Conair CID110 Telephone User Manual

AIRS
MODEL NUMBER 917.377300
OWNER'SMANUAL
* Assembly
- Operation
Customer
Responsibilities
®Service
- Adjustments
- Repair Parts
Caution:
Read and Follow
all Safety Rules
and Instructions
Before Operating
This Equipment
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SAFETY RULES
Safe Operation
Practices
for Walk-Behind
Mowers
&
IMPORTANT:
THIS CUTTING MACHINE iS CAPABLE OF AMPUTATING
HANDS AND FEET AND THROWING
OBJEGTS_
FAILURE TO OBSERVE
THE FOLLOWING SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
SAFETY STANDARDS REQUIRE OPERATOR PRESENCE CONTROLS TO MINIMIZE THE RISK OF INJURY. YOUR UNIT IS
EQUIPPED WITH SUCH CONTROLS.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DEFEAT THE FUNCTION OF THE OPERATOR PRESENCE
CONTROLS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
TRAINING:
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Read this operator's manuai carefully. Become familiar with
the controls and know how to operate your mower properly.
Learn how to quickly stop mower.
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Do not continue to run your mower if you hit a foreign object.
Follow the procedure outlined above, then repair any damage before restarting and operating you mower.
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Do not allow children to use your mower. Never allow adults
to use mower without proper instructions.
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Do not change the governor settings or overspeed the
engine. Engine damage or personal injury may result.
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Keep the area of operation clear of all persons, especially
small children and pets.
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Do notoperate your mower if it vibrates abnormally. Excessive vibration is an indication of damage; stop the engine,
safely check for the cause of vibration and repair as required.
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Do not run the engine indoors.
ous.
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Never cut grass by pulling the mower towards you. Mow
across the face of slopes, never up and down or you might
Ioseyourfooting.
Donotmowexcessivelysteepslopes.
Use
caution when operating the mower on uneven terrain orwhen
changing directions - maintain good footing.
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Never operate your mower without proper guards, plates,
grass catcher or other safety devices in place.
Use mower only as the manufacturer
scribed in this manual.
intended and as de-
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Do not operate mower if it has been dropped or damaged in
any manner. Always have damage repaired before using
your mower.
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Do not use accessory attachments that are not recommended
by the manufacturer.
Use of such attachments may be
hazardous.
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The blade turns when the engine is running.
Exhaust fumes are danger-
PREPARATION:
MAINTENANCE
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Check the blade and the engine mounting bolts often to be
sure they are tightened properly.
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Check all bolts, nuts and screws at frequent intervals for
proper tightness to be sure mower is in safe working condition.
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Keep atl safety devices in place and working.
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To reduce fire hazard, keep the engine free of grass, leaves
or excessive grease and oil.
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Check grass catcher often for deterioration and wear and
replace worn bags. Use on|y replacement bags that are
recommended by and comply with specifications of the
manufacturer of your mower.
Always thoroughly check the area to be mowed and clear it of
all stones, sticks, wires, bones, and other foreign objects,
These objects will be thrown by the blade and can cause
severe injury,
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Always wear safety glasses or eye shields when starting and
while using your mower.
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Dress properly.
Do not operate mower when barefoot or
wearing open sandals. Wear only solid shoes with good
traction when mowing.
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Check fuel tank before starting engine, Do not fill gas tank
indoors, when the engine is running or when the engine is hot.
Allow the engine to cool for several minutes before filling the
gas tank. Clean off any spilled gasoline before starting the
engine,
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Always make wheel height adjustments before starting your
mower. Never attempt to do this while the engine is running.
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Mow only in daylight or good artificial light.
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Always keep a sharp blade on your mower.
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AIIow engine to cool before storing in any enclosure.
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Never store mower with fuel in the tank inside a building
where fumes may reach an open flame or an ignition source
such as a hot water heater, space heater, clothes dryer, etc.
OPERATION:
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Keep your eyes and mind on your mower and the area being
cut. Do not let other interests distract you.
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Do not mow wet or slippery grass. Never run while operating
your mower. Always be sure of your footing - keep a firm hold
on the handles and walk,
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Do not put hands or feet near or under rotating parts. Keep
clear of the discharge opening at all times.
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Always stop the engine whenever you leave or are not using
your mower, or before crossing driveways, walks, roads, and
any gravel-covered areas.
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Never direct discharge of material toward bystanders nor
attow anyone near the mower while you are operating it.
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Before cleaning, inspecting, or repaidng your mowe r, stop the
engine and make absolutely sure the blade and all moving
parts have stopped. Then disconnect the spark plug wire and
keep it away from the spark plug to prevent accidental
starting.
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YOUR
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CAUTION:
Always disconnect
spark
plug wire and place wire where it cannot contact spark plug in order to prevent accidental
starting when setting
up, transporting,
adjusting
or making
repairs.
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A
WARNING
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The engine exhaust from this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other
reproductive
harm.
CONGRATULATIONS
on your purchase of a Sears Lawn
Mower. It has been designed, engineered and manufactured to give you the best possible dependability and
performance.
PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
HORSEPOWER:
6.6
DISPLACEMENT:
12,56 CU. tN,
Should you experience any problem you cannot easily
remedy, please contact your nearest Sears Authorized
Service Center/Department.
We have competent, wefltrained technicians and the proper tools to service or repair
this _awn mower.
GASOLINE CAPACITY
AND TYPE:
1.5 QUARTS
UNLEADED REGULAR ONLY
OIL TYPE (API-SFiSG):
SAE 30 (ABOVE 32°F)
SAE 5W-30 (below 32°F)
Please read and retain this manual. The instructions will
enable you to assemble and maintain your lawn mower
properly. Always observe the "SAFETY RULES".
OIL CAPACITY:
27 OZS.
S PARK PLUG:
GAP: ,030")
CHAMPION RJ19LM
VALVE CLEARANCE:
_NTAKE: _008"
EXHAUST: .008"
SERIAL
NUMBER
SOLID STATE IGNITION
AIR GAP:
.0125 IN.
DATEOFPURCHASE
BLADE BOLT TORQUE:
35-40 FT. LBS.
MODEL
NUMBER
9! 7.377300
THE MODEL AND SERIAL NUMBERS WILL BE FOUND
ON A DECAL ATTACHED TO THE REAR OF THE
LAWN MOWER HOUSING
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 is available on this product. Contact your nearest Sears store for details.
CUSTOMER
RESPONSIBILITIES
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Read and observe the safety rules.
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Fo_Iow a regular schedute in maintaining, caring for and using your lawn mower.
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Follow the instructions under "Customer Responsibilities" and "Storage" sections of this owner's manual.
LIMITED TWO YEAR WARRANTY
ON CRAFTSMAN
POWER MOWER
For two years from date of purchase, when this Craftsman Lawn Mower is maintained, lubricated, and tuned up
according to the operating and maintenance instructions in the owner's manual, Sears wii! repair free of charge any
detect in material or workmanship,
If this Craftsman Lawn Mower is used for commercial or rental purposes, this warranty applies for only 90 days from
the date of purchase.
This Warranty does not cover:
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Expendable items which become worn during normal use, such as rotary mower blades blade adapters, belts,
air cleaners and spark plug.
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Re pairs necessary because of operator abuse or negligence, including bent crankshafts and the failure to maintain
the equipment according to the instructions contained in the owner's manual.
WARRANTY SERVICE tS AVAILABLE BY RETURNING THE CRAFTSMAN POWER MOWER TO THE NEAREST
SEARS SERVICE CENTER/DEPARTMENT IN THE UNITED STATES. THIS WARRANTY APPLIES ONLY WHILE
THIS PRODUCT IS IN USE IN THE UNITED STATES.
This Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO., D/817 WA. HOFFMAN ESTATES, ILLINOIS 60179
TABLE OF CONTENTS
SAFETY
RULES
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2
SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS ................................. t5
STORAGE ...................................................................
17
TROUBLESHOOTING .................................................
t9
REPAIR PARTS - LAWN MOWER ........................ 20-24
REPAIR PARTS - ENGINE .................................... 26-28
PARTS ORDERING/SERVICE .................................... 30
PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS ...................................... 3
CUSTOMER RESPONSmBILITIES ..................... 3, 12-14
WARRANTY ..................................................................
3
ASSEMBLY ...................................................................
6
OPERATION ..................................................................
8
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE ...................................... t2
INDEX
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Accessories
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Adjustments:
Carburetor ............................
Drive Bett ...............................
Engine Speed ........................
Handle Height ........................
Height of Cut ............................
Air Filter:
Replacement ........................
Service
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Assembly ........................................
5
16
15
16
16
9
14
14
6
B
Blade:
Sharpening ............................
Replacement .........................
13
13
C
Controls:
Drive Contro ............................
Engine Zone Controi ................
Engine Speed Control .............
Operator Presence
Control Bar ..............................
8
8
8
8
Customer Responsibilities... 3, 12-14
Air Filter .................................
14
Blade Care/Replacement
...... 13
Drive Wheels. ........................ 13
Engine ...................................
14
Lubrication ............................. 14
Spark Plug ............................. 14
Cutting Levels ................................ 9
Engine:
Air Fitter ................................
Oil Change ............................
Oi! Level ................................
Oil Type ................................
Starting .................................
Stopping ...............................
Storage .................................
14
14
14
14
10
10
16
F
Fuel:
Capacity ................................... 3
Storage .................................. 16
Type ....................................... 10
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Handle Adjustment:
Assembly ................................. 6
Cutting Height ........................ 16
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Lubrication:
Engine ...................................
Lawn Mower ..........................
14
12
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Maintenance Agreement ................ 3
Maintenance Schedule ................. 12
Mowing Tips .................................
10
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Options:
Accessories
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9
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9
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Repair Parts:
Engine ..............................
Lawn Mower .....................
Responsibilities, Customer..
24_28
20-23
3, 12-14
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Safety Rules ...................................
Service and Adjustments .............
Carburetor .............................
Drive Belt .................................
Engine Speed ........................
Handle ...................................
2
15
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16
16
Spark Plug ....................................
14
Specifications ................................. 3
Speed Control:
Engine .....................................
Starting the Engine .......................
8
10
Stopping the Engine ....................
Storage .........................................
10
16
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Oil:
Engine ...................................
Storage ..................................
Oserat_on:
Drive Control ............................
Engine Control .........................
Grass Catcher .........................
Mower ......................................
Operator Presence
Control Bar ..............................
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t6
Trouble Shooting Chart ................ 19
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Warranty .........................................
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LAWN M
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IES
These accessories were available when this lawn mower was produced. They are also available at most Sears retail outlets
and service centers. Most Sears stores can also order repair parts for you, when you provide the model number of your lawn
mower. Some of these accessories may not apply to your lawn mower.
LAWN
MOWER
PERFORMANCE
CLIPPING DEFLECTOR
FOR REAR DISCHARGE LAWN MOWERS
MULCHER KiTS
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STABILIZER
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GRASS CATCHERS
FOR
REAR DISCHARGE
LAWN MOWERS
GRASS CATCHERS
FOR
SIDE DISCHARGE
LAWN MOWERS
GAS CANS
LAWN MOWER MAINTENANCE
@
MUFFLERS
AIR FILTERS
BLADES
SPARK PLUGS
WHEELS
ENGINE OIL
MBLY
Read these instructions and this manuat in its entirety
before you attempt to assemble or operate your new lawn
mower. Your new lawn mower has been assembled at the
factory with the exception of those parts left unassembled
for shiDoing purposes. All parts such as nuts, washers,
bolts, etc., necessary to complete the assembly have been
placed in the parts bag, To ensure safe and proper
operation of your lawn mower, all parts and hardware you
assemble must be tightened securely. Use the correct
tools as necessary to ensure proper tightness.
TO REMOVE
CARTON
LAWN
MOWER
FROM
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Remove loose parts included with mower.
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Cut down two end corners of carton and lay end panel
down flat,
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Remove atl packing materials except padding between
upper and lower handle and padding holding operator
presence control bar to upper handle.
Roll lawn mower out of carton and check carton thoroughly for additional loose parts.
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HOWTO SET UPYOUR LAWN MOWER
TO UNFOLD
HANDLE
(See
Fig. 1)
IMPORTANT: UNFOLD HANDLES CAREFULLY SO AS
NOT TO PINCH OR DAMAGE CONTROL CABLES.
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Raise handles untii lower handle section locks into
olace in mowing oosition.
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Raise upper handle section into place on lower handle.
remove protective padding and tighten both handle
knobs,
Remove handle padding holding operator presence
control bar to upper handle.
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Your lawn mower handle can be adjusted for your
mowing comfort,
Refer to "Adjust Handle" in the
Service and Adjustment section of this manual.
OPERATOR
PRESENCE
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CONTROL BAR _
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UFT UP ,_'
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LOWER
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HANDLE
FIG. 1
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TO INSTALL
(See Fig, 2)
ATTACHMENTS
Your lawn mower was shipped ready to ae used as a
mulcher. To convert to bagging or discharging:
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Open rear door and remove mulcher plug.
mulcher plug in a safe place,
Store
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You can now install catcher or optional clipping deflector,
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To return to mulching operation, install mulcher plug
into discharge opening of mower.
MULCHER
FIG. 2
CAUTION: Do not run your lawn mower
without mulcher plug in place or ap=
proved clipping deflector or grass
catcher in place. Never attempt to operate the lawn mower with the rear door
removed or propped open.
;EMBLY
TO ASSEMBLE
AND ATTACH GRASS
CATCHER
(See Figs. 3A thru 4)
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LOWER
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Insert leg of tubular frame through front opening of
grass catcher and thread frame into sewn hem of bag.
(Frames must
be fully seated)
NOTE: Keep bag hem gathered on the straight leg of the
tubular frame.
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Whet" frame comes out the other end of sewn hem,
immediately work the end of frame down inside the bag
as shown in inset.
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Slide sewn hem evenly around the tubular frame until
both ends of frame are exposed out of the front Opening.
AssembJe lower frame to tubular frame as shown, Be
sure handle _s outside of bag and frames are fully
seated as shown in inset.
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TUBULAR
FRAME
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FIG. 3B
LOWER FRAME HANDLE
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Slip vinyl bindings over frame.
NOTE: If vinyl bindings are too stiff, hold them ',nwarm
water for a few minutes. If bag gets wet, tet it dry before
using.
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FRAME
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Close the flip lid. Flip lid must be closed while operating
lawn mower.
Lift the rear door on the mower housing and place the
grass catcher frame onto the formed tabs on the rear
door hinge bracket,
The grass catcher is secured to the lawn mower
housing when the rear door is lowered onto the grass
catcher frame,
FIG. 3C
CAUTION: Do not run your lawn mower
without clipping deflector or approved
grass catcher in place, Never attempt
to operate the lawn mower with the rear
door removed or propped open.
TUBULAR
FRAME
HINGE
"-- -_=_'_"
/
BRACKET
GRASS
CATCHER
FRAME
/
SEWN
FORMED
TABS
FiG. 4
SEWN HEM
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FLIP LID
FiG,
3A
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OPERATION
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KNOW YOUR LAWN MOWER
READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR LAWN MOWER. Compare the
illustrations with your lawn mower to familiarize yourself with the location of various controls and adjustments. Save this
manual for future reference,
These symbols
their meaning.
may appear on your lawn mower or in literature
CAUTION
OR WARNING
ENGINE
ON
ENGINE
OFF
FAST
SLOW
CHOKE
supplied with the product. Learn and understand
FUEL
OIL
ENGINE ZONE CONTROL CABLE
STARTER
DANGER, KEEP HANDS
AND FEET AWAY
OPERATOR
HANDLE
PRESENCE
DRIVE CONTROL
CONTROL
BAR
LEVER
HANDLE KNOB
GRASS
ENGINE OIL CAP W/DIPSTICK
CATCHER
/
/
COVER
/
MULCHER
PLUG
GASOLINE
CAP
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ENGINE SPEED CONTROL
PRIMER
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HOUSING
WHEEL ADJUSTER
(ON EACH WHEEL)
MEETS
CPSC
SAFETY
REQUIREMENTS
Sears rotary walk-behind power lawn mowers conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute
and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The blade turns when the engine is running.
OPERATOR PRESENCE CONTROL
- must be held
down to the handle to start the engine. Release to stop the
engine,
PRIMER - pumps additional fuel from the carburetor to the
cylinder for use when starting a cold engine.
STARTER HANDLE - used for starting the engine,
DRIVE CONTROL LEVER - used to engage power-propelled forwarc motion of lawn mower.
ENGINE SPEED CONTROL - located on the side of the
engine which allows you to select either fast (@) or slow
(-_) engine speed.
MULCHER PLUG - must be removed to convert to bagging
or discharging operation,
OPERATION
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operation of any lawn-"-'_mowe----_can
result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes, which ca___
result in severe eye damage. Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your
lawn mower or performing any adjustments or repairs. We recommend a wide vision safety
mask over the spectacles Or standard safety glasses.
HOW TO USE YOUR LAWN MOWER
LOWER WH EELS
FOR HIGH CUT
PLATE TAB
CAUTION: Do not run your lawn mower
without mulcher plate in place and door
closed or without an approved clipping
deflector or grasscatcher
in place.
Never attempt to operate the lawn
mower with the rear door removed or
propped open.
ENGINE
SPEED
RAISE WHEELS
FOR LOW CUT
(See Fig. 5)
The engine speed is controlled by a lever located on the
side of the engine. High (4it) position is for starting the
engine, norma cutting, and better grass bagging, Low
(,,_ml)position is for light cutting, trimming and fuel economy.
ENGINE ZONE
LEVER
CONTROL
FiG. 6
TO EMPTY GRASS
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CAUTION: Federal regulations require
an engine control to be installed on this
fawn mower in order to minimize the
risk of blade contact injury. Do not
under any circumstances attempt to
defeat the function ofthe operator control. The blade turns when the engine is
running.
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CATCHER
(See Fig. 7)
To remove grass catcher, release operator presence
control bar to stop engine.
Lift up rear door and remove the grass catcher by the
handle.
Do not drag the bag when emptying;
it will cause
unnecessary wear.
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Your lawn mower is equipped with an operator presence control bar which requires the operator to be
positioned behind the Iawn mower handle to start and
operate the lawn mower.
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FIG. 7
DRIVE CONTROL
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FlG. 5
TO ADJUST
CUTTING
HEIGHT
(See Fig, 6)
Raise wheels for tow cut and lower wheels for high cut,
Wheels are set in low cut for shipping. Adjust cutting
height to suit your requirements. Medium position is
best for most lawns.
o To change cutting height, squeeze adjuster lever toward wheel. Move wheel up or down to suit your
requirements.
Be sure all wheels are in the same
setting.
NOTE: Adjuster is properly positioned when plate tab
inserts into hole in lever, Also, 9_position adjusters (if so
equipped) allow lever to be positioned between the plate
tabs.
(See Fig. 8)
Self-propelling is controlled by holding the operator
presence control bar down to the handle and pushing
the drive control lever forward until it clicks: then
release the lever.
Forward motion will stop when the operator presence
control bar is released. To stop forwara motion without
stopping engine, release the operator presence control
bar slightly until the drive control d sengages. Hold
operator presence control bar down to handle to continue mowing without self-propelling.
To keep drive control engaged when turning corners,
push down on handle and lift front wheels off ground
while turning lawn mower.
OPERATOR
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CONTROL
PRESENCE
BAR
o.,w
TO ENGAGE
DRIVE CONTROL
DRIVE
DI__.EN_GED=
CONTROL
FIG. 8
OPERATION
BEFORE
OIL (See
,STARTING
ENGINE
GASOLINE
ENGINE OIL CAP
W/DIPSTICK
FILLER CAP
Fig, 9)
Your lawn mower _sshipped without oil in the engine,
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Be sure mower is level and area around oil fill is clean.
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Remove engine oil cap w/dipstick and fill to the full line
on the dipstick.
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Use 27 ozs. of oil. For type and grade of oil to use, see
"ENGINE" in Customer Responsibilities section of this
manual.
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Pour oil slowly.
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Check oil leve before each use. Add oil if needed. Fill
to full line on dipstick.
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To read proper level, tighten engine oil cap each time.
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Do not over fit!.
FIG. 9
Reinstall engine oil cap and tighten.
After the first two (2) hours of mowing, change the oil,
and every 25 hours thereafter.
You may need to
change the oil more often under dusty, dirty conditions.
MOWING TIPS
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GAS (See Fig. 9)
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Fii fuel tank.
Use fresh, clean, regular unleaded
gasoline with a minimum of 87 octane. Do'not mix oil
with gasoline. Purchase fuel in quantities that can be
used w_thin 30 days to assure fuel freshness.
For extremely heavy cutting, reduce the width ofcut
and raise the rear of the lawn mower housing one (1)
wheel adjuster setting higher than the front for better
discharge of grass.
IMPORTANT:
WHEN
OPERATING
IN TEMPERATURES
BELOW 32°F(0°C),
USE FRESH,
CLEAN WINTER
GRADE
GASOLINE
TO HELP
INSURE
GOOD
COLD
WEATHER
STARTtNG
WARNING:
Experience indicates that alcohol blended
fuels (calfed gasohof or using ethanol or methanol) can
attract moisture which leads to separation and formation of'
acids during storage, Acidic gas can damage the fuel
system of an engine while in storage. To avoid engine
problems, the fuel system should be emptied before storage of 30 days or longer, Drain the fuel tank, start the
engine and let it run until fuel lines and carburetor are
empty. Use fresh fuel next season. See Storage Instructions for additional information.
Never use engrne or
carburetor cleaner products in fuel tank or permanent
damage may occur.
TO START ENGINE
To start a cold engine, push primer five (5) times before
[rying to start. Use a firm push. This step is not usually
necessary when starting an eng_ne which has already
run for a few minutes.
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Move engine speed control lever to fast (,t_) position.
Hold operator presence control bar down to the handle
and pull starter handle quickly. Do not allow starter
rope to snap back.
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To stop engine, release operator presence control bar.
Under certain conditions, such as very tall grass, it may
be necessary to raise the height of cut to reduce
pushing effort and to keep from overloading the engine
and leaving clumps of grass clippings.
NOTE: In cooler weather it may be necessary to repeat
priming steps. In warmer weather over priming may cause
flooding and engine will not start. If you do flood engine,
wait a few minutes before attempting to start and do not
repeat priming steps.
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For better grass bagging and most cutting conditions.
Lheengine speed should be set in the fast (@) position.
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When using a rear discharge lawn mower in moist.
heavy grass, clumps of cut grass may not enter the
grass catcher. Reduce ground speed (pushing speed)
and/or run the lawn mower over the area a second time.
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If a trail of grass clippings is left on the rig nt side of a rear
discharge lawn mower, mow in a clockwise direction
with a small overlap to collect the cl ippings on the next
pass.
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Keep top of engine around starter clear and clean of
grass clippings and chaff. This will help engine airflow
and extend engine life.
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Pores in cloth grass catchers can become filled with dirt
and dust with use and catchers will collect tess grass,
To prevent this, regularly hose catchers off with water
and let dry before using.
OPERATION
MULCHING
MOWING TIPS
iMPORTANT:
FOR BEST PERFORMANCE,
KEEP
MOWER HOUSING FREE OF BUILT-UP GRASS AND
TRASH.
SEE
"CLEANING"
IN
CUSTOMER
RESPONSIBILITIES SECTION OF THIS MANUAL.
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The special mulching blade will recut the grass clippings many times andreduce them in size so that as
they fall onto the lawn they will disperse into the grass
and not be noticed. Also, the mulched grass wii
biodegrade quickly to provide nutrients for the lawn,
Always mulch with your highest engine (blade) speea
as this wil provide the best recutting action of the
blades.
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Avoid cuttin g 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 earty afternoon.
At this time the grass has dried and the newly cut area
will nor be exposed to the direct sun.
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For best results, adjust the lawn mower cutting height
so that the !awn mower cuts off only the top one-third
of the grass blades (See Fig. 10). If the lawn is
overgrown it will be necessary to raise the height of cut
to reduce pushing effort and to keep from overloading
the engine and leaving clumps of mulched grass. For
extremely heavy mulching, reduce your width of cut by
overlapping previously cut path and mow slowly.
•
Certain types ot 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 yourcutting 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 lawn.
,
MAX 1t"3
FiG. 10
11
..............
L
C
'J
SCHEDULE
FILL IN DATES
AS YOU COMPLETE
REGULAR
SERVICE
ERVICE
--Check fo'rLooseFasteners
Clean/Inspect
Grass Catcher
"°' [_
i
(if Equipped)
Mower
Drive Cover
I (Power-Propelled
,
DATES
J
_
Lawn
Under
_
;IBILITIES
MAINTENANCE
Clean
Clean
L_LLL
_#'
Mowers)
Check drive belt/pulleys
i (Power-Propelled Mowers)
I
I
Blade
Check/Sharpen/Replace
{
Lubrication Chart
I
i/
Clean
Battery/Recharge
! (Electric
Start Mowers)
_
Engine
Oil Level
Change Engine Of
Clean Air Filter
Inspect Muffler
t/
J
- 45
Check
Clean
or Replace
Rep ace A r Filter
1 - Change
more
often
........
_1,2
Plug
•
Paper
Cartridge
operating
tinder
t/
_2
a heavy
ioad
or in high
ambient
_
•
_
temperatures.
2 - Sewice more often when operating in dirty or dusty conditions.
3 * Re_tace blades more often when mowing in sandy soil.
4 - Charge 48 hours at end of season•
GENERAL
'
P/
Spark
wren
if
LUBRICATION
RECOMMENDATIONS
/_
The warranty on this lawn mower does not cover items that
have been subjected to operator abuse or negligence. To
receive full value from thewarranty, operator must maintain
mower as instructed in this manual.
/
CHART
WHEEL
ADJUSTER
!
Some adjustments will need to be made periodically to
properly maintain your unit.
All adjustments in the Service and Adjustments section of
this manual should be checked at least once each season.
,
Once a year, replace the spark plug, replace air filter
element and check blade for wear. A new spark plug
and clean!new air filter element assures proper air-fuel
mixture and helps your engine run better and fast
longer.
Follow the maintenance schedule in this manual.
BEFORE
•
EACH
ENGINE
OIL
USE
Check engine oil level.
Check for loose fasteners.
_
HANDLE BRACKET
MOUNTING PIN
REAR DOOR
HINGE
LUBRICATION
(3) SPRAY LUBRICANT
Keep unit well lubricated (See "LUBRICATION CHART").
(_) REFER TO CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES
"ENGINE"
SECTION,
iMPORTANT:
DO NOT OIL OR GREASE PLASTIC WH EEL
BEARINGS.
VISCOUS
LUBRICANTS
WILL ATTRACT
DUST AND DIRT THAT WILL SHORTEN THE LIFE OF
THE SELF LUBRICATING
BEARINGS. IF YOU FEELTHEY
MUST BE LUBRICATED,
USE ONLYA DRY, POWDERED
GRAPHITE TYPE LUBRICANT
SPARINGLY,
12
CUSTOMER
BILITIES
LAWN MOWER
BLADE
ADAPTER
Always observe safety rules when performing any maintenance.
TIRES
CRANKSHAFT
KEYWAY
KEY
"
Keep tires free of gasoline, oil. or insect control chemicals which can harm rubber.
o
Avoid stumps, stones, deep ruts, sharp objects and
other hazards that may cause tire damage.
BLADE
BLADE CARE
For best results, mower blade must be kept sharp. Replace
bent or damaged blades.
TO REMOVE BLADE (See Fig, 11)
Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place
wire where it cannot come in contact with spark plug.
• - Turn lawn mower on its side, Make sure air filter and
carburetor are up.
•
BL
BC
k
HARDENED
WASHER
LOCK WASHER
Use a wood block between blade and mower housing
to prevent blade from turning when removing blade
bolt.
SHAFT
X
TRAILING
EDGE
X
BLADE ADAPTER
FIG. 11
Protect your hands with glovesand/or wrap blade with
iqeavy cloth.
GRASS CATCHER
"
Remove blade bolt byturning counter-clockwise.
a 9/16" box or open-end wrench.
Use
-
The grass catcher may be hosed with water, but must
be dry when used.
o
Remove blade and attaching hardware (bolt, lock
washer and hardened washer),
,
Check your grass catcher often for damage or deterioration. Through norma use it will wear. If catcher
needs replacing, replace only with a manufacturer
approved replacement catcher. Give the lawn mower
model number when ordering.
(If pure qased as an accessory)
NOTE: Remove the blade adapter and check the key
inside hub of blade adapter. The key must be in gooG
condition to work properly. Replace adapter if damaged.
TO REPLACE BLADE (See Fig. 11)
DRIVE WHEELS
-
Position the blade adapter on the engine crankshaft.
Be sure key in adapter and crankshaft keyway are
aligned.
Check front drive wheels each time before you mow to be
sure they move freely.
-
Position blade on the blade adapter aligning the two (2)
holes in the blade with the raised lugs on the adapter.
-
Be sure the trailing edge of blade (opposite sharp
edge) is up toward the engine.
install the blade bolt with the tockwasher and hardened
washer into blade adapter and crankshaft.
Use block of wood between blade and lawn mower
housing and tighten the blade bolt, turning clockwise.
-
The wheels not turning freely means trash, grass cuttings,
etc. are in the drive wheel area and must be cleaned to free
drive wheels,
If necessary to clean the drive wheels, check both front
wheels.
Remove hubcaps, hairpin cotters and washers.
•
Remove wheels from wheel adjusters.
,
Remove any trash or grass cuttings from inside the
dust cover, pinion and!or drive wheel gear teeth.
•
Put wheels back in place.
NOTE: We do nor recommend sharpening blade - but if
you do be sure the blade is balanced.
,
If after cleaning, the drive wheels do not turn freely,
contact your nearest authorized service center.
TO SHARPEN BLADE
GEAR CASE
Care should be taken to keep the Dlade balanced. An
unbalanced blade wilt cause eventual damage to lawn
mower or eng ne.
=
To keep your drive system working properly, the gear
case and area around the drive should be kept clean
and free of trash build-up. Clean under the drive cover
twice a season.
,
The gear case is filled with lulcricant to the proper level
at the factory. The only time the lubricant needs
attention is if service has been performed on the gear
case.
,
,
The recommendec tightening torque is 35-40 ft. lbs.
IMPORTANT: BLADE BOLT tS GRADE 8 HEAT TREATED.
,'
,
The blade can be sharpened with a file or on a grinding
wheel. Do not attempt to sharpen While on the mower.
To check blade balance, drive a nail into a beam or wall
Leave about one inch of the straight nail exposed,
Place center hole of blade over the head of the nail. If
blade is balanced, it should remain in a horizontal
3osition. if either end of the blade moves downward,
sharpen the heavy end until the blade is balanced.
If lubricant is required, use only Texaco Starplex Premium 1 Grease. Part No. 750355. Do not substitute.
13
CUSTOMER
BILITIES
ENGINE
TO
,
=
=
LUBRiCATiON
Use onty high quality detergent oil rated with API service
classification SF or SG. Select the oit's SAE viscosity grade
according to your expected operating temperature.
SAE VISCOSITY
GRADES
.20 _
IC
.30 °
0o
.20 °
TEMPERATURE
30°
.i0 °
RANGE
32_ 40 °
0o
ANTICIPATED
609
10_
BEFORE
80 °
20_
NEXT
100 °
CHANGE AIR FILTER (See Fig. 13)
Loosen cover screw.
Swing cover down and remove from hinge.
Pull paper fiiter out of air cleaner body,
Clean air cleaner cover and body,
Install a new paper filter.
Reinstall cover to air cleaner body. Be sure hinge is
assembled properly.
Swing cover up and tighten cover screw. (Do not
overtighten),
AIR FILTER
30 •
COVER
OIL CHANGE
/
NOTE: Although multi-viscosity oils (5W30, 10W30 etc.)
improve starting in cold weather, these multi-viscosity oils
wil! result in increased oi! consumption when used above
32'_F. Check your engine oil level more frequently to avoid
possible engine damage from running low on oil.
COVER
SCREW
/
HINGE
Change the oil after the first two hours of operation and
every 25 hours thereafter or at least once a year if the lawn
mower is not used for 25 hours in one year,
/
/
PAPER
FILTER
Check the crankcase oil level before starting the engine
and after each five (5) hours of continuous use. Tighten oil
p!ug securely each time you check the oil level.
MUFFLER
TO CHANGE ENGINE OiL (See Fig, 12)
NOTE: Before tippmg lawn mower to drain oil, drain fuel
tank by running engine until fuel tank is empty.
Inspect and replace corroded muffler as it could create a
fire hazard and/or damage.
SPARK
PLUG
Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place
w_rewhere t cannot come in contact with spark plug.
Change your spark plug each year to make your engine
start easier and run better, Set spark plug gap at .030 inch.
•
Remove engine oil cap; lay aside on a clean surface.
CLEANING
=
Tip lawn mower on its side and drain oil into a suitable
container. Rock Iawn mower back and forth to remove
any oiJ trapped inside of engine.
IMPORTANT:
=
Wipe off any spilled oil on lawn mower and on side of
engine,
•
Fill engine with oil. Fill only to the "FULL" line on the
dipstick. DO NOT OVER FILL.
FIG. 13
FOR
BEST
PERFORMANCE.
KEEP
MOWER HOUSING FREE OF BUILT-UP GRASS AND
TRASH. CLEAN THE UNDERSIDE OF YOUR MOWER
AFTER EACH USE.
_1_
from spark plu_ace
wire_where !t
cannot come in contact with the spark
!
Replace engine o_1cap.
=
Reconnect spark plug wire to spark plug.
CONTAINER
*
Turn ;awn mower on its side. Make sure air filter and
carburetor are up. Clean the underside of your lawn
mower by scraping to remove build-up of grass and
trash.
,
Clean engine often to keep trash from accumulating. A
clogged engine runs hotter and shortens engine life.
o
Keep finished surfaces and wheels free of all gasoline,
oit.etc,
We do not recommend using a garden hose tc clean
lawn mower unless the electrical system, muffler, air
filter and carburetor are covered to keep water out,
Water in engine can result in shortened engine life.
FIG. 12
AiR FILTER
Your engine will not run properly and may be damaged by
using a dirty air filter.
CLEAN
UNDER
DRIVE
COVER
Clean under drive cover at beast twice a season. Scrape
underside of cover with putty knife or similar tool to remove
any build-up of trash or grass on underside of drive cover.
Replace the air filter every year, more often if you mow in
very dusty, dirty conditions. Do not wash air filter.
t4
RVICE AND ADJU
ENTS
.......................................
CAUTION:
. uL,±,u.,_ _
BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUSTMENTS:
,
Release control bar.
=
Make sure the blade and all moving parts have completely stopped.
Disconnect
spark plug wire from spark
plug and place where it cannot come
in contact
with plug
i
i
LAWN MOWER
TO ADJUST
CUTTING
See "TO ADJUST CUTTING
section of this manual.
HEIGHT
HEIGHT"
n the Operation
REAR DEFLECTOR
/
The rear deflector, attached between the rear wheels of
your lawn mower, is provided to minimize the possibility
that objects will be thrown out the rear of the lawn mower
into the ooerator's mowing position, tf the rear deflector
becomes damaged, it should be replaced.
TO REMOVE/REPLACE
DRIVE BELT
(See
DRIVE
COVER
BELT
PRESS
Fig. ! 4)
o
'Remove drive cover. Remove belt by pushing down on
gear case pulley.
Turn lawn mower on its side with carburetor and fuel
cap up.
Remove blade.
-
Remove debris shield.
-
Remove belt from engine pulley on crankshaft.
•
instal! new belt by reversing above steps.
-
Always use factory approved belt to assure fit and long
life.
-
./
FiG. 14
15
SERVICE
TO ADJUST
HANDLE
ADJUSTMENTS
(See Figs. 15 Thru 17)
SHIPPING
Your tawn mower handle can be raised or lowered for your
mowing comfort.
Four (4) positions are available: high,
medium high, medium tow and low. Handles are shipped
mounted in the medium tow position.
-
To change from medium low to medium high position,
the upper and lower handle sections will have to be
turned Over (See Fig. 15B),
o
Remove the controls and operator presence control
bar from the upper handle.
*
Remove the starter rope guide from the lower handle.
°
Remove hairpin cotters,
Disconnect the lower handte from the handfe brackets
(See Fig. 17).
.
Turn the handle over and reassemble the hairpin
cotters that have been removed,
.
Reassemble the starter rope guide.
.
Reassemble the controlS and the operator presence
controt bar to the upper handle.
POSITION
MEDIUM LOW
FiG. 15A
MEDIUM HIGH
FIG. 15B
CAUTION: The operator presence control bar mu st pivot freely to permit blade
brake engagement when control bar is
released,
Do not over tighten the
fasteners holding the controls to the
upper handle.
To change from medium low to high position only the
upper handle section will have to be turned over (See
Fig. 16A).
To change from medium low to low position, only the
lower handle section will have to be turned over (See
Fig. 16B).
ENGINE
FIG. 16A
FIG. 16B
ENGINE SPEED
LOWER HANDLE
Your engine speed has been factory set. Do not attempt
to increase engine spee d or it may result in personal injury.
If you believe that the engine is running too fast ortoo slow,
take your lawn mower to an authorized service center for
repair and adjustment.
SQUEEZE
TO REMOVE
CARBURETOR
HANDLE
BRACKET
Your carburetor has a non-adjustable fixed main jet for
mixture control. If your engine does not operate properly
due to suspected carburetor problems, take your tawn
mower to an authorized service center for repair and/or
adjustment.
HAIRPIN CLIP
FIG. 17
16
STORAGE
immediately prepare your lawn mower for storage at the
end of the season or if the unit will not be used for 30 days
or more.
ENGINE
FUEL SYSTEM
LAWN MOWER
IMPORTANT:
IT iS 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
AC DtC GAS CAN DAMAGE
THE FUEL
SYSTEM OF AN ENGINE WHILE IN STORAGE.
When lawn mower is to be stored for a period of time, clean
it thoroughly, remove all dirt grease, leaves, etc. Store in
a clean, dry area.
*
Clean entire lawn mower (See "CLEANING" in the
Customer Responsibilities section of this manual).
Lubricate as shown in the Customer Responsibilities
section of this manual.
Be sure that all nuts. bolts, screws, and pins are
securely fastened. Inspect moving parts for damage,
breakage and wear. Replace if necessary.
,
Touch .up a{{ _usted or chipped paint surfaces; sand
lightly before painting,
HANDLE
Loosen upper handle mounting bolts enough to allow
upper handle to be folded back,
Start the eng ne 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.
ENGINE
FOR
FOLD
THE
OIL
Drain oil (with engine warm) and replace with clean engine
oil. (See "ENGINE
in the Customer Responsibilities
section of this manual).
CONTROL CABLES.
°
=
NOTE:
Fuel stabilizer _s 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 al!ow the stabilizer to reach the carburetor, Do
not drain the gas tank and carburetor if using fuei stabilizer.
Squeeze the bottom ends of the lower handle toward
each other until the lower handle clears the qandle
bracket, then move qandle forward.
IMPORTANT:
WHEN
FOLDING
THE
HANDLE
STORAGE
OR TRANSPORTATION,
BE SURE
TO
THE HANDLE
AS SHOWN
OR YOU MAY DAMAGE
Drain the fuel tank,
-
(See Fig. 18)
You can fold your lawn mower handle for storage.
°
=
When setting up your handle from the storage position,
the lower handle wilt automatically lock into the mowing
position.
CYLINDER
•
Remove spark plug.
-
Pour one ounce (29 ml) of oil through spark plug hole
into cylinder.
-
Pull starter handle slowly a few times to distribute oil.
-
Replace with new spark plug.
LOWER HANDLE
HANDLE
BRACKET
OTHER
SQUEEZE
FOLD
TO
HAIRPIN
COTTER
-
Do not store gasoline from one season to another,
-
Replace your gasoline can if your can starts to rust.
Rust and/or dirt in your gasoline will cause problems.
-
If possible, store your unit indoors and cover it to give
protection from dust and dirt.
=
Cover your unit with a suitable protective cover that
does not retain moisture. Do not use plastic. Plastic
cannot breathe which allows condensation to form and
wilt cause your unit to rust.
IMPORTANT: NEVER COVER MOWER WHILE ENGINE
AND EXHAUST AREAS ARE STILL WARM.
OPERATOR PRESENCE
CONTROLBAR
UPPER HANDLE
FOLD FORWARD
FOR STORAGE
.........
i _#_
I _A
i _
FOLD BACKWARD
MOWING
POSITION
/
LOWER HANDLE
F_G. 18
17
.
_
,
CAUTION: Never store the lawn mower
with gas°line in the tank inside a build"
ing where fumes may reach an open
flameorspark.
AIIowtheenginetocoo!
ure.
=
SERVICE
NOTES
18
T
PROBLEM
.
.
-
CAUSE
POINTS
CORRECTION
_ __
Does not start
Loss of power
Poor CUt - uneven
Excessive
COTING
vibration
1.
2.
3.
4.
Dirty air fiIter.
Out of fuel.
Stale fuel
Waterin fuel,
1.
2.
3.
4.
Clean/replace air fitter.
Fi!] fuel tank,
Drain tank and refill with fresh clean fuel.
Drain fuel tank and carburetorand refill tank with fresh
5.
6.
7.
8,
9.
Spark plug w_re is disconnected.
Bad spark plug.
Loose blade or broken blade adapter.
Control barin released position
Control bar defective
5.
6.
7.
8,
9.
gasoline.
Connect wire to plug.
Replace spark pfug.
Tighten blade bolt or replace blade adapter,
Depress control bar to hand{e
Replace control bar,
1.
t.
Set in "Higher Cut* position,
2,
3.
4.
5.
6.
Rear of lawn mower housing/blade dragging
_nheavy grass.
Cutting too much grass.
Dirty air filter.
Buildup of grass, leaves and trash under mower.
Too much oi_in engine
Walking speed too fast,
2.
3.
4.
5,
Set in"Higher Cut" positior
Clean/replace air filter.
Clean underside of mower housing.
Checkoil level
6,
Cut at slower walking speed.
1,
2.
3.
4
Worn, bent or loose blade
Wheel heights uneven.
Low engine speed.
Buildup of grass, leaves, and trash under mower.
t.
2.
3,
4.
Replace blade, Tighten btade bolt,
Set alt wheels at same height.
Set engine speed control in fast position.
Clean underside of mower housing,
1.
2.
Replace blade. Tighten blade bolt.
Contact authorized service center/department,
1,
Depress control bar to upper handle before
pulling starter rope.
Contact authorized service centeddepartment.
Replace blade adapter.
Move tawn mower to cut grass or to hard surface
to start engine.
1.
Worn_ bent or loose blade.
2.
Bent engine crankshaft.
1
2.
3.
4.
Engine flywheel brake is on when control bar is
released.
Bent engine crankshaft
Blade adapter broken,
Blade dragging in grass.
2.
3.
4.
Loss of drive
1.
2.
Drive wheels not turning with drive control engaged,
Belt "_otdriving.
"l,
2,
Adjust or reptace drive control cabte, if broken.
Put belt oil pulleys or replace belts it broken.
Grass catcher not filling
(If so equipped)
1.
2
Cutting height too low,
Lift on blade worn off
1,
2,
Raise cutting height,
Replace blade.
3,
4
Catcher not venting air,
Low engine speed.
3,
4.
Clean grass catcher.
Set engine speed control in fast position.
1
2.
Grass is too high Or wheel height is too low,
Rear of lawn mower housing/blade dragging
1,
2,
3.
Grass catcher too full
4.
HandPa height position not right for you
Raise cutting height
Raise rear of lawn mower housing one (1)
se_mg higher,
Empty grass catcher.
Adjust handle height to suit.
Starter rope herd to pulI
Hard to push
tn grass.
19
3.
4.
REPAIR PARTS
ROTARY LAWN MOWER MODEL NUMBER
917.377300
22
44
12
10
14
-23
56
10
35
!
39
12
Po
o
20
37
27
52
51
48_
41
""-13
REPAIR PARTS
ROTARY
KEY
NO.
PART
NO
1
2
145646X479
158152
4
150425
5
6
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
20
22
23
25
27
28
29
30
31
32
34
35
37
38
39
151517
136376
145793
151023
128415
150050
STD512505
150181
700483X479
700365X479
133190X479
140661X479
63601
140540
85543
87677
83923
150341
142748
62335
145935X004
701037
700331X004
146630
700325X007
150078
751592
151512X479
LAWN
MOWER
MODEL
NUMBER
DESCRIPTION
KEY
NO,
PART
NO
Upper Handle
Engine Zone Controt Cable
Mulcher Plug
Cable Clip
Handle Knob
Control Bar
Rear Door Kit
Pop Rivet
Self Tapping Screw #10-16 x 1/2
Hex Tapping Screw w/Seres 1/4-20 x 1/2
Hubcap
Back Plate
Side Baffle
Discharge Baffle
Rear Baffle
Keps Locknut 1/4-20
Rear Skirt
Engine Pulley
Hi-Pro Key #505
Hex Flange Nut
Wheel
Shoulder Bolt 3/8-16 x 1
Spring Washer
Axle Arm Assembly
Selector Knob
Selector Spring
Spacer
Wheel Adjusting Bracket (Right)
Thread Cutting Screw w/Seres 5/16-18 x 3/4
Nut
Handle Bracket Assembly (Left)
40
41
44
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
56
57
58
59
61
62
64
--
151511X479
150406
48413
851514
141114
851074
850263
851084
700869X479
85463
88652
51793
1515t6X479
131959
132001
134612
......
156619
917.377300
DESCRIPTION
Handle Bracket Assembly (Right)
Hex Head Thread Rolling Screw 3/8-16 x 1-1/8
Lawr Mower Housing (Incl. Key #14, 15, 51 & 52)
Blade Adapter
Blade 22"
Hardened Washer
Helical Washer 3/8-24 x 1-3/8 Gr. 8
Hex Head Machine Screw 3/8-24 x 1-3/8 Gr. 8
Front Baffle
Danger Decal
Hinge Screw 1/4_20 x lq/4
Hairpin Cotter
Lower Handle
Handle Bolt
Rope Guide
Debris Shield
Engine-Craftsman - Model No. 143.976600
Owner's Manual (English/Spanish)
Available accessories not included with lawn mower:
- - 71 33303
Clipping Deflector
- - 71 33623
Gas Can (2.5 gal.)
- - 7133500
Fue! Stabilizer
- - 7! 33027
SAE 30W Oil [27 oz,)
- - 7133417
Dust Shield
- - 7133316
Mower Cover
REPAIR PARTS
ROTARY
LAWN
MOWER
MODEL
NUMBER
917.377300
-"2
11
!
.8
54
18
14
lO
16
25
!5
-31
18
14
!
41
1
8
13
12
REPAIR PARTS
ROTARY
KEY
NO,
I
2
3
4
5
6
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
18
PART
NO.
145755
48385
63601
144929
146527
150495
150182
145212
88446
150340
12000058
137054
88080
88118
67725
701037
LAWN
MOWER
DESCRIPTION
Control Cable Assembly
Control Head Kit
Locknut #10-24
Hex Washer Head Screw 1/4-20 x 2.t2
V-Belt
Spring Retainer
Hubcap
Locknut
Nyfon Bushing
Wheel & Tire Assembly
E-Ring
Pinion
Dust Cover
Felt Washer
Washer 1/2x lq12 x.134
Selector Knob
MODEL
NUMBER
KEY
NO,
PART
NO.
25
26
28
31
32
33
35
36
37
38,
40
41
53
54
55
57
152903
143603
702806
132010
137052
48386
151521
702511
137090
STD541425
75192
151520
144747
154870
86012
144748
917.377300
DESCRIPTION
Drive Cover Decal
Pan Head Tapping Screw #10-24 x 2-3/4
Drive Cover
Hex Flange Nut
Drive Pulley
Drive Control Cable Kit
Wheel Adjuster Assembly (Left)
Gear Case Assembly
Spring
Locknut 1/4-20
Spring
Wheel Adjuster AssemblY (Right)
Frame Throat
Grassbag Assembly
Driveshaft Cover
Frame Tube
REPAIR PARTS
ROTARY LAWN MOWER - - MODEL NO. 917.377300
GEAR CASE ASSEMBLY
PART NUMBER
702511
17
J2
7\
15
14
18
7
lg
j
J
/
J
f
J
J
J
J
J
KEY
NO.
1
2
3
4
6
7
8
9
10
PART
NO,
17490416
137055X004
137053
57072
48373
77881
137051
137074
57079
DESCRIPTION
Tapping Screw 1/4-20 x 1_1/4
Engagement Bracket
Shifter
Seal
Gear Case Halves Kit (includes Key
Nos. 4.5. and 7)
Bearing
Worm Shaft
Drive Shaft
Hardened Washer
KEY
NO.
PART
NO.
DESCRIPTION
11
12
!3
t4
15
16
17
18
19
131484
700343
86447
137050
750436X
750369
12000003
850848
81585X004
Clutch Yoke
Bushing
PIug
Helical Gear
Clutch Jaw
Grease
E-Ring
Hi-Pro Key
Spring Bracket
NOTE:
24
All component dimensions given in U.S. inches
1 inch = 25,4 mm
;ERVICE NOTES
25
4.-CYCLE ENGINE
MODEL
NUMBER
F1o3
lg3
191A,,,.
L
_194
.
;"194
_198
_
110
"',-199
.j310
OI
15tA
240
45
t87A
23g
45
4O
380
177
35O
,243B
\
25I
&l
/
42
3o7
!43.976600
4-CYCLE ENGINE
KEY PART
NO. NO.
1
2
6
7
9
10
11
!2
14
15
I6
17
18
19
20
25
36177
27652
36059
36005A
590568
36002
36003
32447
28277
36006
36008
31335
651018
36103
36010
36186
26
3O
40
40
40
41
41
650802
36185
36073
36074
36075
36070
36071
41
36072
42
42
42
43
45
46
48
5O
52
69
7O
72
73
75
8O
81
82
83
85
86
89
90
91
92
93
100
!0I
103
1t0
119
120
!25
!25
!26
126
130
135
150
151
151A
169
172
174
177
36076
36077
36078
20381
36023A
32610A
36030
36031A
29914
36032A
36194
30572
28833
36010
30574A
30590A
30591
36057
36034
650924
611154
611155
611156
650815
650816
34443A
610118
651007
36054
36061
36187
36471
36472
293!4B
29315C
6021A
35395
31672
31673
40016
27234A
32755
30200
650925A
MODEL
NUMBER
143.976600
KEY PART
NO. NO.
DESCRIPTION
Cylinder (IncL 2,10,t2,20
& 125)
Dowel Pin
Breather Etement
"Breather
Cover & Gasket
Screw, t0-24 x 3/4"
Breather Valve Body
Check Valve
Breather Tube
Flat Washer
Governor
Rod (Machined)
Governor
Lever
Governor
Lever Clamp
Screw TorxT-15,
8-32 x 19/64"
Governor
Spring
Oil Seal
BJower Housing Baffle Ass'y.
CIncL195)
Screw
1/4-20 x 5/8"
Crankshaft
184
186
187A
190
191A
192
193
194
195
198
t99
202
203
204
205
215
239
240
24.3B
36183
36009
36195
36013
36012
36016
36015
36014
610973
36017
36018
36482
31342
651029
651030
36051
36048
36190
651041
Piston,Pin,Ring
Set (Std.)
Piston, Pin,Ring Set (.010 QS)
Piston,Pin.Ring
Set (.020 OS)
Piston & Pin Ass'y.(Std.)
(Incl. 43)
Piston & Pin Ass'y.
(.010 OS)(lnct.43)
Piston & Pin Ass'y.
(.020 OS)(1ncl.43)
Ring Set (Std,)
Ring Set (.010 OS)
Ring Set (.020 OS)
Piston Pin Retaining
Ring
Connecting
Rod Ass'y, (Incl. 46)
Connecting
Rod Bolt
Valve Litter
Camshaft
(MCR)
Oil Pump Ass'y.
* Mounting
Flange Gasket
Mounting
Flange (Inct. 72 thru 85)
Oil Drain Plug(Incl.
73)
Drain Plug Gasket
Oil Sea!
Governor
Shaft
Washer
Governor
Gear Ass'y. (fncL81)
Governor
Spool
'dler Gear
Screw. 1/4-20 x 1-9/16"
245
250
251
251A
255
256
260
261
262
263A
275
276
277
285
287
290
292
300
30I
305
307
308
310
346A
347
350
370A
370B
36046
36191
650928
650933
36193
650983
36188
650737
650929
36192
36107
36043
650927
34449A
650926
34357
26460
36189
36246
36063
35499
36040
36064
28763
650898A
36045
36261
36155
3700
380
390
400
36861
632671A
590702
36062C
416
36085
417
900
650760
--
900
--
=lywheel
Flywheel
:lywheel
Belleville
Key
Fan
Washer
Hywheel
Nut
Solid State :gnition
Spark Plug Cover
Screw, Torx T-15. t0-24 x 15/16"
Ground Wire
* Cylinder Head Gasket
Cylinder Head
Exhaust Valve (Std.) (incl. t51)
Exhaust Valve (1/32" OS)
intake Valve (Std,) (lncl, 151 )
Intake Valve (1/32" OS)
Screw. 5/16-18 x t-1/2"
Resistor Spark Plug (RJ ! 9LM)
Valve Spring
Lower Valve Spring Cap
Intake Valve Seal
DESCRIPTION
Carburetor Gasket
Governor Link
Air Baffle
Brake Lever Ass'y.
Brake Control Lever
Brake Control Lever Link
Brake Spring
Retaining Ring
Terminal Ass'y.
Brake Control Lever Spring
Brake Lever Bushing
Compression Spring
Compression Spring
Screw, 5-40 x 7/16"
Screw, Torx T-10. 6-32 x 17/32"
Control Knob
* Carburetor To Air Cleaner Gasket
Air Cleaner Body (1ncl.239 & 350)
Air Cleaner Stud
Air Cleaner Filter
Air Cleaner Cover
Lock Nut 1/4-20
Wing Nut, 1/4-20
Control Plate
Screw, 8-32 x 21/64"
Blower Housing
Screw, I/4-20 x 1/2"
Screw, t/4-20 x 11/16"
Starter Grill
Muffler
Locking Plate
Screw, 5/6-18 x 2-11/32"
Starter Cup
Screw, 8-32 x 21/64"
Fuel Line
Fuel Line Clamp
Fuel Tank (Incl. 301 )
Fuel Cap
Oil Fill Tube
"O" Ring
Fill Tube Clip
Dipstick
Screw. 10-32 x 35/64"
Screw, 10-32 x 27/32"
Primer
Lubrication Decat
Control Decal
Primer Decal
Carburetor (IncL 184.239)
Rewind Starter
Gasket Set
(IncL Items Marked * in Notes)
Spark Arrestor Kit
(Incl. 417)(Optional)
Screw, 8-32 x 3/8" (Optional)
Replacement Engine 75079219 order
from 71-999
Replacement SiB 750797. order from
71-999
RPM High 2900 to 3200
RPM Low 2450 to 2750
(NOTE: This engine could have been built with 590739
starter. Refer to the design of the rope pulley strength
ribs for part identification. Individual starter parts do not
interchange.). Incl. part #'s 27234A (1),28833 (1),
36005A (1), 36032A (1), 36035 (1), 36048 (1), 36061
(1), 36183 (2), 696088 nstruction sheet (1)
* Valve Spring Box Gasket
Valve Spring Box Cover
Screw, 10-24 x 9/16"
Carburetor
Mounting Stud
NOTE: All component dimensions given _n U.S inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
27
4-CYCLE ENGINE
MODEL NUMBER
KEY PART
NO. NO.
--
3'
k_
37A
t 4Q
632671A
I
5
6
7
25
25A
27
28
29
30
632539
632593
632541
650506
632675
632701
632544
632543
632548
632551
31
32
33
36
37
37A
38
38A
39
40
47
632637
632672
632673
632674
632547
632547
632545
632545
632549
632676
632554
KEY PART
NO. NO.
o ZzL
O--2
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
1!
590702
590599A
590600
590696
590601
590697
590698
590699
590700
590703
12
13
590535
590701
KEY PART
NO, NO,
II
3
6
7
8
11
590739
590740
590616
590617
590618A
590638
12
590535
13
14
590701
590741
143.976600
DESCRIPTION
Carburetor (Inct. 187B & 239
of Engine Parts List)
Throttle Shaft & Lever Assembly
Dust Seal
Throttle Shutter
Throttle Shutter Screw
Float Bowl
Idle Restrictor
Float Shaft
Float
Float Bowl to Body Gasket
Inlet Needle, Seat & Seat Retainer
(Incl. 31)
Seat Retainer
Bowl Drain Screw
Bowl Drain Washer
Main Nozzle Tube
"O" Ring, Main Nozzle Tube
"O" Ring
Spring, Main Nozzle Tube
S _ring
Float Bowl Retainer
Main Fuel Jet
Welch Plug, Idle Mixing Well
DESCRIPTION
Recoil Starter
S 3ring Pin (lncL 4)
Washer
Retainer
Washer
Brake Spring
Starter Dog
Dog Spring
Pulley & Rewind Spring Ass'y.
Starter Housing Ass'y.
(40 degree grommet)
Starter Rope ( 98" X 9/64" dia.)
Starter Handle
DESCRIPTION
Rewind Starter
Retainer
Starter Dog
Dog Spring
Pulley & Rewind Spring Ass'y
Starter Housing Ass'y
(40 degree grommet)
Starter Rope
(Length 98" x 9/64" dia.)
Starter Handle
Locking Tab
.....
NOTE:
28
All component dimensions given in U.S. inches
1 inch = 25.4 mm
SERVICE
29
NOTES
£RIIFTSMIIN <+
'S
MANUAL
6.6 HORSEPOWER
22" REAR DISCHARGE
POWER PROPELLED
ROTARY LAWN MOWER
Each Jawn mower has its own model number.
gine has its own modet number.
MODEL NO.
917.377300
Each en-
The model number for your +awn mower will be found on a
decal attached to the rear of the {awn mower housing.
The modei number for your engine will be found on the
blower housing of the engine.
Ati 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:
IFYOU NEED
REPAIR SERVICE
OR PARTS:
+ PRODUCT-
LAWN MOWER
+ MODEL NUMBER - 9!7.377300
+ ENGINE MODEL NO. - 143.976600
FOR REPAIR SERVICE, CALL
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