive smooth ride, outstanding traction_
WHEEL WEIGHTS for rear wheels provide needed traction for
snowremovalerdozingheavymaferials,
thpairs. (301be.each)
TRACTOR CAB has heavy duty vinyl fabric ever tubular steel
frame ABS plastictop;clear plasticwindshieldoffers360 degree
visibility.Hingedmeta! doors with catch, Keeps operatorwarm
and dry. Remove vinyl and windshieldsfor use as sun protector
tn summer_ (Catalog oniy.)
Optional accesserles for tractor cab: tinted/tampered solid
safety glass windshield wilh hand operated wiper;, 12welt amber
caution light for mounting on cab top. (Catalog only.)
TRACTOR COVER protects tractor from weather.. Made of
Evolution3 fabdc (waler-repetlant, extremely breathable, light
weight, soft, non-abrasive, pliable in all temperatures, durabte,
slaintlear/puncture resistant, will net shrink or stretch,) (Catalog
only.)
TILLER has 5 hp engineand 36-inch swath to prepareseed beds,
cultivate, and compostgarden residue. Tiller has ttsown buflt-in
lift and depth controlsystem and does NOT require a sleeve hitch,
Fits any lawn, yard, or garden tractor. Simply hook up te the
tractor drawbar and go!
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Parts Bag contents
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Seat
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Metal
Screws
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(1) 2-3/8" Diameter Washe_ 1) Locknut
3/8-24
Mulcher
Plate
Steering
Boot
Battery
Steering
Wheel
(1) Shoulder Bolt 5/!6-18
(1) Hex Bolt 1/2-13 x 1
Owner's Manual
Parts bag contents
(t) Lock Washer
(1) Washer
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Parts Bag
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1/2
17/32 x 1-3/16 x 12 Gauge
I I Wheel
Steering Wheel
Adapter
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Insert
(1) Wing Nut 3/8
(I) Washer
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Bushing
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(2) Hex Nuts t/4-20
(2) Washers
9/32 x 5/8 x 16 Gauge
(2) Lock Washers
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1/4
15° Slope Sheet
Battery Caps
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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
REQUIIRED
FOR ASSEMBLY
A socket wrench set will make assembly easier° Standard
wrench sizes are listed.
(t) 5/16" wrench
(2) 7/16" wrenches
(1) 3/4" wrench
Tire pressure gauge
Phillips Screwdriver
Utility knife
(1) 9/16" wrench
When right and left hand are mentioned in this manual, it
means when you are in the operating position (seated
behind the steering wheel).
TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM CARTON
UNPACK
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Remove all accessible loose parts and parts cartons
from carton (See page 6),
Cut along lines on carton, from top to bottom, all four
comers of carton and lay panels fiat.
Check for any additional loose parts or cartons and
remove_
BEFORE ROLLING TRACTOR OFF SKiD
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SLOT
Slide the steering bushing over the steering shaft,,
Raise steering shaft forward until screwholes in dash
tine up with steering bushing° Install two (2) sheet
metal screws and tighten securely.
Position steering boot over steering shaft.
Align tabs of steering boot over slots and hole in dash
and push down to secure.
Slide steering wheel adapter onto upper steering shaft.
Position front wheels of the tractorso they are pointing
straight forward.
Position steering wheel so cross bars are horizontal
(left to right) and slide onto adapter,
Assembletarge flatwasher and 3/8-24 hexIoclmut and
tighten securelyo
Snap insert into center of steering wheel
Remove protective plastic from tractor hood and grill.
IMPORTANT.*
CHECK
FOR
AND
REMOVE
ANY
STAPLES IN SKID THAT MAY PUNCTURE
TIRES WHERE
TRACTOR
IS TO ROLL OFF SKID.,
FIG. 1
TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID (See Fig. 8)
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Raise attachment lift lever to its highest position.
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Release parking brake by depressing clutch/brake
pedal.
Place gearshift lever in "NEUTRAL" position.
Roll tractor backwards off skid.
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tractor,
HOW TO SET UP YOUR TRACTOR
PREPARE
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BATTERY
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CAUTION: Wear eye and face shield.
Wash hands or clothing Immediately if
Do not smoke. Fumes from charged
acciden_allyin
contact
with batlery
battery
acid are
explosive.
Readacid.
the
instructions included with the battery
vent caps. Always wear gloves, clothing and goggles to protect your hands,
skin and eyes.
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Your tractor has a battery charging system whichis sufficient for normal user However, periodic charging of the
battery with an automotive charger will extend its life.
= See instructions packed with vent caps in parts bag,
• Fitl battery with acid. Fill each ceil until it reaches the
bottom of the vent welIs, Do not overfill,
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INSTALL
SEAT (See Fig. 3)
Adjust seat before tighteningadjustment bolto
- Remove cardboard packing on seat pan,
o Place seat on pan and assemble shoulder bolt,
• Assemble adjustment bolt, Iockwasher and flatwasher
toosely Do not tighten.
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Lower seat intooperating position and sit on seat.
• Slideseat until a comfodabie position is reachedwhich
allows youto pressclutch/brake pedal all the way down
(See Fig.,8).
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Get off seat without moving its adjusted position.
o Raise seat and tighten adjustment bolt securely,
SEAT
SEAT PAN
Altow battery to stand and settle for at least thirty
minutes_ After standing check the level of acid. If
below the vent wells, add more acid unti the correct
level is reached°
SHOULDER
BOLT
While battery isstanding (afteradding acid) and later, while
battery Is being charged, continue withassembly oftractor.
IMPORTANT: TO MAXIMIZE THE LIFE OF YOUR
BATTERY,
tT IS NECESSARY THAT THE BATTERY BE
CHARGED BEFORE USE,, FAILURE TO CHARGE
BATTERY CAN RESULT IN A SHORTENED BATTERY
LIFE,,
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FLAT WASHER
Charge battery at a rate of 6 amperes for1 hour. Use
a 12 volt battery charger. Observe all saTety precautions required for battery charging,
Check the acid level after the battery is charged. If the
acid has fallen below the correct level, add distilled or
iron free water.
CHECK
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Installthe vent caps to cover the vent wells, Wash the
top of the battery with water to remove any acid, then
wipe dry.
The tireson your tractor wereoverinflated at tha factoryfor
shipping purposes. Correct tire pressure is important for
best cutting performance.
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Check battery case for leakage to make sure that no
damage has occurred in handling.
Dispose of excess battery acid,, Neutralize acid for
disposal by adding it to four inches of water in a five
gallon plasticcontainer, Stir with a wooden or plastic
paddle while adding baking soda until the addition of
more soda causes no more foaming,
Follow instructions on how to install battery.
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LEVEL
BATTERY
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ADJUSTMENT
BOLT
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TIRE PRESSURE
Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in "PRODUCT
SPECIFICATIONS" on page 3 of this manual
CHECK
DECK
LEVELNESS
For best cutting results, mower housing should be properly
leveled. See "TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING" in the
Service and Adjustments section of this manual
CHECK
BELTS
FOR
PROPER
POSITION
OF ALL
See the figures that are shown for replacing motion and
mower blade drive belts in the Service and Adjustments
section of this manual Verify that the belts are routed
correctiyo
CHECK
BRAKE
SYSTEM
After you learn howto operate your tractor, check to see
that the brake is properly adjusted. See =TO ADJUST
BRAKE" in the Service and Adjustments section of this
manual
INSTALL
BATTERY
(See Figs. 4 & 5)
BATTERY
BOX DOOR
....CAUTION: Do not short battery terminals. Before installing battery, remove
metal bracelets, wristwatch bands,
rings, etc,
Positive terminal must be connected
first to prevent sparking from accidental grounding.
°
,
o
Lift seat to raised position..
Open battery box door
Lower battery into battery box with battery terminals
toward front of tractor.
.
=
Be sure battery drain tube is attached to battery box_
First connect RED battery cable to positive (+) battery
terminal with hex bolt, fiat washer, lock washer and hex
nut as_shown. Tighten securely_
Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative (-) battery terminal with remaining hex bolt, flat washer, lock
washer and hex nut. Tighten securely_
Close battery box door.
°
•
POSEIVE
(RED) CABLE
Open battery box door for.Inspection for secure connections (to tighten hardware).
o Inspection for corrosion.
o Testing battery,
° Jumping (if required)°
• Periodic charging,
POSITIVE(4-)TERMINAL
(BLACK) CABLE
NEGATWE(-) TERMINAL
FIG. 4
BOX DOOR
VENT CAPS
FIG. 5
9
INSTALL
IVtULCHER PLATE (See Figs. 6 & 7)
DEFLECTOR
SHIELD
guard from mower. Raise and hold
CAUTION:
not remove
discharge
guard
whenDo
attaching
muicher
plate
and allow it to rest on plate whde in
operation_
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O
O
ill ll,ll.,i
.i,i
i ,i i
IHH
WASHER
LOCK
WASHER
HANG
TAB
"
Raise and hold deflector shieldin the upright position.
Position alignment cup over rear baffle°
O
Pivot mulcher plateforward and hookon mounting boll
Be sure hang tab hooks top of deck opening,.
O Assemble Slatwasher, loci( washer and wing nut to
mounting bott and tighten securely,
TO CONVERT
DISCHARGING
TO BAGGING
OR
MULCHER
PLATE
Simplyremove mulcher plate and stere in a safe place.
Your mower is now readyfor discharging or installationof
optionalgrass catcher accessory,
FIG. 7
NOTE: If discharging orbagging results ars unsatisfactory
with mulcher blades on mower, removethe mulcher blades
and install high performance discharging blades, which are
available at Retail and Catalog stores (See MOWER in
Repair Parts section of this manual)°
DEFLEC_TOR
WiNG NUT
v" CHECKLIST
BEFORE YOU OPERATE AND ENJOY YOUR NEW
TRACTOR, WE WISH TOASSURE THAT YOURECEIVE
THEBEST PERFORMANCE AND SATISFACTION FROM
THIS QUALITY PRODUCT.
PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING CHECKLIST:
MOUNTING
BOLT
,/ All assembly Instructions have been completed.
,7 No remainirig loose parts in carton_
,/
MULCHER
pLATE
•/
Battery is properly prepared and charged. (Minimum
I hour at 6 amps).
Seat {sadjustedcomfortably and tightened securely,
•/
REAR
BAFFLE
ALIGNMENT
CUP
All tires are properi7 inflated, (For shipping purposes,
the tires were ovennffated'at the factory).
/ Be sure mower deck is properly leveled side-to-side/
front-to-rear for best cutting results. (Tires must be
properlyinflatedfor leveling).
,/ Checkmcweranddrivebelts. Besuretheyarerouted
properly around putleys and inside all belt keepers.
/ Checkwiringo See that altconnections are stil_secure
and wires are properly clamped.
WHtLELEARNING HOWTO USE YOUR TRACTOR, PAY
EXTRA A TTENTtON TO THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT
ITEMS:
FASTING
TAB SLOT
FIG. 6
/
,/
Engine oil ts at proper level.
FueI tank is filled with fresh, clean, regular unleaded
gasoline,.
v" Become familiar with all controls - their location and
function. Operate them before you start the engine.
,/
10
Be sure brake system is in safe operating condition..
KNOW YOUR TRACTOR
READ THIS OWNER'S
MANUAL
AND SAFETY
RULES
BEFORE
OPERATING
YOUR TRACTOR
Compare the illustrations withyour tractorto familiarize yourself withthe !ocationsof various controls and adjustments. Save
this manual for future reference,
ATTACHMENT
LEVER
IGNITION
SWITCH
LIGHT SWITCH
LIFT LEVER PLUNGER
ATTACHMENT
LIFT LEVER
THROTTLF-JCHOKE
CONTROL
CLUTCH/BRAKE
PEDAL
MOWER DECK
HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT POSITIONS
l
I
PARKfNG
BRAKE
LEVER
FIG. 8
Sears tractorsconformto the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute,,
ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER: Used to engage the
mower blades, or other attachments mounted to your
tractor.
GEARSHIFT LEVER: Selects the speed and direction of
tractor.
ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER: Used to raise, _owerand
adjust the mower deck or other attachments mounted to
your tractor.
LIFT LEVER PLUNGER: Used to release attachment tilt
lever when changing its position.
IGNITION SWITCH: Used for starting and stopping the
engine.
LIGHT SWITCH: Turns the headlightson and off,
THROTTLE/CHOKE CONTROL: Used for start{ng and
controlling engine speed.
CLUTCH/BRAKE PEDAL: Used for declutching and braking the tractor and starting the engine.
PARKING BRAKE: Locks clutch/brake pedal into the
brake position.
11
The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes, which can result
in severe eye damage. Always.wearsafety glasses oreye shields while operating your tractor
or performing any adjustments or repalrs_ We recommend wide vision safety mask for over
the spectacles or standard safety glasses, available at Sears Retail or Catalog stores.
HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR
TO MOVE FORWARD
TO SET PARKING BRAKE (See Fig. 9)
Your tractorjs equipped with an operator presence sensing
switch.. When engine is running, any attempt by the
operator to leave the seat without first setting the parking
brake wilt shut of the engine°
•
Depress clutch/brake pedaUnto full "BRAKE" position
and hold,,
.
Place parking brake lever in"ENGAGED" position and
release pressurefrom clutch/brakepedal. Pedal should
remain in "BRAKE" position,, Make sure parking brake
will hold tractorsecure.
°
o
Move gearshift lever to desired pos!tion,
Slowly release clutch/brake pedal to start movement.
IMPORTANT:
BRING TRACTOR TO A COMPLETE
STOP
BEFORE
SHIFTING
OR CHANGING
GEARS.
FAILURE
TO DO SO WILL SHORTEN THE USEFUL LIFE OF YOUR
TRANSAXLE.
ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER
"ENGAGED" POSITION
THROTI'LFJCHOKE
CONTROL,
STOPPING (See Fig. 9)
MOWER BLADES
.
AND BACKWARD
(See Fig. 9)
The direction and speed of movement is controlled by the
gearshift lever,,
Start tractor with clutch/brake pedal depressed and
gearshift lever in "NEUTRAL" position.,
"DISENGAGED"
Move attachment clutch lever to"DISENGAGED" position.
POSITION
_NG
GROUND DRIVE *
= Depress clutch/brake pedal into fuil "BRAKE" position_
.
Move gearshift [ever to "NEUTRAL" position.
ENGINE -
"DISENGAGED"
,,...,_ _'*_
Move throttlecontrol to "SLOW"position°
NOTE: Failureto 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°
!
_
CAUTION: Always stop tractor corn.
pletely, as describedabove, beforeleaving the operator's position; to empty
grass catcher, etco
TO USE THROTTLE
CONTROL
Always operate engine at full throttle.
o
o
POSITION
GEARSHIFT
LEVER
CLUTCH/BRAKE PEDAL
"DRIVE" POSITION
FIG. 9
= Never use choke to stop engine.
NOTE: Under certain conditions when tractor is standing
idte with the engine running,hot engine exhaust gasses
may cause "browning" of grass. To eliminate this possibility, always stop engine when stopping tractor on grass
areas°
_k
BRAKE
"ENGAGED" POSITION
TO
ADJUST
MOWER
CUTTING
HEIGHT
(See Fig. 8)
!
(See Fig. 9)
Operating engine at less than full throttle reduces the
battery charging rate,.
Full throttle offers the best bagging and mower performance.
12
The positionof the attachment lift lever determines the
cuttingheight,.
•
Grasp lift lever.
.
Press plungerwith thumb and move {everto desired
position°
The cutting height range is approximately 1-1/2 to 4", The
heights are measured from the ground to the blade tip with
the engine not running. These heights are approximate
and may vary depending upon soil conditions, height of
grass and types of grass being mowed.
• The average lawn should be cut to approximately 2-1/2
inchesduring the cool season and to over 3 inches
dudng hot months. For healthier and better tooldng
lawns, mow often and after moderate growth.,
= For best cutting performance, grass over 6 inches in
height should be mowed twice. Make the first cut
relatively high; the second to desired height.,
TO OPERATE
MOWER
(See Fig. 10)
=
Your tractor isequipped withan operatorpresence sensing
switch° Any attempt by the operator to leavethe seat with
the engine running and the mower clutch engaged will shut
offthe engine,
.
Select desired height of cut.
o Start mower blades by engaging attachment clutch
control°
o
•
TO TRANSPORT
•
TO STOP MOWER BLADES - disengage attachment
clutch control
without either the entire grass catcher,
CAUTION:
operate or
the
mower
on
mowers Do
so not
equipped,
the
dis........................
charge guard in place.
i,
i
Move gearshift lever to 1st gear and be sure you have
allowed room for tractor to roll slightly as you restart
movement.
To restartmovement, slowly release pafldng brake and
clutch/brake peda!.
Make all turns slowly.
Raise attachment lift controlto highest position°
When pushing or towing your tractor, be sure gearshift
lever is in "NEUTRAL" position,
o Do not push or tow tractor at more than five (5) MPH.
NOTE" To protect hood from damage when transporting
your tractor on a truck or at railer,be sure hood is closed and
secured to tractor, Usean appropriate means oftying hood
to tractor (rope, cord, etc,).
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i1,1,1,i1,111
,,H
BEFORE
CHECK
=
°
•
•
STARTING THE ENGINE
ENGINE
OIL LEVEL (See Fig, 16)
The engine in yourtractorhas been shipped from the
factory already filled with summer weightoil.
Check engine oilwith tractoron level ground.
Remove oil fii! dipstickand wipe clean, replace and
screw cap tight, wattfor a few seconds, remove and
read oil level If necessary, add oil until' FULL" mark
on dipstick ts reached. Do not oveffiIL
For cold weather operation you should change oil for
easier starling (see "OIL VISCOSITY CHART" in the
Customer Responsibilities section of this manual).
To change engine el!, see the Customer ResponsibllF
ties section in this manual
ADD GASOLINE
o
Fill fuet tank. Use fresh clean, regular unleaded
gaseline_ (Use of teaded gasoline willincrease carbon
and lead oxide deposits and reduce valve life),
IMPORTANT; WHEN OPERATING INTEMPERATURES
BELOW32"F(0°C), USE FRESH, CLEAN WINTER GRADE
GASOLINE TO HELP INSURE GOOD COLD WEATHER
STARTING,,
FIG. f 0
TO OPERATE
I &
hills with slopes greater than 15° and
CAUTION: Do notdriveupordown
..... t
.........d° n°tdr! ve acr°ss any sl°pe'
I
•
Choose the slowest speed before stading up or down
hills,
•
o
Avoid stopping or changing speed on hills,
if slowing is necessary, move throttle control lever to
slower position.
If stopping is absolutely necessary, push clutch/brake
pedal quickly to brake position and engage parking
brake.
.
WARNING: Experience indicates that alcohol blended
fuels (called gasohol or using ethanol or methanol) can
attract moisture which leads to separation and formation of
acids during storage. Acidic gas can damage the fuel
system of an engine while in storage. To avoid engine
problems, the fuel system should be emptied before storage of 30 days or longer. Drain the gas tank, start the
engine and let it run untilthe fuel lines and carburetor are
empty. Use fresh fuel next season. See Storage lnstn_ctions for additional information° Never use engine or
carburetor cleaner products in the fuel tank or permanent
damage may occur.
ON HILLS
=m
filler neck. Do not overfill. Wipe off any
spilled oil or fuel, Do not store, spill or
use gasoline near an open flame.
13
R
J
°
TO START ENGINE (See Fig. 9)
When starting engine for the first time or if engine has run
out of fuel, itwill take extra cranking time to move fuel from
the tank to the engine.
Depress the clutchlbrake pedal and set the parking
brake..
o
,,
When operatingattachments, select a ground speed
that will suit the terrain and give best performance of
the attachment being used.
Place gearshift lever in "NEUTRAL" position.
Move attachment clutch to "DISENGAGED" position°
•
Move throttle control lever to "CHOKE" posilion for
cold engine start. Forwarm engine start, move throttle
control to "FAST" position.
o Turn ignition key c!oclcwise to "START" position and
release key as soon as engine starts. De not run
starter continuously for'more than fifteen seconds per
minute, If englne does not start afterseveralattempts,
move throttle control to "FAST" position, wait a few
minutes and try again°
• When engine starts, move throttle control to desired
position,
• Allow engine to warm up for a few minutes before
engaging drive or attachment clutch.
FIG. 11
MULCHING
NOTE: If at a high altitude (above 3000 feet) or in cold
temperatures (below 32° F), the carburetor fuel mixture
may need to be adjusted for best engine performance. See
"TO ADJUST CARBURETOR" in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual
Tire chains cannotbe used when the mower housing
is attached to tractor.
°
Mower should be properly leveled for best mowing
performance. See "TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING"in
the Service and Adjustments section of this manual,.
The left hand side of mower should be used for trimming.
=
°
•
°
°
,
TIPS
-
The special mulching blade will recut the grass clippings many times and reduce them in size so that as
they fall onto the lawn they will disperse intothe grass
and not be noticed.. Also, the mulched grass wtll
biedegrade quickly to provide nutrients for the lawn.
Always mulch with your highest engine (blade) speed
as this will provide the best recutting action of the
blades.
o
Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet. Wet grass tends
to form clumps and interferes with the mulching action.
The best time to mow your lawn is the early afternoon.
At thistime the grass has dded and the newly cut area
will not be exposed to the direct sun.
For best results, adjust the mower cutting height so that
the mower cuts off only the top one-.third of the grass
blades (See Fig. 12). For extremely heavy mulching,
reduce your width of cut and mow slowly.
Certain types of grass and grass conditions may require that an area be muched a second time to completelyhide the clippings. When'doing a second cut,
mow across or perpendicular to the firstcut path
Change your cutting pattern from week to week. Mow
north tosouth oneweek then change to east towest the
next week.. This will help prevent matting and graining
of the lawn..
MOWING TiPS
.
MOWING
IMPORTANT:
FOR BEST
PERFORMANCE,
KEEP
MOWER
HOUSING
FREE OF BUILT-UP
GRASS AND
TRASH,, CLEAN AFTER EACH USE
°
Drive so that clippings are discharged onto the area
that has been cut. Have the cut area to the rightof the
tractor. This will result in a more even distdbution of
clippings and more uniform cutting,.
When mowing large areas, start by turning to the dght
so that clippings wilt discharge away from shrubs,
fences, driveways, etc. After one or two rounds, mow
in the opposite direction making left hand turns until
finished (See Fig. 11),
tf grass is extremely tall, it should be mowed twice to
reduce load and possibte fire hazard from dded clippings. Make first cut relatively high; the second to the
desired height°
Do not mow grass when it is weL Wet grass will plug
mower and leave undesirable clumps. Allow grass to
dry before mowing.
Always operate engine at full throttle when mowing to
assure better mowing performance and proper discharge of material. Regulate ground speed by selecting a low enough gear to give the mower cutting
performance as well as the quality of cut desired.
°
o
MAX 1/3
FIG. 12
14
MAINTENANCE
SCHEDULE
FILL IN DATES
AS YOU COMPLETE
REGU_R
SERVICE
T
SERVICE DATES
Check Brake Op"rai]on ''_
_/
Check Tire Pressure
_
Check for Loose Fasteners
A
R '""_he,per,JRepl.eeMo,_;Blaae_
R 1 I
IV'.
C,,i,Lub;'oa'ionOho"
, i, I Ii IV,
T
Check Battery Leve!lRecharge
0
Clean Battery and Terminals
R
CheckTransaxle
,
_*
Cooling
Adjust Blade Bait(s) Tension
AdJust,_Motion
Check
,DF1v_
v'
...............................
L,_"
v'
_5
..........
.]
Belt(s)rm_n_ioR
Englna Oti Level
J
v'
J
Change Engine Oil
v"
_._
IV"_
Clean Air Filter
Clean Air Screen
G
Inspect Mut'fledSpark
Arrester
E
Clean Engine Cooling Fins
Replace Spad_ Plug
Replace Oil Filter (If equipped)
Replace Air Filter Paper Cadddge
....
Replace Fuel Filter
v"
i
t - Chen_e more often when operating under a heavy"load or in high ambient temperatures
:2- Semite more often when opetaffng in dirty or dusty condilior',s
GENERAL
3 .-If equippedwllhoi!filter, changeoi!every 50 hours
4- Replaceb_adesmore oftenwSenmov_n9 insandy sog
5- If equtppodwilhadjustable
system
LUBRICATION
RECOMIViENDATIONS
CHART
(_) SPINDt,E
The warranty on this tractor does not cover items that have
SPINDLE ZERK (_
been subjected
to operator
abuse or negligence.
To
receive full value from the warranty, operator must maintain
tractor as instructed
in this manual.
(_
adjustments wilt need
properly maintain your tractor.
Some
to be made
periodically
BEARING ZERK
to
All adjustments in the Service and Adjustments section of
this manual should be checked at least once each season.
=
®
Once a year you should replace the spark plug. clean
or replace air filter, and check blades and belts for
wear.
A new spark plug and clean air filter assure
proper air-fuel mixture and help your engine run better
and last longer,
BEFORE
EACH
_FRONT WHEEL (_)
BEARING ZERK
®
CLUTCH
PIVOT(S)
USE
o
Check engine oil level.
*
*
*
Check brake operation.
Check tire pressure..
Check for loose fasteners.
SAE 30 or 10W30 MOTOR OIL API - SG
15
(_
GENERAL PURPOSE GREASE
(_
REFER TO CUSTOMER RESPONStBIL|TIES =ENGINE" SECTION
IMPORTANT." DO NOT OiL OR GREASE THE PIVOT POINTS
WHICH HAVE SPECIAL
NYLON BEARINGS.
VISCOUS
LUBRICANTS
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,
POWDERED GRAPHITE TYPE LUBRICANT SPARINGLY.
II
HAfJT{3R
Always observe safety rules when performing any maintenance,
BRAKE
MANDREL
BLADE
OPERATION
ff tractor requires more than six (6) feet stopping distance
athigh speed tn highest gear, then brake must be adjusted°
(See "TO ADJUST BRAKE" in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual).
TRAILING
EDGE
FLATWASHEB
TIRES
o
LOCK WASHER.._
Maintain proper air pressure in all tires {See "PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS" on page 3 ef this manual).
.
Keep tires free of gasoline, oil, or insect control chemicals which can harm rubber.
.
Avoid stumps, stones, deep ruts, sharp objects and
other hazards that may cause tire damage.
BLADE
HEXBOLT
"A GRADE B HEAT TREATED BOLT CAN BE
IDENTIFIED BY SIX LINES ON THE BOLT HEAD.
FIG. 13
CARE
BLADE REMOVAL (See Fig. 13)
o Raise mower to highest position to allow access to
blades,
TO SHARPEN BLADE (See Fig. 14)
Care should be taken to keep the blade balanced,. An
unbalanced blade will cause excessive vibration and eventual damage to mower and engine.
o The blade can be sharpened with a f_leor on a grinding
wheel. Do not attemptto sharpen while en the mower.
,
o
For best results mower blades must be kept sharp. Rep]ace bent er damaged blades°
o
,
o
"[e check blade balance, yeu wtll need a 5/8 dlamete
steel bolt, pin or a cone balancer. (When using a cone
baIancer, follow the instructions supplied with balancer).
• S!Ide blade on to an unthreaded poflion of the steel bolt
or pin and hold the bolt or pin parallel with the ground.
If blade is balanced, it shouId remain in a horizontal
position. If either end of the blade moves downward,
sharpen the heavy end until the blade is balanced.
NOTE= Do not use a nail for balancing blade,. The lobes of
the center hole may appear to be centered, but are not,
Remove hex bolt, lockwasher and flat washer securing
blade
Install
new orresharpened
bladewithtrailing
edge up
towards deck as shown.
Reassemble hex bolt, lock washer and flat washer in
exact order as shewn.
Tighten bolt securely (30-35 FroLbs. torque).
IMPORTANT:
BLADE
BOLT IS GRADE
8 HEAT TREATED
NOTE: We do netrecommend sharpening blade*-but ifyou
do, be sure blade is balanced.
CENTER HOLE
518"BO_
/
BLADE
FIG. 14
16
/
Your tractor has a battery charging system which is sufficient for norma{ use. However, periodiccharging of the
battery with an automotive charger will extend it'slife_
o Acid solution level in each battery cell should be even
withbottoms ofvent wells. Add on!y distilled or ironfree
water if necessary. Do not overfill°
o Keep battery and terminals clean°
= Keep battery bolts tight.
,
Keep vent capstight and smallvent holes in caps open.
= Recharge at 6 amperes for 1 hour.
TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS -
LUBRICATION
Only use high quality detergent oil rated with API service
classification SG. Select the eli's SAE viscosity grade
according to your expected operating temperature.
SAE V[SCOSFFY GRADES
_'F
, -;tO*
9*
_0"
_2 _ 40"
_0'
P_"
10_
TEMPERATURE RANGE ANTICIPATED BEFORE NF._T OIL CHANGE
Corrosion and dirt on the battery and terminals can cause
the battery to "leak" power.
= Open battery box door.
Disconnect BLACK battery cable first then RED battery cable and remove battery from tractor.
, Wash battery with solution of four tablespoons of
baking soda to one gallon of water°Be careful not to get
the soda solution into the cells.
NOTE: Although mult[oviscosityoils (5W30, 10W30 etco
improvestarting in coldweather, thesemulti_viscosity oils
willresult in increased oil consumptionwhen used above
32_F, Check your engineoil level more frequently to avoid
possible engine damage from running low on oil
Change the oi! after the first two hours of operation and
every 25 hours thereafter er at least once a year if the
tractor is not used for 25 hours in one year.
=
-
Check the crankcase oil level before starting the engine
and after each eight (8) hours of continuous use. Tighten
otl fill cap/dipstick securely each time you check the oil
level.
=
•
Rinse the battery with plain water and dry.
Clean terminals and battery cable ends with wire brush
until bright.
Coat terminals with grease or petroleum jelly°
TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL (See Fig. 16) •
Be sure tractor is on a lever surface.
Reinstall battery (See "INSTALL BATTERY" in the
Assembly section of this manual)_
CUTAWAYVIEW
I,,,,,_
./VENT
CAP
_
VENT
_
L__J_
WELL
_
_
__7_
]_J-_{-'_
r_.,
Oil willdrain more freely when warm.
Catch oil in a suitable container.
,
Remove oil filldipstick.. Be careful not to allow dirt to
enter the engine when changing oil.
Remove drain phJgo
After oil has drained completely, replace oildrain plug
and tighten securely°
Refill engine with oil through oil fill dipstick tube. Pour
slowly. Do not overfill. For approximate capacity see
"PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS" on page 3 of this
manual°
°
,
/
_
•
=
BATTERY
CELL ACID
•
FIG. 15
=
V-BELTS
Check
V-belts for deterioration
Use gauge on oil fili dipstick for checking level. Be sure
dipstick cap istigh!ened securely for accurate reading..
Keep oil at FULL line on dipstick°
and wear after 100 hours of
operation and replace if necessary. The belts are not
adjustable. Replace belts if they begin to slip fromwear.
TRANSAXLE
FILL
CAP/D|PSTICK
COOLING
Keep transaxle free from build-up of dirt and chaff which
can restrictcooling.
OIL DRAIN
PLUG
FIG. 16
17
P,irt Ot.,,Mc;r-=M IOUr_ r'l,_. IO)
The engine air screen must be kept free of dirt and chaff to
prevent engine damage from overheating.
Clean with a
wire brush or compressed air to remove dirt and stubborn
dried gum fibers.
Your engine will not run properly using a dirty air filter.
Clean the foam pre-cleanar element after every 25 hours of
operation or every season. Service paperca#ridge every
100 hours of operation or every season, whichever occurs
first.
ENGINE COOLING FINS (See Fig. 18)
Remove any dust, dirt or oiEfrom engine cooling fins to
prevent engine damage from overheating.
, Remove oil fill dipslick and cover opening to prevent
entry of dirt.
o Remove screws from blower housfng and tilt housing
off engine.
o Remove the screws securing the starter housing and
lilt housing off engine.
Service air cleaner more often under dusty conditions.
o
Remove knob(s) and cove_:
TO SERVICE PRE-CLEANER
-
o
Slide foam pre-cleaner
.
Wash it in liquid detergent and water.
•
Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth.
.
Saturate it in engine oil. Wrap it in clean, absorbent
cloth and squeeze to remove excess oi!.
Reinstall pro-cleaner over cartridge.
•
off cartridge.,
o
°
Reinstall cover and secure with knob(s).
TO SERVICE CARTRiDGE.
Remove cartridge nut°
o
Remove cartridge and clean by tapping gently on flat
surface.
°
If very dirty, replace or wash in a nonsudsing detergent
andwarm watersolution. Rinsethoroughlywithwater
from inside out until water runs clear. Let cartridge dry
thoroughly before using,
°
Use compressed air or stiff bristle brush to thoroughly
clean engfne cooling tins.
To reassemble, reverse above procedure.
SCREWS
BLOWER HOUSING
SCREWS
SCREWS
=
Reinstall cartridge, nut, precteaner, cover and secure
with knob(s).
IMPORTANT:
PETROLEUM
SOLVENTS, SUCH AS
KEROSENE, ARE NOT TO BE USED TO CLEAN THE
CARTRIDGE. THEY MAY CAUSE DETERIORATION OF
THE CARTRIDGE. DO NOT OIL CARTRIDGE. DO NOT
USE PRESSURIZED
AIR TO CLEAN
OR DRY
CARTRIDGE.
AIR SCREEN
STARTER
HOUSING
COVER KNOB ..._/.-4_
OIL RLL
DIPSTICK
COVER /"_¢_,..._
ENGINECOOLINGRNS
., CARTRIDGE NUT
FIG. 18
FIG. 17
18
PLUG
MUI-_.L_,,H
CLAMP
CLAMP
Inspect and replace corroded muffler and spark attester (if
equipped) as it could create a fire hazard and/or damage,
SPARK
PLUGS
Replace spark plugs at the beginning of eac.h mowing
season or after every 100 hours of operation, whichever
comes first. Spark plug type and gap setting are shown in
"PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS" on page 3 of this manual,
IN-LINE
FUEL FILTER
i=ILTER
""-
(See Fig. 19)
FIG. 19
The fuel _ter should be replaced onceeach season. If fuel
filter becomes clogged, obstructing fuel flowto carburetor,
replacement is required.
• With engine cool, remove filter and plug fue! line
CLEANING
.
sections.
=
.
o
--_-'-'--_
•
Clean engine, battery, seat, finlsh, etc. of all foreign
matter.,
Keep finished surfaces and wheels free of all gasoline,
oil, etc.
• Protect painted surfaces with automotive type wax.
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.
Place new fuel filter in positionin fuel lineo
Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and clamps are
properly positioned,
Immediately wipe up any spilled gasoline.
19
CAUTION: BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUSTMENTS:
Depress clutch/brake pedal fully and set parking brake.
Place gearshift lever in "NEUTRAL" position,
Place attachment clutch in "DISENGAGED" position.
o
Turn ignition key "OFF" and remove key°
o
Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped°
u
Disconnect sparkplug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with
plug.
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TRACTOR
CLUTCH
TO REMOVE MOWER (See Fig. 20)
Mower will be easierto remove from therightside of tractor,
• Place attachment clutch in ';DISENGAGED" position,
= Move attachment lift leverforward to iowermower to its
lowestposition,,
. Roll beit off engine pulley.
= Disconnect clutch red from clutch lever by removing
retainer spring.
,
Disconnect anti-sway bar from chassis bracket by
removing retainer spring..
,
Disconnect suspension arms from rear deck brackets
by removing retainer springs..
o Disconnect front links from deck by removing retainer
spr]ngs,
o Raise lift lever to raise suspension arms. Slide mower
out from under tractor,,
RETAINER
ENGINE
PULLEY
SUSPENSION
ARMS
RETAINER
(BOTH
S_DES)
RETAINER
SPRING
IMPORTANT:
IF AN ATTADHM ENT OTHER THAN THE
MOWER IS TO BE MOUNTED
TO THE TRACTOR,
THE
R.H. AND L.,H. SUSPENSION
ARMS MUST BE REMOVED
FROM TRACTOR
TO INSTALL
MOWER
CLUTCH LEVER
ROD
ANTI-SWAY
BAR
RETAINER
SPRINGS
(BOTH SIDES)
(See Fig. 20)
=
o
Raise attachment lift lever to its highest position,
Slide mower undertractorwith discharge guardto right
side of tractor,
o
,,
Lewer lift lever to its lowest position,,
Install mower in reverse order of removal instructions°
FIG. 20
2O
SIERV CE A DADJUSTMENTS
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TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING
FRONT-TO-BACK ADJUSTMENT (See Figs. 23 and 24) IMPORTANT: DECK MUST BE LEVEL SIDE-TO-SIDE. IF
THE FOLLOWING FRONT-TO-BACK ADJUSTMENT IS
NECESSARY, BE SURE TO ADJUST BOTH FRONT LINKS
EQUALLY SO MOWER WILL STAY LEVEL SIDE-TO o
SIDEo
Adjust the mower while tractor isparked on level ground or
driveway. Make sure tires are properly inflated (See
"PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS" on page 3). If tires are
over or under inflated, you will not propedy adjust your
mower.
"[o obtain the best cutting results, the mower housing
should be adjusted so that the front is approximately 1/4" to
3/4" lower than the rear when the mower is in its highest
position.
si[)E..TO*SIDE ADJUSTMENT (See Figs. 21 and 22)
You will need two (2) standard 2 x 4 short pieces of wood
to make the following adjustmenL Similar blocks measuring 1-1/2" thick may also be used,
o Raise mower with attachment lift control to allow two
(2) 1-1/2" thick blocks to be placed under rear edge of
mower,
°
•
o
o
o
•
Check adjustment on right side of tractor'. Measure distance "D" directly in front and behind the mandrel at bottom
edge of mower housing as shown.
o Bef0re ma!dng any necessar7 adjustments_ chec,k that
Dmn Tron[links are equal in leng[n. #o_n i_nlcssnoula
be approximately I0-3/8".
•
If links are not _qual in length, adjust one link to same
length as other }ink_
o To lower front of mower loosen nut "E" on both front
links an equal number of turns,
.
When distance "D" is 1/4" to 3/4" lower at front than
rear, tighten nuts "F" against trunnion on both front
links.
Place one block directly beh|nd the right mandrel,,
Place the remaining block under the stamped ridge on
the left rear edge of mower deck.
Lower mower deck to its lowest height of cut position
(See "TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT" in
Operation section of this manual),
On both sides of tractor, loosen, but do not remove, the
fasteners securing the adjustable pivot brackets to
frame. Both brackets must be {oose enough to move
freely.
•
Pull down firmly on suspension arm to remove any
slack in pivot bracket and hold while tightening rear
fastener first to secure. Tighten remalnHngfastener.
o
Repeat procedure on other side of tractor.
Raise mower with attachment li_ control and remove
blocks from under mower,
o
To raise front of mower, loosen nut"F" from trunnion on
both front I!nks. Tighten nut "E" on both front links an
equal number of turnso
When distance "D" is 1/4" to 3/4" lower at front than
rear, tighten nut"F" against trunnion on both front links.
Recheck side4o*side adjustment.
MANDREL
PLACE TWO {2) t-1/2" THICK BLOCKS UNDER REAR EDGE OF
DECK (Use wood 2 x 4*s or equ_w)
¢
FIG, 23
STAMPED
RIDGE
DIRECTLY
BEHIND
MANDREL
BOTH FRONT LINKS MUST BE EQUAL IN LENGTH
_"
MOWER MUST BE IN LOWEST HEIGHT OF CUT POSITION
FIG.
21
ADJUSTABLE PWOT BRACKET
FASTENERS
SUSPENSION ARM
FRONTLINKS
PULL DOWNANDTIGHTEN REAR FASTENERFIRST
F6G, 22
21
FIG. 24
i {_/
rI=t'I-Rt_,/E
IVlU_=n
I_LRL/t'-
l_rliVl:
i:li:l,
i
WITHPARKINGBRAKE "ENGAGED"
(See Fig. 25
The mower blade ddve belt may be replacedwithouttoof,s.
Parkthe tractoron levelsurface. Engage parking.brake,
BELT REMOVAL o
o
o
.
,
Place attachment clutch in "DISENGAGED" position,,
Move attachment tilt leverforward to lower mcwerto its
lowest position.
Roll belt off engine pulley.
DisconnectRoll. suspensionarmfrom reardeck bracket
by removing retainer spring.
Work bait off both mandrel pulleys and idler pulleys,
NUT "A"
S
,
Pull belt away from mower..
BELT INSTAELATION •
Install new belt in reverse order of removal,,
o
"_'OPERATING
Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves and insideall belt
guides.
MANDREL
R,H, SUSPENSION ARM
ARM
FIG, 26
TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT
(See Fig. 27)
Park the tractor on lave!surfacer Engage parking brake.
For assistance, there is a belt installation guide decal on
bottom side of left footrest.
ENGINE PULLEY
=
PULLEYS
RETAINER
SPRING
JAM NUT
°
•
.
"'*
MANDREL
P'ULLE_
°
Remove mower (See "TO REMOVE MOWER" in this
section of this manuaL)
Remove upper belt keeper°
Remove belt from stationary idler and clutcl_ingidler.,
Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor. Remove belt
upwards from transaxle pulley by deflecting belt keepers.
Pull belttoward front oftractor and remove downwards
from around engine puIley.
Install new belt by reversing above procedure.
IMPORTANT;
MAKE
SURE
UPPER
BELT
KEEPER
IS
POSITIONED PROPERLY BETWEEN LOCATER TABS.
ENGINE ------H
FIG. 25
PULLEY"
I!
[_
J_LOCATOR
II TABS
TO ADJUST BRAKE (See Fig. 26)
Your tractor is equipped with an adjustable brake system
which is mounted on the right side of the transaxle°
If tractor requires more than six (6) feet stopping distance
at high speed in highest gear,then brake must be adjusted.
o Depressclutch/brake pedal and engage parking brake°
= Measure distance between brake operating arm and
nut "A" on brake rod,
STATIONARY"'-I1
I
*
If distance is other than 1-1/2", disengage parking
brake, loosen jam nut and turn nut "A" until distance
becomes t-112". Retighten jam nut against nut "A".
TRANSAXLE.._ II
_
°
Engage parking brake and recheck distance.
Road test tractor for proper stopping distance asstated
above, Readjust if necessary. If stopping distance is
still greater than six (6) feet in highest gear, further
maintenance is necessary, Contact your nearest authorized service center.
II
_((o)) _
_J_"
_
t
22
I
FiG. 27
[_ UPPER
BELT
II KEEPER
I1
II
TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL ALIGNMENT
TO START ENGINE
See Fig, 29)
If steering wheel crossbars are not horizontal (leftto right)
when wheels are positioned straightforward, removesteeringwheel and reassemble per instructionsin theAssembly
section of this manual
FRONT
WHEEL
and smoking materials away from batateexplosivegases,
Keep
sparks,flame
teries. Always wear
eye
protection
when around batteries.
TOE-IN/CAIVIBER
WHEEL
,
o
o
•
o
=,
_,l
If your battery istoo weak to startthe engine, itshoufd be
recharge& If "jumper cables"are used for emergency
starting, follow this procedure:
IMPORTANT: YOUR TRACTOR iS EQUIPPED WITH A
12 VOLT NEGATIVEGROUNDEDSYSTEM. THE OTHER
VEHICLE MUST ALSO BE A 12 VOLT NEGATIVE
GROUNDED SYSTEM. DO NOT USE YOUR TRACTOR
BATTERY TO START OTHER VEHICLES.
FOR REPAIRS
(See Fig. 28)
.
.
BATTERY
CAUTION:-Lead.acid batteries gener-
The front wheel toe-in and camber are not adjustable on
your tractor° if damage has occurred to affect the front
wheal toe-in or camber, contact your nearest authorized
service center,
TO REMOVE
WiTH A WEAK
Block up axle securely.
Remove axle cover, retaining ring and washersto allow
wheel removal (rear wheel contains a square key - Do
not lose).
Repair tire and reassemble.
TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES Connect each end of the RED cable to the POSITIVE
(4-)terminal of each battery, taking care not to short
against chassis.
o Connect one end of the BLACK cable to the NEGATIVE (-) termina!of fully charged battery.
Connect the other end of the BLACK cable to a good
CHASS1SGROUND, away from fuel tank and battery.
TO REMOVE CABLES, REVERSE ORDER o BLACK cable first fromchassfsand then from thefutly
charged battery.
RED cable last from both batteries.
On rear wheels only: align grooves in rear wheel hub
and axle. Insert square key.
Replace washers and snap retaining ring securety in
axle groove,
Replace axle cover,
WASHERS
NEGATIVE 'TERMINAL
/
POSITIVE TERMINAL
RETAINING
RiNG
I
AXLE COVER
(REAR
WHEEL
ONLY)
FIG. 28
CHARGED
BATTERY
POSITIVETERMINAL
NEGATIVETERMINAL
FIG. 29
23
TO REPLACE
FUSE
ENGtINE
Replace with 30 amp automotive-type plugqn fuse. The
fuse holder is located in the engine compartment, directly
in front of the dash_
TO REPLACE
Raise hood.
HEADLIGHT
Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the backside of the
gdll_
o
Replace bulb in holder.and push bulb holder securely
back into the hole in the backside of the grill.
Close hoed.
INTERLOCKS
CONTROL
CABLE
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, proceedas follows:
o With engine not running move throttle control ]ever
from "SLOW" to "CHOKE"position.. Slowly move lever
from "CHOKE" to "FAST" position.
BULB
°
o
TO ADJUST THROTTLE
(See Fig. 31)
AND RELAYS
Loose or damaged wiring may ,cause your tractor to run
poorly, stop running or prevent it from starting°
o Check wiring., See the electrical wtdng diagram In the
Repair Parts section of this manual..
GOVERNOR
CONTROL LEVER
GOVERNOR
CONTROL PLATE
TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL (See Fig, 30)
_' Raise hood,
,
=
Unsnap headlight wire connector_
Stand in front of tractor. Grasp hood at sides, tilt
forward and liftoff of tractor,
o
To reinstall, slide hood pivot brackets into slots in
frame.
•
Reconnect headlight wire connector and close hood.
HOLES
"A"
CLAMP
SCREW
FIG. 31
HEADLIGHT
WIRE
CONNECTOR
FIG. 3O
24
THROTTLE
CABLE
ACCELERATION TEST , Move throttle control lever from "SLOW" to "FAST"
position. If engine hesitates or dies, turn idlemixture
valve out (counterclockwise) 1/8 turn. Repeat rostand
continue to adjust, tf necessary, until engine accelerates smoothlyo
TO ADJUST CARBURETOR
(See Fig. 32)
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 Ioad_ If the carburetor does need
adjustment, proceed as follows:
In general, turning idle mixture valve in (ctocl_ise) decreases the supply of fuel to the engine giving a leaner fuel/
air mixture, Turning the idle mixture valve out (counter.clockwise) increases the supply of fuel to the enginegiving
a richer fuel/air mixture,
IMPORTANT:
DAMAGE
TO THE NEEDLE
THE SEAT IN CARBURETOR
MAY RESULT
TURNED
IN TOO TIGHT.,
High speed Stop is factory adjusted
damage may resutL
IMPORTANT:
GOVERNOR.
NEVER
TAMPER
WHICH IS FACTORY
WITH
SET
Do not adjust THE ENGINE
FOR PROPER
ENGINE SPEED,.OVERSPEEDINGTHE ENGINEABOVE
THE FACTORY HIGH SPEED SETTING CAN BE
DANGEROUS. IF YOU THINK THE ENGINE-GOVERNED
H|GH SPEED NEEDS ADJUSTING,
CONTACT YOUR
NEARESTAUTHORIZED
SERVICE CENTER, WHICH HAS
PROPER EQUIPMENTAND EXPERIENCETO MAKEANY
NECESSARY
ADJUSTMENTS.
VALVE
AND
IF SCREW IS
PRELIMINARY SETTING o
Air cleaner assembly must be assembled to the carburetor when making carburetor adjustments..
o Be sure the throttle control cable is adjusted properly
(see above).
o With engine off turn idle mixture vafve in (clocl_ise)
closing it finger tight and then turn out (counterclockwise) 1 full turn.
FINAL SETTING •
Start engineand allow to warm for five minutes. Make
final adjustments with engine running and shift/motion
control lever in "NEUTRAL" position.
o
Move throttle control lever to "SLOW" position° With
finger, rotate and hold throttle lever against idle speed
screw. Turn idle speed screw to attain 1750 RPM_
While stiII holding throttle lever against idle speed
screw, turn idle mixture valve in (cloclo,vise) until engine begins to die and then turn out (counterclockwise)
until engine runs rough. Turn valve to a point midway
between those two positions. Release throttle lever..
•
THROTTLE
IDLE SPEED
SCREW
IDLE MIXTURE VALVE
FIG. 32
25
tmmediatefy prepare your tractor for storage at the end of
the season or if the tractor will not be used for 30 days or
more,
ENGINE
FUEL SYSTEM
IMPORTANT: IT iS iMPORTANT TO PREVENT GUM
DEPOSITS FROM FORMING IN ESSENTIAL FUEL
SYSTEMPARTS SUCHAS CARBURETOR,FUEL FILTER,
FUEL HOSE,
OR TANK DURING STORAGE.
ALSO,
EXPERIENCE
INDICATES THAT ALCOHOL BLENDED
FUELS (CALLED
GASOHOL OR USING ETHANOL OR
METHANOL)
CAN ATTRACT MOISTURE WHICH LEADS
TO SEPARATION AND FORMATION OF ACIDS DURING
STORAGE.
ACIDIC GAS CAN DAMAGE THE FUEL
SYSTEM OF AN ENGINE WHILE IN STORAGE.
•
Drain the fuel tank°
I
CAU.,ON=.evers,eretho
i ._ _k
| _
] _
gasoline in the tank inside a building
where fumes may reach an open flame
or sparl¢, Allow the engine to cool
before
storing in any enclosure. '
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]
TRACTOR
Remove mower from tractor for winter storage. When
mower is to be stored for a period of time, clean it thoroughly, remove all dirt, grease, leaves, etc., Store in a
clean, dry area.
° Clean entire tractor (See"CLEANING"in the Customer
Responsibilities section of this manual),
. Inspect and replace belts, if necessary (See be t replacement instructions in the Service and Adjustments
section of this manual),
•
Lubricate as shown in the Customer Responsibilities
section of this manual,,
•
Be sure that all nuts, bolts and screws are securely
fastened. Inspect moving parts for damage, breakage
and wear. Replace if necessary.
o
Touch up all rusted or chipped paint surfaces; sand
lightly before painting.
o
o
•
NO't'E: Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable alternative in
minimizing the formation of fuel gum deposits during storage. Add stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or storage
container. Always follow the mix ratio found on stabilizer
container. Run engine at least 10 minutes alter adding
stabilizer to allow the stabitizer to reach the carburetor.Do
not drain the gastank and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer,
ENGINE
o
•
o
•
OIL
Drainoil (with enginewarm)and replacewithclean engine
oil,, (See "ENGINE" in the Customer Responsibilities
section of this manual).
BATTERY
•
-
Start the engine and let it run until the fuel lines and
carburetor are empty.
Never use engine or carburetor cleaner productsin the
fuel tank or permanent damage may occur.
Use fresh fuel next season°
Fully charge the battery for storage.,
After a periodof time in storage, battery may require
recharging.
To help prevent corrosion and power leakage during
Iong periods of storage, battery cables should be
disconnected and battery cleaned thoroughly (see'q'O
CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS in the Customer Responsibilities section of this manual)
After cleaning, [nave cables disconnected and place
cables where they cannot come in contact with battery
terminals.
CYLINDERS
o
.
=
=
Remove spad(plug(s).
Pour one ounce of oil through spark plug hole(s) into
cyllnder(s).
Turn ignition keyto"START" position fora fewseconds
to distribute oil
Replace with new spark plug(s).,
OTHER
Be sure battery drain tube is securely attached.
If battery is removed from tractor for storage, do not
store battery directly on concrete or damp surfaces.
-
Do not store gasoline from one season to another,,
.
Replace your gasoline can tf your can starts to rust°
Rust and/or dirt in your gasoline will cause problems.
o
If possible, store your tractor Indoorsand cover it to
give protectionfrom dust and dirt.
Cover yourtractor with a suitable protective cover that
does not retain moisture, Do not use plastic. Plastic
cannot breathe which allowscondensation to form and
will cause your tractor to rust
IMPORTANT:
NEVER COVER TRACTOR WHILE
AND EXHAUST
AREAS ARE STILL WARM.
26
ENGINE
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TFIOIJEILISII OOTING POINTS
PROBLEM
Willnot start
CAUSE
1.
Out of fuel,
2,
3,
4,
5.
6,
7.
Engine net"CHOKED"
Engine flooded
Bad spari{ plug
Dirty air filler
Dirty fuel filter
Water in fuel,,
&
9,
10,
CORRECTION
1.
Fill fuel tank.,
propedy
2,
3,
4.
5.
6,
7o
Loose or damaged widng.
Carburetor out of adjustment.
Engine valves out of adjustment,
8
g.
10,
See "TO START ENGINE" in Operation secfion
Wait several minutes before attempting to start.
Replace spark plug.
Clean/replace alrfifler
Replace fuel filter.
Drain fuel lank and carburetor, refill tank wth fresh
gasoltne and replace fuel filler
Check all wiring.
Contact an aulhorized service canler/departmenL
Contact an aulborized service center/department
Hard to start
1,
2.
3,
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Dirty air ftten
Bad spark plug
Weak or dead battery
Dirty fuel filler,,
Stale or didy fuel
Loose or damaged wiring "
Carburetor out of adjustment,
Engine valves out of adjustment
1.
2.
3.
4.
5o
6.
7o
&
Clean/replace air filter.
Replace spark plug
Recharg'e or replace battery.
Replace fuel niter.
Drain fuel tank and relll wIL.hfresh gasofne°
Check all wiring.
Contact an authorized service center/department
Contact an authorized service center/department
Engine will not turn over
1o
2.
3,
4.
5.
6.
7o
8o
9.
Clutch/brake pedal not depressed.
Attachment clutch is engaged.
Weak or dead battery,
B_own fuse,
Corroded battery terminate.
Loose or damaged wiring,
Faulty Ignlfion switch
Faulty solenoid or starter,
Faulty operator presence switch(es),
1
2.
34.
5.
6,
7,
8.
9,
Depress clutch/brake pedal
Disengage attachment clutch.
Recharge or replace battery,
Replace fuse,,
Clean battery terminals
Check allwiring
Checidreplaee _gnilien_switch,
Checfdraplace solenoid or starter
Contact an authorized service cenlerldapartment.
Engine clicks but will not
start
1,, Weak or dead battery
2. Corroded battery termlnaiso
&
Loose or damaged Mring_
4, Faulty solenoid or starter.
1o
2
3
4,
Recharge or replace battery
Clean battery terminals
Check all wiring,
Checldraplace solenoid or starter,
Less of power
1,
2
3.
4
5.
6o
7,
8.
&
1,
2,
&
4.
5,
6,,
7o
8.
9.
10.
11
t2
13,
14.
I5.
Excessive vibration
to
23
Cutting too much grass/too fast,
Throttle in "CHOKE" position.
Build-up of grass, leaves and trash under mower.
Dirty air filter.
Low oil level/dirty oil
Faulty spark plug
Dirty fuel filter.
Stale or dirty fuel.
Water in fuel
Spari_ plug wire loose,
Dirty engine air screen/fins.
Dirtylclogged muffler,
Loose or damaged wiring.
Carburetor out of adjustment,
Engine valves out of adjustment
Worn, bent or loose blade.
Bent blade mandrel
Loose/damaged part(s).
Set in "Higher Cut" poslfiontreduce speed,
Adjust throttle control
Clean underside of mower housing
Clean/replace air filter.
Check ofi laveVchange el,
Clean and regap or change spari( plug.
Replace fuel filter.
Drain fuel tank and rafifi with fresh gasoline,
Drain fuel tank and carburetor, refill tank with fresh
gasotne and replace fuel filter,
10
Connect and tighten spark plug wire.
f 1,, Clean engine air screen/fins
12
Clean/replace muffler
13, Check all wiring,,
14,. Contact an authorized service centerldepartment.,
15. Contact an authorized service centar/dspartmento
1
2.
&
27
Replace blade, Tighten blade bolt.
Replace blade mandrel.
Tighten loose part{s)o Replace damaged parts.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
i
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II,,,
....
PROBLEM
Engine continues to run
when operator leaves seat
with attachment clutch
engaged
i
ii
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i
POINTS
ill
CORRECTION
i
.
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1,, Faulty operator-safety presence control system,
1.
Check wiring, switches and conneclions It not
corrected, contact an authorfzed service canter/
department,
1
2,
Worn, bent or loose blade.,
Mower deck not level,
3_
4,
5
Buildup of grass, teaves, and trash under mower.
Bent blade mandrel,
Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of
grass, ieavss, and trash around mandre_s_
1.
2_
B
4_
5
Replace blade, "13ghtenblade bolt
Level mower deck,,
Clean underside of mower housing
Replace blade rnandrel_
Clean around mandrels to open vent holes,
't
2,
3
4
Remove
Replace
Replace
Replace
!
2
3
4.
Place thretfle control in "FAST" position,
Shift to slower speed.
A!iow grass to dry before mowing.,
Levet mower deck.
i.............
Poor cut _ uneven
iii
ill,
CAUSE
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j
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-,
iiil,llNllHll
ii
Mower blades will not
rotate
10bstrucfJon
in clutch mechanism
2, Worry'damaged mower drive belt
Poor grass discharge
3.
4.
Frozen tdterpUlleyr
Frozen blademandrel
1.
2,
Engine speed leo slow.
Travel speed too fast
3r
Wet grass..
4.
5.
6
7.
&
9,
I0.,
11,,
Headlight(a) not working
(if so equipped)
Jil_
Battery will not charge
Engine "bacl_res"
when turning engine
"OFF"
Mower deck not level
Lowtuneven tire air pressure.
Wom, bentorIGoseb_ade.
Buildup el grass, leaves and trash under mower,
Mower drive belt worn.
Blades improperly installed.
Improper bfedes used
Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of
grass, leaves, and trash around mandrefs
1.
2.,
3.
4
5,
Switch is "OFF".,
Bulb(s) bumed out
Faulty ltght switch.
Loose or damaged
Blawn {use,
1.,
2,
Bed battery celI{s)
Poor cable connections,
3,
4.
Faulty regulalor (if so equipped).
Faulty alternator
1
Engine throttle control not set at "SLOW"
position for 30 seconds before stopping engine,
Winng,r
5
B,
7.
B.
9_
10.
11.
obstruction
mower dri,Jabell
idiot pulley..
blade mandrel
Check tires for proper air pressure,
Replecstsharpen blade. Tighten blade bolt.
Cleon underside el mower housing
Replace mawer ddve belt
Reinstall bfades sharp edge down
Replace with blades listed in this manual
Clean around mandrels to open vent holes
1.
2
3,,
4.
5,
Turn sw._leh"ON".
Re_lace bulb(s}
Cheek/replace light swLtch,
Cheek wiring and connections
Replace fuse
1,
2o
3
4,
Replace battery
Check/clean an conneclione
Replace regulator.
Replace aJtemater.
1,
Move throttle control to "SLOW" position
and allow
to idle for 30 seconds hot'ore stopping engine
, i i
28
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
.- = MODEL
NUMBER
917,255470
SCHEMATIC
o111o
ill °
BATTERY
RED
FUSE 30 AMP,
STARTER
WHITE
BLACK
SOLENOID
IGNITION
SWITCH
I
I
I
I
CLUTCH/ BRAKE
J
_PEDAL
UP) _
/-7-7
(NOT OCCUPIED)
_.__j
1
SEAT SWITCH
!
....
711_
tl.....
L ..........
ATT'MENTCLUTCH
(CLUTCH
BLACK
II'I
i
GROUNDING
CONNECTOR
OFF)
RLA_K
__
IGNITION
UNIT
_
CHARGING SYSTEM OUTPUT
3 AMP I_0 (_ 360r_ RPf_
SPARK
PLUG ______
28 VOLTS AC MIN. @ 3500 RPM
{CHAF_G_NG SY_'_M R_SCONtlEC'I3_R}
RED
_L'_,_g_'_OMtnP,_UTDIODE
IGNITION SWITCH
_ITION
I
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[
_
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[
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START
i
B*L
B+ S
NON-REMOVABLE
CONNECTIONS
NOTE
YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED
WITH A SPECIAL ALTERNATOR
SYSTEM. THE LIGHTS ARE NOT
CONNECTED TO THE BATTERY,
BUT HAVE THEIR OWN
ELECTRICAL SOURCE,
BECAUSE OF THIS, THE BRIGHTNESS OF THE LIGHTS WILL
CHANGE WITH ENGINE SPEED,
AT' IDLE THE LIGHTS WILL DIM.
AS THE ENGINE IS SPEEDED UP,
THE LIGHTS WILL BECOME
THEIR BRIGHTEST.
---_---,
REMOVABLE
CONNECTIONS
29
J ......
, ALTERNATOR I;
I
(OFF)
WIRING INSULATED CLIPS
NOTE: If wiring insulated clips were removed for servicing of unit, they should
be replaced to properly secure your wiring,
REPAIR PARTS
I4 HP 38" TRACTOR
- - MODEL
NUMBER
917.255470
ELECTRICAL
A
B
C
D
E
F
33
32
4
I
38
t
I
34
3O
17
REPAgRPARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
- - MODEL NUMBER
ELECTRICAL
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
I
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
!9
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
121265X
102972X
1242ttX
137702
4207J
132202
4799J
129965
109596X
138406
1OO9O4OO
73350400
74780408
11O5O4OO
73510400
131563
109553X
17021008
104445X
17021008
121305X
121264X
74760412
19091016
10040400
73220400
109310X
108824X
109238X
123620X
110712X
136850
4152J
108236X
17021008
13089O
17021008
11150400
DESCRIP_ON
Battery 12 VOLT 25 AMP
Switch Ign 5 Term Wo/wash/nut
Nut Ignition
Harness Ign Bs Dash Headlights
Cable Ground 6 Ga 12" black
Cable Battery 6 Ga 43_ red
Cable Battery 6 Ga 1I red
Case Battery Hng Mech W/fid
Clamp Hose Olive
Solenoid
Washer Lock 1/4
Nut Jam Hex '1/4-20Unc
Bolt Fin Hex 1/4-20uncx1/2 Gr5
Washer Lock Ext Tooth 1/4
Nut Keps Hex 1/4-20 Unc
Cover Terminal Red
Switch Intlk CIutch Red 4 "Term
Screw Tap He× #10-24unc X 1t2
Switch InUkClutch Red 2 Term
Screw Tap Hex #10-24unc X 1t2
Switch Plunger Nc Gray
Caps Battery 20/25130AMP
Bolt Hex Hd 1t4-20unc X 3t4
Washer 9/32 X 5/8 X 16 Ga
Washer Lock Hvy Helical I/4
Nut Fin Hex 1/4-20 Unc
Key lgn Molded Craftsman
Fuse 30 AMP Auto Green
Tube Plastic 12"
Cover Sw Key BIk I 25 Text SLT
Switch Light Blk BIk Red
Harness Asm Light W/4152j
Bulb Light #1156
Bracket Switch Clutch
Screw Tap Hex #10-24unc X 1/2
Bracket Switch interlock
Screw Tap Hex #10-24unc X 1/2
Washer Lock Internal Tooth 1t4
NOTE; All component dimensions give in U,.Soinches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
31
917.255470
REPAIR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
CHASSIS
A
B
- - MODEL NUMBER
917.255470
AND ENCLOSURES
C
D
E
F
G
H
!
21
J
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K
L
17
M
P
Q
37
30
13
31
32
REPAIR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
CHASSIS
-,- MODEL NUIVtBER 917.255479
AND ENCLOSURES
KEY
NO,
PART
NO,
1
2
3
4
5
6
135034
137275
17490612
STD523707
STD541437
124464X016
7
8
9
10
11
12
t3
14
15
16
17
18
19
2O
21
22
24
25
26
27
28
29
3O
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
17490608
2751R
137411X016
5479J
t22795X
12t794X
124031X012
t7490608
74180512
STD541431
131445X417
126938X
STD512505
STD551125
122933X
124479X
STD523707
19'131312
STD541437
17490608
123915X
124029X
109872X417
136619
17490612
105465X417
105464X4t7
STD633707
STD541437
105466)(
134618
39
134617
40
50
5t
53
54
58
S'fD533710
STD541437
STD551025
STD533710
STD523708
1t050600
DESCRIPTION
Chassis Weldment 12ga 38/42
Drawbar Stretch
Screw Thdrol 3/8-16x314Ty-tt
Bolt Fin Hex 3/8-16 x 3/4
Nut Crownlock 3/8-16
Saddle Silkscreen 5sp Sym S/S
NONS
Screw Thdrol 3/8-16xt/2 Ty-tt
Clip,Line Fuel 13/32 Mtg Hole
Dash Silkscreened Sears Eng
Plug Button BIk 359 Dia
Panel Pnt Dash Lh
Cover Access Black Square
Panel Slkscr Dash Rh Weldment
Screw Thdrol 3/8-16xt/2 Ty-tt
Screw Math Trhd 5/16-18uncx3/4
Nut Keps 5/16-18 Unc
Hood Asm Pnt Weld Silver Powde
Bumper Hood
Boit Fin Hex 1/4-20unc X t/2
Washer Lock Hvy Heiical 1/4
Rivet Ratchet Nylon
Washer Nylon Btk 28x 75x t9
Bolt Fin Hex 3/8-16unc X 3/4
Washer !3/32 X 13/16 X 12 Ga
Nut Crownlock 3/8-16 Unc
Screw Thdrol 3/8-16xl/2 Ty-tt
Grille Grey
Lens Headlight Bar Clear
Fender Pnt
Bracket Pnt Fender
ScrewThdrol 3/8-16x3/4 Ty*tt
Footrest Pnt Lh Perf (silver)
Footrest Pnt Rh Peff (silver)
Bolt Rdhd Sht Sqnk 3/8-16 X3/4
Nut Crowntock 3/8-16 Unc
Pad Footrest Rbr Sq Craftsman
Bracket, Asm_Pivot, Loll,, Mower
Rear
Bracket, Asm. Pivot, R.H., Mower
Rear
Bolt, Carriage 3/8-16 x 1
Locknut Hex W/Washer 3/8-16
Washer 13/32 x 3/4 × 16 Ga,
Bolt Carriage 8/8-16 x t
Bolt Hex 3/8-16 x 7/8
Washer, Lock Ext. Tooth 3/8
NOTE: All componentdimensions given in U.S. inches
1 inch = 25,4 mm
33
REPAIR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
- - MODEL NUMBER 9'17.255470
DRIVE
D
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55
45
44
34
37
78
75
76
A
B
C
D
E
F
18
_lS
(_
72
(_
73
34
G
1
H
67
i
0
32
REPABR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
- :. MODEL NUMBER
917.255470
DRIVE
KEY'
NO,
1
PART
NO.
137362
2
110422X
3 123666X
4 12000028
5 12t520X
6 17490512
7 106919X
B 124461X
9 19151216
10 STD561210
11 105701X
12 19091210
13 71040412
14 STD551125
15 STD523727
16 STD541437
17 121520X
18 8TD523707
19
STD541437
20
17490512
21
106933X
22
131867
23 STD541437
24 STD541237
25
I06868X
26 STD551037
27 8TD561210
28
128904
29
124236X
30
109167X
31 127275X
32 STD5237t0
33 STD541437
34 122424X
35
120183X
36
STD551062
37 STD57t810
38
t23674X
39 STD523727
40 4470J
KEY
NO.
DESCRIPTION
Transaxle 5sp Std Dana,
Model No, 4360-47
Spring Return Brake T/a Zinc
Pulley Transax_e Alum
Ring Retainer # 5100-62
Strap Pnt Torque 30 Deg BIk
Screw Thdrol 5/16-18 X 3/4 Tyt
Plate Pnt Rod Shift Tie (bfk)
Rod Shifter Btk (dana)
Washer 15132 X 3/4X 16ga
Pin Cotter 1/8 X 1 Cad
Washer Plate Shf 388 Sq Hole
Washer 9/32 X 3/4 X 10 Ga
Bolt Fin Hex 1/4-28unfx3/4 Gr8
Washer Lock Hvy Helical 1/4
Bolt Fin Hex 3/8-16uno X 2-3/4
Nut Crownlock 3/6-16 Unc
Strap Pnt Torque 30 Deg Blk
Bolt Fin Hex 3/6-t6uno X 314
NutCrowntock3/8-t6
Unc
Screw Thdrot 5/16-'18 X 3/4 "Tyt
Knob Rd 112-13 PlstcThds BIk
Rod Brake LI
Nut Lock Hex W/wsh 3/8-16unc
Nut HexJam 3/8q6 Unc
Spring Rod Brake 2 oo Zinc
Washer 13/32 X 13/16 X t6 Ga
Pin Cotter 1/8 X 3/4 Cad
Rod Brake Pafldng Lt
Cap Parking Brake Red
Bracket Transmission
KeeperBalt Lh Lt 14Ga
Bolt Fin Hex 3/8-16unc X 1
Nut Crown!ock 3/8-16 Unc
Shaft Asm Pedal Foot I 930
Bearing Nylon Btk 629 Id
Washer 21/32 X 1 X 16 Ga
Pin Roll 3/t6 X 1"
Pulley Idler Fiat
Bolt Fin Hex 3/8-16unc X 2-314
Spacer Split 395 X 59 Bzp
4t
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
PART
NO.
109070X
19131312
STD54t437
105706X
110812X
12000039
127783
123789X
t23205X
STD523715
STD541437
STD551037
10571OX
8TD561210
I05709X
STD561210
125907X
127274X
136715
19131312
17490612
8883R
134825
'71170764
STD551143
129921
8TD523710
19131312
STD541437
134683
8TD523710
19132012
STD541437
109502X
121749X
STD58t075
123583X
121748X
DESCRIPTION
Keeper Belt Retainer
Washer 13/32 X 13116X 12 Ga
Nut Crownlock 3/8-16 Uno
Bearing Nyl 503 X 628 X 1 25
Washer Hardened
Ring Klip #t5304_50
PulleyIdler V Groove Plastic
.Bell{rank Asm
Retainer Belt Style Spring
Bolt Hex Hd 3/8-16unc X 1-1/2
Nut Crownlock 3/8-16 Unc
Washer 13/32 X 13/!6 X 16 Ga
Link Crutch 7 86
Pin Cotter 1/8 X 3/4 Cad
Spring Retum Clutch 6 75
Pin Cotter 118X 3/4 Cad
V-belt Ground Drive 90 00
Keeper Belt Rh Lt PnUzinc 16g
Retainer Belt Chassis Lh Zinc
Washer 13/32 X 13116X 12 Ga
Screw Thdrol 3/8-16x8/4 Ty-tt
Cover Pedal BIk Std
Pulley Engine
Bott Finhex 7/16-20 x 4 g5
Washer Lock Hvy HIcl Spr 7/16
Keeper Belt Engine Lh Lt
Bolt Fin Hex 3/8-16unc X 1
Washer 13/32 X 13116X 12 Ga
Nut Crownlock 3/8-16 Unc
Guide Belt Dr Mower Rh
Bolt Fin Hex 3/8-,16unc X 1
Washer 13/32 X 1-1/4 X t2 Ga
Nut Crownlock 3/8-16 Unc
Spacer Split ,80xl.94
Washer 25/32 X t 114X t8 Ga
Ring E #5133-75
Key Square 2 0 X 1845/1865
Washer 25/32 X 1 5/8 X 16ga
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.,& inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
35
REPAIR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
- - MODEL NUMBER
917.255470
STEERING ASSEMBLY
_"_'_
38
39
_41
47
14
16
/
11
/
12
36
32
43
REPAUR PARTS
'14 HP 38" TRACTOR
- .: MODEL NUMBER
917.255479
STEERING ASSEMBLY
KEY
NO.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
t8
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
4!
42
43
44
45
46
47
PART
NO.
133741
133988
135227
135228
6266H
121748X
19272016
12000029
3366R
130466
STD551137
73610600
1t0438X
74011056
73901000
132624
132614
57079
124035X
126684X
STD551125
71070410
127501
109816X
I24036X
12000029
136874
6266H
17490612
STD551137
7361060O
130465
126847X
19131416
8TD561210
132196
8TD61'1005
133742
19133808
8TD54t537
104820X
124417X
121749X
121748X
12000029
121232X
6855M
DESCRIPTION
Wheel Steering Std Black
Axle Asm Front
Spindle Asm Lh
Spindle Asm Rh
Bearing Race Thrust Harden
Washer 25t32 X 1 5/8 X 16ga
Washer 27/32 X 1 1/4 X 16 Ga
Ring Klip#t5304-75
Beating Col Strg Btk
Link Drag 8ot Bal! Jt 20 064
Washer Lock{Hvy Htcl Spr 3/8
Nut Fin Hex 3/8-24 Unf
Spacer Bearing Axle Front
BoLtHex 5/8-11 Unc X 3-1/2
Locknut Flange 5/84 1 Unc
Pin Axte 5/8 X t 55/1 54 Lg
Shaft Asm Strg 5/8 X 15 19 Lt
WasherThrust 515x750x 033
Support Shaft
Washer Shim 1/4 X 5/8 X 062
Washer Lock Hvy Helical 1/4
Screw Hex Socket 1/4-20 X 5/8
Shaft Asm Pittman
Nyliner Snap In
Bracket Steering
Ring Klip #15304-75
Gear Sector
Bearing Race Thrust Harden
Screw Thdrol 3/8-16x3/4 Ty4t
Washer Lock Hvy HIclSpr 3/8
Nut Fin Hex 3/8-24 Unf
Rod Tie Wire Form 19 75 Mech
Bushing Rod 3qe Blk Lt
Washer 13132X 7/8 X 16ga
Pin Cotter 1t8 X 3/4 Cad
Bushing Strg 5/8 Id Dash
Screw Siftp #10-t6 X 1/2 Ty-b
Insert Cap Strg Wheel Std BIk
Washer 13/32 X 2_3/8X 8 Ga
Nut Lock Center 3/8-24unf
Adaptor Wheet Strg 640/635id
Boot Shaft Steering
Washer 25/32 X t 1/4X 16 Ga
Washer 25/32 X 1 5/8 X 16ga
Ring Klip #t5304-75
Cap Spindle FrTop Bik
Fittlng Grease
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S, inches
1 inch = 25,4 mm
37
REPAIR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
- - MODEl. NU1VtBF_.R917.255470
SEAT ASSEMBLY
10
11
\
2
12
A
_19
B
C
_22_64
D
E
(_9
_17
I3
KEY
NO,
PART
NO.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
12"7437
I26656X
STD523707
1913161O
2751 R
STD541437
124181X
17490616
19131614
13"145!
121251X
12!246X
121248X
7205041 t
134300
KEY
NO.
DESCR|P'[ION
Seat V350 Blldred Craftsman
Bracket Pnt Pivot Seat (blk)
Bolt Fin Hex 3/8.,I6unc X 3/4
Washer 13/32 X 3/4X 10 Ga
Clip Ltne Fuel 13/32 Mtg Hole
Nut Crownlock 3/8-16 Unc
Spring Seat Cprsn 2 250 Blk Zi
Screw Thdrof 3/8-16 X t Ty-tt
Washer 13/32 X t X 14 Ga
Pan Pnt Seat (blk)
Strip Foam Gray Or Black
Bracket Pnt Mounting Switch
Bushing Snap BIk Nyl 50 Id
Bolt Rdhd Sht Nk 1/4-20xl-3/8
Spacer Split 28 X 96 Zinc
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
PART
NO.
121250X
123976X
STD511005
73951OO0
4171R
105529X
STD541431
74780814
19171912
!27018X
STD551150
DESCRIPTION
Spring Cprsn I 27 B1}{Pnt
Nut Lock 1/4 Lge Fig Gr 5 Zinc
Screw Sltd Pan Hd #10-32 X I/2
Nut Keps #10-32 Unf
Clip Insulated 11/32 Mtg Hole
Bolt Shoulder 5/16-18 Unc BliP.
Nut Crown Loci(5/t6-t 8
Bolt F_nHex 1/2-13 X 7/8 Gr5
Washer 1'7/32X t-3/16 X 12 Ga
Bolt Shoulder 5t16-18 X 62
Washer Loci{ Hvy Hlc! Spr 1/2
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches,,
'
1 inch = 25.4 mm
38
REPAUR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
-;- MODEL NUMBER
917.255470
DECALS
14
19
6
3
7 8
21
5
8
7 4
14
11
12
13
'f5
KEY
NOr
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
!t
PART
NO.
136794
138655
124489X
124490X
'132674
133644
139056
108631X
125880X
"138836
137537
WHEELS
KEY
NO.
DESCRIPTION
Decal Instruction Operat Eng
Decal B&S 14 HP IC!O HV
Craftsman
Decal Hood Slope Rh CraftsTnan
Decal Hood Slope Lh Craftsman
Decal Grille LN000 Craft Usa
Decal Maint Customer Sears Dora
Decal Panel Side llc Gold/blk
Decal li(die Cut)
Decal Fender Craftsman Red
Decal Dash Slope Lt
Decal Caution EnglishtSpanish
12
13
14
15
16
18
19
21
---_
PART
NO.
4900J
109199X
105809X
136831
133178
133'179
132267
131265
138311
139148
139149
DESCRIPTION
Decal Clutch/brake English
Decal V-belt Dr Sch Tractor E
Decal Chassis 5 Sp 38"
Decal Mower Drive Schematic 38
Decal Mower 3 in One Cony.
Decal Mower Qc System
Decal lnsr Wh Strg Crafts Usa
Decal Lightbox
Decal Lift Handle
Manual, Owner's (English)
Manual, Owner's (.Spanish)
& TIRES
KEY
NOr
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
tl
11
PART
NO.
59192
65139
106222X
59904
106732X36t
278H
9040H
106108X361
106268X
7152J
104757X
DESCRIPTION
Cap Value Tire
Stem Value
Tire FTs 15 X 6 0 _-6 Service
Tube Inner Front #35060
Rim Asm 6"front Silver Service
Fitting Grease
Bearing Flange
Rim Asm 8"rear Silver Service
Tire R Ts 18x9 5-8 Service
Tube Rear 9 5 X 8 Service
Cap Axle BIk 1 50 X 1 00
NOTE: All componentdimensions given in U_S..inches,
1 inch = 25.4 mm
39
REPARR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
- - MODEL NUMBER 917.25547(}
ENGINE
1
27
H
3
D
25
F
36
32
\
31
37
38
29
23
!
OPTIONAL
EQUIPMENT
Spark Attester
!
3O
B
D
E
F
G
H
I
22
@16
18
@tl
21
2O
19
4O
REPAIR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
-'- MODEL NUMBER 917.255470
ENGINE
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
1
2
3
132759
17720410
137268
6
11
12
13
14
!5
16
17
18
lg
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
125593X
STD551131
71070512
137352
13280324
13200300
STD55t237
17490620
136718
105839X
105838X
STD55t025
123650X
128953
8TD601005
124027X
17030808
105037X
137180
127057X
t09202X
123549X
123487X
124028X
17490412
19091416
I01335K
---
DESCRIPTION
Control Throt Rh Blk Pdl 15 10
Screw Hex Thd Cut I/4-20x5/8 T
Engine B&s 14hp ICQ Dual I Vt,
Model No. 287707,
Type Nor 0115-01
Gasket t 313 ld Tin Plated
Washer Pock HW Hlcl Spr 5/1B
Screw Hexhd Cap 5116-18x3/4
Muffler Exhaust B&s Lt
Nipple Pipe 3/8 Npt X 3"
Elbow Std 90 Degree 3/8,-18 Npt
Washer Lock Ext Tooth 3/8
Screw Thdrol 3/8-16xlq/4 Tytt
Shield Pnt Heat
Receptacle 1/4 Turn Dacrotfzed
Retainer 1/4 Turn 365od× 222id
Washer 9/32 X 5/8 X 16 Ga
Stud 1/4 Turn (replaces 105751
Shield Pnt Heat Browning Grass
Screw Tap Hex #10-24unc X 1/2
Shield Pnt Heat Hood Lt
Screw SpIder!oc Hexhd#Sxl/2 Ab
Strip Foam 18"
Arrestor Spark
Strap Hood
Tank Fuel 1 25 Fr
Cap Asm Fuel W/sym Vented
Clamp Hose BIk
Bushing Snap Nyt BIk Fuel Line
ScrewHexwsh Thdrol 1t4-20x3/4
Washer 9132X 7!8 X 16ga
Line Fuel 9 50"
Plug OiI Drain (Order From Engine
Manufacturer)
NOTE; All component dimensions given in U,S rinches
1 inch = 25,4 mm
41
REPAIR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
- - MODEL
NUMBER
9!7.255470
LIFT
7
8
10
3
2
13
2O
15
,161718 20
....
2O
42
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REPAUR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
-_- MODEL NUMBER
917.255470
LIFT
KEY
NO_
PART
NO.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
I8
19
20
136973
122507X
105767X
12000002
19211621
120183X
125631X
122365X
122512X
134619
135388
4939M
135563
127218
73350800
13017!
73800800
130832
3146R
DESCRIPTION
Rod Asm. Lever
Shaft Asm, Lift
Pin Groove
E Ring #5133-62
Washer 21/32 x I x 21 Ga,
Bearing Nyleng
Grip Handle Fluted
Button Ptunger Read
Spring Cprsn
Link Lift Lh Fixed Length
Link Lift Rh Fixed Length
Retainer Spring
Pin Roll Sit 5/16 x 1.25
Link Front
Nut Jam Hex 1/2-13 Unc
Trunnion BIk Zinc
Nut Lock W/Wsh 1/2-13 Unc
Ann Suspension Rear
Retainer Spring
NOTE: Ali component dimensions given in U_S, inches
1 inch = 25_4mm
43
F_EPAnRPARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
-'- MODEL NUMBER
38" MOWER
38
55
46
ii
i
i
I
i
I
24
44
917.255470
REPAIR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
- - MODEL NUMBER
9!7,255470
38"MOWER
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
8A
9
10
11
12
13
14
'138026
STD541431
STD533107
7631J
138017
STD624008
130832
t38440
132827
73800500
72140506
136929
t10485X
t28774
137645
15
16
!7
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
129895
134148_
129962
STD551!37
850857
131290
128772
19111216
t06736X
106735X
137607
105304X
123713X
19111016
110452X
78158
129963
129206
137266
133840
131494
122052X
19131612
STD541437
DESCRIPTION
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
Mower Housing
Nut
Bolt
Runner Mower Lh 10 00
Bracket Asm Fr Sway Bar
Ret Spring
Arm Asm Suspension
Bracket Asm Deck Sway Bar
Bolt ShoulderThd Form 5/16-48
Locknut Hex W/Ins 5/16-18 Unc
Bolt RdHd Sqnk 5116-I8 x 3/4
Stripper Mower Vented
Bearing BalI Mandrel
•
Housing Mandrel Vented(machd)
Shaft Asm Mandrel Vented
(Includes Key # 7)
Bearing Ball #6204 (mandrel)
Blade Mower Mulching 38
Washer Hard Btade Mower Vented
Loci{washer
Bolt 3/8-24xt 25 Gr8 Patched
V-belt Mower 88 12 38"
Runner Rh 38"
Washer 11/32 X 3/4 X 16ga
Shield Defector 38"
Rod Hinge Brt/b}k Zinc 9 88 Lg
Bracket Deflector Mower
Cap Sleeve 80x 112 BIk Mower
Spring Deflector
Washer t 1/32 X 5/8 X 16 Ga
Nut Push Phos & Oil
Bolt 5/1648 X 1 25 T/t
Washer Spacer Mower Vented
Pulley Mandrel 38" Singie
Nut 9/16top Lock Flng
Asm ldler Arm
Pulley Idler Flat
Spacer Retainer Pm Mower
Washer 13/32 X 1 X 12 Ga
Nut
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
69
70
71
72
73
74
--
74600636
19131612
131289
130840
17490512
131288
STD533717
STD560907
133551
133504
134666
STD624003
131870
127498
133573
127847
121748X
12000029
128903
127845
128759
133502
133503
106932X
132803
74930620
73750600
19132016
10040600
135651
138360
--
130794
DESCRIPTION
Bolt Hex 3/8-16 X 2-1/4
Washer Harden
Rod Brake Mandrel Lh 4 856
Brake Asm Mower Vented
Screw Thdrol 5116-18 X 3/4 Tyt
Rod Brake MandreFRh 10 744
Bolt
Cotter Pin
Rod Pivot Winibs
Rod Clutch Secondary W/nibs
Rod Clutch Primary W/ntbs
Retainer
Spring Relum
Bushing 747 Od X 794 Lg Brass
Arm Asm Pnt Clutch Primary
Arm Clutch Secondary
Washer 25/32 X 1 5/8 X 16ga
Ring Klip #t5304-75
Bolt Shoulder3/8-16 Unc 1 44
Keeper Spring 4 000
Spring Clutch Mower 2 750 Zinc
Spacer Arm Idler Upper Hdn,42"
Stiffener Arm Idler Upper 42
Knob Rd 318-16Ptstc Thds Blk
Cover Asm Mulcher
Bolt 3/8-16 x 14/4 Mulcher
Nut, Lock 3/8-16 Mulcher
Washer 13/32 x t-1/4 x 16 Ga.
Washer Lock Hvy Htci Spr. 3/8
Nut Wing
Deck Complete Mower (Std Deck Order separately mulcher blade and
mulcher cover components Key
N,os. t6 and 61-74)o
Manaret Asm (includes Key
#'s 12-14, 17-.19,31 and 33)
NOTE: Aft component dimensions given in U.S. inches.
1 inch= 254 mine
45
REPAgR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
- MODEL NUMBER
DANA TRANSAXLE
917.2554.70
- MODEL NUMBER 4360-47
31
27
32
33
54,
36
35
37
52
19
40
53
41
54
44
55
6
57
49
59
55
6O
46
REPAnRPARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
-tVIODEL NUMBER 917.255470
DANA TRANSAXLE - MODEL NUMBER 436{}-47
KEY PART
NO. NO.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
!1
12
13
14
15
16
t7
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
"138248
2274J
134400
105904X
I05905X
138235
134399
73810500
138241
2267J
134793
138240
120415X
2257J
138234
110078X
105909X
105910X
t059tlX
138242
138246
138236
134791
138243
2244J
105916X
120470X
110070X
108977X
120405X
108980X
134796
138239
!06598X
105925X
2232J
108978X
110079)(
KEY PART
NO. NO.
DESCRIPTION
Housing, Upper
Screw, Self*Tapping, Large
1/4-20 x .734
Ball, Detent
Spdng, Detent
Screw, Set
Kit, Shifter Assembly
Boot, Shifter
Locknut 5/16-24
Square Ring
Ring, Retaining
* Assembly, Kit, Shim °625 Shaft
Bearing, Flange
Washer, Plain °632 x 1.38 x ..046
Key, Woodruff, #9
Assembly, Kit, Input Shaft
Pinion, Bevel, 14Teeth
Ring, Retaining
Chain, 24 Pitches
Bearing, Flange
Gear, Spur, 14Teeth
Collar, Clutch
Assembly, Kit, Clutch Keys
Screw,Self-Tapping, with Sealer
Shaft, Intermediate
Key, Woodruff, #61
Ring, Retaining
Sprocket, 18 Teeth
Spacer
Gear, Spur, 37'Teeth
Gear, Spur, 30 Teeth
Gear, Spur, 25 Teeth
Gear, Spur, 19 Teeth
Spacer 1.t33 x 1.50 x .750
Screw, Self-Tapping 5116-18x 1.40
Washer, Plain .640 x 1.37 x .061
Washer, Plain ,632 x 1_0Ox .026
Spacer .630 x 1.00 x .169
Assembly, Gear, Combination of
12 Teeth and 35 Teeth
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
58
67
68
69
70
71
*
**
124639X
120472X
105928X
110084X
134394
120473X
105933X
120407X
108589X
105937X
120523X
120951X
2226J
134401
2264J
t20474X
t10081X
105941X
110071X
120952X
110082X
120475X
138247
120961X
7294J
108989X
120953X
120954X
!34799
!38244
108996X
120956X
120416X
DESCRIPTION
Shaft, fdler
Spacer .635 x .875 x .755
Sprocket 9 Teeth
Gear, Bevel, 42 Teeth
* Assembly, Kit, Shim, .750 Shaft
Shaft, Ddve
Gear, Spur, 12 Teeth
Gear, Spur, 20 Teeth
Gear, Spur, 25 Teeth
Gear, Spur, 31 Teeth
_Spacer .781 x 1.00 x .750
Puck, Fdctton
Washer, Plain .632 x 1.00 x .060
Washer, Neoprene
Washer, Plain .758 x Io25 x .03t
Axle, L.H.
Gear, Miter, 15 Teeth
Ring, Retaining
Gear, Spur, 32 Teeth
Shaft, Cross
Gear, Miter, 15 'Teeth
Axle, R.H.
Housing, Lower
Puck, Friction
Disc, Brake
Spacer
Jaw, Brake
Pin, Dowel
Screw, Self-Tapping 5/16-18 x2.25
Lever, Actuating
Washer, Plain _321x tO0 x .o55
Bracket, Anti-Rotation
Grease
Use in combinations
to maintain proper clearances
Order Key Number 15
NOTE: All component dimensions given in US° inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
47
REPARR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
BRIGGS
& STRATTON
ENGINE
- MODEL
- - MODEL NUMBER 917.255470
NUMBER
287707, TYPE NUMBER
718
0115-01
729
307
635
"A"REQUIRES SPECIAL TOOLS
TO INSTALL SEE REPAIR
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
337
1022
7
868
4O
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45
1034
305
1029
9023
1026
48
REPAaR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
BRIGGS
-'- MODEL NUMBER
& STRATTON
ENGINE
- MODEL
138 106 987
95 117
634
NUMBER
287707,
917.255470
TYPE NUMBER
0115-01
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127
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105
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OVERHAUL
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130
9_56_7B_
147
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REQUIRES SPECIAL TOOLS
TO INSTALL. SEE REPAIR
INSTRUCTION. MANUAL
105
49
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KiT
REPANR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
BR|GGS
& STRATTON
ENGINE
- - MODEL NUMBER
- MODEL
NUMBER
287707,
917.255470
TYPE NUMBER
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3
20
634A
842
_--_'J
524
868 868A
A
883 ''''_
525
524
358 GASKET SET
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305
668
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GASKET SET
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01t5-01
REPAHR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
BRIGGS
& STRATTON
ENGINE
• - MODEL NUMBER
- MODEL
NUMBER
287707,
917.255470
TYPE NUMBER
0115-01
240
265
601
209
801
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783
513
310
,
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,
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, ,ll
R_f,_renceNumber
309
310
311
Motor& ThruBolt
Brush
Drive
Assembly As,,embly
_
ManufactUrer _,,Ass_mb|y
Brtggs&
Housing
Stratton
Length
12V
3-21/32 _
*|nclud_s ._/398003
#280104
#495877
//94288
**394805
94003 ....
395,53 B
C_utchAssembly(Ref. No_513)
Gear
(RefoNo. 783)
Retainerand Pin (Ref_No, 876)
Ro_IPin
(Ref. Nee896)
51o
Starter
Drive
, s_
801
Armature Drive E_d
Cap
Assembly
i
8B2..
End Cop
Aesombly
i
390837
394856
395537***
"
Housing
Assembly
729/),
J_
_t_.J
.......
398159
_ Uses #94627 Screw-Hex. He_d (Re|. No, 728)
#224723 Retainer-Wire
(Ref. No. 729A)
51
,
eo3
Assembly Commutator
Group
495B78 _
,
,_tnctudes BrushSet
REPABR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
BRIGGS
& STRA'I-_ON
KEY PART
NO. NO.
1
2
3
5
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
15
'16
18
20
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
33
32
32A
34
35
37
40
45
46
495867
399265
391086
495858
272614
495735
27803
94621
281246
271916
271997
271996
94728
94239
495162
94196
494238
291675
94624
492326
222698
495860
495977
495978
495979
495854
495852
495851
495855
260924
299691
391286
4945O4
495490
995856
94695
94648
495857
262811
224502
224641
262411
494433
ENGINE
- - I ODEL
- N1ODEL NUMBER
NUMBER
287707,
TYPE NUMBER
KEY PART
NO. NO.
DESCRIPTION
Cylinder Assembly
Bearing, Cylinder
Seal, Oil
Head, Cylinder
Gasket, Cylinder Head
Breather Assembly
Gasket, Valve Cover
Screw, Sems
Tube, Breather
Gasket, Crankcase Cover, 1/6#'
Gasket, Crankcase Cover, .005"
Gasket, Crankcase Cover, °009"
Screw, CyIinder Head
Plug, Oil Drain
Crankshaft
Timing Gear Key
Base, Engine
Be&l, Oii
Screw, Barns, Base Mounting
Flywheel and Ring Gear Assembly,
Magneto
Key, Flywheel
Piston Assemb(y, Standard Size
Piston Assembly, ,010" Oversize
Piston Assembly, ,020" Oversize
Piston Assembly, .030" Oversize
Ring Set, Piston, Standard Size
Ring Set, Piston, .010" Oversize
Ring Set, Piston, 020" Oversize
Ring Set Piston, .030" Oversize
Lock, P ston Pin
Pin Assy.., Piston Standard Size
Pin Assy., P ston, .005 Overs ze
Rod Assembly, Connecting
Red Assembly, Connecting,
.020" Undersize Crankpin Bore
Valve, Exhausf[
Screw, Hex Washer Head, 1-57164
Screw, Rex Washer Head, 1-5/8
Valve, Intake
Spring, Valve
Guard, Flywheel
Retainer, Valve Spring
Tappet, Valve
Gear, Cam
917.255470
51
272465
52
272569
53
75
78
95
98
104
105
i08
108
117
118
121
123
125
127
130
131
133
137
138
141
142
147
164
166
171
187
I88
192
201
209
2t6
2t9
222
224
225
227
230
94637
224061
94626
94098
495800
231789
231855
231854
224540
231858
495932
495799
94616
495935
--224539
494379
494381
261165
281164
495931
231859
231794
214053
94555
281051
393816
93535
492160
262767
260695
262766
490815
495611
94729
231058
493935
94742
01t5-01
DESCRIPTION
Gasket° Carburetor
(Carburetor to Elbow)
Gasket, Carburetor
(EIbow to Cylinder)
Stud, Carburetor Mounting
Washer, Spring
Screw, Seres
Screw, Throttle
Screw, Idle Speed
Pin, Float Hinge
Vafve Roar
Seat, Inlet Valve
Valve, Choke
Jet, Needte Valve
Valve, Needle
Carburetor Overhaul Kit
Screw, Elbow Mounting
Carburetor Assembly
Plug, Welch (Sold in Kit Only)
Valve, Throttle
Shaft and Lever, Throttle
Float, Carburetor
Gasket, Ftoat Bowl
Washer, Bowl
Shaft and Lever, Choke
Nozzle, Carburetor
Pilot, Jet
EIbow, Carburetor
Stud, Rocker Arm
Nut, Air Cleaner Mounting
Line, Fuel (11" Long, Cut to Suit)
Screw, Hex Head, 8/4
Screw Assembly, Rocker Arm
Link, Governor
Spdng, Governor
Link, Choke
Gear, Governor
Plate, Governor Control
Screw, Seres, Air Cleaner
Crank, Governor
Lever Assembly, Governor
Washer, Governor Crank
NOTE: All component dimensions given in UoS..inches
1 inch = 25..4 mm
52
REPAIR PARTS
14 HP 38" TRACTOR
BRIGGS
& STRATTON
KEY PART
NO. NO.
232
238
240
265
284
294
304
305
262785
262836
394358
221535
94326
810068
494268
94513
305A
94734
308
307
333
334
337
346
356
358
363
383
422
423
445
455
467
468
474
482
523
524
525
535
537
552
562
592
601
611
614
615
618
634
634A
634B
224696
94623
495859
93381
491055
93705
495719
495993
19203
89838
224390
94073
493909
222561
493903
222562
393474
93621
495230
68838
280741
272403
281 t06
231597
92613
231082
93053
493496
93306
93307
262803
281168
491323
281167
ENGINE
- MODEL
-'- MODEL NUMBER
NUMBER
287707,
TYPE
KEY PART
NO. NO.
DESCRIPTION
Spring, Governor Link
Cap, Valve
Filter, Fuel (in Fuel Line)
Clamp, Casing
Screw, Hex Head
Screw, Set
Housing, Blower
Screw, Hex, Head,
Blower Housing Mounting
Screw, Hex Head,
Blower Housing Mounting
Shield, Cylinder
Screw, Cylinder Shield
Armature, Magneto
Screw, Sems, Armature Mounting
Plug, Spark
Screw, Hex Head
Wire Assembly
Gasket Set
Pulter, Flywheel
Wrench, Spark Ptug
Clamp, Oil FillerTube
Screw, Seres
Cartridge, Air Cleaner
Cup, Screen Mounting
Knob, Air Cleaner
Screen, Flush Rotating
Stator, Alternator
Screw, Seres
Cap and Dipstick, Oil Filler
Seal, FillerTube
Tube, el! Filler
Element, Filter
O-Ring, Air Cleaner
Bushing, Governer Crank
Bolt, Governor Lever
Nut, Hex
Clamp, Fuel Pipe
Elbow, Fuel Pipe
Pin, Cotter
Retainer, E-Ring
Spdng Choice Return
Sea, Cho _e Shaft
Seal, Governor
Washer, Throttle Shaft
635
646
657
663
668
718
726
280872
224546
93496
94620
280848
230192
392134
727
729
741
757
758
759
761
842
847
851
868
868A
871
872
875
877
947
965
975
977
987
1005
I006
1022
1023
1026
490324
262616
262932
213998
399891
298909
94593
270920
490474
224110
494435
272610
282835
281104
495862
393456
495739
94108
495933
494385
281166
280687
224413
272475
224552
494432
495136
224554
495992
495248
94673
1029
1033
t034
1044
917.255479
NUMBER
01'15-01
DESCRIPTION
Elbow, Spark Plug
Brace, Air Cleaner
Screw, Seres
Screw, Hex Head
Spacer
Pin, Dowel
Gear, Ring
(Includes Mounting Hardware)
Cover, Starter
CIip, Wire
Gear, Timing
Link, Counterweight
Counterweight Assembly
Pin, Counterweight
Screw, Counterweight
Seal, O1tFiller Cap
Fill Group, Oti
Terminal, ignitionCable
Seal Assembly, Valve
Gasket, Valve
Bushing, Guide (Intake & E×haust)
Cover, Air Cleaner
Body, Air Cleaner
Diode and Connector Assembly
Solenoid
Nut, Hex
Bowl Assembly, Carburetor
Carburetor Gasket Set
Seal, Throttle Shaft
Fan, Flywheel
Retainer, Fan
Gasket, Cover
Cover, Rocker Arm
Rod, Push, Intake
Rod, Push, Exhaust
Arm, Rocker
Valve Overhaul Kit
Guide Assembly, Push Rod
Screw, Hex Head
RPM Settings: Low Speed: 1550-1950
High Speed: 3200-3400
NOTE:
53
All component dimensions
1 inch -- 25.4 mm
given in U.S. inches
• .
. .................
SERVICE NOTES
,,,
,,,,
,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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14.0 HP OHV
ELECTRIC START
38" MOWER
3 in One Convertible
5 SPEED TRANSAXLE
LAWN TRACTOR
Each tractor has its own model number. Each engine has
its own model number.
MODEL NO.
917.255470
The model' number for your tractor will be found on the
model plate located under the seat,,
The model number for your engine will be found on the
blower housing of the engine.
Atl parts Jisted hereth may be ordered from any Sears,
Roebuck and Co, Service Center/Department and most
,Retail Stores.
WHEN ORDERING REPAIR PARTS, ALWAYS GIVE THE
FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
• PRODUCT - LAWN TRACTOR
• MODEL NUMBER - 917.255470
HOW TO ORDER
REPAIR PARTS
,, ENGINE MODEL NO. - 287707, TYPE NO. 0115-01
. PART NUMBER
PART DESCRIPTION
Your Sears merchandise has added value when you
consider Sears has service units nationwide staffed with
Sears trained technicians.., professional technicians
specifically trained to insure that we meet our pledge to
you, we service what we sell.
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