Craftsman EZ3 917.259830 Owner`s manual

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917.25983(}
OWNER'S
MANUAL
° Assembly
° Operation
Customer Responsibilities
° Service and Adjustments
Repair Parts
For answers to your questions
about this product, Call:
1-800-659-5917
Sears Craftsman Hetp Line
5 am - 5 pm, Mon- Sat
CAUTION: Read and follow all safety rules and instructions before operating this equipment.
FOR CONSUMER ASSISTANCE HOT LINE, CALL THIS TOLL FREE NUMBER: 1-800_659-5917
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SAFETY
Practices RULES
for Ride-On
Safe Operation
Mowers
IMPORTANT:
THIS CUTTING MACHINE IS CAPABLE OF AMPUTATING
HANDS AND FEET AND THROWING
OBJECTS.
FAILURE TO OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH,.
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GENERAL OPERATION
Read, understand,and follow all instructionsin the manuai
and on the machine before starting°
Only allow responsibleadults, who are familiar with the
instructions,to operate the machine.
Clear the area of objects such as rocks, toys, wire, etc..,
whichcouldbe pickedup and thrownby the blade.
Be sure theareaisclearofotherpeoplebefore mowing..Stop
machineif anyone entersthe area.
Never carry passengers.
Do notmowin reverse unlessabsolutelynecessary_Always
look down and behind before and while backing.
Be awareof the mower discharge direction and do notpoint
it at anyone. Do not operate the mower withouteitherthe
entiregrass catcheror the guardin place,
Slow down before turning.
Never leave a runningmachine unattended. Always turnoff
blades, set parking brake, stop engine, and remove keys
beforedismounting°
Turn off bladeswhen not mowing.
Stop engine before removing grass catcher or unclogging
chute°
Mow only in daylightor good artificial lighL
Do not operate the machine while under the influenceof
alcoholor'drugs..
Watchfor trafficwhen operatingnear or'crossingroadways.
Use extra care when loading or unloading the machineinto
a trailer or truck.
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,.
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Keep children out of the mowing area and under the watchful
care of another responsible adult..
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Be alert and turn machine off if children enter the area
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Before and when backing, took behind and down for smaU
children,.
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SERVICE
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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,,
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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.
SLOPE OPERATION
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Slopes are a major factor related to Ioss-of-control and
tipover accidents, which carl result in severe injuryordeatho
All slopes require extra caution. If you cannot back up the
slope or if you feel uneasy on it, do not mow ito
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Mow up and downslopes, not across.
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Remove obstaclessuch as rocks,tree limbs, etc.
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Watch for holes, ruts, or bumps, Uneven terrain could
overturnthe machine. Ta// grass can hide obstac/es,
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Useslowspeed_Choosea lowgear so thatyouwillnothave
to stop or shift whiteon the slope.
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Follow the manufacturer's recommendations for wheel
weightsor counterweightsto improvestability..
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Use extra care with grass catchers or other attachments.
These can change the stability of the machine°
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Keep all movementon the slopess/owand graduaL.Do not
make suddenchanges in speed or direction.
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Avoid starting or stopping on a slope. If tires lose traction,
disengagethe blades and proceedslowlystraight down the
slope,.
DO NOT:
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Do not turnon slopes unless necessary, and then,turnslowly
and gradually downhill, if possible.
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Do not mow near drop-offs, ditches, or embankments. The
mower could suddenly turn over ifa wheel is over the edge
of a cliff or ditch, or if an edge caves in_
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Do not mow on wet grass. Reduced traction could cause
sliding.
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Do not try to stabilize the machine by putting your foot on the
ground.
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Do not use grass catcher'on steep slopes.
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Keep nuts and bolts, especiaUy 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, AHow 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_
Grasscatcher 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 cuL Wrap the blade(s) or
wear gloves, and use extra caution when servicing them,
Check brake operation frequently, Adjust and service as
required.
portant
safety precautions.
It means
Look for this BECOME
CAUTIONH!
symbol
to point out
ALERTHt
YOUR
imSAFETY IS INVOLVED.
cAuTION:
Always disconnect
spark plug
spark
plug
in order
to prevent
accidental
wire and
place
wire where
it cannot
contact
starting when setting up, transporting,
adjusting or making repairs,
UlttitllL
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A WARNING A
The engine exhaust from this product contains cl'iemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other
reproductive harm.
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PRODUCT
CONGRATULATIONS
on your purchase of a Sears
Tractor,, It has been designed, engineered and manufactured to give you the best possible dependability and
performance.
Should you experience any problem you cannot easily
remedy, please contact your nearest Sears Authorized
Service Center/Department.
We have competent, welltrained 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".
MODEL
NUMBER
SPECIFICATIONS
HORSEPOWER:
155
GASOLINE CAPACITY
AND TYPE:
1,,25 GALLONS
UNLEADED REGULAR
OIL TYPE (API-SF/SG/SH):
SAE 30 (above 32°F)
SAE 5W-30 (below 32°F)
OIL CAPACITY:
3,,0 PINTS
SPARK PLUG:
(GAP: ,030"}
CHAMPION
RJ19LM
VALVE CLEARANCE:
INTAKE:
EXHAUST:
005" - 007"
,009"- 011"
GROUND SPEED (MPH):
FORWARD:
REVERSE:
TIRE PRESSURE:
FRONT:
REAR:
CHARGING
3 AMPS BATTERY
5 AMPS HEADLIGHTS
917.259830
SERIAL
NUMBER
DATEOFPURCHASE
THE MODELAND SERIAL NUMBERSWILL
ON A PLATE UNDER THE SEAT,
BE FOUND
YOU SHOULD RECORD BOTH SERIAL NUMBER AND
DATE OF PURCHASE AND KEEP IN A SAFE PLACE
FOR FUTURE REFERENCE_
MAINTENANCE
AGREEMENT
A Sears Maintenance
Agreement
uct. Contact your nearest Sears
CUSTOMER
14 PSI
10 PS!
BATTERY:
AMPiHR:
MIN CCA:
CASE SIZE:
BLADE BOLT TORQUE:
27-35 FT, LBS
25
t90
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unimproved forest-covered, brush-covered or grass-covered land unless the engine's exhaust system is equipped
with a spark arrester meeting applicable local or state laws
(if any)., tf a spark arrester is used, it should be maintained
in effective working order by the operator
In the state of California the above is required
law
(Section 4442 of the California Public Resource,,
de).
Other states may have similar laws Federal laws
y on
federal lands. A spark arrester for the muffler is available
through your nearest Sears Authorized Service Center/
Department (See REPAIR PARTS section of this manual)_.
is available on this prodstore for details_
RESPONS BIUTRES
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Read and observe the safety rules
Follow a regular schedule in maintaining,
caring for and
using your tractor
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Follow the instructions
under "Customer Responsibilities" and "Storage" sections of this owner's manual°
WARNING:
This tractor
is equipped
with an internal
combustion
engine and should not be used on or near any
LIMITED TWO YEAR WARRANTY
SYSTEM:
0- 5 5
0-24
ON CRAFTSMAN
RIDaNG EQUUPMENT
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 found to be defective in material or
workmanship
This Warranty does not cover:
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Expendable items which become worn during normal use, such as blades, spark plugs, air cleaners, belts, etc
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Tire replacement or repair caused by punctures from outside objects, such as nails, thorns, stumps, or glass.
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Repairs necessary because of operator abuse, negligence, improper storage or accident or the failure to maintain the
equipment according to the instructions contained in the owner's manual.
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Riding equipment used for commercial or rental purpose&
LiMiTED
90 DAY 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 wilt not hold a charge, Sears will replace the battery at no charge
IN-HOME WARRANTY SERVICE ON YOUR CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT iS AVAILABLE AT NO-CHARGE FOR 30
DAYS FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE. PLEASE CONTACT YOUR NEAREST SERVICE CENTER,, AFTER 30 DAYS FROM
THE DATE OF PURCHASE, WARRANTY SERVICE IS AVAILABLE BY TAKING YOUR CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT TO
YOUR NEAREST SEARS SERVICE CENTER. (IN-HOME WARRANTY SERVICE WILL STILL BE AVAILABLE AFTER 30 DAYS
FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE BUT A STANDARD TRIP CHARGE WILL APPLY)
THIS WARRANTY APPLIES ONLY
WHILE THIS PRODUCT tS IN THE UNITED STATES.
This Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which may vary from state to state
SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO., D/817 WA, HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL 60179
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
SAFETY RULES ............................................................
2
OPERATION ...........................................................
10-15
PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS ...................................... 3
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE ...................................... 16
CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES ..................... 3, 16-20
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS ............................ 21-26
WARRANTY ..................................................................
3
STORAGE ...................................................................
27
TABLE OF CONTENTS ................................................
4
TROUBLESHOOTING ............................................
28-29
INDEX ............................................................................
4
REPAIR PARTS - TRACTOR ................................. 32-49
TRACTOR ACCESSORIES ..........................................
5
REPAIR PARTS - ENGINE .................................... 50-55
ASSEMBLY ................................................................
7-9
PARTS ORDERING/SERVICE .................. BACK PAGE
UNDEX
A
Accessories ...................................................
5
Adjustments:
Brake ............................................... 23
Carburetor .......................................26
Mower:
Front-To-Back ................................
22
Side-To-Side .................................
22
Throttle Control Cable ............... 25
Air Filter, Engine ..........................................
19
Air Screen, Engine ...........................
19
Assembly .........................................................
7-9
B
Battery:
Charging ..........................................7-8
Cleaning ...............................................
t8
Connecting ...........................................
7-8
Starting with Weak Battery ...........24
Storage ...................................................
27
Terminals ...................................................
t8
Belts:
Motion Drive
Removal!Replacement
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Mower Blade Drive
Removal/Replacement
......... 23
Blade:
Sharpening ..........................................
17
Replacement .........................................
I7
Brake Adjustment ................................... 23
C
Carburetor Adjustment ...............................
26
Controls, Tractor _......................................11
Customer Responsibilities ...............16-20
Engine:
Air Filter .............................................
19
Air Screen, Engine ................... t9
Battery ....................................................
18
Cooling Fins, Engine .....................
19
Engine Oil ............................................
18
Fuel Filter .................................. 20
Spark Plugs ..................................
20
Tractor:
Blades ......................................................
17
Lubrication Chart ........................16
Maintenance Schedule ........... 16
Tire Care ................................
8,17,24
Cutting Height, Mower ........................... I2
E
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Electricali
Oil:
interlocks and Relays .................. 25
Schematic .................................... 31
WMng Diagram ........................... 32
Engine:
Air Filter ......................................
19
Air Screen ..................................... 19
Cooling Fins, Engine ..................... t9
Oil Change ................................... t8
Oil Level ................................. 13,I8
Oil Type ........................................ 18
Preparation ..................................... 13
Repair Parts .......................... 50-55
Starting ......................................
15
Storage ...............................
27
F
Filters:
Air .........................................................
19
Fuel .............................................
20
Fuel:
Type ................................................ 14
Storage ...............................................
27
Fuse ..................................................... 25
G
Cold Weather Conditions ...... !4, ! 8
Engine ............................................ 18
Storage ..................................................
27
Operation ....................................................
10-15
Operating Mower ..........................................
13
Options:
Accessories ....................................... 5
Spark Attester ..................................
3,42
P
Gauge Wheels .......................................
H
8
Hood RemovattlnstaUation ................. 25
L
Leveling Mower Deck .............................22
Lubrication Chart .........................................
16
M
Maintenance Schedule ...................... 16
Mower:
Parking Brake .........................................
11-12
Parts Bag .............................................................
6
Parts, ReplacemenVRepair, .............32-49
Product Specifications ................................3
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Repair Parts
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32-49
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Safety Rules .............................................. 2
Seat ............................................................ 8
Service and Adjustments ......................
21-26
Brake ........................................................
23
Carburetor ...............................................
26
Fuse .................................................. 25
Hood Removal/Installation ......
25
Motion Drive Belt
Removal/Replacement
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23
Mower Blade Drive Belt
Removal/Replacement
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23
Mower Adjustment:
Front-to-Back .............................22
Side-to-Side .................................
22
Mower Installation .............................
21
Mower Removal ......................................
21
Tire Care ...........................................
8,17,24
Slope Guide Sheet .......................................
59
Spark Plugs .....................................................
20
Specifications ..........................................................
3
Starting the Engine ...................................
13-14
Steering Wheel .........................................
7,24
Stopping the Tractor ......................................
12
Storage ...........................................................
27
Adjustment, Front-to-Back ....... 22
Adjustment, Side-to*Side ............. 22
Blade Sharpening .......................... 17
Blade Replacement .........................
17
Cutting Height ......................................
t2
Installation .................................................
21
Operation ........................................ t4
Removal ......................................... 21
Mowing Tips ...............................................
15
T
Muffler ...................................................................
20
Throttle Control Cable Adjustment .......25
Spark Arrester ..............................3,42
Tires .........................................................
8,17,24
Mulcher Plate ...............................................
9
Trouble Shooting Chart .........................
28-29
Transaxte
Repair Parts ..........................
48-49
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Warranty ...................................................................
3
Widng Diagram ............................................
32
Wiring Schematic ........................................
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ACCESSORIES
D ATTACHMENTS
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These accessories and attachments were available through most Sears retail outlets and service centers when the tractor was purchased..
Most Sears stores can order these items for you when you provide the model number of your tractor..
MAINTENANCE
ENGINE
SPARK PLUG
GAS CAN
ENGINE OIL
FUEL STABILIZER
AIR FILTER
BLADES
BELTS
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PERFORMANCE
Sears offers a wide variety of attachments that fit your tractor
you. This list was current at the time of publication; however,
may be made in these attachments, or some may no longer
accessories and attachments that are available for your
Most of these attachments do not require additional hitches
attaching and detaching
Many of these are listed below with brief explanations of how they can help
it may change in future years - more attachments may be added, changes
be available or fit your model Contact your nearest Sears store for the
tractor.
or conversion kits (those that do are indicated) and are designed for easy
SNOW BLADE for snow removal only. 14-inch high, 484nch wide
blade clears 42-inch path when angled [eft or right Raises, lowers
with side lever Adjustable skids; replaceable, reversible scraper
bar, (Use with tire chains and wheel weights and!or rear drawbar
weight.)
SNOWTHROWER has 40-inch swath, Drum4ype auger handles
powdery and wet/heavy snow
Mounts easily with simple pin
arrangement.. Discharge chute adjusts from tractor seat.. 6-inch
diameter spout discharges snow 10 to 50 feet. Lift controlled at
tractor seat. (Use with chains and wheel weights and/or rear
drawbar weight )
SPRAYERS use 12-volt DC electric motor that connects to the
tractor battery or other 12-volt source
includes booms for
automatic spraying and hand held wand for spot spraying Wand
has adjustable spray pattern
For applying herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and liquid fertilizers.
SPREADER/SEEDERS
make seeding, fertilizing, and weed kilting easy.. Broadcast spreaders are also useful for granular deicers and sand.
AERATOR promotes deep root growth for a healthy lawn.. Tapered 2.5-inch steel spikes mounted on 10-inch diameter discs
puncture holes in soil at close intervals to let moisture soak in
Steel weight tray for increased penetration.
BAGGER lets you collect
grass clippings and leaves for a
healthier, heater looking lawn. Two Permanex containers hold
30-gallon plastic bags.
BUMPER protects front end of tractor from damage
CARTS make hauling easy
Variety of sizes available, plus
accessories such as side panel kits, toot caddy, cart cover,
protective mat and dolly.
CORING AERATOR takes small plugs out of soil to allow moisture and nutrients to reach grass roots. 36-inch swath
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hardened steel coring tips., t50 lb.. capacity weight tray.
EASY OIL DRAIN VALVE makes oil changes easier, faster..
FRONT NOSE ROLLER canters in front of mower deck to reduce
chances of "scalping" on uneven terrain
GANG HITCH lets you tow 2 or 3 pull-behind attachments at once,
such as sweepers, dethatchers, aerators (not for use with rollers,
carts or other heavy attachments)
GAUGE WHEELS on both sides of the mower deck reduce
chances of "scalping" on uneven terrain For mower decks not so
equipped,
MULCH RAKEJDETHATCHER
loosens soil and flips thatch and
matted leaves to fawn surface for easy pickup.. Twenty spring tine
teethe Usefulto preparebareareasforseeding,
Availableforfrent
or rear mounting.
HIGH PERFORMANCE
REEL-ACTION
SPRING TINE DETHATCHER covers 36-inch wide path and
tosses thatch into large hopper, Mounts behind tractor
MULCHING CLOSE-OUT PLATE KIT, once installed, lets you
mulch, discharge or bag clippings (bagger optional) without
changing blades.. For models not equipped as 3-in-1 Convertible
mowers
See "MOWER" in the Repair Parts section of this
manual.
SWEEPERS
let you collect grass clippings and leaves..
TILLER has 5 hp engine and 36-inch swath to prepare seed beds,
cultivate and compost garden residue. Tiller has its own built4n
lift and depth control system and does NOT require a sleeve hitch
Fits any lawn, yard or garden tractor Simply hook up to the tractor
drawbar and go!
Optional
accessories
convert unit for
dethatching, aerating, hilling,, without tools.
TIRE CHAINS are heavy duty; closely spaced extra-large cross
links give smooth ride, oulstanding traction
TRACTOR CAB has heavy duty vinyl fabric over tubular steel
frame, ABS plastic top; clear plastic windshield offers 360 degree
visibility.. Hinged metal doors with catch. Keeps operator warm
and dry Remove vinyl sides and windshields for use as sun
protector in summer, Optional accessories
include:
tinted/
tempered solid safety glass windshield with hand operated wiper;
12-volt amber caution light for mounting on cab top
VACS for powerful collection of heavy grass clippings and leaves,.
Optional wand attachment
to pick up debris in hard4o-reach
places. VAC/CHIPPER includes a chipper-shredder..
WEIGHT BRACKET for drawbar for snow removal applications,
Uses (1) 55 Ib weight.
WHEEL WEIGH'ItS for rear wheels provide needed traction for
snow removal or dozing heavy materials
RAMP TOPS AND FEET let you load and unload tractor from a
pickup truck_ Use with 2 x 8 or 2 x t0 lumber
ROLLER for smoother lawn surface.
36-inch wide, 18-inch
diameterwater4ight
drum holds up to 390 tbs. of weight Rounded
edges prevent harm to turf.. Adjustable scraper automatically
cleans drum.
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CONTENTS
OF
ARDWARE
PACK
Parts packed separately in carton
(1) Hex Bolt
3/8-16 x 1
©
Seat
Mulcher
Plate
Steering
Wheel
Large
Flat )Washer
i@(1)
Lock
washer 3/81
(1) Locknut!:
5/16-18
(1) Hex Bolt 5/16-18 x 1-1/4
Video
Cassette
It J
(1) Hex Bol
1/2-13 x 1
(1) Shoulder
Bolt 5/16-!8
Manual
Steering
Boot
Parts Bag
Parts bag contents
(1) Washer' 17/32 x
1-3/16 x 12 Gauge
(2) Shoulder
Bolts
(1) Lock
Washer 1/2
Steering
Extension
Shaft
(2) Lock Washers #10
(2) Screws #10 x 5/8
_z--_,z'_'_ 1
(2) Washers
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3/16 x 3/4 x 16 Gauge
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(2) Weld Nuts #10
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not shown full size
ii 1
1
0
(2) Keys
Steering Wheel
Adapter
1
i/1/iJ
Steering
Wheel
Insert
tI[rllll
(2) Hex Bolts !/4-20 x 3/4
(2) Washers
9/32 x 5/8 x 16 Gauge
(2) Lock Washers
(2) Latch Hook
Assemblys
Slope Sheet
t/4
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ASSEMBLY
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Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes..
To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely.. Use
the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness..
TOOLS REQUIRED
FOR ASSEMBLY
.......----INSERT
A socket wrench set will make assembly easier, Standard
wrench sizes are listed°
(2) 7/16" wrenches
Philfips Screwdriver
(1) 1/2" wrench
Tire pressure gauge
(1) 9/16" wrench
Utility knife
(1) 3/4" Socket w/drive rachet
When right or left hand is mentioned in this manual, it
means when you are in the operating position (seated
behind the steering wheel)..
TO REMOVE TRACTOR
UNPACK
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3f8HExBOLT
IL--------318
LOCK
WAS,ER
HH
STEERING
WHEEL
CARTON
Remove all accessible loose parts and parts cartons
from carton (See page 6).
Cut, from top to bottom, along lines on all four corners
of carton, and lay panels flat..
Check for any additionai loose parts or cartons and
remove.
BEFORE ROLUNG TRACTOR
ATTACH
STEERING
FROM CARTON
STEERING
WHEEL
ADAPTER
_'_i_
_!,-_-_:_
EXTENSION
SHAFT
OFF SKLD
(See Fig. 1)
ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND BOOT
= Slide extension shaft onto lower steering shaft.. Align
mounting holes in extension and lower shafts and
install 5/16 hex bolt and locknut. Tighten securely.
IMPORTANT: TIGHTEN BOLT AND NUT SECURELY TO
t8_22 FT. LBS TORQUE.
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Place tabs of steering boot over tab slots in dash and
push down to secure,.
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LOWER
STEERING
SHAFT
Position steering wheel so cross bars are horizontal
(left to right) and slide inside boot and onto adapter.
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Assemble large flat washer, 318 Iock washer, 3t8 hex
bolt and tighten securely..
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Snap steering wheel insert into center of steering
wheel,
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Remove protective materials from tractor hood and
grill.
IMPORTANT: CHECK FOR AND REMOVE ANY STAPLES
IN SK1DTHAT MAY PUNCTURE TIRES WHERE TRACTOR
iS TO ROLL OFF SKID.
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Place freewheel control in freewheeling position to
disengage transmission (See 'q'O TRANSPORT" in
the Operation section of this manual).
parking brake by depressing
/
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Roll tractor backwards off skid..
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Remove banding holding discharge guard up against
tractor°
BATTERY
(See Figs.
2 and 3)
CAUTION: 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.
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trols)
Release
pedal,.
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CONNECT
TO ROLL TRACTOR
OFF SKID (See Operation section
for location
and function
of con-
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HOW TO SET UP YOUR TRACTOR
°
Press lift lever plunger and raise attachment lift lever to
its highest position,.
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FIG. 1
INSTALL STEERING WHEEL
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Position front wheels of the tractor so they are pointing
straight forward
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Slide steering wheel adapter onto steering shaft extension_
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=
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clutch/brake
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7
Remove cardboard packing from seat pan and lift seat
pan to raised position.
Open battery box door and remove protective plastic..
Remove terminal protective caps and discard.
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.
First connect RED battery cable to positive (+) terminal
with hex bolt, flat washer, lock washer and hex nut as
shown° Tighten securely..
LY
o ConnectBLACKgrounding
cabletonegative(-)terminalwithremaininghexbolt,flatwasher,lockwasher
andhexnuL Tightensecurely.
o Closebatteryboxdoor..
Openbatteryboxdoorfor:
° Inspectionfor secureconnections(to tightenhardo
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SEAT
SEAT PAN
SHOULDER
ware),
Inspection for corrosion.
Testing battery,
Jumping (if required),
Periodic charging
BOLT \\\
LARGE FLAT WASHER
ADJUSTMENT
BOLT
DISCARD TERMINAL
PROTECTIVE CAPS
LOCK
WASHER
HEX
NUT
LOCK WASHER
FIG. 4
FLAT
WASHER
ASSEMBLE
GAUGE
DECK (See Fig. 5)
HEX
BOLT
WHEELS
TO
MOWER
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_
•
Assemble gauge wheels with tractor on a flat level
surface,
o
POSITIVE
(RED) CABLE
NEGATIVE
(BLACK) CABLE
o
FIG. 2
o
SEAT
PAN
Adjust mower to desired cutting height (See "TO ADJUST MOWER CUTTING HEIGHT" in the Operation
section of this manual).
With mower in desired height of cut position, gauge
wheels should be assembled so they are slightly off the
ground_ install gauge wheel in appropriate hole with
shoulder bolt, 3/8 washer, and 3/8-16 Iocknut and
tighten securely.
Repeat for opposite side installing gauge wheel in
same adjustment hole_
GAUGE WHEEL
MOUNTING
BRACKET
%
N
\
BATTERY
BOX DOOR
FIG, 3
INSTALL
SEAT (See Fig. 4)
FIG. 5
Adjust seat before tightening adjustment bolt.
°
Remove cardboard packing on seat pan.
=
Place seat on seat pan and assemble shoulder bolt.
Tighten shoulder bolt securely.
°
Assemble adjustment bolt, lock washer and flat washer
loosely, Do not tighten.,
o
Lower seat into operating position and sit on seat.,
•
Slide seat until a comfortable position is reached which
allows you to press clutchtbrake pedal all the way
down..
°
•
CHECK
TIRE PRESSURE
The tires on your tractor were overinflated
shipping purposes. Correct tire pressure
best cutting performance.
°
Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown
SPECIFICATIONS" on page 3 of this
CHECK
Get off seat without moving its adjusted position.
Raise seat and tighten adjustment bolt securely.
8
at the factory for
is important for'
in "PRODUCT
manual.
DECK LEVELNESS
For best cutting results, mower housing should be properly
levele&
See "TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING" in the
Service and Adjustments section of this manual,
LY
CHECK
FOR
PROPER
POSITION
OF
ALL
TO CONVERT TO BAGGING
DISCHARGING
See the figures that are shown for replacing motion and
mower blade drive belts in the Service and Adjustments
section of this manual., Verify that the belts are routed
correctly,,
CHECK
BRAKE
Simply remove mulcher plate and store in a safe place.
Your mower is now ready for discharging or installation of
optionaI grass catcher accessory,.
DEFLECTOR
SYSTEM
SHIELD_.._,,
After you learn how to operate your tractor, check to see
that the brake is properly adjusted. See "TO ADJUST
BRAKE" in the Service and Adjustments section of this
manual
INSTALL
MULCHER
OR
PLATE
(See Figs. 6 & 7)
=
Install two latch hooks to mutcher plate using screw,
washer, lock washer, and weld nut as shown,
LATCH
HOOKS
NOTE: Pre-assembte weld nut to latch hook by inserting
weld nut from the top with hook pointing down_
FIG. 7
°
Tighten hardware securely.
.
Raise and hold deflector shield in upright position_
.
•
Place front of mulcher plate over front of mower deck
opening and slide into place, as shown.
Hook front latch into hole on front of mower deck..
•
Hook rear latch into hole on back of mower deck..
CHECKLIST
BEFORE YOU OPERATE AND ENJOY YOUR NEW
TRACTOR, WE WISH TO ASSURE THAT YOU RECEIVE
THE BEST PERFORMANOEAND SATISFACTION FROM
THIS QUALITY PRODUCT_
PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING
guard from mower. Raise and hold
guard
whenDoattaching
mulcher
plate
CAUTION:
not remove
discharge
and allow it to rest on plate while in
operation.
WELD NUT FROM THE TOP
WELD
NUT.\\\%_
CHECKLIST:
V" All assembly instructions have been completed.
HOOK POINTS DOWN
v"
No remaining loose parts in carton,
,,"
Battery is properly prepared and charged,
1 hour at 6 amps),.
v"
Seat is adjusted comfortably and tightened securely
v"
All tires are properly inflated. (For shipping purposes,
the tires were overinflated at the factory)..
¢
Be sure mower deck is properly leveled side4o-side/
front-to-rear for best cutting results,. (Tires must be
properly inflated for leveling)..
,/
Check mower and drive belts. Be sure they are routed
properly around pulleys and inside a!l belt keepers..
v"
Check wiring, See that all connections are still secure
and wires are properly clamped..
v"
Before driving tractor, be sure freewheel control is in
drive position_
LOCK
WASHER
(Minimum
SCREW
LATCH
HOOK
LOCK
WASHER
WASHER
WHILELEARNING HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR, PAY
EXTRA A TTENTION TO THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT
ITEMS:
WELD
NUT
WASHER
MULCHER
PLATE
,/
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.
,/
FIG, 6
9
¢"
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),.
OPERATION
These symbols may appear' On your tractor or in literature supplied with the product. Learn and understand their meaning.
BATTERY
CAUTION OR
WARNING
REVERSE
FORWARD
FAST
SLOW
ENGINE ON
ENGINE OFF
OIL PRESSURE
CLUTCH
LIGHTS ON
OVER TEMP
LIGHT
MOWER HEIGHT
DIFFERENTIAL
LOCK
PARKING BRAKE
LOCKED
X
FUEL
CHOKE
UNLOCKED
L
REVERSE
MOWER LIFT
NEUTRAL
ATTACHMENT
CLUTCH ENGAGED
HIGH
LOW
ATTACHMENT
CLUTCH DISENGAGED
PARKING BRAKE
IGNITION
HYDROSTATIC FREE WHEEL
(Hydro Models only)
DANGER, KEEP HANDS AND FEET AWAY
10
OPERATION
KNOW YOUR TRACTOR
READ THIS OWNER'S
MANUAL
AND SAFETY
RULES
BEFORE
OPERATING
YOUR TRACTOR
Compare the illustrations with your tractor to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and adjustments_ Save
this manual for future reference,
ATTACHMENT
CLUTCH LEVER
IGNITION
SWITCH
LIGHT SWITCH
POSITION
AMMETER
LIFT LEVER
/
THROTTLE/
CHOKE
©
ATTACHMENT
LIFT LEVER
CLUTCH/
BRAKE
PEDAL
PARKING
BRAKE
HEIGHT
ADJUSTMENT
KNOB
MOTION
CONTROL
LEVER
FREE WHEEL
CONTROL
FIG. 8
Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute,
ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER: Used to engage the
mower blades, or other attachments mounted to your
tractor_
LIGHT SWITCH:
MOTION CONTROL
direction of tractor+
Used for starting and
CLUTCHtBRAKE PEDAL: Used for declutching and braking the tractor and starting the engine+
IGNITION SWITCH:
engine,
PARKING BRAKE:
brake position,,
HEIGHTADJUSTMENT
cutting height,
Locks clutch/brake
Selects the speed and
ATTACHMENT LIFT LEVER: Used to raise and lower the
mower deck or other attachments mounted to your tractor,,
LIFT LEVER PLUNGER: Used to release attachment lift
lever when changing its position_+
Turns the headlights on and off+,
THROTTLE/CHOKE
CONTROL:
controlling engine speed+
LEVER:
pedal into the
FREE WHEEL CONTROL: Disengages transmission for
pushing or slowly towing the tractor with the engine off+
AMMETER:
(+),,
'1'I
Used for starting and stopping the
KNOB: Used to adjust the mower
Indicates battery charging (+) or discharging
OPERATIO
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 a wide vision safety mask
over the spectacles or standard safety glasses.
HOW TO USE YOUR TRACTOR
TO SET PARK.ING
BRAKE
NOTE: Under certain conditions when 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
(See Fig. 9)
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 wil! shut off the engine,,
•
Depress clutch/brake peda! into full "BRAKE" position
and hold,,
o
,_
Z_,Jk
Place parking brake lever in "ENGAGED" position and
release pressure from clutch/brake pedal, Pedal should
remain in "BRAKE" position Make sure parking brake
will hold tractor secure.
THROTTLE/
ATTACHMENT CLUTCH
"ENGAGED'
POSITION
CHOKE
CONTROL
TO USE THROTTLE
LEVER
TO MOVE FORWARD
Fig, 9)
PARKING BRAKE
"ENGAGED"
POSITION
,
GEARSHIFt
.
o
po-
•
Depress clutch/brake pedal into full "BRAKE" position,
o Move motion control lever to neutral (N) position.
IMPORTANT:
THE MOTION CONTROL LEVER DOES
NOT RETURN TO NEUTRAL (N) POSITION WHEN THE
CLUTCH!BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED,
ENGINE o Move throttle control to stow position,
NOTE: Failure to move throttle control to slow position and
allowing engine to idle before stopping may cause engine
to "backfire",,
.
°
(See
CUTTING
HEIGHT
The cutting height is controlled by turning the height adjust*
rnent knob in desired direction,
°
Turn knob clockwise (f"_) to raise cutting height,
,
Turn knob counterclockwise (_#-_)to lower cutting
height.
The cutting height range is approximately 1-1/2" to 4", The
heights are measured from the ground to the blade tip with
the engine not running These heights are approximate
and may vary depending upon soil conditions, height of
grass and types of grass being mowed_
o The average lawn should be cut to approximately 2-1/2
inches during the cool season and to over3 inches
during hot months. For healthier and better 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,,
(See Fig. 9)
MOWER BLADES o Move attachment clutch lever to "DISENGAGED"
sition_
GROUND DRIVE -
AND BACKWARD
Start tractor with motion control lever-in neutral (N)
position.
Release parking brake and clutch/brake pedal
Slowly move motion control lever to desired position,,
TO ADJUST MOWER
(See Fig. 9)
HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT KNOB
FIG. 9
STOPPING
(See Fig. 9)
The direction and speed of movement is controlled by the
motion control lever,
"DISENGAGED"
POSITION
CLUTCH!BRAKE
PEDAL
"DRIVE" POSITION
CONTROL
I
Always operate engine at full throttle,
o Operating engine at less than full throttle reduces the
battery charging rate,
°
Ful! throttle offers the best bagging and mower performance,
"DISENGAGED"
POSITION
"BRAKE"
POSITION
CAUTION:
Always stop tractor cornpletely, as described above, beforeleaving the operator's position; to empty
gras s catcher , etc.
Turn ignition key to "OFF" position and remove key.
Always remove key when leaving tractor to prevent
unauthorized use,,
Never use choke to stop engine,
12
ii1,,
OPERAON
TO OPERATE
MOWER
IMPORTANT:
THE MOTION CONTROL
LEVER DOES
NOT RETURN TO NEUTRAL (N) POSITION
WHEN THE
CLUTCH/BRAKE
PEDAL IS DEPRESSED
(See Fig. 10)
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.
o Select desired height of cut.,
•
Lower mower with attachment lift control
°
Start mower blades by engaging attachment clutch
control.
°
TO STOP MOWER BLADES - disengage attachment
clutch control.,
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ii,
i'111
°
Slowly move motion control lever to slowest setting
o
Make all turns slowly,
(See Figs. 8 and 1'1)
When pushing or towing your tractor, be sure to disengage
transmission by placing freewheel control in freewheeling
position. Free wheel control is located at the rear drawbar
of tractor.
'
"ENGAGED"
POSITION
/
To restart movement, slowly release parking brake and
clutch!brake pedal,
TO TRANSPORT
without either the entire grass catcher,
on
mowers Do
so not
equipped,
disCAUTION:
operate or
the the
mower
charge guard in place,
ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER
"DISENGAGED"
POSITION
°
ATTACHMENT
,_ LIFT LEVER
o
Raise attachment lift to highest position with attachmerit lift control
°
Pull freewheel control knob out and hold [n position by
inserting retainer spring into forward hole of control rod.
°
Do not push or tow tractor at more than two (2) MPH,
°
To reengage transmission, reverse above procedure,
NOTE: To protect hood from damage when transporting
H,GHPOSmONyour 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, etco)_
/
)
FIG. 11
FIG. 10
BEFORE STARTING
TO OPERATE
ON HILLS
CHECK
ENGINE
i cAoT,oN
oo
no'dr've
uP
or
down
hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and
do not drive across any slope.
°
o
•
°
•
Choose the slowest speed before starting up or down
hills.
Avoid stopping or changing speed on hills,.
if slowing is necessary, move throttle control lever to
slower position.
If stopping is absolutely necessary, push clutch/brake
pedal quickly to brake position and engage parking
brake.
Move motion control lever to neutral (N) position,
13
THE ENGUNE
OIL LEVEL
(See Fig, 17)
•
The engine in your tractor has been shipped, from the
factory, already filled with summer weight oil_
°
Check engine oil with tractor on level ground,.
°
Remove oil fill cap/dipstick and wipe clean, reinsert the
dipstick and screw cap tight, wait for a few seconds,
remove and read oil 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 "OIL VISCOSITY CHART" in the
Customer Responsibilities section of this manual),.
°
To change engine oil, see the Customer Responsibilities section in this manual.
OPERATION
ADD GASOLINE
COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and below)
•
•
Fill fuel tank., 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
days to assure fuel freshness.
IMPORTANT: WHEN OPERATING IN TEMPERATURES
BELOW 32°F(0°C), USE FRESH, CLEAN WINTER GRADE
GASOLINE TO HELP INSURE GOOD COLD WEATHER
STARTING,
When engine starts, allow engine to run with the throttle
control in the choke position until the engine runs
roughly, then move throttle control to fast position. This
may require an engine warm-up period from several
seconds to several minutes, depending on the temperature,
HYDROSTATIC
*
WARNING:
Experience indicates that alcohot blended
fuels (called gasohol or using ethanot 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 fue! tank or permanent
damage may occur,.
.
TRANSMISSION
WARM UP
Before driving the unit in cold weather, the transmission
should be warmed up as follows:
° Be sure the tractor is on level ground
° Place the motion control lever' in neutral Release
the parking brake and let the clutch/brake
slowly return to operating position,
° Atlow one minute for transmission to warm up. This
can be done during the engine warm up period.
The attachments can also be used during the engine
warm-up period after the transmission has been warmed
up.
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.
PURGE TRANSMISSION
TO START
ENGINE
freewheel
the engine
is runCAUTION: lever
Neverwhile
engage
or disengage
ning.
(See Fig. 9)
When starting the engine for the first time or' if the engine
has run out of fuel, it wilt take extra cranking time to move
fuel from the tank to the engine
*
Be sure freewheel control is in the transmission
gaged position,.
*
Sit on seat in operating position, depress clutch/brake
pedal and set parking brake_
.
Place motion control lever in neutral (N) position.,
°
Move attachment clutch to "DISENGAGED"
*
Move throttle control to choke position
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 deveF
oped during shipping of your-tractor_
IMPORTANT.' SHOULD YOURTRANSMISSION REQUIRE
REMOVAL FOR SERVICE OR REPLACEMENT,
IT
SHOULD BE PURGED AFTER REINSTALLATION
BEFORE OPERATING THE TRACTOR,.
en-
position..
Note: Before starting, read the warm and cold starting
procedures below,
.
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, move throttle control to fast
position, wait a few minutes and try again_ If engine still
does not start, move the throttle control back to the
choke position and retry,.
WARM WEATHER STARTING (50 ° F and above)
°
When engine starts, move the throttle control to the
fast position,
°
•
Place tractor safely on level surface with engine off and
parking brake seL
°
Disengage transmission by placing freewheel control
in freewheeling position (See "TO TRANSPORT" in
this section of manual)_
°
Sitting in the tractor seat, start engine., After the engine
is running, move throttle control to slow position° With
motion control lever in neutral (N) position, slowly
disengage clutch/brake pedal..
•
Move motion control lever to full forward position and
hold for five (5) second& Move lever to full reverse
position and hold for five (5) second&
Repeat this
procedure three (3) times,.
NOTE: During this procedure there will be no movement of
drive wheels.. The air is being removed from hyd raulic drive
system.,
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.
14
=
Move motion control lever to neutral (N) position, Shutoff engine and set parking brake°
°
Engage transmission by placing freewheel control in
driving position (See 'q'o TRANSPORT" in this section
of manual),
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i
OPERAON
Sitting in the tractor seat, start engine. After the engine
is running, move throttle control to half (1/2) speed.
With motion control lever in neutral (N) position, slowly
disengage clutch!brake pedal
MULCHING
TIPS
IMPORTANT:
FOR BEST PERFORMANCE,
KEEP
MOWER HOUSING FREE OF BUILT-UP GRASS AND
TRASH. CLEAN AFTER EACH USE..
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 tractor is now purged and now ready for normal
operation.
MOWING
MOWING
°
The special mulching blade will recut the grass clippings many times and reduce them in size so that as
they fail onto the fawn they will disperse into the grass
and not be noticed° Also, the mulched grass will
biodegrade quickly to provide nutrients for the lawn.
Always mulch with your highest engine (blade) speed
as this will provide the best recutfing action of the
blades.
-
Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet,, Wet grass tends
to form clumps and interferes with the mulching action.,
The best time to mow your lawn is the early afternoon,
At this time the grass has dried and the newly cut area
will not be exposed to the direct sun_
o
Forbest results, adjust the mower cutting height so that
the mower cuts off only the top one-third of the grass
blades (See Fig. 13)_ For extremely heavy mulching,
reduce your width of cut and mow slowly.,
TiPS
Tire chains cannot be used when the mower housing
is attached to tractor,.
•
Mower should be properly levefed 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.
•
o
Drive so that clippings are discharged onto the area
that has 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,.
Certain types of grass and grass conditions may require that an area be mulched a second time to
completely hide the clippings. When doing a second
cut, mow across or perpendicular to the first cut path.,
°
Change your cutting pattern from week to week Mow
north to south one week then change to east to west the
next week. This will help prevent matting and graining
of the fawn,,
.
When mowing large areas, start by turning to the right
so that clippings wilt discharge away from shrubs,
fences, driveways, etc.. After one or two rounds, mow
in the opposite direction making left hand turns until
finished (See Fig° 12 )..
•
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 wilt 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_
MAX 1t3
FIG. 13
FIG, 12
15
ESPONSHBILIT ES
CUSTOMER
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MA,.TE.A"CE
SCHEOU'E
AS YOU COMPLETE
/_4'
EG ULAR
SERVICE
.......
I CheckBrake Operation
check Tire Pressure
_
64_
iT
Check for Loose
iR
SharpeniReplace"M°we,rBfades .............
Fasteners ..............
.....
Lubrication
Cha
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/* ZS'ERVlCE
_'
6##
DATES
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6##
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.................
T Check..Battery Level/Recharge
0
Clean Batter':/andTerminals
R
cllec k TransaxleCooling
Adjust Blade Belt(s) Tension
_
..............
6##
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6#_'_
......
Adjust Motion Drive Belt(s) Tension
Check Engine Oil Level
Change EngineOil .....................
Clean Air Filter'
$#e
_
_
N Clean Air sc[ee..n......................................
..........
_1.2,3
6##2
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.........................
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!
Inspect
N
Clean Engine
E
RepiaceSpark Plug.................
_41 6##
Repiace
AiiFilter
_2
Replace
Fuel Filter
Muifler/SparkArrester
, _
..................
Replace Oil Filter (if equipped)
Cooling
_,2
Fins
Paper' Cartridge
.................
.............
_
6##2
..................
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1 • Change more olten when operating under a heavy load or in high ambient temperatures
2 - Service more often when operating in dirty or dusty conditions
3 - if equipped with oil tiHef, change oil every 50 hours
4 * Replace bIades more often when mowing in sandy soil:
GENERAL
__
I
64#5
5 - if equipped with adjustable system
6 - Not required if equipped with maintenance-gee batl_ry,
7 - Tighten tront axle pivot boil to 35 tt -Ibs maximum
Do not overtighten
LUBRICATION
RECOMIVIENDATIONS
CHART
® SP NOLE
ZEBK
The warranty on this tractor does not cover itemsthat have
been subjected to operator abuse or negligence.
To
receive full valueflomthe warranty, operator must maintain
tractor' as instructed in this manual..
(_ FR
BEARING
Some adjustments will need to be made periodically to
properly maintain your tractor.
' NDLE
ZERK®
_r WHEEL ®
BEARING ZERK
ZERK
All adjustments in the Service and Adjustments section of
this manual should be checked at least once each season..
,,
ENGINE ®
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
C
CLUTCH
PIVOT(S)
EACH USE
•
Check ertgine oil tevel_
•
Check brake operation.
o
o
Check tire pressure,
Check for loose fastener&
(_
SAE 30 OR 10W30 MOTOR OIL
®
GENERAL PURPOSE
GREASE
(3) REFER TO CUSTOMER
RESPONSIBILITIES
"ENGINE"
SECTION
IMPORTANT:
DO NOT OiL OR GREASE THE PIVOT POINTS
WHICH HAVE SPECIAL NYLON BEARINGS,
VISCOUS
LUBRICANTS WILL ATTRACT
DUST AND DIRT THAT WiLL SHORTEN
THE LIFE OF THE SELF-LUBRICATING
BEARINGS.
IF YOU
FEEL THEY MUST BE LUBRICATED,
USE ONLY A DRY, POW-
16
DERED
GRAPHITE
TYPE
LUBRICANT
SPAR[NGLY
CUS'rO
RESPO
TRACTOR
BLADE
Always observe safety rules when performing any maintenance_
BRAKE
OPERATION
If tractor requires more than six (6) feet stopping distance
at high speed in highest gear, then brake must be adjusted°
(See "TO ADJUST BRAKE" in the Service and Adjustments section of this manua0_
TRAILING
LOCK
Maintain proper air pressure in all tires (See "PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS" on page 3 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,
HEX BOLT
(GRADE 8)*
*A GRADE 8 HEAT TREATED BOLT CAN BE
IDENTIFIED BY SIX LINES ON THE BOLT HEAD.
FIG. 14
NOTE: To seal tire punctures and prevent flat tires due to
slow leaks, tire sealant may be purchased from your local
parts dealer° Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and
corrosion,.
BLADE
TO SHARPEN
REMOVAL
Raise mower to highest position to allow access to
blades.
,
Remove hex bolt, lock washer and flat washer securing
blade°
•
Install new or resharpened blade with trailing edge up
towards deck as shown,.
•
Reassemble hex bolt, lock washer and flat washer in
exact order as shown°
(See Fig. 15)
•
The blade can be sharpened with a file or on a grinding
wheel Do not attempt to sharpen while on the mower1
°
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)..
°
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,.
(See Fig. 14)
o
BLADE
Care should be taken to keep the blade balanced,. An
unbalanced blade wil! cause excessive vibration and eventual damage to mower and engine.
CARE
For best results mower blades must be kept sharp.. Replace bent or damaged blades,
BLADE
EDGE
FLAT
TIRES
•
MANDREL
ASSEMBLY
NOTE: Do not use a nail for balancing blade_ The lobes of
the center hole may appear to be centered, but are not..
•
Tighten bolt securely (30_35 FL Lbs, torque)_
IMPORTANT: BLADE BOLT IS GRADE8 HEATTREATED,
NOTE: We do not recommend sharpening blade - but if you
do, be sure the blade is balanced,
CENTER HOLE
518" BOLT
BLADE
OR PIN
FIG. 15
17
CUSTO
ESPON$
E$
Change the oil after every 25 hours of operation or at least
once a year ifthe tractor is not used for 25 hours in one year,
BATTERY
Your tractor has a battery charging system which is sufficient for normal use.. However, periodic charging of the
battery with an automotive charger will extend its life+
= Keep battery and terminals clean.
= Keep battery bolts tight.
= Keep smait vent holes open.
,, Recharge at 6+10 amperes for 1 hour.
TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS
Check the crankcase oil level before starting the engine
and after each eight (8) hours of operation° Tighten oil fill
cap/dipstick securely each time you check the oil level,
TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL (See Figs. 16 and !7)
Determine temperature range expected before oil change..
All oil must meet API service classification SF, SG or SH.
Corrosion and dirt on the battery and terminals can cause
the battery to "leak" power.
o Open battery box door.
= Disconnect BLACK battery cable first then RED battery cable and remove battery from tractor.
,, Rinse the battery with plain water and dry+
o Clean terminals and battery cable ends with wire brush
until bright,.
Coat terminals with grease or petroleum jelly°
.
Reinstall battery (See "CONNECT BATTERY" in the
Assembly section of this manual),.
o
Be sure tractor is on level surface+
o
Oil will drain more freely when warm°
Catch oil in a suitable container.
o
o
Remove oil fill cap/dipstick, Be careful not to allow dirt
to enter the engine when changing oil,
4_
Remove drain plug.,
o
After oil has drained completely, replace oil drain plug
and tighten securely.
Refil! engine with oil through oil fill dipstick tube, Pour
slowly. Do not overfill, For approximate capacity see
"PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS"
on page 3 of this
manual°
V-BELTS
Use gauge on oil fill cap/dipstick for checking level Be
sure dipstick cap is tightened securely for accurate
reading,. Keep oil at "FULL" line on dipstick,
Check V-belts for deterioration and wear after t 00 hours of
operation and replace if necessary., The belts are not
adjustable.. Replace belts if they begin to slip from wear.
TRANSAXLE
L
COOLING
Keep transaxle free from build-up of dirt and chaff which
can restrict cooling..
CAP/DIPSTICK
ENGINE
LUBRICATION
Only use high quality detergent oil rated with API service
classification SF, SG, or SH Select the oil's SAE viscosity
grade according to your expected operating temperature.
OIL DRAIN
PLUG
SAE VISCOSITY GRADES
FIG. 17
I
30"
'_C +30"
-20_
TEMPERATURE
+I0_'
32"
40 +'
0*
RANGE ANTiCiPATED
60 +
t'05
BEFORE
80 +
20+
100"
304
40°
NEXT OIL CHANGE
FIG. 16
NOTE: Although multi-viscosity oils (5W30, 10W30 etc.)
improve starting in cold weather, these multi-viscosity oils
will result in increased oil consumption when used above
32°F. Check your engine oil leve! more frequently to avoid
possible engine damage from running low on oil,
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AIR FILTER
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ESPONSIBILITIES
(See Fig. 18)
CLEAN
Your engine will not run properly using a dirty air filter.
Clean the foam pre-cteaner after every 25 hours of operation or every season. Service paper cartridge every 100
hours of operation or every season, whichever occurs first°
AIR SCREEN
(See Fig. 19)
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.,
Service air cleaner more often under dusty conditions.
ENGINE
o Remove knob(s) and cover.
TO SERVICE PRE-CLEANER
COOLING
FINS (See Fig. 19)
Remove any dust, dirt or oil from engine cooling fins to
prevent engine damage from overheating,.
°
Slide foam pre-cteaner off cartridge.
=
Wash it in liquid detergent and water..
o
-
•
Remove screws from blower housing and lift housing
and dipstick tube assembly off engine.
Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth.
•
Cover oil fill opening to prevent entry of dirt.
Saturate it in engine oil,, Wrap it in clean, absorbent
cloth and squeeze to remove excess oil
•
Use compressed air or stiff bristle brush to thoroughly
clean engine cooling fins.
•
If very dirty or damaged, replace pre-cleanero
•
To reassemble, reverse above procedure.
•
Reinstall pre-cleaner over cartridge,
SCREWS
BLOWER
°
Reinstall cover and secure with knob(s)o
TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE
HOUSING
SCREWS
•
Remove cartridge nutl
o
CarefuIfy remove cartridge to prevent debris from
entering carburetor° Clean base carefully to prevent
debris from entering carburetor.
-
Clean cartridge bytapping gently on flat surface.. If very
dirty or damaged, replace cartridge.
AIR SCREEN
DIPSTICK TUBE
-
Reinstall cartridge, nut, precleaner, cover and secure
with knob(s).
IMPORTANT:
PETROLEUM SOLVENTS, SUCH AS
KEROSENE, ARE NOT TO BE USED TO CLEAN THE
CARTRIDGE. THEY MAY CAUSE DETERIORATION OF
THE CARTRIDGE. DO NOT OIL CARTRIDGE. DO NOT
USE PRESSURIZED
AIR TO CLEAN OR DRY
CARTRIDGE.
ASSEMBLY
_,
"_
f!
SPARK
PLUG
ENGINE
COOLING FENS
COVER KNOB"-'--
FIG. 19
COVER
CARTRIDGE
NUT
PAPER
CARTRIDGE
FOAM
PRE-CLEANER
FIG. 18
19
.
CUSTOME
ESPONSI
MUFFLER
ILHTIE$
CLAMP,
J
inspect and replace corroded muffler and spark arrester (if
equipped) as it could create a fire hazard and/or damage_
SPARK
PLUGS
Replace spark plugs at the beginning of each mowing
season or after' every 100 hours of operation, whichever
occurs first. Spark plug type and gap setting are shown in
"PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS" on page 3 of this manual
IN-LINE
CLAMP
FUEL FILTER
FUEL
FILTER
FIG. 20
(See Fig. 20)
The fuel filter-should be replaced once each season_ if fuel
filter becomes clogged, obstructing fuel flow to carburetor,
replacement is required.
CLEANHNG
•
With engine coot, remove filter and plug fuel line
sections.
°
Clean engine, battery, seat, finish, etc. of all foreign
matter_
o
Place new fuel filter in position in fuel line with arrow
pointing towards carburetor_
•
Keep finished surfaces and wheels free of all gasoline,
oil, etc.
.
Be sure there are no fuel line leaks and clamps are
properly positioned_
•
Protect painted surfaces with automotive type wax.
.
Immediately wipe up any spilled gasoline.
We do not recommend using a garden hose to clean your
tractor unless the electrical system, muffler, air filter and
carburetor are covered to keep water' out_ Water' in engine
can result in a shortened engine life_
20
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CAUTION:
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BEFORE PERFORMING
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ANY SERVICE OR ADJUSTMENTS:
Depress clutch/brake pedal fully and set parking brake.
Place motion control lever in neutral (N) position,
Place attachment clutch in "DISENGAGED"
position,
Turn ignition key "OFF" and remove key.
Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped.
Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact
with plug.
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TRACTOR
TO REMOVE
I
MOWER
(See Fig. 2'I)
R
CLUTCH
Mower will be easier to remove from the right side of tractor°
RETAINER
o
•
Place attachment crutch in "DISENGAGED" position.
Move attachment lift lever forward to lower mower to its
lowest position.,
•
Roll belt off engine pulley,
°
Disconnect clutch rod from clutch lever by removing
retainer spring°
-
Disconnect anti-sway bar from chassis bracket
removing retainer spring,
=
Disconnect suspension arms from rear deck brackets
by removing retainer springs,
°
Disconnect front links from deck by removing retainer
springs°
•
Raise lift lever to raise suspension arms, Slide mower
out from under tractor_,
by
RETAINER
SPRING
IMPORTANT:
tF AN ATTACHMENT OTHER THAN THE
MOWER IS TO BE MOUNTED TO THE TRACTOR.
REMOVE THE FRONT LINKS
TO INSTALL
MOWER
ANTI-SWAY
(See Fig. 21)
•
Raise attachment
•
Slide mower under tractor with discharge guard to right
side of tractor,,
,
°
Lower lift lever to its lowest position,
Install mower in reverse order of removal instructions,
BAR
RETAINER
SPRINGS
(BOTHSIDES)
lift lever to its highest position.
FIG. 2'1
2'1
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TO LEVEL
i!
MOWER
HOUSING
FRONT-TO-BACK ADJUSTMENT (See Figs. 24 and 25)
IMPORTANT: DECK MUST BE LEVEL SIDE-TO-SIDE IF
THE FOLLOWING FRONT-TO-BACK ADJUSTMENT iS
NECESSARY, BE SURETO ADJUST BOTH FRONT LINKS
EQUALLY SO MOWER WILL STAY LEVEL SIDE-TOSIDE..
To obtain the best cutting results, the mower housing
should be adjusted so that the front is approximately 1/8" to
1/2" lower than the rear when the mower is in its highest
position.
Check adjustment on right side of tractor. Measure distance"D" directly in front and behind the mandrel at bottom
edge of mower housing as shown.
°
Before making any necessary adjustments, check that
both front links are equal in length., Both links should
be approximately 10-3/8".
•
If links are not equal in length, adjust one link to same
length as other link
°
To lower front of mower loosen nut "E" on both front
links an equal number of tums_
•
When distance "D" is 1/8" to 1/2" lower at front than
rear, tighten nuts "F" against trunnion on both front
links.
°
To raise front of mower, loosen nut"F" from trunnion on
both front links° Tighten nut "E" on both front links an
equal number of turns.
When distance "D" is 1/8" to 1/2" lower at front than
rear, tighten nut"F" against trunnion on both front links..
°
Recheck side-to-side adjustmenL
Adjust the mower while tractor is parked on level ground or
driveway,
Make sure tires are properly inflated (See
"PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS" on page 3 of this manual),
If tires are over or underinflated, you will not properly adjust
your mower°
SIDE-TO-SIDE
ADJUSTMENT
(See Figs. 22 and 23)
o
Raise mower to its highest position.
°
At the midpoint of both sides of mower, measure heig ht
from bottom edge of mowerto ground Distance "A" on
both sides of mower should be the same or within 1/4"
of each other'..
o
If adjustment is necessary, make adjustment on one
side of mower only.
o
To raise one side of mower, tighten lift Iink 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 1/8"..
Recheck measurements after adjusting.
BOTTOM EDGE
OF MOWER TO
GROUND
BOTTOM EDGE
OF MOWER TO
GROUND
MANDREL
FIG. 22
SUSPENSION
ARM
FIG, 24
BOTH FRONT LINKS MUST BE EQUAL IN LENGTH
\
LIFT LINK
ADJUSTMENT
NUT
FIG. 23
NUT "E"
NUT "F"
FRONT LINKS
22
TRUNNION
FIG. 25
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TO REPLACE
(See Fig. 26)
MOWER
BLADE
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ADJ
,IM,I_
DRIVE
1,1,1
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............................
STMENTS
......
WITH
BELT
PARKING
BRAKE
"ENGAGED"
NUT "A"
The mower blade drive belt may be replaced without tools.
Park the tractor on level surfacer Engage parking brake.
JAM NUT
BELT REMOVAL o
Remove mower from tractor (See "TO REMOVE
MOWER" in this section of this manual).
=
Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and idler pulleys_
•
Pull belt away from mower..
BELT INSTALLATION =
Install new belt in reverse order of removal..
°
°
!/
Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves and inside all belt
guides°
install mower in reverse order of removal instructions.
MANDREL
PULLEY
ARM
DO NOTTOUCH THIS NUT, IF FURTHER
BRAKE ADJUSTMENTIS
NECESSARY
CONTACTYOUR
NEAREST AUTHORIZED
SERVICE CENTEWDEPARTMENT
FIG. 27
IDLER
PULLEYS
TO REPLACE
(See Fig. 28)
MOTION
DRIVE
BELT
Park the tractor on level surface_ Engage parking brake.
For assistance, there is a belt installation guide decal on
bottom side of left footrest°
MANDREL
PULLEY
BRAKE
(See
Remove mower (See "TO REMOVE MOWER" in this
section of this manual..)
,
Remove upper belt keeper_
°
Remove belt from stationary idler and clutching idter_
°
Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor_ Carefufly remove
belt upwards from transmission input pulley and over
cooling fan blades.
Pull belt toward front of tractor and remove downward
from around engine pulley.
°
FIG. 26
TO ADJUST
•
°
Install new belt by reversing above procedure°
IMPORTANT:
MAKE SURE UPPER BELT KEEPER iS
POSITIONED PROPERLY BETWEEN LOCATOR TABS..
Fig. 27)
Your tractor is equipped with an adjustable brake system
which is mounted on the side of the transaxle,
ENGINE_!
PULLEY
t
_\
If tractor requires more than six (6) feet stopping distance
at high speed in highest gear, then brake must be adjusted°
CLUTCHING
°
Depress clutch/brake pedal and engage parking braker
STATIONARY
_
U
•
Measure distance between brake operating arm and
nut "A" on brake rod.
IDLER
I___
TRANSMISSION
INPUT PULLEY
_,._?_
1_'._::,_
_
if distance is other than 1-3/4", loosen jam nut and turn
nut "A" until distance becomes 1-3/4'L Retighten jam
nut against nut "A".
Road test tractor for proper stopping distance as stated
above° Readjust if necessary. If stopping distance is
still greater than six (6) feet in highest gear, further
maintenance is necessary.. Contact your nearest authorized service center/departmento
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LOCATOR
TABS
_
UPPER BELT
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KEEPER
. -_
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FIG. 28
23
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TO ADJUST
Fig. 29)
MOTION
CONTROL
LEVER
TO REMOVE WHEEL
(See Fig. 30)
(See
•
.
Block up axle securely_
Remove axle cover, retaining ring and washersto allow
wheel removal (rear wheel contains a square key - Do
not lose).
=
Repair tire and reassemble,,
•
On rear wheels only: align grooves in rear wheel hub
and axle,, insert square key,
°
Replace washers and snap retaining ring securely in
axle groove,
•
Replace axle cover,.
NOTE: To seal tire punctures and prevent flat tires due to
slow leaks, tire sealant may be purchased from your local
parts dealer,. Tire sealant also prevents tire dry rot and
corrosion.
The motion control lever has been preset at the factory and
adjustment should not be necessary.
If for any reason the motion control lever will not hold its
position while at a selected speed, it may be adjusted at the
friction pack located on the right side of transmission.
o
Park tractor on level surface. Stop tractor by turning
ignition key to "OFF" position, and engage parking
brake.
•
Adjust motion control lever by tightening adjustment
locknut one half (1/2) turn.
NOTE: If for any reason the effort to move the motion
control lever becomes too excessive, reverse the above
adjustment procedure by loosening Iocknut 1/4 to !/2 turn.
Road test tractor after adjustment and repeat procedure if
necessary.
TRANSMISSION
FOR REPAIRS
WASHERS
REMOVAL/REPLACEMENT
RETAINING
Should your transmission require removal for' service or
replacement, it should be purged after' reinsta!lation and
before operating the tractor, See "PURGE TRANSMISSION" in the Operation section of this manual
RING \
AXLE
COVER
|
_SQUARE
KEY
(REAR WHEELONLY)
FIG. 30
TO START
ENGINE
WITH A WEAK BATTERY
(See Fig. 31)
i &
IMPORTANT:
YOUR TRACTOR IS EQUIPPED WITH A 12
VOLT NEGATIVE
GROUNDED
SYSTEM,.
THE OTHER
VEHICLE
MUST
ALSO BE A 12 VOLT
NEGATIVE
GROUNDED
SYSTEM.
DO NOT USE YOUR TRACTOR
BATTERY TO START OTHER VEHICLES,,
FIG. 29
STEERING
TO ATTACH JUMPER CABLES = Connect each end of the RED cable to the POSITIVE
(4:) terminal of each battery, taking care not to short
against chassis.
•
Connect one end of the BLACK cable to the NEGATIVE(-) terminal of fully charged battery_
WHEEL ALIGNMENT
If steering wheel crossbars are not horizontal (left to right)
when wheels are positioned straight fop._Jard,remove steering wheel and reassemble per instructions in the Assembly
section of this manual.
FRONT
|
|
|
if your battery is too weak to start the engine, it should be
recharged,,
if "jumper' cables" are used for emergency
starting, follow this procedure:
ADJUSTMENT
LOCKNUT
TO ADJUST
ate explosive gases. Keep sparks, flame
and smoking materials away from batteries.
wear batteries
eye protection
CAUTION:Always
Lead-acid
generwhen around batteries.
WHEEL TOE-IN/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 your nearest authorized
service centeridepartmenL
Connect the other' end of the BLACK cable to good
CHASSIS GROUND, away from fuel tank and battery.
TO REMOVE CABLES, REVERSE ORDER o
24
BLACK cable first from chassis and then from the fully
charged battery°
RED cable last from both batteries.
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TO REMOVE HOOD
(See Fig. 32)
TERMINAL
AND GRILL
ASSEMBLY
•
Raise hood_
°
Unsnap headlight wire connector.
o
Stand in front of tractor. Grasp hood at sides, tilt toward
engine and lift off of tractor°
•
To replace, reverse above procedures°
HOOD
CABLES
HEADLIGHT
WIRE
CONNECTOR
BATTERY
POSITIVE TERMINAL
NEGATIVE
TERMINAL
FIG. 31
TO REPLACE
HEADLIGHT
FIG. 32
BULB
•
Raise hood,,
•
Pull bulb holder out of the hofe in the backside of the
grill.
o
Replace bulb in holder and push bulb holder securely
back into the hole in the backside of the grilL,
•
Close hood,
INTERLOCKS
AND RELAYS
Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to run
poorly, stop running, or prevent it from starting.
•
Check wiring, See electrical wiring diagram in the
Repair Parts section of this manual
TO REPLACE
FUSE
Replace with 30 amp automotive-type plug-in fuse,
fuse holder is located behind the dash,
The
25
SERVICE AND ADJUST
ENGgNE
PRELIMINARY
TO ADJUST
THROTTLE
(See Fig, 33)
CONTROL
Air cleaner assembly must be assembled to the car buretor when making carburetor adjustments=
o Be sure the throttle control cable is adjusted properly
(see above).
FINAL SETTING -
The throttle control has been preset at the factory and
adjustment should not be necessary. Check adjustment as
described below before loosening cable. If adjustment is
necessary, proceed as follows:
With engine not running, move throttle control lever
from slow to choke position Slowly move lever from
choke to fast position.
=
Check that holes "A" in governor control lever and hole
in governor plate line-up_ If holes "A" are not aligned,
loosen clamp screw and move throttle cable until holes
are aligned_ Tighten clamp screw securely.
GOVERNOR
CONTROL LEVER
\
.
•
°
GOVERNOR
CONTROL PLATE
=
CLAMP
SCREW
CARBURETOR
TEST -
Move throttle control lever from slow to fast position.
If
engine hesitates or dies, turn idle mixture valve out
(counterclockwise)
t/8 turn. Repeat test and continue
to adjust,
if necessary,
until engine
accelerates
smoothlyv
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
AUTHORIZED
SERVICE
CENTER/
DEPARTMENT,
WHICH HAS PROPER EQUIPMENT
AND
EXPERIENCE
TO
MAKE
ANY
NECESSARY
ADJUSTMENTS.
THROTTLE
CABLE
IDLE SPEED
SCREW
FIG. 33
TO ADJUST
Start engine and allow to warrn for five minutes. Make
final adjustments with engine running and shift/motion
control lever' in neutral (N) position.
Move throttle control lever to slow position_ With finger,
rotate and hold throttle lever against idle speed screw.,
Turn idle speed screw to attain 1750 RPM.
While stitl holding throttle lever' against idle speed
screw, turn idle mixture valve full travel clockwise then
counterclockwise until engine runs rough. Turn valve
to a point midway between those two positions. Release throttle lever
ACCELERATION
\
HOLES "A"
SETTING -
•
CABLE
o
ENTS
THROTTLE
LEVER
(See Fig. 34)
NOTE: The carburetor on this engine is low emission, it is
equipped with an idle fuel adjusting needle with a limiter
cap, which allows some adjustment within the limits atlowed by the cap_ Do not attempt to remove the firnitercap_
The limiter cap cannot be removed without breaking the
adjusting needle
The carburetor has been preset 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 idle mixture valve in (clockwise) decreases the supply of fuel to the engine giving a leaner fuel/
air' mixture, Turning the idle mixture valve out (counterclockwise) increases the supply of fuel to the engine giving
a richer fuel!air mixture_
IMPORTANT:
DAMAGE TO THE NEEDLE
THE SEAT iN CARBURETOR
MAY RESULT
TURNED iN TOO TIGHT
IDLE MIXTURE
VALVE WITH
LIMITER
VALVE
AND
iFSCREW
lS
FIG. 34
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STORAGE
ENGINE
Immediately prepare your tractor for storage at the end of
the season or if the tractor wilt not be used for 30 days or
more..
A
FUEL SYSTEM
IMPORTANT:
IT tS IMPORTANT
TO PREVENT
GUM
DEPOSITS
FROM
FORMING
IN ESSENTIAL
FUEL
SYSTEM PARTS SUCH AS CARBURETOR,
FUEL FILTER,
FUEL HOSE, OR TANK DURING
STORAGE.
ALSO,
EXPERIENCE
iNDICATES
THAT ALCOHOL
BLENDED
FUELS (CALLED
GASOHOL
OR USING ETHANOL
OR
METHANOL)
CAN ATTRACT MOISTURE WHICH LEADS
TO SEPARATION
AND FORMATION
OF ACIDS DURING
STORAGE.
ACIDIC
GAS CAN DAMAGE
THE FUEL
SYSTEM OF AN ENGINE WHILE IN STORAGE
gasoline in the tank inside a building
where
fumes
may store
reachthe
an tractor
open flame
CAUTION:
Never
with
or spark.
Allow the engine to cool
before storing in any enclosure.
TRACTOR
Remove mower from tractor for winter storage. When
mower is to be stored for a period of time, clean it thoroughly, remove ait dirt, grease, leaves, etc.. Store in a
clean, dry area..
•
Clean entire tractor (See "CLEANING" in the Customer
Responsibilities section of this manuai)_
.
inspect and replace belts, if necessary (See belt replacement instructions in the Service and Adjustments
section of this manual),.
•
Lubricate as shown in the Customer Responsibilities
section of this manual°
•
Be sure that all nuts, bolts and screws are securely
fastened.. Inspect moving parts for damage, breakage
and wear.. Replace if necessary..
°
Touch up all rusted or chipped paint surfaces; sand
lightly before painting.
=
Fully charge the battery for storage°
=
After a period of time in storage, battery may require
recharging°
•
•
°
Drain the fuel tank..
o
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.
,,
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 stabilizen
ENGINE
OIL
Drain oil (with engine warm) and replace with clean engine
oil. (See "ENGINE" in the Customer Responsibilities
section of this manual).
CYLINDERS
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 Cus o
tomer Responsibilities section of this manual).
After cleaning, leave cables disconnected and place
cables where they cannot come in contact with battery
terminals.
°
Remove spark plug(s).
°
Pour one ounce of oil through spark plug hole(s) into
cylinder(s),.
=
Turn ignitionkey to "START" position for a few seconds
to distribute oil.
°
Replace with new spark plug(s)_
OTHER
°
Be sure battery drain tube is securely attached,.
=
Do not store gasoline from one season to another°
-
If battery is removed from tractor for storage, do not
store battery directly on concrete or damp surfaces.
•
Replace your gasoline can if your can starts to rusL
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,.
°
Coveryour 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.
IMPORTANT: NEVER COVER TRACTOR WHILE ENGINE
AND EXHAL1ST AREAS ARE STILL WARM.
27
POINTS
TROUBLESHOOTmHG
CAUSE
PROBLEM
Will notstart
1
Out of fuel
1
Fill fuel tank
2
3
4,
5
6
7
Engine not "CHOKED" properly
Engine flooded.
Bad spark plug
Dirty air filter,
Dirty fuel filter
Water in fuel.
2,
3
4
5
6
7,_
8
9
Loose or damaged wiring.
Carburetor out of adjustment
8
9
See "TO START ENGINE" in Operation section,
Wait several minutes before attempting to start
Replace spark plug,
Clean/replace air filter.
Replace fuel filter,
Drain fuel tank and carburetor, refilt tank with fresh
gasoline and replace fuel fitter
Check all wiring,
See "To Adjust Carburetor" in Service Adjustments
section,
10
Hard to start
CORRECTION
Engine valves out of adjustment
t0
Contact an authorized
service center/department
t
2
3
4
5
6
7
Dirty air filter.
Bad spark plug.
Weaker dead battery
Dirty fuel filter.
Stale or dirty fuel
Looseor damaged wiring
Carburetor out of adjustment
1,
2
3
4,
5
6
7
Clean/replace air filter
Replace spark plug
Recharge or replace battery,
Replace fuel filter
Drain fuel tank and refill with fresh gasoline.
CheckalJ wiring,
See "To Adjust Carburetor" In Service Adjustments
section,
8.
Engine valves out of adjustment
8
Contact an authorized
1.
2,
3
4
Clutchtbrake pedal not depressed,
Attachment clutch is engaged
Weak or dead battery,
Blown fuse
5
6
7
8
9
Corroded battery terminals
Loose or damaged wiring.
Faulty ignition switch
Faulty solenoid or starter
Faulty operator presence switch(es)
t,
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Depress clutch/brake pedal
Disengage attachment clutch
Recharge or replace battery
Replace fuse
Clean battery terminals
Check all wiring,
Check/replace ignition switch
Check/replace solenoid or starter
Contact an authorized service center/department
Engine clicks but will not
start
1
2
3
4
Weak or dead battery,
Corroded battery terminals,
Loose or damagedwtring
Fault,/solenoid or starter
1
2
3
4.
Recharge or replace battery,
Clean battery terminals
Check all wiring..
Check/replace solenoid or' starter
Loss of power
t
2
3
4
5
6,
7
8
9
Cutting too much grass/too fast
Throttle in "CHOKE" position,
Build-up of grass, leaves and trash under mower
Dirty air filter,
Low oil levelldtrty o_l
Faulty spark pfug_
Dirty fuet filler,.
Stale or dirty fue!,
Water in fuel
t.
2,
3.
4
5
6,.
7,,
8
9
Set in "Higher Cut" posRion/reduce speed,
Adjust thrortte control,
Clean underside of mower housing,
Clean/replace air filter.
Check ofl level/change oil,
Clean and regap or change spark plug.
Replace fuel filter
Drain tue! tank and refill with fresh gasoline
Drain fuel tank and carburetor, refill tank with fresh
gasoline and replace fuel filter,
Connect and tighten spark plug wire,,
Clean engine air screen/fins,.
Clean/replace muffler
Check all wiring,
See '`To Adjust Carburetor" in Service Adjustments
section.
Engine wilt not turn over
nll,,i
,i
i_
'llln
t0
t 1
t2
t3.
14
Spark plug wire loose,
Dirty engine air screen/fins
Dirty/clogged muffler.
Loose or damaged wiring°
Carburetor out of adjustment
t5,
Engine valves out of adjustment.
10
11
12
13
14
15
lll'tl
Excessive
vibration
service center/department
1
2
Worn, bent or Ioose blade,
Bent blade mandrel
3
Loose/damaged
t.
2.
3
part(s)
28
Contact an aulhorized
II
jlj
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i
iii,
IJIU
LL:
service centerldepartment,
!
I
±
Replace blade Tighten blade beet
Replace blade mandrel
Tighten loose part(s), Reptace damaged
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IIII
parts
t_±
I
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i.,
PROBLEM
NG POmNTS
_r:j HIIHH. ':
CORRECTION
CAUSE
Engine continues to run
when operator leaves seat
with attachment clutch
1
Check wiring, switches and connections
If not
corrected, contact an authorized service center/
department.
Worn, bent or loose blade
Mower deck not tevei,
1
2
Replace blade Tighten blade bolt
Level mower deck
3
4
Buildup of grass, leaves, and trash under mower,
Bent blade mandrN
5
Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of
grass, leaves, and trash around mandrels
3
4
5
Clean underside of mower housing
Replace blade mandrel
Clean around mandrels to open vent holes,
1
Faulty operator-safety
1
2
presence control system,
engaged
Poor CUt - uneven
,jj
i ll,,iHll
::
Mower blades will not
rotate
1
2
3
4
Obstruction in clutch mechanism,
Worn/damaged mower ddve belt
Frozen idler pulley,
Frozen blade mandrei
t
Remove obstruction
2,
3,
4,,
Replace mower drive be_t
Replace idler pulley
ReNace blade mandrel
Poor grass discharge
1,
2,
3
4
5
6
7
8
Engine speed too slow.
Travel speed too fasL
Wet grass
Mower deck notlevel,
Low/uneven ttre air pressure
Worn, bentorloose
blade
Buildup of grass, leaves and trash under mower,
Mower drive belt worn.
1,
2,
3
4
Place throttle control in "FAST" position,
Shift to slower speed
Allow grass to dry before mowing,,
Level mower deck
9
10
1 t
Bladeslmproperfyinstalted,
Improper blades used.
Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of
grass, leaves, and trash around mandrels
Headlight(s) not working
(if so equipped)
1
2
3
4,
5
Switch is "OFF".
Bulb(s) burned out
Faulty light switch,
Loose or damaged wiring.
Blown fuse,
Battery will not charge
1
2
Bad battery cell(s)
Poor cable connections
3
4,
Faulty regulator (if so equipped)
Faulty alternator
5
6
7
8
9
10,
1
I
Turn switch "ON",
2
3
4
5
Replace butb(s)
Check/replace light switch
Check wiring and connections
ReNace fuse
1
2
3
4
Replace battery,
Check/clean altconnections
Replace regulator,,
Replace alternator
i_:
Engine "backfires"
when turning engine
"OFF"
1
Engine throttle control not set at "SLOW"
position for 30 seconds before stopping engine
29
Check tires for proper air pressure,
Replace/sharpen blade Tighten blade bolt
Clean underside of mower housing
Replace mower drive belt
Reinstall blades sharp edge down
Replace with blades listed in this manual,
Clean around mandrels to open vent holes,
ii
,, ,i ,i,ll
,iHi
Move throttle control to "SLOW" position and allow
to idle for 30 seconds before stopping engine
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TRACTOR--
MODEL
NUMBER
917.259830
SCHEMATIC
RED
BLACK
BATTERY
RED
O Zb
RED
FUSE 30 AMP,
AMMETER
S FARTER
(OPTIONAL)
BLACK
SEAT SWITCH
(NOT OCCUPIED)
IGNITION
SWITCH
GROUNDING
CONNECTOR
_(2
CHARGING SYSTEM OUTPUT
3 AMP DO @ 3600 RPM
SPARK
PLUG
GAP
_
PLUGS ON
a CYL. ENGINES)
d}
_
m_
_)
28 VOLTS AC MIN, @ 360D RPM
(CHARGING SYSTEM DISCONNECTEO)
BLUE
LIGHTING
SYSTEM
OUTPUT
5 AMP AC @ 3600 RPM q
IGNITION SWITCH
POSITION
OFF
CIRCUIT
"MAKE"
G+ M + L
NONE
B+ L
A + Y
RUN
B+ L
NONE
START
B + L+ S
NONE
RUN/LIGHT
DIODE
ALTERNATOR
I
NOTE
14 VOLTS AC MIN @ 3600 RPM (LIGHTS OFF)
YOUR TRACTOR IS
EQUIPPED WITH A SPECIAL
BROWN
ALTERNATOR SYSTEM.
THE LIGHTS ARE NOT
CONNECTED TO THE
BATTERY, BUT HAVE THEIR
OWN ELECTRICAL SOURCE.
BECAUSE OF THIS, THE
HEADLIGHTS
BRIGHTNESS OF THE LIGHTS
WILL CHANGE WITH ENGINE
SPEED. AT IDLE THE LIGHTS
®
0
WILL DIM. AS THE ENGINE IS
NON-REMOVABLE
REMOVABLE
SPEEDED UP, THE LIGHTS
CONNECTIONS
CONNECTIONS
WILL BECOME THEIR BRIGHTEST.
WIRING INSULATED CLIPS
NOTE: IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR
SERVICING OF UNIT, THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED TO
PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING
3I
/-;
REPAUR PARTS
TRACTOR
- - MODEL NUMBER
ELECTRICAL
\
41
26
19
19
II
t
32
45
32
917.259830
REPAIR PARTS
TRACTOR
-- MODEL NUMBER 917.259830
ELECTRICAL
KEY
NO,
PART
NO.
1
2
3
4
6
7
8
9
t6
19
20
2t
144925
74760412
STD551025
STD551125
STD541025
!09238X
156417
!09596X
153664
STD551125
73350400
147430
22
24
25
4152J
4799J
146147
26
28
29
30
31
32
33
40
41
42
43
44
45
52
70
108824X
4207J
121305X
140301
124211X
141226
t09310X
156442
71110408
131563
145673
73640400
121433X
141940
140422
NOTE:
DESCRIPTION
Battery 12 Volt 25 Amp
Bolt, Hex Head 1/4-20 unc x 3/4
Washer
Washer
Nut
Tube, Plastic, 12"
Case, Battery Mech Hinge
Clamp, Hose
Switch, Interlock Push-In
Washer, Lock
Nut, Hex, Jam 1/4-20 UNC
Harness, Light Socket
(Includes 4!52J)
Bulb, Light
Cable, Battery, 6 Gauge, Red, 11"
Cable, Battery, 6 Gauge, Red, W/16
Wire
Fuse, 30 Amp
Cable, Ground, 6 Gauge, Black, 12"
Switch, Plunger
Switch, Ignition
Nut, ignition
Cover, Key Switch
Key, Ignition
Harness, Ignition
Bolt, Hex Head, Fin_ 1/4-20 x 1/2
Cover, Terminal, Red
Solenoid
Nut Keps Bik Hex 1/4-20 UNC
Ammeter Rectangular 6 Amp
Protection Wire Loop
Harness Engine B&S
All component dimensions given in U,,S_ inches
1 inch = 25,4 mm
33
REPAIR PARTS
TRACTOR
CHASSIS
- - MODEL NUMBER
917.259830
AND ENCLOSURES
29
28
12
53
52
55
37
i
57
54
6O
lO
37
14
3
34
REPAIR PARTS
TRACTOR
CHASSIS
- - MODEL NUMBER
917.259830
AND ENCLOSURES
KEY
NO.
1
2
3
4
5
9
10
1t
12
13
'14
17
18
25
26
28
29
30
31
37
38
39
51
52
53
54
55
57
60
64
74
t22
123
140
142
143
144
140
t45
--
PART
NO.
159527
140356
17490612
STD551025
'155272
150156X011
STD533710
155927
145660
155936
17490608
144983X558
126938X
19131312
STD541437
145198X558
155217
151287X558
139976
17490508
139886
139887
73800400
19O91416
145201
161464
145202
STD522507
STD533707
154798
STD541437
157301
152927
158418
156095
154966
154207
158418
156524
5479J
DESCRIPTION
Chassis Assembly
Drawbar
Screw, Thd, Roll. 3/8-16 x 3/4
Washer 13/32 x 3/4 x 16 Gauge
Bumper Hood/Dash
Dash
Bolt, Carriage 3/8-16 x 1
Panel, Dash, L.H.
Clip Tinnerman Grille P/L
Panel, Dash, R.H..
Screw Thdrol 3/8-16 x 1/2
Hood Assembly
Bumper Hood
Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 12 Gauge
Nut
Grille w/Clips MS-558
Lens, Grille
Fend/Ftrest Pnt STLT N HLD 558
Bracket, Fender Support
Screw Thdrol 5/16-18 x 1/2 Tyt
Pivot Bracket Assembly, LH..
Pivot Bracket Assembly, Roll.
Nut Lock w/insert 1/4-20 UNC
Washer 9/32 x 7/8 x 16 Ga..
Bracket Grille Pickoff LH
Screw Hex wshd 8-18 x 7/8
Bracket Grille Pickoff RH
Bolt, Fin Hex 1/4-20 UNC x ,.75
Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3/8-16 UNC x 3/4
Dash Lower STLT
Nut Crownlock 3/8-16 UNC
Bracket Shift Stlt
Screw
Bracket Suspension Front
Plate Reinforcement STLT
Bracket Swaybar Chassis
Bracket Pnt Footrest STLT
Bracket Suspension Front
Rod Pivot Chassis/Hood
Plug, Button
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U S.. inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
35
/
/
/
/
/
i_6
5_
/
/
REPAIR PARTS
TRACTOR
- - MODEL
NUMBER
917,259830
DRIVE
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
1
2
3
8
!0
15
16
18
19
21
22
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
32
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
55
56
57
59
6!
62
150071
142431
143995
154792
STD561210
74490544
STD541431
STD523710
STD541437
130564
145627
STD541237
106888X
STD551037
STD561210
145204
124236X
130807
STD523107
155071
t20183X
STD551062
STD571810
123674X
STD523727
4470J
154777
19131312
127783
154604
123205X
STD523715
STD541437
STD541431
I05710X
105709X
STD523712
140294
140312
17490612
8883R
DESCRIPTION
TransaxleAssembly
Spring, Return, Brake
Puliey, Transaxle
Rod Shift Fender
Pin Cotter 1/8 x t CAD
Bolt Hex Flghd 5/16_18 Gr. 5
Nut Lock Hex W/Ins. 5/16-18 Unc
Bolt Fin Hex 3/8-16 Unc x 1 Gr. 5
Nut Lock Hex W/Wsh 3/8-16 Unc
Knob, Deluxe 1/2-13
Rod, Brake Hydro
Nut, HexJam 3/8-16 Unc
Spring, Brake Rod
Washer
Pin Cotter 1/8 x 3/4 CAD'_
Rod, Parking Brake
Cap, Parking Brake
Bracket, Transaxle
Bolt Hex Hd 5/16-18 Unc x 3/4
Shaft, Foot Pedal
Bearing, Nylon
Washer
Pin, Rol!
Pulley, Idler, Flat
Bolt
Spacer, Split
Keeper, Bett Retainer
Washer 13/32 x 13/16x 12 Gauge
Pulley, Idler, V-Groove
BetfcrankAssembly Clutch
Retainer, Belt
Bolt
Nut Crowr_iock 3/8-16 UNC
Nut, Crownlock 5/16-18 Unc
Link, Clutch
Spring, Return, Clutch
Bolt Hex 3/8-16 x 1-1/4
V-Belt, Ground Drive
Keeper, Center Span
Screw Thdrolo 3/8-16 x 3/4 Ty. TT
Cover, Pedal
KEY
NO.
PART
NO,
63
64
65
66
70
7t
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
81
82
83
84
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
100
102
103
104
105
t06
116
118
I2!
140186
71170764
STD551143
154778
134683
140158
19'132012
156347
121199X
121749X
STD581075
123583X
121748X
156046
123782X
19171216
140548
71208
19212016
12000008
158388
124346X
74780536
74780524
142564
140462
144643
STD624003
140469
735!0600
19'1112t6
141322
73940800
140156
71070516
74780520
72110610
154774
154419
DESCRIPTION
Pulley, Engine
Bolt 7/16-20 X 4 Gr_ 5
Washer Lock Hvy Hlcl Spr 7/16
Keeper Belt Engine
Keeper Belt Engine
,,
Strap Torque Lh Hydro 18/20 T
Washer t3/32 x 1-1t4 x 12 Gauge
Strap Torque Rh Hydro
Spacer, Split
Washer 25/32 x 1-1/4 x 16 Gauge
E-Ring
Key, Square
Washer 25/32 x 1-5/8 x 16 Gauge
Shaft Asm_ Cross Hydro 20" Tires
Spring Torsion T/A
Washer 17/32 x 3/4 x 16 Ga
Rod, Tie Hydro 20" Tires
Bushing Rod Strig. 629/632 ID
Washer 21/32 x 1-1/4 x 16 Ga_
Ring Klip #5304-62
Console, Shift
Nut Self-Thd Wsh Hd 1/4 Zinc
Bolt Fin Hex 5/16-18 x 2-1/4
Bolt Fin Hex 5/6-I8 Unc x 1-1/2
Line Fuel Hydro 4"
Fan, Hydro 7"
Control Bypass Hydro 20" Tires
Retainer Spring 1" Zinc/Cad
Keeper Bolt Rh Hydro 0750. 18/20"
Nut Keps Hex 3/8-16 Unc
Washer 11/32 x 3/4 x 16 Ga.
Washer Bel!ville o501D x 1_.50D
Nut Hex Jam Toplock 1/4-20 Unf
Arm, Control Hydro
Screw Cap Hex 5/16 x 18 x 1
Bolt Fin Hex 5/16-18 Unc x 1-1/4
Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 3/8d 6 x 1,25
Spacer Be!lcrank
Nyliner Clutching STL
NOTE: All component dimensions
1 inch = 25.4 mm
37
given in UoS,.inches
REPABtRPARTS
TRACTOR
STEERING
- - MODEL NUMBER
917.259830
ASSEMBLY
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63
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11
,
62
44
T'---_42
r2h
32
\
43
28
30
38
B
REPAIR PARTS
TRACTOR
STEERING
- - MODEL NUMBER
917.259830
ASSEMBLY
KEY
NO,
PART
NO.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
13
15
17
18
19
20
22
23
25
26
27
28
29
30
32
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
46
47
51
54
62
63
65
66
67
68
139768
154427
156483
157473
6266H
121748X
19272016
12000029
3366R
156438
STD551137
154779
73901000
156546
57079
124035X
126684X
71200410
127501
154406
126847X
136874
19131416
17490612
STD561210
130465
155099
152927
139769
19133808
STD541537
100711L
t45054
121749X
153720
121232X
6855M
STD541431
74780520
156594
STD523710
154780
154404
74781044
154429
DESCRIPTION
Steering Wheel
Axle Assembly STMP Dropped STL
Spindle Assembly, L.H,.
Spindle Assembly, Roll.
Bearing, Race, Thrust, Hardened
Washer 25/32 x 1-5/8 x 16 Gauge
Washer 27/32 x 1-1/4 x 16 Gauge
Ring, Klip
Bearing, Steering Column
Draglink Extended Stamped
Washer, Lock
Bearing Axle STLT/GT
Nut, Lock, Flange 5/8-11 UNC
Shaft Assembly, Steering
Washer, Thrust 515 x .750 x 4033
Support, Shaft
Washer, Shim 1/4 x 5/8 x .062
Screw, Hex Socket 1/4-20 x 5/8
Pittman Shaft Assembly
Bracket, Steering
Bushing, Link, Drag
Gear, Sector
Washer 13/32 x 7/8 x 16 Gauge
Screw, Thd. Roll. 3/8-16 x 3/4
Pin
Rod, Tie
Bushing, Steering
Screw
Insert, Steering Wheel
Washer 13/32 x 2-3/8 x 8 Gauge
Gripco Nut
Adaptor, Steering Wheel
Boot, Steering Shaft
Washer 25/32 x 1-1/4 x 16 Gauge
Extension Shaft Steering LR.LT
Cap, Spindle
Fitting, Grease
Nut Lock Hex w/ins. 5/16-18 UNC
Bolt Fin Hex 5/16-18 UNC x 1-1/4
Kit Steering Asm Service
Bolt, Fin Hex 3/8-16 UNC x 1 Gr 5
Spacer Axle
Bearing Arm Pittman
Bolt, Fin Hex 5/8-11 UNC x 2-3/4
Axle, Brace
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U,,S. inches
1 inch = 2&4 mm
39
REPAUR PARTS
TRACTOR
- - MODEL
NUIVIBER
917.259830
SEAT ASSEMBLY
i
9
V
i!
10
116
t7
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
12
13
14
140123
140551
STD5237,!.0
19131610
1450O6
STD541437
124181X
17490616
19131614
155925
121246X
121248X
72O50412
12
DESCRIPTION
Seat
Bracket, Pivot, Seat
Bolt
Washer 13/32 x 1 x 10 Gauge
Clip, Push-In Hinged
Nut
Spring, Seat
Screw, Thd. Roll. 3/8-16 x 1
Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 Gauge
Pan, Seat Emboss QCK Conn.•
Bracket, Switch Mounting
Bushing, Snap
Bolt, Carriage 1/4-20 x 1-1/2
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
15
16
17
2!
22
23
134300
121250X
123976X
153236
STD541431
74780814
24
25
26
19171912
127018X
STD551150
DESCRIPTION
Spacer, Split ,28 x 88
Spring
Locknut, Flange 1/4 Grade 5
Bolt, Shoulder 5/16-18 UNC
Nut
Bolt, Hex Head, Fin.
1/2-t3 x 7/8 Grade 5
Washer 17/32 x 1-3/16 x 12 Gauge
Bolt, Shoulder 5/16-18 x .62
Washer, Lock
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S, inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
4O
REPAIR PARTS
TRACTOR
-- MODEL
NUMBER
917.259830
DECALS
13
9
2
6
3
I
18
7
7
10
18
2O
8
21
21
12
13
14
KEY
NO.
1
2
3
4
6
7
8
9
10
12
PART
NO.
156811
150333
160280
160281
133644
150927
156787
146709
156439
146046
WHEELS
KEY
NO,
DESCRIPTION
Decal,
Decal,
Decal,
Decal,
Decal,
Decal,
Decal,
Decal,
Decal,
Decal,
13
14
18
20
21
--*
--_
---
Oper. Instr.
Cap Cnsmr Help Line
Hood, R.H_
Hood, LH.
Customer Maintenance
Side Panel
Deck Mower EZ3
Fender, Craftsman
Fender Danger
V-Beft Drive Schematic
PART
NO.
147138
160396
1517O8
149516
156810
138311
14234'1
154515
154516
162199
162200
DESCRIPTION
Decal Chassis, 6 Speed/42"
Decal V-Belt Schematic
Decal Ins. Hood
Decal Battery Dngr/Psn Eng
Decal Fender Auto
Decal Lift Handle
Decal Drawbar Cntd Mvt Hyd LT
Pad Footrest LH STLT
Pad Footrest RH STLT
Owner's Manual, English
Owner's Manual Spanish
& TIRES
KEY
NO.
1
2
3
4
4,10
7
!,9
11
PART
NO.
59192
65139
106222X
59904
5
6
7
8
9
10
106732X427
278H
9040H
106108X427
138468
7152J
11
--
104757X
144334
DESCRIPTION
Valve Cap, Tire
Stem, Valve
Tire, Front
Tube, Front Tire
(Not Provided, Service item Only)
Rim, Front
Fitting, Grease (Front Wheel Only)
Bearing, Flange (Front Wheel Only)
Rim, Rear
Tire, Rear
Tube, Rear Tire
(Not Provided, Service Item Only)
Cap, Axle
Sealant, Tire 10 oz..
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches
1 inch = 25..4 mm
41
REPAIR PARTS
TRACTOR
- - MODEL NUMBER
917.259830
ENGINE
72
62
13
78
14
38
33
37
40
33
23
29
/
\
OPTIONAL
EQUIPMENT
Spark Arrester
42
4
REPAIR PARTS
TRACTOR
- - MODEL NUMBER
917.259830
ENGINE
KEY
NO,
1
2
PART
NO.
150600
17720410
4
13
14
15
16
23
29
31
32
33
35
37
38
137352
272293
13280324
13200300
STD551237
159880
137180
109202X
123549X
123487X
17490512
137040
.......
40
44
124028X
17490412
46
62
72
78
81
19091416
STD551131
71070512
1749062O
128861
DESCRIPTION
Control, Throttle
Screw, Hex Head, Thread Cutting
1/4-20 x 5/8
Engine (See Breakdown) Briggs
Model 28N707-1173-E1
Muffler
Gasket, Exhaust
Nipple, Pipe 3/8 NPT x 3
Elbow, Standard 90 °, 3/8-18 NPT
Washer
Shield, BRN/DBR Guard
Arrestor, Spark
Tank, Fuel
Cap Assembly, Fuel Tank, Vented
Clamp, Hose
Screw Thdrol 5/1648 x 3-4 Tyt
Line, Fuel
Plug, Oil Drain
(Order From Engine Manufacturer)
Bushing, Snap, Fuef Line
Screw, Hex Washer Head, Thd. Roll.
1/4-20 x 3/4
Washer 9/32 x 7/8 x 16 Gauge
Washer, Lock
Screw, Hex Cap Head 5/16-18 x 3/4
Screw, Thd.., Roll.. 3/8-16 x 14/4
Nut Flange 1/4-20 Starter Nut
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S. inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
43
REPAHR PARTS
TRACTOR
MOWER
-- MODEL NUMBER
917.259531
LIFT
5
49
3O
6
13
19
718
19
32
44
20
REPAUR PARTS
TRACTOR
MOWER
- - MODEL NUMBER
917.259531
LIFT
KEY
NO.
PART
NO,
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
11
12
13
15
16
17
18
159460
159471
I05767X
12000002
19211621
120!83X
125631X
122365X
139865
139866
STD624008
127218
73350800
130171
73800800
19
20
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
49
50
139868
STD624008
110807X
19131016
2876H
STD560907
126971X
73350600
138057
150233
140302
7354O6OO
145212
110452X
NOTE:
DESCRIPTION
Wire Asm Inner/Sprg w/Plngr Lt
Shaft Assembly, Lift
Pin, Groove
E-Ring
Washer 21/32 x 1 x 21 Gauge
Bearing, Nylon
Grip, Handle, Fluted
Button, Plunger, Red
Link, Lift, Loll..
Link, Lift, R_H.
Retainer Spring
Link, Front
Nut, Hex, ,Jam 1/2-13 UNC
Trunnion
Locknut, Hex, with Washer Insert
1/2-13 UNC
Arm, Suspension, Rear
Retainer Spring
Nut, Special
Washer 13/32 x 5/8 x 16 Gauge
Spring
Pin, Cotter 3/32 x 1/2
Rod, Adjust, Lift
Nut, Hex, Jam 3/8-16 UNC
Knob, Infinite Height Adjustment
Trunnion, Inf Height
Bearing, Pvt, Lift Spherical
Nut, Crowniock 3/8-24
Nut Hex Flange Lock
Nut Push Phos & Oil
All component dimensions given in US. inches
1 inch = 25°4 mm
45
REPARR PARTS
TRACTOR
MOWER
- - MODEL NUMBER
917.259830
DECK
76
77
68
105
102
34
33
32
3t
106
105
""_
'
104
17
21
\
2
27
4
.9
21
46
REPAIR PARTS
TRACTOR
MOWER
- - MODEL
NUMBER
917.259830
DECK
KEY
NO,
PART
NO,
1
2
3
4
5
6
8
9
10
It
!2
!3
144393
STD533107
138017
138440
STD624008
130832
850857
STD551t37
140296
134149
129895
137645
14 128774
15 110485X
16 140329
17 7211O610
I8
STD533!06
19 132827
2O 136888
21 STD54143!
22
134753
23 131267
24 105304X
25
123713X
26 1t0452X
27 130968
28 19111O16
29 131491
30 157722
31 129963
32 153535
33 137266
34 STD533717
35 133835
36 131494
37 STD551037
40 STD541437
41 133551
43 140O83
44 140088
45 STD624003
46 137729
48 133944
49
155066
50 131340
51 STD541410
52 139888
53 131845X900
54 133943
55 155046
DESCRIPTION
Mower Housing
Bolt
Bracket Assembly,Sway Bar, Front
Bracket Assembly, Sway Bar
Retainer Spring
Arm, Suspension, Rear
Bolt, Hex 3/8-24 x 1.25 Grade 8
Washer, Lock
Washer, Hardened
Blade, Mulching
Bearing, Ball
Shaft Assembly, Mandrel, Vented
(Includes Key Number 6),
Housing, Mandrel, Vented
Bearing, Ball, Mandrel
Stripper, Vented Mower Deck
Bolt, Carriage 3/8-16 x 1-1/4
Bolt, Carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
Bolt, Shoulder
Baffle, Vortex
Nut Crownlock 5/16-I8 UNC
Stiffener Bracket
Bracket, Deflector
Cap, Sleeve
Spring, Torsion, Deflector
Nut, Push
Shield, Deflector
Washer 11/32 x 5/8 x 16 Gauge
Rod, Hinge
Screw Thdrol Washer Head
Washer, Spacer
Pulley, Mandrel
Nut, Toplock, Flanged
Bolt
Fastner, Christmas Tree
Pulley, Idler, Flat
Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 Gauge
Nut Crownleck 3/8-t6 UNC
Rod, Pivot, with Nibs
Rod, Clutch, Secondary, with Nibs
Guard, Mandrel, L.H.
Retainer
Screw, Thd. Roll 1/4-20 x 5/8
Washer, Hardened
Roller Assembly, Cam Follower
Bolt, Shoulder #10-24 Grade 5
Locknut
Bolt, Shoulder 5/16-!8 UNC
Arm Assembly, Pad, Brake
Washer, Hardened
Arm, Idler
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
56
58
59
67
68
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
92
101
102
103
104
105
106
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
121
128
129
130
131
132
122052X
140086
141043
149846
144200
142427
131870
127847
121748X
12000029
128903
127845
154809
'127498
153701
73350600
142028
120958X
156084
72140618
STD541437
136420
71161010
19061216
STD551110
160793
2029J
155197
155198
17490512
73510500
72110504
137644
133957
73930600
19121414
143723
153390
19131312
STD523710
STD533710
19132203
141 6266H
- - 130794
--
145411
DESCRIPTION
Spacer, Retainer
Spring, Torsion Brakes
Guard, TUV Idler
Knob Custom Oval
V-Belt
Rod, Clutch, Primary, with Nibs
Spring, Return
Arm, Clutch, Secondary
Washer 25/32 x 1-5/8 x 16 Gauge
Ring, Klip
Bolt, Shoulder 3/8-16 UNC x 1.44
Keeper, Spring
Lever Asm.. Clutch Pri PIm STLT
Bushing, Large, Brass
Spring, Mower Clutch
Nut, Hex Jam 3/8-16 Unc
Trunnion, Adj.
Washer Sintered
Keeper Belt Idler
Bolt RdHd Sq 318-16 x 2-114
Nut
Mulcher Cover
Screw
Washer #10
Washer, Lock
Latch Assembly, Bagger
Nut, Weld
Bracket, Gauge, Wheel Loll.
Bracket, Gauge, Wheel R_H
Screw Thdrot 5/16-18 x 3/4
Nut, Hex, Keps 5/16-18 UNC
Bolt, Carriage 5!16 UNC x 1/2
Bolt, Shoulder
Wheel, Gauge
Nut, Centerlock 3/8-16
Washer 3/8 x 7/8 x 14 Gauge
Bracket
Washer Felt
Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 12 Ga.
Bolt, Fin Hex 3/8-16 UNC x 1 Gr, 5
Bolt, RDHD SQNK 3/8-16 UNC x 1
Spacer Washer 13/32 I_D x 1_3t8
O.D x 1/4
Washer Thrust .75 x 1230
Mandrel Assembly (Includes Key
Numbers 8-10, 12-15, 3t and 32)
Mower Deck, Complete (Standard
Deck, Order Separately Mulcher
Plate and Gauge Wheel
Components, Key Nos. 101-106
and 111-121)
NOTE: Alt component dimensions given in U S inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
47
REPAIR PARTS
TRACTOR
HYDRO GEAR TRANSAXLE
- - MODEL NUMBER
- MODEL NUMBER
917.259830
310-0650
58
27
34
18
28
59
26
23
3O
69
fJ
14
90
52
91
4
5
3
114
113
48
REPAUR PARTS
TRACTOR
HYDRO
GEAR TRANSAXLE
KEY PART
NOo NO.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
13
t4
15
17
18
t9
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
4!
142930
142931
142932
142928
142933
142934
142935
150771
142937
142938
142939
142940
142941
150772
150773
142944
142945
142946
150774
142948
142949
142950
150787
142951
142952
142953
142954
142955
150777
150778
142958
- - MODEL NUMBER
- MODEL
NUMBER
917,259830
310-0650
DESCRIPTION
Housing, Lower
Assembly, Upper Housing
Seal, Lip
Ring, Wire Retaining
Ring, Retaining
Bearing, Shaft Ball
Bearing, Cradle
Bearing, Thrust 30 x 52 x 13
Swashplate, Variable
Block, Cylinder Assembly
Arm, Trunnion
Seal, Lip
Guide, Slot
Shaft, Motor
Bearing, Thrust 42 x 68 x 16
Block, Cylinder Assembly,.
Seal, Lip 10 x 25 x 7
Actuator, Bypass
Center Section Assembly Kit
Seal, Lip 26 x 42 x 8
Ring, Retaining
Washer 26 x 35 x 1
Plate, Bypass
Oil Filter Element
Arm, Bypass
Ring, Retaining
Arm, Actuating
Pin, Actuating
Bolt 5/16-24 x 1_3/4
Locknut, Hex 5/16-24 UNJC
Brake RotoriStator Kit
KEY PART
NO. NO,
DESCRIPTION
43
44
52
53
56
58
59
62
63
64
68
69
83
85
88
89
90
91
92
93
113
114
119
134
135
139
140
Washer 7/16 x 7/8 x .060
Differential Assembly
Washer 3/4 x 1,.5 x.13
Seal .75 x '1.25 x .250
Shaft, Input
Bolt 1/4-20 x t.38
Pin ,50D x..43 ID x 4750
Arm, Control
Puck, Dampener
Set Screw
Spring
Stud 5/16-24
Jackshaft Assembly
Jackshaft
Screw, Cap
Washer 7/16 x 1 x t/2
Sleeve Bearing
Seal, Wiper
Spring, Block
Washer, BIockThrust
Cap, Vent Assembly
Fitting, O-Ring Assembly
Spacer
Nut, Castle 5/16-24
Pin, Cotter
Spring, Compression
Nut, Hex 5/16-24
142884
150829
142991
142961
142963
142964
142965
142966
142967
142920
!42969
1446'10
142971
150806
142973
142974
'142975
142976
142977
142978
142917
142918
142980
144607
144608
150775
150776
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U_S. inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
49
REPAURPARTS
BRIGGS
TRACTOR
- - MODEL NUMBER
ENGINE
NUMBER
& STRA1TON
-MODEL
3
28N707,
917.259830
TYPE NUMBER
1173-E1
L
230
230
9
634A
718
307
635
337
f
238
562
-A-REQUIRES SPECIAL TOOLS
TO INSTALL, SEE REPAIR
INSTRUCTION MANUAL.
3°@
0
7
868
52
1022
1034
294_ _
!
10 9
1026
50
REPAUR PARTS
BRIGGS
127
TRACTOR
- - MODEL NUMBER
ENGINE
- MODEL
NUMBER
95 117
634
& STRATTON
138
28N707,
917.259830
TYPE NUMBER
1173-E1
106 987
___,
105
634B
8_
104
52
137
121 CARBURETOR
75,_j_"_.,,_
OVERHAUL
147
KIT
|146_
_(
1033
, J ll_lIllll:
......
VALVE OvERHAuL
1
27 _'
634_
95'_ 634
111 _
52
51
_123
138
REQUIRES SPECIAL TOOLS
TO INSTALL. SEE REPAIR
INSTRUCTION MANUAL.
947
51
K!T.......
REPAtR PARTS
TRACTOR
BRIGGS
& STRATTON
ENGINE
- - MODEL
= MODEL
20
523
634A
NUMBER
NUMBER
842
917.259830
28N707,
524
TYPE NUMBER
868 868A
1173-E1
467
423
171
358 GASKET
SET
138
137
977 CARBURETOR
GASKET SET
I
_224
304
78
75
468
305_
346
334
37
1006
729 [_
52
_
535
REPAIR PARTS
BRIGGS
& STRATTON
TRACTOR
- - MODEL NUMBER
ENGINE
NUMBER
- MODEL
222
917.259830
28N707,
TYPE NUMBER
232
663_
216
201
4_
_'
1173-E1
"657 "_
I1036LABEL
KIT, EMISSIONS
877
i
601
209
801
729A
728
1090
311
803
_
544
53
503
REPAIR PARTS
TRACTOR
BRIGGS
& STRATTON
KEY PART
NO. NO.
1
2
3
4
5
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
15
16
20
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
32
32A
33
34
35
37
40
45
46
51
496412
399265
391086
494238
495858
27328O
495735
27803
94621
281246
271916
271997
271996
94728
94239
498971
94196
291675
94624
492326
222698
495860
495977
495978
495979
495854
495852
495851
495855
263129
498319
498320
494504
495490
94695
94648
495856
495857
262811
224502
224641
262411
496884
272465
52
272569
53
75
78
87
93
94
94637
225136
94832
491323
281346
498030
ENGINE
- - MODEL NUMBER
- MODEL
NUMBER
DESCRIPTION
Cylinder Assembly
Bearing, Cylinder
* Seal, Oi!
Base, Engine
Head, Cylinder
*** Gasket, Cylinder' Head
Breather Assembly
* Gasket, Valve Cover
Screw, Seres
Tube, Breather
* Gasket, Crankcase Cover, ..015"
* Gasket, Crankcase Cover, .005"
* Gasket, Crankcase Cover, ,009"
Screw, Cylinder Head
Plug, Oil Drain
Crankshaft
Timing Gear Key
* Seal, Oil
Screw, Seres, Base Mounting
Flywheel and Ring Gear Assembly,
Magneto
Key, Flywheel
Piston Assembly, Standard Size
Piston Assembly, o010" Oversize
Piston Assembly, .,020" Oversize
Piston Assembly, .030" Oversize
Ring Set, Piston, Standard Size
Ring Set, Piston, .010" Oversize
Ring Set, Piston, .020" Oversize
Ring Set, Piston, .030" Oversize
Lock, Piston Pin
Pin Assy, Piston, Standard Size
Pin Assy, Piston, °005" Oversize
Rod Assembly, Connecting
Rod Assembly, Connecting,
.020" Undersize Crankpin Bore
Screw, Hex Washer Head, 1-57/64
Screw, Hex Washer Head, 1-5/8
Valve, Exhaust
Valve, Intake
Spring, Valve
Guard, Flywheel
Retainer', Valve Spring
Tappet, Valve
Gear, Cam
.... Gasket, Carburetor (Carburetor to
Elbow) (Also Included in Gasket
Set, Part Number 495993)
*** Gasket, Carburetor
(Elbow to Cylinder)
Stud, Carburetor Mounting
Washer, Spring
Screw, Pan Head
* Seal, Governor Shaft
Bushing, Throttle Shaft
Valve, Needle
28N707,
917.259830
TYPE NUMBER
1173-E1
KEY PART
NO, NO.
DESCRIPTION
95
98
104
105
106
108
108A
111
117
121
123
125
127
130
131
133
137
138
141
141A
142
146
164
166
171
186
187
188
192
201
209
216
219
222
224
225
227
230
232
238
240
265
284
Screw, Throttle
Screw, Idle Speed
Pin, Float Hinge
Valve Float
Seat, Inlet Valve
Valve, Choke (Lrnt 153)
Valve, Choke (Lrnt 154)
Spring Choke (Lint 155)
Jet, Needle Valve
Carburetor Overhaul Kit
Screw, Elbow Mounting
Carburetor Assembly
Plug, Welch (Sold in Kit Only)
Valve, Throttle
Shaft and Lever, Throttle
Float, Carburetor
Gasket, Float Bowl
Washer, Bowl
Choke, Shaft Kit (Choke-A-Matic)
Choke, Shaft Kit (Choke-A-Matic)
Nozzle, Carburetor
Key, Timing Gear'
Elbow, Carburetor
Stud, Rocker Arm
Nut, Air Cleaner Mounting
Connector, Hose
Line, Fuel (Cut to Suit)
Screw, Seres
Screw Assembly, Rocker Arm
Link, Governor
Spring, Governor
Link, Choke
Gear, Governor
Plate, Governor Control
Screw, Seres, Air Cleaner
Crank, Governor
Lever Assembly, Governor
Washer, Governor Crank
Spring, Governor Link
Cap, Vaive
Filter, Fuel (In Fuet Line)
Clamp, Casing
Screw, Hex Head
*
**
94098
495800
231789
231855
231854
224558
224540
262715
232118
499233
94913
499153
*-224539
494379
494381
281165
281164
495097
495931
232117
94196
214047
94555
281051
493496
492790
94627
492160
262767
260695
262766
490815
495611
94905
495157
493935
94742
262785
262836
394358
221535
94704
Included in Gasket Set (495993)
Included in Carburetor Kit (499233)
***
Included in both Gasket Set (495993) and
Valve Overhaul Kit (495992)
....
Included in Gasket Set (495993), Carburetor Kit
(499233) and Carburetor Gasket Set (494385)
NOTE: All component dimensions given in U.S.. inches
1 inch = 25,.4 mm
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REPAUR PARTS
TRACTOR
BRIGGS
& STRATTON
KEY PART
NO. NO.
294
304
305
810068
496280
94786
306 225020
307 94930
309 497595
310 497602
31 1 497608
333 495859
334 94731
337 491055
346 93705
356 497708
358 495993
363 19203
383 89838
423 94903
445 493909
467 493903
466 494439
474 393474
482 93621
503 806000
510 497606
523 495230
524 281370
525 496113
535 272403
537 281106
544 497603
552 491986
562 94907
592 231978
601 93053
614 93306
615 263080
618 262803
634 494453
634A 494455
634B 281167
635 280872
646 224546
657 94906
663 94620
718 230192
726 399676
727
728
729
490324
94951
281390
ENGINE
- - MODEL NUMBER 917.259830
- MODEL
NUMBER
28N707,
TYPE NUMBER
KEY PART
NO, NO,
DESCRIPTION
1173-E1
DESCRIPTION
Retainer, Wire
729A 225170
Gear, Timing
741 262932
757 213998
Link, Counterweight
Counterweight Assembly
758 399891
Pin, Counterweight
759 298909
Screw, Counterweight
761 94593
Gear, Starter
783 280104
Cap, Drive
801 394856
802 497605
Cap, End
Housing, Starter
803 497604
* Seal, Oil Filler Cap
842 270920
Fill Group, Oil
847 496415
Terminal, Ignition Cable
851 224110
868 494435
*** Seal Assembly, Valve
*** Gasket, Valve
868A 272610
Bushing, Guide (intake & Exhaust)
871 262835
Cover, Air Cleaner
872 281361
Body, Air Cleaner
875 495862
Diode and Connector Assembly
877 393456
Solenoid
947 497672
Nut, Hex
965 94010
Bowl Assembly, Carburetor
975 495933
Carburetor Gasket Set
977 494385
** Seal, Throttle Shaft
987 281166
Fan, Flywheel
1005 281400
Retainer, Fan
1006 224413
Label Kit
1019 496758
*** Gasket, Cover
1022 272475
Cover, Rocker Arm
1023 224552
Rod, Push, intake
1026 494432
Rod, Push, Exhaust
495136
Arm, Rocker
1029 224554
Valve Overhaul Kit
1033 495992
1034 495248
Guide Assembly, Push Rod
Label Kit, Emissions
1036 499364
Screw, Hex Head
1044 94673
1054 270723
Tie, Cable
Manual, Owner's
1058 272623
Retainer, Brush
1090 497607
Cap, Limiter
1091 281364
2500 28N707-1026 Replacement Engine
496050
Replacement Shortblock
Screw, Set
Housing, Blower
Screw, Hex, Head,
Blower Housing Mounting
Shield, Cylinder
Screw, Cylinder Shield
Motor, Starter
Bolt, Thru
Brush Set
Armature, Magneto
Screw, Sems, Armature Mounting
Plug, Spark
Screw, Hex Head
Wire Assembly
Gasket Set
Puller, Flywheel
Wrench, Spark Ptug
Screw, Seres
Cartridge, Air Cleaner
Knob, Air Cleaner
Screen, Flush Rotating
Stator, Alternator
Screw, Sems
Strap, Starter
Drive, Starter
Cap and Dipstick, Oil Filler
* Seal, Filler Tube
Tube, Oil Filler
Element, Filter
* O-Ring, Air Cleaner
Armature, Starter
Bushing, Governor Crank
Bolt, Carriage
Nut, Hex
Clamp, Fuel Pipe
Pin, Cotter
Retainer
Spring, Choke Return
* Seat, Spring Assyo
* Seal, Spring Assy.
** Washer, Throttle Shaft
Boot, Spark Plug
Brace, Air Cleaner
Screw, Sems
Screw, Self-Tapping
Pin, Dowel
Gear, Ring
(Includes Mounting Hardware)
Cover, Starter
Screw, Torx®
Clip, Wire
RPM Settings:
*
**
High: 3200-3400
Included in Gasket Set (495993)
Included in Carburetor Kit (499233)
***
Included in both Gasket Set (495993) and
Valve Overhaul Kit (495992)
....
Included in Gasket Set (495993), Carburetor Kit
(499233) and Carburetor Gasket Set (494385)
NOTE:
55
Low: 1650-1850,
All component dimensions given in UoS. inches
1 inch = 25..4 mm
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SERVNCE NOTES
58
SUGGESTED
GUaDE FOR SRGHTUNGSLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION
ONLY RIDE UP AND DOWN
NOT ACROSS HILL
SIGHTING
PlDE
SIGHT AND HOLD THIS LEVEL WITH
SKY LINE OR TREE.
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/
15° MAX.
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Operate your Tractor up and down the face of slopes (not
greater than 15°), never across the face. Make turns gradually to prevent tipping or toss of control. Exercise extreme
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caution when changing direction on slopes.
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HILL,
®
OWNER'S
MANUAL
15.5 HP
ELECTRIC START
42" MOWER
AUTOMATIC (HYDROSTATIC)
LAWN TRACTOR
MODEL NO.
917.259830
Each tractor has its own model number.
its own model number.
Each engine has
The model number for your tractor will be found on the
model plate located under the seat..
The model number for your engine will be found on the
blower housing of the engine.
IF YOU NEED
REPAIR SERVICE
OR PARTS:
FOR REPAIR SERVICE, CALL
THIS TOLL FREE NUMBER:
1-800-4-REPAIR
All parts listed herein may be ordered from any Sears,
Roebuck and Co,. Service Center/Department and most Retail Stores_
WHEN ORDERING REPAIR PARTS, ALWAYS GIVE THE
FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
° PRODUCT-
TRACTOR
° MODEL NUMBER - 917.259830
(1-800-473-7247)
FOR REPLACEMENT PARTS
INFORMATION AND
ORDERING, CALL THIS
TOLL FREE NUMBER:
1-800-FON-PART
(1-800-366-7278)
FOR CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
HOT LINE, CALL THIS
TOLL FREE NUMBER:
° ENGINE MODEL NO. , 28N707, TYPE NO. 1173-E1
= PART NUMBER
- PART DESCRIPTION
Your Sears merchandise has added value when you
consider Sears has service units nationwide staffed with
Sears trained technicians_,
professional
technicians
specifically trained to insure that we meet our pledge to
you, we service what we sell.
1-800-659-5917
162199
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