Craftsman 917.276041 Owner`s manual

Owner's
Manual
CRRFTSMRN°
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25.0 HE 50"Mower
Electric Start
Automatic Transmission
Model No.
917.276041
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this Owner's
Manual.
Read and follow all Safety
Rules and instructions before
operating this equipment.
For answers to your questions
about this product, Call:
1-800°659°5917
Sears Craftsman Help Line
5 am o 5 pm, Mort o Sat
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179
Visit our Craftsman website: www.sears.com/craftsman
U.S.A.
Warranty ................................................
Safety Rules ..........................................
Product Specifications
..........................
AssemblyiPre-Operation
.......................
Operation .............................................
Maintenance
Schedule ........................
2
3
6
8
13
20
Maintenance
........................................
20
Service and Adjustments
.....................
24
Storage ................................................
31
Troubleshooting
...................................
32
Repair Parts .........................................
36
Sears Service ........................
Back Cover
LIMITED WARRANTY
ON CRAFTSMAN
RIDING EQUIPMENT
For two (2) years from the date of purchase, if this Craftsman
Riding Equipment
is
maintained,
lubricated and tuned up according to the instructions
in the owner's manual,
Sears will repair or replace free of charge any parts that are found to be defective in
material or workmanship
according to the guidelines
of coverage listed below. Sears will
also provide free labor for these applicable
warranted parts for the two full years. During
the first 30 days of purchase, there will be no charges to service the product at your
home for issues covered by this warranty. (See exclusions
below).
For your convenience,
IN HOME warranty service will still be available after the first 30 days of purchase, but a trip charge will apply. This charge will be waived if the Craftsman product is
dropped off at an authorized
Sears location. For the nearest authorized
Sears location,
please call 1-800-4-MY-HOME@.
This warranty applies only while this product is within
the United States.
This Warranty does not cover:
Expendable
items which become worn during normal use, including but not limited to
blades, spark plugs, air cleaners, belts, and oil filters.
Standard Maintenance
Servicing, oil changes, or tune-ups.
Tire replacement
or repair caused by punctures from outside objects, such as nails,
thorns, stumps, or glass.
Repairs necessary
because of operator abuse, including but not limited to, damage
caused by towing objects beyond the capability of the riding equipment,
impacting
objects that bend the frame or crankshaft,
or over-speeding
the engine.
Repairs necessary
because of operator negligence,
including but not limited to, electrical and mechanical
damage caused by improper storage, failure to use the proper
grade and amount of engine oil, failure to keep the deck clear of flammable
debris,
or failure to maintain the equipment
according
to the instructions
contained
in the
owner's manual.
• Engine (fuel system) cleaning or repairs caused by fuel determined
to be contaminated or oxidized (stale). In general, fuel should be used within 30 days of its purchase date.
, Normal deterioration
and wear of the exterior finishes, or product label replacement.
, Riding equipment
used for commercial
or rental purposes.
LIMITED WARRANTY
ON BATTERY
For ninety (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
will not hold a charge, Sears will replace the battery at no charge.
During the first 30
days of purchase, there will be no charges to replace the battery at your HOME. After
the first 30 days, for your convenience,
IN-HOME warranty service will still be available but a trip charge will apply. This charge will be waived if the Craftsman product is
dropped off at an authorized
Sears location. For the nearest authorized
Sears location,
please call 1-800-4-MY-HOME@.
This battery
warranty
applies
only while
This warranty gives you specific
vary, from state to state.
Sears,
Roebuck
this product
legal rights,
and Co.,Dept.817WA,
is within the United
States.
and you may also have other rights,
Hoffman
Estates,
IL 60179
which
miVIPORTANT:
This cutting machineis capableof amputatinghands andfeet and throwing objects.Failureto observethe followingsafety instructionscould resultin serious
injury or death.
Do not mow in reverse
In orderto prevent
accidentalstarting when setting up,
transporting,adjustingor making repairs,
alwaysdisconnectspark plug wire and
place wire where it cannotcontact spark
plug.
_LWARNmNG: Do not coast down a
hill in neutral,you may lose controlof the
tractor.
Engineexhaust,some
of its constituents,and certainvehicle
componentscontain or emit chemicals
knownto the State of Californiato cause
cancerand birth defects or other reproductiveharm.
known to the
cancer and
birth defects or other reproductive
Wash hands after handling.
L GENERAL
Data indicates that operators,
age 60
years and above, are involved in a large
percentage
of riding mower=related
injuries. These operators should evaluate
their ability to operate the riding mower
safely enough to protect themselves
and
others from serious injury.
Keep machine free of grass, leaves or
other debris build=up which can touch
hot exhaust / engine parts and burn. Do
not allow the mower deck to plow leaves
or other debris which can cause build-
posts, terminals
contain lead and
lead compounds,
chemicals
State of California to cause
abso-
lutely necessary.
Always look down and
behind 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
parking brake, stop engine, and remove
keys before dismounting.
Turn off blades when not mowing.
Stop engine before removing grass
catcher or unclogging
chute.
Mow only in daylight or good artificial
light.
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 loading or unloading the machine into a trailer or
truck.
Towonly the attachments that are recommendedby and
complywith specificationsof the manufacturerof your tractor.Use common
sensewhen towing.Operateonly at the
lowestpossiblespeed when on a slope.
Tooheavy of a load,while on a slope, is
dangerous. Tires can lose tractionwith
the groundand causeyou to lose control
of your tractor.
,_WARNmNG:
Battery
and related accessories
unless
harm.
OPERATmON
* Read, understand,
and follow all instructions in the manual and on the machine
up to occur. Clean any oil or fuel
spillage before operating or storing the
machine.
Allow machine to cool before
before starting.
Only allow responsible
adults, who are
familiar with the instructions,
to operate
the machine.
storage.
H. SLOPE
Clear the area of objects such as rocks,
toys, wire, etc., which could be picked
up and thrown by the blade.
Be sure the area is clear of other people
before mowing. Stop machine if anyone
enters the area.
, Never carry passengers.
OPERATmON
Slopes are a major factor related to lossof-control and tipover accidents, which can
result in severe injury or death. All slopes
require extra caution.
If you cannot back
up the slope or if you feel uneasy on it, do
not mow it.
3
DO:
Mow up and down slopes, not across.
Remove obstacles such as rocks, tree
limbs, etc.
Watch for holes, ruts, or bumps. Uneven terrain could overturn the machine.
Taft grass can hide obstacles.
Use slow speed.
Choose a low gear
so that you will not have to stop or shift
while on the slope.
Follow the manufacturer's
recommendations for wheel weights or counterweights to improve stability.
Use extra care with grass catchers or
other attachments.
These can change
the stability of the machine.
Keep all movement on the slopes slow
and gradual.
Do not make sudden
changes in speed or direction.
Avoid starting or stopping on a slope. If
tires lose traction,
disengage
the blades
and proceed slowly straight down the
slope.
DO NOT:
o Do not turn on slopes unless necessary, and then, turn slowly and gradually
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
• Do not
traction
• Do not
putting
• Do not
slopes.
In.
mow on wet grass. Reduced
could cause sliding.
try to stabilize the machine by
your foot on the ground.
use grass catcher on steep
Ill.
CHILDREN
Tragic accidents can occur if the operator
is not alert to the presence of children.
Children are often attracted to the machine and the mowing activity. Never assume that children will remain where you
last saw them.
Keep children out of the mowing area
and under the watchful care of another
responsible
adult.
Be alert and turn machine
enter the area.
off if children
Before and when backing, look behind
and down for small children.
Never carry children.
They may fall off
and be seriously injured or 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
Use extra care in handling gasoline and
other fuels. They are flammable
and
vapors are explosive.
-Use only an approved container.
- Never remove gas cap or add fuel
with the engine running. Allow
engine to cool before refueling. Do
not smoke.
-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 nuts and bolts, especially
blade
attachment
bolts, tight and keep equipment in good condition.
Never tamper with safety devices.
Check their proper operation regularly.
Keep machine free of grass, leaves, or
other debris build-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
to wear, damage, and deterioration,
which could expose moving parts or
allow objects to be thrown. Frequently
check components
and replace with
manufacturer's
recommended
parts,
when necessary.
Mower blades are sharp and can cut.
Wrap the blade(s) or wear gloves, and
use extra caution when servicing them.
Check brake operation frequently.
Adjust and service as required.
@@@@@
Be sure the area is clear of other people
before mowing. Stop machine if anyone
enters the area.
Remove obstacles such as rocks, tree
limbs, etc.
Watch for holes, ruts, or bumps. Uneven
terrain could overturn the machine. Tall
Never carry passengers
or children
even with the blades off.
Do not mow in reverse unless abso-
grass can hide obstacles.
Use slow speed. Choose a low gear
so that you will not have to stop or shift
while on the slope.
Avoid starting or stopping on a slope. If
tires lose traction, disengage the blades
and proceed slowly straight down the
slope.
If machine stops while going uphill,
disengage
blades, shift into reverse and
back down slowly.
Do not turn on slopes unless necessary,
and then, turn slowly and gradually
downhill, if possible.
lutely necessary. Always look down and
behind before and while backing.
Never carry children. They may fall off
and be seriously injured or interfere with
safe machine operation.
Keep children out of the mowing area
and under the watchful care of another
responsible
adult.
Be alert and turn machine
enter the area.
off if children
Before and when backing, look behind
and down for small children.
Mow up and down slopes
(15 ° Max), not
across.
5
PRODUCT
In the state of California
SPECIFmCATIONS
Gasoline
5 Gallons
Capacity
and Type:
Unleaded
Regular
Oil Type
SAE 10W30
(above 32°F)
(API=SF=SJ):
SAE 5W-30
(below 32°F)
Oil Capacity:
Wi Filter:
W/O Filter:
Spark
(Gap:
Champion
Plug:
.030")
Ground
Speed
Tire Pressure:
RC12YC
5.8
2.1
Front:
Rear:
Charging
System:
15 Amps
Battery:
14 PSI
10 PSI
@ 3600 RPM
AmpiHr:
Min. CCA:
Case size:
Blade Bolt Torque:
REPAIR
4.0 Pints
3.5 Pints
(MPH):
Forward:
Reverse:
35
280
U1R
27=35 Ft. Lbs.
CONGRATULATmONS
on your purchase
of a new tractor. It has been designed,
engineered
and manufactured
to give
you the best possible dependability
and
performance.
Should you experience
any problem you
cannot easily remedy, please contact a
Sears or other qualified service center.
We have competent,
well-trained
technicians and the proper tools to service or
repair this tractor.
Please read and retain this manual. The
instructions
will enable you to assemble
and maintain your tractor properly. Always
observe the "SAFETY
RULES".
CUSTOMER
the above
is re-
quired by law (Section 4442 of the California Public Resources
Code). Other states
may have similar laws. Federal laws apply
on federal lands. A spark arrester for the
muffler is available through your nearest
Sears service center (See REPAIR PARTS
section of this manual).
RESPONSIBIUTIES
Read and observe the safety rules.
Follow a regular schedule
in main=
taining, caring for and using your tractor.
* Follow the instructions
under"Maintenance" and "Storage" sections of this
owner's manual.
,_WARNmNG:
This tractor 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 Iocat or state
laws (if any). If a spark arrester is used, it
should be maintained
in effective working
order by the operator.
PROTECTmON
Congratulations
on making a smart purchase. Your new Craftsman®
product is
designed and manufactured
for years of
dependable
operation. But like all products, it may require repair from time to
time. That's when having a Repair Protection Agreement
can save you money and
aggravation.
Purchase a Repair Protection Agreement
now and protect yourseff from unexpected
hassle and expense.
Here's what's included in the Agreement:
*
Expert service
by our 12,000 profesionat repair specialists.
*
Unlimited
service
and no charge for
parts and labor on all covered repairs.
*
Product
replacement
if your covered
product can't be fixed.
Discount
of 10% from regular price of
service and service=related
parts not
covered by the agreement;
also, 10%
off regular price of preventive mainte=
nance check.
Fast hemp by phone = phone support
from a Sears technician
on products
requiring in=home repair, plus conve=
nient repair scheduling.
Once you purchase the Agreement,
a
simple phone call is all that it takes for you
to schedule service. You can call anytime
day or night, or schedule a service ap=
pointment online.
Sears has over 12,000 professional
repair
specialists,
who have access to over 4.5
million quality parts and accessories.
That's the kind of professionalism
you can
count on to help prolong the life of your
new purchase for years to come. Purchase
your Repair Protection Agreement
today!
Some limitations
and exclusions
apply.
For prices and additional
information
call 1o800o827o6655.
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Steering Wheel
©
Steering
Sleeve
Steering Sleeve
Extension
Bubble
Level
(1) Washer
@
17/32 x 1-3/16 x 12 Gauge
(1) Knob
Steering Wheel
Insert
Mower
Leveling
Wrench
_
Mower
(5) Retainer Springs
(2) Flanged
Pins
%
oop)
,,__2)
(1)Front Plate
Assembly
Retainer Springs
single loop)
Gauge Wheels
,o
(4) Clevis Pins
@
(4) Brackets
(12) Carriage Bolts
5/16-18 x 5/8
(4) Adjusting
(4) Reta, iner,S, prings
taouale loop)
(12) Crownlock
5/16-18
m
Bar
(4) Washers
3/8 x 3/4 x 14 Ga.
(4) Locknut
Nuts
3/8-16
(4) Shoulder
Bolt
Video Cassette
Slope Sheet
Keys
(2) Keys
(1) Oil Drain Tube
Your new tractor has been assembled
at the factory with the exception of those parts left
unassembled
for shipping purposes.
To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor
all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely.
Use the correct tools
as necessary
to insure proper tightness.
BEFORE
REMOVmNG
TRACTOR
TOOLS
REQUmRED
FOR
FROM
SKmD
ASSEMBLY
ATTACH STEERmNG WHEEL
A socket wrench
easier. Standard
are listed below.
(1)
(1)
(1)
set will make assembly
wrench sizes you need
2.
9/16" wrench
1/2" wrench
3/4" socket with
drive ratchet
(1) Tire
pressure
(1) Pliers
(1) Utility knife
REMOVE
gauge
TRACTOR
FROM
CARTON
UNPACK
1.
3.
4.
When right or left hand is mentioned
in
this manual, it means, from your point of
view, when you are in the operating position (seated behind the steering wheel).
TO
1.
CARTON
Remove all accessible
loose parts and
parts boxes from carton.
2. Cut along dotted lines on all four panels of carton. Remove end panels and
lay side panels fiat.
3. Remove mower and packing materials.
4. Check for any additional loose parts or
cartons and remove.
5.
Remove Iocknut and large flat washer
from steering shaft.
Position front wheels of the tractor so
they are pointing straight forward.
Slide the steering sleeve over the
steering shaft.
Align tabs and press steering sleeve
extension into bottom of steering
wheel.
Position steering wheel so cross bars
are horizontal
(left to right) and slide
onto steering wheel adapter.
6. Secure steering wheel to steering
shaft with Iocknut and large flat washer
previously removed. Tighten securely.
7. Snap steering wheel insert into center
of steering wheel.
8. Remove protective materials from tractor hood and grill.
mMPORTANT: Check for and remove any
staples in skid that may puncture tires
where tractor is to roll off skid.
mNSTALL SEAT
Adjust
knob.
1.
Steering
2.
Steering
_t--11Wheel
Steering
_Adaptor
Wheel Extention __=_-,_Tabs
3.
4.
5.
Steering
Sleeve
6.
@@
7.
8.
CHECK
BATTERY
9.
1. Lift hood to raised position.
NOTE: If this battery is put into service
after month and year indicated on label
(label located between terminals) charge
battery for minimum of one hour at 6-10
amps. (See "BATTERY"
in Maintenance
section of this manual for charging instructions).
//J
seat before
tightening
adjustment
Remove adjustment
knob and flat
washer securing seat to cardboard
packing and set aside for assembly
seat to tractor,
Pivot seat upward and remove from
the cardboard
packing, Remove the
cardboard
packing and discard.
Place seat on seat pan so head of
shoulder bolts are positioned
over the
large slotted holes in pan.
Push down on seat to engage shoulder
bolts in slots and pull seat towards rear
of tractor.
Pivot seat and pan forward and assemble adjustment
knob and flat
washer loosely. Do not tighten,
Lower seat into operating position and
sit in seat.
Slide seat until a comfortable
position
is reached which allows you to press
clutch/brake
pedal all the way down.
Get off seat without moving its adjusted position.
Raise seat and tighten adjustment
knob securely.
Seat
,j,"
Seat
,_
Label
Fiat Washer
9
of
Shoulder
Bolts
NOTE: You may now roll or drive your
tractor off the skid. Follow the appropriate
instruction below to remove the tractor
from the skid.
TO ROLLTRACTOR
Operation
function
OFF
section
for
SKiD
mocation
2.
3.
4.
(See
and
po-
Release parking brake by depressing
brake pedal.
Place freewheel
controt in disengaged
position to disengage
transmission
(See "TO TRANSPORT"
in the Operation section of this manual).
Roll tractor forward off skid.
TO DRmVE TRACTOR
(See Operation
section
OFF
for
SKID
mocation
_dwAfUnction
of controms)
RNmNG: Before starting, read, understand and follow all instructions
in the
Operation section of this manual. Be sure
tractor is in a well-ventilated
area. Be sure
the area in front of tractor is clear of other
people and objects.
1. Be sure all the above assembly steps
have been completed.
2. Check engine oil level and fill fuel tank
with gasoline.
3. Place freewheel
control in "trans-
4.
5.
TO MOWER
WHEELS
AND
DECK
NOTE: Adjust gauge wheels before operating mower. See "TO ADJUST GAUGE
WHEELS"
in the Operation section of this
manual.
mission engaged"
position (see "TO
TRANSPORT"
in Operation section of
this manual).
Sit on seat in operating position, depress brake pedal and set the parking
brake.
Press lift lever plunger and raise
attachment
lift lever to its highest
tion.
GAUGE
BRACKETS
The gauge wheels are designed to keep
the mower deck in proper position when
operating mower. Be sure they are properly adjusted to ensure optimum mower
performance.
1. Attach front gauge wheel brackets
marked front left (FL), front right (FR)
to mower deck using (3) carriage bolts
and (3) Iocknuts. For ease of installation do not tighten Iocknuts until all
carriage bolts have been installed.
2. Attach rear gauge wheel brackets
marked rear left (R L), rear right (RR)
to mower deck using (3) carriage bolts
and (3) Iocknuts. For ease of installation do not tighten Iocknuts until all
carriage bolts have been installed.
3. Slide gauge wheel bar down into
bracket channel, Be sure that gauge
wheel bar aligning holes are on top.
Assemble gauge wheels as shown
using shoulder bolts, 3/8 washers and
3/8-16 center Iocknuts and tighten
securely.
4. For ease of mower to tractor assembly,
raise gauge wheels to highest position
and retain with clevis pins and spring
retainers.
of controms)
1. Press lift lever plunger and raise
attachment
lift lever to its highest
sition.
ASSEMBLE
Retainer
Crownlock
,Jut
spring_
posi-
6.
Start the engine. After engine has
started, move throttle control to idle
position.
7. Release parking brake.
8. Slowly move the motion control lever
forward and slowly drive tractor off
skid.
9. Apply brake to stop tractor and set
parking brake.
10.Turn ignition key to "STOP" position.
Continue with the instructions
that follow.
Gauge Whe(
Mountin(
Bracket
Shoulder
Bolt'\\
Adjusting
\\\
Bar _....
%
Gauge
Wheel
3/8 Washer
3/8-16 Center
Locknut
10
.Sarraige
Bolts
mNSTALL
MOWER
AND
DRmVE
8.
BELT
plate assembly to align holes and
insert flanged pins. Secure pins with
double loop retainer springs between
the plate and mower brackets.
NOTE: To assist in locating hole in flanged
pin, the hole in pin is inline with notch on
head of pin. If necessary,
move mower
side-to-side
to give space between plate
and mower brackets.
mMPORTANT:
Check belt for proper routing in all mower pulley grooves.
9. Connect anti-sway bar to chassis
bracket under left footrest and retain
with double loop retainer spring.
10. If equipped,
turn height adjustment
knob clockwise to remove slack from
mower suspension.
11. Raise deck to highest position.
12. Assemble gauge wheels as shown
using long shoulder bolts, 3/8 washers,
and 3/8-16 center Iocknuts. Tighten
securely.
13. Adjust gauge wheels before operating
mower as shown in the Operation section of this manual.
See MOWER AND DRIVE BELT ASSEMBLY Supplement
Sheet for additional
guidance on this assembly.
Be sure tractor is on level surface and
mower suspension
arms are raised with
attachment
lift control. Engage parking
brake.
1.
2.
Cut and remove ties securing anti-sway
bar and belts. Swing anti-sway bar to
left side of mower deck.
Slide mower under tractor with deflec-
tor shield to right side of tractor.
mMPORTANT:
Check belt for proper routing in all mower pulley grooves.
3. If equipped, turn height adjustment
knob counterclockwise
until it stops.
4. Lower mower linkage with attachment
lift control.
5.
6.
7.
Position front plate assembly
between
front mower brackets. Raise deck and
Install belt into electric clutch pulley
groove.
Place the suspension
arms on inward
pointing deck pins. Retain with double
loop retainer spring with loops up as
shown.
Install front plate assembly to tractor
suspension
brackets and retain with
single loop retainer springs as shown.
Front Suspension
Chassis
Bracket
DouMe Loop
Retainer Spring
Brackets
_
Front Mower
Bracket
//
Electric
Clutch Pulley
_,
Double Loop
pring
Gauge WheeU
gle Loop
Retainer Springs
Front Plate
Assembly
"Flanged
Pin
Anti-Sway Bar
Suspension
Arms
Double Loop
USE PLmERS FOR
RETAmNER SPRINGS
(inward pointing
deck pins)
Shield
Down
11
CHECK
TmRE PRESSURE
,!CHECKLIST
The tires on your tractor were overinfiated at the factory for shipping purposes.
Correct tire pressure is important for best
cutting performance.
• Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in
"PRODUCT
SPECIFICATIONS"
section
of this manual.
CHECK MOWER LEVELNESS
Before you operate your new tractor, we
wish to assure that you receive the best
performance
and satisfaction
from this
Quality Product.
Please review the following checklist:
,/ All assembly instructions
have been
completed.
For best cutting results, mower should
be properly leveled. See "TO LEVEL
MOWER HOUSING"
in the Service and
Adjustments
section of this manual.
CHECK FOR PROPER POSmTmON OF
ALL BELTS
,/Battery
is properly prepared and
charged.
(Minimum
1 hour at 6 amps).
,/Seat
is adjusted comfortably
and tightened securely.
,/All tires are properly inflated.
(For shipping purposes, the tires were overinfiated at the factory).
,/No
See the figures that are shown for replacing motion, mower drive, and mower
blade drive belts in the Service and Adjustments section of this manual.
that the belts are routed correctly.
remaining
loose parts in carton.
,/Be sure mower deck is properly leveled
side-to-sideifront-to-rear
for best cutting
results. (Tires must be properly inflated
for leveling).
,/Check
mower and drive belts. Be sure
Verify
they are routed properly around
and inside all belt keepers.
pulleys
,/Check
wiring. See that all connections
are still secure and wires are properly
clamped.
,/Before
driving tractor, be sure freewheel
control is in "transmission
engaged"
position (see "TO TRANSPORT"
in the
Operation section of this manual).
While learning how to use your tractor, pay
extra attention to the following important
items:
,/Engine
oil is at proper level.
,/Fuel
tank is filled with fresh, clean, regular unleaded gasoline.
,/Become
familiar with all controls, their
location and function.
Operate them
before you start the engine.
,/Be sure brake system is in safe operating condition.
,/It is important to purge the transmission
before operating your tractor for the first
time. Follow proper starting and transmission purging instructions
(See "TO
START ENGINE" and "PURGE TRANSMISSION" in the Operation section of
this manual).
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These symbols may appear on your tractor
Learn and understand
their meaning.
R
N
H
REVERSE
NEUTRAL
HIGH
6
or in literature
LIGHTS ON
ENGINE ON
with the product.
IXI
LOW
CHOKE
G
ENGINE OFF
supplied
ENGINE
FAST
SLOW
IGNITION
o5I
START
PARKING
BRAKE
PARKING BRAKE
LOCKED
PARKING BRAKE
UNLOCKED
t
OVER TEMP
LIGHT
FUEL
OIL PRESSURE
BATTERY
REVERSE
FORWARD
MOWER
HEIGHT
MOWER
LIFT
®@@@@
ATTACHMENT
CLUTCH ENGAGED
ATTACHMENT
CLUTCH DISENGAGED
FREE WHEEL
(Automatic
Models only)
&
Failure
to follow instructions
could result in serious injury or
death. The safety alert symbol
is used to identify safety information about hazards which can
result in death, serious injury
and/or property damage.
DANGER, KEEP HANDS
AND FEET AWAY
&
&
&
KEEP AREA
CLEAR
(SEE SAFETY
SLOPE HAZARDS
RULES SECTION)
DANGER indicates a hazard which, if not avoided,
will result in death or serious injury.
WARNING
could
result
indicates
a hazard which, if not avoided,
in death or serious
injury.
CAUTION indicates a hazard which, if not avoided,
might result in minor or moderate injury.
CAUTION when used without the alert symbol,
indicates a situation that could result in damage
to the tractor and/or engine.
HOT SURFACES indicates a hazard which,
if not avoided, could result in death, serious injury
and/or property damage.
FIRE indicates a hazard which, if not avoided,
could result in death, serious injury and/or
property damage.
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KNOW YOUR TRACTOR
READ THINSOWNER'S MANUAL
YOUR TRACTOR
AND SAFETY
RULES BEFORE
OPERATmNG
Compare the illustrations with your tractor to familiarize yourself with the locations of
various controls and adjustments. Save this manual for future reference.
Choke
Control
Ammeter
Light Switch
Position
ignition
Switch
Attachment
Clutch
Switch
Lift
Throttle
Motion Drive
Belt Tension
Handle
Plunger
Control X
Brake Pedal
Attachment
Lift Lever
Parking Brake
Lever
Motion Control
Lever
Height
Knob
Free Wheel
Control
Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the
American
National Standards
Institute.
UFT
ATTACHMENT
CLUTCH SWmTCH = Used
to engage the mower blades, or other attachments
mounted to your tractor.
L(GHT SW(TCH
POS(T(ON - Turns the
headlights
on and off.
THROTTLE
CONTROL
- Used to control
engine speed.
BRAKE PEDAL - Used for braking the
tractor and starting the engine.
CHOKE CONTROL
- Used when starting
a cold engine.
HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT
KNOB - Used to
LEVER
PLUNGER
- Used to release
attachment
lift lever when changing its
position.
AMMETER
- Indicates charging (+) or
discharging
(-) of battery.
PARKING BRAKE LEVER - Locks brake
pedal into the brake position.
MOTmON CONTROL
LEVER - Selects the
speed and direction of tractor.
FREEWHEEL
CONTROL
- Disengages
transmission
for pushing or slowly towing
the tractor with the engine off.
MOTmON DRmVE BELTTENSmON
HAN-
adjust the mower cutting height.
mGNITmON SWmTCH - Used for starting and
stopping the engine.
ATTACHMENT
UFT LEVER - Used to
DLE - Used when changing motion drive
belt and, if necessary, starting engine
under extremely cold conditions.
raise, lower, and adjust the mower deck or
other attachments
mounted to your tractor.
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The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the
eyes, which can result in severe eye damage.
Always wear safety glasses
or eye shields while operating your tractor or performing
any adjustments
or repairs.
We recommend
standard safety glasses or a wide vision safety
mask worn over spectacles.
HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR
TO SET PARKING
IMPORTANT:
Leaving the ignition switch
in any position other than "STOP" will
cause the battery to discharge and go
dead.
NOTE: Under certain conditions
when
BRAKE
Your tractor is 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 will shut off the engine.
1. Depress brake pedat all the way down
and hold.
2.
Pull parking brake lever up and release
pressure from brake pedal. Pedal
should remain in brake position.
Make
sure parking brake will hold tractor
secu re.
Pushqn to
Attachment CUutch
Choke _-_Disenaaae"
Switch Pull Out to
ControU,
-"_.
"Engage"
Brake
Pedal'---
_AY
/
_&'_'_/_
_
_'::-_H
e'g ht _"J_
Adjustment1`
/ _""-Knob
I
CUutch/Brake PedaU
I
"Drive" Position
\"_'
"Ugnition V
/
\,
_'on;ro, Lev,
,.'_
on ro ever
Parking Brake
"Engaged" Position
STOPPING
MOWER
BLADES
-
To stop mower blades, push attachment
clutch switch in to disengaged
position.
GROUND
DRIVE
-
To stop ground drive, depress brake
pedal all the way down.
IMPORTANT:
The motion control lever
returns to neutral (N) position when
brake pedal is fully depressed.
ENGINE
the
-
Move throttle
control
between
full speed (fast) position.
NOTE: Failure to move throttle
half and
control
between half and full speed (fast) position, before stopping, may cause engine
"backfire".
to
Turn ignition key to "STOP" position and
remove key. Always remove key when
leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized
use.
Never use choke
to stop engine.
tractor is standing idle with the engine
running, hot engine exhaust gases may
cause "browning"
of grass. To eliminate
this possibility, always stop engine when
stopping tractor on grass areas.
_kOAUTION:
Always
stop tractor
pletely, as described above,
the operator's
position.
TO USE THROTTLE
before
comleaving
CONTROL
Always operate engine at full throttle.
Operating engine at less than full
throttle reduces the battery charging
rate.
Full throttle offers the best mower performance.
TO USE CHOKE CONTROL
Use choke control whenever you are starting a cold engine. Do not use to start a
warm engine.
To engage choke control, putl knob out.
Slowly push knob in to disengage.
TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD
CAUTION: Do not attempt to operate motion control lever when the parking brake is
set or when the brake pedal is depressed.
Doing so may result in misadjustment to
the drive control system.
The direction and speed of movement is
controlled by the motion control lever.
1. Start tractor with motion control lever in
neutral (N) position.
2. Release parking brake.
3. Slowly move motion control lever to
desired position.
TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT
The cutting height is controlled by turning the height adjustment knob in desired
direction.
,, Turn knob clockwise (f_l) to raise cutting height.
Turn knob counterclockwise (F-_) to
lower cutting height.
The cutting height range is approximately
1-1/2 '' to 4-1/2". The heights are measured from the ground to the blade tip with
1 5the engine not running.
These heights are approximate
and may
vary depending
upon soil conditions,
height of grass and types of grass being
mowed.
1. Select
2. Lower
trol.
desired height of cut.
mower with attachment
lift con-
3.
Start mower blades by engaging
tachment clutch control.
TO STOP MOWER BLADES -
The average lawn should be cut to
approximately
2-1/2 inches during the
cool season and to over 3 inches during
hot months.
For healthier and better
disengage
attachment
_ICAUTmON:
looking 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 ADJUST
GAUGE WHEELS
clutch
at-
control.
Do not operate
the mower
without either the entire grass catcher,
on mowers so equipped, or the deflector
shield in place.
Attachemnt Lift
Lever High Position
Attachment CUutch
Switch Puff Out to
,,?
Gauge wheels
are properly adjusted
when they are slightly off the ground when
mower is at the desired cutting height in
operating position. Gauge wheels then
keep the deck in proper position to help
prevent scalping in most terrain conditions.
NOTE: Be sure tractor is on a flat level
surface.
,,'i"'_:_L o w
'\
Pushqn to ,,
Disengage
1.
Lower mower and adjust mower to desired cutting height(See "TO ADJUST
MOWER CUTTING
HEIGHT" in this
section of manual).
2. Remove retainer spring and clevis pin
which secure each gauge wheel bar.
3. Lower gauge wheels to ground. Raise
gauge wheels slightly to align holes
in bracket and gauge wheel bar and
insert clevis pin. Gauge wheels should
be slightly off the ground.
4. Replace retainer spring into clevis pin.
5. Be sure all gauge wheels are in the
same setting.
mMPORTANT: Be sure to readjust gauge
wheels if you change the cutting height
of the mower deck.
__//
Position
\
Deflector
Shield
TO OPERATE
ON HILLS
_IWARNING:
Do not drive up or down
hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and do
not drive across any slope. Use the slope
guide provided at the back of this manual.
Choose the slowest speed before starting up or down hills.
Avoid stopping or changing speed on
hills.
If stopping is absolutely
necessary, push
brake pedal quickly to brake position
and engage parking brake.
mMPORTANT: The motion control lever
returns to neutral (N) position when the
brake pedal is depressed.
To restart movement,
slowly release
parking brake and brake pedal.
Slowly move motion control lever to
slowest setting.
Make all turns slowly.
Retainer
Spring
TO TRANSPORT
TO OPERATE
When pushing or
sure to disengage
freewheel control
Freewheel control
drawbar of tractor.
MOWER
Your tractor is equipped with an operator
presence sensing switch. Any attempt
by the operator to leave the seat with the
engine running and the attachment
clutch
engaged will shut off the engine.
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towing your tractor, be
transmission
by placing
in freewheeling
position.
is located at the rear
1.
2.
ADD GASOUNE
,, Fill fuel tank to bottom
Raise attachment
lift to highest position
with attachment
lift control.
Pull freewheel control out and into the
slot and release so it is held in the
disengaged
position.
Do not push or tow tractor
two (2) MPH.
To re-engage
transmission,
above procedure.
Transmission
Transmission
Do not overfill. Use fresh, clean, regular
unleaded gasoline with a minimum of
87 octane. (Use of leaded gasoline
will increase carbon and lead oxide
deposits and reduce valve life). Do not
mix oil with gasoline. Purchase fuel in
quantities that can be used within 30
Ai_days to assure fuel freshness.
CAUTmON: Wipe off any spilled oil or
fuel. Do not store, spill or use gasoline
near an open flame.
mlVlPORTANT: When operating in temperatures below 32°F(0°C),
use fresh, clean
winter grade gasoline to help insure good
cold weather starting.
CAUTmON: 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 until the fuel lines
and carburetor
are empty. Use fresh fuel
next season. See Storage Instructions
for
additional information.
Never use engine or carburetor
cleaner
products in the fuel tank or permanent
damage may occur.
at more than
reverse
Engaged
Disengaged
NOTE: To protect hood from damage
when transporting
your tractor on a truck
or a trailer, be sure hood is closed and
secured to tractor. Use an appropriate
means of tying hood to tractor (rope, cord,
etc.).
TOWmNG CARTS AND OTHER ATTACHMENTS
Tow only the attachments
that are recommended by and comply with specifications
of the manufacturer
of your tractor. Use
common sense when towing. Too heavy
of a load, while on a slope, is dangerous.
Tires can lose traction with the ground and
cause you to lose control of your tractor.
BEFORE
CHECK
STARTmNG
THE
of tank filler neck.
TO START
ENGINE
When starting the engine for the first time
or if the engine has run out of fuel, it will
take extra cranking time to move fuel from
the tank to the engine.
1. Be sure freewheel
control is in the
ENGINE
ENGmNE OraL LEVEL
2.
The engine in your tractor has been
shipped, from the factory, already filled
with summer weight oil.
1. Check engine oil with tractor on level
ground.
2. Unthread and remove oil fill cap/
dipstick; wipe oil off. Reinsert the
dipstick into the tube and rest oil fill
cap on the tube. Do not thread the cap
onto the tube. Remove and read oil
3.
transmission
engaged position.
Sit on seat in operating position,
depress brake pedal and set parking
brake.
Move attachment
clutch to disengaged
position.
4. Move throttle control to fast position
5. Putl choke control out for a cold engine
start attempt. For a warm engine start
attempt the choke control may not be
needed.
NOTE: Before starting, read the warm and
cold starting procedures
below.
6. Insert key into ignition and turn key
clockwise to start position and release
key as soon as engine starts. Do
not run starter continuously
for more
than fifteen seconds per minute. If the
engine does not start after several
attempts,
push choke control in, wait
level. If necessary, add oil until "FULL:'
mark on dipstick is reached.
Do not
overfill.
For cold weather operation you should
change oil for easier starting (See the
oil viscosity chart in the Maintenance
section of this manual).
To change engine oil, see the Maintenance section in this manual.
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a few minutes and try again. If engine
still does not start, pull the choke control out and retry.
WARM
above)
WEATHER
STARTING
The attachments
can be used during
the engine warm-up period after the
transmission
has been warmed up and
may require the choke control be pulled
out slightly.
NOTE: If at a high altitude (above 3000
feet) or in cold temperatures
(below 32 F)
the carburetor
fuel mixture may need to
be adjusted for best engine performance.
(See "TO ADJUST CARBURETOR"
in the
Service and Adjustments
section of this
manual.)
(50 ° F and
7.
When engine starts, slowly push choke
control in until the engine begins to
run smoothly. If the engine starts to
run roughly, pull the choke control out
slightly for a few seconds and then
continue to push the control in slowly.
• The attachments
and ground drive can
now be used. If the engine does not
accept the load, restart the engine and
allow it to warm up for one minute using
the choke as described above.
COLD WEATHER
below)
STARTING
PURGE
(50 ° F and
7.
When engine starts, slowly push choke
control in until the engine begins to run
smoothly. Continue to push the choke
control in small steps allowing the engine to accept small changes in speed
and load, until the choke control is fully
in. If the engine starts to run roughly,
pull the choke control out slightly for a
few seconds and then continue to push
the control in slowly. This may require
an engine warm-up period from several
seconds to severat minutes, depending
on the temperature.
NOTE: In extreme cold conditions,
if
engine will not start you may need to disengage the motion drive belt as follows:
1. Be sure parking brake is engaged.
2. Remove retainer spring from the drive
belt tension handle to relieve belt tension.
3.
4.
5.
forward position and hold for five (5)
seconds. Move lever to futl reverse
Start engine and allow it to warm up for
three (3) minutes.
Shut-off engine and engage parking
brake.
Engage drive belt tension handle and
replace the retainer spring.
AUTOMATIC
TRANSMISSION
WARM
position and hold for five (5) seconds.
Repeat this procedure three (3) times.
NOTE: During this step there will be no
movement of drive wheels. The air is being
removed from hydraulic drive system.
5. Move motion control lever to neutral
(N) position. Shutoff engine and set
parking brake.
6. Engage transmission
by placing freewheel control in engaged position (See
"TO TRANSPORT"
in this section of
UP
Before driving the unit in cold weather,
the transmission
should be warmed up as
follows:
1.
2.
3.
Be sure the tractor is on level ground.
Place the motion control lever in
neutral. Release the parking brake and
let the brake slowly return to operating
position.
Allow one minute for transmission
to
warm up. This can be done during
engine warm up period.
TRANSMISSION
_ILCAUTmON:
Never engage or disengage
freewheel
lever while the engine is running.
To ensure proper operation and performance,
it is recommended
that the
transmission
be purged before operating
tractor for the first time. This procedure will
remove any trapped air inside the transmission which may have developed during
shipping of your tractor.
mMPORTANT:
Should your transmission
require removal for service or replacement, it should be purged after reinstallation before operating the tractor.
1. Place tractor safely on level surface
with engine off and parking brake set.
2. Disengage
transmission
by placing freewheel
control in disengaged
position (See "TO TRANSPORT"
in this
section of manual).
3. Sitting in the tractor seat, start engine.
After the engine is running, move
throttle control to slow position. Disengage parking brake.
4. Move motion control lever to full
7.
the
18
manual).
Sitting in the tractor seat, start engine.
After the engine is running, move
throttle control to half (1/2) speed.
Disengage
parking brake.
f
8.
Slowly move motion control lever forward, after the tractor moves approximately five (5) feet, slowly move motion
control lever to reverse position. After
the tractor moves approximately
five
(5) feet return the motion control lever
to the neutral (N) position. Repeat this
procedure with the motion control lever
three (3) times.
Your transmission
is now purged and now
ready for normal operation.
MOWmNG TIPS
,, Tire chains cannot
If grass is extremely tall, it should be
mowed twice to reduce load and possible fire hazard from dried clippings.
Make first cut relatively high; the second
to the desired height.
Do not mow grass when it is wet.
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.
When operating attachments,
select a
ground speed that will suit the terrain
and give best performance
of the attachment
being used.
be 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.
,, Drive so that clippings are discharged
onto the area that has already been
cut. Have the cut area to the right of
the tractor. This will result in a more
even distribution
of clippings and more
uniform cutting.
When mowing large areas, start by
turning to the right so that clippings will
discharge
away from shrubs, fences,
driveways, etc. After one or two rounds,
mow in the opposite direction making
left hand turns until finished.
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MAINTENANCE
SCHEDULE
____
FILLIN DATES
AS YOU
/__
RE OLAR
SERV,CE
T
R
A
BrakePressure
Operation
Check Tire
I_
Check Operator Presence and
Interlock Systems
I_
Check for Loose Fasteners
I_
Sharpen/Replace
Mower
_'/_%_'_/_'£_#_"
/_
COMPLETE
_q,_/_O.O'£"_"
I_
I_s
Blades
Lubrication Chart
I_
0
Check Battery Level
1_4
R
Clean Battery and Terminals
Check Transaxle Cooling
tf
V-Belts
Check
Engine
Change
Oil Level
If
Oil (with oil filter)
Engine
Oil (without
E
Change
a
Clean
G
Clean Air Screen
Replace
If
I_
1_1,2
oil filter)
I_
I_1,.
If
11_2
Filter
t_2
t/
Inspect Muffler/Spark Arrester
E
If
!_
Engine
Air
Oil Filter
(if equipped)
1_.2
Clean Engine Cooling Fins
If
Replace
Spark
I_
Replace
Air Filter
Replace
Fuel
1 - Change
in high
2 - Service
more
often
Plug
Paper Cartridge
2
I_
1_2
Filter
when
operating
ambient
temperatures,
more often when operating
under
in dirty
a heavy
load
or dusty
or
conditions.
3 - Replace
blades
more often when mowing
in sandy soil.
4 - Not required
if equipped
with maintenance-free
battery.
5 - Tighten
front axle pivot bolt to 35 ft.-Ibs,
maximum,
Do not
GENERAL
I_
1_3
TO
Check
E V'OE
OAT S
overtighten,
LUBRmCATmON CHART
RECOMMENDATIONS
q} Tie Rod BaH Joints
The warranty on this tractor does not
cover items that have been subjected to
operator abuse or negligence.
To receive
full value from the warranty, operator
must maintain tractor as instructed
in this
manual.
Some adjustments
will need to be made
periodically
to properly maintain your
tractor.
@ Si
Zerk
--
@ Front Wheel
Bearing Zerk
@ Front Wheel
}earing Zerk
@ Spindb
Zerk
@ Steering _
Sector Gear
Teeth
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
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
EACH
_} Spray Silicone Lubriant (Move Boots to
Lubricate)
@ General Purpose Grease
@ Refer to Maintenance "ENGINE" Section
USE
Check engine oil level.
Check brake operation.
Check tire pressure.
Check operator presence and
interlock systems for proper operation.
Check for loose fasteners.
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 fife of the self-lubricating
bearings, if you feel they must be lubricated,
use only a dry, powdered graphite type lubricant
sparingly.
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TRACTOR
4.
Always observe safety rules when
forming any maintenance.
BRAKE OPERATmON
per-
If tractor requires more than six (6) feet
stopping distance at high speed in highest
gear, then brake must be adjusted. (See
"TO ADJUST BRAKE" in the Service and
Adjustments
section of this manual).
TmRES
* Maintain proper air pressure in all tires
(See "PRODUCT
SPECIFICATIONS"
section of 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.
NOTE: To seat tire punctures and prevent
flat tires due to slow leaks, tire sealant
may be purchased
from your local parts
dealer. Tire sealant also prevents tire dry
rot and corrosion.
OPERATOR
PRESENCE
SYSTEM
Be sure that operator presence and
interlock systems are working properly. If
your tractor does not function as described
below, repair the problem immediately.
* The engine should not start unless
the brake pedal is fully depressed
and
attachment
clutch control is in the disengaged position.
* When the engine is running, any attempt by the operator to leave the seat
without first setting the parking brake
should shut off the engine.
When the engine is running and the
attachment
clutch is engaged, any attempt by the operator to leave the seat
should shut off the engine.
* The attachment
clutch should never operate unless the operator is in the seat.
BLADE CARE
For best results
kept sharp.
blades.
BLADE
mower
Replace
blades
Reassemble
blade bolt, lock washer
and flat washer in exact order as
shown.
5.
Tighten blade bolt securely (27-35 Ft.
Lbs. torque).
mMPORTANT:
Blade bolt is grade 8 heat
treated.
Mandrel Assembly
Trailing
Edc
Blade
Center
Up
Hob
Fiat Washer
Lock ._
Washer ......._
Star
Blade Bolt
_,_I- .... (Grade 8)*
*A Grade 8 heat treated bolt can be identified
by six lines on the bolt head.
TO SHARPEN
BLADE
NOTE: We do not recommend
sharpening blade, but if you do, be sure the
blade is balanced.
Care should be taken to keep the blade
balanced.
An unbalanced
blade will cause
excessive vibration and eventual damage
to mower and engine.
* The blade can be sharpened
with a file
or on a grinding wheel. Do not attempt
to sharpen while on the mower.
To check blade balance, you will need a
5/8" diameter steel bolt, pin, or a cone
balancer.
(When using a cone balancer,
follow the instructions
supplied with
balancer.)
NOTE: Do not use a nail for balancing
blade. The lobes of the center hole may
appear to be centered, but are not.
* Slide blade on to an unthreaded
portion
of the steel bolt or pin and hold the
bolt or pin parallel with the ground.
If
blade is balanced,
it should remain in a
horizontal position.
If either end of the
blade moves downward, sharpen the
heavy end until the blade is balanced.
must be
bent or damaged
B,ade
REMOVAL
1.
Raise mower to highest position to allow access to blades.
2. Remove blade bolt, lock washer and
flat washer securing blade.
3. Install new or resharpened
blade
with trailing edge up towards deck as
shown.
mMPORTANT: To ensure proper assembly,
center hole in blade must align with star
on mandrel assembly.
or Pm
_L_
Your tractor has a battery charging
which is sufficient for normal use.
system
How-
ever, periodic charging of the battery with
an automotive
charger will extend its life.
* Keep battery and terminals clean.
* Keep battery bolts tight.
* Keep small vent holes open.
21" Recharge at 6-10 amperes for 1 hour.
NOTE:The original equipmentbattery on
your tractoris maintenancefree.Do not
attemptto open or removecaps or covers.
Adding or checking levelof electrolyte is
not necessary.
TO CLEAN BATTERYAND TERMINALS
Changethe oil after every 50 hours of opCorrosionand dirt on the battery and
eration or at least once a year if the tractor
terminals can causethe battery to "leak"
is not used for 50 hours in oneyear.
power.
Checkthe crankcaseoil level beforestart1. Removeterminal guard.
ing the engine and aftereach eight (8)
2. DisconnectBLACKbattery cable first
hoursof operation.
then RED battery cable and remove
TO CHANGEENGINEOIL
battery from tractor.
Determinetemperaturerange expected
3. Rinse the battery with plain water and
beforeoil change. All oil mustmeet API
dry.
serviceclassificationSF-SJ.
4. Cleanterminals and battery cable ends
Be sure tractor is on levelsurface.
with wire brushuntil bright.
Oil will drain more freely when warm.
5. Coat terminalswith grease or petroCatch oil in a suitable container.
leumjelly.
1.
Removeoil fill cap/dipstick. Be careful
6. Reinstallbattery (See "REPLACING
not to allow dirt to enter the engine
BATTERY""in the SERVICEAND ADwhen
changingoil.
JUSTMENTSsection of this manual).
2.
Removeyellow
cap from end of drain
TRANSAXLE COOLmNG
valve and install the drain tube onto the
The transmissionfan and coolingfins
fitting.
should be keptclean to assureproper
OHDrainValve
cooling.
Do not attemptto clean fan or transmisClosed
sion while engine is runningor while the
and
Locked
transmissionis hot.Topreventpossible
Position
damageto seals, do not use high pressure
water or steam to clean transaxle.
Inspectcoolingfan to be sure fan blades Yellow_
are intact and clean.
Inspectcoolingfins for dirt, grassclipDrain Tube J_
pings and other materials. To prevent
damageto seals, do not use compressed air or high pressuresprayerto
3. Unlock drain valve by pushing upward
clean cooling fins.
slightly and turning counterclockwise.
TRANSAXLE PUMP FLUmD
4. To open, pull down on the drain valve.
The transaxle was sealed at the factory
5. After oil has drained completely,
close
andfluid maintenanceis not requiredfor
and lock the drain valve by pushing
the life of the transaxle. Shouldthe transupward and turning clockwise until the
axleever leakor requireservicing, contact
pin is in the locked position as shown.
your nearestSears or other qualified
6. Remove the drain tube and replace the
service center.
cap onto the end of the drain valve.
V-BELTS
7. Refill engine with oil through oil fill dipCheckV-beltsfor deteriorationand wear
stick tube. Pour slowly. Do not overfill.
For approximate
capacity see "PRODafter 100 hours of operationand replace
UCT SPECIFICATIONS"
section of this
if necessary.The belts are not adjustable.
manual.
Replacebelts if they beginto slip from
8. Use gauge on oil fill cap/dipstick
for
wear.
LUBRmCATmON
Only use high quality detergentoil rated
with API serviceclassificationSF-SJ. Select the oil's SAPviscosity grade according to your expected operatingtemperature.
22
checking level. Insert dipstick into
the tube and rest the oil fill cap on the
tube. Do not thread the cap onto the
tube when taking reading.
Keep oil
at "FULU' line on dipstick. Tighten cap
onto the tube securely when finished.
ENGmNE
OIL FmLTER
Replacethe engine oil filter every season
or every other oil change if the tractor is
used morethan 100 hoursin one year.
AmRFmLTER
Yourengine will not run properlyusing a
dirty air filter. Clean the foam pre-cleaner
afterevery 25 hoursof operationor every
season. Service paper cartridge every
100 hours of operationor everyseason,
whicheveroccursfirst.
Serviceair cleaner more often underdusty
conditions.
1. Loosen knoband removecover.
TO SERVICEPRE-CLEANER
2. Slide foam pre-cleaneroff cartridge.
3. Wash it in liquiddetergent and water.
4. Squeezeit dry in a clean cloth. Allow it
to dry.
5. Saturateit in engineoil. Wrap it in
clean, absorbentcloth and squeezeto
removeexcess oil.
TO SERVICECARTRIDGE
Replacea dirty, bent, or damagedcartridge.
NOTE: Do not wash the paper cartridge
or use pressurizedair, as this will damage
the cartridge.
1. Removenut and cartridge plate.
2. Reinstallthe pre-cleaner(cleanedand
oiled) overthe paper cartridge.
3. Checkrubber seal for damage and
proper positionaround stud. Replace
if necessary.
4. Reassembleair cleaner,cartridge
plate, and nut.
5. Reinstallair cleaner cover and secure
by tightening knob.
Every 100 hours of operation(more often
under extremelydusty,dirty conditions),
removethe blowerhousingand other cooling shrouds.Cleanthe cooling fins and
external surfacesas necessary.Makesure
the coolingshrouds are reinstalled.
NOTE: Operatingthe engine with a
blockedgrassscreen, dirty or plugged
coolingfins, and/or coolingshrouds
removedwill causeengine damage dueto
overheating.
MUFFLER
Inspectand replacecorrodedmuffler and
spark arrester(if equipped)as it could create a fire hazard and/ordamage.
SPARK
PLUG(S)
Replace spark plug(s) at the beginning
of each mowing season or after every
100 hours of operation, whichever occurs
first. Spark plug type and gap setting are
shown in "PRODUCT
SPECIFICATIONS"
section of this manual.
mN-LmNE FUEL
FmLTER
The fuel filter should be replaced once
each season.
If fuel filter becomes
clogged, obstructing
fuel flow to carburetor, replacement
is required.
1. With engine cool, remove filter and
plug fuel line sections.
2. Place new fuel filter in position in fuel
line with arrow pointing towards carburetor.
3. Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and
4.
clamps are properly positioned.
Immediately
wipe up any spilled
line.
gaso-
Clamp
Clamp
Fuel Filter-
CLEAN
Clean engine, battery, seat, finish, etc.
of all foreign matter.
Keep finished surfaces and wheels free
of all gasoline, oil, etc.
Protect painted surfaces with automotive type wax.
Ate do not recommend
using a garden
hose or pressure washer to clean your
tractor unless the engine and transmission are covered to keep water out. Water
in engine or transmission
will shorten the
useful life of your tractor. Use compressed
air or a leaf blower to remove grass,
leaves and trash from tractor and mower.
AIR SCREEN
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.
CLEAN
AIR INTAKE/COOLING
AREAS
To insure proper cooling, make sure the
grass screen, cooling fins, and other
external surfaces of the engine are kept
clean at all times.
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SERVICEOR
ADJUSTMENTS:
ARNmNG:TO
AVmODSERmOUS
mNJURY,
BEFORE PERFORMmNG
ANY
1. Depress brakepedal fully and set parking brake.
2. Place attachmentclutch in "DISENGAGED"position.
3. Turn ignitionkey "OFF"and removekey.
4. Make sure the bladesand aJlmoving parts havecompletely stopped.
_i
5.
Disconnect
spark plug wire from spark
come in contact with plug.
it cannot
TO mNSTALL MOWER
TRACTOR
Follow procedure described in "INSTALL
MOWER AND DRIVE BELT" in the AssemNy section of this manual.
TO REMOVE MOWER
1. Place attachment clutch in "DISENGAGED" position.
2. Turn height adjustment knob to lowest
setting.
3. Lower mower to its lowest position.
4. Remove retainer spring holding
anti-swaybar to chassis bracket and
disengage anti-sway bar from bracket.
5. Remove retainer springs from suspension arms at deck and disengage arms
from deck.
6. Raise attachment lift to its highest position.
7. Remove two retainer springs from
each front link and remove links.
8. Slide mower forward and remove belt
from electric clutch pulley.
9. Slide mower out from under right side
of tractor.
TO LEVEL
remove
MOWER
HOUSING
Adjust the mower while tractor is parked
on level ground or driveway.
Make sure
tires are properly inflated (See "PRODUCT
SPECIFICATIONS"
section of this manual).
If tires are over or underinfiated,
you will
not properly adjust your mower.
SIDE-TO-SIDE
ADJUSTMENT
BUBBLE LEVEL
NOTE:
surface
If necessary,
below tractor
WITH
check side-to-side
for levelness with a
long board and the bubble level.
Using the lift lever, place mower in
position where no part of the mower,
including gauge wheels, is touching the
ground.
From left side of tractor, find the level
decal on top of mower and place bubble
level on decal as indicated.
Mower is level side-to-side
when bubble
is between the two lines in the bubble
level.
mMPORTANT:
If an attachment
other than
the mower deck is to be mounted
on the
tractor,
plug and place wire where
the front links.
Suspension Arms
Mower Bracket
Clutch Pulley
Chassis
Bracket
Front Plate Assembly
Retainer
Spring
Retainer Springs
(Both Sides)
Anti-Sway Bar
Front Mower
Bracket
Retainer Springs
24
•
If adjustment
is necessary,
under left
hand footrest, turn lift link adjustment
nut (above yellow cap) in appropriate
direction to bring bubble between the
lines in the bubble level.
• Remove bubble level from mower and
To obtain the best cutting results, the
mower housing should be adjusted so the
front is approximately
1/8" to 1/2" lower
than the rear when the mower is in its
highest position.
Check adjustment
store in a safe place.
Measure distance "F" directly in front of
and behind the mandrel at bottom edge of
mower housing as shown.
* Before making any necessary
adjustments, check that both front plate links
are equal in length.
If links are not equal in length, adjust
one link to same length as other link.
* To lower front of mower housing, loosen
nut "G" on both front links an equal number of turns.
* When distance "F" is 1/8" to 1/2" lower
at front than rear, tighten nut "H" against
trunnion on both front links.
LeveU
Between
Lines
LeveUDecaU
Peda]
Left Hand
Footrest
* To raise front of mower housing, loosen
nut "H" from trunnion on both front links.
Tighten nut "G" on both front links an
equal number of turns. The two front
links must remain equal in length.
* When distance "F" is 1/8" to 1/2" lower
ALTERNATE
SIDE-TO-SIDE
ADJUSTMENT
METHOD
• Raise mower to its highest position.
• Measure height from bottom edge of
mower to ground level at front corners
of mower. Distance "A" on both sides of
mower should be the same.
at front than rear, tighten nut "H" against
trunnion on both front links.
NOTE: Each full turn of nut "G" will
•
If adjustment
is necessary,
make adjustment on one side of mower only.
• To raise one side of mower, tighten lift
link adjustment
nut on that side.
• To lower one side of mower, loosen lift
link adjustment
nut on that side.
NOTE:
Each full turn of adjustment
nut
will change mower height about 3/16".
• Recheck measurements
after adjusting.
Bottom Edge of
Mower to Ground
on right side of tractor.
change
3/8".
distance
* Recheck
"F" by approximately
side-to-side
adjustment.
\
MandreU
Bottom Edge of
Mower to Ground
:'g ....
F"
BOTH FRONT PLATE LINKS MUST BE
EQUAL IN LENGTH
Nut "G"
FRONT-TO-BACK
ADJUSTMENT
mMPORTANT:
Deck must be level sideto-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-side.
Front Plate
Assembly
25
_unnion
TO REPLACE
MOWER
MOWER
BELT REMOVAL
1.
2.
DRIVE
DRmVE BELT
7.
8.
Park tractor on a level surface. Engage
parking brake.
Remove screws from LH. mandrel
cover and remove cover.
MOWER DRIVE BELT INSTALLATION
9. Install belt in both idlers. Make sure
3.
Roll belt over the top of LH. mandrel
pulley.
4. Remove belt from electric clutch pulley.
5. Remove belt from idler pulleys.
6. Remove any dirt or grass clippings
which may have accumulated
around
mandrels and entire upper deck surface.
Left Hand
Mandrel Cover
10.
11.
12.
Screws
_J1
Check primary idler arm and two idlers
to see that they rotate freely.
Be sure spring is securely hooked to
primary idler arm and bolt in mower
housing.
X
13.
belt is in both belt keepers at the idlers
as shown.
Install new belt onto electric clutch pulley.
Roll belt into upper groove of LH. mandrel pulley.
Carefully check belt routing making
sure belt is in the grooves correctly and
inside belt keepers.
Reassemble
LH. mandrel cover.
Udbr Pulleys
Electric Clutch Pulley
Spring
Bolt in
Mower Housing
Primary
Idler Arm
Left Hand
Mandrel
Mower
Drive Belt
Belt
Keepers
TO REPLACE
BELT
I_IOWER BLADE
DRmVE
7.
Check secondary
idler arm and idler to
see that they rotate freely.
8. Be sure spring is hooked in secondary
idler arm and sway-bar bracket.
9. Install new belt in lower groove of LH.
mandrel pulley, idler pulley, and center
mandrel pulley as shown.
10. Roll belt over R.H. mandrel pulley.
Make sure belt is in all grooves properly.
11. Reconnect
spring to bolt in mower
housing and reinstall R.H. mandrel
cover.
Park the tractor on level surface.
Engage
parking brake.
1. Remove mower drive belt (See "TO
REPLACE
MOWER DRIVE BELT" in
2.
this section of this manual).
Remove mower (See "TO REMOVE
MOWER" in this section of this man-
ual).
3.
4.
5.
6.
Remove screws from R.H. mandrel
cover and remove cover. Unhook
spring from bolt on mower housing.
Carefully roll belt off R.H. mandrel pulley.
Remove belt from center mandrel
pulley, idler pulley, and LH. mandrel
pulley.
Remove any dirt or grass which may
have accumulated
around mandrels
and entire upper deck surface.
12. Reinstall mower
STALL MOWER
to tractor (See "INAND DRIVE BELT" in
the Assembly section of this manual).
13. Reassemble
mower drive belt (See
"TO REPLACE
MOWER DRIVE BELT"
in this section
26
of this manual).
Mower BUade
BeUt
Left Hand
MandreU
Center
MandreU
Right Hand MandreU
Cover
Secondary
UdUerArm
Spring
Anit-Sway Bar Bracket
TO ADJUST
ATTACHMENT
Sc few
TO CHECK
CLUTCH
BRAKE
1.
Park tractor on a level, dry concrete or
paved surface, depress clutch/brake
pedal all the way down and engage
parking brake.
2. Disengage
transmission
by placing
freewheel control in "transmission
disengaged"
position. Pull freewheel control out and into the slot and release so
it is held in the disengaged
position.
The rear wheels must lock and skid when
The electric clutch should provide years
of service.
The clutch has a built-in brake
that stops the pulley within 5 seconds.
Eventually, the internal brake will wear
which may cause the mower blades to not
engage, or, to not stop as required.
Adjustments should be made by your nearest
authorized
service center/department.
1. Make sure attachment
clutch and ignition switches are in "OFF" position.
2. Adjust the three nylon Iocknuts until
space between clutch plate and rotor
measures
.012" at all three slot loca-
you try to manually push the tractor forward. If the rear wheels rotate, the brake
needs to be adjusted or the pads need to
be replaced.
tions cut in the side of brake plate.
NOTE: After installing a new electric
clutch, run tractor at full throttle and
engage and disengage
electric clutch 10
cycles to wear in clutch plate.
TO ADJUST
Contact
center.
BRAKE
a Sears
TO REPLACE
Rotor
Clutch Plate
......
:::::::
_-
_
i
:
--
1
1.
Brake
Plate
AND ADJUST
service
MOTmON DRmVE BELT
Remove mower (See "TO REMOVE
MOWER" in this section of this man-
ual.)
BELT REMOVAL
Nylon Locknut (3)
TO CHECK
qualified
Park the tractor on level surface.
Engage
parking brake. For ease of service there is
a belt installation guide decal on bottom of
left footrest.
.012"
Slot (3)
or other
2.
BRAKE
If tractor requires more than five (5) feet to
stop at highest speed in highest gear on a
level, dry concrete or paved surface, then
brake must be checked and adjusted.
3.
-
Create slack in belt by removing
retainer spring from drive belt tension
handle.
Remove belt from all idler pulleys,
transaxb
pulley and then from engine
pulley.
BELT INSTALLATION
1.
27
-
Install new belt around engine pulley
first, then around transaxle pulley and
lastly into all the idler pulleys.
2. Checkto be sure belt is positionedcorrectly and is on properside of all belt
keepers.
3. Engagethe drive belt tension handle
and replacethe retainerspring.
4. Reinstallmower.
FRONT
WHEEL
TOE4N/CAMBER
The front wheel
toe-in
and camber
are not
adjustable
on your tractor. If damage has
occurred to affect the front wheel toe-in or
camber, contact
service center.
a Sears
or other qualified
TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAmRS
FRONT WHEEL -
Retainer
Spring
Drive Belt
Tension Handle
Engine Pulley
Transaxle Pulley
Belt Keeper
Fiat Idler
1.
2.
Block up axle securely.
Remove axle cover, retaining ring and
washers to allow wheel removal.
3.
4.
Repair tire and reassemble.
Replace washers and snap retaining
ring securely in axle groove.
Replace axle cover.
5.
REAR WHEEL
Belt
Belt
Keeper
"\ Belt
V-Idler
1.
2.
Keeper
Keeper Clutching
Idler
Fiat Idler
TRANSAXLE
MOTmON CONTROL
VER NEUTRAL
ADJUSTMENT
position.
Tighten the adjustment
Repair tire and reassemble.
Replace
and tighten hub bolts securely.
NOTE: To seal tire punctures and prevent
flat tires due to slow leaks, purchase and
use tire sealant from Sears. Tire sealant
LE-
also prevents tire dry rot and corrosion.
VVashers
Retaining
Ring /
Axle
Cover
bolt.
Adjustment Bolt
TRANSMmSSmON
REPLACEMENT
TO START
REMOVAL/
If steering
horizontal
positioned
ing wheel
horizontal.
STEERmNG WHEEL
ENGmNE WroTH A WEAK
BAT-
ARNmNG:
Lead-acid batteries generate explosive gases. Keep sparks, flame
and smoking materials away from batteries. Always wear eye protection when
around batteries.
If your battery is too weak to start the
engine, it should be recharged.
(See "BATTERY" in the MAINTENANCE
section of
Should your transmission
require removal
for service or replacement,
it should be
purged after reinstallation
and before operating the tractor. See "PURGE TRANSMISSION" in the Operation section of this
manual.
TO ADJUST
I_IENT
Block rear axle securely.
Remove five (5) hub bolts to allow
wheel removal.
3.
The motion control lever has been preset
at the factory and adjustment
should not
be necessary.
1. Park Tractor on level surface. Stop
tractor by turning ignition key to "OFF"
position and engage parking brake.
2. Loosen the adjustment
bolt in front of
the right rear wheel.
3. Move motion control lever to the neutral
4.
-
this manual).
If "jumper cables" are used for emergency
starting, follow this procedure:
mMPORTANT:
Your tractor is equipped
with a 12 volt system. The other vehicle
must also be a 12 volt system. Do not use
your tractor battery to start other vehicles.
AUGN-
wheel crossbars
are not
(left to right) when wheels are
straight forward, remove steerand reassemble
with crossbars
Tighten securely.
TO ATTACH
28
JUMPER
CABLES
-
1. Connect one end of the RED cable
to the POSITIVE
(+) terminal of each
battery(A-B),
taking care not to short
against tractor chassis.
2. Connectone end of the BLACKcable
to the NEGATIVE(-) terminal (C) of
fully charged battery.
3. Connectthe other end of the BLACK
cable (D) to good chassisground,
awayfrom fuel tank and battery.
TO REMOVECABLES, REVERSE
ORDER1. BLACKcable first from chassis and
then from the fully charged battery.
2. RED cable last from both batteries.
TO REPLACE
1.
2.
HEADUGHT
Raise hood.
Pull bulb holder
BULB
out of the hole in the
backside of the grill.
Replace bulb in holder and push bulb
holder securely back into the hole in
the backside of the grill.
4. Close hood.
mNTERLOCKS AND RELAYS
3.
Loose or damaged wiring may
your tractor to run poorly, stop
prevent it from starting.
,, Check wiring. See electrical
diagram in the Repair Parts
TO REPLACE
FUSE
cause
running,
or
wiring
section.
Replace with 30 amp automotive-type
plug-in fuse. The fuse holder is located
behind the dash.
Weak or Dead
Battery
Fully Charged
Battery
TO REMOVE
SEMBLY
PLACING
BATTERY
WARNmNG:
Do not short battery
terminals
by allowing a wrench or any
other object to contact both terminals at
the same time. Before connecting
battery,
remove metal bracelets, wristwatch
bands,
rings, etc.
Positive terminal must be connected
first to prevent sparking from accidental
grounding.
1. Lift hood to raised position.
2. Remove terminal guard.
3. Disconnect
BLACK battery cable
then RED battery cable and carefully
remove battery from tractor.
4. Install new battery with terminals in
same position as old battery.
5. Reinstall terminal guard.
6. First connect RED battery cable to
positive (+) battery terminal with hex
bolt and keps nut as shown. Tighten
securely.
7. Connect BLACK grounding cable to
negative (-) battery terminal with remaining hex bolt and keps nut. Tighten
securely
8. Close terminal access doors.
9. Close hood.
Terminal
Access
Door
Terminal
Guard
Keps Nut
9
HOOD
AND
GRmLL AS-
1.
Raise hood.
2.
3.
Unsnap headlight wire connector.
Stand in front of tractor. Grasp hood at
sides, tilt toward engine and lift off of
tractor.
4.
When replacing hood, be sure to reconnect the headlight wire connector.
, Connector
Hex BoUt
Positive
(Red) CabUe
Negative (BUack)
CabUe
29
Maintenance, repair, or replacement of
the emission control devices and systems,
which are being done at the customers expense, may be performed by any non-road
engine repair establishment or individual.
Warranty repairs must be performed by an
authorized engine manufacturer's service
outlet.
TO ADJUST THROTTLE CONTROL
CABLE
The throttle control has been preset at the
factory and adjustment should not be necessary. Check adjustment as described
below before loosening cane. If adjustment is necessary, proceed as follows:
1. With engine not running, move throttle
control lever to fast position.
2. Check that speed control lever is
against stop screw. If it is not, loosen
casing clamp screw and pull throttle
cable until lever is against screw.
Tighten clamp screw securely.
UdUe
Adjusting
Needb (if
Equipped)
IMPORTANT:
Damage to the needles
and the seats in carburetor
may result
screw is turned in too tight.
Speed
Adjusting
iScrew
PRELIMINARY
1.
Throttle
Control
CaNe
Choke
Control
Cable
Stop
2.
Clamp Screw
TO ADJUST
CHOKE
Adjustments
section of this manual).
With engine off turn idle fuel adjusting needle in (clockwise)
closing it
finger tight and then turn out (counterclockwise)
1 turn.
SETTING
-
1. Start engine and allow to warm for five
minutes. Make final adjustments
with
engine running and shift/motion
control
lever in neutral (N) position.
NOTE: The high idle is set at the factory
and cannot be adjusted.
2. Idle speed setting - With throttle control
lever in slow position, engine should
idle at 1750 RPM. If engine idles too
slow or fast, turn idle speed adjusting
screw in or out until correct idle is attained.
The choke control has been preset at the
factory and adjustment
should not be necessary, check adjustment
as described
below before loosening cable. If adjustment
is necessary,
proceed as follows:
1. With engine not running, move choke
control (located on dash panel) to full
choke position.
2. Remove air cleaner cover, filter and
cartridge
plate to expose carburetor
choke (See "AIR FILTER" in the Maintenance section of this manual).
3. Choke should be closed. If it is not,
loosen casing clamp screw and move
choke cable until choke is completely
closed. Tighten casing clamp screw
securely.
4. Reassemble
air cleaner.
Cbsed For
Full Choke
3.
4.
Idle fuel needle setting - With throttle
control lever in slow position, turn idle
fuel adjusting needle in (clockwise)
until engine speed decreases
and then
turn out (counterclockwise)
approximately 3/4 turn to obtain the best low
speed performance.
Recheck idle speed. Readjust if necessary.
ACCELERATION
5.
TO ADJUST
-
Be sure you have a clean air filter, and
the throttle control cable is adjusted
properly (see "TO ADJUST THROTTLE
CONTROL
CABLE" in the Service and
FINAL
CONTROL
SETTING
if
Move throttle
TEST
control
lever from slow
to fast position. If engine hesitates or
dies, turn idle fuel adjusting needle out
(counterclockwise)
1/8 turn. Repeat
test and continue to adjust, if necessary, until engine accelerates
smoothly.
High speed stop is factory adjusted. Do
not adjust-damage
may result.
IMPORTANT:
Never tamper with the
engine governor, which is factory set
for proper engine speed. Overspeeding
the engine above the factory high speed
setting can be dangerous.
If you think
the engine-governed
high speed needs
adjusting, contact your nearest Sears or
other qualified service center, which has
proper equipment
and experience
to make
any necessary
adjustments.
CARBURETOR
The carburetor
has been present at the
factory and adjustment
should not be necessary. However, minor adjustment
may
be required to compensate
for differences
in fuel, temperature,
altitude or load. If the
carburetor
does need adjustment,
proceed
as follows:
In general, turning the adjusting needles
in (clockwise)
decreases
the supply of
fuel to the engine giving a leaner fuel/air
mixture. Turning the adjusting needles out
(counterclockwise)
increases the supply
of fuel to the engine giving a richer fuel/air
mixture.
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Immediately
prepare your tractor for storage at the end of the season or if the tracwill not be used for 30 days or more.
WARNmNG:
Never store the tractor
Also, 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.
1. Drain the fuel tank.
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.
2.
Start the engine and let it run until the
fuel lines and carburetor
are empty.
• Never use engine or carburetor cleaner
products in the fuel tank or permanent
damage may occur.
• Use fresh fuel next season.
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.
1. Clean entire tractor (See "CLEANING"
in the Maintenance
section of this
manual).
2. Inspect and replace belts, if necessary
(See belt replacement
instructions
in
the Service and Adjustments
section of
this manual).
3. Lubricate as shown in the Maintenance
section of this manual.
4. Be sure that all nuts, bolts and screws
are securely fastened.
Inspect moving
parts for damage, breakage and wear.
Replace if necessary.
5. Touch up all rusted or chipped paint
surfaces; sand lightly before painting.
NOTE: 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 after adding stabilizer
to allow the stabilizer to reach the carburetor. Do not drain the gas tank and
carburetor
if using fuel stabilizer.
ENG(NE O(L
Drain oil (with engine warm) and replace
with clean engine oil. (See "ENGINE" in
the Maintenance
section of this manual).
1.
2.
Fully charge the battery for storage.
• After a period of time in storage, battery
may require recharging.
• To help prevent corrosion
and power
leakage during long periods of storage,
battery cables should be disconnected
and battery cleaned thoroughly
(see "TO
CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS"
in
the Maintenance
section of this manual).
After cleaning, leave cables disconnected and place cables where they
cannot come in contact with battery
terminals.
•
3.
4.
OTHER
,, Do not store gasoline from one season
to another.
,, Replace your gasoline can if your can
starts to rust. Rust and/or dirt in your
gasoline will cause problems.
If possible, store your tractor indoors
and cover it to give protection from dust
and dirt.
,, Cover your tractor with a suitable protective cover that does not retain moisture. Do not use plastic. Plastic cannot
breathe which allows condensation to
form and will cause your tractor to rust.
mMPORTANT: Never cover tractor while
engine and exhaust areas are still warm.
If battery is removed from tractor for
storage, do not store battery directly on
concrete or damp surfaces.
FUEL
Remove spark plug(s).
Pour one ounce of oil through spark
plug hole(s) into cylinder(s).
Turn ignition key to start position for a
few seconds to distribute oil.
Replace with new spark plug(s).
SYSTEM
mMPORTANT:
It is important to prevent
gum deposits from forming in essential
fuel system parts such as carburetor, fuel
hose, or tank during storage.
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TROUBLESHOOTmNG CHART:
See appropriate
section in rnanuam unmess directed
PROBLEM
Wiii not start
CAUSE
1.
2.
3.
Out of fuel.
Engine not "CHOKED"
properly.
Engine flooded.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Bad spark plug.
Dirty air filter.
Dirty fuel filter.
Water in fuel.
10. Engine valves out of
adjustment.
11. Extreme Cold Conditions
Engine
turn
wiii
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
not
8.
9.
Check all wiring.
See "To Adjust Carburetor"
in Service and Adjustments
section.
10. Contact a Sears or other
qualified service center.
11. See "To start engine" in
operation section.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Clean/replace
air filter.
Replace spark plug.
Recharge
or replace battery.
Replace fuel filter.
Drain fuel tank and refill with
fresh gasoline.
Check all wiring.
See "To Adjust Carburetor"
Service and Adjustments
section.
Contact a Sears or other
6.
7.
8. Engine valves out of
adjustment.
8.
1.
1. Depress
2.
Brake pedal not
depressed
Attachment
clutch
3.
4.
engaged.
Weak or dead battery.
Blown fuse.
5.
6.
7.
8.
g.
Engine clicks but
wiii not start
Dirty air filter.
Bad spark plug.
Weak or dead battery.
Dirty fuel filter.
Stale or dirty fuel.
1. Fill fuel tank.
2. See "TO START ENGINE"
in Operation section.
3. Wait several minutes before
attempting
to start.
4. Replace spark plug.
5. Clean/replace
air filter.
6. Replace fuel filter.
7. Drain fuel tank and carburetor, refill tank with fresh
gasoline and replace fuel
filter.
6. Loose or damaged wiring.
7. Carburetor out of adjustment.
over
1.
2.
3.
4.
center
CORRECTmON
8. Loose or damaged wiring.
9. Carburetor out of adjustment.
Hard to start
to Sears service
is
qualified
service
center.
brake pedal.
2.
Disengage
clutch.
Corroded battery terminals.
Loose or damaged wiring.
Faulty ignition switch.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Recharge
or replace battery.
Replace fuse.
Clean battery terminals.
Check all wiring.
Check/replace
ignition
switch.
Faulty solenoid
or starter.
8.
Faulty operator presence
switch(es).
9.
Check/replace
solenoid or
starter.
Contact a Sears or other
Weak or dead battery.
Corroded battery terminals.
Loose or damaged wiring.
Faulty solenoid or starter.
1.
2.
3.
4.
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qualified
attachment
service
center.
Recharge
or replace battery.
Clean battery terminals.
Check all wiring.
Check/replace
solenoid or
starter.
in
TROUBLESHOOTmNG CHART:
See appropriate
section
in manuam unmess directed
PROBLEM
CAUSE
Loss of power
1.
CORRECTmON
too much grass/too
2.
3.
3.
Clean
4.
5.
6.
Dirty air filter.
Low oil level/dirty oil.
Faulty spark plug.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Dirty fuel filter.
Stale or dirty fuel.
7.
8.
9.
Water
in fuel.
9.
plug wire loose.
10. Connect and tighten spark
plug wire.
11. Clean engine air screen/
fins.
in "CHOKE"
11. Dirty engine
air screen/fins.
12. Dirty/clogged
muffler.
13. Loose or damaged wiring.
14. Carburetor
out of
adjustment.
15. Engine valves
adjustment.
1. Worn,
out of
1.
underside
housing.
Clean/replace
air filter.
Check oil level/change
oil.
Clean and regap or change
spark plug.
Replace fuel filter.
Drain fuel tank and refill
with fresh gasoline.
Drain fuel tank and
carburetor, refill tank with
fresh gasoline and replace
fuel filter.
qualified
bent or loose
blade.
of mower
12. Clean/replace
muffler.
13. Check all wiring.
14. See "To Adjust Carburetor"
in Service and Adjustments
section.
15. Contact a Sears or other
1.
vibration
Engine continues
to run when
operator
leaves
seat with
attachment
clutch engaged
center
position.
Build-up of grass, leaves
and trash under mower.
10.Spark
Excessive
service
Set in "Higher Cut" position/
reduce speed.
Adjust throttle control.
2.
Cutting
fast.
Throttle
to Sears
service
center.
Replace blade.
Tighten blade bolt.
Contact a Sears or other
qualified service center.
Tighten loose part(s).
Replace damaged parts.
2.
Bent blade mandrel.
2.
3.
Loose/damaged
3.
1.
Faulty operator-safety
presence control system.
1.
Check wiring, switches and
connections.
If not corrected
contact a Sears or other
qualified service center.
Worn,
1.
2.
3.
Replace blade. Tighten
blade bolt.
Level mower deck.
Clean underside of mower
4.
housing.
Contact a Sears or other
5.
qualified service center.
Clean around mandrels to
Poorout-uneven
,
2.
3.
4.
5.
Mower
part(s).
bent or loose
blade.
deck not level.
Buildup of grass, leaves,
and trash under mower.
Bent blade mandrel.
Clogged mower deck vent
from build-up of grass,
leaves, and trash around
mandrels.
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open vent holes.
TROUBLESHOOTING CHART:
See appropriate
section
PROBLEM
Mower blades wiii
not rotate
in rnanuam unmess directed
CAUSE
to Sears service
CORRECTmON
1.
Obstruction
mechanism.
in clutch
2.
Worn/damaged
drive belt.
3.
4.
Frozen
Frozen
mower
idler pulley.
blade mandrel.
1.
Remove
obstruction.
2.
Replace
mower
3.
4.
Replace idler pulley.
Contact a Sears or other
qualified
Poor grass
discharge
speed
1.
1.
Engine
2.
3.
Travel speed
Wet grass.
too slow.
4.
Mower
5.
Low/uneven
6.
Worn,
7.
8.
Buildup of grass, leaves and
trash under mower.
Mower drive belt worn.
9.
Blades
too fast.
2.
3.
deck not level.
4.
tire air pressure.
bent or loose
improperly
10. Improper
blades
blade.
installed.
used.
11. Clogged mower deck vent
holes from buildup of
grass, leaves, and trash
around mandrels.
Headlight(s)
not
working
(if so equipped)
Battery wiii not
charge
Loss of drive
1.
Switch
2.
3.
4.
Bulb(s) or lamp(s)
Faulty light switch.
Loose or damaged
5.
Blown
is "OFF".
service
center.
Place throttle control in
"FAST" position.
Shift to slower speed.
Allow grass to dry before
mowing.
Level mower deck.
5.
Check tires for proper air
pressure.
6. Replace/sharpen
blade.
Tighten blade bolt.
7. Clean underside of mower
8.
9.
housing.
Replace
Reinstall
down.
mower drive belt.
blades sharp edge
10. Replace with blades listed
in this manual.
11. Clean around mandrels to
open vent holes.
1.
burned
out 2.
3.
wiring.
4.
fuse.
drive belt.
Turn switch
"ON".
Replace bulb(s) or lamp(s).
Check/replace
light switch.
Check wiring and connections.
5.
Replace
1. Bad battery cell(s).
2. Poor cable connections.
1.
2.
3.
3.
Replace battery.
Check/clean
all connections.
Replace regulator.
4.
Replace
1.
Place freewheel
2.
"engaged" position.
Replace motion drive belt.
3.
Purge transmission.
4.
Faulty regulator
(if so equipped).
Faulty alternator.
1.
Freewheel
2.
3.
Engine "backfires"
when turning
engine
"OFF"
center
.
control
in
"disengaged"
position.
Motion drive belt worn,
damaged,
or broken.
Air trapped in transmission
during shipment or servicing.
Engine throttle
set at "SLOW"
control
position for 30 seconds
before stopping engine.
34
not
.
fuse.
alternator.
Move throttle
control
control
in
to
"SLOW" position and allow
to idle for 30 seconds before
stopping
engine.
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SCHEMATmC
SOLENOID
RED
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FUSE
AMMETER
(OPTIONAL)
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(PEDAL UP)
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SEAT SWITCH
(NOT OCCUPIED
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CONNECTOR
BLUE
BLACK
A
IF
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SPARK PLUGS
GAP
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ON TWIN CYL ENGINES)
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15 AMP DC @ 3600 RPM
FUEL SHUT-OFF
SOLENOID
_/
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28 VOLTS AC @ 3600 RPM
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REGULATOR
I ALTERNATOR
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PTO SWITCH
POSITION
IGNITION
POSITION
SWITCH
CIRCUIT
OFF
M+G+A1
ON+LIGHTS B+A1
ON
B + A1
START
B + S + A1
OFF
ON
"MAKE"
C+G,B+H
C+F,B+E,A+D
NONE
L+A2
NONE
NONE
WIRING INSULATED
CLIPS
NOTE: IF WIRING INSULATED
CLIPS WERE REMOVED
FOR
SERVICING
OF UNIT, THEY
SHOULD BE REPLACED
TO
PROPERLY
SECURE YOUR
WIRING.
HEADLIGHTS
CIRCUIT
GFC
NON-REMOVABLE
CONNECTIONS
REMOVABLE
CONNECTIONS
DA
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ELECTRmCAL
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRmPTmON
1
2
8
10
11
12
16
21
22
25
26
27
28
29
30
33
40
42
45
50
52
79
81
144927
74760412
7603J
145211
150109
145769
176138
175688
4152J
185456
108824X
73510400
170697
121305X
175566
140403
188032
154336
122822X
174652
141940
175242
109748X
Battery
Bolt Hex Head 1/4-20 x 3/4
Tray, Battery
Bolt 1/4-20 x 7.5 Zinc
Hold down Battery Dash Mount
Nut Push Nylon 1/4"
Switch HnterIock Push-Hn
Harness Socket Light W/4152J
Bulb Light
CabIe, Battery
Fuse
Nut Keps Hex 1/4-20 Uric
Cable, Ground
Switch, Plunger
Switch, Hgn
Key, Hgnition
Harness Hgn.
Cover, TerminaI
Ammeter
Switch, PTO
Hourmeter Adaptor
Bulbholder Asm Hncandescent SV
Relay Asm.
NOTE: AII component dimensions given in U. S.
inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm
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CHASSmS AND ENCLOSURES
153
138
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148
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161
158
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130
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159
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33-vgt
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156
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TRACTOR
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CHASSmS AND ENCLOSURES
NUMBER
917.276041
KEY PART
NO. NO.
DESCRmPTmON
1
2
5
6
7
8
14
16
17
18
19
20
21
24
28
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
39
43
44
45
47
50
56
58
68
84
86
91
99
122
130
138
139
142
144
148
150
152
153
156
157
158
159
160
161
162
165
166
RaiI, Frame RH
Drawbar, Gt
DashYTGT 2 Cyl
Dash, Lower Vgt One Piece
Screw, Thd Cut 1/4-20 x 1/2
Support, Battery
Hood Asm
Cover, Access
Screw 3/8-16 x .75
Grille
Washer 13/32x13/16x12 Ga.
Bolt, Fin Hex 3/8-16 x 1
Nut Crownlock 3/8-16 Unc
Footrest, RH
Footrest, LH
Saddle, Hydro
Brace, Supt 1-pc VGT
Bracket, Pivot Chassis Lh
Bracket, Pivot Chassis Rh
Plate Asm Engine
Washer 11/32xll/16x16
Ga.
Screw 5/16-18 x 3/4
Fender Pnt
Bracket, Axle Front
Bracket, Spnsn Front Lh
Bracket, Spnsn Front Rh
Bracket Asm. Susp Chas.Rh
ScrewThdrot. 3/8-16 x 1/2
Bracket, Chassis Front
Bracket Asm. Susp Chas. Lh
Bracket Asm. Fender
ScrewThdrol. 5/16-18 x 1/2
Stop Over Center
Bolt Fin Hex 7/16-14 UNC x 1
RaiI, Frame Lh
Rod By Pass
Screw Hex Wshd 8-18 x 7/8
Screw Hwhd Hi-Lo #13-16x3/4
Cup Holder
Bolt Shoulder 5/16-18 TT
Bracket Dash Rh
Bracket Dash Lh
Extrusion Bumpers
Duct Heat Hood
Shield Browning
Lightbox Asm W/Lens
Screw 3/8-16 x .75
Lens Bar
ScrewThdroi 3/8-16 x 1/2
Screw Hexwsh Thdrl 3/8-16 x 3/4
Screw 5/16-18 x 3/4
ConsoIe FueIWindow
Screw Hex 1/4-1/2 Unc
Bracket Support Tank
Nut 7/16-14
180375
175282
163976X428
157882
17720408
184668
175260X615
121794X
17060612
174515X615
19131312
STD523710
STD541437
179717X615
179716X615
145052
161419
161327
161326
177018
19111116
17060512
178510X615
175278
136939
136940
154913
17490608
175476
154914
183569
17490508
142992
74780616
180374
177143
161464
171875
179125X428
171873
161897
161900
164655
175352
177956
179761
17000612
161840
17670608
17000612
17000512
179612X428
142432
183554
73680700
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U. S.
inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm
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NUMBER
917.276041
GROUND DRmVE
6
38
46
37
68
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127
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TRACTOR
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NUMBER
917.276041
GROUND DRmVE
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
7070E
7563R
STD561210
140507
140080
73940800
180235
130564
176600
12000053
71673
137648
149412
121749X
150035
74321016
178575
73931000
8883R
145170
72110614
131494
127783
105706X
161597
74760724
143995
176601
179613
STD571812
123800X
179121X428
74490548
142432
74780716
73680700
133835
TransaxIe Hydro Gear
331-3000 (See Breakdown)
Key 1/4 x 2.5
Washer Thrust
Pin, Cotter
Wheel, Hub Assembly
Bolt, Hub
Nut
Lever Asm Shift Lower
Knob
Brake, Rod
Ring E
Cap, Parking Brake
Rod, Parking Brake
Spring, Drive Ground
Washer 25/32 x 1-1/4 x 16 Ga.
Nyliner
Screw, Fin. #10-24 x 1
Actuator, Interlock Switch
Nut Centerlock 10-24 Uric
Cover, Pedal
Retainer, Spring
Bolt, 3/8-16 x 1-3/4 Gr. 5
Pulley, Idler, Flat
Pultey, Idler, Grooved
Bearing, Idler
V-Belt
Bolt Fin Hex 7/16-14 x 1-1/2
Pulley, Transaxle
Shaft, Clutch/Brake PedaI
Bolt, Shoulder
Pin, Roll
Washer
Console Automatic YT/GT
Bolt Hex Hghd 5/16-18 x 3 Gr. 5
Screw HexWsh. Hi-Lo 1/4-1/2
Bolt Fin Hex 7/16-14 x 1 Gr. 5
Nut Crown!ock 7/16-14 Unc
Fastener Christmas Tree
1
2
3
6
7
9
20
22
23
29
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
46
48
50
52
55
56
58
61
64
65
68
69
70
73
74
77
89
94
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
98
106
107
108
111
112
114
117
120
121
122
141004
142918
154739
142917
156240
178558
73800500
73900600
17060612
175611
72010520
123
124
125
126
183254
165492
166880
166002
127
128
129
130
131
132
133
135
137
138
142
143
145
146
147
148
151
152
153
177362
176624
179473
19131016
76020312
175467
175468
177364
1685H
1370H
175469
17060512
163168
140462
141322
17060620
74760514
178705
4997H
DESCRIPTION
Bracket Shift
O-Ring Asm Hydro Gear
Line FueI Hydro 15"VGT
Cap Asm Vent Hydro Gear 70109
Spacer Shift Lever VGTH
Washer Nylon High Temp
Nut Lock Hx W/Ins 5/16-18 Uric
Nut, Lock Fig. 3/8-16
Screw 3/8-16 x .75
Bracket Strap Torque
Bolt RDHD SQ 5/16-18 unc x
2-1/2
Rod Shift
Bolt Shoulder 5/16-18 x .561
Screw 5/16-18 x 5/8
Washer SRRTD 5/161D x 1.0 x
.125
Link Control Clutch
Spring Drive GRND
Bracket Asm IdIer Tensioning
Washer 13/32 x 5/8 x 16 Ga
Pin Cotter 3/32 x 3/4
Bracket Mtg Hydro 3500 LH VGT
Bracket Mtg Hydro 3500 RH VGT
Link Asm Control Hydro 3500
Nut Lock 5/16-18 NC Thd
Washer Thrust 5/8 x 1.10 x 1/32
Strap Torque HG-3500
Screw Thdrol 5/16-18 x 3/4
Washer Axle Flange HG-3000
Fan 7" Hydro
Washer
Screw 3/8-16 x 1.0-1/4
Bolt Fin Hex 5/16-18 x 7/8
Bolt hex 5/16-18 x 1
Retainer Spring
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U. S.
inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
18
19
20
21
22
23
26
27
28
29
31
32
33
34
35
36
41
42
44
45
46
47
49
50
51
52
Wheel, Steering
Axle Asm. Front
Fitting, Grease
Spindle Asm, LH
Spindle Asm. RH
Bearing, Race Thrust Harden
Washer 25/32 x 1-5/8 x 16 Ga.
Ring, Klip #T5304-75
Cap, Spindle
Bolt, Fin Hex 5/8-11 x 2-3/4
Spacer Bearing Axie Front
Nut, Lock FIange 5/8-11 Unc
Washer 25/32 x 1-1/4 x 16 Ga.
Washer, Lock Hvy HIcl Spr 3/8
Nut, Lock Center 3/8-24 UNF
Shaft Asm. Steering
Draglink Vgt
Support Asm. Steering Vgt
Boot, Steering
Adapter, Wheel Steering
Bushing, Strg. BIk
Screw
Cap, Wheel Steering
Bearing, Col. Strg.
Screw, 3/8-16 x 3/4
Bearing, Flange
Bushing, Nyliner Snap
Washer 11/32xlx10Ga.
Washer, Lock Hvy Hid Spr 5/16
Bolt Fin Hex 5/16-18unc x 3/4
Gear, Sector Steering
Tie Rod
Bracket Switch Interlock VGT 97
Screw Thdrol 5/16-18 x 1/2 Tyt
Extension, Steering
Washer 9/16 x 1-1/2 x 11 Ga.
Washer Flat 13/32 x 1 x 10 Ga.
Bracket Asm Idler Stationary
Pulley Idler Fiat
Nut Lock Hg 3/8-16 UNC
Nut Hex Jam Toplock 1/2-20 unf
Clip Steering
159944X428
178557
6855M
161849
161848
6266H
121748X
12000029
184946X505
74781044
136518
73901000
121749X
STD551137
STD541537
186814
175572
156011
163887X428
159945
155105
152927
159946X428
3366R
17000612
104239X
138136
19111610
STD551131
74780512
187039
186799
155246
17490508
160135X428
19182411
19131610
179471
175820
73900600
73940800
175553
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U. S.
inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm
43
TRACTOR
°° MODEL
NUMBER
917.276041
ENGINE
1
69 _
62
84
i
12
81
18
28
26
27
29
\
/
39
I SPARK ARRESTER
40
engine=kohter22
KEY PART
NO+ NO+
1
2
8
9
10
11
12
15
18
20
21
22
24
25
26
27
28
29
31
37
39
KIT I
15-vgt
149723
121361X
177748
175288
170056
143996
179115
179124X428
177328X428
171875
175441X428
STD551237
73920600
3645J
139277
7834R
137180
145006
123487X
17490636
DESCRIPTION
Engine (See Breakdown)
KoNer Model No, CV730-0017
Muffler
Pulley V-Idler
Keeper Asm, Belt Engine
Bushing
Clutch Electric
Pulley Engine VGT Elect Clutch
Tank Fuel Rear 5,0 Yt/Gt 96
Cap Asm Fuel W/Gauge
Control Throttle
Screw hwhd Hi-Lo #13-16x3/4
Control Choke
Washer Ext Tooth 3/8
Nut Keps 3/8 - 24 UNF
Bushing
Stem Tank Fuel
Fue+Line
Spark Arrester Kit
Clip
Clamp Hose
ScrewTT 3/8-16 x 2-1/4 UNC
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
40
41
17490664
126197X
42
47
62
69
70
71
74
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
STD551143
175287
146629
24-041-49
175545
175546
162295
M73030800
148456
181654
171877
17060624
179953
184362
DESCRIPTION
Screw TT 3/8-16 x 4 UNC
Washer 1-1/20D x15/32 ID x
.250
Washer Lock 7/16
Spacer Engine
Shield Heat Muffler
Gasket
Tube Exhaust LH
Tube Exhaust RH
Elbow Street Brass
Nut FIange
Tube Drain Oil Easy
Plug Drain Oil Easy
Bolt 5/16-18unc x 3/4
Screw 3/8-16 x 1-1/2
Bolt Hex 7/16 - 20 x 3,75 Gr, 5
Nut Hex Flange Toptock M81.25
NOTE: AlEcomponent dimensions given in U. S.
inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm
44
TRACTOR -- MODEL
NUMBER
917.276041
SEAT ASSEMBLY
\
\
\
\
\
\
\\\\
seat6-vgt
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
1
2
5
6
7
8
10
12
13
14
15
180598
180166
145006
STD541437
124181X
171877
180186
121246X
121248X
72050412
121249X
Seat
Bracket, Pivot Seat
Clip, Push In, Hinged
Nut 3/8-16 Unc
Spring, Seat Cprsn
Bolt 5/16-18U ncx3/4 w/Sems
Pan, Seat
Bracket, Mounting Switch
Bushing, Snap
Bolt, Carriage 1/4-20 X 1-1/2
Spacer, Split
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
16
17
18
19
20
21
37
38
39
123740X
123976X
19171912
166369
124238X
171852
73800500
71110616
19131610
Spring, Cprsn
Nut, Lock 1/4 Lge Hg Gr. 5
Washer 17/32xl-3/16x12 Ga.
Knob, Seat
Cap, Spring Seat
Bolt, Shoulder 5/16-18
Nut, Lock Hx w/Ins. 5/16-18
Bolt 3/8-16 x 1
Washer 13/32 x 1 x 10 Ga.
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U. S.
inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm
45
TRACTOR
oo MODEL
NUMBER
917.276041
DECALS
17
17
3
18
15
15
12
26
23
13
8
22
25
20
KEY PART
NO. NO.
1
2
164094
149516
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
186242
186243
140837
133644
185980
177918
186572
156439
181252
177554
186404
160397
186725
WHEELS
11
14
DESCRIPTION
Decal Dash
Decal Battery DNGR/PSN
ENG Asm
Deca! Hood RH
Decal Hood LH
Decal Brake Parking Saddle
Decal Maintenance
Decal Engine
Decal Engine
Decal, Fender
Decal Fender Danger
Decal FTREST
Decal V-Belt Dr Sch
Decal Replacement
Decal V-Belt Schem
Decal Hood Side Phi
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
17
18
19
20
22
23
25
26
------
177665
164065
138047
181470
177914
106202X
177917
177916
179768X428
166960
179769X428
188083
188084
Decal Dash Panel
Decal Insert Strg
Decal Battery
Decal Deck Levet
Decal Engine Logo
Reflector, Taillight
Decal Engine LH
Decal Engine RH
Pad Footrest LH
Decal Drawbar CNTRL
Pad Footrest RH
Owner's Manual, English
Owner's Manual, Spanish
KEY PART
NO. NO.
AND TmRES
1
2
3
4
5
6
3
4
7
KEY
NO.
10
59192
65139
106228X624
8134H
105588X
278H
9040H
5
9
8
9
10
11
12
104757X428
106230X
7154J
106277X624
6856M
144334
DESCRIPTION
Cap Valve Tire
Stem VaK,'e
Rim Asm Front
Tube, Front (Service Item Only)
Tire, Front
Fitting Grease (Front Wheel
Only)
Bearing Flange(Front Wheel
Only)
Cap Axle (Front Wheel Only)
Tire Rear
Tube Rear (Service Item Only)
Rim Asm Rear
Fitting Grease
Sealant, Tire ( 10 oz. Tube)
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U. S.
inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm
46
TRACTOR
oo MODEL
NUMBER
917.276041
UFT ASSEMBLY
40
42
35 73
43
38
39
_23
_11
23
13
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
10
11
12
13
14
23
24
26
29
3O
31
32
121006X
180045
159189
12000022
19292016
71110624
175830
175831X505
183894
146704
163552
139868
169865
STD624008
73350800
73800800
150233
110807X
STD551037
137150
Rod Asm, Lever
Shaft Asm, Lift Vgt
Lever Asm, Lift Rh
E-Ring Truarc #5133-87
Washer 29/32 x 1-1/4 x 16 Ga.
Bolt, Fin Hex 3/8-16 x 1-1/2
Grip, HandIe Fluted
Plunger, Button
Spring
Link Lift
Retainer Spring
Arm Asm. Suspension Mower
Bearing Pivot Lift Tapered
Retainer, Spring
Nut, Jam Hex 1/2-13 Unc
Nut 1/2-13 Unc
Trunnion, Infin Height
Nut, Special
Washer 13/32 x 5/8 x 16 Ga.
Spring, Compression Inf Hgt
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
34
35
38
39
40
41
42
43
70
72
73
75
76
78
82
137167
138057
155097
123935X
17060516
73540600
19112410
123934X
145212
110452X
73350600
175805
175560
175689
169484
Rod, Adj Lift
Knob, hf 3/8-16 Uric
Pointer, Height hdicator
Plug, Hole
Screw Hex Wsh 5/16-18 x 1
Nut 3/8-24
Washer 11/32 x 1-1/2 x 10 Ga.
Scale, hdicator Height
Nut Hex Flange Lock
Nut Push Phos & Oil
Nut Hex Jam 3/8-16 UNC
Plate Asm. Susp. Front
Pin, Flange
Trunnion Susp. Front
Retainer Clip
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U. S.
inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm
47
TRACTOR ooMODEL NUMBER 917.276041
MOWERDECK
45
53,
48
52
48
48
45
99 _......._
49
62
47
65
'\
\40
\
110
6
104 ,_,_:_
59 '_
58 103'_1!I'_
36
64
_67
2
22
21
_l
112
45
54
6
7
11
23
48
mower
deck%0
4
TRACTOR
°° MODEL
NUMBER
917.276041
MOWER DECK
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
1
2
5
6
7
8
181606
STD541431
138457
STD624008
178024
850857
9
STD551137
10
140296
11
--
137380
156468
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
26
27
28
30
137553
137152
110485X
174493
106735X
19111016
105304X
123713X
137607
110452X
110509X428
72110606
STD551037
132823
173984
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
39
40
42
178342
153535
129963
72140610
72110616
72110608
137166
131494
174375
STD533107
DESCRIPTION
Mower Deck Weldment 50
Nut, CrownIock 5/16-18
Bracket Asm. Sway Bar
Retainer, Spring
Bar, Sway Deck
Bolt 3/8-24 x 1+25G r+8
Patched
Washer, Lock Hvy 3/8
Unplated
Washer, Hard Blade Mower
Vented
(The folIowing blades are
available)
Biade, 50" Hi-Lift Std
Biade, 50" Hi-L+ft Prem+um
(For better wear)
Shaft Asm. W/Lower Brg
Housing, Mandrel 50" Vent
Bearing, Bal! Mandrel
Stripper, Mower Vented
Rod, Hinge
Washer 11/32 x 5/8 x 16 Ga+
Cap, Sleeve
Spring, Torsion Deflector
Bracket, Deflector
Nut, Push
Shield, Deflector Mower
Bolt 3/8-16 x 3/4
Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 Ga+
Spacer, Spring Stop IdIer
Screw Thdrol Rolling Washer
Head
Nut, FIgTop Lock Cntr 9/16
PulIey, Mandrel
Washer, Spacer Mower Vented
Bolt, Carriage 3/8-16 x 1-1/4
Bolt, Carriage 3/8-16 x 2
Bolt, Carriage 3/8-16 x 1 Gr+5
Stiffener, Arm Idler
PuIIey, Hler Fiat
PuiIey, Driven
Bolt, Carriage 5/16-18 Unc x 3/4
KEY PART
NO. NO.
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
58
59
62
64
65
66
67
99
103
104
105
136460
165723
STD541437
74760628
137200
137729
136574
137272
137273
184058
180807
148763
144959
138687
133957
184219
178515
19121414
151831
156009
73930600
72110614
155986X505
156941
156852
106
156853
107
156854
108
156856
109
110
112
113
--
72010505
73980500
19171216
72110504
143651
--
185831
DESCRIPTION
Arm, Idler Secondary
Spacer, Retainer
Nut, Crownlock 3/8-16 Uric
Bolt, Fin Hex 3/8-16 Unc x 1-3/4
Cover, Mandrel RH
Screw, Thd Roll 1/4-20 x 5/8
Cover, Mandrel LH
Arm, Idler Primary
Spring, Secondary
Pulley, HlerV Groove
Shield, Idler
V-Belt, Mower Primary
V-Belt, Mower Secondary
Spring, Primary
Wheel, Gauge
Bolt, ShouIder
Washer Hardened
Washer 3/8 x 3/4 x 14 Ga+
Pulley Idler Flat Mower
Keeper, Belt IdIer 44/50"
Nut, Centerlock 3/8-16
Bolt, Carriage 3/8-16 x 1-3/4 Gr+5
Bar Adj Wheel Gauge
Pin Head Pwot
Bracket Wheel Rivet Gauge
Rear RH
Bracket Wheel Rivet Gauge
Rear LH
Bracket Wheel Rivet Gauge
Front RH
Bracket Wheel Rivet Gauge
Front LH
Bolt 5/16-18 x 5/8
Nut 5/16-18
Washer 17/32 x 3/4 x 16 Ga+
Bolt Carriage 5/16 x 1/2
Mandre! Assembly dncludes
Key Nos+8-10, 13-15, 31 and 33)
Replacement Mower, Complete
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U. S.
inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm
49
TRACTOR
oo MODEL NUMBER
TRANSA×LE=-MODEL
NUMBER 331-3000
917.276041
I/1\
137\
-\
<;
_J
65
\
i
68_
i
85
J
/65
A22
121"
79
97
205
5O
SEALANt
20W50
O)L
KN,
SEAL
TRACTOR
oo MODEL NUMBER
TRANSAXLE--MODEL
NUMBER 331-3000
Key
No,
Part
No.
1
161122
2A
193015
2B
193016
3
184703
4
5
6
7
8
10
11
12
13
14
15
161125
142932
142928
142933
142934
169524
173159
161126
142978
142977
169898
21
150786
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
46
48
50
161127
169526
161128
161129
161130
169527
142941
169887
161133
142940
178318
178319
170421
142967
184694
169529
142945
142952
142953
142965
150797
184702
178320
178343
51
52
53
54
55
169530
169531
144581
161139
178321
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
169533
161142
161143
161144
161145
161146
161147
161148
161149
Description
Kit housing main
Main housing
Lip seal
Flange bearing
Trunnion bushing
Cradle bearing
Kit, housing dh
R.H. Housing
Flange bearing
Needle bearing (sce1412)
Lip seal (.875 ID x 1.3 0D x .25)
Kit, brake bolt
Bolt, hex hd 1/4_20 x 1.25 W/patch
Bolt, hex hd 1/4-20 x 2.25 W/patch
Kit, center section
Center section
Bushing .50 X .60 X .50
Bushing .90 X 1.02 X .75
Plate bypass
Check plug assembly.044
Check plug assembly, no bleed
Spacer (BDR BDU 10)
Seal, lip
Retaining ring
Retaining ring
Bearing, ball
Swash plate (BDP, BDU 10)
Bearing, thrust (10cc)
Shaft, input (310-3000)
Washer, block thrust
Spring, helical compression
Kit, cylinder block (10cc)
10CC cylinder block
10CC piston
10CC piston spring
Piston seat washer
Block, (BD-21& IHT)
21CC Cylinder block
Piston seat washer
210C piston
21CC piston spring
Shaft, motor (310-3000)
Bearing, thrust (21cc)
Control arm (310-3000)
Spacer (310-3000)
Gear, 16t pinion
Capscrew
Guide block (BD-21)
Trunnion, tapered square
Bearing, journal
Seal, lip
Return arm (310-3000)
Actuating arm (310-3000)
Bolt, stud 5/16-24
Friction puck
Kit, bypass plate
Bypass actuator (IHT)
Seal, lip
Bypass arm
Retaining ring
Pin
Bolt 3/8-24 x 2-1/2
Spring, neutral (310-3000)
Puck, adjusting (310-3000)
Screw, hex head washer cap screw
dZT) 1/4-20 x 3/4
Lower cover
Geroter assembly
O-ring
Charge pump housing
Kit, filter
Gasket .10 X .16 X 4.24
Filter
Charge manifold 310-3000
Retainer, motor bearing (310-3000)
Pin, carrier (310-3000)
Gear, 15t planet (310-3000)
Gear, 67t spur (310-3000)
Gear, 21t sun (310-3000)
Plate, planet thrust (310-3000)
Gear, 51t ring (310-3000)
Carrier, planetary
(310-3000)
Key
No,
Part
No.
65
66
161150
161151
67
68
69
71
73
74
75
76
77
79
80
81
82
83
84
161152
161153
169534
161155
161156
169535
161157
161158
142884
178322
161159
161160
161161
161162
161163
85
87
88
161164
178323
178784
89
90
92
93
94
95
96
97
106
108
110
178783
178326
178787
142969
142980
169537
169538
111
150812
116
117
120
121
122
124
125
128
129
130
131
132
134
137
139
141
144
145
146
151
152
153
155
169539
161168
142883
193019
178329
178330
170409
170415
170416
170411
142882
193020
178331
178333
161176
178335
169545
169546
169547
170417
178336
170434
178337
157
169
203
169548
184701
178338
900
176056
Note:
51
161166
150800
150813
917.276041
Description
Gear differential
bevel (310-3000)
Gear, differential
bevel pinion
(310-3000)
Shaft, differential
(310-3000)
Plate, differential thrust (310-3000)
Bearing, flange (310-3000)
Washer, flat (1.00 Id) (310-3000)
Nut, 5/8-18 hex jam (310-3000)
Bearing, ball (310-3000)
Seal, lip (310-3000)
Shaft, axle (310-3000)
Washer, flat
Sealant tube
Screw, torx head 5/16-18 (310-3000)
Bearing, needle (210-3000)
Washer, flat (0.880 ID) (310-3000)
Ring, retaining (310-3000)
Seal, lip (.875 ID x 1.38 OD x .25)
(310-3000)
Brake disc (310-3000)
Washer (310-3000)
Screw, 5/16-24x 1 1/2 socket head cap
(310-3000)
Bearing, ball
Spacer, locating (310-3000)
Screw (310-3000)
Spring
Spacer
Nut, nylon insert hex lock 5/16-24
Bearing, sleeve (310-3000)
20W-50 oil 122 oz
Spacer, trunnion (310-3000)
Plug, plastic shipping
O-ring
Fitting, plastic hose
O-ring
Breather vent, plastic
Vent, plastic
Vent, cap
Ring, retaining (310-3000)
Pin
Brake puck
Bolt, hex hd 1/4-20 x 1.25 W/patch
Kit, brake yoke
Brake arm
Pin, brake actuating
Nut, castle 5/16-24
Pin, cotter 3/32x3/4
Spacer, brake torsion spring
Brake puck plate
Bolt, hex hd 1/4-20 x 2.25 W/patch
Brake comp. Spring
Pin, spring (310-3000)
Washer, flat
Spring, brake arm bias
O-ring
Spring, relief
Steel ball 7/16
Brake spring
Brake pull rod
Plug, straight thread 9/16-18
Kit fan/pulley
Nut, jam 1/2-20
Washer, OD slotted .53 X 1.63 X .06
Pulley
Fan
O-ring
Pin, spring 5/16 x 1.75
Kit, seal
Lipsea115xSx37
Lip seal 12x25x7
Lip seal 10x25x7
O-ring .103 X 1.862
Seal 25 x 52 x 10
Lip seal .875 ID x 1.30D x .25
O-ring .070 X .239
Kit o-ring, manifold
Pin, spring 5/16 x 1.75
Pin, spring 1/4 x 1.00
Transaxle
All Component Dimensions Given In U.s. Inches
1 Inch = 25,4 MM
TRACTOR °o MODEL NUMBER 917.276041
KOHLER ENGmNE=MODEL
NUMBERCV730,TYPENUMBER0017
CYLUNDER
HEAD,
VALVE
AND
BREATHER
i
7--
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_1
!
21
"N
1\
P
CRANKCASE]
/1
3
/
6--
_
i__ 7
0
52
TRACTOR
°° MODEL NUMBER
917.276041
KOHLER ENGmNE=MODEL NUMBER CV730,TYPE NUMBER 0017
HEAD/VALVE/BREATHER
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRiPTiON
Kit, breather cover w/gasket
(Includes 2, 3)
Gasket, breather
24=041=23=S
Cover, breather
24=096=87=S
Screw, hex. f_ange
M=645020=S
M6x1.0x20 (4)
P_ug, hex. ctsk. 1/8"
25 139 60=S
25=351 =01=S Lifter, vaWe (4)
Kit, valve train (Includes 8,
24=755-66=8
11, 12}
24=411=05=S
Rod, push (4)
Gasket, cylinder head (2)
24=041=37=S
Head assembly, #2 cylinder
24=318=72=S
Arm, rocker (4)
25=186=01=S
24o599=01 =S Pivot, rocker arm (4)
12 086 16=S Screw, hex. flange
M 10x 1.5x90 (4)
Screw, hex. f_ange
M=640034-S
M6x1.0x34 (4)
Kit, valve cover - plain
24-755=74-S
(Includes 16,17)
O=Ring
24-153=23-S
Screw, shoulder M6x1.0x30
24-086-32-S
CRANKCASE
KEY
NO.
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
(4)
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
24-445-01-S
Strap, Nting
VaWe, exhaust (Std.) (2)
24-016-01=S
VaWe, exhaust (25) (2)
24-016-02=S
24-017-01 =S VaWe, intake (Std.) (2}
Valve, intake (.25) (2)
24-017-02=S
Seal, vaB,e stem (2)
66=032-05=S
Retainer, spring (4)
235011=8
Spring, valve (4)
24=089-02=S
12=173-01=S
Cap, valve spring (4)
Kit, retainer (4)
12=755-03=S
Head assembly, #1 cylinder
24=318-69=S
Liner, exhaust port (2)
24 605 01=S
24=755-76=S
Kit, vaWe cover =
breather (_nc_udes 16,17,29)
Grommet, rubber
25=313=03-S
Kit, breather separator
24-755=57=S
(includes 29,31 =34)
Screw, hex. flange
M=545016=S
M5x0.8x16 (2)
24=445=01 =S Strap, breather
24 =126=44=S Bracket, breather separator
24=112=12=S
Spacer
Hose, breather
24=326=55=S
DESCRiPTiON
Sea_,front oi_
Crankcase (USE: Miniblock
24 782 14)
24-294-13=S
Fitting
24=380 =13=8 Pin, locating (6)
24=067 =13=S Connecting Rod (Std.) (2)
24=067 =14=8 Connecting Rod (=25) (2)
Piston w/Ring Set (Std.) (2)
24=874=08=S
gncludes 7, 8)
24=874 =16=S Kit, piston w/ring set (.08)
24 =108=05=S
Ring Set (Std. & .08) (2)
Retainer, piston pin (4)
24=018=01=S
Shim, camshaft (A.R.)
12=422-09=S
12=422=13=S Shim, camshaft (A.R.)
12=422=07=S Shim, camshaft (A.R.)
12=422=08=S Shim, camshaft (A.R.)
12=422 =10=S Shim, camshaft
12=422=11=S Shim, camshaft (A.R.)
12=422 =12=S Shim, camshaft (A.R.)
Camshaft
24=012=16=S
52 =139=09=S P_ug,cup
Screw, hex. f_ange
M=545010=S
M5x0.Sxl0 (2)
Retainer, reed (2)
24=018=04=S
Reed, breather (2)
24=402=05-S
12=153=01-S
O=Ring, lower oil fill tube
Bracket, oil fill tube
24-126=19-S
12-123=04-S
Tube, oil fill
Screw, hex. Hange
M=545016-S
M5x0.Sx16
O=Ring upper oi_fi_ tube
12-153=02=S
Dipstick assemb y (Includes
24-038=04=S
21,22)
Kit oil fill cap (Includes 22)
24-755-46=S
O=Ring, dipst ck
25 153 02-S
24=018-09=S
Ring, retainer
Washer, nylon (top)
M-931010=8
28=032-09=S
Seal, governor cross shaft
24=468 . 15=S Washer (bottom)
24 =144-38=S
Shaft, governorcross
24=032-01=S
24=033=08=S
2
3
4
PART
NO.
3
4
5
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S.
inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm
53
TRACTOR
°° MODEL NUMBER
gl 7.276041
KOHLER ENGmNE=MODEL NUMBER CV730,TYPE NUMBER 0017
BLOWER
HOUSmNG
AND
BAFFLE$_
--
?
AiR INTAKE
I
j1
19
54
TRACTOR
°° MODEL NUMBER
917.276041
KOHLER ENGmNE+MODEL NUMBER CV730+TYPE NUMBER 0017
mGNmTmON/ELECTRmCAL
BLOWER
KEY
NO+
KEY
NO+
PART
NO+
1
2
3
24-027-114-S
24-100-01-S
M-551016-S
4
M-545016-S
5
M-545020-S
6
M-645016-S
7
8
9
24-146-16-S
24-146-20+S
24-063-20-S
10
24-063-58-S
11
M-545010-S
12
13
24-063+14-S
24-063-60-S
PART
NO+
54-755-15-S
M-403025-S
DESCRmPTmON
Kit, grass screen
(incHudes 2-4)
Screw, hex. cap M4x0.7x25
HouSmNG
(4)
3
4
5
6
7
X-25-92-S
24-112-04-S
25-086-47+S
24+157-08-S
12-086-14-S
8
9
10
11
12
13
12-468-03-S
X-42-15-S
24-025-01 -S
25-403-03-S
X-25-92-S
24-086-18-S
14
15
16
236602-S
12-132-06-S
M-548025-S
Washer, piain 5/16" (4)
Spacer, grass screen (4)
Boit, shouider M6xl.0x16
Fan
Screw, hex. fiange
M 10x 1.5x46
Washer, piain 3/8"
Key
Fiywheei
(4)
Washer, piain 3/16" (2)
Screw, phHHps hd. 11-16x7/8
(2)
Connector (3 contact)
Spark Piug (2)
Screw, hex. cap M5x0.8x25
(2)
17
54-755-09-S
18
19
20
21
22
24 126 71-S
48-154+02-S
X-25-63-S
24-584-01-S
M-545020-S
23
235173-S
Kit, 15 amp stator
(Includes 18)
Bracket, stator wire
CHip, came
Washer, piain 1/4"
Moduie, ignition (2)
Screw, hex fiange M5x0.Sx20
25-454-03-S
DESCRIPTION
Housing, Mower (inciudes 2)
Nut, piastic (2)
Screw, hex. fiange
M5x0.8x16
Screw, hex. fiange
M5x0.8x16 (3)
Screw, hex. fiange
M5x0.Sx20 (4)
Screw, hex. fiange
M6x1.0x16 (6)
Piate, backing - # 2 side
Piate, backing - # 1 side
Baffie, cyiinder barrei- # 2
side
Baffie, cyiinder barrei - # 1
side
Screw, hex. fiange
M5x0.Sxl0
(2)
Baffie, valley- #2 side
Baffie, valley - #1 side
NOT ILLUSTRATED
24=096=85=S Cover, Mower housing
25=086=91=S Screw, tapping 10=16xl/2" (2)
AIR INTAKEtFILTRATION
(4)
NOT ILLUSTRATED
X-22-11-S
24-176-82-S
24-518-12-S
& BAFFLES
Clip, cable
Washer, Hock 1/4"
Harness, wiring
Lead, biack (rect.-reg. 6"- 12
gauge insulated grip barrei
eyelets)
Tie, wire (3)
KEY
NO+
PART
NO+
1
54-755-01-S
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
25-341-03-S
24-153-20-S
24-096-67-S
12-100+01-S
24-096-01-S
231032-S
24-083-05-S
24-083-03-S
24-109-09-S
24-041-13-S
24-094-34-S
24-041-14-S
24-164-51-S
15
16
17
24 041 52=8
24 153 27=8
M=651040=8
18
19
24 126 130-8
M=545010=8
20
24-063-51-8
DESCRIPTION
Kit, knob with seai
(inciudes 2,3)
Knob, cover
O+Ring
Cover, air cieaner
Wing Nut
Cover, inner air cieaner
SeaM, breather
Precieaner, element
Eiement, air cieaner
Cup, fuei spit-back
Gasket, fuei spit-back cup
Base, air cieaner
Gasket, air cieaner base
Manifoid, intake (inciudes
15,16)
Gasket, carburetor
O=Ring, intake port (2)
Screw, hex. flange
M6x1.0x40 (4)
Bracket, air cleaner base
Screw, hex. flange
M5x0.Sxl0
(2)
Baffle, spit-back cup
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S.
inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm
55
TRACTOR
°° MODEL NUMBER
g17.276041
KOHLER ENGiNE=MODEL NUMBER CV730,TYPE NUMBER 0017
STARTING
SYSTEMJ
ENGINE
CONTROLS
5
3
4...
6
_27
\
°
@--5
@
@--6
®
_2
Jl
11"_0
17
56
@"\16
TRACTOR
-- MODEL NUMBER
917.276041
KOHLER ENGiNE-MODEL
NUMBER CV730,TYPE NUMBER 0017
STARTING
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
1
M-839080-S
2
25-098-09-S
3
4
5
6
7
25 086 113-S
25-435-05-S
25-755-33-S
25-141-05-S
25-221-01-S
ENGINE
OiL PAN/LUBRICATION
SYSTE{_,'_
DESCRiPTiON
Screw, hex. flange
M8x1.25x80 (2)
Starter, solenoid shift
Ondudes 3-7)
Screw, external torx hd. (3)
Kit, sobnoid (Includes 3)
Kit, pinion drive Onciudes 6)
Ring
Kit, brush
CONTROLS
KEY
NO.
PAffT
NO.
1
24 211 03-S
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
24-090-33-S
M-641060-S
24-089-01-S
25-158-08-S
24-079-04-S
25-158-11-S
M-545016-S
9
10
11
12
M-547050-S
24-089-03-S
24-126-56-S
M-645016-S
13
14
12-237-01-S
24-086-43-S
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
24-090-07-S
X-20-I-S
M-541050-S
24-468-01-S
24-089-45-S
M-446030-S
24-090-13-S
M-545020-S
23
24
25
26
27
24-089-51-S
24-090-05-S
41-468-03-S
M-403025-S
24-079-02-S
DESCRiPTiON
Bolt, round head square
neck
Lever, governor
Nut, hex. flange M6x1.0
Spring, linkage
Bushing, linkage retaining
Linkage, throttle
Screw, hex. flange
MSxO.8x16
Nut, hex. lock M5xO.8
Spring, choke return
Bracket, control
Screw, hex. flange
M6x1.0x16 (4)
Clamp, cable (2)
Screw, hex. flange
M5xO.8x16 (2)
Lever, throttle actuator
Washer, lock 1/4"
Nut, hex. flange M5xO.8
Washer, plain 5.5 mm (3)
Spring, governor
Nut, hex M4xO.7
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
1
24-199-07-S
2
24-393-37-S
3
4
5
6
24-381-11-S
24 153 01-S
M-631005-S
M-645025-S
7
8
24-162-26-S
24-043-12-S
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
12-380-01-S
52-448-02-S
12-144-02-S
24-153-08-S
25-139-62-S
24-136-01-S
12-050-01-S
52-032-08-S
24-086-17-S
18
24-086-16-S
19
25-139-57-S
DESCRIPTION
Pan assembly, oi_
(Includes 2-11)
Oil pump assembly
(Includes 3,4)
Tube, oil pickup
O-Ring, oil pump
Washer, plain 6 mm (2)
Screw, hex. flange
M6x1.0x25 (2)
Screen, oH
Kit, governor gear w/pin
(includes 9)
Pin, governor regulating
Tab, locking
Shaft, governor gear
O-Ring
Plug, hex. ctsk. 3/8'_
Nipple, oil filter
Filter, oil
Seal, oil (PTO end)
Screw, hex. flange
M8x1.25x45
Screw, hex. flange
M8x1.25x45 (9)
Plug, sq. hd. solid 3/8"
N.RT.E
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S.
inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm
Screw, hex. flange
M5xO.8x20
Spring, throttle _imiter
Lever, choke
Washer, spring 1/4"
Screw, hex. cap M4xO.7x25
Linkage, choke
57
TRACTOR ooMODEL NUMBER 917.276041
KOHLER ENGmNE=MODEL
NUMBERCV730,TYPENUMBER0017
--1
2-o
I
FUEL SYSTEM I
8
!
8
7
8
1
7
14
24=053=90
CRANKSHAFT
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRiPTiON
1
2
24=014=72=S
52=139=09=S
Crankshaft
Piug, cup
(inciudes
2)
EXHAUST
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
1
2
==
==
24=041=02=S
25=072=04=S
24 782 23
24755113=S
Gasket, exhaust (2)
Stud, M8x1.25x33 (4)
Minibiock
GasketSet
4
5
6
7
8
9
24 041 14=S
M=629095=S
M=641060=S
25=353=03=S
25=237 =14 =S
24=086 =12 =S
10
11
12
13
14
24=393=16=S
24=100=01=S
24=353=03=S
15=353=04=S
24=050=02=S
Carburetor assembi
(For information oni,' not
avaHabie separateiy)
(Service with 24 234 02=S &
Kits 24 757 18=S, 24 757
19=S, 24 757 20=S, 24 757
21=S, & 24 757 22=S)
Gasket, air cieaner base
Stud, M6x1.0x95 (2)
Nut, hex. fiange M6x1.0 (2)
Line, fuei 14"
CHamp, hose (6)
Screw, hex. cap. M6x1.7x18
(2)
Pump, fuei= puise
Nut, pHastb (2)
Line, fuei 10=5/8"
Line, fuei 11=1/2"
FHter, fuei
FUEL SYSTEM
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
1
24=853=90=S
Kit, carburetor
2
24=041=52=S
Gasket, carburetor
NOT ILLUSTRATED
==
24 234 02=S
==
24 757 18=S
==
24 757 19=S
==
24 757 20=S
==
24 757 21 =S
==
24 757 22=S
DESCRIPTION
w/gaskets
Bowi, fioat
Kit, overhaui
Kit, choke repair
Kit, gasket
Kit, accelerator pump repair
Kit, fuei shutdown solenoid
NOTE: All component dimensions
inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm
58
given in U.S.
SUGGESTED
GUIDE FOR SIGHTING
SLOPES
FOR SAFE OPERATION
ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN HILL,
NOT ACROSS HILL
15 DEGREES MAX.
down the face of slopes, never across the face. Do not mow
WARNING:
To avoid
serious
injury,
operate
tractor
and
slopes greater
than 15
degrees.
Make
turns your
gradually
to up
prevent
tipping or loss of control. Exercise extreme caution when
changing direction on slopes.
no matter who made it, no matter who sold it!
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