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Owner's Manual
£RRFTSMRN °
6.75 HORSEPOWER
22" REAR DISCHARGE
POWER PROPELLED
ROTARY LAWN MOWER
Model No.
917.377582
Safety
Assembly
Operation
Maintenance
Espa_ol
Repair Parts
CAUTION:
Read and follow all
Safety Rules and Instructions
before operating this equipment
Sears, Roebuck
and Co., Hoffman
Estates,
IL 60179

Summary of Contents

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    Owner's Manual £RRFTSMRN ° 6.75 HORSEPOWER 22" REAR DISCHARGE POWER PROPELLED ROTARY LAWN MOWER Model No. 917.377582 • Safety • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Espa_ol • Repair Parts CAUTION: Read and follow all Safety Rules and Instructions before operating this equipment Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman...

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    Maintenance Schedule Maintenance LIMITED TWO YEAR WARRANTY For two years from dat e of 15umhase, when this Craftsman lubricated, and tuned up acCording to the operating and maintenance owner's manual, Searsiwill _'epa r free of charge any defect If th=s Craftsman...

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    • Dressproperly.Do notoperatemower whenbarefootor wearingopensandals. Wearonlysolid shoeswith goodtraction when mowing. • 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.

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    Theseaccessories wereavailable w henthislawnmower w as at most Sears retail outlets and service centers. Most Sears stores can also order i_ir you, when you provide the model number of your lawn mower. Some of these accessories may not apply to your lawn mower.

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    Uft up Lower handle TO INSTALL ATTACHMENTS Your lawn mower was shipped ready to be used as a mulcher. To convert to bagging or discharging: • Open rear door and remove mulcher plug. Store mulcher plug in a safe place.

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    READTHIS OWNER"S MANUALAND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR LAWN MOWER. Comparethe illustrations w ithyourlawnmowerto familiarize yourselfwiththe location of variouscontrols and adjustments.Save this manualfor future reference. These symbols may appear on your lawn mower or in literature supplied with the product. Learn and understand their meaning. CAUTION...

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    ENGINE ZONE CONTROL ACAUTION: Federal regulations require an engine control to be installed on this lawn mower in order to minimize the risk of blade contact injury.Do not under any circumstances attempt to defeat the function of the operator control. The blade turns when the engine is running.

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    \ TOengage drive control 3EFORE STARTING ENGINE _'our lawn mower is shipped without oil in the =.ngine. , Be sure mower is level and area around oil flUis clean. , Remove engine oil cap and fill to the full line on the dipstick.

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    For extremely heavy mulching, reduce your width of cut, using. raise the rear of the lawn mower one wheel adjuster setting higher than the front. • Certain types of grass and grass conditions may require that an area be mulched a second time to completely hide the clippings.

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    4 - Charge 48 hours at end of mso_. GENERAL 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 the warranty, operator must maintain mower as instructed in this manual.

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    • Turn lawn mower on its side. air filter and carburetor are up. • Use a wood block between blade and mower housing to prevent blade from turning when removing blade bolt.

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    Change the oil after every 25 hours of opera- tion or at least once a year if the lawn mower is not used for 25 hours in one year. Check the crankcase oil level before starting the engine and after each five (5) hours of continuous use.

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    • Remove engine oil cap; lay aside on a clean surface. • Tip lawn mower on its side and drain oil into a suitable container. Rock lawn mower back and forth to remove any oil trapped inside of engine.

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    • Remove drive cover. Remove belt by pushing down on gear case pulley and rolling belt off it. • Turn lawn mower on its side with carburetor and fuel cap up. • Remove blade. • Remove debris shield. • Remove belt from engine pulley on crankshaft.

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    Do not attempt to increase engine speed or it may result in personal injury. If you believe that the engine is running too fast or too slow, take your lawn mower to an authorized service center for repair and adjustment.

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    ,,illnot be used for30 days or more. .AWN MOWER Vhen lawn mower is to be stored for a period ,f time, clean it thoroughly, remove all dirt, trease, leaves, etc. Store in a clean, dry area. Clean entire lawn mower (See "CLEANING"...

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    • Replace • Tighten blade bolt or replace blade adapter. • Depress control bar to handle. • Replace lawn mower • Set in "Higher Cut" position. dragging • Set in "Higher Cut" position. • Clean/replace • Clean underside of mower housing.

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    • Contact an authodzed center/department. • Replace blade adapter. broken. • Move lawn mower to cut grass in grass. or to hard surface to start engine. • Adjust or replace ddve control cable, if broken. • Put belt on pulleys or replace belts if broken.

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    Seal Gear Case Halves Kit 48373 (Includes Key Nos. 4, 5, and 7) 77881 Beadng 137051 Worm Shaft Drive Shaft 137074 - - MODEL NO. 917.377582 PART NUMBER 702511 PART DESCRIPTION 57079 Hardened Washer 131484 Clutch Yoke 700343 Bushing 86447...

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    CRAFTSMAN ROTARY LAWN MOWER - - MODEL NO. 917.377582...

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    151512X479 Handle Bracket Assembly (Left) 151511X479 Handle Bracket Assembly (Right) 150406 Hex Head Thread Rolling Screw 3/8-16 x 1-1/8 161769 Lawn Mower Housing (Incl. Key #14, 15, 51 & 52) 851514 Blade Adapter 157101 Blade 22" 851074 Hardened Washer 850263 Helical Washer 3/8-24 x 1-3/8 Gr.

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    CRAFTSMAN ROTARY LAWN MOWER - - MODEL NO. 917.377582...

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    132010 137052 151521 702511 137090 STD541425 75192 151520 144747 166069 86012 144748 NO. 917.377582 DESCRIPTION Drive Cover Hex Flange Nut Drive Pulley Wheel Adjuster Assembly (Left) Gear Case Assembly Spring Locknut 1/4-20 Spring Wheel Adjuster Assembly (Right) Frame Throat Grassbag Assembly...

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    CRAFTSMAN 4-CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 143.996704 301 3OO _310...

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    CRAFTSMAN 4-CYCLE ENGII_ PART DESCRIPTION 36177 Cylinder (Incl. 2,10,12,20 & 125) 27652 Dowel Pin 36059 Breather Element 590568 Screw, 10-24 x 3/4" 36002 Breather Valve Body 36003A Check Valve 32447 Breather Tube 36005A * Breather Cover & Gasket 28277 FlatWasher...

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    CRAFTSMAN 4-CYCLE ENGINE PART ---- 640020A 632539 632593 632541 650506 632773 632675A 632544 632543 632548 632709 632672 632673 640022 632547 632547 632545 632545 632549 640021 632554 MODEL NUMBER 143.996704 DESCRIPTION Carburetor (Incl. 187B & 239 of Engine Parts List) Throffie Shaft & Lever Assembly...

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    CRAFTSMAN 4-CYCLE ENGINE Vii4 MODEL NUMBER 143.996704 PART DESCRIPTION 590702 Recoil Starter 590599A Spdng Pin (Incl. 4) 590600 Washer 59O696 Retainer 590601 Washer 590697 Brake Spring 590698 Starter Dog 590699 Dog Spring 590700 Pulley & Rewind Spring Ass'y. 590703 Starter Housing Ass'y. (40...

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    For the repair or replacement parts you need delivered directly to your home Call 7 am - 7 pro, 7 days a week 1-800-366-PART {1-800-366-7278) Para ordenar piezas con entrega domicilio - 1-800-659-7084 For in-house major brand repair service Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 1-800-4-REPAIR (1-800-473-7274) Para...

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  • Joyce O'Connor May 09, 2014 06:39:
    I cannot find where to change the spark plugs on model 917-377558​2. No picture indicates where the spark plugs are.
    Pleas​e help me locate.
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