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Owner's Manual
700 Series Briggs & Stratton Engine
Electric Start
22" Multi-Cut
Model No.
• EspaSol, p. 21
Read and follow all
Safety Rules and Instructions
before operating
this equipment
Sears Brands Management
Corp., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
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    700 Series Briggs & Stratton Engine Power-Propelled, Electric Start 22" Multi-Cut Model No. 917.370691 • EspaSol, p. 21 CAUTION: Read and follow all Safety Rules and Instructions before operating this equipment Sears Brands Management Corp., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. Visit our Craftsman website:

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    8-12 Repair Parts ........40-47 Maintenance Schedule ......Sears Service ......Back Cover CRAFTSMAN 2-YEAR FULL WARRANTY For TWO YEARS from the date of purchase, this product is warranted against any defects in material or workmanship. Defective product will receive free repair or replacement if repair is unavailable.

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    I. GENERAL OPERATION , Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields when operating , Read, understand, and follow all mower. instructions on the machine and in the manual(s) before starting. Be thoroughly II. SLOPE OPERATION familiar with the controls and the proper Slopes are a major factor related to slip &...

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    o Never fill containers inside a vehicle, on o Keep nuts and bolts, especially blade a truck or trailer bed with a plastic liner. attachment bolts, tight and keep equip- Always place containers on the ground ment in good condition. away from your vehicle before filling.

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    Repair Protection Agreements Congratulations on making a smart pur- Fast help by phone- phone sup- chase. Your new Craftsman® product is port from a Sears representative designed and manufactured for years of products requiring in-home repair, plus dependable operation. But like all prod- convenient repair scheduling.

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    Read these instructions and this manual in 2. Remove protective padding, raise up- its entirety before you attempt to assemble per handle section into place on lower or operate your new lawn mower. handle and tighten both handle knobs. 3. Remove handle padding holding operator presence control bar to upper IMPORTANT: This lawn mower is shipped...

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    TO ASSEMBLE GRASS CATCHER TO PREPARE BATTERY 1. Put grass catcher frame into grass bag NOTE: Your battery must be charged with rigid part of bag on the bottom. before you can start your lawn mower. Make sure the frame handle is outside 1.

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    KNOW YOUR LAWN MOWER READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND ALL 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 may appear on your lawn mower or in literature supplied with the product.

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    DRIVE CONTROL ADJUSTMENT The operation of any lawn SAFETVG'ASSES mower can result in foreign Over time, the drive control system may objectsthrowninto the eyes, become "loose", resulting in decreased which can result in severe speed. There is a turnbuckle on the drive eye damage.

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    TO CONVERT MOWER Your lawn mower was shipped ready to be used as a mulcher. To convert to bagging or discharging: REAR BAGGING , Lift rear door of the lawn mower and Unlock place the grass catcher frame hooks latch onto the grass bag brackets.

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    TO EMPTY GRASS CATCHER ,A CAUTION: Wipe off any spilled oil or 1. Lift up on grass catcher using the fuel. Do not store, spill or use gasoline frame handle. near an open flame. ,A CAUTION: Alcohol blended fuels Remove grass catcher with clippings from under lawn mower handle.

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    MULCHING MOWING TiPS MOWING TiPS A CAUTION: Do not use de-thatcher IMPORTANT: For best performance, blade attachments on your mower. Such keep mower housing free of built-up attachments are hazardous, will damage grass and trash. See "CLEANING" in the Maintenance section of this manual.

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    MAINTENANCE BEFORE AFTER EVERY EVERY EVERY BEFORE EACH EACH 25HOURS STORAGE SCHEDULE USE USE HOURS OR SEASON HOURS Check for Loose Fasteners 1_ # lean /Inspect Grass Catcher * Check Tires Check Drive Wheels v" Clean Lawn Mower ..M Clean under Drive Cover *** O Check Drive Belt / Pulleys *** W Check / Sharpen / Replace Blade Lubrication...

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    LAWN MOWER IMPORTANT: To ensure proper assembly, center hole in blade must align with star Always observe safety rules when per- on blade adapter. forming any maintenance. 3. Be sure trailing edge of blade (opposite TIRES sharp edge) is up toward the engine. , Keep tires free of gasoline, oil, or insect 4.

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    GRASS CATCHER Remove engine oil cap; lay aside on a clean surface. The grass catcher may be hosed with Tip lawn mower on its side as shown water, but must be dry when used. and drain oil into a suitable container. Check your grass catcher often for dam- Rock lawn mower back and forth to re- age or deterioration.

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    1. Move lawn mower to an area of cut Back plate grass or another hard surface. NOTE: Water, grass and other debris will drain from beneath the mower housing during the washout process. 2. Remove grass catcher and discharge chute assembly from lawn mower. 3.

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    • ILWARNING: To avoid serious injury, before performing any service and adjustments: 1. Release control bar and stop engine. 2. Make sure the blade 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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    ENGINE to suspected carburetor problems, take your lawn mower to a Sears or other ENGINE SPEED qualified service center for repair and/or Your engine speed has been factory set. adjustment. Do not attempt to increase engine speed IMPORTANT: Never tamper with the or it may result in personal injury.

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    CYLINDER ENGINE FUEL SYSTEM 1. Remove spark plug. 2. Pour one ounce (29 ml) of oil through IMPORTANT: It is important to prevent spark plug hole into cylinder. gum deposits from forming in essential fuel 3. Pull starter handle slowly a few times system parts such as carburetor, fuel filter, to distribute oil.

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    PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Rear of lawn mower Loss of power 1. Raise cutting height. housing or cutting blade dragging in heavy grass. Cutting too much grass. 2. Raise cutting height. Dirty air filter. 3. Clean/replace air filter. 4. Clean underside of mower Buildup of grass, leaves, and trash under mower.

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    Para conocer los detalles de la cobertura de la garantia con el fin de obtener una reparaci6n o un reemplazo en forma gratuita, visite el sitio web: Esta garantia SOLO cubre defectos de material y mano de obra. La cobertura de la garantia NO incluye: •...

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    I. OPERACION • Siempre use gafas de seguridad o anteojos con protecci6n lateral cuando opere la sega- • Antes de empezar, debe familiarizarse dora. completamente con los controles y el uso correcto de la maquina. Para esto, debe leer y comprender todas las instrucciones II.

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    • Nunca repostar la m_.quina al interior de un • Mantenga las tuercas y los pernos, espe- local. cialmente los pernos del accesorio de la • Nunca guardar la m_.quina o el contenedor cuchilla, apretados y mantenga el equipo en buenas condiciones.

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    Reparacion Congratulaciones por su buena compra. • Ayuda rapida pot telefono - soporte tele- nuevo producto Craftsman® estb. diseflado f6nico por parte de un representante Sears y fabricado para funcionar de modo fiable pot sobre productos que requieren un arreglo en muchos aflos.

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    Lea estas instrucciones y este manual comple- Remueva la curia protectora, levante la sec- tamente antes de tratar de montar u operar su ci6n del mango superior hasta su lugar en segadora nueva. el mango inferior, y apriete ambas manillas del mango.

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    PARA PREPARAR LA BATERJA PARA MONTAR EL RECOGEDOR C#SPED AVlSO: Su bateria tiene que estar cargada an- Ponga el bastidor del recogedor de cesped tes de que pueda hacer arrancar su segadora. en la bolsa del cesped con la parte rigida Desconecte el conector del motor (macho) al conector de la bateria (hembra).

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    FAMILIARICESE CON SU SEGADORA LEA ESTE MANUAL DEL DUENO Y LAS REGLAS DE SEGURIDADANTES DE OPARAR SU SEGADORA. Compare las ilustraciones con su segadora para familiarizarse con la ubicaci6n de los diversos controles y ajustes. Guarde este manual para referencia en el futuro. Estos simbolos pueden apareser sobre su segadora o en la literatura...

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    AJUSTE DEL MANDO La operaci6n de cualquier Ocasionalmente, el sistema de mando puede segadora puede hacer que SEGURIDAD "aflojarse", provocando una disminuci6n de la salten objetos extraflos dentro de velocidad. Hay un torniquete en la sede del sus ojos, Io que puede producir mando para apretar la tensi6n del cable.

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    PARA CONVERTIR LA SEGADORA Su segadora fue enviada lista para usarse como acolchadora de capa vegetal. Para convertida a una operaci6n de ensacado o de descarga: SEGADORAS CON DESCARGA TRASERA • Levantar la puerta trasera de cortacesped y colocar los ganchos del armaz6n de la recolectora de hierba en los soporte del recogedor de cesped.

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    PARA VACIAR EL RECOGEDOR ,_ILPRECAUCION: Limpie el aceite o el CESPED combustible derramado. No almacene, derrame Levante el recogedor de cesped usando el o use gasolina cerca de una llama expuesta. mango del bastidor. ,_ILPRECAUCION: Los combustibles Remueva el recogedor de cesped, con los mezclados con alcohol (conocidos como recortes, de debajo del mango de la sega- gasohol, o el uso de etanol o metanol) pueden...

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    CONSEJOS PARA SEGAR CONSEJOS PARA SEGAR Y ACOL= _PRECAUClON:Noutilizardispositivos a nti- CHAR pajadela hoja en la segadora ya que estos IMPORTANTE: Para obtener el mejor accesorios son peligrosos, pueden daSar su rendimiento mantenga la caja de la segadora segadora y anular su garanfia. sin acumulacion de cesped y basura.

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    PROGRAMA ANTES DESPUES CADA CADA CADA ANTES DEL DE CADA DE CADA 25 HORAS O ALMACE= MANTEN|M|ENTO HORAS TEIVIPORADA HORAS NAIVIIENTO Revisar si hay Sujetadores Sueltos Limpiar/Inspeccionar el Recogedor de Cesped * Controlar los Neumaticos Controlar las Ruedas Motrices _1_ Limpiar la Segadora ..

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    SEGADORA Ponga la cuchilla en el adaptador. IMPORTANTE: Para asegurar la instalacion Siempre observe las reglas de seguridad cu- ropiada, posicione el agujero central de la cuchilla ando haga el mantenimiento. con la estrella del conjunto del adaptador. LLANTAS AsegOrese de que el borde de salida de •...

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    RECOGEDOR DE CESPED Remueva la tapa del dep6sito del aceite; • El recogedor de cesped puede ser rociado dejela a un lado en una superficie limpia. con el agua de la manguera pero tiene que Incline la cortadora de cesped por este estar seco cuando se vaya a usar.

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    Labio Plancha trasera Mueva el cortacespedes de cesped a un Area de la hierba cortada o de otra superfi- cie dura. NOTA: El agua, la hierba y la otra ruina escur- rirb.n debajo de la cubierta del cortacespedes durante el proceso del derrubio. Quite el colector de la hierba y descargue el montaje del canal inclinado del cortaces- pedes de cesped.

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    _,DVERTENClA: Para evitar lesi6nes serias, antes de dar calquier servico o de hacer ajustes: Suelte la barra de control y pare el motor. AsegOrese que la cuchilla y que todas las partes movibles se hayan detenido completamente. Desconecte el alambre de la bujia y p6ngalo en donde no pueda entrar en contacto con esta. Reinstale la fijador de la correa y cubierta SEGADORA de la impulsi6n.

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    MOTOR debido a problemas que se sospecha vienen del carburador, Ileve su segadora a contacto VELOCIDAD DEL MOTOR con su centro de servicio Sears o con un otto La velocidad del motor ha sido ajustada en centro de servicio cualificado para repararla y/o la fAbrica.

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    ACEiTE DEL MOTOR MOTOR SISTEMA DE COMBUSTIBLE Drene el aceite (con el motor caliente) y c_.mbielo con aceite de motor limpio. (Vea "MOTOR" en la iMPORTANTE: Es importante evitar que secci6n de Mantenimento de este manual.) se formen depositos de coma en partes fundamentales del sistemade combustible tales...

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    SOLUCION DE PROBLEMAS - Vea ia seccion apropiada en el manuaJ amenos este dirigido a un centro de servico Sears. CAUSA PROBLEMA CORRECClON Falta de Eleve la altura de corte. 1. Cuchilla desgastada, doblada fuerza o suelta. Eleve la altura de corte. AItura de las ruedas dispareja.

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    CRAFTSMAN ROTARY LAWN MOWER - - MODEL NUMBER 917,370691 11 26 ;4 96 \52\ 54 65...

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    CRAFTSMAN ROTARY LAWN MOWER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.370691 PART PART PART DESCRiPTiON DESCRiPTiON DESCRiPTiON 183471X479 Upper Handle 175735 Hinge Bracket Assembly 197480 O-Ring 438391 Kit, Wheel Adjuster, Rear, Cable, Engine Zone Control / 419942X428 Discharge Deflector 431134 Handle Bracket, LH...

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    CRAFTSMAN ROTARY LAWN MOWER - - MODEL NUMBER 917,370691 ,' ( - 20...

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    CRAFTSMAN ROTARY LAWN MOWER - - MODEL NUMBER 917.370691 PART PART DESCRiPTiON DESCRiPTiON Locknut, Hex 430991 Drive Control Assembly 409148 (Includes Cable) 194018 Drive Pulley V-Belt 427426 Cable, Drive 426609 429544X479 Mounting Bracket, Drive Control 431124 Kit, Wheel Adjuster, Front, LH 194231X460 Wheel &...

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    BRIGGS & STRATTON 4-CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 128T05=5268=B1 365 "",_._ 127 \_ 188_ _>'_' 209,S 202 _"_ "j_'_ 1388 1 1386...

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    BRIGGS & STRATTON 4-CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 128T05-5268-B1 356 _ _::_:"Y _<_'_. 6o8 ] 1211 1210 689 _#;' 1036 EMISSIONS LABEL .._ ..332_ ..

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    BRIGGS & STRATTON 4=CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 128T05-5268-B1 358 ENGINE GASKET SET 842 d_ 1095 VALVE GASKET SET Engine Power Rating Information The gross power rating for individual gas engine models is labeled in accordance with SAE (So- ciety of Automo-tive Engineers)code Jl1940 (Small Engine Power &...

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    BRIGGS & STRATTON 4=CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 128T05=5268=B1 PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 697322 Cylinder Assembly 796704 Gasket-intake 399269 Kit-Bushing / Seal 691650 Screw (intake Manifold) (Magneto Side) 691421 Housing-Rewind Starter 299819s Seal-Oil (Magneto Side) 697316 Rope-Starter 493279 Sump-Engine 795426 Grip-Starter Rope 691160 Head-Cylinder...

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    BRIGGS & STRATTON 4=CYCLE ENGINE MODEL NUMBER 128T05=5268=B1 PART PART DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION 691688 Screw (Carburetor) 691155 Seat-Valve (Intake) 690272 Washer (Governor Crank) 690380 Seat-Valve (Exhaust) 690670 Screw (Air Cleaner Cover) 262001 Bushing-Valve Guide 692523 Screw (Exhaust Valve) (Air Cleaner Primer Base) 63709 Bushing-Valve Guide...

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