Craftsman 917.254220 Operator`s manual

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MODEL NO.
917.254220
CRRFTSMRN®
Caution:
Read and Follow
All Safety Rules
And instructions
Before Operating
This Equipment
I. T 10HP ELECTRIC START
4 SPEED - 36 "" MOWER
I..A
CTOR
Assembly
Operation
Maintenance
Repair and Adjustment
Repair Parts
Sears,
Roebuck
and
Co.,
Ch i cago,
IL 60684
U.S.A.
109494x-5.19.87
Printed
in U,S.A.
Rev. 2
SAFETY
RULES
WARNING:
This unit is equipped with an internal combustion
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 arrester meeting applicable
local
or state laws fif any), If a spark arrester
is 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 Cafifornia
Public Resources
Code). Other states may
have similar laws. Federal laws apply on federal
lands. See your Sears Authorized
Service Center for spark arrester muffler
parts
number
677V1.
1.
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2.
3.
4,
5.
6,
7,
8.
9.
10.
1 1.
12.
13.
14.
15,
16.
1 7.
1 B.
19.
20,
2 1,
22,
Know the controls
and how to stop quickly,
READ THIS
OPERATOR'S
MANUAL
and instructions
furnished
with
attachments,
Do not allow children to operate the machine. Do not allow
adults to operate it without
proper instruction.
Do not carry passengers.
Do not mow when children and
others are around.
Always
wear substantial
footwear,
Do not wear loose fitting clothing
that could get caught in moving
parts,
Keep your eyes and mind on your tractor, mower and the
area being cut, Do not let other interests
distract you.
Do not attempt
to operate your tractor
or mower
when
not in the drivers seat.
Always
get on or off your tractor from the operator's
left
hand side,
Clear the work area of objects
(wire, rocks, etc,) which
might be picked
up and thrown,
Disengage
aft attachment
clutches
before attempting
to
start the engine.
Disengage
power
to attachments
and stop the engine
before leaving
the operator's
position,
Disengage
power to mower, stop the engine and disconnect spark plug wire(s) from spark plug(s) before cleaning, making an adjustment
or repair. Be careful to avoid
touching
hot muffler
or engine components.
Disengage power to attachments
when transporting
or not
in use.
Take all possible precautions
when leaving the vehicle unattended.
Disengage
the power-take-off,
lower the attachments,
shift into neutral, set the parking brake, stop
the engine and remove
the key.
Do not stop or start suddenly
when going,
uphill or
downhill.
Mow
up and down
the face of slopes
(not
greater than ! 5 o); never across the face, Refer to page 47,
Reduce speed on slopes and make turns gradually
to prevent tipping or loss of control.
Exercise extreme
caution
when changing
direction
on slopes,
While going up or down slopes, place Gear Shift Control
Lever in 1st gear position
to negotiate
the slope without
stopping.
Never mow in wet or slippery grass, when traction
is unsure or at a speed which could cause a skid,
Stay alert for holes in the terrain and other hidden hazards.
Keep away from drop-offs.
Do not drive too close to creeks,
ditches
and public
highways.
Exercise special care when mowing
around fixed objects
in order to prevent
the blades from striking
them. Never
deliberately
run tractor or mower into or over any foreign
objects,
Never shift gears until tractor comes to a stop.
Never place hands or feet under the mower,
in discharge
chute or near any moving parts while tractor
or mower
are running.
Always
keep clear of discharge
chute.
23.
24.
2 5,
2 6.
2 7.
2 8.
29.
Use care when pulling
loads or using heavy equipment.
a. Use only approved
drawbar
hitch points.
b. Limit loads to those you can safely control.
c. Do not turn sharply,
Use care when backing.
d. Use counterweight
or wheel weights
when suggested
in the owner's
manual.
Watch out for traffic
when crossing
or near roadways.
When using any attachments,
never direct discharge
of
material
toward
bystanders
nor allow anyone
near the
vehicle
while in operation.
Handle gasoline
with care - it is highly flammable.
a. Use approved
gasoline
containers.
b. Never remove
the fuel cap of the fuel tank or add
gasoline
to a running
or hot engine or an engine that
has not been allowed
to coot for several minutes after
running.
Never fi/f tank indoors,
always clean up spilled gasoline.
c. Open doors if the engine is run in the garage - exhaust
fumes are dangerous_
Do not run the engine indoors;
Keep the vehicle and attachments
in good operating
condillon,
and keep safety
devices
in place and working.
Keep all nuts, bolts and screws tight to be sure the_quipment is in safe working
condition,
Never store the equipment
with gasoline
in the tank inside a building
where fumes may reach an open flame or
spark. Allow
the engine
to cool before
storing
in any
enclosure,
30.
•
3 1,
32.
33.
34.
3 5.
3 6.
3 7,
3 8,
To reduce fire hazard, keep the engine free of grass, leaves
or excessive
grease.
Do not clean product
while engine
is running,
j"
Except
for adjustments;
DO NOT operate
Engine if ati,
cleaner
or cover directly
over carburetor
air intake
is
removed.
Removal of such part could create a fire hazard,
Do not operate without
a muffler
or tamper with exhaust
sy/stem. Damaged mufflers
or spark arresters could create
a fire hazard. Inspect periodically
and replace if necessary.
The vehicle and attachments
should be stopped
and inspected for damage after striking a foreign object and the
damage should be repaired before restarting and operating
the equipment.
Do not change the engine governor settings or overspeed
the engine; severe damage
or injury may result.
When using the vehicle with mower,
proceed as follows;
a. Mow only in daylight
or in good artificial
light.
b, Shut the engine off when unclogging
chute.
c. Check the blade mounting
bolts for proper tightness
at frequent
intervals.
Do not operate the mower without
the deflectorshield
in
place,
Disengage
power
to mower
before backing
up. Do not
mow in reverse unless absolutely
necessary
and then only after careful observation
of the entire area behind the
mo wer.
Under normal usage the grass catcher bag material is subject to deterioration
and wear. It should be checked
frequently for bag replacement.
Replacement
bags should
be checked
to ensure
compliance
with
the original
manufacturer's
recommendations
or specifications,
LOOK FOR THIS SYMBOL TO POINT OUT IMPORTANT
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS. IT MEANS --ATTENTION! BECOME
ALERT! YOUR SAFETY IS INVOLVED.
IMPORTANT:
LOOK FOR THiS WORD TO POINT OUT IMPORTANT EQUiPMENT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS.
CONGRATULATIONS
on your purchase
of a Sears 10
HP Lawn Tractor. It has been designed, engineered and
manufactured
to give you the best possible dependability
and performance.
Should you experience
any problem you cannot easily
remedy,
please contact
your nearest Sears Service
Department.
They have competent,
weft-trained technicians and the proper tools to service or repair this unit.
Please read and retain this manual. The instructions
enable you to assemble and maintain
your Tractor
perly. Always
observe the "'SAFETY RULES".
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MA,gNTENANCE
A Sears
product.
SERIAL
NUMBER
DATE OF
PURCHASE
THE SERIAL NUMBER WILL BE FOUND ON THE
MODEL PLATE ATTACHED TO THE FENDER.
will
pro-
YOU SHOULD RECORD THE SERIAL NUMBER
AND KEEP IN A SAFE PLACE FOR FUTURE
REFERENCE.
AGREEMENT
Maintenance
Agreement
is available
on this
Contact
your nearest Sears store for details.
CUSTOMER
RESPONSIBILITIES
Read and observe the safety rules. Always
use care when using your tractor.
Keep away from moving parts.
DO NOT work on your tractor
with engine running.
Always
keep your tractor and mower clean.
Follow a regular schedule in maintaining,
caring for and using your tractor. A well cared for tractor will run and last longer.
Follow the instructions
under "'Maintenance"
and "'Storage"
sections
of this Owner's
Manual.
LIMITED
ONE
ON ELECTRIC
YEAR
START
WARRANTY
RIDING
EQUIPMENT
For one year from date of purchase,
when this riding equipment
is maintained,
lubricated,
and tuned up according to the operating and maintenance
instruction
in the owner's
manual, Sears will repair free of charge
any defect in material or workmanship
in this electric start riding equipment.
This warranty excludes blade(s), blade
dable and become worn during normal
adapter(s),
use.
spark
plug(s),
air cleaner
and belt(s),
which
are expen-
This warranty
does not cover:
Tire replacement or repair caused by punctures
from outside objects (such as nails, thorns, stumps,
or glass); and
repairs necessary
because of operator abuse or negligence,
including
the failure to maintain
the
equipment
according
to instructions
contained
in the owner's
manual; and
riding equipment
used for commercial
or r entalDurposes.
FULL 90-DAY
WARRANTY
ON BATTERY
-For 90 days from the date of purchase,
if any battery included
with this riding equipment
proves defective
in material or workmanship
and our testing determines
the battery wil! not hold a charge, Sears will replace
the battery at no charge.
WARRANTY
SERVICE IS AVAILABLE
BY CONTACTING
THE NEAREST SEARS SERVICE CENTER/DEPARTMENT IN THE UNITED STATES.
This warranty
applies only while this product
is in use in the United States.
This warranty
to state.
SEARS,
gives
you specific
ROEBUCK
legal rights,
and CO.,
and you may also have other rights
D/698-731A,
Sears
Tower,
which
Chicago,
may vary.from
It 60684
state
iNDEX
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Adjustments:
Brake
.....................
Carburetor
..................
Mower
Drive Belt .............
Mower
17
20
23
Front-To-Rear
............
Side- To-Side .............
Throttle
Control
Cable .........
Air Filter
Cleaning
Element
Air Intake
Assembly
Attachment
23
22
20
....................
.....................
Screen,
Engine
...................
...................
Oil
Fuel:
Type .......................
Storage .....................
Fuse .........................
!3
24
21
H
Hood Removal
.................
21
1B
18
........
19
5-11
3
Lubrication:
Chart
....................
Tractor Pivot Points
Cold Weather Conditions .......
16
Engine ......................
16
Storage .....................
24
Operation ...................
12-15
Operating Your Mower .........
14
Operating Your Tractor .........
14
Starting the Engine ............
13
Stopping Your Tractor .........
13
Tractor Operation on Hills ......
15
P
.........
18
18
Parts .Bag .....................
R
M
Battery:
Charging
....................
Cleaning
....................
Installation
...................
Levels ......................
Preparation
...................
Starting
with Weak Battery
Storage .....................
Terminals
..................
Belt:
Motion
Mower
Mower
Blade:
20
17
8
17
.....
Drive Replacement
......
Drive Adjustment
.......
Drive, Remove/Replace
Sharpening
.................
Replacement
................
Brake Adjustment
...............
7
20
24
17
21
23
.. 10
17
24
17
C
Carburetor
Adjustment
...........
Controls,
Tractor
...............
Cutting
Level, Mower
............
20
12
22
Maintenance
................
Air Filter ....................
Air Filter Element
.............
Air Screen ...................
Battery
.....................
Blade Sharpening
.............
Brake Adjustment
.............
Engine oil ...................
Lubrication
Chart
.............
Spark Plugs
.................
Tire Care ....................
Mo wet:
Adjustment,
Front-to-Rear
......
Adjustment,
Side -to-Side
.......
Blade Sharpening
............
Blade Replacement
............
Cutting
Level
................
Installation
..................
Operation
...................
Removal
....................
Muffler
.......................
Spark
Arrester
................
5, 6
!6-19
18
18
19
17
17
17
16
18
19
17
23
22
17
24
11
10
14
22
19
2
Repair and Adjustments
.......
Blade .......................
Carburetor
..................
Fuse .......................
Hood Removal
...............
Motion
Mower
Mower
Mower
20-24
24
20
21
21
Drive Belt Replacement
.. 21
Adjustment,
Front-to-Rear
23
Adjustment,
Side-to-Side
, 22
Removal
..............
22
S
Safety Rules ....................
Seat
..........................
Service
Record .................
Slope Guide Sheet
..............
Spark Plugls)
..................
Speed Control
Chart .............
Starting
the Engine ..............
Steering
Wheel ..................
Stopping
the Tractor .............
Storage .......................
2
7
28
47
19
14
13
8
!3
24
T
Engine:
Air Screen ....................
Throttle
Control Cable Adjustment.,
Tires .........................
Trouble Shooting
Chart ...........
19
Oil Change
..................
Oil Level ....................
16
16
Oil Type ...................
"Starting .....................
Storage .....................
16
13
24
20
17
25
W
Warranty
.......................
Wiring (Schematic)
..............
4
3
27
Know
ASSEMBL Y
Your Tractor
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READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL BEFORE OPERATING YOUR LAWN TRACTOR. If you understand the machine and
its operation, you will achieve efficient and peak performance, While reading the manual, compare the illustrations with
your Lawn Tractor to familiarize yourself with the location of various controls and adjustments, Study the operating
instructions and safety precautions thoroughly to insure proper functioning of your Lawn Tractor and to prevent injury
to yourself and others. Be sure to pay strict attention to aft notes and cautions; they are included for your safety. Save
this manual for future reference.
Unpacking
1.
2.
3.
4.
instructions
The
operation
of
any
tractor
can
result in foreign
objects
thrown
into the
eyes,
which
can result
in severe
eye
damage. Always
wear safety glasses or eye
shields
before
starting
your tractor
and
while mowing.
We recommend
Wide Vision
Safety Mask for ever the spectacles
or standard safety glasses, available at Sears Retail
or Catalog
Stores,
Cut down four corners of the carton with a utility
knife and fold down sides.
Remove items from carton.
The box contains
the
items shown below.
Disengage
Parking Brake.
Carefully
guide the tractor off the skid. Be careful
to avoid rolling tractor over staples in skid.
Parts
Bag
Contents
Not
Shown
Full
Size:
,ll
.....
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I11IIIfi'i'_l'l'llll
(2) Battery
Carriage
Bolts
Terminal
15 ° Slope
Instruction
- 1/4 - 20 x 7 - 1/2
Guard
(2) Keys
Sheet
b.
e.
i1,,i,i lU
a.
b,
seat
steering
wheel
c, battery
d,
i
battery
acid
i1,1,1,, i
e,
owner's
f.
parts
j,,ll
manual
bag
g. steering sleeve
h, upper steering shaft
Steering
Wheel
Adapter
Steering
Wheel
Insert
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IF
A SSEMBL Y
L OCA TION
PARTS
BAG
CONTENTS
SHOWN
FULL
SIZE
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BA TTERY
(2) Lockwasher,
7/4 int/Ext
(2} Wing Nut - 1/4 - 20
Tooth
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m
d
BATTERY
TERMINALS
(2) Hex Bolt, 1/4 - 20 x 3/4
(2) Lockwasher
1/4
(2) Washer 9/32 x 5/8 x 16 Ga,
(2) Hex Nut,
,,, ,Ill
1/4 - 20
I,
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STEERING
SHAFT
(2) Hex Bolt,
,,,,,,, u
u,
3/8-
16 x
1 - 1/4
(2) Locknut,
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3/8 - !6
p,i
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L...
SEAT
m,,u,
(2) Hex Bolt, 3/8 - 16 x 3/4
(2) Lockwasher,
3/8
(2) Washer 13/32 x 3/4 x 12 Ga,
STEERING
WHEEL
Locknut,
Washer, 2 1/4
d_a.
"
tt
J
,
6
1/2-20
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To assemble
t
___
your
tractor
you
ASSEMBL Y
will need:
(2) 9/16"
wrenches
(1) 3/4"
wrench
Utility
(2) 7/16"
Tire Pressure
wrenches
Knife
Gauge
k__.___l
NOTE: RIGHT HAND (R.H.) AND LEFT HAND (L.H.) ARE
DETERMINED
FROM OPERATOR'S
POSITION
WHILE
SEATED ON THE TRACTOR.
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WEAR EYE AND FACE SHIELD,
BATTERY
CELL
WASH HANDS OR CLOTHING IMMEDIATELY IF ACCIDENTALLY IN
CONTACT WITH BATTERY ACID.
FIGURE
I
CHARGED
BATTERY
ACID FROM
ARE
DO NOT SMOKE,
FUMES
EXPLOSIVE.
READ THE INSTRUCTIONS INCLUDED WITH THE BATTERY ACID CONTAINER. ALWAYS WEAR GLOVES,
CLOTHING AND GOGGLES TO PROTECT YOUR HANDS, SKIN AND
EYES.
SEAT
1.
Prepare
a.
Battery
Fill and charge battery (before installing).
NOTE:
SEE DETAILED
INSTRUCTIONS
PACKAGED
WITH BATTERY.
b.
Remove and discard the tape seal covering battery tube. DO NOT REUSE.
C,
Fill each cell wffh battery acid. Add the acid until it reaches the bottom of the battery tube (Fig,
1). Do not add the acid beyond this level or the
additional
acid can come out when the battery
is charged.
d.
After cells are filled, tilt battery
to release air bubbles.
.ADJUSTMENT
BOLTS
SEAT SWITCH
\
from side to side
e,
Allow battery to stand and settle for at least thirty minutes.
If the level of acid falls below the
point described
in step (c), add more acid until
the correct level is reached.
NOTE: UNEVEN
FILLING OF CELLS WILL AFFECT THE BATTERY
CAPACITY
AND LIFE. instafl the vent caps to
cover the battery tube. Wash the top of the battery with water to remove any acid, then wipe
dry.
f.
Check battery case for leakage to make sure that
no damage has occurred in handling.
FIGURE 2
2.
g.
h,
Install Seat
a . Place seat on seat pan. Screw adjustment
bolts,
Iockwashers
and flat washers into seat (Fig. 2).
Adjustment
bolts, Iockwashers
and flat washers
found in bag of parts. Tighten finger tight.
Neutralize excess battery acid for disposal by adding it to four inches of water in a five gallon
plastic container,
Stir with a wooden or plastic
paddle while adding baking soda until the addition of more soda causes no more foaming.
Use a 12 volt battery charger. Charge battery at
a rate of 6 amperes for I hour. NOTE: OBSERVE
ALL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
REQUIRED FOR
BATTERY CHARGING. Check the acid level after
the battery
is charged.
If the acid has fallen
below the correct level, add only distilled water.
7
b.
Place seat in operating position.
Sit on the seat
and press clutch-brake
pedal all the way down.
If operating
position
is not comfortable,
adjust
Seat.
c.
Raise seat. Loosen adjustment
bolts (Fig. 2).
When
adjusted
for comfortable
operation,
tighten adjustment
bolts securely
with 9/16""
wrench.
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d,
e_
_NSE RT
1/2"
2 - 1/4STEERING
OlA.
f.
NUT
WASHER
g.
WHEEL
h.
STEERING
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UPPER
ADAPTER
i.
WHEEL_
------_
STEERING
SHAFT
j.
STEERING
size below
securely.
SLEEVE
BOLTS
For easier assembly,
tilt sleeve towards
front of
tractor,
Place bottom of sleeve over two front prongs on
steering bushing.
Squeeze
the two steering
sleeve retainers
inward to allow sleeve to pass over retainers.
Push sleeve down aligning notch on sleeve with
tab on steering
bushing.
Place steering
wheel adapter on upper steering
shaft.
With front wheels pointed straight ahead, place
steering
wheel on steering wheel adapter. Bars
of steering
wheel should point straight
across
tractor.
Place 2 - 1/4" diameter washer on upper steering shaft and instafl a 1/2"" Iocknut shown furl
(found
in bag
of parts).
Tighten
SLOTS
iTS
LOWER
SHAFT
STEERING
STEERING
RETAINER
SPRING
STEERING
RETAINER
SPRING
FIGURE 3
k. Snap insert into steering wheel.
I. Remove plastic on tractor hood.
Check Tires
Reduce tire pressure to 14 PSI in front tires and 12
PSI in rear tires. (Tires were overinflated
for shipping purposes).
4_
ADJUSTMENT
BOLTS
5.
Install
Battery
DO NOT
_i
a.
POSITIVE
BATTERY
TERMINAL
NEGATIVE
BATTERY
TERMINAL
Install Steering
Wheel
a. Slide upper steering shaft over lower steering
shaft until bolt holes line up with slots in lower
steering shaft (Fig 3).
b. Use two hex bolts 3/8 - 16 x 1-1/4 and two
Iocknuts
3/8 - 16 to retain upper steering shaft
to lower steering
shaft. Tighten securely.
c. Position sleeve over steering shaft assembly.
Lift
seat (Fig.
4).
b.. Lower battery
into fender
well with battery
terminals
toward front of tractor (Fig, 4), Make
sure battery rests in battery
tray (Fig. 6).
FIGURE 4
3.
BATTERY TERMINALS
BEFORE
INSTALLING
BATTERY, REMOVE
METAL BRACLETS,
WRISTWATCH
BANDS,
RINGS, ETC. FROM YOUR PERSON.
FENDER
_ WELL
....
SHORT
NOTE: BE SURE BATTERY DRAIN TUBE tS SECURELY
ATTACHED TO BATTERY TRAY DRAIN.
_
FIRST
TOTERMINAL
PREVENT MUST
SPARKS
FROM ACPOSITIVE
BECONNECTED
CIDENTAL GROUNDING.
c
d,
ASSEMBL Y
Connect RED battery cable to positive (+) battery terminal with hex bolt, flat washer,
Iockwasher and hex nut (shown full size below)
found in bag of parts (Fig. 6). Tighten securely
with two 7/16" wrenches.
NEGATIVE
TERMINAL
Connect
BLACK ground cable to negative
(-)
battery
terminal
with remaining
hex bolt, flat
washer, Iockwasher
and hex nut (shown full size
below)
found in bag of parts (Fig. 6). Tighten
securely.
WASHER
NEGATIVE
CABLE
(BLACK)
HE
.HEX
NUT
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WASHER
LOCKWASHER
/
POSITIVE
£ABLE
(RED)
NOTE: IF YOU HAVE A WEAK BATTERY, SEE "STARTING YOUR TRACTOR WITH A WEAK BATTERY"
(PAGE 20).
e.
Using the slot on one side of the battery support
(Fig. 7) slide battery
bolt into frame slot (head
of bolt down). Fasten the battery bolt to the terminal guard using int./ext. Iockwasher,
wing nut.
as shown in Fig. 7.
LOCK
BATTERY
BATTERY
TUBE
TRAY
I I
FIGURE 6
Assemble the remaining battery bolt to other side
of battery support and fasten terminal guard to
it with remaining int./ext. Iockwasher and wing
nut. Tighten wing nuts securely by hand (Fig. 7).
WING
NUT
_,_,,j_
INTERNAL/EXTERNAL
LOCKWASHER
TERMINAL
GUARD
_
_
WING NUT_.._,..._
INTERNAL/
EXTEI
LOCKWASHER
NOTE: USE TERMINAL ACCESS DOORS (FIG. 7) FOR:
1. INSPECTION FOR SECURE CONNECTIONS
(TIGHTEN HARDWARE)
2. INSPECTION FOR CORROSION
3. TESTING BATTERY
4. JUMPING (IF REQUIRED)
5. CHARGING (IF REQUIRED)
BATTERY
BOLT
\
SLOT
I_
NoTKEEP
IIN
TERMINAL
USE.
DOORS CLOSED WHEN
NOTE: DO NOT START ENGINE UNTIL INITIAL SERVICE HAS BEEN PERFORMED.
FIGURE 7
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Mower
Your 36" Mower
Installs without
the use of
tools. Raise lift Lever (Fig.8) to its highest
position,
a.
Turn height adjustment knob to lowest position
(Fig. 1 1).
b.
LIFT
LEVER
LIFT
LEVER
ATTACHMENT_
CLUTCH LEVER...._._.
"DISENGAGED
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Installation
c.
Sfide mower
R,H. side,
d,
Install front hinge pin through axle and parallel
link (Fig. 9). Secure with retainer spring.
e.
Install
PARALLEL
LINK
RETAINER
FRONT
SPRING
RETAINER
SPRINGS
j
=
FRONT
H]NGE
PIN
HtNGE
PiN
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i.
Use lift
lever (Fig.
j.
Turn height adjustment knob clockwise
the middle of it's travel,
c,
j_"_,
Roll belt off
engine
f.
8.
(f_k)
10
Slide belt
Mower
from
(Fig.
12),
mandrels,
under
from idler pulley
extension
Drive Belt Replacement
a.
Slide
b.
Place belt
c.
Spring
around
e. Make
and pull
spring,
belt
under
extension
on rear side
spring
of both
(Fig,
idler belt guide down and
rear side of idler pulley,
sure belt
is inside
all belt
12):
mandrels.
place
:d. Roll belt over engine pulley.
10
to
position.
to lower
LIFT
SPRING
/ BRACKET
TRUNNION
FIGURE
pulley
e . Spring belt guide away
belt off idler pulley.
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RETAINER
SPRING
RETAINER
81 to raise mower.
Mower Drive Belt Installation
NOTE:
MOWER
BELT INSTALLATION
DECAL
LOCATED ON MOWER HOUSING,
REPLACE ONLY WITH THE BELTS SPECIFIED IN
THIS MANUAL.
a. Place attachment
clutch lever in "'DISENGAGED" position
(Fig. 8),
d. Pull belt off both
SUSPENSION
ARM
to
Move lift lever (Fig. 8) forward to lower suspension arms, Slide trunnions through rift brackets
holes and secure with retainer spring (Fig. I0).
b . Turn height adjustment
knob to lowest
Move mower lift lever (Fig. 8) forward
mower to its lowest position.
CLUTCH
CLUTCH
guard
h . Roll belt over mower drive pulley. Make sure belt
is inside belt guides (Fig, 11). See mower belt installation
decal on mower
housing..
AXLE
FIGURE 9
discharge
Install clutch rod in clutch lever (Fig. 10 - Inset).
NOTE: INSTALL RETAINER SPRING FROM THE
BOTTOM OF CLUTCH ROD TO AVOID INTERFERENCE WITH MOWER DRIVE BELT.
g .
CLUTCH
ROD
tractor,
front
hinge pin through mower lift
brackets and parallel link (Fig. 9), Secure with
retainer spring,
f,
FIGURE 8
under
guides.
belt
,
Final Assembly
a,
Make
sure aft fasteners
b,
Read and follow the operation instructions
12). Know
the location
and purpose
controls.
c . Check oil and gasoline
the tractor.
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10. Check the Cutting
are tight.
(page
13) before
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of all
starting
Level
The blade housing was set at the factory to cut level.
After mowing a short distance, look at the area that was
cut, If the blade housing cuts uneven; see the instructions on "'Side-toSide
and Front-to-Rear
Mower Adjustment"
(page 22).
FIGURE 11
ENGINE
PULLEY
IDLER
BELT _,_
EXTENSION
SPRING
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IDLER
GUIDE
BELT
K SHAFT
ASSEMBLY
L.H.
MANDREL
R,H.
MANDREL
COTTER
PiN
Y
' FIGURE 12
11
OPERA TION
KNOW
YOUR
TRACTOR
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READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL BEFORE OPERATING YOUR LAWN TRACTOR. If you understand the machine and
its operation, you will achieve efficient and peak performance. While reading the manual, compare the illustrations with
your Lawn Tractor to familiarize yourself with the location of various controls and adjustments. Study the operating
instructions and safety precautions thoroughly to insure proper functioning of your Lawn Tractor and to prevent injury
to yourself and others. Be sure to pay strict attention to all notes and cautions; they are included for your safety. Save
this manual for future reference.
Light
Throttle
Attachment
Lift Lever
Clutch/Brake
Pedal
Clutch
Lever
Height
Adjustment
Knob
Gear
Shift
Parkmg
Brake
Lever
GEARSHIFT:
Press the clutch/brake pedal down
and move gear shift lever to desired speed.
ATTACHMENT
CLUTCH LEVER: Push lever up and over
to engage mower. There will be an engine hesitation
as
the clutch engages.
IGNITION:
Start.
ATTACHMENT
LIFT LEVER: Use the attachmeht
rift lever
to raise and lower the attachment mounted to your tractor, Move the rift lever forward to lower attachment.
LIGHT
CLUTCH/BRAKE
PEDAL: The pe'dal has 2 functions; a
clutch and a brake. To engage the brake push the pedal
completely.
HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT
KNOB: Use the height adjustment knob to adjust the mower height, With the attachment lift lever in the "up" position, turn knob clockwise
( F-_k) to raise cutting height and counterclockwise
(_)
to lower cutting height. Lower lift lever.
Place key in Lgnition and turn
SWITCH:
Turns
on and off
firmly
to the right
to
the headlights,
PARKING BRAKE: To set the parking brake, push the
clutch/brake pedal completely
forward. Place the parking brake lever in "Engaged"
position and release
pressure from pedal. Clutch/brake
pedal will remain ir
brake position.
THROTTLE
CONTROL:
Use the throttle control
crease or decrease the speed of the engine.
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OPERA ON
1. Stopping Your Tractor
NOTE: REMOVE KEY WHEN LEAVING TRACTOR TO
PREVENT UNAUTHORIZED USE.
a. Push clutch-brake
pedal into full "BRAKE"
position,
b . Place parking brake in "'ENGAGED" position and
release pressure from clutch/brake. Pedal should
remain in "'BRAKE"position.
NOTE: MAKE SURE
PARKING
BRAKE WILL HOLD TRACTOR
SECURE.
c. Move gear shift lever to "'NEUTRAL'" position.
d, Place attachment clutch lever in "'DISENGAGED"
position,
e. Move throttle control to "S'" (slow) position.
f. Turn ignition key to "'OFF" position. Never use
choke to stop engine.
2. Starting The Engine
FUEL
FILLER
CAP
FUEL
TANK
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YOUR TRACTOR IN A LARGE, OPEN AREA.
LEARN TO START, STOP AND REVERSE J
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FIGURE
NOTE: TRACTOR MUST HAVE FOOT PEDAL DEPRESSED AND CLUTCH LEVER IN "DISENGAGED" POSITION
BEFORE TRACTOR WILL START.
a . This engine has been shipped filled with summer
weight oil (For cold weather operation see chart
page t6). Check engine off level with tractor on
/evel ground. Remove and wipe dipstick (Fig, 13)
clean, screw it in tight for a few seconds, remove
and read oil level. If necessary, add oil until
"FULL" mark is reached.
b. Fill fuel tank (Fig, 13). Use fresh, clean, regular
unleaded automotive gasoline. (Use of leaded
gasoline will increase carbon and lead oxide
deposits and reduce valve life). Capacity is 5
guarts.
WARNING: DO NOT USE PREMIUM UNLEADED. This
type fuel reacts with water content in the fuel and tends
to form strong acids which can corrode metal parts and
harm rubber and plastics.
FILL TO BOTTOM OF GAS TANK FILLER
LTi_A_G;D_vNETRo
S| T!ON_
HEADLIGHT
SWI TCH
"_
THROTTLE
CONTROL
SPILLED
OROVERFILL.
FUEL. DOWIPE
NOTOFF
STORE,
NECK. DOOIL
NOT
ANY
SPILL OR USE GASOLINE NEAR AN OPEN
FLAME.
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c. Place attachment
clutch lever in "'disengaged'"
position.
(Fig, 14).
d. Push clutch/brake
pedal fully into brake position
(Fig. t4).
e. Place gear shift lever in "'NEUTRAL'"
positon (Fig.
14),
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POSITION
CLUTCH/BRAKE
"BRAKE" POSITION
f.
Move throttle
control lever (Fig. 14) to "'FAST"
detent,
then
to the right
and upward
for
•'CHOKE'" position.
At the "FAST"
position
the
lever has a stop. The stop is provided so that you
will know when you are at full throttle
"'FAST"
position
and prevent
over travel
into choke
posfion,
g, Turn ignition key clockwise
(F_k) tO "'START"
position and release key as soon as engine start_
(Fig. 14),
NOTE: IF YOU HAVE A WEAK
BATTERY,
SEE
"STARTING
YOUR TRACTOR WITH A WEAK BATTERY",
(PAGE 20}.
h. Immediately
move throttle control lever mid-way
between
"FAST"
and "SLOW"
positions,
13
i.
FIGURE 14
NOTE: DO NOT RUN STARTER CONTINUOUSLY
FOR MORE THAN FIFTEEN SECONDS PER
MINUTE.
If engine does not start after several attempts,
move throttle control lever mid-way between
"'FAST" and "SLOW" positions, wait a few
minutes and try again.
NOTE: ALLOW ENGINE TO WARM UP FOR A
FEW MINUTES BEFORE OPERATING.
ALWAYS
A
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WEAR SUBSTANTIAL
FOOT-
WEAR
AND
AVOID
FITTING
CLOTHING
THAT
COULDLOOSE
GET CAUGHT
IN
MOVING PARTS.
OPERA TlOIV
FUNCTION
=ill
Normal
Mowing
Heavy
Mowing
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3, Operating Your Tractor and'Mower
NOTE: THIS TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH AN
OPERATOR PRESENCE SENSING SWITCH. ANY AT=
TEMPT BY THE OPERATOR TO LEAVE THE SEAT WITH
THE ENGINE RUNNING AND THE ATTACHMENT,
CLUTCH ENGAGED WILL SHUT OFF THE ENGINE.
THROTTLE
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2or3
CAUTION
TO AVOID
INJURY
1. Read owner's manual.
2, Know the location and function of all controls,
3. Keep guards, safety shields and switches in place
and working.
4. Remove objects that can be thrown by blades.
6. Do not mow when children and other are around,
6. Never carry children or passengers,
7. Always look behind machine before backing.
B. Do not mow where machine can tip or slip.
9. If machine stops going uphill, stop blade and back
slowly down.
10. Be sure blades and engine have stopped before Placing hands or feet near the blades.
I. Remove key when leaving machine,
1 or2
Snow
Blowing
FAST
Snow
Blade.
2
Transport
4-6
MAKE SURE PARKING BRAKE WILL HOLD
TRACTOR SECURE.
SLOW-FAST
YOUR
NEVER PLACE
HANDS OR FEET IN
OR UNDER ANY POWERED ATTCHMENT
OR NEAR ANY MOVING PART WHILE
TRACTOR OR ANY POWERED ATTACH.........
MENT IS RUNNING.
FIGURE 16
THIS TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH INTERLOCK SWITCHES TO PREVENT STARTING OF THE TRACTOR ENGINE WHILE
THE ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER IS IN
THE "ENGAGED" POSITION AND!OR THE
FOOT PEDAL IS NOT FULLY DEPRESSED.
IMMEDIATELY REPLACE SWITCHES THAT
ARE NOT IN PROPER WORKING ORDER.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DEFEAT THE PURPOSE OF THESE SWITCHES.
NOTE: ALWAYS OPERATE ENGINE AT FULL THROTTLE
WHEN MOW NG TO ASSURE BETTER MOWING PER-t
FORMANCE,
LONG ENGINE LIFE AND PROPER
DfSCHARGE OFCUT MATERIAL, REGULATE GROUND
SPEED BY SELECTING A LOW ENOUGH GEAR (FIG, 15)
TO GIVE THE MOWER CUTTING PERFORMANCE PLUS
QUALITY OF CUT DESIRED.
THE DEFLECTOR SHIELD
GUARD) IN PLACE.
READ THE "RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION'" CAREFULLY BEFORE OPERATING
YOUR MOWER.
a . Se/ect desired height of cut position using height
adjustment knob (page 12).
b. Raise lift lever and place attachment clutch lever
in disengaged position.
c. Start engine (page 13).
d, With engine running and warm place throttle control midway between "'S'" (slow) and "'F'" (fast)
position,
e. Engage mower with the attachment clutch lever.
NOTE: "ENGAGE" OR "'DISENGAGE" MOWER
BLADE CLUTCH LEVER SLOWLY.
f. Move gear shift lever to desired gear.
g, Lower mower into cutting position using attachment rift lever.
h. Release clutch/brake pedal to start movement
(Fig. 15).
i. Move throttle control to "'F'" (Fast) postion.
NOTE: SELECT A GROUND SPEED THAT WILL SUIT
THE TERRAIN, QUALITY OF CUT AND ATTACHMENT
BEING USED (See Chart above).
THE MOWER MUST BE ADJUSTED PROPERLY FROM
FRONT TO REAR AND LEVELED FROM SIDE "TO SIDE
BEFORE OPERATING. THIS IS NECESSARY FOR LEVEL
AND EFFICIENT MOWING. REFER TO PAGE 22.
IMPORTANT:
(DISCHARGE
DO NOT ADD ADDITIONAL WEIGHTI
TO THE TRACTOR OTHER THAN THEI
OPTIONAL WHEEL WEIGHTS. EX-_
CESSIVE WEIGHT MAY OVERLOAD I
AND DAMAGE THE TRANSMISS!ON. I
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OPERA TION
4. Mowing Tips
NOTE: TIRE CHAINS CANNOT BE USED WITH
MOWER ATTACHED.
THE
HEIGHT
ADJUSTMENT
KNOB
READ THE "SAFETY RULES" CAREFULLY
BEFORE OPERATING YOUR MOWER.
REFER TO PAGE 2.
ATTACHMENT CLUTCH
LEVER "DISENGAGED"
POSITION
ATTACHMENT CLUTCH
LEVER "ENGAGED"
POSITION
LIFT
LEVER
LIFT
LEVER
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a.
Use the runner on the R.H. side as a guide; the blade
cuts approximately
an inch outside the runner (Fig.
17).
b,
C.
d.
e.
Drive so that clippings are discharged onto the area
that has been cut, Have the cut area to the right of
the machine, This will result in a more even, distribution of clippings and more uniform cutting.
When mowing large areas (Fig. 18), start by turning
to the right so that the clippings will discharge away
from shrubs, fences, driveways,
etc. After two or
three rounds, mow in the opposite direction
making
left hand turns until finished.
if grass is extremely
tall, it should be mowed
twice.
The first time relatively high. The second time to the
desired height.
The left
trimming.
hand
side
of mower
should
be used
FIGURE
Operating
a.
Move gear shift lever to '" 1ST" gear before starting
up or down hills.
AVOID STOPPING OR SHIFTING ON HILLS.
c,
GUARD
for
5,
b.
RUNNER
If slowing
to slower
The Tractor
is necessary,
position.
17
On Hills
move
throttle
control
ii illl
lever
.
LEAVE ENOUGH ROOM WHEN STOPPING AND STARTING TO ALLOW SLIGHT
TRACTOR ROLL DOWNHILL AS CLUTCHBRAKE PEDAL MOVES THROUGH CLUTCH
POSITION.
d.
e.
f.
If stopping is absolutely necessary, push clutch-brake
pedal quickly to brake position and engage parking
brake.
To restart tractor movement,
make sure tractor is in
the lowest speed range (" 1ST'" Gear) and that you
have allowed room to roll slightly downhil!.
Depress
clutch-brake
fully. Disengaged
parking brake and
release clutch-brake
pedal SLOWLY to start tractor
movement.
Make all turns gradually.
FIGURE 18
6. Flip-Up Discharge Guard,
Your mower has a flip-up discharge guard (Fig. 17) for
door or gate clearance
when held in raised position.
15
MAKE SURE ATTACHMENT
CLUTCH
LEVER IS 1N "DISENGAGED"
POSITION
AND BLADES HAVE STOPPED BEFORE
RAISING DISCHARGE GUARD (DEFLECTOR).
NEVER
OPERATE
MOWER
WITHOUT
DISCHARGE
GUARD
IN
OpERATiNG POSITION,
INTENANCE
First 2 Hours
(Two
Mowings)
7, Change Engine Oil
Changing oil after the first two hours (or two mowings) will help eliminate break-in residue which might
be damaging to your engine,
NOTE: BE CAREFUL NOT TO ALLOW DIRT TO ENTER
THE ENGINE WHEN CHANGING OIL.
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AIR
SCREEN
a. Drain off with engine warm.
b. Unscrew oil drain plug (Fig. 19) and remove
dipstick.
c. Catch oil in a suitable container.
d. Replace plug,
e. Refill engine off (See below). Refill capacity is 1
quart. NOTE: DO NOT OVERFILL.
Recommended
SAE
Viscosity
Grades
Temperature
range expected before next oil change. All
oil must meet A.P.I. service classification
SD, SE or SF.
jOIL
DRAIN
PLUG
FIGURE 19
.20 °
0°
32 °
60 °
t
80 °
LJilL
30 or 10W-30
100 °
J
To keep your tractor
running better,
longer, perform necessary service using
the following maintenance
schedule:
BEFORE MAKING ANY INSPECTION,
ADJUSTMENT OR REPAIR:
t. PUSH TRACTOR CLUTCH/BRAKE
PEDAL COMPLETELY INTO BRAKE
POSITION.
,
MOVE GEAR SHIFT CONTROL
LEVER TO NEUTRAL POSTION.
3. PLACE
PARKING
BRAKE IN
"ENGAGED" POSITION.
DISENGAGE " ATTACHMENT
CLUTCH LEVER,
5. SHUT OFF THE ENGINE.
6. MAKE ABSOLUTELY SURE THE
BLADES AND ALL MOVING PARTS
HAVE COMPLETELY STOPPED,
7. DISCONNECT THE SPARK PLUG
WIRE(S)
FROM THE
SPARK
PLUG(S)
AND KEEP WIRE(S)
AWAY FROM THE SPARK PLUG(S)
TO PREVENT INJURY FROM ACCIDENTAL
STARTING.
BE
CAREFUL TO AVOID TOUCHING
HOT
ENGINE
OR MUFFLER
COMPONENTS.
With
Every
Capacity is 1 quart. NOTE: DO NOT OVERFILL. Dipstick
assembly
must be securely
tightened
into tube at all
times when engine is operating.
i IMPORTANT:
f.
Every
SYSTEM, USE SAE 5W30 OIL WHEN I
TO AVOID DAMAGE TO THE STARTING I
THE TEMPERTURE FALLS BELOW 32 °.t
Replace dipstick,
5 Hours
(Five Mowings)
1, Check Engine Oil Level
DO NOT CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL
WITH ENGINE RUNNING.
Several minutes after stopping engine, check engine oil
level with tractor on level ground, Wipe dipstick (Fig. 19)
clean, screw it down tight for a few seconds,
remove
and read oil level. If necessary, add oil until "'FULL" mark
is reached. (See chart above), NOTE: DO NOT OVERFILL,
Mowing
1. Make sure all nuts on bolts are tight and cotter pins
and retainer springs are secure,
2. Observe all safety precautions.
3. Keep tractor
well lubricated
(refer to page 18).
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Every
25 Hours
(Twice
a Mowing
MAINTENANCE
Season)
I, Brake Adjustment
This tractor is equipped with an adjustable brake
system mounted on the right side of the transaxle
(Fig. 20).
BRAKE
OPERATING
BRAKE
ARM
ROD
JAM
NUT
NUT
"'A'"
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IF TRACTOR REQUIRES MORE THAN
SIX FEET STOPPING DISTANCE IN
HIGHEST GEAR, THEN BRAKE MUST
BE ADJUSTED.
o
.
a. Depress clutch/brake pedal and engage parking
brake.
b. Measure distance between brake operating arm
and nut "A'" on brake rod.
c. tf distance is other than 1-1/2", disengage parking brake, loosen jam nut (Fig. 20) and turn nut
"A'" until distance becomes 1-1/2"'. Retighten
jam nut against Nut "'A'.
Road test tractor for proper stopping distance as
stated above. Readjust if necessary.
Tire Care
Maintain tire pressure in front at 14 PSi and rear tires
at 12 PSI.
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Every
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Blade Sharpening
For best results mower blades must be kept sharp.
The blades can be sharpened
with a few strokes of
a file or on a grinding wheel, We suggest they be
sharpened
after every 25 hours of mowing.
Do not
attempt
to sharpen while on mower.
a.
FIGURE 20
BRAKE
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AWAY
BATTERY
CAP
VIEW
When grinding, care should be taken to maintain
blade balance and the blade should be checked
for proper balance before reinstallation
on mower.
Unbalanced
or bent blade will cause excessive
vibration when running, and eventual damage to
mower
or engine,
Replace
bent or damaged
blades.
BATTERY
To check blade balance, drive a nail into a beam
or wall. Leave about one inch of the straight nail
exposed. Place center hole of clean blade over the
head of the nail (Fig. 21). NOTE: PLACE CENTER
HOLE OF BLADE ON NAIL. IF BLADE IS PROPERLY BALANCED,
BLADE SHOULD
REMAIN
IN
POSITION SHOWN IN FIG, 21, IF EITHER END OF
THE BLADE MOVES
DOWNWARD,
BLADE IS
NOT BALANCED,
SHARPEN THE HEAVY END
UNTIL BLADE IS BALANCED,
50 Hours(Once
a Mowing
LEAD-ACID
BATTERIES
GENERATE
EXPLOSIVE GASES. KEEP SPARKS FLAME
AND SMOKING MATERIALS AWAY FROM
BATTERIES. ALWAYS SHSELD YOUR EYES
AROUND BATTERIES.
Season)
(Operating in dusty conditions may require more frequent
servicing. )
1. Check Battery
a. Battery
acid
level
in each
battery
cell
should be even with bottoms of tubes in cells (Fig.
22). Add ONLY distilled
water
if necessary,
NOTE: DO NOT OVERFILL.
b. Keep battery and terminals
clean,
c. Keep battery bolts tight.
d . Keep vent caps tight and small vent holes in caps
open.
e. Recharge at 6 amperes for 1 hour if necessary.
2. Clean Battery and Terminals
Corrosion and dirt on battery and terminals cause the
battery to "'leak'" power.
FIGURE 21
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
17
g_
Remove terminal guard.
Disconnect BLACK battery cable then RED battery cable and remove battery from tractor.
Wash battery
with four tablespoons
of baking
soda to one gallon of water.
NOTE: BE CAREFUL NOT TO GET THE SODA
SOLUTION
INTO THE CELLS.
Rinse the battery
with plain
water,
dry and
reinstall on tractor.
Clean terminals and cable ends with a wire brush
until bright.
Replace battery cables, connecting
RED battery
cable to positive terminal first, then BLACK battery cable to negative terminal, coat terminal connections
with vasoline.
Replace
terminal
guard.
MAINTENANCE
ENGINE
OIL
FILLER
CAP
AND DIPSTICK
.
AIR CLEANE
COVER
4.
AIR
Change Engine Oil
The best time to change engine oil is at the end of
a day's operation when all dirt and foreign materials
are suspended in the hot off. See oil chart, page 16.
Clean Air Cleaner Element (Fig. 23)
a, Open .hood.
b. Snap off air cleaner cover.
c, Remove foam element from air cleaner body.
d. Wash foam element in liquid detergent and water
to remove dirt.
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f.
FOAM
ELEMENT
Wrap foam element in cloth and squeeze dry.
Saturate foam in clean engine oil. Squeeze to
remove excess off.
g, Replace foam element and snap cover on air
cleaner body.
NOTE:
NEVER
RUN ENGINE WITH
AIR CLEANER
REMOVED,
5.
Lubricate
Pivot Points
Place several drops of S.A.E. 30 oil at points
parts move against each other, especially:
a. Front axle pivot
b. Hood Hinge
c. Foot pedal shaft (both ends)
AIR
CLEANER
BODY
where
LUBRICATIONCHART
FIGURE 23
AXLE PIVOT
SPINDLE
_
_
SPINDLE
FRONT
WHEEL
BEARING
WHEEL
BEARING
Q
TIE ROD
TIE ROD
CLUTCH
_
PIVOT
CLUTCH/BRAKE
PIVOT
CLUTCH/BRAKE
PIVOT
_
ATTACHMENT
ARM
ATTACHMENT
LIFT ARM
MOWER CLUTCH
PIVOT
SAE 30 MOTOR
18
_GENERAL
OIL
PURPOSE
GREASE
6.
MAINTENANCE
Clean Air Screen
Air screen (Fig. 23) must be kept free of dirt and chaff
to prevent engine damage from overheating.
7. Check Muffler
Inspect and replace damaged muffler
create a fire hazard and/or damage.
as it could
,030" FEELER
GAUGE
CYLINDER
FINS ASHOT
CONTACT
MAY
DO NOT OR
TOUCH
MUFFLER,
CAUSE BURNS.
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Every
100 Hours
(Every
Two
SPARK
Years)
FIGURE 24
DISCONNECT SPARK PLUG WIRE(S) TO
PREVENT
ACClDENTIAL
STARTING
BEFORE MAKING ANY INSPECTION, ADJUSTMENT OR REPAIR (EXCEPT CARBURETOR). BE CAREFUL TO AVOID
TOUCHING HOT ENGINE OR MUFFLER
COMPONENTS.
1. Replace
Spark Plug(s)
Replace spark plug(s) at the beginning
season or every 100 hours, whichever
should be set at 0.30 inch (Fig. 24).
2.
Replace Air Cleaner
(See Page 18).
of each mowing
comes first. Gap
Element
FOR ANY ADJUSTMENTS,
OR MAINTENANCE:
INSPECTION
1. PUSH TRACTOR
CLUTCH-BRAKE
PEDAL COMPLETELY INTO BRAKE
POSITION.
2. PLACE PARKING BRAKE IN "ENGAGED" POSITION.
3. MOVE
GEAR SHIFT
LEVER TO
"NEUTRAL" POSITION,
4. PLACE ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER
IN "DISENGAGED"
POSITION.
5. TURN IGNITION
KEY TO "OFF'"
POSITION.
6. MAKE ABSOLUTELY
SURE THE
BLADES AND ALL MOVING PARTS
HAVE COMPLETELY STOPPED.
7, REMOVE THE IGNITION KEY,
8. DISCONNECT THE SPARK PLUG WIRE
FROM THE SPARK PLUG AND KEEP
WIRE AWAY FROM THE PLUG TO PREVENT INJURY FROM ACCIDENTAL
STARTING. BE CAREFUL TO AVOID
TOUCHING HOT ENGINE OR MUFFLER
COMPONENTS.
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7.
Starting
your Tractor
With a Weak
Battery
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if your battery
is too weak to start the engine, it
should be recharged. If "jumper
cables"
are used
for emergency
starting,
follow this procedure:
NOTE: YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH A 12 VOLT
NEGATIVE GROUNDED SYSTEM. THE OTHER VEHICLE
MUST ALSO BE A 12 VOLT NEGATIVE
GROUNDED
SYSTEM,
LEAD-ACID
BATTERIES GENERATE EXPLOSIVE GASES. KEEP SPARKS, FLAME
AND
AWAY
FROM SMOKING
BATTERIES. MATERIALS
ALWAYS
WEAR
EYE PROTECTION
WHEN
AROUND
BATTERIES,
a.
THROTTLE STOP
FACTORY ADJUSTED
DO NOT ADJUST
b.
c.
d,
FUEL
LINE
CLAMP
TO START
OTHER
VEHICLES.
2.
Throttle Control Cable Adjustment
DO NOT MAKE UNNECESSARY
ADJUSTMENTS.
FACTORY SETTINGS ARE SATISFACTORY
FOR MOST APPLICATIONS
AND CONDITIONS.
IF ADJUSTMENTS
ARE NEEDED, PROCEED AS FOLLOWS:
a o Make sure air cleaner is clean (see page 18).
b. With engine not running, place throttle control in
"FAST"
detent (not in "'CHOKE"
position).
c . Check that hole in throttle lever and hole in plate
line up (Fig. 25 - Inset). If holes are not aligned,
loosen clamp screw and move throttle cable until holes are aligned. Tighten clamp screw.
d. Turn mixture
screw needle clockwise
(F_)
LIGHTLY to seat, CAUTION:
FORCING
WILL
CAUSE
DAMAGE.
Turn
mixture
screw
clounterclockwise
(_)
one turn,
MIXTURE
SCREW
FIGURE
Connect
each end of the RED cable to the
POSITIVE
(+) terminals of each battery
(taking
care not to short against chassis).
Connect
one end of the BLACK cable to the
NEGATtVE (-) terminals of fully charged battery.
Connect
the other end of the cable to the L.H.
side panel bolt (Fig. 14). NOTE: KEEP AWAY
FROM GAS TANK AND BATTERY.
Disconnect
cables in reverse order:
1. L,H. Side Panel Bolt (Fig 14).
2. Negative
terminal of fufly charged battery
3. Posit[re
terminals
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IDLE SPEED
STOP SCREW
FUEL
FILTER
HIGH SPEED STOP FACTORY
ADJUSTED
DO NOT ADJUST
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BELT
TRANSAXLE
PULLEY
IA
3.
RETAINER
SPRING
FIGURE
26
BELT GUIDE
BRACKET
J
j
RETAINER
SPRING
2O
Carburetor Adjustment
NOTE:
ADJUST
THROTTLE
CONTROL
CABLE
BEFORE MAKING
ANY ADJUSTMENTS
TO THE
CARBURETOR.
a. Start engine and allow to idle for 5 minutes.
b. Turn mixture screw clockwise
(F_
until the
engine
speed
drops.
NOTE
THE SCREW
POSITION.
c. Turn mixture screw counterclockwise
(jf-_) until the engine begins to run rough. Set mixture
screw between
the two positions.
_d. Push throttle
lever to "'FAST"
detent
(not
"'choke").
If engine "'hunts"
or runs rough, make
small adjustments on mixture screw until engine
runs smoothly.
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ADJUSTMENTS
e. If engine idles too fast or too slow, adjust idle
with idle speed stop screw.
f . High speed is factory adjusted. DO NOT ADJUST
DAMAGE MAY RESULT.
ENGINE
PULLEY
/
DRIVE BELT
INSTALLATION
DECAL
CLUTCH
PULLEY
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Drive Belt Replacement
The tractor drive belt may be replaced without tools.
Park the tractor on level area, Engage parking brake.
NOTE: BELT INSTALLATION
DECAL UNDER LEFT
FOOTREST.
a. Remove mower. (See mower section, page 22).
b. Remove two retainer springs from belt guide
bracket below transaxle pulley. Remove bracket
(Fig. 26).
c. Swing belt guides away from belt, toward rear
of tractor
(Fig. 26).
d. Roll belt over top of transaxle
pulley.
e, Roll beit over engine pul/ey and off idler (Fig. 28).
f . Release parking brake. Pull belt as far as possible over top of clutch pulley.
g. Reset parking brake. Pull belt over top of clutch
pulley (Fig. 28).
h. Pull belt out through shift gate to remove from
tractor (Fig. 27).
Install belt by reversing above procedure.
NOTE: REPLACE ONLY WITH
BELT LISTED
IN
MANUAL.
5,
6.
L.H, SIDE
BELT
GUIDE
REAR
VIEWED
FROM
BOTTOM
OF TRACTOR
FIGURE 28
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Replace with 30 amp automotive
- type plug-in fuse.
Fuses can be purchased at all Sears Service Centers
and most retail stores,
Hood Removal
a. To raise hood, lift at rear of hood.
b . To remove hood, grill and side panels, raise hood
and loosen one screw or each side panel. (This
screw remains in the side panel) (Fig. 29).
c. Unsnap headlight
connection
(Fig. 30).
d. Stand in front of tractor. Grasp hood and tilt forward and lift off (Fig. 30).
e. To reinstall,
reverse above procedure.
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BELT
FIGURE
27
HEADLIGHT
CONNECTION
sHIFT
GATE
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REPAIR
& ADJUSTMENT
7.
Mower Removal
a. Remove mower belt per instructions
under
"Mower Drive Belt Installation'" through step c.
b+ Remove retainer spring from clutch rod; pull
clutch rod out of clutch bracket.
c. Pull retainer springs out of rear suspension trunnions, Remove rear suspensions trunnions from
rift brackets (Fig. 31).
d, Pull retainer spring out of rear hinge pin. Remove
rear hinge pin.
e. Pull retainer spring out of front hinge pin, Remove
front hinge pin (Fig. 3 I).
f. Use lift lever to raise suspension arms. Slide
mower out from under tractor.
NOTE: IF AN ATTACHMENT
OTHER THAN THE
MOWER DECK IS TO BE MOUNTED ON THE TRACTOR,
THE L.H. AND R.H. SUSPENSION ARMS {FIG, 31)
SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM TRACTOR.
R.H.
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RETAINER
SPRING
SUSPENSION
ARM
RETAINER
HINGE
PENS
REAR
SUSPENSION
TRUNNIONS
LIFT
BRACKET
8.
FIGURE 31
Side-to-Side
Mower Adjustment
a. Park tractor on level surface.
Depress lift lever
plunger and use lift lever to raise mower to maximum cutting
height.
b. Measure height from bottom
of curl to ground
level at front of mower. Distance "'A "' should be
the same on both sides (Fig. 32).
c. If distance
"'A "" needs to be changed,
snap out
access hole cover on L.H. side above footrest.
Use 9/16"" wrench on nuts "'B'" and "'C'" at sideto-side adjustment
trunnion
(Fig. 33).
d. To raise left side of mower, loosen nut "'B'" and
tighten nut "'C'",
e. To lower left side of mower, loosen nut "C'" and
tighten nut "B".
NOTE: ONE ROTATION OF ADJUSTMENT
NUTS
IS EQUIVALENT
TO APPROXIMATELY
3/16"
HEIGHT CHANGE.
LIFT
LE V E R ._..._
PLUNGER
LIFT
LEVER
SIDE-TO-SIDE
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ADJUSTMENT
BOTTOM
OF CURL l
GROUND
LINE
Level Mower
Housing
Adjust the mower
while tractor is parked on level
ground or driveway.
Make sure tire pressures are 14
PSl in front tires and 12 PSI in rear tires, If tires are
over or under inflated,
you will not properly
adjust
your mower.
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FIGURE 32
f.
TRUNNION
_==_=_--
_7---
NUT
"B
'
FIGURE 33
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Be sure all nuts
are securely
tightened.
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Front-To-Rear Mower Adjustment
a. To obtain the best cutting results, your mower
housing should be adjusted so the front and rear
flange distance "'D" (Fig. 34) is 1/2" lower in
front when the mower is positioned in the highest
cutting position. NOTE: MEASURE DISTANCE
"D" FROM GROUND LEVEL TO BOTTOM OF
CURL ON RIGHT REAR FLANGE AND COMPARE
TO DISTANCE "D" AT, BOTTOM OF CURL ON
RIGHT FRONT FLANGE.
b . To raise rear mower, loosen nut "'E'" on both rear
suspension arms. Screw both nuts "'F" up
EQUAL NUMBER OF TURNS (Fig. 35).
c. When distance "'D'" is 1/2" lower at front than
rear tighten nuts "'E".
d. To lower rear of mower, loosen nut "'F'" on both
rear suspension arms an EQUAL NUMBER OF
TURNS (Fig. 36).
e. When distance "D" is 1/2" lower at front than
rear, retighten nuts "E'.
REAR
SUSPENSION
ARM
J
BOTTTOM
OF CURL
D
D
T--'GROUND
LINE
GROUND
LINE
REAR
SUSPENSION
TRUNNION
FIGURE
_P'_!R
34
EA R
NOTE: WHEN ADJUSTING REAR SUSPENSION TRUNNIONS, ALWAYS ADJUST BOTH EQUALLY SO MOWER
WILL STAY LEVEL.
9.
Mower
NUT
Drive Belt Adjustment
"F"
-_//_
BRACKET
3/
J-
Your tractor has been manufactured
with the ability
to re-adjust
mower drive belt to provide
you with
longer belt life.
If the attachment clutch lever travels 3- I/2" up the
slot in the dash before spring tension resistance is
evident, adjustment is necessary. NOTE CHECK FOR
PROPER SPRING TENSION WITH THE ENGINE OFF
AND LIFT LEVER IN HIGHEST POSITION.
FIGURE
ENGINE
PULLEY
IDLER
Lower
the mower
deck
for easier
access.
BELT
;HAFT
ASSEMBLY
EXTENSION
SPRING
a,
iDLER
;GUIDE
35
L.H.
MANDREL
R.N.
MANDREL
b. Using (2) I/2 wrenches, remove the bolt, nut &
D-shaped washers (Fig. 36 - Inset).
c.
Move extension
spring from lower end of slot to
upper end in rock shaft assembly and install bolt,
nut & the D-shaped washers,
d,
Tighten
washers
bolt and nut to secure
(flat side down).
the
D-shaped
SPRING r
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NOTE: WHEN INSTALLING A NEW BELT, EXTENSION SPRING MUST BE RETURNED TO LOWER END
OF SLOT (ORGINAL POSITION) ON ROCK SHAFT
ASSEMBLY.
R.H. PIVOT
BRACKET
BOLT,
\
L.H,
BRACKET
FIGURE 36
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REPAIR
& ADJUSTMENT
MANDREL
11. Storage
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. Give
blades and underside of housing a good coat of grease
or rust preventative. Store in a clean dry area.
ASSEMBLY
A.
NOTE: GASOLINE STORAGE STABILIZER (SUCH AS
STA-BIL) MUST BE ADDED TO GASOLINE WHEN STORING UNIT. SUCH AN ADDITIVE WILL MINIMIZE FUEL
GUM DEPOSITS PREVENTING A CLOGGED FUEL
SYSTEM. FOLLOW DIRECTIONS PACKAGED WITH
STA-BIL.
FLANGES
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Fuel System
I
BLADE
WASHE
Run engine 10 minutes after adding STA-BIL to gasoline
to allow additive to reach carburetor.
LOCKWASHER
HEX BOLT GR, 5
B.
FIGURE
Engine Oil
37
Drain (with engine warm) and replace
engine oil, (See chart page 16).
with
clean
C, Cylinder(s)
1, Remove
spark
plug(s).
2. Pour one ounce of oil through spark plug hole(s)
into cylinder(s).
10. Blade Replacement
Raise mower to highest position to permit access to
blades.
a. Remove bolt, Iockwasher and washer (Fig.37)
{turn counterclockwise) (F_ ).
b. Place new blade between flanges, (the word
"'TOP'" is stamped on all blades to assure proper
installation), and secure with washer,/ockwasher
and bolt previously
removed.
TIGHTEN
SECURELY.
D,
4,
Replace
E.
USE GRADE 5 HEAT TREATEDI
After
quire
F.
A GRADE 5 HEAT TREATED BOLT
CAN BE IDENTIFIED BY THREE
LINES ON THE BOLT HEAD AS
SHOWN AT LEFT.
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new
spark
for a few
plug(s).
General
storage,
clean
terminals
a period of time in storage,
recharging.
and
battery
top
of
may re-
Cleaning
Clean engine,
matter•
/
with
position
Battery
2.
BOLTS
TO ATTACH
BLADES.TO
CHECK
IN BLADES
OCCASIONALLY
MAKEBOLTS_
SUREI
BOLTS ARE TIGHT, TORQUE BOLTS 30 - 35 I
• FT. LBS.
Turn ignition key to "'START"
seconds to distribute
oil,
1. Prior to
battery.
!
ALWAYS
3.
battery,
seat,
Store in a Clean Dry Area
finish,
etco of
all foreign
TROUBLESHOOTING
PROBLEM
CAUSE/REMEDY
Push Clutch/Brake Pedal into Brake Position.
Move Attachment Clutch Lever to "Disengaged Position
Fill Fuel Tank with Gasoline. Check Fuel Line and Carburetor
(clean if necessary) Replace Fuel Filter
Check fuse for fault and replace
Recharge or replace Battery
Check Wiring
Replace Spark Plug(s) and adjust gap
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WILL NOT START
WILL NOT TURN
ENGINE CLICKS
HARD
ENGINE
Charge Battery
Replace Ignition Switch
Depress Clutch/Brake
Pedal
Disengage
Attachment
Clutch
Replace Interlock Switch
Replace Solenoid
Replace Fuse
Check All Wire Connections
OVER
BUT WON'T
Replace Starter
Charge or Replace
START
Lever
Battery
Place Throttle Control in "FAST" position
and run starter several times to clear out gas
Remove and clean Fuel Tank and lines. Replace Fuel Filter
Remove Air Filter and clean
Replace Spark Plug(s) and adjust gap
Replace Battery
Check the wiring and Spark Plug(s)
Drain Fuel Tank and Carburetor, use fresh fuel and
replace Spark Plug(s)
Make necessary adjustments to Carburetor
Major Engine Overhaul
TO START
MISSES
(SEE INDEX)
OR LACKS
Shift to a lower gear or reduce load
Remove and clean Fuel Tank; replace Fuel Filter
Remove and clean Air Cleaner
Make necessary
carburetor adjustments
Clean Air Screen
Add or change oil
Replace Spark Plug(s)
Check Spark Plug/s) and check for loose wires
Major Engine overhaul
Drain Fuel Tank and Carburetor
and refill
POWER
Clean Air Screen
ENGINE
Add or change off
Clean Engine Cooling Fins
Remove and clean Muffler or replace
Remove and clean Air Filter
Use fresh fuel and adjust Carburetor
OVERHEATS
NO LIGHTS
WON'T
Check Fuse, Switch
Headlight Bulbs
and wire connections.
Replace
Check for Fuse fault and replace
Replace Battery
Replace Diode Assembly
Replace Alternator
CHARGE
OPERA TOR PRESENCE SYSTEM WILL NOT SHUT DOWN
_HEN OPERATOR LEA VES SEA 7",
Jote: This tractor is equipped with an operator presence sens-
Engage attachment
clutch
Check all wire connections
Check seat switch Check operator
Check PTO Switch.
the enigne running and the attchment clutch engaged will shut
ing
system.
Any attempt by the operator to leave the seat with
down
the engine.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
UNSATISFACTORY
MOWER PERFORMANCE
UNEVEN DISTRIBUTION
OF CLIPPINGS
Check air pressure in tiros
Chock front to rear and side to side mower adjustment
Use a slower ground speed
Check engines RPM's {refer to Carburetor Adjustment)
Replace mower blades
Reinstall mower blades with top of blade up
Replace with proper mower blades
Re-adjust mower drive belt
MOWER
Install new Mower Drive Belt
Reinstall Mower Drive Belt
Adjust Mower Drive Belt
Replace Frozen Mandrel
Replace Frozen Idler Pulley
BLADES
EXCESSIVE
WIND
MOWER
ROWING
OF GRASS
UNEVEN
WILL NOT ROTATE
ViBRATiON
STRIPPING
Replace Bent or UnbalancedBlades
Replace Mandrel, Straighten Deck or replace
OR DROPPING
Let grass dry out
Clean underside of Mower Deck
CLIPPINGS
Readjust Mower
CUT OR SCALPING
SERVICE
Readjust Mower
RECORD
SCHEDULE
SERVICE
RECORD
Fil! in dates as you complete regular service
,,,,
,
FIRST
2
HOURS
EVERY
5
HOURS
EVERY
25
HOURS
EVERY EVERY
50
100
HOURS HOURS
,,,,, ...................
B_ades
X
Brake Adjustment
×
L
×
Check Battery
Change Engine Oil
×
X
X
Check Engine Oil Level
Clean Air Cleaner Element
×
Check Muffler
X
Clean Air Screen
X
Lubricate
X
Tractor
, ,,,,,,,,,,
X
Replace Spark Plugs
,,,,,,, ,,,
X
Replace Air Cteaner Element
............
,,,
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X
Check Tire Pressure
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Sears, Roebuck and Co. reserves the right to make any
changes in design or improvements
without imposing
any obligation
to install
the same upon its terms
heretofore
manufactured.
10 H.P. 36"
RIDBNG LAWN
TRACTOR--MODEL
NUMBER
917.254220
SCHEMATIC
.
12V
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RED
INTERLOCK SWITCHES
CLUTCH/BRAKE
ATT'MENT
CLUTCH'
[PEDAL UP)
(CLUTCH OFF)
---1
_-,..
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WHITE
S
IGNITION
SWITCH
FUSE
__a"_
RED
OB
30 AMP
IGNITION
SWITCH
STD365402
POSITION
CIRCUIT
OFF
M-G
ON
B-L
RED
COIL
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START
3 AMPS DC
AT 3600 RPM,
B-S
ORANGE
)
BATTERY
:;}0 VOLTS
IN LINE
AC (MIN)
..........
L,GHTSW
BROW
/3
WIRING
INSULATED
CLIPS
NOTE: IF WIRING
INSULATED
CLIPS
WERE REMOVED
FOR SERVICING
OF
UNIT, THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED TO
PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING,
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CHASSIS
GROUND
REPAIR PARTS
10 H.P. 36'" RIDING LAWN TRACTOR--MODEL
NUMBER
917.254220
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ELECTRICAL
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19 35
REPAIR
\RTS
',,.
,.P. 36"' RIDING LAWN
TRACTOR"MODEL
NUMBER
917.254220
ELECTRICAL
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KEY
NO.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
!1
!2
13
14
15
7_6
17
18
19
20
PART
NO.
7662J
105386X
109366X
109310X
!05381X
104445X
105372X
109553X
STD365402
!08824X
STD551125
STD541225
STD522505
73510400
4559J
1105040O
719J
5114J
109787X
2033J
DESCRIPTION
Bulb, Light
Harness, Light Socket
Harness, Ignition
Key, Molded
Switch, Light
Switch, Interlock, Clutch Pedal
Tray, Battery
Switch, Interlock, Attachment
Clutch
Switch, Ignition
Fuse, 30 Amp
*Washer, Lock 1/4
*Nut, Hex Jam 1/4-20
*Bolt, Hex, I/4-20x
1/2 Gr.5
Nut, Keps I/4-20
Cable Assembly
Washer, Lock, Ext. Tooth. 1/4
Cover, Terminal
Cable, Battery
Bezel, Switch
Cable, Battery
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
2 1
22
2 3
STD522507
STD551025
STD541025
2 4
25
2 6
2 7
28
104923X
105371X
STD541625
11030400
72240460
29
30
109081X
109596X
3 1
32
33
34
3 5
36
3 7
109869X
7192J
73951000
105687X
109788X
19221616
71034008
101539X
109494X
*STANDARD
A
B
12
C
13
D
®'°
, 33
*Bolt, Hex I/4-20
x 3/4
*Washer
9/32 x 5/8 x 16 Ga.
*Nut, Flex 1/4-20
Battery,
12V., Sears
Terminal
Guard
* Wing Nut 1/4-20
Int/Ext.
Tooth Lockwas!Ter
1/4
Battery
Bolt (Bolt - Carriage,
Sq. Neck
Solenoid
I/4-20
x 7-
Rd. lid.
1/2)
Clamp,
Hose
Switch
_ Seat
Cable Tie
Nut-Keps
#10-32
.Tube, Plastic
Nut - Ignition
Washer
11/16x
1 x 16 Ga.
Screw - Hex Washer Hd. 10 - 32 x
1/2
Sheet - Instruction,
Owners
Manual
HARDWARE--PURCHASE
Tractor
LOCALLY
15 o Slope
REPAIR PARTS
10 H.P.
36"
RIDING
LAWN
TRACTOR---MODEL
ENCLOSURE
65
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A
NUMBER
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REPAIR
p,_RT-_.
10 H.P. 36'" RIDING
LAWN
TRACTOR--MODEL
NUMBER
917.254.220
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KEY
NO.
co
PART
NO.
1
2
1 I0054X
17490612
3
17490616
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
1103561_
_05529X
73680500
I05512X
105514X
109672X
19131312
STD523707
73680600
17490608
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
2 1
22
23
24
25
26
2 7
29
30
32
109873X
106006X
105465X
I05464X
STD533707
105466X
108504X
108505X
108067X
2751R
108361X
108360X
19131210
10964 lX
106005X
109745X
105797X
DESCRIPTION
KEY
NO.
Seat
Screw, Hex Washer Thd. Roll
3/8-16 x 3/4 Type TT
Screw, Hex Washer Thd. Rolling
3/8-t6 x 7
Bracket - Pivot, Seat
Belt, Shoulder, 5/!6-18
Nut, Lock, 5/16-18
Spring - Compression
Clamp, Spring
Fender
Washer 13/32 x 13/16 :_ 12 Ga.
* Bolt, Flex, 3/8-16 x 3/4
Nut, Lock 3/8-16
Screw, Hex Washer Thd. Roll 3/816 x I/2
Bracket, Fender
Bezel, L.H.
Footrest, L.H.
Footrest, R.H.
* Bolt, Cart. 3/8-16 x 3/4
Pad, Footrest
Bracket, Pivot, Gdll, R.H.
Bracket, Pivot, Grill, L.H.
Pal Nut 1/4-20
Clip - Fuel Line
Lens, L.H,
Lens, R.H.
Washer 13/32 x3/4 x 10 Ga.
Grommet
Bezel, R.H.
Strap Assembly - Grill
Hinge, Hood, L.H,
3 3
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
4 1
42
43
44
46
4 7
48
49
50
5 1
52
53
54
55
56
5 7
56
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
105792X
105682X
105678X
108500X
108501X
106927X
106929X
106969X
10248 l X
109866X
109412X
109867X
105801X
105606X
105607X
4900J
I05804X
105808X
109196X
STD551137
19131212
STD523710
10630 IX
106300X
10681 tX
106812X
106974X
19132012
106909X
1069 I OX
10691 l X
I05602X
105803X
"
*STANDARD
A
B
C
6
26
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DESCRIPTION
PART
NO.
Hinge, Hood, R.H.
Hood Assembly
Grill Assembly
Bracket, Frame, Pivot, R.H.
Bracket, Frame, Pivot, L.H,
Side Panel, R.H.
Side Panel, L.H.
Chassis Assembly
Drawbar
Pan - Seat
Cap, Spring
Spring; Compression
Decal - Reflective, rear
Decal, Grill Craftsman
Decal, Grill, Stripe
Decal, Clutch/Brake
Decal, 10 H.P.
Decal, 4 Speed, 36"
Decal, V-Belt Schematic
*Washer - Lock 3/8
Washer 13/32 x 3/4 x 12 Ga,
*Bolt, Hex 3/6-16 x!
Guide -Belt, Lower, Eng. Pulley, L.H.
Guide -Belt, Lower, Eng. Pulley. R.H.
Decal - Stripe, Side Panel, L.H.
Decal - Stripe, Side Panel, R. H.
Decal- OPEl, Caution
Washer 13/32 x 1-I/4 x 12 Ga,
Screw - Special
Washer
Clip
Decal- Stripe, L.H.
Decal - Stripe, R,H.
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Arrester
Screen Assembly
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REPAUR PARTS
10 H.P. 36"
RIDeNG LAWN
TRACTOR--MODEL
NUMBER
917.254220
_3RIVE
KEY
NO.
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PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
108871X
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
11
105731X
6404J
STD551143
7477O728
!05732X
13280320
13200300
31927
17490620
12
13
14
15
16
105640X
t06342X
105734X
I05701X
17490640
17
110066X
18
19
20
21
22
23
STD523727
73680600
STD580025
105703X
12000028
109167X
STD523710
17490512
26
27
28
29
30
3I
32
33
34
35
_
7
9
40
41
42
43
44
108171X
109368X
4921H
106190X
STD523107
73680500
109370X
109369X
105842X
STD523707
19252616
106933X
1_J_99X,
71040412
STD551137
STD561210
19151216
104777X
17490612
45
46
47
48
19131312
105730X
109070X
4470J
KEY
NO o
Engine, IOHP, Tecumseh Model No.
143.376022
Pulley, Engine
Spacer
*Washer, Lock 7/16
Bolt, Hex 7/16- 20 x 1 - 3/4
V-Belt, Drive
Nipple, Pipe
Elbow, Std. 3/818 NPT
Plug, Pipe
Screw, Hex Washer, 3/8 - 16 x 1 1/4
Strap, Torque, Engine
Spacer
Isomount Assembly.
Washer - Shift Plate
Screw, Flex Washer, 3/8 _ 16 x 2 I/2
Transaxle, 4 Speed, Foote, Model
4150-41 (see pages 3_ and 37 for
parts breakdown)
*Bolt, Flex 3/8 - 16 x. 2 - 3/4
Nut, Lock 3/8 - 16
*Key, Woodruff
Pulley, Transaxl_
Ring, Retainer
Bracket, Trans_xle
*Bolt, Hex 3/8 - 16 x 1
Screw, Hex VVasher Thread Rolling
5/16 - !8 x. 3/4
Support, B_ttery
Keeper, B_Jlt, L.H.
Retainer, Spring
Clam£,
*Bolt, Hex 5/16 - 18 x 3/4
Nu_t, Lock 5/16- 18
Sotrap, Locator
IL'eeper, Belt, R.H.
S.trap, Torque, Transaxle
*Bolt, Hex 3/8 - 16 x 3/4
Washer 25/32 x 1 - 5/8 x 16 Ga.
Knob, Control
Rod, Shifter
Bolt, Hex I/4 - 28 x 3/4 Gr. 8
* Washer - Lock 3/8
*Cotter Pin, 1/8 x 1
Washer 15/32 x 3/4 x t6 Ga.
Retainer, Belt
Screw, Hex Washer Thd. Rolling 3/8 16 x 3/4
.
Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 12 Ga.
Keeper, Belt, Engine
Keeper, Belt
Spacer
A
B
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D'
E
F
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56,
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
7!
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
PART
NO,
DESCRIPTION
4859J
106298X
106706X
STD5237"_5
105zogx
2_'lJ
12000039
105710X
76020412
105724)(
109127X
106888X
73350600
STD551131
I05758X
71673
109037X
8883R
19252016
STD571810
106918)(
STD580025
STD580105
I04757X
59192
65139
106268X
7152J
106108X
I09502X
12000001
STD533707
19091210
STD551125
106157X
105706X
106499X
106299X
2751R
105700X
106919X
19131316
74760644
721.44
110285X
74030510
101326L
17450808
Idler, Flat
Pulley, Idler
Bellcrank Assembly
(Inc. Key No. 84)
"Bolt,
Hex 3/816 x 1 - 1/2
Spring,
Return, Clutch
Washer,
Hardened
Ring, Klip
Link, Clutch
Pin, Cotter
1/8 x 3/4
Bracket,
Clutch
Rod, Brake
Spring, Rod, Brake
Nut - Jam 3/8 - 16
*Washer
- Lock 5/16
Rod, Brake, Parking
Cap - Plunger
Shaft, Foot Pedal
Cover - Pedal
Washer 25/32 x 1 - 1/4 x 16 Ga.
*Pin, Roll, 3/16 x 1
Arm, Brake
*Key,
Woodruff
*Key, Square 3/16 x 2
Cap, Hub, Rear
Cap, Valve
Stem, Valve
Tire, Rear - 18 x 9. 50 x 8
Tube, Tire (not furnished with tractor)
Rim Assembly,
Rear
Spacer, Split
E-Ring
* Bolt, Carriage 3/816 x 3/4
Washer 9/32 x 3/4 x I0 Ga.
* Washer,
Lock 1/4
Plate - Strap, Torque
Bearing
Retainer
- Belt
Strap - Ground
Clip - Insulated
Spring,
Torsion
Plate, Shift, Rod
Washer
13/32 x t3/16 x 16 Ga.
Bolt - Hex 3/8 - !6 x 2 - 3/4
Gasket
Muffler
Screw
- Cross Recess Fillister
Head
Deflector
- Muffler
Screw - Hex Washer Hd. No.8 - 32 x
!/2
Brace, Muffler
Spring - Brake Return
I08863X
110422X
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LAWN
TRACTOR--MODEL
NUMBER
917.254220
AND FRONT AXLE
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
1
2
109283X
74180512
3
4
5
7
73510500
109816X
110439X
17720408
8
9
10
11
!08456X
105621X
108685X
17190508
12
13
105742X
17490608
14
15
!6
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
t
,
16
11150500
2751R
105810X
100710L
STD541350
I00712K
100713N
100711L
109285X
105643X
STD523712
73680600
98000165
27
28
29
30
37
1!0130X
109284X
109432X
19252616
17490612
32
33
34
6266H
108684X
I06126X
DESCRIPTION
KEY
NO.
Dash
Screw - Truss Hd, Cross Recess
5/16 _ 18 x 3/4
Nut - Keps 5/16 - 18
Nyliner, Snap-In
Control - Throttle
Screw - Hex Thread Cut. 1/4 - 20 x
!/2
Decal - Dash Lower
Dash - Lower
Gear - Pinion
Screw - Hex Washer Hd. Thread Cut.
5/16- 18 x I/2
Saddle
Screw - Hex Washer Hd. Thread
Rolling
3/816 x 1/2
Washer,
Lock, Int. Tooth 5/16
Clip
Decal - Cap, Steering
Wheel
Insert - Steering
Wheel
*Nut - Hex Jam 1/2 - 20
Washer
Wheel - Steering
Adapter
- Steering
Wheel_
Sleeve - Steering
J
Shaft - Steering,
Upper _/"
*Bolt - Hex 3/8 _ I6 x 1 - I/4
Nut - Lock 3/8 - 16
Screw-HexSelfTap.
No. 10- 16x
I/2 TY AB
Retainer
- Steering
Sleeve
v
Bushing
- Steering
"-_
Bracket
- Steering
_"
Washer 25/32 x 1 - 5/8 x 16 Ga,
Screw - Hex Washer
Thread Rolling
3/8 - 16 x 3/4 Type TT
Bearing
- Thrust
Gear - Sector
KeyWoodruff
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
47
48
49
1047-_7X
101930X
109068X
2882J
74580
71208
!08683X
I05663X
I05664X
74761060
105669X
1 I0438X
73901000
17490508
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
12000029
3366R
105715X
102792X
19131416
76020412
STD551137
STD541137
Cap, Hub, Front
Washer,
Hardened
Shaft - Steering,
Lower _/
Pin _ Drive 3/16 x 1
Spacer.
62 7 x .88 x. 695
Bushing
RodSteering
• Support
- Saddle, Rear
Support
- Saddle, Front
Bolt - Hex 5/8 - 1 t x 3 - 3/4
Axle - Front
Spacer Bearing - Axle
Nut - Lock, Flange 5/8 - 11
Screw - Hex Washer
Thread Rolling
5/16 - 18 x 1/2 Type TT
Klip Ring
Bearing
Rod - .Tie
Bushing
Washer
13/32 x 7/8 x 16 Ga.
Pin - Cotter
1/8 x 3/4
* Washer - Lock 3/8
*Nut - Hex 3/8 - 24
Link - Drag
Spindle
- L.H.
Spindle - R.H.
Fitting - Grease
Bearing - Flange
Rim - 6" - Front
Cap - Valve
Stem - Valve
Tire - Rib 15 x 6.00 - 6
Tube - Front (not furnished
with
tractor)
Washer 26/32 x 1 - 1/4 x 16 Ga.
Stop - Mower,
Clutch Lever
_
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
. I05656X
I05654X
278H
9040H
106732X
59192
65139
106217X
59904
68
69
19252016
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*STANDARD
.
A
B
C
(_2
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I
11
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RIDING
LAWN
TRACTOR--MODEL
NUMBER
917.25,$220
LIFT ADJUSTMENT
25
26
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NO.
LAWN
TRACTOR--MODEL
NUMBER
917.254220
ADJUSTMENT
PART
NO.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
I06448X
106932X
106451X
73680600
106452X
19171713
17021008
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
I06447X
109462X
109202X
I01335K
9151R
6999R
17490612
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
106901X
I06810X
I08236X
19131410
73220600
t06920X
105505X
106921X
19292016
12000029
100734K
STD541237
105686X
76020308
28761-/
19131016
J
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27
28
29
3O
RiDiNG
DESCRIPTION
KEY PART
NO. "NO.
Lever, Clutch, Mower
Knob
Bolt, Shoulder
Nut, Lock, 3/816
Bracket, Switch, Interlock
Washer 17/32 x 1- 1/16 x 13 Ga.
Screw, Hex, Tapping, No. 10- 24 x
I/2
Support, Lever, Clutch
Cap, Fuel
Tank, Fuel
Line, Fuel
Grommet
Clamp - Hose
Screw, Flex Washer Thd. Rolling
3/8 - 16 x 3/4
Clamp - Tank, Fuel
Spring - Extension
Bracket - Switch
Washer 13/32 x 7/8 x !0 Ga.
Nut - Hex 3/8 - 16
Panel, Dash, L.H.
Cover, Access
Panel, Dash, R.H.
Washer 26/32 x 1 - 1/4 x 16 Ga.
Klip Ring
Knob
*Nut, Hex Jam 3/8 - 16
Rod, Adjust, Lift
Pin, Cotter 3/32 x 1/2
Spring
Washer 13/32 x 5/8 x 16 Ga.
A
B
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
I01272K
19151216
12000037
I05754X
t05768X
I05723X
t05767X
109413X
4939M
110029)(
t06204X
t05855X
I05862X
t05848X
t05863X
t06308X
STD541250
9t35R
19171516
4921H
105864X
106444)(
STD523707
109728X
76020412
105764X
I06446X
275tR
5320R
STD533707
*STANDARD
C
37
D
E
DESCRIPTION
Trunnion, Depth Stop
Washer 15/32 x 3/4 x 16 Ga.
Klip Ring
Shaft, Lift
Lever, Assembly
Plunger
Pin - Groove
Grip, Handle
Retainer, Spring
Link, Lift
Trunnion, Lift
Link, Lift, Adjustable
Arm, Suspension, R.H.
Bolt, Shoulder, 3/8- 16
Arm, Suspension, L.H.
Trunnion, Lift, Lower
* Nut - Hex Fin. 1/2 - 13
Retainer, Spring
Washer 17/32 x 15/16 x 16 Ga.
Retainer, Spring
Bracket, Suspension
Bracket, Bellcrank
* Bolt, Hex 3/8 - I6 x 3/4
Beficrank Assembly
Pin, Cotter, 1/8 x 3/4
Rod Assembly - Lever, Lift
Rod, Clutch, Primary
Clip, Fuel Line
Clip
*Bolt, Carriage 3/8- 16 x 3/4
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MOWER
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RiDiNG
LAWN
TRACTOR--MODEL
NUMBER
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917.254220
1
REPAIR PARTS
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KEY
NO.
I
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
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29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
10 H.P. 36"
MOWER
PART
NO.
TRACTOR--MODEL
DESCRIPTION
106085X
105689X
8417J
73680600
19111216
72140505
105896X
110452X
106734X
106735X
106755X
105814X
105304X
I05662X
I05744X
74760412
I05872X
105743X
STD523707
73680500
109598X
I09597X
STD533107
3713J
109503X
109504X
106975X
I06461X
STD523720
I08832X
106902X
102403X
106513X
102669X
105891X
100668L
17490612
17490620
B
5
20
_
C
E
20
0
Q
4
NUMBER
KEY
NO.
V-Belt
Housing
Runner, R.H.
Nut, Lock, 3/8- 16
Washer 11/32 x 3/4 x 16 Ga.
Bolt, Carr., 5/16 - 18 x 5/8
Bracket, Deflector
Nut
Spring, Deflector
Rod - Hinge
Deflector - Shield
Decal
Cap
Link, Parallel
Pin - Hinge, Front
Bolt - Hex I/4 - 20 x 3/4
Stop, Link
Pin - Hinge, Rear
*Bolt - Hex 3/8 - 16 x 3/4
Nut, Lock 5/16 - 18
Bracket, Lift, R.H.
Bracket, Lift, LH.
*Bolt, Cart. 5/16 - 18 x 3/4
Instruction - Caution Decal
Arm, Support
Stop, Deck, Front
Decal - Safety Standard
Guide, Belt
*Bolt - Hex 3/8 - 16 x 2
Arm, Idler
Spacer - Retainer
Pulley - Idler
Washer, Wear, 1/16
Keeper, Belt
Mandrel Assembly
Plate, Support, Mandrel
Screw, Hex Washer Hd. 3/8 - 16 x 3/4
Screw, Hex Washer Hd. 3/8 - 16 x
1 - I/4
A
0
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G
H
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
66
67
68
69
70
73
74
75
76
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
Blade, 36"
Washer
13/32 x 1 - 1/4 x 12 Ga.
* Washer,
Lock 3/8
*Bolt, Flex, 3/824 x 1 - i/2 Gr. 5
Spring,
Extension
Rod - Clutch, Mower
Spring - Retainer
* Pin, Cotter 3/32 x 3/4
I06634X
19132012
STD551137
STD632715
108250X
108235X
4921H
STD560907
109892X
76020616
!08247X
STD533707
109893X
!08243X
" I08241X
105857X
108673X
106578X
106463X
!08249X
106456X
100672K
100673L
106514X
19! 1!016
74760684
7631J
19131614
72140610
78850
73680400
STD551037
19132012
106679X
76020308
19131316
Rock Shaft Assembly
Pin, Cotter,
3/!6
x 1
Rod, Brake, Primary
* Bolt, Cart'. 3/8 - 16 x 3/4
Washer
- Special
Bracket,
Pivot, R.H.
Bracket,
Pivot, L.H.
Bracket,
Suspension,
Rear, R.H_
Bracket,
Suspension,
Rear, L.H.
Brake Assembly
Rod, Brake, Secondary
LH.
Rod, Brake, Secondary,
R.H.
Bracket,
Brake, Pivot
Spacer, Brake
Bracket,
Support
Washer,
Wear 3/16
Washer
13/32 x ! x 14 Ga.
Bolt, 3/8 - 16 x 5 - 1/4
Runner, L.H.
Washer13/32
x 1 x !4 Ga.
Bolt, Carr. 3/816 x 1 - 1/4
DecalWarning
Nut - Lock 1/4.20
*Washer
13/32 x 13/16 x t6 Ga.
Washer
!3/32
x t1/4 x !2 Ga.
Decal - Warning
Pin, Cotter,
3/32 x 1/2
Washer
13/32 x 13/16 x t6 Ga.
*STANDARD
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TRANSAXLE
RIDmNG LAWN TRACTOR--MODEL
FOOTE--iVlODEL NUMBER 4150-43
NUMBER
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15
31
32
36
37
38
48
39
49
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13
40
41
50
42
43
69
45
50
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:9
54
53
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63
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58
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62
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68
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TRANSA×LE
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
9
10
11
12
106845X
2276J
2274J
68003
105904X
105905X
2267J
2233J
2232J
2231J
223OJ
2229J
2228J
2227J
2226J
105906X
6725J
2228J
2257J
110077X
13
14
110078X
105909X
105910X
105911X
108976X
105913X
105914X
2242J
105915X
2244J
105916X
1059!7X
110070X
108977X
!08978X
108979X
108980X
108455X
105923X
105925X
110079X
105927X
3413J
105928X
110084X
108983X
105930X
105931X
105932X
3417J
!
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
38
38
38
38
RIDH_G LAWi_ TRACTOR--MODEL
FOOTE--MODEL
NUMBER 4150-41
DESCRIPTION
Housing, Upper
Screw, Tapping, 1/4 - 20 × 1.31 Lg.
Screw, Tapping, 114 - 20 × .875 Lg.
Ball, Detent
Spring, Detent
Screw, Set
Ring, Retaining
Washer, Plain, .632 x 1.00 × .020
Washer, Plain, .632 x 1.00 × .026
Washer, Plain, .632 × 1.00 x .031
Washer, Plain, .632 x 1.00 x .036
Washer, Plain, .632 x 1.00 x .041
Washier, Plain, .632 x 1.00 x .046
Washer, Plain, .632 x 1.00 x .050
Washer, Plain, .632 x 1.00 x .060
Washer, Plain, .632 x 1.00 × .082
O-Ring
Washer, Plain, .632 × 1.00 x .046
Key, Woodruff,
No. 9
Assembly, Kit, Input Shaft (Inc. Key
No's 7,8,9,11,13,14,72
& 2 each
Key No's t0 & 71)
Pinion, Bevel, 14T
Ring, Retaining
Chain, 24 Pitches
Bearing Flange
Gear, Spur, 14T
Collar, Clutch
Key, Clutch
Key, Woodruff, No. 3
Shaft, Intermediate
Key, Woodruff, No. 61
Ring, Retaining
Sprocket, 18T, Rev. Clutch
• Spacer
Gear, Spur, 37T
Spacer, .630 x 1.00 x .169
Gear, Spur, 30T
Gear, Spur, 25T
Gear, Spur, 19T
Spacer
Washer, Plain, .640 x 1.37 x .061
Assembly, Gear, Comb, 12T _. 35T
Shaft, Idler
Washer, Plain, .631 × 1.00 x .O10
Sprocket, 9T, Reverse Drive
Gear, Bevel, 42T
Washer, Plain, .758 x 1.12 x .010
Washer, Plain, .758 × 1.12 × .015
Washer, Plain, .758 × t,t2
× .020
Washer, Plain, .758 × 1.12 x .025
Washer, PIain, .758 × 1.25 x .020
NUMBER
917.254220
KEY
NO.
PART
NO,
DESCRIPTION
38
38
38
38
38
38
38
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
4 5
46
4 7
48
4 9
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
6 1
62
63
64
65
66
106097X
2264J
106098X
2265J
106586X
106587X
106588X
2263J
105933X
105934X
106589X
105937X
105936X
105938X
2226J
2272J
2264J
110080X
110081X
105941X
110071X
110072X
110082X
110083X
108986X
108987X
105945X
108988X
64260
108989X
!10073X
108991X
t08992X
110074X
108994X
108995X
67
68
69
70
7 1
72
108996X
73810500
108727X
106596X
106782X
Washer,
Ptain, .758 x 1.25 x .025
Washer,
Ptain, .758 × 1.25 × .O3!
Washer,
Piain, .758 x 1.25 × .035
Washer,
Plain, .758 × 1.25 x .040
Washer,
Plain, .758 x 1.25 x .045 _
Washer,
Plain, .758 x 1.25 x ,050
Washer,
Plain, .758 x 1,25 x .055
Washer,
Plain, .758 × 1.25 x .062
Gear, Spur, 12T
Gear, Spur, 20T
Gear, Spur, 25T
Gear, Spur, 31T
Spacer
Shaft,
Drive, Splined
Washer,
Plain, .640 x 1.OO × .O60
Seal, Felt
Washer,
Plain, .758 x 1.25 x .031
Axle, L.H.
Gear, Miter,
15T
Ring, Retaining
Gear, Spur, 32T
Shaft,
Cross
Gear, Miter,
15T
Axle, R.H.
Ass'y.,
Shifter
Cap., Support
Housing,
Lower
Puck, Friction
Disc, Brake
Spacer
Assembly
Jaw, Brake
Pin, Dowel
Lever, Actuating
Bracket,Anti-Rotation
Spacer,
.323 × .563 x 1.00 Lg.
Screw,
Tapping,
5t16 - 18 x 2.50
Lg.
Washer,
Plain, .32!
× 1.00 x .055
Nut, Lock, 5/16 - 24
V-Ring
Screw, Tapping 5/16 - 18 x t .44 Lg.
Bearing,
Needle
+ Input Shaft
*USE IN VARIOUS COMBINATIONS
PROPER CLEARANCES
+NOT
41
SOLD
SEPARATELY--ORDER
TO MAINTAIN
KEY NO,
12
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10 H.P. 36" RiDiNG LAWN
ENGnNE TECUMSEH--MODEL
TRACTOR---MODEL
I'_UiVIBER 917.254220
NUMBER 143.376022
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NUMBERS HERE
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123B
35
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Ref.
No.
P_t
No.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
35379
28277
35O82
32651
31335
650548
34O43
35202
338O2
65O777
35203
650807
17
18
19
35319
35424
650561
2O
23
24
35388
27652
3486O
24
34861
24
34862
24A
24A
34863
34864
24A
34865
25
25
25
26
27
28
29
3O
- 34866
34867
34868
27888
35373
65O882
34034
35,381
35
36
37
38
39
4O
33273A
30688
650128
31356
*35262
35382
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
46
49
31927
35319
30668
31707A
30590A
35378
29193
30568A
65O833
53
53
27878A
27880A
54
54
34035
34036
55
56
57
58
27882
34689
27881
32581
_34923
34030
33636
61
6021A
TRACTOR--MODEL
NUMBER
I_UMBER 143.376022
P_tName
Cylinder Assy. (Incl. Nos. 17 8 23)
Washer, Rat
Rod, Governor
Lever, Governor
Clamp, Governor lever
Screw, Hex washer hd, 8-32 x 5/16
Spring, Extension
Lever, Control
Spring, Compression
Screw, Fil. hd,, 6-32 x 9/16
Spring, Control
Screw,
Hex washer
hd. shoulder,
t0_32 x 7/16
Seal, Oil
Baffle, Blower housing
Screw, Hex washer hd. Duriok, 1/4-20
x 6/8
Crankshaft
Pin, Dowel
Piston, Pin El" Ring Assy. (Std,) (Incl.
Nos, 24A, 25 8- 26)
Piston, Pin _f Ring Assy. (.010 oversize} (Incl. Nos. 24A, 25 8- 26)
Piston,
Pin El- Ring Assy. (.020 oversize) (Incl. No. 24A, 25 8 26)
Piston 8 Pin Assy. (Std.} (Incl. No. 26)
Piston
e Pin Assy.
(.0t0
oversize)
(incl. No. 26)
Piston
8- Pin Assy.
(.020 oversize)
(Incl. No. 26)
Ring Set, Piston (Std.)
Ring Set, Piston (.010 oversize)
Rihg Set, Piston (.020 oversize)
Pin, Piston pin retaining
Rod Assy., Connecting
(Incl. No. 28)
Screw, Connecting
rod
Lifter, Valve
Camshaft
(Mechanical
Compression
Release}
Extension,
Blower housing
Screw, Hex hd. Seres, 1/4-20 x 1/2
Screw, Fit. hd. Seres, 10-24 x 1/2
Pump, Oil
Gasket, Mounting
flange
Flange Ass,/,, Mounting
(Incl, Nos, 4t,
42, 43 _ 45)
Plug, Oil drain
Seal, Oil
Shaft, Governor
Spacer, Governor gear (incl. No. 45)
Washer, Flat
Gear Assy., Governor (tnct, No. 45)
Ring, Retaining
Spool, Governor
Screw,
Hex washer
hd. Powerlok,
1/4-20 x 1-3/!6
Valve, Exhaust {Std.) (Incl. No. 58)
Valve, Exhaust (-1/32'" oversize) (Incl.
No. 58)
VaLve, tntake (Std.) (lncl. No. 58)
Valve,
Intake (1/32"
oversize)
(incl.
No. 58)
Cap, Upper valve spring (Exhaust)
Seal Assy., Intake valve
Spring, Valve
Cap, Lower valve spring
Gasket, Cylinder head
Head, Cylinder
Plug, Spark (Champion
J-8, Autolite
456 or equivalent)
Exc_.x£__[
for
Screw, Hex flange hd., 5/16-18 x 1- 1/2
I R,e
i No.
Part
No.
63
64
65
66
650K94A
650_
650691
6507_
67
68
33_2A
650738
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
*278.96
28423
28424
28425
27627
650128
29752
*33263
34926
"27915
30088A
650378
33261
650738
87
88
9O
3386O
35201
30200
91
92
27793
28942
96
96,
97
98
33997
35437
34094A
29747B
101
102
102A
106
107
108
29774
26460
34279A
34809
34910
650834
109
6507_
110
111
112
113
114
115
123
t23B
124
125
126
127
128
129
130
133
134
135
136
138
139
*33629 '
*34912
34911
33992A
33589A
3359O
29443
27275
32589
611093
65O88O
650881
34113
35411
L
43-
650872
35135
610118
650814
650873
611096
917.254220
P_tName
Screw, Hex flange hd., 5/16-18 x 2
Washer,
Belleville
Washer,
Flat
Screw, Hex spinlock hd. thread forming, 5/t6-18
x 3/4
Cover, Cylinder head
Screw,
Hex
washer
spinlock
hd.
thread forming,
1/4-20 x 5/8
Gasket, Breather
Body, Breather
Element, Breather
Cover, Breather
Tube, Breather
Screw, Fil, hd. Sems, 10-24 x 1/2
Nut 8- Lockwasher
Assy., I/4-28
Gasket, Carburetor
Pipe, Intake
Gasket, Intake pipe
Screw, Fil. hd. Sems, 1/4-28 x 1
Screw, Fil. hd. Sems, 5/16-18 x 1-1/8
Bracket, Intake pipe
Screw,
Hex
washer
spinlock
hd.
thread formlng,
1/4-20 x 5/8
Link, Governor-to-throttle
Bracket Assy., Controt
Screw, Hex washer hd. self-tap Sems,
10-24 x 9/16
Clip, Conduit
Screw, Hex washer hd. Sems, 10-32 x
3/8
Clip, Oil fill tube
Clip, Oit fill tube
Housing, Blower
Screw, Phil, hex hd, Sems, 5/16-24 x
21/32
Line, Fuel
Clamp, Fuel line
Filter, Fuel (Incl. No, 102)
Body, Air cleaner
Element, Air cleaner
Screw,
FiL hd. Sems, Pilot Point,
10-32 x 1-17/32
Screw, Hex hd. taptite w/fiatwasher,
10-24 x 11/!6
Gasket, Air cleaner
Gasket, Blower housing
Cover, Air cleaner
Tube, Oil fill
Dipstick,
Oil (Inc!, No. 115)
"O" Ring
Clip, Spring
Clip, Hi-tension wire
Key, Flywheel
Flywheel (3 Amp w/ring gear)
Washer,
Flywheel
Nut, Flywheel
Plug, Blower housing
Screen, Starter
Pop Rivet (Can be purchased locally)
Stud, Solid state mounting
Solid State Assy. (Incl, No, 135)
Cover, Spark plug
Screw, Hex hd Sems, 10-24 x 1
Screw, Hex hd, Sems, 1/4-20 x 3/4
Coil Assy., Alternator
(3 Amp D.C,)
(incl, Nos. 140, 141 8- !42)
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Gasket Set, Ref. No. 1_).
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No.
140
14t
142
154
155
157
Part
No.
610935
610921
610922
30688
34346
632282
CARBURETOR
TRACTOR---MODEL
NUMBER
NUMBER 143.376022
PartName
Diode
Body, Connector
Terminal, Female
Screw, Hex hd. Seres, 1/4-20 x !/2
Decal, Instruction
Carburetor (lncL No. 80)
Ref.
No.
159
160
Part
No.
33605
33279D
917.254220
Part Name
Starter Motor (12 Volt)
Gasket Set (lncl. items marked *)
*Indicates Parts Included in
Gasket Set, Ref. No. 160,
NO. 632282
Ref.
No.
Part
Part
No,
632282
1
2
3
4
5
5A
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
[
Name
1 Carburetor
6322431Shaft
t_ Lever Assy., Throttle
Throttle return
632245 l Shutter, Throttle
650505 I Screw, Rd. hd., 4-40 x 3/16
630766
Spring, ldte regulating screw
630766
1 Spring, Main adjustment
screw
650417
Screw, Idle regulating
632246
1 Shaft 8 Lever Assy., Choke
632247 1 Spring, Return
i 632248 Shutter, Choke
63o7481 Plug, Welch
6310271
Plug, Welch
Inlet Needle,
Seat _ Clip Assy.
631021
Incl. No. 13)
13
631022
Clip, Inlet needle
14
632019
Float, Carburetor
15
Shaft, Float
631024
16
631867
Bowl, Float
21
27110
Gasket, Bowl-to.body
22
Nut, Float bowl
632280
23
630740
"O" Ring, Adjustment
screw
24
63228 I
Screw, Idle adjustment
25
631028
Gasket, Bowl-to-body
27
Washer
631184
. 27A 631184
Washer
29
Seat, Dust
631971
29A 631183
Seal, Dust
30
Washer, Flat
630739
31
Fitting,
Fuel
631775
45
6322_
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ENGINE TECUNISEH--MODEL
STARTER
MOTOR
NO.
TRACTOR--MODEL
NUMBER
NUMBER 143.376022
917.254220
33_5
14
11
18
17
No.
19
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11,
t2i,
]
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
46
Part
Name
336O5 Starting Motor, Comp|ete
33451 Cover, Dust
33842 Ring, Retainer
33430 Retainer, Spring
33431 Spring, Anti-drift
33432
Gear
33433
Nut, Engaging
Nut, Lock
,33450
33434 Cap Assy., Drive end
33703
Armature
33759
Housing Assy.
33712 Card Assy., Brush (Incl. No. 12)
33705 Brush Er Spring Kit (incl. 4 pcs. of
No. 13)
33440 Spring, Brush
59O500 Washer, Thrust
33449
Bolt, 10-32 x 4-1/4
33706
Cap Assy., Commutator end
650168 Washer, Flat
650723
Nut, Hex
34685 Terminal Insulators
GUIDE
FOR SIGHTL__
SLOPES
FOR SAFE OPERATION
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Operate your Tractor up and down the face of slopes (not
greater than 15 °); never across the face. Make turns
gradually to prevent tipping or loss of control. Exercise
extreme caution when changing direction on slopes.
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L T _OHP ELECTRIC
4 SPEED - 36""
LA
TRACTOR
MODEL NO.
917.254220
START
The "Model Number will be found on the Model Plate attached to
the Fender. Always provide the Model Number when requesting
service or repair parts for your Lawn Tractor.
All parts listed herein may be ordered
from
Center/Departments
and most Sears Stores.
any
Sears
Service
WHEN ORDERING REPAIR PARTS, ALWAYS GIVE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
•
THE PART NUMBER
0
THE PART DESCRIPTION
@ THE MODEL NUMBER
0
THE NAME OF MERCHANDISE
HOW TO ORDER
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has added value when you consider Sears
has service units nationwide
staffed with Sears trained technicians
having the parts, tools and the equipment
to insure that we meet
our pledge to you,"We
Service What We Sell".
Sears,
Roebuck
and
Co.
Chicago,
IL 60684
U.S.A.
109494X-5.
19.87
Printed in U.S.A.
Rev. 2