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TROUBLESHOOTING
CHART:
See
appropriate
section
in manual
unless
directed
to Sears
service
center
_ROBLEM
CAUSE
CORRECTION
Loss of power
6.
Faulty spark plug.
6.
Clean
and regap or change
(continued)
spark plug.
7.
Dirty fuel filter.
7.
Replace
fuel filter.
8.
Stale or dirty fuel.
8.
Empty fuel tank and refill tank
with fresh, clean gasoline.
9.
Water
in fuel.
9.
Empty
fuel tank and carbure-
tor, refill tank with fresh gas-
oline and replace
fuel filter.
10. Spark
plug wire loose.
10. Connect
and tighten
spark
plug wire.
11. Dirty engine
air screen/fins.
11. Clean
engine
air screen/fins.
12. Dirty/clogged
muffler.
12. Clean/replace
muffler.
13. Loose or damaged
wiring.
13. Check
all wiring.
14. Carburetor
out of adjustment.
14. See "To Adjust
Carburetor"
in Service
and Adjustments
section.
15. Engine valves
out of
15. Contact
a Sears
or other
adjustment,
qualified
service
center.
Excessive
vibration
Engine dies when
tractor is shifted
into reverse
Engine continues
to run when
operator leaves
seat with
attachment
clutch engaged
Poor cut - uneven
1. Worn,
bent or loose
blade.
2.
Bent blade mandrel.
3.
Loose/damaged
part(s).
,
,
,
2.
3.
4.
5.
Reverse
operation
system
(ROS) is not "ON" while
mower or other attachment
is engaged.
Faulty operator-safety
presence
control
system.
Worn,
bent or loose
blade.
Mower deck not level.
Buildup
of grass,
leaves,
and
trash under mower.
Bent blade mandrel.
Clogged
mower
deck vent
from build-up of grass, leaves,
and trash around
mandrels.
1. Replace
blade. Tighten
blade
bolt.
2.
Contact
a Sears
or other
qualified
service
center.
3.
Tighten
loose
part(s).
Replace
damaged
parts.
,
,
Turn ignition
key to
ROS "ON" position.
See Operation
section.
Check
wiring,
switches
and
connections.
If not corrected,
contact
a Sears or other
qualified
service
center.
1. Replace
blade. Tighten
blade
bolt.
2.
Level mower
deck.
3.
Clean
underside
of mower
housing.
4.
Contact
a Sears
or other
qualified
service
center.
5.
Clean
around
mandrels
to
open vent holes.
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    In what year was this model manufactur​ed