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McCulloch MC1136 User Manual

Mcculloch corporation lawn mower user manual.
MODEL NO. MC1136 (MC1136B)
11 HP 36 Inch
Lawn Tractor
532 19 38-89 Rev. 1 9.15.04 RD
PRINTED IN U.S.A.

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    MODEL NO. MC1136 (MC1136B) 11 HP 36 Inch Lawn Tractor 532 19 38-89 Rev. 1 9.15.04 RD PRINTED IN U.S.A.

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    Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers IMPORTANT: THIS CUTTING MACHINE IS CAPABLE OF AMPUTATING HANDS AND FEET AND THROW ING OBJECTS. FAILURE TO OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH. WARNING: In order to prevent ac- ci den tal starting when setting up, trans port ing, ad just ing or making re- pairs, al ways dis con nect spark plug...

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    Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers III. CHILDREN Tragic accidents can occur if the operator is not alert to the presence of children. Children are often attracted to the ma chine and the mowing activity. Never assume that children will remain where you last saw them. •...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Gasoline Capacity 1.25 Gallons and type: Unleaded Regular Oil Type SAE 30 (above 32°F) (API-SG-SL): SAE 5W-30 (below 32°F) Oil Capacity: 3 Pints Spark Plug: Champion RC12YC (Gap: .030") Ground Speed (MPH): Forward: Reverse: Tire Pressure: Front: Rear: Charging System: 3 Amps Battery 5 Amps Headlights...

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    UNASSEMBLED PARTS Steering Wheel Seat (1) Washer 17/32 x 1-3/16 x 12 Gauge (1) Lock Washer 1/2 Steering Wheel Insert Steering Boot Steering (1) Bolt Extension Shaft Steering Wheel Adapter (1) Oil Drain Tube For Future Use Keys (2) Keys Slope Sheet (1) Locknut 1/2-20 (1) Large Flat Washer...

  • Page 6: Assembly

    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 A socket wrench set will make assembly easier.

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    HOW TO SET UP YOUR TRACTOR INSTALL SEAT (See Fig. 2) Adjust seat before tightening adjustment bolt. • Remove adjustment bolt, lock washer and fl at washer se cur ing seat to cardboard packing and set aside for as sem bly of seat to tractor. •...

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    CHECK TIRE PRESSURE The tires on your tractor were overinfl ated at the factory for shipping purposes. Correct tire pressure is important for best cutting performance. • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in “PRODUCT SPEC I FI CA TIONS” section of this manual. CHECK DECK LEVELNESS For best cutting results, mower housing should be properly leveled.

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    These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product. Learn and understand their meaning. REVERSE NEUTRAL LIGHTS ON ENGINE ON ENGINE OFF OIL PRESSURE FUEL OVER TEMP LIGHT ATTACHMENT ATTACHMENT CLUTCH ENGAGED CLUTCH DISENGAGED FREE WHEEL (Automatic Models only) Failure to follow instructions could result in serious injury or...

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    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 ad just ments. Save this manual for future reference. THROTTLE/CHOKE CONTROL CLUTCH/BRAKE PEDAL GEARSHIFT LEVER...

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    The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes, which can result in severe eye dam age. Always wear safety glass es or eye shields while operating your tractor or per form ing any adjustments or repairs. We rec om mend a wide vision safety mask over spectacles or stan dard safety glasses.

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    TO OPERATE MOWER (See Fig. 6) 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. You must remain fully and centrally positioned in the seat to prevent the engine from hesitating or cutting off when operating your equipment on rough, rolling terrain or hills.

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    CAUTION: Alcohol blended fuels (called gasohol or using ethanol or methanol) can attract moisture which leads to sep a ra tion and for ma tion of acids during stor- age. Acidic gas can damage the fuel system of an engine while in storage.

  • Page 14: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FILL IN DATES AS YOU COMPLETE REGULAR SERVICE Check Brake Operation Check Tire Pressure Check Operator Presence and Interlock Systems Check for Loose Fasteners Sharpen/Replace Mower Blades Lubrication Chart Check Battery Level Clean Battery and Terminals Check Transaxle Cooling Check V-Belts Check Engine Oil Level Change Engine Oil (with oil filter)

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    TRACTOR Always observe safety rules when performing any main- te nance. BRAKE OPERATION If tractor requires more than fi ve (5) feet to stop at highest speed in high est gear on a level, dry concrete or paved surface, then brake must be checked and ad just ed. TIRES •...

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    BATTERY Your tractor has a battery charging system which is suf fi cient 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. •...

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    AIR SCREEN CLEAN OUT CHAFF AND DEBRIS 02744 FIG. 12 AIR FILTER (See Fig. 13) Your engine will not run properly using a dirty air fi lter. Replace pre-cleaner after every 25 hours of operation or every season. Service paper cartridge every 100 hours of operation or every season, whichever occurs fi...

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS WARNING: TO AVOID SE RI OUS IN JU RY, BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUST- MENTS: • Depress clutch/brake pedal fully and set parking brake. • Place gearshift lever in neutral (N) position. • Place attachment clutch in “DISENGAGED” position. •...

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS • Push clutch cable housing guide into bracket, slide col- lar onto guide and secure with large retainer spring. • Place fl at washer and clutch spring on idler pulley bolt and secure with small retainer spring. •...

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE BELT (See Fig. 20) The mower blade drive belt may be replaced without tools. Park the tractor on level surface. Engage parking brake. BELT REMOVAL - • Remove mower from tractor (See “TO REMOVE MOW ER”...

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT (See Fig. 22) Park the tractor on level surface. En gage parking brake. For as sis tance, there is a belt installation guide decal on bottom side of left footrest. BELT REMOVAL - •...

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK BATTERY (See Fig. 24) WARNING: Lead-acid batteries gen- er ate ex plo sive gases. Keep sparks, fl ame and smoking ma te ri als away from bat ter ies. Always wear eye pro tec tion when around batteries.

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    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS 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. TO REPLACE FUSE Replace with 20 amp automotive-type plug-in fuse. The fuse holder is located behind the dash.

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    Immediately prepare your tractor for storage at the end of the season or if the tractor will not be used for 30 days or more. WARNING: Never store the trac tor with gas o line in the tank inside a building where fumes may reach an open fl...

  • Page 25: Trou Ble Shoot Ing

    TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE Will not start Out of fuel. Engine not “CHOKED” properly. Engine fl ooded. Bad spark plug. Dirty air fi lter. Dirty fuel fi lter. 7. Water in fuel. Loose or damaged wiring. Carburetor out of adjustment. Engine valves out of adjustment.

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    TROUBLESHOOTING POINTS PROBLEM CAUSE Engine continues to run Faulty operator-safety presence control system. when operator leaves seat with attachment clutch engaged Poor cut - uneven 1. Worn, bent or loose blade. Mower deck not level. Buildup of grass, leaves, and trash under mower. Bent blade mandrel.

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER MC1136 (MC1136B), PRODUCT NO. 964 77 30-01 SCHEMATIC AMMETER (OPTIONAL) WHITE IGNITION SWITCH BLUE IGNITION SWITCH POSITION CIRCUIT M + G B + L START B + S + L BATTERY FUSE CLUTCH / BRAKE...

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER MC1136 (MC1136B), PRODUCT NO. 964 77 30-01 ELECTRICAL...

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER MC1136 (MC1136B), PRODUCT NO. 964 77 30-01 ELECTRICAL PART DESCRIPTION 532 16 34-65 Battery 12 Volt 25 Amp 874 76 04-12 Bolt Hex Hd 1/4-20 Unc x 3/4 532 17 66-89 Battery Box 532 17 61-38 Switch Interlock Push-In 532 00 47-99 Cable Battery 6 Ga.

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER MC1136 (MC1136B), PRODUCT NO. 964 77 30-01 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES Chassis-Elite_Basic_LT_4...

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER MC1136 (MC1136B), PRODUCT NO. 964 77 30-01 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES PART DESCRIPTION 532 17 46-20 Chassis 532 17 65-54 Drawbar 532 15 52-72 Bumper, Hood/Dash 532 18 12-71 Saddle 532 15 51-38 Clip Retainer Slide-On...

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER MC1136 (MC1136B), PRODUCT NO. 964 77 30-01 DRIVE drive-saddle_25...

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER MC1136 (MC1136B), PRODUCT NO. 964 77 30-01 DRIVE PART DESCRIPTION - - - - - - - - - Transaxle, Peerless 204-506B (Order parts from transaxle manu- facturer) 532 14 66-82 Spring Return Brake T/a Zinc 532 12 36-66 Pulley Transaxle 18"...

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER MC1136 (MC1136B), PRODUCT NO. 964 77 30-01 STEERING steering_pl.lt_42...

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER MC1136 (MC1136B), PRODUCT NO. 964 77 30-01 STEERING PART DESCRIPTION 532 18 67-80 Wheel Steering 532 17 51-31 Axle Asm 532 16 98-40 Spindle Asm LH 532 16 98-39 Spindle Asm RH 532 12 49-31 Bearing Race Thrust Harden 532 12 17-48 Washer 25/32 x 1-5/8 x 16 Ga.

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER MC1136 (MC1136B), PRODUCT NO. 964 77 30-01 ENGINE OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Spark Arrester PART DESCRIPTION 532 17 05-51 Control Throttle/Choke Flag 817 72 04-08 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1/4-20 x 1/2 - - - - - - - - Engine, B&S Model No.

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER MC1136 (MC1136B), PRODUCT NO. 964 77 30-01 SEAT seat_lt.bolt_1 PART DESCRIPTION 532 17 53-89 Seat 532 14 05-51 Bracket Seat Pivot 871 11 06-16 Bolt Hex 3/8 - 16 x 1 819 13 16-10 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 10 Ga.

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER MC1136 (MC1136B), PRODUCT NO. 964 77 30-01 DECALS PART DESCRIPTION 532 18 12-49 Decal, Clutch/Brake 532 18 58-81 Decal, Steering Wheel 532 16 88-69 Decal, Tick Mark 532 15 70-02 Decal, Finger Danger 532 13 68-32 Decal, V-Belt Sch.

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER MC1136 (MC1136B), PRODUCT NO. 964 77 30-01 MOWER LIFT PART DESCRIPTION 532 15 94-61 Wire Asm Inner/Sprg w/plunger 532 15 94-76 Shaft Asm Lift RH 532 17 89-81 Pin Groove 812 00 00-02 E Ring #5133-62 819 21 16-21 Washer 21/32 x 1 x 21 Ga.

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER MC1136 (MC1136B), PRODUCT NO. 964 77 30-01 MOWER DECK 36_deck_LT_1...

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    REPAIR PARTS TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER MC1136 (MC1136B), PRODUCT NO. 964 77 30-01 MOWER DECK PART DESCRIPTION 532 17 45-95 Mower Deck Assembly 872 14 05-06 Bolt 532 13 80-17 Bracket Assembly,Sway Bar 532 17 56-54 Bracket Sway Bar...

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    ® Issued January 1980 Revised January 1991 NEW PEERLESS GEAR POWER TRAIN COMPONENTS Peerless Gear and Machine Division of Tecumseh Products Company (“Tecumseh”), subject to the limitations contained below, will, at its option, repair or replace, without charge for parts or labor only, any part of a new Power Train Component (which as used herein means and includes the transaxle, gear box, trans mis sion, differential and right angle drives, and any part of the Power Train Component), EXCEPT any new Power Train Component incorporated in equipment used for commercial or rental pur pos es, which is found upon examination by any Tecumseh Au tho rized Service Outlet or by Tecumseh’s factory in Grafton, Wis con sin, to be DEFECTIVE...

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    SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION WARNING: To avoid serious injury, operate your tractor up and down the face of slopes, never across the face. Do not mow slopes greater than 15 degrees. Make turns gradually to prevent tipping or loss of control.

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