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Craftsman 917.248960 Owner's Manual

Grass catcher 54" mower
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Owner's Manual
CRAFTSMRN °
GRASS CATC
E
54" Mower
Model No.
917.248960
=Safety
=Assembly
=Operation
, Maintenance
, Repair
Parts
CAUTION:
Read and follow all Safety
Rules and Instructions
be-
fore operating this equip-
ment.
For answers to your questions
about this product, Call:
1=800 =659=5917
Sears Craftsman
Help Line
5 am - 5 pm, Men - Sat
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Visit our Craftsman
website:www.sears.com/craftsman

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  • Page 1 Read and follow all Safety 1=800 =659=5917 Rules and Instructions Sears Craftsman Help Line 5 am - 5 pm, Men - Sat fore operating this equip- ment. Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. Visit our Craftsman website:www.sears.com/craftsman...
  • Page 2: General Operation

    SAFETY RULES Safe Operation Practices for Ride-On Mowers iMPORTANT: THIS CUTTING MACHINE IS CAPABLE OF AMPUTATING HANDS AND FEET AND THROWING OBJECTS. FAILURE TO OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING SAFETY iNSTRUCTIONS COULD RESULT iN SERIOUS iNJURY OR DEATH. • Data indicates that operators, age 60 years and above, are involved in a large percentage of riding mower-re- WARNING: in order to prevent ac-...
  • Page 3 SAFETY RULES Safe Operation Practices for Ride=On Mowers IV, TOWING • If you strike a foreign object, stop and inspect the machine. Repair, if necessary, before restarting. • Tow only with a machine that has a hitch designed for • Never make any adjustments or repairs with the engine towing.
  • Page 4 KNOWYOUR GRASS CATCHER READTHIS OWNER'S MANUALAND SAFETY RULES BEFORE ASSEMBLING OR OPERATINGYOU R GRASS CATCHER. Compare the illustrations with the carton contents to familiarize yourself with the parts before starting the assembly. Study the operating instructions and safety precautions thoroughly to insure proper functioning of your Grass Catcher and to prevent injury to yourself and others.
  • Page 5: Cover Assembly

    Slide flanges of support assembly into drawbar slots iNSTALL HiGH LiFT BAGGING BLADES first, then, pivot backwards inserting pin into drawbar (See Fig. 1) pin hole. Be sure support assembly is seated properly, then secure with retainer spring. blade with heavy cloth. SUPPORT ASSEMBLY NOTE: If you already have high lift bagging blades on your...
  • Page 6 CONTAINER MOUNTING (See Fig. 4) LOWER CHUTE (See Fig. 5) install one container to left side first, install another Raise and hold deflector shield in upright position. container to center position and one in right position. Place slot in lower chute over mounting tab on mower and position lower chute over mower opening as NOTE: Left edge of right container should always overlap shown.
  • Page 7 UPPER CHUTE (See Figs. 6A & 6B) LEVEL MOWER Lower mower to its lowest cutting position. • Be sure mower is properly leveled for best mower performance. See your tractors owner's manual for Assemble upper chute by inserting curved end into instructions hole in back of cover.
  • Page 8 TIPS FOR iMPROVED BAGGING • Avoid cutting wet grass or in the morning while the dew is still heavy. Grass clippings collected under these OPERATION: conditions tend to be sticky and adhere to the walls of Follow the mower operation instructions in your tractor the flow path causing clogging.
  • Page 9: General Recommendations

    RETURN IT TO ANY SEARS STORE OR SEARS PARTS & REPAIR CENTER OR OTHER CRAFTSMAN OUTLET IN THE UNITED STATES FOR FREE REPAIR (or replacement if repair proves impossible).
  • Page 10: Grass Catcher

    GRASS CATCHER- - MODEL NUMBER 917.248960 123 14...
  • Page 11 GRASS CATCHER- - MODEL NUMBER 917.248960 PART DESCRiPTiON PART DESCRiPTiON 69180 187300 Chute, Lower Nut, Crownlock #10-24 71161010 Screw #10-24 x 5/8 192709 Screen, Cover 193010 4939M Spring, Retainer Cover Assembly 176987 Support Assembly "A" (Includes 34, 37) 187299 198128 Support Assembly "B"...
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